Jun 28, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 Archived Catalog

Course Descriptions


Course offerings are numbered utilizing four digits, the first indicating college year and the last the number of semester hours credit.

Courses numbered 0001 to 0999 are considered remedial; hours do not count toward minimum requirements for graduation.

Courses numbered 3001 to 4999 fulfill requirements for upper-division credits. Most of these courses have specified prerequisites.

Courses numbered 5000 to 8999 fulfill requirements for graduate credit. Most of these courses have specified prerequisites.

A prerequisite course must have been completed with an acceptable passing grade before enrollment in the given course is permitted.

A corequisite is a course in which a student must be enrolled and satisfactorily participating concurrently with the given course.

 

Mathematics

  
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    MTH 1134 Calculus I

    Four hours (On Campus)
    A study of the foundational principles of differential and integral calculus with a strong emphasis on applications in science and engineering. Meets the Mathematics requirement of the Core Curriculum.

    Prerequisites: four years of high school mathematics, and a minimum ACT math score of 24, or minimum SAT math score of 580, or CLT math score of at least 21, or MTH 1113  and MTH 1122  
    Corequisite: MTH 1134L
    Offered on campus Fall semester
  
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    MTH 1144 Calculus II

    Four hours (On Campus)
    A continuation of MTH 1134 that introduces common techniques of integration and expands the study of calculus in the direction of higher-level topics such as Taylor approximation, infinite series, and beginning differential equations. Applications to physics, probability theory, and engineering are emphasized as well.

    Prerequisite: MTH 1134  
    Corequisite: MTH 1144L
    Offered on campus Spring semester
  
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    MTH 1153 Linear Algebra

    Three hours (On Campus)
    Topics include solving linear equations, systems of linear equations, matrix reduction, determinants, Cramer’s rule, and an introduction to vector spaces. An emphasis is placed on solving problems through computer programming.

    Prerequisite: minimum ACT math score of 19, or minimum SAT math score of 510, or CLT math score of at least 18, or MTH 0153 ; college algebra is recommended. 
    Offered on campus Spring semester
  
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    MTH 2103 Applied Statistics for Scientists

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A study of the essential statistical techniques needed to analyze quantitative data in the context of applications to various scientific fields. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability distributions, sampling techniques, hypothesis testing (t-tests, z-tests, chi-square tests, and ANOVA), correlation, and regression. Meets the Mathematics requirement of the Core Curriculum.

    Prerequisite: minimum ACT math score of 23, or minimum SAT math score of 560, or CLT math score of at least 20, or MTH 1113  
    Offered on campus Spring semester
  
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    MTH 2111 Problem-Solving Seminar

    One hour (On Campus)
    This course is designed to encourage the formation of creative problem-solving abilities in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus.

    Offered on campus Fall semester
  
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    MTH 2114 Linear Algebra and Differential Equations

    Four hours (On Campus)
    A continuation of the study of differential equations as begun in MTH 1144 with special emphasis on applications to problems in physics and engineering. The course also includes an introduction to linear algebra as this subject forms the basis for the study of higher-dimensional systems of differential equations. In preparation for MTH 2123 , the course ends with an introduction to vectors in two- and three-dimensional space.

    Prerequisite: MTH 1144  
    Corequisite: MTH 2114L
    Offered on campus Fall semester
  
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    MTH 2123 Vector Calculus

    Three hours (On Campus)
    An introduction to the study of multivariable and vector calculus. Topics include higher-dimensional differentiation, multivariable optimization, integrals over lines, surfaces, and volumes as well as numerous applications to physics and engineering.

    Prerequisites: MTH 1134  and MTH 1144  
    Offered on campus Spring semester
  
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    MTH 2143 Mathematical Structures I

    Three hours (On Campus)
    This course is a presentation of mathematics in a format that prepares teachers of elementary school mathematics. Topics include problem-solving patterns, the mathematical meaning and background of real-number arithmetic, and number theory.

    Prerequisite: minimum ACT math score of 19, or minimum SAT math score of 510, or CLT math score of at least 18, or Passing Score (State Level) on Praxis I Math, or MTH 0153  with grade of ‘C’ or better
    Offered on campus Fall semester
  
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    MTH 2183 Mathematical Structures II

    Three hours (On Campus)
    This course is a presentation of mathematics in a format that prepares teachers of elementary school mathematics. Topics include problem-solving, sets and logic, functions, the mathematical meaning and background of real-number arithmetic, number theory, probability and statistics, introductory geometry, geometric constructions, congruence, similarity, measurement, and coordinate geometry.

