Associate in Engineering Degree Course Requirements, 2022

Courses                                                                                      Semester Hours

GENERAL EDUCATION (45-46 SHC)*……………………………………………………… 45-46
The general education courses includes study in the areas of English composition; humanities and fine arts; social and behavioral sciences; natural sciences and mathematics.

UNIVERSAL GENERAL EDUCATION TRANSFER COMPONENT (UGETC) Courses that are not classified as UGETC are italicized

English Composition (6 SHC) ……………………………………………………. 6
Two English composition courses are required:
ENG-111 and ENG-112

Humanities/Fine Arts and Communication (6 SHC) ………………………. 6
Humanities: Choose one:
Literature (ENG-231, 232, 241, 242)
Philosophy (PHI-215, 240)

Fine Arts and Communication: Choose one:
Art (ART-111, 114, 115)
Communication (COM-231)
Music (MUS-110, 112)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 SHC)………………………………………………. 6
One course required:
Economics (ECO-251)

Select second course from the following:
History (HIS-111, 112, 131, 132)
Political Science (POL-120)
Psychology (PSY-150)
Sociology (SOC-210)

Mathematics (12 SHC)………………………………………………………………….. 12
Calculus I (MAT-271) is the lowest level math course that will be accepted by the engineering programs for transfer as a math credit.  Students who are not calculus-ready must take additional math courses.
Calculus (MAT-271, 272, 273) Note: MAT-273 is not a UGETC course.

Natural Sciences (12 SHC)……………………………………………………………. 12
Take all of the following:
Chemistry (CHM-151)
Physics (PHY-251, 252)

ADDITIONAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS (3-4 SHC)*…………………………3-4
Select one course (not used elsewhere) from the following:
Biology (BIO-111)
Chemistry (CHM-152)**
Communication (COM-110, 231)
Economics (ECO-252)
Geology (GEL-111)**
Humanities (HUM-110)
Philosophy (PHI-240)

TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS REQUIRED (45-46 SHC)………………….. 45-46

OTHER REQUIRED HOURS (15 SHC)………………………………………………….. 15

Academic Transition (1 SHC)
The following course is required:
ACA-122 College Transfer Success………………………………………………. 1
Students must complete ACA-122 within the first 30 hours of enrollment.

Pre-major Elective (2 SHC)
EGR-150 Introduction to Engineering…………………………………………… 2

Other General Education and Pre-major Elective Hours (12 SHC) 12
Select 12 SHC from the following courses classified as pre-major, elective, or general education courses (not used elsewhere) within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.  Students should choose courses appropriate to the specific university and engineering major requirements.

Biology (BIO-111)
Chemistry (CHM-152, 251, 252)**
Communication (COM-110, 231)
Computer Science (CSC-134, 151)
Drafting (DFT-170)
Economics (ECO-252)
Engineering (EGR-220)
Geology (GEL-111)**
Humanities (HUM-110)
Mathematics (MAT-285)
Physical Education (PED-110)

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT (SHC) IN PROGRAM…… 60-61***

*Students must meet the receiving university’s foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.

**Students pursuing a 4-year Chemical Engineering degree will need CHM-251 and CHM-252. CHM-152 is a prerequisite to CHM-251.

**Students pursuing a 4-year Civil Engineering degree will need GEL-111.

***One semester hour of credit may be included in a 61 SHC associate in engineering program of study. The transfer of this hour is not guaranteed.