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GENERAL ENGINEERING (ENGR)

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ENGR 111 Engineering the Future. 1 hour.

An introduction to the discipline of engineering and what the future of the field will involve. Focus is on developing and understanding of the discipline, the contributions that the discipline will make to society in the future, and career opportunities for students in the field.

ENGR 131 Engineering Concepts and Design I. 1 hour.
Prerequisite: MATH 112 (with concurrency)

Introductory course for students in all engineering disciplines that provide the basic skills required for engineering with an emphasis on problem solving, teaming, oral and written technical communication, and the design project.

ENGR 141 Engineering Concepts and Design II. 1 hour.
Prerequisite: ENGR 131

A second course for students in all engineering disciplines that reinforces the basic skills required for engineering with an emphasis on design, problem solving, teaming, and technical communication.

ENGR 151 Fundamental Engineering Graphics. 1 hour.
Prerequisite: MATH 112

An introduction to the fundamental principles of graphic and visual communication. Focus is on the ability to use sketching as an effective communication tool within the field of engineering.

ENGR 161 Small-scale Engineering Graphics. 1 hour.
Prerequisite: ENGR 151

Use of a commercial software package to produce three-dimensional representations of mechanical devices. Two-dimensional representations of multiviews, sections, and auxiliaries will be generated.

ENGR 171 Large-scale Engineering Graphics. 1 hour.
Prerequisite: ENGR 151

Use of a commercial software package to produce engineering drawings such as multiviews, sections and auxiliaries, isometric and oblique pictorials, dimensional drawings, as well as simple topographical and property drawings, with an emphasis on large-scale applications.

GES 255 Engineering Statistics I. 3 hours.
Prerequisite: MATH 126.

Probability and basic statistical concepts; random variables; discrete and continuous distributions; sampling distributions; inferences concerning means; simple regression and correlation. Experiments demonstrating probabilistic and statistical concepts are conducted.

GES 257 Engineering Statistics II. 3 hours.
Prerequisite: GES 255.

Hypothesis testing, multiple regression and correlation analysis; analysis of variance; applications in quality assurance and reliability. Experiments demonstrating the use of statistical methods are conducted.

GES 400 Engineering Statistics. 3 hours.
Prerequisite: MATH 126.

Not open to students with credit for GES 255. Not available for MSIE degree credit. Probability and basic statistical concepts. Discrete and continuous distributions; the central limit theorem; sampling distributions; point and interval estimation; hypothesis testing; regression and correlation analysis; analysis of variance.

GES 401 Operations Research. 3 hours.
Prerequisite: MATH 126
Corequisite: GES 255 or GES 400/GES 500.

Not open to students with credit for IE 363. Not available for MSIE degree credit. Model construction, linear programming, network models, dynamic models, stochastic models, queuing theory, and decision theory.

GES 418 Engineering Management. 3 hours.
Prerequisite: Junior standing.

An introduction to management principles, and the management functions of planning, organizing, motivating, and controlling. Management of research, design, manufacturing, and quality will be studied.

GES 451 Matrix and Vector Analysis. 3 hours.
Prerequisite: MATH 238.

Determinants and matrix algebra, linear simultaneous equations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, matrix functions, computer techniques, vector algebra and calculus, and integral theorems.

DR 135 Construction Drawing. (2-4) 3 hours.
Introduction to the graphic language used by the construction industry. Covers architectural plans, elevations, sections, and pictorials, executed by freehand sketches, instrument drawings, and computer-aided drawings.

DR 350 Construction Materials and Systems. (2-0) 2 hours.
Prerequisite: DR 131.

Study of materials and systems used in residential and commercial construction. Covers the properties of these materials and their assembly.

DR 355 AutoCAD for Interior Design. (2-4) 3 hours.
Prerequisite: DR 135.

Use of AutoCAD software to produce two-dimensional architectural drawings such as floor plans, elevations, sections, and details. Explores three-dimensional views and presentation techniques.

DR 491 Special Problems (Area). 1 to 3 hours.
Prerequisite: DR 125 or DR 135.

Assigned graphics problem(s) supervised on an individual basis.


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