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Engineering, B.S. Electrical Concentration (EE)
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First Semester - Fall 200918 hours
BIBL 1043   Biblical Foundations For Living (L)
An introductory course highlighting the relationship between Biblical teaching and contemporary Christian living. This initial experience in the integration of faith and learning focuses on principles of Biblical interpretation and application. Students learn how to interpret core Biblical passages so as to give guidance for some of the tough issues Christians face today. Class 3.
 
CHEM 1111   General Chemistry I Laboratory
Laboratory work to be taken concurrently with CHEM 1113. Lab 3. Corequisite: CHEM 1113.
 
CHEM 1113   General Chemistry I
Examines all the general areas of modern chemistry. Included are atomic and molecular structure, periodic classification of the elements, acids and bases, solutions, thermodynamics, kinetics, electrochemistry, descriptive inorganic chemistry, nuclear chemistry, and an introduction to organic and biochemistry. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1123. Corequisite: CHEM 1111.
 
ENGL 1013   English Composition I
A study of effective writing, reading, and speaking. Emphasis is on effective personal and expository writing. (This course must be completed before reaching Junior standing.) Class 3. Prerequisite: Qualification on ACT or SAT exam or completion of ENGL 1004 with a grade of D..
 
ENGR 1043   Engineering Graphics
An introduction to engineering graphics and computer-aided graphics emphasizing solids modeling. A technical communication approach through sketching, orthographic projection, and computer aided graphics. Class 2. Lab 3.
 
ENGR 1311   Manufacturing Processes Laboratory
Lab experience in basic manufacturing processes including materials separation and materials joining processes including mechanical and thermal processes. Safety issues and the use of precision measuring devices are stressed. Lab 3.
 
LETU 1101   Cornerstones Of Life And Learning (L)
This course introduces students to the LeTourneau University community and prepares them for the pursuit of whole person education and lifelong learning. It helps students explore and learn how to fulfill God's unique design for their lives through a holistic approach that establishes four essential cornerstones of life and learning: personal, intellectual, spiritual, and community development. Class 1.
 
MATH 1903   Calculus I
An introduction to calculus with emphasis on concepts and principles. Topics studied include limits, derivatives, applications of derivatives, and antiderivatives. Class 3. Prerequisites: MATH 1252 and MATH 1303, or equivalent. Minimum grade of 'C' required.
 
      Fulfill English Proficiency Requirement
All students must demonstrate proficiency in English by passing either the English Proficiency Examination or ENGL 1001 English Review. Completion of this requirement by exam must take place before a student reaches senior status, otherwise ENGL 1001 must be taken every semester after reaching senior status until successfully completed.
 
Second Semester - Spring 201016 hours
CHEM 1121   General Chemistry II Laboratory
Laboratory work to be taken concurrently with CHEM 1123. Lab 3. Corequisite: CHEM 1123. (Spring) BIOL 1113/1111 General Biology I/Lab (Fall), BIOL 1123/1121 General Biology II/Lab (Spring), BIOL 2014 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (Fall, Odd Years), or BIOL 2024 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (Spring, Even Years) may be substituted for CHEM 1123/112
 
CHEM 1123   General Chemistry II
Examines all the general areas of modern chemistry. Included are atomic and molecular structure, periodic classification of the elements, acids and bases, solutions, thermodynamics, kinetics, electrochemistry, descriptive inorganic chemistry, nuclear chemistry, and an introduction to organic and biochemistry. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1123. Corequisite: CHEM 1121. (Spring) BIOL 1113/1111 General Biology I/Lab (Fall), BIOL 1123/1121 General Biology II/Lab (Spring), BIOL 2014 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (Fall, Odd Years), or BIOL 2024 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (Spring, Even Years) may be substituted for CHEM 1123/112
 
ENGL 1023   English Composition II
A study of argumentation/logic and writing for the professions with an emphasis on using the personal computer to plan, draft, and revise written projects. Each student is required to write a fully documented research paper and give oral presentations in class. (This course must be completed before reaching Junior standing. ). Class 3. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1004 with a grade of C or better or ENGL 1013..
 
