Engineering

Associate in Science Degree: Engineering

The Engineering program provides curriculum concerned with the fundamentals of mechanics, electrical theory, and materials that can be applied to all disciplines within engineering. The degree concentrates on helping students develop critical thinking skills, a creative imagination, and excellent communication skills to effectively function in the professional environment. Most careers in engineering require a baccalaureate or graduate degree. Career options include: mechanical engineer, civil engineer, computer engineer, aerospace engineer, biomedical engineer, automotive engineer, and manufacturing engineer.

Student Learning Outcome: Students will be able to interpret, analyze, and evaluate engineering concepts.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 48
 

    Units
ENGR-101 Introduction to Science, Engineering and Technology 2.0
ENGR-151 Materials of Engineering 3.0
ENGR-151L Materials of Engineering Lab 1.0
ENGR-152 Statics 3.0
ENGR-153 Electrical Circuits I 4.0
CHEM-201 General Chemistry I 6.0
CMPSCI-235 ‘C’ Programming 3.0
MATH-211 Calculus I 5.0
MATH-212 Calculus II 5.0
MATH-213 Calculus III 5.0
MATH-215 Differential Equations 3.0
PHYSIC-220 Physics for Scientists and Engineers: Mechanics of Solids and Fluids 4.0
PHYSIC-221 Physics for Scientists and Engineers: Electricity and Magnetism 4.0
     
Recommended electives:  
     
ENGR-110 Introduction to AutoCAD 3.0
ENGR-114 Solids Modeling for Mechanical Drafting 3.0
ENGR-154 Engineering Economy 3.0
ENGR-155 Dynamics 3.0
ENGR-161 Strength of Materials 3.0
ENGR-161L Strength of Materials Lab 1.0
PHYSIC-222 Physics for Scientists and Engineers: Wave Motion, Heat, Optics and Modern Physics 4.0


ENGR 090 EXPLORING GADGETS, ENGINEERING, AND TECHNOLOGY
Units: 3.00
36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Introduces applied physics and engineering concepts, emphasizing technologies and phenomena used in the industrial laboratory setting.


ENGR 096 DISCOVER ENGINEERING
Units: 2.00
18.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Explores the various engineering disciplines through the examination of engineering problems and their solutions. Includes essential techniques for success in subsequent engineering courses and become oriented to relevant computer based technologies.


ENGR 101 INTRODUCTION TO SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 18.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Prerequisite: MATH-102

An introduction to engineering and engineering technology. Topics include history, careers, ethics and responsibilities, and engineering calculations and problem solving - examples from mechanics, dynamics and fluids. Various engineering systems are modeled and the design process is examined. Develops written and oral communication skills. Guest speakers from various engineering fields are invited to speak.


ENGR 110 INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD
Units: 3.00
UC:CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Introduces two-dimensional computer-aided drafting using AutoCAD software, including tolerance and dimensioning, symbols, orthographic projection, section and auxiliary views, geometric construction, composition of working drawings.


ENGR 114 SOLIDS MODELING FOR MECHANICAL DRAFTING
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Focuses on design and development of mechanical parts with solids modeling program Solidworks. Emphasizes surface modeling and 'top-down' design.


ENGR 151 MATERIALS OF ENGINEERING
Units: 3.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Prerequisite: CHEM-201.

Covers properties of materials as they relate to atomic and crystal structure. Topics include atomic structure and bonding; crystalline structures; phases and phase diagrams; metals; polymers; electrical and magnetic properties; optical properties; and corrosion and process methods.


ENGR 151L MATERIALS OF ENGINEERING LAB
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
Co-requisite: ENGR-151.

Presents crystalline structures, mechanical properties of metals, the electrical properties of semiconducting materials, and polymers in a laboratory setting. Investigates experiments involving cold-working, heat-treatment, material hardness, ductile-to-brittle fracture behavior, fatigue, equilibrium phase diagrams, steel microstructure, corrosion, and process methods


ENGR 152 STATICS
Units: 3.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Prerequisite: MATH-211 and PHYSIC-220

Applies the principles of mechanics to rigid bodies in two and three-dimensional equilibrium. Focuses on graphical solutions using force vectors and equivalent force systems to solve problems pertaining to friction, centroids, center of gravity, and moments of inertia for areas.


ENGR 153 ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS I
Units: 4.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Prerequisite: MATH-212 and PHYSIC-221

Presents electric circuit analysis in both time and frequency domains, transient and steady state solutions. Topics include linear circuit analysis techniques, Kirchoff's laws, Network theorems, mesh and nodal analysis, OP amps and amplifiers, Thevenin/Norton equivalents, natural-forced-complete response of RLC circuits, AC circuits, phasors, three-phase power, frequency response, and resonance.


ENGR 154 ENGINEERING ECONOMY
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Prerequisite: MATH-060

Introduces engineering economy problems with a focus on the selection of alternatives and replacement decisions, including interest compounding, depreciation, tax, capital costs and flows, and economic life.


ENGR 155 DYNAMICS
Units: 3.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Prerequisite: ENGR-152 and MATH-212

Introduces the principles of Newtonian Dynamics in one-, two-, and three-dimensional motions, including kinematics of a single particle, system of particles, rigid bodies, conservation laws, work, energy, impulse, impact and free and forced vibrations.


ENGR 161 STRENGTH OF MATERIALS
Units: 3.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Prerequisite: ENGR-152

Emphasizes stresses and strains under axial, shearing, and torsional forces; flexural stresses and deflections of simple beams; columns; and combined stresses.


ENGR 161L STRENGTH OF MATERIALS LAB
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
Co-requisite: ENGR-161

Presents physical and engineering properties of materials resulting from tension, shear stresses, compression, bending, hardness, torsion, impact, and combined loading in a laboratory setting. Also investigates column buckling, moment of inertia, beam deflection, flexure, and design beyond the elastic limit.


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