Interdisciplinary Project Experiences Description and Depth of Study
Courses in the Interdisciplinary Project Experience portion of the IDE program allow students to
practice real world application of technical and business-related skills gained in the classroom
through four courses. IDE students are required to take the following three project courses, plus a
fourth one, for a total of 12 credits. The fourth project course can be any course within the College of Engineering and Computing that includes a project component:
|Name and Course Number||Credit Hours||Pre-requisites|
|EGN 3910: Human-Centered Design with|
Systems and Society *required*
|3||EGS 2053: Foundations of|
Interdisciplinary Engineering (preferred,
but not required)
|EGN 4943: IDE Capstone Design I *required*||3||EGN 3910: Human-Centered Design with|
Systems and Society (course can also be a co-requisite, but preferred as a pre-requisite)
|EGN 4944: IDE Capstone Design II *required*||3||EGN 4943: IDE Capstone Design I|
College of Engineering and Computing Project Courses
|Name and Course Number||Credit Hours||Pre-requisites||Description|
|EML 4804: Introduction to Mechatronics||3||EEL 3110C: Circuit Analysis and Lab||This course|
includes hands-on project assignments in mechatronic systems, and 20% of the overall grade
comes from project(s) in the course.
|*EGS 2053: Foundations of|
|3||This project-based course introduces students to interdisciplinary engineering work and human-centered design.|
Cooperative Education in Engineering
|3||This course requires students to have already identified|
an internship or cooperative experience in the field of engineering or computing, including a
research internship on campus with a laboratory, and requires students to complete a series of
assignments related to their internship/cooperative education experience.
|EML 4706: Design of Thermal/Fluid Systems||3||EML 4140: Heat Transfer|
This course requires students to do a project that will take up 40% of the grade.
*Note that this course can serve as a project course only for students who transfer from other engineering/computing majors and who have taken another pre-approved introductory engineering course e.g. EGS 1006: Intro to Engineering , EGS 1002: Engineering Enrichment Lab. For students whose first introductory engineering course is EGS 2053, please note that EGS 2053 will not count as a project course but rather as a required introductory engineering course.