Pre-Engineering – Project Lead the Way
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) offers a dynamic high school program that provides students with real-world learning and hands-on experience. Students interested in engineering, biomechanics, aeronautics, and other applied math and science arenas will discover PLTW is an exciting portal into these industries.
The structured yet flexible high school program offers students in-depth, hands-on knowledge of engineering and technology-based careers. The three-tiered approach to learning flows from foundation courses to specialization courses to a capstone course.
Pathway to Engineering's three tiers:
- Introduction to Engineering Design
- Principles of Engineering
- Digital Electronics
- Aerospace Engineering
- Biotechnical Engineering
- Civil Engineering and Architecture
- Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Engineering Design and Development
This curriculum prepares students for demanding two- and four-year colleges.
College Credit for High School Students
College credit is available for seven of the eight high school courses, the exception being Engineering Design and Development. Students and schools must meet certain qualifications to be awarded college credit.