2015-16 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 24, 2022  
2015-16 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering, A.S.


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Associate of Science
831

Purpose: This curriculum is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree. The following engineering fields are supported by this program: aerospace and ocean, biological systems, chemical, civil and environmental, electrical and computer, engineering science and mechanics, industrial and systems engineering, material science, mechanical, mining and minerals.

A specialization is also available in computer science.

Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level coursework established by the college.

Developmental Requirements: Students who do not place into college-level English on the placement test will be required to take developmental courses.

Students who do not demonstrate proficiency on the placement test in the following mathematical units will be required to complete developmental courses: MTE 1 , MTE 2 , MTE 3 , MTE 4 , MTE 5 , MTE 6 , MTE 7 , MTE 8  and MTE 9 . Additionally, students who do not demonstrate mastery in pre-calculus with trigonometry on the placement test will be required to complete MTH 166  prior to enrolling in MTH 173 .

It is strongly recommended that develomental education requirements be completed as soon as possible.

 

While a course may satisfy a requirement for a Virginia Western program, it may not fulfill a requirement at a four-year institution. Students who intend to transfer should verify specific program requirements with their four-year institution.

First Year


Second Year


Total Minimum Credits for Degree: 67


1 Electives must be chosen from the specific list referenced in the curriculum requirements above. Veterans with an honorable discharge will be awarded HLT/PED credit based on military service.

2 Electives must be chosen from the specific list referenced in the curriculum requirements above.

3 The following are suggested Engineering/Science electives for specific engineering majors.

* This course has a requisite. Requisites for all courses are listed in the course description section at the back of the catalog.

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