COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
 

Course Descriptions

 

MSTM 440 Marketing Strategy

This course provides engineering and technology professional with marketing capabilities, to move technical products from production to the marketplace.  The focus is on target markets identification, creation of competitive advantage, marketing strategies, and the global institutional structure. Topics include segmentation and target marketing, technical product strategy, implementation and control, global expansion strategies, organizing and managing global operations, customer and competitor analysis, creating sustainable competitive advantage, and twenty-first century marketing.  Case studies are used as laboratory experiments.

MSTM 417 Operations Management

This course focuses on strategic management process and activities associated with inputs/outputs transformation system that create a result of value. Topics covered include: process planning and design, Six Sigma for process and quality improvement, capacity and location planning, global competitiveness, implementing strategy in a single industry, strategy across industries and countries, functional level strategy, corporate level strategy, and inventory/lean management. Case studies are used as reinforcement.

MSTM 447 Engineering Technology Management
Engineering and technology managers must function effectively and be able to transfer technologies into marketable products, services, and processes that add value to the enterprise. They should be social architects who understand the culture and value system of the enterprise, and can relate socially as well as technically.  As a result, this course include topics such as: challenges of managing engineering and technology, organizing engineering and technology enterprise, managing people and organizations, measuring and controlling the work, project evaluation and selection, leading engineering and technology teams, managing R&D, developing new business, planning and forecasting, managing product operations, achieving effectiveness, and globalization  and managerial opportunities.

MSTM 400 Organization Behavior

This course is the study and application of knowledge about how people as individuals and as groups act within organizations. Topics covered include: fundamentals of organizational behavior, motivation and reward systems, leadership and change, organizations and their effects, behavior in the organization, and cases.

MSTM 420 Business Law
Business law course presents topics include:  critical legal thinking and the U.S. constitution, ethics and social responsibility of business, judicial and alternative dispute resolution, negligence and strict liability, intellectual property rights and internet law, criminal law and business crimes, international law and dispute resolution, nature and classification of contracts, agreement and consideration, capacity and legality, defenses to the enforcements of contracts, third-party rights and discharge of contracts, formation of sales and lease contract, sore proprietorships and franchises, antitrust law, environmental protection, and cases.

MSTM 487 Network Design
This course provides information on designing and maintaining medium to large enterprise networks. Topics covered include: analyzing business goals and constraints, analyzing technical goals and constaints, characterizing the existing internetwork, network traffic, designing a network topology, selecting bridging/switching and routing protocols, developing network security and network management strategies, selecting technologies and devices, testing network design, optimizing network design, and documenting network design.

MSTM 468 Strategic Management
The strategic management course is focused on vision, mission, strategic objectives, and analysis of the internal and external environment of the organization. Topics include: creating competitive advantages, assessing the environment of the firm, recognizing the intellectual assets, creating and sustaining competitive advantages, creating value through diversification, creating value in global markets, E-business strategies, effective leadership, and implementing strategies.

MSTM 473 Communications and Networking
The communications and networking course focuses on Local Area Networks (LAN). It include topics such as network infrastructure, network architectures, network hardware, protocols, network operating systems, network design, remote access and wireless networking, local area network management, and network security.

MSTM 489 Data Communications and Management
The data communications and management course include topics such as
network components, standards, open systems interconnection (ISO), international organization for standardization (OSI), backbone networks, wireless local area networks, metropolitan and wide area networks, internet, network security, network design, and network management.

MSTM 430 Engineering Economics
As design and manufacturing processes become more complex, engineers are making decisions that involve money more than ever before. This course will cover areas such as basics of financial decisions, evaluation of business and engineering assets, analysis of project cash flows, handling risk and uncertainty, special topics in engineering economics.

MSTM 405 Management of Human Resources
This course will cover topics such as : Meeting present and emerging strategic human resource challenges, Managing work flows and conducting job analysis, Understanding equal opportunity and the legal environment, Managing diversity, and Recruiting and selecting employees.

