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AP ART HISTORY - ART064/ART065

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AP STUDIO ART: DRAWING - ART045/ART046

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

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


 

CERAMIC POTTERY & SCULPTURE I - AR1230

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1230
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course serves as an introduction to ceramic materials, equipment, skills and techniques. Students will apply three dimensional design using traditional ceramic techniques such as hand-building, tile production and throwing on a potter's wheel. Emphasis will be placed on the design of both functional and non-functional forms. Students will analyze, interpret and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of ceramics. Students will create a personal portfolio of their work. Through class activities, students will explore related careers, assume leadership roles and practice skills used in the workplace.

CERAMIC POTTERY & SCULPTURE II - AR1231

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1231
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 advanced study of materials, equipment, skills and techniques associated with commercial ceramics. This course focuses on the technical aspects of working with clay which include wheel thrown functional forms, tile production, ceramic sculpture, glazing techniques and firing. Students will analyze, interpret-and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of ceramics. Students will apply influence from these examples to their personal studio work. Students will develop a personal style demonstrated by a final portfolio. Special emphasis will be placed on exploring ceramic careers, assume leadership roles, and practice skills used in the workplace.

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.

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.

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.

AUTO TECHNOLOGY I - TT1039/TT1639

Content Area: CTE Automotive
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: CC1039/CC1639
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course introduces the basic skills that are used in the automotive repair industry. Students are provided with an overview of automotive systems that include four-cycle gasoline engines, automotive preventive maintenance, brake repair, electrical systems, engine performance, suspension and steering. This class uses NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) task lists as the foundation for the course.

AUTO TECHNOLOGY II - TT1040/TT1640

Content Area: CTE Automotive
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: CC1040/CC1640
Prerequisites: Auto Technology I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course introduces the basic skills that are used in the automotive repair industry. Students are provided with an overview of automotive systems that include four-cycle gasoline engines, automotive preventive maintenance, brake repair, electrical systems, engine performance, suspension and steering. This class uses NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) task lists as the foundation for the course.

AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE - TTI033

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

This course is designed for students with little or no experience with automobiles and their systems. The students will have hands-on experiences in car care that includes changing oil, tires and fluids, safety checks, basic car servicing and detailing. Students will also learn to make informed consumer choices when purchasing a car.

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 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.

ADVANCED JAVA PROGRAMMING - TTI127

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: MAT127
Prerequisites: Introduction to java Programming or by instructor approval
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

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

AP COMPUTER SCIENCE A - TTI128/TTI130

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MAT128
Prerequisites: Introduction to Java Programming or Algebra III-IV recommended Algebra III-IV
College Credit Option: AP
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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

 

BUSINESS ENGLISH 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.

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AP ART HISTORY - ART064/ART065

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AP STUDIO ART: DRAWING - ART045/ART046

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

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


 

CERAMIC POTTERY & SCULPTURE I - AR1230

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1230
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course serves as an introduction to ceramic materials, equipment, skills and techniques. Students will apply three dimensional design using traditional ceramic techniques such as hand-building, tile production and throwing on a potter's wheel. Emphasis will be placed on the design of both functional and non-functional forms. Students will analyze, interpret and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of ceramics. Students will create a personal portfolio of their work. Through class activities, students will explore related careers, assume leadership roles and practice skills used in the workplace.

CERAMIC POTTERY & SCULPTURE II - AR1231

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1231
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 advanced study of materials, equipment, skills and techniques associated with commercial ceramics. This course focuses on the technical aspects of working with clay which include wheel thrown functional forms, tile production, ceramic sculpture, glazing techniques and firing. Students will analyze, interpret-and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of ceramics. Students will apply influence from these examples to their personal studio work. Students will develop a personal style demonstrated by a final portfolio. Special emphasis will be placed on exploring ceramic careers, assume leadership roles, and practice skills used in the workplace.

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.

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.

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.

AUTO TECHNOLOGY I - TT1039/TT1639

Content Area: CTE Automotive
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: CC1039/CC1639
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course introduces the basic skills that are used in the automotive repair industry. Students are provided with an overview of automotive systems that include four-cycle gasoline engines, automotive preventive maintenance, brake repair, electrical systems, engine performance, suspension and steering. This class uses NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) task lists as the foundation for the course.

AUTO TECHNOLOGY II - TT1040/TT1640

Content Area: CTE Automotive
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: CC1040/CC1640
Prerequisites: Auto Technology I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course introduces the basic skills that are used in the automotive repair industry. Students are provided with an overview of automotive systems that include four-cycle gasoline engines, automotive preventive maintenance, brake repair, electrical systems, engine performance, suspension and steering. This class uses NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) task lists as the foundation for the course.

AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE - TTI033

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

This course is designed for students with little or no experience with automobiles and their systems. The students will have hands-on experiences in car care that includes changing oil, tires and fluids, safety checks, basic car servicing and detailing. Students will also learn to make informed consumer choices when purchasing a car.

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 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.

ADVANCED JAVA PROGRAMMING - TTI127

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: MAT127
Prerequisites: Introduction to java Programming or by instructor approval
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

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

AP COMPUTER SCIENCE A - TTI128/TTI130

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MAT128
Prerequisites: Introduction to Java Programming or Algebra III-IV recommended Algebra III-IV
College Credit Option: AP
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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

 

BUSINESS ENGLISH 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 I (Online) - BUS018

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: BUS015
Prerequisites: Familiarity with the keyboard or Computer Essentials is recommended.
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.

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.

ECONOMICS - BUS508

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: BUS510/SOC508
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

What does it take to start and manage your own business?  Discover the role that economics plays in your personal life, and in domestic and global economies through real-world activities.  Learn how to make sound business decisions by discovering what economics is all about.  Money and banking, economic systems, international trade, supply and demand—these are just a few of the topics you will explore.

 

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 - BUS067/BUS068

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Marketing III-IV
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 through DECA, a maketing club.

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.

 

SPECIAL PROJECTS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE - TTI095

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: 

Students will develop, design, implement, complete and present one or more computer-related projects of interest to them relating to real-world problems and their solutions.

This course is repeatable for additional credit with instructor’s permission.

 

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!

ENGINEERING DRAWING I - TT1221

Content Area: CTE Engineering
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: MA1221
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course provides students with an entry level survey of various types of techniques and drawing applications used in the engineering field.  A basic level of manual drafting, lettering, scaled drawing and computer-aided drawing techniques will be explored.  Students will work through orthographic, isometric and auxiliary view drawings.  Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class.

 

ENGINEERING DRAWING II - TT1223

Content Area: CTE Engineering
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: MA1223
Prerequisites: Engineering Drawing I or teacher permission.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is a continuation of Engineering Drawing I.  This course will use a variety of software applications to develop drawings used in engineering and architectural fields.  Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class.

ENGINEERING DRAWING III - TT1225

Content Area: CTE Engineering
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: MA1225, TT1258, or MA1258
Prerequisites: Engineering Drawing II or teacher permission
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is a continuation of Engineering Drawing II. Students will develop skills with advanced techniques of computer-aided design, solid modeling, and working with exploded views of drawings. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class.

ENGINEERING DRAWING IV - TT1226

Content Area: CTE Engineering
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: MA1226, MA1259, or TT1259
Prerequisites: Engineering Drawing III or Engineering Drawing III (online) or teacher permission
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is a continuation of Engineering Drawing III.  Students are able to develop a culminating graphic project for the purpose of developing a portfolio of higher level drawings and related engineering documents with a variety of drawing software applications. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class.

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.

CREATIVE COOKING - FCS021

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: 

Are you hungry? Are you curious about how to prepare your favorite dish? Explore the world of food and learn basic cooking skills for home, career, and entertainment. Prepare delicious baked goods, hearty soups and pastas, and a variety of appetizing dishes. Prepare your food with a flare and make it visually appealing. Sign up now! Your reservations have been made.

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.

 

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.

AVIATION FUNDAMENTALS: FLIGHT I-II - TTI009/TTI010

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MAT609/MAT610
Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing. Geometry I-II recommended..
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Fee:  A fee will be charged for materials, flight and simulator time. The fee is negotiated and determined each spring.


Required: Students must provide their own transportation to Crest Airpark and other related training sites that are a part of the program.  Permission to drive must be secured through the student’s home high school.  Students must pass the necessary background checks and meet the training requirements as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).


Course Description: This course will include flight time at Crest Airpark.  The flight time consists of piloting time in both an actual airplane and a FAA-approved flight-training device. Additionally, the course involves observation time while occupying the backseat of a four-place airplane. Pre-flight and post-flight ground instruction time is also included. Students must also enroll in Aviation Fundamentals: Ground I–II.

AVIATION FUNDAMENTALS: GROUND I-II - TTI007/TTI008

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MAT607/MAT608
Prerequisites: Junior or Senior Standing. Geometry I-II recommended.
Course Description: 

Required: Students must provide their own transportation to Crest Airpark and other related training sites that are a part of the program.  Permission to drive must be secured through the student’s home high school.  Students must pass the necessary background checks and meet the training requirements as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).


Course Description: This course will include classroom instruction in preparation for the FAA private pilot examination. Students attend class at Crest Airpark for two hours per day. Required flight time hours are scheduled outside of the normal school day.  Students must also enroll in Aviation Fundamentals: Flight I-II.

CAREER CHOICES I (Online) - TT1761

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

In this course, students will explore their strenghts, interest, values, and skills; learn how to select and pay for education after high school, including completeing the FAFSA or WASFA; research and compare different careers; complete a job portfolio; and prepare to ace the job interview. Several porjects in this course meet graduation requirements for Culminating Project/High School & Beyond Plan.

COSMETOLOGY I-II - 4 HR/DAY - TT4061/TT4062

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 4 hours per day
# of Credits: 4.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: SC4061/SC4062
Prerequisites: Senior standing. Student must have a plan in place to meet their graduation requirements.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Fee:  A fee will be charged for a beauty school kit payable at the beginning of training.

Required:  Students must provide own transportation to and from the beauty college.  Prior to admission into the program, each student must complete an entrance application and be interviewed.  Details of the program (including additional fees and school hours) are negotiated with the beauty college each year and will be outlined at the orientation meeting.


Course Desription: This course includes training in theory and practical exercises in the art and science of cosmetology.  Student will learn hair, skin, and nail care along with disinfection and safety procedures taught to state standards.  Students will learn wet and dry styling, shampooing, cutting, coloring, perming, and relaxing the hair.  Students train in the classroom and under actual salon conditions.  Course training prepares students for the Washington State Cosmetology Licensing Examinations.

SEL FRESHMAN SEMINAR I - TT0239

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# 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: 

This course is specifically designed for Freshmen entering high school to develop their lifelong learning skills. 

This course will include higher-order thinking skills, academic success and employability skills along with civic, consumer and life skills.

SEL FRESHMAN SEMINAR II - TT0240

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# 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: 

This course is specifically designed for Freshmen entering high school to develop their lifelong learning skills. 

This course will include higher-order thinking skills, academic success and employability skills along with civic, consumer and life skills.

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.

CABINETMAKING - 2 HR/DAY - TT2121/TT2122

Content Area: CTE Woods
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
# of Credits: 2.0 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Cabinetmaking is a 360-hour course, preparing students for entry level employment in cabinetmaking and furniture construction field. It incorporates linear measurement in various units, scaled drawing, developing cut lists, bill of materials, general and specific machine safety, material selection and processing, cutting, fastening, assembling, and finishing cabinets and custom furniture using power equipment and modern industrial processes. Students are allowed to design and create a wide variety of cabinetry and furniture projects to gain skills that will transfer to many other technical applications.

FURNITURE CONSTRUCTION - TTI101/TTI102

Content Area: CTE Woods
# 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 full-year course consists of linear measurement in various units, scaled drawing, developing cut lists, bill of materials, general and specific machine safety, material selection and processing, cutting, fastening, assembling of furniture projects, theory and practice with woodworking machines and tools through laboratory activities to fabricate wood into finished furniture. Students are allowed to design and create a variety of furniture projects on a moderate difficulty level to gain skills that will transfer to many other technical applications.

