Sep 29, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EIN - Industrial Engineering

  
  • EIN 4890 - Industrial Engineering Senior Design Project I


    Credit(s): 3
    This is the first of a two-part Senior Design Project course sequence to provide experiential learning opportunities on new product development and tech-based engineering entrepreneurship while integrating industrial engineering concepts.

    Course Attribute(s): TGEE - Ethical Reasoning and Civic Engagement, CPST - Capstone Learning Experience

    Prerequisite(s): EIN 4312C  with a minimum grade of C
    CoPrerequisite(s): EIN 4333  with a minimum grade of C, ESI 4221  with a minimum grade of C

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

    Other Information: The BSIE Senior Design Project is a full academic year experience. Therefore EIN 4890  (Senior Design Project I) and EIN 4891  (Senior Design Project II) must be taken sequentially and completed within the same academic year.
  
  • EIN 4891 - Industrial Engineering Senior Design Project II


    Credit(s): 3
    This is the second of a two-part Senior Design Project course sequence to provide experiential learning opportunities on new product development and tech-based engineering entrepreneurship while integrating industrial engineering concepts.

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

    Prerequisite(s): EIN 4890  with a minimum grade of C
    CoPrerequisite(s): ESI 4523  with a minimum grade of C

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Senior Standing
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: The BSIE Senior Design Project is a full academic year experience. Therefore EIN 4890  (Senior Design Project I) and EIN 4891  (Senior Design Project II) must be taken sequentially and completed within the same academic year.
  
  • EIN 4933 - Special Topics in Industrial Engineering


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Special topics related to economic analysis, optimization, human factors, manufacturing and automation aspect of industrial systems. Repeatable up to 5 credit hours.

  
  • EIN 5174 - Total Quality Management Concepts


    Credit(s): 3
    This course will examine the methodology and procedures that companies use to improve quality and its operational benefits, including the management transformation (paradigm shift) that is evolving. Unrestricted. Nonrepeatable for credit.

  
  • EIN 5182 - Principles of Engineering Management


    Credit(s): 3
    Introduction to the fundamentals of planning, organizing and leadership as needed by engineers, scientists, and other professionals considering managerial positions.

  
  • EIN 5201 - Creativity in Technology


    Credit(s): 3
    Designed to aid engineers, and others, re-open the creativity within themselves. It is focused on the student and his/her interests in technology and innovation. Graduate students and senior undergraduates.

  
  • EIN 5275 - Work Physiology and Biomechanics


    Credit(s): 3
    Human physiological limitations encountered in design, analysis and evaluation of man-machine systems.

  
  • EIN 5350 - Technology and Finance


    Credit(s): 3
    A course for technical managers that focuses on how financial and economic principles are utilized to make technical investments and manage technical enterprises.

  
  • EIN 5452 - Engineering a Lean Enterprise


    Credit(s): 3
    Engineering the Lean Enterprise introduces you to one of the most successful strategies in operations: lean manufacturing, as seen at Toyota and other companies. Lean manufacturing is a philosophy that applies both on and off the factory floor.

  
  • EIN 5510 - Manufacturing Systems Analysis


    Credit(s): 3
    The study of systems of manufacturing entities such as machine tools, robots, and materials handlers. Emphasis is on mathematical description of integrated systems and system optimization.


EMA - Materials Engineering

  
  • EMA 4003 - Introduction to Materials Science


    Credit(s): 3
    Introduction to the main families of materials and principles behind their design, selection, development, and behavior. Relationship of properties to structure and processing of materials.

    Prerequisite(s): CHM 2046  with a minimum grade of C or Chemistry with a minimum score of 5
    Other Information: Not repeatable for credit.
  
  • EMA 4324 - Corrosion of Engineering Materials I


    Credit(s): 3
    Principles of electrochemical corrosion and the representation of corrosion processes by polarization diagrams. Origin and prevention of the localized forms of corrosion and approaches to corrosion control.

