Dec 08, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


The courses described below are listed in numerical order by discipline. All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted. If laboratory periods are required they are indicated after the description. For example, the notation “3 plus 1” indicates 3 class periods and 1 lab period per week.

 

Electrical Engineering Technology

  
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    EET 2150 - Electronics Circuits III


    Prerequisite(s): EET 1200  
    This course covers the theory and operation of analog electronic devices and circuits. Diodes, bipolar junction (BJT) transistors and MOSFETs are discussed. Students are introduced to the use of these devices as circuit elements. Basic application circuits such as; Power supplies, Clippers, Clampers, and Multipliers are studied. Troubleshooting of circuits with diodes and transistors will also be covered. Credit(s): 3
  
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    EET 2200 - Intro to PLC’s


    Prerequisite(s): EET 1100 and EET 1300.
    This course provides and introduction to PLC programming and ladder logic. Interconnection of components and peripheral devices will be studied. Structured programming, debugging and the use of PC-based software will be discussed. Credit(s): 3
  
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    EET 2300 - Electrical Machines


    Prerequisite(s): EET 1200.
    Fundamentals of electrical machines are covered in this course. Topics in power generation and transmission are discussed. Residential and Industry applications of motors are discussed. Installation and safety are also covered in this course. Credit(s): 3
  
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    EET 2400 - PCB Layout and Fabrication


    Prerequisite(s): EET 2000 and EET 2050.
    This course covers the process to develop a prototype board from a circuit diagram. Students will use PC-software to create padstacks and footprints for electrical components. Students will prepare Gerber files for etching multi-layer boards with silk screen and soldermask layers. Credit(s): 3
  
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    EET 2500 - Electricity & Electrical Machines


    Prerequisite(s): MA 1055  and PH 1100 .
    An introductory course in electrical science for non-electrical engineering students with emphasis on fundamentals of electricity and electrical machines - via lecture, demonstration and laboratory experiments.  Credit(s): 3 (3+0)
  
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    EET 2974 - Capstone Project


    Prerequisite(s): EET 2000 and EET 2050.
    The capstone course is designed for students to demonstrate their accumulated knowledge from the program. The course requires students to build and test a system. A technical document of their findings will be created. Credit(s): 2

Emergency Response Management

  
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    ERM 1200 - Intro to Emergency Management


    Prerequisite(s): ENG1100.
    This course provides an overview of historical and current status of the emergency management discipline. Topics include an introduction to areas of emergency management responsibility including risk assessment, mitigation, preparedness, communications, response and recovery. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ERM 2000 - Incident Command Fundamentals


    Prerequisite(s): ERM1200.
    This course provides an introductory view of the Incident Command System (ICS), with particular focus on the ICS functional areas, interaction within the functional areas, and a practical examination of the use of ICS at the local, state, and national levels. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ERM 2100 - Disaster Response Operations & Management


    Prerequisite(s): ERM 1200.
    This course provides an overview of basic knowledge and skills necessary to address disaster relief and recovery efforts. Topics include disaster declaration, damage assessment, roles and responsibilities of emergency response agencies, managing relief efforts, and disaster response planning. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ERM 2200 - Intro to Homeland Security


    Prerequisite(s): ERM 1200.
    Introduction to Homeland Security presents a framework for understanding the role Emergency Service Personnel play in today’s era of Homeland Security. The class will focus on events that led up to this new Homeland Security era, the relationship between national, state and local agencies, and specific strategies, operations and tactics that can be used to prevent and protect against future threats. Special emphasis is placed on understanding 9-11, the entire framework of Homeland Security in the United States and the unique issues faces by Emergency Service Personnel. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ERM 3000 - Legal & Ethical Aspects of ERM


    Prerequisite(s): ERM 1200.
    This course examines legal issues related to emergency response and emergency management. Topics include: an overview of duty and liability issues regarding training, response, emergency vehicles, and emergency medical services; the legal authority government units; and ethical considerations in emergency response and emergency management. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ERM 3100 - Risk Management


    Prerequisite(s): ERM 1200.
    This course covers risk management from the public health, environmental risk, and emergency management perspectives. Students will explore vulnerability and risk assessment methodologies for natural disasters and man-made events. Students will also study risk response and control strategies as well as risk assurance and reporting. This course explains how risk management is an important component of emergency preparedness and overall emergency response management. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ERM 3200 - Financial System for Emergency Mgmt


