Oct 23, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Course Numbers and Descriptions


 

Accounting

  
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    ACCT 2010 - Financial Accounting Principles


    3 credits

    This is a survey of uses of accounting information by investors and creditors for decision making. Emphasis is on basic accounting principles used to prepare, analyze, and interpret financial statements.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: GPA of 2.5 or higher

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019
  
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    ACCT 2020 - Managerial Accounting Principles


    3 credits

    Survey of uses of accounting information by managers for decision making, including planning, budgeting, and controlling operations. Emphasizes accumulation, analysis, and control of product and service costs.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 2010  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019
  
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    ACCT 3110 - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting I


    3 credits

    This is the study of accounting principles, theory, and practice relating to financial reporting of assets.

    Prerequisite/Restriction:

  
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    ACCT 3120 - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting II


    3 credits

    Study of accounting principles, theory, and practice relating to liabilities, equities, and other contemporary issues.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 3110 ; admittance to a USU major; cumulative GPA of 2.67 or higher; and completion of at least 40 credits

  
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    ACCT 3310 - Strategic Cost Management


    3 credits

    Contemporary theory and applications in the accumulation, analysis, and interpretation of accounting information for internal decision-making and control.

    Prerequisite/Restriction:

  
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    ACCT 3410 - Income Taxation I


    3 credits

    Emphasis on Federal income taxation of individuals. Introduction to tax research methods and taxation of corporations and partnerships.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admittance to a USU major; cumulative GPA of 2.67 or higher; and completion of at least 40 credits

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019
  
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    ACCT 4250 - Accounting Internship


    3 credits

    Provides accounting internship experience in a career-related position approved by the School of Accountancy.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admittance to a USU major; cumulative GPA of 2.67 or higher; and completion of at least 40 credits Instructor approval required

    Pass/Fail only
  
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    ACCT 4500 - Accounting Information Systems


    3 credits

    Theoretical concepts underlying the accounting system's computerized support of business processes. Topics include accounting systems development, controls, security, and audit.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 3110 ; admittance to a USU major; cumulative GPA of 2.67 or higher; and completion of at least 40 credits

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019
  
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    ACCT 4510 - Auditing Principles and Techniques


    3 credits

    Fundamental principles and techniques of auditing and reporting of audits presented in the context of the audit logic sequence. Integrative applications emphasizing audits of organizational resources, processes, and systems. Also addresses ethics, legal environment, auditing standards, and fraud.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 3110 ; admittance to a USU major; cumulative GPA of 2.67 or higher; and completion of at least 40 credits

  
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    ACCT 4700 - Seminar in Accounting


    3 credits

    Special topics in accounting, including workshops, readings, and pilot course offerings.

  
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    ACCT 4900 - Independent Research and Readings


    1-3 credits

    Selected reading and research individually assigned, handled, and directed. Problems of mutual interest to students and the instructor are investigated and reported.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Permission of department; admittance to a USU major; cumulative GPA of 2.67 or higher; and completion of at least 40 credits

    Repeatable for credit.


  
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    ACCT 4950 - Senior Honors Thesis/Project


    3 credits

    Creative project that will then be written up and presented as a Senior Thesis as required for an Honors Plan.

  
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    ACCT 6010 - Financial and Managerial Accounting


    3 credits

    Introduction to financial and managerial accounting at the graduate level.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admission to a Huntsman School of Business graduate program

  
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    ACCT 6100 - Financial Reporting and the SEC


    3 credits

    This course provides an overview of the SEC and its registration and periodic reporting requirements. It also provides a high-level overview of financial statements and financial statement analysis. Admission to the Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program is required.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admittance to Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program

  
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    ACCT 6101 - Advanced Strategic Cost Management


    3 credits

    This course involves an in-depth study of the concepts and techniques used in managerial decision making. Topics such as strategic analysis, capital budgeting, manufacturing accounting, management control systems, performance measurement, and quantitative techniques for planning and control will be discussed. Admission to the Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program is required.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admittance to Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program

  
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    ACCT 6102 - Research and Valuation


    3 credits

    This class reviews the professional accounting research process. The course also covers the basics of valuation. Admission to the Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program is required.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admittance to Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program

  
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    ACCT 6103 - Accounting Information and the Capital Markets


