FAU Resource Index

All students should meet with an academic advisor before registering for any courses; however, the Student Academic Services Office is just one of many campus resources that are available to support you as a student.

On this page, you will find resources related to courses and degree requirements as well as links to other departments that can assist you with other concerns.

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Advising Information 

Counseling, Support, and Emergency Information

Other University Information

 

 

Advising Information

Advising Offices at other FAU Colleges:  For advising on majors and minors outside the College of Business.

Accounting Competency Exam (ACCE): Required exam for accounting majors before taking upper division ACG or TAX courses.

Civics Literacy RequirementStatewide requirement for all bachelor's degrees. It is recommended that most business students attempt to test out of this requirement, but check with your advisor.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP):  Option for students to earn college credit by taking an exam in one of several subjects. The CLEP is most commonly taken by business students in Spanish, French, or German to satisfy the foreign language requirement, but can be taken in other subjects. Speak with an academic advisor before attemping the CLEP in any subject.

CPA InformationStudent Academic Services does not provide information on state requirements to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).  Some CPA information is provided for your convenience by the School of Accounting, but the best resource for up to date information is the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. FAU Accounting majors (current and alumni) can also speak with one of the School of Accounting professors who provide CPA advising.

Degree Audit Reporting SystemA degree audit (DARS) is provided to students during in-person advising appointments. It is recommended you view your degree audit on your own to follow along during phone appointments.

DSST Credit by Exam Program: Option for students to earn college credit by taking an exam in one of several subjects. The DSST is most commonly taken by business students for free elective credit. Speak with an academic advisor before attempting the DSST in any subject.

Electives GuideExplains the various required electives to earn a degree.

GPA CalculatorFind out how new grades earned and grade forgiveness will affect your GPA.

Intellectual Foundation Program (IFP)FAU's general education requirements. 

Language and Linguistics DepartmentOptions for speakers of other languages to satisfy FAU's foreign language requirements through documentation or an exam. These options do not award credit; to earn college-level foreign language credit through an exam, students should take the CLEP (only available in Spanish, French, and German).

Math Placement--ALEKSAn assessment used to determine with which math course students should begin.

Math Boot CampOptional for any student who wishes to refresh math skills to prepare for success in math courses.  Required for any student who needs a third attempt on a math course (College of Business form 8 required).

MAC2233 for Pre-Business Students: Pre-business students should only choose MAC2233 sections from this list.

Math Course Options for Bachelor of Science DegreeStudents pursuing the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree are required to take six additional credits of math beyond MAC2233 and STA2023.

University Advising Services (UAS) Office: Works with FAU students with fewer than 45 credits earned.  UAS provides advising on the IFP and on Associate in Arts degrees.

Unrestricted Upper Division Business Courses: Some upper division (3000 and 4000 level) courses are considered “unrestricted,” meaning pre-business and Bachelor of General Studies students can register for them without being declared in a business major as long as they meet the pre-requisites for the course.

Video Streaming FAQFrequently asked questions about College of Business Lecture Capture Video Streaming (LCVS) courses.

Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Courses: Courses with significant writing content that satisfy FAU's WAC requirement and the state of Florida's Gordon Rule Writing (GRW) requirement.

 

Counseling, Support, and Emergency Information

Counseling and Psychological Services

Emergency Information

FAU Police

Military and Veterans Affairs

Ombuds

Student Accessibility Services

Tutoring at the CLASS Center

 

Other University Information

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Financial Aid Office

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Registrar’s Office

Testing Center

Tuition and Billing Services

Tuition Breakdown

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