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Academic Departments

Florida Poly's academic departments are where the University delivers its core mission. Each department administers and delivers degree programs, certificates, and other curricula and engages in leading-edge research and industry relations to advance student learning and educational achievement.

The Department of Applied Mathematics offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics. In addition, the department offers foundational and advanced coursework that supports all the STEM programs at Florida Poly. The program in applied mathematics covers a breadth of mathematical topics, as well as an interdisciplinary sequence in another STEM field. The degree program is flexible and develops the analytical, theoretical, and technical skills needed for high tech jobs, as well as for further study in graduate school in a variety of disciplines.

The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology offers the Computer Science program, a high-quality program focused on education and research.This STEM-based program yields highly skilled graduates who have strong knowledge in the fundamentals of Computer Science and who are able to apply that knowledge to design and implement solutions for arising problems. The program prepares students for clear and concise communication when working in a team environment and for careers in industry, government, and academia.

The Department of Data Science and Business Analytics offers two undergraduate degree programs, and three entry-level certificates.The undergraduate degree programs are Bachelor of Science in Data Science and Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics.The undergraduate entry-level certificate programs are Coding for Data Analytics, Entrepreneurship, and Health Systems.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering delivers degree programs in both electrical and computer engineering with several concentrations available to customize the degree. The electrical engineering program is directed towards the practical use of scientific, engineering, and technical principles to meet the objectives of industry, business, government, and the public. Underlying the programs is a recognition that the impact of technology upon the quality of life is increasing and that the proper application of technology is critical to meeting current, emerging human needs, and working with regional industries to develop and increase technically knowledgeable human resources.

The Department of Mechanical and Environmental Engineering offers bachelor of science degrees in mechanical engineering with a variety of concentrations to enable degree program customization and in environmental engineering with advanced research opportunities through the University’s FIPR Institute. The Department also offers coursework at the graduate level in support of the Master’s of Engineering, and coordinates a range of freshman experience courses and programs in support of the University’s common freshman year, as well as the university-wide senior capstone design sequence. Faculty engage in a range of research in areas such as aerospace, thermal sciences, engineering education, materials and manufacturing and more..

The Department of Engineering Physics offers students an applied and theoretical foundation in broad science concepts and applications. Through the department’s Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics students can focus on diverse applications and research areas within the fields of physics, making them highly desirable candidates for a range of fields from semiconductors to finance, medicine, and many more.

The Department of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences’ mission is to explore the intersections between technology, society, and human experience.The Department offers essential coursework where students advance their skills in communication, research, critical thinking, and open-ended, qualitative problems.Courses in writing, such as Composition or Technical Writing, faciltate students’ learning through meta-cognitive self-awareness, reflective practice, and audience identification. These skills support STEM disciplines in terms of user experience, identifying with clients and industry professionals, and documenting code and other technical specifications that impact our lives in various ways including financial, health and safety, and our overall quality of life.