ENGR 1812   Fundamentals Of Engineering Design
Introduction to engineering design concepts through team projects; including elements of goal setting and planning, design synthesis, teamwork, ethics, professionalism, and reporting. Class 2.
 
MATH 2013   Calculus II
A continuation of MATH 1903 including techniques and applications of integration, polar coordinates, and infinite series. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1903. Minimum grade of 'C' required.
 
PHYS 2011   University Physics I Laboratory
Laboratory work to be taken concurrently with PHYS 2013. Lab 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1903. Corequisite: PHYS 2013. (Spring)
 
PHYS 2013   University Physics I
A calculus based study of the theory and application of mechanics, relativity, thermodynamics, waves and sound, electricity, magnetism, and light. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1903. Corequisite: PHYS 2011. (Spring)
 
Third Semester - Fall 201017 hours
COMM 1113   Introduction To Speech Communication
A study of basic oral communication principles, including verbal and nonverbal language, listening, group dynamics, and public speaking. Emphasis is upon application of these principles in the sending and receiving of different types of oral discourse. Class 3.
 
COSC 1303   Computer Science I
An introduction to the field of computer science. Problem solving strategies, basic data structures, and an introduction to algorithms in the context of a modern programming language. A first course in programming with an emphases on scientific and engineering applications. Class 2. Lab 1.
 
EEGR 2053   Electric Circuits I
Principles of linear networks covering the laws of circuit theory that apply to such networks, including elements of network topology, mesh currents and node voltages, network theorems, op-amps, energy and power, basic concepts of transient response of R-L and R-C networks to a unit pulse driving function, steady state sinusoidal voltage and current, including polyphase circuits, mutual coupling, and ideal transformers. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 2013. Minimum grade of 'C' required.
 
KINE     Physical Activities
Offerings include: aerobics, archery, action games, badminton, basketball, bowling, fitness, flag football, golf, racquetball, scuba diving, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball, weight training, etc. (Half of semester.) Class 1.
 
MATH 2203   Differential Equations
Solutions, properties, and applications of ordinary differential equations, including the use of Laplace transforms and Fourier series. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1613 or MATH 2013.
 
PHYS 2021   University Physics II Laboratory
Laboratory work to be taken concurrently with PHYS 2023. Lab 3. Prerequisites: PHYS 2013 and MATH 1903. Corequisite: PHYS 2023. (Fall)
 
PHYS 2023   University Physics II
A calculus based study of the theory and application of mechanics, relativity, thermodynamics, waves and sound, electricity, magnetism, and light. Class 3. Prerequisites: PHYS 2013 and MATH 1903. Corequisite: PHYS 2021. (Fall)
 
Fourth Semester - Spring 201116 hours
EEGR 2063   Electric Circuits II
Complex frequency analysis of linear networks, transient RLC network response, mutual coupling and ideal transformers, frequency response, Fourier series, Laplace transforms as applied to two-port networks, and time and frequency domain transformations. Class 3. Prerequisite: EEGR 2053. Corequisite: MATH 2203. (Spring) Minimum grade of 'C' required.
 
EEGR 3213   Digital Electronics
Application of Boolean algebra to the design of logic circuits; Karnaugh maps; registers, counters, and data conversion; microlabs for combinational and sequential logic circuits are included. Class 3. Prerequisite: EEGR 2053.
 
ENGR 2122   Instrumentation And Measurements Lab
Introduction to principles of metrology, instrumentation, collection, and analysis of experimental data, including data presentation and report writing. Includes the use of test equipment for electrical, and mechanical measurements including the use of basic measuring, sensing, and data acquisition devices. Class 1. Lab 3. Prerequisite: EEGR 2053.
 
ENGR 2400   Sophomore Design Seminar
Seminar topics emphasizing skills necessary to successfully complete design projects, including the study of design project case studies. Class 1. Prerequisite: ENGR 1812. (Spring)
 
ENGR 3022   Engineering Project Management (L)
Elements and processes of engineering project management including managerial aspects, organizational structures, project scheduling, engineering economics and resource allocation, and project control and evaluation. Class 2. Prerequisite: ENGR 1812.
 
MATH 2023   Calculus III
A continuation of MATH 2013 including parametric equations, vectors, vector functions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, and vector analysis. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 2013.
 
