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Differential Equations

MAT 204

Topics in this course include solutions to standard types of first- and second-order differential equations using differential operators, the method of undetermined coefficients, and variation of parameters. Students also study higher order equations, an introduction to Laplace transforms, systems of equations, series solutions, and numerical methods. Prerequisite: MAT 180 with a grade of C or better.

Elementary Statistics

MAT 211

The following topics are covered in this non calculus based course: the organization of data, central tendency and dispersion, probability, binomial and normal distribution, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression, and the Chi-square distribution. A scientific hand-held calculator is required. Prerequisite: College-level General Education mathematics course with a grade of C or better, or high school equivalent.

Materials & Manufacturing Proc

MEC 201

This course offers an exploration into a variety of industrial materials coupled with various methods of manufacturing. The class discusses such topics as material selection, parts assemblies, case studies, and product fabrication. Utilizing field trips, a material testing laboratory, and a review of related professional sources, the class explores methods of material selection. Prerequisite: ENG 101.

Field Experience

MEC 293

This field course provides the opportunity for the student to work in a place of business that utilizes any of a number of skills inherent within the drafting and design area of industrial technology. A minimum of 120 hours of fieldwork is required. Prerequisites: Permission of the Mechatronics and Internship Coordinators.

Certified Production Tech

MFG 101

The purpose of the Certified Production Technician (CPT) program is to recognize, through certification, individuals who demonstrate mastery of the core competencies of manufacturing production at the front-line (entry-level through front-line supervisor) through successful completion of the certification assessments. The goal of the CPT certification program is to raise the level of performance of production workers both to assist the individuals in finding higher-wage jobs and to help employers ensure their workforce increases the company's productivity and competitiveness. The CPT program consists of four individual certificate modules: Safety,Quality Practices & Measurement, Manufacturing Processes & Production, and Maintenance Awareness. Candidates must earn all four certificates to receive the full CPT certification. Prerequisite: MAT 100.

Machining and Production I

MFG 103

Hands-on study of machine shop practices is provided in this course, together with care of precision instruments, maintenance of lathes and milling machines, operation of lathe controls, filing, deburring, polishing, use of digital readout, use of micrometer, dial indicators, and pitch micrometers.

Music Theory I

MUS 101

The course includes the application of triads and their inversions, non-harmonic tones, and tonal structure diatonic harmony. The application of the principles of good voice leading will be stressed. Cadences, transposition, and basic orchestration will be introduced. Aural skills based upon the course material will be developed. Materials covered in MUS 100 will be reviewed and utilized. Prerequisite: MUS 100 or successful score in the Theory Placement Test.

College Chorus

MUS 107

Students in the College Chorus gain experience in the study and performance of choral music repertoire representing diverse genres, styles periods, and cultures. Emphasis is placed on developing the vocal instrument and building choral music performance, ear training, and music reading skills. The College Chorus performs three or four public concerts each semester and is open to all students, faculty, staff, and persons in the community. College Chorus may be repeated for credit and may be elected without credit.

Vocal Ensemble

MUS 111

Students in the Vocal Ensemble, in contrast to the College Chorus, gain experience in the study and performance of small ensemble repertoire representing diverse genres, style periods, and cultures. The music studied ranges from Renaissance to Jazz, from Baroque to Broadway, as well as popular and folk. Emphasis is placed on developing the vocal instrument and choral music performance and ear training skills. The Vocal Ensemble performs three or four public concerts each semester and is open to all students, faculty, staff, and persons in the community by audition and instructor recommendation. Vocal Ensemble may be repeated for credit and may be elected without credit.

Jazz Ensemble

MUS 114

Students in the Jazz Ensemble gain experience in the study and performance of varied styles of jazz literature. The class will perform one or two public concerts each semester. Throughout the semester students learn rehearsal and performance skills and some techniques of jazz performance and improvisation. The Jazz Ensemble is open to all students, faculty, staff, and persons in the community who can demonstrate advanced proficiency either by audition or resume.

Small Instru Music Groups

MUS 116

Students rehearse and perform with one of several available popular and classical small music groups, such as jazz combo, string quartet, Baroque chamber music group, and theater orchestra. Students select the proper group and a rehearsal time in conference with the instructor prior to registration.

College/Comm Concert Band

MUS 118

Students rehearse and perform with a concert band. The band will be comprised of matriculated College students as well as interested community members. Prerequisite: Students must audition to be accepted into this course, which may be repeated for credit or may be elected without credit.

Wind Ensemble

MUS 119

Students in Wind Ensemble gain experience in the study and performance of varied styles of instrumental literature. The class performs one or two public concerts each semester. Throughout the semester students learn rehearsal and performance skills and the techniques of instrumental performance. College Wind Ensemble is open to all students, faculty, staff, and persons in the community who can demonstrate advanced proficiency either by audition or resume. Wind Ensemble may be repeated once for credit and may be elected without credit.

Aural Skills I

MUS 122

This course introduces fundamentals of music reading and dictation. Simple diatonic music will be the focus of the class. Progressive exercises and examples of written music are sung at sight and written down as musical dictation. Rhythmic understanding is stressed. Techniques for the skill necessary for this are learned through in-class drill and outside practice. Prerequisite or corequisite: MUS 100 or MUS 101.

Applied Music for MUS Major

MUS 126

This course consists of individual instruction in brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, piano, voice, guitar, or other. This study consists of 14 one-half-hour lessons, plus a final examination. Music studio fee.

Applied Music: Non-Music Major

MUS 127

This course consists of individual instruction in brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, piano, guitar, voice, or other. This study consists of 14 one-half-hour lessons, plus a final examination. Music studio fee.

Applied Music for MUS Major

MUS 128

This course consists of individual instruction in brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, piano, voice, guitar, or other. This study consists of 14 one-hour lessons, plus a final examination. Music studio fee.

Applied Music: Non-Music Major

MUS 129

This course consists of individual instruction in brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, piano, voice, guitar, or other. This study consists of 14 one-hour lessons, plus a final examination. Music studio fee.

String Ensemble

MUS 138

This course is open to intermediate and advanced violin, viola, cello and bass players. String Chamber Orchestra is an ensemble meeting once a week for 3 hours. There will be 2-4 performances at the end of each semester with original works covering literature from the baroque through the contemporary. String Ensemble may be repeated once for credit and may be elected without credit.

History of Music I

MUS 151

This course covers aspects of world music before the Middle Ages as it influenced later Western art music and then concentrates on the history of art music in the Western world up to the end of the Classical Period (approximately 1800). The emphasis will be on the development of the music literature, composers, how they were influenced, and who they, in turn, influenced. The place of music as a part of the active society will be discussed. Knowledge and understanding of the standard repertoire from this period will be stressed. Knowledge of music fundamentals and structure are recommended for this course. Prerequisite: MUS 100, MUS 101, or MUS 105.


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