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AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

AET 101 Internal Combustion Engine Theory and Servicing

This is a theory/laboratory course designed to introduce the student to basic heat engine types, their physical configurations and various engine operating cycles. Analytic pressure-volume diagrams are utilized to illustrate the effects of gasoline engine design on performance and combustion requirements. Topics discussed include design, construction, inspection techniques and servicing of the internal combustion engine and its components. Laboratory activities are performed to provide relevant hands-on experience to the students. Also engine aspiration, combustion using the principles of fluid dynamics and thermodynamics, volumetric efficiency and fuel metering systems will be discussed in this course. Corequisite(s): AET 101L Credits: 3 (2,2)

AET 104 Combustion Engine Theory

This is a theory course designed to introduce the student to basic heat engine types, their physical configurations and various engine operating cycles. Analytic pressure-volume diagrams are utilized to illustrate the effects of gasoline engine design on performance and combustion requirements. Engine-vehicle performance parameters are analyzed, utilizing individual and group problem solving techniques. Credits: 2 (2,0)

AET 105 Fuel Systems - SI Engines

This is a theory/laboratory course developed to give the student a basic understanding of spark ignited internal combustion engine fuel systems. Topics discussed include engine aspiration and combustion using the principles of fluid dynamics and thermodynamics as they apply to the intake, exhaust, volumetric efficiency and fuel metering systems. Engine air/fuel requirements are examined along with state of the art fuel delivery systems (carburation and fuel injection), with consideration given to fuel economy and exhaust emissions. Performance characteristics of SI Engines utilizing alternate types of fuels are also examined. Related laboratory activities and demonstrations are included in the required laboratory section (AET105L). Credits: 2 (1,2)

AET 106 Suspension and Control Systems

This is a theory/laboratory course designed to provide a thorough understanding of the design, construction and operation of automotive chassis and suspension systems. Topics will include a study of the vehicle frame, suspension, steering, wheels, tires and braking systems. Emphasis is directed to the analysis of the vehicle's systems during operation. Related laboratory activities and demonstrations are included in the required laboratory section (AET106L). Credits: 3 (2,3)

AET 107 Manual Drivetrains and Driveaxles

This is a theory/laboratory course designed to provide a thorough understanding of the vehicle's drive train. Topics will include the design, construction, inspection techniques, and service and associated repair operations of the drivetrain and driveaxle components. The topics will include clutches, propeller shafts, universal joints, CV joints, manual transmissions, differentials and other components used in both front and rear wheel drive systems. Related laboratory activities and demonstrations are included in the required laboratory section. Corequisite: AET 107L Credits: 3 (2,3)

AET 109 Automotive Electrical Principles

This is an automotive theory course designed to introduce students to basic automotive-oriented electrical principles as they relate to both A.C. and D.C. circuits utilized in contemporary automotive electrical systems. Credits: 1 (1,0)

AET 150 Automotive Computer Applications

This is a theory/laboratory course designed to introduce the student to basic computer utilization and programming. Topics include a thorough introduction to personal computers, instruction in and development of basic programming. Students will be required to develop basic programs for technical automotive problem solving and practical automotive applications. Extensive use of the computer laboratory will be provided in the required laboratory section (AET150L). Credits: 2 (1,2)

AET 208 Automotive Electrical Applications

This is a theory/laboratory course designed to introduce the student to basic automotive-oriented electrical principles as they relate to both A.C. and D.C. circuits utilized in contemporary automotive electrical systems. The course also covers automotive electrical and electronic systems and their application. The student is required to utilize and understand the operation of various types of electronic equipment, including both computerized engine and emissions analyzers. Related laboratory activities and demonstrations are included in the required laboratory section (AET 208L). Prerequisite(s): AET 150 or MET 109 Credits: 3 (2,3)

AET 215 Diesel Engines

This is a theory/laboratory course emphasizing in the diesel engine operations and servicing. Topics will include the study of current high-pressure diesel fuel-injection systems and the diesel engine combustion process with respect to fuel injection and combustion changer design. Specific examination of design and performance characteristics of diesel engine air induction, scavenging, supercharging and turbo-charging systems will be covered. Students will also analyze engine governing methods and devices necessary for control, as well as current methods and devices utilized in solving common diesel engine starting problems. Relevant laboratory activities and demonstrations are provided to support the trainings provided during the lecture hours. Prerequisite(s): AET 101 or AET 104 Corequisite: AET 215L Credits: 3 (2,3)

AET 216 Engineering Measurements

This is a theory/laboratory course designed to provide an understanding of engineering measurements theory, methods and devices utilized in today's technology. Topics will include examination of industrial methods of testing, analysis and reporting in the areas of pressure, temperature, speed (time and velocity), fluid flow and exhaust emissions and the testing of common fuels and lubricants. Also included is the evaluation of a series of gasoline engine performance tests and their resulting data, including computer programmed computation and graphical analysis of the completed testing, as presented in a student developed technical paper. Typical engineering measurement instruments and devices will be encountered and utilized in laboratory support of the course (AET216L). Prerequisite(s): AET 150 Credits: 3 (2,2)

AET 217 Applied Mechanics and Engineering Materials

This course is designed to introduce the fundamental principles of applied engineering mechanics and materials. Topics include forces, couples, equilibrium, friction, kinematics of rectilinear and rotational motion, work, energy and power. Principles and applications of hydraulics are also discussed. Engineering materials topics include classifications, structure, properties, phase transformation and heat treatment of metals, inspection and testing techniques of automotive engineering materials. Related problem-solving activities are included. Prerequisite(s): PHY 135 and MTH 130 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AET 218 Applied Manufacturing Processes

This is a theory/laboratory course designed to introduce the student to basic manufacturing processes and machine tool operations. Topics covered are casting, cold and hot metal forming, machining and joining processes. Related laboratory activities include projects and experiments with technical reports. Individual laboratory projects will be assigned to each student to reinforce the topics covered in the theory. NOTE: Students completing this course may not receive credit for MET 117. Prerequisite(s): AET 101 and AET 107 Credits: 2 (1,3)

AET 255 Computerized Engine Controls

This is a theory/laboratory course developed to provide the student with a working understanding of automotive electronics and computerized engine control systems. The course includes computerized fuel and emission control systems, with emphasis on the diagnosis of basic engine malfunctions. The student will also analyze the principles and operation of feedback type systems. Electronic diagnostic equipment is used to identify system malfunctions in order to indicate necessary corrective actions. Laboratory activities provide an opportunity for a practical application of diagnostic procedures on current vehicles which is covered in the laboratory section (AET255L). Prerequisite(s): AET 208 Credits: 3 (2,2)

AET 257 Automatic Transmissions

This is a theory/laboratory course dealing with the transmission of power in automobiles, emphasizing contemporary automatic transmissions. Topics covered include applications of the principles of the planetary gear systems, fluids, seals, hydrodynamic drives, hydraulic controls and application devices. The power flow within selected automatic transmissions is discussed and is supported with related activities in the required laboratory section (AET257L). Prerequisite(s): AET 107 Credits: 3 (2,2)

AET 290 Project Seminar

This course is designed to provide the student with the challenge of an independent project. Requirements will include the completion of an extensive faculty approved research/construction project. This project must be related to the automotive field. The student is responsible for the original project concept, which must be supported by preliminary, progress and final technical reports. A video-taped oral presentation is also required. Note: Students cannot get credit for AET 290 and 290W; AET 290W can be used to fulfill the writing intensive requirement. Note: Offered at the discretion of the Automotive & Mechanical Engineering Department. Credits: 1 (0,2)

AET 410 Senior Project

An independent investigation of a technical or managerial problem of interest to both the student and a faculty member who shall act as Project Advisor. The project selected will utilize skills and knowledge acquired in earlier AET studies. Prerequisite(s): Senior status and permission of the Department Chair Credits: 3 (2,2)

AET 490 Selected Topics in Automotive Management Technology

Courses that range from 490-499 are selected topics of current interest in Automotive Engineering Technology. Prerequisite: Senior status and/or permission of the Chair/Faculty. Credits: 1 to 3 (1,0 to 9)

AET 491 Special Topics: Internship

Selected topics of current interest in Automotive Engineering Technology. Prerequisite: Senior status and/or permission of the Chair/ Faculty. Credits: 1 to 3 (1,3 to 9)

AET 492 Special Topics: Electric Vehicle

Selected topics of current interest in Automotive Engineering Technology. Prerequisite: Senior Status and/or permission of the Chair/Faculty. Credits: 1 to 3 (1,3 to 9)

AET 493 Special Topics: Hybrid Electrical Vehicle

Selected topics of current interest in Automotive Engineering Technology. Prerequisite: Senior Status and/or permission of the Chair/Faculty. Credits: 1 to 3 (1,3 to 9)

AIR FORCE ROTC

AFR 101 The Foundations of the U.S. Air Force I

This is a survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force and provides an overview of the basic characteristics, missions, and organization of the Air Force. The course covers the history and structure of the US Air Force, the Air Force's capabilities, career opportunities, benefits, and Air Force installations. Credit: 1 (1,0)

AFR 102 The Foundations of the U.S. Air Force II

This course is a continuation of study associated with AFR 102. Credit: 1 (1,0)

AFR 201 The Evolution of U.S. Air and Space Power I

This course features topics on Air Force heritage and leaders; introduction to air power through examination of the Air Force Core Functions; and continued application of communication skills. Its purpose is to instill an appreciation of the development and employment of air power. Credit: 1 (1,0)

AFR 202 The Evolution of U.S. Air and Space Power II

This course is a continuation of study associated with AFR 201. Credit: 1 (1,0)

AFR 301 Air Force Leadership and Management I

This course is a study of leadership, management, professional knowledge, Air Force personnel and evaluation systems, leadership ethics, evaluation systems, and the communication skills required of an Air Force junior officer. Case studies are used to examine Air Force leadership and management situations as a means of demonstrating and exercising practical applications of the concepts being studied. Prerequisite(s): AFR 101, AFR 102, AFR 201, AFR 202 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AFR 302 Air Force Leadership and Management II

This course is a continuation of study associated with AFR 301. Prerequisite(s): AFR 101, AFR 102, AFR 201, AFR 202 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AFR 401 National Security Affairs/Prep for Active Duty I

This course examines the national security process, regional studies, advanced leadership ethics, and Air Force doctrine. Special topics of interest focus on the military as a profession, officer ship, military justice, civilian control of the military, preparation for active duty, and current issues affecting military professionalism. Within this structure, continued emphasis is given to refining communication skills. Prerequisite(s): AFR 101, AFR 102, AFR 201, AFR 202 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AFR 402 National Security Affairs/Prep for Active Duty II

This course is a continuation of study associated with AFR 401. Prerequisite(s): AFR 101, AFR 102, AFR 201, AFR 202 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANTHROPOLOGY

ANT 100 Introduction to Anthropology

Anthropology is the scientific study of human-kind. This course offers an introduction to its four major sub-fields, namely; Physical or Biological anthropology (human evolution, the fossil record, ethology); Archaeology (extinct cultures, classical civilizations, pre-history); Linguistics (language origins, development, diffusion, structure, and change); Sociocultural Anthropology (pioneers in the field, cross-cultural research, case studies, and the future). By focusing on the broad cultural implications and complexities of social communication and interaction, anthropology seeks to understand the whole human experience. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 110 Sociocultural Anthropology

Sociocultural Anthropology is concerned with examination of the social and cultural similarities and differences in the world's human populations. Subsistence patterns, social organization, economic structures, political systems, religion and creative behavior are the major areas we cover. By examining examples ranging from small gathering and hunting groups to large modern day communities, this course provides a broad perspective of the sociocultural realities of our world. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 120 Archaeology

Archaeology is the study of the cultural evolution of humankind using the material remains of past human behavior. This course introduces the methods, logic and history of archaeology through an examination of several ancient civilizations as understood through their architecture and artifacts. Topics include theoretical issues, fieldwork, and interpretation of artifacts and reconstruction of past cultural patterns. Examples will be drawn from such cities and civilizations as Mesopotamia, Crete, Troy, Ancient Egypt, Pompeii, and North and South America. Students will visit at least one relevant site, exhibit or museum as a course requirement. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 130 North American Indians

This course provides a comprehensive history of the human groups who populated North America before, during and after this continent became involved with the culture, politics and economics of Europe. It focuses on the dynamic heritages, languages, knowledge, technology, arts, and values that have been passed on through the generations. Students will be introduced to the anthropological literature concerned with the study and understanding of Native American cultures and societies. Some field study may be required. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 210 Modern Anthropology and Globalization

Cultural change and the social processes involved are major areas of cultural anthropological research. By introducing students to the application of anthropological methodologies such as field work and cross-cultural comparison, the course examines some of the major issues which confront human beings in a complex rapidly growing and changing world including: globalization, migration and immigration, population changes, social conflict, agricultural/technological development, nutrition, commodity/cultural exchange, and the future of small scale homogeneous societies. Prerequisite(s): Any 100 level social science or business course. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 211 Caribbean Cultures

This course covers: pre-European cultures in the Caribbean, the post-Columbus plantation system, contemporary economics and politics, community structure, religion, marriage and family, ethnic diversity, immigration and the arts. An in-depth study of these topics will provide knowledge, understanding and appreciation of this region while offering insights into the development of communities in the U.S. with Caribbean heritage. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 212 Introduction to Medical Anthropology

Medical Anthropology is a subfield of Anthropology that draws upon social, cultural, biological, and linguistic anthropology to better understand those factors which influence health and well being (broadly defined), the experience and distribution of illness, the prevention and treatment of sickness, healing processes, the social relations of therapy management, and the cultural importance and utilization of pluralistic medical systems. (SMA) This course introduces students to the subject and basic methods used in cross-cultural comparisons and research, as well as providing a better understanding of Western and non-Western perceptions and treatments of the body and health issues. Prerequisite(s): EGL 101, ANT 100 or SOC 122 or SOC 228 or BIO with lab Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 220 Topics in Anthropology

Courses that range from 220-229 are special topics courses. This course provides the opportunity to study, explore, examine and analyze areas of special, short-term interest in anthropology. Each topic builds on knowledge learned in the 100 level courses. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or 110 or SOC 122 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 221 Special Topics in Anthropology

This course provides the opportunity to study, explore, examine and analyze areas of special, short-term interest in anthropology. Each topic builds on knowledge learned in the 100 level courses. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or SOC 122 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 222 Special Topics in Anthropology

This course provides the opportunity to study, explore, examine and analyze areas of special, short-term interest in anthropology. Each topic builds on knowledge learned in the 100 level courses. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or SOC 122 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 223 Special Topics in Anthropology

This course provides the opportunity to study, explore, examine and analyze areas of special, short-term interest in anthropology. Each topic builds on knowledge learned in the 100 level courses. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or SOC 122 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 224 Special Topics in Anthropology

This course provides the opportunity to study, explore, examine and analyze areas of special, short-term interest in anthropology. Each topic builds on knowledge learned in the 100 level courses. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or SOC 122 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 225 Special Topics in Anthropology

This course provides the opportunity to study, explore, examine and analyze areas of special, short-term interest in anthropology. Each topic builds on knowledge learned in the 100 level courses. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or SOC 122 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 226 Special Topics in Anthropology

This course provides the opportunity to study, explore, examine and analyze areas of special, short-term interest in anthropology. Each topic builds on knowledge learned in the 100 level courses. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or SOC 122 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 227 Special Topics in Anthropology

This course provides the opportunity to study, explore, examine and analyze areas of special, short-term interest in anthropology. Each topic builds on knowledge learned in the 100 level courses. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or SOC 122 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 228 Special Topics in Anthropology

This course provides the opportunity to study, explore, examine and analyze areas of special, short-term interest in anthropology. Each topic builds on knowledge learned in the 100 level courses. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or SOC 122 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 229 Special Topics in Anthropology

This course provides the opportunity to study, explore, examine and analyze areas of special, short-term interest in anthropology. Each topic builds on knowledge learned in the 100 level courses. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or SOC 122 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 240 Women, Men and Social Change

This course studies men's and women's changing roles, relationships, and participation in the labor force both cross-culturally and historically. We give special emphasis to those changes which occur as technology changes. A major part of the course concerns how and why today's women and men arrive at their social, economic, political and legal statuses. Note: Students completing this course may not receive credit for SOC 240. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 250 Forensic Anthropology

This course provides a broad overview of Forensic Anthropology- an applied field within Anthropology- dealing with the osteological (skeletal anatomy and biology) analysis of human remains. We will employ and discuss scientific methods used to explore and a broad range of problems associated with identification and trauma analysis using data gathering methods such as: characteristics of the human skeleton; identification of ancestry, age, sex; recovery methods; use of appropriate technologies for analysis, including DNA. Prerequisite(s):Any BIO with lab and ANT 100 or ANT 110 or SOC 122 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 320 Advanced Topics in Anthropology

Courses that range from 320-329 are special topics courses. This course offers students the chance to study short term topics of specialized, more advanced areas of anthropology. Each topic builds and expands on information learned in introductory courses. This course is particularly recommended to students in the Anthropology Minor program, but is open to other interested students who meet the prerequisites. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or ANT 120 and one 200 level ANT course Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 321 Advanced Topics in Anthropology

This course offers students the chance to study short term topics of specialized, more advanced areas of anthropology. Each topic builds and expands on information learned in introductory courses. This course is particularly recommended to students in the Anthropology Minor program, but is open to other interested students who meet the prerequisites. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or ANT 120 and one 200 level ANT course Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 322 Advanced Topics in Anthropology

This course offers students the chance to study short term topics of specialized, more advanced areas of anthropology. Each topic builds and expands on information learned in introductory courses. This course is particularly recommended to students in the Anthropology Minor program, but is open to other interested students who meet the prerequisites. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or ANT 120 and one 200 level ANT course Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 323 Advanced Topics in Anthropology

This course offers students the chance to study short term topics of specialized, more advanced areas of anthropology. Each topic builds and expands on information learned in introductory courses. This course is particularly recommended to students in the Anthropology Minor program, but is open to other interested students who meet the prerequisites. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or ANT 120 and one 200 level ANT course Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 324 Advanced Topics in Anthropology

This course offers students the chance to study short term topics of specialized, more advanced areas of anthropology. Each topic builds and expands on information learned in introductory courses. This course is particularly recommended to students in the Anthropology Minor program, but is open to other interested students who meet the prerequisites. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or ANT 120 and one 200 level ANT course Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 325 Advanced Topics in Anthropology

This course offers students the chance to study short term topics of specialized, more advanced areas of anthropology. Each topic builds and expands on information learned in introductory courses. This course is particularly recommended to students in the Anthropology Minor program, but is open to other interested students who meet the prerequisites. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or ANT 120 and one 200 level ANT course Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 326 Advanced Topics in Anthropology

This course offers students the chance to study short term topics of specialized, more advanced areas of anthropology. Each topic builds and expands on information learned in introductory courses. This course is particularly recommended to students in the Anthropology Minor program, but is open to other interested students who meet the prerequisites. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or ANT 120 and one 200 level ANT course Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 327 Advanced Topics in Anthropology

This course offers students the chance to study short term topics of specialized, more advanced areas of anthropology. Each topic builds and expands on information learned in introductory courses. This course is particularly recommended to students in the Anthropology Minor program, but is open to other interested students who meet the prerequisites. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or ANT 120 and one 200 level ANT course Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 328 Advanced Topics in Anthropology

This course offers students the chance to study short term topics of specialized, more advanced areas of anthropology. Each topic builds and expands on information learned in introductory courses. This course is particularly recommended to students in the Anthropology Minor program, but is open to other interested students who meet the prerequisites. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or ANT 120 and one 200 level ANT course Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 329 Advanced Topics in Anthropology

This course offers students the chance to study short term topics of specialized, more advanced areas of anthropology. Each topic builds and expands on information learned in introductory courses. This course is particularly recommended to students in the Anthropology Minor program, but is open to other interested students who meet the prerequisites. Prerequisite(s): ANT 100 or ANT 110 or ANT 120 and one 200 level ANT course Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 330 Human Osteology

Human Osteology is designed to give students a detailed and intensive knowledge of human skeletal anatomy using an anthropological approach. This course will cover skeletal growth and development, variation, histology, and pathology, in addition to basic demographic analyses (age, sex, stature and ancestry). Through lectures and hand-on experience, using skeletal material from the collections housed in the Sociology and Anthropology department, students will learn to identify all skeletal elements, to understand and appreciate the variation observed within and between populations and to appreciate the influence culture has on the human skeletal system. Course lectures will be enhanced using case studies from archaeology and forensic anthropology. Prerequisite(s): ANT 120 or ANT 250 or BIO 166 or BIO 170 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 360 Anthropological Theory

This course explores the broad historical outline of major theoretical approaches in the field of Anthropology, from the late 19th century to the present. Debates within the discipline and the larger historical, cultural and intellectual contexts in which they were produced, will be examined, as will the enduring relevance of these theories. The course includes reading and critical analysis of texts, as well as class discussions. Prequisite(s): (ANT 100 or ANT 110), EGL 102, any 200 level ANT course. All with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 366 Anthropological Research Methods

This course focuses on research methods in anthropology as the means for learning ethnographic research methods and how to talk and write about culture, as a basis of anthropological research. The purpose of the course is to gain experience in ethnographic practices, including interviewing, fieldwork research, qualitative analysis, and writing critically informed accounts. Prerequisite(s): (ANT 100 or ANT 110), EGL 102 and any 200 level ANT course. All with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ANT 480 Research Internship I

The research internship provides students with insight into the personal qualities and skills that make a good researcher, as well as learning about the broader impact of scientific discovery. While working alongside a faculty member students will be able to hone their research and analytical skills, through hands-on experiences. Students will create a research plan in consultation with the faculty member and spend 45-135 hours during the semester working on research. While each course design will vary, students will be involved in library research, compiling literature reviews, data collection, and data analysis. Students must either complete a paper or poster at the conclusion of their research internship. Prerequisite(s): ANT 366 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 1-3 (0,0,3)

ANT 481 Research Intership I

The research internship provides students with insight into the personal qualities and skills that make a good researcher, as well as learning about the broader impact of scientific discovery. While working alongside a faculty member students will be able to hone their research and analytical skills, through hands-on experiences. Students will create a research plan in consultation with the faculty member and spend 45-135 hours during the semester working on research. While each course design will vary, students will be involved in library research, compiling literature reviews, data collection, and data analysis. Students must either complete a paper or poster at the conclusion of their research internship. Prerequisite(s): ANT 366 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 2 (0,0,6)

ANT 482 Research Intership I

The research internship provides students with insight into the personal qualities and skills that make a good researcher, as well as learning about the broader impact of scientific discovery. While working alongside a faculty member students will be able to hone their research and analytical skills, through hands-on experiences. Students will create a research plan in consultation with the faculty member and spend 45-135 hours during the semester working on research. While each course design will vary, students will be involved in library research, compiling literature reviews, data collection, and data analysis. Students must either complete a paper or poster at the conclusion of their research internship. Prerequisite(s): ANT 366 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (0,0,9)

ANT 485 Research Internship II

The research internship provides students with insight into the personal qualities and skills that make a good researcher, as well as learning about the broader impact of scientific discovery. While working alongside a faculty member students will be able to hone their research and analytical skills, through hands-on experiences. Students will create a research plan in consultation with the faculty member and spend 45-135 hours during the semester working on research. While each course design will vary, students will be involved in library research, compiling literature reviews, data collection, and data analysis. Students must either complete a paper or poster at the conclusion of their research internship. Prerequisite(s): ANT 366 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 1 (1,0)

ANT 486 Research Internship II

The research internship provides students with insight into the personal qualities and skills that make a good researcher, as well as learning about the broader impact of scientific discovery. While working alongside a faculty member students will be able to hone their research and analytical skills, through hands-on experiences. Students will create a research plan in consultation with the faculty member and spend 45-135 hours during the semester working on research. While each course design will vary, students will be involved in library research, compiling literature reviews, data collection, and data analysis. Students must either complete a paper or poster at the conclusion of their research internship. Prerequisite(s): ANT 366 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 2 (2,0)

ANT 487 Research Internship II

The research internship provides students with insight into the personal qualities and skills that make a good researcher, as well as learning about the broader impact of scientific discovery. While working alongside a faculty member students will be able to hone their research and analytical skills, through hands-on experiences. Students will create a research plan in consultation with the faculty member and spend 45-135 hours during the semester working on research. While each course design will vary, students will be involved in library research, compiling literature reviews, data collection, and data analysis. Students must either complete a paper or poster at the conclusion of their research internship. Prerequisite(s): ANT 366 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

ARABIC

ARA 131 Arabic I (Elementary)

A beginning course in Arabic emphasizing the gradual development of the four language skills: listening, speaking reading and writing with stress on communicative competence and cultural awareness. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ARA 132 Arabic II (Elementary)

A continuation of ARA 131 or for students who have had 2 to 3 years of high school Arabic. This course emphasizes the gradual development of the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing with stress on communicative competence and cultural awareness. Prerequisite(s): ARA 131 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ARA 233 Arabic III (Intermediate)

For those students who have taken ARA 132 or four or more years of high school Arabic. This intermediate course further emphasizes the development of the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing with stress on communicative competence and cultural awareness. A literary and cultural reading will be introduced. Prerequisite(s): ARA 132 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ARA 234 Arabic IV (Intermediate)

For those student who had taken ARA 233 or four or more years of high school Arabic. This course emphasizes structural review, intensified practice in oral expression with increased emphasis on reading and writing skills. Continued attention will be given to contemporary Arabic culture. Selections from Arabic authors will be read. Prerequisite(s): ARA 233 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY

ARC 101 Introduction to Architecture & Construction

This is an introduction to elementary concepts, literacy and graphics in the architectural and construction field. This elective course is for students who have never taken any hand drawing/drafting and Computer Aided Drafting (CAD). The course will provide a hands on experience in architectural and construction drawing/drafting, sketching, model building, orthographic projection. The use of reading scales, lengths, areas and volumes in drawings is developed to help students visualize and understand building elements and plans. The course will include basic CAD fundamentals, site visits and future employment requirements and opportunities for those interested in the major. Credits: 3 (2,2)

ARC 131 Introduction to Graphics

Introduction to architectural and construction graphics using hand drawing/drafting and Computer Aided Drafting (CAD). Hand drawing/drafting topics include: lettering, technical sketching, use of drafting instruments, the fundamentals of orthographic projection, plan, section, elevation development and pictorial drawings to develop the student’s abilities to visualize and describe objects graphically. CAD topics include software commands and drawing strategies for 2-D and 3-D CAD work, plans, sections, elevations, and details, information management, assembly of drawings and scales. Note: This course includes a required laboratory designed to provide extra time for the studio experience. Credits: 4 (3,0,2)

ARC 255 Architectural Design I

Studies the principles of form, space and order that underlie architectural design. Concepts include: mass void modeling, volume and space construction, enclosing planes, circulation, organization, hierarchy, and structure. The diagram and sketch model are introduced as methods of understanding design. Concepts are explored in both three dimensional and graphic form. Note: This course includes a required laboratory designed to provide extra time for the studio experience. Prerequisite(s): ARC 131 Credits: 4 (3,0,2)

ARC 257 Architectural Design II

Continuation of Architectural Design I. Emphasis is placed on the process by which design decisions are made and the methods of analysis in context to the existing environment. Topics include: structure, form and function, building in context, light and construction. Note: This course includes a required laboratory designed to provide extra time for the studio experience. Prerequisite(s): ARC 255 Credits: 4 (3,0,2)

ARC 263 Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Energy Systems

An overview of mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) aspects of buildings. Intended to develop students' ability to analyze energy requirements of buildings and various methods of energy conservation and thermal efficiency. Topics covered include heat flow, system and equipment for heating and cooling. Also included are water supply and wastewater treatments for buildings. Prerequisite(s): CON 162 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ARC 310 Construction Design

Construction Design is a technology-based design studio emphasizing a methodological approach to the assembly of the building's envelope, materials and systems. The integration of building code requirements, life safety, sustainability, accessibility, building energy systems, sturcture, construction and materials are central to effectively achieving design intent. Knowledge from Materials and Method of Construction I and II, Enegy in Buildings and Graphics are applied to specific drawing assignments. A residential Type V construction, and a commercial Type II or Type III construction, building project will be advanced resulting in a set of construction documents. Note: This course includes a required laboratory designed to provide extra time for the studio experience. Prerequisite(s): ARC 131, CON 106, and ARC 263 Credits: 4 (3,2)

ARC 350W Architectural Theory and Design Factors (Writing Intensive)

This course will examine a series of architectural theories and design factors that attempts to explain, predict or influence design decisions that result in the built environment. Topics include: historical theory, form and aesthetics; architectural technology; the urban, natural and human environment; economic, zoning and code factors; the social and behavioral implications of architecture, the design process itself and the architectural profession. This is a writing-intensive course. Prerequisite(s): ARC 257 and ARC 362 and EGL 101 with a grade of C or higher. Note: Students cannot get credit for ARC 350 and 350W; ARC 350W can be used to fulfill the writing intensive requirement. Note: Offered at the discretion of the Architectural/Construction Management Department. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ARC 362 History of Western Architecture

A study of the development of building design from the Ancient Egyptians and Greeks throughout the major historical periods to the present. Emphasis is on the evolution of the forms derived from indigenous technologies of periods surveyed. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ARC 364 Site Design and Construction

This is an advanced course in the utilization of engineering and architectural principles from concept through the construction techniques of traditional and sustainable site development. Site planning techniques, municipal land development requirements, zoning regulations, soil stabilization techniques, erosion control parameters, stormwater management practices, and site construction details are applied to a site design project. Computer-aided programs in site design and survey data management will be introduced. Prerequisite(s): CON 162 and (ARC 131 or CON 121) Credits: 3 (2,2)

