Applied Engineering Minors | Kent State University

Applied Engineering Minors

The College of Aeronautics and Engineering's Applied Engineering Program offers six minors. We welcome students from any major. Please visit the Academic Advising page for more information on scheduling with an advisor.

Below are links to the University Catalog Program Requirements for Applied Engineering Minors and downloadable Roadmaps of the Program Courses.

Computer Engineering Technology

Computer Engineering Technology students study the design of network systems, telecommunications systems, networking hardware and computer hardware engineering and architecture technologies. Computer Engineering Technology students will have the opportunity to conceptualize, develop and analyze requirements engineering specifications for practical systems.

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Electronic Technology

The Electronic Technology minor gives students a basic knowledge in the use and programming of microprocessor-based circuits. It also illustrates how digital combinational and sequential circuits work, and provides students with some applications of these types of circuits. The minor complements studies in computer science, physics, instrumentation, as well as student interest in a general background on how computers work.

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Innovation

The interdisciplinary Innovation minor addresses the need to use innovation to solve many pressing problems in manufacturing, science, business and technology.

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Safety, Quality, and Lean

Students in the Safety, Quality, and Lean minor study quality techniques, aspects of establishing lean enterprises and workplace safety and accident analysis.

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Sustainability

The Sustainability minor gives students a basic knowledge of sustainability and allows them to address a specific area within sustainability. The minor consists of basic courses addressing the three main components of sustainability and an integrated series of upper-division courses related to applications of this basic principle.

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Technology

The Technology minor provides students with a broad introduction to the fundamentals of applied engineering. This background allows graduates to communicate intelligently with technical and non-technical colleagues and have with an appreciation for the impact of technology on civilization.

Program Learning OUtcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Communicate with technical and non-technical colleagues.
  2. Appreciate the impact of technology on civilization.

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