So, you want to get it on and get stuff built? Got an idea? – Plan it out, then show us what it is by making it, right here in our Fabrication Lab. We have wood shop tools, machine shop tools, 3D printers, laser etchers, and a small C’n’C machine. Makes dreams real by building them.
** Core Strand course required
ENGINEERING & CADD
Credit: .50 (Semester) Occupational Ed., Elective
Prerequisite: None; Fee $10/semester
This course is for any student who plans on pursuing a career in engineering and/or CADD (Computer Aided Design & Drafting). Problem solving and a variety of engineering skills will be set in motion with students designing and building solutions in engineering related problems in our CADD and Fabrication labs.
FAB LAB **Core Strand Required Course**
((AKA in Forecasting Guide as Manufacturing Production and Technology))
Credit: .50 (Semester) Occupational Ed., Elective, may be repeated as Advanced construction trades for 2015-2016.
Prerequisite: At least Sophomore standing; Fee $10/sem-students will supply their own wood or metal for projects
FABrication LABoratory is a hands-on activity-based course introducing students to a variety of knowledge and skills in the Machine Shop, Woodworking, and Manufacturing industry. Students will focus on skill related assignments and projects evolving out of these areas. The manufacturing component will focus on the organization, material processing and management practices used in industry today to design and manufacture a variety of products. CADD, 3D Modeling, and CNC machines , will also be applied in the course.
COMPUTER TECH & INDEPENDENT TECHNOLOGY
((AKA Advanced Engineering Problems))
Credit: 1.00 (Year) or .50 (Semester) Occupational Ed., Elective
Perquisite: Instructor’s approval: At least Sophomore standing: Fee $10/semester
This course will allow students to choose and pursue interests in a variety of technical areas. Some students may choose to learn about computer repair/construction, service and networking… while others may choose a more individualized technical area of study and skill development. Example areas might include; Computer Animation, Video Production, Graphic Design, Website Design, 3D Modeling, CAD/Architecture, Scale Modeling, Computer Programming, Audio Engineering, Woodworking/Cabinetry and Medals/Machining.