A.A. in Engineering

Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Program Description

A.A. in Engineering

Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Civil Engineering

Career Opportunities

Traditional areas of professional specialization for civil engineers include environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, water resource and hydrotechnical engineering, public works and urban planning, transportation engineering, structural engineering and construction engineering. The list has expanded to encompass analytical and physical modeling, materials science, nondestructive testing, robotics and artificial intelligence, advanced instrumentation, and computer-aided engineering.

Requirements for Graduation

In order to earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Engineering with a major in Civil Engineering, a student must complete a minimum of 67 credit-hours of required and elective course work.

Note: ENGR 199 replaces WVUe 191 as a first-semester requirement.

Electrical Engineering

Career Opportunities

Electrical and electronics engineers hold 36 percent of the engineering jobs in the U.S., making it the largest branch of engineering. Most jobs are in firms that manufacture computers, communication equipment, electrical and electronic equipment, business machines, professional and scientific equipment, and aircraft and aircraft parts. Requirements for Graduation

Requirements for Graduation

In order to earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Engineering with a major in Electrical Engineering, a student must complete a minimum of 70 credit-hours of required and elective course work.

Note: ENGR 199 replaces WVUe 191 as a first-semester requirement.

Mechanical Engineering

Career Opportunities

More than three out of five jobs are in manufacturing. Of these, many are in the machinery, transportation equipment, electrical equipment, instruments, and fabricated metal products industries.

Requirements for Graduation

In order to earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Engineering with a major in Mechanical Engineering, a student must complete a minimum of 68 credit-hours of required and elective course work.

Note: ENGR 199 replaces WVUe 191 as a first-semester requirement.

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Last updated September 12, 2016
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