    Prerequisite(s): ERM1200; BA1200; MA1025.
    This course includes an introduction to private and public financial systems, relevant basic financial concepts, budgeting in private and public sectors, an examination of financial tools and their application to significant events, and managing grant applications in public and private sectors. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ERM 4000 - Emergency Planning


    Prerequisite(s): ERM3200.
    This course provides an overview of the proactive and reactive aspects of emergency planning, and on the need for partnerships among federal, state, and local governmental agencies as well as among public and community sectors. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ERM 4900 - Emergency Management Capstone


    Prerequisite(s): ERM2100; ERM3100; ERM4000.
    In this course students will build upon what they have learned throughout their course work in emergency response management, integrating the theory, knowledge and practitioner insights they have gained through their studies. Students will demonstrate their skills and knowledge by analyzing a series of historical and recent case studies, and evaluate the policy options that officials are facing today, in addition to future approaches in ERM. These cases will focus on the basic framework and resources needed for effective disaster and emergency response management. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)

Energy Engineering

  
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    ENE 2100 - Introduction to Energy Engineering


    Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or administrative approval.
    This course introduces the student to the field of energy engineering.  Various topics covered include both non-renewable (conventional) forms of energy production and use (coal, oil, hydro, and nuclear) as well as renewable forms of energy (wind, solar, biofuels, geothermal). Credit(s): 1
  
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    ENE 3010 - Energy Engineering Project I


    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing, completion of the following courses: IME 2010 EGR 1710 EGR 2000 ENE 2100 ME 2050 EE 2050  or administrative approval.
    This sequence of courses covers topics involved with all forms of renewable energy and compares and contrast them to conventional energy sources. Various concepts such as natural capitalism, climate science and sustainability are introduced and researched. A major focus of this sequence is group interaction/cooperation and presentation. Open ended design projects in the renewable energy field are encouraged and directed by a faculty member with possible industrial representative/adjunct faculty interaction.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    ENE 3020 - Energy Engineering Project II


    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing, IME 2010  , EGR 1710  , EGR 2000  , ENE 2100  , ME 2050  , EE 2050  or administrative approval.
    This sequence of courses covers topics involved with all forms of renewable energy and compares and contrast them to conventional energy sources. Various concepts such as natural capitalism, climate science and sustainability are introduced and researched. A major focus of this sequence is group interaction/cooperation and presentation. Open ended design projects in the renewable energy field are encouraged and directed by a faculty member with possible industrial representative/adjunct faculty interaction.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    ENE 3140 - Wind & Solar Power for the Electrical Grid


    Prerequisite(s): ME 2050, EE 2050.
    An introduction to the operation of the electrical power grid with the dominant generator types in operation. Identification of energy storage and power electronics apparatus required to connect other types of power sources to the grid. Case studies of existing wind and solar power installations feeding the grid, with an explanation of the operational advantages and concerns of each. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ENE 3150 - Energy Storage in Fuel Cells & Batteries


    Prerequisite(s): CH 1000 ; EE 2050 .
    An introduction to electrochemistry of various primary and secondary electrochemical cells and the chemistry of various fuel cell types. Identification of electrical behavior, environmental impact and total life cost of each. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ENE 3160 - HVAC & Geothermal Systems


    Prerequisite(s): ME 2050 .
    An introduction to a) heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, b) heat pumps and c) geothermal systems. Theory of operation and high-efficiency equipment designs are discussed. Course includes lecture and lab applications. Credit(s): 3 (2 plus 3)
  
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    ENE 3200 - Ethanol & Biofuels Production


    Prerequisite(s): CH 1000 and IME 2010.
    An introduction to the chemistry and production of ethanol and biofuels. An overview of the biochemistry for ethanol and several biofuels is presented. Ethanol and biodiesel production is emphasized. The design, equipment, operation, and process flows for ethanol and biodiesel plants are examined. Engineering, safety, maintenance, economic, and environmental issues are discussed. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ENE 4950 - Energy Engineering Internship


    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing or administrative approval.
    This course combines industry experience and knowledge gained in the classroom. The student will serve as an engineering team member of an organization. The student will participate in a pre-internship seminar and will complete required internship tasks.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    ENE 4973 - Senior Thesis I


