Nov 30, 2020  
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.

 

Career and Technical Education

  
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    CTE-375 Addressing the Skills Gap with Pathways and Partnerships


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Connection of classroom practices with education-industry partnerships and pathways to address America’s skill gap. Includes industry tours, keynote addresses and workshop activities tied with the American Technical Education Association’s stated goals. Course coordinated via Credit Outreach for students attending the ATEA 2018 National Conference. 
    Prerequisite: Attendance at ATEA 2018 National Conference
  
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    CTE-375 Digital Print Reading: A Turn-Key CAD/CAM Curriculum


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Digital Print Reading structured around a workforce/classroom of essential shop-floor skills detailing functional lines, layout geometry, quality control measurements (rubrics), and standards in computer assisted manufacturing, geometric tolerancing, and basic metrology.
  
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    CTE-375 Workshop


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Special topics providing hands-on or experiential learning activities. Specific content and title to reflect the topic of the workshop.
  
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    CTE-396 Foundations of Correctional Education


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    History of correctional education, as well as trends and current issues; the unique setting of correctional education and how to minimize its negative impact on correctional educators.
  
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    CTE-398 Field Experience


    (1-2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Department Consent
  
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    CTE-399 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    CTE-405 Methods of Teaching Career and Technical Education


    (2-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Competency-based and individualized approach to methods of teaching career and technical education.
     

    Credit Requirements

    • 3 credit option required for MBE Distance Delivery

    No prerequisite for CTET students who enroll for 2 credits.

  
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    CTE-408 Student Teaching in Career and Technical Education


    (1-4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Application of teaching and learning knowledge and skills to a post-secondary education or training institution setting.
    Department Consent
  
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    CTE-438 Course Construction in Career and Technical Education


    (2-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Focus on curricula design principles and practices in Career and Technical Education (CTE). Content will challenge personally held ideas, assumptions, and practices related to curricula and its stakeholders. The products of learning include standards-based course, lesson, and assessment tools that are anchored to the mission, goals, and standards specific to the teacher-candidates’ CTE program area. Benchmark 1 is required for MBE, FCSE, and TECED students, who must enroll for 3 credits.
     

    Credit Requirements

    • 3 credit option required for MBE Distance Delivery

    No prerequisite for CTET students who enroll for 2 credits.

  
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    CTE-440 Instructional Evaluation in Career and Technical Education


    (2-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Competency-based and individualized approach to instructional evaluation for career and technical educators.  Prepares educators to design and implement performance-based assessment in diverse formats and settings that evidence student learning.
     

    Credit Requirements

    • 3 credit option required for MBE Distance Delivery
    • 2 credit option required for MBE On-Campus Delivery

     
    No prerequisite for CTET students who enroll for 2 credits.

  
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    CTE-449 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    International students majoring in Vocational, Technical and Adult Education will participate in an internship located in both industrial/business and vocational/technical institutions to have experience in their technical area.
    Department Consent
  
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    CTE-460 Data Responsive Planning, Teaching and Assessment


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Teaching, planning and assessment of student learning through curriculum-based evidence collection and analysis in an effort to monitor and revise lessons, strategies, assessments (formative and summative), courses and programs.
  
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    CTE-474 Adult Education


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Philosophy and history of adult education in the United States. Techniques for teaching adults: psychological factors, methods, adult interests and characteristics.
  
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    CTE-488 Career and Technical Education Internship


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Department Consent
  
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    CTE-498 Field Experience


    (1-2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Department Consent
  
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    CTE-499 Independent Study


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

Chemistry

  
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    CHEM-105 Visualizing Chemistry


    (2 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Natural Science
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Simple demonstrations that illustrate and reinforce understanding of the physical and chemical properties of matter. Description of the underlying chemistry and chemical safety. A special course fee applies.
  
