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Cathryne L Jordan
ENGR 199
Seattle Campus

Special Projects

Students propose problems to solve to an engineering faculty member. The problems may be selected from the student's own experiences and interests, from the interest of the faculty member, or from other sources such as faculty or graduate students doing research projects, or from personnel in the physical medicine area, occupational therapy, hospital, industry, or government. Corroboration by an engineering faculty member is required. Project suggestions are available. Offered: AWSpS.

Class description

Engr. 199 If you are interested in joining other pre-engineers, studying and teaming together to excel at learning on the collegiate level than we invite you to join Engr 199. Engr 199 is a one-credit academic study course administered by the COE Student Academic Services - Engineering Advising. The primary requirement of the class is that students study for a minimum number of hours a week; which includes attendance and participation in a weekly group study session(s) in the Engineering Academic Study Center (ASC), Monday and Thursday afternoons in Loew Hall PLUS designated additional hour(s) during the open hours of the ASC.

Student learning goals

Provides an opportunity for you to enhance your academic success at the university and within engineering.

Encourages you to utlize academic support and study resources within engineering geared for the success of the engineering / pre-engineer.

Provide a encouraging climate for you to meet new and current students and tutors to assist with and/or enhance general approaches to engineering design processes such as communication, teamwork, information gathering & analysis, idea generation, process improvement, evaulation to name a few.

Develop a relationship with engineering upper classman and/or graduate student. To be open-minded about trying and learning different study habits & strategies than the ones which may have worked in the pre-college/university years.

Engr. 199 W: Provides an opportunity to team learn and community build with your engineering female peers. Fosters a welcoming environment and an academic community in which you can contribute and excel.

General method of instruction

Primary requirement: Attendance and participation in weekly group study session in the Engineering Academic Study Center (ASC), Loew Hall, Monday and Thursday afternoons, working with the on-site academic tutors/facilators. In addition, specified additional hours in the week during the open hours of the ASC. Tutors available for Mathematics &Applied Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering Fundamentals

Recommended preparation

No background necessary.Preferably on a pre-engineering and/or pre-science major track.

Class assignments and grading

Participation. Engagement with tutors for learning and teaching.

Hours will be recorded and ccounted for. Grades based on completion of total hours for the quarter as required by instructor

Completion of one page essay on academic topic assigned by Instructor submitted at end of quarter.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Cathryne L Jordan
Date: 06/30/2010