Jun 16, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2014 - 2015 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2014 - 2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  
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    EEC 310 - Electric Circuits I

    [4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite or corequisite: ESC 250. Basic electrical concepts; network theorems; circuit laws; resistance, capacitance, inductance; response of RC, RL and RLC circuits to initial conditions and constant forcing functions; AC steady-state analysis and AC power; integration of computer applications using PSPICE.


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    EEC 311 - Electric Circuits II

    [4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: EEC 310, ESC 250. Prerequisite or corequisite: PHY 244. Continuation of EEC 310. Polyphase AC circuits; magnetically-coupled circuits; frequency response and resonance; two-port networks; Laplace transform analysis of circuits; transfer functions, poles and zeros; convolution; Fourier series and Fourier transform analysis; integration of computer applications using PSPICE.


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    EEC 312 - Electric Circuits Laboratory

    [2 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EEC 310. Co-or prerequisite: EEC 311. Selected laboratory experiments in electric circuits.


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    EEC 313 - Electronics I

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: ESC 250, EEC 310. Prerequisite or corequisite: EEC 311. Rectifier diodes and applications; Zener diodes and applications; biasing BJT and FET amplifiers; small signal analysis of BJT and FET amplifiers; power amplifiers; amplifier frequency response.


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    EEC 314 - Electronics II

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: EEC 311, 313. Corequisite: EEC 315. Operational amplifiers and op-amp applications, active filters, oscillator circuits, and amplifier frequency response.


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    EEC 315 - Electronics Laboratory

    [2 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: EEC 311, 313. Prerequisite or corequisite: EEC 314. Selected experiments on electronic circuits.


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    EEC 361 - Electromechanical Energy Conversion

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: EEC 311and MTH 283. Ampere's and Faraday's laws applied to electromechanical energy conversion devices. Induced torque and induced voltage in both motors and generators. Analysis of the sinusoidal steady-state operation and performance of three-phase motors and generators. Control under different steady-state loading conditions.


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    EEC 383 - Digital Systems

    [3 credit(s)]
    Pre- or co-requisite: EEC 310. Coverage includes binary number systems, Boolean algebra, combinational logic design principles, combinational logic design practices, finite state machine, sequential logic design principles, and sequential logic design practices.


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    EEC 414 - Writing in Electrical & Computer Engineering

    [2 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: None. This course is designed to enhance the ability of students to write effectively on topics within the discipline of electrical amd computer engineering. A substantial written report is one of the requirements. Students enrolled in EEC 414 must be concurrently enrolled in any 300-or 400-level content-based EEC course excluding laboratory courses and Senior Design. Prior to registering for EEC 414, students must obtain a written agreement of the instructor of the content-based course certifying that the instructor will serve as a grader of the writing required in EEC 414. The content course instructor, in consultation with the student, will determine the topic of the written report.


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    EEC 417 - Embedded Systems

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: EEC 314, 315, 383 and 384. Software design of microcontroller-based embedded systems. Topics covered include microcontroller architecture, assembly programming, real-time interrupts, external interrupts, program size considerations, input/output issues, analog-to-digital conversion, serial port reception/transmission, step motor control, RS232 communication, and mathematics in a fixed point microcontroller.


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    EEC 421 - Software Engineering

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EEC 483. Software process, methods, and tools; phases of software development process including requirements analysis, design, coding, and testing; methods and techniques for software engineering, and software project management, metrics, and quality assurance.


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    EEC 430 - Digital Signal Processing

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: EE: EEC 314, 315,383, 384; CE: EEC 313, 316,383, 384. Modeling of DSP operations using discrete-time signals and systems: difference equations, Z-transforms, Fourier methods; signal sampling (A/D) and reconstruction (D/A); digital filters; sample rate converters and oversampling; DFT, and fast convolution; delta-sigma converters; selected applications. Out-of-class projects done using Matlab.


