Bachelor of Science
Main Campus - Melbourne

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Science–Aeronautics

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. The interdisciplinary science–aeromautics major provides options to students wishing to pursue careers in the aeronautics industry. Students interested in flight should see the B.S. Aeronautical Science–Flight 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

General (1 credit hour) CREDITS
ASC 1000 University Experience (transfer students may substitute one credit of interdisciplinary science) 1
Communication (9 credit hours)
COM 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
COM 1102 Writing About Literature 3
COM 2223 Scientific and Technical Communication or COM 2370 Speech 3
Computer Science (3 credit hours)
CSE 1502 Introduction to Software Development/C++ or CSE 1503 Introduction to Software Development/FORTRAN (CL) 3
Humanities (12 credit hours)
HUM 2051 Civilization 1 3
HUM 3351 History of Science and Technology: Ancient and Medieval 3
HUM 3352 History of Science and Technology: Renaissance to Present 3
   Plus one 3-credit HUM course from the humanities core course list. 3
Mathematics (8 credit hours)
MTH 1001 Calculus 1 4
MTH 1002 Calculus 2 4
Interdisciplinary Science (43 credit hours)
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. 43
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. 12
Physical or Life Science Electives (8 credit hours) 8
Technical Electives (22 credit hours)
At least three credit hours must be 3000/4000-level courses. 22
Free Electives (6 credit hours)   6
Capstone Seminar (1 credit hour)
Usually completed during the senior year. 1


*Humanities Core Courses
HUM 2052 Civilization 2: Renaissance Through Modern  
HUM 2142   World Art History 2: Early Modern to Post-Colonial  
HUM 2212   British and American Literature 1  
HUM 2213   British and American Literature 2  
HUM 2331   American History: Pre-Columbian to Civil War Era  
HUM 2332   American History: From Reconstruction to the Present  

Not all humanities core courses are offered online or every term; check the current schedule of classes for humanities core options.