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Courses - Fall 2017
ENES
Engineering Science
ENES100
(Perm Req)
Introduction to Engineering Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: PS
GenEd: DSSP
Corequisite: MATH140.
Students work as teams to design and build a product using computer software for word-processing, spreadsheet, CAD, and communication skills.
Credit granted for ENES100 or ENES100A.
ENES102
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Corequisite: MATH140.
Restriction: Must be in a major in ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering.
Formerly: ENES110.
The equilibrium of stationary bodies under the influence of various kinds of forces. Forces, moments, couples, equilibrium, trusses, frames and machines, centroids, moment of inertia, beams, friction, stress/strain, material properties. Vector and scalar methods are used to solve problems.
ENES102H
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Corequisite: MATH140.
Restriction: Must be in a major in ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering.
Formerly: ENES110.
The equilibrium of stationary bodies under the influence of various kinds of forces. Forces, moments, couples, equilibrium, trusses, frames and machines, centroids, moment of inertia, beams, friction, stress/strain, material properties. Vector and scalar methods are used to solve problems.
ENES113
Virtus Living and Learning Community Seminar I
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in first year Virtus program.
The seminar focuses on personal and professional development related to the field of engineering with a strong emphasis on clarifying career goals and decisions. Additional topics include an introduction to basic tools, undergraduate research opportunities, and campus and engineering resources.
ENES115
(Perm Req)
FLEXUS Living and Learning Community Seminar I
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be a first year FLEXUS Participant.
The seminar focuses on personal and professional development related to the field of engineering with a strong emphasis on clarifying career goals and decisions. Additional topics include an introduction to campus and engineering resources, basic tools, and undergraduate research opportunities. Students will discuss issues of concern through a variety of book readings, self-reflections, and panel discussions with practicing women engineers.
ENES140
Discovering New Ventures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Additional information: This course may count as an elective for a student at the University of Maryland, depending on the student's specific degree program. It cannot be counted towards the requirements for the Smith School of Business Entrepreneurship Fellow Program.
Students explore dynamic company startup topics by working in teams to design a new venture. This multi-disciplinary course helps students to learn the basic business, strategy, and leadership skills needed to launch new ventures. Topics include learning how to assess the feasibility of a startup venture, as well as how to apply best practices for planning, launching, and managing new companies. Students discuss a wide range of issues of importance and concern to entrepreneurs and learn to recognize opportunities, assess the skills and talents of successful entrepreneurs, and learn models that help them navigate uncertainty.
ENES181
Dialogue with the Dean
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be in a major in ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering; and must be a new freshman or transfer student.
Introduction to Engineering as a Profession, Overview of Martin Institute and Clark School Education and Research Programs, The Future of Engineering and Engineering Education, Basic Technological Literacy, Business and Entrepreneurship Issues for Engineers, the Joy of Discovery, Student Projects: How to get involved, Research and Development Programs: How to get involved, What the corporate sector expects from a new engineering graduate.
ENES190H
Introduction to Design and Quality
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Permission of ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering.
Also offered as: BMGT190.
Credit only granted for: BMGT190 or ENES190.
Expose engineering and business students to the principles of total quality, using experiential team learning and technology aided approaches. The first of four courses in total quality.
First course in a sequence of four Total Quality Program Courses. Restricted to QUEST Honors Program students. Also offered as ENES190H.

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ENES210
Entrepreneurial Opportunity Analysis and Decision-Making in 21st Century Technology Ventures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: IE
GenEd: DSSP, SCIS
This multi-disciplinary course helps students learn the principles of entrepreneurial opportunity analysis and decision-making in an increasingly dynamic and technically-inclined society. Emphasis is placed on how aspiring technology entrepreneurs can develop their entrepreneurial perspectives to develop winning entrepreneurial plans for their future ventures.
ENES213
(Perm Req)
Virtus Living and Learning Community Seminar III
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: ENES113.
