The Associate’s Degree in Engineering at Raritan Valley Community College is a strong and successful program designed to fully prepare students for transfer into bachelor’s degree programs in engineering at four-year colleges and universities.
Students of the AS Engineering program transfer and graduate from leading engineering institutions throughout the country such as: Rutgers, NJIT, Stevens Institute of Technology, The College of NJ, Cornell, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Virginia Tech, Wentworth Institute of Technology at Boston, SUNY Maritime, West Virginia University, University of Minnesota, Rochester Institute of Technology, Clemson University and more.
To explore job descriptions and opportunities in engineering, you can visit Career Coach @ RVCC or the following sites http://www.careercornerstone.org/engineering/engineering.htm and http://www.bls.gov/ooh/
While students who intend to transfer to a NJ college or university can further investigate how the program tracks transfer to those institutions using the site NJTransfer.org, they are also strongly encouraged to meet with an advisor to discuss their plan of study as well as the transfer plan to the institution of their choice.
This program has a core engineering curriculum and the following tracks related to major areas of study:
Graduates will be able to:
- interpret and apply the fundamental principles of engineering as the basis to solve engineering problems
- apply systematic and structured engineering problem solving methods and critical thinking to solve engineering problems
- use the computer as a tool to aid in the solution of engineering problems
- communicate effectively verbally and/or in writing
Raritan Valley Community College Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) degree programs are designed to comply with the New Jersey Community Colleges General Education Foundation which supports transfer of courses to NJ Public four-year colleges and universities. Students who intend to transfer to a NJ college or university can further improve the transfer of courses by using the Recommended Transfer Program (RTP) feature in NJTransfer.org.