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ICEE: Integrated Collaborative Engineering Environment Core

1002. Fundamentals of Engineering Practice (5) (F,S)
5 lecture hours per week. P: Consent of instructor. Introduction to the engineering profession. Topics include mathematical modeling, functions and graphs, trigonometry, vector geometry, systems of equations and analytical geometry.
1010. Integrated Collaborative Engineering I (6) (F)
4 lecture and 4 lab hours per week. C: MATH 1083. Introduces engineering profession and basic tools and concepts of engineering. Team taught, providing immersive and hands-on experience in engineering practice areas, including graphics, professional practice, environmental issues, systems thinking, and basic concepts in machinery, controls, digital circuits, and data analysis.
1012. Engineering Graphics (2) (F)
1 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. C: MATH 1083 or higher. Engineering graphics in a professional engineering context, including sketching and working drawings, multiple views, sections, solid modeling software, drawing standards, tolerancing, and dimensioning.
1014. Introduction to Engineering (3) (S)
1 lecture and 4 lab hours per week. P: ICEE 1012. Engineering profession and basic tools and concepts of engineering, providing immersive and hands-on experience in engineering practice areas, including professional practice, systems thinking, and basics concepts in machinery, controls, digital circuits, and data analysis.
1020. Integrated Collaborative Engineering II (6) (S)
4 lecture and 4 lab hours per week. P: ICEE 1010. C: MATH 2151. Basic engineering concepts of project analysis and business planning for engineering entrepreneurship. Tools of design analysis involving static forces, stress, shear, torsion and moments. Lab covers use of spreadsheets to evaluate engineering alternatives and mathematical analytical software plus analysis of engineering materials, including tests of stress, fastening methods, and fabrication.
2010. Integrated Collaborative Engineering III (4) (F)
3 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: ICEE 1020; C: MATH 2151; PHYS 2350. Covers advanced topics in engineering fundamentals in particle and rigid body dynamics. Lab covers applications of engineering software to analyze engineering problems.
2020. Integrated Collaborative Engineering IV (4) (S)
3 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: ICEE 2010. C: PHYS 2360. Covers advanced engineering fundamentals, analysis, and design of electrical circuits including amplification, resonance, and three phase power distribution. Lab covers design of electrical circuits, including use of electrical instrumentation.
2022. Statics (3) (S)
3 lecture hours per week. P: PHYS 2350. Analysis of equilibrium of particles, addition and resolution of forces, equivalent system of forces, equilibrium of rigid bodies, centroid and moment of inertia, structural analysis, internal forces, friction, and virtual work.
2050. Computer Applications in Engineering (3) (S)
2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. C: Math 1083 or higher. Application of modern programming tools and languages to solve engineering problems.
2070. Materials and Processes (3) (F)
3 lecture hours per week. Study of the materials used in engineering and related manufacturing processes. Materials topics include the atomic structure of materials, alloys, phase diagrams, and heat treatment. Manufacturing processes include casting, forming, machining, and joining processes.
3004. Dynamics (3) (F)
3 lecture hours per week. P: ICEE 2022; MATH 2153. Fundamental topics in particle and rigid body dynamics. Planar kinematics of a particle. Planar kinetics of a particle: force and acceleration, work and energy, and impulse and momentum. Planar kinematics of a rigid body.
3010. Engineering Systems and Problem Solutions (3) (F)
P: ICEE 2022; MATH 2153. Explores systems approach to design, analysis, and engineering of thermal and fluid systems using mathematical and software tools.
3012. Thermal and Fluid Systems (4) (S)
3 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: ICEE 3004. Explores systems approach to design, analysis, and engineering of thermal and fluid systems using mathematical and software tools.
3014. Circuit Analysis (3) (F)
2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week. P: MATH 2154; PHYS 2360. Electrical and electronic engineering concepts, theory, and methods. Includes electric circuit analysis, electro mechanics, and electrical instrumentation systems.
