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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.”

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
Equivalent Credit: 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.

CERAMICS, SCULPTURE & DESIGN III - ART009

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Ceramics, Sculpture & 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 course is a continuation of Ceramics, Sculpture & Design II, with further experience in the techniques of wheel throwing, coil, and slab. Advanced sculpture and design techniques are also taught.

DIGITAL DESIGN I-II - ARA010/ARB010

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TTA010/TTB010
Prerequisites: Computer Essentials or Computer Applications I or Computer Applications I (online) or instructor's permission
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Do you want to learn to design graphics or make animations?  Students in Digital Design will learn to create and edit graphics, animations and animated movies as well as enhance their general Internet skills. This course focuses on industry standard software such as Flash, Fireworks, Dreamweaver and Photoshop.  Coursework is project based and designed to improve students’ digital and technology skills and meet the technology requirements for graduation.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalent credit.

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.

GRAPHIC ARTS I - AR1207/AR1707

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1207/TT1707
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Learn how to create computer-based images that are used in the graphic arts, animation, and video industries!  This course will help students to understand the principles and techniques of the graphic design process.  Students will create a portfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed in this courseIn Graphic Arts you will learn how to communicate your passion to the world!  Learn today’s software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash Animation, iMovie and much more to move ahead in today’s technological world.  Video techniques will capture your audience; producing skills for a lifetime.  The skills used in class can be used for your culminating project all while building a portfolio of your work.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalent credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS II - AR1208/AR1708

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1208/TT1708
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Learn how to create computer-based images that are used in the graphic arts, animation, and video industries!  This course will help students to understand the principles and techniques of the graphic design process.  Students will create a portfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed in this courseIn Graphic Arts you will learn how to communicate your passion to the world!  Learn today’s software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash Animation, iMovie and much more to move ahead in today’s technological world.  Video techniques will capture your audience; producing skills for a lifetime.  The skills used in class can be used for your culminating project all while building a portfolio of your work.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS III - AR1209/AR1709

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1209/TT1709
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts I and II or Graphics Arts I-II – 2 HR/DAY
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of graphic arts and animations used in the video and print industries.  Instruction is designed to enhance the students’ creative process as they work individually and in teams.  Projects will be customized to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the student.

 This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS IV - AR1210/AR1710

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1210/TT1710
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts III
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of graphic arts and animations used in the video and print industries.  Instruction is designed to enhance the students’ creative process as they work individually and in teams.  Projects will be customized to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the student.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

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
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)
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)

METAL SCULPTURE - AR1240/AR1241

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1240/TT1241
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 is an exploration of general metal art fabrication materials, tools, techniques, and sculptural design.  Students will learn three-dimensional design using metal forming techniques such as soldering, brazing, oxyacetylene, MIG/TIG Welding and foundry work.  Emphasis will be put on design in both functional and sculptural forms.  Students will analyze, interpret and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of metal sculpture.  Students will create a personal portfolio of their work.  Students will explore how metal sculpture skills are used in fine art, architecture, building trades, and the custom automotive industry.  Through class activities, students will explore related careers, assume leadership roles, and practice skills used in the workplace.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY I - ART056

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1056
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used.   Students are highly encouraged to furnish their own 35mm camera.

 

Course Description: Capture the moment or create it!  This course is an exploration of photography, cameras, and materials.  Students will develop their ability to artistically communicate through the operation of manual 35 mm and digital cameras.  Students will produce a quality photographic print portfolio. 

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY II - ART057

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1057
Prerequisites: Studio Photography I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

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

Course Description: Capture the moment, or create it – part two!  It’s time to wow and amaze yourself with your newfound photography skills.  Studio Photography II takes you to the next level by continuing creative concepts such as advanced exposure, printing, special effects, digital manipulation, and studio lighting techniques.  Special emphasis is placed upon photography as an art form, and critique of personal work.  Students will produce a final gallery quality print portfolio.

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY III - ART058

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1058
Prerequisites: Studio Photography II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

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

Course Description: Are you looking to develop your personal style of photography?  Students will refine their skills by exploring professional photographers’ work and alternative techniques.  They will continue to develop their expertise in color photography and studio lighting.  Students will integrate critiques that connect professional work to personal work.  A final gallery quality print portfolio will be produced.

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY IV - ART059

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1059
Prerequisites: Studio Photography III
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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

Course Description: Studio Photography IV focuses on the skills needed for a career in the photographic field as well as continuing to build one’s personal portfolio.  Students will work professionally, seek commissions from clients, learn business basics, and build a professional print and electronic portfolio.  They will also work around a personal theme and exhibit a display in the community.  Submitting a “2-D Design” portfolio using photography as a medium is an option for student to receive AP credit.

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS I - TT1207/TT1707

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1207/AR1707
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Learn how to create computer-based images that are used in the graphic arts, animation, and video industries! This course will help students to u nderstand the elements and priciples of design. Students will create a protfolio of their work that shocases the skills they have developed in this course. Learn today’s software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Animation, iMovie and Premier and much more to move ahead in today’s technological world.  Video techniques will capture your audience; producing skills for a lifetime.  The skills used in class can be used for your culminating project all while building a portfolio of your work. This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS II - TT1208/TT1708

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1208/AR1708
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere along with 3D Animation. Instruction is designed to enhance the students' creative process as they work individually and in teams. Students will also learn the screen printing process by producting art to output and put on a garment using various techniques. Projects will be customized to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the student. Students will create a portfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS III - TT1209/TT1709

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1209/AR1709
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere, along with 3D Animation. Instruction is designed to enhance the students' creative process as they work individually and in teams. Students will also learn the screen printing process by producting art to output and put on a garment using various techniques. Projects will be customized to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the sutdent. Students will create a portfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS IV - TT1210/TT1710

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1210/AR1710
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts III
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere, along with 3D Animation. Instruction is designed to enhance the students' creative process as they work individually and in teams. Students will also learn the screen printing process by producing art to output and put on a garment using various techniques. Projects will be customied to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the student. Students will create a protfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

METAL SCULPTURE - TT1240/TT1241

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1240/AR1241
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 is an exploration of general metal art fabrication materials, tools, techniques, and sculptural design.  Students will learn three-dimensional design using metal forming techniques such as soldering, brazing, oxyacetylene, MIG/TIG Welding and foundry work.  Emphasis will be put on design in both functional and sculptural forms.  Students will analyze, interpret and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of metal sculpture.  Students will create a personal portfolio of their work.  Students will explore how metal sculpture skills are used in fine art, architecture, building trades, and the custom automotive industry.  Through class activities, students will explore related careers, assume leadership roles, and practice skills used in the workplace.

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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.”

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
Equivalent Credit: 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.

CERAMICS, SCULPTURE & DESIGN III - ART009

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Ceramics, Sculpture & 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 course is a continuation of Ceramics, Sculpture & Design II, with further experience in the techniques of wheel throwing, coil, and slab. Advanced sculpture and design techniques are also taught.

DIGITAL DESIGN I-II - ARA010/ARB010

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TTA010/TTB010
Prerequisites: Computer Essentials or Computer Applications I or Computer Applications I (online) or instructor's permission
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Do you want to learn to design graphics or make animations?  Students in Digital Design will learn to create and edit graphics, animations and animated movies as well as enhance their general Internet skills. This course focuses on industry standard software such as Flash, Fireworks, Dreamweaver and Photoshop.  Coursework is project based and designed to improve students’ digital and technology skills and meet the technology requirements for graduation.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalent credit.

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.

GRAPHIC ARTS I - AR1207/AR1707

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1207/TT1707
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Learn how to create computer-based images that are used in the graphic arts, animation, and video industries!  This course will help students to understand the principles and techniques of the graphic design process.  Students will create a portfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed in this courseIn Graphic Arts you will learn how to communicate your passion to the world!  Learn today’s software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash Animation, iMovie and much more to move ahead in today’s technological world.  Video techniques will capture your audience; producing skills for a lifetime.  The skills used in class can be used for your culminating project all while building a portfolio of your work.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalent credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS II - AR1208/AR1708

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1208/TT1708
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Learn how to create computer-based images that are used in the graphic arts, animation, and video industries!  This course will help students to understand the principles and techniques of the graphic design process.  Students will create a portfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed in this courseIn Graphic Arts you will learn how to communicate your passion to the world!  Learn today’s software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash Animation, iMovie and much more to move ahead in today’s technological world.  Video techniques will capture your audience; producing skills for a lifetime.  The skills used in class can be used for your culminating project all while building a portfolio of your work.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS III - AR1209/AR1709

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1209/TT1709
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts I and II or Graphics Arts I-II – 2 HR/DAY
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of graphic arts and animations used in the video and print industries.  Instruction is designed to enhance the students’ creative process as they work individually and in teams.  Projects will be customized to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the student.

 This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS IV - AR1210/AR1710

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1210/TT1710
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts III
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of graphic arts and animations used in the video and print industries.  Instruction is designed to enhance the students’ creative process as they work individually and in teams.  Projects will be customized to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the student.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

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
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)
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)

METAL SCULPTURE - AR1240/AR1241

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1240/TT1241
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 is an exploration of general metal art fabrication materials, tools, techniques, and sculptural design.  Students will learn three-dimensional design using metal forming techniques such as soldering, brazing, oxyacetylene, MIG/TIG Welding and foundry work.  Emphasis will be put on design in both functional and sculptural forms.  Students will analyze, interpret and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of metal sculpture.  Students will create a personal portfolio of their work.  Students will explore how metal sculpture skills are used in fine art, architecture, building trades, and the custom automotive industry.  Through class activities, students will explore related careers, assume leadership roles, and practice skills used in the workplace.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY I - ART056

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1056
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used.   Students are highly encouraged to furnish their own 35mm camera.

 

Course Description: Capture the moment or create it!  This course is an exploration of photography, cameras, and materials.  Students will develop their ability to artistically communicate through the operation of manual 35 mm and digital cameras.  Students will produce a quality photographic print portfolio. 

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY II - ART057

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1057
Prerequisites: Studio Photography I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

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

Course Description: Capture the moment, or create it – part two!  It’s time to wow and amaze yourself with your newfound photography skills.  Studio Photography II takes you to the next level by continuing creative concepts such as advanced exposure, printing, special effects, digital manipulation, and studio lighting techniques.  Special emphasis is placed upon photography as an art form, and critique of personal work.  Students will produce a final gallery quality print portfolio.

