Mar 04, 2021  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Courses


 

Accounting

  
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    ACC 5000r - Special Topics in Accounting


    (1-3) Credit Hours

    Study of selected topics in Business Administration. Standard letter grade.  Restricted to MBA and MACC majors. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5010 - Advanced Accounting


    (3) Credit Hours

    Theory of business combinations and preparation of consolidated financial statements; accounting for foreign currency translations, and partnerships. Grade of C or better in intermediate accounting required, equivalent to UTC ACC 3000 and ACC 3010. Students having taken an advanced accounting course at the undergraduate level are not eligible for credit in this course. Standard letter grade. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5070 - Governmental Accounting


    3 Credit Hours

    Accounting systems of institutions and various governmental units. Fund transactions, revenues and expenditures, appropriations, and form and content reports. Grade of C or better in intermediate accounting required, equivalent to UTC ACC 3000. Students having taken a governmental accounting course at the undergraduate level are not eligible for credit in this course. Standard letter grade. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    ACC 5110 - Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships


    3 Credit Hours

    Fundamentals of federal income tax laws covering the formation, liquidation and reorganization of corporations and partnerships. Emphasis is placed on the federal income tax laws as they relate to both the entity and the owner. Grade of C or better in intermediate accounting and federal income tax required, equivalent to UTC ACC 3010 and ACC 3070. Students having taken a taxation of corporations and partnerships course at the undergraduate level are not eligible for credit in this course. Standard letter grade. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5310 - Advanced Managerial Accounting and Control


    (3) Credit Hours

    A discussion of accounting data in managerial decisions. Decision models include those dealing with pricing, product combinations, and capital budgeting. Also issues such as transfer pricing and performance evaluations are covered. Grade of C or better in course work in managerial accounting required, equivalent to UTC ACC 3050. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.

     

     

  
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    ACC 5310L - Advanced Managerial Accounting Lab


    (1) Credit Hours

    Laboratory applications to support and enhance the topics covered in Accounting 5310. Differential course fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5320 - Income Taxation and Business Decisions


    (3) Credit Hours

    Practices and guidelines which underlie the determination and timing of the tax liabilities of businesses, with particular emphasis on the different types of business entities and on employee compensation and benefits. Practices and guidelines which underlie the determination and timing of the tax liabilities of businesses, with particular emphasis on the different types of business entities and on employee compensation and benefits. Credit not allowed toward master of accountancy degree. Prerequisite: ACC 5720 or department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5360 - Advanced Accounting Information System


    (3) Credit Hours

    Analysis, design and implementation of computer-based accounting information systems as used for planning, control and evaluation of business functional activities. Includes accounting information cycles. Grade of C or better in course work in accounting information systems required, equivalent to UTC ACC 4080. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5380 - Current Topics in Accounting


    (3) Credit Hours

    Examination of current topics in financial accounting, managerial accounting, capital budgeting, and nonprofit accounting emphasizing the role of accounting reports as an information source to managers and financial markets. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5420 - Tax Research and Advanced Tax Topics


    (3) Credit Hours

    Tax planning for businesses, employees or owners with additional emphasis in researching tax law to aid in the planning process. Grade of C or better in course work equivalent to UTC ACC 3070.  Differential course fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5420L - Tax Research and Advanced Tax Topics Lab


    (1) Credit Hours

    Laboratory applications to support and enhance the topics covered in Accounting 5420. Differential course fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5470 - Financial Accounting Theory and Issues


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course provides to the student the knowledge to understand the concepts used in the preparation of the statement of income, the statement of financial position, and the statement of cash flows and an examination of contemporary topics. Grade of C or better in course work in intermediate financial accounting required, equivalent to UTC ACC 3000, ACC 3010 and ACC 3020. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5470L - Financial Accounting Theory and Issues Lab


    (1) Credit Hours

    Laboratory applications to support and enhance the topics covered in Accounting 5470. Differential course fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5520 - Advanced Auditing


    (3) Credit Hours

    The course involves an in-depth analysis of advanced topics with special attention given to the expanded body of professional standards. Application of theoretical concepts to complex and emerging problems in auditing. Grade of C or better in course work in auditing required, equivalent to UTC ACC 4050. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5520L - Advanced Auditing Lab