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.

AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION - ENG172/ENG173

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

An AP course in English Language and Composition engages students in becoming skilled readers of prose written in a variety of periods, disciplines, and rhetorical contexts, and in becoming skilled writers who compose for a variety of purposes. They will think as they analyze various works of American literature through oral and written responses.  Both their writing and their reading should make students aware of the interactions among a writer’s purposes, audience expectations, and subjects as well as the way generic conventions and the resources of language contribute to effectiveness in writing. The purpose of this course is to help students “write effectively and confidently in their college courses across the curriculum and in their professional and personal lives.” (The College Board, AP  English Course Description, May 2007, May 2008, p. 6)

This elective AP course satisfies the Core English 11 graduation requirement.

AP ENGLISH LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION - ENG107/ENG108

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Core English 11 or Honors English 11 or College Literature
College Credit Option: AP
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

A two-semester course designed to give students a college freshman-level literature course that may earn college credit. The course emphasizes literary ideas in a variety of forms: poetry, fiction, and drama. Readings will be drawn from a variety of high-level historical and cultural contexts.   This elective AP course satisfies the Core English 12 graduation requirement.

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL COMPOSITION - ENG154

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Teacher recommendation, senior standing strongly recommended, juniors with special permission.
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This college composition course requires students to challenge typical assumptions, to think independently and with originality as they learn to develop and support an “arguable claim.” The course emphasizes the writing process and engages the student in multiple revisions. Students are expected to practice and demonstrate logical critical thinking in their final products. This course is eligible for five University of Washington credits in English, which may be transferable to other colleges or universities. There is a fee for university credit. This course will also prepare students for the Advanced Placement Language and Composition Examination. The course enables students to earn a maximum of five college credits either through the University of Washington or through the Advanced Placement Language and Composition Examination.  This elective course satisfies the Core English 12 graduation requirement.

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL LITERATURE - ENG155

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Senior standing recommended.
College Credit Option: AP, College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This college course challenges students to analyze the “argument” inherent in a literary work and to learn to present their own interpretations of literature as ‘argument’ as well. The class requires students to develop their own interpretations, rather than learn one or more interpretations supplied by the teacher. Students will learn what makes an interpretation valid and will practice developing and supporting independently developed interpretations of the literature studied. This course is eligible for high school language arts or elective credit toward graduation. It is also eligible for five University of Washington English credits which may be transferable to other colleges or universities. There is a fee for university credit. This course will also prepare students for the Advanced Placement Literature Examination. The course enables students to earn a maximum of five college credits either through the University of Washington or through the Advanced Placement Literature Examination.  This elective course satisfies the Core English 12 graduation requirement

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.

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.

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.)

AP CALCULUS AB - MAT209/MAT210

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: AP
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

A course designed to provide the student with an introduction to calculus and to college-level mathematics. Student will review and deepen understanding of functions and limits. The topics in this course will include differentiation and rates of change, application of differentiation, and the definition of integration.  This course is highly recommended as preparation for taking the AP Calculus BC Exam.

AP CALCULUS BC - MAT213/MAT214

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: AP Calculus AB
College Credit Option: AP
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course is designed to prepare students for the AP Calculus BC exam, and to prepare students for a university course in Differential Equations. Students will further their knowledge of integration and explore new applications of integration, such as arc length of a curve, surface area of a solid of revolution and work. Students will work with polar curves and will learn how to differentiate and integrate these graphs. They will work with curves written in parametric form and relate concept to polar functions and vectors. Students will work extensively with infinite series and will learn how to represent various functions as an infinite series. Students will also work in three-dimensional space and will receive an introduction to multi-variable calculus concepts.

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.

ENGINEERING DRAWING I - MA1221

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1221
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course provides students with an entry level survey of various types of techniques and drawing applications used in the engineering field.  A basic level of manual drafting, lettering, scaled drawing and computer-aided drawing techniques will be explored.  Students will work through orthographic, isometric and auxiliary view drawings.  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.

ENGINEERING DRAWING II - MA1223

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1223
Prerequisites: Engineering Drawing I or teacher permission
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is a continuation of Engineering Drawing I.  This course will use a variety of software applications to develop drawings used in engineering and architectural fields.  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.

ENGINEERING DRAWING III - MA1225

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1225, MA1258, or TT1258
Prerequisites: Engineering Drawing II or teacher permission
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is a continuation of Engineering Drawing II. Students will develop skills with advanced techniques of computer-aided design, solid modeling, and working with exploded views of drawings. 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.

ENGINEERING DRAWING IV - MA1226

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1226, MA1259, or TT1259
Prerequisites: Engineering Drawing III or Engineering Drawing III (online) or teacher permission
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is a continuation of Engineering Drawing III.  Students are able to develop a culminating graphic project for the purpose of developing a portfolio of higher level drawings and related engineering documents with a variety of drawing software applications. 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.

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.

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.

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.

JROTC DRILL I-II - LED009/LED010

Content Area: Military Science
# 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: 

Students in JROTC Competitive Drill, grades 9 through 12 will participate in individual and team drill. Students participate in interscholastic competitions and ceremonial functions. Emphasis will be placed on follower-ship, precision, synchronization, physical fitness, and good sportsmanship. Special attention will be placed on leadership development, and cultivating teamwork in a group setting.  Zero hour: class begins at 6:00 a.m. 

This course is repeatable for graduation credit with instructor's permission.

 

JROTC MARKSMANSHIP I-II - LED007/LED008

Content Area: Military Science
# 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: 

Students in JROTC Competitive Marksmanship, grades 9 through 12 will participate in individual, team, and interscholastic matches. Emphasis will be placed on the development of spatial skills and technical knowledge. Physical fitness, safety, and good sportsmanship will receive additional attention. Retention past the first quarter is based upon competitive standing. Students not retained have the option to participate and receive credit in JROTC Drill.
Zero hour: class begins at 6:00 a.m.

This course is repeatable for graduation credit with instructor's permission.

