May 23, 2024  
2022-23 Catalog 
    
2022-23 Catalog ARCHIVED CATALOG: Content may no longer be accurate.

Course Descriptions


 
  
  • MED 6801 - Specialized Family and School Programs

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk, odd years
    Description:

    The Specialized Family and School Programs class is an advanced review of the theoretical foundations for established and emerging family life education programs. Furthermore, a review of best practices in disseminating and evaluating family life education programs in diverse settings and with diverse populations. Implications for policy are reviewed.

  
  • MED 6802 - Family Theories

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Description:

    This course provides students with the ability to critically review and assess theories in family science. Additionally, they will learn and practice the construction and application of family theory vital for conducting research and practicing family life education.

  
  • MED 6803 - Diverse Family Contexts

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description:

    This class will proceed via comparative analysis of culture, ethnicity, and family life in the United States reflecting social and political dynamics with extensive coverage of the family lifestyles, traditions, and values. Several American ethnic groups will be examined including historical background, key ethnic cultural components, traditional, and current ethnic family characteristics, and changes and adaptations to families and individuals. Emphasis will be made on how to address ethnocentrism, and serve families due to their various strengths and challenges.

  
  • MED 6805 - Family Life Education Coaching

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description:

    This course is to prepare students to become family life coaches. The course covers topics from the foundational theories/models of coaching (positive psychology, cognitive behavioral coaching, and others), how to conduct coaching sessions, the delineation between counseling and coaching, and how to run a coaching business. Students will practice coaching with other students as well as with actual practice clients.

  
  • MED 6806 - Advanced Skills for Family Life Educators

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 2nd Blk
    Description:

    This theory-based course will provide students with hands-on skills and experiences that are vital for today’s family life educators by reviewing and presenting family life education materials in  both the classroom and among the community. This course also provides students with a number of teaching tools and philosophies considered key to becoming effective in the field of Family Life Education. 

  
  • MED 6807 - Parenting

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Blk
    Description:

    This course will provide students with the latest research and theory on developmentally appropriate practices for parents.  Also, students will learn the theory- and research-based methods for educating parents.

  
  • MED 6810 - Experimental Course

    Credits: (1-6)
    Experimental
    Description: Individual courses offered on an experimental basis, identified by specific name and description. The specific title will appear on student’s transcript along with the authorized credit.
    May be repeated for a total maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
  • MED 6820 - Organization and Leadership in Non-profit Family Services

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: MED 6820 will introduce the student to theories and structures of family service organizations, best practices for planning, managing people, customer service models, working budgets and evaluating family service programs. Class discussions, case studies, and guest speakers will be used to help students understand the application of the basic concepts. Leadership styles will be examined as an overall context within which the management of family service programs occurs.
  
  • MED 6860 INT - Practicum in Education

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $20.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Mileage fees for supervision
    Description: Practical synthesis and application of knowledge and skills gained in previous education courses. Students must have approval from the program director, and should follow specific graduate certificate in teaching program guidelines for prerequisites and other requirements. This course does not grant credit towards the MED degree, but is required for a teaching license in the state of Utah.
  
  • MED 6870 INT - Student Teaching and Seminar in Elementary Education for MED Students

    Credits: (6)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $200.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Stipend and mileage for instructor supervision
    Description: The student teaching experience is the culminating learning experience for the elementary licensure track. Student teaching is a time for developing one’s classroom management style, instructional design, and collaborating with a mentor teacher. Student teaching is a rigorous experience, which is carefully planned, guided, assessed, and evaluated. It includes an orientation meeting and assignments to support key competencies. Offered CR/NC only; this course does not grant credit towards the MED degree but is required for a teaching license in the state of Utah.
    Pre-requisite(s): MED 6860 , MED 6110  or MED 6120 , MED 6050 , MED 6265 , MED 6020 , MED 6311 , MED 6312 , MED 6313 , MED 6314 , MED 6316 .
  
