ENGR - Engineering (ENGR)

ENGR 101 Energy: Resources, Utilization and Importance to Society

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Introductory course about current and potential energy sources, the link between energy and wealth, and the consequences of action or inaction concerning energy and the environment.

ENGR 102 Engineering Lab I - Computation

Credits 2. 1 Lecture Hour. 3 Lab Hours.

Introduction to the design and development of computer applications for engineers; computation to enhance problem solving abilities; basic concepts of software design through the implementation and debugging of student-written programs; introduction to engineering majors, career exploration, engineering practice within realistic constraints, e.g. economic, environmental, ethical, health and safety, and sustainability; pathways to success in engineering.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MATH 151, or concurrent enrollment; admission to the college of engineering.

ENGR 111 Foundations of Engineering I

Credits 2. 1 Lecture Hour. 3 Lab Hours.

Introduction to the engineering profession, ethics, and disciplines; development of skills in teamwork, problem solving and design; other topics included, depending on the major, are: emphasis on computer applications and programming, visualization and CAD tools, introduction to electrical circuits, semiconductor devices, digital logic, communications and their application in systems; Newton's laws, unit conversions, statistics, computers, Excel; basic graphics skills; visualization and orthographic drawings.
Corequisite: MATH 150 or MATH 151; admission to the College of Engineering.

ENGR 112 Foundations of Engineering II

Credits 2. 1 Lecture Hour. 3 Lab Hours.

Continuation of ENGR 111. Topics include, depending on the major: emphasis on computer applications and programming and solids modeling using CAD tools or other software; fundamentals of engineering science; advanced graphic skills.
Prerequisite: ENGR 111; MATH 151 or concurrent enrollment; admission to the College of Engineering.

ENGR 181 Engineering Honors Seminar I

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Survey of interdisciplinary topics related to the professional practice of engineering; seminars with practicing professionals in industry and government. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
Prerequisites: Certificate in engineering honors membership; freshman or sophomore classification.

ENGR 216/PHYS 216 Experimental Physics and Engineering Lab II - Mechanics

Credits 2. 1 Lecture Hour. 3 Lab Hours.

Description and application of laws of physical motion to the solution of science and engineering problems; using sensing, control and actuation for experimental verification of physics concepts while solving engineering problems.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MATH 151 or MATH 171 or equivalent; grade of C or better in ENGR 102; grade of C or better and concurrent enrollment in PHYS 206.
Cross Listing: PHYS 216/ENGR 216.

ENGR 217/PHYS 217 Experimental Physics and Engineering Lab III - Electricity and Magnetism

Credits 2. 1 Lecture Hour. 3 Lab Hours.

Electromagnetism and electromechanical systems; use of sensing, control and actuation to demonstrate key physical relationships through the transducer relationships linking pressure, temperature and other physical stimuli to changes in electric and magnetic fields.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MATH 152 or MATH 172, or equivalent; grade of C or better in PHYS 206 or equivalent; grade of C or better in PHYS 216/ENGR 216 or ENGR 216/PHYS 216; grade of C or better and concurrent enrollment in PHYS 207.
Cross Listing: PHYS 217/ENGR 217.

ENGR 251 Creating a Self-Aware Leader

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Fundamentals of engineering leadership and business; organizational dynamics; self-awareness.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENGR 102, and ENGR 216/PHYS 216 or PHYS 216/ENGR 216; acceptance into the Zachry Leadership Program.

ENGR 260 Engineering Creativity

Credits 2. 2 Lecture Hours.

Designed to provide opportunities to gain knowledge and skills in the areas of creativity, innovation and design thinking through interdisciplinary team design projects and development of rough prototypes.
Prerequisites: ENGR 111 and ENGR 112, or concurrent enrollment.

ENGR 270 Engineering Projects in Community Service

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Project course using team approach to engage students in open-ended community service projects involving non-profit agencies; includes project management, understanding the complete design process, awareness of the customer in engineering design, and the ability to communicate effectively. May be taken six times for credit.
Prerequisites: ENGR 111 or approval of instructor; freshman or sophomore classification in an engineering major.

ENGR 281 Engineering Honors Mentoring and Team Building Seminar

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Engineering Honors Seminar II. Introduction to research and development in both university and industry settings. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
Prerequisites: Certificate in engineering honors membership; ENGR 181.

ENGR 285 Directed Studies

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Other Hours.

Special problems in any area of engineering.
Prerequisites: Freshman or sophomore classification; approval of department head.

ENGR 289 Special Topics in...

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Lecture Hours. 0 to 4 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of engineering. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

ENGR 291 Research

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in the college of engineering. May be taken four times for credit.
Prerequisites: Freshman or sophomore classification and approval of instructor.

ENGR 299 Mid-Curriculum Professional Development

Credits 0. 0 Other Hours.

Participation in an approved high-impact learning practice; reflection on professional outcomes from the National Society of Professional Engineers' Engineering Body of Knowledge; documentation and self-assessment of learning experience at mid-curriculum point.
Prerequisite: ITDE major.

ENGR 301 College of Engineering Study Abroad

Credits 0 to 18. 0 to 18 Other Hours.

For students in approved programs abroad. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisites: Admission to approved program; approval of study abroad coordinator.

ENGR 302

Credits 0.

ENGR 333 Project Management for Engineers

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Basic project management for engineering; project development and economic justification; estimating; scheduling; network methods; critical path analysis; earned value management; project organizational structures; project risk assessment; resource allocation; ethics; characteristics of project managers.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification in the College of Engineering or biological and agricultural engineering or approval of instructor.

ENGR 350 Leading for Impact in Engineering, Business and Society

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Fundamental leadership and business topics relevant to engineering and technical careers; business model development; business strategy; leadership theory; empathy.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENGR 251; acceptance into the Zachry Leadership Program; junior or senior classification or approval by instructor.

