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, 24 point minimum for Transcript
COURSEPOINTS AVAILABLE
Project Lead the Way
PLTW Introduction to Engineering Design5 (4 for taking the course and 1 for scoring 6 or above on the end of course assessment)
PLTW Principles of Engineering5 (4 for taking the course and 1 for scoring 6 or above on the end of course assessment)
PLTW Civil Engineering and Architecture5 (4 for taking the course and 1 for scoring 6 or above on the end of course assessment)
PLTW Digital Electonics5 (4 for taking the course and 1 for scoring 6 or above on the end of course assessment)
PLTW Aerospace Engineering5 (4 for taking the course and 1 for scoring 6 or above on the end of course assessment)
PLTW Engineering Design and Development6(No end of course assessment offered)
Computer Science
3D Animation and Game Design2
Computer Programming2
AP Computer Science Principles4
AP Computer Science A4
Advanced Computer Topics5
Fine Arts
Art and Design for Engineers2
3D Design II2
Industrial Technology
Advanced CAD4
Drafting Design Studio5
Geometry In Construction4
Small Engines2 (Will expire in 2021)
Auto Theory2
Math (Max of 7 points from Math courses)
4th Year of Math3
AP Calculus AB or AP Calculus BC3
Multi variable Calculus and Linear Algebra4
AP Statistics3
Science
Electronics3
AP Physics 1 or AP Physics 24
AP Physics C4
AP Environmental Science4
AP Biology OR Dual Credit Biology4
AP Chemistry4
English
English IV: Communication and Literature for Engineers2
MCC
MCC Robotics4

Extra Curricular Activities Points List

Notes:

  • 9 point minimum for Certificate, 10 point minimum for Transcript
ACTIVITYPOINTS AVAILABLE
Engineering Related Job Shadow1 Point each (Minimum of 2 outside of HHS REQUIRED!)
Science Olympiad (Engineering Events Only – Full Season)4 Points per year
Robotics Club  – Full Season4 Point per year
Math Team – Full Season4 Points per year
Computer Club2 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 Target3 Points
GEMS (Girls in Engineering Math and Science)1 Point
STEM Scholars Program (Rep. Randy Hultgren)2 Points
Saturday Morning Physics2 Points
MCC Sophomore Career Day (STEM Sessions)1 Point

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