    (1) Credit Hours

    Laboratory applications to support and enhance the topics covered in Accounting 5520. Differential course fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5521 - Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of the various techniques for preventing, detecting, investigating and resolving occupational fraud, including fraudulent financial reporting and misappropriation of assets. Prerequisite:Completion of Auditing course equivalent to ACC 4050  or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5720 - Foundations of Accounting


    (3) Credit Hours

    The objective of the course is to provide students with a thorough exposure to the basic issues of financial and managerial accounting. This course provides to the students the knowledge to understand the concepts used in the preparation of the statement of income, the statement of financial position, and the statement of cash flows and a survey of contemporary financial and managerial topics that might affect the use of financial information information. Every semester. Credit not allowed toward the degree in both ACC 5720 and EMBA 6020. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5850 - Managerial Accounting


    (3) Credit Hours

    The purpose of this course is to introduce the MBA student to the latest theory and application of the accounting function to the decision-making and control function in a modern organization. The course will be structured around a framework based on opportunity cost analysis and modern organizational theory. Every semester. Prerequisite: ACC 5720 with a grade of C or better or department head approval. Credit not allowed in both ACC 5850 and EMBA 6100. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5855 - Accounting for Managers


    (3) Credit Hours

    The purpose of this course is to provide students with a thorough exposure to the basic elements of financial and managerial accounting from a manager’s perspective. Emphasis is placed on the application of accounting information both from an external user’s perspective and for internal decision making. Contemporary topics that might affect the use of accounting information are surveyed, including in depth discussion of current events in business and financial news.  The course draws upon the collective business experiences of the participants during classroom discussions that demonstrate the application of key concepts. Successful completion of online background module in accounting or academic advisor approval based on academic record is required. Restricted to MBA majors. Credit not allowed for both ACC 5855 and PMBA 5855. Differential course fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5890 - Accounting Policy


    (3) Credit Hours

    The course covers the functions of accounting and requires the integration of subject matter studied in the other core courses in managerial and financial accounting, systems, auditing and taxation. The student must demonstrate his/her ability to recognize analyze and solve accounting policy problems. Fall and spring semesters. Must be taken in either last or next to the last semester prior to graduation. Students must have earned grades of C or better in all M.Acc. core courses taken at point of enrollment of the class. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5891 - Professional Accounting Certification I


    (1) Credit Hours

    Examination of accounting standards and procedures required for professional accounting certification.  Graded S/NC. Prerequisites:  Enrollment in an MAcc program and nine hours of MAcc required or elective graduate accounting courses.  Differential course fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5892 - Professional Accounting Certification II


    (2) Credit Hours

    Examination of accounting standards and procedures required for professional accounting certification.  Graded S/NC. Prerequisites:  Enrollment in an MAcc program and nine hours of MAcc required or elective graduate accounting courses.  Differential course fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5997r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Designed to enable students to study selected topics in depth. Requires written outline of work to be done, a statement describing the competencies to be developed and the method of assessment to be used in evaluation. Prerequisites: approval of adviser, faculty member, and department head. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ACC 5998r - Research


    (3) Credit Hours

    Designed to enable students to conduct independent research. Prerequisites: admission to candidacy and approval of adviser, faculty member, and department head. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.

     

     


Anthropology

  
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    ANTH 5010r - Special Topics in Anthropology


    (3) Credit Hours

    Graduate level course stressing research in a special area, such as industrial archaeology, linguistics, cultural variations, etc. Prerequisite: appropriate undergraduate courses or department head approval.
     
  
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    ANTH 5100 - Medical Anthropology; Medicine and Disease: A Cross-Cultural Perspective


    (3) Credit Hours


    This course examines cultural, social, psychological, and biological aspects of the definitions, causes, symptoms, and treatment of illness and disease. Students will examine health delivery systems in a comparative format to better understand the role of institutions in defining medicine and health.

Art

  
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    ART 5010r - Special Topics in Art


    (3) Credit Hours

    Study of special topics and recent developments in the area of Art.
     