LEADER ED I-II (JROTC) - LED001/LED002

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

The purpose of this program is to develop leadership skills in students that will assist them in their future careers.
This program utilizes the study of the Marine Corps organization as a tool for developing leadership characteristics. Leadership Education I-II concentrates on citizenship, character, and self-discipline. Emphasis is placed on service to the community. First-year students are encouraged to participate in the rifle, or physical fitness teams.

LEADER ED III-IV (JROTC) - LED003/LED004

Content Area: Military Science
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Leadership Education I-II
Course Description: 

This level of leadership material is more advanced than the first year and provides general study within each major course. Emphasis is placed on Land Navigation, Military Law, financial management, and human-relations skills with leadership roles assigned among peer groups. Community service remains an important aspect of leadership.

LEADER ED V-VI (JROTC) - LED005/LED006

Content Area: Military Science
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Leadership Ed III-IV
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

The emphasis of this final course is on the application of the leadership training. Students are exposed to National Security Studies, group supervision, problem solving, and teaching. Students serve in a staff leadership position, are assisted in résumé writing, interviewing techniques, and scholarship application.

AP MUSIC THEORY - MUS802/MUS803

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Teacher permission and participation in department ensemble
Course Description: 


AP Music Theory is designed for advanced music students. It will provide students with the opportunity to complete the equivalent of a first-year college course in music. Skills and concepts will include musical notation, intervals, scales and keys, chords, metric organization, rhythmic patterns, harmony, composition, musical dictation, sight singing and ear training. The curriculum is structured to prepare students to perform at a high level on the AP Music Theory Examination.

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 I-II - MUS023/MUS024

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Previous choral experience or permission of instructor. Students may enroll at semester.
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: Chorus is designed for students who wish to participate in group singing activities and have the ability to maintain pitch. The basic concepts of singing and music reading are taught. This is an advanced class for students with previous choral experience. 

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.

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.

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.

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: 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 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: LIBRARY OFFICE ASSISTANT - NDS344/NDS345

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: MAIN OFFICE ASSISTANT - NDS301/NDS302

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.

FOOD AND FITNESS - PHY002

Content Area: Physical Education
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: FCS002
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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: Would you like to learn about nutrition, cook healthy foods, and earn a P.E. Credit?  Come join us to make your favorite foods the healthy way.  Analyze your current eating habits and improve your food choices.  Enjoy nutritious cooking labs and fun physical activities to help you look and feel your best.  Physical activities are individually geared to the needs of the students.  Take this class and learn to set goals for self-improvement.

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

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION - PHY001

Content Area: Physical Education
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Special clothing is required.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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: Tenth through twelfth grade physical education students will participate daily in selected individual and/or team sports. Emphasis will be placed on physical fitness, sportsmanship, sports skills, and knowledge. Special attention will be placed on the value of establishing habits leading to lifelong physical activity as a component of a healthy lifestyle. (Students should review the Physical Education Program Class Schedule to determine which class period offers the activities that meet their interests.)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION: AEROBICS ADVANCED - PHY102

Content Area: Physical Education
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Special clothing is required.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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: Tenth through twelfth grade physical education students will participate daily in selected individual and/or team sports. Emphasis will be placed on physical fitness, sportsmanship, sports skills, and knowledge. Special attention will be placed on the value of establishing habits leading to lifelong physical activity as a component of a healthy lifestyle. (Students should review the Physical Education Program Class Schedule to determine which class period offers the activities that meet their interests.)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION: AEROBICS BEGINNERS - PHY101

Content Area: Physical Education
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Special clothing is required.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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: Tenth through twelfth grade physical education students will participate daily in selected individual and/or team sports. Emphasis will be placed on physical fitness, sportsmanship, sports skills, and knowledge. Special attention will be placed on the value of establishing habits leading to lifelong physical activity as a component of a healthy lifestyle. (Students should review the Physical Education Program Class Schedule to determine which class period offers the activities that meet their interests.)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION: COOP TEAM SPORTS I - PHY109

Content Area: Physical Education
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Special clothing is required.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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: Tenth through twelfth grade physical education students will participate daily in selected individual and/or team sports. Emphasis will be placed on physical fitness, sportsmanship, sports skills, and knowledge. Special attention will be placed on the value of establishing habits leading to lifelong physical activity as a component of a healthy lifestyle. (Students should review the Physical Education Program Class Schedule to determine which class period offers the activities that meet their interests.)

PHYSICAL EDUCATION: FITNESS/CONDITIONING BEGINNERS - PHY103

Content Area: Physical Education
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Special clothing is required.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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: Tenth through twelfth grade physical education students will participate daily in selected individual and/or team sports. Emphasis will be placed on physical fitness, sportsmanship, sports skills, and knowledge. Special attention will be placed on the value of establishing habits leading to lifelong physical activity as a component of a healthy lifestyle. (Students should review the Physical Education Program Class Schedule to determine which class period offers the activities that meet their interests.)

PHYSICAL EDUCATION: WEIGHT TRAINING ADVANCED - PHY108

Content Area: Physical Education
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Special clothing is required.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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:  Tenth through twelfth grade physical education students will participate daily in selected individual and/or team sports. Emphasis will be placed on physical fitness, sportsmanship, sports skills, and knowledge. Special attention will be placed on the value of establishing habits leading to lifelong physical activity as a component of a healthy lifestyle. (Students should review the Physical Education Program Class Schedule to determine which class period offers the activities that meet their interests.)

PHYSICAL EDUCATION: WEIGHT TRAINING BEGINNERS - PHY107

Content Area: Physical Education
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Special clothing is required.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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:  Tenth through twelfth grade physical education students will participate daily in selected individual and/or team sports. Emphasis will be placed on physical fitness, sportsmanship, sports skills, and knowledge. Special attention will be placed on the value of establishing habits leading to lifelong physical activity as a component of a healthy lifestyle. (Students should review the Physical Education Program Class Schedule to determine which class period offers the activities that meet their interests.)

 

 

AP BIOLOGY - SCI105/SCI106

Content Area: Science
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Biology of the Living Earth & Chemistry of the Earth System
College Credit Option: AP
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

A laboratory science course designed to be the equivalent of a college introductory biology course usually taken by biology majors during their first year. Passage of the AP Biology exam may earn college credit or college standing. Typical college level biology concepts and laboratory experiments will form the basis of this course. Students will prepare themselves for college biology and the advanced placement examination. Instruction will concentrate on an inquiry approach to biochemistry, cells, heredity, molecular biology, systems organization, natural selection and ecology. The student will focus on the molecular and cellular aspects of life, continuity and diversity of life, systems and interactions, and the impact of the individual on the world. Learning will be promoted as a life long endeavor. Laboratory activities, quantitative analysis, presentations, projects, lectures, discussions, and community involvement will accomplish this. This course meets the Washington State Career & College Ready Graduation Requirement for a laboratory science course.

AP CHEMISTRY - SCI145/SCI146

Content Area: Science
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Chemistry of the Earth System
College Credit Option: AP
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This class is designed to give students a college freshman-level chemistry course that may earn college credit or allow advanced college placement. Typical college-level chemistry concepts and laboratory experiments will form the basis of this course. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will gain an understanding of atomic theory, reaction rates, stoichiometry, equilibrium, thermodynamics, and kinetics as well as properties of gases, liquids, solids, and solutions. Students will practice a variety of qualitative and quantitative laboratory techniques. This course meets the Washington State Career & College Ready Graduation Requirement for a laboratory science course.

AP PHYSICS I - SCI260/SCI261

Content Area: Science
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Physics I-II or concurrent enrollment in Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry I-II or higher.
College Credit Option: AP
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This is a laboratory science course that develops understanding of physics. This class is equivalent to a first year student in non-calculus based college physics course, which enables students to be successful in subsequent advanced college physics courses. Students will analyze and evaluate the concepts of kinematics, dynamics, heat, electricity and magnetism, optics, and modern physics, and assess the impact on their lives. They will exhibit their understanding of these topics by conducting laboratory and research projects. Students will present their findings through oral, written, and multimedia products, and by successfully completing the advanced placement exam in the spring. This course meets the Washington State Career & College Ready Graduation Requirement for a laboratory science course.

ASTRONOMY/GEOLOGY - SCI100

Content Area: Science
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Biology of the Living Earth
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This laboratory science course investigates the properties of space and earth, emphasizing practical applications. Topics such as solar system, galaxies, formation of the universe, structure of the earth, and earth history will be covered. This course meets the Washington State Career & College Ready Graduation Requirement for a laboratory science course.

BIOLOGY OF THE LIVING EARTH - SCI205/SCI206

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

In this NGSS aligned course, students will construct and evaluate claims about the interactions between the biosphere and the rest of Earth's systems using scientific evidence, and develop models to interpret the unseen. Students will begin with phenomena and use them to enhance their understanding of core ideas in biological science and Earth and space sciences. This course is one of the required sicence lab credit options.

CHEMISTRY OF THE EARTH SYSTEM - SCI209/SCI210

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

This course explains how chemical processes help drive the Earth system. Earth and space scientists require a strong background in the fundamentals of matter and chemistry in order to interpret processes that shape the Earth system. Students will use the science and engineering practices of the NGSS to understand the chemical processes that are essential for our planet's existence. This course is one of the required science lab credit options.

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL ASTRONOMY 101 - SCI256/SCI257

Content Area: Science
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Two years of lab science
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This is a laboratory science course that explores the universe, an overview of modern theories concerning its processes and development, and the formation and evolution of structures that make up the universe. It will also build an understanding of the history of astronomy, the chemistry and physics of light, the physics of motion and gravity as applied to astral bodies, and relativity. This course meets the Washington State Career & College Ready Graduation Requirement for a laboratory science course.

 

The course generates University of Washington credit. A fee for the class is required if a student wishes to receive college credit. If you do not wish to pay the fee, the course will still go on the high school transcript as a college course at the high school.  This course uses University of Washington selected materials.  The reading level and content of materials are at the college level. 

 

Note:  This course is equivalent to the University of Washington Course “Astronomy”, course number ASTRO 101.  Students can register to earn five (5) college credits through the University of Washington in the High School Program. 

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL BIOLOGY: THE BRAIN AND ADDICTION - SCI233/SCI234

Content Area: Science
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Biology of the Living Earth
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course studies the biology of behavior. More specifically, it focuses studies on how drugs work by

altering brain function. Students will be using different biological disciplines, in particular,

neurobiology, genetics and biochemistry through an investigation of the mechanism of drug action. A fee is required if taking for University of Washington college credit.

 

Note:  This course is equivalent to the University of Washington Course “Addiction and the Brain”, course number BIOL 100.  Students can register to earn five (5) college credits through the University of Washington in the High School Program. 

 

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL CHEMISTRY - SCI235/SCI236

Content Area: Science
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Integrated Science III-IV
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is an introduction to general chemistry with an emphasis on developing problem solving skills. Students will learn basic concepts of chemistry along with the mathematics required for quantitative problem solving. A fee is required if taking for University of Washington college credit.

 Note:  This course is equivalent to the University of Washington Course “Introduction to General Chemistry”, course number CHEM 110.  Students can register to earn three (3) college credits through the University of Washington in the High School Program.

This course meets the Washington State Career & College Ready Graduation Requirement for a laboratory science course.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE I & II - SCI117/SCI118

Content Area: Science
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Biology of the Living Earth
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course will introduce the students to understanding the interrelationship of the natural world and its natural resources. Students study the fundamentals of environmental science and technology with an emphasis on the sustainable use of natural resources, habitat assessment and maintaining a quality environment. Careers in natural resources, environmental science and associated areas will be studied. This course meets the Washington State Career & College Ready Graduation Requirement for a laboratory science course.

NGSS GEOLOGY - SCI098

Content Area: Science
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Biology of the Living Earth
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Students will concentrate on the formation and erosion processes, and the history of the Earth. Students will be evaluated on the ability to analyze events and predict their causes related to the concepts of geology. This will be done through oral presentations, written reports, illustrations, graphs, and multimedia presentations.

OCEANOGRAPHY - SCI099

Content Area: Science
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Biology of the Living Earth
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This lab sicience course will concentrate on the interactions of ocean and weather systems. The focus will be on evaluating the inter- and intra-actions of the ocean and the atmosphere. This will be done through oral presentations, written reports, illustrations, graphs and/or multimedia presentations. This course meets the Washington State Graduation Requirement for a Lab Science.

