Courses of Instruction
ED 738 Selected Topics in Education 1-3(1-3,0) ED 955 Theoretical Bases of Instruction 3(3,0) ED C 809 Higher Education Administration 3(3,0)
Specific master’s-level topics not found in other Seminar in the application of learning theory to Knowledge, skills and processes essential to ef-
courses are selected for in-depth study. May be instructional practice emphasizing instructional fectively administer a program or service in higher
repeated for a maximum of 24 credits, but only if strategies in the classroom. education. Examines relationships between envi-
different topics are covered. ED (ED F, ED SP) 980 Internship in Curriculum ronmental factors and strategies for planning and
ED 739 Independent Study in Education 1-3(1- and Instruction 1-6(0,3-18) Practical experiences managing student affairs programs and services.
3,0) Master’s-level study of selected topics under linking the student’s program of study to his/her Preq: Consent of instructor.
the direction of a faculty member chosen by the field of professional service. To be taken Pass/Fail ED C 810 Theories and Techniques of Counseling
student. Student and faculty member develop a only. Preq: Consent of advisor. 3(3,0) Counseling theories and techniques. Preq:
course of study different from any existing courses ED (ED F, ED SP) 991 Doctoral Dissertation Consent of instructor.
and designed for the individual student. May be Research 1-18 ED C 811 Multicultural Counseling 3(3,0) Respon-
repeated for a maximum of 24 credits, but only if sibility of counselors to all people regardless of race,
different topics are covered. EDUCATIONAL COUNSELING sex, gender, socioeconomic status, subculture, etc.;
ED 745 Integrating Arts into the Curriculum 3(3,0) content and theory related to counseling multicul-
Series of workshops introducing the integration (Counselor Education) tural individuals/groups.
of drama, music, dance, visual arts and creative ED C 764 Theoretical and Practical Application of ED C 812 Career Counseling 3(3,0) Gathering,
writing with academic subjects in the classroom. Student Development and Leadership in a Uni- interpreting and utilizing educational, social and
Includes review of research on the impact of arts versity Setting 3(3,0) Development of leadership, occupational information; techniques used in
education on student achievement, engagement programming, problem-solving, conflict-resolution, placement, survey and follow-up.
and school culture. confrontation and referral skills; legal and ethi- ED C 813 Appraisal Procedures 3(2,2) Experience in
ED 839 Introduction to Linguistics 3(3,0) Introduc- cal issues and the implications for practitioners; gathering, interpreting and utilizing data related to
tion to linguistics, including the subfields of syntax, comparative studies of housing programs and the individual; especially significant to counselors.
morphology, phonology, semantics, pragmatics and utilization of resources and support services avail- Preq: Consent of instructor.
sociolinguistics. Also includes the study of writ- able on the campus.
ED C 814 Development of Counseling Skills 3(3,0)
ing systems and applications to literacy, language ED C 801 Foundations of Professional School On-campus experience to help counselors develop
acquisition, and language contact and change. Counseling 3(3,0) Theory and practice of school communication skills through role-playing activi-
Preq: Graduate standing in Education of consent counseling; principles and policies underlying ties, audio and videotaping, interviewing, lecture
of instructor. programs. Preq: Consent of instructor. and discussion. Preq or Coreq: ED C 810.
ED 860 Classroom Action Research 3(3,0) Devel- ED C 803 Student Development Services in Higher ED C 815 Group Counseling 3(3,0) Experience as
ops skills for doing research in a K–12 setting on Education 3(3,0) Pupil personnel services offered a member of a group to aid the student in under-
instructional methodology and/or curriculum. by institutions of higher education. standing group dynamics and the role of a group
Study of research literature, research methods and ED C 804 Theories of Student Development in member as a participant and facilitator; emphasis is
IRB procedures. Includes classroom action research Higher Education 3(3,0) Developmental aspects of on small group participation, communication skills
project. Preq: Teaching certification, admission to the young adult age group and the relationship to and self-understanding. Preq: ED C 810, 814.
MEd degree program, ED F 778, 808, or consent postsecondary schools and training programs.
of instructor. ED C 816 Introduction to Couples and Family
ED C 805 Clinical Mental Health Counseling 3(3,0) Counseling 3(3,0) Major models and techniques of
ED (AG ED, CTE) 889 Research in Education 3(3,0) History and description of various counseling marriage and family counseling; history, research,
See AG ED 889. services provided in agency settings; the type of legal, ethical and other professional issues; concepts
ED (ED F, ED SP) 894 Directed Research 1-4(1-4,0) client populations served and existing legislative related to family life cycle, healthy family function-
Research in a line of inquiry in education under acts mandating these services. ing, divorce, ethnicity, problem conceptualization
the direction of faculty. May be taken with different ED C 806 Student Affairs Issues 3(3,0) Introduc- and nontraditional structures. Preq: ED C 810 or
faculty members and may be repeated for a maxi- tion to the current issues in the student personnel 814 or consent of instructor.
mum of 18 hours. To be taken Pass/Fail only. Preq: profession and future challenges facing student af- ED C 817 Crisis Intervention Counseling 3(3,0)
ED F 778, 808 or consent of instructor. fairs departments. Preq: ED C 803, 804, or consent Examines diverse crisis situations and the assess-
ED 901 Selected Topics Doctoral Study 1-3(1-3,0) of instructor. ment and treatment strategies used by counselors
Doctoral-level education topics not covered in other ED C 807 Counseling Children and Adolescents to assist individuals, groups and organizations
courses are selected for in-depth study and research. 3(3,0) Theory and techniques in the area of to manage and resolve crises. Preq: ED C 810 or
May be repeated for a maximum of 24 credits, but counseling youth in educational institutions and consent of instructor.
only if different topics are covered. other settings; history and definition of disordered ED C 818 Psychopathology for Counselors 3(3,0)
ED 902 Independent Doctoral Study 1-3(1-3,0) behavior, the etiology and occurrence of childhood Conceptual models employed in classifying and
Study of selected topics in education under the disorders, developmental context, classification and describing various mental disturbances as well as
direction of a faculty member chosen by the assessment and treatment issues. Preq: ED F 701, approaches used to alleviate these disturbances.
student. Student and faculty member develop a ED C 801, 810, or consent of instructor. Preq: ED C 810, enrollment as Counseling master's
course of study different from any existing courses ED C 808 Legal and Ethical Issues in Student Af- student, consent of instructor.
and designed for the individual student. May be fairs Practice and Counselor Education 3(3,0) ED C 819 The Contemporary College Student
repeated for a maximum of 24 credits, but only if Study of current legal and ethical issues confronting 3(3,0) Analytical approach to the unique character
different topics are covered. counselor educators and administrators working of the contemporary college student, the effects of
ED 938 Grant Development in Education-Related in student affairs practice and student affairs change on that character and the role of college in
Fields 3(3,0) Addresses the process for writing and counseling. Examines a representative sample of enhancing student development in that context.
submitting grant proposals, including training key concepts, federal and state court cases and Preq: ED L 855 or consent of instructor.
grants, demonstration projects, research grants and explores the application of legal and ethical issues ED C 821 Counseling Psychodiagnosis 3(3,0)
curriculum development projects. to student affairs practice and counseling. Comprehensive overview of the DSM-IV-TR; mul-
ED 954 Curriculum Theory 3(3,0) Main currents tiaxial assessment and diagnosis of mental disorders
of curriculum theory in American education. Preq: including coding and reporting procedures. Preq:
ED EL 760. ED C 810, 818, enrollment as Counseling master’s
student, or consent of instructor.
Courses of Instruction
ED C 822 Addictions Counseling 3(3,0) Compre- ED C 915 Internship in Counseling Setting 3(1,6) ED F 766 Integrating Service Learning into Cur-
hensive overview of the phenomenon of chemical Postmaster’s supervised internship in counseling. riculum 3(2,3) Opportunities for certified teachers
dependence and addiction; current methods of Provides experience in counseling as well as coor- to build competence in service learning through
identification and intervention; awareness of how dination of services for a diverse client population. personal participation in service and in reflection.
addictions affect individuals, families, schools and Students participate in direct services with clients Students develop a plan to integrate service learning
communities. Preq: Consent of instructor. in an approved agency. May be repeated for a activities into the curriculum of their school and/
ED C 823 Advanced Counseling Techniques and maximum of six credits. Preq: Master’s degree in or district. Designed for 12–25 elementary, middle-
Strategies 3(3,0) Development of in-depth coun- Counseling or related field approved by program school, high-school and adult-education teachers.
seling skills; techniques for working with a wide coordinator. Preq: Teaching certification.
variety of populations and/or problems. Preq: ED ED C 920 Counselor Supervision 3(3,0) Overview ED F 770 Equity Issues in United States Public
C 814, 815, completion of 30 hours in a master’s of conceptual and empirical literature on counselor Schools 3(3,0) Sociological and anthropological
program in Counseling, or certification as a school supervision that includes models, approaches, tech- examination of contemporary educational policy
counselor. niques, relationship/process issues, legal concerns issues.