    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing, EGR 2000, EE 2050, ME 2050.
    Capstone courses integrating engineering, economic, societal, and environmental issues. In ENE 4973, a suitable subject is proposed and the issues to be examined are identified. This effort results in detailed proposal. In ENE 4974, information is gathered and calculations performed to complete the examination of the subject. This effort results in final thesis. While some parts of a thesis might be supported by laboratory work or Energy Engineering Project work, the intent is that a thesis should focus on the national/global energy implications of a particular technical choice. Cross-program project/thesis activities are encouraged. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ENE 4974 - Senior Thesis II


    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing, EGR 2000, EE 2050, ME 2050.
    Capstone courses integrating engineering, economic, societal, and environmental issues. In ENE 4973, a suitable subject is proposed and the issues to be examined are identified. This effort results in detailed proposal. In ENE 4974, information is gathered and calculations performed to complete the examination of the subject. This effort results in final thesis. While some parts of a thesis might be supported by laboratory work or Energy Engineering Project work, the intent is that a thesis should focus on the national/global energy implications of a particular technical choice. Cross-program project/thesis activities are encouraged. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ENE 4990 - Special Topics in Energy Engineering


    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the department chair.
    Directed study of a special body of subject matter in the field of energy engineering. This course could also be an energy engineering-based, group domestic or international trip during summer, winter, or spring break. This course may be repeated for additional credit. Credit(s): 3

Engineering

  
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    ECE 1000 - Introduction to Circuit Simulation and PCB Design


    Prerequisite(s): MA 1005  
    This course introduces students to circuit simulation and printed circuit board (PCB) layout.  Students will perform simple DC and transient Spice based simulations.  Footprints and padstacks will be created from mechanical drawings for electrical components.  Layouts considerations including trace width, component placement, and heat dissipation will be considered. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 1100 - C Programming


    Prerequisite(s): EGR 1500  
    Introduces undergraduate students to topics of programming for solving engineering programs, using the C programming language. It familiarizes students with the process of computational thinking and the translation of real-life engineering problems to computation problems. Topics include logical statements, loop, pointers, files, data types, and standard i/o. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 2000 - Digital System Design I


    Prerequisite(s): MA 1200   or equivalent
    An introductory course in the analysis and design of digital systems. The study of Boolean Algebra as a tool to analyze and synthesize switching networks consisting of logic gates and implementing combinational logic circuits, Karnaugh mapping, and state reduction. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 2010 - Digital System Design I Lab


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 2000  
    This course introduces the basic concepts in designing and prototyping of digital logic circuits. Logic gates on integrated circuits (ICs) are used to understand the behavior and functionality of any modern digital systems.  Simulation of digital circuits is introduced. Credit(s): 1
  
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    ECE 2100 - Circuit Analysis I


    Prerequisite(s): MA 1210  or concurrent registration
    Resistive linear networks are studied including dependent and independent sources. The principal topics of study are: node and mesh techniques, source transformations, Thevenin and Norton equivalents, maximum power transfer, super position operational amplifiers, inductors, capacitors, and time response of first and second-order circuits. SPICE based circuit simulators are used for DC and transient circuit analysis. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 2200 - Circuit Analysis II


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 2100   and MA 1210  
    Circuits containing resistors, capacitors, self-inductance, mutual inductance, ideal transformers, independent and dependent sources are studied using phasor-domain methods. Three phase systems, power circuits, and maximum power transfer are introduced. Laplace transforms are used to analyze transfer functions. SPICE based simulations are used for transient and AC steady-state circuit analysis. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 2210 - Circuits Lab


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 2200  or concurrent registration
    This course introduces students to experimental practices in an electrical circuit laboratory. This course introduces students to common laboratory instruments, including the power supply, multimeter, oscilloscope, and signal generator.  Students will compare theoretical values, to both simulated and measured values.  Students will also learn to work in teams and with a partner, as well as how to communicate the results by writing laboratory reports. Credit(s): 1 (0 plus 1)
  
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    ECE 2300 - Electronics I


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 2100  
    Introduction to two-and three-terminal semiconductor devices including; junction diodes, bipolar junction transistors, and field-effect transistors. DC analysis of transistor circuits to establish quiescent conditions is studied.  Design of bias stable transistors is discussed. The analysis and design of single and multi-stage amplifiers is studied in depth.   SPICE based circuit simulators are used to analyze circuits. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 2310 - Electronics Lab


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 2300  or concurrent registration
    This course covers applications using diodes and discrete transistors.  Students will design, simulate, build, and test voltage rectifiers and voltage regulators.  Experiments in DC biasing of transistors will be done. The course culminates in students designing, simulating, building, and testing single and multi-stage amplifiers. Credit(s): 1 (0 plus 1)
  
