Engineering, A.S.

Associate of Science
Campuses: Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas

The curriculum is designed to prepare the student to transfer into a baccalaureate degree program in engineering fields such as mechanical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, aeronautical engineering, and naval architecture/marine engineering.

Completion Requirements: Grades of 'C' and above are required in courses intended to be transferred for credit to a baccalaureate degree-granting college/university.

Transfer Information

Students are advised to work closely with the faculty and counseling staff for program and course scheduling. Electives should be chosen carefully to meet requirements of the transfer institution. The responsibility for proper course selection rests with the student.

Recommended Preparation Information

High school courses: 4 units of English, 2 units of algebra, 1 unit of geometry, 1 unit of trigonometry, 1 unit of laboratory science (chemistry or physics).

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
1CST Elective 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
2 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
MTH 263 Calculus I 4
Choose One
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
SDV 101 Orientation to (a Specific Discipline)
3 Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Total 17
2nd Semester
4EGR 121 Foundations of Engineering 2
ENG 112 College Composition II 3
MTH 264 Calculus II 4
PHY 231 General University Physics I 5
5 Engineering/Technical Elective 3 - 4
Total 17-18
3rd Semester
5 Engineering/Technical Elective 3
5 Engineering/Technical Elective 2 - 3
MTH 265 Calculus III 4
PHY 232 General University Physics II 5
3 Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Total 17-18
4th Semester
2 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
MTH 267 Differential Equations 3
5 Engineering/Technical Elective 3 - 4
5 Engineering/Technical Elective 1 - 3
5 Engineering/Technical Elective 3 - 4
Total 13-17
Total credits for the Associate of Science = 64-70
Two Years Credits
1st Semester
Elective
1CST
3
ENG
111
3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
2
3
MTH
263
4
Choose One
SDV
100
1
Orientation to (a Specific Discipline)
SDV
101
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
3
3
Total 17
2nd Semester
Foundations of Engineering
4EGR
121
2
ENG
112
3
MTH
264
4
PHY
231
5
Engineering/Technical Elective
5
3 - 4
Total 17-18
3rd Semester
Engineering/Technical Elective
5
3
Engineering/Technical Elective
5
2 - 3
MTH
265
4
PHY
232
5
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
3
3
Total 17-18
4th Semester
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
2
3
MTH
267
3
Engineering/Technical Elective
5
3 - 4
Engineering/Technical Elective
5
1 - 3
Engineering/Technical Elective
5
3 - 4
Total 13-17
Total credits for the Associate of Science = 64-70

1 May be selected from the following: CST 100, CST 110, CST 126, or CST 229.

2 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution.

3 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives. Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution. 

4 May substitute EGR 122.  

5 Engineering/Technical Electives should be chosen carefully in conjunction with an advisor. Consult the requirements of the transfer institution. Engineering/Technical Electives: BIO 101, BIO 102,  CHM 111 CHM 112, CHM 241, CHM 242,  CHM 245, CHM 246, CIV 240,CIV 225, CIV 226, CIV 280, CSC 201, CSC 202, CSC 205, EGR 115, EGR 126, EGR 122, EGR 125,  EGR 206, EGR 240, EGR 245, EGR 246, EGR 248, EGR 251, EGR 252, EGR 255, EGR 265, GOL 105, MTH 266, MTH 288, PHY 243.