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Experiemental Courses 2011-2012, D-I
DES 230X. Design Thinking. (3-0) Cr. 3 S. Introduction to the phenomenon of design thinking as it appears in various design fields, including methodologies of reasoning and problem solving; patterns of creativity and individu8al style; and the interaction of art, science, and technology.
DES 240X. Design Studio I. (2-0) Cr. 2 S, F. Prereq: DSN S 102, DSN S 131. Studio projects to develop students' ability to generate ideas and communication ideas visually, orally, and through writing. Field trips. Repeatable.
DES 250X. Design Forum. (2-0) Cr. 2. S, F. Prereq: DSN S 102, DSN S 131, DSN S 183, and credit or enrollment in DES 230X. Introduction of themes and issues that are relevant to the design fields through visiting lecturers, theoretical readings, case studies, student research and presentations. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.
DES 340X. Design Studio II. (2-0) Cr. 2 S, F. Prereq: 4 credits of DES 240X or equivalent. Studio projects of increasing complexity requiring interdisciplinary approaches to contemporary challenges and opportunities. Continued development of students' ability to generate ideas and communication ideas visually, orally, and through writing. Field trips. Repeatable, maximum of 8 credits.
DIET 524X. Financial Management and Cost Controls in Dietetics. Cr. 3. SS Prereq: Enrolled in GPIDEA Dietetics. Overview of the fundamental knowledge of financial management, managerial accounting, and operational costs controls for dietetics professionals. Topics include a review of managerial accounting concepts for not-for-profit organizations and for-profit organizations based on the Uniform System of Accounts, value and risk analyses, budgeting, asset management, franchising and managing contracts.
DIET 526X. Obesity Across the Lifespan. (3-0) Cr. 3 F. Prereq: none. Exploration of the affects that obesity has on public health, the healthcare system, and society in general. Overview of strategies to prevent obesity across the lifespan.
DIET 569X. Dietary and Herbal Supplements. Cr. 3. Prereq: Enrollment in GPIDEA Dietetics program. Skill development to partner with patients in making dietary supplement decisions. Exploration of the safe, efficacious on supplementation in the prevention and treatment of chronic disease include: arthritis, cancer, cardiovascular, diabetes, digestive, liver and renal disorders.
DSN S 235X. Design Thinking. (3-0) Cr. 3 F. Introduction of design thinking phenomena as they appear in various design fields; characteristics of problem solving; methodologies used in reasoning; thinking pattern that cast individual style and creativity; the interaction between art, science, and technology.
DSN S 241X. Deconstructing Home: Spatial Drawing. Cr. 2 F. Prereq: Sophomore Standing - core courses 102, 131. Students investigate the nature of home, its meaning, and the personal, cultural, and social consequences home has on spatial creation. Studio projects focus on the act of drawing utilizing a variety of different materials and methods, engaging home as spatial conditioner.
DSN S 242X. Illuminated Space: Articulating Dimensional Light. Cr. 2 F. Prereq: Sophomore Standing - Core courses 102, 131. Studio projects focus on light as a spatial medium, a sensational phenomenon, and a conductor of perceptual occupation. Students engage light through the act of drawing utilizing light as the medium. Each set of drawings engage light as a point of departure, study, and mode of expression and representation.
DSN S 345X. Burning Man Studio. Cr. 5 SS. Students will design and produce work for the Burning Man Festival held each year in Nevada's Black Rock Desert (2011 dates: August 29-September 5). After developing and completing their work in the summer, they will transport it to Burning Man in the fall, install it, participate in the festival, and remove it (no trace left behind) at the festival's end.
DSN S 445X. Public Art/Public Space. Cr. 3. S. (3-0) Prereq: Junior standing in the College of Design, all programs will have access. Exploration of the history, precedents, and practice of public art and public space with a focus on developments since 1970 in the U.S. and abroad. Development of a proposal (philosophy, models, budget) for a site specific work of art. Nonmajor graduate credit. Special course fees.
E E 522X. Cognitive Radio Networks. Cr. 3. (Same as CPR E 522X) Prereq: instructor approval. Important aspects of physical, MAC, and network layer issues and solutions. Review, research, and/or survey study related to cognitive radio networks.
