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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 (Exploratory)

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

Arts, Sciences, & Education

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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 (BA)

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.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Communication, Architecture, + The Arts

MMC

Art (BFA)

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.

BFA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Communication, Architecture, + The Arts

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Art (BFA) - Digital Arts

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.

BFA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Communication, Architecture, + The Arts

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Art (BFA) - Graphic Design

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.

BFA2-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.

BS2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Communication, Architecture, + The Arts

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.

BA2-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.

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.

BBC, MMC

Asian Studies - Asian Cultural 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.

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

Asian Studies - Asian World Affairs

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.

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.

BBC, MMC

Asian Studies - Chinese Area 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.

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.

BBC, MMC

Asian Studies - East 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.

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.

BBC, MMC

Asian Studies - Intn'l Political Economy of Asia

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.

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.

BBC, MMC