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    EEC 440 - Control Systems

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: EEC 314 and 315 for EE students; EEC 313 and 316 for CE students. Analysis and design of control systems. Topics covered include: the use of feedback; modeling and the use of mathematical model in understanding behavior of dynamic systems; useful design tools such as PID, root-locus, loop shaping, pole placement; robustness in stability and performance; real world problem solving using control theory.


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    EEC 441 - Control Systems Laboratory

    [2 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EE: EEC 315, CE: EEC 316. Pre- or co-requisite for EE and CE: EEC 440. A series of control system experiments including process control using a PID controller, and modeling and digital control of a torsion mechanism.


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    EEC 447 - Engineering Applications Of Programmable Logic Controllers

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: EE: EEC 314, 315; CE: EEC 313, 316. Applications of PLC's including ladder logic concepts, data manipulation, analog input and output with an emphasis on PID control, network configurations and concepts, and the solution of practical industrial problems through design projects.


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    EEC 450 - Communications

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: EE: EEC 314, ESC 310. CE: EEC 311, EEC 313, ESC 310. Baseband pulse and digital signaling; bandpass signaling principles and circuitry; AM, FM and digital modulated systems


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    EEC 451 - Communications Laboratory

    [2 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: EE: EEC 314, 315; CE: EEC 313, 316. Pre- or co-requisite for EE and CE: EEC 450. Use of communications-specific test and measurement equipment. Experiments on spectrum analysis, noise, amplitude, frequency and phase modulation, mixers, IF amplifiers, pulse modulation, sampling, baseband modulation, optimum receivers, and amplitude-, frequency-, and phase-shift keying.


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    EEC 460 - Engineering Electromagnetics

    [4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: PHY 244 and EEC 361. Fundamental laws of electromagnetic fields: Gauss's, Faraday's, Ampere's, and Biot-Savart's. Maxwell's equations as applicable to finite and infinitesimal regions in three-dimensional space and their engineering implications. Source distribution and boundary value engineering problems and their analytical or numerical solution. Electromagnetic waves propagation. Applications to the design of transmission lines, waveguides, and antennas.


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    EEC 470 - Power Electronics I

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: EEC 314 and EEC 361. Analysis, performance, characterization, and design of power electronics converters using diodes, thyristors, transistors and other controllable semiconductor switches.


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    EEC 471 - Machines/Power Electronics Laboratory

    [2 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EEC 470. Experiments dealing with single-phase and three-phase transformers; steady-state performance of dc, induction, and synchronous machines; rectifiers, inverters, switch-mode converters and their applications in adjustable motor drives.


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    EEC 473 - Power Systems

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EEC 361.Power system components modeling: transformers, generators, and transmission lines. Power flow analysis. Must be enrolled in the College of Engineering to be eligible for this course.


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    EEC 474 - Power Electronics II

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EEC 470. Advanced Course in Power Electronics: switching function representation of converter circuits (DC-DC, AC-DC, DC-AC and AC-AC), resonant converters, adjustable torque drives, field oriented induction motor control, residential and industrial applications, utility applications, power supply applications.


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    EEC 480 - Modern Digital Design

    [4 credit(s)]
    Coverage includes CPLD/FPGA devices, modern digital design methodology, VHDL hardware description language, VHDL description for combinational circuits, sequential circuits and register-transfer-level systems


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    EEC 481 - Digital Systems Lab II

    [2 credit(s)]
    Experiments and projects utilizing VHDL, modern EDA software tools and CPLD/FPGA devices to design, synthesize, simulate, implement and test combinational circuits, sequential circuits and register-transfer-level systems.


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    EEC 482 - Computer Engr Lab

    [2 credit(s)]
    Laboratory experience with both digital computer subsystems and complete computer systems. The student will design and simulate subsystems of a full digital computer, such as a CPU, memory subsystems, disk-CD ROM-tape-DVD, graphics processors, and I/O subsystems.


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    EEC 483 - Computer Organization

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EEC 383, 384; CIS 260, 265. Illustration of basic architecture concepts and control circuit implementation. Topics include basic computer organization, central processor organization, instruction set design, arithmetic logic unit design, datapath and control, and memory organization.


