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  • EDR 543 - Foundations of Literacy


    Graduate standing. (3)

    Overview of the reading process with emphasis on theoretical perspectives and their application to classroom instruction. Language acquisition, word recognition, comprehension, reading-writing connections, and methods of enhancing all students’ literacy. Emphasis on study of practices relevant to contemporary classroom. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDR 544 - Integrated Language Arts throughout the Curriculum: Theory into Practice


    Graduate standing, EDR 543 . (3)

    Current approaches to an integrated language arts curriculum, including such topics as connecting literacy instruction to all content areas, whole language, interdisciplinary teaching, materials selection to meet the needs of diverse learners, and authentic assessment. Students apply concepts and methods to unit, course, and curriculum design. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDR 546 - Writing for Middle and Secondary School Teachers


    Graduate standing. (3)

    Rationale, theory, and methods for teaching composition to middle and secondary school students in both language arts and content area fields. Concepts of the writing process; techniques for generating, responding to, and evaluating writing; writing across the curriculum; structuring writing courses and programs. Requires field experience in local schools or preparation of an in-service presentation.  Not open to students with credit forEDR 446 or ENG 412. Also listed as ENG 512. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • EDR 548 - Reading and Writing Across the Content Areas


    Admission to MAC program. (3)

    Teacher candidates examine ways in which secondary reading and writing instruction can enhance student learning, provide a variety of instructional methods, and allow students to make real world connections with subject matter.  Designed to prepare teacher candidates to work with students who demonstrate a range of reading and writing competencies. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDR 580 - Independent Study in Reading and Language Arts


    Graduate standing, consent of instructor and advisor. (1-3)

    Research, readings or special projects tailored to academic needs and interests of the student, on a topic related to literacy education. May be reelected to a total of nine credits when topics vary. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDR 585 - Special Topics in Reading and Language Arts


    Graduate standing. (1-6)

    Focus on various topics, including intensive study of specific areas related to literacy education. May follow a non-traditional university calendar schedule and may be delivered in nontraditional formats. Section titles vary based on topic of study. Students should consult with advisor about applying credits to an MA in Education specialization. May be reelected to a total of six credits when topics vary. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDR 645 - Literacy Instruction for Students Identified with Special Needs


    EDR 543 . (3)

    Introduction to and critique of current practices in literacy (reading, writing, listening, speaking) instruction for children identified as having special instructional needs. Focus on the current theories and understandings of child development and literacy acquisition that support practices in literacy instruction. Use this theoretical framework to investigate literacy practices that will support the success in the area of literacy for all students. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDR 646 - Literacy Assessment in Elementary/Middle School


    EDR 543 . (3)

    Examination of the role of assessment in students’ reading and writing in the K-8 classroom. Informal assessment measures, individualized and small group instructional strategies, standardized testing, and their function in students’ literacy development.  Not open to students with credit forEDR 441. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDR 670 - Reading and Writing Development/Research and the Construction of Meaning


    Graduate Standing, EDR 543 . (3)

    Candidates develop research insight as they create and implement an action research project focused on literacy development in K-12 literacy settings. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDR 672 - The Literacy Specialist


    Graduate standing, EDR 543 . (3)

    Candidates synthesize what they have learned throughout their coursework as they examine professional and leadership roles of the Literacy Specialist and skills necessary for Reading Specialist endorsement. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDR 699 - Seminar in Literacy


    Graduate standing. (3)

    In-depth study of particular issues related to literacy, with topics chosen by the instructor, varying from semester to semester. Specific emphasis on emerging issues, current research, and new perspectives on literacy. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDS 201 - Women, Education and Globalization


    (3) GS

    Insights on the importance of many aspects of women’s issues in the context of globalization. Also listed as EDE 201  and WGS 201  . Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDS 468 - Student Teaching Secondary-International


    Consent of instructor. (1-5)

    Full-time teaching in a classroom outside the U.S. to fulfill part of the 14-week student teaching requirement as described for SEC 469. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDS 480 - Independent Study in Secondary Education