    3 credits

    This course discusses the intersection between accounting and the capital markets. Students learn about how markets incorporate accounting and other information. Admission to the Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program is required.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admittance to Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program

  
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    ACCT 6104 - Big Data and Systems Analytics for Financial Executives


    3 credits

    Students learn to apply advanced algorithms and data visualization techniques to uncover insights from a variety of high-volume data sources. Admission to the Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program is required.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admittance to Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program

  
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    ACCT 6105 - Taxes: Planning and Strategy


    3 credits

    Study of income taxation with a focus on issues that impact business decisions with tax planning opportunities and tax traps to avoid. Admission to the Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program is required.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admittance to Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program

  
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    ACCT 6106 - International Business, Finance, and Accounting


    3 credits

    The course provides an overview of prevailing theories and practices relating to international business, finance, and accounting. Admission to the Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program is required.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admittance to Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program

  
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    ACCT 6107 - Corporate Governance


    3 credits

    This course focuses on the role of corporate governance in helping ensure a successful execution of business objectives and strategy. Admission to the Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program is required.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admittance to Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program

  
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    ACCT 6108 - Leadership for Financial Executives


    3 credits

    This course introduces the principles of transformational and transactional leadership. It presents a framework for leading efforts toward achieving organizational objectives. Admission to the Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program is required.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admittance to Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program

  
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    ACCT 6109 - Financial Strategy


    3 credits

    This is an integrative capstone course for the EMAcc program and is designed to allow you to use the tools and techniques you have developed in your graduate program and in your professional experience. Admission to the Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program is required.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admittance to Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program

  
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    ACCT 6200 - Accounting for Complex and Multinational Businesses


    3 credits

    Study of accounting principles related to consolidations and multinational accounting. 

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 3120 

  
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    ACCT 6250 - Accounting Concepts, Research, and Cases


    3 credits

    Financial reporting concepts are examined and used to develop a general frame of reference to explain and predict appropriate accounting methodologies. Integration of practical research methodology with the resolution of financial reporting problems cases. 

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 3120 

  
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    ACCT 6300 - Advanced Accounting Internship


    3 credits

    Provides accounting internship experience in a career-related position approved by the School of Accountancy.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Instructor approval required

    Pass/Fail only
  
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    ACCT 6310 - Cost Management Systems to Support World-Class Operations


    3 credits

    Examination of appropriate cost management systems and performance measures to support decision making in world-class business operations. Cases, projects, simulations, and field studies to reinforce concepts.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 3310  

  
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    ACCT 6350 - Accounting for Management Decision Making


    3 credits

    Action-oriented case studies to demonstrate management accounting techniques to achieve profit goals and business strategies in a variety of organizations. International accounting and ethical issues are addressed.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 2010  and ACCT 2020 , or ACCT 6010 

  
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    ACCT 6400 - Income Taxation II


    3 credits

    Federal income taxation of partnerships, corporations, S-corporations, estates and trusts, and gifts.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 3410  

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019
  
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    ACCT 6410 - Tax Research and Procedures


    3 credits

    Tax research methodology, tax policy, and tax practice. Topic areas include tax research techniques, tax planning and communication, regulation and professional responsibilities with an introduction to multi-jurisdictional and international taxation.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 3410  and concurrent or prior enrollment in ACCT 6400 

     

  
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    ACCT 6420 - Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders


    3 credits

    Concepts and principles governing the taxation of corporations and shareholders including corporate formation, captial structure, distributions, liquidations, reorganizations, consolidated tax returns and taxation of international transactions.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 3410  and ACCT 6400 

  
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    ACCT 6440 - Taxation of Flow-Through Entities


    3 credits

    Advanced concepts and principles governing the taxation of partnerships and partners, s-corporations and shareholders with basic concepts in estates, trusts, and beneficiary taxation.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 3410  and ACCT 6400 

  
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    ACCT 6460 - Advanced Tax Topics


    3 credits

    Concepts and principles of transfer taxes, not-for-profit organizations, multinational taxation of individuals, and other tax topics.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 3410  and ACCT 6400 

  
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    ACCT 6500 - Advanced Accounting Information Systems


    3 credits

    Study of contemporary issues in accounting information systems, including emerging information technologies for supporting enterprise decision making.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 4500 

  
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    ACCT 6510 - Financial Auditing


    3 credits

    Application of generally accepted auditing standards to accounting systems. Some study of auditing theory and current issues, and an introduction to statistical auditing.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 4510 

  
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    ACCT 6540 - Fraud Examination and Forensic Accounting


    3 credits

    Study of forensic accounting. Topics covered include types of fraud, recognition of red flags, and fraud investigation techniques. Also includes practice with computer-aided fraud detection, interrogation techniques, and case studies.

