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Courses


 

Electrical Engineering

  
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    ECE 341L - Intro to Power Electronics & Drives Lab


    Experimental investigation of the terminal characteristics and performance of electric machines, power converters and DC motor drives. Use of computer simulation for verifying circuit models (0-3)

    Requisites: Take MATH*161; Minimum grade C,TR. (Required, Previous). | ECE 341 (Required, Concurrent).

    Credits:1 cr

1 cr
  
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    ECE 345 - Electromagnetic Fields


    Review of vector concepts, Gauss’s law, boundary value problems in electrostatics, Ampere’s law, magnetostatics, Faraday’s law, Lorentz force. Dielectric and magnetic media. Maxwell’s equations. Electromagnetic waves.

    Requisites: PHYS 212, MATH 261 (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 355 - Microprocessors/Microcomputers


    Microprocessor architecture; functional operation of solid state memories, assembly language software development, microprocessor I/O interface design, selection of microprocessor system, examples of microprocessor based system design. (3-0)

    Requisites: ECE 216. (Required, Previous). | ECE 355L (Required, Concurrent).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 355L - Microprocessors/Microcomputers Lab


    Experimental investigation of microprocessor architecture and, assembly language software design, I/O interface techniques, microprocessor-based application system design.

    Requisites: ECE 355 (Required, Concurrent).

    Credits:1 cr

1 cr
  
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    ECE 358 - Electronic Circuits II


    Operational amplifier analysis and design, multi-stage amplifiers, feedback amplifiers and oscillators, analog filter oscillators and phase-locked loops.

    Requisites: ECE 318 (Required, Previous). | ECE 358L (Required, Concurrent).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 358L - Electronic Circuits II Lab


    Computer-aided design of BJT-, FET-, and Op, Amp.-based single and multi-stage amplifiers; small-signal and large-signal amplifiers; feedback amplifiers; active filters and Op. Amp.- circuits and applications. (0-3)

    Requisites: ECE 358 (Required, Concurrent).

    Credits:1 cr

1 cr
  
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    ECE 360 - Automatic Control Systems


    Characteristics of open-loop and closed-loop control systems, performance specifications. Mathematical modeling of physical systems; stability; root locus, Nyquist and frequency response. Controller design using root locus and frequency response methods. (3-0)

    Requisites: MATH 262 , ECE 255 , ECE 335  (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 368 - Computer Engineering I


    Generic PLD and FPGS based digital design; sequential circuit design and finite-state machine design. Processor and control design. Design and analysis of computer algorithms. Design and implementation of practical computer systems with emphasis on data path and bus designs. The course and laboratory will include advanced digital and computer design experience.

    Requisites: ECE 216. (Required, Previous). | ECE 368L (Required, Concurrent).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 368L - Computer Engineering I Lab


    The laboratory will include experiments as related to advanced digital and computer design, sequential logic circuit design and applications; experiments related to computer peripheral inter- facing and real-time applications of computers. (0-3)

    Requisites: ECE 368 (Required, Concurrent).

    Credits:1 cr

1 cr
  
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    ECE 390 - Special Topics in ECE


    A departmental course in a subject area not currently listed in the catalog. A descriptive title will appear on the course schedule and the transcript.

    Requisites: As listed in the course schedule (Required, Previous).

    Credits:1-4 cr

1-4 cr
  
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    ECE 391 - Special Seminar in ECE


    A departmental seminar in a subject area not currently listed in the catalog. A descriptive title will appear on the course schedule and the transcript.

    Requisites: As listed in the course schedule (Required, Previous).

    Credits:1-4 cr

1-4 cr
  
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    ECE 394 - Energy Storage Systems


    Basic electrochemical thermodynamics and kinetics with emphasis on electrochemical techniques, Fundamental principle and performance of batteries, super capacitors and fuel cells. Electrochemistry of battery, Commercial rechargeable and non rechargeable batteries. Batteries under development and potential applications to hybrid -electric vehicles and alternative energy systems. Battery management System (BMS). Electrochemistry of super capacitor, Difference between batteries and super capacitors. Modern super capacitors and applications. Electrochemistry of fuel cells, Types of fuel cells, Applications of fuel cells, Fly wheels and Application of Fly wheels. (2-1)

    Requisites: CHEM 111, PHYS 212 or permission of instructor. Corequisite: ECE 394L. (Required, Previous). | Take ECE*436L (Required, Previous or concurrent).

