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  • Is this Academy for you? 
    Students interested in building and planning for a new tomorrow should consider the Industrial Engineering & Technology Academy. You will use your mind and hands together to begin to change the world by identifying problems and working towards solutions to make our world a better place.
    Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
    This pathway involves planning and managing scientific research to solve real world problems. Students will participate in research, designing projects and Project Lead The Way Engineering courses to prepare them for the fascinating careers in Engineering, including the following:
    • Architecture & Design
    • Energy services of tomorrow
    • Green solutionsMissouri PLTW
    • Sustainable design
    • Infrastructure planning & maintenance
    • Community rehabilitation
    • Automation
    • Logistics
    • Robotics
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    Trade and Industrial

    Auto Collision Technology
    Students will learn practical application of technical knowledge in auto collision repair, practice basic skills in welding, collision straightening, and replacement of parts, apply technique of auto painting, major collision repair, including frame and uni-body repair and personal restraint systems including seat belts and airbags.
    • Auto Collision Repair Technician/Finisher
    • Auto Collision Business Owner
    • Damage appraiser

    Automotive Technology
    Students will study technical and practical auto mechanics repair training, practice all phases of auto technology taught in a shop atmosphere,and learn diagnosis, the use of test equipment and preventative maintenance.
    • Mechanic
    • Automotive Technician
    • Specialty Automotive Technician (Engine tune-up, transmission, air condition)
    • Auto Repair Business Owner

    Construction Trades & Building Trades
    Students will practice fundamentals on usable projects, constructing an actual house (Building Trades), and explore the diversity of the carpentry industry.
    • Carpenter
    • Contractor
    • Cabinet Making
    • Construction Manager

    Students learn basic concepts and theories in electronic circuits/equipment and computer networking. They also will learn electronic principles and applications of linear and digital devices/circuits. Other topics include: basic robotics, programming and interfacing.
    • Electronics/Telecommunications Technicians
    • Electrical Systems Designer
    • Electrician

    Heating and Air Conditioning
    Students will be provided occupational and technical information related to the heating and cooling industry.
    • Electrician
    • Sheet Metal Worker
    • Pipefitter
    • Refrigeration Technician
    • Heating and Air Conditioning Service and Installation Technician

    Specialized instruction in gas and electronic welding, MIG and TIG welding, preparing metals for welds, testing of welds, and applications of rods.
    • Welder
    • Welding Technician