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Mathematics Department

Engineering Program

ENGINEERING SCIENCE

Engineering Science A.S. Transfer Program

The Engineering Science curriculum offers students with a strong mathematics and science background the courses that are required in the first two years of study in many bachelor's degree programs in engineering. All of the courses will be accepted toward a Bachelor's degree by the schools of engineering at the following institutions: University of Connecticut at Storrs; Fairfield University; University of Hartford; University of New Haven; and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. A variety of majors are available in those schools of engineering, including Aeronautical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science and Engineering.

 

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to

  • 1. Transition seamlessly into a Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Engineering with junior level status in the receiving institution as part of the Engineering Pathway Program.
  • 2. Demonstrate the ability to assist in research, development, design, production, testing and various other functions associated with engineering.
  • 3. Demonstrate a good understanding of engineering principles/concepts.
  • 4. Demonstrate a good understanding of mathematical concepts.
  • 5. Demonstrate good working knowledge of state-of-the-art hardware and software in support of Engineering design.
  • 6. Demonstrate the ability to think through a problem in a logical manner.
  • 7. Organize and carry through to conclusion the solution to a problem.
  • 8. Demonstrate good communication skills.
  • 9. Demonstrate teamwork skills.
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    REQUIREMENTS FOR THE A.S. DEGREE

    (65-66 CREDITS)

               

    COLLEGE CORE REQUIREMENTS (26 CREDITS)                                                                                                                                                               Credits

    ENG 101 Composition                                                            3         

    ENG 102 Literature and Composition                                  3

    HIS 101 Western Civilization I                                                3

    or                                                                                           

    HIS 102 Western Civilization II

    MAT 254 Calculus I                                                                  4

    CHE 121 General Chemistry I                                               4

    Humanities/Social Science electives*                                 9

     

    MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (39 40 CREDITS)

    CSC 108 Introduction to Programming                                  4

    CAD 133 CAD Mechanical AUTOCAD

    or                                                                                           

    CSC 213 Object Oriented Programming Using C++          3-4

    EGR 111 Introduction to Engineering                                    3

    MAT 256 Calculus II                                                                  4

    MAT 268 Calculus III: Multivariable                                        4

    MAT 285 Differential Equations                                             3

    EGR 211 Engineering Statics                                                 3

    EGR 212 Engineering Dynamics                                           3

    CHE 122 General Chemistry II                                              4

    PHY 221 Calculus-Based Physics I                                       4

    PHY 222 Calculus-Based Physics II                                      4

     

    RECOMMENDED SEQUENCE OF STUDY for the Engineering Science A.S. Transfer Program

     

    Semester 1                                                                      Credits                                                                 

    MAT 254 Calculus I                                                                4

    CHE 121 General Chemistry I                                             4

    CSC 108 Introduction to Programming                             4

    EGR 111 Introduction to Engineering                                 3

    ENG 101 Composition                                                           3

     

    Semester 2

    MAT 256 Calculus II                                                               4

    CHE 122 General Chemistry II                                            4

    CAD 133 CAD Mechanical AUTOCAD                             3-4

    OR                                                                                      

    CSC 213 Object Oriented Programming  Using C++

    ENG 102 Literature and Composition                               3

     

    Semester 3

    MAT 268 Calculus III: Multivariable                                       4

    EGR 211 Engineering Statics                                               3

    PHY 221 Calculus-Based Physics I                                    4

    Humanities/Social Science electives*                                 3

    Humanities/Social Science electives*                                 3

     

    Semester 4

    MAT 285 Differential Equations                                             3

    EGR 212 Engineering Dynamics                                          3

    PHY 222 Calculus-Based Physics II                                    4

    HIS 101 Western Civilization I                                                3

    or                                                                                        

    HIS 102 Western Civilization II

    Humanities/Social Science electives*                                 3

     

    * For transferable electives to the various universities, see the pathway coordinator.

    ** Due to the sequential nature of junior and senior engineering courses, students in some majors may have to take additional coursework to graduate within a four-year time frame.

