Volgenau School of Engineering
George Mason University
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George Mason University

SYST 202: Engineering Systems in a Complex World

Course Information from University Catalog

Limited to 2 Attempts


This course introduces students to the study of engineering systems as a means of understanding larger historical trends in a global society. Students will use case studies and historical analyses to think strategically and globally about the management and execution of complex systems in the context of culture, environment, politics and economics, and learn how to employ such analyses as decision-making tools for leadership. Students will be required to critically analyze articles and books, and work in groups to investigate and present topics of current national and international relevance.

When Offered: Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Fulfills Mason Core requirement in
global understanding.

Equivalent to SYST 100 (2013-2014 Catalog); HIST 202.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2018