Associates Degree in Engineering Science
A minimum of 68 semester hours (102 quarter-hours) is required for the A.E.S. degree.
Unofficial Engineering Transfer Guides
Engineering degrees vary significantly by discipline and vary slightly between institutions for the first two years of coursework. Below are guides that provide the course flow sequence for each major and the transferability of each course to the Illinois institutions offering that major.
Unofficial Social Science/Humanities Transfer Guide
Approximately six Social Science/Humanities courses are required for the baccalaureate degree. Since only up to four can be counted toward the AES degree, the AES degree is not sufficient to fulfill your general education requirements at your transfer institution. Therefore, it is extremely important to take courses that will transfer into the correct categories at your final institution. Use this guide to help in selecting social science and humanities courses.
Foreign Language Requirements
A foreign language is required only at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). No other engineering programs in Illinois require a foreign language. The requirement at UIUC is for three years of a single foreign language in high school or the equivalent in college. Note that college credit may not be applied toward degree requirements at UIUC or COD.
Scott Banjavcic, M.S., P.E.
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3631B
David S. Smith, Ph.D.
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3610B
Health and Sciences Division
Health and Science Center (HSC), Room 1220, (630) 942-8331
“Since my education is most important to me, the education at COD is rigorous and enriching, which will give me the edge I need in my field. The amount of support I have found from the faculty and staff is enormous. In every department, from admissions to student life, I have seen the willingness of the staff members to help students succeed.”Read Spotlight
“The program challenges me in my coursework and is helping me develop a quality work ethic and study habits which will be key skills in my future. Also, Professor Scott Banjavcic has given me advice and has shared insight from his time working as a professional engineer, which has already helped and will continue to help. The facilities at COD are also great and make learning easier.”Read Spotlight
"Every class that I have taken has been beneficial and interesting. The classes are helping to prepare me for an eventual transfer to a four year college, my ultimate goal, and the professors are supportive. If help is needed to understand a concept, the Learning Commons has tutors available to go over things step-by-step to clarify."Read Spotlight
"Education is not short term for me. My major will carry me throughout College of DuPage and beyond, and I could not be happier. I know it is a big dream, but I plan to earn my way into a medical school. The odds are certainly against me, yet there would practically be no chance without College of DuPage. Ultimately, I plan to become the most distinguished person I can be in the medical community. I want education to be part of my whole life, and I want to use it to change the world for the better."Read Spotlight
“It's an honor going to one of the best community colleges in the nation. The classes are as demanding as they could be and I am evolving as a thinker. Because of these great teachers and their wonderful work, I am gaining the capability to think and analyze problems while having fun at the same time. And I am also surrounded by very bright and wonderful engineers that I work with and I get help from 24/7.”Read Spotlight
“My advice to students considering engineering or the physical sciences at COD is to pursue an Associate in Engineering Science degree instead of an Associate in Science, because you take a lot more math and science courses that way. Also, the Engineering Club or something else more hands-on than just classes may be a good idea for those who don’t know if they like engineering or not.”Read Spotlight
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