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E N G I N E E R I N G F U N DA M E N TA L S

U

Typical Engineering Student Schedule 1ST SEMESTER Calculus 1*

ndecided about which area of engineering to pursue?

Learning Cohorts

No problem. You’ll have a chance to explore them all.

Being part of a learning

Every engineering student at Michigan Tech takes the

CREDITS 4-5

Michigan Tech. Each cohort

three semesters. You’ll get exposure to all the engineering

Physics Lab I*

1

fields before choosing a career path. While you’re at it,

Chemistry I

4

Perspectives on Inquiry

you’ll gain the fundamental skills for success.

3

Calculus II*

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

4-5

aspect of your first-year engineering studies at

3

CREDITS

cohort will be an invaluable

same core courses, and chooses a major after two or

Engineering Analysis & Problem Solving*

2ND SEMESTER

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

is made up of 20-24 students who take the same core courses together throughout the year. Within each cohort are teams of 3-4 students. You and your teammates will sit together in class, and tackle homework and

Engineering Modeling & Design*

3

Physics Lecture*

You’ll collaborate, inspire one

3

another, and come to rely

1-3

on each other—much the

Elective World Cultures

design projects as a group.

same way you’ll function as

4

engineering professionals

*Learning cohorts

once you graduate.

Team Projects and Study Topics E N G I N E E R I N G F U N DA M E N TA L S www.geneng.mtu.edu

Michigan Technological University Department of Engineering Fundamentals 112 Dillman Hall 1400 Townsend Drive

■ 3D solid modeling ■ Projectile launcher ■ New Orleans flood control ■ Ethics case studies ■ Statistics

Houghton, MI 49931-1295

■ Human-powered vehicle

T: 906-487-3057

■ Chemical batch reactions

F: 906-487-1620

■ Programming

E: engfun@mtu.edu

■ Engineering history and achievements

■ And much more

www.geneng.mtu.edu Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal opportunity employer. Since 1885, we have offered educational excellence in beautiful Upper Michigan. Our students create the future in arts, humanities, and social sciences; business and economics; computing; engineering; forestry and environmental science; the sciences; and technology.

www.geneng.mtu.edu


C H O O S E YO U R F I E L D

D I S C OV E R YO U R I N T E R E S T S

In a lecture-based class, it

Engineering Disciplines at Michigan Tech

can often take weeks to get

MECHANICAL

CIVIL

Discovery-based Learning

feedback from the professor.

Engineering Explorations Outside of class, firstyear students sign up for

Design or work with everything

Plan, build, and manage the

Engineering Explorations—

That feedback is typically

from cell phones, power systems,

facilities essential to our

two-hour, hands-on

based on graded homework

and factory production lines

civilization—bridges, dams,

courses offered by each of

assignments or exams. By

to vehicles for sea, land, air

highways, transit systems,

Michigan Tech’s engineering

then the whole class has

and space. Employ the latest

airports, tunnels, irrigation

departments. Explorations

moved on to something else.

technologies to help solve today’s

systems, and commercial

are designed to show you

problems in energy, transportation,

buildings. Meet the challenges of deteriorating infrastructure,

what different engineering

world hunger, space travel, and global warming.

traffic congestion, energy needs,

At Michigan Tech, engineering classes aren’t lecture-based. They’re discovery-based.

careers will be like.

and natural disasters.

A few sample Explorations:

Use high-tech equipment

ENVIRONMENTAL

■ Remote sensing of the

to examine materials at the

Create systems that provide

atomic level, considering their

safe drinking water, maintain

properties, processes, applications

or improve air quality, control

and performance. Invent new

pollution in rivers and lakes,

materials, leading to major

clean up contaminated land

technological breakthroughs in

and water resources, and help

industries ranging from aerospace

industry minimize pollution in

materials for bike frame

right on the spot.

to biotechnology.

many ways.

construction

Engineering talent develops

GEOLOGICAL

BIOMEDICAL

Your professor will spend

MATERIALS

15-20 minutes talking to the class. You’ll spend the rest of the time working on in-class activities with your team. Meanwhile, your professor will go from team to team, offering feedback

naturally as a result—along

Understand, explore, and

Apply engineering approaches

with important teamwork and

safely manage the Earth and its

to understand living systems.

communication skills.

resources for the future. Uncover

Design new medical devices for

and restore groundwater supplies;

diagnosis and therapy. Establish

stabilize rock and soil slopes for

methods to replace damaged

dams, highways, and property

or diseased organs, image the

development; and minimize

internal structures of the body,

the danger from landslides,

and discover many ways to make

earthquakes, and volcanoes.

our lives healthier and safer.

