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Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGR 3400 - Engineering Global Practices in Non-Western Countries


This course is designed to help students develop the necessary skills to allow them to interpret and understand non-western cultures and enable them to successfully work in a global industry. Design, business, manufacturing, problem solving, quality control, and supply chain management developed in non-western countries will be observed and studied. Theories, practices, copyright and patent protection, research protocol review boards, political practices, etc., will be examined. Discussions will include alternative views of engineering and modern technology to stimulate reflections on their characteristics from a global perspective.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite:  Sophomore standing.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Pre-visit orientation will be held to provide introduction to culture and language of the host country.
When Offered: Summer I and II





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