College of Engineering and Computer Sciences

Courses

Civil Engineering

CE 534 Geometric Highway Design3 Credit hours   

Highway planning and design, including the capacity, horizontal alignment, vertical alignment, roadside design, traffic control, and other related aspects. Types of facilities discussed will include roadways, sidewalks, intersections, and interchanges.

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CE 538 Pavement Design3 Credit hours   

Design of highway pavement systems, subgrades, subbases and bases, soil stabilization, flexible and rigid pavements; cost analysis and pavement selection; traffic data collection; drainage; earthwork; pavement evaluation and maintenance.

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CE 602 Structural Mechanics3 Credit hours   
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CE 604 Buckling of Struct Mem &3 Credit hours   
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CE 605 Structural Vibrations3 Credit hours   
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CE 611 Plastic Design3 Credit hours   
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CE 612 Advanced Steel Design3 Credit hours   

Background of AISC 360, emphasizing building applications. Analysis method for second-order effects. Composite member design. Plate girders. Splices adn bracing connections. Eccentric connections. Wind and seismic applications.

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CE 614 Advanced Concrete Design3 Credit hours   

Background of ACI 318, emphasizing building applications. Precast elements. Moment frames and shear walls. Continuous construction. Foundations and earth-retaining structures. Two-way slab design methods. Strut-and-tie analogies. Column supported slabs. Modern reinforced concrete design procedures; comparison of standard design codes; review of research on behavior of reinforced concrete structures; projection to future changes in design and construction practices.

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CE 616 Prestressed Concrete Design3 Credit hours   

Behavior and design of prestressed concrete beams, columns, and beam-columns, emphasizing highway bridge applications. Methods of prestressing and loss estimation for precast and cast-in-place elements. Design of prestressed concrete structures; design for flexure, shear, and torsion; camber and deflections; contunuity; connections;fire rating; and review of research and projection to changes in practices.

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CE 618 Bridge Engineering3 Credit hours   

Analysis, design, and rating of bridges according to AASHTO specifications, emphasizing steel superstructures. Detailing of elements and systems based on strength, serviceability, constructability, and fatigue requirements. An overview of design of highway bridges and an introduction to maintenance of highway bridges; history of bridge engineering, types, design rules, loads, inspection, rating and preventive maintenance, asthetics.

Pre-req: CE 616.

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CE 621 Advanced Soil Mechanics3 Credit hours   
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CE 622 Foundation Engineering 23 Credit hours   
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CE 623 Advanced Soil Testing Theory3 Credit hours   
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CE 624 Design of Earth Structures3 Credit hours   
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CE 626 Groundwater Investigation3 Credit hours   
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CE 631 Geometric Design of Highways3 Credit hours   
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CE 632 Highway Materials 13 Credit hours   
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CE 633 Highway Materials 23 Credit hours   
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CE 634 Traffic Engineering3 Credit hours   

Design and application of signs, markings, and signals; timing of isolated and interconnected signals; speed regulationl one-way streets; capacity and analysis of highway facilities.

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CE 635 Eval of Transportation Systems3 Credit hours   

Concepts of transportation economic analysis, transportation costs and benefits, needs studies, finance and taxation, methods of evaluation of plans and projects, environmental impact assessment.

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CE 636 Transportation Planning3 Credit hours   

Techniques used to plan urban transportation systems; data collection, trip generation, trip distribution, mode choice, traffic assignment, modeling and evaluation techniques; travel demand modeling.

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CE 637 Highway Safety Engineering3 Credit hours   

Traffic safety studies including: crash analysis, control and geometry improvements, hazard and countermeasures identification, before-and-after studies; data collection and computer tools for highway traffic and safety evaluation.

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CE 639 Infrastructure Management3 Credit hours   

Application of decision analysis, mathematical programming, performance modeling and various heuristics to develop management plans for transportation infrastructure assets, primarily focusing on highway pavements and bridges.

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CE 650 Special Topics Civil Engr3 Credit hours   

Selected topics of special and current interest to civil engineers.

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CE 651 Spec Topics Civil Engr3 Credit hours   

Selected topics of special and current interest to civil engineers.

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CE 652 Spec Topics Civil Engr3 Credit hours   

Selected topics of special and current interest to civil engineers.

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CE 680 Special Topics3 Credit hours   
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CE 681 Water & Wastewater Engr Dsgn 13 Credit hours   
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CE 682 Water & Wastewater Engr Dsgn 23 Credit hours   
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CE 684 Biol & Physiochem Process3 Credit hours   
CE 685 Hydrology3 Credit hours   
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CE 686 Hyd/Sedi of Surface Mined Land3 Credit hours   
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CE 687 Engineering Geology3 Credit hours   
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CE 690 Special Topics in Civil Engr1-6 Credit hours   
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CE 715 Adv Matrix Meth of Struct Anal3 Credit hours   
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CE 790 Advanced Independent Study1-6 Credit hours   
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CE 799 Research1-12 Credit hours   
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Computer & Info Security

CYBR 500 Computer Security Design3 Credit hours   

The course covers technical and analytical skills to implement comprehensive computer security that encompass designing secure systems, information security, protecting information assets, managing computer security, risk mitigation strategies, and incident response.

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CYBR 510 Intro to Cybersecurity3 Credit hours   

This course provides an overview of the cybersecurity field, the basic foundations of the current technology and its impacts along with the predominant threat components and remediation.

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CYBR 530 Cybersec Policies & Mgmt3 Credit hours   

The course covers risk management, integrating continuous monitoring and real-time security solutions with information systems to improve situational awareness and deployment of countermeasures.

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CYBR 535 Cyber Risk3 Credit hours   

The functions and purposes of the latest developments in cybersecurity are covered. Topics include design, implementation, testing industrial networks and applications to ensure their security and reliability.

Pre-req: CYBR 510 with a minimum grade of D.

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CYBR 542 Cyber Operations3 Credit hours   

Study of various concepts and aspects in choosing, deploying, supporting, troubleshooting, and securing various local and distributed components of cyber operation.

Pre-req: CYBR 530 with a minimum grade of D.

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CYBR 615 Cyber Vulnerability Assess3 Credit hours   

This course focuses on the complete cycle of enterprise security from identifying vulnerabilities, detecting application exploitation and post exploitation mitigations and analysis for an enterprise level cyber infrastructure.

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CYBR 620 Cyberwarfare3 Credit hours   

The course covers both offensive and defensive techniques pertaining to cybersecurity from techniques to find vulnerabilities and analyze the likelihood of an attack to developing solutions to secure cyber infrastructure.

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CYBR 625 Applied Cryptography3 Credit hours   

This course introduces fundamentals of cryptography, including classical ciphers, Shannon's perfect secrecy, DES, AES, public-key crypto (RSA), as well as advanced cryptographic schemes.

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CYBR 680 Research in Cybersecurity3 Credit hours   

This course covers various research methods and current significant findings in the field of cybersecurity.

Pre-req: CYBR 510 with a minimum grade of D.

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CYBR 681 Thesis3 Credit hours   

Investigate a research problem of theoretical interest and practical value under mentorship of a cybersecurity faculty.

Pre-req: CYBR 680 with a minimum grade of D.