    Credits:2 cr

2 cr
  
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    ECE 394L - Energy Storage Systems Laboratory


    This lab will be offered concurrently with ECE 394  , Energy Systems. Students will have hands-on advanced batteries, super capacitors, and fuel cells. (0-3)

    Requisites: CHEM 111L, PHYS 212L or instructor permission Corequisite: ECE 394 (Required, Previous). | Take ECE*394 (Required, Previous or concurrent).

    Credits:1 cr

1 cr
  
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    ECE 436 - Measurement & Instrumentation


    Theory of measurement and errors. DC- and AC-indicating instrumentation; oscilloscopes; generation of waveforms; frequency counters and spectrum analyzers. Microprocessor-based instrumentation; A/D and D/A converters; transducers and input signal conditioning; modern instrumentation concepts. (3-0)

    Requisites: ECE 358. ECE 436L. (Required, Previous or concurrent).

    Credits:2 cr

2 cr
  
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    ECE 436L - Measurement & Instrument Lab


    Experiments in the techniques of integrating electronic devices, transducers, and circuit components into instrumentation systems. (0-3)

    Requisites: ECE 436 (Required, Concurrent). | Take ECE 436 (Required, Previous or concurrent).

    Credits:1 cr

1 cr
  
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    ECE 440 - Linear System Analysis


    Two-port network parameters; interconnection of two-port networks, active network synthesis, state variable representation of electrical networks, solution of state equation, discrete time networks, linear system analysis and design; computer aided circuit design.

    Requisites: ECE 335 (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 441 - Electric Power Systems


    Generation of electrical power, transmission of power, inductance and capacitance of transmission lines. Analysis of short, medium and long lines. Systems modeling, load-flow solution and control economic operation of power systems. Symmetrical and unsymmetrical faults and system protection. (3-0)

    Requisites: ECE 235, ECE 302, ECE 341. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 450 - Digital Signal Processing


    The use of computerized tools for understanding general concepts of digital signal processing, discrete-time system analysis, frequency response of discrete-time signals and systems, discrete transforms and their applications, filter structures and design.

    Requisites: ECE 302 (or concurrently with instructor permission), and ECE 335 (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 451 - Embedded Systems


    Introduction to the design of embedded computer systems, both hardware and software. Topics include real-time operating systems, multithreaded programming, interrupt control, timing and scheduling, sensor and actuator interfacing, analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversions, serial and parallel communications. Students will be introduced to the economics of microcontroller, sensor and actuator selection. Course contains a laboratory to implement topics covered in the lectures. (2-3)

    Requisites: ECE 355 (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 453 - Electronic Communications


    Communication signals and systems; mathematical analysis of signals used in communication systems; amplitude, phase and frequency modulation; modulation and demodulation techniques; selected topics and applications in communication systems.

    Requisites: ECE 302. (Required, Previous). | ECE 453L (Required, Concurrent).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 453L - Electronic Communications Lab


    Function generator, voltage controlled oscillator, phase-locked loop, AM and FM modulators and demodulators, pulse modulation, frequency shift keying modulator and demodulator and time division multiplexing. (0-3)

    Requisites: ECE 453 (Required, Previous or concurrent).

    Credits:1 cr

1 cr
  
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    ECE 455 - Data Communication


    Data transmission through a medium, encoding and decoding of analog and digital data, digital data communication techniques, date link controls fore reliable communication, multiplexing, selected topics in data and computer communication systems.

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 458 - Electric Drives


    Dynamic modeling, control and computer-aided design of AC and DC motor drives: switch-mode converter drives, design of feedback controllers for motor drives, induction and synchronous machine drives; space vector control; stepper-motor and switched-reluctance drives. (2-0)

    Requisites: ECE 341 or instructor permission. (Required, Previous). | ECE 458L (Required, Concurrent).

    Credits:2 cr

2 cr
  
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    ECE 458L - Electric Drives Lab


    Experimental investigation of the performance of AC and DC motor drives. Computer-aided design of motor drives and control systems. A significant part of the course is dedicated to a design project.

    Requisites: ECE 458 (Required, Concurrent).

