Sep 20, 2021  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

Courses


 

 For the current year, when searching for courses by code, enter the first digit of the course number followed by an asterisk, for example 3* 

 

 
  
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    MENG 478/4778 - Microcontrollers and Mechatronics systems (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Mechatronics and digital systems, Digital logic design, Microprocessor and Microcontroller architecture, Embedded systems, Interfacing techniques, A/D and D/A conversion, Memory addressing techniques, Interrupt techniques, I/O needs and expansion, Timers, Introduction to assembly, and project application work.

    Hours
    Two class periods and one three-hour laboratory period
    When Offered
    Offered in fall.
  
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    MENG 479/4779 - Integrated Design of Electromechanical Systems (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Mechatronics design and development process, Digital systems, Microcontrollers in Mechatronics, Programmable logic controllers (PLC), PLC and interfacing techniques, Ladder logic programming, servo motors: motion, braking and speed control, Transducers and instrumentation, Vision sensing principles, Power supplies, Pneumatic and Electro-pneumatic control. Design, control and application of electromechanical systems, Integrated Mechatronics design project.

    Hours
    Two class periods and one three-hour laboratory period.
    When Offered
    Offered in spring.
  
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    MENG 480/4920 - Special Problems in Engineering (1-3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: approval of department chair.

    Description
    Independent study in various problem areas of engineering may be assigned to individual students or to groups. Readings assigned and frequent consultations held.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Repeatable
    May be repeated for credit if content changes
  
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    MENG 492/4930 - Selected Topics in Mechanical Engineering (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: senior standing.

    Description
    Specialized topics in mechanical engineering will be discussed, e.g. energy conversion and transmission, nuclear engineering, computer applications in mechanical engineering, composite materials, corrosion, and protection.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
  
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    MENG 494/4931 - Selected Topics in Design (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: senior standing in mechanical engineering.

    Description
    Specialized topics in design will be discussed, e.g. advanced strength of materials, power-plant analysis and design, design of manufacturing aids, materials-handling equipment, microcomputers in control, fluid machinery and power systems, finite-elements method in engineering, etc.

    When Offered
    Offered in spring.
  
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    MENG 436/4932 - Selected Topics in Materials and Manufacturing (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    This course will cover topics to be chosen based on the emerging advancements in the field of Materials and Manufacturing. Maybe taken for credit more than once if content changes.
     

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
  
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    MENG 497/4950 - Industrial Training (1 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: Senior standing and completion of all ENGR in addition to a minimum of 18 credits of MENG.

    Description
    Each student is required to spend a minimum of eight weeks in industrial training in Egypt or abroad. A complete account of the experience is reported, presented and evaluated.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall.
  
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    MENG 490/4980 - Senior Project I (1 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    All ENGR courses and all 300 level MENG core courses.

    Description
    A capstone project. Topics are selected by groups of students according to their area of interest and the advisors’ approval. Projects address solutions to open ended applications using an integrated engineering approach. Participants give an oral presentation of the main results achieved. After criticism and suggestions, they submit a written report.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    MENG 491/4981 - Senior Project II (2 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Participating students continue the work on the project topic selected in MENG 4980  . Participants give an oral presentation of the main results achieved. After criticism and suggestions, they submit a written report.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    MENG 521/5221 - Advanced Topics in Mechanical Behavior of Engineering Materials (3 cr.)



    Description
    Advanced Topics in Mechanical Behavior of Engineering Materials (minor change in course content) Parameters affecting the mechanical behavior of materials under stresses. Strengthening mechanisms in metals and alloys. High-temperature and room temperature deformation. Effect of residual stresses. Mechanisms of cyclic deformation. Structural properties of polymers and composites. Emphasizes the relationships between micro and nanoscopic mechanisms and macroscopic behavior of materials. Case studies using industrially available materials.
     

  
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    MENG 522/5222 - Materials in Design and Manufacturing (3 cr.)



    Description
    Interrelationship of design, materials and manufacturing. Control of material properties to meet design and manufacturing requirements. Thermo-mechanical processing, surface treatment and coatings. Composite materials. Reverse engineering and materials substitution. Materials recycling. Economic considerations and life cycle costing. Case studies.

  
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    MENG 523/5223 - Physical Metallurgy (3 cr.)



    Description
    Relationships between mechanical behavior, composition, microstructure, and processing variables. Imperfections in materials and their effect on properties. Diffusion in solids and its industrial applications. Effect of heat treatment on the microstructure and mechanical behavior for ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. Design of new materials: meso, micro and nanostructured materials, their synthesis and applications.

  
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    MENG 524/5224 - Electronic Phenomena in Solids (3 cr.)



