HS Trades and Industry Courses

  • HS Auto I

    • 16662-AUTOMOTIVE GENERAL SERVICE TECHNOLOGY I begins with an orientation to the eight areas of NATEF standardized programming: Engine Repair, Automatic Transmissions, Manual Drive, Suspension and Steering, Brakes, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Heating and Air Conditioning, and Engine Performance. This is a sequential course and is a prerequisite to Automotive General Service Technology II. (Taught at Red River HS)
    • 16663-AUTOMOTIVE GENERAL SERVICE TECHNOLOGY II consists of a two-hour course continuing orientation to Engine Repair, Automatic Transmissions, Manual Drive, Suspension and Steering, Brakes, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Heating and Air Conditioning, and Engine Performance. Automotive General Service Technology is a preparatory program to enter college Automotive Technology and does prepare students to be eligible for the national ASE certification. (Taught at Red River HS)

    National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) 
    National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)

     HS Aviation
    • 16652-AVIATION TECHNOLOGY I covers fundamentals of flight, flight operations, aviation weather, performance and navigation. The course also explores careers in air traffic control, flight dispatching and airport management. Units of instruction include; safety of flight, airport layout, aeronautical charts, radar, radio procedures, airplane power plant, aerodynamics, weather patterns and hazards. Emphasis on applied academics in math and science are integrated throughout the curriculum along with decision-making principles as it applies to flight-related factors. (Taught at Red River HS)
    • 16653-AVIATION TECHNOLOGY II will be prepare students to pass the Federal Aviation Administration, FAA, private pilot written exam. This course will cover advanced flight topics including complete special units related to the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and instrument procedures. (Taught at Red River HS)

    HS Production

    • 16671-WOODWORKING will provide students with an introduction to production concepts. The students will learn to operate and safely use a variety of hand and power tools. These present day tools will be used in the production of parts, projects, and products from wood and plastic.  Students will also be introduced to the use of computer software to design a project to be cut on a CNC carving machine.  If you are interested in tools, equipment, and working with your hands, this class is a good choice. 

    HS Bldg I

    • 16672-BUILDING TRADES is designed to provide basic work experience through classroom instruction and hands-on experience. Basic residential carpentry, plumbing, electrical, drywall, and other related aspects of the trades are studied and experienced by constructing a house. Whenever possible the similarities between residential and commercial construction will be noted. (Taught at Red River HS)
    The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)

     HS GA

    • 16680-INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC ARTS centers on comprehensive graphic arts production skills used to create and reproduce imagery on different types of media. These area include typography, layout and design, electronic typesetting and page make-up on paper media. Imagery is also created by sand carving, screen printing, and vinyl applications. The emphasis is on completing the various processes modeling the methods and equipment used in the graphics industry. This is accomplished through a competency-based curriculum, where students progress at their own speed and work on "live" production work. (Taught at Central HS)
    • 16681-GRAPHIC ARTS I is a continuation of the competency-based Graphic Arts I. The emphasis is on the hands-on application of the skills and information acquired in Level I with addition of more complexity. All projects and techniques used involve the use of more colors and the layering and registration required for replication.  There is also a work experience exponent available. (Taught at Central HS)
    • 16682-GRAPHIC ARTS II is a continuation of the competency-based Graphic Arts II. The emphasis is to expand on the acquired skills and take them to the next level. There is also a work experience component in this program. (Taught at Central HS)
    American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) 
    Graphic Artists Guild (GAG)