Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences

Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences

ABET

The Bachelor of Science degrees in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanical Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Departmental Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences is to guide the next generation of engineers and scientists into careers they will love, to understand the physics of the universe, and drive humanity’s future in the air and in space.

Educational Objectives & Student Outcomes for the B.S. in Aerospace Engineering Program

The program educational objectives for the B.S. in Aerospace Engineering program at Florida Tech are:

  • Academic fundamentals: Graduates have successfully applied and integrated their knowledge of fundamental principles in their chosen career.
  • Engineering practice: Graduates have used their engineering skills in the successful completion of an engineering project.
  • Teamwork and communication: Graduates have demonstrated the ability to communicate their ideas and technical results verbally, in writing, and via presentations, and are effective team members.
  • Professional development: Graduates have advanced their knowledge and contributed to the profession and society.

The student outcomes for the B.S. in Aerospace Engineering program at Florida Tech are:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plans tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

Enrollment and Graduation Data for the B.S. in Aerospace Engineering Program

Annual student enrollment and graduation data for the B.S. in Aerospace Engineering program are provided by Florida Tech’s Office of Institutional Research.