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    EDU 111 - Foundations of American Education


    This course is an introduction to the profession of teaching.  The social, economic, and political history of American education will be explored.  Contemporary goals, practices, and issues will also be investigated.  Specific topics include:  diversity; special education; child/adolescent development; legal issues; ethics; professionalism; curriculum; philosophy; learning theories and pedagogy.  Thirty hours of field and additional hours of service learning experiences are required.  This course is appropriate for L.A.G.S. Teacher Education (A.S. Degree) transfer majors who wish to pursue Childhood (Grades 1-6), Middle Childhood (Grades 5-8), Adolescence (Grades 7-12), Physical Education (K-12), Art Education (K-12) or Music Education (K-12) teacher certification.

     

    Credits: 3
    Note
    See teacher certification.

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Recognize and explain the central philosophies, issues and disputes surrounding American education via class discussions, field experiences and written assignments.
    2.  Apply knowledge of child/adolescent development to educational practice and curriculum via class discussions, field experiences and written assignments.
    3.  Relate developments in American education and schooling to broad themes in our social, economic and political history via class discussions, field experiences and written assignments.
    4.  Appraise the teaching profession as a career choice via examination of the field and written reflection.

  
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    EET 090 - Introduction to Electricity


    This course provides a general overview of topics covered in the Electrical Engineering Technology curriculum.  Basic circuit theories are introduced and used to describe the operation of more complex systems.  Power generation and distribution, communication systems and networking, robotics and automation, and consumer electronics are some of the topics used to illustrate application of these basic concepts.  Laboratory exercises and demonstrations will be integrated with the lectures to give students experience in taking basic electrical measurements and recording those measurements for a technical report.  Computers will be used for recording data and for researching the topics listed above.

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Understand the basic electrical units of Voltage, Current, Resistance. and Power.
    2.  Solve simple series, parallel, and series-parallel resistive circuits.
    3.  Understand the basics of power generation and distribution.
    4.  Set up a simple electrical circuit and take measurements in a laboratory environment.

  
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    EET 095 - Introduction to Digital Electronics


    This course serves as an introduction to digital logic including number systems, binary arithmetic, logic gates, flip flops, counters, memories, and basic computer architecture.  It includes the use of digital circuit simulation software.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Understand the binary number system.
    2.  Understand the operation of basic logic gates. (AND, OR, NAND, NOR, Invert)
    3.  Generate a truth table for a logic circuit.
    4.  Connect a circuit comprised of basic logic gates and collect and analyze data.

  
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    EET 107 - Electronic Computer Applications


    This course will introduce students to computer software and hardware specific to the Electrical/ Electronics curriculum, and provide experience using word processors, spreadsheets, and presentation software in electronic course work.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prior or Concurrent:  EET 121 DC & AC Circuits, EET 121 DC & AC Circuits Laboratory

    Credits: 1
    Hours
    3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Write technical reports with embedded data tables, graphs, circuit diagrams and equations.
    2.  Create and deliver a technical presentation.
    3.  Create electrical circuits and simulate them using software.
    4.  Understand programming concepts and create simple algorithms.
    5.  Program an industrial robot and programmable controller.
    6.  Create a circuit board layout from a schematic.

  
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    EET 111 - Electrical Construction Laboratory


    An introductory course in residential and commercial wiring procedures, basic measuring techniques, and fundamentals of basic machine operations.  Students will gain experience in the fabrication, installation, and maintenance of electrical equipment through hands-on laboratory exercises.  This course also includes National Electrical Code topics with an emphasis on electrical safety.

    Credits: 1
    Hours
    3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Operate various machine tools, hand tools, and test equipment, including a vertical milling machine, bandsaw, engraver, Hipot tester and multimeter.
    2.  Layout and install basic residential wiring circuits in compliance with the National Electric Code.
    3.  Build a project from a dimensioned print.
    4.  Populate and solder a printed circuit board.
    5.  Work safely in a shop environment.

  
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    EET 112 - Electronic Fabrication Laboratory


    An introductory course in electronic project construction which includes printed circuit board design and manufacturing.  In this course the student will layout and manufacture a printed circuit board, fabricate an enclosure, assemble a finished product, and document the process.  Soldering and wiring techniques will be covered.  This course also includes telecommunications cabling (telephone, coaxial, computer networking, fiber optics), low voltage control applications, and surface mount technology.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  EET 111 Electrical Construction Laboratory

    Credits: 1
    Hours
    3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Create documentation required to manufacture a project.
    2.  Use design software to layout a printed circuit board from a schematic.
    3.  Fabricate a printed circuit board.
    4.  Assemble and solder an electronic project.
    5.  Package an electronic project in an enclosure.
    6.  Install connectors on telecommunications cabling.
    7.  Understand concepts of low voltage control.

  
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    EET 121 - DC & AC Circuits and Laboratory


    This course teaches the fundamentals of electrical circuits, application of circuit laws, theorems and measuring techniques for both DC and AC single and polyphase circuits.  Topics include loop and nodal analysis, superposition, Thevenin's and Norton's theorems, RLC series and parallel circuits, and three phase circuits.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  EET 110 Introduction to Electricity

    Prior or Concurrent:  MAT 130 Applied Algebra and Trigonometry

    Credits: 5
    Hours
    4 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Apply basic circuit laws and network theorems to the solution of DC circuits involving multiple sources and circuit elements.
    2.  Write loop and nodal equations for multiple window DC circuits and use those equations to solve for all currents and voltages.
    3.  Reduce a two terminal circuit to its Thevenin or Norton equivalent.
    4.  Solve RC time constant problems.
    5.  Apply network theorems and complex numbers to the solution of AC circuits.
    6.  Use circuit simulation software to analyze circuit behavior.
    7.  Demonstrate the proper use of voltmeters, ammeters, wattmeters, counters, multimeters, and oscilloscopes to make accurate measurements.
    8.  Neatly and accurately record and analyze laboratory data, construct graphs, and complete a professional technical document based on laboratory work.

  
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    EET 122 - Electrical Circuits


    In this course students learn to analyze DC and AC passive circuits using Ohm's Law, Kirchhoff's laws, Superposition.  RC and RL circuits are analyzed for impedance and phase angles.  Troubleshooting, analysis by computer simulation using simulation software, and telecommunication applications are stressed throughout.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  CST 106 Computers in Technology, MAT 149 Applied Technical Mathematics II

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Apply basic circuit laws and network theorems to the solution of DC circuits involving multiple sources and circuit elements.
    2.  Solve RC and RL time constant problems.
    3.  Apply network theorems and complex numbers to the solution of AC circuits.
    4.  Use voltmeters, ammeters, counters, multimeters, and oscilloscopes to make accurate measurements.
    5.  Use the laptop for the following activities:  save and retrieve files, use computer simulation software to solve DC and AC problems, print solutions, collect data and create Excel files and print graphs, log on to Blackboard, download and upload files with Bb.
    6.  Neatly and accurately record and analyze laboratory data, construct graphs and complete a professional technical Word document based on laboratory work.
    7.  Apply the course competencies:  teamwork, leadership principles, problem solving, customer focus, technology/service delivery, and generate quality work.

  
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    EET 127 - Alternate Energy Concepts and Solutions


    This course takes an in-depth look at various alternate energy concepts and solutions for our modern world.  Topics include current energy issues, energy usage, and the following specific technologies; photovoltaic (PV) solar, wind energy, geothermal energy, passive solar energy, solar thermal energy, atomic power, biofuels, and other special topics.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  MAT 096 Elementary Algebra and Trigonometry

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    1 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Describe verbally or in written form a knowledge of various aspects related to current and future alternative energy systems.
    2.  Calculate various alternative energy systems to determine the optimal system for a given application (ie find the size of a PV system to meet peak home energy demands).
    3.  Measure and quantify available energy from the sun, earth and wind.
    4.  Calculate the potential energy conversion for each of the technologies evaluated.
    5.  Prepare technical papers and communicate through the written medium.
    6.  Identify electrical requirements for both off-grid and on-grid applications of the seven electrical technologies covered in the course.

  
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    EET 150 - Electronic Devices and Laboratory


    This is a first course in Electronics, with an introduction to semi-conductor physics and the active devices fundamental to the field.  Diodes, bipolar and field effect transistors, thyristors, and optoelectronic devices are studied.  Amplifiers and other representative circuits based on these building blocks are analyzed and designed using traditional and computer based methods.  Frequency response characteristics and Bode plots of amplifiers are analyzed.

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  EET 107 Electronic Computer Applications, EET 121 DC & AC Circuits, EET 121L DC & AC Circuits Laboratory, MAT 130 Applied Algebra and Trigonometry

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    3 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Explain the operation of diodes, their application in rectifier circuits, and the block diagram of a complete power supply.
    2.  Describe the characteristics of a zener diode and its operation in a voltage regulator circuit.
    3.  Describe the function and operation of bipolar and field effect transistors and their use as amplifiers and switches.
    4.  Explain the purpose of DC bias and the use of load-line analysis in amplifier circuits.
    5.  Explain the AC small signal model of an amplifier and discuss amplifier characteristics like voltage gain, input and output resistances, and loading effect.
    6.  Describe frequency response characteristics and bandwidth limitations of amplifier circuits.
    7.  Explain the characeristics and applications of thyristors and optoelectronic devices.
    8.  Use simulation software to analyze circuits.
    9.  Use electronic test equipment including: DC power supply, function generator, digital multimeter, curve tracer, oscilloscope, and frequency counter.
    10.  Breadboard and troubleshoot circuits, take measurements, analyze data, and produce coherent lab reports.

  
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    EET 151 - Electronic Systems I


    Students practice the analysis and application of advanced electronic circuits as applied to the telecommunications industry.  Topics include frequency response of filters, op-amps, oscillators, amplitude modulation, noise, and LC circuits.  Troubleshooting and analysis by computer simulation software is stressed throughout.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  EET 122 Electrical Circuits and PHY 160 Applied Physics

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Objectives of the Course:

    1.  Describe different circuit analysis techniques.
    2.  Describe and analyze the operation of filter circuits.
    3.  Identify, describe, and calculate the behavior of op-amp circuits.
    4.  Calculate and describe the operation of oscillators.
    5.  Describe the principles and characterization of noise in a communications system.
    6.  Explain the frequency spectrum of sine, square, and triangle waves and the difference between time and frequency domains.
    7.  Describe the operation of amplitude modulation transmission and reception.
    8.  Describe the characteristics of voltage regulators and the methods of voltage regulation in power supplies.
    9.  Use the computer as an analytical tool to make calculations, draw graphs; use computer simulation software to solve electronics problems.
    10.  Practice course competencies:  quality, teamwork, leadership, problem solving, customer focus, and technology/service delivery to add value to the course.
    11.  Conduct lab experiments:  set up equipment and circuits, take measurements, interpret results, and create lab reports.

     

    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Apply circuit analysis techniques to solve electrical circuits.
    2.  Describe the characteristics of passive and active filter circuits and analyze their frequency responses.
    3.  Describe and calculate the behavior of op-amp circuits.
    4.  Explain the operation of oscillators and calculate the frequency.
    5.  Describe the characteristics and types of noises in a communications system.
    6.  Analyze and describe the frequency spectrum of different signal waveforms.
    7.  Explain the principles of amplitude modulation transmission and reception.
    8.  Describe the characteristics of voltage regulators and the methods of voltage regulation in power supplies.
    9.  Use the computer to simulate electronic circuits, make calculations, draw graphs, and create reports.
    10.  Follow prescribed lab procedures, interpret schematic diagrams, construct breadboard circuits, take measurements, interpret results.

  
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    EET 152 - Electronic Systems II


    Students practice the analysis and application of advanced electronic circuits as applied to the telecommunications industry.  Topics include frequency modulation, digital modulation and communication techniques, wired and wireless transmission media, antennas, and fiber optics.  Troubleshooting and analysis by computer simulation software is stressed throughout.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  EET 151 Electronic Systems I

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Objectives of the Course:

    1.  Describe the basic architecture and characteristics of a T/R communications system.
    2.  Describe and analyze frequency modulation transmission and reception.
    3.  Describe and analyze digital communications techniques.
    4.  Describe multiplexing and XDSL.
    5.  Describe and analyze wired and wireless digital communications.
    6.  Describe and analyze transmission media.
    7.  Describe the characteristics of antennas and their application in communication systems.
    8.  Describe the principles and characteristics of fiber optics, the electrical/optical conversion, and the characteristics of photonic components and subsystems.
    9.  Describe the concepts of digital TV.
    10.  Follow prescribed lab test procedures, set up equipment, take measurements, interpret results, create reports.
    11.  Use the computer as an analytical tool to make calculations and draw graphs; use computer simulation software to solve electronics problems.
    12.  Practice course competencies:  quality, teamwork, leadership, problem solving, customer focus, and technology/service delivery to add value to the course.

    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Describe the basic architecture of a communications system T/R chain and the system parameters, such as noise, sensitivity, and dynamic range that define it.
    2.  Explain the concept of frequency modulation transmission and reception and the FM receiver block diagram.
    3.  Explain A/D and D/A conversion and pulse code modulation.
    4.  Describe QAM and other digital modulation techniques.
    5.  Explain multiplexing concepts, different types of multiplexing methods, and their characteristics.
    6.  Describe the characteristics of wireless and wired media types.
    7.  Explain the characteristics of optical fibers, and the photonic components and subsystems of a fiber optic system.
    8.  Describe basic antenna theory, antenna types, and their characteristics.
    9.  Describe the concept of TV, and basic digital TV transmission principles.
    10.  Use the computer to simulate electronic circuits, make calculations, draw graphs, and create reports.
    11.  Follow prescribed lab procedures, interpret schematic diagrams, construct breadboard circuits, take measurements, interpret results.

  
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    EET 153 - Robotics and C Programming


    This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of hardware control via a programming language.  While introductory in nature, this course will use an actual robot trainer and elements of the C programming language to control motion, read sensors, detect switch positions and more.  Students will learn key aspects of the C programming language such as the declaration of constants and variables.  Data types and sizes will be discussed along with control loops such as for, while and more. 

