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Welcome

“I am so pleased that you are considering earning your degree at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith. We are proud of our ability to provide our students with small classes, taught by highly-qualified and caring faculty members. UA-Fort Smith is a dynamic campus with more than 100 registered student organizations and living and learning communities where students make friends and apply what they have learned in real life.” – Dr. Terisa Riley, Chancellor


Bachelor of Applied Science (online)* Bachelor of Science

Certificate Programs

Degrees

Automotive Technology Computer Graphic Technology Diesel Technology Industrial Electronics and Electronics Maintenance Electronics Technology Office Management Technology Sustainable Energy Technologies Robotics Welding Workforce Leadership

Animation Technology* Electrical Engineering Technology* Organizational Leadership (online option available)

Associate of Applied Science

Automotive Technology Computer Graphic Technology General Technology Office Management Technology Welding Technology Workforce Leadership Unmanned Aerial Systems BUSINESS

Bachelor of Business Administration Core Accounting Concepts Professional Accounting Concepts Public Accounting Concepts Business Economics

Business Interdisciplinary Consumer Marketing Corporate Finance Digital Marketing Human Resource Management

International Management Investments Management Small Enterprise Management

C O M M U N I C AT I O N, L A N G U A G E S, A R T S & S O C I A L S C I E N C E S

Bachelor of Arts English History Media Communication Music*** Political Science Psychology

Rhetoric and Writing Spanish Studio Art Theatre

Bachelor of Social Work Associate of Arts Associate of General Studies

Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice Graphic Design

E D U C AT I O N

Master of Education

Bachelor of Science with Teacher Licensure

Curriculum and Instruction English

Bachelor of Science

Elementary Education K-6 Middle Childhood Education 4-8

Biology 7-12 English 7-12 History with Social Studies 7-12 Mathematics 7-12

Bachelor of Music Education Music Education – Instrumental K-12*** Music Education – Vocal K-12***

Associate of Applied Science Early Childhood Education

H E A LT H S C I E N C E S

Master of Science

Bachelor of Science Nursing Associate of Applied Science

Healthcare Administration

Bachelor of Science

Dental Hygiene Imaging Sciences – Diagnostic Medical Sonography* – Leadership (online)*

Radiography Surgical Technology

Certificate of Proficiency Emergency Medical Technology

S C I E N C E , T E C H N O L O G Y, E N G I N E E R I N G & M AT H E M AT I C S

Bachelor of Science Biology – Biologoical Science – Biomedical Professions

Chemistry – Biochemistry – Professional Chemistry

Engineering** – Electrical – Mechanical Geoscience Computer Science Mathematics

Associate of Science Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering

* Student required to complete an associate degree or specific courses before entering bachelor program ** Offered in coordination with the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville *** Auditions required

• • • • • • • • • • E X P L O R E A L L O F O U R M A J O R S, M I N O R S, A N D C E RT I F I C AT E S O N L I N E : UA F S. E D U / D E G R E E S • • • • • • • • • •

APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY


Degrees and Programs COLLEGE OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY The College of Applied Science and Technology offers career-based degree and certificate programs that combine academic coursework and hands-on learning.

Bachelor of Applied Science (online) Bachelor of Science Animation Technology Electrical Engineering Technology Organizational Leadership

Associate of Applied Science Automotive Technology Computer Graphic Technology Electronics Technology General Technology Office Management Technology Welding Technology Workforce Leadership Unmanned Aerial Systems

Certificate Programs Automotive Technology, Computer Graphic Technology, Diesel Technology, Industrial Electronics & Electrical Maintenance, Office Management Technology (general, human resource, and medical options), Robotics, Sustainable Energy Technologies, Welding, Workforce Leadership

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is the highest standard of excellence for post-secondary business education programs – only 5 percent of business programs in the world are AACSB accredited. AACSB schools have the highest quality faculty, offer a relevant and challenging curriculum, and provide educational and career opportunities that are not found at other business schools.

