Undergraduate Pathway Program: Design & Social Inquiry

UPP: Design & Social Inquiry is equivalent to the first year of an FAU bachelor's degree in Design & Social Inquiry. It provides the foundation for further study in many areas such as criminal justice, social work and urban design.

Pathways at Florida Atlantic University

Fees (2017/18)

Program Program Duration Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Pathway Program: 2 Semesters

2 semesters


Undergraduate Pathway Program: 3 Semesters

3 semesters


UPP: 3 Semesters with Academic English

3 semesters

US$4,305 (plus cost of UPP)



Two or three semesters


January, May, August

UPP: Design & Social Inquiry sample course list

Depending on your goals for University, you will take a selection of the courses below:

  • Learning Strategies & Human Development
  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • The Blue Planet
  • College Writing I
  • Introductory Statistics
  • Interpretation of Drama
  • College Writing II
  • Global Perspectives on Language
  • Introduction to World Politics
  • Mathematics for Liberal Arts
  • Career & Life Planning

Entry to second year at FAU College for Design & Social Inquiry


  • Criminal Justice
  • Public Management
  • Public Safety Administration
  • Social Work
  • Urban Design
  • Urban Design & Regional Planning

more information on FAU's College for Design & Social Inquiry visit

You must successfully complete a minimum of 30 credits in the Navitas at FAU program to be guaranteed entry to the FAU majors listed above.

Course offerings and required courses may change without notice.

*The PMP is subject to approval by FAU Faculty Council.
This school is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.
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