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY III - ART058

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1058
Prerequisites: Studio Photography II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

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

Course Description: Are you looking to develop your personal style of photography?  Students will refine their skills by exploring professional photographers’ work and alternative techniques.  They will continue to develop their expertise in color photography and studio lighting.  Students will integrate critiques that connect professional work to personal work.  A final gallery quality print portfolio will be produced.

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY IV - ART059

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1059
Prerequisites: Studio Photography III
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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

Course Description: Studio Photography IV focuses on the skills needed for a career in the photographic field as well as continuing to build one’s personal portfolio.  Students will work professionally, seek commissions from clients, learn business basics, and build a professional print and electronic portfolio.  They will also work around a personal theme and exhibit a display in the community.  Submitting a “2-D Design” portfolio using photography as a medium is an option for student to receive AP credit.

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS I - TT1207/TT1707

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1207/AR1707
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Learn how to create computer-based images that are used in the graphic arts, animation, and video industries! This course will help students to u nderstand the elements and priciples of design. Students will create a protfolio of their work that shocases the skills they have developed in this course. Learn today’s software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Animation, iMovie and Premier and much more to move ahead in today’s technological world.  Video techniques will capture your audience; producing skills for a lifetime.  The skills used in class can be used for your culminating project all while building a portfolio of your work. This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS II - TT1208/TT1708

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1208/AR1708
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere along with 3D Animation. Instruction is designed to enhance the students' creative process as they work individually and in teams. Students will also learn the screen printing process by producting art to output and put on a garment using various techniques. Projects will be customized to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the student. Students will create a portfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS III - TT1209/TT1709

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1209/AR1709
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere, along with 3D Animation. Instruction is designed to enhance the students' creative process as they work individually and in teams. Students will also learn the screen printing process by producting art to output and put on a garment using various techniques. Projects will be customized to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the sutdent. Students will create a portfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS IV - TT1210/TT1710

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1210/AR1710
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts III
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere, along with 3D Animation. Instruction is designed to enhance the students' creative process as they work individually and in teams. Students will also learn the screen printing process by producing art to output and put on a garment using various techniques. Projects will be customied to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the student. Students will create a protfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

METAL SCULPTURE - TT1240/TT1241

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1240/AR1241
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 is an exploration of general metal art fabrication materials, tools, techniques, and sculptural design.  Students will learn three-dimensional design using metal forming techniques such as soldering, brazing, oxyacetylene, MIG/TIG Welding and foundry work.  Emphasis will be put on design in both functional and sculptural forms.  Students will analyze, interpret and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of metal sculpture.  Students will create a personal portfolio of their work.  Students will explore how metal sculpture skills are used in fine art, architecture, building trades, and the custom automotive industry.  Through class activities, students will explore related careers, assume leadership roles, and practice skills used in the workplace.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY I - TT1056

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ART056
Course Description: 

Capture the moment or create it!  This course is an exploration of photography, cameras, and materials.  Students will develop their ability to artistically communicate through the operation of manual 35 mm and digital cameras.  Students will produce a quality photographic print portfolio. 

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY II - TT1057

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ART057
Prerequisites: Studio Photography I
Course Description: 

Capture the moment, or create it – part two!  It’s time to wow and amaze yourself with your newfound photography skills.  Studio Photography II takes you to the next level by continuing creative concepts such as advanced exposure, printing, special effects, digital manipulation, and studio lighting techniques.  Special emphasis is placed upon photography as an art form, and critique of personal work.  Students will produce a final gallery quality print portfolio.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY III - TT1058

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ART058
Prerequisites: Studio Photography II
Course Description: 

Are you looking to develop your personal style of photography?  Students will refine their skills by exploring professional photographers’ work and alternative techniques.  They will continue to develop their expertise in color photography and studio lighting.  Students will integrate critiques that connect professional work to personal work.  A final gallery quality print portfolio will be produced.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY IV - TT1059

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ART059
Prerequisites: Studio Photography III
Course Description: 

 

Studio Photography IV focuses on the skills needed for a career in the photographic field as well as continuing to build one’s personal portfolio.  Students will work professionally, seek commissions from clients, learn business basics, and build a professional print and electronic portfolio.  They will also work around a personal theme and exhibit a display in the community.  Submitting a “2-D Design” portfolio using photography as a medium is an option for student to receive AP credit.

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: MAT501/MAT502
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 I-II (online) - TT0698/TT0699

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: BUS101/BUS102, MA0698/MA0699, MAT501/MAT502
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: MAT503/MAT504
Prerequisites: Accounting I-II or Accounting I-II (online)
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.

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: BUS509 or ENG509
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: ENG512
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: SOC107
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 (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: BUS105/BUS106 or MAT408/MAT409
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.  This course may fulfill two semesters (1.0 credit) of the math requirement.  Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class.

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I - BUS015

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: BUS018
Course Description: 

Gain the top computing skills college courses demand and the job market expects.  This is an intermediate course designed to provide students with technology skills required for graduation using industry standards.  Students will use Microsoft Office applications for personal, school, and/or work related situations.  Students may have the opportunity to take an industry level certification exam and/or earn college credit for this class.

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS II - BUS017

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Computer Applicatons I or Computer Applications I (Online)
Course Description: 

Perfect your skills with the Microsoft Office applications and take industry standard certification exams to prove your proficiency with technology.  This advanced computer applications course takes students to the expert level in word processing and spreadsheets, and further develops their skills in databases, electronic presentations, and desktop publishing.  Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class. This course may be repeated for students wanting to take Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams.

COMPUTER ESSENTIALS - BUS002

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

This course is designed to provide students with technology skills required for graduation. It is a comprehensive course where students apply computer skills to business and personal applications.  It emphasizes learning to type by touch and other data input technologies.  Presentation skills, databases, spreadsheets, charting and word processing skills will be introduced. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class.

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION - TTC001/TTC002/TTC003

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: : Students must have successfully completed or be currently enrolled in a Career & Technical Education (CTE) class and have achieved job entry-level skills as attested by the CTE instructor’s signature. Career & Technical Education courses are offer
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

 

Cooperative Education connects the knowledge and skills obtained in the classroom to those needed outside of the classroom. Cooperative Education is a training program that allows students to receive school credit for paid work experience that relates to a Career & Technical Education class that they are currently taking or have successfully completed. A written training agreement and learning plan is required. The Cooperative Education program coordinator, course instructor, and employer will define the sequence of instruction. A student may receive an “NC” mark if the work hour requirement for a grading period is not met (through no fault of their own) with the instructor’s approval.

 

Credits:            A student must complete 180 hours of successful work experience for each 0.5 credit of Cooperative Education. School credit can be earned for work experience outside of the school day. Students requesting release time from the normal school day to participate in the Cooperative Education program must obtain approval from the school’s principal. A maximum of 4 credits from Cooperative Education may be applied toward the credits needed for graduation.

 

This course is repeatable for additional credit. Multiple sections of Cooperative Education can be taken concurrently if the program coordinator has determined that the work hour requirement for each section can be fulfilled.

 

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DIGITAL DESIGN I-II - TTA010/TTB010

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: ARA010/ARB010
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Do you want to learn how to manipulate images for social media? Do you want to design graphics or make animations? Students in Digital Design will learn to create and edit illustrations, images and animations. This course utilizes the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite which may include Photoshop, Illustrator and Animate. Coursework is project based and designed to imporve students' digital and technology skills. This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

FINANCIAL ALGEBRA - TT0696/TT0697

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MA0696/MA0697
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II
Course Description: 

Now is the time to start understanding finance in mathematical terms and gain confidence in your ability to manage money—the tools to become financially responsible.  This course is designed to build on your prior math knowledge while taking you step-by-step through strategies that will help you learn the time value of money.  Real-world problems in investing , credit, banking, auto insurance, mortgages, employment, income taxes, budgeting, planning for retirement, and more are solved by applying the relevant mathematics.  The course employs algebra, pre-calculus, probability and statistics, and calculus to solve financial problems that occur in everyday life.  Interactive components, e-learning, digital resources, graphing calculators, and spreadsheet activities/graphs will enhance this course.

FINANCIAL ALGEBRA ONLINE - TT0706/TT0707

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: FINANCIAL ALGEBRA
Prerequisites: MAT201/MAT202
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Now is the time to start understanding finance in mathematical terms and gain confidence in your ability to manage money - the tools to become a financially responsible young adult. This course is designed to build on your prior math knowledge while taking you step by step through strategies that will help you learn the time value of money. Real-world problems in investing, credit, banking, auto insurance, mortgages, employment, income taxes, budgeting, planning for retiremment, and more are solved by applying the relevant mathematics. The course employs algebra, pre-calculus, probability and statistics, and calculus to solve financial problems that occur in everyday life. Interactive components, eLearning, digital resources, graphing claculators, and spreadsheet activities/graphs will enhance this course.

FINANCIAL LITERACY ONLINE - TT0708

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

 In this course, students will learn how to create a financial plan; make good financial decisions; pay for college, including completing the FAFSA & WASFA; understand salary, benefits, taxes, and insurance; obtain appropriate credit and protect one's credit score; spot and avoid predatory lending; navigate the world  of banks, credit unions, and checking/savings accounts; and plan, save, and invest for the future.   

 

GAME PROGRAMMING - TTI129

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: MAT129
Prerequisites: Introduction for Java Programming or AP Computer Science
Course Description: 

This course for experienced programmers will provide you with everything you need to get started in game development.  You will learn to write exciting and interactive games for various platforms.  Your objective will be to build the game of your dreams!

 

INTRODUCTION TO JAVA PROGRAMMING - TTI125

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: MAT125
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II is required. Computer Applications I or Computer Applications I recommended.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Are you interested in a career in Computer Programming or Engineering? This introductory course in Java is aimed at students with little or no prgramming experience. Students will complete small programming projects that relate to real world applications using object-oriented programming concepts. Course work is problem-based and may be the starting point for an exciting career in the field of computer science.

