Students enrolled in the Principles of Engineering / Robotics course will experience genuine hands-on activities as they learn about emerging technologies in the fields of Engineering, Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing. Students will experience the Engineering Design Process as they identify, plan and create a working prototype, designed to solve a specific problem. Students will use CAD software, 3d printers, hand tools and machinery to produce the prototypes. Robot construction, programming and testing will also be an integral part of this course. Students will learn to operate a FANUC robot. FANUC robotics is the global leader of factory automation. This course is for all students with an interest in any technical career path.