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CYBR 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Faculty supervised, individualized course of study.

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CYBR 698 Internship1-6 Credit hours   

Supervised work experience in Cybersecurity.

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Computer Science

CS 502 Computer Architecture3 Credit hours   

Design and analyze structure of major hardware components of computers including: ALU, instruction sets, memory hierarchy and caching, parallelism through multicore and many core, GPGPUs, storage systems and interfaces.

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CS 504 High Performance Computing3 Credit hours   

Learn how to develop highly optimized applications for multi-core processors and clusters using software tools, parallel algorithms, performance profilers, and programming constructs in MPI, OpenMP, MapReduce, CUDA, and OpenCL.

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CS 505 Computing for Bioinformatics3 Credit hours   

Study of computational algorithms and programming techniques for various bioinformatics tasks including parsing DNA files, sequence alignments, tree construction, clustering, species identification, principal component analysis, correlations, and gene expression arrays.

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CS 510 Advanced Database Systems3 Credit hours   

This course introduces advanced topics in database systems including distributed systems, distributed databases, Big Data, cloud service, semantic web, web services, information security & privacy, and electronic commerce.

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CS 511 Advanced Programming3 Credit hours   

The course covers advanced topics in Python programming including the use of parallel computation and GPU acceleration and investigate how to exploit frameworks such as Hadoop and Spark.

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CS 512 Embedded Systems3 Credit hours   

The design of systems containing embedded computers. Micro-controller technology, assembly language and C programming, input/output interfacing, data acquisition hardware, interrupts, and timing. Real-time operating systems and application programming. Application examples.

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CS 515 Data Mining3 Credit hours   

Covers (1) the process of knowledge discovery, (2) algorithms (association rules, classification, and clustering), and (3) real-world applications. Focuses on efficient data mining algorithms and scaling up data mining methods.

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CS 540 Digital Image Processing3 Credit hours   

Study of mathematical techniques and algorithms for image sampling, quantization, intensity transformations, spatial filtering, Fourier transforms, frequency domain filtering, restoration and reconstruction, color imaging, wavelets, morphological image processing, and segmentation.

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CS 550 Information Retrieval3 Credit hours   

Study of theory and algorithms for modeling and retrieving text. Text representation, IR models, query operations, retrieval evaluation, information extraction, text classification and clustering, enterprise and Web search, recommender systems.

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CS 552 Natural Lang Processing3 Credit hours   

Fundamental algorithms and computational models for core tasks in natural language processing: word and sentence tokenization, parsing, information and meaning extraction, spelling correction, text summarization, question answering, and sentiment analysis.

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CS 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of emerging and advanced topics in Computer Science. Topics vary with instructor and change from one semester to another.

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CS 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of emerging and advanced topics in Computer Science. Topics vary with instructor and change from one semester to another.

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CS 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of emerging and advanced topics in Computer Science. Topics vary with instructor and change from one semester to another.

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CS 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of emerging and advanced topics in Computer Science. Topics vary with instructor and change from one semester to another.

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CS 600 Advanced Web Technology3 Credit hours   

This course introduces modern web technologies and covers the concepts, practices, and technologies to design, develop, and manage scalable, reliable and secure web applications using client side and server side programming, mobile technology, web services, rest services, and cloud services that are accessible to a large number of users.

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CS 601 The Internet of Things3 Credit hours   

This course covers the Internet of Things (IoT) Technologies. The course includes advanced topics in wireless networking technologies, mobile networks, software and hardware design for IoT applications and systems. In addition, this course offers advanced topics in cybersecurity.

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CS 602 Cloud Computing3 Credit hours   

Study of emerging and advanced topics in Cloud Computing including theory and application development in cloud and understand the ways of increasing quality of services for hosted applications.

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CS 605 Software Specifications3 Credit hours   

Study of software specification and verification technologies that facilitate: semantic reasoning; and verification of development artifacts including functional models, architecture, and source-code implementations.

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CS 610 Software Design3 Credit hours   

Study of approaches to software design that meet availability, manageability, maintainability, performance, reliability, scalability, and securability goals. Emphasis is on object-oriented analysis and design, design patterns and metrics.

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CS 615 Software Testing3 Credit hours   

Study of methods and tools to design high quality tests during all phases of software development. Topics include test design, test automation, test coverage criteria, and how to test software.

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CS 620 Applied Algorithms3 Credit hours   

Study of clustering, graph-theoretic, genetic, probabilistic and randomized algorithms and their application to machine learning, data streams, data mining, computer vision, natural language processing, information retrieval, and bioinformatics.

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CS 625 AI Principles and Methods3 Credit hours   

Study of machine learning and statistical pattern recognition algorithms and their application to data mining, bioinformatics, speech recognition, natural language processing, robotic control, autonomous navigation, text and web data processing.

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CS 630 Machine Learning3 Credit hours   

Study of machine learning and statistical pattern recognition algorithms and their application to data mining, bioinformatics, speech recognition, natural language processing, robotic control, autonomous navigation, text and web processing.

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CS 645 Advanced Topics Bioinformatics3 Credit hours   

Study of advanced algorithms, data structures, and architectures required for solving complex problems in Bioinformatics. Focus is on analysis of patterns in sequences and 3D-structures. Team taught seminar course.

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CS 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of emerging and advanced topics in Computer Science. Topics vary with instructor and change from one semester to another.

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CS 651 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of emerging and advanced topics in Computer Science. Topics vary with instructor and change from one semester to another.

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CS 652 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of emerging and advanced topics in Computer Science. Topics vary with instructor and change from one semester to another.

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CS 653 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of emerging and advanced topics in Computer Science. Topics vary with instructor and change from one semester to another.

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CS 660 Big Data Systems3 Credit hours   

Learn high performance computing architectures and methods for developing and querying databases for Big Data.

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CS 670 Visual Analytics3 Credit hours   

Study of approaches, algorithms, and tools for Big Data exploration, analysis, and interpretation to enable novel discoveries and innovation. Integrating analytic capabilities of computers and domain knowledge of human analysts.

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CS 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

Investigate a research problem of theoretical interest and practical value under mentorship of a computer science faculty.

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CS 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pursue faculty supervised, individualized course of study of a topic which is not currently a part of the Computer Science graduate curriculum.

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CS 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pursue faculty supervised, individualized course of study of a topic which is not currently a part of the Computer Science graduate curriculum.

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CS 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pursue faculty supervised, individualized course of study of a topic which is not currently a part of the Computer Science graduate curriculum.

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CS 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pursue faculty supervised, individualized course of study of a topic which is not currently a part of the Computer Science graduate curriculum.

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CS 690 Comprehensive Project3 Credit hours   

Develop expertise in an emerging area of computer science through guided study under faculty mentorship.

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CS 698 Internship1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised work experience in computer science or related fields.

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Electrical Engineering

EE 502 Instrumentation3 Credit hours   
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EE 503 Power Systems3 Credit hours   
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EE 504 Principles and Practices-EE2 Credit hours   
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EE 510 Design Digital Systems3 Credit hours   

This course provides fundamental understanding of Digital circuits. Students learn the essentials of digital circuit operation, design and simulate digital circuits using the techniques of practicing electrical and computer engineers.

