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.
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.
Agriculture Business with options in:
Hospitality Administration with emphases in:
Lodging and Club Management
Tourism and Event Management
Food and Beverage Management
Recreation and Park Administration with emphases in:
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.