ARCHIVED 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ARCHIVED 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Electrical Engineering

  
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    EE 221 - Logic Systems Design I


    Introduction to Boolean algebra; mixed logic; design of combinational circuits; introduction to sequential systems; MSI building blocks; includes laboratory design projects.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: ENGR 199

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EE 222 - Electrical Engineering Design I


    Introduction to conceptual design; circuit design; parameter sensitivity analysis; cost performance tradeoff analysis and interconnection compatibility design; written technical report and oral presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 201, 211, 221 (all with a grade of C or better). COREQ: 202, 212 are prerequisites but may be taken concurrently.

    Credits: (2)
  
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    EE 311 - Systems and Electronics Laboratory


    Systems and signals measurements and applications; electronics circuits. Required minimum grade for major is C.

     

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 202 & 212. Both with a grade of C or better. COREQ: 331 & 351 are prerequisites but may be taken concurrently, or permission of department.

    Credits: (1)

  
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    EE 312 - Electronic Devices Laboratory


    Measurements and applications of solid state devices. Required minimum grade for major is C.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 311 with a grade of C or better. COREQ: 332 is a prerequisite but may be taken concurrently or with permission of department.

    Credits: (1)
  
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    EE 321 - Electromagnetic Fields


    Electric and magnetic fields using vector formulation. Vector Analysis; Stoke’s Theorem; Electrostatics; Coulomb’s law; Laplace and Poisson’s equations; Magneto statics: vector potentials, Lorentz force; Faraday’s law. Required minimum grade for major is C.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 202 with a grade of C or better.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EE 322 - Electromagnetic Waves


    A study of Maxwell’s equations, transmission line theory, plane waves, guided electromagnetic waves in coaxial cables and wave guides.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 321 with a grade of C or better.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EE 331 - Fundamentals of Electronics and Semiconductors


    Theory and application of semiconductor devices. Ideal operational amplifier applications; diode and its applications; bipolar transistors and MOSFETs with applications; dc biasing and small-signal analysis. Required minimum grade for major is C.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 202 with a grade of C or better.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EE 332 - Electronics


    Low and high-frequency analysis of transistor amplifiers. Multistage and feedback amplifier design. Stability and oscillation. Operational amplifier design and applications.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 331 with a grade of C or better.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EE 341 - Electrical Engineering Design II


    Application of conceptual design; circuit design; parameter sensitivity analysis; cost performance tradeoff analysis and interconnection compatibility design. Written technical report and oral presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 202 & 221 (both with a grade of C or better); 222. COREQ: 331 & 351 are prerequisites but may be take concurrently or by permission of department.

    Credits: (2)
  
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    EE 342 - Solid State Electronic Devices


    Semiconductor device theory, including simple crystal structures, energy bands, charge carriers in semiconductors, distribution functions for electrons and photons, optical and electrical properties of devices.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 321 with a grade of C or better and PHY 310 is a prerequisite but may be taken concurrently.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EE 351 - Systems Analysis I


    Complex variables; continuous-time systems; LTI systems; Fourier transforms; Laplace transforms; representation of systems using differential equations. Required minimum grade for major is C.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 202 with a grade of C or better.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EE 401 - Senior Design I


    A project-oriented course stressing the planning and design of experiments to support the student’s project. Formation of the design problem and specifications. Required minimum grade for major is C.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 211, 212, 311, 312, 331, 351 (all with grades of C or better) and senior standing in EE.

    Credits: (2)
  
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    EE 402 - Senior Design II


    A continuation of EE 401 consisting of project development and analysis, culminating in a written and oral presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 401 with a grade of C or better.

    Credits: (2)
  
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    EE 411 - Analog and Digital Communication


    Analysis and transmission of signals including analog communication (amplitude and frequency modulation); digital communications (Pulse code modulation, data transmission, phase-shift keying, frequency-shift keying).

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 351 with a grade of C or better.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EE 412 - Electrical Engineering Professional Practice


    Engineering ethics; safety and liability in the manufacturing workplace; product design, development, planning; cost estimating for non-recurring engineering work; Total Quality Management; effective technical presentation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Senior standing in EE.

    Credits: (2)
  
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    EE 424 - Digital Signal Processing


    Sampling and signal recovery in linear systems; analysis of sampled systems; discrete and fast Fourier transforms; z-transform; discrete convolution; design of digital FIR and HR filters.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 351 , with a C or better.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EE 425 - Foundations of Optical Engineering


    Modern optics, optical communications, optical materials, optical devices, optical fiber and integrated optics, optical signals, optical networks, basic Fourier optics, and methods in signal processing. Required minimum grade for major is C.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 322 with a grade of C or better; PHYS 322.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EE 427 - Foundations of Optical Imaging


    Design principles and analysis methods of optical imaging systems including advanced geometrical optics approach, diffraction integral approach, and plane wave spectrum approach. 

