Engineering is the application of mathematics, science, and practical experience to invent, innovate, design, build, maintain, research and improve products that impact people’s lives.

Earn a college transfer degree that includes Engineering classes. Planning to Major in Engineering? Download this handy guide (pdf).

At Seattle Central, you can complete all of the coursework to earn an A.S. (Associate of Science degree) to transfer to a four-year college or university. Depending on the type of engineering you are interested in, you can choose courses in the natural sciences, computer science, math and engineering. If you are interested in an engineering degree, we recommend that you start with ENGR 110 (Engineering Orientation), where you will learn about career options and transfer requirements, as well as meet with academic advisors and industry guest speakers.

Courses Offered

  • Engineering Orientation
  • Computer Programming
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Statics
  • Dynamics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Mechanics of Materials

To read course descriptions for the current and upcoming quarter as well as register, visit MyCentral.

Engineering Careers

  • Engineering Careers
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Architect
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Cartographer
  • Photogrammetrist
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Drafter
  • Surveyor
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Health & Safety Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Marine Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Nuclear Engineer

Engineering Faculty

Rainer Heller (Co-Department Lead)
Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet, Germany, Diplom (Master’s Degree) (Physics)
University of Washington, Ph.D. (Geophysics)

Francois Lepeintre (Co-Department Lead)
University of Washington, Ph.D. (Physics)

Vincent Bell
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, M.S. (Engineering Physics)
University of Washington, Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering)

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