Elective Courses @ PHS
TEC 600 / 602 Woods Technology 1 & 2
This one semester course is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in engineering, architecture, design, manufacturing and construction trades. As a beginning level course, students are taught to visualize in two and three dimensions and to produce drawings to communicate their ideas. Drawings produced in this class are developed on the computer using CAD software. Students learn to draw to industry standards by producing drawings of mechanical parts. This course will continue a students development towards becoming a technological thinker and innovator through practical applications of math, science and technology (STEM). Students will also explore careers related to this area.
TEC 644 Home Technology Systems, Maintenance, and Repair (new)
This one semester course is designed for students to understand the operation, repair and maintenance of home systems. Students will be introduced to basic plumbing, electrical wiring, carpentry, masonry, spackling and painting, and overall home maintenance. They will be shown tips and tricks to make appliances last longer and conserve energy, energy efficient home heating options and lower their carbon footprint. All of these techniques will be explored through hands-on activities and projects.