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A B E 375X Introduction to Global Engineering. (Cross-listed with ENGR 375X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: Junior classification in engineering, or instructor permission. Focus will be on preparing future engineers to be change-makers, peacemakers, social entrepreneurs, and facilitators of sustainable human development, and equip them with the tools, knowledge, global perspective, and entrepreneurial mindset required to solve the world’s most pressing issues. Understanding the role that engineers play in sustainable human development, global engineering, and international development. Faculty and guest speakers with first-hand experience and subject matter expertise will provide real-world insights and a practical framework for conducting small-scale engineering projects in low income countries through a combination of community development practices, appropriate technologies, and engineering project management.
International Perspectives.

A B E 440X. Modeling and Simulation of Soil-Crop-Machine Systems. (Dual-listed with A B E 540X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereqs: A B E 340, A B E 316. Principles of soil and crop material characterization, constitutive relationships for modeling soil and crop material behaviors, and applied computational and experimental methods for soil-crop-machine interactions for design and evaluation of off-road machine systems.

A B E 540X. Modeling and Simulation of Soil-Crop-Machine Systems. (Dual-listed with A B E 440X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereqs: A B E 340, A B E 316. Principles of soil and crop material characterization, constitutive relationships for modeling soil and crop material behaviors, and applied computational and experimental methods for soil-crop-machine interactions for design and evaluation of off-road machine systems.

A ECL 372X. Wildlife Population Methods . (1-8) Cr. 4. SS. Prereq: BIOL 312 or NREM 311. Field-intensive study of population ecology. Emphasis on hands-on learning of study design and techniques to assess population trends in plants, invertebrates, and vertebrates inhabiting terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.

A ECL 406X. Wildlife Camp. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: BIOL 211 and permission of instructor; restricted to Animal Ecology majors . Introduction to methods and career options in wildlife research and management through field work. Two-week field work experience followed by on-campus reflection, analysis and presentation of field data.

A ECL 435X. Entomology Field Trip. (Cross-listed with ENT 435X). (1-6) Cr. 2. Repeatable. Irr. S. Irr SS. Prereqs: BIOL 312 (or equivalent) and permission of instructor; ENT 370 or ENT 425 (or equivalent) recommended. Field trip to study insects of major terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Location and duration vary.

A ECL 444X. Aquatic Toxicology. (Dual-listed with A ECL 544X and TOX 544X; cross-listed with TOX 444X). (2-0) Cr. 2. S. Prereqs: Graduate student status, or undergraduate status having declared a minor in Pharmacology and Toxicology, or having completed BIOL 211 and BIOL 212. An overview of interactions between anthropogenic chemicals and aquatic ecosystems. Topics include history of aquatic toxicology, methods of toxicity testing, and species responses to toxicants. Emphasis is on aquatic pollutants of emerging concern (e.g., nanoparticles, microplastics).

A ECL 544X. Aquatic Toxicology. (Dual-listed with A ECL 444X and TOX 444X; cross-listed with TOX 544X). (2-0) Cr. 2. S. Prereqs: Graduate student status, or undergraduate status having declared a minor in Pharmacology and Toxicology, or having completed BIOL 211 and BIOL 212. An overview of interactions between anthropogenic chemicals and aquatic ecosystems. Topics include history of aquatic toxicology, methods of toxicity testing, and species responses to toxicants. Emphasis is on aquatic pollutants of emerging concern (e.g., nanoparticles, microplastics).

A M D 226X. 3D Designing and Patternmaking for Soft Good Product Development. Cr. 3. F.S. Prereq: A M D 121 and A M D 204 . Continuation of the creative process for soft good product development. Transition of ideas into prototypes using soft materials. An introduction to technical patternmaking and grading for the development of soft good items such as gloves, hats, socks, backpacks, tents, etc. Develop soft goods 3D design thinking and making practice skills through drafting, flat pattern, and draping techniques to promote prototypes/samples.

A M D 328WX. Apparel, Merchandising, and Design Seminar: The History of Menswear . (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Overview of important changes in European and American menswear from the Renaissance to the present. Discussion of changing silhouettes and styles, and special topics in menswear such as the codification of the suit, dandyism, and subcultural styles. A strong emphasis on how men’s dress is connected to the social, cultural, political, economic, environmental, and technological contexts of the Western world.

A M D 366X. History of Menswear. (3-0) Cr. 3. Focus on the important changes in European and American menswear from the Renaissance to the present. Discussion of changing silhouettes and styles, and special topics in menswear such as the codification of the suit, dandyism, and subcultural styles. A strong emphasis will be placed on how men’s dress is connected to the social, cultural, political, economic, environmental, and technological contexts of the Western world.

A M D 509X. Clothing Comfort: Theory and Practice . (3-0) Cr. 3. F. The background knowledge and relevant theories on clothing comfort issues, specifically the functional garment and protective clothing, will be introduced. The heat stress/heat strain associated with wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) will be explored and studied. Several cases on sportswear, firefighter gear, military personnel, mining workers, medical practitioners and law enforcement will be analyzed. The current standard related to clothing comfort testing and evaluation from textile material to garment will be reviewed. The performance evaluation through textile material and clothing testing and analysis will be practiced through a course research project.

A M D 562X. Fashion Studies, Culture, Industry, and Social Justice. (3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. F (offered F2020). Prereq: A M D 165 or 3 credits in WGS, SOC, or ANTHR; or permission of instructor. Analysis of fashion and cultural practices of historically marginalized communities with a focus on power, privilege, and social justice. Heightened attention towards the 20th and 21st centuries. Examination of the way the global fashion industry intersects with and is related to the communities and their dress practices under study. Emphasis on ethnographic research methods.

A M D 578X. Social Network Analysis. (3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. S., offered 2021. Prereq: STAT 587 or equivalent. Introduction to social network related theories, practices and analyses. Visualize and analyze social structures, formed from social relationships, interactions, communications, and social media activities. Explore methods for social network data collection and data management, including application on big data. Practical guidelines on conducting SNA research in social science contexts, including applying SNA with big data.

A TR 228X. Basic Orthopedic Assessment and Evaluation Principles . Cr. 3. F. Prereq: BIOL 255, BIOL 255L, BIOL 256, BIOL 256L, Permission of Athletic Training Program Director . Assessment procedures and evaluation techniques for upper and lower body orthopedic conditions and injuries. Includes an overview of mechanisms of injury, general musculoskeletal disorders, spine or neurological dysfunction.

A TR 501X. Bracing, Wrapping, and Taping Techniques . (0-3) Cr. 1. Prereq: Acceptance into Athletic Training program . Methods to select, fabricate, and/or customize prophylactic, assistive, and restrictive devices, material, and techniques into plan of care (durable medical equipment, orthotic devices, taping, bracing, splinting, protective padding, and casting). Methods of taping and wrapping for injury care, prevention of injury, and return to play. Exposure to different brands of bracing, how to fit a brace, and their use as well as casting techniques. Discussions of when to refer for prosthetics and overview of gait training.

A TR 502X. Emergency Care Procedures in Athletic Training . (2-2) Cr. 3. Prereq: Acceptance into Athletic Training program . Development, implementation, and revision of policies pertaining to the prevention, preparedness and response to medical emergencies and other critical incidents. Evaluate and manage patients with acute conditions including triaging conditions and internal/external hemorrhage. Cardiac, respiratory, and cervical spine compromise.

A TR 509X. Athletic Training Clinical Education I . Cr. 2. Prereq: Acceptance into Athletic Training program . Clinical experiences under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer. Techniques and clinical skills provided in both the clinical and classroom settings including: Special Olympics, emergency room rotation, environmental conditions, off season practice and conditioning sessions, biometrics/physiological monitoring systems and translation of data into effective preventative measures, clinical interventions, and performance enhancement. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

A TR 520X. Athletic Training Seminar: Foundations and Policies . (1-0) Cr. 1. Prereq: Acceptance into Athletic Training program. Introduction to athletic training program and to explore the following topics: environmental issues and concerns, wound care/closure, fractures/dislocations, hemostatic agents/tourniquet applications. Blood borne pathogen training, communicable and infectious disease prevention, FERPA/HIPAA, concussion/brain injury with consideration of established protocols including: comprehensive examination, recognition, and treatment, implementation of a plan of care, referral, and return to participation. Use of C3Logic, Impact testing, and other methods will be introduced. Ankle and knee injury focus.

ACCT 371X. Entrepreneurship and Accounting Information . (Cross-listed with ENTSP 371X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: ACCT 284. Accounting information recording, dissemination, and use by entrepreneurs. Introduces pro forma financials, venture capital, private equity, and state and federal regulations for business creation and formation. Other topics include intrapreneurship, intellectual property, information privacy, cybersecurity, and internal controls, including managing the risk of embezzlement.

AER E 365X. Avionics and Controls Laboratory. (1-2) Cr. 2. F. Pre-reqs: AER E 160, AER E 161, enrollment or credit in MATH 267. Fundamental principles of digital avionics; radio control systems and pulse-width-modulation control of servos and motors; programming embedded systems; data communication; PID control loops; fly-by-wire control systems; simulation; bench/flight testing of control loops.

AER E 407X. Applied Formal Methods. (Dual-listed with AER E 507X and COM S 507X; Cross-listed with COM S 407X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: AER E 361 for AER E majors. COM S 311 for COM S majors. AER E 361 or COM S 311, or equivalent course, plus instructor permission for other majors. Introduction to the fundamentals of formal methods, a set of mathematically rigorous techniques for the formal specification, validation, and verification of safety-critical systems. Tools, techniques, and applications of formal methods with an emphasis on real-world use-cases such as enabling autonomous operation. Students will build experience in writing mathematically analyzable specifications from English operational concepts for real systems, such as aircraft and spacecraft. Review capabilities and limitations of formal methods in the design, verification, and system health management of today's complex systems.

AER E 445X. Experimental Flow Mechanics and Heat Transfer. (Dual-listed with AER E 545). (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Pre-reqs: AER E 310; AER E 311; AER E 344. Similitude and dimensional analysis. Measurement uncertainty analysis; Fluid mechanical apparatus: wind tunnel and water tunnels. Various experimental techniques widely used for fluid mechanics, aerodynamics, heat transfer, and combustion studies: Pressure gauge and transducers; Pitot tube; hot wire anemometry; Shadowgraph and Schlieren Photography; laser Doppler velocimetry; particle image velocimetry (PIV); advanced PIV techniques (stereo PIV, 3-D PIV, Tomographic PIV, Holograph PIV and microscopic PIV); laser induced fluorescence; pressure sensitive painting, temperature sensitive painting; molecular tagging velocimetry; molecular tagging thermometry. Extensive applications and laboratory experiments will be included.

AER E 490MX. Aerospace Engineering Independent Study: Intelligent Systems and Autonomy . Cr. 1-6. F.S.SS. Prereq: Junior or Senior classification; approval of the department .

AER E 507X. Applied Formal Methods. (Dual-listed with AER E 407X and COM S 407X; Cross-listed with COM S 507X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: AER E 361 for AER E majors. COM S 311 for COM S majors. AER E 361 or COM S 311, or equivalent course, plus instructor permission for other majors. Introduction to the fundamentals of formal methods, a set of mathematically rigorous techniques for the formal specification, validation, and verification of safety-critical systems. Tools, techniques, and applications of formal methods with an emphasis on real-world use-cases such as enabling autonomous operation. Students will build experience in writing mathematically analyzable specifications from English operational concepts for real systems, such as aircraft and spacecraft. Review capabilities and limitations of formal methods in the design, verification, and system health management of today's complex systems.

AER E 651X. Space Trajectory Optimization. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: AER E 451, AER E 551. Classical methods and recent advances in space trajectory optimization. Primer vector theory, introduction to direct and indirect methods for trajectory optimization, the problem of multi gravity assist with deep space maneuvers (MGADSM), optimization of the MGADSM using evolutionary algorithms, hidden genes genetic algorithms for trajectory optimization, and shape-based methods for trajectory design.

AESHM 111X. Professional Development for AESHM . (1-0) Cr. 1. F.S. Prereq: Concurrent with AESHM 112 . Introduction to: Career Services, resumes and portfolios, presentation skills, intrapersonal skills with a wellness focus, interpersonal skills including leadership, business etiquette, and professional ethics.

