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    Jun 07, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRW - Creative Writing

  
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    CRW 4930 - Selected Topics in Creative Writing


    Credit(s): 1-3
    The focus of the course will be governed by student demand and instructor interest. Topics to be covered may include writing the literary essay, writing in mixed genres, and utilizing popular conventions in serious works. May be taken twice for credit with different topics.

    Prerequisite(s): 12 hours of CRW courses

CTS - Computer Technology and Skills

  
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    CTS 3165 - Linux Essentials


    Credit(s): 3
    This course describes installation and configuration of Ubuntu Linux as a powerful desktop workstation capable of competing with the leading desktop operating system, but at a much lower cost. A wide variety of applications are installed to cover many areas.

  
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    CTS 4337 - Linux Workstations System Administration for IT


    Credit(s): 3
    Students learn to install, configure, tune, and administer a Linux system. Administration focuses on managing user accounts, file systems, and processes. System commands are presented and students learn to write basic scripts.

    Prerequisite(s): COP 3353 
  
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    CTS 4348 - Linux Administration


    Credit(s): 3
    The course provides the breadth and depth of material necessary to effectively implement and manage Linux servers in real-world business environments.

    Prerequisite(s): CTS 3165.
  
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    CTS 4805 - Web Development Tools


    Credit(s): 3
    This course builds on web design concepts and extends them to build and maintain complete Web Sites using the current de facto industry-standard integrated web site development environment/applications.


CWR - Civil Water Resources

  
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    CWR 4202 - Hydraulics


    Credit(s): 3
    Fundamental and applied aspects of pipe flow, free surface flow, and unsteady flow for hydraulic systems.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 3353 .
  
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    CWR 4202L - Civil Engineering Hydraulics Laboratory


    Credit(s): 1
    Performance of experiments to reinforce principles of hydraulics engineering.

    Corequisite(s): CWR 4202  
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Junior Standing
    • Senior Standing
    • Majors Only

  
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    CWR 4540 - Water Resources Engineering I


    Credit(s): 3
    A study of the engineering principles involved in sustaining and managing the quantity and quality of water available for human activities with particular emphasis on surface water and ground water hydrology.

    Prerequisite(s): CWR 4202 .
  
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    CWR 4541 - Water Resources Engineering II


    Credit(s): 3
    The course is intended to be a technical elective for students specializing in water resources or environmental engineering. Material in the course covers subsurface hydrology including both soil vadose zone processes and the ground water flow.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 3353 , CWR 4202 .
  
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    CWR 4812 - Capstone Water Resources/Environmental Design


    Credit(s): 3
    A capstone water resources design experience for seniors in Civil and Environmental Engineering. A design-oriented course to design both industrial and domestic water treatment and water transport systems and hydraulic systems.

    Course Attribute(s): CPST - Capstone Learning Experience, CST - Capstone, TGEH - High Impact Practice

    Prerequisite(s): ENV 4001 , CWR 4540 
    Corequisite(s): ENV 4417 , CEG 4012  or TTE 4005 .

DAA - Dance, Emphasis on Activity

  
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    DAA 2100 - Fundamentals Of Modern Dance


    Credit(s): 2
    A studio class for students with a serious interest in concert modern dance. Emphasis upon correct alignment, development of strength, rhythmic and dynamic activity, as well as spatial and locomotor patterns. May be repeated up to six credit hours.

  
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    DAA 2104 - Modern Dance I


    Credit(s): 2
    A studio class for students with a serious interest in concert modern dance. Further emphasis on correct alignment, development of strength, rhythmic and dynamic activity as well as spatial and locomotor patterns. May be repeated up to 8 credit hours.

    Other Information: Admission by placement audition.
  
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    DAA 2200 - Fundamentals Of Ballet


    Credit(s): 2
    A studio class for students with a serious interest in Ballet. Emphasis on correct alignment of the body and a progressive development of positions and barre exercises as well as the application of combinations in center work using classical Ballet vocabulary (French terms). May be repeated.

