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5698 Engineering Design and Development

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1-3 credits per semester, 6 credits maximum

Course Description:

Engineering Design and Development is an engineering research course in which students work in teams to research, design, test, and construct a solution to an open-ended engineering problem. The product development life cycle and a design process are used to guide the team to reach a solution to the problem. The team and/or individual(s)communicates their solution to a panel of stakeholders at the conclusion of the course. As the capstone course in the Engineering Pathway, EDD engages students in critical thinking, problem-solving, time management, and teamwork skills. NOTE: This course aligns with the PLTW Engineering Design and Development curriculum. Use of the PLTW curriculum may require additional training and membership in the PLTW network

Recommended Grade: Grade 12

Industry or Service: STEM

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: ENG DES DEV

Required Prerequisites: Introduction to Engineering Design; Principles of Engineering Design; and one pre-engineering specialty course

Recommended Prerequisites: None

CIP: Qualifies as a quantitative reasoning course

5914 Marketing Fundamentals

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Marketing Fundamentals provides a basic introduction to the scope and importance of marketing in the global economy. Emphasis is placed on oral and written communications, mathematical applications, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills as they relate to advertising/promotion/selling, distribution, financing, marketing-information management, pricing, and product/service management.

Recommended Grade: Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Business Management, Finance, and Marketing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRN MRKT

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

5918 Strategic Marketing

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1-2 credits per semester, 4 credits maximum

Course Description:

Strategic Marketing builds upon the foundations of marketing and applies the functions of marketing at an advanced level. Students will study the basic principles of consumer behavior and examine the application of theories from psychology, social psychology, and economics. The relationship between consumer behavior and marketing activities will be reviewed.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Business Management, Finance, and Marketing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: STRT MRKT

Required Prerequisites: NLPS- Principles of Business; and Marketing Fundamentals

Recommended Prerequisites: Principles of Business Management or Marketing Fundamentals.

7100 Digital Manufacturing Systems

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Digital Manufacturing Systems Fundamentals introduces learners to basic concepts of industrial computer-controlled systems. The learner explores various types of programmable logic controllers (PLC) and participates in lab experiments designed to introduce programming principles, electronic inputs and outputs (analog and digital), and communication between system components including Ethernet protocols. Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to explain how the control processes are utilized to automate manufacturing facilities.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Advanced Manufacturing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: DIG MAN SYS

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Advanced Manufacturing

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7101 Gas Welding Processes

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

A course designed to cover the operation of Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) equipment. This will include all settings, adjustments and maintenance needed to weld with a wire feed system. Instruction on both short-arc and spray-arc transfer methods will be covered. Tee, lap, and open groove joints will be done in all positions with solid, fluxcore, and aluminum wire. Test plates will be made for progress evaluation. Schools will have the option to introduce students to both MIG and TIG welding rather than focusing solely on MIG welding.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Advanced Manufacturing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: GAS WEL PRC

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Welding Technology

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7102 Industrial Electrical Fundamentals

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

The Industrial Electrical Fundamentals course will introduce students to the National Electric Code and its application in designing and installing electrical circuits, selecting wiring materials and devices, and choosing wiring methods. Students will also gain a general understanding of common types of electric motors.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Advanced Manufacturing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: IND ELC FUN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Advanced Manufacturing; and Industrial Power Fundamentals

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7103 Industrial Power Fundamentals

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Industrial Power Fundamentals introduces students to the principles and components of fluid power and electricity. This includes current, voltage, resistance, power, inductance, capacitance, and transformers. Stresses the use of standard electrical tests, electrical equipment, and troubleshooting procedures. Students will also learn basic circuit design through the use of symbols and schematic diagrams to build a foundation for a career in fluid power technology. Safety procedures and practices are emphasized.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Advanced Manufacturing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: IN PWR FUN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Advanced Manufacturing

Recommended Prerequisites: none

7104 Machinery Installation and Maintenance

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Machinery Installation and Maintenance examines the procedures for the removal, repair and installation of machine components. The methods of installation, lubrication practices, and maintenance procedures for industrial machinery are analyzed. Also presented are the techniques involved in the calibration and repair of mechanical devices and the practice in computations pertaining to industrial machinery

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Advanced Manufacturing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: MACH INS MAIN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Advanced Manufacturing; and Industrial Power Fundamentals

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7105 Machining Fundamentals

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas. Qualifies as a quantitative reasoning course.

