Associate of Science in Pre-Engineering

Pre-Engineering (AS)

Associate of Science

The Associate of Science in Pre-Engineering 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 2021-2022 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 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
Oral Communications Credit Hours
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Mathematical Sciences Credit Hours
MTH 261 Analytic Geometry & Calculus I 5
MTH 280 Analytic Geometry & Calculus II 5
MTH 292 Multivariate Calculus 3
Natural Sciences Credit Hours
CHM 160 General Chemistry I 4
CHM 161 General Chemistry I Laboratory 1
PHY 203 Foundations of Physics I 5
PHY 204 Foundations of Physics II 5
Social and Behavioral Science Credit Hours
Economics: Select three (3) credit hours
  • ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics OR
  • ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics
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
Additional General Education Credit Hours
Select three (3) additional credit hours from the Social and Behavioral Science or Humanities and Fine Arts lists of approved Core 42 courses. 3
Institutional Requirements Credit Hours
IDS 110 Student Success 2
Engineering Requirements Credit Hours
CSC 125 Introduction to C++ Programming 4
EGR 100 Careers in Engineering 1
EGR 110 Introduction to Engineering Design 3
EGR 297 Engineering Capstone 1
Technical Elective: Select from any technical course (CIS, CGP, CSCEGR, TEC) as approved by the Engineering Program Coordinator 3
Pre-Engineering (AS) Degree Credit Hours
Total Hours Required: 60

Degree Notes:

  1. Math requirements exclude MTH 197 and MTH 297.
  2. Students are required to complete a minimum of three (3) credit hours of math regardless of placement.
  3. Electives must be approved by the department.
  4. Students should confirm transferability of courses with their transfer university before completing courses at MSU-WP.