About the Program
In Aerospace Engineering, students explore how engineers design objects and solve problems related to aviation systems, defense systems, and space exploraton. Students also learn more about aerospace materials, rockets, space travel, orbital mechanics, and remotely operated systems like the Mars Rover.
Plano ISD partners with Project Lead The Way (PLTW) to prepare students to be leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).PLTW and Plano ISD encourages the development pf problem-solving skills, critical thinking, creative and innovative reasoning through an engaging, hands-on curriculum.
The Aerospace Engineering course is typically for high school juniors and seniors.
The prerequisites for this course are Algebra II or concurrent enrollment; Physics or concurrent enrollment; Introduction to Engineering Design (IED) or PLTW Engineering Science (POE). It is recommended that students also take Engineering Science before this course.
- High School / College Credit
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