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College Catalog 2014-2015

Electrical Engineering Specialization
Associate of Science Degree
Offered through AN

Purpose: The curriculum is designed to permit the student to transfer into a baccalaureate degree program in electrical engineering (EE). All B.S.E.E. degree-granting colleges/universities require specific preparation in the sophomore year for EE majors.

Transfer Information: Students are advised to work closely with the faculty and counseling staff for program and course scheduling. Electives should be chosen carefully to meet requirements of the transfer institution. The responsibility for proper course selection rests with the student.

Recommended Preparation: High school courses: 4 units of English, 2 units of algebra, 1 unit of geometry, 1 unit of trigonometry, and 1 unit of laboratory science (chemistry or physics).

Completion Requirements: Grades of ā€œCā€ and above are required in courses intended to be transferred for credit to a baccalaureate degree-granting college/university.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
1CHM 111 College Chemistry I or 4
  CSC  201  Computer Science I  
EGR 120 Introduction to Engineering 2
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
2MTH 173 Calculus/Analytic Geometry I 5
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 1
3SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   16
2nd Semester
4EGR 126 Computer Programming for Engineers or 3
  CSC  201 or CSC 202  Computer Science I or II  
5ENG 112 College Composition II 3
2MTH 174 Calculus/Analytic Geometry II 5
2PHY 231 General University Physics I 5
Total   16
3rd Semester
6CST Elective 3
7EGR 240 Solid Mechanics (Statics) 3
EGR 251 Basic Electric Circuits I 3
2MTH 277 Vector Calculus 4
8___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   16
4th Semester
EGR 252 Basic Electric Circuits II 3
EGR 255 Electric Circuits Laboratory 1
9___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 6
1PHY 232 General University Physics II 5
8___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   18
Total credits for the Electrical Engineering Specialization=66-67

1 May substitute CSC 201 for transfer to Electrical Engineering Schools that do not require chemistry.

2 Although students who have graduated with a transfer-oriented A.A., A.S., or A.A. & S. degree or any baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited United States institution of higher education will have most of their general education considered as fulfilled, they must meet the math and science requirements specified for this program. Exceptions must be approved by the division dean responsible for the student's curriculum.

3 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program

4 May substitute CSC 201 for transfer to institutions that do not require a computer programing course and require chemistry. Per note 1, may substitute CSC 202.

5 May substitute ENG 125 with the advice of a counselor or academic advisor according to the requirements of the transfer institution.

6 May be selected from the following: CST 100, CST 110, CST 115, CST 126, CST 227, or CST 229.

7 May substitute EGR 265.

8 See social/behavioral science courses listed under general education electives.

9 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under general education electives. Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution.

The following courses are not required for the Electrical Engineering Specialization; however, completion of them may be desirable for transfer as a junior in engineering. Consult the requirements of the transfer institution.

10 EGR   Elective 2-3
  EGR 265 Digital Electronics and Logic Design 4
  MTH 285 Linear Algebra 3
  MTH 291 Differential Equations 3
11 MTH 292 Topics in Differential Equations 3

10 EGR 206 (2 credits) required at Virginia Tech and desirable elsewhere. EGR 266 is required for the EE curriculum at most universities.

11 MTH 292 not recommended for students who plan to transfer to GMU.