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Disaster Management

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Disaster Management prepares students to plan for, respond to, recover from and mitigate damages to all types of disasters not only affecting South Florida, but including those impacting the nation and the world. Many of the faculty in the program are current or senior officials working for the United Nations, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, state and county emergency manager directors as well as leading academic scholars in their respective fields. The program's curriculum is interdisciplinary in nature and scope and designed to develop and improve the skills of disaster practitioners and those interested in entering the exciting field of disaster management.

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Public Health and Social Work

The College offers baccalaureate degree programs in Social Work and in Dietetics and Nutrition. The Dietetics and Nutrition Program is offered in two formats: Didactic Program and Coordinated Program. The baccalaureate program in Social Work is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The Didactic Program is fully accredited and the Coordinated Program has been granted probationary status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).

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Early Childhood Education - Early Childhood Development

The Early Childhood Development subplan focuses on understanding of learning and development during the early childhood years. Students will learn about the cognitive, language, and social/emotional development of young children within the context of family and community studies. Students will also learn about general and early education practices and curricula. (NOTE: This track does not result in a teacher certification.)

BS2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC, ON

Early Childhood Education - Early Childhood Development (Online)

The Early Childhood Development subplan focuses on understanding of learning and development during the early childhood years. Students will learn about the cognitive, language, and social/emotional development of young children within the context of family and community studies. Students will also learn about general and early education practices and curricula. (NOTE: This track does not result in a teacher certification.)

BS2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

ON

Early Childhood Education - ESOL Endorsement

The Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education with ESOL Endorsement is an initial teacher preparation program designed to train future teachers of students from preK-3 to grade 3. The program is designed to provide students with general knowledge of teaching and pedagogical practices, as well as specific knowledge relevant to working in the early childhood education field.

BS2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Earth Sciences

The Bachelors of Arts in Earth Sciences provides Earth Science background for those who intend to enter non-science fields, such as public administration, law, and especially teaching. The major in Earth Science Education leads to teacher certification within the State of Florida, including 6 credits of student teaching in the senior year. Knowledge of Earth Sciences is essential for understanding problems of climate change, groundwater supply, weather and environmental hazards, geotechnical engineering, and natural resource management. Students have the opportunity to work in well-equipped Earth Science laboratories and to learn the major techniques used in the Earth Sciences, including meteorology, hydrogeology, oceanography and geology.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

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Earth Science - Earth Science Education

Knowledge of Earth Sciences is essential for understanding problems of climate change, groundwater supply, weather and environmental hazards, geotechnical engineering, and natural resource management. Students have the opportunity to work in well-equipped Earth Science laboratories and to learn the major techniques used in the Earth Sciences, including meteorology, hydrogeology, oceanography and geology. The Bachelors of Arts in Earth Sciences provides Earth Science background for those who intend to enter fields, such as public administration, law, and especially teaching. The Earth Science Education major offers a degree in the discipline with multiple field experiences in diverse classroom settings and culminates in a full-time teaching internship. Upon graduation from the program, students are endorsed for Full Teacher Certification by the State of Florida’s Department of Education

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Economics (BA)

The Economics degree provides students with an understanding of economic problems and institutions and with analytical tools to apply this knowledge to contemporary problems. The program stresses the analytical and quantitative skills necessary for today's jobs and is designed for students desiring a career in business, government, international agencies, or multinational corporations and for those planning graduate study in economics, business, law, public administration, urban studies, or international relations. The degree is a strong choice for those interested in pursuing an advanced degree (such as an MBA or a law degree), learning more about financial markets, or better understanding the ever-changing global environment. Employers looking to hire in financial institutions or consulting firms often consider economics to be an extremely attractive major.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

International and Public Affairs

The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (G-SIPA) brings together many of Florida International University’s internationally oriented disciplines to provide cutting-edge research, first-rate teaching, and innovative training necessary for the globalized world of the 21st century. G-SIPA includes eight signature departments: Criminal Justice, Economics, Global & Sociocultural Studies, History, Modern Languages, Politics and International Relations, Public Administration, and Religious Studies. The School also houses many of the University’s most prominent international centers, institutes, and programs.

