Engineering Fundamentals


Do you like figuring out how things work and creating mechanical designs? The Associate in Science Degree - Engineering Fundamentals is designed to give you the stepping stones in math and physical sciences to prepare for university transfer, where you can then specialize in the type of engineering you are interested in pursuing. 

Core Engineering classes include:

  • Physics 
  • Calculus
  • Differential Equations

Related electives include:

  • Programming Concepts and Methodology
  • Linear Algebra

Engineering Majors go into a wide variety of careers. Some examples are:

At the Associate's Level:
At the Bachelor's Level:
At the Master's/Doctorate Level:
 Electronics Technician  Civil Engineering Project Management
 Project Estimators  Mechanical Engineering Sustainable Energy Engineering
 Maintenance support  Chemical Engineering Petroleum Engineering 
 Computer-Aided Design Operator  Aeronautical Engineering College Professor
 Industrial Engineering Technician  Electrical Engineering Development Planning & Design 

Please see a counselor for major preparation and general education that will best meet your specific goals.

AA-T/AS-T = Associate of Arts/Science Degree for Transfer Earned by completing requirements in the academic major, a transfer general education pattern, and a total of 60 transferable units that would be the typical first two years of a 4-year degree; provides a clear transfer pathway to CSU.
AA/AS = Associate of Arts/Science Degree Earned by completing requirements in the academic major, a general education pattern, and a total of 60 degree-applicable units.
COA = Certificate of Achievement Formally recognizes a student’s competence in a program of study and prepares students for employment in a career/technical field. Also available for completion of a General Education Pattern for transfer. Will appear on the student’s academic transcript.
SAC = Skills Attainment Certificate Prepares students for employment with experience in specific career/technical fields. Do not appear on official transcripts.
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