  
  • EMA 5326 - Corrosion Control


    Credit(s): 3
    Provide understanding of corrosion fundamentals. Introduce design for corrosion detection, protection, and control. Acquire research project experience.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 3365 .

EME - Education: Technology and Media

  
  • EME 2040 - Technology for Leading and Learning


    Credit(s): 3
    Designed as an introduction to technology and its role in communication, presentation, & learning processes. Topics include productivity software, ethical & social issues, mobile apps, interactive multimedia, and models for tech integration/usage.

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

  
  • EME 4390 - Digital Identity


    Credit(s): 3
    Students examine identity in a digital world. Topics covered include identifying digital identity, managing digital identities, examining marginalized digital identities, and the governing of digital identities. This is primarily a project-based course.

    Course Attribute(s): TGEE - Ethical Reasoning and Civic Engagement

  
  • EME 5317 - Technology Leadership in Education


    Credit(s): 3
    Selecting, organizing, and using major types of instructional technology and equipment in various school curricula and educational programs. Explores the transformational power of emerging technologies in schools.

  
  • EME 5403 - Computers in Education


    Credit(s): 3
    A survey course designed to introduce practicing teachers to microcomputer technology and its function in the classroom to augment the teaching and learning processes. Objectives include the use and evaluation of educational software, classroom use of computers, instructional computing research, generic applications software (word processors, database managers, etc.), programming, disk operating systems, and microcomputer hardware.


EML - Engineering: Mechanical

  
  • EML 3022 - Computer Aided Design and Engineering


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is intended for developing graphics design concepts in undergraduate students. Learning engineering drawing fundamentals, design views, design and analysis of mechanical engineering power transmission components using computer aided software.

  
  • EML 3035 - Programming Concepts for Mechanical Engineers


    Credit(s): 3
    Solution of engineering and science problems using programming language such as Visual Basic or Maple. Topics include fundamentals of programming, controlling program flow and arrays.

    Prerequisite(s): MAC 2281 , PHY 2048  
    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only

  
  • EML 3041 - Computational Methods


    Credit(s): 3
    Techniques to solving engineering problems using numerical methods. Topics include roots of equations, matrix algebra, simultaneous linear equations, numerical integration and differentiation, and curve fitting.

    Prerequisite(s): MAP 2302  with a minimum grade of C- or EGN 3433  with a minimum grade of C- and EML 3035  with a minimum grade of C- and EGN 3343  with a minimum grade of C and EML 3500  with a minimum grade of C
  
  • EML 3262 - Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery


    Credit(s): 3
    Kinematics of machines and mechanisms; position, velocity, and acceleration analysis of mechanisms; cams; gear trains; inertia forces in mechanisms; flywheels; balancing of rotating masses.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 3321 , EML 3022 , both courses with a minimum grade of C-; and EGN 3343 , EML 3500 , both courses with a minimum grade of C
  
  • EML 3303 - Mechanical Engineering Lab I


    Credit(s): 3
    Engineering laboratory measurements. Use of the library and the writing of technical reports. Experiments in the measurement of temperature, pressure, fluid flow, psychrometrics, concentration, viscosity. Mass-energy balances of simple systems.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 3443 
    Corequisite(s): EML 3701 , EML 3500 
  
  • EML 3500 - Mechanics of Solids


    Credit(s): 3
    Stress and deflection analysis of machine parts, variable loads, endurance limits, fasteners, bearings, power transmission, code consideration of pressure and vacuum vessels, elements of design.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 3311 
  
  • EML 3701 - Fluid Systems


    Credit(s): 3
    Principles of fluid flow; piping and duct systems; fluid machinery; metering of compressible and incompressible flow; boundary layer theory; dimensional analysis; introduction to aerodynamics.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 3321  with a minimum grade of C- and (EGN 3343  and EML 3500 , both with a minimum grade of C)
  
