General Engineering - Associate of Science

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(60 credits)

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications
English Composition - Level 1
ENGL 1110GComposition I4
English Composition - Level 2
ENGL 2210GProfessional & Technical Communication3
Oral Communication
COMM 1115GIntroduction to Communication3
or COMM 1130G Public Speaking
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 1511GCalculus and Analytic Geometry I4
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences11
Macroeconomic Principles3
Select 8 credits from the following: 1
General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors4
General Chemistry II Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors4
Physical Geology4
Calculus -Based Physics I
and Calculus -Based Physics I Lab
4
Calculus -Based Physics II
and Calculus -Based Physics II Lab
4
Other approved lab-science course(s)
Area V: Humanities
Select one course from the following:3
Introduction to Literature3
Introduction to Creative Writing3
Film as Literature3
World Literature I3
Making History3
United States History I3
United States History II3
World History I3
World History II3
Western Civilization I3
Western Civilization II3
Islamic Civilizations to 18003
Islamic Civilizations since 18003
East Asia to 16003
East Asia since 16003
Introduction to Philosophy3
Logic, Reasoning, & Critical Thinking3
Quest for God3
Philosophy, Law, and Ethics3
Philosophy of Music3
Introduction to Ethics3
Philosophical Thought3
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
Select one course from the following:3
Orientation in Art3
Visual Concepts3
History of Art I3
History of Art II3
Dance Appreciation3
Music Appreciation: Jazz3
Music Appreciation: Western Music3
Introduction to Theatre3
General Education Elective
MATH 1521GCalculus and Analytic Geometry II4
Core Requirements
Engineering and Related Courses
ENGR 100GIntroduction to Engineering3
C E/E T/DRFT 109Computer Drafting Fundamentals3
or DRFT 114 Introduction to Solid Modeling
Select at least 6 credits from the following:6
Mechanics-Statics3
Calculus III3
Introduction to Civil Engineering3
Major Requirements
Select an additional 8 credits from the following, the courses selected must be different from the ones used for Area III: 18
General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors4
General Chemistry II Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors4
Physical Geology4
Calculus -Based Physics I
and Calculus -Based Physics I Lab
4
Calculus -Based Physics II
and Calculus -Based Physics II Lab
4
Other approved lab-science courses(s)
Electives to bring total credits to 605
Total Credits60

(60 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change. 

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level I 4
Composition I  
Area II: Mathematics 4
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I  
Area III: Laboratory Sciences - Choose one from the following (total of 16 credits from different prefixes/areas): 4
General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors  
General Chemistry II Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors  
Physical Geology  
Calculus -Based Physics I
and Calculus -Based Physics I Lab
 
Calculus -Based Physics II
and Calculus -Based Physics II Lab
 
Or other approved Area III NM General Education course in the NMSU/DACC Catalog.
 
ENGR 100G Introduction to Engineering 3
 Credits15
Semester 2
Area III: Laboratory Sciences - Choose one from the following (total of 16 credits from different prefixes/areas): 4
General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors  
General Chemistry II Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors  
Physical Geology  
Calculus -Based Physics I
and Calculus -Based Physics I Lab
 
Calculus -Based Physics II
and Calculus -Based Physics II Lab
 
Or other approved Area III NM General Education course in the NMSU/DACC Catalog.
 
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Macroeconomic Principles  
General Education Elective - Area II: Mathematics 4
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II  
Engineering-Related Course - Choose one from the following: 3
Computer Drafting Fundamentals  
Computer Drafting Fundamentals  
Introduction to Solid Modeling  
Computer Drafting Fundamentals  
 Credits14
Semester 3
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 2 3
Professional & Technical Communication  
Area I: Communications - Oral Communications 3
Introduction to Communication
or Public Speaking
 
Area III: Laboratory Sciences - Choose one from the following (total of 16 credits from different prefixes/areas): 4
General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors  
General Chemistry II Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors  
Physical Geology  
Calculus -Based Physics I
and Calculus -Based Physics I Lab
 
Calculus -Based Physics II
and Calculus -Based Physics II Lab
 
Or other approved Area III NM General Education course in the NMSU/DACC Catalog.
 
Engineering-Related Course - Choose one from the following: 3
Introduction to Civil Engineering  
Mechanics-Statics  
Calculus III  
Approved Elective 3
 Credits16
Semester 4
Area III: Laboratory Sciences - Choose one from the following (total of 16 credits from different prefixes/areas): 4
General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors  
General Chemistry II Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors  
Physical Geology  
Calculus -Based Physics I
and Calculus -Based Physics I Lab
 
Calculus -Based Physics II
and Calculus -Based Physics II Lab
 
Or other approved Area III NM General Education course in the NMSU/DACC Catalog.
 
Area V: Humanities - Choose one from the following: 3
Introduction to Literature  
Introduction to Creative Writing  
Film as Literature  
World Literature I  
Making History  
United States History I  
United States History II  
World History I  
World History II  
Western Civilization I  
Western Civilization II  
Islamic Civilizations to 1800  
Islamic Civilizations since 1800  
East Asia to 1600  
East Asia since 1600  
Introduction to Philosophy  
Logic, Reasoning, & Critical Thinking  
Quest for God  
Philosophy, Law, and Ethics  
Philosophy of Music  
Introduction to Ethics  
Philosophical Thought  
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts - Choose one from the following: 3
Orientation in Art  
History of Art I  
History of Art II  
Visual Concepts  
Dance Appreciation  
Music Appreciation: Jazz  
Music Appreciation: Western Music  
Introduction to Theatre  
Engineering-Related Course - Choose one from the following: 3
Introduction to Civil Engineering  
Mechanics-Statics  
Calculus III  
Approved Elective 2
 Credits15
 Total Credits60