Special Interest Areas

If you are interested in one of these areas, we suggest you look into the Arts and Science degree program(s) listed beside it.

Area

Arts and Science Major

Advertising

English, mass communication, speech communication

Archaeology

Anthropology, classics, geology, religion

Bacteriology

Microbiology

Biology

Botany, microbiology, zoology

City planning

Urban and regional planning

Creative writing

English/creative writing

Criminology

Sociology, criminology minor

Environmental science

Botany (environmental science emphasis*), earth science, environmental earth science, geography, geology (environmental science emphasis*), zoology; environmental science co-major, sustainability co-major

Foreign affairs

Diplomacy and global politics, international studies, foreign languages

Forestry

Botany; see also “Combined Programs”

Gerontology

Gerontology, sociology

Government work

Political science, diplomacy and global politics, international studies, public administration, speech communication, urban and regional planning

Journalism

Journalism, mass communication

Language

Linguistics, speech pathology and audiology, foreign languages

Neuroscience

Zoology, psychology

Personnel work

Psychology, public administration, speech communication (organization communication concentration)

Pharmacy

Chemistry, microbiology, zoology

Physical therapy

Psychology, zoology

Public relations

Strategic communication, journalism

Social work

Sociology, psychology

Statistics

Mathematics and statistics, statistics

Television and radio

Mass communication, journalism

* Miami has a graduate degree program in environmental science. See the Graduate Bulletin for more information

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