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Academy of Pre-Civil Engineering and Architecture PLTW

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The PLTW Pre-Civil Engineering and Architecture Program is a rigorous sequence of four courses which follow the PLTW program’s proven hands-on, real-world problem-solving approach to learning. Each PLTW Engineering course engages students in interdisciplinary activities like working with a client to design a home, programming electronic devices or robotic arms, or designing a self-powered car. These activities not only build knowledge and skills in engineering, but also empower students to develop essential skills such as problem solving, critical and creative thinking, communication, collaboration, and perseverance. Classes include Introduction to Engineering Design, Principles of Engineering, Digital Electronics, Civil Engineering and Architecture and Engineering Design and Development. Internships are available during the senior year.

After successful completion of the four courses, students have the opportunity to earn articulated college credits from PLTW affiliate universities in the country. The program also has an articulation agreement with Hagerstown Community College.

Unlimited job possibilities after college such as:

Civil Engineer Architect
CAD Designer Architectural Engineer
Project Architect Structural Engineer
Construction Manager Landscape Architect
Land Surveyor Engineering Technician 
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