Apr 08, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Economics

  
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    ECON 4310 - Labor Economics

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: BB 1 
    Description: Economics of the labor market and labor relations, theories of wages and employment, determination of unemployment, investment in human capital, discrimination, public policy toward the labor market, role of labor unions, practices, procedures, legal foundations, legal structure associated with collective bargaining, form and content of the labor contract, grievance machinery, and mediation and arbitration institutions.
  
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    ECON 4410 - History of Economic Thought

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: BB 1 
    Description: Origin and evolution of economic ideas with emphasis on historical context, problems, and nature of the solutions, historical survey of the economic doctrines of the physiocratic, classical, neoclassical, historical, Keynesian, and other schools of economic thought.
  
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    ECON 4610 - International Economics

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: BB 1 
    Description: Process of international commerce. Theory of trade and exchange rates, institutional and legal environment, current policy issues, analysis of international trade and finance, causes and effects of protection, balance of payments, foreign exchange market, international monetary and financial systems, and international economic cooperation and competition.
  
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    ECON 4900 - Special Problems in Economics

    1 to 6 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Permission of Chair and instructor
    Description: Teacher supervised independent study of economics topics (out-of-classroom) of mutual interest to the student and faculty member.

Education

  
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    APSU 1050 - Full Spectrum Learning Year 1

    0 Credit Hours
    Description: This is for students participating in the first year of Full Spectrum Learning.  The course builds on the individuals strengths of each student and how they work best in the school and work environment.  Pass/Fail grade.

     

  
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    APSU 2050 - Full Spectrum Learning Year 2

    0 Credit Hours
    Description: This course is for second year students participating in Full Spectrum Learning.  The course focus is on reframing the students view of ASD and seeing the positive qualities.  Pass/Fail grade.
  
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    APSU 3050 - Full Spectrum Learning Year 3

    0 Credit Hours
    Description: This is for students participating in the third year of Full Spectrum Learning.  The course builds on the individuals strengths of each student and how they work best in the school and work environment.  Pass/Fail grade.
  
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    APSU 4050 - Full Spectrum Learning Year 4

    0 Credit Hours
    Description: This is for students participating in the fourth year for Full Spectrum Learning.  Students will focus on career readiness and what makes them marketable when seeking employment.  Pass/Fail grade.

     

  
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    EDUC 2100 - Foundations of Education

    2 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: 12 credit hours of core requirements
    Description: The social, philosophical and historical background of education. The course will contain lecture/discussion and a required field based experience. LiveText is introduced.
  
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    EDUC 3040 - Instructional Technology

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Milestone I  
    Description: Competency in microcomputer applications in the instructional process, including the use of instructional software, media integration, and use of micros in classroom management.
  
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    EDUC 3070 - Instructional Strategies

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Milestone I  
    Description: Competencies in selected generic teaching skills such as mastery learning, questioning, positive reinforcement, student evaluation/differential instruction, etc. Required prior to restricted enrollment courses (methods blocks, 4400’s). Application for provisional admission to teacher education required during this semester of enrollment. A field experience is required.
  
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    EDUC 3090 - Elementary School Curriculum, Methods, and Philosophy

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Milestone II , MUS 1030 , ART 1030 ; Corequisite: RDG 4010 , 4020  
    Description: Elementary School Curriculum, Methods, and Philosophy. The courses focuses on the principles of child development, effective and differentiated instructional strategies for diverse young learners, standards-based curriculum integration, instructional planning and assessment. A field experience is required.
  
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    EDUC 4040 - Teaching Social Studies: K-6

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Milestone II , HIST 1210 , 2320 , 2010 , 2020 ; Corequisite: SCI 4020 , RDG 4030  
    Description: The objectives, problems, and instructional techniques in teaching social studies, grades K-6. A school-based teaching experience is required.
  
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    EDUC 4080 - Classroom Organization and Management

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Milestone II  
    Description: Theories of classroom organization and management and their application. A field experience is required. Must be taken semester prior to student teaching.
  
