SOUP Courses

Summer 2017 Schedule

The SOUP Courses listing is still active. New course additions may be added or removed until registration begins March 27, 2017. Please note that all courses will be updated with 2017 syllabi.

Summer 2017 classes will begin Monday, May 15, 2017. Lectures will be streamed live and posted online the same day the class meets on campus. These courses operate on the same schedule as campus courses. There is no delay. All times of posted lectures, exams and assignments will be EST (Eastern Standard Time). Please make sure that you take into consideration the time difference.

APPH 3500 - Nutrition and Health (QUP) - CRN: 55926
Study of human nutrition as an applied science. Nutrition physiology: metabolism, energy, production, biochemical aspect, role of nutrients, weight control mechanisms and preventative nutrition in health management will be covered topics.
Instructor: Michele Lee Rosbruck
Session Dates: Early Session (May 15, 2017 – June 16, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: No Proctor Required
Anticipated Exam Schedule: Weekly exams
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COA 2242 - History of Art II (QUP) - CRN: 55288
A survey of artistic manifestations from primitive times to the present. First semester sequence, prehistoric through Renaissance; second semester Renaissance through contemporary art.
Instructor: Joyce Medina
Session Dates: Late Session (June 21, 2017 – July 26, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: A third-party online proctor service will be used for exams. Students are responsible for any fees associated with these services.
Anticipated Exam Schedule: Test 1: 6/25-26; Test 2: 7/2-5; Test 3: 7/16-17; Test 4- 7/23-34; Test 5: 7/30-31
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COE 2001 - Statics (QUP) - CRN: 56581
Elements of statics in two and three dimensions, free-body diagrams, distributed loads, centroids, and friction.
Instructor: Wayne Whiteman, Ph.D.
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: This course requires approved proctors and uses the Proctor Administration Tool (PAT). Students are required to nominate at least two individuals for approval; one primary and one secondary.
Anticipated Exam Schedule: Exam 1- June 14; Exam 2- July 12; Final Exam-July 28
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CS 1301 - Intro to Computing (QUP) - CRN: 56767
Introduction to computing principles and programming practices with an emphasis on the design, construction and implementation of problem solutions use of software tools.NOTE: No major restrictions.
Instructor: David Joyner
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: A third-party online proctor service will be used for exams. Students are responsible for any fees associated with these services.
Anticipated Exam Schedule: June 1, June 29, July 20 and July 28
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CS 4641 - Machine Learning (QUP) - CRN: 56159
Machine learning techniques and applications. Topics include foundational issues; inductive, analytical, numerical, and theoretical approaches; and real-world applications. 
Instructor: Charles Isbell, Ph.D.
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: TBD
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
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ECE 3025 - Electromagnetics (QUP) - CRN: 55965
To present the laws and applications of electromagnetics.
Instructor: William Hunt
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: TBD
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
ECE 3056 - Architecture, Concurrency, and Energy in Computation (QUP) - CRN: 56435
Basic organizational principles of the major components of computer processors: cores, memory hiercharchy, and the I/O subsystem. Implications for performance, concurrency, and energy. Credit not allowed for both ECE 3056 and ECE 3055.
Instructor: Vincent Mooney
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: This course requires approved proctors and uses the Proctor Administration Tool (PAT). Students are required to nominate at least two individuals for approval; one primary and one secondary.
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
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ECE 3077 - Probability/Statistics for ECE (QUP) - CRN: 55954
Introduction to probability, random variables, distributions, estimation, confidence intervals, linear regression and other tools for describing and managing uncertainty in electrical and computer engineering.
Instructor: Erik Verriest, Ph.D.
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: TBD
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
ECE 3600 - Computer Communications (QUP) - CRN: 55955
Basic concepts of computer communication network protocols.
Instructor: Yorai Wardi, Ph.D.
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: TBD
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
ECE 3710 - Circuits & Electronics (QUP) - CRN: 54909
An introduction to electric circuit elements and electronic devices and a study of circuits containing such devices.Both analog and digital systems are considered. 
Instructor: Joy Harris
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: TBD
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
ENGL 1102 - English Composition II (QUP) - CRN: 55291
This course asks students to develop communication strategies through the analysis of texts set in the Speculative and Science Fiction genres. In addition to traditional literary works, we will analyze film and interact with game environments, where the content directs us toward a broad understanding of how genre operates throughout a variety of media. We will also look at the formal structures of these texts in order to understand the elements by which they are designed. 