  • EML 4106C - Thermal Systems and Economics


    Credit(s): 3
    Power and refrigeration cycles; fuels and combustion; internal combustion engine cycles; co-generation; nuclear energy; methods of economic analysis.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 3343  and EML 3500 , both courses with a minimum grade of C
  
  • EML 4123 - Heat Transfer


    Credit(s): 3
    Conduction, convection and radiant heat transfer; thermal properties of materials; role of fluid flow in convective heat transfer; design and selection of heat exchangers.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 3701 , EML 3041 
  
  • EML 4141 - Thermal Management of Electronic Systems


    Credit(s): 3
    Introduction to principles of thermal management for controlling heat dissipation in electronics systems. Passive & active thermal management techniques for electronic systems & components are considered with regard to fundamental heat transfer modes.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 4123 
  
  • EML 4220 - Vibrations


    Credit(s): 3
    Natural frequency, damping and resonance in single-degree-of-freedom systems. Vibration isolation and absorption. Lagrange’s equations. Multi-degree of freedom systems. Introduction to vibration of continuous systems and predictive maintenance.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 3262 , EML 3041  (Grade of C- required)
  
  • EML 4230 - Introduction to Composite Materials


    Credit(s): 3
    The course introduces manufacturing types and applications of advanced composites. Students study micromechanical and macromechanical behavior of a lamina and analyze and design a laminated structure made of advanced composite materials.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 3500  and EML 3041 .
  
  • EML 4246 - Tribology


    Credit(s): 3
    Introduction to friction, lubrication and wear. Contact of real surfaces, mechanics of friction, surface failures, boundary lubrication fluid properties, thin film lubrication, thick film lubrication, bearing and lubricant selection.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 3500 , EML 3701  and EML 4501 .
  
  • EML 4284 - Compliant Mechanisms


    Credit(s): 3
    This course presents methods for the design of compliant mechanisms, mechanisms that gain some or all of their motion from the deflection of flexible members. The course treats mechanism analysis, synthesis, and design applications.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 3262 
  
  • EML 4302 - Mechanical Engineering Laboratory II


    Credit(s): 3
    Continuation of EML 3303  with emphasis on material and energy balances, stress analysis and vibrations. Lec.-lab. The Team-Project-Time Approach.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 3303 .
  
  • EML 4310 - Microcontrollers


    Credit(s): 3
    To introduce students to microcontroller technology, and to provide them with an understanding of the concepts and principles used to interface input and output devices to microcontrollers, program microcontrollers, and to develop applications.

    Corequisite(s): EML 4312 .
  
  • EML 4312 - Mechanical Controls


    Credit(s): 3
    Introduces the concept of dynamic systems. Modeling of dynamic systems. Laplace Transforms. Transfer Functions. Block Diagrams. Characteristic equation. Time response of first and second order systems. Stability of dynamic systems. Routh stability criterion. Frequency response of dynamic systems. Polar plots and Bode plots. Introduction to state space model.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 3321 , EGN 3373 .
  
  • EML 4325 - Mechanical Manufacturing Processes


    Credit(s): 3
    Description of mechanical material cutting, forming and fabrication methods, as used in modern industrial manufacturing processes.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 3365  with a minimum grade of C- and EGN 3343  and EML 3500  both with a minimum grade of C
  
  • EML 4326 - Advanced Materials Processing


    Credit(s): 3
    Advanced materials processing focuses on the fundamental principles of solidification, deformation, additive and subtractive processes. Integrated process modeling will lead to optimized performance through processing - structure - property relationships.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 3500  and EML 4325 .
  
  • EML 4395 - Motor Selection and Control


    Credit(s): 3
    Standard electrical voltages; power wiring in industrial plants; NEMA motor designs and their uses; techniques for estimating motor starting times and temperature rise; motor selection, starting, and operating safety interlocks; conventional starting and control systems; programmable controllers; electrical code requirements for conductors and protective devices.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 3373
  
  • EML 4414 - Power Plant Engineering


    Credit(s): 3
    The study of large scale thermo-electric power conversion for utility systems. Combustion of hydrocarbon fuels, furnace, steam generated auxiliary system design. Topics include control of our emissions, design and performance of combined power facilities.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 4106C .
  