Restriction: Must be a participant in the second year of the Virtus program.
The seminar focuses on personal, academic and professional success by cultivating leadership skills, developing academic and technical ability and encouraging self awareness, identifying and employing strategies for academic and professional success, further enhancing career development through networking and mentoring and developing awareness of diversity issues.
ENES215
(Perm Req)
FLEXUS Living and Learning Community Seminar III
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: ENES115 and ENES116.
Restriction: Must be a second year FLEXUS participant.
The seminar focuses on personal, academic and professional success by cultivating leadership skills, developing self-confidence and self-efficacy in academic and technical ability and encouraging self awareness, identifying and employing strategies for academic and professional success, further enhancing career development through networking, mentoring and role modeling, and developing awareness of diversity issues, specifically gender diversity.
ENES220
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in ENES102; and (MATH141 and PHYS161).
Restriction: Must be in a major in ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering; and must not be in Engineering: Electrical program.
Stress and deformation of solids-rods, beams, shafts, columns, tanks, and other structural, machine and vehicle members. Topics include stress transformation using Mohr's circle; shear and moment diagrams; derivation of elastic curves; and Euler's buckling formula. Design problems related to this material are given in lab.
Prerequisite: student in the College of Engineering.
ENES221
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in ENES102; and (MATH141 and PHYS161).
Restriction: Must be in a major in ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering.
Systems of heavy particles and rigid bodies at rest and in motion. Force-acceleration, work-energy and impulse-momentum relationships. Motion of one body relative to another in a plane and in space.
ENES232
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS261 and PHYS260.
Restriction: Must be in a major in ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering.
Credit only granted for: BIOE232, CHBE301, ENCH300, ENES232, ENME320, or ENME232.
Formerly: ENME232 and ENME320.
Introduction to thermodynamics. Thermodynamic properties of matter. First and second laws of thermodynamics, cycles, reactions, and mixtures.
ENES304
(Perm Req)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in the Engineering RISE Leadership Program; and permission of ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering.
This is the first semester of a two semester sequence taken by RISE students in their first semester in the program. T he purpose of ENES 304 is for RISE students to learn about leadership, acquire leadership skills, and understand how to integrate leadership theories and concepts in engineering practice. There will be a mix of formal lectures by course faculty and lectures by distinguished speakers who can provide their own experience of what leadership means and how it is acquired. Students will explore their own leadership philosophy and leadership capacities in the context of group practice. Students will make meaning of general leadership theories and concepts and understand how to apply them to engineering industry. Students will also gain understanding of leadership through the stories shared by distinguished speakers with industrial, governmental and academic experience.
ENES390H
Systems Thinking for Managerial Decision Making
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES190 or BMGT190.
Restriction: Must be in the QUEST program.
Also offered as: BMGT390.
Credit only granted for: BMGT390, BMGT498X, ENES390, or ENES498X.
An introduction to the theory, concepts, tools, and practices of system thinking to enhance managerial decision making. Offers a blend of theory, real-life examples, and proven methods to initiate and sustain an organization-wide reorientation towards systems thinking.
Restricted to QUEST Honors Program students. Also offered as BMGT390H.
ENES397
Mentoring Design and Quality Teams
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Restricted to QUEST Program (TQMP) students.
Also offered as: BMGT397.
Credit only granted for: BMGT397, ENES397, or BMGT398D.
Formerly: BMGT398D.
Practice essential skills for leading and coaching multidisciplinary teams. These include effective communications, facilitation, conflict resolution, and the ability to motivate. Students will practice these skills as mentors for student teams from BMGT/ENES 190H. In the process, they will strengthen their knowledge of design and quality techniques.
ENES424
(Perm Req)
Engineering Leadership Capstone
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES472, ENCE320, and ENES317; and permission of ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering.
Recommended: ENES100.
The work initiated in the Introduction to Engineering Leadership course brings together further exploration of leadership styles and concepts.
