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  Oct 16, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Associate in Science-T - Track 2 - BioEngineering and Chemical Engineering


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Program Description The Associate in Science (AS-T) transfer degree is designed to prepare bioengineering and chemical engineering majors for transfer to a four-year institution with junior standing. The AS-T transfer degree will generally provide the transferring student with at least 102.5 credits upon entry to a four-year institution. This transfer degree will satisfy some, but not all, of the general education requirements at the receiving institution. This degree requires successful completion of a minimum of 102.5 credits as outlined.

Advising Note This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic advisor. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds CC certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

General Education Requirements (33 credits)


Communication Skills (10 credits)


OUTCOME: Communicate and interact effectively through a variety of methods appropriate to audience, context, purpose, and field/discipline.

Human Relations and Professional Development Skills (3 credits)


OUTCOME: Act responsibly in applying professional and academic standards associated with personal wellness; sustainable management of resources; and/or with success in educational, workplace, community, and team settings.

To view course choices, see the Course List - Human Relations and Professional Development Skills Courses . The Engineering Department recommends students take ENGR 100 - Engineering Orientation.

Quantitative Analysis/Symbolic Reasoning Skills (20 credits)


OUTCOME: Reason clearly using academic or professional modes of inquiry; using quantitative or symbolic reasoning; and/or using other discipline/field specific methods to explore and create ideas; identify information needs; process, evaluate, and use information; and recognize, analyze, and solve problems.

Cultural Diversity Skills


OUTCOME: Explore and apply multiple perspectives in order to examine cultural differences and influences; maintain effective professional/working relationships; and/or interact effectively in multicultural settings.

____Cultural Diversity Requirement met

Distribution Requirements (15 credits)


**See Distribution Requirements Notes

Humanities (5 credits minimum)


To view course choices, see the Course List - Humanities Distribution Courses .

Social Sciences (5 credits minimum)


To view course choices, see the Course List - Social Sciences Distribution Courses .

Program Requirements (49.5 credits minimum)


OUTCOMES:

  1. Apply the skills and knowledge acquired through coursework to analyze issues, tackle problems, and critically evaluate a proposal, claim, process, or theory as applied to Bioengineering or Chemical Engineering.
  2. Use appropriate quantitative tools to tackle scientific questions, represent data, and document scientific findings as applied to Bioengineering or Chemical Engineering.
  3. Demonstrate the knowledge acquired through coursework by effectively communicating to fellow team members, the public, and members of the scientific community, using written, oral, and visual communication methods as applied to Bioengineering or Chemical Engineering.
  4. Safely and appropriately use standard laboratory or field equipment to make precise and reliable measurements as applied to Bioengineering or Chemical Engineering.
  5. Demonstrate the understanding that science relies on evidence, and that scientific knowledge is tentative, open to revision, falsifiable, and subject to constraints as applied to Bioengineering or Chemical Engineering.

***See Program Requirements Notes

Program Notes


The program code for this degree is BIOE. For financial aid, advising, and other reasons, students should work with their advisor to ensure that this code is properly recorded on their academic record.

  • Students who enter Edmonds CC with clear intentions of majoring in a field of engineering are strongly advised to plan their course of study by meeting with an appropriate advisor to review the specific degree requirements for their academic program at their intended transfer institution.

The advisors for this program are:
Patrick Burnett | patrick.burnett@edcc.edu | 425.640.1802
Tucker Howie | tucker.howie@edcc.edu | 425.640.1251
Chuck Mueller | chuck.mueller@edcc.edu | 425.640.1237

Department website: 
Engineering | edcc.edu/engr

**Distribution Requirements Notes

  • At least five (5) of the required 15 credits must be completed in each Distribution area.
  • Humanities: A maximum of five (5) credits in Performance/Skills courses may be applied to the Humanities Distribution Requirement.
  • Social Sciences: ANTH& 100 and ECON& 202 are recommended for transfer to WSU.

***Program Requirements Note

  • Course choices for Program Requirements depend on major and transferring institution. Choose carefully in consultation with an advisor.

****Program Elecitves Notes

  • Class choices depend on major and transferring institution. Choose carefully in consultation with an advisor.
Elective Recommendations for Edmonds CC Engineering Students

 Degree

 University of Washington

Washington State University

Chemical Engineering

CHEM& 262



MATH 272



ENGR 121



ENGR 240
BIOL& 211



CHEM& 262



CHEM& 263



MATH& 254



MATH 272



ENGR 121



ENGR& 204



ENGR 240

 Bioengineering

MATH 272



BIOL& 211



BIOL& 212



BIOL& 213



ENGR 121



ENGR& 204



ENGR 240
MATH 272



BIOL& 211



CHEM& 263



ENGR 121



ENGR& 204



ENGR 240

Associate in Applied Science-Transfer General Information


Program of Study Outcomes Edmonds CC’s four General Education Outcomes­ (Communicate, Act Responsibly, Reason, and Explore) are promoted throughout the college’s programs. Instructional programs of 45 credits or more foster learning in all four General Education Outcomes.

Student achievement is assessed in the general and program specific outcomes via the courses and course objectives that align with those outcomes. More information about program outcomes and course objectives can be found on the Using Program Requirement Sheets  page.

Credit/Grade Requirements A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required college level (100-level or above) credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds CC. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college level courses.

Students Are Advised To:

  • Plan your schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year;
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning;
  • Communicate with an academic advisor and/or a faculty advisor; and
  • At least three quarters before you plan to graduate, contact any college(s) where you have earned credits and have your official transcript(s) sent to Edmonds CC. Then, submit an Evaluation Request - Transfer Credits Form (available in Enrollment Services) to activate the process of transferring credits to Edmonds CC.   

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted online by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Note: Applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

Transferring to Another University or College

  • Admission application deadlines vary, students must meet the deadline for the university or college to which they plan to apply for admission to transfer.
  • Consultation with the appropriate department or an advisor at the intended transfer school is highly recommended.

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

Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning a degree or certificate of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement by taking at least five (5) credits of CD courses. To learn more, go to Academic Information – Cultural Diversity Requirement  in the online academic catalog.

College Resources

Signatures


 


Dean’s Signature and Date Advisor’s Signature and Date
Eff: Summer 2017  

Internal Coding


EPC - BIOE
TC - 102.5
CIP - 140701
Last revised - 2016/12/13

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