PLTW Undergraduate and Graduate Credit

Missouri S&T is proud to be the training partner in Kansas City, one of only 17 PLTW hubs across the U.S. We offer both undergraduate and graduate credit for Project Lead The Way courses.

Engineering Programs

Requirements to qualify for college credit

The requirements for receiving  MECH ENG 1720, a freshman class required of all Missouri S&T engineering majors, are the following: 

  • 1. Complete any two PLTW-Engineering courses from the following:  
    • Intro to Engineering Design (IED)
    • Principles of Engineering (POE)
    • Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM)
    • Civil Engineering/Architecture (CEA)
    • Digital Electronics (DE)
    • Engineering Essentials (EES)
    • Aerospace Engineering (AE)
    • Engineering Desing & Development (EDD)
  • 2. Earn a (B) average (80%+) in each course
  • 3. Have one of the following scores for each PLTW class: 

    • stanine score of  "6" or higher for each course
    • raw score or equivalent
    • scale score (100- 600) that earns an achievement-level descriptor of "accomplished" or "distinguished." 
  • 4. Pay the $200 fee 
  • 5. Attach official high school transcripts which includes both graded semesters of your PLTW course

For information about the MECH ENG 1720 class that would be credited, click here‌ to go to the course's web site.

To download the application for course credit, click   PLTW_MECHENG1720_APPLICATION_REVISED 10.14.19 

Biomedical Sciences

The requirements to receive credit for each of the four courses in the Biomedical Sciences Program

        are the following:

1)    Complete a PLTW Biomedical Science course:

  • Principles of Biomedical Science (PBS)
  • Human Body Systems (HBS)
  • Medical Interventions (MI)
  • Biomedical Innovation (BI)

2)    Earn a (B) average (80% +) in each course

3)    Have one of the following scores for each PLTW class: 

  • stanine score of  "6" or higher for each course
  • raw score or equivalent
  • scale score (100- 600) that earns an achievement-level descriptor of "accomplished" or "distinguished."  

4)    Pay the $250 fee per course

5)    Attach official high school transcripts which includes both graded semesters of your PLTW course

S&T course equvalent: BIO SCI 1943: Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology I (A&PI). 
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S&T course equivalent: BIO SCI 1953: Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology II (A&PI).
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S&T course equivalent: BIO SCI 1982: Introduction to Biomedical Problems (MI)
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S&T course equivalent: BIO SCI 1983: Introduction to Biological Design and Innovation
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To download the application click:   PLTW_BIOSCI_APPLICATION_REVISED_10.14.19   

For more information click:  PLTW undergrad credit revised 10.21.19