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Project Lead the Way: Pathway to Engineering

Program Description
This program prepares students for further education and careers in engineering and engineering technology.  In the final course, students complete an industry-mentored capstone project in Engineering Design and Development.  Students who qualify can earn transcripted credit at PLTW-affiliated colleges and universities nationwide, including the University of Maryland- Baltimore County. 

Available College Credits
University of Maryland- Baltimore County

Course Sequence
Introduction to Engineering Design (IED)
Principles of Engineering (POE)
Digital Electronics (DE)
Specialization Course (varies by school)
Engineering Design and Development (EDD)

Sample High School Schedule

   9th Grade  10th Grade  11th Grade  12th Grade
 1 IED



 2 Health/Fitness For Life Requirement Elective Specialized Course Elective
 3 Fine Arts Requirement Elective Financial Literacy Elective
 4 Science Requirement Science Requirement Science Requirement Elective
 5 History Requirement History Requirement History Requirement Elective
 6 English Requirement English Requirement English Requirement English Requirement
 7 Math Requirement Math Requirement Math Requirement Math Requirement

  *Note: The schedule above is a sample only. Students should always review course selections with school counselors and refer to the current Charles County Public Schools High School Program of Studies.*

High Schools that Offer the Program
La Plata High School
Lackey High School
McDonough High School
St. Charles High School
Thomas Stone High School
Westlake High School