College of Science & Technology
Engineering Studies Program
Victor Hall 210
Engineering Studies Program
Associate of Science (AS)
with track in Engineering Studies
The Associate of Science, Engineering Studies track is a two-year degree which builds a solid foundation in humanities, mathematics, sciences, and engineering. It is intended to provide students with the necessary courses and education to transfer, as a junior, to a bachelor’s level engineering program at either Georgia Institute of Technology or Georgia Southern University through the Regents’ Engineering Transfer Program (RETP) or at any other accredited engineering school, provided certain GPA requirements are met. Students who attend Georgia Tech can complete Bachelor of Science degrees in aerospace, biomedical, chemical and biomolecular, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, industrial, materials science, or nuclear and radiological engineering at Georgia Tech’s Atlanta campus. Students transferring to Georgia Southern can complete Bachelor of Science degrees in civil, computer, electrical, or mechanical engineering.
The employment growth in engineering through 2018 is expected to be highest among biomedical engineers, followed by environmental engineers, civil engineers, petroleum engineers, mining and geological engineers, industrial engineers, agricultural engineers, nuclear engineers, aerospace engineers, health and safety engineers, and materials engineers — all of which will increase at the same pace or faster than the national average.
Local companies such as Gulfstream, JCB, the Georgia Ports Authority, and others, continue to increase demand for students with engineering and technology backgrounds.
Learning takes place in a friendly, small college environment, where students can obtain individual help from and maintain close contact with professors outside their classes.
Armstrong is a medium-size university where academics take the top priority. Small classes taught by dedicated professors provide an excellent academic environment. Classes for this degree are housed in the new Science Center, a state-of-the-art science facility. Students have many opportunities for internships due to the location of the university and opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects with faculty.
The Armstrong Engineering Society encourages students to form networks and develop friendships while expanding their knowledge of engineering. It is an opportunity for engineering students to be involved in community outreach projects as well as become more aware of the various opportunities in engineering that Savannah has to offer. We encourage our students to join professional societies related to their engineering discipline.
Course of Study
Students will be required to complete the core. In core area A they will take Calculus I and in core area D, Calculus II. In core area D they will also be required to take a laboratory science sequence suitable for science and engineering students. Additional requirements include an Introduction to Engineering course or an Engineering Graphics course, a Computing for Engineers course or an Introduction to Programming Principles course, any engineering course numbered 2000 or higher, an additional hour of mathematics, and an additional laboratory science sequence suitable for science and engineering students.