COMPUTER

CHEMICAL

Learn how hardware and software

Combine chemistry and

interact and how to combine

engineering to produce chemicals

these technologies into complete,

and discover new ways to use

innovative systems. Master a

them. Take on environmental

continuum that spans both sides

challenges, such as desalination

of traditional hardware/software,

of seawater and refining

and analog/digital boundaries.

petroleum more efficiently.

ELECTRICAL Improve traditional uses of

earth and solar system

■ Changing light into electrical energy with photovotaic cells

■ Choosing the best

■ Measuring atmospheric ozone

■ Determining internal pressure with technology from NASA

■ Restoring lake health by aeration

■ Learning the basic tools of medical diagnosis

Develop ways to mass-produce life-saving drugs and vaccines.

electricity and design its role in new, sustainable technologies, such as solar and wind power, the circuitry for a pacemaker or

www.geneng.mtu.edu

sophisticated telecommunications equipment.

www.geneng.mtu.edu


C H O O S E YO U R F I E L D

D I S C OV E R YO U R I N T E R E S T S

In a lecture-based class, it

Engineering Disciplines at Michigan Tech

can often take weeks to get

MECHANICAL

CIVIL

Discovery-based Learning

feedback from the professor.

Engineering Explorations Outside of class, firstyear students sign up for

Design or work with everything

Plan, build, and manage the

Engineering Explorations—

That feedback is typically

from cell phones, power systems,

facilities essential to our

two-hour, hands-on

based on graded homework

and factory production lines

civilization—bridges, dams,

courses offered by each of

assignments or exams. By

to vehicles for sea, land, air

highways, transit systems,

Michigan Tech’s engineering

then the whole class has

and space. Employ the latest

airports, tunnels, irrigation

departments. Explorations

moved on to something else.

technologies to help solve today’s

systems, and commercial

are designed to show you

problems in energy, transportation,

buildings. Meet the challenges of deteriorating infrastructure,

what different engineering

world hunger, space travel, and global warming.

traffic congestion, energy needs,

At Michigan Tech, engineering classes aren’t lecture-based. They’re discovery-based.

careers will be like.

and natural disasters.

A few sample Explorations:

Use high-tech equipment

ENVIRONMENTAL

■ Remote sensing of the

to examine materials at the

Create systems that provide

atomic level, considering their

safe drinking water, maintain

properties, processes, applications

or improve air quality, control

and performance. Invent new

pollution in rivers and lakes,

materials, leading to major

clean up contaminated land

technological breakthroughs in

and water resources, and help

industries ranging from aerospace

industry minimize pollution in

materials for bike frame

right on the spot.

to biotechnology.

many ways.

construction

Engineering talent develops

GEOLOGICAL

BIOMEDICAL

Your professor will spend

MATERIALS

15-20 minutes talking to the class. You’ll spend the rest of the time working on in-class activities with your team. Meanwhile, your professor will go from team to team, offering feedback

naturally as a result—along

Understand, explore, and

Apply engineering approaches

with important teamwork and

safely manage the Earth and its

to understand living systems.

communication skills.

resources for the future. Uncover

Design new medical devices for

and restore groundwater supplies;

diagnosis and therapy. Establish

stabilize rock and soil slopes for

methods to replace damaged

dams, highways, and property

or diseased organs, image the

development; and minimize

internal structures of the body,

the danger from landslides,

and discover many ways to make

earthquakes, and volcanoes.

our lives healthier and safer.

COMPUTER

CHEMICAL

Learn how hardware and software

Combine chemistry and

interact and how to combine

engineering to produce chemicals

these technologies into complete,

and discover new ways to use

innovative systems. Master a

them. Take on environmental

continuum that spans both sides

challenges, such as desalination

of traditional hardware/software,

of seawater and refining

and analog/digital boundaries.

petroleum more efficiently.

ELECTRICAL Improve traditional uses of

earth and solar system

■ Changing light into electrical energy with photovotaic cells

■ Choosing the best

■ Measuring atmospheric ozone

■ Determining internal pressure with technology from NASA

■ Restoring lake health by aeration

■ Learning the basic tools of medical diagnosis

Develop ways to mass-produce life-saving drugs and vaccines.

electricity and design its role in new, sustainable technologies, such as solar and wind power, the circuitry for a pacemaker or

www.geneng.mtu.edu

sophisticated telecommunications equipment.

www.geneng.mtu.edu


E N G I N E E R I N G F U N DA M E N TA L S

U

Typical Engineering Student Schedule 1ST SEMESTER Calculus 1*

ndecided about which area of engineering to pursue?