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    EDUC 4090 - Middle School Methods and Curriculum

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Milestone II , MUS 1030 , ART 1030  
    Description: Curriculum, program, and philosophy uniquely focused on the middle grades student. A field experience is required.
  
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    EDUC 4160 - Teaching Diverse Students

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Milestone I  
    Description: This course addresses the impact of student diversity on teaching and learning.  Differences in beliefs, effective instruction of linguistic minorities, and socialization among groups are analyzed, with a focus on the relationship of these differences to learning outcomes in U.S. classrooms.  Instructional strategies based on multicultural models of education are examined and alternative assessments are reviewed.  A field experience is required.
  
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    EDUC 4200 - Capstone: Contemporary Problems

    2 Credit Hours
    Description: A culminating course for the student seeking licensure to teach. Topics include school law, problems of the beginning teacher, seeking a teaching position, and professional growth.
  
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    EDUC 4270 - Classroom Evaluation and Assessment

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Milestone I   Pre/Corequisite: EDUC 3070  
    Description: Pupil assessment; evaluation of programs; self-assessment; differentiated instruction; contemporary assessment strategies; and related research applications.
  
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    EDUC 4300 - Essentials of Teaching English Language Learner Students

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Milestone I ;
    Description: This course addresses practical approaches and concerns related to teaching English Language Learner students in K-12 environments.  Leading theories and their emergent approaches as well as strategic use of the student’s native language and culture in ELL instruction are examined and used in planning, instruction, and assessment.
  
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    EDUC 4310 - Student Teaching PreKindergarten

    5 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite:   
    Description: Teacher candidates will teach a full semester under the direction of supervising teachers. Experience at two grade levels and in varied settings is required. According to state directives, the student teacher must receive prior written permission from the Coordinator of Clinical Experiences to enroll in coursework other than student teaching during the semester. EDUC 4310, 4410 , 4610 , and 4710  include an intensive seminar in which portfolio-based summative assessment is accomplished. The seminar also addresses relevant issues in professional education as well as licensure procedures and induction into the teaching profession.
  
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    EDUC 4410 - Undergraduate Student Teaching Grades K-3

    5 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Milestone III ;

     
    Description: Teacher candidates will teach under the direction of mentor teachers and university supervisors.  Experience at two grade levels and in diverse settings is required.

  
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    EDUC 4440 - Theories of Learning

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Milestone I  (Milestone I status)
    Description: Description:  This course promotes understanding of human learning and development necessary to engender competent, caring professionals by providing opportunities to describe, compare, and contract various theories in order to create appropriate learning environments.  Course will be part of Residency I and require extensive field experience.
  
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    EDUC 4510 - Undergraduate Student Teaching Grades 4-5

    5 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Milestone III  
    Description: Teacher candidates will teach under the direction of mentor teachers and university supervisors. Experience at two grade levels and in diverse settings is required.
  
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    EDUC 4610 - Undergraduate Student Teaching Grades 6-8

    5 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Milestone III ;
    Description: Teacher candidates will teach in school district classrooms under the direction of mentor teachers and university supervisors. Experience at two grade levels and in diverse settings is required.
  
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    EDUC 4710 - Student Teaching Grades 9-12

    5 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Milestone III ;

     
    Description: Teacher candidates will teach in school district classrooms under the direction of mentor teachers and university supervisors. Experience at two grade levels and in diverse settings is required.

  
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    EDUC 4720 - Special Topics in Education for Undergraduate Students

    1-3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Permission from the Dean, College of Education
    Description: Used to satisfy special needs of groups or independent study activities for individuals.
  
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    EDUC 4730 - Problems in Education

    1-3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Permission from the Dean, College of Education
    Description: Used to satisfy special needs of groups or individuals who have unusual or atypical requests.
  
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    EDUC 4950 - Undergraduate Student Teaching Seminar

    2 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Milestone III  (Milestone III requirements)
    Description: This course is a capstone seminar required during the clinical semester. The course will focus on formative and summative assessment; completion of program and licensure requirements; professional development, and orientation and induction into the teaching profession. The Teacher Performance Assessment will be completed and defended during the seminar. Course includes small group and whole group discussions, guest speakers, and self-reflection.
  
