# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Aerospace Technology I (8487/36 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Aerospace Technology I (8487/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8487
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12

Aerospace Technology I offers an introduction to the aerospace industry through a hands-on approach and exploration of topics such as flight, space, and supporting technologies. Students explore the aviation and space industries by examining the history of aviation, aerodynamics and aircraft components, flight conditions, airport and flight operations, space systems, rocketry, and living and working in space.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Science and Mathematics
  • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
    • Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance
    • Transportation Operations
    • Transportation Systems/Infrastructure Planning, Management and Regulation

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

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.