Restricted to students with a minor in Engineering Leadership Developmen t.
ENES440
Science, Technology and Society: Certificate Program Capstone
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be in the Science, Technology and Society certificate program; or permission of ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering.
Credit only granted for: ENES440 or UNIV401.
Formerly: UNIV401.
Capstone research seminar for students in the Science, Technology and Society certificate program.
ENES461
Advanced Entrepreneurial Opportunity Analysis in Technology Ventures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Explores the factors that influence entrepreneurial opportunity analysi in technology-based ventures. Uses a cognitive theoretical framework to examine the integration of motivation, emotions and information processing modes to make complex entrepreneurial decisions in fast pace technology venture environments.
ENES462
(Perm Req)
Marketing High-Technology Products and Innovations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute.
Additional information: Course may not be used to fulfill any BMGT major or minor program requirement.
Examines the opportunities and challenges of marketing high-technology products in turbulent environments requiring rapid decision making with incomplete information. Explores how innovations are introduced at frequent intervals, research-and-development spending is vital, and there are high mortality rates for both products and businesses.
ENES467
Engineering for Social Change
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Junior standing or higher; and must be in a major in ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering.
Also offered as: ENME467.
Critical analysis of issues at the intersection of engineering, philanthropy and social change. How engineering design, products and processes have impacted social change in the past and will do so in the future. Topics covered include energy, sustainability and climate change, autonomy, the digital future, low cost engineering, manufacturing, ethics and the impact of electronics on society. Faculty and external experts will engage with students on these topics. Students will award a significant amount of grant money to an organization involved in technology for social change
ENES471
Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Additional information: Course may not be used to fulfill any BMGT major or minor program requirement.
Explores critical legal and business issues entrepreneurs face as they build and launch a new venture. Examines real world scenarios, and addresses the legal issues at all of the important junctures along the path to success. Significant attention placed on new venture formation, intellectual property management, and financing arrangements.
ENES472
International Business Cultures in Engineering and Technology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DVCC
Prerequisite: Permission of ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering.
Restriction: Sophomore standing or higher.
Also offered as: SLLC472.
Credit only granted for: ARHU439B, ARHU439E, ARHU439T, ENES472, SLLC471, SLLC472, or SLLC473.
Formerly: ARHU439T.
The goal is to provide students with an understanding of cultural aspects pertaining to global business and engineering and develop the cultural understanding, attitudes, and communication skills needed to function appropriately within an increasingly global and multicultural working environment.
Restricted to students with the minor in international engineering (#EN01) and in engineering leadership development (#EN04). Students in global poverty (#AG06), in terrorism studies (#BS07), or in international development and conflict management (#BS02) may request permission for the course from Jane Fines (jfines@umd.edu). All other students can be placed on a hold file.
ENES480
Engineering Honors Seminar I
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in College of Engineering Honors; and junior standing or higher.
Introduction to engineering leadership, professionalism, and ethics. Discussions of leadership style, elements of success, professional communication, codes of ethics, handling of ethical dilemmas, and the characteristics of a professional.
ENES489A
Special Topics in Engineering; Applied Quantitative Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restricted to QUEST Honors Program students. Credit granted for BMGT438A or ENES489A.
ENES489P
Special Topics in Engineering; Hands-on Systems Engineering Projects
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
This hands-on design projects course will expose senior-level undergraduates and graduate students from all areas of engineering to exciting career opportunities in the systems engineering field. Students will be introduced to the technical aspects of systems engineering practice through team-based project development and a systematic step-by-step procedure for product development that includes defining operations concepts, requirements gathering and organization, synthesis of models of system behavior and system structure, functional allocation to create system design alternatives, formal assessment of design alternatives through tradeoff analysis, and established approaches to testing and validation/verification. The students will be introduced to modern methods in Model-Based Systems Engineering, and industrial strength tools and environments for complex systems synthesis. Team projects may address problems from a wide variety of disciplines or cross-disciplines.
