University of Akron Bachelor's Degree Programs

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University of AkronBachelor's Degree Programs

The University of Akron's office is located in the University Center building room 116

Toll-free phone number: (800) 995-5222 extension 7873

Direct-dial phone number: (440) 366-7873

The University of Akron/Lorain County Community College General Education Equivalency Guide

  • Bachelor of Organizational Supervision
  • Bachelor of Science in Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems, Networking Option
  • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Teaching and Training Technical Professionals
  • Bachelor of Science in Sports Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Surveying and Mapping Technology

Bachelor of Organizational Supervision

The Bachelor's in Organizational Supervision, a new program at UA, offers individuals with an associate degree or completion of 60 credits the opportunity to advance in their careers.

The major consists of 10 courses at the junior/senior level. In addition, students will need to complete the University’s general education requirements. Core courses in organizational supervision focus on:

  • effective leadership
  • workplace communications
  • project team management

This baccalaureate program is designed specifically for students with an earned associate degree from an accredited institution or junior standing at The University of Akron.

Parallel LCCC Programs
Any Associate's Degree

 

Admission Requirements
Enrollment in this program is open to anyone who has earned an associate’s degree from LCCC or another institution, or has completed 60 or more credits.

 

Application Information

  1. Submit a University of Akron undergraduate application form, making sure it is stamped “LCCC - Organizational Supervision.”
  2. Include a $40 application fee. This is a one-time fee. The University of Akron undergraduate application forms are available in the University of Akron Partnership office (UC 116).
  3. Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities you have attended to the University Of Akron Office Of Admissions.

Registration and Scheduling Information
The University of Akron advisor for Organizational Supervision is Nicki Adams-Marcum. Nicki is available for scheduled appointments at The University of Akron Partnership office (room 116). Please call 1-800-995-LCCC (extension 7873) to make an appointment. For information on registering for this program, please call The University of Akron Partnership office at LCCC at 1-800-995-LCCC (extension 7873).

Tuition and Fee Schedule
All fees are subject to change; please contact The University of Akron’s Partnership office, toll-free at 1-800-995-LCCC (extension 7873) or direct-dial at 440-366-7873 for current tuition and fees. Fees and charges are due upon registration or upon a specified payment deadline. Status of a student as of the opening day of the semester or session for which he/she is registered determines the final, correct amount of fees and surcharges. An installment payment plan is available to students (for information on this installment plan, please see The University of Akron Bulletin).

 

Bachelor of Science in Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Many manufacturing companies in Ohio and nationwide are providing career opportunities for highly trained professionals in the field of production supervision and management, quality assurance, production control, manufacturing, and plant engineering -- all positions filled by graduates of The University of Akron's Bachelor of Science in Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology program. Companies want and need technically qualified people to help them compete at the highest possible levels of quality and productivity in today's extremely competitive world marketplace.

Parallel LCCC Programs
Associate of Applied Science in Manufacturing Engineering Technology (Computer-Aided Machining, Plastic Processing, Quality Assurance or Mechanical Design).

Enrollment Eligibility for Non-LCCC Graduates
Enrollment in this program is open to anyone who has earned an associate's degree or is in the process of completing an associate's degree.

Application Information

  1. Submit a University of Akron undergraduate application form, making sure it is marked "LCCC CAMPUS."
  2. Include a $40 application fee. This is a one-time fee. If you have previously paid this fee, you do not need to pay again. The University of Akron undergraduate application forms are available in The University of Akron office in the University Center building (UC 116) and in the University Partnership office in the University Center (UC 104).

Advising Information 
Please call The University of Akron office at 440-366-7873 to make an appointment with an advisor.

 

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems, Networking Option

Many companies in Ohio and nationwide are providing career opportunities for highly trained professionals in the field of computer networking and network security – positions filled by graduates of The University of Akron’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems, Networking Option. Companies want and need technically qualified people to help them compete at the highest possible levels of quality and productivity in today’s extremely competitive world marketplace.

Parallel LCCC Program
Associate of Applied Business in Computer Information Systems-Network Communications Technology with Cisco CCNA courses.

