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Engineers are the planners and designers of the technological systems that are the backbone of our modern society. They apply principles of science and mathematics to meet the needs or solve the problems of humankind. These problems typically are multi-faceted and involve the interplay of technological, economic, environmental, sociological, and political components. For this reason, the engineer requires a background in the humanities and Social Sciences as well as in mathematics and natural sciences.

The Engineering program is designed for creative students who want to explore engineering as a potential major. The intent of this program is to provide students a sense of what the engineering profession encompasses while exposing them to engineering concepts to better prepare them for success in engineering at the undergraduate level.

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Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the general requirements for admission to the college. To be successful in this program, students must have demonstrated Math competency to be placed into pre-calculus with Trigonometry (or equivalent).

Engineering Curriculum

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Fall Yr 1 Spring Yr 1 Fall Yr 2 Spring Yr 2
MTH 166
Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry
EGR 124
Intro to Engineering & Engineering Methods
EGR 120
Intro to Engineering
EGR 126
Computer Programming for Engineers [C++]
EGR 198
Intro to Robotics
MTH 173
Calculus with Analytical Geometry I
EGR 199
Engineering Problem Solving
EGR 140
Engineering Mechanics-Statics
EGR 216
Computer Methods in Engineering & Technology
SDV 101
Intro to Engineering
MTH 174
Calculus with Analytical Geometry II
EGR 206
Engineering Economy

Contact Us

Terry Drumheller, Program Coordinator

Phone: 540-857-6366

Brenda Morrison, Program Administration

Phone: 540-857-6731

Carole Graham, Dean of Health Professions

Phone: 540-857-6696

Richard Clark, Professor and Program Head of Engineering

Phone: 540-857-6262

Daniel C. Horine, Program Head of Advanced Technology in Mechatronics

Phone: 540-857-6110