Welding Technology Plan of Study

  • Students may earn an endorsement on their transcript for completing all academy requirements, including successful completion of coursework, outside of the classroom learning opportunities, field experiences, and service learning projects. Specific requirements will be shared the the academy staff.

    English

    • Freshman year requirement: Pre-AP English (1.0) OR English 1 (1.0)
    • Sophomore year requirement: Pre-AP English II (1.0) OR English II (1.0)
    • Junior year requirement: AP Language and Composition (1.0) OR English III (1.0)
    • Senior year requirement: AP Literature and Composition (1.0) OR College Prep English IV (1.0)

    Social Studies

    • Freshman year requirement: Pre-AP Modern World History (1.0) OR Modern World History (1.0)
    • Sophomore year requirement: Social Studies (.5) elective
    • Junior year requirement: AP U.S. History (1.0) OR U.S. History (1.0)
    • Senior year requirement: AP U.S. Government (.5) OR U.S. Government (.5)

    Math

    • Freshman year requirement: Geometry (1.0) OR Algebra I (1.0) OR higher
    • Sophomore year requirement: Advanced Algebra 2 (1.0) OR Algebra 2 (1.0) OR Geometry (1.0) OR higher
    • Junior year requirement: College Algebra (1.0) OR Advanced Algebra 2 (1.0) OR Algebra 2 (1.0) OR higher
    • Senior year requirement: AP Statistics (1.0) OR Pre-Calculus (1.0) OR College Algebra (1.0) OR higher

    Science

    • Freshman year requirement: Honors Biology (1.0) OR Biology (1.0)
    • Sophomore year requirement: Physical Science (1.0) OR higher
    • Junior year requirement: General Chemistry (1.0) OR higher
    • Senior year requirement: Physics (1.0) OR higher

    OATC Coursework

    • Freshman year: Introduction to Industrial Technology (.5) AND Production Technology (.5)
    • Sophomore year: CAD I (.5)
    • Junior year at OATC: Welding Technology (3.0) morning or afternoon
    • Senior year at OATC: Welding Technology (3.0) morning or afternoon

    Practical and Consumer Science Requirement (1.0)

    • Consumer and Personal Finance (.5) sometime during high school

    Technology Requirement (1.0)

    • Students fulfill 1.0 technology graduation requirement through Welding Technology coursework

    Fine Arts

    • Student choice (1.0) sometime during high school

    Applied Communication / International Language Requirement (1.0)

    • College-bound students should enroll in two years of the same language

    Physical Education / Health

    • Freshman year: P.E. Concepts / Health Education (1.0)