Dec 03, 2022  
2022-23 Catalog 
    
2022-23 Catalog

Course Descriptions


 
  
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    CHNS 3116 - DLI Bridge Course I

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Taught in DLI High Schools for students who have passed the AP Exam with a 3 or higher. Although this is a three credit-hour class, it will meet over the course of a full academic year. Credit will count toward a major or minor in the language. 
    Pre-requisite(s): CHNS 2020  or AP exam with a score of 3 or better.
  
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    CHNS 3117 - DLI Bridge Course II

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Taught in DLI High Schools for students who have passed the AP Exam with a 3 or higher. Although this is a three credit-hour class, it will meet over the course of a full academic year. Credit will count toward a major or minor in the language. 
    Pre-requisite(s): CHNS 2020  or AP exam with a score of 3 or better.
  
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    CHNS 3118 - DLI Bridge Course III

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Taught in DLI High Schools for students who have passed the AP Exam with a 3 or higher. Although this is a three credit-hour class, it will meet over the course of a full academic year. Credit will count toward a major or minor in the language. 
    Pre-requisite(s): CHNS 2020  or AP exam with a score of 3 or better.
  
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    CHNS 3320 - Applied Language Studies

    Credits: (1-3)
    Variable Title
    Course Fee: $8.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Maintain technology in the FL lab, EH 408, and classroom technology.
    Description: (Minimal proficiency level varies with content).
    May be repeated up to 10 times under different titles.
  
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    CHNS 3550 - Cultural Heritage I

    Credits: (3)
    Variable Title
    Course Fee: $8.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Maintain technology in the FL lab, EH 408, and classroom technology.
    Description: (Intermediate Mid) In-depth studies in culture, history, geography, social customs, fine arts and civilization.
    May be repeated up to 7 times for credit and for other non-English speaking cultures.
  
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    CHNS 3631 - Literature: Prose

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $8.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Maintain technology in the FL lab, EH 408, and classroom technology.
    Description: (IM=Intermediate Mid). A survey of works in prose by one or various authors of a particular period or place, or spanning several literary movements and geographical regions.
    May be taken 3 times up to 9 credits under different titles.
  
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    CHNS 3632 - Literature: Drama

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $8.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Maintain technology in the FL lab, EH 408, and classroom technology.
    Description: (IM=Intermediate Mid). A survey of theater plays by one or various authors of a particular period or place, or spanning several literary movements and geographical regions.
    May be taken 3 times up to 9 credits under different titles.
  
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    CHNS 3680 - Literature: Film

    Credits: (3)
    Course Fee: $8.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Maintain technology in the FL lab, EH 408, and classroom technology.
    Description: (IM=Intermediate Mid). A survey of film by one or various filmmakers of a particular period or place, or spanning several literary movements and geographical regions.

     
    May be taken 3 times up to 9 credits under different titles.
    Note: Check with department for course availability.

  
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    CHNS 3710 - Business Language I

    Credits: (3)
    Course Fee: $8.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Maintain technology in the FL lab, EH 408, and classroom technology.
    Description: (IM=Intermediate Mid) Business Language and Practices. Required of all commercial majors.
    Note: Check with department for course availability.
  
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    CHNS 3850 - Study Abroad

    Credits: (1-6)
    Description: (IM=Intermediate Mid) Language and culture studies for students whose language proficiency is Intermediate Low to Intermediate High. All Intermediate and Advanced tasks will be performed in the target language. All Superior tasks may be performed in English. Prior travel experience does not apply.
    May be repeated up to 10 times for credit.
  
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    CHNS 4830 - Directed Readings

    Credits: (1-3)
    Description: (IH=Intermediate High) Independent readings under the direction of a faculty member. 
    May be repeated up to 10 times.
    Note: Check with Department for course availability.
  
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    CHNS 4920 - Short Courses, Workshops, Institutes, and Special Programs

    Credits: (1-6)
    Workshop
    Description: (minimal proficiency level; varies with content). Consult the 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.
    Note: Course not currently being offered.
  
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    CJ 1010 SS - Introduction to Criminal Justice

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Description: An introduction to the history, processes and functions of the American criminal justice system and its primary components, law enforcement, courts, and corrections.
  
