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Engineering is a profession in which knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences is applied to develop ways to use the materials and forces of nature economically for the benefit of humanity. The Engineering curriculum also academically prepares the student to transfer to a four-year university to complete a Baccalaureate degree in a related field.

Program Learning Outcomes

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

  • Demonstrate an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  • Demonstrate an ability to effectively communicate scientific knowledge, experimental results and analyses.
  • Demonstrate the skills, attitudes, values and knowledge to successfully transfer and to excel at a four-year school with a major in engineering.

Careeer Options

The following list is a sample of the many career options available for the engineering major. A few of these require an associate degree, most require a bachelor’s degree, and some require a graduate level degree: technician, engineer's assistant, civil engineer, urban planner, biomedical engineer, electronics engineer, computer engineer, software designer, telecommunications specialist, computer architect, test engineer, environmental engineer, soil engineer, aerospace engineer, CADD specialist, produce engineer, estimator, technical sales representative, construction manager, and general contractor.


For information or questions regarding this or other programs at College of the Siskiyous contact the Office of Academic Affairs.

Email: Office of Academic Affairs
Phone: (530) 938-5201