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Pre-Engineering - AS

The Pre-Engineering degree is designed to provide students with the foundation courses in math and sciences, including the concepts and methods of engineering. The associate degree is intended to act as the first two years of a bachelor’s degree in engineering and graduates are ready to continue their studies in a specified field of engineering at the university level. Students should be aware of the requirements of the intended university, as well as advisement from the STEM Department.

Credits earned to complete the requirements of the General Education Core cannot be used to fulfill the

Degree Requirements

The follow degree requirements are for the 2019-2021 Catalog. For other catalogs, please see Catalogs

Minimum of 61 Credit Hours

General Education Core (32 credit hours)
Area I. Communications (9 credit hours)
COMM1130 Public Speaking 3
COMM2120 Interpersonal Communication 3
ENGL1110 Composition I 3
ENGL1120 Composition II 3
Area II. Mathematics (4 credit hours)
MATH1220 College Algebra 4
Area III. Laboratory Science (4 credit hours)
BIOL2610 Principles of Biology:Biodiversity, Ecology, andEvolution 3
CHEM1215 General Chemistry I 3
PHYS1230 Algebra-based Physics I 3
Area IV. Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hours)
Area V. Humanities (3 credit hours)
Area VI. Creative and Fine Arts (3 credit hours)
Area VII. Electives (6 credit hours)
Elective 1 (3 credit hours)
Any additional course from areas III or IV
Elective 2 (4 credit hours)
Any additional course from areas II or III

Program Requirements (26 credit hours)
BCIS1110 Intro to Information Systems 3
CS105 Introduction to Computer Science 3
CS121 Introduction to Programming 4
MATH1220 College Algebra 4
MATH1230 Trigonometry 4
MATH1510 Calculus I 4
STEM117 Introduction to Engineering 3
STEM250 STEM Capstone 1

Approved Elective (3 credit hours)
Students may select one elective course from STEM Department with Advisor approval.