Academics

Engineering

You will learn how apply the principles of science and mathematics to develop economical solutions to technical problems when you major in Engineering at Cumberland.

This program prepares students for a career in the engineering field.  Engineering uses the physical science and mathematics to design and develop products and systems. It uses advanced techniques to find solutions to technical problems and other complex issues.

Year 1
Fall Semester

EC 201  Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr) or
EC 202  Principles of Microeconomics (3 cr)
EG 101  Introduction to Engineering I  (2 cr)
EN 101  English Composition I   (3 cr)
MA 130  Calculus I  (4 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective  (3 cr)

Spring Semester
CH 101  General Chemistry I  (4 cr)
EG 103  Introduction to Engineering I Lab  (2 cr)
EN 102  English Composition II   (3 cr)
MA 140  Calculus II  (4 cr)
General Education Social Science  Elective (3 cr) or
General Education Humanities Elective (3 cr)

Year 2
Fall Semester

EG 211 Introduction to Engineering II (1 cr)
MA 210  Calculus III  (4 cr)
PI 141  General Physics I  (4 cr)
SP 203  Effective Speech  (3 cr)
* Program Elective  (2/4 cr)

Spring Semester
CS 212  C++ Programming (4 cr)
EG 212  Introduction to Engineering II Lab (1 cr)
MA 220  Differential Equations  (4 cr)
PI 142  General Physics II  (4 cr)
* Program Elective  (2/4 cr)

Total Credits  60

* Program Electives
Mechanical Engineering Track:       

EG 201  Statics (2 cr)
EG 202  Dynamics  (2 cr)

Chemical Engineering Track:
CH 102  Chemistry II (for PI 142 General Physics II) (4 cr)
CH 201  Organic Chemistry I  (4 cr)
CH 202  Organic Chemistry II  (4 cr)*
*Additional course recommended

Electrical and Computer Engineering Track:
EG 121  Digital Electronics (3 cr)
EG 122  Electronics for Engineers (3 cr)

Civil Engineering Track:
EG 102  Graphics (2 cr)
EG 201  Statics (2 cr)
EG 202  Dynamics (2 cr)

This program prepares students for entry-level employment in the fields of electronics, drafting and manufacturing. Some job titles include electrician, industrial technician, electronics technician, electromechanical technician, engineering aide, service technician, quality assurance technician, production specialist, inspection superintendent, and draftsperson.

Year 1
Fall Semester

EG 101  Introduction to Engineering  (2 cr)
EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)
IT 102  CAD I (3 cr)
IT 107  Electrical Maintenance  (3 cr)
MA  205 Statistics (3 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective  (3 cr) or
General Education Social Science Elective (3 cr)

Spring Semester
EG 102  Graphics (2 cr)
EN 102  English Composition II (3 cr) or
EN 103  Technical Writing (3 cr)
IT 105  Blueprint Reading & Sketching (2 cr)
IT 111  Electronics  (4 cr)
IT 205  Digital Electronics (3 cr)
IT 211  CAD II (3 cr)

Year 2
Fall Semester

IT 162  Quality Control  (3 cr)
IT 212  CAD III  (3 cr)
MA 110  College Algebra  (3 cr)
General Education Diversity Elective  (3 cr)
Program Elective  (3/4 credit)

Spring Semester
IT 218  Programmable Logic Controllers  (3 cr)
MA 120  Trigonometry  (3 cr)
PI 123  Fundamentals of Physics I  (4 cr)
SO 201  Introductory Sociology (3 cr)
Program Elective (1/2 cr)

Total Credits  64                                                                                          

Program Electives (minimum of 5 credits)
EG 103  Engineering Laboratory  (2 cr)
IT 112  Intro to Engineering Technology Lab (2 cr)
PI 104  Energy, the Environment and Society  (3 cr)
PI 124  Fundamentals of Physics II ( 4 cr)

This program prepares students for careers in computer-aided drafting. Cumberland works closely with business and industry leaders to keep its Engineering technologies curricula current.

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Year 1
Fall Semester

EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)
IT 102  CAD I (3 cr)
IT 105  Blueprint Reading and Sketching (2 cr)
IT 107  Electrical Maintenance (3 cr)
IT 112  Introduction to Engineering Technology Lab (2 cr)
General Education Business or Computer Science Elective (3 cr) *

Spring Semester
EN 102  English Composition II (3 cr) or
EN 103  Technical Writing (3 cr)
IT 211  CAD II (3 cr)
MA 110  College Algebra (3 cr)
Program Elective (3 cr) *
Program Elective (3 cr) *

Total Credits  30

Program Electives (Minimum of 5 credits)

EG 101 Introduction to Engineering (2 cr)
EG 102  Graphics (2 cr)
EG 103  Engineering Laboratory (2 cr)
IT 111  Electronics (3 cr)
IT 162  Quality Control (3 cr)
IT 212  CAD III (3 cr)
IT 218  Programmable Logic Controllers (3 cr)
MA 205  Statistics (3 cr)
PI 104  Energy, the Environment, and Society (3 cr)

* Business and Computer Science Electives
BU 106  Introduction to Management (3 cr)
BU 115  Introduction to Business (3 cr)
BU 209  Small Business Management (3 cr)
CS 101  Introduction to Microcomputers (3 cr) or
Computer Science elective (3 cr)

 

This program prepares students for employment in a wide range of businesses and industries with an emphasis on electronics technology. Cumberland works closely with business and industry leaders to keep its Engineering technologies curricula current.

Year 1
Fall Semester

CM 126  Industrial Wiring (3 cr)
CS 101  Introduction to Microcomputers (3 cr) or
Computer Science Elective (3 cr)
EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)
IT 107  Electrical Maintenance (3 cr)
IT 111  Electronics (4 cr)

Spring Semester
IT 205  Digital Electronics (3 cr)
IT 218  Programmable Logic Controllers (3 cr)
MA 110  College Algebra (3 cr)
PI 124  Fundamentals of Physics II (4 cr)
Program Elective (3 cr) *

* Program Electives
CS 111  Computer Science I   (4 cr)
MA 120  Trigonometry  (3 cr)
PI 104  Energy, the Environment and Society  (3 cr)

This program focuses on the basics of electronics. Cumberland works closely with business and industry leaders to keep its Engineering technologies curricula current.

Year 1
Fall Semester

IT 107  Electrical Maintenance   (3 cr)
IT 111  Electronics  (4 cr)
IT 205  Digital Electronics  (3 cr)
IT 218  Programmable Logic Controllers   (3 cr)
PI 124  Fundamentals of Physics II  (4 cr)