Sep 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Electrical Engineering

  
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    EENG 0493F - Communication Theory


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Signal analysis, Random signals, Matched receivers; Analog communication; AM, FM; Digital communication; Multiplexing; Information theory, and applications;

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0323 , EENG 0324 , senior standing or permission of instructor.
    Corequisite(s): EENG 0493G 
  
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    EENG 0493G - Communication Lab


    Credits: 1
    Semester: 1st Semester
    Lecture: 0
    Lab: 1

    This laboratory provides experiments involving communication circuits and systems that are covered in

  
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    EENG 0493H - Wireless Communications


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    This course covers fundamental theory and design of high capacity wireless communication systems. Topics include trunking, propagation, frequency reuse, modulation, coding, and equalization. Emerging cellular and PCS systems are analyzed.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0324 , EENG 0493E , EENG 493F, senior standing or permission of instructor.
  
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    EENG 0493J - Mathematical Optimization for Engineers


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Optimization is central to any problem involving decision making, whether in engineering or in economics. Optimization theory and methods deal with selecting the best alternative in the sense of the given objective function. While the mathematics of optimization has been studied for about a century, several related recent developments have stimulated new interest in the field. in this course, the topics of unconstrained optimization, linear programming, quadratic programming and convex optimization including semidefinite programming will be covered.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 0307  and EENG 0493M 
  
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    EENG 0493M - Matrix and Linear Algebra


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    As the mathematical discipline for studying the vector space and linear transformation, linear algebra forms the basis for much of modern mathematics ? theoretical, applied, and computational. in particular, linear algebra plays an important role in electrical engineering. in this course, the topics of matrix algebra, vector spaces, linear transformation, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and their applications in solving the systems of differential equations will be covered. The

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 0208  and MATH 0307 .
  
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    EENG 0493P - Mathematical Modeling and Simulation


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    A mathematical model is an abstract model that uses mathematical language to describe the behavior of a system, and mathematical modeling is the link between mathematics and the rest of the world. The methods of mathematical modeling and simulation are used widely in sciences and engineering disciplines. in this course, the topics of dynamic models, probability models, optimization models and the simulation of dynamic models will be covered.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 0307  and EENG 0493M 
  
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    EENG 0521 - Complex Analysis for Electrical Engineering


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Introduction to basic formulas and procedures of complex analysis for one variable with emphasis on the applications of complex variables in electrical engineering. Topics include complex numbers, analytic functions and series representations for analytic functions, complex integration including contour integrals and Cauchy integral theorem, residue theory, conformal mapping and complex potential and particularly their applications in electrostatics.

    Prerequisite(s): Graduate Student; MATH 0209 
  
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    EENG 0522 - Systems Analysis


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd d Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    The linear graph and matrix approach to general linear systems having wo-terminal and multi terminal components. State variable formulations.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0431  or Permission of Instructor.
  
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    EENG 0537 - Random Variables and Stochastic Processes


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Events, probability and random variables; Distribution functions; Density functions; Correlation functions; Spectral density; Linear system analysis; Markov chains; Gaussian and Poisson processes; Stochastic processes; applications.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0323 , EENG 0324  or Permission of Instructor.
  
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    EENG 0538 - Communication Theory


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Signal analysis, Random signals, Matched receivers; Analog communication; AM, FM; Digital communication; Multiplexing; Information theory, and applications;

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0323 . EENG 0324 
    Corequisite(s): EENG 0538L 
  
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    EENG 0538L - Communication Lab


    Credits: 1
    Semester: 1st Semester
    Lecture: 0
    Lab: 1

    This laboratory provides experiments involving communication circuits and systems that are covered in EENG 0538 - Communication Theory .

    Corequisite(s): EENG 0538 .
  
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    EENG 0539 - Wireless Communications


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    This course covers fundamental theory and design of high capacity wireless communication systems. Topics include trunking, propagation, frequency reuse, modulation, coding, and equalization. Emerging cellular and PCS systems are analyzed.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0324 , EENG 0537 , EENG 0538 .
  
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    EENG 0540 - Power System Analysis


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Balanced Power Systems at Steady state conditions. Transmission line calculations; Systems analysis using bus admittance and impedance matrices. Power-flow analysis, Economic operation.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0423  or Permission of Instructor.
  
