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Engineering Fundamentals 2020-21

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The Engineering Fundamentals Requirement

The Engineering Fundamentals requirement is satisfied by a set of technically rigorous introductory courses chosen from the various engineering disciplines, as shown in the table below. These courses serve several purposes. First, they provide a breadth of knowledge about some of the major fields within engineering. Second, they furnish students with an opportunity to explore a number of engineering topics before embarking on a specific engineering major. Third, the individual classes each offer a reasonably deep insight into a contemporary technological subject for the interested non-engineer. Engineering majors must complete a minimum of two Engineering Fundamentals courses; check your major program course requirements as some majors still require three courses.

Course

Title

Qtr

Units

ENGR 10

Introduction to Engineering Analysis

Not offered 20-21

4

ENGR 14

Introduction to Solid Mechanics (limited enrollment)

A, W, S

3

ENGR 15

Dynamics

A,W, S

3

ENGR 20/CHEME 20

Introduction to Chemical Engineering

W

4

ENGR 21

Engineering of Systems

S

3

ENGR 40A

ENGR 40B

 

ENGR 40M

Introductory Electronics (first 7 weeks of quarter)

Introductory Electronics (final 3 weeks of qtr; must take 40A)

 

Making Stuff: What is EE (offered for 5 units only starting Winter 20-21)

Sum

Not offered 20-21

 

A, W, S

3

2

 

5

ENGR 42

Intro to Electromagnetics and Its Applications

S

5

ENGR 50

ENGR 50E

ENGR 50M

Intro to Materials Science, Nanotechnology Emphasis

Intro to Materials Science, Energy Emphasis

Intro to Materials Science, Biomaterials Emphasis

S

Not offered 20-21

A

4

4

4

ENGR 60

Engineering Economics and Sustainability (online only)

A,S

3

ENGR 62/MS&E 111

Introduction to Optimization

S

4

ENGR 62X/

MS&E 111X

Introduction to Optimization (accelerated)

A

4

ENGR 76 Information Science and Engineering (new 20-21) S 4

CS 106A

CS 106B
CS 106M

Only one CS class allowed

Programming Methodology OR

Programming Abstractions OR
Programming Abstractions (Accelerated; take with CS106B)

Only one CS class allowed to count toward Fundamentals requirement

A,W,S,Su

A,W,S,Su

A

5

5

1

 

ENGR 80/BIOE 80

Introduction to Bioengineering (Engineering Living Matter)

Sum (in 2020-21)

4

ENGR 90/CEE 70

Environmental Science and Technology

W,Sum

3