  
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    DAA 2204 - Ballet I


    Credit(s): 2
    A studio class for students with a serious interest in Ballet. Further emphasis on correct alignment of the body and a progressive development of positions and barre exercises as well as the application of combinations in center work using classical Ballet vocabulary (French terms). May be repeated.

    Other Information: Admission by placement audition.
  
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    DAA 2500 - Fundamentals Of Jazz Dance


    Credit(s): 2
    A basic movement course in Jazz Dance involving dance vocabulary, alignment, styles and simple rhythmic patterns. May be repeated up to 6 credits.

  
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    DAA 2504 - Jazz Dance


    Credit(s): 2
    A technique class for the intermediate level dancer to become acquainted with the dance styles and forms of musical theatre and concert jazz dance. Emphasis is on highly stylized movement with a strong rhythmic base. May be repeated.

    Prerequisite(s): DAA 2500 
    Other Information: Admission by placement audition.
  
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    DAA 2570 - Jazz Theatre Dance


    Credit(s): 3
    Further emphasis on projection, phrasing, rhythmic patterns and dynamics. Solo and ensemble studies leading to performance. May be repeated up to 6 credits.

    Prerequisite(s): DAA 2504 
    Other Information: Admission by placement audition
  
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    DAA 3108 - Modern Dance II


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Study of principles of modern dance technique. Practical work in exercises and movement phrases, utilizing changing rhythms and dynamics. Concert and performance attendance required. May be repeated.

    Other Information: Admission by placement audition
  
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    DAA 3109 - Modern Dance III


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Continuation of DAA 3108 . Further emphasis on style and phrasing. Work on projecting mood and quality by dancing and rehearsing in more advanced choreography, leading to performance. May be repeated.

    Other Information: Admission by placement audition
  
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    DAA 3209 - Ballet III


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Continuation of DAA 3208. Intensification of barre exercises for the development of strength and form. Application of phrasing and movement. Material covered as practical work in class for concerts and performances. May be repeated.

    Other Information: Admission by placement audition
  
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    DAA 3214 - Ballet II


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Positions and barre exercises. Emphasis on correct alignment of the body and the application of simple step combinations in centre work. The use of ballet vocabulary (French terms). Material is covered almost totally as practical work in class with a few outside projects. Concert and performance attendance required. May be repeated.

    Other Information: Admission by placement audition
  
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    DAA 3294 - Ballet Variations


    Credit(s): 1
    This course provides instruction in various forms of ballet. Semester courses include: Pointe technique, Men’s Class, Character Dance, Spanish Dance and Partnering. BFA Ballet concentration students are required to complete two semester hours. May be repeated.

    Prerequisite(s): DAA 3209 
  
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    DAA 3395 - World Dance Topics


    Credit(s): 1
    Students will experience fundamental knowledge of dance representing various world cultures. In addition to a dance/movement component, a connection will be made to historical, spiritual/religious, ethnological and environmental indigenous aspects of people involved in dance as a cultural experience. May be repeated.

  
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    DAA 3614 - Choreography I


    Credit(s): 2
    Focus is upon movement invention and concepts of time, space and force. Integration of basic musical foundations and compositional structures, i.e. ABA and Canon, theme/variations. Research of various musical genres, rhythms and styles.

    Corequisite(s): DAA 3108  or DAA 3214 
  
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    DAA 3615 - Choreography II


    Credit(s): 2
    This course focuses on the use of choreographic devices/tools for movement inspiration, improvisation for generating movement, creating meaning, and music and its relation to the art form of dance (i.e. meter, tempo, rhythm, and style).

    Prerequisite(s): DAA 3614 
  
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    DAA 3624 - Dance Improvisation


    Credit(s): 2
    Exploring various methods of spontaneously creating dance movement in individual and group situations. Focus is upon movement expression as communication and as a revealing aspect of self-hood.