AESHM 111LX. AESHM Program Orientation, Careers, and Learning Community . (0-2) Cr. 1. F.S. Prereq: Concurrent enrollment or credit in AESHM 112 and AESHM 111. Orientation to policies and procedures of department and program. Overview of career areas in major and minor options, including entrepreneurship. Exploration of undergraduate research, independent studies, study abroad, and field studies. Coverage of goal setting, curriculum planning, degree audits, and registration. Peer mentor interaction in academic, extracurricular, and service learning arranged component.

AESHM 345X. Retail/Hospitality Experiences & Events. Cr. 1-3. Survey course of retail and hospitality events. Production and execution of retail and hospitality events in the Student Innovation Center.

AESHM 346X. Retail/Hospitality Experiences & Events Mastercourse. Cr. 1-3. A master course devoted to the execution of physical and online experiences relating to the retail, hospitality, and event industries. It is expected this master course will be taught by a leading industry-expert in experience design and an AESHM instructor.

AESHM 365X. Event, Hospitality, and Retail Risk Management. (3-0) Cr. 3. Overview and management of hazards and risks in the planning, design, operation, and evaluation stages of events, hospitality organizations, and apparel/retail environments.

AESHM 462X. Black Lives Matter: Fashion Liberation, and the Fight for Freedom. (3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. F. (Offered 2020). Prereq: A M D 165 or permission of instructor.  Use historical and cultural methods to examine the history of the Black Lives Matter movement its relationship to past resistance/activist movements and fashion and appearance. Summarize and evaluate literature on Black activism and Black identity. Plan and develop a public exhibition and opening event.

AESHM 476C. Entrepreneurship Studio: Creating an Online Business. Cr. 3. Prereq: AESHM 275 or permission of instructor. Basics of how to create and launch an online business including the unique challenges and opportunities that come with running an onlinebusiness in a social media society.

AESHM 493X. Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management Workshop . Cr. 1-3. F.S.SS. Repeatable. F. S.SS. Prereq: Junior or Senior classification or permission of instructor . Intensive 2 to 16 week workshop exploration. Topics vary each time offered.

AESHM 499X. Research, Seminar, or Senior Project. Cr. 1-3. F.S.SS. Repeatable. Research, seminar, or senior project in apparel, events, and hospitality management.

AESHM 501X. Introduction to Scholarly Research for Graduate Students. Cr. 1. F.S.SS. F ocus on the basics of developing scholarly research, including definition and purpose of research and the components of research reporting. Emphasis on standards for each section of research reports. Tips for research reporting and processes of research development. An introduction to ethical standards. Required of all new AESHM graduate students. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

AESHM 502X. Research Methods in Apparel, Events, and Hospitality. (3-0) Cr. 3. SS. Prereq: Enrolled in graduate program.  Overview of research method. Understanding the preliminary considerations for selecting qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods research design. Includes knowing the definition for these different approaches, considering philosophical worldviews, and understanding the use of theory. Discussion of the methods and procedures for quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods studies.

AESHM 579X. Data Analytics for Apparel, Event, and Hospitality Management. (3-0) Cr. 3. SS. Prereq: STAT 587 or equivalent (AESHM 510, HD FS 503). Business analytics is a process of transforming data into meaningful insights and actionable results in the context of decision making and problem solving. Review of the data-related challenges apparel, event, and hospitality organizations confront and the importance of data analytics in making critical management decisions. Basic analytic techniques including data management, analysis, interpretation, and visualization and analyze case studies that successfully deployed these techniques.

AFAS 483X. Situational Leadership Laboratory with Physical Training . (0-2) Cr. 2. Repeatable. F.S. Prereq: AFAS 403. Situational leadership laboratory is for extended cadets that have completed the AFROTC curriculum but have not finished their degree. This provides an opportunity to continue growing as a leader in supervisory and mentorship positions while assisting the cadre with planning and controlling of all upper-level AFROTC military activities. Extended cadets will have the opportunity to work directly with cadre on special projects and duties that further prepare them for life as an active duty officer. Full participation in all events will be determined based on student's physical and medical eligibility.

AF AM 327X. Strategies of Resistance: From Slavery to Hip-Hop & Black Lives Matter. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: Sophomore classification. Analysis of strategies of resistance and protest against inequality within African American communities; emphasis on the historical, socio-political and economic contexts in which resistance emerges; includes examination of contemporary forms of protests.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement.

AF AM 335X. Race, Ethnicity, and the US Criminal Justice System. (Cross-listed with CJ ST 335X). (2-1) Cr. 3.  Prereq: CJ ST 240 or AF AM 201. Empirical and theoretical readings on the intersection of race, ethnicity, crime, and the criminal justice system in contemporary society. Topics include, but are not limited to racial and ethnic relations in society, media, violence, policing, and disparity and discrimination in crime and punishment. Criminological theories of racial and ethnic antagonism.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement.

AF AM 355X. Understanding Sub-Saharan Africa . (Cross-listed with ANTHR 355X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Sophomore status or AF AM 201, ANTHR 201, 230. Survey of economic, social, political and historical processes that have shaped representations of Africa and Africans. Topics include colonialism, globalization, gender and LGTBQ rights, conflict and representations in Western media.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

AGEDS 323X. Strategic Communication in Agriculture and the Environment . (Cross-listed with P R 323X). Cr. 3. F.S. Prereq: ENGL 250; junior classification . Effective communication of agricultural and environmental issues. Analysis of attitudes, advocacy, stakeholder engagement, and impacts on individual and societal choices. Application in the domains of public relations, mass media, and popular culture.

AGEDS 425X. Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education. (Dual-listed with AGEDS 525X). Cr. 1-6. Repeatable. SS. Inquiry-based techniques for education related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in agriculture in secondary classrooms. Analyze, demonstrate, and design activities, labs, and projects using inquiry-based frameworks for teaching and learning.  

AGEDS 525X. Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education. (Dual-listed with AGEDS 425X). Cr. 1-6. Repeatable. SS. Inquiry-based techniques for education related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in agriculture in secondary classrooms. Analyze, demonstrate, and design activities, labs, and projects using inquiry-based frameworks for teaching and learning.

AGEDS 568X. Qualitative Interviews and Analysis. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Graduate status. Understanding the role of interviews in agricultural education research, basis for theory of meaning, and variations of interview technique among qualitative traditions. Development of facilitation technique for individual interviews; and focus groups. Transcription and basic qualitative analysis. Use of interview findings to prepare manuscripts.

AGEDS 580X. A Survey of Leadership Theories. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.  Examine postulates, applications and limitations of various leadership theories such as Transformational Leadership, Authentic Leadership, Servant Leadership, and Adaptive Leadership. Valuable to individuals interested in pursuing leadership opportunities in academia and business; and specifically Agricultural Education, Communication and Extension Education.

AGRON 140X. Climate and Society. (Cross-listed with ENV S 140X/GEOL 140X/MTEOR 140X). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. The climate system of our planet. How nature and our actions alter the existing energy balance leading to climate change. Past climates on our planet. The influence of climate on society and resource availability during the Holocene (~ 11,000 years ago to present) with focus on changes post industrial revolution. Significant climate events that have altered our way of life in the past. Projected changes in future climate and potential impacts on society, environment and resources. Adaption to and mitigation of climate change.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

AGRON 537X. Quantitative Analytics for Plant Breeding. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Prereq: AGRON 181, Math 140. Methods to quantify consequences of decisions based on analytical methods used in crop genetic improvement and cultivar development.

AGRON 542X. Organic Plant Breeding. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: AGRON 506/HORT 506 or AGRON 421/HORT 421 . Strategies for organic breeding programs with an emphasis on objectives, opportunities and challenges. Historical, legal, and economic aspects of agronomy and organic breeding from a national and international perspective.

AGRON 581X. Experience in Plant Science Extension and Outreach. (Cross-listed with ENT 581X, HORT 581X and PL P 581X). Cr. 1. A supervised learning experience in several extension delivery methods used in the plant sciences. Participation in Iowa State University-based extension programs that may include field crop, horticulture, or Master Gardener programming.

AGRON 665X. Digital Soil Mapping. (Cross-listed with ENSCI 665X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. In depth readings and discussion of methods applied to produce soil maps using digital geospatial data and geographic information systems. Issues considered will include complications of scale, connecting statistically identified patterns with soil formation processes, and how to best deliver soil information to diverse audiences.

AGRON 693X.  Entrepreneurship for Graduate Students in Science and Engineering . (Cross-listed with BCB 693X, E E 693X, ENGR 693X, GENET 693X, and M E 693X). (1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.  Prereq: Graduate student status and completion of at least one semester of graduate coursework. Understanding key topics of starting a technology based company, from development of technology-led idea to early-stage entrepreneurial business. Concepts discussed include: entrepreneurship basics, starting a business, funding your business, protecting your technology/business IP. Subject matter experts and successful, technology-based entrepreneurs will provide real world examples from their experience with entrepreneurship. Learn about the world class entrepreneurship ecosystem at ISU and Central Iowa. Satisfactory-fail only.

AN S 219X. Survey of Animal Nutrition . (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: BIOL 101, 212 or equivalent and CHEM 163, 167, 177 or 201 . Nutrients, simple digestion and absorption, feed management strategies, nutrient requirements, ration formulation for livestock and companion animals. Non-major credit only.

AN S 351X. Principles of Domestic Animal Genetics . (Cross-listed with GEN 351X) (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: BIOL 211, BIOL 212, and STAT 101 or 104 . Foundation of genetics, genomics, and statistical concepts in domestic animal populations.

AN S 380A. Swine Breeding and Gestation Management. (1-0) Cr. 1. S. Prereqs: AN S 225, or AN S 280 and AN S 281. Concepts related to reproductive physiology and endocrinology of boars and sows; genetic selection programs; development programs for future replacement gilts and boars; semen collection, evaluation, and preparation; detection of estrus and artificial insemination; pregnancy diagnosis; feeding and housing programs for gestating sows; environmental management; records; diseases, and development of quality assurance programs for identifying and solving reproductive problems.

AN S 373A. Poultry Products Technology. Cr. 3. SS. Prereqs: CHEM 163 or 177 or equivalent required; BIOL 211 or 212 or equivalent recommended. Basic principles of meat-producing and egg-laying poultry management, meat science, product functionality, egg quality, and food safety, product quality, product functionality, and food safety. 2-week course. Enrollment restricted to participants in the Midwest Poultry Consortium Center of Excellence Scholarship/Internship program.

AN S 373B. Applied Avian Physiology. Cr. 3. SS. Prereqs: CHEM 163 or 177 or equivalent required; BIOL 212 or equivalent recommended. Introduction of industry-relevant aspects of avian physiology with emphasis on behavior, neurology, muscle, cardiovascular, immunology, digestive, endocrinology, and reproductive systems for egg and meat producing birds. Focus on avian physiology and relevance to production management and outcomes. 2-week course. Enrollment restricted to participants in the Midwest Poultry Consortium Center of Excellence Scholarship/Internship program.

AN S 373C. Avian Health. Cr. 3. SS. Prereqs: CHEM 163 or 177 or equivalent required; BIOL 212 or equivalent recommended. Identification, diagnosis, management, and prevention of diseases in commercial poultry. 2-week course. Enrollment restricted to participants in the Midwest Poultry Consortium Center of Excellence Scholarship/Internship program.

AN S 373D. Poultry Nutrition. Cr. 3. SS. Prereqs: CHEM 163 or 177 or equivalent required; BIOL 211 or 212 or equivalent recommended. Commercial poultry-specific nutrition with an emphasis on species and age-specific diet formulation, ingredient selection, feed production, and production system. Use of feed additives and production outcomes. 2-week course. Enrollment restricted to participants in the Midwest Poultry Consortium Center of Excellence Scholarship/Internship program.

AN S 380B. Contemporary Issues in the Swine Industry. (1-0) Cr. 1. S. Prereqs: AN S 225, or AN S 280 and AN S 281.Evaluation of issues facing today's swine industry including: welfare, nutrient management, and food safety and security. Development of skills needed for effective community relations such as media interviews and message points.