Instructor: Joshua Hussey
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: No Proctor Required
Anticipated Exam Schedule: No formal exams; Nearly daily quizzes; Final Exam - August 3
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HIST 2112 - United States since 1877 (QUP) - CRN: 54665
The social, political, and economic history of the United States since Reconstruction. Topics include American industrialization, two world wars, New Deal, and the Civil Rights movement.
Instructor: Doug Flamming
Session Dates: Early Session (May 15, 2017 – June 16, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: A third-party online proctor service will be used for exams. Students are responsible for any fees associated with these services.
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
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HTS 2041 - History of the Modern Middle East (QUP) - CRN: 56495
The transformation of the Middle East in the modern era and the relationship of the "East" and "West" in the contemporary world.
Instructor: Laura Bier
Session Dates: Late Session (June 21, 2017 – July 26, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: TBD
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
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HTS 3015 - History of the Vietnam War (QUP) - CRN: 54910
Diplomatic, military, and social aspects of America's war in Vietnam, including antiwar protests, the defense industry boom, and the war's enduring impact on American life.
Instructor: Doug Flamming
Session Dates: Early Session (May 15, 2017 – June 16, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: A third-party online proctor service will be used for exams. Students are responsible for any fees associated with these services.
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
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HTS 3089 - Science, Technology, & Sports (QUP) - CRN: 55257
This course examines what constitutes a "sport," debates on the role of social inequality in sports, and the intersection of science, technology and sport.
Instructor: Matthew Ventresca
Session Dates: Early Session (May 15, 2017 – June 16, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: No Proctor Required
Anticipated Exam Schedule: No formal exams for this course
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ID 2202 - History of Modern Industrial Design (QUP) - CRN: 55273
History and development of industrial design from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution to the present.
Instructor: Joyce Medina
Session Dates: Early Session (May 15, 2017 – June 16, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: A third-party online proctor service will be used for exams. Students are responsible for any fees associated with these services.
Anticipated Exam Schedule: Test 1: 5/21-22; Test 2: 5/28-30; Test 3: 6/4-5; Test 4: 6/11-12; Test 5: 6/18-19
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ID 3103 - Industrial Design Computing I (QUP) - CRN: 55832
Introduction to 2-D computer drawing systems.
Instructor: Tim Purdy
Session Dates: Early Session (May 15, 2017 – June 16, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: No Proctor Required
Anticipated Exam Schedule: No exams; weekly assignments and homework
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ID 3104 - Industrial Design Computing II (QUP) - CRN: 56590
Introduction to 3-D modeling systems.
Instructor: Tim Purdy
Session Dates: Early Session (May 15, 2017 – June 16, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: No Proctor Required
Anticipated Exam Schedule: No exams; weekly assignments and homework
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ID 4823 - Accessible ICT - CRN: 56613
This course is an introduction to accessible Information and Communication Technology (ICT). ID 4823 will expose students to barriers, global initiatives, and accessibility factors for designing inclusive ICT environments for people with disabilities, including cognitive, sensory and mobility. 
Instructor: Christopher Lee
Session Dates: Late Session (June 21, 2017 – July 26, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: A third-party online proctor service will be used for exams. Students are responsible for any fees associated with these services.
Anticipated Exam Schedule: Final exam
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LMC 3214 - Science Fiction (QUP) - CRN: 54859
Examines science fiction texts from the last 200 years to show how they reflect ambiguous reactions to change.
Instructor: Peter Fontaine
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: No Proctor Required
Anticipated Exam Schedule: No exams requiring delivery
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MATH 2551 - Multivariable Calculus (QUP) - CRN: 56545
Multivariable calculus: Linear approximation and Taylor's theorems, Lagrange multiples and constrained optimization, multiple integration and vector analysis including the theorems of Green, Gauss, and Stokes. Credit will not be awarded for both MATH 2551 and MATH 2401 or MATH 2411 or MATH 2561.
Instructor: Doron Lubinsky
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: TBD
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
MATH 2552 - Differential Equations (QUP) - CRN: 55772
Methods for obtaining numerical and analytic solutions of elementary differential equations. Applications are also discussed with an emphasis on modeling. Credit not awarded for both MATH 2552 and MATH 2403 or MATH 2413 or MATH 2562.
