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                      2010 through 2011   Catalog
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College of Technology
2010 through 2011
Published by Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana
 5   Purdue: A World of Possibilities
 8   College of Technology
 9   College of Technology Statewide
11   Teacher Education Program
15   Admissions
17   Expenses
19   Financial Aid
19   Living Accommodations
22   Information Technology
23   Libraries
24   Study Abroad
24   Student Services
26   College of Technology Degrees and Specialized Service Programs
26   Doctoral (Ph.D.) Degree
26   Master of Science (M.S.) Degree
26   Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree
27   Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree
27   Specialized Service Programs
28   Abbreviations
29   Plans of Study
29   Aviation Technology
35   Building Construction Management Technology
38   Computer and Information Technology
43   Computer Graphics Technology
46   Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
49   Industrial Technology
52   Engineering/Technology Teacher Education
54   Mechanical Engineering Technology
56   Manufacturing Engineering Technology
58   Organizational Leadership and Supervision
60   Information about Courses
60   College of Technology Administration, Faculty, and Teaching Staff
64   Instructional Units
65   Index
                                                                         Purdue: A World of Possibilities   5

Purdue: A World of Possibilities
Consider the impact of Purdue University on          • First university to have its own airport (1930);
your world!                                            also the first university to establish a depart-
    Some of you are Purdue students, poised on         ment of computer science (1962)
the launch pad of your adult life. Others, high      • Community service experiences available in
school students still trying to zero in on your        175 courses; Engineering Projects in Commu-
career path and life mission. Consider looking at      nity Service (EPICS) founded at Purdue, now
your future through the expansive and engaging         a popular program nationally
field of vision Purdue offers in this increasingly   • Incredible research opportunities for students
global and technologically advanced world.             to learn from, and work with, world-renowned
                                                       faculty in Discovery Park’s enviable inter-
Telescopic View of Purdue                              disciplinary centers and laboratory facilities
                                                       in nanotechnology, biosciences, information
• Founded in 1869 as Indiana’s land-grant uni-         technology, alternative fuels, and the study of
  versity and named for benefactor John Purdue         learning
• Ranks 22nd among the nation’s public uni-          • Study Abroad programs in 45 countries
  versities and 61st among all universities by       • Number of recognized student organizations:
  U.S.News & World Report (2009)                       850
• Among the largest universities in the United       • Member of the Big Ten Conference, noted for
  States with a state system-wide enrollment           both academic excellence and competitive ath-
  of more than 74,300 at four campuses and 10          letic programs
  Technology Statewide locations throughout          • Nationally recognized career preparation track
  Indiana; about 39,700 at the main campus in          via internships and Professional Practice (co-
  West Lafayette                                       op) programs
• Ranks 9th in SmartMoney magazine’s “pay-           • Some 700 companies recruit on campus, valu-
  back” survey, quantifying the long-term value        ing the work ethic of Purdue’s new graduates
  of a college education — or earnings compared        and alumni who have earned a degree that is
  to tuition investment (2009)                         respected around the world
• Included in The Princeton Review 100 “best         • Median salary for graduates three years after
  value” ranking for offering a high-quality edu-      graduation of $51,400; median salary 15 years
  cation at a reasonable price (2009)                  after graduation of $90,500 (data from Smart-
• Named among the top 20 by The Princeton              Money ranking, classes of 2005 and 1993)
  Review in a variety of campus-life categories,     • Living alumni network of 410,000 world-wide
  including best athletics, best college newspa-
  per, and best campus food (2009)
                                                     Proven World Leader
Discover the World at Purdue                         • To date, 22 alumni chosen for space flight —
                                                       headlined by Neil Armstrong and Gene Cer-
• A world of choices: 200 majors                       nan, the first and last humans on the moon
• Highly touted programs and graduates in the        • Two Purdue professors in three years received
  STEM disciplines (science, technology, engi-         the World Food Prize, considered the Nobel
  neering, math) and business, liberal arts, and       Prize of Agriculture: Philip Nelson (2007) and
  agriculture; several interdisciplinary options       Gebisa Ejeta (2009); Nelson developed aseptic
• Culturally diverse campus, with students from        storage and distribution of processed fruits and
  more than 125 countries and all 50 states            vegetables, and Ejeta’s research increased sor-
• Typically ranks No. 1 or No. 2 in international      ghum production, which is one of the world’s
  student enrollment among public institutions         main cereal grains
  in the United States                               • Early work by Purdue researchers led to the
                                                       first successful transmission of a black-and-
                                                       white television picture
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• Purdue graduate Carol Morgan Pottenger,             College of Consumer and Family Sciences
  rear admiral in the U.S. Navy, is one of the
  first women selected for sea duty and the first     The college, one of the largest and highest ranked
  woman to lead a combat strike group                 of its kind in the nation, prepares men and women
• Boilermakers Len Dawson, Bob Griese, Hank           for careers related to the needs of families and
  Stram, and Rod Woodson are all enshrined in         consumers. Students can choose a Bachelor of
  the Pro Football Hall of Fame                       Science degree program from 13 majors in the
• Brian Lamb, who started public-affairs chan-        areas of family studies and child development,
  nel C-SPAN 30 years ago, is an alumnus              consumer sciences and consumer business, hos-
• Don Thompson, president of McDonald’s               pitality and tourism, nutrition, health and fitness,
  Corp. USA, has a Purdue engineering degree          and education. The Department of Hospitality
• More Forbes 800 corporate chief executive           and Tourism Management also offers an associ-
  officers hold an undergraduate degree from          ate degree program. See
  Purdue than from any other public university        College of Education
• Aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart was a career
  counselor to women students on campus; gift         The state-accredited and nationally ranked
  funds from the Purdue Research Foundation           and accredited College of Education prepares
  made possible the purchase of Earhart’s “Fly-       outstanding teachers, instructional leaders,
  ing Laboratory” used for her ill-fated around-      administrators, school counselors, counseling
  the-world flight attempt                            psychologists, curriculum specialists, teacher
• Basketball coaching legend John Wooden, an          educators, and educational researchers for the
  Indiana native, led Purdue to the 1932 National     essential roles they play in guiding the education
  Championship                                        of our youth. Through interdisciplinary instruc-
• Orville Redenbacher “the Popcorn King,” was         tional programs in teacher education, research
  a Purdue graduate                                   in the educational process, and engagement with
• Purdue has graduated more women engineers           Indiana schools, College of Education graduates
  than any other university, and one in 50 engi-      are well prepared for a rewarding career in edu-
  neers in the United States is Purdue-trained        cation. The dedicated and experienced faculty
                                                      members, some of whom are known interna-
Academic programs at Purdue are organized             tionally as experts in their fields, are respected
within colleges and schools. A brief descrip-         leaders in a wide range of curriculum areas and
tion of each college and school follows, but          are actively engaged in research. Together the
we encourage you to visit the Purdue Web site         students and faculty share a passion for learning,
— Plan to spend some time             teaching, and changing the world. The college
discovering Purdue. You’ll find, in the online        offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a
details, information about the University’s aca-      variety of disciplines. In addition to the teacher
demic programs and courses. We appreciate your        education programs offered by the College of
interest and welcome your questions. You’re           Education, teacher preparation programs also are
invited to campus for the “real” Boilermaker          offered through other colleges and schools across
experience. You’ll see a galaxy of opportunities      campus. See
before you — paths similar to many Boilermak-
                                                      College of Engineering
ers whose impact has taken them to great heights
around the world … and high above it!                 The College of Engineering is internationally
                                                      known for the quality and scope of its programs.
College of Agriculture                                Students launch their careers with a common
Among the nation’s highest ranked and most            first-year program in the School of Engineering
prestigious institutions, the college offers excel-   Education. Once they have completed that pro-
lent teaching, research, extension, and interna-      gram, they choose from undergraduate curricula
tional programs. More than 40 programs of study       in aeronautics and astronautics, agricultural, bio-
prepare life scientists, engineers, business repre-   logical, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer,
sentatives, producers, information specialists,       construction engineering and management,
and resource managers for professional careers        electrical, industrial, interdisciplinary, materials,
in the world’s food and natural resource systems.     mechanical, or nuclear engineering. Every school
See                   within engineering offers graduate degree pro-
                                                      grams. See
                                                                          Purdue: A World of Possibilities   7

School of Health Sciences                             School of Nursing
The school offers a variety of human health-          The School of Nursing prepares students from
related study areas. Undergraduate programs           diverse backgrounds for careers as professional
include clinical laboratory science (medical          nurses. The nationally accredited undergraduate
technology), environmental health science, gen-       program prepares a student for licensure as a
eral health sciences, occupational health science     registered nurse (R.N.). A diverse mix of liberal
(industrial hygiene), and radiological health sci-    arts, science, and nursing courses gives students
ence (health physics). The general health sciences    a scientific, multidisciplinary education. Small
major requires the selection of a concentration       clinical classes give students practical experi-
area in pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-occupational     ence in health assessment, maternal child care,
therapy, pre-physical therapy, pre-chiropractic,      mental health, acute care, and community health
pre-optometry, pre-physician’s assistant, or pub-     nursing. This program admits nursing majors at
lic health. Students completing these programs        the freshman year and offers early, hands-on
are prepared to enter the health-related job market   clinical courses. The R.N.-to-B.S. program
or apply to the professional or graduate program      allows registered nurses to complete their bac-
of their choosing. At the graduate level, pro-        calaureate requirements. The Second Degree
grams of study include health physics, medical        Baccalaureate Program allows students who
physics, occupational and environmental health        hold a degree in another field to pursue a B.S. in
sciences, radiation biology, and toxicology. See      Nursing. The master’s degree program prepares                        pediatric nurse practitioners and adult nurse
                                                      practitioners, and offers a post-master’s oncol-
College of Liberal Arts                               ogy certification. A graduate nursing consortium
The college offers essentially all of the tradi-      with the Purdue Schools of Nursing at Calumet
tional disciplines of the humanities, social and      and Fort Wayne offers various specializations.
behavioral sciences, and creative arts. Majors        The Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) delivers
and minors are available in the departments of        a post-baccalaureate to practice doctorate cur-
anthropology, audiology and speech sciences,          riculum. See
communication, English, foreign languages
and literatures, health and kinesiology, history,
                                                      School of Pharmacy and
philosophy, political science, psychological sci-     Pharmaceutical Sciences
ences, and sociology; and in the School of Visual     The school offers an accredited professional
and Performing Arts. Students can prepare them-       program leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy
selves in more than 50 majors, including 16           degree. This program combines a basic and
undergraduate interdisciplinary programs. See         applied science background as well as clini-                                   cal experience allowing students to function as
                                                      licensed pharmacists to provide pharmaceutical
Krannert School of Management
                                                      care. The prepharmacy curriculum can be taken
Degree programs include accounting, manage-           either through Purdue’s prepharmacy program or
ment, industrial management, and econom-              at another institution. It typically takes a mini-
ics. Accounting and management programs               mum of two to three years of academic study
focus on finance, marketing, operations, human        to meet the pre-pharmacy course requirements.
resources, and strategic planning. The industrial     The school also has a four-year, non-licensure-
management program combines management                eligible B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences degree
and technical education with a manufacturing          designed for entry-level pharmaceutical industry
management, engineering, or science minor.            positions or as a foundation for advanced educa-
The accounting program combines a man-                tion. See
agement background with extensive educa-
tion in accounting principles and practices.          College of Science
All programs include coursework in the arts,          Actuarial science, biological sciences, chemistry,
humanities, and international and cross-cultural      computer science, earth and atmospheric sci-
aspects of modern business. See www.krannert.         ences, mathematics, physics, statistics, math and                                           science secondary school teaching, and interdis-
                                                      ciplinary science programs prepare students for
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immediate careers or advanced study. Premedi-         United States that grant the Doctor of Veteri-
cal, pre-dental, and pre-veterinary options; a Pro-   nary Medicine (D.V.M.) degree. The Veterinary
fessional Practice (co-op) education program;         Technology Program is accredited by the Ameri-
study abroad; and honors programs are available.      can Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Students may pursue official minors in other          and awards Associate of Science and Bachelor
areas outside their major. Enrollment in sciences     of Science degrees. The Associate of Science
while deciding on a major in any field is encour-     degree is also offered via distance learning. The
aged. A highly qualified faculty, state-of-the-art    Veterinary Technology Program at Purdue is
facilities, and ongoing research keep teaching up     one of only three AVMA-accredited programs
to date. See                  administered by a school of veterinary medicine.
College of Technology
The eight departments and 23 concentrations in
                                                      The Graduate School
the College of Technology prepare students to         The Graduate School oversees more than 70 pro-
meet the technological needs of business, indus-      grams of graduate study and research that lead
try, and government. Technology students begin        to advanced degrees. Purdue graduate students
taking courses in their majors as early as their      engage in relevant coursework and cutting-
freshman year. Courses and other opportunities        edge research that lead to master’s and doctoral
allow students to experience a variety of hands-      degrees in agriculture, consumer and family sci-
on, real-world applications. The college awards       ences, education, engineering, health sciences,
associate’s, bachelor’s, and graduate degrees.        liberal arts, management, nursing, pharmacy,
See                        science, technology, veterinary medicine, and a
                                                      variety of exciting interdisciplinary programs.
School of Veterinary Medicine                         The Graduate School also offers several grad-
This professional school has assumed a leading        uate-level, academic credit certificate programs
position nationally and internationally in edu-       and combined (undergraduate/graduate) degree
cating the veterinary medical team. The school        programs. For details about the Graduate School
is fully accredited and is one of only 28 in the      at Purdue, visit

College of Technology
Mission, Goals, and Programs                          • Provide extended formal and continuing edu-
                                                        cation and technology transfer throughout the
The College of Technology educates the future           state, region, and nation to enhance the eco-
managers and leaders of technologies; accel-            nomic competitiveness and welfare of busi-
erates technology transfer to business, indus-          ness, industry, government, and education.
try, government, and education; and develops          • Search for new and expanded uses of technolo-
innovations in the application of emerging              gies; improve existing technologies; create
technology through learning, engagement, and            new technologies; investigate the factors that
discovery.                                              shape technology innovation and integration
    In fulfilling its mission, the College of Tech-     and study their impacts.
nology strives to:                                    • Disseminate the results of inquiry and scholar-
• Provide a student-centered learning environ-          ship generated by faculty and students with the
  ment maintained to ensure that graduates are          goal of improving the expertise of the techno-
  accomplished in the technical expertise, lead-        logical workforce.
  ership, and collaboration skills necessary to
  excel in the global technological economy.
                                                                               College of Technology   9

Academic programs are offered as follows:          training presently employed people in state-of-
1. Associate of Science (A.S.)                     the-industry technology, as well as meeting the
   • Aviation Technology (Administration,          needs of recent high school graduates who, for
     Flight, and Aeronautical)                     whatever reason, don’t enroll at West Lafay-
   • Building Construction Management              ette or a regional campus. In cooperation with
     Technology                                    community, educational, and business/industrial
   • Computer Graphics Technology                  leaders, Purdue is able to identify local educa-
   • Electrical Engineering Technology             tional needs and develop programs to meet these
   • Industrial Technology                         needs virtually anywhere in the state.
   • Manufacturing Engineering Technology              Through cooperative efforts, arrangements
   • Mechanical Engineering Technology             are made with local industries and other public
   • Organizational Leadership and Supervision     and independent institutions to provide support
                                                   courses, services, and facilities. Local business
2. Bachelor of Science (B.S.)                      and industrial representatives are involved in
   • Aviation Technology (Administration,          the planning, development, and implementation
     Flight, and Aeronautical)                     of the program through business and industrial
   • Building Construction Management              committees. All technical courses are taught by
     Technology                                    Purdue faculty.
   • Computer and Information Technology               Statewide Technology represents a direct
   • Computer Graphics Technology                  academic and administrative extension of the
   • Electrical Engineering Technology             College of Technology at the West Lafayette
   • Industrial Distribution                       campus. Although usually located on the cam-
   • Industrial Technology                         pus of another university, academic, administra-
   • Mechanical Engineering Technology             tive, and financial control rests with Purdue.
   • Manufacturing Engineering Technology              A technology advisory council, representa-
   • Organizational Leadership and Supervision     tive of key executives of business, industry,
3. Bachelor of Science in Technology               government, and education, counsels on the
   Education (B.S.)                                development of the overall program. This part-
   • Engineering/Technology Teacher                nership assists in the identification of general
     Education                                     needs.
4. Master of Science (M.S.)                        Registration. Admitted students are enrolled at
   • Aviation Technology                           each Purdue location.
   • Building Construction Management              Fees. Fees are charged per credit hour and vary
   • Computer and Information Technology           by location. Fees are either set to match West
   • Computer Graphics Technology                  Lafayette fees or those of the host institution at
   • Electrical Engineering Technology             the location.
   • Industrial Technology
   • Manufacturing Engineering Technology          Degrees. All course credits apply toward a Pur-
   • Mechanical Engineering Technology             due University degree and are transferable to
   • Organizational Leadership and                 other Purdue locations.
     Supervision                                   Financial Aid. Financial aid information and
5. Doctorate (Ph.D.)                               applications are available at each Purdue loca-
                                                   tion. All financial aid is handled through the West
College of Technology Statewide                    Lafayette campus Division of Financial Aid. See
The Purdue College of Technology Statewide         the “Financial Aid” section of this bulletin.
is a unique partnership between education and      Counseling Services. Student counseling
business, industry, and government. Statewide      services are available at each Purdue program
Technology was created to extend Purdue’s          location.
existing technology programs across the state
to meet Indiana’s need for educated technolo-      Program Design. The programs are designed to
gists, technicians, and innovators in communi-     prepare technologists for highly technical posi-
ties where the demand for highly skilled workers   tions. All courses are offered to accommodate
with problem-solving skills is high. Statewide     the work schedules of adult students as well as
Technology also provides a mechanism for           to serve the needs of full-time students. Both
10   Technology

part-time and full-time students are encouraged       • Organizational Leadership and Supervi-
to enroll. All programs are of the highest qual-        sion — Certificate, A.S., and B.S.
ity and are operated in close cooperation with     Indianapolis. Purdue University College of
local business and industrial advisory commit-     Technology at Indianapolis, (317) 484-1824;
tees. All programs follow the curricula offered    2175 S. Hoffman Road, Indianapolis, IN 46241-
at West Lafayette. Technical courses are similar   3650. Location: Aviation Technology Center.
to those on the West Lafayette campus, follow
the same learning outcomes, and are taught by         • Airline Management — Certificate
Purdue faculty members. See specific plans of         • Airport Management — Certificate
study in this bulletin.                               • Aviation Management — A.S. and B.S.
    The Statewide Technology program includes         • Industrial Technology — Certificate
locations in Anderson, Columbus, Greensburg,
Indianapolis, Kokomo, Lafayette, New Albany,       Kokomo. Purdue University College of Tech-
Richmond, South Bend, and Vincennes. Other         nology at Kokomo, (765) 455-9375; 2300 S.
communities in Indiana may be served as needs      Washington Street, Kokomo, Indiana 46904-
arise.                                             9003. Location: Indiana University at Kokomo.
Program Listings and Locations                        • Computer and Information Technology —
Programs at Statewide Technology loca-                  A.S. and B.S.
tions are subject to change. Contact the              • Computer Graphics Technology — A.S.
specific location for current programs of study.      • Electrical Engineering Technology —
Anderson. Purdue University College of Tech-            A.S. and B.S.
nology at Anderson, (765) 648-2920; 2705 Enter-       • Mechanical Engineering Technology —
prise Drive, Anderson, Indiana 46013. Location:         A.S.
Anderson University.             • Organizational Leadership and
anderson                                                Supervision — A.S. and B.S.
    • Computer and Information Technology          Lafayette. Purdue University College of Tech-
      — A.S.                                       nology at Lafayette, (765) 269-9630; 5500
    • Electrical Engineering Technology            State Road 38 East, AD 2900, P.O. Box 5689,
    • Industrial Technology – Certificate          Lafayette, IN 47903-5689. Location: Subaru of
      and B.S.                                     Indiana Automotive Inc.
    • Mechanical Engineering Technology – A.S.     lafayette
    • Organizational Leadership and                    • Industrial Technology — Certificate and
      Supervision — A.S. and B.S.                        B.S.
Columbus. Purdue University College of Tech-           • Organizational Leadership and
nology at Columbus, (812) 314-8527; 4555                 Supervision — Certificate, A.S., and B.S.
Central Avenue, Columbus, Indiana 47203.           New Albany. Purdue University College of
Location: Indiana University-Purdue University     Technology at New Albany, (812) 206-8379;
Columbus.             New Albany, Indiana 47150.
   • Computer and Information Technology —         edu/newalbany
     A.S. and B.S.                                    • Computer Graphics Technology — A.S.
   • Industrial Technology — Certificate and            and B.S.
     B.S.                                             • Electrical Engineering Technology —
   • Mechanical Engineering Technology —                A.S. and B.S.
     A.S. and B.S.                                    • Industrial Technology — Certificate and
   • Organizational Leadership and                      B.S.
     Supervision — Certificate, A.S., and B.S.        • Mechanical Engineering Technology —
Greensburg. Purdue University College of                A.S.
Technology at Greensburg, (812) 622-8686; 422         • Organizational Leadership and Supervi-
E. Central Avenue, Greensburg, IN 47240-1834.           sion — Certificate, A.S., and B.S.
Location: Greensburg Community Learning            Richmond. Purdue University College of Tech-
Center.             nology at Richmond, (765) 973-8228; 2325
   • Industrial Technology – B.S.                  Chester Boulevard, Richmond, Indiana 47374-
                                                                              College of Technology   11