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    CHEM-110 Chemistry in Our World


    (4 cr.)
    Cross-disciplinary Issues, Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Natural Sciences with Lab
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Fundamental role of chemistry in our daily lives focusing on contemporary issues to introduce chemical concepts, developing these concepts in a concerted manner to gain understanding of the issues.
    Requires Math proficiency greater than or equal to MATH-90  
  
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    CHEM-115 General Chemistry


    (5 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Natural Science with Lab
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Fundamental principles of chemistry with applications: composition and structure of matter, formation and naming of compounds, mole concept, writing and balancing chemical equations, types of reactions, elementary stoichiometry, bonding, states of matter, equilibrium, solutions, acids and bases. Students may incur incidental expenses for software.
    Math Placement or MATH-90 required.
  
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    CHEM-135 College Chemistry I


    (5 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Natural Science with Lab
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Fundamental principles and concepts of chemistry, including atomic and molecular structure, chemical reactions and stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gases and solutions. More rigorous approach and more extensive coverage than CHEM-115. Not recommended for students with no previous chemistry background. Students may incur incidental expenses for software.
    Prerequisite: Math Placement or MATH 120 
  
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    CHEM-136 College Chemistry II


    (5 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Natural Science with Lab
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Chemical kinetics, chemical and aqueous equilibria, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and nuclear chemistry.
    Prerequisites: take CHEM-135  
  
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    CHEM-199 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    CHEM-201 Organic Chemistry I


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Chemistry of carbon compounds: naming, bonding, structure, physical characteristics, reactions. Compounds include hydrocarbons, aromatic compounds, alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, acids, esters, amines, amides, thiols and sulfides. Laboratory exercises on compound characteristics (physical and chemical), compound identification, reactions and reaction types. Students may incur incidental expenses for software.
    Prerequisite: Take either CHEM-125  or CHEM-135  
  
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    CHEM-204 Organic Chemistry II Lecture


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Continuation of Organic Chemistry I; organic reactions, organic compound synthesis, reaction to mechanisms and kinetics, transition state theory, thermodynamics; introduction to IR, NMR and UV-visible spectroscopy of organic compounds.
    Prerequisite: take CHEM-201  
  
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    CHEM-206 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Systematic identification of organic compounds using chemical, physical, and instrumental methods with option for organic compound synthesis.
    Prerequisite: take CHEM-201 ; Corequisite: take CHEM-204  
  
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    CHEM-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 entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
    Instructor’s Consent Required
  
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    CHEM-299 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    CHEM-301 Physical Chemistry Lecture


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Fundamental physical chemistry; behavior of gases, liquid state, properties of solutions, principles of thermodynamics, thermochemistry. Taken concurrently with CHEM 303 . Students may incur incidental expenses for software.
    Prerequisites: take CHEM-115  or CHEM-125  or CHEM-135 , and take MATH-156 ;
    Corequisite: CHEM-303  
  
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    CHEM-303 Physical Chemistry Laboratory


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Lab course to be taken concurrently with CHEM 301 . Experimental techniques and apparatus; treatment of experimental data.
    Prerequisites: take CHEM-115  or CHEM-125  or CHEM-135 , and take MATH-156 ;
    Corequisite: take CHEM-301  
  
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    CHEM-311 Biochemistry


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Fundamental chemistry and metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins; second- and third-order structure of proteins; chemistry of nucleic acids; nature and dynamics of enzymes and enzyme action; biological oxidations; lab work in metabolism, chromatography, enzyme action, qualitative and quantitative analytical procedures.
    Prerequisite: take CHEM-201  
  
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    CHEM-325 Chemistry of Polymers


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Basic science of polymers. Common industrial polymers and their applications. Relationship of the structure and salient structural features of industrial polymers with their properties and applications.
    Prerequisite: take CHEM-135  
  
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    CHEM-331 Quantitative Analysis


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Theory and practice of gravimetric, titrimetric, potentiometric and spectrophotometric methods of chemical analysis. Training in precision laboratory techniques and statistical treatment of data for quality assurance.
    Prerequisite: take CHEM-136  
  