  
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    ACCT 6560 - Business Law and Professional Responsibilities


    3 credits

    Examines the ethical and legal responsibilities of business professionals. Includes the application of law to business organizations, contracts, government regulation of business, and the uniform commercial code.

  
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    ACCT 6600 - Information Systems Auditing and Control


    3 credits

    Study of information systems auditing methodologies, including risk assessment, systems controls, and the use of computer-assisted audit techniques.

  
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    ACCT 6620 - Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation


    3 credits

    Students learn to analyze financial data, translate that information into forecasts of financial statements, and use valuation models to arrive at a fundamental values for a business. Includes discussions of trading strategies, market efficiency, and other issues in capital markets.  

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 3120 

  
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    ACCT 6700 - Advanced Accounting Topics


    3 credits

    Special topics include governmental accounting, international accounting, professional responsibilities, ethics, etiquette, and selected emerging and important financial reporting topics. 

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ACCT 3120 

  
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    ACCT 6800 - Accounting Communications and Professional Conduct


    3 credits

    Study of written and oral communication skills appropriate for the accounting profession. Covers interpersonal skills and professional conduct, including ethical conduct, in various business settings.

  
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    ACCT 6900 - Independent Reading and Research


    1-3 credits

    Independent work in accounting areas: theory, auditing, taxation, and other related areas.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Permission of department

    Repeatable for credit.
  
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    ACCT 6960 - Professional Paper


    1-3 credits

    A paper of professional quality prepared by the student. Designed to demonstrate the ability to complete a major business-related project and to effectively present the results.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Permission of department

  
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    ACCT 6990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement


    1-3 credits

    Continuing enrollment at the University required after completing coursework.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Permission of department

    Repeatable for credit.
    Pass/Fail only.

Accounting (USU Eastern)

  
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    ACTG 0010 - Introduction to QuickBooks


    30 contact hours

    This course will provide a basic understanding of this electronic accounting and bookkeeping program for business owners. Owners who take time to set up their business's books correctly from the start have a better chance of being successful.

    Campus: USU Eastern only

  
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    ACTG 0100 - QuickBooks Applications


    60 contact hours

    Learn abilities of industry utilized accounting software. Students will perform accounting functions including setting up a company, accounting for daily transactions, managing inventory, processing payroll, working with bank accounts, and preparing financial statements.

    Campus: USU Eastern only

  
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    ACTG 0200 - Core Concepts of Accounting


    60 contact hours

    This course will introduce you to some basic accounting principles, accounting concepts, and accounting terminology.

    Campus: USU Eastern only

  
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    ACTG 0798 - Special Problems


    1-360 contact hours

    Individual work approved by the department instructor. Time and membership hours to be arranged.

    Campus: USU Eastern only

  
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    ACTG 0799 - Special Problems


    1-360 contact hours

    Individual work approved by the department instructor. Time and membership hours to be arranged.

    Campus: USU Eastern only


Aerospace Studies

  
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    AS 1010 - Introduction to the Air Force Today


    1 credit

    Introduces the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. Air Force mission and organization, officership and professionalism, military customs and courtesies, officer opportunities, group leadership problems, and communication skills. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for cadets.

  
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    AS 1020 - Introduction to the Air Force Today


    1 credit

    Introduces the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. Air Force mission and organization, officership and professionalism, military customs and courtesies, officer opportunities, group leadership problems, and communication skills. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for cadets.

  
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    AS 1110 - Leadership Laboratory I


    1 credit

    Air Force customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, military commands, environment of the Air Force officer, and officer opportunities.

    Corequisite: AS 1010 .

    Pass/Fail only.
  
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    AS 1120 - Leadership Laboratory I


    1 credit

    Air Force customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, military commands, environment of the Air Force officer, and officer opportunities.

