|NVCC 1997-1998 Catalog|
|MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY|
|Associate in Applied Science Degree||AN|
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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.
Recommended Preparation: Two years of high school algebra and geometry.
Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology = 65-67.
1 DRF 151 may be substituted for EGR 115.
2 MTH 163-164 Precalculus I-II, 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 220, 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 MEC classes are offered only on the Annandale campus.
5 Social science courses may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology). Students planning to transfer should consider taking a two-semester sequence of a social science.
6 Individuals planning to transfer to a Mechanical Engineering Technology baccalaureate program should take PHY 201 and 202.
7 Technical electives may be chosen from ARC, CIV, DRF, EGR, ETR, MEC, or PHY with permission of your advisor. CIV 210 is offered only on the Alexandria Campus.
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