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 a basic understanding of systems; SE objectives, terminology, and working methodology; the relationships between SE and other disciplines; the basic elements of the SE life cycle; the use of modeling; and the influence of programmatic considerations.  Emphasis is on developing an understanding of the Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) methodology.  Teamwork and cooperative effort concepts are highlighted.