Associates of Science Field of Study: Mechanical EngineeringACADEMIC TRANSFER DEGREE



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Credits earned at Lone Star College transfer to any public college or university in the state. Start smart with 2+2 (2 years at LSC and 2 years at the University of your choice) and get the first two years of your Bachelor's degree without the high-cost. Students save an average of $16,000 over two years.

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First Year

First Semester Courses 16 Credits
MATH 2413 Calculus I 4
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I 4
ENGR 1201 Introduction to Engineering 2
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework: 1st Year Experience1 3
Second Semester Courses 14 Credits
MATH 2414 Calculus II 4
PHYS 2425 University Physics I 4
ENGR 1304 Engineering Graphics I 3
HIST 1302 United States History Since 1877 3

Second Year

First Semester Courses 17 Credits
MATH 2415 Calculus III 4
PHYS 2426 University Physics II 4
ENGR 2301 Engineering Mechanics: Statics 3
ENGR 2304 Programming for Engineers 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
Second Semester Courses 13 Credits
MATH 2320 Differential Equations 3
ENGR 2405 Electrical Circuits I 4
ENGR 2302 Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
Mechanical Engineering Associate of Science (AS) Degree Program Total 60 Credits


  1. Students exempt from the Student Success Course requirement will take HIST 1301


Program Details

Mechanical Engineering a branch of engineering that applies principles of engineering, principles of force, energy and motion, basic science, and mathematics for modeling, analysis, design, and realization of physical systems, components, or processes. The Associate of Science (AS) in Mechanical Engineering is designed for students wishing to transfer to a 4-year institution. The curriculum also prepares students to work professionally in areas centered around Mechanical Engineering such as Thermal and Mechanical Systems, Aerospace, Automotive, Nano-technology, Robotics, Bio-technology, and Engineering Consulting.

Associate of Science Degree

An Associate of Science is an academic transfer degree designed for students who will ultimately be pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree at a four-year college/university.

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