Applied Technology

Philosophy:

Applied Technology is a significant part of Fenton’s comprehensive high school program. Applied Technology can help students become technologically literate and equipped with the necessary skills to cope with, live, and work in today’s highly technological society. Courses are designed around useful lifelong technological skills taught from a practical problem-solving approach. Students may elect to take Applied Technology courses for consumer knowledge and/or for an introduction to a career. Applied Technology can benefit students as they prepare for college, employment, or to establish life-long skills and leisure activities.

Recommendations:

The Applied Technology Department offers exciting courses to all students in the areas of drafting, electronics, graphics, metals, photography, powers, video, and woods. These classes are lab oriented with practical, hands-on experiences. Some students may acquire College of DuPage credit for certain classes taken from the Applied Technology Department at Fenton High School. Consider a career that can begin at Fenton with your experiences in the Applied Technology Department. Fenton High School is in an area surrounded by hi-tech industries that are looking for people with skills for the technical world in which we live.

PHONE:

(630) 860-4937

MEMBERS:

Mark Drelicharz - drelicharz@fenton100.org

Benjamin Nelson - nelsonb@fenton100.org

Rick Neubauer - neubauer@fenton100.org

Mark Scheldrup Chairperson- scheldrup@fenton100.org

Lauren Sladek - sladek@fenton100.org
 

OFFERED COURSES:

Courses in orange have no prerequisites and are for grades 10-12.
Please contact Mark Scheldrup with any questions.

  • Intro to Technology (recommended for grades 9 & 10)
  • Intro to Engineering Design      
    • Principles of Engineering
  • Solid Modeling
  • Game Design
  • Web Design
  • Photography (Black and White)
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Operating Systems
  • Metals
  • Electricity and Electronics
  • Video Production
  • Television Production
  • Woods 1
    • Woods 2
  • Graphics 1
    • Graphics 2
    • Graphics Production
  • Technical Drafting
    • Architecture 1
    • Architecture 2
  • Digital Photography
    • Advanced Digital Photography
  • Small Engine Maintenance
    • Auto Repair 1
    • Auto Repair 2