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.


Total Minimum Credits   70
Degree Requirements Courses Credits
Student Development SDV 100 or any approved SDV course 1
English ENG 111-112 and any ENG (Literature) course 9
Health/Physical Education Any HLT or PED course(s)2
Note: HLT 143, 250, 261, 262, 263, and 290 DO NOT meet HLT/PE requirement
Humanities ART 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 Language 6
Social Sciences Any course from ECO2, PLS, PSY3, or SOC4 AND any course from ECO2, GEO, HIS, PLS, PSY3,COS4 2
Technical Elective EGR 110 Engineering Graphics OR EGR 295 Topics in Engineering5  6
EGR 120 Introduction to Engineering  2
EGR 126 Computer Programming for Engineers 3
EGR 140 Engineering Mechanics-Statics 3
EGR 245 Engineering Mechanics-Dynamics 3
EGR 246 Mechanics of Materials
EGR 248 Thermodynamics for Engineers 3
MTH 173 Calculus with Analytic Geometry 1 5
MTH 174 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 5
MTH 277 Vector Calculus 4
MTH 279 Ordinary Differential Equations 4
CHM 111 College Chemistry I 4
PHY 241 University Physics I 4
PHY 242 University 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.


First Year Fall

Course Credits
CHM 111 4
EGR 120 2
ENG 111 3
MTH 173 5
SDV 100 1
Humanities Elective  3
Total Credits 18

First Year Spring

Course Credits
Technical Elective 3
PHY 241 4
EGR 126 3
ENG 112 3
MTH 174 5
Total Credits 18

Second Year Fall

Course Credits
PHY 242 4
EGR 248 3
MTH 279 4
EGR 140 3
Social Science Elective 3
Total Credits 18

Second Year Spring

Course Credits
EGR 246 3
Humanities Elective  3
MTH 277 4
EGR 245 3
Social Science Elective 3
Total Credits 17

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 should take either ECO 120 or ECO 201-202 unless they plan to take all three courses. Students may not receive credit for ECO 120 if they have already completed both ECO 201 and ECO 202.

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.