1289. Location: Indiana University East. www.           A person who already holds a bachelor’s                            degree may wish to complete a teacher educa-
   • Computer Graphics Technology — A.S.            tion program as an “undergraduate or graduate
   • Industrial Technology — Certificate and        for licensing only” student. If this option is
     B.S.                                           chosen and a second baccalaureate degree is
   • Mechanical Engineering Technology —            not desired, please contact the Office of Profes-
     A.S.                                           sional Preparation and Licensure for a transcript
   • Organizational Leadership and                  evaluation. Eligibility requirements do apply.
     Supervision — Certificate, A.S., and B.S.      Title II Reporting Requirements. Purdue
South Bend. Purdue University College of            University is in compliance with Title II report-
Technology at South Bend, (574) 520-4169;           ing requirements. Please visit
1733 Northside Blvd., P.O. Box 7111, South to obtain complete details. If
Bend, IN 46634-7111. Location: Indiana Uni-         you are unable to access this Web site, please
versity at South Bend.         contact the Office of Professional Preparation
southbend                                           and Licensure at Beering Hall of Liberal Arts
   • Computer Graphics Technology — A.S.            and Education, Room 3229; 100 N. University
   • Electrical Engineering Technology —            Street; West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098 for a
     A.S. and B.S.                                  copy of the report.
   • Industrial Technology – Certificate and
     B.S.                                           Teacher Education Requirements
   • Mechanical Engineering Technology —
     A.S.                                           The following information outlines the assess-
   • Organizational Leadership and                  ment of students completing a teacher education
     Supervision — Certificate and B.S.             program at Purdue University. For the most cur-
                                                    rent information, visit
Vincennes. Purdue University College of Tech-       edu/oppl/program.html. The candidate must:
nology at Vincennes, (812) 888-4151; Technol-       • Attend the Office of Professional Preparation
ogy Building 107A, Vincennes University, 1002         and Licensure Teacher Education Orientation
N. First Street, Vincennes, Indiana 47591. Loca-      during Block I or CDFS 10000;
tion: Vincennes University.        • Submit the Application/Signature Form to the
edu/vincennes                                         licensure office;
    • Industrial Technology — Certificate and       • Complete Gates A, B, and C (an application is
      B.S.                                            not required for Gate B or C);
                                                    • Complete Gate D licensure requirements;
Teacher Education Program                           • Apply for the State of Indiana license appli-
                                                      cation through the Office of Professional
Purdue University offers programs that prepare
                                                      Preparation and Licensure upon successful
students for teaching in early childhood, middle
                                                      completion of the program and other possible
childhood (elementary education), early adoles-
                                                      state requirements such as the cardiopulmo-
cence (junior high/middle school), adolescence/
                                                      nary resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
young adulthood (secondary), and exceptional
needs (special education). Program standards,       Required Criteria and Suggested
curricula, and licensure are in accord with regu-
                                                    Time Line
lations promulgated by the Indiana Department
of Education and authorized by the National         Remain flexible. The length of time to complete
Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education      the Teacher Education Program is determined
(NCATE). Descriptions of performance-based          by academic progress and career planning.
programs may vary by content areas. Official        Additional time may be necessary if you are:
performance-based program guidelines are            a) changing your degree objective or transfer-
available via the College of Education Teacher      ring, b) overcoming a GPA below the required
Education Web site at         teacher education program standard, c) pursu-
licensure. Students seeking additional clarifica-   ing an additional major or licensure area, or d)
tion and guidance should consult with an aca-       encountering other unknown needs or circum-
demic advisor.                                      stances.
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Before the First Semester:                           7. Submit a completed and signed teacher
1. Admission to Purdue University.                       education Application/Signature Form to
2. Admission to the respective academic col-             the Office of Professional Preparation and
   lege, i.e., Agriculture, Consumer and Family          Licensure if all of the above requirements
   Sciences, Education, Liberal Arts, Science,           have been met or will be met by the end of
   or Technology.                                        the semester (or summer session if enrolled
3. Assignment to and guidance by an academic             in summer classes). The application may be
   advisor.                                              marked to hold for current semester grades
Consult with your academic advisor regularly             or test score reports. See application for due
to ensure that the required criteria are met and         dates. A student must be enrolled in the col-
coursework is successfully completed in the              lege that houses the teacher education major
sequence authorized by the Purdue University             in order to apply for Gate A.
Teacher Education Council.                           The student’s signature on the Signature Form
                                                     acknowledges that s/he will read the teacher
Requirements for Passing through Gate A              education information at www.teach.purdue.
(A Teacher Education Program Application/Sig-        edu/licensure, referring to it regularly in order to
nature Form is required. See #7.)                    remain informed of standards and responsibili-
1. Complete required courses for Gate A, with        ties to the Teacher Education Program process.
    no grade lower than a “C”:                       The signature also confirms understanding of the
    • Most program areas—Block I (EDCI               following:
       20500, EDCI 28500)                            • Limited Criminal History Reports may be
    • Early     Childhood      Education—CDFS           required throughout the Teacher Education
       21000                                            Program for field experiences, and a report
2. Maintain a minimum overall GPA as estab-             will be required for licensing.
    lished by the program area.                      • Purdue University will check Zachary’s Law
3. Maintain a professional education GPA of             Registry periodically.
    3.0/4.0 with no grade lower than a “C” and       • The Indiana Department of Education will
    no Incomplete (“I”) for any professional edu-       review misdemeanor/felony convictions at
    cation course. Courses include EDCI, EDPS,          the time of licensing.
    and EDST courses, in addition to courses         • Consent to release personal information and
    designated by a program area as professional        Social Security number to the State of Indiana
    education courses.                                  and other state/federal departments of educa-
4. Maintain a minimum content/major GPA as              tion as well as provide a signed and valid CPR
    established by the program area.                    certificate.
5. Meet satisfactory assessment of the initial       8. Receive written notification of status through
    portfolio as defined by faculty. Early Child-        Gate A from the Office of Professional Prep-
    hood Education (ECE) majors, see Unit                aration and Licensure.
    Assessment Component Chart for ECE.              9. If denied admission, reapplication is required.
6. Meet Praxis I: Pre-Professional Skills Tests      Student Teaching Application Workshop
    (PPST) or Computerized PPST with the fol-        Information. If you plan to student teach dur-
    lowing scores:                                   ing the fall semester, you must apply in October
    • Reading: 176 or above                          of the preceding academic year. If you plan to
    • Writing: 172 or above                          student teach during the spring semester, you
    • Mathematics: 175 or above                      must apply in November of the preceding aca-
All scores must be officially submitted by the       demic year. You must visit the Office of Field
Educational Testing Service to Purdue Univer-        Experiences (OFE) to sign up for an Applica-
sity; code RA #1631 or WLAF as a score recipi-       tion Workshop to receive a pass code in order to
ent. For more details, please refer to the Teacher   complete the online Student Teaching Applica-
Education Program Testing Information sheets         tion on the Internet.
available in the Office of Professional Prepara-
tion and Licensure; Beering Hall, Room 3229;
1010 N. University Street; West Lafayette, IN
                                                                               College of Technology   13

Note: For student teaching information, see the     8. Receive written notification of status through
Office of Field Experiences (OFE) Web site at           Gate B from the Office of Professional Prep- or e-mail             aration and Licensure. This application serves        Note: For student teaching information, see the
as a “letter of intent” and does not imply auto-    Office of Field Experiences (OFE) Web site at
matic placement, as a student must successfully or e-mail
complete Gates A, B, and C requirements before A student must pass
student teaching.                                   through Gates A and B before submitting the
                                                    Student Teaching Application form to OFE. This
Requirements for Passing through Gate B             application serves as a “letter of intent” and does
Requirements for Passing through Gate B must        not imply automatic placement.
be met in order to continue in the program,
including eligibility for study abroad block        Requirements for Passing through Gate C
courses. (No Teacher Education Program appli-       (No Teacher Education Program application is
cation is required for Gate B, although a Student   required.)
Teacher Application must be submitted. See          1. Complete required courses for Gate C, with
“Note” below.)                                         no grade lower than a “C”:
1. Complete required courses for Gate B, with          • Most program areas—Specific methods
    no grade lower than a “C”:                            courses
    • Most program areas—Block II (EDPS                • Early     Childhood    Education—CDFS
       23500, EDPS 26500)                                 40500, CDFS 40600, and CDFS 40800
    • Early Childhood Education—CDFS 21300                with grades of “B”
       (grade of “B”), CDFS 31000, CDFS 31800,         • Elementary Education—Block III (EDCI
       and EDPS 26000 or 26500                            36100 and EDCI 36200), Block IV (EDCI
    • Special Education—Block II (EDPS                    36300 and EDCI 37000), and Block V
       23500, EDPS 26500), EDPS 27000, and                (EDCI 36400, EDCI 36500, and EDPS
       EDPS 46000                                         43000)
2. Maintain a minimum overall GPA as estab-         2. Pass Praxis II: Subject Assessments/Spe-
    lished by the program area.                        cialty Area Tests required by the Indiana
3. Maintain a professional education GPA of            Department of Education for licensing. For
    3.0/4.0 with no grade lower than a “C” and         information on required tests and passing
    no Incomplete (“I”) for any professional edu-      scores, please consult the Teacher Educa-
    cation course. Courses include EDCI, EDPS,         tion Program Testing Information sheets and
    and EDST courses, in addition to courses           the Educational Testing Service Web site at
    designated by a program area as professional
    education courses.                              Note: Praxis II must be passed before being
4. Maintain a minimum content/major GPA as          allowed to student teach. Praxis II tests are only
    determined by the program area.                 offered seven times a year and must be regis-
5. Meet satisfactory assessment of the begin-       tered for in advance.
    ning portfolio as defined by faculty. Early     3. Maintain a minimum overall GPA as estab-
    Childhood Education (ECE) majors, see Unit          lished by each program area.
    Assessment Component Chart for ECE.             4. Maintain a professional education GPA of
6. Request a Limited Criminal History Report if         3.0/4.0 with no grade lower than a “C” and
    required for field experiences throughout the       no Incomplete (“I”) for any professional edu-
    Teacher Education Program. The Zachary’s            cation course. Courses include EDCI, EDPS,
    Law Registry also will be checked periodi-          and EDST courses in addition to courses
    cally.                                              designated by a program area as professional
7. Failure to meet or comply with the above             education courses. All professional educa-
    requirements will result in removal from            tion coursework should be completed prior to
    methods courses.                                    student teaching.
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 5. Maintain a minimum content/major GPA as          3. Maintain a professional education GPA of
     established by each program area. Most, if         3.0/4.0 with no grade lower than a “C” and
     not all, content courses should be completed       no Incomplete (“I”) for any professional edu-
     before student teaching.                           cation course. Courses include EDCI, EDPS,
 6. Meet satisfactory assessment of the develop-        and EDST courses, in addition to courses
     ing portfolio as defined by faculty.               designated by a program area as professional
 7. Receive written notification of status through      education courses.
     Gate C from the Office of Professional Prep-    4. Maintain a minimum content/major GPA as
     aration and Licensure.                             established by each program area.
 8. Successful completion of requirements            5. Meet satisfactory assessment of the proficient
     through Gate C of the Teacher Education            portfolio as defined by faculty.
     Program allows the Office of Professional       6. Continue to meet all criteria for passing
     Preparation and Licensure to authorize the         through Gates A, B, and C.
     student to enter the student teaching semes-    7. Request a Limited Criminal History Report
     ter. For information regarding student teach-      for licensure. The Zachary’s Law Registry
     ing placement, please see the Office of Field      also will be checked periodically.
     Experiences (OFE) Web site at www.educa-        8. Receive degree. Recommendation for licen- or e-mail OFE at          sure is contingent upon the posting of the                               degree on the transcript. All encumbrances
 9. Student Teaching Information. To be eligi-          must be paid.
     ble to student teach, a candidate must have     9. Apply for an Indiana Teaching License,
     applied and been admitted to the Teacher           even if leaving the State of Indiana. For
     Education Program and have passed through          more details, consult the Indiana Licensure
     Gate C. For information regarding student          instruction packet provided by the Office
     teaching placement, please see the Office of       of Professional Preparation and Licensure
     Field Experiences (OFE) Web site at www.           at the Student Teacher Orientation. The or e-mail fiel-      online license application may be submitted                                   two months prior to the last day of required
10. Request a Limited Criminal History Report           courses. Purdue University will make a rec-
    if required for field experiences. The Zach-        ommendation for licensing upon completion
    ary’s Law Registry also will be checked             of all licensure requirements.
    periodically.                                    Note: The following questions will be asked by
11. Begin job search through the Center for          the Indiana Department of Education Division
    Career Opportunities at www.cco.purdue.          of Professional Standards on the license applica-
    edu/student.                                     tion:
Requirements for Passing through Gate D              • Have you ever had a credential, certificate, or
                                                        license to teach denied, revoked, or suspended
(License application is required. See #9.)
                                                        in Indiana or in any other state?
1. Student teach.
                                                     • Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
   • Professional education courses, including
                                                     • Have you been convicted of a misdemeanor
      methods courses, must be successfully
                                                        other than minor traffic violations since Janu-
      completed before student teaching.
                                                        ary 15, 1994?
   • You may student teach only after passing
                                                     If a conviction of a misdemeanor or felony
      through Gate C.
                                                     (including a suspended sentence) is documented,
   • A grade of “C” or above must be earned
                                                     the applicant will be required to submit a written
      in EDCI/EDPS 49600, 49800, 49900, or
                                                     explanation and copies of court records with the
      CDFS 45000 Supervised Teaching.
                                                     license application. The Indiana Department of
Note: For more information regarding student
                                                     Education is solely responsible for the review of
teaching, please see the Office of Field Experi-
                                                     and response to misdemeanor or felony convic-
ences (OFE) Web site at
edu/fieldexp or e-mail
                                                     10. Apply for licensure in other states, if desired.
2. Maintain a minimum overall GPA as estab-
                                                          Contact the licensing office in the particular
   lished by each program area.
                                                                                        Admissions   15

   state and request application materials. Con-    Note: For additional licensing, apply for renewal
   sult the National Association of State Direc-    or submit a request for an evaluation through the
   tors of Teacher Education and Certification at   Office of Professional Preparation and Licen- for Web        sure if coursework is to be completed through
   sites, addresses, and telephone numbers.         Purdue University.

Admissions Inquiries and                            Transfer Admissions Criteria
Procedures                                          College students who want to transfer must
The information that follows is a basic overview    have completed minimums of 12 to 24 semester
of the undergraduate admission process. For the     credit hours of college-level coursework prior
most current information regarding admission        to enrollment at Purdue. Minimum credit-hour
procedures, deadlines, and criteria, visit www.     requirements will vary based on each student’s or contact the Office of      high school and/or college academic credentials.
Admissions; Purdue University; Schleman Hall;       Criteria for transfer admission vary widely based
475 Stadium Mall Drive; West Lafayette, IN          on the major to which the student is applying.
47907-2050;; (765)            All programs have minimum GPA requirements,
494-1776. Prospective students also are encour-     and some have college coursework prerequisites.
aged to visit the Web site to sign up for the       The Office of Admissions Web site has the most
Office of Admissions contact list to receive mail   current information about admission criteria and
and e-mail from Purdue.                             processes as well as about transferring credit.

Application Deadlines                               Early Registration — STAR
High school students are strongly encour-           Student Access, Transition and Success Programs
aged to apply for admission very early in their     (SATS) invites you to campus for one day of early
senior year, and some programs have specific        registration during the summer before your first
deadlines. There also are specific deadlines        semester as a new student. Summer Transition,
for transfer students. Current application and      Advising, and Registration (STAR) is a day set
scholarship deadlines are posted on the under-      aside for you to meet with your academic coun-
graduate admissions Web site.                       selor and register for first-semester classes. The
                                                    University will mail you a fee statement.
Freshman Admissions Criteria                        Student Orientation and Support
Applications are reviewed on an individual and
holistic basis. First and foremost, applicants
must be prepared academically for the rigors        Student Access, Transition and Success Pro-
of college and the academic demands of the          grams (SATS) is responsible for the coordination
major to which they are seeking admission. In       of initiatives that help you prepare for, transition
its review of each applicant, Purdue considers      into, and succeed as a student in Purdue Univer-
the following factors: high school coursework,      sity’s academically rigorous environment.
grades, strength of curriculum, academic trends,        SATS, a division of the Office of Enroll-
class rank, core and overall grade point average,   ment Management, offers several programs to
SAT or ACT test score, personal statement, per-     help beginning and transfer students adjust to
sonal background and experiences, and space         Purdue. Boiler Gold Rush is organized for new,
availability in the intended major.                 beginning students and transfer students, and
                                                    it includes a variety of activities designed to
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help you make a smooth transition into Purdue.        Military Training
Students who begin their studies at other times
of the year also have the opportunity to partici-     Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) is
pate in orientation. Invitations to those different   available for all men and women who are full-
programs are mailed to you at the appropriate         time students. You can pursue military courses
times.                                                in conjunction with the academic curriculum
    SATS programs include Summer Transition,          and receive academic credits. If you complete
Advising, and Registration (STAR); Common             the program, you will receive a commission as
Reading; Learning Communities; Orientation            an officer in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or
Programs (such as Boiler Gold Rush and Wel-           Air Force. You do not incur a commitment until
come Programs); Parent and Family Programs;           you are accepted into the program and enroll in
the Purdue Promise program; and the West              the third-year course or accept an ROTC schol-
Central Indiana Regional Twenty-first Century         arship. Scholarships that assist with tuition, inci-
Scholars site. For more information on any of         dental fees, and textbooks are available through
these programs, please visit          all four services. A monthly allowance is avail-
sats, e-mail, or phone (765)          able for students who sign a contract. Additional
494-9328. The SATS address is Stewart Center,         information is available in the College of Liberal
Room G77A; 128 Memorial Mall Drive; West              Arts catalog, or you can contact any of the mili-
Lafayette, IN 47907.                                  tary departments directly. All ROTC offices are
                                                      located in the Armory.
International Students
                                                      Proof of Immunization
If you are an applicant from another country,
your application and supporting documents will        Indiana state law requires proof of immuniza-
be evaluated by the staff in the Office of Interna-   tion for the following vaccine-preventable dis-
tional Students and Scholars. You will be admit-      eases as condition of enrollment on residential
ted on the basis of credentials certifying the        campuses of state universities: measles, mumps,
completion of preparatory studies comparable to       rubella, diphtheria, and tetanus. In addition,
requirements for United States citizens applying      international students must provide documenta-
at the same entry level. Guidelines for determin-     tion that they have been tested for tuberculosis
ing admissibility are specified in the “Admis-        after arriving in the United States. Information
sions Criteria” section of this publication.          regarding compliance will be forwarded to all
English translations must accompany transcripts       admitted students.
and other credentials. You also must submit sat-
isfactory evidence of your ability to comprehend      Purdue Across Indiana
English as shown by a TOEFL (Test of English
as a Foreign Language) score of at least 550 (213     The Purdue academic system extends across the
computer-based score, 79 Internet-based score).       state with academic programs at four system
The minimum score for First-Year Engineering          campuses and several College of Technology
applicants is 567 (233 computer-based score, 88       locations.
Internet-based score).                                System Campuses
    You must furnish sufficient evidence of
                                                      Admission to these system campuses is adminis-
adequate financial support for your studies at
                                                      tered by the admissions department at each cam-
                                                      pus. These campuses include:
    The Office of International Students and
                                                      • Indiana University-Purdue University India-
Scholars will assist you in entering the United
                                                        napolis (IUPUI) — Indianapolis, Indiana
States and the University. The office also will
                                                      • Indiana University-Purdue University Fort
provide other services such as orientation pro-
                                                        Wayne (IPFW) — Fort Wayne, Indiana
grams, immigration advising, and personal and
                                                      • Purdue North Central — Westville, Indiana
cross-cultural counseling. See the Web site at                                   • Purdue Calumet — Hammond, Indiana
                                                      College of Technology Statewide
                                                      Admission to College of Technology State-
                                                      wide locations is administered by the Office of
                                                                                          Expenses    17

Admissions at Purdue’s West Lafayette cam-           the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes
pus. College of Technology Statewide locations       the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus
include:                                             life.
• Anderson                                               Purdue University views, evaluates, and
• Columbus                                           treats all persons in any University related
• Greensburg                                         activity or circumstance in which they may be
• Indianapolis                                       involved, solely as individuals on the basis of
• Kokomo                                             their own personal abilities, qualifications, and
• Lafayette                                          other relevant characteristics.
• New Albany                                             Purdue University prohibits discrimination
• Richmond                                           against any member of the University com-
• South Bend                                         munity on the basis of race, religion, color, sex,
• Vincennes                                          age, national origin or ancestry, marital status,
For more information about The Purdue Sys-           parental status, sexual orientation, disability, or
tem-wide campuses, visit and          status as a veteran. The University will conduct
click on “Purdue Across Indiana.”                    its programs, services and activities consistent
                                                     with applicable federal, state and local laws,
                                                     regulations and orders and in conformance with
Nondiscrimination Policy                             the procedures and limitations as set forth in
Statement                                            Executive Memorandum No. D-1 which pro-
                                                     vides specific contractual rights and remedies.
Purdue University is committed to maintain-          Additionally, the University promotes the full
ing a community which recognizes and values          realization of equal employment opportunity
the inherent worth and dignity of every person;      for women, minorities, persons with disabili-
fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and   ties and veterans through its affirmative action
mutual respect among its members; and encour-        program.
ages each individual to strive to reach his or her       Any questions or concerns regarding the
own potential. In pursuit of its goal of academic    Nondiscrimination Policy Statement shall be
excellence, the University seeks to develop and      referred to the Vice President for Ethics and
nurture diversity. The University believes that      Compliance for final determination.
diversity among its many members strengthens

The cost of attending Purdue University var-         It also allows deep-discount ticket prices for
ies, depending on a variety of factors, including    most Convocations-sponsored events and for
where a student chooses to live; travel expenses;    Intercollegiate Athletics contests with presenta-
food costs; enrollment in a special program;         tion of a student ID card.
date of entry; the college or school in which you        With payment of full fees, students have
are enrolled; etc. Basic minimum costs for the       access to the Purdue Student Health Center that
two-semester 2009–10 school year on the West         covers medical clinical office visits, nutrition
Lafayette campus are shown in the following          consultations, health education services, and a
table. Some academic programs may have addi-         limited number of sessions for psychological
tional fees. Contact the department if you have      counseling. Additional fees are charged for lab,
questions.                                           x-ray, urgent care, physical therapy, and other
    Full-time students are charged a general ser-    services.
vice fee, a technology fee, and a repair and             The technology fee is used to enhance stu-
rehabilitation fee. The general service fee          dent access to the campus networks, computer
provides students with access to a variety of        laboratories, and electronic access to informa-
services and privileges such as access to the        tion and databases. Technology fee funds are
Recreational Sports Center and the Boilermaker       used to equip classrooms with computer and
Aquatic Center for recreational sports activities.   video projection equipment.
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    The Repair and Rehabilitation fee is assessed         trar, will receive a 100 percent refund of all fees
to address maintenance funding for build-                 and tuition.
ings and infrastructure on campus, and funds
received from the fee will be dedicated to build-         Non-Title IV Aid
ing and infrastructural needs. The establishment          Students who withdraw during the first six
of the fee is a result of growing unfunded needs          weeks of a semester, with the recommendation
to address critical building and infrastructural          of the registrar, will receive a partial refund of
upkeep.                                                   the general service fee and tuition. More specifi-
    Miscellaneous personal expenses include               cally, the percentage of refund is determined as
such items as clothing, transportation, tele-             follows:
phone, newspapers and magazines, dry cleaning             Fall or Spring Semester
and laundry, entertainment, etc.                          1. Withdrawal during the first or second week,
                                                             80 percent refund
College of Technology Statewide                           2. Withdrawal during the third or fourth week,
Fees and Tuition                                             60 percent refund
                                                          3. Withdrawal during the fifth or sixth week, 40
Statewide students pay tuition on a per-credit-              percent refund
hour basis and fees vary depending on the                 No portion of the technology fees, repair and
location. Additional fees may include student             rehabilitation fees, or academic building facili-
activity, recreation facilities, and health fees.         ties fee will be refunded once classes begin.
Activity and other fees are assessed at each
location in accordance with the services avail-           Title IV Aid
able. Rates are subject to change without                 Once classes begin, refunds are prorated based on
published notice. Contact the specific statewide          the date of withdrawal from class(es). Refunds
location for a list of tuition and fees.                  are based on a diminishing scale through 60 per-
                                                          cent of the semester. Refunds are calculated on
Refunding of Fees and Tuition                             all fees and tuition.
Registered students who find it necessary to              Summer Modules
cancel their registration before the beginning of         Refunds for summer modules are proportionate
classes, upon the recommendation of the regis-            on the same basis as semester refunds.

