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Catalog 2013-2014 
    
Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering, AS


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No. of Credits: 61
Contacts: A. Ronaldi, Chair, Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering Division

Upon completing the engineering curriculum, students may transfer to a bachelor of science degree program in engineering, or enter the job market as engineering and physical science technicians. Graduates may be eligible for the Cooperative Experience Employment Education (CO-OP) Program with the University of Maryland and NAVAIR. Information on this CO-OP program can be obtained from the Advising and Career Services Department. Students may need to strengthen their skills before taking required courses. The required core courses along with the appropriate electives apply to mechanical, aerospace, electrical, chemical and civil engineering.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 46.

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Career Opportunities:

engineering technician, physical science technician, broadcast technician

Transfer Options:

Graduates may be eligible for the Cooperative Experience Employment Education (CO-OP) Program with the University of Maryland and the Naval Warfare Centers at Patuxent River or Indian Head. Information on this CO-OP program can be obtained from the Advising and Career Services Department.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Students will

  1. Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering to identify, formulate  and solve engineering problems
  2. Communicate effectively in oral, written, and graphical form
  3. Analyze the impact of engineering  solutions in a global , economic, and societal context   
  4. Identify the professional and ethical responsibilities of engineers
  5. Participate effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

Humanities (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Elective (6 credits)


Acceptable:

  • See Elective course listing above

Social/behavioral sciences (6 credits)


Acceptable:

Notes:


***The two “social/behavioral sciences” courses required for this degree must be from two different disciplines.

Students interested in pursing a BS in Aerospace Engineering should elect EGR 2200 , EGR 2320 , EGR 2710 , EGR 2830 , and MTH 2200 .

Students interested in pursuing a BS in Chemical Engineering upon transfer should elect CHE 2200 /CHE 2200L  and CHE 2210 /CHE 2210L  after completing CHE 1200 /CHE 1200L  and CHE 1210 /CHE 1210L .

Students interested in the UMD CO-OP Mechanical Engineering program should elect EGR 2200 , EGR 2210 , EGR 2320 , and EGR 2710 .

Notes:


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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