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AP Art History
Course Numbers: 6061 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement Art History: In this course, students will explore the history and development of art and architecture in the western world from antiquity to the present, and will also examine and make connnections to art of non-European traditions and cultures. Students will develop a deeper appreciation of art in context, including issues of patronage, gender, social-political situations, and religion and will explore the intended purposes and functions of art in relation to history and culture. All classes will be held at the Worcester Art Museum. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement examination.
AP Art Studio
Course Numbers: 6071 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement Studio Art: In this course, students will determine a focus of exploration: Drawing; 2D Design, or 3D Design and use this focus to creatively and systematically investigate formal and conceptual issues. Students will address: a sense of quality in their work; a concentration that expands on a particular interest or problem; and the breadth of experience in the technical and expressive means of the artist. The portfolio will reveal independent thinking and analysis of culture through the making of art. As an Advanced Placement course, college content will be covered. Students will submit a portfolio of work, which serves as the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Music Theory
Course Numbers: 6181 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advance Placement Music Theory: In this course, students will develop, practice, and master music theory skills including dictation, sight-singing, listening skills, and keyboard harmony. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement examination.
AP English Lang
Course Numbers: 10041 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement English Language and Composition: In this course, students will become critical readers of non-fiction prose written in a variety of rhetorical contexts by skilled writers who compose for different purposes and audiences. Students will examine arguments in a variety of formats including speeches, founding documents, letters, and essays through the lens of the rhetorical triangle and learn to synthesize information to form well written arguments. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP English Lit
Course Numbers: 10031 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition: In this course, students will learn to closely read and critically analyze an array of complex imaginative literature. Teachers may organize the course by genre or by theme and will include a study of both American and world literature in a variety of genres and time periods. Students will develop critical standards for interpretation and a mature analytical writing style. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Chinese Lang and Cult
Course Numbers: 4231 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Area: Foreign Language
AP Chinese Language and Culture: In this course students will deepen their immersion into the language and culture of the Chinese-speaking world. Students will demonstrate their level of Chinese proficiency across the three communicative modes (Interpersonal, Interpretive, and Presentational) and the five goal areas (Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities) as outlined in the Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century. Students will be provided with ongoing and varied opportunities to further develop their proficiencies across the full range of language skills within a cultural frame of reference reflective of the richness of Chinese language and culture.
AP French
Course Numbers: 4101 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement French: In this course, which is comparable in content and rigor to French Composition and Conversation at the third year college level, students will explore the use of language for active communication; develop the ability to understand spoken and written French in a variety of contexts and the ability to express themselves coherently with fluency and accuracy. Students who enroll in this class should possess a strong command of French grammar and vocabulary and demonstrate competence in listening, reading, speaking, and writing. As an Advanced Placement course, college content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Spanish Language
Course Numbers: 4051 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement Spanish Language: In this course, students will engage in a rigorous course in Spanish Composition and Conversation at the third-year college level. Students will develop the ability to understand spoken and written Spanish in various contexts. Students will develop the ability to express themselves coherently, fluently, and accurately, with emphasis on the use of language for active communication.
AP Spanish Lit
Course Numbers: 10051 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement Spanish Literature: This course is designed to provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that of a third year college course in Pininsular and Latin American Literature. The course is designed to introduce students to the formal study of a representative body of Peninsular and Latin American literary texts.
AP Spanish Literature
Course Numbers: 4191 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement Spanish Literature: In this course, students will engage in a learning experience equivalent to that of a third year college course in Peninsular and Latin American Literature. Students will participate in a formal study of a representative body of Peninsular and Latin American literary texts. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Virtual HS
Course Numbers: 9111 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Area: General
Advanced Placement Virtual High School: In this course, students will enroll in on-line courses in order to develop personalized learning programs. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
Dual Enrollment
Course Numbers: 9101 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Dual Enrollment: In this course, students will be enrolled at their secondary school and dual enrolled at a community college, college, or university. Students who pass their class receive credit that may be applied toward a college degree.