  • EML 4419 - Propulsion I


    Credit(s): 3
    Introduction to the design of propulsion systems. Basic analysis of internal combustion, jet and rocket engines. Application to ground and air transportation. Advanced propulsion concepts. Special topics for class discussion.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 3701 , EML 3500 
  
  • EML 4421 - Internal Combustion Engines


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is for the application of thermodynamics, chemistry, dynamics of machinery, electronics and fluid mechanics. Topics covered are: introduction of engines, fuels and combustion, numerical modeling, ignition, fuel systems, balance of reciprocating mechanisms and emission control of exhaust pollutants.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 3343  and EML 3500 , both courses with a minimum grade of C
  
  • EML 4450 - Alternative & Renewable Energy


    Credit(s): 3
    An overview of energy conversion for electrical power generation and transportation, both conventional and sustainable. The course is aimed at mechanical engineering seniors and includes hands-on design projects.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 3500  and EGN 3343 
  
  • EML 4501 - Machine Design


    Credit(s): 3
    Designed to teach students to apply the principles of engineering mechanics, materials and manufacturing to the design/analysis of machine elements and mechanical systems. Emphasis is given toward good design practice as well as pitfalls that can result in a catastrophic failure.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 3500  with a minimum grade of C and EML 3022  and EML 3262  both with a minimum grade of C-
  
  • EML 4503 - Sustainable Design and Materials


    Credit(s): 3
    This course integrates sustainability into the design of engineered products. Topics include materials selection and function performance, design for the 4 Rs, end-of-life concerns and product life cycle assessment methods.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 4501 
  
  • EML 4536 - Applied Finite Element Analysis


    Credit(s): 3
    Theory and practical applications of Finite Element Method, Matrix methods, Linear and Non-linear structural analysis of Trusses, Beams, Frames and three-dimensional machine components/assemblies. Buckling and modal analysis. ANSYS/Solidworks simulations.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 3022  with a minimum grade of C-, EML 3500  with a minimum grade of C
    CoPrerequisite(s): EML 4501  with a minimum grade of C-

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required
    • Majors Only

  
  • EML 4551 - Capstone Design


    Credit(s): 3
    Comprehensive design or feasibility project requiring application of previously acquired engineering knowledge; use of ANSYS, CAD and SolidWorks.

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

    Prerequisite(s): EML 4501  with a minimum grade of C-, EML 4106C  with a minimum grade of C-
    CoPrerequisite(s): EML 4312  with a minimum grade of C-, EML 4123  with a minimum grade of C-, EML 4302  with a minimum grade of C-

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only
    • Permit Required

  
  • EML 4552 - Senior Mechanical Design


    Credit(s): 3
    Comprehensive design or feasibility study project. In some cases may be a continuation of EML 4551 .

  
  • EML 4575 - Principles of Fracture Mechanics


    Credit(s): 3
    Introduction to failure and fracture of linear and nonlinear engineering materials, as well as designing against fracture in modern materials.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 3500 , EGN 3343 
  
  • EML 4593 - Haptics


    Credit(s): 3
    Course covers the theory and implementation of haptic interfaces and rendering, teleoperation, modeling, control and stability of feedback for robotic systems and virtual environments, and the related human haptic sensing capabilities.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 3041 ; EML 4312 
  
  • EML 4601 - Air Conditioning Design


    Credit(s): 3
    Application of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid flow to sizing of HVAC systems. Heating and cooling calculations, air requirements, equipment sizing. Energy Code requirements. Design project.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 3343  and EML 3500 , both courses with a minimum grade of C
  
  • EML 4702 - Fluid Dynamics II


    Credit(s): 3
    The Fluid Dynamics II course is a senior level technical elective for Mechanical Engineering Students. The goal of the course is develop an advanced understanding of fluid dynamics applied to mechanical engineering as well as to other related fields.

