Official Title of Major: Engineering Transfer, A.S.
Award: Associate of Science degree, A.S.
Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 63
About the Engineering Department
Purpose: Offers an opportunity to complete 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.
This Engineering Transfer, AS, degree program should be selected by individuals looks to pursue a four-year degree in mechanical, civil, aerospace, computer, biomedical, environmental, or chemical engineering. This degree is primarily comprised of foundation courses in mathematics, physics, and chemistry. Through a selection of technical electives, this degree will become more focused in whatever engineering discipline the student chooses to pursue. Technical course requirements of transferring colleges vary so it is important to discuss course selection with an engineering transfer advisor.
Related programs offered at AACC include Electronics Engineering Technology (A.A.S.) , and Mechatronics Engineering Technology (A.A.S.) .
Additional 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 145 and MAT 146 or MAT 151 ), possibly in the summer before the first regular term.
Range of Occupations
- Leads to occupation of Engineering