Technology - B.S.

College of Aeronautics and Engineering
Aeronautics and Technology Building
Kent Campus
330-672-2892
caest@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/caest


Description

The Bachelor of Science in Technology provides students with a breadth of knowledge and experience and gives students the option of using electives to develop depth in a chosen area. This program is best suited for students with general career goals or who want depth of knowledge in a specific technical area such as casting or quality. Effective spring 2018, admissions is suspended.

Technology Education Licensure is an optional concentration that provides students the opportunity to learn the application of technical skills in concert with educational expertise through targeted courses in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services. Students completing the technology education concentration are prepared to take the state licensing exam for teachers (K–12). ADMISSIONS SUSPENDED

Accreditation

Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering
 

Admission Requirements

The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago.

Freshman Students on the Kent Campus: The freshman admission policy on the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends. The Admissions Office at the Kent Campus may defer the admission of students who do not meet admissions criteria but who demonstrate areas of promise for successful college study. Deferred applicants may begin their college coursework at one of seven Regional Campuses of Kent State University. For more information on admissions, including additional requirements for some academic programs, visit the admissions website for new freshmen.

Freshman Students on the Regional Campuses:  Kent State campuses at Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas, as well as the Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg, have open enrollment admission for students who hold a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.

English Language Proficiency Requirements for International Students: All international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning a minimum 525 TOEFL score (71 on the Internet-based version), minimum 75 MELAB score, minimum 6.0 IELTS score or minimum 48 PTE Academic score, or by completing the ELS level 112 Intensive Program. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.

Transfer, Transitioning and Former Students: For more information about admission criteria for transfer, transitioning and former students, please visit the admissions website.

 

ADMISSIONS SUSPENDED for the Technology Education Licensure concentration

Effective spring 2018, admissions is suspended for the Technology major.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate broad knowledge and skills in the areas of manufacturing systems, electronics and digital systems, computer aided design and animation, materials and processes, automation systems, and technology management.
  2. Demonstrate a broad understanding and appreciation of technology.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to apply high-technology knowledge and skills to succeed in the changing knowledge economy.
 
 
 
 

University Requirements 

All students in a bachelor's degree program at Kent State University must complete the following university requirements for graduation.

NOTE:  University requirements may be fulfilled in this program by specific course requirements. Please see Program Requirements for details.

Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
Course is not required for students with 25 transfer credits, excluding College Credit Plus, or age 21+ at time of admission.
Diversity Domestic/Global (DIVD/DIVG) 2 courses
Students must successfully complete one domestic and one global course, of which one must be from the Kent Core.
Experiental Learning Requirement (ELR) varies
Students must successfully complete one course or approved experience.
Kent Core (see table below) 36-37
Writing-Intensive Course (WIC) 1 course
Students must earn a minimum C grade in the course.
Upper-Division Requirement 39 (or 42)
Students must successfully complete 39 upper-division (numbered 30000 to 49999) credit hours to graduate. Students in a B.A. and/or B.S. degree in the College of Arts and Sciences must complete 42 upper-division credit hours.
Total Credit Hour Requirement 120
Some bachelor's degrees require students to complete more than 120 credit hours.

Kent Core Requirements

Kent Core Composition (KCMP) 6
Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning (KMCR) 3
Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (KHUM/KFA) (min one course each) 9
Kent Core Social Sciences (KSS) (must be from two disciplines) 6
Kent Core Basic Sciences (KBS/KLAB) (must include one laboratory) 6-7
Kent Core Additional (KADL) 6
Total Credit Hours: 36-37

Effective spring 2018, admissions is suspended for the Technology major.

Program Requirements

Major Requirements

Major Requirements (courses count in major GPA)
CMGT 31015CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY 3
ID 24023FURNITURE DESIGN I-WOOD 3
TECH 10001INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 3
TECH 13580ENGINEERING GRAPHICS I 3
TECH 20001ENERGY/POWER 3
TECH 20002MATERIALS AND PROCESSES 3
TECH 23581COMPUTER-AIDED ENGINEERING GRAPHICS 3
TECH 31000CULTURAL DYNAMICS OF TECHNOLOGY (DIVD) (WIC) (min C grade) 13
TECH 31016MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY 3
TECH 31087DESIGN FOR TECHNOLOGY 3
TECH 32002MATERIALS AND PROCESSES II 3
Additional Requirements (courses do not count in major GPA)
COMM 15000INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION (KADL) 3
ENG 20002INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL WRITING 3
MATH 11010ALGEBRA FOR CALCULUS (KMCR) 3
MATH 11022TRIGONOMETRY (KMCR) 3
PSYC 11762GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (DIVD) (KSS) 3
UC 10097DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE 1
Kent Core Composition6
Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each)9
Additional Major Requirement or Concentration Requirements
Choose from the following:56
Minimum Total Credit Hours:120
1

