Physical Science/Pre-Engineering

Physical Science

The major in Physical Science is offered as part of a joint dual degree program with the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UM-KC). It includes the study of both chemistry and physics, and is designed to provide the necessary undergraduate background for the pursuit of an engineering degree.

Major in Physical Science

40 hours of coursework, consisting of the following:

All of the following:
CHM131 General Chemistry I 4
CHM132 General Chemistry II 4
CSC115 Introduction to Database and Reports 3
CSC135 Computer Science I 3
ECO111 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PHY220 General Physics I 4
PHY230 General Physics II 4
PHY335W Thermodynamics and Spectroscopy 4
PSC150 American Government (National) 3
An additional 18 hours total must be taken at the University of Missouri–Kansas City to complete the degree, including two elective courses taken from the upper-level (300-level or higher) engineering courses at UM-KC. 18
TOTAL: 50
Plus the following required supporting courses:
MAT171 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 4
MAT271 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 4
MAT272 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III 4
MAT275 Differential Equations 3
MAT310 Probability and Statistics 3
MAT315 Linear Algebra 3
TOTAL: 21
Recommended elective courses (depending on engineering specialty at UM-KC):
BUA311 Entrepreneurship 3
CHM220 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHM250 Quantitative Analysis 4
Physical Science

Dr. Paul Small
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(309) 467-6447
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300 East College Ave.
Eureka, IL 61530 leo.