Central Florida, University of

Central Florida, University of

      public, coeducational institution of higher learning in Orlando, Florida, U.S. It is part of the State University System of Florida. It consists of a main campus in Orlando and branch campuses in Cocoa (Cocoa-Rockledge) (Brevard campus) and Daytona Beach, as well as two additional Orlando locations. The university offers an undergraduate curriculum in business administration, engineering, education, arts and sciences, health and public affairs, and electrical engineering and computer science. Graduate degree programs are available in most areas of study. Notable programs include the Honors College, which provides a special undergraduate curriculum, and the School of Optics, which offers graduate degrees and is one of the few academic departments of its kind in the country. Total enrollment is more than 31,000.

      The university was founded in 1963 as Florida Technological University and acquired its present name in 1978. The Cocoa campus includes the Florida Solar Energy Center; the Orlando campus is adjacent to the Central Florida Research Park and is home to the Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers, the Institute for Simulation and Training, and the Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies.

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Central Michigan University — Motto Sapientia, Virtus, Amicitia Motto in English wisdom, virtue, friendship Established 1892 …   Wikipedia

  • University of Central Florida — UCF redirects here. For other uses, see UCF (disambiguation). Coordinates: 28°36′06″N 81°12′02″W / 28.6016°N 81.2005°W / …   Wikipedia

  • Central Florida Research Park — Size 1,027 acres (4.2 km²) Companies 106 Buildings 48 Employees Over 10,000 Students Employed Over 400 Graduate/Undergraduate Students Location …   Wikipedia

  • University of Central Florida College of Medicine — Coordinates: 28°23′15″N 81°16′00″W / 28.38757°N 81.26656°W / 28.38757; 81.26656 …   Wikipedia

  • Central Florida Future — Infobox Newspaper name = type = Student newspaper caption = owners = Florida Today format = Broadsheet foundation = 1968 headquarters = Orlando, Florida USA circulation = Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 45,000 website =… …   Wikipedia

  • University of Central Florida College of Sciences — Coordinates: 28°36′03″N 81°12′01″W / 28.60088°N 81.20017°W / 28.60088; 81.20017 …   Wikipedia

  • University of Central Florida — Université de Central Florida Nom original University of Central Florida Informations Fondation 1963 Type Université publique Régime linguistique anglais Dotation 114 millions de $ …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Central Florida — s threatening often.Although the exact area can be disputed, Central Florida tends to be thought of as the area including Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake, Brevard, and Volusia counties. Polk, Flagler, and Sumter counties are considered by some,… …   Wikipedia

  • University of Central Florida — Vorlage:Infobox Hochschule/Logo fehlt University of Central Florida Gründung 1963 Trägerschaft staatlich Ort Orlando, Vereinigte Staaten Präsident Dr. John C. Hitt Studenten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • University of Central Florida College of Nursing — The UCF Rosen College of Nursing is an academic college of University of Central Florida located in Orlando, Florida, USA. The dean of the college is Jean Leuner.On July 1, 2007, the School of Nursing became the university’s 12th college. [cite… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”