*Course Descriptions based on the 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog and/or Spring 2013 Graduate Catalog.

Undergraduate Courses

  • 102 Introduction to CAD. 1 hr.

An introduction to scales, plan reading, engineering graphics and computer aided design. Introduction to the operation of modern CAD software. (PR: MTH 132; pre-engineering or engineering major)

  • 103 Freshman Engineering Seminar. 1 hr.

Weekly seminars presented by practicing engineers to help students gain a better understanding of various engineering fields and the attributes required to be a successful engineer. (PR: Engineering major)

  • 104 The Engineering Profession. 1 hr.

Introduction to the engineering profession and engineering disciplines; introductino to the engineering design process and team projects. (PR: ACT24 or SAT 560; concurrent PR: MTH 132 or CR: MTH 229 or MTH 229H; engineering major)

  • 111 Engineering Computations. 3 hrs. II.

Introduction to effective problem-solving techniques used in various engineering applications with an emphasis on accuracy. Computational tools including calculators, spreadsheets, and a computational environment such as MATLAB will be covered. (PR: Math ACT 24 or SAT Math 560; or concurrent PR: MTH 132; or CR MTH229 or 229H; engineering major)

  • 201 Circuits I. 4 hrs. I

Definition of fundamental concepts and components, including operational amplifiers. Steady-state ac and dc analysis using the basic laws of circuits. Principles of electrical measurements. Single-phase ac power. Computer applications. 3 lec–3 lab. (PR: MTH 229)

  • 202 Circuits II. 4 hrs. II.

Transient response of first- and second-order systems. Balanced three-phase systems. Mutual inductance, transformers, resonance, and two-port networks. Computer Applications. 3 lec-3 lab. (PR ENGR 201 and MTH 230)

  • 204 Introduction to Digital Systems. 4 hrs. II.

Number systems, digital components and systems; Boolean switching algebra; the analysis and design of combinational and sequential circuits; introduction to computer architecture. Laboratory exercises to reinforce lecture topics. 3 lec. – 2 lab. (PR: ENGR 201; CS 120, or consent)

  • 213 Statics. 3 hrs. I.

Particle and rigid body mechanics for static force systems. 3 lec. (PR: MTH 229)

  • 214 Dynamics. 3 hrs. II.

Laws of motion, work and energy, impulse and momentum, relative motion. 3 lec. (PR: ENGR 213 and MTH 230)

  • 215 Engineering Materials. 3 hrs. I.

Properties and testing of engineering materials. Computer applications. 2 lec-3 lab. (CR: ENGR 213)

  • 216 Mechanics of Deformable Bodies. 3 hrs. II.

Strength of materials, shear and moment diagrams, stresses in shafts, beams and columns; combined stresses, deflections; computer applications. (PR: ENGR 213 and MTH 230)

  • 219 Engineering Thermodynamics. 3 hrs. II.

Fundamental concepts of energy analysis; thermodynamic models; First Law and introduction Second Law of thermodynamics; pressure, temperature, volume relationships; enthalpy and entropy. 3 lec-3 lab. (PR: MTH 230)

  • 221 Engineering Economy. 3 hrs. I, II.

Economic selection of machines, structures, and processes. Computer applications. (PR: MTH 127, or MTH 130, or MTH 132 or MTH 229; CITE majors only)

  • 290 Internship in Engineering. 1-4 hrs. CR/NC.

Supervised off-campus activities which provide professional experience in different fields of engineering. (PR: Permission)

  • 318 Fluid Mechanics. 4 hrs. I.

Principles of hydrostatics and hydrodynamics; computer applications. 3 lec. – 3 lab (CR: ENGR 214 and MTH 231)

  • 451 Introduction to Project Management. 3 hrs. I, II.

This course covers project management fundamentals including project definition, project selection, project planning, estimating, scheduling, resource allocation and project control. An emphasis will be placed on building effective project teams. (CR: ENGR 452, PR: ENGR 221)

  • 452 Senior Engineering Seminar. 1 hr. I.

Prepares students for engineering practice by focusing on licensure, ethics, and professional responsibility via presentations by practicing engineers. Preparation for senior design project. (PR: Senior standing in Engineering)

  • 453 Senior Design Projects. 3 hrs. II.

Principles of management, contracts, specifications, cost analysis; critical path method as applied to engineering projects; completion of a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary engineering design project. (PR: Senior standing in engineering)

  • 480-483 Special Topics. 1-4 hrs.
  • 485-488 Independent Study. 1-4 hrs.

Graduate Courses

  • 610 Applied Statistics 3 hrs.

Practical application of statistical techniques to decision-making, forecasting, optimization, experimental design. Interpretation of data using central tendency and dispersion, t-test, F-test, variance analysis, correlation, and linear regression. (PR: Permission)

  • 620 Computer Applications 3 hrs.

Introduction to current software technology to solve problems of interest to technical professionals. Covers the use of tables, databases, modeling, curve fitting, and solution of equations. (PR: Permission)

  • 650-653 Special Topics. 1-4 hrs.

Formal study of engineering topics of current interest. (PR: Consent)

  • 685-688 Independent Study. 1-4 hrs.

An approved study of special interest concerning engineering, under the supervision of a faculty member. (PR: Consent)