    Credits: 3
    Cross-listed
    CST 153
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  List and describe the key components of a typical robot.
    2.  List and differentiate between a variety of robotic sensors and switches.
    3.  Describe, in writing, how hardware is controlled with software.
    4.  Physically assemble robotics from supplied components, in order to accomplish lecture or laboratory objectives.
    5.  Use the hardware components assembled and make (trouble shoot) adjustments so that the hardware performs to the project's specifications.
    6.  Write C programming code to control the various aspects of the robot.  This includes motion control, switch detection, sensor input, output and more.
    7.  Write, compile and link the C code necessary for these operations.
    8.  List and describe (as well as use in a laboratory setting) all fundamental aspects of the C programming language; including variable declarations, loops, control statements, function calls and more.
    9.  Read a project's specifications and create a hardware and software solution for that project.  This includes the trouble shooting required to produce a working project.

  
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    EET 162 - Computer Aided Network Analysis Laboratory


    This course expands upon the analysis techniques introduced in EET 121.  It covers analysis of complex electric and electronic circuits by application of network theorems.  Computers will be used to analyze and display the response of two port networks.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  EET 107 Electronic Computer Applications, EET 121 DC & AC Circuits, EET 121 DC & AC Circuits Laboratory, MAT 130 Applied Algebra and Trigonometry

    Credits: 1
    Hours
    2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Write programs to analyze AC electric circuits.
    2.  Write the equation for a sinusoidal voltage including amplitude and frequency.
    3.  Analyze AC circuits using network theorems.
    4.  Calculate Z and A parameters for two port networks.
    5.  Analyze high pass, low pass, and resonant circuits.
    6.  Generate a Bode plot of a frequency dependant circuit.
    7.  Solve AC circuit problems using systems of equations.
    8.  Use LaPlace transforms to perform transient response analysis.

  
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    EET 168 - Digital Systems I


    This course presents topics in hardware and systems as used in the telecommunications industry.  Electrical and digital circuits are explored.  Binary numbers systems are discussed as applied to telecommunications equipment.  Students will explore hardware to the modular level.  Students will demonstrate and simulate electrical and digital circuits.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  CST 106 Computers in Technology, MAT 148 Applied Technical Mathematics I

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    3 Lecture Hours, 2 Lab Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Analyze and solve simple series and parallel circuits.
    2.  Convert numbers among the binary, decimal, octal, and hexadecimal numbering systems.
    3.  Explain logic gates, binary codes, difference between parallel and serial, and between synchronous and asynchronous data transmission.
    4.  Describe the difference between digital and analog quantities.
    5.  Describe digital computer organization and operation including the CPU, motherboard, memory, primary and secondary storage devices, and peripheral devices.
    6.  Use the laptop: to save and retrieve files, as an analytical tool, to log onto BlackBoard and download and upload files.
    7.  Produce a technical report and/or a formal lab report.
    8.  Work productively as a team when given the specifications for a hardware project.
    9.  Practice project leadership, interpersonal skills, and problem solving via the planning, organizing, and execution of the project.

  
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    EET 169 - Digital Systems II


    In this course students work with hardware and software installation, with an introduction to personal computer fundamentals.  The course covers managing and supporting Windows, configuring user related issues, and customization.  Students connect a personal computer to a network, and install and setup a  printer.  Students learn how to maintain a computer, and the fundamentals of troubleshooting a PC.  An optional topic covers Home Technology Integration, including surveillance and home automation.  The course consists of lecture and in-class demonstration.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  EET 168 Digital Systems I

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Lecture Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Identify the advantages and disadvantages of the different Operating Systems.
    2.  Describe the installation of hardware components and install an Operating System.
    3.  Explain and use different troubleshooting tools and utility software.
    4.  Analyze the difference and similarities from personal computers to notebooks, tablets, PDAs and other handheld devices.
    5.  List the different types of printers and demonstrate how to setup a printer.
    6.  Demonstrate a basic understanding of networks.
    7.  Show how to manage and support Windows security, registry, recovery methods.
    8.  Demonstrate how to customize the computer for each individual customers use.
    9.  Explain how to work with support services.
    10.  Apply the Course Competencies for appropriate study techniques as outlined in Blackboard.
    11.  Produce a technical report and/or a formal lab report.
    12.  Work productively as a team member when given the specifications for a hardware project.
    13.  Develop project leadership, interpersonal skills, and problem solving skills via the planning, organizing, and execution of the project.

  
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    EET 183 - Applied Electricity


    Practical applications of electricity, electronics, computing and simulation.  Topics include DC and AC circuits with computer simulation and Internet research.  Laboratory work includes demonstration of basic electrical and electronic concepts using measuring instruments, Multisim, and computers.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  MAT 130 Applied Algebra & Trigonometry

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Understand the basic electrical units of Voltage, Current, Resistance, and Power for DC and AC circuits.
    2.  Solve simple series, parallel, and series-parallel resistive circuits.
    3.  Understand the basics of power generation and distribution and control.
    4.  Set up electrical circuits, take measurements, and analyze data in a laboratory environment.

  
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    EET 210 - Applied Electricity and Electronics


    This course provides a practical overview of topics in electricity, energy conversions, electronics, and digital circuitry.  Topics include DC and AC circuit theory, power generation, DC and AC motor operation, electronic devices, digital logic gates and microprocessors.  Laboratory exercises include use of measuring instruments such as digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, function generators, counters, wattmeters, and bridges.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  MAT 130 Applied Algebra & Trigonometry or equivalent and PHY 161 Physics I or equivalent

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Understand the basic electrical units of Voltage, Current, Resistance, and Power in DC and AC circuits.
    2.  Solve series, parallel, and series-parallel resistive circuits.
    3.  Understand the basics of power generation and distribution.
    4.  Set up electrical circuits, take measurements and analyze data in a laboratory environment.
    5.  Be familiar with the operation of diodes, transistors, logic gates, and microprocessors.

  
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    EET 230 - Electronic Design Project


    This course involves the prototyping, package design and construction of an electronic project in a team environment.  The project will include the use of both electronic and mechanical computer aided design software.  Various electronic and mechanical manufacturing processes will be used to fabricate the project.  Industrial standard documentation practices will be used to properly describe all phases of the project.  Chassis layout, printed circuit board design, exposure, machining, wiring, soldering and enclosure fabrication are required.  This course also includes discussion of product cost, marketing a product and other topics related to small businesses and entrepreneurship.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  EET 112 Electronic Fabrication Laboratory, EET 150 Electronic Devices, EET 150L Electronic Devices Laboratory

    Credits: 1
    Hours
    3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Select components and create a parts list from a schematic diagram.
    2.  Breadboard and troubleshoot an electronic project.
    3.  Create a printed circuit layout from a schematic diagram.
    4.  Produce a printed circuit board from a layout master.
    5.  Design and fabricate an enclosure for an electronic project.
    6.  Assemble and troubleshoot a complete electronic project.
    7.  Create a cost estimate of a final product.
    8.  Work effectively in teams.
    9.  Develop and deliver oral presentations.

  
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    EET 247 W - Energy Conversions & Automation and Laboratory


    The theory, operation, application and control of DC and AC motors and generators with special emphasis on their application in wind energy.  PV as an alternative energy source will be viewed from the application and conversion of energy processes.  Additional material will include single and polyphase transformers, power generations systems, and power transmission.  Programmable Controller applications will be discussed.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  EET 150 Electronic Devices, EET 150L Electronic Devices Laboratory

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    3 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Describe in written and verbal form, the operation and control of a variety of DC and AC motors and generators as they relate to industrial and alternative energy concepts and applications.
    2.  Describe single and polyphase transformers and make calculations for their installation and use.
    3.  Describe power generation and transmission theory for the distribution of power from commercial power generation stations and make the necessary calculations for this distribution.
    4.  Discuss the theory of, and calculate quantities for, the operation of open and closed loop control systems.
    5.  Use computer mathematical modeling tools for modeling and stability analysis.
    6.  Program Programmable Logic Controllers.
    7.  Program industrial type robots.

  
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    EET 251 - Electronic Circuitry and Laboratory


    This second course in Electronics incorporates the devices introduced in EET 150 into representative circuits of moderate complexity.  They include amplifiers, oscillators, regulators, op-amp active filters, and other related circuits.  The characteristics of operational amplifiers and their use in various linear and non-linear applications are explored in some detail.  Computer simulation software is used to perform frequency response analysis of active filters, and to also analyze other electronic circuits.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  EET 150 Electronic Devices, EET 150 Electronic Devices Laboratory

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Explain the characteristics and different classes of power amplifiers.
    2.  Explain the characteristics of an operational amplifier (op-amp), and the differences between open loop and closed loop operation of an op-amp.
    3.  Design and analyze op-amp linear amplifier and filter circuits.
    4.  Describe and analyze operation of oscillator and voltage regulator circuits.
    5.  Explain the difference between time and frequency domains, and discuss the frequency spectrum of non-sinusoidal waveforms using Fourier theory.
    6.  Use simulation software to design and analyze filters and other circuits.
    7.  Demonstrate competency in the use of elecronic test equipment.
    8.  Construct and troubleshoot electronic circuits on a breadboard, take measurements, analyze data, and produce coherent lab reports.

  
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    EET 252 W - Electronic Communications Systems and Laboratory


    The course will explore basic analog and digital communications concepts such as modulation, multiplexing, SNR, bandwidth, data rates, and encoding techniques.  Communications systems such as AM and FM radio, analog and digital television, and satellites will be studied.  Students will be introduced to various communications media and learn about the fundamentals of data communications and networking.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  EET 251 Electronic Circuitry, EET 251L Electronic Circuitry Laboratory

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    3 Class Hours; 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Describe amplitude and frequency modulation, and the block diagram of a superheterodyne receiver.
    2.  Describe the operation of a phase locked loop and its application in communications circuits.
    3.  Explain the characteristics and applications of copper, fiber and wireless transmission media.
    4.  Explain multiplexing concepts, and the characteristics of frequency, time, and wave division mulitplexing.
    5.  Describe analog and digital televison transmission and reception principles.
    6.  Describe satellite communication principles and the characteristics of geosynchronous satellites.
    7.  Explain analog-to-digital conversion using pulse code modulation, and other types of pulse modulation methods.
    8.  Explain basic data communications concepts and digital modulation techniques.
    9.  Describe network fundamentals: topologies, hardware, media, and data transmission.
    10.  Research a current topic in the field of study and write a formal report using library and internet resources.
    11.  Demonstrate competency in the use of electronic test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, and spectrum analyzers.
    12.  Construct and troubleshoot electronic circuits and systems, take measurements, analyze data, and produce coherent lab reports.

  
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    EET 260 - Digital Electronics


    Study of number systems, logic gates and families (TTL/CMOS), logic design and simplification techniques, digital black box design, Karnaugh maps, standard circuits such as counters, shift registers and decoders, Boolean algebra, programmable logic, analog to digital interfacing, computer arithmetic, digital data transmission, memories, and microcomputer basics.  Appropriate laboratory exercises provide hands-on experience building and troubleshooting many types of digital circuits.  Electronic circuit simulation software is also used.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  EET 115 Introduction to Digital Electronics, EET 150 Electronic Devices

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Count and convert numbers between binary, decimal, hexadecimal number systems, and perform binary arithmetic.
    2.  Explain the operation of logic gates and their use in combinational logic circuits.
    3.  Apply basic laws and rules of Boolean algebra, DeMorgan's theorems, and Karnaugh maps to simplify Boolean expressions and reduce digital logic circuits.
    4.  Explain the operation of flip-flops, counters, shift registers, multiplexers, encoders, decoders, and their application in practical digital circuits.
    5.  Describe analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversion processes and compare different ADC and DAC circuits.
    6.  Describe ASCII code and asynchronous serial data communication.
    7.  Explain different types of memories and their attributes.
    8.  Identify the components and functions of a simple microcomputer.
    9.  Demonstrate competency in creating and testing fully functioning logic circuits on a breadboard, and writing technical reports.

  
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    EET 267 - Microprocessors


    Study of microprocessor and microcontroller hardware and software.  Microprocessor (Intel and Motorola 8/16/32/64-bit machines) assembly language programming using assemblers, DEBUG, disassemblers, monitors, and loaders will be applied to industrial applications of microprocessors and microcontrollers.  Computer architecture and system design methods for microprocessor-based systems are also covered.  Appropriate laboratory exercises provide hands-on experience in two areas: microprocessor and microcontroller assembly language, and system interface hardware.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  EET 260 Digital Electronics

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Be familiar with the history of computers and computing including the increasing requirements of: speed, address/data lines, memory sizing, available emulation software, and typical applications.
    2.  Demonstrate the use of 8085, 8086, and 68000 assembler and simulator programming software to create working applications.
    3.  Use the Internet to find information and solutions related to tasks assigned to microcomputers.
    4.  Explain the operation of a basic microcomputer system such as the Prolog Single Board Computer from both a hardware and software view.
    5.  Write and demonstrate application programs based on the studied microprocessor chips.
    6.  Use a microcontroller to perform a task or application for a low cost solution.

  
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    EET 270 - Control Systems & Robotics and Laboratory


    Incorporated with this course are the theory, operation, design and implementation of open and closed loop control systems, including mathematical modeling and stability analysis.  Theory and application of both analog and digital controls are introduced.  Robotic applications and programming are integrated with this course.  Process control techniques with additional Programmable Logic Controller programming are included.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  EET 247W Energy Conversions & Automation and Laboratory, EET 260 Digital Electronics

     

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    3 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Be exposed to simulation software such s MATLAB and Simulink.
    2.  Understand control system block diagrams and be able to reduce to a single block.
    3.  Determine characterisic equations for second order systems.
    4.  Understand first, second, and multiple order control systems.
    5.  Determine if a control system is stable.
    6.  Understand concepts of frequency response nd Bode plots.
    7.  Understand effects of nonlinearities.
    8.  Understand the concepts of digital control and robotics.