ARC 376 Architectural Design III

Continuation of Architectural Design II. Emphasis is placed on the urban and natural environment. The role of aesthetics, symbols, and the use of historical elements in the making of places, spaces and communicating meaning are explored. Topics include: building on Main Street, the making of an urban space and a cemetery or park design. Note: This course includes a required laboratory designed to provide extra time for the studio experience. Prerequisite(s): ARC 257 Credits: 4 (3,0,2)

ARC 399 Applied Research Topics

A program of applied research and independent study on topics a faculty member is currently working on. this course is meant to enrich the learning experience by introducing the student to methods and analysis in applied research. this is a fully faculty directed and supervised structured research experience. Applied research work will be presented in an appropriate form. Credits: 3 (1,0,6)

ARC 476 Architectural Design IV

Continuation of Architectural Design III. Emphasis is placed a project that integrates principles of architectural design and includes elements of building systems, structural and site design, zoning and building codes, etc. on an actual site in the area. Students will present their final project to invited architects at the end of the semester. Note: This course includes a required laboratory designed to provide extra time for the studio experience. Prerequisite(s): ARC 376 Credits: 4 (3,0,2)

ARC 486 Architectural Design V

This architectural design course integrates several architectural and engineering design philosophies and methodologies into a comprehensive studio project. This course introduces very little new material; rather it is to synthesize knowledge learned in the following areas of design and analysis: architectural, structure, construction, site, energy (mechanical/electrical) and building systems and cost estimating. This multidisciplinary project uses a student design team approach. Note: This course includes a required laboratory designed to provide extra time for the studio experience. Prerequisite(s): ARC 282 and ARC 476 Credits: 4 (3,0,2)

ART HISTORY

ART 123 Art History

An analysis of the social, physical and psychological influences affecting the artist during various historical periods through the present. Emphasis is on the interrelationship between the changing purposes of art and variations in the meaning and form of artistic expression. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ART 200 History of Graphic Design

Graphic design has great power and has both reflected and influenced our society and culture throughout history. This course identifies the key movements within the history of graphic design from the Graphic Renaissance throughout today and highlights how these movements have mirrored and changed the course of our society and the field of graphic design. Lectures, images and texts will be used in of each of the following periods: Graphic Renaissance, the Industrial Revolution, Mid-Century Modernism, Late-Modernism Post-Modernism and the Digital Age. Prerequisite(s): EGL 101 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ART 201 Survey of Art History: Prehistoric Times through The Middle Ages

A survey of the history of the visual arts from their beginnings in prehistoric times to the end of the Middle Ages. Works of art are studied both as monuments of intrinsic aesthetic value and as expressions of the needs, ideals, and aspirations of the societies in which they were created. Prerequisite(s): EGL 101 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ART 202 Survey of Art History: Early Renaissance to the Present

A survey of the history of the visual arts from the Early Renaissance to the Present. Works of art are studied both as monuments of intrinsic aesthetic value and as expressions of the needs, ideals, and aspirations of the societies in which they were created. Prerequisite(s): EGL 101 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ART 203 History of Interaction Design

The foundations of interaction design preceded the invention and use of the first computers and have evolved with the constant changes in technology. From punch cards to voice recognition, from the earliest computers to the mobile platforms of today, the need for a formal definition and definitive history of Interaction Design has increased as quickly as the technology has changed. This class will provide an over view of the history of the relationship between human beings and the tools and technology they use. The evolution of the computer and other digital devices will be explored with the emphasis on the events that lead to the formalization of Interaction Design into a vibrant and growing discipline. Prerequisite(s): EGL 101 Credits: 3 (2,2)

ART 242 Italian Renaissance Art

This course is designed to introduce students to Ancient through Baroque art found in Italy. Students will be required to meet on campus prior to departing for Europe to study the great masterpieces of the Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods of art found in their original contexts throughout Italy. Works of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Illuminated Manuscripts and other applied arts will be studied as they relate to the periods in which they were created. Prerequisite(s): EGL 101 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ART 244 Visual Studies and Studio in Northern

This course is designed to introduce students to Medieval through 19th century European art found in the countries of France, Belgium and Holland. The class will meet four times on campus prior to departing for Europe to study the great masterpieces of the Gothic Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Neo Classical, Romantic, Realistic and Impressionist and Post-Impressionist periods of art found in their original contexts throughout Europe. The Great institutions to be visited may include: the Louvre, the Rijks Museum and Hague to name a few. Prerequisite(s): EGL 101 and VIS 101 or VIS 110 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ART 245 Visual Art Studies and Studio in Greece

This course will introduce the Ancient through Byzantine periods of art as they occurred in Greece. Students will study the art and the history surrounding the art's creation during three lectures on the campus of Farmingdale State. This will occur before departing to Europe to visit the country of Greece to study the original art first hand over the period of two weeks. In Europe, students will explore the Aegean, Classical, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine art styles by studying works of architecture, sculpture, painting, illuminated manuscripts, archaeological and other applied arts in the context of churches, archaeological sites and art museums. Mythology and Homeric literature will be introduced in order to gain an insight into the cultural foundations of Western Art and Civilization. Students will be assigned a term paper based on specific works studied, and will also be expected to maintain a journal including notes, drawings and other entries related to their experience abroad. Prerequisite(s): EGL 101 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ART 301 Arts in the Twentieth Century

An analysis of the development of music, art, film, theater, dance, architecture, and design through the nine decades of the twentieth century. Field trips to various cultural events and extensive use of audio-visual materials are included. Prerequisite(s): EGL 102 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ART 302 Art History: Survey of American Art

A survey of the development of painting, sculpture, and architecture in the United States from the early colonial period to the present. Lectures, supplemented by slides and textbook illustrations, will provide the basis for an analysis of the "schools" styles, and influences that determined and are affecting the direction of American Art. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ART 303 MesoAmerican Art History

This course is designed to expose students to the art, culture and history of Mexico and Central America from the first peoples of the Americas to the Spanish Conquest, Colonial Period, Revolution, Modern and contemporary eras. The class will introduce the student to visual works of art including sculpture, painting, architecture and other applied arts. The course begins with prehistoric art of the Clovis peoples of the American Southwest and concludes with the contemporary era. The class covers Clovis, Olmec, Maya, Zapotec, Mixtec, Aztec, Mexican and Guatemalan art and touches on significant imported Spanish influences. The history, mythologies, politics, religions, and philosophical thought of the periods are introduced in order to provide a context for the visual art. Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVIATION

AVN 100 General Aeronautics

This course provides introductory orientation and practical information essential to the career progression of both pilots and aviation administrators. Topics include: attributes of an aviation professional; aircraft design, components, performance, operation, maintenance and safety with human factors emphasis. Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 101 Aviation Industry: A History Perspective

This course is a basic survey of the aviation industry viewed from a historical perspective. Topics covered will range from the early days of aviation to the present. The course will also examine the chronology of aviation laws and regulations and how they have changed from aviation beginnings in the United States to present day. At the conclusion of this course, the student will have a comprehensive knowledge of the U.S. air transportation industry and will understand its significant social/economic impact upon the nation and the world. Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 104 Private Pilot Ground

Private Pilot-Ground Training will enable the student to meet the prerequisite(s) specified in 14 CFR Part 61.105 as well as 14 CFR Part 141 Appendix B, as appropriate. Selected subject areas will include airplane systems, aerodynamic principles, flight environment, communication and flight information, meteorology for pilots, FAA Regulations, National Airspace System, NTSB, AC’s, interpretation of weather data, aircraft performance, radio and visual navigation, human factors, flight safety, and cross country flight planning. A grade will be issued upon taking the FAA “Knowledge Examination” necessary for the Private Pilot certificate. Prerequisite(s): FAA Student Pilot Certificate Credits: 3 (3,0,1)

AVN 105 Private Pilot Flight To Solo

Private Pilot Flight to Solo will enable the student to meet some of the prerequisite(s) specified in 14 CFR Part 61.109 or 14 CFR Part 141 Appendix B, as appropriate. During this course, the student obtains the foundations for all future aviation training. The student becomes familiar with the training airplane and learns how the airplane controls are used to establish and maintain specific flight attitudes and ground tracks. At the conclusion of the course, the student demonstrates proficiency in basic flight maneuvers and the student pilot will have successfully completed no less than three (3) takeoffs and full stop landings in the traffic pattern as Pilot-in-Command. Students must have a FAA Student Pilot Certificate/FAA 3rd Class or higher Medical Certificate. Aero fees will be charged. Note: FAA minimum hours approved are 35 total hours for AVN 105 & 106. Prerequisite(s): FAA Student Pilot Certificate and AVN 104 Credits: 1 (0,0,4)

AVN 106 Private Pilot Flight To Certificate

Private Pilot Flight training will enable the student to meet the prerequisite(s) specified in 14 CFR Part 61.109 or 14 CFR Part 141 Appendix B, as appropriate. Private Pilot Flight to Certificate will enable the student to meet the requirements necessary to obtain a Private Pilot certificate. An enrolled student must demonstrate through oral examinations, practical tests, and appropriate records that he/she meets the knowledge, skill and experience requirements necessary to obtain a Private Pilot certificate with an airplane single-engine land rating. Selected subject areas will include engine starting, normal and crosswind taxiing, radio communications, normal takeoffs, power on and power off stalls, maneuvering during slow flight, traffic patterns, go around from a rejected landing, crosswind and normal landings, cross country flying, radio navigation, cockpit management, low level wind shear precautions, airport and runway marking and lighting, constant airspeed climbs and descents, stall spin awareness, and steep turns. Students must have a FAA Student Pilot Certificate/FAA 3rd Class or higher Medical Certificate. A grade will be issued upon taking the FAA Private Pilot practical exam. Aero fees will be charged. Note: FAA minimum hours approved are 35 total hours for AVN 105 & 106. Prerequisite(s): AVN 104 and AVN 105 with a grade of C or higher; FAA Student Pilot Certificate Credits: 1 (0,0,4)

AVN 110 Introduction to Flight

Introduction to Flight offers students with no prior flight time an opportunity to begin training in normal preflight, in-flight and post-flight procedures as provided by the SUNY Flight Line. The student is afforded 5 hours combined flight and simulator time and may then commence flight training for Private Pilot. Aero fees will be charged. Note: Flight courses must be completed within a year from the date a student registers. Within this time frame a student must either 1) Successfully complete the course and be issued a grade, OR 2) Withdraw from the course, due to the following extenuating circumstances: Active Military Obligations, Medical conditions requiring removal from active flight status for a duration of 60 consecutive days or more. If neither of the above occurs, a failing grade will be assigned. Credits: 2 (0,0,6)

AVN 112 Pilot Proficiency

Prior to beginning training at FSC students with prior flight experience of solo privileges or higher will be required to go through an evaluation. A grade and or transfer credit will be issued upon successful completion of the applicable requirements per ratings/certificates held. Course length is contingent upon student’s knowledge and skills. Aero Fees will be charged. Prerequisite(s): Prior flight experience of solo or higher Credits: 2 (1,3)

AVN 126 Aviation Security Management I

This course will introduce students to techniques and procedures necessary to maintain security in the aviation industry. Topics will include screening passengers and cargo, access control, Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) monitoring, Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) systems, X-ray systems, wanding, and other new developmental technologies. In this course, students will become familiar with the above security methods by using hands on techniques. Students will learn how to operate and maintain Explosive Trace Detection machines and X-Rays, properly screen passengers and monitor CCTV systems to prevent breaches in security. Prerequisite(s): AVN 101 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (1,6)

AVN 128 Unmanned Aerial Systems

The course provides students with a thorough understanding of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) history, applications, airframe types, sensors, payloads, and future developments. In-depth coverage of applicable FAA regulations and flight operations in the National Airspace will coincide with demonstrations of UAS usage. Prerequisite(s): None Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 201 Safety Ethics

This course emphasizes ethical decision making as it applies to Complex Systems, aviation and aerospace, nuclear power plant, civil and IT engineering and the medical field. These systems have an extremely narrow tolerance for error, often resulting in monumental impact on the public, the economy of the nation and human life. This course seeks to increase the awareness levels of ethical issue for industry professionals and to provide the necessary skills to effectively deal with such critical problem solving issues. Topics include complex systems ethical decision making, safety with human factors emphasis, applied ethics for members of complex systems, corporate culture and risk management theory, moral and values. Students cannot get credit for AVN 201 and 201W; AVN 201W can be used to fulfill the writing intensive requirement. Prerequisite(s): EGL 101 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 202 Aviation Meteorology

A basic course in Aviation Weather. Weather theory including differential heating, air mass development, wind frontal activity and systems, weather hazards, weather reporting and weather forecasting is covered. Charts which are studied include Surface Analysis and Weather Depiction Charts, Constant Pressure Charts, Composite Moisture Stability Charts. Prerequisite(s): AVN 104 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 208 Instrument Pilot Ground

Instrument Pilot Ground training will enable the student to meet the prerequisite(s) specified in 14 CFR Part 61.65(b), or 14 CFR Part 141 Appendix C, as appropriate. Selected subject areas will include Federal Aviation Regulations that apply to flight operations under IFR, appropriate information that applies to flight operations under IFR in the "Aeronautical Information Manual," Air Traffic Control system and procedures for instrument flight operations, IFR navigation and approaches by use of navigation systems, use of IFR enroute and instrument approach procedure charts, procurement and use of aviation weather reports and the elements of forecasting weather trends based on that information and personal observation of weather conditions, safe and efficient operation of aircraft under instrument flight rules and conditions, recognition of critical weather situations and wind shear avoidance, aeronautical decision making and judgment, and crew resource management, including crew communication and coordination. A grade will be issued upon taking the FAA "Knowledge Examination" necessary for the Instrument Pilot Rating. Prerequisite(s): AVN 104 and AVN 105 with a grade of C or higher FAA Private Pilot Knowledge Test (with a grade of 70 or better). Credits: 3 (3,1)

AVN 209 Instrument Pilot Flight

Instrument Pilot Flight training will enable the student to meet the prerequisite(s) specified in 14 CFR Part 61.65, or 14 CFR Part 141 Appendix C, as appropriate. Instrument Pilot Flight will enable the student to meet the requirements necessary to obtain an Instrument Rating. Selected subject areas will include airplane attitude control by reference to instruments, use of full and partial panel reference, accurate use of navigation systems by maintaining positional awareness, holding patterns, instrument approaches, and IFR cross country procedures. A grade will be issued upon taking the FAA Instrument Rating practical exam. Students must possess an FAA Private Pilot Certificate/FAA 3rd Class or higher Medical Certificate. Aero fees will be charged. Note: FAA minimum hours approved are 35 total hours for AVN 209. Prerequisite(s): AVN 106 with a grade of C or higher Corequisite(s): AVN 208 Credits: 1 (0,0,4)

AVN 211 Commercial Pilot Ground

Commercial Pilot Ground Training will enable the student to meet the prerequisite(s) specified in 14 CFR Part 61.125(b), or 14 CFR Part 141 Appendix D, as appropriate. Selected subject areas will include: accident reporting requirements of the National Transportation Safety Board, basic aerodynamics and the principles of flight, meteorology to include recognition of critical weather situations, wind shear recognition and avoidance, and the use of aeronautical weather reports and forecasts, safe and efficient operation of aircraft weight and balance computations, use of performance charts, significance and effects of exceeding aircraft performance limitations, use of aeronautical charts and a magnetic compass for pilotage and dead reckoning, use of air navigation facilities, aeronautical decision making and judgment, principles and functions of aircraft systems, maneuvers, procedures, and emergency operations appropriate to the aircraft, night high altitude operations, procedures for operating within the National Airspace System, and procedures for flight and ground training for lighter than air ratings. A grade will be issued upon taking the FAA “Knowledge Examination” necessary for the Commercial Pilot certificate. Prerequisite(s): AVN 106 and AVN 208 with a grade of C or higher; FAA Instrument Rating Knowledge Test (with a grade of 70 or better). Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 212 Commercial Pilot Flight

Commercial Pilot Flight training will enable the student to meet the prerequisite(s) specified in 14 CFR Part 61.129 or 14 CFR Part 141 Appendix D, as appropriate. Commercial Pilot Flight will enable the student to meet the requirements necessary to obtain a Commercial Pilot Certificate. Selected subject areas include accurate planning of VFR cross country flights, pilotage, dead reckoning, navigation systems, and commercial maneuvers as well as provide the skill necessary to safely fly a complex airplane. A grade will be issued upon taking the FAA Commercial Pilot practical exam. Students must possess a FAA 3rd Class or higher Medical Certificate. Aero Fees will be charged. Note: FAA minimum hours approved are 65 total hours for AVN 212. Prerequisite(s): AVN 209 with a grade of C or higher Corequisite(s): AVN 211 Credits: 1 (0,0,4)

AVN 230 Airline Management

This course will give the students an integrated study of airline operations and functions. Domestic and international regulation of air carries and the industry's changing structure due to alliances and globalization are addressed. Topics include the annual profit plan, uniform system of accounts and reports, demand analysis, scheduling, the theory of pricing, fleet planning, facilities planning, airline financing, airline economics, airline marketing and pricing, computer reservation and revenue management systems, fleet planning and scheduling, aircraft maintenance aircraft finance, labor relations, organizational structure, and strategic planning. Prerequisite(s): AVN 101 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 270 Introduction to Airports Management

An introductory course, which provides foundational information and strategic concepts about the air transport/ airport system. Topics include: Overview of Air Transport/ Airport system, Department of Transportation/Federal Aviation Administration, Intro to Airports/Management, Organizational Development, Management Roles and Theories, Motivational and Communications Principles/Processes. Prerequisite(s): AVN 101 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 271 Airport Capacity/Delay/Airspace Environment

This course covers the following topics: Airport Capacity and Delay, Technological and Weather Solutions, Air Traffic Control, U.S. Airspace, Air Navigation and Navigational Aids Runway Lighting Systems, FAA FAR Part 77, Environmental Regulations and Airport Noise, Land Use Compatibility. Prerequisite(s): AVN 101 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 280 Introduction to Air Cargo Operations

The course introduces the student to the growing, technical and multi-faceted air cargo industry. The student will understand the role that air cargo has played in the development of the air carrier industry, contractual and legally binding regulations, and national and international trade. A visit to off-campus air cargo facilities will compliment classroom discussions, lectures and videos. Prerequisite(s): AVN 101 with a grade of C or higher or CRJ 100 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 281 Air Cargo Government and Industry Regulations

This course exposes the student to the study and process of regulations of the Air Cargo Industry. It includes a study of and compliance with government and air carrier regulations; with practical applications of the specialized manuals and penalties of non-compliance. It includes the influence that organizations such as ICACO and IATA have on the Air Cargo industry. Prerequisite(s): AVN 101 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 291 Air Cargo Cooperative Experience

This Cooperative Experience or Internship is an elective for second year Aviation Administration students. The course will provide employer/student designed internship experience. The student will acquire work skills and cooperative attitudes that will complement and enhance the academic competencies learned during the prior year. Credits: 3 (0,10 to 12)

AVN 300 Government in Aviation

This course expands and focuses on many of the regulatory subjects in AVN 101 (Aviation History). It is a study of the constitutional, legislative, executive and judicial control of aviation from the local, state, federal and international perspective. This course forms the foundation for AVN 400 Aviation Law. Prerequisite(s): AVN 101 with a grade of C or better or CRJ 100 (3,0) Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 309 Certified Flight Instructor- Ground

This course will allow students to meet the requirements as specified by 14 CFR Part 61.185 or 14 CFR Part 141 Appendix F, as appropriate, and will allow students to meet the requirements necessary to complete the Certified Flight Instructor Written Exams: Fundamentals of Instruction (FOI), Certified Flight Instructor Airplane (FIA), and the Certified Flight Instructor Instrument Written Exam (CFII). Selected subject areas will include applicable Federal Aviation Regulations of this chapter that relate to Certified Flight Instructor pilot privileges, limitations, and flight operations, the fundamentals of instructing, including: the learning process; elements of effective teaching; student evaluation and testing; course development; lesson planning; and classroom training techniques. Also included are the aeronautical knowledge areas for a recreational, private, and commercial pilot certificate applicable to the aircraft category for which flight instructor privileges are sought. A grade will be issued based on the completion of the following written exams: the student will either take the FAA “Knowledge Examinations” (Written Exams) necessary for the Certified Flight Instructor Certificate; Fundamentals of Instructing (FOI), Flight Instructor Airplane (FIA), and the Flight Instructor Instrument Written Exam (FII) or the FAA “Knowledge Examinations” (Written Exams) necessary for the Advanced Ground Instructor Certificate; Fundamentals of Instructing (FOI), Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI), and the Instrument Ground Instructor (IGI). Prerequisite(s): AVN 211 and AVN 209 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 310 Certified Flight Instructor-Flight

This course will allow students to meet the requirements as specified by 14 CFR Part 61.187 or 14 CFR Part 141 Appendix F, as appropriate, and will allow students to meet the requirements necessary to complete the Certified Flight Instructor Airplane Practical Exam. Selected subject areas will include applicable Federal Aviation Regulations of this chapter that relate to Certified Flight Instructor pilot privileges, limitations, and flight operations, the fundamentals of instructing, including: The learning process; elements of effective teaching; student evaluation and testing; course development; lesson planning; and classroom training techniques. Also included are practical flight training modules necessary to gain the required aeronautical experience and proficiency applicable to recreational, private, and commercial pilot certificates appropriate to the aircraft category/class for which flight instructor privileges are sought. A grade will be issued upon taking the FAA Certified Flight Instructor Certificate. Students must possess an FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument Privileges/FAA 3rd Class or higher Medical Certificate. Aero Fees will be charged. Prerequisite(s): AVN 212 with a grade of C or higher Corequisite(s): AVN 309 Credits: 1 (0,0,4)

AVN 320 Air Carrier Flight Operations

A study of the operational considerations and procedures of air carrier flight operations. Flight Operations conducted under 14CFR121 (Part121 air carriers) are highlighted. Also included are 14CFR135 (Part135) Air Carriers, supplemental air carriers and Operators of Large Aircraft flight operations. Prerequisite(s): AVN 208 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 321 Physiology of Flight

Operational and lifestyle considerations and consequences arising from physiological factors will be introduced, with an emphasis on the atmosphere and high-altitude flight (Hyperbarism). General fundamentals of anatomy and psychology will be reviewed to impart career-prolonging health maintenance and stress reduction techniques. Subtle yet critical aviation issues such as situational awareness and crew resource management will be explored. Prerequisite (s): AVN 202 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 322 Advanced Aircraft Systems

This course exposes the student to the advanced aircraft systems commonly found in air carrier aircraft. Included are Electrical Systems, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Flight Controls, Landing Gear Systems, Auto-Pilots and Cockpit Automation, Master Warning and Caution Annunciation Systems. At the conclusion of this course, the student should have a good level of operational understanding of these systems. Prerequisite(s): AVN 211 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 323 Air Carrier Flight Planning

This course exposes the student to the area of flight planning for the major carrier's operations. The main area of study will include the following subjects: High Altitude Aviation Meteorology, Transport Category Aircraft weight and balance, Take-off, En-route and Landing Performance and Emergency Procedures. Advanced Flight Planning, Jet Route Structure. Jeppesen IFR High Altitude En-route Charts. NOS and Jeppesen IFR Approach Plates and Published Minimums; U.S. Air Traffic Control Systems/Airspace; Airline Positive Operational Control Concepts; Federal Aviation Regulations Part 121/1199/135; Airline Communications Systems- Secal/ARINC/ACARS/Satcom Captain/Dispatcher Joint Authority/Decision Making. Prerequisite(s): AVN 322 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 330 Airline Marketing

This course examines the principles of marketing used by the major U.S. airlines and how they are applied for long term financial success in the industry. There will be an initial review of the structure of the air transport market and the industry marketing environment. This will be followed by a detailed study examining the airline business and marketing strategies, product design, pricing, revenue management, distribution channels, and selling and advertising policies. Prerequisite(s): AVN 101 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 370 Airport Financial Management

This course covers the following topics: Financial Management Managerial Accounting, Airport Fees, Rates, Charges, Airport Capital Development/Funding, Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Funding, Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Funding. Prerequisite(s): AVN 270 with a grade of C or higher. Corequisite(s): BUS 201 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 371 Airport Planning

This course covers the following topics: Airport System Planning, National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS), Metropolitan Airport System Planning, State Airport System Planning, Airport Master Planning, Airport Layout Plans, Airport Design, Design of Other Landing Facilities, Industrial Park Design, Terminal Planning/ Design/ Operation, Other Terminal Area Buildings, Americans with Disability Act Access. Prerequisite(s): AVN 270 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 380 Air Cargo Sales Management

The students will be introduced to the topic through a variety of pedagogical methods that will include lectures, hands-on use of the most prominent manuals, regulations related to the industry, group discussions and videos. Prerequisite(s): AVN 280 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 381 Air Cargo Management Techniques

This course will provide students with an overview of the air cargo management in relation to leadership, safety, cost effectiveness, and problem solving. This course will cover various managerial topics that pertain to air cargo operations, with a particular focus on identifying staffing needs, providing acceptable customer service, determining practical goals for maintaining service levels over an extended period of time. This course will also review IATA rules and regulations, and provide students with practical in-class exercises which will focus on developing operational flight schedules for an air cargo operator while maintaining the objective of remaining compliant with various human resources and labor regulations. Prerequisite(s): AVN 280 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 400 Aviation Law

Aviation Law develops the student's knowledge to the application level of learning by emphasis on real cases to demonstrate the legal, regulatory and government theory previously discussed in AVN 101and AVN 300. Emphasis will be on the FAA's roles in regulating aviation including the rule making process, certification of airmen, medical certification and enforcement. Prerequisite(s): AVN 300 or AVN 300W with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 401 Aviation Economics

This course covers the economic history of the air carrier industry from 1911 to the present. The details of airline deregulation prior to 1978 are discussed as is the transition from regulation to deregulation- 1978 to present and Marketing and financial practices as they exist today under deregulation. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156, AVN 270 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 404 Corporate and Business Aviation

Study of the flight operations, administration, maintenance and financial functions of a corporate flight department. The FBO and small airplane business will be discussed including applications in aerial photography and spraying, aircraft sales and financing. Prerequisite(s): AVN 300 or 300W Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 410 Commercial Multi-Engine Pilot Rating

This course prepares the Commercial Pilot with single-engine and instrument ratings to add multi-engine airplane privileges to his/her certificate. Commercial Pilot Flight training will enable the student to meet the prerequisite(s) specified in 14 CFR Part 61.63 or 14 CFR Part 141.57, as appropriate. Additionally, the student will gain practical experience applying the concepts of Crew Resource Management in the cockpit by utilizing a series of Flight Training Device sessions and defined flight training sessions. The student will be introduced to multi crew operations by applying newly acquired skills applicable to the multi crew environment such as Pilot Flying, Pilot Monitoring, advanced aircraft briefings, emergency and abnormal situations in various phases of flight, cockpit automation, Crew Resource Management to include crew communication and coordination, and Aeronautical decision making and judgment. Students must possess an FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate/FAA 3rd Class or higher Medical Certificate. Aero Fees will be charged. A grade will be issued upon taking the FAA Commercial Multi-Engine Practical Exam. Prerequisite(s): AVN 209 and AVN 212 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 1 (0,0,4)

AVN 411 Certified Flight Instructor Instrument

This course prepares the student with a CFI to acquire the Flight Instructor -Instrument rating. Training will consist of at least 20 hours flight and 15 hours ground instruction. Passing the FAA Flight Instructor-Instrument Airplane Knowledge test and the FAA flight test will complete the course. Aero fees will be charged. Prerequisite(s): AVN 310 with grade of a C or higher Credits: 2 (1,0,3)

AVN 412 Certified Flight Instructor-Multi-Engine

This course prepares the student with a CFI to acquire the Flight Instructor – Multi Engine Rating. Training will consist of at least 25 hours flight and 20 hours ground instruction. Passing the FAA Flight Instructor Multi Engine Knowledge test and the FAA flight test will complete the course. Aero fees will be charged. Prerequisite(s): AVN 310 and AVN 410 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 1 (0,0,4)

AVN 417 Homeland Security in Aviation

This course will expose the student to the importance of Homeland Security in the aviation industry and the important role each employee in the industry is charged with. Students will gain experience in identifying false travel documents and identifying suspicious air travelers. This course will focus on current national security threats in the aviation industry. Upon the successful completion of this course the students will meet the requirements of the initial and recurrent security training requirements mandated by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) under Title 49 CFR 1552. Prerequisite(s): AVN 300 or 300W with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 421 Gas Turbine Engines

An in-depth study of gas turbine engines as found in air carrier and high performance aircraft. Topics include the history of turbine development, jet propulsion, theory engine design and construction and control systems. FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating required. Prerequisite(s): AVN 321 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 422 Aerodynamics and Aircraft Performance

Advanced aerodynamic principles will be introduced following extensive review of fundamentals. Emphasis will be on practical design and performance considerations including mission, cost, and feasibility. This course will familiarize the student with the application of aeronautical principles and design practices. The course will focus steps in preliminary design of general aviation aircraft with emphasis on the iterative aspects of design. Prerequisite(s): AVN 211 with a grade of C or higher and PHY 136 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 423 Crew Resource Management

This course deals with flight-crew decision making. It includes, but is not limited to: optimum decision-making techniques; personality profiling; crew communication; high risk areas of a flight; maintaining situational and spatial awareness; crew discipline; and airline-level standard operating procedures. Prerequisite(s): Junior Advances Standing and Completion of an AVN 300W level course. Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 424 Advanced Avionics and Cockpit Automation

Introduction to modern cockpit avionics suites as found in corporate Jets and Transport Category aircrafts. Principles, operations and limitations of advanced avionics suites typically found in this category aircraft. Automation topics covered include automatic flight control and flight director systems, stability augmentation systems, power management systems, flight management systems and autoland/go around systems. Latest technology navigation systems topics including inertial navigation systems (INS), inertial reference systems (IRS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS) including Local Area Augmentation Systems (LAAS) and Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS). Prerequisite (s): AVN-209 with C or higher and AVN-211 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 425 Safety of Flight

