# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Technology of Robotic Design Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Technology of Robotic Design (8421/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8421
Co-op:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–11
Prerequisites:None

Students engage in the study of computers and microprocessors and their applications to manufacturing, transportation, and communication systems. Topics include computer equipment and operating systems, robotics, programming, control systems, and social/cultural impact of these technologies. Problem-solving activities challenge students to design, program, and interface devices with computer systems. Learning activities include robotics, computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing and design, and control of electromechanical devices.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services
  • Manufacturing
    • Health, Safety, and Environmental Assurance
    • Logistics and Inventory Control
    • Manufacturing Production Process Development
    • Production
    • Quality Assurance
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Science and Mathematics

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course

Certifications

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.