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

Course Descriptions


 
  
  • CHEN 448 - Undergraduate Research I (Lec. 1, Cr. 1)


    Introduction to the activities necessary for carrying out independent research including reading research articles, developing a research statement and experimental plan, and presenting data and results.

    Notes
    May not be used to fulfill engineering degree requirements.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 1 Cr. 1

  
  • CHEN 449 - Undergraduate Research II (Lab. 6, Cr. 2)


    Introduction to the activities necessary for completing the independent research developed in CHEN 448. Activities include conducting experiments, documenting results, compiling and analyzing results, and reporting findings in the format of an academic journal.

    Notes
    May not be used to fulfill engineering degree requirements.

    Prerequisites: CHEN 448 and permission of department head.

    Lab. 6 Cr. 2

  
  • CHEN 455 - Bioprocess Engineering (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Bio-based technologies, unit operations. Fundamental biological sciences: microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry. Fundamental engineering sciences: mass transfer, enzymatic-reaction kinetics, microbial growth. Design, scale-up and operation of biological unit operations including fermentors and bioreactors, heat exchangers, air compressors, dryers, homogenizers, and solvent-based extraction systems.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 455 and CHEG 455, CHEG 555, or CHEN 555.

    Prerequisites: CHEN 305 and CHEN 413 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 474 - Process Dynamics (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Dynamic response of chemical processes with an emphasis on multivariate response. Linear and nonlinear systems analysis including bifurcation behavior and chaos.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 474 and CHEG 474, CHEG 574, or CHEN 574.

    Prerequisite/Corequisite: CHEN 409 or ENGR 430.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 481 - Transport Phenomena (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    An advanced study of the principles of heat, mass, and momentum transport applied to the continuum. Theoretical analogy of these three modes of transfer to include boundary layer flows.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 481 and CHEG 481, CHEG 501, CHEG 581, or CHEN 581.

    Prerequisites: CHEN 313 and ENGR 315.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 482 - Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Principles of thermodynamics. Properties of fluids and prediction of thermodynamic properties. Phase equilibria.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 482 and CHEG 482, CHEG 502, CHEG 582, or CHEN 582.

    Prerequisite: CHEN 311 or equivalent.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 486 - Chemical Process Simulation (Lec. 2, Lab. 3, Cr. 3)


    Detailed study of a process simulation computer program. Applications to commercial chemical engineering operations. Oral and written reports are required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 486 and CHEG 486, CHEG 506, CHEG 586, or CHEN 586.

    Prerequisites: CHEN 311, CHEN 314, CHEN 405, ENGR 315, and permission of instructor.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 494 - Advanced Distillation (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Key stagewise fractionation concepts for binary and multi-component systems. Column process design, optimization, and short-cut calculations. Tray efficiency, design, and operations.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 494 and CHEG 494, CHEG 594, or CHEN 594.

    Prerequisite: CHEN 413

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 495 - Advanced Absorption and Extraction (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Thermal effects, design of absorption and extraction equipment; hold-up; prediction of liquid-liquid equilibria.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 495 and CHEG 495, CHEG 525, or CHEG 595.

    Prerequisite: CHEN 313, CHEN 314, or equivalent.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 497 - Chemical Engineering Operations (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Selected chemical engineering operations important in chemical engineering design. Recent developments in these areas from the current literature.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 497 and CHEG 497, CHEG 527, CHEG 597, or CHEN 597.

    Prerequisite: CHEN 413.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 498 - Cost and Optimization Engineering (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Cost comparisons reflecting taxes, depreciation and inflation. Uncertainty and risk analysis. Computer solutions of optimization problems are discussed.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 498 and CHEG 498, CHEG 528, CHEG 598, or CHEN 598.

