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Associate in Arts Pathway to a Bachelor's in Engineering

This transfer GPS prepares students to pursue a four-year degree in Engineering at a Florida public university or Florida College System (FCS) institution. Courses listed are common prerequisites for an Engineering major at the bachelor's level and will satisfy the general education and elective credits within Eastern Florida State College's A.A. degree program. For more information on common prerequisites, check the statewide advising manual at

Adjust your pace to graduation by taking more or fewer classes each term or attending year-round. This transfer GPS is a guideline and does not guarantee admission to a college or university. Requirements may vary by institution and can change each year. Students are encouraged to consult an EFSC advisor and check with the advising or admissions office at the intended transfer institution.

Possible Concentrations: All undergraduate Engineering programs, including but not limited to, Aerospace, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical/Electronic, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical and Nuclear
Potential Careers: Aeronautic engineer, aircraft engineer, architectural engineer, biomedical engineer, chemical engineer, civil engineer, computer hardware engineers, electrical engineer, environmental engineer, industrial engineer, manufacturing engineer, marine engineer and naval architect, mechanical engineer, nuclear engineer, petroleum engineer or software developer, software engineer, system engineer.
Meta-Major: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Foreign Language Requirement: Students must demonstrate competency in a foreign language at a level equal to two years of high school world language (sequential, in the same language) or American Sign Language coursework. This is pursuant to F.S. 1007.262.

Civic Literacy Competency: Per F.S. 1007.25 (4) - Beginning with students initially entering a Florida College System institution or state university in the 2018-2019 school year and thereafter, each student must demonstrate competency in civic literacy.

Important Notes:

  • This pathway is for planning purposes only; it does not guarantee admission to a college or university. Following the suggested course sequence for completion will better prepare you for transfer and acceptance. Following the plan will minimize extra courses that may impact you financially.
  • Courses identified by PATHWAY COURSE are recommended or required for admission into an engineering related bachelor’s degree
  • Some courses have prerequisites that may increase the time and credits required to complete the degree.
  • If you qualify and are eligible for Federal Financial Aid, you may only receive funding assistance for up to 60 credit hours toward your Associate in Arts degree. Please see your Assigned Advisor to discuss loan options In excess of 60.

Download printable version of Engineering: A.A. Transfer GPS 


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
ENC 1101 Composition 1 Gen Ed/ Communication 3
MAC 1105 College Algebra Gen Ed/ Math 3
SPC 2608 Fundamentals of Speech Gen Ed/ Communication 3
  Behavioral Science Gen Ed/ Behavioral Science 3
EGS 1006 Intro to the Engineering Profession PATHWAY COURSE   1
    Term Total 13


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
CHM 1045 General Chemistry 1  PATHWAY COURSE Elective 3
CHML 1045 General Chemistry 1 Lab  PATHWAY COURSE Elective 1
MAC 1147 Pre-Calculus Algebra/ Trigonometry* Gen Ed/ Math 5
ENC 1102 General Ed/ Communication Gen Ed/ Communication 3
  Social Science Gen Ed/ Social Science 3
EGN 1007 Engineering Concepts and Methods  PATHWAY COURSE Elective 1
    Term Total 16


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
MAC 1311 Calculus 1 with Analytic Geometry PATHWAY COURSE Elective 5
  Humanities List 1 Course Gen Ed/ Humanities 3
    Term Total 8


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
MAC 2312 Calculus 2 w/ Analytic Geometry PATHWAY COURSE Elective 5
PHY 2048 General Physics 1** PATHWAY COURSE Gen Ed/ Physical Science 4
PHYL 2048 General Physics 1 Lab** PATHWAY COURSE Gen Ed/ Physical Science 1
  Humanities List 2 Course Gen Ed/Humanities 3
    Term Total 13


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
PHY 2049 General Physics 2 PATHWAY COURSE Gen Ed/ Physical Science 4
PHYL 2049 General Physics 2 Lab PATHWAY COURSE Elective 1
MAC 2312 Calculus 3 with Analytic Geometry PATHWAY COURSE Elective 5
  Social/Behavioral Science Gen Ed/Social/Behav. 3
EGN 2312 Engineering Analysis: Statics PATHWAY COURSE Elective 3
    Term Total 16


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
MAP 2302 Differential Equations PATHWAY COURSE Elective 3
EGN 2440 Probability & Statistics for Engineers PATHWAY COURSE Elective 3
    Term Total 6
    Cumulative Total 72

* Prerequisite for CHM 1045 is MAC 1105 with a grade of “C” or higher. Co-Requisite: CHML 1045.
**Students may take MAC1140-Precalculus Algebra AND MAC1114-Trigonometry instead of MAC 1147 if they did not take trigonometry in high school.
***Students may need PHY2025-Introduction to Physics as prerequisite.