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  • EST 100: Multimedia Projects

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    SBC: TECH

    This course introduces computer applications and a selection of multimedia tools and the skills necessary to be successful in today's digital world including the creation of digital graphics, animations, and the production of audio and video using multimedia tools like: Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop, and Jing. Students will learn effective information presentation skills using Microsoft Office Suite and Wikis, blogs and other social media tools. The course emphasizes the use of multimedia research, application, design and presentation skills. Participation in weekly computer labs are required.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16315530Matthew HenigmanFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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    Session 26614020Manda FirmansyahThursday11:00-12:40PMWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: For STEP/CSTEP students only. Course meets synchronously online.

    Session 26614020TBAMon., Tues., Weds., Thurs.09:45-10:45AMWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: For STEP/CSTEP students only. Course meets synchronously online.

  • EST 104: Projects/ Technology & Society

    Undergraduate 1-3 credits

    Prerequisite: Permission of department

    Introduces students to technological issues in society. A new topic is presented each semester. Explores underlying scientific and engineering concepts, ethical issues, and technological risks. Students complete a project with faculty supervision. May be repeated for up to a limit of 6 credits but only 3 credits of EST 104 may be used for major credit.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26467311Dorys JohnsonMon., Tues., Weds., Thurs.08:15-10:15AMWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: FOR STEP OR CSTEP STUDENTS, PERMISSION ONLY

    Session 26491320Dorys JohnsonMon., Tues., Weds., Thurs.10:30-12:30PMWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: FOR STEP OR CSTEP STUDENTS, PERMISSION ONLY

    Session 26483525Dorys JohnsonMon., Tues., Weds., Thurs.02:45-04:45PMWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: FOR STEP OR CSTEP STUDENTS, PERMISSION ONLY

  • EST 105: Dig. Gen: Social Media Skills

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    SBC: TECH

    Students today face many challenges keeping up with technology trends and the skills necessary to be successful in the digital world. In this course students will develop the 21st century skills necessary to become effective lifelong learners leading to a successful career. We will explore a number of topics including information literacy, digital citizenship, understanding social media, collaborative environments and cloud based applications as we as organizing your digital world. The culminating activity for this course is the creation of a personal technology learning and management plan showcasing the tools and skills learned throughout the course.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16319731Albert PisanoFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • EST 106: Dig. Gen.: Prof. Web Presence

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    SBC: TECH

    Creating a positive digital profile can be a challenging task for the 21st century student. In this course, learn how to utilize the power of the Internet and social media to enhance your web presence and digital profile. We will explore a number of topics including building a strong web presence, leveraging social media, creating and uploading video content, blended and distance learning as well as mobile devices as a learning tool. The culminating activity for this course is the creation of a positive and sustainable web presence and digital profile.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26488030Donald HebererFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • EST 194: Decision-making

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: C SBC: QPS

    Reviews common justifications for decisions through quantitative, algorithmic processes and reducing multiple criteria to one variable. Covers basic concepts in cost-benefit analysis, risk assessment, decision trees, expected monetary value, and the analytical hierarchy process. Discussions include uncertainties associated with translating qualitative criteria into quantified variables and assigning values to probabilistic events.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26613520Alaa Abd-El-HafezFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: STEP/CSTEP students only by permission

    Session 26613520TBAMon. & Weds.02:00-03:00PMWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: STEP/CSTEP students only by permission

    Session 26490931Raphael ApeaningFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • EST 201: Technological Trends in Societ

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. E or SNW course

    DEC: H SBC: STAS

    Explores the impact of technology and engineering design on society past, present, and future. The main themes as they relate to changing technology are: industry and the economy; the environment; social, educational, and psychological implications of computers; energy and society; warfare; and 21st-century emerging technologies.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26482830Edwin TjoeFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • EST 205: Intro to Tech Design

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    SBC: TECH

    Using a design thinking approach to solve real world problems with technology, broadly defined. Design is treated as a universal human activity comprised of learnable principles, processes and skills. Students will identify a need (through empathy), define a problem, and work in a team on a technological solution, using prototyping and testing to refine their design. Over the semester, students will create and work on a collaborative website for their project. They will also learn two online technologies (one for 3D modeling, the other for app development) which they may use to prototype their design.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16312430Tatiana TchoubarFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • EST 240: Visual Rhetoric

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    SBC: TECH

    Seeing comes before words. The focus of this survey course is on the visual communication code, and on implementation of effective presentation design. Students will explore the theories of information visualization as well as the underlying scientific phenomena. We will examine and discuss the impact of such technologies as photography, cinema, Internet, mobile, and virtual reality on democratization of visual culture. Students will learn and apply the skills, techniques, and resources of the course in order to create a state-of-the-art term project presentation.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26609330Tatiana TchoubarFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • EST 280: Fundmtls of Indstrl Engnrng

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: C or higher in AMS 151 or MAT 131 or 141, or level 7 on the mathematics placement exam ination

    This course will cover Fundamental Industrial Engineering concepts and practices.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26611630Kevin MoriartyFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed
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  • EST 305: App Software for Info Mgt

