The Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies (GSS) offers the following undergraduate majors and minors, as well as certificate programs through the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and internship opportunities. GSS also hosts an energetic Undergraduate Student Club, and three nationality-recognized honors societies.

For Degree requirements, please click on the links below.


BA in Geography
BA in Geography with a Social Studies Education Major
BA in Anthropology/Sociology

Combined BA in Anthropology/Sociology with MPH Anthropology/Sociology

Fully Online BA in Sociology/Anthropology Sociology/Anthropology with a Sociology Track. New!

The GSS curricula make it easy to double major in Geography and Anthropology / Sociology.




What will I learn, and what citizenship and career skills will I gain?
How do I declare (or change) a major, a double major, or a minor?
What certificate programs are available, and how do I enroll in a certificate program?
Are there internship opportunities?
How do I join the Department's Undergraduate Student Club and Honor Societies?
How do I obtain my SASS, request a CLAST exemption or course repeat (forgiveness), and obtain other forms as well as an FIU transcript?


Resources list

Undergraduate Advising

Freshman & Sophomores

If you are a Freshmen or Transfer Student, please make sure to take advantage of the E_Advisor Dashboard during the semester. You can access through your my.fiu.edu account.

Juniors & Seniors

If you are a Junior or Senior Student, you can make an appointment to see Dr. Ricardo Gonzalez, GSS Faculty Academic Advisor by calling 305-348-2247, or send him an email to rmgonzal@fiu.edu

Freshman, Sophomore, and Transfer Students are also welcome to contact Dr. Gonzalez.