Engineering

Overview

Sacramento City College Engineering

The Engineering Associate in Science degree is designed to meet lower division requirements for various majors in engineering. Completion of the Associate in Science degree should qualify the student to transfer at the upper division level to an engineering program at a four-year institution. The degree has a common engineering core requirement as well as specific field requirements. The specific field requirements do vary depending on the four-year institution to which the student will transfer. Thus, requirements for specific universities should be checked before selecting specific field courses.

Career Options

Engineering is the branch of science and technology concerned with the design, building, and use of engines, machines, and structures. The Engineering Associate in Science degree is designed to qualify the student to transfer at the upper-division level to an engineering program at a four-year institution. Careers in engineering will depend on the emphasis selected at the four-year institution, however, all engineering fields apply the principles of science and mathematics to develop economical solutions to technical problems. Their work is the link between scientific discoveries and the commercial applications that meet societal and consumer needs. Many engineers develop new products.