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AP ART HISTORY - ART064/ART065

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
College Credit Option: AP
Course Description: 

The AP Art History course prepares students for the AP Art History Exam. The course covers art from the Paleolithic period through postmodernism and is designed to provide students with the same material covered in an introductory college course in art history.

AP STUDIO ART: 2-D DESIGN - ART047/ART048

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting and Design II; Ceramics, Sculpture & Design II; or Photography II,
College Credit Option: AP
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course offers the highly motivated art student the opportunity to develop a portfolio to submit for possible college credit and/or advanced college placement. For those students without plans for advanced schooling, it offers a program of study to increase skills, improve techniques, and explore new media. The main focus of the portfolio will be in 2-dimensional design.

AP STUDIO ART: 3-D DESIGN - ART049/ART050

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting and Design II; Ceramics, Sculpture & Design II; or Photography II, teacher permission and junior or senior standing.
College Credit Option: AP
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course offers the highly motivated art student the opportunity to develop a portfolio to submit for possible college credit and/or advanced college placement. For those students without plans for advanced schooling, it offers a program of study to increase skills, improve techniques, and explore new media. The main focus of the portfolio will be in 3 dimensional design.

AP STUDIO ART: DRAWING - ART045/ART046

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting and Design II; Ceramics, Sculpture & Design II; or Photography II,
College Credit Option: AP
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course offers the highly motivated art student the opportunity to develop a portfolio to submit for possible college credit and/or advanced college placement. For those students without plans for advanced schooling, it offers a program of study to increase skills, improve techniques, and explore new media. The main focus of the portfolio will be in drawing.


 

APPLICATIONS IN THE ARTS I-II - ART411/ART414

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: 9th grade standing
Course Description: 

This course is a beginning art course which introduces the students to a variety of art mediums and techniques, including drawing, color theory, painting, printmaking, and sculpture.

APPLICATIONS IN THE ARTS III-IV - ART412/ART415

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and Applications in the Arts I-II
Course Description: 

Applications in the Arts III-IV builds on the skills taught in Applications in the Arts I-II. 10th grade students will receive instruction in art, home and multimedia. All courses are directly integrated with themes and such products as quilts, hand-made books, board games, and a dramatic “touring company.”

ART SURVEY - ART004

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

An exploratory course taught as a survey of the building’s visual arts offerings.  Units address elements of art and principles of design as they relate to both two and three-dimensional work.  Human experience and historical significance of the visual arts are also addressed.  Students will learn basic techniques and processes in class and use a variety of media which may include:  tempera paint, acrylic paint, watercolor, pastels, oil pastels, charcoal, crayon, printmaking inks, colored pencils, pens, clay, plaster, others.

CERAMICS, SCULPTURE & DESIGN I - ART005

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Units employing the use of basic design fundamentals as they pertain to the three-dimensional areas of pottery, sculpture, textiles, and other related areas are taught.

CERAMICS, SCULPTURE & DESIGN II - ART007

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Ceramics, Sculpture & Design I or teacher permission.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course examines the ceramic techniques of coil, slab, and wheel throwing. Sculpture and design are explored as they relate to three-dimensional art.

DRAWING, PAINTING & DESIGN I - ART035

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course deals with the fundamentals as they pertain to two-dimensional design. The units include basic drawing, color theory, painting, and printmaking. Some beginning three-dimensional design may be included in this course.

DRAWING, PAINTING & DESIGN II - ART037

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting & Design I or instructor review of portfolio.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course will cover problems dealing with composition, art styles, and creative imagination using several drawing and painting media. These will include pastels, ink, charcoal, transparent watercolor, acrylics, tempera, and other water-based techniques.

DRAWING, PAINTING & DESIGN III - ART039

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting & Design II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This is an advanced course in problem solving related to instruction in canvas stretching and preparation, oil techniques, mixed media, and a variety of illustration techniques which involve drawing, collage, photo transfer, encaustic, and resist media. This course is repeatable for credit with instructor’s permission.

IB ART STUDIO I-II (SL) - ART898/ART899

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Arts
College Credit Option: IB
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is designed specifically for the studio-oriented art student, including opportunities for structured learning and studio work of a more experimental nature. Also, emphasis will be on comprehension of the elements and principles of art and how this understanding allows for a means of individual expression and creativity. Students will be required to keep an Investigation Workbook (IWB) that is both internally and externally assessed. Students will prepare an exhibition of their own work for the one or two year course, and discuss their work with an assigned IB Examiner from outside of the Kent School District. (This course should be attempted in one year, only if the student has previously taken art courses, is advanced in technique, and highly motivated to do the work.) (First Year of Two-Year Course)

IB ART STUDIO III-IV (HL) - ART900/ART901

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: IB Art Studio I-II (SL)
College Credit Option: IB
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course continues the work started in IB Art Studios I-II (SL). (Second Year of Two-Year Course)

PHOTOGRAPHY I - ART051

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is an exploration of general photographic procedures, cameras, materials, and chemicals. It stresses photography as an art form and design.

