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College of Applied Sciences

Dr. William Hoefler, Dean
Corley Building, Room 112
(479) 968-0353
Fax:(479) 968-0677

The mission of the College is to provide high quality opportunities for learning that prepare students for their chosen profession and provide a foundation for life-long learning.

Core Values
The College of Applied Sciences values student learning. The College values scholarly activity, especially as it relates to the enhancement of teaching and its positive impact on student learning. The College values service to the University and to the local and professional communities. The College seeks to demonstrate to students, and instill in them, high ethical standards of personal and professional conduct. The College continually seeks to improve all its programs.

The College of Applied Sciences seeks to equip students with the interdisciplinary, technical, and critical-thinking skills that are necessary to develop workable solutions to complex problems. The College is composed of six academic departments: Agriculture, Computer and Information Science, Electrical Engineering, Emergency Management, Mechanical Engineering, and Parks, Recreation and Hospitality Administration. These departments offer programs of study leading to the baccalaureate and associate degrees listed below.

Bachelor of Science
Agriculture Business with Horticulture Business, Animal Science,
and Pre-Veterinary Medicine options
Computer Science
Information Systems
Emergency Management
Information Technology
Hospitality Administration
Recreation and Park Administration with emphases in:
Recreation Administration
Therapeutic Recreation
Natural Resource
Turf Management

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Associate of Applied Science
Information Technology
Culinary Management
Associate of Science in Nuclear Technology
Nuclear Technology

Transfer Students

Applicability of transfer credit to meet specific degree requirements depends on the major selected by the transfer student. The transfer student should review the Transfer Credit policy in the Admission section of this catalog and meet with their academic advisor to determine final transfer credit eligibility for the selected program of study.