At a Glance

Program units

66-95

Accreditation

WASC

*Base Cost (cost per unit x program units) is provided to aid in program comparison only.

Overview

APU's pre-engineering program prepares students to complete an advanced engineering degree to use in a wide array of job opportunities in multiple scientific fields. The pre-engineering program is designed to enable students to:

  • Complete an engineering degree at another institution of their choice.
  • Demonstrate skill in the appropriate use of technology specific to engineering disciplines.
  • Develop confidence in strategies of problem solving.
  • Apply problem-solving strategies in small-group collaborations.
  • Effectively communicate technical information in written and verbal form.
  • Integrate learning from mathematics and science courses and discover the significance of these tools in the applied field of engineering.
  • Describe and assess different views of the relationship between biblical and scientific perspectives of nature.

Is This Major Right for You?

You’re a pre-engineering major if you:

  • Are interested in electronics, computers, robotics, or architecture.
  • Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • Enjoy approaching problems carefully and methodically.
  • Enjoy numbers, puzzles, and mental challenges.
  • Are thorough and detail oriented.

Learn more about this program.

Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.