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Engineering Sciences

Engineering student holding a project partStudents in this field will explore careers in technology, industry and engineering. Students will explore entry, semiprofessional and professional levels of careers through hands-on projects in the area of engineering (transportation, electrical, mechanical, civil, power and construction). They will also participate in class activities and projects and hear speakers in the areas of engineering technology and industrial careers. (Each course is a year long divided into two semesters.)

*Students should choose three or more year long courses offered in this program in order to complete a course sequence to be considered a Concentrator
Note: These are the courses that are offered for the current school year. However, classes and locations are based on student enrollment and subject to cancelation if they do not meet minimum participation requirements.

Engineering 1-2
Students will be exposed to the design process, research and analysis, teamwork, communication methods, global and human impacts, engineering standards and technical documentation. This project-based class allows students to employ engineering and scientific concepts in the problem-solving process. Students will use state of the art 3D solid modeling design software and robotics systems. Student Organization: SkillsUSA

Prerequisite: None
Credit: 1
Grade: 9-12
Location: Shadow Ridge High School


Engineering 3-4
Students will develop a further understanding of engineering and technology, address design problems using a solution-finding process and select optimal design. Intermediate Engineering provides students with the opportunity to develop skills and understanding of course concepts through activity-, projectand problem-based learning. Students will use interactive 3D design engineering software, robotic systems, machining technology as well as 3D and Laser printing technologies. Student Organization: SkillsUSA

Prerequisite: Engineering 1-2
Credit: 1
Grade: 10-12
Location: Shadow Ridge High School


Engineering 5-6 Honors
Students will continue to develop an understanding of engineering and technology, address design problems using a solution-finding process and select optimal design. Advanced Engineering provides students with the opportunity to develop skills and understanding of the different concepts and disciplines of engineering through activities, projects and problem-based learning. Students will design and build a solar go-kart as well as building competition robots. Students will use interactive 3D design engineering software, robotic systems, Machining technology as well as 3D printing and Laser engraving technologies. Concepts will include the study of simple machines, circuits, mechanics of material, static and dynamics. Student Organization: SkillsUSA

Prerequisite: Engineering 3-4
Credit: 1
Grade: 11,-12
Location: Shadow Ridge High School


Engineering 7-8 Honors
Students will continue to develop an understanding of engineering and technology, address design problems using a solution-finding process and select optimal design. Advanced Engineering provides students with the opportunity to develop skills and understanding of the different concepts and disciplines of engineering through activities, projects and problem-based learning. Students will design and build a solar go-kart as well as building competition robots. Students will use interactive 3D design engineering software, robotic systems, Machining technology as well as 3D printing and Laser engraving technologies. Concepts will include the study of simple machines, circuits, mechanics of material, static and dynamics. Student Organization: SkillsUSA

Prerequisite: Engineering 5-6 Honors
Credit: 1
Grade: 12
Location: Shadow Ridge High School


Engineering Internship
Students will experience on-the-job training in the engineering career path. This one-semester course will allow CTE students who have completed the program sequence to experience on-the-job training in a career path. Requirements include three weeks of classroom instruction in job preparation and application and 60 hours per semester of on the job field work. Artifacts include a complete portfolio, two employer evaluations, two instructor field evaluations, a final, written summary and reflection. Students must provide their own transportation to the internship site.

Prerequisite: Application
Credit: 1
Grade: 12
Location: Shadow Ridge High School
 
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