Jul 24, 2024  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Course Descriptions


 
  
  • SPED 602 - Assessment Practicum with Exceptional Students (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Psychometric properties of commonly used instruments in special education assessment practices, including curriculum based assessment procedures applied to a case study with implications for educational intervention.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for SPED 602 and SPED 606 or SPED 607.

    Prerequisite: EDUC 599.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 604 - Methods of Teaching Students with Learning and Behavioral Problems (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Principles and procedures underlying curriculum development, adaptation, and modifications includes concept analyses and task analyses. Selecting, adapting, and creating materials. Directed readings and research paper.

    Prerequisite: EDUC 603.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 605 - Assessment and Methodology for Teaching Young Children with Diverse Abilities (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Purposes, uses, and implementation of formal, authentic, and family behavioral assessment. Developmentally appropriate practices as applied to early childhood and early childhood special education. Methods and materials for teaching young children with diverse needs. Directed readings and research paper.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for SPED 605 and SPED 452.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 606 - Assessment and Evaluation of Exceptional Learners (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Psychometric properties of instruments used to assess exceptional learners. Interpretation of assessment data of integrated evaluation reports, individualized educational plans. Includes curriculum based assessment.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for SPED 606 and SPED 602.

    Prerequisite: EDUC 603.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 607 - Practicum in Assessment Teaching and Evaluation of Exceptional Children (Lec. 1, Lab. 4, Cr. 3)


    Practical experience in assessing, teaching, and evaluating exceptional children under supervision. Includes directed readings and reflective research paper.

    Notes
    Minimum of six hours per week for one semester must be spent in professional experiences at level student wishes to certify. Minimum of 60 hours of actual teaching experiences. No duplicate credit for SPED 607 and SPED 602.

    Prerequisites: Full-time special education assignment, EDUC 200, and passing score on the Praxis II: Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT). Must complete three out of five courses at McNeese State University.

    Lec. 1 Lab. 4 Cr. 3

    Field Experience 60 hours

  
  • SPED 610 - Special Education Internship (Cr. 1-3)


    Designed for non-certified special education teachers in service pursuing alternate Post-Baccalaureate or the Master’s Alternate Certification. Supervision by principal, classroom teacher, and university supervisor.

    Notes
    Enrollment must be for two consecutive semesters.

    Prerequisites: Full-time special education assignment; passing score on the Praxis II: Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT). All courses must be completed during year of internship. Must complete a minimum of 3 graduate SPED classes at McNeese. Permission of department head required.

    Cr. 1-3

  
  • SPED 611 - MAT Clinical Experience (Lab. 12, Cr. 6)


    Full day experience in a special education setting.

    Notes
    A minimum of 200 actual teaching hours must be completed with a minimum of ten days in all-day teaching.

    Prerequisite: EDUC 599, passing score on the Praxis II: Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT). All course work must be completed prior to registration.

    Lab. 12 Cr. 6

    Field Experience 60 hours

  
  • SPED 615 - Methods of Behavior and Classroom Management (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Methods and procedures for effective classroom organization and behavior management for meeting unique needs of exceptional learners. Promoting positive learning climates; managing routines and transitions; and organizing space, materials, and equipment.

    Prerequisite: EDUC 603.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 616 - Educational Diagnosis (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Administration, scoring, and interpretation of norm-referenced and criterion-referenced tests to recommend or refute special education placement. Policies, procedures, and problems in the evaluation and placement of students into special education programs.

    Prerequisite: SPED 201 or equivalent.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 617 - Precision Assessment and Diagnostic/Prescriptive Strategies (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Formal and informal methods of assessing exceptional students including curriculum-based-assessment; integration and interpretation of assessment data for writing Integrated Evaluation Reports.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 619 - Internship-Educational Diagnostician (Lab. 6, Cr. 3)


    Supervised assessment experiences in educational settings including evaluation of exceptional students and developing Integrated Evaluation Reports.

    Prerequisites: SPED 616 and SPED 617 must be completed at McNeese State University. Permission from the department head, and the director/supervisor of Special Education, and Pupil Appraisal within local education agency required prior to registration.