    Prerequisite: ENGR 242 or equivalent.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 547 - Petroleum Refining Engineering (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Major Petroleum refining processes and economic principles to the design of refinery equipment. Residual oil processing, heavy and light distillate processing, oxygenates, blending, and other auxiliary processes. Environmental issues and regulations. Directed reading and/or research project required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 547 and CHEG 447, CHEN 447, or CHEG 547.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 555 - Bioprocess Engineering (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Topics may include: bio-based technologies; unit operations; fundamental biological processes (microbiology, molecular biology, and biochemistry); fundamental engineering sciences (mass transfer, enzymatic-reaction kinetics, and microbial growth; design, scale-up, and operation of biological unit operations (fermentors, bioreactors, heat exchangers, air compressors, dryers, homogenizers, and solvent-based extraction systems).

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 555 and CHEG 455, CHEG 555, or CHEN 455.

    Prerequisite: CHEN 305, CHEN 413, or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 574 - Process Dynamics (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Dynamic response of chemical processes with an emphasis on multivariate response. Linear and nonlinear systems analysis including bifurcation behavior and chaos. Directed reading and/or research required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 574 and CHEG 474, CHEG 574, or CHEN 474.

    Prerequisite: CHEN 409 or ENGR 430.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 581 - Transport Phenomena (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Advanced study of the principles of heat, mass, and momentum transport applied to the continuum, Theoretical analogy of these three modes of transfer to include boundary layer flows and turbulence. Directed reading and/or research project required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 581 and CHEG 481, CHEG 501, CHEG 581, or CHEN 481.

    Prerequisites: CHEN 313 and ENGR 315 or equivalent.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 582 - Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Principles of thermodynamics. Properties of fluids and prediction of thermodynamic properties. Phase and chemical equilibrium. Directed reading and/or research project required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 582 and CHEG 482, CHEG 502, CHEG 582, or CHEN 482.

    Prerequisite: CHEN 311 or equivalent.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 586 - Chemical Process Simulation (Lec. 2, Lab. 3, Cr. 3)


    Detailed study of a process simulation computer program. Applications to commercial chemical engineering operations. Oral and written reports are required. Directed reading and/or research project required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 586 and CHEG 486, CHEG 506, CHEG 586, or CHEN 486.

    Prerequisites: CHEN 311, CHEN 314, CHEN 405, ENGR 315, and permission of instructor.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 594 - Advanced Distillation (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Key stagewise fractionation concepts for binary and multi-component systems. Column process design, optimization, and short-cut calculations. Tray efficiency, design, and operations. Process simulation project.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 594 and CHEG 494, CHEG 594, or CHEN 494.

    Prerequisites: CHEN 314 and CHEN 413.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 597 - Chemical Engineering Operations (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Selected chemical engineering operations important in chemical engineering design. Recent developments in these areas from the current literature. Directed reading and/or research project required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 597 and CHEG 497, CHEG 527, CHEG 597, or CHEN 497.

    Prerequisite: CHEN 413 (or equivalent) and permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 598 - Cost and Optimization Engineering (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Cost comparisons reflecting taxes, depreciation and inflation. Uncertainty and risk analysis. Economic optimization of project designs. Computer solutions of optimization problems are discussed. Directed reading and/or research project required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 598 and CHEG 498, CHEG 528, CHEG 598, or CHEN 498.

    Prerequisite: ENGR 242 or equivalent.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 601 - Molecular Thermodynamics (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Incorporation of intermolecular forces and statistical mechanics into classical thermodynamics and the prediction of physical properties of real solids, semi-solids, liquids, gases and mixtures.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 601 and CHEG 601.

    Prerequisite: CHEN 311.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 617 - Advanced Chemical Reactor Engineering (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Theories of chemical reaction rates. Analysis of kinetic data. Design and computer modeling of reaction systems.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 617 and CHEG 617.

    Prerequisite: CHEN 305 or equivalent.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 620 - Advanced Special Topics in Chemical Engineering (Cr. 1-3)


    Study of advanced special topics in chemical engineering.

