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CHEM
CHE 101 Elementary Chemistry (3-0-3)
A brief presentation of introductory chemical concepts including atomic structure, the chemical equation, the behavior of gases, the chemistry of solution, and acid-base chemistry. For students with good knowledge of algebra.
Pre- or corequisite: MATH 100  
Corequisite: CHEM 104 (lab)
CHEM 104 Elementary Chemistry (0-3-1)
Lab accompanying class content in CHE 101.
Corequisite: CHEM 101  
ENGR'G
ENGR 212 Dynamics (3-0-3)
Kinematics of particles and rigid bodies. Kinetics of particles and rigid bodies in plane motion, including Newton's second law, work and energy, and impulse and momentum.
Prerequisites: ENGR 211, MATH 252
ENGR236 Fundamentals of Electric Circuits (3-0-3)
Resistive circuits, operational amplifiers, capacitors, inductors, transient analysis, sine waves, AC circuit analysis, resonance, transformers. 
Prerequisites:  MATH 251, PHY 202  
ENGR 266 Computer Programming for Engineerings (2-3-3)
Programming and problem solving using current computer software.  General programming techniques using conditional statements, looping, subroutines, and data input/output will be stressed.  Consideration of features specific to software being used will also be presented.
Prerequisite:  MATH 111
ENGR 355 Thermodynamics (3-0-3)
An introductory course in thermodynamics, the science of heat energy conversion. Develops understanding of energy, heat, work, efficiency, and ideal thermodynamic cycles. Teaches first and second law of thermodynamics and perfect gas law.
Prerequisites:  MATH252, PHYS 202 
ENGR 485 Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (1-0-1)
Students are required to take the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam offered by the Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying, or other state board with prior approval of program director.
Prerequisite:  Graduating Senior
ENGR TECH
ENGT 407 (A) Applied Composites I 4-0-4)
First in a series of two courses on topics in applied methods for advanced composite materials.  Students are encouraged to use the Boeing Library, PSDS, Internet and required texts below as resources for additional investigation and learning.
Prerequisites:  MATH 111 suggested
ENGT 407 (B) Applied Composites II
Familiarization with composite materials and their applications with emphasis on mechanical behavior of laminates, requirements, design process, certification process, testing, and repairs.  Students will gain the practical ability to use material allowables to analyze and design structure including basic tension/ compression of notched & unnotched axial and bending members; laminate and sandwich structure; basic beam and plate stability; bolted and bonded joints; and skin/stringer panels
Prerequisites:  ENGT 407A suggested
ENGT 407 (C) Composite Materials and Processes I 4-0-4)
The first in a series of two courses on materials and manufacturing processes for advanced composite materials. Students are encouraged to use the Boeing Library, PSDS, Internet and required texts as resources for investigation and learning during the quarter.
Prerequisites:  MATH 111 suggested
ENGT 407 (D) Composite Materials and Processes II (4-0-4)
Composite Materials & Processes I covered the basics of polymer chemistry, physics and Material forms.  In section II of this series, the emphasis will be placed on Composite Manufacturing Processes, assembly techniques and quality assurance issues.
Prerequisites:  ENGT 407C suggested
ENGT 415 Occupational Safety (2-3-3)
Topics include current occupational safety and health issues. Practical application of regulations in the industrial setting. Compliance to Industrial Hygiene and General Safety Standards. Common safety violations and implementation of safety programs.
Prerequisites: Junior standing in MFG. [See program office]
ENG
ENG 104 Introduction to Literature (3-0-3)
Literature and the nature of literary experience through reading of prose and poetry drawn from American and other literatures. Works representing principal literary types are read in their entirety when possible, with emphasis on such elements as structure, style, characterization, imagery, and symbolism.
ENG 212 Twentieth Century Drama (3-0-3)
Critical examination of world drama from the beginning of the Twentieth Century to the present.
ENG 307 Contemporary Fiction (3-0-3)
In-depth study of contemporary fiction, finding meaning in literature responsive to the human condition and relevant to the reader.
ENG 367 Search for Meaning in Contemporary Literature (3-0-3)
In-depth study of contemporary literature, finding meaning in literature responsive to the human condition and relevant to the reader.
Prerequisites:  6 credits of English and/or Humanities (See program office)
HUM'S
HUM 407 Critical Thinking (3-0-3)
This course focuses on the psychological barriers to clear thinking, the role of language in clear thinking, the function of creative and organized thinking, the application of deductive logic (including testing of arguments), the application of inductive logic (including potential fallacies), and application of logical thinking to scientific applications, to persuasive communication and to problem-solving.
