• Course Name

    PLTW - Introduction to Engineering Design


    Bella Vista High School

    Meeting Days & Times

    5 days a week, regular schedule, period dependent upon school year

    Length of Course

    36 Weeks, offered in Fall term

    What you will learn

    • Design process
    • Technical Sketching and Drawing
    • Measurement
    • Statistics
    • Modeling in Engineering - emphasis with Autodesk Inventor

    This is the first class in a new 4 year program with new classes rolling out each year, the 4th rolling out in the 2019-20 school year.

    Recommended Classes and Prerequisites

    No prerequisites. Recommend strong independent work ethic.

    Job Site Placement (Internship)


    Teacher Contact Information

    Jeff Macklem    jeff.macklem@sanjuan.edu

  • Age restrictions?

    16 years or older

    Transportation required?


    Dress code requirements?

    Yes - School dress code

    Background check required?


    Proof of Immunization required?

     Yes - San Juan Unified Scool District Requirements

    High school credits earned?

    5 Credits 

    UC a-g approved?


    Articulation available?



Last Modified on May 1, 2017