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Engineering Course Descriptions
ENGR100 - INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING (2-4-4)
This course develops the skills needed during the students study of engineering. Topics include task/time management, effective use of notes, engineering research, oral and written communications, problem-solving techniques, ethics and professional responsibility and Institute resources. In the laboratory, students work in teams to complete a variety of engineering tasks. Day Course.
ENGR160 - INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING DESIGN (2-4-4)
This course is the first in a sequence of design courses introducing students to the fundamentals of engineering design and professional practice. Design problems are selected from various engineering disciplines. Students learn about the design cycle and the necessary steps to complete a successful project as a member of a team. Topics include problem identification, brainstorming, project planning, and design alternatives. Cost, safety and environmental issues are considered as well as ethical and professional responsibilities. Students present formal oral presentations and written reports of their designs. Prerequisite: MATH265 Engineering Mathematics; ENGL100 English 100. Day Course.