NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2023  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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ES 1000 - Introduction to Engineering Professions

Introduction to Engineering through exploration of modern engineering challenges and professions. Professional topics include scope of engineering professions, globalization, diversity, professional ethics, design limitations and constraints, sustainability, environmental stewardship, and engineering economics. Through these topics students will solve engineering problems, develop computational skills and sharpen communication skills. Students work on a team design project, starting with problem definition and working towards concept designs using communication tools.

Credits: 1

Instructional Method Lecture/Lab

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of ES 1000 Introduction to Engineering Professions, the student will:

  1. Understand the role of engineers in society.
  2. Gain knowledge on basic terminology and concepts of engineering.
  3. Use professional resources to engage in independent learning and to address modern engineering challenges.
  4. Apply basic professional concepts to a modern engineering challenge.

Program Outcomes
Upon completion of ES 1000 Introduction to Engineering Professions, the student will:

PO#4 Apply relevant techniques, skills, and engineering tools to solve problems.

PO#5 Rationalize the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. 

PO#6 Demonstrate an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility by analyzing issues in professional ethics and explaining the importance of professional licensure.

PO#7 Deliver effective verbal, written, and graphical communications.

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