Oct 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.

 

Architecture, Engineering and Construction

  
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    AEC-120 Construction Industry Orientation and Documents


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    An introduction to the field of construction to broaden student understanding and develop appreciation of the entire scope of construction. Emphasis on fundamental understanding of construction documents including drawings and specifications. Relationship between drawings and specifications to other contractual documents will be explored.
  
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    AEC-131 Architectural Graphics


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Architectural drafting with emphasis on drawing theory and delineation. Drawing media and equipment are utilized in solving problems relating to construction that are normally solved graphically. If taken for three credits, computer aided drafting will be included in the course work.
  
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    AEC-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 entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
    Department Consent
  
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    AEC-171 Light Construction Methods and Materials


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    The building process, terminology, codes, materials, safety requirements, tools, and equipment used in the construction industry with emphasis on residential and small commercial structures.
  
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    AEC-172 Construction Technology


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Technology of constructing buildings, bridges and other structures, including: site preparation, foundation systems, superstructures, enclosures, utilities, finishing methods, and materials.
  
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    AEC-190 Orientation to Construction Industry


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    An introduction to the field of construction as presented by professionals in the construction industry to broaden student understanding and develop appreciation of the entire scope of construction.
  
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    AEC-191 The Built Environment


    (3 cr.)
    Cross-disciplinary Issues, Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Construction and its relationship to resources, materials, and the culture in which it takes place. Discussion of significant historical and modern structures. Emphasis on how, why, and by whom structures are built and what can be learned from them.
  
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    AEC-198 Field Experience


    (1-2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Department Consent
  
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    AEC-199 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    AEC-233 Architectural Design I


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Develop graphic simulation techniques and problem- solving abilities related to the architectural effectuation process. Gain an understanding of site planning, residential space requirements, building codes, structure, finishes, mechanical and electrical systems.
    Prerequisites: take AEC-131  
  
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    AEC-237 Architectural Technology


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Space programming and planning, working drawings for commercial and industrial buildings. Building codes, energy requirements, construction contract documents, structural materials and systems, building materials and systems.
    Prerequisites: take AEC-131  and earn a C or better
  
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    AEC-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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    AEC-270 Heavy Construction Methods and Equipment


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Introduction to commercial and industrial building systems: equipment, site preparations, footings, foundations, formwork, concrete, steel, and wood timber techniques.
    Prerequisites: Take AEC-171  and earn a C or better
  
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    AEC-273 Concrete And Masonry Technology


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Fundamental principles of cement and concrete (ingredients, mixing, placement, finishing, curing, properties, and applications); clay and concrete units (ingredients, properties, manufacture, placement, and application).
    Prerequisites: AEC-171  with a grade of C or better
  
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    AEC-298 Field Experience


    (1-2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Department Consent
  
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    AEC-299 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    AEC-335 Architectural Design II


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Programming and analysis, design solution, presentation and design development drawings for commercial and/or public buildings; scale, site, codes, energy, acoustics, structure and their relation to form.
  
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    AEC-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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    AEC-352 Building Mechanical Systems


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Fundamental theory and application of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, and fire suppression systems for buildings. Emphasis on system integration and sustainable topics as related to design, construction and management of mechanical construction scope of work.
    Prerequisites: Take AEC-237  and earn a C or better
  
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    AEC-353 Building Electrical and Control Systems


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Fundamental theory and application of the design, layout, and construction of electrical and building control systems. Principles of code, design, construction documents reading, means and methods applied to electrical systems, lighting, building controls, and sustainable topics as related to electrical scope of work.
    Prerequisites: Take AEC-237  and earn a C or better
  
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    AEC-357 Site Engineering


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Use of surveying instruments, techniques, computations and computer technology used to measure and describe land configurations; construction surveying including contours, grades, cut and fill, and drainage.
    Prerequisites: Take AEC-131  & MATH-121  or higher and earn a C or better
  
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    AEC-370 Construction Estimating I


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Estimating and analyzing material, labor, equipment, methods of construction, overhead and profit, and submitting these factors in the form of a bid.
    Prerequisites: Take AEC-237  and earn a C or better
  
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    AEC-375 Construction Practicum


    (2-4 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Technical information, construction problems and actual development of light residential structure.
  
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    AEC-395 Seminar: Lumber and Wood Products Industry


    (1-2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Introduction to career opportunities in the lumber and wood products industry and to environmental aspects of forestry, timber harvest, and product manufacture and use. Discussion of topics in forestry, business of lumber, responsible materials, green building and ecosystem markets.
  
