Course title

PLTW Introduction to Engineering



Course description

PLTW Intro to Engineering Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . H8110 Grade level 9. Two semesters Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment or completion of Algebra 1 Academic credit: .5 Physical Science per semester Introduction to Engineering Design (IED) is a course that is appropriate for students who are interested in design and engineering or other STEM careers. The major focus of the IED course is to expose students to a design process, professional communication and collaboration methods, design ethics, and technical documentation. IED gives students the opportunity to develop skills in research and analysis, teamwork, technical writing, engineering graphics, and problem solving through activity-, project-, and problem-based (APPB) learning. Students will use industry standard 3D solid modeling software to facilitate the design and documentation of their solutions to design problems and challenges.

School country

United States

School state


School city


High school

South Anchorage High School

School / district Address

13400 Elmore Road

School zip code


Requested competency code

Lab Science

Date submitted



Deferred date

Deferred Reason

In order to be reviewed as a laboratory science, we will need a list of laboratory experiments completed for this course and number of hours students spend doing laboratory assignments each week.

Expected grade level


Online / Virtual