HST Oregon Tech Wilsonville

Oregon Tech in Wilsonville offers HST students exciting courses that fit into the busy schedule of high school students. Use the class schedule tool to explore courses that might work for you.

Courses Coming This Summer

Medical Detectives

Medical Detectives is a 4-week, Summer course where students will explore an exciting career field in Medical Lab Science. Medical laboratory scientists (MLS) solve healthcare cases by preparing blood for transfusion, identifying the cause of an infection, detecting anemia, or even discovering the existence of cancer cells early enough to effectively fight the illness. 

Time: 4:30 - 7:30 pm Mondays and Tuesdays July 10 - August 1
Cost: Tuition + Lab Fees = $95

Fundamentals of Cryptography

Cryptography is an 8-week Summer course where students explore the exciting field of cybersecurity. 

Career Opportunities: National Security Agency (NSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), private security firms, etc.

Time: 2:00 - 5:40 pm Mondays June 26 - August 18

Introduction to PC Hardware & Software

Want to learn how to build a PC? This course will give you the skills that you need to become a certified PC Technician. You will learn how to build a computer while understanding how to choose components that are appropriate for the situation.

Time: 1:00 - 4:50 pm Fridays June 26 - August 18 

Engineering Design & Invention

In this class, you will design, build, and use devices to measure human physiology. The sensors will be non-invasive and allow continuous monitoring of human performance to give you exposure to a broad range of engineering disciplines. You'll get to assemble basic circuits (electrical engineering), use 3D printers to make custom devices (mechanical engineering), and measure different biological indicators (biomedical engineering).

Time: 1:00 - 5:50 pm Mondays & Wednesdays July 24 - August 16

US History - HIST 203

This survey course begins the study of social, political, economic and cultural history of the United States from 1900 to the Present. Topics include World War I & II, The Civil Rights Movement, Counterculture, and The War on Terrorism.

Time: 12:00 - 3:50 pm, Wednesdays, June 26 - August 18

English Composition - WRI 121

Get a head start on college by taking this writing class that introduces critical reasoning and analysis. Explore the connections between a well written thesis, structure, tone and purpose of an essay to improve your skills as a writer.

Time: 9:30 - 11:30 am, Tues. & Thur. June 26 - August 18

Public Speaking - SPE 111

Become more comfortable speaking in front of an audience as you learn techniques for overcoming speech anxiety and how to deliver effective informative, persuasive, and demonstrative speeches.

Time: 10:00 am - 2:50 pm, Wednesdays, June 26 - August 18

Introduction to Film

This course provides students with a wide reaching introduction to the history of films both foreign and domestic. Students engage with films across periods, genres and national traditions to better understand basic approaches to film making in the areas of cinematography, editing, lighting, and sound.

Time: 12:00 - 3:20 pm, Tues. & Thur. June 26 - August 18

Limited seating. Schedule a registration meeting now!

The Physics and Engineering Behind the Eclipse Ballooning Project

High-school students who are interested in working with a team for the NASA Eclipse Ballooning Project are invited to earn college credit for preparing to launch a high altitude baloon to coincide with the total solar eclipse event in August 2017.

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm August 7 - August 11


Students wishing to enroll in HST courses must:

  1. Be classified as a high school student.
  2. Be at least 14 years of age.
  3. Enroll in 100 or 200 level on campus courses (online coursework is not permitted).
  4. Meet the prerequisite requirements for desired courses. Prerequisites can be met through coursework or Placement Testing.
  5. Pass the placement test to register for courses in math or writing.

Next Steps

New Students

  1. Contact your HST campus advisor to set up an advising and registration appointment.
  2. Complete the online application.
  3. Your advisor will email you an application confirmation with your student ID within a few days.
  4. Meet with your advisor to complete registration.

Returning Students

Returning students must meet with their advisor to complete registration for each term.


High School Transition students can take up to eight credits per term at a reduced tuition rate of $25 per credit. Students who are eligible for free/reduced lunches at their high school are eligible to receive a tuition waiver. Eligible students must complete a Grant Waiver form, which is available to download on this page. Please keep in mind, due to the reduced tuition there are no refunds for HST courses.

Contact Us

Josh Jones

Josh Jones, Pre-College Coordinator

OfficeRoom 208B
Carleen Drago Starr

Carleen Drago Starr, Academic Partnerships Coordinator

OfficeRoom 208C
Hands-on education for real-world achievement.

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27500 SW Parkway Ave.
Wilsonville, OR 97070
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