May 31, 2023  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Engineering, Associate of Science

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The Associate of Science in Pre-Engineering is a transfer degree for the student who plans to major in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) field. Northark has an agreement with the University of Arkansas to offer students a seamless option for transfer into the Bachelors program in Biological Engineering (B.S.B.E.) or Biomedical Engineering (B.S.Bm.E). Students planning to transfer to UA or another transfer institution should work closely with a Northark advisor to follow the prescribed selection of courses, and other requirements, needed for transfer into a bachelor’s program.

Major Code: 3140
Advising: Valerie Martin, (870) 391-3327,
                 Advising Center: M184, South Campus, (870) 391-3115

The My Academic Plan (MAP) serves as a guideline to graduate in four semesters. The Key Milestones/Prerequisites listed for each semester highlight significant achievements that must be completed in the degree track. Students who do not follow the four-semester plan and/or who do not complete identified milestones may jeopardize their financial aid (if applicable) and/or delay graduation.

Academic Preparedness

Northark recognizes the important connection between student success and academic preparedness. Students may be required to complete one or more of the following courses before enrolling in college level courses. Summer and/or intercession courses may be required to graduate within four semesters. Developmental course credits earned do not count towards degree completion requirements.

Semester 1

Total Credits: 16-19

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 18

Grand Total Credits: 64-67

These courses will transfer to many colleges and universities. The following presumes transfer to frequently selected institutions; Arkansas Tech University (ATU), University of Arkansas Fayetteville (UofA), or Arkansas State University Jonesboro (ASU). Please check with your advisor for more information.

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