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    EEC 484 - Computer Networks

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EEC 383, 384. Network architectures, layered network protocol design issues, reference models, network standards, data link and medium access control protocols, routing algorithms and the Internet Protocol, ARP and DHCP, transport-level protocols including TCP and UDP, application-level protocols such as HTTP and DNS.


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    EEC 485 - High Performance Architectures

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EEC 483. The design of high-performance computer systems, with emphasis on cost-performance tradeoff, performance evaluation, instruction set design, hardwired control-unit design, micro- and nano-programming, pipelining, memory hierarchy, and I/O interfaces.


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    EEC 486 - Operating Systems

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: CIS 265. Co-requisite: EEC 483. Operating system concepts: memory management, process management, and file management; sample operating systems.


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    EEC 487 - Advanced Digital Systems

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EEC 384. Coverage includes CPLD/FPGA devices, digital design methodology, VHDL hardware description language, VHDL description for combinational circuits, sequential circuits, FSM (finite state machine) and FSMD (finite state machine with datapath).


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    EEC 488 - Hardware-Software Co-design

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EEC487, EEC483. Partition, design and implementation of hardware and software concurrently; including experiments and projects utilizing VHDL, EDA software tools and FPGA devices to design, synthesize, simulate, implement and test advanced digital systems with soft-core processor and hardware accelerators


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    EEC 492 - Special Topics

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: approval of instructor and academic advisor. Presentation and discussion of a current topic in electrical and computer engineering. May be repeated for credit for a total of 6 credit hours with a change of topic.


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    EEC 493 - Senior Design I

    [2 credit(s)]
    Pre-/co-requisites: Communications: EEC 450; Controls: EEC 440; Digital: EEC 487 or 484; Power: EEC 470. First of a two-consecutive semester senior design sequence. Students are formed into small design groups (typically 3 students) and assigned an open-ended design project. In addition, students are required to keep an engineering notebook, to write progress reports and a final report, and to make an oral presentation of the design effort.


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    EEC 494 - Senior Design II

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EEC 493; Pre-/co-requisites: Digital: EEC 487 or EEC 484; Power: EEC 474. Second of a two-consecutive semester senior design sequence. Students are formed into small design groups (typically 3 students) and assigned an open-ended design project. In addition, students are required to keep an engineering notebook, to write progress reports and a final report, and to make an oral presentation of the design effort.


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    EEC 495 - Undergraduate Research

    [9 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: approval of research advisor and academic advisor. Participation in on-going research. Student will be involved in an original investigation. Course may be substituted for a regularly required departmental course in the curriculum.


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    EEC 495H - Honors Research

    [3 credit(s)]
    Student will be involved in an engineering research or development project under the personal supervision of a faculty member. The specific responsibilities of the student will be arranged by mutual consent of the student, the student's honors advisor, and the department's undergraduate advisor. May be repeated for credit.


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    EEC 496 - Independent Study

    [9 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Approval of instructor and academic advisor. Independent study on a special topic under the guidance of a faculty member. May be repeated up to 8 credits.


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    EEC 499H - Honors Thesis

    [1-4 credit(s)]
    Student will be involved in an engineering research or development project under the personal supervision of a faculty member. The specific responsibilities of the student will be arranged by mutual consent of the student, the student's honors advisor, and the department's undergraduate advisor. The culmination of this course is a written thesis that is approved by a committee of departmental faculty members. The student will also present a public, oral defense of the thesis to the thesis committee. May be repeated for credit up to a total of eight credit hours.


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Electronic Engineering Te

  
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    EET 201 - Fundamentals of Electronics

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EET 205 or equivalent. Introduction to analog and digital electronics, diodes, FET's, BJT's, DC biasing, VI characteristics, single-stage amplifiers, operational amplifiers, active filters, linear and digital ICs, power supplies and voltage regulators.


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    EET 202 - Fundamentals of Digital Systems

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EET 201 or equivalent. Introduction to the fundamentals of digital electronics. Number systems and codes, simple and combinational logic circuits, flip-flops, counters, registers, IC logic families, MSI logic circuits, digital systems using HDL, analog-to-digital (A/D) and digital-to-analog (D/A) converters, memory devices, PLDs, and microprocessors.


