Utah State University, Viewbook 2014-15
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Cover We need to figure out where to go with this. 2014 - 2015 AGGIES define 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 page 2 is home of the Aggies A HOME FOR ANYONE WHO WANTS A COMMUNITY, NOT A COMMUTE; AN EDUCATION, NOT A LECTURE. 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. What will be YOUR definition? AGGIES make Logan a 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 Welcome to LOGAN, UT HOME OF THE AGGIES ...we’re closer than you think Campus Logan 16,000 48,879 SEATTLE 12 hrs BOZEMAN 6 hrs BOISE 11 hrs YELLOWSTONE 4 hrs 5 HRS Cache Valley GRAND TETONS 4 HRS 115,520 BEAR LAKE 1 HR ARCHES DENVER 5 HRS ZION LAKE POWELL 6 hrs LAS VEGAS 7 hrs 7 HRS and BIKE RENTALS GRAND CANYON 10 HRS L.A. 11 hrs (On and off campus) 11 hrs T MTN ES 9,984’ 85 INT E W ER 34 HS HIG UMME ES IGHS RH 12 hrs ALBUQUERQUE AK PE PHOENIX AVERAG 11 hrs 8 hrs HIGH SAN FRANCISCO FREE 1-3 HRS 1.5 hrs 8 hrs TRANSPORTATION SKI RESORTS SALT LAKE CITY RENO AVERAG PORTLAND Vet Girl AGGIES LEARN BY doing ALYSSA 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 page 6 ACADEMICS 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. PRESTIGE More CARNEGIE PROFESSORS of the year than any other college in Utah VALUE MORE FOR YOUR MONEY #2 HIGHEST-RANKED PUBLIC UNIVERSITY in the WEST 23 1 to STUDENT/ FACULTY RATIO AND TOP 3% OF CARNEGIE RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS #3 nation in the More than for LOWEST TUITION in ‘America’s Top Colleges’ (Forbes, “America’s Best College Buys,” Aug. 2013) $213 million in CURRENT RESEARCH GRANTS 2 ND oldest undergraduate RESEARCH PROGRAM in the NATION (That means more hands-on learning for you) 165 UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES More than RANKED PUBLIC UNIVERSITY IN “AMERICA’S BEST COLLEGE BUYS” (Forbes, “America’s Top Colleges,” Aug. 2011) BEST WEST COLLEGE in the (Princeton Review, “2012 Best Colleges: Region by Region, ”Aug. 2012) 140 GRADUATE DEGREES 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: usu.edu/degrees AN AGGIE’S career BEGINS IN THE CLASSROOM ALEX 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. JON M. HUNTSMAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Accounting Business Administration Economics Finance International Business Management Information Systems Marketing 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 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 COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Biological Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering Mechanical Engineering -Aerospace Engineering EMMA ECCLES JONES COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES 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 QUINNEY COLLEGE OF NATURAL RESOURCES 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. AGGIES LOOK at the WORLD FROM A DIFFERENT 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: CLEAN COKE FUEL: A team at USU designed and developed a wireless power-transfer technology that can charge electric vehicles as they drive down the road. 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. POWER ELECTRONICS LAB: 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. AGGIES embrace TRADITION AS THEIR OWN True Aggie (97- YEAR 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 BUILT IN 1889, OLD MAIN IS USU’S MOST iconic BUILDING. On nights of an Aggie VICTORY, OLD MAIN’S TOWER THE Howl AND Mardi Gras: two must-attend events for Aggies and students from colleges SHINES ALL OVER THE WEST! Aggie 200+ CLUBS TO CHOOSE FROM, OR START YOUR OWN! ICE CREAM has been around since 1921 and stands as one of the oldest and most delicious traditions. SING THE Scotsman with your fellow Aggies. All home games are FREE FOR STUDENTS Experience USU Athletics at: usu.edu/gameday with valid USU student ID. AN AGGIE Champion IS A CHUCKIE KEETON HOMETOWN: Houston, TX. MAJOR: Management Information Systems. I’M AN AGGIE: · Student-athlete mentor · Community volunteer · Number cruncher · Heisman contender page 16 ATHLETICS 2013 FOOTBALL DI VISION & winners POINSETTIA BOWL BEST HOME COURT ADVANTAGE OF THE national CHAMPIONS 2014 NCBA IN THE WEST BASEBALL NCAA DIVISION 1 SPORTS INTERCOLLEGIATE CLUB SPORTS Basketball (M&W) Football (M) Gymnastics (W) Softball (W) Cross Country (M&W) Indoor Track (M&W) Baseball (M) Cycling (M&W) Hockey (M) Lacrosse (M&W) Outdoor Track (M&W) Golf (M) Soccer (W) Tennis (M&W) Volleyball (W) CHECK OUT THE INTRAMURAL SPORTS WEBSITE TO CHOOSE YOUR SPORT - USU.EDU/CAMPREC UTAH ST AT E UTAH STATE FOR MORE INFO VISIT UTAHSTATEAGGIES.COM BE OUR GUEST TO A FOOTBALL OR BASKETBALL GAME Racquetball (M&W) Swimming (M&W) Ultimate Frisbee Rodeo (M&W) (M&W) Rugby (M&W) Volleyball (M) Soccer (M) 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 move TO THEIR OWN BEAT AMI 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 APPROX. 