     

  
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    EET 297 - Cooperative Work Experience


    Cooperative education in Electrical Engineering Technology may be available.  On-the-job experience may be obtained by working with businesses, industries, and offices whose operations require the use of electrical engineering technology, electrical technology, or related skills.  To be eligible, a student must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.2 with no 'F' grades, and have completed at least 24 credit hours, including EET 112, EET 121, EET 150 and MAT 130 or higher.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  EET 112 Electrical Fabrication Laboratory, EET 121 DC & AC Circuits and Laboratory, EET 150 Electronics Devices & Laboratory, MAT 130 Applied Algebra & Trigonometry or higher

    Credits: 1
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Have work experience in a technical field.
    2.  Apply skills learned in the EET curriculum to perform technical tasks.
    3.  Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a technical setting.

  
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    EET 299 - Independent Study


    The student undertakes an independent project in his/her specialty under the guidance of a faculty member.  Only one independent study course allowed per semester.  Consideration may be given a project involving a job-related assignment. 

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  Department chairperson approval

    Credits: (1-4)
    Note
    Any independent study project is based on instructor availability.

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate the ability to work independently to achieve a goal.
    2.  Demonstrate proficiency in the specific area of study.

  
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    EGR 100 L - Engineering Orientation: Student Success I


    This course is designed to enhance student success by addressing five primary themes: community building, professional development, academic success strategies, personal development, and orientation to the college environment.  This is an interactive course with emphasis on group problem solving and experiential learning.  Oral presentations from engineering design courses occur in the time designated for this course.

    Credits: 0.5
    Hours
    2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Understand that "student success" in college depends upon community building, professional development, academic development, personal development, and orientation to the college environment.
    2.  Demonstrate community building skills including knowing the other students in class, working effectively in groups, and being able to interact positively with other students.
    3.  Perceive engineering as a profession and the role of ethics in engineering decision-making.
    4.  Understand and put into practice interaction with faculty and peers, use of campus resources and time management skills to improve academic success.
    5.  Determine one's preferred learning style and thinking preference.
    6.  Give an articulate response to the question, "What is Engineering?"
    7.  Gain exposure to local engineering industries.
    8.  Become aware of the opportunities for transferring to a four-year school.
    9.  Gain an understanding of or take part in the professional society ASEE.
    10.  Accept responsibility for their own educational success.

  
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    EGR 101 - Engineering Orientation: Student Success II


    A continuation of EGR 100:  This course is designed to enhance student success by addressing five primary themes: community building, professional development, academic success strategies, personal development, and orientation to the college environment.  This is an interactive course with emphasis on group problem solving and experiential learning.  Oral presentations from engineering design courses occur in the time designated for this course.

    Credits: 0.5
    Hours
    2 Laboratory Hours
    Note
    Laboratory Course

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Understand that "student success" in college depends upon community building, professional development, academic development, personal development, and orientation to the college environment.
    2.  Demonstrate community building skills including knowing the other students in class, working effectively in groups, and being able to interact positively with other students.
    3.  Perceive engineering as a profession and the role of ethics in engineering decision-making.
    4.  Understand and put into practice interaction with faculty and peers, use of campus resources and time management skills to improve academic success.
    5.  Determine one's preferred learning style and thinking preference.
    6.  Give an articulate response to the question, "What is Engineering?"
    7.  Gain exposure to local engineering industries.
    8.  Become aware of the opportunities for transferring to a four-year school.
    9.  Gain an understanding of or take part in the professional society ASEE.
    10.  Accept responsibility for their own educational success.

  
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    EGR 150 - Engineering Design I with Graphics


    Engineers must be able to communicate their design ideas to others.  Thus, this first course in Engineering Design focuses on the improvement of communication skills.  These include written, oral presentation, sketching, and computer application skills.  Since our world is three-dimensional, some effort is made to improve the spatial visualization ability of students.  In addition, the principles of orthographic projection are learned and applied in drawing by hand and in modeling using the computer.  Students work in teams on projects with the goal of recognizing and developing behaviors associated with consensus decision-making and cooperative teamwork.  The steps of the engineering design process are learned.

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    1 Class Hour, 3 Lab Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Use a word processing program to create a lab report, technical report, English assignment, or other written document.  The finished piece should be visually appealing and show that the student has made use of the many capabilities offered by the program.
    2.  Read and send email messages that may contain attached files.
    3.  Use a spreadsheet program and other computational and/or simulation tools (including Excel and MatLab) to list and process data, including graphical representation of the data and regression analysis.
    4.  Use presentation graphics tools to create a presentation suitable for a large group.
    5.  Sketch a reasonably accurate isometric view of a three-dimensional object.
    6.  Create an accurate set of orthographic projection images of a three-dimensional object.
    7.  Describe the steps of the engineering design process.
    8.  Recognize and demonstrate various behaviors that contribute to cooperation and consensus building within a team.
    9.  Effectively participate as a member of a task team.
    10.  Objectively evaluate the performance of him/herself as well as other team members in group projects.
    11. Sketch a design tree of how a solid model of a three-dimensional object will created in a CAP program.
    12.  Use a parametric CAD program to:
         a.  Create a solid model of a three-dimensional object.
         b.  Edit and make changes to an extisting solid model.
         c.  Produce dimensioned orthographic views from the solid model.
         d.  Connect several solid models together to form an exploded assembly drawing.

  
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    EGR 151 - Engineering Design II with Graphics


    A continuation of Engineering Design I.  The bulk of this course focuses on continuing to develop skills with computer aided drawing (CAD) programs and the ability to use computation software such as Excel and MatLab.  Students continue working in teams on design projects with the goal of understanding and implementing the engineering design process for problem-solving.  The area of engineering ethics is investigated to create in students a realization of the importance of responsible behavior in the engineering field.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  EGR 150 Engineering Design I with Graphics

     

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    1 Class Hour, 3 Lab Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Use a parametric CAD program to produce more complex models and use more advanced features of the program, including the export of their models to a 3-D printer.
    2.  More effectively use Excel and MatLab.
    3.  Use various techniques to formulate the problem statement as the first step of the engineering design process.
    4.  Define what a design contraint is, in general, and specifically, what an "ergonomic" constraint is.
    5.  Describe what "intellectual property" means and the methods used to protect it.
    6.  Discuss the role that engineering codes of ethics play in regulating the engineering profession.
    7.  Describe and give examples of the consequences resulting from the failure to engage in ethical behavior in engineering practice.

  
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    EGR 160 - Introduction to Systems Engineering


    This course is an introduction to Systems Engineering and the Systems Engineering discipline.  Topics include defining different types of systems, the steps of System Life Cycle Analysis, Ethical and Environmental Concerns, Systems Engineering management theories and statistical methods.  Students will also examine real-world systems and how they are designed and analyzed using a holistic approach.  Students will learn how to apply Systems Engineering skills to achieve greater college success.

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    1 Class Hour; 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Define various types of systems.
    2. Describe the Systems Engineering profession.
    3. Describe how each of the life Cycle Stages applies to developing a new system.
    4. Apply Systems Engineering theories and techniques to a real-world problem.
    5. Develop and deliver an effective oral presentation with appropriate props and graphics.


  
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    EGR 200 L - Engineering Orientation: Student Success III


    A continuation of EGR 101: This course is designed to enhance student success by addressing five primary themes: community building, professional development, academic success strategies, personal development, and orientation to the college environment.  This is an interactive course with emphasis on group problem solving and experiential learning.  Common examinations, field trips to industry, visits by four-year engineering recruiters, and oral presentations are included as components of this course.

    Credits: 0.5
    Hours
    2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Understand that "student success" in college depends upon community building, professsional development, academic development, personal development, and orientation to the college environment.
    2.  Demonstrate community building skills including knowing the other students in class, working effectively in groups, and being able to interact positively with other students.
    3.  Perceive engineering as a profession and the role of ethics in engineering decision-making.
    4.  Understand and put into practice interaction with faculty and peers, use of campus resources and time management skills to improve academic success.
    5.  Determine one's preferred learning style and thinking preference.
    6.  Give an articulate response to the question, "What is Engineering?"
    7.  Gain exposure to local engineering industries.
    8.  Become aware of the opportunities for transferring to a four-year school.
    9.  Gain an understanding of or take part in the professional society ASEE.
    10.  Accept responsibility for their own educational success.

  
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    EGR 201 L - Engineering Orientation: Student Success IV


    A continuation of EGR 200:  This course is designed to enhance student success by addressing five primary themes: community building, professional development, academic success strategies, personal development, and orientation to the college environment.  This is an interactive course with emphasis on group problem solving and experiential learning.  Common examinations, field trips, visits to industry, and oral presentations are included as components of this course.

    Credits: 0.5
    Hours
    2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Understand the "student success" in college depends upon community building, professional development, academic development, personal development, and orientation to the college environment.
    2.  Demonstrate community building skills including knowing the other students in class, working effectively in groups, and being able to interact positively with other students.
    3.  Perceive engineering as a profession and the role of ethics in engineering decision-making.
    4.  Understand and put into practice interaction with faculty and peers, use of campus resources and time management skills to improve academic success.
    5.  Determine one's preferred learning style and thinking preference.
    6.  Give an articulate response to the question, "What is Engineering?"
    7.  Gain exposure to local engineering industries.
    8.  Become aware of the opportunities for transferring to a four-year school.
    9.  Gain an understanding of or take part in the professional society ASEE.
    10.  Accept responsibility for their own educational success.

  
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    EGR 252 - MATLAB for Engineers


    This course will provide an introduction to the numerical computing and graphics environment MATLAB and is intended for beginning engineering students.  The MATLAB desktop environment will be introduced.  Data analysis skills related to engineering applications will be developed, with attention to writing optimized routines to analyze data sets using matrix algebra and vectorization of functions.  Basic graphics and visualization will be covered, including two-dimensional and three-dimensional graphing, contouring, and animations.  Students will also be introduced to the development of dynamic models using the related Simulink software.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Be more comfortable with the MATLAB environment and use the program to analyze data.
    2.  Utilize the capability of MATLAB to perform matrix algebra.
    3.  Use MATLAB to visualize data in either 2-D or 3-D including the use of visualization aids, contouring, and animations.
    4.  Be familiar with the creation of dynamic models using Simulink software.
    5.  Apply the above skills to typical engineering applications.
    6.  Use the principles of engineering and physics to model physical systems using the MATLAB environment.

     

  
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    EGR 260 - Engineering Economics and Project Management


    This course applies economic concepts and analysis to engineering projects.  It also includes methods of cost estimating, selection of design alternatives, and project management.  Topics include supply and demand, cost-of-production theory, the time value of money, consumer behavior, market price determination, cash flows, cost/benefit, and life-cycle cost.  Laboratory experiences will include product development analysis, developing a project proposal, and creating a project management plan.  Thsi course provides preparation for the Professional Engineering exam.

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    3 Class Hours; 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Understand the terminology of engineering economics.
    2. Complete economic calculations such as simple interest, compound interest, present and future values and depreciation of an asset.
    3. Integrate engineering economics analysis into the engineering design process.
    4. Demonstrate knowledge of cost estimation techniques and probabilistic risk analysis.
    5. Demonstrate professional communications skills through written assignments and class presentations.
    6. Develop proficiency with project management scheduling using the Microsoft Project application.


  
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    EGR 270 - Clean Energy Systems Design


    Increasing our use of clean energy reduces our impact on the planet from carbon dioxide and other pollutants.  Using more clean energy can mean utilizing more clean sources, or reducing the amount of energy usage through conservation and increases in efficiency.  In this course, students will gain foundational knowledge of clean energy systems including solar, wind, hydro, smart building technologies and other techniques to improve energy efficiency and reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions.  Student teams will analyze campus energy systems and develop detailed clean energy project proposals.  Teams then present their plan to the campus Sustainability Committee for possible funding.

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    1 Class Hour; 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Utilize the engineering design process to develop clean energy project proposals.
    2. Develop and deliver an effective oral presentation with appropriate props and graphics.
    3. Show knowledge of cutting-edge techniques that can be implemented to save energy and/or increase the use of clean energy sources.
    4. Interpret campus Greenhouse Gas (GHG) production data from systems such as transportation, lighting, heating, and cooling.
    5. Illustrate effective interpersonal and written communicatin skills.


  
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    EGR 278 - Systems Engineering Design


    A project course where students apply previously learned knowledge to tackle real world System Engineering problems.  Student teams will identify a project and carry out the steps of System Life Cycle Analysis.  Advanced research and analytical methods will be taught for each team as needed.  Students will write project proposals and complete a final oral and written report.

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    1 Class Hour; 2 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Apply Systems Engineering theories and techniques to a real-world problem.
    2. Utilize the engineering design process to develop a clear and persuasive project proposal.
    3. Develop and deliver an effective oral presentation with appropriate props and graphics.
    4. Illustrate effective interpersonal and written communication skills.


  
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    EGR 281 - Mechanics (Statics)


    Fundamental concepts of the statics of rigid bodies developed by using a vector analysis approach.  Force systems, centroids and centers of gravity, analysis of structures, shear and bending moments, friction and moments of inertia.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  MAT 181 Calculus I and PHY 181 Physics I

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles of engineering mechanics for systems in equilibrium.
    2.  Acquire an understanding of force systems in both two and three dimensional space.
    3.  Determine appropriate free body diagrams for whole or parts of structures.
    4.  Apply the equations of equilibrium (sum of forces equal zero, sum of moments equal zero) to both two and three dimensional systems.
    5.  Apply the equations of equilibrium to trusses, frames and machines.
    6.  Demonstrate an understanding of the laws of Coulomb friction.
    7.  Locate the centroids of two and three dimensional bodies.
    8.  Determine area and mass moments of inertia.

  
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    EGR 282 - Mechanics (Dynamics)


    Vector analysis approach to kinematics and kinetics of particles, systems of particles, kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies, forces, mass, acceleration, impulse, momentum, work and energy techniques.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  EGR 281 Mechanics (Statics)

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of displacement, velocity, and acceleration.
    2.  Solve problems involving the kinematics of a particle undergoing constant and non-constant acceleration in both two and three dimensional space.
    3.  Calculate values for tangential and normal acceleration.
    4.  Solve problems involving particle motion using Newton's Second Law, Work-Energy, or Impulse-Momentum analysis.
    5.  Understand angular momentum and its application to orbits.
    6.  Analyze and solve problems involving systems of particles.
    7.  Apply the principles of kinematics to the motion of a rigid body in general plane motion.
    8.  Solve problems involving the plane motion of a rigid body using Newton's Second Law, Work-Energy, or Impulse-Momentum analysis.

  
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    EGR 283 - Strength of Materials


    Elementary analysis of the strength and deformation of deformable bodies.  Topics include stress-strain, torsion, bending, Mohr's circle, flexure, energy methods, columns, and virtual work.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  EGR 281 Mechanics (Statics)

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Understand and work with the basic definitions of stress and strain.
    2.  Understand the relationships between working stress, material strength, and safety factor.
    3.  Understand Mohr's circle and be able to determine principal stresses.
    4.  Calculate stresses for axial, torsion, beam bending, and combined loading.
    5.  Draw shear and bending moment diagrams and write beam equilibrium equations including slope and deflection.
    6.  Understand the concepts underlying beam deflection and Euler buckling calculation.
    7.  Analyze beams, columns, and frames for normal, shear, and torsion stresses and to solve deflection problems in preparation for the design of such structural components.
    8.  Analyze beams and draw correct and complete shear and moment diagrams for beams.
    9.  Understand loads, stresses, and strains acting on a structure and their relations in the elastic behavior.
    10.  Undestanding the states of stress and strain and the mechanical behavior of materials.
    11.  Solve simple problems involving the stiffness and strength of materials.
    12.  Use spreadsheets and computer programming techniques to model course concepts and complete basis designs.

  
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    EGR 284 - Materials Science


    Atomic model, bonding, lattice concept, crystal types, imperfections, stress and temperature effects, phase diagrams, alloys, ceramics, polymers, composites, corrosion, electrical and magnetic properties materials.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  PHY 182 Engineering Physics II and CHM 145 General Chemistry I and CHM 145L General Chemistry I Laboratory

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to:

    1.  Select the proper materials for designing a part or process.
    2.  Determine the processing needed to produce the necessary hardness.
    3.  Determine the methods needed to produce the necessary toughness and strength.
    4.  Design the processes required to produce the needed electrical, magnetic, and other properties.
    5.  Utilize the relationships between synthesis and processing.
    6.  Use the techniques learned to transform materials into useful devices and structures.

  
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    EGR 285 - Electrical Circuits


    Comprehensive overview of electrical circuits.  Course covers units and definitions of charge, current, voltage, power, and energy.  Other topics covered within the course include:  Ohm's Law, active and passive elements, independent and dependent sources, resistance, Kirchhoff's Laws, network reduction, nodal and mesh analysis techniques, source transformation, superposition, Thevenin's and Norton's theorems, maximum power transfer and capacitance and inductance.  Students will solve the natural, forced, and complete response of switched first order (RL, RC) and second order (RLC) circuits using differential equations.  The course also covers the analysis of AC sinusoidal steady state, including AC sinusoidal steady state power, computer aided circuit analysis and ideal and practical operational amplifier circuits.

     

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  MAT 182 Calculus II and EGR 289 Microprocessors

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Define basic circuit elements (resistors, inductors, capacitors, independent sources, dependent sources), units, and quantities such as current, voltage, and charge.
    2.  Demonstrate a knowledge of circuit theorems (Ohm's law, KVL, KCL, current divider, voltage divider, superposition, source transformation, Thevenin equivalent, Norton equivalent and network reduction) by solving circuits that contain resistors, independent sources and dependent sources.
    3.  Analyze and solve resistive circuits using nodal and loop analysis which will also require solving simultaneous equations.
    4.  Design and analyze basic op amp circuits that add, subtract, multiply, integrate and differentiate.  Students will be able to differentiate between the linear and saturation mode of the op amp.  Students will be able to analyze op amps using the ideal or finite gain model.
    5.  State the physical characteristics and defining equations for the capacitor and inductor.  Students will be able to integrate and differentiate lines, exponentials, and sinusoids.
    6.  State the definitions of forced response, natural response, steady state response, transient response, initial conditions.
    7.  Solve for the complete response of first and second order circuits where the sources are constants, exponentials or sinusoids using differential equations.
    8.  Solve for the sinusoidal steady state solution of circuits with sinusoidal sources.  In addition, determine the average power for each device and power factor.  Students will be able to correct the power factor of a circuit.

  
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    EGR 287 L - Engineering Design III


    This course is the third course in a four course design sequence.  This course is intended to prepare engineering students for the future challenges of design.  Design is presented as the integration of creativity, knowledge, skills, collaboration and hard work to solve problems.  Emphasis will be on achieving design solutions that are high quality, innovative, low cost, and produced quickly.  The design process provides a structure in which the various phases of design occur in a logical and efficient sequence in order to arrive at the most successful outcome.  This course will present the best of traditional design practices as well as several design tools.  Creativity methods will be presented and creativity encouraged in the course.  Group design projects with oral presentations are required as part of this course.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  EGR 151 Engineering Design II

    Corequisite:  EGR 289 Microprocessors

    Credits: 1
    Hours
    3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Apply knowledge of engineering and science fundamentals to real problems.
    2.  Apply the steps of the design process to engineering problems.
    3.  Identify, formulate, and solve open-ended engineering problems.
    4. Design and create electrical and mechanical components, systems, and processes.
    5.  Set up and conduct experiments, and create design prototypes, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
    6.  Use modern computer tools in engineering.
    7.  Communicate in written, oral, and graphical forms effectively.
    8.  Work in teams and apply interpersonal skills in engineering contexts.
    9.  Explain professional issues in engineerig practice, including ethical responsiblilities.
    10.  Articulate contemporary issues in engineering practice, including economic, social, political, and environmental issues and global impact.
    11.  Describe the need for life-long learning.

  
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    EGR 288 L - Engineering Design IV


    This fourth course in design is intended to prepare engineering students for the future challenges of design.  Design is presented as the integration of creativity, knowledge, skills, collaboration and hard work to solve problems.  Emphasis will be on achieving design solutions that are high quality, innovative, low cost, and produced quickly.  The design process provides a structure in which the various phases of design occur in a logical and efficient sequence in order to arrive at the most successful outcome.  This course will present the best of traditional design practices as well as several design tools.  Creativity methods will be presented and creativity encouraged in the course.  Group design projects with oral presentations are required as part of this course.  Students are encouraged to enter their completed design projects in regional and national competitions.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  EGR 287 Engineering Design III

    Credits: 1
    Hours
    3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Write and execute simple problems in machine language on a single board microprocessor.  These programs should include use of:
         a.  masks
         b.  condition codes
         c.  double precision
         d.  operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and squares
         e.  number conversion among binary, octal, hexidecimal, and BCD
    2.  Wire a memory mapped circuit for input and output.
    3.  Interface the microprocessor with a teletype via parallel to serial.
    4.  Wire circuit which uses the PIA for input and output.
    5.  Determine the wavelengths of the Balmer series in the hydrogen spectra.
    6.  Accurately determine the ratio of charge to mass for an electron.
    7.  Understand the operation of the Geiger Tube and Scaler.
    8.  Determine the maximum energy of a beta particle by the absorption method.
    9.  Determine the percent of backscattering of a beta particle for aluminum and lead as a function of thickness.
    10.  Determine the albedo of water and the thermal neutron flux of the plutonium-beryltium source.

  
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    EGR 289 W - Microprocessors


    An introduction to microprocessors including:  digital logic, machine and assembly and C language programming, serial and parallel input/output, A/D, and interrupts.  Hardware interfacing including switches, potentiometers, lights, motors (DC, stepper, servo), transistors and sensors (temperature, light, magnetic, etc). networking (SPI, CAN).  Students will design and build a project involving these topics.


    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  PHY 182 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II: Sound, Light, Electricity and Magnetism

    Corequisite:  EGR 287 Engineering Design III

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    3 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Explain the basics of a microprocessor in terms of its hardware and assembly code.
    2.  Write and debug assembly code to accomplish a variety of tasks.
    3.  Design, build, and debug interfacing circuits to the microprocessor.
    4.  Use and program the Motorola 6811 and/or 6812 to read sensors and control external devices.
    5.  Use the following in programs or circuits:

    • Basic logic gates & simple PLDs
    • Number systems (binary & hex) and binary arithmetic
    • Micro architecture
    • Addressing modes
    • Programming in assembly code
    • Logical AND, OR, NOT; masking
    • Computer arithmetic, BCD
    • Multi-precision
    • Flags, condition codes
    • Branching, jumping, looping
    • Add & subtract with carry, DAA, shift, rotate
    • Indexed addressing
    • Stacks, subroutines
    • Delays
    • Interrupts and Timers
    • A/D
    • Serial data transmission
    • PWM & dc motors
    • Stepper and DC motors
    • Sensors:  switches, potentiometers, temperature, light, etc.
    • Transistors as switches
    • Comparators, Op Amps
    • Networking (SPI, CAN)
    • Address decoding, latches, buffers


  
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    EGR 290 - Digital Systems


    Fundamental concepts of digital systems such as Boolean algebra, number systems, binary arithmetic and logic families will be investigated.  Design and implementation of combinational and sequential logic, minimization techniques, state machines, fundamental design methodologies and use of VHL and FPGA toos for logic implementation will be completed.  The laboratory will provide a hands-on experience with FPGA design.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  EGR 289 Microprocessors

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    3 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate a working knowledge of binary unsigned numbers, binary signed numbers, two's complement, hex numbers.
    2.  Demonstrate a working knowledge of adding and subtracting signed and unsigned binary numbers.
    3.  Convert between a Boolean expression, logic diagram and a truth table.
    4.  Use techniques such as Boolean Algebra and Karnaugh Maps to find a reduced form of a Boolean expression.
    5.  Design, analyze, and build combinational and sequential digital logic circutis for common problems using FPGA hardware.  Digital logic circuits include:  adders, comparators, (de)multiplexers, encoders, decoders, counters, and shift registers.
    6.  Program a FPGA using HDL.
    7.  Demonstrate how to implement designs on FPGA hardware.
    8.  Describe the practical limitations of a digital circuit such as:  noise margins and fan out.

  
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    EGR 291 - Special Topics in Engineering


    Special topics course for Engineering Science students.

    Credits: 1
    Hours
    1 Class Hour
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Apply appropriate technical information.
    2.  Apply appropriate computer and communication skills.
    3.  Use/apply/employ problem-solving and critical thinking skills in engineering computations.

  
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    EGR 292 - Special Topics in Engineering


    Special topics course for Engineering Science students.

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    2 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Apply appropriate technical information.
    2.  Apply appropriate computer and communication skills.
    3.  Use/apply/employ problem-solving and critical thinking skills in engineering computations.

  
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    EGR 294 - Special Topics in Engineering


    Special topics course for Engineering Science students.

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    3 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Apply appropriate technical information.
    2.  Apply appropriate computer and communication skills.
    3.  Use/apply/employ problem-solving and critical thinking skills in engineering computations.

  
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    EGR 298 - Cooperative Work Experience


    Student/s undertake/s an independent supervised work experience in industry under the guidance of a faculty member.  Only one cooperative work experience course allowed per semester.  Equivalent Load.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  Department approval

    Credits: (1-4)
    Hours
    1 Class Hour
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate understanding of professional practices.
    2.  Improve problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
    3.  Behave and dress professionally and appropriately.
    4.  Listen effectively.
    5.  Allocate time effectively.
    6.  Adapt effectively to changing conditions.
    7.  Develop appropriate workplace attitudes.
    8.  Develop individual responsibility.

  
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    EGR 299 - Independent Project


    The student/s undertake/s an independent project in his/her specialty under the guidance of a faculty member.  Only one independent study course allowed per semester.  Special consideration will be given to design projects.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  Department approval

    Credits: (2-4)
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate the ability to work independently to achieve a goal.
    2.  Demonstrate proficiency in the specific area of study.

  
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    EMT 110 - Basic Emergency Medical Technician


    Prepares student for basic level life support.  How to assess medical and traumatic emergencies.  Lecture and lab format allows student hands on practice with triage, vital signs, bandaging and splinting, rescue breathing and CPR.  CPR Certification is included in this class.  Mandatory Saturdays.

    Credits: 8
    Hours
    110 Lecture Hours; 10 Lab Hours
    Note
    May be taken by any student.

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Show competency in the NYS DOH EMS core content.
    2.  Show competency in the NYS DOH EMS sope of practice.
    3.  Show competency in the NYS DOH EMS education standards.
    4.  Have an opportunity to take the NYS DOH Basic-EMT examination.

  
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    ENG 090 - Basic Language Skills


    A writing-workshop course designed to prepare inexperienced writers for the critical thinking and academic writing that are the foundations of English 110.  Students learn to write essays that are focused, full, and coherent.  Students also learn to edit their writing according to the conventions of standard written English.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  Placement Test

    Credits: 0
    Hours
    4 Class Hours - 4 Credit-Equivalents
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Identify the act of writing as a multi-stage process that includes composing, revision, editing and proofreading.
    2.  Complete both informal and formal writing assignments to learn that writing has several purposes:  to permit self-expression and self-reflection, to communicate information with others, to enhance learning, to entertain and persuade others.  (We expect that students will complete at least 20 pages of formal writing over the course of the semester.)
    3.  Develop their ability to write purposefully, to articulate that purpose in writing and in conversation with others, and to recognize and articulate the authorial intent grounding a piece of writing.
    4.  Develop their critical reading skills so as to better identify their own and the academy's beliefs regarding good writing, and to identify an author's purpose in writing, and the choices an author has made to achieve that purpose.
    5.  Develop their critical thinking skills by receiving, evaluating and incorporating into their written work alternative perspectives on their writing and its contents.
    6.  Develop their understanding of the collaborative nature of writing by learning how to provide useful feedback to other writers and how to incorporate feedback from them into their written work.
    7.  Improve their ability to construct and arrange complete sentences into well-developed and coherent paragraphs.  Students will improve in their ability to structure essays, so that logical flow of the essay supports the essay's main idea.
    8.  Gain skill in identifying and correcting sentence-level errors that interfere with a reader's understanding of a text and less significant errors that nevertheless constitute a break with the conventions of standard writing English.
    9.  Utilize various strategies to edit a text successfuly for major and minor sentence-level errors and proofread successfully for typographical errors.

  
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    ENG 107 - College Writing I for Non-Native Speakers of English


    This course integrates academic reading and writing and critical thinking for non-native speakers of English.  Students practice different writing processes and rhetorical strategies in order to write essays that are purposeful, thoughtful, and coherent, and that conform to the conventions of standard written English.  They practice vocabulary-building techniques and review grammatical structures needed for effective communication.  They understand writing as a social and collaborative process.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  ENG 106 English as a Second Language Intermediate II, SPK 106 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 4

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours (equivalent to ENG 110 for International Students)
    Course Profile
    Course Objectives:

    1.  To introduce advanced ESL students to college writing, with a focus on essay writing, process writing, and American writing conventions.
    2.  To provide students with practice in writing four rhetorical types of essays: process, cause/effect, comparison/contrast, and argumentative.
    3.  To introduce students to the basics of writing with sources: paraphrasing, summarizing, and citing quotations.
    4.  To improve students' grammar and mechanic skills in writing activities, enabling them to use more sophisticated sentence structure and avoid common sentence errors (such as fragments, run-ons, and commas splices).

    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Properly annotate readings and outline the main point and supporting details in a text.
    2.  Detect a writer's thesis, purpose, audience, tone, organization and bias.
    3.  Use informal writing strategies to stretch and deepen their thinking about ideas they encounter in their reading, make connections between their reading and their own personal experience, and reinforce the practice of reading as a dialogue activity.
    4.  Effectively write a critical reaction or response to a text.
    5.  Understand pre-writing strategies such as brainstorming, free-writing, journal writing, journalist's questions, and outlining and apply them to various writing tasks.
    6.  Write well-structured, unified and coherent essays with an introductory paragraph, several body paragraphs, and a concluding paragraph.
    7.  Demonstrate in multi-paragraph essays of varying lengths the ability to use appropriate rhetorical modes such as process, comparison/contrast, cause/effect, and argumentative.
    8.  Express the main idea in a clear thesis and provide adequate support.
    9.  Properly paraphrase and summarize texts.
    10.  Revise their own texts by themselves and with a peer reviewer for content, organization and clarity, and give constructive feedback to peers about their writing.
    11.  Use MLA in-text citations and correctly form a Works Cited page.
    12.  Use correct grammar including sentence structure, S-V Agreement, verb tenses and verb forms, and mechanics including capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.
    13.  Use more sophisticated sentence structure such as adjective clauses, noun clauses, adverb clauses, participial phrases, and reduced adverb clauses.

  
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    ENG 108 - College Writing II for Non Native Speakers of English


    This course, designed for non-native speakers of English at an advanced level of proficiency in written English, focuses on sophisticated analysis and evaluations of texts and on the writing of essays that expand and refine thinking about issues and ideas from across the disciplines.  Students analyze and evaluate ideas and information from a variety of sources, including electronic database and networks.  They acquire the skills to choose the appropriate rhetorical stance for different ideas, purposes, and audiences, and produce thesis-centered essays as a result of synthesizing multiple positions on global issues.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  ENG 107 College Writing I for Non-Native Speakers of English

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours (equivalent to ENG 111 for International Students)
    Course Profile
    Course Objectives:

    1.  To provide ESL College students with practice in writing research essays, process writing, and American writing conventions.
    2.  To provide students with practice in writing various rhetorical types of essays and/or combination of them: process, cause/effect, comparison/contrast, and argumentative.
    3.  To provide students with practice in writing with sources: paraphrasing, summarizing, synthesizing, and citing and documenting quotations.
    4.  To refine and sharpen students' grammar and mechanic skills in writing activities, enabling them to use more sophisticated sentence structure and avoid common sentence errors (such as fragments, run-ons, and commas splices).

    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Critically read, annotate, anlayze, and respond to texts using informal writing.
    2.  Detect a writer's thesis, purpose, audience, tone, organization and bias.
    3.  Use informal writing strategies to stretch and deepen their thinking about ideas they encounter in their reading, make connections between their reading and their own personal experience, and reinforce the practice of reading as a dialogue activity.
    4.  Effectively write a critical reaction or response to a text.
    5.  Understand pre-writing strategies such as brainstorming, free-writing, journal writing, journalist's questions, and outlining and apply them to various writing task.
    6.  Develop competence in using appropriate rhetorical modes to address a writing task.
    7.  Develop reasonable arguments about controversial issues, and express the main idea in a clear thesis and provide adequate support.
    8.  Develop fluency in using paraphrases, summaries, or syntheses to avoid plagiarism.
    9.  Revise their own texts by themselves and with a peer reviewer for content, organization and clarity, and give constructive feedback to peers about their writing.
    10.  Use MLA and/or APA in-text citations properly and correctly form a bibliography page.
    11.  Improve proof reading skills by detecting and correcting grammar, spelling, and mechanics errors in advanced texts and in their own work.

  
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    ENG 110 - College Writing I


    Students learn to use writing to develop their thinking and to read texts critically for both form and content.  They practice different writing processes and rhetorical strategies in order to write essays that are purposeful, thoughtful, and coherent, and that conform to the conventions of standard written English.  They understand writing as a social and collaborative process, both as a mode of individual expression and as a rhetorical act.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  Placement Test

    Students who earn a score of 85 or higher on the NYS ELA may enroll directly into ENG 110 without taking the Placement Test.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    SUNY General Education Assessment Review committee general writing outcomes:

    • Students will demonstrate the ability to produce coherent texts within common college level forms.
    • Students will demonstrate the ability to revise and improve such texts.

     

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Write reflectively about their observations and experiences.
    2.  Engage in reading as a dialogic activity.
    3.  Use information and ideas from texts to support a thesis, implicit or explicit; represent borrowed information and ideas accurately.
    4.  Evaluate sources for relevance and appropriateness.
    5.  Engage in writing as a dialogic activity.
    6.  Write in Standard Written American English, using diction appropriate to a college-level audience.

  
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    ENG 110S - College Writing I (Enhanced)


    Students learn to use writing to develop their thinking and to read texts critically for both form and content.  They practice different writing processes and rhetorical strategies to write essays that are purposeful , thoughtful, and coherent, and that conform to the conventions of standard written English.  They understand writing as a social and collaborative process, both as a mode of individual expression and as a rhetorical act.  Students will recognize the act of writing as a multi-stage process that includes composing, revising, editing and proofreading.

    Additionally, ENG 110S incorporates a writing-workshop designed to prepare less experienced writers' critical thinking skills which are fundamental to success in ENG 111.  Students learn to edit their writing according to the conventions of standard written English and develop essays that are focused, full, and coherent.

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Write reflectively about their observations and experiences.

    ENG 110S Enhancements:  Students will complete both informal and formal writing assignments to learn that writing has several purposes: to permit self-expression and self-relection, to communicate information with others, to enhance learning, to entertain and persuade others.

    2.  Engage in reading as a dialogic activity.

    ENG 110S Enhancements:  Students will develop their critical reading skills so as to better identify their own and the academy's beliefs regarding good writing, and to identify an author's purpose in writing and the choices an author has made to achieve that purpose.

    3.  Use information and ideas from texts to support a thesis, implicit or explicit; students will represent borrowed information and ideas accurately.

    ENG 110S Enhancements:  Students will develop their critical thinking skills by receiving, evaluating and incorporating their written work alternative prespectives on their writing and its contents.

    4.  Evaluate sources for relevance and appropriateness.

    ENG 110S Enhancements:  Students will develop their critical thinking skills by receiving, evaluating and incorporating into their written work alternative perspectives on their writing and its contents.

    5.  Engage in writing as a dialogic activity.

    ENG 110S Enhancements:  Students will develop their ability to write purposefully, to articulate that purpose in writing and in conversation with others, and to recognize and articulate the authorial intent grounding a piece of writing.

    6.  Write in Standard Written American English, using diction appropriate to a college-level audience.

    ENG 110S Enhancements:  Students will gain skill in identifying and correcting sentence-level errors that interfere with a reader's understanding of a text and less significant errors that nevertheless constitute a break with the conventions of standard writing English.  Students will develop their understanding of the collaborative nature of writing by learning how to provide useful feedback to other writers and how to incorporate feedback from them into their written work.
     

  
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    ENG 111 - College Writing II


    Students produce sophisticated analyses and evaluations of texts and write essays that expand and refine their thinking about important ideas and issues.  They analyze and evaluate ideas and information from a variety of sources, including electronic databases and networks, providing appropriate documentation.  Students extend their writing maturity by learning to choose an appropriate rhetorical stance for different ideas, purposes, and audiences, and to assert an original thesis as a product of synthesizing ideas from multiple perspectives.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  ENG 110 College Writing I or Placement Test

    Students who earn a score of 90 or higher on the NYS ELA may enroll directly into ENG 111 without taking the Placement Test.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    SUNY General Education Assessment Review committee general writing outcomes:

    • Students will demonstrate the ability to produce coherent texts within common college level forms.
    • Students will demonstrate the ability to revise and improve such texts.

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Write critically about their reading and academic research.
    2.  Demonstrate dialogic reading strategies.
    3.  Locate, evaluate, and document (using MLA style) relevant and appropriate sources.
    4.  Effectively synthesize information from multiple texts.
    5.  Develop logical arguments with clear rhetorical purpose.
    6.  Write in Standard Written American English, demonstrating competency in composing a variety of complex sentence structures and styles while using varied and sophisticated vocabulary.

  
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    ENG 150 - Technical Writing


    This introductory course in technical communication offers a practical approach for writing and speaking effectively in professional, technical environments.  The course emphasizes analytical methods for understanding and fulfilling the communicational needs of one's audience and gives students opportunity to practice and apply these communication techniques.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  ENG 110 College Writing I

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Note
    (This course is for students in Engineering Technology programs.)

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Analyze the rhetorical needs of primary and secondary audiences targeted to read business and technical documents.
    2.  Design and produce written texts which meet those readers' needs.
    3.  Organize, write/edit, format, and present information (especially business ad technical information) in ways that increase the effectiveness of a message.
    4.  Collaborate effectively as members of problem-solving and writing teams, sensitive to the need of their teammates and to the nature and level of experience brought to the group by others.
    5.  Analyze a situation (either real or hypothetical) to identify a problem; effectively communicate a statement of the problem (in summarized and extended form), the steps involved in its solution, the time and approximate costs involved, and the writer's qualifications or expertise in regard to the problem.

  
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    ENG 163 - Reporting


    An introduction to news reporting for print journalism.  Students will consider what makes the news and sources of news. Concentrating on newswriting as it is practiced by newspapers, they will analyze news stories, try out interview strategies, and write stories in which they follow newspaper conventions of structure and style.  Students will participate in writing for the school newspaper.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  ENG 110 College Writing I

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate basic skills in news gathering techniques.
    2.  Demonstrate understanding of basic story structure.
    3.  Have developed an appropriate writing voice to reach their intended audience.
    4.  Demonstrate basic skills in editorial/opinion writing.
    5.  Demonstrate basic skills in feature writing.
    6.  Demonstrate basic skills in sports reporting.
    7.  Demonstrate an improved understanding of media ethics and appropriate reportorial conduct.
    8.  Demonstrate specific skills needed to write for online publication.
    9.  Demonstrate basic editing techniques.
    10.  Generate articles for publication.

  
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    ENG 170 - Creative Writing


    Designed to provide students interested in imaginative writing with the opportunity to investigate concepts and to practice techniques implicit in prose, poetry, and drama.  Class discussion, workshops, and personal conferences with the instructor.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  ENG 110 College Writing I

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Understand and appreciate the complexity and subtlety of excellent writing to use as models for their own writing.
    2. Understand writing as a process of discovery, that meaning emerges through a sustained revison process involving intense reflection,analysis, and collaboration.
    3. Be more aware of the rhythms and nuances of language that will inform their prose and be more aware of the fluidity of the narrative line, thus informing their poetry with a sense of balance.
    4. Have a sence of their own original voice and vision, unmediated by other interpretations.
    5. Have more experience making editing choices in their writing and in proofreading the work of other writers while remaining faithful to the spirit of that writer's intentions.


  
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    ENG 175 - Creative Writing with Publication


    Students interested in imaginative writing have the opportunity to investigate concepts and to practice techniques implicit in three genres:  nonfiction, fiction, and poetry.  In addition, the class publishes a 100-page bound annual book presenting creative works drawn from a campus-wide group of writers, which include staff, students, faculty, and alumni.  Learning format involves class discussions, work-shops, and personal conferences with the instructor.  Students are expected to work on various aspects of magazine production, including soliciting, editing, and arranging pieces.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  ENG 110 College Writing I

    Credits: 5
    Hours
    5 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Understand and appreciate the complexity and subtlety of excellent writing to use as models for their own writing.
    2. Understand writing as a process of discovery, that meaning emerges through a sustained revison process involving intense reflection,analysis, and collaboration.
    3. Be more aware of the rhythms and nuances of language that will inform their prose and be more aware of the fluidity of the narrative line, thus informing their poetry with a sense of balance.
    4. Have a sence of their own original voice and vision, unmediated by other interpretations.
    5. Have more experience making editing choices in their writing and in proofreading the work of other writers while remaining faithful to the spirit of that writer's intentions.
    6. Have more experience in critiquing and selecting appropriate high-quality work. 
    7. Have more experience in juxtaposing works with other submissions for a magazine that amplify, complement or serve as counterpoint to each selection.