    Prerequisite: MTH 2143 
    Offered on campus Spring semester
  
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    MTH 2213 Discrete Mathematics

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A study of the mathematical topics that most directly relate to computer science. Topics include quantification notation, logic, proofs, sequences and series, algorithms, modular arithmetic, basic number theory, combinatorics and probability, trees and elementary graph theory. An emphasis is placed on programming and basic algorithm writing.

    Prerequisite: MTH 1123  or MTH 1134 
    Offered on campus Fall semester
  
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    MTH 3101 Mathematics Teaching Practicum

    One hour (On Campus)
    Practical experience in mathematics instruction. Three hours per week. May be repeated once for credit.

    Prerequisite: junior standing
    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    MTH 3103 Foundations of Mathematics

    Three hours (On Campus)
    An introductory study of predicate logic, set theory, and methods of mathematical proof. Applications may pertain to the theory of numbers, discrete mathematics, cardinality, and algebraic structures.

    Prerequisite: MTH 1144 
    Offered on campus Fall semester (even-numbered years)
  
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    MTH 3113 Selected Topics

    Three hours (On Campus)
    Topics of study are chosen from various branches of mathematics such as algebra, topology, number theory, complex variables or mathematical physics. May be repeated for credit when content differs.

    Offered on campus Fall semester (odd-numbered years)
  
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    MTH 3143 Topics in Mathematics Education

    Three hours (On Campus)
    An introduction to the philosophy and practice of teaching mathematics. Discussion and analysis of current trends and an introduction to the literature.

    Prerequisites: MTH 2183  and either MTH 1134  or MTH 1123  
    Offered on campus Fall semester (even-numbered years)
  
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    MTH 3153 Foundations of Geometry

    Three hours (On Campus)
    An introduction to the theory of Euclidian, neutral, Lobachevskian, Riemannian, incidence, and affine geometrics, together with linear, planar and spatial order properties. Designed primarily for prospective secondary teachers of mathematics.

    Prerequisites: MTH 2183 , and either MTH 1134  or MTH 1123  
    Offered on campus Spring semester (odd-numbered years)
  
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    MTH 3173 Mathematical Modeling and Simulation

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A study of the design of mathematical models and computer simulations in various scientific disciplines such as physics, biology, or sociology.

    Prerequisites: MTH 2123  and CS 1113 
    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    MTH 3183 Probability and Statistics

    Three hours (On Campus)
    An introduction to the theory of probability and statistical methods. Topics include discrete and continuous random variables, density functions, the normal and binomial distributions, correlation, the weak law of large numbers, the central limit theorem, estimation, and hypothesis testing.

    Prerequisite: MTH 1144 
    Recommended: MTH 2123  strongly recommended but not required
    Offered on campus Spring semester
  
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    MTH 4123 Abstract Algebra

    Three hours (On Campus)
    This course is an introduction to modern algebra and algebraic structures such as groups, rings, integral domains, and fields.

    Prerequisites: MTH 2114  and MTH 3103  
    Offered on campus Spring semester (even-numbered years)
  
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    MTH 4143 Real Analysis

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A systematic study of topics in mathematical analysis such as the real number system, sequences, limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration.

    Prerequisites: MTH 2123  and MTH 3103  
    Offered on campus Fall semester (odd-numbered years)
  
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    MTH 4220 Mathematics Research

    No credit (On Campus)
    This course involves students in research projects in an area of mathematics that is of interest to the students and the supervising faculty. It can be taken only for REU experiences at other institutions. Graded ‘S’ or ‘U’.

    Prerequisite: instructor consent
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MTH 4221 Mathematics Research

    One hour (On Campus)
    This course involves students in research projects in an area of mathematics that is of interest to the student and the supervising faculty. May be repeated for credit up to a total of three hours counted toward fulfillment of upper-division elective credits in mathematics as required for the Mathematics major. 

    Prerequisite: instructor consent
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MTH 4222 Mathematics Research

    Two hours (On Campus)
    This course involves students in research projects in an area of mathematics that is of interest to the students and the supervising faculty. May be repeated for credit up to a total of three hours counted toward fulfillment of upper-division elective credits in mathematics as required for the Mathematics major. 

    Prerequisite: instructor consent
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MTH 4223 Mathematics Research

    Three hours (On Campus)
    This course involves students in research projects in an area of mathematics that is of interest to the students and the supervising faculty. May be repeated for credit up to a total of three hours counted toward fulfillment of upper-division elective credits in mathematics as required for the Mathematics major.

    Prerequisite: instructor consent
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MTH 4310 Mathematics Internship

    No credit (On Campus)
    Students who take this course will gain practical experience in a mathematics-related field by working in a private company, a non-profit organization, or a government agency. Internships may be paid, unpaid, or stipend-based. Graded ‘S’ or ‘U’.

