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CSTEM- 125 Gender and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (3.00 cr.)
Global Perspective
Repeatable: No
Issues surrounding women and men in STEM fields; representation of women in these fields, reasons for under-representation; global enthnic and historical perspectives.

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CSTEM- 149 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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CSTEM- 249 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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CSTEM- 349 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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CSTEM- 390 Technical Service Schools (0.50 - 6.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Some special-purpose technical courses offered by manufacturers are suitable for college credit. Guidelines: (1) Student makes all arrangements with manufacturer offering courses; (2) One credit is awarded for each full week (40 hours) of attendance; (3) Student enrolls and pays fees prior to taking course; (4) Approval of dean of school of industry and technology needed before enrolling for credit; (5) Graduate college approval required for students taking course for graduate credit.
Department consent

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CSTEM- 449 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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CSTEM- 590 Technical Service Schools (0.50 - 6.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Some special-purpose technical courses offered by manufacturers are suitable for college credit. Guidelines: (1) Student makes all arrangements with manufacturer offering courses; (2) One credit is awarded for each full week (40 hours) of attendance; (3) Student enrolls and pays fees prior to taking course; (4) Approval of dean of CTEM needed before enrolling for credit; (5) Graduate School approval required for students taking course for graduate credit.
Department consent

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CSTEM- 701 Lean Seminar I: Principles Of Lean Manufacturing (0.50 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Introduces a systematic approach to eliminating waste in manufacturing processes by use of the 5S approach to organization, reducing batch sizes, utilizing point of use storage, using pull systems, implementing cellular/flow, implementing quality at the source, and involving employees. Includes live simulations.

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CSTEM- 702 Lean Seminar Ii: Value Stream Mapping Manufacturing (0.50 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Value Stream Mapping (VSM) is a method to visually depict material and information flow through an industrial operation. Principles and techniques of the VSM process, mapping the current state of a sample company, applying Lean concepts to develop an improved future state, and identifying steps needed to achieve that state.

Prerequisite: take CSTEM-701

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CSTEM- 703 Lean Seminar Iii: Principles Of Cellular/Flow Manufacturing (0.50 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Use of Cellular/Flow Manufacturing in linking manual and machine operations into the most efficient combination of resources to maximize value added content, ensuring continuous product flows, and meeting customer demands, while minimizing waste.

Prerequisite: take CSTEM-701

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CSTEM- 704 Lean Seminar Iv: The 5S System (0.50 cr.)
Repeatable: No
USe of the principles of 5S system of manufacturing improvements (sort,set in order, shine, standardize, sustain) to develop a visual workplace that is organized, clean, and standardized and contains only what is required, enhancing the organization's communication and productivity.

Prerequisite: take CSTEM-701

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CSTEM- 705 Lean Seminar V: Quick Changeover/Setup Reduction (0.50 cr.)
Repeatable: No
The principles of the Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED) system, a four-step changeover improvement process, are used to present techniques of designing no-cost/low-cost solutions to dramatically reduce or eliminate changeover time.

Prerequisite: take CSTEM-701

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CSTEM- 706 Lean Seminar Vi: Total Productive Maintenance (0.50 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Use of the Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) system of maximizing manufacturing equipment productivity. Utilization of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) to determine effective capacity of equipment. Development of effective, preventive, and predictive maintenance tools to reduce machine downtime and achieve autonomous maintenance.

Prerequisite: take CSTEM-701

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CSTEM- 707 Lean Seminar Vii: Vsm/Project Planning (0.50 cr.)
Repeatable: No
The roles and expectations of a Value Stream Manager and the formation and leadership of a team to drive change in the organization. Individual project plans for Lean implementation projects are initiated.

Prerequisite: CSTEM-701, CSTEM-702, CSTEM-703, CSTEM-704, CSTEM-705, CSTEM-706

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CSTEM- 749 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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