MGT
MGT 312 Operations Scheduling and Control I (3-0-3)
Materials management, materials requirements planning, forecasting, inventory management, quality control, and critical path management.
Prerequisites: IMGT 311, MIS 375 (See program office)
MGT345 Engineering Economy (3-0-3)
Capital expenditure, economic life and replacement analysis based on net present value, periodic costs, internal and incremental rates of return. Coverage of compound interest, value flows, economic equivalences, depreciation, taxes and inflation.
Prerequisites: MATH 111 
MGT445 Project Management (3-0-3)
Advanced application of the Critical Path Method to organization and control of project implementation. Applications software will be used to create and evaluate project networks and to develop management reports.
Prerequisites: CST211, IMGT 457 OR MIS 312 (See program office)
MGT455 Cost Engineering and Estimating (3-0-3)
Evaluation of the factors of labor, material, and overhead in product costing and pricing. Implications of incremental volume in the cost estimating process. The role of process selection and improvement as a competitive tool.
Prerequisite: IMGT 345
MFG'G
MFG 103 Introductory Welding Processes  (2-3-3)
Applications of welding in modern industry. Topics include: Oxyacetylene welding and cutting, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, gas metal arc welding, and robotic welding.
MFG 112 Introduction to Manufacturing Processes (3-0-3)
A survey of common manufacturing processes, including a history of manufacturing technology. Manufacturing economic considerations. Influence of product design on process selection. Manufacturing taxonomy, surface finish, tolerances, and functional specifications.
MFG 120 Manufacturing Processes I (2-6-4)
An introductory course in metal removal processes emphasizing drilling, milling, and lathe processes. Includes tool bit grinding. Emphasis on production speed and feeds.
Prerequisites:   MATH 100, MFG 101 or MET 100 (See program office)
MFG 220 Manufacturing Processes II (2-3-3)
Advanced concepts in material removal. Turning, milling, shaping, and drilling. Cutting tools and cutting requirements.
Prerequisites:  MET 160, MET 241 MFG 120 (See program office)
MFG 313 Manufacturing Analysis and Planning (3-0-3)
Analysis and planning of manufacturing methods, procedures and equipment. Includes designing for manufacturing efficiency, tolerance analysis, equipment and resource allocation and scheduling.
Prerequisites: ACC 333 or IMGT 310 or MFG120
MFG 314 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (2-0-2)
The study and application of ANSI and ISO geometric dimensioning and tolerancing principles and practices relative to product design and manufacturing operations.
Prerequisites: MATH 112, MET 241
MFG 317 Machine Element Design (3-0-3)
This class is now replaced with MET 315 Machine Design I
MFG 331 Controls and Instrumentation (2-3-3)
Fundamentals of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical controls and instrumentation. A survey of electronic actuator, sensors, and feedback devices used in manufacturing machines and processes including temperature, pressure, and proximity sensors. Introduction to programmable logic control.
Prerequisites:  MET 326
MFG 333 Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement (3-0-3)
Strategies for continuous manufacturing process improvement. Graphical and numerical methods for data analysis. Methods for manufacturing process control and acceptance criteria.
Prerequisite: MATH 361
MFG 341 Numerical Control Programming (2-3-3)
Introduction to manual numerical control programming. Includes interpreting part drawings, process planning, machining setup and sequence. Program debugging and introduction to tool path simulation and computer-aided programming tools.
Prerequisites: MATH 112, MFG 120, MET 241
MFG 342 Computer Aided Machining (2-3-3)
Development of CNC machine tool manufacturing programs using computer-aided process planning and advanced CAD/CAM software. Emphasis on analysis and planning required for successful CNC production, development of CAD drawings and solid models for CAM program development, toolpath simulation, and manufacturing engineering issues.
Prerequisites: MFG 341, MET 375
MFG 343 Manufacturing Tool Design (3-0-3)
Fundamentals of jig and fixture design. Locating and clamping methods for manufacturing production. Design of sheet-metal stamping, piercing, and forming tools. Study of the effect of manufacturing machines and production methods on tooling design.
Prerequisite:  MET 241, MET 315, MFG 314, or instructor consent.
MFG 344 Design for Manufacturing Tooling (2-3-3)
Using material from prior courses students work in individual and team design projects. Design and analyze a variety of manufacturing fixtures, jigs, molds, and stamping dies.
Prerequisite: MET 241, MFG 343
MFG 420 Manufacturing Processes III (3-0-3)
Introduction to less conventional and recently developed manufacturing processes and materials. Emphasis on understanding unique characteristics, advantages, limitations, and applications. Analysis required for selection of appropriate materials and processes. Examples of computer programs that aid the selection process.
