Pre-Engineering

Vincennes University’s Pre-Engineering program is designed for the student who wants to major in engineering, but either hasn’t decided on a specialty or needs to develop a better academic foundation before tackling the core courses.

Designed to Transfer
This program provides you with the first two years of study that will transfer to most four-year institutions.  However, you are encouraged to check the specific requirements of the transfer institution, as requirements often differ.  VU faculty will work with you to customize your courses through technical electives so you are better prepared to meet your educational goals.

High School Prerequisites
The following courses are required for this program.  If you didn’t take them while you were in high school, they are available at VU.

  • elementary algebra
  • advanced algebra
  • plane geometry
  • half-year trigonometry
  • laboratory science in physics
  • chemistry strongly advised

The VU Advantage
Vincennes University offers the first two years of a bachelor’s degree in agricultural, biomedical, food process, chemical, civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering.  All programs are designed to transfer to Purdue University and require high-level mathematics proficiency.

Science and Math Division Office
812-888-5131