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ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE WITH AN EMPHASIS IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING


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

Degree Code: AS.UTA.ELEC.ENGR.11

This is an "Articulated Emphasis" degree with the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA).

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 UTA will be accepted into UTA's Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering program. Students should follow this plan only if they wish to transfer to UTA in 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, a student must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 64 credit hours indicated in this plan.
  2. Earn a grade of "C" or better in English 1301 and the selected college-level mathematics course;
    [Note that a course cannot be transferred to UTA with a grade lower than "C"];
  3. Receive a GPA (2) of at least 2.00 ("C")
    [NOTE: UTA guarantees admission with a 2.50 GPA with no grade below a "C" provided the student has met other admissions requirements];
  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 at Richland College.

Students who plan to transfer to the University of Texas at Arlington must work closely with an advisor/counselor.

Course Requirements for the AS Degree Emphasis in 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

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  
MUEN 1122, 1131, 1132, 1133, 1134, 1135, 1136, 1137, 1151, 1152, 1153; MUSI 1116, 1181, 1183, 1192; 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 the following: CB070  
ECON 2301

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 1301, 1303, 1304; DANC 2303; DRAM 1310, 2361, 2366; HUMA 1311, 1315; MUSI 1306, 1308, 1309, 1310

Select ONE of the following: CB040  
ENGL 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2331, 2332, 2333, 2342, 2343, 2351

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
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING REQUIRED COURSES

Select ALL of the following:
MATH 2414, 2415 and 2420
ENGR 1172, 1201, 2300 and 2305

21
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS AS DEGREE
64
ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES

In order to fulfill the requirements to be accepted into the UTA Electrical Engineering program,
students must complete the following courses:

CHEM 1411, 1412
ENGR 2301, 2302

14
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR THIS UTA PROGRAM 78

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