    Credits:1 cr

1 cr
  
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    ECE 460 - Digital Control Systems


    Concepts and techniques involved in the analysis and design of digital control systems. Topics include: discrete-time systems, Z-transform and state-variable analysis, open- and closed-loop discrete-time systems, stability analysis in the Z-plane, compensation and digital-controller design, pole-assignment and state estimation and digital filter design. (3-0)

    Requisites: ECE 360 and ECE 302. (Required, Previous). | ECE 460L. (Required, Concurrent).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 460L - Digital Control Systems Laboratory


    Use of the digital computer for the analysis and design of discrete time control systems. Design of digital controllers for specific performance indices. Microprocessor control of stepper and servomotors and introduction to programmable controllers. (0-3)

    Requisites: ECE 460 (Required, Concurrent).

    Credits:1 cr

1 cr
  
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    ECE 461 - Modern Control Systems Design


    Design of analog and digital control systems using state-space techniques. Topics include: state and output feedback design, multi-variable and optimal control methods, nonlinear and adaptive control.

    Requisites: ECE 360 (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 468 - Computer Engineering II


    Advanced topics in computer design that include analytical models for computer system architectures; architectural simulations; and basics of parallel architectures. Design and analysis of algorithm specific computer architectures; FPGA implementation for computer hardware design and the concept of distributed computing system. The course will include a major computer design project.

    Requisites: ECE 302, ECE 355, ECE 368 (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 470 - Robot Dynamics and Control


    Analysis and design of computer-controlled robotic manipulators. Topics include: coordinate system transformations, development of robot kinematics and dynamic modes. Trajectory planning and linear control of industrial robots.

    Requisites: ECE 355 or ECE 360 (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 471 - Distributed Power Generation Systems


    Computer-aided design, analysis and control of distributed power generation (DG) systems. Introduction and Integration of Alternative Energy technologies such as Combined heat power (CHP), Fuel cells, Micro turbines, Photovoltaic, Small Wind power systems and low head hydro, geothermal and tidal energy to grid, Interconnection guidelines. analysis, system simulation and design for stability improvement of various topologies of hybrid DG systems. Introduction to smart grid, Energy regulations, Standards and Policies.

    Requisites: ECE 441 or instructor permission (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 478 - Introduction to VLSI


    MOS device characteristics and circuit techniques; VLSI fabrication techniques. VLSI design methods; logic and circuit simulations. Algorithm specific VLSI arrays. VLSI synthesis tools and VLSI architectures for practical computer systems. The course will include a major group custom VLSI design project.

    Requisites: ECE 318, ECE 368 (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 480 - Digital Image Processing


    Introduction to modern digital image processing techniques. Topics include image enhancement in the spatial and frequency domains; image restoration; color image processing, image compression; morphological processing and segmentation; representation and description; object recognition; and medical imaging. Use of image processing software. Course includes a laboratory. (2-3)

    Requisites: ECE 255 and ECE 302 or instructor permission. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 485 - Digital and Satellite Communications


    Satellite system configurations and link calculations; signal processing and multiplexing in terrestrial interface subsystems; baseband transmission systems; power efficient modulation techniques for linear and nonlinear satellite channels; and spectral efficient modulation techniques for satellite systems. (3-0)

    Requisites: ECE 453 or instructor permission (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 490 - Special Topics


    Topics of special value to students are offered periodically.

    Requisites: Instructor permission (Required, Previous).

    Credits:1-4 cr

1-4 cr
  
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    ECE 492 - Solar Photovoltaic Systems


    Concepts of global and local energy demands and basics of solar spectrum. Fundamentals of photovoltaic (PV) systems, analysis of the operation of p-n junction and solar cell physics. Analysis of the equivalent circuit, modeling and simulation of solar cells, thermodynamics of solar energy and PV cells. Types of PV cells, PV system components, applications of PV systems. Stand alone and grid connected PV systems. Utility interaction of PV systems, hands on training with hardware setup, life cycle and pay back analysis of overall PV system for various applications. (3-0)

    Requisites: PHYS 212 or instructor permission (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 495 - Independent Lab/Studio


    An independent research project in the discipline by a student or a cooperative research project with a faculty member. The student and instructor must agree on a project before enrollment.