  • MED 6880 INT - Student Teaching and Seminar in Secondary Education for MED Students

    Credits: (6)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $200.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Stipend and mileage for instructor supervision
    Description: The student teaching experience is the culminating learning experience for the secondary licensure track. Student teaching is a time for developing one’s classroom management style, instructional design, and collaborating with a mentor teacher. Student teaching is a rigorous experience, which is carefully planned, guided, assessed, and evaluated. It includes an orientation meeting and assignments to support key competencies. Offered CR/NC only; this course does not grant credit towards the MED degree but is required for a teaching license in the state of Utah.
    Pre-requisite(s): MED 6860 , MED 6020 , MED 6060 , MED 6120  or MED 6110 , MED 6050 , MED 6320 , and MED 6265 .
  
  • MED 6890 INT - Student Teaching and Seminar in Special Education for MED Students

    Credits: (6)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $150.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Supervision stipend and mileage fees
    Description: The student teaching experience is the culminating learning experience for the special education licensure track.  Student teaching is a time for developing one’s classroom management style, instructional design, and collaborating with a mentor teacher. Student teaching is a rigorous experience, which is carefully planned, guided, assessed, and evaluated. It includes an orientation meeting and assignments to support key competencies. Offered CR/NC only; this course does not grant credit towards the MED degree but is required for a teaching license in the state of Utah.
    Pre-requisite(s): MED 6050 , MED 6565 , MED 6575 , and MED 6860 .
  
  • MED 6900 - Individual Study

    Credits: (1-3)
    Description: Intended for the candidate who has special needs and who would benefit from an individual study program. Forms are available from Room ED 234 MEd program office and must be approved by the instructor and the director at time of registration.
    May be repeated up to 3 credit hours.
  
  • MED 6920 - Short Courses, Workshops, Institutes, and Special Programs

    Credits: (1-6)
    Workshop
    Course Fee: $0.00
    Description: Consult the semester class schedule for the current oferring under this number. The specific title with the credit authorized for the particular offering will appear on the student transcript.
    May be repeated for a total maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
  • MED 6990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement

    Credits: (1)
    Description: This course is used to fill the continuous enrollment requirement while completing the Master’s project. The course is graded Credit/ No Credit.
  
  • MENG 5010G - Introduction to Linguistics

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course introduces students to the scientific study of language. It explores what languages have in common, as well as what distinguishes them. Students learn basic analytic techniques in articulatory phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics and apply them to data drawn from various languages. These core concepts may be expanded and applied to other areas, such as language acquisition, language history, language and culture, language and thought, and language and literary expression. This course is designed for students with bachelor’s degrees who have no upper-division undergraduate coursework in linguistics.
  
  • MENG 5050G - Grammar, Style, and Usage for Advanced Writing

    Credits: (3)
    Description: This course presents the concepts and nomenclature of traditional grammar as a context for students wishing to increase their control of punctuation, style, and usage to become more proficient writers. Its offers practical guidance in how grammatical concepts can be applied to revising and editing one’s own or others’ writing to more effectively express one’s intended meaning. The course is designed for students with bachelor’s degrees who have no upper-division undergraduate coursework in linguistics.
  
  • MENG 5080G - Critical Approaches to Literature

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Students will study and practice critical approaches to literature. The course will begin with New Criticism and proceed to study more resistant reading strategies such as feminism, Marxism, and deconstruction. Students will not only learn the theoretical premises behind these theories, but also practice explicating various texts from a particular critical perspective.
  
  • MENG 5510G - World Literature

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Students in this course read texts from a variety of eras and of authors and regions outside the United States and Great Britain. This course may not be applied to graduate degree requirements if an undergraduate survey covering the same period was applied toward an undergraduate degree.
  
  • MENG 5570G - American Literature I

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course will introduce students to the study of American Literature from its earliest known works to those produced prior to the American Civil War.  We will examine its history, major works, and literary concepts.
  
  • MENG 5580G - American Literature II

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course will introduce students to the study of American Literature from the American Civil War to the contemporary period.  We will examine its history, major works, and literary concepts.
  
  • MENG 5670G - British Literature I

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem - Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course will introduce students to the study of British Literature from its earliest known works to those produced in the eighteenth century.  We will examine its history, major works, and literary concepts.
  
  • MENG 5680G - British Literature II

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course will introduce students to the study of British Literature from the eighteenth century to the contemporary period.  We will examine its history, major works, and literary concepts.
  
  • MENG 5730G - Literature of Cultures and Places

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Students in this course read texts focusing on a single national culture or works from various cultures. This course may not be applied to graduate degree requirements if an undergraduate survey covering the same time period was applied towards undergraduate degree.
  