    Prerequisite: junior standing
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MTH 4501 Mathematics Capstone

    One hour (On Campus)
    This course offers a structured review of the key concepts and problem-solving strategies that the Mathematics major curriculum comprises and is designed to aid students in preparing for the standardized achievement test required for completion of the Mathematics major. One hour lecture-discussion per week.

    Prerequisites: senior standing and completion of, or current enrollment in, all (or most) mathematics courses specified by the department for the Mathematics major
    Offered on campus Spring semester

Management

  
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    MGT 2173 Principles of Management

    Three hours (On Campus and Online)
    A study of basic principles of leadership and management from historical and contemporary perspectives. Topics include a discussion of the theories, concepts, interrelationships, moral dimensions, character, functions, and skills required to lead and manage in today’s organizations.

    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
    Offered online Fall A and Summer B terms

  
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    MGT 3213 Management Science

    Three hours (On Campus and Online)
    This course provides students with advanced learning in data analysis using modeling, supply/demand pricing, regression, project management, inventory, financial principles and supply chain.  The course also focuses on using management science tools to communicate business problems and solutions as well as make strategic business decisions.

    Prerequisites: BUS 2193  and MGT 2173 
    Offered on campus Spring semester (odd-numbered years)
    Offered online Fall B term

  
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    MGT 3513 Human Resource Management

    Three hours (On Campus and Online)
    Introduction to human resource management principles, processes, and systems, including analysis of such elements as organizational assessment and human resource planning, recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits administration, training and development, employee relations, human resource management information systems, and employment laws.

    Offered on campus Spring semester
    Offered online Fall B and Spring B terms

  
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    MGT 3723 Project Management

    Three hours (On Campus and Online)
    This course addresses the basic principles of project management, including concepts from the initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing process groups. Introduces fundamentals of integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, procurement, and stakeholder management. Provides training and experience with project management tools and techniques, including work breakdown structures, network diagrams, risk management, earned value management, and other tools. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Prerequisite: MGT 2173  
    Offered on campus Fall semester (even-numbered years)
    Offered online Spring B term

  
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    MGT 3993 Production & Operations Management

    Three hours (On Campus and Online)
    This course examines the concepts, processes, and methods of managing and controlling operations in manufacturing or service settings. The course also covers the translation of product and service requirements into facilities, procedures, and operating organizations.

    Offered on campus Fall semester (odd-numbered years)
    Offered online Fall A term

  
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    MGT 4131 Selected Topics

    One hour (On Campus)
    A course offering students opportunities to study subjects of special interest. May be offered on a group basis in a classroom setting or as independent study under faculty supervision. May be repeated for credit when content differs.

    Prerequisite: junior standing
    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    MGT 4132 Selected Topics

    Two hours (On Campus)
    A course offering students opportunities to study subjects of special interest. May be offered on a group basis in a classroom setting or as independent study under faculty supervision. May be repeated for credit when content differs.

    Prerequisite: junior standing
    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    MGT 4133 Selected Topics

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A course offering students opportunities to study subjects of special interest. May be offered on a group basis in a classroom setting or as independent study under faculty supervision. May be repeated for credit when content differs.

    Prerequisite: junior standing
    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    MGT 4173 Evidence Based Management

    Three hours (On Campus)
    This course provides an understanding of the principles of Evidence Based Management (EBM) and develops skills in identifying, accessing, and using quality evidence from science and practice in making better decisions. Participants are trained in critical thinking and reasoning, identifying and gathering the best available evidence, critical appraisal of evidence, and applying evidence of different forms to decision-making.

    Offered on campus upon sufficient request

Marketing

  
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    MKT 2143 Principles of Marketing

    Three hours (On Campus and Online)
    A study of the marketing process for identifying a need and selecting target markets; developing a product to satisfy the need; and the distribution, promotion, and pricing of the product.

    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
    Offered online Fall B and Summer A terms

  
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    MKT 3133 Retailing

    Three hours (On Campus)
    Exposure to the many facets of retailing with a focus on contemporary concepts. Topics include marketing structures, environmental analysis, financial strategies, merchandising, pricing, promotion, distribution, personnel issues, electronic retailing business models, and effective e-commerce retailing strategies.

    Prerequisite: MKT 2143  
    Offered on campus Fall semester (odd-numbered years)
  
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    MKT 3163 Consumer Behavior

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A study of the buying patterns, decision-making, motivation, and behavior of the consumer. Students analyze the psychological, social, and economic influences on consumption.

    Prerequisite: MKT 2143 
    Offered on campus Fall semester (even-numbered years)
  
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    MKT 3883 Digital Marketing

    Three hours (On Campus)
    This course will explore current strategies and techniques in digital marketing and new media. Topics include an overview of internet marketing with a direct focus on social media marketing, web site optimization and analytics, content marketing, email marketing, e-commerce strategies, mobile marketing, search engine optimization, pay per click, conversion optimization, and other emerging web-based marketing techniques.

