EE 4340. CONCEPTS & EXERCISES IN ENGINEERING PRACTICE. 3 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, research proposals, product development proposals, and project management plans. 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 4349 (Engineering Design Project). An EE Proficiency Test will be administered on first day of class. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in each of COMS 2302, EE 3330, EE 3446, and EE 3407. Corequisite ECON 2305.