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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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Engineering, A.S.

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Associate of Science | ENGR.AS | Transfer Program
CIP Code: 14.0101
Visit Chesapeake Hall, Room 100 or call 301-546-0420 for your faculty advisor

Program Description

Engineers need to think logically, communicate effectively, and be well-grounded in science and mathematics. The Engineering Program provides the engineering, mathematics, science, and general education courses that are taken by all engineering students in their freshman and sophomore years.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Engineering A.S. will be able to:

  • Read, write, and speak English at a scientific level
  • Reason abstractly and think critically
  • Engage in qualitative and quantitative reasoning to interpret, analyze, and solve problems
  • Use appropriate methods of quantitative reasoning to understand, interpret, and manipulate numerical data
  • Understand and apply the scientific methods
  • Locate, evaluate, and effectively synthesize technical information
  • Use computers and other technology at a professional level
  • Apply ethical principles in professional and personal decision-making

General Education Courses

The list of general education courses appears in the General Education List . Some programs recommend or require specific courses to fulfill general education requirements. Please check your program’s sequence of study for this information.

Sequence of Study - Engineering A.S.

Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not  include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation  for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you. This is a calculus-based program. Mathematics courses may be required prior to beginning your program of study.

Required Courses (in expected order)

Program Total: 65 Credits


Credit earned at any public institution in the state shall be transferable to any other institution if the:

  • Credit is from a college or university parallel course or program;
  • Grades in the block of courses transferred average 2.00 or higher; and
  • Acceptance of the credit is consistent with the policies of the receiving institution governing students following the  same program. Refer to ARTSYS at artweb.usmd.edu and the receiving institution’s catalog to select transferable courses.

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