AN S 380C. Employee Management for the Swine Industry. (1-0) Cr. 1. F. Prereqs: AN S 225, or AN S 280 and AN S 281.E ffective employee management in swine production units. Principles, policies, and practices related to procurement, development, maintenance, and utilization of employees.

AN S 380D. Farrowing Management. (1-0) Cr. 1. S.SS. Prereqs: AN S 225, or AN S 280 and AN S 281.Advanced integration and application of reproductive management concepts during farrowing and lactation. Identification of production trends; formulation of strategies to improve productivity, and parturition and neonatal management.

AN S 380E. Swine Feed Mill Management. (1-0) Cr. 1. F. Prereqs: AN S 225, or AN S 280 and AN S 281. Principles of feed manufacturing, equipment operation, feed and ingredient quality assurance and regulatory compliance in a modern feed milling operation. Overview of feed mill regulations and safety.

AN S 380F. Marketing and Risk Management in the Swine Industry. (1-0) Cr. 1. S. Prereqs: AN S 225, or AN S 280 and AN S 281.A comprehensive view of industry structure and trends and marketing options available in the swine industry. Management of risk between markets and/or contracts.

AN S 380G. Swine Nursery and Finishing Management. (1-0). Cr. 1. SS. Prereqs: AN S 225, or AN S 280 and AN S 281.Overview of the critical management, housing, and financial considerations relevant to the successful operation of a swine nursery, grow-finish, or wean to finish enterprise, including nutrient requirements; building and facility management; and marketing.

AN S 380I. Pork Export Markets. (1-0) Cr. 1. SS. Prereqs: AN S 225, or AN S 280 and AN S 281.Introduction to global markets; cultural preferences and customs associated with the global swine industry. International trade regulations potential impact of foreign animal diseases and bioterrorism affecting the U.S. swine industry.

AN S 380J. Pork Product Quality and Safety. (1-0) Cr. 1. S. Prereqs: AN S 225, or AN S 280 and AN S 281.Pre- and post-harvest affecting pork product quality and safety. Overview of pork harvesting process and traits and characteristics of quality pork products.

AN S 380K. Swine Nutrition. (1-0) Cr. 1. F. Prereqs: AN S 225, or AN S 280 and AN S 281; AN S 319. Principles of developing and implementing a swine feeding program. Fundamentals of feeding pigs including nutrients; factors affecting nutrient recommendations; feeding systems and management; feed ingredients, and formulation of swine diets.

AN S 381X. Swine Business & Records Analysis. (1-0) Cr. 1. SS.  Evaluation of swine operations using farm and enterprise records, budgeting, financial analysis and benchmarks.

AN S 427X. Beef Cow-Calf Systems Management. (2-2) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: AN S 226, AN S 270, AN S 320, AN S 331, AN S 352; and ECON 230 or equivalent. Decisions facing the administrator of a beef cow-calf enterprise. Financial and production goal identification, problem clarification, and resource allocation to manage the cow-calf enterprise. Computer-aided study. Only one of AN S 427X or AN S 426 may count toward the AN S 400 level enterprise management requirement.

AN S 473A. Poultry Enterprise Management. Cr. 3. SS. Prereqs: CHEM 163 or 177 or equivalent required; BIOL 211 or 212 or equivalent recommended. Business and management aspects of the poultry industry. Emphasis on personal interactions, effective communication, interview skills, poultry management, writing a business plan, and business decisions. 2-week course. Enrollment restricted to participants in the Midwest Poultry Consortium Center of Excellence Scholarship/Internship program.

AN S 473B. Breeder Flock and Hatchery Management. Cr. 3. SS. Prereqs: CHEM 163 or 177 or equivalent required; BIOL 211 or 212 or equivalent recommended. Topics associated with the management of poultry breeder flocks and hatcheries: nutrition, lighting management, reproductive physiology, and husbandry for breeder flocks. Embryology, incubation techniques, biosecurity, and hatchery management. 2-week course. Enrollment restricted to participants in the Midwest Poultry Consortium Center of Excellence Scholarship/Internship program.

AN S 482X. Advanced Swine Science. (2-0) Cr. 2. Prereq: AN S 225 or AN S 280. An in-depth application of basic concepts covered in Basic Swine Science, focused on the scientific principles to the economical and sustainable production of pork. Detailed analysis of benchmarking, production systems, reproduction, pig flow, ventilation and herd health are discussed. Students will become knowledgeable regarding the science, complexity, and technology applied in modern swine production businesses. Graduation Restrictions: Elective credit only for majors in animal science or dairy science.

AN S 511X. Contemporary Issues in Reproductive Biology. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Recommended: enrolled in a reproductive physiology graduate project or to have taken coursework in reproductive physiology. Current reproductive biology issues and research literature. Physiological, molecular and cellular processes in reproduction. Formulate hypotheses in existing and emerging areas of reproductive biology, including central nervous system control of reproduction, gametogenesis, stem cell biology, ovarian physiology, embryogenesis, uterine function, placental biology, fetal development, infertility and reproductive immunity.

AN S 563X. Advanced Processed Meats Technology. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereqs: AN S 270 or equivalent, or at least two undergraduate courses in biology, food science, microbiology or culinology. Physical, chemical and biological properties of meat important to processed meat product characteristics. Ingredients, technology and equipment used for fresh and cured meat products. Packaging, preservation and food safety issues critical to processed meat products are emphasized.

AN S 569X. Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology. (Cross-listed with TOX 569X). Cr. 2. F. Prereqs: BBMB 301, BIOL 258 or AN S 331. Chemical agents that target developmental and reproductive systems in animals and humans, both male and female. The influence that timeline of developmental in utero and what part of reproductive organ have on outcome of environmental exposures will be developed. The physiological changes due to exposure, and mechanistic pathways activated by xenobiotics will be defined and the consequences of these changes will be explored.

AN S 573X. Fresh Meat Science and Technology. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: AN S 270 or equivalent, or minimum two undergraduate courses in biology, food science, microbiology or culinology. Quality, and sensory attributes of fresh meats and how they develop and how they are evaluated. The study of ante and postmortem factors impacting quantity, composition, structure, and chemistry of red meat and poultry muscle/meat. Graduation restriction: Students cannot receive credit for both AN S 570 and AN S 573X .

ANTHR 210X. Introduction to Asian American Studies. (Cross-listed with WLC 210X). (3-0) Cr. 3. An interdisciplinary and chronological examination of Asian American immigration experiences from the early 19th century to the 21st century. Focus on how these immigration histories are accompanied by changing racial constructions. Discussion of racial stereotyping, the model minority myth, identity development, and efforts for social justice.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement.

ANTHR 352X. Migration and Refugees in the 21st Century . (Cross-listed with POL S 352X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. The historical, economic, social, political, and environmental factors that explain human mobility in the 21st century. The definition of a “migrant” with special emphasis on refugees (people who have been forcibly displaced across national borders). Ethnographic accounts of current refugee crises and of host state policy toward refugees. Meets International Perspectives Requirement. Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

ANTHR 355X. Understanding Sub-Saharan Africa . (Cross-listed with AF AM 355X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Sophomore status or AF AM 201, ANTHR 201, 230. Survey of economic, social, political and historical processes that have shaped representations of Africa and Africans. Topics include colonialism, globalization, gender and LGTBQ rights, conflict and representations in Western media.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

ARCH 438X. Architectural Robotics. (Dual-listed with ARCH 538X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable. Prereqs: ARCH 230; ARCH 301; or equivalent skills. Junior, Senior or graduate standing. Exploration of robots as design and manufacturing tools for architects. Emphasis on developing robotic technologies and workflows with relevance to architectural design.

ARCH 451X. Whole Building Energy Performance Modeling . (Dual-listed with ARCH 551X.) (2-2) Cr. 3. Prereq: ARCH 301, 346, 346L. Open to non-majors by permission of instructor. Architectural design, design evaluation and technical analysis using energy, daylighting, and natural ventilation performance modeling tools. Emphasis will be given to whole building energy efficiency including passive and active systems integration.

ARCH 538X. Architectural Robotics. (Dual-listed with ARCH 438X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable. Prereqs: Graduate Standing and ARCH 601 or equivalent skills. Exploration of robots as design and manufacturing tools for architects. Emphasis on developing robotic technologies and workflows with relevanceto architectural design.

ARCH 540X. Regimes of Perception. (3-0) Cr. 3. Exploration of theories, methodologies, and apparatuses of projection as a spatial and material practice. Readings and discussions accompany assignments for projection through drawing, fabrication, and performance.

ARCH 551X. Whole Building Energy Performance Modeling . (Dual-listed with ARCH 451X.) (2-2) Cr. 3. Prereq: ARCH 301, 346, 346L. Open to non-majors by permission of instructor. Architectural design, design evaluation and technical analysis using energy, daylighting, and natural ventilation performance modeling tools. Emphasis will be given to whole building energy efficiency including passive and active systems integration.

ARCH 557X. Architecture and Sustainable Design. (2-1) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Enrollment in the Masters of Real Estate Management or instructor permission. Introduction to architecture and sustainable design principles for graduate students with little to no knowledge of the architectural profession. Emphasis on conceptual, technical and legal frameworks used during the architectural design and implementation process. Topics may include: fundamental design principles, key movements in architectural history, and the architect’s role in the project development process.

ARTGR 383X . A Concise History of Graphics and Sports. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. This introduction to basic concepts of branding in design explores the processes of sports, graphics of sports, design criteria of sport objects, consumer trends, and social importance of sports will be discussed. This course takes a historical perspective of sport graphics and objects starting at the first known understanding of what could be considered “Sport,” from ancient times to the present. Interpretation of sport graphics and sport objects. Measuring the sports impact and associated graphics with emotions; sounds that date the sport or strengthen our memories of them, photographs of objects and people from different periods, images of industrial, sport, agrarian and city landscapes to remind us of the dominant role played by sport/graphics or that sport object in the country of its origin.

ARTGR 483X. Science + Design: Interpretation of Natural Resources in Montana. (Dual-listed with ARTGR 583X and NREM 583X; cross-listed with NREM 483X). (1-4) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: ARTGR 271 or BIOL 211 and permission of instructor. Interdisciplinary service-learning. Design and production of natural resource related interpretive signs for Montana natural areas. Field-work experience followed by on-campus studio.

ARTGR 489X. Design Ethics. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Junior/Senior classification.  Historical and contemporary issues in ethics and decision-making related to visual arts, related visual communication, and design disciplines, including education/training, professional practice and research, the social role of design, and the implications and consequences of designed artifacts and systems.

ARTGR 583X. Science + Design: Interpretation of Natural Resources in Montana. (Dual-listed with ARTGR 483X and NREM 483X; cross-listed with NREM 583X). (1-4) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor. Interdisciplinary service-learning. Design and production of natural resource related interpretive signs for Montana natural areas. Field-work experience followed by on-campus studio.

ARTID 569EX. Advanced Studies in Interior Design: Inclusive Environments. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Graduate classification or permission of instructor. Examination of special issues with emphasis on their translation into design application.

ARTIS 170X. Exploring the Visual Arts. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Visual arts and how it relates to individuals, their community, and the importance in a cultural and global context. Understand vocabulary of the visual arts, and develop strategies for observation and critical thinking through assignments including reflective writing and observational analysis on various works of art. Engage with various visual art topics and disciplines such as: defining what art is, learning about types of art and its use and meaning of materials, how art plays a role in the expression of humanity, and how personal awareness and perspective can benefit from the engagement of art.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

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B M S 503X. Fundamentals of Biomedical Sciences . (1-0) Cr. 1. F. Prereq: Admission to B M S Graduate Program . Institutional training essential for biomedical research, orientation to institutional career services and communication resources, professional development activities and practice with critical evaluation of data presentation and interpretation in biomedical literature.

B M S 535X. Molecular and Cellular Basis of Disease. (1-0) Cr. 1. F. Prereqs: Graduate student status. Descriptions of molecular and cellular biology, especially as it pertains to veterinary medicine. Discussions of cellular components, cellular functions and anomalies thereof. Emphasis placed on divergences relevant to companion animals and livestock.

BBMB 512X. Principles of Glycobiology. (2-0) Cr. 2. S. Prereq: 3 credits in Organic Chemistry. Structure, synthesis, and functions of glycans, glycoproteins, glycolipids, and glycosylated secondary metabolites in prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms. Fundamental role of glycans in living organisms along with the most advanced techniques used for their characterization. Biotechnological applications of glycans and glycoconjugates for human needs.

BBMB 531X. Plant Biochemistry. (2-0) Cr. 2. F. Prereqs: BBMB 301 or equivalent. In-depth exploration of plant biochemistry with a focus on the unique aspects of plants versus heterotrophic organisms. Analysis of unique pathways, metabolic trafficking between unique organelles and tissues, and techniques for their characterization.

BBMB 549X. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. (Cross-listed with CHEM 549X). (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: any one of the following: CHEM 324, CHEM 325, BBMB 461, BBMB 561. Theoretical principles of NMR, practical aspects of experimental NMR, solution and solid state NMR, methodologies for molecule characterization, protein structure determination, NMR relaxation, and recent advances.

BBMB 553X. Current Research in Chemical and Physical Biology. (2-0) Cr. 2. F.  Prereqs: BBMB 404 or equivalent. Principles and applications of chemical and physical methods to analyze biological structures and function ranging from cells to individual biomolecules. Synthetic and biosynthetic strategies, cell surface engineering, single molecule and super-resolution spectroscopy and imaging, membrane biophysics, and use of nuclear magnetic resonance.

BCB 523X. Mathematical Modeling in Biology . (Dual-listed with MATH 423X; Cross-listed with MATH 523X and BCBIO 423X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: MATH 266 or equivalent; MATH 265 or equivalent recommended. Introduction to mathematical techniques for modeling and simulation, parameter identification, and analysis of biological systems. Applications drawn from many branches of biology and medicine. Apply differential equations, difference equations, and dynamical systems theory to a wide array of biological problems.

BCB 693X.  Entrepreneurship for Graduate Students in Science and Engineering . (Cross-listed with AGRON 693X, E E 693X, ENGR 693X, GENET 693X, and M E 693X). (1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.  Prereq: Graduate student status and completion of at least one semester of graduate coursework. Understanding key topics of starting a technology based company, from development of technology-led idea to early-stage entrepreneurial business. Concepts discussed include: entrepreneurship basics, starting a business, funding your business, protecting your technology/business IP. Subject matter experts and successful, technology-based entrepreneurs will provide real world examples from their experience with entrepreneurship. Learn about the world class entrepreneurship ecosystem at ISU and Central Iowa. Satisfactory-fail only.

BCBIO 423X. Mathematical Modeling in Biology . (Dual-listed with MATH 523X; Cross-listed with MATH 423X and BCB 523X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: MATH 266 or equivalent; MATH 265 or equivalent recommended. Introduction to mathematical techniques for modeling and simulation, parameter identification, and analysis of biological systems. Applications drawn from many branches of biology and medicine. Apply differential equations, difference equations, and dynamical systems theory to a wide array of biological problems.

BIOL 358X. Bee Biology, Management, and Beekeeping. (Cross-listed with ENT 358X). (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Biology and management of bee pollinators, focusing on honey bees.  Working with live bee hives and demonstration of practical beekeeping skills will occur during weekend trips to local hives.

BIOL 420X. Plant Molecular Biology. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereqs: BIOL 211 & BIOL 212.  Molecular aspects of plant biology with an emphasis on model seed plants. Topics include plant metabolism, genome organization and expression, cell architecture, membrane transport, protein trafficking and special topics related to development and response to biological and environmental stimuli. Includes examples from contemporary experimental plant biology research.

BIOL 421X. Biology of Aging. (3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. F., offered in 2020. Prereqs: BIOL 211 and BIOL 212. B asic biological principles of aging. Course modules include an introduction to the aging process, body systems and normal aging, and environment and the biology of aging. In addition, disorders and diseases of aging, prevention and treatment and exercise and aging topics will be covered.

BRT 543X. Energy Policy. (Cross-listed with POL S 443X and POL S 543X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: Junior classification. Energy policies and related social, environmental, and political issues. Energy problems and the impact of energy policies.

BUSAD 110X. Communication Skills for Professionalism . (1-0) Cr. 1. F. Intended for non-native English speakers to acquire the critical academic and social skills necessary to succeed academically at Iowa State and professionally in the workforce. Enhance communication skill sets such as vocabulary, organization, and public speaking, and how to meet professionalism expectations in the classroom and beyond. Satisfactory-Fail.

BUSAD 295X. Introduction to Executive Analysis and Presentation . Cr. 3. F.S. Introduction to techniques to effectively analyze business issues and develop/deliver an effective executive level presentation to a high-level corporate audience such as a board of directors or executive committee. Simulate board and C level environments where executives deal with strategic decisions regarding organizational initiatives. Topics include analysis, presentation flow, presentation content, and presentation delivery.

BUSAD 491X. Okoboji Entrepreneurship Institute. Cr. 1-3. Prereq: Selection to Okoboji Entrepreneurship Institute. Advanced study of entrepreneurship that includes a team-based entrepreneurial simulation, seminars with successful entrepreneurs and business community leaders, a formal pitch presentation, and networking and mentoring in an immersive experiential environment. Students must apply and be selected for participation.

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C DEV 501X. Foundations of Community Development . (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.SS. Introduction to the philosophy, techniques, and methodologies of community development relative to engagement, planning, evaluation, economic analysis, leadership and capacity building. The purpose of the course is to engage students in some of the kinds of activities community development professionals often encounter and develop a broad understanding of the application of that work.

C E 190X. Introduction to Undergraduate Research in Civil and Environmental Engineering . Cr. 2. Prereq: Permission of instructor . Introduction to research, focusing on sub-disciplines of civil engineering. Research questions, hypotheses, literature reviews, experimental design, data collection, data analysis, and presentation. Topics chosen to introduce students to water resources, environmental engineering, transportation engineering, geotechnical/materials engineering, or structural engineering.

C E 462X.  Site Evaluations for Civil Engineering Projects. (2-3) Cr. 3. Prereq: C E 360 or instructor approval. Identification and mapping of engineering soils from aerial photos, maps, and soil surveys. Planning subsurface investigations, geomaterials prospecting, geotechnical hazards, geomorphology, in situ testing and sampling, geophysical site characterization, instrumentation and monitoring, interpretation of engineering parameter values for design.

C E 519X. Methods for Data-Driven Computational Engineering Research . (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Permission of Instructor . Recent advances in computational and statistical methods and theories that will promote data-driven engineering research. Solve various engineering problems involving complex, large-scale engineering data. Experience representing complex engineering data and real-world populations, handle uncertainty behind the data, assess impact of the uncertainty on complex engineering responses, learn and predict engineering responses by solely using data, leverage data to complement high-precision computer simulations, handle random real-world information, and cure engineering data plagued with many incomplete data points. High-performance cluster of CoE (HPC-Class) will be utilized for computational exercises and practical projects. Ample examples and computational programs will be provided to students for applications to their own research .

C E 566X. Geomechanical Modeling Using Discrete Element Methods. (2-2) Cr. 3. S. Prereqs: MATH 207, E M 324, C E 360. General DEM formulations, modeling methodology, simulations of coarse-grained granular materials (sands), simulations of rock or other brittle materials, and more specific problems such as wave propagation, heat transfer, and particle-fluid interaction.

C E 594TX. Spl Topics Construction Engr and Mgt: Principles and Practices Teaching Civil and Construction Engr. Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. Prereq: Permission of instructor.  Instruct graduate students as teaching assistants and future civil and construction engineering instructors in principles and practices of teaching in civil and construction engineering.

C E 650DX. Advanced Topics in Transportation Engineering: Traffic Simulation. (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable. Prereq: Permission of Transportation Engineering graduate faculty.

C R P 593X. Field Trip. Cr. 1-2. F.S.SS. Prereq: Graduate standing; C R P major or permission of instructor. Field travel, either domestic or international, to observe and analyze local professional planning practices and to provide firsthand exposure to the destination community and its residents. Satisfactory-Fail.

CH E 410X. Electrochemical Engineering. (3-0) Cr. 3. (Dual-listed with CH E 510X). Prereq:  CH E 357, CH E 381, CH E 382. Electrochemical engineering principles in thermodynamics, electrode kinetics, charge and mass transport; modeling and simulation; electrocatalysis; electrochemical reactions; applications of electrochemical engineering in fuel cells, batteries and electrolyzers.

CH E 412X. Core Concepts in Chemical Engineering. (3-0). Cr. 3. S. SS. Prereqs: CHEM 325, MATH 267, PHYS 221. Survey of the engineering science fundamentals in chemical engineering. Topics include material balances, energy balances, thermodynamics, transport phenomena, and reaction engineering.

CH E 510X. Electrochemical Engineering. (3-0) Cr. 3. (Dual-listed with CH E 410X). Prereq:  CH E 357, CH E 381, CH E 382. Electrochemical engineering principles in thermodynamics, electrode kinetics, charge and mass transport; modeling and simulation; electrocatalysis; electrochemical reactions; applications of electrochemical engineering in fuel cells, batteries and electrolyzers.

CH E 580X. Introduction of Project Management for Thesis Research. (Cross-listed with M S E 580X and I E 580X). (1-0) Cr. 1. F.S. Tools and skills of Project Management (PM) adapted from industry to improve efficiency in thesis research. Project charter initiation for thesis, timeline and meeting scheduling tools, expectation management, and communication with advisors. Practice of the PM skills using student’s own thesis. Presentation of a project charter. Demonstration of knowledge of related PM skills and the ability of utilizing these skills for thesis research. Sharing thesis ideas and learning experience in the Graduate for Advancing Professional Skills (GAPS) learning community. Satisfactory-fail grading only.

CHEM 549X. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. (Cross-listed with BBMB 549X). (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: any one of the following: CHEM 324, CHEM 325, BBMB 461, BBMB 561. Theoretical principles of NMR, practical aspects of experimental NMR, solution and solid state NMR, methodologies for molecule characterization, protein structure determination, NMR relaxation, and recent advances.

CJ ST 120X. The Criminal Justice League Learning Community Seminar . (1-0) Cr. 1. Orientation to academic program requirements, career awareness, strategies for successful transition to college. Topics include: University and LAS College requirements and procedures; occupational tracks and career options open to criminal justice; and introduction to career planning. Satisfactory-Fail.

CJ ST 121X. The Criminal Justice League Learning Community Seminar II . (1-0) Cr. 1. Foundations for student success in the criminal justice major. Students will examine current issues in crime and criminal justice and build career awareness and planning skills through guest speakers and field trips. Satisfactory-Fail.

CJ ST 335X. Race, Ethnicity, and the US Criminal Justice System. (Cross-listed with AF AM 335X). (2-1) Cr. 3.  Prereq: CJ ST 240 or AF AM 201. Empirical and theoretical readings on the intersection of race, ethnicity, crime, and the criminal justice system in contemporary society. Topics include, but are not limited to racial and ethnic relations in society, media, violence, policing, and disparity and discrimination in crime and punishment. Criminological theories of racial and ethnic antagonism.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement.

CJ ST 354X.  Prevention of Crime and Delinquency . (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: CJ ST 240.  Introduction to various efforts to prevent crime and juvenile delinquency, as well as the reduction of specific risk factors for both. Theories that provide the baseline for various approaches to prevention, as well as the development, operation and effectiveness of prevention efforts centered in various social institutions such as the family, schools, neighborhoods/communities, religion and the media. Examine programs originating from within the traditional criminal justice institutions of the police, courts, and correctional systems.

CJ ST 360X. Latinas and Victimization. (Cross-listed with US LS 360X). (3-0). Cr. 3. S. Intersections of race/ethnicity, class, gender, culture, acculturation, and immigration/migration in the victimization experiences of Latina women interacting with criminal justice systems and services. Topics include: domestic/intimate partner violence, sexual assault, human trafficking among Hispanic, Latina, and Chicana women, and the impact of language barriers, abuser threats of deportation, social and institutional discrimination and racism, cultural norms, and cultural insensitivity among first responders and service providers on help-seeking, well-being, and interactions with the criminal justice system.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement.

CJ ST 451X.  Contemporary Issues in Policing . (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: CJ ST 351 and Criminal Justice major.  Introduction to contemporary issues in policing in the United States. Topics include: the media/law enforcement relationship, cultural competence for police, use of technology, and career foundations for hiring and advancement. Scenario-based learning in individual and group settings will help students to grasp the challenges next generation leaders will face in policing.

