Design Lab is a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) Career Exploration program for students in 10th grade. It is a blended course; it combines online and hands-on learning. Successful completion of the program will allow students to earn a credit in Design Lab as well as one credit of either math, science, or an elective.
Core Math or Science Credit
Students must choose one (1) online class. Options include:
- Math: Geometry, Algebra 2, Honors Geometry, or Honors Algebra 2
- Science: Biology, Chemsitry, Physics, Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, Honors Physics
Students who do not need a math or science credit will take the elective "College & Career Preparation" which focuses on topics like colege entrance exams, apprenticeships, paying for college, and career planning.
Visual, Performing or Applied Art (VPAA)
Design Lab meets the VPAA requirment of the Michigan Merit Curriculum
Online Learning Experienece
Design Lab meets the Online Learning Experience requirement of the Michigan Merit Curriculum.