Aug 18, 2022  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Automotive Engineering Technology

  
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    AET 2590 - Advanced Automotive Transmissions

    3
    Prerequisite: AET 1360 
    Troubleshooting and overhaul procedures on hydraulically operated transmission and transaxles; torque convertors; fluid couplings; and computerized transmissions and transaxle system controls.
  
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    AET 2600 - Production Mechanics

    3
    Prerequisite: All AET courses below 2600
    Line and simulated work on all phases of automobile mechanics.
  
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    AET 2630 - Introduction to Hybrid Vehicles

    3
    Prerequisite: AET 1460 , 2310 , 2550 
    Introduction to Hybrid Vehicle propulsion systems. Hybrid vehicle designs, fundamentals of 3 phase permanent magnet and AC induction, motor/generator systems. Fundamentals of high voltage battery pack and energy management systems. Introduction to hybrid vehicle systems diagnosis, service, and repair.

Chinese

  
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    CHIN 1010 - Elementary Chinese I

    4
    Introduction to Chinese language and culture with emphasis on oral communication. Extensive practice in reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
  
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    CHIN 1020 - Elementary Chinese II

    4
    Prerequisite: CHIN 1010 
    Introduction to Chinese language and culture with emphasis on oral communication. Extensive practice in reading, writing, and listening.
  
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    CHIN 2010 - Intermediate Chinese I

    3
    Prerequisite: CHIN 1020  or permission of instructor
    A comprehensive review of Chinese along with extensive reading, close textual examination and discussion of representative works of Chinese literature.
  
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    CHIN 2020 - Intermediate Chinese II

    3
    Prerequisite: CHIN 2010  or permission of instructor
    A comprehensive review of Chinese along with extensive reading, close textural examination and discussion of representative works of Chinese literature.

Construction Engineering Technology

  
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    CCET 1210 - Construction Surveying

    3
    Prerequisite: ENGT 1200 
    Surveying as applied to construction; with special emphasis on cross-section, slope stakes, grades, layout of utilities and buildings, differential and profile leveling; measuring distances, elevations, and angles with a transit.
  
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    CCET 2340 - Wood Structures

    3
    Simplified design of wooden posts, beams, joist, rafters; wooden columns, decks, built-up beams; connections for wood structures; wood truss design for glue laminated timber; design of wood bracing.
  
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    CCET 2450 - Residential Mechanical Systems

    3
    The course provides an extensive training from basic to advanced Heating and Air Conditioning.  Designed to focus on the fundamentals of mechanical components, troubleshooting techniques of the mechanical system.  Particular focus will be on types of energy used for residential and commercial buildings.
  
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    CCET 2500 - Construction Materials and Methods

    3
    Study if the properties uses availability wood, steel, sand, concrete, reinforced concrete, blocks, bricks and other commonly used construction materials.
  
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    CCET 2540 - Jobsite Management

    3
    Introduces the fundamentals of construction jobsite management and project management in today’s work environment. The course will explain the construction manager’s role in jobsite documentation and record keeping, layout and control, meetings and employee labor relations, safety management, subcontracting, purchasing, project quality management, time and cost factors, and claims and the process of payment.
  
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    CCET 2600 - Construction Safety and Health

    3
    Study of the importance of safety in construction; cost of accidents; Worker’s Compensation; OSHA construction standard, safety practices, compliance safety and health programs and policies; job safety, hazard analysis; workplace stress and health issues; ISO 14000.
  
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    CCET 2700 - Construction Estimating

    3
    Quantity estimates for all materials used in building; concrete and masonry foundation, brick pavement and other brickwork, earthwork required in cut and fill of an area, earthwork for road construction.
  
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    CCET 2720 - Architectural CAD

    3
    Prerequisite: ENGT 1020 
    Use of computer aided design software (AUTOCAD) in drawing architectural floor plans, sections, elevations; dimensioning, plotting, area calculation, and surveyor drawings.
  
