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Columbia College Associate in Science in Pre-Engineering

Take courses that transfer with an Associate in Science in Pre-Engineering from Columbia College.

Prepare for an engineering program at Columbia College

Complete general education and preliminary math and science courses at Columbia College that will transfer into an engineering baccalaureate program elsewhere.

Fulfill general education requirements by exploring topics such as civic engagement, creative thinking, global awareness and environmental stewardship.

Take calculus, differential equations and calculus-based physics. Then, work closely with an advisor to select electives that best match the type of engineering you wish to pursue and the institution where you plan to transfer.

Opportunities to study:

  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral calculus
  • Multivariate calculus
  • Differential equations
  • Chemistry
  • Calculus-based physics

Choose where to transfer + what type of engineering to study

The Columbia College Associate in Science in Pre-Engineering is designed for students who plan to transfer into an engineering bachelor’s degree at another institution. The program will give you fundamental skills and knowledge to be successful in a baccalaureate program.

Continue your studies with:

  • Aerospace engineering
  • Agricultural engineering
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Electrical engineering

Columbia College Global offers traditional classroom instruction for many courses at nationwide locations. Students at nationwide locations are expected to engage with multiple learning methods, including online and virtual while completing their degree. Columbia College offers on-campus programs with traditional classroom instruction at the Residential Campus in Columbia, Missouri.

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Available program formats

  • Core requirements 21-22 credit hours
  • Total degree requirements 60 credit hours

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