Education Programs: Pilot Grants - Education

Period of Performance

6/1/1978 - 5/31/1979

Funding Totals

$47,400.00 (approved)
$47,400.00 (awarded)

The Mississippi River: Humanities and Civil Engineering

FAIN: EP-*0463-78

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla, MO 65409-0001)
Larry Vonalt (Project Director: November 1977 to October 1990)

To develop an alternative Freshman-level course for engineering majors. The purpose will be an integration of the disciplines of engineering and humanities in a study of the symbolic, social, and technological aspects of the Mississippi River. Course will include lectures as well as seminars featuring films, slides, and discussion. Students, course faculty, departmental chairmen, and consultants will evaluate the course.