Industrial Technology

Course Descriptions

  • Materials & Processing for Manufacturing
    Course #: HS1037
    Grade: 10-12
    Credits: .5 Unit
    Credit Type: Practical Art/Elective

    Materials and Processing for Manufacturing is a hands on lab course involving a range of tools from traditional wood working equipment to computer controlled machinery. Students will build a range of products incorporating woods, metals, and plastics while studying the technology behind each material and process being used. Machine safety and maintenance will be emphasized throughout the course. This class will have supply costs for take home projects.


    Advanced Woods Manufacturing
    Course #: HS1039
    Grade: 10-12
    Credits: .5 Unit
    Credit Type: Practical Art/Elective
    Prerequisite: Algebra I
    Recommendation: Completion of Materials & Processing for Manufacturing

    Students will be introduced to woodworking techniques while exploring more complicated design and fabrication practices. Students will gain experience through lab based instruction while creating multiple projects. This course will focus on machine woodworking skills, assembly techniques and finishing while incorporating computer controlled manufacturing equipment. Machine safety and maintenance will be emphasized throughout the course. This class will have supply costs for take home projects.


    Advanced Metals Manufacturing
    Course #: HS0411
    Grade: 10-12
    Credits: .5 Unit
    Credit Type: Practical Art/Elective

    Students will be introduced to advanced materials, designs and processes used in metalworking. Students will gain a variety of experience with sheet metal, bench metal, welding, and finishing skills and an introduction to manufacturing automation. Machine maintenance and shop safety will be emphasized throughout the course. Each student will have required projects to complete. This class will have supply costs for take home projects.


    Home Maintenance & Power Technology
    Course #: HS1046
    Grade: 10-12
    Credits: .5 Unit
    Credit Type: Practical Art/Elective

    Students will be introduced to basic home maintenance skills and tools through multiple lab based projects. Each take home project will emphasize materials and techniques used in common home repairs. The course will discuss small gas engine maintenance as it relates to the homeowner’s needs. Project planning, repair costs and safety are emphasized throughout the course to help the student be a more informed consumer. This class will have supply costs for take home projects.

  • ** Students enrolling in dual credit and/or AP classes need to check with the college/university they are planning on attending regarding transferability and acceptable grades.