     

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    Technological Studies (Pathway)

    A.S. Transfer Program

    This program is a pathway for students who wish to transfer into the B.S. program in Industrial Technology, or the B.S. program in Technology and Engineering Education, K-12 at Central Connecticut State University.

    The curriculum covers a broad spectrum of topics in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computer-aided drafting, computers, humanities, and social science electives. Each of these courses is directly transferable to CCSU. Successful completion of the program allows students to enter their junior year at CCSU.

    PROGRAM OUTCOMES

    Upon successful completion of all Technology Studies degree program requirements, graduates will:

    • 1. Transition seamlessly into a Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Technology with Junior level status in the receiving institution as part of the Technological Studies Pathway Program.
    • 2. Demonstrate team-oriented skills that permit effective participation in multicultural work and social environments.
    • 3. Apply appropriate mathematical and scientific principles to industrial technology applications.
    • 4. Perform competently in mathematics.
    • 5. Express ideas effectively through written and oral communications.
    • 6. Demonstrate proficiency in technical fundamentals to analyze industrial technology problems and make appropriate decisions.
    • 7. Maintain a practical knowledge of state-of-the-art hardware and software.
    • 8. Apply skills and knowledge to effectively and efficiently plan, organize, implement, measure, and manage technology.
    • 9. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of engineering graphics as well as conventional drafting practices, such as orthographic and isometric projection, section, detail, and auxiliary views.
    • 10. Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the use of state-of- the-art computer-aided design (CAD) software and be able to respond positively to continuous software revisions and upgrades.
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      REQUIREMENTS FOR THE A.S. DEGREE

      (65-66 CREDITS)

       

      COLLEGE CORE REQUIREMENTS (31-32 CREDITS)         Credits

      ENG 101 Composition                                                                        3

      ENG 102 Literature and Composition                                                3

      MAT 172 College Algebra                                                                  3

      COM 173 Public Speaking                                                                 3

      CHE 121 General Chemistry I/Lab                                                    4

      Fine Arts elective                                                                                3

      Social Science elective (History)                                                       3

      Humanities elective (Philosophy or Foreign Language)                     3-4

      Behavioral Science elective (Psychology or Sociology)                   3

      Social Science elective (Economics)                                                             3

       

      MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (34 CREDITS)

      CAD 133 CAD Mechanical AUTOCAD                                             3

      CSC 103 Computer Concepts and Applications/Lab                         4

      MAT 186 Pre-Calculus                                                                       4

      MAT 201 Statistics                                                                              3

      PHY 114 Mechanics/Lab                                                                    4

      PHY 115 Heat, Light and Sound/Lab                                                 4

      CAD 204 3-D Architectural AUTOCAD                                             3

      Directed electives*                                                                              12

       

       

       

       

       

       

      RECOMMENDED SEQUENCE OF STUDY

       

      Semester 1                                                                                   Credits

      ENG 101 Composition                                                                        3

      CAD 133 CAD Mechanical AUTOCAD                                             3

      CSC 103 Computer Concepts and Applications/Lab                         4

      MAT 172 College Algebra                                                                  3

      Fine Arts elective                                                                                3

      Social Science elective (History)                                                       3

       

      Semester 2

      CHE 121 General Chemistry I/Lab                                                    4

      PHY 114 Mechanics /Lab                                                                   4

      COM 173 Public Speaking                                                                 3

      MAT 186 Pre-Calculus                                                                       4

      ENG 102 Literature and Composition                                                3

       

      Semester 3

      PHY 115 Heat, Light and Sound/Lab                                                 4

      MAT 201 Statistics                                                                              3

      Directed elective                                                                                 3

      Humanities elective (Philosophy or Foreign Language)                     3-4

      Behavioral Science elective (Psychology or Sociology)                   3

       

      Semester 4

      CAD 204 3-D Architectural AUTOCAD                                             3

      Social Science elective (Economics)                                                             3

      Directed electives*                                                                              9

       

      *Directed electives - These are courses chosen in either the Math, Science, Technical or Business areas which are required in a student's chosen field of study at CCSU. (See Pathway Coordinator for details.)