    Consent of instructor. (1-3)

    Research, readings or special projects tailored to academic needs and interests of the student in a topic related to secondary education. May be reelected to a total of four credits. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDS 485 - Special Topics in Secondary Education


    (1-6)

    Focus on various topics, including intensive study of specific areas related to secondary education. May follow a non-traditional university calendar schedule and may be delivered in non-traditional formats. The title for each section varies, based on the topic of study. May be reelected to a total of six credits when topics vary. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDS 500 - Developmental Psychology for Secondary Education


    Admission to MAC program, concurrent election of EDS 515 . (3)

    Exploration of issues of learning and development through a variety of theoretical lenses.  Various facets of human development, diversity and motivation, as applied to learning and teaching.  Special attention to learning and developmental issues in the middle and secondary school setting. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDS 515 - Urban Education


    Admission to MAC program. (1-3)

    Field placement in a small urban high school environment, accompanied by a seminar focusing on various aspects of the environment as a context for teaching.  Teacher candidates observe and demonstrate increasing levels of responsibility for teaching under the guidance of a mentor/teacher and a university faculty member.  Emphasis on culture as it relates to pedagogy and learning, critical thinking, reflection, and use of clinical observation to describe and analyze the role of the classroom teaching in teaching and learning.  Early in the program, candidates rotate between classrooms and schools in order to gain a broad range of perspectives; later field placements center on classrooms relevant to the candidate’s major.  May be reelected to a total of nine credits. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDS 520 - Mathematics for Secondary Education


    Admission to MAC program. (4)

    An exploration of content and methods relevant to the teaching and learning of secondary mathematics. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDS 530 - Teaching Numeracy Across the Curriculum


    Admission to MAC program. (3)

    Introduction to teaching and incorporating numeracy skills across the curriculum in small urban high schools.  Focus on innovative numeracy teaching methodologies to support student learning.  Teacher candidates design and implement lesson plans and student activities that incorporate numeracy and focus on numeracy skill-building across disciplines.  Assumes basic mathematics proficiency. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDS 547 - Teaching English in Middle and Secondary Schools


    Admission to MAC program. (3)

    Focus on understanding problems in the teaching of English composition, literature and language in middle and secondary schools. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • EDS 580 - Independent Study in Secondary Education


    Graduate standing, consent of instructor and advisor. (1-3)

    Research, readings or special projects tailored to academic needs and interests of the student, on a topic related to secondary education. May be reelected to a total of nine credits when topics vary. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDS 585 - Special Topics in Secondary Education


    Graduate standing. (1-12)

    Focus on various topics, including intensive study of specific areas related to secondary education. May follow a nontraditional university calendar schedule and may be delivered in non-traditional formats. Section titles vary based on topic of study. Students should consult with advisor about applying credits to an MA in Education specialization. May be reelected to a total of twelve credits when topics vary. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDS 665 - Alternative Route Track-Student Teaching I


    Admission to MAC program, consent of instructor. (4-7)

    Teaching internship in a classroom for 14 weeks, under the joint supervision of University and school personnel.  Designed to develop the special knowledge and skills required of teachers through supervised participation in classroom work. Graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory [“Fall”, “Winter”]
  
  • EDS 667 - Alternative Route Track-Student Teaching II


    Admission to MAC program, consent of instructor. (4-7)

    Teaching internship in a classroom for 14 weeks, under the joint supervision of University and school personnel.  Designed to develop the special knowledge and skills required of teachers through supervised participation in classroom work. Graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory [“Fall”, “Winter”]
  
  • EDS 668 - Student Teaching I


    Admission to MAC program, consent of instructor. (4-7)

    Teaching internship in a classroom for 14 weeks, under the joint supervision of University and school personnel.  Designed to develop the special knowledge and skills required of teachers through supervised participation in classroom work.  Graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory [“Fall”, “Winter”]
  
  • EDS 669 - Student Teaching II


    Admission to MAC program and consent of instructor. (4-7)