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    CHEM-341 Chemistry of Materials


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Relationship of the chemistry and microstructure of structural materials (metals, polymers and ceramics) to their properties; degradation of those materials, corrosion of metals, polymers and ceramics.
    Prerequisites: take CHEM-115  or CHEM-125  or CHEM-135  
  
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    CHEM-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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    CHEM-353 Environmental Chemistry


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Chemical processes that regulate the composition of air, water and soil and the influence of anthropogenic activities. Training in precision laboratory techniques and statistical treatment of data from analyses of environmental samples.
    Prerequisites: take CHEM 136  
  
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    CHEM-365 Industrial Chemistry


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Chemistry of industrial processes used in the production of organic and inorganic bulk chemicals and further transformation into commercial products.  Aspects of intellectual property, business, and environmental concerns will also be discussed.
    Prerequisite: take CHEM 136  or CHEM 341  
  
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    CHEM-399 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    CHEM-412 Advanced Biochemistry


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Structure and function of enzymes and membrane-bound proteins, enzyme kinetics and mechanism, and regulatory mechanisms of metabolism at the molecular, cellular and organismal levels.
    Prerequisite: take CHEM-311  
  
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    CHEM-414 Protein Chemistry Laboratory


    (2 cr.)
    Laboratory experiences in modern protein chemistry techniques, including gel electrophoresis techniques, chromatography, kinetics, ligand binding and spectrometry.
    Prerequisite: CHEM 311  
  
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    CHEM-425 Inorganic Chemistry


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Survey of inorganic chemistry, including: bonding, symmetry and group theory, molecular orbitals, electronic structure, donor-acceptor chemistry, crystalline solids, main-group chemistry, coordination chemistry, organometallics, bioinorganic chemistry and environmental chemistry.
    Prerequisites: CHEM 136  , CHEM 201 . Required for students in B.S. in Applied Science and the Industrial Chemistry Concentration. 
  
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    CHEM-435 Instrumental Methods of Analysis


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Application of instrumental methods to chemical analysis: electrochemical, spectrophotometric, chromatographic, and thermal analysis. Techniques for methods development, sample preparation, optimization of operating conditions, and data analysis needed to obtain accurate, reproducible results by means of instrumentation.
    Prerequisite: take CHEM-331  
  
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    CHEM-440 Advanced Materials Laboratory


    1-(3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Student-devised laboratory experiments to solve a materials problem provided by the instructor.
    Instructor’s Consent Required
    Prerequisites: take CHEM-115  or CHEM-125  or CHEM-135  
  
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    CHEM-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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    CHEM-452 Environmental Regulations Management


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Laws governing environmental issues. Environmental regulations, applicability of the laws, and resources for interpreting the regulations. Evaluation of environmental research.
    Prerequisites: take CHEM-115  or CHEM-125  or CHEM-135  
  
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    CHEM-489 Advanced Chemistry Experience


    (1-4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Research experiences leading to a greater depth of understanding of chemical principles.
    Instructor’s Consent Required
    Must be Sophomore level or higher
  
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    CHEM-499 Independent Study


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

Chinese

  
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    CHIN-101 Elementary Chinese I


    (4 cr.)
    Global Perspective, Communication Skills
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Elementary modern Mandarin, for students with no previous training.
  
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    CHIN-102 Elementary Chinese II


    (4 cr.)
    Global Perspective, Communication Skills
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Continuation of CHIN 101 .
    Prerequisite: CHIN 101  
  
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    CHIN-196 Experience China: Mandarin Language


    (3 cr.)
    Global Perspective, Arts and Humanities - Foreign Language and Culture
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Introductory reading, writing, listening and speaking skills; and understanding Chinese culture and society.
    Department Consent
  
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    CHIN-200 Intermediate Chinese I


    (4 cr.)
    Communication Skills
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Build on skills learned in CHIN-102  to improve all four aspects of Chinese language acquisition: speaking, listening, reading and writing.
    Prerequisite: take CHIN-102  
  
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    CHIN-201 Intermediate Chinese II


    (4 cr.)
    Global Perspective, Communication Skills
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Continuation of Elementary Chinese II
    Prerequisites: take CHIN 102  or instructor permission

College of Arts, Communication, Humanities and Social Sciences

  
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    CAHSS-196 An Interconnected World: Views from the Humanities


    (3 cr.)
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Draws on history, literature, drama, philosophy, art, and music in order to examine selected issues or problems that have faced humankind around the world during the past two centuries.
  