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 322 with a grade of C or better.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EE 436 - Optical Fiber Communications


    Optical waveguides, attenuation and dispersion, single and multi mode fiber properties and measurements, sources and detectors, transmitter and receiver design, modulation and multiplexing, system design. 

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ:  425 and PHYS 322, with a C or better.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EE 465 - Foundations of Laser Electronics


    Laser oscillation, excitation, amplification, dispersion, absorption, basic principles of quantum electronics, general characteristics of laser, semiconductor lasers, switching and modulation, CW lasers, pulse lasers, applications.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 322 with a grade of C or better; PHYS 310.

    Credits: (3)

Elementary and Middle Grades Education

  
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    EDMG 409 - Internship Seminar for Middle School Teaching


    This internship seminar provides partcipants with knowledge and skills to apply to practice the major concepts, principles, theories, and research related to young adolescent development.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: EDCI 201; EDMG 300

    COREQ: EDMG 410

    Credits: 2

  
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    EDMG 412 - Internship Seminar for Differentiated Instruction


    Participants explore the diversity of learning in middle grades classrooms, reflect on their own growth as teachers, and generate strategies for effectively differentiating instruction.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: EDGM 410, EDMG 409

    COREQ: EDMG 411

    Credits: 2

  
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    ELMG 201 - Seminar for Teacher Leadership


    The purpose of this course is to encourage preservice teachers to explore issues in becoming teachers and reflect on themselves as leaders.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    COREQ: EDCI 201.

    Credits: (1)
  
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    ELMG 390 - Practicum I


    Supervised participation in a public school classroom (6 hours per week), guided by seminar focusing on appropriate assessments for elementary and middle grades.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Admission to professional education sequence and EDEL 311, EDRD 303, EDRD 334, and EDEL 418 with grades of C or better.  COREQ: EDEL 415, EDEL 416, EDEL 417, EDEL 419.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ELMG 480 - Independent Study in Elementary/Middle Grades Education


    Independent Study in Elementary/Middle Grades Education

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ:  Admission to professional education sequence.

    Credits: (1-3, R6)
  
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    ELMG 484 - Supervised Internship I


    A part-time internship under university supervision with seminar.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: ELMG 390 or EDMG 411.

    Credits: 3
  
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    ELMG 485 - Supervised Internship II


    A full-time internship under university supervision.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 484. COREQ: 495. Full-time field experience.

    Credits: (9)
  
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    ELMG 493 - Topics in Elementary/Middle Grades Education


    Topics in Elementary/Middle Grades Education

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Admission to professional education sequence.

    Credits: (1-3, R6)
  
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    ELMG 495 - Seminar for Student Teachers


    Theory related to practice during student teaching.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    COREQ: 485.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ELMG 515 - Language Arts Methods


    Language Arts Methods

    Credits: 3
  
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    ELMG 516 - Science Methods


    Science Methods

    Credits: 3
  
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    ELMG 517 - Social Studies Methods


    Social Studies Methods

    Credits: 3
  
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    ELMG 519 - Mathematics Methods for Grades 4-9


    Mathematics Methods for Grades 4-9

    Credits: 3
  
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    ELMG 566 - Computers in Education


    Computers in Education

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ELMG 580 - Independent Study


    Independent Study

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ELMG 593 - Topics in Elementary and Middle Grades Education


    Topics in Elementary and Middle Grades Education

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ELMG 603 - Elementary and Middle Grades Science Curriculum


    Elementary and Middle Grades Science Curriculum

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ELMG 604 - Elementary and Middle Grades Social Studies Curriculum


    Elementary and Middle Grades Social Studies Curriculum

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ELMG 605 - Elementary and Middle Grades Mathematics Curriculum


    Elementary and Middle Grades Mathematics Curriculum

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ELMG 606 - Elementary and Middle Grades Language Arts Curriculum


    Elementary and Middle Grades Language Arts Curriculum

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ELMG 607 - Mathematical Problem Solving in Elementary/ Middle School


    Mathematical Problem Solving in Elementary/ Middle School

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ELMG 608 - Diagnosis and Remediation in Elementary/Middle School Math


    Diagnosis and Remediation in Elementary/Middle School Math

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ELMG 610 - Distance Education


    Distance Education

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ELMG 666 - Projects in Educational Computing


    Projects in Educational Computing

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ELMG 675 - Workshop in Elementary and Middle Grades Education


    Workshop in Elementary and Middle Grades Education

    Credits: (3)
  
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    ELMG 680 - Independent Study


    Independent Study

    Credits: (1-3, R6)

Elementary Education

  
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    EDEL 130 - Introduction to Teaching


    Teaching as a profession; the role and function of the teacher in the school and community. Recommended for any student considering teaching as a career.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDEL 311 - Elementary Curriculum


    Methods, materials, and curriculum for children in elementary grades.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ:  EDCI 201 with a grade of C or better

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDEL 312 - Elementary School/Methods and Curriculum


    Methods, materials, and curriculum for children in grades 3 through 6.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    EDCI 231 with a grade of C or better.

