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Engineering Science (ENGR) Courses

Lower Division

ENGR 100 ENERGY FOR SOCIETY (3-0-3)(F,S,SU)(FN). A basic understanding of energy and how it has been put to use is developed to promote a better understanding of our present technological society with its energy, environmental, social, and political problems. Alternative as well as conventional energy solutions are considered. This is a general interest course, having no prerequisite.

ENGR 100L ENERGY FOR SOCIETY LAB (0-3-1)(F,S,SU)(FN). An optional lab to accompany ENGR 100. COREQ: ENGR 100.

ENGR 101 SUSTAINABLE CITIES (3-0-3)(F/S/SU)(FN). An introduction to the science of ecological issues facing cities and community development. Including factors such as transportation, waste management, building performance, energy and water. PREREQ: MATH 108.

ENGR 115 IDAHO AEROSPACE SCHOLAR (2-0-2)(S). The Idaho Aerospace Scholars is a course offered through the Idaho Digital Learning Academy (IDLA), online for high school students. Students will explore and interact with the history and internal functions of NASA space exploration through online NASA research, virtual simulations, team design projects, and problem-solving activities. Students will explore STEM careers and interact with Idaho scientists, engineers, and other STEM professions.

ENGR 150 RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE SEMINAR: ENGINEERING (1-0-1)(F/S). First-year Engineering Residential College participants will explore aspects of success in engineering through a series of academic, community service, and team building activities. May be repeated for credit. PREREQ: PERM/INST.

ENGR 180 COMMUNICATION IN DESIGN THINKING (3-0-3)(F,S). Overview of communication as a field in context of critically analyzing human-centered problems and global challenges. Demonstrate ability to recognize opportunity and take initiative developing solutions by applying principles of human-centered design, emphasizing examination from societal, cultural, and ethical perspectives. Focus on effective communication and teamwork.

ENGR 205 TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION FOR CIVIL ENGINEERS (1-0-1)(F/S). Explore writing conventions for civil engineers using content from co-requisite laboratory course. Draft, revise, and edit civil engineering documents for specific audiences, focusing on effective textual and visual communication. Topics include analyzing audience needs, effective engineering style, communicating data, and creating technical graphics. PREREQ: ENGL 102. PRE/COREQ: CE 321 or CE 361.

ENGR 206 TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION FOR COMPUTER SYSTEMS ENGINEERS (1-0-1)(F/S). Explore writing conventions for computer systems engineers using content from co-requisite laboratory course. Draft, revise, and edit civil engineering documents for specific audiences, focusing on effective textual and visual communication. Topics include analyzing audience needs, effective engineering style, communicating data, and creating technical graphics. PREREQ: ENGL 102. COREQ: ECE 230L.

ENGR 207 TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION FOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS (1-0-1)(F/S). Explore writing conventions for electrical engineers using content from co-requisite laboratory course. Draft, revise, and edit electrical engineering documents for specific audiences, focusing on effective textual and visual communication. Topics include analyzing audience needs, effective engineering style, communicating data, and creating technical graphics. PREREQ: ENGL 102. COREQ: ECE 212L.

ENGR 210 ENGINEERING MECHANICS I (3-0-3)(F/S). Methods and procedures of engineering analysis. Principles of equilibrium applied to engineering systems using forces and moments. Two and three dimensional application of scalars and vectors. Isolation of appropriate subsystems using free-body diagrams. PREREQ: MATH 170 and PHYS 211.

ENGR 220 ENGINEERING MECHANICS II (3-0-3)(F/S). Apply appropriate governing equations to dynamical systems. Analyze  kinetic systems using concepts of force and acceleration, work and energy, and impulse and momentum. Apply appropriate constraints to analyze kinematic systems. PREREQ: MATH 175 and ENGR 210.

ENGR 240 ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS (3-0-3)(F/S). A concise overview of the basic concepts, methods, and tools employed in the broad field of electrical and electronic engineering. Provides a foundation for use throughout a career in engineering or science to understand, analyze, and improve systems that incorporate electronic circuits or electrical machinery/equipment. Basic circuit theory, analog and digital electronic components/circuits, communication circuits, power distribution circuits, and AC/DC machines. PREREQ: PHYS 211. COREQ: MATH 333.

