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Asian Studies (Online)

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.

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Behavioral Neuroscience

he Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience is geared toward educating students on the complexities of the human brain and how it enables behavior and cognition. The program reflects current trends in the field of Behavioral Neuroscience through its emphasis on the scientific study of psychological processes and through the inclusion of recent trends and practice. Students have a variety of opportunities to become directly involved in ongoing research and participate in our active student organizations. Many students pursue the B.S. in Behavioral Neuroscience in preparation for graduate or professional training in psychology, medicine, or research. The program consists of 120 credit hours, including completion of the university core curriculum, well-rounded foundational core in behavioral neuroscience, courses in key sub-disciplines within neuroscience (cellular & molecular, behavioral & systems), research methods/lab courses, and electives.

BSN/A

Arts, Sciences, & Education

BBC, MMC, ON

Communication Arts - Organizational Communication Studies

In today’s global environment, effective communication skills have a significant impact on career success. The Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts is for those interested in pursuing careers as directors of communication in business, government, non-profit organizations or the arts. Students enrolled in our courses can expect to develop communication skills essential for leadership, corporate communication and crisis management. Students will learn how to advocate and critically debate ideas in social and political settings, to appreciate diverse communication styles, to work productively in task oriented groups, and to engage in rewarding interpersonal relationships.

BA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Communication, Architecture, + The Arts

MMC, ON

Computer Science (BA) (Online)

The BACS degree presents a course of study that includes mathematics, science, and computer science foundational topics necessary for the preparation of a successful computing professional. Students are taught skills in the art and science of computer programming that exposes them to program design, logic, computing theory, software engineering, and validation. Students develop software in our state of the art labs that offer a variety of operating system and interactive development environments.

BA2-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.

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Crime Science

Crime Science combines forensics and computer science with traditional criminology and criminal justice. It is interdisciplinary involving law, the social and behavioral sciences, crime, the reaction of society to the crime problem, and the means used in treating it. The program produces graduates with sophisticated analytical skills needed for a new era of law enforcement.

The BS in Crime Science is intended for students who appreciate the modern complexities of crime, its prevention and control. Contemporary concerns over homeland security has created an unprecedented demand for criminal justice and counter terrorism have also created new technological problems and demands for police agencies, as has the growth of computer-related crime. Internship opportunities are plentiful for undergraduate students and students can be placed in numerous local, state and federal agencies. The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Science is offered both onsite and fully online.

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.

MMC, ON

Crime Science (Online)

Crime Science combines forensics and computer science with traditional criminology and criminal justice. It is interdisciplinary involving law, the social and behavioral sciences, crime, the reaction of society to the crime problem, and the means used in treating it. The program produces graduates with sophisticated analytical skills needed for a new era of law enforcement.

The BS in Crime Science is intended for students who appreciate the modern complexities of crime, its prevention and control. Contemporary concerns over homeland security has created an unprecedented demand for criminal justice and counter terrorism have also created new technological problems and demands for police agencies, as has the growth of computer-related crime. Internship opportunities are plentiful for undergraduate students and students can be placed in numerous local, state and federal agencies. The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Science is offered both onsite and fully online.

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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Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice focuses on formal mechanisms of social control by which society exercises constraint over its members. It is interdisciplinary involving law, the social and behavioral sciences, crime, the reaction of society to the crime problem, and the means used in treating it. The study of criminal justice fills the needs of students seeking careers in law and within the various agencies of the criminal justice system. The growing emphasis on homeland security has created an unprecedented demand for criminal justice and security professionals. Internship opportunities are plentiful for undergraduate students and students can be placed in numerous local, state and federal agencies. The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is offered both onsite and fully online.

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.

MMC, ON

Criminal Justice (Online)

Criminal Justice focuses on formal mechanisms of social control by which society exercises constraint over its members. It is interdisciplinary involving law, the social and behavioral sciences, crime, the reaction of society to the crime problem, and the means used in treating it. The study of criminal justice fills the needs of students seeking careers in law and within the various agencies of the criminal justice system. The growing emphasis on homeland security has created an unprecedented demand for criminal justice and security professionals. Internship opportunities are plentiful for undergraduate students and students can be placed in numerous local, state and federal agencies. The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is offered both onsite and fully online.

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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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

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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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Finance

Students who graduate with the finance major are prepared to enter positions in corporations, financial institutions, brokerage firms, investment banks, and government. They also are prepared for post-graduate study in all areas of business. Earning a degree in finance enables students to identify the functions of financial markets and institutions and examine their impact on the level of interest rates and interest rate differentials; explore the international integration of financial markets and analyze implications for financial managers; determine and analyze the appropriate measures of risk and return for various financial instruments; and apply the mechanics and regulation of financial securities exchanges to determine the value of stocks, bonds, and securities.

BBA2-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, ON

Finance (Online)

Students who graduate with the finance major are prepared to enter positions in corporations, financial institutions, brokerage firms, investment banks, and government. They also are prepared for post-graduate study in all areas of business. Earning a degree in finance enables students to identify the functions of financial markets and institutions and examine their impact on the level of interest rates and interest rate differentials; explore the international integration of financial markets and analyze implications for financial managers; determine and analyze the appropriate measures of risk and return for various financial instruments; and apply the mechanics and regulation of financial securities exchanges to determine the value of stocks, bonds, and securities.

BBA2-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, ON

Health Services Administration (Online)

The Bachelor of Health Services Administration (BHSA) qualifies graduates for entry-level management positions in health services delivery organizations providing acute and chronic care, rehabilitation and/or health promotion in various health care settings. This degree is a valuable career development pathway for students licensed/certified in clinical health sciences professions but lacking an undergraduate degree; this degree also prepares students for further study at the graduate level in health services administration, public health, and other health science professions (e.g., Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology) given students complete the prerequisite science courses. The program emphasizes systems engineering and financial management of health organizations, health services research, economics, politics and legal aspects of health systems, and program planning and evaluation.

BHSA2-year Transfer, 4-year Freshman

Nursing and Health Sciences

The College of Nursing offers Baccalaureate to Doctoral level in Nursing combines hands on learning with technologically advanced and realistic lab settings. This helps the students to prepare themselves with the highest level of knowledge and skills so they can qualify for job opportunities and achieve their goals in the Nursing community. The school has a Simulation Center and the Rehabilitation Center which have, special labs, real-life care settings, and advanced technology that help the instructor clearly explain and show students how to care for a patient. The College of Nursing and Health Sciences is one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the state and offers education from the Baccalaureate to Doctoral level. Contact Information: Luis Bohorquez, Academic Advisor: 305-348-7734; Lbohorqu@fiu.edu; http:cnhs.fiu.edu/

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History (Online)

History studies past human experience in all its imaginable aspects: economic, social, political, cultural, intellectual, scientific and technological. Relying on a variety of documents, historians develop interpretations of a wide range of the human experience, including scientific and technological breakthroughs, famines, the formation, evolution and conflicts of family groups, mass migrations, wars, cultural encounters, and revolutions. History students are trained to be critical readers, good writers, and astute analysts. These qualities and skills are fundamental for success in business activities, public and professional careers, teaching, and advanced studies. A major in history is it is immediately useful for work in law, journalism, museums, libraries, public service, and the business world.

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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