**
ENGR201 Engineering Graphics and
Design 3 sem. hrs.**

This course familiarizes the engineering student with manual graphics, technical drawing techniques, and principles, and an introduction to computer graphics. The course considers topics in descriptive geometry, pictorial representations, drafting conventions, and computer aided design (CAD) and drafting.

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ENGR303 Engineering
Statics
3 sem. hrs.**

This is a first course in engineering vector mechanics dealing with the statics
of rigid bodies and an introduction to the analysis of deformable solids.
Topics include equilibrium of force systems, analysis of frames and structures,
friction, centroids, moments of inertia, and distributed forces in beams. This
course is sometimes offered via ITV. Prerequisite: **PHYS320**.

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ENGR304 Engineering
Dynamics
3 sem. hrs.**

This is a course in engineering vector mechanics that deals with the dynamics of
particles and rigid bodies. Topics include the kinematics and kinetics of
particles, systems of particles, and rigid bodies. Engineering examples are
used throughout the course. This course is sometimes offered via ITV.
Prerequisite: **ENGR 303.**

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ENGR490 Independent Study:
Engineering 1-6 sem. hrs.**

Students solve problems and earn credit for work performed independently outside the classroom requirement of any specific course in the curriculum. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

**
PHYS271 Frontiers in
Astronomy
3 sem. hrs.**

This course is designed for non-science majors. Each part of this course is concerned with a different part of the new revolution in astronomy showing how much there is that is fresh and young in the oldest science. Major topics are: stellar evolution-life histories of stars, galaxies and the universe-cosmology, and the solar system-emphasizing knowledge gained via the space program. This course is approved for General Education-Core 7.

**
PHYS371 The Solar
System
3 sem. hrs.**

This course is designed for all curricula. An in-depth study of the solar
system and its component parts; the sun, the moon, the planets, the
interplanetary medium, and aspects of space science, will be the main contents
of the course. Prerequisite: **PHYS271** or consent of instructor. This
course is approved for General Education-Distribution 3

**
PHYS471 Relativity, Black Holes, and
Cosmology 3 sem. hrs.**

This course is designed for all curricula. The topics covered are divided into
four parts: Special Relativity, Black Holes, Galaxies and Quasars, and
Cosmology. The course will emphasize some of the central apparent paradoxes of
relativity and how their descriptive understanding applies to phenomena and
topics such as black holes and cosmology. Prerequisite: **PHYS271** or
permission of the instructor. This course is approved for General
Education-Distribution 3.

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PHYS472 The
Sun
3 sem. hrs.**

This course is designed for all curricula. It is an in-depth study with
observational and computational laboratory of the sun and the solar atmosphere.
The photosphere, chromosphere, corona and solar spectrum will be the main topics
covered. Solar-terrestrial relationships will be dealt with in each of the
topics indicated above. Prerequisites: ** PHYS271** or equivalent and **
PHYS201** or equivalent. This course is approved for General
Education-Distribution 3.

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PHYS101 Physical
Science
3 sem. hrs.**

This course introduces the classical concepts of physics with an emphasis on the understanding of their application to common phenomena encountered in today’s world. This course meets four hours per week including a two hour laboratory. This course is approved for General Education-Core 7.

**
PHYS150 Physics
Orientation
3 sem. hrs.**

This course introduces the students of physics, engineering, and related areas to the processes involved in problem solving. This course is the prerequisite for the introductory calculus based sequence in physics, PHYS320-321. Students do computational work using calculators and computers.

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PHYS181 Principles of
Physics
3 sem. hrs.**

This course is a one semester course that introduces the basic principles of physics with special emphasis on applications to biological systems, especially appropriate for students in health related fields.

**
PHYS201 Physics
I
4 sem. hrs.**

This is an introductory course for the non-physics science major. The basic principles of physics are emphasized and selected applications are discussed. Topics covered include mechanics, theory of gases, thermodynamics and sound. The student should have general knowledge of elementary algebra and basic trigonometry. A lab is included. This course is approved for General Education-Core 7.

