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EEN 100 INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Introduction to basic concepts of electrical engineering, including use of variety of electrical engineering instruments, with emphasis on engineering ethics, elementary design problems.
ENG 101 COMMUNICATION SKILLS I
PREREQUISITE: Satisfactory Scoring on Placement Examination or Promotion from ENG 100
Experiences in multiple-draft writing of expository themes through the writing-process approach. Focus on thesis analysis and development, and analyses of audience, purpose, tone, style, and diction. Selected readings included.
ENG 102 COMMUNICATION SKILLS II
PREREQUISITE: ENG 101
Development of critical and analytical skills in communication which provides experience in argumentative reading and writing and in techniques of research.
EEN 102 ENGINEERING USE OF COMPUTERS
PREREQUISITE: MTH 184
COREQUISITE: MTH 251
Introduction to use of computers to model systems and to solve engineering problems, including electrical and interdisciplinary problems. Emphasis on numerical models and methods using FORTRAN as well as roots of equations, matrix operations, integration, etc.
EEN 201 ELECTRICAL NETWORK THEORY I
PREREQUISITE: PHY 251
COREQUISITE: MTH 251
Analysis of electrical networks in terms of the forced response and the natural response. Methods include nodal and mesh analysis, superposition and Thevenin's theorem, from DC to steady state sinusoidal responses, and phasor analysis. SPICE. Design project required.
EEN 201L ELECTRICAL NETWORK LAB I
COREQUISITE: EEN 230
Familiarization with oscilloscope, other instruments and test equipment in the experimental verification of basic electric circuit theory. Modeling and validation of models, documentation of experimental work, report preparation.
Introductory design project.
EEN 202 ELECTRICAL NETWORK THEORY II
PREREQUISITE: EEN 230
Introduction to the application of unit-step as forcing function, power and energy, polyphase circuits, complex frequency and frequency responses, transformers and other two-part networks, linear network analysis using Laplace transform methods, and fourier analysis, etc., and SPICE. Design
project required.
EEN 202L ELECTRICAL NETWORK LAB II
COREQUISITE: EEN 232
Familiarization with AC measurements, AC transient circuit experiments, use of good measurement and data collection techniques. Design procedures are developed as appropriate.
EEN 211 MATERIAL SCIENCE
PREREQUISITE: CHM 221, PHY 251
Introduction to mechanics of materials design project with emphasis on following topics: atomic order and disorder in solids; single phase materials; molecular phases; ceramic composites, conductors and semiconductors, magnetic, dielectric and optical materials.
EEN 231 DIGITAL ELECTRONICS LOGIC DESIGN
Study of number systems, binary arithmetic and codes, Boolean algebraic simplification, Quine-McCluskey method, and Karnaught Maps, Diode and transistor logic flip-flops, sequential networks, state tables, state assignments, etc.
EEN 301 ENGINEERING ELECTRONICS I
PREREQUISITE: EEN 232
Introduction to the theory and application of electronic devices; linear equivalent circuits, amplifier and bias considerations, frequency response of amplifiers, and integrated circuits, as well as the concept of electronic circuit
design to meet prescribed specifications. Computer modeling of this employing SPICE or its equivalent.
EEN 301L ENGINEERING ELECTRONICS LAB I
COREQUISITE: EEN 309
Laboratory practical examination, project, report preparation, and oral presentation required. Major emphasis is directed toward electronic circuit design.
EEN 302 ENGINEERING ELECTRONICS II
PREREQUISITE: EEN 309
Equivalent circuits of devices, "H" parameters, frequency and transient response of small signal amplifiers, multistage amplifiers, feedback in electronic circuits, power amplifiers and a more advanced treatment of linear integrated circuits. Computer modeling of electronic systems using SPICE or its
equivalent; project required.
EEN 302L ENGINEERING ELECTRONICS LAB II
COREQUISITE: EEN 310
Frequency and transient response of amplifiers, feedback amplifiers, oscillators, power amplifiers, and linear integrated circuits, including operational amplifiers, with emphasis on electronic design. Laboratory practical examination, project, report preparations, and oral presentation required.
EEN 305 SIGNALS & SYSTEMS I
PREREQUISITES: EEN 232; MTH 372
Introduction to system representations and analysis; representation of signals, methods of linear system analysis using convolution, Fourier series and transforms, and Ztransforms. Formulation and solution of state-variable
equations as well as introduction to amplitude and analog pulse modulation. Design project required.
EEN 311 ENGINEERING ECONOMICS
PREREQUISITES: MTH 251
This course provides an introduction to economic principles and techniques used in making decisions about the acquisition and retirement of capital goods by government and industry. Special emphasis is given to methods of analysis based on the mathematics of compound interest. Study of time value of money, annual cost, present worth, future value, capitalized cost, along with breakeven analysis, valuation, and depreciation, and ethics in economics is covered. The class will also include entrepreneurial topics, such as business plans, sources of capital and marketing strategies
EEN 321 ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD THEORY
PREREQUISITES: MTH 372; EEN 232; PHY 250, 251