  • MENG 5920G - Short Courses, Workshops, Institutes and Special Programs

    Credits: (1-4)
    Variable Title
    Description: In order to provide flexibility and to meet many different needs, a number of specific offerings are possible using this catalog number. When the number is used it will be accompanied by a brief and specific descriptive title. The specific title with the credit authorized for the particular offering will appear on the student transcript.
    May be repeated 5 times with a maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
  • MENG 6005 - Intercultural Classroom Discourse

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Students will read, discuss and experience interactive learning tools from the fields of sociolinguistics, intercultural communication, and TESOL pedagogy. Students will analyze dialects and personal/social conversational styles. Examples from literature and film will help provide a contextualized means of observing and understanding cultural identities.
  
  • MENG 6010 - Introduction to Graduate Studies

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Students will learn research methods and methodologies that will allow them to produce publishable, sophisticated pieces of academic prose of the kind expected of professional academics. Students will compose abstracts, conference paper proposals, annotated bibliographies, and surveys of scholarship. Students will explore academic databases extensively and learn to evaluate rigorously other scholars’ work. Students will be encouraged to submit their work in the class to journals, conferences, or collections of essays. Students should take this course within their first year of study and focus their research on topics that may support future work on a thesis or project. Required in first or second semester.
  
  • MENG 6030 - Studies in Literary Theory and Criticism

    Credits: (3)
    Variable Title
    Description: Students will study influential works in literary theory–potentially ranging from Plato’s REPUBLIC to Gayatri Spivak’s groundbreaking feminist studies to Stephen Greenblatt’s New Historicist studies to Homi Bhabha’s postcolonial analyses–paying specific attention to the influence of these theories on English studies.
    May be repeated 10 times for credit hours with different content.
  
  • MENG 6110 - Writing for Teachers

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Designed primarily for in-service teachers, this course explores the most current research and theory concerning the teaching of writing and applies it to issues in the secondary classroom. Permission of instructor required to register.
  
  • MENG 6120 - Teaching Traditional and Contemporary Young Adult Literature

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course provides a broad, practical background in young adult literature, both traditional and contemporary, with emphasis on current theories and methods in literature pedagogy. Selection and evaluation of texts that appeal to young adults, reading strategies, censorship, themes and genres will be given special attention. 
    Pre-requisite(s): MED 6050  Curriculum Design, Evaluation, Assessment (3) must be taken prior to MENG 5210G/6120.  We strongly recommend that MENG 6110  Writing for Teachers (3) or MENG 6230  Wasatch Range Writing Project Summer Institutes (3) be taken prior to MENG 5210G/6120.
    Co-Requisite(s): MENG 5210G [Inactive] and MENG 6120 must be taken concurrently.
    Note: Permission of instructor required to register.
  
  • MENG 6130 - Theories of Rhetoric and Writing Studies

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course is an intensive study of rhetoric and writing theory. Selected works of major composition and rhetorical theorists will be examined and historicized within a survey of the teaching of academic writing from antiquity to the present.
  
  • MENG 6140 - Foundations of Professional and Technical Writing

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course will study the theoretical foundations and scholarly practices of professional and technical writing and communication. The course will examine the major ideas of those who practice professional and technical writing and the main values and practices of the field.
  
  • MENG 6210 - Teaching Literature in the Secondary Schools

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Designed primarily for in-service teachers, this course explores the most current research and theory concerning the teaching of literature and applies it to issues in the secondary classroom.
  
  • MENG 6230 - Wasatch Range Writing Project Summer Institute

    Credits: (1-6)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Description: This course is designed to follow the National Writing Project model. The four-week Invitational Institute is for inservice teachers nominated by their school district or their peers. It is designed to develop leadership skills in those teachers to enable them to impact the quality of writing instruction in their individual schools and district. It is also designed to develop teacher leadership for the Wasatch Range Writing Project. The One Week Open Institute is open to any inservice teacher wishing to improve writing instruction in his/her classroom.
    Can be repeated once up to eight (8) credit hours total.
    Note: Permission of instructor required to register.
  
