Pre-Engineering

Program Description

To prepare capable and interested high school students for a future engineering career, a collaborative program has been designed by the University of Michigan-Flint and Lapeer County ISD Education and Technology Center. This pre-engineering program started in the Fall of 2008 and is managed by the Computer Science, Engineering Science and Physics Department of UM-Flint. The series of four courses is taught by UM-Flint faculty.

Qualifications

Selected high-abilty, highly motivated senior students from the six public high schools in Lapeer County will be eligible to enroll in the class. Students should be interested in post-secondary study of engineering. In order to qualify for this program, interested students are expected to:

• Be enrolled in Calculus and AP Calculus in their home high schools

• Have either completed or to be enrolled in high school physics

• The program is limited to 25 qualified students

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Courses Offered

EGR 102: Introduction to Engineering (3 Cr.)
CSC 122: Introduction to Programming in the BASIC Language (3 Cr.)
CSC 175: Problem Solving and Programming I (4 Cr.)
EGR 165: Computer Aided Design (3 Cr.)

Dual Enrollment

Students who participate in this program will be dual-enrolled in their home high schools and University of Michigan-Flint. Credit earned will be recorded on official UM-Flint transcripts as regular UM-Flint courses. Students completing the program will earn a total of 12 University of Michigan-Flint credits, applicable to degree programs at UM-Flint and other institutions.
  

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CONTACTS:

Lapeer County Intermediate School District
Education and Technology Center
690 N. Lake Pleasant Road
Attica, Michigan 48412
810-664-1124

U of M CSEP Department
207 Murchie Science Bld. (#15 on the MAP)
Phone: (810) 762-3131
Fax:      (810) 766-6780
Hours: M-F 8a.m.-5p.m