You can fulfill the University’s general education and pre-engineering requirements at any college and complete your WSU mechanical engineering program at WSU Everett, or on the Olympic College campus in Bremerton.
While it isn’t required for admission, we recommend pursuing a transfer degree if possible.
The associate of science track 2 (AST-2) degree is well suited for pre-engineering study, as it includes the majority of WSU general education (UCORE) requirements and allows room for the engineering prerequisites.
Program Acceptance Requirements
- A minimum cumulative (of all college coursework taken) GPA of 2.5 on a 4-point grade system.
- A grade of C (2.0 on a 4-point grade system) in each course †highlighted below.
- Completion of all prerequisites below is required (prior to start of fall entrance to the program).
- For application follow the instructions on one of these pages:
|WSU Course||WA Community College Transfer Equivalency|
|†Math 171 – Calculus I||Calculus I and Calculus II|
|†Math 172 – Calculus II||Calculus III|
|Math 273 – Calculus III||Calculus IV|
|Math 220 – Linear Algebra||Linear Algebra|
|Math 315 – Differential Equations||Differential Equations|
|†Chem 105 – Principles of Chemistry I||Principles of Chemistry I and II with labs*|
|Chem 106 – Principles of Chemistry II||Principles of Chemistry III with labs*|
|†Phys 201 – Engineering Physics I||Engineering Physics I and II with labs*|
|Phys 202 – Engineering Physics II||Engineering Physics III with labs*|
|†CE 211 – Statics||Statics|
|CE 215 – Mechanics of Materials||Mechanics of Materials|
|ME 212 – Dynamics||Dynamics|
|ME 116 – CAD/Graphics||CAD/Graphics|
|EE 221 – Numerical Computing for Engineers OR |
Cpt_S 121 Program Design and Development C/C++ or higher OR
Cpt_S 131 Program Design and Development Java or higher
|Programming coursework transferable to WSU as one of the listed courses|
|Engl 101||English Composition|
Check your courses for transfer equivalancy here: transfercredit.wsu.edu
† A grade of C (2.0 on a 4-point grade system) in each of the five courses Math 171, Math 172, Chem 105, Phys 201, and CE 211.
*For Chem 105, Chem 106, Phys 201, and Phys 202 a minimum of 6 semester credits of Chem 105 with at least 8 semester credits of Phys 201 and 202. All the chemistry and physics courses must have labs and the combined credits must equal a minimum of 16 semester credits.