Study of static, electric, and magnetic fields as well an introduction to Maxwell's equation and applications.
EEN 331 MICROPROCESSORS
PREREQUISITES: EEN 141, 444; Permission of the
Instructor
Introduction to the structure of microprocessors and microcomputers. Representation of information in the computer logic and storage devices. Processor structure registers, transfer of information, and control programming in microcomputers. I/O structure and auxiliary electronics. Interrupt structures, direct memory access. LSI and its implication for microcomputers. Arithmetic operations. Different microcomputer architectures.
EEN 331L MICROPROCESSORS LAB
COREQUISITE: EEN 448
Procedures for reliable digital microcomputer design; understanding manufacturer's specifications, use of special test equipment; characteristics of consumer SSI, MSI, and LSI devices; assembling, testing, and simulation of design, construction procedures, several single-period laboratory
exercises, several design projects, and application of microprocessor in digital design.
EEN 333 DIGITAL INTEGRATED CIRCUITS
PREREQUISITES: EEN 231, EEN 301
COREQUISITE: EEN 302
Study of digital CMOS circuits; MOSFET transistor; combinational circuits; sequential circuits; design simple digital gates and circuits at the transistor level; simulate designed circuits to verify performance.
EEN 350 SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTATION
PREREQUISITE: EEN 102 or CSC 170; EEN 201 or equivalent
This course consists of the study of the following concepts: amplitude, frequency, phase, frequency modulation, phase modulation, sampling, pulse modification, time division multiplexing, detection, frequency mixing, filters, receivers, transmitters, and noise analysis.
EEN 351 COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING I
PREREQUISITE: EEN 384
Study of amplitude, frequency, and phase, including modulation, sampling and pulse modulation; time division, multiplexing detection and frequency mixing, filters, receivers, transmitters and noise analysis.
MTH 351-E PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS I
PREREQUISITE: MTH 251
First of a two-semester sequence of probability and mathematical statistics, primarily for majors. Introduction to probability, univariate and multivariate probability distributions and their properties, distributions of functions of random variables, random samples and sampling distributions
EEN 371 CONTROL SYSTEMS
PREREQUISITE: EEE 302, EEE 302L, EEE 305
Study of amplitude, frequency, and phase, including modulation, sampling and pulse modulation; time division, multiplexing detection and frequency mixing, filters, receivers, transmitters and noise analysis.
EEN 401 ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING SEMINAR
PREREQUISITE: EEE 302, 302L, 305
Introduction to control systems,mathematical models, feedback control systems characteristics and stability, root locus, frequency responses, stability in the frequency domain analysis.
EEN 411 ENGINEERING ECONOMICS
PREREQUISITE: MTH 251
Introduction to economic principles and techniques used in making decisions about the acquisition and retirement of capital goods by government and industry. Special emphasis on methods of analysis based on the mathematics of compound interest. Study of time value of money, annual cost, present worth, future value, capitalized cost along with break-even analysis, valuation, and depreciation, and ethics in economics.
EEN 451 INTRODUCTION TO WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS
PREREQUISITES: EEN 351
This course will introduce wireless communication technologies. Topics covered include: transmission fundamentals, signal encoding techniques, coding and error control, cellular wireless networks, Mobile IP and wireless access protocols
EEN 462/562 SEMICONDUCTOR PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY
PREREQUISITES: EEN 301 or EEN 203; EEN 211; or Permission of instructor
This course presents the fundamentals of semiconductor processing technology, including semiconductor substrates, microfabrication techniques, and process integration. Lithography, oxidation, diffusion, ion implantation, methods of film deposition and etching, metal interconnections, measurement techniques and packaging will be discussed.
EEN 471 CONTROL SYSTEMS ANALYSIS
PREREQUISITES: EEN 302, 302L
Introduction to control systems; mathematical models; feedback control systems characteristics and stability, root locus, frequency responses; stability in the frequency domain analysis.
EEN 481 BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING MICRO-DEVICES AND SYSTEMS
PREREQUISITES: PHY160, CHM 210 or 221
Introduction to the concepts and theory of biomedical engineering devices, operation mechanism and applications of micro-sensors and modulators for glucose, neuro-chemicals, biopotentials, cellular ions using electronic or optical transduction. Laboratory for the design and fabrication of microscale biomedical sensors in cleanroom.
EEN 498 SENIOR PROJECT I
PREREQUISITE: Senior Standing in Electronic Engineering, Consent of the Instructor
Planning, designing, and executing various experimental projects. Emphasis on use of computer simulation to aid in the design process. Preparation of report and oral presentation is required. Formal design topics covered.
EEN 499 SENIOR PROJECT STAGE II
PREREQUISITE: EEN 498
Final hardware, software of design project completed. Presentation and final report required.
EEN 501 Electronic Systems
