Engineering 18000

Orientation Seminar for Multiethnic Students in Engineering

Engineering 18000, the Minority Engineering Program Seminar, was established in 1987 to promote awareness of campus-wide academic and non-academic support systems; to facilitate interaction between students, faculty, staff, upperclassmen, alumni, and corporate sponsors; and to develop and share strategies for academic and professional success. Open to all students, it offers a platform for corporate and alumni supporters to meet and greet students as mentors and/or prospective employers. Through weekly assignments, students develop content for a personal portfolio to guide their educational development and showcase their personal, professional, and technical skills.

Here are just a few reasons that past participants of ENGR 18000 came up with for why this course might be beneficial to you:

"The skills I gained from this course were incredibly useful and helped open doors to various job opportunities."

"In addition to being able to connect with professionals in the workforce, Engineering 18000 also provided me with guidance and a blueprint for how I can be successful in college."

"One of my favorite parts of the class were the panel discussions with the head of each department. These are some of the most knowledgeable people in their respective fields, so it was a great learning opportunity to hear their take on issues."

"Going into this class, I expected it to be just another boring seminar course, however, to my surprise, I was informed about the plethora of engineering majors and was able to connect with people who are professionals in the field."

Sample Syllabus


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