Practical Arts

  • Advanced Engineering Design

    NC: Fall: AT8531 / Spring: AT8532

    Credit: 0.5   Level: IV

    Grade Offered: 11, 12
    Prerequisite: Engineering Design 

    This course will develop visual awareness and cover the basic principles of 3D design utilizing the CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) system. Concepts to be covered are balance and symmetry

    Dual Credit - Triton College

    Architectural Engineering Design I

    NC: Fall: AT9211 / Spring: AT9212 SC: Fall: AT9216 / Spring: AT9217

    Credit: 0.5   Level: IV

    Grade Offered: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Prerequisite: Engineering Design 

    Students will begin exploring the architectural career field. This course covers the architectural drafting fundamentals and planning

    Architectural Engineering Design II

    NC: Fall: AT9311 / Spring: AT9312 SC: Fall: AT9316 / Spring: AT9317

    Credit: 0.5   Level: IV

    Grade Offered: 10, 11, 12
    Prerequisite: Architectural Engineering Design I 

    Students will continue exploring the architectural career field. This course covers plot plan development and construction systems

    Auto Engineering & Fabrication

    NC: Fall: AT6351 / Spring: AT6352

    Credit: 0.5   Level: IV

    Grade Offered: 11, 12
    Prerequisite: Car Care Essentials or Advanced Engineering Design or Architectural Engineering Design I 

    This course focuses on the research and design

    Dual Credit - Triton College

    Auto Service & Diagnostics

    Annual: NC: AT5311 / AT5312

    Credit: 1   Level: IV

    Grade Offered: 11, 12
    Prerequisite: Car Care Essentials 

    Automotive Service and Diagnostics is the capstone course of the LTCC Automotive Program that harnesses the skills learned in Car Care Essentials. Students will become proficient technicians by using equipment such as scan tools and digital oscilloscopes

    Dual Credit - Triton College

    Aviation I

    SC: Fall: AR5156 / Spring: AR5157

    Credit: 0.5   Level: IV

    Grade Offered: 9, 10
    Prerequisite:  

    Aviation is an introductory course to the Aeronautical and Aerospace professions. The course contains a broad-based aviation orientation in flight, air traffic control (ATC) and weather. Subjects include aviation history, space and space history, developments in general aviation, airport operations, and aircraft systems. Basic meteorology theory and unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) are explored. Design and build of aircraft, air traffic principles, and aviation regulations and safety are also e

    Aviation II

    NC: Fall: AT5161 SC: Spring: AT5167

    Credit: 0.5   Level: IV

    Grade Offered: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Prerequisite:  

    The Aviation 2 course will explore the people and careers behind the machines in an in-depth analysis of various aerospace fi elds through hands on experiments. Responsibilities of career options will be studied. This course will define choices for the students enabling them to make better decisions about future career paths. Subjects include historical developments in the airline industry, accident investigation, aircraft systems, meteorology, air traffic control, aerospace engineering, drone t

    Car Care Essentials

    NC: Fall: AT5911 / Spring: AT5912

    Credit: 0.5   Level: IV

    Grade Offered: 11, 12
    Prerequisite:  

    Don't leave home without it! This course will teach the necessary skills in basic car care and preventative maintenance

    Drones: UAS

    NC: Fall: AT5171 / Spring: AT5172 SC: Fall: AT5176 / Spring: AT5177

    Credit: 0.5   Level: IV

    Grade Offered: 10, 11, 12
    Prerequisite: Aviation I or DC Approval 

    This course is a survey course of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), emphasizing the commercial history, growth and application of UAS. This course will provide acquisition, use and operation of UAS with an emphasis on operations. Th is class will prepare you to take the Federal Aviation Administration Part 107 Certification Exam to obtain your Remote Pilot Certificate with a sUAS (Small Unmanned Aircraft System) endorsement. With this license you can get paid to fly your drone!

    Engine Rebuild & Diagnostics

    SC: Fall: AT6346 / Spring: AT6347

    Credit: 0.5   Level: IV

    Grade Offered: 9, 10
    Prerequisite: Small Engines 

    This course allows a comprehensive tear down and diagnosis

    Engineering & Invention 2

    NC: Fall: AT6411 / Spring: AT6412

    Credit: 0.5   Level: III or IV

    Grade Offered: 11, 12
    Prerequisite: Algebra I (Accel) or higher or concurrent enrollment in Algebra I (Accel) or higher and Engineering and Invention I 

    This is a continuing course of Engeering 1. Still using STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) project based assignments. Problem solving is utilized to overcome problems of design, development, production, and the testing of a product. Topics covered could include but not limited to; mechanical, structural, pneumatics, vacuum forming, robotics, and materials. Students will use a variety of softwares to design, test, and anaylize problems. Students will work in design teams and pre

