# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Aerospace Engineering (PLTW) (8428/36 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Aerospace Engineering (PLTW) (8428/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8428
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12
Prerequisites:Introduction to Engineering Design (PLTW) (8439/36 weeks)

In this specialized course for Project Lead the Way (PLTW), students are taught about aerodynamics, astronautics, space-life sciences, and systems engineering through hands-on engineering problems and projects.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
  • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
    • Transportation Operations
    • Transportation Systems/Infrastructure Planning, Management and Regulation

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.