Project Lead The Way® (PLTW) is a not-for-profit organization that promotes pre-engineering courses for middle and high school students. PLTW forms partnerships with public schools, higher education institutions and the private sector to increase the quantity and quality of engineers and engineering technologists graduating from our educational system.
UCM offers college credit for qualified high school Project Lead the Way® courses. Upon completion of the course(s) students can apply the credits toward their degree programs.
Commonly Asked Questions
PLTW programs currently available at UCM:
Introduction to Engineering Design - CTE 1300 (3 credit hrs)
Principles of Engineering - ENGT 1000 (3 credit hrs)
Digital Principles and Applications - ENGT 1050 (3 credit hrs)
Human Body System + Medical Interventions - BIOL 1510 (4 credit hrs)
Principles of Biomedical Science + Human Body System - BIOL 2010 (3 credit hrs)
Requirements to qualify for college credit:
EOC testing was canceled for 2020 due to COVID-19. Below are UCM's adjusted requirements for awarding credit in 2020-2021.
Follow these steps:
You can apply for PLTW credit once the course is over during your time in high school. The credit opportunity expires one year after high school graduation.
If applying after graduation, the high school you graduated from must provide the necessary paperwork and documents to UCM to be eligible for the credits.
|Michael Elliott, PLTW ENGT Program Coordinator|
|Scott Lankford, PLTW BIOM Program Coordinator|
|Warrensburg, MO 64093|