    Course Attribute(s): GCPC - Global Citizens Project Course

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only
    • Non-Majors Only

  
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    DAA 3654 - Repertory I


    Credit(s): 1
    The development and performance of solo and/or group dances.

    Other Information: Admission by audition
  
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    DAA 3684 - Repertory II


    Credit(s): 1
    The development and performance of solo and/or group dances.

    Other Information: Admission by audition
  
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    DAA 3686 - Junior Performance Project


    Credit(s): 1
    Required for junior dance majors. Involves rehearsal and performance of work presented by a senior dance major in the dance program. Open to all university students proficient in dance techniques and concurrently enrolled in technique courses. Repeatable.

    Other Information: Admission by audition
  
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    DAA 4110 - Modern Dance IV


    Credit(s): 1-4
    Intense work on the growth of personal performance styles. Equal emphasis will be given to training the body in the development of technical excellence. May be repeated.

    Other Information: Admission by audition
  
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    DAA 4211 - Ballet IV


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Perfecting the execution of barre work. Intensification of centre work. More stress on aesthetic quality of movement and phrasing. Students expected to be proficient in pointe work. Outside projects, concerts, and performances are required. May be repeated.

    Other Information: Admission by audition
  
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    DAA 4616 - Choreography III


    Credit(s): 2
    Course emphasis is primarily on group choreography, along with a final project where students work with incorporating text and movement. Continuation of the study of meter, tempo, rhythm, and style in music, as well as dynamics and phrasing.

    Prerequisite(s): DAA 3615 
    Corequisite(s): DAA 3109  or above, or DAA 3209  or above
  
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    DAA 4617 - Choreography IV


    Credit(s): 2
    The focus of this course is taking choreography beyond the stage, structured around two main projects: creating a site-specific work, and filming/editing a dance video project, including creating an audio score. Introduction to music editing.

    Prerequisite(s): DAA 4616 
  
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    DAA 4687 - Performance


    Credit(s): 1-2
    Open to all university students proficient in dance techniques and concurrently enrolled in Technique. Involves rehearsal and performance of works presented by the department. May be repeated.

    Other Information: Admission by audition.
  
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    DAA 4694 - Senior Choreography Project


    Credit(s): 1-5
    The creation of an original group work and solo within the senior’s major concentration-ballet or modern. To be performed and presented with the concurrence of a faculty advisor.

    Restriction(s):
    • Senior Standing
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Dance majors
  
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    DAA 4930 - Dance Studies


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Dance Major status. Individual study to extended competency in technique and performance of Dance through participation in special workshops.


DAE - Dance Education

  
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    DAE 4340 - Dance Pedagogy: Secondary Curriculum


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is designed to meet the needs of students in Dance Education to understand the scope and sequence of dance curriculum design and teaching methods appropriate to the secondary student.

  
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    DAE 4340L - Dance Pedagogy: Internship


    Credit(s): 1
    This course is designed to meet the needs of students interested in teaching at the secondary level (Middle/High School). It provides an internship experience where students have the opportunity to develop their teaching skills in a public school setting.

    Corequisite(s): DAE 4340 
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only

  
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    DAE 4394 - Senior Seminar In Dance Education


    Credit(s): 2
    This course represents a synthesis of the teacher candidates courses and is required concurrently with the internship.

    Corequisite(s): DAE 4940

DAN - Dance

  
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    DAN 2100 - Understanding the Dance Experience


    Credit(s): 3
    A study of dance through lectures, discussions, concert attendance, and studio practice. Designed to develop awareness and insight of dance through creation, discussion, observation, writing, and movement experiences.

    Course Attribute(s): 6ACT - State Communication Requirement, 6ACT - Gordon Communication Requirement, TGEC - Creative Thinking

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only
    • Non-Majors Only

  
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    DAN 2160 - Entry Seminar


    Credit(s): 2
    This is a study of dance-related career opportunities through lectures, assigned reading and video viewing. This course will aid majors in understanding dance as an aesthetic art form through discussion and critical evaluation.