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    ECE 3000 - Signals and Systems


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 2200  
    This course is a comprehensive introduction to analysis of continuous and discrete-time signals and systems. Definitions and properties, such as linearity, causality, time invariance, and stability are covered. The convolution integral, transfer functions and frequency response are used to determine system response. Hands-on projects such as feedback and control, communications, and signal processing are used to illustrate and integrate the various concepts. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 3100 - Linear Controls


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 2200  
    The application of signals-system concepts and mathematical techniques to the analysis of linear control systems. Interpretation and manipulation of block diagrams for closed loop control systems are introduced. Derivations, calculations, and approximations are used to obtain system performance measures, such as stability and steady state errors. Design of compensators (lead, lag, and lead-lag) and PID controllers using root locus and frequency response methods are emphasized. Simulation and analysis using MATLAB software is covered. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 3200 - Electromagnetic Fields and Waves


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 2200  and MA 2200  
    The study of electromagnetic fields emphasizing forms of Maxwell’s equations of particular interest in engineering applications. The physical sources of electromagnetic fields and vector mathematics are reviewed. A review of static fields precedes the introduction of the concept of quasistatic fields. Quasistatic fields are related to lumped circuits. A brief review of phasor notation from AC circuit analysis is used to introduce time-harmonic electromagnetic fields. Wave solutions are developed for time-harmonic fields. Energy storage, power flow, and impedance are emphasized to provide a foundation for use of these concepts in various electrical engineering areas. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 3300 - Electronics II


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 2200  and ECE 2300  
    The frequency response of single stage amplifiers is studied in depth.  Integrated circuit biasing using current mirrors is examined.  Introductory integrated circuit design is introduced.  The Darlington pair and the differential amplifier are discussed.  The design of a basic op-amp is examined.  The importance of op-amp parameters such as common mode rejection ratio, slew rate, and gain bandwidth product are discussed. SPICE based simulations are used to analyze circuits. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 3400 - Programmable Logic Controllers & Lab


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 2200  or junior standing with instructor approval
    Students will be introduced to Logix5000 system components and functionality.  The use RSLogix 5000™ software to perform basic system networking and configuration tasks will be examined. Fundamental programming topics such as ladder logic configuration and setup will be presented to give students. These topics provide the necessary information for creating a program in the classroom that meets a set of functional specifications. Credit(s): 3 (2 plus 1)
  
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    ECE 3500 - Digital System Design II


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 2000  
    This course provides the necessary concepts in designing and prototyping of synchronous logic circuits. Topics include sequential logic, latches, flip-flops, counters, shift registers, and state machines.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 3510 - Digital System Design II Lab


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 3500  
    This course provides the necessary concepts in designing and prototyping of sequential logic circuits.  Latches, flip-flops, counters, and registers will be used in this course.  State machines will be examined. Credit(s): 1 (0 plus 1)
  
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    ECE 3600 - Introduction to Analog and Digital Modulation


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 3000  
    This is an introductory course into both analog and digital modulation and demodulation. Amplitude and Frequency modulation are discussed. Digital modulation schemes discuss include Amplitude Shift Keying, Frequency Shift Keying, and Quadrature Amplitude.  Bandwidth and signal to noise ratios are covered for each modulation scheme. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 3700 - Embedded Systems


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 1100  and ECE 2000  
    This is an introductory course into embedded systems. The basic architecture of a microcontroller will be discussed.  A brief overview of assembly language will be given.  The primary focus of the course will involve using a middle to high level programming language to implement tasks on the microcontroller.  Inputs, outputs, analog to digital conversion, serial communication, and sensor connections will be studied in detail. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 3800 - Solid State Electronics


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 2300  and MA 2200     
    Introduces concepts associated with semiconductor devices. Provides detailed insight into the internal workings of device structures such as pn-junction diode, Schottky diode, BJT, and MOSFET. Information regarding solar cells, LEDs, HBTs, and modern field-effect devices is presented.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 3900 - Integrated Circuit Design


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 3300  and ECE 3500  
    In this course students learn how to leverage the power and sophistication of the Tanner Mentor Graphics suite of tools to design, simulate, layout, verify and tape-out complex analog/digital integrated circuits. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 4100 - Circuit Synthesis


