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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CADE 103 Projects and Professional Practice

5 credits
A project-based overview and exposure to the disciplines of mechanical design, architecture, and civil engineering. Emphasis is placed on creative development of student ideas and their projects. Students learn to think critically, solve problems, and iterate design solutions within the context of different disciplines. Students learn the roles that individuals within interdisciplinary teams play in industry projects. Industry examples, along with industry specific guest speakers, provide greater insight into job related expectations, duties, and career trajectories.

Prerequisites: ABED 040  (or placement into MATH 087  or higher) and ABED 046  (or placement into ENGL 093  or higher)

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Determine a career path that is most suited to their strengths and interests
  • Collaborate on the design of interdisciplinary projects
  • Work in teams to research, organize, and synthesize information from a variety of sources regarding different types of design and engineering projects
  • Recognize and describe the different roles of the designer/technician
  • Explore different design/engineering industries and identify their unique technical requirements