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    EENG 0541 - Power Systems Protection and Stability


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Unbalanced power systems at steady state conditions. Fault analysis, power transfer and system stability; Insulations. Protective systems; Relay coordination.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0423  or Permission of Instructor.
  
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    EENG 0542 - Renewable Energy


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Overview and introduction to most significant renewable energy resources and technologies such as solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, Hydroelectric, and Fuel cell. Course participants will be able to recognize, understand and evaluate the different renewable energy resources available today and in the future. The main topics will include: fundamentals of energy generation and conversion, basic analysis and calculations regarding energy generation, conversion and efficiency, operational consideration, emerging trends, environmental impact, and economic issues. in addition, energy storage techniques such as batteries, ultracapacitor, flywheel, distributed generation and interconnection issues are also discussed.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0423 .
  
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    EENG 0546 - Power System Planning


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Design and layout of generation stations, switch yards and transmission lines.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of Instructor.
  
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    EENG 0558 - Rf Transmitter & Receiver Design


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    RF electronic circuits, analysis and design; Oscillators; Amplifiers; Coupling circuits; Mixers; IF Amplifiers; Demodulators; Microwave Systems, and multiplexing .

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0330  and EENG 0334 .
  
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    EENG 0560 - Electrical Properties of Materials


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Crystal structure; Bravais lattice, energy bands; Metals, Nonmetals, conduction processes, effective mass, scattering mechanisms, continuity equation and junction theory; Field- material interaction, dielectric losses, magnetic permeability; Energy converting properties of solids.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0413 , PHYS 0402  or Permission of Instructor.
  
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    EENG 0562 - Principles of Sonar


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semesters.
    Lecture: 3
    Basic concepts of sonar systems including: acoustic propagation, transducers and projectors, target strength, reverberation, beam-steering, beam-forming, beam-patterns, synthetic aperture sonar.

    Prerequisite(s): Graduate Student; Math 0209.
  
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    EENG 0563 - Introduction to Optics


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Introduction to the fundamental principles and components of optics including Electromagnetic wave theory- Maxwell’s equations, planes waves, energy and power flow. Topics include geometrical optics with applications to optical systems, optical fibers and resonators. Quantum theory of light and quantum electronics, lightwave fundamentals, integrated optics and optical fiber waveguides, optical sources and amplifiers, optical fiber channels, light detectors, modulation, and noise. Wave propagation in layered media with applications to lasers and communication systems.

    Prerequisite(s): Graduate Student; MATH 0209 .
  
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    EENG 0568 - Microwave Measurements


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester
    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0334  or Permission of Instructor.
  
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    EENG 0570 - Electromagnetic Theory


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Static electric fields, Static magnetic fields, Boundary conditions; Boundary value problems, Laplace equation; Maxwell’s equations; Plane waves; wave guides; Cavities; special topics; Cavities, plasmas.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0334  or Permission of Instructor.
  
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    EENG 0572 - Antennas and Propagation


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Introduction; Typical Antenna concepts, gain, directivity, radiation pattern; Wave polarization, Pointing vector; Sources, point source, dipoles, loops, isotropic source and radiated fields; Antenna array, loop and helical antennas; Parabolic reflector antennas.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0334  or Permission of Instructor.
  
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    EENG 0574 - Advanced Electronics


    Credits: 3
    Semester: Summer.
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Nonlinear electronic systems, advanced analysis and design techniques, applications, wave shaping; switching comparators, bistable systems; oscillators; modulation processes, Signal processing; noise reduction and communication systems.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0330  or Permission of Instructor.
  
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    EENG 0578 - Electronic Device Design and Fabrication


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Monolithic IC technology; Bipolar and MOSFET processes and structures; Layout design, fabrication, applications.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0413  or Permission of Instructor.
  
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    EENG 0579 - Digital Control


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Introduction to analysis and design of discrete data control systems using frequency domain techniques. Real- time digital filtering techniques and application of digital computers in closed loop feedback systems. Project included.

    Prerequisite(s): Graduate Student; EENG 0431 .
  
