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Engineering for Social Good

Engineering for Social Good provides students with an introduction to core concepts in design and engineering through hands-on projects that build real-world solutions to improve the lives of people in our community. The course emphasizes human-centered design to directly address current issues in our world related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Engineering for Social Good is a project-based course that applies STEM knowledge and skills to improve our greater community. Students may take the course as a semester class or a full-year class. 

As a project-based class delivering a real-world product for the community, students will be expected to engage in a high degree of collaboration, perseverance, and flexibility to meet time-sensitive deadlines. Although the class will meet during regular class periods, students need to be willing to meet occasionally outside the normal class periods to ensure the project stays on track.

Note: Fall semester and year-long options are available. Students new to the course (who wish to take it for a semester) should enroll for the fall semester. Students who have previously taken the semester course may enroll for the spring semester. Students who have taken the year-long course may repeat the course if desired.


  • Science
  • Visual & Performing Arts and Computer Science


UC, CSU, & NCAA Approved


10 or 5




11th & 12th grades


Successful completion of Conceptual Physics and Frosh Creation. Completion of Geometry (or concurrent enrollment).

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