Engineering Your Future

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April 12, 2009

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Engineering Your Future

  1. 1. Engineering Your Future Bob Karcher Assistant Dean Engineering Student Services Presented by: LaToya Peters
  2. 2. Just 18 years ago…
  3. 3. 18 years ago hardly any of us had… <ul><li>Computers </li></ul>
  4. 4. 18 years ago… <ul><li>Cell phones </li></ul>
  5. 5. 18 years ago… <ul><li>Portable music </li></ul>
  6. 6. 18 years ago… <ul><li>Video games </li></ul>
  7. 7. Today… <ul><li>Computers </li></ul>
  8. 8. Today… <ul><li>Computers </li></ul>
  9. 9. Today… <ul><li>Cell phones </li></ul>
  10. 10. Today… <ul><li>Cell phones </li></ul>
  11. 11. Today… <ul><li>Portable music </li></ul>
  12. 12. Today… <ul><li>Portable music </li></ul>
  13. 13. Today… <ul><li>Video games </li></ul>
  14. 14. Today… <ul><li>Video games </li></ul>
  15. 15. Today… <ul><li>Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Cell phones </li></ul><ul><li>Portable music </li></ul><ul><li>Video games </li></ul>
  16. 16. 18 years ago + + + = today
  17. 17. What is Engineering?
  18. 18. What is Engineering? <ul><li>Math </li></ul>
  19. 19. What is Engineering? <ul><li>Math + Science </li></ul>
  20. 20. What is Engineering? <ul><li>Math + Science + Technology </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  21. 21. What is Engineering? <ul><li>Math + Science + Technology = </li></ul><ul><li> Cool Things! </li></ul>
  22. 22. Engineering Programs of Study <ul><li>Aerospace </li></ul><ul><li>Biosystems </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical </li></ul><ul><li>Civil </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Science & Software </li></ul><ul><li>Electrical & Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial & Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanical </li></ul><ul><li>Polymer & Fiber </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless </li></ul>
  23. 23. Preparing for Engineering <ul><li>Complete the pre-engineering requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with advisors </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in extracurricular activities that promote creativity, designing and/or building </li></ul><ul><li>Build leadership, communication and teamwork skills </li></ul><ul><li>Take advantage of student support </li></ul>
  24. 24. Auburn Engineering <ul><li>Enrolled 3,383 undergraduate students in fall 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Ranked 28 th in the nation among all public colleges this past year </li></ul><ul><li>The top program in the state and one of only 3 ranked engineering programs in the SEC </li></ul><ul><li>Nationally ranked student led engineering teams </li></ul>
  25. 25. Engineering Student Services <ul><li>Academic Advising </li></ul><ul><li>Free Tutoring </li></ul><ul><li>Center for any academic issues </li></ul><ul><li>Any time you need to see someone in your “Dean’s Office” </li></ul>

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