Technology Education
Faculty:
Name & Email Conference Website Phone
Fred Quinn 5th Period Web Site 832-484-4988
Ben Rohacs none Web Site 832-484-4970
Donald Sajda none Web Site 832-484-4979

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

   9476CT                                    Formerly Computer Multimedia and Animation Technology

Animation I

A technical course which develops advanced knowledge and skills in the area of digital animation. This hands-on course allows students to create, edit, and render characters, vehicles, scenes or objects and to design and produce digital animation using images, video, and audio resources. Students will learn design, design history, techniques and tools related to the production of drawings, renderings, and scaled models for commercial or residential purposes.  Students will be responsible for purchasing materials or assessed a fee associated with this course. This course receives advanced grade points.

 

Architechture and Construction

 

Architectural Design

Students will receive an overview of the various fields of architecture, interior design, construction science and construction technology. The software applications include but are not limited to: AutoCAD Architecture, Revit and Chief Architect.  Students will be responsible for purchasing materials or assessed a fee associated with this course. Formerly Architectural Construction                 

 

Construction Management

Students will learn design, design history, techniques and tools related to the production of drawings, renderings and scaled models for commercial or residential purposes. Students will be responsible for purchasing materials or assessed a fee associated with this course.

 

Problems and Solutions in Architecture and Construction

This is a project-based course for students to research a real-world problem. Students develop a project on a topic related to career interests, use scientific methods of investigation to conduct in-depth research, compile findings, and present their findings. Students will be responsible for purchasing materials or assessed a fee associated with this course. This course receives advanced grade points. This course is designed to provide students an opportunity to earn one advanced measure for the Distinguished Achievement Program.

 

Information Technology

 

Network Systems

  94CT                     Formerly Introduction to Computer Maintenance

Computer Maintenance

Students learn the principles of computer maintenance, including computer hardware and broad level components related to the installation, diagnosis, service, and repair of computer systems and electrical/electronic theory. To prepare for success, students will have the opportunities to build personal computers and troubleshoot common maintenance problems. Students may have the opportunity to take the CompTIA A+ certification test.

   9647CT 

Internetworking Technologies I

This course is designed to develop the skills needed to design, build and maintain small to medium-sized networks. In a lab setting that corresponds to the real world, students utilize the building blocks of today’s global information technologies to design small to medium-sized local area networks. The course focuses on network fundamentals and protocols, network theory, structured cabling, and the configuration of routers, wireless equipment, and PCs. This high-tech learning environment provides students the knowledge and experience to enter the workforce and/or further their education and training in the computer networking field. This course is the first part of the Cisco Networking Academy Program that can lead to industry recognized certifications: the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) and the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).  Dual Credit is available through Lone Star College System. Students will receive advanced grade points for this course.

 

Internetworking Technologies II

This course is the second part of the Cisco Networking Academy Program. It focuses on switching, basic network security, LAN design, WAN design, and exploration of advanced routing protocols. This high-tech learning environment provides students the knowledge and experience to enter the workforce and/or further their education and training in the computer networking field.  Successful completion of Internetwork