Bakersfield College


Engineering Technology Certificate of Achievement

This program includes foundational science, math, and design courses and prepares student pursing studies in engineering or engineering technology pathways.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • solve technical engineering problems by applying design and engineering process methodologies.
  • demonstrate an ability to apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems.
  • communicate engineering design solutions effectively through individual and cooperative group efforts including speaking, writing, presentation, and the use of various design graphics and technical software.
  • demonstrate an ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.

To Achieve the Certificate of Achievement

Upon completion of the following courses with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Engineering Technology Certificate of Achievement.

Total Units: 24-26

Required Courses (24-26 units)

Course # Name Units
CHEM B1A General Chemistry I
CHEM B2A Introductory General Chemistry 4.0
ENGR B19C Introduction to Programming Concepts and Methodologies for Engineers or 4.0
ENGR B20 Programming & Problem Solving in MATLAB 3.0
ENGR B24 Engineering Graphics 3.0
ENGR B47 Introduction to Engineering 2.0
MATH B6A Descriptive Geometry / Calculus I 4.0
PHYS B2A General Physics - Mechanics and Heat
PHYS B4A Mechanics and Wave Motion 4.0
PHYS B2B General Physics - Sound, Light, Electricity, Magnetism, Modern Physics
PHYS B4B Heat, Electricity, Magnetism 4.0