    Lab. 6 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 623 - Advanced Consultation and Collaboration Strategies for Program Planning (Lab. 3, Cr. 3)


    Provides students with a historical and research perspective of consultation programs in special education and trains students in the techniques of consultation, observation, preparation, planning and evaluation of related personnel services. Emphasizes knowledge and skills needed to collaborate and communicate effectively with individuals with disabilities, their families, school personnel, and community agencies.

    Prerequisite: EDUC 603.

    Lab. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 625 - Transition and Vocational Planning for Individuals with Disabilities (Lab. 3, Cr. 3)


    Techniques to facilitate the transition process for students with disabilities from school into the workforce. Includes development of functional skills, vocational training, transitional services, and preparation of Individualized Transition Plans. Includes directed readings and research paper.

    Prerequisite: EDUC 603.

    Lab. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 638 - Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Overview of student characteristics, theory and teaching applications for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Major theories, teaching approaches, trends, etiological and diagnostic issues, classroom structure and environmental arrangements, research based instructional strategies, and family involvement will be discussed. Field experience is required.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 639 - Topics in Autism Spectrum Disorders (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Content will vary according to recent advances in research in the field of autism. Topics examined may include communication, socialization, behavior management, functional skills training, and technology.

    Notes
    May be repeated as topics vary. Only 3 hours will count toward a graduate degree.

    Prerequisites: EDUC 603 and SPED 638.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 641 - Test Theory (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Examines the role of measurement, testing, and evaluation in special education. Models, theories, and philosophies that form the basis of assessment, principles of test construction, reliability and validity, and standard error of measurement and confidence limits. Various sources of information about standardized tests, and major testing tools used in intelligence, adaptive behavior, and academic achievement areas will be reviewed.

    Prerequisite: EDUC 603.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 662 - Instructional Strategies for Severely/Profoundly Disabled (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Guidelines and models for teaching severely and profoundly disabled students will be presented. Methods for all relevant curricula will be discussed.

    Prerequisite: SPED 661.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 681 - Implementing Technology for Students with Special Needs (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    Topics include designing and implementing programs based on assessments.

    Prerequisite: SPED 583.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 690 - Method and Materials for Students with Moderate/Severe Disabilities (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Implementation of prevention, intervention, and instructional strategy alternatives for students with special needs. Topics will include: functional skills, community- based instruction, social skills development, multi-modal instruction in academic areas including reading, targeted direct instruction and learning strategy instruction. Environmental, instructional, behavioral adaptation alternatives for children with special needs served in general education settings will be emphasized. Uses of educational technology and assistive devices to facilitate learning will be included.

    Prerequisite: EDUC 599.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    Field Experience 20 hours

  
  • SPED 696 - Special Education: Legal Aspects and Compliance (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Legal aspects of teaching, supervising, and administering special education: procedures for meeting federal and state compliance requirements.

    Prerequisite: SPED 201 or equivalent, or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 698 - Administration of Special Education (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to Special Education. Development and administration of special education programs and services.

    Prerequisite: SPED 201 or equivalent, or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • SPED 699 - Special Education Research Study and/or Project (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Graduate research project in area of emphasis under guidance of student’s advisor. Students will defend project to minimum of three (3) special education faculty selected by student and advisor.

    Notes
    Taken during the student’s final semester.

    Prerequisite: EDUC 603.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 231 - Elementary Probability and Statistical Inference (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    LCCN: CMAT 1303, Introductory Statistics

    Calculation of simple probability in discrete and continuous variable cases. Descriptive statistics, measures of central tendency, binomial, Poisson and normal distributions. Testing hypotheses using normal deviate and t-statistics.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for MATH 231 and STAT 231.

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

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    General Education Core Curriculum
    Mathematics/Analytical Reasoning

    WE
  
  • STAT 235 - Quality Control (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Quality control requirements in a process plant. Distribution, sample data, probability, sampling plans, control charts (types, sample sizes, and attributes), and computer software SPC/SQC programs.

    Prerequisite: MATH 113, MATH 170, 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.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 332 - Statistical Methods (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Continuation of Statistics 231; expectation, linear regression and correlation, method of least squares and one-way analysis of variance. Testing simple hypotheses using Chi-square, t, F, and normal distribution.

    Notes
    This course is the same as MATH 332 and No duplicate credit for that course.

    Prerequisite: STAT 231 or MATH 231.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 399 - Coop/Internship in Professional Practice (Cr. 1-3)


    Designed to provide opportunities for students to receive credit for selected career- related, full-time or part-time work experience. Evaluation will be by employer and faculty supervisor. Student report required. Interns must work a minimum of 40 hours per academic credit hour awarded.

