4 Credits per semester
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Drafting and Computer Aided Design (CAD) emphasizes the theory and application of drafting principles used to create detailed drawings according to exact project dimensions and specifications. Instruction includes experiences in gathering and translating realistic project data or specifications, completion of two and three dimensional drawings, and the development of computer models. Instruction will reinforce and expand students mathematical skills through the study of geometric tolerancing and construction and the use of geometry and trigonometry principles in design projects and laboratory activities. Students will also enhance their reading and comprehension skills through daily use of technical software manuals. The techniques learned, and software used, should be state of the art and reflect current industry standards.
Dual Credit Opportunities Available
Career and Technical Student Organization:
(Skills USA) Students participate in community service projects, and various skill competitions through Skills USA. Through these activities students develop leadership and organizational skills, team building, interpersonal communications, and enhanced technical skills.