Course Websites

ENG 177 SI1 - GFX Innovation Scholars

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

Innovation Scholars will learn about the important role of innovation and entrepreneurship in engineering. Students will learn about and develop their entrepreneurial mindset by identifying problems in the world around them, addressing them by creating value-driven innovations, and learning from and connecting with experts who have made an impact. Students will discover a variety of resources available on campus and participate in experiential opportunities to shadow innovators, attend innovation-focused events, and develop their own pathway to innovative impact.

Related Faculty

GFX Innovation ScholarsSI171612LCD11400 - 1450 R  2320 Digital Computer Laboratory  Keilin Jahnke