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CSE Curriculum Committee Agenda

Note: December 5 meeting is canceled

Next Meeting is 2:30 on Tuesday 2018-2-6 in 105Q Lind


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Attendance

Handouts:

The following will be available as hardcopy at the meeting:

Other Agenda Items

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Items Requiring Committee Action and Department Representative Presence

Course Title Changes Actions
HSCI 3246 History Of (Un)Natural Disasters HSCI 3246 -- Proposed New Course
FYI: cross listed GRAD version: HSCI 5246 -- Proposed New Course (not handled by this committee)
provisionally approved last meeting

Items for Approval without Objection

Course Title Changes Actions
CHEM 2912 Career Options for Chemists CHEM 2912 -- Proposed New Course completed
2017-10-12
CHEM 1904 Freshman seminar: My Other Car is a Bicycle CHEM 1904 -- Proposed New Course completed
2017-11-10
ESCI 5805 Practical Skills for Professional Geoscientists ESCI 5805 -- Proposed New Course completed
2017-11-13

Items For Information Only

Course Title Changes Actions
CHEM 1081 Chemistry for the Life Sciences I
Effective Term:
New:
1179 - Fall 2017
Old:
1169 - Fall 2016
Requirement this course fulfills:
New:
PHYS Physical Sciences
Old:
<No text provided>
completed
2017-09-28
CHEM 4101 Modern Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis
Effective Term:
New:
1183 - Spring 2018
Old:
1173 - Spring 2017
Catalog Description:
New:
Basic electronic, optical, computer technologies in design of chemical instrumentation. Advanced topics in spectroscopy (e.g., FT-nmr, FT-IR, atomic absorption/emission). Electrochemistry. Mass spectrometry. prereq: 2101, 2111
Old:
Basic electronic, optical, computer technologies in design of chemical instrumentation. Advanced topics in spectroscopy (e.g., FT-nmr, FT-IR, atomic absorption/emission). Electrochemistry. Mass spectrometry. prereq: 2101, 2111, 4501
completed
2017-09-28
CHEM 4111W Modern Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis Lab
Effective Term:
New:
1183 - Spring 2018
Old:
1173 - Spring 2017
Catalog Description:
New:
Instrumental techniques, including spectroscopic methods, electrochemical methods, and analysis based on separation. Use of computers in data collection and reduction. prereq: 4101 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed)
Old:
Instrumental techniques, including spectroscopic methods, electrochemical methods, and analysis based on separation. Use of computers in data collection and reduction.
completed
2017-09-28
IE 5080 Topics in Industrial Engineering add spring 2018 topic: Introduction to Network Science completed
2017-10-4
AEM 4371 Helicopter Aerodynamics inactive completed
2017-10-10
AEM 5495 Topics in Aerospace Systems inactive completed
2017-10-10
CSCI 5980 Special Topics in Computer Science Add spring 2018 topic: 3D Computer Vision
Add spring 2018 topic: Social Network Analysis
completed
2017-10-23
ME 3080 Topics in Mechanical Engineering :Add spring 2018 topic: Design for Life: Water in Tanzania completed
2017-10-27
HSCI 4060 Special Topics in History of Technology Add spring 2018 topic: (Un)Natural Disasters completed
2017-10-27
ME 3324 Introduction to Thermal Science
Effective Term:
New:
1179 - Fall 2017
Old:
1153 - Spring 2015
Catalog Description:
New:
Thermodynamics, heat transfer. Thermal properties of substances. First/second laws of thermodynamics. Steady/unsteady heat conduction. Thermal resistance concept. Convection heat transfer. Radiative heat transfer between solid surfaces. Boiling/condensation heat transfer. prereq: Chem 1061, Chem 1065, Math 2243 or Math 2373, Phys 1301, [CSE student]
Old:
Thermodynamics, heat transfer. Thermal properties of substances. First/second laws of thermodynamics. Steady/unsteady heat conduction. Thermal resistance concept. Convection heat transfer. Radiative heat transfer between solid surfaces. Boiling/condensation heat transfer. prereq: Chem 1021, Math 2243, Phys 1301, [CSE student or COAFES pre-BAE major]
