Utah State University, Viewbook 2014-15
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Cover We need to figure out where to go with this. 2014 - 2015 AGGIES themselves PARKER PRATT HOMETOWN: Merlin, OR. MAJOR: Human Movement Science, Pre-Physical Therapy. WHY I’M AN AGGIE: · WUE Scholarship · Outdoor adventures · Quality learning · Community involvement define page 2 Aggies A HOME FOR ANYONE WHO WANTS A is home of the COMMUNITY, NOT A COMMUTE; EDUCATION, NOT A LECTURE. AN An Aggie isn’t bound by generalized definitions. MORE THAN 180,000 STUDENTS HAVE GRADUATED FROM UTAH STATE. THIS MEANS THERE ARE MORE THAN 180,000 DEFINITIONS OF AN AGGIE. at will be YOUR definition? make Logan a AGGIES B E S T COLLEGE TOWN JEREMY JENSEN HOMETOWN: Logan, UT. MAJOR: Art Graphic Design Emphasis. I’M AN AGGIE: · Powder surfer · Business owner · Designer · Filmmaker page 4 LOGAN, UT HOME OF THE AGGIES Welcome to ...we’re closer than you think SEATTLE 12 hrs Logan 48,879 Campus 16,000 BOZEMAN PORTLAND 11 hrs 6 hrs BOISE 4 hrs GRAND TETONS YELLOWSTONE 5 HRS 4 HRS BEAR LAKE Cache Valley 115,520 1 HR RENO 11 hrs ARCHES 5 HRS DENVER 8 hrs FREE 8 hrs SALT LAKE CITY ZION SKI RESORTS 1-3 HRS TRANSPORTATION (On and off campus) 1.5 hrs SAN FRANCISCO 7 hrs 6 hrs LAKE POWELL 7 HRS 10 HRS LAS VEGAS L.A. 11 hrs GRAND CANYON BIKE RENTALS UMME ES INT E W ER HS HIG and 12 hrs 9,984’ 85 AVERAG AVERAG HIGH PHOENIX ALBUQUERQUE 11 hrs T MTN ES IGHS RH AK PE 34 Vet Girl AGGIES LEARN BY doing BENSON HOMETOWN: Riverton, UT. MAJOR: Animal, Dairy, Veterinary Science. WHY I’M AN AGGIE: · Animal research · Hands-on learning · All four seasons · Small town feel ALYSSA page 6 No other place provides the complete package quite like Utah State. Aggies graduate with an exceptional education, hands-on learning, and an amazing student life experience. USU provides big-school opportunities with a small-school feel. ACADEMICS MORE FOR YOUR MONEY PRESTIGE CARNEGIE PROFESSORS of the year than any other college in Utah More VALUE in the #2 HIGHEST-RANKED PUBLIC UNIVERSITY WEST AND STUDENT/ FACULTY RATIO 23 1 to 3% OF TOP CARNEGIE RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS LOWEST TUITION in ‘America’s Top Colleges’ (Forbes, “America’s Best College Buys,” Aug. 2013) #3 nation in the for 165 140 GRADUATE DEGREES More than More than UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES $213 million in CURRENT RESEARCH GRANTS RANKED PUBLIC UNIVERSITY IN “AMERICA’S BEST COLLEGE BUYS” (Forbes, “America’s Top Colleges,” Aug. 2011) 2 ND oldest in the undergraduate RESEARCH PROGRAM (That means more hands-on learning for you) NATION BEST WEST COLLEGE in the Wondering if USU has the program you want? Search by keyword, A-Z degree list, or narrow down your options with USU’s Degree Finder: (Princeton Review, “2012 Best Colleges: Region by Region, ”Aug. 2012) usu.edu/degrees BEGINS IN THE AGGIE’S career CLASSROOM ALEX AN MEIBOS HOMETOWN: Kissimmee, FL. MAJOR: Communicative Disorders & Deaf Education. Doctor of Audiology Degree (Au.D.). WHY I’M AN AGGIE: · Listening & Spoken Language Scholarship · Dual research degrees · Interdisciplinary training · On-campus preschool page 8 MAJORS COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES Agribusiness Ag Communication & Journalism Agricultural Economics Agricultural Machinery Tech. (AAS/Cert.) Agricultural Systems Technology Agricultural Education Animal, Dairy, & Veterinary Science -Animal and Dairy Science -Biotechnology -Bioveterinary Science -Equine Science & Management Aviation Tech. Maintenance Mgt. Aviation Tech. Professional Pilot -Fixed Wing -Rotorcraft Environmental and NR Economics Environmental Soil/Water Science Family and Consumer Sciences Ed. General Technology (AAS) International Agribusiness Landscape Architecture Nutrition, Dietetics, & Food Sciences Ornamental Horticulture (AAS/Cert.) Plant Science Residential Landscape Design & Construction Technology and Engineering Ed. CAINE COLLEGE OF THE ARTS Art & Design -Art Education -Art History -Ceramics -Drawing & Painting -Graphic Design -Interior Design -Photography -Printmaking -Sculpture Music -Music Education -Music Performance Music Therapy Theatre Arts -Acting -General Theatre Studies -Theatre Design & Tech. -Theatre Teaching COLLEGE OF COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Biological Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering Mechanical Engineering -Aerospace Engineering QUINNEY COLLEGE OF NATURAL RESOURCES EMMA ECCLES JONES COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES Conservation & Restoration Ecology Environmental Studies Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences Forestry Geography Geography Teaching Rangeland Resources Recreation Resource Management Watershed & Earth Systems Wildlife Science COLLEGE OF SCIENCE Applied Environmental Geoscience Biochemistry Biological Science Composite Teaching Biology (Premedical, Predental, Prehealth Professions Programs) -Biology -Cellular/Molecular -Ecology/Biodiversity -Environmental Chemistry Chemistry Teaching Earth Science Composite Teaching Geology Mathematics Mathematics Education Mathematics/Statistics Composite Mathematics/Statistics Composite Teaching Nursing* Physical Science Composite Teaching Physics Physics Teaching Public Health -Environmental Health -Industrial Hygiene -Public Health Education Statistics *Nursing students are not eligible for academic scholarships. We recommend you apply to USU as an undeclared student instead. HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES American Studies Anthropology Asian Studies Communication Studies English French German Global Communication History International Studies Journalism & Communication Law & Constitutional Studies Liberal Arts Philosophy Political Science Religious Studies Social Work Sociology Spanish JON M. HUNTSMAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Accounting Business Administration Economics Finance International Business Management Information Systems Marketing Communicative Disorders & Deaf Ed. Deaf Education & Early Childhood Ed. Deaf Education & Elementary Ed. Early Childhood Education Elementary Education Family, Consumer, & Human Development Family Life Studies General Studies Health Education & Promotion -School Health -Community Health -Health Science Human Movement Science -Exercise Science -Pre-Physical Therapy -P.E. Teaching Interdisciplinary Studies Parks & Recreation Psychology Secondary Education Social Studies Composite Teaching Special Education LOOK at the WORLD AGGIES DIFFERENT FROM A PERSPECTIVE ZACHARY VOLIN HOMETOWN: Bonney Lake, WA. MAJOR: Social Studies Composite Teaching. WHY I’M AN AGGIE: · Sigma Phi Epsilon · Top-tier academics · Clubs and organizations · Campus location page 10 RESEARCH M AT T E R S WIRELESS POWER ENERGY: A team at USU designed and developed a wireless power-transfer technology that can charge electric vehicles as they drive down the road. CLEAN COKE FUEL: Taking waste coal, a current environmental hazard, USU can make â€œClean Cokeâ€? that is cleaner, cheaper, and profitable. AQUAPONICS: USU researchers developed unique solutions for sustainable agriculture in arid climates, nationally and internationally. SPACE DYNAMICS LABORATORY We send more student-developed experiments into space than any other university in the world. SPIDER SILK: TECHNOLOGY Creating synthetic spider silk proteins to produce high-tech clothing, bulletproof skin, parachutes, airbags, and repair ligaments and tendons. Wide-ranging research spanning battery life, smart phones, computing, lighting, power conversions and distribution, autonomous operations of wireless sensors, renewable energy sources, and energy storage. POWER ELECTRONICS LAB: AGGIES TRADITION AS THEIR OWN (97- YEAR embrace ue Aggie TRAD I T I O N ) On any full moon, kiss someone who is already a "True Aggie." OR On the night of Homecoming or A-Day, kiss someone while standing on the "A." JULIA FIEIKI HOMETOWN: Sterling, VA. MAJOR: Intl. Studies. WHY I’M AN AGGIE: · USU Ambassador · Polynesian Student Union · Aggie Ice Cream · Different cultures & people page 12 TRADITIONS & INVOLVEMENT