Points Checklist

Below are the points for each course in the Engineering Academy.  For a downloadable version, please use the links below and make a copy to track  your personal coursework.

Academic Points List

Notes:

  • IED and POE are required courses
  • 16 point minimum for Certificate, 20 point minimum for Transcript
COURSE POINTS AVAILABLE
Project Lead the Way
PLTW Introduction to Engineering Design 5 (4 for taking the course and 1 for scoring 6 or above on the end of course assessment)
PLTW Principles of Engineering 5 (4 for taking the course and 1 for scoring 6 or above on the end of course assessment)
PLTW Civil Engineering and Architecture 5 (4 for taking the course and 1 for scoring 6 or above on the end of course assessment)
PLTW Digital Electonics 5 (4 for taking the course and 1 for scoring 6 or above on the end of course assessment)
PLTW Aerospace Engineering 5 (4 for taking the course and 1 for scoring 6 or above on the end of course assessment)
PLTW Engineering Design and Development 6(No end of course assessment offered)
Computer Science
3D Animation and Game Design 2
Computer Programming 2
AP Computer Science Principles 4
AP Computer Science A 4
Advanced Computer Topics 5
Networking 4
Fine Arts
Art and Design for Engineers 2
3D Design II 2
Industrial Technology
Advanced CAD 4
Drafting Design Studio 5
Geometry In Construction 4
Small Engines 2 (Will expire in 2021)
Auto Theory 2
Drones & Robotics 4
Math (Max of 7 points from Math courses)
4th Year of Math 3
AP Calculus AB or AP Calculus BC 3
Multi variable Calculus and Linear Algebra 4
AP Statistics 3
Science
Electronics 3
AP Physics 1 or AP Physics 2 4
AP Physics C 4
AP Environmental Science 4
AP Biology OR Dual Credit Biology 4
AP Chemistry 4
English
English IV: Communication and Literature for Engineers 2
MCC
MCC Robotics 4

Extra Curricular Activities Points List

Notes:

  • 7 point minimum for Certificate, 8 point minimum for Transcript
ACTIVITY POINTS AVAILABLE
Engineering Related Job Shadow 1 Point each (Minimum of 2 outside of HHS REQUIRED!)
Science Olympiad (Engineering Events Only – Full Season) 4 Points per year
Robotics Club  – Full Season 4 Point per year
Math Team – Full Season 4 Points per year
Computer Club 2 Points per year
Engineering Based Competitions (ex. ISU Tech Day, IDEA, WYSE, etc.) 1 Point per competition
STEM Related Summer Camps (Week Long) 2 Points
Engineering Related Volunteer Hours (or extended job shadow time) 1 Point per 5 hours
Internship (Approval Required) Ex: Ace Mentorship Program, Fermilab Target 3 Points
GEMS (Girls in Engineering Math and Science) 1 Point
STEM Scholars Program (Rep. Randy Hultgren) 2 Points
Saturday Morning Physics 2 Points
MCC Sophomore Career Day (STEM Sessions) 1 Point

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