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Philosophy - General

The Philosophy Major emphasizes effective and critical reading, writing, and speaking; and the study of philosophy deals with the interpretation of texts, the balanced exposition and examination of issues, the construction and appraisal of arguments and explanations, and the criticism of doctrines and things commonly taken for granted. The skills and training which one receives as a philosophy major or minor are valuable in many careers. The major serves as evidence to prospective employers or graduate schools that one is capable of creative and analytical thinking and proficient in research, reasoning, problem-solving, and verbal and written communication. Among the fields to which philosophy majors have entered are teaching at the pre-college level, government, law, medicine, business, journalism, and publishing.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Philosophy - Professional

The Philosophy Major emphasizes effective and critical reading, writing, and speaking; and the study of philosophy deals with the interpretation of texts, the balanced exposition and examination of issues, the construction and appraisal of arguments and explanations, and the criticism of doctrines and things commonly taken for granted. The skills and training which one receives as a philosophy major or minor are valuable in many careers. The major serves as evidence to prospective employers or graduate schools that one is capable of creative and analytical thinking and proficient in research, reasoning, problem-solving, and verbal and written communication. Among the fields to which philosophy majors have entered are teaching at the pre-college level, government, law, medicine, business, journalism, and publishing.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Philosophy - Specialized

The Philosophy Major emphasizes effective and critical reading, writing, and speaking; and the study of philosophy deals with the interpretation of texts, the balanced exposition and examination of issues, the construction and appraisal of arguments and explanations, and the criticism of doctrines and things commonly taken for granted. The skills and training which one receives as a philosophy major or minor are valuable in many careers. The major serves as evidence to prospective employers or graduate schools that one is capable of creative and analytical thinking and proficient in research, reasoning, problem-solving, and verbal and written communication. Among the fields to which philosophy majors have entered are teaching at the pre-college level, government, law, medicine, business, journalism, and publishing.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Physical Education

The BS in Physical Education program is designed for individuals who wish to become certified to teach physical education in the elementary and middle, and secondary schools. Upon successful completion of the program and the requirements specified by the Florida Department of Education, degree recipients are eligible for regular teacher certification in the State of Florida.

BS2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

BBC

Physical Education - Sport and Fitness Studies

The undergraduate Sport and Fitness Studies subplan prepares individuals for positions in physical activity and fitness settings. These areas typically include but are not limited to coaching, directing fitness activities, administering youth and senior activity programs, and serving special needs populations. The core program emphasizes the development of the knowledge, skills and dispositions of students to succeed in physical activity and exercise settings that are non-school based. Program electives allow students to pursue and develop areas of interest. (NOTE: This track does not result in a teacher certification.)

BS2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

BBC

Physics (BA)

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Physics prepares students interested in physics and planning to enter professional schools in business, education, journalism, law, and medicine, and for students desiring a strong background in physical science but with career objectives in other areas. It is available with concentrations in biophysics, business, and entrepreneurship. The B.A. in Physics with a Major in Physics Education prepares those who wish to teach grades 6-12 and allows the students to complete all the requirements to be fully certified by the State of Florida.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Physics (BA) - Biophysics

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Physics prepares students interested in physics and planning to enter professional schools in business, education, journalism, law, and medicine, and for students desiring a strong background in physical science but with career objectives in other areas. It is available with concentrations in biophysics, business, and entrepreneurship. The B.A. in Physics with a Major in Physics Education prepares those who wish to teach grades 6-12 and allows the students to complete all the requirements to be fully certified by the State of Florida.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Physics (BA) - Business

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Physics prepares students interested in physics and planning to enter professional schools in business, education, journalism, law, and medicine, and for students desiring a strong background in physical science but with career objectives in other areas. It is available with concentrations in biophysics, business, and entrepreneurship. The B.A. in Physics with a Major in Physics Education prepares those who wish to teach grades 6-12 and allows the students to complete all the requirements to be fully certified by the State of Florida.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Physics (BA) - Entrepreneurship

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Physics prepares students interested in physics and planning to enter professional schools in business, education, journalism, law, and medicine, and for students desiring a strong background in physical science but with career objectives in other areas. It is available with concentrations in biophysics, business, and entrepreneurship. The B.A. in Physics with a Major in Physics Education prepares those who wish to teach grades 6-12 and allows the students to complete all the requirements to be fully certified by the State of Florida.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Physics (BA) - Physics Education

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Physics prepares students interested in physics and planning to enter professional schools in business, education, journalism, law, and medicine, and for students desiring a strong background in physical science but with career objectives in other areas. This degree-specific program combines the rigorous requirements of the Physics B.A. program with content-specific pedagogy to prepare students interested in teaching physics at the secondary level. The Physics 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

Physics (BS)

The (B.S.) degree in Physics prepares students for careers in research, industry, government, graduate study in physics, engineering, or material science. Students may work with the Department's faculty members in their research labs. Some students present the results of their research at national conferences and publish them in journals. The Department's many laboratories are well equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation.

BS2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Physics (BS) - Engineering

The (B.S.) degree in Physics prepares students for careers in research, industry, government, graduate study in physics, engineering, or material science. Students may work with the Department's faculty members in their research labs. Some students present the results of their research at national conferences and publish them in journals. The Department's many laboratories are well equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation.

BS2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Physics (BS) - Health Physics

The (B.S.) degree in Physics prepares students for careers in research, industry, government, graduate study in physics, engineering, or material science. Students may work with the Department's faculty members in their research labs. Some students present the results of their research at national conferences and publish them in journals. The Department's many laboratories are well equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation.

BS2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Physics (BS) - Physics Education

The (B.S.) degree in Physics prepares students for careers in research, industry, government, graduate study in physics, engineering, or material science. Students may work with the Department's faculty members in their research labs. Some students present the results of their research at national conferences and publish them in journals. The Department's many laboratories are well equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation.

BS2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Arts, Sciences, & Education

MMC

Political Science

The major in Political Science provides the skills of political analysis and a disciplined education that equips students for a wide variety of careers. The program is designed to: (1) encourage analysis of political theories, institutions, and processes within the broader context of the social sciences; (2) develop a continuing and responsible interest in political participation and public affairs; (3) provide the opportunity to acquire a fundamental understanding of political science as a basis for citizenship, a career in government or the private sector, or graduate study in various fields. The curriculum exposes students to various topics within Political Science while also allowing reasonable specialization in a student's area of interest.

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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