    Prerequisite: MKT 2143 
    Offered on campus Spring semester
  
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    MKT 4113 Marketing Research

    Three hours (On Campus)
    Applied study of marketing research using projects supplied by firms. Includes role and methods of marketing research as a means to enhance the marketing strategies and decisions of the modern business organization. Theory and application of such topics as problem identification, research design, survey development, data analysis, and report presentations are covered. Client interaction is emphasized.

    Prerequisites: BUS 2193  and MKT 2143  
    Offered on campus Fall semester
  
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    MKT 4123 Integrated Marketing Communications

    Three hours (On Campus)
    This course examines the foundational aspects of integrated marketing communications (IMC) and its role in the marketing mix. Students will understand the interactive and systematic process of crafting a cohesive message to stakeholders resulting in a clear delivery of organizational value through multiple outlets. The theoretical underpinning of IMC will be examined using four pillars: stakeholders, content, channels, and results. Therefore, emphasis will be placed on strategies that increase collaboration, and engagement, with audiences through both traditional and digital media.

    Prerequisite: either COM 2353 ENT 2013 , or MKT 2143  
    Offered on campus Spring semester
  
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    MKT 4133 Selected Topics

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A course offering students opportunities to study subjects of special interest. May be offered on a group basis in a classroom setting or as independent study under faculty supervision. May be repeated for credit when content differs.

    Prerequisite: junior standing
    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    MKT 4173 Marketing Strategies

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A capstone marketing course designed to integrate the student’s knowledge of marketing through case analysis and practical application of marketing tools.

    Prerequisites: MKT 2143  and MKT 4113  
    Offered on campus Fall semester
  
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    MKT 4213 Consumer Insights & Analytics

    Three hours (On Campus)
    This course provides students with the skills to use consumer data to understand consumer behaviors and make strategic marketing decisions. Students will use quantitative analysis to understand a product’s performance and yield insights on key category drivers. Students will be introduced to the technology and syndicated data sources used in consumer product goods companies.

    Prerequisite: MKT 2143 
    Offered on campus Spring semester (odd-numbered years)
  
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    MKT 4223 Marketing Analytics

    Three hours (On Campus)
    An introduction to and demonstration of how to apply data science to marketing decisions.  Students will learn how to use practical tools and techniques for marketing data collection, analysis and visualization.

    Prerequisite: BUS 2193 , MTH 2103 MTH 3183 , or PSY 2383 
    Offered on campus Spring semester (odd-numbered years)

Mechanical Engineering

  
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    ME 3113 Thermal Sciences

    Three hours (On Campus)
    An introduction to the thermal sciences of mechanical engineering providing an overview of thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and heat transfer. Three hours lecture-discussion per week. An additional fee may be associated with this course. Same as PHY 3113 

    Prerequisite: EN 1223  
    Offered on campus Fall semester
  
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    ME 3123 Dynamics

    Three hours (On Campus)
    Course develops vector analysis of the kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies using the concepts of Newton’s laws, differential and integral calculus, vectors, coordinate systems, work, energy, impulse and momentum. Course develops problem solving sills using analytic, numerical and computer aided solution methods. Course has three hours lecture-discussion per week.

    Prerequisite: ME 3313  
    Offered on campus Fall semester
  
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    ME 3153 Turbine Power Generation

    Three hours (On Campus)
    An exploration of the technologies and design of various turbine power plants. A brief study of gas, nuclear, and renewable energy systems. Three hours lecture-discussion per week. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Prerequisite: ME 3113 
    Offered on campus Fall semester (odd-numbered years)
  
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    ME 3223 Thermodynamics

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A continuation from ME 3113  of the study of the laws of classical thermodynamics with a brief introduction to compressible flow. Energy conservation in closed and flowing systems. Application to power and refrigeration cycles. Two hours lecture-discussion and one two-hour laboratory per week. An additional fee may be associated with this course. Same as PHY 3223 

    Prerequisite: ME 3113  
    Offered on campus Spring semester
  
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    ME 3313 Statics and Strength of Materials

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A design sequence from applied loads to a selection of optimum material, shape, and size for the elements in structures or machines. Forces are resolved in static equilibrium, then elastic or plastic stress analysis is used to assure adequate strength and deflection. Two hours lecture-discussion and one two-hour laboratory per week. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Prerequisites: EN 1223  and PHY 2114  
    Corequisite: ME-3313L
    Offered on campus Spring semester
  
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    ME 3413 Engineering Materials Science

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A microscopic study of engineering materials, with emphasis on acquiring basic knowledge of microstructure and processes that relate to properties and performance of engineering materials. Two hours lecture-discussion and one two-hour laboratory per week. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Prerequisite: CHM 1124 
    Offered on campus Fall semester
  
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    ME 3501 Selected Topics

    One hour (On Campus)
    A study of a special area of mechanical engineering such as fluid induced vibrations, fluidics, rotating machinery, thermal energy converters, viscoelastic materials, or quality control. May be repeated for credit when content differs.