**
PHYS202 Physics
II
4 sem. hrs.**

The second semester of the introductory physics course for non-physics science majors. Topics covered include electricity and magnetism, light, atomic and nuclear structure. A lab is included. Prerequisite: PHYS201. This course is approved for General Education – Distribution 3.

**
PHYS301 The Nature of
Sound
3 sem. hrs.**

This is a basic laboratory course in the science of sound with applications to hearing and music. Topics include vibration, the perception of sound in a room, and the sources of sound. This course is approved for General Education-Distribution 3.

**
PHYS302 The Nature of Light and
Color 3 sem. hrs.**

This course is an introductory study of the characteristics and properties of light and color. Principles are developed which have broad relationships to everyday phenomena such as the color of the sky, the mixing of colored lights and pigments, the use of corrective lenses for vision defects; laser and holography, and fluorescent dyes and detergents. This course is designed for a broad spectrum of students with little or no background in science but with a strong interest in light and color. Laboratory included. This course is approved for General Education-Distribution 3.

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PHYS303 The Nature of Nuclear
Energy 3 sem.
hrs.**

This course introduces the basic principles underlying the structure and behavior of atoms and nuclei, and how these principles lead to the development of modern nuclear technology and its impact on society. Topics discussed will include properties and detection of radiation, uses of radiation in industry and medicine, radioactive dating, power sources and hazards, nuclear power (fission, fusion, and breeders) and its environmental impact. A laboratory is included. There are no prerequisites. Not for BA physics majors. This course is approved for General Education-Distribution 3.

**
PHYS305 Classical Physics Laboratory
1 2 sem. hrs.**

A
laboratory course consisting of intermediate and advanced laboratory experiments
in classical physics. The experiments will include the analysis of experimental
data and their relationship to the appropriate fundamental theory. The course
will cover all areas of classical physics such as mechanics, electricity and
magnetism, heat and thermodynamics, and optics. Pre: **PHYS321 **and**
PHYS 323**. 4 hours laboratory per week.

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PHYS311 Technical Electronics
I 4
sem. hrs.**

This course develops the fundamental concepts of DC and AC circuits including magnetic effects. Solid state devices and their uses are introduced. Practical circuits and the use of measuring devices are stressed in exercises. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours laboratory per week.

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PHYS312 Technical Electronics
II 4
sem. hrs.**

A
continuation of PHYS 311. Active electronic device circuits are stressed.
Examples include amplifiers, power supplies, oscillators, and operational
amplifiers. Pre-requisite: **PHYS 323 or PHYS 202 **or permission of
instructor. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours laboratory per week.

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PHYS313 Digital
Electronics
3 sem. hrs.**

This course develops the principles of digital logic and arithmetic, and the electronic implementation of these principles. Combinational and sequential logic techniques such as Boolean algebra and Karnaugh mapping are introduced. Discrete digital gates as well as MSI circuits are used in circuit design. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours laboratory per week. This course is approved for General Education-Elective.

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PHYS320 University Physics I
4 sem. hrs.**

The
courses PHYS203 and PHYS204 form a two semester sequence in calculus based
physics which is traditionally required of all students majoring in physics,
engineering, and related sciences. The sequence gives students the fundamental
concepts needed in later physics, engineering, and related science courses.
PHYS203 is an analytical study of classical mechanics, waves, and
thermodynamics. Prerequisites: **PHYS150** or permission and concurrent
enrollment in **MATH211**. This course is approved for General
Education-Distribution 3.

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PHYS321 University Physics II**
**4
sem. hrs.**

This course, a continuation of PHYS203, examines the fundamental observational
data of electricity and magnetism and their theoretical interpretation. It
includes Maxwell’s equations, and electromagnetic waves and radiation, with
emphasis on optics. Prerequisite: **PHYS320** and concurrent enrollment in**
MATH212**, or permission of instructor. This course is approved for General
Education-Distribution 3.