    Teaching internship in a classroom for 14 weeks, under the joint supervision of University and school personnel. Designed to develop the special knowledge and skills required of teachers through supervised participation in classroom work. Offered Fall and Winter. Graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
  
  • EDS 698 - Student Teaching Seminar I


    Admission to MAC program, consent of instructor. (2)

    Group discussions, projects and activities designed by students in student teaching to aid in looking beyond the details of the student teaching experience and in conceptualizing the teaching and learning process. Graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
  
  • EDS 699 - Student Teaching Seminar II


    Admission to MAC program, consent of instructor. (2)

    Group discussions, projects and activities designed by students in student teaching to aid in looking beyond the details of the student teaching experience and in conceptualizing the teaching and learning process. May be reelected to a total of four credits when topics vary. Graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
  
  • EDT 201 - Using Technology in the Global Community


    (3) T

    Exploration of use of technological applications in real world contexts.  Introduction to online audio, visual and other multimedia sources that can be used to interact and communicate across global communities.  Focus on meaningful and purposeful use of technology, the development of formal and informal social networks, and the impact of technology on the global world. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDT 220 - Interactive Communications & Simulations


    Consent of instructor. (3) T

    Immersive exploration of the impact of technology on deliberative communication, collaborative problem-solving, and community engagement.  Through experiential and conceptual approaches, students investigate the design of technologies for learning and social engagement, and the potential of technological tools to change the way we approach knowledge, discourse, and group decision-making. May be reelected to a total of six credits. Meets online. Does not satisfy Education Department technology requirement. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • EDT 401 - Using Technology in Education


    Admission to teacher education program. (3)

    Introduction to uses of technology in education and technological resources for teaching. Focus on innovative uses of computers and the Internet to support student learning. Students participate in or design an educational project that uses technology, and discuss possibilities and challenges of integrating technology into teaching. Assumes basic word processing skills. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDT 420 - Instructional Systems Seminar


    Consent of instructor. (3)

    Examination of critical issues in instructional systems and how research methodologies have been used to study them. Students explore how research programs and theories are progressively honed, and begin to define programmatic areas of disciplined inquiry. Meets online. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • EDT 441 - Technology: Focus on Literacy Learning and Instruction


    Admission to Education Program. (3)

    Focus on the impact of technology on reading, writing and literacy development. Emphasis on computers, but other technologies also considered. Readings and discussion of theoretical research literature; hands-on use and evaluation of various software packages that support the process of reading and writing. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDT 480 - Independent Study in Technology Education


    Consent of instructor. (1-3)

    Research, readings or special projects tailored to academic needs and interests of the student in a topic related to technology in education. May be reelected to a total of four credits. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDT 485 - Special Topics in Technology Education


    (1-6)

    Focus on various topics, including intensive study of specific areas related to technology in education. May follow a non-traditional university calendar schedule and may be delivered in non-traditional formats. The title for each section varies, based on the topic of study. May be reelected to a total of six credits when topics vary. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDT 501 - Using Technology in Education


    Graduate standing. (3)

    Introduction to uses of technology in education and technological resources for teaching. Focus on innovative uses of computer and the Internet to support student learning. Students participate in or design an educational project that uses technology, and discuss possibilities and challenges of integrating technology into teaching. Assumes basic word processing skills. Mixed mode: Meets partially on-line and partially on-campus.  Not open to students with credit for EDT 401. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDT 510 - Introduction to Instructional Systems


    Graduate standing; concentration in Technology in Education. (3)

    Investigation of the systematic approach to instructional design, the contexts of application of this approach, and how professionals in this field adapt and apply the process in flexible and innovative ways, especially to large-scale projects. Meets online. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • EDT 520 - Instructional Systems Seminar


    Graduate standing. (3)

    Examination of critical issues in instructional systems and how research methodologies have been used to study them. Students explore how research programs and theories are progressively honed, and begin to define programmatic areas of disciplined inquiry. Meets online. Not open to students with credit forEDT 420. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • EDT 521 - Technology Skills for Educators