    Prerequisite: TBD according to topic
    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    ME 3502 Selected Topics

    Two hours (On Campus)
    A study of a special area of mechanical engineering such as fluid induced vibrations, fluidics, rotating machinery, thermal energy converters, viscoelastic materials, or quality control. May be repeated for credit when content differs.

    Prerequisite: TBD according to topic
    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    ME 3503 Selected Topics

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A study of a special area of mechanical engineering such as fluid induced vibrations, fluidics, rotating machinery, thermal energy converters, viscoelastic materials, or quality control. May be repeated for credit when content differs.

    Prerequisite: TBD according to topic
    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    ME 3603 Introduction to Flight

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A study of the history and basics of aircraft flight. Students will examine how humans harnessed the principles of thermal sciences to fly faster and higher. The course begins with the origins of modern-day flight and weaves through the fundamental concepts of aerodynamics. Includes a design project and literature review. Three hours lecture-discussion per week. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Prerequisite: ME 3113 
    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    ME 4113 Machine Design

    Three hours (On Campus)
    Practical application of kinematics, materials mechanics, and mechanical processes to the design of machines and machine elements. Static and dynamic load analysis, stress analysis, material selection and failure analysis. Three hours discussion-design per week.

    Prerequisites: ME 3123  and ME 3413 
    Offered on campus Spring semester
  
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    ME 4213 Heat Transfer

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A study of energy movement due to temperature differences via the mechanisms of conduction, convection, and radiation. Includes a class design project. Three hours lecture-discussion per week.

    Prerequisites: MTH 2114  and ME 3113 
    Offered on campus Spring semester
  
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    ME 4303 Finite Element Analysis

    Three hours (On Campus)
    Finite element methods covering fundamental concepts and computer implementation. Topics include solutions of boundary value problems in fluid and solid mechanics with thermal effects and applications to engineering design. Three hours lecture-discussion per week.

    Prerequisites: MTH 2114  and ME 3313  
    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    ME 4323 Fluid Mechanics

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A study of the conservation of mass, momentum, and energy in relation to laminar and turbulent fluid flow. Viscous effects and application to steady and unsteady flow, incompressible, and compressible fluids. Two hours lecture-discussion and one two-hour laboratory period per week. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Prerequisites: ME 3113  and MTH 2123  
    Corequisite: ME 4323L
    Offered on campus Fall semester

Military Science

  
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    MSC 1111 Military Skills and Leadership I (MS I)

    One hour (University of Arkansas)
    Incorporates the Army ROTC courses involving both classroom and outdoor instruction. Teaches basic rappelling and mountaineering, care, maintenance, and firing of weapons, and the fundamentals of land navigation and survival operations in a field environment. The MS I cadet also receives instruction in leadership, organization, and role of the Army and reserve forces, branches of the Army, and the Army physical fitness program. One hour lecture-discussion and one hour laboratory per week.

    Corequisite: MSC 1111L
    Offered on the University of Arkansas campus Fall semester
  
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    MSC 1121 Military Skills and Leadership II (MS I)

    One hour (University of Arkansas)
    Incorporates the Army ROTC courses involving both classroom and outdoor instruction. Teaches basic rappelling and mountaineering, care, maintenance, and firing of weapons, and the fundamentals of land navigation and survival operations in a field environment. The MS I cadet also receives instruction in leadership, organization, and role of the Army and reserve forces, branches of the Army, and the Army physical fitness program. One hour lecture-discussion and one hour laboratory per week.

    Corequisite: MSC 1121L
    Offered on the University of Arkansas campus Spring semester
  
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    MSC 2112 Leadership Development I (MS II)

    Two hours (University of Arkansas)
    A continuation of basic ROTC courses. During MS II, cadets are taught basic military subjects such as land navigation, first aid, marksmanship, role of NCO’s, military correspondence, and drill and ceremonies. Cadets also spend time on leadership, Soviet military power, principles of war, and national defense policy. Two hours lecture-discussion and one hour leadership laboratory per week.