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 3300  and ECE 3500  
    In this course students learn how to leverage the power and sophistication of the Tanner Mentor Graphics suite of tools to design, simulate, layout, verify and tape-out complex analog/digital integrated circuits. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 4200 - Digital Signal Processing


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 3000  
    This course presents the fundamentals of discreet-time signals, systems, and modern digital processing as well as applications for students in electrical and computer engineering, and computer science. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 4300 - Advanced Modulation Techniques


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 3600   
    This course present advanced topics in digital and analog communication.  A brief review of Fourier transforms and basic digital and analog modulation schemes is presented.  Topics covered in depth include signal to noise ratio, antenna design, quadrature amplitude modulation, and error detection.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 4400 - Electrical Machines


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 3200  
    Application of electromagnetic theory to electric machine analysis, design and operation. Emphasis is placed on mathematical description, electrical behavior, and operating characteristics of transformers and various rotating electrical machines, including dc machines, ac machines, and other motors.  Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 4410 - Machines and Controls Lab


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 3100  and ECE 4400  
    This laboratory provides experimental support for the material covered in the senior year controls and machines classes. The laboratory covers the measurement and analysis of performance of electric motors and closed loop controls for a servomotor. In each experiment emphasizing motor characterization, the steady state rotation speed, output torque, and electrical-to-mechanical conversion efficiency are measured for a particular type of motor, such as series DC or induction. In each experiment emphasizing servomotor control, a gain in the closed loop (e.g. speed gain of the servoamp-motor-tachogenerator) and a system performance measure (e.g. steady state error) are determined for a particular type of control loop, such as position control or speed control.   Credit(s): 1 (0 plus 1)
  
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    ECE 4500 - Power Electronics


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 2300  
    The application of solid state electronics for control and conversion of electric power. The course concentrates on the analysis and application of semiconductor devices to power and control systems. Areas of study include: power semiconductor-diode rectifiers, thyristors (SCRs), bi-polar-junction transistors (BJTs), and metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs). Single and three-phase converters and AC voltage controllers, buck and boost switch-mode regulators, switch-mode AC and DC power supplies and motor speed control. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 4600 - Power System Analysis and Protection


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 4410  
    A study of the transmission of electrical power from generators to loads, system components and system performance. Review of 3-phase power systems and their analysis, the per-unit concept, faults on power circuit, interrupting devices, system instrumentation, automatic protection system, and automatic generation control (AGC). Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 4700 - Computer Architecture


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 3500  
    A study of computer architecture from classical to advanced perspectives; characteristics of modern systems such as performance, instruction set design, data paths, pipelining, caching, memory management, I/O, and multi-processing. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 4750 - Reconfigurable Computing


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 3500  
    As digital systems and microprocessors have been occupied with more digital gates, using traditional design techniques such as schematic capture and graphical methods have become very time-consuming and tedious. In modern digital system design automation tools, design and debugging are implemented at higher level of abstraction using hardware design Languages (HDLs) instead of schematic-based design methodology such as ORCAD. Two popular HDLs are VHDL (Very high-speed integrated circuit Hardwar Design Language) and Verilog. This course exposes students to the design and verification of digital circuits at the register-transfer level of abstraction using VHDL. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 4800 - VLSI Design


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 3300  and ECE 3500  
    This course provides a study of the CMOS inverter and logic gates which are the bread-and-butter topic of digital IC design. It also covers the techniques which are used to design digital systems based on the CMOS technology. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 4850 - Parallel Programming with OpenMP


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 1100   and junior or senior level standing
    Advances in multicore processors have opened a new era for developers to replace their slow sequential applications with the faster parallel versions without any concern about hardware replacement expenses. Influenced by this new wave, this course provides an introduction to understanding and writing basic Parallel Programs using OpenMP which is one the most widely used application programming interfaces (APIs) for parallel programming. OpenMP expands the capabilities and features of most programming languages by parallelizing the sequential programs into faster parallel ones. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 4900 - Machine Learning


    Prerequisite(s): EGR 1500  & ECE 1100  and junior or senior level standing
    This course focuses on data analytics and machine learning techniques in MATLAB using functionality within Statistics and Machine Learning Toolbox and Deep Learning Toolbox. The course demonstrates the use of unsupervised learning to discover features in large data sets and supervised learning to build predictive models. Examples and exercises highlight techniques for visualization and evaluation of results. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ECE 4973 - ECE Senior Project I