  
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    ENG 220 - Communicating About Ideas and Values


    Critical analysis of issues and moral problems affecting all thinking adults.  Selected readings organized around broad themes.  Required writing assignments and oral communication.  Required of most degree students.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  ENG 110 College Writing I and completion of at least one (but preferably two) Writing Emphasis ("W") courses.  Liberal Arts students will have also completed ENG 111 College Writing II

     

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate the ability to critically exam the suppositions and methods of proposals, positions, statements, etc.
    2.  Demonstrate the ability to gather and apply pertinent information, as it bears on critical examination.
    3.  Demonstrate the ability to evaluate the relative worth of various sources of information and forms of argument.
    4.  Demonstrate the ability to approach new or unfamiliar information or perspectives with a dispassionately inquisitive interest in their validity, merit, and application.
    5.  Demonstrate an improved understanding to local circumstances relative to wider geographic and historical horizons.
    6.  Demonstrate the ability to express observations, thoughts, and judgments in concise, technically correct language, in an orderly sequence, with logically developed supporting evidence and argumentation.  The best of such expressions will employ nuances of phraseology, subtleties of rhetorical effect, and a range of knowledge beyond the conventional.

  
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    ENG 296 - Special Topics


    An in-depth investigation of topics of special interest in English.  Course will cover subjects beyond the scope of the normal course offerings.  Topics will vary but may be related to a campus academic theme or event, to a subject of special community or student interest, or to professional anc career development.

    Credits: 1-3
    Hours
    1-3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Learning outcomes will be developed depending on the area of study for each course but will include the development of strong writing skills for use in academic and professional settings.

  
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    ENG 299 - Independent Study: English


    An individual student project concerned with advanced work in a specific area of language or literature.  Conducted under the direction of a faculty member, independent study is concerned with material beyond the scope and depth of the ordinary course.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  One semester of college level work including ENG 110 College Writing I

    Credits: 3
  
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    ENV 100 - Environmental Science Orientation


    This course is designed to enhance the student learning process through lectures, group and experiential learning exercises, field trips and a service learning project.  Students will learn concepts and philosophies of sustainability and environmental science, community building, career and transfer opportunities, academic success strategies, personal development, and orientation to the college environment.

    Credits: 1
    Hours
    1 Class Hour
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Identify various departments and services on campus.
    2.  Demonstrate community building skills including knowing the other students in class, working effectively in groups, and being able to interact positively with other students.
    3.  Summarize the opportunities and emerging trends in the field of Environmental Science.
    4.  Understand and put into practice interaction with faculty and peers, use of campus resources and time management skills to improve academic success.
    5.  Determine their preferred learning style and thinking preference.
    6.  Become aware of the opportunities for transferring to a four year school.
    7.  Explain current events and issues related to Environmental Science.

  
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    ENV 120 - Sustainable Agriculture


    This course will assess the various agricultural practices throughout the United States today, including but not limited to, organic farming, grazing and land use practices, concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO), genetic modification and community supported agriculture.  Student field trips will be a required part of the course in order to experience different farming practices throughout the Southern Tier of New York.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Describe the history of agriculture in the United States.
    2.  Evaluate the economic impacts of United States agriculture policies on sustainable farming.
    3.  Understand current food processing methods.
    4.  Evaluate sustainable agriculture practices including, organic vs. natural, cage-free vs. free-range, dairy farm pasture use vs. free stall, farm size, land use, CAFO practices.
    5.  Describe the history of genetically modified seed and foods (GMO), including an assessment of Monsanto practices.
    6.  Evaluate current trends in local and regional agriculture and food practices, farm-to-table, buy local, urban food Islands, community supported agriculture (CSA).

  
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    ENV 199 - Industrial Hygiene


    Industrial Hygiene is the science of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling workplace conditions that may cause workers' injury or illness (OSHA 3143).  This course is intended to provide students with the tools necessary to 1) identify potential problem areas with regard to workplace health and safety, 2) design environmental monitoring programs, and 3) determine compliance with Federal, State, and Local health and safety regulations.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Communicate their ideas effectively with college-level writing.
    2.  Evaluate the effectiveness of the various health and safety laws, regulations, and code rule.
    3.  Find solutions to common workplace health and safety problems.
    4.  Engage in discussions regarding the need for workplace health and safety programs.
    5.  Evaluate and apply Federal, State, and Local health and safety laws, regulations, and code rule.
    6.  Design basic environmental monitoring programs.

  
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    ENV 210 - Environmental Issues & Policy


    This course is designed to provide students an introduction in Environmental Policy through the discussion of several environmental issues.  Students will read and discuss case studies that illustrate the science and politics of environmental policies.  A course capstone project will include the analysis of a current environmental policy.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Explain the structure of government in the United States as it relates to environmental policy.
    2.  Provide a brief summary of the history of environmental policy in the United States.
    3.  Articulate the various policy options lawmakers use to develop environmental policy and achieve environmental goals.
    4.  Explain the economic implications of environmental policy.
    5.  Articulate the pressures a rising population puts on the environment.
    6.  List policies related to population control.
    7.  Explain the difference between preservation and conservation and compare and contrast related policies.
    8.  Identify policies related to ecosystem management.
    9.  Analyze the policy options related to Climate Change.
    10.  Summarize the current Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, including the current scientific evidence supporting climate change.
    11.  Explain the impacts of a loss of biodiversity and the influence of non-profit agencies with lobbying functions related to environmental policy.
    12.  Identify policies related to chemicals and the role of the EPA in regulation of chemicals.
    13.  Summarize the concept of environmental ethics and environmental justice.
    14.  Analyze an Environmental Policy.
    15.  Prepare an Environmental Policy Brief.

  
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    ENV 212 - Ecology


    An introduction to basic principles of ecology, including ecosystem ecology, evolutionary ecology, major terrestrial and aquatic biomes, population and community ecology.  Labs have an emphasis on those ecosystems found in the N.E. U.S.  Field studies will emphasize the use of the scientific method and approaches used by ecologists in the field.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  BIO 117 Principles of Biology I

    Corequisite:  ENV 212L Ecology Laboratory

    Credits: 4
    Cross-listed
    BIO 212
    Hours
    3 Lecture Hours; 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles of ecology.
    2.  Demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles of ecosystems.
    3.  Analyze and discuss current scientific literature.
    4.  Apply basic ecological principles to explain the interactions of organisms with their environment and with each other.
    5.  Apply basic ecological principles in planning and conducting field and laboratory studies.

  
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    ENV 260 - Soil Science


    This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to Soil Science from the environmental and management perspective.  The course will cover the characterization, morphology and genesis of soils, issues of soil management and soil ecology and finally the course will address human pressures on soil resources.

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    3 Class Hours; 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1. Describe the distribution and variability of soils and their properties across a landscape.
    2. Articulate the various soil properties and how they are created and affect landscape processes on a local and regional scale.
    3. Analyze soil characteristics.


  
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    ENV 290 - Environmental Science Seminar


    This course is a capstone course for students in the Environmental Science program.  Students will learn the concepts of sustainability and incorporate these concepts into group projects related to sustainability at Broome Community College.  Students will also learn community building, career and transfer opportunities and personal development.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  ENV 100 Environmental Science Orientation

    Credits: 1
    Hours
    1 Class Hour
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Identify various local and regional agencies and groups related to sustainability and the environment.
    2.  Demonstrate community building skills including knowing the other students in class, working effectively in groups, and being able to interact positively with other students.
    3.  Summarize the opportunities and emerging trends in the field of Environmental Science.
    4.  Understand and put into practice interaction with faculty and peers, use of campus resources and time management skills to improve academic success.
    5.  Summarize the concepts of sustainability.
    6.  Become aware of the opportunities for transferring to a four year school.
    7.  Explain current events and issues related to Environmental Science.
    8.  Conduct a formal presentation related to their capstone project.

  
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    ENV 291 - Special Topics in Environmental Science


    Special courses covering particular topics in the Environmental Sciences beyond the scope of normal course offerings.

    Credits: 1
    Hours
    1 Class Hour
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Learning outcomes will be developed depending on the area of study.

  
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    ENV 292 - Special Topics in Environmental Science


    Special courses covering particular topics in the Environmental Sciences beyond the scope of normal course offerings.

    Credits: 2
    Hours
    2 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Learning outcomes will be developed depending on the area of study.

  
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    ENV 293 - Special Topics in Environmental Science


    Special courses covering particular topics in the Environmental Sciences beyond the scope of normal course offerings.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Learning outcomes will be developed depending on the area of study.

  
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    ENV 299 - Independent Study


    An individual student project in an environmental field which is beyond the scope of requirements of the courses offered by the department.  Conducted under the direction of an Environmental Science faculty member.  Only one independent study course allowed per semester.

    Credits: 1-3
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Learning Outcomes established via Independent Study contract and depend on the area of study.

  
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    ESL 003 - English as a Second Language Grammar 1


    English grammar for non-native speakers at the beginning level.  Understanding and practice of basic grammar of American English, with a focus on form, meaning, and use in oral and written communication.  Integrates grammar into practice of the other language skills.  (This course is not acceptable for credits toward a degree)

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Corequisites:  ESL 004 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening I, ESL 005 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing I

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Credit Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate an understanding of the basic tenses:  Simple Present, Present Progressive, and Simple Past by recognizing, constructing, and using them correctly in affirmative and negative statements, and YES/NO and WH-questions.
    2.  Recognize, form, and use the Imperative (affirmative and negative) correctly to give directions.
    3.  Recognize, form, and use singular and plural nouns properly in simple speaking and writing tasks.
    4.  Distinguish between countable and non-countable nouns and utilize them correctly in simple oral and written communication.
    5.  Demonstrate an understanding of the basic uses of definite and indefinite articles with singular and plural countable and non-countable nouns.
    6.  Explain the basic use and position of descriptive adjectives in English, and use them correctly in simple speaking and writing tasks.
    7.  Describe the basic rules for forming comparatives and superlatives of adjectives, and use those comparisons correctly in simple speaking and writing tasks.
    8.  Explain and use some basic prepositions of place and time appropriately in simple communication.
    9.  Demonstrate an understanding of Pronouns (Subject, Object, Possessive, and Demonstrative) and use them appropriately in simple speaking and writing tasks.
    10.  Recognize and use six basic sentence patterns correctly in simple speaking and writing activities.
    11.  Recognize and use modal CAN properly to express ability, possibility, and make requests in simple speaking and writing activities.

  
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    ESL 004 - English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 1


    Spoken American English for non-native speakers at the beginning level.  Development of oral fluency and accuracy by integrating speaking, listening, and pronunciation skills.  Practice in recognition and production of sounds, stress, rhythm and intonation patterns.  Understanding and practice of basic language functions in oral communication.  (This course is not acceptable for credits toward a degree)

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Corequisites:  ESL 003 English as a Second Language Grammar I, ESL 005 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing I

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Decipher the meaning from context and distinguish main ideas from details.
    2.  Identify and apply word stress and proper intonation.
    3.  Recognize and utilize proper pronunciation in converstational English.
    4.  Utilize proper English grammar in specific settings such as in interviews, and in describing particular places and things.
    5.  Comprehend a greater percentage of the English heard in every-day situations.
    6.  Recognize and utilize an increased vocabulary commonly needed in the life of a college student.

  
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    ESL 005 - English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 1


    English reading and writing skills for non-native speakers at the beginning level.  Introduction to basic reading skills and practice in reading beginning material.  Focuses on sentence-level writing skills by using basic sentence patterns.  Practice in writing responses to picture stories and reading texts, and in writing controlled compositions.  Introduction to conventions of basic academic writing.  (This course is not acceptable for credits toward a degree) 

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Corequisites:  ESL 003 English as a Second Language Grammar I, ESL 004 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening I

    Credits: 4
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Master 500 basic words in English, by spelling them correctly and using them in simple sentences appropriately.
    2.  Use context to understand unfamiliar vocabulary.
    3.  Demonstrate an understanding of pre-reading strategies, such as vocabulary exercises, discussing drawings, pictures, or photos, and questions, and making predictions about the reading.
    4.  Identify the main idea and supporting details of short reading passages.
    5.  Write complete answers to comprehension questions based on picture stories and short reading texts.
    6.  Retell a story based on an oral or picture presentation.
    7.  Identify the basic parts of speech used in reading selections.
    8.  Identify basic tenses (Present Simple, Present Progressive, and Simple Past) and use them properly in sentences or controlled compositions.
    9.  Manipulate six basic sentence patterns by recognizing and using them correctly in simple writing tasks.
    10.  Combine sentences with "and, but, or, when, because".
    11.  Explain the basic spelling rules for forming verb endings: -(e)s, -ing, and -ed, and use these verb forms correctly in simple writing tasks.
    12.  Use basic conventions of writing, including indentation, capitalization, and punctuation in simple writing activities.
    13.  Develop editing skills by detecting and correcting grammatical and mechanics errors in simple texts.
    14.  Understand basic symbols and entry information in an ESL dictionary.
    15.  Understand alphabetical order in a dictionary.