    Requisites: Instructor permission, 3.00 GPA or higher and a minimum of 12 credits in the discipline (Required, Previous).

    Credits:1-4 cr

1-4 cr
  
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    ECE 496 - Engineering Field Work


    Students will be assigned, after mutual agreement and definition of tasks, to an engineering-related position in a private company or public agency. A co-op or internship position arranged through the SVSU Placement Office is the required format. A student will be assigned a faculty advisor who will be available for consultation and guidance and who will visit the work site at least once each semester. A written paper or report will be required. (May enroll twice but only one enrollment will apply to the program.)

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ECE 497 - Senior Design Project I


    Students will complete a capstone design project over a two-course sequence (ECE 497 and ECE 499  ) incorporating all aspects of the design process. This course will emphasize project planning, feasibility studies and technical report writing. (1-3)

    Requisites: All required 300-level ECE courses (Required, Previous).

    Credits:2 cr

2 cr
  
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    ECE 499 - Senior Design Project II


    Continuation of ECE 497. This course will emphasize prototype construction and project documentation. The completed project will incorporate engineering standards and realistic constraints including most of the following considerations: sustainability, health and safety, and economic, ethical, social and political aspects of design. (0-6)

    Requisites: ECE 497 (Required, Previous).

    Credits:2 cr

2 cr

Engineering Technology Management

  
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    ETM 322 - Manufacturing Technology


    Selection of processes and equipment for manufacturing operations. Processing of metals, polymers, ceramics and composites. Course covers production machining, metal casting, powder metallurgy, bulk deformation of metals and plastics processing, following a study of the mechanical, physical and chemical properties of materials.

    Requisites: CHEM 101 or CHEM 102B, PHYS 111 and MATH 120A or MATH 120B. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ETM 333 - Introduction to Industrial Engineering


    Study of the basic techniques used by industrial engineers such as plant layout, plant location, materials handling, cost and value, methods engineering and time study, job evaluation and wage payment, purchasing and inventory control, manufacturing engineering and industrial relations.

    Requisites: MATH 082   and ME 101  /ECE 101   OR Junior Standing

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ETM 334 - Introduction to Chemical Engineering


    Study of the basic principles and calculation methods used by chemical engineers in topics such as the following: Mass and energy balances, reaction kinetics, heat transfer, fluid flow, distillation, crystallization, drying, absorption, extraction, and process control.

    Requisites: CHEM 111, PHYS 211, PHYS 211L, MATH 140 or higher, and junior standing. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ETM 364 - Quality Control and Assurance


    Study of various aspects of quality organization for quality, quality costs and improvement, designing for quality, vendor relations, inspection testing and sampling, statistical methods, customer relations; and product safety, codes for local, State and Federal. Corporate standards.

    Requisites: ECON 235 (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ETM 365 - Lean Manufacturing


    Study of lean manufacturing principles used by engineers and operation managers such as process layout, job element analysis and continuous improvement techniques to drive out waste in value added operations. Studies of the impact on local manufacturers, the impact of lean manufacturing on operations and employee accountability and empowerment which helps to develop leadership skills, project management and waste reduction in systems and processes.

    Requisites: Junior standing. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ETM 415 - Senior Design Lecture/Laboratory


    A single project or design task will be carried out by the student. A prospectus must be submitted for approval before the actual work is started. A final written report will be required. (1-3)

    Requisites: Senior standing or instructor permission. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ETM 490 - Special Topics


    Topics of special value to students are offered periodically.

    Credits:1-4 cr

1-4 cr
  
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    ETM 497 - Senior Research Project


    Senior research project for which students must submit a plan of study before enrollment.

    Requisites: Senior standing, instructor permission. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:1-4 cr

1-4 cr

English

  
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    ENGL 080 - Writing Skills


    Practice in the generation of short essays and in the recognition and elimination of errors in style, usage and sentence structure. Attention given to individual needs.

    Credits:3 cr

    Notes: Credits earned in remedial courses (000 level) will not apply toward the credits required for graduation. However, they will count toward determining “full load” for students receiving financial aid. See note under  .
3 cr
  
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    ENGL 082 - Foundations for College Reading & Learn


    An intensive individualized course for students needing extensive preparation in reading and vocabulary development. Includes laboratory practice as well as instruction.

