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Degree Type: Associate of Science Degree, AS, Non-Degree

More Options: Classroom Based, Remote Real-Time, Hyflex, Online, Hybrid

Program Length: 4 Semesters

Location: Centennial, Rampart Range, Downtown Studio

Transferability: Transferable

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Engineering at PPCC

At PPCC, students get the opportunity to experience different types of Engineering. Not only do you get to participate in these opportunities but you can connect with industries and begin to build engineering experience for your resume and career field. This program emphasizes the foundation for the engineering field you choose, such as Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or nearly any Engineering Degree. We have a large list of schools that offer agreements for degrees in engineering with PPCC. Get started here and finish there.


Engineering is currently designated as an Other Program and Course of Study. This course of study is led by the Mathematics Department in the Division of Math and English. The Engineering transfer track is currently designed for students who are interested in the field of engineering and plan to begin at PPCC and continue on for their bachelors at a 4-year university. The transfer track, while not necessarily resulting in an AS degree, does offer the equivalent of the course work of the first two years of college engineering studies in preparation for transfer to an engineering school. You will work closely with an Advisor to identify your goals and plan your degree to meet your needs and those of the school where you plan to transfer. Because of the varied differences of freshman and sophomore level courses needed for specific engineering programs, it is strongly recommended that students plan a program of study with engineering advisors prior to or during the first term of study.

What kind of Salary Can You Expect?

Aerospace Engineers

2021 data from O*Net Online

Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers

2021 data from O*Net Online

Electrical Engineers

2021 data from O*Net Online

Mechanical Engineers

2021 data from O*Net Online

Industrial Engineers

2021 data from O*Net Online

Salary Outlook


Career opportunities in Aerospace Engineering are projected to grow 8% from 2020 to 2030.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, 2021

Degree Requirements


70% of Electrical Engineer careers require a Bachelor's Degree.

Source: O*Net Online, 2021

EGG Classes You Might Take

Check out some Engineering classes you might take below.

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Presents the fundamental principles of engineering methodologies with integration of concepts in a laboratory setting. This course focuses on collaboration in the engineering design process while developing scientific and engineering related projects with a focus on professional communication in engineering.

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Explores fundamental concepts and basic theory, including first and second laws of thermodynamics, properties, states, thermodynamic functions, cycles, mixtures, and chemical and phase equilibrium.

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Holly Eickstedt

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PPCC highly prepared me for a four-year school, better than I could have imagined.

Holly Eickstedt
PPCC Graduate | UCCS Transfer Student


1st semester plan

math & english requirements

1st semester plan

Your semesters at PPCC could be very unique depending on what your transfer plan is. Your personalized schedule will be best determined by meeting with an Academic Advisor.

math & english requirements

Your personalized schedule and transfer plan will be best determined by meeting with an Academic Advisor.




PPCC alumni have moved on to work with engineering companies, aerospace companies, research programs, and government space agencies. 

Other graduates have moved on to four-year institutions to continue their education with single and double majors.


Check out our transfer options page and explore away!

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