CJ ST 470X. Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Ethical issues and considerations in policing, the practice of law, sentencing, corrections, criminal justice research, and crime control policy. Decision-making by criminal justice professionals in an environment of competing interest. Policy and legal issues confronting the American criminal justice system from an ethical perspective. Emphasis on moral and ethical issues in the criminal justice process.

CL ST 410X. Soul, Mind, and World in Ancient Greek Philosophy. (Cross-listed with PHIL 410X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: At least 6 credits of Philosophy or Classical Studies. Prominent theories of soul and mind developed by Greek philosophers in the classical period (roughly 500 BCE-200 CE).Special attention paid to the ways these thinkers locate their psychological theories within their general metaphysical views, for example the way Aristotle locates his theory of soul and body within his general theory of form and matter.The primary goal is to understand these theories on their own terms but among the issues to be covered are several of continuing interest in philosophy, such as the relationship between mind and body and the possibility of weakness of the will.Philosophers to be studied include Plato, Aristotle, and some of their predecessors and successors.

CMDIS 480DX. Speech and Hearing Science . (Cross-listed with LING 480DX). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: CMDIS 275 or CMDIS 371 . Basic acoustics, auditory acoustics, speech acoustics, and theories and models of speech perception and speech production.

COM S 407X. Applied Formal Methods. (Dual-listed with COM S 507X and AER E 507X; Cross-listed with AER E 407X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: AER E 361 for AER E majors. COM S 311 for COM S majors. AER E 361 or COM S 311, or equivalent course, plus instructor permission for other majors. Introduction to the fundamentals of formal methods, a set of mathematically rigorous techniques for the formal specification, validation, and verification of safety-critical systems. Tools, techniques, and applications of formal methods with an emphasis on real-world use-cases such as enabling autonomous operation. Students will build experience in writing mathematically analyzable specifications from English operational concepts for real systems, such as aircraft and spacecraft. Review capabilities and limitations of formal methods in the design, verification, and system health management of today's complex systems.

COM S 507X. Applied Formal Methods. (Dual-listed with COM S 407X and AER E 407X; Cross-listed with AER E 507X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: AER E 361 for AER E majors. COM S 311 for COM S majors. AER E 361 or COM S 311, or equivalent course, plus instructor permission for other majors. Introduction to the fundamentals of formal methods, a set of mathematically rigorous techniques for the formal specification, validation, and verification of safety-critical systems. Tools, techniques, and applications of formal methods with an emphasis on real-world use-cases such as enabling autonomous operation. Students will build experience in writing mathematically analyzable specifications from English operational concepts for real systems, such as aircraft and spacecraft. Review capabilities and limitations of formal methods in the design, verification, and system health management of today's complex systems.

COM S 527X. Concurrent Systems. (Cross-listed with CPR E 527X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: COM S 352. Fundamentals and advances in concurrent systems in the context of GPUs, multicore and HPC systems with specific focus on parallel programming models. Discussion of high-performance computing, GPGPU, scaling deep neural network training, high-performance deep learning, engineering parallel software and parallel design patterns.

COM S 579X. Natural Language Processing . (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: COM S 474/574 or Com S 573. Introduction to NLP and its connection with other branches of Artificial Intelligence, such as machine learning and knowledge representation. Text analysis including n-gram language models, stemming and lemmatization, part-of-speech (POS) tagging. Topic modeling, summarization, text classification, knowledge extraction, and text reasoning. Applications of deep learning in NLP including question answering, machine reading comprehension, word and sentence embedding. Research project required.

COM S 688A. Advanced Topics in Computer Networks: Foundations. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Prereq: COM S 586 or CPR E 530. Theoretical aspects of computer networks. Topics include cross-layer congestion control, routing, and scheduling optimization for wireless networks, distributed network optimization algorithms, and networking for big data.

COM S 688B. Advanced Topics in Computer Networks: Systems. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Prereq: COM S 586 or CPR E 530. Advanced topics in internet design and analysis. Topics can include Internet architecture, inter-domain routing, Internet topology, passive and active Internet measurements, and Internet data analysis.

COM S 688C. Advanced Topics in Computer Networks: Security/Privacy. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Prereq: COM S 586 or CPR E 530. Advanced topics in network security and privacy. Topics can include security and privacy issues in cloud data center networks, wireless networks, vehicular networks, sustainable sensor networks, and the Internet of Things (IoT) systems, dark web, The Onion Router (TOR), cybersecurity, criminal hackers, and virtual currency.

COMST 450A. Special Topics in Communication Studies: General . (3-0) Cr. 3. Research and theory related to special topics and issues in communication studies.

COMST 450B. Special Topics in Communication Studies: Health Communication . (3-0) Cr. 3. Research and theory related to special topics and issues in communication studies.

CPR E 301X. ECSEL Leadership Studio. (Cross-listed with E E 301X). (1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S. Introductory leadership course provides emerging student leaders with an understanding of effective leadership practices, social change strategies, and information on engagement opportunities on campus and in the community. Students will be expected to connect course content to their lives, critically analyze their experiences, and to become civically engaged in society.

CPR E 318X. Solar Powered Racing Vehicles - Design, Construction and Racing. (Cross-listed with ME 318X, E E 318X, MAT E 318X).  (3-0) Cr. 3. Irr. F. Repeatable. Prereq: Permission of instructor and department. Project-based course centered on the design, construction and racing of a solar powered vehicle; focus will be around hands on design and manufacturing of solar car with support from leading companies and collaborators, accompanied by a series of focus-based classes, workshops and networking events optimized to enhance the student's learning experience and employability.

CPR E 437X. Introduction to Wireless Security . (Cross-listed with CYB E 437X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: CPR E 331 or CPR E 430. With communication and network services and applications increasingly leveraging wireless media, the importance of information and network security in the wireless domain continues to grow. The challenges of providing secure communication and network services are considerably more difficult in wireless environments than in traditional wired systems (e.g., the Internet), so the focus of the course will be purely wireless covering both networking issues and security aspects of modern wireless environments. Fundamentals of mobile LANs and WANs, ad hoc, sensor networks/internet of things and cloud, mobile IP/TCP, confidentiality, key establishment, authentication, broadcasting, RFIDs, and rogue attacks.

CPR E 440X. Operating System Security. (Cross-listed with CYB E 440X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereqs: CPR E 308 OR COM S 352. Focus on fundamentals and advanced topics in operating system (OS) security. Design issues, principles, mechanisms, and good practice for design and implementation of secure computer/OS systems. Threat models, vulnerabilities, attacks compromise security, and advanced OS-level techniques for achieving security. Topics include OS security concepts and principles, seminal security in Multics, vulnerabilities in ordinary systems, secure capability systems, information flow control, mandatory access control, security kernels, memory protection, file system, virtual machine systems, hardware/architecture support (e.g., Intel SGX) for OS security, secure microkernel OSes (e.g., seL4, QNX), modern mobile operating systems (e.g., Android and iOS), and security from end-user perspective. Assignments include labs exploring and implementing the technologies in the context of the Linux, Android, and seL4 systems (some involving kernel programming).

CPR E 482X. Hardware Design for Machine Learning. (3-3) Cr. 4. Prereqs: CPR E 381 or COM S 321. Introduction to hardware architectures for machine learning. Full system view – machinelearning frameworks to hardware interface to hardware architecture. General purpose CPU extensions for machine learning. GPU extensions for machine learning. Spatial architec-tures for machine learning. Performance, energy, and accuracy trade-offs. Hardware designoptimizations for machine learning, including quantization, data re-use, SIMD, and SIMT. Lab section will culminate with the design and evaluation of an application-specific machinelearning accelerator.

CPR E 527X. Concurrent Systems. (Cross-listed with COM S 527X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: COM S 352. Fundamentals and advances in concurrent systems in the context of GPUs, multicore and HPC systems with specific focus on parallel programming models. Discussion of high-performance computing, GPGPU, scaling deep neural network training, high-performance deep learning, engineering parallel software and parallel design patterns.

CPR E 562X. Secure Software Engineering. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq:  CPR E 308 or COM S 352. Fundamentals and techniques to design and implement software systems. Assessment of security vulnerabilities in software systems, exploitation of software vulnerabilities, and methods to secure vulnerable software. Secure coding practices, data analytics for security, microservices and cloud services security. Reverse engineering and security assessment of cyber-physical systems.

CPR E 563X. Advanced Data Storage Systems. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: CPR E 308 OR COM S 352. Focus on how to keep valuable digital data (e.g., scientific computations, financial transactions, family photos) safely in modern computer systems. Fundamentals of data storage technologies including state of the art. Topics include storage hardware, Linux file systems, and warehouse-scale big data storage, with an emphasis on the design tradeoffs for robustness and security. Team projects based on high-impact open-source systems.

CPR E 595X. Independent Study. Cr. 1-3. F.S.SS. Investigation of an approved topic commensurate with the student's prerequisites.

CYB E 396X. Summer Internship . Cr. R. Repeatable. S. Prereq: Permission of department and Engineering Career Services . Professional work period of at least 10 weeks during the summer. Students must register for this course prior to commencing work. Satisfactory - Fail.

CYB E 398X. Cooperative Edcuation (Co-op). Prereq: Permission of department and Engineering Career Services . Professional work period. One semester per academic or calendar year. Students must register for this course before commencing work. Satisfactory - Fail.

CYB E 437X. Introduction to Wireless Security. (Cross-listed with CPR E 437X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: CPR E 331 or CPR E 430. With communication and network services and applications increasingly leveraging wireless media, the importance of information and network security in the wireless domain continues to grow. The challenges of providing secure communication and network services are considerably more difficult in wireless environments than in traditional wired systems (e.g., the Internet), so the focus of the course will be purely wireless covering both networking issues and security aspects of modern wireless environments. Fundamentals of mobile LANs and WANs, ad hoc, sensor networks/internet of things and cloud, mobile IP/TCP, confidentiality, key establishment, authentication, broadcasting, RFIDs, and rogue attacks.

CYB E 440X. Operating System Security. (Cross-listed with CPR E 440X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereqs: CPR E 308 OR COM S 352. Focus on fundamentals and advanced topics in operating system (OS) security. Design issues, principles, mechanisms, and good practice for design and implementation of secure computer/OS systems. Threat models, vulnerabilities, attacks compromise security, and advanced OS-level techniques for achieving security. Topics include OS security concepts and principles, seminal security in Multics, vulnerabilities in ordinary systems, secure capability systems, information flow control, mandatory access control, security kernels, memory protection, file system, virtual machine systems, hardware/architecture support (e.g., Intel SGX) for OS security, secure microkernel OSes (e.g., seL4, QNX), modern mobile operating systems (e.g., Android and iOS), and security from end-user perspective. Assignments include labs exploring and implementing the technologies in the context of the Linux, Android, and seL4 systems (some involving kernel programming).

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DIET 512X. Nutritional Epidemiology. (3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. S. (offered in 2021). Important issues related to designing, conducting, and interpreting research on the role of diet or physical activity in the development of disease (& health) in human populations.

DIET 548X. Nutrition and Physical Activity Assessment. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Introduction to a variety of nutrition and physical activity assessment tools. Opportunity to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of different tools and gain experience collecting, analyzing, and interpreting nutrition and physical activity data.

DIET 551X. Advanced Nutrition: Nutrigenomics, Nutrigenetics & Advanced Lipid Metabolism in Human Nutrition. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Exploration and integration of topics and ideas that are at the forefront of the field of nutritional science. Examination of topics that are new and/or controversial and have implications that range from the cellular/molecular/biochemical level up to clinical/educational level. Emphasis on the integrative and complex nature of human nutrition research from basic science to clinical studies to population studies and dietary recommendations.

DIET 576X. Diabetes Medical Nutrition Therapy. Cr. 3. Prereq: Course in medical nutrition therapy or permission of instructor. An in-depth study of diabetes management with emphasis in nutrition care. Topics will include diabetes pathophysiology, clinical care guidelines, basic pharmacology, clinical nutrition education and counseling strategies, and nutrition care planning.