3020. Information Systems Engineering (3) (S)
P: ICEE 3010. Fundamental knowledge of information systems, including formal systems and models. Use of data, information, and knowledge in organizations, information lifecycle; collection, storage, processing, retrieval, delivery; and overview of the various components of an information infrastructure. Includes computing platforms, software architectures, and telecommunications networks. Introduces integration and acquisition of information for decision-making using information technology.
3024. Mechanics of Materials (3) (WI) (F)
2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week. P: ICEE 2020, 2070. Behavior of deformable bodies subjected to axial loading, torsion, and bending. Includes stress-strain relations, elastic deflections of beams, effects of combined loading, buckling of slender columns, and failure criteria for ductile and brittle materials.
3050. Sensors, Measurement, and Controls (3) (S)
2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week. P: ICEE 3014. Fundamental concepts of measurement and instrumentation at the system level. Measurement systems cover non-electrical parameters measurement, data acquisition, and signal conditioning. Controls systems cover application of mathematical and analytical tools to model, analyze, and design automated feedback control systems for dynamic processes.
3060. System Optimization (3) (F)
P: MATH 3100, 3307. Introduces mathematical tools applied to system optimization, including problem formulation, identification of decision variables, use of graphical methods, linear programming, concepts of duality, and sensitivity analysis. Applications include transportation, network analysis, project management and other engineering areas.
3100. Internship in Engineering (1) (WI) (F, S, SS)
P: Consent of instructor. Minimum of 150 hours of supervised work or project experience in engineering. May include industry or service learning activities and be repeated for credit as a technical elective.
3300. Introduction to Engineering Project Management (3) (WI) (F)
3 lecture hours per week. P: ENGL 1200; ICEE 1014. System needs and analysis identification, functional requirements analysis, project timelines, network analysis, and system development progress metrics.
3400. Engineering Economics (3) (WI) (F)
3 lecture hours per week. P: MATH 3307. Analysis of cash flows including cost, revenue, and benefits that occur at different times. Evaluation of engineering projects using equivalent worth, benefit-cost, and rate of return including impact of depreciation, taxes, and statistical risk.
3901, 3902, 3903. Undergraduate Research in Engineering (1,2,3) (F,S)
P: Consent of instructor and chair. May be repeated for credit as a technical elective. Study of an experimental or theoretical area involving engineering analysis and design. Demonstrates depth of analysis and study beyond scope of existing courses.
4000. Quality Systems Design (3) (F)
3 lecture hours per week. P: MATH 3307. Analytical procedures associated with Statistical Quality and Process Control. Includes design of experiments, and system approaches to maintenance and improvement of process quality.
4010. Senior Capstone Design Project I (2) (WI) (F)
1 lecture and 2 lab hours per week P: Consent of instructor. Senior capstone course involves open-ended design project, exposing students to practice of engineering design and problem solving. Emphasis on real problems and working with real clients. Students required to visit facilities, interact with client employees, determine on-site data measurement strategies, and perform any necessary literature search. Develop proposal for project to be performed in ICEE 4020.
4020. Senior Capstone Design Project II (2) (WI) (S)
1 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: ICEE 4010. Open-ended design project, exposing students to practice of engineering design and problem solving. Requires facility visits, interaction with clients, onsite data measurement and literature search. Preparation and completion of Fundamentals of Engineering professions examination.
4501, 4502, 4503. Special Topics in Engineering (1,2,3) (F,S)
P: Consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit as a technical elective. Course builds upon knowledge gained from the core engineering or specialization curriculum. Topics typically focus on advanced or emerging area, which will equip graduates with specialized knowledge to improve performance in analysis, synthesis, and design.

