The UF Engineering Innovation Institute and Engineering Leadership Institute are instilling a culture of innovation and leadership in undergraduate and graduate students through different joint curricular offerings, including courses listed below.

Photo of EGN 2036 , EGN 2036 , Fundamentals of the New Engineer

Fundamentals of the New Engineer introduces students to key attributes of 21st-century engineering leaders and innovators. Students learn concepts and practice of engineering leadership and innovation through study of the Attributes of a New Engineer; Creativity, Leadership, Integrity, Professional Excellence, and Service to the Global Community.

Photo of EGN 4641 / EGN 6640 , EGN 4641 / EGN 6640 , Engineering Entrepreneurship / Entrepreneurship for Engineers

This course introduces engineering students to the concepts and practices of entrepreneurial thinking and entrepreneurship. Using lectures, case studies, business plans, and student presentations, the course teaches life skills in entrepreneurial thought and action that students apply in starting companies or driving innovative, cutting edge projects in large companies.

EGN 4641 Syllabus
EGN 6640 Syllabus

Photo of EGN 4643 / EGN 6642 , EGN 4643 / EGN 6642 , Engineering Innovation

This course introduces engineering students to the concepts of innovative thinking and innovation practices. Using lectures, case studies, team exercises, and guest speakers, the course teaches life skills in innovative thought and action. Students apply lessons learned in creating successful careers ranging from starting companies to leading large companies.

EGN 4643 Syllabus
EGN 6642 Syllabus

Photo of EGN 4930-Listed under ISE , EGN 4930-Listed under ISE , Sales Engineering Seminar

This course is intended for students interested in pursuing a career in sales engineering and gives students insight into the practice of sales in engineering companies including technical sales of hardware, software and services, locating and identifying prospects, managing time and territory, account management, legal and ethical issues in selling, international issues, and managing a sales force. Practicing sales engineers and technology company leaders provide expertise in the area through guest lectures and discussions with students.


Photo of EGN 6933 , EGN 6933 , Biotechnology & Medical AI Policy

An accessible survey of regulatory, privacy, and ethical issues with advanced biotechnologies and AI medical software, which can revolutionize healthcare and reduce nagging disparities but raise unsolved ethical and policy dilemmas.

This course covers safety regulation by the FDA and the U.S. Coordinated Framework and protections for privacy and individual rights.


Photo of EGS 4034 , EGS 4034 , Engineering Ethics and Professionalism

Provides students with an interactive study of ethical theory and the development of professionalism. Students review case studies of ethical conflicts in engineering practice. Course covers engineering codes of ethics and requires students to resolve theoretical situations through application of ethical codes.
Related Resources: Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science, Murdough Center for Engineering Professionalism, and ECI, Ethics and Compliance Initiative


Photo of EGS 4038 / EGS 6039 , EGS 4038 / EGS 6039 , Engineering Leadership

Engineering Leadership introduces engineering graduate students to the concepts, theory and practice of engineering leadership; effective written and oral communications and presentations; engineering leadership characteristics, individual differences and self-awareness; developing and building teams; managing change, conflicts, and crises; and understanding real-world ethics and core values.
Related Resources:  The Art and Science of Leadership and MindTools, Essential Skills for an Excellent Career

EGS 4038 Syllabus
EGS 6039 Syllabus
EGS 6039 Syllabus (EDGE Students)


Photo of EGS 4100 / EGS 6100 , EGS 4100 / EGS 6100 , Divergent Thinking

This course introduces engineering students to concepts of multiple forms of intelligence, divergent thinking, and engineering Grand Challenges. Using lectures, in-class exercises, and out-of-class experiences, the course helps students cultivate multiple forms of intelligence and develop divergent thinking skills. Students apply skills gained to develop an innovative solution to an engineering Grand Challenge.


Photo of EGS 4625 / EGS 6626 , EGS 4625 / EGS 6626 , Fundamentals of Engineering Project Management

Provides a comprehensive understanding of how to plan, optimize, and efficiently manage projects (or tasks) to implement products, services, or developments. Includes building the structure, processes, components, and linkages with a team for successful project delivery within schedule, budget, and quality requirements.

EGS 4625 Syllabus
EGS 6626 Syllabus

Photo of EGS 4680 / EGS 6681 , EGS 4680 / EGS 6681 , Advanced Engineering Leadership Development

Advanced Engineering Leadership Development – 3 credits
Further develops the leadership framework and capabilities; involves a case study-based instructional approach that reviews and applies strategic leadership concepts and knowledge critical to the success of engineering-based companies that operate in a highly uncertain and volatile business environment.
Related Resources: The Art and Science of Leadership and MindTools, Essential Skills for an Excellent Career

EGS 4680 Syllabus
EGS 6681 Syllabus

Photo of EGS 6628 , EGS 6628 , Advanced Practices in Engineering Project Management

Advanced Practices in Engineering Project Management expands on foundational project management practices for graduate students to include complex as well as new project delivery concepts. Topics include project acquisition; negotiation skills; advanced risk planning and management; program management; project life cycle models and their applicability; and diagnostics and remedies for problem projects.
Pre-requisite: EGS 6626 – Fundamentals of Engineering Project Management


Photo of EMA 6936-Listed under MSE , EMA 6936-Listed under MSE , Seminar for the Development of Engineering Faculty

This 1-credit course is offered in conjunction with the Florida Institute for the Development of Engineering Faculty.  The course provides graduate students with a clear understanding of their career options in academia. Student learning outcomes include increased awareness of the qualifications academic institutions seek in hiring new faculty as well as knowing of the requirements for tenure and promotion at these institutions. Course outcomes include the enhanced placement of Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering graduates as tenure track faculty in academic institutions.

Fast facts
  • Graduate Courses (6000-levels) can be taken online by distance-learning graduate students via UF EDGE.
  • Unless otherwise noted, courses are listed under Engineering-General and are open to all engineering students from any discipline.
  • Current course schedules, deadlines, and other information are available via the University Registrar.
  • Questions regarding how these courses may satisfy a student’s major requirements should be addressed with the student’s home department.