EGR-Engineering Courses

Courses

EGR 110. Introduction to Engineering I. 1 Hour.

Introduction to profession of engineering, engineering specialties; education requirements; team work and present and future societal demands on profession.
Prerequisites: MA 105 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently) or MA 106 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently) or MA 107 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently) or MA 125 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently) or MA 225 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently)

EGR 111. Introduction to Engineering II. 1 Hour.

Ethics and safety; career opportunities in engineering, introduction to engineering design and technical communications; team work and present and future societal demands on profession.
Prerequisites: EGR 110 [Min Grade: C]

EGR 125R. Engineering Applications of Calculus I. 1 Hour.

An application based course designed to reinforce concepts from MA 125.

EGR 126R. Engineering Applications of Calculus II. 1 Hour.

An application based course designed to reinforce concepts from MA 126.

EGR 150. Computer Methods in Engineering. 3 Hours.

An introduction to engineering computation using MATLAB language and Excel. Basic programming skills using built-in functions is emphasized. Generation and manipulation of vectors and matrices, operations on vectors/matrices, plotting, iterations calculations. If/else and other logical constructs, and data input/output are covered. Engineering applications are used throughout the course.
Prerequisites: MA 106 [Min Grade: C] or MA 107 [Min Grade: C] or MA 125 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently) or MA 225 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently)

EGR 197. Engineering Approaches to Problem Solving I. 1-3 Hour.

EGR 197 offers an introduction to a rationally developed method of solving practical problems. This is engineering. Starting with the ancient Greeks, who initiated reasoned speculation, and the Romans, who made practical use of it, the course develops an understanding of why we approach problems the way we do.

EGR 198. Engineering Approaches to Problem Solving II. 1-3 Hour.

Building on engineering principles, focus on the engineering process. Develop and practice good communication, collaboration and presentation skills. Explore interdisciplinary approaches through hands-on projects.

EGR 199. Engineering Approaches to Problem Solving III. 1-3 Hour.

EGR 199 builds on knowledge gained in EGR 197 and 198. While EGR 197 & 198 regarded the theories and practice of integrational engineering principles, this course focuses on innovation. The hows of creating new solutions to old problems will be explored.

EGR 200. Introduction to Engineering Design. 2 Hours.

Profession of engineering; ethics and safety, engineering specialties and career opportunities, educational requirements, introduction to engineering design, team work and technical communications, and present and future societal demands on profession.
Prerequisites: (MA 102 [Min Grade: C] or MA 105 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently) or MA 106 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently) or MA 107 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently) or MA 125 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently) or MA 225 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently)

EGR 265. Math Tools for Engineering Problem Solving. 4 Hours.

Designed to allow engineering majors to utilize the terminology and problem-solving approaches inherent to engineering, while completing their mathematical preparation.
Prerequisites: MA 126 [Min Grade: C] or MA 226 [Min Grade: C]

EGR 301. Honors Research I. 1 Hour.

Introduces students to research methodology, ethics, data analysis, and technical communication. Students must be invited into program in order to enroll.
Prerequisites: (MA 227 [Min Grade: C] or EGR 265 [Min Grade: D])

EGR 400. Special Topics in (Study Abroad). 0-9 Hours.

Independent studies in various subject and/or service areas outside the state of Alabama or the continental United States.

EGR 410. Engineering Service Learning in Education. 1-6 Hour.

Course provides students an opportunity to help students in K-12 to analyze and solve problems using engineering concepts and design process to engage and excite them about engineering, science, and technology.

EGR 420. Engineering in Service Learning through EiSAL. 0-6 Hours.

This course will allow engineering students the opportunity to communicate and live in other cultural environments, allowing them to share interdisciplinary engineering design and analysis in a real-world setting. It will also allow them the opportunity to work in multi-cultural groups to solve a common problem.

EGR 440. Social Responsibility in Global Health. 1 Hour.

This course provides students with an understanding of key social and economic concepts of global health that, together with an understanding of interprofessional collaboration and community partnerships, will enable them to participate in developing and implementing sustainable global health projects in collaboration with local and international community partners. The course is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in two co-requisite courses that are requirements for students participating in the interprofessional global health service learning program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

EGR 441. Interprofessional Collaboration (IPC) and Community Partnerships in Global Health. 1 Hour.

This course provides students with an understanding of principles of interprofessional collaboration and community partnerships that, together with key social and economic concepts of global health, enables them to participate in developing and implementing sustainable global health projects in collaboration with local and international community partners.

EGR 442. EGR Service Learning in Introprofessional Global Health Service Learning I: Project Planning. 1 Hour.

This course provides students with an opportunity to apply principles of interprofessional collaboration, community partnerships, and global health in the development of a plan to address a global health problem in collaboration with a community partner. The course is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in two co-requisite courses that are requirements for students participating in the global health service learning program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

EGR 450. Engineering Service Learning: Teaching Experiences. 1 Hour.

This course provides engineering students the opportunity to assist engineering faculty and fellow students in a tutorial environment by serving as teaching assistants in engineering service courses.

EGR 481. Interdisciplinary Project Lab. 3 Hours.

Multidisciplinary student teams (engineering, business, arts) engineer devices based on client needs. The project team will collaborate with the client to establish an appropriate engineering design to meet user needs. Students are trained in product development, product design, engineering validation and will develop training and documentation market analysis, business plan and a go-to-market strategy as appropriate for the project.
Prerequisites: (ME 102 [Min Grade: C] and CE 210 [Min Grade: C] and EE 312 [Min Grade: C]) or CE 360 [Min Grade: C] or (EE 337 [Min Grade: D] and EE 351 [Min Grade: D]) or (ME 322 [Min Grade: C] and ME 371 [Min Grade: C]) or MSE 281 [Min Grade: D]

EGR 490. Special Topics in (Area). 0-6 Hours.

Special Topics in engineering.

EGR 499. Industrial Distribution Senior Design Project. 4 Hours.

Capstone design project: interdisciplinary design teams, ethics, materials selection, the design process, development of a proposal, project planning and scheduling, project execution and resource scheduling. Successful completion and oral defense of a design project. Limited to students majoring in Industrial Distribution.