Power and Transportation (8444/18 weeks) Course Description
|Suggested Grade Levels:||9–11|
This course explores the ways that energy is converted to power and the ways power is transmitted, controlled, and used through mechanical, fluid, and electrical devices. Students will explore transportation systems, research career opportunities in the power and transportation fields, conduct experiments, and design and build products.
As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
- Engineering and Technology
- Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
- Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance
- Health, Safety and Environmental Management
Upon completion of the course
18-week courses may qualify for state-board approved industry certification assessments based on a case-by-case approval from the state CTE Cluster specialist.
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.