All State Approved CTE courses meet SD High School graduation requirement. Contact your high school counselor or administration at the CTE Academy for specific information.

CTF-3010

INTRODUCTION TO AVIATION

Length/Credit:
One Year, Two Hour block
1 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 9-12 grade
Location:
Offered at CTE Academy only
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for
Career & Technical Education(CTE).
This introductory course will introduce students to the exciting field of aviation. This takes a broad look at many facets of aviation; history, principles of flight, aircraft & systems, weather, space & rocketry, airports, and navigation. This course incorporates hands-on resources, field trips, and activities to begin to take a deeper look at aviation and the possible careers in the field.

CTF-3020

ADVANCED AVIATION AND FLIGHT

Length/Credit:
One Year, Two Hour block
1 credit
Prerequisite:
Introduction to Aviation, Open to 10-12 grade
Location:
Offered at CTE Academy only
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for
Career & Technical Education(CTE).
This course prepares students to be pilots of their own aircraft studying; fundamentals of flight, airplane systems, and aerodynamic principles, aircraft design, the flight environment, weather, physiology, aircraft performance, navigation, and decision making. This course also utilizes personal simulators to further flying knowledge. In addition, this course will utilize unmanned aircraft systems (ie: drones) and lighter-than-air technology to increase knowledge of potential aviation careers.