Mar 03, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Course Descriptions


A typical course description in the Undergraduate Bulletin appears like this:

LIT 273 American Multicultural Literature  

The three digits of the course codes refer to the course level. Undergraduate courses are those numbered from 100 to 499. All numbers above that are for graduate credit.The 100 series is primarily for freshmen; 200 – sophomores; 300 – juniors; and 400 – seniors.

Course Planning Information

Information included with the course description helps you as you plan your course schedules. General Education (Gen Ed), Racial and Ethnic Studies (RES), Global Perspective (GLP), repeatability, and terms offered (if known) are indicated.

The terms indicated serve only as a general guide and do not guarantee that a course will be offered during a particular semester. Verify availability of a course in any given term by checking the online Open Courses listing or through Access Stout when planning your schedule.

 

Manufacturing Engineering

  
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    MFGE-499 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    MFGE-640 Manufacturing System Design And Simulation


    3 cr.
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Design of manufacturing systems using contemporary methods and philosophies. Modeling and comparison of system designs using simulation software. Interpretation of experimental simulation results to evaluate system design alternatives. Preparation of technical reports summarizing projects.

Marketing and Business Education

  
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    MBE-101 Introduction to Marketing and Business Education


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Becoming a teacher in the disciplines of Marketing and Business Education (MBE) within K-12 schools, technical college, community colleges, and adult programs.
  
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    MBE-149 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved area of marketing education. May be recurring. Supervised during work/study periods. Recurring experiences would be designed to build upon previous experiences in the course.
    Department Consent
  
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    MBE-202 Supervision of MBE Career & Technical Student Organizations


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Competencies needed to become a successful advisor, integrate a marketing and/or business education career and technical student organization into curriculum with a focus on the high school division of BPA, FBLA, and DECA.
  
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    MBE-249 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved area of marketing education. May be recurring. Supervised during work/study periods. Recurring experiences would be designed to build upon previous experiences in the course.
    Department Consent
  
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    MBE-300 Introduction to Teaching Marketing and Business Education


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    A study of becoming a teacher in the disciplines of Marketing and Business Education with a deep focus on their related career and technical student organizations.
  
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    MBE-301 Marketing and Business Education Methods


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Competency-based and individualized approach to methods of teaching in career and technical Business and Marketing subjects.
    Prerequisites: MBE 101  and Passed Background Check
  
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    MBE-311 Marketing and Business Education Project Method


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Project method of instruction in a career and technical education program. Concurrent enrollment in MBE-312  is required.
    Prerequisite: take MBE-101 ; Corequisite: MBE-312 ; Benchmark I must be completed.
  
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    MBE-312 MBE Pre-Student Teaching


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Planned experiences within marketing and business PK-12 classrooms; identification and application of principles, concepts, and strategies acquired in program professional courses. Includes observation of teaching, planning for teaching, teaching, assessment of student learning, and reflection on teaching.
    Prerequisite: Benchmark I Passed
  
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    MBE-349 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved area of marketing education. May be recurring. Supervised during work/study periods. Recurring experiences would be designed to build upon previous experiences in the course.
    Department Consent
  
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    MBE-355 Marketing and Business Seminar


    2-(3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Issues and trends in marketing, business and career and technical education. Experiences necessary for success during student teaching and upon initial career entry.
  
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    MBE-365 Integrated Software Applications for Instruction


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Software applications for the professional and personal use of instructors. The effective use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, communication and other appropriate software applications with emphasis on curricular integration and professional standards.
    Prerequisite: take ICT-103  
  
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    MBE-366 Integrated Media Applications for Instruction


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Prepares instructors to use various media in the learning environment. Emphasis on proper curriculum integration based on sound curriculum design principles and professional standards. Instructor’s consent
    Prerequisite: take MBE 365  
  
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    MBE-401 Marketing Education Curriculum


    2-(3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Program, course and lesson-level curriculum development skills. Assessment systems, strategies, design elements, and test development skills.
    Prerequisites: take MBE-301 , MBE-311 , and MBE-312 , and completion of Benchmark I
  
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    MBE-409 Marketing Education - Student Teaching


    (2-16 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Directed teaching and community experiences in selected off-campus schools.
    Department Consent
    Prerequisites: Benchmark II completion and MBE-401  
  
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    MBE-411 Business Education Methods and Curriculum


    (5 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Teaching methods and curriculum design for business educators. Emphasis on basic business subjects; business literacy and entry-level job preparation; issues and trends; demonstration and development of a standards-based business education curriculum.
    Prerequisite: Benchmark I completion
  
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    MBE-412 Elementary Keyboarding Teaching Methods


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Developmentally appropriate methods of instruction in keyboarding and emerging input technologies applicable to elementary educational settings.
  
