SRJC Course Outlines

11/18/2019 6:39:38 PMENGR 10 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ENGR 10Title:  INTRO ENGINEERING  
Full Title:  Introduction to the Engineering Profession
Last Reviewed:9/11/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled03 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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The course explores the branches of engineering, the functions of an engineer, and the industries in which engineers work. Explains the engineering education pathways and explores effective strategies for students to reach their full academic potential. Presents an introduction to the methods and tools of engineering problem solving and design including the interface of the engineer with society and engineering ethics. Develops communication skills pertinent to the engineering profession.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Eligibility for ENGL 100 OR Course Eligibility for ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The course explores the branches of engineering, the functions of an engineer, and the industries in which engineers work. Explains the engineering education pathways and explores effective strategies for students to reach their full academic potential. Presents an introduction to the methods and tools of engineering problem solving and design including the interface of the engineer with society and engineering ethics. Develops communication skills pertinent to the engineering profession.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Eligibility for ENGL 100 OR Course Eligibility for ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1989Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1989Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Apply a spectrum of resources and personal skills to develop opportunities and make
    decisions regarding their education and career.
2.  Demonstrate effective study skills and teamwork.
 

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During the course, the students will:
1. Describe the role of engineers in society and classify the different engineering branches, the
    functions of an engineer, and industries in which they work.
2. Identify and describe academic pathways to Bachelor's degrees.
3. Develop and apply effective strategies to succeed academically.
4. Explain engineering ethical principles and standards.
5. Demonstrate knowledge of effective practices for writing technical engineering documents
    and making oral presentations.
6. Analyze engineering problems using the engineering design process.
7. Demonstrate teamwork skills in working on an engineering design team.

Topics and Scope
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I. Role of Engineering, Science, and Technology in Society
II. Overview of the Engineering Profession
    A. Branches
    B. Functions
    C. Industries
    D. Careers
    E. Job outlook
III. Legal, Moral, and Ethical Issues in Engineering
IV. Engineering education
    A. Academic success strategies
    B. Curriculum and preparation for upper division coursework
    C. Pathways to and through university programs
V. Engineering Design
     A. Scientific foundations
     B. Creativity
     C. Problem-solving processes
VI. Engineering Communication
    A. Pictoral
    B. Oral
    C. Written
VII. Engineering Tools and Practices
    A. Graphing calculators
    B. Software tools
    C. Fabrication tools

Assignments:
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1. Readings from textbook, handouts, or online resources (5 to 10 pages per week)
2. Investigations and reports on engineering topics (6 to 10). Suggested report topics: a
    periodical or online article related to engineering, an engineering field or job function, a
    university engineering program, a local engineering company, a local engineer, how a
    product works or is made
3. Career and academic development documents (6 to 10). Suggested documents: weekly
    schedule, goals essay, education plan, guest speaker questions, resume, cover letter,
    interview questions
4. Engineering documents (2-4). Suggested documents: project specifications, process
    instructions, build plan, Gantt chart
5. Oral presentations (1 to 2)
6. Group design projects (1 to 3)
7. Final Exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 50%
Written Reports and Documents
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Group Projects
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 15%
Oral Presentations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 15%
Final Exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Engineering Your Future. 9th ed. Oakes, William and Leone, Les. Oxford University Press. 2016
Studying Engineering: A Roadmap to a Rewarding Career. 4th ed. Landis, Ray. Discovery Press. 2013 (classic)
Instructor Prepared Materials

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