AP GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: UNITED STATES - SOC511/SOC512

Content Area: Social Studies
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: SOC463/SOC464
College Credit Option: AP
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course is a two-semester course, which will focus on developing citizenship through studying patterns and change. Students will gain a greater understanding of the role of citizenship in their lives by developing products such as, written and spoken presentations, portfolios, and debates. Successful completion of the AP examination may result in college credit for the course.  This elective AP course satisfies the Civics graduation requirement.

AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY - SOC453/SOC454

Content Area: Social Studies
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
College Credit Option: AP
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Advanced Placement Human Geography emphasizes the importance of geography as a field of inquiry while showing the importance of spatial organization, the location of places, people, and events, and the connections among places and landscapes in the understanding of human life on Earth. Additionally, geographic concepts emphasized throughout this course include the students’ understanding of spatial interaction and spatial behavior, the dynamics of human population growth and movement, patterns of culture, economic use of Earth, political organization of space, and human settlement patterns, particularly urbanization. Passing this one-year elective course, satisfies the Contemporary World Issues graduation requirement.

AP PSYCHOLOGY - SOC010/SOC011

Content Area: Social Studies
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
College Credit Option: AP
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course is designed to introduce students to the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of human beings and other animals. Students are exposed to the psychological facts, principals and phenomena associated with the history of and approach to psychology. Students will investigate research methods, biological foundations of behavior, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, learning and cognition, motivation and emotion, development, personality testing and individual differences. This course will also discuss treatment of psychological disorders and social psychology. They also will learn about the ethics and methods psychologists use in their science and practice.

AP UNITED STATES HISTORY - SOC451/SOC452

Content Area: Social Studies
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: SOC463/SOC464
Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing with preference going to seniors.
College Credit Option: AP
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course will concentrate on the role of the individual and groups in American history. The class focuses on the participation and influence of the major political, economic, diplomatic and social patterns of the United States from 1492 to the present with special emphasis on domestic and foreign policy. Students will use presentations, role-playing, research, and written communication to show their mastery of the course. Successful completion of the Advanced Placement Examination may result in college credit for the course.  This elective course satisfies the U.S. History  graduation requirement.

AP WORLD HISTORY - SOC457/SOC458

Content Area: Social Studies
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
College Credit Option: AP
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

The AP World Hisotry course focuses on developing students understanding of world hisotry from approximately 8000 B.C.E. to the present. The course has students investigate the content of world history for significant events, individuals, developments, and processes in six historical periods, and develop and use the same thinking skills and methods (analyzing primary and secondary sources, making historical comparisons, chronological reasoning, and argumentation) employed by historians when they study the past.

CIVICS - SOC128

Content Area: Social Studies
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: SOC511/SOC512
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course includes the study of federal, state, and local government organization procedures; rights and responsibilities of citizens addressed in the Washington State and United States Constitutions; current issues addressed at each level of government; and electoral issues, including elections, ballot measures, initiatives, and referenda.

CONTEMPORARY WORLD HISTORY - SOC927/SOC928

Content Area: Social Studies
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: 9th grade standing.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This survey course will build upon the historical patterns in world history to understand and evaluate change and diverse perspectives in the early modern to contemporary period. Students will examine world cultures, institutions, organizational patterns, and major conflicts of the past to understand current world issues and possible solutions using historical research, critical thinking, analysis, group interaction, and originality.

CONTEMPORARY WORLD ISSUES - SOC514

Content Area: Social Studies
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course examines the role of the individual in the world community through rigorous study of foreign and domestic issues, global economics, and human geography. AP European History and AP Human Geography courses each fulfill the state CWI graduation requirement and may be taken in place of this course.  These are one-year courses, and both semesters must be completed and passed.

SOCIOLOGY - SOC009

Content Area: Social Studies
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course develops an understanding of citizenship through analysis of group patterns and interdependence. Students will relate socialization as they connect their individual experiences in a variety of activities and products. This course provides practical opportunities to evaluate group behavior.

STUDENT LEADERSHIP - SOC419

Content Area: Social Studies
# 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: 

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: Student leadership is a one-semester course, which will concentrate on individual and group roles in their school and communities. The class will focus on their participation and influence in service-oriented activities.

US HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT I-II - SOC463/SOC464

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

The student will examine and understand the core values and democratic principles of the United States by studying American History from the twentieth century to the present. Students will participate in presentations, role-plays, research, and written communication.

BASIC LANGUAGE ARTS - ACLA01/ACLA21

Content Area: Special Education
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Current IEP Services in the areas of Adaptive Skills, Reading or Writing
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

The focus of this course will be on functional Language Arts needed for survival in the community. Emphasis is on functional reading, writing and appropriate conversational skills. This is an Intensive Literacy Intervention course. The course will provide a program of differentiated instruction or service that is unique to a student's individual needs as identified in the IEP. NOTE: Basic Language Arts coursework may be used to satisfy the English Language Arts graduation credit requirement as determined by the IEP Team.

 

COMMUNITY SKILLS - ACSS41/ACSS42

Content Area: Special Education
# 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: 

The focus of this course will be on use of community transportation (METRO), phone use, shopping and restaurant skills, knowledge of community resource services, and leisure skills.

INDIVIDUAL SKILLS FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS - ACSK81/ACSK84

Content Area: Special Education
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Current Special Education service needs.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Instruction will focus on specially designed instruction (SDI) in time management, organization, note taking, identification of main ideas, vocabulary skills, use of textbooks and other course resources, outlining, self-presentation, test taking, effective speaking and listening, and other areas of executive functioning.  This instruction stresses organization, study skills. Collaboration exists between SE and GE teachers to deliver SDI in SE setting to support GE classes. Differentiated specially designed instruction may also be provided. The course will provide a program of instruction or service that is unique to a student’s individual needs as identified in the IEP.

