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PLTW: Introduction to Engineering Design (IED)

Course Number: 80872
Subject: Manufacturing, Engineering & Techonology
Major/Program of Study: PLTW Engineering
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (CTE credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

This course emphasizes the development of a design. Students use 3-D computer software to produce, analyze, and evaluate models of project solutions. They study the design concepts of form and function, then use state-of-the-art technology to translate conceptual designs into reproducible products. Prerequisites and other notes: Students should be currently enrolled in or have completed Algebra I (303). Recommended for students in grades 9 or 10. May be used as Technology Education credit if student is a PLTW completer.