World of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Employees in the 21st century economy must be fluent with information and be able to create, analyze, communicate, and integrate information in their lives. The World of Engineering and Applied Science introduces students to opportunities for developing computing, problem solving, and information skills.  It is designed for incoming freshmen who have an interest in computer engineering, technology, computer science, or informatics.

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As a member of an L-LC you will have a built-in community of friends and colleagues right from the start by living in the same hall and taking classes together! 

Friends: Study and socialize with fellow L-LC members. Tackle those first-year courses with your friends by forming study groups where you live!

World Ambassadors: "Learn the ropes" from peers selected from last year’s most engaged L-LC students. If you remain and active member of your L-LC your freshman year, you could become a World Ambassador your sophomore year!

Community Assistant: Meet weekly with an upper-class/graduate student to plan or attend social, academic, and community service events.

Lead Faculty Member: Get to know a member of the faculty outside of the classroom at weekly lunches in your own dining hall!
World of Engineering & Applied Science Lead Faculty: Professor George Berg
Weekly L-LC Lunch: Mondays 11:30am - 12:35pm

Academic Advisor: TBD

World Representatives: Leadership opportunities abound in the L-LCs! Earn a spot as a World Representative by being a leader in your L-LC! World Representatives are elected by the L-LC in October to represent the group at meetings throughout the academic year.

Eligibility: The World of Engineering and Applied Sciences is a perfect fit for students interested in or planning to study Technology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Informatics.

What does the World of Engineering and Applied Sciences do?

The World of Engineering and Applied Science will take some courses together in the fall and spring semesters of freshman year, and attend technology-themed events together. Fall 2017 L-LC Courses
Freshman Seminar: World of Engineering and Applied Science
Computer Science 201: Introduction to Computer Science (if needed)
Informatics 100: Information in the 21st Century (if needed)

Fall 2017 L-LC courses
Freshman Seminar: World of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Spring 2018 L-LC Courses
Writing and Critical Inquiry 110

Examples of co-curricular events:

  • Gaming nights and hackathons
  • Social gatherings with your L-LC friends
  • Helping local elementary school children learn about computers
  • Guest speakers
  • Study groups
  • Community service