Courses

EL 1302. Intro to Eng Design & Leadshp.

This course focuses on engineering design and engineering project management with emphases on the techniques and skills needed for leadership within this domain. Topics include innovation and creativity, continuous quality improvement, and sustainability.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 1411 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1312 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2313 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2326 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1411A w/C or better AND MATH 1411B w/C or better AND MATH 1411C w/C or better)

EL 1405. Fund of Engr Lead and Graphics.

The Fundamentals to Engineering Leadership and Graphics course equips students with fundamental skills to help them thrive during pursuit of theis BS in Engineering Leadership. Therefore, one major focus of the course is to help students develop their own identity as leaders and as engineers. Another focus of the course is to build community and culture within the E-Lead Program. Further, this course introduces students to the flipped classroom and project based learning styles common in E-Lead courses. The final focus of this course is the development of critical engineering graphics skills for students. This includes building skills in sketching of 2D and 3D drawings, creating assemblies, and creating animations using contemporary computer aided design software.

4 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
4 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 1411 w/C or better)

EL 2301. Modeling and Simulation.

This course investigates the broad scope of engineering leadership with a focus on requisite skills and practices. Topics include design, leadership theories and practices, and contemporary issues in which engineering leadership plays a role.

3 Credit Hours
5 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (EL 1302 w/C or better ) AND (MATH 1411 w/C or better)

EL 3003. Professional Practice I.

Professional Practice I This practice-based course in the field where the skills of leadership engineering are practiced and improved. The course emphasizes accountability and responsability.

0 Credit Hours
80 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
80-300 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of EL

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR

EL 3005. Professional Practice II.

Professional Practice II This practice-based course occurs in the field where the skills of leadership engineering are practiced and improved. The course emphasizes accountability and responsability.

0 Credit Hours
80 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
80-300 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of EL

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR

Prerequisite(s): (EL 3003)

EL 3302. Engineering Measurements.

This course builds on Engineering Leadership I to prepare for on-site practice of leadership engineering. Topics include lifelong learning, professional communication, and leadership character and integrity.

3 Credit Hours
5 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (EL 2301 w/C or better ) AND (MATH 1312 w/C or better)

EL 3303. Professional Practice I.

Professional Practice I This practice-based course in the field where the skills of leadership engineering are practiced and improved. The course emphasizes accountability and responsibility.

0 Credit Hours
80 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
80-300 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of EL

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR

EL 3304. Engr Design:Products to People.

This course focuses on leadership engineering as a complex integration of opportunity, limitations, constraints, and consequences. Topics include principles of assessment and evaluation, and applications of engineering in contemporary issues. This course requires departmental approval if prerequisites are not met.

3 Credit Hours
5 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (EL 3331 w/D or better ) AND (PHYS 2421 w/D or better ) AND (MATH 2326 w/D or better)

EL 3331. Engr Design:People to Products.

This course covers all basic concepts of systems engineering. The objective is to provide the basic knowledge and tools for transforming an operational need into a well-defined system configuration, through an iterative design process of issue formulation, analysis, optimization, design synthesis, system integration, and testing. If you do not meet the prerequisites please seek departmental approval.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (EL 3302 w/D or better ) AND (PHYS 2421 w/D or better ) AND (MATH 2313 w/D or better)

EL 3373. Eng Prob. & Statistical Models.

This course is the second semester of a two-semester capstone course. Engineering leadership skills are applied to execute a successful real world project.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 2313 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2326 w/C or better)

EL 4171. Eng Ed and Lead Problems.

Engineering Education and Leadership Problems Original investigation of special problems in the Engineering Education and Leadership field of study. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

1 Credit Hour
1 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
1 Other Hour

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SO,SR

EL 4191. Independent Studies.

Independent Studies Individual variable credit research, design, or analysis on engineering education and leadership problems conducted under the direct supervision of a faculty member.

1 Credit Hour
1 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
1 Other Hour

EL 4271. Eng Ed and Lead Problems.

Engineering Education and Leadership Problems Original investigation of special problems in the Engineering Education and Leadership field of study. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
2 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SO,SR

EL 4291. Independent Studies.

Independent Studies Independent Studies Individual variable credit research, design, or analysis on engineering education and leadership problems conducted under the direct supervision of a faculty member.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
2 Other Hours

EL 4330. Innovation in Technology.

Innovation in Technology This course develops design skills for advanced students in engineering and computer science, building on the students' technical knowledge to help them identify and find novel solutions for difficult design problems. To do this, the course enables students to improve their innovation skills and to understand the role of innovation in technology-based enterprises. Working with the innovation techniques of Liberating Structures as a central theme, the course integrates improvisation and story-telling to build creativity. Students will apply these techniques to develop computer-game scenarios, mobile applications, and, more broadly, ideas for technology-based business and public- sector start-ups. Students will also develop perspective on how design affects translation to commerce or other use.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR

EL 4331. Intellectual Property Law.

Intellectual Property Law This course introduces students to intellectual property law , with particular attention to topics of interest for the fields of engineering and computing. The courses focuses on the constitutional provisions, laws and court decisions that create and define rights in intellectual property, with primary attention to patents and copyrights, and with secondary attention to trade secrets. Students will gain basic skills in critical thinking, reading, understanding and explaining statues and cases relating to intellectual property.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR

EL 4332. Law and Commercialization.

Law and Commercialization This course introduces students to the technology commercialization process, with particular attention to topics of interest for the fields of engineering, science, and business. The course focuses on the practical aspects of invention disclosure, patent protection, marketing, and licensing, and technology start-up formation and fundraising . Students will gain skills in invention triaging, patent claim amendments, drafting patent marketing materials, and negotiating commercialization-related contracts.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR

EL 4371. Eng Ed and Lead Problems.

Engineering Education and Leadership Problems Original investigation of special problems in the Engineering Education and Leadership field of study. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SO,SR

EL 4391. Independent Studies.

Independent Studies Independent Studies Individual variable credit research, design, or analysis on engineering education and leadership problems conducted under the supervision of a faculty member.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

EL 4393. Special Topics in Eng and Lead.

Special Topics in Engineering and Leadership Selected topics of current interest in Engineering Education and Leadership. May repeated for credit when topic varies.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SO

EL 4395. CD I:Definition & Exploration.

This course is the first semester of a two-semester capstone course in engineering leadership. The course particularly focuses on preparing and implementing a project design. Engineering leadership skills are applied to build a cohesive team and to successfully execute a real world project.

3 Credit Hours
5 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 2326 w/C or better ) AND (EL 3304 w/D or better ) AND (PHYS 2421 w/D or better)

EL 4396. CD II: Develop & Evaluation.

This course is the second semester of a two-semester capstone course. Engineering Leadership skills are applied to execute a successful real world project.

3 Credit Hours
7 Total Contact Hours
6 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (EL 4395 w/C or better)