184 Course Descriptions
2019-2020 USC Upstate Catalog
AMMG U300. Manufacturing Leadership I (3) Manufacturing leadership
including business communication, business presentations, spreadsheet
basics, financial reports, supervisory skills, and leadership roles. Prerequisites:
MATH 121 or consent of instructor.
AMMG U330. Manufacturing Work Practice (3) Manufacturing work
practices including safety topics, lean manufacturing, training, and opera-tional
efficiency. Prerequisites: AMMG U300 or consent of instructor.
AMMG U395. Internship (1-3) Supervised practical experience related
to the Advanced Manufacturing Management field in an elected setting
planned in conjunction with the relevant AMM faculty. Prerequisite: Junior
standing and consent of instructor.
AMMG U398. Special Topics (3) Selected topics in Advanced Manufacturing
Management. Topics vary depending on faculty expertise. This course may
be repeated for credit if the topic is different. Prerequisites: Junior standing,
or permission of instructor.
AMMG U399. Independent Study (1-3) A planned individual study
program in conjunction with an Advanced Manufacturing Management
faculty member. Course may be repeated for a total of no more than three
hours of undergraduate credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
AMMG U410. Manufacturing Leadership II (3) Manufacturing leadership
including budgeting, project selection, supervision, and leadership roles.
Prerequisites: AMMG U300 or consent of instructor.
AMMG U415. Manufacturing Quality (3) Manufacturing quality practices
including statistical process control, quality management systems, and prob-lem
solving methodology. Prerequisites: AMMG U300 or consent of instructor.
AMMG U420. Manufacturing Project Management (3) Tools and tech-niques
for planning, and scheduling manufacturing projects. Prerequisites:
AMMG U300 or consent of instructor.
AMMG U450. Operational Excellence (3) Advanced operational excel-lence.
This course will build on concepts taught in AMMG 330 and 415
including value stream mapping, supply chain management, and change
management. Prerequisites: AMMG U330 and U415 or consent of instructor.
AMMG U500. Senior Seminar (3) Manufacturing management concepts
including an exploration of manufacturing’s effect on the local community and
global society. Prerequisites: AMMG U410 and 450 or consent of instructor.
AMERICAN STUDIES (AMST)
AMST U101. American Studies, 17th-19th Century (3) A survey of the
historical, political, social, economic and cultural forces that shaped American
life from the early seventeenth to the late nineteenth century.
AMST U102. American Studies, 20th Century (3) A survey of the histori-cal,
political, social, economic and cultural forces that have shaped American
life in the twentieth century.
AMST U314. Armed Forces and Society (3) (=POLI U314). Interdis-ciplinary
approach to military-social relations in the United States with
emphasis on the powers of civilian political leaders to wage war; the rise
of the garrison state and military-industrial complex; and past and present
uses of the armed services as a social laboratory to test and apply ideas
about race, class, and gender.
AMST U315. Civil War Culture (3) (=HIST U315) Experiential and kines-thetic
learning experiences that engage with the prevailing military ideas
and institutions of the 1860s as well as the everyday lives of Americans who
lived and died during that period.
AMST U316. Conspiracies in American Culture (3). Role of proven and
alleged conspiracies in the shaping of American identity from the colonial
era of the United States to the present.
AMST U398. Topics in American Studies (3) Interdisciplinary reading
and research on selected aspects of American culture. May be taken more
than once if the topic is different. Prerequisite: AMST U101 or U102, junior
or senior standing, or consent of instructor.
AMST U399. Independent Study (1-3) An individualized, contracted
program of study planned in conjunction with a faculty member. Prereq-uisite:
consent of instructor.
ANTH U102. Understanding Other Cultures (3) Introduction to the
concepts, methods and data of sociocultural anthropology and anthropo-logical
ART EDUCATION (ARTE)
ARTE U330. Foundations of Art Education (3) Introduction to art
education as a profession through theories, historical references and
philosophies. Current initiatives in the field will be reviewed through
educational research. Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in ARTS U103
ARTE U399. Art Education Independent Study. (1-6). Opportuni-ties
to design and develop projects of a complex and extensive nature in
keeping with the student’s major creative interests. A student may repeat
ARTE U399 with a different study description for a total of no more than six
hours of undergraduate credit. Prerequisites: Junior standing or consent
of the instructor.
ARTE U429. Elementary and Middle School Methods for Art Educa-tion
(3) Instructional strategies to construct appropriate curriculum for K-8
schools. The topics are artistic growth of children, responding to art works,
studio production and classroom management. A portion of the course
includes a 30 hour practicum component. Prerequisites: ARTE U330 and
admission to the professional program.
ARTE U430. Secondary Methods for Art Education (3) Curriculum