2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 25, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook

Engineering, Computer Science and Natural Science


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Degree programs in the areas of Engineering and Computer Science are administered by the Division of Business, Engineering, and Technology. For additional information on these programs, please contact the Division of Business, Engineering, and Technology: 804.706.5121 (Chester Campus, Godwin Hall, G108) or 804.594.1480 (Midlothian Campus, Hamel Hall, H206).

The Engineering AS is a transfer degree designed to give students a path to a baccalaureate degree in Engineering. The AS degree is suitable for continuing study of any branch of engineering. The College has a number of articulation agreements with four-year institutions in Virginia.

The Architectural Engineering Technology AAS is an applied science degree program that prepares students for immediate employment as a designer, construction inspector for civil engineering, or architect with construction companies and suppliers. Graduates may also develop and edit digital models for Building Information Modeling. Graduates may elect to participate in the articulated transfer program at Old Dominion University in the BSCET program. The program includes preparation and testing in the Autodesk Certified User Exams in AutoCAD and Revit. Graduates employed in building construction may apply for the Certified Construction Inspector.

The Computer Science AS degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to major in computer science or a related field. The program emphasizes the study of the science of computing and the use of computing in a scientific setting. The CS degree program is designed for transfer to VCU. Students should consult with their intended college or university regarding transfer. Potential jobs include software applications developer, computer systems analyst, computer programmer, and cyber security analyst.

The degree program in Science is administered by the Division of Science, Health and Human Services. For additional information on that programs, please contact the Division of Science, Health and Human Services: 804.706.5084 (Chester Campus, Moyar Hall, M129) or 804.622.8700 (Nursing Education Center) or 804.594.1500 (Midlothian Campus, Hamel Hall, H320).

The Science AS degree is intended for transfer into science Bachelor’s degrees at most four-year colleges. Possible majors include biology, chemistry, physics, forensic science, pre-med, environmental science and geology. Students should consult with their faculty advisor and the intended senior institution to determine appropriate transfer elective courses. Graduates with a science degree might pursue a position as a researcher, meteorologist, scientific analyst, laboratory technician, chemist, geologist, biologist, and many other fields in science.

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