Technology of Robotic Design (8420/18 weeks)
|Suggested Grade Levels:||9–11|
Students engage in the study of computers and microprocessors and their applications to manufacturing, transportation, and communication systems. Topics include computer equipment and operating systems, robotics, programming, control systems, and social/cultural impact of these technologies. Problem-solving activities challenge students to design, program, and interface devices with computer systems. Learning activities include robotics, computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing and design, and control of electromechanical devices.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Information Technology
- Information Support and Services
- Health, Safety, and Environmental Assurance
- Logistics and Inventory Control
- Manufacturing Production Process Development
- Quality Assurance
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
- Engineering and Technology
- Science and Mathematics
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.