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

Technical Studies, Specialization in Engineering Technology (718-04), Associate of Applied Science Degree

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Purpose: Developed with support of business and industry, this degree combines all the areas of knowledge demanded of the new engineering technician. Graduates have a broad skill base that is desirable in a variety of employment opportunities.

Course Offering: Primarily at the Hampton Campus both daytime and evening. Some classes are offered in distance and hybrid format.

Special Notes: Thomas Nelson does not provide a cooperative education internship for students.

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

♦ Course requires pre/co-requisites.

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Semester Total Credits 16/17

Semester Total Credits 17/18

Summer I

Semester Total Credits 3

Fall II

Semester Total Credits 14/15

Spring II

  • Social Science (3 credits) 1
  • IND 297 - Cooperative Education (6 credits)
  • Approved Elective (3 credits) 3,4
  • Approved Elective (3 credits) 3,4

Semester Total Credits 15

Total Minimum Credits 65/68

1Select from ECO 201 , PSY 200 , HIS 101 , HIS 102 , HIS 111 , HIS 112 , HIS 121  and HIS 122 .
2TNCC students who are not apprentices at Newport News Shipbuilding are required to enroll in MEC 100 .
3Electives may be selected from ETR, MEC, IND, MAR, PHY 202 , PHY 199 (lab), MTH 240 , MEC 113 , or ELE 239 .
4Total credits for this degree must equal a minimum of 65 credits.

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