MEGR 2013   Statics
Fundamental concepts of mechanics, equilibrium of force systems, structural applications, cables, friction, and virtual work. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 2013. Minimum grade of 'C' required.
 
Fifth Semester - Fall 201117 hours
BIBL 1033   Biblical Literature
This survey provides an overall perspective for understanding the Bible within its historical and cultural setting. The course will focus on the reading of significant portions of the Bible so that students may grasp the framework and themes of the Old and New Testaments as well as the relationship between the Testaments. Throughout the course students will also develop skills in interpreting and applying the Bible to contemporary situations. Class 3.
 
EEGR 3112   Electronics Laboratory I
A continuation of Instrumentation and Measurements Lab with emphasis on electric measurements and instruments, including experiments involving diodes, transistors, and op amps. Class 1. Lab 3. Prerequisites: EEGR 2063 and ENGR 2122. Corequisite: EEGR 3313. (Fall)
 
EEGR 3233   Introduction To Microcontrollers
Application of digital and logic concepts to the study of microcontroller function and use. Topics include assembly language programming and hardware interface design for typical applications. Class 3. Lab 1. Prerequisites: COSC 1303 and EEGR 3213. (Fall) EEGR 4233 Introduction to Microprocessors (Fall) may be substituted for EEGR 3233.
 
EEGR 3313   Electronics I
An introduction to diodes, transistors, and op amps, and their use in electronic circuits; Semiconductor theory; amplifier design; power amplifiers; stability. Class 3. Prerequisites: COSC 1303 and EEGR 2063. (Fall)
 
ENGR 3813   Engineering Design Methodology
The study of engineering design principles with application to a team project. Topics include: planning the design process, stakeholder analysis, design specifications, functional analysis and concept generation, feasibility estimation, prototyping, and design-for-manufacturing. Project requirements include significant oral and written communication components. Class 2. Lab 3. Prerequisites: Junior standing and consent of instructor.
 
MEGR 2023   Dynamics
Kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies. Principles of impulse and momentum, and work and energy. Class 3. Prerequisite: MEGR 2013. Corequisite: MATH 2023. Minimum grade of 'C' required.
 
Sixth Semester - Spring 201218 hours
BIBL     Jr.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
 
EEGR 3133   Electronics Design Laboratory
A continuation of Electronics Lab I with emphasis on the design of electronic circuits. Class 2. Lab 3. Prerequisites: EEGR 3112 and EEGR 3213. Corequisite: EEGR 3323. (Spring)
 
EEGR 3323   Electronics II
The application of active devices to various types of circuitry, including oscillators, active filters, feedback, modulation, and demodulation. Class 3. Prerequisite: EEGR 3313. (Spring)
 
ENGR 2313   Materials Engineering
Atomic nature of materials including atomic structure, atomic and molecular bonding, crystalline and noncrystalline structures, imperfections, and electronic properties. Basic material properties of metals, organics, and ceramics. Solutions, phase relationships, reactions, modification of properties, stability of materials in service, and composite materials. Class 3. Prerequisites: CHEM 1111, CHEM 1113, MATH 2013 or MATH 1613 and PHYS 2013 or PHYS 1113.
 
ENGR 3423   Mechatronics
Analysis and design of control systems that contain motors, sensors, and controllers integrated with mechanical components and mechanisms. Topics include system modeling and dynamic analysis, controller design, motor analysis, and applications. Class 3. Prerequisites: EEGR 3213, MATH 2203, MEGR 2023, and PHYS 2023.
 
MATH 3403   Statistics
A study of elementary concepts and techniques of statistics including representations of data, statistical measures, fundamentals of probability, distribution laws, and statistical tests. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 2013.
 
