It is the policy of the Central DeWitt Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination.If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact Dr. Dan Peterson, Superintendent, 331 E. 8th St., P.O. Box 110, DeWitt, IA 52742, phone 563-659-0700, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Central DeWitt Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study:
Course Title Grade in which course may be taken Prerequisites
The national organization, FFA, is an integral part of the instructional program in agricultural education and an extension of the classroom instruction. All agriculture students are encouraged to join FFA by paying yearly dues of $20 (this amount covers local, state, and national dues). Additionally, all students taking agricultural courses should complete a record book detailing their supervised agricultural experience (SAE) for the year.
815: Intro. To Ag and FFA/semester 9-10
This class is ideal for students who are interested in agriculture careers and participating in the FFA program. This class is designed so that students will be studying Agriculture while also learning to be a leader in the FFA organization. On the agriculture side of the course, students will learn the basics of animal care, simple farm & home maintenance, natural resource management, agriculture career options, soil science and crop production. As an FFA member, students will be expected to learn the history of the FFA organization, learn the FFA Creed, complete in FFA competitions, participate in FFA events and work on student leadership qualities. This class will include many lab activities and is an introductory course for many of the other Agriculture classes offered. Students will be expected to participate in class lectures, lab activities and FFA to be successful in the course. Each student will be expected to have a supervised agricultural experience (SAE) program.
816: Pre-animal Science/semester 9-10-11-12 Intro to Ag and FFA
This is an introductory Animal Science class. Students will learn about the different animal species (beef, dairy, sheep, goats, swine, poultry, and horses), the breeds of these animals, fee and care of the different species, housing needs, and the different way to market the animals in order to make an income. Basic livestock judging will also be introduced in this class. Each student will be expected to have a supervised agricultural experience (SAE) program.
831:Agricultural Communications/semester 10-11-12 Intro to Ag and FFA
Only offered on ODD numbered years (2017-18)
This course develops an understanding of fundamental skills necessary to be successful in the agricultural communications industry. Provide guided practice and applied experience utilizing various styles of communication including oral, written, visual and electronic communications. Techniques of communications will include: traditional print media, brochure development, photography, videography, computer program applications, and Internet usage. Leadership development will be provided through FFA. Each student will be expected to have a supervised agricultural experience (SAE) program.
832: Agricultural Leadership/semester 10-11-12 Intro to Ag and FFA
The purpose of this course is to assist students in developing their knowledge, attitudes, skills and aspirations regarding leadership development in an agricultural setting or provide them with the beginning foundation for any setting. The goal of this course is to encourage students to be knowledgeable, caring, decision makers. Students in our program desiring to develop and expand their leadership skills are encouraged to take this course. Participation in FFA student organization activities and Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) projects is an integral course component for leadership development.
843:Plant Science/semester 10-11-12 Intro to Ag and FFA
Plant Science will cover the plant side of agriculture focusing mostly on crop production. Crops such as corn, soybeans, small grains, alfalfa, and specialty crops will be all explored in depth. Students will learn about how plants grow, what plants need to grow, and how people alter normal plant growth. Students will enjoy making connection between the seed, field, and food. Each student will be expected to have a supervised agricultural experience (SAE) program.
844:Small Animals/semester 9-10-11-12 Intro to Ag and FFA
This course focuses primarily on dogs and cats, providing instruction on general health care, emergency responses, and nutrition of our favorite four-legged friends. Students will understand anatomy, nutrition, health care, pet ownership and maintenance of all small animals. Other animals covered will be rabbits, fish, and birds. If you are interested in a career with small animals, this is the course for you! Each student will be expected to have a supervised agricultural experience (SAE) program.
AGH-221: Horticulture/semester/Dual Credit 11-12
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PG. 2
This course is a study in horticulture. The goal of this course is to provide the basic knowledge in horticulture science and clearly illustrate how that knowledge is applied in both home and production agriculture. Working with various flowering and vegetable plants in the greenhouse and conduction plant ID. Student will work with landscaping plants and projects around their community. Students are also responsible for the production, care and planting of all the City of DeWitt flowers.