E E 459X. Electromechanical Wing Energy Conversion and Grid Integration. (Dual-listed with 559X) Cr. 3. F. (3-0) Prereq: Credit or enrollment in 452, 456. Summary of industry status and expected growth; power extraction from the air stream; operation and modeling of electric machines, and power electronics topologies for wind energy conversion; analysis of machine-grid power electronic circuits, controller interface, and collector (distribution) networks; treatment of harmonics, flicker, over/under-voltages, filters, low-voltage ride-through, and reactive compensation; relaying; effects on transmission expansion, planning and grid operation and coordination including variability, frequency control, reserves, and electricity markets; overview of storage technologies and hybrid configurations. Nonmajor graduate credit.
E E 509X. Mixed-Signal IC testing and Built In Self Test. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: knowledge in signal processing (E E 424) and data converters (E E 435 or E E 501). Introduction to mixed-signal IC testing; measurement uncertainty and test validity; IEEE standard test algorithms; high performance test and built-in self test challenges; new mixed-signal test algorithms and techniques to reduce data acquisition to relax instrumentation requirements, to simplify test setup, to improve test validity, and/or to enable co-testing of heterogeneous functions.
E E 559X. Electromechanical Wing Energy Conversion and Grid Integration. (Dual-listed with 459X) Cr. 3. F. (3-0) Prereq: Credit or enrollment in 452, 456. Summary of industry status and expected growth; power extraction from the air stream; operation and modeling of electric machines, and power electronics topologies for wind energy conversion; analysis of machine-grid power electronic circuits, controller interface, and collector (distribution) networks; treatment of harmonics, flicker, over/under-voltages, filters, low-voltage ride-through, and reactive compensation; relaying; effects on transmission expansion, planning and grid operation and coordination including variability, frequency control, reserves, and electricity markets; overview of storage technologies and hybrid configurations. Nonmajor graduate credit.
E M 566X Phase Transformations in Elastic Materials. (Cross-listed with M E 566X) (3-0) Cr. 3 Prereq: EM 510 or EM 516 or EM 514. Continuum thermodynamics and kinetics approaches to phase transformations. Phase field approach to martensitic transformations and melting/solidifications at the nanoscale. Micromechanical and phase field approaches to phase transformations at the microscale. Crystallography of stress-induced martensitic transformations. Macroscopic description of phase transformations.
ECON 234X. Small Business Management. (3-0) Cr. 3 F. Prereq: Econ 101. An introduction to small business management, entrepreneurship, and economics utilizing a series of case studies. Exploration of issues related to starting or acquiring a new business and development of knowledge and skills for successful management of a small business, with an emphasis on agricultural business.
ECON 313X. Economics of Sports. (3-0) Cr. 3 F. Prereq: Econ 101. Application of economics to issues in sports, including franchising; rival leagues and barriers to entry; cooperative, competitive, and collusive behavior; player productivity and compensation; contracts, unions, and discrimination; antitrust, taxation, and subsidies. Economic concepts include supply and demand, labor economics, pricing, public finance, production, game theory, and industrial organization.
ECON 364X. Rural Property Appraisal. (3-0) Cr. 3 F. Prereq: Econ 101. Use of income capitalization, sales comparison and cost appraisal concepts in appraising agricultural resources. Application of underlying economic/business/management principles, especially present value, as they relate to farmland appraisal. Determination and estimation of economic impacts of special consideration and property use factors. Evaluate feasibility and profitability of investment in rural property.
ECON 387X Economies of China and India (3-0) Cr. 3 F. Prereq: Econ 101 The economic development of China and India within the larger historical, political, and socioeconomic contexts. The characteristics of the development paths of major industries. The drivers of and impediments for future economic development. The two economies' connections with the world economy.
ECON 495X. Economics Domestic Travel Course. Cr. 1-3. Prereq: sophomore status. Permission of instructor. Tour and study of domestic businesses, markets, and economic institutions located outside Iowa to expose students to the diversity of activities within the U.S. economy. Pre-trip sessions arranged. Locations and duration of tours will vary.
