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The Construction major merges concepts of skilled trades and management where projects
make connections between science, technology, engineering and math with real-world
opportunities. An exciting, hands-on opportunity awaits students as they learn to create and
analyze construction documents and build scale and life-sized prototypes. Partnering with ABC
in New Castle, DE, students follow the NCCER construction curriculum and will sit for trade
certification exams, recognized by industry. Starting their Junior year, these students are also
eligible for the Manufacturing Program through DTCC. Students are encouraged to participate in
ACE Mentoring program, a nationwide program designed to introduce students to a wide range
of career opportunities including but not limited to architecture, engineering and more.

Grade 9

  1. English I
  2. Integrated Math I
  3. Science I
  4. Geography/Civics
  5. Physical Education/Health
  6. Introduction to Craft Skills 
  7. World Language
  8. Elective

Grade 10

  1. English II
  2. Integrated Math II
  3. Biology
  4. Economics
  5. Physical Ed/Drivers Ed
  6. Blueprint Reading for Construction
  7. World Language
  8. Elective

Grade 11

  1. English III
  2. Integrated Math III
  3. Science course
  4. US History
  5. World Language
  6. Construction Trades
  7. Principals of Engineering
  8. Elective

Grade 12

  1. English IV
  2. Mathematics course
  3. Work Based Learning
  4. Engineering Design & Development
  5. Elective
  6. Elective
  7. Elective
  8. Elective

Additional courses or electives that relate to this major:

  • Marketing Essentials & other business courses
  • Environmental Science courses

 Online Courses:

• Fashion and Interior Design; Intro to Manufacturing, Product Design, & Innovation


OSHA 10-hour Construction Industry

Students are encouraged to participate in ACE Mentoring program.