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    CJ 1070 - Law Enforcement/Corrections Academy, Part I

    Credits: (9)
    Description: Experiential credit for students completing a State of Utah authorized SFO/BCO or SFO/LEO POST Academy. Credit is earned concurrently with CJ 1080 .  Register through the Department of Criminal Justice. Does not count for credit toward CJ major, CJ minor or BIS emphasis in CJ.
  
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    CJ 1080 - Law Enforcement/Corrections Academy, Part II

    Credits: (9)
    Description: Experiential credit for students completing a State of Utah authorized SFO/BCO or SFO/LEO POST Academy. Credit is earned concurrently with CJ 1070 .  Register through the Department of Criminal Justice. Does not count for credit toward CJ major, CJ minor or BIS emphasis in CJ.
  
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    CJ 1300 - Corrections: History, Theory and Practice

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Description: An introductory overview of the correctional system including: the historical development and societal context of corrections, contemporary correctional theory and law, jails and prisons, community corrections, treatment, juvenile corrections, and contemporary correctional issues.
  
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    CJ 1330 - Criminal Law and Courts

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Online
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Surveys American criminal law and the criminal court system. Elements of crime, defenses, historical foundation, limits, purposes and functions of criminal law. History, theory and practice of criminal courts.
  
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    CJ 1340 - Criminal Investigation

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Online
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Description: This is an introduction to Criminal Investigation including the necessary functions of interviewing witnesses and suspects, techniques in the collection and preservation of evidence, crime scene processing including some post-crime scene processing of evidence, follow-up investigation and recent techniques of enhancing the criminal investigation function.
  
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    CJ 1350 - Introduction to Forensic Science

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Description: An introduction to the various types of physical evidence commonly encountered at crime scenes (e.g., fingerprints, hairs, fibers, drugs, glass, etc.), including discussion of comparison and identification techniques (i.e., optical examination/comparison, instrumental analysis, and many chemical processes) used in the analysis of such physical evidence.
  
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    CJ 2300 - Policing: History, Theory and Practice

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Online
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Description: This course will provide an overview of the history of policing and the role of police in modern society.  Particular emphasis will be placed on problems and issues confronting police and solutions within an organizational framework.
  
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    CJ 2330 - Juvenile Justice

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Online
    Description: Origin, philosophy, and development of the juvenile justice system, particularly the juvenile court. Emphasis placed upon laws, detention, adjudication, probation, after-care, foster homes, and other alternative correctional practices.
  
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    CJ 2340 - Crime Scene Investigation

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course is designed to give students an understanding of the integration of the criminal investigative process with complex scientific application of modern technology in searching for and processing physical evidence in crime scenes. It will provide background into the theory behind Crime Scene Science and the ethical and legal challenges faced by Forensic Scientists and Crime Scene Investigators. Using modern instructional materials, students will learn of the complexity of processing and documentation of Crime Scenes with the ultimate goal of having a successful outcome in the court system.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 1350 .
  
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    CJ 2350 - Laws of Evidence

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Deals with the principles and rules of law emphasizing evidentiary problems related to criminal cases.
  
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    CJ 2360 - Juvenile Law and Procedure

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem Online
    Description: An investigation of the juvenile justice system emphasizing Utah law and procedure. Studies differences between juvenile and adult systems, delinquent acts, juvenile treatment as adults and role and function of probation, youth corrections, family services and the community.
  
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    CJ 2400 - Criminal Court Process

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem Online
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem Online
    Description: Introduction to American criminal case processing including instruction on how a case is processed, step-by-step, from beginning to end. The motivations, cultural norms and behaviors of attorneys, judges and jurors will also be studied.
  
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    CJ 2810 - 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.
  
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    CJ 2860 INT - Criminal Justice Field Experience

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Field experience in an internship with city, county, and state criminal justice agencies.
    May be repeated once for 6 credit hours.
    Note: This course is not currently offered (see CJ 4860).
  
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    CJ 2861 INT - Victim Advocacy Capstone

    Credits: (1-3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Description: Capstone experience for students in the Victim Advocacy Certificate of Proficiency comprised of a volunteer experience with a victim advocacy agency/department; or victim advocacy training experience. Must be enrolled in the VA Certificate to register. Variable credit course (1-3 credit hours). Credit hours determined by type and length of experience in consultation with instructor prior to beginning course.

