WVU Tech Viewbook 2013
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WVU TECH infinite POSSIBILITIES AT A GLANCE STE M 1,107 students 21 different countries average GPA 3.2 7 12:1 student/faculty ratio est. 1895 28 academic majors 13 athletic teams 30 student organizations & PROGRAMS OF STUDY MAJORS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES LEONARD C. NELSON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES Accounting Aerospace Engineering (2+2) * • –––Fraud Management Emphasis Athletic Coaching Education Biology Chemical Engineering • Business Management –––Life Sciences Emphasis Criminal Justice Chemistry –––Corrections Emphasis Civil Engineering • –––Law Enforcement Emphasis Computer Engineering • Forensic Investigation Computer Science Fraud Examination Certificate Electrical Engineering • General Studies/Exploratory Health Services Administration History and Government Interdisciplinary Studies Electronic Engineering Technology • Engineering Technology –––Civil Emphasis • –––Environmental Emphasis Nursing (BSN) –––Mechanical Emphasis • Psychology Industrial Technology Public Service Administration Information Systems Regents Bachelor of Arts Mathematics Sport Management Mechanical Engineering • PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS Pre-Law Pre-Dental • ABET Accredited - Engineering Accreditation Commission • ABET Accredited - Technology Accreditation Commission * 2 years at WVU Tech and 2 years at WVU. Pre-Medicine Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Veterinary [ ASCE ] STU D E N T 30 ORGANIZATIONS [ ALPHA PHI OMEGA ] Megan Chestnut, ’14 HOME: West Virginia MAJOR: Civil Engineering ACTIVITIES: ASCE, Steel Bridge Competition Team [ [ INTRAMURALS ] “I really like the one-on-one interaction with my professors that I’m able to get because ] Tech is a small campus.” get involved WVU Tech offers students a vibrant campus life. Sign up for one of our many clubs and student organizations ranging from the student newspaper to Greek life to intramurals for men and women. You can take a hike on the Tech Trail or a dip in the newly renovated aquatics center. Volunteer as a tutor or join your friends in the stands and cheer on your Golden Bears! You won’t want to miss the annual campus events like Homecoming and Light Up Old Main. Grab a movie in the Tech Center, Zumba with your friends or join the Bingo fun every Friday in the Bears Den. MEN MEN WOMEN baseball | basketball | cross country | golf | swimming | soccer | wrestling basketball | cross country | swimming | soccer | softball | volleyball Edson Borja, ‘14 HOME: France MAJOR: Mechanical Engineering ACTIVITIES: Varsity men’s soccer, ASME vice president, ISO, tutor and RA [ “At WVU Tech, I am part of a big community. We all cheer and play for ] the same colors – blue and gold.” join the team WVU Tech offers 13 NAIA varsity sports for men and women and is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association of Independent Institutions and the Appalachian Swimming Conference. Three of our Golden Bear teams qualified for national tournaments in 2012–13. DISTANCE 28 MILES 294 MILES Charleston, W.Va. Knoxville, Tenn. 190 MILES Louisville, Ky. 274 MILES Richmond, Va. 292 MILES Philadelphia, Pa. 488 MILES Houston, Texas 1,218 MILES Los Angeles, Calif. 2,364 MILES Columbus, Ohio DR. HASAN EL-RIFAI HOME: West Virginia TITLE: Associate Professor of Chemistry COURSES TAUGHT: — General Chemistry & Lab — General Chemistry I & Lab — General Chemistry II & Lab — Analytical Chemistry I “Quantitative Analysis” & Lab — Analytical Chemistry II “Instrumental Analysis” & Lab — Chemical Processes in Renewable Energy & Lab — Introduction to Nanoscience & Nanotechnology RESEARCH INTERESTS: Renewable Energy and Biodiesel experiments [ “Every one of us has a favorite teacher that made a difference in his/her life...I hope one day to be one of those teachers because teaching is not ] just a job to me. It’s my passion.” come visit WVU Tech is located in Montgomery, West Virginia, amongst the picturesque mountains of Appalachia. The University is centrally located between two of West Virginia’s largest cities, the state capital Charleston and Beckley. Whether you are an arts enthusiast or outdoor fanatic, West Virginia has it all. The options are limitless. [ MACLIN HALL ] AMENITIES Room Furniture | Cable | Live-in Staff 24/7 | Free Laundry Facilities | Lounges and Group Study Space Microfridge in Each Room | Wifi | Fitness Room | Kitchenette for Building Use Lindsay McDowall, ‘14 HOME: Virginia MAJOR: Chemical Engineering ACTIVITIES: AST Sorority, Greek Council, Tech Collegian, RA, AIChE, SGA, Ratliff Hall Council [ ] “I want to be an astronaut!” [ RATLIFF HALL ] residence life WVU Tech offers two co-ed, on-campus residence halls: Maclin Hall and Ratliff Hall. Living on campus provides you with a sense of community, as well as academic support in the new Student Success Center on campus…not to mention you’re just across the street from the delicious cuisine in the Bears Den! ACA D E M I C & AT H LE T I C SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TUITION & FEES Annual tuition and fees for 2013–2014 Resident Tuition $5,808 Nonresident Tuition $14,616 PROGRAMMATIC FEES Accounting & Business Management Engineering, Engineering Technology, Computer Science & Information Systems * Math & Natural Sciences Nursing * $552 $1,872 $624 $2,256 financing your education * Includes Pre-Engineering and Pre-Nursing For more details please visit wvutech.edu/tuition_and_fees At WVU Tech, we believe in providing students affordable education of the ROOM & BOARD highest quality. Apply early to receive priority consideration of all applicable Annual fees for 2013–2014 Double Room financial aid and scholarships. Academic scholarships are guaranteed for $6,056 those students meeting the minimum criteria. For a complete list of Single Room $6,706 scholarships and deadlines, please visit finaid.wvutech.edu. Double Room $4,326 MACLIN HALL Double Room Suite RATLIFF HALL Double Room Suite MEAL PLANS $5,192 $4,758 Single Room $5,842 Option A (10 meals/week) $3,094 Option B (15 meals/week) $3,352 Option C (19 meals/week) $3,602 For more details on our room and board options, please visit residencelife.wvutech.edu APPLY FOR STATE AND FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID COMPLETE FAFSA fafsa.gov USE SCHOOL CODE 003825 Get to know our Golden Bears! mytech.wvutech.edu next stepsâ€Ś [ ] APPLY TODAY! Fill out the online application available at wvutech.edu or complete the enclosed application. [ ] COMPLETE THE PROCESS Send us your ACT or SAT scores, along with your official high school and/ or college transcript(s). [ ] SCHEDULE A VISIT Register for one of our Blue & Gold Day open house dates or contact us to schedule a campus tour. [ ] FINANCIAL AID Visit fafsa.gov to complete your FAFSA for all financial aid and scholarships. (Use school code: 003825) [ ] PICK YOUR ROOM Reserve your room and pick your roommate. [ ] REGISTER FOR CLASSES Attend one of our New Student Registration Events or schedule an appointment with your advisor to select your classes. [ ] MOVE IN! Congratulations! You are now ready to begin your new adventure as a WVU Tech Golden Bear. OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS 405 Fayette Pike Montgomery, WV 25136-9980 1.888.554.8324 | wvutech.edu