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|ENGR 101 - Engineering Orientation|
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: 1. Demonstrate an appreciation and basic understanding of the history of engineering. 2. Demonstrate an understanding of how the innovations created by engineers of the past have affected today’s society and the environment. 3. Demonstrate an understanding of the various engineering fields, the required academic training, career options and flexibility, salaries. 4. Demonstrate an appreciation of challenges facing humans in the future and the role that engineers will play in addressing these challenges. 5. Demonstrate an understanding of the required elements of being a successful engineering student and exposure to these required elements. These include attitude, study habits, effective use of time, problem-solving methods, visualization, effective use of computers and handheld calculators, estimation and prediction methods, oral and written communication skills (including effective listening), ethics, honesty and legal issues. 6. Demonstrate exposure to fundamentals of engineering including units of measure and unit conversion, mathematics skills, statics, dynamics, thermodynamics, electricity, and economics.
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