AGS-119: Advanced Animal Science (Large Animal)/ Dual credit 11-12 Intro to Ag and FFA
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PG. 2 Pre-Animal Science
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the practices, management programs, labor requirements, reproduction programs, gestation periods, sanitation, health and disease control concerns of livestock management. The student will also gain background knowledge needed to comprehensively advise livestock producers on livestock production enterprises.
848:Agricultural Sales/semester 10-11-12 Intro to Ag and FFA
Only offered on EVEN numbered years (2016-17)
This class will introduce students to one of the largest career opportunities in any vocation area. Students will learn the steps involved in setting up the sale, conduction the sale and finally closing sale. Students will learn how to develop materials to promote products; to compare product; and to enhance features of products. Students will develop multiple sales presentations from start to finish. This course is very heavily project-based. Each student will be expected to have a supervised agricultural experience (SAE) program.
849:Farm Business Management/semester/Dual Credit 11-12 Intro to Ag and FFA
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PG. 2 Only offered EVEN# years (2016-17) Plant Science, Animal Science
This course will introduce students to all aspects of owning and operating a farming business operation. We will cover goals, balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, business operations, taxes, etc., all related to the agricultural industry. Each student will be expected to have a supervised agricultural experience (SAE) program.
Agricultural Marketing/semester 11-12 Intro to Ag and FFA
Only offered on ODD numbered years (2017-18) Plant Science
The Ag-Ed student who is interested in the financial world of agriculture. All aspects finances in the world of agriculture will be covered including financial instruments, credit, markets and marketing, basis, financial strategies. Each student will be expected to have a supervised agricultural experience (SAE) program.
Independent Study Course
829:Veterinary Science/semester 11-12 Pre-Animal Science Allowed in only by instructor approval Small Animals, Animal Science
This course introduces students to the field of veterinary science. Major topics include veterinary terminology, safety, sanitation, anatomy/physiology, clinical exams, hospital procedures, parasitology, posology, laboratory techniques, nutrition, disease, office management, and animal management. Careers are also explored. Leadership development will be provided through FFA. Each student will be expected to have a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) Program.
920: Personal Finance I/semester 11-12 predetermined by Guidance and Admin
Transition this to be a senior class only. Will be a group of juniors that will not be taking this until Senior year. This one-semester required course includes the following topics: Setting financial and education goals, budgeting and spending, income taxes, auto insurance, homeowners’s/renter’s insurance, banking, credit, saving and investing. The course also includes how to plan for a career and to finance your post-secondary education.
950: Introduction to Business/semester 9-10-11-12
This one-semester course will present students with an introduction to basic concepts of business. It will also acquaint students with the many diverse fields and opportunities in the business world. Finally, this course will give students a basic background from which to continue their study in specific areas of business.
923: Business Concepts/semester 11-12 Introduction to Business
What do your favorite band, Twitter, and the Wall Street Journal have in common? A: They are all businesses. Business Concepts will open your eyes to the world of business through the eyes of management. This course presents concepts in business management, business planning, decision-making and entrepreneurship. The course will present topics such as management responsibilities, managers as leaders, business planning and organization and human relation skills. This hands-on course includes a variety of projects and learning activities. One major project gives students the opportunity to learn about the process of starting your own business including writing a business plan and presenting it to potential investors.
933: Information Processing/semester 9-10-11
Information Processing is a one-semester course that includes a short review of keyboard and techniques. Students will utilize keyboarding/language skills to focus on improving speed and accuracy while learning to format documents such as memos, letters, reports and tables. The course will introduce other applications such as Excel and PowerPoint. Learning and improving these skills will help students improve their productivity and enhance their employability in the future.
BCA-129: Basis Word Processing /Intro to Microsoft Powerpoint 10-11-12
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PROGRAMS PG. 2 (combined class)
Basic Word Processing is designed to give the student an introductory knowledge of the Office, 2013 program. Topics to be covered include creating, printing, and editing documents; formatting documents; using templates; cutting and pasting between documents; creating headers, footers, footnotes and endnotes in reports; and creating tables with graphs. Excel basics will be included.