    Description
    Quantization and energy barrier, central field problem; free electron models of solids; specific heat, susceptibility, emission; electron transport in electrical and magnetic fields; optical phenomena: transmittance, reflectance, dielectric constant, band models of solids, determination of fermi surface semiconductors; mobility; impurity states, carrier lifetime; fundamental theory and characteristics of elemental and compound semiconductors. Semiconductor nanotechnology.

  
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    MENG 525/5225 - Deformation and Fracture of Materials (3 cr.)



    Description
    Fundamental concepts describing the mechanics and mechanisms of plastic deformation under different conditions of temperature, time, and strain rates. The mechanical and metallurgical aspects of crack nucleation and propagation under different loading conditions and in different environments. Materials design for safe structures.

  
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    MENG 526/5226 - Computer Methods in Materials Engineering (3 cr.)



    Description
    Applications of computer and modeling techniques to the study of materials systems and processes. Examples of the topics discussed are: Behavior of multi phase materials and casting and working process.

  
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    MENG 527/5227 - Composite Materials: Mechanics, Manufacturing, and Design (3 cr.)



    Description
    Composite materials, including naturally occurring substances such as wood and bone, and engineered materials from concrete to fiber and dispersion reinforced matrices. Development of micromechanical models for a variety of constitutive laws and the link between processing, property and composite structural analysis. Fabrication and processing techniques of composites; dispersion of reinforcements; interfacial adhesion; mechanical and functional properties, design and applications.
     

  
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    MENG 528/5228 - Advanced Testing and Characterization Techniques (3 cr.)



    Description
    Experimental techniques in the study of materials including quantitative measurements for the characterization of micro and nanostructured bulk and thin film materials using optical, electron and atomic force microscopy; Secondary ion mass spectroscopy (SIMS), Auger Electron Spectroscopy (AES), Rutherford Backscattering (RBS); EDX; X-ray diffraction and differential scanning calometry for thermal analysis. Advanced and conventional testing techniques for characterization of the physical, optical, magnetic and mechanical properties of micron and Nanomaterials and devices.
     

    Cross-listed
    Same as  .
  
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    MENG 529/5229 - Failure Analysis and Prevention (3 cr.)



    Description
    Failure analysis methodology and techniques including fractography, metallography, and mechanical testing. Causes of failure in service including manufacturing defects, design deficiencies, environmental effects, overloads. Fail safe designs. Case studies in failure analysis.

  
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    MENG 530/5230 - Nanostructured Materials (3 cr.)



    Description
    Introduction to Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials e.g. carbon nanotubes and nanoclays. Nanostructured materials. Transition from microstructure to nanostructure. Grain refinement techniques. Paradox of strength and ductility. Multi-modal microstructures. Fabrication techniques. Overview of mechanical, thermal and structural characterization techniques. Applications.
     

    Cross-listed
    Same as  .
    When Offered
    offered in spring
  
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    MENG 531/5231 - Fabrication of Nanomaterials For Films And Devices (3 cr.)



    Description
    This course will cover different techniques implemented for preparing thin films such as chemical vapor deposition, physical vapor deposition (evaporation, sputtering, pulsed laser deposition, electron beam, etc), and molecular beam epitaxy. In addition, different techniques for enhancing the Physical properties of materials will be covered. This will include post-laser treatments, metal induced crystallization, thermal treatments, etc.
     

    Cross-listed
    Same as  .
    When Offered
    occasionally.
  
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    MENG 532/5232 - Simulation and Modeling for Nanoscale Materials and Systems (3 cr.)



    Description
    Principles of modeling structures and processes at the nanometer scale, including meshing techniques, finite element analysis, and molecular dynamics. Simulation of Materials Science-based or Mechanics-based modeling methods employed; mechanical response of nanostructured materials; Modeling methods including electronic structure, molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo are included.
     

    Cross-listed
    Same as  .
  
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    MENG 534/5234 - Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage (3 cr.)



    Description
    This course will focus on advanced electrochemical energy conversion and storage systems including fuel cells, lithium-ion batteries, and supercapacitors; Hydrogen storage; Advanced thermal storage . Through the journey in this course, students are anticipated to understand why and how these systems are advantageous in renewable energy applications.

    Cross-listed
    Same as  .
  
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    MENG 535/5235 - Biomaterials (3 cr.)



    Description
    Lectures will include: materials for biomedical and dental restoration applications and their biocompatibility; design at a molecular scale of materials used in contact with biological systems, including biotechnology and biomedical engineering; methods for biomaterials surface modification and characterization. Other topics include analysis of protein absorption on biomaterials; tissue and organ regeneration; design of implants and prostheses based on control of biomaterials-tissue interactions; drung delivery, and cell-guiding surfaces.