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Explores frequency response and stability of feedback electronic circuits; analysis and design of analog integrated circuits such as operational amplifiers, multipliers, phase locked loops, A/D and D/A converters and their application to instrumentation and control.
EEN 502 ANALOG INTEGRATED CIRCUITS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Topics include design and analysis of analog integrated circuits; feedback amplifier analysis and design, including stability, compensation; layout and floor planning issues associated with mixed-signal IC design; selected applications of analog circuits such as A/D and D/A converters, amplifiers, current sources; extensive use of CAD tools for design entry, simulation; and creation of an analog integrated circuit design project.
EEN 531 MICROCONTROLLERS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
A hands-on approach to microprocessor and peripheral system programming, I/O interfacing, and interrupt management. A sequence of projects requiring the programming and integration of a microcontroller- based system in conducted. Project assignments require a microcontroller evaluation board and accessories supplied by the student.
EEN 532 ADVANCED DIGITAL DESIGN
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Analyze digital hardware and design; digital system organization; digital technologies; and testing. Introduction to digital design issues in the context of VLSI systems. Introduction to a design methodology that encompasses the range from behavior models to circuit simulation. A hardware design project is included.
EEN 551 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
To present the fundamentals of modern digital communication systems and evaluate their performance. Topics include a brief review of random processes theory, principles of optimum receiver design for discrete and continuous messages, matched filters and correlation receivers, signal design, and error performance for various signal geometries. The course also treats aspects of system design such as propagation, link power calculations, noise models, RF components, and antennas.
EEN 581 ANALOG INTEGRATED CIRCUITS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Topics include design and analysis of analog integrated circuits; feedback amplifier analysis and design, including stability, compensation; layout and floor planning issues associated with mixed-signal IC design; selected applications of analog circuits such as A/D and D/A converters, amplifiers, current sources; extensive use of CAD tools for design entry, simulation; and creation of an analog integrated circuit design project.
EEN 583 VLSI SYSTEMS DESIGN
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Introduction, design tools, the CMOS transistor, fabrication, layout and design rules implementing logic in CMOS, design of adders, dynamic CMOS logic high speed adders and ALUs, CMOS transistor theory, circuit characterization, delay estimation, CMOS performance optimization, clocking strategies, other building blocks and memory, control design, electrical effects, introduction to design verification, introduction to testing, design of high performance circuits, low power design high performance processor design, introduction to timing verification, introduction to formal verification, verification of large designs, design for testability, design of asynchronous circuits, future trends.
EEN 590 RESEARCH METHODS
1 credit
Introduces students to the various styles of technical writing. Style manuals used for master’s theses at Norfolk State and the standard technical style manuals that are used for technical journals will be introduced. Students will also learn how to do detailed database searches on technical topics. Exhaustive bibliographic studies of technical issues will be developed.
EEN 611 COMPUTER GRAPHICS IN ENGINEERING
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Analyzes display devices, line and circle generators; clipping and windowing; data structures; 2-D picture transformations; hidden line and surface algorithm; shading algorithms; free form surfaces; color graphics; 3-D picture transformation.
EEN 612 DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
An introduction to the theory of multidimensional signal processing and digital image processing, including key applications in multimedia products and services, and telecommunications.
EEN 613 ADVANCED COMPUTER VISION
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Studies automated reconstruction of imaged objects and computer interpretation of imaged scenes; techniques for three-dimensional object reconstructional computing motion parameters from sequences of images; computational frameworks for vision tasks such as regularization, and stochastic relaxation; approaches for autonomous navigation; depth image analysis; novel image techniques and applications; parallel architectures for computer vision.
EEN 614 NEURAL NETWORKS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Provides a working knowledge of the fundamental theory, design and applications of Artificial Neural Networks (ANN). Topics include the major general architectures: backpropagation, competitive learning, counterpropagation, etc. Learning rules such as Hebbian, Widrow-Hoff, generalized delta, Kohonen linear and auto associators, etc., are presented. Specific architectures such as the Neocognitron, Hopfield-Tank, etc., are included. Hardware implementation is considered.
