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Students in Desktop Publishing learn to apply the principles of Layout and Design


Graphic Communications Courses:




Desktop Publishing - Instruction in the software and techniques used by graphic designers.


Photography - Provides students with an understanding of the technical and aesthetic controls of black and white photography.




Photography students explore the facinating world of black & white photography.
Architectural and Engineering Design Courses:



Industrial Design - Students research and design solutions to contemporary technological problems.




Architectural and Mechanical Drafting - Develop your skills of 3D modeling using computer aided drafting and design software (CADD).


Develop your 3D Modeling Skills

Machine Shop  - This class provides in-depth instruction and experience in the operation and set-up of machine tools.



Project Lead the Way Courses (OPEN TO ALL SOUTH HIGH STUDENTS):


Note: Students who pass this set of yearlong classes are eligible for 3 college semester credits in engineering.

Experience the power of working with metal!
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Introduction to Engineering Design - This introductory course develops a student's problem solving skills, with emphasis placed on the concept of developing 3D rendering of an object.




Digital Electronics

Create your own website using HTML
- A study of applied digital logic. Students study the application of electronic logic circuits and devices, and use Boolean logic to find solutions to problems.




Principles of Engineering - This course explores the use of math, science and manufacturing processes in problem solving.  Students will understand how social and/or political consequences of technological change affect the engineering design solution process.




Computer Integrated

Computerized manufacturing technology.
Manufacturing - The fundamentals of computerized manufacturing technology.



Civil Engineering and Architecture -


Engineering Design and Development - Teams of students design and construct solution to an engineering problem by applying the principles learned in the previous PLTW courses.

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