For additional information, contact the Industrial Technology Department at 503-594-3318.
This course is designed to provide an overview of five major engineering disciplines, their subsets and their respective career pathways. The course will also introduce students to the economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, as well as the health and safety realities of the engineering work environment. This course is intended to guide students in making appropriate career choices by exploring the following topics: engineering job demands, earning potential, marketability, licensure, and continuing education requirements.
Introduces students to the fields of engineering and engineering technology. Explores various engineering systems and processes and how math, science and technology are used in the engineering problem solving process. Includes concerns about social and political consequences of technological change. This course is part of the national Project Lead the Way curriculum.
This is a survey course to introduce students to the fundamental processes that are used to manufacture everyday products. Includes machining, casting, forming, welding, molding, composites and microelectronics fabrication.