Oct 26, 2021  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Course Descriptions


 
  
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    HIST 416 - American Indian to 1876 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    History of Native Americans in North America to 1876. Emphasis on cultural development; European impact; Indian and non-Indian relations; government policy up to the Reservation Era.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 416 and HIST 516, HIST 418 or HIST 518.

    Prerequisite: HIST 201, junior standing or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    HIST 417 - American Indian, 1876 to Present (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    History of Native Americans in United States from 1876 to present; emphasis on Indian and non-Indian relations; government policy, culture retention and survival; contemporary issues from sovereignty to gaming.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 417 and HIST 517.

    Prerequisites: HIST 201 and HIST 202; junior standing or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    HIST 421 - The American West, 1754-1893 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Westward expansion in the growth and development of the United States, including the West as myth and as a crucible of multi-cultural influences, resource utilization, social and political development, and the “closing” of the frontier.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 421 and HIST 521.

    Prerequisites: HIST 201-202 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 425 - Jacksonian America, 1815-1848 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Political, economic, and cultural history of the United States from the War of 1812 to the Mexican-American War.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 425 and HIST 525.

    Prerequisite: HIST 201 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    HIST 432 - Twentieth Century Europe (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    History of Europe during the twentieth century, with primary emphasis on the period since the First World War.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 432 and HIST 532.

    Prerequisites: HIST 101-102 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 435 - The Civil War Era, 1848-1865 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Origins of the American Civil War, and its military, diplomatic, political, social, and economic developments.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 435 and HIST 535.

    Prerequisite: HIST 201 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    HIST 436 - Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1900 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Political, social, and economic development following the Civil War years, including Reconstruction.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 436 and HIST 536.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    HIST 440 - The British Empire (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    British Empire from the sixteenth century to the present, examining the diverse economic, diplomatic, social, and cultural motives for expansion, as well as the consequences and impacts of the Empire on the creation of the modern world.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 440 and HIST 540.

    Prerequisites: HIST 102 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    HIST 445 - United States, 1900-1945 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    United States history from the beginnings of the Progressive Era through the end of World War II.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 445 and HIST 545.

    Prerequisite: HIST 202 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 450 - Medieval Europe (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    History of Western Europe from the fall of the Roman Empire in the West to the age of the Renaissance and Reformation, emphasizing social, cultural, and institutional features.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 450 and HIST 550.

    Prerequisites: HIST 101-102, or HIST 121-122, or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    HIST 451 - Renaissance and Reformation (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Intensive study of the Renaissance and Reformation in Europe.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 451 and HIST 551.

    Prerequisites: HIST 101-102 or HIST 121-122 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    HIST 452 - Spain and Portugal, 400-1700 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Iberian Peninsula from the collapse of the Western Roman Empire until the Golden Age of Spain in the seventeenth century, with special emphasis on the Muslim invasion and rule of Spain, relations between religious groups during the medieval period, and the creation of global empires.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 452 and HIST 552..

    Prerequisite: HIST 101 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 455 - United States since 1945 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    United States history from the end of World War II to the present.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 455 and HIST 555.

    Prerequisite: HIST 202 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    HIST 456 - Age of Absolutism and Enlightenment, 1648-1789 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Europe from the end of the Thirty Years’ War to the French Revolution.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 456 and HIST 556.

    Prerequisite: HIST 102 or 122 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 457 - French Revolution and Napoleon (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Causes, events and results of the French Revolution and the era of Napoleon Bonaparte.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 457 and HIST 557.

    Prerequisite: HIST 102 or 122 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 461 - Russia and Eastern Europe, 800-1914 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Development of Slavic political and cultural institutions.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 461 and HIST 561.

    Prerequisites: HIST 101-102, or HIST 121-122, or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 462 - Russia and Eastern Europe since 1914 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Social, political and economic history of Eastern Europe, with special emphasis on the impact of communism and fascism on the region.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 462 and HIST 562.

    Prerequisite: HIST 102 or 122 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 465 - World War II (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Origins, military events and diplomacy of World War II.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 465 and HIST 565.

    Prerequisites: HIST 102 or HIST 122 or HIST 202 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    HIST 472 - History of American Sexuality (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Sexuality in the United States from colonial times to the present, including Native American, Euro-American, African-American and Hispanic cultures’ approaches to sexuality, sexual identities, and reproduction. Includes a history of censorship, vice crimes, and the modern sexual revolution.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 472, HIST 572, or WMST 472.

