Undergraduate Programs

Acting – Theatre (BFA,BA) The Acting specialization through the Theatre program allows students to excel at the art of acting by gaining the foundation in both contemporary and historical acting styles. With the many theatre opportunities year round, students are able to practice their performance skills on both the Mainstage and laboratory theatre environments.
Advertising (BA) A Bachelor of Arts in Advertising provides students a comprehensive understanding of the crucial role advertising plays in business. Gain knowledge and expertise in advertising strategy, creative, design, research and media planning. Students develop effective advertising campaigns in preparation for a wide variety of professional opportunities including Account Management, Graphic Design, Media Strategist and more.
Advertising (BA) International Advertising 
Art (BA) Art History Receiving a Bachelor of Arts with a specialization in Art History provides a comprehensive understanding of the artworks, artists and art movements that have shaped Western Visual culture. Students will be able to pursue professional opportunities in art museums, commercial galleries, professional art writing and art consulting after graduation.
Art (BFA) Graphic Design The Department of Fine Arts offers a specialization in Graphic Design within the Art program. Commencing with a traditional studio art and art history foundation program, this twenty-first century specialization prepares students to pursue design careers in areas such as marketing, publishing, advertising and website development. This program offers studies in typography, corporate identification, layout and production techniques, commercial design, web design and professional standards.
Art (BFA, BA) Studio Art In the Studio Art Specialization you can work in a variety of traditional and non-traditional 2 & 3-dimensional visual arts media including painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, collage, book arts, digital imaging and mixed media.
Artist Certificate in Music Performance 
Biochemistry - Chemistry (BS) A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, with a specialization in Biochemistry, provides students with a strong background and preparation in current practices within biochemical processes. This training prepares students for graduate study in biochemistry, pre-professional fields such as pre-medical, pre-dental, and pre-veterinary, as well as for employment in both the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors, and chemistry teaching.
Biology (BS) Preparation for graduate study; medical, dental, veterinary, or podiatric school, among others; research and government careers.
Biology (BS) Marine Biology Earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology, with a specialization in Marine Biology in South Florida provides students with the optimal habitats for the study of marine life and the environment. Student's laboratories for the marine biology major include the Atlantic Ocean, Biscayne Bay, and the Florida Everglades. Gain extensive first-hand experience before graduation to prepare for career opportunities or graduate studies. Students interested in this program also enjoy pursuing a minor in scuba diving.
Biology (BS) Pre-Dental A Bachelor of Science in Biology, focusing on the pre-professional track, prepares students for acceptance into dental school. Curriculum offers histology and embryology, prerequisites for many dental programs.
Biology (BS) Pre-Medical A Bachelor of Science in Biology, focusing on the pre-professional track, is a highly competitive and structured program that prepares students for admission to medical school.
Biology (BS) Pre-Optometry A Bachelor of Science in Biology, focusing on the pre-professional track, prepares students for admission to Optometry Graduate Programs.
Biology (BS) Pre-Pharmacy A Bachelor of Science in Biology, focusing on the pre-professional track, prepares students for admission to Pharmacy Graduate Programs.
Biology (BS) Pre-Physical Therapy Prepare for admission to a Physical Therapy Graduate Program by obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Physical Therapy is a health care profession that fosters optimal health and functional abilities for people with musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, or neurologic dysfunctions.
Biology (BS) Pre-Physician Assistant Prepare for entrance into a Physician Assistant Graduate Program by obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Physician assistants are board certified and licensed health care professionals who participate in the process of clinical decision making, diagnosis, and therapeutic management.
Biology (BS) Pre-Podiatry A Bachelor of Science in Biology, focusing on the pre-professional track, prepares students for admission to Podiatric Medical School.
Biology (BS) Pre-Professional Students who want to attend a professional school (medical, dental, pharmaceutical, veterinary) after their undergraduate studies tend to consider a Bachelor of Science in Biology, focusing on the pre-professional track. Although professional schools do not require any particular major for preparation, the Biology program offers electives that focus on subjects that are often prerequisites for acceptance to professional schools.
