Dec 05, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Course Descriptions


 

Marketing

  
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    MKT 4998r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Prerequisites: department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MKT 4999r - Group Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 

Mathematics

A minimum grade of C must be made on any mathematics course used as a prerequisite for any other mathematics course.

  
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    MATH 1010 - Mathematics in Our Modern World


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introduction to the nature and techniques of mathematics for nontechnical majors. Applications of mathematics to the solution of historical and modern problems will be discussed. Topics include the mathematics of finance, the laws of growth, graph theory and management science, the mathematics of social choice and voting schemes, and introductory probability. Students who have not recently taken a mathematics course or who have a MATH ACT score of less than 19 are strongly advised to complete USTU 1050: Foundations of Mathematics before enrolling in this course. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MATH 1130 - College Algebra


    (3) Credit Hours

    This precalculus course is designed primarily for students majoring in business, the life sciences, or the social sciences who intend to take the calculus course Math 1830. Topics include polynomial functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, arithmetic and geometric sequences, mathematics of finance, growth and decay, systems of linear equations, matrices, and geometric linear programming. Mathematical models will be taken primarily from the fields of business, biology, and the social sciences. Every semester. Prerequisites: MATH 1006 with minimum grade of C or Math ACT 19 or above or USTU 1050 or department head approval. Credit not allowed in Mathematics 1130 after completion of MATH 1830 or MATH 1710 with a grade of C or better or any other mathematics course for which these are prerequisites. Credit not allowed in both MATH 1130 and MATH 1710. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MATH 1710 - Precalculus I


    (3) Credit Hours

    This precalculus course is designed primarily for students majoring in Mathematics, the physical sciences, and Engineering who intend to take Math 1720, Precalculus II, and the calculus course Math 1950. Topics include solving polynomial equations and inequalities; complex numbers; the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra; rational functions; graphing techniques; functions; exponential and logarithmic functions. Mathematical models will be taken primarily from the fields of engineering, biology, and natural sciences. Every semester. Prerequisites: MATH 1006 with minimum grade of C or Math ACT 19 or above or USTU 1050 or department head approval. Credit not allowed in MATH 1710 after MATH 1830, MATH 1730, MATH 1720, or MATH 1910, or MATH 1950 with a minimum grade of C. Credit not allowed in both MATH 1130 and MATH 1710. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    MATH 1720 - Precalculus II


    (3) Credit Hours

    This precalculus course is designed primarily for students majoring in Mathematics, the physical sciences, and Engineering who intend to take the calculus course Math 1950. Topics include solving trigonometric identities, and equations; complex numbers; conic sections; sequences; and other selected topics. Every semester. Prerequisites: MATH 1710 with minimum grade of C or Math ACT 26 or above or department head approval. Credit will not be allowed in Mathematics 1720 after 1910 or MATH 1950 with a minimum grade of C. 
  
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    MATH 1730 - Combined Precalculus


    (4) Credit Hours

    This precalculus course is designed primarily for students majoring in Mathematics, the physical sciences, and Engineering who intend to take the calculus course MATH 1950. It combines topics from precalculus I and precalculus II into a one-semester course. Topics include complex numbers; the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra; rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; solving trigonometric identities and equations; conic sections; and other selected topics. Every semester. Prerequisites: MATH 1130 with a minimum grade of C or Math ACT 24 or above (Math SAT 560 or above), or department head approval. Credit not allowed in MATH 1730 after MATH 1720 or MATH 1910 or MATH 1950 with a minimum grade of C. 
  
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    MATH 1830 - Calculus for Management, Life, and Social Sciences


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to calculus: limits, differentiation of functions, optimization, marginal analysis, integration, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, applications of integration. Every semester. Prerequisites: MATH 1130 or MATH 1710 with minimum grade C or Math ACT 26 or above or department head approval. Credit not allowed in 1830 after completion of 1910 with a minimum grade of C. 
  
