Catalogue 2014 - 2015

ENGR 103 Introduction to Engineering


4 cr.


Freshman Engineering major

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce first-year engineering students to the engineering profession and its practices. The students complete various projects, including a major design project. Through these projects and other activities, the students learn about computer aided visualization, engineering analysis, sketching, critical thinking, ethical decision making, the design process, how to work in a team environment, problem formulation, design evaluation and selection, teamwork, oral presentation skills, and effective writing. Students are assessed through performance on projects, exams, quizzes, homework, written reports, and oral presentations.


This course is a prerequisite.