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Engineering and Physics

Associate in Engineering Science (AES)

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Completion of the A.E.S. degree does not fulfill the requirements of the Illinois Transferable General Education ​Core Curriculum (IAI GECC). A student must complete the general education requirements of the college or university to which she/he transfers.​      
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Details: Associate in Engineering Science (AES)

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Credit Hours (CH)

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Program/Plan Number

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Prerequisites

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Program General Requirements

32 CH

 

Chemistry
CHEM 201
General Chemistry I 5
Topics include the periodic table of the elements, atomic structure, basic concepts of quantum theory, bonding, stoichiometry of compounds and reactions, thermo-chemistry, the gaseous state, basic concepts of the liquid and solid states, solutions, acids, and bases. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Mathematics 140 or higher and Grade of C or better in Chemistry 121 or one year of high school chemistry, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Economics
ECON 202
Principles Of Economics II 3
Covers micro or price analysis; includes the markets, production function, income distribution, and international trade. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
English
ENGLISH 101
Composition 3
Development of critical and analytical skills in writing and reading of expository prose. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
ENGLISH 102
Composition 3
Continuation of English 101. Introduces methods of research and writing of investigative papers. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in English 101.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Mathematics
MATH 207
Calculus & Analytic Geometry I 5
Equations of lines, circles and conic sections, limits, and continuity. Derivatives and their applications to curve sketching, maxima-minima, and related rate problems. The antiderivative and definite integral, including change of variables and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Completion of Math 140 & 141 with a C or better, or completion of MATH 143 with a C or better, or ALEKS score of 76+, or COMPASS Algebra 43+ AND College ALG. 51+ AND TRIG. 51+, or ACT Math 24+, or SAT Math 560+ if before 3/1/16 (580+ if after 3/1/16)
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
MATH 208
Calculus & Analytic Geometry II 5
Derivatives of trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions, logarithmic and exponential functions. Techniques and applications of integration. Indeterminate forms and L-Hospitals rule. Improper integrals. Infinite series and power series. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Math 207, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Physics
PHYSICS 235
Engineering Physics I: Mechanics & Wave Motion 5
Exploration of the laws of mechanics and wave motion using calculus to analyze practical and theoretical problems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Math 207, OR concurrent enrollment in Math 207 and Eligibility for English 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Program Core Requirements

21 CH
Engineering
ENGR 190
Computer Applications In Engineering 3
FORTRAN or C with emphasis in engineering and scientific programming languages such as FORTRAN and APT with emphasis on engineering problems encountered in design and manufacturing. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Mathematics placement test, or credit in Mathematics 207 and Engineering 131.
Offered at: Harry S Truman Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Mathematics
MATH 209
Calculus & Analytic Geometry III 5
Curves in the plane and in 3 dimensional space. Polar coordinates and parametric equations. Vectors in 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional space. Derivatives of vector-valued functions. Partial derivatives. Double and triple integrals. Applications. Line integrals and Greens theorem. Divergence and curl. Surface integrals. Gauss theorem and Stokes theorem. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Math 208, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
MATH 210
Differential Equations 3
A first course in ordinary differential equations: solutions of first order and first degree differential equations, linear differential equations with constant co-efficients. Linear differential equations of higher order, special differential equations of second order and differential equations of first order but not of first degree. Numerical methods, series solutions and applications included. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Math 208, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Physics
PHYSICS 236
Engineering Physics II: Electricity & Magnetism 5
Exploration of electricity and magnetism as they relate to fields, forces and energy using calculus to analyze theoretical and practical problems in lecture and laboratory. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Physics 235, and Math 207 and Eligibility for English 101 or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
PHYSICS 237
Engineering Physics III: Heat light and Modern Physics 5
Exploration of the laws of heat, light, and modern physics and analysis of practical and theoretical problems through the use of calculus. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Math 207 and Physics 235, and Eligibility for English 101 or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Additional Requirements

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Program Elective Requirements

11 CH
Chemistry
CHEM 203
General Chemistry II 5
Topics include equilibrium, acid-base equilibria, solubility equilibria, kinetics, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, coordination compounds, nuclear chemistry and descriptive topics in organic chemistry. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Chemistry 201, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Engineering
ENGR 111
Intro To The Engineering Profession 2
History of engineering profession, engineer's role in a technological society, his/her work, and the relationship of engineering to other professions. Includes study of general and related areas, ethics and responsibility of engineers and guidance. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harry S Truman Richard J. Daley
ENGR 131
Engineering Graphics & Intro to Design 3
Graphics, both manual and computer-aided drafting and design. Introduction to design techniques in graphics and multi-view drawing, auxiliary views, selecting, tolerance dimensioning, and technical sketching. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:ENGR 111 or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harry S Truman Richard J. Daley
ENGR 215
Electrical Circuit Analysis 5
Basic electric circuits, Nodal and Mesh analysis. Voltage and current laws, circuit analysis techniques and superposition. Operational amplifiers. RL, RC, and RLC circuits. Frequency response, resonance, AC power analysis. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Physics 236, Math 209 and credit or concurrent enrollment in Math 210 (Differential Equations).
Offered at: Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
ENGR 250-1
Engineering Projects 2
Projects of experimental and analytical nature to stimulate creativity; recommended scheduling and integrating subject material with selected engineering courses. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ENGR 202, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King Richard J. Daley
ENGR 250-2
Engineering Projects 1
Projects of experimental and analytical nature to stimulate creativity; recommended scheduling and integrating subject material with selected engineering courses. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ENGR 202, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King Richard J. Daley
Physics
PHYSICS 215
Statics 3
Rigid bodies, fluid statics, friction, moments of inertia, centroids, and virtual work. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in (Physics 235 and Math 208), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
PHYSICS 216
Dynamics 3
Problems in kinematics, dynamics of a particle and a system of particles, dynamics of a rigid body, work, energy, small oscillations, and general plane motion. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in (Physics 235 and Mathematics 208), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
PHYSICS 217
Mechanics Of Materials 3
Study of elastic and inelastic relationships of external forces acting on deformable bodies. Includes stresses and deformations produced by tension and compression, torsion and bending, combined stresses, buckling, repeated loads, impact, and influence of properties of materials. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Physics 215, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

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