2018-2019 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jun 26, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering - Mechanical Concentration, AS

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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.

Admission Requirements: All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through assessment and/or transcript review and may be required to take placement tests in math, writing, and reading to aid in placing students in the appropriate courses.

Engineering Curriculum: (Mechanical Concentration) Degree Requirements:

Total Minimum Credits: 68

Note: HLT 143 , HLT 250 , HLT 261 , HLT 262 , HLT 263 , and HLT 290  DO NOT meet HLT/PE requirement

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.

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

2 ECO 120  and ECO 201 -ECO 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 Students cannot receive credit for both PSY 235  and PSY 230 .

4 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 may be called upon to participate in a general education outcomes assessment during their last semester.

Suggested Scheduling:

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