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Pre-Engineering

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This A.A. Degree in Pre-Engineering provides a student with the first two years of a four-year program in Engineering. This degree allows the student to begin baccalaureate degree studies in a technical field by completing the first two years Engineering at CMN and then finishing a baccalaureate at a major university.

  • Students who earn this diploma from the College of Menominee Nation have the opportunity to pursue an entry-level position as a scientist, engineer, technologist or technician.
  • Completion of this program will endow the graduate with the ability to:
    • Demonstrate adequate engineering background preparation in order to be able to transfer to a four- year university with a major in an engineering discipline at a level equivalent to the beginning of year three;
    • Identify, formulate, and solve basic problems in physics, chemistry and engineering using core knowledge, mathematical techniques and practicum;
    • Identify properties of various materials, their application, and behavior; and
    • Use computer applications software in the solution of basic problems of mathematics, physics, chemistry and engineering.

Credits

An Associate's Pre-Engineering degree requires a minimum of 72 credits.

Job Security

Wisconsin currently employs over 52,000 people in both engineering and architectural roles. [1]

Median Pay

Last year, the BLS median wage for electrical engineers was $63,340. [2]

Career Opportunities

An A.A.S. degree in Pre-Engineering will promote a student’s ability to support a career path in an entry level technology team role, such as scientist, engineer, technologist, technician, or skilled trades.

In addition to the Bureau of Labor Statistic's Standard Occupational Classification, or "SOC" Code, the following are examples of job titles that degree-holding individuals have gone on to attain.

Bureau of labor statistics soc code: 17-3023
Electrical Design Technician Power Station Technician
Lighting Engineer Logic Controller Programmer

Tuition Facts

Program length:
Minimum
72 Credits (Full-TIME)
$36,000 for tuition and fees
(Before 50% Tuition discount)
$922 for books and supplies (estimate)

Testimonials

Appolonia Gomez, Class of '21

“They said I could get through it in nine months, which I did [...] half the time, it didn’t even feel like I was in school. I was just doing what I like to do.”

“They said I could get through it in nine months, which I did[...]
Half the time, it didn’t even feel like I was in school. I was just doing what I like to do.”

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