MSTM 460 Human Resources Law
This human resources law course will cover topics such as : Discriminatory Practices, Compensation directives, Occupational health and safety law, Employee information and communication mandates, Collective bargaining in the private sector, Public-sector labor relations, Avoiding termination litigation,
Alternative dispute resolution, and Human resource issues in the twenty-first century.

MSTM 455 Research Methods

The research methods course is a process of inquiry that is designed to excite students about scientific research. It includes topics such as Curiosity, Creativity and Commitment, Data and the nature of measurement, Statistical Analysis of Data, Correlational and differential methods of research, Hypothesis testing, Control of Variance, Field research, Research methodology, Writing a research report, and Statistical analysis.                                                                                    

MSTM 425 Project Management
Topics covered in this course include: The importance of project management, Structure and culture, Selection of project, Scope management, Team building, Risk management, Cost estimation and budgeting, Scheduling, Resource management, Evaluation and control, and Closeout and termination.

MSTM 445 Technical Writing for Professionals
The technical writing course is designed for professional, and it covers critical areas such as: Proposals, Laboratory reports, Manuals, Editing and documentation process, Words and sentences, Punctuation, Internal planning documents, and Typography.

EET 140 DC Circuit Analysis-
 This course introduces the student to electrical circuit analysis that is focused on Direct Current (DC). Topics covered include: A brief History, Unit of Measurements, Symbols, Resistance, Voltage/Current, Ohms Law/Power/Energy, Series Circuits, Parallel Circuits, Series-Parallel Circuits, Network Theorems, Capacitors, Inductors, and Magnetic Circuits. Laboratory kit is required for all students in DC circuits course. However, students with industry experience may be
exempted by course supervisor.

MATH 170 College Algebra -

This course provides the student with technical mathematics required to build the foundation for
 all other Engineering Technology courses. Topics covered include: Number Notation and Operations, Algebra Fundamentals, Solving Equations, Quantities and Units of Measurement, Applying Mathematics to Electrical Circuits, Fractions, Relations and Functions, Graphs and Graphing Techniques, Linear Equations, Quadratic Equations, Logarithmic and Exponential Functions, Applications of  Logarithmic and Exponential Equations to Electronic Concepts, Angles and Triangles, Vectors and Phasors, and Computer Number Systems.

EET 230 AC Circuit Analysis
The Electric Circuits II course focuses on Alternating Current (AC) as applied to Electrical Circuits. Topics covered include: Sinusoidal Alternating Waveforms, Basic Elements and Phasors, Series and Parallel ac Circuits, Series and Parallel ac Networks, Network Theorems (ac), Power (ac), Resonance, Decibels, Filters, and Transformers. Laboratory kit is required for all students. 

 
EET 240 Electronic Circuits
The Electronic Circuits course provides the student with the foundation in Electronics and Communications technology. Topics covered include: Transmission of information, Amplitude and Frequency Modulations, Solid-State Principles, Diodes and Applications, Bipolar Junction Transistors, Amplifiers, Field -Effect Transistors, Operational Amplifiers, Oscillators, Solid-State Switching Circuits, and Thyristors. Laboratory kit is required for all students.

EET 275 Digital Fundamentals & Systems
This course is designed to introduce students to topics such as: Number Systems, Logic Gates, Boolean Algebra and Logic Simplification, Combinational Logic, Functions of Combinational Logic, Flip-Flops and Related Devices, Counters, Shift Registers, Introduction to Microprocessors, and Troubleshooting. Laboratory kit is required for all students.

MATH 172 Technical Calculus (I)
This course will cover topics such as: derivatives of algebraic functions, graphical applications of the derivative, integration, applications of integral, derivatives of trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential functions and methods of integration.

