2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Pre-Engineering

Degree Type: Associate in Science
College(s): College of Arts and Sciences

Program Requirements

Pre-Engineering, AAS Program Checksheet

Includes:

  • Major Courses and General Education Courses
  • Admission and Transfer Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose Pre-Engineering?

This program was developed to give students a broad overview of the engineering field. Students take general education courses as well as pre-engineering courses to give them the required knowledge and skills necessary to gain entrance to an engineering college.

Pre-Engineering is designed for students who intend to transfer to an engineering college to earn a bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field. The program is based on courses that are fundamental to all engineering disciplines.

Career Opportunities

The Pre-Engineering program at Ferris is a great place to begin a career in the well-paid engineering field, a field that grows larger every year.

More Information

ADVISOR: Dr. Kent Sun
PHONE: 231-591-2579
E-MAIL:

Department of Mathematics
Ferris State University
820 Campus Drive, ASC 2021
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2225
Phone: 231-591-2565

Required Courses
Credit Hours

General Education

This degree requires completion of the General Education requirements for an Associate in Science degree. Details of these requirements are delineated on the General Education website. Courses listed below as program/major required courses with the indicators C, S, Z, R, G may also be used to satisfy some of these general education requirements.
English 1
3
English 2
3
Interpersonal Communication
3
or
Fundamentals-Public Speaking
3
Cultural Enrichment Electives
At least one at the 200 level or higher and one that counts as Global.
9
Social Awareness Electives
At least one at the 200 level or higher.
9
General Chemistry 1
5
Object Oriented Programming
4
Analytical Geometry-Calculus 1
4
Analytical Geometry-Calculus 2
4
Analytical Geometry-Calculus 3
4
Linear Algebra
3
Differential Equations
3
General Physics 1
5
General Physics 2
5
Minimum credit hours required for A.S. degree:
64