If you like using math and science to solve problems, engineering could be your career.
Skills & InterestProblem Solving
CareersScience & Engineering
Why choose Engineering?
Completing the first two years of study at Chemeketa will save you thousands of dollars in tuition.
Chemeketa offers classes that closely follow the first two years of engineering study at many universities. We also have related classes in General Engineering that introduce the profession, tools and approach to problem solving.
Engineering Program Guide
See our detailed Engineering Guide for more information.
What will you learn?
- Engineering Mechanics
- Electrical circuits
- Engineering computations
- Graphics and 3-D modelling
- Math and Science for engineers
What will you do?
Engineers are involved in design, construction and operation of new developments and technologies –
- Biological engineering
- Chemical engineering
- Civil engineering
- Computer engineering
- Electrical engineering
- Environmental engineering
- Industrial engineering
- Mechanical engineering
- Nuclear engineering
General Engineering Classes Introduce the Profession
We offer three General Engineering classes that introduce the field.
- Introduction to the profession
- Practice using a microcomputer, computer algebra system, code and programs
- Begin using a systemic approach to solving engineering problems
General Engineering Course Descriptions
GE101 Engineering Orientation
Introduces the engineering profession and engineering problem-solving. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH112 or higher; or MTH111, MTH112, or MTH251 or higher; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.)
GE102 Engineering Computations
Acquaints engineering students with the use and operation of the microcomputer, using a computer algebra system. Covers the code and programs that will be developed and used in the solution of typical engineering problems. Emphasizes structured programming techniques. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH112 or higher; or MTH111, MTH112, or MTH251 or higher; or consent of instructor. (Prerequisite must be completed with a grade of C or better.)
GE103 Engineering Computations
Develops a systematic approach to engineering problem solving using computers. Includes applications in computer analysis, graphing and database operations using spreadsheet software. Prerequisite: GE101 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor.