Coastline Regional Occupational Program (ROP)

Rapid Product Development


Rapid Product Development will prepare students for entry-level jobs in the drafting industry.  Students will learn how products are brought to market – from concept to the finished product.  Students will use 3D CAD software to design their product and transform the virtual design to a physical object using rapid manufacturing processes.  Topics included are sketching, drafting, design, and 3D computer applications on PC computer systems using SolidWorks software and 3D printers that produce rapid prototype models.  Throughout the year, students will compile a portfolio complete with hands-on design projects.

Prerequisites: High School Drafting and Geometry is recommended


  • Introduction and orientation
  • Intro to freehand sketching and lettering
  • 3D solid CAD model using CAD software
  • Engineering drawing basics and advanced
  • Design tables; core complex parts
  • Solve real world design problems;
    use reverse engineering
  • Lofted features; advances lofted part designs
  • Current and past product design solutions
  • Material analysis; physics
  • 3D printing; finishing the RP model
  • Ideation sketching
  • Employment literacy
  • Interpersonal skills and group dynamics
  • Thinking and problem solving skills
  • Communication skills


Upon successful completion, Coastline ROP students will:

  • Integrate Academic and Technical Skills
  • Practice Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Communicate and Collaborate with Diverse Audiences
  • Demonstrate Creativity and Innovation
  • Act as Responsible, Ethical Citizens
  • Develop Personal, Educational and Career Goals

Course Descriptions

Administration of Justice (AOJ)
Agricultural Aquaponics
Animal Health Care Internship
AP Computer Science A
AP Computer Science Principles
Architecture 1 & 2
Art of Animation
Art of TV & Video Production
Automotive Technology
Automotive Technology Internship
Automotive Technology MLR I
Automotive Technology MLR II
Automotive Technology Pre-Apprenticeship
Baking & Pastry Fundamentals
Broadcast News
Business Internship
Careers in Education
Careers in Education (Docent Program)
Careers with Children Internship
CNA (Pre-Certification) Internship
Computer Graphics
Computer Graphics Adv.
Computer Programming
Computerized Accounting
Construction Technology
Construction Technology Pre-Apprenticeship
Costume Design
Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)
Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts Adv.
Culinary Arts Internship
Dental Assistant Back Office
Dental Assistant Back Office Internship (Spring)
Dental Assistant Front Office
Diversified Service Careers Internship
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Engineering Design
Engineering Design & Development
Engineering Innovations
Entertainment Art
Exploring Computer Science
Film & Digital Media Studies
Fire Science 101
Food Services Cooperative
Hotel & Tourism Internship
Introduction to Engineering
Introduction to Medical Careers
Introduction to Product Design & Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Adv.
Medical Core
Medical Nursing Careers Internship
Medical Terminology
Microsoft Tools
Multimedia Communications Design
Music Technology
Pharmacy Technician
Pharmacy Technician Internship
Principles of Engineering
Professional Dance
Programming and Robotics
Rapid Product Development
Retail & Service Careers Cooperative
Retail Sales & Merchandising Internship
Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Sports Medicine & Athletic Training
Sports Medicine Adv.
Study of TV/Film Production
Tech Tools (Spring)
Theater Technology
Video Game Design
Virtual Enterprise
Visual Imagery
Visual Imagery Adv.
Web Site Development
Word Processing/Keyboarding (Fall)

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