     
    Pre-requisite(s): Completion of certificate required and elective courses; and instructor permission.
    Co-Requisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in no more than 9 hours of the remaining required and elective courses in the certificate; and instructor permission.
    May only be taken once for credit.

  
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    CJ 2862 INT - Juvenile Justice Capstone

    Credits: (1-3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Description: Capstone experience for students in the Juvenile Justice Certificate of Proficiency comprised of a volunteer experience with a city, county or state juvenile justice agency/department. Must be enrolled in the JJ Certificate to register. Variable credit course (1-3 credit hours). Credit hours determined by length of experience in consultation with instructor prior to beginning course. May only be taken once for credit.
    Pre-requisite(s): Completion of certificate required and elective courses.
    Co-Requisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in no more than 9 hours of the remaining required and elective courses in the certificate; and instructor permission.
  
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    CJ 2920 - 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 will appear in the semester schedule and on the student transcript.
    May be repeated for a total maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
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    CJ 3020 - Criminal Justice Management

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Current command level problems and trends in criminal justice organizations and management including work environment, motivation, leadership, morale, discipline, evaluation, planning, and functioning of line and staff.
  
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    CJ 3040 - Community Policing

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Problem solving and the development of community trust are integral to community policing. The philosophy, concepts and methods in support of identifying the issues in a community that relate to crime are outlined and studied. The goal of creating healthy neighborhoods and sustaining the quality of neighborhood life are explained in detail. Crime is pervasive in American society, but victims and criminals have identified characteristics. These characteristics impact certain neighborhoods more than others. These characteristics and issues surrounding them are explored and researched.
  
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    CJ 3060 - Corrections in the Community

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: An overview of community based correctional programs focusing upon the historical origin, development, and current practices in probation, parole, the halfway house, work and educational release, as well as furlough programs.
  
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    CJ 3120 - Professional Practice for the Forensic Expert

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: An in-depth analysis of critical issues for forensic experts in all fields.  Topics such as evidence preservation, report writing, expert testimony and ethics are investigated.  The course will focus on theory and practice through lecture, writing and practical exercises. 
    Two-hour lecture, three-hour lab.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 1350  or instructor approval.
  
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    CJ 3130 - Investigation of Computer Crime

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Deals with the threats, vulnerabilities, and risks of unauthorized system access. Understanding the modus operandi of criminal acts associated with computer crime and how to investigate them. Cryptography and network security will be closely examined.
    Note: This course is not currently offered.
  
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    CJ 3270 - Theories of Crime and Delinquency

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem Online
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem Online
    Description: Study of the nature, extent, causes, and treatment of crime.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 1010 .
  
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    CJ 3300 - Victimology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem Online
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem Online
    Description: This course is designed to review key research areas in the field of victimology.  Particular emphasis will be placed on theory, measurement, and empirical results related to different types, consequences, and prevention of victimization.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 1010 .
  
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    CJ 3340 - Crime Scene Photography

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $40.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Course fees are used to assist with the purchase of lab supplies and equipment needed to facilitate instruction of forensic science techniques
    Description: Theory and practice behind photographic documentation of crime scenes.  Practice of proper documentation methodology, injury photography, evidence photography, special lighting considerations, etc.
    This hybrid course is a combination of lecture, laboratory, community workshops, and individual exercises.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 2340  and ART 2450  and instructor approval.
    Pre-requisite/Co-requisite: CJ 4115  or CJ 4125 .
  
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    CJ 3344 - Advanced Forensic Photography

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem Online
    Course Fee: $40.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Course fees are used to assist with the purchase of lab supplies and equipment needed to facilitate instruction of forensic science techniques
    Description: This course addresses photography and imaging issues relevant to the forensic science laboratory including examination quality physical evidence imaging, alternative lighting and exposure techniques, digital camera calibration and maintenance, and courtroom presentation of image evidence.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 3340 .
  
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    CJ 3350 - The American Jail

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Course critically examines the American jail with particular emphasis on history, management, operations and contemporary issues.
  
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    CJ 3360 - Prisons - Contemporary Issues and Dilemmas

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: A course which focuses upon the contemporary adult prison with a particular emphasis upon current problems, issues and dilemmas. Diversity issues such as integration of the prison work force by women and minorities as well as the problems of elderly, women, and minority inmates will be examined.
  
