Westover High School Choice Programs

  • Academy of Engineering Technologies Logo

    Academy of Engineering Technologies (AOET)

    • Offers an engineering and technology program affiliated with the national pre-engineering program,
    • Project Lead the Way (PLTW)
    • Introduces students to the engineering and technology field through a vigorous four-year sequence of
      pre-engineering courses, combined with college preparatory mathematics and science courses
    • Allows students to apply mathematics and science skills to real-world problems and the opportunity to
      explore the broad field of engineering
    • Develops team building and problem solving skills through an interactive, hands-on, and project-based
      curriculum
    • Offers the opportunity to obtain up to 15 hours of college transcript engineering credit
    • Updates curriculum annually
    • Promotes a program which is evaluated at local, state, and national levels, operates in 45 states from
      New York to California, and is the lead (PLTW) pre-engineering program

     

    Eligibility Requirements:
    Min. 2.5 overall GPA and a min. of 3.0 GPA in academy courses
    Faculty recommendations
    Interview

     


     

    Academy of Health Sciences Logo

    Academy of Health Sciences (AOHS)

    • Offers a biomedical sciences curriculum affiliated with the National Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Program
    • Enables students to enter post-secondary programs covering the entire range of health care professional
      opportunities
    • Promotes rigorous academics and intensive career planning
    • Requires clinical and/or mentoring experiences
    • Offers internship opportunities at Womack Army Medical Center and mentorships at health care facilities
      throughout the county
    • Encourages student membership in the career and technical student organization, Health Occupations
      Students of America (HOSA)
    • Offers possibilities for post-secondary scholarships

     

    Eligibility Requirements:
    2.5 overall GPA and a min. of 3.0 GPA in academy courses
    Faculty recommendations
    Interview

     


     

     Professional Development I-Car Logo

    Collision Repair Technology Program

    • Opens Doors to an industry with consistent growth and numerous opportunities
    • Offers classes to get students ready for a career path in the Automotive Collision Repair Industry through a series of classes that include:
      • Intro to Collision Repair
      • Non-Structural Technician-ProLevel 1
      • Refinish Technician-ProLevel 1
    • Opportunities connected to this program include
      • Business (Management Positions)
      • Engineering (Designing cars requires understanding construction)
      • Estimating
    • This program allows students to develop Team building and problem solving skills through hands-on activities
    • Allows students to apply and build mathematics and science skills while solving real-world problems
    • Offers the opportunity to get college credit for these classes