Biology (BS) Pre-Veterinary A Bachelor of Science in Biology, focusing on the pre-professional track, is a highly competitive and structured program that prepares students for admission to veterinary school.
Biomedical and Forensics – Photography (BA) The Biomedical and Forensic Photography specialization is for students with a combined interest in photography, biology, and criminal justice. This program includes a very hands-on six-month internship where students work in a medical examiner's office, contributing to cases, preparing evidence, and working as a forensic photographer.
Broadcast and Emerging Media (BA) The Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast and Emerging Media opens a world of opportunity in today's complex and interrelated media fields. You will learn skills such as how to report, write, anchor, produce, direct, and edit for traditional media such as radio and television, and also how these skills are applied within social media and the Internet. Career professions include news reporter, program producer, videographer, production assistant, and more.
Chemistry (BS) Offering a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, with the opportunity to specialize in biochemistry and environmental chemistry. The degree prepares student for pre-professional specializations which include pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-pharmacy and pre-veterinary. Students may also pursue a graduate level degree to advance their career in research. The degree can prepare students for industrial/research positions as well as teaching at a high school level.
Chemistry (BS) Biochemistry A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, with a specialization in Biochemistry, provides students with a strong background and preparation in current practices within biochemical processes. This training prepares students for graduate study in biochemistry, pre-professional fields such as pre-medical, pre-dental, and pre-veterinary, as well as for employment in both the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors, and chemistry teaching.
Chemistry (BS) Pre-Dental A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry prepares students for the dental admissions test (DAT) and provides the courses required for acceptance into dental school.
Chemistry (BS) Pre-Medical A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry prepares students for the medical college admissions test (MCAT) and provides the courses required for admission into medical school through a highly competitive and structured program.
Chemistry (BS) Pre-Pharmacy A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry prepares students for the pharmacy college admissions test (PCAT) and provides the courses required for admission to Pharmacy Programs.
Chemistry (BS) Pre-Veterinary 
Communication and Media Studies (BA) A Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies is designed for students seeking a broad understanding of communication discipline. Students will gain knowledge on multiple subjects related to communications, such as advertising, public relations, and journalism. As a result, our graduates will be equipped with the tools and knowledge to enter a variety of professions such as advertising, electronic media, radio, television, and the Internet, public relations, theater and the performing arts, government and politics, business, law, and social services.
Computer Information Sciences (BS) w/Specialization in Cybersecurity  A Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Sciences combines the study of computer systems and computer technology. Graduates will be able to understand and implement computer systems on different platforms, and will be prepared to develop innovative applications in areas such as networking and network programming, database systems, database programming and data warehousing, Web and multimedia technologies, computer animation, and security.
Computer Information Sciences (BS) w/Specialization in Multimedia A Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Sciences combines the study of computer systems and computer technology. Graduates will be able to understand and implement computer systems on different platforms, and will be prepared to develop innovative applications in areas such as networking and network programming, database systems, database programming and data warehousing, Web and multimedia technologies, computer animation, and security.
Computer Science (BS) A Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is designed to provide students with a solid technical foundation in the field of computers, allowing them to select among diverse areas of specialization. Subjects include software engineering, computer networks, databases, computer architecture, systems programming, operating systems, artificial intelligence, computer graphics, and numerical computing.
Criminal Justice The Bachelor of Science in Criminology focuses on the study of historical and contemporary patterns of crime and victimization, the social etiology of criminality, social responses to crime, and the processes of crime control. Criminologists combine theoretical and empirical methods to study crime and delinquency, including the manner in which offenders are processed. Criminology is a valuable liberal arts major for students planning graduate studies or careers in criminology/criminal justice, sociology, public administration, law, urban planning, business, and more.
Criminology (BS) The Bachelor of Science in Criminology focuses on the study of historical and contemporary patterns of crime and victimization, the social etiology of criminality, social responses to crime, and the processes of crime control. Criminologists combine theoretical and empirical methods to study crime and delinquency, including the manner in which offenders are processed. Criminology is a valuable liberal arts major for students planning graduate studies or careers in criminology/criminal justice, sociology, public administration, law, urban planning, business, and more.