                       2009–10 Estimated Costs West Lafayette Campus
                                 (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Items                                              Indiana Resident         Nonresident
Tuition/Fees                                               $8,638*†           $25,118*†
Room/Board                                                   8,710                8,710
Books/Supplies                                               1,220                1,220
Travel                                                          310                  480
Miscellaneous                                                1,760

     Total                                              $20,638               $37,288

* First-time students enrolled at the West Lafayette campus beginning in the Summer 2009 Session and
  thereafter pay these fees. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional students who were enrolled as degree-
  seeking students prior to the Summer 2009 Session may be eligible for lower fees based upon continuous
  enrollment. Please see the University Bursar’s Web site at for more information
  regarding rates.
† Your budget can vary, depending on your state of residence and the type of housing and academic program
  you select. Some programs have additional fees: Engineering, $1,000; Management, $1,274; Technology,
  $500; Flight, individual courses in the program have additional fees that can be reviewed at
  bursar or by contacting the Department of Aviation Technology. International students pay an additional $60
  per semester.
Rates and refund schedules are subject to change without published notice.
                                                                                Living Accommodations   19

Financial Aid
To ensure that all students have an opportunity       able from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday,
to obtain a college education regardless of their     Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, and from 1:00
financial circumstances, Purdue University,           to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday. Telephone counselors
through the Division of Financial Aid, adminis-       are available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mon-
ters a fourfold program of scholarships, grants,      day through Friday at (765) 494-0998. Com-
employment opportunities, and loans.                  puter access to student aid status is available at
    The Purdue University Division of Financial
Aid administers federal, state, and University
financial assistance programs. These programs         Resident Assistants
require students to have a high school diploma        University Residences has a plan whereby
or GED. Most types of aid also are based upon         graduate and undergraduate students who are at
financial need and satisfactory academic prog-        least 21 years of age can be hired as a resident
ress. Students must submit a Free Application         assistant (RA). An RA devotes approximately
for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at             20 hours each week to his or her duties in this to be considered for all types       capacity, with most of the time scheduled dur-
of financial aid. Students should apply early for     ing evenings and weekends. Compensation for
Purdue financial aid. Eligible FAFSAs submit-         an RA position includes reduced tuition, room
ted by March 1 will receive preference in the         and board, and a small stipend. Applications
awarding of aid.                                      and additional information for those interested
    Families are welcome to visit the campus to       in becoming a resident assistant can be found at
discuss the types of available aid and the appli-
cation procedure. Walk-in counselors are avail-

Living Accommodations
University housing facilities and programs are            Apply online at,
available to all students based on Purdue’s pol-      where you can fill out your housing application,
icy of equal opportunity regardless of national       choose your preferences, and sign your housing
origin, race, religion, color, or sexual orienta-     contract. The site also will prompt you to fill out
tion. It is the University’s desire and expectation   an online preference form, which will be used
that all others providing housing or services to      to assign your residence and match you with a
Purdue students will do so in a manner consis-        compatible roommate. If you want to live with a
tent with this policy. However, the University        friend, both you and your friend must rank your
does not approve or disapprove specific housing       residence preferences in the same order and
accommodations since it believes that the choice      request the other as a roommate.
of housing rests with you, the student.                   May 1 is the housing application deadline.
    As a Purdue student, you have a variety of        Because the University does not guarantee on-
choices when it comes to choosing your new            campus housing, it is important that students
home while attending school. You can live in          meet this deadline. Students who apply for hous-
one of 15 University Residences, a fraternity         ing after the May 1 deadline will be assigned to
or sorority house, cooperative housing, or in a       a residence if space is available. First-year stu-
privately operated facility within the local com-     dents are not required to live on campus.
munity.                                                   Students who apply and sign a housing con-
    Apply for on-campus housing as soon as            tract by May 1 will be assigned a random num-
you have a confirmed interest in attending Pur-       ber that will be used to establish priority for hall
due. You will need to pay a $100 nonrefund-           choice in the housing assignment process.
able housing application processing fee (not a        Changes to, or cancellation of, your housing
deposit).                                             contract may be made until 11:59 p.m., April 30.
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(Please remember to re-sign the contract if you        All University Residences contain gener-
have made a change to your housing prefer-         ous lounge space, recreation areas, kitchenettes,
ences.) Your housing contract becomes binding      study spaces, and post office facilities.
on May 1. As of that time, your contract can           As a student, you may choose from four
only be cancelled if you do not attend Purdue      meal plans consisting of 10, 12, 15, or 20 meal
University during the contract period.             swipes a week, as suits your lifestyle. Univer-
    Students requiring special accommodations      sity Residences offers students who are 19 years
should contact the University Residences Direc-    of age or older by August 21, 2009, the Boiler
tor’s Office at (765) 494-1000 to discuss their    Block Plan, consisting of a block of 246 meal
particular needs when their housing application    swipes. With this plan, you may use your meal
is submitted.                                      swipes as often as you wish. All meal plans
    The Office of the Dean of Students offers      include Dining Dollars, which may be used to
assistance to students seeking off-campus hous-    buy additional food items at University Resi-
ing. After being admitted, students should con-    dences’ Dining Services retail operations, such
tact the Office of the Dean of Students as early   as grills and mini-marts. You may eat at any
as possible to begin their search for off-campus   University Residences’ Dining Services facility
housing: visit, e-mail         by using your University ID card., or call (765)             Computer labs are available in McCutcheon,
494-7663.                                          Meredith, and Tarkington halls. In addition, two
                                                   computers and a public printer are available in
University Residences for                          every residence that does not have a computer
                                                   lab so residents are able to check e-mail and
Undergraduate Men and Women                        print documents as needed. Residents will have
University Residences provides accommoda-          ResNet, a high-speed Internet service, in their
tions for approximately 10,541 single under-       room without paying an additional fee.
graduate men and women.                                Room and board rates for the 2009–10
    The all-male residences include Cary Quad-     academic year vary from $6,906 to $14,204,
rangle, providing accommodations for 1,166         depending on your chosen meal plan option,
students, and Tarkington, providing space for      residence, and room size.
about 706 students.                                    Approximately 550 spaces in Hawkins Hall
    Seven University Residences — Earhart,         are reserved for assignment to older under-
Harrison, Hillenbrand, McCutcheon, Owen,           graduate students. Meal plans are not available
Shreve, and Wiley — house approximately 800        for residents of Hawkins Hall. Residents of
students each, and Meredith Hall accommo-          Hawkins may purchase either the Open Dining
dates 620 students. These are coeducational        Card or use BoilerExpress for dining in any
units with male and female students assigned to    University Residences dining facility. Accom-
separate areas of each building.                   modations in Hawkins Hall are on a room-only
    Duhme, Warren, Wood, and Vawter halls          basis. The cost for a room in Hawkins Hall for
comprise the all-women’s residences for the        the 2009–10 academic year ranges from $375
2009–10 academic year and are referred to as       to $696 a month depending on the type of room
Windsor Halls. Windsor Halls provide accom-        selected.
modations for 595 students.                            More than 1,000 spaces for single under-
    First Street Towers opened to Purdue sopho-    graduate students are available in Hilltop
mores, juniors, and seniors for the Fall 2009      Apartments. The apartments house two or three
Semester. Each of the main residential floors      students and are available for both single male
of First Street Towers contains two clusters       and female students. All normal policies and
of 22 single rooms with private baths, for 356     regulations of University Residences apply to
residents.                                         the apartments. Students living in the apart-
                                                   ments may choose a meal plan that allows
                                                   access to any University Residences Dining
                                                   Services facility, or they may choose a room-
                                                   only option. The room and board rate for the
                                                                               Living Accommodations   21

2009–10 academic year in Hilltop Apartments           Cooperatives
ranges from $8,940 to $10,866 a year depending
upon the apartment and meal plan selected.            Cooperative houses also provide housing for
    Rates quoted are subject to change as             students. These houses are large residences that
approved by the Board of Trustees and undoubt-        are owned and operated by 20 to 50 students.
edly will be somewhat higher during the 2010–         Seven women’s houses and five men’s houses
11 period of this publication.                        have been recognized officially by the Office of
    Visit for addi-            the Dean of Students, and each house has a live-
tional information.                                   out faculty or staff advisor.
                                                          Students in cooperative houses significantly
                                                      decrease their housing costs by contributing
Accommodations for                                    three to four hours of house duties a week.
Married Students/Families                             Residents of cooperatives pay an average of
Purdue Village provides students with families        $3,000 per academic year for room and board.
convenient housing within a one-mile walking          New members are selected by current members
distance of campus and is convenient to shopping      through a rush process each January.
and bus routes. The family apartments, operated           To obtain information about becoming a
by University Residences, are unfurnished and         cooperative member, contact the Office of the
equipped with a stove and refrigerator. There are     Dean of Students at (765) 494-1231 or at Schle-
one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments for            man Hall, Room 250; 475 Stadium Mall Drive;
families; the two-bedroom apartments include          West Lafayette, IN 47907-2050. Details are also
washers and dryers.                                   available at
    One-bedroom family apartment costs range              Students are expected to complete and return
from $582 to $597 a month. Two-bedroom units          application information by February 1 or earlier
range from $717 to $732 a month. Your rent            for membership the following fall semester.
payment covers all utilities, including local tele-
phone service and Boiler TV (cable). These            Fraternities and Sororities
rates are effective during the 2009–10 academic       Purdue has 46 fraternities and 24 sororities.
year and are subject to change as approved by         Most members live in chapter houses, and mem-
the Board of Trustees.                                bership is by invitation.
    Each apartment is equipped with a connec-             Sororities provide an opportunity in the fall
tion for the campus cable TV system as well as        for interested women students to join a chapter.
for the campus computing network. The apart-          Yearly costs for sororities range from $3,300 to
ments are not air-conditioned, but tenants may        $4,380. The average number of women living in
bring or purchase their own air-conditioning          a sorority is 88.
unit as long as it meets specified criteria, has          In the fall, the Interfraternity Council pro-
compatible voltage ratings, and the apartment’s       vides recruitment information through which
maintenance staff does the installation.              interested men can become acquainted with
    With more than 60 countries represented           the fraternity system. Open recruitment is con-
among the residents, Purdue Village is a global       ducted throughout the academic year. The aver-
community. Families have the benefit of plenty        age number of men belonging to a fraternity is
of yard space and playgrounds, and they can           72, and costs range from $2,000 to $3,500 a
take advantage of Purdue Village Preschool and        semester.
the English for Speakers of Other Languages               For additional information, contact the Office
(ESOL) Program.                                       of the Dean of Students; Purdue University;
    Visit for more             Schleman Hall, Room 250; 475 Stadium Mall
information about Purdue Village.                     Drive; West Lafayette, IN 47907-2050; or call
                                                      (765) 494-1232. Online information is available
22    Technology

Information Technology
The Office of the Vice President for Information       nanotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and health-
Technology is in charge of the integrated com-         care.
puting and telecommunications services on the              Distributed computing and grid computing
West Lafayette campus. The information tech-           are basic elements in the research computing
nology (IT) program, formally known by the             program. ITaP manages DiaGrid, which har-
acronym ITaP, serves Purdue students, faculty,         nesses tens of thousands of idle processors on
staff, and visitors to campus.                         and off campus for research and education pur-
    Computing services range from the very             poses. Through ITaP, Purdue also has access
visible computing laboratories that are located        to resources nationwide on the TeraGrid, the
throughout campus to the unseen but essential          National Science Foundation’s comprehensive
enterprise applications that facilitate the busi-      cyberinfrastructure for open scientific research,
ness of the University. Computing staff install,       education, and innovation. The optical fiber net-
maintain, operate, and repair computer equip-          work known as I-Light links Purdue’s West
ment. They provide such services as career             Lafayette campus to Indiana University and
accounts, e-mail, calendaring, directories, and        Indiana University-Purdue University India-
database administration.                               napolis (IUPUI) and joins computers at Purdue
    In addition to ITaP’s laboratory facilities, its   and Indiana into a virtual machine room with
instructional services include:                        teraflop capabilities.
1. The Blackboard and Banner course manage-                The Envision Center for Data Perceptualiza-
   ment system.                                        tion provides scientific visualization and multi-
2. Technology in the Classroom (TIC) sites.            media production services, including animation
3. Help in preparing multimedia materials to           creation and rendering and virtual environment
   enhance instruction.                                creation, along with computer-aided design,
4. Help in training students in particular soft-       haptic (touch and feel) interaction capabilities,
   ware applications for classroom assign-             large-scale data handling, and motion capture.
   ments.                                              The center provides access to, and training
5. Grants for innovative instructional projects        for, many popular commercial applications in
   including developing courses online using           those areas and can work with faculty mem-
   information technology.                             bers on grant applications and project manage-
6. The Digital Learning Collaboratory, a joint         ment needs. The center’s collaboration facilities
   project with the Purdue University Libraries.       accommodate on-site and remote participation
7. The Assistive Technology Center for those           from multiple locations using technologies such
   with special needs.                                 as Polycom, Access Grid, and Web 2.0 tech-
8. Web-based access to many software applica-          nologies.
   tions through Software Remote.                          ITaP also makes video production and audio-
ITaP also provides high-performance research           visual duplication facilities available as well as
computing equipment and services for faculty           satellite uplink and downlink capabilities and
through its Rosen Center for Advanced Comput-          broadcast and network services.
ing. Multiple Linux clusters, an SGI Altix 4700,           ITaP implements and manages campus-wide
and a SiCortex 5832 serve intensive computa-           networks for data and voice communication,
tional needs ranging from engineering and phys-        improves the security of the data that crosses
ics simulations and models to computational            these networks, and promotes the preservation
biology and chemistry. Support for researchers         of personal information security and privacy
includes partnership on grant proposals; consult-      for all people at Purdue. Telecommunications
ing and collaboration on solutions for projects        services provided by ITaP range from basic
needing advanced computations; management              phone services for campus offices and student
and storage of large data sets; and development        residences to telephone operator services and
of scientific applications, community tools, and       wireless connectivity in the common areas of
science gateways. The HUBzero platform pro-            buildings throughout the campus. ITaP supports
vides Web-based cyberinfrastructure for educa-         the infrastructure that links campus buildings by
tion and research and supports simulation and          optical fiber and provides Internet access.
modeling in a variety of disciplines, including
                                                                                          Libraries   23

   ITaP negotiates contracts and licenses for        Union, Room 157. Information also is available
mass purchases of informational technology           from
equipment and licenses for software used by              ITaP offers courses and one-on-one con-
University personnel. As an additional service,      sulting on computing and telecommunications,
ITaP has negotiated significant discounts for        from selecting phone systems to basic use of
faculty, staff, and students on personal pur-        Microsoft office applications, programming,
chases of hardware available through the Web         visualization, instructional media, e-learning,
and also for software media sold on campus.          and research techniques.
The hardware discounts also are available to             For additional information, please consult
Purdue alumni. Demonstration computer hard-, call (765) 494-4000, or
ware is displayed at ITaP Shopping Offline in        visit the ITaP Customer Service Center in Stew-
Stewart Center, Room G65. Software is sold at        art Center, Room G65; 128 Memorial Mall;
the BoilerCopyMaker in the Purdue Memorial           West Lafayette, IN 47907-2034.

The University Libraries system on the West          Ball State University, and Indiana State Univer-
Lafayette Campus includes 11 subject-oriented        sity also are available to Purdue students and
libraries, the Hicks Undergraduate Library, and      faculty under cooperative agreements. Individu-
the Karnes Archives and Special Collections          als who wish to use these facilities are encour-
Research Center. The Libraries Web site at www.      aged to contact Circulation Services via e-mail is the Libraries gateway to infor-    to or by phone, (765)
mation services. Libraries faculty and staff pro-    494-0369.
vide assistance in person and through www.lib.           The John W. Hicks Undergraduate Library; this includes help in gaining    may serve many of a student’s library needs,
access to national and international information.    particularly during the first two years at Purdue.
Information about individual libraries can be        Here students will find assistance in locating
found under “Libraries and Units” at www.lib.        information needed for papers and speeches                                along with an extensive collection of reserve
    The Libraries offer 2.8 million printed vol-     books for course assignments. A 24-hour study
umes and electronic books, 40,000 electronic         lounge and the Undergrounds Coffee Shop are
and print journals, more than 500 electronic         located in the Hicks Undergraduate Library.
databases, 3.1 million microforms, and access to         The Digital Learning Collaboratory (DLC)
federal government publications and patents that     is located in Hicks Undergraduate Library. It
are received on a depository basis. Local library    is a joint initiative of the Purdue Libraries and
resources are supplemented by the 4 million          Information Technology at Purdue. The DLC
items of research materials held by the Center       supports student learning through access to
for Research Libraries in Chicago, which             state-of-the-art hardware and software for cre-
includes 7,000 rarely held serial titles. Through    ating multimedia projects in individual, group
Purdue’s membership in the center, faculty and       work, and instructional settings. It facilitates
graduate students are assured of fast access to      the integration of information and technology
this material through the Interlibrary Loan Office   literacy into the undergraduate curriculum.
in the Humanities, Social Science, and Educa-            Additional Libraries facts and figures can be
tion (HSSE) Library in Stewart Center.               found within Purdue’s Data Digest available at
    The library collections and services of the
Big Ten libraries, the University of Chicago,
24    Technology

Study Abroad
The Office of Programs for Study Abroad is           earn Purdue grades and credits, so those who
dedicated to internationalizing Purdue by help-      study abroad can graduate in the normal length
ing as many students as possible have overseas       of time. Most of the financial aid that covers
experiences that enrich lives, enhance academic      Purdue expenses can also be applied to study
experiences, and increase career potential.          abroad, and more financial aid specifically for
The office helps students overcome academic,         study abroad has been available in recent years.
financial, or personal concerns that might pre-         Students who have taken part in study abroad
vent them from going abroad, and is especially       often describe their experiences as “life chang-
devoted to removing obstacles for first-time         ing,” “eye opening,” and “the best choice I ever
travelers.                                           made.”
    Purdue offers more than 200 study abroad            Students should begin their international
and internship programs in dozens of countries,      exploration either online at www.studyabroad.
lasting from a week to a year, for all majors., by calling (765) 494-2383, or by
Most programs do not require foreign language        contacting The Office of Programs for Study
skills. Program costs vary, but many are compa-      Abroad; Young Hall, Room 105; 302 Wood
rable to the cost of studying at Purdue (with the    Street; West Lafayette, IN 47907-2108.
exception of the travel expense). Participants

Student Services
Counseling                                           vocational choice, campus activities, scholastic
                                                     concerns, multicultural programs, assistance for
Counseling is done in the various departments        students with disabilities, home and community
within the College of Technology. After being        relationships, and coping strategies.
admitted, you will be assigned to an academic            Other campus services for students include
advisor who will work closely with you through-      the Counseling and Guidance Center, Coun-
out your years on campus. The advisor will help      seling and Psychological Services, Financial
you select courses and provide information about     Advising Service, International Students and
employment opportunities.                            Scholars, Learning Center, Marriage and Family
    The counseling offices for the different Col-    Therapy Center, Steer Audiology and Speech-
lege of Technology programs are located within       Language Center, Student Health Center, and
the various departments. Aviation Technology         Writing Lab.
advisors are located in the aviation facilities at
the Purdue University Airport. Organizational
Leadership advisors are located in Young Hall.
                                                     Services for Students with
All other advising offices are located in Knoy       Disabilities
Hall.                                                Services for students with disabilities (physical,
    College of Technology statewide advisors         mental, and learning disabilities) are provided
are located within administrative services at        through the Disability Resource Center of the
each location.                                       Office of the Dean of Students. Services vary
    Mature and qualified faculty and staff, grad-    according to the needs of students. They include
uate students, and older undergraduate students      interpreters, readers, note-taking assistance,
are employed on the University Residences            accessible class scheduling, parking permits,
counseling staffs and live in the halls to assist    and help working with professors. For further
students with personal and scholastic problems.      information, contact the Office of the Dean of
    The Office of the Dean of Students is staffed    Students. The Web site is
by professionally trained counselors who pro-        drc. The general office number is (765) 494-
vide personal, educational, and career counsel-      1747, and the TDD number for people with hear-
ing. They can, for example, offer assistance or      ing or speech impairments is (765) 494-1247.
refer you to specialized help in such areas as
                                                                                     Student Services   25

College of Education Academic                          professional goals. This includes a 24-worksta-
                                                       tion computing facility, software and equipment
Services                                               checkout, and an e-Portfolio development site.
The College of Education’s Academic Services           The TRC also serves as a textbook review site
Unit offers several types of assistance important      for annual state textbook adoption services. See
to students enrolled in teacher education pro-
grams. At Purdue, students in teacher education
programs are academic majors in the colleges           Center for Career Opportunities
of Agriculture, Consumer and Family Sciences,
Education, Liberal Arts, Science, and Technol-         The staff of the campus-wide Center for Career
ogy. The College of Education offers majors in         Opportunities assists students and alumni with
the fields of elementary education, social studies     their career-related employment search. Coun-
education, and special education. The Academic         seling, guidance, and a wide variety of job
Services Unit within the College of Education          search services related to internships and full-
assists all students in teacher education, regard-     time employment are available.
less of the college in which their major is housed,        The center maintains contacts with many
by providing the following specialized services:       industrial and business organizations as well
admission and retention, field experiences, and        as with governmental and nonprofit agencies.
licensure.                                             Interviews with employer representatives can be
    The Office of Professional Preparation             requested, and current openings for internships
and Licensure processes students’ applications         or full-time positions can be explored. For more
for all teacher education programs, provides           information, refer to the center’s home page at
information about programs available at Purdue,
and monitors students’ progress for retention
within programs. As a student, you should be           For Further Information
aware that admission to the Purdue University
Teacher Education Programs is a separate and           University Regulations. The University Regu-
distinct step beyond admission to the University       lations publication will provide details about
and that the standards for admission to, and           academic, conduct, and student organization
retention in, teacher preparation programs are         policies and procedures. You can access the Web
higher than those required to remain in good           site at Printed copies
standing within the University. This office            are available from Purdue Marketing and Media;
also provides explanation and interpretation of        South Campus Courts, Building D; 507 Harrison
teacher licensing requirements. Students who           Street; West Lafayette, IN 47907-2025; (765)
have completed teacher education programs are          494-2034.
evaluated and recommended for licenses. This
office maintains licensing records and provides        Graduation Rates. Graduation rates for the
accreditation support.                                 West Lafayette campus are available by contact-
    See for additional            ing the Office of Enrollment Management, Anal-
information.                                           ysis, and Reporting; Schleman Hall; 475 Stadium
    The Office of Field Experiences coordinates        Mall Drive; West Lafayette, IN 47907-2050;
all placements in area schools in order to provide     (765) 494-0292; enrollmentmanagement@
students with the early field experiences and stu- These rates are calculated and made
dent teaching experiences required in all teacher      available as required by the Student Right-to-
education programs.                                    Know and Campus Security Act.
    See for          Safety. The University strives to provide a safe
more information.                                      and secure environment for students, staff, and
                                                       visitors. The University distributes an annual
The Technology Resources Center                        security report containing campus crime statis-
                                                       tics and information relating to campus safety
The Technology Resources Center (TRC) pro-             and security policies and programs. The report is
vides curricular materials, instructional resources,   available on the Web at
and technology support and service for educators.      A paper copy may be requested by calling (765)
It assists students, pre-service teachers, faculty,    494-8221 or contacting the Purdue University
and staff to ensure that they possess the neces-       Police Department; Terry House; 205 S. Intra-
sary skills to use technology in support of their      mural Drive; Purdue University; West Lafayette,
                                                       IN 47907-1971.
26    Technology

