Focus Area: Engineering

This is focus area is intended for students who plan to major in Engineering at a 4 year college or university, after completion of their associate's degree at St. Louis Community College.  Your official degree that you will be pursuing at St. Louis Community College within this focus area is the Associate in Science - General STEM Transfer Studies.

Missouri Civics Examination.  Students entering college for the very first time in fall 2019 and who intend to complete an associate’s degree must successfully complete a civics examination. Information on who is eligible for a waiver can be found on the STLCC website.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you originally enrolled at STLCC prior to Spring 2024, you may need to view an archived catalog for your correct program requirements.  Please speak with an advisor or the program coordinator for more information.

New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
MTH 210 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I5MTH 185 or (MTH 160 or MTH 160S and MTH 170) with grades of "C" or better or satisfactory score on placement test and Reading Proficiency
CHM 105 General Chemistry I (MOTR CHEM 150L)5MTH 140 (or MTH 140S or at least one and a half years of high school algebra) and CHM 101 with a minimum grade of "C" or one year of high school chemistry, and Reading Proficiency
ENG 101 College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3Placement score or ENG 030 or ENG 070 with a grade of "C" or better or recommendation of department and Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079
ESC 100 Engineering Computer Applications and Design3MTH 140 (or MTH 140S) or higher with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency
Credit Hours16
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
MTH 220 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II5MTH 210 with a grade of "C" or better and Reading Proficiency
PHY 122 Engineering Physics I (MOTR PHYS 200L)5MTH 210 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency
ESC 101 Scientific Computer Programming3MTH 160 (or MTH 160S) or higher with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency
XXX xxxSocial & Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement  
MCE 100 Missouri Civics Examination0
Credit Hours13
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
MTH 230 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III5MTH 220 with a grade of "C" or better and Reading Proficiency
PHY 223 Engineering Physics II5PHY 122 and MTH 220 with a minimum grades of "C" and Reading Proficiency
ESC 203 Engineering Statics3PHY 122 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency
ESC 200 Engineering Circuits I4PHY 122 with a minimum grade of "C", concurrent or prior enrollment in MTH 230 with a minimum grade of "C", and Reading Proficiency
Credit Hours17
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
MTH 240 Differential Equations3MTH 230 with a grade of "C" or better and Reading Proficiency
ENG 102 College Composition II (MOTR ENGL 200)
or Report Writing (MOTR ENGL 110)
or Oral Communication I (MOTR COMM 100)
or Public Speaking (MOTR COMM 110)
3ENG 101 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency
Elective3 See suggested list below or check with transfer school.
Elective3 See suggested list below or check with transfer school.
Credit Hours12
Total Credit Hours58

Suggested Electives 

ANT 102Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (MOTR ANTH 201)3
CHM 106General Chemistry II5
ECO 151Principles of Macroeconomics (MOTR ECON 101)3
ECO 152Principles of Microeconomics (MOTR ECON 102)3
EGR 100Engineering Drawing3
ESC 204Engineering Dynamics3
ESC 205Mechanics of Materials3
ESC 206Strength of Materials Lab1
ESC 207Engineering Thermodynamics3
ME 151Manufacturing Processes I3
ME 249Materials and Metallurgy3
PHL 103World Religions (MOTR RELG 100)3
PSY 200General Psychology (MOTR PSYC 100)3

*Click on the hyperlinked course number to view additional information about the course.

**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.

*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice.  Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor. 

This academic plan is a recommended sequence for this pathway. It serves asgeneral guideline to help you build a course schedule each term that supports your timely completion. The College has made every effort to ensure its accuracy. However, the map is not a substitute for academic advisement—contact your advisor if you have any questions about your degree requirements.

Missouri Civics Examination.  Students entering college for the very first time in fall 2019 and who intend to complete an associate’s degree must successfully complete a civics examination. Information on who is eligible for a waiver can be found on the STLCC website.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you originally enrolled at STLCC prior to Spring 2024, you may need to view an archived catalog for your correct program requirements.  Please speak with an advisor or the program coordinator for more information.

This plan is designed for those students wishing to major in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering at University of Missouri - St. Louis (UMSL) through their Joint Engineering Program with Washington University.

New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ENG 101 College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3Placement score or ENG 030 or ENG 070 with a grade of "C" or better or recommendation of department and Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079This fulfills the written communications requirement.
MTH 210 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 15MTH 185 or (MTH 160 or MTH 160S and MTH 170) with grades of "C" or better or satisfactory score on placement test and Reading ProficiencyThis fulfills the mathematics requirement.
CHM 105 General Chemistry I (MOTR CHEM 150L) 15MTH 140 (or MTH 140S or at least one and a half years of high school algebra) and CHM 101 with a minimum grade of "C" or one year of high school chemistry, and Reading ProficiencyThis fulfills part of the natural science requirement.
ANT 102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (MOTR ANTH 201)3Reading ProficiencyThis fulfills part of the elective requirement.
Credit Hours16
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
PHY 122 Engineering Physics I (MOTR PHYS 200L) 15MTH 210 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading ProficiencyThis fulfills part of the natural science requirement.
MTH 220 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 15MTH 210 with a grade of "C" or better and Reading ProficiencyThis fulfills part of the elective requirement.
ESC 101 Scientific Computer Programming 1
or C++ Programming I
3MTH 160 (or MTH 160S) or higher with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading ProficiencyThis fulfills part of the elective requirement.
XXX xxxMOTR Social and Behavioral Science3 This fulfills part of the elective requirement.
Credit Hours16
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
PHY 223 Engineering Physics II 15PHY 122 and MTH 220 with a minimum grades of "C" and Reading ProficiencyThis fulfills part of the elective requirement.
MTH 230 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III 15MTH 220 with a grade of "C" or better and Reading ProficiencyThis fulfills part of the elective requirement.
ESC 203 Engineering Statics 13PHY 122 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading ProficiencyThis fulfills part of the elective requirement.
XXX xxxMOTR Social and Behavioral Science3 This fulfills part of the elective requirement.
Credit Hours16
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
MTH 240 Differential Equations 13MTH 230 with a grade of "C" or better and Reading ProficiencyThis fulfills part of the elective requirement.
ESC 204 Engineering Dynamics 13ESC 203 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading ProficiencyThis fulfills part of the elective requirement.
ESC 205 Mechanics of Materials 13ESC 203 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading ProficiencyThis fulfills part of the elective requirement.
MCE 100 Missouri Civics Examination0
HST 101 United States History to 1865 (MOTR HIST 101)
or United States History from 1865 to the Present (MOTR HIST 102)
3Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079This fulfills the civics requirement.
Credit Hours12
Total Credit Hours60
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A student must earn a 2.5 GPA over the sequence of pre-engineering courses.

*Click on the hyperlinked course number to view additional information about the course.

**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.

*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice.  Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.