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1 ENGR 1111 Intro to Engineering August 26, 2003 UCO Background & Info P&E Background & Info

2 UCO Background 1890 – Territorial Normal School Created –Normal meant to train teachers 1891 – first classes met 1892 – Construction of Old North began 1893 – Classes start meeting in Old North November 16 – Oklahoma Becomes 46 th state place to go to strike it rich (discovery of oil resources)

3 UCO Background 1919 – Name change to Central State Teachers College – expanded to offer four year degrees – Name change to Central State College – also could offer B.A. and B.S – Became part of System overseen by Oklahoma Regents for Higher Ed. (still is)

4 UCO Background ???? - Name change to Central State University (offered some Masters Degrees) 1991 – Name change to University of Central Oklahoma 3 rd largest university in the state (~ 15,000) Five Colleges - CAMD, CBA, COE, COLA, CMS Still train large number of future teachers Now educate students in very diverse and unique areas –Funeral Service, Forensic Science, and Biomedical Engineering (all in CMS)

5 OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION (OSRHE) Subdivisions – BOR for the Oklahoma A&M Colleges Connors State, Langston, NEO, Panhandle State, all OSU campuses –BOR of Oklahoma Colleges UCO, NSU, ECU, SWOSU, NWOSU, SEOSU –BOR of University of Oklahoma All campuses (Cameron Univ., Med. School)

6 UCO – Things you should know Map of Campus - Map of Parking - Computers - UCONNECT – Advising - Physics and Engineering –

7 Dept. of Physics and Engineering Originally part of Physical Science Dept. (Physics and Chemistry) Standalone Physics Dept. in 1950s (Dr. Marks) 1960s – mid 1970s build up (physics jobs abound) 1980s – physics majors, but take engineering science courses Late 1980s – Masters Program 1990s – More Engineering – 2000 Engr. Phys. // 2001 BME // 2002 M.S. in EP EP (three options) – –EP – Engineering Physics (Standard) –EPS – Engineering Physics Sciences –EP – Engineering Physics Technology

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10 EP Curriculum Changes See new UCO Course Catalog - If you have any questions see –General = Me (Dr. Lemley) 221L –General = Dr. Miller // 221A // –BME = Dr. Chen // 221G // Web-site needs to be updated. Course Flow-Charts help see everything –EP (done); EPS and BME (not finished) Significant Near Future Changes – EPT, BME

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