Introduction to Engineering and Technology

GET 1100 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Analyzes the diversity, need, and applicability of engineering as the profession that solves technical problems and drives technological innovation. Discusses essential requirements to succeed academically in engineering and introduces useful tools to optimize academic performance, such as the use of computers to perform calculations and mathematics to communicate engineering ideas. Reviews simple concepts of science and mathematics in historical and quantitative context, and uses small projects and in-class demonstrations to acquaint students with engineering concepts behind common technologic innovations. Discusses basic ideas for management of projects; techniques to formulate solutions to technical problems; and general structure for engineering design, manufacturing, and testing of products.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 40080
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Session Spring 2018 CPS Semester - Full Term
Class Meeting Dates 01/08/2018 to 04/28/2018
Instructor Bradley Mingels
Schedule Monday, 5:50 pm - 8:20 pm
Campus Boston Main Campus
Course Format Traditional
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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