ECON 510X Experimental Economics (3-0) Cr. 3 F. Prereq: Econ 501 or Econ 601 Introduction to experimental economics and major subject areas addressed by laboratory and field experiments. Exploration of experimental methods by concentrating on series of experiments. Applications include individual decision-making, behavioral game theory, markets, behavioral labor, public and development economics, social network, and neuroeconomics. Research project.
EDADM 542X Teacher Leadership (3-0) Cr. 3 F. Prereq: none Teacher leaders in K-12 educational settings need to understand and apply the theory and practice of leadership for the purposes of school improvement. Trait, behavioral, managerial, participative, situational, contingency, transactional, transformative and collaborative are among the leadership theories studied. Students will use action research, develop and analyze case studies, and employ concepts of change (Kotter, Fullan), communication, and facilitation.
EDADM 651X Ethics, Spirituality, & Social Justice in Administrative Practice (3-0) Cr. 3 F.S.SS. Prereq: none This course explores ethics models and practices of educational administrators. Participants develop personal and professional codes of ethics; define concepts of care, spirituality, democracy, equity, diversity, and social justice; and explain how those concepts relate to students' academic and social success. Case studies offer opportunities to consider moral and legal consequences of decision-making. Participants develop their own vision of leadership.
EDADM 652X The Politics of Education (3-0) Cr. 3 Alt FS, offered F 2011Situating education leadership within historical, social, cultural and economic relations of power, this course examines education leadership as a site of political contestation. Emphasis is placed on the interrogation of policy, reform efforts and educational outcomes in relation to critical democratic citizenship, social justice, and equity.
EEOB 551X. Plant Evolution and Phylogeny. (3-3) Cr. 4. F. Cross listed with Biol 451X Prereqs: Biol 315 or equivalent. Survey of land plant evolution; phylogenetic comparison of anatomical, reproductive, and life history specializations. Relationships among bryophyte, pteridophytes, gymnosperms, and angriosperms emphasizing significant evolutionary changes documented by paleobotanical, morphological, and molecular studies.
EEOB 578X. Foundations of Theoretical Ecology and Evolution. (3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. F. 2011Prereqs: 1 semester of calculus or permission of instructor.. Quantitative exploration of classic models and results in ecological and evolutionary theory. introduction to conceptual, mathematical, and programming tools needed to build and analyze models.
ELPS 625X Sexual Orientation in Higher Education ((3-5)-0) Cr. 1-3 F.Exploration of issues related to sexual orientation in higher education. Examination of individual and environmental factors that influence students' success in college. Development of intervention strategies to enhance the college experience for lesbian, gay, and bisexual students.
ENGR 340X. Introduction to Wind Energy: System Design and Delivery. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Math 166, PHYS 222. Economic analysis related to wind energy. Electrical power generation, transmission, and grid operations. Tower, blade and nacelle materials and manufacturing. Tower design. Construction, transportation, supply chain and life cycle analysis for wind turbine components.
ENGR 350X. Dean’s Leadership Seminar. (1-0) Cr. 1. S. Pre-req: Selection based on demonstrated commitment to leadership development. Sophomore or higher. Understanding the complexities of leadership in building an organization, decision-making styles, communication, managing change, building trust, shared responsibility leadership, creating legacy, prioritizing, effective use of authority, conflict, ethics, integrity, transparency, accountability.
FIN 290X. Independent Study. Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Supervised independent study. Offered on a satisfactory-fail grading basis only. May be taken up to three times for no more than 6 total credit hours.
FIN 435X. Venture Capital, Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: FIN 310, FIN 320, STAT 326. Delves into topics in investment banking and corporate restructuring. The nature and scope of investment banking, techniques for valuing public and private firms, venture capital finance, private equity finance, the role of hedge funds, leveraged buyouts, the structure and financing of mergers and acquisitions, and divestitures. The course provides a framework for evaluating and implementing large-scale investments in real assets. Nonmajor graduate credit.
FFP 550X. Military Personal Financial Readiness. Cr. 3. SS. (3-0) Prereq: Enrollment in FFP program; graduate student status. Overview of the topics relevant to the financial planning process that address the unique needs of military service members and their families.
FS HN 102X. Nutrition for Sport Performance. (1-0) Cr. 1. S. Analysis of how the body uses nutrients for energy, and how to select a balanced diet to meet specific athletic performance needs. Lecture and activities specific to students' interest.
