Industrial Technology

The following table is a listing of courses available and in what year students may take each course.  For specific information about each class, click the plus sign next to the course title.

Freshmen Sophomore
• Technical Drafting • Architecture
• Woods Technology I • Engineering
  • Technical Drafting
  • Woods Technology I
  • Woods Technology II
   
Junior Senior
• Architecture • Architecture
• Engineering • Engineering
• Technical Drafting • Industrial Studio
• Woods Technology I • Technical Drafting
• Woods Technology II • Woods Technology I
  • Woods Technology II

 

Architecture

Course Title:
Architecture

Prerequisite:
Technical Drafting

Grade Level:
10, 11, 12

Credit:
1.0

Course Duration:
Two Semesters

Course Description:
This class is designed for students interested in an exposure to Architectural drafting. Students will learn and draw what a residential building is composed of. Units include Foundation, Floor Plans. Elevations and Details. Industry reference sources and architectural trade magazines are used. Traditional building construction is applied. The second semester focuses on presentation skills and design work. Students will learn how to draw one-point and two-point perspectives. All art pieces are building construction related.

Engineering

Course Title:
Engineering

Prerequisite:
Technical Drafting

Grade Level:
10, 11, 12

Credit:
1.0

Course Duration:
Two Semesters

Course Description:
This is an advanced industrial drawing course. The primary focus is on mechanical engineering, working drawings, and parts. Units taught are primary and secondary auxiliaries, revolutions, geometric constructions and descriptive geometry with reference and datum dimensions. Manufacturing processes are covered. Problem-solving is highly expected. The second semester works with multi-part assemblies along with building working prototypes. These prototypes are built via CAD and scaled models which are used in the field of manufacturing.

Industrial Studio

Course Title:
Industrial Studio

Prerequisite:
Three drafting classes & teacher approval

Grade Level:
12

Credit:
0.5

Course Duration:
One Semester

Course Description:
This course is designed for students who have chosen a career pathway in Engineering/ Manufacturing, Architecture or Industrial Technology. The student will independently research higher-level training, apprenticeship and or education in their specific field of study. Other units of study are goal writing, portfolio building, employability skills, presentation work, historical events and current events in their field of choice. Students are required to attend a one-day job shadow and complete a presentation of their completed case study.

Technical Drafting

Course Title:
Technical Drafting

Prerequisite:
None

Grade Level:
9, 10, 11, 12

Credit:
1.0

Course Duration:
Two Semester

Course Description:
This course is the study of communication through technical/industrial drawings, sketches, charts, graphs, and maps. Units taught are measuring, lettering, spatial relations through 3-View drawings. Flat, circular and incline objects along with dimensions used for problem-solving. Single part and assemblies are worked with. Sections, Auxiliary views, and a packaging case study complete the year. Industrial standard measurements of fractions, decimal, and millimeters along with manual and CAD drafting practices are used.

Woods Technology I

Course Title:
Woods Technology I

Prerequisite:
None

Grade Level:
9, 10, 11, 12

Credit:
1.0

Course Duration:
Two Semesters

Course Description:
Students will be provided information about proper usage of wood shop, hand tools, power equipment, blueprint reading, project layout, making patterns, finishing methods and assembly. Safety, teamwork, attitude and pride in work are also stressed. Building self-confidence, quality work, performance, and respect are class outcomes. Students are required to pay for materials used.

Woods Technology II

Course Title:
Woods Technology II

Prerequisite:
Woods Technology I

Grade Level:
10, 11, 12

Credit:
1.0

Course Duration:
Two Semesters

Course Description:
This is an advanced course designed to increase knowledge and skill development in the basic areas covered in Woods Technology I. Students will have an opportunity to select their own projects, but must have instructors permission. Students are required to pay for materials used.