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    Milestone IV - Milestone IV - Induction Status

    Credit Hours
    Description:

    • Acceptable level for knowledge and skills identified for Milestone IV through approval of electronic portfolio (no score of Unacceptable or Developing on the assessment rubric) or successful completion of Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA)

    • Evidence of Professional Dispositions*

    • Passing scores on all Praxis II licensure exams

    • Successful completion of clinical placement seminars

    • Passing grades in both clinical placements

    • Completion of all licensure requirements

    • Completion of Security Clearance by TBI/FBI

    *Evaluated by university supervisor and clinical teacher

    Once teacher candidates have met the requirements for Milestone IV, they are required to complete and submit the Application for Licensure.  This is usually completed during the Student Teaching Mid-Term Seminar. In addition, a complete set of official transcripts must be submitted to the Austin Peay State University Licensure Office, located in the Claxton Building, Room 208.

    Meeting Tennessee licensure requirements and submitting the application for the Tennessee license are requirements even if you do not plan to teach in Tennessee.


Electronics Engineering Technology

  
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    EET 1030 - DC Fund and Circuits

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 1200 , EET 1120  or permission of instructor
    Description: Analysis of electrical measurements of current, voltage, and resistance including Kirchhoff’s Law, Ohm’s Law, series, parallel and series-parallel circuits. Selected network theorems-superposition, Thevenin and Norton’s theorems and conductors and insulators.
  
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    EET 1040 - AC Fundamentals and Circuits

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: EET 1030  Corequisite: EET 1120 
    Description: Analysis of Alternating Current circuits, inductance, capacitance, reactance, impedance, series-parallel in alternating current circuits, network analysis, more complex circuits, transformers, and resonance.
  
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    EET 1120 - Applied Mathematics for Electronics

    3 Credit Hours
    Description: Description:  Topics from Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, and in Electronics Engineering Technology applications are covered.  Includes topics from algebra and geometry, right angle triangles and trigonometric functions, exponential and logarithmic functions and complex numbers.
  
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    EET 1150 - Calculus for Electronics

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: EET 1120 , ENGT 1400  
    Description: Fundamental concepts, functions, average rate, limits, graphic differentiation. Derivatives, derivatives applied, integrals and integrals applied. Definite integrals, logarithmic and exponential functions.
  
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    EET 1210 - Electronic Test Equipment and Procedure

    3 Credit Hours
    Description: Electronic instruments, how they work, and their uses in solving practical problems in the lab.
  
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    EET 1230 - Electronic Fundamentals and Circuits I

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: EET 1040  and (PHYS 1020/1021  or PHYS 2020/2021 )
    Description: Basic concepts of semiconductor diodes and bipolar transistors theory. Diodes and applications, Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) operation, biasing and small signal amplifiers. A study of Junction Field-Effect Transistor (JFET) and Metal Oxide Semiconductor FET transistor (MOSFET) operation, biasing, and small signal amplifiers. Analysis of Class A, Class B, and Class C power amplifiers.
  
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    EET 1240 - Electronic Fundamentals and Circuits II

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: EET 1230 
    Description: Operational amplifiers and integrated circuits, operational amplifier applications, oscillators, active filters, voltage regulators, shockley diods, silicon controlled rectifier, diad, triac, unijunction transistor and opto-electronic devices.
  
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    EET 2030 - Digital Electronic Circuits I

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 2010 , EET 1030  or permission of instructor
    Description: Concepts of number systems, binary and other number base systems, Boolean algebra and logic systems, logic gate circuits, adders, and flip-flips.
  
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    EET 2040 - Digital Electronic Circuits II

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: EET 2030 
    Description: Continuation of EET 2030 , with the study of shift register counter circuits, multiplexers, digital to analog (D to A) converters, A to D converters, and memory devices.
  
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    EET 2140 - Communication Circuits I

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: EET 1150, EET 1240
    Description: Operation and theory of electronic communication systems. The theory of Amplitude Modulation (AM)/demodulation, Frequency Modulation (FM)/demodulation, and Side Bands.
  
