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ENG 177 SS1 - Global Sustainability-T&T

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

In this course, students will learn about issues related to sustainability and sustainable practices, both in engineering and in their personal lives.?A trip to Trinidad & Tobago will take place at the end of the course to interact with locals through service-learning projects initiated in class during the fall semester. The program will travel for 9 days in January 2025. Enrollment in this section does not include travel costs, which must be paid separately. Estimated travel costs are ~$5500 and include round-trip airfare, ground transportation, lodging, meals, international insurance, and in-country programming. This fee does not include personal miscellaneous expenses or the cost of a passport. Many scholarships are available.?
Global Sustainability-T&TSS171614LCD11000 - 1050 R  106B6 Engineering Hall Gretchen M Forman