Bachelor of Business Administration Core Accounting Concepts Professional Accounting Concepts Public Accounting Concepts Business Economics Business Interdisciplinary Consumer Marketing Corporate Finance Digital Marketing Human Resource Management International Management Investments Management Small Enterprise Management


C O L L E G E O F C O M M U N I C AT I O N, L A N G U A G E S, ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Offering a comprehensive education as well as core curricula for most degree programs at UAFS, the College of CLASS provides a broad understanding of the world while developing critical thinking and communication skills that will serve you in every endeavor. Bachelor of Arts English History Media Communication Music Political Science Psychology Rhetoric and Writing Spanish Studio Art Theatre Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice Graphic Design Bachelor of Social Work Associate of Arts Associate of General Studies Minors Anthropology Art History Creative Writing Criminal Justice English History Media Communication Music Philosophy Political Science

Psychology Rhetoric and Writing Social Work Sociology Spanish Speech Studio Art Teaching English as a Second Language Theatre

Education/Teaching Programs in CLASS Disciplines English 7-12 History with Social Studies 7-12 Music (Instrumental or Voice) K-12 Teaching English as a Second Language P-12 Endorsement


Degrees and Programs C O L L E G E O F H E A LT H S C I E N C E S All health science programs are designed to integrate theory, innovative practice, and technology in classroom and medical settings while informing students about healthcare trends and promoting opportunities for career advancement.

MASTER OF SCIENCE Healthcare Administration

Bachelor of Science Dental Hygiene Imaging Sciences -Diagnostic Medical Sonography -Leadership (online)

Bachelor of Science Nursing Associate of Applied Science Radiography Surgical Technology

Certificate of Proficiency Emergency Medical Technology

C O L L E G E O F S C I E N C E , T E C H N O L O G Y, E N G I N E E R I N G A N D M AT H The College of STEM offers programs and courses designed to foster independence, analytical thinking, and problem solving. STEM majors at UAFS are prepared for graduate studies, teaching, and a wide variety of professions in fields spanning technology, engineering, medicine, research, and more.

Bachelor of Science Biology -Biological Science -Biomedical Professions Chemistry -Biochemistry -Professional Chemistry Computer Science* Engineering -Electrical -Mechanical Geoscience Mathematics

Associate of Science Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering

Minors Applied Statistics Biology Chemistry Computer Science Geoscience Mathematics Physics

Education/Teaching Programs Biology 7-12 Mathematics 7-12 *This amended program pending approval by ADHE summer 2020.


S C H O O L O F E D U C AT I O N The School of Education oversees all teacher education programs at UAFS, including teacher licensure programs in partnership with UAFS academic colleges; education baccalaureate programs for the elementary and middle childhood levels; and experiential training through professional development schools.

Bachelor of Science Elementary Education K-6 Middle Childhood Education 4-8

Bachelor of Science with Teacher Licensure Biology 7-12 English 7-12 History with Social Studies 7-12 Mathematics 7-12

Bachelor of Music Education Instrumental K-12 Vocal K-12

Associate of Applied Science Early Childhood Education

Other Programs Pre-K Level and Age 3-4 Endorsement Preschool Credential Special Education Resource Room Endorsement

Admission Criteria F O R A L L F I R S T- T I M E E N T E R I N G F R E S H M E N In order to achieve automatic, full admission with no further review, prospective first-time entering freshman applicants must have ONE of the following: • composite ACT score of 19 with developmental minimums met in each section (13 Math, 15 Reading, 15 Writing) • cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher • high school graduation placement in the top 50 percent of the applicant’s graduating high school class • college ready minimums on ACCUPLACER or equivalent placement test Required minimum admissions standards for new, first-time entering freshmen are: • composite ACT score of 15 with minimum developmental level scores in each subsection (13 Math, 15 Reading, 15 Writing) or ACCUPLACER equivalent AND • cumulative high school GPA of 2.25 or higher. The university will also consider comparable scores on tests such as the SAT.


LIVING ON CAMPUS Consider campus housing to take your college experience to the next level. All units are furnished and offer free on-site laundry facilities, high-speed Wi-Fi, and state-of-the-art security. The Lion’s Den residence hall, primarily for first-year students, offers separate men’s and women’s wings, suites with a choice of floor plans, movable furniture, easy access to community kitchens and lounge areas, and an on-site dining hall. Sebastian Commons apartments, primarily for upperlevel and married students, offers floor plans with full kitchens, private bedrooms, reserved parking, and volleyball and basketball courts.

STUDENT LIFE You don’t have to live on campus to find plenty to do. UAFS has more than 100 registered student organizations you can participate in and many events to attend. Students enjoy free access to events like Block Party, Fair Day on the Verde, Haunted Union, Homecoming, Majors Expo, and baseball, basketball, and volleyball games, as well as intramural sports. Students can view an art exhibit at Windgate Art & Design, watch a UAFS Theatre production at Breedlove Auditorium, or take a variety of fitness classes at the Recreation and Wellness Center.