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    MBE-413 Advanced Business Ed Methods


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Methods and curriculum for information systems and accounting; assessment; demonstration and development of standards-based business education lessons.
    Prerequisite: take CTE 405  
  
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    MBE-419 Business Education Student Teaching


    (2-16 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Directed teaching and community experiences in selected off-campus schools. Department consent
    Prerequisites: Benchmark II completion and MBE-411  
  
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    MBE-449 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved area of marketing education. May be recurring. Supervised during work/study periods. Recurring experiences would be designed to build upon previous experiences in the course.
    Department Consent
  
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    MBE-488 Marketing Education-Internship


    8-(16 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Directed teaching and community experiences in selected off-campus schools.
    Department Consent
    Prerequisites: Benchmark II completion and MBE-401  
  
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    MBE-489 Business Education Internship


    (8-16 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Directed teaching and community experiences in selected off-campus schools.
    Department Consent
    Prerequisite: Benchmark II completion
  
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    MBE-499 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent

Mathematics

  
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    MATH-10 Fundamentals of Algebra


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Review of fundamental principles of elementary algebra. Credit earned for MATH-10 will not count toward graduation.
  
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    MATH-90 Intermediate Algebra


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Basic algebraic skills: factoring, exponents, rational expressions, linear equations and inequalities, systems of equations, quadratic equations, and an introduction to functions. Credit earned for MATH-90 will not count towards graduation.
    Prerequisite: Math Placement Level 1 or completion of MATH-10 .
  
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    MATH-118 Concepts of Mathematics


    (4 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Analytic Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Introductory concepts in mathematics such as functions, sets, geometry, combinatorics, probability and other current mathematical topics, along with practical applications to modern life.
    Prerequisite: Math Placement Level 2 or completion of MATH 90  
  
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    MATH-120 Introductory College Mathematics I


    (4 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Analytical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Review of basic algebra, solving equations and inequalities, applications of equations and inequalities, functions and their graphs, polynomial equations, and systems of equations.
    Prerequisite: Math Placement Level 2 or completion of MATH-90 .
  
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    MATH-121 Introductory College Mathematics II


    (4 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Analytical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Continuation of MATH-120 . Study of functions to include rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions and two-dimensional analytic geometry.
    Prerequisite: Math Placement Level 3 or completion of MATH-120  
  
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    MATH-123 Finite and Financial Mathematics with Applications


    (4 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Analytical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Topics in business-related mathematical problem solving including simple and compound interest, annuities, mortgages, supply and demand, break-even analysis. Best-fit lines, problem solving with systems of linear equations, linear programming, matrices, Gaussian elimination, set theory, Venn diagrams, permutations, combinations, basic and conditional probability, expected value.
    Prerequisites: Math Placement Level 2 or completion of MATH-90  with a grade of C+ or better.
  
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    MATH-150 Calculus with Precalculus A


    (5 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Analytical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    First course in a two-course sequence. Review of basic algebra, solving equations and inequalities, graphing polynomial and rational functions. Limits and derivatives of polynomial and rational functions. Applications of derivatives.
    Prerequisite: Math Placement Level 2 or completion of MATH-90 .
  
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    MATH-151 Calculus with Precalculus B


    (5 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Analytical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Second course in a two-course sequence. Properties, identities, and derivatives of exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. Affine transformations and graphing, linear systems of equations, and geometric applications of trigonometry. Integration and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
    Prerequisite: Completion of MATH-150  
  
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    MATH-153 Calculus I


    (4 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Analytical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Functions, limits, continuity, bounds, sets; the derivative of functions and applications; exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric and inverse functions.