    Cross-listed
    Same as  .
  
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    MENG 541/5241 - Integrated Manufacturing Systems (3 cr.)



    Description
    Computer aided manufacturing, automation, flexible manufacturing systems, numerical control machines, computerized process planning, information systems in a plant, selection of automated systems.

  
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    MENG 542/5242 - Total Quality Management (3 cr.)



    Description
    Product quality and losses to society, loss function, product life cycle, design for quality, quality deployment charts, customer needs, process design planning and control, continuous quality improvement, quality circles.

  
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    MENG 543/5243 - Systems Modeling and Optimization (3 cr.)



    Description
    Modeling of large scale industrial problems, theory of optimization, software performance evaluation, simulation of complex industrial systems, input/output analysis, model validation, overview of simulation languages, manufacturing systems case studies.

  
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    MENG 545/5245 - Production Systems Design (3 cr.)



    Description
    Production planning, workforce and line balancing capacity planning and expansions, optimal sequencing and scheduling, measures of effectiveness of operating systems, computer applications, applied case studies.

  
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    MENG 548/5248 - Facilities Planning and Design (3 cr.)



    Description
    Location evaluation for plants, warehouses, and facilities, computerized layout design, selection and installation of material handling equipment, planning for expansion, modeling and analysis of facility layout: Quadratic assignment approach, graph theoretic approach, decomposition of large facilities, locating new facilities.

  
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    MENG 517/5251 - Engineering Systems Analysis and Design (3 cr.)



    Description
    Introduction, system design process, system modelling and optimization, design for operational feasibility, artificial intelligence and expert systems, applications.

  
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    MENG 553/5253 - Advanced Computer Aided Design (3 cr.)



    Description
    Homogeneous Coordinates and Cartesian Coordinates. Explicit and Implicit Representations of Lines, Planes, Surfaces and Intersections. Surface Modeling:Bezier, B-Spline and NURBS surfaces. Curve and Surface Fitting and Approximation. Solid Modeling: Constructive Solid Modeling, and Boundary Representation. Shading and Rendering. Homogeneous perspective, stereographic projections and virtual reality. Introduction to Shape and Topology Optimization.




  
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    MENG 554/5254 - Advanced Stress Analysis in Design and Manufacturing (3 cr.)



    Description
    Differential and integral formulations of elastic problems: equilibrium, continuity, generalized material relations, boundary conditions. Applications to two dimensional problems, plates and shells. Yield criteria and inelastic stress-strain relations. Limit analysis. Inelastic design. Simplified techniques for large deformation problems: energy approach, slab method, and upper bound solutions, numerical techniques.

  
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    MENG 555/5255 - Analysis and Design of Dynamic Systems (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

    Description
    Dynamic analysis of lumped-parameter and continuous systems including strings, rods, beams and plates, use of finite elements in dynamic analysis, design of dynamic systems, systems concepts, design and synthesis of mechanical networks, modern control, system behavior analysis in time and frequency domains, compensation and design of control systems using different design methods, digital control systems.

  
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    MENG 557/5257 - Engineering Design Methodologies (3 cr.)



    Description
    Conceptual design: levels, generic concepts, main and subconcepts. The preliminary design stage. Design for reliability. Design optimization. Examples and a case study.

  
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    MENG 558/5258 - Applied Finite Element Analysis for Engineers (3 cr.)



    Description
    Advanced modeling techniques. Material, geometric and boundary condition nonlinearities. Application to elastoplasticity, creep and buckling. Time response dynamic analysis, nonlinear heat transfer. Projects involving extensive utilization of FEM packages on engineering workstations.

  
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    MENG 573/5263 - Cogeneration and Energy Storage (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    B.Sc. level Mechanical engineering courses in Thermodynamics, Heat transfer, Fluid mechanics and applications, or equivalent.

    Description
    Introduction to cogeneration; cogeneration technologies; issues and applications; introduction to energy storage; types; applications in renewable energy and conventional systems; economic analysis.

  
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    MENG 575/5265 - CFD and Turbulence Modeling (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Undergraduate level knowledge of
    i) fluid properties, fluid flows with and without friction, duct flows, Bernouli’s equation and continuity equation; heat and mass transfer.
    ii) numerical analysis including solution of sets of algebraic linear equations, and P.D.E.s employing F.D.; programming in MATLAB or any other language.

    Description
    Introduction to CFD, basic equations of Flow, FV method, SIMPLE algorithm and variants. Turbulence modeling. Introduction to PHOENICS/FLUENT code, application to case studies.
     