    Corequisite: AS 1020 .

    Pass/Fail only.
  
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    AS 2010 - The Evolution of US Aerospace Power


    1 credit

    Examines general aspects of air and space power through a historical perspective. Illustrates Air Force Core Values with historical examples and continues development of communications skills. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for cadets.

  
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    AS 2020 - The Evolution of US Aerospace Power


    1 credit

    Examines general aspects of air and space power through a historical perspective. Illustrates Air Force Core Values with historical examples and continues development of communications skills. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for cadets.

  
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    AS 2110 - Leadership Laboratory II


    1 credit

    Air Force customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, military commands, environment of the Air Force officer, and officer opportunities.

    Corequisite: AS 2010 .

    Pass/Fail only.
  
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    AS 2120 - Leadership Laboratory II


    1 credit

    Air Force customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, military commands, environment of the Air Force officer, and officer opportunities.

    Corequisite: AS 2020 .

    Pass/Fail only.
  
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    AS 3010 - Air Force Leadership and Management


    3 credits

    Presents advanced leadership and management skills. Cadets given opportunity to practice these leadership skills and management techniques in a supervised environment. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for cadets.

  
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    AS 3020 - Air Force Leadership and Management


    3 credits

    Presents advanced leadership and management skills. Cadets given opportunity to practice these leadership skills and management techniques in a supervised environment. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for cadets.

  
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    AS 3060 - Physical Fitness Training


    1-2 credits

    Early morning workout to build stamina. Organized to keep cadets in shape to pass the Physical Fitness Test (PFT). Team instructed.

    Repeatable for credit.
  
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    AS 3110 - Leadership Laboratory III


    1 credit

    Advanced leadership experiences to include the planning and controlling of cadet corps activities, and the preparation and presentation of briefings and other oral and written communications.

    Corequisite: AS 3010 .

    Pass/Fail only.
  
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    AS 3120 - Leadership Laboratory III


    1 credit

    Advanced leadership experiences to include the planning and controlling of cadet corps activities, and the preparation and presentation of briefings and other oral and written communications.

    Corequisite: AS 3020 .

    Pass/Fail only.
  
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    AS 3400 - Field Training (4 weeks)


    1-4 credits

    Students in the four-year program participate in four weeks of Field Training. Major areas of study include junior officer training, career orientation, survival training, base functions, Air Force environment, and physical training.

    Pass/Fail only.
  
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    AS 3500 - Field Training (5 Weeks)


    1-5 credits

    Students in the two-year program participate in five weeks of Field Training. Major areas of study include junior officer training, career orientation, survival training, base functions, Air Force environment, and physical training.

    Pass/Fail only.
  
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    AS 4010 - National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty


    3 credits

    Designed to give college seniors the foundation to understand military officer's role in American society. Overviews complex social and political issues facing the military profession. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for cadets.

  
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    AS 4020 - National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty


    3 credits

    Designed to give college seniors the foundation to understand military officer's role in American society. Overviews complex social and political issues facing the military profession. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for cadets.

  
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    AS 4110 - Leadership Laboratory IV


    1 credit

    Advanced leadership experiences to include the planning and controlling of cadet corps activities, and the preparation and presentation of briefings and other oral and written communications.

    Corequisite: AS 4010 .

    Pass/Fail only.
  
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    AS 4120 - Leadership Laboratory IV


    1 credit

    Advanced leadership experiences to include the planning and controlling of cadet corps activities, and the preparation and presentation of briefings and other oral and written communications.

    Corequisite: AS 4020 .

    Pass/Fail only.

Agricultural Systems Technology and Education

  
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    ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology


    3 credits

    Introduction to problem solving related to the areas of agricultural power and machinery, soil and water conservation, structures and animal environments, electrical circuits, and emerging technologies.

    Course Fee: $30.00
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019
  
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    ASTE 1120 - Forage and Harvest Equipment


    3 credits

    Fundamentals and principles in operations, adjustments, and maintenance of technologies utilized in agricultural forage and combine harvesting.

  
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    ASTE 1130 - Planting and Tillage Equipment


    3 credits

    Fundamentals and principles in operation, maintenance, and repair of planting and tillage equipment. Exploration of different systems and their applications.

