2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Engineering Degrees


ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCES DEGREE IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Offered at Richland College in conjunction with the
University of Texas at Dallas

Degree Code: AS.UTD.COMP.ENGR

This is an "Articulated" degree with the University of Texas at Dallas.

Students who complete this degree with a GPA of 2.50 with no grade below that of "C" and who meet all admissions requirements at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) will be accepted into the UTD's Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering program. Students should follow this plan only if they wish to transfer to UTD in Computer Engineering. Students wishing to transfer to another university should not assume this entire plan will transfer.

In order to be eligible to receive this AS degree in Computer Engineering, a student must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 60 credit hours indicated in this degree plan;
  2. Earn a grade of "C" or better in English 1301 and the selected college-level mathematics course;
  3. Receive a GPA (2) of at least 2.00 ("C")
    [NOTE:  UTD guarantees admission with a 2.50 GPA with no grade below a “C”];

  4. Meet all Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements and course prerequisites; and
  5. Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

This degree does not include all Core course requirements. Students who plan to transfer must work closely with an advisor/counselor.

Students completing this degree must submit to UTD a completed Texas Common Application within 12 months of their anticipated enrollment at UTD.

Course Requirements for the AS Degree in Computer Engineering Credit Hours

TIER 1 - CORE FOUNDATIONS

CRITICAL READING AND WRITING
Select EACH of the following:
ENGL 1301 (a grade of "C" or better required)  CB010    
HIST 1301     CB060

6

QUANTITATIVE REASONING
Select the following: CB020  
(A grade of "C" or better required)
MATH 2413

4

TIER 2 - CORE DOMAINS

QUALITATIVE REASONING, LITERACY AND RESEARCH
Select the following: CB010  
ENGL 1302

3

SELF AND SOCIETY

Select the following: CB070
GOVT 2305

Select ONE of the following: CB060  
HIST 1302, 2301, 2328, 2381

6

SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY AND SUSTAINABILITY
Select EACH of the following: CB030  
PHYS 2425
PHYS 2426

8

TIER 3 - INTEGRATIVE LEARNING

CRITICAL ISSUES IN THE STATE-FEDERAL RELATIONSHIP
Select the following: CB070  
GOVT 2306

3
CORE CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS AS DEGREE
30
COMPUTER ENGINEERING REQUIRED COURSES

Select EACH of the following:
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I
COSC 1437 Programming Fundamentals II
COSC 2436 Programming Fundamentals III
ENGR 1172 Introduction to Experimental Techniques or 2105 Electrical Circuits I Laboratory
ENGR 1201 Introduction to Engineering
ENGR 2300 Applied Linear Algebra
MATH 2414 Calculus II
MATH 2415 Calculus III
MATH 2420 Differential Equations

Note:
MATH 2413, 2421 and 2415 are required to satisfy the MATH 2417 and 2419. UTD's accelerated two-semester calculus sequence, MATH 2417 and 2419, is equivalent to the three-semester calculus sequence offered at community colleges. Students must take Calculus I, Calculus II, and Calculus III in order to be equivalent.

Students must take both ENGR 1201 and 2105 to receive credit for the UTD ECS 1200 and CE 1202. In addition, student will be required to make up one additional credit hour in major upper level courses.

Students must take one course from each of the following course pairs (but not both) to receive credit: COSC 1415 or 1436; ENGR 2105 or 1172; ENGR 2106 or 2110; ENGR 2306 or 2310. Only one course from the pair will be accepted for transfer credit at UTD.
30
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS AS DEGREE
60

Additional Course That May be Completed by the Student and
Will be Accepted for Transfer Into the UTD Computer Engineering Program

Select the following:
MATH 2305 Discrete Mathematics

3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS TRANSFERABLE TO UTD FOR THIS PROGRAM 63

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