    Prerequisite(s): EGR 2000   ECE 3000 , and senior standing
    The presentation of a design solution to an engineering problem. The design solution will involve the formal and creative application of mathematics, science, and electrical engineering theory. Students will aim to produce systems that will be safe, robust, cost-effective, technically sound solutions to the problem. Coursework will include: setting specifications, conceptual system design, subsystem analysis and characterization, consideration of environmental impact, equipment sourcing, and the production of technical documentation for the design. Credit(s): 2 (1 plus 1)
  
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    ECE 4974 - ECE Senior Project II


    Prerequisite(s): ECE 4973  
    The implementation of the design solution prepared in Senior Project I. The course will involve construction and test of the project hardware and software. The project concludes with a hardware demonstration and an oral presentation to engineering faculty.  Credit(s): 2 (1 plus 1)
  
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    ECE 4990 - Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering


    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor and program chair of electrical and computer engineering.
    pending Credit(s): 3
  
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    EGR 1500 - Computer Programming for Engineers


    Prerequisite(s): MA 1090  with a grade of C or better or equivalent.
    Engineering problem solving. Fundamentals of programming. Control structures and data files. Modular programming with functions. Arrays. Advanced topics. Review of some basic numerical problem-solving techniques, such as interpolation, solution of non-linear equations in one variable and solution of systems of linear equations. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EGR 1710 - Engineering Graphics and Design


    Prerequisite(s): MA1010 or concurrent registration.
    Introduction to the engineering profession and design. Development of the design process and communication skills. Principles of engineering graphics and computer-aided-design. Group projects. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EGR 2000 - Engineering Communication


    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1272 with a grade of C or better.
    This course develops two significant engineering communication skill sets: effective technical writing and effective oral presentations. Each student will create technical documents (such as work instructions and user manuals) and a technical paper suitable for publication in an engineering journal. Throughout the course, students will make oral presentations concluding with software-based capstone presentations of their technical papers. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EGR 2600 - Materials Science


    Prerequisite(s): CH 1000 or CH 1220; PH 1100 or PH 1300.
    The mechanical, electrical, optical, thermal and magnetic properties of engineering materials; structure of matter; crystalline structure and imperfections; environmental effects; selection of materials in design. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EGR 2650 - Manufacturing Processes


    Prerequisite(s): CH 1000 or CH 1220, PH 1100 or PH 1300.
    An introduction to the many processes used in manufacturing. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EGR 2710 - GD&T


    Prerequisite(s): EGR 3600  with a grade C or better.
    Use 2D or 3D CAD system to create and dimension engineering drawings based on ASME Yl 4.5(M). A wide range of GD&T symbols and their meaning, the importance of datum planes, and the computation of tolerance stack-ups. Measure parts and compare to the GD&T information on the engineering drawing to determine if a part meets the drawing specifications.  Credit(s): 3 (3+0)
  
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    EGR 3410 - Statistical Quality Analysis I


    Prerequisite(s): MA 1035; sophomore standing.
    Cost of quality, problem solving tools, descriptive statistics, normal distributions, and variable control charts. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EGR 3420 - Statistical Quality Analysis II


    Prerequisite(s): MA 1030 , MA 1090  or equivalent; sophomore standing.
    Probability theory, discrete distributions, attribute control charts, sampling, statistical tests, regression analysis, analysis of variance, factorial experiments, reliability, TQM, FMEAs and control plans. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EGR 3430 - Applied Probability & Statistics


    Prerequisite(s): MA 1100 or MA 1200.
    Probability theory, distribution functions, acceptance sampling, normal distribution, chi square distribution, statistical tests, analysis of variance, regression analysis. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EGR 3600 - CAD I-Parametric Modeling


    Prerequisite(s): EGR 1710 with C or higher; MA1030 or equivalent.
    This course is based on 3D CAD modeling procedures including: layers, curves, entities, design features, surface features, and assemblies. Design projects will focus on practical applications. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EGR 4000 - Engineering Seminar


    Pending content Credit(s): 3 (0 plus 3)
  
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    EGR 4400 - Professional Practice


    Prerequisite(s): MA1030 or MA1035; ENG1252.
    A study of the concepts and methods required to make design and planning decisions, including capital investment decision making, time-value of money, equivalence, multiple alternatives, replacement criteria, and cost of capital depreciation. Professional engineering ethics and interaction with government, industry, and related agencies. Computer applications. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EGR 4820 - Computer Integrated Manufacturing