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    AEC-398 Field Experience


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


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    AEC-438 Contract Requirements and Specifications


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Principles of contract requirements and construction specification organization. Development of basic skills of project manual preparation. Demonstration of role of specifications within the construction process and relationship to other construction contract documents.
    Prerequisites: Take ENGL-320  
  
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    AEC-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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    AEC-455 Advanced Mechanical Construction Systems


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Principles of the design and installation of advanced mechanical systems with an emphasis on industrial construction applications. Related building codes, materials, instrumentation and control systems necessary for the installation and commissioning of advanced mechanical systems.
    Prerequisite: take AEC-352  
  
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    AEC-456 Advanced Electrical Construction Systems


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Principles of the design and installation of advanced electrical systems in construction. Emphasis on industrial construction applications. Detailed topical coverage of related codes, materials, power generation, instrumentation and control systems necessary for the design, installation and operation of advanced electrical systems.
    Prerequisite: take AEC-353  
  
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    AEC-458 Structural Systems–Wood and Steel


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Analysis, selection, and delineation of wood and steel structural components and systems in buildings.
    Prerequisites: Take PHYS-321  and earn a C or better
  
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    AEC-459 Structural Systems-Concrete And Masonry


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Analysis, selection, and delineation of concrete and masonry structural components and systems in buildings.
    Prerequisites: Take AEC-458  and earn a C or better
  
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    AEC-460 Sustainable Construction


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Survey of principles of sustainable construction, including building design and delivery methods. Ethics and stewardship as part of the constructor’s role in the built environment. Examination of domestic and global Green building assessment systems. Emphasis is placed on preparing the student for the LEED building assessment system. Must be Junior level or higher
  
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    AEC-461 Building Codes and Regulations


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Extensive examination of the International Building Code. Intent and purpose of codes and regulations are presented, discussed, and reasoned. Contemporary issues in the construction industry are evaluated by students. Particular emphasis is placed on preparing the student for the ICC Certified Inspector examination. Must be Junior level or higher
  
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    AEC-470 Construction Estimating II


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Total concept of construction industry costs. Computer-based estimating systems for construction. Contracting, financing, takeoff, pricing, bid preparation, resource and cost studies, control of costs and database operations.
    Prerequisites: Take AEC-370  with a grade of C or better
  
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    AEC-471 Project Scheduling and Cost Control


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Total concept of construction industry: contracting, financing, bidding, planning, organizing, coordinating, and controlling functions and techniques.
    Prerequisites: Take AEC-370  with a grade of C or better
  
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    AEC-472 Management of Construction


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Organizing, managing and operating the contracting firm.
    Prerequisites: Take BUMGT-304  and earn a C or better
  
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    AEC-473 Mechanical and Electrical Construction Management


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Principles of project management applied to mechanical and electrical construction projects. Organizing, managing and operating a mechanical or electrical specialty contracting firm.
    Prerequisites: take AEC-455  and AEC-456  
  
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    AEC-499 Independent Study


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

Anthropology

  
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    ANTH-199 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    ANTH-220 Cultural Anthropology


    (3 cr.)
    Racial & Ethnic Studies Category B, Global Perspective, Social and Behavioral Sciences - Anthropology
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Introduction to anthropological concepts and methods; cultural diversity worldwide and in the United States; aspects of culture and how they change over time; introduction to the application of anthropology to contemporary social issues; anthropological perspectives on race and ethnicity.
  
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    ANTH-230 Anthropology of the Contemporary United States


    (3 cr.)
    Racial & Ethnic Studies Category A, Social and Behavioral Science - Anthropology, Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Use of theoretical and conceptual principles and perspectives of cultural anthropology to study communities and cultures in the U.S. Examination of race, class, gender, and sexual inequalities; current Native American issues; kinship; religion; militarism; cultures of science and technology.
  
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    ANTH-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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    ANTH-250 The Human Past


    (3 cr.)
    Social and Behavioral Sciences - Anthropology
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Biological anthropology: humans as primates, origins of humans, stages of human evolution, and relationship of biology and culture.
  
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    ANTH-290 Global Political Ecology


    (3 cr.)
    Global Perspective, Cross-disciplinary Issues, Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Social, political, and economic origins of contemporary environmental problems from sociological, anthropological and geographic perspectives; social construction of nature and knowledge; environmentalism, environmental racism and environmental justice in cross-cultural perspective; ethical implications of contemporary environmental problems regarding perspectives and distributions of justice.
  
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    ANTH-293 Environmental Justice


    (3 cr.)
    Racial & Ethnic Studies Category A, Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Environmental racism; socio-economic inequality and exposure to environmental hazards; race, class, and environmental suffering; grassroots activism and opposition to environmental inequality and racism, particularly among U.S. minority groups; incorporation of environmental justice principles into public policy and corporate decision-making.
  
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    ANTH-299 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    ANTH-300 Native Americans


    (3 cr.)
    Racial & Ethnic Studies Category A, Social and Behavioral Sciences - Anthropology
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Survey of Native American cultures; major social, economic, religious, and political forms of organization; contemporary Native American lives and issues in both urban and reservation contexts.
  
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    ANTH-330 Social Theory


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Learning and applying advanced sociological and anthropological theories to social issues. Understanding various tools of explanation in the social sciences, as well as their origins, assumptions, and specific ways-of-knowing. Building a theoretical toolkit with the ability to compare, evaluate and synthesize theories for particular applications.
  
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    ANTH-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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    ANTH-356 Gender in Cross Cultural Perspective


    (3 cr.)
    Global Perspective, Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Gender roles in cross-cultural perspective. Anthropological theories of gender and inequality; social responsibility balancing cultural relativism and equity. Variation in domestic, social, economic, political, and religious roles; historical development of and contemporary changes in gender roles; global influences and processes of change and improvement in the lives of modern women.
  
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    ANTH-400 Applied Anthropology


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Application of anthropology to address social problems through research, advocacy, and policy development. Cross-cultural case studies and community outreach through service learning or career oriented research project that incorporates ethnographic fieldwork strategies, critical reflection on human rights, social justice, and research ethics.
    Prerequisite: take ANTH-220  
  
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    ANTH-420 The Anthropological Study of Family Systems


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Anthropological, cross-cultural view of family systems, with attention to their organization, functions, dynamics and articulation with other institutions.
  
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    ANTH-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

Apparel Design/Manufacturing

  
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    APRL-134 Global Fashion Industry


    (3 cr.)
    Global Perspective
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Analysis of the global fashion industry including design, development, merchandising, and manufacturing, with a specific emphasis on brand and organizational development.
  
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    APRL-145 Interior Decorating/Design Textiles


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Fibers and fabrics used in design/decorating planning of residential and commercial settings.
  
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    APRL-166 Apparel Construction I


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Study and application of woven apparel construction techniques, fabric selection, and fit.
  
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    APRL-167 Textiles I: Theory, Fibers and Structures


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Study of fibers, yarns, textiles, and textile manufacturing processes, and how target market needs are addressed through textile selection.
  
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    APRL-180 Pattern Development


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Introduction to flat pattern development for woven garments, with a focus on pattern alterations and fit process for global production.
  
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    APRL-211 History and Culture of Fashion


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    A study of the changes in fashion including trends, designers and cultural norms through analysis of silhouette, construction, and styling.
  
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    APRL-225 Target Market Research and Line Development


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Apparel collection development by researching target markets and trend; hand and computer drawing techniques are utilized to communicate collection development.
  
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    APRL-250 Textiles II: Evaluation


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Evaluation of materials and products using industry testing equipment, procedures, and standards.
    Prerequisite: Take APRL-167  
  
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    APRL-272 Quality Analysis of Sewn Products


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Analysis of sourcing and materials for quality product performance and specification development.
    Prerequisite: Take APRL-167  
  
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    APRL-274 Fashion Industry


    (3 cr.)
    Global Perspective
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Processes/functional areas in a sewn product enterprise.
  
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    APRL-286 Apparel Construction II: Cut and Sewn Knits


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Study and application of construction methods specific to stretch fabric sewn products.
    Prerequisite: Take APRL-180  
  
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    APRL-290 Specifications and Fit Development


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Garment sizing, fit, graded specifications, and pre-production processes of mass produced apparel.
    Prerequisites: Take APRL-180  and APRL-272  
  
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    APRL-296 Fashion Drawing


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    In depth study of fashion illustration techniques.
  
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    APRL-299 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    APRL-355 Special Topics in Apparel Design/ Manufacturing


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Special topics in clothing and textiles. Repeatable for different topics.
  
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    APRL-373 Advanced Pattern Development


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Advanced pattern development by flat pattern making and draping methods, with an emphasis on creative pattern modifications and fit evaluation for global production.
    Prerequisite: Take APRL-180  
  
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    APRL-390 CAD for Apparel Images


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Using CAD programs, students create and communicate apparel collections for various target markets based on market research.
    Prerequisite: Take APRL-225  
  
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    APRL-390 Practicum in Textile Design


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Use of textile design techniques as means of artistic expression: stitchery, weaving, knotting, applique and hooking; emphasis on good design and creativity.
    Prerequisite: Take ART-101  with a grade of C or better
  
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    APRL-393 Garment Engineering/Production


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Knowledge of the global fashion industry including development, merchandising, and engineering of soft goods production applied in a team-based laboratory simulation.
    Prerequisites: take APRL-134 , APRL-250 , APRL-286  , and APRL-290  
  
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    APRL-398 Field Experience


    (2-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    A practical work experience within the apparel industry, supervised by a faculty member, requiring a minimum of 180 hours of unpaid work.
    Department Consent
  
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    APRL-399 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    APRL-405 International Study Tour to the Fashion Industry


    1-(6 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Tour of international centers of clothing, textiles, and related arts. Study of the cultural patterns. Program includes lectures by consultants and seminars on the various phases of the fashion and fabric industries.
    Department Consent
  
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    APRL-419 National Study Tour to Fashion Industry


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Five-day visit to New York or alternate city: study hours, discussions and lectures by leaders in American fashion market.
    Department Consent
    Must be Junior level or higher
  
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    APRL-449 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-6 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    A practical work experience within the apparel industry, supervised by a faculty member, requiring a minimum of 320 hours of paid work over a minimum of eight weeks.
    Department Consent
    Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher and must be at least a Junior.
  
