For students transferring to 4-year colleges or universities to complete a bachelor’s degree.

Business Administration

Program Description

The Associate of Arts & Sciences degree programs are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program. The Associate of Arts & Sciences degree also prepares you to enter pre-professional programs in the areas of Dentistry, Law, Medical Technology, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Radiologic Technology.

Program Requirements

Entry into the program requires the satisfactory completion of four (4) units of high school English, two (2) units of high school algebra, one (1) unit of geometry, one (1) unit of laboratory science, and one (1) unit of social science or their equivalent.  Deficiencies in these areas may be corrected by completing the appropriate developmental studies courses. Students are encouraged to check the mathematics requirements of the four-year college or university to which you plan to transfer to determine the appropriate courses to be taken at MECC, as well as to determine the transferability of electives. Students planning to transfer should schedule an appointment with MECC’s Transfer Services Counselor at 276.523.2400 ext. 324.

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Business Administration Major (216)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
HIS 101 or 121 History of Western Civilization I or United States History I 3  
MTH 163 Pre-Calculus I 3  
Science   Biology, Chemistry or Physics I 4  
 ITE 119 Information Literacy3 3  
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
FIRST YEAR SPRING
ENG 112 College Composition II 3  
HIS 102 or 122 History of Western Civilization II or United States History II 3  
MTH 271 Applied Calculus 3  
Science   Biology, Chemistry or Physics II 4  
HLT/PED   Health/Physical Education 1  
SECOND YEAR FALL
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3  
ECO 201 Principles of Economics I  3  
ENG   Literature (241, 243, 251)2 3  
CST 100 or 105 Principles of Public Speaking or Oral Communication 3  
    College Transfer Elective 3  
SECOND YEAR SPRING
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 3  
ECO 202 Principles of Economics II¹  3  
ENG   Literature (242, 244, or 252)2 3  
    College Transfer Electives 6  
Total Minimum Credits for Degree

61

 

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General Studies

Program Description

The Associate of Arts & Sciences degree programs are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program. The Associate of Arts & Sciences degree also prepares you to enter pre-professional programs in the areas of Dentistry, Law, Medical Technology, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Radiologic Technology.

Program Requirements

Entry into the program requires the satisfactory completion of four (4) units of high school English, two (2) units of high school algebra, one (1) unit of geometry, one (1) unit of laboratory science, and one (1) unit of social science or their equivalent.  Deficiencies in these areas may be corrected by completing the appropriate developmental studies courses. Students are encouraged to check the mathematics requirements of the four-year college or university to which you plan to transfer to determine the appropriate courses to be taken at MECC, as well as to determine the transferability of electives. Students planning to transfer should schedule an appointment with MECC’s Transfer Services Counselor at 276.523.2400 ext. 324.

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General Studies (697)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HIS 101 or 121 History of Western Civilization I or United States History I 3
MTH 151 or 163 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I or Pre-calculus I 3 3
Science   Biology, Chemistry or Physics I  4
ITE 119 Information Literacy2 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
ENG 112 College Composition II 3
HIS 102 or 122 History of Western Civilization II or United States History II 3
MTH 152 or 164 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts II or Pre-calculus II3 3
Science   Biology, Chemistry or Physics II4 4
    College Transfer Elective 3
SECOND YEAR FALL
    Social Science Elective1 3
    Humanities Elective4 3
CST 100 or 105 Principles of Public Speaking or Oral Communication 3
    College Transfer Electives 6
SECOND YEAR SPRING
HLT/PED   Health/Physical Education 1
    Social Science Elective1 3
    Humanities Elective4 3
    College Transfer Electives 6
Total Minimum Credits for Degree 61

1 Students should consult the social science requirements of the institution to which they are transferring. Social sciences include: Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Geography, and Sociology. 2 All students pursuing an Associate of Arts and Sciences must demonstrate information literacy by completing ITE 119, by satisfying the terms of an articulation agreement, or by establishing competency on an assessment test.3 Students may select MTH 157 or MTH 271 if appropriate to their transfer institution. 4Students should consult with their academic advisor to select courses required by their desired degree at their transfer institution.  

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General Studies – Software Engineering Specialization

Program Description

The Associate of Arts & Sciences degree programs are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program. 

Program Requirements

Entry into the program requires the satisfactory completion of four (4) units of high school English, two (2) units of high school algebra, one (1) unit of geometry, one (1) unit of laboratory science, and one (1) unit of social science or their equivalent.  Deficiencies in these areas may be corrected by completing the appropriate developmental studies courses. Students are encouraged to check the mathematics requirements of the four-year college or university to which you plan to transfer to determine the appropriate courses to be taken at MECC, as well as to determine the transferability of electives. Students planning to transfer should schedule an appointment with MECC’s Transfer Services Counselor at 276.523.2400 ext. 324.

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General Studies
Software Engineering Specialization (697-09)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HIS 101 History of Western Civilization I 3
MTH 273 Calculus I 4
ITE 119 Information Literacy3 3
    Social Science Elective1 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
ENG 112 College Composition II 3
HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II 3
MTH 157 Elementary Statistics 3
MTH 274 Calculus II 4
    Social Science Elective1 3
SECOND YEAR FALL
ENG   English Survey2 3
PHY 241 University Physics I 4
CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking 3
ITP 132 C++ Programming I 3
MTH 275 Multivariable Calculus/Linear Algebra 4
SECOND YEAR SPRING
HLT/PED   Health/Physical Education 1
ENG   English Survey2 3
MTH 286 Discrete Mathematics 4
ITP 232 C++ Programming II 3
PHY 242 University Physics II 4
Total Minimum Credits for Degree 65

1In addition to the economics requirements for the community colleges, students are advised to complete a Political Science and Psychology course, or a full year of a sophomore social science if required by the four-year college or university to which you plan to transfer. 2At least one semester of World Literature (ENG 251-252) is recommended. 3Every student getting an Associate of Arts and Sciences must demonstrate information literacy by completing ITE 119, by satisfying the terms of an articulation agreement, or by establishing competency on an assessment test.

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Pre-Teacher

Program Description

The Associate of Arts & Sciences degree programs are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program. The Associate of Arts & Sciences degree also prepares you to enter pre-professional programs in the areas of Dentistry, Law, Medical Technology, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Radiologic Technology.

Program Requirements

Entry into the program requires the satisfactory completion of four (4) units of high school English, two (2) units of high school algebra, one (1) unit of geometry, one (1) unit of laboratory science, and one (1) unit of social science or their equivalent.  Deficiencies in these areas may be corrected by completing the appropriate developmental studies courses. Students are encouraged to check the mathematics requirements of the four-year college or university to which you plan to transfer to determine the appropriate courses to be taken at MECC, as well as to determine the transferability of electives. Students planning to transfer should schedule an appointment with MECC’s Transfer Services Counselor at 276.523.2400 ext. 324.

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Pre-Teacher Education Major
Pk-8, PK-6, Middle School Special Education (624)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course #

Course Title

Credit

ENG

111

College Composition I

3

HIS

101

History of Western Civilization I

3

MTH

151

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I1

3

ITE

119

Information Literacy2

3

 HLT/PED

Health/Physical Education 1

SDV

100

College Success Skills

1

FIRST YEAR SPRING

ENG

112

College Composition II

3

HIS

102 or 122

History of Western Civilization II or United States History II 1

3

MTH

152 or 157

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts II or Elementary Statistics1

3

PLS

135 or  211

American National Politics or U.S. Government I

3

   

Arts/Music/Religion Humanities Elective1

3

SECOND YEAR FALL

EDU

200

Introduction To Teaching

3

HIS

121

U.S. History I

3

ECO

201 or 202

Principles of Economics I or II 1

3

BIO

101

General Biology I

4

HUM

 

Elective1

3

SECOND YEAR SPRING

GEO

210

Introduction to Cultural Geography

3

BIO/CHM

BIO 102 or CHM 101

General Biology II or General Chemistry I

4

   

Elective1

3

ENG

 

English Survey1

3

CST

100 or 110

Principles of Public Speaking or Intro to Speech Communication1

3

Total Minimum Credits for Degree

62

1Select according to requirements of transfer institution. Contact your advisor to determine appropriate course selections. Consult the MECC website for up-to-date guidelines on Teacher Education and for information related to the teaching profession. Every student getting an Associate of Arts and Sciences degree must demonstrate information literacy by completing ITE 119, by satisfying the terms of an articulation agreement or by establishing competency on an assessment test.

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Science

Program Description

The Associate of Arts & Sciences degree programs are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program. The Associate of Arts & Sciences degree also prepares you to enter pre-professional programs in the areas of Dentistry, Law, Medical Technology, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Radiologic Technology.

Program Requirements

Entry into the program requires the satisfactory completion of four (4) units of high school English, two (2) units of high school algebra, one (1) unit of geometry, one (1) unit of laboratory science, and one (1) unit of social science or their equivalent. Deficiencies in these areas may be corrected by completing the appropriate developmental studies courses. Students are encouraged to check the mathematics requirements of the four-year college or university to which you plan to transfer to determine the appropriate courses to be taken at MECC, as well as to determine the transferability of electives. Students planning to transfer should schedule an appointment with MECC’s Transfer Services Counselor at 276.523.2400 ext. 324.

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Science Major (881)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HIS 101 or 121 History of Western Civilization I or United States History I 3
MTH 163 Pre-Calculus I or higher MTH 3
Science   Biology, Chemistry or Physics  I4  4
 ITE 119 Information Literacy3 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
ENG 112 College Composition II 3
HIS 102 or 122 History of Western Civilization II or United States History II 3
Science   Biology, Chemistry, or Physics II4 4
MTH 164 Pre-Calculus II or higher MTH 3
CST 100 or 105 Principles of Public Speaking or Oral Communication 3
SECOND YEAR FALL
ENG   Literature (241, 243, or 251) 1 3
 Science   BIO, CHEM, or Physics I 4
MTH 273 Calculus I or approved MTH 4
    College Transfer Elective 3
    Personal Development Elective 1
SECOND YEAR SPRING
ENG   Literature (242, 244, or 252) 3
 Science   BIO, CHEM or Physics II4 4
MTH 274 Calculus II or approved MTH 4
    Approved Social Science2 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 62

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Science – Engineering

Program Description

This program is designed to provide the first two years of a degree in engineering. Students who are planning to transfer into other engineering programs at four-year institutions are urged to acquaint themselves with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and to consult with their advisor at Mountain Empire Community College in planning their program.  Classes in this specialization designated as EGR (Engineering) are offered by Virginia Highlands Community College and are delivered on the MECC campus using distance learning technology.  Some of the higher-level math classes may also be delivered by distance technology.

Program Requirements

Entry into the program requires the satisfactory completion of four (4) units of high school English, two (2) units of high school algebra, one (1) unit of geometry, one (1) unit of laboratory science, and one (1) unit of social science or their equivalent.  Deficiencies in these areas may be corrected by completing the appropriate developmental studies courses. Students are encouraged to check the mathematics requirements of the four-year college or university to which you plan to transfer to determine the appropriate courses to be taken at MECC, as well as to determine the transferability of electives. Students planning to transfer should schedule an appointment with MECC’s Transfer Services Counselor at 276.523.2400 ext. 324.

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Science – Engineering Specialization (881-01)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HIS 101 or 121 History of Western Civilization I or United States History I 3
MTH 177 Introduction to Linear Algebra 2
CHM 111 College Chemistry I 4
MTH 273 Calculus I 4
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
ENG 112 College Composition II 3
HIS 102 or 122 History of Western Civilization II or United States History II 3
EGR 140 Engineering Mechanics – Statics 3
MTH 274 Calculus II 4
EGR 120 Introduction to Engineering 1
CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking 3
SECOND YEAR FALL
ENG   Literature (241, 243, or 251) 1 3
PHY 241 University Physics I 4
MTH 277 Vector Calculus 4
EGR 245 Engineering Mechanics – Dynamics 3
    Social Science Elective2 3
HLT/PED   Health/Physical Education 1
SECOND YEAR SPRING
ENG   Literature (242, 244, or 252)1 3
ITP 120 or 132 Java Programming I or C++ Programming I 3
MTH 279 Ordinary Differential Equations 4
PHY 242 University Physics II 4
EGR 246 Mechanics of Materials 3
Total Minimum Credits for Degree 69

1 At least one semester of World Literature (ENG 251-252) is recommended. 2 Students should consult the social science requirements of the institution to which they are transferring. Social sciences include: Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Geography, and Sociology. 3 Every student getting an Associate of Arts and Sciences must demonstrate information literacy by completing ITE 119, by satisfying the terms of an articulation agreement or by establishing competency on an assessment test.

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