College of Technology Degrees and Specialized Service Programs
Science and technology range from extremely              In addition, there are a number of 3+2
simple to highly complex and abstract activi-        M.S. degree options available. The college
ties — at one extreme, the “professionals”; at       also offers an innovative cohort-based Week-
the other, the mechanics, drafters, and service      end Master’s Degree Program through the
personnel. Within this broad spectrum, the edu-      academic departments and through the Cen-
cational backgrounds include doctoral degrees,       ter for Professional Studies in Technology
master’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and            and Applied Research (ProSTAR). These
associate degrees at the university level as         programs have the same credit hour and core
well as certificates and diplomas from other         course requirements as the conventional mas-
post-high-school educational and training            ter’s program, but the majority of instruction is
institutions.                                        delivered via distance education. Participating
                                                     students take a predetermined set of courses
Doctoral (Ph.D.) Degree                              over a specific time frame by attending special
                                                     weekend sessions three times each semester.
Ph.D. advisors, working with each degree appli-          Graduate students take general and profes-
cant, will consider all prior graduate coursework    sional courses in technology as well as courses
accepted for transfer into the program while         from other schools and colleges at Purdue
developing the plan of study.                        University, including the College of Engineering,
    In addition to a technology focus, each plan     College of Education, and Krannert School of
of study must include a solid discovery founda-      Management. The programs offer the opportu-
tion sequence of cognate research courses to add     nity to pursue advanced work in the various dis-
depth and a second discipline’s perspective to       ciplines offered by departments in the College of
the student’s research and/or professional goal-     Technology. These include:
related field. A dissertation will serve as both a       • Aviation Technology
culminating synthesis experience and as a visible        • Building Construction Management
demonstration of performance and scholarship.              Technology
                                                         • Computer and Information Technology
Master of Science (M.S.) Degree                          • Computer Graphics Technology
                                                         • Electrical Engineering Technology
Building on a tradition of excellence in gradu-          • Engineering/Technology Teacher Education
ate education, the College of Technology offers          • Industrial Technology
graduate instruction leading to master of science        • Manufacturing Engineering
and doctoral degrees. Emphases encompassing                Technology
each of the college’s departments and special-           • Mechanical Engineering Technology
izations are available to meet scholarly, pro-           • Organizational Leadership and
fessional, and personal goals. Graduate study              Supervision
options are available within all College of Tech-    For additional details about the College of Tech-
nology disciplines.                                  nology’s graduate programs, contact the Gradu-
    The thesis master of science degree program      ate Office in the College of Technology or consult
provides educational opportunities in adult          Purdue University’s Graduate School Web site at
education, instructional development, curricu-
lum design, and education administration, and
advanced professional practice, with a major
concentration in technology or technology edu-       Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree
cation.                                              The bachelor of science (B.S.) degree offered
    The non-thesis, directed project master’s        by Purdue’s College of Technology is awarded
degree program provides an opportunity for           after four years of university-level study in
individualized professional development stud-        an applied scientific field. A B.S. degree in
ies in technology, engineering technology, and       technology prepares graduates for entry-level
technology education. The program prepares           positions such as managers, supervisors, engi-
graduates for leadership positions in industry       neering technologists, administrators, graphics
and education.                                       specialists, analysts, system developers, produc-
                                              College of Technology Degrees and Specialized Service Programs   27

tion planners, and manufacturing specialists.           Admissions Requirements
Students possess excellent problem-solving
abilities, highly developed communications              Applicants for admission to the two-year, add-
skills, exceptional organizational skills, and the      on programs leading to a B.S. degree in avia-
ability to understand complex systems. Thirteen         tion, computer graphics, construction, electrical,
B.S. options are available to qualified students:       and mechanical technologies must have earned
    • Aeronautical Engineering Technology               an A.S. degree or equivalent in one of these
    • Aviation Management                               fields. Additionally, students in computer graph-
    • Building Construction Management                  ics technology must be eligible for admission to
      Technology                                        the professional level of the curriculum. Trans-
    • Computer and Information Technology               fer students will be admitted to Purdue Univer-
    • Computer Graphics Technology                      sity according to standard procedures.
    • Electrical Engineering Technology                     Students transferring from other institutions
    • Engineering/Technology Teacher                    must complete at least 32 semester credit hours
      Education                                         of coursework in residence in the third and
    • Industrial Distribution                           fourth year of the B.S. degree program
    • Industrial Technology
    • Manufacturing Engineering                         Specialized Service Programs
                                                        The College of Technology cooperates with
    • Mechanical Engineering Technology
                                                        individual industries or communities in the
    • Organizational Leadership and
                                                        development and operation of specialized train-
                                                        ing programs. Such programs normally operate
    • Professional Flight Technology
                                                        on a regular fee basis but frequently are orga-
                                                        nized at the request of a particular industry on a
Associate of Science (A.S.)                             contract basis.
Degree                                                      Since such specialized programs are usually
                                                        restricted to a single location and serve a special
The associate of science (A.S.) degree offered          need, they are not described in this general cata-
by Purdue’s College of Technology is awarded            log and may differ to some extent in entrance
after two years of university-level study in an         requirements, fees, advanced standing provi-
applied scientific field. Graduates of such pro-        sion, and other details from the general fields of
grams are often called technicians. Ten two-year        study described in this catalog. Included in these
programs leading to an A.S. degree are offered at       specialized programs are industrial programs
the West Lafayette campus. The programs are:            in cooperation with local industry, primarily
    • Aeronautical Technology                           designed for upgrading technical employees.
    • Aviation Flight Technology                            Inquiries should be sent to the director of
    • Aviation Management                               the Continuing Education Administration or the
    • Building Construction Management                  dean of the College of Technology on the West
      Technology                                        Lafayette campus. At other College of Technol-
    • Computer Graphics Technology                      ogy statewide locations, inquiries should be sent
    • Electrical Engineering Technology                 to the director of the respective location.
    • Industrial Technology
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
    • Mechanical Engineering Technology
    • Organizational Leadership and
28   Technology

The following abbreviations of subject fields      MA—Mathematics
are used in the “Plans of Study” section of this   MET—Mechanical Engineering Technology
catalog. Alphabetization is according to abbre-    MFET—Manufacturing Engineering
viation.                                             Technology
AAE—Aeronautics and Astronautics
                                                   OBHR—Organizational Behavior and Human
AGEC—Agricultural Economics
                                                     Resource Management
AT—Aviation Technology
                                                   OLS—Organizational Leadership and
BCM—Building Construction Management
CGT—Computer Graphics Technology
CIT—Computer and Information Technology
CNIT—Computer and Information
CS—Computer Sciences
EAS—Earth and Atmospheric Sciences                 Definitions
ECET—Electrical and Computer Engineering           Free Elective: any course for which the Uni-
  Technology                                       versity gives academic credit. Plan may specify
ECON—Economics                                     area in which elective must be taken rather than
EDCI—Educational Curriculum and                    “free.”
  Instruction                                      Technical Elective: course related to student’s
EDPS—Psycho-Educational Studies                    career goals.
EDST—Educational Leadership and Cultural           Selective: specific courses in a discipline
  Foundations                                      approved by the individual department.
ENGL—English                                       Sequence: two or more courses in the same dis-
ENTM—Entomology                                    cipline, taken in sequence.
IET—Industrial Engineering Technology
IT—Industrial Technology
                                                                                     Plans of Study   29

Plans of Study
Typical degree programs for students in the          to the bachelor of science (B.S.) degree, and
College of Technology are described under            certificate programs.
the departments on the following pages. Plans           In this section of the catalog, figures within
of study are listed for students in two-year         parentheses, e.g., (3), are credit hours unless
programs leading to the associate of science         designated otherwise.
(A.S.) degree, four-year programs leading

Department of Aviation Technology
The aviation and aerospace industries offer a        The baccalaureate degree programs in aeronau-
multitude of dynamic and exciting careers for        tical engineering technology, aviation manage-
persons who have the required technical educa-       ment, and flight technology are accredited by
tion. The Department of Aviation Technology          the Aviation Accreditation Board International.
provides students with the knowledge and skills          During the B.S. program, students can pre-
required for successful and rewarding careers in     pare themselves for many aviation and avia-
aviation.                                            tion-related careers. The curriculum is flexible
    Career-oriented programs are available in        and allows the student to select an existing
aviation administration, flight, and aeronautical    study option or build a plan of study in keep-
engineering technology areas of concentration.       ing with his or her career objectives. Ample
Students in each of these curricula begin their      time is provided for in-depth training in aviation
studies in an associate degree program and may       core courses. In addition, 9-15 credit hours of
continue work in a related specialty area that       specialty electives, much like a minor, can be
leads to the B.S. degree.                            devoted to aviation or non-aviation courses in
    The B.S. program in aviation technology is       an area selected by the student. Individualized
open to students who have completed one of the       plans of study and specialized sequences of
aviation technology associate degree programs        courses must be approved by the Aviation Tech-
or who have equivalent technical education           nology Curriculum Subcommittee.
from another college or university. Because the
aviation and aerospace industries are becoming       College of Technology Statewide
increasingly complex and specialized, the avia-      The College of Technology statewide deliv-
tion technology B.S. degree program combines         ers programs in aviation technology at the
in-depth instruction in technical specialties with   Aviation Technology Center located at the India-
a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary courses.       napolis International Airport.

Aeronautical Engineering Technology (A.S. and B.S.)

Aeronautical technologists are responsible for       of study that includes laboratory classes in air-
the development of manufacturing and repair          craft design, maintenance, and manufacturing.
strategies for modern aerospace vehicles. They       Course concentrations include fundamentals
help design, test, and build structures for new      of aircraft science, electrical systems, aircraft
aircraft. They also are responsible for the manu-    materials and production processes, aircraft pro-
facturer’s support of production aircraft. This      pulsion systems, and aircraft construction. In
includes field modification, product support, and    addition, students take courses such as algebra
accident investigation. The aeronautical technol-    and trigonometry, calculus, physics, and English
ogy program is an academically-oriented plan         composition.
30    Technology

Aviation Technology (A.S.)
Credit Hours Required for Associate Degree: 63
Freshman Year
First Semester                                              Second Semester
  (1) AT 10000 (Introduction to Aviation Technology)          (4) AT 10800 (Aircraft Materials)
  (3) AT 10500 (Basic Aircraft Electrical Theory) or          (3) AT 20700 (Introduction to Aircraft Systems)
      (4) ECET 10700 (Introduction To Circuit Analysis)       (4) AT 26200 (Basic Aircraft Powerplant
  (3) AT 10600 (Basic Aircraft Science)                           Technology)
  (2) CGT 16300 (Introduction to Graphics for                 (4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition) or
      Manufacturing)                                              (3) ENGL 10800 (Accelerated First-Year
  (5) MA 15900 (Precalculus)                                      Composition)
                                                              (3) MA 22100 (Calculus for Technology I)
(14-15)                                                     (17-18)
Sophomore Year
Third Semester                                              Fourth Semester
  (3) AT 20800 (Aircraft Materials II)                         (4) AT 26500 (Aircraft Electrical Systems) or
  (3) AT 26700 (Fixed and Rotary Wing Assemblies)                  (3) ECET 10900 (Digital Fundamentals)
  (3) AT 27200 (Introduction To Composite Technology)          (3) AT 27100 (Powerplant Propulsion Systems)
  (4) PHYS 21800 (General Physics)                             (3) AT 27800 (Nondestructive Testing For Aircraft)
  (3) ECON 21000 (Principles of Economics) or                  (3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech
      ECON 25100 (Microeconomics)                                  Communication)
(16)                                                           (3) PSY 12000 (Elementary Psychology)

Aviation Technology: Aeronautical Concentration (B.S.)
Credit Hours Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 124
Junior Year
Fifth Semester                                              Sixth Semester
  (3) AT 30000 (Global Aviation Systems)                      (3) AT 30800 (Aircraft Materials Processes)
  (3) AT 30700 (Advanced Aircraft Systems)                    (4) AT 33500 (Avionics Systems)
  (3) AT 36300 (Fundamentals of Powerplant Systems)           (3) AT 37000 (Advanced Aircraft Powerplants)
  (1) AT 40000 (Aviation Professional Issues)                 (3) AT 37600 (Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine
  (3) STAT 30100 (Elementary Statistical Methods)                 Technology I)
  (3) English selective                                       (3) AT 38500 (Design Support Analysis)
(16)                                                        (16)

Senior Year
Seventh Semester                                            Eighth Semester
  (3) AT 37200 (Aircraft Maintenance Practices)               (3) AT 40200 (Aircraft Airworthiness Assurance)
  (3) AT 40800 (Advanced Aircraft Manufacturing               (3) AT 49700 (Applied Research Project)
      Processes)                                              (3) POL 10100 (American Government and
  (4) AT 44500 (Aircraft Electronics)                             Politics) or POL 13000 (Introduction to
  (3) AT 47600 (Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine                       International Relations)
      Technology II)                                          (3) Management or OLS selective
  (1) AT 49600 (Applied Research Proposal)                    (3) Technical communication selective
(14)                                                          (–) Globalization requirement*

* Globalization: Due to the international nature of the aviation industry, all B.S. degree students must complete
  a globalization requirement using one of the following options: 1) Complete any University-sponsored study
  abroad program lasting at least seven days; 2) complete an internship or approved international research
  project that involves at least seven days of international travel; 3) provide documentation of having lived/
  traveled outside the United States for at least 15 days after a student’s 12th birthday; or 4) complete or place
  out of the Level IV course in any foreign language.
                                                                                  Aviation Technology/Plans    31

Aviation Management (A.S. and B.S.)
The aviation management program is designed                    Graduates of the first two years of the avia-
for students who are seeking careers in air                tion management program receive an associate
traffic control, airport management, or airline            of science degree and are qualified to assist
operations. Students in this curriculum study air-         in the operation of airports and airport service
craft systems, principles of flight, and basic air-        industries. This includes aircraft sales, passen-
craft science. They also take courses in air traffic       ger service, or airport operations.
control, aviation law, airport management, and
air transportation, in addition to a number of
general education courses.

Aviation Management Technology (A.S.)
Credit Hours Required for Associate Degree: 62
First Semester                                             Second Semester
 (1) AT 10000 (Introduction to Aviation Technology)          (4) AT 14400 (Fundamentals of Flight Lectures)
 (3) AT 10600 (Basic Aircraft Science)                       (4) AT 18700 (Aircraft Propulsion and Operating
 (5) MA 15900 (Precalculus)                                      Systems)
 (3) ENGL 10600 (English Composition)                        (3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech
 (3) POL 10100 (American Government and Politics) or             Communication)
     POL 13000 (Introduction to International Relations)     (3) MA 22100 (Calculus for Technology I) or
                                                                 MA 22300 (Introductory Analysis I)
                                                             (3) PSY 12000 (Elementary Psychology)
(15)                                                       (17)
Sophomore Year
Third Semester                                             Fourth Semester
  (3) AT 23300 (Ethics and Aviation)                         (3) AT 28500 (ATC Procedures and Weather)
  (3) AT 25800 (Air Transportation)                          (3) ECON 25200 (Macroeconomics)
  (3) ECON 25100 (Microeconomics)                            (3) MGMT 20000 (Introductory Accounting)
  (3) OLS 25200 (Human Behavior in Organizations)            (3) OLS 27400 (Elements of Supervision)
  (3) PHYS 21400 (The Nature of Physics)                     (3) Free elective
(15)                                                       (15)

Upon completion of the first two years of this                 The administration option is designed for
program, an associate of science degree in avia-           students seeking a career in airline operations,
tion management is awarded.                                airport administration, or aviation marketing.
    Graduates of the A.S. degree program in avi-           Students choosing this option continue their
ation management who wish to pursue a bach-                studies in accounting, industrial organization,
elor of science degree will receive additional             marketing, business law, and aviation adminis-
specialized instruction in accounting, supervi-            tration. They also take courses in business writ-
sion, and economics.                                       ing and communication.
32     Technology

Aviation Management Technology (B.S.)
Credit Hours Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 124
Junior Year
Fifth Semester                                               Sixth Semester
  (3) AT 30000 (Aviation Infrastructure)                      (3) AT 38100 (Aviation Security)
  (1) AT 40000 (Aviation Professional Issues)                 (3) MGMT 32300 (Introduction To Market
  (3) MGMT 20100 (Management Accounting I)                        Analysis) or MGMT 32400 (Marketing
  (3) STAT 30100 (Elementary Statistical Methods)                 Management)
  (3) Aviation management selective                           (3) OLS 37500 (Training for Supervisors)
  (3) English selective                                       (6) Aviation management selectives
(16)                                                        (15)

Senior Year
Seventh Semester                                            Eighth Semester
  (3) AT 41200 (Aviation Finance)                              (3) AT 47500 (Aviation Law)
  (3) AT 48100 (Aviation Safety Problems)                      (3) COM 32500 (Interviewing: Principles and
  (3) MGMT 45500 (Legal Background for Business I)                 Practice)
  (3) Aviation management selective                            (3) Aviation management capstone (AT 43800,
  (3) Technical communication selective                            AT 45100, or AT 47900)
  (3) Free elective                                            (3) Aviation management selective
                                                               (3) Free elective
                                                               (–) Globalization requirement*
(16)                                                         (15)

Aviation Flight Technology (A.S.)
General aviation pilots are responsible for the                 Before final acceptance, applicants for this
safe, efficient operation of their aircraft. Their          program must present evidence that they have
responsibilities include flight planning, evalu-            satisfactorily completed a Federal Aviation
ating weather conditions, performing preflight              Administration (FAA) first-class or second-
systems checks, navigating, and providing for               class medical examination. Students who are
passenger needs, in addition to flying the air-             contemplating continuing in the professional
craft. They may be involved in flying as a flight           flight program are urged to obtain a first-class
instructor, as a charter or air taxi pilot, or as an        medical certificate.
executive pilot for a corporation. The aviation                 Enrollment for this program is limited. Com-
flight technology curriculum is a progression of            pleted applications for freshman entry must be
study directed toward training a student in pri-            received by November 15 to be eligible for
mary, advanced, and instrument flight. This cur-            consideration for the following fall classes.
riculum is integrated with two years of college             Transfer applications for those at the junior-
general studies. A special fee is associated with           year level must be received by the first of June
each flight and ground pilot trainer course. At the         preceding the fall semester, during which an
conclusion of the program, students receive the             upper-division student would begin.
A.S. degree.

* Globalization: Due to the international nature of the aviation industry, all B.S. degree students must complete
  a globalization requirement using one of the following options: 1) Complete any University-sponsored study
  abroad program lasting at least seven days; 2) complete an internship or approved international research
  project that involves at least seven days of international travel; 3) provide documentation of having lived/
  traveled outside the United States for at least 15 days after a student’s 12th birthday; or 4) complete or place
  out of the Level IV course in any foreign language.
                                                                                  Aviation Technology/Plans   33

Aviation Flight Technology (A.S.)
Credit Hours Required for Associate Degree: 62
Freshman Year
First Semester                                 Second Semester
 (1) AT 10000 (Introduction to Aviation Technology)          (3) AT 12100 (Aircraft Powerplants for Flight Crew)
 (4) AT 14400 (Fundamentals of Flight Lectures)              (2) AT 23100 (Human Factors for Flight)
 (2) AT 14500 (Private Pilot Flight)                         (2) AT 24300 (Commercial Flight I)
 (3) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition) or                  (3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech
     ENGL 10800 (Accelerated First-Year Composition)             Communication)
 (5) MA 15900 (Precalculus)                                  (3) MA 22100 (Calculus For Technology I) or
                                                                 MA 22300 (Introductory Analysis I)
                                                             (3) POL 10100 (American Government and Politics)
                                                                 or POL 13000 (Introduction to International
(15)                                                       (16)
Abbreviated Summer Session*
 (1) AT 24500 (Cross-Country Flight)

Sophomore Year
Third Semester                                             Fourth Semester
  (1) AT 21000 (Ground Trainer I)                           (1) AT 21100 (Ground Trainer II)
  (3) AT 24100 (Aircraft Systems for Flight Crews)          (2) AT 25300 (Instrument Flight)
  (2) AT 24800 (Commercial Flight II)                       (4) AT 25400 (Commercial Flight Lectures)
  (4) AT 24900 (Instrument Flight Lectures)                 (3) STAT 31000 (Elementary Statistical Methods)
  (3) ECON 21000 (Principles Of Economics) or               (4) Physics selective
      ECON 25100 (Microeconomics)
  (3) PSY 12000 (Elementary Psychology)
(16)                                                      (14)

Students who have completed the A.S. curricu-                 • An FAA medical certificate valid for at
lum in aviation flight technology or its equiva-                least second-class privileges.
lent may be admitted to the professional flight               • A minimum cumulative (not semester)
technology B.S. degree program.                                 grade point average of 2.5 out of 4.0 in all
Criteria Necessary to Become a Junior in                      • A minimum cumulative (not semester)
Professional Flight                                             grade point average of 2.5 out of 4.0 in all
The flight faculty has established minimum stan-                AT coursework.
dards for sophomores to continue into the junior              • All AT coursework within the first two
year. In general, students:                                     years of the flight curriculum must be taken
   • Must have at least 30 hours of non-                        as graded — the pass/not-pass option is not
     aviation, collegiate-level coursework                      allowed.
     applicable to the Professional Flight                    • All U.S. citizens must have a valid U.S.
     Plan of Study taken at Purdue or directly                  Passport.
     transferable to Purdue.                              Note: Non-flight majors wishing to transfer into
   • An unrestricted U.S. FAA Commercial                  the professional flight option as juniors must also
     Pilot Certificate, single-engine land.               meet these requirements and are accepted on a
   • An unrestricted U.S. FAA Instrument                  space available, academically competitive basis.

* All students who enter without a private pilot certificate must attend one abbreviated summer session in the
  aviation flight technology program. AT 24500 typically is taken during a summer session or independently with
  departmental permission.
34     Technology

Aviation Technology: Professional Flight Technology Option (B.S.)
Credit Hours Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 124
Junior Year
Fifth Semester                                              Sixth Semester
 (3) AT 30000 (Aviation Infrastructure)                       (2) AT 30100 (Crew Resource Management)
 (2) AT 32100 (Transport Aircraft Operations Lecture I)       (2) AT 32200 (Transport Aircraft Operations
 (1) AT 32300 (Transport Aircraft Operations Lab I)               Lecture II)
 (1) AT 35300 (Multi-Engine Flight)                           (1) AT 32400 (Transport Aircraft Operations Lab II)
 (2) AT 35400 (Turbine Flight Operations Lecture)             (3) AT 32700 (Advanced Transport Flight
 (4) AT 35500 (Transport Aircraft Systems and                     Operations)
     Operations I)                                            (2) AT 35600 (Turbine Flight Operations Lab I)
 (4) Physics selective                                        (2) AT 38400 (Transport Aircraft Systems and
                                                                  Operations II)
                                                              (3) EAS 32500 (Aviation Meteorology)
(17)                                                        (15)
Senior Year
Seventh Semester                                            Eighth Semester
  (1) AT 40000 (Aviation Professional Issues)               (1) AT 46600 (Transport Aircraft Operations
  (2) AT 41600 (Airline Indoctrination)                         Lecture IV)
  (1) AT 46500 (Transport Aircraft Operations Lecture III) (1) AT 46800 (Transport Aircraft Operations Lab IV)
  (1) AT 46700 (Transport Aircraft Operations Lab III)      (3) AT 49700 (Applied Research Project)
  (1) AT 49600 (Applied Research Proposal)                  (3) English/communication selective
  (3) Organizational leadership/management selective        (6) Professional flight selectives
  (3) Professional flight selective                         (1) Elective
  (3) Technical communications selective                    (–) Globalization requirement*
(15)                                                      (15)

Flight Instruction Courses                                  Physical Examination. A beginning student must
The Department of Aviation Technology offers                make arrangements for a flight physical examina-
a number of flight and ground support courses               tion. This examination must be administered by
at the West Lafayette campus. Students in the               an approved FAA medical examiner. A listing
University, with the approval of their advisors             of approved examiners is available in the flight
and the aviation flight technology section, are             instruction office at the Purdue University Air-
eligible to enroll in these courses. University             port. Students in advanced courses offering flight
staff members also are eligible for enrollment.             training must possess a second-class medical cer-
Registration in these courses is subject to limi-           tificate dated within the preceding 12 calendar
tations imposed by the availability of flight and           months; students taking private pilot courses are
simulator equipment and will be conducted on a              required to hold a third-class medical certificate
first-come, first-served basis.                             (or higher) issued within the preceding 24 calen-
                                                            dar months. These physical examinations must be
                                                            completed before enrollment.