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    EET 205 - DC Circuits

    [3 credit(s)]
    This course presents the fundamentals of DC circuit analysis. Topics include: voltage, current, sources, Ohm's law; circuit analysis methods (nodal and mesh anaylses).


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    EET 207 - AC Circuits

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EET 205 ( DC Circuits). This course presents the fundamentals of AC circuit analysis. Topics include: alternating-current voltage, current, sources, Ohm's law applied to AC circuits; circuit analysis methods (nodal and mesh analyses), steady-state power, and three-phase balanced systems.


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    EET 315 - Microprocessors & Digital System Design

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Associate-degree-level course in digital electronics or EET 202 or equivalent. Architecture and hardware design of microprocessor-based system, including bus structure, interrupts handling, I/O ports, control signal, and peripherals. Combinational and sequential logic circuitry implemented with Field Programmable Gate Array design methodology.


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    EET 316 - Microprocessor & Digital System Design Laboratory

    [1 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EET 315 (as a prerequisite or corequisite). Experiments dealing with architecture and hardware design of microprocessor-based system, including bus structure, interrupts handling, I/O ports, control signal, and peripherals. Combinational and sequential logic circuitry implemented with Field Programmable Gate Array design methodology.


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    EET 320 - Embedded Microprocessor Systems

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: EET 315 and EET 316 or equivalents. A comprehensive understanding of the instruction set and the related programming algorithmic thought process required to design with and incorporate microprocessor-based systems in dedicated applications. Topics include serial and parallel data communication, exception processing, file transfer protocol, I/O interfacing and peripherals, and assembly language programming.


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    EET 330 - Advanced Circuit Analysis

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EET 205 and EET 207 and MTT 300 or equivalents. Co-requisite: MTT 301 or ESC 250 or equivalent. Transform methods in circuit analysis, including the detailed analysis of circuits, waveforms, time-domain techniques, Laplace transform solutions, transfer functions, frequency response and Bode diagrams.


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    EET 410 - Power Electronic Systems

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EET 330 and MTT 301 or equivalents. Fundamental concepts of real, reactive, and apparent power and AC power analysis reviewed. Design considerations of power electronic rectification, controlled rectification, DC chopper power modulators, and DC-to-AC inverters. Fourier series analysis of inverter waveforms and power filter design are examined.


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    EET 411 - Power Electronic Systems Laboratory

    [1 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EET 410 (as a prerequisite or corequisite). Experiments dealing with single-phase AC power analysis, rectifiers, inverters, switch-mode converters and their applications in adjustable motor drives.


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    EET 415 - Electronic Circuits, Signals, & Systems

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: EET 201 and EET 330 or equivalents. Analog electronics with applications using current integrated circuit devices. Analysis techniques of linear and non-linear systems and ideal and non-ideal device characteristics with an emphasis on practical design concepts.


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    EET 416 - Electronic Circuits, Signals, & Systems Laboratory

    [1 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: EET 415 (as a prerequisite or corequisite). Experiments dealing with analog electronics applications using current integrated circuit devices, linear and non-linear systems and ideal and non-ideal device characteristics with an emphasis on practical design concepts.


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    EET 420 - Advanced Digital Communications Systems

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: MTT 300, EET 301 or equivalent. Co-requisite: EET 421. Survey of basic communication concepts involving rf amplifier, AM and FM modulation techniques, system performance under noise. Digital modulation and digital communication concepts. Data communication techniques. Digital radio and space communication. Fiberoptic communication.


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    EET 421 - Advanced Digital Communications Systems Lab

    [1 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: MTT 300, EET 301 or equivalent. Co-requisite: EET 420. Laboratory course for studying digital communication systems. Experimental study of modulation and demodulation in AM, FM, and dgital communication systems, A/D and D/A conversion, measurement of power spectra, and noise characterization in frequency domain.