    Prerequisite: completion of MS I or equivalent, as determined by the Professor of Military Science
    Corequisite: MSC 2112L
    Offered on the University of Arkansas campus Fall semester
  
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    MSC 2122 Leadership Development II (MS II)

    Two hours (University of Arkansas)
    A continuation of basic ROTC courses. During MS II, cadets are taught basic military subjects such as land navigation, first aid, marksmanship, role of NCO’s, military correspondence, and drill and ceremonies. Cadets also spend time on leadership, Soviet military power, principles of war, and national defense policy. Two hours lecture-discussion and one hour leadership laboratory per week.

    Prerequisite: completion of MS I or equivalent, as determined by the Professor of Military Science
    Corequisite: MSC 2122L
    Offered on the University of Arkansas campus Spring semester
  
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    MSC 3114 Applied Leadership I (MS III)

    Four hours (University of Arkansas)
    Development of managerial and leadership abilities, maximizing performance-oriented “hands-on” training. Student-led drill, physical training, and methods of instruction. Training intended to orient the students toward the ROTC Advanced Camp experienced normally in the summer prior to the senior year or fourth year of ROTC. Three hours lecture-discussion and three hours leadership laboratory (drill) per week. The Whole Person Wellness requirement of the Core Curriculum will be waived upon completion of both MSC 3114 and MSC 3124 .

    Prerequisite: completion of MS I and II, veteran status, Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) participant or equivalent, as determined by the Professor of Military Science
    Corequisite: MSC 3114L
    Offered on the University of Arkansas campus Fall semester
  
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    MSC 3124 Applied Leadership II (MS III)

    Four hours (University of Arkansas)
    Development of managerial and leadership abilities, maximizing performance-oriented “hands-on” training. Student-led drill, physical training, and methods of instruction. Training intended to orient the students toward the ROTC Advanced Camp experienced normally in the summer prior to the senior year or fourth year of ROTC. Three hours lecture-discussion and three hours leadership laboratory (drill) per week. The Whole Person Wellness requirement of the Core Curriculum will be waived upon completion of both MSC 3114  and MSC 3124.

    Prerequisite: completion of MS I and II, veteran status, Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) participant or equivalent, as determined by the Professor of Military Science
    Corequisite: MSC 3124L
    Offered on the University of Arkansas campus Spring semester
  
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    MSC 4114 Advanced Leadership I (MS IV)

    Four hours (University of Arkansas)
    The study of various military organizations and their role in military operations. Discussion of command and staff management in military organizations, executive responsibility of Army commissioned officers, service customs, courtesies, and traditions. The study of personnel management, the military justice system, training, and maintenance management. Three hours lecture-discussion and three hours leadership and planning laboratory per week.

    Prerequisite: successful completion of MS III course work
    Corequisite: MSC 4114L
    Offered on the University of Arkansas campus Fall semester
  
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    MSC 4124 Advanced Leadership II (MS IV)

    Four hours (University of Arkansas)
    The study of various military organizations and their role in military operations. Discussion of command and staff management in military organizations, executive responsibility of Army commissioned officers, service customs, courtesies, and traditions. The study of personnel management, the military justice system, training, and maintenance management. Three hours lecture-discussion and three hours leadership and planning laboratory per week.

    Prerequisite: successful completion of MS III course work
    Corequisite: MSC 4124L
    Offered on the University of Arkansas campus Spring semester

Music

  
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    MUS 1000 Recital Attendance

    No credit (On Campus)
    Satisfactory completion of a specified number of recitals and concerts each semester. Full-time music and worship arts majors must register every semester in order to complete the Recital Attendance requirements for graduation. Students in the B.Mus.Ed. program are exempted the semester of internship. Two semesters are required of students minoring in music or worship arts. May be repeated. Graded “S” or “U.”

    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1103 Elements of Music Theory

    Three hours (On Campus)
    Rudiments of music including meter, intervals, scales, key signatures, triads, and seventh chords. Includes fundamental aural skills. Credit does not count toward graduation hours or toward any Music Department field of study. May be waived by examination.

    Offered on campus Fall semester
  
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    MUS 1111 Musicianship I

    One hour (On Campus)
    A course developing the aural skills of singing at sight and taking dictation. Musical materials representative of diatonic harmony of the common practice period. Two hours of laboratory per week.

    Prerequisite: MUS 1103  or waiver
    Corequisite: MUS 1113  
    Offered on campus Spring semester
  
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    MUS 1113 Theory I

    Three hours (On Campus)
    A study of diatonic harmony of the common practice period with emphasis on descriptive and interpretive analytical methodologies, species counterpoint, and part writing. Meets the Arts and Humanities requirement of the Core Curriculum.

