PROGRAM OVERVIEW

PROGRAM TIME

  • Two years

  • 3.5 hours daily- from 7:30 am to 11:05 am

  • Two technical credits plus three academic credits per year

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION

  • Principles of electronics, robotics & programming

  • Design and manufacturing processes

  • Computer-aided design (CAD)

  • Lab testing procedures/standards

  • Polymers

  • Principles of Applied Physics

  • Academy mathematics level is based on previous courses:

  • Algebra II or Adv/Hon Alg. II

  • Pre-Calculus or Adv/Hon Pre-Calculus

  • Calculus or AP Calculus AB (second year 2 only)

  • College Prep English: research writing, literary analysis, technical writing

HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

  • College credits available - Students are eligible to earn 9 college credits through the University of Akron, Summit College.

  • Associate’s degree

  • Bachelor’s degree

PREREQUISITES

  • Algebra 1 and Geometry or Honors/Adv. Algebra 1 and Honors/Adv. Geometry

  • “B” or better in all math courses

  • Completion of one college prep credit in science and English

  • Recommended: Average G.P.A. of 2.75 for math, English, and science for three previous semesters

  • Average 95% attendance for three previous semesters

PROFESSIONAL PATHWAYS

  • Engineering: Aeronautical, biomedical, computer, electrical, environmental, chemical, civil, corrosion, mechanical, petroleum, and welding

  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

  • Polymer Science

  • Computer Programming

  • Environmental Science

  • Industrial Design

  • and so much more!