    Equivalent to MATH 156 MATH 157 , and MATH 158 .
    Prerequisite: Math Placement Level 4 or completion of MATH-121 . Not open to students with credit in MATH-154 , MATH-156 , MATH-157 , or MATH-158 .

  
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    MATH-154 Calculus II


    (4 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Analytical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Continuation of MATH-153 : antiderivatives; integration theory and techniques, applications; parametric equations, vectors.

    Equivalent to MATH 156  and MATH 157 .
    Prerequisite: take either MATH-151 , MATH-153  or MATH-156  

  
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    MATH-156 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I


    (5 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Analytical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Review of real numbers, inequalities, absolute values, intervals and continuity; analytic geometry of the plane, limit concepts, derivatives of algebraic functions, definite integral.

    Equivalent to MATH 153  and MATH 154 .
    Prerequisite: Math Placement Level 4 or completion of MATH-121 .

  
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    MATH-157 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II


    (5 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Analytical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Application of derivative and definite integral; conic sections and other algebraic curves; calculus for rational, algebraic, circular, exponential and trigonometric functions; formal integration.

    Equivalent to MATH 153  and MATH 154 .
    Prerequisite: take either MATH-151 , MATH-153  or MATH-156  

  
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    MATH-158 Calculus III


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Formal integration continued; parametric equations, polar representation, Cauchy’s formula, Taylor’s theorem, infinite series, vectors, partial differentiation, multiple integration.
    Prerequisite: take MATH-154  or MATH-157  
  
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    MATH-180 Foundations of the Language of Mathematics


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Conceptual foundations of mathematics and the language of mathematics. Logical rules of inference, statement forms, methods of proof, universal and existential quantifiers, abstraction and definition, set theory, relations, functions and cardinality. Proofs involving the above concepts and applications of the concepts and methods of proof to particular abstract mathematical objects.
    Prerequisite: take either MATH-151 , MATH-153  or MATH-156 ; not for students who took MATH-270  
  
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    MATH-196 Uncovering the Role Mathematics Plays in Everyday Life


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Investigation of mathematical concepts and algorithms that are used in everyday objects and technology. Concepts of fair division, identification numbers, information science, symmetry and patterns, and their applications. Offered for Wisconsin in Scotland program only.
  
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    MATH-199 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    MATH-250 Differential Equations with Linear Algebra


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Differential equations: first-order and higher- order equations, systems of linear differential equations. Linear algebra: matrices, determinants, systems of linear equations, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues, eigenvectors.
    Prerequisite: take MATH-154  or MATH-157  
  
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    MATH-255 Differential Equations


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Common types of ordinary differential equations of first and second order; linear equations with constant coefficients; series solutions, numerical approximations, systems of ordinary equations.
    Prerequisites: take either MATH-154  or MATH-157 , and take MATH-275  
  
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    MATH-262 Modern Geometry


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Development of logical discourse, betweenness properties and plane separation, geometric models of axiomatic systems, modern geometry of triangle and circle, transformations (linear, circular), orthogonal systems of circles, elliptic and hyperbolic geometry.
    Prerequisite: take either MATH-151 , MATH-153  or MATH-156  
  
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    MATH-270 Discrete Mathematics


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Exploration of sets, relations, functions, formal logic, proof techniques, counting techniques, graphs, recurrence relations, and generating functions. Applications in mathematics and computer science.
    Prerequisites: take either MATH-153  or MATH-156 ; not for students who took MATH-180  
  
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    MATH-275 Linear Algebra


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Algebra of linear transformations and matrices. Determinants, equivalence relations, rank systems of equations, vector spaces, orthogonal transformations, characteristic equations and quadratic forms.
    Prerequisite: take either MATH-151 , MATH-153  or MATH-156  
  
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    MATH-370 Modern Algebra I


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    A first course in abstract algebra. Basic number theory, groups, subgroups, cyclic groups, permutation groups, factor and product groups, homomorphisms, isomorphisms, and an introduction to rings.
    Prerequisites: MATH-154 or MATH-157, MATH-180 or MATH-270, and MATH-275
  
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    MATH-371 Modern Algebra II


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Continuation of MATH 370  . Rings, integral domains, fields, polynomials, groups, vector spaces, and field extensions. Advanced topics in abstract algebra.
    Prerequisite: take MATH 370  
  
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    MATH-375 Numerical Linear Algebra


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Theoretical foundations of algorithms employed to numerically solve classical problems of linear algebra including linear systems and eigenvalue problems.
    Prerequisites: Either MATH 180  or MATH 270 , , and either MATH 250  or MATH 275 .
  
