Associate of Science in Physics & Pre-Engineering

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Program Description

The Associate of Science with an emphasis in Physics and Pre‐Engineering is a two‐year degree for students who intend to transfer to a four‐year university and major in engineering and physics.

Prerequisites and Tuition

The student will need to demonstrate proficiencies in reading, English, and mathematics based on the COMPASS assessment test, ACT or SAT scores, or by taking the recommended/required classes. Some of the courses in this curriculum have specific prerequisites.

Minimum TOEFL or IELTS Score: 61 IBT or 6.0

Tuition: 12,700 USD

General Education (GE) Courses

In order to graduate with a college degree, all students are required to take certain general education courses. These include English composition, speech, wellness, science, art and humanities, mathematics, computer systems, and social and behavioral science.

Program Core Courses

MATH 150 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

MATH 155 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II

MATH 253 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III

MATH 255 Differential Equations

PHYS 104/140 Engineering Physics I/Lab

PHYS 105/145 Engineering Physics II/Lab.

Program Elective Courses

Students interested in biochemistry should take

BIOL 251/252 Biology I Lecture/Lab

BIOL 255/256 Biology II Lecture/Lab

Program Outcomes

Students will develop an understanding of the following:

  1. Show concept knowledge in measuring, mechanics of motion, the mechanical and thermal properties of matter, by application in problem solving.
  2. Show concept knowledge in waves, simple harmonic motion, electricity, magnetism, and optics, by application in problem solving.
  3. Formulate problems in physics using the tools of mathematics.
  4. Incorporation of graphing calculators in math and physics lab analysis.
  5. Calculation in three‐dimensional coordinate systems.
  6. Apply the scientific method in lab work settings.
  7. Analyze experimental error in lab work, and relate it to lab measurement.
Last updated December 2017

About the School

Hello and Welcome to Neosho County Community College (NCCC), home of the "Panthers"! We are a two-year institution offering Associate Degrees. We can offer you a safe, hometown environment where your ... Read More

Hello and Welcome to Neosho County Community College (NCCC), home of the "Panthers"! We are a two-year institution offering Associate Degrees. We can offer you a safe, hometown environment where your individual needs and goals can be achieved. Our International population is small, but growing. We currently have international students representing twelve different countries and have had former international students who transferred to Harvard, the Art Institute of Chicago, and other credible four-year institutions. Read less
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