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

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

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

ACCOUNTING I-II - BUS101/BUS102

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

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

ACCOUNTING III-IV - BUS103/BUS104

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

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

ADVANCED JAVA PROGRAMMING - TTI127

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

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

AP COMPUTER SCIENCE A - TTI128/TTI130

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

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

 

BUSINESS LAW - BUS107

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

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

BUSINESS MATH I-II - BUS105/BUS106

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

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

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I - BUS015

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
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)
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
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.

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION - CED001-CED023

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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DIGITAL DESIGN I-II - TTA010/TTB010

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Art Cross Credit
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. 

ECONOMICS - BUS508

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Social Studies Elective
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.

 

FINANCIAL ALGEBRA - TT0696/TT0697

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
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.

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: 3rd Year Math
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: 3rd Year Math
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
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
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 III-IV - BUS055/BUS056

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Marketing I-II or Marketing I-II (Online) or instructors permission
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
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 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.
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
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.

MEDICAL OFFICE APPLICATIONS - BUS021

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

Gain the top computing skills college courses demand and the job market expects.  In this class, students are able to transfer general office skills to the medical office; emphasizing technology skills using Microsoft Office applications for personal, school, and work-related situations.  This class incorporates medical terminology and systems to provide students with the skills needed to work in the health care industry today.  At the completion of the class, students will have the opportunity to take an industry-level computer software certification exam.

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.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I-II - TT1001/TT1002

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: World Language
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.  By the end of the year, students will have a conversational knowledge of American Sign Language. Two years of American Sign Language satisfies the World Language entrance requirement for many Washington State colleges and universities.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE III-IV - TT1003/TT1004

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: World Language
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.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE V-VI - TT1005/TT1006

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: World Language
Prerequisites: AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE III-IV
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
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. Two years of American Sign Language satisfies the World Language entrance requirement for many Washington State colleges and universities.

 

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

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

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

ACCOUNTING I-II - BUS101/BUS102

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

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

ACCOUNTING III-IV - BUS103/BUS104

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

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

ADVANCED JAVA PROGRAMMING - TTI127

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

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

AP COMPUTER SCIENCE A - TTI128/TTI130

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

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

 

BUSINESS LAW - BUS107

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

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

BUSINESS MATH I-II - BUS105/BUS106

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

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

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I - BUS015

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
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)
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
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.

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION - CED001-CED023

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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DIGITAL DESIGN I-II - TTA010/TTB010

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Art Cross Credit
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. 

ECONOMICS - BUS508

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Social Studies Elective
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.

 

FINANCIAL ALGEBRA - TT0696/TT0697

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
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.

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: 3rd Year Math
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: 3rd Year Math
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
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
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 III-IV - BUS055/BUS056

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Marketing I-II or Marketing I-II (Online) or instructors permission
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
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 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.
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
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.

MEDICAL OFFICE APPLICATIONS - BUS021

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

Gain the top computing skills college courses demand and the job market expects.  In this class, students are able to transfer general office skills to the medical office; emphasizing technology skills using Microsoft Office applications for personal, school, and work-related situations.  This class incorporates medical terminology and systems to provide students with the skills needed to work in the health care industry today.  At the completion of the class, students will have the opportunity to take an industry-level computer software certification exam.

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.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I-II - TT1001/TT1002

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: World Language
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.  By the end of the year, students will have a conversational knowledge of American Sign Language. Two years of American Sign Language satisfies the World Language entrance requirement for many Washington State colleges and universities.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE III-IV - TT1003/TT1004

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: World Language
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.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE V-VI - TT1005/TT1006

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: World Language
Prerequisites: AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE III-IV
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
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. Two years of American Sign Language satisfies the World Language entrance requirement for many Washington State colleges and universities.

 

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE VII-VIII - TT1007/TT1008

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: World Language
Prerequisites: AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE V-VI
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

American Sign Language VII-VIII offers the most advanced level of language instruction, intended for those with a strong interest in achieving fluency.  Students will expand their receptive and expressive fluency through meaningful practice while immersing themselves more fully in Deaf Culture.

CAREERS IN CULINARY ARTS I - TT1254

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# 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 Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Creative Cooking, or instructor approval.
Course Description: 

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

CAREERS IN EDUCATION INTERNSHIP - FCS007

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# 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 WITH CHILDREN - FCS003

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# 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.

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

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# 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: 

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

COSMETOLOGY I-II - 5 HR/DAY - TT5061/TT5062

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 5 hours per day
# of Credits: 5.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: SC5061/SC5062
Prerequisites: Senior standing. Student must have a plan to meet their graduation requirements.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

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

CREATIVE COOKING - FCS021

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# 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.

EXPLORING CHILDHOOD - FCS001

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# 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/Human Services
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Health
Course Description: 

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.

FOOD AND FITNESS - FCS002

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

Would you like to learn how to 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.  Experience a variety of non-competitive fitness activities.  Take this class and learn to set goals for self-improvement.

LIFE ON YOUR OWN - FCS011

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Services
# 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 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.

