May 18, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog

Engineering Science, A.S.


Associate in Science
HEGIS #5609
Department Chairperson: Joseph Dana
Hudson Hall, Room 129, (518) 629-4867

The Engineering Science program parallels the first two years of four-year college programs in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and various engineering fields. Graduates with good academic records are able to transfer to many four-year engineering colleges with junior standing.

A maximum of 12 credits in engineering courses may be transferred into the program.

Program Entrance Requirements

Courses Entry Term Special Notes H.S. Average
Algebra, geometry, algebra II and precalculus or 4 units of equivalent academic math, chemistry and physics w/labs. (85 or above in each course) Fall and Spring For high school students: additional math recommended.
For transfer students or HVCC students changing curriculum: “B” or higher in MATH 180 Calculus I  and one of either CHEM 110 General Chemistry I , CHEM 120 Chemistry I  or PHYS 150 Physics I  or “C” or higher in (all three) MATH 180 , CHEM 110  or CHEM 120 , and PHYS 150 . Equivalent courses are acceptable.
90 or above

The estimated cost of books for the student enrolled in the first full-time term as outlined would be approximately $760.

Total Credits Required: 68


Major Requirements*


*or specific course equivalents as approved by the department chairperson.
**Required of first time, full-time students.

(1) Engineering Electives Credits: 15


Two of the three engineering electives must come from the following courses:

Note:

Students cannot use more than one of the non-engineering courses as an engineering elective unless approved by the MES Department Chair.

Students can take ENGR 222 OR ENGR 223. If both are taken only one will count as degree applicable.

Students can take BIOL 150 OR 190. If both are taken only one will count as degree applicable.

Students can take BIOL 151 OR BIOL 191. If both are taken only one will count as degree applicable.

Students can take CHEM 111 OR 121. If both are taken only one will count as / y degree applicable.

Students can take CISS 109 OR CISS 110. If both are taken only one will count as degree applicable.

(2) General Education Electives Credits: 6


Students are required to take two courses from two different SUNY General Education areas of American History (AH), Western Civilization (WC), Other World Civilizations (OC), the Arts (AR), Humanities (HU), Social Science (SS) or Foreign Language (FL).

(3) Restricted Electives Credits: 3


Electives should be selected after consultation with your academic department and exploring the needs of your transfer college(s).

Students may choose from a list of electives which include:

Total Credits Required: 68


Suggested Course Sequence for Full-Time Study


First Term


Term Total: 17


Second Term


Term Total: 17


Third Term


Term Total: 18


Fourth Term


Term Total: 16