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    EENG 0580 - Advanced Control Theory


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Classical techniques; State variables; Optimization; Deterministic and Stochastic systems; Noise measurement and filtering; Simulation; Introduction to game theory.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0431  or Permission of instructor.
  
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    EENG 0584 - Advanced Digital Design


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Advanced design of digital logic circuits. Topics include: gate and flip-flop level design using standard integrated circuit chips, programmable logic array design, system level design using a hardware description language (VHDL), computer aided design tools used to create and verify designs, fault diagnosis and testing.

  
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    EENG 0585 - Vlsi Design


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester
    Introduction to VLSI layout. The switch and the inverter. Logic design. Stick diagrams. Design-fabrication interface. Delay and power calculations. Memory systems, Static RAM, Dynamic RAM, ROMs. Structured design and Test.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0413 .
  
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    EENG 0586 - Cmos Integrated Circuits


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    MOS Transistor Models. Feedback and sensitivity in Analog Integrated Circuits. Operational Amplifier Design. Continuous-Time and Sampled-Data Active Filters. D/A and A/D converters. Low-power, low-voltage analog integrated circuits.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0413 , EENG 0413L 
  
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    EENG 0587 - Power Electronics


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Polyphase power rectifiers and inverters. Solid-state drivers for rotating machines. Characteristics of high- power solid-state components. Design of switching power supplies.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0423 , EENG 0423L , EENG 0330 . EENG 0330L 
  
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    EENG 0590 - Special Topics


    Credits: 1-4
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semester
    Topics of special interest of the faculty and the students. Offered by specific Course Reference Numbers and title.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of Instructor.
  
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    EENG 0590J - Advanced Solid State Devices


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Review of Si and GaAs devices, fabrication processes, analysis of P-N junctions, heterojunctions and metal-semiconductor contacts, bipolar transistors, field effect transistors, power device structures and microwave diodes.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0413  or Permission of Instructor
  
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    EENG 0590L - Semiconductor Measurements


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3

    Chemical and physical characterization techniques; electrical measurement techniques; measurement of resistivity, carrier concentration, lifetimes, junction and contact parameters, MOS characteristics, deep-level states.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0413  or Permission of Instructor.
  
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    EENG 0590P - Advanced Vlsi Design


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester
    State of the art of CMOS technology. Arithmetic building blocks including adders, multipliers, and shifters. Designing memory and array structures, logic and system optimization. Timing issues, interconnect, signal integrity, power distribution and consumption.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0585 
  
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    EENG 0592 - Engineering Project Management


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Management of engineering decision-making processes and practices. Introduction of methods for organizing, coordinating, and controlling resources to minimize risk and conflict to maintain budgets and schedules. Evaluation of competing alternatives, organization of the project, scheduling and allocation of tasks and resources, and the role of management over time. Monitoring, controlling, evaluating and terminating the project.

    Prerequisite(s): Graduate Student; MATH 0209 .
  
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    EENG 0594 - Engineering Economics Analysis


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Introduce fundamental concepts in finance and their application with emphasis on how to evaluate investment and financing opportunities in a corporation. Examine investments, capital structure choice, financial models, and issues in corporate control.

    Prerequisite(s): Graduate Student; MATH 0209 .
  
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    EENG 0595 - Reliability and Maintainability


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Introduction to the reliability analysis of components, reliability and risk analysis of the systems, with a necessary introduction of the relevant knowledge about probability and statistical analysis. Topics cover the fundamentals of probability and statistics relevant to reliability analysis, including hypothesis testing, confidence interval, regression analysis and Bayesian methods, the reliability analysis of components, reliability and risk analysis of the systems.

    Prerequisite(s): Graduate Student; EENG 0493E  or EENG 0537 .
  
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    EENG 0596 - Computer Software Systems Engineering


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Introduction to requirements, specification, design, implementation, testing, and verification of large software systems. Study and use of software engineering methodologies include project planning and management, development tools, database design, software architecture/top- level design, user interface design, implementation, independent and formal testing, and team programming.

    Prerequisite(s): Graduate Student; C++ and/or Java Programming.
  
