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GENERAL INFORMATION

 


Degree Programs

This Degree Programs section is divided into the following subsections. The subsections appear in the following order:

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Minors

Undergraduate Certificate Programs


University Honors Program


Combined Degree Programs

Graduate Degree Programs

Graduate Certificate Programs



Undergraduate Degree Programs

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS (A.A.)

BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE (B.Arch.)

BACHELOR OF ARTS (B.A.) with major in one of the following:

Anthropology Italian
Art History Jewish Studies
Biological Sciences Liberal Arts and Science (Honors College only)
Chemistry Linguistics
Communication Studies Mathematics
Criminal Justice Multimedia Studies
Elementary Education Music
English Philosophy
Exceptional Student Education Physics
French Political Science
Geography Psychology
Geology Sociology
German Spanish
History Studio Art
Interdisciplinary Studies:
Arts and Humanities
Social Science
Theatre

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN EDUCATION (B.A.E.) with major in one of the following:
Elementary Education
Exceptional Student Education
Secondary Education

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (B.B.A.) with major in one of the following:
Accounting
Business Economics
Computer Information Systems
Finance
Hospitality Management
International Business
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Real Estate (Program is currently not admitting students.)

BACHELOR OF EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION (B.E.C.E)

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS (B.F.A.) with major in one of the following:
Graphic Design
Studio Art
Theatre

BACHELOR OF HEALTH SERVICES (B.H.S.) with major in Health Administration

BACHELOR OF INFORMATION ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (B.I.E.T.)

BACHELOR OF MUSIC (B.Mus.) with major in one of the following:
Commercial Music
Jazz Studies
Music Education
Performance


BACHELOR OF PUBLIC MANAGEMENT (B.P.M.)

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (B.S.) with major in one of the following:
Accounting
Biological Sciences
Business Economics
Chemistry
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Exercise Science and Health Promotion
Finance
General Economics
Geography
Geology
Hospitality Management
International Business
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Neuroscience and Behavior
Physics
Real Estate (Program is currently not admitting students.)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (B.S.C.V.)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING (B.S.C.E.)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION (B.S.E.)
with major in Exercise Science and Health Promotion

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (B.S.E.E.)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN GEOMATICS ENGINEERING (B.S.G.E.)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (B.S.M.E.)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (B.S.N.)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN OCEAN ENGINEERING (B.S.O.E.)

BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK (B.S.W.)

BACHELOR OF URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (B.U.R.P.)

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Minors

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters:
Anthropology
Art History
Communication Studies
Comparative Literature
English (British and American Literature, Literature and the Arts, Literature and the Professions, Literature and Science, Literature and Social Science)
Film and Video
French
German
History
Italian
Linguistics
Music (Commercial Music, Instrumental Performance, Music Education, Piano Performance, Vocal Performance)
Philosophy
Political Science
Sociology
Spanish
Studio Art (Ceramics, Drawing, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture)
Theatre

College of Business:
Accounting
Business Administration
Business Intelligence
Business Law
Economics
Electronic Commerce
Finance
Health Services Administration
Hospitality Management
Information Security
International Economics
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Real Estate

College for Design and Social Inquiry:

Criminal Justice
Nonprofit Management
Public Management

College of Engineering and Computer Science:
Computer Science

Charles E. Schmidt College of Science:
Biological Sciences
Geographic Information Science
Geography
Geology
Mathematical Sciences
Physics
Psychology
Statistics

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Undergraduate Certificate Programs

In addition to its degree programs and minors, the University offers the following undergraduate certificate programs:

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters:
Asian Studies
Caribbean and Latin American Studies
Classical Studies
English as a Second Language (ESL) Studies
Ethics, Law and Society
Ethnic Studies
Jewish Studies
Peace Studies
Religious Studies
Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

College of Business:
Business Intelligence
Gerontology
Information Security
International Business
Risk Management

College for Design and Social Inquiry:
Aging
Child Welfare
Public Procurement

Charles E. Schmidt College of Science:
Actuarial Science
Biotechnology
Environmental Studies
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Advanced
Pre-Health Professions Studies
Statistics

These programs provide a multidisciplinary perspective and are available to all undergraduate students, unless stated otherwise in the program descriptions. Program descriptions are listed in specific college sections.

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University Honors Program

The Honors Program on the Boca Raton Campus
Each year a number of highly qualified entering freshmen are selected for the University Honors Program. This two-year program provides a unique, enhanced educational experience. Through a series of small honors seminars and expanded course offerings, University Honors presents an exciting alternative to the normal program and course requirements for freshmen and sophomores. The University Honors Program seeks to admit those students who will benefit most from the enrichment offered by this experience. Selection decisions are based upon a student’s academic record in a college preparatory curriculum, SAT or ACT scores, liveliness of intellect, school and community involvement and capacity for leadership. Students who are not invited to apply for the program but feel they have the potential to successfully complete the University Honors Program may initiate an application by submitting a personal statement describing ways they feel qualified for the program and at least two letters of recommendation by teachers familiar with the student’s academic work.

The program consists of 19 honors credits. All students are required to take 1 credit of Learning Strategies and Human Development (SLS 1503) offered in the fall. In addition, students are expected to complete 18 credits in courses that are specially designated as honors courses and also fulfill core curriculum requirements. These courses include:

1. University Honors core honors seminars focus on topics central to a liberal arts education. They substitute for regular courses in the FAU core curriculum and are frequently designated by a 1930 to 1935 course number. These courses are limited to 18 students. Typically students in the University Honors Program are expected to take four seminars during their freshman year.