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Economics (BA) (Online)

The Economics degree provides students with an understanding of economic problems and institutions and with analytical tools to apply this knowledge to contemporary problems. The program stresses the analytical and quantitative skills necessary for today's jobs and is designed for students desiring a career in business, government, international agencies, or multinational corporations and for those planning graduate study in economics, business, law, public administration, urban studies, or international relations. The degree is a strong choice for those interested in pursuing an advanced degree (such as an MBA or a law degree), learning more about financial markets, or better understanding the ever-changing global environment. Employers looking to hire in financial institutions or consulting firms often consider economics to be an extremely attractive major.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

International and Public Affairs

The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (G-SIPA) brings together many of Florida International University’s internationally oriented disciplines to provide cutting-edge research, first-rate teaching, and innovative training necessary for the globalized world of the 21st century. G-SIPA includes eight signature departments: Criminal Justice, Economics, Global & Sociocultural Studies, History, Modern Languages, Politics and International Relations, Public Administration, and Religious Studies. The School also houses many of the University’s most prominent international centers, institutes, and programs.

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Economics (BA) - Economics of Business and Industry

The Economics degree provides students with an understanding of economic problems and institutions and with analytical tools to apply this knowledge to contemporary problems. The program stresses the analytical and quantitative skills necessary for today's jobs and is designed for students desiring a career in business, government, international agencies, or multinational corporations and for those planning graduate study in economics, business, law, public administration, urban studies, or international relations. The degree is a strong choice for those interested in pursuing an advanced degree (such as an MBA or a law degree), learning more about financial markets, or better understanding the ever-changing global environment. Employers looking to hire in financial institutions or consulting firms often consider economics to be an extremely attractive major.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

International and Public Affairs

The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (G-SIPA) brings together many of Florida International University’s internationally oriented disciplines to provide cutting-edge research, first-rate teaching, and innovative training necessary for the globalized world of the 21st century. G-SIPA includes eight signature departments: Criminal Justice, Economics, Global & Sociocultural Studies, History, Modern Languages, Politics and International Relations, Public Administration, and Religious Studies. The School also houses many of the University’s most prominent international centers, institutes, and programs.

MMC

Economics (BA) - Economic Development

The Economics degree provides students with an understanding of economic problems and institutions and with analytical tools to apply this knowledge to contemporary problems. The program stresses the analytical and quantitative skills necessary for today's jobs and is designed for students desiring a career in business, government, international agencies, or multinational corporations and for those planning graduate study in economics, business, law, public administration, urban studies, or international relations. The degree is a strong choice for those interested in pursuing an advanced degree (such as an MBA or a law degree), learning more about financial markets, or better understanding the ever-changing global environment. Employers looking to hire in financial institutions or consulting firms often consider economics to be an extremely attractive major.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

International and Public Affairs

The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (G-SIPA) brings together many of Florida International University’s internationally oriented disciplines to provide cutting-edge research, first-rate teaching, and innovative training necessary for the globalized world of the 21st century. G-SIPA includes eight signature departments: Criminal Justice, Economics, Global & Sociocultural Studies, History, Modern Languages, Politics and International Relations, Public Administration, and Religious Studies. The School also houses many of the University’s most prominent international centers, institutes, and programs.

MMC

Economics (BA) - International Economics

The Economics degree provides students with an understanding of economic problems and institutions and with analytical tools to apply this knowledge to contemporary problems. The program stresses the analytical and quantitative skills necessary for today's jobs and is designed for students desiring a career in business, government, international agencies, or multinational corporations and for those planning graduate study in economics, business, law, public administration, urban studies, or international relations. The degree is a strong choice for those interested in pursuing an advanced degree (such as an MBA or a law degree), learning more about financial markets, or better understanding the ever-changing global environment. Employers looking to hire in financial institutions or consulting firms often consider economics to be an extremely attractive major.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

International and Public Affairs

The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (G-SIPA) brings together many of Florida International University’s internationally oriented disciplines to provide cutting-edge research, first-rate teaching, and innovative training necessary for the globalized world of the 21st century. G-SIPA includes eight signature departments: Criminal Justice, Economics, Global & Sociocultural Studies, History, Modern Languages, Politics and International Relations, Public Administration, and Religious Studies. The School also houses many of the University’s most prominent international centers, institutes, and programs.

