Engineering
For students planning to pursue an Engineering major and transfer to a four-year institution, as a general rule, students should follow the Associate of Science Degree in Engineering at Grayson College as part of the Science and Technology Career Pathway. All students are advised to counsel with the university/college of their choice to determine which courses offered at Grayson College are applicable to that institution's bachelor's degree in their desired major.
Associate of Science - Engineering
The Associate of Science Degree requires that TSI requirements are met.
Subject | Semester Hours |
---|---|
MATH 2312 (Precal Math) | 3 |
ENGL 1301 (Composition I) | 3 |
Creative Arts Core | 3 |
ENGL 1302 (Composition II) | 3 |
Engineering Elective | 2 |
MATH 2413 (Calculus I) | 4 |
PHYS 2325 (University Physics I) | 3 |
PHYS 2125 (University Physics Lab I) | 1 |
HIST 1301 (US History I) | 3 |
HIST 1302 (US History II) | 3 |
Engineering Elective | 3 |
MATH 2414 (Calculus II) | 4 |
PHYS 2326 (University Physics II) | 3 |
PHYS 2126 (University Physics II Lab) | 1 |
GOVT 2305 (Federal Government) | 3 |
Engineering Elective | 3 |
Engineering Elective | 3 |
Engineering Elective | 3 |
GOVT 2306 (Texas Government) | 3 |
Social and Behavioral Science Core | 3 |
Language, Philosophy, & Cultural Core | 3 |
total: | 60 |
*Please review your Student Planner or contact your Student Success Coach/Faculty Advisor to review which courses may be used to fill this degree requirement.
Students earning an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree at Grayson College must complete 42 hours of a state mandated Core Curriculum in addition to major courses and electives in their particular area of interest. Following are the Core Curriculum Component Areas. Click here for allowable courses within each component area.
Component Areas |
Required Hours |
010 Communication |
6 |
020 Mathematics |
3 |
030 Life and Physical Sciences |
6 |
040 Language, Philosophy, and Culture |
3 |
050 Creative Arts |
3 |
060 American History |
6 |
070 Government/Political Science |
6 |
080 Social and Behavioral Sciences |
3 |
090 Component Area Option |
6 |
Total |
42 |
Basic laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in ; introduction of the scientific method, experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory report.
Fundamental principles of chemistry for majors in the sciences, health sciences, and engineering; topics include measurements, fundamental properties of matter, states of matter, chemical reactions, chemical stoichiometry, periodicity of elemental properties, atomic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure, solutions, properties of gases, and an introduction to thermodynamics and descriptive chemistry. Corequisite CHEM 1111.
Introduces the fundamental concepts of structured programming. Topics include software development methodology, data types, control structures, functions, arrays, and the mechanics of running, testing, and debugging. This course assumes computer literacy.
This is an introduction to the engineering profession with emphasis on technical communication and team-based engineering design.
Introduction to computer-aided drafting using CAD software and sketching to generate two- and three-dimensional drawings based on the conventions of engineering graphical communication; topics include spatial relationships, multi-view projections and sectioning, dimensioning, graphical presentation of data, and fundamentals of computer graphics.
Laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in ENGR 2305 involving DC and AC circuit theory, network theorems, time, and frequency domain circuit analysis. Introduction to principles and operation of basic laboratory equipment; laboratory report preparation. Co-requisite: ENGR 2305
Basic theory of engineering mechanics, using calculus, involving the description of forces, moments, and couples acting on stationary engineering structures; equilibrium in two and three dimensions; free-body diagrams; friction; centroids; centers of gravity; and moments of inertia.
Basic theory of engineering mechanics, using calculus, involving the motion of particles, rigid bodies, and systems of particles; Newton's Laws; work and energy relationships; principles of impulse and momentum; application of kinetics and kinematics to the solution of engineering problems.
Principles of electrical circuits and systems. Basic circuit elements resistance, inductance, mutual inductance, capacitance, independent and dependent controlled voltage, and current sources. Topology of electrical networks; Kirchhoff's laws; node and mesh analysis; DC circuit analysis; operational amplifiers; transient and sinusoidal steady-state analysis; AC circuit analysis; first- and second-order circuits; Bode plots; and use of computer simulation software to solve circuit problems.
Stresses, deformations, stress-strain relationships, torsions, beams, shafts, columns, elastic deflections in beams, combined loading, and combined stresses.
Ordinary differential equations, including linear equations, systems of equations, equations with variable coefficients, existence and uniqueness of solutions, series solutions, singular points, transform methods, and boundary value problems; application of differential equations to real-world problems.
Limits and continuity; the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; definition of the derivative of a function and techniques of differentiation; applications of the derivative to maximizing or minimizing a function; the chain rule, mean value theorem, and rate of change problems; curve sketching; definite and indefinite integration of algebraic, trigonometric, and transcendental functions, with an application to calculation of areas.
Differentiation and integration of transcendental functions; parametric equations and polar coordinates; techniques of integration; sequences and series; improper integrals
Advanced topics in calculus, including vectors and vector-valued functions, partial differentiation, Lagrange multipliers, multiple integrals, and Jacobians; application of the line integral, including Green's Theorem, the Divergence Theorem, and Stokes' Theorem.