ED C 830 Professional School Counseling Practi- and ethical considerations. Students develop super- ED F 778 Experimental and Nonexperimental
cum 3(1,6) Supervised field experience in counsel- vision skills through readings, seminar discussions Research Methods in Education I 3(3,0) Types
ing and other services in a school setting. To be and supervision of master’s-level students. Preq: of educational research and uses; logical bases of
taken Pass/Fail only. Preq: ED C 801, 810, 814; Preq Master’s degree in Counseling or related area or quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques;
or coreq: ED C 807, 815. consent of instructor. basic research issues important in education; educa-
ED C 834 Student Affairs Practicum 3(1,6) Su- tional research design and procedures; introduction
pervised field experience in counseling and other EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS to measurement and evaluation; applications to
student services in a postsecondary school setting. ED F (AG ED, CTE) 680 Digital Technology in special problems in classroom settings and program
To be taken Pass/Fall only. Preq: ED C 803 804, or the 21st Century Classroom 3(2,2) Fundamentals development; and evaluation in curriculum, admin-
consent of instructor (100 clock hours). of computer applications for teachers. Develops istration and educational support services. Preq: EX
ED C 836 Clinical Mental Health Practicum 3(1,6) competence in general computer applications such ST 301 or equivalent or consent of instructor; ED
Supervised field experiences in counseling and as word processing and database management and F 808 recommended.
other services in a community-agency setting. To be addresses educational uses of the Internet and ED F (ED L) 800 Philosophy, Schooling and Edu-
taken Pass/Fail only. Preq: ED C 805, 814, 815 (or computer-assisted instruction, with emphasis on cational Policy 3(3,0) See ED L 800.
concurrent enrollment), consent of instructor. legal and ethical issues and the impact of computer ED F 808 Educational Tests and Measurements 3(3,0)
ED C 840 Independent Study in Counseling 1-3(1- technology upon society. Preq: Admission to gradu- Construction, use and interpretation of subjective
3,0) Individualized, in-depth study of a particular ate teacher education program. and standard tests; measurement applications.
topic not offered in other courses. Reading, re- ED F (AG ED, CTE) 682 Advanced Educational ED F 870 Identity, Schooling and Democratic
search and independent study are supervised by a Applications of Microcomputers 3(2,2) Provides Education 3(3,0) Examines current theories of
faculty member. May be repeated for a maximum students with the knowledge and skills needed to education that address the relationships between
of six credits. Preq: Consent of instructor. apply microcomputer technology to the utilization race, ethnicity, gender, social class and democratic
ED C 841 School Counseling Internship 3-6 In a and generation of educational software in accor- education in American public schools.
supervised field experience, students apply knowl- dance with sound educational principles. Preq: ED ED F 872 History of American Education 3(3,0)
edge in individual and group counseling, classroom F (AG ED, CTE) 480. Historical development of educational purpose
guidance and consultation to assist students in ED F 690 Student Management and Discipline and the social and cultural forces which shaped
school settings. May be repeated for a maximum of 3(3,0) Aids pre-service and in-service teacher de- that development.
12 credits. To be taken Pass/Fail only. Preq: ED C velopment and refines knowledge, skills and values ED F 875 Seminar in Human Growth and Develop-
830; preq or coreq: ED C 812, 813. important for managing students in school settings. ment 3(3,0) Selected topics in human development
ED C 844 Student Affairs Internship 3-6 Ap- Practical application of theory and research and from any area of the lifespan. Development topics are
plication of previous knowledge to professional legal and ethical considerations are emphasized. examined for their impacts on the teaching/learning
and postsecondary settings in a supervised field Preq: ED F 302 or PSYCH 201; ED F 334 and process, administrative processes and/or counseling
experience in counseling/student services. May 335 or suitable alternative; minimum grade-point approaches. Preq: ED F 701 or equivalent and teach-
be repeated for a maximum of six credits. To be ratio of 2.0. ing, counseling, or administrative experience.
taken Pass/Fail only. Preq: ED C 834, consent of ED F 697 Instructional Media in the Classroom ED F 878 Experimental and Nonexperimental Re-
instructor. 3(3,0) Integrated approach to the use of audiovisual search Methods in Education II 3(3,0) Advanced
ED C 846 Clinical Mental Health Counseling In- media stressing systematic planning, selection, concepts and skills needed to analyze, conduct and
ternship 6 Students apply previous knowledge of utilization and evaluation as well as production evaluate educational research; nonexperimental,
counseling theory and techniques in a supervised of materials and equipment operation. Preq: 2.0 quasiexperimental and experimental design specific
field experience in professional mental health coun- minimum grade-point ratio. to problems in educational research; complemen-
seling settings. May be repeated for a maximum of ED F 701 Human Growth and Development 3(3,0) tary educational research methods involving qualita-
12 credits. Preq: ED C 805, 810, 811, 814, 815, 818, Theory and research in human development and tive approaches; coding and computer analysis of
821, 823 (or concurrent enrollment), 836, consent its impact on the teaching/learning process. Preq: sample data; summarization and interpretation of
of instructor. ED F 334, 335, 336, or equivalent; classroom data; applications of measurement and evaluation
ED C 851 Leadership in School Counseling 3(3,0) teaching experience. in educational research. Preq: ED F 778, 808, EX
Leadership, management and evaluation of school ED F 702 Advanced Educational Psychology ST 801, or equivalent.
counseling programs. Coreq: Must be taken concur- 3(3,0) Educational applications of research and ED F 879 Qualitative Research in Education 3(3,0)
rently with first semester of ED C 841. theory on objectives, motivation, class climate, Application of qualitative studies to educational
ED C 885 Selected Topics 1-3(1-3,0) Developing class management and learning theory. Preq: questions; nature of qualitative research; rationale
trends in counseling not covered in other courses. ED F 302 or equivalent; classroom teaching experi- and applications of qualitative research methods;
May be repeated, but only if different topics are ence recommended. integration of qualitative and quantitative research
covered. ED F 703 Early Adolescent Growth and Develop- methods in educational research. Preq: ED F 778,
ment 3(3,0) Theory and research in early adolescent 878, or equivalent.
growth and development and the teaching/learning
process for middle-grades youth. Preq: Graduate
standing or consent of instructor.
Courses of Instruction
ED F 880 Instructional Technology in the Elemen- ED L 740 Curriculum Planning and Improvement ED L 820 Politics of Education 3(3,0) Politics of
tary and Middle School 3(2,2) Research-based for School Administrators 3(3,0) Role of leader- education in the United States including complex
strategies for integrating instructional technology ship in curriculum planning and improvement: interrelationships among administrators, special
within the curriculum; methodologies for deploying curriculum evaluation and development, change, interest groups, politicians and knowledge brokers.
technology in support of national standards through programmatic requirements, cocurriculum, orga- ED L 830 Business Management in Education
participation in and development of project-based nization, scheduling, planning, management and 3(2,3) Fiscal management of individual schools
learning activities. Preq: Consent of instructor. technology. Preq: ED L 710. and districts including budgeting, purchasing and
ED F (ED, ED SP) 894 Directed Research 1-4(1-4,0) ED L 745 School Finance 3(3,0) School finance accounting for funds. Preq: ED L 725, 745.
See ED 894. relative to programs, revenues and experience. ED L 839 Research Methods in Educational Leader-
ED F 908 Advanced Educational Tests and Measure- Preq: ED L 735. ship 3(3,0) Development of design, method and
ment 3(3,0) Theoretical and quantitative aspects of ED L 750 Elementary Principal and Supervisor procedures for conducting the educational special-
modern and classical test theory from the practitio- Field Experience I 3(1,4) First practicum in a series ist project. Course culminates in the completion
ner’s perspective; solving contemporary problems of two with an experienced elementary/middle and presentation of the project prospectus for
involving intra-student and class level comparisons (pre-K–8) school principal or supervisor. ED L 750 approval by the instructor and the student’s major
of student progress; the subsequent impact of as- and 751 must be taken in a sequence in a single advisor. Preq: ED L (ED F) 800, 805, 820, consent
sessment on classroom high-stakes accountability academic year. Preq: ED L 705. of instructor.
decisions. Preq: ED F 808 or equivalent; ED F 778 ED L 751 Elementary Principal and Supervisor ED L 840 Field Problems in School Administration
or equivalent. Field Experience II 3(1,4) Second practicum in and Supervision of Instruction 3(2,3) Application
ED F 978 Multivariate Educational Research 3(3,0) a series of two with an experienced elementary/ of research techniques and practices in solution
Investigates descriptive and inferential statistical middle (pre-K–8) school principal or supervisor. of field problems in school administration and
methods for the exploratory analysis of outcomes ED L 750 and 751 must be taken in a sequence in supervision. Preq: ED F 778, ED L 700.
in multigroup educational settings in which indi- a single academic year. Preq: ED L 750. ED L 850 Practicum in School System Leadership
viduals tend to differ on multiple independent and ED L 755 Secondary Principal and Supervisor Field I 3 First in a two-semester practicum with an
dependent variables. Preq: ED F 878 or consent of Experience I 3(1,4) First practicum in a series of experienced school-system-level administrator or
instructor. two with an experienced secondary (grades 7–12) supervisor. Preq: ED L (ED F) 800, 805, 815, or
ED F 980 (ED, ED SP) Internship in Curriculum principal or supervisor. ED L 755 and 756 must consent of instructor.
and Instruction 1-6(0,3-18) See ED 980. be taken in a sequence in a single academic year. ED L 851 Practicum in School System Leadership
ED F (ED, ED SP) 991 Doctoral Dissertation Re- Preq: ED L 705. II 3 Second in a two-semester practicum with an
search 1-18 See ED 991. ED L 756 Secondary Principal and Supervisor Field experienced school-system-level administrator or
Experience II 3(1,4) Second practicum in a series supervisor. Preq: ED L 850.
EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP of two with an experienced middle/high school ED L 855 Applied Research and Evaluation in High-
(grades 7–12) principal or supervisor. ED L er Education 3(3,0) Basic issues of measurement
ED L 700 Public School Administration 3(3,0) 755 and 756 must be taken in a sequence in a single emphasizing questionnaire development, scales
Theoretical bases of school administration; or- academic year. Preq: ED L 755. and measures commonly used in higher education
ganizational principles, patterns and practices in
ED L 765 Assessment in Higher Education 3(3,0) research, assessment and program evaluation.
public schools; decision making; administration of
programs and services. Preq: Three graduate educa- Outcomes assessment and institutional effective- ED L 885 Selected Topics in Educational Adminis-
tion courses or consent of instructor. ness movement including assessment techniques, tration 1-3(1-3,0) Current literature and results of
instrument selection, analysis of assessment data current research. Topics vary from year to year. May
ED L 705 The Principalship 3(3,0) Roles and and reporting of assessment findings. Preq: Consent be repeated for a maximum of six credits.
responsibilities of the principalship including the of instructor.
organization and administration of schools. ED L 895 Advanced Field Designs for Educational
ED L 795 School Leadership Information Systems Personnel 3(2,1) Presents state-of-the-art field
ED L 710 Organizational Theory for School 3(2,2) Use of computers and related technologies designs and multivariate statistics for education
Administrators 3(3,0) Theory of management, for decision making by public school leaders; personnel; and provides hands-on experience with
communication, human relations, social systems, logistics of information management, sources of advanced statistical procedures using PASW and
motivation, contingency, decision making and information, communication with technology AMOS. Addresses demands by publicists and policy
change. Preq: ED L 700. and integration of technology into the leadership makers, and is particularly valuable for PhD students
ED L 715 School and Community Relationships function. in education pursuing research in curriculum, policy,
3(3,0) Interdependence of school and community; ED L (ED F) 800 Philosophy, Schooling and diversity and leadership. Preq: ED F 789 or EX ST
identifying and defining societal expectations of Educational Policy 3(3,0) Development of con- 801, or equivalent.
schools and effect of these expectations on educa- temporary educational theory and its impact on ED L 900 Principles of Educational Leadership
tional policy; impact of social, political, economic current schooling practices and educational policy 3(3,0) Advanced leadership theory; the nature of
and demographic change on educational policy. development. leadership, major theories of leadership and their ap-
ED L 720 School Personnel Administration 3(3,0) ED L 805 Advanced Educational Leadership: plication in educational organizations. Preq: Admis-
School personnel selection, practices and problems. Theory and Practice 3(3,0) Principles and theories sion to PhD program in Educational Leadership.
Preq: ED L 700, 705. of leadership as practiced in the institutional set- ED L 905 Theory and Practice in Educational
ED L 725 Legal Phases of School Administration ting. Preq: ED L 715, 730. Leadership 3(3,0) Advanced organizational and
3(3,0) Legal principles involved in school adminis- ED L 810 Introduction to School Building Plan- leadership theory; major theories of organization
tration and in court actions. Preq: ED L 710. ning 3(2,2) Planning of educational facilities from and their applications in understanding the roles of
ED L 730 Techniques of Supervision—the Public conception of need through utilization of facility. governmental agencies in society. Preq: Admission
Schools 3(3,0) Improving, coordinating and evalu- Preq: ED L 700. to the doctoral program.
ating instruction; modern trends of supervisory ED L 815 The Superintendency 3(3,0) Current, ED L 910 Introductory Doctoral Seminar 3(3,0)
practices. Preq: ED L 710. in-depth study of the superintendency including Educational leadership for beginning doctoral stu-
ED L 735 Educational Evaluation 3(3,0) Evaluation relationships with school boards, faculty, staff and dents providing an introduction to the conceptual
theory and design applied to classroom instruction community. For practicing and aspiring educational and theoretical frameworks of educational leader-
and to evaluation procedures applicable to school administrators. Preq: Admission to the Educational ship for both public school and higher education
center and district programs and projects. Preq: Specialist program or the doctoral program. administration. Preq: Consent of instructor.
ED L 710.
Courses of Instruction
ED L 911 Systematic Inquiry in Educational Leader- ED L 977 Diversity Issues in Higher Education E C E 617 Elements of Software Engineering 3(3,0)
ship 3(3,0) Introduces entry level doctoral students 3(3,0) Students read research and analyze informa- Foundations of software design, reasoning about
to multiple approaches in inquiry practices for the tion highlighting the complex nature of diversity is- software, the calculus of programs, survey of formal
field of educational leadership. Preq: Admission sues in postsecondary environments. Students also specification techniques and design languages. Preq:
to doctoral program in Educational Leadership or examine the history of student diversity in higher E C E 329, MTHSC 419.
equivalent and/or consent of instructor. education and explore the impact of multicultural E C E 618 Power System Analysis 3(3,0) Study of
ED L 915 Educational Planning 3(3,0) Systems ap- higher educational environments on students, power system planning and operational problems.
proach to planning and management; the measure- faculty and postsecondary institutions. Preq: Enroll- Subjects covered include load flow, economic dis-
ment and interpretation of performance results. ment in the Ph.D. Educational Leadership program patch, fault studies, transient stability and control
ED L 925 Instructional Leadership 3(3,0) Prepara- or consent of instructor. of problems. System modeling and computer solu-
tion for a career in educational leadership; the prin- ED L 980 Current Issues in Educational Leader- tions are emphasized through class projects. Preq:
cipal’s functions in the effective school’s movement ship 1-3(1-3,0) Topics and issues as determined by E C E 360, 380.
as incorporated in instructional leadership. the needs of the students and the instructor. Preq: E C E 619 Electric Machines and Drives 3(3,0)
ED L 935 History of Higher Education 3(3,0) Graduate standing, consent of instructor. Performance, characteristics and modeling of AC
Development of higher education from the 11th ED L 985 Internship in Educational Leadership and DC machines during steady-state and transient
century to the present with emphasis on the I 3 First in a two-semester internship to provide conditions. Introduction to power electronics
United States. experience in leadership role under the guidance of devices and their use in adjustable speed motor
ED L 950 Educational Policy Studies 3(3,0) Critical an experienced field mentor at the student’s chosen drives. Preq: E C E 321, 360, 380. Coreq: MTHSC
analysis of the sources and nature of educational level of specialization in educational leadership (pub- 434 or consent of instructor.
policy and how policy is developed, administered lic schools or institutions of higher education). Preq: E C E 622 Electronic System Design I 3(2,2) Em-
and assessed for public schools. Preq: Admission ED L 900, 905, 910, or consent of advisor. phasizes the application of theory and skills to the
to doctoral studies. ED L 986 Internship in Educational Leadership II design, building and testing of an electronic system
ED L (VT ED) 955 The Two-Year College 3(3,0) 3 Second in a two-semester internship to provide with both analog and digital components. Applica-
Historical developments, functions, organization experience in leadership role under the guidance of tion varies each semester. Extensive use is made of
and administration of the two-year college. Preq: an experienced field mentor at the student’s chosen computer software tools in the design process. Preq:
Admission to doctoral studies or consent of level of specialization in educational leadership E C E 321, 330, 360, 371, 381.
instructor. (public schools or institutions of higher education). E C E 629 Organization of Computers 3(3,0) Com-
Preq: ED L 985. puter organization and architecture. Topics include
ED L 960 Legal Principles in the Administration
of Institutions of Higher Education 3(3,0) Gen- ED L 988 Directed Research 3(3,0) First in a se- a review of logic circuits, bus structures, memory
eral principles of higher education law from the quence of three required post-candidacy courses in organization, interrupt structures, arithmetic
points of view of statute and common law practice. which students refine the conceptual basis for their units, input-output structures, state generation,
Preq: Admission to doctoral studies or consent of research questions in directed study with faculty. central processor organization, control function
instructor. Preq: Admission to doctoral candidacy or consent implementation and data communication. Reg-
of instructor. istered Transfer Language (RTL) for description
ED L 962 Governance in Higher Education 3(3,0)
Exposes students to literature on the organization ED L 989 Advanced Doctoral Seminar I 3(3,0) and design of digital systems. Preq: E C E 272 or
and governance of higher education institutions. Explores educational leadership topics. Culminates consent of instructor.
Helps future leaders of higher education under- in the selection of a topic for presentation and E C E 630 Digital Communications 3(3,0) Introduc-
stand the distinctive organizational and behavioral approval and the development of Chapter I of a tion to modern digital communication systems
features of post-secondary institutions and gives prospectus. Preq: ED L 900, 905, 910, consent of emphasizing modulation and detection, taking into
them the knowledge base to make better decisions instructor. account the effects of noise. Preq: E C E 317, 330.
for their institutions. Preq: Admission to doctoral ED L 990 Advanced Doctoral Seminar II 3(3,0) E C E 631 Digital Electronics 3(2,2) Electronic
studies and consent of instructor. Seminar for advanced students focusing on the devices and circuits of importance to digital com-
ED L 965 Higher Education Finance 3(3,0) Higher preparation of dissertation Chapters I–III. puter operation and to other areas of electrical
education finance relative to sources of revenue, ED L 991 Doctoral Dissertation Research 1-18 engineering are considered. Active and passive
expenditures and planning. waveshaping, waveform generation, memory ele-
ED L 970 Foundations of Higher Education 3(3,0) ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ments, switching and logic circuits are some topics.
Survey of American higher education including its ENGINEERING Experimentation with various types of circuits is
historical, political, philosophical and social aspects. provided by laboratory projects. Preq: E C E 321.
E C E 604 Semiconductor Devices 3(3,0) Consid- Coreq: MTHSC 311 or 434.