MARKETING I-II - BUS049/BUS050

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: BUS051/BUS052
Course Description: 

Why would someone pay $250 for a handbag, shoes or tickets to an athletic event? Wonder what it takes to run your own business? In this hands-on class, you’ll find the answers to these questions and many more about the role marketing plays in business and life. This course focuses on sales, advertising, and how to be successful in life and work. Students will have the opportunity to participate and travel through DECA, a marketing club. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credits for this class.

MARKETING I-II (Online) - BUS051/BUS052

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: BUS049/BUS050
Course Description: 

Why would someone pay $250 for a handbag, shoes or tickets to an athletic event? Wonder what it takes to run your own business? In this online class, you’ll find the answers to these questions and many more about the role marketing plays in business and life. This course focuses on the marketing plan, promotion, advertising, selling, market research and economics. Students will have the opportunity to participate and travel through DECA, a marketing club. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credits for this class.

MARKETING III-IV - BUS055/BUS056

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: BUS057/BUS058
Prerequisites: Marketing I-II or Marketing I-II (Online) or instructors permission
Course Description: 

What does it take to start and run a coffee empire like Starbucks or a fashion industry leader like Nordstrom? In this course you will dive into how to start and run your own business. Students will have the opportunity to partcipate and travel through DECA, a marketing club. Students may ahve the opportunity to earn college credits for this class.

MARKETING III-IV ( Online) - BUS057/BUS058

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: BUS055/BUS056
Prerequisites: Marketing I-II or Marketing I-II (online) or instructors permission
Course Description: 

What does it take to start and run a coffee empire like Starbucks or a fashion industry leader like Nordstrom? In this course you will dive into how to start and run your own business. Students will have the opportunity to participate and travel through DECA, a marketing club. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credits for this class.

MARKETING OPERATIONS I-II - BUS084/BUS085

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Application or interview may be required.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

STUDENT STORE! Students will work hands-on with all aspects of store operations, analyzing product costs, determining pricing and developing relationships with vendors. Students will develop skills in customer service, proper money-handling, teamwork, marketing, problem solving, and technology. Students will have the opportunity to participate and travel through DECA, a marketing club. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credits for this class.

MARKETING V-VI ONLINE - BUS071/BUS072

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: MARKETING I-II & MARKETING III-IV
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Social Media Marketing! Twitter. Instagram. Pinterest. Learn how to apply your social media skills to the business world. Students will have the opportunity to participate and travel thorugh DECA, a marketing club.

 

TRIAL PRACTICE - TTI016

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

“Objection!”  If you like to debate, if you have thought about entering the legal profession, if you have a passion for excellence, then you should consider Trial Practice!  In this course, students will take an in-depth look at the structure and procedures of the court system, with an emphasis on real-world practice in a mock trial competition.

WEB DESIGN I - TTI131

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Familiarity with keyboard or Computer Essentials is recommended
Course Description: 

Do you want to impress your friends with your website? Are you stuck using common templates and layouts and want to learn more advanced ways to express your creativity? Take Web Design I and learn to design professional looking websites that will amaze your family and friends. Students will learn HTML, Cascading Style Sheets, Java Scripting, and professional web site development tools.

 

WEB DESIGN II - TTI132

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Web Design 1 or by teacher permission
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Do you want to add more pizzazz and style to your website?  Take Web Design II and learn to enhance web sites using the Macromedia Suite of Dreamweaver, Fireworks, and Flash.  In this course, students will design, edit, and publish web sites; create and manipulate graphics, generate short videos and convert them to a web format to view on the World Wide Web.

CAREERS IN CULINARY ARTS I - TT1254

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Creative Cooking, or instructor approval.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Do you have a passion for cooking? This class follows the National Restaurant Association Pro-Start program. You will obtain a Washington State Food Handler’s Card and demonstrate professional culinary skills that will apply to careers in the food and hospitality service industries. Participation in this program includes catering experiences and customer service skills. Let food be your music and make your meals rock!


 

CAREERS IN CULINARY ARTS II - TT1255

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Creative Cooking, or instructor approval.
Course Description: 

Do you have a passion for cooking? This class follows the National Restaurant Association Pro-Start program. You will obtain a Washington State Food Handler’s Card and demonstrate professional culinary skills that will apply to careers in the food and hospitality service industries. Participation in this program includes catering experiences and customer service skills. Let food be your music and make your meals rock!

CAREERS IN CULINARY ARTS III - TT1256

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Creative Cooking, or instructor approval
Course Description: 

Do you have a passion for cooking? This class follows the National Restaurant Association Pro-Start program. You will obtain a Washington State Food Handler’s Card and demonstrate professional culinary skills that will apply to careers in the food and hospitality service industries. Participation in this program includes catering experiences and customer service skills. Let food be your music and make your meals rock!

CAREERS IN CULINARY ARTS IV - TT1257

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Creative Cooking, or instructor approval
Course Description: 

Do you have a passion for cooking? This class follows the National Restaurant Association Pro-Start program. You will obtain a Washington State Food Handler’s Card and demonstrate professional culinary skills that will apply to careers in the food and hospitality service industries. Participation in this program includes catering experiences and customer service skills. Let food be your music and make your meals rock!

ENGINEERING AND DESIGN I-II - TTI170/TTI171

Content Area: CTE Engineering
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MA1170/MA1171
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II
Course Description: 

Engineering Design is a project based course that gives you a hands on learning experience at becoming an engineer in a variety of fields. Starting from a problem statement, you will investigate the reasons for the problem, and what others have done to solve it. You will ceate and analyze new and better solutions to the problem (from concept level to detailed level). You build and test a prototype or proof-of-concept of your solution using tools such as Solid Works, 3D printing, laser engraving, robotics programming, soldering and electroncis. Innovative thinking and cutting edge technology will allow you to engineer practical solutions for real world problems.

ROBOTICS ENGINEERING I - TT1153/TT1653

Content Area: CTE Engineering
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MA1153/MA1653
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

The goal of the class is for students to develop basic skills and understanding of both the mechanical portion and software programming portion of robotics and how these two parts must be combined to cerate a functioning robot. An example project is starting with basic driving commands for a robot and ending the project with a Sumo Robot contest requiring students to create an autonomous control program for their robot. A similiar project based approach is taken with the mechanical portion of robotics using the six simple machines that are the building blocks of all machines.

ROBOTICS ENGINEERING II - TT1154/TT1654

Content Area: CTE Engineering
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MA1154/MA1654
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II and Robotics I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is a continuation of Robotics Engineering I. This course allows students to safely apply design, development, manufacturing, and modeling principles in the identification and resolution of robotics engineering problems. Course elements include instruction in physics of robotics, robotics systems and subsystems, robotics programming, robotics fabrication, robotics operations, feedback and control systems, autonomous and tele-operated control, system testing, analysis, troubleshooting, aerospace manufacturing and quality control.

CAREERS IN EDUCATION INTERNSHIP - FCS007

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Careers with Children and instructor’s permission; private transportation required
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This class is a continuation of Careers with Children course.  Have you always dreamed of becoming a teacher? Do you want to inspire others and make a difference? In this course, you will become an intern for a teacher in a Kent School District elementary or middle school classroom. Whatever you are interested in teaching from music to science to general classroom instruction, there is a placement waiting for you! Complete your professional protfolio while teaching in a classroom.

CAREERS IN SEWING AND FASHION - FCS122

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Sewing and Fashion
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Would you like to take your love for fashion and sewing and turn it into a career? Advanced sewing construction skills, textile selection, computer-aided clothing design, and production will be applied as you choose projects that reflect your unique style. Go green by turning your unused clothes into new fashions.  You will experience the business world of textiles and design through classroom projects, fieldtrips, and a fashion show.

 

Students are expected to provide materials/fabrics for their own projects. In addition, a fee may be charged for general materials used.

 

 

CAREERS WITH CHILDREN - FCS003

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Course Description: 

Have you always dreamed of a career involving children? Do you want to make a difference in a child’s educational experience? Gain valuable skills working with school-age children at an elementary school while you develop a professional portfolio documenting your knowledge and experience. Instruction includes child development, learning styles, and the special-needs of children. Successful completion qualifies you to take Careers in Education Internship where you can apply your skills at an elementary/secondary field site.

EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERNSHIP - FCS008

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Exploring Childhood or instructor's permission. Passing a background check and a tuberculosis test to work with young children may be required depending on internship location and to comply with state law.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Do you dream of a career working with young children? Do you want a change from the regular classroom? Would you like to work with the staff in the high school daycare/preschool/special needs department?  This class is for you!  Plan and teach lessons and discover the joys of watching children learn.  Gain skills you will use working as a future teacher, daycare director, or  parent.  Earn your STARS professional certification by successfully completing this course and Exploring Childhood. 

EXPLORING CHILDHOOD - FCS001

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Course Description: 

Do you love little kids? Do you want to work with little children or become a parent some day? Learn about how children develop from birth to age five. Discover the challenges of pregnancy and infant care through caring for an electronic baby. As a positive role model, you will mentor children, by becoming an educational buddy and planning and teaching lessons. Successful completion qualifies you to take Early Childhood Internship and work towards your STARS professional certificate. Passing a background check to work with your children may be required depending on internship location and to comply with state law.

 

FAMILY HEALTH - FCS100

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: FCS124, PHY100 or PHY124
Course Description: 

 

Required:        All students must take Family Health, Family Health (online), or Health for Life Skills

 

How will the choices you make today determine the rest of your life? Take your life into your own hands by learning how to have an active role in developing a healthy lifestyle for yourself and those around you. Participate in interactive lessons, class discussions, simulations, and guest speaker presentations to help you answer personal questions. Topics include stress management, healthy relationships, mental health, disease prevention, nutrition and wellness, human sexuality, substance abuse and addiction, and goal setting.

FAMILY HEALTH (online) - FCS124

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: FCS100, PHY100 or PHY124
Course Description: 

 

Required:        All students must take Family Health, Family Health (online), or Health for Life Skills

 

How will the choices you make today determine the rest of your life? Take your life into your own hands by learning how to have an active role in developing a healthy lifestyle for yourself and those around you. Participate in interactive lessons, class discussions, simulations, and presentations to help you answer personal questions. Topics include stress management, healthy relationships, mental health, disease prevention, nutrition and wellness, human sexuality, substance abuse and addiction, and goal setting.