FS HN 208X. Dairy Products: Current Issues and Controversies. Cr. 3. S. (3-0). Course will address milk chemistry, microbiology, handling, processing, regulation, organic production, and nutrition; dispel myths about dairy foods; improve the critical thinking and communication skills. Students will participate in structured controversies and debate. Invited speakers.
FS HN 276X. Understanding Grape and Wine Science. Cr. 3. S. (Same as Hort 276X) Prereq: High school biology and chemistry. A scientific introduction to viticulture (grape-growing) and enology (wine-making). Topics include grape species and varieties, viticulture practices, fruit quality, geography, history, principles of fermentation and aging, wine classification, appreciation, evaluation, storage and service, regulations, wine as food. No wine tasting.
FS HN 367X. Medical Terminology for Health Professionals Cr. 1. S. An independent course focused on medical terminology, abbreviations, and simple clinical
mathematical calculations. Self-study modules and weekly quizzes will be available on WebCT to
facilitate student learning.
FS HN 493X. Food Preparation Workshop. (1-2/3)Cr. 1-3. F.S.SS. Prereq: none Selected topics in food preparation including scientific principles, culture and culinary techniques. Variable format may include laboratory, recitation, and lecture. Repeatable with permission of instructor. Special course fees. Satisfactory-fail only.
FS HN 509X. Sensory Evaluation of Wines. (0-2)Cr. 1. S. Prereq: Must be at least 21 years of age; senior or graduate status. Principles of sensory evaluation and their application to wine evaluation. Sensory testing methods such as discrimination tests, ranking, descriptive analysis and scoring or wines will be covered. Students will have the opportunity to evaluate and learn about major types and styles of wines of the world. Lab fee.
FS HN 521X. Microbiology of Food. (2-0) Cr. 2. Prereq: Microbiology with laboratory. This course deals with the identification, enumeration, and characterization of bacteria, yeasts, and mold associated with foods and food processing. Effects of physical and chemical agents on micro-organisms will be studied. Microbiological problems in food spoilage, food preservation, food fermentation, and food-borne diseases will be discussed.
FS HN 523X. A Multidisciplinary Overview of Food Safety and Security. Cr. 2. F.S.SS. Prereq: microbiology with laboratory Multidisciplinary food safety and security perspectives provided by numerous subject matter experts. Topics include food safety policy, ag bioterrorism, border security, animal ID, food defense and site security, risk analysis, crisis comm., epidemiology, HACCP, and more.
FS HN 524X. Food Microbiology. (Online)Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Microbiology with laboratory Food Microbiology looks at then nature, physiology, and interactions of microorganisms in foods. The course in an introduction to food-borne diseases, the effect of food processing systems on the microflora of foods, principles of food preservation, food spoilage, and foods produced by microorganisms. Additionally, the course looks at food plan sanitation and criteria for establishing microbial standards for food products.
FS HN 525X. Principles of HACCP. (2-0)Cr. 2. F. Prereq: Undergraduate biology and chemistry courses A comprehensive study of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point System and its application in the food industry.
FS HN 526X. Ethnic Foods: Food Safety, Food Protection and Defense. Cr. 2. F.S.SS. Prereq: Graduate standing. Understanding of the various factors that impact safety of ethnic and imported ethnic foods; knowledge about the handling, preparation, processing and storage of ethnic and imported foods and food products; science-based characterization of representative ethnic foods.
FS HN 527X. Microbiology of Fermented Foods. Cr. 2. Prereq: Food microbiology. Microbiology of Fermented Foods covers the physiology, biochemistry, and genetics of microorganisms important in food fermentations. The course looks at how microorganisms are used in fermentations and the effects of processing and manufacturing conditions on production of fermented foods.
FS HN 528X. Food Protection and Defense-Essential Concepts. Cr. 2. F.S.SS. Prereq: Enrollment in Food Safety and Defense Graduate Certificate or permission of instructor. This course will provide students with an understanding of the principles required in a food defense program for a food manufacturing, warehousing, or distribution center. The topics covered include: defining threats and aggressors; the Bioterrorism Act; food defense teams; vulnerability assessments; security programs; recall and traceability basics; security inspections; crisis management; emergency preparedness; and workplace violence. Offered online only.
