PLTW Pre-Engineering

Course Description

This is a two year introductory academy that will emphasize academics and engineering principles. It will provide the student with a strong foundation to excel in a post-secondary engineering pathway. This high school career major will provide the first three courses the first year. The fourth course, a science course, may be taken through the partner high school or by E2020 at the Technology Center. The second year will offer the next three courses above respectively. The eighth course, a science course, may be taken through the partner high school or by E2020 at the Technology Center.

Course Sequence

YEAR 1

Introduction to Engineering Design

Year 1, 1st Semester, Technology Center
120 hours

Principles of Engineering
Year 1, 2nd Semester, Technology Center
120 hours

Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus, or Algebra II
Year 1, 1st & 2nd Semester, Technology Center
120 hours

Pre-AP Physics, or Year 1, 

  • AP Biology, or 
  • AP Chemistry, or
  • AP Environmental Science, or
  • AP Physics B, or
  • AP Physics C-Electricity & Magnetism, or
  • AP Physics C-Mechanics, or
  • Pre-AP Chemistry

Taken by E2020 at the Technology Center or taken at Partner School
If classes listed at left are not available, other college preparatory science classes may be substituted.
120 hours

YEAR 2

Digital Electronics
Year 2, 1st Semester, Technology Center
120 hours

Engineering Design and Development
Year 2, 2nd Semester, Technology Center
120 hours

AP Calculus AB, or Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus
Year 2, 1st & 2nd Semester, Technology Center
120 hours

  • AP Physics B, or 
  • AP Biology, or 
  • AP Chemistry, or
  • AP Environmental Science, or
  • AP Physics C-Electricity & Magnetism, or
  • AP Physics C-Mechanics, or
  • Pre-AP Chemistry, or
  • Pre-AP Physics

Year 2, Taken by E2020 at the Technology Center or taken at Partner School
If classes listed at left are not available, other college preparatory science classes may be substituted.
120 hours

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

State Program Code
SC0010008
Hours
960
Enroll Now