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    MATH-450 Real Analysis I


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Rigorous development of advanced topics in analysis; functions, real numbers, sequences, Cartesian spaces, sequences of functions, limit superior and inferior, continuous functions.
    Prerequisite: take MATH-154  or MATH-157  
  
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    MATH-451 Real Analysis II


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Continuation of MATH 450 ; differentiation, integration, infinite series.
    Prerequisite: take MATH-450  
  
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    MATH-460 Complex Variables with Applications


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Complex numbers, analytic functions, elementary functions of complex variables, mapping of elementary functions, integration techniques, power series and calculus of residues.
    Prerequisite: take MATH-158  
  
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    MATH-499 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent

Mathematics Education

  
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    MATHED-365 Mathematics Education Methods


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Content, curriculum, methods, materials, technology, standards and research used in the teaching of mathematics. Design of mathematics instruction for a variety of learners.
    Prerequisites: Take STMED-260  
  
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    MATHED-409 Mathematics Student Teaching


    (2-16 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Student teaching experience in mathematics.
    Prerequisite: Benchmark II completion
  
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    MATHED-488 Internship Teaching - Math Education


    (8-16 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Alternative to student teaching experience: licensed and salaried internship in a cooperating school for one semester.
    Prerequisite: Benchmark II completion

Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science

  
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    MSCS-149 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entailing recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
    Department Consent
  
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    MSCS-192 Introductory Bioinformatics


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Introduction to the design, development, and application of bioinformatics tools for genomics and other integrated biological research questions. Some computer programming.
  
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    MSCS-249 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entailing recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
    Department Consent
  
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    MSCS-271 Formal Languages and Finite Automata


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Topics on the foundation of the theory of computation, including languages, grammars, regular expressions, finite state machines, Turing machines.
    Prerequisites: Take CS 145  and take either MATH 180  or MATH 270  
  
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    MSCS-280 Graph Theory with Applications in Computer Science


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Principles of graph theory, computer representation of graphs, properties of general graphs, structure and properties of special graphs, flow networks, and computer applications of graph theory.
    Prerequisites: Take CS-145  and take either MATH-180  or MATH-270  
  
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    MSCS-335 Machine Learning


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Methods for supervised learning of labelled data sets, and unsupervised learning of unlabelled data sets. Theory, application, and validation of models, including linear-subset, nearest-neighbor, support-vector machines, forests, neural networks, and other geometric methods.
    Prerequisites: take CS 145 MATH 158  , MATH 275 , and either STAT 330  or STAT 331 .
  
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    MSCS-349 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
    Department Consent
  
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    MSCS-380 Cryptography


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Classical and modern encryption methods, including both public-key and symmetric-key cryptosystems; elementary number theory; digital signature schemes and hash functions; introduction to (and countermeasures for) number-theoretic and algebraic cryptanalysis; discrete logarithms; applications to information assurance and cyber-security.
    Prerequisite: take MATH 370  and CS 145  
  
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    MSCS-390 Fourier Transform and Applications


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Fundamental theory of Fourier transform with applications to a variety of ics. Traditional definition of Fourier series, the modern functional definition of Fourier transform and its properties. Discrete and fast Fourier transform. Convolution and Shah-function and their applications to Fourier transform.
  
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    MSCS-390 Topics


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Topics of current importance in applications of mathematics to problems in business, industry, government or society. May be repeated for additional credit with consent of program director.
  
