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7201 Mechanical Design

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:

Mechanical Design provides students with a basic understanding of manufacturing principles and design and how they relate to technical drawing and design. Students will use their knowledge of 2D and 3D CAD to explore topics related to manufacturing. The course will cover working drawings both in detailing and assembly. Topics include: fastening devices, thread symbols and nomenclature, surface texture symbols, classes of fits, and the use of parts lists, title blocks and revision blocks. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: STEM

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: MECH DES

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Energy Technology

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7202 Principles of Design 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 Design Technology will provide students with a basic understanding of sketching practices and the features and considerations associated with the operation of computer-aided design (CAD) systems. Students will gain valuable hands-on experience creating sketches and using CAD software. Students will complete projects relating to specific technical drawing communication topics and disciplines.

Recommended Grade: Grade 11, Grade 9, Grade 10

Industry or Service: STEM

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN DES TECH

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7203 Principles of Energy 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 Energy Technology provides a broad understanding of the electric and natural gas utility industry and the energy generation, transmission, and distribution infrastructure, commonly called the “largest machine in the world,” which forms the backbone for the industry. The course includes business models, regulations, types of energy and their conversion to useable energy such as electric power, how generated power is transmitted and distributed to the point of use, emerging technologies and the connection to careers in the energy industry. Safety instruction covers topics including; Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), confined space, lock out/tag out, zero energy state, hazardous materials, storage of flammable materials, storage of fuel gas and high pressure gas cylinders, portable powered tool safety, hand tool safety, record keeping, training, employer enforcement of safety regulations, and right to know.

Recommended Grade: Grade 11, Grade 9, Grade 10

Industry or Service: STEM

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN ENER TECH

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7204 Automotive Body Repair

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 examines the characteristics of body metals and includes the installation of moldings, ornaments, and fasteners with emphasis on sheet metal analysis and safety. Additionally, this course introduces fundamentals of using hand and power tools in the repair of minor collision damage, with emphasis on safety. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Transportation

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: AUTO BDY REP

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Automotive Technology; and Automotive Paint and Welding

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7205 Automotive Brakes and 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:

This course gives students an in-depth study of vehicle electrical systems. Students will study the fundamentals of electricity and automotive electronics in various automotive systems. Additionally it teaches theory, service and repair of automotive braking systems. This course provides an overview of various mechanical brake systems used on today’s automobiles. This course will emphasize professional diagnosis and repair methods for brake systems.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Transportation

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: AUTO BRK ELE

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Automotive Services

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7206 Automotive Paint and 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 introduces auto paint considerations with emphasis on the handling of materials and equipment in modern automotive technologies. Provides basic skills and fundamental knowledge in oxy-fuel welding, cutting, brazing and plasma cutting, gas metal arc welding, squeeze type resistance welding, exterior panel welding and I-CAR welding test preparation. This course is designed for auto service and body technicians. Emphasizes safe practices in oxfuel and specific welding processes in the automotive body repair field.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Transportation

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: AUTO PT WELD

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Automotive Technology

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7207 Aviation Safety and Operations

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 is an overview of general aviation operations, including the operation and management of the Fixed Base Operation (FBO). It introduces the challenges and complexity of aviation security faced by aviation professionals across the industry and traces the evolution of current security approaches and explores technologies and processes targeting threat mitigation and improved operational efficiency. Emphasis will be placed on financial and operational considerations as well as on regulatory requirements and constraints.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Transportation

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: AVI SAF OPS

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Aviation Management

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7210 Diesel Steering and Brakes

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 studies steering, and suspension systems commonly used on modern tractors and trailers. Study will include steering and suspension components, power steering units, alignment theory and procedures, tire repair and service, and wheel balancing. Diagnosis, repair, and servicing of components including modern air suspension systems will be emphasized. Additionally, this course will cover theory, service, and repair of medium and heavy truck brake systems and their components. Emphasis is given to air brakes and their theory of operation, repair, and service of system components. Spring brakes and anti-lock systems will be studied on tractors and trailers. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Transportation

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: DSL STR BRKS

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Diesel Technology

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7211 Diesel Transmission and Engine Repair

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 explores theory, diagnosis, and overhaul procedures related to manual transmissions and differentials. Course includes service of twin countershaft, under-drive, overdrive, power-dividers, and air shift systems. Additionally, this course Studies precision tools, equipment, and procedures needed to repair modern diesel engines. Repair, proper assembly, and component identification are studied along with service of removable cylinder liners.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Transportation

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: DSL TRN ENGI REP

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Diesel Technology

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7212 Engine Performance

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 takes an in-depth look at engine performance, including concepts in the diagnosis and repair of ignition, fuel, emission and related computer networks. This course presents engine theory and operation and studies the various engine designs utilized today. This course also takes an in-depth look at engine performance, including advanced concepts in the diagnosis and repair of ignition, fuel, emission and related computer networks. This course presents engine theory and operation and studies the various engine designs utilized today. Hybrid/Alternative fuel technology will also be introduced.

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Transportation

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: ENG PERF

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Automotive Services; and Brakes and Electrical

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7213 Principles of Automotive Services

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 gives students an overview of the operating and general maintenance systems of the modern automobile. Students will be introduced to the safety and operation of equipment and tools used in the automotive industry. Students will study the maintenance and light repair of automotive systems. Also, this course gives students an overview of the electrical operating systems of the modern automobile. Students will be introduced to the safety and operation of equipment and tools used in the electrical diagnosis and repair in the automotive electrical industry. Students will study the fundamentals of electricity and automotive electronics. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 11, Grade 9, Grade 10

Industry or Service: Transportation

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN AUTO SER

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7214 Principles of Aviation Management

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 provides the student the opportunity to develop an understanding of various aspects of the aviation industry to include general regulations and laws associated with the field. Included is an overview of the aviation field and all employment opportunities. Areas of study include aerodynamics, aircraft systems, performance, weight and balance, physiology, regulations, cross country planning, weather, and decision-making skills. Students will also learn of the departments associated with an airport and their impact on the industry as a whole. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 11, Grade 9, Grade 10

Industry or Service: Transportation

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN AVI MAN

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7215 Principles of Collision Repair

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 gives students an overview of the electrical operating systems of the modern automobile. Students will be introduced to the safety and operation of equipment and tools used in the electrical diagnosis and repair in the automotive electrical industry. Students will study the fundamentals of electricity and automotive electronics. This course also provides students an overview of the operating and general maintenance systems of the modern automobile. Students will be introduced to the safety and operation of equipment and tools used in the automotive collision industry. Students will study the basics of collision repair in the automotive industry.

Recommended Grade: Grade 11, Grade 9, Grade 10

Industry or Service: Transportation

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN COL REP

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7216 Principles of Diesel Services

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 introduces the maintenance requirements and procedures of modern diesel engines and medium and heavy-duty trucks. Proper procedures and requirements for the Federal Highway Safety Inspection (DOT) will be discussed and practiced. In addition, this course gives students an overview of the electrical operating systems of the modern automobile. Students will be introduced to the safety and operation of equipment and tools used in the electrical diagnosis and repair in the automotive electrical industry. Students will study the fundamentals of electricity and automotive electronics. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 11, Grade 9, Grade 10

Industry or Service: Transportation

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN DSL SERV

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7217 Private Pilot Theory

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 student will receive ground school knowledge required for certification as a private pilot with an airplane single engine land rating. Areas of study include aerodynamics, aircraft systems, performance, weight and balance, physiology, regulations, cross country planning, weather, and decision-making skills. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 12, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Transportation

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PVT PLT THRY

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Aviation Management

Recommended Prerequisites: None

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