Applied Science

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Science (BSAS) was developed under provisions from Florida legislation to recognize Associate in Science (AS) degree holders to pursue and acquire a bachelor’s degree.... CAS, CHTL


Starting Fall 2014, the Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology will provide students with an inquiry-based curriculum in general biology that balances organismal and ecosystem level content with cellular and... CAS

Communication Sciences & Disorders

The B.S. in Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) with a concentration in Speech-Language Sciences (SLS) is a 2nd bachelor’s degree, open only to students who have already earned a bachelor’s... CAS


The Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology provides students with the skills and knowledge needed in the wide variety of agencies that comprise the criminal justice system: these include law... CAS


The Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a concentration in British and American Literature grounds students in literary and cultural traditions while training them to be critical thinkers and persuasive communicators. Students develop analytical and communication skills in a vibrant, close-knit learning community, and many have the opportunity to assist with faculty research. An English degree also can be a springboard to enrollment in graduate programs such as English, Law, American Studies, Comparative Literature, Education, Humanities, Communications, Journalism, and English Education. CAS


The Bachelor of Arts degree in History encourages students to move beyond traditional memorization of material to a sophisticated level of thinking, analysis, and synthesis. Because of their highly developed... CAS

Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

The B.A. degree in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences (ISS) is designed to provide an interdisciplinary integration of the social sciences for students who are interested in a broad educational experience. ISS... CAS

Professional & Technical Communication

Courses prepare the student for graduate school, and provide practical knowledge, which can lead to career opportunities in a variety of related occupational areas, such as: advertising copy writer, editor,... CAS


The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology involves the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Because of this focus, psychology is relevant to many other areas of study both inside and outside of the social and behavioral sciences. The Psychology program at USF Sarasota-Manatee offers the student a well-rounded liberal arts education in addition to providing excellent training for qualified students who wish to pursue graduate work in such disciplines as Clinical, Cognitive, Industrial Psychology, Neuroscience, Education, Gerontology, Counseling, Management, Medicine, Law and other human service programs. Led by expert faculty in the field of Psychology, the program emphasizes the breadth of psychology while allowing the student some electives to pursue in-depth a particular aspect of the field. CAS