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    MSCS-390 Topics: Introduction to Parallel Processing with CUDA


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Introduction to parallel processing using the Compute Unified Device Architecture (CUDA) system. Overview of CUDA architecture, kernels, grids, threads, memory structure and performance considerations. Basic algorithms and examples of applications to computer graphics, image processing and scientific computing.
    Prerequisites: take CS-244  and MATH-275  
  
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    MSCS-399 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    MSCS-446 Numerical Analysis I


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Theory and applications of numerical methods for linear algebra, non-linear equations and polynomial interpolation.
    Prerequisites: take MATH-158 , MATH-275  and CS-145  
  
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    MSCS-447 Numerical Analysis II


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Theory and applications of numerical methods for approximation, numerical integration and differentiation, differential equations, and Fourier analysis.
    Prerequisites: take MSCS-446  and MATH-255  
  
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    MSCS-449 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
    Department Consent
  
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    MSCS-475 Applied Mathematics Internship


    (2-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Off-campus work and study in approved position to gain experience in using computer and/or statistical techniques in the analysis and solution of real-world problems. Interns receive salaried appointments with cooperating companies for summer or summer plus one semester.
    Department Consent
    Must be Junior level or higher
  
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    MSCS-492 Mathematical and Computational Foundations of Bioinformatics


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Examination of different types of algorithms employed in bioinformatics, their mathematical foundations, and software implementation. Topics in mapping DNA, sequencing DNA, comparing sequences, predicting genes, finding signals, identifying proteins, repeat analysis, DNA arrays, genome rearrangements, molecular evolution, phylogenetics, machine learning, systems biology, and computational biology.
    Prerequisites: must be Senior level and Applied Math & Computer Science major.
  
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    MSCS-499 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent

Mechanical Engineering

  
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    ME-342 Machine Component Design


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Analysis and design of machine elements and machines; loads, stresses, deflections, material selection, fatigue failure; fasteners, bonding, and springs; mechanical power transmission components including gearing, bearings, shafting, and frictional devices.
    Prerequisite: take ENGR 294  
  
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    ME-349 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
  
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    ME-352 Introduction to Numerical Methods in Engineering


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Solving engineering problems related to solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and engineering design through the application of numerical methods.
    Prerequisite: take MATH 158 , ETECH 100  and MATH 250  or (MATH 255  and MATH 275 )
  
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    ME-390 Engineering Thermodynamics


    (3 cr.)
    Engineering applications of thermodynamics.
    Prerequisite: take PHYS 291   and MATH 250   (which may be taken concurrently)
  
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    ME-392 Engineering Heat and Mass Transfer


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Introduction to the principles and applications of heat transfer through conduction, convection and radiation, analysis of heat exchangers and fins, and introduction to mass transfer through diffusion.
    Prerequisite: take ENGR 391  
  
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    ME-396 Introduction to Numerical Methods in Engineering


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Application of existing numerical methods to solve problems in different branches of mechanical engineering.
    Prerequisites: take MATH 158  and ETECH 100  and MATH 250  or (MATH 255  and MATH 275 )
  
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    ME-405 Capstone I: Concurrent Design


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Concurrent design of a product or process to solve an industry problem or answer a research question related to Mechanical Engineering. Defining end-user needs, client needs, design objectives and constraints, and metrics for success. Brainstorming, problem solving, and creativity methods. Requires teamwork, problem solving, effective communication skills, and project management.
    Corequisite(s): take ME 342  and ME 392  
  
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    ME-410 Capstone II: System Design


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    A study of process and/or product development through 1) applied research and experimentation, or 2) the design, building, and testing of a product assembly or system, used to perform a useful function or solve an industry-based or independent research problem. Process documentation and experimental analyses will be emphasized.
    Prerequisite: take ME 405 . 
  
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    ME-449 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
  
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    ME-492 System Dynamics


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Modeling and analysis of dynamic systems with a focus on mechanical applications. Analysis of electrical, thermal, and fluid elements conducted through the lens of their mechanical analogs. Techniques for the development of time domain solutions and frequency domain solutions including differential equations, block diagram representation, computer simulation, numerical methods, and linearization.
    Prerequisites: take ENGR 292  and ME 352 , Prereq/Coreq ENGR 363  and ME 392   

     


Military Science and Leadership

  
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    MSL-101 Leadership and Personal Development


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Introduction to the Army profession and personal development of life skills such as critical thinking, ethical reasoning, goal setting, time management, physical fitness, and stress management. Off campus weekend leadership orientation in a military environment with outdoor physical activities, including land navigation and confidence course training.
  
