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Federal Income Taxes (Formerly ACCT/60.431)

Description

Deals with the basic rules and regulations of the Internal Revenue Code as it affects the individual and the corporation. An understanding of the code is developed through lectures, assigned readings, research, and the solution to a wide variety of problems. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL).

Prerequisites

Pre-req: ACCT.2020 Acct/Managerial.

American Studies Seminar (Formerly 40.401)

Description

A required seminar for American studies majors normally taken during the second semester of the junior year or during the senior year. Students undertake a research project leading to the writing of a major paper with a theme that combines more than one discipline.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Junior Status or ENGL 2480, AMST 2480 or 59.248.

Directed Studies in American Studies (Formerly 40.491)

Description

An investigation of a topic using an interdisciplinary approach and leading to the writing of a majorpaper. The course provides an opportunity for a student to work closely with an instructor on atopic of special interest.

Digital Foundations (Formerly 70.113)

Description

This course explores the computer as a tool of the visual language. Topics included are raster and vector-based image making, art for the internet & mobile devices, and current image capture and output methods. This course will introduce Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and a basic programming with the aim of expanding the artist's toolkit. Lectures, readings, and discussions will provide an overview of history and contemporary ideas on the use of computers in art. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL).

Senior Studio I (formerly 70.493)

Description

Senior Studio I is on of the two capstone courses of the Bachelor of Fine Arts program in the Art Department. Students are required to research, develop and produce a mature, coherent and substantial body of work representing 6 credits (in a two course sequence) that will be presented to the faculty for evaluation as well as exhibited to the public in the BFA Senior Studio exhibition. Enrollment restricted to majors in BFA program. Senior Studio k will focus on research, professional portfolio, resume and artist statement.

Prerequisites

Academic Plan Fine Arts (BFA) and Level Senior Standing.

Senior Studio (formerly 70.497)

Description

This course is designed to culminate four years of art experience for the BFA studies. The development of personal approach to media and idea is emphasized. Each student will be responsible for developing a self-assigned thematic concern. No assignments will be made by the instructor who will act only as an advisor and coordinator. Course evaluation is by the Senior Studio Review Committee. Enrollment restricted to majors in BFA program. Fall and Spring. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Applied & Integrative Learning (AIL), Critical Thinking & Problem Solving (CTPS) and Information Literacy (IL).

Prerequisites

Academic Plan Fine Arts (BFA) and Level Senior Standing.

Information Retrieval (Formerly 84.260)

Description

An introduction to the important chemical and chemical-related reference sources including journals, patents, technical publications, and compiled reference works, and instructions in their use. Assignments require the use of each source discussed. On-line searching using computerized chemical and chemical related databases is also introduced. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL).

Prerequisites

Co-Req: CHEM.2280L Organic Chemistry Lab II.

Engineering Economics and Process Analysis (Formerly 10.409)

Description

This course brings together all the Chemical Engineering core principles applied to the development of economic process designs. Economic evaluations of manufacturing operations and projects including essential concepts in accounting, depreciation, time value of money, and the evaluation of investment alternatives are applied for process analysis and design objectives. The impact of management and production costs, product markets, regulatory, environmental and safe production practices, the analysis of corporate annual reports including balance sheets and income statements, and capital and operating costs are all considered in regard to efficient and economic processes. In addition to lecture materials students are required to complete comprehensive projects. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Applied & Integrative Learning (AIL), Critical Thinking & Problem Solving (CTPS) and Information Literacy (IL).

Prerequisites

Pre-req: CHEN.2010,and CHEN.2020, and CHEN.3030, and CHEN.3040, and CHEN.3060, and CHEN.3100, and CHEN.3110, and CHEN.3150, and CHEN.3170, and CHEN.4030 all with a grade of C- or better, and Co-req: CHEN 4130

Chemical Plant Design (Formerly 10.410)

Description

This course is the logical continuation of CHEN.4090 (Formerly 10.409) The principles of technical and economic evaluation are applied to a chemical engineering problem. A group of students is given a statement of the problem. They are required to find information on raw materials, products, thermodynamic parameters and plant practices in order to develop the assumptions required to carry out an examination of technical and economic feasibility. Each group generates a final report for the problem. In addition to oral presentations, students are required to complete a comprehensive group design project. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Applied & Integrative Learning (AIL), Critical Thinking & Problem Solving (CTPS) and Information Literacy (IL).