 

Admission Requirements
Enrollment in this program is open students who have completed or are completing the Parallel program listed above. 

 

Application Information

  1. Submit a University of Akron undergraduate application form, making sure it is marked “LCCC CAMPUS.”
  2. Include one-time $40 application fee. If you have previously paid this fee, you do not need to pay again. The University of Akron undergraduate application forms are available in the LCCC Connections Center and The University of Akron office in the University Center room 116.

Registration and Scheduling Information
Courses offered as part of this program are offered in a sequence that must be followed by students. New students are welcome to enroll at anytime. The University of Akron advisor for the Computer Information Systems, Networking Option is Nikki Adams-Marcum, she is available for scheduled appointments in LCCC’s University Center (room 116). Please call 1-800-995-LCCC (extension 7873) to make appointments. For information on registering for this program, please call The University of Akron office at LCCC at 1-800-995-LCCC (extension 7873).

  

Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management

The field of Emergency Management continues to develop rapidly as disasters and major emergencies become more frequent and responses to such emergencies become more complex. In addition, federal and state legislation affecting emergency planning and preparedness has increased the demand for well-educated individuals in all levels of government, business and industry. Emergency managers generally develop an area of technical expertise, which then is augmented with advanced education. The combination of Fire Protection Technology or Environmental Health and Safety with advanced courses in Emergency Management and other liberal arts courses provides our graduates with the necessary technical background and analytical skills to handle crisis situations successfully.

Parallel LCCC Programs
Associate of Applied Science in Justice Systems and Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science.

 

Enrollment Eligibility for Non-LCCC Graduates
Enrollment in this program is open to anyone who has earned an associate's degree or is in the process of completing an associate's degree.

Application Information

  1. Submit a University of Akron undergraduate application form, making sure it is marked "LCCC CAMPUS."
  2. Include a $40 application fee. This is a one-time fee. If you have previously paid this fee, you do not need to pay again. The University of Akron undergraduate application forms are available in The University of Akron office in the University Center building (UC 116) and in the University Partnership office in the University Center (UC 104).

Advising Information
Please call The University of Akron office at 440-366-7873 to make an appointment with an advisor.

 

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science

Sport Science and Wellness Education is one of four departments within the College of Education.  The exercise science program prepares students for a variety of careers in health and fitness instruction, wellness, personal training, strength and conditioning, and cardiac rehabilitation.

Parallel LCCC Program
Associate of Applied Science in Sports & Fitness Management

 

Admission Requirements
Students wishing to enroll in the Exercise Science partnership should be working on the LCCC Associate of Applied Science in Sports and Fitness management.  Students must have earned a minimum of 2.5 overall GPA, a minimum 2.5 GPA in Exercise Science, and earn a grade of "C" or better in all required courses.

Students must meet the requirements of and be admitted to the University of Akron, College of Education.  These requirements can be found at http://www.uakron.edu/colleges/educ/Students/propestive/admission.php

 

Application Information
1) Submit a University of Akron undergraduate application form, making sure it is marked "LCCC CAMPUS."

2) Include a $40 application fee.  This is a one-time fee.  If you have previously paid this fee, you do not need to pay again.  The University of Akron undergraduate Application forms (University College application and the College of Education application) are available in the University Partnership Office (UC 104) and The University of Akron office (UC 116).

 

Advising Information 

Please call the LCCC HPER office at 1-800-995-5222 (extension 4028) or direct at 440-366-4028 to schedule an appointment with an advisor.

For information on registering for classes, please call The University of Akron office at LCCC at 1-800-995-5222 (extension 7873) or direct at 440-366-7873. 

 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

(RN to BSN Completion Program)

The University of Akron nursing program prepares students to provide patient care, to direct others in giving care and to become members of comprehensive health care teams. Professional nurses also teach health care, prepare discharge plans and make referrals that can aid patients and their families. Nursing graduates work in hospitals, urgent care centers and community-based public health agencies and clinics, and provide in-home care to patients. With a combination of experience and education, Akron nursing graduates can obtain employment as clinical specialists in a variety of areas.