Instructor Contact Hours:
New:
4.0 hours per week
Old:
5.0 hours per week
Enforced Prerequisites: (course-based or non-course-based):
New:
000021 - College of Science and Engineering student
Old:
000896 - CSE student or CFANS pre-BAE major
completed
2017-10-31
ME 3333 Heat Transfer
Effective Term:
New:
1179 - Fall 2017
Old:
1169 - Fall 2016
Enforced Prerequisites: (course-based or non-course-based):
New:
ME upper division student, ME 3332
Old:
000417 - ME upper division student
completed
2017-10-31
ME 4031W Basic Mechanical Measurements Laboratory
Effective Term:
New:
1179 - Fall 2017
Old:
1153 - Spring 2015
Catalog Description:
New:
Experimental methods, statistical estimates of experimental uncertainty, calibration, signal conditioning, selected transducers for mechanical measurements, data acquisition/processing. Temperature, pressure, humidity, stress-strain, force, velocity, flow/radiative properties. prereq: IE 3521, ME 3331, upper div ME
Old:
Experimental methods, statistical estimates of experimental uncertainty, calibration, signal conditioning, selected transducers for mechanical measurements, data acquisition/processing. Temperature, pressure, humidity, stress-strain, force, velocity, flow/radiative properties. prereq: IE 4521, upper div ME
completed
2017-10-31
ME 5286 Robotics
Effective Term:
New:
1183 - Spring 2018
Old:
1153 - Spring 2015
Catalog Description:
New:
The course deals with two major components: robot manipulators (more commonly known as the robot arm) and image processing. Lecture topics covered under robot manipulators include their forward and inverse kinematics, the mathematics of homogeneous transformations and coordinate frames, the Jacobian and velocity control, task programming, computational issues related to robot control, determining path trajectories, reaction forces, manipulator dynamics and control. Topics under computer vision include: image sensors, digitization, preprocessing, thresholding, edge detection, segmentation, feature extraction, and classification techniques. A weekly 2 hr. laboratory lasting for 8-9 weeks, will provide students with practical experience using and programming robots; students will work in pairs and perform a series of experiments using a collaborative robot. prereq: [3281 or equiv], [upper div ME or AEM or CSci or grad student]
Old:
Manipulator forward/inverse kinematics, homogeneous transformations, coordinate frames, Jacobian/velocity control, task primitives/programming, computational issues. Determining path trajectories. Reaction forces, manipulator dynamics/control. Vehicle kinematics, dynamics, and guidance. Lab project demonstrates concepts. prereq: [3281 or equiv], [upper div ME or AEM or CSci or grad student]
completed
2017-10-31
ME 5344 Thermodynamics of Fluid Flow With Applications
Effective Term:
New:
1179 - Fall 2017
Old:
1153 - Spring 2015
Catalog Description:
New:
Conservation of mass, momentum, energy. Relevant thermodynamic properties. Nozzles, diffusers, thrust producers, shocks. Fluid-wall frictional interactions. Wall heat transfer, internal heat release. Temperature recovery. Mass addition. Chemical thermodynamics/applications. prereq: ME 3333, CSE upper div or grad student
Old:
Conservation of mass, momentum, energy. Relevant thermodynamic properties. Nozzles, diffusers, thrust producers, shocks. Fluid-wall frictional interactions. Wall heat transfer, internal heat release. Temperature recovery. Mass addition. Chemical thermodynamics/applications. prereq: 3333, CSE upper div or grad student
CCE Catalog Description:
New:
false
Old:
Only include CCE Catalog Description in CCE Catalog. Conservation of mass, momentum, and energy for compressible gas flows. Relevant thermodynamic properties. Nozzles, diffusers, thrust producers, and shocks. Fluid-wall frictional interactions. Wall heat transfer and internal heat release. Temperature recovery. Mass addition. Chemical thermodynamics and applications.
Enforced Prerequisites: (course-based or non-course-based):
New:
