Engineering

Program Level: Pre-Majors/Transfer
Department: Math & Engineering
Institute: Science & Technology
College: NVC

Engineering Courses Links of Interest Faculty & Staff Labs Apply Now

 

About the Program

Engineering is the application of math and science to solve practical problems. Learn how to create and manage the technology and systems of tomorrow.

What is Engineering?

2019 Engineering Salary Statistics

2019 Engineering Median Salaries

What will I learn?

Our Northwest Vista College engineering courses provide both the theory and the hands-on applications that you will need for your junior level studies. Take ENGR 1201 Introduction to Engineering to experience the major fields of engineering and see which major will be the best fit for you.

What can I do with this course of study?

You can complete your freshman and sophomore engineering, physics, science, math, and core courses at Northwest Vista College and transfer these courses to a bachelor of engineering program at a university.

What is special about this program?

At Northwest Vista College, you will learn the theory, but also gain hands-on experience through course projects, labs, the NVC Engineering Club, and the NVC STEAM Makerspace. Take the courses that you need in a supportive atmosphere and take the first steps to have a great career with high earning potential.

STEAM Blast Event Schedule

Tuesday, Oct 22MLH - 117MLH - 214LOBBY
9:30 - 10:00 Set-Up    
10:00 -12:00 ENGR 2304 Presentations & ENGR 2301 Collaboration 3D Printing Demo Check-in and give away
12:00 - 1:00 Engineering University Round Table 3D Printing Demo Check-in and give away
1:00 - 2:30 ENGR 1201 Presentations 3D Printing Demo Check-in and give away

 

Wednesday, Oct 23MLH - 117MLH - 214LOBBY
9:30 - 10:00 Set-Up    
10:00 -11:00 Truss Bridge Building Competition 3D Printing Demo Check-in and give away
11:00 - 12:00 ENGR 2403 Demonstration 3D Printing Demo Check-in and give away
12:00 - 1:00 Accenture Federal - Engineering, Tech Careers 3D Printing Demo Check-in and give away
1:00 - 2:00 Engineering Club Project Demos 3D Printing Demo Check-in and give away

 

Transfer Advising Guides

 

 

 

Available Courses:

Course Descriptions

ENGR 1201 - Introduction to Engineering

ENGR 1304 - Engineering Graphics

ENGR 2301 - Mechanics I: Statics

ENGR 2302 - Mechanics II: Dynamics

ENGR 2304 - Computer Programming for Engineering Applications

ENGR 1307 - Plane Surveying

ENGR 2405 - Electrical Circuits

 

Labs

MLH Learning Assistance Center

NVC STEAM Makerspace

Lab Location

MLH-214

Lab Contact

Richard Crabb
rcrabb3@alamo.edu

Phone

210-486-4109

 

MLH Learning Assistance Center

Learning Assistance Center

Lab Location

MLH-104

Lab Contact

Richard Crabb
rcrabb3@alamo.edu

Phone

210-486-4109

 

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Dr. Thomas Pressly
tpressly@alamo.edu 

Dr. Qiaoying Zhou
qzhou2@alamo.edu 

Mark Jurene
mjurena@alamo.edu 

Dr. Rogelio Palomera-Arias
rpalomera@alamo.edu 

Dr. Felipe Salinas
fsalinas52@alamo.edu 

Dr. Tao You
tyou@alamo.edu 

Dr. Mark Bourland
mbourland4@alamo.edu 

Eric Ingamells
eingamells@alamo.edu 

Staff

Richard Crabb
rcrabb3@alamo.edu 


Contact Us

Yalitza P. Guerra
Admin. Service Specialist

Location:
JH-213

Phone:
210-486-4235

Dr. Thomas Pressly
Engineering Coordinator

Location:
H-211A (Office near small whiteboard, between classrooms 210 and 211)

Phone:
210-486-4841

Qiaoying Zhou
Chair of Mathematics and Engineering

Location:
JH-213E

Phone:
210-486-4383

Math and Engineering Department
Front Office

Location:
JH-213E

Phone:
210-486-4231