    Concentration in Technology in Education and graduate standing or permission of instructor. (1-3)

    A series of mini-courses that build skills using computers or other educational technologies. Participants may choose from approved mini-courses offered on-line, on campus, and at off-campus locations. May be reelected to a total of 6 credits. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDT 525 - Investigations in Open Education


    Graduate standing. (3)

    Guided exploration and reflection on learning through freely available educational resources. May include participation in an open online course. May be reelected to a total of 6 credits. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • EDT 530 - Global Program Seminar


    Admission to the Global Program. (3)

    Provides foundation for concepts and skills used throughout the program, including web development and educational project design. Conducted online. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDT 535 - Online Course Design


    Graduate standing. (3)

    Theory and methods of designing online courses and activities for K-12 and higher education. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • EDT 542 - Educational Project Design


    Graduate standing. (3)

    Design, creation, and implementation of web-based educational programs. Students enrolled in this course will apply fundamental concepts in teaching and learning while learning to employ sophisticated web-based technologies in constructing online educational environments. Emphasis is given to designing web environments and encouraging thoughtful and socially responsible interaction among peers, both online and offline. May be reelected to a total of six credits. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • EDT 543 - Advanced Educational Project Design


    EDT 542 . (3)

    Advanced design, creation, and implementation of web-based educational programs. Students enrolled in this course will apply knowledge of online educational project design to the construction of sophisticated online educational environments. Graded ABCDE Offered Infrequently.
  
  • EDT 544 - Assistive Technology for Students with Special Needs


    Graduate Standing. (3)

    Introduction to appropriate technology and assistive devices for supporting students with special needs. Assessment of individual needs and the appropriate accommodations, adaptations, and use of technology. Recent technological innovations examined in light of research and legislations about special needs learners. Also listed as EDN 544 . Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • EDT 575 - Designing for Online Collaborative Learning


    Graduate standing. (3)

    Strategies and techniques for designing instructional activities for distance learning and social media tools based on theories and principles of collaborative learning. Students learn to identify the conditions, processes, and technologies that support computer-supported collaborative learning. Meets online. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • EDT 576 - Introduction to Instructional Design and Technology


    Graduate standing. (3)

    Examination of the field of instructional design and technology, including ways to employ systematic instructional design procedures. Students design a unit of instruction using systematic innovative instructional design procedures and technologies. Meets online. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • EDT 580 - Independent Study in Educational Technology


    Graduate standing, consent of instructor and advisor. (1-3)

    Research, readings or special projects tailored to academic needs and interests of the student in a topic related to technology in education. May be reelected to a total of nine credits when topics vary. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDT 585 - Special Topics in Educational Technology


    Graduate standing. (1-6)

    Focus on various topics, including intensive study of specific areas related to technology in education. May follow a nontraditional university calendar schedule and may be delivered in non-traditional formats. Section titles vary based on topic of study. Students should consult with advisor about applying credits to an MA in Education specialization. May be reelected to a total of six credits when topics vary. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDT 630 - Learning Theory and Innovative Design


    Graduate standing. (3)

    Overview of prominent theories of learning, cognition and instruction. Through the practice of application, students evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of these theories and determine which are most applicable to innovative design as educators, trainers, instructional designers, parents, coaches, counselors and/or researchers. Meets online. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • EDT 640 - Digital Media Production


    Graduate standing. (3)

    Intensive, hands-on introduction to creating videos for educational purposes, including basic filming and digital editing techniques. Focus both on creating video as instructional material, and on involving students in video production. Additional topics include using video in web sites, curriculum integration, and ethical and legal issues. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDT 641 - Technology: Focus on Literacy Learning and Instruction


    Graduate standing. (3)

    Focus on the impact of technology on reading, writing, and literacy development. Emphasis on computers, but other technologies also considered. Readings and discussion of theoretical and research literature; hands-on use and evaluation of various software packages that support the processes of reading and writing. Not open to students with credit forEDT 441. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EDT 650 - Program Evaluation and Fieldwork


    Graduate standing. (3)