3D MODELING AND CREATIVE ENGINEERING I - TT1213

Content Area: CTE Health Sciences/STEM
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Arts
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Are  you courious about 3D printing, 3D modeling and artistic design? Those are just some of the creative design and engineering tools you will learn in this project-based class. Students will come up with their own creative, original designs, 3D model them on the computer and then manufacture those designs using computer aide manufacturing tools such as 3D printers and laser cutters. Students will learn to bridge the gap between art and engineering. Anyone interested in design, art, engineering architecture and manufacturing will benefit from this class.

3D MODELING AND CREATIVE ENGINEERING II - TT1214

Content Area: CTE Health Sciences/STEM
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Arts
Prerequisites: 3D Modeling and Creative Engineering I
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course will build on the creative and technical design skills you learned in 3D Modeling and Creative Engineering I. In this course you will learn more advanced techniques with 3D printers, 3D modeling and laser cutters. You will also learn to use more advanced fabrication techniques and advanced design concepts. Students will get more freedom to customized their artistic projects to fit their personal interest and career goals.

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY - TT0710/TT0711

Content Area: CTE Health Sciences/STEM
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Science Elective
Prerequisites: NGSS Biology
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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

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

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

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

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

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

experiences with both anatomical and physiological concepts. A variety of health careers will alsobe explored within each unit, exposing students to the plethora of careers available in the

health care field.

INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH SCIENCES - TT1091

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

This class will provide an overview of numerous health occupations and the career potential in health related careers. Students will gain knowledge of the rapidly changing health care industry, the newly emerging equipment and the skills needed to adapt to these changes. The course will cover careers in health care and human services, basic medical terminology, and job-seeking skills as well as developing a career portfolio.

MATERIAL SCIENCE I - TTI139

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

This course investigates the chemical and physical properties of material commonly used in manufacturing. Through experiments, projects, and class work, students will study the atomic structure of metals and ceramics and analyze their unique properties.  Emphasis will be placed on the relationship of chemistry to engineering, engineering design, and manufacturing.

MATERIAL SCIENCE II - TTI140

Content Area: CTE Health Sciences/STEM
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Science Elective
Prerequisites: Material Science I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course investigates the chemical and physical properties of material commonly used in manufacturing. Through experiments, projects, and class work, students will study the atomic structure of glass, polymers and composites and analyze their unique properties.  Emphasis will be placed on the relationship of chemistry to engineering, engineering design, and manufacturing.

PRINCIPLES OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE - TTI081/TTI082

Content Area: CTE Health Sciences/STEM
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Science Elective
Prerequisites: NGSS Biology
Course Description: 

a fictional person. While investigating the case, students examine autopsy reports, investigate medical history, and explore medical treatments that might have prolonged the person’s life. The activities and projects introduce students to human physiology, basic biology, medicine, and research processes while allowing them to design their own experiments to solve problems.

ROBOTICS ENGINEERING I - TT1153

Content Area: CTE Health Sciences/STEM
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Discover what it means to be a robot.  Investigate the differences between robots and learn how to design a small Robot.  Students will develop basic skills and an understanding of both the 3D modeling and mechanical aspects of robotics and how these two engineering skills must be combined to create a functioning robot. An example project could be 3D modeling the basic components of a Robot Arm or an Autonomous Vehicle, capable of performing basic tasks. Programming of the 3D modeled Robots will be added and expanded on during Robotics Engineering II.

ROBOTICS ENGINEERING II - TT1163

Content Area: CTE Health Sciences/STEM
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
Prerequisites: ROBOTICS ENGINEERING I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

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

SPORTS MEDICINE I - TT1095/TT1695

Content Area: CTE Health Sciences/STEM
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Science Elective
Prerequisites: NGSS Biology 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 - TT1095/TT1696

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

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

SPORTS MEDICINE III - TT1097/TT1697

Content Area: CTE Health Sciences/STEM
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Science Elective
Prerequisites: Sports Medicine I & II or Sports Medicine I-II - 2 HR/DAY
Course Description: 

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

SPORTS MEDICINE IV - TT1098/TT1698

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

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

AUTO TECHNOLOGY I - TT1039/TT1639

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Science Elective
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 Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Science Elective
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.

AUTO TECHNOLOGY III-IV - 2 HR/DAY - TT2041/TT2042

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
# of Credits: 2.0 credit
Prerequisites: Auto Technology I and II or Auto Technology I-II - 2 HR/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: 

Today’s automotive repair industry has taken on a new sophistication.  It requires advanced training and diagnostic skills.  The class is a nationally certified program.  This can put you on your way to an extensive knowledge of the automobile for your own use, or possibly a career in this field.  These courses are repeatable for additional credit with instructor’s permission.

AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE - TTI033

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical 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: 

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.

CERAMIC POTTERY & SCULPTURE I - TT1230

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Art
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. Surface treatment and glaze applications are introduced. Students will analyze historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of ceramics. Students wil explore careers in the visual arts.

CERAMIC POTTERY & SCULPTURE II - TT1231

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Art
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 intermediate study of ceramic materials, equipment and techniques. Students will apply three dimensional design using traditional ceramic techniques such as slab and mold. Throwing functional work on a potter's wheel is emphasized. Students will apply applique, impressing and incising as methods of surface treatment. Sponge, scratch and wax resist techniques will be used as decorative approached to glazing. Students will analyze and interpret historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of ceramics. Students will explore careers related to ceramic production and manufacturing.