Safety of Flight is an essential course for students to understand the principles and regulatory practices of commercial aviation safety in the United States and worldwide community in the 21st century. It includes an examination of aircraft accidents, the respective roles of the FAA and NTSB, human factors in aviation safety, air traffic safety systems, and introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS). The student will obtain the necessary safety of flight knowledge to be able to effectively work in the aviation industry. At the completion of the course, students will be able to assess contemporary issues in safety of flight and demonstrate understanding of aviation safety and human factors. Prerequisite(s): AVN 209 with a grade of C or higher and AVN 211 with grade of a C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 432 Aviation Insurance

This course covers the basic foundations of Aviation Insurance and Risk Management. Topics to be covered include hull and liability coverage, subrogation and the insurer's interests after covering a loss, underwriting and claims management. This course helps students to explain the various types of insurance coverage found in aviation such as, hangar keepers, employers, pilots, airlines and airport operators. Prerequisite(s): AVN 400 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 440 Commuter Turboprop Training

This course exposes the student to an actual air carrier transport aircraft initial training ground school. The course will examine all of the specific aircraft and engine systems for this airplane and will be conducted so as to simulate the intensity of an airline training course. All major systems and subsystems of the aircraft as well as its limitation and normal and emergency operating procedures will be covered in detail. At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to pass an airline style written and oral exam on the aircraft. Prerequisite(s): AVN 322 and AVN 421 Corequisite(s): AVN 424 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 443 Specialty Flying

Specialty flying is a vital area in General Aviation although it does not attract the attention that airline and military flying do. This course will deal with Agricultural Aviation; Bush Flying using float, large wheel and ski equipped aircraft. Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 447 Capstone Professional Pilot Seminar

The Capstone Pro Pilot Seminar will be the culminating Upper Division experience in flight education for the Professional Pilot program. The seminar will require students to examine key aviation concepts presented in the Pro Pilot track and connect key learning objectives associated with these concepts to the skills necessary for success in the aviation industry as a pilot. Selected subject areas will include but not be limited to aviation safety, aviation law, crew resource management, safety ethics, physiology of flight, and aviation meteorology and how these relate to the requirements to be a certificated instrument-rated commercial pilot and fly as a certified flight instructor or a multiengine airplane pilot. Students will be required to complete comprehensive case studies of aviation accidents, present results to the seminar participants and lead the case discussion. A Capstone mentorship flight or simulator event summarizing the key course concepts will be included as part of the course (flight fees as applicable). Prerequisite(s): AVN 209 with C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,1)

AVN 470 Airport Operations

This course covers the following topics: Airport Operations and FAA FAR Part 139, FAR Part 139, Airport Self Inspection, Pavement Surfaces, Movement and Safety Areas, Airfield Lighting and Pavement Marking, Snow and Ice Control, Snow Removal Equipment, Airport Condition Reporting, Ground Vehicles, Public Protection, Wildlife Hazard Management, Airport Emergency Plan and Response, Airport Air Carrier Security. Prerequisite(s): AVN 270 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 471 Aviation Administration Seminar

This seminar is the capstone course for students majoring in Aviation Administration. It is designed to integrate all the topics that students have learned during their courses of study. The class will include practical preparation for a career in aviation, and students will have opportunities during the semester to participate in industry visits/observations in order to get a better understanding of future job options and placement. The students’ main focus during the semester will be a detailed research project which will allow them to demonstrate what they have learned throughout the program. The research project will culminate in a formal presentation of results to members of the university community and also representatives from industry. Prerequisite(s): AVN 470 or AVN 480 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 480 Air Cargo Operations-Advanced

The course will expand upon the introductory concepts learned in AVN 280. Students will be exposed to various in-class exercises that will address the importance of identifying the variables involved in the flow of typical air cargo operations. Students will gain expertise in "troubleshooting" and solving problematic situations such as flight delay due to mechanical and/or weather; late delivery of high priced cargo products; emergency response to live animal and/or perishable equipment; damage to aircraft and/or cargo ULDs or other equipment; and employee injury. The real world applications of Quality Work Programs (QWP) and current advances in air cargo automation and/or computer controlled processes will be explored. Communication skills in air cargo operations management will also be stressed. Prerequisite(s): AVN 280 Credits: 3 (3,0)

AVN 490 Aviation Internship

This course is designed to give students the opportunity to earn elective credit for acquiring hands-on industry experience. Prior work site approval by the Aviation Department is required before enrolling in this course. Prerequisite(s): Completion of 30 credits with an overall GPA of 2.5. Credits: 3 (1,0,6)

COMPUTER SYSTEMS

BCS 101 Programming Concepts and Problem Solving

This course will provide an introduction to programming logic and problem solving techniques using different programming languages. The topics covered in this course will provide the skills needed to learn languages such as Visual Basic, C+ + and JAVA. Topics include such items as constants and variables, data types, scope of variables, basic logic constructs, subroutines and functions. Students who have completed BCS 120 or equivalent cannot take BCS 101. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 102 Computer Concepts and Applications

This is an introductory course in the use of personal computers in today's society. Students will receive instruction in basic computer concepts and terminology, the fundamentals of the Windows operating system and have hands on experience at the beginning to intermediate level using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The Internet will be used to supplement textbook and lecture materials. Computer Systems students cannot use BCS 102 to meet a BCS Elective requirement. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 110 Introductory Special Topics in Computer Programming and Information Systems

This course will cover introductory topics that are not covered in the regular curriculum. Topics may vary from semester to semester and reflects the interests and needs of students, faculty and industry. Permission of Department Chair is required. Prerequisite(s): Permission of Department Chair (3,0) Credits:3 (3,0)

BCS 111 Introductory Special Topics in Computer Programming and Information Systems

This course will cover introductory topics that are not covered in the regular curriculum. Topics may vary from semester to semester and reflects the interests and needs of students, faculty and industry. Permission of Department Chair is required. Prerequisite(s): Permission of Department Chair Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 112 Introductory Special Topics in Computer Programming and Information Systems

This course will cover introductory topics that are not covered in the regular curriculum. Topics may vary from semester to semester and reflects the interests and needs of students, faculty and industry. Permission of Department Chair is required. Prerequisite(s): Permission of Department Chair Credits:3 (3,0)

BCS 113 Introductory Special Topics in Computer Programming and Information Systems

This course will cover introductory topics that are not covered in the regular curriculum. Topics may vary from semester to semester and reflects the interests and needs of students, faculty and industry. Permission of Department Chair is required. Prerequisite(s): Permission of Department Chair Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 114 Introductory Special Topics in Computer Programming and Information Systems

This course will cover introductory topics that are not covered in the regular curriculum. Topics may vary from semester to semester and reflects the interests and needs of students, faculty and industry. Permission of Department Chair is required. Prerequisite(s): Permission of Department Chair Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 120 Foundations of Computer Programming I

This course introduces the C++ Programming Language as a means of developing structured programs. Students will be taught to develop algorithms using top-down stepwise refinement. Students will be introduced to the concept of Object Oriented programming. In addition, students will get a thorough exposure to C++ syntax and debugging techniques. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 130 Website Development I

In this course, students will use both HTML and CSS to modify the appearance of Web page content and layout. Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is a standardized code used to format web pages. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation of a document written in a markup language, such as HTML. In addition, students will learn the principles of Responsive Web Design to create an optimal viewing experience irrespective of the device used to display the Web page. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 160 Computers, Society and Technology

This is an introductory course that provides students with the knowledge to stay current and informed in a technology-oriented, global society. Students will receive instruction in basic computer concepts and terminology, the fundamentals of the Windows operating system and have hands-on experience at the beginning to intermediate level using Microsoft Excel and Access. The Internet will be used to supplement textbook and lecture materials. Note: Students taking this course may not receive credit for BCS 102 or 202. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 208 Introduction to Networks

This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IPv4 and IPv6 addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LAN’s, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. The laboratory component of this course will give the students hands-on experience configuring equipment needed to build a LAN. Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing Credits: 3 (2,2)

BCS 209 Routing and Switching Essentials

This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. The laboratory component of this course will give the students hands-on experience configuring routers, switches and basic WAN connectivity. Prerequisite(s): BCS 208 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (2,3)

BCS 215 UNIX Operating Systems

This course develops the fundamental knowledge of computer operating systems using UNIX. Topics include basic understanding of the UNIX system, utilizing the file system, programming language and security system. BCS 120 may be taken as a Prerequisite or Corequisite. Prerequisite(s): BCS 120 Corequisite(s): BCS 120 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 230 Foundations of Computer Programming II

This course expands the knowledge and skills of Foundations of Computer Programming I. Among the topics covered are: arrays, pointers, strings, classes, data abstraction, inheritance, composition and overloading. Prerequisite(s): BCS 120 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 232 Electronic Commerce

This cross-listed business management and business computer systems course covers electronic commerce (EC) foundations, retailing methodologies, and marketing research. Focus will be on the various forms, strategies, and implementations of EC including business-to-business (B2B), business-to-consumer (B2C), and consumer-to-consumer (C2C). Also covered will be social networking, electronic payment systems, and public policy issues including privacy and intellectual property matters as well as recent information technology advancements. Students completing BCS 232 may not receive credit for BUS 232. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 and BCS 101 or BCS 102 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 235 JavaScript and jQuery

This course introduces students to JavaScript and jQuery. Students will learn how to write their own scripts in JavaScript, learn jQuery syntax, and use the jQuery and jQuery UI libraries. Students will learn how to devise jQuery and jQuery UI scripting techniques such as effects, animation, tabbed panels, menus, accordions, content sliders, drag and drop, tooltips, date pickers, custom tooltips, dialogs and portlets, and interactive image sliders and carousels. Students who have taken BCS 250 cannot receive credit for this course. Prerequisite(s): BCS 130 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 240 Website Development II

In this course, students will learn how to create websites that deliver a seamless experience across a diverse range of desktop, mobile, and handheld devices. In addition, students will learn how to perform forms validation, create navigation and menuing systems, build responsive layouts with flexible content, code media queries, and create and modify template and child pages. Students will use CSS 3 and a Content Management System to create user interfaces with toolbars, animations, buttons, forms, lists, events, and themes. Prerequisite(s): BCS 130 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 255 Operating Systems

This course develops the fundamental knowledge of computer operating systems. Topics included in this study are types of operating systems, facilities and features of the different systems and user techniques. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 260 Introduction to Database Systems

This course provides the fundamental knowledge of database concepts. Topics studied will include the history and advantages of database systems, and the process of database design including entity-relationship diagrams and database normalization. Students will have hands-on experience using SQL (Structured Query Language). Prerequisite(s): BCS 120 and BCS 160 all with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 262 Data Communications

This course is an introduction to the concepts and applications of computer networking and its role in the business world today. Topics include: history of networking and applications, voice and data communications, hardware, transmission, network topologies, network analysis, the OSI model, design, implementation and management issues. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 300 Management Information Systems

Managers have increasing responsibility for determining their information system needs and for designing and implementing information systems that support these needs. Management information systems integrate, for purposes of information requirements, the accounting, finance, and operations management functions of an organization. This course will examine the various levels and types of software and information systems required by an organization to integrate these functions. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 or BUS 111 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 301 Systems Analysis and Design

This course explores the major issues in the analysis and design of a system, including methods of data collection, information requirements analysis, and the analysis process are discussed. Emphasis is placed on the importance of the user in the design process and focuses on approaches that improve the successful implementation of a computer system. Topics include general systems theory, Systems Development Life Cycle, data flow diagrams, data dictionary, hardware and software evaluation, feasibility analysis, CASE tools and prototyping. Students are required to demonstrate their skill in using project management and diagramming application software. Note: Credit cannot be given for both BCS 265 and BCS 301. Prerequisite(s): BCS 120 with a grade of C or higher and Junior Level Status. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 302 Systems Analysis and Design II

This is an advanced course in Systems Analysis and Design. Students will utilize the tools covered in BCS 301 to analyze system designs. Topics covered in the design phase will include input, output, and database and user interface design. A CASE Tool and/or other rapid application development tools will be used to create the interfaces. Additional topics in the implementation and maintenance phases will include testing, implementation and maintenance. Object-oriented systems and UML will also be covered. Students will analyze and prepare various case projects and will present and document their results. Prerequisite(s): BCS 301 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 303 XML

Students will be introduced to the basic intermediate concepts of XML, the Extensible Markup Language. Students will learn how to create the XML document, work with name- spaces, Document Type Definitions, and XML schemas. In addition, students will also use the advanced features of XML, such as XPath and the XSLT stylesheet language to transform XML documents. Prerequisite(s): BCS 130 and BCS 120 all with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 305 Data Visualization

Data visualization describes any effort to help people understand the significance of data by placing it in a visual context. Patterns, trends and correlations that might go undetected in text-based or spreadsheet data are recognized using data visualization software. In this course, students will use data visualization software to display data using infographics, dials and gauges, geographic maps, spark lines, and heat maps, as well as creating detailed bar, pie, and fever charts. These maps and charts will include interactive capabilities, enabling users to manipulate the data or drill into the data for querying and analysis. Prerequisite(s): BCS 300 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 311 Local Area Networks and Server Administration

This course will provide an introduction to local area networking concepts. These ideas will be explored in conjunction with an introduction to the concepts and tools necessary to implement, administer and troubleshoot the Microsoft Windows network. Hands-on experience will be used in the presentation of system administration tools. Prerequisite(s): BCS 262 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 315 UNIX Operating Systems II

This course further develops the knowledge of UNIX with an emphasis on the practice skills required to deploy and administer modern Unix and Linux systems. Topics include selecting and installing operating systems, adding users, virtualization, and the configuration and management of storage, networks and servers. Particular stress is paid system administration practices that foster the creation and maintenance of scalable and secure systems. Prerequisite(s): BCS 215 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 316 PERL Programming

This course provides an introduction to programming in the Perl language. Students will learn the Pearl syntax, the basics of using regular expressions, how to use Pearl data types, and how to access and manipulate files. Students are also introduced to database connectivity and debugging techniques. Prerequisite(s): BCS 215 and BCS 230 all with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 317 Enterprise Resource Planning

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is an organizational and information systems approach that integrates planning, customer relationship management, decision making, master scheduling, material requirements planning, marketing, forecasting, sales, finance, electronic commerce, and human resources. The course will include lectures and extensive use of supporting ERP software. Note: Students who have previously completed IND 313 cannot receive credit for BUS/ BCS 313. Students completing this course cannot receive credit for BUS 317. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 318 Virtualization and Cloud Computing

This course explores installation, configuration, and management of VMware® vSphere™, which consists of VMware ESXi/ESX™ and VMware vCenter™Server. In addition, use of Virtualization Servers with Storage Area Networks and Network Attached Storage Technologies will be discussed. This advanced course prepares the student to understand OS virtualization, Storage Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Prerequisite(s): BCS 215 and BCS 262 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 320 Scaling Networks

This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a larger and more complex network. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network. Note: Students who have completed BCS 330 or BCS 335 may not receive credit for BCS 320. Prerequisite(s): BCS 209 with a C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 321 Connecting Networks

This course discusses the Wide Area Network (WAN) technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network. Note: Students who have completed BCS 330 or BCS 335 may not receive credit for BCS 321. Prerequisite(s): BCS 209 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 332 Fundamentals of Assembly Language Programming

This course provides an introduction to assembly language programming. Concepts discussed include basic computer organization and architecture, instruction set design, the call stack, data representation, addressing, and I/O. A number of programming assignments give students the opportunity to practice assembly language on one or more architectures chosen by the instructor. Prerequisite(s): BCS 230 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 340 Introduction to Algorithms

This course provides an introduction to efficient solutions for a variety of algorithmic problems commonly encountered in application programming. Problems are discussed and students are guided through the discovery of progressively more efficient solutions. Areas to be discussed may include trees, graphs, sorting, searching, and testing. Advanced techniques, including recursion, dynamic programming, greedy algorithms and parallel programming may be used to solve some of the problems. Small programming assignments will be required to illustrate an understanding of the details of the algorithms. Prerequisite(s): BCS 230 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 345 JAVA Programming

This course is designed for students with some experience with programming. The syntax of the Java programming language, object-oriented programming, creating graphical user interfaces (GUI), exceptions, file input/output (I/O), and how to create Java applications and applets will be covered. Prerequisite(s): BCS 230 with grade of a C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 350 Web Database Development

This advanced course prepares the student to use database management systems with web server software to develop and maintain the information content of a web site. Students in the course should have prior knowledge of programming and database management systems. Prerequisite(s): BCS 260 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 360 Programming in SQL

The second in a two course sequence applies the knowledge of BCS260 to administer and implement relational database systems. Topics covered may include: embedded SQL and other mixed language mechanisms; PL/SQL; advanced/optimized SQL queries; transaction management including concurrency and recovery; schema refinement; higher-level normal forms; integrity; security; and database administration. Prerequisite(s): BCS 230, BCS 260 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 370 Data Structures

This course will present sequential and linked representations of various built-in and abstract data structures including arrays, records, stacks, queues and trees. Algorithms will be developed relating to various sorting and searching techniques, merging and recursion. A high-level structured programming language, such as C, using both static and dynamic storage concepts, will be used in exploring and developing these algorithms. Prerequisite(s): BCS 230 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 372 Foundations of Theoretical Computer Science

Computer science theory has implications both for what problems programmers choose to solve and for how they solve them. This course introduces students who are familiar with the craft of programming to the underlying theory. Topics discussed include selections from automata theory, computability theory, and complexity theory. Prerequisite(s): BCS 230, MTH 30 and Junior or Senior Status Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 375 Legal and Ethical Issues in Database and System Administration

In response to privacy concerns and the growth of big data, governments have instituted legal restrictions on access to and on storage of certain forms of data, for example health records. This course explores ethical and legal issues relating to computers, with a particular emphasis on the ethical and legal obligations of system administrators and others with extraordinary access to personal data stored on computers. Prerequisite(s): BCS 215, EGL 102 and Junior Status Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 378 Information Security

This course introduces students to the principles and practices of computer and network security. Topics covered include fundamental concepts and principles of computer security, basic cryptography, public key infrastructure, authentication and access control, threats and vulnerabilities, intrusion detection/prevention systems and network security, operating system security, software and data security, web security, and managerial and ethical issues in computer security. Prerequisite(s): BCS 262 and BCS 230 all with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 380 Advanced Database Programming

This course will provide a detailed examination of a relational database management system and its procedural language such as Oracle and PL/SQL or SQL Server and T-SQL. General programming concepts such as conditional and iterative control, error handling and built-in exceptions will be discussed. Covered in more detail will be topics such as cursors, triggers, and the stored functions, procedures and packages. These topics will then be explored through laboratory assignments using a RDBMS such as Oracle or SQL server. Prerequisite(s): BCS 360 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 390 Database Administration and Security

This course provides the knowledge necessary to handle database administration and database security. Topics studied may include installation and configuration of a database, managing and securing user resources and privileges, data integrity, networking, optimization, and backup and recovery. Hands-on activities with a major commercial DBMS will be assigned to complement the lectures and written work and to develop practical skills. Prerequisite(s): BCS 260 and BCS 215 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 405 IS Development Project Management

This course will cover Project Management tools and techniques for Systems Development projects. Students will learn Project Management, Scope Management, Time Management, Cost Management, Quality Management, Human Resource Management and Communications Management all in the context of running successful information systems development and implementation projects. MS project will be used as a tool to managing all of these areas. Prerequisite(s): BCS 300 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 410 Computer Architecture

Computer Architecture is the study of hardware and software components of business information systems. Thorough understanding of the workings of the digital computer system is expected. Topics include: hardware components, the machine cycle, binary arithmetic, systems software, and assembly language. These topics are evaluated with respect to their impact on the development of business information systems. Two semesters of a programming language required. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of a programming language required with a grade of C or higher and BCS 262 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 413 Advanced Enterprise Resource Planning

This advanced-level Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) course includes high-level information technology coverage of Scheduling, Planning, MRP, Logistics, Warehousing, Procurement, Quality, Vendor Management, Cost Accounting, Forecasting, KPI, Supply Chain, and Customer Resource Management. Also covered are concepts and software applications pertaining to product design, development, manufacturing (production), marketing, sales, and field service. This course emphasizes proficiency in the skill sets typically required within industry practices. Prerequisite(s): BUS 300 or BCS 300 and (BUS 317 or BCS 317) Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 415 Operating System Internals and Design

This course will involve the study of the fundamentals of operating systems design and implementation. The concepts covered include process management, memory management, file systems, I/O system management, distributed systems, and security. Students will examine how these concepts are found in several current open-source operating systems, including Vista, UNIX and/or Linux. Prerequisite(s): BCS 215 and BCS 230 all with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 420 Client/Server Computing

Included in this course are a wide range of issues, methods, techniques and case examples for developing and managing client/server and distributed systems. These include client/ server development using (RAD) methodologies, transaction process monitors, types of aboveware and middleware, middleware standards (DCE,RPC and CORBA), managing client/server environments, software installation and distribution, electronic mail architectures in C/S products. Prerequisite(s): BCS 260 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 421 Android Mobile Application Development

This course provides an introduction to Android mobile application development. Techniques for designing the user interface will be discussed. The Android application lifecycle and issues related to battery life will be covered. Storing application data using a database will be explored. Students will receive hands-on experience using the Android mobile application development platform. Prerequisite(s): BCS 230 and BCS 345 with a C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 422 iOS Mobile Application Development

This course provides an introduction to iOS mobile application development for Apple devices. Students will be introduced to the Swift programming language. Emphasis will be placed on good programming practices, on object oriented techniques, and on using established design patterns for mobile applications. Students will receive hands-on experience using the Xcode development environment to build example apps. Basic instruction in Objective-C will provide students with the ability to read and reuse legacy iOS code. Prerequisite(s): BCS 345 or BCS 370 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 425 Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing

Business Intelligence is the transformation of data into actionable information. This information is used by businesses to drive high-level decision making. This course is concerned with extracting data from the information systems that deal with the day-to-day operations and transforming it into data that can be used for decision making. Students will learn how to design and create a data warehouse, and how to utilize the process of extracting, transforming, and loading (ETL) data into data warehouses. Students will design and construct dynamic reports using the data warehouse and multi-dimensional online analytical processing (OLAP) cubes as the data source. Prerequisite(s): BCS 260 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 426 C# Programming

This course is an introduction to the C# (“C-Sharp”) programming language for students with existing programming experience. The course covers the syntax of the C# programming language, .NET (“dot net”) infrastructure, creating graphical user interfaces, using databases, using web services, and multithreading. Students will be required to complete a number of practical programming assignments to solidify their knowledge of the language and its application. Prerequisite(s): BCS 345 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 427 Game Programming

This course provides an introduction to two-dimensional game programming. Students will learn how to draw and manage game objects. Techniques for adding sound to a game will be discussed. Creation of computer controlled game objects will also be covered. Students will receive hands-on experience with a current game development platform. Students will be expected to create their own two-dimensional game by the end of the course. Prerequisite(s): BCS 345 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 428 Large Software System Development

This course introduces students to the tools and processes used in software development for large systems. Through the use of open source projects, the students will explore the build environment, version control, and the testing tools used to produce code involving large numbers of programmers and product managers. Programming project management techniques, such as Agile, and best practices for programming will also be introduced and discussed. Prerequisite(s): BCS 345 and BCS 370 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 430W Senior Project (Writing Intensive)

The primary objective of this course is to give Computer Programming and Information Systems students an opportunity to integrate techniques and concepts acquired in their other courses. Elements will be drawn primarily from BCS301 (Systems Analysis and Design) and BCS260 (Database), in addition to other courses in the student's selected track of study. The course is experiential in nature i.e. the student will be required to produce results for use by real individuals and will be evaluated both on process and product. In addition to prerequisites, a second level programming course with a grade of C or better, and Senior level standing is required. This is a writing-intensive course. Note: Students cannot get credit for BSC 430 and 430W; BCS 430W can be used to fulfill the writing intensive requirement. Note: Offered at the discretion of the Computer Programming and Info Systems Department. Prerequisite(s): EGL 101, BCS 260, BCS 230 and BCS 301 all with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 440 CPIS Internship

In this course, the student works under the tutelage of a professional who serves as site supervisor in an organization that provides information services. The work done by the student is guided by learning objectives agreed to by the site supervisor, the faculty member and the student. Students are required to submit a written proposal, progress reports, and a final report on their experience to the client and to the department. The course offers an ideal opportunity to test theory in practice and to gain experience in a realistic information provision situation. The experience is expected to be mutually beneficial for the organization and student. Prerequisite(s): Junior Status and GPA >=3.0. Credits: 3 (1,0,6)

BCS 450 Special Topics in Computer Programming and Information Systems

Courses that range from 450-451 will cover topics not covered in the regular curriculum. Topics may vary from term to term and reflect the interests of students, faculty and industry. Topics may include wireless communications, rapid application development and other emerging technologies. Prerequisite(s): Permission of Department Chair Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 451 Special Topics

Courses that range from 450-451 will cover topics not covered in the regular curriculum. Topics may vary from term to term and reflect the interests of students, faculty and industry. Topics may include wireless communications, rapid application development and other emerging technologies. Prerequisite(s): Permission of Department Chair Credits: 3 (3,0)

BCS 460 Independent Study

This is an independent study course designed to offer the student experience in research of a specialized area of interest. The student will have an opportunity to work individually or with a group in designing, developing and presenting a research project. The topic must be approved by a faculty member. Students will be required to submit full documentation and present their final results. Prerequisite(s): Permission of Department Chair Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIOLOGY

BIO 120 General Biology

A survey of life from the standpoint of humans, including structural and behavioral evolution, functional characteristics, and relationship to the natural world. Recent developments in Biology are explored, including applications of DNA analysis and recombinant DNA technology. The laboratory exercises involve simple investigations of the life processes by utilizing basic research tools. A range of life forms are studied in the laboratory, with particular emphasis on animals ranging from planaria to preserved frogs. Note: BIO 120 is approved in the Natural Sciences General Education Competency Area and can serve as a lower-level laboratory science elective within the Liberal Arts. However it does not satisfy Bioscience Core requirements and cannot be used as a substitute for either BIO 130 or BIO 131. Note: The laboratory course, BIO 120L is a part of your grade for this course. Corequisite(s): BIO 120L Credits: 4 (3,2)

BIO 121 Health, Heredity, and Behavior

Health, Heredity, and Behavior is a 3 credit, non-lab course. It focuses on the most common and clinically significant diseases and conditions that afflict modern developed societies, first building a foundation of the basic anatomy and physiology necessary to understand the disorder, then exploring the experiences of the people afflicted. The inherited and lifestyle risks associated with disorder are discussed and strategies to reduce those risks are investigated. This course is appropriate for non-science majors. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 123 Human Body in Health and Disease

This course is an inquiry into the mechanism of diseases that plague human beings. A systemic approach is taken in which all the major systems of the human body and the significant diseases that affect those systems are studied. Emphasis is on failures of homeostasis as the basic mechanisms of disease. Included are discussions on available treatments and therapies, the impact of new technological developments, and maintaining health and avoiding disease. The laboratory component contains both traditional and computer-generated exercises, which illustrate the onset and development of a variety of diseases and pathological states. Note: BIO 123 is approved in the Natural Sciences General Education Competency Area and can serve as a lower-level laboratory science elective within the Liberal Arts. However it does not satisfy Bioscience Core requirements and cannot be used as a substitute for either BIO 130 or BIO 131. Note: The laboratory course, BIO 123L is a part of your grade for this course. Corequisite(s): BIO 123L Credits: 4 (3,2)

BIO 125 Principles of Nutrition

This course provides a basic background in the nature and biochemical function of essential and non-essential nutrients, the molecular basis of metabolism and nutrient requirements of living cells and organisms. The role of nutrients in gene expression, genetically modified foods and the role of diet in the treatment of diseases. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 130 Biological Principles I

This course deals with biological processes primarily at the molecular and cellular level, and develops the foundations of evolutionary and ecological concepts. There is a study of cell structure, and an examination of cellular composition and metabolic processes including enzyme activity, respiration, and photosynthesis. Principles of genetics are studied at the cellular and molecular level, with reference to current techniques in molecular biology. Evolutionary mechanisms are introduced and ecological concepts are presented as a unifying theme. Note: BIO 130 is the first course in the required two-semester introductory sequence in the Bioscience Curriculum Core. It is also approved in the Natural Sciences General Education Competency Area and can serve as a lower-level laboratory science elective within the Liberal Arts. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 130L is a part of your grade for this course. Corequisite(s): BIO 130L Credits: 4 (3,3)

BIO 131 Biological Principles II

This course deals with biological processes primarily at the organismal level, and examines the diversity of living things. The origins and adaptations of the Prokaryota, Protista, and Fungi are explored, with emphasis on their ecological roles, economic value, and medical significance. Plant life cycles are introduced, and plant structure, physiology, and utilization are studied. The evolution and adaptations of various animal phyla are presented, with a consideration of structure and function in each; organ systems are studied with emphasis on humans as representative vertebrates. Note: BIO 131 is the second course in the required two-semester introductory in the Bioscience Curriculum Core. It is also approved in the Natural Sciences General Education Competency Area and can serve as a lower-level laboratory science elective within the Liberal Arts. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 131L is a part of your grade for this course. Prerequisite(s): BIO 130 Corequisite(s): BIO 131L Credits: 4 (3,3)

BIO 135 Marine Science

Marine Science is designed to give the student an appreciation and understanding of the dynamics and interactions of the various components (biological, chemical, physical, geological) of the world's oceans. Habitats studied will range from near shore estuarine systems to deep ocean systems. Special consideration will be given to the human use and manipulation of the Long Island coastal zone. Laboratory sessions will include methodologies used in oceanographic sampling and analysis as well as exercises reinforcing lecture material. Field trips will also play an important part of the course work supporting lecture topics. Note: The laboratory course, BIO 135L is a part of your grade for this course. Corequisite(s): BIO 135L Credits: 4 (3,2)