    Prerequisite: HIST 201 or HIST 202 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 492 - Internship in History (Lab. 6, Cr. 3)


    Intensive practical experience in working in historical field. Minimum of 120 hours of internship experience is required for each 3 hours of credit.

    Notes
    May be repeated once to accrue a total of 6 credit hours.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lab. 6 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 500 - Special Topics in Historical Perspective (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Study of a particular theme or period in history. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed readings, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    May be repeated, as topics vary, to accrue a total of 6 cr. hours. No duplicate credit for HIST 500 and HIST 400.

    Prerequisites: Six hours of history.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 503 - The Old South (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Study of the development of the South prior to the Civil War with emphasis on the political and economic institutions. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 503 and HIST 401.

    Prerequisite: HIST 201 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 504 - The New South (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Study of the political, economic, and social changes leading to the development of the New South. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 504 and HIST 402.

    Prerequisite: HIST 202 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    HIST 505 - Anglo-American Colonies, 1607-1763 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Colonization and growth of British North America, and the development of American culture and institutions. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 505 and HIST 405.

    Prerequisite: HIST 201 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 515 - The American Revolution and Early Nationhood, 1754-1787 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Events leading to Independence, the Revolutionary War, and the problems encountered under the Articles of Confederation. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 515 and HIST 415.

    Prerequisite: HIST 201 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 516 - American Indian to 1876 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    History of Native Americans in North America to 1876. Emphasis on cultural development; European impact; Indian and non-Indian relations; government policy up to the Reservation Era. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 516 and HIST 416, HIST 418 or HIST 518.

    Prerequisites: HIST 201 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 517 - American Indian, 1876 to Present (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    History of Native Americans in United States from 1876 to present; emphasis on Indian and non-Indian relations; government policy, culture retention and survival; contemporary issues from sovereignty to gaming. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 517 and HIST 417.

    Prerequisites: HIST 201 and HIST 202, or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 521 - The American West, 1754-1893 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Westward expansion in the growth and development of the United States, including the West as myth and as a crucible of multicultural influences, resource utilization, social and political development, and the “closing” of the frontier. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 521 and HIST 421.

    Prerequisites: HIST 201-202 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 525 - Jacksonian America, 1815-1848 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Political, economic, and cultural history of the United States from the War of 1812 to the Mexican-American War.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 525 and HIST 425.

    Prerequisite: HIST 201 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 532 - Twentieth Century Europe (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    History of Europe during the twentieth century, with primary emphasis on the period since the First World War. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 532 and HIST 432.

    Prerequisite: HIST 101-102 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 535 - The Civil War Era, 1848-1865 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Origins of the American Civil War, and its military, diplomatic, political, social, and economic developments.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 535 and HIST 435.

    Prerequisite: HIST 201 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 536 - Reconstruction and The Gilded Age, 1865-1900 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Political, social, and economic developments following the Civil War years, including Reconstruction. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 436 and HIST 536.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 540 - The British Empire (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    British Empire from the sixteenth century to the present, examining the diverse economic, diplomatic, social, and cultural motives for expansion, as well as the consequences and impacts of the Empire on the creation of the modern world.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 540 and HIST 440.
    Students will be required to complete additional essays.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 545 - United States, 1900-1945 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    United States history from the beginnings of the Progressive Era through the end of World War II. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed readings, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 445 and HIST 545.

    Prerequisites: HIST 202 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 550 - Medieval Europe (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    History of Western Europe from the fall of the Roman Empire in the West to the age of the Renaissance and Reformation, emphasizing social, cultural, and institutional features. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 550 and HIST 450.

    Prerequisites: HIST 101-102, or HIST 121-122, or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 551 - Renaissance and Reformation (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Intensive study of the Renaissance and Reformation in Europe. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 551 and HIST 451.

    Prerequisites: HIST 101-102, or HIST 121-122, or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 552 - Spain and Portugal, 400-1700 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Iberian Peninsula from the collapse of the Western Roman Empire until the Golden Age of Spain in the seventeenth century, with special emphasis on the Muslim invasion and rule of Spain, relations between religious groups during the medieval period, and the creation of global empires.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 552 and HIST 452.
    Lectures and discussion will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Prerequisites: HIST 101 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 555 - United States since 1945 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    United States history from the end of World War II to the present. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 455 and HIST 555.