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EE 511 Analog Computation3 Credit hours   
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EE 514 Linear Systems3 Credit hours   
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EE 515 Digital Signal Processing3 Credit hours   
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EE 529 Linear Systems & Control3 Credit hours   

The course provides a rigorous introduction to the analysis and control of linear dynamical systems in the time domain. The course introduces the fundamentals of linear spaces and linear operator theory.

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EE 530 Cyber-Physical Systems3 Credit hours   

This course provides an introduction to modeling and analysis of cyber-physical systems. Several models of continuous-time systems and discrete-time systems are introduced.

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EE 535 Power System Protection3 Credit hours   

This course covers the power system faults and application of relays for power system protection. Symmetrical components as applied fault currents. Introduction to digital filtering, microprocessor, computer simulation for relays.

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EE 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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EE 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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EE 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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EE 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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EE 601 Power Systems Analysis3 Credit hours   
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EE 602 Random Signals & Noise3 Credit hours   

This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of random variables, random signals, and simulation of random phenomena.

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EE 603 Protectve Relaying in Powr Sys3 Credit hours   
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EE 604 Electrical Machinery3 Credit hours   
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EE 605 Comptr Meth in Power Sys Anly3 Credit hours   
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EE 606 Electrical Analysis3 Credit hours   

This course covers Laplace transform for boundary-value problem, applications to control theory, frequency response of ordinary differential equations, linear algebra techniques; eigenvalue analysis of linear systems and in multivariate optimization.

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EE 607 Adv Electrical Engr3 Credit hours   

This course covers complex functions, complex integration, vectors, matrices, functions of matrices, Cayley-Hamilton theorem, state-space modeling, optimization techniques, least squares technique, total least squares, and numerical techniques.

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EE 608 Research Methods3 Credit hours   

Overview of research methods in engineering. Research theory, design, ethics, and practice. Research plan and proposal. Experimental, numerical, and analytical research. Reviewing literatures, collect and analyze data quantitatively and qualitatively.

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EE 611 Digital Design3 Credit hours   

This course covers the CMOS circuits. Design approaches with emphasis placed on structured full custom design, MOS device, critical interconnect and gate characteristics. CMOS logic design from transistor to fabrication.

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EE 615 Real Time Systems3 Credit hours   

This course covers the Designing real-time embedded systems from a hardware and software perspective. Communications and signal processing systems. Applications to seismic monitoring, process control, and biomedical systems.

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EE 618 Data & Comm Networks3 Credit hours   

This course introduces the underlying concepts behind networking using the internet and its protocols as examples.

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EE 624 Wireless Communication3 Credit hours   

This course introduces fundamental technologies for wireless communication.

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EE 630 Robust Control3 Credit hours   

Linear systems, norms for signals and systems, stability and performance, uncertainty and robustness, parameterization of stabilizing controllers, algebraic Riccati equations, H2 control, and H infinity control.

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EE 631 Optimal Control3 Credit hours   

The course introduces the theory of Optimal Control. It covers evaluation methods for control signals that satisfy some physical constraints and minimize or maximize some performace measures.

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EE 636 Power System Operation3 Credit hours   

This course covers modern power systems, operational, control problems, solution techniques. State estimation, contingency analysis, load-frequency control and automatic generation control, load flow analysis and external equivalents for steady-state operations.

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EE 638 Nonlinear Sys & Control3 Credit hours   

The course provides a rigorous introduction to the analysis and control of nonlinear dynamical systems in time domain.

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EE 639 Renew Energy & Dist Generation3 Credit hours   

This course covers the fundamentals of energy and sustainability; power efficiency; hydro, wind, solar, fuel systems; Converters and controllers for integration of renewable energy sources; Smart grid, hybrid generation systems.

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EE 642 Pattern Recognition 13 Credit hours   
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EE 643 Pattern Recognition 23 Credit hours   
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EE 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Subject matter to be selected from topics of current interest.

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EE 651 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Subject matter to be selected from topics of current interest.

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EE 652 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Subject matter to be selected from topics of current interest.

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EE 653 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

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EE 656 Semiconductr Switchng Circuits3 Credit hours   
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EE 658 Linear Syst-State Space Appro3 Credit hours   
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EE 661 Continuous & Digital Cntrl Sys3 Credit hours   
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EE 681 Microprocessors-Prin & Appl 13 Credit hours   
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EE 682 Microprocessors-Prin & Appl 23 Credit hours   
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EE 683 Microcomputer-Based Design3 Credit hours   

Surface and subsurface geology, geotechnical properties of soil and rock. Geotechnical engineering design aspects of landfills, groundwater barriers, tunneling. Mechnics of ground movements, sediment and erosion control. (PR: Engine- ering or Geology degree)

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EE 684 Unknown3 Credit hours   
EE 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent study in which a student meets regularly with a faculty member to discuss assignments.

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EE 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent study in which a student meets regularly with a faculty member to discuss assignments.

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EE 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent study in which a student meets regularly with a faculty member to discuss assignments.

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EE 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Independent study in which a student meets regularly with a faculty member to discuss assignments.

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EE 690 Special Topics1-6 Credit hours   
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EE 698 Design Project3 Credit hours   

The course introduces the principles of product design: specifications, evaluation of design alternatives, technical reports and oral presentations. Intellectual property, industry standards and conventions, engineering economics, reliability, safety, engineering ethics.

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EE 699 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

This represents the course designation for a Master's Degree Research Thesis. Successful completion of a thesis fulfills the research requirement for the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering.

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EE 790 Advanced Independent Study3 Credit hours   

Engineering Management

EM 601 The Management Process3 Credit hours   

This course covers the management process and the structural, organizational and behavioral principles needed by managers to function effectively in organizational environments.

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EM 620 Mgt Tech HR & Orgs3 Credit hours   

Principles leading to better management and development of technical human resources and organizations. Included are concepts technical managers need to positively change themselves and to lead others toward desired bahavior.

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EM 640 Personnel Administration3 Credit hours   
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EM 642 Industrial Psychology3 Credit hours   
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EM 644 Organizational Behavior3 Credit hours   
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EM 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of special topics of an advanced nature. (PR: Consent)

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EM 651 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of special topics of an advanced nature. (PR: Consent)

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EM 652 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of special topics of an advanced nature. (PR: Consent)

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EM 653 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of special topics of an advanced nature. (PR: Consent)

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EM 660 Project Management3 Credit hours   

Provides the student with a practical knowledge of how to integrate effectively the functional efforts of many in the execution of programs and projects.

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EM 661 Advanced Project Management3 Credit hours   

Course is designed to increase proficiency in the advanced aspects of project management. Participants will become aware of the project management processes in PMI's Project Management Body of Knowledge.

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EM 662 Organization Theory3 Credit hours   
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EM 664 Mgt Res & Devel Organizations3 Credit hours   

Techniques and methods for effective management of research and development organizations, projects, and personnel. (PR: EM 601)

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EM 665 Mgt Engineering Organizations3 Credit hours   

Techniques and methods for effective management of engineering firms, departments, and personnel. (PR: EM 601)

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EM 668 Operations Management3 Credit hours   

Examination of the quantitative and conceptual tools for generating goods and services in manufacturing and non-manufacturing organizations.