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    EET 2150 - Communication Circuits II

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: EET 2140
    Description: Continuation of 2140 with the study of antennas, transmission lines, wave propagation, fiber optics.
  
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    EET 2320 - Microcontroller Circuit Construction

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: EET 2040  
    Description: An explanation of basic principles of a microcontroller from the ground up.  Topics include microcontroller concepts, architecture, addressing modes, scaling operations, instruction types, stack operations, and interrupt handling.  C programming and assembly language are used.  The Freescale HCS12 microcontroller will be used for hands-on learning.
  
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    EET 2330 - Electronic Project I

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: EET 2040, EET 2140 Corequisite: EET 2150, EET 2320
    Description: Design, fabrication involving an approved electronic project.  Construction includes layout and fabrication of circuit, wiring, and the assembly.  The students test and analyze the performance of the project and submit a written report.
  
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    EET 2410 - Digital Communications

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: EET 1240 , EET 2030 
    Description: Communication techniques and systems used for digital data transfer. Digital transmission and various modulation techniques, RS-232 interface standard, other communication interfaces, telephone systems and modems, network, error detection, correction, and data security.
  
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    EET 2420 - Introduction to Computer Architecture

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: EET 2320 
    Description: Introducing computer purposes, computer architectures: memory CPU, computer peripherals, high level language and data, data input/output, and voice recognition systems.
  
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    EET 2430 - Introduction to Operating Systems

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: EET 2420 
    Description: Introducing interrelationships of software and hardware in computer systems. A study of scheduling, shared resources, multi-users, security files, multi-tasking, and DOS and UNIX operating systems.
  
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    EET 2440 - Introduction to Programmable Controllers

    3 Credit Hours
    Description: Introducing programmable logic controllers (PLC), PLC hardware, components, number systems and codes. Fundamentals of logic, basic PLC programming, developing fundamental PLC wiring diagrams and ladder programs, programming timers and counters, PLC editing and trouble-shooting, and PLC installation practices.

Engineering

  
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    ENGR 440I - Engineering Internship

    1 to 6 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Approval of advisor and chair and prior arrangement with employer;
    Description: One-term learning experience acquired through supervised part-time employment with a national research laboratory, a research institution, university, or related industrial partner.  Satisfactory employer evaluation and detailed written documentation of the work performed is required.  Pass/Fail only.  May be repeated up to a total of 12 credit hours.
  
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    ENGR 440R - Research in Engineering

    1 to 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Six hours of upper division physics or engineering with grades of “C” or higher; and permission of instructor;
    Description: Research activities agreed on by the student and instructor which may emphasize lab techniques or data acquisition and analysis.  Written and oral reports are required.  May be repeated for a total of up to 9 credit hours.
  
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    ENGR 1000 - Introduction to Engineering

    1 Credit Hours
    Description: Introduction to the engineering profession, engineering problem solving methods, and the major disciplines of engineering.
  
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    ENGR 2110 - Statics

    3 Credit Hours
    Corequisite: MATH 1920 , PHYS 2110/2111  
    Description: Introduction to Engineering Mechanics, study of solid bodies at rest, vector algebra, static equilibrium, friction, centroids, moments of inertia, basic structures.
  
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    ENGR 2120 - Particles and Rigid Bodies

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGR 2110  
    Description: Continuation of Engineering Mechanics, kinetics of solid bodies and groups of particles, application of Newton’s Laws of Physics.
  
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    ENGR 3005 - Advanced Engineering Mathematics

    4 Credit Hours
    Cross Listed PHYS 3005 ;

     
    Prerequisite: MATH 2110 , PHYS 2120/2121  with grades of “C” or higher;
    Description: The theoretical techniques used for problem solving in physics and engineering.  Vector calculus, complex numbers, ordinary differential equations, and matrix methods.  The theoretical techniques will be applied to physical systems.

  
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    ENGR 3020 - Engineering Themodynamics

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: MATH 2110 , PHYS 2110/2111  with grades of “C” or higher;
    Description: Fundamentals and engineering analysis of thermodynamic systems will be presented.  Topic include:  concepts, models and laws, energy and the first law, properties and states, energy analysis of thermodynamic systems, entropy and the second law, and conventional power and refrigeration cycles.
  
