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Undergraduate Degree Programs

These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Engineering (ENGR)

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.

ENGR 490W Senior Design I (1)

Senior design I provides students with experience in solving engineering problems independently and/or working in groups on an open-ended design problems. Students refine skills in information gathering, analysis of market and technical considerations, critical thinking of project/design scope and effective communication of project/design objectives. This course builds on previous knowledge and applies it to a global consideration of design criteria to a specific projects provided by relevant faculty. The course is the first installment of a senior capstone program in which students start to understand the global aspects of the engineering design process with respect to individual/group projects. Students gain perspective on project selection and research expectations from faculty and gather the relevant technical knowledge required to initiate the project. Projects are appropriately scoped for undergraduate research and are faculty initiated sponsored by regionally based industry (similar to The Learning Factory Experience at UP). Faculty provides research opportunities and external industry collaborations to students for selection based on common interest.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:ENGR 350, E MCH 407, E MCH 461 orM E 461

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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