Engineering Practicum IV (21047)

Engineering Practicum IV (21047)

Copyright 2015

Virginia Assignment Code: 8453

Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12

Duration: 36 weeks

Prerequisites: 8451 or 8491 or 8441


Course Description:

This course will enable students to examine technology and engineering fundamentals related to solving real-world problems. Students examine ethics and intellectual property and design a practicum project, a culmination of knowledge and skill gained in the previous engineering courses. In addition, students continue to investigate a variety of engineering specialty fields and related careers to determine whether they are good candidates for postsecondary educational opportunities in engineering. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

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