This is a piloted course with broad appeal. It is an elective course (no program change). The pre-reqs are designed to allow any student with programming experience (even MECH students with the Matlab covered in MECH 330/331) to succeed. The proposal was approved with little discussion.
Zadeh, Mehrdad, "1/27/21: Course Change Form CE 451" (2021). UCC Documents. 5.