Integrating Liberal Arts Foundations in the Engineering Undergraduate Experience

“… It’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the results that make our heart sing…”

Steve Jobs

STRATEGIC  PROJECT  AREAS

General Education Courses

Create coherent tracks of General Education offerings and a Foundations of Inquiry in Science & Technology course that immediately engage UCLA freshmen in both hands-on engineering and a liberal arts perspective on technology and society.

Funding for Development of New GE Courses

Integrating Social Context in the Engineering Curriculum

Infuse current societal Impact and ethics components into current undergraduate engineering courses. Outcomes related to this new content are add to the course assessment to meet ABET Student Outcome Criteria #4.

UCLA Engineering Courses with Integrated Societal Context

Submit Societal Impact/Ethics Content

Partnership with Community Colleges on Courses

Provide a mechanism for freshman and sophomore community college students to experience both hands-on engineering and a liberal arts perspective on technology and society while they are at the community college.

Resources for Mentor Training