    Notes
    Course may be repeated. Credits for this course are not applicable toward a degree. S/U only.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Cr. 1-3

  
  • STAT 430 - Probability (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Probability spaces, theory of random variables, distribution theory, moment-generating and characteristic functions, and limit theorems of probability theory.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for STAT 430 and STAT 560, MATH 430, or MATH 560.

    Prerequisite: MATH 292.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 431 - Mathematical Statistics and Probability I (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    An introductory course in the theory of statistics and probability using the concepts and methods of the theory of sets and calculus.

    Notes
    Duplicate credit not given for STAT 431-432 and STAT 561-562, MATH 431-432, or MATH 561-562.

    Prerequisite: MATH 292.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 432 - Mathematical Statistics and Probability II (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    An introductory course in the theory of statistics and probability using the concepts and methods of the theory of sets and calculus.

    Notes
    Duplicate credit not given for STAT 431-432 and STAT 561-562, MATH 431-432, or MATH 561-562.

    Prerequisite: MATH 292.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 433 - Analysis of Variance (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    An introductory course in analysis of variance with two or more variables of classification, and analysis of covariance.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for STAT 433 and STAT 563.

    Prerequisite: STAT 231 or MATH 231 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 434 - Design of Experiments (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    An introductory course in the principles and procedures in the design of experiments. Advanced analysis of variance.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for STAT 434 and STAT 564.

    Prerequisite: STAT 433.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 435 - Survey of Statistical Methods (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Statistical and computational methods for analyzing data using programmed statistical packages on digital computers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for STAT 435 and STAT 565.

    Prerequisite: STAT 231 or MATH 231 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 438 - Non-Parametric Estimation (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Wilcoxon tests, sig tests, rank-sum tests, tests of randomness, goodness-of-fit tests, rank correlation.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for STAT 438 and STAT 568.

    Prerequisite: STAT 332 or MATH 332.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 560 - Probability (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Basic ideas of probability theory and random variables, discrete probability functions, continuous probability densities, transformations of random variables. Directed reading and/or research project required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for STAT 560 and STAT 430, MATH 560, or MATH 430.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 561 - Mathematical Statistics and Probability I (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Theory and methods in probability and statistics. Important distributions, transform methods, limit theorems, hypothesis testing, Bayesian methods. Applications. Directed reading and/or research project required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for STAT 561-562 and STAT 431-432, MATH 561-562, or MATH 431-432.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 562 - Mathematical Statistics and Probability II (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Theory and methods in probability and statistics. Important distributions, transform methods, limit theorems, hypothesis testing, Bayesian methods. Applications. Directed reading and/or research project required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for STAT 561-562 and STAT 431-432, MATH 561-562, or MATH 431-432.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 563 - Analysis of Variance (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    An introductory course in analysis of variance, and analysis of covariance. Independent reading and project required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for STAT 563 and STAT 433.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 564 - Design of Experiments (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    An introductory course in experimental design. Includes advanced analysis of variance. Project required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for STAT 564 and STAT 434.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 565 - Survey of Statistical Methods (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Mathematical description of statistical models and use of statistical computer routines especially SPSS applications of statistical packages in data analysis. Directed reading and/or research project required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for STAT 565 and STAT 435.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 568 - Non-Parametric Estimation (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Goodness-of-fit tests, rank tests, tests of association, location tests, scale tests, asymptotic theory. Directed reading and/or research project required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for STAT 568 and STAT 438.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 604 - Selections from Advanced Statistics (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Content of this course may vary with the interest of the students and the instructor. Selected topics from Statistics to include areas such as multivariate analysis and regression analysis.

    Notes
    May be repeated once as topics vary for additional credit.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 628 - Applied Statistical Methods II (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Non-theoretical approach to statistics including an introduction to basic probability, probability distributions, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, regression and correlation and analysis of variance. Software packages utilized.

    Notes
    Credit for this course may not be applied toward the degree of Master of Science in Mathematical Sciences.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STAT 633 - Linear Statistical Models (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Fixed random effects models: experimental design, cross-classification, and components-of-variance models. Point and interval estimation. Tests of hypothesis.

