The University of Akron, Engineering & Science Technology Dept. - 2016

Institution Information

Contact Information

Institution's Mailing Address

Institution Name: The University of Akron, Engineering & Science Technology Dept.
Mailing Address: 240 Carroll Street
City: Akron
State: OH
Postal Code: 443256104
Country: United States
Phone 330-972-7051
Fax: 330-972-4904
Website: https://uakron.edu/

Institution Information

General Information


Type of institution:
Academic Year: SEMESTERS
Setting of Main Engineering Campus URBAN

Main Campus Information

Is the main campus located in a city with a population greater than 100,000?: Yes
Name of this city, or if no, the name of the nearest city of any size?: Akron, OH
This city's population (approx.): 198,100
Distance from Main Campus: 0

Total Enrollment

Total Undergraduate enrollment: 19,465
Total Graduate enrollment: 3,247
Total Professional and other enrollment: 440

Non-Engineering Degree Granting Colleges

Business, Communications, Education, Fine arts, Law, Liberal arts, Natural sciences, Nursing, Engineering, Polymer Science & Engeering, Health Professions,

Institution Information

General Admissions

Entrance Requirements and Recommendations

Requirements

Admission is determined by
1.High school record (and a passing score on the Ohio Graduation Test for in-state students), and
2.Scores on the ACT or SAT (ACT Writing Test is recommended).

Recommendations

College Prep Curriculum - suggested minimums
English - four units
Mathematics - three units
Natural Science - three units
Social Science - three units
Foreign Language - two units

Engineering Information

Head of Engineering

Head of Engineering

Elizabeth Kennedy
Interim Associate Dean
Dean Office
The University of Akron, Engineering & Science Technology Dept.
College of Appl Sci & Tech Dean's
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-6001
Phone: 330-972-6932
eak2@uakron.edu

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Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements
Master's Degree Requirements
Doctoral Degree Requirements

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Head of Engineering Technology

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Degrees Offered

Types of Engineering Degrees

2-Year Degree 4-Year Degree Other
Associate B.S. Certificates

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Engineering Departments


Engineering Department(s) Department Chair Discipline
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology Marcia Belcher Industrial/Manufacturing Eng. Tech.
Construction Engineering Technology Marcia Belcher Construction Engineering Technology
Electronic Engineering Technology Marcia Belcher Electrical/Electronics Eng. Tech.
Geographic & Land Information Systems Marcia Belcher Other Eng. Technology Disciplines
Mechanical Engineering Technology Marcia Belcher Mechanical Engineering Technology
Surveying & Mapping Marcia Belcher Other Eng. Technology Disciplines

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Degree Programs


Technology Degree Program(s) Engineering Department Discipline(s)
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology, B.S. Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology Industrial/Manufacturing Eng. Tech.
Construction Engineering Technology, B.S. Construction Engineering Technology Construction Engineering Technology
Electronic Engineering Technology, B.S. Electronic Engineering Technology Electrical/Electronics Eng. Tech.
Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology Mechanical Engineering Technology
Surveying and Mapping, B.S. Surveying & Mapping Other Eng. Technology Disciplines

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Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

Earn a minimum of 121 credits for a baccalaureate degree; complete 42 credits of General Education courses. Specific degrees may have more than 121 credits.

Master's Degree Requirements

N/A No master degree awarded

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Areas of Expertise

Engineering Departments Areas of Expertise
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  1. PE
Construction Engineering Technology
  1. PE
Electronic Engineering Technology
  1. PE
Geographic & Land Information Systems
  1. GISP
Mechanical Engineering Technology
  1. PE
Surveying & Mapping
  1. PS

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Societies

Honor Societies

National Groups

  • Tau Alpha Pi

Local Groups

Student Organizations

Local Groups

  • Constitution of the Electronic Engineering Technology Association
  • Gathering of Potential Surveyers (GPS)
  • Society of Mechanical Engineering Technology Students

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Support Programs

College's Under-Represented Student Groups

Other Student Support Programs

None reported.

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Student Projects

Student Design Projects Description

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College Description

Engineering Technology College Description and Special Characteristics

The mission of the Engineering and Science Technology Department is to provide high quality career focused education that meets the specific needs of the students as they prepare for careers in this region's industrial, technical, and business community.

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Faculty & Research

Teaching, Tenure-Track View Gender/Ethnicity Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Full Professors Assoc. Professors Assistant Professors Program Total
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
Construction Engineering Technology 1 2 0 3
Electronic Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
Geographic & Land Information Systems 1 0 0 1
Mechanical Engineering Technology 1 0 0 1
Surveying & Mapping 1 0 0 1
Totals: 4 4 0 8

Teaching, Non-Tenure-Track

Engineering Department(s) FT Instr. & Other Teach. Personnel PT Instr. & Other Teach. Personnel Total Personnel FTE of all PT Teach. Personnel
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology 0 4 4 5.00
Construction Engineering Technology 0 0 0 1.00
Electronic Engineering Technology 0 6 6 9.00
Geographic & Land Information Systems 0 1 1 1.00
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 8 8 10.00
Surveying & Mapping 0 6 6 7.00
Totals: 0 25 25 33.00