Preq: Admission to doctoral studies. eration of the principles of operation, external
ED L 972 Ethics in Educational Leadership 3(3,0) E C E 632 Instrumentation 3(3,0) Theory and
characteristics and applications of some of the more analysis of transducers and related circuits and
The ethical issues involved in administering educa- important semiconductor devices available. Preq: E
tional institutions; moral leadership, ethical work instrumentation. Generalized configurations and
C E 320. Coreq: MTHSC 311 or 434. performance characteristics of instruments are
environments and decision-making models. E C E 606 Introduction to Microelectronics Process- considered. Transducer devices for measuring
ED L 975 College Teaching 3(3,0) Comprehensive ing 3(3,0) Microelectronic processing, MOS and physical parameters such as motion, force, torque,
preparation for teaching at the college level: course bipolar monolithic circuit fabrication, thick and pressure, flow and temperature are discussed. Preq:
design and development around student outcomes/ thin film hybrid fabrication, applications to linear E C E 321. Coreq: MTHSC 311 or 434.
objectives; teaching strategies that motivate today’s and digital circuits, fundamentals of device design.
diverse students and promote active, multimodal, E C E 635 Grounding and Shielding 3(3,0)
Preq: E C E 320. Coreq: MTHSC 311 or 434. Introduction to electromagnetic compatibility
collaborative and experiential learning; assessment E C E 610 Modern Control Theory 3(3,0) Introduc-
of student learning and teaching effectiveness; concepts and techniques for students who will be
tion to modern control theory including funda- designing or working with electronic systems when
institutional issues; and job search preparation. mentals of matrix algebra, state space analysis and
Preq: Consent of instructor. they graduate. Topics include electromagnetic
design, nonlinear systems and optimal control. interference and noise control, crosstalk and signal
ED L 976 External Effectiveness in Higher Educa- Preq: E C E 409. integrity, grounding, filtering, shielding, circuit
tion 3(3,0) Optimum structures and strategies for board layout, lighting and electrostatic discharge
fund raising, public relations, constituent relations, protection. Preq: E C E 381.
governmental affairs and governing boards neces-
sary for a college or university to communicate
effectively with its constituents.
Courses of Instruction
E C E 636 Microwave Circuits 3(3,0) Analysis of E C E 667 Introduction to Digital Signal Process- E C E 805 Methods of State and Parameter Esti-
microwave networks comprising transmission lines, ing 3(3,0) Introduction to characteristics, design mation of Stochastic Systems 3(3,0) State and
waveguides, passive elements, interconnects and ac- and applications of discrete time systems; design parameter estimations of both linear and nonlinear
tive solid state microwave circuits. Use of modern of digital filters; Fast Fourier Transform (FFT); continuous-time and discrete-time systems includ-
CAD tools to design RF/Microwave passive/active LSI hardware for signal processing applications. ing model identification: Kalman and Wiener
networks. Fabrication of typical circuits. Preq: E C E Preq: E C E 330. filters, fixed-interval, fixed-point and fixed-lag
381 or equivalent. Coreq: MTHSC 311 or 434. E C E 668 Embedded Computing 3(2,2) Principles smoothers, stochastic approximation estimation,
E C E 638 Computer Communications 3(3,0) of using computing in the larger context of a nonlinear estimation by statistical linearization,
Digital data transmission techniques, modems system. Topics include bus and processor design and sensitivity analysis of Kalman filters. Coreq:
and communications channels, communications types (e.g. microprocessor, microcontroller, DSP), MTHSC 654.
software and protocols, multiprocessors and dis- codecs, digital circuit power management, real time E C E 807 Computer Methods for Power Systems
tributed processing; concurrency and cooperation scheduling and embedded operating systems. Lab Analysis 3(3,0) Electric power system operation;
of dispersed processors. Preq: Senior standing in work consists of projects on embedded hardware development of models of transmission line compo-
Electrical or Computer Engineering or Computer (e.g. PC-104+). Preq: E C E 371, CP SC 212; or nents and networks; computer methods for solving
Science or consent of instructor. consent of instructor. linear and nonlinear systems of network equations;
E C E 639 Fiber Optics 3(3,0) Underlying principles E C E 673 Introduction to Parallel Systems 3(3,0) operating problems in load flow, scheduling and
of design for optical fibers in practical systems are Introduces parallel computer architectures and economic dispatch. Preq: E C E 418.
covered. Optical fiber as a waveguide is examined their programming. Includes an introduction to E C E 811 Integrated Circuit Design 3(2,2) Design
using wave optics and ray optics. Design criteria for MPI and OpenMP and a number of engineering concepts and factors influencing the choice of
using mono- and multi-mode fibers are discussed. problems, including numerical simulations. technology; fundamental MOS device design; sili-
Other topics include fabrication and measurement. Introduces scalability analysis. Preq: CP SC con foundries; custom and semicustom integrated
Preq: E C E 381. Coreq: MTHSC 434 or consent (E C E) 322 or E C E 329 or equivalent. circuits; computer-aided design software/hardware
of instructor. E C E 692 Special Problems 1-3 Special assignment trends and future developments; the hands-on use
E C E 640 Performance Analysis of Local Com- in electrical or computer engineering. Typical of CAD tools to design MOS standard cells; systems
puter Networks 3(3,0) Introduction to design and assignments include computer programs, term pa- design, testing and packaging. Preq: E C E 459.
performance analysis of local computer networks. pers, technical literature searches, hardware projects E C E 816 Electric Power Distribution System En-
Emphasis is on performance analysis of representa- and design project leadership. May be taken only gineering 3(3,0) Radial circuit analysis techniques,
tive multi-access procedures. Three common types once for credit. feeder and transformer modeling, load modeling,
of networks are considered in detail. Preq: E C E E C E 693 Selected Topics 1-3(1-3,0) Classroom loss minimalization and voltage control, causes of
272, 317. study of current and new technical developments power quality problems, motor starting analysis,
E C E 642 Knowledge Engineering 3(3,0) Introduc- in electrical and computer engineering. May be strategies for analyzing impacts of disturbances.
tion to theoretical and practical aspects of knowl- repeated for a maximum of six credits, but only Preq: E C E 418, 419, or consent of instructor.
edge engineering or applied artificial intelligence. if different topics are covered. Preq: Consent of E C E 817 Power System Transients 3(3,0) Electrical
Topics include symbolic representation structures instructor. transients in power systems; frequency domain and
and manipulation, unification, production systems E C E 701 Master of Engineering Design Project time domain techniques for power systems tran-
and structures, rule-based and expert systems, plan- 1-6 Practical problems in engineering analysis and sient analysis; capacitor switching, load switching,
ning and AI system architectures; system design design culminating in the written report required fault-induced transients, line reclosing and single
in PROLOG and LISP. Project is required. Preq: for the MEngr degree.To be taken Pass/Fail only. pole switching. Preq: Consent of instructor.
E C E 329, 352. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits. E C E 818 Random Process Applications in En-
E C E 646 Antennas and Propagation 3(3,0) Study E C E 720 Digital Communication Engineering I gineering 3(3,0) Theory of random processes
of the theoretical and practical aspects of antenna 3(3,0) Analysis of modulation and detection for digi- emphasizing engineering applications; stochastic
design and utilization, input impedances, structural tal communication engineering systems degraded convergence and limit theorems; martingales;
considerations and wave propagation. Preq: E C E by noise. Preq: E C E 317, 330 and enrollment in mean-square calculus; Karhunen-Loeve expansions;
330, 381 or 436; MTHSC 311 or 434. the Electrical Engineering Master of Engineering systems with stochastic inputs; Poisson processes;
E C E 649 Computer Network Security 3(1,4) program. shot noise; Weiner processes; white noise processes;
Hands-on practicum in the administration and se- E C E 757 Error Control Block Coding 3(3,0) Analy- Markov systems; queuing systems; and estimate
curity of modern network service with an emphasis sis and design of error control coding and decoding theory. Preq: E C E 317 and 330 or consent of
on intrusion prevention techniques, detection and for the reliable transmission of digital data. Preq: instructor.
recovery. Preq: Graduate standing in a technical E C E 317 and enrollment in the Electrical Engineer- E C E 819 Detection and Estimation Theory 3(3,0)
field. ing Master of Engineering program. Theory of statistical testing of hypotheses applied to
E C E 655 Robot Manipulators 3(3,0) Analysis of E C E 801 Analysis of Linear Systems 3(3,0) Founda- detection and estimation of communication signal
robot manipulator systems with special focus on tions of linear system analysis; matrix algebra, linear parameters; detection of signals with random ampli-
interaction of these technologies with society. Em- graph theory and operational mathematics applied tude, phase and arrival time in noise; detection of
phasis is on rigid-link robot manipulator systems. to formulation and solution of system equations in single and multiple observation; estimates and their
Topics include history of robot technology, kine- time and frequency domains. properties; signal resolution. Preq: E C E 820.
matics, dynamics, control and operator interfaces. E C E 802 Electric Motor Control 3(3,0) Dynamic E C E 820 Digital Communication Systems I 3(3,0)
Case studies reinforce impact of robot technology modeling and analysis of electrical machines for de- Modern communications systems emphasizing
on society and vice versa. Preq: MTHSC 206, 311, sign of AC and DC drive systems; implementation modulation and methods of taking into account
or consent of instructor. of such models on a digital computer; voltage-fed effects of noise on various systems. Preq: E C E 428
E C E (M E) 656 Fundamentals of Robotics 3(3,0) inverters; pulse width modulation and analysis or equivalent.
See M E 656. techniques for inverters; harmonic generation and E C E 821 Digital Communication Systems II 3(3,0)
E C E 659 Integrated Circuit Design 3(2,2) Design reduction. Preq: E C E 434. Continuation of E C E 820.
concepts and factors influencing the choice of tech- E C E 804 Methods of Applied Optimization and E C E 822 Information Theory 3(3,0) Statistical
nology; fundamental MOS device design; silicon Optimum Control 3(3,0) Methods of optimizing problems encountered in information handling;
foundaries, custom and semicustom integrated systems with and without dynamics including linear relations of probability, information and coding
circuits; computer-aided design software/hardware programming, nonlinear programming, integer theory; unified treatment of set theory, sample
trends and future developments; hands-on use of programming, gradient and variational calculus, space, random variables, information measure and
CAD tools to design standard library cells; systems minimum principle, principle of optimality, and capacity applied to communication.
design considerations, testing and packaging. Preq: dynamic programming. Coreq: MTHSC 653.
E C E 321. Coreq: MTHSC 311 or 434.
Courses of Instruction
E C E 823 Integrated Circuit Technology 3(3,0) E C E 835 Finite Element Methods in Electro- E C E 846 Digital Processing of Speech Signals
Physical and chemical principles underlying the magnetics 3(3,0) Finite-element methods (FEM) 3(3,0) Application of digital signal processing
major processing operations used in the fabrica- as applied to electromagnetics; fundamentals of techniques to problems related to speech synthesis,
tion of integrated circuit semiconductor devices, list-linked FEM data structures, sparse matrix solu- recognition and communication; digital models
process simulation, diagnostic testing and factors tions, edge-based vector bases, radiation boundary and representations of speech wave forms; Fourier
affecting device yield and reliability. Preq: Consent conditions and perfectly absorbing media. Coreq: analysis; homomorphic processing; linear predic-
of instructor. E C E 830. tive coding; algorithms for recognizing isolated
E C E 824 Power System Protection 3(3,0) Coor- E C E 836 Microwave Circuits and Systems 3(3,0) words and continuous speech; man-machine com-
dination of power system protection components Application of the mathematics and physical prin- munications by voice. Preq: E C E 467.
including microprocessor based relay-adaptive pro- ciples of electromagnetic field theory and electrical E C E 847 Digital Image Processing 3(3,0) Review
tection of power system, power system disturbance circuit analysis to the geometries that are of interest of fundamental concepts, issues and algorithms
identification and system restoration following in modern microwave engineering; transmission in image processing. Includes image formation,
a major disturbance. Preq: E C E 418 or consent lines, waveguides, discontinuities, interconnection file formats, filters, edge detection, stereo, motion
of instructor. Coreq: MTHSC 434 or consent of of multiports and periodic structures. Preq: E C E and color. Preq: E C E 467.
instructor. 436. Coreq: E C E 830. E C E 848 Telecommunication Network Model-
E C E 825 Solid-State Electronics 3(3,0) Modern E C E 837 Advanced Antenna Theory 3(3,0) The ing and Analysis 3(3,0) Protocols, modeling and
physics approach to electrons in solids; elemen- antenna as a radiating and receiving device; exami- analysis of telecommunication networks with
tary quantum mechanics; statistics; plasmas; band nation by classical and numerical techniques of the emphasis on quantitative performance modeling
theory; application of these principles to modern relations between structure and performance, gain of networks and systems using packet switching
amplifiers; e.g., the traveling-wave tube, tunnel and terminal conditions. Preq: E C E 446. Coreq: and circuit switching techniques. Preq: CP SC 825
diode, masers, and parametric amplifiers. E C E 830. or E C E 438.
E C E 827 Finite Difference Methods in Electro- E C E 838 Special Topics in Electromagnetics E C E 849 Advanced Topics in Computer Commu-
magnetics 3(3,0) Investigates finite-difference 1(1,0) Methods of solving selected electromagnetic nications 3(3,0) Performance analysis and design of
methods (FD) as applied to electromagentics; FD problems with emphasis on Green’s functions, computer communication networks with emphasis
approximations, error, stability and numerical dis- equivalence principle, dynamic potential theory on recent developments; routing flow control, er-
persion; solution of Poisson’s, Helmholtz and wave and boundary value techniques. May be repeated ror control, and end-to-end performance analysis,
equations; banded matrices, iterative methods and for credit. Preq: Consent of instructor. local area, packet radio and long haul store-and-
eigensolutions; the finite-difference time-domain E C E 839 Integral Equations in Electromagnetics forward networks. Preq: E C E 438 or 440, consent
method, Yee Lattice, mesh truncation methods, 3(3,0) Integral equation formulation in electromag- of instructor.
perfectly matched layers, source conditions, near- netics, solution techniques, moment methods and E C E 850 QoS in Wireless Networks 3(3,0) Design
to-far field transformation, subcellular modeling application to practical problems. Preq: E C E 830 principles and core techniques for quality assured
for fine features and wide-band characterization. or consent of instructor. communications in Internet and wireless networks.
Preq: E C E 436 or 446 or equivalent. Coreq: E E C E 840 Physics of Semiconductor Devices 3(3,0) Introduces protocols and mathematical founda-
C E 830. Semiconductor device physics emphasized rather tions of IntServ, DiffServ and traffic engineering.
E C E 828 Guided Waves, Wave Propagation and than circuits; detailed analysis of the p-n junction, Covers mobility aware, channel adaptive and cross
Radiation in Stratified Media 3(3,0) Covers sev- traps, surface states and conduction processes, and layer QoS assurance techniques. Preq: E C E 638
eral important topics of applied electromagnetics, devices; analysis and models of Schottky diode, MIS and 640, or consent of instructor.
including advanced transmission-line theory for diode, MOSFET, charge couples devices and solar E C E 851 Advanced Topics in Computer Architec-
guided electromagnetic waves, analysis of elec- cells; charge control concepts, transit time effects, ture 3(3,1) Analysis and design of multiprocessor
tromagnetic wave propagation in layered media surface-type devices and practical aspects of device and modular computer systems; recent develop-
and computation of electromagnetic radiation in process. Preq: E C E 404, 406. ments in integration, fabrication and application
stratified regions. Preq: E C E 829, 830. E C E 842 Computer Architecture 3(3,0) Funda- of multiprocessor systems. Preq: E C E 842.
E C E 829 Special Functions in Engineering 3(3,0) mental issues that arise in the composition of E C E 852 Software Engineering 3(3,0) Design,
Complex calculus and analytic functions; origin of logic elements into computer systems; design and construction verification and testing of large-scale
special functions in engineering; series and integral analysis of processors, busses, memory hierarchies, computer software systems; software science, re-
representations of special functions; properties communications controllers and associated soft- quirements writing, design graphics, the calculus
and applications of gamma, Bessel, Legendre, ware. Preq: E C E 429 or equivalent. of programs, verification proofs and symbolic
Chebyschev, etc. functions; computation of special E C E 844 Digital Signal Processing 3(3,0) Digital execution. Preq: Computer Engineering major or
functions; applications in selected engineering filter design; discrete Hilbert transforms; discrete consent of instructor.
problems. Preq: Consent of instructor. random signals; effects of finite register length E C E 854 Analysis of Robotic Systems 3(3,0) Meth-
E C E 830 Electromagnetics 3(3,0) Wave equations in digital signal processing; homomorphic signal ods of designing and operating robotics systems for
and waves, electromagnetic potentials, theorems processing; power spectrum estimation; speech advanced automation; on-line identification and
and advanced concepts, guided waves, radiation, processing, radar and other applications. Preq: E description of 3-D objects by digitized images; off-
boundary value problems and simple Green’s func- C E 467. line collision-free path planning and on-line colli-
tions. Preq: E C E 380, 381; or equivalent. E C E 845 Computer System Design and Operation sion avoidance traveling using artificial intelligence.
E C E 831 Advanced Electromagnetic Theory 3(3,0) 3(3,0) Factors involved in design, acquisition and Preq: M E (E C E) 456 or consent of instructor.
Advanced boundary-value problems in cylindrical operation of a computer system; analysis methods; E C E 855 Artificial Intelligence 3(3,0) Emulating
and spherical coordinates, special functions, Som- alternative computer systems; computer economics; intelligent behavior by computer; models of cog-
merfeld integrals, Green’s functions and integral performance evaluation; operational requirements. nitive processes; logical foundations; constraint
equations. Preq: E C E 830. Preq: Consent of instructor. satisfaction problems; natural language under-
E C E 834 Asymptotic Methods and Diffraction standing; pattern-directed inference and chaining
Theory 3(3,0) Canonical diffraction problems paradigms; goal-directed behavior, planning and
for which exact solutions are available; asymptotic search; learning; advanced database structure and
reevaluation of these solutions in terms of inci- inference strategies; examples of LISP, PROLOG,
dent, reflected and diffracted rays leads to Keller’s and OPS5. Preq: E C E 442.
postulates for an extended theory or geometrical
theory of diffraction; application of diffraction
from edges and curved surfaces to scattering and
antenna problems. Preq: E C E 830.
Courses of Instruction
E C E 856 Pattern Recognition 3(3,0) Several ap- E C E 873 Parallel and Distributed Systems 3(3,0) E C E 906 Mechatronic Systems 1(1,0) Mechatron-
proaches to general pattern recognition problems Design, analysis and evaluation of algorithms for ics describes the synergistic use of tools from
with practical computer-oriented applications; parallel and distributed computer systems; time mechanical engineering, electrical engineering,
feature extraction; classification algorithms; dis- complexity, speedup, efficiency and isoefficiency; control engineering, systems engineering and
criminant functions; learning schemes; statistical communication costs; numerical algorithms includ- computer engineering to create new classes of
methods; information theoretic approaches; ap- ing solving systems of equations (both sparse and systems and system performance. In this seminar,
plications; current developments. dense) as well as symbolic algorithms; substantial students study current advances and results from
E C E 857 Coding Theory 3(3,0) Principles of alge- parallel programming projects. this evolving field. May be repeated for a maximum
braic coding and its application to transmission of E C E 874 Advanced Nonlinear Control 3(3,0) of three credits.
information over noisy communications channels; Basics of nonlinear control based on Lyapunov E C E 991 Doctoral Dissertation Research 1-12
introduction to abstract algebra; code performance techniques; adaptive control design, robust control
bounds; code representations; linear codes of the design and observer design; understanding and ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Hamming and Bose-Chandnuri types and burst- development of Lyapunov control design tools.
error correcting codes; problems of implementation Preq: E C E 801 or equivalent. ED EL 760 Curriculum Development in the El-
and decoding. Preq: E C E 317 or equivalent. ementary School 3(3,0) Analysis of trends and
E C E 877 Computer Vision 3(3,0) Investigation practices relative to elementary curriculum plan-
E C E (M E) 859 Intelligent Robotic Systems 3(3,0) into fundamental concepts, issues and algorithms ning. Designed to develop an understanding of the
Integration and fusion of data from multiple sen- in computer vision. Includes segmentation, texture, essential elements of curriculum decisions followed
sors on multiple robots; intelligent decision making detection, 3-D reconstruction, camera calibration, by the process of improving the curriculum. Preq:
on motion planning and execution based on sensed shape and energy minimization. Preq: E C E 847 ED F 701, 702, or consent of instructor.
