General Engineering


Length of Program: 90 Credits

(107.5-110 credits for specialized engineering)

Completion Award: A.S.-T Degree


Faculty and Advising Contacts

Stephanie Diemel

Rm 5356



Karen Kreutzer

Rm 2817



Fred Kuczmarski

Rm 5348



Lauren Sandven

Rm 2812



Nirmala Savage

Rm 2819



Joyce Fagel

Rm 2814


Program Description

The Associate in Science Transfer (AS-T) degree is designed to prepare students entrance into a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) program in Engineering. This AS-T degree is a Major Related Program detailing the required foundation courses for students to be prepared for junior standing at baccalaureate institutions. Students will be required to take additional general education courses after transfer. Engineering is also an excellent major for graduate studies in Engineering, Environmental Science, Law, Medicine, Business and Education.


Engineering — What is it?
Engineering applies mathematics, science and technology to design, test, manufacture and improve new products, materials,structures and processes. Engineers interface directly with business and industry, and often specialize in specific areas to include Aeronautical Engineering, Bioengineering, Chemical, Civil and Environmental, Computer, Electrical, Industrial, Mechanical, Materials Science and Bio resource Engineering.

Areas of Study in Engineering:

Calculus, Chemistry, Physics, Statics, Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Mechanics of Materials, Electronic Circuits, Engineering Problem Solving, Manufacturing Processes, Project Design, Project Management, Product Safety, Quality Control and Professional Ethics.


Career Opportunities — What can I do with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering?
Engineers develop strong
technical, problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills that apply to a variety of career fields, including research and development, product design, project management, product inspection, teaching, sales, manufacturing and consulting.

Potential employers include:

Engineering Firms, Consulting Firms, Manufacturing Companies, Government Agencies, Colleges and Universities, Business and Industry. For more, please visit Career Counseling.


Transfer Possibilities — Where can I transfer?
An Associate Degree from Shoreline  makes it possible for students to transfer to public and private colleges and universities throughout the U.S. with junior standing. Shoreline also has agreements with several universities to make transferring even easier. Please visit our transfer agreements page for a list of those options.  For transfer within Washington State, we offer a special degree called the AA-DTA. For international students, Shoreline also has conditional admission agreements that allow a student to be simultaneously accepted by Shoreline and a university of the student's choosing.