    Prerequisite(s): Junior/Senior standing.
    Integrates multi-disciplinary technologies through analysis, design, and use of Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM). Provides an understanding of automation technology including Computer Numerical Control (CNC), robotics and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC). Introduction to manufacturing management systems, manpower, and materials. Scheduled laboratory. Scheduled laboratory. Credit(s): 2 (1 plus 3)
  
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    EGR 4950 - Engineering Internship


    Prerequisite(s): IIT 2000 . Permission of Faculty Advisor.
    This course combines industry experience and knowledge gained in the classroom. The student will serve as an engineering team member of a company. The student will complete the required internship tasks as specified by the company. Course many be taken more than once. Credit(s): 3

Engineering Mechanics

  
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    EM 2010 - Statics


    Prerequisite(s): MA1210 or concurrent registration; PH1300.
    Forces and moments of a force; resultants; couples; equivalent force systems; two-and-three-dimensional equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies; centroids; concentrated and distributed loading; trusses; friction; moments of inertia. Computer applications. 3 credit hours. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EM 2020 - Dynamics


    Prerequisite(s): MA1210; Grade of C or higher in EM2010.
    This course is intended to give students an understanding of both the theory and applications of engineering mechanics. The topics include: kinematics of particles; kinetics of particles; Newton’s laws of motion, energy, momentum; systems of particle; kinematics of rigid bodies; plane motion of rigid bodies; forces and accelerations; energy; momentum. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EM 2040 - Applied Statics


    Prerequisite(s): MA 1055  with a C or better; PH 1100  with a C or better. 
    Open to Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Energy Engineering and Electrical Engineering students only. Study of forces on bodies at rest and on moving bodies. Vector algebra, forces in two and three dimensions, free-body diagrams, equilibrium, centroids and center of gravity, friction and moment of inertia, and work/energy methods.  Credit(s): 3 0
  
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    EM 3100 - Mechanics of Materials


    Prerequisite(s): MA 1210 ; EM 2010  with grade C or better.
    Stress and strain concepts on various planes of a loaded member, principal stresses and Mohr’s circle, thin-walled pressure vessels; shear, moments and torsion and resulting stresses; deflections in beams and buckling of columns. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EM 3150 - Mechanics of Materials Laboratory


    Prerequisite(s): EM3100 or concurrent registration.
    Experimental studies of the mechanical properties of materials and structural elements.(0 plus 3) Credit(s): 1 (0 plus 3)
  
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    EM 3500 - Fluid Mechanics


    Prerequisite(s): EM2020 or concurrent registration; MA2100; MA2300.
    Fluid statics and dynamics. Laminar and turbulent flows. Use of the equations of motion in the study of fluid flows. Dimensional analysis. Design of pipe networks. Introduction to Boundary Layer Theory. Compressible flow. 3 credit hours. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EM 3550 - Fluid Mechanics Lab


    Prerequisite(s): EM3500 or concurrent registration.
    Experimental studies of fluids at rest and in motion. Pressurized and open channel flow. Credit(s): 1 (0 plus 3)
  
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    EM 3700 - Mechanical Vibrations


    Prerequisite(s): MA 2100  or MA 2300 ; EM 2020 EM 3100 .  
    Undamped and damped, free and forced vibrations, design applications, equivalent damping, transient vibrations, systems with more than one degree of freedom, natural frequencies, principle modes, methods of finding natural frequencies, vibration isolation design. Computer applications. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    EM 4500 - Finite Element Analysis


    Prerequisite(s): EM 3100 .
    Overview of finite element methodology. Linear 1-D and 2-D elements. Description of finite element software, modeling requirements and techniques and analysis using general-purpose software. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)

English

  
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    ENG 1000 - Introduction to College Reading


    Prerequisite(s): None.
    This course is designed to increase accuracy and speed of comprehension in all types of college-level reading, including textbooks, scholarly articles and literary works. In addition, this course emphasizes the elements of standard written English, including grammar, punctuation, and sentence and paragraph building. The course culminates in an essay of at least 500 words. College credit awarded, but will not be applied toward degree requirements 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ENG 1100 - Introduction to College Writing


    Prerequisite(s): Placement into ENG 1100 or completion of ENG 1000 with grade C or better.
    This course requires students to engage in sustained reading and writing practices. Students will read a variety of texts and write a number of short essays. This course culminates with a paper of at least 1000 words. College credit awarded, but will not be applied toward degree requirements. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ENG 1252 - Argumentative Writing


