Major:

3228

Effective term:

2019 Fall

Final term:

9999

Award:

AAS

Total credits required:

63-93

Program Availability:

Shared by: CGC, EMC, GC, SMC

Description

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Engineering Technology program is designed to provide skills required of entry-level engineering technicians. Students are provided with the fundamentals of physics, engineering, computer hardware, programming, engineering design fundamentals, and computer software program usage. A solid foundation in mathematics, science, communication skills, humanities, and social sciences provides a well-rounded curriculum.

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in these courses to complete their degree.

Credits: | 0-17 | |

The credit hour range is subject to change depending on the student`s educational experiences. PHY111 AND PHY112 are also strongly recommended for those who have not completed one year of high school physics with a grade of C or better. | ||

CHM130 | Fundamental Chemistry (3) AND | |

CHM130LL | Fundamental Chemistry Lab (1) | |

OR | ||

CHM130AA | Fundamental Chemistry with Lab (4) | |

OR | ||

one year of high school chemistry with a grade of C or better taken within the last five years | 0-4 | |

MAT120 | Intermediate Algebra (5) OR | |

MAT121 | Intermediate Algebra (4) OR | |

MAT122 | Intermediate Algebra (3) OR | |

Equivalent by assessment | 0-5 | |

MAT187 | Precalculus (5) | |

OR | ||

MAT150 | College Algebra/Functions (5) OR | |

MAT151 | College Algebra/Functions (4) OR | |

MAT152 | College Algebra/Functions (3) | |

AND | ||

MAT182 | Plane Trigonometry (3) | |

OR | ||

Equivalent by assessment | 0-8 |

Credits: | 32-38 | |

ECE102 | Engineering Analysis Tools and Techniques (2) OR | |

ECE102AA | Engineering Analysis Tools and Techniques (2) | 2 |

ECE103 | Engineering Problem Solving and Design (2) OR | |

ECE103AB | Engineering Problem Solving and Design (2) OR | |

ECE103EP | Engineering Problem Solving and Design (EPICS projects) (2) | 2 |

EEE202 | Circuits and Devices | 5 |

MAT220 | Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (5) OR | |

MAT221 | Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (4) | 4-5 |

MAT230 | Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (5) OR | |

MAT231 | Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (4) | 4-5 |

MAT240 | Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (5) OR | |

MAT241 | Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (4) | 4-5 |

MAT276 | Modern Differential Equations (4) OR | |

MAT277 | Modern Differential Equations (3) | 3-4 |

PHY115 | University Physics I (5) OR | |

PHY121 | University Physics I: Mechanics (4) | 4-5 |

PHY116 | University Physics II (5) OR | |

PHY131 | University Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism (4) | 4-5 |

Credits: | 16-20 | |

Students should select 16-20 credits from the following list of electives based on their area of Engineering and interests. Consultation with Program Director is recommended particularly for students considering transfer to the university so that they optimize their transferable course work. | ||

BIO181 | General Biology (Majors) I | 4 |

BIO182 | General Biology (Majors) II | 4 |

CHM150 | General Chemistry I (4) OR | |

CHM151 | General Chemistry I (3) | |

AND | ||

CHM151LL | General Chemistry I Laboratory (1) | |

OR | ||

CHM150AA | General Chemistry I (5) | |

OR | ||

CHM151AA | General Chemistry I (4) | 4-5 |

CHM152 | General Chemistry II (3) AND | |

CHM152LL | General Chemistry II Laboratory (1) | |

OR | ||

CHM152AA | General Chemistry II (4) | 4 |

CHM230 | Fundamental Organic Chemistry (3) AND | |

CHM230LL | Fundamental Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1) | |

