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West Hills College Lemoore

Engineering Program

Corporate Partners Luncheon

March 7th, 2008

agenda
Engineering Program – Rebecca Neves
    • Engineering Promotional Video
    • Associate’s Degree
    • Engineering Scholars Program
    • Engineering website
    • University support and transfer opportunities
  • Corporate Partners – Don Warkentin/Dave Bolt
    • Role of a Corporate Partner
    • Cost breakdown of student scholarship
    • Questions and Answers

Agenda

program purpose
An excerpt from “A Call to Action: Reclaiming Our Competitive Advantage” by Dr. Frank Gornick reads:

“are we ready to change our systems to find new ways for all students to succeed while capitalizing on partnerships with our communities to find measurable ways for all citizens to learn?... We can achieve this by staying focused on our principles of opportunity, democracy, affordability and access, which have created a culture that respects the individual and their ability to learn.”

Program Purpose

associate s degree

Associate’s Degree

  • Two year program designed to prepare engineering students for transfer to a four year university as a junior
  • Upon transfer, students will jump right into the upper-division engineering coursework at the university
  • Special focus is placed upon mechanical and civil coursework
  • Students will be eligible to petition for an associate’s of science degree in engineering upon completion of their second year
associate s degree5

Associate’s Degree

  • Associate’s Degree and new courses beginning Fall 2008
    • ENGR 10 – Introduction to Engineering
    • ENGR 15 – Engineering Computations
    • ENGR 20 – Engineering Graphics
    • ENGR 25 – Electrical Circuits
    • ENGR 31 – Engineering Materials
    • ENGR 35 – Engineering Mechanics: Statics
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Associate’s Degree

** A3 Course for students intending to transfer to the CSU system

* Refer to IGETC for selection of GE courses

engineering scholars program

Engineering Scholars Program

To assist students financially, the Program will provide academic scholarships to highly qualified students participating in the engineering program.

  • SCHOLARSHIPS MAY INCLUDE:
  • ENROLLMENT FEES (free tuition up to 70 units)
  • BOOKS
  • The Engineering Scholars program is valued up to $1,000.00 per semester to cover the cost of both tuition fees and books.
engineering website

Engineering Website

http://engineering.westhillscollege.com

university support transfer

University Support/Transfer

  • Strong support from UC and CSU faculty and staff members
  • Course selection at West Hills College will be based on the student’s intended transfer institution requirements
  • TAG (Transfer Admission Guarantee) in place with many universities including CSU Fresno, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, and others
engineering program

Engineering Program

Contact Information:

Rebecca Neves

Engineering Instructor/Program Coordinator

[email protected]

559-925-3554

role of a corporate partner
Provide leadership and expertise in the process of training highly skilled engineers for placement in industry in the Central San Joaquin Valley as an Advisory Committee member
  • Provide internship opportunities and mentorship for engineering students
  • Financially sponsor students accepted into the Engineering Scholars Program at a minimum contribution of $2,000 annually

Role of a Corporate Partner

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The cost breakdown of the second, third, and fourth semesters yield similar per semester costs
  • Range from $821 to $946 per semester per student
  • Cost differences will depend on the student’s elective choices and increased book prices with new editions
  • Scholarship covers up to $1000 per semester

Cost Breakdown Example

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QUESTIONS?

Contact Information:

Don Warkentin, President

West Hills College Lemoore

[email protected]

559-925-3217

Dave Bolt

Vice President of Educational Services

[email protected]

559-925-3222

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