2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Engineering Degrees

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN
PRE-MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

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.



Courses Required for the A.S. Degree in Pre-Mechanical Engineering
Component Areas
and CB Codes
Courses Semester-Credit Hours Required

Communication
(CB010)
Select EACH of the following:

ENGL 1301 (a grade of "C" or better is required)
ENGL 1302

6
Mathematics
(CB020)
Select the following:

(A grade of "C" or better is required.)
MATH 2413
4
Life and Physical Sciences
(CB030)
Select EACH of the following:

PHYS 2425, 2426

8
Language, Philosophy and Culture
(CB040)
Select ONE of the following:

ENGL 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2331, 2332, 2333, 2341, 2351

HUMA 1302, 1305, 2319

PHIL 1301, 1304, 2306, 2307, 2316, 2321

3
Creative Arts
(CB050)
Select ONE of the following:

ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304

DANC 2303

DRAM 1310, 2361, 2366

HUMA 1311, 1315

MUSI 1306, 1307, 1310

3
American History
(CB060)
Select the following:

HIST 1301

and

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

6
Government/Political Science
(CB070)
Select EACH of the following:

GOVT 2305, 2306

6
Social and Behavioral Sciences
(CB080)
Select the following:

ECON 2301

3
Component Area Option
(CB090)
Select ONE of the following:

SPCH 1311, 1315, or 1321
3
CORE CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS AS DEGREE 42


 
PRE-MECHANICAL ENGINEERING REQUIRED COURSES (PMENG)
 

Select EACH of the following:

ENGR 2105 Electrical Circuits I Laboratory
ENGR 2301 Engineering Mechanics - Statics
ENGR 2302 Engineering Mechnaics - Dynamics
ENGR 2305 Electrical Circuits I
MATH 2414 Calculus II
MATH 2415 Calculus III

18

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS A.S. DEGREE
60
OTHER COURSES

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:

CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II
ENGR 1201 Introduction to Engineering
ENGR 1304 Engineering Graphics I
MATH 2420 Differential Equations

17

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS TRANSFERABLE FOR THIS PROGRAM 77

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