data involving mutual compliance; simultaneous E C E 890 Engineering Report Research 1-3 Research
force and position controls using computers. Preq: ED EL 804 Advanced Methods of Teaching in the
culminating in writing an engineering report to sat- Elementary School 3(3,0) Principles and practices
E C E (M E) 854. isfy one of the requirements for the nonthesis option involved in promoting effective learning in elemen-
E C E 860 Advanced Coding Theory 3(3,0) Intro- for the MS degree. To be taken Pass/Fail only. tary schools; analysis and evaluation of educational
duction to convolutional codes and trellis-coded E C E 891 Master’s Thesis Research 1-12 models and research. Preq: ED EL 760 or consent
modulation. Topics include code generation and E C E 892 Special Problems in Electrical and of instructor.
representation, distance properties, decoding tech- Computer Engineering 1-3(1-3,0) Term paper,
niques, performance analysis, multidimensional ED EL 826 Elementary School Science: Theory to
special design, or other problems in electrical and Practice 3(3,0) In-depth study of current research
codes and lattice theory and coding for fading chan- computer engineering approved by the instructor.
nels; applications to wireline communications and and trends in science theory, teaching strategies
May not be used for investigation associated with and curriculum development from birth to grade
mobile communications. Preq: E C E 828, 857. the MS thesis or the engineering report. May be six. Preq: Admission to MEd program in Early
E C E 862 Real Time Computer Application in repeated for credit. Childhood or Elementary Education or consent
Power Systems 3(3,0) Principles of monitoring, E C E 893 Selected Topics in Electrical and Com- of instructor.
control and operation of power systems; load puter Engineering 1-3(1-3,0) Topics not covered
frequency control, on-line load flow, power system ED EL 831 Elementary School Social Studies:
in other courses; current literature and results of Theory to Practice 3(3,0) In-depth study of cur-
state estimation, unit commitment and load fore- current research. Topics vary from year to year in
casting. Preq: E C E 418. rent research and trends in Social Studies theory,
keeping with developments in the field. May be teaching strategies and curriculum development
E C E 863 Power System Dynamics and Stability repeated for credit. Preq: Consent of instructor. from kindergarten to grade six. Preq: Admission
3(3,0) Modeling of synchronous machines and E C E 903 Computer Architecture Seminar 1(1,0) to Masters level study in Elementary Education or
their control systems; power system stability for Recent research publications related to computer consent of instructor.
small and large disturbances; excitation systems, architecture including parallel systems, distrib-
governor control, power system stabilizers and state ED EL 890 Education Research Project 3(2,3)
uted computing, reconfigurable architectures and Students select, with approval of professor, and
variables formulation for power systems dynamic software development for high performance com-
stability studies. Preq: E C E 418, 419. conduct research on an education issue of suit-
puting. Students read and discuss one research able scope. Oral, written and visual presentation
E C E (ARCH) 868 Architectural Robotics 3(3,0) paper weekly and present one research paper each of the research project is required. Students must
Focuses on understanding, developing and test- semester. May be repeated for a maximum of three enroll during final semester. Preq: Consent of
ing robotic systems for the built environment. credits. Preq: Consent of instructor. instructor.
Collaborative teams of students from Electrical E C E 904 Computer Vision Seminar 1(1,0) Review
and Computer Engineering and Architecture and ED EL 892 Elementary School Mathematics:
of recent research publications related to computer Theory to Practice 3(3,0) In-depth study of current
their allied disciplines study and develop working vision including tracking, correspondence, recon-
robotic prototypes responsive to challenges and research and trends in mathematics theory, teach-
struction and segmentation. Students read and ing methods and curriculum development from
opportunities of living in today’s built and natural discuss one research paper per week and present
environments. Preq: Consent of instructor. birth to grade six. Preq: Admission to MEd program
one research paper each semester. May be repeated in Early Childhood or Elementary Education or
E C E 869 Advanced Kinematics in Robotics 3(3,0) for a maximum of three credits. consent of instructor.
Complex robotic systems, such as multi-fingered E C E 905 Computer Security Seminar 1(1,0)
robot hands, dual-armed robots and multi-joint ED EL 937 Designing Elementary Curriculum
Review of current research publications related to 3(3,0) Theoretical issues and guidelines for
“snakelike” robots; kinematic redundancy, load computer and network security including software
distribution and dexterous manipulation; effective educators engaged in the curriculum development
assurance, biometrics, applied cryptography and process at the elementary level. Preq: Admission to
modeling and solution techniques for these types other security relevant topics. Students read and
of underconstrained systems. Preq: E C E 409, M the PhD program in Curriculum and Instruction,
discuss one research paper weekly and present ED 954, 955, 956.
E (E C E) 656, or consent of instructor. one or more research papers each semester. May
E C E 872 Artificial Neural Networks 3(3,0) Design, ED EL 938 Teacher as Researcher 3(3,0) Various
be repeated for a maximum of three credits. Preq: methodologies of field-based research. Students
analysis and application of artificial neural net- Consent of instructor.
works, neuron models, network architectures, train- complete a literature review and design a field-
ing (supervised and unsupervised) and hardware based research project. Preq: Admission to the PhD
implementation; extended studies of selected ap- program in Curriculum and Instruction, ED 878,
plications and simulation exercises. Preq: MTHSC 879, EX ST 801, one of the following: EDSEC 846,
311 or consent of instructor, graduate standing. 847, 848, 849, READ 944.
Courses of Instruction
ENGINEERING GRAPHICS ENGL 619 Post-Colonial Studies 3(3,0) Selected ENGL 635 Literary Criticism 3(3,0) Major critical
readings in post-colonial literature and theory, approaches to literature. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent
E G 612 Interactive Computer Graphics 3(3,0) focusing on issues of nationalism, migration, resis- of instructor.
Graphics hardware and display technology; tance, race, language and master narratives. Preq:
reduction and presentation of engineering data; ENGL 636 Feminist Literary Criticism 3(3,0) Intro-
ENGL 310 or consent of instructor. duction to the germinal works of feminist literary
techniques of geometrical transformations, per-
spective and model manipulation; methodology of ENGL 620 American Literature to 1799 3(3,0) theory and criticism. Outlines the development
computer-aided design; application of higher-level Focused study of authors, movements, themes, of modern literary criticism by studying feminist
software to engineering problems. Preq: E G 208 critical approaches and genres in literature of versions of the major critical methodologies. Preq:
and MTHSC 208 or consent of instructor. colonial and early national America from early ENGL 310 or consent of instructor.
European explorations of the continent to 1799. ENGL 637 Directed Studies 1-3(1-3,0) Class and
E G 690 Special Topics in Engineering and Computer Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of instructor.
Graphics 1-3(1-3,0) Comprehensive study of any tutorial work for students with special interests
computer-aided topic in engineering graphics not ENGL 621 American Literature from 1800 to or projects in American, British, or European
covered in other courses. May be repeated for a maxi- 1899 3(3,0) Focused study of authors, movements, literature outside the scope of existing courses.
mum of six credits. Preq: Consent of instructor. themes, critical approaches and genres in the poetry Applications must be approved during the registra-
and prose of major American authors and literary tion period of the semester preceding the one in
movements from the nineteenth century. Preq: which directed studies will occur. May be repeated
ENGLISH ENGL 310 or consent of instructor. by arrangement with the department. Preq: ENGL
ENGL 600 The English Language 3(3,0) Studies in ENGL 625 The American Novel 3(3,0) Survey of the 310 or consent of instructor.
English usage and historical development of the lan- most significant forms and themes of the American ENGL 640 Literary Theory 3(3,0) Examination of
guage. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of instructor. novel from its beginnings to 1900. Preq: ENGL 310 how approaches such as Marxism, Psychoanalysis,
ENGL 601 Grammar Survey 3(3,0) Survey of mod- or consent of instructor. Feminism, Deconstruction, New Historicism, Post-
ern grammars, focusing on the impact of structural ENGL 626 Southern Literature 3(3,0) Intellectual Colonialism, Cultural Studies and Queer Theory
grammar on traditional grammar. Recommended and literary achievement of the South from 1607 answer the question, “What is literature?” Preq:
for English teachers. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent to the present, with emphasis upon the writers of ENGL 310 or consent of instructor.
of instructor. the 19th century. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of ENGL 642 Cultural Studies 3(3,0) Investigation of
ENGL 607 The Medieval Period 3(3,0) Selected works instructor. the similarities and connections between a wide
of Old and Middle English literature, excluding ENGL 627 Agrarianism and the Humanistic Tradi- variety of cultural products, events and practices—
Chaucer. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of instructor. tion 3(3,0) Focuses on the importance of agricul- from fast food through opera to on-line shopping—
ENGL 608 Chaucer 3(3,0) Selected readings in ture and rural life to the humanistic tradition of using theories ranging from Marxism to hybridity.
Middle English from The Canterbury Tales and other Western Civilization from antiquity through the Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of instructor.
works by Chaucer. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of early years of the American republic. Preq: ENGL ENGL 644 Renaissance Literature 3(3,0) Selected
instructor. 310 or consent of instructor. readings in non-Shakespearean British literature
ENGL 610 Drama of English Renaissance 3(3,0) ENGL 628 Contemporary Literature 3(3,0) Focuses from 1500–1660. Includes drama, poetry and prose.
Selected readings in non-Shakespearean dramatic on American, British and other fiction, poetry and Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of instructor.
literature of the 16th and 17th centuries. Preq: ENGL drama from the Post-World War II to the present. ENGL 645 Fiction Workshop 3(3,0) Workshop
310 or consent of instructor. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of instructor. in the creative writing of prose fiction. May be
ENGL 611 Shakespeare 3(3,0) Study of selected trag- ENGL 629 Dramatic Literature I 3(3,0) Selected repeated once for credit. Preq: ENGL 345 or con-
edies, comedies and history plays of Shakespeare. reading in dramatic literature from the classical sent of instructor.
