B.T. in Applied Technology
The Bachelor of Technology in Applied Technology degree program is designed to provide educational opportunities for individuals who possess an Associate in Applied Science degree or equivalent military experience and need additional education in order to perform job requirements or to advance their professional careers.
The Cybersecurity and Information Assurance option is based on the National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework provided by DHS and NSA and is the foundation for increasing size and capability of the U.S. cybersecurity workforce. This option provides students the knowledge and required abilities for performing technical analyses of computer incidents and intrusions to determine source, infiltration path, mechanism, system modifications and effects.
The Unmanned Aircraft Systems option provides the technological skills to design, build (3D print), and fly a UAV as well as provide required knowledge to take the FAAPart 107 Pilot’s License Examination. This optionadditionally provides the education required of one to start and run and independent business (UAS services).
The Unmanned Aircraft Systems degree option comes alongside the annual AeroGames Competition. The drone building and piloting competition for junior high and high school students throughout northeast Oklahoma is hosted by RSU, sponsored by MidAmerica Industrial Park and powered by Google. For the past seven years RSU capstone students in Applied Technology program, known as the AeroCats, have mentored the junior high and high school students as they build and pilot their aircraft.
- Computer Science⧫
- Criminal Justice Collegiate Officer Program – COP
- Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
- Justice Administration
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Students will demonstrate competence in oral, written, and technology-based communication methodologies, which are heavily used in current business environments.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of management principles and marketing principles.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of how to manage risk in current and future business environments.
Department Mission: The mission of the Department of Applied Technology is to support the School of Business and Technology and RSU in their mission to prepare students to achieve professional and personal goals in dynamic local and global communities.
Degree Program Mission: The Bachelor of Technology in Applied Technology is designed to provide educational opportunities for individuals who possess an Associate in Applied Science degree or equivalent and need additional education in order to perform job requirements or to advance their professional careers.