CERAMIC POTTERY AND SCULPTURE III-IV - TT1232/TT1233

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Art
Prerequisites: CERAMIC POTTERY AND SCULPTURE I-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 an advanced study of ceramic materials, equipment and techniques. Students will apply three dimensional design using traditional ceramic techniques such as slab and molds. Advanced throwing techniques are emphasized. Students will apply burnishing, slip trailing and inlay as methods of surface treatment. Banding, masque and wash techniques will be used as decorative approaches to glazing. Students will analyze, interpret and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of ceramics. Students will develop a personal portfolio and explore entrepreneurial opportunities.

 

COMMERCIAL ART I - TTI011

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

Learn to illustrate, design, draw, and paint. Portfolio quality work and technique development are emphasized that include projects designed to prepare students for advanced training. This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

COMMERCIAL ART II - TTI013

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Art
Prerequisites: Commercial Art I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Create designs that influence people. This course includes areas in the field of commercial art related to fashion illustration, cover design, lettering, layout, magazine illustration, and container design. 

COMMERCIAL ART III-IV - TTI014/TTI015

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Art
Prerequisites: Commercial Art II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Create images that come to life!  This course includes areas in the field of commercial illustration, computer illustration, television, and commercial design and animation.  Students will also attain competency and mastery in commercial art while continuing to improve skills in illustration and painting, reading, writing, listening, speaking, problem-solving, goal setting, conflict resolution, and research.  These skills will be addressed in all content areas through group and individual settings, practical applications, simulations, and community resources.  

ENGINEERING AND DESIGN I-II - TTI170/TTI171

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II
Course Description: 

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

ENGINEERING DRAWING I - TT1221

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
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 Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
Prerequisites: Engineering Drawing I or teacher permission.
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
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 Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
Prerequisites: Engineering Drawing II or teacher permission
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
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 Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: 3rd Year Math
Prerequisites: Engineering Drawing III or Engineering Drawing III (online) or teacher permission
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
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.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY I - TT1056

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Art
Course Description: 

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

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY II - TT1057

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

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

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY III - TT1058

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Arts
Prerequisites: Studio Photography II
Course Description: 

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

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY IV - TT1059

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine
Prerequisites: Studio Photography III
College Credit Option: AP
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.

THEATER DESIGN AND PRODUCTION I & II - TT1101/TT1601

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Art
Course Description: 

This class is designed to give hands-on experience using the newest techniques and technologies in professional theatre. The class focuses on the skills needed to pursue employment as a theatre technician or further training in design and production. Students practice and learn skills while working on productions. Areas of study include: scenic design/painting/construction, lighting and sound, costumes and makeup, stage properties, career opportunities.

VIDEO PRODUCTION I - TTI020

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Art Cross Credit
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. 

VIDEO PRODUCTION II - TTI021

Content Area: CTE Skilled & Technical Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Art Cross Credit
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!” 

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.

BRIDGE TO COLLEGE ELA - ENG420/ENG421

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: 12th ELA
Prerequisites: Not having passed SBA
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

The course emphasizes focused reading, writing, speaking & listening, and research work based on Washington State’s K-12 Learning Standards for English language arts (the Common Core State Standards, CCSS-ELA). This course will develop students’ college and career readiness by building skills in critical reading, academic writing, speaking and listening, research and inquiry, and language use as defined by the CCSS-ELA for high school. Students will engage with rigorous texts and activities that support the standards’ additional goals of developing the capacities of literacy, including deepening appreciation of other cultures, valuing evidence and responding to varying tasks across content areas, and navigating technology to support their work. Students will learn to evaluate the credibility of information, critique others’ opinions, and construct their own opinions based on evidence. By the end of the course, students will be able to use strategies for critical reading, argumentative writing, and independent thinking while reading unfamiliar texts and responding to them in discussion and writing. The course will also develop essential habits of mind necessary for student success in college, including independence, productive persistence, and metacognition. 

CHS ENG 111 Composition: Literature - ENG155

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: 12th ELA
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.  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.  

CHS ENGL COMPOSITION: Exposition - ENG154

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: 12th ELA
Prerequisites: Teacher recommendation, senior standing strongly recommended, juniors with special permission.
College Credit Option: AP, 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.  

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL COMPARATIVE LITERATURE: AMERICAN ETHNIC LITERATURE - ENG175/ENG176

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: 12th ELA
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course is a comparative approach to literature and a workshop in writing comparative papers in English.  Emphasis will be on cross-cultural comparison of literary works.  Readings in English will be assigned with an option to read selected texts in the original languages.  Note:  This course is equivalent to the University of Washington course “Writing in Comparative Literature”, course number C LIT 240.  Student can register to earn five (5) college credits through the University of Washinton in the High School Program.

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 9 - ENG905/ENG906

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: 9th ELA
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.  

LANGUAGE ARTS I - ELL001

Content Area: English Language Learners (ELL)
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ELA
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: 

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.  Can be repeated for an additional semester (up to 1.0 credit total).

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
Equivalent Credit: ELA
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: 

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. This course is available .5 English Credit.  