    Credits:4 cr

    Notes: To be taken in the first year of college study. Credits earned in remedial courses (000 level) will not apply toward the credits required for graduation. However, they will count toward determining “full load” for students receiving financial aid.

    A grade of P enables students to register for ENGL 103  .

    Pass/no credit.

4 cr
  
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    ENGL 101 - English As a Second Language


    A course designed for students for whom English is a second language; individualized attention to aspects of the written and spoken language that present difficulties to non-native students.

    Credits:3 cr

    Notes: Pass/no credit.
3 cr
  
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    ENGL 103 - College Reading and Learning


    Addresses college-level reading requirements. Introduces students to increasingly complex academic texts in disciplines such as social sciences, health and allied sciences, or humanities, while building relevant background knowledge and vocabulary. Embedded tutors may supplement course activities.

    Credits:4 cr

    Notes: Fulfills the basic skills requirement in reading.

    May be repeated.

4 cr
  
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    ENGL 104 - Strategies for Academic Success


    Develops reading and study strategies appropriate to complex academic texts in disciplines such as social sciences, health and allied sciences, or humanities. Course activities will focus on recognizing organizational patterns common to academic genres within these disciplines and applying learning methods appropriate to college-level courses.

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 111 - Composition I


    Frequent writing assignments to produce informal and formal texts, with emphasis on academic thinking and writing. Develops effective writing processes, from inventing and investigating through organizing, drafting, revising, and editing. Helps students meet the needs of their readers. Includes workshop approaches to develop students’ ability to analyze and evaluate their own writings as well as the writings of others.

    Requisites: ENGL 080 or satisfactory score on writing placement test. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 112 - Composition II


    Expands academic writing practices begun in Composition I  , especially processes of critical reading and writing. Frequent writing assignments for different audiences with attention to disciplinary conventions and rhetorical strategies. Workshop approaches. Includes work in developing research questions and using library and electronic sources. Refines abilities to analyze both student and professional work. May be offered as a topics course.

    Requisites: ENGL 111 or satisfactory score on writing placement test. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 190 - Special Topics in English


    A departmental course in a subject area not currently listed in the catalog. A descriptive title will appear on the course schedule and the transcript.

    Requisites: As listed in the course schedule. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:1-4 cr

1-4 cr
  
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    ENGL 191 - Special Seminar


    A departmental seminar in a subject area not currently listed in the catalog. A descriptive title will appear on the course schedule and the transcript.

    Requisites: As listed in the course schedule (Required, Previous).

    Credits:1-4 cr

1-4 cr
   1 cr
  
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    ENGL 201 - Introduction to Literary Studies


    Through the reading of select fiction, poetry, drama, and literary criticism, students are introduced to descriptive terminology, close reading practices, and examples of current critical debates within the discipline of literary studies. Practice in reading, discussing, and writing about literary texts.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements and one General Education Category 10 course. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 202 - Literary Genre (GE1)


    Literary Genre is the grouping of literary works by common features, such as form, structure, purpose and effect. This communication-intensive course studies major works organized in terms of one or more literary genres. The title in the Course Schedule will reflect the specific subject matter of the course.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

    General Education:  

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 203 - Historical Approaches to Literature (GE1)


    Study of the relationships between works of literature and their historical and cultural contexts. This communication-intensive course may involve study of historically influential works, or study of the development of specific bodies of literature in particular cultural or historical contexts. The title in the Course Schedule will reflect the specific subject matter of the course.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

    General Education:  

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 204 - Thematic Approaches to Literature (GE1)


    This communication-intensive course studies works of literature chosen on the basis of specific themes or topics. The title in the course schedule will reflect the specific subject matter of the course.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

    General Education:  

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 205 - Studies in World Literature (GE1)


    Students explore literature from multiple cultures through study of works of fiction, poetry, drama and/or film by authors from outside the U.S., Great Britain and English Canada. Works selected on the basis of common theme, genre, historical period and/or geographical area. Literature not originally in English will be studied in translation. The title in the course schedule will reflect the specific subject matter of the course.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements. (Required, Previous).