  • MENG 6231 - Wasatch Range Writing Project Advanced Institute

    Credits: (1-6)
    Variable Title
    Description: This is a variable topics variable title course designed for Wasatch Range Writing Project Teacher Consultants, teachers who have taken the WRWP Summer Institute and work with WRWP providing professional development to local school districts. It allows those teachers to increase their effectiveness as teachers, add to their expertise for work with inservice teachers and research possible solutions to literacy issues facing elementary and secondary education in our region. Course titles may include: Developing Utah State Core Standards Workshops, Digital Writing, Developing Argument Writing Across the disciplines. Only six hours can be used for meeting elective requirements in the MENG program.
    Pre-requisite(s): Six hours credit in MENG 6230 .
    May be repeated 6 times and up to 18 credit hours.
  
  • MENG 6240 - Seminar in American Literature

    Credits: (3)
    Variable Title
    Description: This seminar explores major texts of one particular American era. The course focuses on literature which articulates the selected period.
    This variable emphasis course may be repeated 10 times for credit with different content.
  
  • MENG 6250 - Seminar in British Literature

    Credits: (3)
    Variable Title
    Description: This seminar explores major texts of one particular British era. This course focuses on the literature which articulates the selected period. This variable emphasis course may be repeated 3 times up to 6 credit hours with different subject matter.
    This course may be repeated four times for a maximum of 12 credit hours.
  
  • MENG 6260 - Seminar in World Literature

    Credits: (3)
    Variable Title
    Description: This seminar explores literature other than American or British. The course focuses on the literature which articulates the selected time and place.
    This variable emphasis course may be repeated 10 times for credit with different subject matter.
  
  • MENG 6280 - TESOL Practicum

    Credits: (1)
    Description: TESOL practicum provides guided and supported experience in one or more of the following: tutorial, small group teaching, whole class lesson planning. Candidates will practice a variety of instructional modes for speaking, reading and writing.
    Note: Instructor permission is required for registration.
  
  • MENG 6310 - Language and Linguistics for Teachers

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Designed primarily for in-service teachers, this course explores recent research in linguistics and applies it to issues in the secondary classroom.
  
  • MENG 6320 - World Languages

    Credits: (3)
    Description: This course broadens students’ awareness of diversity among the world’s languages, thereby fostering understanding and appreciation of the nature of human language in general. Issues may include language obsolescence and maintenance, writing systems of the world, prosody and poetic forms in other languages, language history, and language families. Some prior experience in linguistics or language structures will be helpful as students study profiles of selected languages representing major language families of the world and various geographical areas.
  
  • MENG 6330 - Literary and Rhetorical Stylistics

    Credits: (3)
    Description: This course surveys the literature on style in linguistics, literature, and rhetoric. Some prior background in grammar will be useful as students engage in quantitative and qualitative stylistic analysis of texts from a literary period, genre, or particular author and learn how diction, syntax, and figurative language can be deployed to communicative and artistic ends.
  
  • MENG 6410 - Strategies and Methodology of Teaching ESL/Bilingual

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 2nd Blk, Odd Years
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course emphasizes practical strategies and methods of teaching English as a Second Language in elementary and secondary schools.
  
  • MENG 6420 - English Phonology and Syntax for ESL/Bilingual Teachers

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Odd Years
    Description: This course provides the foundation for ESL/Bilingual teachers in the workings of the English language: its pronunciation and spelling systems, its word-forming strategies, and its sentence structure patterns.
  
  • MENG 6450 - ESL/Bilingual Assessment: Theory, Methods, and Practices

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 2nd Blk, Even Years
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course explores how to evaluate and implement assessment processes effectively for ESL/Bilingual pupils in public schools. Students will gain experience with both standardized test and authentic assessment.
  
  • MENG 6510 - Seminar in Eminent Writers:

    Credits: (2-3)
    Variable Title
    Description: This seminar examines significant works of and relevant criticism on an influential writer or a small group of writers.
    This variable emphasis course may be repeated 10 times for credit with different subject matter.
  
  • MENG 6520 - Seminar in Shakespeare

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk, Even Years
    Description: This seminar examines a range of Shakespeare’s major works as well as relevant criticism.
  
  • MENG 6610 - Advanced Studies in Genre

    Credits: (2-3)
    Variable Title
    Description: Students will analyze primary and secondary texts about one genre or sub-genre to develop a definition and understanding of the form.
    This variable emphasis course may be repeated 10 times for credit with different subject matter.
  
