2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Engineering Degrees

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

Offered on Richland Campus in conjunction with the
University of Texas at Dallas

Degree Code: AS.UTD.SFTWRE.ENGR

This is an “Articulated” degree with the University of Texas at Dallas.

Students who complete this degree with no grade below that of "C” and who meet all admissions requirements at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) will be accepted into UTD’s Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering program. Students should follow this plan only if they wish to transfer to UTD in Software Engineering. Students wishing to transfer to another university should not assume this entire plan will transfer.

In order to be eligible to receive this A.S. degree in Software Engineering, 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 of at least 2.00 ("C")
  4. Give permission to DCCCD and UTD to share transcript data in order to evaluate degree program progress and assist in degree completion requirements and reporting;
  5. Meet all Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements and course prerequisites; and
  6. Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

This degree does not include all Core course requirements. Students who plan to transfer must work closely with an advisor/counselor.

Students completing this degree must submit to UTD a completed Texas Common Application within 12 months of their anticipated enrollment at UTD.


This page includes Coordinating Board (CB) Codes.

Courses Required for the A.S. Degree in Software Engineering--UTD
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 ONE of the following:

ANTH 2302, 2346, 2351

BIOL 1322

COMM 1307

CRIJ 1301, 1307

ECON 1301, 2301, 2302

GEOG 1302, 1303

GOVT 2304, 2311

HIST 2321, 2322, 2327

PHED 1304

PSYC 2301, 2306, 2314, 2316

SOCI 1301, 1306, 2301, 2306, 2319

TECA 1303, 1354

3
CORE CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS A.S. DEGREE 39
SOFTWARE ENGINEERING REQUIRED COURSES

Select EACH of the following:
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I
COSC 1437 Programming Fundamentals II
COSC2436 Programming Fundamentals III
ENGR 2105 Electrical Circuits I Laboratory
MATH 2414 Calculus II
MATH 2418 Linear Algebra

21
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS A.S. DEGREE
60

Additional courses that may be accepted at Richland Campus and accepted for transfer into the UTD Software Engineering Program:

Select the following:
ENGR 1201 Introduction to Engineering
MATH 2305 Discrete Mathematics

Note: Students must take both ENGR 1201 and ENGR 2105 to receive credit for UTD ECS 1200 and CE 1202. In addition, student will be required to make up one additional credit hour in major upper level courses.

5
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS TRANSFERABLE TO UTD FOR THIS PROGRAM 65