2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    Jun 18, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

EGR 115 Introduction to Technology

Lecture: 2 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces the basic skills and career fields for technicians. Topics include career options, technical vocabulary, dimensional analysis, measurement systems, engineering graphics, calculator applications, professional ethics, safety practices, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic technologies, prepare drawings and sketches, and perform computations using a scientific calculator.

Pre-requisite(s): MAT 003  (P2 grade)
Course is typically offered in Fall.
Course has transfer restrictions - 20 years

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Solve problems using distance, area and volume using mathematical formulas and geometric relationships.
  2. Demonstrate use of unit conversions.
  3. Develop vocabulary of civil engineering and surveying terminology.
  4. Apply concept of scale to understanding and reading plans.
  5. Employ computer spreadsheets as a calculation tool.
  6. Demonstrate research and writing skills in preparing and engineering report.