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    CJ 3400 - Drugs and Crime

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The historic, economic, social and political roles of legal and illegal drugs; their contribution to crime of many kinds, accidents, and impacts on the criminal justice system; production and distribution systems; efforts to combat; decriminalization, prevention and treatment.
  
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    CJ 3600 - Criminal Justice Statistics

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem Online
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem Online
    Description: An introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics and data analysis for use in criminal justice and the social sciences.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 1010  and (MATH 1030  or MATH 1040  or MATH 1050  or MATH 1080  or QL completion)
  
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    CJ 3610 - Research Methods in Criminal Justice

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Addresses the social scientific methodology utilized in criminal justice and criminological research.  The essentials of the scientific method will be studied such as research design, probability sampling, qualitative methods and the classic experimental design.  The course will familiarize the student with the methods and problems of social science research as applied to the information needs of criminologists, criminal justice agencies, and criminal justice policy-makers.  Students will acquire a better sense of criminology or criminal justice research and of exactly what it is that academic researchers do.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 1010 , or instructor approval.
  
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    CJ 3700 - Women & Criminal Justice

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Course explores women within the American criminal justice system, focusing on females as the victim and perpetrator of crime as well as the various positions that they hold within the criminal justice profession (i.e. law enforcement, courts, corrections). Additional attention will be paid to the social construction of gender and how it can shape the creation and application of social control within society.
  
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    CJ 3800 - White Collar Crime

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This is an advanced undergraduate course designed to provide an overview of white collar crime. The course emphasizes defining white collar crime, describing the nature of white collar crime, and applying criminological theories to explaining the perpetration of white collar crime.
  
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    CJ 3900 - Intelligence and National Security

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Exploration of the role and structure of intelligence collection and analysis in criminal justice and national security. Course focuses on skill building in the areas of critical thinking, organization and presentation of data, and problem analysis in the scope of intelligence and security driven problems.
  
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    CJ 4000 - Critical Legal Studies

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Critical Legal Studies comprehends the development and application of the criminal law and criminal justice institutions in the United States from a critical perspective. The course begins with a short review of slavery and race, civil rights and civil liberties, and the transformation of legal thought in America. Readings provide a perspective for how the criminal law and justice system are used to bolster the lives of the affluent classes while remaining oblivious or acting as a detriment to the lives of disadvantaged, under-represented and marginalized members of society. The course concludes with readings that provide an understanding for the meaning of justice, the role of the law in fostering a more just society, and the legal tools available to the advocate of social change to propose changes through legal reform.
    Note: This course is not currently offered.
  
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    CJ 4065 - Law and Society

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course explores how law operates in society and how society influences the nature of the law.  Topics may include the role of race in law, legal consciousness, efficacy of legal action, and the nature of the legal profession.  Students may take either POLS 4065 or CJ 4065, but may not take both courses.
  
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    CJ 4110 - Physical Methods in Forensic Science

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $55.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Course fees are used to assist with the purchase of lab supplies and equipment needed to facilitate instruction of forensic science techniques
    Description: Physical methods for evidence analysis including microscopy, pattern based physical evidence (firearms, footwear, etc.) pattern recovery and analysis and statistical foundations for pattern comparison.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 2340 , CJ 3120  and either CHEM 1120  or CHEM 1220 ; or instructor approval.
  
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    CJ 4115 - Friction Ridge Analysis

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $120.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Course fees are used to assist with the purchase of lab supplies and equipment needed to facilitate instruction of forensic science techniques
    Description: Legal and scientific methodology behind identification, analysis and comparison of finger and palm prints including computer database methodology. 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 2340 , CJ 3120  and either CHEM 1120  or CHEM 1220 ; or instructor approval.
  
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    CJ 4116 - Friction Ridge Development

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $55.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Course fees are used to assist with the purchase of lab supplies and equipment needed to facilitate instruction of forensic science techniques
    Description: Basic and applied scientific theory and practice behind the detection, development, recovery and preservation of latent finger and palm prints.  3 hours lecture, 3 hour lab.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 4115 .
  
