Sep 24, 2020  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering (831), Associate of Science Degree

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 70/72

1Recommended courses to meet requirements are listed under General Education and Wellness Courses .
2In selecting transfer courses, students should consult the catalog of their intended transfer institution and major.

Program Information (HP)

For additional information about this program visit the Health Professions Division web page, stop by room 313 Historic Triangle Campus, phone 757-825-2808 or 757-258-6531, or email