Engineering FAQs

Do you have a question about this Indian Hills Program? Browse through the Program's Frequently Asked Questions and you might just find the answer you're looking for!

 

Question:

How can high school students prepare to study engineering in college?

Answer:

Prospective students should have a strong background in math, science, writing and reading skills. At least two years of high school algebra, one year of high school geometry, one-half year of trigonometry, four years of high school English and one year of high school laboratory science are highly recommended.

 

Question:

How will my courses from Indian Hills transfer to a four year university?

Answer:

Students who complete the engineering curriculum at Indian Hills will be able to transfer as second-semester sophomores to the University of Iowa and complete their engineering degree in four years total, as outlined in the transfer agreement between the two institutions: https://www.engineering.uiowa.edu/future-students/transfer-students/transfer-agreements


A transfer plan for Indian Hills students is published by Iowa State University (http://www.engineering.iastate.edu/transfer/files/2016/04/Indian-Hills-CC-2015-16.pdf)  that describes how courses in the Indian Hills Engineering Focus Area apply towards the different engineering majors offered by that university.

 

Question:

What type of jobs can I apply for with a degree in engineering?

Answer:

Job opportunities are found in both government and the industrial sector and include aerospace, chemical, computer, electrical, electronic, marine, mechanical, mining and nuclear engineering. Engineering careers are available in research, design, development, production, consulting and technical sales.

 

Couldn't find the answer you were looking for? No worries! Just ask

Oguz Poroy, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Engineering
(641)683-5111, ext. 1829 or (800)726-2585 x1829
Oguz.Poroy@indianhills.edu