003870 - ME 3333, CSE upper div or grad student
Old:
003869 - ME 3221, ME upper division or grad student
completed
2017-10-31
CHEM 1082 Chemistry for the Life Sciences II
Effective Term:
New:
1183 - Spring 2018
Old:
1173 - Spring 2017
Enforced Prerequisites: (course-based or non-course-based):
New:
CHEM 1081, CHEM 1065
Old:
009307 - Chem 1081, Chem 1065. &Chem 1086, CBS ugrd
completed
2017-10-31
ESCI 5980 Current Topics in Earth Sciences Add spring 2018 topics Geothermal Systems and Processes Seminar in Glaciology completed
2017-11-2
CSE 1411, 1413   Deactivate completed
2017-11-10
CSE 2096 Field Study; Internship, Industrial Assignment Deactivate completed
2017-11-13
CSE 1012 Project-based Inquiry
Add Consent Requirement:
New:
No required consent
Old:
Department
Enforced Prerequisites: (course-based or non-course-based):
New:
004538 - CSE 1001 & Freshman 2nd term
Old:
004252 - CSE 1001
completed
2017-11-17
CHEM 4223W Polymer Laboratory
Enforced Prerequisites: (course-based or non-course-based):
New:
000286 - Chem major
Old:
009935 - Chem major, Chem/ChEn/MatS 4221 and 4214 or &Chem/ChEn/MatS 4214
completed
2017-11-21
CHEM 1086 Chemistry for the Life Sciences II Laboratory
Effective Term:
New:
1183 - Spring 2018
Old:
1173 - Spring 2017
Enforced Prerequisites: (course-based or non-course-based):
New:
009307 - Chem 1081, Chem 1065
Old:
009306 - Chem 1081, Chem 1065. CBS ugrd
completed
2017-11-21
CEGE 4092H Honors Selected Reading deactivate completed
2017-11-21
CEGE 4561 Solids and Hazardous Wastes
Effective Term:
New:
1183 - Spring 2018
Old:
1179 - Fall 2017
Enforced Prerequisites: (course-based or non-course-based):
New:
CEGE 3501, upper division
Old:
010124 - CEGE 3501, Chem 1022, upper division CSE or grad
completed
2017-11-21
CEGE 1101 Orientation to Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering
Effective Term:
New:
1183 - Spring 2018
Old:
1179 - Fall 2017
Course Title Short:
New:
Introduction to CE, EnvE, GeoE
Old:
Orientation to CE, EnvE, GeoE
Course Title Long:
New:
Introduction to Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering
Old:
Orientation to Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering
completed
2017-11-21
CEGE 3501 Environmental Engineering
Effective Term:
New:
1183 - Spring 2018
Old:
1159 - Fall 2015
Course Title Short:
New:
Environmental Engineering
Old:
Env Engr
Course Title Long:
New:
Introduction to Environmental Engineering
Old:
Environmental Engineering
Catalog Description:
New:
A quantitative approach to environmental problems, including the development of mass and energy balances and the application of fundamental principles of environmental chemistry and microbiology.Meets the University of Minnesota?s liberal education environment theme through the incorporation of environmental function, problems, and solutions throughout the course. prereq: Chem 1062, Phys 1302, Math 1372 or equivalent
Old:
Introduction to environmental engineering. Quantitative approach to environmental problems. Scientific background for understanding roles of engineers and scientists. prereq: Chem 1022, Phys 1302
completed
2017-11-21
CEGE 4501 Hydrologic Design
Effective Term:
New:
1183 - Spring 2018
Old:
1179 - Fall 2017
Enforced Prerequisites: (course-based or non-course-based):
New:
CEGE 3502 concurrent allowed
Old:
010143 - CEGE 3502
completed
2017-11-21
CEGE 4401 Steel and Reinforced Concrete Design
Effective Term:
New:
1183 - Spring 2018
Old:
1179 - Fall 2017
Component 1:
New:
LEC
Old:
<No text provided>
Component 2:
New:
DIS
Old:
<No text provided>
Enforced Prerequisites: (course-based or non-course-based):
New:
CEGE 3401, upper division CEGE, CEGE 3402W concurrent allowed
Old:
010141 - CEGE 3401, CEGE 3402, upper division CSE
completed
2017-11-21
CHEN 5551 Renewable Energy deactivate completed
2017-11-21
IE 5112 Intro to Operations Research deactivate completed
2017-11-21
MATS 4511W Corrosion deactivate completed
2017-11-21
MATS 4512 Corrosion deactivate completed
2017-11-21
CSCI 3003 Introduction to Computing in Biology
Effective Term:
New:
1183 - Spring 2018