    Notes
    May be repeated as topics vary to accrue a total of 6 credit hours. No duplicate credit for CHEN 620 and CHEG 620.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Cr. 1-3

  
  • CHEN 632 - Process Optimization and Quality Improvement (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Statistical methods to optimize processes and improve quality. Statistical quality control methods such as cause and effect diagrams, control charts, and Pareto Diagrams. Experimental design techniques including Factorial Analysis and Evolutionary Operations concepts.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 632 and CHEG 632, ELEN 632, ENGR 632, or MEEN 632.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 640 - Fluid Rheology (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Flow behavior of complex fluids, principles of measurements, fluid design and performance, and rheological applications to problem solving. Fluids of particular interest include viscous crude oils, oil-water emulsions, polymers and polymer emulsions, suspensions, drilling muds and oil-well fluids, fracturing fluids, and other complex mixtures.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 640 and CHEG 640, ENGR 640, or MEEN 640.

    Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CHEN 670 - Process Control Systems (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Advanced control techniques, including multivariate, cascade, feedforward, and model based control. Computer simulation of process control systems.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CHEN 670 and CHEG 670, ELEN 670, or ENGR 670.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 210 - Elementary Surveying (Lec. 2, Lab. 3, Cr. 3)


    Use, adjustment, and care of instruments, measurements of lines, directions, and angles; leveling; land surveying; miscellaneous surveying problems; topographic surveying; calculations relating to traverse, areas, and earthwork.

    Prerequisite: MATH 130 or MATH 175; Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENGR 101

    Lec. 2 Lab. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 308 - Structural Analysis (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Analysis of statically determinate beams, frames, trusses and arches for dead, live, moving, and wind loads.

    Prerequisite: ENGR 205.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 313 - Transportation Engineering (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Transportation systems planning; highway, air, rail and water transportation to include economy, location, design and safety considerations.

    Prerequisite: CIEN 210.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 316 - Materials of Construction (Lec. 2, Lab. 3, Cr. 3)


    Nature and physical properties, including environmental aspects, of civil engineering construction materials. Experimentation, where applicable, is utilized.

    Prerequisite: ENGR 205.

    Lec. 2 Lab. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 402 - Soil Mechanics (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Engineering properties of soils including soil classification, permeability and seepage, compaction, effective stress concept, stress distribution in soil mass, compressibility and shear strength.

    Prerequisites: ENGR 205, 311, and GEOL 216.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 403 - Foundation Engineering (Lec. 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4)


    Laboratory and field determination of engineering properties of soils, their applications to the design of retaining walls, braced cuts, shallow and deep foundations, and slope stability. Oral and written reports are required.

    Prerequisite: CIEN 402.

    Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4

    WE
  
  • CIEN 404 - Hydraulics of Open Channels (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Properties of open channels including energy and momentum, principles of critical flow and its computations, uniform flow, theory and analysis of gradually varied flow, the hydraulic jump, unsteady flow, and flood routing.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CIEN 404 and CIEN 504.

    Prerequisite: ENGR 311.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 405 - Highway Design (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Continuation of CIEN 313 concentrating on highway design and construction to include subgrades, base courses, bituminous and Portland cement concrete pavements and highway maintenance.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CIEN 405 and CIEN 505.

    Prerequisite: CIEN 313.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 410 - Coastal Engineering (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Elementary and higher order wave theories and applications to coastal engineering problems. Waves forces on coastal structures. Wave run-up refraction and detraction. Design of breakwaters, jetties, seawalls and similar structures.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CIEN 510 and CIEN 410.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 411 - Dynamics of Structures (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Numerical and rigorous analysis of systems containing single and multiple degrees of freedom, free and forced vibrations, damped and undamped systems, and approximate design methods.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CIEN 411 and CIEN 511.

    Prerequisites: ENGR 202 and senior standing.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 416 - Design of Reinforced Concrete (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Design of reinforced concrete members using the ultimate strength method. Variations of materials, strengths, and design approaches are stressed. Design of prestressed members. Study and use of national, state and local codes.

    Prerequisite: CIEN 308.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 417 - Design of Steel Structures (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Design of steel members and connection using elastic and plastic theory. Variations of materials, strengths and design approaches are stressed. Study and use of national, state, and local building codes.

