Courses

Courses Offered:

Intro to Design (ID):
        • Description: Use 3D computer modeling software to solve design problems
         Grades: 9
         Project Lead The Way (PLTW): YES
         Prerequisites: none
         Other: 3 units community college credit

Principles of Engineering (POE):
         Description: Introduction to various technology systems and manufacturing processes
         Grades: 10
         PLTW: YES
         Prerequisites: none
         Other: 1 unit community college credit

AP Computer Science Principles (APCSP):
         Description: Introduction to computer software and programming
         Grades: 10, 11, 12
         Project Lead The Way (PLTW): Yes
         Prerequisites: Math - must have passed Integrated 1
         Other: Weighted grade point and preparation for AP Test

Civil Engineering & Architecture (CEA):
         Description: Use civil engineering and architecture to plan projects, sites and design buildings
         Grades: 11, 12
         Project Lead The Way (PLTW): YES
         Prerequisites: none
         Other: 2 units community college credit

Digital Electronics (DE):
         Description: Introduction to electronics, breadboarding, and design logic using circuit simulators
         Grades: 11, 12
         Project Lead The Way (PLTW): YES
         Prerequisites: none

Engineering Design & Development (EDD):
         Description: Research, design, and construct solutions to open-ended engineering problems
         Grades: 11, 12
         Project Lead The Way (PLTW): YES
         Prerequisites: Must have passed Intro to Design

Advanced Placement Computer Science A (APCSA):
         Description: Introduction to computer programming using the Java programming language
        Grades: 11, 12
        Project Lead The Way (PLTW): YES (begins 2017-2018)
        Prerequisites: Math: must have passed Integrated 2
         Other: Weighted grade point and preparation for AP Test



Typical Academy Student Schedule:
  • 9th Grade
    • Intro to Design
    • Geometry
    • Physics or Advanced Physics
    • English 1-2 or Advanced English 1-2

  • 10th Grade
    • Principles of Engineering
    • Intermediate Algebra
    • World History
    • English 3-4 or Advanced English 3-4

  • 11th Grade
    • One Capstone Course (see above)
    • American Literature with Technical Writing
    • US History
    • Precalculus

  • 12th Grade
    • One Capstone Course (see above)
    • AP Calculus
    • AP Physics
Other related courses
  • Physics / Advanced Physics
  • Biology / Advanced Biology / AP Biology
  • Chemistry / Honors Chemistry / AP Chemistry
  • AP Environmental Science