Associate in Science, Engineering

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Program Intro

This program –A10400AE is intended for students desiring to transfer to a four-year institution to major in Engineering. Students completing this program will receive the initial classes needed prior to transferring.

One semester hour of WBL 111 credit may be included in a 61 SHC Associate in Science program of study. The transfer of this hour is not guaranteed.

To be eligible for transfer of credits under the Associate in Science, Engineering to the Bachelor of Science in Engineering, community college graduates must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Admission to Engineering Programs is highly competitive and admission is not guaranteed.

Calculus I is the lowest level math course that will be accepted by the Engineering Programs for transfer as math credit.

Curriculum Preview


  • ACA 122 – College Transfer Success
    This course provides information and strategies necessary to develop clear academic and professional goals beyond the community college experience.
  • ENG 111 – Writing and Inquiry
    This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process.


  • COM 231 – Public Speaking
    This course provides instruction and experience in the preparation and delivery of speeches within a public setting and group discussion.
  • MAT 172 – Precalculus Trigonometry
    This course is designed to develop an understanding of topics which are fundamental to the study of Calculus.


  • HUM 110 – Technology and Society
    This course considers technological change from historical, artistic, and philosophical perspectives and its effect on human needs and concerns.
  • MAT 271 – Calculus I
    This course is designed to develop the topics of differential and integral calculus.


  • CHM 151 – General Chemistry I
    This course covers fundamental principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include measurement, atomic and molecular structure, periodicity, chemical reactions, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gas laws, and solutions.
  • DFT 170 – Engineering Graphics
    This course introduces basic engineering graphics skills and applications.


  • CSC 134 – C++ Programming
    This course introduces computer programming using the C++ programming language with object-oriented programming principles.
  • EGR 150 – Intro to Engineering
    This course is an overview of the engineering profession.

Paying for College

What is financial aid? Financial aid is money that is given or borrowed to help pay for college. It can come from federal, state, local, school and private entities. North Carolina and the federal government award millions of dollars each year to help students pay for college. Don’t forget Scholarships! Scholarships are gifts. They don’t need to be repaid. There are thousands of them, offered by schools, employers, individuals, private companies, nonprofits, communities, religious groups, and professional and social organizations.

Paying for College
Tuition and Fees
Types of Financial Aid
Pirates Scholarship

The PIRATES (Providing Inclusive Residential and Transfer Experience Scholarships) program provides scholarships to students enrolled in the Associate in Engineering degree program who plan to transfer into an engineering degree program at East Carolina University. Eligible students are awarded scholarships up to $3,000 a year for two years at LCC, and then up to $10,000 a year for two years at ECU.

Who to Contact

For more information:
Grant Hargett
Engineering Program Chair
Math Instructor

Waller (Building 024), Room 112
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 974
Fax: (252) 233-6867

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