CTE - Industrial and Engineering Technology
Programs and Courses

TIU5510  A+ Cert 1 - Intro Comp Sys A
#8461  Gr. 10-12    Sem/0.5 cr.
CTE IET         
A+ Certification A Introduction discusses the history of computer systems, the hardware content of a computer and their mechanics for constructing computer systems. The topics covered will include safety, basic electronics, power supply, chipsets, motherboards, Pentium processors, and USB Standards. An internship program will be recommended for students. The four (4) coursesTIU5510, TIU5511, TIN5512, and TIN5513—comprise a two-year program of studies which leads to A+ Certification, a recognized computer industry certification that certifies the competency of beginning computer service technicians.

TIU5511  A+ Cert 2 - Intro Comp Sys B
#8462  Gr. 10-12    Sem/0.5 cr.
CTE IET         
A+ Certification B introduces the computer operating systems. The topics covered will include MS-DOS and Windows operating systems (covering past and current versions, e.g., 3.11, 97, and 98), beginning Internet Explorer and other web browsers, basic networking, and troubleshooting. An internship program will be recommended for students. Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of TIN5510 A+ Certification 1: Introduction to Computer Systems (Course A)

TIN5512  A+ Cert 3 - Operating Systems C
#8463  Gr. 11-12    Sem/0.5 cr.
CTE IET         
A+ Certification course covers the installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of other network operation systems. The topics covered include features and navigation of user interface, implementation guidelines, installation procedures, upgrade concerns, hardware management, software management, user management, and security management. An internship program will be recommended for students. Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of TIN5511 A+ Certification 2: Computer Systems (Course B)

TIN5513  A+ Cert 4 - Internship D
#8464  Gr. 11-12    Sem/0.5 cr.
CTE IET         
A+ Certification prepares the student with a formal internship program. Students will have instruction and hands-on experience related to career fields in the computer industry. Topics will also include job outlook, interview skills, employability skills, workplace ethics, customer satisfaction, and the student’s ability to demonstrate positive work habits. Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of TIN5513 A+ Certification 3: Operating Systems (Course C)

ECS9500  AP Computer Science
#8449  Gr. 11-12    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
This course prepares high school students for the Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science/ AB Examination and is aimed at helping students develop the ability to design and implement computer-based solutions to problems in several application areas; design and select appropriate algorithms and data structures to solve problems; code fluently in a well-structured fashion using an accepted high-level language, e.g., Java; and to identify the major components of a computer system (hardware and software), their relationship to one another, and the roles of these components within the system. Students recognize the ethical and social implications of computer use. AP Computer Science meets the requirements as set forth in the Advanced Placement Computer Science Program course description and is designed to give students the necessary information and skills to program in Java. In addition to the topics studied in Advanced Placement Computer Science A, the Computer Science AB course deals more formally with program verification and algorithm analysis. Can be delivered through E-School.

TIU5410  Auto Tech 1
#8421  Gr. 10-12    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
Auto Tech 1 provides organized experiences in the design and function of power systems employing various types of engines and mechanisms involved in the development, transmission, and control of power. The study of computer command control systems and the use of computer based equipment will be included. Scientific principles and concepts as applied to automotive technology are infused in the curriculum. Automotive body repair and painting are also included. Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of TIC5010 IET Career Pathway Core.

TIN5419  Auto Tech 2
#8436  Gr. 11-12    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
This course provides classroom and laboratory experiences which include training in all phases of automotive maintenance repair work on all types of automotive vehicles. Included is training in the use of technical manuals, computer-based equipment and a variety of hand and power tools. Instruction and practice are provided in the diagnosis of malfunctions, disassembly of units, parts inspection and repair or replacement of parts involving the engine, ignition and computer command control systems, fuel systems, brakes, transmissions, and suspension systems. Automotive body repair and painting are also included. Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of TIC5010 IET Career Pathway Core and TIN5410 Automotive Technology 1.

TIN5422  Automotive Body Repair & Refinishing
#8444  Gr. 12    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
This course is designed to provide more in-depth experiences in the study and application of skills in painting, resurfacing, color matching, welding, soldering, frame straightening, plastics, fiberglass, trim, and glass for autobody repair and refurbishment. Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of TIC5010 IET Career Pathway Core and TIU5416 Automotive Body Repair and Refinishing.

TIU5800  Building/Construction Tech 1
#8422  Gr. 10-12    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
This course features classroom and laboratory experiences that deal with building and construction technology. Learning activities include site selection, use of various leveling instruments, blueprint reading, use of building materials, foundation and floor framing, wall and ceiling framing, roof framing, and window, door, and interior wall finish. Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of TIC5010 IET Career Pathway Core.

TIN5814  Building/Construction Tech 2
#8438  Gr. 11-12    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
Building and Construction Technology 2 features advanced study of building construction technology. Students are provided with experiences in layout, fabrication, assembly, and installation of structural units. Also included are estimating and calculating costs, and quality control processes through simulated class and on-the-job experiences. Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of TIC5010 IET Career Pathway Core and TIU5800 Building and Construction Technology 1.