  
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    MENG 560/5270 - Applied Control, Vibration and Instrumentations (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Instructor Consent.

    Description
    Feedback control systems and role of sensors. Process modelling and identification. Linear system response in time domain, Routh-Horwitz stability criteria. PID controllers design and implementations. Root locus: analysis, design, lead/lag compensators. Frequency response methods and analysis. Vibrations of multi-degree-of-freedom and continuous systems, introduction to finite element vibrations analysis, response to periodic and arbitrary inputs, passive and active vibration control, applied vibration measurement and analysis. Sensors: characteristics, physical properties and usage. Industrial automation and sensors. Measurement and uncertainty. Study of various techniques for sensor integration. Common instrumentation networks. Remote instrumentation for monitoring and control. Future prospect of instrumentations and intelligence.

  
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    MENG 561/5271 - Robotics: Kinematics, Dynamics and Control (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Instructor Consent.

    Description
    Robot mechanisms, End-effector mechanisms, Actuators and drives, Sensors. Robot forward and inverse kinematics. Differential motion and Jacobian (Velocities and forces). Simulation software and analysis. Acceleration and Inertia, Robot dynamics. Trajectory generation and control of robot manipulators. Robot planning and control. Task oriented control, Force compliance control. Robot programming, Robot work cell design and work cycle analysis. Robot vision, Teleoperation and Interactive haptics. Closed-Loop Kinematic chains, Parallel-link robot kinematics. Non-holomonic systems, Legged robots.

    Cross-listed
    Same as  .
  
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    MENG 562/5272 - Embedded Real Time Systems (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     Instructor Consent.

    Description
    Fundamentals of embedded control system design, embedded processor architecture and operation. General overview of existing families of micro-controllers, DSPs, FPGAs, ASICs. Selected embedded 8/16/32 processor architectures, and programming. Real- time, resources and management, I/O, Virtual memory and memory management. Concurrency, resource sharing and deadlocks. Scheduling theory. Real-time programming and embedded software. Real-time kernels and operating systems. Bus structure and Interfacing. Programming pervasive and ubiquitous embedded system. Designing embedded system. Discretization and implementation of continuous-time control systems. Networked embedded systems and integrated control.

    Cross-listed
    Same as  .
  
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    MENG 563/5273 - Modern Control Design (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Instructor consent.

    Description
    Basic linear system response: Analysis in time domain, stability analysis, Routh- Horwitz stability criteria of LTI. Feedback analysis and design continuous-time systems on the basis of root locus: analysis, design, lead/lag compensators, and Control synthesis in frequency domain: (Bode response, Nyquist stability criteria, sensitivity and design). Control design concepts for linear multivariable systems using state variable techniques. State space representation and transition matrix. Control system design in state space: controllability, pole method and pole placement design, observer/observability and compensators design. Optimal observer based feedback. Lyapunov Stability. The solutions to LQR problem, Kalman filtering problem. LQG and LTR based design methods. Discrete-time systems and computer control.
     

    Cross-listed
    Same as  .
  
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    MENG 564/5274 - Autonomous Robotics: Modeling, Navigation and Control (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Instructor Consent.

    Description
    Autonomous and Mobile robots, Locomotion concepts and mechanisms, Degrees of mobility and steering. Non holonomic concept and constraint. Wheeled mobile robots: Kinematic and dynamic models. Trajectory generation and Control methods. Sensors, sensor models and perception. Mapping and knowledge representations. Control architectures and Navigation: Planning, Subsumption, Potential field, Motor Schemas, Probabilistic, Learning from observations and Reinforcement learning. Relative and absolute localization. Navigation and localization techniques. SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping). Multi robotic system: navigation, cooperation and autonomy.

    Cross-listed
    Same as  .
  
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    MENG 580/5910 - Independent Study in Engineering (3 cr.)



    Description
    Independent study in various problem areas of engineering may be assigned to individual students or to groups. Readings assigned and frequent consultations held.

    Notes
    (Students may sign for up to 3 credits towards fulfilling M. Sc. requirements).

  
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    MENG 592/5930 - Advanced Topics in Engineering (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

    Description
    Topics to be chosen every year according to specific interests.

    Repeatable
    May be taken for credit more than once if content changes.
  
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    MENG 593/5980 - Capstone Project (3 cr.)



    Description
    Students are required to attend the library and writing modules of   and to undertake an engineering project approved by the chair of the supervisory committee, which consists of the student advisor and two additional faculty members. A final report is submitted and orally defended in the presence of the supervisory committee.

  
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    MENG 599/5981 - Research Guidance Thesis (3 cr.)



    Description
    Consultation on problems related to student thesis.

