ENGR 201: THE CULTURE OF ENGINEERING


Tim Healy, Santa Clara University


This course was designed for graduate engineers as a last chance to see some formal study of the humanities before leaving school. In the beginning of the course there is some relation to engineering in that we discuss the philosophy of science and engineering, with particular interest in Thomas Kuhn's concept of paradigm shifts. After that the course is completely concerned with the humanities. A typical syllabus would include work in:

The ten two-hour class sessions include discussions of readings, video, and lecture presentations.