Jul 01, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECH - Engineering: Chemical

  
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    ECH 4680C - Product Development


    Credit(s): 3
    Product development, focusing on the early stages (product identification, consumer and market research, prototype testing, innovation/creativity, etc.). Ethicalm cultural and economic diversity aspects will be developed thru community involvement.

    Course Attribute(s): TGEE - Ethical Reasoning and Civic Engagement, GCPC - Global Citizens Project Course

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 4267  with a minimum grade of C-, ECH 4418  with a minimum grade of C-
    Restriction(s):
    • Junior Standing
    • Senior Standing

  
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    ECH 4715 - Chemical Process Safety and Ethics


    Credit(s): 2
    An introduction to the concepts and practice of chemical process safety and ethics

    CoPrerequisite(s): ECH 4605  with a minimum grade of C-

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

  
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    ECH 4804 - Synthetic Fuel Production


    Credit(s): 3
    Descriptions of historic developments in transportation fuel production, current oil and gas industry methods for fuel production; Analyses of futuristic synthetic fuel production. Assessment of proposed future fuel economies.

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

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

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

  
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    ECH 4846 - Numerical Methods in Chemical Engineering


    Credit(s): 3
    Computer usage in chemical engineering. Use of computer methods to solve chemical engineering problems. Solution of linear and nonlinear algebraic and differential equations that arise in chemical engineering. Optimization methods.

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 3023  with a minimum grade of C-
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

  
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    ECH 4905 - Independent Study


    Credit(s): 1-4
    Specialized independent study determined by the student’s needs and interests. Students must have contract with instructor.

  
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    ECH 4931 - Special Topics in Chemical Engineering II


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Chemical Engineering Special Topics Course.

  
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    ECH 4936 - Undergraduate Seminar


    Credit(s): 1
    Introduction to the profession. Career development. Information sources for Chemical Engineers. Professional organizations. Ethics in the profession. Safety and Chemical Engineering. Lifelong learning. Leadership in the profession. Legal issues.

    CoPrerequisite(s): ECH 3023 

  
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    ECH 4944 - Industry Internship


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Individual study as practical chemical and biomedical engineering related work under industrial supervision with a faculty approved outline and end-of-semester report.

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 3023 
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • S/U Grade System
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

    Other Information: Course is not repeatable.
  
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    ECH 5320 - Chemical Process Engineering I


    Credit(s): 4
    The course presents the principles of mass balances, classical thermodynamics, phase equilibria, energy balances, and psychrometrics. The student will learn by doing many case studies. Computer software will be used to obtain solutions to many problems.

  
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    ECH 5321 - Chemical Process Engineering II


    Credit(s): 4
    Basic concepts of fluid mechanics, including viscous fluids, pipe flow with minor losses, simple fluid machinery, momentum and external flow. Steady state conductive and convective heat transfer. Not available for chemical engineering students.

  
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    ECH 5322 - Chemical Process Engineering III


    Credit(s): 4
    Basic concepts of fluid phase equilibrium, chemical equilibrium, separation processes, and chemical reactors. Not available for chemical engineering students.

  
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    ECH 5324 - Automatic Process Control II


    Credit(s): 3
    The course covers the root locus and frequency response methods to study stability of control loops. The techniques of ratio, cascade, feed forward, selective, override, and multi-variable control techniques are discussed in detail and shown how to utilize to design control systems, z-transforms and discrete controllers including PID, Dahlin and deadline compensation.

    Prerequisite(s): ECH 4323C
  
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    ECH 5327 - Chemical Process Control


    Credit(s): 4
    Basic concepts of feedback control, process dynamics, process controllers (PID)including tuning, control loop stability, cascade, ratio, selective, override, feedforward, and multivariable control. Not available for chemical engineering students.

  
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    ECH 5740 - Theory and Design of Bioprocesses


    Credit(s): 3
    Introduction to biotechnology, including applied microbiology, enzyme technology, biomass production, bioreactor design, and transport processes in biosystems.

