Engineering

Associate in Science
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: 01565)

Provides a student the opportunity to complete all of the lower-division courses required for transfer to a university to pursue a degree in engineering. Designed to prepare a student for a professional career in industry, business, or government. The core courses provide the technical knowledge and skills for students who are interested in aerospace, chemical, mechanical, or nuclear engineering.

Students entering the engineering program as freshmen will be building upon their high school mathematics and physical science background. High school preparation should include algebra, geometry and trigonometry, chemistry, physics, and a course in technical drafting.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Develop mathematical skills, acquire engineering knowledge, and practice applying these skills and knowledge to engineering problems.
Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
CHEM 200 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I 5
MATH 250 ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS I 5
ENGR 120C ENGINEERING PROBLEM ANALYSIS-C/C++ LANGUAGE 3
 Units13
Second Semester
MATH 251 ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS II 4
PHYS 270 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS I 3
PHYS 271 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS LABORATORY I 1
ENGR 110 ENGINEERING DESIGN AND GRAPHICS 3
 Units11
Third Semester
ENGR 250 ENGINEERING STATICS 3
MATH 252 ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS III 4
PHYS 272 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS II 3
PHYS 273 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS LABORATORY II 1
 Units11
Fourth Semester
ENGR 251 ENGINEERING DYNAMICS 3
ENGR 270 ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS 3
PHYS 274 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS III 3
PHYS 275 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS LABORATORY III 1
 Units10
 Total Units45
Recommended Elective
ENGR 101INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING CAREERS1

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.

The program outlined fulfills the requirements for San Diego State University and the California State University system.