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    ENGR 3030 - Electricity and Magnetism

    3 Credit Hours
    Cross Listed PHYS 3030 ;
    Prerequisite: MATH 3120  and (PHYS 3005  or ENGR 3005 ) with grades of “C” or higher;
    Description: Electric and magnetic field theory: Coulomb’s Law, Gauss’ Law, Ampere’s Law, Faraday’s Law, Maxwell’s equations for electrostatics and magnetostatics, Maxwell’s equations for the dynamic case, radiating systems and guided waves.  Integral calculus and vectors are used extensively.
  
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    ENGR 3050/3051 - Introductory Circuits (and lab)

    4 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: MATH 1920 , PHYS 2120/2121  with grades of “C” or higher; Corequisite: ENGR 3051
    Description: Ohm’s and Kirchoff’s laws, analysis of R, RL, and RLC circuits using mesh and nodal analysis, superposition and source of transformations, and Norton’s and Thevenin’s Theorems.  Steady state analysis of DC and AC circuits.  Completion solution for transient analysis of circuits.
  
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    ENGR 3060/3061 - Advanced Circuits (and lab)

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGR 3050/3051  and (PHYS 3005  or ENGR 3005 ) with grades of “C” or higher; Corequisite: ENGR 3061
    Description: The study of operational amplifiers, three phase circuits, and delta and wye connections.  Complex frequency analysis of circuits with sinusoidal forcing functions.  The study of mutual inductance, transformers as ciruit elements, and linear and ideal transformers.  Trigometric and complex Fourier analysis will be used.
  
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    ENGR 3100/3101 - Introduction to Engineering Physics Design (and lab)

    4 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGR 2110 , 3050/3051  with grades of “C” or higher; Corequisite: ENGR 3101
    Description: Introduction to engineering design.  Mechanical and electrical engineering topics, engineering analysis and design in the lab.  Topics include: strength of materials, applied D.C. circuits, computer aided design and modeling, and prototype construction and testing.
  
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    ENGR 3550/3551 - Experimental Methods (and lab)

    4 Credit Hours
    Cross Listed PHYS 3550/3551 ;
    Prerequisite: PHYS 2120/2121  with a grade of “C” or higher; Corequisite: ENGR 3551;
    Description: Experimental techniques used in physics and engineering including data acquisition and control, vacuum technology, thermometry, light sources, optical components and techniques, materials and machining.
  
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    ENGR 3600 - Materials Science

    3 Credit Hours
    Cross Listed PHYS 3600 ;
    Prerequisite: CHEM 1110/1111 , PHYS 2120/2121  with grades of “C” or higher;
    Description: Classification of materials based on atomic bonding and properties.  Application of knowledge of material properties to the selection for design, production, and end use.  Dependence of material properties on composition and structure with emphasis on mechanical and electrical properties.  Understanding of cost, environmental and safety factors in engineering design with materials.
  
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    ENGR 3650 - Fluid Mechanics

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGR 3005  or PHYS 3005  with a grade of “C” or higher;
    Description: Fundamentals and engineering analysis of fluid systems will be presented.  Topics include: fundamentals of fluid flow, fluid statics, systems and control volumes, continuity, momentum and energy equations, dynamic similitude, one-dimensional open channel flow, and compressible flow.
  
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    ENGR 3740 - Thermal and Statistical Physics

    3 Credit Hours
    Cross Listed PHYS 3740 ;
    Prerequisite: MATH 2110  with a grade of “C” or higher;
    Description: Basic concepts of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics with emphasis on quantum statistics.  The laws of thermodynamics, entropy, Maxwell-Boltzmann, Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac statistics.
  
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    ENGR 3900/3901 - Nuclear and Radiation Physics (and lab)

    4 Credit Hours
    Cross Listed PHYS 3900/3901 ;
    Prerequisite: PHYS 3700  with a grade of “C” or higher; Corequisite: PHYS 3901
    Description: The study of nuclear structure models, nuclear reactions, elementary particles and their interactions with matter.  Experiments studying the characteristics of radioactivity, radiosotopes, and detection devices.
  