Prerequisites

Pre-req: CHEN.2010, and CHEN.2020, and CHEN.3030, and CHEN.3040, and CHEN.3060, and CHEN.3100, and CHEN.3110, and CHEN.3150, and CHEN.3170, and CHEN.4030, and CHEN.4090, and CHEN.4130 all with a C- or better, and Co-req: CHEN.4150

Engineering Materials (Formerly 14.310)

Description

A treatment of the properties of engineering materials that influence the design, construction and maintenance of Civil Engineering works. Included are such materials as ferrous and non-ferrous metals, timber, asphalt, and cementitious materials. Supplemented by laboratory testing of various engineering materials.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: CHEM 1220 Chemistry II or CHEM 1360 Honors Chemistry II and 14.204 or ENGN 2060 Strength of Materials.

Data Communications II (Formerly 91.414)

Description

A continuation of 91.413. Topics include Multimedia Networks, network Management, Network Security, Wireless and Mobile Networks. Students will track discussion in IETF committees and work in a dedicated network laboratory. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Applied & Integrative Learning (AIL) and Information Literacy (IL).

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 91.413 Data Communications I.

Mobile Robotics II (Formerly 91.451)

Description

Advanced topics in robotics, including laboratory. Topics to be covered include probabilistic methods, including sensor modeling, hidden Markov models, particle filters, localization, and map making. Research-level robots are used in the laboratories.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: COMP.1020 Computing II, or EECE.3170 Microprocessor System Design I and Co-req: MATH.3860 Probability and Statistics I.

Graphical User Interface Programming II (Formerly 91.462)

Description

A second course in the design and implementation of graphical user interfaces for web-based environments. The course requires the completion of a semester-long project done with others as a team. It explores the writing of a project proposal, the development and presentation of alpha and beta versions, usability testing, and a final presentation to an external audience.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 91.461 GUI Program I with C or better

Criminal Justice Research Methods (Formerly 44.390)

Description

An introduction to research methods for the criminal justice professional including terminology, standard methodologies, and elementary statistics. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL).

Prerequisites

Academic Plan Criminal Justice (BS) and Junior/Senior Standing only.

Statistics for Business and Economics II (Formerly 49.212)

Description

Discusses interval estimation, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, applied regression theory, correlation analysis, and other selected topics.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ECON 2110 Statistics I or 92.183 Intro to Statistics or MATH 2830 Introduction to Statistics.

Financial Markets and Monetary Policy (Formerly 49.318)

Description

The economics of financial intermediation and central bank monetary policy. Evaluation of global financial markets, financial deregulation, bank failures and financial stability, determinants of the level and term structure of interest rates, and the impacts of monetary policy changes on overall levels of output, employment and prices are topics analyzed in this course. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL) and Written & Oral Communication (WOC).

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ECON 2010 Economics I (Microeconomics) and ECON 2020 Economics II (Macroeconomics).

Shakespeare I (Formerly 42.423)

Description

A study of selected histories, comedies, and tragedies. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL) and Written & Oral Communication (WOC).

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENGL.1020 College Writing II.

Shakespeare II (Formerly 42.424)

Description

A study of selected histories, comedies, and tragedies not covered in 42.243. Shakespeare I is not a prerequisite.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: ENGL.1020 College Writing II.

Managing Innovation (Formerly ENTR /64.463)

Description

A critical issue for entrepreneurs and managers is how to translate opportunity into competitive advantage. This course examines theories of innovation and their application to real-world business opportunities. A particular focus is placed on emerging scientific and technical innovations and the opportunities and challenges they present to both existing businesses and new venture entrepreneurs. Students examine innovation strategies, planning models, evaluation models, licensing and the commercialization process required to launch new businesses around innovative products and technologies.

Prerequisites

Junior Level or Higher or Permission of Instructor.

Environmental Science Seminar (Formerly 87.101)

Description

A survey of the field of environmental science, curriculum options, and career opportunities. Presentations by members of the department and guest speakers. This course is intended primarily for students majoring in the various options of environmental science. It does not satisfy specific science requirements for majors in the Division of Science. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL).

Research Methods in Exercise Physiology (Formerly 38.417)

Description

This course involves an in-depth study of current research methods and topics with specific applications to the field of Exercise Physiology. The content includes the sources of data acquisition, research design, testing procedures, and treatment of data. Each student must participate in a senior research project utilizing information gained from the lecture portion of the class. All 1st 2nd and 3rd year course work in the exercise physiology major. All exercise physiology undergraduate courses (number 38) are restricted to EP majors only. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL) and Quantitative Literacy (QL).

Prerequisites

Pre-req: Exercise Physiology Core 3 Courses: EXER.4060/4080, EXER.3560, EXER.3010 and Senior Standing.

