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The Engineering program at Pierce College is primarily a transfer program aimed at preparing students with the skills and knowledge needed to transfer to a four-year college with junior status.

Engineering students at Pierce have access to a wide variety of classes and disciplines ranging from chemistry to technical writing to thermodynamics and physics.

Transfer Possibilities

Students working toward their transfer degree typically take a variety of courses designed to fulfill the general requirements of most four-year colleges and universities. Students intending to transfer to a four-year college for further training in the engineering field are encouraged to work closely with their advisor to ensure they meet the requirements of the college they wish to attend after Pierce.

Engineering majors

The following courses are recommended for engineering majors:

  • CHEM& 161 and 162: General chemistry with lab I and II
  • ENGL& 235: Technical writing
  • ENGR 101: Intro to engineering
  • ENGR& 114: Engineering graphics (CAD)
  • ENGR 142: Computer programming, C++ for beginners
  • ENGR& 214: Statistics
  • ENGR& 215: Dynamics
  • ENGR& 224: Thermodynamics
  • ENGR& 225: Mechanics of materials
  • MATH& 151-153: Calculus I, II, and III
  • MATH 205: Linear algebra
  • MATH 224: Multivariate calculus
  • MATH 238: Differential equations
  • PHYS& 221-223: Engineering physics I, II, and III