Pre-Engineering

PRE- ENGINEERING PROGRAM AT KAUA'I COMMUNITY COLLEGE! 

The Associate in Science in Natural Science (ASNS) degree program with a pre-engineering concentration provides the first two years of an engineering student’s education, preparing the student for continued study in a baccalaureate degree program. The courses provide the student with a strong science and math background regardless of the chosen field of engineering, as well as many of the required general education core requirements. Most of the courses are required by all engineering schools for all fields of engineering.

Program Requirements

Qualified for MATH 241 and qualified for ENG 100.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics to fundamental chemical and physical science
    applications
  2. An ability to write programs and use computer hardware and software to solve pre-engineering
    problems.
  3. An ability to work in teams on a significant and meaningful design experience or project.
  4. An ability to analyze and interpret data.
  5. An ability to use modern engineering tools.
  6. An ability to communicate effectively using oral, written, and electronic venues.
  7. A recognition of the need for life–long learning.

GUIDED PATHWAYS TO COMPLETION

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Natural Science Associate in Science - Concentration in Pre-Engineering, 60 credits


Fall Semester 1

  • EE 160 - Programming for Engineers (4 credits)
  • Diversification (DP): CHEM 161 - General Chemistry I (3 credits)
  • Diversification (DY): CHEM 161L - General Chemistry Lab I (1 credit)
  • Foundations (FS): MATH 241 - Calculus I (4 credits)
  • Foundations (FW): ENG 100 - Composition I (3 credits)

Spring Semester 2

  • MATH 242 - Calculus II (4 credits)
  • PHYS 170 - General Physics I (3 credits)
  • PHYS 170L - General Physical I Lab (1 credit)
  • Diversification (DP): CHEM 162 - General Chemistry II (3 credits)
    Diversification (DY): CHEM 162L - General Chemistry Lab II (1 credits)
  • Foundations (FG): A total of 6 credits are required for this category (3 credits in semester 2 and 3 credits in semester 4). The two courses must be from different time periods.(3 credits)

Fall semester 3

  • EE 211 - Basic Circuit Analysis I (4 credits)
  • MATH 243 - Calculus III (3 credits)
  • PHYS 272 - General Physics II (3 credits)
  • PHYS 272L - General Physics II Lab (1 credits)
  • SP 251 - Principles of Effective Public Speaking (3 credits)

Spring semester 4

  • ECON 130 or ECON 131 (3 credits)
  • MATH 244 - Calculus IV (3 credits)
  • Diversification (DH) or (DL): Any DH or DL course (3 credits)
  • Electives: ASTR 110; BIOL 171, BIOL 171L, BIOL 172, BIOL 172L; EE 213, EE 260, EE 296; ICS 111; MATH 100; MICR 130, MICR 140L; OCN 201; PHYS 151, PHYS 151L, PHYS 152, PHYS 152L; PHYL 141, PHYL 141L,PHYL 142, PHYL 142L (3 credits)
    Recommended options: EE 213, EE 260, EE 296, and ICS 111
  • Foundations (FG): A total of 6 credits are required for this category (3 credits in semester 2 and 3 credits in semester 4). The two courses must be from different time periods. ( 3 credits)

Total credits 60

 

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