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    MATH 1920 - Calculus II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Additional topics in the calculus of functions of one real variable. Applications of integration, techniques of integration, infinite series, and convergence tests. Every semester. Prerequisites: MATH 1950 with a minimum grade of C and department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 1950 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I


    (4) Credit Hours

    The calculus of functions of one real variable. Precise definitions of limits, derivatives, and integrals including Riemann sums; applications of these concepts and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Every semester. Prerequisites: MATH 1720 or MATH 1730 with a minimum grade of C or Math ACT 28 or above, or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 1960 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry II


    (4) Credit Hours

    Additional topics in the calculus of functions of one real variable. Applications of integration, techniques of integration, infinite series, and convergence tests, polar coordinates and conics. Every semester. Prerequisites: MATH 1950 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. Maximum credit 4 hours. On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 2030 - Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science


    (3) Credit Hours

    Designed primarily for students majoring in computer information systems. topics will include logic, introduction to mathematical induction, sets, relations, counting methods, graph theory and trees. Prerequisites: MATH 1830 or MATH 1910 and MATH 1911 or MATH 1950 with minimum grades of C; CPSC 1100 or department head approval. Credit not allowed in this course after completion of Mathematics 3030 or 4720 with a minimum grade of C. 
  
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    MATH 2100 - Introductory Statistics


    (3) Credit Hours

    An introductory course suitable for students in a variety of disciplines. This course will teach students to interpret, develop, and use statistical and probabilistic models of real world phenomena; develop the concepts of uncertainty, probability, and statistical significance; and will indicate how these concepts arose and how they aid our understanding of the universe. Students will learn how to solve practical problems using statistical vocabulary, notation, and appropriate technology. Students who have not recently taken a mathematics course or who have a MATH ACT score of less than 19 are strongly advised to take USTU 1050: Foundations of Mathematics before enrolling in this course.
  
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    MATH 2150 - Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers I


    (3) Credit Hours

    This is the first course in a two semester sequence designed for elementary, middle school, and special education majors. The purpose is to develop a thorough understanding of the mathematics taught in the schools. Topics include the arithmetic properties and operations for the natural numbers, whole numbers, integers, rational and irrational number systems; elementary number theory including prime and composite numbers, factors and divisibility criteria, the fundamental theorem of arithmetic, greatest common divisors and least common multiples; place values, percents, decimals, and other numeration systems. Prerequisites: MATH 1006 or USTU 1050 with minimum grade of C or Math ACT 19 or above or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 2160 - Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers II


    (3) Credit Hours

    This is the second course in a two semester sequence designed for elementary, middle school, and special education majors. The purpose is the continuation of the study of mathematical topics from Math 2150 with an emphasis on algebraic notation, sets and functions, basic geometric concepts of measurement, length, area, perimeter, surface area, volume, and the Pythagorean Theorem. Some elementary probability and statistics, including some educational statistics, will be included. This course will meet General Education Mathematics requirement, but not General Education Statistics requirement. Every semester and summers. Prerequisites: MATH 2150 with a minimum grade of C and completion of the Foundations of Mathematics tutorial (USTU 1050), or Math ACT 26 or above; or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 2200 - Elementary Linear Algebra


    (3) Credit Hours

    Systems of linear equations, matrix algebra, determinants, geometric vectors, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, inner product spaces. Every semester. Prerequisites: MATH 1910 and MATH 1911 or MATH 1950 or MATH 2030 with minimum grades of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 2300 - Mathematical Models, Functions and Applications


    (3) Credit Hours

    Lab-based activities designed to strengthen and expand knowledge of topics in secondary mathematics, focusing on topics from precalculus and elementary calculus. Explorations will involve the use of multiple representations, transformations, data analysis techniques and interconnections among geometry, probability and algebra. Most labs will include significant use of various technologies. The use of quantitative approaches and building relationships between discrete and continuous reasoning will be recurrent themes. Every semester. Prerequisites: University, STEM, and major department grade point averages of at least 2.5; STEM 1020 and MATH 1920 or MATH 1960 and MATH 2200 with minimum grades of C, or STEM Education Co-Director approval. Admissions to the STEM Education program. 
  
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    MATH 2450 - Introduction to Differential and Difference Equations


    (3) Credit Hours

    First order and second order linear differential and difference equations, systems of equations and transform methods. Every semester. Prerequisites: MATH 1920 or MATH 1960 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Pre or Corequisites: MATH 2200 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    MATH 2550 - Multivariable Calculus


    (3) Credit Hours

    Lines, curves, and surfaces; partial derivatives, gradients, divergence and curl; multiple integrals and vector analysis. Every semester. Prerequisites: MATH 2200 and either MATH 1920 or 1960, all with minimum grades of C, and department head approval. Credit not allowed in both MATH 2550 and MATH 2560. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    MATH 2551 - Multivariable Calculus Laboratory


