Engineering Option - N079



  • Engineering Option

    Provides the first two years of a traditional engineering program, in which the student chooses a particular engineering field: Mechanical/Civil/Industrial, Electrical, or Computer Systems.

    Upon graduating from this program, students will demonstrate an ability to:

    • apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
    • design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
    • function on multidisciplinary teams
    • identify, formulate, and solve problems
    • communicate effectively
    • understand the impact of engineering in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
    • engage in life-long learning
    • comprehend contemporary issues.

    All students are encouraged to check with their transfer institution as to what their requirements are for their particular area of interest so they do not have to take more courses than are needed.

    We advise that students start their mathematics courses as soon as they enter the program.

    This major is intended for students transferring to UMass Amherst.  For students transferring to UMass Amherst the minimum GPA is 2.7.


    • Degree

Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040