High School Courses

Below are the courses a student may take through Denfeld and/or Duluth East High Schools to prepare for a career in the Engineering and Manufacturing pathways.

Subject

9th Grade

10th Grade

11th Grade

12th Grade

Language Arts

English (1 credit of ELA is required)

Honors English 9

English 9
 

English (1 Credit of ELA is required)

English 10

Honors English 10
 

English (1 Credit of ELA is required)

English 11

AP Language and Composition (AP)
 

English (1 Credit of ELA, this is an elective from the courses below)

CREATIVE WRITING

(CITS) COLLEGE COMPOSITION (CE)

Values in Literature

Journalism

PUBLIC SPEAKING

GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION

Drama as Literature

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

CAPITAL courses match industry skill-sets effectively

 

Math

Math (3 credits of Math is required to graduate)

Geometry 9

Intermediate Algebra
 

Math (3 credits of Math is required to graduate)

Algebra 2

GEOMETRY

Intermediate Algebra

CAPITAL courses match industry skill-sets effectively

 

Math (3 credits of Math is required to graduate)

Intermediate Algebra

(CITS) Precalculus (CE)

Algebra 2

Probability and Statistics

GEOMETRY

Algebra 2 Concepts

CAPITAL courses match industry skill-sets effectively

 

Probability and Statistics

Intermediate Algebra

(CITS) Precalculus (CE)

AP (CITS) Calculus (AP)

Algebra 2

GEOMETRY

Algebra 2 Concepts

CAPITAL courses match industry skill-sets effectively

 

Science

Science (3 credits of science is required to graduate)

Physical Science9/Earth Science 9 Integrated
 

Science (3 credits of science is required to graduate)

Biology

Honors Biology
 

Science (3 credits of science is required to graduate)

INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS

PHYSICS

Chemistry

(CITS) PHYSICS (CE)

AEROSPACE PHYSICS

Introductory Chemistry

Honors Biology

(CITS) Chemistry (CE)

Biology

CAPITAL courses match industry skill-sets effectively

 

Science (3 credits of science is required to graduate)

INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS

AEROSPACE PHYSICS

(CITS) PHYSICS (CE)

PHYSICS

Introduction to Chemistry

Honors Biology

(CITS) Chemistry (CE)

Chemistry

Biology

CAPITAL courses match industry skill-sets effectively

Social Studies

Social Studies (3.5 credits of Social Studies is required to graduate)

Civics in Global Society
 

Social Studies (3.5 credits of Social Studies is required to graduate)

AP United States History (AP)

American History
 

Social Studies (3.5 credits of Social Studies is required to graduate)

(CITS) ECONOMICS (CE)

ECONOMICS

AP World History (AP)

World History

AP United States History (AP)

International Studies

World History

CAPITAL courses match industry skill-sets effectively

 

Social Studies (3.5 credits of Social Studies is required to graduate)

American Government and Politics

(CITS) American Government and Politics (CE)

World History

AP World History (AP)

ECONOMICS

(CITS) ECONOMICS

AP United States History (AP)

International Studies

CAPITAL courses match industry skill-sets effectively

 

Other Requirements

Other required credits: 1 credit in Arts (Visual, Media or Music), .5 credits in health, .5 credits in Physical Education, 1 credit in WIN
 

Other required credits: 1 credit in Arts (Visual, Media or Music), .5 credits in health, .5 credits in Physical Education, 1 credit in WIN
 

Other required credits: 1 credit in Arts (Visual, Media or Music), .5 credits in health, .5 credits in Physical Education, 1 credit in WIN
 

Other required credits: 1 credit in Arts (Visual, Media or Music), .5 credits in health, .5 credits in Physical Education, 1 credit in WIN
 

Career and Technical Electives for College Credit

Art

Music

Physical Education

WIN (What I Need)
 

WIN (What I Need)

Physical Education

Health

Art

Music
 

Music

Art

Health

Physical Education

WIN (What I Need)
 

Physical Education

WIN (What I Need)

Music

Art

Health
 

Career and Technical Electives

Manufacturing Technologies

Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
 

Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Manufacturing Technologies
 

Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Manufacturing Technologies
 

Career Development Intern*

Manufacturing Technologies

Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

*Course is a Work Experience for students who have proven industry-ready skills and aptitudes

 

Other Suggested Electives

Introduction to Engineering and Design (ACC)

Business and Personal Finance

Construction Technology 1 (ACC)

CAD for Engineering (ACC)
 

Introduction to Engineering and Design (ACC)

Accounting 1 (ACC)

Construction Technology 1 (ACC)

Business and Personal Finance

CAD for Engineering (ACC)

Graphic Arts/Digital Design 1
 

CAD for Engineering (ACC)

Business and Personal Finance

Construction Technology 1 (ACC)

Graphic Arts/Digital Design 1

Introduction to Engineering and Design (ACC)

Accounting 1 (ACC)
 

Introduction to Engineering and Design (ACC)

Forestry, Fish & Wildlife (ACC)

Construction Technology 1 (ACC)

CAD for Engineering (ACC)

Business and Personal Finance
 

Legend:
ACC: Articulated College Credit is an agreement between one or more high schools and one or more colleges and universities to accept a high school course as a course equivalence or partial course equivalence to a college course.
AP: Advanced Placement: A standardized curriculum offering college-level courses in subject areas such as English, history, humanities, languages, math, psychology and science. AP courses are taught by a high school teacher on a high school site, trained by College Board.
CE: Concurrent Enrollment allows an eligible high school student to take college or university courses that are taught by a credentialed high school faculty member on the high school campus.

Learn more about types of college credit.

High School Enhanced Learning

Work-Based Learning

Career Development Internship or Job Shadow 

Service Learning

Various Community projects throughout course 

College Preparation

Guidance Counselors, ACT, PLAN, PSAT, ASVAB, ACCUPLACER, Career Center  

Student Organizations

SkillsUSA 

Post-Secondary Connections

The programs below are some of the college programs related to this career pathway. Ask your counselor for more information.

2-Year College

Program

4-Year University

Program

Lake Superior College, Duluth  

Integrated Manufacturing Technology - Welding Diploma  

 

 

Lake Superior College, Duluth  

Integrated Manufacturing Technology-Welding Certificate  

 

 

Want to see more? Find related programs in Manufacturing.

College & University Enhanced Learning

Work-Based Learning

 

Service Learning

 

Career Preparation & National Accreditation

 

Student Organizations

 

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Career Name

Typical Education Required

Average Wage

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Bachelor's degree

$28.04/hour

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Bachelor's degree

$32.21/hour

Graphic Designers

Bachelor's degree

$23.22/hour

Industrial Engineering Technicians

Associate's degree

$24.98/hour

Industrial Engineers

Bachelor's degree

$41.76/hour

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