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    ENGR 4000/4001 - Introduction to Computational Engineering

    4 Credit Hours
    Cross Listed PHYS 4000/4001 ;
    Prerequisite: CSCI 2000  or equivalent programming course; MATH 3120  and (PHYS 3005  or ENGR 3005 ) with grades of “C” or higher; Corequisite: ENGR 4001
    Description: Computational techniques used for problem solving in physics and engineering.  Numerical techniques for solving ordinary differential and partial differential equations, and systems of equations; analysis of data; curve fitting and spectral methods; and numerical solutions of systems of equations.  Applications of
     these techniques to physical/engineering problems.

     

  
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    ENGR 4110 - Cooperatve Educational Experience in Engineering

    1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Approval of chair and advisor and prior arrangement with employer;
    Description: Multi-term learning experience acquired through supervised full-time salaried employment with a national research laboratory, a research institution, university or related industrial partner.  Co-op terms typically alternate with full-time enrollment terms.  Pass/Fail only.  May be repeated up to a total of 4 credit hours.  Participation in a co-op may increase time to graduation by the number of semesters of participation.
  
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    ENGR 4150 - Special Topics in Engineering

    1 to 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Six hours of upper division physics or engineering with grades of “C” or higher; and permission of instructor;
    Description: Selected topics of interest in advanced engineering.  Topics to be chosen by the instructor.  May be repeated for different topics for a total of up to 9 credit hours.
  
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    ENGR 4200/4201 - Introduction to Solid State Physics (and lab)

    4 Credit Hours
    Cross Listed PHYS 4200/4201 ;
    Prerequisite: PHYS 3800 , CHEM 1120/1121  with grades of “C” or higher or permission of instructor; Corequisite: ENGR 4201
    Description: Crystal Structure; x-ray diffraction; energy band theory; electric, magnetic, and thermal properties of materials; and recent developments in nanotechnology.
  
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    ENGR 4300 - Signal Processing

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: PHYS 3005  or ENGR 3005  with a grade of “C” or higher
    Description: An introduction to the basic techniques of digital signal processing.  Modern approaches to signal acquisition, signal enhancement, and signal analysis.  A significant amount of mathematics background is required since a good portion of the course deals with spatial domain and frequency domain operators.
  
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    ENGR 4510 - Engineering Design I

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGR 2120 , 3020 , 3005 , 3050/3051 , 3550/3551 , 4000/4001  with grades of “C” or higher;
    Description:  Selected engineering projects emphasizing mechanical, electrical, fluids, and thermal systems and the study of the design process.  Student teams design, build, and test the assigned project considering economics, manufacturability, and health and safety.  Presentations and engineering documentation required.  Engineering principles reviewed in preparation for the Fundamentals of Engineering exam.
  
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    ENGR 4520 - Engineering Design II

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGR 4510  with a grade of “C” or higher;
    Description:  Selected engineering projects emphasizing application of the design process.  Individuals design, build, and test a prototype device/model as part of the assigned project.  Presentations, written design analysis reports, drawings and prototype required.  Engineering principles reviewed in preparation for the Fundamentals of Engineering exam.
  
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    ENGR 4830 - Theoretical Electricity and Magnetism

    3 Credit Hours
    Cross Listed PHYS 4830 ;
    Prerequisite: ENGR 3030  or PHYS 3030  with a grade of “C” or higher;
    Description:  Electromagnetic fields for those planning to continue study at the graduate level.
  
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    ENGR 4950 - Independent Study in Engineering

    1-3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Six hours of upper division physics or engineering with grades of “C” or higher; and permission of instructor;
    Description: Current topics in engineering.  Topics to be chosed by student.  Subject to be approved by instructor.  May be repeated with permission of instructor upt to 9 credits.

Engineering Technology

  
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    CCET 1325 - Construction Drawing

    3 Credit Hours
    Description: Description: Understanding construction drawings to develop print reading skills in all aspects of building construction and in-depth study of one aspect of print reading of single family homes to larger commercial buildings.
  