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    CJ 4125 - Research Methods in Forensic Science

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $50.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Course fees are used to assist with the purchase of lab supplies and equipment needed to facilitate instruction of forensic science techniques
    Description: Selected topics in forensic instrumentation, trace evidence, pattern evidence, biological and chemical analysis, research methods and data analysis. 3 hours lecture, 3 hour lab.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 4110 , or instructor approval.
  
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    CJ 4165 - Constitutional Rights

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course critically examines Amendments to the United States Constitution related to criminal justice issues including the 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, and 14th amendments.  It examines citizen’s rights and criminal justice agent’s responsibility and liability in connection with those rights.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 1010  and CJ 1330 .
  
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    CJ 4167 - State Criminal Justice Rights

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course examines state supreme court decisions interpreting state constitutional provisions similar to the provisions in the U.S. Bill of Rights protecting criminal defendants.  Emphasis is placed on discussing state constitutional decisions with broader constitutional interpretations than recognized by the U.S. Supreme Court.  This course will focus upon state constitutional provisions analogous to the rights in the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Eighth Amendments, and the state supreme court decisions interpreting those state constitutional provisions.
    Pre-requisite/Co-requisite: CJ 4165 .
  
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    CJ 4200 - Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Critically examines selected criminal justice ethical issues such as capital punishment, official corruption, use of deadly force, discretion and deception by the police.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 1010 .
  
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    CJ 4300 - History of Law Enforcement

    Credits: (3)
    Description: An introduction to the history of America’s law enforcement organizations, stressing the development, community issues, and organizational designs. The early leaders in policing and the early crime problems in America will be discussed and studied. From slave patrols prior to the Civil War to the U.S. Marshals of the old west, police development issues will be presented.
    Note: This course is not currently offered.
  
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    CJ 4400 - Sex Crimes

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course examines sex crimes in the United States through the lens of the criminal justice system. Topics may include stereotypes and realities related to perpetrators and victims of sexual violence, how various actors in the criminal justice system respond to allegations of sexual abuse, and potential solutions to the problem of sexual violence in the United States.
  
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    CJ 4700 - International Criminal Justice

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Compares United States criminal justice system with other international systems from throughout the world, and reviews the nature and extent of international crime.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 1010 .
  
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    CJ 4710 - Race, Crime, and Justice

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the contemporary response to race and crime. It will focus on policies, procedures, practices, and agents that make up the criminal justice system in the U.S. and how all of these factors affect race, ethnicity, and justice. Additionally, this course will explore the complex relationship that exists between the criminal justice system and the social construction of race.  We will be exploring the origins, nature, structure, and functions of social capital and justice from a number of different perspectives. 
  
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    CJ 4810 - Experimental Course

    Credits: (1-6)
    Experimental
    Course Fee: $55.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Course fees are used to assist with the purchase of lab supplies and equipment needed to facilitate instruction of forensic science techniques.
    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.
  
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    CJ 4830 - Directed Readings and Special Projects

    Credits: (1-3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Assigned reading or project with evaluation by faculty member. Requires approval of the Department Chair.
    May be repeated for up to 6 credit hours cumulative course work.
    Note: May not be used as an elective to complete CJ minor or A.S.
  
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    CJ 4860 INT - Criminal Justice Internship

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Volunteer experience with city, county, and state criminal justice agencies.
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 1010  and two of CJ 1300, CJ 1330, or CJ 2300; or instructor approval.
    Students may take this course for a combined total of six (6) credit hours.
  
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    CJ 4861 INT - CSI Internship

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Volunteer experience with city, county, or state crime scene investigation units or related forensic science organizations. Students must complete a minimum level of course work, be selected by an agency, pass a background check, and have permission from the department to register for this course. 
    Pre-requisite(s): CJ 4110  or CJ 4115 ; and permission from the instructor.
  
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    CJ 4900 - Current Issues in Criminal Justice

    Credits: (3)
    Variable Title
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: In-depth study of current theoretical issues in criminal justice. Specific offering will be identified by name and will be listed on student’s transcript with authorized credit.
    May be repeated two additional times, for a total of three such classes with different titles.
  