  
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    ECH 5747C - Selected Topics in Chemical Engineering Biotechnology


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Selected topics in engineering in biotechnology, including cell separation technology, immobilized enzymes and cells, food engineering, biohazardous waste, and bioseparations.

  
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    ECH 5748 - Selected Topics in Biomedical Engineering


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Selected topics in biomedical engineering, including biomedical engineering, biomedical materials, biodynamics of circulation, separation processes in biomedical systems, and artificial organ systems.

  
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    ECH 5785 - Sustaining the Earth: An Engineering Approach


    Credit(s): 3
    An approach of global perspective on ecological principles revealing how all the world’s life is connected and sustained within the biosphere and how engineering provides the tools to design solutions engaging materials science & environmental ethics.

  
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    ECH 5786 - Green Engineering


    Credit(s): 3
    Synthesis and design of green chemical, biological and energy conversion processes and products. Environmental impact analysis; green chemistry and materials; life cycle analysis; industrial ecology; systematic methods and real-life examples.

  
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    ECH 5930 - Special Topics III


    Credit(s): 1-4
  
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    ECH 5931 - Special Topics IV


    Credit(s): 1-4
  
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    ECH 5945 - Chemical Engineering Industrial Internship


    Credit(s): 1-6
    Individual study as practical engineering work at an industrial facility or laboratory under the supervision of a faculty member interacting with the sponsoring industrial facility or laboratory.


ECO - Economics

  
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    ECO 1000 - Basic Economics


    Credit(s): 3
    Survey of economic principles and issues. Scarcity, choice, markets, prices, the monetary system, unemployment, inflation, international trade and finance.

    Course Attribute(s): CASB - Social & Behavioral Sciences

    Other Information: No credit after completing either ECO 2023  or ECO 2013 .
  
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    ECO 2013 - Economic Principles (Macroeconomics)


    Credit(s): 3
    ECO 2013  introduces students to basic economic terminology, definitions and measurements of macroeconomic data, simple macroeconomic models, fiscal and monetary policy, and international macroeconomic linkages.

    Course Attribute(s): SMSS - Social Sciences, SPSS - Social Sciences, SMEL - General Education Elective, SGES - General Education Core Social Sciences, CASB - Social & Behavioral Sciences

  
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    ECO 2023 - Economic Principles (Microeconomics)


    Credit(s): 3
    Introduction to the theory of price determination. How an economy decides what to produce, how to produce, and how to distribute goods and services.

    Course Attribute(s): 6ACT - State Communication Requirement, SMSS - Social Sciences, SMEL - General Education Elective, TGEC - Creative Thinking

  
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    ECO 2052 - Analytical Tools for Economists


    Credit(s): 3
    Mathematical tools required for the study of undergraduate economics. Topics include algebra, graphing, and basic differential and integral calculus required for students to succeed in undergraduate economics courses.

  
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    ECO 2935 - Selected Topics In Economics


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Topics selected by department. May be repeated if topics vary.

    Other Information: Not available for credit to upper-level students admitted to the College of Business.
  
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    ECO 3101 - Intermediate Price Theory


    Credit(s): 3
    The price system and allocation of scarce resources between competing uses. May not receive credit for both ECP 3703  and ECO 3101 .

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2023  and MAC 2233  or MAC 2311  or equivalent.
  
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    ECO 3203 - Intermediate Macroeconomics


    Credit(s): 3
    Determination of income, employment, prices, and interest rates. Aggregate demand and aggregate supply.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2013  and ECO 3101  or ECP 3703  with a grade of
  
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    ECO 3622 - American Economic History


    Credit(s): 3
    Growth and evolution of American economic institutions from Colonial times to the present.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2013  and ECO 2023 .
  
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    ECO 3703 - International Economics


    Credit(s): 3
    Role of international trade in the U.S. economy. Gains from trade, balance of payments, exchange rate determination, balance of payments stability, and international commercial policy.

    Course Attribute(s): EMWP - Major Works and Major Issues

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2013  and ECO 2023 .
  
