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Aerospace Engineering (Project Lead the Way)

The Aerospace Engineering CTE program prepares students for a career in the engineering profession. The course sequence uses the Project Lead the Way curriculum to expose, prepare, and engage students on fundamental engineering principles and specific aerospace engineering topics.

Course Sequence:

Level I-Introduction to Engineering Design (1.0)

  • Introduction to Engineering Design is the first course in the Engineering pathway. The “Project Lead the Way” curriculum is used to focus on design techniques.
  • Students will learn problem-solving skills using a design development process.

Level II- Honors Principles of Engineering (1.0)

  • Honors Principles of Engineering is the second course in the Engineering pathway. The course uses the “Project Lead the Way” curriculum.
  • Students will continue their exploration of design with an emphasis on physical principles. The course will introduce students to concepts on simple machines and culminating with ballistics.

Level III- Honors Aerospace Engineering (1.0)

  • Honors Aerospace Engineering is one of six courses students can choose to complete the Engineering pathway. Of the six courses, students must take three core engineering courses (level, 1 ,2,& 4) and an optional third to complete the pathway.
  • In line with the Engineering pathway, the “Project Lead the Way” curriculum is used throughout the course. Through software simulations and hands-on experiences, students will explore fundamentals of flight in air and space.

Level IV- Honors Engineering Design and Development (1.0)

  • Honors Engineering Design and Development is the fourth core course in the Engineering pathway.
  • This course uses the “Project Lead the Way” curriculum to expose students to research techniques.

Schools offering Aerospace Engineering (Project Lead the Way)

Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus


Associated Industry Jobs/Careers:

  • Aerospace Engineers
  • Air Traffic Controllers
  • Aircraft Pilots
  • Aircraft and Avionics Technicians
  • Meteorologists
  • Physicists and Astronomers

Associated College Majors:

  • Astronomy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Physics

Associated Industry-Recognized Certifications:

  • Autodesk Certified Professional (ACP) in AutoCAD
  • Autodesk Certified User (ACU) in AutoCAD