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2018-2019 Florida Tech Catalog 
2018-2019 Florida Tech Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interdisciplinary Science - Aeronautics, B.S.

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Major Code: 7038 Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Undergraduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne

The interdisciplinary science-aeronautics major provides options to students wishing to pursue careers in the aeronautics industry. Students interested in flight should see the Aeronautical Science - Flight, B.S.  program offered by the College of Aeronautics.

The degree is flexible, tailored to the individual student’s needs and emphasizes broad training in science. The graduate will have a well-rounded expertise in science and aeronautics, and will have acquired specific career tools. Because of the freedom to customize the program, most students graduate with one or more minors in addition to the bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary science.

Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Science-Aeronautics is conferred on students who successfully complete 125 semester credit hours of study shown in the program of study outlined here. 


Candidates for the degree must successfully complete the following curriculum.

General (1 credit hour)

Interdisciplinary Science (43 credit hours)

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  • 17 credit hours must be from the College of Aeronautics (AHF, AVF, AVM, AVS, AVT); at least 21 credit hours must be 3000/4000-level courses.

Liberal Arts Electives (12 credit hours)

  • At least six credit hours must be 3000/4000-level courses, and six credit hours in a foreign language.

Physical or Life Science Electives (8 credit hours)

Technical Electives (22 credit hours)

  • At least three credit hours must be 3000/4000-level courses.

Free Electives (6 credit hours)

Capstone Seminar (1 credit hour)

  • Usually completed during the senior year.

Total Credits Required: 125

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