    Prerequisite: MATH 322.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • STBS 100 - Freshmen Performance Proficiency (Cr. 1-2)


    These courses are designed for aspiring music majors who present little or no background in their chosen performance genre. The courses are intended to bring the student to the technical and musical level expected of an entering major.

    Notes
    Credits for this course are not applicable toward a degree. They may be repeated once for credit.

    Cr. 1-2

  
  • STBS 101 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Freshman level. First semester. Placement determined by audition.

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 102 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction in string bass. Freshman level. Second semester.

    Prerequisite: STBS 101

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 103 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction in string bass. Students remain at freshman level if the instrumental faculty determines the student did not achieve at an appropriate level for advancement.

    Prerequisite: STBS 102

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 104 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction in string bass. Students remain at freshman level if the instrumental faculty determines the student did not achieve at an appropriate level for advancement.  

    Notes

     

    Prerequisite: STBS 103

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 105 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Students remain at freshman level if the instrumental faculty determine the student did not achieve at an appropriate level for advancement.

    Prerequisite: STBS 104

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 106 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Students remain at freshman level if the instrumental faculty determine the student did not achieve at an appropriate level for advancement.

    Prerequisite: STBS 105

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 125 - String Bass (Lab. 1, Cr. 1)


    Private instruction for string bass for non-music majors.

    Notes
    Course may be repeated for 8 semesters for credit.

    Lab. 1 Cr. 1

  
  • STBS 201 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Sophomore level. First semester.

    Prerequisite: STBS 102

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 202 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr.1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Sophomore level. Second semester.  

    Prerequisite: STBS 201

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 203 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Students remain at sophomore level if the instrumental faculty determine the student did not achieve at an appropriate level.

    Prerequisite: STBS 202

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 204 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Students remain at sophomore level if the instrumental faculty determines the student did not achieve at an appropriate level for advancement.

    Prerequisite: STBS 203

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 205 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Students remain at sophomore level if the instrumental faculty determine the student did not achieve at an appropriate level for advancement.

    Prerequisite: STBS 204

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 206 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Students remain at sophomore level if the instrumental faculty determines the student did not achieve at an appropriate level for advancement.

    Prerequisite: STBS 205

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 301 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction in string bass. Junior level. First semester.

    Prerequisite: STBS 202

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 302 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Junior level. Second semester.

    Prerequisite: STBS 301

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 303 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Students remain at junior level if the instrumental faculty determines the student did not achieve at an appropriate level for advancement.  

    Prerequisite: STBS 302

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 304 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Students remain at junior level if the instrumental faculty determines the student did not achieve at an appropriate level for advancement.

    Prerequisite: STBS 303

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 305 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Students remain at junior level if the instrumental faculty determine the student did not achieve at an appropriate level for advancement.

    Prerequisite: STBS 304

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 306 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Students remain at junior level if the instrumental faculty determine the student did not achieve at an appropriate level for advancement.

    Prerequisite: STBS 305

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 401 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Senior level. First semester.

    Prerequisite: STBS 302

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 402 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Senior level. Second semester.

    Prerequisite: STBS 401

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 403 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Students remain at senior level if the instrumental faculty determine the student did not achieve at an appropriate level for advancement.  

    Prerequisite: STBS 402

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 404 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Students remain at senior level if the instrumental faculty determine the student did not achieve at an appropriate level for advancement.

    Prerequisite: STBS 403

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 405 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction for string bass. Students remain at senior level if the instrumental faculty determine the student did not achieve at an appropriate level for advancement.

    Prerequisite: STBS 404

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • STBS 406 - String Bass (Lab. 1-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Private instruction in string bass. Student remains at senior level if the instrumental faculty determines the student did not achieve at an appropriate level for advancement.

    Prerequisite: STBS 405

    Lab. 1-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • TECH 104 - Technical Drawing (Lec. 0, Lab. 6, Cr. 2)


    Fundamentals of graphical communication and design using a computer-aided drafting package. Spatial view, proper dimensions, representing 3-D objects in 2-D space, and the various drawings encountered in an industrial workplace.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for TECH 104 and ENGR 101.