  
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    DAN 3584 - Technical Theatre in Dance


    Credit(s): 2
    An introductory course in technical production including lighting, sound, scenic, stage management/production and front of house. Requires load-in hours/crew assignments during USF Fall and Spring Dance Concerts.

  
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    DAN 3614 - Music For Dance


    Credit(s): 2
    Development of musical skills in movement studies. Continued study of the inter-relationship of music and dance through movement experiences, observations, video, and writing.

  
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    DAN 3615 - Music For Dance II


    Credit(s): 2
    Development of practical music skills in relation to dance. Continued problems in rhythmic materials and the relationship of music forms to dance. Elements within historical context.

    Prerequisite(s): DAN 3614 
  
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    DAN 3714 - Dance Kinesiology


    Credit(s): 3
    This course will give the student an understanding of basic human anatomy and how it functions in relation to movement, injury prevention, teaching and performance. Individual structural differences and how these affect movement potential will also be studied. There will be an emphasis on the kinesiological analysis of movement with the goal of increased efficiency, enhanced performance and injury prevention.

  
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    DAN 4134 - Ballet History


    Credit(s): 3
    This is a lecture course in dance history stemming from its roots in Renaissance court dance through the mid-20th century focusing primarily on the history of ballet as an art form.

    Course Attribute(s): 6ACT - State Communication Requirement, 6ACT - Gordon Communication Requirement, WRIN - Writing Intensive Capstone

  
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    DAN 4135 - 20th Century Dance History


    Credit(s): 3
    Designed for majors and non-majors, this course will trace the development of dance as an art form in the 20th Century. It is designed to develop awareness and insight through lecture, discussion, video, observation and writing. Students will be required to attend at least two dance performances.

    Course Attribute(s): HHCP - Human Historical Context & Process, CPST - Capstone Learning Experience

  
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    DAN 4162 - Research in Dance I


    Credit(s): 3
    This course will introduce basic research tools and methodologies for conducting research in the dance genre, and will serve the student in preparing for future research based study in the field of dance. Interdisciplinary linkages will be explored.

    Restriction(s):
    • Junior Standing

    Other Information: Dance majors
  
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    DAN 4163 - Research in Dance II


    Credit(s): 2
    This course will build upon the research methods and processes introduced in the Research in Dance 1 course. Students in the BA degree track in dance are required to take this course to develop their research proposal for the independent research project.

    Prerequisite(s): DAN 4162  with a minimum grade of C-
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

  
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    DAN 4180 - Dance Senior Seminar


    Credit(s): 2
    A study of career opportunities in performance, teaching, research, design, and choreography. To aid majors in self-appraisal as artists and develop methods to further their potential in the professional world. Discussion, critical evaluation and projects.

    Restriction(s):
    • Senior Standing

    Other Information: Dance majors
  
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    DAN 4434 - Laban Movement Analysis


    Credit(s): 3
    Specialized study in movement theories, body alignment, and movement patterns focusing on the scientific and analytical basis of movement in dance with consideration for developmental processes, technique, creative expression, and performance.

  
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    DAN 4906 - Directed Study


    Credit(s): 1-5
    Independent studies in the various areas of Dance. Must receive approval prior to registration. May be repeated.

  
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    DAN 4930 - Selected Topics In Dance


    Credit(s): 1-3
    The content of the course will be governed by student and instructor interest. May be repeated by majors.


DEP - Developmental Psychology

  
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    DEP 2004 - The Life Cycle


    Credit(s): 3
    An examination of individuals and the physical, cognitive, personality, and social changes which occur throughout the entire life span.

    Course Attribute(s): SMSS - Social Sciences, SMEL - General Education Elective

  
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    DEP 3103 - Child Psychology


    Credit(s): 3
    Developmental and psychosocial aspects of childhood, including hereditary, maturational, psychological, and social determinants of child behavior.

    Other Information: Not for major credit.
  