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    EET 430 - Applications of FPGAs & VHDL

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: EET 315, EET 316, or equivalents. Programming in Very High Speed Integrated Circuit Hardware Description Language (VHDL) that describes the inputs and outputs, behavior, and functions of circuits. Applications of logic circuitry will be implemented with Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technology.


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    EET 440 - Feedback Control Systems

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EET 330 or equivalent. Algebraic diagram representation of open and closed loop processes. Block diagram reduction methods. Fundamental analysis methods of linear feedback controls using transfer function, time-domain, and frequency-domain methodologies. Analysis and design is also extended to non-linear processes using computer simulation methods. Simulation evaluations include closed loop tuning, dead-time process control, and electro-mechanical motion control.


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    EET 441 - Feedback Control Systems Laboratory

    [1 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EET 440 (as a prerequisite or corequisite). Experiments dealing with feedback control system concepts, open and closed loop processes, block diagram reduction methods, analysis of linear feedback controls using transfer function, time-domain, and frequency-domain methodologies. Computer simulations of non-linear processes, closed loop tuning, dead-time process control, and electro-mechanical motion control. Writing Course.

    This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.  Click here for more information about General Education Requirements.


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    EET 450 - Embedded Microcontrollers

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EET 320, EET 321 or equivalent. Co-requisite: EET 451. A comprehensive understanding of the related programming algorithmic thought process required to design with and incorporate microcontroller based systems in dedicated applications. Topics include: Microcontroller architecture, the instruction set, assembly and C program development, I/O interfacing, peripherials, interrupt processing and systems applications.


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    EET 451 - Embedded Microcontrollers Lab

    [1 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EET 450 (as a prerequiste or corequisite). Laboratory section designed to be taken concurrently with the lecture course, EET 450.


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    EET 460 - Senior Design A

    [1 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: Senior standing and all required 300-level program courses. Planning for the capstone course, EET 480 Senior Design B, to demonstrate the ability to define a problem in engineering terms and develop a realistic plan to complete an engineering project. A comprehensive written plan including budget, equipment requirements, time schedule, problem description, design alternatives, and tentative design will be prepared. Students are expected to extend their knowledge through self-study and research in developing and assessing design options. Ethical, legal, and environmental considerations are included. Students are encouraged to propose team projects.


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    EET 480 - Senior Design B

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: EET 460 in previous semester, or permission of instructor. Complete project development from concept and proposal submitted in EET 460. Final written and oral reports will be required.


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    EET 494 - Advanced Topics In Electronics

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of instructor. Topics of current technical interest in electronics, controls, and computer industries, applying core concepts across the electronic engineering technology curriculum. NOTE: The content of this course changes periodically to provide the injection of recent technological topic areas and subject material into the curriculum. May be repeated for credit under different course subtitles. Technical Elective.


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    EET 497 - Special Topics EET

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of instructor. Independent study on a special topic or project under the guidance of a faculty member. May be repeated for credit for a total of 9 credit hours with a change of topic. Technical Elective.


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Engineering Science

  
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    ESC 100 - New Student Orientation

    [1 credit(s)]
    Strategies for a successful college experience, including study habits, time management, learning styles, and the many rules and regulations to consider when working toward a degree. A major portion of the course is an in-depth look at the differences between the six majors offered in the engineering college.


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    ESC 102 - Technical Writing and Professional Communication

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 100. Technical writing as a process for organized and concise expression of ideas and knowledgeable opinion; ethical standards; oral presentations; research methods; source documentation; team writing; writing of memos, letters, reports, and proposals; running an effective meeting; utilizing word-processing software to assist in the writing process.


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    ESC 120 - Introduction to Engineering Design

    [2 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Placement within one of the academic colleges at CSU. An introduction to the practice of engineering design, use of hand tools, reverse engineering, the creative process, and the various career paths within engineering. Course is intended for engineering students and for any other student interested in understanding the basics of engineering design and learning about engineering as a possible career.


