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Engineering Overview - Melissa CTE
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Career & Technical Education

www.melissaisd.org/cte

Endorsement Area:

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) OR Business & Industry

Career Cluster:

STEM

Career Pathway:

Engineering

Courses Available at Middle School for High School Credit

  • Principles of Applied Engineering (1 credit)

High School Courses

Concentrator Courses

Completer Courses

In order to be a concentrator, the student must complete at least two (2) credits in the same Program of Study (POS).

A completer must have at least three (3) courses for four (4) or more credits, with at least one (1) advanced course in the same Program of Study (POS), in order to earn an endorsement.

  1. Principles of Applied Engineering  (1 credit)
  2. Manufacturing Engineering Technology (1 credit)
  3. Engineering Design & Presentation (1 credit; UT dual credit available)
  1. Engineering Design & Problem Solving (1 credit; adv. course)

Sample Career Occupations

Occupation

Median Wage

Annual Openings

% Growth

Industrial Engineers

$97,074

1,263

10%

Mechanical Engineers

$91,107

1,535

11%

Electrical Engineers

$98,405

1,137

10%

Learn More: Approved CTE Programs of Study (Texas Education Agency)

Industry-Based Certification Opportunities

Autodesk Certified User - Inventor

January 7, 2021