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, media and culture

Archaeology

Anthropology, classics, geology, religion

Bacteriology

Microbiology

Biology

Biology, botany, microbiology, zoology

City planning

Urban and regional planning

Creative writing

English/creative writing

Criminology

Sociology, criminology minor

Environmental science

Biology, 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, urban and regional planning

Journalism

Journalism, media and culture

Language

Linguistics, speech pathology and audiology, foreign languages

Neuroscience

Biology, zoology, psychology

Personnel work

Psychology, public administration

Pharmacy

Biology, chemistry, microbiology, zoology

Physical therapy

Biology, psychology, zoology

Public relations

Strategic communication, journalism

Social work

Sociology, psychology

Statistics

Mathematics and statistics, statistics

Television and radio

Media and culture, journalism

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

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