Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Designing

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Foundations   (CET-323)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Design of concrete and reinforced concrete footing and foundations and retaining walls. Bearing, friction, and combined pile, pile caps, and sheet piling.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Describe principles of designing concrete and reinforced concrete footings and foundations
  • Describe principles of designing concrete and reinforced concrete retaining walls
  • Explain the concepts of bearing and friction in foundation design
  • Apply bearing and friction calculations in foundation design
  • State the effects of combined pile, pile caps and sheet piling in foundation design
  • Discuss the problems and solutions associated to combined pile, pile caps and sheet piling in foundation design

 
Solid State Circuit Design   (ELT-301)   3.00 s.h.  
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Advanced uses of operational amplifiers with particular emphasis on the design of linear and switchmode power supplies. Discussion of rule-of-thumb and design tradeoffs from a practical standpoint. Lab experience in designing, breadboarding and testing practical circuits. 
Product Design   (MET-341)   3.00 s.h.  
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Designing the competitive product. Starting with a concept, successive improved solutions are sketched until one or more satisfactory designs are obtained. Styling, function, manufacturing methods and cost are considered in arriving at the final solutions. Designs presentations are critiqued by the class. "Think Tank" methods are tried and, the process of patenting inventions is studied. 
World Wide Web Techniques   (CAP-280)   3.00 s.h.  
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An examination of the TCP/IP protocol and Internet architecture will provide a technical basis for understanding the Internet and Web. The course will cover in detail the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), the language used for creating Web pages. Specific areas include tables, forms, frames, image maps, and animations. Students design and implement a set of Web pages for personal or business use. Also covers the JavaScript language and provides techniques for designing effective Web sites. 
Design for Dance Lighting   (DAN-451)   3.00 s.h.  
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Techniques of designing lighting for dance. Practical applications include designing and executing lighting for dance for concerts in various settings. 
Grant Writing   (ENG-307)   3.00 s.h.  
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Instruction in designing, writing, and documenting information for grants. 
Writing for Publication   (ENG-328)   3.00 s.h.  
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Instruction in designing, writing, and documenting information for publication. 
Proposal Writing   (ENG-329)   3.00 s.h.  
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Instruction in designing, writing, and documenting information for proposals. 
Planning and Growing New Ventures   (MAN-434)   3.00 s.h.  
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Focuses on how entrepreneurs turn small businesses into larger businesses. Includes planning, forecasting sales, increasing production, designing new products or services, designing distribution and managing a sales force, managing personnel, using strategic linkages with other companies to increase market presence, and working with a growing customer base. Discusses how to manage a small firm in hard financial times. Offers students an opportunity to develop comprehensive business plans for new or existing businesses as term projects. 
Single-Camera Production   (RTV-357)   3.00 s.h.  
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Orientation and practice in producing, writing, designing, and directing sight and sound projects using the single camera shooting and editing style. 
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