**
PHYS322 Physical Measurements Lab
I 1 sem. hr.**

This laboratory course, designed for physics, engineering and science majors,
studies methods and techniques of experimental research through selected physics
experiments. Student use computer interfaces for data collection, computation,
and the various form of analysis, and use microcomputers and software and the
university’s mainframe computer to analyze, graphically display, and discuss
experimental results. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in **PHYS320**, or
permission of instructor. 3 hours laboratory per week.

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PHYS323 Physical Measurements Lab
II 1 sem. hr.**

This course continues Physical Measurements Lab I, **PHYS322**.
Prerequisites: **PHYS322** and concurrent enrollment in **PHYS321**, or
permission. 3 hours laboratory per week.

**
PHYS325 Introduction to Modern
Physics 3 sem. hrs.**

This course surveys, at the intermediate level, the origin, development, and
present status of the important concepts of modern physics. The course presents
the theoretical development of the concepts with their classical historical
features to give the student a perspective on the growth and present trends in
physics. Prerequisite: **PHYS321** or by permission of the instructor.
This course is approved for General Education-Distribution 3.

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PHYS404 Physics Laboratory Instructional
Techniques 2 sem. hrs.**

A study of laboratory procedures and techniques used in secondary schools. Equipment, safety procedures, demonstrations, and tactics of innovation are discussed and investigated, so the student can develop competencies in the efficient utilization of the laboratory. Prerequisites: 12 semester hours of physics, or by permission of instructor.

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PHYS405 Modern Physics Laboratory
1 2 sem. hrs.**

A
laboratory course consisting of intermediate and advanced laboratory experiments
in modern physics. The experiments will include the analysis of experimental
data and their relationship to the appropriate fundamental theory, and will
cover all areas of modern physics such as atomic, nuclear, and solid state
physics. Pre or co-requisite: **PHYS325**. 4 hours laboratory per week.

**
PHYS406 Modern Physics Laboratory
2 2 sem. hrs.**

A
continuation of **PHYS405**, Modern Physics Laboratory 1. 4 hours laboratory
per week.

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PHYS410
Optics
3 sem. hrs.**

This course is an intermediate study of geometrical and physical optics. Topics
in geometrical optics will include the nature of light, reflection, refraction,
dispersion, thick lenses, aberrations, and the design of optical systems.
Topics in physical optics will include wave theory of light, diffraction,
interference, and polarization. Pre or Co-requisite: **PHYS321**, or by
permission of instructor**. **

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PHYS420 Mechanics
1
3 sem. hrs.**

A
study of classical mechanics on an intermediate level. Topics covered include
Lagrange’s equations, the central force problem, the dynamics of a system of
particles, the motion of rigid bodies, Hamilton’s equations, and the dynamics of
oscillating systems. Pre or Co-requisite: **PHYS325 **and **MATH 311 **or
permission of instructor**. **Co-requisite: **MATH 317**

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PHYS421 Mechanics
2
3 sem. hrs.**

A
continuation of **PHYS420**, Mechanics 1.

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PHYS430 Electricity and Magnetism
1 3 sem. hrs.**

This course studies the mathematical theories of electricity and magnetism at an
intermediate level. The course develops Maxwell’s equations and uses them
extensively. Pre or Co-requisite: **PHYS 325 **and concurrent enrollment in**
MATH 317, **or by permission of instructor.

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PHYS431 Electricity and Magnetism
2 3 sem. hrs.**

A
continuation of **PHYS430**, Electricity and Magnetism 1.

**
PHYS441 Thermal
Physics
3 sem. hrs.**

This course studies at the intermediate level the physical phenomena that depend
on temperature. Topics include the three laws of thermodynamics, thermodynamic
potentials, equations of state, and various applications to simple and
multi-component systems. Prerequisite: **PHYS 325**, **MATH 311**, or by
permission of instructor.

