Associate in Science (Transfer)

Engineering is the perfect field for the tinkerer, the critical thinker, and the problem solver in you. At ICC, we can help you take scientific principles and apply them toward complex problems or new innovations. Our excellent instructors have real-world experience, and our tuition won’t break the bank.

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The Engineering area of study at Illinois Central College is designed for students planning to transfer to a university for completion of a baccalaureate degree. During the two years at Illinois Central College, the student concentrates on building a strong foundation in the sciences and mathematics, and meets the requirements for the Associate in Science degree.

A Quality Education

Faculty who are experts in their fields teach all ICC courses. They are 100% committed to teaching so you’re ready to transfer to a university or move into your career.

Get Involved

Challenge yourself in ICC’s Honors Program. High-achieving students join Honors to experience sustained intellectual and social interactions with their peers.

Career Opportunities

Sales, Marketing, Project Management, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Research Assistant, Electronics Technician, Technical Writer, Machinist, Computer, Materials, Aerospace Engineering


24 Months

If full time

4 terms if full-time (15-16 credits / term)

What if I attend part-time?

Our program can be completed at your pace; just plan for a longer time-to-degree.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2022-23

What financial assistance can I receive?

Our STEM programs qualify for financial aid. That might include scholarships, grants and loans. Learn more about financial assistance at ICC.



Students per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

Will I be ready to transfer?

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

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