    Credits: (2)
  
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    EDEL 318 - Elementary/Middle Grades Mathematics


    The development of mathematical concepts; programs, methods, and materials for grades K- 9.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: MATH 231 and admission to the professional education sequence.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDEL 323 - Seminar for Responsive Instruction


    The planning and implementation of developmentally and pedagogically appropriate assessments for elementary and middle grades learning environments.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Admission to the Professional Education Sequence. EDCI 201. COREQ: PSY 323.

    Credits: (1)
  
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    EDEL 339 - Seminar for Creating Responsive Learning Communities in the Elementary Grades


    The interrelationship between theory and practice; creating and managing responsive learning communities for all learners.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Admission to the Professional Education Sequence. EDCI 201 and PSY 323. COREQ: SPED 339 and ELMG 484.

    Credits: 2
  
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    EDEL 415 - Language Arts Methods for Grades K-6


    Teaching methods, materials, and curriculum development in the language arts, grades K-6, with emphasis on fostering written and digital communication.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Admission to the professional education sequence. COREQ: ELMG 390

     

    Credits: (3)

  
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    EDEL 416 - Science Methods for Grade K-6


    Teaching methods and curricular development in science, grades K-6; materials and teaching strategies.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Admission to the professional education sequence. COREQ: ELMG 390.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDEL 417 - Social Studies Methods for Grades K-6


    Methods, materials, and strategies for teaching social studies in grades K-6.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Admission to the professional education sequence.  COREQ: ELMG 390.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDEL 418 - Mathematics Methods Grades K-3


    The development of mathematical concepts: program, methods, and materials for grades K-3.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ:  EDCI 201 with a grade of C or better.

    PREQ or COREQ: MATH 321 or MATH 322.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    EDEL 419 - Mathematics Methods Grades 3-6


    The development of mathematical concepts: program, methods, and materials for grades 3-6.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ:  Admission to the professional education sequence and EDEL 418.  COREQ: ELMG 390.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDEL 432 - Integrated Curriculum


    Research, theory, and instructional practice related to integrating communications processes with all subject areas in grades 3-6. Includes field-based component.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: Admission to Teacher Ed. Program in Elementary Education. COREQ: This course must be taken concurrently with EDEL 390 or EDEL 484.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDEL 446 - Digital Literacy Methods for Grades K-6


    The study and use of the forms of digital literacy in school and professional settings; emphasis on instructional applications, issues, and trends.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    COREQ: ELMG 484 or SPED 484.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDEL 465 - Teaching the Child in Crisis


    Exploration of crisis situations to improve teacher competency; methods for dealing with the child in crisis at various developmental levels.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDEL 470 - Early Childhood Curriculum


    Materials, environments, and interactions for 2-5 year olds in all curricular areas including thinking and social problem-solving for children with and without disabilities. This course is cross-listed with BK and SPED 470. 2 Lecture, 3 Lab.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDEL 476 - Guiding Children’s Behavior and Managing Classrooms


    Methods for managing classrooms and helping students from kindergarten to grade 9 develop self discipline.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    COREQ: 490, 495.

    Credits: (2)
  
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    EDEL 483 - Internship


    Observing, planning, teaching, and evaluating young children with and without disabilities in a variety of settings. This course is cross-listed with BK and SPED 483. 5 days/week, full-time.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    COREQ: BK/EDEL/SPED 496.

    Credits: (5, R20)
  
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    EDEL 488 - Internship II


    Observing, planning, teaching, and evaluating young children with and without disabilities in a variety of settings. This course is cross-listed with BK 488.

    Credits: (9)
  
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    EDEL 490 - Supervised Student Teaching


    A full-time internship under university supervision.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    COREQ: 476, 495.

    Credits: (9)
  
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    EDEL 496 - Internship Seminar


    The interrelationships of theory and practice in the context of experience. This course is cross-listed with BK and SPED 496.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    COREQ: BK 483.

