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  1. Technology Serving Humanity Engineering Studies at ClarksonOrientation 2012

  2. Technology Serving Humanity Welcome! Technology Serving Humanity Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering

  3. Technology Serving Humanity Programs of Study in Engineering Bachelor of Science in: • Aeronautical • Chemical • Civil • Computer • Electrical • Environmental • Mechanical • Software • Engineering & Management

  4. Technology Serving Humanity Concentrations / Minors • Concentrations • Architectural, Biomedical and Rehabilitation, Biomolecular, Environmental, Materials, Manufacturing, Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering Management • Minors • Biomedical Engineering Minor, Mathematics Minor, Software Engineering Minor, Sustainable Energy Systems Minor, Minor in Business Complete List http://www.clarkson.edu/engineering/minorsandconcentrations.html

  5. Technology Serving Humanity Special Advising Options • Pre-Dentistry • Pre-Health Sciences • Pre-Law • Pre-Medicine • Pre-Physical Therapy • Pre-Veterinary Science

  6. MA041 Co-Calculus MA131 Calculus I PH131 Physics I (or ES 110 Engineering and Society) CM131 Chemistry I UNIV 190 Clarkson Seminar FY100 First Year Seminar MA132 Calculus II PH132 Physics II (or PH 131 Physics I) CM132 Chemistry II (or BY 160 Biology II*) Knowledge Area course ES100 Introduction to Engineering Use of the Computer Technology Serving Humanity Common First Year Curriculumfor Engineering Majors *Mechanical, Aeronautical, Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineering majors can substitute BY 160 for CM 132

  7. Technology Serving Humanity Schedule not like that? • You must have earned Transfer Credit (AP or other college course credit) • A course was added to your schedule in a Knowledge Area (to count toward Common Experience Curriculum Requirements) • ES 220 Statics - if both MA131 and PH131 completed • Other possibilities: SA&S 100, ES 41 …

  8. Technology Serving Humanity SA&S 100 Co-Writing and ES 41 Spatial Thinking Skills • Both are 1 credit hr; neither course is required; they are meant to strengthen targeted academic success skills SA&S 100 Co-Writing: Pre-enrollment based on SAT Writing; linked to UNIV 190 ES 41 Spatial Thinking Skills: Pre-enrollment based on Spatial Visualization Survey; research-based

  9. Technology Serving Humanity Clarkson Common Experience Curriculum http://www.clarkson.edu/common_experience/index.html and http://www.clarkson.edu/catalog/10-11/academic_requirements.html

  10. Technology Serving Humanity Knowledge Areas (KAs): Cultures and Societies (CSO) Contemporary and Global Issues (CGI) Imaginative Arts (IA) Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Economics and Organizations (EC) Individual and Group Behavior (IG) Also Common Experience University Courses (UNIV) – have two or more KAs designated The knowledge area requirement is met by completing 4 KAs in a minimum of five courses beyond UNIV 190 (so at least one University Course).

  11. Technology Serving Humanity The Communication Component Courses designated as communication intensive are assigned communication points on a scale of one or two (C1 or C2) to indicate the extent of communication experience in that course. Beyond the Clarkson Seminar UNIV 190 (a C2 course), students must obtain six more “communication points,” at least two of them within the major at the 300/400 level. Communication points can be obtained by taking designated courses, or, with approval, through co-curricular experiences.

  12. Technology Serving Humanity Professional Experience Requirement for Engineering majors: http://www.clarkson.edu/engineering/CSOEProfExpWorksheet.pdf

  13. Technology Serving Humanity Remarks on transition and preparedness Math Readiness Survey and the ABC Exam, MA041 Co-Calculus: http://www.clarkson.edu/math/calculus.pdf (also Physics Survey – Force Concepts Inventory, and Spatial Visualization Survey) Advanced Placement Exam: http://www.clarkson.edu/math/undergrad/advanced.html Calculus I Exam Date: Wednesday, August 29 at 5:30-7:30 PM Location: Science Center 354

  14. Technology Serving Humanity Student Success Center Located 1st Floor of ERC building: • 1st Year Advising • Accommodative Services • Student Support Services • Tutoring Also, Counseling Center – personal counseling, drug awareness, shyness, depression, etc. Located 1st floor of ERC

  15. Technology Serving Humanity Your ES Advisor Ms. Lis Chapman Contact info for Lis CAMP 120268-2077 A – Ferrari (except Honors Program students, G. Baldwin and B. Ewald) Dr. Jan DeWaters Contact info for Jan CAMAP 120A 268-6577 G. Baldwin, B. Ewald and Florian – O’Neil (except Honors Program students) Dr. John Moosbrugger Associate Dean for Academic Programs Professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering CAMP 102 Engineering Dean’s office moose@clarkson.edu 268-6532 All Honors Students Ms. Elisabeth Wultsch Contact info for Elisabeth CAMP 129 268-2233 Mensah – Yancey (except Honors Program Students)

  16. Technology Serving Humanity Academic Advising We intend to meet with every 1st Year Engineering Studies student during the first 2 weeks of the semester. Ms. Winters will be contacting you to schedule. If you need a change to your schedule due to transfer credit or other reasons, please schedule immediately. You will also need advisor approval for course selection for Spring Semester enrollment period (mid-October – mid-November). YOU MUST READ YOUR EMAIL MESSAGES/ANNOUNCEMENTS