2. Specially designated honors sections of lower-division courses, affording intensive exposure to course material.

3. Advanced courses approved as substitutes for core curriculum requirements.

4. Additional elective honors seminars taken in the sophomore year.

5. Directed Independent Study with the faculty of the student’s choice.

6. A successfully completed honors compact conducted in connection with a course or Directed Independent Study.

7. An optional honors research internship in which students work directly with a faculty member in their major area of concentration.

In order to successfully complete the University Honors Program, students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average in their honors courses and an overall grade point average of 3.5. Completion of the University Honors Program will be recognized at a special University awards ceremony and will be noted on the student’s Florida Atlantic University transcript.

Substitutes for Core Curriculum Requirements
All seminars offered by the University Honors Program satisfy a core curriculum requirement.  If students wish to complete a University Honors Program requirement by an alternative means (such as 2-7 above), that plan must be approved in advance by both the Dean of Undergraduate Honors Programs (who certifies that the work is being done at the honors level) and the Dean of Undergraduate Studies (who certifies that the work fulfills a core requirement).

Note:
Since University Honors Program seminars satisfy a Writing Across Curriculum requirement, a grade of “C” or better is required. Substitutions for these seminars are subject to approval by the major college.

For additional information, visit the University Honors Program website.

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Combined Degree Programs

BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE/MASTER OF URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING
(B.Arch./M.U.R.P.)

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
with major in Accounting/MASTER OF ACCOUNTING (B.B.A./M.AC.)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE/MASTER OF SCIENCE (B.S./M.S.) with major in one of the following:
Biological Sciences
Computer Science
Mathematical Sciences

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING/MASTER OF SCIENCE (B.S.C.V./M.S.)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING/MASTER OF SCIENCE (B.S.C.E./M.S.)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING/MASTER OF SCIENCE (B.S.E.E./M.S.)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING/MASTER OF SCIENCE (B.S.M.E./M.S.)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING/MASTER OF SCIENCE (B.S.N./M.S.)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN OCEAN ENGINEERING/MASTER OF SCIENCE (B.S.O.E./M.S.)

Graduate Degree Programs

MASTER OF ACCOUNTING (M.AC.)

MASTER OF ARTS (M.A.) with major in one of the following:
Anthropology
Communication
Comparative Literature (Departments of English or Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature)
English
French
Geography
History
Liberal Studies (Program is currently not admitting students.)
Linguistics
Music
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology
Spanish
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Bilingual Education (TESOL/BE)
Women’s Studies

MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING (M.A.T.)
Available in most departments that offer the Master of Arts degree.

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (M.B.A.) with major in Business Administration

MASTER OF EDUCATION (M.Ed.) with major in one of the following:
Counselor Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Environmental Education
Exceptional Student Education
Reading Education
Social Foundations of Education

MASTER OF FINE ARTS (M.F.A.) with major in one of the following:
Creative Writing
Media, Technology and Entertainment
Theatre
Visual Art (Ceramics, Computer Art, Graphic Design, Painting)

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MASTER OF HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (M.H.A.)

MASTER OF NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT (M.N.M.)

MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (M.P.A.)

MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.S.) with major in one of the following:
Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Bioengineering
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Science
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Exercise Science and Health Promotion
Finance
Geology
Information Technology and Management
International Business
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Physics
Music Business
Nursing
Ocean Engineering
Physics
Speech - Language Pathology/Audiology

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN TEACHING (M.S.T.)
Available in most departments that offer the Master of Science degree.

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MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK (M.S.W.)

MASTER OF TAXATION (M.TX.)

MASTER OF URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (M.U.R.P.)

SPECIALIST IN EDUCATION (Ed.S.) with major in one of the following:
Counselor Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership

DOCTOR OF EDUCATION (Ed.D.) with major in one of the following:
Curriculum and Instruction
Exceptional Student Education

DOCTOR OF MEDICINE (M.D.)

DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE (D.N.P.)

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.) with major in one of the following:
Business Administration
Chemistry
Comparative Studies
Complex Systems and Brain Sciences
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Counseling
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Experimental Psychology
Geosciences
Integrative Biology
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Nursing
Ocean Engineering
Physics
Public Administration

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Graduate Certificate Programs

In addition to the above degree programs, the University offers the following graduate certificate programs:

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters:
English as a Second Language (ESL) Studies
Environmental Studies
Film and Video
Piano Performance and Pedagogy
Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

College of Business:
Crisis and Emergency Management (Program is currently not admitting students.)
Environmental Management (Program is currently not admitting students.)
Health Administration
Legal Compliance Management (Program is currently not admitting students.)
Risk Management

College for Design and Social Inquiry:

Aging
Child Welfare
Economic Development and Tourism
Environmental Planning
Nonprofit Management
Public Administration
Public Procurement
Restorative Community Justice
Sustainable Community Planning
Visual Planning Technology

College of Engineering and Computer Science:
Bioengineering
Marine Engineering Management

Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine:
Biomedical Science

Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing:
Administrative and Financial Leadership in Nursing and Health Care
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Clinical Nurse Leader
Family Nurse Practitioner
Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
Nurse Educator

Charles E. Schmidt College of Science:
Medical Physics
Neuroscience
Pre-Health Professions Studies

These programs provide a multidisciplinary perspective and are available to all graduate students, unless stated otherwise in the program descriptions. Program descriptions are listed in specific college sections.

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