    Prerequisite: CIEN 308.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 419 - Water Resources Engineering (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Analysis, synthesis, design, and operation of water resources projects with emphasis on hydrology and the hydrologic cycle including groundwater; hydraulic structures; flow in open and closed conduits; and storm water management.

    Prerequisite: ENGR 311.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 422 - Environmental Engineering Design (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Topics include: water collection and distribution systems; identification and measurement of water quality; water treatment methods; environmental regulations; wastewater collection and treatment.

    Prerequisites: ENSC 102 and ENGR 311.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 434 - Pipeline Design and Analysis (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Understanding the analysis and design aspects of water pipeline distribution systems (transmission and distribution lines) and determining the optimal sizing for gravity and pumping systems using iterative methods.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CIEN 434 and CIEN 435, CIEN 534, CIEN 535, ENGR 434, ENGR 534, MEEN 435, or MEEN 535.

    Prerequisite: ENGR 311.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 504 - Hydraulics of Open Channels (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Properties of open channels including energy and momentum, principles of critical flow and its computations, uniform flow, theory and analysis of gradually varied flow, the hydraulic jump, unsteady flow, and flood routing. HEC-2 computer program and design problems.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CIEN 504 and CIEN 404.

    Prerequisite: ENGR 311.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 505 - Highway Design (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Continuation of Civil Engineering 313 concentrating on highway design and construction to include subgrades, base courses, bituminous and Portland cement concrete pavements, and highway maintenance. Term paper and class presentation required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CIEN 505 and CIEN 405.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 510 - Coastal Engineering (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Elementary and higher order wave theories and applications to coastal and engineering problems. Wave forces on coastal structures. Wave run-up refraction and detraction. Design of breakwaters, jetties, seawalls, and similar structures. Term paper and class presentation required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CIEN 510 and CIEN 410.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 511 - Dynamics of Structures (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Numerical and rigorous analysis of systems containing single and multiple degrees of freedom, free and forced vibrations, damped and undamped systems, and approximate design methods. Term paper and class presentation are required.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CIEN 511 and CIEN 411.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 534 - Pipeline Design and Analysis (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Understanding the analysis and design aspects of water pipeline distribution systems (transmission and distribution lines) and determining the optimal sizing for gravity and pumping systems using iterative methods.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CIEN 534 and CIEN 434, CIEN 435, CIEN 535, ENGR 434, ENGR 534, MEEN 435, or MEEN 535.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 602 - Advanced Soil Mechanics (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Clay mineralogy, swelling and collapsing soils, permeability of unsaturated soils, seepage, stresses in soil mass, advanced topics in consolidation and shear strength, settlement.

    Prerequisite: CIEN 402.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 603 - Improvement of Soils for Construction (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Purpose of soil improvement, principles of stabilization using compaction, aggregate cement, asphalt and chemicals. Advantages and disadvantages of mechanisms. Design, construction and economics of soil improvement to support highway systems.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 615 - Advanced Foundation Engineering (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Design of structural foundations to include foundation types, theory of design, design methods and methods of construction.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 620 - Advanced Special Topics in Civil Engineering (Cr. 1-3)


    Study of advanced special topics in Civil Engineering.

    Notes
    May be repeated with change in topic for maximum credit of 6 semester hours.

    Cr. 1-3

  
  • CIEN 621 - Applied Hydrology (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Procedures for estimating run-off from rural and urban watersheds; hydrograph and hyetograph analysis including determination of unit hydrographs; uniform and gradually varied flow in open channels; flood routing and frequency analysis.

    Prerequisite: CIEN 419.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 623 - Pollution Control Engineering (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Technical assessment of environmental problems including air pollution, surface and ground water pollution, solid waste management and noise pollution. Emphasis will be placed on engineering design of pollution control processes including review of pertinent environmental legislation affecting design.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CIEN 623 and CHEG 625, CHEN 625, CIEN 625, ENGR 623, or MEEN 625.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CIEN 650 - Advanced Strength of Materials (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Advanced topics in strength of materials including pressure vessels, torsional loading, beams and columns, contact stresses and bending of plates.