AP Calculus AB
Course Numbers: 1071 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement Calculus AB: In this course, students will gain an intuitive understanding of the concepts of calculus and experience with its methods and applications. This course introduces calculus and includes the following topics: elementary functions; properties of functions and their graphs; limits and continuity; differential calculus (including definition of the derivative, derivative formulas, theorems about derivatives, geometric applications, optimization problems, and rate-of-change problems); and integral calculus (including antiderivatives and the definite integral). As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Calculus BC
Course Numbers: 1211 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement Calculus BC: In this course, students will gain an intuitive understanding of the concepts of calculus and experience with its methods and applications, and also additional knowledge of the theoretical tools of calculus. This course addresses all of the topics in AP Calculus AB as well as the following topics: vector functions, parametric equations, and polar coordinates; rigorous definitions of finite and nonexistent limits; derivatives of vector functions and parametrically defined functions; advanced techniques of integration and advanced applications of the definite integral; and sequences and series. As an Advanced Placement course college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Comp Sci Principles
Course Numbers: 1101 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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AP Computer Science Principles: In this course students will experience a multidisciplinary approach to the principles of computation. Students will be introduced to the creative aspects of programming, abstractions, algorithms, large data sets, the Internet, cybersecurity concerns and computing impacts. AP Computer Science Principles will give students the opportunity to use technology to address real-world problems and build relevant solutions. Together, these aspects of the course make up a rigorous and rich curriculum that aims to broaden participation in computer science. As an Advanced Placement course college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Computer Scienc
Course Numbers: 1091 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement Computer Science: In this course, students will solve problems by writing, running, and debugging computer programs; use commonly used algorithms and data structures; and develop and select appropriate algorithms and data structures to solve problems. Students will also code fluently in an object-oriented paradigm using Java. Furthermore, students will read and understand a large program consisting of several classes and interacting objects, showing an ability to read and understand a description of the design and development process leading to such a program. As an Advanced Placement course college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Statistics
Course Numbers: 1081 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement Statistics: In this course, students will be introduced to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students will be exposed to four broad conceptual themes: exploring data, sampling and experimentation, anticipating patterns, and statistical inference. As an Advanced Placement course college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Biology
Course Numbers: 2011 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 2.00
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Area: Science & Engineering
Advanced Placement Biology: This intensive lab-based science course is designed to be the equivalent of a college introductory Biology course. Students will develop explanations and predictions of natural phenomena as they design experiments, collect and analyze data, and interpret that data to draw conclusions. Topics will include: molecules and cells, heredity and evolution, organisms and populations. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered and students will take the Advanced Placement Exam.
AP Chemistry
Course Numbers: 2041 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 2.00
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Advanced Placement Chemistry: This intensive lab-based science course is designed to be the equivalent of a college introductory Chemistry course. Students will work with classmates to conduct meaningful laboratory investigations that let them observe chemical reactions and substances, interpret findings, and communicate results. Major topics studied are the structure of matter, states of matter, intermolecular forces, reactions, and how to use chemical calculations to solve problems. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered and students will take the Advanced Placement Exam.
AP Environmental Science
Course Numbers: 2231 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 2.00
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Advanced Placement Environmental Science: In this intensive, lab-based course, students will participate in hands-on, laboratory and field investigations. Students will study the interrelationships of the natural world; identify and analyze environmental problems, both natural and human-made; evaluate the relative risks associated with these problems; and examine alternative solutions. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered and students will take the Advanced Placement Exam.
AP Physics I
Course Numbers: 2061 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement Physics I: In this intensive lab-based science course, students will develop scientific critical thinking and reasoning skills as they design, conduct and analyze inquiry-based laboratory investigations in physics. Topics will include: Newtonian mechanics (including rotational motion); work, energy, and power; mechanical waves and sound; and introductory, simple circuits. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered and students will take the Advanced Placement Exam.
AP Physics II
Course Numbers: 2071 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement Physics II: In this intensive lab-based science course, students will develop scientific critical thinking and reasoning skills as they design, conduct and analyze inquiry-based laboratory investigations. Topics will include: fluid statics and dynamics; thermodynamics with kinetic theory; PV diagrams and probability; electrostatics; electrical circuits with capacitors; magnetic fields; electromagnetism; physical and geometric optics; and quantum, atomic, and nuclear physics. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered and students will take the Advanced Placement Exam.
