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Engineering Science A.S.


View Aerospace Engineering: 408
View Bioengineering: 411A
View Chemical Engineering: 406
View Civil Engineering: 407
View Computer Engineering: 409
View Electrical Engineering: 402
View Fire Protection Engineering: 403
View Materials and Science Engineering:413
View Mechanical Engineering: 404
View Nuclear Engineering: 405
View General Engineering: 410


This curriculum is designed to provide the first two years of a four-year program leading to the award of a B.S. in engineering.  A student planning to transfer to any baccalaureate degree granting institution should follow the appropriate track listed below in consultation with an engineering advisor.    The student should also visit the Montgomery College Engineering Advising website at www.montgomerycollege.edu/engineeringadvising for up-to-date comprehensive information on transfer requirements for all universities and colleges with which we have an articulated transfer program.

Completion of all requirements for any track in engineering science will lead to the award of the A.S. in engineering science.


Aerospace Engineering: 408
Engineering Science A.S.

Revised: Effective Semester - Fall 2008

This track will prepare students to transfer to other aerospace engineering programs. Specific requirements in colleges vary, and the student preparing for a particular institution may, with approval, change the sequence listed below; this sequence of courses is articulated with the aerospace engineering program at University of Maryland College Park.*

A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows; all students should consult an engineering adviser.

First Semester
CH 135 General Chemistry for Engineers † 4
EN 102 Techniques of Reading and Writing II (ENGF) 3
ES 100 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
MA 181 Calculus I  (MATF)  4
Health foundation 1
Second Semester
ES 102 Statics 3
MA 182 Calculus II 4
PH 161 General Physics I 3
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution‡  3
  Humanities distribution 3
Third Semester
ES 220 Mechanics of Materials 3
MA 280 Multivariable Calculus 4
PH 262 General Physics II  (NSLD) 4
  Arts distribution  3
Fourth Semester
ES 232 Thermodynamics 3
MA 282 Differential Equations 3
MA 284 Linear Algebra 4
PH 263 General Physics III (NSLD) 4
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution ‡ 3
Total credit hours 62

*  ENAE 283 Fundamentals of Aeronautical Systems should be taken at University of Maryland College Park in order to achieve full junior standing upon transfer. 
†  Students may substitute CH 102.
‡  The two three-credit-hour behavioral and social sciences courses must be form different disciplines.

Program Outcomes for the Engineering A.S. Degree - Aerospace

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Transfer to a four-year university with a major in aerospace engineering at or close to the junior level.
  • Identify, formulate, and solve basic physics and engineering problems in mechanics and thermodynamics.
  • Design simple mechanisms and structures using analytical and numerical methods in the area of aerospace engineering.
  • Use computer programming and application software in aerospace engineering such as Pro/Engineer, and MatLab.

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Bioengineering: 411A
Engineering Science A.S.

Revised: Effective Semester - Fall 2013

This track will prepare students to transfer to a four-year university with major in bioengineering program at or close to the junior level. Specific requirements in colleges vary, and the student preparing for transfer to a particular institution may, with approval, change the sequence listed below; this sequence of courses is articulated with bioengineering program at University of Maryland College Park.‡

A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows; all students should consult an engineering advisor.

Note:  ‡Students need to take BIOE 121, and 241 at University of Maryland, College Park to achieve junior status.

First Semester
CH 102* Principles of Chemistry II   (NSLD) 4
EN 102* Techniques of Reading and Writing II  (ENGF) 3
ES 100 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
MA 181 Calculus I  (MATF) 4
  Health Foundation 1
Second Semester
ES 102 Statics 3
ES 120 Biology for Engineers 3
MA 182 Calculus II 4
PH 161 General Physics I  (NSND) 3
  Behavioral and social science distribution†  3
Third Semester
CH 203 Organic Chemistry I 5
MA 280 Multivariable Calculus 4
PH 262 General Physics II  (NSLD) 4
  Behavioral and social science distribution   3
Fourth Semester
ES 220 Mechanics of Materials 3
MA 282 Differential Equations 3
ES 232 Thermodynamics 3
  Arts distribution  3
  Humanities distribution  3
Total credit hours 62
* Students should check prerequisites for CH 102 and EN 102
† The two behavioral and social sciences courses must be from different disciplines.

