EE 4240. CONCEPTS & EXERCISES IN ENGINEERING PRACTICE. 2 Hours.
Integration of technical knowledge and skills with project planning, teamwork, and communication skills (written and oral). A project-oriented approach is used including the preparation of literature-based research reports and project management plans. The differences between research and product development are taught and assessed through short proposal reports. Supporting topics: technical information resources, ethics, safety, intellectual property. Students will begin their engineering capstone design experience, including team formation, project selection, background research, and preparation of preliminary project plan. Must be taken in the semester prior to EE 4149. An EE Proficiency Test is administered during the class. Prerequisite: Must be in the professional EE program and C or better in each of the following: COMS 2302, EE 3330, EE 3346, EE 3407, and ECON 2305.