Technology Education / Engineering Department
The Technology Education/Engineering Department at Framingham High School is a comprehensive program involving the study of media and communications, computer systems, and engineering technology. There are 29 courses offered in the program that are primarily activity based and provide an emphasis on the engineering design process. The practical use of current, industry standard software, computers and peripherals, tools and materials engage students in order to help them better understand the technical world. Students are encouraged and challenged to apply critical and creative problem solving skills in developing solutions. Technology/Engineering is partnered with the sciences as a core subject and is one of the MCAS options for students to consider meeting the Massachusetts science graduation requirements. The program also provides options to meet the “practical arts” expectation for Framingham graduation.
The CP1 designation in the Technology/Engineering program indicates that the course has an articulation agreement with a post-secondary institution where the course has been aligned with the college’s expectations. These courses receive college credit when attending the articulated program at the college.