Program Outcomes for the Engineering A.S. Degree - Bioengineering

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Identify, formulate and solve basic physics, biology problems in biomechanics and biochemistry.
  • Integrate engineering and life sciences to build solid foundation in bioengineering applications.
  • Use computer application software in bioengineering such as Pro/Engineer.

 

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Chemical Engineering: 406
Engineering Science A.S.

Revision:  Effective Semester -  Fall 2013

This track will prepare students to transfer to a four-year university with major in chemical engineering program at or close to the junior level. Specific requirements in colleges vary, and the student preparing for transfer to a particular institution may, with approval, change the sequence listed below; this sequence of courses is articulated with chemical engineering program at University of Maryland College Park.‡

A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows; all students should consult an engineering advisor.

‡ Students need to take CHBE 101, 250, 301, and 302 at University of Maryland, College Park to achieve junior status.

First Semester
CH 102* Principles of Chemistry II  4
EN 102* Techniques of Reading and Writing II 3
ES 100 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
MA 181 Calculus I 4
  Health foundation  1
Second Semester
ES 102 Statics 3
MA 182 Calculus II 4
PH 161 General Physics I  (NSND) 3
  Humanities distribution  3
  Art distribution 3
Third Semester
CH 203 Organic Chemistry I 5
MA 280 Multivariable Calculus 4
PH 262  General Physics II (NSLD) 4
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution † 3
Fourth Semester
CH 204 Organic Chemistry II 5
MA 282 Differential Equations 3
PH 263 General Physics III  (NSLD) 4
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution † 3
Total credit hours 62

*  Students should check prerequisites for CH 102 and EN102.

† The two behavioral and social sciences courses must be form different disciplines.

Program Outcomes for the Engineering A.S. Degree - Chemical

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Identify, formulate, and solve basic physics and organic chemistry problems.
  • Analyze and design simple chemical processes.
  • Use computer applications software in chemical engineering such as Pro/Engineer.

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Civil Engineering: 407
Engineering Science A.S.

Revised: Effective Semester - Summer 2006

This track will prepare students to transfer to other civil engineering programs. Specific requirements in colleges vary, and the student preparing for transfer to a particular institution may, with approval, change the sequence listed below; this sequence of courses is articulated with the civil engineering program at University of Maryland College Park.*

A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows; all students should consult an engineering adviser.

First Semester
CH 135 General Chemistry for Engineers† 4
EN 102 Techniques of Reading and Writing II 3
ES 100 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
  Health foundation  1
MA 181 Calculus I  4
Second Semester
ES 102 Statics 3
MA 182 Calculus II 4
PH 161 General Physics I 3
  Arts distribution  3
  Humanities distribution  3
Third Semester
ES 220 Mechanics of Materials 3
MA 280 Multivariable Calculus 4
PH 262 General Physics II  4
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution   3
Fourth Semester
ES 221 Dynamics 3
ES 240 Scientific and Engineering Computation 3
MA 282 Differential Equations 3
PH 263 General Physics III  4
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution   3
Total credit hours 61

*ENCE 100, 200, 215, 305 should be taken at the University of Maryland College Park in order to achieve full junior standing upon transfer.

Students may substitute CH 102

‡  The two three-credit-hour behavioral and social sciences courses must be form different disciplines.

Program Outcomes for the Engineering A.S. Degree - Civil

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Have adequate engineering background and be able to transfer to a four-year university with a major in civil engineering at or close to the junior-year level.
  • Identify, formulate, and solve basic physics and engineering problems in structural mechanics.
  • Analyze and design simple structures using analytical and numerical methods in the area of civil engineering.
  • Use computer programming and applications software in civil engineering such as C++, Pro/Engineer, and MatLab.

