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Madison Metropolitan School District

Principles of Engineering (PLTW)


This course builds on the skills from Engineering Essentials (PLTW). Students will experience engineering and design technology and use various technological systems and manufacturing processes that demonstrate ways in which engineers and technicians use math, science, and technology to benefit people. This course will be a mix of hands-on and academic activities including computer-aided design projects, research activities, case studies, team product development, and discussions on the social and political consequences of technological change. (Dual/transcripted credit is offered)
This course will be transcripted as science credit.

  • Recommended Grades: 10-12
  • Course Number: TEC1020
  • Credits: 1 credit
  • Course Fees: $30 *
  • Sequence Map: Engineering (Project Lead the Way)
  • Note: Elective; Dual/transcripted credit is offered by Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) with transfer possibilities to other colleges and universities.; This course will be transcripted as science credit.

* Course fees are subject to change. You may be eligible for a fee waiver or reduction. The fee waiver request is included in the August online enrollment process under the socioeconomic status section. Your request will be reviewed by authorized school district personnel.