    Lab. 6 Cr. 2

  
  • TECH 250 - Industrial Internship (Cr. 3)


    Practical technology experience in industry under the supervision of an industry supervisor. Evaluation by supervisor and instructor required.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Cr. 3

  
  • TECH 290 - Projects in Engineering Technology (Lab. 3, Cr. 1)


    Sophomore-level project development course emphasizing project development within time and budget constraints as well as testing and modification. Oral presentations and written reports required.

    Notes
    TECH 290 and ELTR 290 may be repeated to accrue a total of 2 credit hours.

    Prerequisite: ELTR 210

    Lab. 3 Cr. 1

  
  • TECH 324 - Fluid Mechanics (Lec. 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4)


    Basic hydraulic theory and measurement techniques. Pumps, valves, hydraulic motors, actuators, pilot devices, contamination control methods, and basic reservoirs emphasized.

    Prerequisites: MATH 170 and PHYS 151.

    Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4

  
  • TECH 334 - Control System Technology (Lec. 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4)


    Scientific and engineering principles underlying control systems. Instrumentation used to implement process control systems, including components of a control loop, transfer functions, system response analysis, and types of controllers.

    Prerequisite: ELTR 209 and MATH 313, or INST 234 and MATH 313, or PRTC 224, INST 102, and MATH 313.

    Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4

  
  • TECH 342 - Engineering Economics (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Introduction to economic decision-making. Considers alternatives from an economic standpoint. Also considers taxes and economic forecasting both in private industry and in government enterprises.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for ENGR 242 and ENGR 342.

    Prerequisite: MATH 170 and Junior standing.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • TECH 403 - Supervision (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Study of front line supervision techniques. Supervision of production workers and technicians is emphasized.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for TECH 403 and MGMT 410.

    Prerequisite: Junior Standing.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
  • TECH 420 - Senior Projects in Engineering Technology (Cr. 1-4)


    Capstone course emphasizing project development within time and budget constraints, including application of project management techniques. Students are required to select a project, develop specifications and testing plans, and perform preliminary testing. Project completion includes final testing, an oral presentation, and a final written report.

    Notes
    The course may be taken or repeated with a lower level of requirements for up to 3 credit hours.

    Prerequisite: Permission of the department head.

    Cr. 1-4

    WE CAP
  
  • TECH 450 - Advanced Industrial Internship (Cr. 3)


    Advanced practical technology internship. Evaluation by supervisor and instructor required.

    Prerequisites:Permission of department head.

    Cr. 3

  
  • THEA 150 - Introduction to Theatre (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Survey of major personalities, movements, and dramatic conventions throughout history. Read and discuss representative plays, attend theatrical productions, and/or gain backstage/onstage production experience.

    Prerequisite: Declared theatre major or minor.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • THEA 161 - Theatre Arts Appreciation (Lec. 3, Lab. 1, Cr. 3)


    LCCN: CTHE 1013, Introduction to Theatre

    Introduction to the world of the stage, the terminology, live theatre, the means of mounting productions, and the role of the audience. Attending theatrical productions and/or some backstage production experience.

    Lec. 3 Lab. 1 Cr. 3

    General Education Core Curriculum
    Fine Arts

  
  • THEA 171 - Acting I (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    LCCN: CTHE 2103, Acting I

    Introduction to acting through improvisation, thought, emotion, intention, body awareness and movement. Develops a firm foundation in basic acting techniques.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for THEA 171 and THEA 271.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite: THEA 150.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

  
  • THEA 176 - Introduction to Stage Movement (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    Movement skills necessary to the actor: general movement development, characterization through movement, and specialized movement skills.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for THEA 176 and THEA 276.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

  
  • THEA 191 - Theatre Production Lab for Non-Majors (Lab. 3, Cr. 1)


    LCCN: CTHE 2303, Stagecraft

    Non-theatre majors experience building, painting, and handling scenery, working with costumes, lights, properties, promotion, front-of-house, or serving on production crews a minimum of 30 hours per semester.

    Notes
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 4 hours toward degree.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lab. 3 Cr. 1

  
  • THEA 192 - Theatre Performance Lab for Non-Majors (Lab. 3, Cr. 1)


    Non-theatre majors experience a dramatic role performance.

    Notes
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 4 hours toward degree.

    Prerequisite: Audition and permission of department head.

