Principles of Engineering (PLTW) – Grades 10-11

Course ID

Grade Level(s)
10, 11

Additional Course Options
Industry Credential Available

Subject Area
Career & Technical Education

Materials Fee


Principles of Engineering introduces the career field in terms of the kinds of problems it solves.Students are presented with problems in design of products.They learn modeling, testing and evaluation, and presentation skills.Topics include engineering systems, thermodynamics, fluid systems, electrical systems, and control systems.In statics and material strength, they learn about forces, static equilibrium, vectors, moments, and reaction forces.Statistical process control and non-destructive and destructive testing are employed.It is strongly recommended that students shall have successfully completed Algebra I prior to enrollment.There is a fee associated with this course.


Credit Information

  • 1 Career & Technical Education Credit(s)