ENGR 250 RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE SEMINAR: ENGINEERING (1-0-1)(F/S). Returning Engineering Residential College participants will explore aspects of success in engineering through a series of academic, community service, and team building activities. May be repeated for credit. PREREQ: PERM/INST.

ENGR 280 ENGINEERING DESIGN I (3-0-3)(F/S). Introduction to the engineering design process. Topics include: problem definition, identifying criteria for success, ethical issues, formulation of the detailed design, and teamwork. PREREQ: ENGR 180, and MATH 175.

Upper Division

ENGR 337 (CS 330)(ECE 337)(MATH 337)(ME 337) INTRODUCTION TO SECURITY IN CYBER-PHYSICAL SYSTEMS (3-0-3)(F). Overview of systems security: hardware, software, encryption, and physical security. Includes multiple modules: system security, physical issues in security, hardware and firmware security issues, industrial control, and all things connected to the internet. PREREQ: CS 117 or CS 121 or MATH 265, PHYS 211, and MATH 189 or MATH 360 or MATH 361.

ENGR 360 ENGINEERING ECONOMY (3-0-3)(S/SU). Economic analysis and comparison of engineering alternatives by annual-cost, present-worth, capitalized cost, and rate-of-return methods; income tax considerations. PREREQ: MATH 175.

ENGR 373 (NURS 373) GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (3-0-3)(S). A collaborative approach for addressing the global issues of poverty and inequity from the context of integrated health, business, education, and engineering systems. Requires an international, spring break service learning experience; acceptance into Study Abroad required. May be taken for credit for NURS or ENGR, but not both.

ENGR 375 MICROGRAVITY UNIVERSITY (1-0-1)(F/S). Application of science and engineering theory through proposal writing and design of experiments for microgravity flights on NASA aircraft. May be repeated for credit. (Pass/Fail.) PREREQ: PERM/INST.

ENGR 380 ENGINEERING DESIGN II (2-3-3)(F/S). The engineering design process applied to a variety of individual and team projects. Projects will incorporate the establishment of objectives and criteria, synthesis, analysis, construction, testing and evaluation. Realistic constraints, such as economic factors, safety, reliability, aesthetics, ethics and social impact are applied in the projects. Oral and written communication for engineering practice. PREREQ: ENGR 280, MATH 333.

ENGR 398 PERSPECTIVES ON ENGINEERING CAREERS (1-0-1)(S). Seminar series that highlights career opportunities for engineering majors. Guest speakers from throughout the region will present to the students. Focus on the importance of life-long learning in engineering careers. (Pass/Fail.)

ENGR 425 THE BUSINESS OF TECHNOLOGY (3-0-3)(F). Gives Engineering and Science graduates a deeper understanding of essential business concepts, a broadened business vocabulary, and greater confidence in communicating with hiring managers and business leaders. PREREQ: ENGR 180.

ENGR 460 MANUFACTURING PROCESS CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT (3-0-3)(S). Application of statistics in manufacturing to characterize variation, control processes and to improve quality using statistical process control approaches and design of experiments methodologies. Topics covered include control charts, process capability, gage R&R, analysis of variance, acceptance sampling, factorial designs, response surfaces and regression analysis. PREREQ: MATH 360 or MATH 361.

ENGR 475 MICROGRAVITY UNIVERSITY (1-0-1)(F/S). Application of science and engineering theory through proposal writing and design of experiments for microgravity flights on NASA aircraft. May be repeated for credit. (Pass/Fail.) PREREQ: PERM/INST.

ENGR 480 ENGINEERING DESIGN III (3-3-4)(F/S)(FF). The capstone design experience integrating engineering design, the design process, and project management to solve open-ended projects based upon customer and engineering requirements. Includes a series of project reports, formal presentations, and a written report. Professional skills, such as teamwork, leading effective meetings, safety, ethics, project management, and time management will be emphasized. PREREQ: ENGR 380 and senior standing.

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