Engineering

Engineering student

Program Overview

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 engineering.

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 and practice.

Location

Santa Maria Campus, Bldg M
805-922-6933 ext. 3201

Hours

Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Closed during summer months

 

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Last Modified May 2, 2014