PHOTOGRAPHY II - ART053

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Photography I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

 

 

This course is an introduction to advanced concepts.  These concepts include specific photographic equipment, materials, and techniques that require a general understanding of photographic procedures.  These concepts also stress photography as an art form.

 

A fee may be charged for materials used.  Students are required to furnish their own 35mm camera.

ACCOUNTING I-II - BUS101/BUS102

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
Course Description: 

Today’s accounting students are tomorrow’s leaders – in business, education, government, and more. Learn to speak the language of business. Gain hands-on experience with manual and computerized accounting systems while completing the accounting cycle. Acquire skills in payroll, tax returns, banking basics, inventory, and depreciation. From entrepreneur to the corporate office, understand how daily transactions impact future business decisions. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class.

ACCOUNTING III-IV - BUS103/BUS104

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
Prerequisites: Accounting I-II or Accounting I-II (online)
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Expand your financial knowledge and tools as you move towards your career and future goals. Continue refining your skills with the accounting cycle for a corporation. Specialized topics include departmentalized accounting, inventory control, non-collectible accounts, accrued items, distributing dividends, cost of merchandise sold, international sales, and notes payable. Increase your skills and with it your opportunities and possibilities. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class.

ADVANCED JAVA PROGRAMMING - TTI127

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
Prerequisites: Introduction to Java Programming or by instructor approval
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Are you ready to develop your own computer applications? This course teaches the skills required to develop graphical programs using the Java language. Assignments are project-based and include examples such as creating calculators, simple games and projects based on your own interests.

AP COMPUTER SCIENCE A - TTI128/TTI130

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
Prerequisites: Introduction to Java Programming or Algebra III-IV recommended Algebra III-IV
College Credit Option: AP
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Advanced Placement Computer Science A is a college-level, object-oriented programming class with an emphasis on problem solving and algorithm development.  The programming language (JAVA) is the vehicle for implementing computer-based solutions to particular problems and projects.  The course also includes the study of data structures and abstraction.  Some programming experience is highly recommended.  However, students with solid math and problem solving skills can be successful in the class.  Students taking the class will prepare for and have the opportunity to take the AP Computer Science test in the spring for advanced placement in college computer science programs.

 

BUSINESS ENGLISH - BUS509

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ELA
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course covers how to communicate effectively in real world situations by preparing students to function in a business setting. For business purposes students will learn how to write emails and letters, as well as resumes and cover letters. They will gain experience in writing messages, preparing for presentations and meetings, and learning the importance of editing to increase the impact of written and oral communication.

BUSINESS ENGLISH I (online) - BUS511

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ELA
Course Description: 

This course covers how to communicate effectively in real-world situations by preparing students to function in a business setting. For business purposes students will learn how to write emails and letters, as well as resumes and cover letters. They will gain experience in writing messages, preparing for presentations and meetings, and learning the importance of editing to increase the impact of written and oral communication.

BUSINESS ENGLISH II (Online) - BUS512

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ELA
Prerequisites: Business English or Business English I (Online)
Course Description: 

This course further develops students’ real world communication abilities. Students will study instructional writing, produce effective presentation graphics, create a business plan to start their own company, and explore the impact of ethics in a business setting while honing their written and oral communication skills.

BUSINESS LAW - BUS107

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Social Studies Elective
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Do you want to scream “objection, your honor!” while watching legal shows on TV? Have you ever thought about being a lawyer, or do you want to learn more about your legal rights?  Are you planning on a career in business? Then Business Law is the course for you! We’ll dive into contracts, your rights as a consumer, discrimination in the workplace, partnerships, personal injury cases, crimes, and how our court system works. We’ll even have an opportunity to visit the King County Courthouse in Seattle to watch real courtroom action. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class

BUSINESS MATH I-II - BUS105/BUS106

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
Course Description: 

Are you interested in business-related careers and how math applies to the real world? If so, you will find this course is the one for you.  Topics include banking services, payroll, purchasing merchandise, stocks, taxes, and insurance.  You will use Excel spreadsheets to problem solve, create functions and formulas, work with variables, and create graphs to analyze relationships.  Business Math will allow you to learn business and consumer concepts that will be useful throughout your life.   Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class.

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AP ART HISTORY - ART064/ART065

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
College Credit Option: AP
Course Description: 

The AP Art History course prepares students for the AP Art History Exam. The course covers art from the Paleolithic period through postmodernism and is designed to provide students with the same material covered in an introductory college course in art history.

