ETMG U420. Engineering Project Management (4) Planning, schedul-ing,
control of engineering projects, and applications of project management
tools. Occasional off-campus laboratory sessions may be required. Three
class and three laboratory hours per week. Prerequisite: ETMG U410 or
consent of instructor.
ETMG U499. Senior Seminar (3) Integration of engineering technology
management at an advanced level, the impact of engineers on society,
and exploration of ethical issues. Written and oral presentation required.
Prerequisites: ETMG U370, ETMG U410, ETMG U415. Pre or Corequisite:
ETMG U420 or consent of instructor.
EXERCISE SCIENCE (EXSC)
EXSC U270. Introduction to Athletic Training (3) Safety precautions,
injury prevention, laboratory experiences, and legal issues in physical
education and athletics.
EXSC U280. Introduction to Exercise and Sport Science (3) An orien-tation
to the science of human movement, including an overview, career
opportunities, and current issues and challenges within the field.
EXSC U301. Exercise Physiology (4) Physiological function of muscular,
cardiovascular, and respiratory systems during exercise. Includes discussion
for the metabolic systems that produce energy needed to perform vigorous
exercise, the cardiovascular, muscular, and hormonal adaptations that result
from various forms of training and the effects of various environmental
conditions on human performance. Three classes and two laboratory hours
per week. Prerequisites: BIOL U243.
EXSC U302. Biomechanics (3) Functional anatomy, kinematic and kinetic
analysis of body movement during sports activities. Prerequisite: BIOL U243.
EXSC U355. Lifestyle-Related Diseases (3). Epidemiology and patho-physiology
of diseases linked to lifestyle choices. The effect of physical
activity as an important preventative measure is discussed.
EXSC U390. Field Experience (3) School or community experiences related
to aspects of physical education. 100 hours of field work are required. Pre-requisites:
sophomore standing and consent of adviser, instructor and dean.
EXSC U401. Advanced Exercise Physiology (3) Includes in-depth
research-based discussion of the responses of the human body to physical
stress and long term anaerobic and aerobic training. Topics such as ther-moregulation,
performance at altitude and selected detraining are also
discussed. Prerequisites: EXSC U301.
EXSC U455. Fitness Assessment and Prescription (4) Principles of
exercise testing and prescription for a variety of generally healthy individuals.
The class includes other aspects of fitness training such as behavior modifica-tion,
business aspects, and metabolic equations and prepares students to
take the ACSM's Certified Exercise Physiologist exam. Prerequisites: EXSC
U301 and EXSC U302.
EXSC U456. Clinical Exercise Testing and Prescription (4) Principles
of exercise testing, prescription and risk factor reduction as they apply
to individuals with current or previous lifestyle-related or other chronic
disease states. Health-related physical fitness components, stress testing,
electrocardiography, and prescription of rehabilitative exercise programs will
be examined. Lab experience will be included. Prerequisites: EXSC U301,
EXSC U302, and EXSC U455.
EXSC U457. Essentials of Strength and Conditioning (4) The scientific
foundations of strength training and athletic conditioning, program design
for both power and endurance athletes, performance-enhancing sub-stances,
performance testing, and facility organization and management.
The content will include strength and conditioning techniques, resistance
training including weights, powerlifting, plyometric and functional training.
Prepares students to sit for the NSCA's Certified Strength and Conditioning
Specialist exam. Lab experience will be included. Prerequisites: EXSC U301,
EXSC U302 and junior standing.
EXSC U459. Sport Nutrition (3) Impact of optimal nutrition on exercise
performance. Important topics include digestion, thermoregulation,
metabolism and fuel usage, sports supplements, and weight control.
Prerequisites: EXSC U301 and junior standing.
EXSC U467. Advanced Strength & Conditioning (3) Advanced program
design and conditioning concepts for athletes. Prerequisite: EXSC 457.
EXSC U480. Internship in Exercise and Sport Science (6) Guided practi-cal
experience in an elected, supervised setting appropriate to the chosen
focus area. Prerequisite: EXSC U390 and junior standing. Pass/fail credit.
EXSC U499. Research Seminar (3). Integration of Exercise and Sport
Science-related knowledge through involvement in the research process.
May include IRB approval process, data collection and analysis, and verbal
presentation of research results. Prerequisites: Senior standing and 15
hours of upper level coursework in the major with a grade of “C” or above.
FILM STUDIES (FILM)
FILM U240. Introduction to Film (3) A survey of the basic elements of
cinema including mode of production, narrative structure, stylistic design,
camera and marketing. Prerequisite: ENGL U102.
FILM U326. Motion Picture and Video Techniques (3) Overview of
techniques for pre-produection, production, and post-production of video
and film emphasizing location shooting for short movies. Prerequisite:
FILM U341. Literature and Film (3) Adaptations of novels, short stories
and/or plays into cinema. Historical and cultural contexts of production and
reception of books and films are emphasized. Prerequisite: ENGL U102.
FILM U342. Film Genre (3) Characteristics of one or more established
movie genres such as documentary, film noir, science fiction, new wave
cinema, horror, comedy and others. The genre selected may vary based
on the instructor's area of interest or expertise. May be repeated for credit
if the topic changes. Prerequisite: ENGL U102.
FILM U360. Film Directors (3) Screening and analysis of feature-length
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