EEN 621 ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD THEORY
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Topics include techniques for solving and analyzing engineering electromagnetic systems; relation of fundamental concepts of electromagnetic field theory and circuit theory, including duality, equivalence principles, reciprocity, and Green's functions; applications of electromagnetic principles to antennas, waveguide discontinuities, and equivalent impedance calculations.
EEN 631 ADVANCED DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Topics include a review of matrix analysis tools, the elements of estimation theory, and the Cramer-Rao Bound; spectral estimation, especially nonparametric methods; parametric methods for rational and line spectra; spatial spectra analysis and adaptive filtering, especially least measures (LMS) and recurvsive least squares (RLS) algorithms.
EEN 641 COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
An introduction to computer architectures. Analysis and design of computer subsystems including central processing units, memories and input/output subsystems. Important concepts include data paths, computer arithmetic, instruction cycles, pipelining, virtual and cache memories, direct memory access and controller design.
EEN 642 COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Analysis and modeling of computer data communication systems. Topics include modulation, transmission over voice-grade circuits, methods for increasing channel capacity, packet and asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) switching, and modes of local area networks (LANs). Additional topics include information codes, error correction, reliability, data compression and queuing theory.
EEN 643 MICROCOMPUTER FOR REAL-TIME APPLICATIONS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Introduction to microprocessors, Structures of 80X86 Processors. Microcomputer programming methodologies. Memory and input/output interfacing Peripheral devices. PC based system for data acquisition and control. Introduction to DOS operating system. Assembly language programming Microcomputers for monitoring and control of real-time system. Trends in parallel processing architecture and operating system for multi-processor microcomputers
EEN 644 MICROCOMPUTER SYSTEM DESIGN II
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Design of microcomputer systems based on 16 bit processors like 8086, 80286 and MOTOROLA 68000. Multiprocessing, Co processing concepts. Interrupt and DMA Controllers. Introduction to PCs, single user operating systems. The MSDOS, System designs with PC as a control computer.
EEN 651 DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
An introduction to the Analysis and Design of discrete time systems. Time Domain Analysis, Solution of difference equations, z-transform analysis, Discrete Fourier Transforms, Sampling of Continuous Signals, Digital Filter Design and State Variable Representations for discrete time systems.
EEN 652 DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
An in-depth treatment of digital communications techniques and performance. Topics include performance of uncoded systems such as Mary, PSK, PFK, and multi-level signaling; orthogonal and bi-orthogonal codes; block and convolutional coding with algebraic and maximum likelihood decoding; burst correcting codes; efficiency and bandwidth; synchronization for carrier reference and bit timing; baseband signaling techniques and intersymbol interference; and equalization.
EEN 653 PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Topologies arising in communication networks, Queuing Theory, Markov Chains and Ergodicity, theory of regenerative processes, routing algorithms, multi-access and random access transmission algorithms, mathematical analysis for throughput and delay analyses and evaluations, performance evaluation, performance monitoring, LANS and interactive LANS.
EEN 654 COMPUTER NETWORKS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Network protocols, Internet routing/addressing, network design and management, performance modeling and analysis, voice and data converged networks, telecommunication network architectures and technologies, encryption and security.
EEN 661 OPTICS AND LASERS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Reviews the electromagnetic principles of optics; Maxwell’s equations; reflection and transmission of electromagnetic fields at dielectric interfaces; Gaussian beams; interference and diffraction; laser theory with illustrations chosen from atomic, gas, and semiconductor laser systems; detectors including photomultipliers and semiconductor-based detectors; and noise theory and noise sources in optical detection.
EEN 662 OPTICS FOR OPTOELECTRONICS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Covers the electromagnetic applications of Maxwell'sequations in photonic devices such as the dielectric waveguide, fiber optic waveguide and Bragg optical scattering devices. Includes the discussion of the exchange of electromagnetic energy between adjacent guides. Ends with an introduction to nonlinear optics, which include second harmonicgeneration and soliton waves.
EEN 663 SOLID STATE DEVICES
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Introduces semiconductor device operation based on energy bands and carrier statistics. Describes the operation of p-n junctions and metal semiconductor junctions. Extends this knowledge to descriptions of bipolar and field effect transistors, and other microelectronic devices.
