ENGR 150: Foundations of Leadership Development and Learning

Upcoming Offerings

Fall 2018

  • Section 1 (First half), Monday 3:10 – 5:00 p.m. with 25 students
  • Section 2 (Second half), Tuesday 3:40 – 5:30 p.m. with 25 students


This course will allow students to explore personal values and goals, recognize sources of empowerment and encouragement of others, and survey a variety of leadership approaches/styles. Participants will leave the course with a better understanding of “self” and how leadership fits into their daily lives.

1 credit, over eight weeks

Course learning objectives

By the end of the course each student will:

  • Recognize and articulate personal characteristics, values, and vision and better understand what contributes to their personal leadership philosophy and practice.
  • Develop a personal definition of leadership.
  • Become engaged in issues and programs that are of interest to them in their student organizations, clubs, and community.
  • Tie their characteristics, values, and experiences together and articulate them through a culminating project.

Catalog description

Leadership development with focus on global context and awareness of events shaping the context. Exposure to theory of leadership with examples. Necessary characteristics of a leader, and strategies for leadership skills development. Exposure to non-traditional career paths for engineers. Outline of personalized leadership development. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.