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  • Virginia Military Institute - Psychology Home
    Counseling Career Services Disabilities Services Miller Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Life Sciences Psychology Degrees Programs Courses Faculty Mitzi Waters Executive Secretary P 540 464 7194 F 540 464 7648 Virginia Military Institute 403 Carroll Hall Lexington VA 24450 Contact Psychology Home Academics Areas of Study Social Science Psychology Philosophy Psychology Home Psychology Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior and the mental emotional and physical processes associated with behavior Students drawn to psychology must be willing to extend the boundaries of their knowledge about human behavior develop mature and ethical values learn to distinguish between valuable and trivial information and acquire the broad perspective necessary to influence and shape the world around them They gain from their studies a solid knowledge of psychological terms concepts theories methods and issues They develop the ability to gather and synthesize information from a variety of sources inside and outside the classroom and they learn more about the human condition in the process The Department of Psychology offers a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and minors in leadership studies and psychology American Psychological Association Association for Psychological Science Use Facebook Lose Memory According to research conducted by Lt Col Scott Frien and cadets in the psychology department Facebook is actually impairing memory and making users less happy Read More Professor Assists FBI Lt Col Dave Cotting associate professor of psychology was among a group of experts brought together by the FBI to discuss challenges that emerging

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Academics Home
    Social Sciences Life Sciences Natural Sciences ROTC Enrichment Institute Honors Program International Programs Service Opportunities Summer Programs Institute Writing Program Research Support Cadet Counseling Career Services Disabilities Services Miller Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academics Majors Minors Areas of Study Course Catalog Enrichment Programs Services Support Summer Programs Research at VMI Scholarships Office of the Dean Dean s Office P 540 464 7212 F 540 464 7719 Dean s Office Virginia Military Institute 210 Smith Hall Lexington VA 24450 Academics Home Academics First and foremost VMI is a college VMI s academic program offers a rigorous education that includes a broad four year core curriculum and 14 carefully selected majors in engineering science liberal arts and social sciences The curriculum offers exceptional opportunities for undergraduate research foreign study internships and service learning The Institute Honors Program presents special challenges and rewards for VMI s most

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  • Virginia Military Institute - New Horizons
    Counseling Career Services Disabilities Services Miller Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Home Academics Enrichment Institute Writing Writing Center New Horizons New Horizons New Horizons The VMI Journal of Undergraduate Writing established in 2007 as an undergraduate research journal now showcases the full range of academic writing done by cadets across disciplines including research and non research based writing Cadets are encouraged to submit writing projects they have produced in their courses including but not exclusively those produced in Writing Intensive courses capstone courses and Cultures and Civilizations courses as well as writing resulting from undergraduate research sponsored activities e g SURI All VMI cadets may publish in the journal regardless of academic major Each article is assessed by the faculty mentor the department head or his or her designated representative an outside reviewer and the New Horizons Editorial Board before publication to ensure that only

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Engineers Without Borders - VMI Chapter
    Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Keydets Without Borders Projects The Club Members Resources and Media Support Us Lt Col Tim O Moore II Associate Professor Civil Environmental Engineer P 540 464 7412 F 540 464 7618 Virginia Military Institute 602 Nichols Hall Lexington VA 24450 Contact Webmaster Engineers Without Borders Keydets Without Borders Keydets Without Borders The Mission of Keydets Without Borders is to combine the efforts of interested students in all majors in a collaborative effort to enhance the living conditions of developing areas worldwide Through this effort students will increase their global perspective work as a team to design and implement sustainable engineering and humanitarian solutions to poverty and gain hands on experience applying their skills and talents towards the common good The Goal of the KWB Organization is to provide interested students with the opportunity to apply their diverse academic backgrounds to real life situations for the benefit of those lacking basic human needs such as clean drinking water and basic medical care Students in the VMI and W L club will work together to design and implement sustainable engineering medical environmental and economical projects to help impoverished communities become healthier and self sufficient Keydets Without Borders offers members the opportunity to design these projects on campus during the school year However interested students may also travel abroad for the implementation of these designs Students from all majors are welcome to join Keydets Without Borders Club and utilize their particular talents and interests

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Engineering
    Research Support Cadet Counseling Career Services Disabilities Services Miller Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academics Majors Minors Areas of Study Arts Humanities Engineering Information Social Sciences Life Sciences Natural Sciences ROTC Leadership Course Catalog Enrichment Programs Services Support Summer Programs Research at VMI Scholarships Office of the Dean Dean s Office P 540 464 7212 F 540 464 7719 Dean s Office Virginia Military Institute 210 Smith Hall Lexington VA 24450 Home Academics Areas of Study Engineering VMI offers many advantages to men and women students who are interested in majoring in engineering VMI offers a balance between theory and practical hands on engineering with three accredited engineering programs Civil Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Advantages of attending a Engineering Engineering VMI offers many advantages to men and women students who are interested in majoring in engineering VMI offers a balance between theory and practical hands on engineering with three accredited engineering programs Civil Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Advantages of attending a small undergraduate college like VMI include Small classes where professors know you personally Full time professors with Ph D degrees who teach the classes and grade the assignments Placement rate of 97 percent for VMI graduates to employment or graduate or professional schools within four months of graduation If you are interested in the military you can earn a commission in the Army Air Force Navy or Marine Corps but this is not a requirement of VMI graduation Keydets Without Borders Departments Civil Environmental

