2015-16 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
    May 31, 2023  
2015-16 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Career Studies Certificate

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The Career Studies Certificate program in Engineering is only available to students taking Dual Enrollment classes through the Virginia Western Regional Academy for Advanced Technology.

Career Studies Certificate

Purpose: This curriculum is designed for persons who want to explore engineering as a potential major.

Program Objectives: This program allows students to experience the exciting opportunities in engineering and prepare themselves for an associate of science degree in engineering, which is transferable to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree.

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

Developmental Requirements: 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 developmental education requirements be completed as soon as possible.

First Year

Second Year

Total Minimum Credits for Degree: 27

* 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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