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Program Coordinator:                          Tom Tidwell, LRC 216, Ext. 2409
Length:                                                   Four semesters (two years)

Purpose: This program is designed to provide the first two years of a degree in engineering science with particular emphasis on the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science PRODUCED in Virginia initiative. Students who are planning to transfer into other engineering programs at the University of Virginia or other four-year institutions are urged to acquaint themselves with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and to consult with their counselor or advisor at Virginia Highlands Community College in planning their program.

First Semester (Fall)

Course Number


Course Title

Lec.Hrs.

Lab.Hrs.


Crs.

ENG 111

College Composition I

3

0

3

HIS

History 101, 111 or 121

3

0

3

MTH 173

Calculus with Analytic Geometry I

5

0

5

MTH 177

Introductory Linear Algebra

2

0

2

CHM 111

College Chemistry I

3

3

4

SDV 101

Orientation to College Success

1

0

1

Total

17

3

18

Second Semester (Spring)

ENG 112

College Composition II

3

0

3

HIS

History 102, 112 or 122

3

0

3

MTH 174

Calculus with Analytic Geometry II

5

0

5

EGR 120

Introduction to Engineering

1

0

1

EGR 140

Engineering Mechanics – Statics

3

0

3

CST 100

Principles of Public Speaking

3

0

3

Total

18

0

18

Third Semester (Fall)

EEE

1*Social Science Elective

3

0

3

ITP

2*Computer Programming Course

4

0

4

MTH 277

Vector Calculus

4

0

4

SCI

PHY 241 University Physics I

3

3

4

EGR 245

Engineering Mechanics – Dynamics

3

0

3

Total

17

3

18

Fourth Semester (Spring)

ENG

3*Literature or Humanities Elective

3

0

3

HUM

3*Literature or Humanities Elective

3

0

3

MTH 279

Ordinary Differential Equations

4

0

4

SCI

PHY 242 University Physics II

3

3

4

EGR 246

Mechanics of Materials

3

0

3

PED

4*Physical Education

0

2-3

1

Total

16

5-6

18

Total Minimum Credits for the AA&S Degree…….………….72

  1. Recommended social sciences: ECO 201, 202; GEO 210, 220; PLS 135, 211, 212; PSY 200; SOC 200; HIS 101, 102, 111, 112, 121, 122 (not already taken to fulfill history requirement).
  2. Students should enroll in ITP 120, ITP 132, or a computer programming course as approved by the division.
  3. Must be chosen from ENG 241, 242, 243, 244, 251, 252, or the following humanities courses: ART 201, 202; foreign languages; MUS 121, 122; PHI 101; REL 200, 210, 230; CST 130, 151, 152. Transfer students are advised to consider four-year college and university requirements in making their choices.
  4. Students may substitute any HLT (Health) course that contains a personal wellness component for physical education requirement. Transfer students should note that four-year institutions may require a PED activity course in the general education core.
Last updated: 3/7/2014 1:43:45 PM