    (1) Credit Hours

    Calculator and computer treatment of problems and topics in MATH 2550 using graphical, numerical, and symbolic methods Spring semester. Laboratory 2 hours. Pre or Corequisites: MATH 2550 or MATH 2560, or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    MATH 2560 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry III


    (4) Credit Hours

    Lines, curves, and surfaces, partial derivatives, gradients, divergence and curl; multiple integrals and vector analysis including Green’s, Stokes’, and Gauss’ Theorems. Every semester. Prerequisites: MATH 2200 and either MATH 1920 or MATH 1960, all with minimum grades of C, or department head approval. Credit not allowed in both MATH 2550 and MATH 2560. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    MATH 3000 - Introduction to Logic and Proof


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introductory concepts of sets, functions, equivalence relations, ordering relations, logic, methods of proof, and axiomatic theories with topics from combinatorics, graph theory, or abstract algebra. This course is a prerequisite for Mathematics 3250, 3500, 4720, 4270, 4200, 4050, 4000 and 4010. Mathematics majors should enroll in it at the end of the sophomore year or beginning of the junior year. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: MATH 1920 or MATH 1960 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    MATH 3030 - Discrete Structures


    (3) Credit Hours

    Concepts and techniques of several areas of discrete mathematics with emphasis on areas often applied to computer science. Topics will include formal logic, induction, recursion, algorithms, counting methods, languages and grammars, and finite state machines. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: MATH 1920 or MATH 1960 and CPSC 1100 with minimum grades of C or department head approval. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    MATH 3100 - Applied Statistics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to probability and statistical methods with applications to various disciplines. A study of some basic statistical distributions, sampling, testing of hypotheses, and estimation problems. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: MATH 1920 or MATH 1960 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Credit not allowed in both MATH 3100 and MATH 4100 and 4110. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    MATH 3250 - Introduction to Modern Algebra


    (3) Credit Hours

    Groups, rings, fields, and other selected topics. Prerequisites: MATH 2200 and MATH 3000 with minimum grades of C or department head approval. Credit not allowed in both MATH 3250 and MATH 4250. 
  
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    MATH 3510 - Introduction to Analysis I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Theoretical investigation of real sequences, functions, limits, and continuity. Prerequisites: MATH 2450, MATH 2550 or MATH 2560, and MATH 3000, all with minimum grades of C, or department head approval. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    MATH 3820 - Communicating Mathematics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to the techniques and tools of written and oral communication in mathematics. Prerequisites: MATH 3000 or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4000 - The Historical Development of Mathematics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Examination of central ideas, major developments, and important issues in mathematics from ancient times to the present. Historical overview of the evolution of the discipline through comparative examination of specific theories and results. Prerequisites: MATH 3000 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4010 - Basic Concepts of Geometry


    (3) Credit Hours

    Deficiencies in Euclidean geometry, Euclid’s parallel postulate, introduction to non-Euclidean geometry, consistency and validity of non-Euclidean geometry, incidence geometries, affine geometries, linear, planar, and spatial order properties. Prerequisites: MATH 3000 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4050 - Introduction to Point Set Topology


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introductory set theory, topologies and topological spaces, continuous mappings, compactness, connectedness, separation axioms and metric spaces. Prerequisites: MATH 3000 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4130 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to the theory of probability and its applications, counting techniques, discrete and continuous random variables and their distributions, mathematical expectation, moment generating functions. Prerequisites: MATH 2550 or MATH 2560 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4140 - Mathematical Statistics


    (3) Credit Hours

    A continuation of MATH 4130 with an introduction to the Central Limit Theorem, statistical inference, probability distributions of functions of random variables. Prerequisites: MATH 4130 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4160 - Applied Statistical Methods


    (3) Credit Hours

    One and two Factor ANOVA, simple and multiple regression and correlation, and time-series analysis. This course is recommended for students planning to take actuarial exams. Prerequisites: MATH 3100 or MATH 4130 or ENCE 2220 with a minimum grade of C, or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4170 - Nonparametric Statistics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Theory of distribution-free statistics, ranking statistics, rank correlation, U-statistics, nonparametric point and interval estimation, empirical distribution function methods, combinatorial problems; runs, matching, occupancy; limiting distributions. Prerequisites: MATH 3100 or MATH 4130 or ENCE 2220 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4200 - Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory


    (3) Credit Hours

    Vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalue and similarity transformations, orthogonal and unitary transformations, normal matrices, Jordan form. Prerequisites: MATH 2200, MATH 3000 with a minimum grades of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4250 - Modern Algebra I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Groups, subgroups, quotient groups, homomorphisms, simple groups, solvable groups, group actions, Sylow theorems and the fundamental theorem of finitely generated abelian groups. Prerequisites: MATH 2200 and MATH 3000 with minimum grades of C or department head approval. Credit not allowed in both MATH 3250 and MATH 4250. 
  
