# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Engineering Drawing and Design (8493/18 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Engineering Drawing and Design (8493/18 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8493
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:18 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12
Prerequisites:Introduction to Engineering Design (PLTW) (8439/36 weeks) or Technical Drawing and Design (8434/18 weeks) or Technical Drawing and Design (8435/36 weeks)

Students use a graphic language for product design, technical illustration, evaluation of designs, and engineering drawings. They increase their understanding of drawing techniques learned in the prerequisite course. Students use computers, calculators, and descriptive geometry and adhere to established standards to solve design problems. They work in teams to design solutions for an identified need.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology

Available Credentials

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.

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.