Course Level:

Credits:                      5

Suggested Grade Level:   12

Prerequisite:              Successful completion of Architecture II

NJ Course Code:       21-103-H

This course is a culmination of the prerequisites. It is designed to teach students to think, work, and communicate like a civil engineer or architect.  Students then choose to design a dream business they would like to open.  Students implement business techniques of: Business Plan, Expenses, Inventory, Overhead Cost, Payroll, Security, Hiring, Interviewing Employees, Location, Taxes, Management, Financing, Parking, Signage, Storage, Product, Supplies, Advertising, Selling, Pricing, Competition, and Breakeven Analysis to then plan, sketch, and draw in CAD their Businesses:  Front, Sides and Rear Elevations, Parking Plan, Electrical Floor Plan, Plumbing Floor Plan, HVAC Floor Plan, Foundation Plan, and Roof Plan all conforming to state, local, and national building codes.  Using these plans, students build from foam core a working 3D model of their business at ¼" equal 1'scale.  The best of these models are entered into and judged at the Craftsman's Fair in Ledgewood Mall against state-wide competition.  ProEngineering  Software is used to set up and draw 3D Engineering Products and Parts.  The course includes many guest speakers for College and Career Exposure and class trips to New York City and Saint John the Divine's Cathedral to view and discuss classic Architectural Designs.   Students continue to develop their portfolio that can be used for application to college programs or when interviewing for employment.

Sandshore Elementary School

Sandshore Elementary School
498 Sandshore Rd
Budd Lake, NJ 07828
973-691-4003

Visit Website

Mountain View Elementary School

Mountain View Elementary School
118 Cloverhill Drive
Flanders, NJ 07836
973-927-2201

Visit Website

Chester M. Stephens Elementary School

Chester M. Stephens Elementary School
99 Sunset Drive
Budd Lake, NJ 07828
973-691-4002

Visit Website

Tinc Road School

Tinc Road School
24 Tinc Road
Flanders, NJ 07836
973-927-2203

Visit Website

Mt. Olive Middle School

Mt. Olive Middle School
160 Wolfe Road
Budd Lake, NJ 07828
973-691-4006

Visit Website

Mt. Olive High School

Mt. Olive High School
18 Corey Road
Flanders, NJ 07836
973-927-2208

You are Here