Overview of the engineering field, the different disciplines, and opportunities. Success strategies for studying engineering. Repeatable one time. CR/NC only.
Topics include the engineering disciplines, the development of problem solving and technical communication skills, the design process and analysis methods using a team design project, and introduction to programming in Matlab for engineering applications. ENGR majors only. Freshman standing only.
Introduces modern tools for launching technology-based new ventures. Teams of students engage in term projects to learn design thinking, business model generation, product development, rapid prototyping, customer validation, and pitching to investors. ENGR and BUS majors only. Freshmen only. A-F only. (Spring only) (Cross-listed as BUS 102)
Team-based research project for freshman-level students. Project topic varies by instructor. Students are expected to continue working in this project as a sophomore (ENGR 296). Repeatable one time, up to six credits. A-F only. Pre: consent.
Exploration and application of basic leadership theories and processes which foster personal and interpersonal development via cognitive experiential classroom methods and mentoring relationships with experienced peer leaders. (Cross-listed as IS 250)
Team-based research project for sophomore-level students. Project topic varies by instructor. Students are expected to continue working in this project as a junior (ENGR 396). Sophomore standing or higher. Repeatable unlimited times. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Cross-listed as EE 296)
Introduction to career development as it pertains to engineering and business industry; client relations, networking, job skills, career assessment and direction. Repeatable one time. (Fall only)
Team-based research project for junior-level students. Project topic varies by instructor. Students are expected to continue working in this project as a senior. Repeatable unlimited times. Junior standing or higher. A-F only. Pre: 296 or consent. (Cross-listed as EE 396)
Introduction to engineering management of projects and its outcomes. Development of professional skills for the systematic formulation of problems and solutions to efficiently deduce project viability. Emphasis on collaborative teamwork and performance evaluations and improvements. Senior standing or higher. A-F only.
Supervised internship in engineering practice under professional and faculty direction. Repeatable one time. CR/NC only. Pre: junior standing in engineering and consent.