This pre-major is designed for the student who plans to transfer to the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) in Melbourne, FL as a junior to complete a four-year Bachelor’s degree in the College of Engineering. It is based upon an articulation agreement in Engineering with FIT. Engineering majors offered at Florida Tech are Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical and Ocean. Students who plan to transfer are responsible for completing the admission requirements of FIT.
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and satisfactorily complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success, mathematics, English and English for Academic Purposes in which the student is placed. Students must complete all prerequisites for the listed course requirements and Valencia’s foreign language proficiency requirement. Courses meeting the preceding requirements will be in addition to the 60 credits listed. Also, courses listed in the Notes below may be taken at Valencia in addition to the 60 credits listed.
The courses do not have to be taken in the order listed; the sequence suggested is based upon prerequisites and level of course difficulty for most students.
Financial aid is available to eligible Valencia transfer students. The combination of state, federal, and university financial aid programs can make Florida Tech affordable to eligible students who wish to transfer to Florida Tech. In some cases, the combination of grants and scholarships approximates the student’s total tuition. Visit the Florida Tech admissions Web site fit.edu for additional information.