    XLIST: MFL 205  

    Credits:3 cr

    General Education:   

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 212 - Topics in Critical Writing (GE10)


    Emphasizes processes of critical reading and writing, as applied to several modes of communication. Frequent writing assignments for different audiences, with attention to disciplinary conventions and rhetorical strategies for argument in academic discourse. Workshop approaches. Includes work in developing research questions and using library and electronic resources. Refines abilities to analyze both student and professional texts. Specific content for reading may be organized by theme. Sample topics: Introduction of Rhetoric, Reading Media, Writing About the Holocaust, Writing in Cyberspace.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

    General Education:  

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 219 - Interpretation of Film


    Study of the film as a distinctive art form of the 20th century. Emphasis will be on film appreciation rather than history of the cinema of film making. Viewing and discussion of films by major international directors. (2-2)

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 244 - Intro to Language Study


    The nature and structures of language; language development and contrastive linguistics; language use in culture and society; fundamental aspect of English language study. Includes selected issues of current significance, such as language and gender, dialects, and language and social class.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 250 - Gender Studies


    Exploration of literature and other cultural texts with emphasis on ways in which concepts of gender have affected the creation of texts and their reception.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 254 - Young Adult Literature


    Reading and critical analysis of young adult literature and its role in the secondary school curriculum.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements. (Required, Previous).

    XLIST: TEMS 319  

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 261 - Introduction to Creative Writing


    An introduction to writing fiction and poetry. A workshop-based class with frequent writing assignments and small group work.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 271 - American Literature


    A survey of major authors and literary movements from the beginning to 1900.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 272 - American Literature


    A study of major authors and literary movements from 1900 to present.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 281 - British Literature


    Survey of British literature from the medieval period through the later eighteenth century.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

    Notes: This course is strongly recommended as a preparation for all 300-400 level literature courses.
3 cr
  
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    ENGL 282 - British Literature


    Survey of British literature from the Romantic Period through the later twentieth century.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

    Notes: This course is strongly recommended as a preparation for all 300-400 level literature courses.
3 cr
  
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    ENGL 290 - Special Topics in Writing


    A departmental course in a subject area not currently listed in the catalog. A descriptive title will appear on the course schedule and the transcript.

    Requisites: ENGL 111 or instructor permission. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:1-3 cr

1-3 cr
  
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    ENGL 301 - Writing Interpretive Papers


    Develops abilities appropriate to writing extended and in-depth literary interpretations. Emphasis on generating and framing questions for inquiry; constructing arguments within the discipline; and summarizing, synthesizing, and responding to secondary sources in order to develop interpretations. Includes discussion of theory, research methodologies, and library resources in literary study.

    Requisites: ENGL 201 (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 303 - Creative Writing: Creative Non-Fiction


    A workshop-based class, with frequent writing assignments and small group work, involving the writing of creative non-fiction in forms such as the memoir, the personal essay, travel writing, or food writing.

    Requisites: ENGL 261 or instructor permission. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 305 - Creative Writing: Poetry


    The writing of poetry in different forms and on different subjects. A workshop-based class with frequent writing assignments and small group work.

    Requisites: ENGL 261 or instructor permission. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 306 - Creative Writing: Fiction


    The writing of fiction. A workshop-based class, with frequent writing assignments and small group work.

    Requisites: ENGL 261 or instructor permission. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 307 - Ethnic Literature in the U.S.


    A study of the literature of one or more ethnic groups. Specific subject to be announced by instructor.

    Requisites: ENGL 201. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 311 - Literature of Great Britain to 1660


    A study of selected significant authors, genres, and historical trends and cultural influences in British literature through the Restoration, with attention to intertextuality and emergent colonial literatures, especially North American.

    Requisites: ENGL 201 (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 312 - Lit of Great Britain & the US 1660-1865


    A study of selected significant authors, genres, historical trends, and cultural influences in British, Colonial, and U.S. literature, after the Restoration up to the end of the U.S. Civil War. Special attention to intertextuality transatlantic issues including colonialism and the emergence of American literature.

    Requisites: ENGL 201. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 313 - Lit of Great Britain & US 1865-present


    A study of selected significant authors, genres, historical trends, and cultural influences in, British and U.S. literature after the U.S. Civil, War. Special attention to intertextuality and transatlantic issues including colonialism and post-colonialism.

    Requisites: ENGL 201. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 315 - Survey of Shakespeare


    A study of representative plays including comedies, tragedies, histories and problem plays.

