What will I learn?

Undergraduate GSSP: Arts & Letters is equivalent to the first year of an FAU bachelor's degree in Arts & Letters. It provides the foundation for further study in many areas such as graphic design, political science, communication studies and music.

Program benefits:

  • Florida Atlantic University student from day one
  • No SAT or ACT required for admission
  • Receive academic credits toward your FAU degree
  • Small class sizes and additional student support provided

IFP Electives

Foundations of Creative Expression

ARH 2000 Art Appreciation
PHI 2010 Introduction to Philosophy
THE 2000 Appreciation of Theatre

Foundations of Science & the Natural World

BSC 1005/L Life Science & Lab
CHM 2045/L General Chemistry & Lab I
ESC 2000 The Blue Planet

Foundations of Global Citizenship

GEA 2000 World Geography
INR 2002 Introduction to World Politics
LIN 2607 Global Perspectives on Language

Foundations of Society & Human Behavior

ANT 2000 Introduction to Anthology
ECO 2013 Macroeconomic Principles
PSY 1012 General Psychology
SYG 1000 Sociological Perspectives

Entry to second year at FAU Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters


  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Communication Studies
  • Commercial Music
  • English
  • French Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: Arts & Humanities
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: Social Science
  • Italian Studies
  • Jewish Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Multimedia Studies
  • Music/Music Education
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Studies
  • Theatre & Dance

Which department am I in?

Florida Atlantic University Global Student Success Program

Study options

Full Time (Two or three semesters)

Tuition fees
US$21,972.00 per year
Mandatory fees: USD $4,175
Start date

13 January 2020


Florida Atlantic University Global Student Success Program

FAU GSSP, Center for Global Engagement,

Gladys L. Davis Pavilion Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road,



33431, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicant must have completed high school diploma or equivalent.

For international students

High School Diploma or equivalent with GPA of 2.0. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to USA.

Age requirements

FAU GSSP does not accept students under 16 years of age at the start of the program.

Students between 16 and 17 years of age must have parental/guardian consent to attend FAU GSSP. Application forms must be signed by a parent/guardian.

English Language Requirements

For two semesters applicant must have IELTS score of 6.0 (no band lower than 5.5), TOEFL iBT score of 71, Pearson Versant score of 56 and Cambridge English score of 169.

For three semesters applicant must have IELTS score of 5.5+ (no band lower than 5.0), TOEFL iBT score of 69, Pearson Versant score of 50 and Cambridge English score of 162.


About this uni

Students study at the Boca Raton Campus, located just three miles from the ocean and the famous beaches of Florida.

  • Small class sizes, so students get one-to-one attention
  • Guaranteed entry to FAU on graduation
  • Live on-site at FAU with incredible facilities
  • Nearly 50% of student body international or minority