If you want to go on to earn a bachelor's degree in engineering, there are several Engineering Associate of Science degrees designed to transfer to specified bachelor's programs. Students who complete their associate degree with a GPA of 2.50 with no grade below that of "C" and who meet all admissions requirements will be accepted to the bachelor's program in the designated field at participating Texas public universities.
Richland College offers 11 Associate of Science degrees in various Engineering fields. Cedar Valley and Mountain View colleges each offer an Associate of Science (AAS) Degree in Pre-Mechanical Engineering.
A Mechanical Engineering Transfer Compact is in place for students wishing to transfer to B.S. programs in Mechanical Engineering at specified Texas universities. Students who wish to pursue the Pre-Mechanical Engineering AAS through the compact agreement must complete all course requirements of the program to satisfy admission criteria into the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program. Learn about the
Mechanical Engineering Transfer Compact.
See the chart of all Engineering associate degrees for transfer to specified Texas public universities.
This innovative co-enrollment network was developed to address Texas' growing need for engineers and provide a pathway for students interested in pursuing an engineering degree. Qualified students admitted to the Engineering Academy are co-enrolled at Texas A&M University in the College of Engineering and at one of the colleges of DCCCD.
Learn more about the Texas A&M Engineering Academy and what it takes to be admitted.
If you are interested in a direct career path to an engineering-related job, various colleges of DCCCD offer Career and Technical Education
Engineering-Related Programs as preparation for entry-level positions.