Nov 21, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions


Course Description Notes

Northern Kentucky University has established abbreviations for its various disciplines. These abbreviations, which are printed next to the name of each discipline in the following course descriptions, should be used in preparing course schedules and at other times when referring to specific courses.

Following course titles in parenthesis is the number of semester hours of credit in the course. Listed below the course title are the number of classroom and lab/studio hours in the course, course prerequisites and co-requisites, and the semesters in which the course is taught.

Many courses satisfy NKU general education requirements under guidelines of the Kentucky Transfer Policy. If a particular course is approved for general education credit, a two-letter general education category designation follows the course title. The category for which the course is approved is listed in full beneath the course description. The general education category designations are:

OC – Oral Communication
WC – Written Communication
AH – Arts and Humanities
QR – Quantitative Reasoning
NS – Natural Sciences
SB – Social and Behavioral Sciences

Please refer to the General Education section of this catalog for complete information.

The university reserves the right to withdraw or modify courses of instruction at any time.

 

Engineering Technology

   •  EGT 318 Introduction to Nanotechnology (3 credits)
   •  EGT 320 Robotic Systems and Material Handling (3 credits)
   •  EGT 321 Productivity Management, Scheduling, and Planning (3 credits)
   •  EGT 340 Applied Dynamics (3 credits)
   •  EGT 341 Integrated Resource Management (3 credits)
   •  EGT 344 Analog Electronics (3 credits)
   •  EGT 361 Fluid Power (3 credits)
   •  EGT 362 Tool Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing (3 credits)
   •  EGT 365 CNC & Manufacturing Process Planning (3 credits)
   •  EGT 367 Microprocessors (3 credits)
   •  EGT 377 Power Electronic Systems (3 credits)
   •  EGT 386 Electro-Mechanical Instrumentation and Control (3 credits)
   •  EGT 394 Special Topics (1-3 credits)
   •  EGT 396 Undergraduate Laboratory Assistant (1-3 credits)
   •  EGT 399 Independent Study: Engineering Technology (1-3 credits)
   •  EGT 404 Signals and Systems (3 credits)
   •  EGT 405 Metrology and Geometric Tolerancing (3 credits)
   •  EGT 408 Mechatronics Topics (3 credits)
   •  EGT 411 Quality Assurance and Auditing (3 credits)
   •  EGT 412 Advanced CADD (3 credits)
   •  EGT 417 Senior Design in Technology (2 credits)
   •  EGT 423 Planning and Design of Industrial Facilities (3 credits)
   •  EGT 448 Network Hardware (3 credits)
   •  EGT 450 Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer (3 credits)
   •  EGT 462 Finite Element Modeling (3 credits)
   •  EGT 465 Automated Manufacturing Systems (3 credits)
   •  EGT 467 Advanced Microprocessors (3 credits)
   •  EGT 477 Advanced Power Designs (3 credits)
   •  EGT 480 Machine Design (3 credits)

English

   •  ENG 101 College Writing - WC (3 credits)
   •  ENG 101R College Writing and Critical Reading - WC (4 credits)
   •  ENG 101W College Writing and Workshop - WC (4 credits)
   •  ENG 102 Advanced College Writing - WC (3 credits)
   •  ENG 151H Honors Freshman Composition - WC (3 credits)
   •  ENG 200 Understanding Literature - AH (3 credits)
   •  ENG 201 Ideas in Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 202 Survey of British Literature I (3 credits)
   •  ENG 203 Survey of British Literature II (3 credits)
   •  ENG 204 Introduction to Writing Studies (3 credits)
   •  ENG 205 Contemporary Issues in Writing Studies (3 credits)
   •  ENG 206 Western World Literature I (3 credits)
   •  ENG 207 Western World Literature II (3 credits)
   •  ENG 208 Survey of American Literature I (3 credits)
   •  ENG 209 Survey of American Literature II (3 credits)
   •  ENG 212 Literatures of Inclusion - SB (3 credits)
   •  ENG 213 Global Viewpoints in Literature - AH (3 credits)
   •  ENG 214 Literature Across History - AH (3 credits)
   •  ENG 215 Greek and Roman Mythology (3 credits)
   •  ENG 217 African-American Literature to 1940 (3 credits)
   •  ENG 218 African-American Literature 1940-Present (3 credits)
   •  ENG 231 Introduction to Creative Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 250 Introduction to English Studies (3 credits)
   •  ENG 300 American Women Poets (3 credits)
   •  ENG 301 American Novel (3 credits)
   •  ENG 302 Literature and Film - AH (3 credits)
   •  ENG 304 Introduction to Post-Colonial Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 305 American Women Writers (3 credits)
   •  ENG 306 Multicultural American Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 307 Diverse Voices in English Studies (3 credits)
   •  ENG 308 Shakespeare I (3 credits)
   •  ENG 309 Shakespeare II (3 credits)
   •  ENG 315 The Bible as Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 316 Social Issues in Literature - AH (3 credits)
   •  ENG 318 The Short Story (3 credits)
   •  ENG 322 Literature and Sexuality (3 credits)
   •  ENG 323 Writers in Context (3 credits)
   •  ENG 324 Holocaust Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 326 Literature and the Environment (3 credits)
   •  ENG 331 Persuasive Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 332 Fiction Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 334 Poetry Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 335 Craft of Creative Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 336 Creative Nonfiction Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 338 Writing for Social Change (3 credits)
   •  ENG 340 Business Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 345 Legal Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 347 Technical Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 348 Professional Editing in the Workplace (3 credits)
   •  ENG 349 Web Writing for the Professions (3 credits)
   •  ENG 350 Critical Theory (3 credits)
   •  ENG 351 Rhetorical Theories & Writing Practices (3 credits)
   •  ENG 355 Contemporary Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 357 Biographical Writing (3 credits)
   •  ENG 358 Writing in Creative Genres (3 credits)
   •  ENG 359 Writing in Workplace Genres (3 credits)
   •  ENG 362 Studies in Dramatic Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 366 Studies in Literary Genres (3 credits)
   •  ENG 368 The Graphic Novel (3 credits)
   •  ENG 371 Traditional Grammar (3 credits)
   •  ENG 380 Studies in Literature and Other Arts (3 credits)
   •  ENG 381 Introduction to Linguistics (3 credits)
   •  ENG 382 History of the English Language (3 credits)
   •  ENG 384 Modern Poetry (3 credits)
   •  ENG 386 Children’s Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 394 Topics (3 credits)
   •  ENG 399 Independent Study (3 credits)
   •  ENG 401 Chaucer (3 credits)
   •  ENG 402 Middle English Literature (3 credits)
   •  ENG 403 Old English (3 credits)
   •  ENG 404 Arthurian Legend (3 credits)
 

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