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Principles of Engineering (Engineering Design Pathway)

Explore careers in the field of engineering technology.

Principles of Engineering (POE)—Explore careers in the field of engineering/engineering technology. Experimenting with various technology systems and manufacturing processes helps students learn how engineers and technicians use math, science, and technology in an engineering problem- solving process to benefit people.  POE also includes concerns about social and political consequences of technological change, and meets the UC elective (“g”) requirement for admission.

In Principles of Engineering, students explore the wide variety of careers in engineering and technology and cover various technology systems and manufacturing processes.  Using activities, projects, and problems, students learn firsthand how engineers and technicians use math, science and technology in an engineering problem-solving process to benefit people.  The course also addresses concerns about social and political consequences of technological changes.

Details

  • Industry Sector: Engineering and Architecture
  • Grade Level: 10-12
  • Prerequisite: Algebra, Introduction to Engineering Design
  • Class Hours: 180
  • Work-Based Learning Hours (WBL): Eligible
  • Level: Concentrator
  • Articulation Agreement Details: Westcliff University
  • Meets UC/CSU A-G Requirement: G - General Elective (1 year required)
  • Certifications: None
  • Class Location(s): Anaheim HS, Oxford Academy, Sunny Hills HS
  • Notes:

    Refer to O*NET Online (www.onetonline.org) for a summary report of the detailed job description for this career.

    This course integrates the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards, which are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Instruction reinforces core skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics. Course instruction emphasizes career ready behaviors in communication, ethics, interpersonal/team skills, critical thinking and problem solving, safety, technology, and employability skills.

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