Course Title : Introduction to Global Engineering

Code 35010
Course Year 1st year
Class day & Period Wednesday・4
Location kyotsu2
Credits 2
Lecture Form(s) Lecture
Language English
Instructor Related Faculty members,

Course Description

This course focuses on improving students’ understanding about Global Engineering. The course also explores the way how global engineering contributes to the sustainability of human society on a global scale. In addition, this course is designed to provide students with a personal and professional foundation for working in professions and roles that utilize knowledge of global engineering.


Coursework will be graded based on reports and attendance.

Course Goals

To understand concepts of global engineering. To understand subjects and contents that students should study at the department of global engineering within 4 years.

Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
Guidance 1 Introduction to the course.
Safety & Engineering ethics 1 Introduction to safety on their study and research, and engineers' obligations to the public, clients, employers, and the profession.
Lecture 6 Major roles in solving problems on a global scale from civil, environmental, and resources engineering point of views.
Small group seminar 6 Each small group of participants visits a laboratory associated with global engineering and take a seminar. Students have to choose a theme relating to global engineering as a group project and perform the project under the supervision of a faculty member.
Introduction of latest research 2 Visit laboratories of the global engineering department to widen students' knowledge and to deepen their understanding of the role and importance of the global engineering.


A textbook is not required. Materials will be delivered by instructors as needed.



No prerequisite is required.

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