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ENG 177 SL1 - GFX Leadership 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

The course will focus on skills and attributes included in The Athena CORE10?, developed by the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College. The course will include guest speakers sharing their experiences as leaders while discussing topics such as vision, ambition, courage, entrepreneurial spirit, resilience, communication, leverage, collaboration, negotiation, advocacy, and emotional intelligence.
GFX Leadership ScholarsSL171595LCD11400 - 1450 T  206 Transportation Building Gretchen M Forman