  • MENG 6710 - Variable Topics

    Credits: (2-3)
    Variable Title
    Description: Topics will vary based on student interest and instructor expertise.
    This course may be repeated 10 times for credit with different subject matter.
  
  • MENG 6730 - Creative Writing Forms and Crafts

    Credits: (3)
    Variable Title
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course will investigate the relationship of form and function in creative work and explore how the underlying structure affects the impact of the work. This course will examine a variety of work to examine the effect of formal choices on readers’ response. The course will then put these strategies and insights to work by drafting, workshopping, and revising students’ own original writing.
    May be repeated 2 times and up to 9 credit hours.
  
  • MENG 6740 - Creative Nonfiction Writing

    Credits: (3)
    Variable Title
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: In this course, students will study the art and craft of writing creative nonfiction. Along with writing their own original work, students will read a variety of contemporary texts and will critique their peers’ writing.
    May be repeated 2 times and up to 9 credit hours.
  
  • MENG 6750 - Fiction Writing

    Credits: (3)
    Variable Title
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: In this course, students will study the art and craft of writing fiction. Along with writing their own original work, students will read a variety of contemporary texts and will critique their peers’ writing.
    May be repeated 2 times and up to 9 credit hours.
  
  • MENG 6760 - Poetry Writing

    Credits: (3)
    Variable Title
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: In this course, students will study the art and craft of writing poetry. Along with writing their own original work, students will read a variety of contemporary texts and will critique their peers’ writing.
    May be repeated 2 times and up to 9 credit hours.
  
  • MENG 6810 - Experimental Course

    Credits: (1-6)
    Experimental
    Description: Consult the semester class schedule for the current offering under this number. The specific title and credit authorized will appear on the student transcript.
    May be repeated for a total maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
  • MENG 6821 - Teaching Developmental Reading and Writing

    Credits: (2)
    Description: This course introduces first-time teachers to the theory and practice of teaching developmental reading and writing.
    Note: Permission of instructor required to register.
  
  • MENG 6822 - Teaching College Writing

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course introduces first-time teachers to the theory and practice of teaching college writing.
    Note: Permission of instructor required to register.
  
  • MENG 6823 - Teaching Practicum

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course supports teachers in their second semester of teaching college writing. Students will meet regularly to develop teaching strategies, enhance grading skills, resolve problems that have arisen in their classes, and plan strategies and procedures for classes they are teaching.
    Note: Permission of instructor required to register.
  
  • MENG 6830 - Directed Readings

    Credits: (1-3)
    Description: This course allows students credit for individual study with a professor, usually for further study that grows out of course work. The student and professor agree to a written contract for study which must be approved by the program director. No more than 3 credit hours of directed readings may apply toward the MA degree unless approved by the program director. This course is designed to allow students to explore in depth and/or breadth, subject matter which goes beyond the established courses in the Master’s Degree Program.
    May be repeated 3 times with a maximum of 9 credit hours.
  
  • MENG 6861 - Practicum in Secondary English Education

    Credits: (2)
    Description: This course provides a broad, practical background in teaching young adult (YA) literature for MENG students seeking secondary school licensure. Selection, evaluation, curriculum planning, and assessment in teaching literature will receive primary emphasis. Issues concerning community values and censorship will also receive our attention.
    Pre-requisite(s): MED 6050  Curriculum Design, Evaluation, Assessment (3) must be taken prior to MED 6120 /6861.  We strongly recommend that MENG 6110  Writing for Teachers (3) or MENG 6230  Wasatch Range Writing Project Summer Institutes (3) be taken prior to MENG 6120 /6861. MENG 6120 and MENG 6861 must be taken concurrently.
  
  • MENG 6920 - Short Courses, Workshops, Institutes, and Special Programs

    Credits: (1-6)
    Workshop
    Description: Consult the semester class schedule for the current oferring under this number. The specific title with the credit authorized for the particular offering will appear on the student transcript.
    May be repeated for a total maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
  • MENG 6940 - Masters Project

    Credits: (2-6)
    Description: This course provides for the creation and execution of a project growing out of graduate study particularly as it applies to the workplace. Project credit may be taken in increments of 1-3 hours in any term.
    May be repeated twice up to 6 credits.
  
