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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Engineering, Associate in Science

Effective: Fall, 2016

The Engineering program is a two-year preparatory curriculum for students who plan to continue their education at a four-year institution and complete their major in an engineering science field. 

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of key concepts in the physical, mathematical, and computational sciences.
  • Apply mathematical and scientific concepts and principles to engineering problems.
  • Present technical information in written or graphic form.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of  the academic and career aspects of various disciplines within engineering or engineering technology, select a particular discipline, and develop an academic plan consistent with the chosen discipline.

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Third Semester (17-19 credits)

MAT 260 - Calculus III4
PHY 132 - University Physics II4
Any transferable Diversity and Social Justice designated Social Science course (3 credits)
Any transferable Global Understanding designated Social Science course (3 credits)
Engineering Curriculum Elective (3-5 credits)

Fourth Semester (15-18 credits)

MAT 261 - Differential Equations3
Please pick one of the following courses highlighted in blue:
COMM 100 - Interpersonal Communication3
COMM 111 - Public Speaking3
Engineering Curriculum electives (6-9 credits)
Humanities elective (3 credits)

Students must take a minimum of one of the following engineering courses as part of the Engineering Curriculum Electives: EGR 200, EGR 201, EGR 210, EGR 220

Students must select two  additional Engineering Curriculum Electives. Suggested electives by transfer discipline are listed below:
For chemical engineering: CHE 200, CHE 201, EGR 200, EGR 201, EGR 210, EGR 220
For civil engineering: EGR 100, EGR 200, EGR 201, EGR 220
For electrical/computer engineering: EGR 200, EGR 201, EGR 210, EGR 220, DPR 110, DPR 210, MAT 200
For mechanical engineering: EGR 100, EGR 200, EGR 201, EGR 210 EGR 220, MAT 200

Students are strongly encouraged to consult with both the DCCC Transfer Office as well as their academic advisor prior to selecting Engineering Curriculum Electives.

Total Credits: 62-67