    Prerequisite: MUS 1103  or waiver
    Corequisite: MUS 1111  
    Offered on campus Spring semester
  
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    MUS 1203 Liberal Arts Foundations for the Musician

    Three hours (On Campus)
    An introduction to the music curriculum. Consideration of philosophical issues fundamental to the arts. Historical survey of music literature of the Western world, with emphasis on style, form, appreciation, and application of perception skills. Meets the Arts and Humanities requirement of the Core Curriculum. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Prerequisite or corequisite: EGL 1013  
    Offered on campus Spring semester
  
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    MUS 1301 Applied Composition

    One hour (On Campus)
    One half-hour private lesson per week. Minimum amount of weekly preparation to be determined by instructor. May be repeated for credit. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Prerequisites: MUS 1111  and MUS 1113  or instructor consent
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1302 Applied Composition

    Two hours (On Campus)
    One hour private lesson per week. Minimum amount of weekly preparation to be determined by instructor. May be repeated for credit. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Prerequisites: MUS 1111  and MUS 1113  or instructor consent
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1631 Music Practicum: Music Theatre Production

    One hour (On Campus)
    Forty-five hours of production assistance per credit hour in preparing and producing a music theatre production. Students will work under the direct supervision of the director of the music theatre production.

    Offered on campus the semester of a production
  
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    MUS 1632 Music Practicum: Music Theatre Production

    Two hours (On Campus)
    Forty-five hours of production assistance per credit hour in preparing and producing a music theatre production. Students will work under the direct supervision of the director of the music theatre production.

    Offered on campus the semester of a production
  
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    MUS 1730 Music Theatre Production

    No credit (On Campus)
    Fully staged production of a musical or operetta. May be repeated. Audition required. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Offered on campus Fall semester
  
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    MUS 1731 Music Theatre Production

    One hour (On Campus)
    Fully staged production of a musical or operetta. May be repeated for credit. Audition required.  An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1732 Music Theatre Production

    Two hours (On Campus)
    Fully staged production of a musical or operetta. May be repeated for credit. Audition required. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1791 Recreational Guitar

    One hour (On Campus)
    One half-hour private lesson per week. Student must supply guitar for practice and lessons. Minimum amount of daily practice to be determined by instructor. Available for students not concentrating in guitar as part of a major or minor in either music or worship arts. May be repeated for credit. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    MUS 1810 Men’s Chorus

    No credit (On Campus)
    The ensemble performs a variety of styles from the standard collegiate and sacred choral literature. The group performs primarily for on-campus functions. Audition required. May be repeated each semester of lower-division study.

    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1811 Men’s Chorus

    One hour (On Campus)
    The ensemble performs a variety of styles from the standard collegiate and sacred choral literature. The group performs primarily for on-campus functions. Audition required. May be repeated each semester of lower-division study.

    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1830 Women’s University Chorus

    No credit (On Campus)
    The ensemble performs a variety of styles from the standard collegiate and sacred choral literature. The group performs primarily for on-campus functions. May be repeated.

    Prerequisite: audition required
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1831 Women’s University Chorus

    One hour (On Campus)
    The ensemble performs a variety of styles from the standard collegiate and sacred choral literature. The group performs primarily for on-campus functions. Audition required. May be repeated each semester of lower-division study.

    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1840 Instrumental Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra

    No credit (On Campus)
    The ensemble performs a variety of styles from the standard instrumental ensemble literature. The group performs at least once per semester. Two hours of rehearsal each week in addition to performances. May be repeated.

    Prerequisite: audition required
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1841 Instrumental Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra

    One hour (On Campus)
    The Chamber Orchestra performs a variety of styles from standard orchestral literature. There are performances each semester. Audition required. May be repeated each semester of lower-division study.

    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1850 JBU Chapel Band

    No credit (On Campus)
    This ensemble seeks to develop the musicianship and character of all students participating in JBU Chapel Bands. Students will rehearse music to be used in leading weekly chapel services, as well as participate in team building exercises and discussions about the corporate worship culture of JBU. This course also serves as an opportunity for Chapel Leaders to practice pastoral care and leadership to a small group of student musicians. May be repeated.  An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Prerequisite: application and audition required
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1851 JBU Chapel Band

    One hour (On Campus)
    This ensemble seeks to develop the musicianship and character of all students participating in JBU Chapel Bands. Students will rehearse music to be used in leading weekly chapel services, as well as participate in team building exercises and discussions about the corporate worship culture of JBU. This course also serves as an opportunity for Chapel Leaders to practice pastoral care and leadership to a small group of student musicians. May be repeated for credit.  An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Prerequisite: application and audition required
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1860 Jazz Ensemble

    No credit (On Campus)
    Via focused study of the jazz repertoire and improvisation, students are encouraged to develop as musicians and improvisers through performance, active listening, and transcription. The instrumentation changes from semester-to-semester but generally consists of 3-5 member jazz combos to octets and nonets. A major goal of this ensemble is developing the skill of self-critique and band-leadership. Two hours of rehearsal each week in addition to performances. This group is open to all JBU students. May be repeated.

