Students wishing to major in any of the many fields of engineering may take their first two years in pre-engineering at Sam Houston State University and transfer to a college of engineering to complete their degree requirements.

Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
CHEM 1411General Chemistry I 14
CHEM 1412General Chemistry II 14
COSC 1436Programming Fundamentals I4
ENGL 3330Intro To Technical Writing3
ETDD 1361Engineering Graphics3
KINE elective1
Major Core
PHYS 1411Introduction To Physics I4
PHYS 1401Physics Boot Camp4
PHYS 1422Introduction To Physics II4
Minor (if required)
MATH 1420Calculus I 14
MATH 1430Calculus II4
MATH 2440Calculus III4
Total Hours65

CHEM 1411 and CHEM 1412 satisfy the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) and MATH 1420 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics), one semester credit hour of Component Area IX (Component Area Option), and the Degree Specific requirement.  This is to satisfy the first two years toward an engineering degree.