Engineering Essentials is a brand new course designed as a first-exposure experience to inspire students of all backgrounds to explore the breadth of engineering-related career opportunities. Throughout the course, students explore global engineering challenges and sustainability goals, the impact of engineering, and the variety of career paths available to them.
Engineering Essentials is geared toward a first-year engineering high school student.
By the end of the course, students will:
• Understand the various disciplines within the engineering field and how they apply to today’s world and future career opportunities. • Approach and solve problems in different ways including process solutions, mechanical solutions, electronic solutions, and infrastructure solutions. • Use a variety of industry tools such as geographical information system, computer-aided design, and electrical circuit simulation. • Build an engineering mindset and proficiency in key STEM-related career competencies including technical communication, collaboration, computational thinking, systems thinking, project management, and ethical reasoning.
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