Architecture and Construction
Full Year
9 10 11
Lab Fee: $20

This course provides CADD (Computer-Aided Drafting and Design) students with the basic principles of architectural drafting and design standards. Using both sketching techniques and computer assisted drafting programs, students in this course produce and analyze multi-view and pictorial drawings and apply dimensioning standards. The appropriate use of technology is an integral part of this course. This course involves projects that require time outside of the regular school day.

Honors Architectural Design III
Full Year
11 12
Prerequisite: Architectural Design II with a grade of C or higher.
Lab Fee: $20

This course provides advanced CADD (Computer-Aided Drafting and Design)students with instruction in advanced techniques and processes. The students will continue to develop all skills learned in Architectural Drafting and Design I and II. The appropriate use of technology and industry-standard equipment is an integral part of this course.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will have acquired entry-level skills for employment and be prepared for postsecondary education. This course involves projects that require time outside of the regular school day.

Architectural Design Advanced Studies
Full Year
12
Prerequisite: Architectural Design III with a grade of B or higher.
Lab Fee: $20

This course is offered to students who have achieved all content standards in a program whose desire is to pursue advanced study through investigation and in-depth research. Students are expected to work independently or in a team and consult with their supervising teacher for guidance. The supervising teacher will give directions, monitor, and evaluate the students’ topic of study. Course
work may include various work-based learning experiences such as internships and job shadowing, involvement in a school-based enterprise, completion of a capstone project, and/or portfolio development. This course may be repeated for additional instruction and credit.

Manufacturing Technology I
Full Year
9 10 11
Prerequisite: B in 8th grade math
Lab Fees: $40 (each student must also purchase a pair of coveralls)

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of manufacturing technologies. Areas of emphasis include lab safety, print reading, measuring techniques, 3D modeling, basic electricity and material science. Students will gain experience in technical processes associated with metal, wood and composites. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in the student leadership organization SkillsUSA.

Manufacturing Technology II
Full Year
10 11 12
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Manufacturing Technologies I with a C or better.
Lab Fees: $40 (each student must also purchase a pair of coveralls)

This course is a continuation of Manufacturing Technologies I. This course provides intermediate manufacturing technologies students the ability to further their skills and knowledge levels. Areas of emphasis include spatial reasoning, 3D modeling, additive/subtractive manufacturing processes, joining/fastening processes, and basic instrumentation principles. The appropriate use of technology and industry-standard equipment is an integral part of this course.

Welding Technology I
Full Year
9 10 (11 12 with instructor approval)
Lab Fees: $40 (each student must also purchase a pair of coveralls)

This course will introduce the student to the concepts and practices in welding while allowing the more ambitious student to gain occupational training experience necessary to participate in the American Welding Society Certification test. This course is intended to provide students with the basic knowledge, skills, and theory in the characteristics of metals, their structure and properties, and welding technologies. Students will gain an understanding of welding equipment, tools, safety procedures, machine operation, and industrial applications, and provide them with entry-level skills for employment.

Welding Technology II
Full Year
10 11 12
Prerequisite: C or better in Welding Technology II, or permission of Instructor.
Lab Fees: $40 (each student must also purchase a pair of coveralls)

This course is a continuation of Welding I. This course provides intermediate welding students the ability to augment and further the skill and knowledge levels. Areas of study will include advanced layout and fabrication methodologies, gas tungsten arc welding of aluminum, stainless steel and TIG spot welding, welding metallurgy, and electric theory. All student activities are designed to enhance students’ skill levels toward achievement of American Welding Society Certification and/or American Society of Mechanical Engineering welding certification. The appropriate use of technology and industry-standard equipment is an integral part of this course.

Welding Technology III
Full Year
11 12
Prerequisite: C or better in Welding Technology II, or permission of Instructor.
Lab Fees: $40 (each student must also purchase a pair of coveralls.

This course is a continuation of Welding II. This course provides advanced welding students the ability to augment and further their skill and knowledge levels. All student activities are designed to prepare the students’ skill levels to achieve the American Welding Society certification and/or American Society of Mechanical Engineering welding certification. The appropriate use of technology and industry-standard equipment is an integral part of this course. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have acquired entry-level skills for employment in this field.

Welding Technology Advanced Studies
Full Year
12
Prerequisite: Welding Technology III
Lab Fee: $40 (each student must also purchase a pair of coveralls)

This course is designed to provide the student with advanced welding and other related type machine work. Students will continue to develop advanced skills in arc welding, gas metal arc, oxyacetylene welding, plasma arc cutting and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW). The development of advanced projects and out of position welding will be emphasized. This will include skills in layout, set up and proper use of equipment to fabricate projects, develop desirable work habits, emphasize employee loyalty, responsibility, leadership, and business values. Three quarters of the course work will be hands on and major projects fabrication. Safe use of machines and hand tools will be emphasized.

Introduction to Engineering & Design (Engineering Year 1)
Full Year
9 10 11
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Algebra I or permission of Instructor.
Lab Fees: $40

This course is a continuation of Manufacturing Technologies I. This course provides intermediate manufacturing technologies students the ability to further their skills and knowledge levels. Areas of emphasis include spatial reasoning, 3D modeling, additive/subtractive manufacturing processes, joining/fastening processes, and basic instrumentation principles. The appropriate use of technology and industry-standard equipment is an integral part of this course.

Principles of Engineering (Engineering Year 2)
Full Year
10 11 12
Prerequisite: Completed Algebra I with a grade of B or higher and concurrent in geometry or higher or permission of Instructor.
Lab Fees: $20

This course is a continuation of Manufacturing Technologies I. This course provides intermediate manufacturing technologies students the ability to further their skills and knowledge levels. Areas of emphasis include spatial reasoning, 3D modeling, additive/subtractive manufacturing processes, joining/fastening processes, and basic instrumentation principles. The appropriate use of technology and industry-standard equipment is an integral part of this course.

Digital Electronics (Engineering Year 3)
Full Year
11 12
Prerequisite: Completed Principles of Engineering course or received consent of DE instructor.
Lab Fees: $20

This course is a continuation of the Pathway to Engineering curriculum. Digital electronics is the foundation of all modern electronic devices such as mobile phones, MP3 players, laptop computers, digital cameras and high definition televisions. Students are introduced to the process of combinational and sequential logic design, engineering standards and technical documentation. This course is based on the nationally recognized PLTW curriculum