    Prerequisite(s): Placement in ENG 1252 or completion of ENG 1000 and ENG 1100 (if required by placement) with grade C or better.
    Introduction to argumentation. Students explore arguments, implicit and explicit, that communicate essential features of a life of significance and worth. Emphasis on developing thoughts and organization.3 credits. (3 plus 0). Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ENG 1272 - Analytical Writing


    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1252 with grade C or better.
    Introduction to analyzing texts for genre and structure. Students explore the conventions, style, and values of writing in a variety of academic and professional situations. Emphasis on process writing and elements of style. 3 credits. (3 plus 0). Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ENG 2322 - Research Writing


    Prerequisite(s): ENG 1272 with grade C or better.
    Application of analysis and argument through research projects. Students undertake primary and secondary research to experience writing as a process that transforms thought. Emphasis on information literacy and rhetorical adaptability. 3 credits. (3 plus 0). Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ENG 2400 - Grantwriting


    Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite: ENG 1272 with grade C or better. Includes information and practice in finding potential sources of grant support, interpreting grant program guidelines, understanding how funding agencies operate charitable giving programs, and properly arranging the components of a typical grant proposal. Learners will find out how to research corporations, private foundations and other funding organizations and will be required to develop an actual grant proposal. 3 credits. (3 plus 0)
    Includes information and practice in finding potential sources of grant support, interpreting grant program guidelines, understanding how funding agencies operate charitable giving programs, and properly arranging the components of a typical grant proposal. Learners will find out how to research corporations, private foundations and other funding organizations and will be required to develop an actual grant proposal. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
  
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    ENG 2990 - Special Topics in English


    Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.
    Directed study of a special body of subject matter in the field of English. This course may be repeated for additional credit. Credit(s): Variable

Exercise Science

  
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    ES 1000 - Intro to Physical & Health Sciences


    Prerequisite(s): None.
    This is an entry level course in the field of exercise science. This course emphasizes preparation and paths for a diversity of careers in the field of exercise. Students will be introduced to selected topics in the field of exercise science and other related health science disciplines, including: physiology, exercise epidemiology, exercise nutrition, biomechanics, motor control and motor learning. This course is designed to introduce you to the field and prepare you for future classes in the exercise science discipline. 3 credit hours. Credit(s): 3 0
  
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    ES 1115 - Teaching Physical Activity & Sport


    Prerequisite(s): None.
    Students will develop personal skills, learn basic rules, and focus on teaching progressions, developing lesson and unit plans, analyzing skills, and selecting appropriate skill tests for specific individual, dual, team sports, and dance.   Credit(s): 3
  
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    ES 2000 - Issues in Personal and Public Health


    This course introduces issues in current personal and community health through the examination of causes and solutions to modern health problems. Students will examine the role of health professionals, health programming, theories and policy related to these issues. 3 credit hours. Credit(s): 3 0
  
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    ES 2200 - Stress Management


    Prerequisite(s): Exercise Science and Recreation Therapy majors only
    An introduction to the approaches to stress management. Both cognitive skills and relaxation techniques for the intention of treating or preventing the physical symptoms of stress will be covered. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ES 2210 - Principles of Fitness and Nutrition


    Prerequisite(s): None.
    A course with a focus on the values of physical activity, assessing fitness needs, measuring results, and the relationship between nutrition and health. The scientific rationale of exercise and proper nutrition for all ages will be explored. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ES 2500 - Group Exercise Instruction


    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing; Exercise Science major only.
    Development of leadership skills and knowledge necessary for design and application of group exercise instruction. Credit(s): 3
  
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    ES 2600 - Fitness & Recreation Field Experience


    Prerequisite(s): REC1200
    One hundred twenty hours of field experience in an approved youth fitness or recreation setting.  Emphasis will be place on leadership roles within youth fitness and recreation organizations.  Students will participate in activities designed to relate theory with practice. 3 credit hours Credit(s): 3
  
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    ES 2999 - Field Experience


    Prerequisite(s): Exercise science majors only; ES 1000; BIO 2730; BIO 2740.
    Students will participate in 120 hours of practical work in an approved placement. The purpose of this field experience is to guide the student in building connections between theory and practice. Credit(s): 3 (2 plus 0)
  
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    ES 3000 - Fitness Evaluation


    An introduction to the basic physiological and methodological aspects of fitness assessment. 3 credit hours. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)
 

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