MaconCatalog : The School of Engineering : Minor in Engineering for Development (E4D)
 
Minor in Engineering for Development (E4D)
Michael MacCarthy, Engineering for Development Program Director
 
The Engineering for Development (E4D) minor provides students with the appropriate skills to work as engineering professionals in the humanitarian and development sectors, both internationally and domestically. The focus of the E4D program is sustainable solutions for people and the environment, with an emphasis on improving the lives of under-served populations, both locally and internationally. All engineering courses offered by this program will focus on appropriate, sustainable solutions, and be complemented by other relevant undergraduate courses offered with the University.
Minor Requirement:
 
1. Engineering Courses
6 hours
EGR 410. Engineering for Development
 
EVE 412. Green Engineering
 
 
 
2. Behavioral/Social Science Courses
6 hours
Two behavioral/social science courses that functionally support the Engineering for Development ideology. See the Engineering for Development Program Director to agree upon a two-course plan (6 hours) that meets the requirements for the minor.
 
 
3. E4D-approved Mercer On Mission
6 hours
Successful completion of a Capstone Design I and II project having a development focus. The capstone design project must be approved by the Engineering for Development Program Director.