ICTN: Information and Computer Technology

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1500, 1501. PC Hardware (3,0) (F,S)
Must be taken concurrently. 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. Hardware components of PCs and BIOS and operating system options needed to support those components. Topics include interface standards, component configuration, and troubleshooting.
2000. Introduction to Telecommunications (3) (F)
Includes computer networking. Broad view of technology and application in information technology industry.
2154, 2155. Digital Communication Systems (3,0) (F,S)
Must be taken concurrently. 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: ICTN 1500; RP/C: ICTN 2000. Introduces local-area and wide-area networks. Provides basic understanding of network concepts and router programming.
2158, 2159. Computer Networking Technology (3,0) (F,S)
Must be taken concurrently. 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: ICTN 2154. Advanced study of local-area and wide-area networks. Develops competence in designing and implementing enterprise-wide campus network using routers and switches.
2510, 2511. Network Environment I (3,0) (F)
Must be taken concurrently. 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: ICTN 1500. Network management using various NOS products. Topics include NOS setup, network resource management, user and group management, and security model.
2530, 2531. Network Environment II (3,0) (F,S) Formerly ICTN 3530, 3501
Must be taken concurrently. 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: ICTN 1500. Network management using various products such as Linux and Solaris, including NOS setup, network resource management, user and group management, and security model.
2732. Scripting for Information Technology (3) (S)
P: ITEC 2000; P/C: ICTN 2530. Introduction of scripting for information technology applications.
2900,2901. Fundamental Network Security (3,0) (F)
Must be taken concurrently. 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: ICTN 2154. Computer network and information security principles, devices, and applications.
3250, 3251. Internetwork Routing Technology (3,0) (F)
Must be taken concurrently. 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: Current CCNA certification. Advanced network routing technology in industry. Topics include routing protocols and technology, network performance consideration, and traffic control over LAN and WAN.
3540, 3541. Network Environment III (3,0) (F)
Must be taken concurrently. 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: 2530. Enterprise system administration using mixed vendor network operating systems, such as Linux and Microsoft. Topics include integrating networking services such as network file systems, enterprise printing administration, remote administration, and host and network security issues.
3900, 3901. Web Services Management (3,0) (F)
2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: 2530. Current technologies that provide web services and management for organizations. Topics include web content development, web server installation and configuration, database integration, and security issues.
4000. Network Internship (3) (F,S,SS)
Minimum of 120 contact hours at internship site. P: Junior standing; ICTN major. Educational collaboration between business and industry and ECU, linking theoretical and lab practice with real-world applications. Proposal, fully describing planned activities, developed around student’s educational goals and objectives.
4010, 4011. User Application Management and Emerging Technologies (3,0) (F)
2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: 2530. Emerging technologies that provide flexible and secure access to enterprise information resources. Topics include wireless and WLAN technology, broadband Internet connection, storage area networks, data warehousing/mining, application support for enterprise network.
4020. Senior Information and Computer Technology Capstone Design Project I (1) (WI) (F)
1 lecture hour per week. P: Senior standing, IDIS 3790, ITEC 3290, 3300; ICTN major. Open-ended design project, exposing students to practice of information and computer technology. Development of proposal for ICTN 4022 project.
4022. Senior Information and Computer Technology Capstone Design Project II (2) (WI) (S)
2 lecture hours per week. P: ICTN 4020. Open-ended design project, exposing students to practice of information and computer technology. Completion of project proposed in ICTN 4020.
4040. Communication Security (3) (S)
P: Senior standing and ICTN 2154, 2530. Practical and comprehensive survey of network-based and Internet-based security applications and standards. Includes cryptography, encryption, hash functions, digital signatures, key exchanges, and security applications.
4064. Regulations and Policies (3) (S)
P/C: FINA 2244; P: ICTN 2000, 2530. Government and industry regulations and policies applied to information technology industry. Broad view of impact and effectiveness of regulations and policies.
4150, 4151. Switching Network Technology (3,0) (F)
Must be taken concurrently. 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: Current CCNA certification. Concepts and technology used to interconnect multiple LANs. Covers advanced switching technology and applications.
4200, 4201. Intrusion Detection Technologies (3,0) (F)
Must be taken concurrently. 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: ICTN 2530. Computer network intrusion detection principles, devices, and applications.
4250, 4251. Enterprise Network Technology (3,0) (S)
Must be taken concurrently. 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: Current CCNA certification. Designs and implementation of enterprise network system in industrial environment. Includes designing and planning processes, technology and trend, network and system analysis, skill assessment and technical training, and corporate policies.
4501, 4503, 4505. Laboratory Problems (1,2,3)
2 lab hours per week for 4501; 4 lab hours per week for 4503, 6 lab hours per week for 4505. May be repeated for credit with consent of dept chair. P: Consent of instructor. Independent study of concepts, processes, tools, and/or materials in the field of Information and Computer Technology.
4592, 4593. Optimizing Converged Networks (3,0) (S)
Must be taken concurrently. 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: Current CCNA certification. Optimizing and providing effective QoS techniques for converged networks, including implementing a VoIP network, QoS, wireless security, and basic wireless management.
4600, 4601. Enterprise Information Technology Management (3,0) (S)
P: ICTN 2154, 2530. Capstone course with case studies on various issues about enterprise IT management. Students work on projects that address these issues.
4800, 4801. Information Assurance Technologies (3,0) (F)
Must be taken concurrently. 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: ICTN 2530, 2900. Information assurance principles, devices, and applications. Emphasis on problems relating to systems of varied operations system technologies and computer networking technologies.
ICTN Banked Courses
3010. Data Communications (4)
3020. Computer Networks (4)
3058, 3059. Electronic Communication Systems (3,0)
3520. Wireless Communications (4)
4054, 4055 Integrated Network Services (3,0)

