Dec 03, 2023
ENGT 120 - Engineering Concepts in Technology
PROGRAM: Engineering Technology
CREDIT HOURS MIN: 3
LECTURE HOURS MIN: 2
LAB HOURS MIN: 2
DATE OF LAST REVISION: Fall, 2020
This entry-level course will develop a student’s perspective and enhance their skills in living and working in a technological society. The course explores the design process, problem solving, technical communication, ethics, the impact of technology, and technology grand challenges facing the diverse and global society.
MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be expected to:
- Implement the design process in context.
- Identify technology’s impact on the diverse and global society.
- Illustrate the technologist’s value and responsibility in the diverse and global society.
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of the infrastructure of computer networks.
- Define various career pathways in engineering technology.
- Demonstrate understanding and application of basic organizational and management concepts.
- Work effectively in diverse teams and collaborate to solve engineering technology problems using both face-to-face and virtual communication.
- Prepare a laboratory report using proper format and data presentation techniques.
- Understand how to set up a laboratory experiment, gather and analyze data, and present the results in a proper format.
- Utilize computer graphics software to analyze and explain engineering problems.
- Utilize spreadsheets for engineering calculations, data analysis, and data presentation.
- Perform dimensional analysis on engineering equations.
COURSE CONTENT: Topical areas of study include -
- Engineering technology careers
- Design process
- Problem solving methodology
- Computer Applications and usage
- Working in Diverse Teams
- Working with Virtual Teams
- Computer networks
- Organizational Concepts with Respect to Diversity and Cultural Awareness
Course Addendum - Syllabus (Click to expand)