BLA Capstone (Formerly 59.413)

Description

Student enrolled in the BLA program complete the BLA Capstone course during their senior year. This course features a semester-long interdisciplinary project, using knowledge gained from the students' two BLA concentrations, as well as any minors, as applicable. Students enrolled on-campus may choose to complete an original research study, creative art project (i,e., writing, film, music, drawing, etc.), or a problem-focused community action project. Online students choose to do either an original research project or a creative art project. Projects are completed in consultation with the instructor of the BLA Capstone course.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: FAHS 2130 Foundations in Liberal Studies, and (ENGL 1020 College Writing ll or HONR.1100)

Investment and Portfolio Analysis (Formerly FINA 321/61.304 )

Description

This course is a survey of investments for business students. Topics include the investment environment, markets and instruments, securities trading, market indexes, risk, diversification, the capital asset pricing model, market efficiency, introductory valuation of bonds stocks options and futures, mutual funds, behavioral finance, and strategies for individual inves­tors. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Critical Thinking & Problem Solving (CTPS) and Information Literacy (IL).

Prerequisites

Pre-reqs: ECON 2010 Economics I & ACCT.2010 Acct/Financial; or Business minor and ACCT.2010 Acct/Financial; and COM filter courses.

Introduction to Historical Methods (Formerly 43.298)

Description

An introduction for the undergraduate student to the nature and principles of history. The course takes up methodology, historiography, research methods, electronic resources, bibliography, and the technical and stylistic problems involved in the presentation of research in scholarly form. Required of all history majors in the sophomore year. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL) and Social Responsibility & Ethics (SRE).

Prerequisites

No Freshman, History and American Studies Majors only.

Senior Seminar II (Formerly 92.475)

Description

Undergraduate seminar on advanced mathematical topics. Students are required to develop an understanding of an advanced subject beyond the scope of an existing course or synthesize two or more different areas form their curriculum. Students are required to participate in the seminar, present their results to the Department and write a substantial thesis in their topic area. Essential course elements include library research, original research, and both verbal and written exposition. The first semester is a graduation requirement for majors in mathematics.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MATH.3750 or MATH.4740 Senior Seminar I.

Capstone Design (Formerly 22.423)

Description

Students perform independent design work and participate in team efforts to develop conceptual designs from functional requirements. Perform design analysis and synthesis, modeling, fabrication, testing, cost estimating, and documenting the essential elements of the system design. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Applied & Integrative Learning (AIL), Information Literacy (IL), and Written & Oral Communication (WOC).

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: MECH 3110, MECH 3220, MECH 3820 ,MECH 4510, MECH 4730.

Leadership Processes (Formerly MGMT/66.420)

Description

Examines leadership as a dynamic influence process in organizations. The role of leader characteristics and styles, matching leadership behavior and situations, issues in power and politics, empowerment and participation, conditions for leadership effectiveness. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL).

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MGMT.3010 Organizational Behavior, preference MG concentrators.

New Product & Service Management (Formerly MKTG 315/62.315/62.311)

Description

Course number was formerly 62.311. Focuses on the process of new product & service development and marketing. Emphasis is given on market opportunity identification, R&D-marketing interface, business model development, market potential estimation, and market entry timing.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MKTG.2010 Marketing Principles; preference Marketing concentrators; COM filter courses.

Clinical Immunology (Formerly 36.331)

Description

An introduction to the principles of immunology including: the study of antigens and antibodies and their interactions and controls; description of cellular events and the immune response, and in vivo and in vitro antigen-antibody interactions with clinical relevance. Immunological aspects of transplantation, autoimmune disease, immunodeficiencies and cancer pathogenesis are also discussed. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL) and Written & Oral Communication (WOC).

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 36.360 Human Biochemistry.

Technology in Music Education (Formerly 73.301)

Description

Introduction to the role of computers and tecjnology in music education programs. Course includes the development of computer literacy., including knowledge of word processing, database and spreadsheet applications as essential to educators, and explores MIDI, the Internet, music software, recording, multimedia and other technologies as educational tools.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUED.1510 Intro to Music Education, and MUHI.2620 Survey of Music History 2, and MUTH.2090 Musicianship and Analysis 4.

Acoustics & Psychoacoustics (Formerly 78.390)

Description

The physical attributes of sound and acoustic measurement; displacement, time, velocity, acceleration, force, energy, resonance, wave shapes and spectral energy distribution are examined for most instruments; acoustic properties of the ear and enclosed environments; acoustic measurements and instruments. The interrelationships and differences of physical acoustics and psychoacoustics are stressed.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: MUSR 3100 Intro to Recording, MATH 1320Calculus II, and PHYS 1010 Introductory Physics; Co-Req: MUSR 3600 Critical Listening

Research in Nursing and Health Care (Formerly 33.301)

Description

This course provides an overview of the research process. Health care research interests and the methodology of various disciplines are examined. Through a review of research studies, students examine the basic steps in the process of research. Ethical problems in the world of research are explored and students learn how research influences health care practice and policy. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL).

