First-year Curriculum at University of Alabama (TIDE)
 
University of Alabama

How is Engineering different?

Traditional Curriculum   TIDE Curriculum
  • traditional board drafting (~1.5 hr)
  • AutoCad (~1.5 hr)
  • Fortran (~3 hr)
GES 131
  • sketching (~0.5 hr)
  • intro to engineering and disciplines (~0.5 hr)
  • problem solving and computer “tools” (~1 hr)
  • design projects (~1˝ hr)
    • reports, presentations
    • team skills
  • Matlab programming (~ 1˝ hr)
GES132
  • Matlab programming (~ 1˝ hr)