BIO 166 Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology

This is a one semester integrated survey of human anatomy and physiology, covering the major physiological and morphological relationships of the human organ systems. The design of this course is appropriate preparation for Dental Hygiene, Medical Laboratory Technology, and certain other allied health professions, but it does not satisfy the requirements of the Nursing Curriculum. The major theme of the course is the integrative pathways and regulatory processes that maintain the homeostasis of the body. Note: BIO 166 does not satisfy the requirements of the Nursing Curriculum and cannot be used as a substitute for either BIO 170 or BIO 171. It is approved in the Natural Sciences General Education Competency Area and can serve as lower-level laboratory science elective within Liberal Arts. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 166L is a part of your grade for this course. Prerequisite(s): High School biology with a lab or BIO 120 or 123 or 130; High School or College chemistry recommended. Corequisite(s): BIO 166L Credits: 4 (3,2)

BIO 170 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

This is the first semester of a two-semester sequence in which human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach, with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. This sequence is appropriate preparation for nursing and other allied health professions. Topics included in Anatomy and Physiology I are: basic anatomical and directional terminology, fundamental concepts and principles of cell biology, histology, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Students may not receive credit for both BIO 170 and BIO 270. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 170L is a part of your grade for this course. Prerequisite(s): High School biology with a lab or BIO 120 or 123 or 130; High School or College chemistry recommended Corequisite(s): BIO 170L Credits: 4 (3,3)

BIO 171 Human Anatomy and Physiology II

This is the second semester of a two-semester sequence in which human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach, with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. This sequence is appropriate preparation for nursing and other allied health professions. Topics include Anatomy and Physiology II are: the endocrine system, the cardiovascular system, the lymphatic system and immunity, the respiratory system, the digestive system, metabolism, the urinary system, fluid/electrolyte and acid/base balance; and the reproductive systems. Note: students may not receive credit for both BIO 171 and BIO 271. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 171L is a part of your grade for this course. Prerequisite(s): BIO 170 Corequisite(s): BIO 171L Credits: 4 (3,3)

BIO 192 Botany

An introduction to the biology of plants and their ancestors. Topics include cell structure and function, cell chemistry, photosynthesis and cellular respiration. The tissues, roots, stems and leaves are studied covering such topics as conduction, absorption, translocation and reproduction. A phylogenetic comparison among plant groups and their ancestors is the underlying theme. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 192L is a part of your grade for this course. Attendance is the laboratory course is required. Corequisite(s): BIO 192L Credits: 4 (3,2)

BIO 193 Zoology

An introduction to the biology of animals and their ancestors. Topics include structure and function of cells, tissues, organs and organ systems in animals. Genetics, development, behavior, ecology, and the evolution of major phyla are covered. A comparative approach is taken in studying the invertebrates and vertebrates including man. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 193L is a part of your grade for this course. Attendance in the laboratory course is required. Corequisite(s): BIO 193L Credits: 4 (3,3)

BIO 197 Human Biology

An introductory course that teaches biological principles by emphasizing the structural and functional aspects of the human body, especially as they relate to everyday existence. Includes discussion of important collateral issues such as the nature and course of disease, smoking and health, drug abuse, immunity and allergy, human genetics, birth-control, over-population, and sexually transmitted disease. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 198 Entomology

The nature, structure, growth, and habits of insects and related forms are discussed. The beneficial and injurious effects of insects are covered. Recent breakthroughs and developments in the field of entomology are discussed. Skills are developed which enable the student to identify insect plant pests, diseases and injuries. Control measures and application equipment are discussed. Emphasis is placed on the various pest management options available to the homeowner and professionals in the field. IPM (integrated pest management) involves an understanding of pesticides, physical and mechanical controls, biological controls, cultural controls, and legal controls. Laws regulating the activities of pest control operators and the application of hazardous pesticides are discussed. A collection of insects and related forms is required. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 198L is a part of your grade for this course. Corequisite(s): BIO 198L Credits: 4 (3,2)

BIO 210 Introduction to Bioscience

Moving beyond the basic concepts of general biology, this class explores how biology is used in both academic and commercial settings within the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and clinical sciences. Topics will include: applications of biotechnology in microbes, plants, and animals, the human genome project and its relation to medical biotechnology, DNA forensics, and pharmaceutical drug discovery, delivery, and FDA approval. The debate surrounding subjects such as cloning, stem cells, and genetically modified foods will also be discussed. Prerequisite(s): BIO 130 with a grade of C- or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 212 Bioscience Laboratory Practices

This course is designed to enable students to develop understanding of and proficient technical ability in basic bioscience laboratory practices. There is an in-depth presentation of laboratory safety standards, utilization of material safety data sheets, and the theoretical basis for a full range of preparatory and analytical methods and the opportunity to develop expertise in these methods with a variety of laboratory equipment. Students are required to maintain a laboratory notebook, analyze and display data in graphic form, and report results in a standard format. Prerequisite(s): BIO 130 with a grade of C- or higher Corequisite(s): BIO 212L Credits: 2 (1,2)

BIO 220 Medical Microbiology

The role of microbes as causative agents of disease in human hosts; the morphological characterization of pathogenic species, classification of communicable diseases and epidemiological aspects. Host-parasite relationship, infection, and host-resistance mechanisms; sero-diagnostic methods in medical practice. Chemotherapy, mode of action of antibiotics, sterilization, disinfection methods and contamination control. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 220L is a part of your grade for this course. Prerequisite(s): BIO 166 or 170 or 171 or 130 or 131 Corequisite(s): BIO 220L Credits: 4 (3,3)

BIO 235 Marine Biology

The ecological principles of the marine environment will be examined. There will be an emphasis on the classification, identification and economic importance of both the animals (Protozoa-Chordata) and the algae (microscopic and macroscopic). The flora and fauna of the Long Island region will be stressed with field trips and collections being an integral part of the course. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 235L is a part of your grade for this course. Prerequisite(s): BIO 130 or 131 or 192 Corequisite(s): BIO 235L Credits: 4 (3,3)

BIO 240 Bioethics

This course will cover ethical issues raised as a result of modern advances in biotechnology which directly affect the quality of human life. Bioethics comprises every possible aspect of health care: medical, moral, political, religious, legal and financial. It scrutinizes outmoded laws and deals with the enormous growth in available medical services. It takes into account our views of ourselves as members of a humane society. Note: This course is also offered as a writing intensive course at the discretion of the department. Students cannot get credit for BIO 240 and BIO 240W. Prerequisite(s): One course of college biology with a C- or higher; for the writing intensive version, EGL 101 with a grade of C or higher is also required. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 256 Environmental Sampling & Analysis

Proper field techniques for sampling the water, land, and air environments will be emphasized. Laboratory procedures will involve the analysis of both chemical and biological parameters, including wastewater analysis, using New York State approved methodology. Vegetative transecting and beach contouring will also be included. Data presentation and report writing will be emphasized. Field trips and study will be an integral and required part of this course. Discussion of environmental laws and impact statements will be included. Note: The laboratory course, BIO 256L is a part of your grade for this course. Prerequisite(s): One course of college biology with a laboratory and one semester of college chemistry with a laboratory. Corequisite(s): BIO 256L Credits: 3 (2,3)

BIO 270 Anatomy and Physiology I

BIO 270 is a course in which human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach, with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. This sequence is appropriate for students with a strong foundation in basic biological principles. Anatomy and Physiology I includes: anatomical and directional terminology, histology, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and endocrine systems. Note: The required course sequence for nursing students is BIO 170 and 171. Students may not receive credit for both BIO 170 and BIO 270. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 270L is a part of your grade for this course. Prerequisite(s): BIO 130 or equivalent with a C- or higher Corequisite(s): BIO 270L Credits: 4 (3,3)

BIO 271 Anatomy and Physiology II

BIO 271 is a course in which human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach, with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. This sequence is appropriate for students with a strong foundation in basic biological principles. Anatomy & Physiology II includes: the cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive, and immune systems, metabolism, and acid-base balance. Note: The required course sequence for nursing students is BIO 170 and 171. Students may not receive credit for both BIO 171 and BIO 271. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 271L is a part of your grade for this course. Prerequisite(s): BIO 130 or equivalent with a C- or higher Corequisite(s): BIO 271L Credits: 4 (3,3)

BIO 290 Entomology II

Methods of greenhouse pest and disease control, including identification of major families of pests, diagnosis of diseases, principles of cultural and chemical control, and a survey of pests and diseases associated with economically important greenhouse crops. Note: The laboratory course, BIO 290L is a part of your grade for this course. Prerequisite(s): BIO 198 or 192 Corequisite(s): BIO 290L Credits: 3 (2,2)

BIO 294 Vertebrate Physiology

This course investigates the principles of physiology in vertebrates with emphasis on mechanism of integration and homeostasis at the cellular, organ and system level. It explores the comparative, experimental and evolutionary aspects of all vertebrate classes and surveys the impact of recent advances in cellular and molecular biology on this branch of the biological sciences. Corequisite(s): BIO 295L Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 295L Vertebrate Physiology (Lab)

This laboratory course is an inquiry into the experimental methods and models for understanding vertebrate physiology. It will explore the comparative, experimental and evolutionary aspects of the mechanisms of integration and homeostasis among select vertebrate classes. Laboratory exercises incorporate computer software-based exercises with classic physiology experiments designed to illustrate both the basic concepts of physiology as well as the comparative nature of these events in a number of vertebrate species. Corequisite(s): BIO 294 Credits: 1 (0,3)

BIO 330 Principles of Ecology

The course introduces the student to the nature of ecosystems, community organization and dynamics, and population growth and regulation through the understanding and use of modern ecological techniques. The laboratory will be primarily focused on the analysis of field data collected by students. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 330L is a part of your grade for this course. Prerequisite(s): MTH 110, BIO 131 with a C- or higher and Junior Status Corequisite: BIO 330L Credits: 4 (3,2)

BIO 335 Plant Systematics

An introduction to systematics using vascular plants as the model organisms. Lecture material for this course will cover all aspects of systematics from basic nomenclature, taxonomy and systematic methods through modern molecular systematics and cladistics. Lab material will cover plant morphology and the identification of characteristics across plant lineages and their relationship to systematics. Note: The laboratory course, BIO 355L is a part of your grade for this course Prerequisite(s) BIO 131 or BIO 192 or BIO 198 with a C- or higher and Junior Status. Corequisite(s): BIO 335L Credits: 4 (3,3)

BIO 340 Biopharmaceutical Regulation

This course introduces the student to Current Good Laboratory Practice (cGCP), Current Good Clinical Practice (cGCP) and Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) as defined in the Code of federal Regulations Title 21. These regulations apply to all aspects of testing, clinical trials and manufacturing of Biopharmaceutical products under the authority of the Food and Drug Administration. The course will examine the application of these regulations to the bioprocessing, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmeceutical and allied industries. Prerequisite(s): BIO 210 with grade of a C- or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 343 Principles of Genetics

A thorough study of Genetics intended for majors in the Bioscience Curriculum. Topics to be covered include cytogenetics, immunogenetics, molecular genetics, population genetics and quantitative genetics. Computer simulations and demonstrations will present genetic principles. Students will utilize computerized databases to complete independent genomic search assignments. Note: Bioscience and/or MLT students taking BIO 343 must also take BIO 344L either during the same semester or after completion of BIO 343. Prerequisite(s): BIO 130, BIO 131, BIO 210, BIO 212, and MTH 110 all with a grade of C- or higher or BIO 130, MLT 227, and MTH 110 all with a grade of C- or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 344L Principles of Genetics Lab

Laboratory exercises include both computer simulations and the use of living organisms to illustrate genetic principles and techniques. Students will collect data utilizing standard genetics investigational techniques. Note: BIO 343 is a prerequisite OR a corequisite for this course. BIO 343 must be taken either prior to or during the same semester as BIO 344L. Prerequisite(s): BIO 130, BIO 131, BIO 210 and BIO 212 and MTH 110 all with a grade of C- or higher or BIO 130, MLT 227 and MTH 110 all with a grade of C- or higher. Corequisite(s): BIO 343 Credits: 1 (0,3)

BIO 345 Introduction to Bioinformatics

This course is intended to teach the basic tools used in bioinformatics in order to investigate biological questions. Students will conduct independent projects utilizing existing computer programs and databases for gene searches, sequence comparisons, and phylogenetic analysis. Prerequisite(s): BIO 343, BIO 344L and BCS 101 or BCS 102 all with a grade of C- or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 348 Cell Biology

This course investigates how cells develop, work, communicate, and control their activities. Topics include basic biochemistry and metabolism, DNA structure and function, membrane/organelle function and transport, cell communication, the cytoskeleton, and cell division. At the completion of this course the student should be able to engage in the broad themes of cell and molecular biology, and to relate these concepts to other studies in biology and other disciplines. Note: Bioscience and/or MLT students taking BIO 348 must also take BIO 349L either during the same semester or after completion of BIO 348. Prerequisite(s): BIO 130, 131, 210 and 212 or (BIO 130 and MLT 227) all with a grade of C- or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 349L Cell Biology (Lab)

This course introduces students to the theory and methodology of protocols routinely used in research laboratories investigating cell structure and function. Students have the opportunity to use both common and high tech instruments to perform weekly laboratory exercises. Experimental design, controls and data presentation and analysis are emphasized. Note: BIO 348 is a prerequisite OR a co-requisite for this course. BIO 348 must be taken either prior to or during the same semester as BIO 349L. Prerequisite(s): BIO 130, 131, 210 and 212 or (BIO 130 and MLT 227) all with a grade of C- or higher Corequisite(s): BIO 348 Credits: 1 (0,3)

BIO 353 Essentials of Plant Pathology

The study of the development of plant diseases caused by Plants, Animals, Fungi, Protists, Bacteria, Viruses and Virolds. Major diseases of economically important plants are emphasized. The disease process and disease cycles for representative pathogens are covered in relation to plant disease control methods. Prerequisite(s): BIO 192 with a grade of C- or higher and Junior Status Corequisite(s): BIO 354L Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 354L Essentials of Plant Pathology (Lab)

The laboratory is designed to enable the student to acquire skills in collection and examination methods used for the diagnosis of plant diseases produced by biotic and abiotic agents, using microbial isolation and culturing techniques where applicable. The student will learn to recognize and identify (directly or indirectly) biotic plant pathogens among the Plants, Animals, Fungi, Protists, Bacteria, Viruses and Viroids. Prerequisite(s): BIO 192 with a grade of C- or higher and Junior Status Corequisite(s): BIO 353 Credits: 1 (0,2)

BIO 355 Ecological Topics: The Structure and Function of Nature

This course introduces students to basic ecological concepts as they relate to the biotic and abiotic environment. It stresses the diversity of life and the impact that man, other organisms and environment have on each other. Laboratory exercises and field work will investigate the effects organisms have on each other as well as the effects of environmental conditions on growth and development. Students will also characterize the nature of selected site(s) in terms of species diversity using plot sampling techniques. Seminar type discussions require individuals or small groups to explore environmental issues. Topics for these discussions will be submitted to the instructor for appropriateness and approval. Students will be required to research and prepare a paper as well as make a presentation to the class. The class will be given the opportunity to question each speaker following that individual's presentation. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 355L is a part of your grade for this course. Prerequisite(s): BIO 131 or BIO 192 or BIO 198 with a grade of C- or higher and Junior Status. Corequisite(s): BIO 355L Credits: 4 (3,3)

BIO 365 Neurology of Pain

BIO 365 is a comprehensive study of the various neurogenic mechanisms central to the study and understanding of pain is the focus of this lecture-based course. In addition, Clinical neuroanatomy and physiology will be reviewed. Emphasis will be placed on organic/root causes of pain pertaining to symptom specific generators. Also, a broad base review will be aimed at exploring the psychodynamic components of pain. This includes, but is not limited to topics in addiction, brain reward cascades, and arousal mechanisms. The final portion of this course includes discussion of the various methods of pain mitigation and measurement. Strong clinical applications will be emphasized throughout the course. Prerequisite(s): (BIO 130 or BIO 170 with a grade of C- or higher) and (Junior Status or BIO 220 with a grade of C- or higher) Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 380 Pre-Professional Experience I

Recommended students will engage in one of the following for at least 135 hours: 1) health care volunteer work that involves patient assistance in the health care environment; 2) shadowing of a health care professional (physician, physician assistant, physical therapist, occupational therapist, dentist, veterinarian etc...). The final grade is assigned by the Internship Coordinator based on consultation with the supervisor/health professional and evaluation of reports, logs and a final report prepared by the student. Students must submit a resume to the internship coordinator at least 3 months before registering for the course. Prerequisite(s): Junior Status in Bioscience and (BIO 130 and 131) or BIO 166 or (BIO 170 and BIO 171) or BIO 220 or BIO 414 with a grade of C- or higher, recommendation by two Biology faculty members, submission of a resume to the Internship Coordinator at least 3 months prior to registering for the course, approval of the Internship Coordinator; additional courses in Human Anatomy and Physiology and/or Medical Microbiology recommended for some sites. Credits: 3 (0,9)

BIO 381 Pre-Professional Experience II

Recommended for students engaged in one of the following for at least 135 hours: 1) health care volunteer work that involves patient assistance in the health care environment; 2) shadowing of a health care professional (physician, physician assistant, physical therapist, occupational therapist, dentist, veterinarian, etc.) The final grade is assigned by the Internship Coordinator based on consultation with the supervisor/health professional and evaluation of reports, logs, and a final report prepared by the student. Prerequisite(s): BIO 380 with a grade of B or higher. Credits: 3 (0,9)

BIO 414 Microbiology

Based on contemporary applications of microbiology, this course is designed to present both fundamental concepts of microbial physiology and growth as well as microbial control measures ranging from asepsis to antibiosis. The role of microorganisms in natural ecosystems, research, manufacturing and human infection will be explored, with emphasis on prokaryotic genetics and metabolism. Mechanisms of evolution will be discussed within the context of emerging pathogens and novel bioengineered organisms. The dynamics between the human microbiome and resistance to infection will be presented along with basic epidemiological models. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 414L is a part of your grade for this course. Prerequisite(s): BIO 210, 212 and (343 and 344L) with a grade of C- or higher Corequisite(s): BIO 414L Credits: 4 (3,3)

BIO 415 Human Virology

This course will focus on specific human viruses, including papilloma, herpes, smallpox, polio, measles, HIV, influenza, SARS, and hepatitis viruses. Lecture will cover viral strategies of invasion, viral lifecycles, viral offense and host defense, prevention and control of viral diseases, approaches for studying viruses and public health. Prerequisite(s): BIO 348 and 349L with a grade of C- or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 420 Principles of Immunobiology

Immunobiology is a course in human immunology covering the concepts of innate and adaptive immunity and descriptions and functions of cellular and soluble factors involved in the immune response to eliminate infectious organisms. Concepts include mechanism for regulation of the immune response, how the immune system learns to discriminate between self and non-self, induction and maintenance of immunological tolerance and the development of immunological memory. Prerequisite(s): BIO 348 and BIO 349L with a grade of C- or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 441 Introduction to Molecular Biology

A detailed introduction to molecular biology, the course covers the techniques common to all molecular biology such as nucleic acid separation and visualization, PCR blotting, and sequencing. In addition, the course focuses on topics such as transcriptional regulation, RNA processing, DNA replication, DNA repair, and DNA recombination. Each is presented from both the view of prokaryotes as well was eukaryotes. Scientific journal articles highlighting class topics will be used to supplement class lectures. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 441L is a part of your grade for this course. Prerequisite(s): BIO 343 and 344L and BIO 348 and BIO 349L all with a grade of C- or higher. Corequisite(s): BIO 441L (3,4) Credits: 5 (3,4)

BIO 444 Forensic Molecular Biology

This course explores advanced molecular biological techniques and concepts as they apply to the study of forensic investigation. The course will cover background information on body fluid identification, DNA structure and function, analytical DNA techniques, and review advancements in the field of DNA typing. The primary focus will be the molecular biological technique known as short tandem repeats (STR) testing. Other topics covered include case studies, sample handling, DNA databanking (CODIS), mass disaster identification, Y chromosomal analysis, paternity testing, and validation procedures. The laboratory component of this course will give the students hands-on experience in techniques and experiments that are currently being employed by forensic biology laboratories across the country. Note: Students who have completed BIO 430 or CRJ 430 may not receive credit for this course. Note: the laboratory course, BIO 444L is a part of your grade for this course. Prerequisite(s): BIO 348, 349L and CRJ 201 all with a grade of C- or higher. Corequisite(s): BIO 444L Credits: 4 (3,3)

BIO 455 Validation and Regulatory Affairs

An introduction is provided to governmental oversight of drugs, devices and biotherapeutics, and the laws and regulations that apply to development, testing and validation of methods and equipment. There is a survey of the history of US food and drug law, the creation of the FDA, and the current organization and responsibilities of the FDA. Specific US laws and regulations applicable to drugs, devices and biologics and international regulations and import/export concerns are examined. Prerequisite(s): BIO 343 or BIO 348 with a grade of C- or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 460 Topics in Biology

A study of current discoveries and applications of biology, with emphasis on student participation and written assignments. Critical thinking will be developed concerning the validity of popular reports and extraordinary claims. Ongoing discoveries in biology will be analyzed according to their contributions to the advancement of knowledge, their possible commercial medical, or agricultural applications, and ethical issues that they may arise. Resources that will be utilized include current scientific literature, guest lectures, and the internet. Prerequisite(s): BIO 343, 344L, 348 and 349L with a grade of C- or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 470 Bioscience Senior Seminar

The capstone course in the Bioscience Program, utilizes guest speakers and student literature searches to explore the state of the entire field of Bioscience. Each student is required to write a paper on an approved topic in the field of Bioscience based on primary sources in the scientific literature, and to present a seminar at which the student will defend his or her correlations and conclusions about the topic. Note: this course is also offered as a writing intensive course at the discretion of the department. Students cannot get credit for BIO 470 and BIO 470W. Prerequisite(s): BIO 343, 344L, 348 and 349L with a grade of C- or higher; for the writing intensive version, EGL 101 with a grade of C or higher is also required. Corequisite(s): BIO 441 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BIO 476L Bioscience Internship A1

Bioscience majors may be recommended for or invited into one or more assignments in the Bioscience Internship Series, with the course number selected according to the length of the internship and whether it is a first or subsequent internship. Bioscience Internships A1 and A2 (BIO 476 and 477) represent short preliminary projects for 45 hours earning 1 credit. Note: Students seeking credit for health care shadowing/assisting and/or volunteer work should register for BIO 380 and/or BIO 381 instead. Prerequisite(s): Submission of resume 3 months in advance; Biology faculty recommendation or invitation and BIO 343 and BIO 344L or BIO 348 and BIO 349L all with a grade of C- or higher. Credits: 1 (0,0,3)

BIO 477L Bioscience Internship A2

Bioscience majors may be recommended for or invited into one or more assignments in the Bioscience Internship Series, with the course number selected according to the length of the internship and whether it is a first or subsequent internship. Bioscience Internships A1 and A2 (BIO 476 and 477) represent short preliminary projects for 45 hours earning 1 credits. Note: Students seeking credit for health care shadowing/assisting and/or volunteer work should register for BIO 380 and/or BIO 381 instead. Prerequisite(s): Previous Internship with a grade of B or higher, Biology faculty recommendation or invitation. Credits: 1 (0,0,3)

BIO 478L Bioscience Internship B1

Bioscience Internships B1 and B2 (BIO 478 and 479) represents intermediate projects for 90 hours earning 2 credits. Note: Students seeking credit for health care shadowing/assisting and/or volunteer work should register for BIO 380 and/or BIO 381 instead. Note: Submission of resume 3 months in advance; Biology faculty recommendation or invitation. Prerequisite(s): (BIO 343 and BIO 344L) and (BIO 348 and 349L) Credits: 2 (0,0,6)

BIO 479L Bioscience Internship B2

Bioscience Internships B1 and B2 (BIO 478 and 479) represent intermediate projects for 90 credits hours earning 2 credits Note: Students seeking credit for health care shadowing/assisting and/or volunteer work should register for BIO 380 and/or BIO 381 instead. Prerequisite(s): BIO 478L with a grade of B or higher Credits: 2 (0,0,6)

BIO 480L Bioscience Internship I

Bioscience Internship I, represents substantial projects or work experiences for 135 hours earning 3 credits Note: Students seeking credit for health care shadowing/assisting and/or volunteer work should register for BIO 380 and/or BIO 381 instead. Prerequisite(s): (BIO 343 and BIO 344L) and (BIO 348 and 349L). Submission of resume 3 months in advance; Biology faculty recommendation or invitation Corequisite(s): BIO 441 Credits: 3 (0,0,9)

BIO 481L Bioscience Internship II

Bioscience Internships II represents substantial projects or work experiences for 135 hours earning 3 credits. Note: Students seeking credit for health care shadowing/assisting and/or volunteer work should register for BIO 380 and/or BIO 381 instead. Prerequisite(s): BIO 480L with a grad of B or higher Credits: 3 (0,0,9)

BIO 482L Bioscience Internship III

Bioscience Internship III represents intermediate projects for 135 hours 3 credits. Note: Students seeking credit for health care shadowing/assisting and/or volunteer work should register for BIO 380 and/or BIO 381 instead. Prerequisite(s): BIO 481L with a grade of B or higher Credits: 3 (0,0,9)

BIO 483L Bioscience Internship IV

Bioscience Internship IV represents substantial projects or work experiences for 135 hours earning 3 credits. Note: Students seeking credit for health care shadowing/assisting and/or volunteer work should register for BIO 380 and/or BIO 381 instead. Prerequisite(s): BIO 482L with a grade of B or higher Credits: 3 (0,0,9)

BIO 484L Bioscience Internship V

Bioscience Internship V represents longer and more extensive projects or work experiences of 180 hours earning 4 credits. Note: Students seeking credit for health care shadowing/assisting and/or volunteer work should register for BIO 380 and/or BIO 381 instead. Prerequisite(s): (BIO 343 and BIO 344L) and (BIO 348 and 349L). Submission of resume 3 months in advance; Biology faculty recommendation or invitation. Credits: 4 (0,0,12)

BIO 485L Bioscience Internship VI

Bioscience Internship VI represents longer and more extensive projects or work experiences of 180 hours earning 4 credits. Note: Students seeking credit for health care shadowing/assisting and/or volunteer work should register for BIO 380 and/or BIO 381 instead. Prerequisite(s): BIO 484L with a grade of B or higher Credits: 4 (0,0,12)

BIO 486L Bioscience Internship VII

Bioscience Internship VII represents longer and more extensive projects or work experiences of 180 hours earning 4 credits. Note: Students seeking credit for health care shadowing/assisting and/or volunteer work should register for BIO 380 and/or BIO 381 instead. Prerequisite(s): BIO 485L with a grade of B or higher Credits: 4 (0,0,12)

BIO 490 Bioscience

An intensive bioscience research experience for selected student in a research laboratory under the supervision of faculty engaged in current investigations in the field of bioscience. The student will be expected to commit himself / herself to a full weekly schedule of laboratory research activity and tutorials for a semester or summer to gain professional expertise in laboratory procedures, record keeping, operation of laboratory equipment, experimental design, and preparation of data for scientific publication presentation and oral presentation. Technical Elective for Bioscience majors. Prerequisite(s): Senior status and recommendation of faculty. Credits: 8 (4,0,12)

BUSINESS

BUS 101 Accounting I

Fundamental accounting concepts and principles are covered through an understanding of the following topics: accounting as an information system; analyzing a transaction; the accounting cycle; accounting for both service enterprises and merchandising businesses; deferrals and accruals; reversing entries; systems design; accounting for cash, receivables, temporary investments and inventory; payroll accounting. Students apply concepts to the preparation of special journals, subsidiary ledgers, worksheets and financial statements. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 102 Accounting II

Continued development of the principles and concepts introduced in Accounting I. The following topics are included: emphasis on further understanding of generally accepted accounting principles; plant assets; intangible assets; determination of depreciation, depletion and amortization; accounting for partnerships and corporations; long term liabilities; investments in bonds and stock; statement of cash flows; managerial accounting; accounting for manufacturing operations; budgeting and standard costs systems. Prerequisite(s): BUS 101 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 109 Management Theories and Practices

This introductory course covers management principles pertaining to human resources, individual behavior in organizations, employee motivation and performance, and business ethics. Topics also include managing and the manager’s job; planning and decision making; employee performance appraisal and feedback; leadership and influence processes; interpersonal relations and communication; and managing work groups and teams. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 111 Introduction to Business

This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of American Business and its contemporary environment. It provides an overview of organizational, national, and international trends and their impact on enterprises both large and small. The course develops an understanding of important business concepts, principles, and practices that explain how businesses are formed, how they operate to accomplish their goals, and why/how their success depends on effective management, production, marketing and finance/accounting. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 121 Business Mathematics

The fundamentals of applied mathematics in the field of accounting, finance, marketing, and selling. Topics include interest, bank discount, insurance, and annuities. The use of arithmetic as a managerial tool is stressed. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 131 Marketing Principles

This course provides the student with a sound knowledge of the basic elements of the marketing process. Major topics include the features of consumer and organizational markets, market segmentation, and target market strategies. Product planning and development, brands, packaging and other product features are covered. Price determination and the use of various pricing strategies are discussed. The factors in the selection of channels of distribution and the features of wholesaling and retailing are considered. Elements of the promotional process such as sales, advertising, and sales promotion are included. Ethical and legal issues in marketing, marketing of services, global marketing, and marketing on the Internet are also covered. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 141 Contemporary Business Communications

An introduction to the role and importance of effective communications in business. Key topics include the familiarization and practice in preparing common types of internal and external business communications; contemporary issues in business communication relating to technology, ethics, and nondiscriminatory language; memo and report writing with proper mechanics, style, and appropriate tone/attitude; and business presentations. Prerequisite(s): EGL 101 and BCS 102 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 188 Advertising Art and Applications

