Course Title : Introduction to Global Engineering

Code 35010
Course Year 1st year
Term 1st term
Class day & Period Wednesday・4
Location Kyoutsuu2
Credits 2
Lecture Form(s) Lecture
Language English
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Course Description

This course focuses on the improving students’ understanding about the Global Engineering. The course also explores the way how the global engineering contributes to 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 the global engineering.


Coursework will be graded based on the reports and attendance.

Course Goals

To understand conceptions of the global engineering. To understand subjects and contents which they 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 the safety on their study and research, and engineers' obligations to the public, their clients, employers and the profession.
Lecture 5 Major roles in solving problems on a global scale from civil, enviromental and resources engineering point of views.
Small group seminar 6 Each small group of participants visits a laboratory associated with the global engineering and take a seminar. Students have to choose a theme relating to the global engineering as a group project and perform the project under supervision of a faculty member concerned.
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 enineering.


The textbook is not required. Materials will be supplied by instructors.



No prerequisite is required.

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