Dance Theatre – Theatre (BFA,BA) The Dance Theatre specialization through the Theatre program is designed for students with a performance interest in both Theatre and Dance. The electives provide a diverse selection of dance courses to better prepare students interested in a Theatre Dance Production career. Students have opportunity to participate in annual dance concerts, giving them an advantage of applying their skills through onstage performance.
Drawing and/or Painting – Art (BFA, BA) In the Studio Art Specialization you can work in a variety of traditional and non-traditional 2 & 3-dimensional visual arts media including painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, collage, book arts, digital imaging and mixed media.
English (BA) Prepare for careers or graduate study in a variety of areas. Barry English majors have taken positions in marketing and public relations firms as well as teaching in middle and high schools. Many have gone on to law school, MBA programs, and doctorates in English.
English (BA) Literature The Literature track prepares you for a variety of career options through increasing your skills in written communication, critical and creative thinking, research, and analysis. Majors have gone on to careers in teaching, law, and business.
English (BA) Professional Writing Study all forms of writing and prepare for a career in fields such as business, health care, law, desktop publishing, technical writing, editing, public relations, television and media, journalism, and advertising. Internships in the South Florida Metro area add to your educational experience.
Forensic Psychology Specialization – Psychology (BS) Unique preparation for bachelor-level positions in law enforcement, correctional settings, or forensic psychiatric facilities. This specialization adds focused coursework in forensic psychology and psycholegal topics, as well as courses in criminology. The Bachelor of Science in Psychology strengthens graduate applications in forensic and clinical psychology, law, and/or criminal justice.
Forensics and Biomedical – Photography (BA) The Biomedical and Forensic Photography specialization is for students with a combined interest in photography, biology, and criminal justice. This program includes a very hands-on six-month internship where students work in a medical examiner's office, contributing to cases, preparing evidence, and working as a forensic photographer.
General Studies (BA) 
Graphic Design – Art (BFA) The Department of Fine Arts offers a specialization in Graphic Design within the Art program. Commencing with a traditional studio art and art history foundation program, this twenty-first century specialization prepares students to pursue design careers in areas such as marketing, publishing, advertising and website development. This program offers studies in typography, corporate identification, layout and production techniques, commercial design, web design and professional standards.
History (BA) Provides the knowledge of a context in which to place, understand and better interpret local and world events while developing skills in research, critical thinking, analysis, synthesis and writing.
History of Art – Art (BA) Receiving a Bachelor of Arts with a specialization in Art History provides a comprehensive understanding of the artworks, artists and art movements that have shaped Western Visual culture. Students will be able to pursue professional opportunities in art museums, commercial galleries, professional art writing and art consulting after graduation.
International Studies (BA) Prepares students for careers in international relations, global politics, cultural affairs, or any number of professional pursuits dealing with business, law and economics.
Marine Biology – Biology (BS) Marine Biology Earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology, with a specialization in Marine Biology in South Florida provides students with the optimal habitats for the study of marine life and the environment. Student's laboratories for the marine biology major include the Atlantic Ocean, Biscayne Bay, and the Florida Everglades. Gain extensive first-hand experience before graduation to prepare for career opportunities or graduate studies. Students interested in this program also enjoy pursuing a minor in scuba diving.
Marine Biology (BS) Earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology, with a specialization in Marine Biology in South Florida provides students with the optimal habitats for the study of marine life and the environment. Student's laboratories for the marine biology major include the Atlantic Ocean, Biscayne Bay, and the Florida Everglades. Gain extensive first-hand experience before graduation to prepare for career opportunities or graduate studies. Students interested in this program also enjoy pursuing a minor in scuba diving.
Mathematical Sciences (BS) Actuarial Science 
Mathematical Sciences (BS) Computational Mathematics 
Music (BM) Music Education 
Music (BM/BA) Instrumental Performance 
Music (BM/BA) Vocal Performance 
Painting and/or Drawing – Art (BFA, BA) In the Studio Art Specialization you can work in a variety of traditional and non-traditional 2 & 3-dimensional visual arts media including painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, collage, book arts, digital imaging and mixed media.
