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2021 - 2022 Dallas College Catalog

2021 - 2022 Catalog
Engineering Degrees


Offered on Brookhaven, Cedar Valley and Mountain View Campuses

Degree Code: AS.PREMECHENGR.18

Students who complete this degree with no grade below that of "C" and who meet all admissions requirements at one of the participating universities will be accepted into the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSMENG) program at that institution. Students who wish to pursue this degree through the compact agreement must complete all course requirements of the Pre-Mechanical Engineering (PMENG) program to satisfy the criteria needed for admission into the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program. Students should follow this plan only if they wish to transfer into that institution's Mechanical Engineering. Students wishing to transfer to another university should not assume this entire degree will transfer.

In order to be eligible to receive this A.S. in Pre-Mechanical Engineering (PMENG) degree, 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")
  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 Dallas College.

Students who transfer to one of the participating universities will not be core complete if he/she complete this degree. This degree does not include all Core course requirements.

Students who plan to transfer to one of the participating universities must work closely with an advisor/counselor.

This page includes Coordinating Board (CB) Codes.

In order to fulfill the requirements to be accepted into the Pre-Mechanical Engineering (PMENG) program at one of the participating universities, students may complete the following courses:

  • Participating Texas Universities:
  • Lamar University
  • Midwestern State University
  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville
  • Texas Tech University
  • The University of Texas at Arlington
  • the University of Texas at Dallas
  • The University of Texas at El Paso
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • The University of Texas at Tyler
  • The University of Texas-Pan American
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
  • University of Houston
  • University of North Texas
  • West Texas A&M University

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.