Students learn the fundamentals of building design, site design, and development. They apply math, science, and standard engineering practices to design both residential and commercial projects and document their work using 3D architectural design software. You can change the world, one project at a time. The reflective project is intended to promote high-level research, writing and extended communication skills, intellectual discovery and creativity.
Marketing & Finance
This project-based business course develops student understanding and skills in such areas as channel management, marketing-information management, market planning, and etc in addition to emphasizing accounting, cash flow, and finance with an emphasis on-decision-making. Current technology will be used to acquire information and to complete the projects. Throughout the course, students are presented problem-solving situations for which they must apply academic and critical-thinking skills. Formal reflection is an on-going component of the course.
Enviro Sustainability (11th Grade)
Environmental Sustainability (ES) is a high school-level specialization course in PLTW Engineering. In ES, students investigate and design solutions to solve real-world challenges related to clean drinking water, a stable food supply, and renewable energy. Students are introduced to environmental issues and use the engineering design process to research and design potential solutions. Utilizing the activity-, project-, problem-based (APB) teaching and learning pedagogy, students transition from completing structured activities to solving open-ended projects and problems that require them to develop planning, documentation, communication, and other professional skills.