What are Engineers?
Engineers are the designers of our modern society, designing everything from cars, planes, buildings, roads, cell phones, TV's, trains, bridges, almost everything man-made! There are numerous disciplines of engineering: civil, mechanical, electrical, biomedical, industrial, aerospace, & many others. Engineer’s salaries are among the highest of all college graduates.
How Do You Become an Engineer?Engineers must have a BS degree in engineering. Many students attend SAC and then transfer to a university to complete their BS degree. The total time to obtain a BS degree is at least 4 years.
Is Engineering for You?
Do you enjoy making things?
Are you curious about how things work?
Do you like fixing things, taking them apart, and putting them back together?
Do you like science and math?
Would you like a career that helps society by designing and creating useful things using science, math, and technology? If so, then engineering may be for you!
Engineering & Engineering-Related Jobs & SAC Programs
If a BS degree is not an option for you, there are other ENGINEERING-RELATED career options such as drafter and engineering technician. These options generally require fewer years of education and MUCH less math and science coursework too.