Introduction to Global Engineering (Engr 103)

This course is designed to:

  1. Improve students' understanding of global engineering, and awareness of industry demand for globally competent engineers.
  2. Increase students' appreciation and understanding of the history, culture and people of various regions.

At the end of the course, students would have gained:

  1. Appreciation of culture.
  2. Awareness of the role of engineering in society.
  3. Understanding of global engineering challenges.

Required Texts

  • National Academy of Engineering - Engineer of 2020: Visions Of Engineering In The New Century – National Academies Press, September 01, 2004. Available for reading on-line
  • Additional texts and reading materials may be assigned.

Additional Suggested Texts

  • National Academy of Engineering - Educating the Engineer of 2020: Adapting Engineering Education to the New Century- National Academies Press, November 01, 2005. Available for reading on-line
  • Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands: How to Do Business in Sixty Countries by Terri Morrison, Wayne A. Conaway, George A. Borden. 1994.