Biology

Biology

  
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    BIOL 5000 - General Biology for Teachers


    (3-4) Credit Hours

    An in-depth review of general biology primarily for junior high school and high school teachers. Designed to give a depth of understanding and experience with the principles and underlying content of biology. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    BIOL 5010 - Current Issues in Biology


    (3) Credit Hours

    Recent developments in different areas of biology are discussed. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    BIOL 5080 - Limnology and Reservoir Ecology


    (3) Credit Hours

    Chemical, physical, and biological processes in lake and reservoir systems (nutrient budgets and cycling, hydrodynamics, phytoplankton/ zooplankton/benthic dynamics, and physical similarities and differences in lakes and reservoirs). Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: approval of Department Head. Corequisite: BIOL 5080L. May be registered as ESC 5080. Credit not allowed in both BIOL 5080 and ESC 5080. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
  
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    BIOL 5080L - Limnology and Reservoir Ecology Laboratory


    0 Credit Hours

    Laboratory experience to support and enhance topics covered in ESC 5060. Laboratory 2 hours. Prerequisite: approval of Department Head. Corequisite: ESC 5080. May be registered as ESC 5080. Credit not allowed in both BIOL 5080 and ESC 5080. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    BIOL 5160 - Biogeography


    (3) Credit Hours

    A study of the distribution of plants and animals from a climatic and historical perspective. Prerequisite: Department Head approval.
     
  
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    BIOL 5200L - Advanced Topics in Physiology Laboratory


    0 Credit Hours

    Laboratory experience to support and enhance topics covered in BIOL 5200. Corequisite: BIOL 5200. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    BIOL 5200r - Advanced Topics in Physiology


    (3-4) Credit Hours

    A study of selected topics in physiology. Topics will be selected from such areas as cellular physiology, photobiology, physiology of vertebrates and invertebrates, and neurophysiology. May be repeated when the topics differ. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    BIOL 5220 - Molecular Genetics


    (4) Credit Hours

    An in-depth analysis of fundamental cellular flow of information from DNA to RNA to protein. Emphasis is on how these processes have been harnessed in the laboratory resulting in technologies such as DNA cloning and sequencing, the polymerase chain reaction (PCR), genetic testing, gene therapy, genetic engineering and DNA forensics. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 2 hours. Prerequisites: approval of Department Head. Corequisite: BIOL 5200L. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    BIOL 5220L - Molecular Genetics Laboratory


    0 Credit Hours

    Laboratory experience to support and enhance topics covered in BIOL 5200. Laboratory 2 hours. Prerequisite: approval of Department Head. Corequisite: BIOL 5200. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    BIOL 5300L - Advanced Topics in Population Interaction Laboratory


    0 Credit Hours

    Laboratory experience to support and enhance topics covered in BIOL 5300. Corequisite BIOL 5300.
     
  
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    BIOL 5300r - Advanced Topics in Population Interaction


    (3-4) Credit Hours

    A study of selected topics of population interactions. Topics will be selected from such areas as population group properties, population age distributions properties, population regulation, dispersal and dispersion patterns, and energy transfer in living systems. May be repeated when the topics differ.
  
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    BIOL 5320 - Toxicology


    (3) Credit Hours

    Acute and chronic effects of toxic substances and residues on organisms. Environmental exposures and controls. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    BIOL 5320L - Toxicology Laboratory


    0 Credit Hours

    Laboratory experience to support and enhance topics covered in BIOL 5320. Corequisite: BIOL 5320. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    BIOL 5400L - Organismic Biology Laboratory


    0 Credit Hours

    Laboratory experience to support and enhance topics covered in BIOL 5400. Corequisite: BIOL 5400. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    BIOL 5400r - Organismic Biology (Advanced Topics)


    (3-4) Credit Hours

    A study of advanced topics in organismic biology concerning a specific plant or animal group. Such groups might include procaryota, fungi, angiosperms, protozoa, helminths, arthropods, or selected classes of vertebrates. May be repeated when the topics differ.
     
