2021 - 2022 Dallas College Catalog

2021 - 2022 Catalog
Engineering Degrees

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

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

Degree Code: AS.UTD.MECH.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 the UTD's Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program. Students should follow this plan only if they wish to transfer to UTD in Mechanical 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 Mechanical 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 (2) 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 Curriculum 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.

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS A.S. DEGREE 60

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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I 4
ENGR 1201 Introduction to Engineering 2
ENGR 2105 Electrical Circuits I 1
Semester Total 7
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS TRANSFERABLE TO UTD FOR THIS PROGRAM 67

NOTE: MATH 2413, 2414 and 2415 are required to satisfy MATH 2417 and MATH 2419. UTD's accelerated two-semester calculus sequence, MATH 2417 and MATH 2419, is equivalent to the three-semester calculus sequence offered at community colleges. Students must take Calculus I, Calculus II, and Calculus III in order to be equivalent.

NOTE: Students must take ENGR 2301 and ENGR 2302 to receive credit for UTD MECH 2310.

NOTE: Students must take both ENGR 2305 and ENGR 2105 to receive credit for EE 1100 and EE 1201 at UTD.

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.