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1 Engineering & Technology Magnet Program 2010-2011


3 Engineering and Technology Magnet Program Mission Unique program that combines academic coursework, research experience, and a challenging environment to prepare students for related careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

4  Maintain a 2.0 grade point average  Have a 2.5 grade point average to get the magnet seal  Take a math, science, and technology course each year  Complete 200 hours of community service  Complete a career strand of magnet courses  Complete an internship (15 hours)  Follow all the rules in the Rights and Responsibilities Handbook

5  Engineering  Architecture/Engineering Design  Computer Science  Electronics  Computer Networking  Geospatial Information Systems  Modeling/Simulation and Gaming – New proposed courses

6 New Program at Heritage Focus on Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Technology Meet the expected job growth in Hampton Roads Special courses and business partners like Alcoa Howmet, Northrop Grumman, NASA, and Canon


8 BENEFITS OF MAGNET PROGRAM! Opportunities to earn industry certifications Dual enrollment opportunities Enhance your resume (Community Service, Advanced/Specialty Courses) Internship opportunities Admission and scholarship agreements with colleges and universities Receive magnet seal diploma seal

9 Electronics I and II Engineering Drawing Computer Systems II Information Technology Fundamentals Geospatial I and II

10 Calendar of Events  November  College Night  December  Guest Speakers  January  Super Saturday  Middle School Recruitment  February  Engineers Week (NASA field trip; ODU Competition)  March  The Great Computer Challenge  April  Guest Speakers  May  Honors Banquet  Senior Seminar Presentations  June  Magnet Medallions Ceremony

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