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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) is the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace. ERAU has a long history of supporting K-12 STEM programs including on-campus STEM summer camps, conferences for educators, scholarships, and innovative programs such as the Dual Enrollment Program.

The College of Engineering at ERAU's Prescott campus offers a comprehensive set of undergraduate programs in aerospace, computer, electrical, mechanical, and software engineering. These programs are recognized for their rigor, innovation, hands-on approach and balance between theory and practice. As the largest educator of aerospace engineers in the nation, the College of Engineering plays a vital role in providing the current and future workforce for the aerospace industry, and maintaining our nation's preeminence in aviation and aerospace.

Opportunities for PLTW Students

ERAU offers PLTW students the opportunity to receive undergraduate credit for EGR 101: Introduction to Engineering, To qualify for this credit PLTW students must complete the following:

  • Complete Introduction to Engineering (IED) AND Principles of Engineering (POE) at a PLTW certified school.
  • Complete Aerospace Engineering (AE) OR Engineering Design and Development (EDD) at a PLTW certified school.
  • Earn a “B” or higher in each course AND achieve an Accomplished Level or above on the PLTW end-of-course assessment in IED and POE, and AE or EDD.
  • Submit 1 (one) letter of recommendation from PLTW course instructor.

Contact Us

For more information on PLTW credit for undergraduates at ERAU, please contact:

Dr. Timothy B. Holt
PLTW Coordinator
Dean, College of Aviation
Phone: 928-777-3882

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