Journal Article

A program is considered that will introduce such topics as engineering, computers, and applied mathematics into traditionally nonquantitative liberal arts curricula. Steps are recommended how implement this program not only to students but also to the liberal arts faculty of small colleges. Development of new courses that are suitable for liberal arts students and engineering students alike and that could be attended by both if offered at a university with an engineering school is one solution. A course on the principles of engineering design is also considered. Another approach to a course for engineering and non-engineering students might be to take newsworthy technological issues and analyze them in considerable, but not inaccessible, technical depth.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Petroski, H

Published Date

  • 1984

Published In

  • High technology

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 12 - 14