Old:
1153 - Spring 2015
Catalog Description:
New:
This course builds computational skills needed to carry out basic data analysis tasks common in modern biology. Students will learn computing concepts (algorithm development, data structures, complexity analysis) along with practical programming skills in Python and R. No previous programming knowledge assumed. Prereq: introductory biology course.
Old:
Emphasizes computing tasks common in biology. Programming techniques: variables, flow control, input/output, strings, pattern matching, arrays, hash tables, functions, subroutines. Concepts in computing: algorithms, complexity, documentation, regular expressions/grammars, local variables, encapsulation. Students complete lab projects in Perl language. prereq: 1002H or Biol 1002 or 1009H or Biol 1009 or equiv or instr consent
Course Typically Offered:
New:
Fall Odd Year
Old:
Every Spring
Course Equivalency:
New:
csci 3003 and csci 5465
Old:
No Course Equivelencies
completed
2017-11-21
CHEM 1082 Chemistry for the Life Sciences II
Enforced Prerequisites: (course-based or non-course-based):
New:
CHEM 1086
Old:
009307 - Chem 1081, Chem 1065
completed
2017-11-22
CHEM 2920 Special Topics in Chemistry add topic spring 2018: Career Options for Chemists completed
2017-11-22
CSE 1511 PLTW: Introduction to Engineering Design
Effective Term:
New:
1183 - Spring 2018
Old:
1173 - Spring 2017
Catalog Description:
New:
Students are introduced to the engineering design process, applying math, science, and engineering standards to identify and design solutions to a variety of real problems. They work both individually and in collaborative teams to develop and document design solutions using engineering notebooks and 3D modeling software.
Old:
History, career opportunities, portfolios, visualization, geometry, modeling, construction, analysis, and documentation. Part of Project Lead the Way curriculum.
completed
2017-11-28
CHEM 1082 Chemistry for the Life Sciences II
Catalog Description:
New:
The topics of acids, bases and equilibrium, kinetics, nucleophilic substitution and elimination reactions, free radicals, electrochemistry, and alkene addition reactions will be presented along with their application to biological systems. Intended to provide a strong chemistry background for students pursuing life science related majors or careers in life science related fields. Prereq: grade of a C- or better in CHEM 1081 (lecture) and CHEM 1065 (lab); concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 1086; registration for 1086 must precede registration for 1082
Old:
The topics of acids, bases and equilibrium, kinetics, nucleophilic substitution and elimination reactions, free radicals, electrochemistry, and alkene addition reactions will be presented along with their application to biological systems. Intended to provide a strong chemistry background for students pursuing life science related majors or careers in life science related fields. Prereq: grade of a C- or better in CHEM 1081 (lecture) and CHEM 1065 (lab).
Enforced Prerequisites: (course-based or non-course-based):
New:
concurrent enrollment in CHEM 1086 in same semester; &CHEM 1086
Old:
010218 - Chem 1086
completed
2017-11-28
ME 3080 Topics in Mechanical Engineering add spring 2018 topic: Design for Life: Water in Tanzania completed
2017-11-29
PLTW 1512 PLTW: Principles of Engineering
Effective Term:
New:
1183 - Spring 2018
Old:
1173 - Spring 2017
Catalog Description:
New:
Through problems that engage and challenge, students explore a broad range of engineering topics, including mechanisms, the strength of materials and structures, automation, and motion. Students develop skills in problem solving, research, and design while learning strategies for design process documentation, collaboration, and presentation.
Old:
Communication and documentation, design process, engineering systems, strength of materials, testing, reliability, statics and dynamics. Part of Project Lead the Way curriculum.
 

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