EEN 664 FOURIER OPTICS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Presents the fundamental principles of optical signal processing. Begins with an introduction to two-dimensional spatial, linear systems analysis using Fourier techniques. Includes scalar diffraction theory, Fourier transforming and imaging properties of lenses and the theory of optical coherence. Applications of wavefront-reconstruction techniques in imaging. Applications of Fourier Optics to analog computing.
EEN 671 LINEAR CONTROL SYSTEMS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Studies the dynamics of linear, closed-loop systems; mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and other servo systems. Analysis of transfer functions; stability theory. Considers compensation methods.
EEN 672 DIGITAL CONTROL SYSTEMS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Includes sampling processes and theorems, z-transforms, modified transforms, transfer functions, and stability criteria; analysis in frequency and time domains; discrete state models of systems containing digital computers. Some in-class experiments using small computers to control dynamic processes.
EEN 673 LINEAR STATE-SPACE CONTROL SYSTEMS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
A comprehensive treatment of the theory of linear state space systems, focusing on general results which provide a conceptual framework as well as analysis tools for investigation in a wide variety of engineering contexts. Topics include vector spaces, linear operators, functions of matrices, state space description, solutions to state equations (time invariant and time varying), state transition matrices, system modes and decomposition, stability, controllability and observability, Kalman decomposition, system realizations, grammians and model reduction, state feedback, and observers.
EEN 674 OPTIMAL CONTROL SYSTEMS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Analyzes the development and utilization of Pontryagin's maximum principle, the calculus of variations, Hamilton-Jacobi theory and dynamic programming in solving optimal control problems; performance criteria including time, fuel, and energy; optimal regulators and trackers for quadratic cost index designed via the Ricatti equation; introduction to numerical optimization techniques.
EEN 675 MULTIVARIABLE ROBUST CONTROL SYSTEMS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Studies advanced topics in modern multivariable control theory; matrix fraction descriptions, state-space realizations, multivariable poles and zeroes; operator norms, singular value analysis; representation of unstructured and structured uncertainty, linear fractional transformation, stability robustness and performance robustness, parametrization of stabilizing controllers; approaches to controller synthesis; H2-optimal control and loop transfer recovery; H2-optimal control and state-space solution methods.
EEN 676 NONLINEAR CONTROL SYSTEMS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Studies the dynamic response of nonlinear systems; approximate analytical and graphical analysis methods; stability analysis using the second method of Liapunov, describing functions, and other methods; adaptive, learning, and switched systems; examples from current literature.
EEN 681 DIGITAL INTEGRATED CIRCUIT TESTING
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Production testing of digital integrated circuits. Outline of methods of testing used in production. Testing schemes and design for testability. Faults and fault models, yield estimates, testability measures, fault simulation, test generation methods, sequential testing, scan design, boundary scan, built-in self test, CMOS testing.
EEN 682 COMPUTER METHODS FOR ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF VLSI CIRCUITS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Formulation of circuit equations. Sparse matrix techniques. Frequency and time-domain solutions. Relaxation techniques and timing analysis. Noise and distortion analysis. Transmission line effects. Interconnect analysis and crosstalk simulation. Numerical inversion techniques. Asymptotic waveform estimation. Mixed frequency/time domain techniques. Sensitivity analysis.
EEN 683 ADVANCED TOPICS IN VLSI
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Recent and advanced topics in the design of very large-scale integrated circuits, with emphasis on mixed analog/digital circuits for telecommunications applications. Topic varies from year to year according to departmental research interests. Students may be expected to contribute lectures or seminars on selected topics.
EEN 684 SIGNAL PROCESSING ELECTRONICS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
CCDs, transversal filters, recursive filters, switched capacitor filters, with particular emphasis on integration of analog signal processing techniques in monolithic MOS ICs. Detailed op amp design in CMOS technology. Implications of non-ideal op amp behavior in filter performance. Basic sampled data concepts.
EEN 685 ASICS IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
Modern ASIC technologies for Telecom will be introduced. Circuit level building blocks for typical wireline and wireless applications will be overviewed. Both analog and digital circuits will be considered. A topical literature study, circuit level design exercises and take home final exam will be required.
EEN 698 MASTER’S THESIS
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Course
3 credits
 
