A new required senior course: The engineering profession

Steven Trimble, Ronald Bengelink, Valana Wells

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This paper describes the development and implementation of a new required course called "The Engineering Profession" for senior mechanical and aerospace engineering students at Arizona State University. Based on the needs of industry and the ABET guidelines, this course provides a bridge between engineering coursework and industrial application. The course prepares students to be global leaders by emphasizing the skills of communications, teamwork, integrated product development, systems engineering, project management, business acumen, professional ethics and life-long learning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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