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2016-2017 Catalog 
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EGR 120 - Introduction to Engineering Design

3 credit hours - Two hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory weekly; one term.
This course meets the Computing and Information Technology Competency Requirement.

Develop an understanding of the engineering profession and the engineering design process. Work individually and in teams to design, build and document projects. Includes engineering ethics, technical drawing, computer-aided drafting, spreadsheet tools for engineers, and an introduction to programming. Lab fee $30.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for MAT 191  and ENG 111  or ENG 115  or ENG 121  or permission of engineering department chair.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the major branches of engineering.
  •  Describe the roles of the engineering team.
  •  Describe the stages of the engineering process.
  • Perform as a member of an engineering design team.
  • Be familiar with the basic concepts of engineering mechanics and manufacturing.
  • Demonstrate the ability to create an engineering drawing using hand tools.
  •  Demonstrate the ability to create an engineering drawing using a computer-aided drafting program.
  •  Demonstrate the ability to create a document using a word processor.
  • Demonstrate the ability to create a spreadsheet using a computer.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write and run a computer program to solve an engineering problem.
  •  Be able to document and present the results of a technical project.
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 3 Information Literacy Core 5 Self Management Core 7 Quantitative Reasoning Core 8 Social and Civic Responsibility Core 10 Innovative and Critical Thinking