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2013-2014 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TTP - A.S. Mechanical Engineering


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Walters State students who want to complete a bachelor’s degree have a guarantee that their credits will transfer to a public university in Tennessee if they choose any one of 50 different majors offering transfer pathways. Learn more at Tennessee Transfer Pathway.

Degree: Associate of Science

Emphasis: Mechanical Engineering

Community College Area of Emphasis:


General Education Requirements (42 hours)


Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 hours)


(at least one course in literature)1

Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 hours)


Behavioral/Social Sciences1

History (6 hours)


History1

Mathematics (4 hours)


Total Credit Hours 68


Additional Information

  • Students are strongly encouraged to complete a course in Mechanics of Materials, also known as Strength of Materials, before transferring to a university.
  • Courses in Engineering Technology do not fulfill any of the requirements for the Area of Emphasis in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Although it is possible to complete the B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering in four semesters after earning the associate’s degree, students  typically need five or six semesters to complete requirements.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education  program.

Students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. For additional information, visit www.ws.edu/academics/technical-ed/computer-competency/.

Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

Effective Fall 2011

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