This course will combine basic advertising principles with practical media application. This course shall introduce students to the business of advertising in a contemporary global environment. The course will explore concepts of advertising, including elements of media selection and copywriting within the parameters of internal budgets, management and the application of actual advertising creation. In addition, students will create advertising, integrating the roles of the creative director and marketing manager. Note: Students completing this course may not receive credit for VIS 188. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 201 Corporate Finance

The overall aim of this course is to help students develop an understanding and appreciation of Finance as a business discipline - an analytical approach in assessing the financial worthiness of a business entity is stressed. Topics covered include time value of money; financial statement analysis; valuation models; risks and rates of return; calculating beta coefficients; working capital management; capital budgeting; the cost of capital leverage and dividend policy; and financial forecasting. Prerequisite(s): BUS 101 and 102 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 202 Business Law I

An introduction to the nature and sources of law; the role the legal system; the law of torts and crimes; the law of contracts; and real and personal property. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 209 Teamwork and Team Building

The following topics will be discussed and analyzed: teams in organizations, understanding team building and development, working in groups and teams, team roles and processes, being a team leader, and handling team conflict. The culmination of these concepts and functions, referred to as "team forming, storming, norming, and performing," will also be covered. Case studies will be used extensively. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 220 Financial Information Systems

This course will further the understanding of accounting theory and will provide the opportunity to achieve competency in the use of computerized applications. The course will introduce students to internal control theory within a computerized financial information system. Use of the Web for accessing relevant information will also be introduced. Prerequisite(s): BUS 101 Corequisite(s): BUS 102 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 230 Environmental Law

This elective course addresses concerns pertaining to the business environment, instructing students as to the unified ecological approach to which affect management. The political approach to business environmental concerns in the context of constitutional, common law and administrative law theories and case and statutory analysis are examined, referencing basic natural science technology. Designed as a first law course it introduces the business, horticulture and industrial technology student to the legal process applying relevant components of environmental law studies. A nationally adopted text of a major law publisher and contemporary business periodical articles on assigned topics are to be used extensively. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 232 Electronic Commerce

This cross-listed business management and business computer systems course covers electronic commerce (EC) foundations, retailing methodologies, and marketing research. Focus will be on the various forms, strategies, and implementations of EC including business-to-business (B2B), business-to-consumer (B2C) and consumer-to-consumer (C2C). Also covered will be social networking, electronic payment systems, and public policy issues including privacy and intellectual property matters as well as recent information technology advancements. Students completing BUS 232 may not receive credit for BCS 232. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 or Management course and BCS 101 or BCS 102 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 240 Business Statistics

This course provides an understanding of statistical concepts and tools that are critical in business decision-making. The discussion and development of each topic is presented in an application setting, with the statistical results providing insights and solutions to real world problems. Students will be able to calculate and perform various analyses, including but not limited to: Interval Estimation, Hypothesis Testing, Test of Goodness of Fit, and Independence and Regression Analysis. The coursework requires extensive use of commercially available statistical software. Prerequisites: MTH 117 or MTH 129 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 250 Consumer Behavior

This course recognizes the central role of consumers in determining the fate of a firm's marketing efforts. Topics covered include the understanding of consumer motivation, perception, and learning, as well as the recognition of social influences on consumer behavior such as reference groups, opinion leadership, culture, and subcultures. Emphasis will be on the consumer's decision making process so that students can make more informed choices in the marketplace. Topics also include the methods marketers use to influence consumer behavior and corresponding ethical and legal issues. Prerequisite(s): BUS 131 or Department approval. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 251 Retailing

This course helps students develop an understanding of the relationship of retailing to the marketing process and describes the fundamentals of modern retailing. A study is made of modern retail institutions. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 253 Industrial Marketing

This course focuses on the marketing of industrial goods and services to industrial markets. Industrial product planning, channels of distribution, promotional activities and pricing strategies are emphasized. Other topics such as understanding industrial buying and evaluating potential markets are also covered. Prerequisite(s): BUS 131 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 254 Salesmanship

This course emphasizes the creative selling techniques used by professional salespeople. It covers all the important elements of the personal selling process with special emphasis placed on determining prospects' needs, translating features into benefits, overcoming objections and closing methods. Participants will demonstrate their ability to apply the techniques discussed by delivering sales presentations. Prerequisite(s) BUS 131 or Department approval. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 256 Sales Management

The major problems of sales management in the distribution of products and services; the selection, recruitment, and training of sales personnel; measurement of the effectiveness of salespeople, supervision and compensation of salespeople; sales quotas and budgets. Prerequisite(s): BUS 254 or Department approval Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 257 Advertising Principles

This course uses practical concepts to examine the role of advertising in the marketing process. Topics covered include: ethical issues involved in advertising, various types of advertising used by marketers, services performed by ad agencies, the creative side of advertising including basic elements of copywriting and design, how to prepare an ad budget, and the elements of media selection. Also covered are the various types of advertising media including magazines, newspapers, outdoor, transit, yellow pages, and direct mail as well as the features of advertising on television, radio and the Internet. Prerequisite(s): BUS 131 or Department approval Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 258 Production Management

Presents a survey which informs the student about the development of modern industry and scientific management and will enable him/her to grasp the operating principles. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 259 Public Relations

Principles and practices of building good public relations between industry and employees, stockholders, consumers, suppliers and the press. The development of public relations as a top-management function. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 266 Personnel Human Resource Management

This course develops an understanding of the important functions and tasks performed by the modern human resource department such as staffing, training, employee safety and compensation. Emphasis throughout will be on the partnership to ensure a motivated work force. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 or Department approval Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 267 Small Business Management

This course helps students develop an understanding of the relationship of small business management to the management process. It describes the fundamentals of small business management. A study is made of major problems and pitfalls faced by managers of small businesses. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 271 Intermediate Accounting I

An in-depth study of the principles related to financial accounting topics and a study of recent developments in financial accounting required by the Financial Accounting Standards Board. Topics include the following: development of accounting standards; nature of the conceptual framework, assumptions and principles; review of the accounting process; continued study of the Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash Flows; time value of money; cash and receivables, inventories; acquisition and disposal of property, plant and equipment; depreciation and depletion; intangible assets; long-term investment in Equity Securities and other assets. Prerequisite(s): BUS 101 and 102 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 272 Intermediate Accounting II

A continuation of the study of the principles related to financial accounting. This study will include a presentation of the following topics: stockholders' equity; dilutive securities; revenue recognition; accounting for income taxes; accounting for pensions and for leases; accounting changes and error analysis, full disclosure in financial reporting; financial reporting and changing prices; liabilities-current and contingent; liabilities-long term. Prerequisite(s): BUS 271 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 273 Cost Accounting

Principles of cost accounting applied to manufacturing industries. The use of cost data and procedures under job order, process cost, and standard cost accounting systems as a tool of management. Prerequisite(s): BUS 101 and 102 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 278 Business Project

This is an independent study course designed to offer a student experience in research and performing special projects in business and/or related area of interest. A faculty member shall act as a Project Advisor. The project selected will utilize skills and knowledge acquired in previous business administration and related courses. The number of credits received will be determined by the complexity of the project and agreed upon prior to the student's starting the course. Credits: 1 or 3 (1 or 3,0)

BUS 280 International Business

This course examines the international integration of socio-cultural, political, and economic aspects of business. It explores the impact of globalization on countries, organizations, and individuals. The course will also discuss key issues in ethics, corporate social responsibility, and technology in the global context. Students will develop a broad understanding of the global marketplace and learn how the global environment affects business functions and performance. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 291 Investments

To familiarize students with financial literature and facilities that are available as guides to the proper selection of securities and other types of investments. The course is covered from the perspective of the individual investor. As such, a logical portfolio commensurate with the financial goals of the individual is stressed. Financial information available both in published as well as Internet access format are covered. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 300 Operations Management

This course undertakes an examination of the role of operations within manufacturing and service organizations. Emphasis is placed upon recognizing operational opportunities and tradeoffs, and employing quantitative and qualitative tools and decision support systems to assist strategic and operational decision-making. The general functions of operations management as applied to the transformation process are covered. Some of the important topics include but not limited to Forecasting, Statistical Quality Control, Inventory Management, Linear Programming, and Transportation Models. Note: Students who have previously completed IND 301 cannot receive credit for BUS 300. Prerequisite(s): BUS 240 or MTH 110 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 304 Business Law II

An introduction to the law of sales and lease contracts, letters of credit, commercial paper and secured transactions under the UCC and creditor's rights and remedies, including surety ship and guaranty, insurance, wills, trusts, elder law and consumer protection. Prerequisite(s): BUS 202 or Department approval Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 305 Entrepreneurship

This course covers the process of creating and growing a new business venture through the introduction and development of a business idea. Also covered are the nature and importance of entrepreneurs, international entrepreneurship opportunities, and the development of business and marketing plans. Methods for financing the new venture through the use of case studies and practical applications will be discussed and covered in assignments. Prerequisite(s): Managerial course or Department approval. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 306 Project and Contract Management

This course covers the processes encountered in choosing, planning, controlling, and negotiating of projects and contracts in technologically based firms. Topics include project and contract; feasibility; risk analysis; selection; portfolio optimization; cost estimation and controls; capital budgeting; performance relating to negotiation, adjustments, and benchmark standards; and awareness and appreciation for ethical practices. Note: Students completing this course may not receive credit for IND 306. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 310 Principles of Taxation

This course covers fundamental principles of income taxation under the Internal Revenue Code, related Regulations and court cases. Tax treatment of the individual is stressed, with emphasis on filing status, income and business deductions, and realization and recognition of capital gains and losses. Corporate and partnership taxation are introduced. Students are taught to recognize tax issues and gain the skills necessary to solve those issues. Prerequisite(s): BUS 102 or permission of department chair Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 311 Organizational Behavior

This upper-division course presents the concepts of organizational behavior and structure as well as topics relating to motivation content and process theories; group communication and dynamics; decision making; causes and resolutions of organizational conflicts; and factors pertaining to influence, power, and politics in organizations. Note: Students completing this course may not receive credit for PSY 311. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109, or PSY 101 or permission of department chair. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 312 Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

This course covers the purchasing and movement of materials into, through, and out of a firm; fundamentals of domestic and international transportation systems; distribution center, warehouse, and plant location; and management of multinational organizations and supply networks. Note: Students who previously took IND 311 cannot receive credit for this course. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 316 Customer Relations and Quality

This course covers the basics of customer relations and quality in industry. The course includes discussion of quality management principles and standards as well as feedback techniques to measure and assure customer satisfaction. The American Customer Satisfaction Index, J.D. Power and Associates Reports, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Automotive Quality System QS-9000 registration criteria will also be discussed. Note: Students completing this course cannot receive credit IND 316. Prerequisite(s): BUS 300 or IND 301 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 317 Enterprise Resource Planning

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is an organizational and information systems approach that integrates planning, customer relationship management, decision making, master scheduling, material requirements planning, marketing, finance, electronic commerce, and human resources. The course will include lectures and extensive use of supporting ERP software. Note: Students who have previously completed BUS/IND 313 cannot receive credit for BUS 317. Students completing this course cannot receive credit for BCS 317. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 320 International Marketing

As the interconnectedness of the global economy grows, marketing managers are faced with an imperative to understand and face the challenges posed by the international marketplace, including the challenge of selling goods and services in markets abroad. This course focuses on marketing management within international settings and will cover topics and issues such as international market selection, adaptation of products, international promotion and pricing strategies, and differences in distribution channels, all within the context of national differences in culture, consumer behavior, levels of development, and political, legal, and economic systems. Prerequisite(s): BUS 131 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 321 International Law

This course provides study in the basic concepts and processes of the international legal system. The interaction of state, federal, and international law as well as the relationship of international law and the American legal system are explained. Particular attention is given to current problems faced by managers and to the dominant political, social economic, and technological forces influencing the evolution of international law. Prerequisite(s): BUS 202 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 322 International Management

This course will examine the critical issues and practices of international management. Emphasis will be placed on the multicultural workforce and worldwide developments. Topics will include planning, political risk, organizing, decision-making, and controlling as pertaining to international management and operations. Students will study human resource/personnel issues concerning selection and repatriation, communication skills, and labor relations in a global context. Ethics and social responsibility as well as future trends of international management will be explored. The course will include student assignments and case studies examining the issues affecting small businesses expanding operations into foreign markets. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109, BUS 280 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 327 Risk Management and Insurance

This course is designed to assist the student in the identification and analysis of the major types of financial risk management and insurance. The course will analyze the needs and problems faced by individuals and corporations regarding risk management exposure and how these exposures to risk are addressed through various forms of insurance. Case studies involving risk management, insurance, and relevant ethical factors will be covered. Prerequisite(s): BUS 201 or department approval Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 330 Cost Management Systems

This upper-level course pertains to the key elements of cost management systems of manufacturing and service organizations. Topics covered include: using cost drivers and activity based costing; eliminating non-value added activities; costing product (service) life cycles; and justifying capital expenditures for computer integrated manufacturing systems. Prerequisite(s): Two semesters of accounting. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 340 Advanced Business Statistics

This course covers advanced statistical concepts and techniques as applied to decision making and business applications. Topics include: estimating population values, hypothesis testing for one and two populations, analysis of variance, linear regression and correlation analysis, multiple regression analysis and model building, statistical process control, analyzing and forecasting time-series data, and decision-making analysis. Prerequisite(s): BUS 240, statistics course or Department approval. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 350 American Business History

The course focuses on major developments in American business history, covering the period from the early colonial period through the present time. Students will describe and summarize significant historical developments to American industry and business practice, and will analyze and classify major factors influencing business and economic change, including technology, natural resource exploitation, and government policy, with special focus on monetary policy, the gold standard, and tariffs. Students will also interpret modern policy and business practice through the lens of historical business developments. Students will also develop and analyze profiles of American financial and industrial leaders and the companies and industries they created. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 352 Employment Law

This course reviews the field of law governing employment. Topics covered include the following: Employment relationship and procedure, selection, testing, privacy, termination, and arbitration; employment discrimination regarding the Civil Rights Act, Affirmative Action, racial discrimination, sex discrimination, family leave and pregnancy discrimination, sexual orientation, religious discrimination, national origin discrimination, age discrimination and disability discrimination. Also covered are employment regulations regarding unions and collective bargaining agreements, wage and hour regulations, occupational safety and health, workers' compensation, and employee benefits. Prerequisite(s): BUS 202 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 360 Leadership Theories Practices

The following will be covered: definition and significance of leadership; global and cultural contexts of leadership; early theories and practices: the foundations of modern leadership; individual differences and traits and the ability to lead; leadership and "emotional intelligence;" leadership and "the moral compass;" power, influence, and leadership; new models of leadership; leadership of non-profits; and leading change. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 366 International Human Resource Management

The importance of managing cultural diversity is a critical component to deriving successful outcomes for the workplace endeavor as well as the criteria for individual advancement in one's career in the global arena. The rapidly expanding involvement of the United States in global business activities has created a critical need for international business talent in all areas of business, and in particular, successful management of cultural differences to advance the team and the entity. This course addresses the understanding of cultural differences in global business and the art of negotiation to gain a win/win. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 367 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

This experiential course is intended to help students understand the theory, processes, and practices of negotiation, and also the cross-cultural issues facing negotiation, so they can be more effective negotiators in a variety of situations. This course is highly participatory, and utilizes various types of one-on-one and group-based negotiation simulations. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 379 Business Internship

This upper division course is designed to give students an opportunity to gain in-depth work experience and skills under the tutelage of a business professional. The work done by the student is guided by objectives agreed to by the work supervisor, Internship Coordinator, and the student. Students are required to submit a written proposal, progress reports in the form of a weekly work experience journal, and a final report to be presented to the Internship Coordinator and work supervisor. Note: No more than 15 credits may be earned in total from BUS 379 and BUS 479 Business Internship II. Prerequisite(s): Junior-level standing, Department approval, GPA of 3.0 or better Credits: 3-12 (1,0,6)

BUS 380 Business Internship

This upper division course is designed to give students an opportunity to gain in-depth work experience and skills under the tutelage of a business professional. The work done by the student is guided by objectives agreed to by the work supervisor, Internship Coordinator, and the student. Students are required to submit a written proposal, progress reports in the form of a weekly work experience journal, and a final report to be presented to the Internship Coordinator and work supervisor. Note: No more than 15 credits may be earned in total from BUS 379 and BUS 479 Business Internship II. Prerequisite(s): Junior-level standing, Department approval, GPA of 3.0 or better Credits: 3-12 (1,0,15)

BUS 381 Business Internship

This upper division course is designed to give students an opportunity to gain in-depth work experience and skills under the tutelage of a business professional. The work done by the student is guided by objectives agreed to by the work supervisor, Internship Coordinator, and the student. Students are required to submit a written proposal, progress reports in the form of a weekly work experience journal, and a final report to be presented to the Internship Coordinator and work supervisor. Note: No more than 15 credits may be earned in total from BUS 379 and BUS 479 Business Internship II. Prerequisite(s): Junior-level standing, Department approval, GPA of 3.0 or better. Credits: 3-12 (1,0,24)

BUS 382 Business Internship

This upper division course is designed to give students an opportunity to gain in-depth work experience and skills under the tutelage of a business professional. The work done by the student is guided by objectives agreed to by the work supervisor, Internship Coordinator, and the student. Students are required to submit a written proposal, progress reports in the form of a weekly work experience journal, and a final report to be presented to the Internship Coordinator and work supervisor. Note: No more than 15 credits may be earned in total from BUS 379 and BUS 479 Business Internship II. Prerequisite(s): Junior-level standing, Department approval, GPA of 3.0 or better Credits: 3-12 (1,0,33)

BUS 390 Special Topics in Business Management

This course will provide students the opportunity to learn about contemporary issues in business. Topics covered may include one or more specific areas within business such as Marketing, Leadership, Ethics, and Finance. Methods of teaching and assessment may include the use of seminars, speaker series, simulations, field trips, experiential learning, and the implementation of business ideas and plans. The subject for a particular semester will be announced prior to registration. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 391 Selected Topics in Bus Mngmt

This course will provide students the opportunity to learn about contemporary issues in business. Topics covered may include one or more specific areas within business such as Marketing, Leadership, Ethics, and Finance. Methods of teaching and assessment may include the use of seminars, speaker series, simulations, field trips, experiential learning, and the implementation of business ideas and plans. The subject for a particular semester will be announced prior to registration. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 400 Quality Techniques

This course covers quality tools and techniques used in problem solving and decision making. Topics include: Pareto charts; cause and- effects diagrams; check sheets; histograms; scatter diagrams; quality function deployment; statistical process control; continuous improvement; Goldratt’s theory of constraints; benchmarking; just-in time manufacturing; and implementing total quality. A written assignment will be required that integrates quality topics with problem solving and decision making tools and techniques. Note: Students completing this course may not receive credit for IND 400. Prerequisite(s): BUS 240 or MTH 110 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 401 Quality Management

This course covers quality philosophies and concepts. Topics include: quality and global competitiveness; human resources and technology; total quality approach; strategic management; quality management and ethics; partnering for competitiveness; quality culture; customer satisfaction and retention; employee empowerment; leadership and change; team building and teamwork; communication and interpersonal relations; education and training; overcoming politics and negativity toward quality in the workplace; relationship of ISO 9000 and Total Quality Management. A written assignment will be required that integrates quality philosophies and concepts with management and human resources issues. Note: Students completing this course may not receive credit for IND 401. Prerequisite(s): BUS 300 or IND 301 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 404 Financial Markets and Institutions

This senior level course describes the various financial markets and the financial institutions that serve those markets. Specific topics include financial intermediaries, primary and secondary financial markets, treasury and agency securities markets, municipal securities markets, financial futures markets, and stock markets in the U.S. and worldwide. Also included are evolving technologies, especially e-Business and the Internet, and their effect on financial markets and institutions. The course contains oral and written case study analyses utilizing electronic database research techniques. Prerequisite(s): BUS 201 or department approval Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 406 Business Organization Law

An introduction to the law of agency, partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies, securities, regulations, bankruptcy, employment and anti-trust laws. Prerequisite(s): BUS 202 or Department approval. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 409 Strategic Management

This course covers key strategic management topics including internal and external scanning for SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) analysis, competitive advantage, cost versus differentiation, horizontal and vertical integration, strategic alliances, strategy implementation, as well as many other important topics. Special attention will be paid to international contexts, issues of ethics and governance, and measurements of strategic success. Students will be required to present oral and/or written case studies and analyses. Students who have previously completed IND 409 cannot receive credit for BUS 409. Note: Students cannot get credit for BUS 409 and 409W; BUS 409W can be used to fullfill the writing intensive requirement. Prerequisite(s): BUS 300, Senior Level Standing Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 410 Senior Project

This is an independent study course. Students must obtain permission from a Project Advisor before registering for this course. Although there is some flexibility, most senior projects will involve student participation onsite in a company. The topic for the senior project will utilize skills and knowledge acquired in previous Management Technology and related courses. Note: Students completing this course may not receive credit for IND 410 Prerequisite(s): BUS 409 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 411 Financial Statement Analysis

This course covers the main reasons for and techniques used in financial statement analysis. This analysis uses the historical record of companies, as presented in financial statements, to answer questions regarding a firm’s credit worthiness and risk; current and projected financial performance; strengths and weaknesses in financial position; and strategy development for future operations. The course includes analysis tools and techniques such as common size financial statements, trend statements, and financial ratios. Also covered will be sources of financial information embodied in corporate annual reports such as the auditor’s report; footnotes and supplemental schedules; and SEC Forms 10-K and 10-Q. Prerequisite(s): BUS 201 or department approval Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 412 Business, Government and Society

This course covers the interrelationships among business, government, and society. Included also are the ethical, economic, political, and social issues managers face regarding consumers, employees, suppliers, the environment, government laws and regulations, and stockholders. These interrelationships and issues are discussed and analyzed in a managerial context employing stakeholder, historical, and global perspectives. Individual and group case study presentations both in oral and written formats are a major focus of the course. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 413 Advanced Enterprise Resource Planning

This advanced-level Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) course includes high-level information technology coverage of Scheduling, Planning, MRP, Logistics, Warehousing, Procurement, Quality, Vendor Management, Cost Accounting, Forecasting, KPI, Supply Chain, and Customer Resource Management. Also covered are concepts and software applications, pertaining to product design, development, manufacturing (production), marketing, sales, and field service. This course emphasizes proficiency in all the skill sets typically required within industry practices. Prerequisite(s): BUS 300 or BCS 300 and BUS 317 or BCS 317 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 421 Advanced Topics in Corporate Finance

This advanced corporate financial management course covers topics taken from the Institute of Management Accountants Certified in Financial Management program Part 2CFM examination. Topics covered include working capital policy and management; strategic issues in finance; portfolio and risk management; external financial environment; and employee benefit and pension plans. Prerequisite(s): BUS 201 or department approval Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 460 Leadership and Ethics

This advanced-level business management course covers theories, case studies, and skill development applications relating to effective leadership and ethics. Emphasis will be on the interrelated role of laws, cultural norms, attitudes, moral development, situational circumstances, and technologies as determining effects on ethical leadership. Coursework includes leadership-and ethics related research literature and databases. Note: Students cannot get credit for BUS 460 and 460W; BUS 460W can be used to fulfill the writing intensive requirement. Note: Offered at the discretion of the Business Management Department. Prerequisite(s) BUS 109 or Management course, Senior-level standing. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 470 Advanced Accounting

This course covers accounting for partnerships: formation, operation, dissolutions, and liquidation. Also covered are analysis of business combinations; statutory mergers, consolidations, acquisition of subsidiaries, preparation of consolidated financial statements including the equity method and elimination entries. Additionally, the course includes an introduction to foreign currency translation and transactions, the SEC, and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Prerequisite(s): BUS 272 or Department approval. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 471 Auditing

This course covers professional ethics and possible legal liability of the auditor. Emphasized are Generally Accepted Standards (GAAS) and other standards related to attestation engagements and skills needed to apply that knowledge in and other attestation engagements; the role of internal control; uses of sampling; effects of information technology the reports rendered by auditors; and the methods for preparing communications to satisfy engagement objectives. Prerequisite(s) BUS 272 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 473 Global Finance

Introduces students to financial management in the context of international and global market and firm activities. Topics presented include international financial markets, foreign exchange markets, exchange rates, portfolio management from a global perspective, risk management, international banking, and multinational financial management. Prerequisite(s): BUS 201, 280 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 479 Business Internship II

This senior-level course is designed to give students who have completed BUS 379 an opportunity to continue to gain in-depth work experience and skills under the tutelage of a business professional. The work done by the student is guided by objectives agreed to by the work supervisor, Internship Coordinator, and the student. Students are required to submit a written proposal, progress reports in the form of a weekly work experience journal, and a final report to be presented to the Internship Coordinator and work supervisor. Note: No more than 15 credits may be earned in total from Business Internships, BUS 379 and BUS 479. Prerequisite(s): BUS 379, or BUS 380 or BUS 381 or BUS 382, Senior-level standing, Department approval, GPA 3.0. Credits: 3-12 (1,0,6)

BUS 480 Business Internship II

This senior-level course is designed to give students who have completed BUS 379 an opportunity to continue to gain in-depth work experience and skills under the tutelage of a business professional. The work done by the student is guided by objectives agreed to by the work supervisor, Internship Coordinator, and the student. Students are required to submit a written proposal, progress reports in the form of a weekly work experience journal, and a final report to be presented to the Internship Coordinator and work supervisor. Note: No more than 15 credits may be earned in total from Business Internship, BUS 379 and BUS 479. Prerequisite(s): BUS 379, or BUS 380 or BUS 381 or BUS 382, Senior-level standing, Department approval, GPA 3.0. Credits: 3-12 (1,0,15)

BUS 481 Business Internship II

This senior-level course is designed to give students who have completed BUS 379 an opportunity to continue to gain in-depth work experience and skills under the tutelage of a business professional. The work done by the student is guided by objectives agreed to by the work supervisor, Internship Coordinator, and the student. Students are required to submit a written proposal, progress reports in the form of a weekly work experience journal, and a final report to be presented to the Internship Coordinator and work supervisor. Note: No more than 15 credits may be earned in total from Business Internship, BUS 379 and BUS 479. Prerequisite(s): BUS 379, or BUS 380 or BUS 381 or BUS 382, Senior-level standing, Department approval, GPA 3.0. Credits: 3-12 (1,0,24)

BUS 482 Business Internship II

This senior-level course is designed to give students who have completed BUS 379 an opportunity to continue to gain in-depth work experience and skills under the tutelage of a business professional. The work done by the student is guided by objectives agreed to by the work supervisor, Internship Coordinator, and the student. Students are required to submit a written proposal, progress reports in the form of a weekly work experience journal, and a final report to be presented to the Internship Coordinator and work supervisor. Note: No more than 15 credits may be earned in total from Business Internship, BUS 379 and BUS 479. Prerequisite(s): BUS 379, or BUS 380 or BUS 381 or BUS 382, Senior-level standing, Department approval, GPA 3.0. Credits: 3-12 (1,0,33)

BUS 483 Business Internship II

This senior-level course is designed to give students who have completed BUS 379 an opportunity to continue to gain in-depth work experience and skills under the tutelage of a business professional. The work done by the student is guided by objectives agreed to by the work supervisor, Internship Coordinator, and the student. Students are required to submit a written proposal, progress reports in the form of a weekly work experience journal, and a final report to be presented to the Internship Coordinator and work supervisor. Note: No more than 15 credits may be earned in total from Business Internship, BUS 379 and BUS 479. Prerequisite(s): BUS 379, or BUS 380 or BUS 381 or BUS 382, Senior-level standing, Department approval, GPA 3.0. Credits: 3-15 (1,0,42)

BUS 494 Seminar in Global and International Business

This capstone course for global business management majors will cover a wide range of current issues in strategy and policy and integrates concepts from across the core global business courses. Students will be required to synthesize and apply these methods and concepts to case studies and case write-ups. The course will culminate with students developing and completing a research project and presentation based upon their personal interest in global/international business. Prerequisite(s): BUS 280, 320, 322, and 409 Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 502 Project Management

This course covers the core knowledge of the project management professions. It includes the creation of the project charter and scope statement, establishment of the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), and communication of the overall plan including risk planning, resource planning, creation of the project schedule and budget, development of the project team, and measurement and control of project implementation. Course content is aligned with Project Management Professional Certification requirements, such that the course serves as a preparation for the PMP examination (PMP examination is not part of the course). Prerequisite(s): Graduate Status in ETM and permission of the graduate coordinator. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 504 Technology Management Ethics and Policies

This course defines ethics in the context of engineering technology management and its application in the context of the profession and licensure. It also covers the role of ethics during the bidding stage. This course addresses ethics for union and management, the role of ethics in the event of a change order, and ethics in private versus public ventures. Other topics covered are ethics in domestic versus international markets, the application of ethics in a twenty-first century global market, individual responsibilities and values, cultural background and its effect on ethics, peer review and peer attitudes toward s ethics, and leadership, power and the politics of ethics. This course uses real-life case studies as recorded by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE). Prerequisite(s): Graduate Status in ETM and permission of the graduate coordinator. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 532 Legal Aspects of Construction Management

This course covers the complexity of legal environments in construction. It includes principles of contract, standard forms of contract, contractual relationships, bidding documents, dispute resolution, red-flag clauses, labor agreements, insurance and surety bonds, change order management, differing site conditions, delays, suspensions and terminations, liquidated damages, allocating responsibility for delays, constructive acceleration, and associated documentation. Prerequisite(s): BUS 504 with a grade of C or higher, and Graduate Status in ETM and permission of the graduate coordinator. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 630 Decision Making and Risk Management

This course covers concepts and methods for making complex decisions in Technology Management. Students will identify criteria and alternatives, set priorities, and engage in allocating resources, strategic planning, resolving conflict, and making decisions. Students will select the most effective decision making approaches to evaluate multiple alternatives in scenarios with conflicting objectives and different levels of uncertainty. Students will also learn how to generate risk management plans, appraise mitigating risk options and revise decision making failures Prerequisite(s): Graduate status in ETM and permission of the graduate coordinator. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 670 Master's Project

This is a Capstone course for students who do not plan to take the thesis option. The course is designed as an independent study in which the student utilizes their knowledge in the field to evaluate a series of case studies. A complete oral and written presentation is required of each student detailing his/her work. In each case study the student must clearly demonstrate their ability to understand, analyze and solve technical and/or managerial problems by applying their knowledge gained through their course work. Students completing this course will not receive credit for ETM 670. Prerequisite(s): Completion of twenty-one (21) credits of required Core and Track Specific Courses in the ETM program and permission of graduate coordinator. Credits: 3 (3,0)

BUS 671 Master's Thesis

This is an independent study performed by the students to utilize their knowledge in engineering technology management. This practice-oriented work contributes to the enhancement of productivity, the improvement of quality, and the achievement of an industry’s cost effectiveness. The master’s thesis draws on students’ individual interests, stimulating their critical thinking, and sharpening their problem-solving abilities. A literature survey, analysis, discussion, and conclusions are documented in the thesis under the direction of a faculty mentor and presented by the student at the completion of the work to demonstrate his/her professional competency in their field of study. Students completing this course will not receive credit for ETM 671. Prerequisite(s): Completion of twenty-one (21) credits of required Core and Track Specific Courses in the ETM program and permission of graduate coordinator. Credits: 1-6 (1 to 6,0)

BUS 680 Special Topics in Tech Mgmnt

This special topics course is designed to inspire students to study a specific topic or several related topics that address a special interest in technology management. It will require students to research, investigate, and analyze design, manufacturing, quality, or production issues. The course strategy is established by the instructor and adjusted to respond to students’ interest to achieve the class goal of enhancing in-depth understanding of the subject matter. Students taking ETM 680 cannot get credit for BUS 680. Prerequisite(s): Graduate status in Tehnology Management and permission of the graduate program coordinator. Credits: 3 (3,0)

CHINESE

CHI 151 Chinese I

A beginning course in Chinese emphasizing the gradual development of the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing with stress on communicative competence and cultural awareness. Credits: 3 (3,0)

CHI 152 Chinese II

A continuation of Chinese 151. This course emphasizes the gradual development of the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing with stress on communicative and cultural awareness. Prerequisite(s): CHI 151 or 2-3 years of high school Chinese. Credits: 3 (3,0)

CHEMISTRY

With the exception of CHM 111 and CHM 112, both theory and laboratory components must be completed simultaneously in order to receive credit for any chemistry course.