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Computer Engineering: 409
Engineering Science A.S.

This track will prepare students to transfer to other computer engineering programs. Specific requirements in colleges vary, and the student preparing for transfer to a particular institution may, with approval, change the sequence listed below; this sequence of courses is most similar to the computer engineering program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows; all students should consult an engineering adviser.

 

First Semester
CH 135 General Chemistry for Engineers* 4
EN 102 Techniques of Reading and Writing II 3
ES 100 Introduction to Engineering Design  3
MA 181 Calculus I  4
Second Semester
CS 103 Computer Science I 4
  Health foundation  1
MA 182 Calculus II 4
PH 161 General Physics I  3
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution   3
Third Semester
CS 256 Introduction to Discrete Structures 4
EE 244 Digital Logic Design 3
MA 282 Differential Equations 3
PH 262 General Physics II 4
  Humanities distribution  3
Fourth Semester
CS 204 Computer Science II 4
EE 204 Basic Circuit Analysis 3
EE 206 Fundamental and Digital Circuit Laboratory 2
ES 240 Scientific and Engineering Computation 3
  Arts distribution  3
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution†   3
Total credit hours 64

* Students may substitute CH 102 
† The two three-credit-hour behavioral and social sciences courses must be form different disciplines. 

 

Program Outcomes for the Engineering A.S. Degree - Computer

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Have adequate engineering background and be able to transfer to a four-year university with a major in Computer Engineering at or close to the junior-year level.
  • Identify, formulate, and solve basic physics and engineering problems in programming and digital circuits.
  • Design simple systems using computing theory and numerical methods in the area of Computer Engineering.
  • Use computer application software in computer engineering such as Pro/Engineer, Matlab, C++, and pspice.

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Electrical Engineering: 402
Engineering Science A.S.

Revised: Effective Semester - Fall 2009

This track will prepare students to transfer to other electrical engineering programs. Specific requirements in colleges vary, and the student preparing for a particular institution may, with approval, change the sequence listed below; this sequence of courses is articulated with the electrical engineering program at University of Maryland College Park.

A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows; all students should consult an engineering adviser.

First Semester
CH 135 General Chemistry for Engineers* 4
EN 102 Techniques of Reading and Writing II  (ENGF) 3
ES 100 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
EE 140 Introduction to Programming Concepts for Engineers 2
MA 181 Calculus I (MATF) 4
Second Semester
EE 150 Intermediate Programming Concepts for Engineers 3
EE 244 Digital Logic Design 3
MA 182 Calculus II 4
PH 161 General Physics I  (NSND) 3
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution   3
  Health foundation  1
Third Semester
EE 222 Elements of Discrete Signal Analysis 3
MA 280 Multivariable Calculus 4
PH 262 General Physics II (NSLD) 4
  Arts distribution  3
  Humanities distribution  3
Fourth Semester
EE 204 Basic Circuit Analysis 3
EE 206 Fundamental and Digital Circuit Laboratory 2
MA 282 Differential Equations 3
PH 263 General Physics III (NSLD) 4
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution †  3
Total credit hours 66
* Students may substitute CH 102 
† The two three-credit-hour behavioral and social sciences courses must be form different disciplines.

Program Outcomes for the Engineering A.S. Degree - Electrical

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Have adequate engineering background and be able to transfer to a four-year university with a major in Electrical Engineering at or close to the junior-year level.
  • Identify, formulate, and solve basic physics and engineering problems in analog and digital circuits.
  • Design simple systems and circuits using analytical and numerical methods in the area of Electrical Engineering.
  • Use computer application software in computer engineering such as Pro/Engineer, Matlab, C++, and pspice.

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Fire Protection Engineering: 403
Engineering Science A.S.

This track will prepare students to transfer to other fire protection engineering programs. Specific requirements in colleges vary, and the student preparing for a particular institution may, with approval, change the sequence listed below; this sequence of courses is articulated with the fire protection engineering program at University of Maryland College Park.

