       
Associate of Science Degree  2013  Lec  Lab  Cont  Credit 
Semester 1 
 ENGL  1301  Composition I † Intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to
drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis.  3  0  48  3 
 MATH  2413  Calculus I 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.  4  0  64  4 
 CHEM  1311  General Chemistry I ** 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.  3  0  48  3 
 CHEM  1111  General Chemistry Lab I ** Basic laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in CHEM 1311; introduction of the scientific method, experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports.  0  3  48  1 
 ENGR  1201  Introduction to Engineering An introduction to the engineering profession with emphasis on technical communication and teambased engineering design. One hour of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week.  2  0  32  2 
 Total Hours  12  3  240  13 
Semester 2 
 ENGR  1204  Engineering Graphics I Introduction to computeraided drafting using CAD software and sketching to generate two and threedimensional drawings based on the conventions of engineering graphical communication; topics include spatial relationships, multiview projections and sectioning, dimensioning, graphical presentation of data, and fundamentals of computer graphics.  1  3  64  2 
 ENGL  1302  Composition II Intensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing researchbased
expository and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry, including
primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal, visual, and multimedia
texts; systematic evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of information sources; and critical
thinking about evidence and conclusions.  3  0  48  3 
 MATH  2414  Calculus II Differentiation and integration of transcendental functions; parametric equations and polar coordinates; techniques of integration; sequences and series; improper integrals.  4  0  64  4 
 PHYS  2325  University Physics I ** Fundamental principles of physics, using calculus, for science, computer science, and
engineering majors; the principles and applications of classical mechanics, including harmonic motion, physical systems and thermodynamics; and emphasis on problem solving.  3  0  48  3 
 PHYS  2125  University Physics I Lab ** Basic laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in PHYS 2325 involving the principles and applicaitons of classical mechanics, including harmonic motion and physical systems; experimental design, data, colleciton and analysis, and prepartion of laboratory reports.  0  3  48  1 
 Total Hours  11  6  272  13 
Semester 3 
 ENGR  2304  Programming for Engineers Programming principles and techniques for matrix and array operations, equation solving, and numeric
simulations applied to engineering problems and visualization of engineering information; platforms include
spreadsheets, symbolic algebra packages, engineering analysis software, and laboratory control software.  3  0  48  3 
 HIST  1301  United States History I A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States
from the preColumbian era to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. United States History I
includes the study of preColumbian, colonial, revolutionary, early national, slavery and
sectionalism, and the Civil War/Reconstruction eras. Themes that may be addressed in United
States History I include: American settlement and diversity, American culture, religion, civil and
human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, and
creation of the federal government.  3  0  48  3 
 GOVT  2306  Texas Government (Texas constitution & topics) † Origin and development of the Texas constitution, structure and powers of state and local
government, federalism and intergovernmental relations, political participation, the election
process, public policy, and the political culture of Texas  3  0  48  3 
   Fine Arts Elective *  3  0  48  3 
 Total Hours  12  0  192  12 
Semester 4 
   Economics Elective *  3  0  48  3 
 ENGR  2301  Engineering Mechanics I  Statics 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; freebody
diagrams; friction; centroids; centers of gravity; and moments of inertia.Prerequisite: PHYS 2425. Corequisite: a second course in calculus.  3  0  48  3 
 MATH  2415  Calculus III Advanced topics in calculus, including vectors and vectorvalued functions, partial differentiation, Lagrange multipliers, multiple integrals, and Jacobians; application of the line integral, including Green’s Theorem, the Divergence Theorem, and Stokes’ Theorem.  4  0  64  4 
 PHYS  2326  University Physics II ** Principles of physics for science, computer science, and engineering majors, using calculus, involving the principles of electricity and magnetism, including circuits, electromagnetism, waves, sound, light, and optics.  3  0  48  3 
 PHYS  2126  University Physics II Lab ** Laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in PHYS 2326 involving the principles of electricity and magnetism, including circuits, electromagnetism, waves, sound, light, and optics; experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports.  0  3  48  1 
 Total Hours  13  3  256  14 
Semester 5 
 ENGR  2305  Circuits I Electrical Engineering 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 steadystate analysis;
AC circuit analysis; first and secondorder circuits; Bode plots; and use of computer simulation software to solve circuit problems.  3  0  48  3 
 ENGR  2105  Circuit I Electrical Engineering Laboratory 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.  0  3  48  1 
 MATH  2320  Differential Equations 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 realworld problems.  3  0  48  3 
   Engineering Elective *  3  0  48  3 
   Humanities Elective *  3  0  48  3 
 Total Hours  12  3  240  13 

Grand Totals  60  15  1200  65 

Notes 
** PreRequisites: MATH 1314 and (MATH 1316 or MATH 2312)
** CHEM 1311/1111 or CHEM 1411
** PHYS 2325/2125 or PHYS 2425
** PHYS 2326/2126 or PHYS 2426
* Fine Arts: ARTS 1301 or ARTS 1303 or ARTS 1304 or MUSI 1306
* Economics: ECON2301 or ECON 2302
* Engineering Elective: ENGR 2302, COSC 1420, COSC 1337 COSC 2325 or equivalent, ENGR 2308
* Humanities: ENGL 2321 or ENGL 2326 or ENGL 2331 