CHM 111 Chemistry and the Public Interest

An abridged course in General Chemistry which presents the ideas and methods of chemical science in a qualitative and conceptual fashion. This course assumes no previous science background and will emphasize the fundamentals of measurement, atomic theory, bonding, solutions, acids and bases, salts, equations, chemical arithmetic and energy transfer. Illustrations and applications of concepts will be drawn from everyday life. (This course is intended to fulfill the science requirements of non-science majors and is NOT OPEN to science, health science, or pre-health majors). Prerequisite(s): MP2 or MTH 015 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CHM 112L Chemistry and Public Interest Lab

A one semester laboratory course for non-science majors designed to provide students with experience in the methods of chemistry. Students will investigate the properties of substances, perform chemical analysis and substance identification, synthesize a drug and a natural product, and test manufacturers' claims for consumer products. Prerequisite(s): MP2 or MTH 015 Credits: 1 (0,2)

CHM 124 Principles of Chemistry

A one semester survey of general chemistry. Emphasis is placed on quantitative applications of chemical concepts. Topics include: measurement, matter and energy, atomic structure, periodic table, chemical bonding, nomenclature, chemical stoichiometry, chemical equations, gases, liquids and solids, solutions, acids and bases, equilibrium and kinetics. This course will fulfill the requirement of certain science, health science, or pre-health programs that have an introductory chemistry course as a prerequisite. Note: the laboratory course CHM 124L is a part of your grade for this course. Attendance in the laboratory course is required. Approved eye-protection and a laboratory coat are required materials. A student must pass the laboratory course to receive a passing grade in the entire course. Prerequisite(s): MP2 or MTH 015 Credits: 4 (3,3)

CHM 140 Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry

A one semester course with laboratory designed primarily for Dental Hygiene students. Basic principles of general, organic and biochemistry are presented with emphasis on their applications to health science. Topics include measurement, states of matter, bonding theory, solutions, acids, buffers and pH, and the structure and function of carbohydrates, lipids, sterols, amino acids and proteins and a molecular approach to enzymatic action, digestion, metabolism and nutrition. Note: the laboratory course CHM 140L is a part of your grade for this course. Attendance in the laboratory course is required. Approved eye-protection and a laboratory coat are required materials. A student must pass the laboratory course to receive a passing grade in the entire course. Prerequisite(s): MP2 or MTH 015 and High School chemistry with Laboratory or CHM 124. Credits: 4 (3,2)

CHM 152 General Chemistry Principles I

The first part of a two semester sequence in General Chemistry Principles with laboratory. This course covers the qualitative and quantitative aspects of scientific measurement, the nature of matter, gases, liquids and solids, energy, atomic theory, properties of elements, chemical bonding, molecular structure and properties, stoichiometry, thermochemistry and solutions. Note: the laboratory course CHM 152L is a part of your grade for this course. Attendance in the laboratory course is required. Approved eye-protection and a laboratory coat are required materials. A student must pass the laboratory course to receive a passing grade in the entire course. Prerequisite(s): (MP3, RMAT, RMTB, or MTH 116) and (Regents Chemistry or an equivalent High School Chemistry with Laboratory or CHM 124) Credits: 4 (3,3)

CHM 153 General Chemistry Principles II

A continuation of General Chemistry Principles I, which includes laboratory. Topics include: solutions and their colligative properties, acids and bases, chemical equilibrium, ionic equilibrium, pH, buffers, titration curves, oxidation and reduction balancing, electrochemistry, chemical kinetics, the covalent bond and the shape of molecules. Note: the laboratory course CHM 153L is a part of your grade for this course. Attendance in the laboratory course is required. Approved eye-protection and a laboratory coat are required materials. A student must pass the laboratory course to receive a passing grade in the entire course. Prerequisite(s): CHM 152 Credit: 4 (3,3)

CHM 260 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

A one semester course in organic chemistry designed to provide background in the fundamentals of nomenclature, mechanisms, structures, and synthesis of carbon based compounds. This course is designed for science and health science majors who desire a general rather than a detailed knowledge of the compounds of carbon. Topics to be covered include: structure and bonding, acid/base chemistry, isomerism, stereochemistry, and structure determination. Functional groups to be covered include: hydrocarbons, alcohols, ethers, aldehydes and ketones, carboxylic acids, carboxylic acid derivatives and amines. Laboratory work will include common organic techniques and experiments supporting the principles covered in lecture. Note: the laboratory course CHM 260L is a part of your grade for this course. Attendance in the laboratory course is required. Approved eye-protection and a laboratory coat are required materials. A student must pass the laboratory course to receive a passing grade in the entire course. Prerequisite(s): CHM 153 Credits: 4 (3,3)

CHM 270 Organic Chemistry I

A study of the compounds of carbon involving a thorough integration of observation and theory and emphasizing the relationships between structures, properties, mechanisms and reactions. This course, intended for science and pre-professional majors, covers topics such as bonding and structure, alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, cycloaliphatic hydrocarbons, stereochemistry, dienes, benzene, electrophilic aromatic substitution, arenes, spectroscopy and structure determination. Note: the laboratory course CHM 270L is a part of your grade for this course. Attendance in the laboratory course is required. Approved eye-protection and a laboratory coat are required materials. A student must pass the laboratory course to receive a passing grade in the entire course. Prerequisite(s): CHM 153 Credits: 5 (3,4)

CHM 271 Organic Chemistry II

A continuation of CHM 270. Topics covered include: alkyl and aryl halides, alcohols and phenols, ethers and epoxides, carboxylic acids, esters, anhydrides, aldehydes, ketones, amines, amino acids, carbohydrates, heterocycles and polymers. Note: the laboratory course CHM 271L is a part of your grade for this course. Attendance in the laboratory course is required. Approved eye-protection and a laboratory coat are required materials. A student must pass the laboratory course to receive a passing grade in the entire course. Prerequisite(s): CHM 270 with a grade of C- or higher Credits: 5 (3,4)

CHM 380 Biochemistry

A one semester course covering the fundamentals of biochemistry. Topics covered include: the structure and function of important biomolecules such as carbohydrates lipids, amino acids, proteins and nucleic acids; enzyme kinetics and the use of cofactors and coenzymes; and metabolic pathways including glycolysis, TCA, electron transport system, fatty acid and amino acid pathways. Laboratory work includes current biochemical laboratory techniques such as chromatography and electrophoresis, application of specific topics described above, and analysis of data from laboratory experiments. Note: the laboratory course CHM 380L is a part of your grade for this course. Attendance in the laboratory course is required. Approved eye-protection and a laboratory coat are required materials. A student must pass the laboratory course to receive a passing grade in the entire course. Prerequisite(s): CHM 260 or CHM 271 Credits: 4 (3,3)

CHM 381 Advanced Biochemistry

A continuation of the concepts covered in Biochemistry. Students will examine the pathways, enzymes, and organic chemical mechanisms involved in the metabolic pathways of carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, nucleic acids, and photosynthesis. Additional emphasis will be placed on the unique coenzymes that are required for these metabolisms. Students will also be trained in reading and interpreting research publications in biochemistry. Prerequisite(s): CHM 271 and CHM 380 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CHM 480 Chemistry Research I

Chemistry Research I represents substantial projects or work experiences for 135 hours earning 3 credits. Students will work alongside chemistry faculty in their professional research. Registration requires submission of resume three months in advance, chemistry faculty invitation or recommendation, and department chair approval. Prerequisite(s): CHM 270 and Permission of Department Chair. Credits: 3 (0,0,9)

CHM 481 Chemistry Research II

Chemistry Research II represents substantial projects or work experiences for 135 hours earning 3 credits. Students will work alongside chemistry faculty in their professional research. Registration requires submission of resume three months in advance, chemistry faculty invitation or recommendation, and department chair approval. Prerequisite(s): CHM 480 with a grade of B or higher and Permission of Department Chair. Credits: 3 (0,0,9)

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

CON 101 Introduction to Technology and Applied Programming

A survey of technological concepts, terminology and a brief review of mathematical concepts. This course introduces concepts of vector and its applications. It introduces hands-on programming and its applications, and reviews problem-solving techniques with technological applications. Credits: 2 (1,2)

CON 103 Surveying

The development of skills in the use of the basic surveying instruments- tape, level, transit. Trigonometric and differential leveling and cross-sectioning. Azimuth, bearing and angle determination by repetition procedures. Angular closures. Stadia and stadia reduction of inclined sights, topographic mapping by transit stadia and plan table methods. This course will include a field laboratory assignment. Credits: 3 (2,3)

CON 106 Statics

This is a basic course in Statics. The main objective of this course is to provide the student with a basic understanding of the principles of statics. Topics such as resultant of a force, equilibrium of forces, moments, couples, analysis of simple trusses, centroids, center of gravity, moments of inertia and friction are covered in this course. Prerequisite(s): MTH 129 Credits: 3 (2,2)

CON 111 Graphics I

To develop student's abilities in lettering, technical sketching, drafting and the use of drafting instruments. The fundamentals of orthographic projection and pictorial drawings develop the student's abilities to visualize and describe objects and structures graphically. Credits: 2 (1,2)

CON 121 Graphics II

To continue the development of the graphic skills from Graphics I to include one and two point perspective drawing and the introduction of descriptive geometry. Also included is an extensive use of computer-aided drawing on AutoCad. Prerequisite(s): CON 111 Credits: 2 (1,2)

CON 161 Materials and Methods of Construction I

An introduction to the engineering properties and the uses of construction materials including soils, concrete, masonry, steel and wood. Classroom testing demonstrations of several materials are included. Conventional construction systems are studied. The student is also given an orientation to the construction industry, the associated professions, and the varieties of employment available. Note: Students cannot get credit for CON 161 and 161W; CON 161W can be used to fulfill the writing intensive requirement which is offered at the discretion of the Architectural/Construction Management Department Credits: 3 (3,0)

CON 162 Materials and Methods of Construction II

A continuation of CON 161 extended to include the study of architectural properties of selected materials, methods of construction, and building components. Class work includes technical problem solving using quantitative and graphic analysis of specific building construction systems. Prerequisite(s): CON 161 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CON 207 Elements of Strength of Materials

Introduces to the concepts of stress, strain, bending and shear stresses, including elasticity, shear and moment diagrams for beams, moment of inertia of unsymmetrical sections, thermal and combined stresses. Laboratory demonstration of experiments and testing equipment are included. Prerequisite(s): CON 106 or MET 201 Credits: 3 (2,2)

CON 251 Architectural Design I

Drafting standards, techniques and creative design principles related to the field of architecture. Freehand drawing design problems with the development of research notes, preliminary studies and architectural presentation drawings. Credits: 3 (2,3)

CON 299 Construction/Architecture Internship

A program of practical experience and independent study to supplement and enrich classroom learning. It is a fully faculty supervised structured industrial experience. Periodical written reports and end of the assignment employer report required. Prerequisite(s): 3rd Semester Standing, and Department Chair approval Credits: 3 (1,0,6)

CON 302 Soils, Foundations and Earth Structure

This course introduces soil mechanics, foundation and earth structure to the engineering technology students. It includes soil classification, soil properties, soil stresses, earth pressures, bearing capacity, slope stability. It also discusses principles of foundation analysis and design, retaining walls, etc. Laboratory experiments to test behavior of soils included. Prerequisite(s): CON 207 Corequisite(s): CON 302L Credits: 3 (2,2)

CON 303 Hydraulics

This course provides a broad understanding of the basic principles of engineering hydraulics and hydrology. The emphasis is on application of the theories. It involves basic principle of hydraulics, flow in closed conduits, flow in open channels, hydraulic structures, principles of hydrology, groundwater hydraulics, and related laboratory experiments. Computer application included. Prerequisite(s): CON 207 and PHY 136 Corequisite(s): CON 303L Credits: 3 (2,2)

CON 350 Introduction to Construction Engineering

This course introduces construction engineering principles and methods and equipment used in heavy and commercial construction. It includes earthmoving excavating, loading and hauling, rock excavation, compressed air and water systems, tunneling, and some selected topics from building construction. Prerequisite(s): CON 162 and CON 207 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CON 355 Construction Management Financial and Accounting Principles

This course covers basic construction financing and cost accounting systems, job costing approaches, project budgeting, financial reporting procedures, forecasting financial needs, time value of money, evaluating investments, construction loans and credit, the impact of taxes and life cycle analysis. Computers applied as required. Prerequisite(s): BUS 109 and Junior level standing Credits: 3 (3,0) (3,0)

CON 357 Quantity Surveying and Costing

This course focuses on fundamentals of quantity survey and costing of residential and commercial facilities. Quantification of materials from construction drawings is covered in this course. Topics also covered range from site work, forms, concrete, metals and masonry, plumbing and electrical to wood framing and steel framing. The course also introduces fundamentals of computer assisted estimating. Prerequisite(s): CON 162 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CON 361 Government Building, Environmental Codes and Regulations

This course studies the concepts in preparation of an environmental impact statement. It also reviews state and local building and land use controls. Attention will be given to governmental regulations required to obtain building permits for particular construction projects. Prerequisite(s): CON 162 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CON 365 Highway Design and Construction

Design criteria for roadways including arterial signalization speed considerations, visual constraints and reaction criteria. Superelevation and spiral curve criteria. Construction quantification, haul considerations and mass curve analysis. Traffic considerations, destination surveys and road saturation criteria. Intersection analysis, striping, signage and lighting. Barriers, types and design considerations. Economic analysis and environmental constraints. Appurtenant structure consideration such as drains, curbing, curb cuts and ramps. Pavement stability. Prerequisite(s): CON 303 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CON 399 Applied Research Topics

A program of applied research and independent study on topics a faculty member is currently working on. This course is meant to enrich the learning experience by introducing the student to methods and analysis in applied research. This is a fully faculty directed and supervised structured research experience. Applied research work will be presented in an appropriate forum. Prerequisite(s): Associate degree in Construction Technology or third year standing in a Construction Technology program. Credits: 3 (1,0,6)

CON 401W Construction Project Management and Scheduling (Writing Intensive)

This course gives an in-depth introduction and orientation to construction project management. This includes professional construction management in practice and methods in professional construction management. Some of the areas this course will cover are: Bidding and Award, Application of Controls, Scheduling, Planning and Control of Operations and Resources, Procurement Quality Assurance, Safety and Health in Construction, Industrial Relations. Computer Applications included. This is a writing-intensive course. Note: Students cannot get credit for CON 401 and 401W; CON 401W can be used to fulfill the writing intensive requirement. Note: Offered at the discretion of the Construction/Architectural Management Department Prerequisite(s): CON 162 and EGL 101 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

CON 402 Civil Engineering Materials

This course covers a study of the materials used for Civil Engineering construction purposes. The materials to be studied are concrete, steel, asphalt and wood. The physical parameters which contribute to material performance are studied. Appropriate laboratory tests are included. Documents from the American Concrete Institute and the American Society of Testing material will be used. Prerequisite(s): CON 162 Corequisite(s): 402L Credits: 3 (2,2)

CON 405 Advanced Estimating

This course attempts to give the students a broader perspective based on the various roles an estimator may play that requires preparation or interpretation of cost data. It provides an understanding of the importance of accurate estimating in controlling project cost and in determining project budgets. It includes references and examples that cover the wide range of project types. It also covers present computer technology in the field of estimating. Prerequisite(s): CON 357 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CON 406 Advanced Project Planning and Scheduling

CON 406 Advanced Project Planning and Scheduling. Topics include introduction to advanced project planning concepts and terminology, development of schedule activities and preparing and maintaining computerized schedules. Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM). Prerequisite(s): CON 401W Credits: 3 (3,0)

CON 407 Building Commissioning

This course provides various aspects of Building Commissioning process that includes verifying all the subsystems of a building such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical, fire/life safety, building envelopes, lighting etc. Students will develop an understanding of the relationships between new construction and LEED Building Commissioning credits. Laboratory tests on start up and optimization of energy uses of HVAC, Electrical and Plumbing components are included. Prerequisite(s): ARC 263 Credits: 3 (2,2)

CON 408 Structures

This course introduces fundamentals of structural analysis for beams, trusses, frames, etc. It includes statically determinate as well as indeterminate structures. This course also introduces fundamentals of reinforced concrete design including strength design for beams, columns, footings, and two way slabs. Computer application included. Prerequisite(s): CON 207 Credits: 3 (2,0,2)

CON 409 Structural Design

This course introduces fundamentals of structural steel design with basic frame analysis. This includes design of tension members, compression members, beams, columns, and various connections. This course also teaches the basic principles of wood design, which includes formwork design and frame construction. Computer application is included. Prerequisite(s): CON 207 Credits: 3 (2,0,2)

CON 496 Capstone Project

This is a capstone course. It utilizes skills and knowledge acquired in various courses in the curriculum and general education courses to produce a real life project. In this course, students follow a faculty driven structured process to integrate various components of a project. This course introduces very little new material, rather it helps the student to synthesize skills and knowledge learned in other courses to apply in real-life situations. Prerequisite(s): Department Approval, Upper Division Status and substantial completion of the program. Credits: 3 (2,0,3)

CON 497 Senior Project I

Part I of a two part capstone course. Involves writing the proposal and researching background for Part II of Senior Project CON 498. It will utilize skills and knowledge acquired in various curriculum and non curriculum courses to solve a real life construction problem. It will involve an independent investigation of a technical problem of interest to both the student and a faculty member who shall act as Project Advisor. Credits: 1 (0,3)

CON 498 Senior Project II

Part II of two part capstone course. Involves investigation of proposed problem, including test, analysis, design, etc. along with formal report and presentation to senior project faculty committee. It will utilize skills and knowledge acquired in various curriculum and non curriculum courses to solve a real life construction problem. It will involve an independent investigation of a technical problem of interest to both the student and a faculty member who shall act as Project Advisor. Credits: 2 (0,6)

CON 499 Senior Project

This is a capstone course. It will utilize skills and knowledge acquired in various curriculum and non curriculum courses to solve a real life construction problem. It will involve an independent investigation of a technical problem of interest to both the student and a faculty member who shall act as Project Advisor. Credits: 3 (0,9)

COMPUTER SECURITY TECHNOLOGY

CPS 201 Digital Systems & Security

The course will examine the security threats to digital information, computer systems and networks. Students will learn about the principles of digital systems, including computer architecture and programming, digital information, and techniques to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information. Topics will include risk assessment, security awareness, security policy, security auditing, and legal and ethical aspects. The course will prepare the students with background knowledge in cryptography, biometrics, software security and network security. Prerequisite(s): EET 105 (3,0)

CPS 203 Data Security & Privacy

In this course, students will learn about the security issues with data that relates to personal and organizational privacy. The students will develop the skill to identify and address critical security and privacy issues involved in the design, development and deployment of information systems. Students will be able to design and maintain the security of database containing the confidential information such as Electronic Medical Records and Biometric Data. Topics will also include legal and policy perspectives of privacy in the digital age. Prerequisite(s): CPS 201 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CPS 205 Digital Signal & Image Proecessing

This course will examine the fundamental concepts of digital signals and image in relation to security applications. Topics will include signal and image characteristics, acquisition, quantization, filtering, enhancement, spectral analyses, feature extraction, segmentation, and morphological transformation. Students will be trained on algorithm and mathematical tools, and practical applications of Digital Signal and Image Processing techniques. The course will also examine the digital video and its applications to security field. Prerequisite(s): CPS 201 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CPS 301 Biometric Recognition

This course will examine the concepts of automated human recognition with anatomical biometrics and behavioral biometrics. It focuses on biometric system design, biometric image and signal processing, biometric sensor technology, and anti-spoofing technology. Students will learn how each biometric works, how to process non-ideal biometric signals and images, and how to choose the right biometrics for different applications. The course also covers the security and privacy issue of biometrics. Prerequisite(s): CPS 205 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CPS 303 Operating System & Security

This course presents the state of the art of OS security to students. It covers OS-level mechanisms, and how they relate to mitigating and defending against malware attacks on computer systems, such as buffer overflow, remote access Trojan, self-propagating worms, large-scale botnets, etc. Basic OS security techniques such as logging, system call auditing, address space randomization, memory protection, virtual machine introspection (VMI) will be discussed. Other techniques, such as host-based intrusion and detection, system randomization, vulnerability fingerprinting, and virtualization, will also be introduced. Prerequisite(s): CPS 201 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CPS 305 Foundations of Cryptography

This course examines the mathematical principles underlying encryption and cryptanalysis. It covers cryptology-related concepts in Number Theory, Group Theory, Linear Algebra, and Probability Theory. It introduces algebraic structures such as groups and fields, and covers fundamental algorithms for integer arithmetic such as primality testing and integer factorization. Upon successful completion, students will have a solid foundation to learn a variety of cryptographic algorithms. Prerequisite(s): (MTH 130 or MTH 150) and CPS 201 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CPS 401 Applied Cryptography

This course examines the inner workings of modern symmetric and public-key cryptosystems and algorithms, including DES, AES, MD5, SHA-1/2/3, RSA, multi-party computation, and elliptic curve cryptography (ECC), and the constructions of Message Authentication Code (MAC) and Digital Signature (DS). It examines the privacy applications of cryptography supporting anonymous credentials and private database lookup. Lattice-based cryptography will also be examined. Prerequisite(s): CPS 305 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CPS 405 Senior Project

This capstone course will require students to employ the technical knowledge they gathered throughout the curriculum in order to carry out an independent research project on a topic related to computer security technology. Under supervision of a Faculty member, students will produce creative projects, generate research papers, and present their work. Prerequisite(s): CPS 401 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CPS 460 Network Security

This course will examine the security threats to computer networks and techniques to secure network. Topics will include network components and protocols, access control, firewall, honeypot, intrusion detection, virtual private network, vulnerability assessment, malware propagation, denial of service attacks, investigation of network data, and security protocols. At the conclusion of the course, students will have a full understanding of security design, network monitoring, and response to network attacks. Prerequisite(s): CPS 303 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CPS 461 Penetration Testing

This course will cover a broad base of topics in ethical hacking, network defense, and offensive security. It aims to immerse students into an interactive environment where they will learn how to scan, test, and secure information systems. Students will gain in-depth knowledge and practical experience with network systems. By gaining a thorough understanding of how hackers operate, a student will be able to set up strong countermeasures and defensive systems to protect an organization's critical infrastructure and data. The students will discuss the various legal issues associated with the pen-testing and ethical hacking. Prerequisite(s): CPS 460 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CPS 462 Smart Grid Security

The course examines the fundamentals of smart power grid and the necessary background in computer security. It covers both cyber security and physical security across operational aspects of smart grid and discusses a variety of secure solutions to the smart grid, including identity management and access control, threat defense, datacenter security, WAN security, security monitoring and management, physical safety and security, generation plant security, substation security, and utility regulatory compliance. Prerequisite(s): CPS 460 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CPS 463 Distributed Systems & Security

This course explores the design and implementation of secure distributed systems. The main goal focuses on the techniques for creating functional, usable, scalable, and high-performance distributed systems with security as a built-in factor. It covers the principles and techniques behind the design of distributed systems, such as locking, concurrency, scheduling, remote procedure call and transparency, distributed shared memory, update conflicts, and the security components, such as cryptographic primitives, user authentication, secure-socket layer, imperfect communication and other types of failure, software vulnerabilities and exploits, intrusion detection and prevention. Other topics may be covered including cluster-based IP Router, Onion routing, Distributed systems at Data Center, Cloud computing and Google File System. Prerequisite(s): CPS 303 and CPS 401 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice

Philosophical and historical background of policing throughout the free world; special emphasis is placed on the heritage of British and American policing, the governmental role of law enforcement in society; administration of American justice at all levels of government. The role of technology in law enforcement and crime prevention; history, modes and impact. Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 101 Law Enforcement and Community Relations

Emphasis will be placed on the numerous and complex factors involved in the areas of human relations as they affect law enforcement. An examination of prejudices, myths, and discrimination, how to control them, and their impact in law enforcement. The use of information management tools for classifying cases with respect to issues of bias. Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 102 Juvenile Delinquency

An introduction and an orientation to the causes and treatment of juvenile delinquency; an examination of the methods of handling juvenile offenders, including interviewing techniques, screening, and referrals to social agencies. Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 105 Corrections in America

This course will discuss the history of the US correctional systems as a series of penal reforms. It will also explore the theoretical principles and critiques that direct and influence correctional policies and practices, past and present. In addition, it will investigate the populations and operations of various correctional institutions and programs: inmates and offices, jails, prisons, and community forms of correction. It will further assess the problems and challenges of current correctional practices: aging populations, mental illness, and HIV/AIDS. Moreover, it will consider the future of corrections in the context of what has been called "a culture of control". Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 115 Computer Forensics

This course is an orientation to the study of computer forensic methods. The course will include an analysis of computer hardware that is utilized in forensic investigations such as motherboards, BIOS settings, hard and floppy disk drives and controllers, SCSI controllers and drives and implementations, RAID controllers, boot sequences and related components. Also, this course will introduce the student to methods used in analyzing data storage devices and will include an examination of the physical structures, surfaces and formats of hard disks and other media. Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 200 Criminal Investigation

Introduction to criminal investigation, technical methods used at the crime scene; development of clues, identification of suspects; criminal investigation procedures including the theory of an investigation; conduct at crime scenes; collection and preservation of physical evidence, analysis of the elements that constitute all crimes. Note: The course may be offered as a writing intensive course at the discretion of the Criminal Justice Department. Students cannot get credit for both CRJ 200 and CRJ 200W. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 100 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 201 Criminalistics

The role of the Crime Laboratory in the law enforcement organization; scope of a criminalistic operation; organizational orientation of the criminalistics laboratory. Reconstruction of the crime scene through computer animation methods. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 100 and CRJ 200 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 203 Criminology

This course introduces anthropological, biological and economical, ecological, philosophical, psychological, psychiatric and sociological theories of criminal behavior as well as research evidence on the basic patterns of crime and crime trends. Computer-based data analysis of index crimes selected from the Uniform Crime Reports compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Crime Victimization Survey. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 100 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 204 Criminal Law

Elements and proof of frequent concern in law enforcement, with reference to principal rules of criminal liability. Importance of criminal law at the enforcement levels is considered from crime prevention to courtroom appearance. Particular emphasis will be placed on the New York State Penal Law. Case analysis method is employed to study case precedents. Computer software for rapid information retrieval will be introduced. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 100 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 205 Criminal Procedure Law

Rules of evidence of particular importance at the operational level in law enforcement with emphasis on criminal procedure in areas such as arrest, force, and search and seizure. Particular emphasis will be placed on the New York State Criminal Procedure Law. The use of case tracking tools within prosecution and court units and systems; the use of case outcome analytical techniques to determine trends in practice and effectiveness. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 204 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 211 Law Enforcement Administration

Principles of organization and management in law enforcement and public safety. Analysis of the major problems in police organization and administration. Developing, maintaining and using complex and multiple information systems for crime trends as well as internal organizational operations; use of management control systems and associated computer information analysis and simulation tools for police patrol planning and evaluation. Examination of the role of technology in the police crime prevention function. Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 217 Computer Forensics II

Computer Forensics II is a continuation of CRJ 115. This course covers topics such as disk geometry and organization. Master boot sector record and volume record creation and organization, file signatures for data type identification, cyclic redundancy checksum for data integrity validation, and RSA's MD5 hash values for file authentication. Other subjects introduced include the UNIX "grep" search utility, search string techniques and file signature matching, and recovery of files that are intentionally deleted, hidden, or renamed. The course examines advanced computer-based evidentiary and "discovery" data methodologies, and includes a study of evidence identification, documentation, and chain of custody procedures. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 115 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 218 Computer Forensics III

