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    Jul 28, 2021  
Academic Calendar 2021-22
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IDS 210 - Intercultural Engineering


Credits: 3 Total Hours: 45
This complementary studies course examines the role of culture and language in technology and engineering projects, including international development projects. Engineering case studies will be used to analyze the ways in which non-technical considerations may affect project success or failure. Dynamics of diverse and multicultural engineering teams, the use of engineering standards, intercultural communication, appropriate technologies, social entrepreneurship and humanitarian engineering will be examined. 

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Notes: This course may be of particular interest to a student intending to enter UVic Engineering via the Engineering Bridge or Engineering Transfer programs. Case studies are general in nature; specific knowledge of engineering is not required for the course.



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