Global Miami Plan

The Foundation (MPF) requirement is met by taking a minimum of 36 semester hours (33 hours with Study Abroad) of Foundation courses across five specific areas. Click on an area heading to see a list of courses that satisfy the specific requirerment:

I. English Composition (6 hours)

II. Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Science (9 hours)

A. Fine Arts (3 hours minimum)

B. Humanities (3 hours minimum)

C. Social Science (3 hours minimum)

III. Global Perspectives (6 to 9 hours)

A. Study Abroad (6 hours fulfills requirement), or

B. G-Courses (9 hours), or

C. G-Cluster (9 hours)

IV. Natural Science (9 hours, must include one laboratory course)

A. Biological Science (3 hours minimum)

B. Physical Science (3 hours minimum)

V. Mathematics, Formal Reasoning, Technology (3 hours)

Additionally, to complete the Foundation area requirements, students must complete the following:

Cultures (Cul) requirement - All students must take at least one Foundation course that presents a cultural perspective. Students satisfy this requirement by taking an appropriately designated course in any foundation area. The same course may meet both a Foundation areas requirement and the cultural and/or historical perspective requirement.

Historical (H) requirement - All students must take at least one Foundation course that presents a historical perspective (H). Students satisfy this requirement by taking an appropriately designated course in any Foundation area. The same course may meet both a Foundation area requirement and the historical and/or the cultural perspective requirement.

The Thematic Sequence (MPT) requirement is met by completing three related courses (usually nine hours) in an approved Thematic Sequence outside the student's department of major.

The Capstone Course (MPC) requirement is met by completing three hours in an approved Capstone course during a student's senior year.