LIFE ON YOUR OWN - FCS011

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: FCS012
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

 

Are you ready for life after high school? Learn how! Can you cook a delicious meal on a budget? Would you like to explore careers that fit your personality? Ace a job interview? Do you know how to make your money grow and spend it wisely? Learn how to get along with future roommates and co-workers. Discover what a positive dating relationship looks like. This class will help prepare you for the realities of your future. Take this class and be a step ahead in life.

LIFE ON YOUR OWN (online) - FCS012

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: FCS011
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Are you ready for life after high school? Learn how! Can you cook a delicious meal on a budget?  Would you like to explore careers that fit your personality? Ace a job interview? Do you know how to make your money grow and spend it wisely? Learn how to get along with future roommates and co-workers.  Discover what a positive dating relationship looks like. This class will help prepare you for the realities of your future. Take this class and be a step ahead in life.

 

SEWING AND FASHION - FCS121

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# 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.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Are you interested in fashion? Do you have an artistic flair? Use your creativity and individual style to create fashionable garments and accessories, and personal items. Learn to use a sewing machine, read a pattern, and have the option to personalize your work using an embroidery machine.

Students are expected to provide materials for their own projects

SKILLS FOR SUCCESS - FCS123

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# 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: 

Thinking about being on your own someday? Start learning the skills that are necessary for you to be successful.  Plan a meal within a budget, ace an interview, make your money last, and get along better with everyone.  This class will prepare you to be successful in high school and beyond.  Skills for Success will address the concerns and interests of 9th and 10th grade students as they face the challenges of school and life.

 

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY - TT0710/TT0711

Content Area: CTE Health
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: SCI710/SCI711
Prerequisites: INTEGRATED SCIENCE III-IV
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

 

This class introduces students to anatomical terminology and the essential principles of human

 

anatomy and physiology. Emphasis is placed upon the structure and function of body systems

 

and the components within each system. Students will learn about the interactions between

 

the many different systems and how they work together to maintain normal internal

 

environments within the human body. The laboratory component includes the use of

 

microscopes, dissections, observations, models and experimentation to enhance students'

 

experiences with both anatomical and physiological concepts. A variety of health careers will also

 

be explored within each unit, exposing students to the plethora of careers available in the

 

health care field.

 

This course meets the Washington StateCareer- & College-Ready Graduation Requirement for a laboratory science course.

 

SPORTS MEDICINE I - TT1095/TT1695

Content Area: CTE Health
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: SC1095/SC1695
Prerequisites: 9th grade science recommended
Course Description: 

This course will provide an overview of numerous careers in the health-care field.  As a science-based class, it is focused on development of core health science knowledge.  As a year-long program, it will introduce students to the leadership skills necessary to pursue careers in athletic training, physical and occupational therapy, personal training, massage therapy, nutrition, medicine, and other health-related careers.  Course content will include medical terminology, introduction to human anatomy and physiology, nutrition, fitness, strengthening and conditioning, injury prevention, First Aid and CPR, basic athletic training skills, rehabilitation techniques, and therapeutic modalities.

SPORTS MEDICINE II - TT0696/TT1696

Content Area: CTE Health
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: SC1096/SC1696
Prerequisites: Sports Medicine I
Course Description: 

This course will provide an overview of numerous careers in the health-care field.  As a science-based class, it is focused on development of core health science knowledge.  As a year-long program, it will introduce students to the leadership skills necessary to pursue careers in athletic training, physical and occupational therapy, personal training, massage therapy, nutrition, medicine, and other health-related careers.  Course content will include medical terminology, introduction to human anatomy and physiology, nutrition, fitness, strengthening and conditioning, injury prevention, First Aid and CPR, basic athletic training skills, rehabilitation techniques, and therapeutic modalities.

SPORTS MEDICINE III - TT1097/TT1697

Content Area: CTE Health
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: SC1097/SC1697
Prerequisites: Sports Medicine I and II or Sports Medicine I-II - 2 HR/DAY
Course Description: 

This course is a year-long program in which students will advance and strengthen the skills gained in Sports Medicine I-II.  Students will work toward gaining competency and mastery in sports medicine related skills while working with community members and various teams and professionals.  These skills will be addressed in all content areas through in-depth investigation of the human anatomical systems, therapeutic modalities, as well as advanced skills in leadership, athletic training, and strengthening and conditioning.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in a job shadow in a related fitness, health, sports, or medicine setting as a part of the class.

SPORTS MEDICINE IV - TT1098/TT1698

Content Area: CTE Health
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: SC1098/SC1698
Prerequisites: Sports Medicine III
Course Description: 

This course is a year-long program in which students will advance and strengthen the skills gained in Sports Medicine I-II.  Students will work toward gaining competency and mastery in sports medicine related skills while working with community members and various teams and professionals.  These skills will be addressed in all content areas through in-depth investigation of the human anatomical systems, therapeutic modalities, as well as advanced skills in leadership, athletic training, and strengthening and conditioning.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in a job shadow in a related fitness, health, sports, or medicine setting as a part of the class.

SPORTS MEDICINE PRACTICUM - TTI093

Content Area: CTE Health
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: May be taken concurrently or after the completion of Sports Medicine I-II, or with instructor's permission.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Sports Medicine Practicum is offered as a 7th hour class (after school).  Each student’s schedule will vary and shall be coordinated with the instructor.  This course offers the student intense practical application of the concepts and skills gained in Sports Medicine I-IV, or may serve as an introduction into the world of medicine for the student who may wish to explore medical careers.  Students will be able to put into practice their athletic training skills while working with various school athletic teams; and will practice their leadership abilities as student athletic training aids performing skills such as athletic taping, general first aid, and injury assessment.  Students may be responsible for their own transportation to and from after school events.

This course is repeatable up to six times for credit.

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3D COMPUTERIZED MACHINING - TTI1207/TTI1208

Content Area: CTE Metals
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Have you ever wondered how a concept becomes a product? This course is an introduction to personal fabrication. In this course students will be able to create part drawings, select tooling needed to manufacture a part and program machining tool paths. Students will use technologies to conceptualize,design, develop, and create projects. Skill development will be achieved through lab-based projects that will include computer aided 3-dimensional modeling (CADD), calculation of computer generated G&M code, and use of computer-numerical-controlled (CNC) devices.

WELDING I - TT1155/TT1655

Content Area: CTE Metals
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Students will learn the basics of welding processes that are used in manufacturing and repair. Skills will be developed in shop safety, tool usage, blueprint reading, welding and cutting of metals, and project fabrication. An understanding of how to work with metals can assist students in any manufacturing or engineering career they pursue.

WELDING II - TT1156/TT1656

Content Area: CTE Metals
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Welding I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Students will learn the basics of welding processes that are used in manufacturing and repair. Skills will be developed in shop safety, tool usage, blueprint reading, welding and cutting of metals, and project fabrication. An understanding of how to work with metals can assist students in any manufacturing or engineering career they pursue.

WELDING III - TT1157/TT1657

Content Area: CTE Metals
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Welding I and II or Welding I-II – 2 HR/Day
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is a continuation of Welding I-II. Students will study more advanced welding processes that are used in manufacturing and repair. Students will continue to skills in shop safety, tool usage, blueprint reading, welding and cutting of metals, and project fabrication. Students may work toward meeting certification requirements developed by the American Welding Society.

WELDING IV - TT1158/TT1658

Content Area: CTE Metals
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Welding III
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is a continuation of Welding I-II. Students will study more advanced welding processes that are used in manufacturing and repair. Students will continue to skills in shop safety, tool usage, blueprint reading, welding and cutting of metals, and project fabrication. Students may work toward meeting certification requirements developed by the American Welding Society.

BIOTECHNOLOGY I-II - TTI083/TTI084

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: SCI083/SCI084
Prerequisites: Integrated Science III-IV
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course allows students to explore the latest technologies used for biological research through hands-on activities with equipment found in cutting-edge research labs.  Students will also investigate controversial issues related to new technology, such as genetically modified foods and the use of animals in research.  They will learn how to form well-justified arguments and have productive discussions with their peers about these issues.  Finally, as a part of the bioinformatics unit, students will learn to use the same computer databases used by scientists working with DNA sequences.

POLICE SCIENCE I-II - TT1759/TT1760

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Course Description: 

This course introduces students to the careers available in the criminal justice fields.  Students will study criminal justice law, patrol and investigation procedures, crisis intervention, and ethical/legal responsibility.  This course is a great introduction for students that are interested in pursuing any public safety career.

AUDIO ENGINEERING - TTI024

Content Area: CTE Theatre/Media
# 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.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Learn the basics of audio recording, DJ and sound design. Obtain firsthand experience using state-of-the-art technology. Learn the foundations working with sound in a professional enviornment. Bulk up your Audio Engineering knowledge as this course is a pre-requisite for Audio Recording and Performance Audio.

PERFORMANCE AUDIO - TTI023

Content Area: CTE Theatre/Media
# 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.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Computer-generated music is found in movies, video games, television, radio, and recordings.  Experience how to write, generate, and produce music for each genre, along with the business and career aspects that will put you in the forefront of the music world. Learn how to mix, edit and create music using computers and other electronic devices.

TELEVISION BROADCASTING - TT1060/TT1061

Content Area: CTE Theatre/Media
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

 

Television Broadcasting is a hands-on, project based course in which students will learn to use television studio production equipment including the camera, video switching equipment, lighting instruments, editing software, and audio systems. This course allows students to gain experience in the roles of anchor, reporter, producer, editor, program director, actor, and more. Television Broadcasting also provides advanced experience in scripting, producing, directing, and editing.

 

THEATRE TECHNICIAN I - TT1101/TT1601

Content Area: CTE Theatre/Media
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Course Description: 

Theatre Technician I class is designed to give hands-on experience using the newest techniques and technologies in professional theatre. Theatre Tech I focuses on the technical skills needed to pursue employment as a theeatre technician. Students practice and learn skills while working on school play productions. Areas of study include:

* Scenice design/painting/construction

*Lighting and sound

*Costumes and makeup

*Stage properties

*Career opportunities

Students will be trained using industry standard equipment. Students who excel in the class will have the opportunity to be hired as a paid technician at school events while still in school.

