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

ENGR 096 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 2011
 

ENGR 097 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: Summer 1998
 

ENGR 098 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2011
 

ENGR 099 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

ENGR 100S Introduction to Engineering (1) A seminar providing information about different engineering majors, coping with college life, and exploring educational and career goals.
Effective: Fall 1999
 

ENGR 110 (SCIED 110) Introduction to Engineering for Educators (3) This course focuses on physics content, engineering design principles, and elementary science education pedagogy.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

ENGR 111 (IL) Introduction to Cross-Cultural Communication for Engineers (1) Introduction to theoretical approaches and practical applications of intercultural communications for engineering students.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

ENGR 118 (GS;IL) Impact of Culture on Engineering in China (3) Study of engineering in the context of cultural, historical, societal, political, and environmental considerations to understand the relationship between Chinese culture and engineering projects and policies; brief introduction to the basic engineering principles underlying the engineering projects and their design.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: ENGR 111  

ENGR 194 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 2011
 

ENGR 195 Engineering Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 1985
 

ENGR 195A Engineering Internship (1 credit per semester/maximum of 4 credits) A supervised work experience in a professionally relevant position in research, industry or government.
Effective: Spring 2003
 

ENGR 195I (IL) Engineering International Internship (0.5- 1 per semester/maximum of 4) A supervised work experience in a professionally relevant position in research, industry, government or service sector.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

ENGR 196 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 2011
 

ENGR 197 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2009
 

ENGR 198 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2011
 

ENGR 199 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

ENGR 201 (GH) Structures and Society (3) Historical study of structures in the contexts of cultural, artistic, societal, and technological considerations; brief introduction to the scientific principles underlying their design.
Effective: Spring 2013
 

ENGR 294 Research Project Courses (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 1994
 

ENGR 295 Engineering Co-Op Work Experience I (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: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CHEM 110, CMPSC 122, MATH 140, MATH 141 orPHYS 211  

ENGR 295A Engineering Cooperative Education (1) A supervised work experience in research, industry or government relevant to a student's major.
Effective: Summer 2003
 

ENGR 295I (IL) Engineering International Cooperative Education (1) A supervised work experience in research, industry or government relevant to a student's major.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

ENGR 296 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 297 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: Summer 1985
 

ENGR 298 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2011
 

ENGR 299 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

ENGR 310 Entrepreneurial Leadership (3) This course develops leadership and entrepreneurial skills using collabora- tive, problem-based projects, with engineering and business students working in teams.
Effective: Summer 2002
 

ENGR 312 Sustainable Energy Entrepreneurship (3) Three interrelated modules guide students through technical, global/business, and entrepreneurial aspects of sustainable energy.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: EGEE 102, E B F 200  

ENGR 320 Materials Properties Measurement I (3) Measurement and experimental procedures determination of the mechanical properties of engineered materials under deflection, compression, tension, fracture and fatigue conditions.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: E MCH 213;ENGR 350, E MCH 407 Prerequisiste or concurrent:E MCH 461  

ENGR 320Y (GS;US;IL) Design for Global Society (3) An interdisciplinary study of the engineering design process and the influence of society and culture on design.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: ENGL 202  

ENGR 350 Computational Modeling Methods (3) Theoretical and hands-on experience of mathematical modeling in mechanical systems; 2D thermal stresses, beam elements, solid modeling and vibrations.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: E MCH 213;M E 300 orEME 301;CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 200  

ENGR 394 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 2011
 

ENGR 395 Engineering Co-Op Work Experience II (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 295  

ENGR 395A Engineering Cooperative Education (1-2 per semester) A supervised work experience in research, industry or government relevant to a student's major.
Effective: Summer 2003
Prerequisite: ENGR 295A orENGR 295I  

ENGR 395I (IL) Engineering International Cooperative Education (1-2 per semester) A supervised work experience in research, industry or government relevant to a student's major.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ENGR 295A orENGR 295I  

ENGR 396 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 2011
 

ENGR 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 2010
 

ENGR 398 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2011
 

ENGR 399 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

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
 

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