    Prerequisite: Permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 111 - Introduction to Criminal Justice (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    LCCN: CCRJ 1013, Introduction to Criminal Justice

    Review of the philosophy and history of the U.S. criminal justice system; a survey of agencies and processes involved in the administration of criminal justice: the legislature, the police, the prosecutor, the courts and corrections; and the role of law enforcement agencies in today’s society.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 221 - Criminal Investigation (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Survey of criminal investigation procedures including theory of investigations, legal aspects of investigations, collection and preservation of evidence, interviews, interrogations, search and protection of crime scene, elements of legal proof, submission of evidence, patrol and observation, note taking, and report writing.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 111 or permission of instructor.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 231 - Criminology (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    LCCN: CCRJ 2113, Criminology

    Study of causes, incidence, and control of crime in modern society; a comparison of contemporary methods of dealing with persons convicted of crimes.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 231 and SOCL 231.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 111 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
  • CJUS 241 - The U. S. Correctional System (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    LCCN: CCRJ 2013, Introduction to Corrections

    Introductory survey of the philosophy, theories and practices involved in the treatment of convicted law violators in the United States. Particular emphasis on incarceration and institutions.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 111 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
  • CJUS 252 - Criminal Law (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    LCCN: CCRJ 2213, Criminal Law

    Legal definition of crime and defenses, purposes and functions of the substantive criminal law, historical foundations, and the limits of the criminal law.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 111 or permission of instructor.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 271 - Police and Policing (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    LCCN: CCRJ 2313, Introduction to Policing

    Functions of law enforcement and development of police institutions in the United States focusing on historical, sociological, psychological, organizational, and political perspectives.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 111 or permission of instructor.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    NYF
  
  • CJUS 301 - Issues in Self-Defense (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Prevention, avoidance, and escape from violent criminal acts. Topics include the psychology of fear and intimidation, environmental awareness, legal considerations, tactical tools and techniques, conflict resolution, and trauma recovery.Safety principles and skills which will enable students to avoid and/or minimize violence will be taught. Information on acculturated and lifestyle factors which influence “victim profile” will be covered.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 111 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 310 - Ethics in Criminal Justice (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Examination of ethical issues in criminal justice from theoretical perspectives with a focus on response and prevention.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 111 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 322 - Criminalistics (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Survey course in techniques involved in police science technology including photography, recording of crime scene, collection and preservation of evidence, fingerprinting, studies of firearms, documents, and instrumental analysis, serology and toxicology. Field trips are made to regional criminalistics laboratory as part of the course.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 111 or permission of instructor.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 342 - Community Corrections (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    History, philosophy and operations of community corrections including probation and parole, diversion and other alternatives. Stress on community role and responsibility in crime prevention, offender programs, and improvement of correctional processes.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 111 or permission of instructor.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 352 - Crime and Jurisdiction (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Constitutional and procedural considerations affecting arrest, search and seizure, post-conviction treatment; origin, development, philosophy, constitutional basis of evidence; kinds and degrees of evidence and rules governing admissibility; and judicial decisions interpreting individual rights. Specific cases are also examined in the course.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 111 or permission of instructor.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 355 - Judicial Systems/Court Administration (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Analysis of role and functions of courts and court personnel in the criminal justice process. Overview of court administration including comparative review of administrative systems.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 111 or permission of instructor.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
  • CJUS 362 - Juvenile Delinquency (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Study of the problem of juvenile delinquency with emphasis on theories, preventive programs, juvenile courts, treatment, and current problems in juvenile delinquency.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 111 or permission of instructor.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
  • CJUS 381 - Security Systems (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Analysis of options for maintaining personal and organizational security in light of current societal dangers from crime and terrorism.

    Prerequisite: Junior standing.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 401 - Terrorism, Crime, and Security (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Historic development of terrorism and related crime on a global basis. Trends, techniques and deficiencies related to solutions of the current terrorist problem and terrorism’s likely implications for the free world.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for SOCL 401, SOCL 501, and CJUS 501.

