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ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY DEPT.
Computer Aided Design Track
Computer-Aided Design (Sem 1) ET111
Lab Fee: $10.00 per semester
This course teaches the knowledge and skills needed to develop technical designs and record those designs on paper and on the computer. Major topics covered in the course include precision drawing techniques, 2D drafting, 3D modeling, and architectural design. Individual design projects will make up a large part of the course. Students also will receive significant experience with AutoCAD and other leading software programs. This course is also a prerequisite for several design courses within the Computer Aided Design track.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ET112 - Computer-Aided Design (Sem 2)
Computer-Aided Design (Sem 2) ET112
Lab Fee: $10.00 per semester
This course teaches the knowledge and skills needed to develop technical designs and record those designs on paper and on the computer. Major topics covered in the course include precision drawing techniques, 2D drafting, 3D modeling, and architectural design. Individual design projects will make up a large part of the course. Students also will receive significant experience with AutoCAD and other leading software programs. This course is also a prerequisite for several design courses within the Computer Aided Design track.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ET111 - Computer-Aided Design (Sem 1)
Architectural Design (Sem 1) ET211
Lab Fee: $10.00 per semester
Architectural Design is a course designed to introduce students to the basic and advanced fundamentals of residential architecture. Emphasis will be placed on the areas of sketching, basic drawing, floor plan and elevation development, use of Computer Aided Design (AutoCAD), and problem solving. Students will develop plans for a two-car garage, vacation cottage, and a two-story residential home. Building design and construction materials and processes will be introduced and emphasized.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: ET111 - Computer-Aided Design (Sem 1) or ET112 - Computer-Aided Design (Sem 2)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ET212 - Architectural Design (Sem 2)
Architectural Design (Sem 2) ET212
Lab Fee: $10.00 per semester
Architectural Design is a course designed to introduce students to the basic and advanced fundamentals of residential architecture. Emphasis will be placed on the areas of sketching, basic drawing, floor plan and elevation development, use of Computer Aided Design (AutoCAD), and problem solving. Students will develop plans for a two-car garage, vacation cottage, and a two-story residential home. Building design and construction materials and processes will be introduced and emphasized.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ET211 - Architectural Design (Sem 1)
Computer Science Elective
Digital Computing (Sem 1) ET290
This course is a broad introduction to computer programming in a wide range of fields from science and engineering to business, art, and music. Students will learn to code in multiple formats and explore such areas as app development, music synthesis, and robotics through large-scale creative projects. Other topics will include the basics of networking and internet communication as well as the societal and ethical implications of computer use.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: MA221 - Algebra 1 (Sem 1) or MA222 - Algebra 1 (Sem 2)
Digital Computing (Sem 2) ET291
This course is a broad introduction to computer programming in a wide range of fields from science and engineering to business, art, and music. Students will learn to code in multiple formats and explore such areas as app development, music synthesis, and robotics through large-scale creative projects. Other topics will include the basics of networking and internet communication as well as the societal and ethical implications of computer use.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
AP Computer Science (Sem 1) ET301
Lab Fee: AP Test fee applies
This is an introduction to computer programming using Java. No previous programming experience is required. The course will cover material equivalent to a first-level computing course in college. Depending on time, the courses content will also include other topics of interest to students, such as graphical programming and user interactivity. Students successfully completing the course will be prepared to take the AP Computer Science exam in the spring.Students must have completed Algebra 2/Algebra 2/Trig and will be enrolled in a current math class.
COURSE NOTE: Students must have completed Algebra 2/Algebra 2/Trig and will be enrolled in a current math class.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Any Algebra course
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ET302 - AP Computer Science (Sem 2)
AP Computer Science (Sem 2) ET302
Lab Fee: AP Test fee applies
This is an introduction to computer programming using Java. No previous programming experience is required. The course will cover material equivalent to a first-level computing course in college. Depending on time, the courses content will also include other topics of interest to students, such as graphical programming and user interactivity. Students successfully completing the course will be prepared to take the AP Computer Science exam in the spring. Students must have completed Algebra 2/Algebra 2/Trig and will be enrolled in a current math class.
