Pre-Engineering

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Description

The Pre-Engineering Program offers students a broad overview of the various fields of engineering including: chemical, civil, petroleum, environmental, electrical, mechanical, computer, and industrial. It also provides a dynamic, activity-based, interactive learning environment that inspires ingenuity and creativity. Students who plan to pursue an engineering degree or take advanced math and science courses in college will benefit from the curriculum taught in this program. Due to the accelerated pace and increased rigor of the advanced math and science courses, students entering the Pre-Engineering Program should be hard-working and highly motivated to be successful.

Application

Applicants must complete a Southern Tech Application for Admission. Additional information and applications are available at the Southern Tech campus and online at www.sotech.edu. Enrollment for this career major is open to partnering High Schools (juniors/seniors) and Adults.

Tuition

High School Student: Free. Adult Student (in-district): $3.00 per hour; Adult Student (Out-of-District): $6 per hour; and Adult Student (Out-of-State): $9 per hour. Additional costs may include books, supplies, and miscellaneous fees.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial aid and scholarships are available for qualifying students.

Program/Courses/Hours

Pre-Engineering
PLTW Introduction to Engineering Design 120
PLTW Principles of Engineering 120
Trigonometry / Pre-Calculus 120
AP Chemistry 120
Pre-Engineering Capstone I 45
PLTW Digital Electronics 120
AP Calculus AB 120
AP Physics C-Mechanics 120
PLTW Engineering Design and Development 120
Pre-Engineering Capstone II 45
Total Hours 1050
Estimated time to complete (Half Time) 2 years

 

Certifications and/or Credentials

Currently under review.

Certifications may vary by Program and are subject to change without notice.

Student Organization:

TSA 

Schedule:

Adults (Half Time) 8:00-11:00 AM or 12:30-3:30 PM; Adults (Full Time) 8:00-11:00 AM and 12:30-3:30 PM; High School Students 8:15-11:00 AM or 12:45-3:30 PM (students are encouraged to attend 8:00-8:15 AM or 12:30-12:45 PM for curriculum enrichment)

Employment Options:

This program is designed for students who plan to attend college and pursue a degree in engineering.