NVCC 2000-2001 Catalog
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Associate in Applied Science AL, AN  

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Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Drafting technology fields. The degree also prepares individuals to transfer into a baccalaureate degree program in these fields.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ARC121Architectural Drafting I3
CIV171Surveying I3
   ENG111College Composition I3
   ETR106Basic Prog. Applied to Electrical/
   Electronic Calculations or
   CSC110 Introduction to Computing2-3
MEC112Processes of Industry3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
   ARC133Materials & Methods of 
   Construction I 3
   DRF201Computer Aided Drafting & Design I 4
MTH166Precalculus with Trigonometry 5
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester16-1716

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   CIV210Structural Systems5
EGR115Engineering Graphics2
   EGR130Statics and Strength of Materials5
___Social Science Elective3
   ARC122Architectural Drafting II 3
   DRF152Engineering Drawing Fundamentals II 3
   DRF202Computer Aided Drafting & Design II 4
   MEC118Automated Manufacturing Technology 3
PHY201General College Physics I 4

Total Credits/Semester1817

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Engineering Technology = 67-68.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 CIV 171 is offered only on the Alexandria and Manassas campuses.

2 MEC 112 is offered only on the Annandale campus.

3 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, 207, 208, 216 or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

4 MTH 163-164 Precalculus I-II may be substituted for MTH 166.

5 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (included anthropology). Students planning to transfer should consider taking a two-semester sequence of a social science.

6 DRF 151 may be substituted for EGR 115. 7 Individuals planning to transfer to a Mechanical Engineering Technology baccalaureate program should take PHY 201-202.

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