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LG 201 Systems Engineering and Analysis
Brown, Forrest S.


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CourseLG 201 Systems Engineering and Analysis
SemesterS1QQ2005
FacultyBrown, Forrest S.
TitleAdjunct Faculty
Degrees/CertificatesBSEET - Devry Institute of Technology (1984)
MBA - University of Phoenix (1994)
Daytime Phone801-777-9397
Other Phone801-745-0501
E-Mailforrest.brown@park.edu
Semester DatesJanuary 10, 2005 - March 6, 2005
Class Days-----F-
Class Time4:30 - 9:30 PM
PerquisitesMA 120
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Syatems Engineering and Analysis, 3rd edition, Benjamin S. Blanchard and Walter J. Fabrycky

Textbooks can be purchased though 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.  Pre-requisite: MA120.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
In addition to an in-depth study of the topics from the textbook, this course looks at the lives and contributions of great engineers who have given us great and marvelous inventions.  Students will learn from class room lectures, reading the textbook, homework questions, presenting reports and from preparing for exams.

Learning Outcomes:
The main learning objective is to gain a thorough understanding of what systems engineering is and how it can be applied.  At the end of the course students should be able to conceptualize various engineering systems and evaluate them in order to make them function better.

Course Assessment:
A mid-term and final exam will be given along with weekly homework questions and weekly reports on the contributions of great engineers.

Grading:
Mid-term - 25%
Final - 25%
Homework - 25%
Reports - 25%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
No material will be accepted late.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are expected to give appropriate respect to the instructor and other students.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
January 14 - Chapters 1-3
January 21 - Chapters 4-6
January 28 - Chapters 7-9
February 4 - Mid-term (Chapters 1-9)
February 11 - Chapters 10-12
February 18 - Chapters 13-15
February 25 - Chapters 16-18
March 4 - Fianl (Chapters 10-18)

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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101

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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101

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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100


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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