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    DEP 4053 - Developmental Psychology


    Credit(s): 3
    Survey of methods, empirical findings, and theoretical interpretations in the study of human development.

    Prerequisite(s): PSY 3213  with a grade of C or better
  
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    DEP 4135 - Psychology of Language Development


    Credit(s): 3
    This course explores the course of and the processes that underlie language acquisition. Theories and current research surrounding the development of phonological, semantic, syntactic, and pragmatic skills will be presented.

    Prerequisite(s): PSY 3213  with a minimum grade of C
  
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    DEP 4220 - Autism Spectrum Disorders


    Credit(s): 3
    Overview of research; information about causes of disorder; historical and philosophical views; biological & psychological research; efforts to help individuals live productive & independent lives; recent controversies; integrative approach to treatment.

    Prerequisite(s): PSY 3213 

DIG - Digital Media

  
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    DIG 3020C - Digital Public History


    Credit(s): 3
    This course explores a wide range of digital applications on public history focusing on the impact 3D visualization has got on public historians, curators, museum educators, docents and local and global public.

  
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    DIG 3119C - Digital Drawing


    Credit(s): 3
    Exploration of digital vector and raster based illustration and design. Students synthesize traditional drawing and painting skills with digital tools. Includes study of digital imaging, drawing systems, color theory, and idea generation.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 2301C  with a minimum grade of C
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

  
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    DIG 3306C - 3D Animation


    Credit(s): 3
    Hands-on exploration of 3D animation. Through a series of structured experiments, exercises and projects students produce short animated films. Emphasis is on 3D workflows, animation principles, visual storytelling, dynamic motion, and performance.

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

  
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    DIG 3323C - Digital Sculpture


    Credit(s): 3
    Hands-on exploration of high-polygon digital sculpting for art and design. Students digitally sculpt figures and organic forms for 2D images, animation, 3D environments, and digital fabrication. Includes study of history, theory, and practices.

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

  
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    DIG 3465C - Visual Storytelling


    Credit(s): 3
    This is an intermediate course focused on digital storytelling for animation and film. Students explore story development, storyboarding, and the creation of animatics. Includes study of pre-production and conventions of cinematography.

    Prerequisite(s): ART 3612C  with a minimum grade of C
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

  
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    DIG 3950C - Digital Archaeology


    Credit(s): 3
    This course provides a hands-on, project based introduction to digital technologies as they are used in the study of the ancient Greek and Roman civilization.


DSC - Domestic Security

  
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    DSC 3013 - Terrorism and Homeland Security


    Credit(s): 3
    This course will introduce you to the phenomena of contemporary terrorism and extremism. Emphasis will be placed on extremism as a foundation for terrorist behavior, types of terrorism, and how governments and law enforcement agencies respond to terrorism

  
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    DSC 3594 - Introduction to Intelligence Analysis


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is designed for understanding how the intelligence community’s history, structure, procedures, and functions affect policy decisions. It will explore challenges facing the intelligence community by examining NSA and CIA programs.


EAB - Experimental Analysis of Behavior

  
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    EAB 4715 - Supervised Practicum and Field Experience in Applied Behavior Analysis


    Credit(s): 1-6
    Field experience in Behavior Analysis in applied settings. Under the supervision, involves the design, implementation and evaluation of behavior analysis methods in applied settings. Includes both field practicum and didactic components. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.

    Prerequisite(s): PSY 4933  with a grade of B or better.
    Restriction(s):
    • S/U Grade System

    Other Information: Does not count toward major credit.

EAP - English as a Second Language for Academic Purposes

  
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    EAP 1600 - Listening & Speaking for International Students


    Credit(s): 3
    The goal of this course is to help international students develop their English language abilities in speaking, listening, pronunciation and presentations for academic studies.

    Prerequisite(s): English language proficiency test score of 5.0 IELTS score with no sub-scores lower than 4.5 or the equivalent 50 iBT TOEFL score; OR successful completion of Academic English Level 3 in the English Language Program at USF.
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • S/U Grade System

    Other Information: Open to INTO USF students only.
  
