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 Course Title:   Engineering Orientation


 Department:    ENGR

 Course #:    100

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2017

 Course Description  

Introduction to the engineering disciplines and career paths. Specific topics include plans of study for an engineering major, academic study strategies for engineering courses, degree and transfer options, and engineering ethics.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify the various engineering disciplines.
  2. Develop a program of study for an engineering major.
  3. Identify potential career paths/opportunities for an engineering major.
  4. Articulate the role of ethics in engineering.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Introduction to Engineering and What Engineers Do
  2. Fields of Engineering
  3. Engineering Careers and Career Paths
  4. Plans of Study
  5. Study Strategies
  6. Engineering Ethics