Philosophy (BA) A Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy strengthens students' ability to analyze, evaluate and interpret events and situations that happen throughout the world. Students will learn how to read critically, apply logic, write well, think strategically, and critically examine your own beliefs and judgment. Students are also able to plan for graduate work in law, social work, education and more; or pursue a professional career in a variety of fields including government, journalism, advertising, writing, and business.
Photography (BA) Biomedical and Forensic The Biomedical and Forensic Photography specialization is for students with a combined interest in photography, biology, and criminal justice. This program includes a very hands-on six-month internship where students work in a medical examiner's office, contributing to cases, preparing evidence, and working as a forensic photographer.
Photography (BFA, BA) A Bachelor's Degree in Photography allows students to immerse themselves in the discipline of photography. This program offers the tradition of film and the dark room, as well as the latest advances in digital photography. Students also have the choice to take other art courses in order to add a more diversified education in other mediums.
Political Science (BS) Promotes an understanding of our American political landscape and government, an appreciation of our international community, a capacity for intelligent evaluations of public policy, and a sensitive awareness of opposing points of view in the political conflicts of our time.
Pre-Dental – Biology (BS) A Bachelor of Science in Biology, focusing on the pre-professional track, prepares students for acceptance into dental school. Curriculum offers histology and embryology, prerequisites for many dental programs.
Pre-Dental - Chemistry (BS) A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry prepares students for the dental admissions test (DAT) and provides the courses required for acceptance into dental school.
Pre-engineering (2-year, non-degree program) The Pre-Engineering Program offers students the opportunity to complete the first two years of curriculum needed in order to transfer to an accredited School of Engineering. This program has an excellent record for placing pre-engineering students into highly competitive engineering schools such as John Hopkins, Stanford and many others.
Pre-law (BA) Develops strong analytical and writing skills combined with solid concentrations in business, history, political science, and philosophy to provide students with a broad preparation to do well in law school.
Pre-Medical – Biology (BS) A Bachelor of Science in Biology, focusing on the pre-professional track, is a highly competitive and structured program that prepares students for admission to medical school.
Pre-Medical - Chemistry (BS) A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry prepares students for the medical college admissions test (MCAT) and provides the courses required for admission into medical school through a highly competitive and structured program.
Pre-Optometry – Biology (BS) A Bachelor of Science in Biology, focusing on the pre-professional track, prepares students for admission to Optometry Graduate Programs.
Pre-Pharmacy – Biology (BS) A Bachelor of Science in Biology, focusing on the pre-professional track, prepares students for admission to Pharmacy Graduate Programs.
Pre-Pharmacy - Chemistry (BS) A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry prepares students for the pharmacy college admissions test (PCAT) and provides the courses required for admission to Pharmacy Programs.
Pre-Physical Therapy – Biology (BS) Prepare for admission to a Physical Therapy Graduate Program by obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Physical Therapy is a health care profession that fosters optimal health and functional abilities for people with musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, or neurologic dysfunctions.
Pre-Physician Assistant – Biology (BS) Prepare for entrance into a Physician Assistant Graduate Program by obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Physician assistants are board certified and licensed health care professionals who participate in the process of clinical decision making, diagnosis, and therapeutic management.
Pre-Podiatry – Biology (BS)  A Bachelor of Science in Biology, focusing on the pre-professional track, prepares students for admission to Podiatric Medical School.
Pre-professional – Biology (BS) Students who want to attend a professional school (medical, dental, pharmaceutical, veterinary) after their undergraduate studies tend to consider a Bachelor of Science in Biology, focusing on the pre-professional track. Although professional schools do not require any particular major for preparation, the Biology program offers electives that focus on subjects that are often prerequisites for acceptance to professional schools.
Pre-Veterinary - Biology (BS) A Bachelor of Science in Biology, focusing on the pre-professional track, is a highly competitive and structured program that prepares students for admission to veterinary school.