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    CCET 2490 - Print Reading for Residential and Commercial

    3 Credit Hours
    Description: Print reading fundamentals, construction materials and light framing applicable to the carpentry, electrical, mechanical, and general building trades.  Provides authentic print reading experiences using contemporary prints.  Single and multifamily dwellings, plus mixed-use and light commercial project plans.  Specifications describing the building components and construction procedures.
  
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    CCET 2690 - Applied Electricity for Construction

    3 Credit Hours
    Description: Description: Wiring calculations and circuits methods.  Application of the national electrical code and required installation according to FHA specification.  Schematics, diagrams, and blueprints applicable to electrical plans for domestic and commercial buildings.  Diagrams and sketching electrical plans for electrical installation using appropriate symbols and notes according to the applicable codes.
  
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    ENGT 1000 - Introduction to Engineering and Engineering Technology

    3 Credit Hours
    Description: Survey of engineering and engineering technology; fields of engineering and the engineering profession; academic training; careers and job expectations; and technical problem-solving skills.
  
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    ENGT 1020 - Computer Aided Drafting and Design

    3 Credit Hours
    Description: Use of computers for drafting and design: used in two-dimensional mechanical drawing; creating multi-views, sections, auxiliary views and dimensioning and plotting on paper scale. Three dimensional and isometric drawings will also be included.
  
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    ENGT 1200 - Applied Mathematics for Engineering Technology

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Completion of any enhanced math requirements before taking this course;
    Description: Topics from Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry for engineering technology applications, including right triangles and trigonometric functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, and complex numbers.  Students must complete any enhanced math requirements before taking this course.
  
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    ENGT 1400 - Applied Calculus for Engineering Technology

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 1200  or MATH 1730 
    Description: Coverage includes application of calculus in technology, derivatives, applications of derivatives, direct integration, integration by use of tables, applications of integration, topics from analytic geometry.
  
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    ENGT 1720 - Plane Surveying

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 1200  or MATH 1730 
    Description: Coverage includes field procedure necessary for measuring distances, elevations, horizontal and vertical angles, topographic mapping, boundary and area calculations, transit and stadia surveying, leveling, and curve ranging.
  
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    ENGT 2000 - Manufacturing Processes

    3 Credit Hours
    Description: Principles, processes and problems associated with conversion of engineering materials into useful forms and goods; machining operations using traditional and computer numerical controlled machine tools.
  
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    ENGT 2010 - DC Circuits and Applications

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 1200 , MATH 1730  or permission of instructor
    Description: Analysis of electrical measurements direct current circuits; Ohms Law, series and parallel circuits, Kirchoff’s Laws, and selected network theorems including superposition, Thevenin’s, and Norton’s theories applied to DC circuit.
  
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    ENGT 2020 - Robotics Fundamentals

    3 Credit Hours
    Description: Topics include history of robotics, terminology, classifications, end-of-arm tooling, sensing, control, applications, safety, development, future trends and social impact. Using hands-on activities the students will program robots for some simple tasks.
  
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    ENGT 2030 - AC Circuits and Applications

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 2010 
    Description: Analysis of alternating current circuits, inductance, capacitance, reactance, impedance, Kirchoff’s Laws, and selected network theorems including superposition, Thevenin’s, and Norton’s theories applied to AC circuit analysis. Introduction to electronics, resonance, and filter circuits.
  
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    ENGT 2500 - Construction Materials and Methods

    3 Credit Hours
    Description: This course covers the properties, uses, and availability of most commonly used construction materials like wood, steel, sand, concrete, concrete admixtures, reinforced concrete, pre-stressed concrete, concrete blocks, bricks and various other new products. The knowledge gained from this course allows student to select the right construction material for a job.
  
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    ENGT 2730 - Introduction to Solid Modeling

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 1020  
    Description: Introduction to solid modeling for the design of parts and assemblies.  Basic techniques for generating 3D solid models and assemblies.  Generation of 2D engineering drawings from 3D solid models.
  
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    ENGT 2750 - General Contracting

    3 Credit Hours
    Description: Project Specifications.  Other aspects of construction management such as contract laws, negotiations, and professional ethics will be examined.
  