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Gender/Ethnicity Profiles

  • American Indian or Alaska Native (Am Ind): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
  • Asian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
  • Black or African American (B/AfrA): A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa. Terms such as "Haitian" or "Negro" can be used in addition to "Black or African American."
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (Haw): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
  • Hispanic or Latino (Hisp): A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race. The term, "Spanish origin," can be used in addition to "Hispanic or Latino."
  • White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Full Professor Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or more Total Personnel
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Construction Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Electronic Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Geographic & Land Information Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Surveying & Mapping 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Totals: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 1

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Associate Professor Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or more Total Personnel
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Construction Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
Electronic Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Geographic & Land Information Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Surveying & Mapping 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Assistant Professor Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or more Total Personnel
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Construction Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electronic Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Geographic & Land Information Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Surveying & Mapping 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Admissions/Transfers

Admission to Engineering Technology College

Same as The University of Akron Admissions criteria.
Admission Requirement information can be found at:
https://uakron.edu/ir/common-data-set.dot
Click on the 2015-2016 Akron Campus and look at Excel tab CDS-C for Freshman Enrollment

Admission to an Engineering Technology Department

Same as The University of Akron Admissions criteria.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

See International Admission Criteria at www.uakron.edu.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

See Admissions Criteria at www.uakron.edu.

Residency Requirements

See Admissions The University of Akron's website at www.uakron.edu.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

See Admissions The University of Akron's website at www.uakron.edu.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students:
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students:

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Expenses & Financial Aid

Student Group(s): In-State / Out-of-State

Undergraduate Group 1 Undergraduate Group 2
Tuition & Fees: $10,270 $18,801
Room & Board: $10,684 $10,684
Books & Supplies: $1,000 $1,000
Other Expenses: $2,520 $2,520
Estimated avg. course load per term: 15 15
Does your institute have any special programs or fee structures for the expenses category "All Students"?: No
Note: Other Expenses include Transportation & Other Expenses

Financial Aid Information

Required financial aid forms

Federal Tax Return Forms (IRS), Institution's Own Application Form, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Additional Financial Aid Information

See website for updates: http://www.uakron.edu/finaid/

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New Applicants

New Undergraduate Applicants

A. Number of undergraduate applicants to the engineering college: 227
B. Of those in (A), how many were offered admission? 94
C. Of those in (B), how many were enrolled in the fall? 17
Percentage of entering students (excluding transfer students) ranked in the top quarter (25%) of their high schools: 39%

Newly Enrolled Test Scores

Scores Reflect 75th to 25th percentile

SAT 75th 25th
Math Range:
Reading Range:
Writing Range:
Combined Range:
ACT 75th 25th
Math Range: 25 20
Composite Range: 25 21

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Enrollments by Class

Undergraduate Engr. Programs Fresh
1st Year
Soph
2nd Year
Junior
3rd Year
Senior
4th/5th Year
Full Time Total Part Time Total
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology, B.S. 0 0 2 7 9 22
Construction Engineering Technology, B.S. 1 7 3 40 51 13
Electronic Engineering Technology, B.S. 5 0 9 30 44 21
Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.S. 9 5 15 53 82 47
Surveying and Mapping, B.S. 1 1 1 11 14 18
Totals: 16 13 30 141 200 121

Freshmen

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Construction Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electronic Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 5 1
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 9 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Surveying and Mapping, B.S.
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 0 16 1

Sophomores

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Construction Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 7 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electronic Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 5 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Surveying and Mapping, B.S.
Men 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 1 0 13 2

Juniors

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 1
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Construction Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 2
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Electronic Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 0 1 9 5
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 7 2 2 0 14 2
Women 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Surveying and Mapping, B.S.
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 19 11 2 1 30 13

Seniors

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 16 7 17
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Construction Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 31 8 3 0 39 9
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1
Electronic Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 0 23 11 0 0 30 15
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.S.
Men 6 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 1 37 36 49 42
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 3
Surveying and Mapping, B.S.
Men 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 14 0 0 10 15
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1
Totals: 11 0 4 2 1 2 2 0 2 2 7 9 1 0 71 37 42 53 141 105

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Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees By Ethnicity

Nra - Nonresident aliens
Asi - Asian American
Blk - Black
His - Hispanic
Ind - American Indian
Pac - Pacific Islander
Unk - Unknown
Wht - White
Tot - Program Totals
Two - Two or More
Bachelor's Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot Male Female
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology, B.S. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 0 8 8 0
Construction Engineering Technology, B.S. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 0 33 31 2
Electronic Engineering Technology, B.S. 3 1 0 0 3 2 0 12 0 21 21 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.S. 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 24 0 26 25 1
Surveying and Mapping, B.S. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 11 11 0
Totals: 4 1 1 0 4 2 0 87 0 99 96 3

Degrees By Ethnicity & Gender

Bachelor's Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology, B.S. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 8
Construction Engineering Technology, B.S. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 2 0 0 33
Electronic Engineering Technology, B.S. 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 21
Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.S. 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 26
Surveying and Mapping, B.S. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 11
Totals: 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 85 2 0 0 99

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Program Comparisons

  • ABET - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  • CEAB - Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board
Degree Program ABET/CEAB Accred. Nominal Program Length
(yrs.)
Average Program Length
(yrs.)
Time: Day/Even./
Both
Co-op: None/Opt./
Required
Grads in Co-op Progs.
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology, B.S. no Both None
Construction Engineering Technology, B.S. yes Both Required
Electronic Engineering Technology, B.S. yes Both None
Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.S. yes Both None
Surveying and Mapping, B.S. yes Both Required