    Prerequisite: HIST 202 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 556 - Age of Absolutism and Enlightenment, 1648-1789 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Europe from the end of the Thirty Years’ War to the French Revolution. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 456 and HIST 556.

    Prerequisite: HIST 102 or 122 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 557 - French Revolution and Napoleon (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Causes, events and results of the French Revolution and the era of Napoleon Bonaparte. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 457 and HIST 557.

    Prerequisite: HIST 102 or 122 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 561 - Russia and Eastern Europe, 800-1914 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Development of Slavic political and cultural institutions. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 461 and HIST 561.

    Prerequisites: HIST 101-102, or HIST 121-122, or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 562 - Russia and Eastern Europe since 1914 (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Social, political and economic history of Eastern Europe, with special emphasis on the impact of communism and fascism on the region. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 462 and HIST 562.

    Prerequisite: HIST 102 or 122 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 565 - World War II (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Origins, military events, and diplomacy of World War II. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 565 and HIST 465.

    Prerequisite: HIST 202 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 572 - History of American Sexuality (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Sexuality in the United States from colonial times to the present, including Native American, Euro-American, African-American and Hispanic cultures’ approaches to sexuality, sexual identities, and reproduction. Includes a history of censorship, vice crimes, and the modern sexual revolution and its consequences. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HIST 472 and WMST 472.

    Prerequisite: HIST 201 or HIST 202 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HIST 601 - Special Topics in History (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Seminar in selected problems or phases in history. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed readings and research.

    Notes
    Course may be repeated as topics vary, but only 9 semester hours may count toward a graduate degree.

    Prerequisite: graduate status.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HONS 100 - Honors Freshman Seminar (Lec. 1, Cr. 1)


    Seminar in selected topics relevant to full participation in Honors College, e.g., service projects, peer mentoring, and team projects.

    Notes
    Course may be repeated once to accrue a total of 2 credits.

    Prerequisites: Admission to Honors College; freshman standing.

    Lec. 1 Cr. 1

  
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    HONS 200 - Honors Sophomore Seminar (Lec. 1, Cr. 1)


    Seminar in selected topics relevant to full participation in Honors College with guest artist presentations relevant to the required science and art history courses.

    Notes
    Course may be repeated once to accrue a total of 2 credits.

    Prerequisites: Admission to Honors College; sophomore standing.

    Lec. 1 Cr. 1

  
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    HONS 300 - Honors Research/Writing Strategies (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Advanced methods of research, bibliography, critical thinking and reasoning, and scholarly writing that will culminate in preparing the Honors Thesis. Capstone experience. Written honors thesis with oral presentation of research at public forum. Open to any honors student enrolled in a two-year or four-year program and having completed 30 semester hours of course work.

    Prerequisite: Minimum cumulative college grade point average 3.5.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HONS 400 - University-Wide Honors Seminar (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Interdisciplinary study of the evolution of Western man, with emphasis on those ideas which shape twentieth century life and thought. Open to any honors student enrolled in a two-year or four-year program and having completed 30 sem. hrs. of class work.

    Notes
    May be repeated once for additional credit.

    Prerequisite: Minimum cumulative college grade point average 3.5.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HONS 425 - Honors Special Topics (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Topics vary. Research project required.

    Notes
    May be repeated as topics vary to accrue total of 6 hours credit.

    Prerequisite: 3.5 cumulative G.P.A. or permission of Honors College director.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 200 - US Healthcare Organization and Delivery (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Overview of how healthcare is organized, delivered, and financed in the U.S. It traces the historical evolution in political, economic, cultural, and scoial contexts, including the distribution and access to medical and other services, the roles of public and private insurance and healthcare benefits, licensure and accreditation, quality, and reimbursement; access to healthcare, federal healthcare and legislative programs; and trends in healthcare delivery.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 210 - Principles of Healthcare Management (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course enables students to learn concepts and theories in health care management; develop the basic management skills and the ability to work productively with others; develop skills in using materials and references, tools, and/or technology central to health care management, and to integrate health care management theory with real world problems through the use of case studies.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 220 - Health Care Policy and Reform (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course explores the history and structure of the American health care system, including the history of and problems with employment-based health insurance, the challenges surrounding access, cost and quality and the medical malpractice conundrum. Discussions include the history and challenges of health care reform and the ways the Affordable Care Act addresses access, quality, and cost control.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    HSM 240 - Human Resource Management (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course critically evaluates the healthcare human resources in the dynamic healthcare environment. Organizations’ challenges of the future healthcare marketplace including garnering, managing, and developing personnel, keeping current on legalities, and making decisions given the economic, environmental, and societal needs will be discussed. Healthcare issues in human resources including the role of information technology, unions, compensation and benefits, and specific healthcare labor laws will be included.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    NYF
  
