2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Interdisciplinary Engineering and Science (IES) Minor

To obtain a minor in Interdisciplinary Engineering and Science (Scieneering), a student must complete at least 18 credit hours on an A/F basis, as indicated below. A student must receive a grade of C or better for each course on this checksheet. A minimum minor GPA of 2.0 in all courses taken to fulfill the minor is required.

Required Common Courses
ENGR/COS 2164Introduction to Scieneering1
Select one of the following:2
Engineering Fundamentals for Scientists (For Life Science majors) 1
Cell and Molecular Biology for Engineers (For Physical Science or Engineering majors) 2
ENGR/COS 4064Scieneering Capstone3
Subtotal6
Elective Courses
In-Discipline Courses
Select 9 credit hours from the list based on a student's major9
Out-Of-Discipline Courses
Select 3 credit hours from the list based on a student's major 33
Subtotal12
Total Credits18
1

Life Science majors include all CALS and CNRE majors not listed in Physical Sciences, as well as the COS majors of Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Psychology, and Systems Biology.

2

Physical Sciences include Chemistry, Economics, Environmental Sciences, Geosciences, Mathematics, Nanoscience, Neuroscience, Physics, and Statistics and Sustainable Biomaterials.

3

Pre-requisites and non-major enrollment restrictions apply and may limit courses for non-majors. 

  • Students completing the minor must obey all pre-requisite rules. Some courses above may have additional pre-requisites not required for minor.
  • Students may “double count” up to 9 credit hours in the minor with those required for graduation in their major, provided the major has no restrictions to the contrary. Out-of-discipline elective courses chosen for the minor cannot be required courses in the student’s major course of study.