AGGIES OLD MAIN BUILDING. iconic BUILT IN 1889, IS USU’S MOST Aggie On nights of an THE VICTORY, OLD MAIN’S TOWER Mardi Gras: ALL OVER THE WEST! two must-attend events for Aggies and students from colleges Howl AND SHINES TO CHOOSE FROM, OR START YOUR OWN! 200+ CLUBS has been around since 1921 and stands as one of the oldest and most delicious traditions. ICE CREAM Aggie Scotsman with your fellow Aggies. All home games are SING THE FREE FOR STUDENTS Experience USU Athletics at: usu.edu/gameday with valid USU student ID. Champion IS A AGGIE AN CHUCKIE HOMETOWN: Houston, TX. MAJOR: Management Information Systems. I’M AN AGGIE: · Student-athlete mentor · Community volunteer · Number cruncher · Heisman contender KEETON page 16 ATHLETICS 2013 FOOTBALL DI VISION & winners POINSETTIA BOWL OF THE BEST HOME COURT ADVANTAGE IN THE CHAMPIONS 2014 NCBA national WEST BASEBALL NCAA DIVISION 1 SPORTS Basketball (M&W) Football (M) Gymnastics (W) Softball (W) Cross Country (M&W) Indoor Track (M&W) Outdoor Track (M&W) Golf (M) Soccer (W) Tennis (M&W) Volleyball (W) FOR MORE INFO VISIT UTAHSTATEAGGIES.COM INTERCOLLEGIATE CLUB SPORTS Baseball (M) Cycling (M&W) Hockey (M) Lacrosse (M&W) Racquetball (M&W) Swimming (M&W) Ultimate Frisbee Rodeo (M&W) (M&W) Rugby (M&W) Volleyball (M) Soccer (M) CHECK OUT THE INTRAMURAL SPORTS WEBSITE TO CHOOSE YOUR SPORT - USU.EDU/CAMPREC UTAH STATE UTAH ST AT E BE OUR GUEST TO A FOOTBALL OR BASKETBALL GAME SIGN UP AT USU.EDU/ADMISSIONS/FREETICKETS I Believe TH AT WE W I LL W I N! EXPERIENCE USU ATHLETICS: USU.EDU/GAMEDAY AGGIES TO THEIR OWN move AMI BEAT MEITE HOMETOWN: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. MAJOR: Business & Public Relations. I’M AN AGGIE: · Theta Nu Psi · Step dancer · Business owner · Black Student Union page 18 RESIDENTIAL CAMPUS LIVE AWAY UtahState STUDENTS 80% OF ALL APPROX. FROM HOME MAKING US UTAH’S LARGEST RESIDENTIAL CAMPUS Types of HOUSING: living ON CAMPUS means taking more classes and getting better grades 5 minute walk to class meal plans = 3 square meals a day with no cooking ON-CAMPUS usu.edu/housing 1. Apartment 2.Traditional 3. Suite BLUE SQUARE bluesquareusu.com AGGIE RECREATION CENTER student-only facility A preferred, luxury, off-campus student housing complex. OFF-CAMPUS trueaggie.com Hundreds of options to choose from. • fitness studios • weight rooms • indoor track • climbing wall • basketball courts • volleyball courts • lounges • cardio rooms OPENING FALL 2015 everywhere AGGIES ARE TERALIN PETEREIT HOMETOWN: Mapleton, UT. MAJOR: Recreation Resource Management. WHY I’M AN AGGIE: · Regional Campus - Moab · Outdoor involvement · Caring professors · Diverse programs page 20 REGIONAL CAMPUSES USU-ONLINE AND Utah State University reaches far beyond the Logan campus. With statewide regional campuses and USU-Online, you can be an Aggie anywhere in the world, at anytime. TREMONTON (LOGAN) BRIGHAM CITY KAYSVILLE WENDOVER GRANTSVILLE RANDOLPH SALT LAKE CITY PARK CITY MANILA 32 REGIONAL CAMPUSES & SITES TOOELE OREM HEBER CITY NEPHI DELTA EPHRAIM RICHFIELD (PRICE) CASTLE DALE MOAB MONTICELLO BEAVER BICKNELL JUNCTION PANGUITCH CEDAR CITY MILFORD OVER UINTAH BASIN 56 DEGREES 350 COURSES ASSOCIATE’S, BACHELOR’S, REGIONAL CAMPUSES offer MASTER’S & DOCTORAL O N L I N E 14 DEGREES YOU WANT: online.usu.edu USU-ONLINE offers BLANDING ST. GEORGE KANAB MONTEZUMA CREEK VALLEY MONUMENT WHEN & WHERE TA K E C L A S S E S LEARN MORE ABOUT REGIONAL CAMPUSES: DISTANCE.USU.EDU LEARN MORE ABOUT USU EASTERN: EASTERN.USU.EDU AGGIES MEMORIES #AGGIELIFE create Breakfast at HERM’S INN Chariot Race Red Bull Freestyle page 22 SKIING The HOWL CAMPING on the QUAD end OF Bash year HAMMOCKS on campus Sledding down OLD MAIN HILL LOGAN TO JACKSON LoToJa SINK AT Angie’s CLEAN THE RAGNAR ADMISSION INDEX ADMISSIONS usu.edu/admissions/applyonline FRESHMEN need a 17 ACT, 2.5 GPA, and a 90 index score to be admitted. TRANSFER STUDENTS need at least a 2.2 GPA and meet the minimum GPA requirements for their desired major. ADMISSION for Fall 2015 DEADLINES SUMMER SEMESTER FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER NEW FRESHMEN APRIL 1 APRIL 1 OCTOBER 1 TRANSFER APRIL 1 JUNE 1 OCTOBER 1 If you don’t meet the criteria, contact us for options at 435.797.1079, 800.488.8108, or visit usu.edu/admissions. Based on academic merit. ACADEMIC NEED-BASED INVOLVEMENT Based on financial need. SCHOLARSHIPS Based on outstanding Based on family legacy. involvement, leadership, and service experience. ALUMNI Check with your department for details once you’ve declared a major. DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES for Fall 2015 FALL SEMESTER ONLY FRESHMEN DEC 1 TRANSFER FEB 1 FIND OUT ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED: USU.EDU/SCHOLARSHIPS page 24 2014 - 2015 SCHOOL YEAR COST $6,384 $18,490 $5,000 $800 TUITION & FEES: * RESIDENT NONRESIDENT SEMESTER YEAR $3,192 $9,245 ESTIMATE WHAT YOUR WILL BE: COST usu.edu/costcalculator ESTIMATED EXPENSES: ROOM & BOARD $2,500 BOOKS & SUPPLIES $400 *Tuition is based on 12-18 credit hours. Tuition may vary based on your program and is subject to change. For current rates, go to usu.edu/tuition. For International Student information, visit: usu.edu/oiss. TOTAL: RESIDENT NONRESIDENT $6,092 $12,145 $12,184 $24,290 FINANCIAL AID TYPES OF AID: GRANTS – Free money awarded to students with the greatest financial need. FAFSA CHECKLIST Apply for a PIN at – pin.ed.gov. Fill out the FREE application at – fafsa.ed.gov. Check your email often for updates. Accept only the aid you want. Contact the USU Financial Aid Ofﬁce to ﬁnd your personal ﬁnancial aid counselor, ask questions, and check your aid status: www.usu.edu/ﬁnaid. LOANS – Money that must be repaid, with interest. WORK STUDY – Money you work for through an SCHOLARSHIPS – Money awarded based on application/merit/qualification. Deadlines and requirements vary. on-campus job. Awarded to students with financial need. CHECKLIST APPLY FOR ADMISSIONS Must apply BEFORE DECEMBER 1. Here’s what you’ll need: • Official ACT/SAT • Official High School Transcripts • $40 Application Fee • usu.edu/admissions/apply DEFERMENT Thinking of coming to USU later? • Apply now (we defer admissions and scholarships for up to 2 1/2 years). • Have your leave date? Let us know at usu.edu/loa (this changes your enrolled date at USU). • Take your Aggie gear with you while you’re gone. VISIT CAMPUS Year-round campus tours. usu.edu/admissions/campustour ATTEND AN OPEN HOUSE IN YOUR AREA Apply for admission and receive qualifying scholarships on the spot, talk to your academic department, get free Aggie Ice Cream. usu.edu/admissions/openhouse Get up-to-date info, find friends, ask questions, and join the Aggies. APPLY FOR HOUSING On-campus, Blue Square Apartments, and off-campus housing. Recommended application for housing is November 1. usu.edu/housing APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID Application opens January 1. Fill out Free FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov “USU INCOMING CLASS OF 2015” Check out what’s going on at USU: usu.edu/socialmedia SIGN UP FOR ORIENTATION (SOAR) Mandatory orientation program sign-up begins March 1. Reserve your course schedule for Fall Semester. usu.edu/soar And read USU’s newspaper usustatesman.com page 26 2 014 O P E N HO US E S & RE C E P T ION S usu.edu/admissions/openhouse USU coming toYOU UTAH OPEN HOUSES (6-8 PM) October 9 October 23 October 28 November 6 December 2 Provo Davis / Weber Cache Salt Lake City St. George CAMPUS TOURS OUT-OF-STATE OPEN HOUSES (6-8 PM) September 16 September 29 October 1 October 3 October 15 October 15 October 16 October 22 November 4 November 5 November 12 November 13 November 18 November 18 November 19 November 19 December 3 Reno, NV Chicago, IL Phoenix, AZ Washington DC Houston, TX Preston, ID Dallas, TX Denver, CO Portland, OR Seattle, WA Boise, ID Idaho Falls, ID San Diego, CA Ontario, CA Anaheim, CA Rocklin, CA Las Vegas, NV SIGN UP FOR A TOUR USU.EDU/CAMPUSTOUR Walk around with a current student, meet with an advisor, tour housing, and get free Aggie Ice Cream. 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