* Globalization: Due to the international nature of the aviation industry, all B.S. degree students must complete
  a globalization requirement using one of the following options: 1) Complete any University-sponsored study
  abroad program lasting at least seven days; 2) complete an internship or approved international research
  project that involves at least seven days of international travel; 3) provide documentation of having lived/
  traveled outside the United States for at least 15 days after a student’s 12th birthday; or 4) complete or place
  out of the Level IV course in any foreign language.
                                                             Building Construction Management Technology/Plans   35

Undergraduate Courses
(Contact the Office of the Bursar for current fee information)
Credits                                                       2009–10 Fees               2010–11 Fees
(2)   AT 14500 (Private Pilot Flight)                                     $6,655             $6,975
(1)   AT 24300 (Commercial Flight I)                                      $6,850             $7,195
(1)   AT 24500 (Cross-Country Flight)                                     $2,075             $2,180
(2)   AT 24800 (Commercial Flight II)                                     $6,900             $7,250
(2)   AT 25300 (Instrument Flight)                                        $6,650             $6,990
(2)   AT 35100 (Flight Instructor)                                        $2,050             $2,175
(1)   AT 35300 (Multi-Engine Flight)                                      $2,850             $2,990
(1)   AT 35700 (High Altitude Operation)                                  $1,600             $1,680
(1)   AT 36500 (Instrument Flight Instructor)                             $1,750             $1,850
(2)   AT 36600 (Multi-Engine Flight Instructor)                           $2,030             $2,140
(2)   AT 36800 (Aerobatic Flight )                                         $715               $735
(1)   AT 45000 (Airline Transport Pilot)                                  $2,875             $3,020

Simulator Courses
Credits                                                             2009–10 Fees         2010–11 Fees
(1)   AT 21000 (Ground Trainer I)                                         $1,019             $1,070
(1)   AT 21100 (Ground Trainer II)                                        $1,019             $1,070
(1)   AT 32300 (Transport Aircraft Operations Lab I)                      $2,168             $2,276
(1)   AT 32400 (Transport Aircraft Operations Lab II)                     $2,168             $2,276
(2)   AT 33300 (Introduction to Transport Aircraft Systems and
         Procedures Lab)                                                  $2,168             $2,276
(2)   AT 33400 (Advanced Transport Aircraft Systems and
         Procedures Lab)                                                  $2,168             $2,276
(2)   AT 44000 (Aircraft Procedures Lab I)                                $2,168             $2,276
(2)   AT 44100 (Aircraft Procedures Lab II)                               $2,168             $2,276
(1)   AT 46700 (Transport Aircraft Operations Lab III)                    $2,168             $2,276
(1)   AT 46800 (Transport Aircraft Operations Lab IV)                     $2,168             $2,276
Note: Flight and simulator course fees are related to actual operating costs and are subject to change.

Department of Building Construction Management Technology
The Department of Building Construction Man-                gies are used to evaluate various construction
agement Technology mission focuses on the                   methods and determine the most cost-efficient
preparation of students for a lifelong, challeng-           and time-saving plan. Project managers must
ing, and rewarding career in the construction               communicate with owners, other construction
industry. The department offers a program that              managers, and design professionals on a regular
prepares students to become professional man-               basis to synchronize all phases of the construc-
agers of the construction process. The program              tion project.
emphasizes the management of people, the con-                   Large and small general construction firms,
struction process, and the machines, materials,             specialty construction firms, users of construc-
and financial assets with which structures are              tion services (owners), government agencies,
built. It stresses production rather than design,           and architectural and engineering firms often
and management skills rather than craft skills.             employ graduates. Experienced graduates fill
    Project managers are familiar with both the             positions such as project manager, estimator,
technical and management aspects of construc-               scheduler, cost analyst, resource controller,
tion. They determine the appropriate construc-              safety director, procurement officer, project
tion methods, estimate the projected cost, and              controls manager, project superintendent, field
schedule all required construction activities in a          engineer, and other executive positions.
logical sequence. Computers and other technolo-
36     Technology

Construction Work Experience                            opportunity to work in the construction industry
A minimum of 800 hours of construction work             as well as attend the University. Alternating
experience in any segment of the construction           periods of study with periods of work will pro-
industry are required before graduation. Summer         vide the student with a variety of experiences
jobs, full-time employment during the academic          related to, and integrated with, the field of study.
year, part-time work, or cooperative (co-op) edu-       As experience and demonstrated abilities grow,
cation may be used to satisfy this requirement.         so do responsibilities and salary. Those who
The purpose of this work experience is to expose        successfully complete the co-op program and
the student to the construction industry.               qualify for a degree from Purdue University are
    Students may elect to satisfy this requirement      awarded a co-op certificate of completion by the
with the five-year cooperative education pro-           Purdue Board of Trustees.
gram. Through this program, the student has the

Building Construction Management (A.S. and B.S.)
Accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)

The BCM curriculum is based on general                  struction management, residential construction
commercial construction practices and has               management, or disaster restoration and recon-
construction classes throughout the four-year           struction management. During the last two years
plan of study. Principles of ethics, profitability,     of study, electives permit the student to orient
responsibility, decision-making, and leader-            his or her program toward a variety of specific
ship are core to the courses. Upon successfully         segments of the construction industry. Profes-
completing the required courses, students               sional certifications are also offered as part of
will receive the bachelor of science degree. In         the curricula.
addition to the general commercial construc-                The Department of Building Construction
tion management core program, students may              Management offers an associate of science
elect to take specialized courses in the areas          degree. Students in the associate of science
such as demolition and reconstruction, elec-            program are required to successfully complete
trical construction management, healthcare              the courses marked with an asterisk (*) in the
construction management, mechanical con-                following plan of study.

Credit Hours Required for Associate Degree: 64
Credit Hours Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 128
Freshman Year
First Semester                                          Second Semester
 (2) BCM 10000 (Introduction to Construction)*            (4) BCM 17500 (Construction Materials and
 (2) CGT 16400 (Graphics for Civil Engineering                Methods)*
     and Construction)*                                   (3) BCM 11200 (Construction Surveying
 (4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition)*                     Fundamentals)*
 (5) MA 15900 (Precalculus)*                              (3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech
 (3) Human relations selective†                               Communication)*
                                                          (3) MA 22100 (Calculus for Technology I)*
                                                          (3) OLS 27400 (Applied Leadership)*
(16)                                                    (16)

* Courses required for associate degree.
† Human relations selective: PSY 12000, SOC 10000, OLS 25200, or equivalent.
Note: BCM majors must earn a grade of “C” or better for all BCM courses and all courses that are
prerequisite to a BCM course. The “C” grade must be earned before registering in subsequent courses. BCM
courses can be repeated only once.
                                                           Building Construction Management Technology/Plans   37

Sophomore Year
Third Semester                                            Fourth Semester
  (3) BCM 21200 (Construction Layout)                      (3) BCM 21600 (Electrical Construction)*
  (3) BCM 21500 (Mechanical Construction)*                 (3) BCM 25000 (Construction Contracts)*
  (3) BCM 27500 (Construction Plans and                    (4) BCM 28500 (Construction Mechanics)*
      Measurements)*                                       (3) ECON 21000 (Principles of Economics)*
  (4) PHYS 21800 (General Physics)*                        (4) Science selective‡
  (3) Communication selective†
(16)                                                      (17)

Junior Year
Fifth Semester                                            Sixth Semester
 (3) BCM 34500 (Scheduling)                                (3) BCM 30100 (Construction Accounting and
 (3) BCM 37500 (Estimating)*                                   Financial Management)*
 (3) BCM 38000 (Concrete Construction)                     (3) BCM 35000 (Construction Site Planning)
 (3) MGMT 20000 (Introductory Accounting)*                 (3) BCM 38500 (Soils and Foundations)
 (3) BCM elective                                          (3) BCM elective
                                                           (3) General education elective
                                                           (2) Technical elective||
(15)                                                     (17)

Senior Year
Seventh Semester                                          Eighth Semester
  (3) BCM 35500 (Construction Supervision)                  (3) BCM 45500 (Construction Company
  (2) BCM 43500 (Design/Build)                                  Management)
  (3) BCM 47500 (Construction Costs)                        (3) BCM 45700 (Construction Safety)
  (2) BCM 48700 (Construction Industry Practices)           (3) STAT 30100 (Elementary Statistical Methods) or
  (3) ENGL 42000 (Business Writing) or                          IT 34200 (Introduction to Statistical Quality)
      ENGL 42100 (Technical Writing:                        (3) MGMT 45500 (Legal Background for
      Engineering and Science Applications)                     Business I)
  (3) Technical elective||                                  (3) Elective
(16)                                                      (15)

* Courses required for associate degree.
† Human relations selective: PSY 12000, SOC 10000, OLS 25200, or equivalent.
‡ Science selective: PHYS 21900 or CHM 11500.
§ General education elective: a course in the liberal arts or communication areas.
|| Technical elective: a course in a construction management concentration, a College of Technology course, a
   management or engineering course, or an approved course related to the student’s career goal.
Note: BCM majors must earn a grade of “C” or better for all BCM courses and all courses that are
prerequisite to a BCM course. The “C” grade must be earned before registering in subsequent courses. BCM
courses can be repeated only once.
38    Technology

Building Construction Management Concentrations
Students desiring to have a concentration designated on their transcripts should consult with the appropriate
concentration coordinator. Students may be limited to one concentration depending on space availability. BCM
concentrations are listed below.
 Demolition and Reconstruction Management (DEMR) Concentration
 (3) BCM 33000 (Introduction to Demolition and Reconstruction Management)
 (3) BCM 33100 (Advanced Demolition and Construction Management)

 Disaster Restoration and Reconstruction Management (DRRM) Concentration
 (3) BCM 32000 (Introduction to Disaster Restoration and Reconstruction Management)
 (3) BCM 32100 (Disaster Restoration and Reconstruction Project Management)
 (2) BCM 42100 (Disaster Restoration and Reconstruction Industrial Problems)

 Electrical Construction Management (ECLM) Concentration
 (3) BCM 31600 (Electrical Construction Estimating)
 (3) BCM 31700 (Mechanical and Electrical Construction Management)
 (3) BCM 41700 (Design/Build for MEP Contractors)
 (3) BCM 41900 (Sustainable Construction) (optional)

 Healthcare Construction Management (HLCM) Concentration
 (3) BCM 34000 (Introduction to Healthcare Construction Management)
 (3) BCM 34100 (Advanced Healthcare Construction Management)

 Mechanical Construction Management (MCNM) Concentration
 (3) BCM 31500 (Mechanical Construction Estimating)
 (3) BCM 31700 (Mechanical and Electrical Construction Management)
 (3) BCM 41700 (Design/Build for MEP Contractors)
 (3) BCM 41900 (Sustainable Construction) (optional)

 Residential Construction Management (RSCM) Concentration
 (3) BCM 36000 or (3) BCM 48400 (Residential Construction)
 (3) BCM 36100 (Residential Field Management)
 (2) BCM 36200 (Construction Competition) (optional)
 (2) BCM 46000 (Residential Project Management)
 (2) BCM 46100 (Residential Design Build)

Department of Computer and Information Technology
Success in business and industry is dependent            useful information systems. This technology
upon information systems that provide timely             includes computers, software, and computer net-
and correct information, support efficient busi-         works. CIT students learn to harness the power
ness processes, and promote effective com-               of information technology to create information
munication across the enterprise. Information            systems and networks that solve business prob-
technology professionals are responsible for             lems and create a competitive advantage.
meeting this need.                                           CIT graduates are recruited by companies
    What is an information system? Every day             such as Allstate, Cerner, Crowe Horwath, Dis-
we come in contact with various information              cover Financial Services, Eli Lilly, Exxon Mobil,
systems, such as course registration systems,            IBM, Interactive Intelligence, John Deere, Lock-
hospital patient records systems, inventory con-         heed Martin, State Farm, and U.S. Steel.
trol systems, automatic bank teller machines,                The Department of Computer and Informa-
smart phones, and e-mail systems.                        tion Technology is accredited by the Computing
    What is information technology? Information          Accreditation Commission of ABET.
technology provides the “engine” used to drive
                                                              Computer and Information Technology/Plans   39

College of Technology Statewide                       to enroll in a CNIT postrequisite course and
The College of Technology statewide provides          must maintain a minimum grade point average
programs in computer and information technol-         of 2.0 in all CNIT courses.
ogy at several Indiana locations. See “College            Database management courses teach stu-
of Technology statewide” in the index.                dents how to analyze, design, construct, and
                                                      implement database and data warehousing sys-
Bachelor of Science Degrees                           tems for business transaction processing and
The Department of Computer and Information            operations, management information, and deci-
Technology (CIT) offers the bachelor of science       sion support.
degree in computer and information technology             Software development and computer pro-
at West Lafayette, Columbus, and Kokomo. The          gramming courses prepare students to develop
B.S. degree program in West Lafayette offers          and maintain small, medium, and large applica-
the choice of two concentrations: (1) informa-        tion software, including mobile applications.
tion systems technology and (2) networking            The computing courses focus on using pro-
engineering technology. The plan of study for         gramming languages to construct these software
each concentration is included in this catalog.       applications for a variety of hardware and soft-
                                                      ware platforms and networks.
Curriculum Currency and Changes                           Systems analysis, design, and integration
Degree requirements in a dynamic discipline           courses teach students how to analyze, design,
such as CIT are constantly changing. See the          develop, and/or integrate unique information
department’s Web site at              technology solutions such as e-business applica-
tech/cit or visit a department counselor for the      tions, enterprise resource applications, and all
latest curriculum requirements and concentra-         types of information systems. Emphasis is placed
tions. Appointments are recommended.                  on systems thinking and problem solving.
    A student is bound by the curriculum that             Computational life sciences courses prepare
was in effect at the time of their last admission     students to learn to investigate and explore the
or CODO into computer and information tech-           tools and objectives of research in the life sci-
nology. In some cases, a student may elect to         ences industry relevant to the skills of informa-
change from their original curriculum into the        tion technology, and to understand the methods
most recent curriculum; however, when a stu-          inherent to bioinformatics and computational
dent elects to do so, he or she is bound to fulfill   life sciences and their role in commercialism
all of the requirements of the new curriculum.        and discovery.
                                                          Computer forensics courses introduce stu-
Coursework                                            dents to computer forensics and cyber-crime
The requirements of the CIT curriculum and            scene analysis and various laws and regulations
faculty is that all new CIT students possess basic    dealing with computer forensic analysis. The
proficiencies with personal computing applica-        focus is on emerging international standards for
tions. These proficiencies are described on the       computer forensic analysis as well as a formal
department Web site. The faculty expects that all     methodology for conducting computer forensic
students are able to use and demonstrate these        investigations.
skills in any CNIT course. Students can develop           Technical courses emphasize systems analy-
or refresh these skills by completing a personal      sis, systems design, IT hardware and software
computing applications literacy course such as        procurement, outsourcing, prototyping, applica-
CNIT 136 or an equivalent. These courses do           tion development, systems integration, and sys-
not carry credit toward any CIT degree require-       tems implementation.
ment but can be very useful for learning and/or
refreshing your PC skills and proficiencies.
    CIT students must earn a grade of “C” or
better in all prerequisite CNIT courses in order
40    Technology

Information Systems Technology Concentration (B.S.)
In this program, students complete four semes-          and integration, high performance computing,
ters of core courses and then have the flexibility      biomedical informatics, computational life sci-
to design a degree program to match individ-            ences, and computer forensics.
ual course selection to personal career objec-              B.S. graduates typically are employed as
tives. Information technology course selection          application developers, consultants, database
includes courses in database management sys-            administrators, IT analysts, programmer/ana-
tems, software development and computer pro-            lysts, project managers, software developers,
gramming, systems analysis, systems design              software engineers, and Web developers.

Network Engineering Technology Concentration (B.S.)
In this program, students learn how to design,          support specialists, and Local Area Network
construct, troubleshoot, and manage sophis-             (LAN) administrators or consultants. Future
ticated voice, video, and data networks. This           advancement can lead to positions in manage-
unique curriculum emphasizes data, image,               ment, or as advanced technical specialists. Some
and voice communications using networking               students continue their studies to pursue gradu-
technology. The networking courses focus on             ate degrees.
subjects such as computer forensics, digital                To complement the computing and network-
communications, local- and wide-area network            ing courses, classes in interpersonal communi-
design, wireless networks, system administra-           cations, business, economics, and liberal arts
tion, network security, and network planning            are required. To complete assignments, students
and management. The ability of graduates to             work in state-of-the-art computing laboratories
communicate with application and database               dedicated to instruction and research in the fol-
professionals is enhanced with courses in appli-        lowing areas: computer forensics, high-perfor-
cation development, database design and admin-          mance computing, indoor and outdoor wireless,
istration, and systems analysis.                        LAN and WAN, software development for
    B.S. graduates typically are employed as            mobile devices, network security, steganogra-
network analysts, network engineers, network            phy/malware, telemedicine/telecare, and wet
                                                        biomedical informatics.

Information Systems and Technology Concentration (B.S.)
Credit Hours Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 122
Freshman Year
First Semester                                          Second Semester
  (3) CNIT 14100 (Internet Foundations, Technologies,     (3) CNIT 15500 (Introduction to Object-Oriented
      and Development)                                        Programming)
  (3) CNIT 17600 (Information Technology                  (3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech
      Architectures)                                          Communication)
  (3) CNIT 18000 (Introduction to Systems                 (3) IT 10400 (Industrial Organization)
      Development)                                        (3) MA 22400 (Introductory Analysis II)
  (4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition)                 (3) OLS 25200 (Human Relations in
  (3) MA 22300 (Introductory Analysis I)                      Organizations)
(16)                                                    (15)
                                                            Building Construction Management Technology/Plans   41

Sophomore Year
Third Semester                                            Fourth Semester
 (3) CNIT 25500 (Programming for the Internet)              (3) CNIT 28000 (Systems Analysis and Design
 (3) CNIT 27200 (Database Fundamentals)                         Methods)
 (3) CNIT 27600 (Systems Software and Networking)           (3) CNIT 29500 (Object-Oriented Programming)
 (3) Economics selective                                    (3) Accounting selective
 (3) Problem-solving selective                              (3) Communications selective
                                                            (3) Statistics selective
(15)                                                      (15)

Junior Year
Fifth Semester                                            Sixth Semester
  (3) CNIT 37200 (Database Programming I) or               (6) Information systems selectives
      CNIT 39200 (Enterprise Data Management)              (3) Interdisciplinary selective
  (4) CNIT 38000 (Advanced Analysis and Design)            (3) Liberal arts selective
  (3) Interdisciplinary selective                          (3) Professional writing selective
  (3) Professional speaking selective
  (3) Free elective
(16)                                                      (15)

Senior Year
Seventh Semester                                          Eighth Semester
 (6) Information systems selectives                         (3) CNIT 48000 (Managing Information Technology
 (6) Interdisciplinary selectives                               Projects)
 (3) Liberal arts selective                                 (3) Information systems selective
                                                            (6) Interdisciplinary selectives
                                                            (3) Liberal arts selectives
(15)                                                      (15)

Accounting selective: MGMT 20000, MGMT 20000-T01(Introductory Accounting for Technology Students)
Communications selective: COM 21000, COM 31400, COM 31500, COM 32000, OLS 32500
Economics selective: AGEC 21700, ECON 21000, ECON 25100, ECON 25200
Free elective: Any non-remedial course
Information systems selective: Any 30000 level or higher CNIT course or participation in EPCS (up to 3 credits)
Interdisciplinary selectives: One from each category
   Finance: IT 45000, IET 45100, MGMT 20100. MGMT 31000
   Marketing: MGMT 32300, MGMT 32400, ENTR 20000, ENTR 20100
   Business law: MGMT 35400, MGMT 45500
   Quality control: OLS 48400, IT 34200, MFET 45100, MET 45100, EPCS
   Organizational behavior and human resources: OBHR 30000, OBHR 33000, PSY 27200, COM 32400,
     OLS 37600, OLS 38600, OLS 47700, EPCS, ENTR 20000, ENTR 20100
   Manufacturing: MFET 40000, MFET 24300, MET 45100, IT 34500
25500, 30100, 43000, 43100, 43200
Problem solving selective: CHM 11100, CHM 11500, PHIL 12000, PHIL 15000, PHYS 17200, PHYS 21800,
PHYS 21900, PHYS 22000 or 22100
Professional speaking selective: COM 31500, COM 32000, COM 32500, COM 41500
Statistics selective: STAT 22500, STAT 30100, STAT 50100, STAT 51100
Professional writing selective: ENGL 42000, ENGL 42100
42     Technology

Network Engineering Technology Concentration*

Credit Hours Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 124
Freshman Year
First Semester                                            Second Semester
  (3) CNIT 14100 (Internet Foundations,                  (3) CNIT 15500 (Introduction to Object-Oriented
      Technologies, and Development)                         Programming)
  (3) CNIT 17600 (Information Technology                 (3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech
      Architectures)                                         Communication)
  (3) CNIT 18000 (Introduction to Systems Development) (3) IT 10400 (Industrial Organization)
  (4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition)                (3) MA 22400 (Introductory Analysis II)
  (3) MA 22300 (Introductory Analysis I)                 (3) OLS 25200 (Human Relations in Organizations)
(16)                                                   (15)

Sophomore Year
Third Semester                                            Fourth Semester
 (3) CNIT 24000 (Data Communications                        (3) CNIT 24200 (System Administration)
     and Networking)                                        (3) CNIT 28000 (Systems Analysis and Design
 (3) CNIT 25500 (Programming for the Internet)                  Methods)
 (3) CNIT 27200 (Database Fundamentals)                     (3) ECET 23300 (Electronics and Industrial
 (3) ECET 21400 (Electricity Fundamentals)                      Controls)
 (4) PHYS 22000 (General Physics)                           (4) PHYS 22100 (General Physics)
                                                            (3) STAT 22500 (Introduction to Probability
(16)                                                      (16)

Junior Year
Fifth Semester                                            Sixth Semester
  (3) CNIT 34000 (UNIX Administration)                      (3) CNIT 34200 (Advanced System and Network
  (3) CNIT 34500 (Internetwork Design and                       Administration)
      Implementation)                                       (3) CNIT 34600 (Wireless Local Area Networks)
  (4) ECET 37400 (Digital Telecommunications)               (3) Information systems selective
  (3) Communications selective                              (3) Liberal arts selective
  (3) Professional speaking selective                       (3) Professional writing selective
(16)                                                      (15)

Senior Year
Seventh Semester                                          Eighth Semester
  (3) CNIT 45500 (Network Security)                         (3) CNIT 480 (Managing Information Technology
  (3) Business and economics selective                          Projects)
  (3) Information systems selective                         (3) Business and economics selective
  (3) Liberal arts selective                                (3) Liberal arts selective
  (3) Network engineering technology selectives             (6) Network engineering technology selectives
(15)                                                      (15)

* The faculty updates approved selectives and exclusions annually. See the CIT Web site for the latest approved
selectives, exclusions, and substitutions.
                                                                      Computer Graphics Technology/Plans   43

Business and economics selective: Select any two courses, except as indicated with “or”: these courses are
   Finance: IT 45000, IET 45100, MGMT 31000
   Accounting: MGMT 20000 or MGMT 20000-T01, MGMT 20100
   Business law: MGMT 35400, MGMT 45500
   Economics: ECON 21000 or AGEC 21700, ECON 25100, ECON 25200
   Organizational behavior and human resources: COM 32400, ENTR 20000, ENTR 20100,
    OLS 37500, OLS 37600, OLS 38600, OLS 47700, PSY 27200
Communications selective: COM 21000, COM 31400, COM 31500, COM 32000, OLS 32500
Information systems selective: CNIT 29500 and any 300-level and higher courses not required as a NET selec-
tive (NO NET courses will fulfill the NET Information Systems Selective); CNIT 39900 and 49900 as approved
by the NET faculty on a per offering basis; EPCS (per NET faculty approval: up to 3 credit hours)
25500, 30100, 43000, 43100, 43200
NET selective: CNIT 42000, CNIT 42100, CNIT 43500, CNIT 44500, CNIT 44600, CNIT 45600, CNIT 55600,
IT 34500, IT 54500 (with faculty approval); CNIT 39900 and 49900 as approved by the NET faculty on a per
offering basis
Professional speaking selective: COM 31500, COM 32000, COM 32500, COM 41500
Professional writing selective: ENGL 42000, ENGL 42100

Department of Computer Graphics Technology
The Department of Computer Graphics Tech-               the minimum standard for consideration of
nology prepares visually-oriented students for          admission.
careers in creating and managing the produc-                After successful completion of the Freshman
tion of computer graphics within a wide range           CGT Experience, students continue mastering
of industries. Students work collaboratively in         generalized concepts and skills in applied
computer labs to master graphic techniques,             computer graphics technology or develop
concepts, and management skills.                        more in-depth competencies in areas such as
    Students begin their study in the Freshman          computer animation; construction graphics;
CGT Experience that serves as a foundation for          interactive multimedia development; or virtual
the computer graphics technology baccalaureate          product integration.
program. Before applying for admission into the
professional program, a student must success-           College of Technology Statewide
fully complete all courses in the Freshman CGT          The College of Technology statewide provides
Experience with a minimum Graphics Admission            programs in computer graphics technology at
Index (GAI) of 2.5. Admission is not guaranteed         a number of Indiana locations. See “College of
by the grade point average of 2.5; rather, it is        Technology statewide” in the Index.