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    MATH 4260 - Modern Algebra II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Rings, ideals, quotient rings, ring homomorphisms, Euclidean domains, unique factorization domains, polynomial rings, automorphisms, field theory and Galois Theory. Prerequisites: MATH 4250 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4270 - Elementary Number Theory


    (3) Credit Hours

    Topics include divisibility, primes and unique factorization, Euclid’s algorithm, congruences, arithmetic functions, theorems of Fermat, Euler and Wilson, primitive roots, and quadratic reciprocity. Prerequisites: MATH 3000 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4280 - Analytic Number Theory


    (3) Credit Hours

    Arithmetic functions, the distribution of primes, Dirichlet series, Euler products, the Riemann zeta-function, the prime number theorem, and Dirichlet’s theorem on primes in arithmetic progressions. Prerequisites: MATH 4570 and either MATH 4250 or MATH 4270, all with minimum grades of C, or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4300 - Mathematics of Interest


    (3) Credit Hours

    Mathematical theory of interest with applications, including accumulated and present value factors, annuities, yield rates, amortization schedules and sinking funds, depreciation, bonds and related securities. Recommended for students planning to take actuarial exams. Prerequisites: MATH 1920 or MATH 1960 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    MATH 4310 - Operations Research (Linear)


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to linear programming, duality, transportation and assignment problems, and integer programming. Prerequisites: MATH 2200 and MATH 3000 with a minimum grades of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4320 - Operations Research (Non-Linear)


    (3) Credit Hours

    Network flows, Markov chains and applications, queuing theory and applications, inventory theory, decision theory and games. Prerequisites: MATH 4310 and either MATH 3100 or MATH 4130 with minimum grades of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4350 - Mathematics of Finance


    (3) Credit Hours

    Mathematical aspects of finance; theory of pricing derivatives of financial instruments; options in Black-Scholes model; portfolio optimization; capital asset pricing model. Offered alternate spring semesters. Prerequisites: MATH 3100 or MATH 4130 with a minimum grade of C, or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4450 - Ordinary Differential Equations


    (3) Credit Hours

    Systems of differential equations; existence and uniqueness theorems; linear systems; phase plane analysis; stability theory; applications. Prerequisites: MATH 2450 and MATH 2550 or MATH 2560, all with minimum grades of C, or department head approval. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    MATH 4460 - Partial Differential Equations


    (3) Credit Hours

    Classification and derivation of some elementary partial differential equations arising in applications. Separation of variables, Sturm-Liouville problems and orthogonality, Fourier Series. Diffusion, wave, and Laplace’s equations in various coordinate systems with various boundary and initial conditions. Laplace transform methods and D’Alembert’s solution. First order equations and weak solutions. On demand. Prerequisites: MATH 2450 and MATH 2550 or MATH 2560, all with minimum grades of C, or department head approval. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    MATH 4510 - Introduction to Analysis II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Rigorous development of the derivative, the definite integral, sequences and series of functions, and improper integrals. Prerequisites: MATH 3510 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4550 - Applied Analysis


    (3) Credit Hours

    Vector analysis through Stokes’ Theorem and the Divergence Theorem. Topics in advanced calculus including implicit functions, Jacobians, interchange of limit processes, and uniform convergence of series of functions. Prerequisites: MATH 2450 and MATH 2550 or MATH 2560, all with minimum grades of C, or department head approval. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    MATH 4570 - Complex Analysis


    (3) Credit Hours

    Complex numbers; differentiation and integration of functions of a complex variable; analytic functions; Cauchy’s Theorem; power series; residues and poles; conformal mapping; contour integration. Prerequisites: MATH 2450 and MATH 2550 or 2560, all with minimum grades of C, or department head approval. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    MATH 4600 - Numerical Analysis I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Numerical solutions of equations in one variable; interpolation and polynomial approximation; numerical differentiation and integration; initial value problems for ordinary differential equations; direct methods for solving systems of linear equations. Prerequisites: MATH 2200 and MATH 2450 with minimum grades of C, and CPSC 1020 or CPSC 1100, or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4610 - Numerical Analysis II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Iterative techniques for solving systems of linear equations; approximation theory; eigenvalue and eigenvector approximation; boundary value problems for ordinary differential equations; numerical solution to partial differential equations. Prerequisites: MATH 4600 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4700 - Techniques of Applied Mathematics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Additional topics in vector calculus; series of orthogonal functions; integral transforms; treatment of some elementary partial differential equations arising in applications. Prerequisites: MATH 2450 and MATH 2550 or MATH 2560, all with minimum grades of C, or department head approval. Standard letter grade. 
  
