ASEN-1000 (1) Introduction to Aerospace Engineering Sciences

Introduces aerospace history, curriculum, ethics, and the many areas of emphasis within aerospace engineering. Academic and industry speakers are invited to address various aerospace topics. Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 0-26 credits (Freshmen) Aerospace Engineering (ASEN) or Engineering Open Option majors only.

CHEN-1000 (3) Creative Technology

Lect. Introduces undergraduate arts and sciences students to the most recent concepts in technology and how these concepts impact all aspects of life, such as health, the health of the planet, and social structures. Engineering students should consult an advisor before registering for this course. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: natural science. Prerequisites: Restricted to non-Engineering majors only.

CSCI-1000 (1) Computer Science as a Field of Work and Study

Introduces curriculum, learning techniques, time management and career opportunities in Computer Science. Includes presentations from alumni and others with relevant educational and professional experience.

EVEN-1000 (1) Introduction to Environmental Engineering

Introduces students to environmental engineering as an academic major and a career. Covers air quality, aquatic ecology, chemical processing, energy, site remediation, and water resources and treatment. Includes reading and writing on the history of environmental engineering, major environmental issues, and professional ethics.

MCEN-1000 (1) Freshmen Seminar

Lect. and lab. Introduces facets of mechanical engineering including history of the profession, mechanical engineering curriculum, industries in which mechanical engineers practice, and expectations and tools for academic success. Students participate in hands-on experiences, visit industry, make oral presentations, meet faculty and practicing professionals, and develop goal statements. Restricted to students with 0-26 units (Freshmen) Mechanical Engineering majors only. Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 0-26 units (Freshmen) Mechanical Engineering majors only.

HUEN-1010 (3) Introduction to the Humanities

Explores a wide variety of challenging and interesting humanistic themes (love, responsibility, ambition, etc.) in many forms (fiction, philosophy, plays, poetry, art, music, etc.). In small discussion-based classes, emphasizes the writing, public speaking and critical thinking skills needed to excel as a professional engineer. Fulfills College of Engineering writing requirement for first-year freshmen only. Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 0-26 (Freshmen) College of Engineering majors only.

MCEN-1025 (4) Computer-Aided Design and Fabrication

Introduces engineering design graphics. Includes learning a contemporary computer-aided design (CAD) software application and relevant engineering graphics concepts, such as orthographic projection, sections, engineering drawing practices, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and an introduction to manufacturing methods. Entails a final design project using rapid prototyping. Restricted to MCEN majors. Prerequisites: Restricted to Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Physics majors only.

AREN-1027 (3) Engineering Drawing

Introduces engineering drawing including sections and dimensioning, print readings, and computer 3D modeling. Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 0-56 credits (Freshmen or Sophomore) Engineering Physics (EPEN), Architectural (AREN) or Civil (CVEN) Engineering majors only.

AREN-1037 (3) Building Information Modeling

Learn to develop and communicate physical information using three-dimensional graphical systems including Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Building Information Models (BIM). Learn to dimension and scale physical systems and interpret scaled drawings. Get experience with industry standard software tools (REVIT) used to produce design and construction documents, and apply BIM and CAD tools in a project producing scaled 3-D drawings.

ECEN-1100 (1) Freshman Seminar

Introduces students to areas of emphasis with the ECE department through seminars presented by faculty and outside speakers. Emphasizes career opportunities, professional ethics and practices, history of the profession, and resources for academic success. Several sessions promote team building and problem solving, and provide opportunities for freshmen to meet their classmates. Prerequisites: Restricted to College of Engineering majors only.

GEEN-1100 (3) Social Impact of Technology

Introduces undergraduate students to the social impact of technology and how technology impacts all aspectsof life, the health of planet Earth, and how people interact with each other. Fulfills Engineering social science requirements. Prerequisites: Restricted to College of Engineering majors only.

EHON-1151 (3) Critical Encounters

Explores critical, literary and philosophical approaches to the following related problems: 1) how we organize knowledge and construct meaning, and 2) how we locate a sense of self as both individuals and members of various groups amidst the resources and demands of competing interpretations, traditions challenges and circumstances. Prereq., honors standing or instructor consent required. Prerequisites: Restricted to College of Engineering majors only.

MCEN-1208 (1-4) Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering

Subject matter to be selected from topics of current interest. Credit to be arranged. Numbered MCEN 1208-1298. Prereq., instructor consent. Restricted to students with 0-26 units (Freshmen) Mechanical Engineering majors only. Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 0-26 units (Freshmen) Mechanical Engineering majors only.

