ENGR 100 - Orientation to Engineering Careers
An exploration of the wide range of careers possible in engineering. The educational requirements for both four-year engineering programs and two-year engineering technology programs will be discussed. Students will examine the aptitudes, interests and student skills necessary for success in engineering. Designed for students in the Drafting and Design Technology and the Associate of Science in Engineering (AS-ENGR) programs or any students interested in engineering, drafting, technology or related field regardless of major.
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Designed to Serve This class is designed for students in the Drafting Design (AAS) program and the Associate of Science in Engineering (AS-Eng) program or any students interested in engineering, drafting, technology or related field regardless of major.
Active Date 20210311T08:50:05
Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 35
Contact Hours: Lecture 22
Total Contact Hours 22
Restricted Elective Yes
- Introduction to engineering careers and disciplines.
- Introduction of students to each other.
- 2-year pathway to a 4-year engineering degree.
- Introduction to financial aid.
- Discussion focusing on success in mathematics.
- Hands-on engineering challenges.
- Guest Speakers: 4-year institutions.
- Guest Speakers: Industry.
- Success in mathematics.
- Belonging to engineering organization.
- Writing a personal statement.
- Scheduling and time management.
- Developing a student advising plan.
Book:Studying Engineering 3rd Ed., Ray Landis
Student Learning Outcomes
Develop an academic advising plan for transfer to a four year program.
Construct a weekly schedule that exhibits effective time management.
Students will recognize the different aspects of the 2-year pathway to a 4-year engineering degree.
Students will recognize the difference between engineering disciplines.
Students will write an effective personal statement for transfer to a four year program.
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