2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

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ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCES DEGREE WITH AN EMPHASIS IN
PRE-MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Offered at Cedar Valley and Mountain View Colleges

Degree Code: AS.PREMECHENGR.12

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 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 AS degree, a student must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 69 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: participating universities guarantee admission with a 2.50 GPA with no grade below a “C”];

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

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


Course Requirements for the AS Degree Emphasis in Pre-Mechanical Engineering (PMENG) 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

SPEAKING AND LISTENING
Select the following: CB011  
SPCH 1321

3

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

4

WELLNESS AND THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE
Select ONE of the following: CB090  
PHED 1100, 1101, 1102, 1104, 1105, 1106, 1107, 1108, 1109, 1110, 1111, 1112, 1113, 1114, 1115, 1116, 1117, 1118, 1119, 1120, 1121, 1122, 1123, 1124, 1125, 1126, 1127, 1128, 1129, 1164, 1165

1

TIER 2 - CORE DOMAINS

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

3

SELF AND SOCIETY

Select ONE of the following: CB070  
ECON 2301, 2302, 2311; HIST 2321, 2322

Select the following: CB060  
GOVT 2305

Select the following: CB080
HIST 1302

9

HUMANITY, CREATIVITY AND THE AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE
Select ONE of the following: CB050  
ARTS 1304; DANC 2303; DRAM 1310, 2361; HUMA 1315; MUSI 1306, 1308, 1309

Select ONE of the following: CB040  
CUST 2370; ENGL 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2331, 2332, 2333, 2342, 2343, 2351; PHIL 1301, 1304, 1316, 1317, 2303, 2306, 2307, 2316, 2317, 2318, 2321

6

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

8

TIER 3 - INTEGRATIVE LEARNING

CRITICAL ISSUES IN LOCAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL CONTEXTS
Select the following: CB070  
GOVT 2306

3
CORE CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS AS DEGREE
43
PRE-MECHANICAL ENGINEERING REQUIRED COURSES (PMENG)

Select EACH of the following: (11 hours)
MATH 2414
MATH 2415
MATH 2320

Select EACH of the following: (15 hours)
ENGR 1201
ENGR 1304
ENGR 2301
ENGR 2302
ENGR 2307 and 2107
 

26
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS AS (PMENG) DEGREE
69
ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES

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

CHEM 1411

4
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR THIS PMENG PROGRAM 73

Participating Texas Universities:
Lamar University
Midwestern State 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 El Paso
The University of Texas at San Antonio
The University of Texas at Tyler
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
The University of Texas-Pan American
University of North Texas
West Texas A&M University

 


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