    Fieldwork in evaluation of instructional technology programs. Students select an instructional technology program, develop a research question, and apply qualitative research methods to evaluate the program’s strengths and weaknesses. Meets online. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • EDT 660 - Classroom Design of Educational Programs


    Graduate standing. (3)

    Exploration of theory and research on the design and enactment of educational interventions and programs relevant to instructional design (ID) practice, aimed at graduate students who have already mastered basic knowledge and skills related to instructional technology.  Students apply theory and research to the design of educational interventions and programs. Meets online. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • EDT 690 - Global Program Capstone Seminar


    Admission to the Global Program (3)

    Focus on synthesis of concepts introduced throughout the program, dissemination of student projects to a broad audience, and strategies for continuing communities of practice beyond the end of the program. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • EDT 699 - Leadership of Educational Programs


    Consent of instructor; EDT 520  or EDT 542  or EDT 660 . (3)

    Designed for graduate students who are interested in becoming leaders of web-based educational projects, while addressing fundamental issues of learning theory and pedagogy related to using technology in education. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • EGR 100 - Introduction to Technology


    (3) T

    Concepts and processes of technology, its effects on society, and interrelationships among science, engineering and technology.  Processes, resources, tools, products and services used in fields such as communication, transportation, energy, manufacturing, and mechanical and biomedical engineering; with demonstration of selected technologies.  Future technologies and potential impacts on society, from local and global perspectives. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 102 - Introduction to Engineering


    MTH 120  with a grade of C (2.0) or better. (3) T

    Introduction to various engineering disciplines and professions. Problem solving using engineering principles, concepts, methods, modeling, design and analysis. Topics related to engineering education and profession, such as metacognition based learning strategies, undergraduate research, plan of study, engineering ethics, professional engineering licensure, engineering economics, probability and statistics, product design and development, manufacturing, computer aided analysis, teamwork and communication. Students work in teams to design and build a project, etc. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 165 - Computer-Aided Design


    MTH 120  or higher, or equivalent as determined by math placement exam. (3) T

    Computer-aided design using parametric design and modeling.  Creation of two-and three-dimensional drawings with geometric and dimensional tolerance; constraint- and feature-based modeling based on concepts from theoretical computer graphics and related standards.  Students exiting the course have increased ability to apply creativity along with constraint-based modeling to develop design and solution of problems.  Lecture/laboratory with hands-on exercises using CAD software for creation of models and drawings. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 166 - Energy and Environment


    (3) T

    Fundamentals of the following energy types: mechanical, wind, hydro, thermal, biomass, fossil fuels, geothermal, solar, nuclear radiation, and electricity. The effect of energy on transportation, economics and sustainability of the environment. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • EGR 203 - Technology and Digital Society


    (3) S

    Examination of social dimensions of technology and digital social life; how societal factors influence development, adoption and diffusion of technology; how technology shapes societies and inequalities in terms of race, class and gender.  Lectures, readings and class discussions drawing on historical and current examples from a broad range of cultural contexts. Focus on such issues as impacts of technology on everyday life, the role of social media in racial and gender-based descrimination, and the proliferation of online extremism and violence. Also listed as SOC 203 . Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 230 - Statics


    EGR 102  or concurrent election of EGR 102 , MTH 122  or concurrent election of MTH 122 PHY 243 . (3)

    Understanding of the principles of mechanics and their application to the solution of engineering problems, especially in equilibrium state. Free-body diagrams introduced; equilibrium problems and resultants of general force systems stressed. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 235 - Global Energy


    (3) GS

    Global energy demand, consumption and supply and its impact on social, environmental and political changes. Analysis of traditional and alternate sources of energy production such as coal, oil, nuclear, hydroelectric, wind and solar. Development and use of alternate energy systems in different parts of the world; government policies, regulations and choices related to energy use and conservation. Also listed as POL 235 . Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 260 - Mechanics of Deformable Solids


    EGR 230  with a grade of C (2.0) of better, MTH 122  or concurrent election of MTH 122 ; prior or concurrent election of EGR 102 . (3)

