Associate of Science in Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology (AS)*

Associate of Science

The Associate of Science in Engineering Technology is a transfer degree and specific mathematics, science, computer science and engineering courses, as well as some general education courses needed to facilitate transfer. This academic guide is based on the 2022-2023 Missouri State University-West Plains Catalog. The time to complete the degree will vary, depending on remediation, summer enrollment, number of classes taken per semester, etc.

Degree Requirements

Written & Oral Communications Credit Hours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
Writing II: Select three (3) credit hours
  • ENG 210 Writing II: Academic Writing OR
  • ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions OR
  • COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
3
Natural Sciences Credit Hours
CHM 160 General Chemistry I 4
CHM 161 General Chemistry I Laboratory 1
Social and Behavioral Science Credit Hours
Economics: Select three (3) credit hours
  • ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics OR
  • ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics
3
Civics: Select three (3) credit hours
  • HST 121 Survey of US History to 1877 OR
  • HST 122 Survey of US History Since 1877 OR
  • PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship
3
Institutional Requirements Credit Hours
CIS 101 Computers for Learning 3
IDS 110 Student Success 2
Engineering Requirements Credit Hours
EGR 100 Careers in Engineering 1
EGR 110 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
EGR 297 Engineering Capstone 1
CSC 125 Introduction to C++ Programming  4

Mechatronics Option*

Mathematical Sciences Credit Hours
CIS 201 Computer Applications for Business 3
MTH 261 Analytic Geometry & Calculus I 5
TEC 100 Introduction to AC and DC Electricity 3
TEC 180 Fundamentals of Mechatronics 3
TEC 240 PLCs & Sensors 3
TEC 245 Mechanical Systems 3
TEC 248 Fluid Power 3
Electives: Select 6 credit hours (Must be approved by Engineering Department) 6

Pre-Engineering Option*

Mathematical Sciences Credit Hours
MTH 261 Analytic Geometry & Calculus I 5
MTH 280 Analytic Geometry & Calculus II 5
MTH 292 Multivariate Calculus 3
PHY 203 Foundations of Physics I 5
PHY 204 Foundations of Physics II 5
Electives: Select 6 credit hours (Must be approved by Engineering Department) 6
Engineering Technology (AS) Degree Total Credit Hours
Total Hours Required: 60

Degree Notes:

  1. ECO 155 is recommended for the Mechatronics option
  2. Electives must be approved by the department.
  3. Students should confirm transferability of courses with their transfer university before completing courses at MSU-WP.

*Pending approval