Engineering Technology Department
Wood & Graphic Technology Courses
(All Courses Above are Included in GPA)
Wood Technology I L3
ET132 - 0.5 CREDIT - SEMESTER LONG - GRADES 9-12
This is a project based course in which the students will be required to complete pre-determined projects while learning how to safely use hand held tools as well as portable and machine tools. Throughout the semester students will be introduced to basic woodworking, production and finishing methods.
Wood Technology II L3
ET232 - 1.0 CREDIT - YEAR LONG - GRADES 10-12
- C or better in Wood Technology I L3
This is a design based course where students will be required to make one pre-determined project and one or more projects of their own design. A variety of production techniques and furniture construction will be presented throughout the course. Advanced operations on all the tools and machines as well as the use of jigs and fixtures will be included.
Wood Technology III L3
ET331 - 1.0 CREDIT - YEAR LONG - GRADES 11-12
- C or better in Wood Technology II L3
Students will be expected to design and build their own projects. Advanced woodworking skills will be expected in the project designs. A unit in framing and structures will be introduced as well.
Wood Technology IV L3/L4
ET431/441 - 1.0 CREDIT - YEAR LONG - GRADE 12
- C or better in Wood Technology III L3
- B or better in Wood Technology III L3 AND recommendation of Wood Technology III L3 teacher
Students will be expected to design and build their own projects. Advanced woodworking skills will be expected in the project designs. Advanced usage of lathe and handtools will be emphasized. Students who take this class for Level 4 credit will be required to complete a master project using advanced techniques.
Graphic Technology I L3
ET133 - 0.5 CREDIT - SEMESTER LONG - GRADES 9-12
This course is an introduction to the tools and equipment used in graphic reproduction. Throughout the course, the students will explore a variety of graphic reproduction techniques used in art and industry. Students will be required to complete assigned projects in different forms of reproduction and be able to explore their own creating visions with self-directed projects.
Graphic Technology II L3
ET233 - 0.5 CREDIT - SEMESTER LONG - GRADES 10-12
- C or better in Graphic Technology I L3
Students in this class will participate in all of the project-based activities as Graphic Technology I, but on a more advanced level. In addition, students will learn the production and business aspects of graphic reproduction by working on real-life school-based projects.