Associate in Engineering Degree
Choose this path if you intend to transfer to one of the five engineering schools in North Carolina (ECU, NCA&T, NCSU, UNC-Charlotte, WCU). The AE to BSE enables students who have graduated from NC community college AE programs to complete a common list of courses that meet the entrance requirements at all of the BSE programs at the constituent UNC institutions. Admission to engineering programs is competitive, no student is guaranteed admission to an engineering program.
Student Learning Outcomes
for Graduates of the WCC Associate in Engineering (AE) Program
- Written Communication
WCC AE graduates will be able to compose clear, purposeful, well-supported, and organized writing, which exhibits effective use of critical thinking, research and documentation skills, editing skills, and word processing skills.
- Oral Communication
WCC AE graduates will be able to research, develop, organize and present an oral address appropriate to the target audience with supporting materials and effective delivery methods.
- Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
WCC AE graduates will demonstrate the ability to think critically about diverse perspectives.
WCC AE graduates will be able to work independently and collaboratively to gather and organize data for the purpose of producing a mathematical model to offer solutions to real-life problems and communicate those solutions with appropriate quantitative language.
WCC AE graduates will demonstrate understanding of the scientific method and its application to engineering models.