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    ESC 130 - Engineering Co-op Orientation

    [1 credit(s)]
    Prepares engineering students to enter the engineering co-op program. Students will learn about the co-op program structure and organization, and learn techniques on preparing a resume and searching for co-op positions. The students will receive assistance in planning their academic studies while they participate in the co-op program. The course will include lectures from company representatives to help students perform successful co-op assignments. Workshops and events will strengthen the students' skills as they plan to participate and complete the co-op program.


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    ESC 151 - C Programming

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: MTH 168 or equivalent background. Fundamentals of scientific and engineering problem-solving using computers; covers ANSI C and concepts of accuracy and efficiency in programming solutions to engineering problems.


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    ESC 152 - Programming with MATLAB

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: MTH 168 or equivalent. Fundamentals of scientific and engineering problem-solving using computers.Covers the MATLAB language and concepts of accuracy and efficiency in programming solutions to engineering problems.


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    ESC 200 - Engineering History and Heritage

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: None. History and heritage of civil, environmental, mechanical, electrical, industrial, manufacturing, and chemical engineering. Uses a case study approach with emphasis on northeast Ohio. Examines how constraints and considerations such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability influence engineering practice. How professional and ethical responsibility affect engineering. Places the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.


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    ESC 201 - Statics

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: MTH 181, PHY 241 or 243. Mechanics of forces and force systems; static equilibrium, forces in structures and machines, friction, centroids, moments of inertia, radii of gyration, and virtual work.


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    ESC 202 - Dynamics

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: ESC 201. Motion of particles and rigid bodies subjected to unbalanced force systems; the kinematics of plane motion, relative motion, coriolis acceleration; the concept of force, mass and acceleration; work and energy, and impulse and momentum.


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    ESC 203 - Statics & Dynamics

    [4 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: MTH 181, PHY 241 or 243. Statics-mechanics of forces, friction, moment of a force, free body diagrams, 2D static equilibrium. Dynamics-kinematics of particles, kinetics of particles in 2D, force and acceleration, work and energy, impulse and momentum.


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    ESC 211 - Strength Of Materials

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: ESC 201. Study of stress, strain and stress-strain relations; stress-load and load-deformation relationships for axial, torsion and bending members; buckling of columns; combined stresses, inelastic behavior.


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    ESC 250 - Differential Equations For Engineers

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: MTH 182 or permission of instructor. First-order differential equations, and linear, and nonlinear differential equations. Laplace transform techniques. Applications to engineering problems.


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    ESC 270 - Materials Science & Engineering

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: CHM 261 and MTH 168 or equivalent. Structure of materials and their relationship to the mechanical and physical properties of materials, applications and uses.


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    ESC 282 - Engineering Economy

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: MTH 182; student must have at least sophomore standing. Course focuses on the coupling of technical analysis and economic feasibility to determine the best course of action among alternatives competing for scarce resources in both public and private sector projects. Studies the principles, concepts, and methodology of the time value of money as applied to governmental, industrial, and personal economic decisions. Topics include benefit-cost analysis, inflation, depreciation, taxes, tax abatements, risk and sensitivity analysis, and the comparison of alternatives. Discussion includes the ethical and social responsibilities of engineers as they apply to project decisions affecting job creation and loss, personnel placement, and capital expenditure. Social Science. .

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    ESC 300 - Fenn College Cooperative Education Experience

    [6 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: CSC 121, Acceptance into the Cooperative Education Program, Sophomore standing. Work with a designated faculty advisor to establish objectives for the co-op period, review progress during the work period and review results of the experience against objectives. A student final report is required. Course must be taken during every cooperative education period. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 co-op periods. (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading)


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    ESC 301 - Fluid Mechanics

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: ESC 250. Study of fluid properties, hydrostatics, friction loss, dimensional analysis, statics, and dynamics of compressible and incompressible fluids; continuity, energy, and momentum principles; laminar and turbulent flow; general concepts of boundary layer flow.


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    ESC 310 - Engineering Statistics And Probability

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: MTH 182. Concepts of statistics and probability for engineers. Probability distributions of engineering applications; sampling distributions; hypothesis testing; parameter estimation; response surface methodology.