    Repeatable
    Must be taken twice for credit.
  
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    MENG 681/6241 - Stochastic Simulation (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Graduate level knowledge of probability, statistics and stochastic processes.

    Description
    Continuous and discrete event Simulation models, random number generation, relevant probability distributions, replications, transient and steady-state conditions, design of simulation experiments, statistical analysis of results, data and file management, stochastic queues, simulation languages.
     

  
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    MENG 615/6255 - Continuum Mechanics (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Mechanics of deformable bodies, finite deformation and strain measures, kinematics of continua and global and local balance laws. Thermodynamics of continua, first and second laws. Introduction to constitutive theory for elastic solids, viscous fluids and memory dependent materials. Examples of exact solutions for linear and hyper elastic solids and Stokesian fluids.
     

    When Offered
    Offered in fall.
  
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    MENG 660/6261 - Sustainability of Thermal Systems (3 cr.)



    Description
    Energy systems; energy demand; energy audit; sustainable development; energy efficiency; energy management.
     

  
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    MENG 670/6262 - Advanced Transport Phenomena (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      ,   and CFD course covering numerical solutions of flow equations.

    Description
    Mass, momentum, and energy transport; kinetic theory of transport properties; analytical and approximate solutions to the equations of change; boundary layer theory; turbulence; simultaneous heat and mass transfer; over-all balances.
     

  
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    MENG 620/6270 - Nonlinear and Adaptive Control (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

    Description
    Introduction to the analysis and design of nonlinear control systems. Linearization of nonlinear systems. Phase-plane analysis, Lyapunov stability analysis. Design of stabilizing controllers. Properties of adaptive systems, Adaptive control and real-time parameter estimation, Deterministic self-tuning regulators, model reference control, Adaptive observers, model reference adaptive control, gain scheduling controller modeling. Stability of adaptive control systems.
     

    Cross-listed
    Same as  .
  
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    MENG 699/6980 - Research Guidance Dissertation (3 cr.)



    Description
    Consultation on problems related to student thesis. To be taken 11 times for credit.
     

  
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    MEST 400/4210 - Individual Study and Selected Readings (1-3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and department on the basis of a well-defined proposal.

    Description
    Guided reading, research, and discussion based on a subject of mutual interest to a student and faculty member.

  
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    MEST 430/4301 - Special Topics in Middle East Studies (3 cr.)



    Description
    Selected topics to be investigated under the guidance of a faculty member, may be offered as a seminar.

    Repeatable
    May be repeated for credit if content changes.
  
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    MEST 500/5200 - Migration and Refugee movements in the Middle East and North Africa (3 cr.)



    Description
    The course offers a systematic review of international migration and refugee movements to, through and from, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) over the last decade. It addresses their trends, causes and consequences for individuals and societies, and stresses the universality of international mobility determinants, but the specificity of the context in which they operate in the MENA.


     

    Cross-listed
    Same as   .
    When Offered
    Offered in spring.
  
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    MEST 569/5201 - A Critical Introduction to Middle East Studies (3 cr.)



    Description
    Required for all MA students in Middle East Studies. Introduces major debates in several disciplines of Middle East area studies: the history and politics of Orientalism; modernization theory; area studies as a field of knowledge; gender as a category of analysis; economic and political development; international relations and US Middle East policy; contending understandings of Islamism.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall.
  
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    MEST 570/5202 - Interdisciplinary Seminar in Middle East Studies (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: completion of 24 credit hours toward the degree or consent of program director.

    Description
    Required for all MA students in Middle East Studies. Reading, discussion and intensive writing about cutting edge scholarly literature on: the nature of modernity, colonialism and social science, gender and colonialism, nationalism, the nature of “national economies”, the politics of realist literature, economic development, the character of autocracy and political liberalization.

    When Offered
    Offered in spring.
  
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    MEST 505/5205 - Palestinian Refugee Issues (3 cr.)



    Description
    This inter-disciplinary course will be an opportunity for students to engage directly with the major practical and theoretical issues connected with Palestinian refugees, critically assessing the historical, political, legal and ideological forces that have shaped their turbulent circumstances.

    Cross-listed
    Same as  .
  
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    MEST 580/5280 - Selected Topics (3 cr.)



    Description
    Problems discussed may vary depending on instructor and students needs. Course is offered only if participating departments do not offer an equivalent course. Focus will be announced prior to registration.

    When Offered
    Offered only occasionally.
  
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    MEST 582/5281 - Independent Study and Readings (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Pre-requisites:  completion of one semester and Program approval required. 

    Description
    Guided individual readings and/or research on a subject of mutual interest to the student and faculty member.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    MEST 588/5289 - Comprehensives (no cr.)



