Additional College Requirements

Additional requirements are necessary for some colleges and particular majors. See below:

College of Business

Admission to Florida Atlantic University does not guarantee entrance to selective admissions majors in the College of Business. Your status is considered as a preliminary business major (pre-business). Please refer to the college's website at https://business.fau.edu/undergraduate/admission for their undergraduate admissions policy and a list of business major programs.

If you have satisfied this criteria, you must submit an Application to Upper-Division to the College of Business to declare one of the selective admissions majors. Click here to view the online application.
 
A GPA of 2.5 or better is required in the Pre-Business CORE courses. Math Boot Camp will be required for any students that have not successfully completed required math courses. 

Please note: The Economics (ECON) major, a social science program, is excluded from the above requirements.
 

Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing

Admission to the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing’s Freshman Direct Admit track, Accelerated track, and the RN to BSN track is determined by the College. A supplemental application is required. For information, please go to http://nursing.fau.edu/. To investigate all majors offered by Florida Atlantic University, visit /explore/degrees.php/.
 

Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College

Admission to Florida Atlantic University does not guarantee admission to the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College. Please visit http://www.fau.edu/honors/future-students/apply-now/ for more information about the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College.
 

School of Architecture

Applications to the School of Architecture: Any prospective architecture student who is interested in applying for the lower division sequence (Architectural Design 1 - 4) or upper division sequence (Architectural Design 5-9) will need to fill out an additional application for the School of Architecture, and submit a portfolio. Students must apply first to FAU using the Undergraduate admission application.  Please note that the School of Architecture has separate deadlines to submit their application from us in admissions.  Refer to their webpage for details /arch/applications.html


College of Engineering and Computer Science

Admission to Florida Atlantic University does not guarantee admission to the College of Engineering and Computer Science, therefore your status is as a preliminary engineering major (pre-engineering). Please refer to the college's website at http://www.eng.fau.edu for detailed information on the admissions criteria.
 
To declare a major in the college, students must successfully complete MAC2311 and PHY2048 with Lab, and average a 2.25 - 2.5 GPA in these courses. Math Boot Camp will be required for any students that have not successfully completed required math courses. 
 

School of Communication and Multimedia Studies

All students interested in the Bachelor of Arts with Major in Communication Studies or the Bachelor of Arts with Major in Multimedia Studies must first apply to the corresponding pre- major. Specific requirements must be met before admission to the major. Please go to the FAU Catalog for additional information.
 

Music Majors

Please note that an audition on your principal instrument is required prior to admission into the Department of Music. For details regarding specific audition requirements for each instrument or for voice, please visit /music/aa_auditions.php. To schedule an audition, please send an email to music@fau.edu be sure to specify your instrument and the degree program in which you are interested.


Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

Science core courses must have been completed with a C or better.


College of Education 

Students must have passed all four parts of the General Knowledge Exam (GKE) that are required for any teacher preparation program. GKE scores should be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions prior to advising and orientation. 



**All other Colleges and majors, except for those described above, fall under the Undergraduate Admissions standard requirements for admission**