Prerequisites: MATH 112; and MFG 220 or MFG 325: and PHY 201/PHY221
MFG 428 Manufacturing Engineering Certification (1-0-1)
Students are required to take the Certified Manufacturing Engineer Exam or Certified Manufacturing Technician Exam offered by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.
Prerequisite:  Graduating Senior
MFG 447 Lean Manufacturing (3-0-3)
Introduction of principles, techniques and skills of lean manufacturing.  Process optimization and quality improvement for manufacturing.  Plant layout, design and job scheduling. JIT skills, such as Kaizen, Kanban, value added analsyis and one piece flow to reduce inventory and waste. 
Prerequisites:  MFG 313 and MFG 333
MFG 453 Automation and Robotics in Manufacturing (2-3-3)
Study of the appropriate level of manufacturing automation based upon economics and productivity. Discussion of robotics and a study of automated manufacturing including automatic machine design and material handling.
Prerequisites: ACC 333 or IMGT 310 or MFG 341
MFG 454 Thermal System for Manufacturing (3-0-3)
Fundamentals of thermal energy analysis, including introduction to thermodynamics and heat transfer.  Emphasis is on solving manufacturing related problems in thermal process control and analysis.
Prerequisite:  MATH 252
MFG 461 Senior Project I (1-6-3)
The first term of the three-term comprehensive capstone manufacturing project. This term concentrates on the development and presentation of a formal project proposal, followed by early stages of project development.
Prerequisite: IMGT 345, SPE 321
Corequisite: WRI 321 (WRI 327 for OIT-Boeing)
MFG 462 Senior Project II (0-9-3)
The second term of a three-term project. Process refinement and production of the product agreed to during the proposal phase. Requires formal reporting and presentation.
Prerequisite: MFG 461
MFG 463 Senior Project III (0-9-3)
The final term of a three-term project. Process refinement and production of the product agreed to during the proposal phase. Requires formal reporting and presentation.
Prerequisite: MFG 462
MATH
MATH 100 Intermediate Algebra (Not a program requirement) (4-0-4)
Fundamentals of algebra, linear and quadratic equations, systems of equations, inequalities, functions and graphs, radicals and exponents, and stated problems. (May not be used for graduation credit.)
Prerequisite: MATH 70 with grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. (See program office)
MATH 111 College Algebra (4-0-4)
Study of functions including graphs, operations and inverses. Includes polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic functions and their applications, and systems of equations.
Prerequisites: MATH 100 with grade "C" or better, or equivalent.
MATH 112 Trigonometry (4-0-4)
The trigonometric functions and their applications. Topics include graphs, identities, trigonometric equations, vectors, and complex numbers.
Prerequisites: MATH 111 with grade "C" or better, or equivalent.
MATH 251 Differential Calculus (4-0-4)
Theory, computational techniques and applications of the derivative.
Prerequisite: MATH 112 with grade "C" or better, or equivalent.
MATH 252 Integral Calculus (4-0-4)
Computational techniques for and applications of the definite and indefinite integrals.
Prerequisite: MATH 251 with grade "C" or better.
MATH 254N Vector Calculus I (4-0-4) (MATH 261 currently being substituted for this class)
Vectors, vector functions, and curves in two and three dimensions. Surfaces, partial derivatives, gradients, and directional derivatives. Multiple integrals using rectangular and other coordinate systems. Physical and geometric applications.
Prerequisites:  MATH 252 with grade "C" or better.
MATH 261 Introcution to Linear Algebra (3-0-3)
Matrices and matrix operations, systems of linear equations, vectors in geometric setting, projections, dot products, cross products, inverse matrices, determinants, linear transformations, Eigenvalues, Eigenvectors.  Use of MATLAB or equivalent CAS and/or a graphing calculator required.
Prerequisite/Corequisite:  MATH 252 or Instructor consent.
MATH 361, MATH 362 Statistical Methods I & II (4-0-4)
Graphical representation of statistical data, measures of central tendency and variability, and elementary probability. Applications of binomial normal, "t," "E," and chi-square distributions; tests of hypothesis; regression and correlation analysis. Multiple regression, analysis of variance and design and analysis of experiments.
Prerequisite: For MATH 361 - MATH 111 or instructor's consent.
Prerequisite: For MATH 362 - MATH 361 with grade "C" or better
MECH
MET 111 Orientation I (1-3-2)
Introduction to modern tools of engineering. Creativity in the design of systems and components; on both design and presentation teams. Identification, analysis and solutions to engineering problems. Effective communication techniques. Technical sketching and isometric drawing skills.
MET 112 Orientation II (1-3-2)
Continuation of MET 111. This sequence will introduce the students to economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety realities of the campus and the engineering work place; as well as club, networking and internship opportunities.
