PLTW Engineering Students Become Tomorrow's Problem-Solvers Today
From launching space explorations to delivering safe, clean water to communities, engineers find solutions to pressing problems and turn their ideas into reality. PLTW Engineering empowers students to step into the role of an engineer, adopt a problem-solving mindset, and make the leap from dreamers to doers. The program’ s courses engage students in compelling, real-world challenges that help them become better collaborators and thinkers. Students take from the courses in-demand knowledge and skills they will use in high school and for the rest of their lives, on any career path they take.
Courses Offered at WHS
Principles of Engineering - POE - (required 9th grade courses POP & POE)
Introduction to Engineering - IED - (elective 9th -12th)
Computer Integrated Manufacturing - CIM - (elective 10th-12th)
Civil Engineering & Architecture - CEA - (elective 10th-12th)
Engineering Development and Design - EDD - (elective 11th - 12th)
PLTW Engineering courses are part of the AP + PLTW engineering pathway.
College credits for foundation and specialized courses are offered by St. Cloud State University, The University of Minnesota, and Minnesota State University Mankato. College credits often are able to be transferred to or simply accepted by different postsecondary institutions.