SYS 101: Introduction to Systems Engineering

This course is an introduction to systems engineering (SE) and the principles of systems definition, development, and maintenance. Topics include basic understanding of systems, systems engineering objectives, terminology, and working methodology, the relationships between systems engineering and other disciplines, the basic elements of the product life cycle, the use of modeling, and the influence of programmatic considerations. Emphasis is on developing an understanding of the Systems Engineering (SE) methodology. Teamwork and cooperative effort concepts are highlighted.