A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows; all students should consult an engineering adviser.

First Semester
CH 135 General Chemistry for Engineers* 4
EN 102 Techniques of Reading and Writing II 3
ES 100 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
  Health foundation  1
MA 181 Calculus I  4
Second Semester
ES 102 Statics 3
MA 182 Calculus II 4
PH 161 General Physics I 3
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution   3
  Humanities distribution  3
Third Semester
ES 220 Mechanics of Materials 3
ES 221 Dynamics 3
MA 280 Multivariable Calculus 4
PH 262 General Physics II  4
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution †  3
Fourth Semester
ES 232 Thermodynamics  
              OR
ES 240 Scientific and Engineering Computation 3
MA 282 Differential Equations 3
PH 263 General Physics III  4
  Arts distribution  3
Total credit hours 61

* Students may substitute CH 102 
† The two three-credit-hour behavioral and social sciences courses must be form different disciplines.

 

Program Outcomes for the Engineering A.S. Degree - Fire Protection

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Have adequate engineering background and be able to transfer to a four-year university with a major in Fire Protection Engineering at or close to the junior-year level.
  • Identify, formulate, and solve basic physics and engineering problems in mechanics and thermodynamics.
  • Design simple structures and strategies using analytic and numerical methods in the area of Fire Protection Engineering.
  • Use computer application software in computer engineering such as Pro/Engineer and Matlab

Materials Science and Engineering: 413
Engineering Science A.S.

New Track: Effective - Summer 2006

This track will prepare students to transfer to other materials engineering programs. Specific requirements in colleges vary, and the student preparing for a particular institution may, with approval, change the sequence listed below; this sequence of courses is articulated with the materials science and engineering program at University of Maryland College Park.

A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows; all students should consult an engineering adviser.

First Semester
CH 135 General Chemistry for Engineers* 4
EN 102 Techniques of Reading and Writing II 3
ES 100 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
  Health foundation  1
MA 181 Calculus I  4
Second Semester
ES 102 Statics 3
MA 182 Calculus II 4
PH 161 General Physics I 3
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution†   3
  Humanities distribution  3
Third Semester
CH 203 Organic Chemistry I 5
MA 280 Multivariable Calculus 4
PH 262 General Physics II 4
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution   3
Fourth Semester
EE 204 Basic Circuit Analysis
3
ES 220 Mechanics of Material 3
MA 282 Differential Equations 3
PH 263 General Physics III  4
  Arts Distribution 3
Total credit hours 63
*  Students may substitute CH 102 
† The two three-credit-hour behavioral and social sciences courses must be form different disciplines.

Program Outcomes for the Engineering A.S. Degree - Material Science & Engineering 

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Have adequate engineering background and be able to transfer to a four-year university with a major in material engineering at or close to the junior-year level.
  • Identify, formulate, and solve basic physics and engineering problems in mechanics and nuclear physics.
  • Identify properties of various materials and their applications.
  • Use computer application software in material engineering such as Pro/Engineer and spice.

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Mechanical Engineering: 404
Engineering Science A.S.

This track will prepare students to transfer to other mechanical engineering programs. Specific requirements in colleges vary, and the student preparing for a particular institution may, with approval, change the sequence listed below; this sequence of courses is articulated with the mechanical engineering program at University of Maryland College Park.

A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows; all students should consult an engineering adviser.