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    HSM 250 - Principles and Practices of Case Management (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course explores the role of the case manager in a managed care environment. Principles of practices, historical and philosophical framework, roles and responsibilities of the case manager, models of case management, teambuilding and collaborative relationships, disease management, and quality and outcomes management are addressed.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 260 - Introduction to Quality Performance in Healthcare (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course discusses the evolution of health care quality concepts and efforts, and explores the social, governmental, regulatory, and professional pressures that have driven the health care quality field. Emphasis will be placed on application of theory to practice for components of quality improvement programs and strategies within a healthcare setting.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 270 - Applying Evidence to Improve Healthcare Outcomes (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course builds competencies in selecting, applying, and evaluating research methods in solving organizational problems or implementing outcome effectiveness strategies in healthcare organizations. It focuses on skills needed in daily operations for gathering statistical data used in planning and evaluating processes in the healthcare workplace.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 350 - Healthcare and Regulatory Law (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course builds competencies in applying conceptual aspects of legislation, law, regulations, and standards in health informatics, evaluating legal aspects of risk management and quality improvement initiatives, applying ethics to health information managment, and analyzing how compliance requirements impact healthcare organizations.  

    Prerequisites: HSM 200 and HSM 210 or permission of Department Head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 355 - Healthcare Reimbursement Systems (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course introduces financial management of healthcare services and focuses on identification of costs of care and payment systems for medical services, explains the impact of benefit design on provider and patient behavior with particular focus on managed care versus fee for service models, and reviews data sources and their applicability to economic analysis, including inpatient billing and cost-accounting systems.

    Prerequisites: HSM 200 and HSM 210 or permission of Department Head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 360 - Fundamentals of Epidemiology (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    An introduction to the study of distribution of health events in human populations. Methods of assessing health states in populations by the use of morbidity and mortality data. Includes disease tracking and control methods for use in health care decisions. Major types of epidemiological investigations are also studied.

    Prerequisites: STAT 231 or permission of Department Head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    HSM 365 - Healthcare Quality and Safety Measurement and Outcomes Analysis I (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course establishes a basis for critical analysis of issues in healthcare quality and safety and presents conceptual and scientific approaches to management.

    Prerequisites: HSM 200 and HSM 210 or permission of Department Head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 370 - Integrated Care and Health Systems (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course explores managed care from various perspectives and the progression of healthcare to managed care including various structures and components of the managed care system. Four key perspectives will be discussed including the healthcare provider, health system, employer, and consumer, and their unique attributes, challenges, and operational issues. An analysis with application of managed care operations, including payment and reimbursement systems, legal issues including information brokering, privacy of information, and retrieval of information, clinical and business applications of information technology, contract negotiation, benchmarking, and outcomes management within various healthcare settings will be highlighted.

    Prerequisites: HSM 200 and HSM 210 or permission of Department Head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 375 - Data Management (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course covers skills and competencies in health data structures, usage, and data collection tools, data quality assessment and integrity, types and content of health records, and health information standards and regulations for documentation.

    Prerequisites: HSM 200 and HSM 210 or permission of Department Head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 380 - Introduction to Human Disease (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course builds upon a student’s understanding of human anatomy and physiology and integrates the study of human disease with the focus on the risk factors, clinical manifestations, pathology, and prevention. Common disease states in the adult population will be studied.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HSM 380 and NURS 302.

    Prerequisites: (BIOL 225 and BIOL 226) or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 400 - Introduction to Healthcare Finance (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course addresses healthcare reimbursement systems, the regulatory environment, general accounting, cost concepts, product costing, strategic planning and an introduction to the operating budget. Emphasis will be on understanding and interpreting financial information, concepts, and techniques of financial analysis and the decision-making process in the health care environment.

    Prerequisites: HSM 200 and HSM 210 or permission of Department Head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 410 - Health Informatics (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course builds competencies in project planning, management, and evaluation, and the adoption of new technologies in diverse healthcare settings. Topics include competencies in evaluating medical practice workflow and functional needs of end-users, evaluating data infrastructure and information technology processes and systems, and analyzing the fiscal and human resource commitment needed in all phases of implementing and adopting new technologies.