IDIS: Industrial Distribution and Logistics

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2771. Introduction to Distribution and Logistics (3) (F,S)
Overview of all aspects of the Distribution and Logistics industry. Includes sales and marketing techniques, supply chain issues, inventory control methods and case studies.
3780, 3781. Warehousing and Materials Handling (3,0) (F)
2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: IDIS 2771. Warehousing operations and management, logistics, control, productivity, and analytical tools and techniques used to analyze and solve problems related to warehouse profitability.
3785. Global Logistics (3) (F)
P: IDIS 2771, 3815. Evaluation of the complexities of the international environment and logistical infrastructure on supply chain performance. Covers inbound and outbound logistics including sourcing, inventory control, packaging, 3PL, shipping, warehousing, distribution, Incoterms, documentation, customs, and global entry strategy.
3790. Technical Presentations (3) (F,S)
P: ITEC 2000 or MIS 2223. Investigation and utilization of tools, techniques, and technical systems for transmitting information related to problems and issues of contemporary industry.
3795, 3796. Distributor Sales and Branch Management (3,0) (F,S)
2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: IDIS 2771. Role of the industrial distributor salesperson in the supply chain. Discussion of branch management issues are also analyzed. SME Distributor Sales Certification Test required.
3800. Transportation Logistics (3) (S)
P: IDIS 2771. Comprehensive examination of critical issues involved in domestic and international transportation, including logistical network design, third party selection, transportation regulations, shipment planning, and routing and scheduling.
3805. Purchasing Logistics (3) (F,S)
P: IDIS 2771. Comprehensive examination of the critical role of purchasing in supporting logistics strategy. Topics include supplier selection, product delivery, inventory management, application of technology, financial impact of purchasing, cost analysis, purchasing of transportation services, and negotiations.
3815. Supply Chain Logistics (3) (F,S)
P: IDIS 2771. Evaluates supply chain and its effects in logistics. Covers concepts and strategies used to design and manage supply chain, and explains relationship proper supply chain management has between industrial sales and logistics.
3825. Strategic Pricing for Distributors (3) (F)
P: ACCT 2101; IDIS 2771. Examination of pricing in the distribution industry and pricing strategy as a competitive advantage. Covers breakeven cost analysis, value-based pricing, life-cycle pricing, segmented pricing, dynamic pricing, and channel strategy.
3830. ERP Systems for Distributors (3) (F,S)
P: IDIS 3780, 3781, 3815. Provides in-depth understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning, as well as application of case studies and exercises of an ERP software information system as it relates to the supply chain, distribution and logistics.
3835. Security and Risk Analysis for Distributors (3) (S)
P: IDIS 3815. Logistical issues involving laws and regulations internationally and in the United States. Includes safety and security issues involved in logistics. Risk assessment techniques and issues are also explored.
4502. Laboratory Problems: Industrial Distribution (3) (F,S)
P: Consent of instructor. Independent study of industrial distribution systems, processes, and concepts.
4504. Independent Study: Industrial Distribution (3) (F,S)
P: Consent of instructor. Research-oriented problem solving with tools, materials, and processes of industrial distribution field.
4800. Distribution and Logistics Capstone (3) (F,S)
P: Junior standing; IDIS 3790, ITEC 3290, 3300; IDIS major. Capstone course involving a design project exposing students to the practice of distribution and logistics. Minimum of 240 hours of supervised, full-or-part-time work experience required.
4802. Distribution Research (3) (F,S)
P: IDIS 4800: senior standing. Capstone course for all industrial distribution seniors. Application of new and innovative technologies used in industrial technology, industrial distribution, and logistics fields.
IDIS Banked Courses
IDIS 2770. The Industrial Distributor: Purpose and Functions (3)
IDIS 2775. Blueprint Reading and Sketching (3)