 

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: 

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: 

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: 

 

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. 

 

HEALTH FOR LIFE SKILLS - PHY003

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

Kent School District high school students in health education will evaluate the impact of independent and interdependent choices on personal wellness. Students will also analyze relationships and social decisions, investigate self-esteem and goal setting, and create a model for evaluating community wellness. Instructional topics will include the promotion of wellness and the prevention of disease, stress management, substance abuse, sexuality and relationships. Personal and public accountability will be measured through written and verbal forms, simulations, visual displays, and multimedia projects. 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.

 

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.

AP STATISTICS I-II - MAT220/MAT221

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

Students will explore analysis of data, plan and conduct studies; anticipate probability as it relates to distribution of data, and reason inferentially to confirm models.  This course is highly recommended as preparation for taking the AP Statistics Exam.

APPLICATIONS IN MATHEMATICAL REASONING I-II - MAT301/MAT302

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: One semester of Algebra III-IV
Course Description: 

Students in this course will study intriguing mathematical topics with direct application to career and life.  They will explore matrix algebra, probability and statistics, linear programming, data modeling, logic, graph theory, geometry, fair division, game theory, social decision making (i.e., finance, voting, scheduling), and technical reading.  This course will support students in preparation for success in post-high school experiences and higher level mathematics.

BRIDGE TO COLLEGE MATHEMATICS - MAT420/MAT421

Content Area: Mathematics
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Not having passed SBA
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

The course curriculum emphasizes modeling with mathematics and the Standards for Mathematical Practice found within Washington K-12 Mathematics Learning Standards (the Common Core State Standards, CCSS-M). Topics include building and interpreting functions (linear, quadratic & exponential), writing, solving and reasoning with equations and inequalities, and summarizing, representing, and interpreting data. The course is designed to focus on building conceptual understanding, reasoning and mathematical skills and provides students engaging mathematics that builds flexible thinking and a growth mindset. For seniors who are successful in this course (B or better), the Bridge to College Mathematics course offers guaranteed placement into a college-level course when entering college directly after high school.

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..

 

 

 

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.

LEADERSHIP EDUCATION 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: 

As the entry level course into the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (MCJROTC) program, LEADER ED I-II sets the foundation for developing individual and collective leadership skills required for success in the cadets’ personal lives and future employment–regardless of career path.  Provides cadets with an introduction to the theories and fundamentals of Leadership, Citizenship, Personal Growth, Responsibility, Public Service, Career Exploration, and General Military Subjects in order to develop leadership and build character; create informed, patriotic, and responsible citizens; develop responsible young adults who are physically, mentally, and morally fit; and develop informed and civic-minded young adults prepared for higher education, civilian careers, and public service.  Instruction and practical application in physical training, drill, and civilian marksmanship are incorporated into the curriculum to enhance the leadership education experience as well as provide opportunities to compete individually, and on a team, at the state and national level.  Attendance does not incur an expectation of service or future obligation.  Zero hour offering available: class begins at 6:00 a.m

LEADERSHIP EDUCATION 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 course builds on the foundation established in LEADER ED I-II.  Cadets will receive instruction in General Military Subjects with more structure and tradition as well as the opportunity to test the theories of leadership traits and principles through the introduction of leadership roles assigned among peer groups.  Instruction in land navigation training with the map and compass are emphasized along with additional learning experiences in personal growth, responsibility, and citizenship.  Instruction and practical application in physical training, drill, and civilian marksmanship are incorporated into the curriculum to enhance the leadership education experience as well as provide opportunities to compete individually, and on a team, at the state and national level.  Attendance does not incur an expectation of service or future obligation.  Zero hour offering available: class begins at 6:00 a.m

LEADERSHIP EDUCATION 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: 

 LEADER ED V-VI marks the third year of MCJROTC.  Returning cadets will rely heavily on their experiences in LEADER ED I-IV in order to transition their leadership education from theory to application as they assume long term positions of increased authority and responsibility within the program.  In this year, detailed instruction on personal finances is presented, as well as résumé writing, interviewing techniques, and scholarship application in preparation for life beyond high school.  Instruction and practical application in physical training, drill, and civilian marksmanship are incorporated into the curriculum to enhance the leadership education experience as well as provide opportunities to compete individually, and on a team, at the state and national level.  Attendance does not incur an expectation of service or future obligation.  Zero hour offering available: class begins at 6:00 a.m

LEADERSHIP EDUCATION VII-VIII (JROTC) - LED011/LED012

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

LEADER ED VII-VIII is the fourth and final year of the program.  It is the culmination of all previous learning experiences in MCJROTC.  Senior cadets will conduct formations and inspections, as well as supervise certain training events with younger cadets.  Senior cadets continue to be challenged academically with requirements for research projects and independent studies and progress reports.  Instruction and practical application in physical training, drill, and civilian marksmanship are incorporated into the curriculum to enhance the leadership education experience as well as provide opportunities to compete individually, and on a team, at the state and national level.  Attendance does not incur an expectation of service or future obligation.  LEADER ED V-VI can satisfy the Physical Education/Health credit requirement with instructor approval.  Zero hour offering available: class begins at 6:00 a.m.

