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A Unified Framework for Engineering Science: Principles and Sample Curricula
 

Sophomore Engineering Curricula
Introduction  Conservation and Accounting Framework Curriculum Structure: Texas A&M four-course structure Curriculum Structure: Texas A&M Five-Course Structure
Curriculum Structure: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Sophomore Engineering Curriculum Example Problems

Student Performance/Faculty Reactions

Conclusions

Overview of the Paper

Section II will describe the conservation and accounting framework.  Then, we will describe three different curriculum structures through which students have learned and applied the conservation and accounting framework.  Section III will describe the four-course engineering science core curriculum that was taught at Texas A&M from 1989 until 1995.  Section IV will describe the five-course engineering science curriculum that is required for all engineering majors at Texas A&M.  Section V will describe the sophomore engineering curriculum that has been taught at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology since 1995.  Section VI will present some example problems to give a sense of the type of problems that students tackle in these curricula and the approaches that students take based on the conservation and accounting framework.  Section VII will present student performance data that provide a partial picture of the impact of these curricula on student learning.

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