THEATRE TECHNICIAN II - TT1102/TT1602

Content Area: CTE Theatre/Media
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Theatre Technician class II is designed to give the Theatre Tech I student more advanced hands-on training using the newest techniques and technologies in professional theatre. Theatre Tech II broadens the scope of training to include design in all of the major areas backstage. Areas of study include:

*Technical Direction/Stage Management

*Lighting

*Publicity

*Sound

*Scenic Design and Construction

*Master Carpentry

*Costumes and Make up

*Properties

*House Mangement

*Career Development

Students will be trained using industry standard equipment. Students who excel in the class will have the opportunity to be hired as a paid technician at school events while still in school.

VIDEO PRODUCTION I - TTI020

Content Area: CTE Theatre/Media
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Cross Credit .5 Art
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Lights, Camera, Action! Ever want to be a director, editor, writer or producer? This course will leave you energized. Learn new technical knowledge, skills, and artistic techniques to produce fun video projects. Instruction includes storyboarding, camera operation, lighting, directing, producing, audio editing and video editing.  Share your projects with family and friends, and enter local film competitions. This course qualifies for .5 Art cross credit.

VIDEO PRODUCTION II - TTI021

Content Area: CTE Theatre/Media
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Cross Credit .5 Art
Prerequisites: Video Production I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

"Quiet on the set! Actors ready. Roll film.” Take the skills you learned in Video Production I to the next level. Combine those technical skills with your artistic techniques to bring video projects to life. Learn advanced lighting, filming and audio techniques. Edit your videos using industry-standard software. Share your projects with family and friends, and enter local film competitions. “Cut, print, that’s a wrap!” This course qualifies for .5 Art cross credit.

BUILDING TRADES I - TT1111/TT1611

Content Area: CTE Woods
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Course Description: 

This course consists of practical application of carpentry and cement work according to standards of building trades. Blueprint reading and use of the transit level are taught. Students will be prepared for apprenticeship or for advanced training. This class is an opportunity for entry into a building trade’s career

BUILDING TRADES II - TT1112/TT1612

Content Area: CTE Woods
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Course Description: 

This course consists of practical application of carpentry and cement work according to standards of building trades. Blueprint reading and use of the transit level are taught. Students will be prepared for apprenticeship or for advanced training. This class is an opportunity for entry into a building trade’s career.

WOODWORKING - TTI103

Content Area: CTE Woods
# 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.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This entry-level course is designed to allow students to take a semester class of woodworking. Skill development will be achieved through lab-based projects that will include drawing and construction related math. All general and specific safety requirements for the Furniture Construction and Cabinetmaking courses are included.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I-II - TT1001/TT1002

Content Area: CTE World Language
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: FLH001/FLH002
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

American Sign Language is the third most spoken language in the United States. This beginning course introduces students to the remarkable visual language and culture of the deaf. This course will provide insights into deaf cultural values, deaf attitudes, historical aspects of the language, and the deaf community. Two years of American Sign Language satisfies the World Language entrance requirement for many Washington State colleges and universities. By the end of the year, students will have a conversational knowledge of American Sign Language.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE III-IV - TT1003/TT1004

Content Area: CTE World Language
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1018/TT1019 or FLH003/FLH004
Prerequisites: American Sign Language I-II
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

American Sign Language III-IV is the continuation of I-II with greater emphasis on grammar and a concentrated effort to develop the students' expressive and receptive skills. Students will study appropriate language, grammar, cultural behaviors, and social relations. Two years of American Sign Language satisfies the World Language entrance requirement for many Washington State colleges and universities.

BUSINESS ENGLISH I (Online) - ENG511

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: BUS509 or ENG509
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.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for Language Arts equivalency credit.

BUSINESS ENGLISH II (Online) - ENG512

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: BUS512
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.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for Language Arts equivalency credit.

CORE ENGLISH 10 - ENG162/ENG163

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Students will read purposefully and automatically, actively using comprehension and vocabulary strategies when encountering difficult text and/or reading for specific purposes. Students will refine their ability to develop content and academic vocabulary. Students will analyze and/or synthesize information from literary and informational texts to deepen understanding of Contemporary World Literature through oral and written responses. Students will make increasingly sophisticated connections and adjust understandings as they gain knowledge. They will challenge texts by drawing on evidence from their own experience and wide reading. Students will read for pleasure and select books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will further refine their use of the writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will use reflective practice to critique their work, use constructive feedback to improve their writing, evaluate their progress, and set future goals. Schools will determine the possibility of students achieving an Honors designation on their transcript by completing Honors level requirements.

CORE ENGLISH 11 - ENG164/ENG165

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Students will interact with literature to make personal and global connections and adjust understandings as they construct new meaning. Students will think critically and creatively as they analyze various works of American Literature through oral and written responses. Students will independently read for pleasure and select books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will further refine their use of the writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing, including the opposition in persuasive/argumentative writing. Students will create original pieces of writing by identifying and emulating author’s use of language, style, purpose and perspective. Students will conduct independent research and document their work accurately. Students will communicate effectively and demonstrate their understanding of the relationship between speaker and audience. Students will use reflective practice to critique their work, use constructive feedback to improve their writing, evaluate their progress, and set future goals. Schools will determine the possibility of students achieving an Honors designation on their transcript by completing Honors level requirements.

CORE ENGLISH 12 - ENG166/ENG167

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Students will interact with literature to make personal and global connections and adjust understandings as they construct new meaning. Students will think critically and creatively as they analyze various works from contemporary literature through oral and written responses. Students will independently read for pleasure and select books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will create original pieces of writing by identifying and analyzing themes and genres of various works of literature. Students will hone their use of the writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing including the opposition in persuasive/argumentative writing. Students will refine their independent research skills for presentation. Students will hone their communication skills by effectively demonstrating their understanding of the relationship between speaker and audience. Students will use reflective practice to critique their work, use constructive feedback to improve their writing, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.

CORE ENGLISH 9 - ENG160/ENG161

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Students will read purposefully and automatically, beginning to actively use comprehension and vocabulary strategies when encountering difficult text and/or reading for specific purposes. Students will increase their content and academic vocabulary. Students will analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources to make increasingly sophisticated connections and adjust understandings as they gain knowledge. They will challenge texts by drawing on evidence from their own experience and wide reading of Medieval through Modern World Literature. Students will read for pleasure and select books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will further extend their use of the writing process to develop coherent and interesting writing. Individual and group presentations will afford students the opportunity to develop their communication skills and strategies. Students will use reflective practice to critique their work, use constructive feedback to improve their writing, evaluate their progress, and set future goals. Schools will determine the possibility of students achieving an Honors designation on their transcript by completing Honors level requirements.

HONORS ENGLISH 10 - ENG168/ENG169

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Students will read purposefully using comprehension and vocabulary strategies when encountering difficult text and/or reading for specific purposes in a challenging curriculum that promotes an accelerated pace for learning. Students will analyze and/or synthesize complex language within literary and informational texts to deepen understanding of Contemporary World Literature. Oral and written responses will demonstrate students’ ability to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources. Students will make increasingly sophisticated connections and adjust understandings as they construct new meaning. They will challenge texts by drawing on evidence from their own experience and wide reading. Students will read for pleasure and select books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will further refine their use of the writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will use reflective practice to critique their work, use constructive feedback to improve their writing, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.  This elective honors course satisfies the Core English 10 graduation requirement.

HONORS ENGLISH 9 - ENG905/ENG906

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Students will read purposefully and automatically, actively using comprehension and vocabulary strategies when encountering difficult text and/or reading for specific purposes in a challenging compacted curriculum. This environment will promote an accelerated pace for learning while students continue to deepen their understanding of complex text and language within Medieval to Modern literature. Oral and written responses will demonstrate students’ ability to analyze and/or synthesize information from multiple sources. Students will make increasingly sophisticated connections and adjust understandings as they gain knowledge. They will challenge texts by drawing on evidence from their own experience and wide reading. Students will read for pleasure and select books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will further extend their use of the writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will participate productively in groups, use constructive feedback to improve their work, evaluate their progress, and set future goals.  This elective honors course satisfies the Core English 9 graduation requirement.

IB ENGLISH I-II (HL) - ENG114/ENG115

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
College Credit Option: IB
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This is the first year of a two-year intensive pre-university level course that focuses on language and literature through classic and contemporary world masterpieces. Students need to be highly motivated. The expectations of the course demand extensive independent reading and analytical writing, critical thinking, class discussion, and oral presentation. Extensive writing in the mode of the literary essay is required. Students entering the course should have high-level skills in essay writing and literary analysis. Course work approximates that of a college level literature course. This course prepares students to take the higher level IB Language A1 exam.  This elective IB course satisfies the Core English 11 graduation requirement.

IB ENGLISH III-IV (HL) - ENG116/ENG117

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
College Credit Option: IB
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This is the second year of a two-year intensive pre-university level course that focuses on language and literature through classic and contemporary world masterpieces. Students need to be highly motivated. The expectations of the course demand extensive independent reading and analytical writing, critical thinking, class discussion, and oral presentation. Extensive writing in the mode of the literary essay is required. Students entering the course should have high-level skills in essay writing and literary analysis. Course work approximates that of a college level literature course. This course prepares students to take the higher level IB Language A1 exam.  This elective IB course satisfies the Core English 12 graduation requirement.

IB ENGLISH: LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (SL) I-II - ENG135/ENG136

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: 11th Grade Standing
College Credit Option: IB
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This is the first year of a two-year intensive pre-university level course that focuses on language and literature and is directed toward developing an understanding of the constructed nature of meanings generated by language and the function of context. In the first year students will explore how language develops in specific cultural contexts and shapes both individual and group identity through the reading of complex literary texts.. Students need to be highly motivated as the expectations of the course demand independent reading and analytical writing, critical thinking, class discussion, and oral presentation. In addition to reading mainstream literature, extensive writing in the mode of the literary essay is required. Students entering the course should have high-level skills in essay writing and literary analysis. Course work approximates that of a college level literature and language course. This course prepares students to take the standard level IB Language A1 exam.

 

 

IB ENGLISH: LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (SL) III-IV - ENG137/ENG138

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: IB English: Language and Literature (SL) I-II
College Credit Option: IB
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This is the second year of a two-year intensive pre-university level course that focuses on the way language is used in mass media including newspapers, magazines, social networking, mobile telephony, radio and film. Students need to be highly motivated as the expectations of the course demand independent reading and analytical writing, critical thinking, class discussion, and oral presentation. In addition to reading mainstream literature, extensive writing in the mode of the literary essay is required. Students entering the course should have high-level skills in essay writing and literary analysis. Course work approximates that of a college level literature and language course. This course prepares students to take the standard level IB Language A1 exam.

