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Associate in Pre-Engineering - Computer and Electrical Engineering Emphasis, A.P.E.

Requirements

The pre-engineering program at UVU has been created for students who plan to complete the first two to three years of their engineering education at UVU and then transfer to a baccalaureate university to complete their engineering degree. With adequate planning, pre-engineering coursework completed at UVU will transfer to all of the Utah universities with baccalaureate engineering degrees. All students who declare pre-engineering as their major are automatically accepted into pre-engineering status. After completion of the pre-engineering program at UVU, the student applies for professional status at an institution of the student’s choice.

Total Program Credits: 69

General Education Requirements: 28 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)   
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
Complete the following Natural and Physical Science courses:  
  Biology  3
  CHEM 1210 Principles of Chemistry I 4
  CHEM 1215 Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory 1
  PHYS 2210 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I 4
  PHYS 2215 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab 1
Complete any combination of the following with no more than 1 course each from Humanities, Fine Arts, and Social/Behavioral Science: 6
  Humanities (from list)   
  Fine Arts (from list)   
  Social/Behavioral Sciences (from list)   
Complete any American Institutions course: 3
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3)  
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3)  
Discipline Core Requirements: 18 Credits
  MATH 1210 Calculus I 5
  MATH 1220 Calculus II 5
  ENGR 1030 Engineering Programming   3
or CS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming (3)  
  PHYS 2220 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II 4
  PHYS 2225 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II Lab 1
Emphasis Requirements: 11 Credits
  ECE 1000 Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering 3
  ECE 2250 Circuit Theory 3
  ECE 2255 Circuit Theory Lab 1
  ECE 2700 Digital Design I 3
  ECE 2705 Digital Design I Lab 1
Emphasis Elective Requirements: 12 Credits
Students should carefully select electives from the following list (or other advisor approved courses), based on the engineering discipline (Computer or Electrical) they are interested in and the college or university they want to attend to finish their BS degree. See your advisor. 12 
  CS 1410 Object-Oriented Programming (3)  
  CS 2300 Discrete Mathematical Structures I (3)   
  CS 2420 Introduction to Algorithms and Data Structures (3)  
  CS 2600 Computer Networks I (3)   
  CS 2810 Computer Organization and Architecture (3)  
  ECE 2760 Introduction to Semiconductor Theory and Nanotechnology (3)  
  ENGR 1000 Introduction to Engineering WE (3)   
  ENGR 2450 Computational Methods for Engineering Analysis (3)   
  ENGR 1020 Survey of Engineering (1)   
  MATH 2210 Calculus III (3)  
  MATH 2250 Differential Equations and Linear Algebra (4)  
 or MATH 2270 Linear Algebra (3)  
 and MATH 2280 Ordinary Differential Equations (3)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 69 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above. 2.5 or above in Math, Science, and Engineering.
  3. Residency hours -- minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ECE 1000* Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering 3
CHEM 1210* Principles of Chemistry I 4
CHEM 1215 Principles of Chemistry I Lab
1
SS/HH/FF Any approved Social/Behavioral Science, Humanites, or Fine Arts Distribution 3
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing or  Literacies and Composition Across Context 3
  Semester total: 14
Note: *Pre-requisites are required to be taken. Please see the advisor. 
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
CS 1400* or ENGR 1030* Fundamentals of Programming or Engineering Programming
3
MATH 1210* Calculus I 5
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
Any American Institutions course  3
  Semester total: 14
Note: *Pre-requisites are required to be taken. Please see the advisor. 
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 1220* Calculus II 5
PHYS 2210* Physics for Scientist and Engineers I 4
PHYS 2215 Physics for Scientist and Engineers I Lab 1
ECE 2700* Digital Design I 3
ECE 2705* Digital Design I Lab 1
  Semester total: 14
Note: *Pre-requisites are required to be taken. Please see the advisor.  
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
PHYS 2220* Physics for Scientists and Engineers II 4
PHYS 2225 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II Lab 1
Elective Emphasis Elective 3
Elective Emphasis Elective 3
BB Any approved Biology 3
  Semester total: 14
Note: *Pre-requisites are required to be taken. Please see the advisor. 
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
ECE 2250* Circuit Theory 3
ECE 2255 Circuit Theory Lab 1
Elective Emphasis Elective 3
Elective Emphasis Elective 3
SS/HH/FF Any approved Social/Behavioral Science, Humanites, or Fine Arts in one of the two remaining distributions. 3
  Semester total:  13
Note: *Pre-requisites are required to be taken. Please see the advisor.
  Degree total: 69

Department

Engineering

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