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Pre-Engineering (AS)

Program Details

Allen County Community College offers an Associate of Science degree in Pre-Engineering for students who are interested in learning about the fundamental aspects of science and mathematics related to the profession and responsibilities of the work of engineering. Students will learn about mechanics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanical and electromagnetic waves, modern physics, the scientific method, and will work on developing a strong background in calculus and advanced mathematics for advanced studies of applied sciences.

Students will develop an understanding of natural and applied sciences through the curriculum which will form the basis for future studies. Those classes include college chemistry, calculus with analytical geometry, English composition, college career success seminar, engineering physics, public speaking, microeconomics, and a variety of electives in social and behavioral sciences, fine arts and humanities, computer science, and health and physical education.    

Students completing the program will have demonstrated the necessary experience, qualifications, and education for preparation for future studies in engineering. These qualifications include the ability to demonstrate effective communications utilizing verbal, written and presentation abilities, to demonstrate the ability to adapt to change within their profession by demonstrating a commitment to continuous learning and the flexibility to deal with different requirements from different clients with a wide range of personality styles and prior knowledge; and to demonstrate the ability to apply analytical, critical and creative thinking and problem solving and troubleshooting techniques to develop effective information technology solutions in the context of business needs.

Requirements

High school transcript or proof of GED completion and scores. Official transcripts from previous universities and colleges (if applicable). SAT/ACT scores - COMPASS/ASSET test administered to students not submitting SAT/ACT scores.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission