SUNY Herkimer

A.S. in Engineering Science

Program Description

The Engineering Science curriculum provides a sound academic core preparing the student to transfer into baccalaureate engineering programs. Transfer opportunities are available in mechanical, industrial, chemical, electrical, civil, and environmental engineering. The goals of this program are to: Provide students with the educational experiences and methods scientists use to explore natural phenomena and to employ appropriate experimental design, critical thinking and methodology to solve problems in Engineering Science; Provide students with a comprehensive knowledge base of Engineering Science; and Provide students with opportunities to discuss and evaluate current issues in Engineering Science. Successful graduates from this program will be able to employ appropriate experimental design and methodology, and use critical thinking to analyze scientific data; exhibit basic mastery of content in Engineering Science; and effectively communicate underlying principles as they apply to current issues in Engineering Science.

Focus Areas

  • Computer science
  • Chemistry
  • Calculus
  • Engineering pathway
  • Statics
  • Differential equations

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Civil engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Industrial engineer
  • Chemical engineer
  • Environmental engineer

Program Format


Educational Level Prerequisites

High School diploma

Program Type

Degree Program

Expected Outcomes