Intellectual Foundations Program (IFP) Information

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All entering freshmen, transfer students with less than 30 credits, and transfer students who have not earned an AA Degree must fulfill the University's IFP requirements as part of their pursuit of the baccalaureate degree. While the classes do not necessarily relate to the major, they do provide a foundation of knowledge that all well-educated students should possess. The IFP is comprised of a total of 36 credit hours:  

6 hours of Foundations of Written Communication 

6 hours of Foundations of Society & Human Behavior 

6 hours of Foundations of Science & the Natural World 

6 hours of Foundations of Mathematics & Quantitative Reasoning

6 hours of Foundations of Global Citizenship 

6 hours of Foundations of Creative Expression 

          
CURRICULUM SHEETS BY MAJOR
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General Intellectual Foundations Program (I.F.P.)

  

     

College of Design and Social Inquiry

 

  

   

College of Business

General Intellectual Foundations Program Curriculum Sheet

     

Architecture (FAU)

 

   

Pre-Business (declared major status until junior year)

 

     

Architecture   (Palm Beach State College)

 

   

 

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters 

     

Architecture (Broward College)

 

   

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Anthropology

     

Criminal Justice

 

   

Pre-Engineering

Art

     

Public Management

 

   

 

English

     

Public Safety Administration 

 

   

Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing

French  

     

Social Work

 

   

Nursing

History

     

Urban Design

 

   

 

Interdisciplinary Studies (Arts & Letters)

     

Urban and Regional Planning

 

   

College of Education 

Interdisciplinary Studies   (Social Science)

     

 

 

   

Early Care and Education

Italian

     

Charles E. Schmidt College of Science 

 

   

Elementary Education

Jewish Studies

     

Biological Sciences

 

   

Exceptional Student Education

Linguistics

     

Chemistry

 

   

Exercise Science and Health Promotion

Music  

     

Geography (B.A. Degree)

 

   

Secondary Biology Education

Philosophy  

     

Geography (B.S. Degree)

 

   

Secondary Chemistry Education

Political Science 

     

Geology   (B.A. Degree)

 

   

Secondary English Education

School of Communication and Multimedia Studies 

     

Geology   (B.S. Degree)

 

   

Secondary Mathematics Education

Sociology

     

Mathematical Sciences

 

   

Secondary Music Education

Spanish

     

Neuroscience and Behavior

 

   

Secondary Physics Education

Theatre

     

Physics

 

   

Secondary Social Science Education

 

     

Psychology

 

   

 

 Last Modified 3/18/14