University of Delaware

Winter 2017 SUPPLEMENTAL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

The following descriptions are furnished as a supplement to the University of Delaware's current Catalog. Students who desire further information on standard University course descriptions are referred to the University Catalog which is available online at www.udel.edu/catalog. Those standard descriptions are also available on this web site.
The following subject areas have supplemental descriptions here:
Art and Design
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Civil & Environmtl
Communication
Criminal Justice
Education
Electrical Engineering
Entrepreneurship
Health Studies
History
Hosp. Business Mgt
Mechanical Engineering
Nutrition and Dietetics
Psychology
Spanish

ART AND DESIGN

ART- 367-070    SEMINAR: ARTS AND CULTURE IN TRANSITION

Meets in Cuba. Students experience a range of Cuban art and design, collecting visual records through photography and other media that are collected into a journal. Photography skills are learned and practiced. Students study contemporary and historical art and design considering the social, political, and cultural events that surround them.

ART- 367-073    SEMINAR: DOCUMENTARY AND TRAVEL PHOTO

Meets in Cuba. Documentary photography will be defined and explored. Students will photograph on location in the cafes, markets, and streets of Paris. We will travel to Epernay, France, (Champagne Country) for an overnight to photograph and tour the vineyards and explore gourmet dining. Students will work in the reportage and documentary style. The class will explore how to produce truthful, objective photography of a particular subject of the student's interest. The student will have the opportunity to explore the city, its architecture, the people, food/cuisine, street fashion, etc. The course may include visiting the Henri Cartier Bresson Foundation, Magnum Photo's, The Magnum Gallery, Montparnasse Cemetery and the advertising agency for Louis Vuitton. There will be lectures, guest speakers and museum visits. This program is based around what's going on in the city during January. The class is also geared towards the student that is self- motivated and students must know how to use their camera in advance. This class is for those students that have a point of view, their own voice and want to explore the most beautiful city in the world. Students are required to have a digital camera and know how to use it. There will be assignments, critiques and students are required to do a final presentation.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

BUAD- 267-010    SEMINAR: CAREER EXPLORATION & PLANNING

Designed to help students gain insight into the career planning process while researching and being exposed to different career paths. Students acquire job searching skills and become skilled in the use of career information resources.

BUAD- 367-070    SEMINAR: SPORT EVENT & TOURISM MGMT

Meets in New Zealand & Fiji. The Sport Event and Tourism Management course is a comprehensive study of the international sport event and tourism industry. The industry includes both participatory sport tourism (e.g., skiing, golf, and adventure trips) and event-based sport tourism (e.g., professional and amateur sports). This course plans to covers all aspects of international sport event & tourism management including strategy, finance, marketing, and consumer behavior.

BUAD- 867-070    SEMINAR: ETH SOC & POL ISSUES INTL BUS

Meets in Europe. Examines ethical, social and political issues arising from the globalization of business, covering topics such as: managing political, social and ethical differences across national borders (e.g., labor practices, bribery/corruption), comparative institutional environments of business, impacts of global business on cultures and political systems.

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

CHEG- 467-070    SEMINAR: PRODUCT ENGINEERING

Meets in Australia. This course presents an important new and developing area of chemical engineering. Students will study and provide a written report on the design issues for various products (e.g. nicotine patch, anesthetic, sunscreen, hair conditioner) and the ingredients that will have to be used in their formulation to produce the desired effect. Special attention will be given to the colloidal ingredients required to produce a product with consumer appeal upon application (for example, to produce the correct consistency, spreadability, adhesion, odor, etc.).

CIVIL & ENVIRONMTL ENGINEERING

CIEG- 367-010    SEMINAR: CAD APP CIVIL & ENVIRO ENGR

Explore Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) in Civil Engineering from principles of engineering graphics to utilizing the latest version of Microstation and AutoCAD. Learn the fundamentals of graphic communication, drawing, use of commands, annotations and dimensioning. Understand best practices relating to engineering work, emphasizing hands-on experience with computer software used in the workplace.

COMMUNICATION

COMM- 367-061    SEMINAR: BROADCAST METEOROLOGY

Teaches performance and production skills to aspiring weathercasters. Through field trips and on- camera practice, students will learn the basic of on-air weather forecasting. Class meets on the 4 week schedule, Monday-Friday from 10-12. Students should expect to take field trips that will be longer than the class time frame. Open to any major.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

CRJU- 367-192    SEMINAR: CRIMINAL JUSTICE ETHICS

This course examines the difficult decisions that criminal justice professionals make in an environment of competing interests which are often impacted by their ethical dilemmas. During this course emphasis is placed on addressing moral issues and concerns of our justice process in personal, social, and criminal justice contexts. In presenting ethics, the instructor will examine both the individual perspective and the organizational standpoint. Students will study four areas of ethical decision making opportunities: Ethics and the Criminal Justice System, Police, Law, and Corrections.

CRJU- 367-193    SEMINAR: CRIMINAL JUSTICE ETHICS

This course examines the difficult decisions that criminal justice professionals make in an environment of competing interests which are often impacted by their ethical dilemmas. During this course emphasis is placed on addressing moral issues and concerns of our justice process in personal, social, and criminal justice contexts. In presenting ethics, the instructor will examine both the individual perspective and the organizational standpoint. Students will study four areas of ethical decision making opportunities: Ethics and the Criminal Justice System, Police, Law, and Corrections.