  
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    BIOL 5420 - Environmental Physiology


    (3) Credit Hours

    Effects of air pollutants, water pollutants, and general environmental factors such as heat, light, sound, stress and activity upon the functions of the human respiratory, nervous, blood and excretory systems. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    BIOL 5420L - Environmental Physiology Laboratory


    0 Credit Hours

    Laboratory experience to support and enhance topics covered in BIOL 5420. Corequisite: BIOL 5420. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    BIOL 5500L - Advanced Topics in Microbiology Laboratory


    0 Credit Hours

    Laboratory experience to support and enhance topics covered in BIOL 5500. Corequisite: BIOL 5500. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    BIOL 5500r - Advanced Topics in Microbiology


    (3-4) Credit Hours

    A study of selected topics in microbiology. Topics will be selected from such areas as structure and function of the procaryotic cell, food microbiology, industrial microbiology, soil microbiology, pathogenic microbiology, microbial metabolism, immunology, and virology. May be repeated when the topics differ. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    BIOL 5560 - Icththyology


    (4) Credit Hours

    The biology of fishes, with an emphasis on the functional morphology, systematics, evolution, diversity, distribution, and ecology of fishes. Laboratory includes identification of the diversity of regional fish faunas, as well as laboratory dissections and field trips. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisites: Department Head approval. Corequisite: BIOL 5560L. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
  
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    BIOL 5560L - Icththyology Laboratory


    0 Credit Hours

    Laboratory experience to support and enhance topics covered in BIOL 5560. Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: Department Head approval. Corequisite: BIOL 5560L. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
  
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    BIOL 5600L - Advanced Topics in Genetics and Development Laboratory


    0 Credit Hours

    Laboratory experience to support and enhance topics covered in BIOL 5600. Corequisite: BIOL 5600. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
  
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    BIOL 5600r - Advanced Topics in Genetics and Development


    (3-4) Credit Hours

    A study of selected topics in genetics and development. Areas of genetics from which topics might be selected include human, agricultural, developmental, microbial, molecular, population, and extrachromosomal inheritance. Areas of development from which topics will be selected include regeneration, cellular association, embryology of flowering plants, and control of basic processes of development. May be repeated when the topics differ. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    BIOL 5700r - Seminar


    (1) Credit Hours

    Presentation of programs of current biological interest by students, faculty, and visiting speakers. Each student will be required to present or take part in discussion of a topic each week. May be repeated. Maximum three hours credit towards degree.
     
  
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    BIOL 5800 - Special Problems


    (3-4) Credit Hours

    Individual special problems designed to offer the non-thesis student experience in research or to offer an opportunity for the thesis student to investigate problems not specifically associated with the thesis. Prerequisite: approval of instructor.
     
  
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    BIOL 5997r - Individual Studeies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Designed to enable students to study selected topics in depth.  Requires a written outline or work to be done, a statement describing the competencies to be developed and the method of assessment to be used in evaluation.  Credit hours allowed toward the degree may be limited.  Individual studies contract must be submitted at the time of registration.  Prerequisite: Approval of department head.
  
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    BIOL 5998r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Enables students to conduct independent research.  Credit hours allowed toward the degree may be limited.  Individual studies contract required at the time of registration.  Prerequisite:  Approval of department head.

Business Administration

  
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    BUS 5000 - Special Topics in Business Administration


    1-3 Credit Hours

    Study of selected topics in Business Administration. Standard letter grade.  Restricted to MBA and MACC majors. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    BUS 5610 - Seminar in Business Law


    3 Credit Hours

    This seminar explores selected topical issues in business law. Areas of coverage include the law of business organizations, securities regulation, international law, creditor/debtor relationships, liability of accountants, lender liability, as well as selected issues in contract and property law. Prerequisite: BUS 5730 or department head approval. Standard letter grade. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    BUS 5690 - Health Services Accounting and Finance


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course is designed to build upon basic finance theories, concepts, and tools by applying them to the health services sector. This course provides an introduction to the accounting systems used by health services providers to report their economic performance and financial position to external users. It also provides an introduction to the systems designed to collect and analyze information for internal decision making and control purposes. Students will gain an understanding of basic financial theories related to capital acquisition analysis and capital and debt formation. Prerequisites: ACC 5720 or department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    BUS 5730 - Legal Environment and Business Ethics


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course is intended to trace the historical foundations of business ethics and deeply examine the moral, legal, and economic perspectives that guide decision-making in this area. This course uses a case-based approach to help students understand the legal rules, regulations and processes that affect business decision-making as well as ethical implications of managerial decisions. Credit not allowed toward the degree in both BUS 5730 and EMBA 6030. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    BUS 5900r - Graduate Internship in Business


    (1) Credit Hours

    A supervised work experience designed to strengthenthe student’s technical competencies in the areas of accounting, finance, management, marketing or entrepreneurship as well as gain experience in the application of concepts in these areas in the real world. May be repeated. Maximum of 2 semester hours applied to degree requirements. Prerequisites: department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    BUS 5997r - Individual Studies