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EM 670 Seminar in Engineering Mgt3 Credit hours   

Provides the student an opportunity to examine issues in engineering management and to evaluate their consequences in organizations, in the profession, and in society. (PR: Consent)

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EM 675 Engineering Economics3 Credit hours   

The concepts and methods for the financial calculations involving time, value of money and uncertainty. Capital and departmental budgeting processes and engineering inputs to cost accounting. (PR: Consent)

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EM 682 Management Information Systems3 Credit hours   
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EM 683 Systems Analysis Technique3 Credit hours   
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EM 684 Systems Design for Tech Info3 Credit hours   
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EM 694 Engineering Law3 Credit hours   

The American legal system, contracts and specifications, liability of professional engineers, product liability, agency relationships, patent and proprietary rights, and special problems in contracts are studied.

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EM 699 Comprehensive Project in EM3 Credit hours   
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EM 770 Sem in Engineering Management3 Credit hours   
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EM 780 Special Topics3-6 Credit hours   
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EM 790 Final Project/Engr Management3 Credit hours   
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EM 799 RESEARCH1-6 Credit hours   
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Engineering & Science

ENGR 502 Microcomputer Wordprocessing1 Credit hour   
ENGR 503 Microcomputer Telecommunicati1 Credit hour   
ENGR 504 Microcomputer Database Appl1 Credit hour   
ENGR 509 Microcomputer Applications3 Credit hours   
ENGR 511 Technical Seminars3 Credit hours   
ENGR 570 Finite Elements3 Credit hours   

Theory and applications of the finite element method to problems in the area of static and dynamic structural analysis, heat transfer, fluids, and analogous solution.

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ENGR 610 Applied Statistics3 Credit hours   

Practical application of statistical techniques to decision-making, forecasting, optimization, experimental design. Interpretation of data using central tendency and dispersion, t-test, F-test, variance analysis, correlation, and linear regression.

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ENGR 620 Computer Applications3 Credit hours   

Introduction to current software technology to solve problems of interest to technical professionals. Covers the use of tables, databases, modeling, curve fitting, and solution of equations.

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ENGR 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Formal study of engineering topics of current interest. (PR: Consent)

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ENGR 651 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Formal study of engineering topics of current interest. (PR: Consent)

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ENGR 652 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Formal study of engineering topics of current interest. (PR: Consent)

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ENGR 653 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Formal study of engineering topics of current interest. (PR: Consent)

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ENGR 670 Advanced Stress Analysis3 Credit hours   

Three-dimensional stress and strain, failuer criteria, advanced topics in structural mechanics, energy methods, introduction to the theory of elasticity, fundamentals of fracture mechanics.

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ENGR 682 Research1-6 Credit hours   

Completion of research under the supervision of a faculty member. Six semester hours of credit in research are applied toward the Thesis Option in the engineering MS degrees.

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ENGR 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest concerning engineering under the supervision of a faculty member. (PR: Consent)

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ENGR 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest concerning engineering under the supervision of a faculty member. (PR: Consent)

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ENGR 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest concerning engineering under the supervision of a faculty member. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
ENGR 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest concerning engineering under the supervision of a faculty members. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENGR 695 Internship in Engineering3 Credit hours   

Supervised on-the-job experience. The student will work in a technology or engineering company or department with an organization. (PR: Permission)

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
ENGR 699 Comprehensive Project3 Credit hours   

Completion of comprehensive project under the supervision of a faculty member. Includes final written submittal and public oral presentation. Fulfills engineering MS requirement for Project Option.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode

Environmental Engineering

ENVE 600 Special Topics in Envr Engr1-3 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 611 Air Pollution Design I3 Credit hours   

An introduction to absorption, condensation, incineration, absorption, and process modification relevant to the design of abatement systems for gaseous air pollutant emissions. (PR: unit operations, thermodynamics and calculus)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 612 Air Pollution Design II3 Credit hours   

An introduction to equipment, processes, and basic principles relevant to the design of particulate collection systems including electostatic precipitators, fabric filtration units, cyclones, and high energy scrubbers. (PR: ES 604 or courses in physics, fluid mechanics, and process design)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 615 Environmental Chemistry3 Credit hours   

Fundamental principles governing the various aspects of chemistry relevant to the environment will be addressed. The chemistry of waste treatment, cycle processes and other applications will be evaluated. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 616 Wastewater Treatment Fac Dsgn3 Credit hours   

Fundamental principles and applied practices of wastewater treatment facilities. Includes performance analysis, component selection, and system design for physical, chemical, and biological processes. (PR: ENVE 615)

Pre-req: ENVE 615.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 617 Water Treatment Fac Design3 Credit hours   

Fundamental principles and applied practices of water quality and water treatment facilities. Includes analysis of source waters, and design of physical and chemical system components. (PR: ENVE 615)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 618 Pollution Prevention3 Credit hours   

Introduces the student to the basic understanding and criteria required for establishing a pollution prevention program, including a review of successful industry practices Emphasis on management strategies. (PR: Undergraduate degree in science or engineering)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 620 Solid Waste Management3 Credit hours   

Solid waste management and minimization: options, methods, laws and regulations. Landfill design, testing, operation, monitoring, and closure. Use of composting in landfills. Incinerator design and operation. Separation and recycling approaches.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 625 Hazardous Waste Manangement3 Credit hours   

Options and methods of managing hazardous waste. Landfill design, testing, operation, monitoring, and closure. Incinerator design, testing, operation, and monitoring. Design and operation of treatment facilities. Waste reduction practices.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional special offerings in Environmental Engineering. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 651 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional special offerings in Environmental Engineering. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 652 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional special offerings in Environmental Engineering. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 653 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional special offerings in Environmental Engineering. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 663 Environmental Permitting3 Credit hours   

The permit process for the construction and operation of facilities, including stream crossing, wetlands, etc.; permits under Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, NPDES, RCRA and TSCA.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 670 Hydrology and Drainage Control1-6 Credit hours   

The goal of this course is to develop an understanding of watershed processes, including precipitation, generation of runoff, infiltration, stream flow, soil erosion, sediment transport and deposition, and fluvial geomorgphology. The course provides students with an overview of hydrologic concepts, such as precipitation and runoff flow, with an emphasis on practical applications such as modeling and control of runoff and sedimentation. Additional practical applications covered in the course are highway drainage concepts, including calculation of runoff and design of channels, culverts and other control structures.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 671 Hydraulic Structures3 Credit hours   

Analysis and design of water conveyance channels and hydraulic structures, such as siphons, chutes, weirs, flumes, dams, spillways, gates, locks, storm surge barriers, and outlet works.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 672 Watershed Modeling3 Credit hours   

Setup, execution, and calibration of numerical watershed models. Includes the rational method, TR-55, HEC-1, and HEC-HMS. Emphasis on watershed analysis for decision making and drainage design.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 673 Industrial Ventilation3 Credit hours   

The design and analysis of industrial ventilation systems, including properties of air contaminants; hood, duct, and fan design; system performance; mine ventilation; air cleaning devices; testing; diagnosis; troubleshooting, cost analysis. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 675 Industrial Noise Control3 Credit hours   

