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Colleges / Florida State University

FSU Academics

Florida State University requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Around 84% of students who started college at FSU complete all the credits required within six years. FSU offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Do I Have To Take at FSU?

FSU has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement , but there is a math and science requirement. Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for FSU.

Majors at FSU

When choosing a major, FSU students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at FSU below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. FSU does not require a senior project for all students.

Does FSU Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

FSU offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does FSU Have An Online Program?

FSU has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does FSU Offer Credit for AP Classes?

FSU offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does FSU Have An Honor's Program?

FSU offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and does not offer a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.

Does FSU Require Internships?

FSU does not require an internship for all students Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

FSU Majors & Subject Areas

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Apparel and Textiles, General
Law
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law
English Language and Literature, General
Creative Writing
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Molecular Biophysics
Exercise Physiology
Biostatistics
Computational Biology
Neuroscience
Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Computational Science
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Physics, General
Physics, Other
Materials Science
Physical Sciences, Other
Psychology, General
Educational Psychology
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
Public Administration
Social Work
Social Sciences, General
Anthropology
Demography and Population Studies
Economics, General
Applied Economics
Geography
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Dance, General
Interior Design
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Playwriting and Screenwriting
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Music, General
Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Voice and Opera
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Athletic Training/Trainer
Medicine
Clinical/Medical Social Work
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Public Health, General
Art Therapy/Therapist
Music Therapy/Therapist
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
Dietetics/Dietitian
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Nurse Anesthetist
Nursing Practice
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Accounting
Finance, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Management Information Systems, General
Actuarial Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Real Estate
Insurance
History, General
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Environmental Science
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Asian Studies/Civilization
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
French Studies
Italian Studies
Latin American and Caribbean Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
Information Science/Studies
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Educational/Instructional Technology
Educational Statistics and Research Methods
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Art Teacher Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Russian Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

43,569

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

32%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,517

Out-of-State

$21,683

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Mar 1
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