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Architectural and Structural Technology

Degree Offered - Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Architectural and Structural Technology)

Credits Required - 66/70

Program Contact - Eileen Young, Department Chair and Professor of Engineering and Technology, ext. 2746

Program Goals - This option prepares students to work as technicians for engineering consulting firms, structural engineers, architects, bridge inspectors, contractors, and structural manufacturing companies.

Program Information - Students learn in modern laboratories on the latest computers and software and are taught by faculty with many years of professional experience. Students receive many hours of hands-on experience as well as exposure to background theory.

Students who haven't taken basic math courses in high school may complete math prerequisites at BCC. 

After BCC - Graduates work as home building contractors, design construction technicians, structural computer-aided designers, and industrial and commercial building fabricators.

Recommended Course Sequence

SEMESTER  COURSE
FALL SEMESTER 1 CSS 101; ENG 101; PHY 101; MTH 141 or MTH 173
SPRING SEMESTER 2
EGR 124; ENG 102; MTH 142; MTH 171; Global Awareness Elective or Technical Elective
 SUMMER Summer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.
 FALL SEMESTER 3
CAD 101; EGR 221; EGR 251; HST 114; Global Awareness Elective or Technical Elective
 SPRING SEMESTER 4
 ARC 201; CAD 122; EGR 222; EGR 224; ELECTIVE – Global Awareness or
Technical Elective
 

Automation Technology

Degree Offered - Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Automation Technology Concentration)

Credits Required - 65/70

Program Contact - Mary Cass, Coordinator and Associate Professor of Automation Technology

Program Goals - This option prepares students to enter highly-automated manufacturing industries as automation specialists and manufacturing technicians. Students learn to solve complex manufacturing problems using computer-aided design, evaluation and simulation techniques, and engineering principles. The curriculum covers such aspects of manufacturing engineering as materials processing (traditional and CNC), industrial automation, material science, hydraulics, computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM), and computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM).

Program Information - This program is especially valuable to the person who wants technical diversity. Summer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.

Suggested Technical Electives
Transfer EGR 137, EGR 251, CHM 113 or MTH 214 (with MTH 171 and 173)
CAD/CAM EGR 113, CAD 172, CAD 211
Cooperative Education CED 210, CED 220
Sustainability/Green Energy EGR 183, EGR 282,
EGR 284 (w/EGR 102)

After BCC - Graduates work as automation specialists, manufacturing technicians, design technicians, CAD designers, engineering aides, field service technicians, technical representatives, and maintenance technicians. It will open employment doors to many jobs that require multidisciplinary competencies.

Recommended Course Sequence

SEMESTER COURSE
FALL SEMESTER 1CAD 101; CSS101;  EGR 111; ENG 101; MTH 141 or MTH 173; PHY 101
SPRING SEMESTER 2
CAD 111; EGR 102 or EGR 103; EGR 112; MTH 142 or MTH 171; EGR 171 or
Technical Elective
 SUMMERSummer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.
 FALL SEMESTER 3
EGR 151; EGR 172; ENG 102; Global Awareness or Humanities or Technical Elective
 SPRING SEMESTER 4
EGR 211; HST 114; ELECTIVE – Global Awareness or Humanities or
Technical Elective (3)

Biomanufacturing Technology

Degree Offered - Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Biomanufacturing Technology)

Credits Required - 70

Program Contact - Mary Cass, Coordinator and Associate Professor of Automation Technology

Program Goals - This option prepares students for technical positions in biotechnology and pharmaceutical manufacturing industries. Students learn to use manufacturing equipment and to understand biological and chemical processes in a hands-on, practical environment.

Program Information - This program focuses on developing an understanding of engineering principles applied to solving technical problems. Students develop expertise in computers, automated equipments, and working in a laboratory environment. This program is challenging - limit outside responsibilities (e.g., work).

After BCC - Graduates can enter the workforce as biomanufacturing, bioprocess or pharmaceuitcal manufacturing technicians.

Recommended Course Sequence

SEMESTER COURSE
FALL SEMESTER 1BIO 121; CSS 101; EGR 103; ENG 101; MTH 141; PHY 101
SPRING SEMESTER 2
PHL 101 or PHL 152; BIO 239; EGR 172; ENG 102; MTH 119
 SUMMERSummer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.
 FALL SEMESTER 3
BIO 126; CHM 113; EGR 131; EGR 171; HST 114
 SPRING SEMESTER 4
CED 210; EGR 132; EGR 211; EGR 255; ELECTIVE - Global Awareness

Civil Technology

Degree Offered - Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Civil Concentration)

Credits Required - 62/67

Program Contact - Anthony Ucci, Department Chair and Professor of Engineering and Green Technologies

Program Goals - This option prepares students to work as technicians in the private and public sector for civil engineering consulting firms, construction companies, land developers, public works agencies, highway departments, and surveyors.