First Semester
CH 135 General Chemistry for Engineers* 4
EN 102 Techniques of Reading and Writing II 3
ES 100 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
  Health foundation  1
MA 181 Calculus I  4
Second Semester
ES 102 Statics 3
MA 182 Calculus II 4
PH 161 General Physics I 3
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution   3
  Humanities distribution  3
Third Semester
ES 221 Dynamics 3
MA 280 Multivariable Calculus 4
PH 262 General Physics II  4
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution   3
Fourth Semester
ES 232 Thermodynamics 3
ES 220 Mechanics of Materials 3
MA 282 Differential Equations 3
PH 263 General Physics III  4
  Arts distribution  3
Total credit hours 61
* Student
†  The two three-credit-hour behavioral and social sciences courses must be form different disciplines.ts may substitute CH 102 

Program Outcomes for the Engineering A.S. Degree - Mechanical

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Have adequate engineering background and be able to transfer to a four-year university with a major in mechanical engineering at or close to the junior-year level.
  • Identify, formulate, and solve basic physics and engineering problems in mechanics and energy system.
  • Analyze and design simple mechanical system using analytical method.
  • Use computer application software in mechanical engineering such Pro/Engineer.

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Nuclear Engineering: 405
Engineering Science A.S.

Revised: Effective Semester - Summer 2006

This track will prepare students to transfer to other nuclear engineering programs. Specific requirements in colleges vary, and the student preparing for a particular institution may, with approval, change the sequence listed below. A suggested course sequence for full-time students follow; all students should consult an engineering advisor.

A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows; all students should consult an engineering adviser.

First Semester
CH 135 General Chemistry for Engineers* 4
EN 102 Techniques of Reading and Writing II 3
ES 100 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
  Health foundation  1
MA 181 Calculus I  4
Second Semester
ES 102 Statics 3
MA 182 Calculus II 4
PH 161 General Physics I 3
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution   3
  Humanities distribution  3
Third Semester
ES 221 Dynamics 3
ES 240 Scientific and Engineering Computation 3
MA 280 Multivariable Calculus 4
PH 262 General Physics II  4
  Arts distribution  3
Fourth Semester
EE 204 Basic Circuit Analysis 3
ES 232 Thermodynamics 3
MA 282 Differential Equations 3
PH 263 General Physics III  4
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution   3
Total credit hours 64
* Students may substitute CH 102 
† The two three-credit-hour behavioral and social sciences courses must be form different disciplines.

Program Outcomes for the Engineering A.S. Degree - Nuclear

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Have adequate engineering background and be able to transfer to a four-year university with a major in Nuclear Engineering at or close to the junior-year level.
  • Identify, formulate, and solve basic physics and engineering problems in mechanics and thermodynamics.
  • Design simple systems and reactors using analytical and numerical methods in the area of Nuclear Engineering.
  • Use computer application software in computer engineering such as Pro/Engineer and Matlab.

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General Engineering: 410
Engineering Science A.S.

This track is designed to provide students with the flexibility to transfer to engineering programs outside the University of Maryland system. An engineering adviser should be consulted regarding the choice of engineering science courses to be used for the degree.

A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows; all students should consult an engineering adviser.

First Semester
CH 102 Principles of Chemistry II  4
EN 101 Techniques of Reading and Writing I 3
ES 100 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
MA 181 Calculus I  4
  Humanities distribution 3
Second Semester
  EE or ES elective 3
EN 102 Techniques of Reading and Writing II 3
MA 182 Calculus II 4
PH 161 General Physics I 3
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution * 3
Third Semester
  EE or ES elective 3
  Health foundation  1
MA 280 Multivariable Calculus 4
PH 262 General Physics II 4
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution * 3
Fourth Semester
  EE or ES electives 6
MA 282 Differential Equations 3
PH 263 General Physics III 4
  Arts distribution  3
Total credit hours 64

*  The two three-credit-hour behavioral and social sciences courses must be form different disciplines.

Program Outcomes for the Engineering A.S. Degree - General

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Have adequate engineering background and be able to transfer to a four-year university with major in General Engineering at or close to the junior-year level.
  • Identify, formulate, and solve basic physics and engineering problems in the areas they choose their elective coursework.
  • Make basic designs of systems in their area of choice using analytical and numerical methods.
  • Use appropriate computer application software in engineering such as Pro/Engineer, Matlab, C++, and/or pspice.

Refer to course description pages to identify courses with prerequisites.
Courses in italics meet General Education requirements
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