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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog
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ENGR 100 - Careers in Engineering

Credits: 2
Explores the functions of engineering and computer science, branches of the professions, educational requirements, and transfer institutions offering these programs. Includes an introduction to the competencies required for programming, problem solving, engineering design, and the planning of a program of study necessary to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or computer science.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Delineate the requirements for obtaining a computer science, engineering, or engineering technology from the various fields for engineering at the numerous schools of engineering and computer science.
  2. Distinguish between the functions performed by the various disciplines.
  3. Define the competencies required in engineering design and problem solving, and the relationship to the curriculum requirements.
  4. Demonstrate good communication skills through written assignments, oral presentation and critiques of guest lecturers.
  5. Plan effective strategies for management of a demanding course load.
  6. Effectively function responsibly in a teamwork environment.

Program Outcomes
  1. Provide detailed and accurate descriptions of various physical systems.
  2. Solve multi-step problems in physical analysis.
  3. Identify pertinent elements of physical systems and problems.
  4. Design meaningful experiments and clearly report their conclusions.
  5. Interpret scientific data including the results of experiments designed by others.
  6. Apply mathematical tools to the solution of complex problems.
  7. Use electronic and numerical instruments as tools for investigation and analysis.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.

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