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    ESC 315 - Electrical Engineering Concepts

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites or corequisites: MTH 182, ESC 250. Solutions of linear DC and AC circuits, impedance, power, power factor correction, operational amplifiers and rotating DC and AC machines; applications to engineering situations.


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    ESC 321 - Engineering Thermodynamics I

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: MTH 182. Classical thermodynamic approach to systems and to control volumes containing simple compressible substances; establishment of important thermodynamic properties and their application to the zeroth, first and second laws analysis of systems and control volumes; analysis of ideal and actual gas cycles.


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    ESC 350 - Linear Algebra for Engineers

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: MTH 182, and ESC 151 or ESC 152 or CIS 260 or equivalent computer programming language. Vectors and vector operations, matrices and determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, systems of linear and non-linear equations. Linear Algebra applications in Engineering. Introduction to related numerical methods for Engineering applications. MATLAB for linear algebra applications.


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    ESC 400 - Fenn College Cooperative Education Experience

    [1 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: CSC 121, Acceptance into the Cooperative Education Program, Sophomore standing. Work with a designated faculty advisor to establish objectives for the co-op period, review progress during the work period and review results of the experience against objectives. A student final report is required. Course must be taken during every cooperative education period. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 co-op periods. (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading)


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English

  
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    ENG 084 - English Workshop

    [0 credit(s)]
    Intensive workshop reviewing grammar and punctuation of standard written English, paragraphs, and introduction to the composition of essays. The workshop is part Viking Academic Boot Camp which is designed to prepare students for college-level coursework.


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    ENG 099 - Introduction to College Writing

    [2 credit(s)]
    This course is a workshop course designed to provide individualized instruction for students working below the English 100 level by helping them become more confident and skillful college writers. Students who complete ENG 099 with a grade of "SC" or better are eligible to enroll in ENG 100 . Credits earned in ENG 099 do not count toward graduation.


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    ENG 100 - Intensive College Writing

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Placement by ACT/SAT scores or English Placement Exam, or completion of ENG 099. This course provides students with intensive writing instruction in the basic skills of expository and argumentative writing. Supplemental instruction is provided in the form of a tutorial component. Each Fall and Spring semester, a special section of ENG 100 is offered for students whose native language is not English. ENG 100 and ENG 101 cannot both be counted toward fulfillment of the first year writing requirement. Note:students who earn an A in ENG 100 or ENG 101 may take ENG 240 or ENG 241 in lieu of ENG 102. Students who exercise this option may count the credits earned in the alternative course toward fulfillment of the First-Year Writing requirement and the Writing Across the Curriculum requirement. ENG 100 requires class contact time of 4 credit hours and will be both applied towards financial aid and term billing as 4 credits. Only 3 credit hours count toward graduation requirements and will appear on a student schedule.

    This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.  Click here for more information about General Education Requirements.


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    ENG 101 - College Writing I

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Placement by ACT/SAT scores or English Placement Exam. This course instructs students in the basic skills of expository and argumentative writing. Each Fall and Spring semester, a special section of ENG 101 is offered for students whose native language is not English. ENG 101 and ENG 100 cannot both be counted toward fulfillment of the first-year writing requirement. Supplemental instruction is available for this course by taking ENG 105. Note: students who earn an A in ENG 100 or ENG 101 may take ENG 240 or ENG 241 in lieu of ENG 102. Students who exercise this option may count the credits earned in the alternative course toward fulfillment of the First-Year Writing requirement and the Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

    This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.  Click here for more information about General Education Requirements.

    Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer



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    ENG 102 - College Writing II

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisite: Placement by ACT/SAT scores or English Placement Exam, or completion of ENG 100 or ENG 101. ENG 102 continues to cultivate and hone the skills acquired in ENG 100 or ENG 101, but also incorporates research and information literacy skills. Each Fall and Spring semester, a special section of ENG 102 is offered for students whose native language is not English. Supplemental instruction is available for this course by taking ENG 106. Note: students who earn an A in ENG 100 or ENG 101 may take ENG 240 or ENG 241 in lieu of ENG 102. Students who exercise this option may count the credits earned in the alternative course toward fulfillment of the First-Year Writing requirement and the Writing Across the Curriculum requirement. .