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: EST 100 or CSE 101

    Introduction to the role of applications software in various types of organizations with emphasis on methods of formulating the requisite information flows to engender adequate communications, operation, and control. The importance of audit ability, maintainability, and recoverability in systems design is stressed. Provides students with knowledge of basic techniques and elementary skills in representing system structure with application of the principles in practical case studies using spreadsheet and database software. Extensive interaction with applications software reinforces concepts presented.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26485130Matthew HenigmanFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • EST 310: Design of Computer Games

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Advisory Prerequisite: Basic Computer Skills

    SBC: TECH

    Fundamental ideas underlying the design of games, which occurs before the programming stage. How games function to create experiences, including rule design, play mechanics, game balancing, social game interaction and the integration of visual, audio, tactile and textual elements into the total game experience. Game design documentation and play testing. Students will design their own game during the semester. This course is offered as both EST 310 and ISE 340.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26605130Matthew HenigmanFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Offered as EST 310 and ISE 340

  • EST 320: Communication Tech Systems

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: MAT 123; one D.E.C. E or SNW course

    DEC: H SBC: STAS

    Emphasizes basic science and engineering concepts underlying design and usage of modern telecommunications systems. Considers effects of human factors and societal constraints on design and development of nascent technological systems. Includes the electromagnetic spectrum, analog and digital signals and resonance as well as societal considerations of government regulations, international competition, and environment.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26439430Matthew HenigmanFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • EST 325: Technology in the Workplace

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. category E or SNW course

    DEC: H SBC: STAS

    A study of automation and information technologies in both manufacturing and service industries. Considers how technology is changing the work and lives of everyone from production workers to executives. Case studies are used to understand how technology can improve quality and productivity and how incorrect use produces disappointing results.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16286330Rita Reagan-RedkoFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: This class is ONLINE and will be run through blackboard. You will be automatically added to blackboard when you register for the class. If you have any problems please contact the department.

  • EST 326: Management for Engineers

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    This course will introduce all the principals and theories in the area of operation management and quality control. The important issues relating to management of innovation and project management will also be included.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26592530TBAFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • EST 327: Marketing for Engineers

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    This course will introduce the important principles and theories of marketing, especially for new product design and development, for technical and eCommerce industries. The preparation and evaluation of a marketing plan will also be covered.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26544830Marypat TaverasFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • EST 391: Technology Assessment

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisites: MAT 127 or 132 or 142 or 171 or AMS 161; U3 or U4

    DEC: H SBC: STAS

    This class focuses on technologies and the systems in which they evolve to highlight different forms of evaluating technology. An overview of various methods, approaches, and tools for evaluation will be provided, including SWOT, STIP, forecasting, lifecycle assessments, and impact and risk assessments. The class will provide a context and framework for understanding policy applications of various technologies, as well as broader societal implications. Challenges and opportunities of technological change will be examined in the context of societal implications, including environmental change, ethics, economics, science and engineering, and infrastructure. Students evaluate real-world technologies throughout the semester.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16316130Kevin MoriartyFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • EST 392: Engineering Economics

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisites: MAT 127 or 132 or 142 or 171 or AMS 161 Advisory Prerequisites: EST 391; EST 393

    DEC: F SBC: SBS

    This course has a systems analysis approach to problems of planning and design in manufacturing and technical sectors of industry, using principles of cash flow equivalencies. It covers aspects of engineering alternatives through financial concepts including time value of money, annual cost, present worth, incremental rate of return and cost-benefit analysis, analysis of various types of cash flows, development of rate of return, benefit-to-cost ratios, depreciation and the effects of investment tax assessment. Capital allocation theory is used to evaluate competing investment programs.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26439030Kevin MoriartyFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • EST 393: Project Management

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisites: MAT 127 or 132 or 142 or 171 or AMS 161; U3 or U4

    This course addresses fundamental project management concepts and skills needed to successfully initiate, lead, monitor, control and realize projects execution. In this course, students explore project management with a practical approach through case studies and group projects.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26484530Richard GucciardoFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • EST 574: Distance Learning and Virtual

    Graduate 3 credits

    Web-based distance learning applications are quickly growing within higher education institutions, K-12 schools, and corporate environments. The focus of this course is on the underlying theories, design, and implementation of effective modes of e-learning. Students will explore virtual schools, virtual learning, virtual environments and other forms of distance education. The social differences between face-to-face and virtual learning will also be examined and discussed throughout the course. Students will explore virtual learning resources and design their own virtual learning lesson. The culminating project for this course will be the demonstration and write up of the experience. Fall, Spring, and Summer, 3 Credits, ABCF Grading

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26489530Nataliia TelendiiFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • EST 590: Seminar for MS, TSM Students

    Graduate 3 credits

    This seminar is a forum for the discussion of research methods, project ideas, proposal preparation and the written and presentation of research proposals and results. It is designed to meet the needs of early career researchers at both the Masters and Ph.D. level. For Masters students, final product of this seminar is an approved master¿s project proposal. Ph.D. students will present progress on their own research. All students will participate in peer review of each others¿ work and learn the basics of the responsible conduct of research.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16544930Raphael ApeaningFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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