OR | ||

CHM235 | General Organic Chemistry I (3) AND | |

CHM235LL | General Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (1) | 4 |

CHM236 | General Organic Chemistry IIA (3) OR | |

CHM238 | General Organic Chemistry IIB (3) | 3 |

CSC100 | Introduction to Computer Science (C++) (3) OR | |

CSC100AA | Introduction to Computer Science (C++) (3) OR | |

CSC100AB | Introduction to Computer Science (C++) (4) OR | |

CSC110 | Introduction to Computer Science (Java) (3) OR | |

CSC110AB | Introduction to Computer Science (Java)(4) | 3-4 |

CSC205 | Object Oriented Programming and Data Structures (3) OR | |

CSC205AB | Object Oriented Programming and Data Structures (4) | 3-4 |

CSC/EEE120 | Digital Design Fundamentals (4) OR | |

ECE216 | Computer-Aided Engineering (2) AND | |

ECE216LL | Computer-Aided Engineering Laboratory (1) | 3-4 |

ECE104 | EPICS Gold I | 2 |

ECE105 | MATLAB Programming | 1 |

ECE111 | Bioengineering Systems | 3 |

ECE211 | Engineering Mechanics-Statics | 3 |

ECE212 | Engineering Mechanics-Dynamics | 3 |

ECE214 | Engineering Mechanics | 4 |

ECE215 | Mechanics of Materials | 3 |

CSC/EEE220 | Programming for Computer Engineering | 3 |

CSC/EEE230 | Computer Organization and Assembly Language | 4 |

GLG101 | Introduction to Geology I - Physical Lecture | 3 |

MAT225 | Elementary Linear Algebra | 3 |

MAT227 | Discrete Mathematical Structures | 3 |

PHY241 | University Physics III: Thermodynamics, Optics, and Wave Phenomena | 4 |

General Education Requirement | Credits 15-18 | |

General Education Core | Credits 9-12 | |

First-Year Composition | Credits 6 | |

ENG101 | First-Year Composition (3) OR | |

ENG107 | First-Year Composition for ESL (3) | |

AND | ||

ENG102 | First-Year Composition (3) OR | |

ENG108 | First-Year Composition for ESL (3) | 6 |

Oral Communication | Credits 3 | |

Any approved general education course from the Oral Communication area. | ||

COM100 | or COM110 or COM230 recommended. | |

Critical Reading | Credits 0-3 | |

CRE101 | College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR | |

Equivalent as indicated by assessment (0) | 0-3 | |

Mathematics | Credits 0 | |

Met by any Mathematics course listed in the Required Courses area. | ||

General Education Distribution | Credits 6 | |

Humanities and Fine Arts | Credits 3 | |

Any approved general education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design area. | ||

Social and Behavioral Sciences | Credits 3 | |

Any approved general education course in the Social-Behavioral Sciences area. | ||

Natural Sciences | Credits 0 | |

Met by PHY115 or PHY121 in the Required Courses area. |

Competencies

- Use of computer tools and computer modeling as applied to engineering analysis and design. (ECE102, ECE102AA)
- Write technical reports consistent with engineering analysis and engineering design project specifications, using microcomputer application programs. (ECE103, ECE103AB, ECE103EP)
- Analyze and solve engineering design problems as a member of an engineering project team. (ECE103, ECE103AB, ECE103EP, PHY115, PHY121, PHY116, PHY131)
- Compose a program evaluation and review analysis of an engineering design project. (ECE103, ECE103AB, ECE103EP, PHY115, PHY116, PHY131)
- Use algebraic and trigonometric functions to solve electronic problems. (EEE202, MAT220, MAT221)
- Apply Ohm's and Kirchhoff's laws to the solution of DC circuits and networks. (EEE202)
- Apply Kirchhoff's laws in conjunction with phasor concepts to solve AC circuits and networks. (EEE202, PHY116, PHY131)
- Use basic circuit analysis to design and measure a linear analog electrical system. (EEE202, PHY116, PHY131)
- Use Laplace Transform to analyze and characterize linear circuits. (EEE202, MAT276, MAT277)
- Design an active linear circuit to implement a desired transfer function. (EEE202, MAT240, MAT241)
- Demonstrate knowledge of digital and analog circuits by employing logical troubleshooting procedures. (EEE202, PHY116, PHY131)
- Apply physics and mathematics principles to systematically solve engineering problems. (MAT220, MAT221, MAT230, MAT231, MAT240, MAT241, PHY115, PHY121, PHY116, PHY131)
- Employ reliable engineering principles to design an optimum problem solution, using approved data interpretation techniques as part of an engineering problem analysis. (PHY116)

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