Instructor: Maryam Yashtini
, Instructor: Dr. Xu-Yan Chen, Ph.D.
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: TBD
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
MATH 3215 - Probability & Statistics (QUP) - CRN: 56546
This course is a problem-oriented introduction to the basic concepts of probability and statistics, providing a foundation for applications and further study.
Instructor: Federico Bonetto, Ph.D.
, Instructor: Christiane Houdre
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: TBD
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
MATH 3670 - Statistics and Applications (QUP) - CRN: 55962
Introduction to probability, probability distributions, point estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear regression and analysis of variance. Students cannot receive credit for both MATH 3670 and MATH 3770 or ISYE 3770 or CEE 3770.
Instructor: Federico Bonetto, Ph.D.
, Instructor: Christiane Houdre
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: TBD
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
ME 2202 - Dynamics of Rigid Bodies (QUP) - CRN: 56468
Kinematics and dynamics of particles and rigid bodies in one, two, and three dimensions. Work-energy and impulse-momentum concepts.
Instructor: Dr. Michael Leamy, Ph. D.
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: TBD
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
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ME 3322 - Thermodynamics (QUP) - CRN: 54546
Introduction to thermodynamics. Thermodynamic properties, energy and mass conservation, entropy and the second law. Second-law analysis of thermodynamic systems, gas cycles, vapor cycles.
Instructor: Peter Loutzenhiser, Ph.D.
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: This course requires approved proctors and uses the Proctor Administration Tool (PAT). Students are required to nominate at least two individuals for approval; one primary and one secondary.
Anticipated Exam Schedule: Exam 1- June 1; Exam 2- June 20; Exam 3- July 18; Final Exam- Aug 3
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ME 3340 - Fluid Mechanics (QUP) - CRN: 56490
The fundamentals of fluid mechanics. Topics include fluid statics; control-volume analysis; the Navier-Stokes equations; similitude; viscous, inviscid and turbulent flows; boundary layers.
Instructor: Jeffrey Streator
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: This course requires approved proctors and uses the Proctor Administration Tool (PAT). Students are required to nominate at least two individuals for approval; one primary and one secondary.
Anticipated Exam Schedule: Exam 1- June 13; Exam 2- July 13; Final Exam- July 27
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ME 3345 - Heat Transfer (QUP) - CRN: 56469
Introduction to the study of heat transfer, transport coefficients, steady state conduction, transient conduction, radiative heat transfer, and forced and natural convection.
Instructor: Peter Hesketh
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: This course requires approved proctors and uses the Proctor Administration Tool (PAT). Students are required to nominate at least two individuals for approval; one primary and one secondary.
Anticipated Exam Schedule: Exam 1- June 15; Exam 2- July 13; Final Exam-TBD
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PHYS 2211 - Intro Physics I (QUP) - CRN: 55351
A calculus-based course with a laboratory covering classical mechanics, applications of classical mechanics, oscillations, and waves. 
Instructor: Michael Schatz
, Instructor: Ed Greco
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: TBD
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
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PHYS 2212 - Intro Physics II (QUP) - * CANCELLED *
A calculus-based course with laboratory covering electromagnetism, applications of electromagnetism, light, and modern physics.
Instructor: Ed Greco
, Instructor: Michael Schatz
Session Dates: Full Session (May 15, 2017 – Aug. 5, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: This course requires approved proctors and uses the Proctor Administration Tool (PAT). Students are required to nominate at least two individuals for approval; one primary and one secondary.
Anticipated Exam Schedule: TBD
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SOC 1101 - Introduction to Sociology (QUP) - CRN: 54666
A study of basic social relations, including social structure and functions, analysis of social processes, the foundations of personality, and analysis of social organization.
Instructor: Bill Winders
Session Dates: Late Session (June 21, 2017 – July 26, 2017)
Proctor Requirements: A third-party online proctor service will be used for exams. Students are responsible for any fees associated with these services.
Anticipated Exam Schedule: June 28: Quiz 1, July 6: Quiz 2, July 12: Quiz 3, July 18: Quiz 4, July 25: Quiz 5, July 31: Final Exam
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