COURSE CODE: 8449

Engineering Computer Science

SCED Code: 10019
Suggested Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: TSA

Through an engineering lens, Engineering Computer Science offers students the opportunity to explore the seven big ideas of computer science (creativity, abstraction, data, algorithms, programming, internet, and impact); apply mathematical and scientific principles to solve problems through programming, and learn and apply the foundations of computer science to address real-world problems. 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.

The course is based on concepts outlined by the College Board and prepares students to take the Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles Examination.

Notes

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Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Industry Credentials (Only apply to 36-week courses)

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Engineering and Technology
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Power Systems Engineer

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