AP Economics
Course Numbers: 3051 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement Economics: In this class, students will examine the principles of micro and macro economics. They will also study the differences between the functions of individuals within the economic system and the economic system as a whole. Student will also explore the development of analytical skills to emphasize the nature and function of product markets; the role of government v. the national income and price level determination; economic growth; and international economies. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Govt and Politics
Course Numbers: 3061 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement in United States Government & Politics: In this course, students will know important facts, concepts, and theories pertaining to U.S. government and politics, study the general concepts used to interpret U.S. government and politics and be able to analyze and interpret basic data relevant to U.S. government and politics (including data presented in charts, tables, and other formats). Students will become familiar with the various institutions, groups, beliefs, and ideas that constitute U.S. government and politics. As an Advanced Placement course college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Human Geography
Course Numbers: 3071 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement Human Geography: In this course, students will interpret maps and analyze geospatial data, understand and explain the implications of associations and networks among phenomena in places, recognize and interpret the relationships among patterns and processes at different scales of analysis, define regions and evaluate the regionalization process, and characterize and analyze changing interconnections among places. As an Advanced Placement course college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Mod Eur History
Course Numbers: 3081 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement Modern European History: In this course, students will study the history of Europe since 1450. Students will explore the cultural, economic, political, and social developments that played a fundamental role in shaping the world in which they live. Students will develop an understanding of some of the principal themes in modern European history; an ability to analyze historical evidence and historical interpretation; and an ability to express historical understanding in writing. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Psychology
Course Numbers: 3041 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement Psychology: In this course, students will examine the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of human beings and other animals. Students will explore the psychological facts, principles, and phenomena associated with each of the major subfields of psychology. Students will also learn about the ethics and methods psychologists implement in their science and practice. As a Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement examination.
AP US History
Course Numbers: 3031 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement United States History: In this course, students will develop analytic skills and factual knowledge necessary to deal critically with the problems and materials in U.S. history. Students will learn to assess historical materials-their relevance to a given interpretive problem, reliability, and importance-and to weight the evidence and interpretations presented in historical scholarship. Students will develop the skills necessary to arrive at conclusions on the basis of an informed judgment and to present reasons and evidence clearly and persuasively in essay format. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP World History
Course Numbers: 3011 (A)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Placement World History: In this course, students will develop greater understanding of the evolution of global processes and contacts in different types of human societies. The course highlights the nature of changes in global frameworks and their causes and consequences, as well as comparisons among major societies. AP World History offers an approach that lets students “do history” by guiding them through the steps a historian would take in analyzing historical events and evidence worldwide. It offers balanced global coverage, with Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania all represented. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement Examination.