 

IB LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE HL I-II - ENG110/ENG111

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: ENG114/ENG115/ENG116/ENG117
Prerequisites: ENG162/ENG163 or ENG168/ENG169
College Credit Option: IB
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course better alignes with the Common Core Standards for Language Arts with stronger writing, genre and vocabulary component than IB English. This course is a more comprehensive curriculum of all language arts. The HL covers more materials in greater depth and at a faster pace than the SL class.

IB LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE HL III-IV - ENG120/ENG121

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: ENG164/ENG165/ENG166/ENG167
Prerequisites: ENG162/ENG163 or ENG168/ENG169
College Credit Option: IB
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This second year course of a two-year intensive pre-university level course that focuses on the way language is used in mass media including newspapers, magazines, social networking, mobile telephony, radio an film. Students need to be highly motivated as the expectations of the course demand independent reading and analytical writing, critical thinking, class discussion and oral presentation. Students entering this course should have high-level skills in essay writing and literary analysis.

ELL BASIC SKILLS I-II - ELL003/ELL004

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Open only to beginning-level ELL students.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

An optional offering designed for entry-level ELL students. Each class stands alone and may be taken in any sequence. It uses an integrative approach that encourages the student to use the conversational, reading, and writing skills being acquired in other entry-level ELL classes. Students must take classes simultaneously. Content emphasizes vocabulary, concepts, and procedures needed for high school graduation.  (This course is repeatable for elective credit only.) 

LANGUAGE ARTS - ELL001

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: ELPA 21 domain scores of Levels 1 and/or 2 in all four domains.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Credit:  This course is .5 English Credit per semester. Can be repeated for an additional semester (up to 1.0 credit total).
Description: 
This course is designed to develop language acquisition skills in producing and expanding simple, compound and complex sentences; participating in conversations, discussions and written exchanges around familiar topics and texts, and determining the meaning of general academic and content-specfic words, phrases and frequently occuring expressions.  Emphasis is on building knowledge through content-rich nonfiction; writing to sources by using evidence from text, both literary and informational; and regular practice with complex text and its academic language.  Course content is aligned with English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and follows district ELA instructional framework.  This course may be combined with Language Development I course to form a two-hour block.

LANGUAGE ARTS II - ELL002

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: ELPA21 domain scores of Levels 1 and/or 2 in all four domains
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Credit:  This course is available for .5 Elective Credit or .5 English Credit.  Students can earn ONLY .5 Credit towards their English requirement from ELL courses each semester.

Description: 
This course is designed to develop language acquisition skills in producing and expanding simple, compound and complex sentences, praticipating in conversations, discussions, and written exchanges around familiar topics and texts, and determining the meaning of general academic and content-specific workds, phrases and frequently occuring expressions. Emphasis is on building knowlege through content-rich nonfiction, writing to sources by using evidence from text, both literary and informational, and regular practice with complex text and its academic language. Course is aligned with grade-level English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  This course may be combined with Language Development II course to form a two-hour block.

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT I - ELL013

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: ELPA21 domain scores of Levels 1 and/or 2 in all four domains.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Credit:  .5 Elective Credit

Description:  This course is designed to develop language acquisition skills in understanding and generating simple and compound sentences, determining the meaning of frequently occuring words, phrases, and expressions, and beginning to use academic and content specific vocabulary in conversations and discussions. Emphasis is on building knowledge through content-rich nonfiction, writing to sources by using evidence from text, both literary and informational, and regular practice with complex text and its academic language. Course content is aligned with English Language Proficiency standards, English Language Arts CCSS and follows district ELA instructional framework. This course may be combined with Language Arts I to form a two-hour block.

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT II - ELL014

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: ELPA21 domain scores of Levels 1 and/or 2 in all four domains
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Credit: .5 Elective Credit or .5 English Credit.  Students can earn ONLY .5 Credit towards their English requirement from ELL courses each semester.

Description: 
This course is designed to develop language acquisition skills in producing and expanding simple, compound and complex sentences, participating in conversations, discussions, and written exchanges around familiar topics and texts, and determining the meaning of general academic and content-specific words, phrases and frequently occuring expressions. Emphasis is on building knowledge through content-rich nonfiction, writing to sources by using evidence from text, both literary and informational, and regular practice with complex text and its academic language.   Course content is aligned with grade-level English Language Proficiency standards and ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and follows district ELA instructional framework.  This course may be combined with Language Arts II course to form a two-hour block.

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT III - ELL012

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: ELPA21 domain scores above Level 2 that does not meet the requirements to be Proficient. Students MUST be enrolled in Core English Courses
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Credit:  This course is available for elective credit only.

Prerequisite: Students MUST be enrolled in Core English Courses.

 

Description: This course is designed to provide Language acquisition support. Course work will cover the essential areas of reading (vocabulary development, literary genre, literary comprehension and nonfiction comprehension) and writing (writing process, word choice, organization and structure, clear and effective writing and conventions) to prepare students to be successful in core classes and state tests. Course content is aligned with grade-level English Language Proficiency standards, English Language Arts CCSS and follows district ELA instructional framework.

LANGUAGE FOUNDATIONS - ELL015

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Newcomers only. ELPA21 placement test domain scores of Level 1 in all four domains.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Credit:  Elective credit only. (non-repeatable).


Description:  This course is designed for Newcomers only to support English Language development. Emphasis is on building academic language through content-rich nonfiction, writing to sources by using evidence from text, both literary and informational and regular practice with complex text. 

INSIDE THE USA Summative Assessment: End-of-Level Test can be used as a pretest for additional placement criteria; upon passing this test, students will be moved immediatley from this course. This course may be combined with Lanugage Arts I and Language Development I courses.  

FAMILY HEALTH - PHY100

Content Area: Health
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: PHY124, FCS100 or FCS124
Course Description: 

Required: .5 credit of health for graduation

Course Description:  How will the choices that you make today determine the rest of your life? Take your life into your own hands by learning how to have an active role in developing a healthy lifestyle for yourself and those around you. Participate in interactive lessons, class discussions, simulations, and guest speaker presentations to help you answer personal questions about stress management, mental health, relationships, human sexuality, substance abuse, and goal setting.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for health equivalency credit.

 

FAMILY HEALTH (online) - PHY124

Content Area: Health
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: PHY100, FCS100 or FCS124
Course Description: 

Required: .5 credit of health for graduation

Course Description:  How will the choices that you make today determine the rest of your life? Take your life into your own hands by learning how to have an active role in developing a healthy lifestyle for yourself and those around you. Participate in interactive lessons, class discussions, simulations, and guest speaker presentations to help you answer personal questions about stress management, mental health, relationships, human sexuality, substance abuse, and goal setting.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for health equivalency credit.

 

HEALTH FOR LIFE SKILLS - PHY003

Content Area: Health
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Course Description: 

Required: .5 credit of health for graduation.

Grading: Pass/Fail option available, subject to parent approval. A written request must be on file with the teacher by the tenth day of the course.
Course Description: Kent School District high school students in health education will evaluate the impact of independent and interdependent choices on personal wellness. Students will also analyze relationships and social decisions, investigate self-esteem and goal setting, and create a model for evaluating community wellness. Instructional topics will include the promotion of wellness and the prevention of disease, stress management, substance abuse, sexuality and relationships. Personal and public accountability will be measured through written and verbal forms, simulations, visual displays, and multimedia projects.
 

ACCOUNTING I-II - MAT501/MAT502

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: BUS101/BUS102
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.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for mathematics equivalency credit.

ALGEBRA I-II - MAT201/MAT202

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Students will study content and processes as described by the Washington State K-12 Mathematics Standards for Algebra 1.  They will learn to solve many problems involving functions:  linear, quadratic, and exponential.  They will use functions, variable expressions, and equations to analyze relationships, represent and model problems, and answer questions.  Students will work with the real number system:  integer exponents, scientific notation, and radicals.  They will also analyze data to determine the relationship between two variables and make and defend appropriate predictions, conjectures, and generalizations.

ALGEBRA III-IV - MAT205/MAT206

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II and Geometry I-II
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

The content and processes for this course follow the Common Core State Standards for Algebra 2.  Students will build on previous learning about linear and quadratic functions. Additionally, students learn to solve problems modeled by exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and inequalities, inverse variations, and combinations and permutations. Students extend their understanding of the number systems to include complex numbers. They formalize their study of probability, and extend their use of statistics to graph bivariate data, and explore arithmetic and geometric series. Students develop formal reasoning skills that include making and proving conjectures, developing valid mathematical arguments, and refuting false statements using correct mathematical language, terms, and symbols in all situations. These algebraic skills are applied
in subsequent high school mathematics and statistics courses.

 

(Note: Algebra 2 of the Common Core State Standards should not be confused with Algebra I-II offered in this district.  Algebra III-IV curriculum offered in the Kent School District is the same level of instruction as the above-referenced state standard for Algebra 2.)

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL CALCULUS I-II - MAT215/MAT216

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Algebra III-IV
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

The topics to be studied are functions, computation, data analysis, structure, business techniques, geometry, trigonometry, vectors and matrices. Simple introductory calculus is also taught. This course also includes a project. The project is based on personal research involving the collection, analysis and evaluation of data. The course caters to students with varied backgrounds, abilities, and interests in mathematics.

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL CALCULUS I-II - MAT324/MAT325

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

The topics to be studied are functions, computation, data analysis, structure, business techniques, geometry, trigonometry, vectors and matrices. Simple introductory calculus is also taught. This course also includes a project. The project is based on personal research involving the collection, analysis and evaluation of data. The course caters to students with varied backgrounds, abilities, and interests in mathematics.  The curriculum is designed to prepare students for AP Calculus BC Exam.

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL PRE-CALCULUS - MAT112/MAT113

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Algebra III-IV
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course contains basic properties of functions and graphs with an emphasis on linear, quadratics, trigonometric, and exponential functions.  Also, emphasis will be placed on basic properties of inverses with multi-step problem solving geared toward science and engineering.  Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class. Students may register to earn five (5) college credits through the following programs.

