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Design Build

Be a part of the launch of this exciting pilot pathway in Spring '22!  Ever wonder how cities are planned, parks and communities are designed, and buildings are built?  Explore the wonders of the natural world and built environment in the Design Build pathway at Futures Lab.  

Learners will focus on the fundamentals of design theory, architectural hand-drafting skills, and proper safety precautions.  After learning how to conceptualize and design small buildings and parks, they'll research how to build them!  Students will take field trips to construction sites and design firm studios to help inform their own builds.  

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Click here to contact Desneige Hallbert for more information about the Design Build pathway.  

 

Principles of Construction

Credits:
5
Meeting Time

Monday - Friday: 12:45 - 2:15

Course Description

This is a foundational course covering essential knowledge, skills, and concepts required for careers in construction. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to describe various construction fields and outline the steps necessary to advance in specific construction careers. Students will be able to employ tools safely and interpret construction drawings to complete projects demonstrating proper measurement and application of mathematical concepts. Standards in this course also include an overview of the construction industry and an introduction to building systems and materials.

Graduation Requirement
Pathway

Futures Lab Seminar

Credits:
5
Meeting Time

Q1 & Q3 - 10:45 - 12:15, 2:15 - 3:45

Course Description

Come get unschooled. Let your curiosity and imagination guide your learning journey as you develop skills and mindsets necessary to build a better world.

Through engaging, relevant, and authentic projects, students will hone workforce readiness and professional skills, by working on dynamic and collaborative teams. Entrepreneurship and literacy are integrated through examination of personal strengths and areas of growth via investigation into the topics of resilience, self-awareness, and communication. These areas have been identified through collaboration with industry partners and higher education professionals.  This course will provide 5 credits toward the Language Arts graduation requirement

This is a semester long course that will allow students to integrate literacy, entrepreneurship, and essential professional skills. Students will engage in units that will explore self-awareness, communication, and resilience throughout the course.  Within each of these units students will have the opportunity to analyze and create written pieces reflective of topics relevant to them.

*NCAA Course Information for Counselors

Graduation Requirement
Prerequisites

None.