CSC 170 Computer Programming I (C++)
PREREQUISITE: MTH 105 or equivalent
3 credits

A first course in computer programming that introduces the basic C++ programming constructs and object-oriented programming techniques. The focus of this course is learning C++ programming language syntax, semantics and developing students abilities to apply the knowledge in transforming algorithms into C++ code. Additional topics include program designing skill enhancing, program debugging, and good programming styles promotion.
 
MTH 184 CALCULUS I
PREREQUISITE: MTH 153 or the Equivalent
Treatment of the essentials of calculus necessary for the study of more advanced subjects in the natural sciences and mathematics including limits, continuity, derivatives and applications, antiderivatives and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Integration of some calculus applications with
computer activities included.
MTH 251 CALCULUS II
PREREQUISITE: MTH 184
Applications of definite integrals, the calculus of transcendental functions, infinite series, and integration techniques. Some topics are integrated with computer activities.
MTH 252 CALCULUS III
PREREQUISITE: MTH 251
Investigation of calculus concepts at the intermediate level including polar coordinates, vectors, and the calculus of several variables.
MTH 300 LINEAR ALGEBRA
PREREQUISITE: MTH 184
Introduction to the basic concepts, techniques, and elementary applications of linear algebra including matrices, linear systems, gaussian elimination, vector spaces, linear independence, linear transformations, eigenvalues and
eigenvectors.
MTH 312 ENGINEERING PROBABILITY & STATISTICS
PREREQUISITE: MTH 252
Applications of random variables and random processes to engineering analysis and design. Cumulative and probability density functions; error function; central limit theorem; finite samples; auto correlation; power spectral density; effect of filters on digital data. Probabilistic and statistical design of
systems required.
MTH 372 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
PREREQUISITE: MTH 251
A first course in ordinary differential equations. Topics include first-order equations, linear differential equations, and variable-coefficient equations. Applications include growth/decay models and the vibrational models.
PHY 160/161 UNIVERSITY PHYSICS
COREQUISITE: MTH 184, PHY 160L, PHY 161L
Study of mechanics, heat, sound, light, electricity and magnetism, and modern physics. Emphasis on analytical methods with application of calculus and problem solving.
PHY 160L/161L UNIVERSITY PHYSICS LABORATORY
COREQUISITES: PHY 160, 161
Opportunity to investigate the laws and principles of physics and to make conclusions based on observations and analysis.
CHM 221 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
PREREQUISITES: MTH 153
Emphasis on theoretical principles necessary for an understanding of the nature of matter and the physical and chemical changes which it undergoes. High school chemistry not required but desirable. Good understanding of algebra
desirable. Must be taken in sequence.
SEM 101/102