Computer Graphics Technology (A.S)
The Department of Computer Graphics Technol-            four semesters of the four-year plan of study,
ogy offers an associate of science (A.S.) degree        with some exceptions. For more information
(63 credit hours) at West Lafayette and several         about the A.S. plan of study, see any counselor in
statewide locations. Students in the A.S. pro-          the department. We recommend that you make
gram will follow the plan of study for the first        an appointment.
44     Technology

Computer Graphics Technology (B.S)
With the advent of the information age and main-        Education, Black Lantern Studios, AllScripts,
stream adoption of computer graphics and digital        and RM Design Studio.
technology, there is a need for highly educated
people to apply emerging computer graphics              Honors Program
technologies to many industries. The seemingly          The goal of the Honors Program in Computer
limitless applications of computer graphics are         Graphics Technology is to introduce, enlighten,
creating the need for individuals who are both          nurture, and motivate top students in this emerg-
highly skilled in the technology of computer            ing technology in a unique and interesting way.
graphics and broadly educated in related inter-         Students who qualify may participate in the
disciplinary skills, including technical problem        program their first semester at Purdue. To par-
solving; graphic database management; applied           ticipate as a first-semester freshman, a student
graphic programming; graphic design; inter-             must have earned a combined verbal and math
active media design and development; 2D and             SAT score of 1200 or above (or equivalent
3D modeling; and animation and motion-based             ACT score). Students may enter the program
computer graphics. The computer graphics tech-          at any time, provided they have maintained a
nologist coordinates the production, application,       minimum overall GPA of 3.5.
and evaluation of visual information. Computer              Requirements for graduating with honors
graphics specialists differ from visual artists,        include completion of two seminars of CGT
engineering designers, managers, and computer           29000H (1 credit each) and 2 seminars of CGT
programmers by combining elements of all these          49000H (3 credits each), in addition to the
disciplines.                                            degree requirements. Students who successfully
    Graduates of both the A.S. and the B.S.             complete the senior year honors seminars will
degree programs are employed by firms such              receive a certificate of recognition from Purdue
as Rhythm and Hues, DreamWorks, Boeing,                 University and will be listed in the commence-
Holder Construction, John Deere, Trial Graphx,          ment program as having participated in an hon-
Honda of America, Rand Worldwide, Pharos                ors program. Also, a statement of achievement
Press, Butler International, eTapestry, Oxygen          will be included on their academic transcript.

Computer Graphics Technology
Credit Hours Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 123
Freshman Year
First Semester                                          Second Semester
  (3) CGT 10100 (Introduction to Computer Graphics       (3) CGT 11600 (Geometric Modeling for
      Technology)*                                           Visualization and Communication)*
  (3) CGT 11100 (Design for Visualization and            (3) CGT 14100 (Internet Foundations,
      Communication)*                                        Technologies, and Development)*
  (3) CGT 11200 (Sketching for Visualization and         (3) COM 11400 (Speech Communication)*
      Communication)*                                    (3) MA 22100 (Calculus for Technology I)*
  (5) MA 15900 (Precalculus)*                            (3) PSY 12000 (Elementary Psychology)
  (3) English selective*
(17)                                                    (15)

Professional Program for Computer Graphics Technology
Sophomore Year
Third Semester                                          Fourth Semester
 (3) CGT 21100 (Raster Imaging for Computer Graphics)     (3) CGT 21600 (Vector Imaging for Computer
 (3) CGT 21500 (Computer Graphics Programming I)              Graphics)
 (4) PHYS 21800 (General Physics)                         (3) ECON 21000 (Principles of Economics)
 (3) Globalization and ethics selective                   (3) CGT selective
 (3) Liberal arts elective                                (3) Science elective
                                                          (3) Elective
(16)                                                    (15)
* Indicates courses included in Freshman Graphics Admission Index (GAI).
                                                                     Computer Graphics Technology/Plans   45

Junior Year
Fifth Semester                                         Sixth Semester
 (3) Communication selective                             (3) OBHR 30000 (Management of Human
 (6) CGT selectives                                          Resources)
 (3) English selective                                   (3) CGT selective (300-level)
 (3) Technical elective                                  (3) Statistics selective
                                                         (3) Liberal arts elective
                                                         (3) Elective
(15)                                                   (15)

Senior Year
Seventh Semester                                       Eighth Semester
  (3) CGT 41100 (Contemporary Problems in Applied       (3) CGT selective (400-level)
      Computer Graphics)                                (3) Liberal arts elective
  (3) CGT 45000 (Professional Practices)                (3) Management elective
  (3) MGMT 45500 (Legal Background for Business I)      (3) Technical elective
  (3) Technical elective                                (3) Elective
  (3) Elective
(15)                                                   (15)

Communication selective: COM 31200, 31400, 31500, 31800, 32000, 33000, or 41500.
English selective: Select one from ENGL 10600 or 10800; and select one from ENGL 20500, 41900, 42000, or
Globalization and ethics selective: See an academic advisor or the CGT Web site for an approved list.
Liberal arts elective: Any course with one of these prefixes: ANTH, AD, COM, ECON, ENGL, FLL, HIST, IDIS,
Management elective: Any course in organizational leadership and supervision or management.
Science elective: See an academic counselor or the CGT Web site for an approved list.
Statistics selective: STAT 22500 or 30100T; PSY 20100, or IT 34200.
Technology elective: Any course from engineering, technology, science, or management.

Manufacturing Graphics Minor
A manufacturing graphics minor is offered by              • Computer Programming (CPT)
the Department of Computer Graphics Tech-                 • Industrial Design (ID)
nology at Purdue to students in select majors             • Industrial Engineering (IE)
outside the department. Students have the                 • Industrial Management
opportunity to develop manufacturing graphics             • Industrial Technology (IT)
expertise in their chosen academic major and              • Interdisciplinary Engineering (IDE)
subject specializations. Those who complete the           • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
minor will be equipped with applied knowledge               (MFET)
in current and emerging graphics theories and             • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
computer graphics technologies associated with            • Mechanical Engineering Technology
the design, documentation, and manufacturing                (MET)
of products and related services.
                                                       Additional Information
Availability                                           Other courses outside of manufacturing graphics
The minor in manufacturing graphics is open            offered by the Department of Computer Graphics
only to the following majors:                          Technology will not be available for enrollment
   • Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering          by non-computer graphics technology majors
     (AAE)                                             who are accepted in the computer graphics tech-
   • Agricultural and Biological Engineering           nology manufacturing graphics minor.
   • Aviation Technology (AT)
46    Technology

Prerequisite Courses. The following prereq-          Credit Hours Required for Minor: 14
uisite courses (one in each area) are required
before enrolling in CGT 22600:                       At least 14 credit hours selected from:
    • MA 16100, 22100, 22300; or an approved          (3) CGT 11000 (Computer Graphics
      substitution;                                       Communications) or
                                                          (3) CGT 11600 (Geometric Modeling for
    • CNIT 26700; CS 15600, 15800, or 15900;
                                                              Visualization and Communication) or
      or an approved substitution;                        (2) CGT 16300 (Introduction to Graphics for
    • PHYS 15200, 21800, or 22000; or an                      Manufacturing) or
      approved substitution.                              (2) CGT 16400 (Introduction to Graphics for
Requirements                                                  Civil Engineering and Construction)
    • All courses in the minor must be taken for a    (3) CGT 22600 (Introduction to Constraint-Based
      grade. Pass/Not Pass is not an option.              Modeling), which is co-listed as CIMT 211
    • A grade of “C” or better must be obtained       (3) CGT 32300 (Introduction to Surface Modeling)
      in all computer graphics technology manu-       (3) CGT 32600 (Graphics Standards for Product
      facturing graphics minor classes.
                                                      Select one of the following:
    • Only students pursuing four-year degrees        (3) CGT 42300 (Product Data Management) or
      are eligible for the minor. Students must           (3) CGT 42600 (Industry Applications of
      complete 14 or more credit hours selected               Simulation and Visualization)
      from the following list of courses:

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
The Department of Electrical and Computer                The bachelor of science program in EET
Engineering Technology (ECET) offers the             is highly structured during the first two years
electrical engineering technology (EET) pro-         of study to provide a strong foundation, and
gram with a wide variety of elective courses so      relatively flexible during the last two years to
a student may emphasize certain specialty areas      allow students to specialize or generalize. The
such as electronics and electrical technologies,     program provides a laboratory-based curriculum
process and machine control, computers, micro-       that combines hands-on practice with the appro-
processors, embedded microcontrollers and            priate basic electrical and electronic theory. It is
systems, analog and digital communications,          applications-oriented and is designed to prepare
telecommunications, local area networks, power       well-rounded graduates who will complete the
systems, digital electronics, and instrumentation.   program and succeed in one or more of the fields
Project management and development, profes-          related to electrical engineering technology.
sional development, and teamwork are threads             The educational objective of the EET bach-
throughout the EET program.                          elor of science program at Purdue is to produce
    ECET graduates conceive, design, develop,        graduates who:
test, and implement technologies that impact           • Have technical and professional skills that
humanity and society. Electronics are the cor-           prepare them for immediate employment
nerstone technology in a modern, high-tech soci-         in an electrical or electronics engineering-
ety. Just imagine the technology that electronics        related capacity and who add value to their
make possible: computers, the Internet, ATMs,            company shortly after they are employed.
automobiles, airplanes, trains, gas pumps, water       • Analyze, design, and implement control sys-
pumps, televisions, radios, electric lights, air         tems, communications systems, computer
conditioning, electronically-controlled heating          systems, or power systems utilizing mathe-
systems, pacemakers, medical equipment, and              matical methods, including statistics/probabil-
the list goes on and on. Electronics technology          ity, transform methods, discrete mathematics,
is interwoven in a civilized world. ECET gradu-          or applied differential equations.
ates have a tremendous impact on the technical         • Communicate effectively in oral, writ-
world that is embedded in our civilization and           ten, and graphical forms at a level appro-
our culture. ECET graduates make a difference.           priate to an electrical or electronics
                                                      Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology/Plans   47

  • Work effectively individually and as a mem-       computer engineering technology concentration
    ber or leader of a multidisciplinary team.        is a direct answer to this exploding need.
  • Demonstrate a high standard of professional           Electrical engineering technology is a field
    ethics and are cognizant of social concerns       well suited to anyone who wishes to enter a fast-
    as they relate to the practice of engineering     paced, progressive technology with unlimited
    technology.                                       growth potential. The lecture/laboratory for-
  • Continue their education through short            mat of the courses makes the material easier to
    courses, industrial training, and/or participa-   digest, whether the student is more comfortable
    tion in a graduate program.                       learning from a hands-on, application-oriented
  • Apply project management techniques to            perspective or from a theoretical perspective.
    EET projects.                                         Graduates of the EET program and the
Students working toward the B.S. degree choose        EET program with the CpET concentration
electives in the ECET department as well as           are in great demand by firms such as Stryker
technical courses from other departments to sup-      Medical, American Electric Power, Indiana
port their areas of interest. Students may choose     Michigan Power, General Electric, Delphi
technical electives such as fluid power, statics      Electronics, Ford Motor Company, Cinergy,
and dynamics, manufacturing operations, the-          Siemens, CTS Microelectronics, Square D,
atre audio technology, or human anatomy and           Boeing, IBM, Rockwell International, Hewlett-
physiology. Many others are available as well.        Packard, Republic Steel, Sundstrand, AdTran,
    The ECET department also offers an oppor-         Motorola, and Northern Telecom. The aver-
tunity to specialize in computer engineering          age starting salary for graduates of the ECET
technology (CpET) in the upper division of the        department ranks near the top when com-
B.S. EET program. Students who wish to focus          pared to starting salaries for other Purdue B.S.
their education on technical aspects of comput-       graduates.
ers and computer networking and applications
of these technologies will be interested in this      Cooperative Education
opportunity.                                          A cooperative education program is available.
    The computer is undoubtedly the most              Students combine on-the-job work experience
pervasive electronic device available today.          with classroom studies and have the opportunity
Computers affect our lives in many ways that we       to earn credits toward graduation while earning
take for granted. One example is the automobile,      money to help pay for college expenses.
which has several computers called “embed-
ded microcontrollers” that work together as a         College of Technology Statewide
network to make the car run smoothly and effi-        The College of Technology statewide provides
ciently. The rapidly expanding use of computers       programs in electrical engineering technology at
has created a huge need for knowledgeable pro-        a number of Indiana locations. See “College of
fessionals who can work with these devices. The       Technology statewide” in the Index.

Electrical Engineering Technology (B.S.)
The B.S. degree in EET prepares students for          tion in both technical and non-technical sub-
positions as professionals in a variety of indus-     jects. It provides a strong technical education
tries such as electrical power and energy man-        in concentrations such as analog electronics,
agement, biomedical systems and devices,              digital systems, microcomputer systems, elec-
high-tech transportation systems, microcom-           tronics (including wireless) communications,
puters and embedded controller-based systems,         industrial automation, or electrical power. With
computer systems, audio-visual and entertain-         a solid underpinning in the first two years, a stu-
ment media, electronics communications, tech-         dent may then specialize in a concentration area
nical automation, and manufacturing systems.          or be a generalist selecting from several elec-
The plan of study provides coursework in              tives in the upper division.
electrical engineering technology as well as in           Most electrical engineering technology
related areas that provide background informa-        graduates are ordinarily involved with techni-
48    Technology

cal aspects of components, subsystems, and                Accreditation
overall systems. In many circumstances, they              The B.S. EET programs at the West Lafayette,
are involved in system design. Oftentimes EET             Kokomo, and South Bend locations and the
graduates move from technical work to manage-             A.S. EET program at the New Albany location
ment, and progress to senior-level positions such         are accredited by the Technology Accredita-
as vice president, executive vice president, pres-        tion Commission of the Accreditation Board
ident, and CEO. Some EET program graduates                for Engineering and Technology (ABET), 111
elect to continue their studies through graduate          Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, Maryland
education, while others pursue their careers as           21202-4012. Telephone (410) 347-7700; E-mail
entrepreneurs.                                  ; Web site

Electrical Engineering Technology (B.S.)
Credit Hours Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 127
Freshman Year
First Semester                                            Second Semester
  (4) ECET 10700 (Introduction to Circuit Analysis)        (3) CNIT 10500 (Introduction to C Programming)
  (3) ECET 10900 (Digital Fundamentals)                    (3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech
  (2) ECET 19600 (Introduction to ECET and Projects)           Communication)
  (4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition) or               (4) ECET 15700 (Electronics Circuit Analysis)
      (3) ENGL 10800 (Accelerated First-Year               (4) ECET 15900 (Digital Applications)
      Composition)                                         (3) MA 15400 (Algebra and Trigonometry II)
  (3) MA 15300 (Algebra and Trigonometry I)
(15–16)                                                   (17)

Sophomore Year
Third Semester                                            Fourth Semester
  (4) ECET 20700 (AC Electronics Circuit Analysis)          (4) ECET 23100 (Electrical Power and Controls)
  (4) ECET 20900 (Introduction to Microcontrollers)         (4) ECET 25700 (Power and RF Electronics)
  (3) MA 22100 (Calculus for Technology I)                  (4) ECET 29700 (Electronic Prototype
  (4) PHYS 21800 (General Physics)                              Development)
  (3) Humanities or social science elective                 (3) MA 22200 (Calculus for Technology II)
(18)                                                      (15)

Junior Year
Fifth Semester                                            Sixth Semester
  (4) ECET 30400 (Introduction to Communication            (4) ECET 39600 (Project Development and
      Systems)*                                                Management)
  (4) ECET 30700 (Analog Network Signal Processing)*       (8) ECET electives
  (3) ENGL 42100 (Technical Writing)                       (3) Humanities or social science elective
  (3) STAT 30100T (Elementary Statistical Methods)
  (4) ECET elective
(18)                                                      (15)

* The computer engineering technology (CpET) concentration requires ECET 32500 (Computer Architecture
  Analysis) and CNIT 24000 (Data Communications and Networking) in the upper division and does not include
  ECET 30400 (Introduction to Communication Systems) or ECET 30700 (Analog Signal Processing). See ECET
  academic advisor for further details.
Note: An associate of science (A.S.) degree is available. See the ECET academic advisor for more information.
                                                                           Industrial Technology/Plans   49

Senior Year
Seventh Semester                                     Eighth Semester
  (1) ECET 48000 (Professional Issues in EET)         (1) ECET 49700 (Project Design and Development,
  (1) ECET 49600 (Project Design and Development,         Phase II)
      Phase I)                                        (3) Selective
  (4) ECET elective                                   (6) Humanities or social science electives
  (3) Communication selective                         (3) Free elective
  (3) Science selective
  (3) Selective
(15)                                                 (13)

Department of Industrial Technology
The Department of Industrial Technology offers          The industrial technology and industrial
bachelor’s (B.S.) degrees with majors in indus-      distribution degrees are accredited by the
trial technology, industrial distribution, and       Association for Technology, Management and
engineering/technology teacher education. The        Applied Engineering (ATMAE) and the Tech-
department also offers a minor in biotechnology.     nology Accreditation Commission of ABET.
The degrees are technology-based and interdisci-     The engineering/technology teacher education
plinary, with a large number of courses that pro-    degree program is accredited by the National
vide experiences in state-of-the-art laboratories.   Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Degree programs are designed to prepare tech-        (NCATE).
nical and/or management oriented professionals
for entrance into a wide range of positions in       College of Technology Statewide
business, industry, education, and government.       The College of Technology statewide provides
    The department’s mission is to provide           programs in industrial technology at a number of
world-class integrated curricula that are relevant   Indiana locations. See “College of Technology
to students’ lives and careers, valuable in terms    statewide” in the Index.
of content and competencies, and connected to        Certificate Program. A certificate program (18
the needs of business and industry. Our vision is    credit hours) in industrial technology is available
to be the nation’s premier department, preparing     at all College of Technology statewide locations
graduates to excel in our programs. The depart-      through distance education. This program, which
ment has set goals to meet the commitments of        is designed for full-time employees, prepares an
the mission and vision.                              individual for a leadership position.
    Industrial technology and industrial dis-        Bachelor of Science. A bachelor of science
tribution graduates, and those with a dual           degree is available in industrial technology
degree in both, have maintained very high            at the Anderson, Lafayette, Richmond, South
placement rates in recent years. They work           Bend, and Vincennes locations.
in major corporations as well as in small- to        Associate of Science. An associate of science
medium-sized companies. The Big Three auto-          degree is available in industrial technology at
makers, Caterpillar, IBM, Rockwell, Texas            the Anderson location.
Instruments, Boeing, Grainger, and Emerson
are among the companies that employ Purdue           Biotechnology Minor
IT graduates. The department has student-            Biotechnology refers to harnessing the properties
oriented faculty who are experts in their fields,    of a living organism to develop and manufacture
and they continuously pursue scholarship and         products that benefit human life. The combina-
professional development.                            tion of biological sciences with high-technology
    In addition to the formal academic offer-        applications is predicted to provide solutions to
ings, the department sponsors student organiza-      major national problems by creating new gen-
tions, field trips, participation in academic and    erations of industrial biotechnology with great
industrial conferences, and other extracurricular    potential for economic impact. There are current
activities supportive of students’ academic and      and projected shortages of graduates with the
professional development. Co-op and internship       knowledge needed in the growing biotechnology
opportunities are also available.
50     Technology

industry; this minor in biotechnology will help        Sciences, Science, and Technology. Requiring
meet these demands. The minor is an interdisci-        22 credit hours to complete, the biotechnology
plinary partnership among the schools/colleges         minor is open to all Purdue undergraduate stu-
of Agriculture, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical            dents regardless of major.

Industrial Technology (B.S.)
The industrial technology (IT) major is primarily      technology, manufacturing technology, manage-
involved with the management, operation, and           rial operations, and quality and plant supervi-
maintenance of complex technological systems.          sion. IT provides a high degree of flexibility for
Students are prepared to work in a broad range of      students desiring to add a specialization to their
technical and/or managerial positions in techni-       degree with elective coursework. Core course-
cal manufacturing or commercial environments.          work includes production planning, industrial
Industrial technology students are exposed to a        ergonomics, engineering economy, and facilities
wide variety of manufacturing and operations           planning for lean manufacturing.
coursework, providing knowledge in industrial

Industrial Technology (B.S.)
Credit Hours Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 124
Freshman Year
First Semester                                         Second Semester
  (3) CNIT 13600 (Personal Computing Technology          (3) CGT 11000 (Technical Graphics
      and Applications)                                      Communications)
  (4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition)                (3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech
  (3) IT 10400 (Industrial Organization)                     Communication)
  (5) MA 15900 (Precalculus) or                          (3) IT 21400 (Introduction to Lean Manufacturing)
      (3) MA 15300 (Algebra and Trigonometry I) and      (3) MET 14300 (Materials and Processes I)
      (3) MA 15400 (Algebra and Trigonometry II)         (3) PSY 12000 (Elementary Psychology)
(15-16)                                                (15)

Sophomore Year
Third Semester                                         Fourth Semester
 (3) AT 26300 (Fluid Power Systems)                      (3) ECET 21400 (Electricity Fundamentals)
 (3) CNIT 17500 (Visual Programming)                     (3) ECON 21000 (Principles of Economics) or
 (3) IT 23000 (Industrial Supply Chain Management)           AGEC 21700 (Economics)
 (3) MET 14400 (Materials and Processes II)              (3) MET 24500 (Manufacturing Systems)
 (3) Science selective                                   (4) PHYS 21800 (General Physics)
                                                         (3) Free elective
(15)                                                   (16)

Junior Year
Fifth Semester                                         Sixth Semester
  (3) IT 34200 (Introduction to Statistical Quality)    (3) IT 34500 (Automatic Identification and Data
  (3) IT 35100 (Advanced Industrial Safety and              Capture)
      Health Management)                                (3) IT 38500 (Industrial Ergonomics)
  (3) MFET 30000 (Applications of Automation            (3) STAT 30100 (Elementary Statistical Methods)
      in Manufacturing)                                 (3) Science selective
  (3) Communication elective (30000-level or above)     (3) Technical elective (30000-level or above)
  (3) Technical elective
  (3) Free elective
(18)                                                   (15)
                                                                             Industrial Technology/Plans   51

Senior Year
Seventh Semester                                      Eighth Semester
  (3) COM 31500 (Speech Communication of               (3) IT 48300 (Facility Design for Lean
      Technical Information) or                            Manufacturing)
      ENGL 42000 (Business Writing)                    (3) Technical elective (30000-level or above)
  (3) IT 38100 (Total Productive Maintenance)          (9) Free electives
  (3) IT 44200 (Production Planning)
  (3) IT 44600 (Six Sigma Quality)
  (3) Free elective
(15)                                                  (15)

Industrial Distribution (B.S.)
Industrial distribution (ID) is a technology and      sis, supply chain and business, communication
business major that prepares students for careers     and selling skills, and leadership. The program
that are industrial technology oriented and have      is designed to produce technical problem solv-
a supply chain and product management focus.          ers with business and supply chain knowledge
The ID curriculum provides students with a valu-      tailored specifically for the management and dis-
able blend of courses in industrial technology,       tribution of industrial/technical products. Gradu-
distribution operations and management, and           ates work effectively in all aspects of distribution
business management including financial analy-        and in a wide variety of industries.

