• Principles of Architecture

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7023                       9-12                            1

    Prerequisites: None

    Description: Principles of Architecture provides an overview to the various fields of architecture, interior design, and construction management. Achieving proficiency in decision making and problem solving is an essential skill for career planning and lifelong learning. Students use self-knowledge, education, and career information to set and achieve realistic career and educational goals. Job specific training can be provided through training modules that identify career goals in trade and industry areas. Classroom studies include topics such as safety, work ethics, communication, information technology applications, systems, health, environment, leadership, teamwork, ethical and legal responsibility, employability, and career development and include skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, and reading technical drawings.

     

     

    Principles of Construction

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7021                       9-12                            1

    Prerequisites: None

    Description: Principles of Construction is intended to provide an introduction and lay a solid foundation for those students entering the construction or craft skilled areas. The course provides a strong knowledge of construction safety, construction mathematics, and common hand and power tools. For safety and liability considerations, limiting course enrollment to 15 students is recommended. This course also provides communication and occupation skills to assist the student in obtaining and maintaining employment.

     

     

    Interior Design I

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7384                       10-12                          1

    Prerequisites: Algebra I and English I

    Recommended Prerequisite: Principles of Architecture, or Principles of Construction, or Architectural Design

    Description: Interior Design is a technical course that addresses psychological, physiological, and sociological needs of individuals by enhancing the environments in which they live and work. Students develop knowledge and skills related to the design and construction of interior and exterior environments including furnishings to make wise consumer decisions, increase productivity, and possibly pursue a career in the interior design industry. 

     

     

    Interior Design II

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7387                       11-12                           2

    Prerequisites: Algebra I and English I

    Recommended Prerequisite: Principles of Architecture, or Principles of Construction, or Architectural Design

    Description: Interior Design II is a technical laboratory course that includes the application of the employability characteristics, principles, processes, technologies, communication, tools, equipment, and materials related to interior design to meet industry standards. 

     

     

    Practicum in Interior Design First Time Taken

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7388                       11-12                           2

    Prerequisites: Interior Design II

    Description: Practicum in Interior Design is an occupationally specific course designed to provide job specific skills through laboratory training, job shadowing, or work situations in areas compatible with identified career goals in interior design. In addition, students will be expected to develop knowledge and skills related to housing, furnishings, and equipment construction or equipment management and services. 

     

     

    Practicum in Interior Design Second Time Taken

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7389                       12                                2

    Prerequisites: Interior Design II

    Description: Practicum in Interior Design is an occupationally specific course designed to provide job specific skills through laboratory training, job shadowing, or work situations in areas compatible with identified career goals in interior design. In addition, students will be expected to develop knowledge and skills related to housing, furnishings, and equipment construction or equipment management and services. 

     

     

    Architectural Design I

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:                     

    7390                        10-12                          1                     

    Prerequisites: Algebra I and English I

    Recommended Prerequisite: Geometry and Principles of Architecture

    Description: In Architectural Design I, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter a career in architecture or construction or prepare a foundation toward a postsecondary degree in architecture, construction science, drafting, interior design, or landscape architecture. Architectural Design I includes the knowledge of the design, design history, techniques, and tools related to the production of drawings, renderings, and scaled models for nonresidential or residential architectural purposes.

     

     

    Architectural Design II

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7392                       11-12                          2

    Prerequisites: Architectural Design I or Advanced Interior Design and Geometry

    Description: In Architectural Design II, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills needed to enter a career in architecture or construction or prepare a foundation toward a postsecondary degree in architecture, construction science, drafting, interior design, or landscape architecture. Architectural Design II includes the advanced knowledge of the design, design history, techniques, and tools related to the production of drawings, renderings, and scaled models for nonresidential or residential architectural purposes.

     

     

    Practicum in Architectural Design

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7393                       12                                2

    Prerequisites: Architectural Design II

    Description: Practicum in Architectural Design is an occupationally specific course designed to provide technical instruction in architectural design. Safety and career opportunities are included in addition to work ethics and architectural design study.

     

     

    Practicum in Architectural Design Second Time Taken

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7395                       12                                2

    Prerequisites: Practicum in Architectural Design

    Description: Description: Practicum in Architectural Design is an occupationally specific course designed to provide technical instruction in architectural design. Safety and career opportunities are included in addition to work ethics and architectural design study.

     

     

    Extended Practicum in Architectural Design First Time Taken

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7028                       12                               3

    Prerequisites: Architectural Design II

    Description: Extended Practicum in Architectural Design is an occupationally specific course designed to provide technical instruction in architectural design. Safety and career opportunities are included in addition to work ethics and architectural design study.

     

     

    Construction Technology I

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7396                       10-12                          2

    Prerequisites: Recommended - Principles of Construction

    Description: In Construction Technology I, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as carpenters or building maintenance supervisors or to prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in safety, tool usage, building materials, codes, and framing. For safety and liability considerations, limiting course enrollment to 15 students is recommended. In Construction Technology I, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as carpenters or building maintenance supervisors or to prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in safety, tool usage, building materials, codes, and framing. For safety and liability considerations, limiting course enrollment to 15 students is recommended.

