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* - Courses satisfy General Education and Breadth requirements.
** - Extra unit counts as technical elective unit.
ARCH 106 Materials of Construction (3)
Use and application of construction processes and materials. Miscellaneous course fee required- see class schedule. 2 lectures, 1 laboratory.

ARCH 111 Introduction to Drawing and Prospective (3)
Basic techniques used in graphic communication. Orthographic and isometric projection. Mechanical perspective, shades and shadows. 3 laboratories.

ARCH 221 Architectural Design Fundamentals (3)
Development of knowledge and ability in the theories, processes, and methods of creative problem solving; basic visual and verbal communication; basic two and three dimensional design and composition and the analysis of the built environment. 3 laboratories. Prerequisite: EDES 101, ARCH 111, and ARCH 113.

ARCH 222 Architectural Design Fundamentals (3)
Development of knowledge and ability in the theories, processes, and methods of creative problem solving; basic visual and verbal communication; basic two and three dimensional design and composition and the analysis of the built environment. 3 laboratories. Prerequisite: EDES 101, ARCH 111, and ARCH 113.

ARCH 231 Architectural Practice (3)
Wood construction methods and processes. Construction documents used as communication medium for such methods and processes. 3 Laboratories. Prerequisite: ARCH 106 and ARCH 111. Prerequisite or concurrent enrollment in ARCH 250.

ARCH 317 History of Architecture (3) GEB C.3 *
Architecture and urbanism in the ancient world from prehistory to the Middle Ages. Cultural and physical conditions which influenced the built environment. 3 lectures. Prerequisite: English 114

ARCH 318 History of Architecture (3) GEB C.3 *
Architecture and urbanism in the Pre-Columbian and Colonial Americas, and the developments in the West from the Middle Ages until the end of Baroque. Cultural and physical conditions which influenced the built environment. 3 lectures. Prerequisite: English 114.

ARCH 319 History of Architecture (3) GEB C.3 *
Architecture and urbanism in the Modern World from Neo-Classicism to the present. Cultural and physical conditions which influenced the built environment. 3 lectures. Prerequisite: English 114.

CHEM 124 General Chemistry GEB B.1.a *
Atomic Structure, chemical equations, stoichiometry (mass balance in chemical reactions), naming of simple inorganic compounds, solutions. Introduction to carbon compounds emphasizing fuels and polymers. Intended primarily for engineering majors. Not open to students with credit for CHEM 121 or CHEM 127. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Prerequisite: CHEM 106 or consent of instructor.

CM 433 Economic Analysis for Engineers (2)
Engineering economics, and engineering studies including feasibility and alternate problem analysis. 2 lectures. or IME Engineering Economics.

CSC 251 Digital Computer Applications or CSC 204 0r 207 (2) GEB F.1.*

CSC 332 Numerical Analysis (3)
Computer solutions of nonlinear equations and systems of linear equations. Polynomial interpolation. Numerical quadrature. Introduction to the solution of ordinary differential equations. 3 lectures. Prerequisite: Math 143 or equivalent and knowledge of a high level of programming language, e.g. FORTRAN, Pascal, Ada, or C.

EDES 101 Introduction to Architecture and Environmental Design (2)
Familiarization with the professional fields of architecture, landscape architecture, structural engineering, construction, and city planning. Introduction to the college's programs as they relate to individual aptitudes. The design process. Visiting speakers. Credit/No Credit grading. 2 Lectures.

EDES 113 Graphic Analysis and Communication Skills for Designers (3)
Further development of freehand graphic communication skills for representation of conceptual ideas, analysis, and design concepts. Demonstrates the link between graphics, design process, and communications. 3 laboratories. Prerequisite ARCH 111.

EE 201 Electrical Circuit Theory (3)
Application of fundamental circuit laws and theorems to the analysis of DC, and steady-state single-phase and three-phase circuits. 3 lectures. Prerequisite: MATH 242, PHYS 133.

GEOL 201 Physical Geology (3)
Processes responsible for the Earth's rocks, structure and surface features. Volcanism, mountain building, plate tectonics, weathering, erosion and deposition by streams, glaciers, wind and waves. 3 lectures.