Intro to Microsoft Powerpoint will cover the following. Skills are needed to help deliver a dynamic, professional-looking message to an audience. Customized visual presentations contain diagrams, charts, tables, pictures, shapes, sounds, and animation effects to make a presentation more effective. Students will learn how to customize presentations that will reinforce a speaker’s message and help the audience retain information presented. Basics of Excel is included.
953: Entertainment Marketing/semester 10-11-12 Introduction to Business
Why would Volkswagen choose an e-mail campaign over a television commercial? How does Nike determine its pricing strategy? Why would Doritos spend $3 million for a 30 second Super Bowl commercial? Through projects and problem solving you will get inside marketers’ heads and find out what makes them tick. Projects in the course will challenge you to analyze the business world around you, work through key marketing decisions such as pricing and product image, and use your knowledge to develop a marketing strategy.
956: Business Law/semester 11-12 Introduction to Business
This course is about you as a consumer. What are your rights when dealing with employment issues, contracts, businesses, purchasing property, property disputes, financing, purchasing products, and actions of other people? This course studies actual court cases in order to better understand your rights as a citizen. If you like to debate and discuss issues that don’t always seem to have a clear answer, this course could be for you.
965: Fundamentals of Accounting/semester 10-11-12
How much should we pay employees? How much should we charge for our products? These are questions businesses must ask themselves and accounting helps them answer. This course will provide you with a background in the basic accounting procedures used to operate a business or maintain personal business records. The accounting procedures presented will also serve as a sound background for employment in office jobs and preparation for studying future business courses in both high school and college. The complete accounting cycles for a service business organized as a proprietorship will be covered.
ACC-111: Intro to Accounting/semester/dual credit 10-11-12 Fundamentals of Accounting
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PROGRAMS- PG. 2
This course will give you an introduction to the field of accounting, “the language of business”. Students will build on the concepts from Fundamentals of Accounting. This course will help you understand the financial process that all organizations have to utilize whether they are a small one person business, a large corporation or a non-profit organization. No matter what career you choose, a background in accounting will provide a foundation for your business knowledge.
962: Advanced Accounting/semester 11-12 Introduction to Accounting
What role does accounting play in planning an event, designing a new product, and investing? This course will focus on applying accounting concepts to managerial decisions, payroll, taxes and investing using computerized accounting programs. Real world simulations will be utilized to expand your accounting skills beyond introductory accounting. This course is recommended for students considering a major in a business related field.
BUS-106: Employment Strategies/semester /dual credit 11-12
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PROGRAMS- PG. 2
What skills are employers looking for? Students will develop successful lifetime job search skills and career management tools. The topics covered in the course will include the changing workplace, career decision-making and planning; job search and employment acquisition; workplace ethics and attitudes; workplace health, safety, and legal matters; employee and employer rights and responsibilities; diversity; and 21st century skills. Students will be developing an e-Portfolio that will prepare them for entering college or the workforce and applying for scholarships.
BUS-908: Internship /1 or 2 semesters/dual credit 12 Employment Strategies
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PROGRAMS-PG 2 (2-3 credits depending on hours)
Consent of Instructor
This senior year course provides an opportunity for students to prepare for their future careers by coordinating an internship linking their interests and goals with experience in the workplace. Emphasis is placed on personal and professional development in a variety of occupational areas. A progressive training plan of new learning activities and responsibilities will be designed for each individual student to provide as many varied work experiences as possible within the internship. Students will utilize a blended learning component to explore job-related issues including Conflict Resolution, Teamwork, Health and Safety and Communication Skills. This will give students a chance to explore career pathways before committing to a post-secondary major. It will also allow students the chance to network with area professionals, which will lead to more opportunities for them in the future. Certain guidelines and expectations of students are closely monitored since the program is designed to be a training program and an extension of the school setting. Upon acceptance into the internship program, the coordinating instructor will assist in finding a suitable placement for the intern. Students must work a minimum of 128 hours per semester (7 hours/week). Students/parents must provide their own transportation. Students must have 2 blocks available for each semester registered for the program.