    Credits: (1, R4)
  
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    EDEL 601 - Elementary School Curriculum


    Elementary School Curriculum

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDEL 614 - Issues and Trends in Elementary Education


    Issues and Trends in Elementary Education

    Credits: (2)
  
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    EDEL 695 - Research Seminar in Elementary Education I


    Research Seminar in Elementary Education I

    Credits: (2)
  
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    EDEL 696 - Research Seminar in Elementary Education II


    Research Seminar in Elementary Education II

    Credits: (2)
  
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    EDEL 701 - Seminar in Elementary School Curriculum


    Seminar in Elementary School Curriculum

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDEL 779 - Continuing Research—Non-Thesis Option


    Continuing Research—Non-Thesis Option

    Credits: (1, R10)
  
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    EDEL 782 - Research in Elementary Education


    Research in Elementary Education

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDEL 796 - Advanced Research Seminar in Elementary Education II


    Advanced Research Seminar in Elementary Education II

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDEL 798 - Advanced Research Seminar in Middle Grades Education II


    Advanced Research Seminar in Middle Grades Education II

    Credits: (3)

Emergency and Disaster Management

  
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    EDM 250 - Introduction to Emergency and Disaster Management


    Overview of emergency and disaster management. Topics include major concepts, theory and history, terminology, and the roles, functions and inter-relationships of key agencies and organizations involved in this field.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDM 322 - Social Dimensions of a Disaster


    An exploration of the social implications of a disaster, including its effects on victims, their families, first responders, the community, businesses, the economy, and special populations.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ or COREQ: EDM 250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDM 324 - Emergency Planning


    Introduction to the multiple facets of emergency planning.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ or COREQ: EDM 250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDM 326 - Risk Assessment and Vulnerability Analysis


    Introduction to concepts and principles of risk assessment and vulnerability analysis.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ or COREQ: EDM 250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDM 332 - Disaster Response Operations and Management


    An overview of the response phase of the disaster management cycle, during which resources are marshaled, deployed and managed.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ or COREQ: EDM 250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDM 335 - Principles of Hazard Mitigation


    An exploration of the concepts and principles associated with hazard mitigation and its place in disaster management.

     

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ or COREQ: EDM 250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)

  
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    EDM 340 - Political and Policy Basis of Emergency and Disaster Management


    An exploration of the political dynamics of American emergency and disaster management.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: EDM 250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDM 351 - Resource Management


    Identification, coordination and effective utilization of government, private and not-for profit resources by emergency responders.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: EDM 250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDM 360 - Asset Protection & Critical Infrastructure


    Examination of economic, legal, organizational and social infrastructure related to emergency management.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: EDM 250.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDM 405 - GIS and Emergency Mapping


    A overview of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and other forms emergency mapping for mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: EDM 250 or permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    EDM 406 - Incident Command Systems


    The course will build on students basic knowledge of incident command systems by exploring the application of and issues with the use of the incident management system in an emergecy or disaster situation.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: EDM 250, EDM 324, and EDM 332; or permission of the instructor.

    Credits: 3
  
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    EDM 435 - Homeland Security


    Overview of relevant issues relating to the problems and practices of providing “homeland security”.  Seminar.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDM 440 - Methods of Disaster Research


    This course introduces students to the fundamentals of social sciences and disaster research including research terminology, design, analysis, and presentation of data.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: EDM 250, EDM 322, EDM 324, EDM 326, EDM 332, and EDM 335.

    Credits: 3
  
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    EDM 441 - Methods of Disaster Research Project


    Application of research fundamentals in a capstone project with an emergency management organization or community group.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: EDM 440

    Credits: 1
  
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    EDM 448 - Emergency Exercise Design and Evaluation


    Design, development and assessment of simulated exercises to evaluate and improve emergency readiness and response capabilities.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: EDM 250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDM 452 - Legal Issues in Emergency and Disaster Management


    Overview of relevant federal and state statutes relating to emergency and disaster management and applicable legal concepts.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: EDM 250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDM 457 - Terrorism


    Examination of the origins, evolution, dimensions, and impacts of both domestic and international terrorism.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDM 460 - Case Studies in Emergency and Disaster Management


    In-depth examination of specific public crises and disasters.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: EDM 250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EDM 480 - Independent Study in Emergency and Disaster Management


    Independent Study in Emergency and Disaster Management

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: EDM 250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (1-3, R6)
  
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    EDM 483 - Internship in Emergency and Disaster Management


    Supervised application of academic study in a practical public safety and/or security management setting.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    EDM 250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (3-12, R12)
  
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    EDM 493 - Topics in Emergency and Disaster Management


    Topics in Emergency and Disaster Management

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: EDM 250 or permission of instructor.

    Credits: (1-3, R12)

Emergency Medical Care

  
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    EMC 210 - Introduction to Wilderness Medicine


    Survey and introduction to the principles and practices of medical care in austere or wilderness environment.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EMC 240 - Introduction to Emergency Medical Care


    Basic life support; assessment and care of traumatic and medical emergencies; and patient stabilization.

    Credits: (3)
  
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    EMC 241 - Basic Emergency Medical Techniques


    Patient assessment, CPR, airway management, splinting and bandaging, childbirth, defibrillation, extrication rescue. 6 Lab/field.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    COREQ: EMC 240.

    Credits: 3
  
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    EMC 310 - Wilderness Medicine I


    Advanced life support for wilderness medicine.

    Prerequisites & Notes
    PREQ: 210.

    Credits: (3)
 

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