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    CCET 2740 - Water and Sewer Systems

    3
    Application of environmental principles to land planning and development. Waste water treatment processes and system design. Review our sources of drinking water; treatment of water and treatment of wastes; disposal of water sewage; treatment of disposed water and sewage.
  
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    CCET 2750 - General Contracting

    3
    An overview of the contracting business focusing on issues facing residential contractors in today’s market place. Various areas of construction will be explored and discussed include financial responsibilities, insurance considerations, taxes, advertising, management of employees and general information pertinent to the operation of a construction business. The course will also explore contracts, local governmental agencies, and retirement planning.
  
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    CCET 2790 - Project Management and Scheduling

    3
    Prerequisite: CCET 2700 
    Fundamental of construction planning and scheduling using CPM arrow and precedence networks; resource allocation and leveling; PERT; Hands-on experience in using project software.
  
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    CCET 2840 - Construction Codes and Standards

    3
    Application of building codes and standards in structural design, materials, energy conservation, fire safety, electrical, plumbing, heating, cooling, ventilation, indoor air quality, radon, accessibility, safety and acoustics.

Electronics Engineering Technology

  
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    EET 1030 - DC Fund and Circuits

    3
    Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    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
    Prerequisite: EET 1030  Corequisite: EET 1120 
    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
    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
    Prerequisite: EET 1120 
    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
    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
    Prerequisite: EET 1040 , EET 1120 
    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
    Prerequisite: EET 1230 
    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
    Prerequisite: EET 1230  or permission of instructor
    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
    Prerequisite: EET 2030 
    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
    Prerequisite: EET 1150, EET 1240
    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
    Prerequisite: EET 2140
    Continuation of 2140 with the study of antennas, transmission lines, wave propagation, fiber optics.
  
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    EET 2320 - Microprocessor Circuit Construction

    3
    Prerequisite: EET 2040 
    Design of digital systems utilizing a microprocessor.
  
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    EET 2330 - Electronic Project I

    3
    Prerequisite: EET 2040, EET 2140 Corequisite: EET 2150, EET 2320
    Continuation of 2140 with the study of antennas, transmission lines, wave propagation, fiber optics.
  
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    EET 2410 - Digital Communications

    3
    Prerequisite: EET 1240 , EET 2030 
    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
    Prerequisite: EET 2320 
    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
    Prerequisite: EET 2420 
    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
    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.

Honors

  
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    HON 300A - Readings in Art and Culture

    3
    No description
  
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    HON 1010 - Language and Problems of Modern Culture

    3
    An exploration of language as it operates within society including the science and across academic disciplines, with special attention to semantics and usage. Communication skills developed through constant composition and discussion.
  
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    HON 2010 - Roots of Western Culture

    3
    An exploration of the ancient worlds of the Hebrews, Greeks, Romans, and others who have influenced the way we think about politics, philosophy, art, and education.
  
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    HON 4000 - Senior Honors Capstone Seminar

    3
    An interdisciplinary synthesizing seminar.

Swedish

  
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    SWED 1110 - Swedish Lang and Culture I

    3
    Prerequisite: At least one year of successfully completed full-time studies at the university level
    The course provides an introduction to Swedish language and literature, as well as to Swedish culture and society. The students are expected to practice their skills in spoken and written Swedish. The course is required by all international students studying at Mid-Sweden University.
  
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    SWED 1120 - Swedish Lang and Culture II

    3
    Prerequisite: SWED 1110  and at least one year of successfully completed full-time studies at the university level
    The course provides an introduction to Swedish language and literature, as well as to Swedish culture and society. The students are expected to practice their skills in spoken and written Swedish. The course is required by all international students studying at Mid-Sweden University.

Early Childhood-Teaching and Learning

  
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    EC 2200 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education

    3
    Prerequisite:   (Milestone I requirements) and completion of  
    Historical and theoretical influences upon early childhood education. Legal, ethical, health and safety, and professional issues impacting the care and education of children, birth through age eight. Orientation to early childhood teacher education licensure program and the early childhood profession, including leadership and measurement of programs for young children and their families. Includes observation of early childhood programs.
  