Learning Cohorts

No problem. You’ll have a chance to explore them all.

Being part of a learning

Every engineering student at Michigan Tech takes the

CREDITS 4-5

Michigan Tech. Each cohort

three semesters. You’ll get exposure to all the engineering

Physics Lab I*

1

fields before choosing a career path. While you’re at it,

Chemistry I

4

Perspectives on Inquiry

you’ll gain the fundamental skills for success.

3

Calculus II*

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

4-5

aspect of your first-year engineering studies at

3

CREDITS

cohort will be an invaluable

same core courses, and chooses a major after two or

Engineering Analysis & Problem Solving*

2ND SEMESTER

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

is made up of 20-24 students who take the same core courses together throughout the year. Within each cohort are teams of 3-4 students. You and your teammates will sit together in class, and tackle homework and

Engineering Modeling & Design*

3

Physics Lecture*

You’ll collaborate, inspire one

3

another, and come to rely

1-3

on each other—much the

Elective World Cultures

design projects as a group.

same way you’ll function as

4

engineering professionals

*Learning cohorts

once you graduate.

Team Projects and Study Topics E N G I N E E R I N G F U N DA M E N TA L S www.geneng.mtu.edu

Michigan Technological University Department of Engineering Fundamentals 112 Dillman Hall 1400 Townsend Drive

■ 3D solid modeling ■ Projectile launcher ■ New Orleans flood control ■ Ethics case studies ■ Statistics

Houghton, MI 49931-1295

■ Human-powered vehicle

T: 906-487-3057

■ Chemical batch reactions

F: 906-487-1620

■ Programming

E: engfun@mtu.edu

■ Engineering history and achievements

■ And much more

www.geneng.mtu.edu Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal opportunity employer. Since 1885, we have offered educational excellence in beautiful Upper Michigan. Our students create the future in arts, humanities, and social sciences; business and economics; computing; engineering; forestry and environmental science; the sciences; and technology.

www.geneng.mtu.edu


C H O O S E YO U R F I E L D

D I S C OV E R YO U R I N T E R E S T S

In a lecture-based class, it

Engineering Disciplines at Michigan Tech

can often take weeks to get

MECHANICAL

CIVIL

Discovery-based Learning

feedback from the professor.

Engineering Explorations Outside of class, firstyear students sign up for

Design or work with everything

Plan, build, and manage the

Engineering Explorations—

That feedback is typically

from cell phones, power systems,

facilities essential to our

two-hour, hands-on

based on graded homework

and factory production lines

civilization—bridges, dams,

courses offered by each of

assignments or exams. By

to vehicles for sea, land, air

highways, transit systems,

Michigan Tech’s engineering

then the whole class has

and space. Employ the latest

airports, tunnels, irrigation

departments. Explorations

moved on to something else.

technologies to help solve today’s

systems, and commercial

are designed to show you

problems in energy, transportation,

buildings. Meet the challenges of deteriorating infrastructure,

what different engineering

world hunger, space travel, and global warming.

traffic congestion, energy needs,

At Michigan Tech, engineering classes aren’t lecture-based. They’re discovery-based.

careers will be like.

and natural disasters.

A few sample Explorations:

Use high-tech equipment

ENVIRONMENTAL

■ Remote sensing of the

to examine materials at the

Create systems that provide

atomic level, considering their

safe drinking water, maintain

properties, processes, applications

or improve air quality, control

and performance. Invent new

pollution in rivers and lakes,

materials, leading to major

clean up contaminated land

technological breakthroughs in

and water resources, and help

industries ranging from aerospace

industry minimize pollution in

materials for bike frame

right on the spot.

to biotechnology.

many ways.

construction

Engineering talent develops

GEOLOGICAL

BIOMEDICAL

Your professor will spend

MATERIALS

15-20 minutes talking to the class. You’ll spend the rest of the time working on in-class activities with your team. Meanwhile, your professor will go from team to team, offering feedback

naturally as a result—along

Understand, explore, and

Apply engineering approaches

with important teamwork and

safely manage the Earth and its

to understand living systems.

communication skills.

resources for the future. Uncover

Design new medical devices for

and restore groundwater supplies;

diagnosis and therapy. Establish

stabilize rock and soil slopes for

methods to replace damaged

dams, highways, and property

or diseased organs, image the

development; and minimize

internal structures of the body,

the danger from landslides,

and discover many ways to make

earthquakes, and volcanoes.

our lives healthier and safer.