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE
810: Fashion/semester 9-10-11-12
This is an exciting and colorful semester course designed to cover Clothes and Fashion, Apparel Industries, Textiles, Design, Consumerism, and Apparel Careers. There will be some laboratory textile and clothing emphasis.
850: Foods and Nutrition I/semester 9-10-11-12
Foods and Nutrition I is a one-semester course intended for the beginning cook. It is the first course in a sequence of six offered as an Occupational Foods Training Program. It would also be suitable for a student interested in current food-related topics involving nutrition and its relationship to good health and consumerism. Students will cook approximately twice a week.
855: Foods and Nutrition II/semester 9-10-11-12 Foods I
Foods and Nutrition II is a one-semester course that is a continuation of Foods and Nutrition I. It is the second in a sequence of six offered as an Occupational Training Program.
857: Meal Management I/semester 10-11-12 Foods II
Meal Management I is the third in a series of six offered as an Occupational Foods Training Course. Students will further develop skills learned in Foods & Nutrition I and II. In addition, they will expand into full meal preparation as well as individual recipe production. The course contains information for the basic consumer or for the student interested in a career in the food service industry. Students will begin the ServSafe curriculum leading to a certificate in Safety and Sanitation for foodservice employees.
858: Meal Management II/semester 10-11-12 Meal Management I
Meal Management II is the fourth in a series of six offered as an Occupational Foods Training Course. This course emphasizes more complex food production using food chemistry to analyze cooking processes. Students will find this course to be exciting and challenging. The students engage in activities revolving around restaurant management and actually serve customers once per month. Students will complete the ServSafe curriculum and offered an opportunity to test for the certificate for foodservice employees. Not necessary for 2016-17 school year.
859-Fundamentals of Baking/semester 11-12 Foods & Nutrition I&II
Instructor Approval Meal Management I &II
This course is for a student with very little baking or pastry experience. Students will cover the basics of theory and preparation of baked items. Science and math will play a large role in this course. Items the students will prepare include yeast bread, cookies, creams, puddings, pie crusts and filling and quick breads. The focus of the course is on standard production methods for a successful product in small and large scale batches. Meal Management II not necessary until 17-18 year.
862: Chef Youth Apprenticeship/semester 11-12 Foods & Nutrition I & II
With Instructor Approval Meal Management I & II
Students enrolled in this course will receive college articulated credit and practical experience in American Culinary Federation approved work processes under the direction of a certified chef.
863: Safety and Sanitation 11-12 Foods & Nutrition I & II
for Culinary Arts/semester With Instructor Approval Meal Management I & II
This course will provide students with a solid foundation in food service sanitation and safety. Upon completion of this course, a Sanitation and Safety certificate will be issued. In addition, students will be given the opportunity to take the State of Illinois exam for certification, recognized by employers in both Illinois and Iowa.
860: Real World Living “RWL”/semester 11-12
The class will only be offered to juniors and seniors and will encompass skills for becoming better prepared to navigate life in the ‘real world’. We will discuss a variety of topics, such as personal identity, healthy and unhealthy relationships, the communication process, reaching goals, understanding values, employability skills, and others. The course is designed to help our older students better understand the importance of being prepared to lead successful lives after high school.
870: House and Home/semester 9-10-11-12
House and Home is a one-semester course. The first quarter will focus on the selection of housing based on one’s values, lifestyles and stage of life. The second quarter will focus on the interior of a home.
880: Child Development I/semester 9-10-11-12
This is a one-semester course that explores the various phases of parenthood. Students will learn the basic skills needed to care for, nurture, and guide children from infant through age three.
881: Child Development II/semester 9-10-11-12 Child Development I
Child Development II explores the child from ages 4 – 6. Students will learn how a child develops physically, emotionally, and socially. Students will plan and teach a preschool. Any student who passes Child Development I and II with an A or B will have met the articulation requirement for course work at EICC. Availability is limited to students who have a sincere desire to work with children and learn about child behavior. We encourage students to take this class only if the above applies as space is limited.
HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION
551: Sophomores & Freshman/semester Required
571: Juniors & Seniors/semester
All PE is now included in GPA (includes Personal Fitness and Early Bird)
Physical Education classes will give the student a basic background in many leisure-time and fitness activities. The importance of fitness in relation to general well being is stressed. Generally speaking, activities are divided by the season of the year with each activity lasting for two to five weeks. Under State Law, all students are required to take physical education unless excused by a doctor. If excused from participation by a doctor, they will still be expected to attend class so that they at least will have an understanding of the activities.
Each student should have a t-shirt, shorts, socks, gym shoes, and deodorant. A long sleeve sweatshirt will be needed for the fall and spring months outdoors.
FALL WINTER SPRING
Softball Volleyball Softball(In/Outdoor)
Frisbee Basketball Golf
Field Hockey Bowling Broom Ball
Flag Football Conditioning Exercises Tennis
Aerobic Running/Race walking Cross-Country Skiing
Soccer Aerobic Dance
Team Hand Ball
556: Lifetime Wellness/semester 10-11-12
Muscle confusion and nutrition are the core components of this class. Lifetime Wellness is designed as a high intensity low impact class with individual exercise programs built around the students needs by meeting all fitness levels. We will focus not only on muscle growth but overall conditioning including mind, balance, and flexibility. Possible activities to be included are:
Pre/Post Assessment, Kickboxing, Circuit Training, Core work, Kettle bells, Body Bars, Plyometrics, Bands, Stability ball and yoga.
581: Personal Fitness I/semester 9-10-11-12
This course is geared toward goals of the individual. Using the equipment in the fitness room, a student will be able to pursue weight loss, strength training, speed training, general fitness, or a combination of any of these.
582: Personal Fitness II/semester 10-11-12 Personal Fitness I
This class is designed to fit the needs of individuals who have excelled in Personal Fitness I. This class gives students the opportunity to be challenged even more through intensive cardiovascular endurance, speed, agility, strength performance and testing. Students will not be admitted into this class solely based on athletic ability. Only students who have displayed the ability to be persistent, resilient and eager to work will be considered.
555: Early Bird PE/semester 10-11-12
This course will meet every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6:30 am to 7:30 am. This course is geared toward goals of the individual. Using the equipment in the fitness room, a student will be able to pursue weight loss, strength training, speed training, general fitness, or a combination of any of these.
600: Health I/semester 9-10
Health instruction in this one-semester required course will include personal health; food and nutrition; environmental health; safety and survival skills; consumer health; family life; substance abuse and nonuse; mental health; health resources; prevention and control of disease, including sexually transmitted diseases; and CPR certification.
601: Health II/semester 11-12 (10 with instructor permission 2nd sem only) Health I
Health I & II will be a semester in-depth study of sports medicine (1st quarter) and other selected health topics such as physical fitness, nutritional values, environmental problems, family relationships, and other health related topics.
617: Health III /one semester 11- 12 Health I, Health II and Biology
Health III is a one semester course for students who are interested in a health-related career. A high school instructor teaches the course with assistance from medical professionals. The course includes both academic studies and field experience. This is a comprehensive study of health occupations and what is expected of a health professional.
619: Health III (CNA) /semester 11-12 Health I, Health II, Health III
Health III (CNA) is a one-semester course for students interested in working in acute or long-term care facilities. Classes will meet at the Health Science Building (923 4th Avenue East and 10th Street). All students must attend 45 hours of classroom activity. Each student will have to attend “30 hours of clinicals” at Westwing Place in DeWitt (scheduled at different times from the class time). At the end of the class, each student will have the opportunity to take the State Board of Exams for their CNA certification, at the student’s expense. Must be 17 years old by the time class begins, to be a CNA you must be 18.
803: Intro to Technology/semester 9-10-11
This is a semester course based on a variety of technology areas (Drafting, Woods, Welding, Metals and Manufacturing). Students will be working on activities/projects relating to each subject during class/lab time. Basic math, measuring, interpretation of mechanical blue prints, machine operation and other standards are required. The course is based upon hands on projects and a basic understanding of the various technology areas and requirements listed above.