Elective Courses

In-Discipline

A. Life Sciences Majors 1
ALS 3104Animal Breeding and Genetics3
ALS 3304Physiology of Reproduction3
ALS/BIOL 4554Neurochemical Regulation3
ALS/WATR 4614Watershed Assessment, Management, and Policy2
BCHM 3114Biochemistry for Biotechnology and the Life Sciences 23
BCHM 4115General Biochemistry4
BCHM 4116General Biochemistry3
BCHM 4784Applications in Molecular Life Science3
BIOL 3404Introductory Animal Physiology3
BIOL 3774Molecular Biology3
BIOL 4014Environmental Toxicology2
BIOL 4104Developmental Biology3
BIOL 4114Global Change Ecology3
BIOL 4564Infectious Disease Ecology3
BIOL 4624Microbial Genetics3
BIOL 4664Virology3
BIOL 4674Pathogenic Bacteriology3
BIOL 4704Immunology3
BIOL 4734Inflammation Biology3
BIOL 4824Bioinformatics Methods3
BIOL 4844Proteomics and Biological Mass Spectrometry3
BIOL 4854Cytogenetics3
BIOL 4874Cancer Biology3
BIOL 4884Cell Biology3
CSES/ENSC 36343
CSES/ENSC/BIOL 41643
CSES/ENSC 4444Managed Ecosystems, Ecosystem Services, and Sustainability3
CSES 4644Land-based Systems for Waste Treatment3
CSES/CHEM/ENSC 47343
CSES/ENSC 47743
CSES/ENSC 4854Wetland Soils and Mitigation3
NANO 1015
NANO 1016
Introduction to Nanoscience
and Introduction to Nanoscience
6
FST 4504Food Chemistry3
FST 4634Epidemiology Foodborne Disease3
HNFE 3804Exercise Physiology3
HNFE 4844Exercise and Neuromuscular Performance3
PPWS 4114Microbial Forensics and Biosecurity3
PSYC 3024Human Behaviors and Natural Environments3
PSYC 4074Sensation and Perception3
PSYC 4114Cognitive Psychology3
SYSB 3035Genomics and Bioinformatics4
SYSB 3115Network Dynamics and Cell Physiology4
SYSB 3116Network Dynamics and Cell Physiology4
B. Engineering/Physical Sciences Majors 3
BSE 3154Thermodynamics of Biological Systems3
BSE 3504Transport Processes in Biological Systems3
BSE 3524Unit Operations in Biological Systems Engineering3
BSE 4524Biological Process Plant Design3
BSE/CHE 4544Protein Separation Engineering3
BSE 4604Food Process Engineering3
CEE 3104Introduction to Environmental Engineering3
CEE 3684Civil Engineering Materials4
CEE 4104Water and Wastewater Treatment Design3
CEE 4114Fundamentals of Public Health Engineering3
CEE 4174Solid and Hazardous Waste Management3
CEE 4614Advanced Structural Concretes3
CHE 3134Separation Processes3
CHE 3144Mass Transfer3
CHE 4014Chemical Engineering Laboratory5
CHE 4104Process Materials3
CHE 4185Process and Plant Design4
CHE 4186Process and Plant Design4
CHE 4214Introduction to Polymer Materials3
CHE 4334Introduction to Colloidal and Interfacial Science3
CHE/BSE 4544Protein Separation Engineering3
CHEM 4514Green Chemistry3
CHEM 4534Organic Chemistry of Polymers3
CHEM 4554Drug Chemistry3
CSES 4644Land-based Systems for Waste Treatment3
ECE 2164/AOE 2664Exploration of the Space Environment3
ECE 4154Space Weather: The Solar Wind and Magnetosphere3
ECE 4164Introduction to Global Positioning System (GPS) Theory and Design4
ECE 4364Alternate Energy Systems3
ECON 4014Environmental Economics3
ENGR 3124Introduction to Green Engineering3
ENGR 4134Environmental Life Cycle Assessment3
ENSC 3604Fundamentals of Environmental Science3
ENSC/CSES 3634Physics of Pollution3
ENSC/CSES 3644Plant Materials for Environmental Restoration3
ENSC/CSES/BIOL 4164Environmental Microbiology3
ENSC/CSES 4444Managed Ecosystems, Ecosystem Services, and Sustainability3
ENSC/CHEM/CSES 4734Environmental Soil Chemistry3
ENSC/CSES 4774Reclamation of Drastically Disturbed Lands3
ENSC/CSES 48543
ESM 4105Engineering Analysis of Physiologic Systems3
ESM 4106Engineering Analysis of Physiologic Systems3
ESM 4204Musculoskeletal Biomechanics 43
ESM 4224Biodynamics and Control3
ESM 4234Mechanics of Biological Systems3
ESM 4304Hemodynamics3
GEOS 3014Environmental Geosciences3
GEOS 3034Oceanography3
GEOS 3104Elementary Geophysics3
GEOS 3404Elements of Structural Geology3
GEOS 3504/MSE 3104Mineralogy (with lab)3
GEOS 3604Paleontology (with lab)3
GEOS 3614/CSES 3114/ENSC 3114Soils (with lab)3
GEOS/GEOG 4084Modeling with Geographic Information Systems3
GEOS 4634Environmental Geochemistry3
GEOS 4804Groundwater Hydrology3
ISE 3614Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics3
ISE 3624Industrial Ergonomics3
ISE 4015Management Systems Theory, Applications, and Design3
ISE 4304Global Issues in Industrial Management3
ISE 4624Work Physiology3
ISE 4644Risk and Hazard Control3
MATH 4564Operational Methods for Engineers3
MSE 2044Fundamentals of Materials Engineering4
MSE 2054Fundamentals of Materials Science3
MSE 3104/GEOS 3504Mineralogy3
MSE 3134Crystallography and Crystal Structures3
MSE 3204Fundamentals of Electronic Materials3
MSE 3304Physical Metallurgy3
MSE 4164Principles of Materials Corrosion3
MSE 4304Metals and Alloys3
MSE 4414Physical Ceramics3
MSE 4574Biomaterials3
MSE 4584Biomimetic Materials3
NANO 1015
NANO 1016
Introduction to Nanoscience
and Introduction to Nanoscience
6
NANO 3015Nanoscale Synthesis, Fabrication, and Characterization4
NANO 3016Nanoscale Synthesis, Fabrication, and Characterization4
NANO 4124Advanced Nanomaterials and Devices3
NEUR 3044Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience3
NEUR 3084Cognitive Neuroscience3
NEUR 3144Mechanisms of Learning and Memory3
NEUR 3554Neuroscience Research and Practical Experience3
NEUR 3914Neuroscience of Drug Addiction3
NEUR 4034Diseases of the Nervous System3
NEUR 4084Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience3
NEUR/ECON/PSYC 4454Neuroeconomics3
NEUR 4544Synaptic Structure and Function3
NEUR 4814Nutritional Neuroscience3
PHYS 4574Nanotechnology3
PHYS 4714Introduction to Biophysics3
SBIO 3004Sustainable Nature-Based Enterprises3
SBIO 3444Sustainable Biomaterials and Bioenergy3
SBIO 3454Society, Sustainability Biomaterials and Energy3
SBIO 3554Sustainable Biomaterials Enterprises3
1

