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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Technology Pathway Program: Engineering Science Option (EB16)

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Associate in Science Degree


Campus contact for this program:
Professor Stella Litwinowicz,

Transfer Program: This pre-engineering pathway is based upon a mathematics and science core that provides the nucleus for engineering education. Successful completion of this degree allows seamless transfer to engineering programs at University of Connecticut, Central Connecticut State University, University of Bridgeport, University of Hartford, University of New Haven, and the Applied Physics program at Southern Connecticut State University. Students planning to transfer to Fairfield University should choose Engineering Transfer Option: Engineering Science Pathway Program (Fairfield University) (EB16pfu).

Each institution has a minimum GPA requirement for transfer eligibility. For continuation in the engineering program at University of Connecticut, the student must maintain a B or better average with no grade less than a C. 


  • Understand the basic principles of the physical sciences.
  • Perform a scientific experiment and interpret results.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the major concepts of differential and integral calculus.
  • Have the ability to write and document a computer program.
  • Complete the general education courses in satisfaction of the associate degree requirements.

NOTE: For students interested in Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, or Electrical Engineering, additional technical coursework is needed prior to the junior year in the Uconn curriculum. This coursework may be completed at one of the regional UCONN campuses while progressing through the Pathway Program or may be obtained through the use of the electives prescribed in the core listed above.

Total Credits: 64

1 Students who plan on transferring to the Fairfield University Engineering Program must take ART* E101 , Art History I for their Aesthetic Dimensions (AESX) Elective, ECN* E102  Principles of Micro-Economics for their Economics (ECN) Elective, HIS* E101 , Western Civilization I for their History (HIS) Elective, and PHL* E151  World Religions for their Philosophy (PHL) Elective.

NOTE: For degree completion the student must complete the Computer Literacy Requirement .

NOTE: Please read Expectations for Student Use of Computers in Courses here.

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