    Prerequisites: HSM 200 and HSM 210 or permission of Department Head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 420 - Healthcare Innovation: Managing Effectively in a Changing Environment (Lec. 2, Cr. 2)


    This course outlines healthcare reform, including the impacts and consideration of HIPAA, the enabling roles that process design and improvement and information technology play in helping organizations meet meaningful use criteria; and the importance of leveraging organizational change management to help the people in organizations quickly adopt and proficiently use new processes and technology.

    Prerequisites: HSM 400 and HSM 410 or permission of Department Head.

    Lec. 2 Cr. 2

  
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    HSM 430 - Institutional Collaboration and Communication in Health Care (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course will discuss the importance of communication and the connection between communication and medical error, the standards of effective communication, national and institutional safety goals, strategies for information exchange. Students will be able to identify barriers, tools, strategies, and outcomes to effective collaboration and communication.

    Prerequisties: HSM 400 and HSM 410 or permission of Department Head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE NYF
  
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    HSM 433 - Strategic Management in Health Care Organizations (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course focuses on the development and implementation of strategy and market positioning by health care organizations in the changing health care marketplace and stresses practical approaches to articulate an organization’s mission and vision with strategies to meet external and internal situations. Topics include: external and internal assessment, strategy development and implementation, market positioning, organizational structures to support strategy, provider-purchaser relationships, and governance and management structures.

    Prerequisites: HSM 400 and HSM 410 or permission of Department Head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 439 - Leadership Skill Development for Mid-Level Managers (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course addresses individual leadership styles, the characteristics of effective leaders and ways to develop personal goals and strategies for becoming a more effective leader of healthcare teams. Specific leadership concepts include: operational (team performance, commitment and motivation, delegation, and time and stress management); relational (communication, negotiation and conflict management, coaching, and counseling and interviewing); and analytic (budgeting, managing financial and human resources, strategic thinking and decision making, and evaluating organizational and personal resources).

    Prerequisites: HSM 400 and HSM 410 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 442 - Performance Initiatives (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course discusses performance initiatives aimed at improving the quality, efficiency, and overall value of health care. Specific topics include: feasibility, defining performance, program development, performance evaluation methods, and administration of performance appraisals. These arrangements provide financial incentives to hospitals, physicians, and other health care providers to carry out such improvements and achieve optimal outcomes for patients.

    Prerequisites: HSM 400 and HSM 410 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 445 - Tools and Methods for Healthcare Quality and Safety Improvement (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course presents systems-thinking methods and how systems thinking is applied within the healthcare system. Provides tools and methods for improving quality and safety within the healthcare system.

    Prerequisites: HSM 400 and HSM 410 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 448 - Risk Management (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course addresses basic considerations for general and high-risk management strategies within the healthcare industry such as legal concepts, development of risk management programs and effective governance. Risk financing is considered a distinct program component as well as ethics, patient communication, credentialing of providers, contract review concepts, employment liability, and patient and occupational safety.

    Prerequisites: HSM 400 and HSM 410 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 450 - Introduction to Pharmacology (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    An introduction to pharmacology for non-nursing majors. The content provides a foundation of knowledge that includes therapeutic and adverse effects of medications, a review of body systems, and medications used to treat a variety of illnesses.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for HSM 450 and NURS 330.

    Prerequisites: (HSM 200 and HSM 210) or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 451 - Research and Evaluation Methods for Quality and Safety Improvement (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course reviews health services research methodology and its application in evaluation of healthcare programs, including quality and safety improvement interventions.

    Prerequisites: HSM 400 and HSM 410 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 454 - Healthcare Quality and Safety Measurement and Outcomes Analysis II (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course furthers critical analysis of issues in healthcare quality and safety and conceptual and scientific approaches to management. This course requires demonstrated competencies in analyzing how quality improvement programs are developed, implemented, and improved; and skills necessary for management in the healthcare environment.

    Prerequisites: HSM 365, HSM 400, and HSM 410 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 463 - Health Coaching for Behavior Change (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Students will explore and apply principles of modifying health behaviors on an individual, group, and community level for the prevention of health problems or the adoption of healthy lifestyles. Emphasis is placed on introducing the role of the Health Coach and the use of Motivational Interviewing and counseling skills for assisting others in confronting personal health concerns.

