What is Project Lead the Way (PLTW)


Secondary school students successfully completing Project Lead the Way courses (PLTW) may apply for transcript credit from St. Cloud State University.  A grade of S (Satisfactory) appears on the St. Cloud State University transcript.  The student will receive 3 semester credits per course subject to the following conditions:

  • All requirements for the PLTW course must be satisfied.
  • The student must achieve a grade of B- or better for the course.
  • The PLTW End of Course exam must be taken.Student must achieve a rating of “Practiced” or higher. (NOTE:  Due to the Pandemic this requirement has been temporarily lifted.)
  • The registration fee of $100/course must be paid. (A limited number of scholarships are available to MN students based on student financial need.)

High School PLTW courses that SCSU will provide credit

  • Principles of Engineering
  • Introduction to Engineering Design
  • Engineering Design & Development
  • Civil Engineering & Architecture
  • Biotechnical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Engineer Essentials
  • Principles of Biomedical Sciences
  • Medical Interventions
  • Human Body Systems
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Biomedical Innovation
  • Digital Electronic
  • Cyber Security
  • Computer Science Principles
  • Computer Science A
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Computer Science Essentials

Transcripts and Transfers

Office of Records and Registration provides information on transcripts and transfer of credits to other schools.  Transcripts can be ordered at: Transcripts in Student Registration 

For non-St. Cloud State University students: Once issued the credit the student will need to transfer the credit to their school.  The program the student enrolls in will determine how the credits will be counted in the program.  Credits are non-refundable.

Email:  cekastanek@stcloudstate.edu
Website:  https://www.pltw.org/
Online Application Site:  www.scsutraining.com/ETS199 
Contact: Charlotte Kastanek
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Article ID: 130719
Fri 3/19/21 4:03 PM
Thu 7/1/21 1:46 PM

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