Pre-Engineering

Pre-Engineering Program of Study

Associate of Science Degree

This program is for those who plan to transfer to senior institutions and pursue a B.S. degree in mathematics. Students who plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree in engineering may also choose this program, but should check with the transfer institution regarding humanities requirements.

Core Requirements:

General Education Core Requirements:

  • ORI 101 Orientation – 1
  • Area I: English Composition – 6
  • Area II: Literature, Humanities & Fine Arts – 9
  • Area III: Natural Science and Mathematics 11 – 12
  • Area IV: History, Social and Behavioral Science – 9

TOTAL CREDITS 41-42

AREA V: Major Course Requirements:

  • CIS 251* C++ Programming – 3
  • CHM 111 College Chemistry I – 4
  • MTH 126 Calculus II – 4
  • MTH 227 Calculus III – 4
  • MTH 238** Applied Differential Equations I – 3
  • MTH 237***Linear Algebra – 3
  • Electives as identified through STARS for the chosen senior institution’s requirements – 7
  • *except Chemical Engineering, Biosystems Engineering & Biomedical Engineering
  • **except Computer Science Engineering
  • ***except Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Biosystems Engineering

TOTAL CREDITS 25

NOTE: Students should take MTH 125 and PHY 213 with PHY 216 and PHY 214 and PHY 217 in Area III. (Exception: Biosystems Engineering at AU requires only Physics course)

Students are required to complete 9 hours each in Areas II and IV and 25 hours in Area V.