    Deformable solids, stress and strain, principal axes, material behavior (elastic, plastic, viscoelastic, temperature dependent). Boundary value problems, torsion, beams. Instability, columns. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 261 - Mechanics of Solids Laboratory


    EGR 260  with a grade of C (2.0) or better or concurrent election of EGR 260 . (1)

    Study of deformation, stress and strains, strain energy, resilience, toughness, buckling, and fatigue failure on engineering structures, examined under different loadings such as tensile, compression, bending, torsion, impact, hydrostatic and any combination common in engineering applications. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 265 - Computer-Aided Engineering Analysis


    EGR 165  with a grade of C (2.0) or better;  EGR 260  with a grade of C (2.0) or better or concurrent election of EGR 260 ; or consent of instructor. (3)

    Introduction to geometric element analysis, deformation, stresses, strains, buckling, von Mises stresses, steady state and transient thermal analysis, and design optimization using Pro/Mechanica.  Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 280 - Science of Engineering Materials


    CHM 260 , prior or concurrent election of MTH 121 (3)

    Introduction to the science of engineering materials. Emphasis on the correlation between material properties and internal structure; examination of metals, alloys, ceramics, polymers, and composite materials for engineering applications. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 281 - Engineering Materials Laboratory


    EGR 280  with a grade of C (2.0) or better or concurrent election of EGR 280 . (1)

    Laboratory practice in fabrication, preparation, testing and evaluation of materials, including metals, alloys, ceramics, glasses, polymers and composites. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 291 - Supervised Study in Engineering


    Consent of instructor. (1-4)

    Laboratory work or study of the literature on designated problems chosen by the student in consultation with a faculty supervisor. May be reelected to a total of four credits. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • EGR 310 - Engineering Economics


    EGR 102  with a grade of C (2.0) or better or concurrent election of EGR 102 MTH 120  or higher or equivalent as determined by math placement exam; at least junior standing. (3) FQ

    Decision-making process in engineering with economic analysis; the role of quality and cost considerations in manufacturing; economies of scale; cash flow analysis; decisions involving capital expenditures, incremental analysis of multiple options, make or buy, rate of return, and present/future value analysis; income tax and interest considerations. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 314 - Engineering Ethics and Communication


    EGR 102 , at least sophomore standing. (3)

    Introduction to concepts, theories and practices of engineering ethics, and the code of ethics of the engineering profession. Students apply classical moral theories to the ethical decision-making process and analyze contemporary challenges in engineering with ethical issues. Emphasis on written and oral communication. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 315 - Machine Element Design


     EGR 165 , EGR 260 , EGR 280 , EGR 370 , each with a grade of C (2.0) or better; prior or concurrent election of EGR 281 . (3)

    Applications of the principles of mechanics of materials and other engineering sciences to the design of such machine elements as fasteners, gears, springs, bearings, clutches, chain and belt drives; analysis of functional and performance requirements; failure theories and their design criteria. Impact loading, stress concentration, and fatigue. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 330 - Engineering Circuit Analysis


    PHY 245 MTH 222  or current election of MTH 222 . (3)

    Introduction to linear electric circuit analysis, including dc, ac, transient, delta, and wye circuits; active and passive elements.  Concurrent election of EGR 335 expected. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 335 - Engineering Circuit Analysis Laboratory


    EGR 330  with a grade of C (2.0) or better or concurrent election of EGR 330 . (1)

    Laboratory experiments in circuit analysis. One three hour laboratory period weekly. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 350 - Fluid Mechanics


    MTH 303  or MTH 305  with a grade of C (2.0) or better; EGR 353  with a grade of C (2.0) or better, or concurrent election of EGR 353 . (3)

    Introduction to the mechanics of fluids. Fluid properties, kinematics, fluid statics, Bernoulli equation, control volume; differential forms of the fundamental laws, dimensional analysis, similitude and fluid/flow phenomena. Computational fluid dynamics. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 351 - Fluid Mechanics Laboratory


