AA/AS​ Degree – Concentration in Pre-Engineering

This curriculum is designed for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution in degree programs such as physical engineering, chemical engineering, nuclear engineering, industrial engineering, aerospace engineering and computer science. This program is part of the Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Career Cluster.

The listed sequence of courses provides guidance for students so that they can complete this program of study in the most efficient manner. This sequence assumes that students have met college academic placement and/or other program requirements. Students are strongly urged to contact a college advisor for assistance in developing their plan for enrolling in courses to meet the program of study.

Pre-Engineering: 64 Credit Hours
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
CHE170 College Chemistry I 5
ENG101 Composition I 3
MAT151 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 5
  Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
CHE180 College Chemistry II 5
ENG102 Composition II 3
MAT152 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 5
PH 121 Physics for Science & Engineering I 4
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
COM103 Speech Communication 3
  Non-Lab Life Science 3
  Humanities & Fine Arts Electives 6
  Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
  Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
  Humanities & Fine​ Arts 3
  Health Science 3
  Pre-Engineering Electives 7
Electives Credit Hrs.
BUS250 Principles of Micro-Economics 3
MAT251 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III 3
MAT263 Linear Algebra* 3
PH 122 Physics for Science and Engineering II 4
PH 123 Physics for Science and Engineering III 4
*MAT265 Differential Equations may be needed also.
Students must complete at least one IAI approved math course. Science requirements include at least one IAI life science and one IAI physical science, and one of those must be a lab science. Additional math and/or science courses are needed to complete general education requirements for the AA/AS degrees.

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For information on the Concentration in Pre-Engineering call an advisor at (309) 647-4645.