ISDN: Interior Design

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1180. Interior Design Fundamentals (3) Formerly IDMR 1180
Principles of interior design, design process, and organization of design industry. Spatial planning, interior materials and elements, and design in residential and commercial interiors. Implications of social, psychological, and cultural influences on design and function of interior spaces. Relationship between human factors and social responsibility.
1181. Interior Design Fundamentals Laboratory (3) Formerly IDMR 1181
6 lab hours per week. C: IDSN 1180. Application of elements and principles of design as they affect environment.
1281. Interior Design Graphics (3)
6 lab hours per week. P: IDSN 1180, 1181. Basic skills and theory of manual graphics. Application of visual communication techniques in interior design.
1500. Color in Interiors: Theory and Application (3) Formerly IDMR 1500
6 lab hours per week. P: IDSN 1180, 1181. Intermediate study of color in interior design. Emphasis on color theories and systems, color interaction, psychological effects of color, and practical applications.
2040. Textiles for Interiors (3) Formerly IDMR 2040
P: Merchandising majors; C: MRCH 2035. Textile products and fabrics for interiors. Emphasis on selection, performance, and care of interior textiles.
2700. Historic Interiors I: 3000 BC Through Mid-Nineteenth Century (3) (WI) Formerly IDMR 2700
Major styles of interiors from 3000 BC through mid-nineteenth century. Emphasis on influences and characteristics of styles in Italy, France, England, and North America.
2750. Historic Interiors II: Late Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (3) (WI) Formerly IDMR 2750
Major styles of interiors of late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Emphasis on design movements, furniture and interior designers, manufacturers, and products, both nationally and internationally.
2800. Interior Design I: Residential Design (3) Formerly IDMR 2501
6 lab hours per week. P: IDSN 1281, 1500. Understanding of volumetric spatial solutions expressed through traditional design drafting, model making and various graphic presentation techniques. Fundamentals of residential building structures and systems. Introduction to programming interior space through needs assessments, and adjacency requirements. Implications of social, cultural and psychological influences on function, aesthetics and space planning of interior spaces. Application and analysis of graphic presentation techniques in communicating spatial planning, systems, and design.
2850. Interior Design II: Commercial Design (3) Formerly IDMR 2601
6 lab hours per week. P: IDSN 2800. Fundamentals of spatial planning, building structure, and design. Implications of social and psychological influences on design, needs assessment, and function of interior spaces. Application and analysis of graphic presentation techniques in communicating spatial planning and design in nonresidential spaces.
3001, 3002, 3003. Special Topics (1,2,3) (WI) Formerly IDMR 3001, 3002, 3003
May be repeated for credit with change of topic. P: Consent of instructor; may vary by topic offered. Special topics in selected areas of interior design. Variable titles, content, and hours.
3550. Materials and Specifications for Interior Design (3) Formerly IDMR 3550
P: IDSN 2040; junior standing; IDMR majors. Building materials and interior finishes. Emphasis on product knowledge, application, maintenance, and specification techniques.
3600. Interior Design III: Systems (3) Formerly IDMR 3600 
6 lab hours per week. P: DESN 3030, 3031; junior standing; interior design major. Fundamental principles of energy-driven systems as in residential and commercial interiors. Development of graphic presentation techniques.
3650. Kitchen and Bath Design (3) Formerly IDMR 3650
1 lecture and 4 lab hours per week. P: IDSN 3550, 3600. Fundamentals of kitchen and bath design. Emphasis on design detailing, ergonomics considerations, and universal design criteria. Client project required.
3700. Computer Aided Design in Interior Design (3) Formerly IDMR 3700
6 lab hours per week. P: DESN 3030, 3031; junior standing; interior design major. Application of graphic presentation techniques using computer drafting programs. Problems in orthographic and three-dimensional forms in both residential and commercial interiors.
3999. Professional Procedures in Interior Design (2) Formerly IDMR 3999
P/C: Interior design major; COMM 2410 or 2420; all required major courses below the 4000 level. Interior design profession and support industries. Business practices such as documentation, contracting, subcontracting, bidding, and management of interior design services.
4001, 4002, 4003. Independent Study: Interior Design (1,2,3) Formerly IDMR 4001, 4002, 4003
P: Junior standing. Problems in interior design.
4500, 4501. Interior Design IV and Laboratory: Universal Design (1,2) Formerly IDMR 4500, 4501
1 classroom and 4 lab hours per week P: IDSN 3600, 3700; DESN 3030; C for 4500: IDSN 4501; C for 4501: IDSN 4500. Barrier-free interior design for all populations. Emphasis on physical aspects of the near environment which contribute to safety, comfort, and convenience. Barrier free space planning for all populations. Development of graphic presentation techniques.
4600, 4601. Interior Design V and Laboratory: Commercial Design (1,2) (4600:WI) Formerly IDMR 4600, 4601
1 classroom and 4 lab hours per week. P: IDSN 3600, 3700; C for 4600: IDSN 4601; C for 4601: IDSN 4600. Theories and principles of space programming applied to commercial interior design. Commercial codes and products for interiors. Planning for commercial interiors based on space programming. Specification of commercial interior products. Development of graphic presentation techniques.
4650. Advanced Computer-Aided Design (3) Formerly IDMR 4650
P: IDSN 3700; 4500, 4501, or consent of instructor. Advanced computer drafting of interior environments using two- and three-dimension and animated computer presentation. Commercial, institutional, and residential interior design problems are incorporated into course requirements.
4700. Problems in Interiors (3) Formerly IDMR 4700
6 lab hours per week. May be repeated for a maximum 6 s.h. P: IDSN 3600, 3700. Comprehensive design process as applied to development of residential or commercial interior design problem. Development of graphic presentation techniques.
4750. Interior Design for Adaptive Reuse (3) (WI) Formerly IDMR 4750
6 lab hours per week. P: IDSN 3600, 3700. Synthesis of interior design knowledge and application to redesign of existing structures for contemporary use.
4880. Interior Design Internship (3) Formerly IDMR 4880
200 work hours. P: IDSN 3999; senior interior design major; consent of instructor. Work experience involving application of interior design knowledge and skills under direction of professional interior designer.
IDSN Banked Courses
2500. Interior Design I: Introduction to Spatial Composition and Design (1)
2600. Interior Design II: Proxemics, Behavior, and Design Process (1)
5387. Interior Lighting Design (3)
5389. Contemporary Interpretation of Period Interiors (3)