80% LIVE AWAY OF ALL UtahState FROM HOME STUDENTS MAKING US UTAH’S LARGEST RESIDENTIAL CAMPUS Types of HOUSING: ON-CAMPUS living ON CAMPUS means usu.edu/housing taking more classes and getting better grades 1. Apartment 2.Traditional 3. Suite BLUE SQUARE bluesquareusu.com A preferred, luxury, off-campus student housing complex. AGGIE RECREATION CENTER student-only facility • fitness studios • weight rooms • indoor track • climbing wall • basketball courts • volleyball courts • lounges • cardio rooms OPENING FALL 2015 5 minute walk to class OFF-CAMPUS trueaggie.com meal plans = 3 square meals a day with no cooking Hundreds of options to choose from. AGGIES ARE everywhere 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. (LOGAN) TREMONTON RANDOLPH & SITES SALT LAKE CITY WENDOVER GRANTSVILLE MANILA TOOELE OREM HEBER CITY UINTAH BASIN (PRICE) CASTLE DALE MOAB RICHFIELD MILFORD BEAVER BICKNELL JUNCTION PANGUITCH CEDAR CITY ST. GEORGE KANAB 56 DEGREES 350 COURSES MASTER’S & DOCTORAL NEPHI EPHRAIM REGIONAL CAMPUSES offer ASSOCIATE’S, BACHELOR’S, PARK CITY DELTA 32 REGIONAL CAMPUSES MONTICELLO BLANDING MONTEZUMA CREEK VALLEY MONUMENT O N L I N E OVER BRIGHAM CITY KAYSVILLE USU-ONLINE offers 14 DEGREES TA K E C L A S S E S WHEN & WHERE YOU WANT: online.usu.edu LEARN MORE ABOUT REGIONAL CAMPUSES: DISTANCE.USU.EDU LEARN MORE ABOUT USU EASTERN: EASTERN.USU.EDU AGGIES create MEMORIES Breakfast at HERM’S INN #AGGIELIFE Red Bull Chariot Race Freestyle page 22 SKIING CAMPING on the QUAD The HOWL end OF year Bash HAMMOCKS on campus Sledding down OLD MAIN HILL LoToJa LOGAN TO JACKSON CLEAN THE SINK AT Angie’s RAGNAR ADMISSIONS ADMISSION INDEX 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 DEADLINES for Fall 2015 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. SCHOLARSHIPS ACADEMIC NEED-BASED INVOLVEMENT Based on academic merit. Based on financial need. SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES for Fall 2015 page 24 ALUMNI Based on outstanding Based on family legacy. involvement, leadership, and service experience. FALL SEMESTER ONLY FRESHMEN DEC 1 DEPARTMENTAL Check with your department for details once you’ve declared a major. TRANSFER FEB 1 FIND OUT ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED: USU.EDU/SCHOLARSHIPS COST 2014 - 2015 SCHOOL YEAR TUITION & FEES: * SEMESTER YEAR RESIDENT $3,192 $6,384 NONRESIDENT $9,245 $18,490 ESTIMATED EXPENSES: ROOM & BOARD $2,500 BOOKS & SUPPLIES $400 $5,000 $800 ESTIMATE WHAT YOUR WILL BE: COST usu.edu/costcalculator *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 $6,092 $12,184 NONRESIDENT $12,145 $24,290 FINANCIAL AID TYPES OF AID: FAFSA CHECKLIST GRANTS – Free money awarded to students with the Apply for a PIN at – pin.ed.gov. LOANS – Money that must be repaid, with interest. WORK STUDY – Money you work for through an Fill out the FREE application at – fafsa.ed.gov. greatest financial need. on-campus job. Awarded to students with financial need. SCHOLARSHIPS – Money awarded based on application/merit/qualification. Deadlines and requirements vary. 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. 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 VISIT CAMPUS Year-round campus tours. usu.edu/admissions/campustour 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. 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 page 26 And read USU’s newspaper usustatesman.com USU coming toYOU CAMPUS TOURS 2 014 O P E N HO US E S & RE C E P T ION S usu.edu/admissions/openhouse 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 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 YOU coming to USU 2 014 - 2015 O N -CA MP U S E V E N T S usu.edu/admissions/freshmen October 10 or 24 November 1 or 7 November 14 November 21 February 21 February 27 March 27 March 27 June 15-18 Out–of-State Day Aggie Leadership Extravaganza Out-of-State Day Diversity Day Ultimate Aggie Experience Hispanic Leadership Conference A–Day Scholars Experience USU Leadership Conference (USULC) 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. Monday - Friday 10:15 AM & 1:15 PM AGG IE the GAMEDAY T-SHIRT 1 TICKET AGGIE ICE CREAM CAMPUS TOUR or BRING A DATE USU.EDU/ADMISSIONS/FREETICKETS DIrectory Admissions, Scholarships, & Residency BLUE CREW We gave 5 AGGIES cameras so they could show you their OWN AGGIE DEFINITIONS Read their blogs and watch their videos at: usu.edu/admissions/bluecrew T h e p owe r to cha nge f or good. OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS TAGGART STUDENT CENTER, RM. 102 0160 OLD MAIN HILL LOGAN, UT 84322-0160 WWW.USU.EDU/ADMISSIONS PHONE: 435.797.1079 TOLL FREE: 800.488.8108 FAX: 435.797.3708 EMAIL: ADMIT@USU.EDU COPYRIGHT 2014-2015, UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY page 28 800.488.8108, 435.797.1079, email: email@example.com 435.797.1728 435.797.2055 435.797.1850 800.662.3950 / 435.797.1666 435.797.7777 Access & Diversity Center Alumni Relations Athletics Campus Store (Bookstore) Career Services COLLEGES College of Agriculture & Applied Sciences Caine College of the Arts Jon M. 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