FS HN 546X. Classroom Strategies for Nutrition Education. (2-2) Cr. 3. Prereq: Senior or Graduate standing. Overview of education theories used in nutrition education. Discussion and skill-building exercises to integrate various models and strategies into a variety of pre K-12 classroom settings. Discussion of picky eating, role modeling, family meals, and primary prevention efforts relative to eating disorders including body image and cultural criticism. Offered online only.
FS HN 554X. Dietetics Internship I. Prereq: enrollment in dietetic internship program. Supervised practice experience in operational management, medical nutrition therapy and community nutrition. Experiences and activities designed to meet accreditation standards.
FS HN 597X. Nutritional Aspects of Oncology. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: B.S. in nutrition, dietetics, biology, or related discipline. Understanding of basic cancer biology and methodology used to study nutrition and cancer relationships. Using current research as a basis, the role of nutrition in specific cancers will be explored. Students will learn about sources of information for cancer prevention programs, and how to apply this information to clinical patient management.
GEN 111X. Genetics Research Seminar. (1-0) Cr. 1. F. Prereqs: none. An introduction to the principles and practices of scientific research in Genetics, the exploration of the undergraduate research opportunities at ISU, and the review of career opportunities in Genetics. A significant component is faculty and student presentations on current research projects. For students majoring in Genetics or considering this major.
GEOL 103X. Age of Dinosaurs. (1-0) Cr. 1. SS. Introduction to the diversity of dinosaur species. Discussion of basic evolutionary theory and interpreting fossil evidence. Overview of Mesozoic Earth history including paleogeographic and paleoclimate reconstructions. Course available via the World Wide Web.
GEOL 106X. Earth & Space Science for Elementary Education. (2-0) Cr. 2. F.S.SS. Cross-listed with ASTRO 106X. Prereqs: none. Fundamental concepts of Earth and Space Science including the solar system, weather and climate, water and soils, plate tectonics, and geologic hazards. Online course format. Restricted to Elementary Education majors.
GEOL 106L. Earth & Space Science Lab for Elementary Education. (2-0) Cr. 1. F.S. Cross-listed with ASTRO 106L. Prereqs: Concurrent enrollment in Geol/Astro 106X. Inquiry-based lab exploring fundamental concepts of Earth and Space Science including the solar system, weather and climate, water and soils, plate tectonics, and geologic hazards. Online course format. Restricted to Elementary Education majors and must be taken concurrently with Geol/Astro 106X.
GEOL 111X. Geologic Disasters. (Cross-listed with EnvS 111X). (2-0) Cr. 1. S.An introduction to the catastrophic geologic processes that disrupt ecosystems and human activity. Discussion of earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, landslides, and floods, with emphasis on the roles of plate tectonics, and hydrologic cycle, and humana in driving these phenomena. Hazard assessment, prediction, and effects on humans and the environment.
GERON 415X. Gerontechnology in Smart Home Environments. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. (Cross-listed with Com S 415X) Prereq: Com S 227 or (Com S 207 or Geron 377) An interdisciplinary course designed for students who are interested in assistive technology, pervasive computing, mobile computing and principles of universal software design for end users, in particular the elderly population. Students will have the chance to learn both about the theories and principles about aging and assistive technology, as well as to engage in the practical semester-long project while working with students from other disciplines. Nonmajor graduate credit.
GLOBE 494X. Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS Prereq: Permission of instructor. Selected projects that result in outcomes benefiting a non-Iowa State University entity while instilling professional ethics and accomplishing student learning goals. Course expenses paid by student.
HCI 589X. Design and Ethics. (3-0) Cr. 3 S. (Cross-listed with ARTGR 589X) Prereq: Permission of instructor or graduate classification. This course will introduce the ethnical decisions and the social and policy challenges associated with technology and design as they apply to design research and the design industry. The course covers areas of ethics, ethical reasoning, technology policy decisions and their social impacts, and ethical research practices in human-computer based design. This course will be offered both online and offline. Online class will be limited to distance learning student.
