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Aeronautical Systems Engineering Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (ARWU) Kent, OH, United States
The Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Systems Engineering Technology from the Kent State University prepares graduates to enter careers in the design, installation, manufacturing, testing, evaluation, technical sales and maintenance of aeronautical/aerospace systems. 

Overview

Students gain technical expertise in engineering materials, statics, strength of materials, applied aerodynamics, applied propulsion and electronics.

Graduates of the Aeronautical Systems Engineering Technology program from the Kent State University will have strengths in the analysis, applied design, development, implementation and oversight of more advanced aeronautical/aerospace systems and processes.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities.
  • Select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies.
  • Conduct standard tests and measurements; conduct, analyze and interpret experiments; and apply experimental results to improve processes.
  • Design systems, components or processes for broadly defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team.
  • Identify, analyze and solve broadly defined engineering technology problems.
  • Apply written, oral and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  • Understand the need for and engage in self-directed continuing professional development.
  • Recognize and commit to professional and ethical responsibilities, including respect for diversity.
  • Understand the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context.
  • Commit to quality, timeliness and continuous improvement.

Accreditation

Aviation Accreditation Board International, Federal Aviation Administration

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Introduction to Aeronautics
  • Professional Development in Aeronautics 
  • Elements of Aviation Weather
  • Fundamentals of Air Traffic Control
  • Fundamentals of Air Traffic Control Laboratory
  • Professional Development in Aeronautics
  • Airport Management
  • Physiology and Human Factors of Flight
  • Aviation Safety Theory
  • Applied Flight Dynamics
  • Aviation Law  
  • Aerospace Senior Seminar
  • Aviation Security and Policy Seminar

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • The freshman admission policy on the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends.
  •  The Admissions Office at the Kent Campus may defer the admission of students who do not meet admissions criteria but who demonstrate areas of promise for successful college study. 
  • Deferred applicants may begin their college coursework at one of seven regional campuses of Kent State University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20007 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20007 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20007 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20007 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11131 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11131 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kent

  • 1036 - 1710 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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