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    CJ 4920 - Short Courses, Workshops, Institutes, and Special Programs

    Credits: (1-6)
    Workshop
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Consult the semester class schedule for the current offering under this number. The specific title with the credit authorized will appear in the semester schedule and on the student transcript.
    May be repeated for a total maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
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    CJ 4950 - Field Trips/Travel Study

    Credits: (1-6)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Designed to provide students with access to both national and international law enforcement agencies, prisons, detention centers, courts and institutions dealing with criminals and delinquents - male and female. Field trips include 2-3 weeks of intense instruction and then 3-5 days of on-site visits, interviews, and lectures by practitioners in the field.
    Course may be repeated for a total of six (6) hours of criminal justice credit. Additional hours will be counted toward 120 elective hours of study.
    Note: May not be used as an elective to complete CJ minor or A.S.
  
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    CJ 4995 - Criminal Justice Senior Assessment

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem - Online
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem - Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem - Online
    Description: Program assessment for graduating seniors combined with an exploration of selected issues and dilemmas surrounding the criminal justice field. Credit/No credit.
    Pre-requisite/Co-requisite: Criminal Justice major core course requirements completed (CJ 1010 1300 1330 , 2300 , 3270 , 3300 , 3610 , 4165 , and 4200 ) and senior standing; or department chair approval.
  
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    CMT 1100 - Construction Management Orientation

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course introduces students to careers in the construction industry and is designed to help students develop a clear focus on their educational and occupational goals.
  
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    CMT 1150 - Construction Graphics

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course covers graphical communications as they relate to the architectural, engineering, and construction industry. Includes print reading, interpretation of graphical symbols and line types, and understanding of construction terminology.
  
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    CMT 1210 - Residential Construction Materials and Methods

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course provides students with knowledge of residential building techniques and materials. The course will examine common construction materials, components, and systems as related to wood frame structures, including sustainable materials. The residential construction process will be analyzed from site planning to finish construction.
  
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    CMT 1220 - Construction Contracts

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course covers the interpretation of contract documents used in the various construction delivery methods. Includes contracts, bidding documents, bonding and insurance, conditions of the contract, general requirements, and technical specifications.
  
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    CMT 1310 - Materials & Methods

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course covers the materials and construction methods used in buildings. Emphasis is placed on sustainable construction practices.
  
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    CMT 1330 - Civil Materials

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $20.00
    Description: This course covers the properties of concrete, asphalt, and soils. Emphasis is placed on quality control and testing of materials.
  
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    CMT 1500 - Computer Applications in Construction

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $25.00
    Description: Computer applications used in the construction field will be examined. Various software packages will be introduced and studied specifically to their application in the construction industry.
    Pre-requisite(s): WEB 1700 .
  
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    CMT 1550 - Construction Safety

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $30.00
    Description: This course covers the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and jobsite safety procedures and practices. Emphasis will be placed on ethics as it relates to safety.
  
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    CMT 2210 - Construction Jobsite Management

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course covers the skills necessary to manage construction projects successfully. Emphasis is placed on construction communications and documentation.
    Pre-requisite(s): CMT 1100  and CMT 1220 .
  
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    CMT 2260 - MEP

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course is designed to provide a basic knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems used in commercial buildings. Emphasis is placed on sustainable MEP systems and analyzing life-cycle costs.
    Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1010  or QL.
  
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    CMT 2340 - Civil Design and Layout

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $25.00
    Description: This course is designed to provide a basic knowledge of road, utility, and site design. Emphasis is placed on determining grades and surveying operations necessary for layout of civil designs, including establishing locations and elevations.
    Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1010  or QL.
  
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    CMT 2360 - Commercial Design and Codes

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $85.00
    Description: This course is designed to provide a basic knowledge of processes used to design commercial buildings. Includes the use of building information modeling (BIM) in the design process for preparing drawings and coordinating the design of the different building trades. Emphasis is placed on how zoning regulation, building codes, and sustainability are integrated into the design.
    Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1010  or QL, CMT 1150 , and CMT 1310 .
  
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    CMT 2410 SUS - LEED-GA Preparation

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course will help prepare students to take the LEED-GA exam.
  
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    CMT 2640 - Quantity Survey

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course covers the processes and methods used to develop a quantity takeoff (list of required materials) for commercial construction projects. Emphasis is placed on using spreadsheets to prepare the quantity takeoff.
    Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1010  or QL, CMT 1150 , and CMT 1310 .
  
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    CMT 2880 - Internship

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Supervised work experience in the construction industry with placement and course objectives approved by the faculty supervisor. Ethics as it relates to construction management will be discussed.
  