DSN S 118X. Global Design Connection Learning Community Orientation . Cr. .5. Repeatable. For International students and interested domestic students registered in the College of Design Core Program. Orientation to the College of Design cultural community. Introduction to cross-cultural communication strategies and inclusion. Weekly meetings will include the introduction of culture, discussion of cultural differences and similarities and barriers to communication, as well as conversations on how to promote cultural learning and understanding throughout the College of Design, Iowa State University and the greater Ames Community. Satisfactory - Fail.

DSN S 501X. Introduction to Research Design. Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Admission into a graduate program or senior standing . Introduction to research design and methodology in social science research. Essential knowledge and skills required to frame and conduct research independently. Emphasizes various aspects of research design including: foundations of research; understanding research -related concepts; research ethics; developing research questions; reviewing literature and theory; critiquing and evaluating research studies; exploring data collection and analysis; writing research proposal and presenting findings to a diverse audience.

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E E 301X. ECSEL Leadership Studio. (Cross-listed with CPR E 301X). (1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S. Introductory leadership course provides emerging student leaders with an understanding of effective leadership practices, social change strategies, and information on engagement opportunities on campus and in the community. Students will be expected to connect course content to their lives, critically analyze their experiences, and to become civically engaged in society.

E E 318X. Solar Powered Racing Vehicles - Design, Construction and Racing. (Cross-listed with ME 318X, CPR E 318X, MAT E 318X).  (3-0) Cr. 3. Irr. F. Repeatable. Prereq: Permission of instructor and department. Project-based course centered on the design, construction and racing of a solar powered vehicle; focus will be around hands on design and manufacturing of solar car with support from leading companies and collaborators, accompanied by a series of focus-based classes, workshops and networking events optimized to enhance the student's learning experience and employability.

E E 411X. Wave Propagation and Transmission Lines. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Pre-req: E E 311. Time varying Maxwell’s equations; wave equation in an unbounded generally lossy (multi-layered) media; uniform plane waves, dielectric constant, propagation, attenuation and phase constants; wave impedance; phase and group velocities; wave polarization; reflection and transmission coefficients (at oblique incidence) at boundaries (conducting and dielectric); Doppler effect; transmission lines; propagation, attenuation, phase constants; phase velocity; characteristic impedance; load impedance and its influence; reflection and transmission coefficients; cascaded transmission lines; steady-state voltage and current; standing waves; SWR; Smith chart; matching techniques including, quarter-wave matching, single and double stub matching.

E E 592X. Seminar in Electical Engineering. Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S. Technical seminar presentations on topics in various areas in electrical engineering. It will have the following sections, corresponding to graduate study areas in the department: Bioengineering; Communications, signal processing, and machine learning; Electric power and energy systems; Electromagnetic, microwave, and nondestructive evaluation; Microelectronics and photonics; Systems and controls; and VLSI. Satisfactory-Fail.

E E 595X. Independent Study. Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS. Investigation of an approved topic commensurate with the student's prerequisites.

E E 617X. Advanced Topics in Antenna Analysis and Design . (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: E E 417 or E E 517 . Introduction to several advanced topics related to antenna design, analysis, and fabrication; beyond what is covered in E E 417 or E E 517 which primarily addresses fundamental foundations of antenna theory, analysis, and design. Topics include: Radiation integrals and methods; Polarization, in a comprehensive manner; antenna synthesis and continuous sources; Integral equations, self and mutual impedances, and vector effective length; Aperture antennas and field calculation fundamentals; Near-field to far-field transformation; Microstrip antennas; and Reconfigurable antenna fundamentals. Assignments will involve the use of numerical electromagnetic solvers such as HFSS and CST Microwave Studio. Expands skill sets in the area of numerical EM analysis, which is a critical issue for practical and advanced antenna design problems.

E E 623X. High-Dimensional Probability and Linear Algebra for Machine Learning. (Cross-listed with MATH 623X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: MATH 510 or MATH 507; E E 523 or STAT 542. Key topics from non-asymptotic random matrix theory: Bounds on minimum and maximum singular values of many classes of high-dimensional random matrices, and on sums of a large number of random matrices. Chaining. Other linear algebra and probability concepts commonly used in Theoretical Machine Learning research. Discussion of recent papers in this area.

E E 693X.  Entrepreneurship for Graduate Students in Science and Engineering . (Cross-listed with AGRON 693X, BCB 693X, ENGR 693X, GENET 693X, and M E 693X). (1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.  Prereq: Graduate student status and completion of at least one semester of graduate coursework. Understanding key topics of starting a technology based company, from development of technology-led idea to early-stage entrepreneurial business. Concepts discussed include: entrepreneurship basics, starting a business, funding your business, protecting your technology/business IP. Subject matter experts and successful, technology-based entrepreneurs will provide real world examples from their experience with entrepreneurship. Learn about the world class entrepreneurship ecosystem at ISU and Central Iowa. Satisfactory-fail only.

E M 584X. High Pressure Mechanics and Phase Transformations. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereqs: E M 566 or premission of instructor. Techniques for producing static high pressure and measurements. Traditional and rotational diamond anvil cell. Phase diagrams. Pressure, stress, and plastic strain induced phase transformations: continuum thermodynamics and kinetics. Elasticity and plastic flow under high pressure. Transformation pressure hysteresis. Material synthesis and search for new phases. Interaction between phase transformations and plasticity under high pressure. High pressure mechanochemistry. Multiscale modeling.

E M 586X. Micromechanics of Structural Changes in Materials. (2-1) Cr. 3. F. Prereqs: E M 566 or permission of instructor. Continuum and micromechanical approaches to material deformation, phase transformations, and microstructure evolution. Thermodynamics and kinetics. Eshelby inclusion. Interface propagation and reorientation. Microscale phase field approach. Large strain formulation. Phase transformations, chemical reactions, twinning, and fracture.

ECON 194X. Special Topics in Economics. Cr. 1. Repeatable. 8 week course. Instructor-arranged topics exploring economics concept and tools.

ECON 383X. Economics of Innovation . Cr. 3. F.  Prereq: ECON 101. Key concepts in the economics of innovation. Definition and measure of innovation; useful mental frameworks in understanding innovation; factors that drive innovation; and policies and actions that impact direction and rate of innovation.

ECON 511X. Research Seminar in Experimental Economics . (3-0) Cr. 3. F.  Prereq: ECON 510.  Design, conduct, interpret, and report on economic experiments. Preparation of a potentially publishable experimental research paper. Topics vary according to student interest.

ECON 531X. Trends Impacting Agri-Food Businesses. Cr. 2. F. Prereq: Enrollment in The Ivy Executive MBA program within the Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University. Explore trends impacting agricultural and food businesses. Video interviews with a range of entrepreneurs, investors and industry experts will expose students to a variety of ideas and opinions on the most important trends and issues impacting the future structure of agri-food markets and explore the implications for agri-food businesses. In addition, students will be challenged to develop their own ideas about how these trends will impact their business and career.

ECON 557X. International Finance. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: ECON 302. National income accounting and balance of payments; foreign exchange rates and exchange rate markets; money, interest rates, and exchange rate determination; prices, exchange rates, and output in the short run; international monetary arrangements; fixed versus flexible exchange rates; optimal currency areas; international capital flows; currency and financial crises in emerging markets.
Meets International Perspective Requirement.

ECON 594X. Research Methods in Economics I . (1-0) Cr. 1. F. Prereq: Graduate status or permission of instructor. Introduction to methods used in empirical economic research. Formulation of well-posed economic questions, locating and evaluating relevant literature, and meaning of testable hypotheses.

ECON 595X. Research Methods in Economics II. (1-0) Cr. 1. S. Prereq: Graduate status or permission of instructor. Develop skills required to successfully acquire, manipulate and analyze data that can be used for conducting empirical economic research. Topics include research design, developing workflows that support reproducible analysis, data visualization and related issues. Hands on work with one or more example data sets to gain experience and confidence in using statistical software and interpreting the results of this analysis.

ECON 596X. Research Methods in Economics III. (1-0) Cr. 1. S. Prereq: Graduate status or permission of instructor. Formulation of the research question, problem identification, literature review, data identification, formulation and testing of hypotheses, and presentation of research results. Lectures will build on assigned readings, and cover components of applied economic research, and writing skills. Student research presentations and lectures by invited speakers. Students develop their creative component in a “hands on” environment where the instructor and others can offer guidance.

EDADM 627X. Transformative Instructional Leadership. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Graduate status. Accountability strategies for applying leadership theory to student achievement, evaluation, governance, systems thinking, change agentry, and communication and collaboration with various publics. Engage with the PSEL and NELP standards for administrators and districts, coach and evaluate their administrative team. Conduct an analysis of PK-12 school curricula (hidden, explicit, and null), including current and historical curriculum and instructional issues; design, development, and evaluation of instructional materials. Develop a vision of learning and instructional program that promotes student learning and staff professional growth. Examine the role curricula play in maintaining and advancing bodies of thought, norms, and historic attitudes. Utilize critical curriculum leadership theories to promote socially just curriculum and instructional leadership. Clinical field work requirement embedded in course- 50hrs per course to meet the required 400 hrs. total.

EDADM 636X. Culturally Responsive Leadership. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Admission to the Education Doctorate program. Culturally Responsive Leadership as a pillar of social justice in educational settings. Historical origins of and emerging frameworks of Culturally Responsive Leadership; contextualizing how educational leaders can embed culturally responsive practices.

EDADM 637X. Equity in HR and Fiscal Management. Cr. 3. Prereq: Admission to the Ed.D. Program. Hiring of personnel and management of school operations; accountability and ethical business practices; risk management; school plant operations, food service and student transportation. Includes attendance at selected sessions of the Iowa School Business Management Academy at the end of the spring term and three additional class sessions during the summer. SBO Academy - 18 contact hours on topics related to legal governance, human resources, risk management insurance, support services: transportation, nutrition services, facility planning and management and fiscal management will be a part of the Iowa School Business Management Academy (ISBMA).

EDUC 203X. A Connected World: Technology for Learning, Creating, and Collaborating. (1-0) Cr. 1. F.S. Theories, principles and best practices of utilizing technology for learning. Topics include review of the current and emerging technologies to support creativity, problem solving, and collaboration, with a focus on safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology. Hybrid (online and face-to-face). Satisfactory-Fail only .

EDUC 303X. Introduction to Educational Technology. (1-0) Cr. 1. FS. Prereq: EDUC 203X, Admission to Teacher Education. Introductory course on educational technology for secondary and K-12 teachers. Topics include technology integration, lesson planning with technology, fair use, and equity issues. Hybrid (online and face-to-face). Satisfactory-Fail only.

EDUC 403X. Intermediate Educational Technology. (1-0) Cr. 1. F.S. Prereq: EDUC 303X, Admission to Teacher Education . Intermediate course on educational technology for secondary and K-12 teachers. Topics include lesson planning with technology and assessment with technology. Students in EDUC 403 will actively participate seminar activities and model technology integration. Hybrid (online and face-to-face). Satisfactory-Fail only.

EDUC 441X. Teaching and Learning with Insects. Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S. Prereqs: Junior standing. Concurrently enrolled in Block I practicum in Fall and Block II practicum in Spring (Elementary Education). Introduction to the biology and natural and social ecology of insects with a focus on the use of insect inquiry in the K-8 classroom, and to culturally- and linguistically-responsive and ambitious science teaching, as well as community-based participatory or “citizen science” research. In- and out-of-school teaching and educational activities related to insects. Intended for Elementary Education Majors and other students with an interest in engaging learners’ curiosity about the world through insect biology and the relationship between insects, humans, and public health.

EDUC 521X. Introduction to the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics and Science. Cr. 3. SS. Prereq:  Admission into graduate program secondary mathematics or science education . Provides future secondary teachers with opportunities to explore learning theories and approaches for teaching mathematics and science, especially those related to constructivism and social constructivism. Opportunities to understand how students learn mathematics and science and how to assess secondary students’ understanding in these content areas. Includes 12-hours (2 full days) of classroom observation in a nearby middle or high school and may include other practical experiences in teaching math and science.