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    MATH 4720 - Introduction to Graph Theory


    (3) Credit Hours

    An overview of graph theory and its applications including trees, planar graphs and graphical invariants such as domination, coloring, and matchings. Prerequisites: MATH 3000 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. 
  
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    MATH 4750 - Research Seminar


    (1) Credit Hours

    Investigation of special topics in mathematics using the directed research technique. On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. Graded satisfactory/no credit. 
  
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    MATH 4995r - Departmental Thesis


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    Requires University Honors approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. 
  
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    MATH 4997r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Prerequisites: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. 
  
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    MATH 4998r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Prerequisites: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. 
  
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    MATH 4999r - Group Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. 

Mechanical Engineering

  
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    ENME 1011 - Introduction to Two- and Three-Dimensional Modeling


    (1) Credit Hours

    Introduction to computer aided design (CAD) using two and three dimensional modeling software for both technical and non-technical individuals. Emphasis on two and three dimensional thinking and the importance of modeling and visualization to various engineering disciplines. Sketching, dimensioning, geometric relations, assembly modeling, drawing construction and solid prototype production applications are covered for the various engineering disciplines. Fall and spring semesters. Laboratory 3 hours. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 1030 - Basic Engineering Science


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to basic concepts of engineering. Physical quantities, units, dimensions, vectors; formulation of engineering problems. Calculus-based analysis of fundamental dynamics; motion along a straight line and in a plane. Newton’s 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Laws of Motion plus applications. Work and energy. Impulse and momentum. Rotational motion. Lecture 3 hours. Fall and spring semesters. Pre or Corequisites: ENME 1030L; MATH 1910 or MATH 1950 or department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 1030L - Freshman Engineering Laboratory


    (1) Credit Hours

    Laboratory experiments to support and enhance the topics listed from Engineering 1030. Introduction to professional aspects of engineering, including ethics and observation of engineering practice. Written and oral presentations included. Laboratory 3 hours. Fall and spring semesters. Pre or Corequisites: ENME 1030 or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 1850 - Introduction to Engineering Design


    (2) Credit Hours

    Introduction to the design process in engineering including: historical perspective, problem definition, idea generation, project planning and management, and simple decision-making. Design exercises culminate in a group designed prototype. Three and two dimensional thinking and the importance of modeling and visualization to the engineering design process discussed. Use of 3D and 2D modeling and prototyping. Written and oral reports included.Fall and spring semesters. Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 2 hours. Pre or Corequisites: ENME 1011 and MATH 1720 or MATH 1910 or MATH 1950; or department head approval. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 2240 - Introduction to Engineering Computations


    (3) Credit Hours

    Engineering computations using Excel, and Visual Basic accessed through the Excel platform. Data transfer, variable types, loops, decisions, arrays, subprograms. Applications to engineering problems. Solution of linear and non-linear equations, integration, ordinary differential equations, curve fitting, numerical relaxation techniques. Lecture 3 hours. Fall and spring semesters. Pre or Corequisites: MATH 2450 or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 2480 - Dynamics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Rectilinear, curvilinear, and rotary motion. D’Alembert’s principles of work and energy. Impulse and momentum, impact. Three-dimensional kinematics and dynamics. Lecture 3 hours. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: ENCE 1040 with a minimum grade of C and MATH 1920 or MATH 1960 or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 3030 - Thermodynamics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Classical thermodynamics with emphasis on first and second laws of thermodynamics. Property relationships, chemical equilibrium, and cycle analysis. Lecture 3 hours. Fall semester and summer. Prerequisites: ENCE 1040 with a minimum grade of C and MATH 1920 or MATH 1960 or department head approval. May be registered as ENCH 3030. No credit in both ENME 3030 and ENCH 3030. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 3040 - Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics


    (3) Credit Hours

    A continuation of ENME/ENCH 3030 (Thermodynamics) with an emphasis on mechanical engineering applications that involve energy (availability), power and refrigeration cycles, gas-vapor mixtures (psychometrics), and chemically reacting gases (combustion). Lecture 3 hours. Spring semester. Prerequisites: ENME/ENCH 3030 with minimum grade of C or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 3050 - Thermo-Fluids


    (3) Credit Hours

    Integrated introduction to classical thermodynamics and basic fluid mechanics. Coverage of thermodynamic properties; the first and second laws of thermodynamics; pressure and flow measurement; fluid statics and kinematics; Bernoulli’s equation; laminar and turbulent flow; and flow in pipes. Lecture 3 hours. Spring semester. Prerequisites: ENCE 1040 with a minimum grade of C and MATH 1920 or MATH 1960 or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 3070 - Fluid Mechanics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Fluid statics and kinematics; fluid dynamics including Bernoulli, continuity and momentum equations; fluid measurements; viscosity; compressible and incompressible flow; laminar and turbulent flow; flow in pipes and open channels; model studies; lift and drag. Lecture 3 hours. Fall and spring semester. Prerequisites: ENCE 1040 with a minimum grade of C and MATH 1920 or MATH 1960 or department head approval. Pre or Corequisites: ENME 3070L or department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 3070L - Fluid Mechanics Laboratory


    (1) Credit Hours

    Laboratories that include pressure, quantity and property measurements; impulse, momentum and energy concepts; hydrostatic and buoyancy forces; pump and turbine applications; open channel flow; wind tunnel studies. Design experience. Application of statistics. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: ENCE 2220 or department head approval. Pre or Corequisites: ENME 3070 or department head approval. Laboratory/Studio course fee will be assessed. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 3090 - Heat and Mass Transfer


    (3) Credit Hours

    Fundamental principles of heat, mass, and momentum transfer; application to macroscopic systems. Special emphasis on heat transfer by conduction and convection; analogy between heat and mass transfer. Lecture 3 hours. Fall semester. Pre or Corequisites: ENME/ENCH 3030, ENME 3070 with minimum grades of C or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 3400 - Engineering Materials Science


    (3) Credit Hours

    Study of the science of solid materials, including metals, ceramics, plastics, and semiconductors. Nature and fundamental characteristics stressed. Atomic and macroscopic perspectives. Lecture 3 hours. Fall and summer semesters. Prerequisites: CHEM 1110 and CHEM 1110L and PHYS 2310 or department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 3470 - Mechanical Engineering Experimentation


    (2) Credit Hours

    A course in the study of general characteristics of mechanical measurement systems; the study of electrical signals, computerized data acquisition systems, discrete sampling and time-varying signal analysis, statistical and uncertainty analysis of data; and the study of various sensing devices for solid-mechanical quantities, pressure, temperature, humidity, and flow. Lecture 2 hours. Fall semester. Prerequisites: ENCE 2220 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Pre or Corequisites: ENME/ENCH 3030, ENME 3070, ENME 3070L or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 3480 - Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery I


    (3) Credit Hours

    Mobility analysis of planar mechanisms, the study of displacement, velocity and acceleration of planar mechanisms; the analysis and synthesis of various followers and plate cams; the analysis of spur, helical, bevel and worm gear systems with an introduction to simple and compound gear trains. Lecture 3 hours. Fall semester. Prerequisites: ENME 2480 with minimum grade of C or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed.  
  
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    ENME 3580 - Manufacturing Processes


    (3) Credit Hours

    Introduction to the analytical tools of machine science such as heat treatment, metalworking, welding, vibrations, control theory, thermal processing, machine operations, and their applications to the solution of manufacturing problems. Introduction to machine operations and capabilities, applications and advanced material forming/processes techniques. Emphasis is on the integration of machine processes and applications to manufacturing problems. Spring semester. Spring semester. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENCE 2220, ENCE 2460, and ENCE 2460L with minimum grades of C; PHYS 2310; CHEM 1110 and CHEM 1110L or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 3850 - Interdisciplinary Design Project I


