ENGINEERING ACADEMY

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Program Requirements

GRADE LEVEL: 10, 11, 12

SCHOOL: Kent and Stow-Munroe Falls High School

PROGRAM LENGTH: Two Years

CREDIT AT KENT:

Level I – CP English (1cr); Math (1cr: Algebra II or Advanced Algebra II, Pre- Calculus or Advanced Pre-Calculus); Advanced Physics I; Engineering IA (1cr) and IB (1cr)

Level II – CP English (1cr); Math (1cr:-Pre- Calculus or Advanced Pre-Calculus; Calculus or A.P. Calculus AB); Advanced Physics I (1cr); Engineering IIA (1cr) and IIB (1cr)

Program Description

This two-year College Tech Prep Academy combines academically competitive, college prep courses with hands-on technical studies. Students rotate through four technology areas-computer-aided design, (CAD), electronics, robotics & programming, manufacturing processes and polymers. ¾ of the program is at Theodore Roosevelt High school and ¼ of the program is at Stow-Munroe High School.

College prep courses in English, Algebra II or Honors/Adv. Algebra II, Pre-Calculus or Honors/Adv. Pre-Calculus, Calculus, AP Calculus, and Adv. Physics I and II are linked with the technology curriculum. University partners include Cleveland State University and The University of Akron.

Various instructional approaches are used, including team teaching, work teams, self-directed studies, and project-based learning. Benefits of this program include: exposure to key elements of various aspects of engineering; practical content for future college engineering courses; work with experienced engineers; and extra-curricular opportunities with regional competitions.

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