Pre-Engineering

Career facts

The Pre-Engineering degree option is designed to transfer into all disciplines of engineering. It is important to secure a catalog from the engineering school for transfer so you may select the courses to meet the requirements needed to obtain the bachelor's degree you choose.

The program features small class size and individual attention for this challenging degree.

Education

In addition to the general education requirements, pre-engineering students focus on 42 hours of Technical Occupational Specialty including safety, plant operations, instrumentation and control, and plant mechanics.  

Some program courses are typically offered only once a year. See course descriptions for fall or spring designations and plan accordingly.

Careers

Architect/Designer
Chemical Engineer
Civil Engineer
Electrical Engineer
Mechanical Engineer
Metallurgical Engineer


Who is a good fit?

Students in this area need a strong interest in STEM--Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Engineers work as part of a team, pay attention to detail, and have good communication skills.  Pre-Engineering students need a strong analytical mind and leadership/management skills. 

2016-2025 OK labor market projections

Civil Engineers - Bachelor's Degree
Median Salary - $35.01/hr.
Growth - 11%
10 year change in jobs - 294

Electrical Engineers - Bachelor's Degree
Median Salary - $37.93/hr.
Growth - 9%
10 year change in jobs - 114

Mechanical Engineers - Bachelor's Degree
Median Salary - $37.95/hr.
Growth - 12%
10 year change in jobs - 301

Petroleum Engineers - Bachelor's Degree
Median Salary - $62.22/hr.
Growth - 14%
10 year change in jobs - 395