    Corequisite/Prerequisite: HSM 430.
    Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 470 - Specialty Practices in Care Management (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    This course examines the care components of patient assessment, planning of care, coordinating and facilitating care plans for patients, working within and across the continuum of care, evaluating care provided, reassessing, mapping of care, evaluation, cost and quality containment strategies and patient advocacy. Specific topics include history and advocacy of case managers, case management best practices, insurance and alternative finance options, resource utilization management, and life care planning.

    Prerequisites: HSM 400 and HSM 410 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    HSM 480 - Project Management Fundamentals for Healthcare Systems (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    The focus of this course is to provide students an overview of various healthcare systems and projects associated with these systems. This course reviews the basics of project management and experience hands-on application through a work-related project. Students learn to maximize time, money, and personnel by using efficient techniques for managing projects in the healthcare systems.

    Prerequisites: HSM 400 and HSM 410 or permission of Department Head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

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    HSM 481 - Project Management Fundamentals in Healthcare Quality Improvement (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    The focus of this course is to provide students a history of healthcare quality improvement and an overview of various healthcare quality improvement and an overview of various healthcare quality improvement initiatives. This course reviews the basics of project management and experience hands-on application through a work-related project. Students learn to maximize time, money, and personnel by using efficient techniques for managing projects in healthcare quality improvement programs.

    Prerequisties: HSM 400 and HSM 410 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    HSM 482 - Project Management Fundamentals in Care Coordination (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    The focus of this course is to provide students an overview of roles and responsibilities of healthcare coordination and review of significant care coordination initiatives. This course reviews the basics of project management and includes hands-on application through a work-related project. Students learn to maximize time, money, and personnel by using efficient techniques for managing projects in healthcare care coordination programs.

    Prerequisites: HSM 400 and HSM 410 or permission of Department Head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    HSM 497 - Internship in Healthcare Management (Cr. 8)


    This is a senior-level internship where students engage in practical experiences in the field. A minimum of 320 hours of field-based hours is required. Students will demonstrate the ability to apply concepts, methods, and theories of healthcare management in a healthcare setting.

    Prerequisites: HSM 400 and HSM 410 or permission of Department Head.

    Cr. 8

  
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    HSM 498 - Internship in Healthcare Quality Improvement (Cr. 8)


    This is a senior-level internship where students engage in practical experiences in the field. A minimum of 320 hours of field-based hours is required. Students will demonstrate the ability to apply concepts, methods, and theories of healthcare quality improvement in a healthcare setting.

    Prerequisites: HSM 400 and HSM 410 or permission of Department Head.

    Cr. 8

  
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    HSM 499 - Internship in Care Coordination (Cr. 8)


    This is a senior-level internship where students engage in practical experiences in the fiel. A minimum of 320 hours of field-based hours is required. Students will demonstrate the ability to apply concepts, methods, and theories of care coordination in a healthcare setting.

    Prerequisites: HSM 400 and HSM 410 or permission of Department Head.

    Cr. 8

  
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    HUMN 105H - Honors Humanities: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Introduction to the thoughts, values, and arts of Western and, to a limited extent, non-Western cultures. Course presents an historical survey but may give special emphasis to a theme or period.

    Prerequisite: Admission to University Honors College.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    General Education Core Curriculum
    Humanities

  
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    HUMN 347 - Women Artists (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Special topics in women and the arts emphasizing film, drama, music, or the visual arts, according to the instructor.  

    Prerequisite: ENGL 102

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    INFL 101 - Introduction to Research and Information Literacy (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Introduces the basics of information literacy, applying effective methods and techniques of information gathering, evaluation and presentation. Will prepare students to conduct university-level research and develop skills necessary for life-long learning.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    INNV 180 - The Innovation Mindset (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    The study and application of idea generating tools and techniques to catalyze creativity across disciplines. The student actively practices ideation using a variety of tools to develop unique solutions for new and existing problems. Case studies explore the influence of innovation upon cultural and social institutions. Throughout the course, the student establishes an innovative mindset by exploring stimulus, diversity, and data mining, while diversifying thinking and learning to problem solve from a whole-brained vantage point.