EDUC 569X. Critical Disciplinary Literacy across the Content Areas . (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: Graduate classification. Guided by frameworks of critical literacies and sociocultural theories of disciplinary literacy, students investigate the specialized and unique histories, discourses, practices,
norms, and skills of select disciplines/programs/fields. Course is intended/differentiated
for graduate students from various disciplines/programs/fields. Students will design their
own inquiry-based critical disciplinary literacy research project.

EDUC 583X. Inequality & Schooling in the U.S. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: Graduate status. General introduction to the disciplinary tools of social and cultural studies to examine historical and contemporary inequalities and attempts to disrupt them in U.S. schools. Required for all TLLP doctoral students.

EDUC 680X. Motivation in Educational Contexts. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Graduate Status.  Current conceptualizations and research regarding motivation in educational contexts from Pre-K through college. Understanding historical development of a body of research, including critical examination of inclusivity. Implications for education and practice.

EL PS 650DX. Doctoral Seminar: Identifying a Research Topic. (1-0) Cr. 1. Pre-req: Graduate status. Orient students with the Dissertation in Practice (DiP) outlined by the Carnegie Project for the Education Doctorate (CPED), to equip students with the knowledge and skills to identify a topic for their own (DiP), and to begin thinking through the basics components of their DiP.

EL PS 650EX. Doctoral Seminar: Developing a Research Design . (1-0) Cr. 1. Pre-req: Graduate status. Develop ideas for the DiP by refining formal research questions, thinking through potential theoretical frameworks, and developing a short thought paper that can be used to build the rest of their DiP committees including the Program of Study Committee.

EL PS 654X. Scholar Practitioner Research and Inquiry. (3-0) Cr. 3. Pre-reqs: Graduate standing and admission to Ed.D. program. Introductory doctoral research course addresses the fundamental concepts and procedures that form the foundations of empirical research in the social sciences and education. Orient scholar-practitioners regarding how to design an empirical research study that identifies a problem of practice, and developing the necessary knowledge and skills to complete an action research dissertation.

EL PS 657X. Dissertation in Practice Seminar. Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F. SS (irr.). Pre-reqs: Admission to ED.D degree program. Development of dissertation in practice proposal. Formulating research questions, theoretical/conceptual frameworks, literature review, research design, and methodology.

ENGL 169X. A Linguistic Approach to Taboo Language . (Cross-listed with LING 169X). (3-0) Cr. 3. SS. An introduction to linguistics through the study of taboo language. Topics such as etymology of taboo words, psychological effects of swearing, cross-cultural taboos, and censorship. Students sensitive to explicit language or those with only a non-scholarly interest in taboo language are discouraged from enrolling .

ENGL 321X. Creating Novel Solutions for Language Learning. (Cross-listed with LING 321X). (3-0) Cr. 1. S. Analysis of markets and unmet needs for language learning tools. Development of entrepreneurial knowledge and disposition through innovative project proposals for prospective investors, users, or other participants.

ENGL 536X. Preparing Publishable Thesis Chapters. (Cross-listed with GR ST 536X). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Reporting original research results within the norms for writing of a student's discipline. Emphasis on preparing thesis/dissertation chapters that will be both acceptable to the Graduate College and ready for submission to a refereed journal in the student's discipline. Focus on reporting results from student-generated original research, norms for discourse within disciplines, and how thesis chapters differ from journal manuscripts.

ENGL 632X. Writing Center Theory and Administration. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Techniques and theories that inform the practice of tutoring writing and writing center administration. Topics include logistics, creating and implementing initiatives, assessment, developing collaborative partnerships, tutor training, tutor practices for diverse communities, leadership and professional development, and research.

ENGR 203X. Engineering Career and Employment Preparation . (1-0) Cr. 1. F.S.SS. Development of practical career knowledge and skills such as understanding employers of engineers, determining career goals, identifying employers of interest, developing effective application materials, applying for positions, networking, interviewing, and evaluating offers. Overview of professional resources and tools available to aid in the employment process. Satisfactory-Fail.

ENGR 375X Introduction to Global Engineering. (Cross-listed with A B E 375X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: Junior classification in engineering, or instructor permission. Focus will be on preparing future engineers to be change-makers, peacemakers, social entrepreneurs, and facilitators of sustainable human development, and equip them with the tools, knowledge, global perspective, and entrepreneurial mindset required to solve the world’s most pressing issues. Understanding the role that engineers play in sustainable human development, global engineering, and international development. Faculty and guest speakers with first-hand experience and subject matter expertise will provide real-world insights and a practical framework for conducting small-scale engineering projects in low income countries through a combination of community development practices, appropriate technologies, and engineering project management.
International Perspectives.

ENGR 434X. Entrepreneurial Product Engineering Design Project . (Cross-listed with I E 434X). (1-4) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: I E 430 or ENGR 430 . Open-ended design project related to creating, validating and launching a new engineered product into the marketplace. Fundamentals related to launching new engineered products in an Entrepreneurial way. Students submit new product ideas or select from a list of company supplied ideas. Application of engineering design principles including product definition, competitive evaluation, requirements evaluation, product design, manufacturing design, manufacturing costing, prototype creation, field validation, user evaluation.

ENGR 538X. Foundations of Engineering Education. (Cross-listed with HG ED 538X). (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Engineering graduate students or instructor permission required. Introduction to the field of engineering education, with an emphasis on engineering education history, existing challenges, teaching and learning pedagogies and theories, research opportunities, and research methodologies. The course goal is to develop students as scholars and to have students think critically about engineering and education. Students will apply the knowledge gained from this course to propose a research project related to their own discipline. The proposal is intended to help students learn and apply the key elements of engineering education research. This course is intended for students with a variety of interests and career goals, including those interested in learning to conduct engineering education research, exploring research discoveries about teaching and learning, and engaging with the engineering education community.

ENGR 693X.  Entrepreneurship for Graduate Students in Science and Engineering . (Cross-listed with AGRON 693X, BCB 693X, E E 693X, GENET 693X, and M E 693X). (1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.  Prereq: Graduate student status and completion of at least one semester of graduate coursework. Understanding key topics of starting a technology based company, from development of technology-led idea to early-stage entrepreneurial business. Concepts discussed include: entrepreneurship basics, starting a business, funding your business, protecting your technology/business IP. Subject matter experts and successful, technology-based entrepreneurs will provide real world examples from their experience with entrepreneurship. Learn about the world class entrepreneurship ecosystem at ISU and Central Iowa. Satisfactory-fail only.

ENSCI 489X. Survey of Remote Sensing Technologies. (Dual-listed with ENSCI 589X; cross-listed with MTEOR 489, E E 489, GEOL 489, and NREM 489). (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereqs: Four courses in physical or biological sciences or engineering. Electromagnetic-radiation principles, active and passive sensors, multispectral and hyperspectral sensors, imaging radar, SAR, thermal imaging, lidar. Examples of applications. Also offered online S.

ENSCI 589X. Survey of Remote Sensing Technologies. (Dual-listed with ENSCI 489X; cross-listed with MTEOR 589, E E 589, GEOL 589, and NREM 589). (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereqs: Four courses in physical or biological sciences or engineering. Electromagnetic-radiation principles, active and passive sensors, multispectral and hyperspectral sensors, imaging radar, SAR, thermal imaging, lidar. Examples of applications. Also offered online S.

ENSCI 665X. Digital Soil Mapping. (Cross-listed with AGRON 665X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. In depth readings and discussion of methods applied to produce soil maps using digital geospatial data and geographic information systems. Issues considered will include complications of scale, connecting statistically identified patterns with soil formation processes, and how to best deliver soil information to diverse audiences.

ENT 358X. Bee Biology, Management, and Beekeeping. (Cross-listed with BIOL 358X). (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Biology and management of bee pollinators, focusing on honey bees.  Working with live bee hives and demonstration of practical beekeeping skills will occur during weekend trips to local hives.

ENT 435X. Entomology Field Trip. (Cross-listed with A ECL 435X). (1-6) Cr. 2. Repeatable. Irr. S. Irr SS. Prereqs: BIOL 312 (or equivalent) and permission of instructor; ENT 370 or ENT 425 (or equivalent) recommended. Field trip to study insects of major terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Location and duration vary.

ENT 581X. Experience in Plant Science Extension and Outreach. (Cross-listed with AGRON  581X, HORT 581X and PL P 581X). Cr. 1. A supervised learning experience in several extension delivery methods used in the plant sciences. Participation in Iowa State University-based extension programs that may include field crop, horticulture, or Master Gardener programming.

ENTSP 371X. Entrepreneurship and Accounting Information . (Cross-listed with ACCT 371X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: ACCT 284. Accounting information recording, dissemination, and use by entrepreneurs. Introduces pro forma financials, venture capital, private equity, and state and federal regulations for business creation and formation. Other topics include intrapreneurship, intellectual property, information privacy, cybersecurity, and internal controls, including managing the risk of embezzlement.

ENTSP 431X. Small Business Finance Decisions. (Cross-listed with FIN 431X). (3-0) Cr . 3. S. Prereq: FIN 301. Integrative nature of small business financial decisions, from basic historical financial analysis to financial projections and valuation unique to small business. Utilize planning/valuation to reconcile the optimal exit date for the small business owner. Examination of this integrative approach through case study. Emphasis on practical application with a decision orientation. Group project working with a small business owner and related advisors/bankers to develop a plan that focuses on an optimal exit strategy.

ENTSP 454X. Entrepreneurial Marketing . (Cross-listed with MKT 454X). (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: MKT 340. Basic understanding of marketing for those interested in creating or working for a start-up or an innovation-oriented company or consultancy. Relevant to marketing roles in entrepreneurial firms across both B2B and B2C markets. Integrates theory and practice, and provides insight into how entrepreneurs take both strategic and tactical marketing decisions in uncertain business environments. For hands-on perspective, incorporates projects involving real-world marketing problems confronting start-ups, and guest talks from entrepreneurs and frequent case analyses.

ENTSP 520X. Corporate Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology Management . (Cross-listed with MGMT 520X). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.SS. Prereq: Graduate classification. Management of venture creation and innovation at large and established organizations. New ideas, concepts, and techniques on how to stimulate and exploit innovative activities to make established firms not only more responsive and flexible, but also more proactive and opportunity-creating. Related approaches combine activities targeted at the individual, team, organization, industry, regional, national and global level. Introduction to how today's large and established corporations (1) identify, develop and exploit innovative opportunities, (2) manage product development processes, and (3) create, spin-in, spin-off and manage new innovative ventures. This case-based course introduces emerging, non-traditional, evidence-based approaches, such as agile product development, design-thinking, entrepreneurial leadership, entrepreneurial ecosystems, open innovation and blue-ocean strategies.

ENTSP 570X. Launching your Startup: Proof of Concept and Financial Viability. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: ENTSP 566. Designed to aid students who are actively pursuing a venture that has progressed beyond the ideation stage of development – and is possibly launched or launch-imminent. Addresses operational challenges in launching a new venture in its very formative stage. Attention is devoted to business formation, risk management, recordkeeping, go-to-market strategy. Examines how start-up and small/medium-size companies reach the marketplace and sustain their businesses, within highly-competitive industries. Recognition is given to the need of management to operate flexibly in these environments.

ENTSP 609X. Organizational Research Methods . (Cross-listed with MGMT 609X). (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Enrollment in ENTSP or MGMT PhD program or permission of instructor. Solid methodological foundation that will prepare you to be a productive producer and educated consumer of scientific research in the field of Management, Entrepreneurship, and other related disciplines. Introduction to numerous concepts and techniques with relevance to your future scholarship in this domain. Conceptual underpinnings necessary to appreciate the strengths and limitations of various approaches used in these fields and the interplay between theoretical advancement and rigorous empirical investigation.

ENTSP 611X. Seminar in Entrepreneurship Topics. (3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. F. (Offered in 2020). Seminal readings that canvas the theoretical perspectives and historical roots of entrepreneurship research. A broad variety of core foundational theories, perspectives, and approaches discussed. Topics include the domain of entrepreneurship, foundations and theories of entrepreneurship, the role of opportunities and resources in the entrepreneurial process, the entrepreneur and new venture emergence, cultural and environmental influences on entrepreneurship, family business, corporate entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial orientation, social capital, entrepreneurial learning, and venture financing.