  17. Academic Advising Technology Serving Humanity During Semester: by appointment Ms. Eileen Winters Administrative Assitant 102 CAMP Bdg. eileen@clarkson.edu 268-6446

  18. Ms. Catherine Avadikian First Year Advising Office 1st Floor ERC – Student Success Center avadikia@clarkson.edu 268-3948 Technology Serving Humanity More Academic Advising Resources

  19. Technology Serving Humanity Three “touch points” • Academic advisor • Student Success Center • CU Connect (mentor)

  20. Technology Serving Humanity Ready to Declare a Major? • Take Undergraduate Change of Major Form • Complete items 1 through 5 (only) • Take to NEW program office • CBE 222 CAMP • CEE 140 Rowley • ECE 156 CAMP (& SftwE) • MAE 257 CAMP

  21. Technology Serving Humanity Not Ready? Time to start learning and thinking about the options…….

  22. Engineering Studies Seminar SeriesFall 2012Six informative weeks, Wednesday evenings, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in CAMP 177Learn about engineering majors at Clarkson, and how to make your choice of major. Anyone may attend. Attendance by Engineering Studies students is required at each session. In the first session you will learn about an overview of the engineering majors at Clarkson, meet your Engineering Studies advisor, First Year Advisor, and Engineering Career Center personnel, and learn about different tools available at Clarkson to help you focus on self-assessment and career exploration. In each subsequent session you will learn about the majors: What does a xxx engineer do? What is a profile of a xxx engineer? What kind of education does a xxx engineer need? Where does a xxx engineer work? How can I learn more about xxx engineering? SPEED teams, professional societies, internships, people to talk with…. These sessions will have a 20-minute presentation on each major. There will be time for questions and answers in each session. Come and plan your future!

  23. Technology Serving Humanity http://www.clarkson.edu/engineering/undergrad.html http://www.collegeview.com/articles/CV/careers/sci_tech.html http://www.eweek.org/AboutEngineering/AboutEngineering.aspx http://www.egfi-k12.org/

  24. 15 teams from all majors Project design, fabrication, testing, marketing & public relations, competition Corporate sponsors A GREAT hands-on engineering experience; resume builder Technology Serving Humanity SPEED Student Projects for Engineering Experience & Design Professional Experience credit requires taking on a role with significant responsibility

  25. Clean Snowmobile Challenge (1stOverall) Environmental Design (Implementation of high rise greenhouse and anaerobic digester) First Robotics (4th place Finger Lakes Regional) Baja SAE (14th overall) Design Build and Fly Concrete Canoe (5thOverall) Chem E Car Steel Bridge (4rd Overall) PCI Big Beam (6th Place in Northeast) NASA RASC-AL Formula SAE (competes in 2013) Engineers without Borders Timber Bridge Human Powered Vehicle SPEED Projects Technology Serving Humanity

  26. Technology Serving Humanity Internships and Co-Ops • Internships • Co-ops Career Center Staff located in Educational Resources Center (ERC) Building

  27. Technology Serving Humanity Perform Undergraduate Research • Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) • Honors Program (thesis) • Individual Initiative • Research Methods Course: ES 442 • Research Experience Course Credit Numbers Virtual Wheelchair Project

  28. Technology Serving Humanity Study Abroad The traditional study abroad exchange program allows you to attend a university in one of 14 countries. Clarkson has formal exchange programs with more than 20 universities in these countries, which means you still have access to your financial aid while you are abroad. http://www.clarkson.edu/career/study_exchange/index.html Program also coordinated by the Career Center Staff located in Educational Resources Center (ERC) Building

  29. National Society of Hispanic Engineers American Indian Science & Engineering Society American Institute of Astronautics & Aeronautics American Institute of Chemical Engineers American Society of Civil Engineers Association of General Contractors Association for Computing Machinery Engineering & Management Society Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers New York Water Environment Association Society of Women Engineers Technology Serving Humanity Join a Professional Society National Society of Black Engineers - NSBE

  30. Army ROTC, AFROTC AFROTC: Capitan Timothy Henley Recruiting Flight CommanderAFROTC Det 536Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence ValleyBox 5850 Clarkson UniversityPotsdam, NY 13699-5850(315)-268-7989 phone(315)-268-4479 fax http://people.clarkson.edu/depts/airforcerotc Army ROTC: Mr. Scott S. Toth Scholarship and Enrollment OfficerPhone: (315) 265-2180 AIM Name: clarksonarmy Email: armyrotc@clarkson.edu http://people.clarkson.edu/depts/armyrotc/ Scholarship opportunities available No Navy detachment – see me for contact info re: scholarship possibilities

  31. Technology Serving Humanity Go to the Activities Fair Tuesday, August 28 7:00 to 9:00 pm Cheel Arena Meet representatives of various activities, clubs, societies Meet members Sign up for email lists

  32. Technology Serving Humanity Go to class…. READ YOUR EMAIL MESSAGES/ANNOUNCEMENTS

  33. Technology Serving Humanity Questions?