2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    May 29, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EG 101 - Introduction to Engineering

(3.00 cr.)

An introduction to engineering as a discipline and a profession. The processes of design, creative problem solving, and innovation to benefit society are studied using case studies, readings, discussions, teamwork, design contests, and student workbooks. Emphasis is given to the historical and societal contexts of engineering design and its impact on our society for computer, electrical, mechanical, and materials engineering. Skills necessary for success such as creativity, teamwork, and communication are developed. Introductions to the tools and requirements of the four engineering degree concentrations are provided. Open to majors and nonmajors. Engineering majors may substitute EG 495  and other courses as approved by the department chair. Fulfills the second natural science core requirement.

Sessions Typically Offered: Fall/Spring
Years Typically Offered: Annually

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