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    ECO 4105 - Advanced Price Theory


    Credit(s): 3
    An advanced survey of special topics in microeconomics: borrowing and saving, decision making under uncertainty, markets for capital and labor, game theory, production and exchange efficiency, social welfare, and efficiency consequences of market and non-market allocation.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 3101  or ECP 3703  with a grade of B or better
  
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    ECO 4201 - Advanced Macroeconomic Theory


    Credit(s): 3
    An advanced analysis of a particular topic or topics in macroeconomics. Areas of study include the theories of money, growth, and business cycles. Discussions of how such theories accord with the data are also presented.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 3203  with a grade of B or better
  
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    ECO 4270 - Economic Growth


    Credit(s): 3
    This course provides an introduction to the theory of economic growth, the process whereby the level of real output per capita increases over time. Emphasis is on the role of factor accumulation and productivity growth and their underlying fundamentals.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 3101  or ECP 3703 .
  
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    ECO 4303 - History of Economic Thought


    Credit(s): 3
    Development of economic thought from Plato to Marshall.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2013  and ECO 2023 .
  
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    ECO 4323 - Radical Political Economy


    Credit(s): 3
    The radical (left) and Marxist schools of thought in economics. Application of radical theory to problems of advanced capitalist and socialist societies.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 1000  or ECO 2013  or ECO 2023 
  
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    ECO 4400 - Game Theory and Economic Applications


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is an introduction to game theory, the study of strategic behavior among parties having opposed, mixed or similar interests.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2013  and ECO 2023 
  
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    ECO 4401 - Introduction to Mathematical Economics


    Credit(s): 3
    Mathematical models of optimizing behavior and economic equilibrium.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2013  and ECO 2023 , and MAC 2241  or MAC 2233 
    Restriction(s):
    • Consent of Instructor/Department

  
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    ECO 4421 - Introduction to Econometrics


    Credit(s): 3
    Survey of basic econometric techniques. Regression analysis employed to estimate consumption, investment, demand, cost, and production functions. Examines problems of auto-correlation, heteroscedasticity, multicollinearity, and specification errors.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 3101  or ECP 3703  with a minimum grade of C-, and STA 2023  with a minimum grade of B
  
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    ECO 4422 - Time Series Analysis and Forecasting


    Credit(s): 3
    This course covers the basics of forecasting and time series analysis as used in economics, finance, and business. Time series topics will include linear regression, ARIMA models, trend modeling, seasonal adjustments and volatility modeling.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 4421  with a minimum grade of C-
  
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    ECO 4504 - Public Finance


    Credit(s): 3
    The public sector and its contribution to economic welfare. Government expenditures and revenues. Resource allocation, income distribution, stabilization, and economic growth.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 3101  or ECP 3703  with a grade of B or better
  
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    ECO 4704 - International Trade and Policy


    Credit(s): 3
    Advanced analysis of international trade theory and commercial policy, international economic integration, multinational enterprise.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 3101  or ECP 3703  with a grade of C or better
  
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    ECO 4713 - International Macroeconomics


    Credit(s): 3
    Advanced analysis of international macroeconomic relationships. Foreign exchange market, international monetary system balance of payments.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 3101  or ECP 3703  with a grade of C or better
  
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    ECO 4905 - Independent Study


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Specialized independent study determined by the student’s needs and interests. May be repeated up to 6 hours.

    Restriction(s):
    • S/U Grade System

  
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    ECO 4914 - Independent Research


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Individual study contract with instructor and department chairperson required. The research project will be mutually determined by the student and instructor. May be repeated up to 6 hours.

  
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    ECO 4935 - Selected Topics in Economics


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Topics to be selected by the instructor or instructors on pertinent economic issues.

  
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    ECO 4970 - Economics Honors Thesis


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is the climax of an undergraduate experience in the College of Business. Thesis development supports critical investigation to develop explanations or solutions to academically interesting business problems or opportunities.

  
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    ECO 5060 - MBA Essentials: Economics


    Credit(s): 0
    A survey course designed to familiarize students with basic economics principles and how they apply to individuals, firms, and the overall economy. This course looks at both micro and micro aspects of the economy.


