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Butte College 2016-2017 Catalog. Program details:


AS Degree in Engineering

Engineering Program
Francesco Madaro, Advisor (530) 895-2545
Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2531
Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378
Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264
Transfer information:

About the Program
The transfer major listed here partially reflects requirements for CSU, Chico. Students planning to transfer should contact a counselor for more information on program and transfer requirements.

To obtain an Associate's degree, students must complete both the major requirements and the graduation requirements listed in this catalog.

Note that some courses have a prerequisite (P), corequisite (C), or both (P/C). Prerequisites and corequisites are listed within each course description in that catalog.

Transfer majors designated as AA-T or AS-T are designed for transfer to a similar major at an unspecified CSU. Transfer majors designated as AA or AS are designed for transfer to the corresponding major at a specific CSU and are based on articulation. See a counselor for more information. Read about the difference between these types of degrees at the beginning of the Transfer section of this catalog.

AS Degree in Engineering 60 Units Minimum

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Use the tools of Mathematics and Physics to solve engineering problems.
  • Demonstrate an ability to develop engineering judgment in the solution of engineering problems by breaking problems down, solving each part, checking each solution and reassembling the problem for a final solution.
  • Safely use and accurately interpret the output of standard measuring devices.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the general methods of problem solving using data gathered in the field.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write comprehensive reports to communicate the analysis of various materials.
Required courses for the major: 44 - 54 Units

Required Core Courses. Students must complete core courses plus one CSU, Chico Option below
CHEM 1 General Chemistry I Has prerequisite(s)5
MATH 40 Differential Equations Has prerequisite(s)4
Civil Engineering Option at CSU, Chico
ENGR 3 Plane Surveying I Has prerequisite(s)3
ENGR 4 Plane Surveying II Has prerequisite(s)3
ENGR 8 Statics Has prerequisite(s)3
ENGR 45 Materials Science Has prerequisite(s)4
Computer Engineering Option at CSU, Chico
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Option at CSU, Chico
  or Mechanical Engineering Option at CSU, Chico
ENGR 8 Statics Has prerequisite(s)3
ENGR 45 Materials Science Has prerequisite(s)4
DFT 8 Engineering Graphics II Has prerequisite(s)3
CSU, Chico also offers an option in Mechatronic Engineering. Visit www.assist,org for more information

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