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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog Archived Catalog

Engineering Transfer to Montana State University - Bozeman

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The Engineering transfer program at FVCC provides a full range of freshman and sophomore level classes to prepare students transferring to a wide variety of engineering programs at Montana State University - Bozeman and Montana Tech of The University of Montana. The advantages of small class size, individual attention, and a knowledgeable professional staff provide a solid foundation for transfer, allowing students to transfer with junior status. Curricula can be adjusted to meet similar requirements for other institutions.

Montana State University - Bozeman offers programs in bio-resources, chemical, civil, computer, construction technology, electrical, industrial, and mechanical engineering.

Montana Tech of The University of Montana offers programs in engineering science, environmental, general, geological, geophysical, metallurgical, mining, and petroleum engineering.

Surveying and civil engineering are closely related fields, and FVCC provides an excellent opportunity to begin pursuing both professional licenses at the same time. Contact either the surveying advisor or engineering advisor for more information.

As programs emerge and evolve, it is important to consult with an advisor to keep abreast of changes and to register for classes in the proper order.

Associate of Science Degree

Suggested course of study for fulfilling the College of Engineering Major and Core Requirements at Montana State University - Bozeman:

First Year

Fall Semester

First Semester Total: 17

Spring Semester

Second Semester Total: 16

Second Year - Fall Semester

First Semester Total: 19

Spring Semester

Second Semester Total: 19

Total Credits: 71

1 Not required for Computer Engineering majors, while CHMY 121  is needed for Construction Engineering Majors.
2 Construction Engineering Technology students should take two semesters of calculus and STAT 216 . Mechanical engineering technology majors need to have taken at least M 153 .
3 Construction Engineering technology, and mechanical engineering technology majors could take PHSX 205  and PHSX 207  instead.
4 Construction Engineering Technology students should take ECNS 101  or ECNS 202  as their Social Science B requirement.
5 Civil Engineering students should take ECNS 101  or PSCI 210 .

*Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description.

**See additional courses listed below.

**Additional courses for Bioengineering (MSU):

**Additional courses for Chemical Engineering (MSU):

**Additional courses for Civil Engineering (MSU):

**Additional courses for Computer Engineering (MSU):

**Additional courses for Industrial and Management Engineering (MSU):

**Additional courses for Mechanical Engineering (MSU):

**Additional courses for Mechanical Engineering Technology (MSU):

Advising Information:

For more information about this program, contact the Faculty Advisor. 

  Faculty Advisor
  Effat Rady, Ph.D.
  RH 110
  (406) 756-3375

The Associate of Science (AS) degree requires 60 credits at FVCC, and the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree at Montana University System (MUS) colleges and universities requires 120 credits. FVCC students may earn as many as 75-85 credits in preparation for some transfer majors, thus reducing the number of credits required for the BS degree at MUS schools. Also, by earning the AS degree from FVCC, students will have satisfied the lower division General Education Core (see General Education Requirements for requirements) for all MUS institutions and will not be required to meet additional lower division general education core requirements upon transfer. The suggested course load in AS programs is rigorous and is recommended for only the most prepared students. A more moderate semester credit load can be achieved by taking general education core courses during summer terms or completing one or two additional semesters at FVCC before transfer.

The information on all transfer programs is subject to change. Students should see their advisor to explore other possibilities not specifically listed in the program.

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