Physics of sound, absorption and reflection, sound level measurements and instruments, and noise control criteria; audiometry and the physiology of hearing; community noise abatement; laws and regulations. (PR: undergraduate degree in science or engineering)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 680 Air Poll Disper Meteoro Model3 Credit hours   

Meteorological concepts with emphasis on air pollution; atmospheric dynamics, adiabatic processes; temperature profiles, behavior of stack effluent, atmospheric chemistry, attenuation of solar radiation, and climatology application to dispersion models. (PR: undergraduate course in physics, and spreadsheet capability)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 681 Environmental Engr Design3 Credit hours   

Principles of engineering design of water and waste- water treatment systems and processes, including physical, chemical and biological treatment and handling of treatment residuals. Includes coverage of relevant water quality concepts.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 682 Environmental Remediation Tech3 Credit hours   

Decontamination or removal of pollutants from soil. Aeration of excavated soil on site. Use of solvants and surfactants as removal aids. Removal of soil for treatment at an off-site facility. (PR: ES 651)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ENVE 683 Environmental Geotechnology3 Credit hours   

Surface and subsurface geology; geotechnical properties of soil and rock. Geotechnical engineering design aspects of landfills, groundwater barriers, tunneling. Mechanics of ground movement; sediment and erosion control. (PR: engineering or geology degree)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode

Environmental Science

ES 514 Environmental Risk Assessment3 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 550 Environmental Law & Policy3 Credit hours   

Introduction to major federal environmental legislation and related state programs, judicial review, and practical effects, and to processes for formulation and development of environmental policy.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 554 Watershed Protection3 Credit hours   

This course reviews key components of watershed structure and functions before investigating and applying concepts for managing and restoring aquatic ecosystems.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 575 Intro to Environmental Science3 Credit hours   

The principles of chemistry, geology and mathematics used in pollution control. Topographic maps, environmental regulations, field testing and compliance. Econonmics of use of pollution control devices.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 602 Study of WV Environment3 Credit hours   

An overview of the diversity of the local natural environment, including the plants, insects, amphibians, reptiles, other wildlife, and the impact of human activities on the local environment.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 603 Seminar In Current Envr Issues3 Credit hours   

The influence of environmental laws, common law, contract law, tort law, and regulatory interpretations, as well as the impact of citizens' groups, professional societies, and trade associations on current practice. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 604 Air Pollution3 Credit hours   

Major air pollution sourcs; meteorological concepts; physical and chemical characterization; effects on plant and animal life; and development of air pollution laws, with emphasis on West Virginia regulations. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 605 Analy Prin Environ Sampling3 Credit hours   

Identifying and measuring contaminants in air, water, soil, and sludge. Methods of analysis including gas chromatography nuclear magnetic resonance, colorimetry, infrared absorption untraviolet absorption, atomic absorption, and mass spectroscopy. (PR: Chemistry and ES 600, or equivalent experience)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 609 Topics in Bioscience Education1-6 Credit hours   

Selected topics of interest to teachers of biology. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 610 Envr Sampling Practice3 Credit hours   

Current practice in environmental testing and monitoring. Traditional wastewater tests, bioassay analysis, aquatic toxicity. Current procedures in gas chromatographic analysis, mass spectrometry. Sample preservation, quality control, and quiality assurance. (PR: analytical chemistry and instrumental methods, or ES 605)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 620 Environmental Management Sys3 Credit hours   

EMS principles and elements; environmental, health and safety regulatory issues; ISO 14000 EMS specifications and guidelines; environmental auditing; environmental performance evaluation; life cycle assessment and environmental labeling.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 626 Remote Sensing & Map Use3 Credit hours   

Introduction to topographic, soil, and geologic maps and aerial and satellite photography as sources of environmental information. Application of various data sources to specific types of environmental problems.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 630 Environmental Site Assessment3 Credit hours   

Site inspection and investigation, emphasizing the "due diligence" clause of Saction 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation Liability Act of 1980, site remediation, and data analysis and reporting.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 640 Groundwater Princ & Monitoring3 Credit hours   

Introduction to groundwater hydrogeology; including porosity hydraulic conductivity, aquifers, groundwater flow, well hydraulics, groundwater geology, and water chemistry. (PR: A background in environmental science or geology is recommended)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 645 Applied Hydrogeology3 Credit hours   

The fundamentals of hydrogeology are utilized to implement a case study investigation of a contaminated groundwater site from the planning stage through a final report. (PR: ES 640 or equivalent experience)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 646 Dynamics of Ecosystems3 Credit hours   

Species interaction; population, community and ecosystem ecology; productivity; nutrient cycling; physiological ecology, population dynamics; pollution and conservation; and aquatic, marine, and terrestrial ecosystems. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 648 Vegetation of West Virginia3 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 651 Environmental Microbiology3 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 652 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 655 Environmental Ethics3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the subject of ethics, environmental ethical theory, moral reasoning, free market regulation, right to know, proprietary information, product liability cost-benefit analysis, risk assessment, waste disposal, and resource depletion. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 656 Prep Eval Environ Impact State3 Credit hours   

A practical course designed to provide students with the ability to prepare and evaluate impact statements. The course is based on the concepts of the environment as a single interrelated system.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 660 Environmental Law I3 Credit hours   

Introduction to major federal environmental legislation and related state programs, including policy issues, judicial review, and practical effects. Includes CERCLA, RCRA, Clean Water Act, NEPA, ESA and SDWA.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 661 Environmental Regulations3 Credit hours   

Practical applications and concentrated study of regulations under all major federal environmental programs, including permitting, reporting, and other compliance issues. Includes discussion of procedures used in development of regulations.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 663 Environmental Law II3 Credit hours   

Course covers three general topic areas: environmental assessment and biodiversity assessment (NEPA and ESA), risk management and the regulation of toxic substances (TSCA, FIFRA, and SDWA), and international environmental law.

Pre-req: ES 660.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 665 Water Resources Management3 Credit hours   

Course surveys the processes that govern the earth's hydrologic cycle and the human activities which effect that cycle. It seeks to provide an integrated science/managment/policy approach to water resource issues.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 670 Sustainable Energy3 Credit hours   

The course focuses on the technological and cost fundamentals of what is generally considered sustainable energy technologies, including solar, wind, biomass and other energy sources.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 674 Epidemiological Hlth Res Tech3 Credit hours   

An introduction to techniques of epidemiological health research. The primary focus will be health problems in the industrial setting.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 675 Brownfields Management3 Credit hours   

Environmental management and development of abandoned, idoled or underused industrial or commercial facilities where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived environmental contamination.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ES 680 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

Students completing ES 680 must defend their thesis in an oral examination.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only

Information Systems

IS 502 Advanced Programming3 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 510 Comptr Sys & Structured Prgm 23 Credit hours   

A continuation of IS 500. Topics include aglorithm develop- ment, manipulation of arrays and an introduction to dynamic data structures. (PR: IS 500 or consent)

Pre-req: IS 500.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 535 Applied Healthcare DB3 Credit hours   

