Program Overview

The Electrical Engineering Associates of Science degree program prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution to complete their baccalaureate degree in engineering and opens the door for entry-level internships in engineering. Special emphasis is given to developing skills in critical thinking, communication, teamwork, and entry-level skills in electronics design and embedded systems software development.

Program Requirements

Complete Core Courses, 29 units Units
ENGR 100 Introduction to Engineering 3 units
MATH 251 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 5 units
MATH 252 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 5 units
MATH 253 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III 5 units
MATH 275 Ordinary Differential Equations 3 units
PHYS 250 Physics with Calculus I 4 units
PHYS 260 Physics with Calculus II 4 units
Complete Electrical Engineering Courses, 13 Units Units
CHEM 210 General Chemistry I 5 units
COMP 250 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming: C++ 3 units
COMP 251 Introduction to Microcontrollers with C/C++ 1 unit
ENGR 260 Circuits and Devices 3 units
ENGR 261 Circuits and Devices Laboratory 1 unit
Total Required Major Units: 42

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Skyline College offers lower division coursework required for transfer in Engineering. Students should use ASSIST ( to research lower division major requirements at the transfer destination(s) of their choice. Also, work with a Counselor/Advisor to determine appropriate transfer coursework.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.