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2016-2017 College Catalog 
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering (831), Associate of Science Degree

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Purpose: Opportunities for engineering graduates should increase as the world continues to become more technologically oriented. Preparation for the engineering profession is based on a rigorous interdisciplinary program of study.

This degree is designed for persons who plan to transfer into a four-year college or university Bachelor of Science degree program in one of the many engineering fields. The curriculum includes a basic core of courses in mathematics, science, engineering, and general studies, which provide the student with the fundamentals needed for transfer into a baccalaureate engineering program.

Thomas Nelson Community College offers options to complete the first two years of study in a broad range of engineering disciplines. Based on elective selections, a student may specialize in Mechanical, Electrical, Computer, Civil, Biomedical or Chemical Engineering.

Course Offerings: Engineering courses in this program are offered primarily at the Hampton Campus both evening and daytime.

Special Notes: Students will not be able to enroll in engineering classes without a “C” or better in MTH 163 /MTH 164 . Engineering students are expected to be prepared to take MTH 173  to successfully follow the recommended curriculum.

For More Information, contact the Science, Engineering and Technology Division at (757) 825-2898 or

♦ Course requires pre/co-requisites.

Semester Total Credits 17/18

Semester Total Credits 14/16

Summer I

  • Humanities (3 credits) 1,2
  • Social Science (3 credits) 1,2

Semester Total Credits 6

Fall II

Semester Total Credits 17

Spring II

Semester Total Credits 16

Total Minimum Credits 70/73

1Recommended courses to meet general education requirements are listed under General Program Information .
2In selecting transfer courses, students should consult the catalog of their intended transfer institution and major.

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