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

Tallahassee, FL

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Advertising
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astrophysics
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Community Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Computational Biology
  • Computational Science
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Dance, General
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Disability Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Interior Design
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Marketing, Other
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Meteorology
  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, Other
  • Musical Theatre
  • Nursing Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
  • Real Estate
  • Religion/Religious Studies, Other
  • Retail Management
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Statistics, General
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Social sciences, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, education, criminology, mathematics, computer science, statistics, law
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
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


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

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
1,601
Part-Time Faculty
327
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
79%
Regular Class Size
Not reported
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


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

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
4,410,275
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1100
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
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 Laws, Master of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Social Work, Master of Science in Criminology, Professional Science Master's, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Management, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Engineering, Juris Master, Master of Accountancy, Master of Science in Planning, Master of Science in Teaching, Master of Science Teaching, Master of Music Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Actuarial Science
  • American Studies
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Architecture
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art Therapy
  • Arts Administration
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomathematics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Communication--General
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Dance
  • East European and Russian Studies
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Policy
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • English
  • Environmental Law
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Health Education
  • Health Law
  • Higher Education
  • Human Development
  • Interior Design
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Studies
  • Molecular Biology
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Nutrition
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Religion
  • Rhetoric
  • Slavic Languages
  • Spanish
  • Theater
  • Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Music

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Actuarial Science
  • American Studies
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art Therapy
  • Arts Administration
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomathematics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Communication--General
  • Computational Sciences
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Policy
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • English
  • Environmental Law
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Geophysics
  • Health Education
  • Health Law
  • Higher Education
  • Human Development
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Studies
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Biophysics
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Nutrition
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Religion
  • Rhetoric
  • Spanish
  • Structural Biology
  • Theater
  • Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Writing

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