805: Principles of Technology I 9-10-11-12 Enrolled in Core Algebra I
This is a semester course where students will learn about the basic principles of engineering/technology and how fluids and mechanical systems work together. Students will learn about force, work, rate, resistance, energy, power and design and how it is used in the technology world. This will be accomplished through classroom discussion, associated labs, and mathematic equations which will help them to determine finding and results from various experiments. Various projects/labs include simple machine (Rube Goldberg Machine), engineering product design, Catapult build, egg drop design contraption, hydraulic robot arm design and build, and human ergonomics design.
821: Construction Technology I/semester 9-10-11-12
This is a woodworking course designed to introduce students to general woodworking practices. Student will expand their knowledge and experience through various projects, lessons, and vocabulary. Students will be expected to learn about and safely use hand tools, power tools, and woodworking machinery. The projects are designed o give students as much experience as possible by using many different machines and tools. The projects will also cover as many aspects of the building and woodworking industries as is possible in an entry level course. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have woodworking skills that will be useful in any aspect of the construction industry. Additionally, the student should have a broader understanding of construction processes as well as more in depth problem solving skills.
822: Construction Technology II/semester 9-10-11-12 Const. Tech I
This course is an introduction to the basic building materials, terminology, components, methods, and sequences in residential construction. It is designed to give students basic, entry level skills in construction and related trades along with an overview of career opportunities available. This course focuses on safety and the proper use of both hand and power tools as well as the various materials used in the construction industry. This course also provides students the experience needed to enroll in Building Trades I as a Junior or Senior.
Building Trades I/semester/dual credit 10-11-12 Const. Tech I & II
SEE COLLEGE CREDITS PG-2 NOT OFFERED UNTIL 2017-18
Students must complete an application in order to be considered for this course. (Attendance/discipline and willingness to work with others will be looked at for acceptance.) This is a yearlong class that works towards mastering the principles of carpentry, masonry, concrete finishing, electrical work, HVAC, and plumbing. Students will actually demonstrate and perform the tasks of; blueprint reading, concrete finishing, wall framing, roof framing, floor coverings, trim and cabinet installation, and drywall installation. Students will also get experience in Electrical, plumbing and HVAC. Students will be held to the highest standards of behavior and respect. This is a college class and mostly will take place on an actual job site. Safety will be at the highest priority. Students are expected to be on time, as well as conduct themselves in a professional manner or a potential removal from the course will be made.
Building Trades II/semester/dual credit 11-12 Const. Tech I & II
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PG-2 NOT OFFERED UNTIL 2017-18 Building Trades I
This is a continuation of Building Trades I. Students in Building Trades II will be asked to take on more of a crew leader responsibility. This curriculum will ground the trainee in the basic knowledge and principles of carpentry, masonry, concrete finishing, electrical work, HVAC, and plumbing. He or she will become skilled in different phase of a project from start to finish. Once completing this course, the trainee will be able to interpret construction drawings; perform quality concrete and brickwork; frame walls, ceilings, and floors of a structure; and install the proper wiring and piping for electrical, and plumbing systems.
823: Metals I/semester 10-11-12
Metals I is a semester course which includes study in the areas of welding, cutting torch, measuring, design/blue print reading, fabrication, metal tempering and plasma cam cutting. Other areas of study may include millwork, lathe work, sheet metal and/or foundry.
824: Metals II/semester 10-11-12 Metals I
Metals II will concentrate on the more advanced applications of the metal industry. Students will use their knowledge of metal obtained in the Metals I course to further their knowledge and skills. Students will learn about use and safety of machining equipment as well as several welding applications. Students will spend the first nine weeks in the classroom along with some demonstrations in the lab. The second nine weeks will be spent in the lab completing a variety of projects using the metal machines and welders. Some labs may include the use of measuring, lathe work, forging, millwork, sheet metal, welding, plasma cam cutting, heat-treating and/or manufacturing.
