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Engineering Transfer Program

To better respond to the needs of our students and our community, Las Positas College announces its Engineering Transfer Program. This accredited and articulated program will provide lower division engineering, mathematics, and science courses to prepare students to transfer to a four year institution to pursue an engineering degree. The engineering career field is at once challenging, rewarding, and dynamic. Engineering, as a profession, is going through a period of rapid change and growth, impacting virtually every aspect of our lives. Opportunities for students in this career field are endless.

A career in engineering offers many options. Aeronautical, Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, Optical, Computer, Biological Systems, and Chemical Engineering are just some of the many engineering specialties offered by the California State University or the University of California. The Las Positas College Career/Transfer Center or your counselor can provide you additional information. Las Positas College is now offering, on our campus, a re-energized Engineering Transfer Program delivering the engineering courses you'll need to transfer to a four year institution.

Here are the general transfer requirements for Engineering. However, to make sure that you have competed the appropriate courses for transfer to a specific college make sure to schedule an appointment with a Las Positas counselor and check how these courses transfer to any college or university in California, including UCs and CSUs.

Engineering Requirements (Transfer Preparation)

Freshman Year

Courses Units
Chemistry 1A* (General College Chemistry) 5
Engineering 10 (Introduction to Engineering) 2
Engineering 22 (Engineering Design Graphics) 3
Mathematics 1 (Analytic Geometry and Calculus I) 5
Mathematics 2 (Analytic Geometry and Calculus II) 5
Physics 8A (General Physics I) 5
Physics 8B (General Physics II) 5
Computer Science 1 (Computing Fundamentals I) 4-5

Sophomore Year

Courses Units
English 1A (Critical Reading and Composition) 3
Engineering 35 (Statics) 3
Engineering 44 (Introduction to Circuit Analysis) 4
Engineering 46 (Materials of Engineering) 3
Mathematics 3 (Multivariable Calculus) 5
Mathematics 5 (Differential Equations with Computer Applications) 3.5
Mathematics7*** (Elementary Linear Algebra with Computer Applications) 3.5
Mathematics 10*** (Discrete Mathematics) 4
Physics 8C (General Physics III) 5
Physics 8D** (General Physics IV) 3
Speech 1 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication) 3

*Chemical Engineering and Materials Engineering majors should also take Chemistry 1B
**Physics 8D may not be required by some universities for specific engineering majors
***Mathematics 7 and 10 may not be required by some universities for specific engineering majors.



Building 1800

Keith Level
Engineering Faculty

Lisa Everett
Mathematics, Science, Engineering and Public Safety Dean

Thomas Dodge
Science Lab Technician

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