Intro Tech - Eng
Course Numbers: 5012 (1.00)(H), 5013 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Introduction to Technology and Engineering: In this course, students will gain and apply relevant safety knowledge, complete and discuss academic and career plans, and acquire appropriate academic content knowledge within a project-based environment. Students will use a problem-solving model to improve existing products and invent new ones and will explore the many career pathways offered within the engineering field including software, electrical, construction, communication systems, and robotics. Students will utilize sophisticated three-dimensional modeling software to communicate the details of the products. Students will acquire the skills necessary to analyze potential solutions and communicate ideas to others. Students will be assessed using proficiency standards in preparation for the attainment of a Certificate of Proficiency. (COP) This course is part of a Chapter 74 approved program and incorporates standards from the Engineering Technology Vocational Framework. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Engineering Design - Manf
Course Numbers: 5073 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Engineering Design and Manufacturing: In this course, students will advance their knowledge of technological systems in a hands-on learning environment. Students will deepen connections among the STEM fields and develop and apply advanced skills and applications in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD). Students will also explore advanced topics in architectural, civil engineering, and CAD software, as well as parametric building design, building information models (BIMs), material take-off, energy efficient planning, and rendering and presentation. Students will discuss and complete their academic and career plans. This course, which builds upon skills acquired in the EDF course, is a Vocational Chapter 74 based program, incorporating standards from the Engineering Technology Vocational Framework. Students will be assessed using proficiency standards in preparation for attainment of a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency (COPs).
Exp Tech - Engineering
Course Numbers: 5053 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Exploring Technology and Engineering: In this course, students will gain and apply relevant safety knowledge, complete and discuss academic and career plans, and will acquire academic content knowledge regarding the engineering design process, force distribution, materials usage and selection, lean manufacturing principles, alternative energy systems, and robotics in a project-based learning environment. Students will be assessed using proficiency standards in preparation for attainment of a Certificate of Proficiency. (COP) This course is part of a Chapter 74 approved program and incorporates standards from the Engineering Technology Vocational Framework.
Intro Tech and Eng
Course Numbers: 501 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Introduction to Technology & Engineering, as part of a Chapter 74 approved program, incorporates standards from the Engineering Technology Vocational Framework. Within a project based learning environment, students will gain and apply relevant safety knowledge, complete and discuss academic and career plans, and gain and apply appropriate academic content knowledge. Students use a problem-solving model to improve existing products and invent new ones. Students will explore the many career pathways offered within the engineering field ranging from but not limited to software, electrical, construction, communications systems, and robotics. Using sophisticated three-dimensional modeling software, students communicate the details of the products. Emphasis is placed on analyzing potential solutions and communicating ideas to others. The curriculum also utilizes the strengths of each team member to accomplish the goals of a project, while offering students learning challenges at all ability levels.Throughout the course, students will be assessed using proficiency standards in preparation to attain a Certificate of Proficiency (COPs).