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ENG 177 GCH - Grand Challenges

Last offered Fall 2022

Official Description

Provides first-year students with opportunities to participate in interdisciplinary courses designed to help explore what is means to be an engineer and develop skills required in the engineering workplace, be it team dynamics, leadership skills, intercultural competency, or communication techniques. Students will explore topic areas offered as separate sections under the course heading. Each section uses a hands-on, interactive, discussion/team-based approach. The courses use active learning exercises in addition to reflections, readings, and project work. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate terms for a maximum of 4 hours.

Section Description

Together with your fellow students, you will learn about the National Academy of Engineering?s (NAE) ?Grand Challenges.? As you journey through this course, we hope that you will keep the following questions in mind: ?How can I learn deeply about a Grand Challenge???What can I learn to enable my personal contributions to a Grand Challenge? How might I contribute to a Grand Challenge?
TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Grand ChallengesGCH71608LCD11000 - 1050 F  1043 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Gretchen M Forman
Zachary Pearson Gold