2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Dec 01, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Graduation Map: Mechanical Engineering, AS-STEM for Transfer to ATU BS in Mechanical Engineering


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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).

About This Degree


Start Here / Finish There

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

This curriculum is designed for students who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in STEM (AS-STEM) at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to Arkansas Tech University (ATU) to complete a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree. Students should be aware that prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to the course requirements shown. 

ATU Transfer Admission information and policies

ATU Admissions Requirements
To be accepted for transfer into the ATU Mechanical Engineering program with junior classification, students must have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA and have earned a grade of “C” or higher in all courses taken to satisfy the AS in STEM degree.

ATU 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.

Semester 1 - Fall (13 Credit Hours)


Semester 2 - Spring (17 Credit Hours)


Semester 3 - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Semester 4 - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


60 Credit Hours


See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information​
* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining Courses to be Completed at ATU - Mechanical Engineering - 62 Credit Hours


Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours

TECH

1001

Orientation to the University

Waive

MCEG

2203

Computational Methods in Engineering

3

MCEG/

ELEG

3003

Engineering Modeling and Design

3

MCEG

3013

Mechanics of Materials

3

MATH

3243

Differential Equations I

3

ELEG

2113

Electric Circuits II

3

MCEG

3313

Thermodynamics I

3

MCEG

3413

Fundamentals of Mechanical Design

3

MCEG

3442

Mechanical Laboratory I

2

MCEG/

ELEG

4202

Engineering Design

2

MCEG

4403

Mechanics of Fluids and Hydraulics

3

MCEG

4423

Machine Component Design

3

MCEG

4433

Thermodynamics II

3

MCEG

4442

Mechanical Laboratory II

2

MCEG

4443

Heat Transfer

3

MCEG

4491

Mechanical Design Project I

1

ELEG

4303

Control Systems

3

MCEG

4492

Mechanical Design Project II

2

 

 

3000-4000 level Engineering Electives

6

 

 

4000 level Engineering Elective

3

 

 

3000-4000 Engineering Lab Elective

2

 

 

Math Elective

3

 

 

Technical Elective

3

    Total ATU Credit Hours: 62
    Total Credit Hours: 122
Academic Year: 2022-2023
Revised: June, 2022

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