BAND-SYMPHONIC I-II - MUS101/MUS102

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Arts
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: 

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

 

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.

CONCERT BAND I-II - MUS103/MUS104

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 previous band director or 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: 

Concert Band is primarily, but not exclusively, for freshmen. This course provides instruction in band performance with emphasis on development of basic skills such as articulation, tone, and rhythm concepts. The course will provide the necessary training and experience for future enrollment in the Symphonic Band and/or Wind Ensemble. The Concert 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

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.

CONCERT ORCHESTRA I-II - MUO991/MUO992

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Arts
Prerequisites: Previous string orchestra experience and/or 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: 

 

 

Course Description:  This course is designed to provide advanced large group, individual and small ensemble instruction. Students will develop advanced musicianship, instrumental skills, and rehearsal skills. Students will be required to participate in public performances, contests, and festivals. Some public performances will be required. 

JAZZ ENSEMBLE I-II - MUS105/MUS106

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Arts
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: 

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. 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.

MUSIC ELEMENTS - MUS500

Content Area: Music
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Fine Arts
Prerequisites: Current ensemble enrollment or teacher permission.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Music Elements is a one-semester course (repeatable for credit), which offers instruction in music theory, composition, improvisation, and the use of music technology. Individual instruction in instruments (guitar, piano, etc.) is an integral application of the elements of music. A student may take this course as an initial access to music.

ORCHESTRA I-II - MUS049/MUS050

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

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

STAGE BAND I-II - MUS107/MUS108

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 Stage Band 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: 

Stage Band is a course designed to train students in intermediate skills and concepts of jazz performance and to offer experience for developing qualifications for future enrollment in jazz ensemble. The class will have various required performances and extra rehearsals during the school year. 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 co-requisite.

 

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.

PEER TUTORING - NDP003

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

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

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

 

SCHOOL ANNUAL I-II - NDE901/NDE902

Content Area: Non-Departmental Electives
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. Students may enroll at the semester.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Members of the yearbook staff will develop skills in graphic arts, journalism, digital photography, computer design and layout, leadership, and business management as they work together toward the common goal of recording the events, personalities, trends, and history of the school year.

STUDENT OFFICE ASST: ACTIVITY OFFICE ASSISTANT - NDS342/NDS343

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

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

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

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

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

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

2.1 Supervisor objectives:

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

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

2.13 The supervisor will identify the resources to be used.

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

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

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

2.21 Acquire office skills and knowledge.

2.22 Assume responsibility by performing assigned office duties.

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

2.24 Develop interpersonal relationships and skills in an office environment.

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

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

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

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

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

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

 

STUDENT OFFICE ASST: 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.

STUDENT TEACHER ASST: ENGLISH SECONDARY LANGUAGE TEACHER ASSISTANT - NDS303/NDS304

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 Teacher 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 class activities.

1.2 The student will assist the teacher with materials and equipment for 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 Teacher objectives:

2.11    The teacher will develop specific goals for each student assistant.

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

2.13    The teacher will identify the resources to be used.

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

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

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

2.21    Acquire additional subject-area skills and knowledge.

2.22    Assume responsibility by performing assigned duties.

2.23    Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervising teacher in specific learning activities, (i.e., individual and small group instruction, special projects, panel presentations, discussions, etc.).

2.24    Improve interpersonal relationships, skills.

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

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

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

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

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student teacher assistant and/or student office 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 TEACHER ASST: SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER ASSISTANT - NDS322/NDS323

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 Teacher 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 class activities.

1.2 The student will assist the teacher with materials and equipment for 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 Teacher objectives:

2.11    The teacher will develop specific goals for each student assistant.

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

2.13    The teacher will identify the resources to be used.

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

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

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

2.21    Acquire additional subject-area skills and knowledge.

2.22    Assume responsibility by performing assigned duties.

2.23    Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervising teacher in specific learning activities, (i.e., individual and small group instruction, special projects, panel presentations, discussions, etc.).

2.24    Improve interpersonal relationships, skills.

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

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

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

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

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student teacher assistant and/or student office 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 TEACHER ASST: ART TEACHER ASSISTANT - NDS328/NDS329

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 Teacher 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 class activities.

1.2 The student will assist the teacher with materials and equipment for 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 Teacher objectives:

2.11    The teacher will develop specific goals for each student assistant.

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

2.13    The teacher will identify the resources to be used.

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

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

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

2.21    Acquire additional subject-area skills and knowledge.

2.22    Assume responsibility by performing assigned duties.

2.23    Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervising teacher in specific learning activities, (i.e., individual and small group instruction, special projects, panel presentations, discussions, etc.).

2.24    Improve interpersonal relationships, skills.

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

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

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

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

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student teacher assistant and/or student office 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 TEACHER ASST: BUSINESS EDUCATION TEACHER ASSISTANT - NDS330/NDS331

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 Teacher 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 class activities.

1.2 The student will assist the teacher with materials and equipment for 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 Teacher objectives:

2.11    The teacher will develop specific goals for each student assistant.

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

2.13    The teacher will identify the resources to be used.

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

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

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

2.21    Acquire additional subject-area skills and knowledge.

2.22    Assume responsibility by performing assigned duties.

2.23    Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervising teacher in specific learning activities, (i.e., individual and small group instruction, special projects, panel presentations, discussions, etc.).

