Majors

Aeronautics and Engineering

The COF Aeronautics and Engineering program recognizes the demand for aviation, engineering, and manufacturing industries in the state of Ohio, the College of Aeronautics and Engineering (CAE) provides experiential learning opportunities for students via industry internships, undergraduate research, and work opportunities in the dispatch and weather operations at the university airport.

Questions?

Please contact Dr. Michael Fisch (Associate Professor, Dept of Engineering) for all inquiries.

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Biology and Biotechnology

The COF Biology and Biotechnology programs offer experiential learning opportunities and work-based learning experiences, either through an internship or individual investigation course (BS in Biotechnology, optional but encouraged), working alongside our dedicated faculty. This provides unique opportunities that lead to enhanced discovery, learning and creative expression all in a cost effective and timely manner.

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Dr. Edgar Kooijman (Associate Professor, Dept of Biological Sciences) for all inquiries.

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Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Physics

The COF Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Physics programs encourages students to become actively engaged in research and other work-based learning experiences; faculty-led active research projects, research conferences, and summer research experiences. Participation in these pre-professional experiences prepare its scholars for advanced study or careers in industries post-graduation.

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Dr. Michael Tubergen (Professor, Dept of Chemistry & Biochemistry) for all inquiries.

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Computer Science

The COF Computer Sciences program aims to prepare its scholars for the 21st century Computer Science profession with junior researcher experiences, co-op/internship opportunities, and the chance to earn badges and state credentials in high-demand computer science skills.

The program also provides graduate scholarships for Ohio school teacher-scholars to sharpen their CS teaching skills to effectively teach CS Advanced Placement (AP) and College Credit + (CCP) courses.

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QUESTIONS?

Please contact Jeanne Tan (Project Director, Dept of Computer Science) for all inquiries.

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Engineering Technology at Tuscarawas

The Engineering Technology program offered at Kent State Tuscarawas is a career-oriented program which connects students to the broad manufacturing industry in the east central part of Ohio for both internships and subsequent careers. The accreditation of the degrees offered in the program enhances the employment opportunities of our graduates and supports the ability of our BS Engineering Technology graduates to pursue a Professional Engineers license.

This partnership and cooperation will provide Choose Ohio First scholars with the relevant and updated skills to gain meaningful employment of impact to the community.

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Paul Dykshoorn (Engineering Technology Director, Dept of Engineering Technology at Tuscarawas Campus) for all inquiries.

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Environmental Studies

The COF Environmental Studies program aims to provide its students with the necessary skill set for their profession by engaging in co-op/internships and experiential learning opportunities to become impactful stewards of the environment. Previous scholars have had the opportunity to work with companies like Cleveland Metro Parks, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and many others.

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Dr. David Kaplan (Professor, Dept of Geography) for all inquiries.

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Mathematics

The COF Mathematics program prepares graduates for in-demand careers with opportunities to work on a research project with faculty mentors and present their findings at a regional poster conference. Our corporate partners attend student gatherings on campus to interact with students, participate in our COF lecture series and poster conference, and provide industrial immersion experiences for our COF students.

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Dr. Jenya Soprunova (Associate Professor, Dept of Mathematical Sciences) for all inquiries.

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Neuroscience

The COF Neuroscience program offers educational opportunities to prepare its students for careers in medicine, biotechnology, research administration and policy, science communication, and other science-related industries. The need for these professions is projected to grow significantly over the next decade as will professionals in healthcare and science professions that students from the Neuroscience program will have the appropriate expertise for.

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Dr. Wilson Chung (Associate Professor, Dept of Biological Sciences) for all inquiries.

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STEM Majors at Stark

The Choose Ohio First programs offered at Kent State Stark include Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, and Mathematics majors. Each program provides high-quality undergraduate experiences designed to prepare its scholars with the professional skills necessary for their future careers.

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Dr. Bathi Kasturiarachi (Associate Professor, Dept of Mathematical Sciences at Stark Campus) for all inquiries.

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