Engineering, B.S. Computer Concentration (CE)
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| 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.
| 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.
| BIBL Jr.-Sr. Level Elective |
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
| BIBL Jr.-Sr. Level Elective |
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
| BUSI 3003 Foundations of Business for Engineers |
An overview of the aspects of business important to engineering. The course centers on the business competencies of management, finance, and marketing taught through a foundation of ethical leadership. In addition, students will learn a conceptual and practical framework for entrepreneurial endeavors within technology-based companies. Class 3. ENGR 4653 Advanced Engineering Analysis recommended if considering engineering graduate school.
| CEGR 2102 Introduction to Computer Engineering |
An introduction to the concepts and practice of computer engineering, including embedded controllers, software design, operating systems, and protocols. Class 2. Corequisite: COSC 1303 (Fall)
| CEGR 4233 Introduction to Microprocessors and Microcomputers |
Application of digital and logic concepts to the study of microcontroller and microprocessor function and use; assembly language programming and software design for typical applications. (Same as EEGR 4233) Class 3. Prerequisite: EEGR 3213. (Fall)
| CEGR 4253 Microcomputer Design |
Students will be required to design, build, demonstrate, and report on a single-board computer system. (Same as EEGR 4253.) Class 3. Prerequisites: EEGR 3233 or EEGR 4233. (Spring)
| 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.
| 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.
| COSC 2103 Computer Science II |
A second semester study of computing principles. Abstract data types, object-oriented programming concepts, and introductory topics of graphical-user interfaces, unit testing, and file structures. Students hone their problem solving skills through a variety of programming assignments. Class 3. Prerequisite: COSC 1303 or consent of instructor.
| COSC 2203 Data Structures |
A second-year course in data structures and algorithms. Topics include commonly used data structures, recursive algorithms, computational complexity, sorting and searching techniques, and an introduction to run-time storage management. Course assignments emphasize both program design and implementation. Class 3. Prerequisites: COSC 2103 and MATH 1803.
| COSC 3603 Networks And Data Communications |
An introduction to the principles and concepts of network-based communication between software processes. This includes the organization of WANs and LANs, the function of gateways and routers, and the use of protocols at the application, transport and network layers. Emphasis is placed on the TCP/IP protocol suite. Exercises focus on studying network traffic and developing TCP- and UDP-based client/server programs. Class 3. Prerequisite or Corequisite: COSC 2203 (Fall) COSC 3303 Computer Architecture (Spring) or COSC 3503 Operating Systems (Spring) may be substituted for COSC 3603.
| EEGR 2051 Circuits and Measurements Lab |
Introduction to instrumentation, data collection and analysis, and report writing. Use of test equipment for electrical and mechanical measurements. Lab 3. Corequisite: EEGR2053 Minimum grade of 'C' required.
| EEGR 2053 Electric Circuits |
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. Corequisites: EEGR 2051 Minimum grade of 'C' required.
| EEGR 2163 Advanced Circuits |
Complex frequency analysis of linear networks, transient RLC network response, mutual coupling and ideal transformers, frequency response, 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.
| EEGR 3314 Electronics and Lab |
An introduction to diodes, transistors, and op amps, and their use in electronic circuits; Semiconductor theory; amplifier design; power amplifiers; stability. Lab experiments involving design with transistors and op amps. Class 3. Lab 3. Prerequisite: EEGR 2163. (Fall)
| EEGR 4283 Digital Signal Processing |
Principles of signal processing using sample data including z-transforms, FIR filters, IIR filters, FFT, and implementations. Design applications include processing of digital signals and bio-potentials. Three lecture hours and two to three laboratories during the semester. Class 3. Prerequisite: EEGR 3213. (Spring)
| 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..
| 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..
| 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 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.
| ENGR 1513 Introduction to Engineering Practice I |
An introduction to engineering as a career, including problem solving, engineering disciplines, design, teamwork, and communication. An introduction to engineering graphics is included, with an emphasis on solids modeling. Class 2. Lab 3. (Fall)
| ENGR 1523 Introduction to Engineering Practice II |
An introduction to the engineering design process, including teamwork development, ethics, professionalism, and reporting. Class 2. Lab 3. Prerequisite: ENGR1513. (Spring)
| 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 1523. (Spring)
| ENGR 2704 Project Management, Design and Entrepreneurship |
An introduction to management aspects of the engineering profession, project management, prioritization of resource allocation, and management of technical design projects. Students are assigned an engineering and/or a business project under the supervision of the faculty member. Students are expected to meet regularly with the faculty member and complete assigned readings and projects as well as give a substantial oral presentation. Class 3. Lab 3. Prerequisite: ENGR1523.
| 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 ENGR 3022 or ENGR 2704..
| 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. Includes weekly seminar on professional topics. Class 2. Lab 3. Prerequisites: Senior standing (completion of junior courses in concentration), ENGR 3813 or MJET 3413 or CVGR 4203 or CVGR 3223 and CVGR 3221, and consent of instructor.. (Fall)
| 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)
| HIST History Elective |
Any History (HIST) course. Class 3.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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 1803 Discrete Mathematics |
Topics include set theory, relations, propositional logic and proofs, algebraic structure, graph theory, and Boolean algebra. Techniques of proof introduced include proof by specialization and division into cases, indirect proof, existence and uniqueness proofs, and induction. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1203 or equivalent.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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 1613 or MATH 2013.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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 Newton's laws of motion, gravity, work, energy, momentum, and angular momentum. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1903. Corequisite: PHYS 2011. (Spring)
| 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 oscillations, waves, sound, electricity, magnetism, Maxwell's equation of electromagnetism and light. Class 3. Prerequisites: PHYS 2013 and MATH 1903. Corequisite: PHYS 2021. (Fall)
total hours needed.
| Math Elective |
Approved 3000+ Math course Class 3. MATH 3453, 4233, 4253, 4403 or 4513
| Technical Elective |
Approved 3000+ Engineering course Any 3000+ level approved Engineering course or Computer Science course
Total Hours: 130