Welcome to SAC Engineering Webpage
The mission of the Santa Ana College engineering department is to prepare students for: transfer to university engineering programs; employment, & careers in engineering and engineering-related occupations.

Engineering is in demand!


Santa Ana College has one of the most comprehensive educational programs in Computer-Aided Drafting, Engineering Technology, & Engineering Transfer in California.
We support 8 separate degrees & many certificate programs. AEC Pathway! MAE Pathway!

Department EVENTS:


The FIRST INWED 2017! Pictures!
INWED 2018!
INWED 2019 will be June 23, 2019!Draw an Engineer!

See our students at work!

SAC ENGR Department, Surveying Students
ENGR Support Programs!

We have MESA, a wonderful support program for academically disadvantaged Engineering majors! Apply to it online! Applications are reviewed in November and April each year!

Academic Criteria:
  • Must be a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) major requiring calculus
  • Enrolled as a full-time student
  • Intend to transfer to a 4-year college
  • Taking 
  • math 160 (trig) or higher semester after apply to MESA
  • 2.4 or higher GPA
  • Plus one of the following:
    • Started college in Elementary Algebra or lower
    •  Neither parent earned a bachelor's degree or higher in any country 
​ Economic Disadvantage Criteria (meet one or more)
  • Eligible for EOPS
  • Board of Governors Fee Waiver
  • Receiving Financial Aid
  • Work-Study Eligible
  • TRIO Programs Participant
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                  construction prints and graphing calculator
We have Bridge to Engineering, an excellent program which supports students who are planning to transfer. Details about the program are here!

    STEM Major (Science Technology, Engineering & Math)
    College in Academic Year 2017-2018 Actively Participate in B2E Program Activities
    Women, Veterans, & Minorities s
encouraged to apply


    Complete 1.5 years of Math courses 
in 1 year!    
    Preparation for Calculus in Fall 2018

    Priority Registration in Math, Chemistry &Classes
    Participate in B2E Workshops to gain hands on experience
    Tutoring Services
    Academic and Social Support
    Graphing Calculator & Books 
If Interested in the B|2|E Program at Santa Ana College Click here to apply.

Bridge to
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                Green is Your Color poster from DOL Women's Labor
The above image is from the USA DOL Women's Bureau.

We offer training in several areas of Green Occupations.

We offer these certificate and A.S. degrees at Santa Ana College:

Improve yourself, and your planet! Typical Associate Degree holder median wages are $62,000 per year! They will be lower with less experience and more with more experience and more education.

Big Congratulations to the SAC ENGR Club! 2nd place winners in the Nov. 5, 2016 CSUF Pumpkin Launch!
Image accessed at https://www.facebook.com/SAC.EngineeringClub on 11-7-16
Student 2nd place winners for CSUF 2016 Pumpkin Launch
        image accessed from the SAC ENGR Club FB page 11-7-16

Check the Engineering Club Facebook page for current semester meeting day and time.

Engineering Club is open to any student taking as little as ONE unit of classes! To learn about the Engineering Club current and past activities, see the link at far left. See http://www.facebook.com/SAC.EngineeringClub for announcements!

Department Highlights:
8 Degree/ Certificate Programs
More than 25 courses offered each semester
Day, evening, hybrid, online, & weekend classes
University Transfer Program
State-of-the-Art Computing Facilities
Engineering Club
Fees you can afford

Program Highlights:
Advanced placement & credit for courses taken at area high schools and ROP's
Credit by exam for experience competencies
Transfer-In credit for work completed at other colleges

Land Surveying (LSIT) exam preparation courses (at Santiago Canyon College)

Course Highlights:
Engineering drafting & design (multiple levels)
Energy Analysis
AutDesk Software - Revit (A,S,M), Inventor, Civil3D, AutoCAD 2D, 3D
Microstation 2D, 3D
Dimensioning & Tolerancing
Civil/Architectural drafting
Electric circuits
Surveying & GIS Mapping

The mission of Santa Ana College is to be a leader and partner in meeting the intellectual, cultural, technological, workforce and economic development needs of our diverse community. Santa Ana College prepares students for transfer, employment, careers and lifelong intellectual pursuits in a dynamic learning environment.

The SAC Business Division prepares students to succeed in their education and professional career pathways.

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