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Career and Technical Education Instruction

10-522-6 Associate Degree (AAS) Full Time 65 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Time of Day: Day Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

The Career and Technical Education Instruction program will prepare you to teach technology education/industrial arts programs at various educational levels. You’ll gain skills in areas like welding, construction, automotive, engineering, manufacturing, as well as teaching curriculum. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to teach occupational, vocational, career or technical subjects to students at the middle and secondary school levels. See Additional Information for more licensure requirements that may be required.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Technical Studies (45 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Related Welding
    10-442-120
    1Credit
    36
    18
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10442120
    • Credits: 1.00

    Prepares students with the common techniques and procedures for SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, and FCAW welding in a repair or machine shop environment. Topics include welding metal, cutting metal with plasma and oxy-fuel, and metal identification. Laboratory activities will provide the student with hands-on practice.

  • Introduction to Construction Management (CMT)
    10-455-102
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10455102
    • Credits: 1.00

    Serves as an introduction to the construction management profession and the Construction Management program at FVTC. Provides students with an overview of residential, commercial and industrial construction practice prior to student co-op experience.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology OR CTEI OR Construction Project Coordinator plans; Coreq: CTEI Uniforms 94602005 (CTEI students only); OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Construction Safety Management (CMT)
    10-455-127
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455127
    • Credits: 2.00

    Provides training in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. Teaches strategies for creating a successful safety management plan. Students receive their OSHA 30-hr. Construction Safety card upon successful completion.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology or CTEI or Construction Project Coordinator or Supervision plans; Coreq: CTEI Uniforms 94602005 (CTEI students only); OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Engineering Materials
    10-623-121
    3Credit
    72
    90
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10623121
    • Credits: 3.00

    Discusses the relationship between the properties and processes of various materials, including metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites. Emphasis is on the fundamentals of selecting materials based on engineering design criteria.

  • Understanding Construction Documents (CMT)
    10-455-103
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10455103
    • Credits: 1.00

    Explores the contents of construction documents including site civil, structural, architectural, and MEP design and specifications. Applies knowledge of the design and specifications through the interpretation of the drawings, models, and the project manual. Navigates all facets of the construction documents to examine a project by discipline and as a system.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology OR CTEI OR Construction Project Coordinator plans; Coreq: CTEI Uniforms 94602005 (CTEI students only); OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Web Graphics, Introduction to
    10-152-105
    3Credit
    72
    90
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10152105
    • Credits: 3.00

    Introduces the fundamental concepts necessary to generate and prepare graphics for Web pages. The course will focus on raster as well as vector images. Areas addressed will be color selection, layout, text, optimizing images, creating backgrounds, slicing, creating navigation, transparent graphics and animated graphics. Adobe software will be utilized.

  • EDU: Child and Adolescent Development
    10-522-106
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10522106
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students will analyze the physical, cognitive and social-emotional development of children with an emphasis on school age children and adolescents. Students will examine environmental factors that influence child development. Developmental theories will be summarized and related to current teaching practices.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree; Coreq:EDU Overvw Spc Ed 10522107 OR active in Career & Tech Ed plan OR Intro to Ed plan
  • Intro to Career & Technical Education Inst.
    10-522-141
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10522141
    • Credits: 1.00

    Covers the history of Technology and Engineering Education, current trends, and the future of the field. Students will gain a broad understanding of curricular framework, course development methodology, STEM education philosophy, and how Technology and Engineering fits into the broader aspect of K-12 and post-secondary education.

  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 1
    10-602-100
    4Credit
    144
    72

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602100
    • Credits: 4.00

    Focuses on developing skills in professionalism, safety, and the use of basic and power tools. Students are introduced to the automotive service industry and learn to use both comprehensive and manufacturer's service information to perform vehicle maintenance in 9 Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) areas.

    Auto Plans Prereq: Bennett Assessment 94602100 = 27% or Applied Science 10806173 and Coreq: Auto Uniforms 94602001; Auto Body Plans Coreq: Auto Body Uniforms 94405007 or Uniforms/Safety 94405001; Career Tech Ed Inst Plan Coreq: CTEI Uniforms 94602005
  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 2
    10-602-101
    4Credit
    144
    72

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602101
    • Credits: 4.00

    Focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair vehicle braking systems with an introduction to ABS. Includes the development of skills needed to perform maintenance and repair of chassis and driveline related items.

