Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement; MATH 053 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
This introductory course considers different branches of engineering, the engineering industries, and the functions of engineers and related roles. Topics include the methods and tools of engineering problem-solving and design, the place of engineering in society, and engineering ethics. Students learn about the educational requirements for careers in engineering fields and effective strategies to be academically successful in engineering programs, practice developing communication skills pertinent to engineering professions, and explore a variety of engineering career pathways to plan and shape career goals.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921