James Whitcomb Riley High School

PLTW Engineering Magnet Plan of Study

Grade 9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

(7 total courses)

  • English 9 (Regular, Honors, Advanced)
  • Algebra II (Regular, Honors)
  • Biology I
  • Geography or World History (Regular, AP)
  • Health/College & Careers
  • World Language or Fine Arts Elective or Other Elective

(7 total courses)

  • English 10 (Regular, Honors, Advanced)
  • Geometry (Regular, Honors, Honors Adv.)
  • Chemistry (Regular, Honors, AP)
  • Physical Education
  • World Language or Fine Arts Elective or Other Elective

(7 total courses)

  • English 11 (Regular, Honors, Advanced, AP)
  • Pre-Calculus (Regular, Honors, Advanced)
  • Physics (Regular, AP)
  • U.S History (Regular, AP)
  • World Language or Other Elective

(7 total courses)

  • English 12 (Regular, Honors, Advanced, AP)
  • Calculus (AP)
  • Government / Economics
  • World Language or Other Elective

Magnet Course (Dual Credit):

Introduction to Engineering Design

Magnet Course (Dual Credit):

  • Principles of Engineering
  • Computer Science I (Optional)

Magnet Course (Dual Credit):

(Multiple Magnet Courses May be Chosen)

  • Digital Electronics or
  • Civil Engineering & Architecture or
  • Biotechnical Engineering or
  • Computer Science I or
  • Computer Science II

Magnet Course (Dual Credit):

(Multiple Magnet Courses May be Chosen)

  • Engineering Design & Development AND
  • Additional course option from Junior Course options.  or
  • Computer Science II

Recommended Technical Electives

Alternative Math Sequence

Academic Honors Requirements

Technical Honors Requirements

  • Introduction to Construction
  • Computers in Design and Production
  • Science Research

Grade 9: Algebra I

  (Regular, Honors, Honors Adv.)

Grade 10: Geometry

  (Regular, Honors, Honors Adv.)

Grade 11: Algebra II(Regular, Honors)

Grade 12: Pre-Calculus

  (Regular, Honors, Advanced)

  • 6 credits World Language
  • 8 credits Mathematics
  • 2 credits Fine Arts
  • “C” or better in courses
  • GPA of “B” or better
  • 6 dual credits or 4 credits in AP
  • Industry Recognized Certification (Autodesk Inventor)
  • 6 dual credits
  • “C” or better in courses
  • GPA of “B” or better

Advanced Placement Courses:  Physics B, Chemistry, US History, English, Calculus, Biology II, World History, Statistics, *Computer Science A, *Computer Science Principles, Environmental Science, Economics, Government  *by exam