ENGR 351 The Role of Engineering and Business in Society

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Exploration of engineering and business contributions to society; political, cultural, societal and economic forces' impact on engineering; using creativity and imagination to solve engineering and societal challenges.
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Zachry Leadership Program; ENGR 350; junior or senior classification or approval by instructor.

ENGR 360 Engineering Entrepreneurial Mindsets

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Entrepreneurial comprehension and competencies; introduction to entrepreneurial pathways as an engineering career; lean startup principles; business model canvas as applied to engineering design projects.
Prerequisites: ENGR 111 and ENGR 112.

ENGR 380 Seminar Series in Engineering Project Management

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Presentations by practicing engineers and professionals addressing engineering project management process and practice; discussion forum to better understand the opportunities and challenges of engineering project management and the analytical tools and skills required to be successful. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
Prerequisites: ENGR 333 or approval of instructor; junior or senior classification in the College of Engineering or biological and agricultural engineering (BAEN).

ENGR 381 Engineering Honors Leadership and Project Management Seminar

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Engineering Honors Seminar III. Exploration of research and development opportunities; university and industry research; research commercialization. To be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
Prerequisite: Certificate in engineering honors membership; ENGR 281.

ENGR 385 Problems for Co-Op Students

Credits 1 to 3. 1 to 3 Other Hours.

Special problems in engineering for cooperative education students. Problems related to student's work assignment culminating in a research paper. Three hours may be used as technical elective, and one additional hour may be used as free elective. A total of 4 hours may be used toward graduation.
Prerequisite: Approval of department head.

ENGR 401 Interdisciplinary Design

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Instruction and practice in the following design process applied to an interdisciplinary design project: establish the customer need; determine requirements in terms of function (what) and performance (how well); develop alternative design concepts; perform trade-off studies among performance, cost and schedule; embodiment and detail design; iterate the above steps; major interdisciplinary design project.
Prerequisites: Senior classification and approval of instructor.

ENGR 402 Interdisciplinary Design II

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Product detail and design development process including case studies; may include project management, marketing considerations, manufacturing detailed design specifications; failure modes, applications of codes and standards, selection of design margins; product (component) development guidelines; intellectual property, product liability and ethical responsibility.
Prerequisites: ENGR 401; junior or senior classification.

ENGR 410 Global Engineering Design

Credits 0 to 3. 0 to 3 Lecture Hours.

Intercultural models and their application to engineering design in diverse, multinational and multidisciplinary settings; engineering design project working in international teams of students, faculty and industry experts; applying engineering skills to the project; includes the study and application of intercultural models, global enterprise fundamentals and remote collaboration technologies; required for the International Engineering Certificate.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ENGR 430 Fundamentals of Subsea Engineering

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Orientation to subsea engineering fundamentals, including SURF (Subsea, Umbilicals/Controls, Risers, Flowlines) equipment and configurations; exposure to practical, industry focused problems; subsea equipment components; design considerations and design drivers; subsea production operations; integrity critical maintenance activities.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification; enrolled in the College of Engineering or approval of instructor.

ENGR 450 Finding Your Leadership Qualities

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Exploration of personal leadership qualities and perspective; case studies in leadership in engineering enterprises; business etiquette and personal marketing.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENGR 351; acceptance into the Zachry Leadership Program; junior or senior classification or approval by instructor.

ENGR 451 Leading for a Lifetime: Continual Learning and Influence

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

The proposed change is to course name and number as well as including as a non-traditional course. This course includes a retreat prior to the start for the semester. The location for the retreat may vary from semester to semester.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENGR 450; acceptance into the Zachry Leadership Program; junior or senior classification or approval by instructor.

ENGR 461 Engineering Product Lean Launch

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Exercises in the creation of an engineering-centric business using lean startup principles; customer and market validation; value proposition creation; minimum viable product (MVP) development; customer value chain discovery; communication skill training; development of a business model canvas for a student-developed engineering product business idea.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification in the College of Engineering.

ENGR 462 Engineering Entrepreneurship Hour

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Designed to engage with successful technology entrepreneurs from across the nation; learn about the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and their strategies in launching and sustaining businesses on technology innovation; network with highly successful entrepreneurs and develop relations valuable to professional careers.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ENGR 470 Engineering Projects in Community Service

Credits 1 to 2. 1 to 2 Other Hours.

Project course using team approach to engage students in open-ended community service projects involving non-profit agencies; includes project management, understanding the complete design process, awareness of the customer in engineering design, and the ability to communicate effectively. May be taken six times for credit.
Prerequisites: ENGR 111 or approval of instructor; junior or senior classification in an engineering major.

ENGR 482/PHIL 482 Ethics and Engineering

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Development of techniques of moral analysis and their application to ethical problems encountered by engineers, such as professional employee rights and whistle blowing; environmental issues; ethical aspects of safety, risk and liability and conflicts of interest; emphasis on developing the capacity for independent ethical analysis of real and hypothetical cases.
Prerequisite: Junior classification.
Cross Listing: PHIL 482/ENGR 482.

ENGR 484 International Engineering Internship

Credits 0 to 6. 0 to 6 Lecture Hours.

International Engineering Internship.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification.

ENGR 485 Directed Studies

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Other Hours.

Directed individual study of problems in any area of engineering. May be taken 3 times for credit.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; approval of the college.

ENGR 489 Special Topics in...

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Lecture Hours. 0 to 6 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in an identified field of engineering. May be repeated for credit.

ENGR 491 Research

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in the College of Engineering. May be repeated 3 times for credit. Registration in multiple sections of this course is possible within a given semester provided that the per semester credit hour limit is not exceeded.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.