The associate degree in engineering provides lower-division coursework that can serve
as the basis for a bachelor's degree offered by a four-year college or university.
Students who intend
to transfer should check the lower-division requirements in the catalog of the college
or university to which they intend to transfer, create a Student Educational Plan
with an academic counselor, visit www.assist.org, and consult the engineering faculty.
The engineering program provides a general background suitable for a variety of engineering
fields including mechanical, civil, aerospace, electrical, computer and biomedical
The graduate of the AA program in engineering will:
- Apply fundamental concepts of mathematics (through calculus), science and engineering.
- Identify, formulate and solve basic engineering problems.
- Conduct experiments and analyze and interpret data.
- Make basic design decisions concerning appropriate-level engineering problems.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing, using symbols, graphics and numbers.
- Recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in, lifelong learning.
- Function professionally and ethically as an individual and within diverse teams.
- Use techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary in engineering education
Santa Maria Campus, Bldg M, Rm. 309
805-922-6933 ext. 3201
Fall & Spring terms:
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Summer: closed the months of June and July
Department Chair: Dominic Dal Bello
Department Secretary (Interim): Lori Coulter
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