    Prerequisites: 6 hours of sociology, government, criminal justice or related fields, and consent of instructor.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 402 - Disaster Preparedness (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Comprehensive understanding and practical foundation of the causes, prevention, and response to disasters as well as insight into the disaster management system nationally and locally. Focuses on information central to emergency preparedness, disaster planning, and response at both the individual and organizational level.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 111 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 403 - Serial Murders (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Investigation of serial murder, its history, relevant theories, pathology, and criminal justice ramifications.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 111.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 415 - Work and Occupations (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Social organization of work with emphasis on the professions and semi-professions.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 415 and SOCL 415, SOCL 515, and CJUS 515.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 111 or SOCL 201.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 431 - Deviance and Social Control (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Social and institutional conformity as well as deviance from control forces.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 431 and CJUS 531, SOCL 431, or SOCL 531.

    Prerequisite: SOCL 201.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 432 - Criminal Justice Administration and Management (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Application of theories and principles of organization, administration, and management to criminal justice.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 432 and CJUS 532.

    Prerequisite: 6 hours of criminal justice or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
  • CJUS 441 - Contemporary Criminal Justice (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Presentation and evaluation of current developments in criminal justice.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 441 and CJUS 541.

    Prerequisite: 6 hours of criminal justice or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

    WE
  
  • CJUS 452 - Organized Crime (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Historical survey of organized crime in America, theoretical concepts, range of activities, areas of influence, and remedial proposals.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 452 and CJUS 552.

    Prerequisite: 6 hours of criminal justice or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 461 - Special Topics in Criminal Justice (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Study of a major aspect of, or problem in, the criminal justice area.

    Notes
    May be repeated when topics vary to accrue a total of 9 hours.

    Prerequisite: 6 hours of criminal justice or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 481 - Loss Prevention and Management (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Operations and management of loss prevention programs in business, industry, government, and other institutions.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 481 and CJUS 581.

    Prerequisites: 6 hours of criminal justice or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 491 - Comparative Criminal Justice (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Comparative study of criminal justice systems. Emphasis on concepts and contemporary developments in other nations with potential applications and impacts on philosophy and practice in the United States.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 491 and 591.

    Prerequisite: 6 hours of criminal justice or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 492 - Police Academy Certification (Lec. 9, Lab. 6, Cr. 12)


    This is a Louisiana Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification. Selected students will attend a Louisiana POST academy and serve as a reserve law enforcement officer with a sponsoring agency.

    Prerequistes: Permission of department head and criminal justice coordinator. Satisfactory performance on physical fitness test and oral interview. Criminal justice majors only. Must be 21 years old at the completion of the academcy. Applications must be submitted prior to designated deadline. Selected students must pass background check and psychological exam. Student will be responsible for required uniforms, equipment, psychological evaluation, and background check. Selection is competitive when qualified applicants exceed positions available.

    Lec. 9 Lab. 6 Cr. 12

  
  • CJUS 499 - Reserve Police Officer Experience (Lec. 0, Cr. 0)


    Students will perform voluntary service at McNeese State University Police Department as a certified police officer with arrest authority.

    Prerequisites: Permission of Department Head, Criminal Justice Coordinator, and MSUPD Chief of Police. Students must have a valid POST Commission.

    Lec. 0 Cr. 0

  
  • CJUS 501 - Terrorism, Crime, and Security (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Historic development of terrorism and related crime on a global basis. Trends, techniques, and deficiencies of solutions of the current terrorist problem. Implications of terrorism for the free world. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 401, SOCL 401, and SOCL 501.

    Prerequisite: 6 hours of sociology, government, criminal justice, or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 515 - Work and Occupations (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Social organization of work with emphasis on professions and semi-professions. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed readings, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 515 and SOCL 415, SOCL 515, or CJUS 415.

    Prerequisite: Graduate standing and permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 531 - Deviance and Social Control (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Examines social and institutional conformity as well as deviance from control forces. Class lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed readings, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 531 and CJUS 431, SOCL 531, or SOCL 431.

