Engineering

  • Course sequence

    Do you know if you are signed up to take the right classes?  This is a flowchart of engineering and engineering support courses offered at Hartnell with their prerequisites.  Consult your counselor every semester before you register for the next to make sure you are on track.

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  • Circuits

    An engineering circuit built during Circuit Analysis (EGN-6).  This class requires the most math and physics prerequisites of any class at Hartnell!

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  • Godzilla vs. bridge

    This bridge was built by students during Introduction to Engineering (EGN-1).

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  • Engineering club

    The Engineering Club at Hartnell is a local chapter of SHPE, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.  Club meetings are Tuesdays at 1pm in N11.  New members are always welcome.

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  • Engineering students vs. bridge

    Using only popsicle sticks and Elmer's glue, engineering students enrolled in Introduction to Engineering (EGN-1) designed a bridge that can support the forces and stresses applied by an engineering student!

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The Engineering program at Hartnell College covers the first two years of the traditional professional engineering program leading to a Bachelor’s Degree. It is nearly the same for all fields of engineering with specialization coming later in upper division coursework. The required core curriculum follows the Engineering Articulation Agreement developed by the Engineering Liaison Council (ELC) between community colleges and four-year public and private colleges and universities. This articulated agreement, commonly referred to as the Summit Agreement, states that students should be considered for admission upon completion of the engineering core curriculum and not necessarily the completion of all general education.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion of the Engineering program, a student should be able to:
• employ science and mathematical skills required for occupational needs.
• design a system, component, or process with supervision of a licensed engineer to meet desired needs.
• analyze engineering problems and make appropriate decisions with supervision of a licensed engineer.
• demonstrate appropriate technical communication skills (written, verbal and drawing).
• work effectively in a team, exercise initiative and function in a leadership role.

Who to contact

Engineering and Mathematics Instructor
Phone: (831) 755-6889
N - Merrill Hall
Office: N21
Building: Merrill Hall
Dean of Academic Affairs- Math, Science and Engineering
Phone: ​831.755-6875
D - College Administration (North)
Office: D 107D
Building: College Administration (North)
Administrative Assistant III
Phone: (831) 755-6875
D - College Administration (North)
Office: 102
Building: College Administration (North)

Sign up now for this brand new class -- coming Spring 2015!

EGN5.   Programming and Problem-Solving in MATLAB (3)

        Prerequisite: MAT 3A with a grade of "C" or better.
        Lec 2 Hrs; Lab 3 Hrs
        Semesters offered: Spring
This course utilizes the MATLAB environment to provide students with a working knowledge of computer-based problem-solving methods relevant to science and engineering. It introduces the fundamentals of procedural and object-oriented programming, numerical analysis, and data structures. Examples and assignments in the course are drawn from practical applications in engineering, physics, and mathematics.