FIU Global First Year

Florida International University offers many exciting and highly-ranked degree programs. Whatever your career goals are, we'll help you make the most of your future.

For international students, the move from high school in your home country to a university in the United States can be challenging—a new language, new ways of learning, and a new home.

Our programs ease this transition by combining credit-bearing courses from the first year of your degree with additional support services, instruction tailored to your academic and language level, and cultural experiences, helping ensure your future success.

The Global First Year experience provides more than academic, language and cultural growth. With the included Career Accelerator program, you can also gain valuable professional skills that prepare you for a successful career.
The Career Accelerator is designed specifically for international students:
  • Four semesters of professional development and career guidance
  • Skills-based training and opportunities for exclusive internships
  • Unique workshops, real-world experiences and cross-cultural group work

Accounting

  • United States
  • FIU Global First Year
  • 4 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 2430

This program provides the knowledge and skills needed to enter the fields of public, private sector, corporate and governmental accounting, or to pursue advanced degrees in accounting, business or law. For public accounting, you must pass the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination, which in Florida requires 30 credit hours beyond degree. Graduates are able to prepare and interpret financial statements for business, non-profit, and government enterprises; use accounting data to evaluate performance and enable decision making; apply principles related to the design, integrity, and effectiveness of accounting information systems; understand the role of auditing in society, including procedures and reporting requirements; and analyze legal, ethical and legislative constructs which govern the conduct of business.

$23300 Annual Fees

Art History

  • United States
  • FIU Global First Year
  • 4 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 2508

The Department of Art and Art History offers a Bachelor of Arts in Art History that is designed to introduce methodologies and subjects of Art History from throughout the world. In addition to traditional European and American subjects from ancient to modern times, we offer a strong emphasis on Latin American art from Pre-Columbian to the present. The BA in Art History provides professional education as preparation for careers as art professionals and for further graduate study. The BA compliments our BFA degree program in art and provides significant interaction between artists and historians.

$23300 Annual Fees

Digital Communications and Media

  • United States
  • FIU Global First Year
  • 4 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 2511

The SJMC's new Digital Media Studies major is designed to give undergraduate students a foundation in digital media forms and the understanding of how they are transforming the media and mass communications industries in the 21st Century.

$23300 Annual Fees

Business Administration

  • United States
  • FIU Global First Year
  • 4 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 2512

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree prepares graduates to think critically, solve problems and lead with confidence. This broad-based program teaches important business fundamentals across environments and industries both in the U.S. and globally. You'll learn how goods and services are produced, financed and marketed; the impact of external forces on business success; basics of accounting and quantitative methods, plus an introduction to organizational theory and communication and leadership decision-making.

$23300 Annual Fees

Finance

  • United States
  • FIU Global First Year
  • 4 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 2513

Students who graduate with the finance major are prepared to enter positions in corporations, financial institutions, brokerage firms, investment banks, and government. They also are prepared for post-graduate study in all areas of business. Earning a degree in finance enables students to identify the functions of financial markets and institutions and examine their impact on the level of interest rates and interest rate differentials; explore the international integration of financial markets and analyze implications for financial managers; determine and analyze the appropriate measures of risk and return for various financial instruments; and apply the mechanics and regulation of financial securities exchanges to determine the value of stocks, bonds, and securities.

$23300 Annual Fees