IENG: Industrial Engineering Technology

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2020, 2021. Materials and Processes Technology (3,0) (WI*) (F,S)
P: ITEC 2000 or DSCI 2223. Factors which influence the production and modification of materials into useful forms. Various manufacturing processes and machinery used to convert raw materials into finished products. Hands on experience with materials and processes used in industry.
2076, 2077. Introduction to Computer Numerical Control (CNC) (3,0) (F,S)
2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week. P: DESN 2034. Review of fundamental manual programming for numerical control machines. Topics include CNC machine types, controls, safety, and coordinate measuring systems; CNC speed and feed calculations, tooling and fixturing; and programming CNC mills and lathes; computer controlled laser cutting and engraving. Self-paced. Hands-on experience with CNC machines and simulations in virtual reality.
3020, 3021. Robotics in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (3,0) (S)
2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: IENG 2076, ITEC 2090. Students will learn how to build, program, and integrate robots into computer integrated manufacturing (CIM) processes in an hands-on manner.
3300. Plant Layout and Materials Handling (3) (F)
P: IENG 2020. Examines integrated plant layout and materials handling approaches. Covers simulation as an analytical tool.
3600. Statics and Strength of Materials (3) (F)
P: IENG 2020, MATH 2119. Statics including vectors, moments, equilibrium of structures, centroids and moments of inertia. Strength of materials including basic stresses and deformations; beam diagrams, flexure and shear.3600. Statics and Strength of Materials (3) (F) P: IENG 2020, MATH 2119. Statics including vectors, moments, equilibrium of structures, centroids and moments of inertia. Strength of materials including basic stresses and deformations; beam diagrams, flexure and shear.
4020. Manufacturing System Planning (3) (F)
P: ITEC 3200, MATH 2119. Introduction to manufacturing planning including system concepts such as strategy, product design, learning curves, forecasting, aggregate planning, stochastic inventory control, reliability models, linear programming, and scheduling.
4023. Advanced Manufacturing Systems (3) (S)
P: IENG 3300. Design of advanced manufacturing systems through the incorporation of lean manufacturing techniques, value stream mapping, lean business processes, kaizen, visual workplace organization, total productive maintenance, setup reduction, poke yoke, lean accounting and theory of constraints.
4092. Operations Research (3) (S)
P: IENG 3300, MATH 2119. Application of operations research models to industrial engineering problems. Linear programming, sensitivity analysis, transportation models, network models, queuing models, dynamic programming, game theory and simulation.
4200. Work Methods and Ergonomics Analysis (3) (S)
P: IENG 4020. Work methods and study of work measurement systems. Principles of motion study, work simplification, and work measurement by direct and predetermined motion-time systems.
4401, 4402, 4403. Independent Study: Industrial Engineering Technology (1,2,3)
P: Consent of instructor. Special topics in selected areas of Industrial Engineering Technology. Exploration and research in personal areas of interest.
4502. Laboratory Problems: Production (3) (S)
6 lab hours per week. Independent study of industrial manufacturing systems, processes, and concepts.
4507. Laboratory Problems: Metals (3)
6 lab hours per week. P: IENG 2076. In-depth and independent study of concepts and/or processes of metals, tools, and materials. Emphasis on lab work.
4900. Capstone (3) (F,S)
P: Senior standing. Hands-on industrial project. Teams of students will work directly with individual clients or organizations to improve their processes through the implementation of industrial engineering technology principles and tools.
5504. Independent Study: Manufacturing (3)
May be repeated for credit with consent of chair. P: Consent of instructor. Research-oriented problem solving with tools, materials, and processes of manufacturing industries.
IENG Banked Courses
2066, 2067. Polymeric Materials (3,0)
2072, 2073. Metals Technology I (3,0)
3072. Metals Technology (3)
4060, 4061. Woods Products Manufacturing (3,0)
4094, 4095. Industrial Maintenance (3,0)
4501. Laboratory Problems: Maintenance (3)
5060. Organic Matrix Composite Materials (3)
5090, 5091. Fluid Power Circuits (3,0)

