Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Drafting technology fields.
Transfer Information: Transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, but NOVA has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions. Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their academic advisor early in their program.
1 CIV classes are offered only on the Alexandria campus.
2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. Plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. Plus RPK 205, 216 or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
3 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives. Students planning to transfer should consider taking HIS 101-102 or HIS 111-112.
4 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
5 MEC courses are offered only on the Annandale campus.
6 MTH 163-164, Precalculus I-II, may be substituted for MTH 166.
7 The CST elective may be selected from the following: CST 100, 110, 115, 126, 227 or 229.
8 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.
9 Individuals planning to transfer to a Mechanical Engineering Technology baccalaureate program should take PHY 201-202.