    Prior or concurrent election of EGR 350 . (1)

    Introduction to fluid mechanics laboratory, design of experiments, and data acquisition, including experiments on flow patterns, wind tunnel, airfoils, draining of a tank, pipe friction, drag forces, and measurements of fluid properties. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 353 - Thermodynamics


    MTH 122 , PHY 243 . (3)

    Study of the first and second laws of thermodynamics and their applications to the analysis of processes involving the control and utilization of energy. Properties and behavior of pure substances, ideal gases, and mixtures; heat engine and refrigeration cycles. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 354 - Optics


    PHY 245 , MTH 220  or MTH 303 , MTH 222 , each with a grade of C (2.0) or better. (3)

    Geometrical and wave optics. Topics selected from: refraction, reflection, polarization, dispersion, interference, diffraction, bi-refringence, scattering, and absorption and emission of photons. Also listed as PHY 354 . Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 355 - Thermal Systems Laboratory


    Prior or concurrent election of EGR 353  with a grade of C (2.0) or better. (1)

    Experiments in the thermal properties of matter, including thermodynamic states, transport and transfer of thermal energy, momentum and mass, and the transient and steady-state thermal properties of matter. Addresses design and analysis of solar panels, wind turbines, refrigeration and heat pumps, heat exchangers and Rankine cycles. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 356 - Heat Transfer


    Grade of C (2.0) or better in one of EGR 350 , EGR 353 ; prior or concurrent election of the other; prior or concurrent election of EGR 355 MTH 222 . (3)

    Conductive, convective, and radiative heat transfer in steady state and transient conditions. Convection in external and internal flow, and free convection. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 367 - Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism


    PHY 245 ; MTH 222 ; MTH 220  and MTH 305 , or MTH 303 ; all with a grade of C (2.0) or better; or consent of instructor. (3)

    Electrostatics and magnetostatics. Time-dependent electromagnetic fields. Behavior of dielectric and magnetic media. Introduction to Maxwell’s equations and electromagnetic radiation. Also listed as PHY 367 . Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 368 - Electrical Machines and Power Transmissions


    EGR 330  with a grade of C (2.0) or better. (3)

    Design and analysis of components of an electromechanical system such as its power system, driving system, and electronic circuits. Theoretical, practical and multidisciplinary approach for understanding modern power systems, distribution systems, power generation and transmissions; safety rules and their implementation. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 369 - Embedded Systems


    CSC 174  or CSC 175 , PHY 245 . (3)

    Overview of embedded systems design. Exploration of microprocessor architecture and programming, input/output interfacing devices, signal processing, different communication methods, implementation of control concepts in embedded systems. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 370 - Dynamics


    EGR 230   with a grade of C (2.0) or better. (3)

    Application of principles of mechanics and other engineering science to analysis of force systems in motion, including kinematics of particles and rigid bodies; kinetics of particles and rigid bodies by Newton’s laws; work and energy methods; impulse and momentum. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 371 - Dynamics and Vibration Laboratory


    Prior or concurrent election of EGR 370   with a grade of C (2.0) or better. (1)

    Laboratory experiments in dynamics and vibration. Topics selected from kinematics of rigid bodies, kinetics, modal analysis, and design for vibration reduction. One 3-hour laboratory weekly.  Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 376 - Solid State Physics


    PHY 343 ; MTH 222 ; MTH 220  and MTH 305 , or MTH 303 ; all with a grade of C (2.0) or better; or consent of instructor. (3)

    Crystal structure, diffraction by crystals, thermal properties, dielectric properties; free electron theory of metals, band theory, semi-conductors, magnetism, magnetic resonances, defects, superconductivity. Also listed as PHY 375 . Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 380 - System Dynamics and Control


    MTH 222 , PHY 245 MTH 303  or MTH 305  recommended. (3)

    Modeling and analysis of such dynamic systems as electrical, fluid and thermal. Laplace transforms and solution techniques for first and second order linear differential equations. Introduction to linear feedback control theory, block diagrams, transient and frequency responses, stability, system compensation and design. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 381 - Introduction to Composite Materials Design


