Program Requirements


Grade level: 10, 11, 12

School: Kent

Program Length: Two Years

Credit at Kent:

Level I: Electronics, Robotics and Programming IA (1.5cr), Electronics, Robotics and Programming IB (1.5cr).

Level II: Electronics, Robotics and Programming IIA (1.5cr), Electronics, Robotics and Programming IIB (1.5cr).

Program Description


Career opportunities are abundant and increasing in the fields of electronics, robotics and programming. This program will provide students with great preparation in theory and hands on experience. Transistor circuits, amplifiers, LED lighting and soldering projects are

included. Vex robots are built and programmed with C language. BASIC language is used for parallax robots and LED displays. Video game programming is offered, computers are assembled and software installed. Students who complete the Electronics, Robotics and Programming College Tech Prep Initiative will have the opportunity to continue their studies in post-secondary education, enhance their skills in the military or directly enter the workforce.  

Program Overview


Areas of Concentration

  • Construction technology—Core and sustainable construction

  • Carpentry and masonry technical skills

  • Structural systems

  • Structural coverings and finishes

Skills Necessary for Success

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to follow directions and assume responsibility

  • Written and verbal communication skills

  • Disciplined self-starter

  • Creative problem-solver

  • Logical thinker who pays attention to detail

  • Aptitude for precision work

  • Manual dexterity

  • Patience to follow through on tasks

Professional Pathway

  • Computer laboratory technician

  • Development instrumentation technician

  • Electronic communication technician

  • Nuclear reactor electronics technician

  • Systems testing laboratory technician

  • Electronics manufacturing and production technician

  • Electronic equipment installer

  • Cable television installer

  • Computer installer/technician

Higher Educational Opportunities

  • College credits available

  • Associate’s degree

  • Bachelor’s degree

Helpful Background

  • Using specialized tools and equipment

  • Hands on applications of scientific principles

  • Computer technology

  • Electricity and circuitry

Recommendations

  • Excellent attendance record

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA

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