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    EC 3010 - Early Literacy Development

    3
    Prerequisite: Milestone I  (Milestone I requirements)
    Survey of theoretical, conceptual, and empirical materials on language development in children. Implications for literacy development and the teaching of reading and writing will also be required.
  
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    EC 4020 - Developmentally Appropriate Practice: K-3

    3
    Prerequisite: Milestone II  (Milestone II requirements)
    Survey of theoretical and practical issues related to developmentally appropriate practice including social constructivism, thematic and literature-based instruction, curriculum integration, and the role of the physical and social environment in teaching and learning. Emphasis on social studies curriculum, K-3.
  
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    EC 4030 - Evaluation and Assessment: PreKindergarten–Grade 3

    3
    Prerequisite: Milestone II   (Milestone II requirements) and MATH 1530 ;
    Student assessment, evaluation of programs, and processes for parent involvement will be addressed. Emphasis on observation an documentation and other authentic strategies. Includes field-based experience with children.
  
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    EC 4040 - Problem Solving: Prekindergarten

    3
    Prerequisite: Milestone II  (Milestone II requirements)
    Develops competency in the selection and use of materials, resources, and instructional strategies to foster problem-solving and higher order thinking skills in prekindergarten children. Develop of early science, math, and social skills will be emphasized. Includes field-based experience with children.
  
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    EC 4080 - Child Guidance and Classroom Management

    3
    Prerequisite: Milestone II  (Milestone II requirements)
    Develops competency in the selection and use of materials, resources, and instructional strategies to foster problem-solving and higher order thinking skills in prekindergarten children. Develop of early science, math, and social skills will be emphasized. Includes field-based experience with children.
  
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    EC 4140 - Applications of Development Theory

    3
    Develops competency in the selection and use of materials, in the use of instructional strategies, and in the teaching of specific skills. A portion of course is field based.
  
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    EC 4160 - Learning Styles of the Culturally Different

    3
    Give the student appropriate experiences in: (1) developing an awareness of the learning styles, (2) investigating materials and methods designed to aid in the learning process, and (3) formulating objectives and techniques for working with the parents of the culturally different child.
  
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    EC 4170 - Evaluation and Assessment in Early Childhood Education

    3
    Pupil assessment, evaluation of programs, and processes for parent involvement in Early Childhood Education. A portion of the course is field based.
  
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    Milestone I - Milestone I – Candidacy Status


    Prerequisite:
     

     
    • Completion of EDUC 2100 /5500  or equivalent with “C” or better
    • Minimum of 12 hours of undergraduate credit or 3 hours of graduate credit
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA
    • Acceptable level for knowledge and skills identified for Milestone I through approval of electronic portfolio
    • Evidence of Professional Dispositions
    • Completion of security clearance by TBI/FBI

  
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    Milestone II - Milestone II – Provisional Status


    • Minimum 2.75 GPA
    • Minimum of “C” in Professional Minor courses
    • Acceptable level for knowledge and skills identified for Milestone II through approval of electronic protfolio
    • Evidence of Professional Dispositions
    • Minimum of 45 hours if undergraduate or 9 hours if graduate student
    • Minimum Praxis I (PPST Reading–174; Writing–173; and Math–173 or ACT–22; SAT–1020) or GRE (Verbal–350 and Quantitative–350) for graduate students
    • Successful interview (during EDUC 3070/5501)
    • Completion of security clearance by TBI/FBI
  
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    Milestone III - Milestone III – Clinical Status


    • 2.75 GPA
    • Minimum of Grade of “C” in all professional education courses
    • Passing all required Praxis II tests (see list of testing requirements for specific tests on College of Education website)
    • Completion of all courses required for licensure/degree
    • Acceptable level for knowledge and skills identified for Milestone III through approval of electronic portfolio
    • Evidence of Professional Disposition
    • Completion of security clearance by TBI/FBI
 

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