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The courses listed below are common to two or more programs.
EG 101 Introduction to Engineering and Design 2 cr
A course for first time engineering students that assists with maximizing the student's potential to achieve academic success and to adjust responsibly to the individual and interpersonal challenges presented by college life. Introduction to engineering fundamentals through reading, homework assignments, laboratory investigations, guest lecturers and group discussions on the engineering profession. Fee.
EG 220 Electrical Circuits 3 cr
Steady-state AC and DC circuit analysis; balanced 3-phase systems; transformers; AC/DC motors and AC generators; operational amplifiers; and digital system components. Prerequisites: MA 125, PH 202. Fee.
EG 231 Introduction to Ethics and Engineering Economics 3 cr
Introduction to ethics and use of codes of ethics in developing an ethical profession. Application of engineering economic principles to engineering problems. Prerequisite: EG 220 or EG 270 or EG 283. Fee.
EG 270 Engineering Thermodynamics 3 cr
First and second law of thermodynamics and applications. Prerequisites: MA 126, PH 201. Fee.
EG 283 Statics 3 cr
Vector algebra; forces, moments, couples; equilibrium analysis of rigid bodies, beams, trusses, frames, area and mass moments of inertia, and friction. Prerequisite: MA 126. Fee.
EG 284 Dynamics 3 cr
Kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies. Work/energy and momentum methods. Prerequisites: EG 283, MA 126. Fee.
EG 290 Special Topics in Engineering 1-5 cr
Subjects of special interest in engineering. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Fee.

EG 315

Mechanics of Materials 3 cr
An introduction to the mechanics of deformable bodies. Analysis of stress and strain. Emphasis of axial, torsional and bending loads. Deflections, deformations, and column stability. Prerequisites: EG 283, MA 227, PH 201. Fee.
EG 360 Fluid Mechanics 3 cr
Study of the properties of fluids including fluid statics, kinematics, integral and differential equations of mass, momentum and energy conservation; dimensional analysis; flows in ducts and boundary layer flows. Prerequisites: MA 238, EG 284. Fee.
EG 492
Honors Engineering Seminar - H 3 cr
Multidisciplinary engineering topics of contemporary issues and emerging technologies. Topics announced prior to registration. Fee.
EG 501 Professionalism, Research Integrity and
1 cr
Exposes graduate students option to a variety of issues concerning professionalism, research integrity, and inform them of current policies related to research activities and thesis development. Fee.
EG 590 Special Topics in Engineering 1-3 cr
Subjects of special interest in engineering for engineering graduate students. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor.

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