    1-9 Credit Hours

    Designed to enable students to study selected topics in depth. Requires a written outline or work to be done, a statement describing the competencies to be developed and the method of assessment to be used in evaluation. Credit hours allowed toward the degree may be limited. Individual studies contract must be submitted at the time of registration. Prerequisite: Approval of department head. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    BUS 5998r - Research


    1-9 Credit Hours

    Enables students to conduct independent research. Credit hours allowed toward the degree may be limited. Individual studies contract required at the time of registration. Prerequisite: Approval of department head. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    BUS 5999r - Thesis


    1-6 Credit Hours

    Master Thesis. Oral defense required. Maximum graded credit of six hours to be applied toward degree. Must register for course continuously until thesis is complete. Prerequisite: Approval of department head. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    BUS 7050 - Leadership in Complex Health Care Systems


    (3) Credit Hours

    Examines evidence-based concepts and theories to be an effective leader in complex health care systems. Credit not allowed in BUS 7050 and NURS 7050 and PMBA 7050. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    BUS 7060 - Health Care Policy and Economics


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course critically examines contextual factors that influence health policy development and leadership strategies essential in engaging in the political and policy-making process. Credit not allowed in BUS 7060 and NURS 7060 and PMBA 7060. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    BUS 7300 - Essentials of Health System Administration


    (3) Credit Hours

    This course explores corporate/administrative responsibility in healthcare administration to include communication and relationship management, leadership, knowledge, and application of business skills and knowledge in the healthcare environment. Credit not allowed in BUS 7300 and NURS 7300 and PMBA 7300. Differential Course Fee will be assessed. Business Graduate Course Fee will be assessed.

Chemical Engineering

  
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    ENCH 5260 - Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems


    (4) Credit Hours

    Theory, design, and operation of water and wastewater treatment systems. Unit operations and processes employed in the physical, chemical, and biological treatment of water and wastewater. Prerequisite: compentacy in course work equivalent to UTC’s ENME 3070, Fluid Mechanics. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCH 5280 - Air Pollution Control Systems


    (4) Credit Hours

    Emission control systems for industrial and power generating processes, stack sampling methods, air monitoring, dispersion of pollutants. The mechanics of particles suspended in the gaseous medium including particle motion, coagulation, and aerodynamic capture of particles. Social, economic, and political processes involved in pollution control. Prerequisite: ENGR 5340 or department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCH 5900r - Engineering Project


    (3) Credit Hours

    An in-depth study and formal report of an engineering topic, normally performed during the last term of work toward the degree. May be repeated; maximum of three hours of credit to be applied toward degree. Must register for course until project is completed. Prerequisite: department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCH 5910r - Special Topics in Engineering


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Selected advanced problems of current interest. Ordinarily, topics will cover those not available in other graduate courses. May be repeated. Application of more than four hours for degree credit requires prior approval of the Graduate Engineering Committee. Prerequisite: department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCH 5920r - Graduate Internship in Engineering


    (1) Credit Hours

    Supervised professional experience in industry at the graduate level. This course provides the structure and focus for a graduate intern field assignment, ensuring that the internship experience is appropriate and consistent with the student�s course of study and professional development. May be repeated. Maximum of three hours applied to degree. Prerequisites: sponsorship by a member of the engineering graduate faculty and approval of the Engineering Graduate Coordinator. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCH 5997r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Designed to enable students to study selected topics in depth. Requires a written outline or work to be done, a statement describing the competencies to be developed and the method of assessment to be used in evaluation.  Credit hours allowed toward the degree may be limited. Individual studies contract must be submitted at the time of registration. Prerequisite: department head approval  Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCH 5998r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Enables students to conduct independent research. Credit hours allowed toward the degree may be limited. Individual studies contract required at the time of registration. Prerequisite: department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCH 5999r - Thesis


    (1-6) Credit Hours

    The development of a project of thesis magnitude and quality. Departmental and library copies of thesis required. Oral defense required. Six hours of credit required. May be repeated; maximum of six hours of credit to be applied toward degree. Maximum of six hours of graded credit. Must register for course until project is completed. Prerequisite: approval of Graduate Engineering Committee. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCH 7997r - Individual Studies