  
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    ESL 103 - English as a Second Language Grammar 2


    English grammar for non-native speakers at the low-intermediate level.  Understanding and practice of fundamental grammar of American English, with a focus on form, meaning, and use in oral and written communication.  Integrates grammar into practice of the other language skills.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  ESL 003 English as a Second Language Grammar I, ESL 004 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening I, ESL 005 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing I

    Corequisites:  ESL 104 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 2, ESL 105 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 2

    Credits: 5
    Hours
    4 Credit Hours
    Note
    (This course is not acceptable for credits toward a degree)

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate an understanding of the basic English tenses:  Simple Present, Present Progressive, Simple Past, and Simple Future by recognizing, constructing, and using them correctly in simple speaking and writing tasks.
    2.  Demonstrate an ability to construct and properly use YES/NO-questions, WH-questions, and OR-questions in these basic tenses in oral and written communciation.
    3.  Distinguish between common and proper nouns, and between count and non-count nouns, and employ these kinds of nouns correctly in basic speaking and writing tasks.
    4.  Explain the formation of plural nouns and use them properly in communication.
    5.  Explain the function and position of descriptive adjectives in sentences, and use them correctly in speaking and writing practice.
    6.  Explain and use some common prepositions of place and tiem appropriately in speaking and writing activities.
    7.  Demonstrate an understanding of Pronouns, including Subject, Object, Demonstrative, and ONE/ONES/IT, and use them correctly in real situations.
    8.  Explain the basic rules for forming comparative and superlative adjectives and use those forms correctly in simple speaking and writing tasks.
    9.  Distinguish between adjectives and adverbs and use them correctly in simple speaking and writing tasks.
    10.  Demonstrate an understanding of the possessives (Nouns, Adjectives, and Pronouns), and apply them properly in oral and writing exercises.
    11.  Recognize and use definite and indefinite articles and quantifiers properly with singular and plural count nouns and with non-count nouns in speaking and writing tasks.
    12.  Recognize, form, and use the Imperative correctly in simple speaking and writing tasks to give directions, instructions, orders, advice, and warnings; and to make suggestions and requests.
    13.  Distinguish between TOO, VERY, and ENOUGH, and use them properly in oral and written communication.
    14.  Recognize and use basic modals properly to express ability, permission, and possibility, and make requests and suggestions in speaking and writing activities.

  
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    ESL 104 - English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 2


    Spoken American English for non-native speakers at the high-beginning to low-intermediate level.  Development of oral fluency and accuracy by integrating speaking, listening, and pronunciation skills.  Practice in recognition and production of sounds, stress, rhythm and intonation patterns.  Understanding and practice of more complex language functions in oral communication.  Development of fluency and confidence in listening comprehension and conversational skills.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  ESL 003 English as a Second Language Grammar 1, ESL 004 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening I, ESL 005 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing I

    Corequisites:  ESL 103 English as a Second Language Grammar 2, ESL 105 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 2

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Class Hours
    Note
    (This course is not acceptable for credits toward a degree)

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Decipher meaning from context, and distinguish main ideas from details.
    2.  Identify and apply word stress and proper intonation.
    3.  Recognize and utilize proper pronunciation in conversational English.
    4.  Utilize proper English grammar in specific settings such as interview, and in describing a particular place or thing.
    5.  Comprehend a greater percentage of the English heard in everyday situations.
    6.  Recognize and utilize an increased vocabulary commonly needed in the life of a college student.

  
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    ESL 105 - English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 2


    English reading and writing skills for non-native speakers at the low-intermediate level.  Further development of reading skills and practice in reading low-intermediate texts.  Focuses on sentence types and more complex sentence patterns.  Introduction to prewriting strategies and paragraph structure.  Further practice in academic writing skills.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  ESL 003 English as a Second Language Grammar I, ESL 004 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening I, ESL 005 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing I

    Corequisites:  ESL 103 English as a Second Language Grammar 2, ESL 104 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 2

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    3 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
    Note
    (This course is not acceptable for credits toward a degree)

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Master 1500 basic words in English, by spelling them correctly and using them in simple sentences appropriately.
    2.  Understand symbols, entry information and usage notes in an ESL dictionary.
    3.  Use context clues to understand unfamiliar vocabulary.
    4.  Demonstrate an understanding of pre-reading strategies, such as vocabulary exercises, discussing drawings, pictures, or photos, and questions, and making predictions about the reading.
    5.  Identify the main idea and supporting details in a variety of reading passages.
    6.  Write complete responses to reading comprehension questions.
    7.  Write complete answers to open-ended questions related to reading topics.
    8.  Write compound sentences with "and, but, or, so" and complex sentences with "when, because".
    9.  Identify basic tenses (Present Simple, Present Progressive, Simple Past, Future Tenses with WILL and GOING-TO) and use them properly in sentences or controlled compositions.
    10.  Use basic conventions of writing, including indentation, capitalization, and punctuation in paragraph writing activities.

  
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    ESL 113 - English as a Second Language Grammar 3


    English grammar for non-native speakers at the high-intermediate level.  Understanding and practice of high-intermediate grammar of American English, with a focus on form, meaning, and use in oral and written communication.  Integrates grammar into practice of the other language skills.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  ESL 103 English as a Second Language Grammar 2, ESL 104 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 2, ESL 105 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 2

    Corequisites:  ESL 114 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 3, ESL 115 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 3

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Credit Hours
    Note
    (This course is not acceptable for credits toward a degree)

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate an understanding of the following tenses:  Simple Present, Present Progressive, Simple Past, Past Progressive, Simple Future, Present Perfect, and Present Perfect Progressive by recognizing, contructing, and using them correctly in oral and written communication.
    2.  Distinguish between count and non-count nouns and employ them correctly in oral and written communication.
    3.  Recognize and use definite and indefinite articles and quantifiers properly with singular and plural count nouns and with non-count nouns in oral and written communication.
    4.  Differentiate between adjectives and adverbs and use them correctly in oral and written communication.
    5.  Describe the rules for forming comparatives and superlatives of adjectives and adverbs, and use those forms correctly in oral and written communication.
    6.  Demonstrate an understanding of how to correctly form of WH-questions and use them in asking for specific information.
    7.  Recognize and use a variety of modals properly to express ability, permission, requests, advice, suggestions, preferences, necessity, expectations, possibility, and inferences in oral and written communication.
    8.  Identify, form, and properly use gerunds and infinitives in various grammatical functions to communicate orally and in writing.

  
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    ESL 114 - English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 3


    Spoken American English for non-native speakers at the intermediate level.  Development of pronunciation, speaking, listening, and note- taking skills necessary for academic success.  Practice in listening to lectures from a variety of topics and basic note-taking techniques.  Speaking practice in oral presentations, interviews, and discussions.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  ESL 103 English as a Second Language Grammar 2, ESL 104 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 2, ESL 105 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 2

    Corequisites:  ESL 113 English as a Second Language Grammar 3, ESL 115 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 3

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Class Hours
    Note
    (This course is not acceptable for credits toward a degree)

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Grasp the rules for word stress, sentence focus, thought groups and intonation and to apply them properly in English sentences.
    2.  Pronounce linked word pairs and phrases using appropriate glides.
    3.  Use high-intermediate language functions to communicate effectively in real world situations.
    4.  Describe events using different tenses.
    5.  Recognize the intonation patterns of tag questions and use them appropriately in conversation.
    6.  Compose and deliver short informal presentations.
    7.  Recognize and use non-verbal communication in a variety of social situations.
    8.  Distinguish between main ideas and details in spoken high-intermediate stories, articles and dialogs.
    9.  Distinguish between fact and inference, and evaluate inferences in high-intermediate stories, articles and dialogs.
    10.  Recognize common patterns of lecture organization and take notes in various formats based on those patterns.
    11.  Recognize emotion and attitude in dialogs and spoken texts and express these appropriately.

  
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    ESL 115 - English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 3


    English reading and writing skills for non-native speakers at the high-intermediate level.  Practice in reading high-intermediate texts and development of critical reading skills.  Practice in writing paragraphs and multi-paragraph compositions, and in using intermediate sentence patterns and correct spelling and punctuation.  Introduction to essay writing.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  ESL 103 English as a Second Language Grammar 2, ESL 104 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 2, ESL 105 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 2

    Corequisites:  ESL 113 English as a Second Language Grammar 3, ESL 114 English as a Second Langauge Speaking & Listening 3

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Class Hours
    Note
    (This course is not acceptable for credits toward a degree)

    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Understand the purpose of pre-reading strategies:  skimming, scanning.
    2.  Identify the main idea and supporting details.
    3.  Identify the topics.
    4.  Write summaries.
    5.  Use context clues to understand unfamiliar vocabulary.
    6.  Write four (4) coherent and unified paragraphs in response to course reading.
    7.  Use self and peer editing.
    8.  Proofread for errors in spelling, grammar and context organization.
    9.  Demonstrate knowledge of 2500 basic English words in speaking and writing.
    10.  Understand and use American idiomatic expressions.
    11.  Learn to get meaning from context.

  
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    ESL 124 - Academic Speaking and Listening for Non-Native Speakers of English


    Spoken American English for non-native speakers at the high-intermediate to advanced level.  Further development of speaking, critical listening, and note-taking proficiency for full participation in academic, professional, and social situations.  Understanding of rhetorical patterns of formal, spoken English and lectures from diverse disciplines.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  ESL 113 English as a Second Language Grammar 3, ESL 114 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 3, ESL 115 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 3

    Corequisite:  ENG 095 Introduction to Academic Writing for Non-Native Speakers

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Grasp the rules for sentence focus, thought groups and intonation and apply them properly in English sentences, using proper stress, rhythm and intonation.
    2.  Use advanced language functions to communicate effectively in real world situations.
    3.  Describe events using different verb tenses.
    4.  Recognize and use non-verbal communication in a variety of social situations.
    5.  Compose and deliver a structured presentation with supporting materials.
    6.  Recognize common patterns of lecture organization and take notes in various formats based on those patterns.
    7.  Distinguish between fact and inference, and between main ideas and details in spoken texts and dialogs.

  
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    ESL 125 - Introduction to Academic Writing


    Introduction to academic writing for non-native students at the low-advanced level, with a focus on paragraph writing.  Understanding of paragraph structure and process of paragraph writing.  Practice in writing a variety of common rhetorical paragraph modes.  Understanding of and practice in prewriting techniques, sentence types, mechanics, and American writing conventions.  Introduction to essay writing.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisites:  ESL 113 English as a Second Language Grammar 3, ESL 114 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 3, ESL 115 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 3, or Chairperson approval

    Corequisite:  SPK 095 Academic Speaking and Listening for Non-Native Speakers, or Chairperson approval

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Use correct paragraph format when preparing an assignment.
    2.  Use the four main steps of the writing process, namely prewriting, organizing, writing, and polishing in their writing.
    3.  Develop ideas for a paragraph using prewriting techniques such as listing, freewriting, clustering, and outlining and apply these strategies in various writing tasks.
    4.  Identify the three components of a paragraph:  the topic sentence, supporting sentences, and the concluding sentence.
    5.  Write unified and coherent paragraph compositions with a topic sentence, supporting sentences, and the concluding sentence.
    6.  Recognize and use various rhetorical modes:  narrative, descriptive, logical division of ideas, process, and comparison-contrast.
    7.  Correctly identify and effectively write various sentence types (simple, compound, complex, and mixed) in their compositions.
    8.  Identify and correct common sentence errors such as fragments, run-ons, comma splices, and faulty parallelism.
    9.  Correctly use the conventions of American academic writing, including indentation, margins, titles, spacing, capitalization, and punctuation.
    10.  Revise their own texts by themselves and with a peer editor for content, organization, and clarity.  Give constructive feedback to peers about their writing.
    11.  Detect and correct grammar, spelling, and mechanics errors in advanced texts and in their own work.
    12.  Identify the three components of an essay:  the introductory paragraph, body paragraphs, and the concluding paragraph.  Write a coherent short essay with at least five paragraphs.

  
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    ESL 290 - ESL Special Topics


    This course is designed to offer an in-depth investigation of topics of special interest to non-native speakers of English.  The course will cover subjects beyond the scope of the normal course offerings in the ESL curriculum.  Topics will vary but may be related to academic, professional, and career development.

    Credits: 1-4
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Learning outcomes will be developed based on the area of study for each course but will include development of effective oral and written communication skills for use in academic, professional, career settings.

  
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    EVE 101 - Fundamentals of Event Management


    This course addresses major trends and successful business practices in Event Management to provide the knowledge and tools to improve your effectiveness and profitability as an event manager.  In addition, students will learn how to manage staff and staffing problems and to ensure the safety of all event participants.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Design, plan, market, promote and stage an event.
    2.  Effectively structure and manage an event planning schedule to improve profitability.
    3.  Conduct comprehensive needs assessments and feasibility studies.
    4.  Conform to and comply with legal requirements.
    5.  Financially manage an event to accomplish budgetary goals.
    6.  Identify and prioritize event goals and objectives.
    7.  Identify potential challenges to a successful event.
    8.  Implement effective risk management techniques.
    9.  Choose appropriate solutions by using efficient planning scenarios.
    10.  Understand appropriate protocol and decorum for various event types.
    11.  Properly staff an event.
    12.  Conduct mid- and post-event evaluations.
    13.  Effectively provide safety and security for all event participants.
    14.  Create and present proposals and agreements that are advantageous to all parties of an event.
    15.  Appreciate the rewards of being in the Event Management profession and evaluate future career opportunities.

