Ep01: Pre-Engineering Programs with Dr. Chad Davies

Dr Chad Davis

In this episode, I chatted with Dr. Chad Davies who teaches Physics for students in the pre-engineering program at Gordon State College – located in Barnesville, GA. Dr. Davies also runs his own podcast called The Scientific Odyssey!

Listen in to discover how pre-engineering programs are structured and what they can offer prospective students. If you’re thinking about going down an engineering path, this episode will help you decide if it would be the right choice.

What You’ll Learn in This Episode:

  • How pre-engineering programs prepare you to be an engineering major.
  • How foundational courses like physics will inform the rest of your engineering studies.
  • What careers pre-engineering students end up in when entering the professional world.
  • What skills students need to succeed in STEM fields.
  • How scientific concepts have real-world application.
  • Dr. Davies book recommendations for those interested in STEM fields.

Gordon State College At a Glance

Gordon State College Banner Logo

Gordon State College is a state college in the University System of Georgia, and offers a wide variety of associate- and bachelor-level degree programs for prospective students. They strive to provide affordable access to high-quality, post-secondary education. Students can receive more supportive and individualized attention due to the smaller class sizes. With state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories, the faculty at Gordon State College aims to help students develop their creativity, critical thinking, innovation, and problem solving skills.

  • Year Established: 1852
  • Student Population: ~5,000
  • Location: Barnesville, GA
  • Mascot: Highlanders

Associate of Science in Engineering from Gordon State College

The Associate of Science in Engineering degree program at Gordon State College is designed to prepare students to transfer to a four-year college/university to earn their B.S. in Engineering, or for entry-level, paraprofessional work. Students in this program will take classes in calculus, physics, and engineering.

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