This course offers students the opportunity to explore the major content areas defined by key manufacturing organizations and industries. Students will investigate numerous tasks related to the following critical areas in manufacturing: machining techniques and processes, design, quality control, automated/robotics, materials handling, manufacturing processes, electricity/electronics, mechanical systems, and fluid systems. Students will be involved in the design phase through the manufacturing and marketing aspects of products. A Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) cell, along with dynamic software applications, will be used.
This program prefers students to have completed Algebra I, or an equivalent Mathematics course.
This class is a two-year program.
The number of periods required in a student's schedule to complete this program is as follows:
Year 1 = 2 periods
Year 2 = 3 periods