    Lab. 3 Cr. 1

  
  • THEA 212 - Voice for the Stage (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    LCCN: CTHE 2203, Voice for the Stage

    Stage voice. Basic techniques for development of the speaking voice through physical awareness, breath release, phonation, resonance and articulation to meet performance standards.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 102.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

  
  • THEA 213 - Stage Dialects (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    Introduction to various stage dialects with emphasis on vocal characterization techniques. Development of vocal strength and endurance through appropriate exercises.

    Prerequisite: THEA 212.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

  
  • THEA 260 - Analysis of Theatrical Literature (Lec, 3, Cr. 3)


    Analysis of the structure within a script. Terminology and technique of analysis for readers, playwrights, and theatre practitioners.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for THEA 260 and THEA 162.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite: THEA 150 or THEA 161.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

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  • THEA 261 - Fundamentals of Technical Theatre (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    LCCN: CTHE 2303, Stagecraft

    Theory and practice of technical theatre, including actual production experience with set, props, sound, and lights.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

  
  • THEA 264 - Makeup Design (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    Fundamentals of theatrical makeup, design principles, character analysis, research methods, and makeup techniques. Labs in application of realistic, stylized, and experimental makeup.

    Prerequisite: THEA 150 or THEA 161 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

  
  • THEA 272 - Introduction to Jazz Dance for Theatre (Lec. 1, Lab. 4, Cr. 3)


    Study, practice, and performance of jazz dance techniques for the stage.

    Notes
    May be repeated once for additional credit.

    Lec. 1 Lab. 4 Cr. 3

  
  • THEA 291 - Theatre Production Laboratory (Lab. 3, Cr. 1)


    LCCN: CTHE 2303, Stagecraft

    Building, painting, handling scenery, working with costumes, lights, properties, promotion, front-of-house, or serving on production crews a minimum of 30 hours per semester.

    Notes
    Course may be repeated to accrue a total of 4 hours counted toward the degree.

    Prerequisite: permission of department head.

    Lab. 3 Cr. 1

  
  • THEA 292 - Theatre Performance Laboratory (Lab. 3, Cr. 1)


    Experiencing a dramatic role performance.

    Notes
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 4 hours counted toward the degree.

    Prerequisite: audition and permission of department head.

    Lab. 3 Cr. 1

  
  • THEA 295 - Intermediate Acting (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    Theory and techniques of acting. Scene work, character development, and contemporary European, Asian, and American performance techniques and theories.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for THEA 295 and THEA 395.

    Prerequisite: THEA 171. Prerequisite/Corequisite: THEA 260.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

  
  • THEA 314 - Interpretative Reading (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    Techniques and practice in oral presentation of literature by an individual and a group. Includes interpretation and adaptation of literature and experimentation in styles of presentation.

    Prerequisite: one literature course.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

  
  • THEA 361 - Costume Design (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    Fundamentals of theatrical costuming. Includes historical survey, research methods, principles of color and fabric, and rendering techniques.

    Prerequisite: THEA 260.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

  
  • THEA 362 - Scenic Design for Stage and Television (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    Elements of design, beginning drafting, basic rendering, script analysis for the designer, and experience addressing the physical needs of the script.

    Prerequisite: THEA 261 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

  
  • THEA 363 - Lighting for Stage and Television (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    Theory and practice involving major elements of lighting for stage and television productions. Service on technical crews for stage and/or television production.

    Prerequisite: THEA 261 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

  
  • THEA 371 - Acting for Camera (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)


    Maintaining performance consistency and continuity. Adaptation of acting technique and theory to the demands of the camera.

    Prerequisites: THEA 260 and THEA 295 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 2 Cr. 3

  
  • THEA 381 - Special Topics in Theatre (Lec. 1-3, Lab. 0-3, Cr. 1-3)


    Study in select areas of performance, design, production, creative dramatics, theatre history, dramatic literature, or dramaturgy.

    Notes
    May be repeated to accrue a total of nine hours.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 1-3 Lab. 0-3 Cr. 1-3

  
  • THEA 390 - Advanced Acting (Lec. 1, Lab. 3, Cr. 3)


    Acting styles including Classic, Elizabethan, Restoration, Expressionism, Brechtian, and Absurd.

    Notes
    May be repeated to accrue a total of 6 hours. No duplicate credit for THEA 390 and THEA 471.

    Prerequisites: THEA 295 and junior standing.

    Lec. 1 Lab. 3 Cr. 3

 

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