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Construction and Architecture ICL081000

Credits: BUHS 8, Sending Schools 2

Duration: Full Year


Construction and architecture comprise one of the largest industries in the United States.  The construction and architecture level 1 program will prepare students with skills related to safety and the basics of construction and architecture including blueprint reading and basic design.  The level 1 program is designed to also give students a broad understanding of the different fields of construction and architecture.  Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skill in safety, hand and power tools, basic construction math, blueprints, material handling, and basic work-related skills.  Students may be exposed to some Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software to create plans and three-dimensional drawings using industry standard dimensioning and notation.  Students will visit local job sites to see the industry in action.  Local industry will also be joining the classroom for presentations and observations.

Students will begin to develop a physical and electronic portfolio.  Students will also have the opportunity to earn several industry-recognized credentials (IRCs) applicable to construction and architecture.

Recommended in conjunction with Constr./Arch. 1:  Tech Math, or Pre-Calculus Topics

Recommended:

Algebra II and Geometry

Prerequisite:

Algebra I


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