Departmental Advisors

The College of Arts and Sciences offers a wide range of majors for students to choose from. If you are interested in any of the following programs, check in with the respective department to learn more about the major.

Department of Biological Sciences

The mission of the Department of Biological Sciences is to educate broadly trained life scientists; to carry out basic and applied biological research; to disseminate the results of our research; and to provide meaningful service to the university, local community and global community. For a listing of all biology advisors click here.



Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The FIU Chemistry Department offers two undergraduate degrees in chemistry, the Bachelor of Science, B.S. and the Bachelor of Arts, B.A. The B.S. degree is certified by the American Chemical Society and provides the necessary background for those who wish to pursue graduate study in chemistry and ultimately careers in chemistry. For a listing of all chemistry advisors click here.



Department of Earth and Environment

As part of the School of Environment, Arts and Society in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education, the Department of Earth and Environment is focused on understanding the natural world and its interactions with human systems to build the skills and understanding needed for sustainable societies. The department offers a broad range of classroom, field and laboratory experiences in atmospheric, aquatic, earth and agricultural sciences as well as environmental management and policy. For a listing of all earth and environment advisors click here.



Department of Psychology

At the undergraduate level, the Department of Psychology offers a BA degree with a full range of courses at both the lower and upper division levels. The upper division courses include a diverse array of advanced laboratory courses for seniors that offer direct hands-on experience in both the basic and applied arenas of psychology. For a listing of all psychology advisors click here.



Liberal Studies Program

The Liberal Studies programs each offers an eclectic education for students who do not want to be tied down to conventional majors. Students choose their own classes from a range of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Natural Sciences and can essentially design their own program to match their specific interests and/or career goals. For a listing of all liberal studies advisors click here.



Department of English

The English Department at Florida International University teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Literature, Creative Writing, Writing & Rhetoric, Linguistics, Film Studies, and Exile Studies. For a listing of all english advisors click here.



Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics was formed in 2009 by a merger of the Department of Mathematics and Department of Statistics. We have much to offer students at FIU in terms of research and teaching. For a listing of all math and statistics advisors click here.

Department of Physics

The Department of Physics at Florida International University is dedicated to excellence in research, teaching and service to the scientific and university communities. The department offers degrees of Bachelor of Science in Physics, Bachelor of Science with Honors in Physics, Bachelor of Arts in Physics, Master of Science in Physics, and a Ph.D. in Physics. We also offer Minors in Physics and in Astronomy. For a listing of all physics advisors click here.



Department of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy offer both a minor and a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and we also coordinate an interdisciplinary Master’s of Arts in Liberal Studies program (MALS). In recent years, our majors have been accepted to doctoral programs in Philosophy at: U.C.L.A., University of Chicago, U.C. San Diego, University of Rochester, Vanderbilt University, Purdue University, University of Miami, U.C. Riverside and the Catholic University in Louvain, among other highly regarded programs. For a listing of all philosophy advisors click here.



Department of Women's and Gender Studies

The Center for Women's and Gender Studies, established in 1982, promotes scholarly inquiry related to women and gender. Interdisciplinary courses in women's studies and cross-listed courses in other disciplines enhance student's knowledge about women, feminism, and the significance of gender in diverse cultures and contexts. For a listing of all women's studies advisors click here.