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Engineering Transfer, A.S.

Award: Associate of Science degree, A.S. (code AS.EGR.EGR)

Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 63 credits.

About the Engineering Department 

Purpose: Offers an opportunity to earn the first two years of a four-year engineering degree. Engineers design, analyze, build and test technological hardware, such as electronic systems and computers, automobiles and aircraft, communication equipment, roads and bridges. An engineering degree requires at least four years of college with the first two years mostly standardized across the country. Those first years include foundation courses such as math, physics and chemistry, as well as some engineering basic courses. Major branches of engineering are electrical, mechanical, civil and chemical. If possible, decide which branch to pursue by the second term as it might affect elective choices. Requirements of your transfer college may affect elective choices.

An engineering college program is rigorous, using advanced mathematics and physics to design and analyze hardware and processes. If more interested in the practical hands-on aspects of technology, consider the two-year Electronic Engineering Technology, A.A.S.  degree program in this catalog.

Range of Occupations

  • Leads to occupation of Engineering

Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center.

Planning Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses

AACC faculty developed the following sequence of courses to encourage greater success in each student’s program of study.  This sequence incorporates all of the student’s admissions requirements for this degree and provides the student with essential notes to guide their success.  It is recommended that students view and save this as they plan courses for this degree.


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Degree/Graduation Requirements

Degree Requirements

To complete the program in two years it is necessary to take calculus (MAT 191 ) in the first term. Those not ready for calculus should take pre-calculus math (MAT 151 ), possibly in the summer before the first regular term.

General Education Requirements: 30-33 credits

An approved list of general education courses can be found in the General Education Requirements and degree program required courses  section of the catalog. Choose general education courses from the following topics:

English: 3-6 credits

Arts and Humanities: 6 credits

These two courses must be from two different disciplines and have different course prefixes. See General Education Arts and Humanities Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Biological and Physical Sciences: 8 credits

Health/Fitness/Wellness: 3 credits

See General Education Health/Fitness/Wellness Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Mathematics: 4 credits

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits

These two courses must be from two different disciplines and have different course prefixes. See General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Technical electives (see list below): 7-15 credits

Students must complete technical elective courses from the following list.  At least one course must be a 200-level EGR course.

Additional Requirements

Computer Competency Requirement

Completion of EGR 120  satisfies the computer competency requirement.

Diversity Requirement

Students may satisfy the diversity requirement simultaneously as they satisfy the arts and humanities, social and behavioral sciences or biological and physical sciences general education requirements. See Diversity Requirement  for a list of approved courses.

Fast Track Option

This program has a Fast Track Option  for those holding a college degree.

Related Educational Opportunities

Continuing Education and Workforce Development Offerings

Additional courses, credentials and/or certifications may be available through the AACC School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development.

Transfer Agreements

Agreements may exist for this program of study. To access agreements, go to www.aacc.edu/transfer.

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