2D Design
Course Numbers: 6062 (H), 6063 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Area: Art & Music
2D Design: In this course, students will use the Elements and Principles of Design to explore works on a Two Dimensional plane. Students will examine the difference between expression and communication as well engage in inquiry and problem-solving. Students will use traditional and digital media to understand the creative process by conceiving and completing a project that demonstrates experimentation, invention, and technical mastery. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
2D Design Magnet
Course Numbers: 6142 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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2D Design Magnet: In this course, students will refine their use of the Elements and Principles of Design to create a portfolio of work focusing on the two dimensional plane utilizing inquiry and problem-solving skills. With materials chosen from the 2D Design course (traditional or digital) students will complete an investigation, with evidence of complex ideas, that demonstrates intention, originality, innovation, and technical mastery. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
3D Design
Course Numbers: 6082 (H), 6083 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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3D Design: In this course, students will build on key understandings and skill and will use the Elements and Principles of Design to visualize, design and build works in a three dimensional plane, whether physical or virtual. Students will complete assignments and critiques in which they think through 3 Dimensional works in an additive and/or subtractive method and engage in reflection and critique of current sculptural practices. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
3D Design Magnet
Course Numbers: 6152 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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3D Design Magnet: In this course, students will refine their use of the Elements and Principles of Design to visualize, design, and build works in a three dimensional plane, whether physical or virtual. Students will focus their fabrication techniques through a strategic use of materials and will address issues of understanding and envisioning space, objects, and scale and the built environment. Students will complete assignments and critiques that demonstrate their ability to analyze 3 Dimensional works in an additive/subtractive manner. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Advanced 2D Design
Course Numbers: 6072 (H), 6073 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Advanced 2D Design: In this course, students will advance their use of the Elements and Principles of Design to create a portfolio of work focusing on the Two Dimensional plane, building on skills developed in the 2D Design course. Students will create portfolios with either traditional or digital materials that reveal intention, originality, and technical mastery. As as honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Advanced 3D Design
Course Numbers: 6092 (H), 6093 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Advanced 3D Design: In this course, students will explore the elements of art and principles of design while applying them to 3 dimensional format using various media. Students will explore historical periods to discover the roots of modern sculptural pieces and will complete critiques and assessment in order to refine the process of creative expression. Students will examine professional work as well as their own. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Advanced Drawing
Course Numbers: 6032 (H), 6033 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Advanced Drawing: In this course, students will deepen fundamentals introduced in the Drawing class and refine visual thoughts and ideas through self-selected media and techniques. Students will continue to work with the observed and imagined figue, still life, landscape, and thematic content. Students will further develop their analytical skills to critique their own art as well as art from various historical periods. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Advanced Painting
Course Numbers: 6052 (H), 6053 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Advanced Painting: In this course, students will deepen painting skills, concepts, and themes introduced in the Painting class. Students will further advance their painting on a two-dimensional surface, building structure and composition; color; flat pattern; modeling and light; and texture. Students will explore and research the history of the medium as well as examine its' transition into more contemporary practices. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
American Rhythm Tap
Course Numbers: 6442 (H), 6443 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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American Rhythm Tap - In this course, students will study a style of American Rhythm Tap using precise rhythmical patterns of foot movement and audible foot tapping. This style of dance is derived from the traditional clog dance of Northern England, the jigs and reels of Ireland and Scotland, and the rhythmic foot stamping of African dances. The class will engage in thorough warm-up exercises, across the floor combinations, rhythm and techniques emphasis, followed by routine and combination work. Focus in this class will include contemporary and improvisational and rhythm tap styles. Students learning outcomes will include the ability to analyze and break down warm-up and practice habits; a deep understanding of tap technique and terminology; and the ability to evaluate and relate tap dance with regard to contemporary culture. As an honors-level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Applied Music I
Course Numbers: 6402 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Applied Music I: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwriting. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Applied Music II
Course Numbers: 6412 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Applied Musicianship II: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwriting As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Applied Music III
Course Numbers: 6422 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Applied Musicianship III: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwritingAs an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Applied Music IV
Course Numbers: 6432 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Applied Musicianship IV: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwritingAs an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Art Apprec and Crit
Course Numbers: 6622 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Art Appreciation & Critique: In this course, students will become better writers through the arts. Students will integrate and evaluate content, develop arguments based on discipline specific content and engage in discourse with classmates while appreciating the multiple arts forms. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Art Found - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 6912 (H), 6913 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Art Found - Pt 1: In this course, students will engage in the visual experience through several art/design pathways, including 2D Design; Drawing and Painting; and 3D Design. Students will explore materials, techniques, concepts, and processes essential to understanding the visual art and will examine the the role of the artist in historical and contemporary culture. Students will also research, reflect upon, and critique artistic practices. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Art Foundations
