NVCC 2005-2006 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
Mechanical Engineering Technology Specialization AN

Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare the student for employment as a mechanical engineering technician or for transfer to a four-year college to seek a bachelor’s degree. Students who intend to transfer to a four-year degree program must see a faculty advisor prior to selecting courses. Occupational objectives include mechanical draftsman, engineering technician, research and development technician, engineering equipment inspector, engineering plant operator or estimator.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   CSC

110

Introduction to Computing or

 

 

   

ETR

106 Basic Prog. Applied to

 

 

   

 

Electrical/Electronic Calculations

2-3

 

EGR

115

Engineering Graphics

2

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

MTH

166

Precalculus with Trigonometry

5

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

1

 

   SDV

 

Elective

1

 

 

   DRF

152

Engineering Drawing Fundamentals II

 

3

 

   DRF

201

Computer Aided Drafting & Design I

 

4

 

   MEC

112

Processes of Industry

 

3

 

   MEC

118

Automated Manufacturing Tech.

 

3

 

PED

/RPK

 

 

1

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

14-15

17

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   DRF

202

Computer Aided Drafting & Design II

4

 

   EGR

130

Statics & Strength of Materials

5

 

   MEC

265

Fluid Mechanics

3

 

   PHY

201

General College Physics I

4

 

HIS

101

History of Western Civilization I

3

 

 

CIV

210

Structural Systems or

 

 

 

   

 

Technical Elective

 

4-5

 

   DRF

203

Computer Aided Drafting & Design III

 

3

 

   MEC

210

Machine Design

 

3

 

   PHY

202

General College Physics II

 

4

 

SPD

 

Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

19

17-18

Total credits for A.A.S. Degree in Engineering Technology with a Specialization in Mechanical Engineering Technology = 67-69.

1 DRF 151 may be substituted for EGR 115.

2 MTH 163-164, 6 cr., may be substituted for MTH 166.

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

4 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology). Students planning to transfer should consider taking HIS 101-102 or HIS 111-112..

5 Or select HIS 102, 111-112, 255, or 256 with approval of faculty advisor.

6 CIV courses are offered only on the Alexandria Campus. Technical electives may be selected from ARC, CIV, DRF, or ETR prefixes.

7 The SPD elective may be selected from the following: SPD 100, 110, 115, 126, and SPD 229.

 

       
 
       

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