The 15-credit hour Developing Communities Concentration* introduces students to unique engineering challenges that span cultural, social, economic, political, and technical spheres. It is particularly important to thoughtfully consider both immediate issues (e.g. health, security, equity) and long term resilience. Thus, engineers must be trained to partner with community members and a diverse range of stakeholders to contribute in a meaningful way to sustainable development.
Course offerings change rapidly and most are offered intermittently. A total of 15 credits or more must be taken based on the following requirements. Additional pre-requisite courses may be needed for the courses below, but those courses will not count toward the concentration.
Below are the credit hours required for the Developing Communities Concentration:
Choose up to 4 Credits from the Following:
Choose 11 or More Credits from the Following:
*Concentration will be offered starting Fall 2019.
**Graduate level course- will need a petition to take as an undergraduate.
***Independent Study topic and instructor must be approved by your e+ advisor prior to taking the course. Some potential instructors are Mike Hannigan (MCEN), Evan Thomas (CEAE), Bernard Amadei (CEAE), and Karl Linden (CEAE).
Note: Some courses may have pre-requisites that do not count towards this concentration. Contact your advisor if you have any questions.
Note: The minimum grade requirement in all e+ concentration courses is a C.