Pre-Professional Programs


The pre-engineering curriculum at High Point University offers the courses that are generally prerequisite for transfer to a school of engineering. During the one or two years of study at High Point University, the student should complete the following courses:

Required Courses (for admission to schools of engineering):

  • Chemistry 1010-1020. General Chemistry (8 credits)
  • English Composition and Literature (4 credits)
  • MTH 1410, 1420, 2410. Calculus I, II, III (12 credits)
  • MTH 3410. Differential Equations (4 credits)
  • PHY 2010-2020. Fundamentals of Physics (8 credits)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences* (16 credits)
  • Physical Education Activity courses (2-4 credits)
  • ECO 2030. Principles of Macroeconomics (4 credits)
  • ECO 2050. Principles of Microeconomics (4 credits)

Students intending to major in chemical engineering should elect CHM 2510-2520 in their second year.

*Comparative religion, comparative literature, music, philosophy (especially philosophy of science), political science, sociology.

The pre-engineering advisor is Dr. Martin DeWitt (


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