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Course Description

Engineering 10A introduces students to the engineering profession. Topics will include an introduction to the various engineering disciplines; the role of engineers and engineering in society; the curriculum requirements for the various engineering disciplines at different four-year institutions; academic success strategies; personal and professional development techniques; an introduction to the engineering design process; an introduction to engineering problem-solving methodologies; engineering ethics; communication skills; and working as a member of a team. ADVISORY: English 250.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explore the engineering profession and compare and contrast the various disciplines.
  • Identify academic success strategies.
  • Identify personal goals.
  • Identify pathways for lifelong personal and professional development.
  • Develop good engineering design skills.
  • Develop team skills and communication skills.
  • Perform experiments and provide data analysis.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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