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College of Applied and Technical Studies
Associate of Applied Science in Technical Modeling Design

Associate of Applied Business in Accounting Technology

Course Delivery

100% online

Total Credits

60

Approximate Tuition Cost

$13,900

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Articulates with CAD for Manufacturing undergraduate certificate, the Bachelor of Science degree in Animation Game Design and more

Program Overview

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Technical Modeling Design prepares students for entry-level positions as technical illustrators, drafter/designer technicians in business and computer animation and game design industries, as well as in the field of multimedia development. Computer-aided design (CAD) is used throughout the program for computer modeling and multimedia development.

The degree program articulates with the CAD for Manufacturing undergraduate certificate, the Bachelor of Science degree in Animation Game Design, and other select bachelor's degrees at Kent State.

Program Structure

  • 60 minimum total credit hours
  • About 21 courses

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate entry-level skills in technical writing and programming
  • Demonstrate comprehensive skills in two-dimensional, three-dimensional and solid modeling as applied to complex computer-aided design technology
  • Understand professional and ethical responsibilities with real-world cases
  • Collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds and abilities
  • Demonstrate an ability for effective oral, graphic, and written communication
  • Recognize the need for and an ability to engage in lifelong learning

Admissions Requirements

The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents, and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago.

Kent State campuses at Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas, and the Twinsburg Academic Center, have open enrollment admission for students who hold a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.

For more information on admissions, contact the Regional Campuses admissions offices.

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Important Dates

Oct
12

Fall Break

Fall Break

Jan
16

Classes Begin

Spring 2023 Semester

Mar
26

Spring Break

Spring Break

Courses

All undergraduate students must also complete courses that satisfy the Kent State university requirements in order to graduate.

 

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Tuition and Fees

Ohio Residents Non-Ohio Residents
Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost
$316.40 Lower
Division Courses
$370.80 Upper
Division Courses
$949.20 Lower
Division Courses
$1,112.40 Upper
Division Courses
$13,900 full-time1 $326.40 Lower
Division Courses
$380.80 Upper
Division Courses
$979.20 Lower
Division Courses
$1,142.40 Upper
Division Courses
$14,500 full-time2

1The flat-rate semester fee of $3,480.70 for LOWER division courses applies to full-time Ohio resident undergraduate students taking between 12-18 credit hours per semester. The approximate tuition for Associate degrees is calculated at 4 semesters using the lower division course flat rate.

2The flat-rate semester fee of $3,480.70 for LOWER division courses applies to full-time non-Ohio resident undergraduate students enrolled in a fully online degree program and taking between 12-18 credit hours per semester, PLUS a surcharge of $10 per credit hour of actual credits taken (between 12-18 semester credits or $120-$180). The approximate tuition for Associate degrees is calculated at 4 semesters using the lower division flat rate and $150 surcharge.

For part-time semesters: The $316.40 per-credit-hour tuition rate for LOWER division courses and $370.80 for UPPER division courses applies to part-time Ohio resident undergraduate students, PLUS a $10 per-credit-hour surcharge for non-Ohio resident undergraduate students, taking fewer than 12 credit hours per semester.

An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $15 per credit hour. Program tuition and costs are estimated and subject to change.

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.

The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.


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