    Requisites: ENGL 201. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 334 - Studies in Poetry


    An examination of a topic in poetry, including poetic texts originating outside of the United States and Great Britain. The title in the Course Schedule will reflect the specific subject matter of the course.

    Requisites: ENGL 201. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 336 - Studies in Fiction


    An examination of a topic in prose narrative, including narratives originating outside of the United States and Great Britain. The title in the Course Schedule will reflect the specific subject matter of the course.

    Requisites: ENGL 201. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

    Notes: Specific topics to be named by instructor.
3 cr
  
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    ENGL 338 - Studies in Drama


    An examination of a topic in dramatic literature, including plays originating outside of the United States and Great Britain. The title in the Course Schedule will reflect the specific subject matter of the course.

    Requisites: ENGL 201. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 341 - Contemporary American Fiction


    A study of American fiction from 1960 to the present.

    Requisites: ENGL 201. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 345 - History of the English Lang


    A study of the origins and development of English.

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 350 - Dialects in Contemp English


    A study of English Dialects around the world with a focus on American varieties. Topics may include social and regional variation, sociolinguistic methodology, English-based creoles, and African-American and Hispanic varieties of English as they may appear in oral and written forms.

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 355 - Language in Society


    Exploration of the structure and functions of language in speech communities around the world. Topics include such issues as language, gender, class and ethnicity; the politics and economics of language, language maintenance and shift; and language planning and standard language.

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 360 - Grammar of Contemporary English


    A descriptive, comprehensive approach to analyzing the sentence structure of standard written English and the rhetorical effects of grammatical choices.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements, (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 365 - TESOL I:Tch Engl as Sec or Foreign Lang


    Introduction to theoretical foundations, standards, and instructional practices. Includes working with ESL learners.

    Requisites: All reading and writing Basic Skills requirements. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

    Notes: Must be taken prior to enrolling in a TESOL practicum.
3 cr
  
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    ENGL 370 - Language in Education


    This course will focus on language theory, practice and policies; language variety in the classroom and its relationship to speech, writing and reading; and language as it is affected by other sociolinguistic issues.

    Requisites: All required Basic Skills reading and writing courses, and one course from General Education Category 10. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 372 - History of Literary Criticism


    A selective study of principal ideas in literary criticism from classical to contemporary times.

    Requisites: ENGL 201. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 373 - Literary Theory


    A study of selected approaches to literature practiced in the discipline since 1900 (e.g. formalist, psychoanalytical, reader response, post-structuralist, feminist).

    Requisites: ENGL 201. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 380 - Teaching the Art of Writing


    This course provides theoretical foundations and practical experiences as a basis for teaching writing. It focuses on contemporary theories and research on the writing process and the ways K-12 students learn to write and can use writing to learn in all disciplines.

    Requisites: ENGL 201, one course from General Education (GE) Category 10, and admission to the Teacher Education Program. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 383 - Tutoring Writing


    Study of principles for effective tutoring in writing, models of the writing process, the underlying assumptions of an academic discourse, community, and approaches to error analysis. Concurrent tutoring experience required.

    Requisites: RPW 260, RPW 300, ENGL 301 or RPW 304. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 386 - Internship in English


    Students secure an internship and work on writing projects under supervision of English faculty and a sponsoring organization. Internships must involve 10 to 14 hours a week for a minimum of 10 weeks.

    Requisites: All required Basic Skills reading and writing courses; one course from General Education Category 10; ENGL 301; Department approval of portfolio. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:3 cr

3 cr
  
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    ENGL 390 - Special Topics


    A departmental course in a subject area not currently listed in the catalog. A descriptive title will appear on the Course Schedule and the transcript.

    Credits:1-4 cr

1-4 cr
  
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    ENGL 391 - Special Topics


    A departmental seminar in a subject area not currently listed in the catalog. A descriptive title will appear on the course schedule and the transcript.

    Requisites: As listed in the course schedule. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:1-4 cr

1-4 cr
  
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    ENGL 394 - Independent Research


    An independent research project in the discipline by a student or a cooperative research project with a faculty member. The student and instructor must agree on a project before enrollment.

    Requisites: Instructor permission, 3.00 GPA or higher, and a minimum of 12 credits in the discipline. (Required, Previous).

    Credits:1-4 cr

1-4 cr
 

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