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    CAHSS-199 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    CAHSS-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 entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
    Department Consent
  
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    CAHSS-299 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    CAHSS-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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    CAHSS-399 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    CAHSS-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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    CAHSS-499 Independent Study


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

College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences

  
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    CEHHS-449 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-6 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved business/industry position related to the student’s major. Selection by application and interview.
    Department Consent
  
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    CEHHS-499 Independent Study


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

Computer/Electrical Engineering

  
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    CEE-205 Circuit Analysis and Design


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Kirchhoff’s voltage/current laws, node/loop analysis, dependent sources and operational amplifiers. Modeling ideal/real resistors/capacitors/inductors, steady state/transient behavior of circuits. Sinusoids, phasors, impedance, steady state AC analysis, power factor, resonance, and frequency response. Single/three phase power distribution and transformers. MultiSim, MATLAB, Function generators and oscilloscopes in laboratory.
    Prerequisite: take MATH-154  or MATH-157  
  
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    CEE-215 Electronics


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Introduction to the physics/modeling of semiconductor devices such as diodes and transistors. Biasing, small/large signal circuit behavior, temperature dependence. Differential/multistage/power amplifiers. Time and frequency response of devices and circuits, including operational amplifiers. Discussion of integrated circuit fabrication technology.
    Prerequisite: Take CEE-205  
  
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    CEE-225 Digital Logic


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Analysis and design of combinational and sequential logic circuits. Boolean algebra, number systems and logic gates. Realization of Boolean Functions. Synchronous and asynchronous sequential logic: counters and registers. Finite state machines, state transitions and state equivalence. Logic circuit simulation. Discrete gates and array logic laboratory experiments.
    Prerequisite: take CEE-205  (or concurrent registration)
  
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    CEE-235 Signals and Systems


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Continuous-time and discrete-time signals and systems; representation and analysis of linear, time-invariant systems; differential and difference equations; convolution; Fourier, Laplace and Z-transforms; Fourier series; time- and frequency-domain analysis; sampling theorem; introduction to advanced signal processing topics.
    Prerequisites: take CEE-205  and MATH-250  
  
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    CEE-325 Digital System Design


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Analysis of combinational and sequential logic and state machine designs. Circuit realization utilizing CADD tools on field programmable gate array devices. Behavioral and structural modeling of digital system designs through implementation of computer system components, and memory using hardware description language.
    Prerequisites: Take CEE-205  and CEE-225  
  
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    CEE-335 Automatic Control Systems


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Classical methods of analysis and design for continuous-time control systems with Laplace transform techniques for solving differential equations, modeling of dynamic systems in time and frequency domains, root-locus and stability analysis. Introduction to controller design and programming for embedded-servo control systems and PC-based data acquisition in controls.
    Prerequisites: take CEE-235  and CS-244  
  
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    CEE-345 Microprocessor System Design


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Study of the internal organization of microprocessors, instruction sets, timers and interrupts, and serial and parallel ports programming using Assembly and C languages. The design and interfacing of peripherals for a selected microprocessor and use of debugger hardware including an in-circuit serial programmer unit.
    Prerequisites: take CEE-325  and CS 244  
  
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    CEE-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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    CEE-355 Applied Electromagnetics