Pre-Veterinary - Chemistry (BS) 
Psychology (BS) Prepare for many bachelor-level careers valuing strong skills in writing, problem-solving, critical thinking, and social relations. Alternatively, plan for graduate work in psychology, education, social work, law, business, and more. Major combines core psychology courses and electives from various psychology sub-specialties.
Psychology (BS) Specialization in Forensic Psychology Unique preparation for bachelor-level positions in law enforcement, correctional settings, or forensic psychiatric facilities. This specialization adds focused coursework in forensic psychology and psycholegal topics, as well as courses in criminology. The Bachelor of Science in Psychology strengthens graduate applications in forensic and clinical psychology, law, and/or criminal justice.
Psychology (BS) Specialization in Industrial/Organizational Unique preparation for bachelor-level positions in human resources or graduate school in industrial/organizational psychology or human resources management. This specialization adds focused coursework in business management to the full Bachelor of Science in Psychology.
Public Relations (BA) A Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations provides students with comprehensive courses in research, strategic planning, campaign execution, creativity, photography, media writing, marketing and computer technology. Prior to graduation, students are required to produce a public relations campaign for an actual client in South Florida. This allows them to leave the program with a portfolio ready for viewing in the job market. Pursue a career in media relations, government affairs, marketing communication, event coordination, strategic planning and more.
Sociology (BS) The Bachelor of Science in Sociology focuses on the study of the interactive dynamics of social institutions, organizations, and everyday life. Sociologists combine humanistic and scientific perspectives to study urban and rural life, family patterns, social change, health care and illness, crime, social class, technology and communications, social movements, and many other social issues. Sociology is a valuable liberal arts major for students planning graduate studies or careers in family relations, social psychology, public administration, counseling, social work, law, and more.
Spanish (BA) Language & Literature Gain language skills as well as a deeper understanding of the Hispanic culture and literature. This major prepares you to teach and broadens your opportunities in areas such as international business and industry, social welfare, law, allied health professions, and communications.
Spanish (BA) Translation & Interpretation  Acquire knowledge of the theories, methods, and practices of translation and interpretation, preparing you for careers as a translator or interpreter in diplomatic service or in other fields. Also excellent preparation for graduate studies.
Theatre (BA) Technical Theatre Gain hands-on theatre production experience with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, with a specialization in Technical Theatre. Students combine both technical courses and theatre design courses in order to understand the intricate nature of preparing for a performance. Students will also play an integral role in the University's theatrical productions year round, gaining experience that will help them land a job upon graduation.
Theatre (BFA, BA) The mission of the Theatre program is to give interested students the opportunity to study the practical, historical, and theoretical elements of live theatre. Coursework is balanced between classes in theatre history, workshop-style classes in acting and directing, and hands-on classes in stagecraft and lighting. Students can also choose a specialization, which includes acting, dance, technical theatre, or theatre publicity.
Theatre (BFA, BA) Acting The Acting specialization through the Theatre program allows students to excel at the art of acting by gaining the foundation in both contemporary and historical acting styles. With the many theatre opportunities year round, students are able to practice their performance skills on both the Mainstage and laboratory theatre environments.
Theatre (BFA, BA) Dance Theatre The Dance Theatre specialization through the Theatre program is designed for students with a performance interest in both Theatre and Dance. The electives provide a diverse selection of dance courses to better prepare students interested in a Theatre Dance Production career. Students have opportunity to participate in annual dance concerts, giving them an advantage of applying their skills through onstage performance.
Theology (BA) A Bachelor of Arts in Theology offers student the ability to combine their career goals with their faith. Acquire a foundation in Christian thought and practice, and gain an understanding of how the religious system influenced the world. Many graduates of this degree end up working for not-for-profits, social services, churches, hospitals, and other spiritual centers.
Undecided Students that are not certain about which academic path to take can consider claiming undecided until the end of their sophomore year. Students are able to sample different areas through the many introductory courses offered in order to determine what degree is right for them. Some introductory courses include Theatre, Computers, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Business, Education and more.