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Yakima Valley College Catalog 2017-2018 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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The Engineering program offers three different associate of applied science degrees, Aerospace Machining Technology, Construction Design Technology, and Civil Engineering Technology. The associate in science - transfer degree, track 2 is also offered for engineering transfer students. Three certificates Drafting, Machining Technology, and CNC Operator are also available.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program the student should be able to:

  • Ability to apply current knowledge and applications of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology.
  • Ability to identify, formulate, and analyze and solve technical and engineering problems.
  • Ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  • Ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Ability to communicate knowledge in written and oral form.


Employment opportunities for engineering transfer students who complete their bachelor’s degrees include all aspects of design and manufacturing. Students can choose from a wide variety of engineering disciplines including aeronautical, civil, environmental, mechanical, materials, electrical, and others. Engineering Technology students learn skills intended to help them seek jobs within the construction and manufacturing industries. Many local, state, and federal agencies that are responsible for our public infrastructures employ our graduates. Present trends indicate that the prospect for future employment is very bright in any field of engineering or engineering technology.

Note: Degree requirements for the Aerospace Machining Technology degree and certificates are found under the Aerospace Machining Technology section of this catalog.


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