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Engineering (ENGR)

ENGR 405 Project Management for Professionals (3) Covers the essential concepts and skills needed to make effective contributions on projects, on time and within budget.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: two years of work experience or fourth-semester standing or prior approval of instructor  

ENGR 407 Technology-Based Entrepreneurship (3) Technology innovation coupled with business planning and development.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: ECON 102 orECON 104  

ENGR 408 (US) Leadership Principles (2) An introduction to an exploration of theories and principles of leadership, supplemented by presentations given by industry and government leaders.
Effective: Spring 2006 Ending: Fall 2016
 

ENGR 408 (US) Leadership Principles (3) A project-based exploration of theories and principles of engineering leadership applicable to technical careers.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: 5th semester standing or program approval  

ENGR 409 (US) Leadership in Organizations (3) Development of leadership skills essential for engineers to guide colleagues or an organization in a productive direction.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

ENGR 411 Entrepreneurship Business Basics (3) Three critical entrepreneurship skills are covered for non-business majors: business finance, intellectual property, and marketing.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: three credits in economics or economics-related course  

ENGR 415 Technology Launch for Entrepreneurs (3) Development of a technology-based product or service that includes creative ideation, concept evaluation, market and sales analysis, prototyping, and manufacturing with potential for commercialization.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: ENGR 407 and eitherMGMT 215 orENGR 310 and 5th semester standing  

ENGR 421 Materials Properties Measurements II (4) Materials powder characterization, compaction and densification techniques, density measurements, micro structural evaluation, thermal and electrical properties of materials.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: ENGR 320, MATSE 201, MATSE 400  

ENGR 425 (IST 425, MGMT 425) New Venture Creation (3) Via problem-based learning, teams define new business ventures to meet current market needs, develop business plans, and present to investors.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: ECON 102 orECON 104 orECON 014;CAS 100  

ENGR 426 (IST 426, MGMT 426) Invention Commercialization (3) Working with Penn State inventions selected by the Intellectual Property Office, student teams define an optimum commercialization path each technology.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: ECON 102 orECON 104 orECON 014;CAS 100  

ENGR 450 Materials Design and Applications (3) Engineering design considerations for materials selection, organization of property trends of materials families, materials design strategies and property compatibility.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: ENGR 350, E MCH 407 orE MCH 461;ENGR 421  

ENGR 451 Social Entrepreneurship (3) Students develop business models and implementation strategies for social ventures in diverse world regions.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: 5th semester standing  

ENGR 455 Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship Reflection and Research Dissemination (3) This post-fieldwork course focuses on reflection on ethical issues and grassroots diplomacy challenges, and workshops on research dissemination.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: EDSGN 454  

ENGR 475 Space Systems Engineering Seminar (1) Seminar overviewing the systems engineerng approach as applied to practical space systems.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: 5th semester standing or higher  

ENGR 486 Business Opportunities in Engineering (2) Business principles, leadership and management strategies, accounting fundamentals, engineering and business ethics, creativity, and personal character as a formula for success.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: 5th semester standing or higher. This course is not open to Business students.  

ENGR 487 Business Opportunities in Engineering: The Business Plan (1) Essential elements, development, and presentation of the Business Plan from both an engineering and business point of view.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: or concurrent:ENGR 486  

ENGR 490W Senior Design I (1) Analysis of environmental impacts on a design, designing products for the global environment and discussion on engineering ethics and professionalism.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:ENGR 350, E MCH 407, E MCH 461 orM E 461  

ENGR 491W Senior Design II (3) Capstone of research projects from conception to prototype through industry sponsored collaboration on common technical interests between faculty and student.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: ENGR 490W  

ENGR 493 Individual Leadership Experience (1) Approved individual project or internship for students to practice the leadership skills developed in the Engineering Leadership Development Minor.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:ENGR 408  

ENGR 494 Research Project Courses (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 1994
 

ENGR 494H Research Project Courses (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

ENGR 495 Engineering Co-Op Work Experience III (1-3) A supervised work experience where the student is employed in an engineering position in industry or government. (To be offered only for SA/Un grading.)
Effective: Fall 1987
Prerequisite: ENGR 395  

ENGR 495A Engineering Cooperative Education (1-3 per semester/maximum of 3) A supervised work experience in research, industry or government relevant to a student's major.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: ENGR 395A orENGR 395I  

ENGR 495I (IL) Engineering International Cooperative Education (1-3 per semester/maximum of 3) A supervised work experience in research, industry or government relevant to a student's major.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: ENGR 395A orENGR 395I  

ENGR 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1993
 

ENGR 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1988
 

ENGR 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

ENGR 501 Engineering Leadership for Corporate Innovation (3) Traditional and contemporary leadership theory is analyzed to determine effective strategies for leading projects and innovation within an engineering context.
Effective: Summer 2016
 

ENGR 594 Master's Paper Research (1-3) Investigation of a specific engineering problem and development of a scholarly written report in partial fulfillment of requirements for a master's degree in engineering.
Effective: Fall 1985
 

ENGR 595 Engineering Internship (1-12) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction, including field experiences, practicums, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 2011
 

ENGR 595A Engineering Internship (1 per semester/maximum of 4) A supervised work experience in a professionally relevant position in research, industry, or government.
Effective: Spring 2005
 

ENGR 595I International Engineering Internship (0.5 per semester/maximum of 4) A supervised work experience in a professionally relevant position in research, industry, government or service sector.
Effective: Fall 2012
 

ENGR 596 Independent Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2011
 

ENGR 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Summer 1993
 

ENGR 598 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequenly; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Spring 2011
 

ENGR 599 Foreign Studies (1-2 per semester/maximum of 4) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

ENGR 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENGR 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Opportunity for supervised and graded experience for graduate students in the College of Engineering.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENGR 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ENGR 802 Engineering Across Cultures and Nations (3) Explores cultural differences and impact on business practices and team dynamics working on virtual project teams with global partner universities.
Effective: Summer 2016
 

ENGR 804 Engineering Product Innovation (3) Develop competencies for leading new product/process development or participating in corporate spin-outs using entrepreneurial skills within a corporation.
Effective: Summer 2016
 

ENGR 805 ELIM Capstone Project (3) This course applies and integrates knowledge and skills gained throughout the ELIM program on a culminating project within existing organizations.
Effective: Summer 2016
Prerequisite: ENGR 408, ENGR 411  

ENGR 888 Seminar for Engineering Teaching Assistants (1) Study of recently established knowledge and methodologies as applied to practice. Significant interaction among students and with instructor is expected.
Effective: Fall 2009
 

ENGR 897 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

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