**
PHYS449 Mathematical Methods in
Physics 3 sem. hrs.**

This course studies the application of various mathematical techniques to
advanced problems in physics. Topics may include, but are not limited to,
functions of a complex variable, the calculus of residues, integral transforms,
and the special functions of mathematical physics. Prerequisites: **PHYS321**
and **PHYS317**, or by permission of instructor.

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PHYS453 Quantum
Physics
3 sem. hrs.**

This course is an introduction to the basic postulates of non-relativistic
quantum mechanics. The Schroedinger Equation and its physical interpretation
will be investigated. The representation of physical quantities by mathematical
operators will be introduced and applied to a limited number of exactly solvable
problems. Approximation methods will be developed for dealing with time
independent problems. Prerequisites: **PHYS325** and **MATH317**.

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PHYS490-495 Independent Study in
Physics 2-5 sem. hrs.**

The Independent Study program aims to serve those students whose scholarly bent seems most clearly adapted to independent work. Students are permitted to resolve problems and to earn credit for work performed outside the classroom requirement of any specific course in their curriculum.

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PHYS496-499 Internship in
Physics 2-5
sem. hrs.**

**
MFGT100 Manufacturing Process
4
sem. hrs.**

This course develops a working knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of basic machining operations. Students will learn the theory of metal-working. Skills are developed and safe practices learned through laboratory work. Laboratory projects are of increasing difficulty as the student’s skills develop. 2 hour lecture and 3 hours lab per week.

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MFGT105 Engineering
Materials
3 sem. hrs.**

This course develops a working knowledge of the materials used in industry, their properties, and the factors involved in selection for specific applications. It emphasizes those materials most often encountered in designing and using industrial tooling and equipment.

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MFGT201 Introduction to Quality
Control 3 sem.
hrs.**

Basic statistical quality control principles are presented with tools available for planning, evaluation, reporting, and control of quality in manufacturing, with emphasis on quality and performance improvement in order to reduce costs of manufacturing. The course presents basic statistical control and probability concepts, distributions, terminology, sampling plans, control charts and their use. To enroll, students must have skill in algebra or permission of the instructor.

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MFGT215 Machine
Design
3 sem. hrs.**

This course develops a basic knowledge of the principles involved in the layout and design of industrial machinery with particular emphasis on the selection, sizing, and design of machine components. The course consists of lectures and class exercises in component selection and sizing. To enroll, students must have skill in algebra or permission of the instructor.

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MFGT225 Statics and Strengths of
Materials 3 sem. hrs.**

This course introduces statics and strengths of materials concepts and develops computational skills. To enroll, students must have skill in algebra and trigonometry, or permission of the instructor.

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MFGT260 Jigs and Fixtures
Design
3 sem. hrs.**

This course builds a basic knowledge of gauging and work-holding devices used in metalworking manufacturing. Projects include designing several complete tools in order to develop beginning competency.

**
MFGT296 Internship in Manufacturing Eng.
Tech. 3-12 sem. hrs.**

This internship gives students experience in the manufacturing environment. The nature of the experience and the time spent determine the amount of credit earned.

**
MFGT302 Computer Aided Drafting
I 4 sem.
hrs.**

This course introduces the student to the various CAD systems used in industry
and develops operational skills with microcomputer based CAD software. It
covers methods of geometric construction, dimensioning, layering, storage,
plotting, revision, and related topics. Prerequisite: **ENGR 201**. 3
hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.

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MFGT306 Strengths of Materials
Laboratory 3 sem. hrs.**

This course will introduce the student to the principles of strength, stiffness,
and stability of materials as they relate to the design of components used in
daily life. Course topics include design properties, axial deformation, thermal
stresses, torsional shear stresses, torsional deformation, and shearing forces
in materials. 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab. Prerequisite: **MFGT 105**

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MFGT309 Mold
Design
3 sem. hrs.**

This course develops a basic understanding of molds for compression and transfer
molding of thermosetting plastics and for injection molding of thermoplastics.
Projects include the design of several complete molds in order to build a
beginning level of competency. Prerequisite: **ENGR 201 **or permission of
instructor.