Kent-Meridian: Central Washington University Precalculus Math 153-Math 154

Kentlake: University of Washington Precalculus Math 120

Kentwood: University of Washington Precalculus Math 120

 

Note:  This course is equivalent to the University of Washington Course “Precalculus”, course number MATH 120.  Students can register to earn five (5) college credits through the University of Washington in the High School Program.

 

ENGINEERING AND DESIGN I-II - MA1170/MA1171

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TTI170/TTI171
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II
Course Description: 

This course introduces students to the concepts and procedures used in engineering and industrial design career fields. Through experiments and projects students will explore how mathematical and scientific concepts are used in industry to design and build high technology devices. Projects in computer control, robotics, and other physical systems are used to emphasize engineering and design skills.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for mathematics equivalency credit.

FINANCIAL ALGEBRA - MA0696/MA0697

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT0696/TT0697
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II
Course Description: 

Now is the time to start understanding finance in mathematical terms and gain confidence in your ability to manage money—the tools to become financially responsible.  This course is designed to build on your prior math knowledge while taking you step-by-step through strategies that will help you learn the time value of money.  Real-world problems in investing , credit, banking, auto insurance, mortgages, employment, income taxes, budgeting, planning for retirement, and more are solved by applying the relevant mathematics.  The course employs algebra, pre-calculus, probability and statistics, and calculus to solve financial problems that occur in everyday life.  Interactive components, e-learning, digital resources, graphing calculators, and spreadsheet activities/graphs will enhance this course.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for mathematics equivalency credit.

GAME PROGRAMMING - MAT129

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TTI129
Prerequisites: Introduction to Java Programming or AP Computer Science
Course Description: 

This course for experienced programmers will provide you with everything you need to get started in game development.  You will learn to write exciting and interactive games for various platforms.  Your objective will be to build the game of your dreams! This course will fulfill one semester (0.5 credit) of the occupational education requirement.
This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for mathematics equivalency credit.

 

GEOMETRY I-II - MAT203/MAT204

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Students will study content and processes as described by the Common Core State Standards for Geometry.  They will formalize reasoning skills and solidify their understanding of what it means to prove a geometric statement mathematically.  Students will use inductive reasoning to test conjectures about geometric relationships and use deductive reasoning to prove or disprove their conclusions about characteristics and relationships of lines, angles, 2- and 3-dimensional figures, geometry in the coordinate plane, and geometric transformations.

IB MATHEMATICS HIGHER LEVEL I-II (BEYOND CALCULUS) - MAT313/MAT314

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: IB Mathematics Standard Level I-II (Calculus)
College Credit Option: IB
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Topics will include the definition of integration, Fundamental Theorems of Calculus, properties of integration and their applications, numerical approximations of definite integrals, concept of series, and the Taylor and Maclaurin series. This course helps prepare students for the IB Mathematics Higher Level examination.  It is suggested that students testing at this level will benefit from taking additional course work in statistics.

IB MATHEMATICS STANDARD LEVEL I-II (CALCULUS) - MAT319/MAT320

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry I-II
College Credit Option: IB
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Student will review and deepen understanding of functions and limits. The topics will include differentiation and rates of change, application of differentiation, the definition of integration, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, properties of integration and their applications, numerical approximations of definite integrals and concept of series. This is the second of two courses that prepare students for the IB Mathematics Standard Level examination and/or the AP Calculus BC exam; the first of which is Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry. 

INTRODUCTION TO JAVA PROGRAMMING - MAT125

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TTI125
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II is required. Computer Applications Ior Computer Applications I recommended.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This is a beginning level course that introduces a student to an object oriented programming language (Java). Students will learn to write structured programs using: data types, methods, conditional statements, loops, classes, objects, arrays and ArrayLists.  Coursework is project-based on relevant real world applications. This course could be the starting point for an exciting career in the field of computer science.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for mathematics equivalency credit.

 

PRE-CALCULUS/TRIGONOMETRY I-II - MAT207/MAT208

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Algebra III-IV
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course will identify qualities of an equation and connect the graph of an equation with its algebraic properties. Students will graph equations and inequalities using symmetry, vertical and horizontal shifts, and asymptotes. Students will understand the connection between an exponential and logarithmic function and they will graph and solve related problems. They will apply trigonometric properties to graphs in rectangular and polar coordinate systems, solve and prove trigonometric properties to graphs in rectangular and polar coordinate systems, solve and prove trigonometric equations, and solve triangles and related application problems. Finally, they will develop the concept of rate of change for a given relation.  Completion of this course is highly recommended in preparation of taking the AP Calculus BC exam, the IB Mathematics Standard Level exam, and/or the IB Mathematics Higher Level exam.

ROBOTICS ENGINEERING I - MA1153/MA1653

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1153/TT1653
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course allows students to safely apply design, development, manufacturing, and modeling principles in the identification and resolution of robotics engineering problems. Course elements include instruction in physics of robotics, robotics systems and subsystems, robotics programming, robotics fabrication, robotics operations, feedback and control systems, autonomous and tele-operated control, system testing, analysis, troubleshooting, aerospace manufacturing and quality control.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for mathematics equivalency credit.

ROBOTICS ENGINEERING II - MA1154/MA1654

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1154/TT1654
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II and Robotics Engineering I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is a continuation of Robotics Engineering I. This course allows students to safely apply design, development, manufacturing, and modeling principles in the identification and resolution of robotics engineering problems. Course elements include instruction in physics of robotics, robotics systems and subsystems, robotics programming, robotics fabrication, robotics operations, feedback and control systems, autonomous and tele-operated control, system testing, analysis, troubleshooting, aerospace manufacturing and quality control.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for mathematics equivalency credit.

BAND-SYMPHONIC I-II - MUS101/MUS102

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Previous experience and recommendation of the current high school band director. Students must provide an instrument or make prior arrangements with the band director for use of a school instrument.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Fee: A special clothing fee or special clothing may be required for this class.

Course Description: Symphonic Band will provide instruction in instrumental skills through the performance of increasingly challenging band literature. It is designed for the advancing player who understands the basic concepts of the instrument and can demonstrate a moderately high level of proficiency in performance skills. The Symphonic Band will make numerous public appearances for concerts, athletic functions and other events. Band students are required to take part in these performances unless prior arrangements are made with the band director. It will be at the discretion of the band director whether or not the student will participate in every performance.

 

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA I-II - MUS051/MUS052

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Previous orchestra experience, audition and/or permission of the director.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Fee:  Student must provide an instrument or make prior arrangements with the orchestra director for use of a school instrument. Special clothing may be required for this class. 

Requirements:  Audition may be required.  Some public performances will be required. 

 

Course Description:  This course is designed to provide advanced musicianship, instrumental skills, and rehearsal skills.  It will provide instruction and performance in chamber string orchestra and chamber full orchestra.  Students will be required to participate in multiple public performances, contests, and festivals.

CHORUS - SOPRANO/ALTO (GIRLS) - MUS027/MUS028

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Fee:  Special clothing may be required for this class.

Requirements:  No audition is required.  Some public performances will be required. 

 

Course Description: A one-year course designed for 9th through 12th grade soprano/alto-voice students who show potential and enthusiasm for singing. Students will be taught basic music skills and voice production. Some public performances will be required outside of the school day.

CHORUS - TENOR/BASS (BOYS) - MUS029/MUS030

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Fee: Special clothing may be required for this class. 

Requirements:  No audition is required.  Some public performances will be required. 

 

Course Description:  A one-year course designed for 9th through 12th grade tenor/bass-voice students who show potential and enthusiasm for singing. Students will be taught basic music skills and voice production. Some public performances will be required outside of the school day.

CONCERT CHOIR I-II - MUS021/MUS022

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Audition
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Fee: Special clothing may be required for this class. 

Requirements:  Audition is required.  Some public performances will be required. 

 

Course Description:  Concert Choir is designed for advanced choral students who have developed a high degree of proficiency in vocal skills. It will provide the students with opportunities to improve their skills in note reading, vocal production, concert performance, solo and ensemble training, and to understand and appreciate choral literature. This group will participate in many required performances during the school year.

IB MUSIC - MUS018/MUS019

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: MUS021/MUS022 OR MUS110/MUS111
College Credit Option: IB
Course Description: 

Music functions as a means of personal and communal identity and expression and embodies the social and cultural values of individuals and communities. A vibrant musical education fosters curiosity and openness to both familiar and unfamiliar musical worlds.

The Diploma Programme music course provides an appropriate foundation for further study in music at the university level or in music career pathways. It also provides an enriching and valuable course of study for students who may pursue other careers. The course also all students the opportunity to engage in the world of music as lifelong participants.

JAZZ ENSEMBLE I-II - MUS105/MUS106

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Previous experience, current membership in an instrumental performance class other than Jazz Ensemble, and audition.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Required: The student must provide an instrument or make prior arrangements with the band director for use of a school instrument. In the case of an irresolvable schedule conflict involving a course required for graduation or other structured programs, teacher permission may be granted to waive the required current membership in an instrumental performance class other than Jazz Ensemble.

Fee: Special clothing may be required for this class.

Course Description: Jazz Ensemble is a class designed to teach students the various concepts of jazz phrasing, style, and improvisation. Students will be exposed to as many varied styles of “big band jazz” as possible, such as Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Buddy Rich, Woody Herman and Maynard Ferguson. The class will rehearse daily and perform at various concerts, community affairs, and festivals during the year. Members will be required to take part in these performances and in extra rehearsals.

ORCHESTRA I-II - MUS049/MUS050

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Previous orchestra experience, audition and/or permission of the director.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

 

Fee:  Student must provide an instrument or make prior arrangements with the orchestra director for use of a school instrument. Special clothing may be required for this class. 

Requirements:  Audition may be required.  Some public performances will be required. 

 

Course Description:  This course is designed to develop musicianship, instrumental skills, and rehearsal skills. It will provide instruction and performance in string orchestra and full orchestra, as well as ensembles. Students will be required to participate in public performances, contests, and festivals.

VOCAL ENSEMBLE I-II - MUS025/MUS026

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Chorus or Concert Choir, audition and/or permission of the director. Students may enroll at the semester. Students who enroll in vocal ensemble must be concurrently enrolled in another music performance course during the school day.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Fee: Special clothing may be required for this class. 

Requirements:  No audition is required.  Some public performances will be required. 