ECP - Economic Problems & Policy

  
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    ECP 3125 - Economics of Inequality


    Credit(s): 3
    Economic facts, theories and policies concerning income inequality, poverty and discrimination in the U.S. economy and elsewhere in the world.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 1000  or ECO 2013  or ECO 2023  or equivalent
  
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    ECP 3201 - Economics of Women and Work


    Credit(s): 3
    Survey of research on women, men and work in the labor market and the household. Focuses on the economic status of women. Includes historical perspective, examination of the family as an economic unit, changing work roles, and gender differences in occupation and earnings.

    Course Attribute(s): EMWP - Major Works and Major Issues

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 1000  or ECO 2013  and ECO 2023 
  
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    ECP 3203 - Labor Economics


    Credit(s): 3
    Determinants of wage and employment levels; occupational, industrial and geographical wage differentials; union and public policy effects on labor markets; the economics of discrimination; inflation, and unemployment.

    Course Attribute(s): SMLE - Leadership & Ethics Pillar

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 3101  or ECP 3703  with a grade of C or better
  
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    ECP 3302 - Environmental Economics


    Credit(s): 3
    An economic analysis of environmental issues. The economics of resource use and pollution control are examined using the concepts of externalities, cost-benefit analysis, public goods, and property rights.

    Course Attribute(s): EMWP - Major Works and Major Issues

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2023 
  
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    ECP 3303 - Economics and the Environment


    Credit(s): 3
    Intro to economic analysis centered on environmental issues and their impact on local communities. Economics of resource use and pollution examined using concepts of externalities, cost-benefit analysis, policy instruments. Course only Study Abroad.

    Course Attribute(s): TGEH - High Impact Practice

  
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    ECP 3403 - Industrial Organization


    Credit(s): 3
    Behavior of firms and market structure when the standard assumption of perfect competition in the market is violated. Existence of market power, how firms create and maintain it, implications of market power, and related public policy issues.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 3101  or ECP 3703 
  
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    ECP 3413 - Economics of Regulation and Antitrust


    Credit(s): 3
    Economic analysis of the rationale and performance of government regulation and antitrust policy. Examination of antitrust issues such as price fixing, mergers, and monopolization, and issues regulating electric utilities, airlines, trucking, consumer product safety, product quality, and the environment.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2013  and ECO 2023 
  
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    ECP 3530 - Economics of Health


    Credit(s): 3
    Application of economic methods to health care topics such as demand for medical care, public and private health insurance, physician and hospital supply of medical care, government regulations, and national healthcare systems.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 3101  or ECP 3703  with a grade of C- or better
  
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    ECP 3613 - Urban Economics


    Credit(s): 3
    The role of space in understanding urban areas and their problems. Economic forces determing where people and firms locate within urban areas. Urban economic growth and development, land-use regulation, urban sprawl, transportation, urban government.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 3101  or ECP 3703 
  
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    ECP 3623 - Regional Economics


    Credit(s): 3
    Survey of regional economics covers theories of location and land use of households and firms; central place theory; spatial structure of urban economy; regional income determination; interregional migration; and urban and regional policy analysis.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 3101  or equivalent
  
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    ECP 3703 - Managerial Economics


    Credit(s): 3
    Application of microeconomic theory to problems in business decision making with a special focus on price determination. May not receive credit for both ECP 3703  and ECO 3101 . Formerly ECO 3100.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2023 
  
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    ECP 4006 - Economics of Sports


    Credit(s): 3
    This course teaches economics using sports as a backdrop. Topics covered include the economics of labor markets, exploitation, discrimination, monopoly, monopsony, game theory, bargaining, and cartels. No particular knowledge of sports is required.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 3101  or ECP 3703 
  
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    ECP 4451 - Law and Economics


    Credit(s): 3
    Advanced analysis of the economic impact of tort, criminal, property, and contract law as well as in the formation and adjudication of law.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2013  and ECO 2023 
  