ENTSP 620AX. Special Topics: Strategic Management of Innovation. (3-0) Cr. 1. S. Prereq: Graduate student enrolled in a PhD program. Provide students with a deeper content knowledge of innovation. Analysis of classic and recent readings in Strategic Management of Innovation. Topics include an introduction to the main theories of innovation, technology strategy, types and measurement of innovation, ambidexterity, the influence of strategic leadership on innovation, and innovation challenges in established firms. Multiple levels of analysis and consideration of how these topics emerge across different areas of management (micro and macro) and entrepreneurship research. Theory and empirical research embedded within the applied context of the strategic management innovation field. Emphasis on systematic and scientific approach to deepening our knowledge and understanding of topics.

ENTSP 620DX. Special Topics: Crafting Research Ideas. (Cross-listed with MGMT 620DX). (3-0) Cr. 1. S. Prereq: Graduate student enrolled in a PhD program. Role as a scholar is more than publishing research. The purpose of scholarship is to add to usable knowledge – which means knowledge that can be used to solve real-world problems. To publish an article, students need to convince other scholars of the quality of their research. To create usable knowledge, you need to solve a problem that managers face and communicate that solution to managers. Most managers do not read academic journals, so the publication of an article does not guarantee that anyone who needs the knowledge will find it. Introduction an ideal form of scholarship that Andy Van de Ven calls “engaged scholarship.” This form of scholarship requires the rigorous theory and methods but adds the additional component of connecting research to practitioners throughout the research process.

ENTSP 620EX. Special Topics: Effective Academic Writing. (Cross-listed with MGMT 620EX). (3-0) Cr. 1. S. Prereq: Graduate student enrolled in a PhD program. Provide skills and training necessary to navigate the professional landscape of the management and entrepreneurship fields. Discussion of effective academic writing, focusing on the discipline of management (but certainly applicable beyond this field). Blend of theory, research, and practice focused on understanding one's role as a scholar, the implications of scholarly work, and successful advancement through career stages.

ENV E 120X. Environmental Engineering Learning Community. (0-2) Cr. 1. F. Integration of first-year students into the Environmental Engineering program. Assignments and activities involve personal and leadership skill development, teamwork, academic planning and career readiness. Completed both individually and in learning teams under the direction of instructors and peer mentors.

ENV E 201X. Environmental Engineering Measurements and Analysis . (2-2) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: C E 190X. Introduction to environmental monitoring, environmental field and laboratory sampling, sample preservation and chain of custody, quality assurance and quality control, measurements of common chemical and biological components in different media, and analysis of environmental quality in natural and engineered systems. Concentrations and material balances concepts as applied to environmental engineering. Laboratory testing and experiments.

ENV E 396X. Summer Internship. Cr. R. SS. Repeatable. Prereq: Permission of department and Engineering Career Services. Professional work period of at least 10 weeks during the summer. Students must register for this course prior to commencing work. Satisfactory-fail only.

ENV E 398X. Cooperative Education (Co-Op). Cr. R. F. S. Repeatable. Prereq: Permission of department and Engineering Career Services. Professional work period. One semester per academic or calendar year. Students must register for this course before commencing work. Satisfactory-fail only.

ENV S 140X. Climate and Society. (Cross-listed with AGRON 140X/GEOL 140X/MTEOR 140X). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. The climate system of our planet. How nature and our actions alter the existing energy balance leading to climate change. Past climates on our planet. The influence of climate on society and resource availability during the Holocene (~ 11,000 years ago to present) with focus on changes post industrial revolution. Significant climate events that have altered our way of life in the past. Projected changes in future climate and potential impacts on society, environment and resources. Adaption to and mitigation of climate change.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

EVENT 383X. Sports Event Management. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Prereqs: AESHM 113 and EVENT 271. Overview of managing sports and recreation facilities and events. Focus on history, conception and design, budgeting, risk management, sponsorship, promotions, logistics, operations, and evaluation.

EVENT 486X. Advanced Event Production . (0-6) Cr. 3. F. Repeatable. Prereq: EVENT 371, EVENT 485. Permission by instructor . Advanced application event management. Provide leadership and direction for production of an event including vendor and stakeholder relations, budget management, publicity, advertising, choreography, staging, lighting, and food. Maximum of 6 credits may be applied toward graduation.

EVENT 561X. Advanced Topics in Event Management. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Graduate level standing. Advanced meeting and event planning topics including event strategy, event risk and security management, event financial management, event design, event project management, and event tourism strategy.

EVENT 577X. Advanced Social Media Marketing in Event Management. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: Graduate level standing. Project-based course that includes analyzing relevant literature in social media and developing, implementing, and assessing an integrated social media marketing strategy in the event planning business marketing plan. Perspective on digital/social/mobile marketing to appreciate its true value to consumers, to managers, and to other corporate stakeholders.

EVENT 578X. Advanced Event Sustainability Management . (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: Graduate level standing. With the ever-growing presence of sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) at the forefront of social and political debate, it can be seen that in addition to providing a platform for social change and education, the role of the event planner is to increasingly embrace and promote sustainable practice.

EVENT 590X. Special Topics. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Prereq: Graduate level standing; permission of instructor. Topics in event management.

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FFP 590X. Family Financial Planning Seminar. (3-0) Cr. 3. SS. Repeatable. Through a seminar format comprised of readings, guest lectures, collaborative case studies, peer interaction, and practical application, students will explore the rapidly growing and changing opportunities of sustainable, responsible, and impact investments.

FIN 427X. Fixed Income Securities. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: FIN 320. Valuation of fixed income securities, including pricing conventions, term structure of interest rates, default, duration, and hedging of interest rate risk with derivatives. Analysis of bond market sectors, including treasury, agency, corporate, sovereign, municipal, and residential mortgage bonds.

FIN 431X. Small Business Finance Decisions. (Cross-listed with ENTSP 431X). (3-0) Cr . 3. S. Prereq: FIN 301. Integrative nature of small business financial decisions, from basic historical financial analysis to financial projections and valuation unique to small business. Utilize planning/valuation to reconcile the optimal exit date for the small business owner. Examination of this integrative approach through case study. Emphasis on practical application with a decision orientation. Group project working with a small business owner and related advisors/bankers to develop a plan that focuses on an optimal exit strategy.

FIN 455X. Predictive Analytics in Finance . (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Prereq: FIN 301, STAT 326 . Introduction to Financial Analytics concepts and tools. Basic statistical/computing skills, analytical thinking, and business acumen. Develop practical data analytic skills based on building real analytic applications on real data.

FIN 456X. Financial Modeling. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: ACCT 285, FIN 301 and STAT 326. Applying computers to business applications especially using Excel in finance related work.

FIN 491X. International Study Course in Global Capital Markets. Cr. 3. S. Prereq: FIN 301. European capital markets and multinational corporate finance with focus on banking, capital markets, and corporate finance in a particular European country. Exposure to European capital markets, the European Monetary Union and the banking system. Current and historical banking practices within the EU and how they changed since the EMU implementation. Understand financial decisions faced by firms located in the EU. Study banks, institutions, and companies in Europe to gain specific knowledge of their practices. Learn about the culture and general economy of Europe during the in country visit.

FIN 541X. Analytics in Finance. (Cross-listed with MIS 541X). (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: BUSAD 502 or an advanced undergraduate statistics course recommended . Introduction to Business Analytics (BA) in finance and the insurance industry. The concepts and tools discussed in this course, to be followed and complemented by more advanced courses in the area. Basic analytical thinking and business acumen focusing on applications from finance and insurance. Practical data analytic skills based on building real analytic applications on real data.

FIN 556X. Advanced Financial Modeling. (3-0). Cr. 3. S. Prereq: FIN 501. Applying computers to business appplication, especially using Excel to solve advanced finance related problems.

FRNCH 375X. Francophone Studies in English. (3-0) Cr. 3-4. Repeatable. Prereq: For fourth credit, 6 credits in French at 300 level. Author, genre, period study, or contemporary topics in Francophone history, literature, politics, or culture. Readings, discussions, and papers in English. Required for French concentration credit (4th credit), supplementary readings and written course work in French.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

FRNCH 395X. Study Abroad. Cr. 1-10. Repeatable. Prereq: Two years university-level French supervised instruction in language and culture of France. Formal class instruction at level appropriate to the student's training, augmented by practical living experience.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

FRNCH 440X. Seminar in French and/or Francophone Studies. (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable. Prereq: FRNCH 340. Seminar in French and/or Francophone literatures, civilizations. or cultural studies. Topics vary according to faculty interest.

FS HN 220X. American Food and Culture. (3.0) Cr. 3. F. American cuisine reflects the history of the U.S. It is the unique blend of diverse groups of people from around the world, including indigenous Native American Indians, Africans, Asians, Europeans, Pacific Islanders, and South Americans. Explore factors that impact the American Cuisine of today including diverse ethnic and cultural group influences, historical events related to food diversity in the U.S., and agriculture and industrial impacts on food production. Practical knowledge and basic food preparation techniques related to the U.S. food system and trends. Class sessions will include lectures, class discussions and Preview-Reflection Assessments, audio-visual presentations, and Tasting Immersion Activities.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement.

FS HN 301X. Nutrigenomics: From Basic Science to Translational Impact . (2-0) Cr. 1. F.S. 8 week course. Introduction to the concepts of nutrigenomics and how it affects us as producers and consumers of food, as well as the implications for human diseases, including inherited diseases, metabolic disease, cancer, neurodevelopment and neurodegenerative diseases. The potential impact of personalized nutrition on health maintenance and chronic disease prevention, the potential of personalized medicine and full genome sequencing, and the ethical implications of this knowledge. Students will be expected to explore a sub-topic within the context of this course and provide a 2-minute oral presentation.

FS HN 445X. Strategies for Personal Food Waste Reduction . (1-0) Cr. 1. F. Prereq: Junior standing or permission of instructor. In-depth analysis and discussion of economic, environmental, social, and ethical implications of food waste. Overview of personal food waste reduction strategies, food recycling/recovery, and responsible waste disposal methods. Discussion and application of advocacy tactics for the promotion of food waste reduction in local communities.

FS HN 482X. Fundamentals of Packaging. (Dual-listed with FS HN 582X). (2-3) Cr. 3. F. Prereqs: STAT 101, 104 or 105. The study of materials, design, processes, performance and safety of packaging. Applied experiences include: packaging design, fabrication and performance testing for packaged products.

FS HN 508X. Consumer Perceptions and Nutrition Communication. (2-0) Cr. 2. S.SS. Prereqs: Enrollment in MPP-D (Master's of Professional Practice - Dietetics) Program. Examination of current consumer food and nutrition trends. Critical analysis of consumer perceptions relative to current research base. Use of the various media (news release/story, infographic, print publication, YouTube video) to create effective nutrition messages for consumers.

FS HN 537X. Leardership and Management in Dietetics. (4-0) Cr. 2. SS. Prereq: Enrollment in ISU Master of Professional Practice in Dietetics. Application of leadership and management theories and approaches relevant to dietetics practice. Use of self-reflection and self-assessment to assist in recognition and development of leadership behaviors.

FS HN 582X. Fundamentals of Packaging. (Dual-listed with FS HN 482X). (2-3) Cr. 3. F. Prereqs: STAT 101, 104 or 105. The study of materials, design, processes, performance and safety of packaging. Applied experiences include: packaging design, fabrication and performance testing for packaged products.

FS HN 589X. Systems Neuroscience: Brain, Behavior, and Nutrition-Related Integrative Physiology. (Cross-listed with GERON 589X, NEURO 589X, NUTRS 589X, PSYCH 589X). (2-0) Cr. 2. S. Prereqs: Graduate standing, or undergraduate with consent of instructor. Structural, functional, and biochemical aspects of brain and non-motor behavior across the human lifespan. Types of neuroimaging used to assess the brain. Current research is leveraged to gauge how nutrition, diseases related to nutrition, and associated physiological processes influence the brain, particularly for common developmental, psychological, and neurological disorders.

FS HN 653X. Food and Agricultural Traceability . (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereqs: Enrollment in The Ivy Executive MBA program within the Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University . Current issues and concepts of food and agricultural product traceability in the U.S., from production to consumption. Food types, microbial agents of concern, adulterants, disease investigations, risk analysis, risk mitigation, prevention and regulatory policy and advocacy. Travel to Washington, D.C.