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					                                                                                                        students may select other elective courses for personal




Course Overview: Focuses on careers in the
                                                                 Power, Structural and Technical Systems
planning, implementation, production,                           Career Goal (O*NET Code): Heavy Equipment Mechanic (49-3042), Electrical and Electronic                        Student Name:_________________________________________________________________
management, processing, and/or marketing of                     Engineering Technician (17-3023), Farm Equipment Mechanic (49-3041), Global Data
agricultural commodities and services.                          Technician (19-4041)
                                                                                                                                                                               Grade: _______________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                               School: _______________________________________________________________________
                                                                          SUGGESTED COURSEWORK                                                                                                                                EXTENDED LEARNING EXPERIENCES
Middle




                                                                 (Local districts may list high school credit courses here)                                                      Curricular Experiences:                                                                         Extracurricular Experiences:
School
                     8th


                                    HS Courses:                                                                                                                                  Skills USA                                                                                      Agricultural Mechanics Exhibition
                                                                                                                                                                                 Texas FFA Association                                                                           Agriscience Fair
                                                                English I                                              World Geography                                                                                                                                           Farm Bureau Exchange Programs
                                    Core Courses:               Algebra I                                              Languages other than English I                                                                                                                            National Engineering Design Competition
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 School Newspaper
                     9th




                                                                Biology                                                Physical Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Student Government
                                    Career-Related              Principles of Agriculture or Food and Natural Resources or Professional Standards in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 UIL Academic Competitions
                                    Electives:                  Agribusiness
                                                                English II                                             World History
                                    Core Courses:               Geometry                                               Languages other than English II                           Career Learning Experiences:                                                                    Service Learning Experiences:
                           10th




                                                                                                                                                                                 Apprenticeship                                                                                  Boy/Girl Scouts
  High School




                                                                Chemistry
                                                                                                                                                                                 Career Preparation                                                                              Campus Service Organizations
                                    Career-Related              Agricultural Mechanics and Metal Technologies or Energy Power and Transportation Systems                         Internship                                                                                      Community Service Volunteer
                                    Electives:                                                                                                                                   Job Shadowing                                                                                   Habitat for Humanity
                                                                English III                                            United States History                                                                                                                                     Peer Mentoring / Peer Tutoring
                                    Core Courses:               Algebra II                                             Professional Communications
                           11th




                                                                Physics
                                    Career-Related              Agricultural Power Systems
                                    Electives:                                                                                                                                                                             COLLEGE CREDIT OPPORTUNITIES -- High School
                                                                English IV                                             Government/Economics                                    Students should take Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), dual credit, Advanced Technical Credit (ATC), or locally
                                    Core Courses:               Precalculus                                            Fine Arts                                               articulated courses (Tech Prep), if possible. List those courses that count for college credit on your campus.
                           12th




                                                                AP Environmental Science
                                    Career-Related              Practicum in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources or Mathematical Applications in
                                    Electives:                  Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources or Scientific Research and Design
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Professional Associations:
                   On-the-Job
                    Training




                                    Diesel Mechanic                            Shop Helper                                             Tractor Mechanic                                                                                                                          American Society of Agricultural and Biological
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Engineers
                                    NOTE: These experiences may be started and/or completed as part of the high school experience.                                                                                                                                               American Welding Society
                                                                                                                                                                               Career Options:                                                                                   Associated General Contractors of America
                     Certificates




                                    Diesel Mechanic                            OSHA CareerSafe                                         Tractor Mechanic                        Welder                                         Remote Sensing Specialist                          ASTM International
                                                                                                                                                                               Fitter                                         Quality Assurance Manager                          Collegiate FFA
                                    NOTE: Students may earn all or part of these certificates as part of the high school experience.                                                                                                                                             Post-Secondary Agricultural Students Association
                                                                                                                                                                               Career Options:
                  Associate
                  Degrees