A minimum C grade must be earned to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

Additional Major Requirement (for those not choosing the concentration)

[AR-BS-TECH]

Additional Major Requirements (courses count in major GPA)
MIS 24163PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 13
MIS 24056FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS STATISTICS 3
or MIS 34180 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
TECH 21021SURVEY OF ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS 4
TECH 43800APPLIED ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR (ELR) 3
Technology Upper-Division Electives (TECH 30000 or 40000 level)18
Additional Program Requirements (courses do not count in major GPA)
ECON 22060PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (KSS) 3
PSYC 31773INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY 3
Physics options, choose from the following:10
General College Physics option
GENERAL COLLEGE PHYSICS I (KBS)
GENERAL COLLEGE PHYSICS II (KBS)
GENERAL COLLEGE PHYSICS LABORATORY I (KBS) (KLAB)
GENERAL COLLEGE PHYSICS LABORATORY II (KBS) (KLAB)
Technical Physics option
TECHNICAL PHYSICS I (KBS) (KLAB)
TECHNICAL PHYSICS II (KBS) (KLAB)
Kent Core Basic Sciences
General Electives (total credits hours depends on earning 120 credit hours, including 39 upper-division credit hours) (minimum 4 upper-division credit hours)9
Minimum Total Credit Hours:56
1

Equivalent to BMRT 11009 

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Major GPA Minimum Overall GPA
2.250 2.000
 

Technology Education Licensure concentration
ADMISSIONS SUSPENDED

[AR-BS-TECH-TEDL]

Licensure Requirement (not required for graduation):

Candidates seeking Ohio licensure are required to pass specific assessments in order to apply for licensure. See Ohio Department of Education-Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to licensure type. Taking and passing the licensure tests prior to graduation is encouraged but not required.

Concentration Requirements (courses count in major GPA)
CI 47330READING AND WRITING IN ADOLESCENCE/ADULTHOOD 3
CULT 29535EDUCATION IN A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY (min C grade)3
EPSY 29525EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (min C grade)3
HED 42575HEALTH AND LEARNING: STRATEGIES FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS 3
ITEC 39525EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY 3
SPED 23000INTRODUCTION TO EXCEPTIONALITIES (DIVD) (min C grade)3
TECH 41003METHODS AND ORANIZATION IN TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION 3
TECH 43080INDUSTRIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY 3
TECH 49525INQUIRY INTO PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (min C grade)3
Additional Requirements (courses do not count in major GPA)
CMGT 31040ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGERS 3
Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include a laboratory)8
Kent Core Social Sciences (cannot be PSYC)3
Minimum Total Credit Hours:41

Effective spring 2018, admissions is suspended for the Technology major.

Roadmap

This roadmap is a recommended semester-by-semester plan of study for this major. However, courses designated as critical (!) must be completed in the semester listed to ensure a timely graduation.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester OneCredits
!MATH 11010 ALGEBRA FOR CALCULUS (KMCR) 3
!TECH 10001 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 3
!TECH 13580 ENGINEERING GRAPHICS I 3
!TECH 20002 MATERIALS AND PROCESSES 3
UC 10097 DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE 1
Kent Core Requirement 3
 Credit Hours16
Semester Two
!MATH 11022 TRIGONOMETRY (KMCR) 3
!TECH 23581 COMPUTER-AIDED ENGINEERING GRAPHICS 3
ECON 22060 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (KSS) 3
PSYC 11762 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (DIVD) (KSS) 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
 Credit Hours15
Semester Three
!ENG 20002 INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL WRITING 3
ID 24023 FURNITURE DESIGN I-WOOD 3
!MIS 24163 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 1 3
!Physics courses 3-5
Kent Core Requirement 3
 Credit Hours15
Semester Four
!TECH 20001 ENERGY/POWER 3
!CMGT 31015 CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY 3
!Physics courses 5-7
COMM 15000 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION (KADL) 3
 Credit Hours14
Semester Five
!TECH 21021 SURVEY OF ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS 4
!TECH 31016 MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY 3
!TECH 32002 MATERIALS AND PROCESSES II 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
 Credit Hours16
Semester Six
!MIS 24056
FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS STATISTICS
or HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
3
TECH 31000 CULTURAL DYNAMICS OF TECHNOLOGY (DIVD) (WIC) 3
Technology Upper-Division Electives (TECH 30000 or 40000 level) 3
General Electives 6
 Credit Hours15
Semester Seven
!TECH 31087 DESIGN FOR TECHNOLOGY 3
!TECH 43800 APPLIED ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR (ELR) 3
PSYC 31773 INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY 3
Technology Upper-Division Electives (TECH 30000 or 40000 level) 6
 Credit Hours15
Semester Eight
Technology Upper-Division Electives (TECH 30000 or 40000 level) 9
General Electives 3
 Credit Hours12
 Minimum Total Credit Hours:118