  SPARTAN SEMINAR

As part of the General Education curriculum, Spartan Seminar 101 is a required academic course for all first-year undergraduate students during their first semester at Norfolk State University. The course is designed to increase the three P’s: academic performance, persist enc e and preparation for success, resulting ultimately in students who are acutely aware, distinctively prepared and perpetually affiliated with the University. At the introductory college level, students will study and apply foundational academic skills, engage in structured identity (self-concept) exploration, and purposefully learn about key University resources, programs of study and potential career options

PED 100 FUNDAMENTALS OF FITNESS FOR LIFE
Development of knowledge and appreciation for total fitness as an individualized lifetime goal, including the improvement in current levels of fitness and the development of positive lifestyles.
CHM 210

GENERAL CHEMISTRY FOR ENGINEERS (FO)

COREQUISITE: MTH 153

General Chemistry for engineering majors, emphasizing theoretical principles necessary for an understanding of the nature of matter and the physical and chemical changes which it undergoes. A good understanding of algebra is needed because of the problem solving nature of much of the work.

 

HED 100 PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH
Study of a basic knowledge of current personal and community health problems to make informed decisions, to develop more positive attitudes, and to practice a lifestyle of healthful living.
ENG 285 PRINCIPLES OF SPEECH
PREREQUISITES: ENG 101 and 102
Basic communication theory and practice of public speaking, including information processing skills, oral style, and delivery. Practical emphasis on developing verbal and vocal skills through a variety of speech purposes.
Tech. Elect. Choose from 300 level courses in biology, math, computer science, chemistry, physics or engineering

List of Humanities from Core:

ENG 207 Literature of the Western World
FIA 201 Basic Art Appreciation
MUS 301 Music Appreciation
#*ENG 383 African-American Literature
*MUS 234 African-American Music

* = Courses satisfy the University cultural elective requirement
#* = Do not register Freshmen or Sophomores in these classes

List of Social Science from Core:

SOC 101 Introduction to Social Sciences
HIS 101 History of World Societies II
HIS 103 United States History 1965 to present
BUS 175 Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship
ECO 200 Principles of Economics
#*HIS 335 African-American History to 1865
#*HIS 336 African-American History since 1865
#*HIS 371 African History and Culture
#*HRP 320 African-American Health

* = Courses satisfy the University cultural elective requirement
#* = Do not register Freshmen or Sophomores in these classes