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Engineering, General
ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

101 INTRODUCTION TO SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 2 hours. UC:CSU 2 UNITS
Orientation to the engineering profession and related technician fields, to give students insight into the activities and rewards of engineering. Includes visits to related industries. Acceptable for credit: USC, CSUN: MSE 101 + 101L or ELE 101 + 101L

112 ENGINEERING DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 1 hours, lab 5 hours. UC:USC 3 UNITS
Students will develop problem-solving ability with graphic methods of multi-view projections and pictorial representations.

115 ENGINEERING DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY USING CADD
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 1 hour, lab 5 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
Note:Additional materials may be required.
Note:Additional non-credit lab hours will be assigned Develops problem solving ability with graphic methods of multiview projections, pictorial representations (isometrics) and using Design CAD 2-D to develop these skills and the preparation of engineering working drawings. Acceptable for credit: USC.

121 PROGRAMMING FOR ENGINEERS
Prerequisite: None | Corequisite: Math 266 (May be
taken previously) | Lecture: 2 hours, lab 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
Note:Additional materials may be required.
This course is an introduction to computing, problem solving and programming intended for engineering majors. Laboratory practice uses high level structured languages. Course is nonlanguage specific to allow the use of different languages as required by the changing needs in the profession. Acceptable for credit: USC, CSUN: Computer Science 106 + 106L.

151 MATERIALS OF ENGINEERING
Prerequisites: Chem 101, Math 265 & Physics 1
Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU (CAN ENGR 4) 3 UNITS
Course is an introduction to the engineering properties of materials, atomic and crystal structure of solids and selection and use of engineering materials. Acceptable for credit: USC; CSUN: Eng. Gen. 151 + 152 acceptable for MSE 227 + 227L.

152 MATERIALS OF ENGINEERING LABORATORY
Prerequisite: None | Corequisite: Gen Eng 151 (May be taken previously.)
Lab: 3 hours. UC:CSU 1 UNIT
Lab course for Gen. Eng. 151 the students will perform different types of tests on various engineering materials to demonstrate the relationship of atomic-crystal structure and the properties of materials.
Acceptable for credit: USC; CSUN: Eng. Gen. 151 + 152 acceptable for MSE 227 + 227L.

211 CADD FOR ENGINEERS I
Prerequisite: None | Lab: 6 hours. CSU 3 UNITS RPT3
Introduction to alternate CADD systems, develops draftingdesign skill using computers to improve employment opportunities. Continued the development of CADD skills taught in Gen Eng 115 by introducing students to Design CAD 3-D and AUTOCAD 2-D, used in the current marketplace.

212 CADD FOR ENGINEERS II
Prerequisite: None | Lab: 6 hours. CSU 3 UNITS RPT3
General Engineering 212 is a course designed to help students develop more advanced techniques in 2 and 3 dimensional CADD and improve their skills for competing in the marketplace.

213 CADD FOR ENGINEERS III
Prerequisite: None | Lab: 6 hours. CSU 3 UNITS RPT3
Gen Eng 213 is a course designed to allow students to further advance their knowledge of CADD developed in Gen Eng 212 and also to get hands-on experience on the use of the latest enhanced releases of selected software.

214 CADCAM APPLICATIONS
Prerequisite: None | Lab: 6 hours. CSU 3 UNITS RPT3
Introduction to the use of CADD (Design CAD) to CAM (Computer-Aided-Manufacturing) by actual hands-on production of machine parts in the laboratory.

240 STATICS AND STRENGTH OF MATERIALS
(Non-calculus based)
(Not for Transfer Program)
Prerequisites: Math 240 and Physics 6 | Lecture: 3 hours,
lab 3 hours. 4 UNITS
Course examines vector and scalar methods of analyzing force systems, free body diagrams, equilibrium, structural mechanics, stress and strain, beams, columns and indeterminate structures without the use of calculus.

243 STATICS AND STRENGTH OF MATERIALS
(Calculus based)
(For Transfer Program)
Prerequisite: Physics 1 | Lecture 3 hours, lab 3 hours. UC:CSU 4 UNITS
Examine vector and scalar methods of analyzing force systems, free body diagrams, equilibrium, structural mechanics, stress and strain, beams, columns and indeterminate structures. Acceptable for credit: CSUN: CE 240.

281 ENGINEERING DESIGN I
Prerequisite: Gen Eng 240 or 243 | Lecture: 2 hours,
lab 6 hours. CSU 3 UNITS
This course will cover basic concepts of math and related sciences and apply them to solutions of real engineering problems. The student will design components or complete machines or building structures; projects which the student will encounter in the marketplace.

284 PROJECTS LABORATORY
Prerequisite: None | Lab: 6 hours. CSU 3 UNITS RPT3
Students will meet with the instructor to be assigned a specific project in the engineering field of their choice and at their level of knowledge.

185 DIRECTED STUDY
CSU 1 UNIT RPT2

285 DIRECTED STUDY
CSU 2 UNITS

385 DIRECTED STUDY
Conference: 1 hour per unit. CSU 3 UNITS
Directed study on a contract basis under the supervision of an instructor. Credit Limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken for credit.

485 INTERNET RESEARCH
Prerequisite: None | Lab: 2 hours. CSU 1 UNIT RPT2
Internet Research teaches how to use search engines; basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity operators; how to locate materials in various content fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how to use and cite electronic sources.

921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
CSU 2 UNITS RPT3

931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
CSU 3 UNITS RPT3

941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
CSU 4 UNITS RPT3
Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-job training in an employment area that will enhance the student’s educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See Cooperative Education Credit
Guide.

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