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LG 201 Systems Engineering and Analysis
Washington, Benita D.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.
CourseLG 201 Systems Engineering and Analysis HI
SemesterF2QQ2005
FacultyWashington, Benita D.
TitleAdjunct Faculty
Degrees/CertificatesMBS - Logistics
BS - Computer Information Systems
E-Mailbenita.washington@park.edu
benita.washington@hill.af.mil
Semester Dates24 Oct - 18 Dec 2005
Class Days--T-R--
Class Time4:30 - 7:15 PM
PrerequisitesMA 120
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Logistics Engineering and Management
Blanchard 6th Edition ISBN 0131429159

Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore


Course Description:
A study of the design, development, direction, management, and control of  the systems engineering process.  Emphasis is placed on the application of  quantitative and qualitative techniques to systems analysis, evaluation and  performance.  Prerequisite: MA120.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
In addition to an in-depth study from the textbook, this course will apply concepts of system design; quanitative and qualitative methods.  Students will learn from lectures, reading assignments, homework and group presentations.

Learning Outcomes:

The objectives of this course are to:
- Define logistics in general; describe the need for logistics in the context of the current international and global environment
- Explain the requirements for logistics from a system perspective and elements of logistics; emphasizing an integrated logistics approach with the need for considering logistics in the system design process
- Recognize the principles and concepts of reliability, maintainability, and availability and to discuss how these measures affect system performance and the accomplishment of its mission
- State common measures of effectiveness for the system as an entity and then identify some of the measures of logistics and show how they affect effectiveness

Course Assessment:
A mid-term, final exam, homework, group presentation and project

Grading:
Mid-Term - 25%
Final Exam - 25%
Homework - 20%
Group Project - 30%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late Material is not accepted

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, showing respect to the instructor as well as fellow classmates.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
25 October(T): Chapter 1
27 October(R): Chapter 2
1 November(T): Chapter 3
3 November(R): Quiz(Chapter 4)
8 November(T): Chapter 4
10 November(R): MID-TERM (Chapter 5)
15 November(T): Chapter 5
17 November(R): Chapter 6
22 November(T): Review and Analyze Group Project
24 November(R):  HOLIDAY
29 November(T):Chapter 7
1 December(R): Group Project Presentation and Paper
6 December(T): Group Project Presentation and Paper
8 December(R): Chapter 8
13 December(T): Chapter 9
15 December(R): FINAL

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89

Disability Guidelines:

Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page:
http://www.park.edu/disability
 
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