This course examines federal, state, and local computer fraud statutes to provide the student with a legal foundation to approach computer investigations. The course includes lecture elements that provide the student with the skills necessary to conduct successful computer-related investigations, and includes an examination of the processes involved in preparing an affidavit for a search warrant. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 217 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 230 Biometrics and Identity Theft

This course will introduce the history of biometrics, physiological/anatomical biometrics (fingerprint, iris, face hand geometry, DNA, ear, vascular, etc), behavioral biometrics (speech/voice, signature, gait, keyboard typing, human biosignal, etc), biometric sensor technology and anti-spoofing, and soft biometrics. Students will learn how each biometric works, and how and why different biometrics should be chosen for different applications, such as online banking, surveillance and transportation security. It also covers the security and privacy issue of biometrics. The course will provide students with an understanding of the nature and scope of Identity Theft and Computer-Related Fraud. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 115 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 300 Forensic Psychology

This course introduces the student to the study of forensic psychology, a discipline that applies psychology to the law and the criminal justice system. Topics to be covered include: the psychologist's role in the criminal courts, ethical dilemmas of psychologists working in the criminal justice system, psychological perspectives on the nature of criminality and the investigation of crime, criminal profiling, the effects of psychological empirical research on the outcome of criminal trials, and the psychology of the police, witnesses, offenders, and victims. Other new research topics in the field, such as the use of brain fingerprinting technology to determine criminal culpability will also be explored. Students completing this course cannot receive credit for PSY 300. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 100 or PSY 101 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 307 Criminal Justice Data Base Operations

The course introduces students to the meaning and structure of criminal justice data, the design of and security for criminal, legal and classified databases, the management of competing information security and confidentiality concerns, and the rights to access criminal justice records on the part of the public, corporate interests and the media. The course examines criminal justice data collection throughout the legal lifecycle (complaint, arrest, prosecution, court, corrections, probation and parole); understanding all through the prism of authenticity, value, timeliness, accountability, integration and prevention. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 115 Corequisite(s): CRJ 307L Credits: 4 (3,2)

CRJ 308 Forensic Technology

The course will introduce the student to photographic and video equipment and methods that are used for crime scene documentation and police surveillance operations, including forensic imaging analysis. The course will include a study of camera design and operation, lens selection and functions, role of light and illumination technologies, digital image editing software, and a review of the chain of custody procedures in recording and archiving images for courtroom presentation. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 201 Corequisite(s): CRJ 308L Credits: 4 (3,2)

CRJ 310 Computer Security I

This course focuses on security threats to an organization's data network such as hackers, intruders, industrial espionage and sabotage, fraud and theft. The components of computer security architecture are studied as well as the principles of security networking protocols, encryption, fault tolerance techniques, and file system protection. Additional topics covered include the protection of computer hardware and software. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 115 Credits: 3 (3,0,1)

CRJ 311 Computer Security II

This course is a continuation of CRJ 310, and includes an analysis of the security features of computer operating systems. The course will review the OSI model and describe how systems communicate with one another. Also included in the course is a detailed study of authentication technologies and how they are used to secure an organization's assets and electronic transactions. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 310 Credits: 3 (3,0,1)

CRJ 312 Computer Security III

The course examines computer software threats which include the birth, life and termination of computer viruses, their modes of operation, detection techniques, virus signatures and virus removal methods as well as other "virus like" threats which are delivered by e-mail and internet/intranet packets. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 311 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 314 Security Law and Policy

This course introduces students to the study of security law and security policies. Topics include crimes and offenses encountered by security personnel, application of criminal, civil and administrative law in the security field, employment liability, workplace violence and legal issues in security services. The course will also discuss the security policy formulation process. Students will learn how to develop security policy by incorporating federal regulatory requirements and business demands. Other topics examined are the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act, the Communications Decency Act, and the Communications Privacy Act. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 100 Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 323 Network Defense

This course will discuss the security issues in computer networks and different security mechanisms to protect the secure internal networks and systems. It will involve a study of firewall technologies, including packet filtering, proxying, network address translation, and virtual private networks. An analysis of firewall architectures, such as screening routers, screened hosts, hosts, screened subnets, perimeter networks, and internal firewalls, will be included. It will also discuss the architecture, monitoring strategies, and analysis engines of an intrusion detection system. An analysis of information transformation processes for intrusion detection, such as misuse and anomaly detection, will be covered. Additional topics will include a study of technical issues in intrusion detection such as scalability, interoperability, sensor control, reliability, integration, and user interfaces. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 115 Credits: 3 (3,0,1)

CRJ 406 Crime Analysis and Mapping

Students will learn how to analysis and apply sampled data distributions to crime patterns. Digital tools will allow students to identify trends and patterns in order to determine police service allocations based on collected data The science and foundation principles of geographical information systems design and operation will be reviewed. Homeland Security implications as well as publicly available geospatial information will also be covered as specific applications for mapping techniques. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 307 Corequisite(s): CRJ 406L Credits: 4 (3,2)

CRJ 407 Crime Prevention Systems

This course will introduce the student to the theory and practice of crime prevention and examine topics such as the relationship of the built environment to crime, designing out crime, threat assessment, target hardening, and the like. The course will also focus on residential and commercial crime prevention systems. In addition, an analysis of false alarms from the perspective of the environment, end-user errors, and equipment malfunctions will be conducted. The course concludes with a review of police studies that have examined the nature and extent of the false alarm problem as well as the laws that regulate the use of crime prevention systems by public and private agencies. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 406 Corequisite(s): CRJ 407L Credits: 4 (3,2)

CRJ 410 Senior Project

Independent study of a Security Systems or related area of interest to both the student and a faculty member who shall act as project Advisor. The project selected will utilize competencies acquired in previous Security Systems and related courses. Credits: 3 (1,0,6)

CRJ 420 Physical Security I

A study of the theory and practice of managing the movement of people in organizational settings. This lecture course examines the operating principles and applications of access control readers, card encoding technologies, locking assemblies, and system functions such as fail-safe, fail-secure, access levels, time zones, limited and unlimited access privileges, and the like. Also, the course focuses on the role of alarm systems in an organization's overall protection plan, from the control of violence in the workplace to preventing theft of company property. Sensor technologies as well as controls and signaling systems are analyzed and evaluated with applications in the following areas: perimeter, interior, occupant, and object protection. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 323 Credits: 4 (4,0,1)

CRJ 421 Physical Security II

A continuation of CRJ 420. Advanced topics include a study of camera and lens types, monitors, video signaling systems, scanners, pan and tilt positioning devices, video motion detectors, camera housings and enclosures, switchers, multiplexers, time-lapse VCRs, digital video recorders, and their interactive role in the design of CCTV systems. Analysis of illumination technologies, including fluorescent, high and low pressure sodium, metal halide, ultraviolet and infrared light sources. Other topics include the application philosophy as well as the hardware and software components of video surveillance computers, and the analysis of video field and frame compositions with reference to identification issues in criminal cases. An inquiry into the legal and ethical dimensions of surveillance, including Fourth Amendment guidelines, Plain View Doctrine cases, the Expectation of Privacy court cases and directives, and the Exclusionary Rule. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 420 Credits: 3 (3,0,1)

CRJ 430 Forensic DNA Analysis

This course will introduce the student to modern molecular biological techniques that are used in a crime laboratory. The student will be taught the theory of forensic DNA testing as well as gain practical forensic field experience. The course will cover background information on body fluid identification, DNA structure and function, analytical of DNA typing. The primary focus will be the molecular biological technique known as short tandem repeats (STR) testing. Other topics covered include sample handling, DNA databanking, results reporting, criminal cases, and case preparation and courtroom presentation. Prerequisite(s): CRJ 201 Corequisite(s): CRJ 430L Credits: 3 (2,3)

CRJ 440 Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

This course introduces the technologies associated with bitcoin and cryptocurrency, including their cryptographic building blocks and security, bitcoin’s consensus mechanism, individual components of bitcoin protocol, storage and usage of bitcoin, bitcoin mining, anonymity, community, politics, and regulation, alternative mining puzzles, bitcoin as a platform, altcoins and cryptocurrency ecosystem, and the future of bitcoin. Prequisite(s): CRJ 311 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

CRJ 490 Topics in Criminal Justice

A study of specific applications of Criminal Justice/Security Systems, with emphasis on student participation and written assignments. Critical thinking will be developed and demonstrated through understanding and interpreting the theory and practical concepts presented. Policies and advancements in the criminal justice field will be analyzed according to their advancement of knowledge and tactics used in various types of investigations and analyses. Prerequisite(s): Contingent on selected topic Credits: 3 (3,0)

DENTAL HYGIENE

DEN 015 Skills Refresher Course

This course is designed to assist students in maintaining their clinical skills following a break in their clinical sequence. Demonstration of clinical competency prior to re-entering the clinical sequence is necessary to ensure proper patient treatment. Additionally students who have not acquired sufficient clinical skills in their clinical course work will have the opportunity to remediate in this course. Credits: 2 (2 to 5,0)

DEN 102 Dental Materials and Expanded Functions

This course is concerned with the study of dental materials that are employed in dentistry for the fabrication of dental appliances and tooth restorations. It will provide the student with a basic understanding of the various procedures, materials, and devices commonly used in dental practice. Emphasis will be placed on the physical and chemical properties of dental materials and how these properties affect the care and manipulation of the materials. Basic laboratory techniques, as well as expanded functions, will be performed in the lab. Spring. Prerequisite(s): DEN 105 Corequisite(s): DEN 102L Credits: 3 (2,2)

DEN 105 Dental and Oral Anatomy

The study of the anatomy of the oral, facial complex and the morphology of the dentitions. Emphasis is placed on technical dental terminology as well as occlusion. This course includes a co-requisite laboratory designed to provide experience in mastering tooth morphology and occlusion. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program. EGL 101, CHM 124 (or High School Chemistry/Lab) and BIO 166, all with a minimum grade of C Corequisite(s): DEN 105L Credits: 3 (2,3)

DEN 106 Oral Radiology I

This course acquaints the student with the nature of ionizing radiation, the history of x-rays, and their production and properties. The theory and practice of exposing, processing, mounting, and analyzing dental radiographs and digital images are covered as well as radiation dosage, radiation hazards, and protective devices for patient and operator. Emphasis is placed on the identification of anatomic landmarks and the differentiation of these from conditions which indicate abnormality or disease. This course includes a co-requisite laboratory which includes two hours per week of laboratory activity. Prerequisite(s): DEN 105, with a minimum grade of C or higher. Corequisite(s): DEN 106L Credits: 3 (2,2)

DEN 108 Oral Histology and Embryology

This course reviews basic histological tissues. Microscopic structures of the oral tissues are studied and include the hard palate, soft palate, tongue, lips, salivary glands and tonsils. Emphasis is on the development of the face, the oral cavity and, in specific, the tooth and its surrounding tissues. Spring. Prerequisite(s): DEN 105 Credits: 2 (2,0)

DEN 110 Preventive Oral Health Concepts I

This course is an introduction to the study of Dental Hygiene. It includes an overview of the dental hygiene profession to include current and future roles of the dental hygienist. Special emphasis is placed on the hygienist as periodontal co-therapist, the responsibility of the dental hygienist to the profession and the development and strengthening of values that pertain to the profession of dental hygiene. Other topics to be covered include: principles of instrument design and use; disease transmission control; etiology and role of dental biofilm and calculus; importance of medical histories; measuring and recording of vital signs; office emergencies and planning implications for the medically compromised patient. Fall. Corequisite(s): DEN 105, 105L, 115 Credits: 2 (2,0)

DEN 115 Clinical Dental Hygiene I

This is a clinical course in the practical application of dental hygiene techniques with supplemental discussions related to the clinical practice of the dental hygienist. Emphasis is placed on proper patient and operator positioning, use of dental equipment, maintenance of an aseptic environment, intra and extra oral exams, measuring and recording of vital signs, instrumentation principles and techniques, recognizing and removing hard and soft deposits. Polishing and sharpening of instruments along with techniques and theory are included. Fall. Corequisite(s): DEN 105, 105L and 110 Credits: 3 (1,0,8)

DEN 126 Periodontology

A basic understanding of the principles and concepts associated with periodontology, including a detailed study of the periodontal tissues in both health and disease. Special emphasis is placed on the role of the dental hygienist as a periodontal co-therapist in the development of skills necessary to provide initial non-surgical and supportive periodontal therapy within the framework of a comprehensive dental hygiene care plan. Spring. Prerequisite(s): DEN 105,110, 115 and BIO 220 Credits: 2 (2,0)

DEN 201 Pain Management

This course is designed to provide an in depth study of anesthesia and pain control as it is used in Dentistry. The mechanism of actions of anesthetic agents as well as other methods of pain control will be studied, demonstrated, and practiced. This course has a co-requisite laboratory that allows students the opportunity to practice the administration of local anesthesia. Prerequisite(s): DEN 102, 105, 106, 120, 126, 220 and 225 all with a grade of C or higher Credits: 2 (1,2)

DEN 203 Principles of Nutrition for Oral Health Professionals

This course is designed to educate the dental hygiene student in basic principles of nutrition, metabolism and digestion. There is an emphasis on the biochemical function of carbohydrates, protein, lipids, vitamins, and minerals as they relate to health and wellness, nutrition and disease, energy balance, eating disorders, and the oral manifestations of nutritional deficiency. Nutrition labeling, nutrition guidelines and dietary analysis of a client’s diet and review of pertinent nutrition literature is essential to the dental hygiene process of care and therefore, is an important component to the scope of this course’s requirements. Fall. Prerequisite(s): CHM 124 (or High School Chemistry/Lab) Credits: 2 (2,0)

DEN 205 Oral Pathology

The study of the fundamentals of microscopic and gross pathology. Discussion of general pathologic processes with emphasis on pathology of the oral, dental, and periodontal tissues and their etiology and prevention. Fall. Prerequisite(s): BIO 166 Minimum Grade: C and BIO 220 Minimum Grade: C and DEN 220 and 225 Credits: 3 (3,0)

DEN 207 Oral Radiology II

Laboratory activities and experiences are designed to provide students with further practice in developing skills with intra-oral radiographic techniques. In addition, students will learn supplemental techniques that are not limited to, but include occlusal, extra-oral, digital, panoramic and specialized patients. Interpretations of radiographs will be emphasized, with integration of the role radiographs play in the dental hygiene diagnosis and treatment planning. Fall. Prerequisite(s): DEN 106 Credits: 1 (0,2)

DEN 212 Pharmacology

This course is designed to educate the dental hygiene student in the principles of pharmacology as they pertain to dentistry. In particular, the student will be taught the basics of organic compound structure, classification and nomenclature by the IUPAC system. The course will cover prescription writing, drug uptake, synthesis and elimination by the body, and the Krebs Cycle. Drugs studied will include, opioids, non-opioids, anti-infective agents, local and general anesthetics, anti-anxiety and psychotherapeutic agents, autonomic drugs, cardiovascular drugs, corticosteroids, hormones, histamines and fluoride. Students will learn how to think critically about a patient’s health history and how the patient’s medications may affect or be affected by dental office procedures. Prerequisite(s): CHM 124 (or High School Chemistry/Lab), BIO 166, 220 and DEN 220, 225 Credits: 2 (2,0)

DEN 220 Preventive Oral Health Concepts II

This course is a continuation of the study of Dental Hygiene. This course includes a detailed study of such preventive dental hygiene techniques as fluorides, nutritional counseling, patient motivation and management, oral physiotherapy techniques. Also covered are discussions on dental hygiene care planning, dental biofilm, calculus, caries, dental products, desensitization, periodontal and restorative charting. A research paper on an aspect of preventive dentistry will be expected from each student. Spring Prerequisite(s): DEN 105, DEN 110, DEN 115 Corequisite(s): DEN 225 Credits: 2 (2,0)

DEN 221 Community Oral Health I

This course is an introduction to the concepts and core principles of community oral health and provides the student with an orientation to the role of the dental hygienist as educator, resource person and consumer advocate in the field of dental public health. An introduction to epidemiology and research principles will promote a better understanding of scientific literature. In addition, the student will develop the skills necessary to assess various target populations and select educational strategies that will effectively provide culturally appropriate oral health education programs. Fall Prerequisite(s): DEN 110 and 115 Credits: 2 (2,0)

DEN 222 Community Oral Health II

This course is a continuation of the study of Community Oral Health I. Public health concepts, theories and their application at the federal, state and local levels will be explored. In addition, students will develop the skills necessary to complete a community oral health needs assessment. Participation in public health education projects is required. Spring Prerequisite(s): DEN 221W Credits: 2 (2,0)

DEN 225 Clinical Dental Hygiene II

A continuation of the practical applications of dental hygiene techniques with supplemental lectures and discussions related to the clinical practice of the dental hygienist. Spring Prerequisite(s): DEN 105, DEN 110, DEN 115 Corequisite(s): DEN 220 Credits: 3 (1,0,8)

DEN 230 Preventive Oral Health Concepts III

This course is a continuation of the development, assessment and evaluation of dental hygiene practice and knowledge through a variety of classroom techniques. Values' clarification, new advancements/technology, and current preventive methods will be discussed. Preventive oral health techniques and treatment care in association with special needs patients will be emphasized. It is intended that the student will utilize this information to assist him or her clinically to develop a patient specific protocol and comprehensive treatment plan for the child, adolescent, adult, geriatric and medically compromised patient. Fall Prerequisite(s): DEN 220, 225 and BIO 220 Corequisite(s): DEN 235 Credits: 2 (2,0)

DEN 235 Clinical Dental Hygiene III

A continuation of the development of and application of dental hygiene skills and knowledge through clinical practice in hospitals and clinics both on and off campus. Clinical participation with new innovations, and current preventive techniques in the practice of dental hygiene and application of the expanded roles of the dental hygienist will be emphasized. Fall Prerequisite(s): DEN 220, 225 and BIO 220 Corequisite(s): DEN 230 Credits: 4 (1,0,12)

DEN 240 Dental Practice Management, Ethics and Jurisprudence

Through a variety of classroom techniques, the development assessment and evaluation of dental hygiene practice will be continued. Lectures and discussions will focus on current issues in dental hygiene including ethics, jurisprudence, dental law, practice management and alternative practice settings. Presentations will be held on resume writing and role playing for job interviewing. Spring Prerequisite(s): DEN 230, 235 and BIO 220 Corequisite(s): DEN 245 Credits: 2 (2,0)

DEN 245 Clinical Dental Hygiene IV

A continuation of the development of and application of dental hygiene skills and knowledge through clinical practice in hospitals and clinics both on and off campus. Clinical participation with new innovations and current preventive techniques in the practice of dental hygiene and application of the expanded roles of the dental hygienist will be emphasized as well as dental practice management concepts. Spring Prerequisite(s): DEN 201, 230, 235 and BIO 220 Corequisite(s): DEN 240 Credits: 5 (1,0,16)

DEN 301W Current Issues in Dental Hygiene (Writing Intensive)

This course is designed to provide an overview of the current issues facing oral health care professionals as they approach the new millennium. The course will cover topics ranging from the changing role of the dental hygienist and the policies needed to support the American Dental Hygienists' Association's strategic goals, to information on trends in population demographics, self regulation/independent practice for the registered hygienist, along with government and managed care's alliance with political, economic, technological influences and its effect on the profession of dental hygiene. The course will also review the professional code of ethics and standards for dental hygienists along with gender as an issue. This is a writing intensive course. Fall Note: DEN 301W can be used to fulfill the writing intensive requirement. Prerequisite(s): Associate degree in Dental Hygiene and EGL 101 with a C or higher Credits: 2 (2,0)

DEN 302 Principles of Dental Anesthesia

This course is designed to provide an in depth study of anesthesia and pain management through the use of local anesthetic agents and the administration of nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation. The mechanism of actions of anesthetic agents as well as indications and contraindications for use, and the treatment of complications and emergencies are stressed. Other methods of pain control will be discussed through research and presentations. This course meets the New York State Education’s Department’s requirements for certification in the administration and monitoring of local infiltration anesthesia and nitrous oxide analgesia in the practice of dental hygiene. This course has a co-requisite laboratory that allows students the opportunity to practice efficient techniques of pain management through local anesthesia on clinical partners under the direct supervision of clinical faculty. Prerequisite(s): DEN 102, DEN 105, DEN 106, DEN 126, DEN 212, DEN 220, and DEN 225 with a grade of C or higher. Corequisite(s): DEN 302L Credits: 2 (1,3)

DEN 303 Practice Management for Quality Assurance

This course will involve students with concerns related to practice management. Emphasis will be placed on assuring quality care while focusing on the principles and concepts of a client-centered practice environment in our evolving health delivery system. Economics for the practice, office management, comprehensive care plans, and the use of new technology will be explored to support the practice goals. Fall Prerequisite(s): Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene Credits: 3 (2,2)

DEN 309 Oral Epidemiology in Public Health

Oral epidemiology in public health will explore the distribution and determinants of oral health-related conditions such as dental caries, periodontal disease, and oral cancer in specified populations. An in depth view on the uses of epidemiology, as it relates to the health of the public, will enable the student to document oral health needs, evaluate existing oral health programs and interventions. Students will be introduced to the role of oral epidemiology in controlling oral health problems in the community. Fall. Prerequisite(s): Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene. Credits: 3 (3,0)

DEN 310 Teaching Strategies for Health Care Educators

The Principles of education, teaching, methodology, and instructional design utilized by health care educators in schools, community outreach, hospitals, other skilled nursing facilities, and/or higher education institutions are covered in this course. Topics include performance objectives, competencies, lesson planning, syllabi construction, analysis, and formative evaluation of instruction; traditional and non-traditional teaching methodologies; academic course development; current issues in dental health and dental hygiene education. Spring Prerequisite(s): DEN 220 and DEN 322 or Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene. Credits: 3 (3,0)

DEN 322 Dental Public Health Planning

This course will provide the students with the concepts of dental public health. These principles include health literacy, oral epidemiology, and methods used to measure dental disease in a given population. Emphasis will be placed on the process of program assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation to design an intervention program to improve oral health in the community. Evidence-based prevention and research principles will be explored. In addition, students will be involved in statistical analyses that will prepare them to become patient advocates and resource persons in the dental public health setting. Prerequisite(s): DEN 220 with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

DEN 330 Essentials of Clinical Practice Theory

This course is designed to increase the knowledge of dental hygiene practice. It is a continuation of the development, and assessment of the dental hygiene process of care. This course combines the integration of theory with clinical experience in a variety of oral hygiene preventive and therapeutic procedures. New advancements in patient care as well as the introduction of new technology and current preventive methods will be analyzed and discussed. Students will apply the knowledge gained and utilize the information to develop patient specific protocols and comprehensive treatment plans in the provision of care for the child, adolescent, adult, geriatric and special needs patient. Prerequisite(s): DEN 220, DEN 225 BIO 220T with a grade of C or higher Corequisite(s): DEN 335 Credits: 2 (2,0)

DEN 335 Essentials of Clinical Practice I

This clinical course is designed to build on the foundational knowledge of dental hygiene care. There is a concentration on the development of clinical skills through the application and delivery of oral health services. A case based approach is implemented, with emphasis on dental hygiene concepts, to foster critical thinking and problem solving abilities. Clinical experiences focus on advanced instrumentation techniques and innovative advancements that include diagnostic, therapeutic and treatment technologies. Prerequisite(s): DEN 126, DEN 220, DEN 225 and BIO 220 with a grade of C or higher. Corequisite(s): DEN 330 Credits: 2 (0,0,6)

DEN 340 Dental Hygiene Law & Practice Management

This course will focus on the professional responsibility of dental hygienists. Emphasis will be placed on dental law, the professional code of ethics, core values, and standards. Situations focusing on integrity and ethical decision making will be highlighted. Additionally, topics ranging from non-traditional career paths, the changing role of the dental hygienist in alternative practice opportunities including self-regulation and independent practice will be reviewed. Relevant aspects of the political and economic influences of managed care and its impact on the profession of dental hygiene will be discussed. Prerequisite(s): DEN 302, DEN 330, DEN 335, and BIO 220 with a grade of C or higher. Corequisite(s): DEN 345 Credits: 2 (2,0)

DEN 345 Essentials of Clin Practice II

This course is a continuation of the development and application of dental hygiene skills and knowledge through clinical practice in hospitals and clinics both on and off campus. Clinical participation with new innovations and current preventive techniques in the practice of dental hygiene and application of the expanded roles of the dental hygienist will be emphasized. Prerequisite(s): DEN 302, DEN 330, DEN 335, BIO 22O all with a grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (0,0,9)

DEN 401W Health Science Research: Principles and Methods (Writing Intensive)

A profession seeking to enhance its professional stature strives for the continual development of a scientific body of knowledge fundamental to its practice. Dental hygiene research involves a systematic search for knowledge about issues of importance to the dental hygiene profession. This course is designed to develop skills in scientific research. Emphasis is placed on the research process which includes problem identification, hypothesis writing, research design data collection, and data analysis and data interpretation. This is a writing-intensive course. Fall Note: DEN 401W can be used to fulfill the writing intensive requirement. Prerequisite(s): Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene and MTH 110 or EGL101 with a C or higher and DEN 220 and DEN 322 Credits: 3 (3,0)

DEN 402 Gerontology

Gerontology is the study of aging. This course is designed to promote an understanding of the social, psychological, and biological aspects of the aging process and the relationship to health. The course will examine current theories of aging, demographic profiles of the older adult population, and the increased incidence of oral health problems as we age. Close examination of the aging process will enable the student to gain insight into the fastest growing portion of our population and recognize the needs of the elderly and the concerns of the 77 million baby boomers coming of age. Spring Prerequisite(s): Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene or DEN 220, DEN 322 and DEN 330. Credits: 3 (3,0)

DEN 406W Proposals and Grant Management for Health Programs (Writing Intensive)

This course will introduce the student to the fundamentals of proposal writing and researching grant funding sources. Students will demonstrate the preparation of supporting documentation of need, implementation, evaluation, and budgeting. The culminating project of the course will be assembling the segments of a program proposal or grant application into a final document that is worthy of submission. This is a writing-intensive course. Spring Note: DEN 406W can be used to fulfill the writing intensive requirement. Prerequisite(s): Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene and EGL 101 with a C or higher and DEN 309 Credits: 3 (3,0)

DEN 407 Dental Hygiene Practicum Seminar

This course is designed as a pre-requisite to DEN 409 Dental Hygiene Practicum. Students will have the opportunity to research and explore areas of special interest for their field placement practicum experience. Fall Prerequisite(s): Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene. Completion of at least 4 of the core DEN courses, or permission of the Department. Credits: 1 (1,0)

DEN 409 Dental Hygiene Practicum

This course provides a foundational experience and will involve students in a 40-hour self-directed practicum that is multidimensional in its scope. The specialized areas of interest are expanded to include, but are not limited to, education, research, corporate/business, health care delivery systems, and specialized practice interests. Spring. Prerequisite(s): Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene and DEN 407, with a minimum grade of C or higher. Credits: 3 (3,0)

DEN 410 Dental Hygiene Study Abroad

Bachelor degree Dental Hygiene students are afforded the opportunity to expand their international perspective of the profession. The course explores the health care delivery system and practices of dental hygiene. Students will experience the role of the Dental Hygienist in various practice settings, develop a deeper understanding of the profession, participate in research investigations and explore areas of interest. Prerequisite(s): Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene, Permission of the Department. Credits: 4 (2,10)

DEN 430 Senior Seminar I

This course will enable students to explore the role of the dental hygienist in a multidisciplinary setting while examining the principles of leadership and professional development. The course will provide information on leadership styles, qualities, traits, and virtues, mentoring, advocacy, self-reflection, and team approach healthcare. In addition, the students will identify their leadership strengths and behavioral profile. The course will encourage students to consider opportunities for professional development and team based collaborative healthcare relative to dental hygiene. Prerequisite(s): DEN 340 and DEN 345 with a grade of C or higher. Corequisite(s): DEN 435 Credit(s): 1 (1,0)

DEN 435 Advanced Dental Hygiene Practice I

This course will provide students the opportunity to advance their instrumentation and patient management skills through the participation in a dental hygiene residency program at various health care settings. Additionally, this course will emphasize the treatment of the periodontally involved patient including assessment, treatment planning, implementation of care and maintenance. Students will apply the concepts of peer evaluation and interprofessional education to prepare them for the demands of treating the more complicated patient in today’s healthcare environment. Time management skills will be enhanced in order to prepare students for demanding patient schedules in the workplace. Prerequisite(s): DEN 340 and DEN 345 with a grade of C or higher. Corequisite(s): DEN 430 Credits: 4 (0,0,12)

DEN 440 Senior Seminar II

This course will allow students to master the concepts of dental hygiene production in a dental healthcare setting. Students will investigate alternative practice settings and the emerging roles of the dental hygienist. Additionally, students will examine the role of financial planning, maximizing resources and career management, in order to gain the necessary skills for a successful dental healthcare practice. Prerequisite(s): DEN 430 and DEN 435 with a grade of C or higher. Corequisite(s): DEN 445 Credit(s): 1 (1,0)

DEN 445 Advanced Dental Hygiene Practice II

This course is a continuation of Advanced Dental Hygiene Practice I. This capstone course will require students to present case studies utilizing advanced dental hygiene practice skills. Additionally, students will spend time in a healthcare facility dental hygiene residency program. Students will also provide care to patients in the Dental Hygiene Care Center at Gleeson Hall. Prerequisite(s): DEN 430 and DEN 435 with a grade of C or higher. Corequisite(s): DEN 440 Credits: 4 (0,0,12)

