Industrial Tech
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Industrial Education

The Industrial Technology classes study Communication Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Construction Technology, Transportation Technology and Bio-Related Technology. There is an emphasis on personal development by doing assignments and activities from the Professional Development Program. Skills USA VICA is the student organization, which provides the student with leadership and skill based competition.
 
 
 
   
 

Clubs and Activities

 
Skills USA Vica (VICA Auto)
VSO - Vocational Student Organization
Skills USA VICA is a VSO (Vocational Student Organization) for trade, technology, industrial, and health occupation students. Students learn leadership skills, organizational skills, and people skills, as well as have opportunity to compete with their vocational skills in Regional, State, and National contests.
 

SkillsUSA–VICA
VSO - Vocational Student Organization
SkillsUSA–VICA is a national organization serving more than 250,000 high school and college students and professional members who are enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations.

SkillsUSA prepares America's high performance workers. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills. It emphasizes total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA also promotes understanding of the free enterprise system and involvement in community service activities.

Course Descriptions

IE110 AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I
Grades:10, 11, 12           1 Year   1 Credit
Fee:
$25.00
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.

This course will provide students with hands-on experience in automotive maintenance and repair. Topics will include preventive maintenance, tires, electrical/electronic systems, tune-ups, brakes, and engine operations. Safety will be emphasized. Participation in SkillsUSA is recommended.

IE111 AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY II
Grades:11, 12    1 Year   1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Automotive Technology I or application and approval, grade of C or better in Auto I Fee: $25.00
This course may be taken concurrently with Automotive Technology III.
C
an be taken for dual credit
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.

This course will expose students to a real-world work environment. Students will enhance their troubleshooting and repair skills. Safety will be emphasized. Participation in SkillsUSA is recommended.

IE112 AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY III
Grades:12         1 Year   1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Automotive Technology II or application and approval
Fee:
$25.00
C
an be taken for dual credit
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change.
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.

This course will provide an advanced study of the automotive repair industry. Topics will include the management and leadership skills needed to be successful in the automotive industry, including performance and aftermarket modifications. Safety will be emphasized. Participation in SkillsUSA is recommended.

 

BT155 GAME DEVELOPMENT I
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12       1 Year   1 Credit
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.

This course will introduce the game industry, game history, game terminology, fun theory, art theory, game theory, storyboarding, graphics design, sprite animation, game analysis, logic, best coding practices, object-oriented computer programming languages and concepts as they apply to video game development. Students will utilize hands-on experience to create 2-D and 3-D multi-genre original games.

BT156 GAME DEVELOPMENT II
Grades: 10, 11, 12           1 Year   1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Game Development I
Can be taken for dual credit
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.

This course will emphasize advanced topics: game industry, game history, game terminology, fun theory, art theory, game theory, storyboarding, graphics design, sprite animation, game analysis, logic, best coding practices, object-oriented computer programming languages, game physics, artificial intelligence, and concepts as they apply to video game development and mobile devices. Students will utilize hands-on experience to create apps, 2-D and 3-D multi-genre original games.

BT157 GAME DEVELOPMENT III
Grades: 11, 12    1 Year   1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Game​ ​Development II
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change.
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.

This course will emphasize advanced topics: game industry, game history, game terminology, fun theory, art theory, game theory, storyboarding, graphics design, sprite animation, game analysis, logic, best coding practices, object-oriented computer programming languages, game physics, AI, and concepts as they apply to video game development and mobile devices. Students will utilize hands-on experience to create Apps, 2-D and 3-D multi-genre original games. This course will be more like a real-life programming shop that is heavily project-based with opportunities to take on specialized roles.

BT220 COMPUTER SCIENCE & SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
Grades: 9, 10      1 Year 1 Credit
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.  

This course will focus on developing computational thinking, generating excitement about career paths that utilize computing and introducing professional tools that foster creativity and collaboration. Additional skills taught in this course will include programming expertise, working knowledge of the Internet, app development, visualizing data, cyber security, robotics and simulation. This is the first course in a sequence offered by Project Lead the Way (PLTW).

BT221 COMPUTER SCIENCE APPLICATIONS
Grades: 10, 11    1 Year   1 Credit
Prerequisite:Computer Science & Software Engineering
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.

This course will focus on integrating technologies across multiple platforms and networks, including the internet. Students will collaborate to produce programs that integrate mobile devices and leverage those devices for distributed collection and data processing. Students will analyze, adapt, and improve each other’s programs while working primarily in Java and other industry-standard tools. This course prepares students for AP Computer Science. This is the second course in a sequence offered by Project Lead The Way (PLTW).

BT222 CYBERSECURITY
Grades: 10, 11, 12           1 Year   1 Credit
Prerequisite:Application and approval
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.

This course will introduce the tools and concepts of cybersecurity, and encourages students to create solutions that allow people to share computing resources while protecting privacy. Nationally, computational resources are vulnerable, and frequently attacked; in this course students solve problems by understanding and closing those vulnerabilities. This course raises students’ knowledge of commitment to ethical computing behavior. It also aims to develop students’ skills as consumers, friends, citizens, and employees who can effectively contribute to communities with a dependable cyber-infrastructure that moves and processes information safely. This is the third course in a sequence offered by Project Lead The Way (PLTW).

 IE200 COMPUTER REFURBISHING I – STUDENTS RECYCLING USED TECHNOLOGY (StRUT I)
Grades:10, 11, 12           1 Year   1 Credit
Fee:
$20.00
Can be taken for dual credit
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.

This course will introduce basic computer hardware repair and refurbishing. Instruction will include troubleshooting, adding memory, replacing motherboards, central processing unit (CPU), hard drives, and upgrading computer technology. Students will set up computers, including installation of operating systems, applications, and use of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and publishing software. Participation in SkillsUSA is recommended.

IE201 COMPUTER REFURBISHING II – STUDENTS RECYCLING USED TECHNOLOGY (StRUT II)
Grades:11, 12    1 Year   1 Credit
Prerequisite:
StRUT I or application and approval
Can be taken for dual credit
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change.

This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.

This course will provide students the opportunity to develop expertise to become a computer technician. Students will be prepared to pass the industry specific assessment(s) identified as an entry-level certificate commonly known as the A+ Certification credential. Participation in SkillsUSA is recommended. The AZStRUT program will provide funding for the A+ assessments, which is approximately $300.00 per student.


 





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