     

     

    Construction Technology II

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit: 

    7398                       11-12                          2

    Prerequisite: Construction Technology I

    Description: In Construction Technology II, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as carpenters, building maintenance technicians, or supervisors or to prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering. Students will build on the knowledge base from Construction Technology I and are introduced to exterior and interior finish out skills.

     

     

    Building Maintenance Technology (CTED)

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7400                       11-12                          2

    Prerequisites: None

    Description: In Building Maintenance Technology II, students continue to gain advanced knowledge and skills specific to those needed to enter the workforce as a building maintenance technician or supervisor and construction project manager or secure a foundation for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering. Students acquire knowledge and skills in safety, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards, and safety devices in electrical circuits, maintenance of electrical and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, and concepts of historic preservation. 

     

     

     Electrical Technology I

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7401                       10-12                          1

    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Architecture or Principles of Construction

    Description: In Electrical Technology I, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as an electrician or building maintenance supervisor, prepare for a postsecondary degree in a specified field of construction or construction management, or pursue an approved apprenticeship program. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in safety, electrical theory, tools, codes, installation of electrical equipment, and the reading of electrical drawings, schematics, and specifications.

     

     

    Electrical Technology II

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7403                       11-12                          2

    Prerequisites: Electrical Technology I

    Description: In Electrical Technology II, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as an electrician, a building maintenance technician, or a supervisor; prepare for a postsecondary degree in a specified field of construction or construction management; or pursue an approved apprenticeship program. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in safety, electrical theory, tools, codes, installation of electrical equipment, alternating current and direct current motors, conductor installation, installation of electrical services, and electric lighting installation.

     

     

    Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Refrigeration Technology I

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7404                       10-12                           1

    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Architecture or Principles of Construction, or Construction Technology I

    Description: In Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Refrigeration Technology I, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the industry as technicians in the HVAC and refrigeration industry or building maintenance industry, prepare for a postsecondary degree in a specified field of construction management, or pursue an approved apprenticeship program. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in safety, principles of HVAC theory, use of tools, codes, and installation of HVAC and refrigeration equipment.

     

     

    Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Refrigeration Technology II

    Course #                 Grade:                   Credit:

    405                         11-12                          2

    Prerequisites: Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Refrigeration Technology I

    Description: In Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Refrigeration Technology II, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills needed to enter the industry as HVAC and refrigeration technicians, building maintenance technicians, or supervisors, prepare for a postsecondary degree in a specified field of construction or construction management, or pursue an approved apprenticeship program. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in safety, electrical theory, use 69 of tools, codes, installation of commercial HVAC equipment, heat pumps, troubleshooting techniques, various duct systems, and maintenance practices.

     

     

    Plumbing Technology I

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7406                       10-12                          1

    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Architecture, Or Principles of Construction, Or Construction Technology I.

    Description: In Plumbing Technology I, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the industry as a plumbing apprentice, building maintenance technician, or supervisor or prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in industry workplace basics and employer/customer expectations, including how to use a plumbing code book; how to identify and use power and hand tools; how to be safe on the jobsite and when using hand and power tools; how to apply basic plumbing mathematics and plumbing drawing; and how to identify, fit, and use plastic, copper, cast iron, carbon steel, and corrugated stainless steel pipe. In addition, students will be introduced to gas, drainage, and water supply systems and continue their knowledge of workplace basics and green technologies.

     

     

    Plumbing Technology II

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7407                       11-12                          2

    Prerequisites: Plumbing Technology I

    Description: In Plumbing Technology II, students will gain the advanced knowledge and skills needed to enter the industry as a plumber, building maintenance technician, or supervisor or prepare for a postsecondary degree in mechanical engineering. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in plumbing codes, industry workplace basics, and employer/customer expectations, including tool and jobsite safety, advanced plumbing mathematics, commercial drawings, basic electricity, hanger installation, supports and structural penetrations, roof drains, fixture installation, valves and faucets, and oxyfuel safety. Students will also learn about setup, cutting, brazing and welding water system sizing; gas, drain, waste and vent installation and testing; and water heater installation.

     

     

    Practicum in Construction Management First Time Taken

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7407                       11-12                          2

    Prerequisites: Construction Management II

    Description: Practicum in Construction Management is an occupationally specific course designed to provide classroom technical instruction or on-the-job training experiences. Safety and career opportunities are included in addition to work ethics and job-related study in the classroom.

     

     

    Extended Practicum in Construction Management

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7027                       12                                3

    Prerequisites: Construction Management II

    Description: Practicum in Construction Management is an occupationally specific course designed to provide classroom technical instruction or on-the-job training experiences. Safety and career opportunities are included in addition to work ethics and job-related study in the classroom.