Prerequisite: MET 111
MET 160 Materials (2-3-3)
Survey of materials used in industry and their physical and chemical principles as they relate to structure, properties, corrosion, and engineering applications. Major consideration given to metal alloys. Introduction to polymers, ceramics and composites included.
Prerequisites: CHE 101/CHE 104 or CHE 201/CHE 204
MET 218 Fluid Mechanics (3-3-4)
Covers fluid properties, laws of fluid statics, and fluid dynamics, measurement of flow, viscous flow, laminar, and turbulent flow, flow in ducts, forces due to fluid motion, and fluid machinery.
Prerequisites: MATH 112, PHY 201, or PHY 221.
MET 241 CAD for Mechanical Design I (1-3-2)
Computer aided drafting (CAD) for mechanical design. The focus of this course is the construction of 2-D drawings using current industry software. Topics include construction principles, imput schemes, command structures, and data management.
Prerequisites: MET 112    [offered concurrently with MET 242 at Oregon Tech Seattle]
MET 242 CAD for Mechanical Design II (1-3-2)
Computer aided drafting (CAD) for mechanical design. The focus of this course is the construction of drawing sets using current industry software. Topics include detail part drawings, assembly drawings, and an introduction to 3-D drafting.
Prerequisites: MET 112    [offered concurrently with MET 242 at Oregon Tech Seattle]
MET 313 Applied Thermodynamics (3-0-3)
Application of laws and principles of thermodynamics to real thermodynamic cycles. Teaches analysis of performance and design of internal and external combustion engines, steam generators, heat pumps, compressors, and refrigeration machinery.
Prerequisite: ENGR 355
MET 315 Machine Design I (3-0-3)
Knowledge and skills developed in preceding courses are extended and applied to design and selection of machine elements and machines. Attention is given to functional requirements, methods of manufacture, choice of materials, and economic factors.
Prerequisites:  ENGR 213, MET 160; PHY 201 or PHY 221
MET 316 Machine Design II (3-0-3)
A study of power transmission systems components, their selection, and application to power transmission systems. Special consideration is given to the dynamic characteristics of the systems.
Prerequisites: MET 315
MET 323 Heat Transfer (3-0-3)
An introduction to the three modes of heat transfer, conduction, convection, and radiation. Teaches the analytical and empirical techniques used for solving problems in heat transfer, including those for which computer application is most suited.
Prerequisites: ENGR 355, MET 218
MET 326 Electric Power Systems (2-3-3)
Study related to theory and application of industrial electric power systems. Topics covered include transformers, motors, generators, motor controls, and protective devices.
Prerequisites: ENGR 236, MET 363
MET 351 Finite Element Analysis (2-3-3)
This course is an introduction to the use of finite element analysis (FEA) in the solution of mechanical engineering problems. Existing FEA computer codes are used.
Prerequisite: MET 375
Pre- or Corequisite: MET 315
MET 360 Materials II (3-0-3)
This course extends the MET160 Materials I class using a more theoretical approach. Subjects include metals, polymers, ceramics, and composites.
Prerequisite: MET 160
MET 363 Instrumentation (2-3-3)
Study of measurement techniques and equipment used in mechanical engineering. Instrumentation for measurements in mechanics, thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and electrical systems considered. Methods of calibration, correction and data reduction presented.
Prerequisite: PHY 202 or PHY 222
Pre- or Corequisite: ENGR 236
MET 415 Design Project (2-3-3)
This course involves using material from prior coursework in individual student projects.
Prerequisites: MET 218, MET 315
Pre- or corequisite: MET 316
MET 426 Fluid Power Systems (2-3-3)
A mechanical approach to industrial hydraulic applications with emphasis on selection and function of hardware and interfacing of hydraulic systems with mechanical, fluidic and electrical/electronic controls.
Prerequisites: MET 218, MET 363
MET 437 Heat Transfer Laboratory (1-3-2)
A study of experimental heat transfer. Methods and instrumentation used for investigating heat transfer systems will be considered. Laboratory investigations include studies of heat exchangers, forced and free convection experiments, and determination of radiation and convection coefficients.
Prerequisites: MET 323, MET 363
MET 490 Senior Projects I (2-3-3)
The first of a three-term comprehensive group design project, focusing on the design proposal. This sequence apples material from prior coursework, along with concepts of project management, design optimization, and other material related to a group engineering project.
Prerequisite: Instructor consent.
MET 491 Senior Projects II (2-3-3)
The second of a three-term comprehensive group design project, focusing on project design.
Prerequisite: MET 490 previous quarter from same instructor, or advisor and instructor consent.
