Engineering students at FVCC benefit from small class sizes and personalized attention from instructors. Upon transferring to four-year engineering programs, FVCC graduates are well prepared for junior-level courses.
FVCC’s Engineering program prepares graduates to transfer with junior status to a variety of engineering programs at Montana State University-Bozeman or Montana Tech of the University of Montana.
- Montana State University – Bozeman offers programs in bio-resources, chemical, civil, computer, construction technology, electrical, industrial, and mechanical engineering.
- Montana Tech of the University of Montana offers programs in engineering science, environmental, general, geological, geophysical, metallurgical, mining, and petroleum engineering.
- Surveying and civil engineering are closely related fields, and FVCC provides an excellent opportunity to begin pursuing both professional licenses at the same time.
- Demand for engineers is projected to grow 7 percent between 2016 and 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
- The annual mean wage for engineers is $77,900, according to the BLS.
Attributes of Successful Engineers
- Aptitude for high-level math and science
- Enjoy applying math and science to solve technical problems
- Strong critical thinking skills
- Good communication skills