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Nursing Majors only.

Senior Research in Nutrition(Formerly 36.496)

Description

Continuation of 36.494. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Applied & Integrative Learning (AIL), Information Literacy (IL), and Written & Oral Communication (WOC).

Senior Capstone

Description

This course is designed to provide philosophy majors with a capstone project involving integration of their coursework in philosophy in the form of an independent research project under the supervision of a faculty member. The capstone will be taken during the senior year (students in the Communications program may take the Practicum instead of the Capstone). The class is designed to meet the Essential Learning Outcomes of Written and Oral Communication, Applied and Integrative Learning, and Information Literacy.

Prerequisites

Junior or above standing and permission of Instructor.

Practicum (Formerly 45.496)

Description

The practicum is a 3-credit internship at a professional site relevant to the student's course of study. Students are required to write a term paper at the end of their internship.

Health Physics Capstone (Formerly 95.453)

Description

This course will provide the B.S. candidate in Physics (Radiological Health Physics option) with an undergraduate capstone experience through basic independent research, including critical thinking, problem solving, report writing, and presentation skills.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Senior Status.

Physics Capstone (Formerly 95.454)

Description

This course will provide the graduating physics major with a capstone experience through an exposure to the rudiments of independent research; incorporating critical thinking, problem-solving, report-writing, and presentation skills learnt in the course of the undergraduate curriculum. Prerequisite: Senior Status.

Capstone Project I (Formerly 26.415)

Description

A two-semester capstone laboratory project course. Student groups design, perform, analyze, report, and defend a research project which incorporates the processing and characterization of plastics materials. Supporting practicums on literature searches, plastics processing, basic plastics testing techniques, and data analysis are included in the course.

Prerequisites

Co-req: PLAS 0010 or PLAS 0020 Plastics Safety Lecture; and Senior Status.

Introduction Political Analysis (Formerly 46.201)

Description

Introduces the Political Science major to the scope of politics as a discipline. Highlights value questions through analysis of the political, socio-demographic and constitutional background of selected contemporary public issues and policies.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Political Science Majors only.

Global Supply Chain Management (Formerly POMS 402/63.402)

Description

A supply chain consists of all of the activities and organizations required to produce and deliver a good or service from raw materials to the final end user. Global Operations and Supply Chain Management (GOSCM) involves the coordination of this complex network of organizations and flows of materials, funds, and information among and between the stages of a supply chain. GOSCM integrates the traditional business functions of operations, marketing, logistics, finance, and information systems in an international business context. The course traces the flow of products and services from development through delivery to the final user and will address topics such as global sourcing strategies, managing demand and supply uncertainties distribution strategies and logistics network design for global operations, global strategic alliances, and the role of information technology and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in managing global supply chains. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Applied & Integrative Learning (AIL) and Information Literacy (IL).

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: POMS.3010 Operations Management.

Research I: Methods (Formerly 47.269)

Description

An introductory course on the fundamentals of empirical research in psychological science. Instruction will promote understanding and competence in the basic vocabulary of psychological research, addressing information literacy, measurement, reliability, and validity in observed variables and unobserved constructs. Students will learn critical components of experimental, quasi-experimental, and correlational designs, as well as the basics of descriptive statistics, hypothesis and statistical testing, and matching design to analysis strategies. Students will demonstrate this knowledge through he preparation of a research proposal. Finally, this course will provide students a strong basis from which to pursue advanced coursework in a variety of methodological approaches to psychological research. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL).

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: PSYC.1010 Intro to Psychological Science .

Introduction to Epidemiology (Formerly 31.305)

Description

This course is designed to introduce basic epidemiological methods used in the study of current major health problems. Content includes explanation of the scope and focus of epidemiology, simple measures of disease frequency and association used in the study of the distribution and determinants of disease, types of epidemiological study designs, and practical applications. Emphasis on interpretation of epidemiological information and application of findings Prerequisite: Community Health and an elementary statistics course. Required for seniors in Community Health Education; open by permission to other upper division students in Health Professions. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL) and Quantitative Literacy (QL).

Prerequisites

Pre-req: PUBH.2010 Community Health and Environment, or PUBH.1021 Introduction to Public Health, and MATH.2380 Introduction to Statistics. Public Health Majors/Minors only, Nutritional Sciences Senior Majors only, or Instructor Permission required.

Research I Quan. Methods (Formerly 48.402)

Description

An introduction to methods of social research, with emphasis on quantitative research methods. Presents basic statistical techniques used in social research as well as the computer software used for analyzing social science data. For majors only.

Prerequisites

Academic Plan Sociology (BA) only, or Instructor permission.