LANGUAGE ARTS I-II - ACLA02/ACLA03

Content Area: Special Education
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Current IEP services in the areas of Reading or Writing
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course provides instruction in basic reading, reading comprehension, and writing skills with emphasis on speilling, grammar and composition from CCSS grade levels 4.0 to 8.0.

SE: MATH I - ACMA21/ACMA31

Content Area: Special Education
# 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: 

Students enrolled in the course will work on mastering math grade level standards for grade level 6.1 to 8.0. Using modified core or replacement resources, students will work on math problem solving strategies related to pre-algebra. Students will work towards grade level math fluency rates. Students mastering the concepts in this course are prepared to enter Algebra I. This Course may be used to satisfy the algebra (or geometry) graduation credit requirement as determined by the IEP Team.

SE: MATH II - ACMA22/ACMA32

Content Area: Special Education
# 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: 

Students enrolled in the course will work on mastering math grade level standards for grade level 3.1 to 6.0. Using modified core or replacement resources, students will work on math problem solving strategies, specifically number families. Students will work to further develop their math fluency rates developed in SE: Math III. Students mastering the concepts in this course are prepared to enter SE: Math I.

SE: MATH III - ACMA23/ACMA33

Content Area: Special Education
# 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: 

Students enrolled in the course will work on mastering math grade level standards for grade level 1.0 to 3.0. Using modified core or replacement resources, students will work on basic numeracy skills, math fluency, computational skills, and math problem solving strategies. Students mastering the concepts in this course are prepared to enter SE: Math II.

SE: READING LEVEL II - ACRD02/ACRD22

Content Area: Special Education
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Current IEP services in the areas of Reading or Writing
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Students enrolled in this course will work on mastering reading CCSS from grade level 3.1 to 6.0. Students will work to further develop their reading fluency rates, vocabulary, and comprehension strategies developed in

SE: Reading III. Students mastering the concepts in this course are prepared to enter Language Arts I-II. Different grade levels/course may be offered within a classroom at the same time. This is an Intensive Literacy Intervention course. The course will provide a program of differentiated instruction or service that is unique to a student's individual needs as identified in the IEP. NOTE SE Reading II coursework may be used to satisfy the English Language Arts graduation credit requirement as determined by the IEP Team.

 

SE: READING LEVEL III - ACRD03/ACRD23

Content Area: Special Education
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Current IEP services in the areas of Reading or Writing
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Students enrolled in this course will work on mastering Reading CCSS from grade level 1.0 to 3.0. Students will work on basic decoding skills, word attack, vocabulary development, fluency rates and basic comprehension. Students mastering the concepts in this course are prepared to enter SE: Reading II. Different grade levels/courses may be offered within a classroom at the same time. This is an Intensive Literacy Intervention course. The course will provide a program of differentiated instruction or service that is unique to a student's individual needs as identified in the IEP. NOTE: SE Reading III coursework may be used to satisfy the English Language Arts graduation credit requirement as determined by the IEP Team.

 

SE: WRITING LEVEL II - ACWR02/ACWR22

Content Area: Special Education
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Current IEP services in the area of Writing
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Students enrolled in this course will work on mastering writing CCSS from grade level 3.1 to 6.0. Students will focus on fundamental Six Traits Writing components including conventions, word choice, sentence fluency, voice, ideas, and organization. Students will use the writing process to compose multi-paragraph works. Students mastering the concepts in this course are prepared to enter Language Arts I-II. This is an Intensive Literacy Intervention course. The course will provide a program of differentiated instruction or service that is unique to a student's individual needs as identified in the IEP. NOTE: SE Writing Level II coursework may be used to satisfy the English Language Arts graduation credit requirement as determined by the IEP Team.

 

SE: WRITING LEVEL III - ACWR03/ACWR23

Content Area: Special Education
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Current IEP services in the area of Writing
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Students enrolled in this course will work on mastering Writing CCSS from grade level 1.0 to 3.0. Students will focus on some fundamental Six Traits Writing components including basic conventions, word choice, sentence development, paragraph organization/development. Students mastering the concepts in this course are prepared to enter SE: Writing Level II. This is an Intensive Literacy Intervention course. The course will provide a program of differentiated instruction or service that is unique to a student's individual needs as identified in the IEP. NOTE: SE Writing Level III coursework may be used to satisfy the English Language Arts graduation credit requirement as determined by the IEP Team.

 

DIRECTING - DIRECTING PAT310

Content Area: Theater
# 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: 

Students will learn the art and craft of directing through hands on directing experience.  The course will teach students the process of directing from visualization through the rehearsal process and performance.  Students will learn about selecting a play, analyzing a script, the casting process, staging, the rehearsal process, working with designers and stage technicians; and coaching actors.  The final project will consist of directing a one-act play or cutting from a musical or play.

 

DRAMA I - PAD303

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

This course is an introduction to acting. It includes basic body movement, pantomime, improvisation, theatrical vocabulary, and history.

DRAMA II - PAD305

Content Area: Theater
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Drama I
Course Description: 

This course is an advanced class in theater that emphasizes acting and dramatic productions. The student will participate in a production.

DRAMA III - PAD307

Content Area: Theater
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Drama I and II
Course Description: 

This is an advanced class allowing the student to specialize in one or more of the following areas: children’s theater production, acting styles, directing, movie production, dance, mime, etc.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I-II - FLH001/FLH002

Content Area: World Languages
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1001 /TT1002
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.

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

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE III-IV - FLH003/FLH004

Content Area: World Languages
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1003/TT1004
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.

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

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE V-VI - FLH005/FLH006

Content Area: World Languages
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: American Sign Language III-IV
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

American Sign Language V-VI is a more in-depth study of deaf culture in addition to further cultural and grammatical understanding and interpreting skills. Greater attention is given to sign inflection, production, and idiomatic conventions through meaningful conversation and context.

CHINESE-MANDARIN I-II - FLC001/FLC002

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

This course is designed as an introduction to basic Chinese with the emphasis on developing practical listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. By the end of the course, students should be able to communicate within a range of daily life situations. They will be introduced to commonly used Chinese characters and words.