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Civil Engineering Home
    Engineering B S Civil Engineering Sub Disciplines Construction Management Environmental Engineering Fluid Mechanics amp Hydraulic Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Civil Engineering Home Civil Environmental Engineering Civil Environmental Engineering Enrollment Data 2014 2015 Academic Year Fall Freshmen Fourth Class 57 Sophomore Third Class 56 Junior Second Class 67 Senior First Class 71 Total 251 Graduation Data 56 students graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from 1 July 2013 through 30 June 2014 Civil Engineering is the oldest of the engineering professions broadest in scope and parent of all other branches of engineering The curriculum includes courses that permit our graduates to pursue any of the specialty areas in Civil Engineering Cadets may choose to concentrate in one of the sub disciplines of Civil Engineering or select courses across all topic areas for a more general focus High School Preparation Prepare by taking the full college preparatory program augmented by as many math and science courses as your schedule permits Courses in engineering drawing drafting and computer programming are recommended but they should not be taken in lieu of elements of the college preparatory sequence The Power of Engineering A team of cadets majoring in civil engineering at VMI made history at the end of September when they traveled to New Orleans La to compete in an international engineering competition and emerged as the highest placed U S team Read More Project Supports Holiday Fundraiser During Fall FTX Oct 3 5 a group of cadets completed a timber framing project that not only sharpened their engineering skills but also allowed them to serve the local community and gave them a head start on spreading holiday cheer Read More Class Creates Design for Timber Framing Project For the third year in a row cadets in Col Grigg Mullen Jr 76 s wood design

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  • Computer and Information Sciences
    excellence in teaching and provide a dynamic program integrating teaching scholarship service and cadet development Our program is driven by an engaged faculty and an innovative Computer and Information Sciences curriculum enriched with extensive practice and rooted in the VMI mission to shape the CIS leaders our world needs most Those leaders are citizen soldiers with the character honor acumen and knowledge to navigate and affect change accommodate ambiguity and surmount complexity and motivate and inspire teams in a common purpose to create useful economic and social value Vision To be the benchmark in preparing citizen soldiers as problem solvers applying Computer and Information Sciences knowledge and best practices transcending traditional disciplinary boundaries to create and develop appropriate user centric solutions to responsibly invent a better future Given our evolving world that is now irrevocably instrumented and interconnected by computer networks deeply embedded sensors ever developing user centered devices and services virtually infinite computing power big data analyzers and smart semi autonomic decision making there is a need to broaden our historical perspective of computer science Our view is that cyberspace artifacts or hardware software data and their orchestrations comprise the basic infrastructure needed to allow humans and human assemblies including teams organizations communities etc to work develop and even play to their fullest potential Such basic cyberspace artifacts would enable scientists engineers and practitioners to research create and implement cognitive cyber physical equivalents to real world objects and environments This will ultimately result in cognitive prosthetics and smart environments with new capabilities supporting and augmenting human capabilities We surmise that anchored in a commensurate perspective of Computer and Information Sciences embracing the world of cyberspace the sciences arts and humanities must be called upon and used synergistically to develop such new capabilities but with the human condition ever foremost Any solutions and tools that would emerge must recognize that tools for tools sake do not serve the human naturally and so the needs of human ontological imperatives must be in the vanguard of requirements as our new Computer and Information Sciences CIS program evolves advances and continues to contribute to intellectual growth The areas of concerns that are innately CIS must ultimately result from computer based concepts paradigms methodologies and utilities that generate useful efficient and usable products and services Such areas require deep understanding of the various ontological views of what it is to be human and the epistemological concerns in how humans most effectively acquire facts information knowledge and develop wisdom We see a primitive exemplar in the IBM Watson The new CIS should harness and empower extensions of human physical and intellectual abilities through the use of computational thinking aspect computing for example secure computing interactive computing collaborative computing mobile computing etc and the synergy of at least the following intellectual domains communication information storage and retrieval and data analysis for a wide range of inter linked arenas including but not limited to management science mathematics biological sciences chemistry physics engineering communication our ERH and modern

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  • VMI Academic Majors
    Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academics Majors Minors Areas of Study Course Catalog Enrichment Programs Services Support Summer Programs Research at VMI Scholarships Office of the Dean Dean s Office P 540 464 7212 F 540 464 7719 Dean s Office Virginia Military Institute 210 Smith Hall Lexington VA 24450 Majors Minors VMI carefully limits the scope of the academic program in order to ensure curricular and extracurricular offerings of the highest quality In addition to 14 majors offering 18 degrees VMI offers a number of enrichment programs Majors Applied Mathematics Biology Chemistry Civil Engineering Computer Information Sciences Economics Business Electrical Computer Engineering English History International Studies Political Science Mechanical Engineering Modern Languages Cultures Physics Psychology Minors Art History Visual Culture Astronomy Business Chemistry Computer Info Science Computer Engineering Economics Exercise Science History International Studies Leadership Studies Literary Studies Mathematics Military History Modern Languages Cultures

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