High School Students

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Be prepared for your engineering degree

The challenges facing our world will draw on many talents. Your ability to be successful starts with a balanced curriculum in high school.

Courses we require:

  • English/Language Arts: 4 years
  • Foreign Language: 2 years of the same language
  • Science: 3 years, including one year each of two of the following fields: biology, chemistry and physics
  • Social Studies: 2 years
  • Math: 3 years, including one year each of algebra, geometry and advanced algebra

Courses we recommend:

  • English/Language Arts: 4 years
  • Foreign Language: 2 years of the same language
  • Science: 4 years, including biology, chemistry, physics and a laboratory experience
  • Social Studies: 3 years
  • Math: 4 years, including trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus, or advanced math

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