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Associate in Arts and Associate in Science Requirements

Associate in Arts

General Education Courses

  • ENG 101 College Writing I
  • ENG 102 College Writing II
  • Oral Communications
  • Humanities Course
  • Heritage Course
  • Quantitative Reasoning (MAT 146 or higher)
  • Natural Science (Must have lab)
  • 3 classes of Social and Behavioral Sciences (Must have two disciplines and different from those in the Arts and Humanities category)
  • Quantitative Reasoning OR Natural Sciences

33 hours of General Education

Requirements

  • 2 classes of Arts/Humanities/Social/Foreign Language

6 hours of Requirements

Electives

  • FYE 110
  • 5 other classes

21 hours of Electives

60 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $10,140.00
  • Fees**
    • $480.00
  • Books***
    • $1,800.00
  • Supplies***
    • $400.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)***
    • 531.25

Total Cost Estimate $13,351.25***

Associate in Science

General Education Courses

  • ENG 101 College Writing I
  • ENG 102 College Writing II
  • Oral Communications
  • Humanities Course
  • Heritage Course
  • 2 classes of Quantitative Reasoning (MAT 150 or higher)
  • 2 classes of Natural Science (Must have at least one lab)
  • 2 Social and Behavioral Sciences (Must have two disciplines and different from those in the Arts and Humanities category)

33 Hours of General Education

Requirements

  • 2 classes of Quantitative Reasoning and/or Natural Science

6 Hours of Requirements

Electives

  • FYE 110
  • 5 other classes

22 Hours of electives

60 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $10,140.00
  • Fees**
    • $480.00
  • Books***
    • $1,390.00
  • Supplies***
    • $400.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)
    • $668.75

Total Cost Estimate $13,078.75***

Associate in Science, Pre-engineering Curriculum

General Education Components (21 Credit Hours)

  • Written Communications
  • Oral Communications
  • Arts/Humanities
  • Heritage
  • Social and Behavioral Science
    • A discipline different from those represented in Arts and Humanities, and different than ECO (Economics)
  • ECO 202 Principles of Macroeconomics

Math and Science Components (32 Credit Hours)

  • CHE 170 General College Chemistry I
  • CHE 175 General College Chemistry Laboratory I
  • MAT 175 Calculus I
  • MAT 185 Calculus II
  • MAT 275 Calculus III
  • MAT 285 Differential Equations
  • PHY 231 General University Physics I
  • PHY 241 General University Physics I Laboratory
  • PHY 232 General University Physics II
  • PHY 242 General University Physics III Laboratory

Engineering Components (6 Credit Hours)

  • ELT 103 Introduction to Engineering
  • EM 221 Statics

In addition to the 59 hours of General Education/Math and Science/Engineering Components, students must complete an additional elective course depending on the desired engineering track (Civil/Mechanical/Electrical) they wish to pursue at WKU.

Civil Engineering Track (3 Credit Hours)

  • CAD 100 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design

Mechanical/Electrical Engineering (3.5 Credit Hours)

  • EE 210 Circuits and Networks I

62-62.5 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $10,562.50
  • Fees**
    • $500.00
  • Books***
    • $1,390.00
  • Supplies***
    • $400.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)
    • $668.75

Total Cost Estimate $13,521.25***

Note:

*Tuition is based on $169.00 per credit hour and is calculated on maximum credit hours.
**KCTCS BuildSmart Investment for Kentucky Competitiveness Fee of $8.00 per credit hour.
***Represents an approximate cost.