    (3) Credit Hours

    First semester of the capstone interdisciplinary group design project in which students use their discipline-based knowledge in an interdisciplinary environment. Projects are expected to complete through preliminary design. The team design experience includes design methodology, concept generation, decision making, technical project management, quality and reliability engineering, concurrent engineering, teamwork, written and oral communication, and introduction to engineering ethics and professional responsibility. The projects incorporate technical activities applicable to the engineering disciplines of the College. Faculty from the disciplines support the course and students as technical advisors and aid in project selection. Fall and spring semesters. Lecture 2 hours, project 2 hours. Prerequisites: ENCE 3520 or ENEE 3720 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Registrant must be within three semesters of graduation. May be registered as ENCE 3850, CPEN 3850 or ENEE 3850. Credit allowed in only one of the four courses. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 4400 - Advanced Fluid Dynamics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Principles of continuity, momentum, and energy applied to flow measurements, turbo machinery, open channel flow, compressible flow, and computational fluid mechanics using text and/or supplemental software. Lecture 3 hours. Fall semester. Prerequisites: ENME/ENCH 3030, ENME 3070 with minimum grades of C or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 4410 - Energy Conversion


    (3) Credit Hours

    Broad based energy conversion with emphasis on global and societal impacts of engineering decisions as applied to steam power, gas turbines, internal combustion engines, and nuclear power systems. Combustion analysis using appropriate computer software for analyzing equilibrium combustion products. Lecture 3 hours. Spring semester. Prerequisites: ENME 3070, ENME 3040, ENME 3090 or ENCH 3320 with minimum grades of C or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 4420 - Machine Design


    (3) Credit Hours

    The analysis of design of machine elements including fatigue-failure analysis of shafts, springs, screws, brakes, clutches, chains, belts, welds, and rivets, lubrication of journals, ball and roller bearings, and spur, helical, bevel, and worm gears. Design experience included. Lecture 3 hours. Fall semester. Prerequisites: ENCE 2460, ENME 2480 with minimum grades of C or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 4430 - Thermal Component Design


    (3) Credit Hours

    Design of individual components of thermal systems. Design and analysis of components such as pumps, fans, compressors, turbines, heat exchangers, piping and duct design networks. Modern innovative thermal and refrigeration concepts involving economic tradeoffs in sizing and/or choice of materials. Global and societal impacts of engineering decisions. Design experience included. Lecture 3 hours. Fall semester. Prerequisites: ENME 3070, ENME 3040, ENME 3090 or ENCH 3320 with minimum grades of C, or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 4450 - Mechanical Vibrations


    (3) Credit Hours

    Free and forced vibrations of damped and undamped systems; single and multiple degrees of freedom using lumped parameter analysis. Matrix methods. Lecture 3 hours. Spring semester. Prerequisites: ENME 2480 with a minimum grade of C, MATH 2450, or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 4460 - Advanced Mechanics of Materials


    (3) Credit Hours

    Statically indeterminate structures; introduction to theory of elasticity; topics in mechanics of composite materials. Lecture 3 hours. Fall semester. Prerequisites: ENCE 2460 with minimum grade of C, MATH 2450, or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 4470 - Mechanical Engineering Experimentation Laboratory


    (2) Credit Hours

    The laboratory will provide experiences with instrumentation and data acquisition required for measuring temperature, pressure, liquid and gas flow rates, rotational speed, strain, displacement, velocity, acceleration, and combustion products. Design project is included. Application of statistics. Laboratory 2 hours. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: ENME 3070, ENME 3070L, ENME 3040, ENME 3090 or ENCH 3320, ENME 3470 with minimum grades of C or department head approval. Laboratory/Studio course fee will be assessed. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 4480 - Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery II


    (3) Credit Hours

    The study of compound and planetary gear trains and transmissions; static force analysis of mechanisms, dynamic force analysis of mechanisms, balancing of rotating systems; dynamics of reciprocating engines, cam dynamics and vibrations; analytic synthesis of linkage and introduction to robotics. Lecture 3 hours. Spring semester. Prerequisites: ENME 3480 with minimum grade of C or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 4500 - Mechanical Engineering Design Project


    (3) Credit Hours

    Capstone mechanical engineering design experience; design of a thermal and/or mechanical system; consideration of engineering standards and realistic constraints that include most of the following considerations: economic, environmental, sustainability, manufacturability, ethical, health and safety, social, and political; application of the design process; oral presentations and written design report required. Lecture 2 hours, design lab 2 hours. Spring semester. Prerequisites: ENME 3850, ENCE 3850, ENEE 3850, or CPEN 3850; ENME 4420, ENME 4430 or department head approval. Pre or Corequisites: ENME 4470 or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 4850 - Interdisciplinary Design Project II