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    ECP 4505 - Economics of Crime


    Credit(s): 3
    Application of economic theory to the analyses of criminal behavior, crime prevention, law enforcement, sanctions, and corrections.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2013  and ECO 2023 
  
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    ECP 4510 - Economics of Education


    Credit(s): 3
    Economic analysis of the goals of education in American society. Topics include theories of human capital and signaling, private returns to schooling, social welfare benefits and role of the public sector, and factors affecting educational productivity.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 3101 , or ECO 2023  and ECO 2013  with B or better
  
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    ECP 4704 - Economics of Business Strategy


    Credit(s): 3
    This course examines strategies businesses can employ to improve their abilities to compete profitably. Employs game theory to examine horizontal and vertical boundaries of firm, strategic diversification, pricing, and entry deterrence.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 3101  or ECP 3703 

ECS - Economic Systems & Development

  
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    ECS 3013 - Economic Development


    Credit(s): 3
    Economic development in emerging nations.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 2013  and ECO 2023 
  
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    ECS 4003 - Comparative Economic Systems


    Credit(s): 3
    The major economic systems: traditional, capitalism, democratic socialism, communism and fascism.

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 1000  or ECO 2013  or ECO 2023 
  
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    ECS 4430 - Economics of Latin America


    Credit(s): 3
    The course examines key aspects of economic reform efforts in Latin America and the Caribbean and the challenges facing the region at the beginning of the 21st century.

    Course Attribute(s): EMWP - Major Works and Major Issues

    Prerequisite(s): ECO 1000 , or BOTH ECO 2013  and ECO 2023 

ECW - Education: Career/Workforce

  
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    ECW 5315 - Program Management: Diversified Cooperative Training


    Credit(s): 3
    Organization, coordination, and budgeting of adult, cooperative, and special programs.


EDE - Education: Elementary

  
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    EDE 4223 - Creative Experiences: Using Arts-Based Inquiry & Design Thinking for Problem-Based Learning


    Credit(s): 3
    Students will have opportunities to use techniques from creative industries to develop arts-based inquiry strategies that can be used to foster design thinking and creative approaches to solving authentic problems across a variety of contexts and spaces.

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

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Senior Standing
    • Junior Standing

    Other Information: Not repeatable
  
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    EDE 4301 - Instructional Planning for Diverse Learners


    Credit(s): 3
    This course examines the legal issues affecting classroom/school management, school safety, professional ethics and elementary school methods. The course explores the current knowledge of best practices of a variety of teaching and management strategies and methods deemed appropriate for a diverse elementary classroom setting including ESOL students and other exceptionalities.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Department of Childhood Education student
  
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    EDE 4302 - The Learning Environment


    Credit(s): 3
    This course covers the practical, theoretical, and ethical aspects of the learning environment, including the current knowledge of best practices of a variety of management strategies and methods appropriate for a diverse elementary classroom setting.

    Prerequisite(s): EDE 4947 , RED 4310 , EEX 4084 , and MAE 4310  
    Corequisite(s): EDE 4948
  
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    EDE 4323 - Planning for Instruction of Diverse Learners


    Credit(s): 3
    This course will explore various theoretical and philosophical beliefs regarding effective instruction. Students will plan rigorous, integrated lessons inclusive of national & state standards & benchmarks while meeting diverse learners’ needs.

    Prerequisite(s): EDE 4223 , EDF 3604 , EDF 3122 , TSL 4240 , all with a minimum grade of C-
  
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    EDE 4504 - Creating and Differentiating Learning Environments


    Credit(s): 3
    Approaches to managing the elementary instructional environment and specific strategies for maintaining a safe, positive classroom climate are examined as well as current knowledge of innovative best practices in differentiated instruction.

  
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    EDE 4802 - The Teacher as Researcher


    Credit(s): 3
    This course prepares teacher candidates to conduct teacher research within their classrooms. This research is presented as a paper which is revised across the semester that summarizes the classroom research.