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    APRL-454 Knit Design, Fabrication and Technology


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Study of knit design, fabrication and technology, including stitches, yarns, texture effects, production and quality issues.
    Prerequisites: Take APRL 167  
  
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    APRL-464 Functional Design and Development


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Work teams apply physical science theory and creative problem solving methods to innovate functional clothing for specific needs, occupations, and activities.
    Prerequisites: take APRL-250 , APRL-286 , APRL-290 , APRL-373 , and APRL-390  
  
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    APRL-482 Studio I: Brand Development


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Research and develop a personal apparel brand including technical and aesthetic design, promotion and production.
    Prerequisites: Take APRL 373  , APRL 390  , APRL 464  , and APRL-394  
  
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    APRL-485 Studio II: Collection Development


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Original collection development and presentation of research, design development, production and marketing.
    Prerequisite: take APRL-482
  
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    APRL-498 Field Experience


    (1-2 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Off-campus work and study in approved position to better understand challenges and potentials of various careers in merchandising and clothing and textile industries.
    Department Consent
  
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    APRL-499 Independent Study


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

Applied Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

  
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    ABMB-101 ABMB Professions


    (1 cr.)
    Introduction to the Applied Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Profession. First of two 1-credit introductory courses for students entering the ABMB program at UW-Stout. Information on relevant careers, a curriculum survey, and introductory topics for students’ success in the ABMB program.
  
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    ABMB-201 Introduction to Research in ABMB


    (1 cr.)
    Introduction to primary literature, hypothesis development, experimental design, and data analysis in life sciences research.
  
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    ABMB-470 ABMB Capstone


    (1 cr.)
    Capstone experience involving completion of senior research portfolio, including scientific reporting of data, ethical stances of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) professionals, best practices as an employable professional.
    Prerequisites: BIO 370  , CHEM 311  and senior status

Applied Science

  
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    APSC-101 Applied Science Profession I


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Exploration of career areas of interest; examine appropriate interpretations of scientific measurements and experimental design.
  
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    APSC-149 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved position to gain practical experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
    Department Consent
  
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    APSC-249 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved position to gain practical experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
    Department Consent
  
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    APSC-311 Issues For Science Professionals


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Proprietorial, ethical, and legal issues affecting the careers of science professionals.
    Must be Junior level or higher & must have taken PHIL-235  
  
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    APSC-349 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved position to gain practical experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
    Department Consent
  
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    APSC-398 Field Experience in Applied Science


    (1-6 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Field experience in Applied Science in an approved position. Guidelines for credit to follow those developed by the University for coop experiences. Students are responsible for an oral presentation and a written report.
    Department Consent
  
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    APSC-401 Applied Science Profession II


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Preparation for the science profession. Assess knowledge base, identify areas of strengths and weaknesses, define plan for further development. Build a professional portfolio and resume, and review interviewing skills. Explore methods of strategic planning and analysis for science professionals.
    Must be Senior level or higher
  
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    APSC-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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    APSC-499 Independent Study


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

Applied Social Science

  
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    APSS-100 Introduction to Applied Social Science


    (1 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Introduction to social science ideas, ethics and practices. Acquaints students with the Applied Social Science program structure and choices, as well as potential job opportunities in the field.
  
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    APSS-300 Quantitative Research Methods


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Second of three social science research methods courses for the Applied Social Science major; advanced methodological issues of quantitative inquiry; practical issues of application and evaluation of research tools.
  
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    APSS-301 Qualitative Research Methods


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    This course will introduce students to the research process, including how to synthesize previous research and theories in the process of designing their own research project. In addition, students will learn qualitative methodologies of inquiry commonly used in the social sciences and history. These will include, but not be limited to, ethnography, content analysis, interviews, visual and media analysis, contextualization practices in time and space and archival research. Students will become familiar with ethical issues in the data collection and analysis process. Students will learn to construct research questions that frame social problems and address them with systematic, thoughtful and thorough qualitative data collection and analysis while using advanced ‘toolkits’ of a social analyst and appropriate software.
  
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    APSS-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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