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    EAP 1660 - Grammar for International Students


    Credit(s): 3
    The goal of this course is to help international students learn to use grammatical structures in spoken and written academic contexts.

    Prerequisite(s): English language proficiency test score of 5.0 IELTS score with no sub-scores lower than 4.5 or the equivalent 50 iBT TOEFL score; OR successful completion of Academic English Level 3 in the English Language Program at USF.
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • S/U Grade System

    Other Information: Open to INTO USF students only.
  
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    EAP 1680 - Essential Academic English Skills


    Credit(s): 6
    The goal of this course is to help international students develop reading, writing, lecture-listening and note-taking skills needed for university study while learning about events in American history and their impact on American culture.

    Prerequisite(s): English language proficiency test score of 5.0 IELTS score with no sub-scores lower than 4.5 or the equivalent 50 iBT TOEFL score; OR successful completion of Academic English Level 3 in the English Language Program at USF.
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • S/U Grade System

    Other Information: Open to INTO USF students only.
  
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    EAP 1850 - English for International Students I


    Credit(s): 6
    This course supports the development of academic English for international students, with an emphasis on processing, analyzing, and integrating information from academic texts and lectures, and applying pragmatic skills in university interactions.

  
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    EAP 1851 - English for International Students II


    Credit(s): 6
    This course supports the development of academic English for international students, with an emphasis on researching and producing papers and presentations in a variety of academic genres with appropriate academic language use.


EAS - Aerospace Engineering

  
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    EAS 4121 - Hydro and Aerodynamics


    Credit(s): 3
    Advanced fluid dynamics, ideal and viscous flows, applications to flow around immersed bodies.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 3701 , MAP 2302 .

EBD - Education: Emotional/Behavioral Disorders

  
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    EBD 4011 - Introduction to Behavior Disorders


    Credit(s): 3
    Survey of emotional, behavioral and social disorders in children and youth. History of the field, definitions, classifications, theoretical approaches, intervention techniques, classroom management, service delivery models, trends and issues.

    Prerequisite(s): EEX 4012 , or equivalent
  
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    EBD 4909 - Directed Study: Behavior Disorders


    Credit(s): 1-3
    To extend competency in teaching field.

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Senior Standing
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

  
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    EBD 4941 - Undergraduate Supervised Practicum in Behavior Disorders


    Credit(s): 1-6
    Supervised field experience in assessment, classroom management, and clinical teaching with children who have emotional and behavioral disabilities.

    Prerequisite(s): EEX 4012  
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • S/U Grade System
    • Consent of Instructor/Department


ECH - Engineering: Chemical

  
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    ECH 3002 - Introduction to Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


    Credit(s): 2
    Introduce chemical and biomedical engineering careers through discussion, videos, industrial/academic speakers, problems by virtual experiments to gather data for modeling and analysis with software tools.

    Other Information: Non-repeatable for credit.
  
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    ECH 3023 - Material and Energy Balances


    Credit(s): 3
    Integration of previous knowledge into the definition of reactors and separation processes, through the hierarchical use of material balance, phenomenological and energy balance equations. Representation of streams as arrows and processes as black boxes in Box Flow Diagrams, BFD. Application of degree of freedom analysis.

    Prerequisite(s): PHY 2048  with a minimum grade of C or PHY 2060  with a minimum grade of C or Physics C : Mechanics with a minimum score of 4, MAC 2282  with a minimum grade of C or MAC 2312  with a minimum grade of C or Calculus BC with a minimum score of 4, CHM 2046  with a minimum grade of C or Chemistry with a minimum score of 5, ECH 3854  with a minimum grade of C-
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

  
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    ECH 3101 - Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I


    Credit(s): 3
    Introduction to foundational concepts in classical thermodynamics including entropy, work, first and second laws, and properties of ideal and real substances. Applications to chemical engineering cycles, processes, and unit operations.