INTL: International Studies

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1000. Introduction to International Studies (3) (F,SS) (FC:SO)
Global perspective of major social, economic, geographical, political, and cultural issues affecting men and women. Introduction to INTL minor concentration areas.
1050. Global Understanding (3) (F, S, SS)
Virtual exchange with a variety of countries to explore human diversity and the impact of globalization.
2003. Introduction to Chinese Culture (3) (FC:HU)
P: ENGL 1200. Culture of Chinese society and people.
2004. Introduction to Japanese Culture (3)
Evolution of Japanese culture. Emphasis on changing social-cultural values of Japanese as a people.
2100, 2101. Arts and Sciences Abroad: Humanities (3,6) (FC:HU)
2100 for 3 s.h.: Minimum of 4 weeks abroad during summer; 42 classroom hours (including field trips). 2101 for 6 s.h.: Minimum of 13 weeks abroad during spring and/or fall, 6 s.h.; 84 classroom hours (including field trips). On-site exploration of particular culture and its literary and/or philosophical contributions.
2200, 2201. Arts and Sciences Abroad: Arts (3,6) (FC:FA)
2200 for 3 s.h.: Minimum of 4 weeks abroad during summer; 42 classroom hours (including field trips). 2201 for 6 s.h.: Minimum of 13 weeks abroad during spring and/or fall; 84 classroom hours (including field trips). On-site exploration of fine arts produced by particular foreign culture.
2300, 2301. Arts and Sciences Abroad: Science (3,6) (FC:SC)
2300 for 3 s.h.: Minimum of 4 weeks abroad during summer; 42 classroom hours (including field trips). 2301 for 6 s.h.: Minimum of 13 weeks abroad during spring and/or fall; 84 classroom hours (including field trips). On-site scientific field studies. Specific topics in biology, chemistry, geology, physics, and/or science education.
2400, 2401. Arts and Sciences Abroad: Social Sciences (3,6) (SS) (FC:SO)
2400 for 3 s.h.: Minimum of 4 weeks abroad during summer; 42 classroom hours (including field trips). 2401 for 6 s.h.: Minimum of 13 weeks abroad during spring and/or fall, 6 s.h.; 84 classroom hours (including field trips). On-site exploration of history, geography, political science, psychology, sociology, anthropology, and/or economics of particular region.
3010. Field Study in Latin America (6)
P: Consent of instructor. Work under supervision of ECU faculty member approved by Latin-American Studies Committee.
3852. Cultural Environment of International Business (3) Same as MKTG 3852
P: Junior standing; 3 s.h. in ECON. Cross-cultural differences in international relations and business management . Study of strategies/tactics to overcome cultural barriers to international trade, investment, and human relationships.
5000. Senior Seminar in International Studies (3) (S)
P: Consent of instructor or graduate standing. Diverse contemporary international issues. Topics determined by instructor may include ethical/normative perspectives in world community; demographic trends of population, food, and health; energy policies; environmental hazards such as climate and pollution; economic development; selected regional conflicts; and initiatives in transnational cooperation.

IPAM: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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4000. Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Seminar (3)
P: Consent of instructor. Interdisciplinary capstone course required for minors in indigenous peoples of the Americas. Advanced students explore selected aspects of land, culture, arts, prehistory and history of the indigenous peoples of North, Central, and South America.

IRHE: Interdisciplinary Rural Health Education

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2000. Introduction to Rural Health Care Teams (3) (WI)
May not count toward foundations curriculum requirement. P: HLTH 1000 or consent of instructor. Provides foundation of knowledge about rural health care teams. Develop knowledge and skills for effective communications with patients and health care professionals. Review health issues in rural environments.
2100. Rural Health Immersion (3) (WI)
1 lecture hour per week and 80 hours immersion in rural community sites. P/C: IRHE 2000 or consent of instructor. Intensive immersion experience with rural health care teams; apply knowledge and skills for effective communications with patients and health care professionals; and review health issues in rural environments.
2500. Service Learning in Interdisciplinary Teams (3) (WI) (F, S, SS)
1 lecture hour per week and 48 hours of service throughout the semester. Active, collaborative, inquiry-based learning experiences that meet identified rural community needs.
3100,3101,3102. Independent Study (1,2,3) (WI)
P: Permission of instructor. Supervised learning experience of a concentrated community immersion or an individual topic of study which is reported in writing as well as orally. Student responsible for transportation as applicable.
3500. Designing Interdisciplinary Rural Health Environments (3) (WI) (S)
Application of knowledge of interdisciplinary rural health teams and rural environments to the design of rural interdisciplinary health care.

ITAL: Italian

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1001. Italian Level I (3)
Lab work. May not count toward foreign language requirement. First of two-course sequence. Intensive training in basic skills of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Italian. Focus on life and culture of Italy.
1002. Italian Level II (3)
Lab work. May not count toward foreign language requirement. P: ITAL 1001. Second of two-course sequence. Further intensive training in basic skills of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Italian. Focus on life and culture of Italy.
1003. Intermediate Italian I (3)
Lab work. P: ITAL 1002 or equivalent. Emphasis on Italian reading ability, civilization, and Italy’s most important writers.
1004. Intermediate Italian II (3)
Lab work. P: ITAL 1003 or equivalent. Emphasis on improving reading ability in Italian and acquainting students with Italian civilization and its most important writers.
2220. Italian Literature in Translation (3) (FC:HU)
May not be used to satisfy a language requirement. Selected works in Italian literature.
ITAL Banked Courses
1040. Conversational Italian Practiced in Italy (3)
1050. Introduction to Italian Lyric Literature (3)