    Coreq: Auto MLR 1 - 10602100
  • Occupational Co-op
    10-522-142
    1Credit
    72
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10522142
    • Credits: 1.00

    Provides students with professional experience in an occupational field related to Career and Technical Education. Participants in this course are responsible for gaining employment in either: manufacturing, maintenance, automotive repair, truck repair, construction, information technology, or engineering related fields.

    Prereq: Intro to Career & Technical Education Inst. 10522141
  • Revit Architecture (CMT)
    10-455-120
    2Credit
    54
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 10455120
    • Credits: 2.00

    Introduces students to principles of building information modeling through the utilization of Autodesk Revit Architecture. Basic entry level user skills and advanced modeling and documentation techniques will be mastered utilizing Autodesk Revit. Students will model commercial structures by creating a 3-D set of documents inclusive of plan, elevation, and section views including associated schedules and libraries.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology or CTEI plan; Understanding Construction Documents 10455103 or Understanding Construction Drawings 10455121
  • Technical Education Field Experience 1
    10-522-145
    2Credit
    144
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10522145
    • Credits: 2.00

    Students learn about and apply pedagogy in an actual K-12 technical education setting while under the supervision of a Department of Public Instruction certified teacher. Explore the Wisconsin Standards for Career and Technical Education (CTE), demonstrate professional behaviors, and observe the integration of rigorous academic and technical standards in CTE. Observe integration of either: Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs), Dual Credit Options, or Work-Based Learning in a contemporary K-12 CTE program.

    Prereq: Occupational Co-op 10522142
  • Introduction to Autodesk Inventor
    10-606-139
    2Credit
    54
    54

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 10606139
    • Credits: 2.00

    Will introduce the student to the basics of Autodesk's Inventor software. Close attention will be paid to properly navigating the interface. Sketching, dimensional and geometric constraints, part modeling, drawing creation, and assembly modeling will all be examined.

  • Manufacturing Processes with Lab
    10-623-119
    4Credit
    108
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10623119
    • Credits: 4.00

    Introduces the manufacturing processes used to cast, form, cut, and join materials including hands-on experience with manual machining, forming, and joining processes. Incorporates print reading and basic metrology skills.

  • DC Circuits 1
    10-660-110
    1Credit
    27
    27

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10660110
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces electrical safety and program procedures. The course covers Ohm's Law, power law, series circuits, and voltmeter, ammeter and ohmmeter applications. Number powers, electronic notations, circuit component recognition and diagrams, resistor power ratings, color code, Kirchhoff's voltage law and atomic structure are also included.

    Coreq: College Technical Math 1 (10804115) OR College Technical Math 1A (10804113) OR Industrial Maintenance Math (31804308) OR College Algebra and Trigonometry with Applications (10804197) OR Intermediate Algebra with Applications (10804118)
  • EDU: Overview of Special Education
    10-522-107
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10522107
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students examine a historical overview of special education and special education law including special education disability categories as defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Students explore state and federal qualification special education criteria and societal responses to students with disabilities. Students examine the impact of a student with disabilities on family dynamics and the role school personnel play in supporting students with disabilities.

    Coreq: EDU: Behavior Management 10522105 OR admitted to Career and Technical Education Instruction plan
  • Technical Education Field Experience 2
    10-522-146
    2Credit
    144
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10522146
    • Credits: 2.00

    Serves as a capstone course in the Associate in Applied Science degree program. Students will be placed or will be working in a K-12 setting with children and create a portfolio that prepares students for the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Experienced-Based Licensure for Technical and Vocational Education Subjects form PI-1623. In this course, students will be performing quality technical and pre-engineering education, applying knowledge of child development and positive guidance, utilizing observation and assessment techniques, and assessing developmentally appropriate Career and Technical Education (CTE) activities while under the supervision of a Department of Public Instruction certified teacher.

    Prereq: Technical Education Field Experience 1 - 10522145; Coreq: Overview of Special Education 10522107
  • Sketching and the Design Process
    10-606-151
    1Credit
    36
    18

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10606151
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces sketching, which is typically one of the first steps in working out and documenting a design. Almost all initial ideas are hand sketched long before any graphical data is created with the CAD system. Basic sketching techniques and their application to one view, oblique, isometric, and perspective drawings are covered. Lettering techniques are also covered.