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 3023  with a minimum grade of C-
    CoPrerequisite(s): EGN 3433  with a minimum grade of C or MAP 2302  with a minimum grade of C

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
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    ECH 3240L - Chemical Engineering Laboratory I


    Credit(s): 2
    Laboratory experiments in chemical engineering topics, such as mass and energy balances, transport phenomena and thermodynamics. Accompanied by lectures on safety, data analysis, and obtaining information.

    CoPrerequisite(s): ECH 4267  with a minimum grade of C-

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

  
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    ECH 3266 - Transport Phenomena I


    Credit(s): 3
    Introduce principles of momentum, mass and heat transport. Mathematical modeling of transport in one dimension and obtain solutions for fluxes and profiles. To utilize them to obtain engineering quantities.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 3343 , ECH 3023 , MAP 2302  OR EGN 3433 
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Non-repeatable for credit.
  
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    ECH 3702 - Instrument Systems I


    Credit(s): 3
    Basic concepts of electric circuits and their applications. Resistors, capacitors, inductors, logic operations, junction devices. Programmable Logic controllers, ladder diagrams.

    Prerequisite(s): MAP 2302  or EGN 3433 , EGN 3343  and ECH 3023 
  
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    ECH 3783 - Sustaining the Earth: An Engineering Approach


    Credit(s): 3
    It provides a global perspective on ecological principles revealing how all the world’s life is connected and sustained within the biosphere and how technology provides the tools to design solutions in the context of social and environmental development.

    Course Attribute(s): 6ACP - State Communication Requirement, 6ACT - State Communication Requirement, 6ACM - State Communication Requirement, TGED - Human & Cultural Diversity (also requires two Global Citizens Project learning outcomes), GCPC - Global Citizens Project Course

  
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    ECH 3854 - Engineering Computations


    Credit(s): 3
    Engineering statistics and programming in MATLAB, with applications to ChBME problems. Includes numerical representations, matrix indexing, nested loops, conditional statements.

    CoPrerequisite(s): MAC 2282  with a minimum grade of C or MAC 2312  with a minimum grade of C or Calculus BC with a minimum score of 4

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

    Other Information: Non-repeatable for credit.
  
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    ECH 4123 - Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics II


    Credit(s): 3
    Correlation of thermodynamic properties of real systems and solutions. Description of multicomponent, multiphase systems in equilibrium. Applications to separation processes and reactor design.

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 3023 , EGN 3343 , MAP 2302  or EGN 3433  
  
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    ECH 4241L - Chemical Engineering Laboratory II


    Credit(s): 2
    Laboratory experiments in reaction engineering, process control, heat and mass transfer. Lectures on theoretical concepts explored, sensors and data acquisition, data analysis, uncertainty analysis and experimental design.

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 3240L , ECH 4504 , and ECH 4418 
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

  
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    ECH 4244L - Chemical Engineering Lab III


    Credit(s): 1
    Chemical Engineering Processes laboratory experiments: fluid flow, heat transfer, reacting systems, and process control. Majors only. Not repeatable for credit.

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 4415C , ECH 4243L
  
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    ECH 4264 - Transport Phenomena


    Credit(s): 4
    Mathematical description and solution of fundamental problems in heat, mass and momentum transfer. Estimation of transport coefficients. Application in fluid flow and heat exchange.

    Prerequisite(s): MAP 2302 , EGN 3343 
  
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    ECH 4265C - Mass Transfer Operations


    Credit(s): 4
    Integration of phase equilibria with the principles of fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer in the description of separation processes. Selection of the number of stages and limiting operating conditions in cascades – NTU and HTU. Sizing of partial condensers and pressure differential in columns. Transfer to single particles.

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 4845, ECH 4264 , ECH 4123 
  
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    ECH 4267 - Transport Phenomena II


    Credit(s): 3
    Introduce application of unsteady and steady state modeling in mass, momentum, and heat transfer. Explain design based on transport processes for equipment such as heat exchangers, packed beds, mixing tanks etc.