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    ENG 102H - H: College Writing II Honors

    [3 credit(s)]
    An advanced introduction to academic research and writing through intensive investigation of an issue or topic specified by the instructor. Students will be required to develop and organize a substantial research project related to the topic of the course and to demonstrate the information literacy skills required to find, evaluate, and make appropriate use of primary and secondary materials relevant to their project. This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.


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    ENG 105 - Writing Center I

    [2 credit(s)]
    Workshops and tutorials to assist students taking ENG 101 or 102; also available to students for help with writing assignments in other courses. Pass/fail grading system.


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    ENG 106 - Writing Center II

    [2 credit(s)]
    Workshops and tutorials on writing, with topics based on the particular writing problems experienced by students. Pass/fail grading system.


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    ENG 203 - Creative Writing Form and Techniques

    [3 credit(s)]
    This course is a reading and "workshop" introduction to the fundamental working modes (poetry, fiction, drama) of creative writing, based in a broad survey of literary approaches and viewed from the standpoint of the writer. Students will read and analyze a wide range of modern and contemporary literary texts while the principal work of the class will be writing: first, writing to help us see and understand the effective forms and techniques we encounter in our reading and thereafter, writing to deploy or adapt those same forms and techniques in the students' own creative work. There will be both analytical and creative writing assignments, and the major means of assessment will be a portfolio of written work.

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    ENG 204 - Non-Western Literature

    [3 credit(s)]
    Prerequisites: Successful completion of ENG 101 and ENG 102 is required for eligibility. Significant literary works representing cultures of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Includes such authors as Basho, Mo Yan, Mishima, Yosano, Ruben Dario, Borges, Garcia Marquez, Vargas Illosa, the griot Kouyate, Maran, Achebe, and Soyinka. Cross-listed with MLA 204. Arts and Humanities, Non-Western Culture and Civilization..

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    ENG 206 - Literature And American Culture

    [3 credit(s)]
    Pre-requisites: Successful completion of ENG 101 and ENG 102 is required for eligibility. Selected works of American literature illustrating American myths central to our culture's self-conception. Includes such writers as Franklin, Thoreau, Twain, Hemingway, Ellison, and Arthur Miller.

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    ENG 208 - Womanism/Feminism

    [3 credit(s)]
    Pre-requisites: Successful completion of ENG 101 and ENG 102 is required for eligibility. Literature reflecting women's movement in America. Initial focus examines 19th-century bi-racial origins and ideologies to establish definitions of womanism as distinct from feminism and to frame readings of women's movements across ethnic and cultural communities in America over the 20th-century.

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    ENG 240 - Introduction to Poetry

    [3 credit(s)]
    Pre-requisites: Successful completion of ENG 101 and ENG 102 is required for eligibility. The study of poetry written in English, with emphasis on its forms and distinctive characteristics. Students will develop their ability to analyze literary texts and to write persuasive essays about them. Particular attention will be paid to understanding some principal genres of poetry. The course will include poets, both women and men, from several different historical periods in which English verse has been composed, and poets from the diverse national/ethnic groups who have written in English. To place English poetry in the context of world literature, some poems composed in other languages will be read in translation. This course introduces English majors to research and critical techniques needed for the baccalaureate study of literature. Alternate for ENG 102 with approval. Students must receive a C or better in this course for it to count towards the major.

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    ENG 240H - H:Introduction to Poetry

    [3 credit(s)]


    ENG 240H is an Honors version of the standard ENG 240 (Introduction to Poetry). It aims to equip students with the critical vocabularies and techniques necessary to effectively analyze, discuss, and write about poetry. ENG 240H students gain new insights into the ways in which poems function by attending to the formal elements of poetry and discovering how poetic form relates to meaning. The class considers a variety of poetic traditions and explores how particular genres or forms have been reinvented within and across various literary cultures. Students must receive a C or better in this course for it to count towards the major.

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