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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Materials Science Technology - Associate of Applied Science-T


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PGM Code – 603T

Program Description The AAS-T in Materials Science Technology is a professional technical degree with a core of general education courses commonly accepted in transfer. It is designed to prepare graduates to enter into industry or to prepare students who wish to transfer to other colleges or universities having specific bachelor’s degree programs that accept the AAS-T degree.

Students seeking to transfer to degree programs other than those specifically designed for the AAS-T should consider the Associate of Arts   or the AS Track 2 - OTRE  , specifically designed for transfer four-year colleges and universities.

All students who intend to transfer should meet with an adviser of the college to which they plan to transfer, and review specific admission requirements.

Common Course Numbering  Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.

Credit/Grade Requirements The AAS-T degree is awarded upon completion of a minimum of 90 credits as outlined in the program requirements. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds Community College. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college-level courses.

Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning degrees and certificates of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement. CD classes appear in the class listings section of the quarterly schedule.

Students pursuing an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree must take at least five (5) credits of CD courses. Courses that satisfy the CD requirement address at least two of the three areas below:

  • Knowledge of culture and its influence on individuals and groups in our society
  • Awareness of attitudes and values regarding life in a multicultural society
  • Skills to recognize, analyze, and evaluate multicultural perspectives and issues

Students are advised to

  • Consult with an engineering faculty adviser quarterly for course selection and completion of degree requirements and plan their schedule several quarters in advance (Note: all decisions on selection of courses are ultimately the responsibility of the student),
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning, and
  • Send for transcripts from other colleges where the student has earned credits and request a transcript evaluation. Transcripts are to be mailed to the Enrollment Services Office at Edmonds Community College. Transcript evaluation forms are available though Enrollment Services.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted to Enrollment Services by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Forms are available online or at Enrollment Services located in Lynnwood Hall. Note applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

College Resources
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458

Adviser
The adviser for this program is
Ross Monroe | ross.monroe@edcc.edu | 425.640.1944

Department website
Materials Science Technology | www.edcc.edu/mst

Advising Note


This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds Community College certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

I. General Education Requirements (30 credits)


A. Communication Skills (15 credits)


B. Quantitative Skills (10 credits)


C. Human Relations/Group Interaction (5 credits)


Cultural Diversity Requirement


____Cultural Diversity Requirement met.

General Education Requirements Learning Outcomes


Students will demonstrate General Education Learning Outcomes in each of the following areas:
  • Communication Skills: Write in clear, effective ways, adapted to audience, context, and purpose.
  • Humanities: Use Humanities-based methods to reason, communicate, make meaning, solve problems and/or create or perform cultural works for diverse audiences and purposes.
  • Quantitative Skills: Apply mathematical, quantitative or symbolic models to solve problems, draw inferences, or support conclusions appropriate to an individual discipline.
  • Human Relations/Group Interaction: Identify and explain how to apply the skills needed to maintain effective working relationships in multicultural settings.
  • Cultural Diversity: Apply multiple perspectives when examining cultural differences and interacting in multicultural settings.

II. Program Requirements (55 credits)


Program Requirements Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the Program Learning Requirements for this degree, students will be able to:
  • Use scientific and mathematical methods, modes of inquiry, and terminology to demonstrate knowledge, comprehension, and application of Materials Science concepts and insights.
  • Safely and appropriately use standard laboratory or field equipment to make precise and reliable measurements.
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics: Use scientific and mathematical methods, modes of inquiry, and terminology to demonstrate knowledge, comprehension, and application of science concepts and insights.
  • Career Management: Demonstrate the ability to research employment opportunities, prepare an effective employment package, and present oneself positively in a job interview.

III. Program Electives (5-10 credits)


Technical electives are to be chosen and approved by a departmental adviser.

Program Electives Learning Outcome


Students will demonstrate the following Learning Outcome from Program Elective courses:

Demonstrate a breadth or depth of knowledge and skill, according to the students’ independent selection of degree elective courses or according to the program’s specialized areas of focus.

Signatures


____________________________________________________________
Adviser’s Signature and Date

____________________________________________________________
Dean’s Signature and Date

Eff: summer 2012  |  Rev: 06/12

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