2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Oct 02, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Graduation Map: Engineering, AS-STEM for transfer to SAU BS in Engineering (BSE)

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Graduation Maps (Semester Plans)

About This Degree

Start Here / Finish There

NPC Faculty Mentor: Julian Post (Julian.Post@np.edu) 501.760.4215

  • This curriculum is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (AS-STEM) degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to Southern Arkansas University to complete a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

SAU Transfer Admission information and policies

Additional SAU admission requirements for this program:

  • The student must complete the requirements necessary for general admission to SAU
  • The student will have earned the Associate of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (AS-STEM) degree at NPC with a minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average in general education courses, and at least a 3.00 cumulative grade point average in Chemistry (CHEM), Engineering (EGR), Physics (PHYS), and Mathematics (MATH) courses.
  • Degree program admission requirements will be determined in the same manner as if their initial enrollment had been at SAU.

SAU Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

How to Use the Graduation Map

Full-time? Part-time? Need developmental courses? Starting in the Spring or Summer?
Take courses in the order shown on the Graduation Map. See your academic advisor to help streamline your path toward degree completion.*

Scholarship recipients: Please be aware of eligibility criteria for your scholarship(s).  In particular, pay attention to (1) the enrollment requirements each semester for disbursement of your scholarship(s) and (2) the number of hours and GPA required each semester and/or year for renewal of your scholarship(s).  Graduation Maps provide a semester-by-semester course listing to allow you to graduate on time.  Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at (501) 760-6398 with any questions regarding enrollment/renewal requirements of your scholarship(s).

Semester 1 - Fall (13 Credit Hours)

Semester 2 - Spring (17 Credit Hours)

Semester 3 - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

Semester 4 - Spring (17 Credit Hours)

62 Credit Hours

* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining Courses to be Completed at SAU - Engineering: 60 Credit Hours

Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
ENGR 1021 Introduction to Engineering Lab 1
ENGR 2143 Statics 3
ENGR 2163 Dynamics 3
ENGR 2033 Electrical Circuits I 3
ENGR 3003 Fluid Mechanics 3
ENGR 3013 Thermodynamics 3
ENGR 3023 Heat Transfer 3
ENGR 3211 Thermal Fluid Science Lab 1
ENGR 3043 Mechanics of Materials 3
ENGR 3073 Engineering Economics 3
ENGR 3083 Numerical Methods in Engineering 3
ENGR 3101 Solid Mechanics Lab 1
ENGR 3143 Manufacturing Processes 3
ENGR 3163 Computer Aided Engineering Analysis 3
ENGR 4013 Machine Design 3
ENGR 4023 Senior Design Project I 3
ENGR 4123 Senior Design Project II 3
ENGR 4033 Instrumentation and Control Systems 3
ENGR 4153 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning 3
ENGR 4701 Work Experience Learning I 1
ENGR 4992 Engineering Proficiency 2
Other Required Courses (6 credit hours)  
ENGL 3023 Technical Writing 3
Upper L 3XX3/4XX3 Upper Level Physics or Engineering Electives 3
    Total SAU Credit Hours: 60
    Total Credit Hours: 122

Academic Year: 2022-2023
Revised: September, 2022

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Graduation Maps (Semester Plans)