S T U DY A B R O A D P R O G R A M S A N D D O M E S T I C T R AV E L International Opportunities Maymester: Take a one- to three-week trip to study biology in Belize, business in China, pop culture in Key West, and more. Semester study abroad: Live and study in places such as Japan, South Korea, or Hong Kong. Summer study abroad: Immerse yourself in the language and culture of another land. Spanish language immersion: Spend a summer or semester in Salamanca, Spain.

MYLES FRIEDMAN HONORS PROGRAM Experience UAFS as part of a community of high-achieving students focused on collaboration, innovation, research, cultural interaction, and community engagement.

Honors Program Advantages Domestic and international study trips Funded domestic travel Priority registration Reserved on-campus housing

AT H L E T I C S The Lions varsity athletics teams are truly something to cheer about. Competing sports include men’s and women’s basketball, tennis, cross-country, and golf, plus men’s baseball and women’s volleyball.

Other Programs Join Numa’s Pride, the student cheering section at arena games. Try out for the cheer and pom squads, which perform at all home games and various regional and national events. Participate in the many intramural sports offered by UAFS.


F I N A N C I A L VA L U E Last year UAFS students received more than $54 million in federal, state, and institutional financial aid and scholarships. UAFS offers a high-quality education at a low cost, making it one of the most affordable institutions in the region.

Full-Time Tuition and Fees for One Academic Year (30 Hours)

Annual Tuition

Mandatory Fees

Total

Undergraduate In-State and Border States

$5,130 ($171 x 30 hours)

$2,208.50

$7,338.50

Undergraduate Out-of-State

$14,220 ($474 x 30 hours)

$2,138.50

$16,358.50

Undergraduate International

$14,910 ($497 x 30 hours)

$2,138.50

$17,048.50

Numbers based on 2020-2021 tuition/fees.

FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS SCHOLARSHIPS

AWARD AMOUNT

We know that you and your family are concerned with how to pay for college. UAFS offers a competitive range of scholarships to help you.

Academic Distinction*

$18,000 • Up to $4,000 for tuition and fees for 4 years • $1,000 toward Lion’s Den housing for up to 2 years

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at fafsa.gov beginning October 1. We recommend applying before March 1.

Academic Excellence*

$14,000 • Up to $3,000 for tuition and fees for 4 years • $1,000 toward Lion’s Den housing for up to 2 years

The deadline for the Priority Scholarship is November 15.

Academic Opportunity*

$10,000 • Up to $2,000 for tuition and fees for 4 years • $1,000 toward Lion’s Den housing for up to 2 years

Sebastian County Academic Opportunity*

$12,000 • Up to $2,000 for tuition and fees for 4 years • $1,000 toward Lion’s Den housing for up to 2 years • $500 for books and supplies each year

*Subject to change

Lion’s Share Scholarship Opportunities Lion’s Share, UAFS Foundation’s Scholarship Hub and Resource Engine, connects UAFS students to scholarships made possible by the generous support of private donors. For more information visit admissions.uafs.edu/financial-aid/foundation.

To find out more about scholarships, go to admissions.uafs.edu/scholarships.

The financial aid code for UAFS is 001110.


UAFS TUITION PROMISE Lock in your tuition for up to four years by participating in the UAFS Tuition Promise! Through this program first-time entering students will have the same low tuition rate for up to four years of schooling at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, provided they remain on track to graduate within the timeframe of their designated degree.

I N - S TAT E T U I T I O N

Live in a gold state? Save some green! UAFS offers in-state tuition to residents of bordering states.

Now that you have learned more about UAFS, we want to learn more about you and help you take the next big step in your life.

A P P LY Applying is easy and FREE! Here is what you need to submit: Application for admission: uafs.edu/apply Official high school transcripts or GED scores Official ACT or SAT test scores

A P P L I C AT I O N D E A D L I N E S Fall 2020 - August 2 Spring 2021 - January 2 For assistance with the application process: 479-788-7120 or admissions@uafs.edu.

VISIT UAFS Sign up to attend Den Day, an exciting campus program designed to show you what it means to be a UAFS student. admissions.uafs.edu/admissions/den-day Schedule a campus tour: admissions.uafs.edu/campus-visits


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