EGR 101 - Introduction To Engineering

Course Description

This course is a general overview of the field of engineering. Emphasis is on curricula, categories of engineering and the role of the engineer. Required for all first-year students in the engineering program. Group 2 course.

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Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies

ENG 111

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Critical Thinking - Direct

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the role of engineers in society.
  • Explain the various branches of engineering.
  • Describe the role of ethics in engineering.
  • Build on an online profile specific to their career objectives.
  • Identify the skill requirements to be workforce ready.
Human Dimension:
  • Apply ethical and moral frameworks to case studies.
Caring-Civic Learning:
  • Contrast their own perspectives to moral decision making frameworks.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Relate technical specifications to decisions in ethics using case studies.