PIE 112: Introduction to Engineering Innovation

Class Program
Credits 3

Engineering Innovation is an exciting UPP course level for motivated new students with an aptitude in math and science and an interest in engineering. In this course students will learn how to think like an engineer and develop the necessary problem-solving skills. The course will provide students with a hands on, experiential learning experience, which will provide: working knowledge of contemporary engineering practice, the problem solving process, and the tools and technologies engineers employ, as well as an understanding of the design process including competition, cost, quality, scheduling and manufacturability considerations. Numerous topics in various engineering disciplines will be covered with inspiring presentations, guest-speakers, team projects, and hands-on activities.