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Associate of Engineering Science (AES) Degree

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Engineering is the application of science and mathematics to solve problems. Ranging from microchips to airports, engineers design and create systems that improve our lives.

Kaskaskia College’s Associate of Engineering Science Degree (AES) provides students with the first two years of study toward a bachelor’s of science degree at a four-year college or university. Students take fundamental courses common to most engineering disciplines and continue their studies in specialized areas after transferring.

Kaskaskia College’s Engineering program has a history of success. Most of our students excel at their transfer university and obtain lucrative careers after graduating.

Prospective students interested in engineering science should possess:

  • A high school diploma or high school equivalency
  • A strong background and interest in math and science


Program Details


Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Apply knowledge of mathematics and scientific principles to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

Career Outlook

Engineering Graphic Engineering is one of the highest paying professions, with mid-career salaries often exceeding $100,000 per year. According to Glassdoor, the average starting salary for engineers in the St. Louis area is $65,679 per year. A person with an engineering degree can work in a variety of industry sectors such as:

  • Agriculture
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Technology

Engineering Videos

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KEA Drone Project

Check out one of our recent projects!  KC Engineering students designed and assembled a drone and successfully got it flying.

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What is Engineering?

KC’s Engineering program provides students with their first two years towards an engineering degree.

Student Spotlight

A former KC Engineering program graduate tells her success story.
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Michael Geiger

Michael Geiger

Assistant Professor Engineering/Math/Physics
Peter Vig

Peter Vig

Professor of Physics/Physical Science
Christena Elliott

Christena Elliott

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Robert Jervis

Robert Jervis

Associate Professor of Architectural Design & Building Technology
Scott Crothers

Scott Crothers

Associate Professor Philosophy

Contact Us

Michael Geiger

Assistant Professor Engineering/Math/Physics

Phone  |  618-545-3370

Main Campus


Phone  |  618-545-3040

Fax  |  618-545-3393

Main Campus

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