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Associate in Science in Pre-Engineering

The Associates in Science in Pre-Engineering degree is designed for students who plan to transfer into an engineering bachelor's degree program after completing their general education and preliminary math and science courses at Columbia College. It is extremely important for students to work with an advisor to select elective coursework appropriate to the type of engineering they plan to study and to the institution that they plan to transfer to. Students who are not prepared to take MATH 201 Calculus and Analytical Geometry I during their first term should not expect to complete this degree in four semesters (eight sessions).


Degree Requirements

ENGL 111View Syllabus English Composition I 3 hrs
B. General Education Requirements 24-26 hrs
CISS 170View Syllabus Introduction to Computer Information Systems or 3 hrs
CISS 171View Syllabus Introduction to Computer Information Systems for MAC Users or
CISS 176View Syllabus Introduction to Computer Science
COMM 110View Syllabus Introduction to Speech 3 hrs
ECON 293View Syllabus Macroeconomics or 3 hrs
ECON 294View Syllabus Microeconomics
ENGL 112View Syllabus English Composition II 3 hrs
HIST 102View Syllabus Western Civilization II or
HIST 121View Syllabus American History to 1877 or 3 hrs
HIST 122View Syllabus American History Since 1877 or
POSC 111View Syllabus American National Government
MATH 201View Syllabus Calculus and Analytic Geometry I or 5 hrs
MATH 215View Syllabus Differential Calculus
Syllabus Not Available Arts, Humanities, History, Social and Behavioral Sciences (two additional courses are chosen by the student in consultation with an advisor) 6 hrs
C. Major Area Requirements 26-27 hrs
CHEM 110View Syllabus Chemistry I 3 hrs
CHEM 111LView Syllabus Introductory Chemistry Laboratory Experience 2 hrs
MATH 222View Syllabus Calculus and Analytic Geometry II or 5 hrs
MATH 226ANDMATH235Syllabus Not Available Integral Calculus Part I and Integral Calculus Part II
MATH 300View Syllabus Multivariate Calculus 3 hrs
MATH 370View Syllabus Differential Equations 3 hrs
PHYS 211View Syllabus Calculus-Based Physics I 5 hrs
PHYS 212View Syllabus Calculus-Based Physics II 5 hrs
D. Major Area Electives 3-5 hrs
At least one additional course should be selected in consultation with an advisor from the following list. Science lecture courses must be taken in combination with lab component.
BIOL 110View Syllabus Principles of Biology I and 3 hrs
BIOL 110LView Syllabus Principles of Biology I Laboratory 2 hrs
CHEM 112View Syllabus Chemistry II and 3 hrs
CHEM 112LView Syllabus Chemistry II Laboratory 2 hrs
CISS 238View Syllabus Java Programming 3 hrs
CISS 240View Syllabus Introduction to Programming 4 hrs
CISS 241View Syllabus Programming I 3 hrs
ENGL 204View Syllabus Technical Writing 3 hrs
GEOL 110View Syllabus Introduction to Physical Geology and 3 hrs
GEOL 110LView Syllabus Introduction to Physical Geology Laboratory 2 hrs
MATH 303View Syllabus Linear Algebra 3 hrs
MATH 338View Syllabus Mathematical Statistics and Probability 3 hrs


The Associate in Science in Pre-Engineering degree is available at the following locations:

Main Campus, Day Program
Rolla, MO


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