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Florida Atlantic University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Boca Raton, FL

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Design/Architecture
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music Management
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Surveying Engineering
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Interdisciplinary studies, Health professions and related sciences, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, nursing, social work, architecture, mathematics
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 6% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 38% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 47% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education, Master of Taxation, Master of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science in Medical Physics, Master of Social Work, Master of Accounting, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Healthcare Administration, Master of Public Administration, Master of Nonprofit Management, Master of Urban and Rural Planning, Master of Science in Teaching, Master of Arts in Teaching

Master's Programs of Study

  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Bioengineering
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Environmental Education
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Graphic Design
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Theater

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Social Work, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Bioengineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Special Education
  • Statistics

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