Parallel LCCC Program
Associate of Applied Science in Associate Degree Nursing

Admission Requirements
Students must have a valid Ohio state license as a registered nurse and must be admitted to The University of Akron and College of Nursing. A minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5 is required. All prerequisite courses must be at a level of "C" or higher. The RN nursing courses begin in the summer semester. Admission to the program occurs in the spring. Prerequisite courses may be taken during the spring semester prior to the nursing courses.

Enrollment Eligibility for Non-LCCC Graduates
Registered nurses who have graduated from programs other than LCCC may qualify for The University of Akron nursing programs. For information, contact The University of Akron's Partnership office, toll-free at 1-800-995-LCCC (extension 7873) or direct-dial at 440-366-7873.

Application Information

  1. All prospective students must schedule advisement prior to application.  Please call 1-800-995-LCCC (extension 7873) or direct-dial at 440-366-7873 for an appointment.
  2. Submit a University of Akron undergraduate application form, making sure it is marked "LCCC CAMPUS."
    Include a $40 application fee. This is a one-time fee. If you have previously paid this fee, you do not need to pay again.

Bachelor of Science in Teaching & Training Technical Professionals (formely Postsecondary Technical Education)

The purpose of the undergraduate program in Teaching and Training Technical Professionals or TNT (formerly Postsecondary Technical Education) is to prepare instructors and other educational personnel for postsecondary educational institutions, industry, and public and private agencies engaged in the education and training of technicians and paraprofessionals. This program does not provide for State of Ohio licensure for K-12. Common technical specialists teaching content areas for a Bachelor of Science degree in TNT include business, health, engineering and industrial, natural sciences and public/human service technologies. Students interested in teaching a subject in a technical specialty or training technique should consult the TNT Program Advisor through the University of Akron LCCC University Program Office.

 

The program is designed so that approximately three years of this partnership is LCCC coursework (or transferred from other institutions of accredited higher education institutions) and 5 semesters (32 semester hours) is Akron coursework. Akron courses are taught by Akron faculty via distance learning and must be taken online through The University of Akron. Coursework completed from other institutions that will transfer to the University of Akron may be used for either the technical specialty area or general studies courses.

 

Most students transfer much or all of their 51-54 semester hours of technical course work from LCCC or other accredited two-year colleges or four-year universities. Students will be advised which technical courses will transfer when they meet with the program advisor.

Parallel Associate Degree Programs

All technical and paraprofessional courses and general studies courses offered at LCCC can potentially be used in the Bachelor’s degree in Teaching & Training Technical Professionals. Students are not required to complete an associate degree to earn this bachelor’s degree.

 

Admission Requirements

All applicants must successfully complete the following coursework prior to admission into the Teaching & Training Technical Professionalsprogram. All courses with the exception of those in ones technical teaching field or area of concentration are applicable to the completion of the 42 credits of general education requirements for the Bachelor’s degree. Refer to The University of Akron on-line General Studies Articulation for LCCC general studies (http://www.uakron.edu/colleges/univcoll/transfer.php).

Written and Oral Communications—at least 10 credits

  • 3300:111 English Composition 1 (4) or LCCC ENGL 161 (3)
  • 3300:112 English Composition II (3) or LCCC ENGL 162 (3)
  • 7600:106 Intro to Public Speaking (or 106) or LCCC CMMC 151 (3)

Social Science—3 credits minimum

  • 3750:100 Intro. to Psychology (3) or LCCC PSYH 151 (3)

Mathematics 3 credits

  • 3450/3470: xxx Approved math courses only or LCCC

Natural Science minimum 5 credits

Physical Education/Wellness

  • 5540:xxx (1)

Teaching Field—a minimum of 8 credits

Enrollment Eligibility for Non-LCCC Graduates/Students

Students will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis by an advisor from The University of Akron, Teaching & Training Technical Professionals program.

 

Application Information

  1. Submit a University of Akron undergraduate application forms, making sure it is marked “LCCC CAMPUS.”
  2. Include a $40 application fee. This is a one-time fee. If you have previously paid this fee, you do not need to pay again. The University of Akron undergraduate Application forms are available in the LCCC University Partnership Office (UC 104) and The University of Akron office (UC 116).