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Machining Fundamentals instructs students in shop safety, industrial terminology, and provides laboratory experience toward project completion on the conventional lathe, vertical and/or horizontal milling machine, and abrasive processing machines, including super abrasive technology processes. This course incorporates certification assessment for the National Institute of Metalworking Skills Manual Milling Certification.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Advanced Manufacturing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: MACH FUN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Precision Machining

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7106 Mechatronics Systems

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Mechatronics Systems covers the basic electrical and mechanical components and functions of a complex mechatronics system. Through a systems approach, students will learn about mechanical components which lead and support the energy through a mechanical system to increase efficiency and to reduce wear and tear. By understanding the complete system, students will learn and apply troubleshooting strategies to identify, localize and (where possible) to correct malfunctions. Preventive maintenance of mechanical elements and electrical drives as well as safety issues within the system will also be discussed.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Advanced Manufacturing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: MECH SYS

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Advanced Manufacturing; and Industrial Power Fundamentals

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7107 Precision Machining

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas. Qualifies as a quantitative reasoning course.

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Precision Machining introduces and instructs students in all aspects of Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machine operation and setup. The student will set up and operate CNC mills and lathes utilizing set-up, production, in-process inspection, and preventive maintenance methods similar to what the student may experience in the present day work environment. This course prepares students to take the NIMS Level I CNC operations certification.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Advanced Manufacturing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PREC MACH

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Precision Machining; and Machining Fundamentals

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7108 Principles of Advanced Manufacturing

Counts as: a directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Principles of Advanced Manufacturing is a course that includes classroom and laboratory experiences in Industrial Technology and Manufacturing Trends. Domains include safety and impact, manufacturing essentials, electricity, fluid power principles, mechanical principles, lean manufacturing, drafting principles, manufacturing programming, and careers in advanced manufacturing. Hands-on projects and team activities will allow students to apply learning on the latest industry technologies. Work-based learning experiences and industry partnerships are highly encouraged for an authentic industry experience.

Recommended Grade: Grade 11, Grade 9, Grade 10

Industry or Service: Advanced Manufacturing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN ADV MAN

Required Prerequisites: none

Recommended Prerequisites: Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing

7109 Principles of Precision Machining

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Principles of Precision Machining will instruct students in shop safety, industrial terminology, tools and machine tooling, measurement, and layout. Includes laboratory exercises to begin project completion of turning, milling, and grinding applications. This course incorporates certification assessment for the National Institute of Metalworking Skills Measurement, Materials and Safety, Job Planning, Benchwork, and Layout Certification. Applies mathematics in solving engineering and design related problems in the areas of die design, fabrication, assembly, special machinery, die casting and molds. Emphasizes geometric dimensioning and applying tolerances. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 11, Grade 9, Grade 10

Industry or Service: Advanced Manufacturing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN PREC MACH

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing

7110 Principles of Welding Technology

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Principles of Welding Technology includes classroom and laboratory experiences that develop a variety of skills in oxy-fuel cutting and basic welding. This course is designed for individuals who intend to make a career as a Welder, Technician, Designer, Researcher, or Engineer. Emphasis is placed on safety at all times. OSHA standards and guidelines endorsed by the American Welding Society (AWS) are used. Instructional activities emphasize properties of metals, safety issues, blueprint reading, electrical principles, welding symbols, and mechanical drawing through projects and exercises that teach students how to weld and be prepared for postsecondary and career success.

Recommended Grade: Grade 11, Grade 9, Grade 10

Industry or Service: Advanced Manufacturing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN WEL TCH

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: Introduction to Manufacturing

7111 Shielded Metal Arc Welding

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

This course involves the theory and application of the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process. Process theory will include basic electricity, power sources, electrode selection, and all aspects pertaining to equipment operation and maintenance. Laboratory welds will be performed in basic weld joints with a variety of electrodes in the flat, horizontal and vertical positions. Emphasis will be placed on developing the basic skills necessary to comply with AWS industry standards.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Advanced Manufacturing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: SHLD MAW

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Welding Technology

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7112 Agriculture Structures Fabrication and Design

Counts as: A directed elective or elective credits for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Agricultural Structures Fabrication and Design is a two-semester course that focuses on metal work and agricultural structures. This course will allow students to develop skills in welding and metalworking such as metal identification and properties, metal preparation, use of oxyacetylene torch, plasma cutting and cutting operations, arc welding, MIG welding, TIG welding. This course will also allow students to develop skills in construction in regard to the ag industry such as carpentry, masonry, etc.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: AG ST FAB DES

