Dec 01, 2021  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog

AS Concentration: Engineering & Construction Management Transfer to Wheeling University, A.S.


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Major Code: 190

This transfer program is designed for students who expect to complete a degree at Wheeling University in either engineering or construction management. Students should consult with their advisor regarding requirements of WVNCC and WU to transfer. This program provides a pathway for completing a Certificate in Construction Management and BS in Engineering Science.

For students selecting the engineering track, the engineering courses are required. From Wheeling University program description: The engineering science program provides a rigorous and challenging curriculum which prepares students for successful careers in engineering. Within a few years of graduation our graduates are expected to be successful professionals in diverse engineering fields or engaged in graduate study; to pursue lifelong learning; to assume increasing levels of responsibility on technical or managerial projects within their work organizations; to use their knowledge and skills in service to their professions and communities; and to draw upon their Catholic educational experience to serve the needs of humankind. https://wheeling.edu/areas-of-study/engineering-science/

For student selecting the construction track, the engineering and construction management courses are required for this option. Construction Management prepares students currently working in and or wishing to enter the Construction Management industry. Job opportunities as residential builders and contractors; trade contractors, in civil, mechanical, electrical engineering, and plumbing firms or other companies, government agencies, and organizations involved in the construction of the built environment are possible with attainment of the certificate.

In addition, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply basic principles of physical sciences and mathematics.
  • Apply the scientific method in designing, conducting and analyzing experiments.
  • Communicate effectively and work collaboratively.
  • Use mathematical and scientific principles in problem solving.
  • Relate issues from a global perspective.
  • Conduct basic research using the Internet and print resources.

CIP Code: 240199

First Semester (14 Credits)


These courses fulfill General Education requirements.

Second Semester (15 Credits)


These courses fulfill General Education requirements.  If taking the Construction Management track, commplete both Construction management I & II.

Third Semester (15 Credits)


Engineering Orientation I and Construction Management II will be completed online at WU. Students must enroll in Engineering Orientation I & II.

  • 4 Credit(s)
  • 5 Credit(s)
  • Engineering Orientation I online at WU 3 Credit(s)
  • Select One: 3 Credit(s)
  •                        General Education Core Requirement

                                            OR

                           Construction Management II online at WU

Fourth Semester (17 Credits)


Wheeling University Jointly Offered Courses


These courses would be dual enrollment courses with WU:

  • Engineering Orientation I
  • Engineering Orientation II
  • Construction Management I
  • Construction Management II

General Education Core Requirements


Core requirements can be chosen from the following courses:

Total Credits 61


IMPORTANT GRADUATION INFORMATION: ORNT 090 is a graduation requirement.  See your advisor to determine if you have met this requirement.

 

 

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