Oct 04, 2022  
2022-2023 General Catalog [Current] 
    
2022-2023 General Catalog [Current]

Pre-Engineering (A.P.E.)


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Program Summary

The Associate of Pre-Engineering (A.P.E.) program is designed for students who have not decided on an engineering major (civil or mechanical engineering) or who plan to complete the first two years of their engineering education at Southern Utah University and then transfer to another institution to complete an engineering degree.

Program Information

The student must complete a total of at least 68 credit hours selecting classes as indicated below. If continuing at a different school, it is highly recommended that students carefully study the course requirements of the institution where they intend to finish their degree to insure maximum applicability of coursework.

Students are strongly encouraged to work closely with a faculty mentor and their Student Success Advisor in their major emphasis area, both at initial registration and throughout their program experience.

Associate of Pre-Engineering General Education Requirements (19-21 Credits)


Notes


* Students with ACT English sub-scores of 29 or above will receive 3 credits of ENGL 1010 (Pass grade).

** Students who are not prepared for this math course may need additional math credits/preparation. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for more information.

Pre-Engineering Curriculum (49 Credits)


Concentration Area (31 Credits)


Select one of the following concentration areas:

Civil Engineering Concentration Area


Electives (18 Credits)

Select 18 credits from the following:

  • General Education courses (any not already taken for the APE General Education requirements)
  • Any courses with a CCET, CE, CM, ENGR, or ME prefix

Electrical Engineering Concentration Area


Electives (10 Credits)

Select 10 credits from the following:

  • General Education courses (any not already taken for the APE General Education requirements)
  • Any courses with a CCET, CE, CM, ENGR, or ME prefix

Mechanical Engineering Concentration Area


Electives (8 Credits)

Select 8 credits from the following:

  • General Education courses (any not already taken for the APE General Education requirements)
  • Any courses with a CCET, CE, CM, ENGR, or ME prefix

Total Credits, A.P.E. Degree: 68-70


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