    Prerequisite(s): EGN 3343 , EGN 3321  and EML 3701 
  
  • EML 4703 - Mechanics of Compressible Fluids


    Credit(s): 3
    Introduction to kinetic theory of gases, compressible flow equations, isentropic flow, flow with friction and heat transfer, compression and expansion in supersonic flow, normal and oblique shock waves and Prandtl-Meyer expansions.

    Prerequisite(s): EML 3701 , EGN 3343 
  
  • EML 4905 - Independent Study


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

  
  • EML 4930 - Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering


    Credit(s): 1-3
    Selected Topics


EMR - Education: Mental Retardation

  
  • EMR 4011 - Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is designed to provide students with a broad introduction to the area of mental retardation and developmental disabilities with particular emphasis on the educational aspects. This course is required by the State for certification in mental retardation.

    Prerequisite(s): EEX 4012  or equivalent.

ENC - English Composition

  
  • ENC 1101 - Composition I


    Credit(s): 3
    This course helps prepare students for academic work by emphasizing expository writing, the basics of library research, and the conventions of academic discourse.

    Course Attribute(s): HHCP - Human Historical Context & Process, 6ACP - State Communication Requirement, SPCO - Communication, SMCO - Communication, 6ACM - State Communication Requirement, SGEC - General Education Core Communication, 6ACT - Gordon Communication Requirement, 6ACT - State Communication Requirement, CAEC - English Composition

    Other Information: Scores of: STI1 of 440 or TFL4 of 550 or TFIT of 079 or EAC1 of 17 or EAC3 of 18.
  
  • ENC 1102 - Composition II


    Credit(s): 3
    This course emphasizes argument, research, and style. As students engage in creative and critical thinking, they learn to support assertions based on audience and purpose; students apply library research, strategies for revision, and peer response.

    Course Attribute(s): 6ACP - State Communication Requirement, SPCO - Communication, 6ACM - State Communication Requirement, SMCO - Communication, 6ACT - Gordon Communication Requirement, TGEN - ENC 1102, 6ACT - State Communication Requirement, CAEC - English Composition

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101  (or the equivalent, i.e. passing the CLEP exam).
  
  • ENC 1130 - Improving College-Level Writing


    Credit(s): 3
    This class approaches writing as a process and utilizes prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. Through intensive reading and writing practice, the curriculum will address grammar, mechanics, punctuation, word usage, and essay structure.

  
  • ENC 2210 - Technical Writing


    Credit(s): 3
    Effective presentation of technical and semi-technical information. Will not count toward the English major.

    Course Attribute(s): 6ACP - State Communication Requirement, 6ACM - State Communication Requirement, SMEL - General Education Elective, 6ACT - Gordon Communication Requirement, 6ACT - State Communication Requirement

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101  and ENC 1102  or ENC 1121 and ENC 1122.
  
  • ENC 3241 - Scientific Writing and Presentation


    Credit(s): 3
    A course designed to give students the skills necessary to prepare professional materials for science writing assignments, presentations, or publication.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101  with a minimum grade of C, ENC 1102  with a minimum grade of C
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

  
  • ENC 3242 - Technical Communication for Majors


    Credit(s): 3
    The study of the range of possible careers for technical communicators with special emphasis on the issues that professional writers face in various workplace contexts and on the skills needed in word processing.

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

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101  & 1102 or ENC 1121 & 1122.
  
  • ENC 3246 - Communication for Engineers


    Credit(s): 3
    Focuses on writing concerns of engineers. Deals with the content, organization, format, and style of specific types of engineering documents. Provides opportunity to improve oral presentations.

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

  
  • ENC 3249 - Communication for IT Professionals


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is devoted to the written and oral communication concerns of the 21st Century information technology professional. Students will be engaged individual and team development of professional and technical documents relevant to the IT field.

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

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101  and ENC 1102  or Honors English.
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Information Technology major
  
  • ENC 3250 - Professional Writing


    Credit(s): 3
    The course is an introduction to the techniques and types of professional writing, including correspondence and reports. It is designed to help strengthen skills of effective business and professional communication in both oral and written modes.

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

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101  and ENC 1102  or ENC 1121 and ENC 1122.
  
  • ENC 3310 - Expository Writing


    Credit(s): 3
    This is a course that teaches the techniques for writing effective prose, (excluding fiction), in which student essays are extensively criticized, edited, and discussed in individual sessions with the instructor and with peers.

    Course Attribute(s): WRIN - Writing Intensive Capstone, 6ACP - State Communication Requirement, SMCD - Community Engagement & Diversity Pillar, 6ACT - Gordon Communication Requirement, 6ACT - State Communication Requirement

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101  and ENC 1102  or ENC 1121 and ENC 1122.
  
  • ENC 3330 - Rhetorical Traditions


    Credit(s): 3
    Examine texts from the rhetorical tradition alongside contemporary examples of rhetoric and engage questions that arise from the study of rhetoric; apply rhetoric to teaching, literary criticism, professional writing, publishing, politics, and law.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1102 , with a grade of C- or better.
  
  • ENC 3331 - Client and Civic Communication


    Credit(s): 3
    This course provides the groundwork for writing in civic life and explores working definitions of key terms: civic engagement, ethics, rhetoric, writing, composing and technology.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1102 .
  
  • ENC 3371 - Rhetorical Theory for Technical Communication


    Credit(s): 3
    This course provides undergraduates exposure to key rhetorical theorists and concepts, placing special emphasis on the relationships between rhetor, audience, context, and medium. This course is open to all students and is not restricted or repeatable.

  
  • ENC 3373 - Rhetoric of Marginalized Communities


    Credit(s): 3
    Study mainstream and marginalized communities in an interactive seminar featuring discussion, collaboration, essay writing, presentations, electronic media, and the development of a final project/ portfolio negotiated between each student and instructor. Study mainstream and marginalized communities in an interactive seminar featuring discussion, collaboration, essay writing, presentations, electronic media, and the development of a final project/ portfolio negotiated between each student and instructor.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1102 .
  
  • ENC 3376 - Multimodal Composition


    Credit(s): 3
    Compose with still and moving images, color, music, sound, and gesture. Write between modes, media, and genres of texts and events, and use traditional writing processes to create a multimodal project.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1102 .
  
  • ENC 3416 - New Media for Technical Communication


    Credit(s): 3
    The study and production of digital media with special emphasis on emergent and evolving applications.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101  and ENC 1102  or ENC 1121 and ENC 1122.
  
  • ENC 3435 - Rhetoric and Gaming


    Credit(s): 3
    This course applies different theoretical lens to broaden students’ understandings of videogames. Students familiarize themselves with the major genres of writing predominant in the videogame industry. Students work together to design and implement a game.

  
  • ENC 3445 - Introduction to the English Major


    Credit(s): 3
    This course introduces students to analytical approaches, critical readings, and forms of writing typically found within the English major.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1102 , with a minimum grade of C- or better.
  
  • ENC 4212 - Professional & Technical Editing


    Credit(s): 3
    This course helps students meet professional and technical editing challenges in the workplace. Assignments concern research, interviewing, writing, editing, and the technology needed for successful results. Unrestricted to majors, not repeatable.

    Prerequisite(s): At least one of the following: ENC 2210 , ENC 3250 , ENC 3310 , ENC 4260 , ENC 4906 , ENC 4946 , ENC 4268 , ENC 4311 
  
  • ENC 4218 - Visual Rhetoric for Technical Communication


    Credit(s): 3
    The study and production of visual rhetoric with special emphasis on print and digital document design and technical graphics.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101  and ENC 1102  or ENC 1121 and ENC 1122.
  