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Engineering applications of electromagnetic fields applied to design of electronic systems that work properly in the presence of electronic noise and do not cause electronic noise to other systems.  Concepts including crosstalk, shielding, filtering, grounding, power distribution and electrostatic discharge are addressed.  Use of measurement and computer aided analysis tools.
    Prerequisites: take CEE-205  and PHYS-282  
  
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    CEE-405 Capstone I: Computer Engineering Design


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    First of two-semester sequence in capstone design. Creation of a conceptual design to solve a hardware and software problem that requires research, problem solving, teamwork, communication skills, project management, documentation, simulation, experimentation, and other skills acquired during computer engineering undergraduate study.
    Prerequisites: Take CEE-325 , CEE-335 , and CEE-345  
  
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    CEE-410 Capstone II: Computer Engineering Design


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Continuation of CEE-405 . Implementation, prototyping, and testing of the conceptual design developed in CEE-405 ; efficient management of time and resources for the successful completion of the project. Status reports, a project report, and a final presentation are required.
    Prerequisite: take CEE-405  
  
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    CEE-425 Data Communications and Computer Networks


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Design and implementation of data communications and computer network systems. Open systems interconnect models vs. internet models. Transport control protocol/internet protocol algorithms, routing techniques, network security, network management, traffic characterization using discrete-time simulation tools by applying statistical methods, hardware development and implementation of network enabled devices.
    Prerequisites: take CEE-235  and CS-441  (or concurrent registration)
  
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    CEE-435 Digital Signal Processing


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Fourier analysis of continuous-time and discrete-time signals and systems; sampling theory, aliasing and signal reconstruction; analysis of sampled signals; discrete and Fast Fourier transforms; ztransform; discrete convolution; design of digital finite impulse response (FIR) and infinite impulse response (IIR) filters; practical applications with simulation programs and hardware systems.
    Prerequisite: take CEE-235  
  
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    CEE-445 Embedded System Design


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Structured approach to the development and design of microprocessor, microcontroller, and mixed-signal embedded systems. Microprocessor types, memory structures, interrupt control, external interfacing, embedded sensing, and software including assemblers and higher level language support will be emphasized. Laboratory experiments for the design and implementation of an embedded system project.
    Prerequisite: take CEE-345  
  
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    CEE-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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    CEE-455 Fundamentals of Wireless Communications


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Design and analysis of wireless communication systems, frequency allocations, network architectures. Amplitude, frequency and phase modulation. Time and frequency multiplexing. Information content, channel bandwidth, modulation schemes. Calculation of path loss, fading, scattering and shadowing. Signal encoding and error control. Broadband, spread spectrum and multiple access systems.
    Prerequisites: take CEE-235  and CEE-355  (or concurrent registration)
  
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    CEE-499 Independent Study


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

Cognitive Neuroscience

  
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    CNS-200 Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience


    (3 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Natural Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences - Psychology
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Cognitive and neural processes that support higher mental functions and methods by which inferences about the brain bases of cognition are made.
  
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    CNS-201 Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience Lab


    (1 cr.)
    Analytical Reasoning and Natural Sciences - Natural Sciences with Lab
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Cognitive neuroscience experimental techniques including behavioral and electrophysiological methods of research. Measurement, analysis and presentation of laboratory data on cognitive neuroscience, such as neuronal properties, sensation, memory, perception, learning and attention.
    Corequiste: CNS-200  
  
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    CNS-401 Prime Time Cognitive Neuroscience


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Public perceptions of cognitive neuroscience, using television programs as a lens. Examination of the disconnect between public perceptions and scientific reality.
  
