Engineering at College of San Mateo - Overview
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Engineering
Overview

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Laura Demsetz
demsetz@smccd.edu
Engineering is the art of applying scientific and mathematical principles, experience, judgment, and common sense to make things that benefit people. Engineers design products such as cars, computers, medical equipment, bridges, and robots as well as processes and systems for manufacturing, the clean-up of toxic spills, mass transit, and communications.

The engineering program at College of San Mateo prepares students to transfer into a bachelor's degree program.
Students take a core of math and science classes along with the engineering classes appropriate for their transfer goals.

Engineering at CSM provides:
  • Small class size
  • Faculty dedicated to teaching and advising
  • A start in engineering without the need to declare a specific major
  • Transfer guidance
  • Pre-college work in math, English, and the sciences for students who did not complete,
    or who need a review of, high school work
  • Access to technology programs for supplemental work or as an alternate career path