Required of all English majors. Preq: ENGL 310 or era of Greece and Rome to the Renaissance. Preq: ENGL 646 Poetry Workshop 3(3,0) Workshop in
consent of instructor. ENGL 310 or consent of instructor. the creative writing of poetry. May be repeated
ENGL 614 Milton 3(3,0) Development of Milton’s ENGL (THEA) 630 Dramatic Literature II 3(3,0) once for credit. Preq: ENGL 346 or consent of
art and thought from the minor poems and selected Principles and progress of drama from the Restora- instructor.
prose through Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained and tion to the present; analysis of representative plays; ENGL (THEA) 647 Playwriting Workshop 3(0,3)
Samson Agonistes, set against the background of critical reports; discussion of trends in dramatic lit- See THEA 647.
the late Renaissance. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent erature. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of instructor. ENGL 648 Screenwriting Workshop 3(2,3) Work-
of instructor. ENGL 631 Modern Poetry 3(3,0) The modern tradi- shop in the creative writing of screenplays. May
ENGL 615 The Restoration and Eighteenth tion in English and American poetry from Yeats be repeated once for credit. Preq: ENGL 348 or
Century 3(3,0) Readings in Dryden, Swift, Pope to the present; relevant critical essays. Preq: ENGL consent of instructor.
and Dr. Johnson. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of 310 or consent of instructor. ENGL 649 Creative Non-Fiction 3(3,0) Advanced
instructor. ENGL 632 Modern Fiction 3(3,0) American and workshop in writing non-fiction prose for magazine
ENGL 616 The Romantic Period 3(3,0) Readings British novels and short stories of the 20th century. and freelance markets. Preq: ENGL 312 or 334 or
from the poetry and critical prose of Blake, Word- Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of instructor. consent of instructor.
sworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, Keats and other ENGL 633 The Anglo-Irish Literary Tradition ENGL 650 Film Genres 3(2,3) Advanced study
representative figures. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent 3(3,0) Exploration of the unique literary heritage of films that have similar subjects, themes and
of instructor. and achievement of English-language Irish writers techniques, including such genres as the Western,
ENGL 617 The Victorian Period 3(3,0) Readings in the 19th and 20th centuries. Major figures of the horror, gangster, science fiction, musical and/or
from the poetry and nonfiction prose of selected Irish tradition: W. B. Yeats, James Joyce, Samuel screwball comedy. Also considers nontraditional
Victorian authors, including works of Carlyle, Ten- Beckett and other writers; consideration of the genres, screen irony, genre theory and historical
nyson, Browning, Arnold and other representative specifically Irish aspects of their works. Preq: ENGL evolution of genres. Topics vary. Preq: ENGL 357
figures. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of instructor. 310 or consent of instructor. or consent of instructor.
ENGL 618 The English Novel 3(3,0) Study of the ENGL 634 Environmental Literature 3(3,0) Survey ENGL (COMM) 651 Film Theory and Criticism
English novel from its 18th century beginnings of literature that examines the relationship between 3(2,3) Advanced study into the theory of film/
through the Victorian period. Preq: ENGL 310 or human beings and the natural world, including video making emphasizing understanding a variety
consent of instructor. analysis of environmental themes in myths and of critical methods to approach a film. Examines the
legends and in selected poetry and prose of 19th- and history of film theory and defines the many schools
20th-century England and America. Preq: ENGL 310 of film criticism, including realism, formalism,
or consent of instructor. feminism, semiotics, Marxism and expressionism.
Preq: ENGL 357 or consent of instructor.
Courses of Instruction
ENGL 652 Great Directors 3(2,3) Intensive study ENGL 678 Digital Literacy 3(3,0) Examines how ENGL 698 Studio Composition and Communica-
of one to three film directors with an emphasis on technology has expanded ideas of literacies and tion 3(3,0) Preparation for students to work in
understanding the entire canon of each director. texts. Includes reading, studying and analyzing the Class of 1941 Studio for Student Communi-
Students study similarities in techniques, shifts in print and digital texts to determine how digital cation. Preq: Sophomore standing or consent of
thematic emphasis and critical methodologies for techniques change patterns of reading and how instructor.
approaching the works of each director. Topics vary. readers make sense of electronic texts. Preq: ENGL ENGL 700 Children’s Literature for Teachers 3(3,0)
Preq: ENGL 357 or consent of instructor. 310 or consent of instructor. Literature for preschool through junior high.
ENGL 653 Sexuality and the Cinema 3(2,3) Ex- ENGL 682 African American Fiction and Nonfic- ENGL 800 Introduction to Research 1(1,0) Literary
amination of male/female sexual roles and their tion 3(3,0) Critical examination of the various history and research; use of libraries and biblio-
evolution in American genre films, avant-garde forms and genres of African American prose graphical tools; exposition of scholarship. Required
cinema and international films. Includes the study including the novel, short fiction, autobiography, of all candidates for the Master of Arts degree and
of movies in relation to cultural values and social nonfiction and oratory with some attention to Master of Education degree with a concentration
stereotypes, introduction to feminist film theory, emerging theories about African American culture in Secondary Education–English.
and consideration of film pornography. Preq: and its impact on American cultural life in general. ENGL 801 Topics in Composition 3(3,0) Principal
ENGL 357 or consent of instructor. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of instructor. theories and practices in modern grammar, stylistics
ENGL 655 American Humor 3(3,0) Native Ameri- ENGL 683 African American Poetry, Drama and and semantics related to teaching composition.
can humor of the 19th and 20th centuries. Preq: 310 Film 3(3,0) Studies in the various forms, themes ENGL 802 Topics in Literary Genres 3(3,0) Princi-
or consent of instructor. and genres of African American poetry, drama pal literary genres.
ENGL (HUM) 656 Literature and Arts of the Ho- and film with some attention to emerging theories
about African American culture and its impact on ENGL 803 Topics in Rhetorical Theory 3(3,0)
locaust 3(3,0) Addresses the Holocaust through Major rhetorical theories, figures and historical
literature, art, architecture, music and film. Begin- American cultural life in general. Preq: ENGL 310
or consent of instructor. movements.
ning with historical, political and economic forces
that contributed to the Holocaust, course then ENGL 685 Composition for Teachers 3(3,0) Practical ENGL (COMM) 804 Fundamentals of Health
focuses on highly diverse creative responses to this training in teaching composition: finding workable Communication 3(3,0) Fundamentals of health
event—responses that often reflect the difficulties topics, organizing and developing observations and communication and the Health Communication
and politics of these commemorative gestures. Preq: ideas, evaluating themes and creative writing. Preq: Certificate; two theoretical bases underlying this in-
ENGL 310 or consent of instructor. ENGL 310 or consent of instructor. terdisciplinary program in health communication,
one based on social science theory and one based
ENGL 659 Advanced Special Topics in Language, ENGL 688 Genre and Activity Theory 3(3,0) Exami- on humanities, i.e. rhetorical theory; history of
Literature, or Culture 3(3,0) Advanced studies in nation of the forms that texts take, of the print and both theoretical bases. Preq: Graduate standing or
topics not central to other English courses, such digital media in which they are composed and of consent of Health Communication Coordinator.
as certain authors, works, genres, themes, or areas the ways they circulate among experts, in the public
of knowledge and culture. Specific topics are an- and around the world. Preq: Junior standing. ENGL 805 Topics in Medieval Literature 3(3,0)
nounced when offered. May be repeated once for Principal works in verse and prose from c.
ENGL 689 Special Topics in Writing and Publica- 1100–1500.
credit with department chair’s consent. Preq: ENGL tion Studies 3(3,0) Selected readings from topics in
310 or consent of instructor. writing and publication studies, emphasizing areas ENGL 806 Medical Rhetoric and Writing 3(3,0)
ENGL 663 Topics in Literature to 1699 3(3,0) Se- such as major theories, practices, research and critical Issues in medical writing and health communica-
lected readings in literature from antiquity through approaches. May be repeated for a maximum of six tion, including grant writing and writing for visual
the 17th century for focused study of authors, move- credits, but only if different topics are covered. Preq: and electronic media; general and specific forms
ments, themes, critical approaches and genres. Top- ENGL 310 or consent of instructor. and documents for professional writers in health
ics vary and are constructed by individual faculty. professions. Preq: Graduate standing or consent of
ENGL 690 Advanced Technical and Business Health Communication Coordinator.
May be repeated for a maximum of six credits, but Writing 3(3,0) Advanced work in writing
only if different topics are covered. Preq: ENGL 310 proposals, manuals, reports, and publishable ENGL (COMM) 807 Health Communication
or consent of instructor. articles. Client-based and collaborative writing. Campaign Planning and Evaluation 3(3,0) Appli-
ENGL 664 Topics in Literature from 1700 to 1899 Preq: ENGL 304 or 314 or consent of instructor. cation of theories, practices and tools developed in
3(3,0) Selected readings in 18th and 19th century ENGL 804 and 806 to planning, implementing and
ENGL (COMM) 691 Classical Rhetoric 3(3,0) evaluating a public health campaign that targets a
literature for focused study of authors, movements, Traces the development of rhetoric from Protagoras
themes, critical approaches and genres. Special top- particular health practice. Preq: ENGL 804 and 806
through Isocrates, Plato, Aristotle, Cicero and or consent of Health Communication Certificate
ics vary and are constructed by individual faculty. Quintillian, and considers questions essential to
May be repeated for a maximum of six credits, but Coordinator.
understanding persuasive theory and practices.
only if different topics are covered. Preq: ENGL 310 Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of instructor. ENGL 808 Topics in Renaissance and Restoration
or consent of instructor. Literature 3(3,0) Principal works in verse and prose
ENGL (COMM) 692 Modern Rhetoric 3(3,0) from c. 1500–1700.