To understand the logical and physical design of data stored and retrieved from relational databases, how it applies to healthcare, and how HIM professionals can effectively communicate business requirements.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 545 Healthcare Data Analytics3 Credit hours   

The course focuses on the systems, techniques, strategies and methods of big data analysis, data mining and machine learning algorithms and data visualization in healthcare settings.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in information systems, providing important supplementary material for participating students.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in information systems, providing important supplementary material for participating students.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in information systems, providing important supplementary material for participating students.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in information systems, providing important supplementary material for participating students.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 600 Management Information Systems3 Credit hours   

The course examines personal, work group, and enterprise information systems with respect to their value, their components, and the process of developing them.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 603 Program for Artificial Intell3 Credit hours   

An introduction to programming for artificial intelligence applications using Prolog.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 605 Systems Analysis and Design3 Credit hours   

This course focuses on analysis and design of information systems. Topics include system development approaches, UML design, system integration, system-oriented architecture and foundation. Introduction to information systems from system implementor's viewpoint; information systems life cycle; techniques of analysis; data dictionaries and data flow diagrams; computer-oriented system description. (PR: Admission to program)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 610 Systems Quality Assurance3 Credit hours   

This course will cover the steps in developing enterprise IT policies, standards, guidelines and procedures while ensuring quality and compliance responsible for the design, implementation, and evaluation, and monitoring of a comprehensive system. Physical design of information systems; hardware selection; software design, database considerations; program development; software structuring techniques; cost/ performance trade-offs; system implementation; evaluation and optimization techniques. (PR: IS 605)

Pre-req: IS 605 or IS 605G.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 615 System Simulation3 Credit hours   

An introduction to discrete-event computer modeling and simulation. Probability distributions, model verification and validation, input data collection, output analysis. Simulation languages and software. (PR: Programming capability and quantitative skills)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 618 Computer Appl in Engi & Sci I3 Credit hours   

Computational and algorithmic methods in engineering and science, optimization and numerical analytic techniques including gradient and search methods, linear programming, simulation, and data base mechanics. (PR: Admission to the program)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 620 Intro to Operating Systems3 Credit hours   

General principles of managing jobs, processes and storage (real, virtual, auxiliary) in multiprogramming operating systems; interconnection and management of processors in multi-processing and distributed computing system configurations; operating systems comparison. (PR: IS 621 and IS 630, or consent)

Pre-req: IS 621 or IS 520G.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 621 Information Structures I3 Credit hours   

Representation and manipulation of numeric and non-numeric information, linear lists, strings, multilinked structures; sorting and searching; storage management; data structures in programming language. Relevant aspects of discrete mathematics. (PR: IS 510 or equivalent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 622 Emerging Tech in Info Systems3 Credit hours   

This course will explore the emerging technologies in information systems. These technologies are generally new but include older technologies that are still controversial and relatively undeveloped in potential (PR: IS 621) A continuation of IS 621. Tree, graph, and set structures; file structures for secondary storage; aspects of discrete mathematics. (PR: IS 621)

Pre-req: IS 621.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 623 Database Management3 Credit hours   

Review of information structures and of relationships among data elements and objects. Relational database theory; design and organization of databases, retrieval structures, and query mechanisms. (Prerequisite: IS 622 or consent)

Pre-req: IS 621 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: IS 621
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 624 Data Warehousing3 Credit hours   

A hand-on introduction to the concepts and techniques of data warehousing and data mining.

Pre-req: IS 623.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 625 Software Engineering3 Credit hours   

The process of developing complex software products. Includes the software life cycle, methods and tools for life cycle phases. Application of concepts, methods, and tools in a class project.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 630 Comp Arch & Assembly Lang3 Credit hours   

An introduction to the composition and operation of electronic digital computers and to assembly language programming. (PR: IS 510 or equivalent)

Pre-req: IS 510.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 631 Information Security3 Credit hours   

This course provides foundation knowledge in information security, including protecting information assets, risk mitigation strategies, response to security incidents, and designing secure systems.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 635 Computer Graphics3 Credit hours   

An introduction to the areas of computer graphics that are necessary to understand, evaluate, and develop graphics applications. (PR: Admission to program)

Pre-req: IS 500.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 640 Programming Languages3 Credit hours   

Definition of program environment, program sequence and control, subroutines and other secondary sequences; statement structures, parsing, grammers, etc.; classes of programming languages. (PR: IS 622 or consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 645 Geographic Information Systems3 Credit hours   

Covers the elements of GIS hardware, software, data and infrastructure needs. Input data issues; data types, sources, error, preprocessing, manipulation and analysis, GIS tools and applications. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 646 Computer Sys Security3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to provide the technical and analytical skills to implement computer security. Students review how to manage computer security, current security technologies, and incident response.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 647 IT Disaster Plan and Recovery3 Credit hours   

This course provides the skills necessary to manage IT disaster recovery planning. The course focuses on the protection of information. Students will analyze risk, design a plan, and explore available technologies.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Different transmission media, digital communications, telecommunications services, types of networks and topologies, network protocols, components, and applications. (PR IS 521 or TM 660 or Permission)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 651 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Varies according to interests of students and instructor. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 652 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Varies according to interests of students and instructor. (PR: Consent)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 653 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in information systems, providing important supplementary material for participating students.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 655 Multimedia & Elec Dissem3 Credit hours   

Components of multimedia, such as data, voice, pictures, animations, and videos, and their production, manipulation, dissemination processes. Technologies, processes, and services for electronic dissemination. Applications and current trends. (TM 660 or permission)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 656 Comm & Network Technologies3 Credit hours   

Different transmission media, digital communications, telecommunications services, types of networks and topologies, network protocols, components, and applications. (PR: IS 622, or TM 660, or permission)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 660 Models of Computation3 Credit hours   

Switching algebra and relationship to computers; finite automata; Turing machines; recursion; computability and unsolvability. (PR: IS 622, math maturity)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 665 Health Care Enterpr Info Syst3 Credit hours   

A hands-on introduction to using a health care enterprise information system providing students opportunity to work with elements of an EIS

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 670 Lang Translators & Concepts3 Credit hours   

Formal language concepts, syntactic analysis; types of translators; detailed review of assemblers, interpreters, and compilers, and techniques of their construction. (PR: IS 622)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 680 Social Issues in Info Systems3 Credit hours   

Aspects of the interaction of computer systems and society including such topics as system security, respect of privacy, changing job requirements, ergonomics, and moral and ethical considerations. (PR: Completion of core, or consent of instructor)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

Investigate a research problem of theoretical interest and practical value under mentorship of a information systems and computer science faculty.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
IS 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning information systems. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 690 Prin of Artificial Intellignce3 Credit hours   

A survey of the field of artificial intelligence and expert systems. Students will work together designing and implementing a project. (PR: Permission)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 691 Comprehensive Project3 Credit hours   

Develop expertise in an emerging area of information systems through guided study under faculty mentorship.

Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
IS 692 Image Processing3 Credit hours   

Image Processing focuses on the application of technology to scientific analysis of images. Topics include: measurement techniques, scientific methods of reconstruction and interpretation of images; enhancement of images and video.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 695 Expert Systems3 Credit hours   

A review of expert systems techniques and applications. Participants will develop small expert systems using several different personal computer expert systems development programs (shells)

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
IS 698 Internship1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised work experience in information systems or related fields.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
IS 699 Final Project1-6 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode

Mechanical Engineering

ME 502 Principles and Practices-ME2 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 515 Vehicle Dynamics3 Credit hours   

Deals with ground vehicle stability and control. Contribution of tire lateral force, stiffness, and aligning torque to stability. Effects of suspension geometry, chassis stiffness, and roll stiffness.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 520 Intro Comp Fluid Dynamic3 Credit hours   

This course covers governing equations, ordinary differential equations (ODEs), numerical integration; finite difference and finite volume methods for parabolic, ellipitic, hyperbolic partial differential equations (PDEs), numerical linear algebra; turbulence modeling.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 530 Renewable Energy3 Credit hours   

Basic principles and technical details of various renewable energy technologies for the sustainable future. Process design, energy analysis, engineering economics and environmental assessment of renewable energy systems.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 545 Nano-Materials3 Credit hours   

Covers fundamentals of nanomaterial and nanotechnology. Unique properties of nanomaterials. Synthesis methods of various nanomaterials. Nano and microfabrication techniques. Applications of nanomaterials in various technologies, environmental science, biotechnology and biomedicine.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 560 Automation and Control3 Credit hours   

This course provides an overview of the principles of automation and concept of system control, including instrumentation, control, human interface, and communication subsystems.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 601 Advanced Engr Analysis I3 Credit hours   

The core of this course is to learn advance analytical and computational methods to solve multi-dimensional conduction, convection-advection, mechanical vibration, and elasticity equations.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 602 Advanced Engr Analysis II3 Credit hours   

This is the second course in a two-course sequence to learn advanced analytical and computational methods to solve multi-dimensional diffusion, heat, biharmonic, and elasticity equations.

Pre-req: ME 601.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 604 Research Methods3 Credit hours   

Research methods in engineering conducting critical reviews of research literature, preparing pre-proposal, and initiating background research on a thesis topic. Student is expected to submit a thesis pre-proposal.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 617 Additive Manufacturing3 Credit hours   

Additive manufacturing (AM), rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, joining processes, direct digital manufacturing to form 3D parts with applications ranging from prototyping to production in aerospace, defense, and biomedical industries.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 621 Corrosion Engineering3 Credit hours   

Covers the causes and mechanisms of aqueous corrosion, electrochemistry and thermodynamicsof corrosion. Materials selection, design for minimization of corrosion, and corrosion protection. Case studies are discussed.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 625 Tribology3 Credit hours   

Detailed coverage of the mechanisms of friction, material wear, and major lubrication techniques - liquids, solids, and gases - with traditional and modern applications. Coverage of micro/nanotribology, MEMS, and magnetic surface storage applications.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 628 Applied Biomaterials3 Credit hours   

Covers the knowledge needed to select and design biomaterials used in medical devices with emphasis on metallic, ceramic, polymeric, and composite biomaterials. Explains the difference between materials science and materials engineering.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 630 Manufacturing Systems3 Credit hours   

This course covers tool design and metal cutting theory, CAD/CAM, CIM, CNC m/c, CNC programming, fixture design, metal forming, gear manufacturing, non-tradtional machining, PLC, flexible manufacturing, robotics, rapid prototyping/tooling.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 635 Advanced Vibrations3 Credit hours   

Modeling of vibratory motion of advanced mechanical and structural systems, including continuous systems, nonlinear systems and systems with random excitations.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 640 System Modeling3 Credit hours   

Overview of system modeling and simulation of complex systems with mechanical, hydraulic, thermal and/or electrical elements. Frequency response analysis, stability, and numerical analysis of system modeling.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 645 Nonlinear Dynamics3 Credit hours   

Nonlinear dynamical systems, including concepts of chaos, fractal and classic dynamics equations, one dimension systems, two dimension systems, phase plane, limit cycle, bifurcation, Lorenz equation, and fractals.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 649 Sustainable Energy Management3 Credit hours   

Sustainable energy management, provides an overview of mechanical and control systems within buildings with sub-systems which possess a visible energy signature in terms of energy usage, inefficiency, and impact.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Subject matter to be selected from topics of current interest.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 651 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Subject matter to be selected from topics of current interest.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 652 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Subject matter to be selected from topics of current interest.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 653 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Subject matter to be selected from topics of current interest.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
ME 699 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

This course covers the communication problems encountered in researching and writing a thesis: the scientific writing of a research paper, the speaking and presenting skills, and the organization skills.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode

Safety Technology

SFT 536 Safety Ed for Elem Teachers1 Credit hour   
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SFT 540 Indust Fire Protection3 Credit hours   

An introductory course that explores the relationship between engineering and fire prevention. Topics include: water supplies, sprinkler systems, behavior of fire and materials, fire protection, fire extinguishers, and other systems.

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SFT 553 International Safety & Health3 Credit hours   

The course covers the impact of globalization on worldwide safety and health programs, and a wide variety of safety and health programs for various countries and multi-national organizations.

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SFT 554 Indust Hygiene I3 Credit hours   

Environmental protection as related to industrial settings. Air/water quality, noise and chemical pollution and hazardous material control.

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SFT 555 Environmental Prog/Sampling3 Credit hours   
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SFT 558 Hospital Safety3 Credit hours   

The course covers the various aspects of safety and health in professional health care services.

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SFT 561 Workers Comp3 Credit hours   

Introductory principles of workers' compensation and how it relates to the safety professional.

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SFT 565 Incident Investigation Tech3 Credit hours   

An introductory course in accident investigation designed to give insight into the recognition and collection of evidence, collection and recording data and reconstructing the accident based on the facts.

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SFT 575 System Safety Engineering3 Credit hours   
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SFT 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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SFT 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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SFT 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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SFT 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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SFT 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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SFT 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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SFT 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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SFT 589 Process Safety Mgmt3 Credit hours   

A study of the latest industrial safety information which will assist the student in designing a program to reduce or eliminate all incidents which downgrade the system.

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SFT 591 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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SFT 592 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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SFT 593 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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SFT 594 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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SFT 597 Occup Sft & Health Prog Dev3 Credit hours   

Safety functions in industry. Principles of organization and application of safety programs. Prevention, correction, and control methods are outlined and evaluated.

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SFT 599 Dev & Mgt of Occup Safety Prog3 Credit hours   

A study of safety programs at the state and local levels including the administrative, instructional, and protective aspects of a comprehensive safety program in schools, occupations, home and public.

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SFT 601 Safety in Transportation3 Credit hours   

Concerned with safe, efficient movement of people and goods. Involves highway, air, water, pipeline, and rails.

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SFT 606 Field Esp Safety Specialist3 Credit hours   
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SFT 610 Intro to Prof Safety & Health3 Credit hours   

An analysis of the educational philosophies and the application of these philosophies to occupational safety. A study of the effect of occupational safety on modern living.

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SFT 630 Current Lit & Res in Safety3 Credit hours   

An analysis and study of selected works of national and international authors concerning significant works in Occupational Safety.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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SFT 645 Saf Engineering Equip Design3 Credit hours   

The design and engineering of facilities and equipment to meet the physical needs of the human as well as enhancing production.