Program Information - Students receive many hours of hands-on experience as well as exposure to background theory in modern laboratories and computer labs taught by faculty with many years of professional experience. Students may complete math prerequisites at BCC.

After BCC - Alumni work for land development companies, surveyors, and city, town, and state governments.

Recommended Course Sequence

SEMESTER COURSE
FALL SEMESTER 1CSS 101; ENG 101; EGR 102 or EGR 103; EGR 125; MTH 141 or MTH 173; PHY 101
SPRING SEMESTER 2
CAD 101; EGR 124; MTH 142 or MTH 171; ELECTIVE - Global Awareness or
Humanities or Technical Elective
 SUMMERSummer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.
 FALL SEMESTER 3
EGR 251; EGR 221; HST 114; CAD 128; ELECTIVE - Global Awareness or Humanities
or Technical Elective
 SPRING SEMESTER 4
EGR 222; EGR 224; ELECTIVE - Global Awareness or Humanities or Tech Elective

Electrical Technology with Solar Energy

Degree Offered - Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Electrical Technology with Solar Energy Concentration)

Credits Required - 65/70

Program Contact - Eileen Young, Department Chair and Professor of Engineering and Technology, ext. 2746

Program Goals - This program prepares students to work as technicians in many positions for which training in electricity and electronics technology are required. Some of the most common areas with job opportunities are solar energy, industrial manufacturing, research and development laboratory, field service, technical writer, and technical sales.

Program Information - All technical courses use computer applications, and laboratories are equipped with modern test equipment. Every technical course has a related laboratory which provides hands-on experience. Students should be in a Math course every semester until they have completed their sequence. Summer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads. Not all courses are offered every year. Read course descriptions to plan course schedule.

Suggested Technical Electives
• Transfer CHM 113, EGR 251, MTH 214 (with MTH 171 and 173)
• A+ Certification CIS 121, CIS 160
• Cooperative Education CED 210, CED 220
• Sustainability/Green Energy EGR 171, EGR 183, EGR 282

After BCC - Graduates can work as an equipment installation technician, central office technician, computer technician, engineering assistant, manufacturing lab technician, solar technician, field service and installation technician, or customer support specialist.

Recommended Course Sequence

SEMESTER COURSE
FALL SEMESTER 1CSS 101; EGR 102 or EGR 103; EGR 131; ENG 101; MTH 141 or MTH 173;
PHY 101
SPRING SEMESTER 2
EGR 132; EGR 137; MTH 142 or MTH 171; PHY 102
 SUMMERSummer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.
 FALL SEMESTER 3
ENG 102; HST 114; (3) ELECTIVES - Global Awareness or Humanities or Technical
 SPRING SEMESTER 4
EGR 133; EGR 211; EGR 284; ELECTIVE – Global Awareness or Humanities or Technical
Elective

Electro-Mechanical with Green Energy Technology

Degree offered - Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Electro-Mechanical with Green Energy Concentration)

Credits required - 62/79

Program contact - Anthony Ucci, Department Chair and Professor of Engineering and Green Technologies

Program Goals - This program prepares students to work in high-tech industries as technical employees who can work on equipment that uses both electrical and mechanical engineering principles. Students, by selecting the recommended electives can prepare themselves for employment in the expanding Green Technology industries of Solar Energy and Wind Power. Graduates, by selecting the recommended electives, may prepare themselves for transfer to a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology program.

Program Information - This program is especially valuable to the person who wants technical diversity. It can open employment doors to many jobs that require multidisciplinary competencies.

Students should be in Math course every semester until they have completed their sequence.

After BCC - Graduates work as engineering aides, field service techncians, technical representatives, maintenance technicians and automation technicians.

Recommended Course Sequence

SEMESTER COURSE
FALL SEMESTER 1CSS 101; EGR 102 or EGR 103; EGR 125; EGR 131 or EGR 151 ENG 101; MTH 141 or MTH 173; PHY 101
SPRING SEMESTER 2
CAD 101; EGR 137; MTH 142; MTH 171; ELECTIVE - Global Awareness or Humanities or Lab Science or
Technical Elective
 SUMMERSummer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.
 FALL SEMESTER 3
EGR 211; EGR 251; ENG 102; ELECTIVE - Global Awareness or Humanities or Lab Science or Technical
Elective
 SPRING SEMESTER 4
HST 114; ELECTIVE - (4) ELECTIVES - Global Awareness Elective or Humanities Elective or Lab Science Elective or Technical Elective

Enivronmental Technology

Degree Offered - Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Environmental Concentration)

Credits Required - 66/71

Program Contact - Robert Rak, Coordinator and Professor of Environmental Technology

Program Goals - This program provides students with a broad understanding of the environment and current environmental issues. Students utilize their knowledge of water resources, environmental regulations, sampling techniques, and hazardous materials to prepare for state licensure examinations and entry-level environmental technician positions.

Program Information - The Environmental Technology concentration is an interdisciplinary program that allows students to utilize their knowledge in science, mathematics, engineering, and written and oral communication.

Laboratories provide students with hands-on training in skills and instrumentation utilized on the job.

Field trips offer students the opportunity to see various facilities and meet with personnel currently working various environmental technology positions.

Internships provide students with the opportunity to explore careers in their chosen ares and network with area professionals.

Suggested Technical Electives
Water Treatment EGR 151, EGR 140, GLG 101
Wastewater Treatment EGR 151, EGR 241, EGR
242, EGR 140, Environmental Tech (General) EGR
140, GLG 101, SCI 112, Hazardous Waste EGR 140,
GLG 101, EGR 241.

After BCC - Graduate may work as Water Treatment Plan Operators or Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators working for municipalities or private contract operations companies. Graduates also work for private Environmental Consulting Firms and as Environmental Technicians in various industrial areas.

Recommended Course Sequence

SEMESTER COURSE
FALL SEMESTER 1CHM 111 or CHM 113 or CHM 115; CSS 101; EGR 102 or EGR 103; EGR 141 OR EGR 151; ENG 101;
MTH 141 or MTH 173
SPRING SEMESTER 2
CAD 101; CHM 120; ENG 102; MTH 142 or MTH 171; ELECTIVE - Technical Elective
 SUMMERSummer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.
 FALL SEMESTER 3
EGR 183; EGR 245; GIS 101; HST 114; ELECTIVE -  Humanities Elective or Global Awareness Elective
 SPRING SEMESTER 4
CED 101; CED 210; EGR 244; GIS 102; ELECTIVE - Global Awareness or Humanities or Technical Elective (2)

Marine Technology

Degree Offered - Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Marin Technology)

Credits Required - 65-71

Program Contact - Robert Rak, Coordinator and Professor of environmental Technology

Program Goals - This program is designed to prepare students as technicians working in various areas of the marine industry. Participants gain an undedrstanding of mechanical and environmental marine systems and have the opportunity to select specialized courses in the areas of the marine trades, fisheries technology, and remotely operated vehicle (ROV) technology.

Program Information - Choose electives to specialize if desired. Some courses in this program are only available in the evening and/or at satellite locations. EGR 162 and many marine industry careers require good physical health and the ability to swim. Student with issues in this area should discuss them with the program director before enrollment.

Suggested Electives

Marine Trades EGR 265 and EGR 266
Marine Fisheries EGR 267 and EGR 268
ROV Technician EGR 171 and EGR 211

After BCC - Graduates work as technicians in a variety of marine trades professions, such as fisheries observers, coeanography and hydrographic survey technicias, or remotely operated vehicle (ROV) technicians.

Recommended Course Sequence

SEMESTER COURSE
FALL SEMESTER 1CSS 101; EGR 103; EGR 141; EGR 161; ENG 101; MTH 141
SPRING SEMESTER 2
EGR 244; ENG 102; MTH 119; SCI 119; COM 101
 SUMMERSummer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.
 FALL SEMESTER 3
Core Elective; EGR 151; EGR 261; GIS 101; HST 114
 SPRING SEMESTER 4
Core Elective; BIO 232; ECN 112; EGR 162; EGR 263; SOC 101

Mechanical Technology with Wind Power

Degree Offered - Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Mehcanical Technology with Wind Power)

Credits Required - 67/71

Program Contact - Eileen Young, Department Chair and Professor of Engineering and Green Technologies

Program Goals - This option prepares students as technicians and mechanical designers. Students learn aspects of mechanical engineering such as strength of materials, materials science, fluid systems, computer-aided design and wind power technology.

Program Information - Students gain hands-on experience with mechanical systems (hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanisms and wind power), materials and computer-aided design.

Students should be in a Math course every semester until they have completed their sequence. Take ENG 101, EGR 172, MTH, and PHY 101 first.

Suggested Technical Electives
Transfer EGR 211, CHM 113 or MTH 214 (with MTH
171 and 173), Automation EGR 111, EGR 112 or
EGR 211, Cooperative Education CED 210 or CED
220, Sustainability/Green Energy EGR 183, EGR
284 (w/EGR 102)

After BCC - Graduates work as mechanical/CAD designers and wind power, manufacturing industrial and design technicians.

Recommended Course Sequence -

SEMESTER COURSE
FALL SEMESTER 1CSS 101; ENG 101, EGR 102 or EGR 103; EGR 172; MTH 141 or MTH 173; PHY 101
SPRING SEMESTER 2
ENG 102; EGR 171 or Tech Elective; MTH 142 or MTH 171; PHY 102;
Global Awareness , Humanities, or Tech Elective
 SUMMERSummer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.
 FALL SEMESTER 3
CAD 101; EGR 151; EGR 251; HST 114; ELECTIVE - Global Awareness , Humanities, or
Technical
 SPRING SEMESTER 4
CAD 172; EGR 171; EGR 254; EGR 282; Global
Awareness , Humanities, or Tech Elective (2)

Transfer Program

Engineering Transfer, Engineering Science

Degree Offered - Associate in Science in Engineering Transfer (Engineering Science Transfer Concentration)

Credits Required - 64/70

Program Contact - Anthony Ucci, Department Chair and Professor of Engineering and Green Technologies

Program Goals - This option prepares students to transfer to engineering programs at four-year colleges and universities. Students choose core electives from an approved list based on an engineering discipline of their choice. Students who are not prepared for calculus can take the prerequisite math courses at BCC.

Program Information - Students may also elect to be in the UMass Dartmouth/BCC Cooperative Education program.

After BCC - Graduates of this proram have successfully transferred to many four-year institutions, including Brown University, Northeastern University, University of Massachusetts, University of Rhode Island, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

BCC participates in the statewide MassTransfer program and has developed many program-to-program transfer articulation agreements which guarantee admission and credit transfer. For a complete listing of eligible MassTransfer programs and current BCC articulation agreements, visit the Transfer Affairs web site at www.BristolCC.edu/transfer.

Recommended Course Sequence

SEMESTER COURSE
FALL SEMESTER 1CSS 101; CHM 113; ENG 101; MTH 214; SOC 101
SPRING SEMESTER 2
PHL 101 or PHL 152; ENG 102; MTH 215; PHY 211; (1) ELECTIVE - Engineering
 SUMMERSummer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.
 FALL SEMESTER 3
HST 114; MTH 253; PHY 212; Engineering Electives (2) 
 SPRING SEMESTER 4
EGR 204; ENG 215; MTH 254; Engineering Electives (2)

Certificate Program

Green Building Technology

Degree Offered - Certificate of Accomplishment in Green Building Technology (Green Building Technology)

Credits Required - 22/23

Program Contact - Anthony Ucci, Department Chair and Professor of Engineering and Green Technologies

Program Goals - This certificate introduces students to the construction profession and provides them with the applied technical skills necessary for employment as construction technicians or to direct a construction project. Students learn the process of constructing a green building from the ground up, develop an in-depth working knowledge of energy efficiency, conservation and construction estimating techniques, and gain practical experience in preparing working drawing for building construction. Graduates of this program will be prepared to complete the LEED Green Associate certification, which denotes basic knowledge of green design, construction, and operations. Due to the greater use of CAD equipment by architects and engineers, as well as drafters, students also develop drafting techniques using computer-aided design and drafting software, including AutoCAD.

Program Information -

·      Certificate courses can apply to BCC’s Civil, Architectural and Structural Technology degree programs.

·      Students may earn this certificate and the degree simultaneously.

·      Students interested in transferring to a Bachelor degree program in Engineering should select MTH 171.

Recommended Course Sequence

Fall Semester

MTH 141 or MTH 151; CAD 101; EGR 123; EGR 125

Spring Semester

CAD 122; EGR 183; ENG 101




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Nov 2, 2011, 7:02 AM
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