Engineering: Computer or Software

Engineering: Computer or Software Associate in Science Degree 2020-2021

(Major #C.3013.AS)

A student earning one of these degrees will have completed the lower division coursework necessary to transfer into a bachelor’s degree program in Computer Engineering or Software engineering. In addition, a student earning this degree will be prepared for engineering internship opportunities.

Complete the following program of study. Major requirements (45 units minimum).

Required Engineering Core Courses:
Course Course Description Units
ENGR 10 Introduction to Engineering 2
MATH 5A Math Analysis I 5
MATH 5B Math Analysis II 4
MATH 6 Math Analysis III 5
MATH 17 Differential Equations and Linear Algebra 5
PHYS 4A Physics for Scientists and Engineers 4
PHYS 4B Physics for Scientists and Engineers 4
*Select a minimum of four courses from the following:
Course Course Description Units
ENGR 6 Electric Circuits Analysis with Lab 4
ENGR 8 Statics 3
ENGR 40** or
CSCI 40**
Programming for Scientists and Engineers or
Programming Concepts and Methodology I
4
CSCI 41 Programming Concepts and Methodology II 4
CHEM 1A***or
CHEM 3A***
General Chemistry or
Introductory General Chemistry
5 or 4
PHYS 4C Physics for Scientists and Engineers 4

Additional Information

* Students should carefully plan which of these courses to take based on their specific major and intended transfer institution(s). Some transfer institutions will have minimum requirements for transfer that will necessitate choosing more than 4 courses from this section.

** Students should complete the programming course specifically required by his or her transfer institution of choice. The choices are ENGR 40 Programming for Scientists and Engineers (4 units) and CSCI 40 Programming Concepts and Methodology I (4 units).

***Student should check the minimum chemistry transfer requirements for his or her intended transfer institution.

  1. Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering fundamentals to solve engineering problems.
  2. Conduct laboratory experiments. Analyze and interpret the data resulting from these experiments.
  3. Make basic design decisions concerning engineering problems.
  4. Communicate solutions to engineering problems using effective oral, written, and graphical methods.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
  6. Use the techniques, skills, and software tools of modern engineering practice.

Faculty Advisor(s): Glaves


2020-2021 Engineering: Computer or Software Associate in Science Degree