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Engineering Course Descriptions

 ENGR 101. Intro to Problem Solving I
(2 credit hours)
This course provides the skills needed for beginning engineering students to succeed academically and professionally.  This project-based course prepares students for an engineering career by providing opportunities to apply mathematics to solve engineering problems, acquire team working skills, practice written and verbal communication skills, enhance problem solving and design skills, and use a computer as a tool for analysis, design and communication. Prerequisites: MATH 121 or MATH 102 and Concurrent Enrollment in MATH 206.
 
ENGR 102. Intro to Problem Solving II
(3 credit hours)
This course is the second part of a two-course sequence that provides the skills needed for beginning engineering students to succeed academically and professionally.  The objective of this project-based course is to prepare students for an engineering career by providing opportunities to apply mathematics to solve engineering problems, to acquire teamwork skills, to practice written and verbal communication, and to use a computer as a tool for analysis, modeling, and design.  Students will learn to use MATLAB® for programming. Prerequisites: ENGR 101 and MATH 206 with C or better.
  
ENGR 241. Statics
(3 credit hours)
In this class, students apply the concept of force equilibrium to problems in engineering.  Topics covered are vector operations, couples and moments, resultants, centers of gravity and pressure, static friction, free-body diagrams, beam theory, trusses and frames. Prerequisites: MATH 206 and PHYS 231 with a grade of C or better for both Courses.
 
ENGR 243. Mechanics of Materials
(3 credit hours)
 This course examines both the theory and application of the fundamental principles of mechanics of materials.  Understanding of the mechanics of materials comes from examining the physical behavior of materials under load, formulating a physical explanation for this behavior; and mathematically modeling the behavior.  The ultimate goal is a comprehensive theory of mechanical behavior under load. Prerequisites:  ENGR 241 and MATH 207 with a grade of C or better.
 
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