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Requirements
CTE Opportunities
Drafting students have the opportunity to
get involved in SkillsUSA, a Career and Drafting and Design
Technology
Technical Education Student Organization
The Glendale Union High School District diploma where students learn leadership, personal
is designed to satisfy the graduation requirements development, and career exploration skills.
established by the State Board of Education and
those of the GUHSD Governing Board. Meeting www.azskillsusa.org
these minimum requirements will result in a high Glendale Union High School District
school diploma. Additional credits are required for •
acceptance into a college or university, and results in www.skillsusa.org
an “endorsed” diploma. The required twenty credits
(minimum) or twenty three credits (endorsement)
are earned by taking the following required courses:
4 credits of Language Arts
3 credits of Social Studies
2 credits of Science (3 credits for endorsement) Recommended
2 credits of Math (4 credits for endorsement)
1 credit of Fine Arts OR CTE Career and Technical Education
(Fine Arts for endorsement)
1 credit of Physical Education (CTE) Electives in the
(2 credits of Foreign Language for endorsement)
Drafting and Design


5-7 credits of ELECTIVES can be selected
from the course offerings for each high Technology Program:
school. Consider exploring your desired career
path through related CTE courses.
Drafting and Design Technology
(Grade 9-11 / 1 credit)
ALL CTE programs offer post-secondary
opportunities through community colleges,
universities, trade schools and apprenticeships. Your Mechanical Drafting and
GUHSD school counselor can provide you with Design Technology
valuable resource materials to help with planning
your future after high school: (Grade 10-12 / 1 credit)
• Guide to Post-High School Planning
• Senior Scholarship Guide and Directory
• Career Pathways Brochures
Architectural Drafting and
Design Technology T he Drafting and Design Technology
program is designed to prepare students
to apply technical skills to create working
Be sure to request these materials TODAY! (Grades 10-12 / 1 credit)
drawings and computer simulations for a
variety of applications. Class instruction
Academic Integration Introtech (if available)
includes specification interpretation,
(Grades 9-11 / 1 credit) dimensioning techniques, drafting
GUHSD is committed to rigorous and relevant
learning for ALL students. CTE teachers are actively calculations, material estimation, technical
working with teachers of other disciplines to align
standards, tests and essential skills to enhance communications, computer applications and
instruction. This focus of learning integrates interpersonal communications. Instruction
academic skills which may include the following:
also includes computer assisted design and
Computer Science
Language Arts
Career and Technical Education drafting to create two-
Math dimensional and three-
(CTE marketing materials made
Science
possible through funding from West-MEC.)
dimensional engineering
Social Studies
designs.
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Mapping Technicians www.50states.com/cc/arizona.htm
$47,100 - 48,200 (16%) Career Pathways
• Mechanical Engineering Technicians Colleges, Universities, Technical Schools
$38,600 - 39,500 (14%) www.50states.com/college/arizona.htm The Career Pathway for CAD Drafting
• Civil Engineering Technicians is Engineering/Industrial Systems.
$36,700 - 38,500 (24%) (Information for other states Occupations in this Career Pathway are
can also be found at this site.) related to the technology necessary to
Bachelor’s Degree design, develop, install, and maintain
• Mechanical Engineers
$59,900 - 66,700 (8%) Want to Explore Some Careers? electrical, mechanical, and structural
systems. These may include the buildiing
• Architects trades, architecture, engineering, or
$54,700 - 63,000 (35%) Vocational Information Center automotive services. Recommended areas
• Civil Engineers www.khake.com of electives for the CAD Drafting Career
$50,000 - 55,100 (22%) Pathway include the following:
• Landscape Architects America’s Career Info Net
$44,000 - 46,100 (31%) www.acinet.org/acinet/occ_rep.asp Computer-Aided Drafting
• Cartographers & Photogrammetrists
Graphic Design
$42,000 - 42,700 (26%) US Department of Labor
• Surveyors Electronics
Bureau of Labor Statistics Math electives
$39,700 - 42,500 (20%) www.bls.gov
• Engineering Managers Entire site is informative — Click on
$87,400 - 93,900 (15%) Source:
Occupational Outlook Handbook Arizona Department of Education
Source: Arizona Labor Market for Career Information www.ade.az.edu/CTE/career pathways
www.workforce.az.gov
GUHSD • 12/2006