CHINESE-MANDARIN III-IV - FLC003/FLC004

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

This course provides a continuation of language skills acquired in Chinese-Mandarin I-II. Classroom activities expand skills needed to communicate wherever the language is spoken. The student will continue to become acquainted with life in Chinese-speaking countries through texts, music, and various media. The student will learn to communicate using Chinese characters and words through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

CHINESE-MANDARIN V-VI - FLC005/FLC006

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

This course provides a continuation of Chinese-Mandarin language skills acquired in Chinese-Mandarin III-IV.  Classroom activities expand skills needed to communicate wherever the language is spoken.  The student will continue to become acquainted with life in Chinese speaking countries through texts, music, and various media.  The student will learn to communicate using Chinese characters and words through listening, speaking, reading and writing.

CHINESE-MANDARIN VII-VIII - FLC007/FLC008

Content Area: World Languages
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Chinese-Mandarin V-VI
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course provides a continuation of Chinese-Mandarin language skills acquired in Chinese-Mandarin V-VI. Classroom activities expand skills needed to communicate wherever the language is spoken. The student will continue to become acquainted with life in Chinese speaking countries through texts, music, and various media. The student will learn to communicate using Chinese characters and words through listening, speaking, reading and writing.

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL SPANISH V-VI - FLS073/FLS074

Content Area: World Languages
# 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.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This UW Spanish V-VI course will introduce the learner to the rich culture of the Spanish speaking world, including the Hispanic/Latino communities in the U.S. This course aims also to develop students' intercultural knowledge and understanding. This course is open to students who have taken Spanish 102, Spanish 122, or scored 45-69 on the SP100A placement test. A fee maybe required if taking for University of Washington college credit. It is possible to obtain college credit for Spanish 103 and Spanish 201 at the University of Washington.

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL SPANISH VII-VIII - FLS075/FLS076

Content Area: World Languages
# 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.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This UW Spanish VII-VIII course will introduce the learner to the rich culture of the Spanish speaking world, including the Hispanic/Latino communities in the U.S. This course aims also to develop students' intercultural knowledge and understanding. This course is open to students who have taken Spanish 102, Spanish 122, or scored 45-69 on the SP100A placement test. A fee maybe required if taking for University of Washington college credit. It is possible to obtain college credit for Spanish 103 and Spanish 201 at the University of Washington.

FRENCH I-II - FLF001/FLF002

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

A beginning-level class for students without previous French language experience and for those who need further development or review of basic French skills. Classroom activities are centered on basic dialogues and everyday situations that a student might encounter wherever the language is spoken. The student will become acquainted with life in the foreign country through magazines, videos, films, internet, and music. Although the primary emphasis is on the spoken language, the student will also gain some basic skills in reading and writing the language.

FRENCH III-IV - FLF003/FLF004

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

This course is an expansion of the basic language skills introduced at the first level and is intended for students who have had one or two years previous study of the language. More emphasis is put on discussion about life in the foreign country derived from simple readings and audio-visual material. The student will become involved in some directed writing to increase his/her understanding of the language structure and culture of the people.

FRENCH V-VI - FLF005/FLF006

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

This course provides further development of conversational skills in practical use to increase the students’ enjoyment of the language. A more detailed understanding of the language structure is obtained through reading stories, magazines, and simple literature, and by viewing and discussing films.

FRENCH VII-VIII - FLF007/FLF008

Content Area: World Languages
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: French V-VI
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course is a continuation of language with more individualized study in reading and composition. Individual projects are used to increase language proficiency and for further involvement and appreciation of the language and its people.

JAPANESE I-II - FLJ031/FLJ032

Content Area: World Languages
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: FLJ039/FLJ040
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course is a beginning-level class for students without previous Japanese language experience and for those who need further development or review of basic Japanese skills. Classroom activities are centered on basic dialogues and everyday situations, which a student might encounter wherever the language is spoken. The student will become acquainted with life in the foreign country through magazines, films, internet, and music. Although the primary emphasis is on the spoken language, the student will also gain some basic skills in reading and writing the language.

JAPANESE III-IV - FLJ033/FLJ034

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

This course is an expansion of the basic language skills introduced at the first level and is intended for students who have had one or two years of previous study of the language. More emphasis is put on discussion about life in the foreign country derived from simple readings and audio-visual material. The student will become involved in some directed writing to increase his/her understanding of the language structure and culture of the people.

JAPANESE V-VI - FLJ035/FLJ036

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

This course is a continuation of Japanese III-IV with emphasis on dialogue, short stories, 300 more Kanjis, and spontaneity in oral skills. Students will strengthen their understanding of the Japanese language and culture and its subtle emotional and cultural connotations.

JAPANESE VII-VIII - FLJ037/FLJ038

Content Area: World Languages
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Japanese V-VI
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This advanced level course will be centered on proper usage of complex grammatical patterns in various forms; spoken, written, formal, informal. The student will be able to comprehend complex texts including newspapers, magazines, and novels.

SPANISH I-II - FLS041/FLS042

Content Area: World Languages
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: FLS061/FLS062
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course provides a beginning-level class for students without previous Spanish language experience and for those who need further development or review of basic Spanish skills. Classroom activities are centered on basic grammar and conversational skill in everyday situations which a student might encounter wherever the language is spoken. The student will become acquainted with life in the Spanish speaking countries through texts, music, and various media. The student will learn to communicate through listening, speaking, reading and writing.

SPANISH III-IV - FLS043/FLS044

Content Area: World Languages
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: FLS063/FLS064
Prerequisites: Spanish I-II or Spanish I (Online)
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course provides a continuation of Spanish language skills acquired in Spanish I-II. Classroom activities expand skills needed to communicate wherever the language is spoken. The student will continue to become acquainted with life in Spanish-speaking countries through texts, music, and various media. The student will learn to communicate using the past, present and future tenses through listening, speaking, reading and writing.

SPANISH V-VI - FLS045/FLS046

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

This course provides an intermediate level class for students of Spanish or for native speakers who need further development of Spanish skills. Classroom activities are centered on more complex grammar and conversational skills to increase the students’ competency in the language. The student will continue to learn about life in Spanish-speaking countries through texts, music, simple literature and various media. The student will communicate clearly through speaking, listening, reading and writing.