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Systems Engineering (SYSEN)

SYSEN 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1999

SYSEN 505 Technical Project Management (3) Analysis and construction of project plans for the development of complex engineering products taken from a variety of problem domains.
Effective: Fall 2003

SYSEN 507 (EDSGN 507) Systems Thinking (3) The theory and practice of systems thinking. General systems theory; system dynamics, emergent properties, structure, feedback and leverage.
Effective: Spring 2015

SYSEN 510 Engineering Analysis I (3) The course includes applications of advanced engineering mathematics; the study of systems are described by ordinary/partial differential equations and methods of solutions.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: students should have completed calculus at the undergraduate level or have instructor's permission  

SYSEN 520 Systems Engineering (3) Fundamentals of Systems Engineering with focus on System methodology, design, and management; includes life cycle analysis, human factors, maintainability, serviceability/reliability.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: SYSEN 510 or instructor's permission  

SYSEN 522 Systems Verification Validation & Testing (3) The theory and practice of verification, validation and testing of engineering systems.
Effective: Summer 2013

SYSEN 530 Systems Optimization (3) Theory/practice of linear programming will be developed including determination of optimum mix of products, levels of staffing, blending, network analysis, multi-period planning.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: SYSEN 520 or instructor's permission  

SYSEN 531 Probability Models and Simulation (3) Provides background in modeling problems containing random components that must be accounted for in a reasonable solution.
Effective: Summer 2007

SYSEN 533 Deterministic Models and Simulation (3) Provides a background in simulation and the modeling of problems that contain differential equations as part of the system.
Effective: Summer 2007

SYSEN 536 Decision and Risk Analysis in Engineering (3) Analysis of engineering decisions under uncertainty; problem identification, formulation, judgment, resolution; mitigation, risk analysis, quantification and management.
Effective: Summer 2008

SYSEN 540 Intelligent System Applications (3) Mathematical foundations of intelligent control and systems; linear quadratic self-tuning regulation and model reference adaptive control.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: approval of instructor or department  

SYSEN 550 Creativity and Problem Solving I (3) Foundations of individual problem solving, including creativity, cognitive style and level, problem solving processes and techniques, the paradox of structure.
Effective: Spring 2006

SYSEN 552 Creativity and Problem Solving II (3) Theory and practical applications of group problem solving, including cognitive gap, coping behavior, agents of change, and managing cognitive diversity.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: SYSEN 550  

SYSEN 554 Problem Solving Leadership (3) Models, processes, and techniques for solving complex problems, managing problem solving diversity, and facilitating change through problem solving in socio-technical systems.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: SYSEN 550, SYSEN 552  

SYSEN 555 Invention and Creative Design (3) This course focuses on the creative design process which leads to the development of new products, processes, and systems (i.e. invention).
Effective: Spring 2001

SYSEN 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars that consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Spring 1999

SYSEN 594 Research Topics (1-15) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 1999

SYSEN 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1999

SYSEN 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Spring 1999

SYSEN 895 Internship (1-9 per semester/maximum of 9) Supervised, professionally oriented, off-campus, nongroup instruction, including field experiences, practicums, or internships.
Effective: Spring 2015

SYSEN 897 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be off ered infrequently.
Effective: Summer 2016

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