The College of Engineering and Computer Science

Report
University of Central Florida
Introduction of Engineering & Computer
Science Staff/Majors
 Engineer of Tomorrow
 Advising & Academic Tools
 Student Responsibilities and Challenges
 Academic Expectations
 Department Information Sessions
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Dr. Charles Reilly,
Associate Dean
Academic Affairs Office
Kim Small,
Director
Academic Affairs Office
Paul Edlen
Alisha Corsi
Meena Datta
Brittany Kester
Engineering 1, Room 107
(407) 823-2455
Kim Small
[email protected]
Paul Edlen
[email protected]
Meena Datta
[email protected]
Alisha Corsi
[email protected]
Brittany Kester
[email protected]
 Academic
Advising
 File
Forms
 Act
as Student’s Advocate
 Be
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a Guide to Additional UCF Services
5 Departments:
Mechanical & Aerospace
Materials Science
Industrial Engineering & Management Systems
Civil, Construction, & Environmental
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
7 Specialty Research Institutes
Offering:
11 Bachelors Degrees
14 Masters Degrees
9 Doctoral Degrees
Accelerated BS-to-MS Degrees
 Pending
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Must complete pending requirement courses
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MAC 2311 Calculus w/ Analytical Geometry I
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MAC 2312 Calculus w/ Analytical Geometry II
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PHY 2048 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I
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CHM 2045/CHS 1440/equivalent Chemistry
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UCF Cumulative GPA of 2.0
 Declare
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your major online
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While enrolled in your final pending requirement courses
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MyUCF > Student Center > Change of Major: Request
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Final approval of major change AFTER completion of courses
Limited course access for registration
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Aerospace Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Construction Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Photonic Science &
Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Computer Science
Information Technology
EGN 1006 Introduction to Engineering
• Explanation of each of the Engineering disciplines
• Engineering Survival Guide
• Building and operating of Boe-Bots
• Interactive lab sessions
EGN 1007 Engineering Concepts & Methods
• Discipline-specific components
• Introduced to engineering software
packages
• Great Navel Orange Race
• Finance
• Computer & Information Sciences
• Accounting
• Business Administration/Management
• Mechanical Engineering
• Management Information Systems
• Electrical Engineering
• Computer Engineering
• Marketing/Marketing Management
• Economics
Source: Job Outlook 2013 Survey, National Association of Colleges and
Employers
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Job satisfaction
2.
Variety of career opportunities
3.
Challenging work
4.
Intellectual development
5.
Potential to benefit society
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Financial security- Graduates receive the highest starting salary of any discipline
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Prestige
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Professional environment
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Technological and scientific discovery
10.
Creative thinking
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Now that you know about us and what we
do….
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Why are you here and what do you want
to do at UCF?
Team players
Integrity
Customer service focus
Excellent communication skills
Adaptable, willing to accept change
Computer & technical skills
Interest in continuing education
How do you show employers that you have these skills?
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Co-ops and internships
Undergraduate research, take advantage of
opportunities
Student Organizations, get involved
Ask questions, be proactive
Graduate school, prepare now
Faculty, introduce yourself
Student Organizations are a great way to get involved at UCF.
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Network with major organizations
Meet new people
Share common interests
Listing of CECS Clubs and Organizations at www.cecs.ucf.edu
Listing of all UCF Clubs and Organizations at www.getinvolveducf.com
Concrete
Canoe
Competition
DARPA Urban Challenge 2007
Team UCF Made National Finals
Banquets +
Awards = FUN
UCF Robotics Club Triumphs for
Second Year in a Row 2009
A student engineering entrepreneur team from CECS's Department of Mechanical,
Materials and Aerospace Engineering (MMAE) won the top prize of $100,000 and a
summer trip to the White House in the 2012 ACC Clean Energy Challenge, a
competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
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Critical for engineering/computer science majors
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Bridges the Gap between where you are Now
and where you want to be in the Future
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Student’s responsibility to utilize academic
advising
First Year Advising &
Exploration
CECS Academic Affairs
Office (ENGR 107)
CECS Academic Affairs Office (ENGR 107)
CECS Academic Affairs
Office (ENGR 107)
Department & Faculty
Advising
Meet with your First Year advisor
Participate in College Connections
Meet with CECS Advisor to do course planning for 2nd year
Meet with either CECS or Faculty Advisor EACH semester
Always check Knight’s E-mail for important news & information
Come prepared for the advising appointment:
• Be on time
• Have a plan
• Write down questions
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Degree Audit
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General Education Course List
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Flow Diagram
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4-year Plan
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UCF Undergraduate Catalog
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Department/Faculty Advisor
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ENGR 1, Room 107
General Information, General Education, Pending Majors, etc.