ITEC: Industrial Technology

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2000. Industrial Technology Applications of Computer Systems (3) (F,S)
Technical and managerial aspects of computer applications and information technology in industry and engineering areas.
2010. Introduction to Industry and Technology (3) (F,S)
Foundation for advanced study in various technology specialization areas. Emphasis on basic technical and technical managerial concepts of manufacturing, construction, and service industries. Evolution of industry and career opportunities in broad fields of industry and industrial education.
2054, 2055. Electricity/Electronics Fundamentals (3,0) (F,S)
2 classroom and 2 lab hours per week. P: MATH 1065 or 1066 or 1085 or 2119. Electronic components and circuits. Study communications and industrial control systems.
2080, 2081. Thermal and Fluid Systems (3, 0) (F,S)
P: IENG 2020. Basic elements of design and analysis of thermal and power systems including boilers, air conditioning, refrigeration, pumps, compressions, heat exchanges, and piping systems.
2090, 2091. Electromechanical Systems (3,0) (F,S)
P: ITEC 2054. Design and analysis of electromechanical control systems. Includes the fundamentals of programmable controllers as well as practical applications of interfacing mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems and components.
3000. Internet Tools Technology (3) (F,S)
P: MIS 2223 or ITEC 2000 or equivalent experience. Experience based introduction to Internet applications, communications, and collaboration methods for industry and other technical environments.
3100. Internship in Industrial Technology (3) (F,S,SS)
Minimum of 240 hours of supervised, full- or part-time industrial or technical work experience. P: Consent of instructor and at least one semester as a full-time ECU student First experience in technical and managerial problems of industry. Participation in weekly seminar or completion of eight concept papers.
3200. Introduction to Statistical Process Control (3,0) (F,S)
P: MATH 1065 or 1066 or equivalent. Examination of statistical measures, tools, and methods employed to analyze and control variation in industrial processes. Course covers measures of central tendency and variation, frequency distributions and use of variable and attribute control charts.
3290. Technical Writing (3) (WI) (F,S,SS)
P: ENGL 1200. Practice in writing about technical problems of significance to student.
3292. Industrial Safety (3) (F,S) Formerly EHST 3292
P: Junior standing. Causes and prevention of occupational accidents and health hazards. Emphasis on organization and operation of safety programs and development of safety consciousness.
3300. Technology Project Management (3) (F,S) (WI)
3 lecture hours per week. P: ENGL 1200; ITEC 2000 or MIS 2223. Systems needs analysis identification, functional requirements analysis, IT project timelines, and system development progress metrics.
3800. Cost and Capital Project Analysis (3) (S)
P: MATH 1065. Economic analysis of technology alternatives. Valuation techniques, time value of money, cash flow analysis, cost estimation, taxes and depreciation, operations planning and control, project evaluation, accounting and budgeting tools.
4100. Internship in Industrial Technology (3) (F,S,SS)
Supervised internship for student with industrial or technical experience. Minimum of 240 hours of supervised work experience. May be taken concurrently with ITEC 3100. P: ITEC 3100 or consent of instructor. Work experience and participation in weekly seminar. For students not within commuting distance of ECU, participation in the seminar may be waived in lieu of concept papers.
4150. Microbiology for Industrial Processing (3) (F)
P: Admitted to bioprocess manufacturing concentration within BS industrial technology degree. Microbiological and cell growth techniques utilized by the bioprocessing, chemical, food, or other industries.
4250. Engineering for Food Safety and Sanitation (3) (F)
P: Admitted to bioprocess manufacturing concentration within BS industrial technology degree. Techniques for the sanitary design of food plants and food plant equipment.
4293. Industrial Supervision (3) (WI) (F)
P: Senior standing or approval of instructor. Fundamental and special techniques for supervising people in industrial or business work situation. Duties and responsibilities of supervisor. Emphasis on successful supervisory practices.
4300. Quality Assurance Concepts (3) (F,S)
P: ITEC 3200 or MATH 2283. Managerial, statistical, motivational, and technological aspects of quality control as practiced in manufacturing, construction, processing, and service industries.
4350. Separation Techniques for Industrial Processing (3) (S)
P: Admitted to bioprocess manufacturing concentration within BS industrial technology degree. Numerous separation techniques utilized by the bioprocessing industry.
4450. Waste Treatment Techniques for Industrial Processing (3) (S)
P: Admitted to bioprocess manufacturing concentration within BS industrial technology degree. Waste treatment processes utilized by the bioprocessing, chemical, food, or other industries.
4550. Quality in Regulatory Environment (3) (S)
P: Admitted to bioprocess manufacturing concentration within BS industrial technology degree. Quality processes in a regulatory environment utilized by the bioprocessing, chemical, food, or other industries.
5100. Internship in Industrial Technology (3) 
Supervised internship. P: Consent of graduate director. Placement in industrial or technical firm. Requires journal of related activities and final report.
ITEC Banked Courses
2001. Industrial Technology Applications of Computer Systems (0)
3030, 3091. Supervised Work Experience (2)
3291. Technical Writing (0)
3294. Principles of Industrial Training (3)
4290. Job Analysis: Procedures and Applications (3)