May 22, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GCSP 301 - Grand Challenges Orientation

(1.00)
This seminar provides students with an introduction and foundation for the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenge Scholars Program. The NAE’s Grand Challenges are 14 complex problems facing humanity, in the broad areas of sustainability, health, security, and the human mind. The topics for the seminar include the Grand Challenges themselves, ethical frameworks, Responsible Conduct of Research training, and initial creation of a GCSP e-portfolio. The seminar will also develop effective teamwork skills, including managing diversity and understanding implicit bias. Students will identify a particular Grand Challenge and focus area. Permission required. Restricted to students who have been admitted to the Grand Challenge Scholars Program.

Course ID: 102385
Consent: Department Consent Required
Components: Lecture



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