ENGL 665 Topics in Literature from 1900 3(3,0) Examines the “new rhetorics” of the 20th century,
Selected readings in 20th and 21st century literature which are grounded in classical rhetoric but include ENGL (COMM) 809 Communication, Culture and
for focused study of authors, movements, themes, findings from biology, psychology, linguistics and the Social Net 3(3,0) See COMM 809.
critical approaches and genres. Topics vary and are anthropology, among other disciplines. Preq: ENGL ENGL 810 Literary Criticism and Theory 3(3,0)
constructed by individual faculty. May be repeated 310 or consent of instructor. Introduces significant methods, approaches and
for a maximum of six credits, but only if different ENGL 694 Writing About Science 3(3,0) Advanced theorists in the current practice of literary and
topics are covered. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of work in scientific writing and editing for peer cultural criticism. Establishes a basic familiar-
instructor. and lay audiences. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of ity with the vocabulary and techniques of major
ENGL 675 Writing for Electronic Media 3(3,0) instructor. critical movements and offers a foundation for
Workshop in new forms of writing and hypertextual specialized study.
ENGL 695 Technical Editing 3(3,0) Practical
design for interactive electronic media, including experience in editing and preparing technical ENGL 811 Topics in Neoclassic and Romantic Lit-
social networks, online and video communities. May manuscripts for publication. General introduction erature 3(3,0) Principal works in verse and prose
be repeated once for credit at the undergraduate to the functions of the technical editor. Preq: ENGL from c. 1700–1832.
level. Preq: ENGL 310 or consent of instructor. 314 or consent of instructor. ENGL 814 Topics in Victorian and Modern Brit-
ish Literature 3(3,0) Principal works in verse and
prose from c. 1832 to present. May be repeated for
a maximum of nine credits.
Courses of Instruction
ENGL 820 Topics in American Literature to 1865 ENGL 853 Visual Communications 3(3,0) Under- ENGL 886 Composition Practicum 1(1,0) Students
3(3,0) Significant authors; works in poetry and standing the language of images used in textual and continue training for teaching ENGL 103, Acceler-
prose; literary-intellectual movements such as extratextual communication; theories of percep- ated Composition. Specific attention is given to
Puritanism, the Enlightenment, Romanticism and tion, methods of visual persuasion, gender analysis, translating theoretical concepts into creating assign-
Transcendentalism from c. 1607–1865. and cognitive and aesthetic philosophies of visual ments, designing curriculum and grading. Course is
ENGL 823 Topics in American Literature Since rhetoric; technologies of visual communication; to be taken only fall semester of student’s teaching
1865 3(3,0) Significant authors; works in poetry and technologies of visual production. assistantship year. No credit towards a degree will
and prose; literary-intellectual movements such as ENGL 854 Teaching Professional Writing 3(3,0) be awarded. Preq: Graduate teaching assistantship
realism, naturalism, modernism and postmodern- Examines theories and practices of teaching writ- and ENGL 885 or equivalent.
ism from 1865 to the present. May be repeated for ten, graphic and oral communication. Students ENGL 887 Writing Center Theory and Practice
a maximum of nine credits. prepare course descriptions, rationales and syllabi 1(1,0) Prepares graduate students in English and
ENGL 831 Special Topics 3(3,0) Topics not covered for teaching various forms of business, scientific Professional Communication Programs to work
in other courses. May be repeated for a maximum and technical writing. with students in the Writing Center. Preq: Graduate
of nine credits. ENGL 856 Theories and Practices of Workplace standing or consent of instructor.
ENGL 832 Topics in Scientific, Technical and Busi- Communication 3(3,1) Workplace cultures and ENGL 891 Master’s Thesis Research 1-12
ness Writing 3(3,0) Covers topics not covered in their theoretical and practical applications for ENGL 892 Master’s Project 3(3,0) Required for non-
other professional communication seminars. professional communication. thesis option in the Professional Communication
ENGL 833 Rhetoric of Science 3(3,0) Rhetorical ENGL 860 The Rhetoric of Web Publishing 3(3,0) MA program. Students create a communication
approaches to understanding science and scientific Seminar in the theory and practice of communicat- deliverable for the professional world, keep a jour-
rhetorics. ing on the World Wide Web. Focuses on content nal as a record of the project, and write a scholarly
strategies for large-scale Web site deployment, paper. Students present projects to their advisor.
ENGL 834 Usability Testing Methodologies in
Professional Communication 3(3,0) Research and examines taxonomies of Web page types and ENGL 899 Doctoral Dissertation Research 1-18
methodologies used in testing the usability of patterns of user experience interactions. Preq:
professional communication. ENGL 853. ENTOMOLOGY
ENGL 835 Topics in Literary Criticism 3(3,0) Prin- ENGL 871 Principles of Writing Assessment
3(3,0) Focuses on a wide range of issues in writing ENT (BIOSC) 600 Insect Morphology 4(3,3) Study
cipal statements of literary critics from the classical of insect structure in relation to function and of the
era to the present. assessment including an introduction to assess-
ment theory, classroom issues such as grading and variation of form in insects. Offered fall semester of
ENGL 836 Digital Publishing Technologies: Theo- response, programmatic issues such as student even-numbered years only. Preq: ENT 301.
ries in Practice 3(3,0) User-centered design theories placement and writing program assessment, and ENT 604 Urban Entomology 3(3,0) Study of pests
applied to multimedia interfaces and on-line docu- political and social contexts surrounding the highly- common to the urban environment with emphasis
ments for professional communicators. charged field of writing assessment. on arthropod pest biology, pest importance and
ENGL 838 Global Professional Communication ENGL 872 Print and Digital Portfolios 3(3,0) Fo- management strategies. Students learn both theo-
3(3,0) Implications of professional communication cuses on theories, development, construction and retical and practical aspects of urban pest manage-
in an international context; theories, methods and assessment of print and digital portfolios in edu- ment. Preq: BIOL 103 and 104, or 110 and 111, or
practices of global professional communication. cational contexts including the classroom, school ENT 301, or consent of instructor.
ENGL 839 Writing Proposals and Grant Applica- reform and other large-scale efforts, programmatic ENT (PL PA) 606 Diseases and Insects of Turf-
tions 3(3,0) Practice in reading requests for oral and assessments and personal/professional develop- grasses 2(2,0) See PL PA 606.
digital proposals, analyzing rhetorical contexts and ment. Special attention is given to ways the medium ENT 607 Applied Agricultural Entomology 4(3,3)
theories of proposals, and writing proposals and shapes reflection, presentation, connections and Topics include recognition, biology, damage and
grant applications; and making oral and digital artifacts within the portfolio. control of economically important insects and
presentations of proposals. ENGL 873 Assessment of Digital Texts 3(3,0) Writ- mites found on major Southeastern field, fruit,
ENGL (A A H, COMM) 840 Selected Topics 3(3,0) ing assessment of texts integrating written, visual, nut and vegetable crops. Principles and practices
Independent/directed study; tutorial work in lin- audio and digital media. Also considers implica- of crop protection including pesticide application,
guistics, professional communication, or American, tions of machine-read, -scored and -generated texts economic basis for decision making and develop-
British or European literature not offered in other on writing assessment. ment of scouting programs are introduced. Offered
courses. Preq: Consent of director of MA in English ENGL 874 Program Assessment 3(3,0) Addresses fall semester of even-numbered years only. Preq:
or MA in Professional Communication program. practical and theoretical issues surrounding the ENT 301 or equivalent.
ENGL (COMM) 850 Research Methods in Profes- administration and assessment of writing programs ENT (PL PA) 608 Diseases and Insects of Turf-
sional Communication 3(3,0) Covers various in secondary and post-secondary education. Spe- grasses Laboratory 1(0,3) See PL PA 608.
research methods with emphasis on humanistic and cial emphasis is given to the placement of college ENT 609 Urban Entomology Laboratory 1(0,3)
empirical inquiry. Readings and research examine students into first-year writing courses and Writing Identification of household and structural pests
how professional communication creates new Across the Curriculum program assessment. common to the urban environment. Students also
knowledge and affects the daily lives of others. ENGL 875 Research Methods in Writing Assess- gain hands-on experience in termite and general
ENGL 851 Seminar in Professional Writing 3(3,0) ment 3(3,0) Presents a variety of qualitative and pest control. Preq: BIOL 103 and 104, or 110 and
Advanced seminar in the principles and practice of quantitative methods with direct applications 111, or ENT 301, or consent of instructor; concur-
writing and editing documents for government, in- to research in writing and program assessment. rent enrollment in ENT 604.
dustry and the sciences. Students produce projects Includes constructing and implementing a multi- ENT (BIOSC) 615 Insect Taxonomy 3(1,6) Iden-
suitable for publication. Professional development modal research project on an assessment area. tification of the principal families of the major
for technical communicators. ENGL 876 Special Topics in Writing Assessment orders of adult insects. Laboratory work consists of
ENGL 852 Rhetoric and Professional Communica- 3(3,0) Selected readings from topics in writing intensive practice of such identification; lecture ma-
tion 3(3,0) Theories of effective communication, assessment for focused study of relevant theories, terial deals with theoretical discussion of taxonomic
classical to contemporary, that inform decision- research, and best practices. May be repeated for a features observed in the laboratory. Offered spring
making strategies in professional communica- maximum of six credits, but only if different topics semester of odd-numbered years only. Preq: ENT
tion. are covered. (BIOSC) 400 or consent of instructor.
ENGL 885 Composition Theory 3(3,0) Teaching
college-level courses, stressing contemporary compo-
sition theory, research and practice. Required of all
MA in English and MAPC Teaching Assistants.