KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE - KIRKWOOD REGIONAL CENTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA Engineering Academy College Credit in High School Find your passion. Get a head start. Experience college with rock star teachers. Earn FREE college credit. Why Not?! Experience See where your inquisitive mind can take you. Investigate your interest of tinkering and learn to blend theory and real-life application in opportunities to change the world. Outcome Foundational skills through a project-based curriculum, problemsolve engineering challenges to give you a jump start into a demanding two-year and four-year engineering program. Career Focus Determine if engineering is the right career path for you. College Credits Earned: 14 The Engineering Academy provides students with foundational instruction for an Associates, Bachelors and/or Graduate degree in Engineering. Examples of college majors include, but are not limited to: Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Engineering Technology in a wide variety of disciplines. If you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university after attending Kirkwood Community College, specific transfer information can be found at www.kirkwood.edu/fouryeartransfer Iowa Average Salaries in Engineering Careers Agricultural Engineers: $37.80 hour/$78,620 Computer Hardware Engineers: $44.06 hour/$91,650 Environmental Engineers: $42.60 hour/$88,610 Mechanical Engineer Technician: $23.08 hour/$48,000 More info can be found at: www.bls.gov College Credit Courses Courses subject to change based on college curriculum. (Offered AM Only) FALL EGT-415 | Introduction to Macroeconomics | 3 College Credits Introduces principles of the economizing problem with emphasis on national income and employment analysis. Includes national income accounting, the business cycle, money and banking, fiscal and monetary theory, policy, and economic growth. MGT-112 | Business Innovation | 3 College Credits Applies creativity and innovation to manage projects in conjunction with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) mentors from local businesses. Provides an experiential learning environment designed to foster development of entrepreneurial leadership skills through strategic development and execution. EGR-XX2 | Engineering Seminar | 1 College Credit Furthers the understanding of the Engineering industry. Focuses on career development, career choices and academic planning. Presents skills and characteristics expected for professional preparation and employability. SPRING CBE:2030 | Engineer and Society (Iowa PSEO) | 3 College Credits History of energy development and use throughout the world; how energy has affected the development of human societies; societal impact of engineering advances; current state of energy consumption worldwide, including distribution of energy sources, global variations in consumption, advantages and disadvantages of current energy sources; role of fossil fuel consumption in global climate change, potential scenarios for the future of energy. EGR-167 | Engineering II | 4 College Credits Develops skills in solving engineering problems using the C-programming language. Programming and numerical techniques are directly applied to the engineering discipline. Internship (Optional- HS Credit Only) Need To Know Student should have successfully completed high school Pre-Calculus or higher to be enrolled in Engineering II. Successful completion of Pre-Calculus or qualifying ACT (25) Math or Compass (51-99) College Algebra score to be enrolled in Engineering II. How to Get Started Talk to your parents and your Guidance Counselor.