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Purpose

The associate of science curriculum in engineering is designed for those who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program in engineering. The student is responsible for determining transferability to the transfer institution.

Engineering Curriculum (Mechanical Concentration):

Total Minimum Credits 70
Degree RequirementsCoursesCredits
Student DevelopmentSDV 100 or any approved SDV course1
EnglishENG 111-112 6
Health/Physical EducationAny HLT or PED course(s)2
Note: HLT 143, 250, 261, 262, 263, and 290 DO NOT meet HLT/PE requirement
1
HumanitiesART 101, ART 102, ART 106, any REL, or HUM 100 AND any course from ART (approved transfer elective courses), ENG (Literature), HUM, MUS, PHI, REL, or Foreign Language6
Social SciencesAny course from ECO2, PLS, PSY3, or SOC4 AND any course from ECO2, GEO, HIS, PLS, PSY3,COS46
Technical ElectiveEGR 110 Engineering Graphics OR EGR 295 Topics in Engineering53
EGR 120Introduction to Engineering 2
EGR 126Computer Programming for Engineers3
EGR 140Engineering Mechanics-Statics3
EGR 245Engineering Mechanics-Dynamics3
EGR 246Mechanics of Materials3
EGR 248Thermodynamics for Engineers3
MTH 173Calculus with Analytic Geometry 15
MTH 174Calculus with Analytic Geometry II5
MTH 277Vector Calculus4
MTH 279Ordinary Differential Equations4
CHM 111College Chemistry I4
PHY 241University Physics I4
PHY 242University Physics II

Admission Requirements: There are no additional admission requirements for this program other than those established by the college for curricular students. Students requiring developmental studies in mathematics and English may not be able to complete the program within a two-year time frame. Students graduating from this program must demonstrate proficiency in specific computer competencies by passing ITE 115 or an equivalent competency exam. Before registering for classes, students should check prerequisites listed with the course descriptions in the back of the catalog.

Suggested Scheduling:

First Year Fall

CourseCredits
CHM 1114
EGR 1202
ENG 1113
MTH 1735
SDV 1001
Humanities Elective 3
Total Credits18

First Year Spring

CourseCredits
Technical Elective3
PHY 2414
EGR 1263
ENG 1123
MTH 1745
  
Total Credits18

Second Year Fall

CourseCredits
PHY 2424
EGR 2483
MTH 2794
EGR 1403
Social Science Elective3
  
Total Credits18

Second Year Spring

CourseCredits
EGR 2463
Humanities Elective 3
MTH 2774
EGR 2453
HLT/PED1
Social Science Elective3
Total Credits17

1 Veterans may be awarded credit for military experience to meet this requirement.

2 ECO 120 and ECO 201-202 contain similar course content. Students who take ECO 120 cannot receive credit for either ECO 201 or ECO 202. Students who take either ECO 201 or ECO 202 cannot receive credit for ECO 120.

3 PSY 200 and PSY 201-202 contain similar course content. Students who take PSY 200 cannot receive credit for either PSY 201 or PSY 202. Students who take either PSY 201 or PSY 202 cannot receive credit for PSY 200. Also, students cannot receive credit for both PSY 235 and PSY 230.

4 SOC 200 and SOC 201-202 contain similar course content. Students who take SOC 200 cannot receive credit for either SOC 201 or SOC 202. Students who take either SOC 201 or SOC 202 cannot receive credit for SOC 200.

5 EGR 295 is recommended for students planning to transfer to Virginia Tech,. Students transferring to other universities should consult the universities for guidance on choosing a technical elective.

Students graduating from this program will be required to participate in a general education outcomes assessment during their last semester.