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 Academy of Construction and Engineering

Are you thinking about your future? Are you looking for an exciting career with lots of opportunities for advancement? Right now there are thousands of jobs available in carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electrical construction, surveying, drafting, and engineering.

The Academy of Construction and Engineering prepares students to understand and apply cornerstone technological concepts and processes. Group and individual activities engage students in creating, developing innovations, and engineering practical solutions. Technology content, resources, and laboratory activities encourage student applications of science, mathematics, and other school subjects.  These are all STEM programs with opportunities for Honors credit!

The Construction program of study will provide students the opportunity to learn basic skills of construction and earn level one Carpentry certification through the National Center of Construction Education and Research (NCCER). The Engineering program of study provides opportunities for applied learning, and students may earn industry certifications as an AutoCAD Certified User, AutoCAD Certified Professional, and Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA).  The Drafting program of study allows students to learn valuable skills that can lead to employment as architectural or civil drafters.  This program also offered certification as an AutoCAD Certified User. 

All programs in the academy provide the foundation for students to enter postsecondary apprenticeship, community college, and four year programs.


        

Students can choose any of the options listed below as their sequence of courses in the academy.
 
Construction (THS Only)
Engineering (THS and BHS)
 
 
Building Construction Technologies I
Applied Engineering Technology I (Honors)
Building Construction Technologies II
Applied Engineering Technology II (Honors)
Building Construction Technologies III (Honors)
Applied Engineering Technology III (Honors)
  Advanced Technology Applications (Honors) - Optional

Drafting (THS Only)
 
Drafting I (Honors)
Drafting II (Honors)
Drafting III (Honors)
Drafting IV (Honors)
 
Students are able to complete more than one program of study if scheduling and space permits.  Several courses within the Engineering and Drafting programs of study may be used to satisfy the practical art credit graduation requirement.

       

                              
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