    Dual Credit - Triton College

    Engineering & Invention I

    NC: Fall: AT5541 / Spring: AT5542 SC: Fall: AT5546 / Spring: AT5547

    Credit: 0.5   Level: III or IV

    Grade Offered: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Prerequisite:  

    This course is a study of the basic engineering principles of mechanics and strength of materials relating to the design and investigation

    Dual Credit - Triton College

    Engineering Design

    NC: Fall: AT5531 / Spring: AT5532 SC: Fall: AT5536 / Spring: AT5537

    Credit: 0.5   Level: III or IV

    Grade Offered: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Prerequisite:  

    Drafting is a valuable part of our global society. It is sometimes referred to as the "universal language." Drawings and blueprints are used to develop new ideasand convert those ideas into actual products. This is a beginning course that prepares students with skills for becoming a drafts person and engineer

    Dual Credit - Triton College

    Furniture/Cabinet Making I

    Annual: NC: AT5841 / AT5842 Annual: SC: AT5846 / AT5847

    Credit: 1   Level: IV

    Grade Offered: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Prerequisite:  

    This course will allow the student to study furniture making by using hand tools and power tools

    Furniture/Cabinet Making II

    Annual: NC: AT5851 / AT5852 Annual: SC: AT5856 / AT5857

    Credit: 1   Level: IV

    Grade Offered: 10, 11, 12
    Prerequisite: Furniture and Cabinet Making I 

    This course is the next course in this series and has been designed to allow the student to continue to study advanced furniture and cabinetry skills. Students will build on the previous year's knowledge base by being given the opportunity to make a solid wood computer table/writing desk with a pullout keyboard or dovetailed drawer boxes. If you are taking the course for duplicate credit you will make a small entertainment center by using veneered plywood and solid wood face frames

    Home Maintenance & Repair

    NC: Fall: AT5221 / Spring: AT5222

    Credit: 0.5   Level: III

    Grade Offered: 11, 12
    Prerequisite:  

    This course is for students who wish to learn the basic skills in maintaining a home. Students learn how to repair or upgrade the electrical service and basic framing construction

    Introduction to Furniture Making 1

    NC: Fall: AT5711 / Spring: AT5712 SC: Fall: AT5716 / Spring: AT5717

    Credit: 0.5   Level: III

    Grade Offered: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Prerequisite:  

    This course has been designed to introduce the student to the safe operation of industrial machinery and power tools

    Introduction to Furniture Making 2

    NC: Fall: AT5721 / Spring: AT5722 SC: Fall: AT5726 / Spring: AT5727

    Credit: 0.5   Level: III

    Grade Offered: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Prerequisite: Intro to Furniture Making I 

    This course focuses on expanding the student's knowledge base of making custom furniture by picking up where Introduction to Furniture Making left off. Students will be expected to complete an advanced piece of furniture that will feature raised panels and frame work

    Principles Of Aeronautical Science

    NC: Fall: AT5211 / Spring: AT5212 SC: Fall: AT5216 / Spring: AT5217

    Credit: 0.5   Level: IV

    Grade Offered: 10, 11, 12
    Prerequisite:  

    Principles of Aeronautical Science is a survey course. Modes of aerodynamic travel are studied in this course. This course discusses advanced aircraft and the technology around them. Aerodynamic forces are explored through hands-on projects. Subjects include aircraft history, categories, as well as developments in aviation. You will also get hands on with fl ight simulation and in a real airplane! Transcripted college credit with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

    Dual Credit - Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

    Private Pilot Operations

    Annual: NC: AT3361 / AT3362

    Credit: 1   Level: V

    Grade Offered: 11, 12
    Prerequisite: Principles of Aeronautical Science or Division Chair approval 

    This course develops aeronautical knowledge required for certifi cation as a Private Pilot with an Airplane Single Engine Land rating. Topics include regulations, safety, pre-solo operations, cross-country planning, airspace, chart use, communications, weather, performance, weight and balance, aerodynamics, and decision-making. The student will utilize simulation in class so that they can apply knowledge of the subject to the aircraft. Transcripted college credit with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical U

    Dual Credit - Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

    Small Engines

    SC: Fall: AT6226 / Spring: AT6227

    Credit: 0.5   Level: III

    Grade Offered: 9, 10
    Prerequisite:  

    Small Engines is the first class that is taken on the road to become a qualified and respected automotive technician. The course introduces the small engine and uses it to demonstrate in depth concepts such as 2 and 4 stroke theory and combustion