Industrial Technology/Industrial Distribution Double Major (B.S.)
It is common for students to combine the indus-       The majority of manufacturers market their
trial technology and industrial distribution          products to the manufacturing segment through
majors to get a double major in IT/ID that is         wholesale distribution partners. The knowledge
highly valued by employers. The industrial dis-       of manufacturing and distribution concepts pro-
tribution industry consists of manufacturers and      vides valuable expertise in this market. Some of
distributor partners that produce and distribute      the highest salaries paid by employers are to IT/
industrial/technical products for sale to indus-      ID double majors.
trial, commercial, and construction enterprises.

Industrial Distribution (B.S.)
Credit Hours Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 121
Freshman Year
First Semester                                        Second Semester
  (3) CNIT 13600 (Personal Computing                    (3) CGT 11000 (Technical Graphics
      Technology and Applications)                          Communications)
  (4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition)               (3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech
  (3) IT 10400 (Industrial Organization)                    Communication)
  (5) MA 15900 (Precalculus) or                         (3) IT 21400 (Introduction to Lean Manufacturing)
      (3) MA 15300 (Algebra and Trigonometry I) and     (3) MET 14300 (Materials and Processes I)
      (3) MA 15400 (Algebra and Trigonometry II)        (3) PSY 12000 (Elementary Psychology)
(15-16)                                               (15)
52     Technology

Sophomore Year
Third Semester                                            Fourth Semester
 (3) AT 26300 (Fluid Power Systems)                         (3) ECON 21000 (Principles of Economics) or
 (3) ECET 21400 (Electricity Fundamentals)                      AGEC 21700 (Economics)
 (3) IT 23000 (Industrial Supply Chain Management)          (3) MET 24500 (Manufacturing Systems)
 (3) MET 14400 (Materials And Processes II)                 (3) OLS 25200 (Human Relations in Organizations)
 (3) Science selective                                      (4) PHYS 21800 (General Physics)
                                                            (3) Free elective
(15)                                                      (16)

Junior Year
Fifth Semester                                            Sixth Semester
  (3) IT 34200 (Introduction to Statistical Quality)       (3) IT 33000 (Industrial Sales and Sales
  (3) IT 35100 (Advanced Industrial Safety and                 Management)
      Health Management)                                   (3) IT 33200 (Purchasing, Inventory, and
  (3) MFET 30000 (Applications of Automation in                Warehouse Management)
      Manufacturing)                                       (3) IT 34500 (Automatic Identification and Data
  (3) MGMT 20000T (Introductory Accounting)                    Capture)
  (3) MGMT 32300 (Introduction to Marketing                (3) STAT 30100 (Elementary Statistical Methods)
      Analysis)                                            (3) Technical elective
  (3) Free elective
(18)                                                      (15)

Senior Year
Seventh Semester                                          Eighth Semester
  (3) ENGL 42000 (Business Writing)                        (3) IT 43500 (Distribution Management Policy)
  (3) IT 38100 (Total Productive Maintenance)              (3) Communication selective (30000-level or higher)
  (3) IT 43200 (Financial Transactions in Distribution)    (3) Science selective
  (3) IT 43400 (Global Transportation and Logistics        (6) Free electives
  (3) IT 44600 (Six Sigma Quality)
(15)                                                      (15)

Engineering/Technology Teacher Education (B.S.)
The Engineering/Technology Teacher Education              by a supervised full-semester student teaching
Program prepares graduates to teach in middle             experience. Graduates receive Project Lead the
school and high school engineering/technology             Way engineering teaching certificates with their
education classrooms. The curriculum develops             Purdue University diploma. This provides them
professional educators with the strong pedagogi-          with the competencies to teach the Project Lead
cal and technical skills needed for success in            the Way courses of Gateway to Technology,
today’s high-performance workplace.                       Introduction to Engineering Design, Principles
    The undergraduate curriculum is based on              of Engineering, Computer Integrated Manufac-
the Scholar-Practitioner Model, National Coun-            turing, Civil Engineering and Architecture, and
cil for the Accreditation of Teacher Education            Engineering Design and Development.
standards, Standards for Technological Literacy,              The Engineering/Technology Teacher Edu-
Advancing Excellence in Technological Lit-                cation Program is accredited by the National
eracy, Indiana Department of Education Divi-              Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Edu-
sion of Professional Standards, and Project Lead          cation and the Indiana Professional Standards
the Way competencies. This solid foundation               Board. There is a very high demand for engineer-
emphasizes the blending of practical experiences,         ing/technology education teachers nationwide;
technical expertise, and academic rigor. Students         Indiana has reciprocal licensing agreements
complete coursework in general education, pro-            with 40 states, giving engineering/technology
fessional education, and engineering/technol-             teacher education graduates teaching opportuni-
ogy education. This preparation is capstoned              ties across the country.
                                                                                  Industrial Technology/Plans   53

Engineering/Technology Teacher Education (B.S.)
Credit Hours Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 122
Freshman Year
First Semester                                            Second Semester
 (3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech                      (2) EDCI 27000 (Introduction to Educational
     Communication)                                             Technology and Computing)
 (4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition)                    (1) EDCI 27100 (Classroom Applications of
 (3) IT 27200 (Foundations of Technology Education)             Educational Technology)
 (3) IT 27600 (Teaching Design and Communications           (3) IT 27500 (Teaching Power, Energy, and
     Technology)                                                Transportation Technology)
 (3) MA 15300 (Algebra and Trigonometry I)                  (3) MA 15400 (Algebra and Trigonometry II)
                                                            (3) PSY 12000 (Elementary Psychology)
                                                            (3) Technical elective
(16)                                                      (15)

Sophomore Year
Third Semester                                            Fourth Semester
 (3) EDCI 20500 (Exploring Teaching as a Career)*           (3) CGT 11000 (Computer Graphics
 (3) EDCI 28500 (Multiculturalism and Education)*               Communications)
 (3) EDST 20000 (History and Philosophy of Education)       (3) IT 27700 (Teaching Manufacturing Technology)
 (3) IT 27800 (Teaching Construction Technology)            (3) SOC 10000 (Introductory Sociology)
 (3) Technical elective                                     (3) Science selective
                                                            (3) Technical elective
(15)                                                      (15)

Junior Year
Fifth Semester                                            Sixth Semester
 (3) ECET 21400 (Electricity Fundamentals)                  (3) COM 31500 (Speech Communication of
 (3) EDPS 23500 (Learning and Motivation)†                      Technical Information)
 (3) EDPS 26500 (The Inclusive Classroom)†                  (2) EDCI 45000 (Techniques of Coordination in
 (3) IT 37200 (Teaching Civil Engineering and                   Cooperative Vocational Education)
     Architecture)                                          (3) IT 37100 (Instructional Planning and Evaluation)
 (3) International understanding selective                  (3) MFET 40000 (Computer Integrated
                                                            (4) PHYS 21800 (General Physics)
(15)                                                      (15)

Senior Year
Seventh Semester                                          Eighth Semester
  (3) ENGL 42100 (Technical Writing) or                    (16) EDCI 49800G (Supervised Teaching in
      ENGL 42000 (Business Writing)                             Technology Education)‡
  (3) IT 47100 (Managing the Technology Education
  (3) IT 47200 (Methods of Teaching Technology
  (3) Science selective
  (3) Technical selective
(15)                                                      (16)

* These courses are Block I courses and must be taken together.
† These courses are Block II courses and must be taken together.
‡ No undergraduate may be enrolled in this course until he or she has been admitted to teacher education and a
  copy of this acceptance is on file with the advisor.
54    Technology

Vocational-Industrial Teaching (B.S.)
The vocational-industrial teaching curriculum         the general and professional education courses
is a part of the total Indiana program of voca-       specified by the Indiana Department of Educa-
tional education. Vocational-industrial teach-        tion Division of Professional Standards. The
ers must be occupationally competent in one           plan of study, when completed, qualifies the stu-
of many skilled and technical crafts found in         dent for a provisional trade and industrial educa-
industry in the United States. In order to qualify    tion teacher license.
for the vocational teaching license, the student          Individuals interested in pursuing the voca-
must have completed at least three years of work      tional-industrial teaching curriculum should
above the learner level in a craft, skilled trade,    consult the department for a full explanation of
or some other type of industrial occupation, plus     details and procedures.

Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology
The Department of Mechanical Engineering              Engineering Technology faculty members have
Technology offers distinctive engineering tech-       advanced degrees as well as significant indus-
nology programs that are designed specifically        trial experience in their areas of expertise. Stu-
to meet the needs of today’s most demand-             dents have the opportunity to learn from these
ing industrial environments. These programs           well-educated practicing professionals.
include mechanical engineering technology                 Applied research drives the design and con-
(MET) and manufacturing engineering technol-          tent of undergraduate courses. Focus areas of
ogy (MFET). The vision of the department is to        excellence include energy systems, advanced
be the national leader in mechanical and manu-        manufacturing systems and controls, engineered
facturing engineering technology education            materials, applied nanotechnology systems, and
through excellence in teaching, applied research      mechanical/electronic (mechatronic) systems.
and scholarship, and professional service. Stu-           The educational objectives of the degree pro-
dents develop problem-solving and functional          grams in mechanical engineering technology
skills that prepare them to become engineering        and manufacturing engineering technology are
technicians and technologists proficient in the       to produce graduates who:
fundamental principles of science and engineer-           • Deliver services and support to industry
ing and in their practical applications in industry         by applying technical knowledge, problem-
to meet the needs of Indiana, the nation, and the           solving techniques, and hands-on skills
world.                                                      in traditional and emerging areas of the
    Engineering technology programs stress the              mechanical and manufacturing disciplines.
application and implementation of technology              • Are active participants in ongoing profes-
using a hands-on approach with a solid founda-              sional development, professional growth,
tion in mathematics and physical sciences. Engi-            and increasing professional responsibility.
neering technology education focuses primarily            • Communicate ideas to technical and non-
on the applied aspects of science and engineer-             technical people.
ing aimed at preparing graduates for careers in           • Work in industrial teams.
product improvement, industrial processes, and            • Work within the accepted standards of pro-
plant operations. The Department of Mechanical              fessional integrity.

Mechanical Engineering Technology (A.S. and B.S.)
The MET program focuses on the methods, mate-         materials, fluid power, heat power, mechanics,
rials, machinery, and manpower needed to solve        and cost analysis.
real-world problems. The program is focused on           Mechanical engineering technicians work
providing graduates with skills to develop and        with scientists and engineers as valuable mem-
implement technological solutions in the areas        bers of professional teams. Engineering techni-
of product design and development, manufactur-        cians have practical skills and often begin their
ing, manufacturing processes, quality control,        careers with assignments in simple design, prod-
                                                                 Mechanical Engineering Technology/Plans   55

uct testing, computer-aided drafting, or customer     The MET associate’s degree is offered at South
service. Graduates accept jobs with titles such       Bend, Kokomo, and Richmond.
as laboratory technicians, engineering aides,             Many students transfer into MET from other
plant maintenance personnel, designers/CAD            programs at Purdue and from other institu-
specialists, production assistants, and technical     tions as well. Graduates of both the A.S. and
salespeople. With additional experience, promo-       B.S. degree programs are in great demand
tion is possible into positions such as industrial    by such firms as Babcock & Wilcox, Ameri-
supervisors, machine and tool designers, tech-        can Axle Manufacturing, Cessna Aircraft,
nical buyers, production expediters, and cost         Cummins, General Electric, Johnson Controls,
estimators.                                           Caterpillar, Motorola, TRW Automotive, U.S.
    The MET program provides additional               Steel, Honda, Wabash National, and other com-
study in mechanical engineering technology            panies.
plus courses that provide background in related
technical and nontechnical topics essential in        Accreditation
modern industry. Graduates fill a variety of          The B.S. mechanical engineering technology
technical positions, i.e., product design/develop-    programs at the West Lafayette, New Albany,
ment, process design/development, plant opera-        and Columbus locations and the A.S. MET pro-
tions, facilities management, quality assurance,      gram at the Columbus location are accredited
field technical service, production supervision,      by the Technology Accreditation Commission
technical sales, marketing, research, etc.            of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and
    The department provides programs in               Technology (ABET), 111 Market Place, Suite
mechanical engineering technology at a num-           1050, Baltimore, Maryland 21202-4012. Tele-
ber of statewide locations. The MET bachelor’s        phone (410) 347-7700; fax (410) 625-2238;
degree is offered at Columbus and New Albany.         e-mail; Web site

Mechanical Engineering Technology (B.S.)
Credit Hours Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 127
Freshman Year
First Semester                                        Second Semester
  (3) CGT 11000 (Technical Graphics Communications)    (3) MA 22100 (Calculus for Technology I)
  (4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition)              (3) MET 10200 (Production Design and
  (5) MA 15900 (Precalculus)                               Specifications)
  (3) MET 14300 (Materials And Processes I)            (3) MET 11100 (Applied Statics)
  (1) MET 16200 (Computational Analysis                (3) MET 14400 (Materials And Processes II)
      Tools in MET)                                    (4) PHYS 22000 (General Physics)
  (2) MET 16300 (Computer Application
      Tools in MET)
(18)                                                  (16)

Sophomore Year
Third Semester                                        Fourth Semester
 (3) ECET 21400 (Electricity Fundamentals)               (3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech
 (4) MET 21100 (Applied Strength of Materials)               Communication)
 (3) MET 21300 (Dynamics)                                (3) MET 21400 (Machine Elements)
 (3) MET 24500 (Manufacturing Systems)                   (3) MET 22000 (Heat/Power)
 (4) PHYS 22100 (General Physics)                        (3) MET 23000 (Fluid Power)
                                                        (2–3) Technical selective
                                                         (3) Humanities and social science elective
(17)                                                  (17–18)
56     Technology

Junior Year
Fifth Semester                                      Sixth Semester
 (3) CHM 11100 (General Chemistry)                    (3) ECON 21000 (Principles of Economics)
 (3) CNIT 17500 (Visual Programming)                  (3) MET 31300 (Applied Fluid Mechanics)
 (3) MA 22200 (Calculus for Technology II)            (3) MET 34600 (Advanced Materials in
 (3) MET 32000 (Applied Thermodynamics)                   Manufacturing)
 (3) Global elective                                  (3) MET 38200 (Controls and Instrumentation
                                                          for Automation)
                                                      (3) STAT 30100T (Elementary Statistical Methods)
(15)                                                (15)

Senior Year
Seventh Semester                                    Eighth Semester
  (3) IET 45100 (Monetary Analysis for Industrial    (3) COM 32000 (Small Group Communication)
      Decisions)                                     (3) ENGL 42100 (Technical Writing)
  (3) Interdisciplinary or basic science elective    (3) Humanities and social science elective
  (6) MET electives                                  (6) MET electives
  (3) OLS/MGMT elective
(15)                                                (15)

Manufacturing Engineering Technology
The MFET program focuses on the dynamic             industries and service areas that apply computer
fields of automated manufacturing, systems inte-    automation. Graduates of this degree program
gration, materials handling, and manufacturing      are better able to understand the relationships of
operations. The plan of study blends courses in     the various manufacturing subsystems studied
mechanical engineering technology, electrical       in the A.S. degree program and additionally
and computer engineering technology, computer       possess the ability and understanding necessary
graphics technology, and information systems        to further integrate these subsystems into a fully
with program-specific courses in automated          functional integrated manufacturing system.
manufacturing, operations planning, and systems         Purdue operates a unique, nationally rec-
integration. Graduates are uniquely qualified       ognized automated manufacturing laboratory
to meet the automation challenges experienced       with many state-of-the-practice capabilities.
by today’s most demanding industries. MFET          The facility is equipped with a fully functional,
accomplishes this through experienced-based         1,400-square-foot integrated manufacturing sys-
study in the application of computers in design,    tem complete with industrial grade robots, CNC
operations planning, manufacturing processes,       machine tools, programmable logic controllers,
process control, quality, project management,       conveyor system, and various supporting periph-
and machine and system integration.                 eral technologies. This equipment and software
    A manufacturing system can encompass all        enables students to gain first-hand experience
operations from the design and order entry of       with everything from the fundamentals of pro-
a product to the shipment and billing of the        gramming an individual piece of equipment or
product. If implemented effectively, the system     software, to the more complex tasks associated
can lead to significant cost reductions and bet-    with planning, programming, and implementing
ter quality. The MFET curriculum concentrates       a fully integrated system. The facility supports
on the study of individual subsystems includ-       the educational objectives of the program and
ing control systems, materials handling systems,    promotes interdisciplinary manufacturing devel-
planning systems, robotic systems, computer-        opment and discovery.
aided processing systems, automated inspection          The MFET program provides graduates
and identification systems, business systems,       with the solid technical foundation necessary
and their integration.                              to ensure their success in a wide variety of
    The B.S. degree program prepares graduates      employment opportunities. Program graduates
for employment opportunities in a multitude of      are able to fill a wide variety of positions, rang-
                                                                 Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Plans   57

ing from the application of computer automated           Dell Computers, Depuy, Eli Lilly, Ethicon, Ford
manufacturing equipment and software to                  Motor Company, Guide Corporation, General
the programming and development of a fully               Motors, Honda of America, TRW, Rockwell
integrated manufacturing system. Graduates               Automation, Saturn, Shuttleworth, and other
excel in positions related to manufacturing              companies.
engineering, process/control systems design,
automated equipment engineering, layout and              Accreditation
material handling, automated systems engineer-           The B.S. manufacturing engineering technology
ing and development, production engineering,             programs at West Lafayette are accredited by the
manufacturing systems implementation, man-               Technology Accreditation Commission of the
ufacturing systems integration, and technical            Accreditation Board for Engineering and Tech-
sales.                                                   nology (ABET), 111 Market Place, Suite 1050,
    Graduates of the MFET program are in great           Baltimore, Maryland 21202–4012. Telephone
demand by such firms as CIM Systems, CTA                 (410) 347–7700; Fax (410) 625-2238; e-mail
Integration, Cornerstone Controls, Caterpillar,; Web site

Manufacturing Engineering Technology (B.S.)
Credit Hours Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 125
Freshman Year
First Semester                                           Second Semester
 (3) CHM 11100 (General Chemistry)                         (3) ECET 21400 (Electricity Fundamentals)
 (5) MA 15900 (Precalculus)                                (3) MET 10200 (Production Design and
 (3) MET 14300 (Materials and Processes I)                     Specifications)
 (1) MFET 10000 (Introduction to Computer Integrated       (3) MET 14400 (Materials And Processes II)
     Manufacturing Technology)                             (1) MET 16200 (Computational Analysis
 (2) Computer graphics selective                               Tools in MET)
                                                           (3) English composition selective
                                                           (3) Humanities or social science selective
(14)                                                     (16)

Sophomore Year
Third Semester                                           Fourth Semester
 (3) COM 11400 (Speech Communications)                     (3) CNIT 17500 (Visual Programming)
 (3) MA 22100 (Calculus I)                                 (3) MFET 24400 (Automated Manufacturing II)
 (4) MET 21200 (Applications of Engineering Mechanics)     (3) MFET 24600 (High Performance
 (3) MET 24500 (Manufacturing Systems)                         Manufacturing)
 (3) MFET 24300 (Automated Manufacturing I)                (3) MFET 24800 (Automated Manufacturing III)
                                                           (3) Science selective
                                                           (3) Humanities/social science elective
(16)                                                     (18)

Junior Year
Fifth Semester                                           Sixth Semester
  (3) CNIT 18000 (Introduction to Systems                 (3) ECET 23300 (Electronics and Industrial
      Development)                                            Controls)
  (3) ENGL 42100 (Technical Writing)                      (3) MET 23000 (Fluid Power)
  (3) MFET 34200 (Advanced Manufacturing                  (3) MFET 37400 (Manufacturing Integration I)
      Processes and Practices)                            (3) CNIT selective
  (3) Manufacturing graphics selective                    (3) Statistics or quality selective
  (4) Physics selective
(16)                                                     (15)
58    Technology

Senior Year
Seventh Semester                                       Eighth Semester
  (3) IET 45100 (Monetary Analysis for Industrial        (3) MFET 48100 (Integration of Manufacturing
      Decisions)                                             Systems)
  (3) MFET 47400 (Manufacturing Integration II)          (3) English/communications selective
  (3) MFET 48000 (Project Planning for Integration)      (3) Global selective
  (3) OLS selective                                      (3) Humanities/social science elective
  (3) Technical elective                                 (3) Free elective
(15)                                                   (15)

Department of Organizational Leadership and Supervision
The Department of Organizational Leadership            employment in general management, customer
and Supervision (OLS) at Purdue is the leading         service, human resources management, sales,
bachelor-degree-granting program in the country        and financial services. The manufacturing sec-
that prepares students for their first professional-   tor hires OLS graduates in the areas of produc-
level position in leadership.                          tion control, production supervision, and quality
    OLS offers a highly individualized, practical,     control. Some graduates choose careers in mili-
“real world” approach to leadership, empha-            tary service, sports management, or hospital
sizing quality, interpersonal skills, and change       administration, while others choose to continue
implementation with a flexible curriculum that         their education in advanced degree programs.
allows students to specialize in their areas of            The OLS department offers programs at
interest and talent. The courses in human rela-        College of Technology statewide locations in
tions, leadership, management of change, con-          Anderson, Columbus, Kokomo, Lafayette, New
flict resolution, entrepreneurship, quality and        Albany, Richmond, and South Bend. An OLS
productivity, self-directed teams, interpersonal       certificate (27 credit hours) is available at sev-
and organizational communication, and training         eral of these locations, where the program tar-
and development help create a well-rounded             gets full-time employees who want to equip
student.                                               themselves for upward mobility into leadership
    The OLS program also offers a pragmatic,           positions.
innovative, and flexible approach to the stu-              An associate of science degree (63 credit
dent’s education, with opportunities for interac-      hours) is available in OLS at West Lafayette
tion between students, faculty, and the outside        and at College of Technology statewide loca-
world of work. The relatively small classes,           tions. This program primarily serves as an entry-
taught primarily by full-time faculty with a vari-     level avenue for individuals who are currently
ety of professional backgrounds, emphasize the         employed and who wish to prepare themselves
well-rounded structure of the OLS department.          for future leadership/supervisory programs; or
Also, individualized, personalized counseling          as a dual-degree program option for non-OLS
is stressed.                                           majors who seek to augment their primary pro-
    Purdue University’s OLS program is a source        gram area by preparing themselves for leader-
of professional talent for leadership positions in     ship positions in their respective disciplines.
business, industry, government, and many other             For more information about the Department
organizations. Graduates with a B.S. degree find       of Organizational Leadership and Supervision,
                                                                Organizational Leadership and Supervision/Plans   59

Organizational and Leadership Supervision (B.S.)
Credits Required for Bachelor’s Degree: 123
Freshman Year
First Semester                                             Second Semester
  (3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech                      (3) CNIT 13600 (Personal Computing Technology
      Communication)                                             and Applications)
  (5) MA 15900 (Precalculus)*                                (3) OLS 27400 (Applied Leadership)
  (1) OLS 10000 (Introduction to Organizational              (3) OLS 28400 (Leadership Principles)
      Leadership)†                                           (3) OLS 32500 (Meeting Management)
  (3) OLS 25200 (Human Relations in Organizations)           (3) PSY 12000 (Elementary Psychology)
  (3) English composition selective‡                         (3) Free elective
(15)                                                       (18)

Sophomore Year
Third Semester                                             Fourth Semester
  (3) ACEG 21700 (Economics) or                              (3) OLS 34500 (Critical Thinking in Organizations)
      ECON 21000 (Principles of Economics)                   (3) OLS 37600 (Human Resource Issues)
  (3) OLS 38600 (Leadership for Organizational Change)       (3) STAT 30100 (Elementary Statistical Methods)
  (3) OLS 38800 (Leadership through Teams)                       or IT 34200 (Introduction to Statistical Quality)
  (3) SOC 10000 (Introductory Sociology)                     (3) Technical elective
  (3) Laboratory science elective                            (3) Free elective
(15)                                                       (15)