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    EENG 0599 - Advanced Digital Signal Processing


    Credits: 3
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Theory and application of signal processing concepts using digital techniques, difference equations, Z- transform theory, digital-filter design, discrete-time signals and systems with a emphasis on the frequency domain design. Examine the description of digital filtering and discrete spectrum analysis, and the relationship to analog signal processing, fast Fourier transform, quantization effects, and discrete estimation., Applications in digital filtering, signal processing, data analysis and smoothing, image processing, data compression, computer vision, pattern recognition and VLSI based DSP design.

    Prerequisite(s): Graduate Student; MATH 0209 .
  
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    EENG 0642 - Transient Phenomena in Power Systems


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 0

    Phenomenon of Electrical transients, Laplace transform and Duhamel’s Integral. Switching transients, Electromagnetic shielding. Modeling of devices under transient conditions. Transient network analyzer, Electromagnetic Transient Program (EMTP). Protection of systems and equipment against transient over voltages.

    Prerequisite(s): EENG 0540  or Permission of Instructor.
  
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    EENG 0690 - Projects


    Credits: 1-4
    Semester: Graduate projects
  
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    EENG 0700 - Thesis


    Credits: 6
  
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    EENG 0752 - Continuous Registration


    Credits: 0
  
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    EENG 0754 - Candidate for Degree Only


    Credits: 0

English

  
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    ENGL H101 - English Composition-Honors I


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    An honors section of ENGL 0101  designed for students with high aptitudes in English. Placement determined by department.

  
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    ENGL H102 - English Composition II-Honors


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    An honors section of ENGL 0102  designed for students with high aptitudes in English.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL H101  or permission of instructor.
  
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    ENGL 0101 - English Composition I


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semesters., Summer.
    Lecture: 3
    An introductory composition course focusing on the essentials of effective writing and emphasizing the expository essay. The course provides instruction and practice in writing clear, coherent, well- developed essays using a variety of rhetorical strategies.

  
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    ENGL 0102 - English Composition II


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semesters., Summer.
    Lecture: 3
    A continuation of ENGL 0101  emphasizing persuasion, critical analysis of literature of various genres, library and Internet research techniques, and the research paper.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0101 .
  
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    ENGL 0201 - Advanced Composition


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semesters.
    Lecture: 3
    A one-semester course emphasizing modern rhetoric and its problems; particular emphasis on the modes of exposition, such as definition, analysis, and comparison, and on the techniques of persuasion. Expository prose models are read and analyzed.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0202 - Advanced Composition for English and Language Arts Majors


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semesters.
    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 1

    A one-semester course emphasizing rhetorical principles and computer-based research and writing methods.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0203 - Professional and Technical Writing


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester, Summer.
    Lecture: 3
    A one-semester writing course designed to enable students to acquire and to demonstrate proficiency in handling basic technical communications (including business correspondence) and various types of exposition (especially those pertinent to technical reports).

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0204 - Critical Reading and Technical Writing


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    This course is designed to help students develop and improve technical communication skills in critical reading and technical writing, especially as they apply to professional and technical contexts. The course emphasizes a reader-centered approach to interpreting and composing documents employing technical vocabulary.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0205 - World Literature I


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semesters.
    Lecture: 3
    A study of significant works of world literature from ancient times to the 1600’s.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0206 - World Literature II


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    A study of significant works of world literature from the 1600’s to the present.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0207 - Survey of American Literature I


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    A survey of American literature from Colonial and Revolutionary beginnings to 1865

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0208 - Survey of American Literature II


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    A survey of American literature from 1865 to the present.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0209 - Basic News Reporting


    Fundamentals of news reporting for newspapers, radio, and television.

    Prerequisite(s): English 102.
  
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    ENGL 0211 - Advanced Composition for Communication Majors


    A course emphasizing rhetorical principles, modes of exposition, and computer-based research and writing. Includes an analytical study of expository models.

    Prerequisite(s): English 102.
  
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    ENGL 0220 - Principles of Speech


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    An analysis of the basic principles of communication focusing on communicative processes involving the speaker, the situation, the message, the channel, and the receiver.