MET 492 Senior Projects III (1-6-3)
The third of a three-term group comprehensive design project, focusing on project construction and testing.
Prerequisite: MET 491 previous quarter from same instructor, or advisor and instructor consent.
PHYS
PHY 201 General Physics (3-3-4)
An introduction to physics with study of Newtonian mechanics, including kinematics, dynamics, work, energy, power, and hydraulics. All general physics students must register for a laboratory section.
Prerequisite: MATH 112 with grade "C" or better.
PHY 202 General Physics (3-3-4)
Temperature systems, heat, kinetic theory of gasses, introductory thermodynamics, and the fundamentals of electricity and magnetism. All general physics students must register for a laboratory section.
Prerequisite: PHY 201
PHY 203 General Physics (3-3-4)
Wave motion, sound, introduction to geometrical and physical optics, and topics from modern physics. All general physics students must register for a laboratory section.
Prerequisite: PHY 202
PSY
PSY 201 Psychology (3-0-3)
Introduction to the principles and applications of psychology. Topics include scientific methodology, learning, memory and cognitive processes.
PSY 202 Psychology (3-0-3)
Introduction to the principles and applications of psychology. Topics include the brain and behavior, consciousness, sensation and perception, and health psychology.
PSY 203 Psychology (3-0-3)
Introduction to the principles and applications of psychology. Topics include social psychology, personality, maladjustment and psychotherapy.
PSY 215 Abnormal Psychology I (3-0-3)
Overview of biological, psychological, and social causes of abnormal behavior.  Specific topics include models, classification and assessment of abnormal behavior, as well as anxiety, somatoform, dissociative, personality, impulse, alcohol and substance abuse disorders.
Prerequisite:  PSY 203 or instructor consent.
PSY 216 Abnormal Psychology II (3-0-3)
Overview of legal and ethical issues related to abnormal psychology.  Techniques of group and individual therapy.  Specific disorders include:  sexual and gender identity, mood, schizophrenia, cognitive, and childhood and adolescence.
Prerequisite:  PSY 215 or instructor consent.
PSY 330 Social Psychology I (3-0-3)
Surveys behavior and experience in a social context. Topics include the self in the social world, attribution, attitude formation and change, cultural impacts, evolutionary psychology, social influence and conformity. Application to other fields is emphasized, e.g., health care, management, etc.
Prerequisite: PSY 203)
PSY 371 Human Sexuality I (3-0-3)
Social, cultural, psychological and physiological influences on human sexuality are examined.  Topics include:  theory and research, gender, anatomy and functioning, and human relationship components, including love and communication.  
Prerequisite:  PSY 201, PSY 202, or PSY 203
PSY 372 Human Sexuality II (3-0-3)
Social, cultural, psychological and physiological influences on human sexuality are examined.  Topics include: sexual orientation, pregnancy, contraceptive practices, sexual dysfunctions, sexually transmitted infections, paraphilias, sexual assault, media images, the sale of sex.
Prerequisite:  PSY 371 or concurrent enrollment in PSY 371
SPEECH
SPE 111 Fundamentals of Speech (3-0-3)
Projects in public speaking with emphasis on content, organization, and speaker adjustments to various situations; dynamics of the speaker-listener interaction; and appropriate language usage. Exercises in listening, criticism, logic, support, and ethics.
SPE 321 Small Group and Team Communication (3-0-3)
Instruction and experience in decision making through group processes with objectives of developing competent team leaders and participants. Participation in and evaluation of a variety of group communication exercises.
Prerequisite: SPE 111
WRI
WRI 121 English Composition (3-0-3)
Focuses on narrative/descriptive and expository writing. Students write essays, edit their own and others' work, develop competence in drafting, composing, organizing, and revising a variety of types of essays.
Prerequisite: Writing ability as demonstrated by SAT/ACT score and/or writing sample (See program office)
WRI 122 English Composition (3-0-3)
Designed to develop skills in ethical argument, research, and critical thinking. Multi-page papers, including an argumentative research paper, required. Students draft, compose, organize, and revise with focus on audience, effective style, and overall rhetorical effect.
Prerequisite:  WRI  121 with grade "C" or better
WRI 227 Technical Writing (3-0-3)
Practice in techniques of fathering, organizing, and presenting technical information. Technical reports derived from realistic situations found in the student's major will be written.
Prerequisite: WRI !22
Pre- or corequisite: SPE 111
WRI 327 Advanced Technical Writing (3-0-3)
Processes involved in technical writing and methods of preparing technical data; offers a variety of writing problems to provide opportunities for the student to develop precision in statement and in graphic presentation.
Prerequisite: WRI 227
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