Technology Foundations

TECHNOLOGY FOUNDATIONS

TE8403 (1 credit)

Junior High

  • Acquire a foundation in technological resources including material, energy, and information and apply processes associated with the technological thinker.
  • Create new ideas and innovations, build systems, and analyze technological products to learn further how and why technology works.
  • Build and control systems using engineering design in the development of a technology.

INTRODUCTION TO CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY AND TECHNICAL DRAWING AND DESIGN

CT8432 / CT8434 (1 credit)

High School

  • 1 semester in computer lab, 1 semester in trade lab
  • Design and build scale or full-size structures and work with projects that help them understand the jobs of architects, carpenters, electricians, plumbers, surveyors, contractors, masons, design engineers, and a variety of other construction careers. 
  • Explore aspects of the residential construction industry.
  • Students will be introduced to safe operation of hand tools and hand held power tools, blueprint reading, current building codes and explained how to apply them on the jobsite.
  • Learn the basic language of technical design while they design, sketch and make technical drawings, illustrations, models or prototypes of real design problems.
  • Develop spatial ability as they apply mathematical concepts of visual representations.
  • Prepares students for Construction Technology, Electricity 1, Architectural, Engineering or Technical Drawing.
  • All students will obtain the required OSHA 10 safety credential.
  • Lab Fee

VIDEO AND MEDIA TECHNOLOGY

High School, 10th – 12th grades

  • Production, from planning and writing for production to operating studio and editing equipment.
  • Utilize various methods of gathering news and information from individuals, research, and online resources.
  • Introduction to analog and digital principles of film production.

TECHNICAL DRAWING AND DESIGN

High School

  • Learn the basic language of technical design, while they design, sketch, and make technical drawings, illustrations, models, or prototypes of real design problems.
  • Develop spatial ability as they apply mathematical concepts to visual representations.

Engineering Drawing/Design/CAD

TE8436 (1 credit)

High School

  • Learn the graphic language used by engineers, manufacturers, and technicians.
  • Interpret industrial prints to use handbooks with resource materials, and to adhere to standards for drafting.
  • Apply drafting principles to typical engineering drawing and design problems.

TE8437 (1 credit)

High School

  • Learn the principles of architecture and related drafting practices and techniques.
  • Draw plot, foundation and house plans.
  • Develop and draw electrical, heating and air conditioning and plumbing plans.