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    Louisiana Tech University
   
 
  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
University Catalog 2017-2018

Course Descriptions


Courses are numbered as follows: freshmen, 100-level; sophomores, 200-level; juniors, 300-level; seniors, 400-level; graduate students, 500- & 600-level. Certain 400-level courses may be taken by graduate students for graduate credit; in such cases, graduate students complete additional research assignments to bring the courses up to graduate level rigor. The letter G in parentheses, (G), appears at the end of those 400-level undergraduate course descriptions which are approved for graduate level work. When taught for graduate credit, those courses are taught by Graduate Faculty. Only students admitted to the Graduate School may enroll in 500- & 600-level courses.

No credit is allowed in any curriculum for any course with a catalog number beginning with zero (0) (e.g. ENGL 099 ).

The numerical listing after each course title gives the following information: the first number represents lab hours per week; the second digit represents the number of 75-minute lecture periods per week; the third digit represents the semester credit hours earned for successful completion of the course. A few courses will have a fourth digit in parentheses. This means the course may be repeated for credit and the fourth digit designates the total amount of semester hour credit that may be earned including repetition of the course. Typically, these courses are research-, performance-, or project-oriented and found in the 300-, 400-levels (undergraduate student) or 500-, 600-levels (graduate student).

Some courses require the student to complete a prerequisite course or to secure special permission from faculty prior to enrolling in the course. These prerequisites are listed immediately after the numerical semester credit hour designations. Each student is responsible for complying with prerequisite course work requirements and special instructions.

NOTES:

  1. Courses designated with an asterisk * mean this course will be accepted for General Education Requirement (GER) transfer credit. A course MAY or MAY NOT be accepted as equivalent to or substitute for a course in a specific discipline or major. Please check the Board of Regents web site at www.regents.state.la.us/ and the school you are transferring to for additional information.
  2. Courses with the designation (IER) meet the Board of Regents International Education Requirement.
  3. Students with a Freshman or Sophomore classification are not eligible to register for 400-level (Senior) courses without the written approval of the Academic Dean (or the Dean’s designated representative) of the college responsible for that specific subject and course)
  4. Course offerings for each term are made available prior to Early Registration via the BOSS website (“Available Course Sections”) and in .pdf format on the Registrars website (Quarterly Schedule of Classes-The Racing Form). Quarterly offerings are subject to change to accommodate the needs of students.

Louisiana Common Course Numbering (LCCN).

Louisiana uses a statewide common course numbersing system “…to facilitate program planning and the transfer of students and course credits between and among institutions.” Faculty representatives from all of the public colleges and universities worked to articulate common course content to be covered for each course included on the Board of Regents Master Course Articulation Matrix. Beginning with General Education Requirements (GER), this initiative will continue with an eye toward expansion throughout the entire Matrix.

Each course is identified by a 4-Alpha character “rubric” (i.e. prefix or department abbreviation) and a four-digit number. Each 4-Alpha rubric begins with “C” to signify that it is a state “Common” number, followed by a standard discipline abbreviation so that when they are included in campus catalogs and web sites, its meaning will be clear. For example, “CMAT” is the standardized LCCN abbreviation for Mathematics courses included in the Statewide Course Catalog. Another example would be “CENL” for English courses.

The 4-Alpha character rubric is followed by four digits, each with their own positional meaning. The first digit of the course number denoteds the academic level of the course (1 = freshman/1st year; 2 = sophomore/2nd year). The second and third digits establish course sequencing and/or distinguish the course from others of the same level, credit value, and rubric. The fourth digit denotes the credit value of the course in semester hours. For example, CMAT 1213 College Algebra (Common, Mathematics, Freshman/1st year, articulated standard sequence 21, 3 semester hours, College Algebra); CENL 1013 English Composition I (Common, English, Freshman/1st year, articulated standard sequence 01, 3 semester hours, English Composition I.

All rubric/number course identifiers correspond to course descriptiors listed in the Statewide Course Catalog, published by the Louisiana Board of Regents with direct faculty input.The Statewide Course Catalog will comprise the academic courses for which there is statewide agreement among discipline faculty representatives as to the minimum course content to be covered so that a student completing the course will be ready for the next course for which it is a prerequisite in a sequence or curriculum. Louisiana Tech University courses that are part of the Statewide Common Course Catalog can be readily identified by the [LCCN: AAAA####] at the end of the course description.

The Master Course Articulation Matrix, and the Louisiana Statewide Common Course Catalogue can be found on the Louisiana Board of Regents website (www.regents.doa.louisiana.gov under the Academic Affairs menu option.)