    Description
    Individual consultation for students preparing for the comprehensive examination.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    MEST 598/5298 - Research Methods (3 cr.)



    Description
    A seminar designed to help students formulate and execute an MA thesis proposal.

  
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    MEST 599/5299 - Thesis (no cr.)



    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    MGMT 300/3101 - Business Environment and Ethics (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Any course in Business.

    Description
    Perspectives on the business environment and the ethical issues facing business. Organizational responses to environmental and ethical issues. Social responsibility of business firms.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MGMT 307/3201 - Management Fundamentals (3 cr.)



    Description
    Aims at acquainting the student with the basic management functions and processes with a focus on planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Stresses how communication, motivation, and teamwork affect the organization, how organizations are managed, and how managers apply their skills and knowledge to meet the organizational objectives. Emphasis on the environmental constraints imposed on the Egyptian manager and applying principles of management in Egyptian enterprises.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MGMT 311/3301 - Business Law (Commercial & Fiscal) (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    The nature, formation, and application of the law. Topics include: law and the Egyptian business environment, contracts, agency, forms of business organization, fiscal policy, taxation, commercial transaction, and governmental regulation of business.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MGMT 404/4202 - Human Resources Management (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Presents the role of human resources in modern organizations. This includes topics such as human resource strategies, job analysis, manpower planning, recruitment and selection, interviewing techniques, training and development, performance appraisal, establishing pay plans incentives and new issues in the area of human resources management.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MGMT 427/4203 - Organization Development (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Inter-group dynamics, organizations as systems, process of organizational development, intervention strategies, organizational diagnosis, team building, structural intervention, behavioral change, resistance to change, and implementation strategies.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MGMT 480/4401 - Business Planning and Strategy (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: Graduating Senior.

    Description
    A capstone course, which integrates all business functions. Emphasis is on developing business strategies, discussing different levels of strategies, and developing a business plan for organizations.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MGMT 470/4970 - Special Topics in Management (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.

    Description
    Considers selected topics of current relevance in management.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MGMT 475/4975 - Independent Study in Management (1-3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of MGMT unit head and chair.

    Description
    Guided readings, research, and discussions on specific selected topic in Management.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MGMT 501/5201 - Business Communication (3 cr.)



    Description
    It explores the strategies and techniques of one of the most crucial skills needed for success in business. The course introduces students to theories of communication and how to translate theories into complete strategies for communicating with diverse audiences. The course focuses on written communications including memoranda, letters, executive summaries, and business and research reports. The course also focuses on oral communications including listening, presentation skills, interviewing, conducting meetings, and interpersonal communication. Course content also includes negotiation, intercultural communication, and the importance of communication in team building.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    MGMT 502/5202 - Managing in a Dynamic Environment (3 cr.)



    Description
    Managing in today’s ever-changing dynamic environment is a challenge. To ensure competitiveness and sustainability, managers would acquire new skills and knowledge. This course covers topics such as management fundamentals, managing the local and global environment, emotional intelligence, organizational learning, ethical considerations, and value pluralism in management.
     

    Cross-listed
    Same as   .
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    MGMT 503/5301 - Leading Change in Organizations (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      ,   , ,      ,   and  .

    Description
    Change in business is pervasive. It could come about as a result of the dynamics in the external environment of the company or as a result of the growth and transition from a small entrepreneurial firm to an organization with enlarged scale and scope. Managers need to be able to initiate, sustain and successfully lead the process of change in their organizations. Innovation and creativity are key enabling factors in this process. Processes of introducing change in business organizations, techniques and tools of introducing change for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness and enhancing value creation, as well as change strategies to meet environmental threats are some of the topics that are explored in this course.
     

    When Offered
    Offered in fall.
  
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    MGMT 504/5302 - Human Capital Strategy (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      ,   , ,      ,   and  .

    Description
    This course focuses on advanced study of dynamics of personality, primary group, organization and culture, the nature of conflict and motivation, interpersonal and group behavior, and critical analysis of behavior literature and its application to the field of management.
     

    When Offered
    Offered in spring.
  
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    MGMT 505/5303 - Organizational Design (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
       or equivalent.

    Description
    The course covers topics like strategy and structure, vertical and horizontal integration, structural options, process of organizational design, the concept of fit, designing jobs and organizational units and control elements in the design of organizations.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
  
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    MGMT 506/5304 - Management of International Business Organizations (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      ,   , ,      ,   and  .

    Description
    In this course, attention is given to principles, practices, and problems of managing international business activities, entry decision, supply strategy, ownership and control, labor and legal issues, and the financial and management implications of conducting business in foreign countries. The course covers topics such as world politics and how they come to bear on international business decisions, cultural differences and communication, trade regimes and institutions and global technological trends and diffusion.
     