    1-9 Credit Hours

    Designed to enable students to study selected topics in depth. Requires a written outline or work to be done, a statement describing the competencies to be developed and the method of assessment to be used in evaluation.  Credit hours allowed toward the degree may be limited. Individual studies contract must be submitted at the time of registration. Prerequisite: department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCH 7998r - Doctoral Research


    1-9 Credit Hours

    Enables students to conduct independent research. Credit hours allowed toward the degree may be limited. Individual studies contract required at the time of registration. Prerequisite: department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCH 7999r - Dissertation


    1-12 Credit Hours

    Doctoral research. Preparation and defense of doctoral dissertation. Graded SP/NP. Prerequisite: department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.

Civil Engineering

  
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    ENCE 5031 - Advanced Strength and Applied Stress Analysis


    3 Credit Hours

    Analysis of stress, strain-stress relations, two-dimensional problems in elasticity, material failure, bending, torsion, axisysmmetrically loaded members, beams on elastic foundations, plastic behavior of materials, numerical techniques. Student must have a background in the mechanics of materials. Prerequisite: approval of department head. Standard letter grade. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 5420 - Finite Element Analysis


    (4) Credit Hours

    An introduction to the finite element method; typical topics: structural analysis, structural dynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics; use of typical large-scale computer programs; innovative design and analysis; modeling techniques; geometric or material nonlinear analysis. Prerequisites: competencies optained in course work equivalent to UTC’s ENEE 2250, Engineering Programming; MATH 2450, Introduction to Differential and Difference Equations; and MATH 2550, Multivariable Calculus; or department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 5600 - Statically Indeterminate Structures


    (4) Credit Hours

    Deflections of bending and axial members; analysis by force methods and by slope-deflection. Methods of successive approximations and numerical procedures for the solution of complex beams and columns; moments and deflections of beams on elastic or plastic supports; buckling strength of columns; influence lines. Prerequisite: department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 5640 - Advanced Structural Analysis and Design


    (4) Credit Hours

    Advanced topics in structural engineering will be presented. Typical topics are: bending and buckling of plates and shells; non-linear analysis of cables; analysis and design of such structures as thin concrete shells, pressure vessels, cable roof structures, machined and cast mechanical elements. Prerequisite: department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 5660 - Advanced Civil Engineering Materials


    3 Credit Hours

    Physical and mechanical properties of materials used in construction. Behavior of materials in relation to structures under load. Testing standards for aggregates, cements, concrete, asphalt binders, asphalt concrete, metals and wood. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 5670 - Advanced Pavement Design


    3 Credit Hours

    History of pavements. Pavement materials characterization (soil, aggregates, asphalt and concrete). Pavement traffic loading. Design and analysis of flexible and rigid pavements. And an overview of pavement economic analysis. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 5680 - Infrastructure Systems Analysis and Design


    3 Credit Hours

    This course reviews the status of civil infrastructure and analytical methods, tools, data, technologies, policies and economic/financial frameworks for managing infrastructure systems and facilities as assets. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 5700 - Advanced Statistics and Design of Experiments


    (3) Credit Hours

    Techniques and practices necessary for accomplishing repeatable and high-quality experimental results. The notions of data collection, estimation, hypothesis testing, and regression analysis for the purpose of comparing treatment and making decisions are reviewed. Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) as well as two-and multi-factor and chi square experimental designs are introduced and applications visited. Design of Experiments (DOE), including design concepts, procedures, and documentation requirements are stressed throughout the course. A project culminates the course, requiring application of topics within the DOE context. A statistical package is utilized throughout the course as both a teaching tool and a learning device. Prerequisite: department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 5900r - Engineering Project


    (3) Credit Hours

    An in-depth study and formal report of an engineering topic, normally performed during the last term of work toward the degree. May be repeated; maximum of three hours of credit to be applied toward degree. Must register for course until project is completed. Prerequisite: department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 5910r - Special Topics in Engineering


    (1-4) Credit Hours

    Selected advanced problems of current interest. Ordinarily, topics will cover those not available in other graduate courses. May be repeated. Application of more than four hours for degree credit requires prior approval of the Graduate Engineering Committee. Prerequisite: department head approval  Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 5920r - Graduate Internship in Engineering


