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American Studies American Studies
The American Studies Concentration is designed to provide students with an interdisciplinary background in American society and culture.

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Anthropology Anthropology
The concentration in Anthropology provides students with a better understanding of the human condition.

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Art Art (Transdisciplinary Visual Arts)
As our ways of interacting with the world change and expand, so must our ways of understanding and evaluating such interactions.

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Biological Chemistry Biological Chemistry
The biological chemistry concentration is designed for those students who wish to go on to graduate school, medical school, or who desire to work for biotech firms, government agencies or environmental organizations.

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Biology Biology
The biology concentration is designed for those students who wish to go on to graduate school, medical school, or who desire to work for biotech firms, government agencies or environmental organizations.

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Business Business
The business concentration provides opportunities for students interested in a career in business to take business courses and interdisciplinary courses that provide perspectives and tools important for succeeding in a diverse, global environment.

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Chemistry Chemistry
The chemistry concentration is designed for those students who wish to go on to graduate school, medical school or who desire to work in industry.

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Economics Economics
Economics is the structured study of how people make decisions when faced with scarce resources.

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English Literature English Literature
The English Concentration provides students with a background in literature in English, including an awareness of the historical/cultural origins of literary works and the relationship of literature in English to literature in other languages.

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Environmental Studies Environmental Studies
The Environmental Studies concentration is designed to provide an interdisciplinary education in environmental issues that draws from the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities.

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Interdisciplinary History Interdisciplinary History
History is a story about the human past. Through the study of history, we make other people's experiences our own.

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Interdisciplinary Critical Theory Interdisciplinary Critical Theory
The concentration in Interdisciplinary Critical Theory (ICT) is designed to enhance the WHC s curriculum in the humanities and the sciences by creating strategic connections among different disciplines.

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International Studies International Studies
International studies is an interdisciplinary concentration with a focus on issues that cross national boundaries.

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Latin American Studies Latin American Studies
The concentration in Latin American Studies is designed to help students develop an interdisciplinary understanding of culture, history, politics and contemporary issues in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Law And Society Law And Society
The concentration in law and society seeks to give students a deep understanding of the role law plays in resolving conflicts within and between societies and in realizing a just political order.

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Marine Biology Marine Biology
The Marine Biology Concentration allows students interested in marine biology to study through a joint program with FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution (HBOI).

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Mathematics Mathematics
Legend has it that across the arched entrance to the Academy founded by Plato in 357 B.C. were the words "Let no man ignorant of geometry enter here."

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Mathematical Sciences (Interdisciplinary) Mathematical Sciences (Interdisciplinary)
The Interdisciplinary Concentration in the Mathematical Sciences offers a great deal of breadth and flexibility for the design of quantitatively-based programs.

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Medical Humanities Medical Humanities (NEW!)
Healthcare professionals (physicians, nurses, psychotherapists, etc.) must be able to relate to patients on a human level - morally, by being sympathetic or empathetic; interpersonally, by being able to elicit appropriate responses and communicate effectively

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Philosophy Philosophy
Philosophy, quite generally, is critical thinking. It requires deep consideration, reflection and evaluation, be it of ideas, principles, approaches, or even of the very tools or processes of understanding, reflection and evaluation.

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Physics Physics
The Honors College curriculum in Physics offers students a number of options for study, depending on their interests.

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Political Science Political Science
Political science is a broad discipline concerned with how people with different interests and values reach collective decisions and form binding policies in order to maintain a stable and flourishing society.

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Pre-Med Pre-Med
Students who are Pre-med and plan to go to medical school need not major in Biology, Chemistry or related fields.

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Psychology Psychology
The Psychology concentration provides students with a background in the science of mind and behavior, and an understanding of how empirical methods are used to study human cognitive, motivational, social, and emotional processes.

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Spanish Spanish
We wish our students to have a broad understanding of the Old World / New World dynamics marking Hispanic literatures and cultures.

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Women's Studies Women's Studies
Women's Studies is an interdisciplinary field designed to provide an understanding of the complex ways in which gender and sexuality are defined in relation to society, culture, science, and technology.

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