    EGR 260 , EGR 280 , each with a grade of C (2.0) or better. (3)

    Fundamentals of composite materials, fiber reinforcement, manufacturing processes of composites, ply mechanics, macro-mechanics, strength damage, fiber-reinforced composites, beams, plates and stiffened panels, shells, and strengthening or reinforcing concrete. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 390 - Life Cycle Assessment and Industrial Ecology


    At least junior standing; MTH 120  and PHY 143 , or higher-numbered MTH and PHY courses. (3)

    Investigation of practices and methods related to achieving a sustainable environment, through the tracking of flows of emissions, waste, energy and materials throughout the product life-cycle. Includes an overview of concepts of industrial ecology. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 391 - Independent Study


    Consent of instructor. (1-4)

    Laboratory study or study of current literature on a selected topic. May be reelected to a total of four credits. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • EGR 392 - Special Topics in Engineering


    Prerequisite determined based on topic. (1-4)

    Special topic of interest not offered in another course and announced in the course schedule.  May be reelected for credit when topics vary. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 393 - Sustainable Design of Products and Systems


    At least junior standing; MTH 120  and PHY 143 , or higher numbered MTH and PHY courses. (3)

    Sustainable design of products and systems from the perspective of whole systems and life-cycle thinking, for the purpose of minimizing negative environmental impacts. Topics include energy-efficient design, design for product lifetime, green materials selection, and lightweighting. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 394 - Special Topics in Study Abroad


    Consent of instructor. (3)

    Faculty-led global experience for students to prepare them to succeed in a global environment. Topics vary. Graded ABCDN
  
  • EGR 395 - Cooperative Practice in Engineering


    EGR 260 EGR 280  with grades of C (2.0) or better; consent of instructor. (3)

    Industrial and engineering job planned jointly by the student, the Industrial Supervisor, and the Engineering Cooperative Coordinator. Project report and oral presentation required. Student’s work evaluated by the Industrial Supervisor and the Engineering Cooperative Coordinator. Graded Pass/Fail
  
  • EGR 397 - Robotics and Mechatronics Laboratory


    Prior or concurrent election of EGR 399 . (1)

    Laboratory experiments on electromechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and piezoelectric actuators and systems. Topics selected from: sensors; real-time computer control using the personal computer; position, trajectory, and force control of multi-link manipulators; vision-based control and sensor fusion. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 398 - Robotics


    CSC 174  or CSC 175 EGR 330 ; or consent of instructor. EGR 335  and MTH 220  recommended. (3)

    Introduction to robotics foundations in mechanisms, dynamics and intelligent controls. Topics include basics of modeling, planning, design and control of robotic systems. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 399 - Introduction to Mechatronics


    CSC 174  or CSC 175 , EGR 330 ; or consent of instructor.  EGR 335  recommended.  (3)

    Introduction to the integrated approach of mechanical, electrical, computer and control technologies to developing intelligent mechatronic systems.  Interfacing sensors and actuators to computer controlled electro-mechanical systems in product design and manufacturing. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 410 - Noise and Vibration


    EGR 370  with a grade of C or better, MTH 303  or MTH 305 . (3)

    Free and forced vibrations of systems involving one and multiple degrees of freedom; special topics in vibrations and measuring instruments. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 432 - Manufacturing Processes


    EGR 315  with a grade of C (2.0) or better, at least junior standing. (3)

    Rolling, extrusion and forging processes.  Sheet metal forming, processing of castings, machining and welding processes.  Polymers and polymer-matrix composite production, surface treatment techniques, selection criteria for manufacturing. Graded ABCDE
  
  • EGR 433 - Advanced Physics Laboratory II


    Consent of instructor. (1-3) CAP

    Original problems selected and pursued in consultation with the instructor. Serves as capstone for the Physics General Program (BA) and the Physics General Program (BS) when elected for 3 credits.  May be reelected to a total of four credits. Also listed as PHY 433 . Graded ABCDE/Y
 

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