  • MENG 6950 - Creative Writing Thesis: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

    Credits: (1-6)
    Description: The course is designed as a rigorous academic and professional mentorship for students who intend to produce a MA thesis in creative writing. The thesis will include a manuscript of original writing with a critical foreword, both of which require extensive research and substantial writing on the thesis topic. The manuscript can be a creative response to literary works or original creative poetry, fiction, and/or nonfiction.  The critical introduction will situate the creative component within the literary, historical, and/or theoretical context(s) of the creative component. Minimum of 3 hours required, with a possible maximum of 6 hours with approval.  Credit/No Credit grading.
    Pre-requisite(s): MENG 6730 - Creative Writing Forms and Crafts (3) , must complete at least two workshops (6 Credits), MENG 6740 - Creative Nonfiction Writing (3) *, MENG 6750 - Fiction Writing (3) *, MENG 6760 - Poetry Writing (3) *.  *Repeated with different titles.
    May be repeated three times for a maximum of six credit hours.
  
  • MENG 6960 - Thesis

    Credits: (1-6)
    Description: Thesis credit may be taken in increments of 1-3 hours in any term. The thesis is a capstone writing course for the Master’s Degree Program.
    May be repeated 5 times with a maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
  • MENG 6990 - Extension of Thesis/Project

    Credits: (1)
    Description: This course allows students to continue to work on their thesis/project. The course is graded credit/no credit.
    May be repeated up to two times for a maximum of two credit hours.
  
  • MET 1000 - Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Technology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Introductory course for students majoring in mechanical engineering technology. The role of mechanical engineering technology and its place in the occupational spectrum. The experimental and analytical tools used in mechanical engineering technology and fundamentals of mechanical design and problem solving. College algebra and trigonometry strongly recommended.
    Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1010  or Math ACT score of 23 or higher or placement test.
  
  • MET 1500 - Mechanical Design for Engineering Technology

    Credits: (3)
    Description: This course will focus on understanding the engineering design process within the MET discipline. Students will develop problem statements and use brainstorming techniques to generate design concepts. These design concepts are evaluated and implemented for possible solutions to bring a factious engineered product to market.
    Pre-requisite(s): (MATH 1060  or MATH 1080 ) and MET 1000 .
  
  • MET 1890 INT - Cooperative Work Experience

    Credits: (1-3)
    Description: Provides academic credit for on-the-job experience. Grade and amount of credit will be determined by the department. Prior consent of the department chair and the employer are required.
    Pre-requisite(s): PDD 1010 , MATH 1080  and Permission of Instructor.
  
  • MET 2500 - Modern Engineering Technologies

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: A survey of modern engineering technologies including, but not necessarily limited to, energy generation, nano systems, smart materials, robotics, lasers, transportation systems, and bioengineering.
    Pre-requisite(s): MET 1500 .
  
  • MET 2890 INT - Cooperative Work Experience

    Credits: (1-3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Provides academic credit for on-the-job experience. Grade and amount of credit will be determined by the department. Prior consent of the department chair and the employer are required. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times for a max of 3 credit hours total.
    Pre-requisite(s): Credit or concurrent enrollment in MFET 2300 .
  
  • MET 3050 - Dynamics for Engineering Technology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Fundamentals of force, mass and acceleration, work and energy, and impulse and momentum applied to particles and rigid bodies.
    Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1210  and PHYS 2210  and (MFET 2300  or MFET 2310 ).
  
  • MET 3150 - Engineering Technology Materials

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Material properties, processing and selection of materials for technological applications. Design parameters for material selection of metals and nonmetals. Mechanical behavior and service failures of metallic alloys and other engineering materials at high and low temperatures.  Lecture plus laboratory work in materials testing.
    Pre-requisite(s): CHEM 1110  and (MFET 2300  or MFET 2320 ) .
  
  • MET 3300 - Computer Programming Applications of Mechanical Engineering Technology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Applications of computer programming and computer software to problems in mechanical engineering technology. Lecture plus computer-based laboratory work.
    Pre-requisite(s): MFET 2300  or MFET 2310 .
  
  • MET 3400 - Machine Design for Engineering Technology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Application of engineering technology fundamentals to machine design. Techniques involved in designing and selecting individual machine parts.
    Pre-requisite(s): MFET 2300  or MFET 2320 .
  