 

Course Description:  Vocal Ensemble provides an opportunity for those wishing to participate in a group to perform music which is characteristic of small ensembles rather than large choral groups.

WIND ENSEMBLE I-II - MUS110/MUS111

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Previous experience and audition.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Required: Students must provide an instrument or make prior arrangements with the band director for use of a school instrument.

Fee: A special clothing fee or special clothing may be required for this class.

Course Description: Wind Ensemble will provide instruction in instrumental skills through the performance of advanced band literature. It is designed for the advanced player who understands the basic concepts of the instrument and can demonstrate a high level of proficiency in performance skills. The Wind Ensemble will make numerous public appearances for concerts, athletic functions and other events. Band students are required to take part in these performances unless prior arrangements are made with the band director. It will be at the discretion of the band director whether or not the student will participate in every performance.

AVID - NDE010/NDE011

Content Area: Non-Departmental Electives
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Successful application to and interview with the AVID Site Team, signed contract, maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

The AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Elective class is for students in the academic middle who have the desire to go to college and are capable of completing rigorous curriculum with support and the will to work hard. Many AVID Elective students may be the first in their families to attend college. In the AVID Elective, students are required to enroll in rigorous courses, such as honors, IB, or Advanced Placement®. AVID curriculum strengthens student skills in Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading across all subjects. AVID students are expected to keep organized binders, take Cornell Notes in all academic classes, participate in tutorials, maintain positive relationships with peers and school staff, set high academic goals, and work to achieve their goals. AVID students are expected to graduate from high school ready for success in post-secondary education.

CHOICES I-II - NDC001/NDC002

Content Area: Non-Departmental Electives
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Do you want “Choice” in your high school career? This class is designed for you to work with guided independence to gain skills in self-management and self-advocacy.  Through targeted instruction and enrichment activities, you will work individually and in groups to further develop your skills in communication, reading, writing, math, and science to successfully complete high school while preparing for post-secondary opportunities.

COMMUNITY SERVICE - NDE103

Content Area: Non-Departmental Electives
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: SOC103
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Required: Signed parent permission form, community service procedure form, and a co-curricular and interscholastic activity parental permit form on file. If using private vehicle for transportation, proof of a valid Washington State driver’s license and liability insurance must be on file. A student must have exhibited maturity, good citizenship and excellent attendance in school and a desire to be of service to the community. 

 Course Description: Community Service/Leadership is a one-semester course, which concentrates on individual and group roles in their school and communities. The class focuses on student participation and influence in service-oriented activities.

PEER TUTORING - NDP003

Content Area: Non-Departmental Electives
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TTI003
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Instruction is provided in promoting an understanding of disabilities and gaining needed skills in interacting positively with people who have disabilities. The student will be assigned to an individual or small group of students who are English Language Learners (ELL), developmentally delayed or academically at risk in reading, writing or math. Causes, appropriate modeling, responsibilities, careers, and attitudes will also be discussed. 

This course is repeatable for additional credit with instructor’s permission and/or a demonstrated skill in course targeted for tutoring and/or interest in working with students physically or academically challenged .

 

STUDENT OFFICE ASST: ACTIVITY OFFICE ASSISTANT - NDS342/NDS343

Content Area: Non-Departmental Electives
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

1.0 Currently Student Office Assistant options are available according to the following guidelines and with the approval of the building principal:

1.1 Emphasis is on development of leadership skills in relation to office activities.

1.2 The student will assist the office personnel with a variety of office activities to carry out the program.

1.3 The student must be dependable and be able to work independently.

2.0 Credit is based on a pass (“P”) or fail (“F”) grade designating no credit. Credit and grade will be determined by the following criteria:

2.1 Supervisor objectives:

2.11 The supervisor will develop specific goals for each student office assistant.

2.12 The supervisor will develop a summary of learning experiences and expectations.

2.13 The supervisor will identify the resources to be used.

2.14 The supervisor will identify any special projects or presentations to be completed.

2.15 The supervisor will establish an appropriate evaluation procedure prior to student enrollment.

2.2 Student objectives: By working as a student office assistant, the student will:

2.21 Acquire office skills and knowledge.

2.22 Assume responsibility by performing assigned office duties.

2.23 Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervisor in specific office responsibilities.

2.24 Develop interpersonal relationships and skills in an office environment.

2.25 Develop initiative by following directions with a minimum of guidance.

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

3.1 The supervisor is limited to one student office assistant per course section.

3.2 The student is limited to 0.5 student-office-assistant credit per semester.

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student office assistant and/or a student teacher assistant more than a total of four times, with or without credit, in grades 9-12.

3.4 Of the two total credits, not more than one may be earned in one department.

 

STUDENT OFFICE ASST: CAREERS OFFICE ASSISTANT - NDS350/NDS351

Content Area: Non-Departmental Electives
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

1.0 Currently Student Office Assistant options are available according to the following guidelines and with the approval of the building principal:

1.1 Emphasis is on development of leadership skills in relation to office activities.

1.2 The student will assist the office personnel with a variety of office activities to carry out the program.

1.3 The student must be dependable and be able to work independently.

2.0 Credit is based on a pass (“P”) or fail (“F”) grade designating no credit. Credit and grade will be determined by the following criteria:

2.1 Supervisor objectives:

2.11 The supervisor will develop specific goals for each student office assistant.

2.12 The supervisor will develop a summary of learning experiences and expectations.

2.13 The supervisor will identify the resources to be used.

2.14 The supervisor will identify any special projects or presentations to be completed.

2.15 The supervisor will establish an appropriate evaluation procedure prior to student enrollment.

2.2 Student objectives: By working as a student office assistant, the student will:

2.21 Acquire office skills and knowledge.

2.22 Assume responsibility by performing assigned office duties.

2.23 Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervisor in specific office responsibilities.

2.24 Develop interpersonal relationships and skills in an office environment.

2.25 Develop initiative by following directions with a minimum of guidance.

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

3.1 The supervisor is limited to one student office assistant per course section.

3.2 The student is limited to 0.5 student-office-assistant credit per semester.

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student office assistant and/or a student teacher assistant more than a total of four times, with or without credit, in grades 9-12.

3.4 Of the two total credits, not more than one may be earned in one department.

STUDENT OFFICE ASST: ATTENDANCE OFFICE ASSISTANT - NDS340/NDS341

Content Area: Non-Departmental Electives
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

1.0 Currently Student Office Assistant options are available according to the following guidelines and with the approval of the building principal:

1.1 Emphasis is on development of leadership skills in relation to office activities.

1.2 The student will assist the office personnel with a variety of office activities to carry out the program.

1.3 The student must be dependable and be able to work independently.

2.0 Credit is based on a pass (“P”) or fail (“F”) grade designating no credit. Credit and grade will be determined by the following criteria:

2.1 Supervisor objectives:

2.11 The supervisor will develop specific goals for each student office assistant.

2.12 The supervisor will develop a summary of learning experiences and expectations.

2.13 The supervisor will identify the resources to be used.

2.14 The supervisor will identify any special projects or presentations to be completed.

2.15 The supervisor will establish an appropriate evaluation procedure prior to student enrollment.

2.2 Student objectives: By working as a student office assistant, the student will:

2.21 Acquire office skills and knowledge.

2.22 Assume responsibility by performing assigned office duties.

2.23 Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervisor in specific office responsibilities.

2.24 Develop interpersonal relationships and skills in an office environment.

2.25 Develop initiative by following directions with a minimum of guidance.

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

3.1 The supervisor is limited to one student office assistant per course section.

3.2 The student is limited to 0.5 student-office-assistant credit per semester.

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student office assistant and/or a student teacher assistant more than a total of four times, with or without credit, in grades 9-12.

3.4 Of the two total credits, not more than one may be earned in one department.

STUDENT OFFICE ASST: AUDIO VISUAL OFFICE ASSISTANT - NDS336/NDS337

Content Area: Non-Departmental Electives
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

1.0 Currently Student Office Assistant options are available according to the following guidelines and with the approval of the building principal:

1.1 Emphasis is on development of leadership skills in relation to office activities.

1.2 The student will assist the office personnel with a variety of office activities to carry out the program.

1.3 The student must be dependable and be able to work independently.

2.0 Credit is based on a pass (“P”) or fail (“F”) grade designating no credit. Credit and grade will be determined by the following criteria:

2.1 Supervisor objectives:

2.11 The supervisor will develop specific goals for each student office assistant.

2.12 The supervisor will develop a summary of learning experiences and expectations.

2.13 The supervisor will identify the resources to be used.

2.14 The supervisor will identify any special projects or presentations to be completed.

2.15 The supervisor will establish an appropriate evaluation procedure prior to student enrollment.

2.2 Student objectives: By working as a student office assistant, the student will:

2.21 Acquire office skills and knowledge.

2.22 Assume responsibility by performing assigned office duties.

2.23 Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervisor in specific office responsibilities.

2.24 Develop interpersonal relationships and skills in an office environment.

2.25 Develop initiative by following directions with a minimum of guidance.

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

3.1 The supervisor is limited to one student office assistant per course section.

3.2 The student is limited to 0.5 student-office-assistant credit per semester.

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student office assistant and/or a student teacher assistant more than a total of four times, with or without credit, in grades 9-12.

3.4 Of the two total credits, not more than one may be earned in one department.

STUDENT OFFICE ASST: COUNSELOR OFFICE ASSISTANT - NDS338/NDS339

Content Area: Non-Departmental Electives
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

1.0 Currently Student Office Assistant options are available according to the following guidelines and with the approval of the building principal:

1.1 Emphasis is on development of leadership skills in relation to office activities.

1.2 The student will assist the office personnel with a variety of office activities to carry out the program.

1.3 The student must be dependable and be able to work independently.

2.0 Credit is based on a pass (“P”) or fail (“F”) grade designating no credit. Credit and grade will be determined by the following criteria:

2.1 Supervisor objectives:

2.11 The supervisor will develop specific goals for each student office assistant.

2.12 The supervisor will develop a summary of learning experiences and expectations.

2.13 The supervisor will identify the resources to be used.

2.14 The supervisor will identify any special projects or presentations to be completed.

2.15 The supervisor will establish an appropriate evaluation procedure prior to student enrollment.

2.2 Student objectives: By working as a student office assistant, the student will:

2.21 Acquire office