# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Introduction to Engineering Design (PLTW) (8439/36 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Introduction to Engineering Design (PLTW) (8439/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8439
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–10

In this foundation course in Project Lead the Way (PLTW), students use 3-D computer modeling software as they learn the engineering-design process and solve design problems for which they develop, analyze, and create product models.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.