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SEAS 101    Introductory SEAS Research    1-6 Hours

An introduction to research projects and problem-solving techniques in various SEAS fields. Note: Enrollment in a program of study within the Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences Department or consent of instructor required.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

SEAS 175    Freshmen Experience I    1 Hour

For beginning college freshmen or transfer students with fewer than 24 semester hours of credit. Transition to university experience for School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) students. Topics include time management skills, critical thinking, exploration of SEAS majors and careers, campus resources, effective teamwork skills, and an introduction to the design process and project management.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Junior, Sophomore or Senior may not enroll.

Enrollment is limited to students in Land Surveying (1700) , Floodplain Management (1763) , Manufacturing Engineering Tech (5006) , Engineering Technology Mgmt (5007) , Architectural Science (518) , Construction Management (533) , Civil Engineering (534) , Civil Engineering-Prep (534P) , Electrical Engineering (537) , Electrical Engineering-Prep (537P) , Mechanical Engineering (543) , Mechanical Engineering-Prep (543P) , Computer Information Tech (555) , Computer Information Tech-prep (555P) , Computer Science (629) or Computer Science-Prep (629P)

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2021

SEAS 176    Freshmen Experience II    1 Hour

A continuation of SEAS 175. This course will focus on the application of introductory project management and design skills in a teamwork environment.

Prerequisite(s): SEAS 175

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of , Junior, Sophomore or Senior may not enroll.

Enrollment is limited to students in Land Surveying (1700) , Floodplain Management (1763) , Manufacturing Engineering Tech (5006) , Engineering Technology Mgmt (5007) , Architectural Science (518) , Construction Management (533) , Civil Engineering (534) , Civil Engineering-Prep (534P) , Electrical Engineering (537) , Electrical Engineering-Prep (537P) , Mechanical Engineering (543) , Mechanical Engineering-Prep (543P) , Computer Information Tech (555) , Computer Information Tech-prep (555P) , Computer Science (629) or Computer Science-Prep (629P)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

SEAS 210    Technology and Societal Impact    3 Hours

A study of technology and the west through Great Britain's Industrial Revolution (c. 1850) and the expansion and diffusion of Western Industrial Technology (c. 1850 to present).

Equivalent(s): AMS 210

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

SEAS 325    Survey of Building Systems    3 Hours

A study of National Electric Code, BOCA National Building Code, Standard Building Code, Local Building Code, structural systems, egress system, residential and commercial wiring, blueprint reading, HVAC, and energy conservation techniques.

Prerequisite(s): AS 163 and CM 261 and (MATH 117 or MA 117C)

Course Fee: $35

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2021

SEAS 367    Supervised Work Experience in Industry    1-6 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Supervised employment in industry. Written reports required. Note: Advisor approval required.

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2021

SEAS 368    Problem Solving    3 Hours

An application oriented introduction to basic analytical tools for the solution of practical industrial problems. Focusing on developing qualitative and quantitative literacy and analytic skills, the emphasis will be on data analysis, graphics and simple experiments applied to real problems. Colonnade/Statewide General Education Code K-SY

Prerequisite(s): 21 hours of Foundations and Explorations Courses, or junior status

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

SEAS 389    Cooperative Work Experience    3 Hours

Co-op credit may be earned in most technology programs. Students must be registered for credit and work with Cooperative Education in the Career Services Center and coordinate plans with their area advisor.

Equivalent(s): AMS 389

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

SEAS 390    Project Management    3 Hours

Core concepts of project management based on processes of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing projects. Topics include project proposals, project selection, scope definition, CPM and PERT scheduling, budgeting, control techniques, and project manager skills.

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 116 with a minimum grade of C or MA 116C with a minimum grade of C) or (MATH 117 or MA 117C)

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Manufacturing Engineering Tech (5006) , Advanced Manufacturing (506) , Architectural Science (518) , Construction Management (533) , Computer Information Tech (555) , Technology Management (575) or Industrial(Voc,Career,Tech)Ed (599)

Course Fee: $10

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2021

SEAS 398    Internship I    1 Hour

Advisor approved, discipline-specific internship requiring 200 hours of work experience in business or industry. Note: Junior standing with permission of the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Academy Junior, Academy Senior, Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2021

SEAS 401    Contemporary Issues in Architecture and Manufacturing    1 Hour

Contemporary issues reflecting current and emerging technologies, policies and practices in architecture and manufacturing will be studied. Guest presenters from business and industry will be presenting lectures. Students will prepare a series of papers representing their own investigation.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Freshman, Junior or Sophomore may not enroll.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

SEAS 471    Design of Industrial Experiments    3 Hours

Survey of statistical experimentation methods to improve quality of products and processes in industry. Includes the planning for design of experiments and quality tools that will be involved, designing the experiments with an understanding of different types of factors and, important aspects of running the experiments and analysis of data.

Prerequisite(s): AMS 271 and AMS 371

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Equivalent(s): AMS 471

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

SEAS 475    Selected Topics in Industry    1-3 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Varying topics of significant interest and current developments in manufacturing technology.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Academy Junior, Academy Senior, Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2021