**
MFGT310 Advanced Mold
Design
3 sem. hrs.**

This course is a continuation of MFGT210, Mold Design 1, building on the
concepts learned therein and developing more marketable skill. It emphasizes
materials selection, tolerancing for proper fits, and designing of more complex
mold details such as stripper plates, core slides, and actuating devices.
Projects include designing several injection molds of increasing complexity.
Prerequisite: **MFGT309**.

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MFGT311 Rapid
Prototyping
3 sem. Hrs.**

This course will introduce the student to rapid prototyping manufacturing
techniques. Course topics include parametric part modeling, reverse engineering
concepts, prototyping design restrictions, stereo-lithography rapid prototyping,
and 3D printing processes. (1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab) Prerequisites: **MFGT
105, ENGR201, MFGT302.**

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MFGT315 Operational Planning in
Manufacturing 3 sem. hrs.**

This course introduces the student to manufacturing operations styles and the
environments and constraints which affect operations. Course topics include
system development cycles, shop planning fundamentals, job cost estimating and
budgeting, risk management, evaluations, reporting and termination in
manufacturing projects. Prerequisite: **CSCI 104** or higher.

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MFGT320 Cost
Estimating
3 sem. hrs.**

This course develops an understanding of the factors which contribute to manufacturing cost in modern industry and builds practical ability to estimate material requirements and labor content of manufacturing operations in order to determine product pricing. Requires high school algebra or permission of the instructor.

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MFGT365 Die
Design
3 sem. hrs.**

This course introduces punch press dies for manufacturing of parts from sheet
metal in the form of strip or coil. The students learn how dies function, the
types of parts which may be manufactured using dies, how to calculate press
tonnage and stripping forces, and how to choose and size components. Design
projects reinforce the learning. Prerequisite: **ENGR 201**.

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MFGT370 Motion and Time
Study
3 sem. hrs.**

This course gives an overview of the methods and tools used in motion study, which involves the design and improvement of manufacturing methods, and those used in time study, which concerns measuring the human effort in terms of manufacturing time. Extensive classroom exercises will reinforce concepts and will develop skill.

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MFGT375 Computer Aided Manufacturing
(CAM) 3 sem. hrs.**

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of programming and operating
digitally controlled machine tools. 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Prerequisite: **MFGT 100 **or permission of the instructor.

**
MFGT404 Systems Control
3
sem. hrs.**

This course focuses on the various techniques used for signal acquisition and
control. Subjects treated include transducers, signal conditioning, control
principles, and control loop characteristics. The course includes a
laboratory. Contract hours per week: 2 hrs lecture, 2 hours lab.
Prerequisite: a course in electronics and **MATH 107** (or equivalent) or
permission of instructor.

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MFGT410 Fluid
Power
3 sem. hrs.**

This course develops knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics as used for power and control of industrial equipment. The student, after completion of the course, will be able to design control circuits and to size and select components for a wide range of applications.

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MFGT420 Material Handling and Facility Planning
3 sem. Hrs.**

The
course will introduce the student to integrated material handling systems and
systematic approach to facilities planning. Course topics include automatic
identification, common material handling equipment used in manufacturing, and
simulation of material flows. Prerequisites: **MFGT102, MFGT105, CSCI104**
or higher.

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MFGT435 Heat Transfer and Applied
Thermodynamics 3 sem. hrs.**

This course consists of a comprehensive treatment of classical heat transfer and
thermodynamics for engineering technologists. Topics include the application of
equations of state, the first and second laws of thermodynamics, engine and
refrigeration cycles, and the modes of heat transfer. Prerequisites: **MATH
211, PHYS 201 and CHEM 120**

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MFGT490 Independent Study: Man. Eng.
Tech. 1-6 sem. hrs.**

Students solve problems and earn credit for work performed independently outside the classroom requirement of any specific course in the curriculum. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.