                                                                                                                                                                               Welder
  Postsecondary




                                             Cluster Foundation                   Program Of Study Specific Courses                      15 hrs General Education Curriculum                                                  Estimator
                                                                                                                                                                               Foreman
                  Bachelor




                                                                                                                                                                               Career Options:
                  Degrees




                                                                                                                                                                               Agricultural Engineer                          Extension Engineering Specialist
                                    Agricultural Engineering                   Agricultural Systems Management                         Construction Science
                                                                                                                                                                               Site Manager Contractor                        Project Engineer

                                                                                                                                                                               Career Options:
                   Graduate
                   Degrees




                                    Agricultural Mechanization                 Agricultural & Biological Engineering                                                           Project Developer                              Risk Management Specialist

                  Students may select other elective courses for personal enrichment purposes.                                                                                 This plan of study serves as a guide, along with other career planning materials, for pursuing a career path and is based on the most recent information as of 2009. All
                                                                                                                                                                               plans meet high school graduation requirements as well as college entrance requirements.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Agriculture, Food Natural Resources: Power, Structural and Technical Systems: Heavy Equipment Mechanic - June, 2009
                                                        Heavy Equipment Mechanic
                      Cluster Overview: Focuses on careers in the planning, implementation, production, management, processing, and/or marketing of agricultural commodities and services.

                                                                                                SUGGESTED COURSEWORK
                                                                                                  CLUSTER FOUNDATION
                      Intro Agricultural Economics (AGRI 2X17 OR AGMG 1X18)
                      Technical Writing (ETWR 2X01) OR Technical & Business Writing (ENGL 2X11)
                      Agricultural Industry (AGRI 1X31) * See WECM recommendation
                      Integrated Software Applications (ITSC) OR Business Computer Applications (BCIS/COSC) OR Computers in Agriculture (AGRI 2X09)
                      Business Math (MATH 1X24) OR College Algebra (MATH 1X14) OR Technical Math (TECM 1X41)
                                                                                                  POS SPECIFIC COURSES
  Associate Degrees




                      Welding Fundamentals (WLDG 1X21)
                      Basic Computer Aided Drafting (DFTG 1X09 OR ARCH 1X15) OR any Drafting course (ARCH 1X07 OR WLDG)
                      Agricultural Power Units (AGRI 2301) OR Agricultural Powertrain Applications (AMGE 1X40)
                      Any Small Engine course (SMER 1X28)
                      Residential Wiring (ELPT 1X29) OR Fundamentals of Electricity I (ELPT 1X19)
                      Agricultural Construction I (AGRI 1X31) OR Construction Technology I (CNBT 1X16)
                      Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing Systems (CNBT 1X02)
                      Any AGME OR AGRI Equipment course
                                                                               LICENSES, CREDENTIALS & CERTIFICATIONS
                      John Deere
                      Caterpillar
                      Any Welding
                      OSHA Cards (10, 20, 30)

*WECM Recommendation: Develop WECM equivalent of Introduction to Agriculture

Resources for selecting Associate's Degrees:
College Board
College for All Texans
                                               Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Cluster Overview: Focuses on careers in the planning, implementation, production, management, processing, and/or marketing of agricultural commodities and services.
                                             SUGGESTED DEGREE PROGRAMS                                                                                Career Options
     Bachelor Degrees




                        BS Agricultural Engineering                                                                             Agricultural Engineer
                        BS Agricultural Systems Management                                                                      Site Manager Contractor
                        BAAS Specialty                                                                                          Extension Engineering Specialist
                        BAT Specialty                                                                                           Project Engineer




Resources for selecting Bachelor's Degrees:
College Board
College for All Texans

                                             SUGGESTED DEGREE PROGRAMS                                                          Career Options:
   Graduate




                                                                                                                                Project Developer
   Degrees




                        Agricultural Mechanization
                        Agricultural & Biological Engineering                                                                   Risk Management Specialist




Resources for selecting Graduate Degrees:
College Board
College for All Texans
Graduate School

				
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