AP STUDIO ART: 2-D DESIGN - ART047/ART048

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting and Design II; Ceramics, Sculpture & Design II; or Photography II,
College Credit Option: AP
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course offers the highly motivated art student the opportunity to develop a portfolio to submit for possible college credit and/or advanced college placement. For those students without plans for advanced schooling, it offers a program of study to increase skills, improve techniques, and explore new media. The main focus of the portfolio will be in 2-dimensional design.

AP STUDIO ART: 3-D DESIGN - ART049/ART050

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting and Design II; Ceramics, Sculpture & Design II; or Photography II, teacher permission and junior or senior standing.
College Credit Option: AP
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course offers the highly motivated art student the opportunity to develop a portfolio to submit for possible college credit and/or advanced college placement. For those students without plans for advanced schooling, it offers a program of study to increase skills, improve techniques, and explore new media. The main focus of the portfolio will be in 3 dimensional design.

AP STUDIO ART: DRAWING - ART045/ART046

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting and Design II; Ceramics, Sculpture & Design II; or Photography II,
College Credit Option: AP
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course offers the highly motivated art student the opportunity to develop a portfolio to submit for possible college credit and/or advanced college placement. For those students without plans for advanced schooling, it offers a program of study to increase skills, improve techniques, and explore new media. The main focus of the portfolio will be in drawing.


 

APPLICATIONS IN THE ARTS I-II - ART411/ART414

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: 9th grade standing
Course Description: 

This course is a beginning art course which introduces the students to a variety of art mediums and techniques, including drawing, color theory, painting, printmaking, and sculpture.

APPLICATIONS IN THE ARTS III-IV - ART412/ART415

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and Applications in the Arts I-II
Course Description: 

Applications in the Arts III-IV builds on the skills taught in Applications in the Arts I-II. 10th grade students will receive instruction in art, home and multimedia. All courses are directly integrated with themes and such products as quilts, hand-made books, board games, and a dramatic “touring company.”

ART SURVEY - ART004

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

An exploratory course taught as a survey of the building’s visual arts offerings.  Units address elements of art and principles of design as they relate to both two and three-dimensional work.  Human experience and historical significance of the visual arts are also addressed.  Students will learn basic techniques and processes in class and use a variety of media which may include:  tempera paint, acrylic paint, watercolor, pastels, oil pastels, charcoal, crayon, printmaking inks, colored pencils, pens, clay, plaster, others.

CERAMICS, SCULPTURE & DESIGN I - ART005

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Units employing the use of basic design fundamentals as they pertain to the three-dimensional areas of pottery, sculpture, textiles, and other related areas are taught.

CERAMICS, SCULPTURE & DESIGN II - ART007

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Ceramics, Sculpture & Design I or teacher permission.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course examines the ceramic techniques of coil, slab, and wheel throwing. Sculpture and design are explored as they relate to three-dimensional art.

DRAWING, PAINTING & DESIGN I - ART035

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course deals with the fundamentals as they pertain to two-dimensional design. The units include basic drawing, color theory, painting, and printmaking. Some beginning three-dimensional design may be included in this course.

DRAWING, PAINTING & DESIGN II - ART037

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting & Design I or instructor review of portfolio.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course will cover problems dealing with composition, art styles, and creative imagination using several drawing and painting media. These will include pastels, ink, charcoal, transparent watercolor, acrylics, tempera, and other water-based techniques.

DRAWING, PAINTING & DESIGN III - ART039

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting & Design II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This is an advanced course in problem solving related to instruction in canvas stretching and preparation, oil techniques, mixed media, and a variety of illustration techniques which involve drawing, collage, photo transfer, encaustic, and resist media. This course is repeatable for credit with instructor’s permission.

IB ART STUDIO I-II (SL) - ART898/ART899

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Arts
College Credit Option: IB
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is designed specifically for the studio-oriented art student, including opportunities for structured learning and studio work of a more experimental nature. Also, emphasis will be on comprehension of the elements and principles of art and how this understanding allows for a means of individual expression and creativity. Students will be required to keep an Investigation Workbook (IWB) that is both internally and externally assessed. Students will prepare an exhibition of their own work for the one or two year course, and discuss their work with an assigned IB Examiner from outside of the Kent School District. (This course should be attempted in one year, only if the student has previously taken art courses, is advanced in technique, and highly motivated to do the work.) (First Year of Two-Year Course)

IB ART STUDIO III-IV (HL) - ART900/ART901

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: IB Art Studio I-II (SL)
College Credit Option: IB
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course continues the work started in IB Art Studios I-II (SL). (Second Year of Two-Year Course)

PHOTOGRAPHY I - ART051

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is an exploration of general photographic procedures, cameras, materials, and chemicals. It stresses photography as an art form and design.