  
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    ASTE 1610 - Agricultural Machinery Engines


    3 credits

    Fundamental principles and components utilized in the power production for agricultural machinery. Diesel engines, as power plants, will be overhauled using a systems approach.

    Course Fee: $33.00
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019
  
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    ASTE 1615 - Agricultural Machinery Engine Laboratory


    3 credits

    Gives students practical hands-on experience in engine diagnostics and repairs.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ASTE 1610  (may be taken concurrently)

  
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    ASTE 1620 - Agricultural Machinery Power Trains


    3 credits

    Fundamental principles and components utilized in agricultural machinery transmittal of power through drive trains. A systems approach to overhauling these components will be developed.

  
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    ASTE 1625 - Agricultural Machinery Power Trains Laboratory


    3 credits

    Gives students practical hands-on experience in power trains diagnostics and repairs.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ASTE 1620  (may be taken concurrently)

  
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    ASTE 1710 - Introduction to Agricultural Communication


    3 credits

    Overview of the history, importance to society, and role of mass communication in agriculture. Introduces students to the use of mass media in the agricultural industry.

  
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    ASTE 2200 - Electricity in Agricultural Systems


    3 credits

    Fundamentals of electricity (AC) as used on farms and ranches. Residential and commercial agricultural applications of the National Electric code. Electrical supply and service, distribution, proper grounding, and installation of components.

  
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    ASTE 2250 - Occupational Experience in Agriculture


    1-6 credits

    Supervised occupational experiences for technical vocational preparation.

    Pass/Fail only.
  
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    ASTE 2710 - Orientation to Agriculture Education


    2 credits

    Students examine the framework of agricultural education, with a special emphasis on the nature of the programs, career opportunities, and the qualifications and preparation requirements of future agricultural educators.

    Repeatable for credit.


  
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    ASTE 2830 - Agribusiness Sales and Marketing


    3 credits

    Basic principles of agribusiness sales and marketing. After completing a series of self-assessments relating to sales, learning, and personality preferences, students learn to complete each major step of the sales process.

    Course Fee: $5.00
  
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    ASTE 2900 - Food Matters: Ethics, Economics, and the Environment (BSS)


    BSS Breadth Social Sciences
    3 credits

    This course provides a broad overview of food systems as they relate to ethical, economic, and environmental issues. The complex challenges involved with feeding the world's population are discussed using popular "foodie" media and science-based research.

  
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    ASTE 2930 - Individualized Projects in Agriculture Mechanics


    1-3 credits

    Basic skill preparation for employment in agricultural industry.

    Repeatable for credit.


  
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    ASTE 3030 - Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture


    3 credits

    Selection of ferrous and nonferrous welding techniques in agricultural applications. Welding, cold- and hot-working metal in agricultural construction and maintenance.

    Course Fee: $100.00
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019
  
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    ASTE 3040 - Fabrication Practices in Agricultural Buildings (QI)


    QI Quantitative Intensive
    2 credits

    Selection and use of agricultural building materials, including concrete and masonry, lumber, plywood, finishes, and fasteners. Application of hand and power tools and procedures in agricultural construction.

  
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    ASTE 3050 - Technical and Professional Communication Principles (CI)


    CI Communications Intensive
    3 credits

    Technical communication principles and practices used in the workplace. Emphasizes technical writing of reports and correspondence using electronic information retrieval and presentation.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Fulfillment of Communications Literacy CL2 requirement

    Cross-listed as: JCOM 3050  

  
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    ASTE 3080 - Compact Power Units for Agricultural and Turfgrass Applications


    3 credits

    Operation and application of agricultural and turfgrass equipment powered by internal combustion engines having less than 40 horsepower.

    Course Fee: $55.00
  
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    ASTE 3090 - Graphic Communication in Agriculture


    3 credits

    Prepares students to be proficient in elements of design, graphic art production, photo editing, and image composition techniques used in agricultural communications and journalism fields.

    Cross-listed as: JCOM 3090  

  
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    ASTE 3100 - Personal and Team Leadership


    3 credits

    The study of leadership principles and theories, including, but not limited to: personal leadership development, individual strengths, characteristics of effective leaders, leadership styles, team leadership, servant leadership and leadership ethics. Team capstone project includes service in community.

