Robotics – Engineering Foundations

R. L. Turner High School
Business & Industry or STEM Endorsement

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subject 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th grade
Language Arts English English English English
Math Math Math Math Math
Science Science Science Science Science
Social Studies Social Studies Social Studies Social Studies Social Studies
CTE Courses

Principles of Applied Engineering
(1 credit)

Robotics I
(1 Credit)

Robotics II
(1 Credit)

Project Based Research
(2 credits)
Additional Elective        
Additional Elective        
Additional Elective        

Additional Graduation Requirements:

  • Foreign Language (2 credits)
  • Physical Education (1 credit)
  • Fine Arts (1 credit)
  • Health (1/2 credit)

Possible Industry Based Certifications:

  • MSSC Certified Production Technician
  • ISCET Associate-Level Certified Electronics Technician

  • Mastercam Professional Level Certification

  • NIMS Industrial Technology Maintenance - Basic Mechanical Systems

occupations median wage annual openings % growth
Mechanical Engineering Technicians $57,117 453 9%
CNC Machine Operators $39,250 1,319 12%
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician $60,757 114 9%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $60,382 1,439 9%
Industrial Engineering Technicians $61,672 326 9%

The Manufacturing Technology program of study focuses on the development and use of automatic and computer controlled machines, tools, and robots that perform work on metal or plastic. CTE learners will learn how to set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Students will also learn how to modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain individual machines, and how to use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment.

Recommended Course Sequence

Principles of Applied Engineering

Principles of Applied Engineering provides an overview of the various fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and their interrelationships. Students will develop engineering communication skills, which include computer graphics, modeling, and presentations, by using a variety of computer hardware and software applications to complete assignments and projects. Upon completing this course, students will understand the various fields of engineering and will be able to make informed career decisions. Further, students will have worked on a design team to develop a product or system. Students will use multiple software applications to prepare and present course assignments.