Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 
    Jul 24, 2024  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, Engineering Specialization, AA&S

Degree:  Associate of Arts and Sciences with a Specialization in Engineering

Length: Four-semester (two-year) program

Purpose: The Associate of Arts and Sciences Science- Specialization in Engineering is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree in Engineering. By selecting appropriate electives, students should be able to complete the lower division requirements for a variety of baccalaureate majors.

In order to be assured that courses transfer to meet lower division requirements at the specific institution the student plans to transfer to and the major anticipated, students should consult their academic advisor to schedule their courses. Students are encouraged to investigate guaranteed admission agreements (GAA), available for many colleges and universities in Virginia, and contact their selected college’s admissions office. Counselors and academic advisors can assist with locating these resources.

Program Requirements: In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, completion of the Science, Engineering program requires competency in English and MDE 60 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, qualification through Multiple Measures (GPA), or by satisfactorily completing the required MDE units or equivalent.

First Semester

Suggested Credits for Semester: 18

Suggested Credits for Semester: 16

Third Semester

Suggested Credits for Semester: 17

Fourth Semester

Suggested Credits for Semester: 17

Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum: 68

Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum   68

1Humanities Electives:  ART 101 , CST 151 HUM 201 PHI 100 PHI 220 REL 230  

2Orientation Electives:   SDV 100 SDV 101   

Social Science Electives:  ECO 201 , ECO 202 , GEO 210 , GEO 220 PLS 135 ,  PSY 200 ,  SOC 200  

4Computer Programming Requirement:  ITP 120 , ITP 132 , CSC 221 , or a computer programming course as approved by the division.

5History Electives:  HIS 101 , HIS 102 HIS 121 , HIS 122  

6Engineering/STEM Requirement:  CHM 112 CHM 241 CHM 245 EGR 246 MTH 162 MTH 167  

7Health or PED Electives:  HLT 105 HLT 106 HLT 110 HLT 160  , PED 107 , PED 109  , PED 111 PED 129 PED 147 PED 183  

NOTE: Transfer students are advised to consider four-year college and university requirements in making their choices.