Industrial Technology

  • AEROSPACE

    Length: Yearlong (1.0 credit)

    District Prerequisite: None

    Meets This Graduation Requirement:  Career and Tech Ed

    Course Description:  Want to learn how to build an airplane?  Endorsed by local industry, the Aerospace Manufacturing curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in aircraft design and construction. Students will be trained to safely operate specific aerospace machinery and be exposed to precision measurement, blueprint reading, high-grade aluminum surface preparation, and accurate riveting practices. While course completion positions students well for entry-level work in the aerospace industry, skills obtained are transferable across the spectrum of high-tech manufacturing industries.

     

    CONSTRUCTION

    Length: Yearlong (1.0 credit)

    District Prerequisite: None

    Meets This Graduation Requirement:  Career and Tech Ed

    Course Description:  Want to learn how to build a house? Students will learn how to work with a variety of machines and processes found in the construction trades. Students work on team projects in the shop, they will build projects for the school, and they will work off campus in the community on projects. Through the year, students will learn: Wall construction and framing, Home electrical wiring, Plumbing, Finish carpentry, including drywall, painting and installing trim. Students learn about careers in construction and the building trades. Safety is emphasized throughout, and all students will demonstrate the ability to work on the shop equipment safely.

     

    INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY – INTRO

    Length: Semester (.5 credit)

    District Prerequisite: None

    Meets this Graduation Requirement: Career and Tech Ed

    Course Descriptions: This is a semester long class where students learn how to work with woodworking machines and will work on their own projects that they will be able to take home once complete. Students explore careers in the building trades and manufacturing. While wood is the primary material used in the projects, students have the opportunity to work with metals and composite materials. Safety is emphasized throughout, and all students will demonstrate the ability to work on the shop equipment safely. There are four required projects.

     

    INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY - DESIGN

    Length: Semester (.5 credit)

    District Prerequisite: Industrial Technology Intro

    Meets This Graduation Requirement:  Career and Tech Ed

    Course Description: For the Design class, students will continue mastery of power equipment and work on open ended projects, and each project from the class will look different. You will work on a series of challenges where you will be creating a product to solve a problem. An example is a bridge project that needs to span a certain distance, and hold a certain amount of weight. You will learn all the phases of the design process. You will work on some projects as teams and some as individually. Safety is emphasized throughout this class.

     

    INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY – MANUFACTURING

    Length: Semester (.5 credit)

    District Prerequisite: Industrial Technology - Intro

    Meets This Graduation Requirement:  Career and Tech Ed

    Course Description:  Students will continue learning a variety of machines and processes found in the manufacturing/ construction trades. Students will learn how a company manufactures a product, from an initial idea to a finished product that is ready to be sold.  You will do market research to develop an idea, go through the design process to come up with a workable design, create cost to profit calculations for your idea, create a plan of procedures to manufacture your idea, package your idea, and train your sales staff to sell your product. You will learn to manage inventory and materials, and finally get to decide how to best spend the profits!

     

    PRE-ENGINEERING

    Length: Yearlong (1.0 credit)

    District Prerequisite: None

    Meets This Graduation Requirement:  Career and Tech Ed or Science

    Course Description:  Pre-Engineering is a year-long course. Students will develop mastery of different technology through hands-on simulations and labs. Units include CAD, 3D Printing, CNC plasma cutter, pneumatics, AC/DC, electrical controls, print reading, robotics and more. Students work collaboratively to master these engineering skills. Final projects include synthesizing knowledge and skills to build/manufacture unique designs which solve real-world problems. This course is a springboard for robotics, manufacturing, aerospace and other exciting career-based classes!

     

    VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS 1-8

    Length: Yearlong (1.0 credit) or Semester (.5 credit)

    District Prerequisite: None

    Meets this Graduation Requirement: Fine Arts or Career and Tech Ed

    Course Description: The Visual Communications series of courses focus on developing skills in all aspects of graphic design. Areas of study include design principles, typography, illustration, computer graphics, photography, print design, web design and video. Upper division courses allow for in-depth exploration of individual student interest area(s).

Last Modified on December 26, 2017