DRF-131: Basic Drafting & Design/semester/ dual credit 9-10-11-12
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PROGRAMS-PG 2 (9th grade with instructor/guidance approval)
This course covers the fundamentals and foundations of drafting and design. This course will develop students skills in the areas of sketching techniques and lettering as well as the use of drafting instruments. Major units of instruction will include sketching applications, lines and lettering, drafting geometry, and multiviews.
CAD -286: Solid Works Modeling/semester/dual credit 10-11-12 Basic Drafting & Design
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PROGRAMS-PG 2
This course will introduce students to the basic and more advanced parametric modeling concepts using SolidWorks. Coverage will also include customizing the SolidWorks environment, Parametric Equations and Design Tables. Other areas of coverage will include sweeps, lofts and reference geometry creation. Students will follow tutorials in each chapter and will use the skills learned in the tutorials to complete assigned projects at the end of each chapter.
CAD-263: Solid Works Assembly/semester/dual credit 11-12 Instructor Approval
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PROGRAMS-PG 2
This course will introduce students to the Assembly Modeling functionality of SolidWorks. Topics will include basic assembly functionality, sub-assemblies, creating features at the assembly level and exploded assemblies. Assembly Mates will be covered in order to create complex interconnected models.
CAD-264: Solid Works Basic Detailing/semester/dual credit 11-12 Solid Works Assembly
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PROGRAMS-PG 2 See Instructor
This course will introduce students to the Detailing or 2D drawing creation functionality of SolidWorks. Students will use orthographic projection skills previously mastered to create multi-view drawings of 3D part models. Drawings will have full associability with the part models allowing automatic updates from part model to drawing and drawing to part model. Students will also use the SolidWorks drawing functionality to create 2D drawings of assembly models. Exploded assembly views will be created and bill of materials generated from the assembly model.
CAD-287: Solid Works Applications/semester/dual credit 11-12 CAD-264, CAD-286
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PROGRAMS- PG 2 See Instructor
This is an advanced course dealing with real life manufacturing situations that students will be faced with while use SolidWorks. Multi-body parts, sheet metal and top-down assembly, weldments and 3D sketching and surfacing and mold tools will be covered.
CAD-288: Solid Works CSWA Prep/semester/dual credit 11-12 CAD-287
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PROGRAMS- PG2
This course covers all the areas of study from the previous SolidWorks courses. These include part modeling, assembly modeling and drawing creation. It will prepare students to take the CSWA test which will be administered at the end of the course.
CAD-196: Architectural Drafting/semester/ dual credit 10-11-12 Basic Drafting & Design
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PROGRAMS – PG. 2
The purpose of this one-semester course is to develop an interest in the field of architecture. The student chooses a house style and draws the following: furniture layout, dimensioned floor plan, electrical layout of each level, elevation of every side, window and door schedule, typical wall section, and detail drawing of all cabinets. A two-point perspective drawing will be made of their house and the computer will be introduced as part of architectural drafting.
DSL-815: Preventative Maint./semester/Dual credit 11-12 Guidance Office Approval
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PROGRAMS-PG 2
There are two courses in this program, Preventative Maintenance and Automotive Shop Safety. The Preventative Maintenance course allows students to learn how to perform prevention maintenance inspection of the cab, electric and frame, and truck trailers. The Automotive Shop Safety course is designed to acquaint the student with the proper personnel and shop safety procedures needed to function in an automotive shop. Tool identification, tool care and maintenance will be covered. Policy, procedures and orientation will also be included in this course.
WEL-274: Welding I/Shielded Metal Arc/semester/dual credit 11-12 Metals II
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PROGRAMS – PG. 2
Welding I is a course offered to students who wish to pursue a career in, or learn about, advanced welding techniques and procedures. The course will require students to complete welds in the four basic weld positions, completion of various joint welds and the use of stick (SWAW) process.
WEL-275: Welding II/Gas Metal Arc/semester/dual credit 11- 12 Welding I
SEE COLLEGE CREDIT PROGRAMS – PG. 2
Welding II covers safety and GMAW (MIG) welding techniques in all positions such as horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. Variety of hands on projects/experiments integrates and reinforces theoretical concepts in the laboratory setting.