  • MET 3500 - Mechanical Measurements and Instrumentation

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Principles of temperature, pressure, strain, flow, force, and vibration measurements. Techniques of computerized data acquisition and reduction. Students will learn how to specify instrumentation systems, take data and interpret the results. Lecture plus laboratory work in selected topics.
    Pre-requisite(s): EET 1850  and (MFET 2300  or MFET 2310 ).
  
  • MET 3700 - Testing and Failure Analysis

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Mechanical testing of materials, fatigue, fracture, wear, corrosion, embrittlement, failure mechanisms and analysis, case studies of failures. Lecture plus laboratory work.
    Pre-requisite(s): MET 3150  and (MFET 2300  or MFET 2320 ).
  
  • MET 3890 INT - Cooperative Work Experience

    Credits: (1-3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Provides academic credit for on-the-job experience. Grade and amount of credit will be determined by the department. Prior consent of the department chair and the employer are required. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times for a max of 3 credit hours total.
    Pre-requisite(s): Credit or concurrent enrollment in MET 3400 .
  
  • MET 4200 - Mechanical Design with FEA

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Application of engineering technology fundamentals in mechanical design using Finite Element Analysis. Lecture plus computer-based laboratory work.
    Pre-requisite(s): MET 3400  and (MFET 2300  or MFET 2320 ).
  
  • MET 4300 - Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Principles of heating, ventilating and air conditioning of buildings. Refrigeration systems, air and water distribution and solar energy. Indoor thermal environmental control.
    Pre-requisite(s): Permission of instructor.
  
  • MET 4500 - Senior Project I

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: A mechanical engineering technology project will be selected for team participation. Projects will require planning, analysis, design, development, production, testing, and documentation.
    Pre-requisite(s): MET 3400 ; AAS or AS Degree.
  
  • MET 4510 - Senior Project II

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: A mechanical engineering technology project will be selected for team participation. Projects will require planning, analysis, design, development, production, testing and documentation.
    Pre-requisite(s): MET 4500 .
    Note: MET 4500 and MET 4510 are a two-course sequence, with MET 4500 only taught in fall semester and MET 4510 only taught in spring semester. The courses must be taken back-to-back.
  
  • MET 4650 - Thermal Science

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Fundamental principles of thermal science for mechanical engineering technology. Basic thermal science theory with an emphasis on technological applications and systems. 
    Lecture plus laboratory work in selected thermal science topics.
    Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1210 , PHYS 2210  and CHEM 1110  or CHEM 1210 .
  
  • MET 4800 - Individual Research in Mechanical Engineering Technology

    Credits: (1-3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Special individual research and development projects in mechanical engineering technology. Credit and time determined by the student and the faculty project supervisor. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times for a max of 3 credit hours total.
    Pre-requisite(s): Permission of instructor.
  
  • MET 4830 - Directed Readings

    Credits: (1-3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Directed individual readings in mechanical engineering technology. Topic selected in consultation with instructor.
    Pre-requisite(s): Permission of instructor.
  
  • MET 4890 INT - Cooperative Work Experience

    Credits: (1-3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Provides academic credit for on-the-job experience. Grade and amount of credit will be determined by the department. Prior consent of the department chair and the employer are required. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times for a max of 3 credit hours total.
    Pre-requisite(s): MET 3400  and Permission of instructor.
  
  • MET 4920 - Short Courses, Workshops, Institutes, and Special Programs

    Credits: (1-6)
    Workshop
    Description: Consult the semester class schedule for the current offering under this number. The specific title with the credit authorized for the particular offering will appear on the student transcript.
    May be repeated for a total maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
  • MET 4990 - Seminar in Mechanical Engineering Technology

    Credits: (1)
    Description: Guest lectures from local industry, professionalism and engineering ethics, technology and society, and employment preparation.
    Pre-requisite(s): MET 4500 .
  
  • MFET 1000 - Manufacturing Engineering Technology Fundamentals

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $65.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Lab related consumables and maintenance of laboratory equipment.
    Description: This is an introductory course for students interested in majoring in Manufacturing Engineering Technology.  Students will be exposed to Manufacturing Engineering Technology through several hands-on laboratory experiences that introduce them to concepts needed for future classes.  Students will gain a clear understanding of degree requirements and possible career paths.
  
