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Study engineering science at JCC

The A.S. in engineering science program is designed to prepare students to transfer  to a four-year college or university to earn a bachelor degree in engineering. This degree program provides appropriate preparation for continued study toward careers in mechanical, chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, ceramic, aerospace, nuclear, environmental, or metallurgical engineering.

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Minimum program credit hours: 66

Some courses need to be completed on the Jamestown Campus.

Program Codes
Degree Option
Associate in Science Degree
Hegis Code
Curriculum Code
General Requirements
39 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
ENG 1530: English Composition II3 BCOM H CENG
ENG 1540: Writing About Literature3 HUMA H CWRT, VEDP
Social Sciences Electives

Up to 6 credits may need to be SUNY General Education-category specific.

6 (X-X) S
CHE 1550: College Chemistry I4 NSCI N SR, VEDP
MAT 1710: Calculus/Analytic Geometry I4 MATH N CMAT
MAT 1720: Calculus/Analytic Geometry II4 MATH N CMAT
MAT 2650: Calculus/Analytic Geometry III4 MATH N CMAT
MAT 2680: Ordinary Differential Equations3 MATH N CMAT
PHY 1710: Analytical Physics I4 NSCI N SR
PHY 2710: Analytical Physics II4 NSCI N SR, VEDP
Core Requirements
27-28 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
CSC 1610: Computer Programming for SCI/ENR3 N
ENR 1560: Introduction to Engineering and Design4 N
ENR 2510: Thermodynamics4 NSCI N SR
ENR 2550: Mechanics-Statics3 N
ENR 2560: Mechanics-Dynamics3 N
ENR 2740: Analysis of Linear Electrical Circuits3 N
CHE 1560: College Chemistry II4
CHE 2530: Organic Chemistry I4
ENR 2580: Strength of Materials4
MAT 2670: Linear Algebra3
none Degree Requirements Met
Important Points
  • Choosing electives carefully, with the help of an advisor, students can complete a focus in aerospace/mechanical, biomedical/chemical, civil, environmental, or industrial engineering.
  • Students routinely elect to take up to 70 credit hours to enhance transferability.
  • Recommended social sciences electives are ECO 2610: Macroeconomic Principles and/or ECO 2620: Microeconomic Principles.
Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Apply differential calculus, integral calculus, and ordinary differential equations to the solution of engineering problems.
  2. Create programming scripts that can be used in the solution of engineering level numerical analysis problems.
  3. Identify and differentiate the various fields of engineering, including entrance requirements and ultimate career outcomes.
  4. Apply engineering analysis skills in the area of rigid body statics, rigid body dynamics, strength of materials, electrical circuit analysis, and modern physics.
  5. Develop calculus-based physics skills including mechanics, heat, thermodynamics, electricity & magnetism, and light.
  6. Develop an understanding of chemistry related topics such as structure and bonding of matter, stoichiometry, solutions, kinetics, thermodynamics, equilibrium, nuclear and organic chemistry.

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