Florida International University College of Arts and Sciences

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FIU College of Arts and Sciences
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Established 1965
Type Public
Dean Michael R. Heithaus
Academic staff 424 (Fall 2008) [1]
Students 13,957 (Fall 2009) [2]
Location Miami, Florida, USA
Website cas.fiu.edu

The Florida International University College of Arts and Sciences is the liberal arts college at Florida International University. Founded in 1965, it is the largest of FIU's 26 schools and colleges, and offers bachelor's degrees, master degree's, doctorates, and first professional degrees. As of 2009, the College of Arts and Sciences has 35,291 alumni, and awards approximately 2,342 degrees annually.[3]

Organization[edit]

Green Library and Owa Ehan, some of the buildings that house the Florida International University College of Arts and Sciences.

The college is organized into 26 departments: For up-to-date information on majors and degrees available through the FIU College of Arts and Sciences, visit the CAS website at: Certificates and Minors offered at the CAS

Department Degrees
African-New World Studies Master of Arts
Asian Studies Certificate, Bachelor of Arts, M.A.
Biological Sciences Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Ph.D
Chemistry and Biochemistry B.S., B.A., M.S., Ph.D
Criminal justice B.S., B.S./M.S., M.S., M.S./Master of Public Administration, Juris Doctor/M.S., Ph.D
Earth Sciences B.A. (Earth sciences), B.S., M.S., Ph.D (geology)
Economics B.A., M.A., Ph.D
English B.A., M.A. (English), M.A. (linguistics), Master of Fine Arts (creative writing)
Entrepreneurial Science
Environmental Studies B.S., B.A., M.S.
Forensic Science Certificate in Forensic Science (B.S.), M.S.
History B.A., M.A., Ph.D
Humanities B.A.
International Relations B.A., M.A., Ph.D (international relations), B.A. (geography)
Latin America and Caribbean Center Certificate, M.A.
Mathematics B.S., M.S.
Physics B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Linguistics M.A.
Modern Languages B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Philosophy B.A.
Political Science B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Psychology B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Religious Studies B.A., M.A.
Sociology/Anthropology B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Statistics B.S., M.S.
Women's Studies B.A.

Facilities[edit]

The College of Arts and Sciences is housed in many of the university's buildings, such as Primera Casa, Deuxieme Maison, Owa Ehan, Viertes Haus, the Chemistry and Physics Building and the Management and Advanced Research Center. On the Biscayne Bay Campus, the Marine Biology Building houses the department of Biological Sciences and marine research. In Spring 2007, construction will begin on the Social Sciences building on the northeast side of campus.

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