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    CNS-401 Special Topic: Psychology, Neuroscience, and Evolution


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Examines the application of evolutionary theory of the study of human behavior and the brain. Focus on the evolutionary bases of important phenomena such as sensation and perception, consciousness, emotions, personality, and a variety of social behaviors. Emphasis on thinking critically and writing about research.
    Prerequisite: take PSYC-110  
  
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    CNS-480 Cognitive Neuroscience Research Experience


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Design, execution, analysis, and reporting of faculty-supervised, cognitive neuroscience-related research.
    Instructor’s Consent Required
    Prerequisites: take CNS-200 , CNS-201 , STAT 130 , and PSYC-391  
  
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    CNS-481 Computational Cognitive Neuroscience


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Basic principles of computational cognitive neuroscience. Simulating cognition using biologically based networks of neuron-like units (neural networks).
    Prerequisites: MATH-120 , STAT 130 , CNS-200  and CNS-201  
  
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    CNS-499 Independent Study


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

Cognitive Science

  
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    COGS-101 Cognitive Science I


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Multidisciplinary approaches to cognitive science from the fields of psychology, computer science philosophy, neuroscience, and anthropology. Laboratory-based research methods.
    Prerequisite: Take PSYC-110  
  
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    COGS-202 Cognitive Science 2


    (4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Cognitive science research methodologies and problem-based laboratory exercises related to major cognitive science concepts.
    Prerequisite: Take COGS-101  
  
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    COGS-390 Cognitive Science Research Studio 1


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Cognitive Science research skills related to conducting a directed research project: literature reviews, meta-analysis, empirical research design, theory development, and testing of research applications.
    Prerequisites: take PSYC-290  and COGS 202  
  
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    COGS-490 COGS Research Studio 2


    (2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Advanced cognitive Science research skills related to conducting and original research project: literature reviews, meta-analysis, empirical research design, theory development, creation and testing of original applications.
    Prerequisite: take COGS-390  

Communication Studies

  
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    COMST-100 Fundamentals of Speech


    (3 cr.)
    Communication Skills
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Techniques of effective speech: diagnosis of individual needs and training in necessary skills; speaker/listener relations, speech organization, voice, bodily action, language and development of confidence and poise.
  
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    COMST-199 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    COMST-200 Persuasive Speaking


    (3 cr.)
    Communication Skills
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Advanced techniques of speaking; develop persuasion skills in personal, professional and public contexts.
    Prerequisite: take COMST-100  
  
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    COMST-206 Small Group Communication


    (3 cr.)
    Communication Skills
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Communication skills and theories for group contexts. Dynamics of small group participation; deliberation and problem-solving; conflict management; power and leadership; and team building.
  
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    COMST-208 Applied Human Communication


    (3 cr.)
    Communication Skills
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Application of communication theories to interpersonal, group, mediated, and organizational contexts. Explores the intersection of rhetoric and relationships.
    Prerequisite: take COMST-100  
  
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    COMST-210 Interpersonal Communication


    (3 cr.)
    Communication Skills
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Theoretical and applied approaches to communication in interpersonal relationships. Communication variables and competencies for social interaction in personal and professional contexts.
  
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    COMST-236 Listening


    (3 cr.)
    Communication Skills
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Theoretical analysis and practical application of listening concepts in personal and professional relationships.
  
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    COMST-308 Business and Professional Speaking


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Professional communication; projects emphasizing the application of oral presentation skills in business and professional contexts.
  
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    COMST-312 Intercultural Communication


    (3 cr.)
    Racial & Ethnic Studies Category A, Global Perspective, Communication Skills, Cross-disciplinary Issues, Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Communication concepts and strategies in a global multicultural society examining domestic racial and ethnic groups: communication norms in cultures of origin and functional appreciation of cultural diversity in social networks using verbal, nonverbal and group communication. Relevant concepts include identity formation, perception, worldview context, social stratification, racism, ethics, and language.
    Prerequisite: take COMST-100  
  
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    COMST-350 Nonverbal Communication


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Theories and research involved in understanding and applying nonverbal skills in personal, professional and technologically-enhanced environments.
  
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    COMST-370 Communicating in Health Contexts


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Theories and practical approaches to interactions about health- and wellness-related issues. Addresses perspectives on health communication in interpersonal, clinical, small group, and organizational contexts. Explains communication issues that exist in health care encounters, and discusses the influences of culture on health communication.
 

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