  • CAD and Geometric Constructions
    10-606-152
    1Credit
    36
    18

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10606152
    • Credits: 1.00

    Focuses on the very basics of using AutoCAD software. This course will cover the interface and basic drawing, editing, and printing commands. Applying constructive geometrical thinking to solve more complex problems and accurately locate points, edges, and surfaces when the software cannot do so "automatically" is also covered.

    Coreq: Sketching & the Design process (10606151)
  • Multiview Projections
    10-606-153
    1Credit
    36
    18

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10606153
    • Credits: 1.00

    Covers standard practices of orthographic projection. Best practices for deciding which views to show, how they should be oriented in your drawing, and how to represent key information such as edges, surfaces, vertices, hidden lines, centerlines, and other crucial details are covered.

    Coreq: CAD and Geometric Constructions (10606152)
  • Section Views and Auxiliary Views
    10-606-154
    1Credit
    36
    18

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10606154
    • Credits: 1.00

    Explains that often times there are internal features that lie behind other features, and features that lie on inclined and oblique surfaces. This course covers the creation and placement of section and auxiliary views, allowing portrayal of these features. Descriptive geometry techniques for finding piercing points, points of planar intersections, and surface development are also covered.

    Coreq: Multiview Projections (10606153)
  • Dimensioning and Tolerancing
    10-606-155
    1Credit
    36
    18

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10606155
    • Credits: 1.00

    Explains that dimensions and notes define the size, location, finish, and other requirements to fully describe what is to be manufactured. These standards are covered in this course. Tolerancing, or making allowances for human ability, material properties, and the manufacturing environment is also covered.

    Coreq: Section Views and Auxiliary Views (10606154)

    General Studies (20 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • College Algebra and Trigonometry with Applications
    10-804-197
    5Credit
    90
    180

    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 180
    • Course Number: 10804197
    • Credits: 5.00

    This course covers skills needed for success in Calculus and many application areas at the baccalaureate level. Algebra topics include the real and complex number systems, polynomials, exponents, radicals, solving equations and inequalities, relations and functions, systems of equations and inequalities, graphing, and conic sections. Trigonometry topics include the unit circle, trigonometric functions, graphs, identities, equations, inverse functions, solutions of triangles, complex numbers, polar coordinates, and vectors.

    Prereq: Alg - ACPL 85+, Next Gen 276+, ACT Math 22+ OR Interm Algebra w Apps 10804118 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Intro to Psychology
    10-809-198
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809198
    • Credits: 3.00

    This science of psychology course is a survey of multiple aspects of behavior and mental processes. It provides an overview of topics such as research methods, theoretical perspectives, learning, cognition, memory, motivation, emotions, personality, abnormal psychology, physiological factors, social influences, and development.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Oral/Interpersonal Comm
    10-801-196
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801196
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on developing effective listening techniques and verbal and nonverbal communication skills through oral presentation, group activity, and other projects. The study of self, conflict, and cultural contexts will be explored, as well as their impact on communication.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Survey of Physics
    10-806-139
    3Credit
    72
    90

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10806139
    • Credits: 3.00

    This course emphasizes understanding basic physics concepts through laboratory investigation and applications. Topics include kinematics, dynamics, work, energy, power, temperature, heat, waves, electricity, magnetism, electromagnetic waves, optics, and atomic and nuclear physics.

    Prereq: College Technical Math 1A - 10804113 OR College Mathematics 10804107 OR College Technical Math 1 - 10804115 OR College Algebra and Trig with Apps 10804197 OR instructor approval
  • Written Communication
    10-801-195
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801195
    • Credits: 3.00

    Develops writing skills which include prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. A variety of writing assignments are designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Also develops critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written documents.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103 OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Intro to Ethics: Theory & App
    10-809-166
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809166
    • Credits: 3.00

    This course provides a basic understanding of the theoretical foundations of ethical thought. Diverse ethical perspectives will be used to analyze and compare relevant issues. Students will critically evaluate individual, social and professional standards of behavior, and apply a systematic decision-making process to these situations.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
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