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2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced Technology, B.S.

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Total Degree Credits: 120

Please Note:

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STEM Core:

All Florida Poly students take these courses.

Total STEM Core Credits: 15

Florida Common Prerequisites:

  • Students who started as freshmen at Florida Poly (native students) must complete general education requirements and the following courses to enter the degree program as a junior:

  • Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3
  • Credits: 4
  • Credits: 4
  • Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3
  • Credits: 1
  • Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3
  • Transfer students must meet general education requirements and satisfy the following Florida State Common Prerequisites to enter the degree program as a junior:

    COP 2271C (1)  


    & COP 3530                     


    & MAC 2311                      

                    or MAC X281     


    & MAC 2312                      

                    or MAC X282     


    & MAD 2107                      


    & PHY 2048/2048L                           

                    or PHY X048C    

                    or PHY X043/X048L         

                    or PHY X053/X053           

                    or PHY X049C    

                    or PHY X044/X049L         

                    or PHY X054/X054L     


    & QMB 3200    


    & STA 2023                         

                    or EGS X025       

                    or QMB X100     

                    or STA X024       

                    or STA X032       

                    or STA X037       

                    or STA X122       


    (1)  Intro programming in C, C++, JAVA, or equivalent language.


General Education

Click here to view the General Education Requirements .

Total General Education Credits: 36

Total Advanced Technology Core Credits: 48

Concentration Core Electives:

Total Concentration Core Credits: 21

Total Concentration Core Credits: 21

Total Concentration Core Credits: 21

Learning Compact

Florida Polytechnic University’s Academic Learning Compact describes what students, who follow the major’s study plan, will know and be able to do. These are listed as core student learning outcomes.


Innovation and Technology


Advanced Technology

Purpose of the Program:

The Advanced Technology degree program prepares graduates for careers in Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, and Health Informatics, all three of which have many employers offering job opportunities that are in high demand. Students who complete a bachelor degree in the program will be ready to take on positions such as managers of technology, have the ability to embark on a research career in the above disciplines, collaborate in teams, and make a positive contribution to society.

Graduate will know and be able to do:

After graduation, students with a BS in Advanced Technology will be able to:

1. Use critical thinking and problem solving skills in technology and business related disciplines;

2. Understand a broad range of topics related to innovation and creative thinking;

3. Apply the most current technology methods and techniques to system design and development; and

4. Work in a team environment, contribute to, and execute a project management plan. 




Core Learning Outcomes:

Student Learning Outcomes:

The Outcomes Involve These Skills:

Upon completion of the Advanced Technology Degree in the College of Innovation and Technology, students will be able to:


Critical Thinking


Be able to apply critical thinking and problem solving techniques to identify and solve a problem.




Be able to apply statistical methods and procedures to model a problem, design an experiment to measure a solution, and collect and analyze data to evaluate the solution.



Be able to demonstrate Project Management skills to plan, design, evaluate and implement a project plan to achieve a determined set of results.




Be able to coordinate and collaborate in a team environment to analyze a problem, design a solution, evaluate the solution, and implement the solution if feasible. 





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