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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: spring 2022; fall 2022

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).

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

SEAS 271    Industrial Statistics    3 Hours

A study of statistical techniques typically used in industry for purposes of Statistical Process Control, material science research, and system planning and operation.

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) or MATH 118 or MATH 119 or MATH 127 or MATH 121 or MATH 136 or MATH 137 or MATH 142 or MATH 206 or MATH 237 or MATH 240 or MATH 275 or MATH 304 or MATH 305 or MATH 306

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2022

SEAS 310    Safety in Industry    3 Hours

Safety and management techniques necessary to address the unique interaction of how industrial issues relate to safety in the workplace will be identified and regulated. This includes a study of applicable standards and methods of recognition, avoidance and prevention of potential hazards. Students will have to opportunity to complete Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30-hour safety training certification. The certification will be in either Construction or General Industry.

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 or MATH 118 or MATH 119 or MATH 127 or MATH 121 or MATH 136 or MATH 137 or MATH 142 or MATH 206 or MATH 237 or MATH 240 or MATH 304 or MATH 305 or MATH 306)

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2022

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 or CE 303) and (MATH 117 or MA 117C)

Course Fee: $35

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2021; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

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; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

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 371    Quality Assurance    3 Hours

A study of quality assurance techniques. Application of Statistical Process Control (SPC), acceptance sampling, military standards 105D & 414. Quality organizations and standards.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 116 with a minimum grade of C or MA 116C with a minimum grade of C or MATH 117 or MA 117 or MATH 118 or MATH 119 or MATH 127 or MATH 121 or MATH 136 or MATH 142 or MATH 137 or MATH 206 or MATH 237 or MATH 240 or MATH 275 or MATH 304 or MATH 305 or MATH 306

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2022

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.

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; winter 2022; spring 2022; fall 2022

SEAS 394    Lean Systems    3 Hours

Applications of lean and supply chain principles across disciplines. This is the enhancement of customer value, elimination and reduction of all forms of waste from supplier to end user.

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) or MATH 118 or MATH 119 or MATH 127 or MATH 121 or MATH 136 or MATH 137 or MATH 142 or MATH 206 or MATH 237 or MATH 240 or MATH 275 or MATH 304 or MATH 305 or MATH 306

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2022

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; winter 2022; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

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 430    Technology Management / Supervision / Team Building    3 Hours

This course will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of industrial supervision. Students will develop the skills, knowledge, and philosophies required to function in a highly technical, industrial environment in a supervisory capacity. Content includes a study of leadership, management, management-labor relations, supervisory intuition, and various legal issues.

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

Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2022; fall 2022

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.

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; spring 2022; fall 2022