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Main Campus - Melbourne
2018-2019 Florida Tech Catalog
Minor Code: 6229 Degree Awarded: None
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Undergraduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne
Curriculum (18 credit hours)
  • AHF 3101 Introduction to Human Factors
    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduces the field of engineering psychology (ergonomics) that examines the interaction of humans and machines. Analyzes aircraft accidents and industrial safety concepts, and the design of aircraft, computers and other products.

  • AHF 3102 Advanced Human Factors
    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduces advanced human factors and human performance. Presents and analyzes human factors and human performance issues in general applications. Emphasizes the aviation industry and aircraft systems.


    AHF 3101 

  • AHF 4001 Research Methods in Human Factors
    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduces research methods in human factors. Covers topics such as the scientific method, philosophy of science, ethical guidelines in research, theories, hypotheses, and quantitative and qualitative research. Focuses on methods commonly used in human factors.


    AHF 3101 

  • AHF 4302 Interaction Design and Usability
    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduces theories and research principles developed from the study of interaction design and usability. Includes human-computer interaction, usability, interface design and evaluation methods.

  • PSY 1411 Introduction to Psychology
    Credit Hours: 3

    Overviews psychological processes, including both areas in which psychology is a natural science (physiological psychology, sensation and perception, basic learning and cognition) and a social science (motivation, human development, personality, social interaction, psychopathology and psychotherapy).

  • Elective (an approved restricted or technical elective) Credit Hours: 3