Automotive, Building, & Manufacturing Technology Courses

09380 Activities in Technology

  • Grade Level: 9-12
  • Credits Earned: 0.5
  • Prerequisite: None

Description: This is an exploratory course that gives students a hands-on approach to discovering the world of technology in which we live. Activities will relate to four areas of technology: Communications, Construction, Manufacturing, Power/Energy & Transportation.

Major Topics or Themes: (additional topics may be covered)

  • CAD Drafting (AutoCad and Chief Architect)
  • Product Design and Development
  • Home Design and Construction
  • Energy Systems
  • Problem Solving
  • Safety

State Course: 21052A002, Introduction to Technology and Engineering-Industrial

0960 Introduction to Drafting

  • Grade Level: 9-12
  • Credits Earned: 1
  • Prerequisite: None

Description: This course focuses on both Mechanical and Architectural Drafting.

Mechanical drafting will include the following types of drawings: multi-views, pictorials, sections, and 3D modeling. Architectural drafting will include the following types of drawings: floor plans, foundation plans, elevations, wall sections, plot plans, and electrical plans.

Major Topics or Themes: (additional topics may be covered)

  • CAD Drafting (AutoCAD, Revit, Inventor, Chief Architect)
  • 3D Design and Printing
  • Laser Cutting and Etching
  • Product Design and Development
  • Problem Solving

State Course: 021102A001, Drafting

09010 Introduction to Automobiles

  • Grade Level: 10-12
  • Credits Earned: 0.5
  • Prerequisite: None

Description: This course is an introduction to the automotive industry including automotive history, safety practices, shop equipment and tools, vehicle systems, and automotive maintenance.

Major Topics or Themes: (additional topics may be covered)

  • Purchasing / cost of owning an automobile
  • Maintaining an automobile (changing oi, wipers, etc.)
  • Vehicle systems (cooling, electrical, etc.)

State Course: 20110A001, Small Engine Repair l

09810 Production Technology

  • Grade Level: 10-12
  • Credits Earned: 0.5
  • Prerequisite: None

Description: This course introduces students to the manufacturing industry through individual and small group activities. Students will be involved in all steps of the manufacturing process - from product idea through the finished product. Students will have the opportunity to use a wide variety of woodworking machines and tools in the production process.

Major Topics or Themes: (additional topics may be covered)

  • CAD Drafting
  • Product Design
  • Problem Solving
  • Woodworking Machine Operation
  • Safety

State Course: 13052A001, Production Technology

09800 Introduction to Construction

  • Grade Level: 10-12
  • Credits Earned: 0.5
  • Prerequisite: None

Description: This course provides students with the opportunity to learn the process and skills necessary to build residential structures. This course includes both hands-on experience as well as classroom activities.

Major Topics or Themes: (additional topics may be covered)

  • Masonry
  • Framing (Floor, Wall, Roof)
  • Exterior Wall Finish (Vinyl Siding)
  • Interior Wall Finish (Drywall)
  • Roofing
  • Home Wiring
  • Material Estimation
  • Safety

State Course: 17002A000, Construction Comprehensive

0970 Automotive Technology

  • Grade Level: 10-12
  • Credits Earned: 1.0
  • Prerequisite: None

Description: This is an all year course. Students will be working through the main systems of modern automobiles. This course is an overview of the automotive vehicle and its systems and provides information on vehicle service and maintenance.

Major Topics or Themes: (additional topics may be covered)

  • Suspension & Steering (ASE A4)
  • Brakes (ASE A5)
  • Electrical / Electronic Systems (ASE A6)
  • Engine Repair (ASE A1)

State Course: 20104A001, Automotive Technician I

0971 Advanced Automotive Technology

  • Grade Level: 11-12
  • Credits Earned: 2.0
  • Prerequisite: None:

Description: This is a full year course for 2 periods each day. Students will continue to working through the other main systems of modern automobiles as well as work on live customer vehicles.

Major Topics or Themes: (additional topics may be covered)

  • Manual Drivetrain & Axles (ASE A3)
  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle (ASE A2)
  • Heating & Air Conditioning (ASE A7)
  • Engine Performance (ASE A8)

State Course: 20104A002, Automotive Technician II

0967 Architecture and Technical Drafting

  • Grade Level: 11-12
  • Credits Earned: 1.0
  • Prerequisite: Intro to Drafting

Description: This course allows students to build upon the knowledge and skills acquired from the Introduction to Drafting course. Students will have an opportunity to work on problem solving activities typical to those worked on by individuals working in the Mechanical and Architectural drafting fields.

Major Topics or Themes: (additional topics may be covered)

  • CAD Drafting ( AutoCAD, Revit, Inventor, Chief Architect)
  • 3D Design and Printing
  • Laser Cutting and Etching
  • Group and Individual Problem Solving

State Course: 21103A001, 21103A002, Architectural Drafting I, Architectural Drafting II