CHEN-1211 (3) General Chemistry for Engineers

Lect. a one-semester course designed to meet the general chemistry requirement for engineering students. Topics include stoichiometry; thermodynamics; gases, liquids, and solids; equilibrium; acids and bases; bonding concepts; kinetics; reactions; and materials science. Examples and problems illustrate the application of chemistry to engineering subdisciplines. Restricted to students with one year of high school chemistry or CHEM 1001 or 1021 (min. grade C-); and high school algebra. Not recommended for students with grades below B- in CHEM 1001 or 1021. Credit not granted for this course and CHEM 1111, 1113/1114, 1251, or 1351. Prerequisites: Requires co-requisite course of CHEM 1221. Restricted to College of Engineering Majors only.

CSCI-1220 (4) Virtual Worlds: An Introduction to Computer Science

Introduces the fundamental principles of computer science using an on-line virtual world called Second Life as the "Laboratory" for the course. Students will learn how to program by creating objects of interest in Second Life. In-class and in-world discussions and readings will introduce the student to important ideas and concepts that shape the field of computer science. Same as ATLS 1220.

GEEN-1235 (4) Pre-Calculus for Engineers

Prepares students for the challenging content and pace of the calculus sequence required for all engineering majors. The course covers algebra, trigonometry and selected topics in analytical geometry. It prepares students for the calculus courses offered for engineering students. It requires students to engage in rigorous work sessions as they review topics that they must be comfortable with to pursue engineering course work. The course is structured to accustom students to the pace and culture of learning encountered in engineering math courses.

CSCI-1240 (3) The Computational World

Introduces and explores the "Computational style of thinking" and its influence in science, mathematics, engineering and the arts. The course does not focus on the nuts and bolts of any particular programming language, but rather on the way in which computing has affected human culture and thought in the past half century. Same as ATLS 1240.

CHEN-1300 (1) Introduction to Chemical Engineering

Meets for one lecture per week. Introduces chemical engineering emphasizing history of the profession, curriculum, chemical industry, and industrial chemistry. Includes industry visits, oral presentations, faculty and professional meetings,and development of a goals statement. Prerequisites: Restricted to Chemical (CHEN) Engineering or Chemical and Biological (CBEN) Engineering majors only.

CSCI-1300 (4) Computer Science 1: Programming

Teaches techniques for writing computer programs in higher level programming languages to solve problems of interest in a range of application domains.

GEEN-1300 (3) Introduction to Engineering Computing

Introduces the use of computers in engineering problem solving, including elementary numerical methods. Teaches programming fundamentals, including data and algorithm structure, and modular programming. Software vehicles include Excel/Vba and Matlab. Coreq., APPM 1350 or equivalent. Restricted to ENGR majors. Prerequisites: Restricted to College of Engineering majors only.

AREN-1316 (2) Introduction to Architectural Engineering

Surveys the broad subject of architectural engineering and professional practices. Includes professional design services, design documents, methods of construction delivery, materials for construction, codes and standards, life safety, professional ethics, structural systems, mechanical systems, electrical systems, and building systems integration. Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 0-56 (Freshmen or Sophomore) College of Engineering majors only.

CVEN-1317 (2) Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering

Surveys the broad subject of civil and environmental engineering and professional practice. Includes the subdisciplines of structures, water resources, geotechnics, transportation, environment, and construction. Discusses professional ethics, important skills for engineers, and the engineering design process as it fulfills multiple objectives.

GEEN-1350 (1) Calculus 1 Work Group

Provides problem-solving assistance to students enrolled in APPM 1350. Student groups work in collaborative learning environment. Student participation is essential. Grading under pass/fail option only. Coreq., APPM 1350.

GEEN-1360 (1) Calculus 2 Work Group

Provides problem solving assistance for students enrolled in APPM 1360. Conducted in a collaborative learning environment. Student work groups solve calculus problems with assistance of facilitator. Grading under pass/fail option only. Prereq., APPM 1350. Coreq., APPM 1360.

ASEN-1400 (3) Gateway to Space

Introduces the basics of atmosphere and space sciences, space exploration, spacecraft design, rocketry, and orbits. Students design, build, and launch a miniature satellite on a high altitude balloon. Explores the current research in space through lectures from industry. Formerly ASEN 2500. Same as ASTR 2500. Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 0-26 (Freshmen) College of Engineering majors only.