  
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    ENGL 0224 - Introduction to Oral Interpretation


    Credits: 3
    Semester: (Offered in response to need and available faculty.)
    Lecture: 3
    A study of the structure and content of selected prose, poetry, and drama with the aim of communicating through oral reading their special qualities.

  
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    ENGL 0300 - Directed Tutoring in English


    Credits: 1
    Semester: (Offered in response to need and available faculty.)
    Lecture: 1
    Lab: 1

    Under faculty/staff supervision, students in this course will provide tutorial service for undergraduates who need practice in the fundamentals of written English–grammar, mechanics, organization, paragraph development. Course may be taken as many as four times (for as many as four credits).

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0301 - Survey of English Literature I


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    Readings in English literature from the Old English period through the Elizabethan Renaissance.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0302 - Survey of English Literature II


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    Readings in English literature from the Restoration to the present.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0304 - Shakespeare


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    A critical study of selected tragedies, histories, comedies, and poems.

    Prerequisite(s): six hours of English beyond ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0305 - Modern English Grammar and Linguistics


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    This course is designed to help the student acquire a thorough knowledge of traditional grammar and a working familiarity with grammar and other linguistic systems that furnish useful ways of understanding and describing the substance, structure, development, and manner of expression in written and oral discourse.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0306 - Special Topics


    Credits: 3
    Lecture: 3
    An advanced study of particular movements, authors, themes, media, and national literatures.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0308 - Chaucer


    Credits: 3
    Lecture: 3
    A selection of Chaucer’s major works read in Middle English.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0309 - The Renaissance


    Credits: 3
    Lecture: 3
    Readings in the literature of the 16th and 17th centuries, with an emphasis on English literature. Readings reveal the range of writers’ responses to the historical, intellectual, and artistic movements of the period.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0311 - The Eighteenth Century


    Credits: 3
    Lecture: 3
    A study of major literary texts and authors of the period.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0321 - English As A Second Language


    Credits: 3
    Semester: (Offered in response to need and available faculty.)
    Lecture: 3
    Designed to improve language skills in English for students whose first language is not English. The course offers directed practice in the patterns of spoken and written English.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0324 - Speech and Drama


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semesters.
    Lecture: 3
    A study of oral communication emphasizing content and rhetorical arrangement. Course includes an overview of drama and the planning and implementation of dramatic productions.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0326 - Studies in Drama


    Credits: 3
    Lecture: 3
    A study of classical and contemporary plays. Course may cover different subgenres, literary movements, or cultures.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0327 - Public Speaking


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semesters., Summer.
    Lecture: 3
    Preparation and delivery of speeches to audiences.

  
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    ENGL 0330 - Black American Literature I


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    A study of the oral and written literature of black Americans from the 18th century to the Harlem Renaissance.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0331 - Black American Literature II


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    A study of black American literature from the Harlem Renaissance to the present.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0332 - Creative Writing


    Credits: 3
    Semester: (Offered in response to need and available faculty.)
    Lecture: 1
    Lab: 2

    A course open to students desiring guidance and practice in creative writing. Some attention is given to contemporary writing styles, particularly those of black writers.

    Prerequisite(s): permission of the instructor.
  
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    ENGL 0333 - African Writers


    Credits: 3
    Lecture: 3
    A study of fiction, poetry, and drama by major African writers. Emphasis is on black African writers, and all works studied are in English (translations, when necessary).

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0335 - Literature of the South


    Credits: 3
    Lecture: 3
    A multiple-genre approach to controversial topics and problems that have split the South as these issues are reflected in black and Southern literature.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0337 - Studies in the Novel


    Credits: 3
    Lecture: 3
    A study of the novel as a literary form and an advanced survey of major themes and movements. Topics to be determined by the instructor.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0345 - Women and Literature


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    An examination of the role of women in literary texts and literary production. Authors may include anyone from ancient times to the present.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0347 - Studies in Poetry


    Credits: 3
    Lecture: 3
    Focuses on major genres, periods, and representative authors, with an emphasis on key movements.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0400 - Senior Seminar


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 2nd Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    An in-depth study of special topics in literature. Content varies. Course requirements include written work and formal oral presentations.

    Prerequisite(s): senior classification.
  