EXS1400  Computer Programming A
#8447  Gr. 11-12    Sem/0.5 cr.
CTE IET         
This course is designed to provide background in and develop a working knowledge of computer programming languages. The student will analyze problems; prepare flow charts; write, run, and debug structured computer programs; and create proper documentation for them.

EXS1500  Computer Programming B
#8448  Gr. 11-12    Sem/0.5 cr.
CTE IET         
This course is designed to enable students to learn advanced techniques in computer programming languages and apply them to developing computer applications for specific purposes or for problem-solving situations.

TIU5310  Design Technology 1
#8424  Gr. 10-12    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
This course provides classroom learning experiences that are found in drafting technology. Learning activities include: design, spatial visualization and techniques, sketching and use of digital tools, shape and size description, auxiliaries, rotation, pictorial drawings, computer aided design, and the creation of two dimensional and three dimensional models for problem solution. Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of TIC5010 IET Career Pathway Core.

TIN5320  Design Technology 2
#8434  Gr. 11-12    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
This course organizes learning experiences, which emphasizes theory, use of computer aided design, and laboratory work as related to designing, and translating data or specifications. Planning, preparing, and interpreting mechanical, architectural, structural, electronics, topographical, and designs and schematics are included. Instruction is designed to provide experiences with computer aided design and other industry standard tools to create solutions to real-world problems. Recommended prerequisite: Completion of TIC5010 IET Career Pathway Core and TIU5310 Design Technology 1.

TIK5930  Dir Stdy-IET
#8495  Gr. 12    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
This course is designed for the student who wants to pursue knowledge/skill development beyond the level of identified Programs of Study through individual research and development activities. Emphasis is focused on in depth study of a specific Idustrial and engineering technology (IET) pathway program of study, with opportunities to investigate, design, construct, and evaluate solutions to IET problems. Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of TIC5010 IET Career Pathway Core.

ECS9900  Dir Study - Computer Science
#8443  Gr. 11-12    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
This course allows highly motivated students to identify a project of interest and to plan a constructive mode of learning to accomplish specific objectives. Such a project shall be designed under the guidance of a computer science teacher, and may also include the guidance of a community computer professional. The student must have earlier demonstrated the motivation and ability to engage in independent study in other related courses and must have the approval of the computer science teacher and/or counselor. May be repeated for credit.

TIU5620  Electronic Technology 1
#8451  Gr. 11-12    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
This course is designed to introduce subject matter and laboratory experiences concerned with the design, development, modification, and testing of analog and digital circuits, devices, and systems. Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of TIC5010 IET Career Pathway Core.

TIN5623  Electronic Technology 2
#8452  Gr. 12    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
This course features advanced study of electronics technology and includes subject matter and laboratory experiences concerned with the design, development, modification, and testing of analog and digital electronic circuits, devices, and systems. Simulated class experiences are included. Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of TIC5010 IET Career Pathway Core and TIU5620 Electronic Technology 1.

TIK5900  Inds/Engr Capstone
#8490  Gr. 12    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
A Capstone Project reflects the culmination of knowledge, skills, and attitudes by senior students in the Industrial and Engineering Technology Career Pathway. This senior project provides a venue for seniors to plan and execute individualized study on a topic of particular interest to them. Participants will have their independent study and research periodically assessed by the instructor. Students are to enlist the guidance of an adult mentor from the school or community. The following products are required from the senior participating in a Capstone Project: 1) a research paper to demonstrate information and knowledge acquisition skills, 2) a formal oral report before a panel of industry experts, and 3) a portfolio that relates the “learning journey” and verifies the learning process. The topics of interest will be student driven and the choice of media for presentation will be at the discretion of the student presenter. All Senior Project requirements must be met. Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of TIC5010 Industrial and Engineering Technology Career Pathway Core and an Industrial and Engineering Technology Pathway Cluster-Level Course.

TIL5100A2  Inds/Engr Tech Lab - Auto 2
#8437  Gr. 11-12    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
* This course is used in conjunction with our Automotive Technology 2 course*  This is a laboratory course to be taken in conjunction with any industrial and engineering technology course. This course provides intensive, hands-on experiences to further strengthen skills for entry-level positions or for continuation into post-secondary education. Leadership and cooperative skills may also be included.

TIL5100B2  Inds/Engr Tech Lab - BC 2
#8439  Gr. 11-12    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
* This course is used in conjunction with our Building and Construction 2 course *  This is a laboratory course to be taken in conjunction with any industrial and engineering technology course. This course provides intensive, hands-on experiences to further strengthen skills for entry-level positions or for continuation into post-secondary education. Leadership and cooperative skills may also be included.

TIC5010  Inds/Engr Tech Path Core
#8410  Gr. 9-10    Year/1 cr.
CTE IET         
The Industrial and Engineering Technology Core is a comprehensive action-based educational course that introduces students to the following technological systems: Design and Engineering Technology, Transportation Technologies, Manufacturing Technologies, Building and Construction Technologies and Electronics and Computer Systems. The curriculum is designed around exploration of these systems and their impacts on society. Students will also be developing problem solving and decision making skills to relate technology to materials science, forces and motion, energy and power transformation, the design process, and improving a career plan. Emphasis is placed on broad exploration in cooperative and individualized activities with skill development in workplace communication and safety.