    Prerequisite: SOCL 201.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 532 - Criminal Justice Administration and Management (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Application of theories and principles of organization, administration, and management to criminal justice. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 532 and 432.

    Prerequisite: 6 hours of criminal justice or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 541 - Contemporary Criminal Justice (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Presentation and evaluation of current developments in criminal justice. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 541 and 441.

    Prerequisite: 6 hours of criminal justice or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 552 - Organized Crime (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Historical survey of organized crime in America, theoretical concepts, range of activities, areas of influence, and remedial proposals. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 552 and 452.

    Prerequisite: 6 hours of criminal justice or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 561 - Special Topics in Criminal Justice (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Problems in the criminal justice area. Lectures, discussion or research will be supplemented by directed readings, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    Students pursuing the Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree may only receive credit for CJUS 561 once for a total of 3 credit hours; otherwise, it may be repeated as topics vary to accrue a total of 9 credit hours.

    Prerequisites: Must be a graduate student pursuing a graduate degree and permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 581 - Loss Prevention and Management (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Operations and management of loss prevention programs in business, industry, government, and other institutions. Particular attention to theft control and fire protection. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 581 and 481.

    Prerequisite:CJUS 381 or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 591 - Comparative Criminal Justice (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Comparative study of criminal justice systems. Emphasis on concepts and contemporary developments in other nations with potential applications and impacts on philosophy and practice in the United States. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented by directed reading, independent research, and research papers.

    Notes
    No duplicate credit for CJUS 591 and 491.

    Prerequisite: 6 hours of criminal justice or permission of department head.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 601 - Police Justice Administration (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Develop and evaluate policies and procedures in all phases of police administration, including judicial decisions, which impact the legal status of the operation of police agencies in addition to reviewing administrative issues inherent in both large and small police organizations.

    Prerequisite or Corequisite: CJUS 604.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 602 - Court Justice Administration (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Examine the application of organizational theory and principles of administration to the components of the court system with special attention focused on the theory and reality of criminal court processing including an in-depth look at the roles and practices of prosecutors, defense attorneys, and judges.

    Prerequisite or Corequisite: CJUS 604

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 603 - Correctional Justice Administration (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Analysis of management theory and practice in correctional institutions and agencies through a comprehensive review of current issues, trends, problems, constraints in correctional policies and procedures, as influenced by social and legal factors.

    Prerequisite or Corequisite: CJUS 604.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 604 - Research Methods (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Review and application of social science research methods including an overview of the research process and its ethical context.

    Prerequisite: Admission to the MS CJUS program.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 605 - Criminological Theory (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Examination of influential theories of crime causation and in-depth coverage of topics including theory construction; hypothesis testing; theory integration; and links among theory, research, and policy.

    Prerequisite or Corequisite: CJUS 604.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 610 - Selected Topics in Criminal Justice (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Advanced study in criminal justice with specific topics to be announced prior to each semester.

    Notes
    May be repeated once as the topics vary, to accrue a total of six hours.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 604.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 615 - Contemporary Issues and Trends in Terrorism (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Explore terrorism totality by examining the ideology, organizational behavior, and method(s) of operation of various international terrorist groups with special attention focused on the impact terrorism has upon the criminal justice system relative to investigative processes.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 604.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 620 - Policy Analysis and Criminal Justice Administration (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Analyze the development and implementation of criminal justice policy in the United States.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 604.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 625 - Legal Aspects in Criminal Justice Administration (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Examine recent legislation and case law, both state and federal, which impact criminal justice professionals and the administration of criminal justice in the context of professional practice. The topics will vary depending upon current legal developments.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 604.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 630 - Ethics in Criminal Justice (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Examine the underlying theories of ethical conduct in public safety.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 604.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

  
  • CJUS 635 - Corrections (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)


    Examine the current methods and effectiveness of the correctional system including incarceration, probation, and parole.

    Prerequisite: CJUS 604.

    Lec. 3 Cr. 3

 

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