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
  
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    MGMT 507/5305 - Global Business Strategy (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      ,   , ,      ,   and  .

    Description
    This course brings the tools and information gained in prior courses in international business to bear on managerial problems in various international and Middle Eastern environments. The course makes extensive use of cases which covers different types of global business strategies.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
  
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    MGMT 509/5306 - Leadership (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      ,   , ,     ,   and  .

     

    Description
    This course reviews the procedures, styles and methods of leadership in both theory and practice. Students will review the personal, relationship and organizational side of leadership as well as the leader as a social architect. At the completion of this course students will develop and acquire the necessary skills to become effective leaders through examples of real world leadership.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.

  
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    MGMT 510/5307 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      ,   , ,     ,   and  .

    Description
    Innovation lies at the heart of economic growth in the modern world. Entrepreneurs with the ability and resourcefulness to establish their own business are critical to the process of innovation. Innovation is not just about starting a new business but it is also about creating and developing Innovative ways of management. Whether you are thinking of starting a new venture or developing innovative mechanisms of management in a large organization, you will need to understand Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
    This course takes students through the various aspects of starting, managing, and growing a business. Whether you want to start a new venture, a new project, or develop an innovative way of management. You will need to write a business plan? This course will teach you how to write a business plan, its benefits and how does it differ from a feasibility study.
    Opportunity identification, clear business and market definition, segmentation, and entry, building a team and creating a suitable organizational form, avoiding common pitfalls, and various strategies for starting or growing a business , are among the numerous facets of entrepreneurship covered in the course.
    Methods employed include individual and group case analysis, writing a business plan, interviews with, and talks by, entrepreneurs, and profiling of successes and failures.

    Cross-listed
    Same as   /   .
  
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    MGMT 511/5308 - Strategic Management of Innovation (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      ,   , ,     ,   and  .

    Description
    Innovation is regarded as a critical source of competitive advantage in an increasingly changing environment. Innovation is production or adoption, assimilation, and exploitation of a value-added novelty in economic and social spheres; renewal and enlargement of products, services, and markets; development of new methods of production; and establishment of new management systems. This course will study the theory and practice of innovation as a process and an outcome based on a comprehensive model of innovation which consists of three determinants: innovation leadership, managerial levers and business processes. The course will examine the impact of accelerating innovation on cost, product quality and marketability; organizational changes required to couple R&D with marketing and commercialization; and the managerial skills and professional expertise needed to develop a sustainable innovation practice within an organization.

     

    Cross-listed
    Same as   and EENG 5273  .
  
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    MGMT 517/5309 - Technology and Innovation Management (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Core requirements met and consent of instructor.

    Description
    This is a case based course drawing on best practices in industry and the most up to date and important general management technology and innovation management academic material. Students should be prepared to discuss major technology issues covered in the readings each class. This course is designed to develop strong technology management skills to help managers make good decisions in regard to technology strategy and implementation of technology within their firms. This course is designed to develop general managers with strong abilities to lead in various technological environments and manage the innovation process and projects across and within their own function effectively.

    Cross-listed
    Same as   and EENG 5272  .
  
  
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    MGMT 575/5375 - Independent Study in Management (1-3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: Consent of MGMT unit head and chair.

    Description
    Guided readings, research, and discussions on specific selected topic in Management.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
  
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    MGMT 508/5401 - Strategic Management (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

    Description
    This is the capstone course for the MBA program. The course covers alternative models of strategy development and the process of formulating, implementing, and evaluating business strategies. Reaction of business firms to environmental changes, and threats are emphasized


     

     

     

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    This is the capstone course for the MBA program.

  
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    MKTG 302/2101 - Principles of Marketing (3 cr.)



    Description
    The nature and scope of marketing. Marketing systems and the marketing environment, definition of a market, market segmentation, and buyer behavior. The marketing mix: product, place, price, and promotion. Marketing research and marketing information systems. The application of these topics to the Egyptian environment constitutes an important part of the study. Some of the class discussions and projects will incorporate entrepreneurial issues in Marketing.
     

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MKTG 405/3201 - Marketing Research (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      and  

    Description
    The nature and scope of marketing research. The scientific method and its application in the field of marketing, research design, basic methods of collecting data, marketing research procedures, applications of marketing research.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MKTG 410/3202 - Consumer-Buyer Behavior (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Buyer behavior relevant to marketing decisions. Theoretical and practical implications of individual behavioral variables such as motivation, learning, perception, personality and attitudes, and group influences. Buyer behavior analyzed in terms of decision-making processes and models of individual and aggregate behavior. Special attention given to consumer behavior in the Middle East.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MKTG 408/3301 - Marketing Communications Management (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    An introduction to marketing communications, covering advertising, sales promotion, personal selling and public relations. The design, management and integration of an organization’s marketing communications strategy.

