Why Choose This Program
The Engineering Broad Field Associate of Science (AS) degree is designed to provide for a student’s first two years of a four-year engineering degree. The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of those students who have not yet decided on a specific engineering field.
Engineering gives you the mindset of problem solving, as well as the technical skills to evaluate many types of data and situations. The Engineering Broadfield program will prepare you to use math and science to solve engineering problems. This program provides a great foundation for the knowledge and skills you will need to pursue a career in one of the many engineering disciplines that exist in the job market.
The Engineering Broad Field program focuses on developing a fundamental knowledge of physics, chemistry, and mathematics that will prepare you to transfer to an engineering program at a four-year institution of higher learning. This degree is part of a state-wide articulation program and designed to transfer easily.
Types of engineering careers that are available:
- Drafting and Design
The Engineering Broad Field degree fully transfers to applicable engineering speciality degree (such as Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, etc.) at any one of the seven Minnesota State universities:
- Bemidji State University
- Metropolitan State University
- Minnesota State University, Mankato
- Minnesota State University, Moorhead
- St. Cloud State University
- Southwest Minnesota State University
- Winona State University
This degree also has an articulation agreement with University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota-Duluth.