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Undergraduate Programs

Course 10-ENG: Bachelor of Science in Engineering with Concentration

 

Society, Engineering, and Ethics (SEE) Concentration

The SEE Concentration provides students an understanding of the place of engineering in society and the influence of society on engineering, both within an engineering context.  Furthermore, the SEE Concentration provides students an understanding of ethical issues in engineering, including the ethical foundations of engineering.  There is a focus on fundamentals:  What are the prospects for engineering, what is its scope, and what are its limits?  A major aspect of addressing these questions involves learning innovation and entrepreneurship in their ultimate senses and developing a vision for accomplishment and success. The classes listed below are suggested subjects, but students may propose any set of courses that fit the SEE concentration, including special subjects and independent study, pending approval from their 10-ENG advisor.

Suggested Undergraduate Subjects

Students can choose 4 or more of the following subjects such that the total number of units meet the 39-48 unit requirement.  In addition, students can propose other subjects, including special subjects and independent study, if they are consistent with this concentration per consultation with his or her advisor.

SEE Course Name Units GIR Prerequisites
10.01 Ethics for Engineers 6   None
10.02 Foundations of Entrepreneurship 12   None
10.04 Philosophical History of Energy 12 HASS-H CI-H None
10.806 Management in Engineering 12   None
1.011 Project Evaluation and Management 12   None
1.153 Transportation Policy, the Environment, and Livable Communities 12   1.011
1.801J Environmental Law, Policy, and Economics: Pollution Prevention and Control 12 HASS-S None
1.802J Regulation of Chemicals, Radiation, and Biotechnology 12   1.801
2.008 Design & Manufacturing II 12 1/2 LAB 2.007
2.96 Management in Engineering 12   None
6.903 Patents, Copyrights, and the Law of Intellectual Property 9   None
16.63 System Safety 12 REST None
20.104J Environmental Cancer Risks, Prevention, and Therapy 12   Calculus II (GIR), Biology (GIR), Chemistry (GIR)
22.04J Social Problems of Nuclear Energy 12 HASS-S None
ESD.046J Global Environmental Science and Negotiations 9   Permission of instructor
6.911/16.650 Engineering Leadership Lab     Part of Gordon Engr. Ldrship Pgm
6.913/16.667 Engineering Leadership Lab (ELL)     Part of Gordon Engr. Ldrship Pgm
6.902/16.662 Engineering Innovation and Design 6   None
6.914/16.669 Project Engineering     Part of Gordon Engr. Ldrship Pgm
6.912/16.651 Engineering Leadership     Part of Gordon Engr. Ldrship Pgm
ESD.082J Science, Technology, and Public Policy 12 HASS-S CI-H None
Approved Graduate Subject Alternatives       
6.912 Leading Creative Teams 9    
6.915 Leading Creative and Innovative Teams
(spring 17)
12    
6.933 Entrepreneurship in Engineering: The Founder’s Journey 12   none

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