Applied Engineering, BS | Kent State University

Applied Engineering, BS

The Bachelor of Science degree Applied Engineering major consists of two concentrations: Applied Engineering and Technology Management, which is ATMAE accredited, and Foundry Technology, which is FEF certified.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Engineering provides a focus on the application of management, design and technical skills for the design and integration of systems, the execution of new product designs, the improvement of manufacturing processes and the management and direction of physical and/or technical functions of a firm or organization.

The major includes instruction in basic engineering principles, project management, processes, production and operations, systems integration and control, quality and statistics. Students learn in the classroom, as well as through hands-on experiments and real-world internships.

The degree program can also function as a completer degree for students with associate degrees in engineering technology.

Senior students in the ATMAE accredited Applied Engineering and Technology Management concentration are given the opportunity to take the ATMAE CTM exam.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will:

  1. Develop technical competencies based on engineering principles.
  2. Integrate communications, social and physical sciences to develop critical thinking and quantitative skills.
  3. Develop the necessary skill set to solve complex technological problems from a systems and sustainability perspective.