    (1) Credit Hours

    Supervised professional experience in industry at the graduate level. This course provides the structure and focus for a graduate intern field assignment, ensuring that the internship experience is appropriate and consistent with the student�s course of study and professional development. May be repeated. Maximum of three hours applied to degree. Prerequisites: sponsorship by a member of the engineering graduate faculty and approval of the Engineering Graduate Coordinator. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 5997r - Individual Studies


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Designed to enable students to study selected topics in depth. Requires a written outline or work to be done, a statement describing the competencies to be developed and the method of assessment to be used in evaluation. Credit hours allowed toward the degree may be limited. Individual studies contract must be submitted at the time of registration. Prerequisite: department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 5998r - Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Enables students to conduct independent research. Credit hours allowed toward the degree may be limited. Individual studies contract required at the time of registration. Prerequisite: department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 5999r - Thesis


    (1-6) Credit Hours

    The development of a project of thesis magnitude and quality. Departmental and library copies of thesis required. Oral defense required. Six hours of credit required. May be repeated; maximum of six hours of credit to be applied toward degree. Maximum of six hours of graded credit. Must register for course until project is completed. Prerequisite: approval of Graduate Engineering Committee. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 7950r - Doctoral Research


    (1-9) Credit Hours

    Doctoral research. Graded SP/NP.  Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 7997r - Individual Studies


    1-9 Credit Hours

    Designed to enable students to study selected topics in depth. Requires a written outline or work to be done, a statement describing the competencies to be developed and the method of assessment to be used in evaluation.  Credit hours allowed toward the degree may be limited. Individual studies contract must be submitted at the time of registration. Prerequisite: department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 7998r - Doctoral Research


    1-9 Credit Hours

    Enables students to conduct independent research. Credit hours allowed toward the degree may be limited. Individual studies contract required at the time of registration. Prerequisite:  department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    ENCE 7999r - Dissertation


    1-12 Credit Hours

    Doctoral research. Preparation and defense of doctoral dissertation. Graded SP/NP. Prerequisite: department head approval. Differential Course Fee will be assessed

Communication

  
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    COMM 5100 - Public Communication and Environmental Issues


    (3) Credit Hours

    Graduate seminar concerning environmental policy, information, and education, environmental reporting, and environmental public relations. Also discusses risk communication and the multiracial environmental justice movement. On demand. Prerequisite: Graduate student standing. Completion of undergraduate natural science/lab requirements, or department head approval.
     

Computer Science

  
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    CPSC 5000 - Fundamentals of Computer Science


    (3) Credit Hours

    A foundation course presenting the material covered in Fundamentals of Computer Science I (1100) and Data Structures and Program Design (1110) at an accelerated rate. Graded S/NC. Prerequisites: MATH 1910/1911 and 1920/1921, or equivalents. Credit not applied to M.S. Computer Science degree. Differential Course Fee will be assessed
  
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    CPSC 5010 - Structuring Programs and Data


    (3) Credit Hours

    A foundation course presenting the material covered in Data Structures (3200) and Software Design and Development (2100) at an accelerated rate. Graded S/NC. Prerequisites: CPSC 5000 and MATH 3030 or equivalents. Credit not applied to M.S. Computer Science degree. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    CPSC 5020 - Computing Systems


    (3) Credit Hours

    A foundation course presenting the material covered in Digital Logic and Introduction to Computer Hardware (3700) and Introduction to Operating Systems (2800) at an accelerated rate. Graded S/NC. Prerequisite: CPSC 5000 or equivalent. Credit not applied to M.S. Computer Science degree. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
  
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    CPSC 5030 - Systems Programming


    (3) Credit Hours

    A foundation course presenting the material covered in Computer System Organization and Assembly language Programming (3710) and Systems Programming (3850) at an accelerated rate. Graded S/NC. Prerequisite: CPSC 5020 or equivalent. Credit not applied to M.S. Computer Science degree. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.
     
  
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    CPSC 5100 - Theory of Computer Programming Languages


    (3) Credit Hours

    Theory and design of computer language systems including the formal theory of syntax, semantics of algorithmic languages, language classification, and a survey of procedure and problem oriented computer programming languages. Prerequisite: CPSC 5000 or placement, or department head approval. Standard letter grade. Differential Course Fee will be assessed
 

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