HCI 596X. Emerging Practices in Human-Computer Interaction. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereqs: HCI 521. Usability evaluation with emphasis on requirements gathering, rapid prototyping, evaluation, and communicating results through report writing along with emerging practices. This course is a complement to the pre-requisite course HCI 521 and will be of interest to those conducting usability evaluation in a corporate environment.
HD FS 103X. Professional Principles and Ethics. Cr. R for Fall 2011. Cr. 0.5 for Spring 2012. Introduction to professional principles and ethics, understanding of child abuse reporting, universal precautions. Completion of criminal background checks for ISU practica.
HD FS 105X. Professional Principles and Ethics-Secondary Education. Cr. 0.5. Introduction to professional principles and ethics, understanding of child abuse reporting, universal precautions.
HD FS 418X. Student Teaching Discussion and Reflection. (0-0.5) Cr. 0.5. F. Offered concurrently with HD FS 417. Repeatable. Supervision and discussion of HD FS 417 student teaching field experience.
HSCI 110X. Orientation and Human Sciences Career Exploration. (1-0) Cr. 1. F. Prereqs: Declared as Open Option (HSCI) in the College of Human Sciences. Orientation and adjustment to the university and college; policies and procedures; academic resources; and development of a long-term curriculum plan. Comprehensive approach to career development; intensive self-analysis; and in-depth examination of majors in Human Sciences. Required for all students declared as Open Option in the College of Human Sciences.
HORT 225X. Spanish for Horticulture. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Benner.This course provides an introduction to basic conversation and communication skills in Spanish, and cross-cultural skills for working with Spanish speakers in the Horticulture industry, emphasizing the use of vocabulary and expressions common in the workplace.
HORT 276X. Understanding Grape and Wine Science. Cr. 3. S. (Same as FS HN 276X) Prereq: High school biology and chemistry. A scientific introduction to viticulture (grape-growing) and enology (wine-making). Topics include grape species and varieties, viticulture practices, fruit quality, geography, history, principles of fermentation and aging, wine classification, appreciation, evaluation, storage and service, regulations, wine as food. No wine tasting.
HORT 465X/AGEDS 465X. Horticulture Enterprise Management. (1-6) Cr. 3. F.S.SS. Prereq: ECON 230, 6 credits of horticulture and junior classification. Participation in the management and operation of fruit and vegetable enterprises for local markets. Plans, records and decisions for planting, operating, harvesting, and marketing fruit and vegetables.
Hort 494X. Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS Prereq: Permission of instructor. Selected projects that result in outcomes benefiting a non-Iowa State University entity while instilling professional ethics and accomplishing student learning goals. Course expenses paid by student. A maximum of 4 credits of 494 may be used toward the Horticulture credits required for graduation.
HRI 320X. Attractions and Amusement Park Administration. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: HRI 101 or permission of instructor. An examination of current issues in the attractions and amusement park industry. Emphasis placed on development and design along with the functional departments of modern amusement parks and themed attractions.
I E 222X. Design & Analysis Methods for System Improvements. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq:: IE 248; credit or enrollment in IE 271. Study of system improvement methods and strategies. Analysis of data from ERP systems to support improvement decision making. Specific areas of lean system improvements include continuous improvement, setup reduction, workplace organization, inventory and waste minimization. Methods and strategies to analyze and quantify the impact of changes.
I E 432X. Industrial Automation. (2-3) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: Phys 222 Overview of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic components used for the control of industrial automation. Overview of analog and digital interfaces, and corresponding logic for shop floor systems, involving back-end PC and PLC logic controllers, with special emphasis on Bar-coding and RFID systems.
I E 502X. M.S. Research Conduct. Cr. R. Prereq: Enrollment in M.S. program in Industrial Engineering. Responsible conduct of research at the PhD level, including ethnical issues in peer review, conflicts of interest, mentoring, human subjects and live animals, data management, and collaboration. May be taken more than once for credit. Offered on a satisfactory-fail grading basis only.
I E 515X. Markov Decision Processes. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: STAT 231, I E 312. Introduction of fundamentals of discrete sequential decision models when outcomes are uncertain. Formulation and analysis of stochastic dynamic programs. Develop and enhance solution algorithms. Discussion of applications in areas such as inventory control, maintenance and resource allocation.
