Technology Education

Metals Pathway

Introduction to Welding: In this course you will learn the foundations of production welding. This course will develop your skills in blueprint reading, welding terminology and applications, lab safety, tooling and equipment usage and the types of welding processes. *NTC Dual Credit

Metal Fabrication/Machine Tool: Students will learn a variety of metal cutting, shaping, and forming techniques as well as welding processes necessary to complete class projects. Prerequisite: Welding *NTC Dual Credit

Advanced Manufacturing Metals: Students will work on a variety of advanced manufacturing projects and independent projects in the area of metalworking. Prerequisite: Welding and Metal Fabrication

 

Woods Pathway

Introduction to Woodworking: Students will manufacture, design, and build several class projects such as a shelf, bentwood art, end grain cutting board, end table and a bottle balancer.

Furniture Making: This course is designed to provide the foundational knowledge and skills to manufacture furniture using traditional wood joinery while building a Japanese inspired table. Prerequisite: Intro to Woodworking * NTC Dual Credit

Advanced Manufacturing Woods: Students will work on a variety of advanced manufacturing projects and independent projects in the area of woodworking. Prerequisite: Intro to Woodworking and Furniture Making

 

Other Classes In “The Shop”

Construction: This course will cover topics related to the building process, terminology, codes, materials, safety requirements, tools, and equipment used in the construction industry with emphasis on residential and small commercial structures. * NTC Dual Credit

Small Engines (Briggs & Stratton): Students will learn basic engine fundamentals while disassembling/assembling a school-owned engine. Students will learn the theory, operation, and proper maintenance on various outdoor power equipment products that they bring in.

 

Classes Outside Of “The Shop”

Computer Aided Drafting for Architectural Design (CAD): This course explores how to use the AutoCAD drawing and design program. Learners will learn fundamental types of architectural drawings, drawing views, line types, symbol usage, and dimensioning. The course will focus on drawing residential structures. *NTC Dual Credit

Electrical Engineering: Students will hone their interpersonal skills, creative abilities, and problem solving skills based on engineering concepts by using Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math while students build projects such as an elevator, sumo bots and the marble sorter.

Digital Photography: An introduction to digital imaging including camera operation and controls, lighting, composition, aesthetics, image resizing and editing, photograph presentation, display formats, photographic techniques and theory. * NTC Dual Credit