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Akita University

Creative Engineering Course

Course (Program) studies and educational goals

In the Creative Engineering Course, students acquire a vast array of fundamental knowledge in space engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, computing, etc. with a focus on mechanical engineering, the foundation of manufacturing, we aim to cultivate human resources who can contribute to communities through boldly challenging unknown problems and creative manufacturing.

(A) The ability to make appropriate decisions with a global perspective on education and ethics

Specific contents:
(A) -1 The ability to comprehend the position and originality of technology in the world.
(A) -2 A fundamental knowledge of the liberal arts education required as an engineer.
(A) -3 Possess a sense of ethics as an engineer, and the ability to understand the impact of technology on people and the environment.
Related subjects:
General Education courses “Modern Society”, “Humankind and Culture”, “The Quest of Science”, “Health and Living”, “Communities”, “Skill Utilization”, “Sports Culture subjects”, Professional courses “Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights”, “Introduction to Mineralogy”, “History of Technology”, “Techno Career Seminar”, “Environment and Safety”, “Manufacturing Ethics”, “Engineering Ethics”

(B) A fundamental scientific knowledge and the ability to apply it to the fields of engineering.

Specific contents:
(B)- 1 The fundamental knowledge of mathematics, physics, chemistry that engineering requires, and the ability to apply said knowledge.
(B) -2 A fundamental knowledge of information processing on computers and the ability to apply said knowledge.
Related subjects:
General Education courses “Fundamental Physics I, II”, “Fundamental Physics Lab”, “Fundamental Mathematics I – IV”, “Fundamental Chemistry I – III”, “Information Processing Skills”
Professional courses “Applied Mathematics I, II”, “Probability Statistics”, “Mathematical Programming”, “Quality Management”, “Manufacturing Probability Statistics and Quality Management”, “Matrix Structural Analysis”, “Numerical Calculation”, “Computer-aided Engineering”, “Computer Systems”, “Information Systems”, “Computer Architecture”

(C) Acquire a specialized knowledge in a wide range of engineering fields and technology, and be able to apply it in manufacturing.

Specific Contents:
(C)-1 Acquire the specialized knowledge and technology regarding mechanical engineering, and the ability to apply said knowledge and technology.
(C)-2 Acquire the specialized knowledge and technology regarding space technology and the ability to apply said knowledge and technology.
(C)-3 Knowledge regarding engineering in general such as electrical and electronic engineering and computing, and the ability to apply said knowledge.
(C)-4 Through a creative hands-on education, acquire the knowledge and technology regarding experiment methods, processing methods, measuring methods, data analysis methods, and safety, and the ability to use said knowledge and technology.
Related subjects:
General Education courses “Fundamental Physics Lab”
Professional courses “Fundamental Mechanical Dynamics”, “Mechanical Dynamics”, “Fundamental Thermal Engineering”, “Fundamental Fluid Engineering”, “Thermofluid Dynamics”, “Material Engineering”, “Fundamental Material Dynamics”, “Material Dynamics”, “Design Engineering”, “Creative Manufacturing”. “Material Processes”, “Forming process”, “Traffic Engineering”, “Fundamentals of Space Science”, “Fundamentals of Space Engineering”, “Rocket Design Engineering”, “Spacecraft Dynamics”, “Space Propulsion Engineering”, “Satellite Engineering”, “Fundamental Electrical Circuitry”, “Fundamental Electronic Circuitry”, “Electric Power Engineering”, “Introduction to Electrical Engineering”, “Introduction to Electronic Engineering”, “Introduction Information Communications Engineering”, “Digital Control Engineering”, “Measurement Engineering”, “Creative Production Practicum”, “Creative Production Engineering Lab”, “Mechanical Drafting”, “Drafting and Design I – III”

(D) Acquire the behavioral patterns required to be an engineer, and the ability to act as one based on said behavioral patterns.

Specific contents:
(D)-1 The ability to implement projects to discover engineering problems, analyze them, and collaborate in considering solutions.
(D)-2 The ability to address issues independently and summarize them in logically written reports.
(D)-3 The fundamental understanding of a foreign language and fundamental English communication ability.
(D)-4 The ability to give oral presentations and debate logically in Japanese.
Related subjects:
General Education courses “First Year Seminar”, “Foreign Language subjects”
Professional courses “Written Expression”, “Research Proposal”, “Volunteer Participation”, “Manufacturing Fundamentals Practicum”, “Practical Project Research I, II”, “Project Activities I, II”, “Graduation Research Project”, “Foreign Literature Reading”, “Internship I, II”, “Scientific English”, “Industrial English Practicum”, “Technical Communication”