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Agriculture

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7113 Crop Management

Counts as: A directed elective or elective credits for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Crop Management will provide an understanding of plant nutrient requirements and how to provide for those needs to achieve efficient crop production through classroom and lab-based instruction. Students will understand proper fertilizer materials, application methods and techniques. Instruction on soil analysis by demonstrating proper soil testing techniques which will be used to create fertility plans for proposed crops. Integrated pest management and the evaluation of various pest controls with minimal impact on the environment will also be an emphasis of the course.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: CROP MAN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Agriculture

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7114 Greenhouse and Soilless Production

Counts as: A directed elective or elective credits for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Greenhouse and Soilless Production is a two-semester course that provides an overview of structural designs and uses of enclosed structures (greenhouses) to grow various plants and food. The course will focus on discussing different types of enclosed structures, management systems, and growing systems used to produce plants and food. The course will also present an overview of soilless growing systems such as hydroponics, aquaponics, aeroponics and fogponics. Students will utilize the school greenhouse as part of this course.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: GRN S PROD

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Agriculture

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7115 Landscape and Turf Management

Counts as: A directed elective or elective credits for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Landscape and Turf Management is a two-semester course that provides the student with an overview of the many career opportunities in the diverse field of landscape and turf management. Students are introduced to the procedures used in the planning and design of a landscape using current technology practices, the principles and procedures involved with landscape construction, the determination of maintenance schedules, communications, and management skills necessary in landscaping operations, and the care and use of equipment utilized by landscapers. Upon completion of the program, students have the opportunity to become Indiana Landscape Industry Certified through a state approved program.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: LAND TUR MAN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Agriculture

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7117 Principles of Agriculture

Counts as: A directed elective or elective credits for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Principles of Agriculture is a two-semester course that will cover the diversity of the agricultural industry and agribusiness concepts. Students will develop an understanding and the role of agriculture in the United States and globally. Topics covered in the course range from animals, plants, food, natural resources, ag power, structures and technology, as well as careers.

Recommended Grade: Grade 11, Grade 9, Grade 10

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN AG

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7118 Advanced Civil Construction

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Advanced Civil Construction builds upon the knowledge and skills learned in the fundamentals course and covers the second half of NCCER Heavy Highway Construction Level 1. Its modules cover topics such as rigging practices, crane safety and emergency procedures, basic principles of cranes, and crane communications. The NCCER Heavy Highway Construction Level 1 certificate and wallet card will also be awarded upon successful completion of this course.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: ADV CIV CON

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Construction Trades

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7119 Advanced Electrical

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Advanced Electrical covers topics such as alternating current, motors: theory and application, electric lighting, conduit bending, and pull and junction boxes. The second part of the course will cover topics such as conductor installations, cable tray, conductor terminations and splices, grounding and bonding, circuit breakers and fuses, control systems and fundamental concepts. Students will be ready to complete the NCCER Electrical Level 2 certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: ADV ELEC

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Construction Trades; and Electrical Fundamentals

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7120 Advanced Plumbing and Pipefitting

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Advanced Plumbing and Pipefitting prepares students for more advanced installations including structural penetrations, insulations, and water heaters. Additionally, students will gain a better understanding of basic electricity and fuel systems that are required for these advanced installations

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: ADV PLB PIPE

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Construction Trades; and Plumbing and Pipefitting Fundamentals

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7121 Civil Construction Fundamentals

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Civil Construction Fundamentals covers the first half of NCCER Heavy Highway Construction Level 1. Its modules cover topics such as orientation to the trade, identification of equipment used in heavy highway construction, heavy highway construction safety, work-zone safety, soils, site work, excavation math, and interpreting civil drawings. The NCCER Heavy Highway Construction Level 1 certificate will not be awarded until the student successfully completes both this course and Advanced Civil Construction.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: CIV CON FUN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Construction Trades

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7122 Construction Trades: Framing and Finishing

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Construction Trades: Framing and Finishing covers NCCER Carpentry Framing and Finishing Level 2. Its modules cover topics such as commercial drawings, roofing applications, thermal and moisture protection, exterior finishing, cold-formed steel framing, drywall installation and finishing, doors and door hardware, suspended ceilings, window, door, floor, and ceiling trim, and cabinet installation.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: CON TRD FR FIN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Construction Trades; and Construction Trades: General Carpentry

Recommended Prerequisites: None

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