    Prerequisite: audition required
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1861 Jazz Ensemble

    One hour (On Campus)
    Via focused study of the jazz repertoire and improvisation, students are encouraged to develop as musicians and improvisers through performance, active listening, and transcription. The instrumentation changes from semester-to-semester but generally consists of 3-5 member jazz combos to octets and nonets. A major goal of this ensemble is developing the skill of self-critique and band-leadership. Two hours of rehearsal each week in addition to performances. This group is open to all JBU students. May be repeated for credit. 

    Prerequisite: audition required
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1871 Applied Voice as an Elective

    One hour (On Campus)
    One half-hour private lesson per week for MUS 1871. Minimum amount of daily practice to be determined by instructor. For students taking voice as an elective. Credit does not count as applied hours for any students majoring or minoring in Music with voice as the emphasis or concentration. Students are not provided an accompanist. May be repeated for credit. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Corequisite: MUS 1980  
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1872 Applied Voice as an Elective

    Two hours (On Campus)
    A one or two half-hour private lesson per week for MUS 1872. Minimum amount of daily practice to be determined by instructor. For students taking voice as an elective. Credit does not count as applied hours for any students majoring or minoring in Music with voice as the emphasis or concentration. Students are not provided an accompanist. May be repeated for credit. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Corequisite:  MUS 1980  
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1881 Applied Piano as an Elective

    One hour (On Campus)
    One half-hour private lesson per week for MUS 1881. Minimum amount of daily practice to be determined by instructor. For students taking piano as a secondary or elective instrument. Credit does not count as applied hours for any students majoring or minoring in music with piano as the major instrument. May be repeated for credit. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Corequisite: MUS 1990  
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1882 Applied Piano as an Elective

    Two hours (On Campus)
    A one or two half-hour private lesson per week for MUS 1882. Minimum amount of daily practice to be determined by instructor. For students taking piano as a secondary or elective instrument. Credit does not count as applied hours for any students majoring or minoring in music with piano as the major instrument. May be repeated for credit. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Corequisite: MUS 1990  
    Offered on campus Fall and Spring semesters
  
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    MUS 1890 Studio Class in Instrumental Music

    No credit (On Campus)
    Required of all students taking instrumental music. A weekly performance class in which students have the opportunity to perform for their peers and receive constructive remarks regarding technique, interpretation, and general performance procedures. Specific topics are addressed at the discretion of the instructors. May be repeated.

    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    MUS 1891 Applied Instrument

    One hour (On Campus)
    One half-hour private lesson per week. Minimum amount of daily practice to be determined by instructor. Available for majors and minors admitted into the Instrumental Major. May be repeated for credit. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Prerequisites: see requirements to enter each level of work in Instrumental concentrate as listed in General Requirements for Music Degrees
    Corequisite: MUS 1890  (if available)
    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    MUS 1892 Applied Instrument

    Two hours (On Campus)
    A one-hour or two half-hour private lessons per week. Minimum amount of daily practice to be determined by instructor. Available for majors and minors admitted into the Instrumental Concentration. May be repeated for credit. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Prerequisites: see requirements to enter each level of work in Instrumental concentrate as listed in General Requirements for Music degrees
    Corequisite: MUS 1890  (if available)
    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    MUS 1901 Basic Guitar Techniques

    One hour (On Campus)
    Class instruction focused on guitar playing styles and techniques applicable to church settings. Primary emphasis is given to playing rhythm guitar; some lead guitar techniques are addressed.

    Offered on campus upon sufficient request
  
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    MUS 1911 Lyric Diction I

    One hour (On Campus)
    English and Italian pronunciation and articulation for singers, with emphasis on International Phonetic Alphabet transcription and song text delivery. Two fifty-minute sessions per week.

    Offered on campus Spring semester (odd-numbered years)
  
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    MUS 1921 Lyric Diction II

    One hour (On Campus)
    German and French pronunciation and articulation for singers, with emphasis on International Phonetic Alphabet transcription and song text delivery. Two fifty-minute sessions per week.

    Prerequisite: MUS 1911  
    Offered on campus Fall semester (odd-numbered years)
  
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    MUS 1931 Class Piano I

    One hour (On Campus)
    Basic keyboard techniques and application of music fundamentals to the keyboard, including major and minor scales, modes, chord progressions, arpeggios, harmonization, improvisation, accompaniments, transposition, solo and ensemble repertoire. Two hours of class each week and a half-hour of practice daily. An additional fee may be associated with this course.

    Prerequisite: ability to read music notation
    Offered on campus Fall semester
 

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