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Civil Engineering and Architecture (Project Lead the Way)

Students in Civil Engineering and Architecture learn important aspects of building and site design and development. The knowledge and skills acquired from the Project Lead the Way curriculum ensures that students can identify an issue, and then research, design, and test a solution. Students will ultimately present their solution to a professional panel.

Course Sequence:

Level I- Introduction to Engineering Design (1.0)

  • Students will utilize computer-aided design software, perform research and analysis, as they work in teams on problems with global and human impact.
  • Students will learn problem-solving skills using a design development process.

Level II- Honors Principles of Engineering (1.0)

  • Students will continue their exploration of design with a focus on using physical principles, beginning with simple machines and culminating with ballistics.

Level III- Honors Civil Engineering & Architecture (1.0)

  • This course focuses on the long-term development of property sites.
  • Students will learn about various aspects of civil engineering and architecture and apply their knowledge to the design and development of a property.

Level IV- Honors Engineering Design and Development (1.0)

  • Students will work in teams to participate in research projects.

Schools offering Civil Engineering and Architecture (Project Lead the Way)

Anacostia High School


Associated Industry Jobs/Careers:

  • Architects
  • Civil Engineers
  • Construction Managers
  • Construction and Building Inspectors
  • Drafters
  • Urban and Regional Planners

Associated College Majors:

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • City, Community, and Regional Planning
  • Drafting and Design Technology
  • Engineering Technology
  • Environmental Engineering

Associated Industry-Recognized Certifications:

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