I E 602X. Ph.D. Research Conduct. Cr. R. Prereq: Enrollment in PhD program in Industrial Engineering. Responsible conduct of research at the PhD level, including ethnical issues in peer review, conflicts of interest, mentoring, human subjects and live animals, data management, and collaboration. May be taken more than once for credit. Offered on a satisfactory-fail grading basis only.
IND D 201X. Industrial Design Studio I. Cr. 6. F. Prereqs: Admission to the industrial design program.. Product scale form development and visual communication
IND D 202X. Industrial Design Studio II (0-12) Cr. 6. S. Prereq: IND D 201X. Product scale structure and mechanics.
IND D 231X. Introduction to Industrial Design. Cr. 3. F. Prereqs: Admission into the Industrial Design Program. The history, definition, scope, and basic principles of industrial design. Overview of technical, artistic, and sociological context of the profession.
IND D 232X. Creative Thinking (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: IND D 231X. Creative thinking techniques for industrial designers..
IND D 301X. Industrial Design Studio III. Cr. 6. F. Prereqs: Ind D 202X. Systematic design methodology and integration of creative thinking techniques.
IND D 302X. Industrial Design Studio IV. Cr. 6. S. Prereqs: IND D 301X. Commercial factors in industrial design.
IND D 332X. Design Research Methods. (2-2) Cr. 3. F. Prereqs: Ind D 232X. Survey of qualitative and quantitative methods, including ethnography and interviews, focuses on contextual user-centered research. Emphasis on user data collection, visualization, and synthesis as a source for design.
IND D 334X. Materials and Processes. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereqs: Ind D 202X and Ind D 231. Introduction to materials and manufacturing methods for mass production and distribution of products.
IND D 341X. Computer Aided Industrial Design I. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: IND D 301X. Computer aided design principles and techniques for industrial designers.
IND D 351X. Applied Human Factors Lab. (2-0) Cr. 1. F. Prereqs: Ind D 231 and enrollment in ArtID 251. Theory and application of human factors issues in the industrial design field, specifically their impact on the relationship of the user, the product, and the product systems.
IND D 388X. History of Industrial Design. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Study of cultural context of industrial design activity from the late 19th century to the present. Significant theories, movements, and designers.
IND D 397X. Industrial Design Internship. Cr. 6. F,S,SS. Prereq: IND D 202, 18 credits in industrial design, permission of instructor. Professional industrial design, off-campus experience.
IND D 495X Industrial Design Study Abroad. (0-12) Cr. 6. F, S, SS. International industrial design, off-campus experience.
IND D 501X. Industrial Design Studio Intensive I. Cr. 6. F. Prereqs: Admission to the Industrial Design Studio Intensive track or graduate standing in the industrial design program. Basic concepts and techniques for industrial design. Emphasis on form development, structure, function and communication.
IND D 502X. Industrial Design Studio Intensive II. Cr. 6. S. Prereqs: Admission to the Industrial Design Studio Intensive track or graduate standing in the industrial design program. Intermediate concepts and techniques for industrial design methodology and commercial factors impacting design activity.
IND D 507X. Industrial Design Practicum. Cr. 6. F. Prereqs: Evidence of satisfactory experience in area of specialization; admitted by application and written permission of instructor only. Sponsored studio covering intermediate concepts and techniques for industrial design methodology and commercial factors impacting design activity.
IND D 534X. Product Realization. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Study of materials, processes and management techniques required to create products and bring them to the commercial marketplace.
IND D 540X. Visual Communication for Industrial Design. Cr. 3. F. Prereqs: Admission into the Industrial Design Studio Intensive track. Exploration of multiple visual communication techniques used in industrial design and product development.
IND D 590X. Special Topics. Cr. 3. F. Repeatable. Prereqs: Co-enrollment in industrial design studio or permission of instructor. Advanced topics focused on industrial design applications. Topics vary each time offered.
IND D 595X Industrial Design Study Abroad. (0-12) Cr. 6. F, S, SS. International industrial design, off-campus experience.
INTST 295X. International Experience Abroad. Cr. 1-8. S.Prereqs: 12 college-level credits. Supervised instruction in an international setting, augmented by practical living experience.