COMPUTER

CHEMICAL

Learn how hardware and software

Combine chemistry and

interact and how to combine

engineering to produce chemicals

these technologies into complete,

and discover new ways to use

innovative systems. Master a

them. Take on environmental

continuum that spans both sides

challenges, such as desalination

of traditional hardware/software,

of seawater and refining

and analog/digital boundaries.

petroleum more efficiently.

ELECTRICAL Improve traditional uses of

earth and solar system

■ Changing light into electrical energy with photovotaic cells

■ Choosing the best

■ Measuring atmospheric ozone

■ Determining internal pressure with technology from NASA

■ Restoring lake health by aeration

■ Learning the basic tools of medical diagnosis

Develop ways to mass-produce life-saving drugs and vaccines.

electricity and design its role in new, sustainable technologies, such as solar and wind power, the circuitry for a pacemaker or

www.geneng.mtu.edu

sophisticated telecommunications equipment.

www.geneng.mtu.edu


C H O O S E YO U R F I E L D

D I S C OV E R YO U R I N T E R E S T S

In a lecture-based class, it

Engineering Disciplines at Michigan Tech

can often take weeks to get

MECHANICAL

CIVIL

Discovery-based Learning

feedback from the professor.

Engineering Explorations Outside of class, firstyear students sign up for

Design or work with everything

Plan, build, and manage the

Engineering Explorations—

That feedback is typically

from cell phones, power systems,

facilities essential to our

two-hour, hands-on

based on graded homework

and factory production lines

civilization—bridges, dams,

courses offered by each of

assignments or exams. By

to vehicles for sea, land, air

highways, transit systems,

Michigan Tech’s engineering

then the whole class has

and space. Employ the latest

airports, tunnels, irrigation

departments. Explorations

moved on to something else.

technologies to help solve today’s

systems, and commercial

are designed to show you

problems in energy, transportation,

buildings. Meet the challenges of deteriorating infrastructure,

what different engineering

world hunger, space travel, and global warming.

traffic congestion, energy needs,

At Michigan Tech, engineering classes aren’t lecture-based. They’re discovery-based.

careers will be like.

and natural disasters.

A few sample Explorations:

Use high-tech equipment

ENVIRONMENTAL

■ Remote sensing of the

to examine materials at the

Create systems that provide

atomic level, considering their

safe drinking water, maintain

properties, processes, applications

or improve air quality, control

and performance. Invent new

pollution in rivers and lakes,

materials, leading to major

clean up contaminated land

technological breakthroughs in

and water resources, and help

industries ranging from aerospace

industry minimize pollution in

materials for bike frame

right on the spot.

to biotechnology.

many ways.

construction

Engineering talent develops

GEOLOGICAL

BIOMEDICAL

Your professor will spend

MATERIALS

15-20 minutes talking to the class. You’ll spend the rest of the time working on in-class activities with your team. Meanwhile, your professor will go from team to team, offering feedback

naturally as a result—along

Understand, explore, and

Apply engineering approaches

with important teamwork and

safely manage the Earth and its

to understand living systems.

communication skills.

resources for the future. Uncover

Design new medical devices for

and restore groundwater supplies;

diagnosis and therapy. Establish

stabilize rock and soil slopes for

methods to replace damaged

dams, highways, and property

or diseased organs, image the

development; and minimize

internal structures of the body,

the danger from landslides,

and discover many ways to make

earthquakes, and volcanoes.

our lives healthier and safer.

COMPUTER

CHEMICAL

Learn how hardware and software

Combine chemistry and

interact and how to combine

engineering to produce chemicals

these technologies into complete,

and discover new ways to use

innovative systems. Master a

them. Take on environmental

continuum that spans both sides

challenges, such as desalination

of traditional hardware/software,

of seawater and refining

and analog/digital boundaries.

petroleum more efficiently.

ELECTRICAL Improve traditional uses of

earth and solar system

■ Changing light into electrical energy with photovotaic cells

■ Choosing the best

■ Measuring atmospheric ozone

■ Determining internal pressure with technology from NASA

■ Restoring lake health by aeration

■ Learning the basic tools of medical diagnosis

Develop ways to mass-produce life-saving drugs and vaccines.

electricity and design its role in new, sustainable technologies, such as solar and wind power, the circuitry for a pacemaker or

www.geneng.mtu.edu

sophisticated telecommunications equipment.

www.geneng.mtu.edu


E N G I N E E R I N G F U N DA M E N TA L S

U

Typical Engineering Student Schedule 1ST SEMESTER Calculus 1*

ndecided about which area of engineering to pursue?