  • MFET 1150 - Pre-Professional Seminar in Manufacturing

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $0.00
    Description: An introductory course for students planning to major in Manufacturing Engineering Technology. An explanation of the Manufacturing Engineering Technology curriculum and its place in the occupational spectrum. Current job functions of manufacturing engineering technologists will be discussed by manufacturing engineers and technologists from industry.
  
  • MFET 1210 - Machining Principles Lecture/Lab I

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $45.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Consumables (aluminum, steel, tools), paper, lab support, computers, software licenses, lab equipment
    Description: Introduction to machining processes through theory and practice including: setup and operation of the engine lathe & milling machine, machine and tool performance, inspection techniques, basic blueprint reading, and process planning. Students will utilize lab time to complete assignments as required.
    One lecture per week and two 3-hour labs per week are required.
  
  • MFET 1810 - Experimental Course

    Credits: (1-6)
    Experimental
    Description: Consult the semester class schedule for the current offering under this number. The specific title and credit authorized will appear on the student transcript. 
    May be repeated for a total maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
  • MFET 1820 - Manufacturing Electricity and Electronics

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Introduction to basic electrical and electronic principles and the application of these principles to AC and DC circuits. The course will give students the foundation for required manufacturing courses in welding power supplies, motor controls and automation.  An integrated hands-on lab will reinforce concepts taught in the classroom
    Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1010  or QL.
  
  • MFET 1890 INT - Cooperative Work Experience

    Credits: (1-3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Open to all first year students in Manufacturing Engineering Technology. Department approval required before registration. Provides academic credit for on-the-job experience. Grade and amount of credit will be determined by the department.
  
  • MFET 2150 - Metal Forming, Casting and Welding

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $10.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Paper, lab support, computers, software licenses, lab equipment
    Description: Introduction to industrial metal forming, casting and welding processes, equipment selection, design criteria, shop procedures and terminology.
    Two one-hour lectures per week and one two-hour lab
    Co-Requisite(s): MFET 2150L . (MFET 2150L ) is required.
  
  • MFET 2150L - Metal Forming, Casting & Welding Lab

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $75.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Paper, lab support, shop supplies for casting/welding/sheet metal
    Description: Lab application of theories taught in MFET 2150  by use of student projects.
    Co-Requisite(s): MFET 2150 .
  
  • MFET 2151 - Metal Forming Lecture/Lab

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $25.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Paper, lab support, shop supplies for casting/welding/sheet metal
    Description: Introduction to industrial metal forming processes, equipment selection, design criteria, shop procedures and terminology.
    Pre-requisite(s): Instructor Approval.
  
  • MFET 2152 - Metal Casting Lecture/Lab

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $25.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Paper, lab support, shop supplies for casting/welding/sheet metal
    Description: Introduction to industrial metal casting processes, equipment selection, design criteria, shop procedures and terminology.
    Pre-requisite(s): Instructor Approval.
  
  • MFET 2153 - Metal Welding Lecture/Lab

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $25.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Paper, lab support, shop supplies for casting/welding/sheet metal
    Description: Introduction to industrial metal welding processes, equipment selection, design criteria, shop procedures and terminology.
    Pre-requisite(s): Instructor Approval.
  
  • MFET 2300 - Statics and Strength of Materials

    Credits: (5)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $35.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Class demonstration materials, paper, lab support, computers, software licenses, lab equipment
    Description: Principles of forces, moments, resultants & static equilibrium of force systems, center of gravity, friction, and free body diagram analysis. Also concept of stress and strain, shear, bending moments, torsion, bending stresses in beams and stress resolution and shear.
    Five lectures per week.
    Pre-requisite(s): PHYS 2010 /L or PHYS 2210 /L; MATH 1060  or MATH 1080  or MATH 1210 .
  
  • MFET 2310 - Statics for Engineering Technology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Topics include: Principles of forces, moments, resultants & static equilibrium of force systems, center of gravity, friction, and free body diagram analysis.
    Pre-requisite(s): PS PHYS 2010 /L or PS PHYS 2210 /L and MATH 1210  or MATH 1110 .
  
  • MFET 2320 - Mechanics of Materials

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Topics include: Principles of stress and strain, shear, bending moments, torsion, and bending stresses in beams.
    Pre-requisite(s): MFET 2310 .
 

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