  • ENC 4260 - Advanced Technical Writing


    Credit(s): 3
    Advanced Technical Writing is a course designed to develop writing skills of a high order: technical exposition; technical narration, description, and argumentation; graphics; proposals; progress reports; physical research reports; and feasibility reports.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 2210 , or ENC 3310  
  
  • ENC 4260C - Technical and Professional Communication Capstone


    Credit(s): 3
    This portfolio-based capstone course allows students to further develop and demonstrate mastery and integration of the skills, principles, and knowledge gained from their professional and technical communication coursework.

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

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 2210  or ENC 3310  
  
  • ENC 4264 - Managerial Communications


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is designed to strengthen written, oral, and non-verbal skills in the context of managerial communication tasks. The course presents communication skills as integral to management strategy and as vital to workplace success. Non-restricted to majors.

    Prerequisite(s): Any one of the following: ENC 3250  ,ENC 3310 , ENC 4311 , ENC 4260 , ENC 2210 .
  
  • ENC 4268 - Senior Seminar in Professional & Technical Writing


    Credit(s): 3
    This course helps students consolidate learning from previous Professional and Technical Writing courses to prepare for professional employment by performing advanced assignments guided by professional mentors and instructor.

    Course Attribute(s): SMCC - Communication & Critical Thinking Pillar, 6ACM - State Communication Requirement

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 4946 
    Restriction(s):
    • Senior Standing

    Other Information: This is a required course for the major and is not repeatable.
  
  • ENC 4311 - Advanced Composition


    Credit(s): 3
    Instruction and practice in writing effective, lucid, and compelling prose, with special emphasis on style, logical argumentation, and critical thinking.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 3310 
  
  • ENC 4351 - Writing for Publication


    Credit(s): 3
    Develop the knowledge and skills necessary to write & publish professional papers and become familiar with the requirements of journals in an area of specialization and to provide first-hand experience with the publication process.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1102  with a grade of C- or better.
  
  • ENC 4353 - Public Rhetorics


    Credit(s): 3
    This course explores the role of rhetoric in the ways communities and individuals empower themselves to frame issues, tackle problems, and promote change. Students will adopt various roles and responsibilities to practice organizing and advocating positions.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1102 
  
  • ENC 4377 - Advanced Rhetoric


    Credit(s): 3
    Study rhetorical cultures and produce rhetorical performances in an interactive seminar featuring discussion, collaboration, essay writing, presentations, electronic media, and the development of a final project/portfolio.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1102  with a grade of C- or better.
  
  • ENC 4431 - Writing and New Media


    Credit(s): 3
    Engage social networking, interactivity, virtual communities, and the issues that emerge in the creation, consumption, distribution, and publication of digital media. Students research, and create a variety of social media for a wide range of purposes.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1102  with a grade of C- or better.
  
  • ENC 4906 - Professional & Technical Writing Independent Study


    Credit(s): 3
    This course focuses on such individually chosen topics as communications crisis management and PR strategy through written assignments, selected readings, and in-person or online meetings. Not restricted to majors; may be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisite(s): At least two of the following courses: ENC 2210 , ENC 3250 , ENC 3310 , ENC 4209, ENC 4212 , ENC 4260 , ENC 4264 , ENC 4311 
  
  • ENC 4931 - Selected Topics in Professional and Technical Writing


    Credit(s): 3
    Focus of the course will be determined by student demand and instructor interest. Topics to be covered may include legal writing, the conventions of business writing, writing in the medical fields, and writing for the social sciences. May be taken twice for credit with different topics.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 3250 , ENC 2210 , or ENC 3310 
  
  • ENC 4940 - Technical and Professional Communication Internship


    Credit(s): 3
    Supervised work-and-learning experience in technical and professional communication under the direction of an employee of a participating firm and a University faculty member. 10-12 hrs per week of student time for regular term; 13-16 per week in summer.

