Course Catalog - Engineering

Construction Careers Academy

Science Technology, Engineering & Mathematics - Engineering

Business & Industry or STEM Endorsement

PR: Prerequisite   |   CR: Credit for Course   |   SEM: Semesters   |   LC: Local Credit


(It is recommended students follow the program of study sequence level 1-4 as outlined by TEA.)

 

Principles of Construction M (9-10) #8096

Principles of Construction is intended to provide an introduction and lay a solid foundation for those students entering the construction or craft skilled areas. The course provides a strong knowledge of construction safety, construction mathematics, and common hand and power tools.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Engineering Design and Presentation I M (10-11) #8708

Students will use multiple software applications and tools necessary to produce and present working drawings, solid model renderings, and prototypes of engineering designs. Students will implement the design process to transfer advanced academic skills to component designs. Students explore entry level requirements and career opportunities in engineering, technology, and drafting.

PR: Algebra I

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Engineering Design and Presentation II (11-12) #8702

Students enrolled in this course will demonstrate knowledge and skills of the design process as it applies to engineering fields using multiple software applications and tools necessary to produce and present working drawings, solid model renderings, 34 and prototypes. Students will use a variety of computer hardware and software applications to complete assignments and projects. Through implementation of the design process, students will transfer advanced academic skills to component designs. Emphasis will be placed on using skills from ideation through prototyping.

PR: Algebra I and Geometry

SEM: 2 CR: 2

 

Practicum in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics M (12) #8716

The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the STEM Career Cluster.

PR: Algebra I and Geometry

SEM: 2 CR: 2