Engineering Systems

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Course Description

Engineering Systems is a two-year (one credit per year) weighted +.5 each course.  The course is designed for students to investigate the high-demand career area of advanced manufacturing and engineering technology.  Students learn the different types of manufacturing, the value, and societal, economic, and environmental impacts of manufacturing. Students will also examine key aspects of green manufacturing and assess the product life cycle. More in-depth understanding of production processes will be explored.  Students will outline the product-development process, describe the engineering design process, use the engineering design process to plan production, and apply manufacturing systems to produce a prototype. 

Program Features

  • Each course is 1 credit +.5 weighted
  • Students explore a high-demand, high skill career
  • High-value, behind the scenes field trips
  • Qualified instructor (Professor at George Mason University)
  • Industry Certification

Certifications

  • Workplace Readiness for the Commonwealth
  • Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1)

Student Career Pathway Examples

The study of STEM Engineering with additional post-secondary study may lead to these careers:

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