2.24    Improve interpersonal relationships, skills.

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

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

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

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

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student teacher assistant and/or student office 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 TEACHER ASST: HOME FAMILY TEACHER ASSISTANT - NDS306/NDS307

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 Teacher 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 class activities.

1.2 The student will assist the teacher with materials and equipment for 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 Teacher objectives:

2.11    The teacher will develop specific goals for each student assistant.

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

2.13    The teacher will identify the resources to be used.

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

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

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

2.21    Acquire additional subject-area skills and knowledge.

2.22    Assume responsibility by performing assigned duties.

2.23    Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervising teacher in specific learning activities, (i.e., individual and small group instruction, special projects, panel presentations, discussions, etc.).

2.24    Improve interpersonal relationships, skills.

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

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

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

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

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student teacher assistant and/or student office 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 TEACHER ASST: LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHER ASSISTANT - NDS310/NDS311

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 Teacher 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 class activities.

1.2 The student will assist the teacher with materials and equipment for 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 Teacher objectives:

2.11    The teacher will develop specific goals for each student assistant.

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

2.13    The teacher will identify the resources to be used.

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

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

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

2.21    Acquire additional subject-area skills and knowledge.

2.22    Assume responsibility by performing assigned duties.

2.23    Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervising teacher in specific learning activities, (i.e., individual and small group instruction, special projects, panel presentations, discussions, etc.).

2.24    Improve interpersonal relationships, skills.

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

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

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

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

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student teacher assistant and/or student office 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 TEACHER ASST: MATH TEACHER ASSISTANT - NDS312/NDS313

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 Teacher 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 class activities.

1.2 The student will assist the teacher with materials and equipment for 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 Teacher objectives:

2.11    The teacher will develop specific goals for each student assistant.

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

2.13    The teacher will identify the resources to be used.

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

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

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

2.21    Acquire additional subject-area skills and knowledge.

2.22    Assume responsibility by performing assigned duties.

2.23    Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervising teacher in specific learning activities, (i.e., individual and small group instruction, special projects, panel presentations, discussions, etc.).

2.24    Improve interpersonal relationships, skills.

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

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

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

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

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student teacher assistant and/or student office 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 TEACHER ASST: MUSIC TEACHER ASSISTANT - NDS314/NDS315

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 Teacher 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 class activities.

1.2 The student will assist the teacher with materials and equipment for 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 Teacher objectives:

2.11    The teacher will develop specific goals for each student assistant.

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

2.13    The teacher will identify the resources to be used.

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

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

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

2.21    Acquire additional subject-area skills and knowledge.

2.22    Assume responsibility by performing assigned duties.

2.23    Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervising teacher in specific learning activities, (i.e., individual and small group instruction, special projects, panel presentations, discussions, etc.).

2.24    Improve interpersonal relationships, skills.

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

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

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

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

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student teacher assistant and/or student office 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 TEACHER ASST: PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER ASSISTANT - NDS316/NDS317

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 Teacher 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 class activities.

1.2 The student will assist the teacher with materials and equipment for 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 Teacher objectives:

2.11    The teacher will develop specific goals for each student assistant.

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

2.13    The teacher will identify the resources to be used.

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

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

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

2.21    Acquire additional subject-area skills and knowledge.

2.22    Assume responsibility by performing assigned duties.

2.23    Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervising teacher in specific learning activities, (i.e., individual and small group instruction, special projects, panel presentations, discussions, etc.).

2.24    Improve interpersonal relationships, skills.

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

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

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

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

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student teacher assistant and/or student office 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 TEACHER ASST: SCIENCE TEACHER ASSISTANT - NDS318/NDS319

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 Teacher 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 class activities.

1.2 The student will assist the teacher with materials and equipment for 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 Teacher objectives:

2.11    The teacher will develop specific goals for each student assistant.

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

2.13    The teacher will identify the resources to be used.

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

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

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

2.21    Acquire additional subject-area skills and knowledge.

2.22    Assume responsibility by performing assigned duties.

2.23    Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervising teacher in specific learning activities, (i.e., individual and small group instruction, special projects, panel presentations, discussions, etc.).

2.24    Improve interpersonal relationships, skills.

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

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

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

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

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student teacher assistant and/or student office 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 TEACHER ASST: SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER ASSISTANT - NDS320/NDS321

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 Teacher 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 class activities.

1.2 The student will assist the teacher with materials and equipment for 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 Teacher objectives:

2.11    The teacher will develop specific goals for each student assistant.

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

2.13    The teacher will identify the resources to be used.

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

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

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

2.21    Acquire additional subject-area skills and knowledge.

2.22    Assume responsibility by performing assigned duties.

2.23    Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervising teacher in specific learning activities, (i.e., individual and small group instruction, special projects, panel presentations, discussions, etc.).

2.24    Improve interpersonal relationships, skills.

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

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

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

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

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student teacher assistant and/or student office 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 TEACHER ASST: TECHNICAL TRADE TEACHER ASSISTANT - NDS308/NDS309

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 Teacher 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 class activities.