MATH 141 Calculus I (4) GEB B.2.*
Limits, continuity, differentiation, integration. Techniques of integration, applications to physics, transcendental functions. Infinite sequences and series, vector algebra, curves. Miscellaneous course fee may be required- see Class Schedule. 4 lectures. Prerequisite: ELM requirement, and passing score on Mathematics Placement Examination, or MATH 118 and MATH 119, or equivalent.

MATH 142 Calculus II (4) GEB B.2.*
Limits, continuity, differentiation, integration. Techniques of integration, applications to physics, transcendental functions. Infinite sequences and series, vector algebra, curves. Miscellaneous course fee may be required- see Class Schedule. 4 lectures. Prerequisite: ELM requirement, and passing score on Mathematics Placement Examination, or MATH 118 and MATH 119, or equivalent. MATH 143 Calculus III Limits, continuity, differentiation, integration. Techniques of integration, applications to physics, transcendental functions. Infinite sequences and series, vector algebra, curves. Miscellaneous course fee may be required- see Class Schedule. 4 lectures. Prerequisite: ELM requirement, and passing score on Mathematics Placement Examination, or MATH 118 and MATH 119, or equivalent.

MATH 241 Calculus IV (4) GEB B.2.*
Partial derivatives, multiple integrals, introduction to vector analysis. Miscellaneous course fee may be required in sections with a computer component - see Class Schedule. MATH 242 Differential Equations Ordinary differential equations: introduction in with applications in Engineering and Science; classification of equations and their analytic solutions; study of interrelationships between differential systems, graphs, and physical problems. Miscellaneous course fee may be required- see Class Schedule. 4 lectures. Prerequisite: Math 241.

MATH 318 Advanced Engineering Mathematics (4) GEB B.2.*
Power series of solutions of differential equations and Bessel functions. Fourier series and transforms; matrices. Miscellaneous course fee may be required in sections with a computer component. 4 Lectures. Prerequisite MATH 242.

STAT 312 Statistical Methods For Engineers (3) GEB B.2.*
Survey of statistical methods. Descriptive Statistics. Graphical methods. Discrete and continuous random variables. One and two sample confidence intervals and hypothesis tests. Single factor analysis of variance. Chi-square tests. Use of computer for solving statistical problems. 3 lectures. Prerequisite: MATH 142.

GEOL 205 Earthquakes and Earth Hazards (3) GEB B.1.a
Plate tectonics, seismicity and faulting. Quake mechanisms, intensity and magnitude. Measurement and prediction. History. Prevention and planning. Related geological effects. 3 lectures.

ME 302 Thermodynamics (3)
Properties and fundamental relations for processes involving substances and the transfer of energy. First and second laws of thermodynamics, irreversibility and availability. 3 lectures. Prerequisite: PHYS 132, ME 212.

ME 341 Fluid Mechanics (3)
Fluid statics. Conservation equations of fluid dynamics. Viscous flow, boundary layer concepts, lift and drag, compressible flow, turbomachinery. 3 Lectures. Prerequisite: ME 212.

PHYS 131 General Physics (4) GEB B.1.a.*
Fundamental principles of mechanics. Vectors, particle kinematics, statics and dynamics. Equilibrium of a rigid body. Work and energy, linear momentum, rotational kinematics and dynamics. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Prerequisite: Math 131 or concurrent enrollment in Math 142. High school physics recommended.

PHYS 132 General Physics (4) GEB B.1.a.
Oscillations, waves in elastic media, sound waves. Temperature, heat and the first law of thermodynamics. Kinetic theory of matter, second law of thermodynamics. Geometrical and physical optics. 3 Lectures, 1 laboratory. Prerequisite: PHYS 131.

PHYS 133 General Physics (4) GEB B.1.a.
Charge and matter, electric field, electrical potential, dielectrics, capacitance, current and resistance, electromotive force and circuits, magnetic fields, magnetic field of a moving charge, induced emf. 3 Lectures, 1 Laboratory. Prerequisites: PHYS 131, MATH 132 or MATH 142.


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