AREAS OF STUDY
FUA Bachelor's Degrees offer four areas of study that consist of at least 120 credits hours:
FUA reviews applications from all over the world. We believe that the blending of cultures creates a more diverse and rich student body that adds to each student’s educational experience. Each application we receive is individually reviewed before a decision is made.
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Students must successfully complete at least 48 credit hours in approved General Education courses. Courses must be taken in areas outside of the student major area to satisfy the General Education requirement of FUA and consistent with General Education component distribution as detailed below:
- English Composition (6 credit hours)
- Mathematics (6 credit hours)
- Physical & Biological Sciences (6 credit hours)
- Social & Behavioral Sciences (6 credit hours)
- Diversity & Intercultural Studies (6 credit hours)
- Italian Language (6 credit hours)
- Humanities (12 credit hours)
Please note: FUA requires an overall minimum grade point average of 2.00, with no more than one grade lower than C- in core courses.
For detailed information regarding each bachelor's degree program, please refer to the curricula below.
B.A in Cultural Studies
The 4-year B.A. curriculum in Cultural Studies provides students with a solid foundation of cultural knowledge and practices, supported by skills in writing, research, and critical thinking through interdisciplinary perspectives.
The program offers two academic concentrations:
- Fine Arts
- Art History
B.A. in Digital Publishing and Communication
The 4-year B.A. in Digital Publishing and Communication focuses on study of the disciplines and media-based projects, and challenges students to critically examine the production and meaning of media.
. The program offers three academic concentrations:
- Digital Media
- Visual Communication
Direct admission to the program is granted to students enrolled in the FUA Certificate Career Program in Communication and Interactive Digital Media for Photography, Publishing, and Visual Communication studies.
B.A. in Hospitality Management
The 4-year B.A. in Hospitality Management allows students to gain fundamental skills in the area of hospitality management through the analysis of the functioning and organization of specific sectors of hospitality, such as restaurants, hotel chains, and resorts.
Direct admission options to the program are available for students enrolled in the FUA Certificate Career Program or Associate’s Degree in Hospitality Management.
B.A. in Food and Wine Studies
The 4-year B.A. in Food and Wine Studies focuses on the food and wine industry of Italy through theory and practice in the areas of food production, wine and beverage management, and wellness-oriented aspects of these disciplines. The program offers two academic concentrations:
- Culinary Arts
Direct admission options to the program are available for students enrolled in the FUA Certificate Career Program or Associate’s Degree in Food, Wine, and Wellness Studies for Culinary Arts and Wine Studies and Enology.