EGR 100 L - Engineering Orientation: Student Success I
This course is designed to enhance student success by addressing five primary themes: community building, professional development, academic success strategies, personal development, and orientation to the college environment. This is an interactive course with emphasis on group problem solving and experiential learning. Oral presentations from engineering design courses occur in the time designated for this course.
2 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Understand that "student success" in college depends upon community building, professional development, academic development, personal development, and orientation to the college environment.
2. Demonstrate community building skills including knowing the other students in class, working effectively in groups, and being able to interact positively with other students.
3. Perceive engineering as a profession and the role of ethics in engineering decision-making.
4. Understand and put into practice interaction with faculty and peers, use of campus resources and time management skills to improve academic success.
5. Determine one's preferred learning style and thinking preference.
6. Give an articulate response to the question, "What is Engineering?"
7. Gain exposure to local engineering industries.
8. Become aware of the opportunities for transferring to a four-year school.
9. Gain an understanding of or take part in the professional society ASEE.
10. Accept responsibility for their own educational success.
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