ENGS 385 Engineering Safety 
This will cover topics such as: engineers and safety, environments, hazards and their control, appraising plant safety, planning for emergencies, accident investigations, mechanical injuries, electrical hazards, pressure hazards, fires and fire suppression, explosions and explosives, hazards of toxic materials, radiation, vibration and noise, safety analysis, and computer safety.

PHYS 250 University Physics (I)
The physics course will cover topics such as: motion diagrams,kinematics with constant acceleration, projectile motion, equilibrium dynamics, conservation, rotational dynamics, heat-engine, electrostatic forces and Coulomb's Law, electric field, Gauss's Law, relativity, and quantum-mechanics.

EET 300 Electronic Communications (I)
This is the first course in electronic communications. It covers the following topics: Introduction to electronic communications, signal analysis and mixing, oscillators, phase-locked loops, amplitude modulation, single-sideband communications, frequency modulation, digital modulation, digital transmission, multiplexing, and transmission lines.

EET 301 Electronic Communications (II)
This course is the second part of the electronic communications. It covers the following topics: Electromagnetic wave propagation, antennas and waveguides,
telephone circuits and instruments, the public telephone network, cellular telephone    systems and microwave communications.

EET 334 Satellite Communications
The satellite communications systems is very important in today's telecommunications industry when we talk about being able to bring the whole world together. As such, this course covers topics such as: Overview of satellite systems, orbits and launching methods, geostationary orbit, radio wave propagation, polarization, satellite antenna systems, space segment, earth segment, error controls, space link, interference, satellite access, satellite services and internet.

ENGS 320 Engineering Economics
This course covers topics such as the role of engineers in business, understanding financial statements, interest rate and economic equivalence, understanding money and its management, present worth analysis, annual equivalent worth analysis, rate-of-return analysis, cost concepts, inflation and its impact on project cash flows, project risk uncertainty, real options analysis, capital budgeting decisions, and economic analysis in the service sector.

EET 327 Industrial Controls
The industrial control course covers topics such as programmable logic controllers (PLC), PLC hardware components, number systems and codes, fundamentals of logic, basic of PLC programming, PLC wiring diagrams and logic programs, programming timers, programming counters, program control instructions, data manipulation instructions, math instructions, sequencer and shift register instructions, PLC installation, editing and troubleshooting, and computer controlled machines and processes.

MSTM 433 Quality Planning and Analysis
This course covers topics including the basic concepts, company assessment of quality,
quality improvement and cost reduction, quality planning and sales income, control of quality, strategic quality management, organization for quality, developing a quality culture, basic probability concepts, statistical tools for analyzing data, understanding customer needs, designing for quality, supplier relations, manufacture, statistical process control, inspection/test/measurement, administrative and support operations, quality information systems, and quality assurance.


EET 355 Telecom Switching and Traffic 
The telecommunications witching and traffic course covers topics including: Telecommunications trnsmission, Evolution of switching systems, Telecommunications traffic, Switching networks, Time-division switching, Control of switching systems, Signalling, Packet switching and Networks.

EET 377 Wireless Commnications
This course covers wireless technology topics such as: Analog Modulation Schems, Digital Cmmunication, Transmission Lines and Waveguides, Radio Propagation, Antennas, Transmitter and Receiver Circuitry, Cellular Radio, Personal Communication Systems, Wireless Data Networking, and Future of  Wireless.

EET 360 Electrical Power Maintenance
This course is focused on Operating, Testing, and Maintenance of Electrical Power Machines. It covers topics such as: Application of Capacitors in Electric Power Systems, Current/Voltage/Impedance in Single-Phase Systems, Resonance/Harmonics in Power Systems, Current/Voltage/Power in Three-Phase Systems, Transformers, Three Phase Induction Motors, Synchronous Motors, Operational Problems, Synchronous Generators, Troubleshooting and Emergency Repairs, Single-Phase Induction Motors, DC Machines Maintenance, Mechanical Maintenance of Electrical Machines, Motor Controllers, and Cost Benefit Relationship of Preventive Maintenance.

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