Undergraduate Pathway Program: Science

UPP: Science is equivalent to the first year of an FAU bachelor's degree in Science. It provides the foundation for further study in many areas such as marine biology, neuroscience, geography and psychology and exercise science.

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: Science 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 Charles E. Schmidt College of Science


  • Biology
  • Biology-Marine Biology
  • Biology-Molecular, Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Biology-Ecology and organismic Biology
  • Biology-Pre-med/Pre-professional
  • Biology-Zoology
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Psychobiology-Animal Behavior
  • Psychobiology-Neuroscience

For more information on FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science 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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