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8009
Graduate Certificate
Classroom
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Graduate Certificate
Main Campus - Melbourne
2018-2019 Florida Tech Catalog
GCP Code: 8009 Degree Awarded: Graduate Certificate
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Graduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne, Professional Development

The emerging field of enterprise architecture (EA) has become an important area of learning for corporations and government agencies. EA deals not only with product performance and application, but also information technology, information processing, customers and suppliers, and financial aspects within a corporation.

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in engineering, physical sciences, computing or mathematics from an ABET-accredited university. Applicants with degrees in other fields will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Curriculum

To receive the certificate, students must complete four graduate-level courses as listed below with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Students who successfully complete the four-course sequence to receive the certificate will be able to move easily into the Florida Tech master's degree program in systems engineering, if desired.

Required Courses
  • SYS 5420 System Architecture Fundamentals
    Credit Hours: 3

    Presents a comprehensive, technical, systems-oriented approach to understanding contemporary issues in enterprise architecture (EA) systems. EA includes strategic planning, management and decision-making by presenting integrated and coordinated views of an enterprise.

  • SYS 5430 Enterprise Architecture Integration and Implementation
    Credit Hours: 3

    Looks at integration and implementation issues associated with enterprise architecture systems. Presents implementation methodologies and describes documentation frameworks. Exposes students to architecture components and artifacts.

    Requirement(s):
    Instructor approval
  • SYS 5440 Enterprise Architecture Project Planning, Management and Documentation
    Credit Hours: 3

    Looks at project planning and management functions such as project organization, planning and control, requirements analysis and risk management.

    Requirement(s):
    Instructor approval
  • SYS 5450 Service-oriented Architecture Concepts and Theory
    Credit Hours: 3

    Looks at service-oriented architecture concepts and theory. Presents the enterprise architecture perspective of service-oriented architectures. Introduces primary software service implementation technologies and overviews standards and languages.

    Requirement(s):
    Instructor approval
Total Credits Required: 12