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    ENGT 2990 - Cooperative Work Experience I

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 1020 , sophomore standing with advisor approval
    Description: An educational experience combining college studies with institutionally supervised and pre-approved work experiences at cooperating organizations. Student must apply and be accepted prior to registration. Other regulations apply. See cooperative work experience advisor.
  
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    ENGT 3000 - Materials Science

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 2000  or permission of instructor
    Description: Introduction to structure, properties, and manufacture of engineering materials including polymers, metals, ceramics, and composites. Atomic, molecular, and crystal structures; crystal geometry and growth will be related to electrical and mechanical properties.
  
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    ENGT 3010 - Engineering Economics

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 1200  or MATH 1730 
    Description: Basics of economic decision-making common to industrial management and personal finance. Time value of money and other commonly used measures for its present or future worth are compared in investment decisions.
  
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    ENGT 3020 - Statics and Strength of Materials

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: (ENGT 1200  or MATH 1730 ) and PHYS 2010/2011  
    Description: Analysis of forces acting on a body at rest, equilibrium of rigid body, friction, center of gravity, moment of inertia, stresses and strains, torsion, shear, bending moment, deflection, Mohr’s circle and column design.
  
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    ENGT 3030 - Thermodynamics

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: MATH 1810  or ENGT 1400 , and PHYS 2010/2011 
    Description: Application of thermodynamic principles to energy systems; properties and phase changes; energy conversion; power system operating cycles; refrigeration; introduction to heat transfer.
  
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    ENGT 3040 - Power Transfer Technology

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: (MATH 1810  or ENGT 1400 ) and PHYS 2010/2011  
    Description: Introduction to principles and practices for transfer of power utilizing high electrical voltages, hydraulics, and pneumatics.
  
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    ENGT 3050 - Problem Solving in Engineering Technology

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: MATH 1810  or MATH 1910  or ENGT 1400 ;
    Description: Creative and analytic methods for solving technological problems. Creative strategies; problem definition; finding solutions; implementation and evaluation. Mathematical tools applied to technological problems.
  
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    ENGT 3100 - Robotic Applications

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 2020 
    Description: Applications of robots in various areas; case studies of robotic application related improvement in industries; hands-on Fanuc, Adept, and Mitsubishi robot programming and implementation.
  
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    ENGT 3130 - Additive Manufacturing Technology

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 2730 
    Description: This course will cover a brief history and development of Rapid Prototyping (RP) technology, compare Additive Manufacturing (AM), Subtractive Manufacturing (SM), introduce AM technologies and their base materials.  There will be hands-on labs to design parts on CAD, produce them with 3D printers, and visit metal deposition technology centers.
  
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    ENGT 3190 - Reverse Engineering and 3D Laser Scanning

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 3130 
    Description: The course will introduce reverse engineering, operating principles of 3D scanning, and applications of 3D laser scanners.  Students will apply knowledge of 3D scanners for reverse engineering and direct digital fabrication purposes.
  
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    ENGT 3200 - Electronics Fundamentals I

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 2030 ,
    Description: Introduction to semiconductor electronic devices: diodes and applications, transistors -Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) operation, biasing, small signal amplifiers, Field Effect transistors (FET), and other components. Analysis of Class A, ClassB, and Class C power amplifiers.
  
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    ENGT 3210 - Communications Systems I

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 3200 , MATH 1810  or ENGT 1400 
    Description: Introduction to communications systems with emphasis on linear integrated circuit applications. AM, FM and side band generation, transmission and reception techniques.
  
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    ENGT 3220 - Digital Design I

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 2010 
    Description: The study of digital combinational circuits. Topics include number systems, logic gates, Boolean algebra, and logic simplicity, Karnaugh mapping and functions of combinational logic. Students will solve selected problems by application of circuits.
  
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    ENGT 3230 - Microprocessors

    3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGT 3220 , 3250 
    Description: 8-bit and 16-bit microprocessor architecture, assembly language structure, and programming. PPI circuit boarding and I/0 programming. 8088 microprocessor and 8255A PPI are used in hands-on activities.
 

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