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    MSL-102 Basic Leadership


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Establishes foundation of basic leadership fundamentals such as problem solving, communication, goal setting, and techniques for improving listening and speaking skills. Life skills are reinforced as well as an introduction to counseling and operations orders. Lab provides instruction on squad movement techniques, map reading, physical fitness and marching techniques.
  
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    MSL-199 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    MSL-201 Foundations of Leadership


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Explores the dimensions of creative and innovative leadership strategies and styles by examining team dynamics and historical leadership theories. Students practice aspects of personal motivation, team building, and ethical reasoning in the context of planning, executing, and assessing team exercises and participating in leadership labs.
    Instructor’s Consent Required
    Prerequisite: take MSL-101  
  
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    MSL-202 Leadership and Teamwork


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Examines building successful teams, methods for influencing action, effective communication in setting and achieving goals, the importance of timing the decision, creativity in the problem- solving process, and obtaining team cohesion through immediate feedback. The lab applies basic leadership theory and decision making during practical exercises in a field environment.
    Prerequisite: take MSL-102  
  
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    MSL-299 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    MSL-301 Adaptive Team Leadership


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Students study, practice, and apply the fundamentals of Army leadership, officership, Army values and ethics, personal development, and small unit tactics at the team and squad level. Cadets practices planning, coordinating, and leading a team or squad during classroom PEs, Leadership Lab, and in a field environment.
    Instructor’s Consent Required
  
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    MSL-302 Leadership Under Fire


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    The role of communication, value, and ethics in effective leadership. Ethical decision making, diversity, spirituality, and survey of Army leadership doctrine. Emphasis on improving oral and written communication abilities. Lab reinforces small-unit tactical training while employing troop-leading procedure to accomplish complex planning and decision making.
    Instructor’s Consent Required
  
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    MSL-350 Leader Development and Assessment Course Field Experience


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    A 33-day ROTC training event designed to develop and evaluate leadership ability, including judgment, common sense, ingenuity and stamina. Perform complex tasks and make difficult decisions in demanding situations.
    Prerequisites: take MSL-301  and MSL-302  
  
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    MSL-399 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    MSL-401 Adaptive Leadership


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Transitions the focus of student learning from being trained, mentored and evaluated to learning how to train, mentor, and evaluate underclassmen. Students learn the duties and responsibilities as a member of a staff and develop proficiency in risk management and reducing stress when planning, executing, and assessing training events.
    Instructor’s Consent Required
  
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    MSL-402 Leadership in a Complex World


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Study includes a case study analysis of military law and practical exercises on establishing an ethical command climate. Students must complete a semester-long Senior Leadership Project that requires them to plan, organize, collaborate, analyze, and demonstrate their leadership skills. The lab continues to sharpen the students’ leadership skills.
    Instructor’s Consent Required
  
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    MSL-499 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent

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    MUSIC-101 Class Piano I


    (1 cr.)
    Arts and Humanities - Creative/Performing Arts
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Group instruction in piano technique and repertoire at beginner level. One one-hour lesson per week; additional practice time required.
  
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    MUSIC-112 Advanced Voice I


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Private instruction in vocal technique and repertoire. One 1/2-hour lesson per week; additional practice time required; optional recital.
    Department Consent
  
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    MUSIC-120 Music Fundamentals


    (3 cr.)
    Arts and Humanities - Art History/Music and Theater Appreciation
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Introduction to the elements of music, with a focus on Western musical notation and theory. Notation, application, and practice of basic theory and music analysis skills.
  
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    MUSIC-130 Music Appreciation


    (2 cr.)
    Arts and Humanities - Art History/Music and Theater Appreciation
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Music materials as they pertain to perceptive listening; music and musicians from medieval times to present; students gain significant awareness of great music. Students do not earn credit for both MUSIC-130 and MUSIC-132 .
 

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