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Project Lead the Way alumni from the Anchorage School District can enter the UAA College of Engineering with up to 7 credits!

UAA’s College of Engineering is proud to partner with nationally recognized STEM program,  Project Lead the Way (PLTW) and the Anchorage School District.  In recognition of the rigor and content taught through PLTW’s K-12 Engineering curriculum, UAA’s College of Engineering now offers incoming students an opportunity to achieve college credit for taking PLTW courses along with prescribed math courses in high school.  Required courses/credit options appear in the table below.  

Use the table below to learn about the courses incoming students may earn non-traditional credit for:

UAA Course   PLTW Course   High School Math Course

*ENGR 105 A & B: 
Computer Aided Design I &
Computer Aided Design II
(2 Credits)

=

Choose 2 of these 3 PLTW Courses:

  • Introduction to Engineering Design
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Civil Engineering & Architecture
+ Algebra II

ENGR 151: 
Introduction to Engineering
(1 Credit)

= Principals of Engineering Pre-Calculus

**ENGR 161: 
Engineering Practices II
(3 Credits)

=

Choose 3 of these 4 PLTW Courses:

  • Principals of Engineering
  • Digital Electronics
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Civil Engineering & Architecture
+ Pre-Calculus

*ES 103: 
Engineering Graphics
(3 Credits)

=

Choose 2 of these 3 PLTW Courses:

  • Introduction to Engineering Design
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Civil Engineering & Architecture
+ Algebra II

*Students may choose either ES 103 (3 Credits) or ENGR 105 A & B (2 Credits) depending on their program of study and the recommendation of their College of Engineering Academic Advisor.

**Due to UAA Curriculum changes, ENGR 161 credit is only available through Fall 2018

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