    Course Fee: $5.00
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019
  
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    ASTE 3240 - Teaching in Laboratory Settings (CI)


    CI Communications Intensive
    3 credits

    Basic principles of teaching students in laboratory settings. Overview of major concepts, considerations, and practices used for developing and evaluating agriscience curricula.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ASTE 2710  Students should be admitted into the Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) prior to enrollment in this course

    Repeatable for credit.


    Course Fee: $28.00
    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019
  
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    ASTE 3300 - Clinical Experience I in Agricultural Education


    1 credit

    In-school clinical observation experience. Students involved in observing management and assisting in teaching. Designed to provide familiarity with agricultural education classroom.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admission into Teacher Education

    Pass/Fail only.
    Course Fee: $50.00
  
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    ASTE 3440 - Science, Technology, and Modern Society (DSC)


    DSC Depth Life and Physical Sciences
    3 credits

    Designed to challenge students from all academic majors to develop an understanding of the dynamic interaction between science, technology, and society. Explores responsibility of humans for directing the utilization of technology as a creative enterprise.

    Cross-listed as: TEE 3440 .

  
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    ASTE 3500 - Teaching Apprenticeship in Agricultural Education


    2 credits

    Each student serves as an apprentice to professional agricultural educator. Students complete competencies leading to early preparation for student teaching.

  
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    ASTE 3600 - Management of Agriculture Machinery Systems (QI)


    QI Quantitative Intensive
    3 credits

    Management principles for evaluation and selection of agricultural implements for performance, optimization, economics, environmental impact, and long-term sustainable agricultural practices.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: MATH 1050  or higher mathematics course; AP Calculus AB exam score of 3 or higher; or STAT 1040 , STAT 1045  or higher statistics course

  
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    ASTE 3620 - Managing the FFA and SAE Programs


    2 credits

    Introduction to basic concerns, understandings, and practices needed to effectively advise an FFA chapter. Students learn appropriate philosophies and skills for operation of a comprehensive supervised agricultural experience program.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admission to Secondary Teacher Education Program

  
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    ASTE 3670 - Agricultural Equipment Business Management, Marketing, and Communications


    3 credits

    Introduction to principles and operation of computer software systems related to marketing and management within the agricultural machinery business industry. Emphasis on business communication principles for effective transfer of information and problem resolution.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: MATH 1050  or higher mathematics course; AP Calculus AB exam score of 3 or higher; fulfillment of Communications Literacy CL1 requirement or instructor permission

  
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    ASTE 3710 - Agricultural Machinery Hydraulic Systems and Diagnosis


    3 credits

    Fundamental principles and components overhaul of hydraulic systems as applied in agricultural machinery. Exploration of techniques for diagnosing malfunctions and related failures with a systems approach.

  
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    ASTE 3720 - Agricultural DC Electrical Systems and Diagnosis


    3 credits

    Fundamental principles and components overhaul of DC electrical systems as applied in agricultural machinery. Exploration of techniques for diagnosing malfunctions and related failures with a systems approach.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ASTE 1620  or instructor permission

  
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    ASTE 3730 - Agricultural Machinery Auxiliary Systems and Diagnosis


    3 credits

    Application of theory, testing, diagnosis, and repairs of auxiliary systems, including air conditioning, fuel injection, analog, electronic monitoring, and GPS as utilized in agricultural equipment.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ASTE 3720  or instructor permission

  
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    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education


    1-6 credits

    Students conduct short-term investigation and/or literature analysis with critical review of contemporary issues in Agricultural Systems Technology. Formal contract with approved faculty. Activities culminate with a written report.

    Repeatable for credit.


  
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    ASTE 4100 - Agricultural Structures and Environment (QI)


    QI Quantitative Intensive
    3 credits

    Overview of agricultural structures and environmental considerations related to livestock, livestock waste management, and commodity storage. This USU class is a quantitative intensive (QI) course and as such will emphasize mathematical calculations related to wood and metal products, wood and metal construction, and various calculations related to constructing and maintaining agricultural structures. 

    Prerequisite/Restriction: MATH 1050  or higher mathematics course, or AP Calculus AB exam score of 3 or higher

    Course Fee: $35.00
 

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