Junior Year
Fifth Semester                                             Sixth Semester
 (3) MGMT 20000T (Introductory Accounting)                   (3) IT 45000 (Production Cost Analysis) or
 (3) OLS 47700 (Conflict Management)                             MGMT 20100 (Management Accounting I)
 (3) OLS experiential requirement§                           (3) OLS 48400 (Leadership Strategies for Quality
 (3) OLS selective                                               and Productivity)
 (3) Technical elective                                      (3) COM selective
                                                             (3) OLS selective
                                                             (3) Technical elective
(15)                                                       (15)

Senior Year
Seventh Semester                                           Eighth Semester
  (3) ENGL 42000 (Business Writing) or                   (3) OLS 44000 (Leading with Integrity)
      ENGL 42100 (Technical Writing)                     (3) English selective
  (3) OLS 45000 (Project Management for Organizational   (3) OLS selective
      and Human Resource Development)                    (6) Technical electives
  (3) OLS 45600 (Leadership in a Global Environment)
  (3) PHIL 12000 (Critical Thinking) or
      HIST or POL selective
  (3) Free elective
(15)                                                   (15)

* Students may substitute MA 15300 and 15400.
† Course required of incoming freshmen, when offered.
‡ Credit hours shown are a minimum. Actual credit hours may be higher for some courses.
§ Experiential courses are OLS 36200 (Cooperative Education), OLS 46700 (Supervised Practicum),
  OLS 49100 (Internship Program), or OLS 49000 (Individual Research Problems).
Notes: All students must complete a minimum of 32 hours of 30000-level or higher courses on the West
Lafayette campus in order to graduate. Responsibility for completing graduation requirements is solely that of
the student. Students must be registered for CAND 99100 the semester of graduation.
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Information about Courses
Official Purdue University course information     Purdue North Central, Indiana University-Pur-
is available on the Web at    due University Fort Wayne, Indiana University-
edu. Click on the “Search by term” link at the    Purdue University Indianapolis, and the College
top of the page.                                  of Technology locations around the state.
    The Official Purdue University Course            The course information available online is
Repository is maintained by the Office of the     organized by term, subject area, and course
Registrar and is updated instantaneously. It      number, which enables you to tailor your search.
contains a multitude of information, including    You also may want to consult your academic
course descriptions and requisites for retired,   advisor if you have questions about the courses
current, and future courses offered at the West   required for your plan of study.
Lafayette campus as well as at Purdue Calumet,

College of Technology Administration, Faculty, and
Teaching Staff

Dennis R. Depew, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Technology
Gary R. Bertoline, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
Melissa J. Dark, M.S., Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Planning
Duane D. Dunlap, Ed.D., Associate Dean for Statewide Technology
Mary A. Sadowski, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Instruction

Heads of Instructional Departments
Lonnie D. Bentley, M.S., Head of the Department of Computer and Information Technology
Michael M. Beyerlein, Ph.D., Head of the Department of Organizational Leadership and
Brent D. Bowen, Ph.D., Head of the Department of Aviation Technology
Robert F. Cox, Ph.D., Head of the Department of Building Construction Technology
Robert J. Herrick, M.S.E.E., Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Vahid Motevalli, Ph.D., Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology
Kathryne A. Newton, Ph.D., Head of the Department of Industrial Technology
Marvin I. Sarapin, Ph.D., Head of the Department of Computer Graphics Technology
                                             College of Technology Administration, Faculty, and Teaching Staff   61

Aviation Technology
B. D. Bowen, Head of the Department
Professors: B. D. Bowen, Ed.D.; T. Q. Carney, Ph.D.; T. K. Eismin, M.S.; D. W. Lopp, M.S.;
M. S. Nolan, M.S.; T. W. Wild, M.S.; J. P. Young, M.S.
Professors Emeriti: W. P. Duncan, M.S.; C. F. Holleman, B.S.; D. R. James, B.S.; D. C. Latia,
M.S.; J. A. Marchand, B.S.; S. J. Rans, M.B.A.; I. E. Treager, M.S.
Associate Professors: B. J. Dillman, M.S.; R. O. Fanjoy, Ph.D.; L. W. Gross, M.S.; T. C.
Hagovsky, Ph.D.; M. L. Leasure, M.S.; C. T. Lu, Ph.D.; M. E. Johnson, Ph.D.; D. B. Oderman,
Ph.D.; D. A. Petrin, M.S.; D. L. Stanley, M.S.; R. L. Sterkenburg, M.S.; J. M. Thom, M.S.;
B. W. Wulle, M.S.
Assistant Professors: S. Dubikovsky, M.S.; R. M. Grundman, B.S.; P. J. Mick, M.S.;
T. D. Ropp, M.S.
Visiting Associate Professor: S. W. Schreckengast, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor: M. W. Suckow, M.S.
Clinical Assistant Professor: J. M. Davis, M.S.
Continuing Lecturer (in Indianapolis): J. H. Mott, M.S.
Advanced Aviation Continuing Lecturer: J. B. Oyler, M.S.
Simulator Continuing Lecturers: B. K. Jasiak, B.S.; L. Martin, B.S.; J. Oyler, M.S.;
D. Terry, A.S.
Aviation Education Specialists: L. E. Bourguignon, B.S.; R. E. Cassens, B.S.; J. E. Cevela, M.S.;
R. P. Gamble, B.S.; A. J. Janneck, B.S.; S. A. Kreissler, A.S.; B. S. May, B.S.; P. G. Nguyen, B.S.;
J. W. Poppe, M.S.

Building Construction Management Technology
R. F. Cox, Head of the Department
Professors: Z. Baha, Ph.D.; W. G. Crawford, M.S.; J. J. Lew, M.S.C.E.; S. D. Schuette, M.S.
Professors Emeriti: P. D. Achor, M.A.; P. L. Glon, M.S.C.E.; M. May, M.S.C.E.
Associate Professors: A. Alexander, M.S.C.E.; K. D. Alter, M.S.; J. L. Jenkins, M.S.; Y. Jiang,
Ph.D.; D. J. Koehler, M.A.; F. B. Muehlhausen, Ph.D.; J. J. Orczyk, Ph.D.; R. R. Rapp, D.Mgt.
Assistant Professors: B. J. Hubbard, Ph.D.; D. C. Koch, Ph.D.; G. O. Lasker, M.B.A.;
M. E. Shaurette, Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professors: B. L. Benhart, M.B.A.; D. P. Keith, M.S.
Education Specialist: J. L. Brown, M.S.

Computer and Information Technology
L. D. Bentley, Head of the Department
Professors: L. D. Bentley, M.S.; J. E. Goldman, M.B.A.; A. R. Harriger, M.S.; J. L. Whitten, M.S.
Professors Emeriti: J. E. Boggess, M.S.; J. K. Gotwals, Ph.D.; M. M. Koleski, Ph.D.;
S. K. Lisack, M.S.
Associate Professors: M. J. Dark, Ph.D.; K. C. Dittman, M.S.; K. D. Lutes, M.S.; J. R. Mariga,
M.S.; J. A. Mendonca, M.B.A.; K. Moidu, Ph.D; P. T. Rawles, M.S.; M. K. Rogers, Ph.D.; (at
Anderson) D. O. Owen, M.A.; G. B. Randolph, M.S.; (at Columbus) K. Maharjan, M.S.; D. A.
Swanson, M.S.; (at Kokomo) J. A. Griffin, M.S.; R. L. Homkes, M.S; (at South Bend) G. W.
Laware, M.B.A.
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Assistant Professors: V. M. Barlow, M.B.A.; J. L. Brewer, M.S.; L. C. Hassan, M.S.; M. D. Kane,
Ph.D.; R. L. Mislan, M.S.; A. H. Smith, M.S.; J. A. Springer, M.S.; A. J. Walters, Ph.D;
(at Columbus) J. J. Purdum, Ph.D.
Educational Specialists: G. Ravai, M.S.; K. E. Rowe, B.S.

Computer Graphics Technology
M. I. Sarapin, Head of the Department
Professors: G. R. Bertoline, Ph.D.; S. Cooper, Ph.D.; C. L. Miller, Ph.D.; J. L. Mohler, Ph.D.;
M. A. Sadowski, Ph.D.; M. I. Sarapin, Ph.D.; D. R. Short, M.S.
Professors Emeriti: R. R. Leavitt, M.S.; J. E. O’Neal, M.S.I.Ed.; W. A. Ross, M.Ed.; J. V. Smith,
Associate Professors: N. Adamo-Villani, M.S.; J. A. Birchman, M.A.; T. L. Burton, M.S.I.Ed.;
P. E. Connolly, Ph.D.; C. E. Corey, M.S.; M. G. Gabel, M.A.; R. J. Glotzbach, M.S.; L. V. Harris,
Ph.D.; N. W. Hartman, Ed.D.; C. R. Morales, M.S.; (at New Albany) J. C. Finnegan, M.F.A.; R. D.
Kopp, M.F.A.
Assistant Professors: B. Benes, Ph.D.; H. Dib, Ph.D.; K. R. Maicher, M.S.; M. Vorvoreanu,
Ph.D.; C. W. White, M.S.I.Ed.; D. Whittinghill, Ph.D.; (at South Bend) C. M. Augustine, M.Ed.; (at
Kokomo) L. A. VanZee, M.S.
Clinical Assistant Professors: R. Hassan, M.S.; (at New Albany) A. Sriraman, M.S.
Continuing Lecturer: (at Richmond) S. George, M.S.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
R. J. Herrick, Head of the Department
Professors: R. H. Barnett, Ph.D.; W. E. DeWitt, M.S.E.E.; R. J. Herrick, M.S.E.E.,
Robert A. Hoffer Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology; J. M. Jacob,
M.S.E.E., George W. McNelly Professor of Technology; G. L. Moss, M.A.; S. Panigrahi, Ph.D.;
T. L. Skvarenina, Ph.D.; N. S. Widmer, M.S.; (at Kokomo) M. T. O’Hair, Ed.D.
Professors Emeriti: R. A. Aubrey, Ph.D.; J. O. Beasley, M.B.A.; G. E. Harland Jr., Ph.D.; V. W.
Hoeche, M.Ed.; L. D. Hoffman, Ph.D.; M. L. Holcombe, M.S.E.E.; R. C. Hubele, M.S.; C. E. Lentz,
M.S.; W. R. Naylor, M.S.; R. E. Nix, M.S.E.E.; J. A. Parker, M.S.E.E.; W. F. Reeve, M.S.;
T. W. Schultz, M.S.E.E.; W. J. Sensing, M.S.; T. B. Snow, M.S.E.E.; M. R. Taber, Ed.D.
Associate Professors: G. R. Blackwell, M.S.E.E.; J. P. Denton, Ph.D.; J. J. Evans, Ph.D.;
J. W. Honchell, M.S.C.S.; N. A. Kulatunga, Ph.D.; A. J. A. Oxtoby, M.S.E.E.; T. L. Robertson,
Ph.D.; R. Sundararajan, Ph.D.; (at Columbus) R. J. Hofinger, M.S.E.E.; (at Kokomo) G. N. Foster,
M.S.E.E.; W. H. Hubbard, M.S.; K. D. Taylor, M.S.E.E.; (at New Albany) N. T. Le, M.S.E.E.; T. P.
O’Connor, M.S.E.T.; (at South Bend) G. L. Harding, M.S.E.E.; K. A. Perusich, Ph.D.
Assistant Professors: T. E. Fahlsing, M.S.Ed.; H. A. McNally, Ph.D.; J. J. Richardson, M.S.

Industrial Technology
K. A. Newton, Head of the Department
Professors: D. R. Depew, Ph.D.; D. D. Dunlap, Ed.D.; M. J. Dyrenfurth, Ph.D.; D. K. Gentry,
Ed.D.; K. A. Newton, Ph.D.; G. E. Rogers, Ed.D.; M. P. Stephens, Ph.D.
Professors Emeriti: H. E. McVicker, Ed.D.; L. D. Neher, Ed.D.; P. J. Odendahl, M.S.;
D. Sams, Ed.D.
Associate Professors: D. D. Buskirk, Ed.D.; S. J. Elliott, Ph.D.; E. K. Schmidt, Ph.D.;
M. J. Sutton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professors: K. L. Clase, Ph.D.; T. R. Kelley, Ph.D.; C. M. Laux, Ph.D.; N. J. Mentzer,
                                           College of Technology Administration, Faculty, and Teaching Staff   63

Manufacturing Engineering Technology
B. C. Harriger, Director of the College of Technology Manufacturing Center

Mechanical Engineering Technology
V. Motevalli, Head of the Department
Professors: N. L. Denton, M.S.M.E.; B. A. Harding, M.S.; B. C. Harriger, M.S.; H. W. Kraebber,
Ph.D.; M. Pagano, Ph.D.; C. R. Thomas, M.S.
Professors Emeriti: W. K. Dalton, M.S.; L. K. Eigenbrod, M.S.M.E.; F. W. Emshousen, Ph.D.;
R. R. Hosey, Ph.D.; (at Kokomo) C. S. Kunkle, M.S.; J. R. Williams, M.S.E.; (at Columbus)
L. J. Feldmann, M.S.E.; R. E. Neth, M.S.; H. R. Roach, M.S.C.E.; H. Stern, M.S.M.E.; (at Elkhart)
W. M. Barker, M.A.
Associate Professors: R. G. Bruce, M.S.I.E.; C. L. Corum, M.S.I.E.; R. M. French, Ph.D.;
Q. Han, Ph.D.; R. G. Handy, Ph.D.; V. S. Hillsman, M.S.O.E.; W. J. Hutzel, M.S.; M. J. Jackson,
Ph.D.; J. F. Kmec, M.S.; T. E. Kostek, M.S.E.E.; J. T. Lugowski, Ph.D.; S. E. Widmer, M.S.;
(at Columbus) J. P. Fuehne, Ph.D.; (at Kokomo) M. Pike, Ph.D.; (at Muncie) R. L. A. Jordan,
M.S.M.E.; (at New Albany) T. R. Cooley, M.S.M.E.; J. F. Dues, M.Eng.; (at Richmond)
B. A. Alenskis, M.E.; (at South Bend) S. E. Leach, M.S. Mat.E.
Assistant Professors: T. E. Kirk, M.S.; H. H. Zhang, Ph.D.

Organizational Leadership and Supervision
Michael Beyerlein, Head of the Department
Professors: M. Beyerlein, Ph.D.; J. L. Windle, Ph.D.; (at Columbus) N. W. Harter, J.D.
Professors Emeriti: J. R. Achor, M.S.; L. F. Greenberger, Ph.D.; T. F. Hull, Ed.D.; K. Laskowitz-
Weingart, Ph.D.; R. R. Leavitt, M.S.; J. E. Lillich, M.S.; G. D. McCarthy, M.S.; G. W. McNelly,
Ph.D.; S. L. Pritchett, M.S.; C. L. Tomovic, Ph.D.
Associate Professors: A. W. Crispo, M.S.; S. R. Homan, Ph.D.; W. G. Krug, M.S.; D. O. Lybrook,
M.S.; R. C. Vandeveer, M.S.; M. H. Wasburn, Ph.D.; (at Columbus) J. A. Phillips, M.S.;
J. K. Steuver, M.A.; (at Kokomo) T. K. Capozzoli, Ed.D.; B. J. Davis, M.S.; (at Lafayette)
M. L. Summers, M.S.; (at South Bend) F. J. Ziolkowski, M.B.A.
Assistant Professors: L. L. Naimi, Ed.D., J.D.; L. B. Ncube, Ph.D.
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Instructional Units
Agriculture                                    Interdisciplinary Studies
Agricultural and Biological Engineering        Military Science
Agricultural Economics                         Naval Science
Agronomy                                       Philosophy
Animal Sciences                                Political Science
Biochemistry                                   Psychological Sciences
Botany and Plant Pathology                     Sociology
Entomology                                     Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Food Science                                   Visual and Performing Arts
Forestry and Natural Resources
Horticulture and Landscape Architecture        Management
Youth Development and Agricultural Education   Economics
Consumer and Family Sciences
Child Development and Family Studies           Nursing
Consumer Sciences and Retailing
Foods and Nutrition                            Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Hospitality and Tourism Management             Industrial and Physical Pharmacy
                                               Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular
Education                                        Pharmacology
Curriculum and Instruction                     Pharmacy Practice
Educational Studies
Engineering                                    Biological Sciences
Aeronautics and Astronautics                   Chemistry
Agricultural and Biological Engineering        Computer Science
Biomedical Engineering                         Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Chemical Engineering                           Mathematics
Civil Engineering                              Physics
Construction Engineering and Management        Statistics
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Engineering Education                          Technology
Industrial Engineering                         Aviation Technology
Interdisciplinary Engineering                  Building Construction Management
Materials Engineering                            Technology
Mechanical Engineering                         Computer Graphics Technology
Nuclear Engineering                            Computer and Information Technology
                                               Electrical and Computer Engineering
Health Sciences                                  Technology
                                               Industrial Technology
Liberal Arts                                   Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Aerospace Studies                              Mechanical Engineering Technology
Anthropology                                   Organizational Leadership and Supervision
Communication                                  Veterinary Medicine
English                                        Basic Medical Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literatures              Comparative Pathobiology
General Studies                                Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Health and Kinesiology                         Veterinary Medicine
                                                                                               Index    65

Abbreviations, 28                                   Computer graphics technology, 43
Accreditation, 29, 36, 48, 49, 52, 55               Construction work experience, 36
Admissions                                          Cooperative education programs, 36, 47, 49
   add-on requirements, 27                          Cooperative housing, 21
   College of Technology Statewide, 16              Costs, 17
   freshman criteria, 15                            Counseling, 24
   inquiries and procedures, 15                     Courses, information about, 60
   international students, 16
   other Purdue campuses, 16                        Degree programs, 9, 26
   summer early registration, 15                    Demolition and reconstruction management
   transfer criteria, 15, 27                         concentration, 38
Aeronautical engineering technology, 29             Department heads, 60
Associate of science degree programs, 9, 27         Disability services, 24
Aviation Accreditation Board International, 29      Disaster restoration and reconstruction
Aviation management, 31                              management concentration, 38
Aviation technology, 29                             Doctoral degree, 9, 26

Bachelor of Science degree, 9, 26                   Education Academic Services, 25
Bachelor’s degree programs                          Electrical construction management
    aeronautical engineering technology, 29          concentration, 38
    aviation management, 31                         Electrical engineering technology, 47
    building construction management, 35            Employment opportunities, 19
    computer and information technology, 39         Engineering/technology teacher education, 52
    computer graphics technology, 44                Expenses, 17
    electrical engineering technology, 47
    engineering/technology teacher education, 52    Faculty, College of Technology
    industrial technology, 49                           aviation technology, 61
    industrial technology/industrial distribution       building construction management
       double major, 51                                   technology, 61
    information systems and technology, 40              computer and information technology, 61
    manufacturing engineering technology, 56            computer graphics technology, 62
    mechanical engineering technology, 54               electrical and computer engineering
    network engineering technology, 40                    technology, 62
    organizational leadership and supervision, 58       industrial technology, 62
    professional flight technology, 29, 32              manufacturing engineering
    vocational-industrial teaching, 54                    technology, 63
Biotechnology minor, 49                                 mechanical engineering technology, 63
Boiler Gold Rush, 15                                    organizational leadership and supervision, 63
Building construction management                    Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), 32-34
 technology, 35                                     Fees
    demolition and reconstruction management            aviation, 35
      concentration, 38                                 College of Technology statewide, 9, 18
    disaster restoration and reconstruction             refunding of, 18
      management concentration, 38                  Financial aid, 19
    electrical construction management              Flight instruction courses, 34-35
      concentration, 38                             Fraternities, 21
    healthcare construction management              Free elective, 28
      concentration, 38
    mechanical construction management              Goals, College of Technology, 8
      concentration, 38                             Graduate studies, 9, 26
    residential construction management             Graduation rates, 25
      concentration, 38
                                                    Heads of instructional departments, 60
Center for Career Opportunities, 25                 Healthcare construction management
Center for Professional Studies in Technology and    concentration, 38
    Applied Research (ProSTAR), 26                  Housing, 20
Certificate programs
    industrial technology, 49                       Immunization, proof of, 16
    organizational leadership and supervision, 58   Indiana Department of Education Division of
College of Education Academic Services, 25              Professional Standards, 52, 54
College of Education Office of Professional         Indiana teaching licenses, 14
 Preparation and Licensure, 11-15                   Industrial distribution, 51
College of Technology, 8, 26                        Industrial technology, 49
College of Technology Statewide, 9, 16              Industrial technology/industrial distribution
Computer and information technology, 38                 double major, 51
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Information systems and technology                      industrial technology, 49
  concentration, 40                                       biotechnology minor, 49
Information Technology at Purdue (ITaP), 22               engineering/technology education, 52
Instructional units at Purdue, 64                         industrial distribution, 51
International students, 16                                industrial technology, 50
                                                          industrial technology/industrial distribution
Libraries, 23                                               double major, 57
Living accommodations, 19                                 vocational-industrial teaching, 54
Loans, student, 19                                      mechanical engineering technology, 54
                                                        manufacturing engineering technology, 56
Manufacturing engineering technology, 56                organizational leadership and supervision, 58
Manufacturing graphics minor, 45                     Professional flight, 32
Married students/families accommodations, 21         Program accreditation, 29, 36, 48, 49, 52, 55
Master of science degree, 9, 26                      Programs, College of Technology, 9, 26, 27
Mechanical construction management                   Purdue across Indiana, 16
 concentration, 38                                   Purdue: A World of Possibilities, 5
Mechanical engineering technology, 54
Men’s residences, 20                                 Refunding of fees and tuition, 18
Military training, 16                                Registration, 15
                                                     Residences, University, 20
National Association of State Directors of Teacher   Resident assistants, 19
 Education and Certification (NASDTEC), 15           Residential construction management
National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher     concentration, 38
 Education (NCATE), 11, 52                           ROTC, 16
Network engineering technology concentration, 40
Nondiscrimination policy statement, 17               Safety on campus, 25
                                                     Scholarships, 19
Office of Professional Preparation and Licensure,    Selective, 28
    11-15                                            Services, 24
Office of Field Experiences, College of              Sororities, 21
    Education, 25                                    Specialized service programs, 27
Organizational leadership and supervision, 58        Statewide College of Technology, 9, 16
Orientation and support programs, 15                 Student counseling services, 24
                                                     Student loans, 19
Physical examination (flight), 34                    Students
Placement services, 25                                  international, 16
Plans of study, 29                                      transfer, 15
   aviation technology, 29                              with disabilities, 24
    aeronautical engineering technology, 29          Study abroad, 24
    aviation flight technology, 32                   Summer Transition, Advising, and Registration
    aviation management, 31                             (STAR), 15
   building construction management
     technology, 35                                  Teacher Education Program, 11
    building construction management, 36             Teaching programs
    demolition and reconstruction management             engineering/technology teacher education, 52
       concentration, 38                                 vocational-industrial teaching, 54
    disaster restoration and reconstruction          Technical elective, 28
       management concentration, 38                  Technology Accreditation Commission of the
    electrical construction management                Accreditation Board for Engineering and
       concentration, 38                              Technology, 48, 55, 57
    healthcare construction management               Technology, College of, 8, 26
       concentration, 38                             Technology Resources Center, 25
    mechanical construction management               Transfer admissions criteria, 15
       concentration, 38                             Transfer students, 15, 27
    residential construction management              Tuition, 17
       concentration, 38                             Two-year degree programs, 9, 27
   computer and information technology, 38
    information systems and technology               University Regulations, 25
       concentration, 40                             University Residences, 20
    network engineering technology
       concentration, 42                             Vocational-industrial teaching, 54
   computer graphics technology, 43
    computer graphics technology, 43                 Women’s residence halls, 20
    manufacturing graphics minor, 45
   electrical and computer engineering               Zachary’s Law Registry, 12-14
     technology, 46
    electrical engineering technology, 47

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