Druid Hills High School
Teacher(s): Ronald Pugh Phone Number: 678-874-6302
Room Number/s: Room 515 C Email: Ronald_Pugh @fc.dekalb.k12.ga.us
Semester: Fall 2012 Tutorial Days: Monday - Friday
Textbook: Engineering the Future Tutorial Hours: 3:30pm-4:30pm
Textbook Price: $ Tutorial Location: Room 515 C
Department Philosophy: To prepare every student for college and careers by providing interest-based
programs that meet industry standards.
Course Description: Engineering Concepts is second course in the engineering pathway. This course
introduces students to the fundamental principles of engineering. Students learn about areas of specialization
within engineering and engineering design, and apply engineering tools and procedures as they complete
hands-on instructional activities.
Course Prerequisites: Algebra I
GPS Standards: See link below for the GPS standards:
Engineering Professions and
Week 1: Week 10: Architecture Drawing
Week 2: Advance Electrical Calculations Week 11: Architecture Drawing
Week 3: Engineering Design Process Week 12: Architecture Drawing
Week 4: Engineering Design Process Week 13: Design Analysis and Fundamentals
Week 5: Engineering Design Process Week 14: Design Analysis and Fundamentals
Week 6: Vex Robotics Week 15: Design Analysis and Fundamentals
Week 7: Vex Robotics Week 16: CAD Design
Week 8: Vex Robotics Week 17: CAD Design
Week 9: Vex Robotics Week 18: CAD Design
Area Percentage Area Percentage
Class Work/Daily Work 20% Reading/Writing 10%
Homework 5% EOCT/Final Exam 10%
* Based on established national/international standards for the Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate
Programs, these courses are exempted from and/or may make modifications to the system-wide grading percentages.
However, the approved syllabi template established by the DeKalb County School System will be used.
69 & below F
Required Materials: Notepad, calculator, and pencil
Arrive to class on time with your book, notebook and other course materials.
Give others your undivided attention when addressing the class.
Keep a record of all assignments and complete them on time.
Learn to follow all school and classroom rules and understand the consequences.
Develop an attitude that promotes learning in our classroom.
Consequences for Misbehavior
15 minute detention and call to parent/guardian
30 minute detention and call to parent/guardian
Referral to discipline office
Late Assignments: The highest grade that will be given for late assignments is 80%. The teacher reserves the
right to change this policy when unforeseen circumstances or personal hardships are the cause of the late
Make-up Policy: Students are responsible for making up any missed assignments. Students must make up
missed assignments the next class day. Failure to make up work will result in a “0” for that assignment.
Student Signature: ________________________________________ Date: ______________
Parent/Guardian Signature: ________________________________ Date: ______________