    Notes
    Open to all majors. No duplicate credit for INNV 180 and INOV 180.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    General Education Core Curriculum
    Social/Behavioral Sciences

  
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    INNV 280 - Innovation Communication (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    The study and practice of idea evolution and refinement with the emphasis on the clear communication of an idea’s originality and usefulness through technical, professional, and creative writing practices. Attention to storytelling and persuasive rhetoric as well as creative problem solving and idea activation.

    Notes
    Open to all majors. No duplicate credit for INNV 280 and INOV 180.

    Prerequisite:  ENGL 101

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    General Education Core Curriculum
    Humanities

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    INNV 281 - Innovation Delivery (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Creation of a unique identity. Delivery and distribution of ideas. Focus on understanding both the purpose and methods of concept delivery and distribution across platforms. Research into appropriate distribution methods and effective messaging. Generation of communication content and integration appropriate to distribution channel. This includes learning to utilize various social media for creation, distribution, and measuring the success of the message.

    Notes
    Open to all majors. No duplicate credit for INNV 281 and INOV 380.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    INNV 304 - Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Explores unique aspects of entrepreneurship in modern society and how to identify, assess, and develop business ideas; and locate and evaluate business opportunities.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for INNV 304 and INOV 481.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    INNV 450 - Business Venturing (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Explores exciting principles and unique aspects of entrepreneurship, innovation and business venturing in today’s society and how to employ innovative business ventures to create future opportunities. This course will put the student in a position to identify, assess, and develop business venture ideas and challenges along with identifying, assessing, and driving innovative business venture opportunities.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for INNV 450 and INOV 480.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
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    INNV 482 - Innovation Capstone (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    The capstone course provides opportunities for students to synthesize and integrate knowledge from previous innovation courses to address issues encountered in their chosen discipline. Students will demonstrate their ability to adapt to professional situations as they work in interdisciplinary teams to refine their ideas and create a model for an innovative professional venture.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for INNV 482 and INOV 482.

    Prerequisites:  INNV 180, INNV 280, INNV 281, INNV 304, and INNV 450 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    CAP
  
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    INST 101 - Introduction to Process Control I (Lec. 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4)


    Fundamentals of measurement and calibration techniques used in industry to measure pressure, temperature, level, and flow. Topics include transducers, controllers, simple control loops, control modes, controller modes, and final control elements are studied in relation to process control.

    (Prerequisite: MATH 113, minimum ACT Mathematics score of 25, minimum old-prior to 2016-SAT Mathematics score of 570, or minimum revised-2016-present-SAT Math score of 590) or (Corequisite: MATH 170).

    Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4

  
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    INST 102 - Introduction to Process Control II (Lec. 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4)


    Instrument symbology and process diagrams review. Process control systems related to industrial applications. Topics include controllers, control schemes, advanced control schemes, digital control, distributed control systems, pH, oxidation reduction potential, conductivity measurement, instrument malfunctions and troubleshooting, signal conversion, relays, uninterruptable power supplies, emergency shutdown, and interlock systems.

    Prerequisite: INST 101.

    Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4

  
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    INST 224 - Mechanical Measuring Principles (Lab. 3, Cr. 1)


    Mechanical measurement techniques related to flow, level, temperature, and pressure installations for pneumatic and electronic instruments. Sizing programs are used to calculate various primary devices such as orifice plates, vortex meters, rotameters, venturi meters, safety relief valves, rupture disks, control valves, and pipe pressure losses using process liquids and gases.

    Prerequisite: INST 101

    Lab. 3 Cr. 1

  
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    INST 234 - Electronic Instrumentation and Control (Lec. 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4)


    Process control using electronic instrumentation, control simulation, and distributed control system applications.

    Prerequisite: INST 102.

    Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4

  
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    INST 244 - Electrical Control Systems (Lec. 2, Lab. 3, Cr. 3)


    Principles and application of motor control circuits and line diagrams, control devices, transformer connections, and time delay circuits.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for INST 244 and ELCY 244.

    Prerequisite: ELTR 152 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
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    INST 304 - Programmable Logic Controllers (Lec. 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4)


    Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) types and hardware components, PLC and hard-wired ladder logic, field devices, PLC programming, including latches, timers, counters, program control, and comparison instructions, and best practices for PLC systems.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for INST 304 and ELCY 304.

    Prerequisite: ELTR 210.

    Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4

  
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    INST 333 - Instrumentation Overview (Lec. 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4)


    Process control instrument systems used as methods of measurement and control in industry.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for INST 333 and TECH 333.

    Prerequisites: ELTR 209 and ELTR 210.

    Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4

 

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