ENGR1500- Intro to Engineering Design
This course is an externally collaborative project based interdisciplinary design course, introducing students to the fundamentals of engineering design and professional practices. Students learn about the design cycle and the necessary steps to work on a successful design 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. Prerequisite: Enrollment in an engineering program.
(2) An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
(3) An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.