The curriculum is recommended for students interested in studying Mechanical or Civil Engineering at GTCC, earning an Associate of Engineering degree and transferring to North Carolina A&T State University to attain a bachelor’s degree. Successful students transferring from GTCC to North Carolina A&T will be given full credit for the courses listed below upon acceptance to the university and have junior standing.
Upon successful completion of this degree, graduates will be able to:
Apply strategies to acquire new information (concepts and perspectives) in a variety of academic disciplines.
Analyze academic, workplace, and societal issues presented in a variety of academic disciplines using discipline-specific concepts and underlying perspectives.
Use critical thinking (reason and creativity in problem-solving and decision-making) in a variety of academic disciplines.
Demonstrate use of technology appropriate to a variety of academic disciplines.
Course Requirements for Associate in Engineering (62 Credits)
General Education (48 Credits)
The general education common course pathway includes study in the areas of English communication; humanities and fine arts; social and behavioral sciences; natural sciences and mathematics.
* REL 110 will transfer for equivalency credit to the engineering programs at all five UNC institutions that offer undergraduate engineering programs. It may not transfer with equivalency to other programs.
* Calculus I (MAT 271) is the lowest level math course that will be accepted by the engineering programs for transfer as a math credit. A student may place directly into MAT 271 if the student has met at least one (1) of the following criteria within the past five (5) years:
A score of 2 or higher on the AP Calculus AB Exam.
A grade of C or higher in an AP Calculus course and an unweighted HS GPA of 3.0 or higher.
A score of 90 or higher on the ACCUPLACER College-Level Math (CLM) test.
A score of 46 or higher on the trigonometry section of the ACT Compass Math Placement Test.
A score of 580 or higher on the SAT Math and a grade of C or higher in the North Carolina
Standard Course of Study Pre-Calculus course or an equivalent course from another state.
A score of 27 or higher on the ACT Math and a grade of C or higher in the North Carolina
A score of 560 or higher on the SAT Subject Test in Mathematics Level 2.
Students who are not calculus-ready will need to take additional math courses.
- Students must meet the receiving university’s foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.