Pre-Engineering Academy

This two-year academy provides a unique learning environment to high school students interested in pursuing a career in engineering. Students will learn how engineers apply math, science and technology to solve problems.

Students in the Pre-Engineering pathway will study pre-engineering through Project-Lead-the-Way curriculum that introduces them to concepts and principles of engineering with a strong emphasis on the development of problem solving skills.  The students will learn how engineers apply math, science, and technology to solve problems.  The curriculum has been developed with the goal of preparing students to successfully advance to the college level.  Students will take five Project-Lead-the-Way courses and three advanced science and math courses as listed in the curriculum below.

Applicant Qualifications

  • Must apply during sophomore year
  • Minimum 2.50 GPA (cumulative, non-weighted)
  • Completed Algebra II or be co-enrolled Junior year.
  • Candidates must have taken the Academy Application Assessment (available at RRTC) or have national ACT® test scores (valid if taken during sophomore year) prior to the application deadline.

2021-2022  Pre-Engineering Academy Applications

Application Information

Counselor Recommendation

Teacher Recommendation

High School Student Enrollment Form

→ If taking the Academy Application Assessment at Red River Technology Center, please consult the testing calendar and schedule a testing time by calling (580)255-2903, ext. 230.
For more information about the academy, please refer to Student Application Information page.

Instructors

Instructor – Gretchen Taylor
gtaylor@rrtc.edu
580-255-2903, ext. 257

Instructor – Randy Smith
rsmith@rrtc.edu
580-255-2903, ext. 253

Course Schedule

Pre-Engineering Academy Courses
Students will study the following subjects over the course of the two-year program:

Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus
Chemistry OR College Algebra
Engineering Design and Development (PLTW)
Introduction to Engineering Design (PLTW) OR Aerospace (PLTW)
Physics
Principles of Engineering (PLTW)
Robotics Engineering
Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus

 

Click here to view the Pre-Engineering Academy brochure