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    CMT 2899 - AAS Graduation Assessment and Signoff

    Credits: (0)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course includes final assessment (e.g., exit interviews) and signoff needed for graduation with an AAS degree from the program. Contact your advisor during your last semester before graduation to complete this requirement.  Credit/no credit.
  
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    CMT 2990 - Construction Management Seminar

    Credits: (0.5)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Description: This course is designed to give students the opportunity to interact with professionals from the architecture, engineering, and construction industries and to learn of emerging trends within these industries.
    Students may repeat this course three times and up to 2 credits.
  
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    CMT 3115 - Construction Cost Estimating

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $25.00
    Description: This course covers the processes and methods for preparing estimates and bids for construction projects. Emphasis is placed on the use of computers in preparing estimates. Ethics as it relates to bidding will be discussed.
    Pre-requisite(s): CMT 2640 .
  
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    CMT 3130 - Construction Planning & Scheduling

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $25.00
    Description: This course covers the processes and methods of planning and scheduling of construction projects. Emphasis is placed on the use of computers in the planning and scheduling process.
    Pre-requisite(s): CMT 2640 .
  
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    CMT 3310 - Leadership in the Construction Industry

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course explores leadership as applied to the construction industry. Emphasis is placed on the importance of professional relationships.
    Pre-requisite(s): CMT 2210 .
  
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    CMT 3370 - Preconstruction Services

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $25.00
    Description: This course covers services provided by contractors during the design of projects constructed using alternative delivery methods (e.g., design-build, CM/CG). Emphasis is placed on reducing construction risks during the design process.
    Pre-requisite(s): CMT 2260 , CMT 2340 , CMT 2360 , and CMT 3115 .
  
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    CMT 3510 - Energy Management in Bldg. M&E Systems

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course covers mechanical and electrical system design, operation and maintenance principles.  Includes review of types of systems and equipment, and applications for each.  Covers estimating, monitoring and managing the use of energy.
  
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    CMT 3540 - Facilities Management Administration

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem odd years
    Description: Practical applications of the administrative principles and skills required of a successful facility manager focusing on administration, management, and leadership of the facility function, finance and accounting, repair, alterations and maintenance, planning, programming, budgeting and execution.
  
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    CMT 3630 - Environmental Issues in FM

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Practical application of environmental practices and procedures pertinent to preservation, protection, compliance and conservation issues related to facilities management with emphasis on the regulatory and permitting process, environmental planning, auditing and assessment, recycling, indoor air quality (IAQ) and ozone level depleting substances (OLDS), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) programs and permitting procedures, Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) programs, and sustainable practices.
  
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    CMT 3660 - Energy Management

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem even years
    Description: The course addresses the methodologies of estimating annual energy consumption, undertaking energy audits, and monitoring and targeting energy consumption of fossil fuels. The material covered is for building services engineering, building engineering, and environmental engineering in facilities management.
    Pre-requisite(s): CMT 3510 .
  
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    CMT 3680 - Facility Management Administration and Operations

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course covers operational principles and leadership skills required of a successful senior-level facility management professional.
  
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    CMT 4120 - Construction Accounting and Finance

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course covers the fundamental principles of construction finance, accounting, and cost control.
    Pre-requisite(s): ACTG 2010 .
  
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    CMT 4150 - Construction Equipment and Methods

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course covers the use of equipment used on heavy/civil construction projects. Emphasis is placed on equipment selection, production rates, and unit cost.
    Pre-requisite(s): CMT 3115 .
  
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    CMT 4210 - Facility Planning and Layout

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem even years
    Description: Practical aspects of facilities planning as a function of location and design with specific application to the following facilities: manufacturing and production, warehousing, and other commercial uses.
  
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    CMT 4270 - Computer Aided FM

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course covers current computer-based technologies available to the facility manager.
  
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    CMT 4310 - Long-term Planning in Facility Management

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course covers financial and physical planning activities required to meet future needs of the successful Facility Management Organization.
  
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    CMT 4330 - Applied Structures

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course covers the processes and methods used to analyze the behavior of engineered structures. Includes the application of the properties of materials and mechanics as they relate to the structural behavior of load resisting components.
    Pre-requisite(s):  PHYS 2010 .
 

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