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Accounting

This program provides the knowledge and skills needed to enter the fields of public, private sector, corporate and governmental accounting, or to pursue advanced degrees in accounting, business or law. For public accounting, you must pass the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination, which in Florida requires 30 credit hours beyond degree. Graduates are able to prepare and interpret financial statements for business, non-profit, and government enterprises; use accounting data to evaluate performance and enable decision making; apply principles related to the design, integrity, and effectiveness of accounting information systems; understand the role of auditing in society, including procedures and reporting requirements; and analyze legal, ethical and legislative constructs which govern the conduct of business.

BACC2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Business Administration

Our undergraduate students from all over the world realize the value of our College of Business Administration, which is accredited by AACSB International, and its leading-edge curriculum of both traditional and online courses. They view our college as Miami and South Florida's top business school and are proud to be educated at a College recognized around the world as a leader in entrepreneurship and international business education. Our Bachelor of Business Administration provides students a solid general education, a fundamental understanding of business concepts and practices, a deeper knowledge of the major areas of business and an appreciation of the role of business in society both in the United States and globally.

MMC

Administration and Management

The Administration and Management exploratory area contains majors that are ideal for students who are interested in pursuing careers in business or managerial positions in different professions ranging from the hospitality industry and health care industry to careers in the public and nonprofit sectors. Exploratory majors are excellent for students who are unsure about the major they want to pursue or for students who do not meet the criteria for certain majors with selective admissions. These students will have access to an academic advisor who will provide personal guidance with exploring various career options and selecting an appropriate major.

ExploratoryExploratory Freshmen

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Education offers programs and services which guide FIU Undergraduates to timely graduation within their chosen major. Students who have not selected a major upon admissions are provided a range of tools and guidance through the Exploratory Studies program. Using six different tracks, the Exploratory Studies Program is dedicated to guiding students into appropriate majors as early as possible in their university career. For all undergraduates attending FIU, Undergraduate Education provides academic advising, first-year success seminars, tutoring services, study abroad and student exchange programs. Transfer and Transition Services provide valuable assistance to entering transfer students.

BBC, MMC

Architecture Accelerated Masters

The accelerated Master of Architecture program provides a seamless course of study that begins freshman year with pre-graduate studies, commences graduate studies in the third year, and leads to the conferral of the Professional Master of Architecture degree (M.Arch). The program is centered on an exciting sequence of design studios that leads the student from the basics of design through advanced architectural projects that explore structure, materials, building systems, site conditions, history/theory, digital design, and cultural context. Students are encouraged to study abroad in our Genoa center, take classes at our Miami Beach Urban Studio, and explore related fields in the College. Architects enjoy work in the private and public sectors and contribute in numerous ways to our built environment.

MARCH5-year Accelerated

Communication, Architecture, + The Arts

MMC

Art

The Bachelor of Arts in Art program is designed for students who do not wish to become professional artists, but who ultimately desire to teach at a primary or secondary level, or those students wishing to enter the art market in other capacities, such as working at galleries or museums. The BA in Art would also be the primary degree for those wishing to pursue a Masters of Art in Art Education, Museum Studies, or Arts Administration.

Bachelor of Arts2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Communication, Architecture, + The Arts

MMC

Art

The BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art) degree is our "professional level" program for those planning a career as an artist and those likely to seek admission to a Master of Fine Arts graduate program. Especially through the Thesis I & II courses, BFA majors are expected to reach a very high level of achievement in the skill and conceptual clarity of their work. Studio Areas: Ceramics, Drawing, Electronic Art & Digital Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, and Time-Based Media.

Bachelor of Fine Arts2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Communication, Architecture, + The Arts

BBC, MMC

Art Education

The Bachelor of Science in Art Education is designed to train professionals to teach art/art history, aesthetics, and criticism in the schools. The program emphasizes the blending of research and theory with practical applied experience, and considers the urban, multicultural nature of the University community, as well as more general national trends within the discipline. The program involves extensive fieldwork with supervision and seminars. All students are encouraged to pursue specialized interests and needs. State of Florida certification requirements are met through coursework, field experiences, and student teaching.

Bachelor of Science2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Art History

The Department of Art and Art History offers a BA in Art History that is designed to introduce methodologies and subjects of Art History from throughout the world. In addition to traditional European and American subjects from ancient to modern times, we offer a strong emphasis on Latin American art from Pre-Columbian to the present. The BA in Art History provides professional education as preparation for careers as art professionals and for further graduate study. The BA complements our BFA degree program in art and provides significant interaction between artists and historians.