MMC

Economics (BA) - Public Policy

The Economics degree provides students with an understanding of economic problems and institutions and with analytical tools to apply this knowledge to contemporary problems. The program stresses the analytical and quantitative skills necessary for today's jobs and is designed for students desiring a career in business, government, international agencies, or multinational corporations and for those planning graduate study in economics, business, law, public administration, urban studies, or international relations. The degree is a strong choice for those interested in pursuing an advanced degree (such as an MBA or a law degree), learning more about financial markets, or better understanding the ever-changing global environment. Employers looking to hire in financial institutions or consulting firms often consider economics to be an extremely attractive major.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

International and Public Affairs

The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (G-SIPA) brings together many of Florida International University’s internationally oriented disciplines to provide cutting-edge research, first-rate teaching, and innovative training necessary for the globalized world of the 21st century. G-SIPA includes eight signature departments: Criminal Justice, Economics, Global & Sociocultural Studies, History, Modern Languages, Politics and International Relations, Public Administration, and Religious Studies. The School also houses many of the University’s most prominent international centers, institutes, and programs.

MMC

Economics (BS)

The Economics degree provides students with an understanding of economic problems and institutions and with analytical tools to apply this knowledge to contemporary problems. The program stresses the analytical and quantitative skills necessary for today's jobs and is designed for students desiring a career in business, government, international agencies, or multinational corporations and for those planning graduate study in economics, business, law, public administration, urban studies, or international relations. The degree is a strong choice for those interested in pursuing an advanced degree (such as an MBA or a law degree), learning more about financial markets, or better understanding the ever-changing global environment. Employers looking to hire in financial institutions or consulting firms often consider economics to be an extremely attractive major.

BS2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

International and Public Affairs

The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (G-SIPA) brings together many of Florida International University’s internationally oriented disciplines to provide cutting-edge research, first-rate teaching, and innovative training necessary for the globalized world of the 21st century. G-SIPA includes eight signature departments: Criminal Justice, Economics, Global & Sociocultural Studies, History, Modern Languages, Politics and International Relations, Public Administration, and Religious Studies. The School also houses many of the University’s most prominent international centers, institutes, and programs.

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Electrical Engineering

Students in the Electrical Engineering (EE) program are trained in the areas of electronics and electromagnetism, nanotechnology, power and energy systems, communications,, controls, bio-engineering and computers. The objective is to provide excellence in education so that our graduates become critical thinkers, creative problem solvers and life-long learners. Our graduates are trained to stay current in their field of expertise and to excel in their respective organizations. Furthermore, the EE program provides students with a solid foundation necessary for pursuing advanced studies in the field of Electrical Engineering.

BS2-year Transfer

Engineering and Computing

The College of Engineering and Computing is a premier resource for Engineering, Computing, Construction and Management education. FIU offers students the opportunity to be exposed to Miami's international business community where this exposure better prepares them to enter the global market upon graduation.

The College's distinguished faculty is recognized for excellence in teaching, research and service, and has received numerous national awards for innovative development. The College resides at the Engineering Center (EC) and at the Computing and Information Sciences (ECS) building located at the Modesto Maidique Campus (MMC). with facilities housing world-class research centers, study areas, computing facilities, and teaching and research laboratories.

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Elementary Education

The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with ESOL Endorsement provides the professional preparation necessary to teach grades K through 6, as well as the coursework necessary to earn the TESOL endorsement. State of Florida certification requirements are met through coursework, field experiences, and student teaching.

BS2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC