Engineering

 

At Wheeling High School, students can take part in Engineering courses including Project Lead the Way (PLTW), FIRST Robotics, and CAD Courses.  These courses will prepare students for college, and students in PLTW courses can earn college credit from several universities.

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Job Statistics: The U.S. Bureau of Labor projects 11% growth between 2008 and 2018. In 2008, Engineers filled 1.6 millions jobs.

Career Pathway Plan of Study


9th Grade Courses

  • English/Language Arts: Written and Oral Communication
  • Math: Algebra, Advanced Algebra, Honors Advanced Algebra
  • Science: Biology
  • Social Studies/Sciences: Human Geography
  • Other required courses and recommended electives: PE, Information Processing, World Language/Fine Arts
  • Career and Tech Ed courses: Project Lead the Way 06881/06882 Introduction to Engineering Design, 06801/06802 Robotics 1, Drafting/CAD 1

10th Grade Courses

  • English/Language Arts: World Literature and Composition
  • Math: Geometry/Advanced Algebra, Geometry, Honors Geometry
  • Science: Chemistry
  • Social Studies/Sciences: World History
  • Other required courses and recommended electives: PE/Health/Drivers Ed, World Language/Fine Arts, Electives for Career
  • Career and Tech Ed courses: Project Lead the Way 06891/06892 Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 06901/06902 Civil Engineering and Architecture, 06911/06912 Digital Electronics, 06941/06942 Aerospace Engineering, Robotics 2

11th Grade Courses

  • English/Language Arts: American Literature and Composition
  • Math: Advanced Algebra, Pre-calculus
  • Science: Physics
  • Social Studies/Sciences: U.S. History
  • Other required courses and recommended electives: PE, World Language/Fine Arts, Electives for Career
  • Career and Tech Ed courses: Project Lead the Way 06891/06892 Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 06901/06902 Civil Engineering and Architecture, 06911/06912 Digital Electronics, 06941/06942 Aerospace Engineering, Robotics 3

12th Grade Courses

  • English/Language Arts: AP English
  • Math: Functions/Trigonometry, Pre-calculus, AP Calculus
  • Science: AP Physics
  • Social Studies/Sciences: AP Psychology
  • Other required courses and recommended electives: PE, World Language/Fine Arts, Electives for Career
  • Career and Tech Ed courses: Project Lead the Way 06921/06922 Principles of Engineering, 06931/06932 Engineering Design and Development, 06841/06842 Robotics 4