  
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    EVE 125 - Wedding Planning, Coordination & Consulting


    Wedding Planning, Coordination and Consulting provides a comprehensive introduction to the planning and management of weddings.  Looking through an event management lens, this course will thoroughly explore the foundations, practice and business of wedding planning.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  EVE 101 Fundamentals of Event Management; self evident

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

    1.  Understand the Role and Scope of Wedding Consultancy.
              a.  How wedding planning has evolved.
              b.  Wedding seasons
    2.  Perform Market estimates.
              a.  How to structure your business based on your market place.
              b.  How to evaluate your competition when establishing your services.
    3.  Understand weddings, culture and various wedding customs, the socialization for marriage, pre-wedding rituals.
    4.  Understand the mediated construction of weddings; invented traditions.
    5.  Understand and market to same-sex relationships and unions; intercultural and interfaith marriages.
    6.  Marriage license.
    7.  Capitalize on weddings and consumerism; understand the urge to consume.
    8.  Engagement.
              a.  The opportunity of the engagement party.
              b.  Themes for engagement party as it carries through to wedding/reception.
              c.  Engagement announcements.
    9.  Bridal showers.
    10.  Understand sponsored weddings; explain and cater to anti-consumptive and conservationist weddings.
    11.  Locating ceremony and reception sites.
              a.  Conducting a site inspection.
              b.  Ceremony and reception site guidelines.
    12.  Understand the Tourism and Destination Weddings Market.
    13.  Provide Accommodations and Services for Visiting Friends and Relatives.
    14.  Understand and Implement Wedding Timelines.
              a.  Wedding planning schedule.
              b.  Wedding day timeline.
              c.  Introductions, special seating, receiving line, dance sequence.
    15.  Understand Legal Issues Connected to Weddings.
    16.  Create a Consultant checklist.
    17.  Create and Abide by Wedding Budgets and Understand Wedding Budget Categories.
              a.  Financial responsibility.
              b.  Costs and statistics for wedding services.
    18.  Client Relations.
              a.  Initial client call and consultation.
              b.  Interfacing with a client.
    19.  Determine the Wedding Vision and Wedding themes.
    20.  Demonstrate Proficiency in Food, Beverage and the Wedding Cake.
    21.  Understand wedding attire, the bridal party attire, bridal attire, menswear, cultural traditions and wardrobe malfunctions.
    22.  Understand the intricacies of the wedding ceremony and the ceremony program.
              a.  Procession and recession guidelines.
              b.  Wedding attendants' duties.
              c.  Delegating.
    23.  Selecting, qualifying and working with wedding professionals.
    24.  Display competence in floral décor; selecting flowers; centerpieces and other decorative elements.
    25.  Understand photography; movement from film to digital photography; the two primary styles of photography, album design and trends.
    26.  Understand and select ceremony music and entertainment; cocktail hour music and entertainment, reception music and entertainment.
    27.  Perform rentals and site layout; select tents, tables, chairs, linens and tableware.
              a.  Ceremony and reception site guidelines/venue policies and typical rules as they pertain to the above.
    28.  Select and determine lighting; outdoor considerations; site layout.
    29.  Understand stationery elements and etiquette; save-the-date notices; invitations.
              a.  Save the date announcements.
                   i.  Calligraphy
                  ii.  Ceremony programs
                 iii.  Seating stationery
                 iv.  Menus
                  v.  Personalized napkins, boxes, bags and matches
                 vi.  Wedding announcements
                vii.  Thank-you notes
               viii.  Consultant checklist
                iv.  References
    30.  Understand transportation topics.
              a.  Transportation to the ceremony venue.
              b.  Transportation from the ceremony to the reception.
              c.  Transportation from the reception to the final destination.
              d.  Transportation costs and final details.
    31.  Wedding day details.
              a.  Bridal preparations.
    32.  Emergency tips and suggested emergency kit.
    33.  Conduct post-wedding evaluations.
              a.  Conduct a post-wedding evaluation.
              b.  The wedding summary.
    34.  Building your business.
              a.  Write a business plan specific to target audiences.
              b.  Charging for your services/determining your pricing structure.
                   i.  Developing a marketing strategy
              c.  Key elements of your reputation and image.
                   i.  Determining your target market
                  ii.  Marketing tool development
              d.  Online marketing.
              e.  Public relations - writing your press release.
              f.  Obtaining a business license.
              g.  Obtaining business insurance.
    35.  Articulate four secrets of selling to brides.
              a.  Understand the client interview, communication and contracts.
              b.  Perform initial screening.
              c.  Conduct client interviews.
              d.  Proceed with follow-up communications.
              e.  Understand basic wedding contracts.
              f.  Calculate compensation.
              g.  Enhance vendor relations, networking and negotiations.
    36.  Participation in local and/or regional bridal shows - which shows to participate in.
    37.  Sales methods and follow-up.
              a.  Coordinate office management.
              b.  Understand wedding business equipment essentials.
              c.  Build a staff.
              d.  Understand competition, obligations and ethics.
              e.  Understand demand and competition.
              f.  Articulate obligations.
              g.  Perform ethically - Code of Ethics.
    38.  Philanthropy.
              a.  The importance of philanthropy in your business.
              b.  How to incorporate philanthropy into your particular business.
              c.  Tips and ideas you can implement easily.
    39.  Stress management and career enrichment.
              a.  Enact stress management tips.
              b.  Understand facets of career enrichment.
    40.  Getting an internship.
    41.  Industry conferences.

     

  
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    EVE 201 - Event Internship I


    Career-related employment in the Meetings, Expositions, Events and Conventions (MEEC) industry focusing on an area of interest in a MEEC enterprise.  The intern will experience the opportunity to apply the theory learned in the program within a MEEC business setting.  225 work hours must be logged.  First year course work must be completed or receive permission of Hospitality Programs Department Chair.  Prior work experience is not considered for this course.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate working competencies in any of the following areas, or other areas as agreed between the student and instructor.

         Focus Areas - Event Intership:

    • Wedding Planner
    • Party Planner
    • Trade Show
    • Butler
    • Cage Operations
    • Special Events
    • MEEC Sales Department
    • MEEC Food & Beverage Service
    • MEEC Accounting & Revenue Control
    • MEEC Reservations
    • MEEC Operations
    • MEEC Direct Marketing
    • MEEC Human Resources Department
    • MEEC Maintenance Department
    • MEEC General Management


  
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    EVE 215 - Special Event Interior Design


    This course addresses major trends and successful business practices in Special Event Management and Interior Design to provide the knowledge and tools to improve your effectiveness and profitability as a special event designer/manager/owner/operator.  Students will learn special event design materials and tool usage, special event centerpiece design and construction with a special focus on weddings, trade show booth displays and construction, table settings and material selection and related special even Décor props design and construction.

    Credits: 3
    Cross-listed
    INT 215
    Hours
    3 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
    Course Profile
    Objectives of the Course:

    1.  Students are to be taught the special event business and more specifically the interior designs that go along with that business that make it special.

    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Create and manage a successful special events enterpirse.
    2.  Build special event clientele.
    3.  Effectively select special event venues.
    4.  Financially manage a profitable special event.
    5.  Identify and priortize special event goals and objectives.
    6.  Identify potential challenges to creating a successful special event cabinet.
    7.  Choose materials for, design and construct table centerpieces; special focus on weddings.
    8.  Employ effective color coordination.
    9.  Design and create islands of Décor.
    10.  Create professional floral arrangements for special events.
    11.  Employ and devise creative special event concepts.
    12.  Research special event interior design ideas and experiences.

  
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    EVE 220 - Principles of Floral Design


    This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the hands-on skills and theory required for career success in event function and commercial/residential floral design.  Students will understand the elements, principles, forms, styles and techniques of floral design.  Students will learn to identify flowers and interior foliage plants, create specialty floral items and develop knowledge of sound business management practices and careers in the floral industry.  Students will learn floral marketing, pricing and sales.

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Gain familiarity with basic floral supplies and equipment.
    2.  Practice the proper care and handling of fresh flowers.
    3.  Understand and utilize the basic elements and principles of design.
    4.  Create professional centerpiece arrangements with permanent flowers.
    5.  Be exposed to and create asymmetrical arrangements.
    6.  Have a working knowledge of the major foliage available to floral designers.
    7.  Obtain the skill-set to work with and without floral foam.
    8.  Develop expertise in the creation of a composite flower - Glamellia.
    9.  Obtain proficiency at creating a round bridal bouquet; a cascade bridal bouquet; corsages and boutonnieres.
    10.  Develop a familiarity with comtemporary design techniques.
    11.  Obtain the ability to select and recommend appropriate flowers for an arrangement.
    12.  Experience and perform floral creations that maximize visual value.
    13.  Develop pricing, marketing and selling plans for the sales of floral arrangements.

  
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    EVE 225 - Meetings, Corporate Events, Conventions, Trade Shows & Expos


    This course provides an understanding of the growing role of the Meetings, Expositions, Events and Conventions (MEEC) industry, as well as trade shows for both the United States and internationally.  It provides practical information for designing and managing projects from a trade show exhibit to planning and coordinating an entire exposition, meeting, convention or corporate event.  Virtually every organization, from government agencies to every part of the private sector; mom and pop entrepreneurs to corporate trade associations, all regularly hold large and small meetings of every description.  This coure provides the basic tools to successfully plan and manage everything found in the course title.  Course information covers the basic competencies tested in the ISES Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) and Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) examinations.  The Meetings, Expositions, Events, and Conventions industry continues to grow and garner increasing attention from the hospitality industry, communities, and government alike.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  EVE 101 Fundamentals of Event Management; self evident and designed sequence

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Use research to target the exhibit or exposition to primary and secondary markets.
    2.  Identify resources, including designers and general service contractors.
    3.  Negotiate successful vendor contracts.
    4.  Develop a thorough and comprehensive marketing strategy and measure results.
    5.  Incorporate promotional activities that enhance marketing efforts.
    6.  Prepare sales and exhibitor communications.
    7.  Use commercial sponsorhip to decrease operating expenses.
    8.  Conduct thorough pre-event planning.
    9.  Identify an appropriate site and perform comprehensive site inspections.
    10.  Develop, analyze and project a budget.
    11.  Implement marketing strategies, including list development, brochure design, mailing cost reduction, and creative marketing.
    12.  Comply with legal requirement, including those specified by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other key laws special attention to legal issues in the MEEC Industry.
    13.  Recruit and train volunteers and staff for maximum performance.
    14.  Evaluate the effectiveness of an event.
    15.  Understand and identify Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs).
    16.  Understand and employ cutting edge technology in order to conduct professional meetings, exhibits and conventions.
    17.  Ability to work with service contractors.

  
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    EVE 297 - Event Internship II


    Career-related employment in the Meetings, Expositions, Events and Conventions (MEEC) industry focusing on an area of interest in a MEEC enterprise.  The intern will experience the opportunity to apply the theory learned in the program within a MEEC business setting.  225 work hours must be logged.  Second year course work must be completed or receive permission of Hospitality Programs Department Chair.  Prior work experience is not considered for this course.  

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    3 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate work competencies in any of the following areas, or other areas as agreed between the student and instructor.

         Focus Areas - Event Internship:

    • Wedding Planner
    • Party Planner
    • Trade Show
    • Butler
    • Cage Operations
    • Special Events
    • MEEC Sales Department
    • MEEC Food & Beverage Service
    • MEEC Accounting & Revenue Control
    • MEEC Reservations
    • MEEC Operations
    • MEEC Direct Marketing
    • MEEC Human Resources Department
    • MEEC Maintenance Department
    • MEEC General Management

    All internship positions are to be paid.

  
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    FRE 101 - Beginning French I


    An introduction to the basic principals of grammar.  Emphasis on oral practice in classroom.  Students will learn to appreciate the French culture through discussions and examination of real life situations in France & Francophone countries.

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate basic French proficiency.
    2.  Understand French grammatical constructions (form and meaning) at the beginning level.
    3.  Understand appropriate reading strategies (phonics, structural analysis, contextual clues, etc.) to gain understanding of a variety of materials in French.
    4.  Communicate effectively in the target language at the beginning level through speaking, listening, and writing.
    5.  Think critically and develop reasonable arguments in the target language.
    6.  Write guided compositions in the target language.

  
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    FRE 102 - Beginning French II


    An introduction to the basic principles of grammar.  Emphasis on oral practice in classroom.  Students will learn to appreciate the French culture through discussions and examination of real life situations in France & Francophone countries.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  FRE 101 Beginning French I

    Credits: 4
    Hours
    4 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Develop an understanding of high-beginning French grammar that cover forms, meanings and functions, and use them appropriately in oral and written communication.
    2.  Develop high-beginning oral skills in pronunciation, listening comprehension, speaking, and oral presentations.
    3.  Develop their active vocabularyof high-frequency words, collocations, and idiomatic expressions that are commonly used in the French-speaking world.
    4.  Develop reading comprehension skills at the high-beginning through a varietyof authentic genres, including academic discourse, newspaper and magazine articles, fiction, poetry, and essays.
    5.  Develop high-beginning writing skills through various writing assighments such as comprehension questions, paragraphs, essays, journals, and letters.
    6.  Develop an understanding of French-speaking cultures and societies as well as that of their own.

  
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    FRE 201 - Intermediate French I


    Intensive review of grammar and syntax.  A cultural, conversational and literary approach to French language.  Students will continue learning about the French & Francophone cultures and examine them and be prepared to handle various situations.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  FRE 102 Beginning French II

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    4 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Develop an understanding of intermediate French grammar that cover forms, meanings and functions, and use them appropriately in oral and written communication.
    2.  Develop intermediate oral fluency in pronunciation, listening comprehension, speaking, and oral presentations necessary for successful real-world communication.
    3.  Develop their active vocabulary of high-frequency words, collocations, and idiomatic expressions that are commonly used in the French-speaking world.
    4.  Develop reading comprehension fluency at the low intermediate level through a variety of authentic genres, including academic discourse, newspaper and magazine articles, fiction, poetry, and essays.
    5.  Develop intermediate writing proficiency through various writing assignments such as comprehension questions, paragraphs, essay, journals, and letters.
    6.  Develop an understanding of French and Francophone cultures and societies as well as that or their own.

  
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    FRE 202 - Intermediate French II


    Intensive review of grammar and syntax.  A cultural, conversational and literary approach to French language.  Students will continue learning about the French & Francophone cultures and examine them and be prepared to handle various situations.

    Prerequisite- Corequisite
    Prerequisite:  FRE 201 Intermediate French I

    Credits: 3
    Hours
    4 Class Hours
    Course Profile
    Learning Outcomes of the Course:

    Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

    1.  Acquire a solid understanding of intermediate French grammar that cover forms, meanings and functions, and use them effectively in oral and written communicaton.
    2.  Demonstrate intermediate oral fluency in pronunciation, listening comprehension, speaking, and oral presentations necessary for successful real-world communication.
    3.  Expand their active vocabulary of high-frequency words, collocations, and idiomatic expressions that are commonly used in the French-speaking world.
    4.  Demonstrate reading comprehension fluency at the intermediate level through a variety of authentic genres, including academic discourse, newspaper and magazine articles, fiction, poetry, and essays.
    5.  Increase intermediate writing proficiency through various writing assignments such as comprehension questions, paragraphs, essays, journals, and letters.
    6.  Develop a greater awareness and appreciation of French and Francophone cultures and societies, as well as develop an understanding of their own cultural values and beliefs.

 

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