Bachelor of Arts2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Communication, Architecture, + The Arts

MMC

Asian Studies

The Asian Studies B.A. enhances the mission of Florida International University to achieve excellence in diverse aspects of its international studies programs. This degree is designed for students with a desire for intellectual growth that focuses on Asia. The study of this increasingly important world region, with an emphasis on China, Japan, India, and Central and Southeast Asia, provides a multidisciplinary approach covering the languages and culture, philosophy and religion, arts and literature, as well as issues in history, politics, geography, sociology/anthropology, international relations, education and business in the global environment. Asian Studies provides instruction, advising, and experiential opportunities for students in an environment promoting scholarship, critical thinking, free inquiry, and clear and candid communication.

Bachelor of Arts2-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.

BBC, MMC

Biological and Environmental Sciences

The Biological and Environmental Sciences exploratory area contains majors that are ideal for students who have an interest in pursuing careers in medicine or who are considering studies in earth or environmental studies. Exploratory majors are excellent for students who are unsure about the major they want to pursue or for students who do not meet the criteria for certain majors with selective admissions. These students will have access to an academic advisor who will provide personal guidance with exploring various career options and selecting an appropriate major.

ExploratoryExploratory Freshmen

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Education offers programs and services which guide FIU Undergraduates to timely graduation within their chosen major. Students who have not selected a major upon admissions are provided a range of tools and guidance through the Exploratory Studies program. Using six different tracks, the Exploratory Studies Program is dedicated to guiding students into appropriate majors as early as possible in their university career. For all undergraduates attending FIU, Undergraduate Education provides academic advising, first-year success seminars, tutoring services, study abroad and student exchange programs. Transfer and Transition Services provide valuable assistance to entering transfer students.

BBC, MMC

Biological Science

The Biological Sciences degree program provides a strong foundation in biology, from molecules to ecosystems, including structural and developmental biology, physiology, organismal diversity, and ecology, within an evolutionary framework. Faculty and students work with a diverse array of plant, animal, and microbial organisms and in a wide range of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine habitats. FIU is ideally situated for the study of tropical biology and many of our laboratories specialize in tropical systems. This field of study will prepare students for further graduate and professional studies, as well as for employment in areas that require university-level training in the life sciences. A Biology Education track prepares students for teaching at the secondary level.

Bachelor of Science2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

BBC, MMC

Biological Science: Biology Education

This degree-specific program combines the rigorous requirements of the Biology B.S. program with content-specific pedagogy to prepare students interested in teaching biology at the secondary level. The Biology 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.

Bachelor of Science2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

BBC, MMC

Biological Science: Education (Program Description)

This degree-specific program combines the rigorous requirements of the Biology B.S. program with content-specific pedagogy to prepare students interested in teaching biology at the secondary level. The Biology 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.

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Bachelor of ScienceN/A

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Biochemistry

Bachelor of Science2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Biomedical Engineering

The Biomedical Engineering (BME) program is leading the State in Biomedical Engineering education. It is the only department in the nation offering an accredited undergraduate degree in BME at a Minority and Hispanic serving institution. Biomedical Engineering weaves a strong life science foundation with multidisciplinary engineering fundamentals for investigating and understanding living system using quantitative assessment tools, engineering living systems, and developing novel biomedical sensors and devices. The objective of the undergraduate program is to produce graduates that continue in advanced study in engineering, medicine or the sciences and/or professional practice as a biomedical engineer in industry. Biomedical Engineering students are trained to demonstrate proficiency in one or more of the following areas: clinical application of biomedical engineering tools, product development, manufacturing, and commercialization in the biomedical industry; participation in diverse teams; and biomedical research. Our graduates are also prepared to meet their professional responsibilities by providing service to the community through leadership skills, ethical decision making and effective communication.

Bachelor of Science2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

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.

MMC

Chemistry (BA)

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree is designed for students preparing for careers such as medicine, dentistry, environmental studies, veterinary medicine, patent law, secondary science education or forensic chemistry. The Chemical Education Major allows students to meet all the requirements for full certification to teach 6-12 in the State of Florida. Students may work with the Department's faculty members, many of whom are interdisciplinary in their training and interests and teach in several fields, in their research labs. Some present the result of their research at national conferences and publish them in chemistry journals.

Bachelor of Arts2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC