2020-2021 Catalog

Associate in Engineering Science Degree (A.E.S.)

This program is a recommended pathway for students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree who elect to complete the first two years of their engineering degree at Moraine Valley. By doing so, students can earn an Associate in Engineering Science (A.E.S.) degree. The program is suitable for all engineering majors, including but not limited to aerospace, agricultural and biological, architectural, chemical, civil, computer, computer science, electrical, energy management, engineering mechanics, engineering physics, general, industrial, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, and systems engineering. Students are advised to work early on with an academic advisor at the institution they intend to transfer to, as well as at Moraine Valley, to ensure they choose the appropriate courses.

Summary of Credit Hours Required

A. General Education Core Curriculum: 37 credit hours
    1. Communication (9)
    2. Mathematics (14)
    3. Physical and Life Sciences (8)
    4. Humanities and Fine Arts and Social/Behavioral Sciences (6)

Note: The General Education courses required for the A.E.S. degree are approved by the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI); however, the structure of the A.E.S. does not meet the minimum IAI General Education Core Requirements. Students will need to complete the general education requirements of the school to which they transfer. Students interested in an engineering major should consult the catalog of their transfer school and an academic advisor for appropriate requirements. 

B. Baccalaureate Major/Minor and Elective Courses: 29 credit hours

Total A.E.S. Degree: 66 credit hours