COURSE NOTE: Students must have completed Algebra 2/Algebra 2/Trig and will be enrolled in a current math class.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ET301 - AP Computer Science (Sem 1)
Engineering Technology Track
Introduction to Engineering Technology (Sem 1) ET101
Lab Fee: $20.00 per semester
This course is designed to introduce students to the major engineering fields, including civil, mechanical, electrical, and aerospace engineering. Students will learn the basic concepts of each field and put their knowledge into practice with many hands-on projects. Typical projects include wind tunnel testing, computer networking, concrete beam testing, electrical power generation, and the annual Rube Goldberg machine design competition. This course is a prerequisite for several engineering technology track courses.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ET102 - Introduction to Engineering Technology (Sem 2)
Introduction to Engineering Technology (Sem 2) ET102
Lab Fee: $20.00 per semester
This course is designed to introduce students to the major engineering fields, including civil, mechanical, electrical, and aerospace engineering. Students will learn the basic concepts of each field and put their knowledge into practice with many hands-on projects. Typical projects include wind tunnel testing, computer networking, concrete beam testing, electrical power generation, and the annual Rube Goldberg machine design competition. This course is a prerequisite for several engineering technology track courses.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ET102 - Introduction to Engineering Technology (Sem 2)
If you take this course, you must also take ET101 - Introduction to Engineering Technology (Sem 1)
Electronics/Computer Design ET230
Lab Fee: $20.00
This course is designed to give students the basic understanding of electricity and electronics. Fundamentals of basic circuitry will be discussed along with the laws and properties of electricity. Students will learn to use and develop electrical devices and troubleshoot electrical systems. The class is designed to keep students involved and will be student centered through hands-on activities such as small electrical projects. The two capstone projects will be investigating and building a personal computer, as well as, designing, building and competing in the robot hockey competition.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: ET101/102
Tech Topics ET103
Lab Fee: $20.00
This course is designed to explore and discuss past, current and future technologies and how they affect nature, themselves, society and humanity. Students will gain a better understanding of technologies that affect the world in which they live. Key aspects of the class are research, analysis, discussion, debate, and future casting of technologies and current events surrounding those technologies.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Science Elective
Principles of Technology (Sem 1) SC201
Lab Fee: $20.00 per semester
Principles of Technology is a course in applied science that is designed to prepare students more effectively for advances in technology. It blends an understanding of basic science principles with practice in practical applications. Principles of Technology deals with physics concepts as they apply in the four energy systems: mechanical, fluid, thermal, and electrical.
Emphasis will also be placed on hands-on activities, creative thinking and problem solving, and having fun learning. Activities include design challenges such as CO2 car design, Rube Goldberg machines and watercraft. Field trips will also be taken to understand these principles first hand. Students must be currently enrolled in or completed Algebra 1.
COURSE NOTE: Students must be currently enrolled in Algebra 1 or have already passed it.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: MA101 - Geometry (Sem 1) or MA102 - Geometry (Sem 2) or MA111 - Accelerated Geometry (Sem 1) or MA111E - Accelerated Geometry Early Bird Section (Sem 1) or MA112 - Accelerated Geometry (Sem 2) or MA112E - Accelerated Geometry Early Bird Section (Sem 2)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take SC202 - Principles of Technology (Sem 2)
Principles of Technology (Sem 2) SC202
Lab Fee: $20.00 per semester
Principles of Technology is a course in applied science that is designed to prepare students more effectively for advances in technology. It blends an understanding of basic science principles with practice in practical applications. Principles of Technology deals with physics concepts as they apply in the four energy systems: mechanical, fluid, thermal, and electrical.
Emphasis will also be placed on hands-on activities, creative thinking and problem solving, and having fun learning. Activities include design challenges such as CO2 car design, Rube Goldberg machines and watercraft. Field trips will also be taken to understand these principles first hand. Students must be currently enrolled in or completed Algebra 1.
COURSE NOTE: Students must be currently enrolled in Algebra 1 or have already passed it.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take SC201 - Principles of Technology (Sem 1)