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AS Degree – Code #0530

Dr. Jon Owejan, Program Coordinator
Email address: owejanjp@alfredstate.edu

Embracing a strong core of courses in chemistry, mathematics, and physics, and including basic English and humanities sequences, this program is augmented by basic engineering courses essential to all engineering disciplines. The primary objective of our program is to provide you with a basic two years of study in order to continue your education at the baccalaureate level in any of the engineering disciplines.

Advantages

  • The program is structured so that most students do not need to decide upon an engineering discipline until the last semester of the second year, allowing them to carefully investigate disciplines and institutions.
  • Students develop laboratory techniques and skills using modern engineering tools.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, physics, and chemistry to solve engineering problems.
  • Integrate the concepts of mathematics, sciences, and humanities in engineering courses.
  • Develop student computational proficiency to analyze and interpret data in solving engineering problems.
  • Develop laboratory techniques and skills using modern engineering tools, including documentation and engineering reports, which reinforce and advance theoretical concepts.
  • Communicate effectively with clear, critical thinking skills and broaden understanding of self and society through the general education requirements.

Direct Entry Into Baccalaureate Degree Program

Alfred State engineering science graduates may enter directly into either the interdisciplinary studies BTech, or the technology management BBA degree program.

Employment Statistics

Employment and continuing education rate of 100 percent – 100 percent continued their education.

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Entrance Requirements/recommendations

Required: Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2/ Trigonometry, Pre-calculus; Physics or Chemistry

Recommended: Both Physics and Chemistry

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

  • 67 semester credit hours in program as listed above
  • 40 semester credit hours of liberal arts and sciences from at least seven of the General Education content groups: mathematics, natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, western civilization, American history, other world civilization, arts, foreign language, and basic communications (must include COMP 1503). A total of three courses in the humanities and social sciences is recommended to enhance transfer
  • 2.0 cumulative grade point average, and department requirement of 2.0 grade point average in major courses (ENGR, ELET, CIVL, MECH, CISY)
  • Approval of department faculty

Engineering Science - AS Degree

TYPICAL FOUR-SEMESTER PROGRAM

First

COMP 1503 Freshman Composition 3
CHEM 1984 Chemical Principles I 4
ENGR 1201 Engineering Sci Orientation 1
MATH 1084 Calculus I 4
  xxx3 Technical Elective 3
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Second

ENGR 2001 Engineering Computing Applctns 1
PHYS 1064 Physics for Engr & Science I 4
  xxx3 General Education Elective 3
LITR xxx3 Literature Elective 3
SOCI 1193 Marriage & Famly Acrs Wrld Clt 3
   OR    
PLSC 1043 American Government 3
   OR    
ANTH 1013 Cultural Anthropology 3
MATH 2094 Calculus II 4
      18

Third

ENGR 2201 Engineering Science Seminar 1
ENGR 3004 Circuit Analysis I 4
ENGR 3213 Analytical Mechanics I 3
MATH 6114 Differential Equations 4
PHYS 2064 Physics for Engr & Sci II 4
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Fourth

ENGR 4213 Analytical Mechanics II 3
ENGR 4264 Engr Mechanics of Materials 4
MATH 6104 Multivariate & Vector Calculus 4
SPCH 1083 Effective Speaking 3
ENGR 3254 Systems Dynamics I 4
   OR    
ENGR 4004 Circuit Analysis II 4
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Typical Technical Electives:

BIOL 1104 General Biology I 4
BIOL 2204 General Biology II 4
CHEM 2984 Chemical Principles II 4
CHEM 3514 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHEM 4524 Organic Chemistry II 4
CISY 4003 Comp Prgrmming III/Data Strctu 3
CISY 5123 Scientific Programming 3
CIVL 1204 Surveying I 4
CIVL 2204 Surveying II 4
ELET 1133 Digital Logic 3
ELET 1111 Digital Logic Laboratory 1
ELET 1143 Electronic Fabrication 3
ELET 2143 Embedded Controller Fundmtls 3
ELET 4154 Microelectronics 4
ELET 4224 Alternative Energy Generation 4
MATH 7113 Economic Analy for Engr Tech 3
MATH 7123 Statistics for Engr Technology 3
MECH 1203 Materials Science 3
MECH 4003 Solid Modeling 3
MECH 1603 Graphics/CAD 3
MECH 1663 Manufacturing Processes 3
PHYS 8013 Modern Physics 3
    Elective (adviser approved)