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SFT 647 Industrial Hygiene II3 Credit hours   

Concerned with environmental health and safety hazards that arise out of or occur during work of employees.

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SFT 647L Quan Indus Hygiene Lab3 Credit hours   

A laboratory course designed to complement Industrial Hygiene.

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SFT 648 Industrial Ventilation3 Credit hours   

This course will cover the techniques of development, design maintenance, and troubleshooting of industrial ventilation systems. Also the types of ventilation systems used for different types of toxic materials.

Pre-req: SFT 647 or SED 647.

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SFT 649 Biophysical Hazards & Monitor3 Credit hours   
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SFT 650 Internship Safety Specialist3-12 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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SFT 651 Toxicology & Epidemiology3 Credit hours   
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SFT 652 Industrial Noise & Vibration3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: (SFT 554 or SED 554) or (SFT 647 or SED 647).

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SFT 660 Appl Ergon and Hum Factors Eng3 Credit hours   

A study of how humans interact with the work environment, focusing on human capabilities and limitations, repetitive motion disorders, the human/machine interface and workspace design.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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SFT 661 Adv Occup Ergonomics3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: SFT 660 or SED 660.

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SFT 662 Methods in Work Analysis3 Credit hours   
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SFT 663 Work Environment Issues3 Credit hours   

An examination of the aspects of the work environment that can affect health: time pressure, machine pacing, control etc. The recognition, measurement and control of these factors will be discussed.

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SFT 669 Traffic Safety Management3 Credit hours   
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SFT 679 Problem Report1-3 Credit hours   
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SFT 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
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SFT 690 Seminar1-4 Credit hours   
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SFT 691 Seminar1-4 Credit hours   
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SFT 692 Seminar1-4 Credit hours   
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Technology and Engineering

TE 600 Orientation CITE Grad Studies0 Credit hours   

Orientation course covering skills such as technical communication, quantitative reasoning, research methods, ethics and professionalism, team work, and discipline-specific information.

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TE 650 Special Topics4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in technology and engineering, providing important supplementary material for participating students.

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TE 651 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in technology and engineering, providing important supplementary material for participating students.

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TE 652 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in technology and engineering, providing important supplementary material for participating students.

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TE 653 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in technology and engineering, providing important supplementary material for participating students.

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TE 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning technology and engineering. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

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TE 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning technology and engineering. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

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TE 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning technology and engineering. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

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TE 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest, that is appropriate for the student's program of study, concerning technology and engineering. Carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

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TE 698 Comp Project Formulation3 Credit hours   

Comprehensive project proposal is developed, approved, and work begun, under supervision. Technical report writing, oral presentations, and communication skills. (PR: EM 660) S/U Grading.

Pre-req: EM 660.

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TE 699 Comprehensive Project3 Credit hours   

Completion of comprehensive project under the supervision of a faculty member. Includes final written submittal and public oral presentation. (PR: TE 698) S/U Grading.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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Technology Management

TM 600 Program Introduction Seminar1 Credit hour   

This course reviews fundamental mathematical and statistical methods, presentations, report writing, group project skills and use of case studies. An orientation and overview to the degree program are also provided.

Pre-req: TM 610 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: TM 610
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TM 610 Mgmt of Innovation & Tech3 Credit hours   

Provides a comprehensive introduction to technology and innovation managment. Considers issues relating to international markets, innovation, and rapidly changing technology. Also covers effective organizational and managerial approaches to technology.

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TM 612 Econ & Financial Analysis3 Credit hours   

Tools and techniques for analyzing companies and their financial statements and for evaluating financial alter- natives, including discounted cash flow, net present value and return on investment. (PR: TM 610)

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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TM 615 Info Tech Strategies3 Credit hours   

This course provides sound principles for managing infor- mation technology computers and telecommunications systems as well as the processes and procedures for applying the principles. (PR: TM 610)

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TM 620 Technology Planning3 Credit hours   

Methods of technology planning, strategic management, and forecasting for use in technology intensive organizations are discussed, including technology life cycles and strategies for commercializing products. (PR: Full Admis- sion to TM program, or permission of TM Program Director)

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TM 630 Qual & Prod Methods3 Credit hours   

Study of quality and productivity improvement methods with emphasis on applications to knowledge worker organizations. Examines total quality management, and personal and organizational productivity improvement processes. (PR: TM 610)

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TM 640 Intelligent Transpor Systems3 Credit hours   

Overview of transportation telemetrics and introduction to intelligent transportation systems. Communications and computing technologies in transportation. Overview of issues: traffic safety, public transportation.

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TM 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Ocasional offerings of current topics in technology man- agement, providing important supplementary material for participating students. (PR: Full Admission to TM program or permission of TM Program Director).

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TM 651 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in technology man- agement, providing important supplementary material for participating students. (PR: Full Admission to TM program or permission of TM Program Director).

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TM 652 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in technology man- agement, providing important supplementary material for participating students. (PR: Full Admission to TM program or permission of TM Program Director).

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TM 653 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Occasional offerings of current topics in technology man- agement, providing important supplementary material for participating students. (PR: Full Admission to TM program or permission of TM Program Director).

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TM 659 Digital Access Pol & Strats3 Credit hours   

An introductory course for creating digital accessibility policies and plans for the workplace. Includes strategies to create accessible documents, evaluate web site accessibility, and investigate assistive technologies.

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TM 660 Computing & Info Sys Tech3 Credit hours   

Provides a broad understanding of computing and information systems technologies with emphasis on development, current trends, strategic and tactical management, and legal and regulatory issues. (PR: TM 615)

Pre-req: TM 615 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: TM 615
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TM 664 Health Informatics3 Credit hours   

Introduction of various aspects of medical informatics, including medical literature search and retrieval, management and analysis of data, modeling and simulation, data communications, on-line databases, and clinical decision analysis.

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TM 667 Mod Mfg Concepts3 Credit hours   

The course covers modern manufacturing concepts, analysis, and tools such as Just-In-Time, MRP systems, Lean Manufacturing, inventory management, total quality manufacturing, factory physics, and operating and control philosophies.

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TM 668 Computer Integrated Mfg3 Credit hours   
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TM 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest concerning technology management, under the supervision of a faculty member. (PR: Full Admission to TM program, or permission of TM Program Director).

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TM 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest concerning technology management, under the supervision of a faculty member. (PR: Full Admission to TM program, or permission of TM Program Director).

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TM 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest concerning technology management, under the supervision of a faculty member: (PR: Full Admission to TM program, or permission of TM Program Director).

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TM 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

An approved study of special interest concerning technology management, under the supervision of a faculty member. (PR: Full Admission to TM program, or permission of TM Program Director).

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TM 698 TM Internship3 Credit hours   

Supervised on-the-job experience. The student will work in a technology company or technical department within an organization. (PR: Permission)

Attributes: No Textbook Required
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TM 699 TM Capstone Project3 Credit hours   

An individualized technology management capstone project, which will be planned and carried out under the supervision of a faculty member and a work-site supervisor. (PR: Full Admission to TM program, and completion of 28 hrs. min. toward TM degree).

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