Engineering Course Descriptions & Outlines

ENGR 1220 | Introduction to Engineering | Credits: 3

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This course helps students gain an understanding of the profession of engineering, the pathway to obtaining an engineering education, and being members of a learning community and a team of problem solvers. Students will also learn and utilize 3D graphical part modeling skills as a means of technical communication. Students will use knowledge gained in this course to improve their performance in their education and in determining their career choice.

ENGR 1232 | Engineering Design II | Credits: 3

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This course helps students gain insight to the vast set of personal, interpersonal, and professional topics required for success in their education and their profession through a series of seminars. This course will also continue student development in the engineering design process as members of a team. Students will continue the use of graphical communication by learning and utilizing assemblies, assembly drawings, and 2D models.

ENGR 2101 | Static Mechanics | Credits: 3

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This course focuses on statics of particles, equivalent systems of forces, rigid bodies, equilibrium of rigid bodies, centroids and centers of gravity, analysis of structures and friction. This is the first course in the mechanics sequence and includes open-ended design.

ENGR 2102 | Dynamics | Credits: 3

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This course focuses on the application of the principles of particle motion, conservation principles, dynamics of particle systems and plane rigid bodies and technical applications. This course is intended for engineering majors and includes open-ended design.

ENGR 2103 | Mechanics of Materials | Credits: 3

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This course focuses on the application of the principles of the mechanics of deformable bodies including the underlying concepts of stress and strain. The course further examines the relationships among loads on deformable bodies, the stresses and strains within those bodies and the deformations and stability of those bodies. This course is intended for engineering majors and includes open-ended design.

ENGR 2104 | Fluid Mechanics | Credits: 3

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This course covers fluid properties, fluid statics and dynamics, transport theory and analogies, conservation of mass, energy and momentum, dimensional analysis, boundary layer concepts, conduit flow, compressible fluid flow and open-channel flow. This course is intended for engineering majors and includes open-ended design.

ENGR 2105 | Thermodynamics | 

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This course covers basic thermal energy relationships, processes and cycles, the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, entropy and availability. This course is intended for engineering majors and includes open-ended design.

ENGR 2106 | Circuits I | Credits: 4

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This is the first course in electrical circuits for engineering majors. The foundations of electrical engineering are introduced. These concepts are used in developing the fundamentals of energy conversions, electronics and circuit theory. Lab work introduces methods of experimental circuit analysis and proper use of electrical laboratory equipment.

ENGR 2107 | Circuits II | Credits: 4

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This course examines linear electric circuits in steady-state and transient conditions, single and polyphase systems, transformers, filter design wave analysis and digital circuits. This course is intended for electrical and some mechanical engineering majors. Lab work focuses on experimental circuit analysis and proper use of lab equipment.

ENGR 2233 | Engineering Design III | Credits: 3

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This course helps students gain insight to the vast set of personal, interpersonal, and professional topics required for success in their education and their profession through a series of seminars. Course III focuses on aspects of personal wellness as related to being a professional and on CPR training. This course will also continue student's development in the engineering design process as members of a team, including working on project management skills. Students will also continue to develop their graphical communication skills.

ENGR 2243 | Engineering Design IV | Credits: 3

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This course helps students gain insight to the vast set of personal, interpersonal, ethical, and professional topics required for success in their education and their profession through a series of seminars. This course will also continue their development in the engineering design process, as members of a team, and in manufacturing techniques.