Engineering Science

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program

Department: Engineering Science and Physics

CIP Code: 14.0101

MCC Program Code: EN01

NYSED Code (BRI): 01211

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The purpose of the Engineering Science program is to prepare students for transfer to a four-year engineering school with junior status. Input from several four-year engineering schools in New York State and the Two Year Engineering Science Association of New York has been incorporated into the curriculum design to ensure transferability of the courses. The curriculum provides students with a broad based engineering education enabling them to explore a variety of engineering disciplines before declaring the field they will pursue. Several courses in the program include design and build experiences that allow students to apply what they learn to create working models.
NOTE: Credit earned or transfer credit received (e.g., dual credit courses) for engineering technology courses (e.g., CIT, CPT, ELT, MET, MFG, OPT) are
applicable to the Engineering Science degree.
(Housed in Engineering Science & Physics Department)

Program Learning Outcomes
1) Solve various problems by applying a fundamental understanding of the basic principles of mathematics science and engineering
2) Practice effective team-building skills
3) Display effective presentation/communication skills
4) Apply knowledge of the engineering design and development process in practical situations
5) Design and conduct experiments
6) Analyze and interpret the results of experiments
7) Design systems components or processes to meet specified objectives within realistic constraints
8) Discuss sustainability issues in engineering
9) Develop computational skill and capability using computer hardware and software

Employment Potential
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Requirements for Program Entrance
Pre-calculus (Pre-calculus in high school with an 85 or Math 175 at MCC). Three years of science, including Chemistry and Physics.

Distribution Requirements

Credit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 18 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
MTH 210 Calculus I4
CHE 151 General College Chemistry I4
ENR 161 Computing with Microsoft Excel and LabVIEW3
ENR 153 Mechanical Design and Prototyping * #4
SECOND SEMESTER: 18 Credit Hours
MTH 211 Calculus II4
PHY 161 University Physics I4
ENR 157 Digital Electronics and Microcontrollers * +4
THIRD SEMESTER: 18 Credit Hours
MTH 212 Calculus III4
PHY 261 University Physics 24
ENR 251 Statics OR CSC 202 * # ***3
ENR 253 Circuit Analysis 1+4
FOURTH SEMESTER: 16-17 Credit Hours
MTH 225 Differential Equations4
ENR 252 Dynamics +#***3-4
ENR 261 Engineering Computing 23
ENR 254 Circuit Analysis 2 OR
ENR 256 Mechanics of Materials**
ENR 259 Engineering Design Laboratory*1

* Denotes courses containing a design and build experience.

Chemical Engineering: **Choose ENR 256. Replace +ENR 157, ENR 253, and ENR 252 with CHE 152, CHE 251, and CHE 252.

Computer Engineering: **Choose ENR 254. #Replace ENR 153, ENR 251, and ENR 252 with CSC 101, CSC 103, and CSC 202.

Electrical Engineering: . **Choose ENR 254. ***Choose ENR 251 or CSC 202 and replace ENR 252 with PHY 262 (formerly PHY 252).

Mechanical/Civil/Aeronautical Engineering
: **Choose ENR 156. + Choose ENR 157 or CHE 152.

Optics: Choose ENR 254. In addition, ENR 251 and ENR 252 should be replaced with cross-registration into OPT 241 and OPT 261 at the University of Rochester.