    (3) Credit Hours

    Second semester of the capstone interdisciplinary group design project in which students use their discipline-based knowledge in an interdisciplinary environment. Completion of the detailed and final design phases of the engineering project initiated in ENCE/ENEE/ENME/CPEN 3850 including building a model, testing, evaluation, and reporting the design result. Projects require students to illustrate their discipline knowledge in an interdisciplinary environment. Specific discipline aspects of the project are supported by representative faculty acting as technical advisors. Oral and written presentation of progress and results. Ethics and professional responsibility and the global and societal impact of engineering decisions are covered. Fall and spring semesters. Lecture 1 hour, project 4 hours. Prerequisite: ENCE/ENEE/ENME/CPEN 3850 with a minimum grade of C; must have been taken in the immediately preceding semester or department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. May be registered as ENCE 4850, ENEE 4850 or CPEN 4850. Credit allowed in only one of the four courses. 
  
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    ENME 4995r - Departmental Thesis


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    Requires University Honors approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 4997r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Prerequisites: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 4998r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration. Every semester. Prerequisites: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Differential course fee will be assessed. 
  
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    ENME 4999r - Group Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. Department may have additional prerequisite requirements. Differential course fee will be assessed. 

Military Science

  
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    MILS 1040 - Foundations of Officership


    (2) Credit Hours

    Discusses organization and role of the Army. Emphasizes basic life skills pertaining to fitness and communication. Analyzes Army values and expected ethical behavior. Adventure training skills lab introduces land navigation, rifle marksmanship, mountaineering, and optional field-training exercises.
  
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    MILS 1060 - Basic Leadership


    (2) Credit Hours

    Develops basic skills that underline effective problem solving. Examines factors that influence leader and group effectiveness. Emphasizes communication skills to include active-listening and feedback techniques. Adventure training skills lab introduces land navigation, rifle marksmanship, mountaineering, and optional field-training exercises.
  
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    MILS 1080r - Army ROTC Fitness Program


    (1) Credit Hours

    Develops individual muscular strength, muscular endurance, and cardio-respiratory endurance. Classes are divided into groups based on ability and exercises are geared toward personal improvement. Primary evaluation is the Army Physical Fitness Test which consists of pushups, sit-ups and a two-mile run. May be repeated. Maximum 8 hours.
  
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    MILS 1999r - Special Projects


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Individual or group projects. On demand. Prerequisites: department head approval. 
  
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    MILS 2040 - Innovative Team Leadership


    (3) Credit Hours

    Develops knowledge of self, self-confidence, and individual leadership skills. Concentrates on problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Emphasizes communication skills such as feedback and conflict resolution. Adventure training skills lab introduces land navigation, rifle marksmanship, mountaineering and optional field training exercises.
  
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    MILS 2060 - Foundations of Tactical Leadership


    (3) Credit Hours

    Focuses on self-development through understanding of self and group processes. Examines leadership through group projects and historical case studies. Adventure training skills lab introduces land navigation, rifle marksmanship, mountaineering, and optional field training exercises.
  
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    MILS 2110 - Leader’s Training Course


    (0) Credit Hours

    A 28-day leadership practicum at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Familiarizes students with Army physical fitness, land navigation, rifle marksmanship, and military problem-solving/decision-making.
  
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    MILS 3040 - Adaptive Team Leadership


    (4) Credit Hours

    Examines the basic skills that underline effective problem solving. Analyzes the role of Army officers played in the transition of the Army from Vietnam to the 21st century. Instruction on analyzing and planning military operations. Emphasis on small unit tactics with a concentration on squad battle drills. Lab practicum concentrates on competency in land navigation, rifle marksmanship, and small unit operations. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 1 hour. Prerequisites: MILS 1040, MILS 1060, MILS 2040 and MILS 2060 with minimum grades of C and 2.00 cumulative GPA, or department head approval. 
  
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    MILS 3060 - Leadership in Changing Environments


    (4) Credit Hours

    Probes leader responsibilities that foster an ethical command climate. Applies principles of effective writing and oral communication. Builds on previous instruction to further develop leadership competencies. Lab practicum concentrates on preparation for Military Science and Leadership 4000 National Advanced Leaders Camp. Emphasis on land navigation, rifle marksmanship, and small unit operations. Prerequisites: MILS 3040, or department head approval. 
  
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    MILS 3080 - Military History


    (3) Credit Hours

    Primary emphasis on 21st-century warfare. Examines critical thinking in the study of military history and the relevance of military history to the modern day professional soldier. Provides framework for lifetime study of military history.
 

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