Seventh Semester - Fall 201218 hours
EEGR 4513   Electromagnetic Fields And Waves
Vectors, static electric, and magnetic fields in dielectric and magnetic materials, principles leading to Maxwell's and Poisson's equations, and use of the wave equation. Class 3. Prerequisite: COSC 1303, EEGR 2053, or consent of instructor. Corequisites: MATH 2203 and PHYS 2023. (Fall)
 
ENGL     Literature Elective
Any ENGL 2000+ level courses <b><u>except</u></b>:
ENGL 2011 Applied Journalism
ENGL 2603 Creative Writing
ENGL 3213 Technical Writing
ENGL 3223 Advanced Grammar and Composition
ENGL 3403 Journalism-Publications
ENGL 3413 Visual Literacy
ENGL 3931 English Internship
ENGL 4023 Writing for Digital Media
ENGL 4913 Literary Criticism
ENGL 4923 History of the English Language
ENGL 4931 Digital Writing Practicum
Class 3.
 
ENGR 4400   Senior Design Seminar
Seminar topics emphasize skills necessary to successfully complete design projects. Topics may include ethics, standards, environmental impact, sustainability, manufacturability, health, and safety. Economic, social, and political considerations are also addressed. Class 1. Corequisite: ENGR 4813. (Fall)
 
ENGR 4813   Senior Design I (L)
Applications of design principles to a capstone engineering project. Projects are team based and include developing design specifications, conceptual designs, and final designs. Project requirements include significant oral and written communication components. Examples of projects include intercollegiate competition, industry sponsored, applied research, and service projects. Students pursuing more than one concentration in engineering or engineering technology must complete a two semester sequence in senior design for each concentration. Class 2. Lab 3. Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of instructor. Corequisite: ENGR 4400. (Fall)
 
HIST     History Elective
Any History (HIST) course. Class 3.
 
MATH 3303   Linear Algebra
A study of systems of linear equations, matrices, vector spaces, linear independence, bases, dimension, linear transformations, determinants, eigenvalues, and geometric applications. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1603 or MATH 1903. MATH 4403 Numerical Analysis (Fall only) or MATH 4503 Statistical Quality Assurance (Spring only) may be substituted for MATH 3303.
 
MEGR 3713   Thermodynamics
Properties of pure substances, heat and work, first and second laws of thermodynamics, entropy, ideal gases, gas-vapor mixtures, and availability. Class 3. Prerequisites: CHEM 1113 and MEGR 2013. Corequisite: MEGR 2023.
 
Eighth Semester - Spring 201317 hours
BIBL     Jr.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
 
EEGR 4613   Communications Engineering
The theory and functions of electronic communication elements including signal analysis, random processes, statistical averages, transmission lines, and antennas. Class 3. Prerequisites: EEGR 2063 and MATH 3403. (Spring)
 
ENGR 4823   Senior Design II (L)
Completion of final design, fabrication, testing, and reporting of the engineering design projects initiated in ENGR 4813. Class 2. Lab 3. Prerequisite: ENGR 4813. (Spring)
 
KINE 1512   Concepts Of Lifetime Fitness
General studies requirement under Kinesiology. The course examines various concepts of health and physical fitness with the purpose of encouraging the student to establish positive patterns of activity and healthful living. Class 2.
 
      Humanities or Social Science Elective
Humanities Electives: Cross-Cultural (CCLT 3203 only); Fine Arts (HUMA); History (HIST); Literature (any ENGL 2000+ level course except ENGL 2011, 2603, 3213, 3223, 3403, 3413, 3931, 4023, 4913, 4923, 4931); Philosophy (PHIL); and Foreign Language (must have two semesters in one foreign language).

Social Science Electives: Cross-Cultural (CCLT excluding CCLT 1013 and CCLT 3203); Communications (COMM); Economics (BECN); History (HIST); Political Science (POLS); and Psychology (PSYC).
Class 3.
 
      Technical Elective
Engineering: Any BEGR, EEGR, ENGR, MEGR, MJEG, MJET, or COSC (3 hours max) 2000 level or above course which is approved by the academic advisor to achieve a total of 48 hours of engineering topics (engineering science and engineering design).

Engineering Technology: Any AVTC, DSTC, EETC, METC, MJET, or MJTC course for which the necessary prerequisites have been met. This may include 3 hours of BUSI or COSC courses.
Class 3. Any 3000+ level engineering course, COSC (3 hours max) 2000+ level course, PHYS 3214 Relativity and Quantum Theory (Spring, Odd years), or PHYS 4414 Optics (Spring, Even years) which is approved by the academic advisor.
 
Total Hours: 137
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