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The curriculum in engineering is designed to educate students and to help them begin a career in a field that continues to challenge the imagination in a multitude of societal, environmental, and technological areas.

If you want to earn an engineering bachelor’s degree, Southwest Virginia Community College’s engineering associate degree program is the perfect place to start.


Completion of this curriculum enables a student to transfer with junior class standing in engineering at four-year universities and to complete the baccalaureate degree program in one of the following engineering fields: Aerospace, Agriculture, Architecture, Ceramics, Chemical Engineering, Computer, Civil, Electrical, Electronic, Industrial, Mechanical, Metallurgical, Mining, Naval, Nuclear, Ocean, Petroleum

Graduates of our engineering associate degree program have an outstanding track record of success in four-year engineering programs. Contact us today and ask about how credits from Southwest transfer easily to the most competitive engineering programs in the region, including Virginia Tech.

An associate degree in engineering qualifies you for many entry-level jobs related to engineering, such as draftsman or technical specialist. If you continue your education to complete a bachelor’s degree in engineering, you can improve your marketability and income potential. Demand for engineers is high in many industries. The curriculum in engineering leads to an Associate of Science degree. It is comparable in length and course content to the first two years of a four-year engineering curriculum at a large university.



Southwest Virginia Community College has options to help you pay for a degree or certificate. A high percentage of students receive assistance through financial aid. Learn about paying for college and current tuition-free programs here.



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