Transfer & Transition Services

AA or BA/BS degree

In accordance with the Florida Statewide 2+2 Articulation Agreement, you will automatically satisfy the lower-division general education requirements or University Core Curriculum (UCC) and have a maximum of 60 lower division credits counting towards your Bachelor’s degree at FIU.

Students transferring with a previous Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution will also be exempt from the UCC, as well as, other lower division requirements (i.e. Foreign Language, Summer and Global Learning). A maximum of 90 credits will be awarded towards your 2nd Bachelor’s degree at FIU.

However, please be advised that you may still be required to fulfill lower-division pre-requisites based on your major of choice. We strongly recommend that you check your Panther Degree Audit (PDA) and meet with your academic advisor to determine your academic program status.

For more information on Florida transfer agreements, visit

Your Critical Reminders: Submit a final transcript with your AA degree ‘posted’ within your first semester at FIU.

What you need to know

  1. Miami Dade College Transfer Guides
    Attention MDC students! Don’t know what courses to take in preparation for your transfer? These transfer guides provide detailed information regarding all majors at FIU and their admissions requirements. To access the guides click here.
  2. Admissions
    We recommend that you begin the admissions process at least 6 months prior to your desired start date. If you haven’t done so already, please visit the Undergraduate Admissions office website for more information.
  3. Limited Access Programs
    Students applying to limited access programs should pay special attention to application deadlines and GPA requirements, which differ from the general admission parameters. In addition, many programs require that a separate application and/or a complete set of transcripts be submitted to the specific college/school. The following FIU programs are designated as competitive admissions.
    • Accounting
    • Architecture (Graduate Program)
    • Business Administration
      • Finance
      • Human Resource Management
      • International Business
      • Management
      • Management Information Systems
      • Marketing
      • Real Estate
    • Communication
      • Advertising
      • Digital Media Studies
      • Journalism
      • Public Relations
    • Dietetics and Nutrition
    • Health Services Administration
    • Hospitality Management
      • Beverage Management
      • Culinary Management
      • Hotel/Lodging Management
      • Restaurant/Foodservice Management
      • Event Management
      • Travel and Tourism Management
    • Interior Design (Graduate Program)
    • Landscape Architecture (Graduate Program)
    • Music
    • Nursing
    • Social Work
  4. Transfer Orientation
    All transfer students are required to attend a New Student orientation. It is a one day session where you will receive valuable information regarding university policies, financial aid, transfer equivalencies, student life and resources, and academic programs. Most importantly, it is your first opportunity to meet with your academic advisor and register for classes. For information and reservations, please visit and/or contact: The Office of Orientation & Parent Programs.

    Modesto Maidique Campus
    GC 189
    Tel: 305.348-6414
    Fax: 305.348-6483

    Biscayne Bay Campus
    WUC 256
    Tel: 305.348-6414
    Fax: 305.348-6483

    New Transfer students should also consider participating in the annual Transfer Panther Camp. You will have the opportunity to build relationships with other incoming transfer students, learn about FIU culture, develop leadership skills and more! For more information, go to the Panther Camp site
  5. Know your FIU Majors! is a unique tool that provides in-depth information on all of the FIU majors, their admissions criteria, career opportunities, department contact information and most importantly, your Major Map, which is a semester-by-semester academic plan designed for a timely graduation.
  6. State & University Requirements
    Aside from major course requirements, all students are required to meet certain University and State requirements. We recommend that you look to your Panther Degree Audit (PDA) to determine whether those respective sections are showing as 'satisfied'.
    University Requirements:
    1. University Core Curriculum (UCC) * Not required for Florida Public AA Transfers
    2. Global Learning
    State Requirements:
    1. Foreign Language Competency or FLENT/FLEX
    2. Summer Enrollment * Not required for Florida Public AA Transfers
  7. Panther Degree Audit
    The PDA is your guide to graduation. It shows which courses you have completed, which courses you need to complete, and all graduation requirements. You should review your PDA every term to track your progress! For more information on accessing and reading your PDA, click here.
  8. My_eAdvisor
    The My_eAdvisor tool allows you to identify and contact your assigned academic advisor, and provides an interactive Major Map to assist you with tracking your program requirements. My_eAdvisor alerts you and your advisor if you are off track and provides you with opportunities to plan courses that will put you back on track. It also includes a record of advising notes that both you and your advisor may view at any time.

    To access My_eAdvisor, login to, then go to Student Dashboard.
    For a tutorial on how to understand and navigate your Student Dashboard, check out the My_eAdvisor Students Manual.

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  • 8:00am-5:00pm F

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