PHOTOGRAPHY II - ART053

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Photography I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

 

 

This course is an introduction to advanced concepts.  These concepts include specific photographic equipment, materials, and techniques that require a general understanding of photographic procedures.  These concepts also stress photography as an art form.

 

A fee may be charged for materials used.  Students are required to furnish their own 35mm camera.

ACCOUNTING I-II - BUS101/BUS102

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
Course Description: 

Today’s accounting students are tomorrow’s leaders – in business, education, government, and more. Learn to speak the language of business. Gain hands-on experience with manual and computerized accounting systems while completing the accounting cycle. Acquire skills in payroll, tax returns, banking basics, inventory, and depreciation. From entrepreneur to the corporate office, understand how daily transactions impact future business decisions. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class.

ACCOUNTING III-IV - BUS103/BUS104

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
Prerequisites: Accounting I-II or Accounting I-II (online)
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Expand your financial knowledge and tools as you move towards your career and future goals. Continue refining your skills with the accounting cycle for a corporation. Specialized topics include departmentalized accounting, inventory control, non-collectible accounts, accrued items, distributing dividends, cost of merchandise sold, international sales, and notes payable. Increase your skills and with it your opportunities and possibilities. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class.

ADVANCED JAVA PROGRAMMING - TTI127

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
Prerequisites: Introduction to Java Programming or by instructor approval
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Are you ready to develop your own computer applications? This course teaches the skills required to develop graphical programs using the Java language. Assignments are project-based and include examples such as creating calculators, simple games and projects based on your own interests.

AP COMPUTER SCIENCE A - TTI128/TTI130

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
Prerequisites: Introduction to Java Programming or Algebra III-IV recommended Algebra III-IV
College Credit Option: AP
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Advanced Placement Computer Science A is a college-level, object-oriented programming class with an emphasis on problem solving and algorithm development.  The programming language (JAVA) is the vehicle for implementing computer-based solutions to particular problems and projects.  The course also includes the study of data structures and abstraction.  Some programming experience is highly recommended.  However, students with solid math and problem solving skills can be successful in the class.  Students taking the class will prepare for and have the opportunity to take the AP Computer Science test in the spring for advanced placement in college computer science programs.

 

BUSINESS ENGLISH - BUS509

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ELA
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course covers how to communicate effectively in real world situations by preparing students to function in a business setting. For business purposes students will learn how to write emails and letters, as well as resumes and cover letters. They will gain experience in writing messages, preparing for presentations and meetings, and learning the importance of editing to increase the impact of written and oral communication.

BUSINESS ENGLISH I (online) - BUS511

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ELA
Course Description: 

This course covers how to communicate effectively in real-world situations by preparing students to function in a business setting. For business purposes students will learn how to write emails and letters, as well as resumes and cover letters. They will gain experience in writing messages, preparing for presentations and meetings, and learning the importance of editing to increase the impact of written and oral communication.

BUSINESS ENGLISH II (Online) - BUS512

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ELA
Prerequisites: Business English or Business English I (Online)
Course Description: 

This course further develops students’ real world communication abilities. Students will study instructional writing, produce effective presentation graphics, create a business plan to start their own company, and explore the impact of ethics in a business setting while honing their written and oral communication skills.

BUSINESS LAW - BUS107

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Social Studies Elective
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Do you want to scream “objection, your honor!” while watching legal shows on TV? Have you ever thought about being a lawyer, or do you want to learn more about your legal rights?  Are you planning on a career in business? Then Business Law is the course for you! We’ll dive into contracts, your rights as a consumer, discrimination in the workplace, partnerships, personal injury cases, crimes, and how our court system works. We’ll even have an opportunity to visit the King County Courthouse in Seattle to watch real courtroom action. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class

BUSINESS MATH I-II - BUS105/BUS106

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
Course Description: 

Are you interested in business-related careers and how math applies to the real world? If so, you will find this course is the one for you.  Topics include banking services, payroll, purchasing merchandise, stocks, taxes, and insurance.  You will use Excel spreadsheets to problem solve, create functions and formulas, work with variables, and create graphs to analyze relationships.  Business Math will allow you to learn business and consumer concepts that will be useful throughout your life.   Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class.

BUSINESS MATH I-II (Online) - BUS108/BUS109

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
Course Description: 

Are you interested in business-related careers and how math applies to the real world? If so, you will find this course is the one for you.  Topics include banking services, payroll, purchasing merchandise, stocks, taxes, and insurance.  You will use Excel spreadsheets to problem solve, create functions and formulas, work with variables, and create graphs to analyze relationships.  Business Math will allow you to learn business and consumer concepts that will be useful throughout your life.&nb