    When Offered
    Offered fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MKTG 420/4203 - Advanced Marketing Research (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    This course is designed to strengthen students’ abilities to perform marketing research at a level superior to that of most marketing graduates worldwide. The topics offered will be chosen with particular emphasis on their value to Egyptian and regional organizations. Such topics include the qualitative techniques-focus groups, long interviews, and participant observation; and advanced widely-accepted quantitative statistical techniques for marketing decision making.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MKTG 416/4302 - E-Marketing (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Principles, best practices, and hands-on applications of E-Marketing. The course is designed to hone skills in E-Marketing, including developing a comprehensive E-Marketing plan and creating an interactive website.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MKTG 418/4303 - Principles of Public Relations (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    An overview of the public relations profession in the Middle East. Public-relations principles and techniques, current public relations problems, possible solutions.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MKTG 411/4401 - Professional Selling (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Professional selling skills, analyzing advantages and challenges of a sales career, and most desired characteristics of successful sales people. The course explains the buying process, buying systems, and procedures and how the making of each customer type has an impact on the sales process. The course walks students through all the steps of the selling and post sale activities.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MKTG 414/4501 - Services Marketing (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    An elective marketing course for undergraduate students seeking greater understanding of devising and delivering services to world-class standards. The course deals with identifying service quality from the customer’s perspective, designing effective service products, designing effective service delivery systems, and implementing service quality control features suitable to the Egyptian environment.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MKTG 412/4601 - International Marketing (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    The marketing problems and opportunities of the exporter, licenser, or manufacturer in a foreign country. Topics include factors in assessing world marketing opportunities and the international marketing mix.

    Cross-listed
    Same as  .
    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MKTG 480/4602 - Marketing Strategy (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      ,     and Senior standing.

    Description
    An integrative capstone course for students seeking a marketing specialization. Provides a transitional experience between the marketing concepts and techniques introduced in prior courses and the practice of marketing in real-world business situations. Students learn to integrate the various elements of marketing and the other functional areas of business and develop critical decision-making abilities in strategic marketing in the context of a rapidly changing marketplace.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MKTG 470/4970 - Special topics in Marketing (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.

    Description
    Considers selected topics of current relevance in marketing.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MKTG 475/4975 - Independent Study in Marketing (1-3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of MKTG unit head and chair.

    Description
    Guided readings, research, and discussions on specific selected topic in Marketing.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    MKTG 520/5201 - Marketing Management (3 cr.)



    Description
    Highlights the role of marketing as a process for creating value and managing customer relationships. The course addresses the marketing challenge of designing and implementing the best combination of marketing variables to carry out a firm’s strategy in its target markets. Further, this course seeks to develop the student’s skills in applying the analytic perspectives and concepts of marketing to such decisions as: segmentation, targeting, positioning, branding, pricing, distribution and promotion. The goal is to understand how the firm can benefit by creating and delivering value to its customers and stakeholders. The new role of marketing is emphasized including: stakeholder marketing, internal marketing, social marketing, customer relationship management and other recent trends in the market. This course takes an analytical approach to the study of marketing problems of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

     

     

    Cross-listed
    Same as

      .
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.

  
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    MKTG 521/5301 - Marketing Research Methods (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      ,   , ,     ,   and  .

    Description
    This course highlights the importance of using a variety of marketing research methods in making marketing decisions. This course is designed to offer an understanding of the market research process through coverage of the steps comprising the process from defining the research problem, to developing an approach, to formulating a research design, to data collection, analysis, and conclusions. The course takes on an applied orientation in covering the research process. The course examines the proper use of statistical applications, with an emphasis on the interpretation and use of results. The course describes the process of acquiring, classifying and interpreting primary and secondary marketing data needed for intelligent, profitable marketing decisions. It also covers recent developments in the systematic recording and use of internal and external data needed for marketing decisions.


     

     

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.

  
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    MKTG 522/5302 - Marketing Channel Strategies (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      ,   , ,     ,   and  .

    Description
    This course emphasizes the means by which distribution relationships can be effectively managed. This includes manufacturers, wholesales, retailers, and other intermediaries. Particular attention is given to examining the behavioral dimensions of channel relations, the roles of channel members, their use of power, and the conflicts that may arise among them. Case studies are commonly used for illustrative and analytical purposes.
     

    When Offered
    Offered Occasionally.
 

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