ENES490H
Quest Consulting and Innovation Practicum
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: ENES390 or BMGT390.
Also offered as: BMGT490.
Credit only granted for: BMGT490 or ENES490.
Final course in the QUEST Honors Fellows Program three-course curriculum. Based on a team-based consulting project with one of QUEST's professional partners. A project advisor and professional champion supervise each student team. Requires extensive out-of-class work.
Fourth course in a sequence of four Total Quality Program Courses. Restricted to QUEST Honors Program students.
ENES491
Defining Consulting and Innovation Projects
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: BMGT190 or ENES190.
Restriction: Restricted to QUEST Program (TQMP) students.
Also offered as: BMGT491.
Credit only granted for: BMGT491, ENES491 or BMGT438D.
Formerly: BMGT438D.
Cultivate relationships with new and current corporate partners and prepare project scopes for QUEST's capstone course, BMGT/ENES 490H. Requires independent work communicating with clients and class visits to a variety of potential project sites.
Also offered as BMGT491.
ENES602
(Perm Req)
Future Faculty Program Seminar II
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in the Clark School Future Faculty Program.
Effective teaching techniques. Basic principles of education and learning. Developing a course; promoting active learning, problem solving and critical thinking; designing exam and assignments; and communicating effectively with students.
This course is only open to students in the Clark School Future Faculty Program or by permission of Department.
ENES604
(Perm Req)
Future Faculty Program Teaching Practicum
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES602.
Restriction: Must be a graduate student in the Clark School Future Faculty Program; and students for whom English is not the native language must pass the Maryland English Institute ITA Evaluation prior to enrolling in this course.
Graduate students will co-teach a course under supervision of a faculty mentor. Graudate students will be involved in all aspects of the course including development of syllabus, presenting lectures, writing and grading examiniations, and evaluating the students in the course.
ENES662
Innovative Ideas and Concept Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Enables aspiring entrepreneurs to understand the content, methods, and models for new venture opportunity assessment and analysis. Focuses on how to identify and analyze entrepreneurial opportunities for technology-based ventures by first understanding the personal self and decision-making factors. Explores how to evaluate new venture opportunities and challenges within industries and markets.
ENES663
Strategies for Managing Innovation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Credit only granted for: ENES663 or ENPM691.
Emphasizes how innovative leaders can use strategic management of innovation and technology to enhance firm performance. It helps students to understand the process of technological change; the ways that firms come up with innovations; the strategies that firms use to benefit from innovation; and the process of formulating technology strategy. It provides frameworks for analyzing key aspects of these industries and teaches students how to apply these frameworks.
ENES666
Creative Design, Prototyping, and Testing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: ENES664 and ENES665.
Transition from creative, innovative, design thinking methods to prototyping and concept testing of products and services. Learn how to translate ideas into marketable offerings to create real value for customers and the new venture. Emphasis is placed on an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to engineering design, concurrent engineering, design for manufacturing, industrial design, and the business of new product development. Topics include design methods, modeling and simulation, material and manufacturing process selection, platform and modular design, mass customization, planning and scheduling, and business issues, teamwork, group dynamics, creativity, and innovation.
ENES667
Market Development and Commercialization
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: ENES664 and ENES665.
Provides an orientation to key marketing concepts critical to marketing technology-based products and services. Learn to identify market opportunities, understand customer preferences, evaluate market acceptance, and devise the appropriate going to market strategies for the new venture.
ENES672
Launching Technology Startup Ventures
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES670 and ENES671.
Credit only granted for: ENES660 or ENES672.
Explores the processes and skills needed to launch and manage technology startup ventures. Learn how to apply best practices for planning, launching, and leading new companies. Discusses a wide range of issues of importance and concern to entrepreneurs, to include how to navigate uncertainty.
Restricted to students in the MPTE program.