High School Course Catalog

Certificates

Certificate of Academic Excellence recognizes students completing a rigorous course of academic study. Students meeting the criteria will receive this certificate bearing a seal of recognition upon graduation.

 

Requirements for the certificate are as follows:

  1. Completion of all graduation requirements
  2. Minimum twenty-three (23) credits for the class of 2018. Minimum twenty-four(24) credits for the class of 2019 and beyond.
  3. Cumulative grade point average of 3.2 at the end of 7th semester
  4. Specific subjects and credits required as specified below

 

English Language Arts: 4.0 Credits

Grade 9 (Freshmen) At least 1.0 credit from the following:

Core English 9

ENG160/ENG161

Honors English 9

ENG905/ENG906

 

Grade 10 (Sophomore) At least 1.0 credit from the following:

Core English 10

ENG162/ENG163

Honors English 10

ENG168/ENG169


 

Grade 11 (Junior) At least 1.0 credit from the following:

Core English 11

ENG164/ENG165

Honors English 11

ENG170/ENG171

AP English Language and Composition

ENG172/ENG173

IB English I-II (HL)

ENG114/ENG115

 

Grade 12 (Senior) At least 1.0 credit from the following:

Core English 12

ENG162/ENG163

AP English Literature and Composition

ENG107/ENG108

IB English III-IV (HL) ENG116/ENG117

College Composition

ENG154

College Literature

ENG155

College Prep Vocab. & Writing

ENG320

UW Comparative Literature: American Ethnic Lit.

ENG175/ENG176

Mathematics: 3.0 Credit

AP Calculus AB

MAT209/MAT210

AP Calculus BC

MAT213/MAT214

AP Statistics

MAT220/MAT221

IB Mathematical Studies I-II (SL)

MAT307/MAT308

IB Mathematics Standard Level I-II (Calculus)

MAT319/MAT320

IB Mathematics Higher Level I-II (Beyond Calculus)

MAT313/MAT314

Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry I-II

MAT207/MAT208

UW Pre-Calculus

MAT112/MAT113

Science: 3.0 Credits (2 credits must be in lab sciences)

Advanced Science I

SCI107

Advanced Science II

SCI109   

AP Biology

SCI105/SCI106

AP Chemistry

SCI145/SCI146

AP Environmental Science

SCI120/SCI121

AP Physics B

SCI250/SCI251

AP Physics C: Mechanics

SCI245/SCI246

IB Biology I-II (HL) (First Year)

SCI125/SCI126

IB Biology III-IV (HL) (Second Year)

SCI127/SCI128

IB Chemistry I-II (SL)

SCI150/SCI151

IB Physics I-II (SL)

SCI252/SCI253

Biotechnology I-II

SCI083/SCI084

Chemistry I-II

SCI141/SCI142

Integrated Science I-II

SCI201/SCI202

Integrated Science III-IV

SCI203/SCI204

Physics I-II

SCI241/SCI242

UW Astronomy 101

SCI256/SCI257

UW Biology:  The Brain and Addiction

SCI233/SCI234

UW Chemistry

SCI235/SCI236

UW Climate and Climate Control

SCI122/SCI123

UW Earth and Space Science SCI152/SCI153

UW Oceanography

SCI231/SCI232

Social Studies: 3.0 Credits

Atleast 0.5 credits from the following:

AP European History

SOC455/SOC456

AP Human Geography

SOC453/SOC454

AP Macroeconomics

SOC519

AP Microeconomics

SOC509

AP Psychology

SOC010/SOC011

AP Government and Politics: United States

SOC511/SOC512

AP United States History

SOC451/SOC452

IB History III-IV (HL) (Second Year), 20th Century Topics

SOC120/SCO121

IB History I-II (HL) (First Year), History of the Americas

SCO461/SOC462

Civics

SOC128

Contemporary World Issues SOC514

Contemporary World Issues Honors

SOC516

Economics

SOC508

US History & Government I-II

SOC 463/SOC464

UW: US History since 1940

SOC433/SOC434

Contemporary World History SOC927/SOC928
Contemporary World History Honors SOC929/SOC930

 

Remainder of credits to make a total of 3.0 credits from the following:

IB Psychology (SL)

SOC012/SOC013

IB Theory of Knowledge

SOC425/SOC426

IB World Religions (SL)

SOC126/SOC127

American Government

SOC403   

Anthropology

SOC005   

Business Law

SOC107   

Community Service

SOC103   

Debate I-II

SOC501/SOC502 

Debate III-IV

SOC503/SOC504  

Debate V-VI

SOC505/SOC506 

Multicultural Studies

SOC110   

Psychology

SOC007   

Social Studies Elective

SOC999

Sociology

SOC009   

Spec. Topics Social Studies

SOC113   

Student Leadership

SOC419   

 

All International Baccalaureate and Running Start program courses apply within specific subject area toward the achievement of this award.

World Language: 2.0 Credits

2.0 credits earned must be of the same language.

 

Other certificates are available from some departments that recognize students completing a predetermined course of study in a specified area. Check with the counseling center or department curricular leaders for information about Certificates of Accomplishment and other awards.