ECONOMICS

ECO 110 Introduction to Personal Finance

Students will learn how to navigate the financial decisions they must face and how to make informed decisions related to budgeting, banking, credit, insurance, spending, taxes, saving, investing, inheritance, and living independently. The course will develop financial literacy skills, an understanding of economic principles, and will provide a basis for responsible citizenship and career success. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 120 The Global Economy

This course provides an overview of current global economic issues. Basic economic concepts are introduced in order to explain differences in the level of development among countries, the direction of trade, the causes and effects of international financial crises, and the motivations of some countries to transition to a market economy. The course also discusses the way in which countries coordinate efforts to deal with matters of international concern such as pollution and global warming. Topics also include the role of international institutions including the World Bank, the international Monetary Fund, the World Trade Organization, and the United Nations. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 156 Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics)

This course is designed to introduce classic macroeconomic issues such as unemployment, inflation, national income and economic growth. The course will provide a unified framework to address these issues and to study the impact of different policies, such as monetary and fiscal policies, on the aggregate behavior of the economy. Analytical tools will be used to understand the experiences of the United States and other countries, and to address how current policy initiatives affect their macroeconomic performance. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 157 Principles of Economics (Microeconomics)

This course introduces students to fundamental economic concepts and theory, including demand, supply, and the formation of equilibrium prices in product and resource markets. Students will learn a specific set of analytical tools as well as how to apply them to current policy issues. In addition, the course offers an introduction to applied fields such as industrial organization (market structures), labor economics, international trade, and market failure. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 205 Introduction to Social Science Modeling

This course introduces students to the technique of social science modeling by learning and applying a variety of different models of individual and social behavior. It will use basic concepts in probability and simple economic models (including, but not limited to, supply and demand, two-person prisoners’ dilemma, and indifference curves) to understand issues such as competition, purchasing/investment decisions, risk-taking and risk-avoiding behavior, diversity, and collective action. This course is designed for all students interested in getting a deeper exposure to economics than is available at the 100 level, and economics majors preparing to take more advanced classes in economics. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 or ECO 157 Credit(s): 3 (3,0)

ECO 250 Quantitative Analysis for Economics

This course introduces students to basic mathematical techniques used in economic analysis. It applies differential calculus and linear algebra to economic analysis. Topics include: functions, equations in economics, constrained optimization, partial differentiation, and linear algebra. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 or 157 and (MTH 117 or 129) Corequisite(s): MTH 117 or MTH 129 (to be taken before ECO 250 or simultaneously) Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 255 Money and Banking

A description of American central banking, the structure and development of commercial banks and non-bank financial intermediaries, the nation's money and capital markets, bank regulation and supervision, monetary theory and its policy implications, and the operation of the system in international payments. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 259 Contemporary Economic Issues and Problems

Explores and analyzes the problems and issues of inflation, unemployment, and the necessity of urban renewal, the growth of corporate conglomerates, and the social and political ramifications in the world's money markets, together with the reasons giving rise to these occurrences. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 260 Intermediate Microeconomics

This course provides students with a critical examination and introduction to the analysis of markets, demand theory, production, theory of the firm, market structure, general equilibrium and welfare analysis, and introductory game theory. The course introduces students to introductory modeling and mathematical methods used in microeconomics to model and estimate demand relationships, production functions, market behavior, and risk and uncertainty. Prerequisite(s): ECO 157 and (MTH 117 or 129) Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 262 Managerial Economics

This course introduces students to the use of economic methods for managerial decision-making. The focus of the course is on the practical application of economic techniques to business problems, including: the theory of the firm, demand estimation, production functions, cost estimation, market structure, pricing strategy, and game theory. Note: Students completing this course may not receive credit for ECO 260 Prerequisite(s): ECO 157 and (MTH 117 or 129) Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 270 Intermediate Macroeconomics

Study of aggregate economic analysis. With attention to the determination of the level of income, employment, and inflation (IS-LM); Fiscal and monetary stabilization policies critically examines both theories, and the policies associate with them; the macroeconomic implications of fixed and flexible exchange rates in the presence of international capital mobility supply-sided economics. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 and (MTH 117 or MTH 129) Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 303 Arts and Entertainment Economics

An analysis and in-depth study of the economics and economic impact of the arts and entertainment activities. Topics include arts demand and supply, live performing and cultural arts, profit and non-profit entertainment industries, music and film industry (recorded arts) arts venues, museums, and performing arts centers and economic models of nonprofit cultural organizations. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 and 157 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 304 Sports Economics

An analysis and in-depth study of the economics and economic impact of professional and amateur sports. Topics include team and league structures, labor relations, stadium financing, consumer demand for sports, and the role and impact of public and private subsidies. The student should be able to: identify and explain the economic principles and problems associated with sports team ownership, stadium economics, as well as the impact and effects of radio and television broadcast rights on sports economics. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 or 157 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 310 Health Economics and Policy

The aim of this course is to introduce students to the application of economic thinking to the analysis of health policy and health systems. Specifically, we will survey the organization, financing and delivery of health services, the economic evaluation of alternative methods of providing health care, priority setting and resource allocation and the health behaviors of individuals. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 or 157 and junior level standing Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 312 Economics of Non-Profit Organizations

This course provides an overview of the regulatory and legal constraints that nonprofit organizations face in the global economy. Students will analyze the strategies nonprofits use in adapting to fluctuating economic and political circumstances. The course will focus on the development of national, international, and transnational nonprofit organizations and the challenges embedded in the regions and industries in which they operate. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 or 157 and junior level standing Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 320 Internet and Network Economics

A study of the economic structure and growth of the modern economy focusing on the effect and impact of emerging technologies on industry, employment, financial markets and market structure. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 or ECO 157 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 321 Engineering Economics

This course will provide students with a basic understanding of the economic aspects of engineering in terms of the evaluation of engineering proposals with respect to their worth and cost. Topics include: introduction to Engineering Economics; interest and interest formulas; equivalence and equivalence calculations; evaluation of replacement alternatives and operational activities; basic fundamentals of cost accounting. Prerequisite(s): Admission to a Tech Program or approval of this Department chair. Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 330 Modern Economic Thought

The purpose of this course is to study the most important economic theories of the recent past in order to gain a better understanding, not only of these earlier economic theories, but also of the nature of economic theory in general and of the strengths and weaknesses of modern micro and macro-economics and policymaking. We will study the major schools of Modern Economic Thought -Neo-Classical, Austrian, Keynesian, Monetarist, etc. We will examine these theories to trace the long term thought on economic problems like value theory, money and inflation, free trade, macro- economics stability, etc. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 and ECO 157 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 340 International Trade

First of a two semester offering to provide a comprehensive exposition of the theory and principles of international trade, the importance of international trade in interdependent economics, and a knowledge of international trade institutions and how they relate to U.S. commercial policy. The material will employ an analytical as well as historical and institutional approach. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 or ECO 157 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 341 International Finance

Second half of a two semester offering to provide theoretical and practical knowledge of international finance, its relationships to financial markets, and the international monetary system as it relates to the U.S. economy. The course work will focus on balance of payments, foreign exchange markets and the international monetary system. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 or ECO 157 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 342 Financial Economics

This course introduces students to the basic mathematical models, techniques and forms of analysis used in financial economic analysis. Topics covered include uncertainty and financial decision-making, mean-variance model of portfolio selection, Black-Scholes option pricing formula, utility functions, computational techniques and stochastic volatility. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 or ECO 157 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 350 Economics of Global Disasters

This course focuses on the inter-relationship between natural and manmade hazards and disasters and the economy. Disasters within the economic and sociology literature arise when an event impacts the physical, social and economic infrastructure beyond its normal absorptive capacity. Topics covered and examined include natural hazards and their effects on regional development, manmade disasters, methods of hazard analysis, impact estimation techniques, and disaster planning and mitigation, public policy and issues. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 and ECO 157 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 358 Economics of Labor

Economics of Labor explores how individuals enhance their economic well-being through their work behavior and examines the role of labor markets in explaining disparities of wealth. Topics include the static labor market and its internal structure, the composition of the labor force, the nature of a job search, the life cycle human capital model, determination and classification of wages and wage structure, the American labor movement and the role of labor unions. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 or ECO 157 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 360 Introduction to Experimental Economics

This course will introduce students to the intersection of two research programs: behavioral economics and analytic game theory. Students will leave this class able to make predictions using game theory and will understand how bounded rationality affects those predictions. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 or 157 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 372 Eco of Games & Strat w Bus App

This course is an overview of strategic interaction presented in the context of game theory. The course will prepare students for analyzing and solving problems where the outcome of an interaction depends directly on the decisions of all the individuals involved. After developing the analytical tools required to understand strategic interactions, students will apply these tools to problems in business management related to marketing, managerial decision-making, business law, pricing strategy, and the dynamics of competition. Prerequisite(s): ECO 157 and (MTH 116 or MTH 117 or MTH 129 or ECO 250) and junior level status Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 380 Econometrics

Students will learn and apply statistical methods used in empirical economic analysis. The course will cover the following topics: the fundamentals of probability and statistics, hypothesis testing, multivariate linear regression using Ordinary Least Squares (OLS), the statistical properties of OLS under less than ideal circumstances, the use of dummy variables, and specification analysis. Prerequisite(s): MTH 110 and (MTH 117 or MTH 129) and (ECO 156 or ECO 157) Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 390 Special Topics in Economics

This course enables students to explore a range of diverse topical and current issues in economics and will require extensive readings, analysis, and written work. Students should consult with the department prior to registering for this course. Prerequisite(s): ECO 156 or ECO 157 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 401 Industrial Organization

This course teaches students how to apply industrial organization theory to data. The course will cover strategic models of firm competition and analyze industrial policy issues. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the microeconomic and game theoretic frameworks necessary to study simplified models in industrial organization. Students will analyze topics including monopoly, oligopoly, cartels and collusion, market structure, price discrimination, product differentiation, technological change, advertising, and auction mechanisms. Prerequisite(s): ECO 250 and (ECO 260 or ECO 262) and senior level standing Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 410 Public Finance

This course introduces students to the issues, interactions and inter-relationships arising between the market and government policy-making. Topics covered include: tools of public finance, budget analysis, externalities, political economy, cost-benefit analysis, taxation and policy, social insurance, income distribution and welfare. Prerequisite(s): (ECO 260 or 262) and (ECO 255 or 270) Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 412 Cost-Benefit Analysis

This course will focus on the principles of applied economic and welfare analysis. The basic theory of cost-benefit analysis is presented and its relevance for social policy analysis is established. Applications of cost-benefit analysis are examined in the light of management decision making, theoretical grounding in finance, accounting, marketing, investment and planning. The applications of cost-benefit analysis in the health care, non-profit, entertainment, transportation and information technology sectors are also examined. Prerequisite(s): (ECO 260 or 262) and (ECO 255 or 270) Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 420 Economics of Science and Technology

This course is an examination of technology based growth and development both in historical and current contexts. Topics include technology-based economic development, the role of human capital, technology transfer, intellectual property rights and patents, and network economics. Prerequisite(s): ECO 260 or 262 and (ECO 255 or 270) Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 430 Urban and Regional Economics

This course will focus on the economics of cities and regions as well as the challenges faced by economic agents in urban areas. Students will gain an understanding of the economic forces that lead to the development of cities and their cohesion within regional economies. The course will enrich the typical spaceless economic analysis by introducing a spatial dimension. Students will focus on analyzing and prescribing policy to address the challenges of crime, transportation, firm location, housing, education, and local government in the local and regional economies. Prerequisite(s): (ECO 260 or 262) and (ECO 255 or 270) Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 435 Environmental Economics and Policy

This course provides a survey of the fundamental concepts underlying economic approaches to environmental policy, illustrates applications of these concepts in the real world and offers students the opportunity to apply their new knowledge toward understanding a current environmental problem. Prerequisite(s): ECO 260 or 262 and (ECO 255 or 270) Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 440 Topics in Applied Economics

A treatment of diverse topics chosen by the department for their importance in current economics. The course will require extensive reading, analysis and written work depending on the topic. Students should check with the department before registering for this course regarding anticipated topics for the semester. Prerequisite(s): ECO 260 or 262 and (ECO 255 or 270) Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 441 Economics of Gender

In this class economics theory and analysis will be used to address questions on gender differences in education, career choices, household decisions, and earnings. Models of labor supply and demand, allocation of resources within household, human capital, earning equation, and discrimination will be introduced and data will be examined to test these economic theories. Gender-related policy issues and applications will also be discussed. Prerequisite(s): ECO 260 or 262 and (ECO 255 or 270) Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 450 International Development Economics

This course will introduce some of the fundamental questions and issues surrounding the development process including topics such as: economic structure, economic growth models dual sector models, export led growth, as well as a range of applied and historical examples including an overview of African, Asian, and Latin American development experiences, and current issues in economic development. Prerequisite(s): ECO 260 or 262 or ECO 255 or 270 Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 480 Forecasting

This course the methodology and applications of econometric forecasting and time series analysis. Topics include linear regression model, stationarity, modeling seasonality, arima models, and volatility. Prerequisite(s): ECO 380 and 260 or (ECO 262 and 255 or ECO 270) Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 489 Economic Internship

Advanced third and fourth year applied economics students will be placed in a public or private sector setting in which the student will be able to gain work experience in applied economics analysis. A written report on the internship experience is required of the student at the conclusion of the internship. Students may not repeat this course for credit. Prerequisite(s): ECO 262 and ECO 260 or (ECO 250 and 255 or ECO 270) Credits: 3 (1,0,6 to 33)

ECO 490W Economic Research and Reporting (Writing Intensive)

This course introduces students to the methods and techniques of economic analysis, data and statistical analysis, interpretation of results, documentation, article preparation, and the report presentation. This is a writing-intensive course. Note: Students cannot get credit for ECO 490 and 490W; ECO 490W can be used to fulfill the writing intensive requirement. Note: Offered at the discretion of the Economics Department Prerequisite(s): ECO 260 or ECO 262 and (ECO 270 or ECO 255) and ECO 250 and ECO 380 and EGL 101 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

ECO 491 Applied Economic Analysis

This course is a follow-up to the economic research and reporting course. Its goal is to prepare the student to conduct independent research in consultation with their advisor, students will develop a senior project in an area of current economic interest. They will participate in seminar and present their research, culminating in a completed report and presentation on their research topic. Prerequisite(s): ECO 490 or 490W Credits: 3 (1,0,6)

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

EET 104 DC/AC Circuits

An introductory course to the fundamentals and basic principles of DC and AC circuits. Topics covered include: The definition of current, voltage and passive circuit elements such as, resistors, capacitors, and inductors, through their I-V characteristic relationships. Ohm's Law Power, Kirchoff's Current and Voltage Laws, Voltage and Current Divider Rules, and their basic applications in the analysis of series, parallel and series-parallel circuits. The fundamental Network Theorems, Superposition, Thevenin's and Norton's equivalent circuits and Maximum Power Transfer. AS signal waveforms and their Average and RMS value, alternating current, voltage and power resistors, capacitors and inductors in AC circuits, ideal transformers and the concept of resonance. Introduction to the operation and basic applications of first order passive, low and high pass, RC filters. Corequisite(s): MTH 129 Credits: 4 (3,2)

EET 105 Introduction to Digital Electronics

An introduction to the fundamental concepts of Digital Electronics. Topics covered: Number systems, Boolean Algebra, Logic Gates, Combinational Circuits, Karnaugh Map Minimization Techniques, Adders, Signed Numbers, Multiplexers, Code-Converters, Decoders, Encoders, Comparators and 7-segment displays. The laboratory component of the course reinforces the topics covered in the theory through relevant experiments performed by students using logic trainers. Corequisite(s): EET 111 or EET 104 Credits: 2 (1,3)

EET 110 Computer Applications

An introduction to computer programming with applications. Examples and assignments are drawn from problems in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology. The course uses Windows based PCs, the "C/C++" programming language (visual C++), and IEEE-488 Standard interfacing to programmable instrumentation. Prerequisite(s): EET 111 Credits: 2 (1,2)

EET 111 Electric Circuits I

A basic course in direct current circuit theory. Concepts of charge, current and voltage; Ohm's Law, Kirchoff's Laws; analysis of series, parallel, and combination circuits; mesh and nodal analysis; Superposition, Thevenin's and Norton's theorems; maximum power transfer theorem; electric fields and capacitance; magnetic fields and inductance; analysis of R-C and R-L switching networks. The laboratory is coordinated with, and supports, the theory course. Corequisite(s): MTH 129 Credits: 4 (3,2,1)

EET 113 Electric Circuits II

This is the second of a two-course sequence designed to provide the background needed to analyze electric networks. Topics covered in this course include sinusoidal waveforms and non-sinusoidal waveforms; the phasor representation of sinusoidal signals; the use of complex numbers to analyze R-C, R-L, and R-L-C networks under sinusoidal steady-state conditions; series and parallel resonance; average power calculations; simple passive filters, frequency response (dB magnitude and phase) and its relations to the step response of simple R-C, R-L and R-L-C networks; transformer principles and types of transformers; three phase balance systems. Prerequisite(s): EET 111 and MTH 129 Credits: 4 (3,2,1)

EET 118 Semiconductor Devices and Circuits

Fundamentals of semiconductor diodes and bipolar junction transistors are discussed in this course. Topics covered include: Q point operating conditions of semiconductor diodes in various circuit configurations, full and half-wave rectification, capacitor input filters, zener diodes and basic linear DC power supply configurations. Q point operating conditions of BJT transistors in various bias configurations are analyzed as well as small signal single-stage and multi-stage amplifiers at mid-band frequencies in terms of voltage gain, current gain, power gain, input impedance, output impedance, AC load lines and signal node voltages. Corequisite(s): EET 113 Credits: 4 (3,3)

EET 191 Electric Circuits Concepts and Components

An introductory lecture/demonstration course in the terminology, concepts, and components of electric circuits. The aim is to give students from other disciplines (e.g. Office Management, Nursing, etc.) sufficient knowledge and understanding to effectively communicate with technical specialists in this field. Prerequisite(s): Sequential (Integrated) Math 1 Credits: 4 (4,0)

EET 200 Electronic Devices & Circuits

Principles and characteristics of semiconductor devices and linear integrated circuits are discussed. Devices studied include: semiconductor diodes, zener diodes, bipolar junction transistors, photodiodes and transistors, field- effect and metal oxide semiconductor transistors, thryristors , and operational amplifiers in various DC power supply, small signal and power amplifier configurations as well as wave shaping circuits. Simulation software will be used throughout the course in both theory and laboratory exercises. Prerequisite(s): EET 104 Credits: 4 (3,2)

EET 223 Digital Electronics

Analysis and design of combinational and sequential logic circuits. SSI and MSI circuits; flip-flops, counters, and shift registers; integrated circuit families; multiplexers; semiconductor memory devices; D/A and A/D converters. The associated laboratory reinforces the topics covered in the theory through relevant experiments performed by the student. A formal report is part of the laboratory requirement. Prerequisite(s): EET 105, EET 118 Credits: 4 (3,2)

EET 224 Amplifiers

Signal parameters of Class A and Class B power amplifiers as well as operational amplifiers are studied in this course. Topics covered include, efficiency, dB, dBm, heat sinks, JFET and MOSFET transistors, operational amplifiers, and the frequency response of amplifier circuits. In addition, operational amplifier characteristics and models are used in the analysis of open loop and closed loop amplifiers. Adders, subtractors, active filters, comparators, differentiators, integrators, and the Schmitt trigger are also studied. Feedback concepts and the effect of feedback on gain, impedance and frequency response of amplifiers are studied as well as circuit stability, gain, and phase margins. Simulation software is used in the analysis of operating conditions and frequency response of amplifiers. Formal Report writing is part of the Laboratory requirement. Prerequisite(s): EET 118 Corequisite(s): EET 110, MTH 130 Credits: 4 (3,3)

EET 225 Communications Electronics

An introduction to communication signals and circuits. Topics include: filters, simple audio and RF oscillators, interpretation and application of Fourier series; mathematics of amplitude; frequency and phase modulation; basic transmitter circuitry; superheterodyne receivers for various modulation methods; multiplexing techniques including FM stereo multiplexing. Introduction to Digital Transmission Techniques as time permits. Prerequisite(s): EET 224 Credits: 4 (3,3)

EET 251 Microprocessors

Fundamental microprocessor and microcontroller concepts; architecture, memory, memory interfacing, programming, signals, timing, delay calculations, I/O interfacing and interrupts. The students will be required to interface input and output devices to the embedded controller and quantify associated hardware/software trade-offs. Laboratory work requires programming in assembly language and in C/C++. Prerequisite(s): EET 223 Credits: 3 (2,3)

EET 311 Network Analysis

A calculus based network analysis course that introduces the use of Laplace transforms in the analysis of both active and passive lumped parameter time-invariant linear networks. Topics covered include Mesh and Nodal analysis using matrix formulations; the network theorems; impedance and the modeling of initial conditions; first and second order systems; transfer functions; poles and zeros; impulse and step response; forced and natural response as well as system stability and time domain response. The sinusoidal steady state (AC) phasor transformation and its relation to the Laplace transform and the frequency response of networks are also included. The laboratory utilizes simulation of electric networks. Corequisite(s): MTH 236 Credits: 4 (3,2)

EET 316 Digital Design

Introduction to Digital Design using FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Arrays) and VHDL (Hardware Description Languages). The FPGA circuits are designed using Schematic Capture as well as VHDL. The target chips are Xilinx FPGAs and Xilinx tools are used to simulate and to "place and route" the design. Designs are then tested using FPGA based platforms. Prerequisite(s): EET 223 Credits: 4 (3,3)

EET 317 Industrial Electronics

Selected topics involving Difference and Instrumentation amplifiers with Transducer Bridge applications. Linear and Switching mode regulated power supply operation with analysis and design techniques using existing industrial ICs Thyristor characteristics with SCR, DIAC and TRIAC applications in power control circuits. Theory concepts are illustrated in the laboratory. Formal report writing is part of the laboratory requirement. Prerequisite(s): EET 224 Credits: 4 (3,2)

EET 327 Signal Processing

The course will provide the students with an introduction to continuous-time and discrete-time signals and systems. Topics to be covered include: Linear Time-Invariant (LTI) systems, Laplace transforms, transfer function, impulse and step response, transient and steady state responses, frequency response, Bode plots, passive and active filters, modulation, oscillators. Fourier series and Fourier transforms, power spectral density and Parseval’s theorem. Random signals and noise. Signal-to-noise ratio. Discrete-time signals. Sampling, filtering, convolution, Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT), Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) algorithms, and the z-transform. The use of MATLAB is integrated throughout the course in laboratory exercises, demonstrations and student projects. Prerequisite(s): EET 311 Credits: 4 (3,3)

EET 414 Transmission Lines and Antennas

Introduction to transmission lines. Transient response for conditions of matched and mismatched impedance. Definition of reflection and transmission coefficients. Sinusoidal signals, standing wave ratio and use of the Smith chart. Power measurement. Introduction to antennas. Radiation pattern and impedance of simple dipole antennas. Formal laboratory report writing required. Prerequisite(s): EET 225 Credits: 4 (3,2)

EET 418 Microprocessor Interfacing and Control

This course covers an in-depth study of microprocessor systems by exploring the internal functions of a computer. Hardware and software capabilities are studied in order to build a foundation for the design and interfacing of microprocessor based systems using real world examples. Assembly as well as a high level language such as "C++" is used in various programming projects and in interfacing devices. Prerequisite(s): EET 110 and EET 251 Credits: 4 (3,2)

EET 420 Linear Systems and Controls

This course covers the principles and characteristics of continuous time invariant linear systems and controls as well as the basic performance parameters and analysis techniques of such systems. Topics include: Review of Laplace Transforms and their applications in analyzing the performance of systems in terms of their impulse and step response; block diagram models, signal flow graphs, and state variable representation of systems; second order active filters and the performance characteristics of second order systems in terms of overshoot, speed and setting time. Feedback Control System characteristics, the Routh-Hurwitz stability criteria, and the application of Root Locus and Frequency Response techniques in the analysis of control systems are also covered. The laboratory utilizes MATLAB to demonstrate and enhance the theory principles covered in the lecture portion of the course. Prerequisite(s): EET 311 Corequisite(s): MTH 245 Credits: 4 (3,2)

EET 426 Digital Communications

An introduction to digital communications systems. Topics covered include; the sampling theorem; PCM systems; synchronization techniques; noise analysis and reduction; FSK; PSK; bit error rates; hamming codes; and an introduction to fiber optic systems. Prerequisite(s): EET 225 Credits: 3 (3,0)

EET 428 Advanced Microprocessors Theory

This course covers various hardware applications of a special purpose microprocessor systems and peripheral devices such as floating point processors and interrupt controllers. Practical approaches of interfacing the microprocessor with different systems are explored. Laboratory assignments make use of assembly level as well as a high level programming language. Prerequisite(s): EET 418 Credits: 4 (3,3)

EET 440 Data Communications and Networking

This course covers the basic concepts of networking and computer connectivity. Several network topologies and related media access techniques are explored. The rudiments of Data Communications and Open System Interconnection (OSI) are discussed in detail. Students will learn the components of a client server networks using the Novell's Net Ware/ Intra Net Ware. Certain protocols such as TCP/IP and SPX/IPX are also discussed. Laboratory experiments are designed to give students a hands on experience in Network administration, configuration and resource management. Completion of this course includes a final project related to the design of a local area network, complete with Layers I and II, as well as the Directory Tree Structure based on the netware. An oral presentation by each student of his/her project is required. Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of digital electronics; familiarity with a real time operating system; ability to program in a high level language. Credits: 4 (3,3)

EET 441 Advanced Networking

This course is a continuation of EET 440, Networking and Data Communications. The principles of Architecture Layering, Multiplexing and Encapsulation are discussed. TCP/IP, IPX, PPP, ISDN and Frame Relay Protocols are covered. Network equipment such as repeaters, bridges router hubs and switches are studied in detail. Equipment examples are drawn from key vendors such as CISCO, 3COM and Cabletron. The laboratory portion of the course will concentrate on experiments and projects designed using CISCO Systems networking equipment, such as 2500 and 2600 series routers, 1900 and 2900 catalysts switches. The students will also learn how to design networks using VLANS on the above mentioned equipment. Prerequisite(s): EET 440 Credits: 4 (3,3)

EET 450 Design Concepts

General design considerations and concepts with particular emphasis in "worst case" design and "optimum" design. Case studies will be provided through examples of different areas of Electrical Engineering Technology. Product development procedures and processes will be presented along with testing and costing considerations. By the end of this course students must select their senior design project for EET 452W and must submit an appropriate proposal. Prerequisite(s): Completion of junior level EET courses or Department permission. Credits: 2 (2,0)

EET 452W Design Project (Writing Intensive)

The student's overall technical knowledge is applied to this "capstone" design project under the supervision of faculty. A complete oral and written presentation is required of each student explaining the design process and specifications, cost considerations, testing and/or computer simulation results when appropriate. Note: Students will be expected to write short exercises, as well as longer papers that will be revised and graded. This is a writing-intensive course. Note: EET 452W can be used to fulfill the writing intensive requirement. Prerequisite(s): EET 450 and EGL 101 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 2 (1,2)

EET 490 Selected Topics in Electrical Engineering Technology

Courses that range from 490-499 are selected topics of current interest in Computer and/or Electrical Engineering Technology. Prerequisite(s): Contingent upon selected topic Credits: 3 (2,3)

EET 491 Selected Topics in Electrical Engineering Technology

Courses that range from 490-499 are selected topics of current interest in Computer and/or Electrical Engineering Technology. Prerequisite(s): Contingent upon selected topic Credits: 3 (2,3)

EET 492 Selected Topics in Electrical Engineering Technology

Courses that range from 490-499 are selected topics of current interest in Computer and/or Electrical Engineering Technology. Prerequisite(s): Contingent upon selected topic Credits: 3 (2,3)

EET 493 Selected Topics in Electrical Engineering Technology

Courses that range from 490-499 are selected topics of current interest in Computer and/or Electrical Engineering Technology. Prerequisite(s): Contingent upon selected topic Credits: 3 (3,0)

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EGL 097 Basic Writing Skills

A developmental course concerned with the improvement of written communication skills. Students review grammar and mechanics, syntax, vocabulary, paragraph and essay organization, and reading skills. Students are required to pass an exit exam, and a pass/repeat grade is awarded for the course. This course is not applicable toward a degree. Fall, Spring, Pass/Repeat Grade will not be computed into GPA. 3 ncu (non-credit units) (3,0)

EGL 101 Composition I: College Writing

This is the first part of a required sequence in college essay writing. Students learn to view writing as a process that involves generating ideas, formulating and developing a thesis, structuring paragraphs and essays, as well as revising and editing drafts. The focus is on the development of critical and analytical thinking. Students also learn the correct and ethical use of print and electronic sources. At least one research paper is required. A grade of C or higher is a graduation requirement. Note: Students passing a departmental diagnostic exam given on the first day of class will remain in EGL 101; all others will be placed in EGL 097. Prerequisite is any of the following: successful completion of EGL 097; an SAT essay score (taken prior to March 1, 2016) of 7 or higher; an SAT essay score (taken after March 1, 2016) of 5 or higher; on-campus placement testing. Credits: 3 (3,0)

EGL 102 Composition II: Writing About Literature

This is the second part of the required introductory English composition sequence. This course builds on writing skills developed in EGL 101, specifically the ability to write analytical and persuasive essays and to use research materials correctly and effectively. Students read selections from different literary genres (poetry, drama, and narrative fiction). Selections from the literature provide the basis for analytical and critical essays that explore the ways writers use works of the imagination to explore human experience. Grade of C or higher is a graduation requirement. Prerequisite(s): EGL 101 Credits: 3 (3,0)

EGL 200 Shakespeare

A survey of representative comedies, tragedies, romances, and histories showing Shakespeare's dramatic variety. Acting styles are emphasized with the use of recordings, tapes and, when possible, live performances. Prerequisite(s): EGL 102 with a grade of C or higher Credits: 3 (3,0)

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