ENGR 49: ENGINEERING PROFESSION
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||1 lecture per week (12 total per quarter)|
|Advisory:||UC will accept for transfer credit either ENGR 10 or ENGR 49, not both.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities
- Identify one's interest in a engineer field(s) via self analysis and career research.
The student will be able to:
A. understand the variety of career options with a degree in engineering.
B. understand the ethical issues prevalent in the engineering field.
C. understand the pathways to engineering career options.
D. practice professionalism in the classroom setting.
E. create a plan for pursuing an engineering career.
A. The differences between an engineer and a scientist or a technician.
B. Short term and long term career potential of engineers.
C. Discussions of the various engineering fields.
D. Legal and ethical responsibilities of an engineer.
E. Adjustments to college.
F. Selected engineering problems from actual case studies.
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Attending lectures and talks by guest speakers.
B. Participating in discussions and asking questions of guest speakers.
C. Writing an essay.
Method(s) of Instruction
B. Guest lecture
C. Class discussion
D. Question and answer sessions
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Moaveni, Saeed. Engineering Fundamentals: An Introduction to Engineering. 5th ed. Cengage Learning US, 2016.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
A. Reading assignments from text and outside sources.