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STEM-Science,Technology, Engineering, & Math Endorsement

Science, Technology,

Engineering, &

Mathematics (STEM)

Endorsement

 

To receive the STEM Endorsement, a student must

complete:

Physics

Chemistry

Algebra II and

One of the coherent sequences below:

 

Advanced Math – Option 1*

9th grade Geometry

10th grade Algebra II

11th grade Precalculus

12th grade AP Calculus or AP Statistics or Dual Enrollment

College Algebra/Finite Math

*Students must take Algebra I in 8th grade to complete this coherent

sequence.

 

Advanced Math – Option 2

9th grade Algebra I

10th grade Geometry

11th grade Algebra II

12th grade Algebra III and Precalculus

 

Advanced Science

9th grade Biology

10th grade Chemistry

11th grade Physics

12th grade 2 additional science classes

 

Engineering

9th Introduction to Engineering Design (PLTW) (1 credit) 

10th Principles of Engineering (PLTW) (1 credit)

11th Civil Engineering and Architecture (PLTW) (1 credit)

12th grade Engineering Design & Development (PLTW) (1 credit)