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 3266  and ECH 4123  and ECH 4846 
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only

  
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    ECH 4323 - Process Dynamics and Control


    Credit(s): 3
    Modeling of process dynamics. Simulation of dynamic systems. Analysis and synthesis of feedback control systems. Stability. Design of feedback control systems. Concepts of advanced control systems.

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 4418 
  
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    ECH 4415C - Reaction Engineering


    Credit(s): 4
    Integration of chemical equilibrium and kinetics, heat transfer and fluid mechanics into the hierarchical description of reacting systems. Analysis and selection of operating conditions and contacting models. Sizing. Restricted to department majors.

    Prerequisite(s): CHM 2210 , ECH 4265C 
  
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    ECH 4418 - Separation Processes


    Credit(s): 3
    Design of stage-wise and continuous separation processes for gas absorption, distillation, adsorption, liquid-liquid extraction, membrane separations. Utilization of process simulators and design case studies.

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 3266  and ECH 4123  and ECH 4846 
    CoPrerequisite(s): ECH 4267 

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only

  
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    ECH 4504 - Kinetics and Reaction Engineering


    Credit(s): 3
    The course introduces design of commercial chemical reactors, emphasizing synthesis of chemical kinetics and transport phenomena.

    Prerequisite(s): CHM 2046  with a minimum grade of C or Chemistry with a minimum score of 5, ECH 4846  with a minimum grade of C-, ECH 4123  with a minimum grade of C-, ECH 3266  with a minimum grade of C-
    Other Information: Non-repeatable for credit.
  
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    ECH 4535 - Catalysis: Concepts and Applications


    Credit(s): 3
    Descriptions of thermodynamic, dynamic, and structural features of surfaces, Analysis of the chemical bonds at surfaces, Assessment of unique properties of surfaces and exploitation in applications including heterogeneous catalysis.

    CoPrerequisite(s): ECH 4123  with a minimum grade of C-

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

  
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    ECH 4605 - Product and Process Systems Engineering


    Credit(s): 3
    Methods of process and product cost estimation, profitability analysis, selection among alternatives, and optimization. Uncertainty and risk analysis. Safety. Batch process design and operation. Introduction to process synthesis and product design.

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 4267  with a minimum grade of C-, ECH 4418  with a minimum grade of C-
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

  
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    ECH 4615 - Product and Process Design


    Credit(s): 3
    Synthesis and analysis of economically feasible and environmentally acceptable chemical processes and products; design of safe chemical production and treatment facilities; Computer aided design; Cases studies and design projects

    Course Attribute(s): CPST - Capstone Learning Experience, CST - Capstone, TGEH - High Impact Practice

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 4605 , ECH 4504 , ECH 4418 
    CoPrerequisite(s): ECH 4323C

  
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    ECH 4615C - Product and Process Design


    Credit(s): 3
    Synthesis and analysis of economically feasible and environmentally acceptable chemical processes and products; design of safe chemical production and treatment facilities; Computer aided design; Cases studies and design projects

    Course Attribute(s): CPST - Capstone Learning Experience, TGEH - High Impact Practice, CST - Capstone

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 4605 , ECH 4504 , ECH 4418  
    CoPrerequisite(s): ECH 4323  

  
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    ECH 4644 - Process Equipment and Safety


    Credit(s): 3
    Design, sizing, selection and preparation of equipment specifications for the process industry in accordance with process safety management guidelines and OSHA requirements.

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 4264 , ECH 4123 
    CoPrerequisite(s): ECH 4265

  
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    ECH 4680 - Product Design and Manufacturing


    Credit(s): 3
    product design development; finance, marketing, and microeconomics; structure property relations e.g., prediction, correlation, and search methods; performance analysis / modeling; visualization / prototyping; manufacturing; quality control; supply chain

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 4267  with a minimum grade of C-, ECH 4418  with a minimum grade of C-
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

 

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