Life Science majors include all CALS and CNRE majors not listed in Physical Sciences, as well as the COS majors of Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Psychology, and Systems Biology.

2

Course restricted to ESM majors/minors.

3

Physical Sciences include Chemistry, Economics, Environmental Sciences, Geosciences, Mathematics, Nanoscience, Neuroscience, Physics and Statistics and Sustainable Biomaterials.

4

Course restricted to ESM majors/minors.

Out-Of-Discipline

A. Life Sciences Majors 1
BIOL 4824Bioinformatics Methods3
BSE 3154Thermodynamics of Biological Systems3
CS 1044Introduction to Programming in C3
CS 1054Introduction to Programming in Java3
ECE 2164/AOE 2664Exploration of the Space Environment3
ENGE 1354Introduction to Spatial Visualization1
ENGR 1814Energy, Resource Development and the Environment3
ISE 2404Deterministic Operations Research I3
MATH 1114Elementary Linear Algebra 22
MATH 2214Introduction to Differential Equations3
MATH 3214Calculus of Several Variables3
MSE 2034Elements of Materials Engineering3
STAT 3615Biological Statistics3
STAT 3616Biological Statistics3
STAT 4204Experimental Designs3
STAT 4214Methods of Regression Analysis3
B. Engineering/Physical Sciences Majors 3
ALS 2304Comparative Animal Physiology and Anatomy4
ALS/BIOL 2404Biotechnology in A Global Society3
BCHM 2024Concepts of Biochemistry3
BCHM 3114Biochemistry for Biotechnology and the Life Sciences3
BIOL 2004Genetics3
BIOL/HORT 2304Plant Biology3
BIOL 2504General Zoology3
BIOL 2604General Microbiology3
BIOL 2804Ecology3
NANO 1015
NANO 1016
Introduction to Nanoscience
and Introduction to Nanoscience
6
CSES 4644Land-based Systems for Waste Treatment3
ECON 4014Environmental Economics3
ENSC 3604Fundamentals of Environmental Science3
GEOS 3014Environmental Geosciences3
GEOS 3034Oceanography3
GEOS 3104Elementary Geophysics3
GEOS 3404Elements of Structural Geology3
GEOS/CSES 3614/ENSC 3114Soils (with lab)3
GEOS/GEOG 4084Modeling with Geographic Information Systems3
GEOS 4634Environmental Geochemistry3
GEOS 4804Groundwater Hydrology3
HNFE 3804Exercise Physiology3
PHYS 4574Nanotechnology3
PHYS 4714Introduction to Biophysics3
PPWS 21043
1

Life Science majors include all CALS and CNRE majors not listed in Physical Sciences, as well as the COS majors of Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Psychology, and Systems Biology.

2

Will not count towards the IES minor for students majoring in Chemistry, Geological Sciences, Mathematics, Physics or Statistics.

3

Physical Sciences include Chemistry, Economics, Environmental Sciences, Geosciences, Mathematics, Nanoscience, Neuroscience, Physics and Statistics and Sustainable Biomaterials.