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

FOUR  STRATEGIC  PROJECT  AREAS

1

Foundations of Inquiry in Science, Technology, and Society

Create a Foundations of Inquiry in Science & Technology General Education offering that immediately engages UCLA freshman in both hands-on engineering and a liberal arts perspective on technology and society.

2

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.     >Eng192 Course Resources

3

Incorporation of Societal Impacts and Ethics into 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.

4

General Education (GE) Course Tracks

Provide opportunities and guidance for engineering undergraduates to engage more deeply in a liberal arts education though the coursework that satisfies TBA and GE requirements. INFO OF GE COURSE TRACKS