# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Engineering Practicum IV (8453/36 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Engineering Practicum IV (8453/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8453
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:Engineering Analysis and Applications II (8451/36 weeks) or Engineering Studies (8491/36 weeks) or Principles of Engineering (PLTW) (8441/36 weeks)

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.

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.