NCCC College Catalog 2023-2024 
    
    Jun 15, 2024  
NCCC College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics and Pre-Engineering Technology, AS (66-68 credit hours)


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*The Program Path starting Fall 2024 is To Be Determined

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

The student will need to demonstrate proficiencies in reading, English, and mathematics based on the Mandatory Placement Policy, or by taking the recommended/ required classes. Some of the courses in this curriculum have specific prerequisites.

Program Path Sequence

The listing that follows is a recommended sequence of courses for full-time students. The student should consult with an advisor for information specific to their academic situation.

For More Information Contact Program advisor Dr. Steve Yuza, 620-432-0423 syuza@neosho.edu, or Advising Staff, 620-432-0311 advising@neosho.edu if program advisor is unavailable
(Fall) Semester I (Spring) Semester II
COMM 207 Fundamentals Of Speech 3 cr hrs   (SGE)020 ENGL 289 English Composition II 3 cr hrs   (SGE)010
CURR 100 First Year Seminar 1 cr hrs  (SGE)070 MATH 155 Analytic Geometry And Calculus II 5 cr hrs  (SGE)030
ENGL 101 English Composition I 3 cr hrs    (SGE)010 PSYC 155 General Psychology 3 cr hrs  (SGE)030
MATH 150 Analytic Geometry And Calculus I 5 cr hrs   (SGE)030 Arts and Humanities Electives  3 cr hrs
CSIS 100 Computer Concepts & Applications 3 cr hrs   (SGE)070 Social and Behavioral Science Electives  3 cr hrs
Total Credit Hours: 15 Total Credit Hours: 17

 

(Fall) Semester III (Spring) Semester IV
PHYS 104 Engineering Physics I 4 cr hrs   (SGE)040 PHYS 105 Engineering Physics II 4 cr hrs   (SGE)040
PHYS 140 Engineering Physics I Lab 1 cr hrs   (SGE)040 PHYS 145 Engineering Physics II Lab 1 cr hrs   (SGE)040
MATH 253 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III 3 cr hrs  (SGE)030 MATH 255 Differential Equations 3 cr hrs  (SGE)030
HPER 150 Lifetime Fitness 1 cr hrs    Social and Behavioral Science Electives  3 cr hrs
Arts and Humanities Electives  3 cr hrs Arts and Humanities Electives   3 cr hrs
Biological Sciences  Lecture and Lab 5 cr hrs Program Electives 3-5 cr hrs
Total Credit Hours: 17 Total Credit Hours: 17-19
Total Program Path Credits for Associate of Science Degree: 66-68

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  (SGE)030, MATH 155 - Analytic Geometry And Calculus II  (SGE)030, MATH 253 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus III  (SGE)030, MATH 255 - Differential Equations  (SGE)030, PHYS 104 - Engineering Physics I  (SGE)040/PHYS 140 - Engineering Physics I Lab  (SGE)040, PHYS 105 - Engineering Physics II  (SGE)040/PHYS 145 - Engineering Physics II Lab  (SGE)040.

Program Elective Courses

Students interested in biochemistry should take BIOL 251 - Biology I  (SGE)040/BIOL 252 - Biology I Lab  (SGE)040, BIOL 255 - Biology II  (SGE)040/BIOL 256 - Biology II Lab  (SGE)040.

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.

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