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

    Corequisite(s): EDE 4940  
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: All program courses except EDE 4940 .
  
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    EDE 4905 - Independent Study: Elementary Education


    Credit(s): 1-4
    Specialized independent study determined by the student’s needs and interests.

    Restriction(s):
    • S/U Grade System

  
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    EDE 4909 - Directed Study: Elementary Education


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

    Restriction(s):
    • Senior Standing

  
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    EDE 4940 - Internship: Elementary Education


    Credit(s): 3-12
    Teacher candidate required to demonstrate professional competencies during full day internship in a public or private elementary school.

    Course Attribute(s): CPST - Capstone Learning Experience

    Prerequisite(s): EDE 4941  and EDE 4942  
    Corequisite(s): EDE 4802  
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Repeatable for credit (total 10 min - 12 max hrs).
  
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    EDE 4941 - Childhood Education Internship Level I


    Credit(s): 3
    Students spend six hours per week in a supervised in-school experience and attend weekly seminar.

    Corequisite(s): RED 4310 , EDG 4620  
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only
    • S/U Grade System

    Other Information: Elementary Education student
  
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    EDE 4942 - Childhood Education Internship Level II


    Credit(s): 3-6
    Students spend two days per week in a supervised internship experience in classroom settings and attend a weekly seminar. Course is restricted to Elementary Education majors. Course is repeatable for credit, for a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s): EDE 4941 , RED 4310 , EDG 4620 , EDF 3122 , LAE 4314 , EDE 4301 , MAE 4310 , SCE 4310 , LAE 4414 , SSE 4313 , EME 2040 .
  
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    EDE 4943 - Alternative Setting Field Experience


    Credit(s): 3
    This alternative setting field experience course provides Undergraduate Teacher Candidates with opportunities to work with children in non-traditional, diverse settings and integrate course and field experiences to facilitate learning.

    Prerequisite(s): EDE 4942 .
  
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    EDE 4944 - Childhood Education Internship Level III


    Credit(s): 3
    This internship experience complements foundational coursework expected in the Elementary Education program. Students spend two full days per week in an internship experience in K-6 classrooms. The classroom experiences are supplemented by a weekly seminar.

    Prerequisite(s): EDE 4942 .
  
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    EDE 4947 - Clinical Education I


    Credit(s): 3
    Students will work in an elementary classroom for 3 hours per day of student contact time throughout the semester, learning to plan and instruct pupils and begin to understand the structure and operation of the school.

    Prerequisite(s): EDF 3122 , TSL 4240  both courses with a minimum grade of C-
    Corequisite(s): EEX 4084  
  
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    EDE 4948 - Clinical Education II


    Credit(s): 6
    Students will teach in an assigned elementary school for 14 weeks. Candidates/mentors assess their teaching abilities and personal attributes necessary to the profession through a process of dialogue and reflection.

    Prerequisite(s): EDE 4947 , EDE 4323 , MAE 4310 , and RED 4511  
    Corequisite(s): EDE 4302
    CoPrerequisite(s): RED 4310  

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

  
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    EDE 4949 - Clinical Education III


    Credit(s): 9-12
    The teacher candidate is required to demonstrate professional competencies during one semester of full day internship in a public elementary school. Candidates are expected to perform all teaching duties and responsibilities including a weekly seminar.

    Prerequisite(s): EDE 4948
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • S/U Grade System


EDF - Education: Foundations and Policy Studies

  
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    EDF 2005 - Introduction to the Teaching Profession


    Credit(s): 3
    Introductory survey course required for admission into the College of Education. A broad overview of the history, sociology and philosophy of education in the United States focuses on education as a field of study and teaching as a profession. Includes lecture and field experience.

    Course Attribute(s): SMEL - General Education Elective

  
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    EDF 2085 - Education, Diversity, and Global Society


    Credit(s): 3
    The course explores the role of formal and informal education within an increasingly diverse and global society. The course covers sociocultural approaches to education with a focus on immigration, race, gender, language, sexuality, and ability.

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

  
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    EDF 3122 - Learning and the Developing Child


    Credit(s): 3
    Preadolescent child growth and development, learning theory, and behavioral analysis applied to instruction and to the organization and management of classroom.

    Prerequisite(s): General psychology
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: College of Education student
  
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    EDF 3132 - Child and Adolescent Development


    Credit(s): 3
    Course critically examines developmental stages and characteristics of individuals from infancy through adolescence with application to learners in educational settings. Includes the needs of English Language Learners and students with varying abilities.

  
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    EDF 3214 - Human Development and Learning


    Credit(s): 3
    Application of respondent and operant learning principles to classroom learning, teaching models for different instructional goals, analysis of teacher behavior, micro-teaching.

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

    Prerequisite(s): General Psychology
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: College of Education student
  
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    EDF 3228 - Human Behavior and Environmental Selection


    Credit(s): 3
    Learning principles, behavior analysis applied to global environmental and social issues. Requires elementary computer word processing skills.

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

  
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    EDF 3514 - History of Education in the United States


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is designed to enhance students understanding of the history of education in the United States; how historic global economic and social changes shaped educational goals and institutions, and in what manner cultural conflict shaped the present.

    Course Attribute(s): 6ACT - State Communication Requirement, HHCP - Human Historical Context & Process, CASB - Social & Behavioral Sciences, TGEI - Information and Data Literacy

  
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    EDF 3604 - Schools and Society


    Credit(s): 3
    Social, economic and political context within which schools function and the values which provide direction for our schools.

    Course Attribute(s): WRIN - Writing Intensive Capstone, 6ACP - State Communication Requirement, SMCD - Community Engagement & Diversity Pillar, TGEE - Ethical Reasoning and Civic Engagement, 6ACT - Gordon Communication Requirement, EMWP - Major Works and Major Issues, GCPC - Global Citizens Project Course

    Restriction(s):
    • Senior Standing
    • Junior Standing

  
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    EDF 3802 - The Dynamics of Unity


    Credit(s): 3
    The conflicts of our time call for individuals who know how to foster authentic unity at all levels of experience. Students will examine multidisciplinary research on the dynamics of unity building and explore their role as leaders in this process.

    Course Attribute(s): SMLE - Leadership & Ethics Pillar

  
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    EDF 4124 - Child Growth and Learning


    Credit(s): 3
    An introduction to child development and learning from an educational and psychological perspective. Emphasis is on the application of relevant constructs as they would reflect developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood learning settings.

  
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    EDF 4131 - Learning and the Developing Adolescent


    Credit(s): 3
    Adolescent growth and development, learning theory, and behavioral analysis applied to instruction and to the organization and management of the classroom.

    Prerequisite(s): General psychology
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: College of Education student
  
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    EDF 4430 - Measurement for Teachers


    Credit(s): 3
    Concepts and skills related to designing and developing classroom tests; evaluating tests, instruction, and student progress; and communicating student achievement. Including application of performance assessment techniques and computer applications for measuring and assessing pupil progress.

    Restriction(s):
    • Senior Standing
    • Junior Standing

  
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    EDF 4440 - Measurement Concepts and Assessment of All Students


    Credit(s): 4
    Combines diverse methods of measurement and assessment strategies for analyzing student performance including English Language Learners and students with exceptionalities.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: BXE Major
  
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    EDF 4490 - Global Studies in Research Design


    Credit(s): 3
    Global Studies in Research Design introduces students to the logic and dynamics of the research process.

    Course Attribute(s): UGR - Undergraduate Research, TGEH - High Impact Practice, GCPC - Global Citizens Project Course

  
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    EDF 4905 - Independent Study: Educational Foundations


    Credit(s): 1-4
    Specialized independent study determined by the student’s needs and interests.

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

  
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    EDF 4909 - Directed Study: Educational Foundations


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

    Restriction(s):
    • Senior Standing

  
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    EDF 5607 - Trends in Education Politics


    Credit(s): 3
    Contemporary education politics in the U.S. with interdisciplinary social-science perspectives.

 

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