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    ENGL 0401 - The Nineteenth Century


    Credits: 3
    Lecture: 3
    Studies in the poetry, fiction, and drama of Great Britain and America, covering the Romantic and Victorian periods in English literature and the Romantic and Realistic periods in American literature.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0407 - Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature


    Credits: 3
    Lecture: 3
    Readings in twentieth and twenty-first century literature in English.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0409 - Comparative Literature


    Credits: 3
    Lecture: 3
    A study of themes and forms in selected world cultures/literatures.

    Prerequisite(s): Six hours of English beyond English 102.
  
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    ENGL 0410 - Literary Theory


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    A study of the principal ideas and movements in literary theory.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0411 - History of the English Language


    Credits: 3
    Semester: Lect. 3
    A study of the origins and development of the English language through the Old English, Middle English, and Modern English periods.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0102 .
  
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    ENGL 0421 - Directed Research and Writing


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semesters., Summer.
    Lecture: 3
    Independent study in English, American, or world literature with a professor as a general guide.

    Prerequisite(s): A cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 and permission of the department.
    Requirements: A written report of research is required.

  
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    ENGL 0422 - Directed Research and Writing


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st and 2nd Semesters., Summer.
    Lecture: 3
    Independent study in English, American, or world literature with a professor as a general guide.

    Prerequisite(s): A cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 and permission of the department.
    Requirements: A written report of research is required.

  
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    ENGL 0430 - Film Studies


    An introduction to the critical study of film as an art form and as a mass medium. Course includes a survey of genres and narrative techniques and explores the relationship of film to other mass media.

    Prerequisite(s): Communication 223 or instructor’s permission.

Environmental Sciences

  
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    EVSC 0100 - Environmental Sciences Orientation


    Credits: 2
    Semester: 1st Semester.
    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3

    World food and fiber production - a survey of methodologies and cultures.

  
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    EVSC 0201 - Introduction to Geology


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester.
    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3

    The materials of the earth’s crust, the processes that product and modify them and the development of the earth through time.

    Cross-listed: Same as PLSS 0201 .

  
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    EVSC 0205 - Introduction to Forestry


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester.
    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3

    Principles of use and management of forest land in relation to the needs of society for wood, water, forage, wildlife and recreation. Impacts of forest production on environmental quality.

    Cross-listed: Same as PLSS 0205 , FORE 0205 .

  
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    EVSC 0207 - Introduction to Environmental Health Sciences


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    This course is an introduction to environmental health concepts and methods. Students will learn how to use research tools and other resources to identify, verify and quantify environmental and public factors that impact the health of our environment. Students will participate in discussions, cases taken from field experiences, and other leading modalities designed to give them a broader understanding and appreciation for environmental health.

    Prerequisite(s): None
  
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    EVSC 0210 - General Soil Science


    Credits: 4
    Semester: 2nd Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 3

    Introduction to the nature and properties of soils including origin, classification, microbiology, chemistry, physics, fertility and management,.

    Prerequisite(s): CHEM 0231 
    Cross-listed: Same as PLSS 0210.

  
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    EVSC 0301 - Silvics


    Credits: 3
    Semester: 1st Semester.
    Lecture: 2
    Lab: 3

    Methods of establishment, composition, growth, quality and treatment of forest stands.

    Prerequisite(s): PLSS 0215 
    Cross-listed: Same as FORE 0301 , PLSS 0301 .

  
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    EVSC 0302 - Silviculture


    Credits: 4
    Semester: 2nd Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 3

    Theories and practices of controlling forest establishment, composition and growth in order to maintain or enhance the productivity or appearance of the forest.

    Prerequisite(s): PLSS 0215 
    Cross-listed: Same as FORE 0301 , PLSS 0301 .

  
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    EVSC 0400 - Seminar


    Credits: 1
    Lecture: 1
    Oral reports and discussion of current issues in environmental science.

  
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    EVSC 0401 - Forest Protection


    Credits: 4
    Semester: 1st Semester.
    Lecture: 3
    Lab: 3

    A description of destruction of the forest ecosystem and methods of protecting timber from these destructive forces.

    Prerequisite(s): EVSC 0301  and EVSC 0311
    Cross-listed: Same as FORE 0401 .

 

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