    Course Attribute(s): INT - Internship, TGEH - High Impact Practice

    Restriction(s):
    • Permit Required

    Other Information: At least 12 undergraduate credit hours in upper division Professional and Technical Writing classes
  
  • ENC 4946 - Professional & Technical Writing Internship


    Credit(s): 3
    This course is a custom-designed internship for those students enrolled in the Professional and Technical Writing major. Students work with a company or organization on real-world communications assignments under the guidance of a supervisor.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 3242  with a minimum grade of C
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: Approved application and approved formal internship agreement.
    The course may not be repeated for credit.

ENG - English - General

  
  • ENG 3014 - Introduction to Literary Methodology


    Credit(s): 3
    This course prepares English majors and minors with the basic critical and technical skills and understanding for subsequent literary study in 3000- and 4000-level courses towards the major. Substantial writing. Required of LIT majors. Recommended during first 2 semesters of LIT major.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1101  and ENC 1102 .
  
  • ENG 3113 - Film as Narrative Art


    Credit(s): 3
    This course will examine the role of narrative as it appears in national and international cinema and study different theoretical and historical perspectives of cinematic narrative and cinematic techniques and interpretation.

  
  • ENG 3674 - Film and Culture


    Credit(s): 3
    Students will be introduced to key concepts and techniques of Film Studies, including the history of film; an examination of film genres; an overview of foreign cinema; and the study of issues of class, race, gender, and sexuality.

    Course Attribute(s): WRIN - Writing Intensive Capstone, CPST - Capstone Learning Experience, 6ACT - Gordon Communication Requirement, 6ACT - State Communication Requirement, TGEC - Creative Thinking

    Restriction(s):
    • Senior Standing
    • Junior Standing

  
  • ENG 4013 - Literary Criticism


    Credit(s): 3
    A study of the works of major literary critics from Aristotle to the present, with emphasis on their meaning, their implied world view, and their significance for our own time and literature. Required for Literature majors. Recommended before 4000-level literature courses.

  
  • ENG 4042 - Studies in Theory and Criticism


    Credit(s): 3
    A survey or focused study of criticism and theory, including literary and rhetorical, ancient and contemporary.

    Prerequisite(s): ENC 1102  with a grade of C- or better.
  
  • ENG 4060 - History of the English Language


    Credit(s): 3
    The evolution of language from Anglo-Saxon through Middle English to Modern English. Development of the English lexicon. Changes in the pronunciation, syntactic, and semantic systems; discussion of the forms which influenced them.

  
  • ENG 4818 - Feminist Digital Humanities


    Credit(s): 3
    A study of the foundational concepts and analytical tools of feminist digital humanities. Students will read feminist authors and literature within a digital humanities framework and conduct digital humanities projects.

  
  • ENG 4906 - Individual Research


    Credit(s): 1-4
    Directed study in special projects.

  
  • ENG 4907 - Directed Reading


    Credit(s): 3
    Readings in special topics.

  
  • ENG 4934 - Senior Literature Seminar


    Credit(s): 3
    The Senior Literature Seminar will be the capstone course for literature majors, emphasizing the degree-program outcomes. Students will develop and synthesize the knowledge and skills gained in the literature major, as they will explore a specific topic, which will vary. This is a required course for English majors.

    Course Attribute(s): SMCC - Communication & Critical Thinking Pillar, 6ACM - State Communication Requirement

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 3014 
    Restriction(s):
    • Senior Standing

  
  • ENG 4935 - Honors Seminar I


    Credit(s): 3
    Variable topics. Students will be expected to participate in class discussion, make formal presentations, and complete a major research project.

    Corequisite(s): ENG 4936 .
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: English Honors Program
  
  • ENG 4936 - Honors Seminar II


    Credit(s): 3
    Variable topics. Students will be expected to participate in class discussion, make formal presentations, and complete a major research project.

    Corequisite(s): ENG 4935 
    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: English Honors Program
  
  • ENG 4940 - Internship in English


    Credit(s): 1-4
    Supervised field experience in a writing and/or reading oriented position relevant to the English major. Restricted to majors. Nonrepeatable.

    Restriction(s):
    • Majors Only

    Other Information: ENG major
 

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