Advanced Technologies and Science: Transportation Engineering and Design Pathway

Pathway Summary: 

Careers in the planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water, and related professional/technical support services.

Pathway Courses:

  • Level 1:  Manufacturing Tech – Woods 1
  • Level 2:  Manufacturing Tech – Metals 1 or Manufacturing Tech - Woods 2
  • Level 3:  Manufacturing Tech - Metals 2; Power 1; or Design & Engineering 1
  • Level 4:  Manufacturing Tech - Metals 2; Manufacturing Tech - Woods 2; and/or Design & Engineering 2

See Program of Study and Career Pathways for Other Recommended Electives or Virtual Courses Recommended for this Pathway.


AP and Dual Enrollment (ECE) Credit Opportunities:

AP 2D Art and Design, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP European History, AP Physics (algebra-based), AP Psychology, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States Government & Politics, AP United States History, AP World History, UConn ECE Music Theory 1 and 2, UConn ECE Music Appreciation, UConn ECE Physics 1201Q, UConn ECE Physics 1202, UConn ECE French 5, UConn ECE Spanish 5, UConn Seminar in Writing through Literature

Recommended Clubs & Organizations:

  • Science Club
  • Math Team
  • Robotics Team

Key Business and Industry Partners:

  • Westbrook Honda, The Lorensen Group
  • Reynolds Subaru

Future Careers:

HIGH-WAGE, HIGH-SKILL, HIGH-DEMAND CAREERS after Bachelors degree:  Logisticians, Service Department Managers

HIGH-WAGE, HIGH-SKILL, HIGH-DEMAND CAREERS after Certificate:  Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, Aircraft Mechanic and Service Technicians, Motorcycle Mechanics

HIGH-WAGE, HIGH-SKILL, HIGH-DEMAND CAREERS after high school and on-the-Job training:  Automotive Body and Related Repairers, Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers, Bus and Truck Mechanics, Diesel Engine Specialists, Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians, Tire Repairers and Changers


Industry Certifications Associate's Degrees Bachelor's Degrees

Automotive Tech CARS:  37 credits

Automotive Tech GM:  19 credits

Automotive Tech Honda PACT:  39 credits


Automotive Technology

Engineering Sciences Transfer Ticket

Aviation Science Management

Computer Engineering Technology


Automotive Engineering

Mechanical Engineering



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