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Technology and Public Administration   (PUA-311)   3.00 s.h.  
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Technology and Public Administration in recent America. Focuses on the role of the federal government in shaping technology, especially through funding technological innovations and applications. Topics will include the origins of technology policy in World War II, the influence of the Cold War, the science and technology policy advisory system, and political and cultural influences on technology policy. 
Technology and Western Culture   (HIS-205)   3.00 s.h.  
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History of the relationship of technology to western industry and the impact of changing production technology on workers. Influence of new technologies on social, economic, and political structure. 
History of Technology   (HIS-390)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The development of electrical and electronic technology from the mid- nineteenth century to the present, including the impact of electrotechnology on society.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain the milestones in development of electrical and electronic technology from the mid- nineteenth century to the present
  • Provide a list of major inventions by inventors.
  • Describe the impact of electro technology on society.
  • Discuss the current research topics on electrical and electronic technology.

 
Technology Transfer and Commercialization   (MAN-394)   3.00 s.h.  
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Overview of how government-sponsored technology and expertise can be transferred into commercial and private sectors to maintain business competitiveness. Specific case studies are employed to illustrate the effectiveness and importance of technology transfer to global commerce. 
Management and Technology   (MAN-392)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
An introduction to the understanding of the critical interface between people and technical-structural elements of an organization, e.g. production processes, distribution systems, information technology. The emphasis is on discovering the optimal fit between people and technology to improve productivity.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Assess the organizational impact of the deployment of technology-based systems on the organization and its membership.
  • Define ergonomics. Explain the importance of ergonomics in technology and the modern workplace.
  • Discuss ethical issues surrounding the use and management of technology in the business sector.
  • Classify the challenges associated with the management of a global, technical enterprise.
  • Identify the influences of technology upon leadership and management methods. Determine if leadership is negatively or positivity impacted by technology, systems and products.
  • Describe cybersecurity. Model strategies and safeguards that can be implemented to reduce or eliminate cyber-threats.
  • Detail the potential impact to employees from the deployment of new technologies/systems. Outline approaches that can be implemented to minimize or eliminate the identified impacts.
  • Compare and contrast the benefits of technological project management practices to traditional methods and practices. Defend the use and application of technology-based project management.
  • Express and define the benefits in the application of technology in general operations management.
  • Categorize the processes associated with the design, development and deployment of web-based solutions.
  • Discuss management and technologies issues associated with the deployment of ecommerce operations.

 
Literature and Science/Technology   (LIT-339)   3.00 s.h.  
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Readings in works that explore the effects of the scientific revolution and technology on nature, society, and the individual. 
Nuclear Technology Assessment/Career Planning   (NUC-490)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Nuclear Technology Assessment/Career Planning is an in-depth, student centered activity that requires the integration of research in current nuclear employment, a nuclear engineering technology self-assessment, the development of a comprehensive vita, practical career planning, interviewing strategies, and applied advanced math applications to nuclear engineering technology situations. Students will participate in career focused activities that include building a professional resume and knowing how to interview successfully. The knowledge and skills acquired in this course are directly applicable to students who are seeking a job, a promotion, or moving to a new skill area.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Evaluate the TAC ABET accreditation outcomes, match them to the needs of the nuclear energy employment and apply them to your comprehensive vitae.
  • Develop an effective professional vitae/resume based on past, current work learning/experience, academic, professional and personal learning experiences related to the NEET student outcomes.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in researching employment opportunities in the emerging nuclear energy industry.
  • Research, interpret and critically analyze literature and resources dealing with behavioral based interviewing.
  • Communicate effectively in making graphical presentations in English using language appropriate to peers and other audiences.
  • Function effectively as a leader and a team member with an understanding of cultural diversity.
  • Develop an inclusive skill inventory vitae that will serve as a bridge to your future work and life-long learning.
  • Develop increased proficiency in solving problems in nuclear engineering technology using differential and integral calculus.
  • Complete a 50 question comprehensive pretest and a 100 question comprehensive exam for confidential feedback of knowledge strengths and potential areas of knowledge improvement.

 
Perfusion Technology Clinical Correlation   (PET-301)   1.00 s.h.  
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An intermediate course which provides the student an opportunity to correlate theory with clinical practice in the field of perfusion technology. Case studies, morbidity and mortality review, commentary on legal and moral implications of perfusion, and review of the current literature will comprise this course. 
Introduction to Civil Engineering Technology   (CET-101)   3.00 s.h.  
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Introduction to engineering practices in the field of Civil and Construction Engineering Technology through the use of project-centered/ activity based learning. Activities include PC setup and software use, construction blueprint reading and sketching, structured model building and testing. 
Intro Radiologic Technology   (RDL-101)   4.00 s.h.  
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Orientation, history, ethics, nursing, terminology, department administration. Radiologic technology as a health profession specialty; history of the field; professional ethics; medical terminology; nursing procedures; and department administration. 
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