EDUCATION

EDUC- 467-011    SEMINAR: MINECRAFT IN EDUCATION

With the increased focus on STEM and the Common Core State Standards, teachers need to provide students with more engaging, problem-solving activities that address higher-level and critical thinking. Minecraft is a video game used in K-12 classrooms to teach all subjects, including social studies, mathematics, science, foreign languages, art, and language arts. In this hybrid course, you will learn practical interdisciplinary applications, including designing lesson plans, customizing and integrating Minecraft into the curriculum to promote student engagement and collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

EDUC- 667-011    SEMINAR: MINECRAFT IN EDUCATION

With the increased focus on STEM and the Common Core State Standards, teachers need to provide students with more engaging, problem-solving activities that address higher-level and critical thinking. Minecraft is a video game used in K-12 classrooms to teach all subjects, including social studies, mathematics, science, foreign languages, art, and language arts. In this hybrid course, you will learn practical interdisciplinary applications, including designing lesson plans, customizing and integrating Minecraft into the curriculum to promote student engagement and collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

ELEG- 467-070    SEMINAR: DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Meets in London. Course is mostly technical, focusing on the following: (a) the history of photography, (b) the technology of digital imaging, (c) applications, (d) trends and future prospects, and (e) photography techniques. Students will complete regular programming assignments.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

ENTR- 367-010    SEMINAR: INTRO TO STARTUP ECOSYSTEMS

For the first three weeks of this course, students will explore startup ecosystems and gain an understanding of why their success in the new economy is vital through online and in-class lectures and exercises. During the final two weeks, students will travel to Silicon Valley for a series of one- on-one and roundtable discussions with some of its leaders, influencers, founders, and investors.

HEALTH STUDIES

HLTH- 467-070    SEMINAR: GLOBAL MEDICAL INTERNSHIP

Meets in Spain. Students in the Study Abroad program to Spain who are not in the Medical/Dental Scholars Program will enroll in HLTH 467.

HISTORY

HIST- 267-070    EXPERIMENTAL: HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA

Meets in South Africa. This 1-credit hour course will be taught by a professor of history at the University of Pretoria. It's important for students to be oriented to the history of this unique country in order to understand current social problems and the need for sustainable development as they are the cornerstones of the other UD courses.

HOSP. BUSINESS MGT

HOSP- 367-010    SEMINAR: THE ART & SCIENCE OF BAKING

Students with learn about the major ingredients utilized in baking and how they affect the outcome of products. Combining lectures and demonstrations, with an emphasis on hands-on application, students will learn the major baking and productions methods for both sweet and savory items. Open to all students. Capacity limited to 12 students. A strong interest in baking is strongly encouraged.

HOSP- 367-070    SEMINAR: INTL CULTURE CUISINE & BEV MGT

Meets in London & Tuscany. The course will examine healthful cuisine by investigating the influences of culture and diet in the United Kingdom, and the Mediterranean Diet in Southern Europe. The economic impact of food production and consumption and the impact of such agricultural economics on the preparation and usage of foods and beverages historically and today, will also be considered.

HOSP- 367-071    SEMINAR: SUSTAINABILITY & ENV IMPACT

Meets in London & Tuscany. With application of the hospitality and tourism topics discussed in the Lecture and labs (tours) in London and Italy, students will use the internet to research environmental issues pertinent and learn how environmentally green practices, policies, best practice green technology and sustainable best practices apply to the tourism and hospitality industries.

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

MEEG- 467-010    SEMINAR: TOPICS IN MODELING/BIOSYSTEMS

Intro to modeling and analysis of biological systems through topics: Viscoelastic models; pulsatile arterial blood flow; population models (e.g. cellular) including nonlinear behavior, catastrophes, and a new neural model of art, spruce budworm outbreaks, phase plane analysis; biological waves; biological delays; compartmental analysis. Prerequisite: One introductory course on differential equations.

MEEG- 667-010    SEMINAR: TOPICS IN MODELING/BIOSYSTEMS

Intro to modeling and analysis of biological systems through topics: Viscoelastic models; pulsatile arterial blood flow; population models (e.g. cellular) including nonlinear behavior, catastrophes, and a new neural model of art, spruce budworm outbreaks, phase plane analysis; biological waves; biological delays; compartmental analysis. Prerequisite: One introductory course on differential equations.

NUTITION AND DIETETICS

NTDT- 367-061    SEMINAR: APPLIC OF CLINICAL PRACTICE

This course will provide didactic and experiential learning opportunities in the area of clinical nutrition, including the application of the nutrition care process and model to simple and complex medical conditions. Online course content which supports the experiential learning will be required. By the end of the course, students will have also completed a comprehensive case study on a patient with a chosen medical condition. Prerequisites: NTDT 250, completion of NTDT450 recommended.

PSYCHOLOGY

PSYC- 167-010    SEMINAR: RELATIONSHIPS AND THE MEDIA

The goals of this course are to explore the different ways that romantic relationships are depicted in the media, how different media sources can affect peoplesí relationships, and whether or not these portrayals accurately reflect relationships science. During each class, we will focus on a different topic within the relationships literature (e.g. attraction, love, commitment) by comparing research findings reported in scientific articles with relationship portrayals depicted in movies, popular psychology books, news stories, and other media.

SPANISH

SPAN- 367-073    SEMINAR: SERVICE LEARNING

Meets in Panama. This course will give structure and set the parameters for evaluation of the Service Learning component of the Panama program. Students will participate in 15 hours of service learning in which they will be helping the community and interacting with the local population in Spanish (task to be determined with the help of our partner institution). This aspect of the course will be assessed through weekly blogs, on-site observations by the instructor, and by a self-reflection paper at the end of the experience.

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