Registration and Scheduling Information

Please call 1-800-995-LCCC (extension 7873) to make appointments. For information on registering for classes, please call The University of Akron office at LCCC at 1-800-995-5222 (extension 7873).

 

Tuition and Fee Schedule

All fees are subject to change, please contact The University of Akron’s Partnership office, toll-free at 1-800-995-LCCC (extension 7873) for current tuition and fees or consult The University of Akron website at www.uakron.edu/registrar, then click on New Information About Tuition and Fees, then go to the section on Ohio Resident Tuition, and click on Main Campus.

 

Bachelor of Science in Sports Studies

Sport Science and Wellness Education is one of four departments within the College of Education. Our mission is to help improve the quality of life and health of individuals, families and communities. Specifically, our department focuses on the development of sport, exercise, health and wellness programs that promote physical activity and maintenance of a healthy lifestyle.

The mission of the Department of Sport Science and Wellness Education is to prepare students to become professionals in teaching and related fields of sport science and wellness based upon current professional standards and ethics. We educate our students to serve people of all ages, ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, and health conditions. The department shall apply its knowledge bases, through various technologies, to both research and service activities within the University setting and to community constituencies.

The sports studies program prepares students for a variety of careers in this field. Students are prepared to pursue careers in health and fitness instruction, personal training, strength and conditioning, cardiac rehabilitation, and high school, university, and professional athletic administration. Students in this partnership program are completing the sport studies track, sport management certificate.

Parallel Associate Degree Programs

  • Associate of Applied Science in Sports & Fitness Management

Admission Requirements

Students wishing to enroll in the Sports Studies partnership should have completed (or be near completion) an Associate of Applied Science in Sports and Fitness Management. Students must have earned a minimum a 2.5 overall GPA, a minimum 2.5 GPA in Sport and Exercise Science, and earn of a grade of “C” or better in all required courses.

Enrollment Eligibility for Non-LCCC Graduates

Students will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis by an advisor from The University of Akron, Sports Studies program.

 

Application Information

  1. Submit a University of Akron undergraduate application form, making sure it is marked "LCCC CAMPUS."
  2. Include a $40 application fee. This is a one-time fee. If you have previously paid this fee, you do not need to pay again. The University of Akron undergraduate application forms are available in The University of Akron office in the University Center building (UC 116) and in the University Partnership office in building University Center (UC 104).

Advising Information
Please call The University of Akron office at 440-366-7873 to make an appointment with an advisor.

 

Bachelor of Science in Surveying and Mapping Technology

The B.S. in Surveying and Mapping Technology degree program is a step up program designed to provide the student with additional education beyond the AAS degree in Surveying Engineering Technology. This degree is also designed to meet the formal education requirements for registration as a Professional Surveyor in the State of Ohio.

The step up program is defined as follows:

  • The first two years are completed in an AAS degree in Surveying Engineering Technology or similarly based program.
  • Two of the remaining three years are for the completion of prescribed course work.
  • The remaining year of the three years is devoted to a cooperative work experience in the Surveying and Mapping field. The student normally enters the coop segment between the junior and senior years.

The B.S. in Surveying and Mapping Technology degree program includes classroom, laboratory and industry experiences, which stress the application of established surveying and mapping knowledge.

Parallel Associate Degree Programs

The University of Akron's Associate of Applied Science in Surveying Engineering Technology is in partnership with LCCC's Engineering Technology Division.

 

Enrollment Eligibility for Non-LCCC Graduates
Enrollment in this program is open to anyone who has earned an associate's degree or is in the process of completing an associate's degree at LCCC or another institution.

 

Application Information

  1. Submit a University of Akron undergraduate application form, making sure it is marked "LCCC CAMPUS."
  2. Include a $40 application fee. This is a one-time fee. If you have previously paid this fee, you do not need to pay again. The University of Akron undergraduate application forms are available in The University of Akron office in the University Center building (UC 116) and in the University Partnership office in building University Center (UC 104).

Advising Information
Please call The University of Akron office at 440-366-7873 to make an appointment with an advisor.

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