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Engineering Honors Program

Engineering Honors Program Course Description

ES 3890 Honors Research Methods (3 credit)[HP, UL EL]
Cross Listed with:
ARE 3890, ATSC 3890, BE 3890, CE 3890, CHE 3890, CM 3890, COSC 3890, CPEN 3890, EE 3890, ESE 3890, ME 3890, PETE 3890

This course is designed for Honors Program students in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences. The goal is to encourage HP students to participate in undergraduate research in preparation for further pursuit of graduate degrees. The course is a general approach to scientific research and graduate school preparation. Topics will include: finding a research mentor, literature search skills, using the scientific method for approaching a research problem and developing a research methodology, writing a research funding proposal, delivering a research presentation. research ethics, laboratory safety, selecting and applying for graduate school. This course is non- discipline specific with content adjusted based on the enrolled students. The course is intended to prepare students to quickly integrate into a research laboratory and be productive.

ES 4580 Honors Undergraduate Research (3 credit)[HP, UL EL] 
Cross Listed with:
ARE 4580, ATSC 4580, BE 4580, CE 4580, CHE 4580, CM 4580, COSC 4580, CPEN 4580, EE 4580, ESE 4580, ME 4580, PETE 4580

An independent research experience for undergraduate students enrolled in the Engineering Honors Program (HREN). Before registering for this class, students are responsible for discussing their interests with potential faculty mentors, identifying a willing research mentor, obtaining approval by said mentor, and communicating the student/faculty partnership to the appropriate staff in their home department via the Engineering Honors Request for Undergraduate Research form. This course will be accepted by the University of Wyoming Honors College as a substitute for the required Senior Honors Project. Graded A-F.

HP EN Faculty Led Study Abroad/Study Abroad (3) [HP, UL EL] (Faculty approval required)
Course can count as a technical elective within the student’s degree program
HP EN Graduate-level courses (3-6) [HP, UL EL]
Graduate-level courses taken by HP EN students are also able to apply these credits to the BS/MS Quickstart program.

Below are the current department course offerings for HP EN cross-listed courses:
EE 4621.
Control theory and design methods focused on application. Feedback. Performance limits. Routh-Hurwitz, root locus, Nyquist. Nonminimum-phase systems. State feedback. Proportional-Integral-Derivative control. Lead/lag. High-order compensation. Discrete controllers. Honors students will at the end of the semester design a high-performance control system for a sophisticated plant with realistic feedback limitations.
—EN HONR students would be assigned a complex design problem.
COSC 1015. Computer Science Principles and Practice (3) [HP, Q]
Provides an accelerated introduction to computing in the setting of Data Science. Topics include basic programming techniques; data transformation; computing with vectors, matrices, and data frames; data visualization; and text processing.
—Possible starting course of 3 course COSC certification program.
—Offered in Fall semester
—HONR preferred enrollment.  
ARE 3030 History of Architecture (3) [CH, HP 315]
A survey of the history of architecture and its allied fields, focusing on the formal, aesthetic, cultural and socio-political dimensions, from prehistory to the present. Cross listed with ART 3030.
Prerequisite: WA or COM1.
Eligible now as HNRS course under Mode of Understanding guidelines
Meets 3000 level honors requirement

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