Learning Cohorts

No problem. You’ll have a chance to explore them all.

Being part of a learning

Every engineering student at Michigan Tech takes the

CREDITS 4-5

Michigan Tech. Each cohort

three semesters. You’ll get exposure to all the engineering

Physics Lab I*

1

fields before choosing a career path. While you’re at it,

Chemistry I

4

Perspectives on Inquiry

you’ll gain the fundamental skills for success.

3

Calculus II*

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

4-5

aspect of your first-year engineering studies at

3

CREDITS

cohort will be an invaluable

same core courses, and chooses a major after two or

Engineering Analysis & Problem Solving*

2ND SEMESTER

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

is made up of 20-24 students who take the same core courses together throughout the year. Within each cohort are teams of 3-4 students. You and your teammates will sit together in class, and tackle homework and

Engineering Modeling & Design*

3

Physics Lecture*

You’ll collaborate, inspire one

3

another, and come to rely

1-3

on each other—much the

Elective World Cultures

design projects as a group.

same way you’ll function as

4

engineering professionals

*Learning cohorts

once you graduate.

Team Projects and Study Topics E N G I N E E R I N G F U N DA M E N TA L S www.geneng.mtu.edu

Michigan Technological University Department of Engineering Fundamentals 112 Dillman Hall 1400 Townsend Drive

■ 3D solid modeling ■ Projectile launcher ■ New Orleans flood control ■ Ethics case studies ■ Statistics

Houghton, MI 49931-1295

■ Human-powered vehicle

T: 906-487-3057

■ Chemical batch reactions

F: 906-487-1620

■ Programming

E: engfun@mtu.edu

■ Engineering history and achievements

■ And much more

www.geneng.mtu.edu Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal opportunity employer. Since 1885, we have offered educational excellence in beautiful Upper Michigan. Our students create the future in arts, humanities, and social sciences; business and economics; computing; engineering; forestry and environmental science; the sciences; and technology.

www.geneng.mtu.edu


E N G I N E E R I N G F U N DA M E N TA L S

U

Typical Engineering Student Schedule 1ST SEMESTER Calculus 1*

ndecided about which area of engineering to pursue?

Learning Cohorts

No problem. You’ll have a chance to explore them all.

Being part of a learning

Every engineering student at Michigan Tech takes the

CREDITS 4-5

Michigan Tech. Each cohort

three semesters. You’ll get exposure to all the engineering

Physics Lab I*

1

fields before choosing a career path. While you’re at it,

Chemistry I

4

Perspectives on Inquiry

you’ll gain the fundamental skills for success.

3

Calculus II*

C R E AT E T H E F U T U R E

4-5

aspect of your first-year engineering studies at

3

CREDITS

cohort will be an invaluable

same core courses, and chooses a major after two or

Engineering Analysis & Problem Solving*

2ND SEMESTER

WHY CHOOSE MICHIGAN TECH?

is made up of 20-24 students who take the same core courses together throughout the year. Within each cohort are teams of 3-4 students. You and your teammates will sit together in class, and tackle homework and

Engineering Modeling & Design*

3

Physics Lecture*

You’ll collaborate, inspire one

3

another, and come to rely

1-3

on each other—much the

Elective World Cultures

design projects as a group.

same way you’ll function as

4

engineering professionals

*Learning cohorts

once you graduate.

Team Projects and Study Topics E N G I N E E R I N G F U N DA M E N TA L S www.geneng.mtu.edu

Michigan Technological University Department of Engineering Fundamentals 112 Dillman Hall 1400 Townsend Drive

■ 3D solid modeling ■ Projectile launcher ■ New Orleans flood control ■ Ethics case studies ■ Statistics

Houghton, MI 49931-1295

■ Human-powered vehicle

T: 906-487-3057

■ Chemical batch reactions

F: 906-487-1620

■ Programming

E: engfun@mtu.edu

■ Engineering history and achievements

■ And much more

www.geneng.mtu.edu Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal opportunity employer. Since 1885, we have offered educational excellence in beautiful Upper Michigan. Our students create the future in arts, humanities, and social sciences; business and economics; computing; engineering; forestry and environmental science; the sciences; and technology.

www.geneng.mtu.edu

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