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Courses - Spring 2018
ENES
Engineering Science
ENES100
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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
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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.
ENES108
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Achieving College Success: First Year Transition
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ENES114
Virtus Seminar II
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: ENES113.
Restriction: Students must be participants in the Virtus Living and Learning Community.
Focus on personal and professional development with engineering with a strong emphasis on career development. Learn to employ strategies and skills for academic and professional success.
ENES116
FLEXUS Living and Learning Community Seminar II
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES215, ENES115, and ENES116.
Restriction: Must be a second year FLEXUS participant (coded as WCY).
The seminar focuses on personal and professional development by enhancing technical ability, understanding educational options through minors and student projects in engineering, identifying and employing strategies and skills for academic and professional success, and developing career commitment through networking and mentoring. Students develop professional portfolios in preparation for a future internship or job.
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.

A Fearless Ideas Course from the Academy for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (AIE): http://ter.ps/iamFEARLESS Click here for more information on the Fearless Ideas Courses.
ENES190H
Introduction to Design and Quality
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Must be in the Quest program.
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.
Restricted to QUEST program students. Also offered as BMGT190H. Credit granted for BMGT190H or ENES190H.
ENES210
Entrepreneurial Opportunity Analysis and Decision-Making in 21st Century Technology Ventures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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.
ENES214
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Virtus Seminar IV
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Students must have completed ENES213.
Restriction: Students must be participants in the Virtus Living and Learning Community.
Students continue to develop their leadership and mentoring skills, participate in networking opportunities and explore their interest in special engineering topics.
ENES216
FLEXUS Living and Learning Community Seminar IV
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES115, ENES116, and ENES215.
Restriction: Restricted to second year FLEXUS participants.
The seminar focuses on gender diversity and its cross-sections with culture. Students continue to enhance their leadership and mentoring skills, participate in networking opportunities with women in leadership roles and careers in engineering, and engage in opportunities for outreach and service-learning. Students will also complete a culminating semester project.
ENES220
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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; 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.
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.
Engineering College (04) only.
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.
ENES305
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RISE Leadership Seminar
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Permission of ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering; and ENES304.
This is the second semester of a two semester sequence taken by RISE students in their final semester in the program. The purpose of ENES 305 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.
ENES317
Introduction to Engineering Leadership
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Permission of ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering.
Focus is placed on general leadership theories in addition to real-world applications of leadership in engineering education, industry, and government.
Restricted to students in the Engineering Leadership Development minor. All others may go on the holdfile.
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.
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.
ENES440
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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.
ENES458N
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Topics in International Engineering; The Global Engineer
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ENES462
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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.
ENES466
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Leading and Financing the Technology Venture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute.
Credit only granted for: ENES466, BMGT365 or HLMN471.
Additional information: Course may not be used to fulfill any BMGT major or minor program requirement.
Focuses on the challenges of leading and financing new technology ventures. Leadership topics include team selection and formation, aligning rewards with relative contributions of team members, and how early decisions can enable or prevent founders from achieving results that align with their individual motivations for becoming an entrepreneur. Essential tools and methods for building a strong financial foundation for a new technology venture are examined. Includes important accounting principles as well as methods for keeping financial control of the technology venture. Insights are shared on navigating the multitude of financial barriers that may block your entrepreneurial success, as well as how to grow the technology venture from concept through launch.
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.
ENES481
Engineering Honors Seminar II
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in College of Engineering Honors; and junior standing or higher.
Introduction to engineering creativity and innovation in engineering. Application of methods of creativity to topics in communication, conducting research, and leadership.
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 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 allocationto 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.
ENES489Q
Special Topics in Engineering; Design and Innovation in Silicon Valley
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: BMGT190H or ENES190H. Restricted to QUEST Program students. Also offered as BMGT438G. Credit granted for BMGT438G or ENES489Q.

Travel to Silicon Valley during Spring Break required of all class participants.
ENES490H
Quest Consulting and Innovation Practicum
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg
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.
Restricted to QUEST program students. Also offered as BMGT490H. Credit granted for BMGT490H or ENES490H.
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.
ENES498E
Special Topics in Entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurship in Chemical and Life Sciences
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as CHEM498E and BIOE489E. Credit granted for CHEM498E or ENES498E or BIOE489E.
ENES498R
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Special Topics in Entrepreneurship; Fearless Founders: New Venture Practicum
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering. Also offered as BMGT468R. Credit granted for BMGT468R or ENES498R.

A Fearless Ideas Course from the Academy for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (AIE): http://ter.ps/iamFEARLESS Click here for more information on the Fearless Ideas Courses.
ENES499
(Perm Req)
Senior Projects in Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
ENES601
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Future Faculty Program Seminar I
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in the Clark School Future Faculty Program.
Introduction to and development of skills necessary to obtain and succeed in a university faculty position. Emphasis on technical writing and effective presentations. Discussion of research diversification, networking, ethics and professionalism.
ENES603
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Future Faculty Program Seminar III
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in the Clark School Future Faculty Program.
Developing a successful faculty research program. Establishing and maintaining a research group. Finding funding opportunities and writing grant proposals. Mentoring graduate students. Faculty position application process. Preparing research and teaching statements.
ENES604
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.
Restricted to the students in the Future Faculty program.
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
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.