2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Engineering Degrees


ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCES DEGREE IN COMPUTER/ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

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

Degree Code: AS.UNT.COMP/ELET.11

This is an "Articulated" degree with the University of North Texas (UNT).

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 North Texas (UNT) will be accepted into UNT's Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering program. Students should follow this plan only if they wish to transfer to UNT in Computer Engineering or Electrical 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/Electrical Engineering, a student must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 60 credit hours indicated in this plan (students should also complete the additional hours as shown in order to be accepted into the UNT program);
  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")
  4. Give permission to DCCCD and UNT to share transcript data in order to evaluate degree program progress and assist in degree completion requirements and reporting;
  5. [NOTE: UNT guarantees admission with a 2.50 GPA with no grade below a "C"];
  6. Meet all Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements and course prerequisites; and
  7. Complete at least 25% of the degree requirements at Richland College.

This degree does not include all Core course requirements.

Students who plan to transfer must work closely with an advisor/counselor.


Course Requirements for the AS Degree in Computer/Electrical 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  
MATH 2413 (a grade of "C" or better required)

4

TIER 2 - CORE DOMAINS

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

3

SELF AND SOCIETY

Select the following: CB070  
ECON 2301

Select the following: CB060  
GOVT 2305

Select ONE of the following: CB080
HIST 1302, 2301, 2328, 2381

9

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



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TIER 3 - INTEGRATIVE LEARNING

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


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CORE CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS AS DEGREE 33
COMPUTER ENGINEERING

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 2106 Introduction to Digital Systems Laboratory or 2110 Introduction to Digital Systems Laboratory
ENGR 2300 Applied Linear Algebra
ENGR 2306 Introduction to Digital Systems or 2310 Introduction to Digital Systems
MATH 2414 Calculus II
MATH 2420 Differential Equations

Note:
Students who complete MATH 2420 at Richland College will be ineligible to receive a Mathematics Minor from UNT along with their Bachelor's degree. In order to be eligible to receive Mathematics Minor from UNT, the student must take MATH 2420 at UNT.

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 UNT.

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS COMPUTER ENGINEERING AS DEGREE 60

OTHER COURSES -- COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Additional Courses That May be Taken at Richland College and Accepted as
Transfer Into the UNT Electrical Engineering Program

Select EACH of the following:
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II
MATH 2305 Discrete Mathematics

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS TRANSFERABLE TO UNT FOR THIS PROGRAM 71
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
CORE CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS AS DEGREE 33
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING REQUIRED COURSES

Select EACH of the following:
ENGR 1172 Introduction to Experimental Techniques or 2105 Electrical Circuits I Laboratory
ENGR 1201 Introduction to Engineering
ENGR 2300 Applied Linear Algebra
ENGR 2304 Programming for Engineers
ENGR 2305 Electric Circuits I
ENGR 2306 Introduction to Digital Systems or 2310 Introduction to Digital Systems
MATH 2414 Calculus II
MATH 2415 Calculus III
MATH 2420 Differential Equations

Note: 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 UNT.

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AS DEGREE 60

OTHER COURSES -- ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Additional Courses That May be Taken at Richland College and Accepted as
Transfer Into the UNT Electrical Engineering Program

Select EACH of the following:
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing
ENGR 2106 Introduction to Digital Systems Laboratory or 2110 Introduction to Digital Systems Laboratory

Note: 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 UNT.

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS TRANSFERABLE TO UNT FOR THIS PROGRAM 72

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