Skip to main content

Engineering Foundations Pathway

Engineering student posing in an engineering lab classroom

Engineering Foundations Pathway

The Engineering Foundations Pathway focuses on the design, development, and use of engines, machines, and structures. CTE learners will learn how to apply science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to the innovation, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of different manufacturing systems.

What You Can Learn:

  • Engineering design process

  • Principles of engineering

  • Design and test solutions 

What You Can Gain:

  • Autodesk Certified User (ACU) - Inventor

  • Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA)

What You Can Become:
(with additional education and training)

  • Aerospace Engineer

  • Industrial Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineer

  • Chemical Engineer

What You Can Take: 

  • Engineering Essentials (PLTW)

  • Introduction to Engineering Design (PLTW)

  • Engineering Science

  • Aerospace Engineering (PLTW)

  • Civil Engineering & Architecture (PLTW)

  • Engineering Design and Development (PLTW)

  • Practicum in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

View the Engineering Foundations Program of Study Guide (PDF opens in a new window).

AmTech Facebook