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ASSOCIATE IN ENGINEERING SCIENCE

Program Overview

These requirements apply to students who first enrolled for Fall 2020 or later. Students who first enrolled prior to Fall 2020 should obtain the appropriate sheet of requirements from a Student Development Center.

Completion of the Associate in Engineering Science degree does not fulfill the requirements of the Illinois General Education core curriculum. After transfer, AES students will need to complete the general education requirements of the institution to which they transfer.

No more than two GEG and two HST courses (except HST 105) may be used to fulfill the General Education requirements.

Program Requirements

Communications

2 courses

A grade of C or better is required for ENG 101 and 102

Hours Required: 6

ENG 101, 102

Mathematics

Hours Required: 15

MTH 200, 201, 202

Computer Science

Computer Science elective should be chosen based on engineering specialty and requirements of institution to which students transfer.

Hours Required: 4

CSC 121

Physical and Life Sciences

Hours Required: 15

CHM 121; PHY 201, 202

Humanities and Fine Arts

Minimum of 3 hours required from this category.

Courses marked with a + meet the World Cultures and Diversity graduation requirement. One 3 credit-hour + course is required for graduation and must be from either the Humanities/Fine Arts or the Social Behavioral Sciences. An additional Humanities/Fine Arts course may be required at the transfer institution.

Hours Required: 3

Humanities: CHN 202; FRN 202, 210+; GER 202, 210+; HST 105 or HUM 105; HUM 104+, 120, 125+; JPN 202; LIT 105, 110, 115, 206, 207, 208+, 210, 220+, 221, 222, 223+, 224+, 231, 232; PHI 101, 105, 115, 160+, 205+, 215+, 220, 225, 231, 232; SGN 202, 210+; SPA 202, 210+
Fine Arts: ART 105, 114, 130, 131, 132, 133+; MCM 200+; MUS 103, 104+, 106, 120; THE 111, 121+
Interdisciplinary Studies: HUM 101, 102, 106+, 107+, 110+; LIT 112

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Minimum of 3 hours required from the category.

Courses marked with a + meet the World Cultures and Diversity graduation requirement. One 3 credit-hour course is required for graduation and must be from either the Humanities/Fine Arts or the Social Behavioral Sciences. An additional Social/Behavioral Science course may be required at the transfer institution.

Hours Required: 3

ANT 101+, 202+, 205, 206+; ECO 200+, 211, 212; GEG 100+, 101+, 103+, 104+, 150; HST 111, 112, 121+, 141, 142, 231+, 232+, 241+, 242+, 243+, 245+; PSC 101, 220, 250+, 270+, 280+; PSY 101, 216, 217, 218, 228; SOC 101+, 120+, 205+, 215+, 230+, 235+

Engineering

Specialty courses approved in consultation with the engineering department chair.

Hours Required: 16

CHM 122, 204, 205; CSC 122, 211, 214, 216, 217; EGR 100, 105, 110, 120, 210, 211, 212, 240, 265, 270; MTH 203, 212, 220; PHY 203

World Cultures and Diversity Requirement

One 3-credit hour course is required. Courses that fulfill this requirement may also be used to fulfill requirements the General Education category.

Select one course marked with a + from the above Groups.

Total Hours Required

Hours Required: 62


Last Updated: 7/15/20