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Engineering

With a shortage of qualified engineers in the United States, demand is high in this profession. CCBC’s Engineering program emphasizes strong qualitative and quantitative skills related to mathematics and science concepts. Students develop critical thinking and problem solving skills needed in the field of engineering. Students are prepared to either enter the workforce or transfer to a college offering a bachelor’s degree in engineering.

The program builds a strong background in computer aided drafting, engineering concepts, mathematics, physics, chemistry, C++ programming, robotics, and communication skills. Industry-standard software applications are used to develop classroom project solutions. Courses are comparable in content and expectations to the first two years of most engineering programs at a four-year institution.

Engineers can pursue careers in areas of business, research and development, education, health professions, industry, government, and computer information systems.

Program Outcomes:

Graduates will be able to

  1. Develop an engineering notebook.
  2. Use the necessary techniques and practices to produce a functional robot.
  3. Design and construct a functioning circuit board.
  4. Gather information related to possible career paths within the Engineering field.

 

CURRICULUM FIRST YEAR

First Semester | 17 credits

CodeTitleCredits
CHEM 101General Chemistry I 4.00
CIST 100Introduction to Information Tech 3.00
 OR 
CIST 106Software Productivity Tools 3.00
ENGR 100Intro to Engineering 3.00
ENGR 130Robotics 3.00
MATH 160Calculus I 4.00

Second Semester | 16/17 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
CHEM 102General Chemistry II 4.00
 OR TAOC Category Five (BUSM, HIST, POLS) 
ENGR 120CAD:Computer Aided Drafting 3.00
MATH 161Calculus II 4.00
PSYC 101General Psychology 3.00
 OR 
SOCI 101Principles of Sociology 3.00
WRIT 101English Composition 3.00

CURRICULUM SECOND YEAR

Third-Semester | 14/15 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
CIST 150C++Programming 3.00
 OR 
CHEM 201Organic Chemistry I 4.00
 OR TAOC Category Five (BUSM, HIST, POLS) 
ENGR 140Electrical Circuits 3.00
MATH 200Calculus III 4.00
PHYS 202University Physics I 4.00

Fourth Semster | 14/15 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
ENGR 150Statics and Strengths of Materials 3.00
 OR 
CHEM 202Organic Chemistry II 4.00
LITR 210Concepts of Literature 3.00
MATH 220Differential Equations 4.00
PHYS 203University Physics II 4.00