Kim Small
ENGR 107
823-2455
[email protected]
Paul Edlen
ENGR 107
823-2455
[email protected]
Meena Datta
ENGR 107
823-2455
[email protected]
Alisha Corsi
ENGR 107
823-2455
[email protected]
Brittany Kester
ENGR 107
823-2455
[email protected]
Major Advisors:
Aerospace Engineering
Ms. Lynn Grabenhorst
ENGR 408
823-2416
[email protected]
Civil Engineering
Ms. Carol Ann Pohl
ENGR2 211
823-2128
[email protected]
Computer Engineering
Dr. Samuel Richie
HEC 345
823-2786
[email protected]
Computer Science
Dr. Ali Orooji
HEC 345
823-2341
[email protected]
Construction Engineering
Ms. Carol Ann Pohl
ENGR2 211
823-2128
[email protected]
Electrical Engineering
Dr. Samuel Richie
HEC 345
823-2786
[email protected]
Environmental Eng
Ms. Carol Ann Pohl
ENGR2 211
823-2128
[email protected]
Industrial Engineering
Dr. William Thompson
ENGR2 308
823-2636
[email protected]
Information Technology
Dr. Ali Orooji
HEC 345
823-2341
[email protected]
Mechanical Engineering
Photonic Science & Eng
Ms. Lynn Grabenhorst
Mike McKee
ENGR 408
823-2416
CREOL 108B 823-6376
[email protected]
[email protected]
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Difficulty level of coursework
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Time Management
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Learning expectations of
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Distractions
faculty
• Friends
• Critical thinking
• Work
• Application of material
• On-line gaming & social networking
• Independent research
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• Other interests
Length of program
Characteristics of the university
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Independence & personal responsibility
• Taking the initiative, be proactive!
• Large
• Seek out resources
• Research-oriented
• No spoon feeding
• Urban environment
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Financial Management Responsibilities
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Staying healthy
Session
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B
C
D
May 13
June 24
May 13
May 13
May 13-16/17
June 24-27/28
May 13-16/17
May 13-16/17
Grade
Forgiveness
Due
June 6
July 18
July 1
June 18
Withdrawal
Deadline
June 6
July 18
July 1
June 18
Classes End
June 21
August 2
August 2
July 12
Classes Begin
Late
Add/Drop
August 19
August 19-22/23
October 28
October 28
December 2
December 4-10
 E-mail is the PRIMARY method of
communication
 Set-up Knights Mail Account!
 Check UCF Catalog & Academic Calendar
for University deadlines & policies
 Review syllabi for course deadlines &
policies & grading scale
 Know the dates of the deadlines for Late
Add, Drop, Withdrawal, Payment
 Review audit each term and meet with an
advisor for course planning
 Financial aid /scholarship requirements
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ALL students must have taken the placement exam to be able to
enroll in a math course tomorrow
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AP/IB scores will not post until end of July – too late to get a seat
in math course!
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Exceptions: Dual-Enrollment credit and AP/IB scores that have
already been awarded (show proof)
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If you have not taken the Math Placement Exam you will be able
to register tomorrow for other classes. However, you will need to
take the exam as soon as possible after you return home.
Engineering Advisement Hold
Probation Placed On (1st semester): Required to complete WebCourses
Workshop & ENGR 107 Advising
Probation Continued On (subsequent terms): Required ENGR 107 Advising
Academic Alert: Required to complete WebCourses Workshop
Engineering Undecided Students: ENGR 107 Advising
Other Advisement Holds – International Student Center (ISC), Multicultural
Academic Support Services (MASS), Student Athletes
Other Holds – Library, Parking, Student Accounts, Health Center, Undergraduate
Admissions
If you have a hold, you cannot register today!
Classroom
Knowledge
+Passion
Adding value to ideas
Brainstorming
Generating Ideas
Prototyping
Creativity
Internships
What you do today,
shapes who you will
be
Innovation
tomorrow!
Making
Connections
Research
Clubs
Classes
labs
Pulling together resources
Leadership
Minors
Work in teams
Collaboration
Project Management

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