Engineering online offerings are now available to help you earn your degree, on your schedule! Beginning with the fall 2023 semester, the UW-Stevens Point Department of Physics and Astronomy is now providing five online courses. Lay the foundation for a career in biomedical, civil, electrical, industrial, materials or mechanical engineering by studying online through UW-Stevens Point.
The below course offerings—available via 100% online instruction— are all part of the required coursework in the Pre-Engineering Currriculum. View course program flyer.
Designed to equip engineering students with the necessary tools and background information to prepare them to be successful engineering students as well as a successful practicing engineer. Topics include project management, teamwork, technical writing, working with data and using spreadsheets, creating presentations, engineering design, and a thorough understanding of the engineering profession.
Principles of mechanics, force systems, equilibrium, structures, distributed forces, moments of inertia of area, friction. For students in the pre-engineering curriculum.
Engineering graphics focusing on graphical communication. Topics include descriptive geometry elements, visualization, engineering drawing techniques, orthographic projection, pictorial representation, auxiliary views, section views, and basic dimensioning. Incorporates computer aided drafting (CAD) with engineering applications using 2-D drawing and 3-D
Kinematics, force-mass-acceleration relationships, work and energy, impulse and momentum, moments of inertia of mass. For students in the pre-engineering curriculum.