1.2 The student will assist the teacher with materials and equipment for 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 Teacher objectives:

2.11    The teacher will develop specific goals for each student assistant.

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

2.13    The teacher will identify the resources to be used.

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

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

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

2.21    Acquire additional subject-area skills and knowledge.

2.22    Assume responsibility by performing assigned duties.

2.23    Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervising teacher in specific learning activities, (i.e., individual and small group instruction, special projects, panel presentations, discussions, etc.).

2.24    Improve interpersonal relationships, skills.

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

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

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

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

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student teacher assistant and/or student office 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 TEACHER ASST: WORLD LANGUAGE TEACHER ASSISTANT - NDS332/NDS333

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 Teacher 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 class activities.

1.2 The student will assist the teacher with materials and equipment for 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 Teacher objectives:

2.11    The teacher will develop specific goals for each student assistant.

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

2.13    The teacher will identify the resources to be used.

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

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

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

2.21    Acquire additional subject-area skills and knowledge.

2.22    Assume responsibility by performing assigned duties.

2.23    Demonstrate leadership skills by assisting the supervising teacher in specific learning activities, (i.e., individual and small group instruction, special projects, panel presentations, discussions, etc.).

2.24    Improve interpersonal relationships, skills.

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

3.0  Enrollment limitations:

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

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

3.3 Students shall not enroll as a student teacher assistant and/or student office 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.

CHS PEF113 GIRLS ONLY WEIGHT TRAINING - PHY006

Content Area: Physical Education
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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. This course offers college credit through Central Washington University. Please check with your counselor for additional information.

CHS PEF113 WEIGHT TRAINING - PHY007

Content Area: Physical Education
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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. This course offers college credit through Central Washington University. Please check with your counselor for additional information.

CHS PEF122 AEROBICS: DANCE FUSION - PHY008

Content Area: Physical Education
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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. This course offers college credit through Central Washington University. Please check with your counselor for additional information.

CHS PEF150 Yoga - PHY010

Content Area: Physical Education
# 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: 

In this courses students will participate in stretching and then holding a variety of yoga postures. Will include demonstrations, benefits, contra-indications, precautions of each posture. This course is designed to introduce students, safely and accessibly, to the basic postures, breathing techniques, and relaxation methods of yoga. Students will begin to experience the benefits of stretching, moving, and breathing freely as they relieve built up stress, learn to relax, and ultimately get more out of day to-day life. The aim of this course is to promote vibrant health and to tap the body’s latent energy reserves.

CHS PETS110 BASKETBALL - PHY005

Content Area: Physical Education
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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. This course offers college credit through Central Washington University. Please check with your counselor for additional information.

CHS SOCCER - PHY009

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

The purpose of this course is to enable students to develop knowledge and skills in soccer to be able to maintain or improve health-related lifelong fitness. Appropriate instructional practices and assessments are used to elicit evidence of student understanding and proficiency of course specific benchmarks related to the rules of the game, equipment needs, the demonstration of basic skills of the game and knowledge of different offensive and defensive strategies. Students will be able to: 1. Demonstrate knowledge of the basic rules of the game, positions and equipment needed to play the game. 2. Demonstrate knowledge and performance of skills necessary for active participation of the game. 3. Demonstrate basic offensive and defensive strategies teams may incorporate in playing the game.

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: 

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.) 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.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION: COOP TEAM SPORTS II - PHY110

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: 

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.) 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.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION: NET SPORTS - PHY112

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: 

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.) 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.

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: 

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.) 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.

 

 

 

AP PHYSICS I - SCI260/SCI261

Content Area: Science
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Lab Science
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. 

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.

CHS CHEM110 PREPARTION FOR GENERAL CHEMISTRY - SCI235/SCI236

Content Area: Science
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: CHEMISTRY OF THE 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 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.

 

CHS WILDLIFE, FORESTS AND YOU - SCI158/SCI159

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

 This is a year-long course dedicated to wildlife, forests, and people’s place in the ecosystem. The first semester will explore wildlife conservation, recovery programs, effects of man-made chemicals on wildlife, and current global issues. The second semester will explore forest ecosystems, conservation, wildlife, environmental issues, management, and the importance of forest products on our economy.

 

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.

INTRODUCTION TO FORENSICS - SCI154/SCI155

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

This yearlong class will focus on the history and development of forensic technology along with an explanation of current technique. It will include application of crime scene science and observation technique in a hands on setting. * Important: Due to the possible graphic nature of some of the topics to be discussed, a parent release form will need to be signed for participation in the class. 

MARINE SCIENCE - SCI228/SCI229

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

Marine Science is an integrated laboratory and project based third year science option. Students will study a variety of oceanic topics, comparing the geologic, physical, and chemical differences in the waters of the Puget Sound to marine habitats globally.   They will also examine a variety of marine organisms living in a vast array of global habitats, along with current research on the health of these organisms.

PHYSICS OF THE UNIVERSE - SCI161/SCI162

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

This course will explore physical processes govern everything in the Universe. Geoscienctists require a strong background in the laws of physics in order to interpret processes that shape the Earth system and phsicists benefit from applying their models in a range of contexts. In this course, students will use the science and engineering practices of the NGSS to understand the physical laws of our universe.

VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY - SCI160

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

This course will provide a rigorous science science option for students in a specific area of science namely life science and assist students in becoming college ready. . This course will explore the animal kingdom and the environment in which they live. Students that are considering a post-high school carrer in medical/dental/veterinary would benefit. 

 

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: Civics
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.  

AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY - SOC453/SOC454

Content Area: Social Studies
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: CWI
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. 

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: US History
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.  

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.

CHS POLI100 MODERN GOVERNMENT IN AMERICAN CONTEXT - SOC129

Content Area: Social Studies
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Civics
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

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.  

CIVICS - SOC128

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 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
Equivalent Credit: CWH
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. 

MULTICULTURAL STUDIES - SOC110

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: 

Multicultural Studies is a one-semester course that examines patterns in culture through diverse perspectives. This course focuses on multicultural issues as they relate to race, class, and gender. Students will demonstrate an understanding of how these issues affect our interdependent world through a variety of activities, projects, and presentations.

PSYCHOLOGY - SOC007

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: 

Psychology is a one-semester course which will develop student understanding of citizenship through diversity in patterns and change. Students will relate human development and emotion as they connect with their individual experiences through a variety of activities and projects. This is a practical course that allows students to take responsibility for their growth.

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: 

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. 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.

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
Equivalent Credit: US History
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.

ADAPTIVE PHYSICAL EDUCATION - ACPE21/ACPE22

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: 

This course is designed to develop student’s large and small motor skills, agility, strength, and general physical fitness. Appropriate behavior in grooming and leisure skills will be emphasized.  This course is designed for special education students who cannot receive benefit from general physical education courses, even with modifications and additional supports.

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.

 

CAREER AWARENESS - ACT161/ACT171

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: 

This course introduces students to job opportunities and job training. In addition to career planning, the course provides practice in finding, applying for, interviewing and maintaining a job. Work attitudes and habits will be emphasized. Money management skills and use of community resources may be included in addition to simulated work experience, on-campus job opportunities, and independent living survival skills.  Student needs, strengths, preferences, and interests will be explored and assessed.

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.

COMMUNITY TRANSITION - ACCT01/ACCT02

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 is to develop the necessary skills to successfully move from school to adult living and work. The course will concentrate on developing individual skills in the areas of residential living, community access, employment, and leisure. Instruction includes, but is not limited to, budgeting money, home management, social skills, citizenship, and personal organizational skills. Students will learn how to use a variety of transportation, exposure to and participation in, a variety of work experiences in both volunteer and possibly paid jobs. The program may also use local resources such as the library, restaurants, grocery stores, Kent Park Departments and other leisure venues. Students may make connections with adult agencies, including DVR, DDD, IAM Cares, Metro, and WISE. Student instruction and activities primarily occur in natural community environments. To participate, the student must be registered as part of the Transition Outreach Program.

CONSUMER MATH I-II - ACMA26/ACMA27

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 student learns multi-step applications in tax preparation, use of credit, banking, and other consumer related issues of adult life. Students strengthen math skills to be used in job placements.

HOME AND FAMILY LIFE - ACHF01/ACHF02

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 skills needed for living as independently as possible after high school with emphasis on personal hygiene, home and community safety, grocery shopping, food preparation, nutrition, and home management 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.

 

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
Equivalent Credit: Fine Arts
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
Equivalent Credit: Fine Arts
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.

AP FRENCH VII-VIII - FLF019/FLF020

Content Area: World Languages
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: FRENCH V-VI FLF005/FLF006
College Credit Option: AP
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

The AP French Language and Culture course emphasizes communication (understanding and being understood by others) by applying interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational skills in real-life situations. This includes vocabulary usage, language control, communication strategies, and cultural awareness. The AP French Language Culture course engages students in an exploration of culture in both contemporary and historical contexts. 

AP JAPANESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE - FLJ055/FLJ056

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

The AP Japanese Language and Culture course is designed to be comparable to college/university Japanese courses that represent the point at which students complete approximately 300 hours of college-level classroom instruction.  Like the corresponding college courses, the AP course supports students as they develop the productive, receptive, and cultural skills necessary to communicate with native speakers of Japanese.  Students’ proficiency levels at the end of the course are expected to reach at least the Intermediate Low to Intermediate Mid range, as described in the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).

AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE - FLS071/FLS072

Content Area: World Languages
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: FLS045/FLS046
College Credit Option: AP
Course Description: 

This course follows the guidelines for the College Board AP Spanish Language and Culture course and provides opportunities for students to demonstrate their proficiency in the modes of communication from the Intermedidate to the Pre-Advanced range.

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.

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.

SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS - FLS059/FLS060

Content Area: World Languages
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: 9th or 10th grade standing. Student must be Spanish speaking.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course is intended for 9th and 10th grade Spanish speaking students. Students will perfect their reading and writing skills in Spanish, while learning about the history and culture of Spanish speaking countries. Vocabulary expansion, correct language usage plus reading and writing in a variety of settings will be stressed. The class will be taught in Spanish. Many universities do not consider this type of course as meeting their admission requirements for foreign language.

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.