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ENG 177 SG - Sustainable Goods

Last offered Fall 2024

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

This course introduces students to sustainable consumption and production with a focus on consumer goods and fast fashion. Students will learn from campus experts and global companies in the consumer goods industry. In the second half of the class, students will practice their skills in intercultural communication, teamwork, and project management by collaborating with Brazilian students to pitch a potential solution to a company?s real problem.
Sustainable GoodsSG71581LCD11100 - 1150 W  2320 Digital Computer Laboratory Kimberly Powers