 

Other Courses

   •  ENGT 120: Engineering Technology Problem Solving I
   •  ENGT 121: Engineering Technology Problem Solving II
   •  ENGT 122: Engineering Technology Problem Solving III
   •  ENGT 221: Circuits for Engineering Technology
   •  ENGT 222: Thermodynamics for Engineering Technology
   •  ENGT 226: Circuits Lab for Engineering Technology
   •  ENGT 313: Fluid Mechanics for Engineering Technology
   •  ENGT 353: Heat Transfer for Engineering Technology
   •  ENGT 363: Dynamics and Mechanisms
   •  ENGT 472: Professionalism and Ethics for Engineering Technology
   •  ICET 422: Control Systems I
   •  ICET 423: Control Systems I Lab
   •  ICET 460: Control Systems II
   •  ICET 461: Control Systems II Lab
   •  ICET 470: Control Systems III
   •  ICET 471: Control Systems III Lab
   •  ICET 475: Capstone Design I
   •  ICET 476: Capstone Design II
   •  ICET 477: Capstone Design III
   •  ICET 486: Process Measurements Lab

Accounting

   •  ACCT 201: Principles of Financial Accounting
   •  ACCT 202: Principles of Managerial Accounting
   •  ACCT 303: Intermediate Accounting
   •  ACCT 304: Intermediate Accounting
   •  ACCT 305: Intermediate Accounting
   •  ACCT 307: Income Tax
   •  ACCT 308: Managerial Cost Accounting
   •  ACCT 401: Internship in Accounting I
   •  ACCT 402: Internship in Accounting II
   •  ACCT 406: Advanced Income Tax
   •  ACCT 412: Municipal and Government Accounting
   •  ACCT 413: Auditing
   •  ACCT 414: Advanced Accounting
   •  ACCT 433: Accounting Systems
   •  ACCT 439: Accounting Analytics
   •  ACCT 485: International Accounting
   •  ACCT 494: Foundations in Accounting
   •  ACCT 505: Accounting Analysis for Decision-Making
   •  ACCT 507: Contemporary Accounting Theory
   •  ACCT 508: Advanced Managerial Accounting
   •  ACCT 509: Advanced Income Tax
   •  ACCT 512: Municipal and Government Accounting
   •  ACCT 513: Advanced Auditing
   •  ACCT 514: Advanced Accounting
   •  ACCT 517: EDP Accounting
   •  ACCT 519: International Accounting
   •  ACCT 521: Cases and Problems in Income Taxes
   •  ACCT 542: Seminar in Professional Development
   •  ACCT 550: Directed Study in Accounting
   •  ACCT 601: Seminar in Teaching Effectiveness and Academic Preparation
   •  ACCT 602: Introduction to Accounting Research
   •  ACCT 603: Advanced Seminar in Research
   •  ACCT 604: Preparing Publishable Research
   •  ACCT 604A: Preparing Publishable Research
   •  ACCT 604B: Preparing Publishable Research
   •  ACCT 604C: Preparing Publishable Research
   •  ACCT 605: Managerial Accounting Research
   •  ACCT 607: Contemporary Accounting Theory
   •  ACCT 608: Advanced Managerial Accounting
   •  ACCT 610: Theory of Accounting Research
   •  ACCT 613: Advanced Auditing
   •  ACCT 615: Financial Accounting Research
   •  ACCT 617: EDP Accounting
   •  ACCT 619: International Accounting
   •  ACCT 620: Accounting Research Applications
   •  ACCT 621: Cases and Problems in Income Taxes
   •  ACCT 642: Seminar in Professional Development
   •  ACCT 650: Directed Study in Accounting
   •  ACCT 685: Comprehensive Exam in Accounting

Agricultural Business

   •  AGBU 220: Principles of Agricultural Economics
   •  AGBU 225: Special Problems in Agribusiness
   •  AGBU 225A: Spec Problems in Agri Business
   •  AGBU 225B: Spec Problems in Agri Business
   •  AGBU 225C: Spec Problems in Agri Business
   •  AGBU 230: Principles and Practices of Agricultural Marketing
   •  AGBU 310: Agricultural Policy
   •  AGBU 402: Farm and Agribusiness Management
   •  AGBU 425: Spec Problems in Agri Business
   •  AGBU 425A: Spec Problems in Agri Business
   •  AGBU 425B: Spec Problems in Agri Business
   •  AGBU 425C: Spec Problems in Agri Business
   •  AGBU 450: Natural Resource Economics
   •  AGBU 460: Agricultural Finance

Agricultural Education

   •  AGED 450: Advanced Agricultural Shop Methods and Safety
   •  AGED 460: Fundamentals of Agricultural Education

Agricultural Science

   •  AGSC 201: Microcomputer Applications
   •  AGSC 209: Small Engines
   •  AGSC 211: General Shop
   •  AGSC 301: Ethics in Agriculture and Natural Resources
   •  AGSC 320: Statistical Methods
   •  AGSC 411: Seminar
   •  AGSC 478: Cooperative Education Work Experience
   •  AGSC 478A: Cooperative Education Work Experience
   •  AGSC 478B: Cooperative Education Work Experience
   •  AGSC 478C: Cooperative Education Work Experience
   •  AGSC 478D: Cooperative Education Work Experience
   •  AGSC 478E: Cooperative Education Work Experience
   •  AGSC 478F: Cooperative Education Work Experience
   •  AGSC 478G: Cooperative Education Work Experience
   •  AGSC 478H: Cooperative Education Work Experience
 

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