Academy of Science & Engineering

Commerical & Residential Construction Pathway: Building Trades & Construction Industry Sector

       Commercial & Residential Construction Pathway

Students in the commercial & residential construction pathway will learn skills, techniques, and an understanding of how structures are designed and built. The standards in this pathway are designed to prepare students for technical training and postsecondary education. 

Secondary Sample Career Development Schedule

Grade 8

Grade 9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

 

Pathway Introduction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

English

Algebra

Biology

Foreign Language

Physical Education

Pathway elective*

 

*Pathway Electives        Introduction to Stem AB (formerly Construction AB)Foundations of Technology & Engineering

 

 

English

Geometry

Chemistry

Foreign Language

Physical Education

Pathway elective

World History

Speech

English

Algebra II

Physics

Foreign Language (recommended)

Elective in Pathway

US History

English

Trigonometry or Pre-calculus

Science (recommended)

American Gov’t/ Econ

VPA Elective

Elective in Pathway

 

 

Introductory WLA College Courses in Pathway:   Introduction to Business Law; Financial Accounting; Managerial Accounting; Principles of Economics

                                     Career Development Activities

                                Career-Technical Preparation

·       Career Day

·       Portfolio Development

·       Job Shadowing

·       College Fairs/College Preview Days

 

 

 

 

             Paid/Unpaid Internships

             Field Trips

             Resume Assistance

             Community Service/Service Learning

 

                 Blueprint for Success Advisories

                  Career Exploration Resources

              Summer Research/Mentor Project Programs at a college/university

     Culminating Activity – exit exam      

    

 

 

 

     

 POSTSECONDARY OPTIONS

Community College

Trade Schools

Four-Year College and

University Programs

Other

Certifications

Examples:

·       Building Construction

·       Building Construction Tech.

·       Building Construction Mgmt.

·       Building/Home Construction

·       Construction Technology

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Examples:

          Architecture & Env. Design

         Building Construction

         Construction Trades

          Electrical Construction & Arch Tech.


      

Examples:

Architecture Urban Studies

         City & Regional Planning

         Construction Engineering

         Construction Engr. Mgmt

         Construction Engr Tech.

       Environmental Design

          Landscape Architecture

     

      

 

Examples:

          Military Service

            On-the-Job Training

Examples

Carpenter Apprentice

         Contractor

          Journeyman

     

 

 CAREER OPTIONS     

High School Diploma

AA/AS Degree

Bachelor Degree or Higher

Certifications

 

·       Carpenter Apprentice

·       Heavy Equipment Operator.

·       Laborer

 

 

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          Carpenter

         Contactor

           Iron Worker

         Journeyman.

 

 

 

 

 

 

      

Carpentry Instructor

          Engineer

        

        

         

      

         

     

      

 

 

Carpenter Apprentice

          Contractor

          Journeyman