Course Numbers: 6012 (H), 6013 (C), 6017 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Art Foundations: In this course, students will be introduced to the visual experience through several art/design pathways: 2D Design, Drawing and Painting, and 3D Design. Students will explore materials, concepts, and processes essential to understanding the visual arts and the role of the artist in historical and contemporary culture. Students will also participate in research, reflection, and critique of artistic practices. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Art Foundations Magnet
Course Numbers: 6112 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Art Foundations Magnet: In this course, students will engage in the visual experience through several art/design pathways, including 2D Design; Drawing and Painting; and 3D Design. Students will explore materials, techniques, concepts, and processes essential to understanding the visual art and will examine the the role of the artist in historical and contemporary culture. Students will also research, reflect upon, and critique artistic practices. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Art Foundations Pt1
Course Numbers: 61112 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Art Foundations Pt.1: In this course, students will be introduced to the visual experience through several art/design pathways: 2D Design, Drawing and Painting, and 3D Design. Students will explore materials, concepts, and processes essential to understanding the visual arts and the role of the artist in historical and contemporary culture. Students will also participate in research, reflection, and critique of artistic practices. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Art V
Course Numbers: 6102 (H), 6103 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Art V: In this course, students will expand their portfolio and address topic areas within a creative design project. Students will explore career paths in the arts as well prepare for presenting work to a larger audience by engaging in all aspects of exhibition design, promotion, and display. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Band - Orchestra I
Course Numbers: 6352 (H), 6353 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Band/Orchestra I: In this course, students will develop instrumental technique; intonation; balanced ensemble and musical literacy skills. Student will participate in multiple out of school time performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Band - Orchestra II
Course Numbers: 6362 (H), 6363 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Band/Orchestra II: In this course, students will develop instrumental technique; intonation; balanced ensemble and musical literacy skills. Student will participate in multiple out of school time performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Band - Orchestra III
Course Numbers: 6372 (H), 6373 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Band/Orchestra III: In this course, students will develop instrumental technique; intonation; solo and small skills; and music literacy skills. Students will participate in multiple out of school time performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Band - Orchestra IV
Course Numbers: 6382 (H), 6383 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Band/Orchestra IV: In this course, students will develop conducting skills; instrumental technique; intonation; and music analysis. Students will participate in multiple out of school time performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Brass Ensemble
Course Numbers: 6272 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Brass Ensemble: In this course, students will be coached in preparation for performance and develop chamber performance skills through the study of traditional brass chamber literature. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Chorus - Voc II
Course Numbers: 6302 (H), 6303 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Chorus/Vocal II: In this course, students will continue to develop musical and vocal skills in artistic choral and solo singing through the study of classical, folk and jazz repertoire. Beyond school time performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Chorus - Voc III
Course Numbers: 6312 (H), 6313 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Chorus/Vocal III: In this course, students will deepen their understanding of musical and vocal skills in artistic choral and solo singing through the study of classical, folk and jazz repertoire. Beyond school time performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Chorus - Voc IV
Course Numbers: 6322 (H), 6323 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Chorus/Vocal IV: In this course, students will expand their understanding of musical and vocal skills in artistic choral and solo singing through the study of classical, folk and jazz repertoire. Beyond school time performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Chorus-Voc I
Course Numbers: 6292 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Chorus/Vocal I: In this course, students will develop musical and vocal skills in artistic choral and solo singing through the study of classical, folk and jazz repertoire. Beyond school time performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Class Guitar
Course Numbers: 6462 (H), 6463 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Class Guitar: In this course, students will acquire basic skills and techniques of the many styles of guitar music. Students will engage in music reading; study of basic guitar chords; care and tuning of the instrument; and common strumming and picking styles. As an honors level class, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Comm Arts Intern
Course Numbers: 6682 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Community Arts Internship: In this course, students will discover the exciting world of Worcester's arts scene. Students will partner with a cultural organization that matches their interest in order to develop real life career skills. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance Conditioning
Course Numbers: 6532 (H), 6533 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Dance Conditioning - In this course, students will study the basics and fundamentals of Dance Conditioning. This course will help students maintain and enhance health related fitness through vigorous physical activity that aims to assist in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle. This course will focus on developing strength, endurance and flexibility through engaging in a wide variety of activities and dance steps. Students will develop agility, alertness, control, balance and coordination through movement and dance. As an honors levels course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance Ensemble
Course Numbers: 6502 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Dance Ensemble: In this course, students will prepare several performances and demonstrate their skill development and performance practice. Multiple solo and ensemble performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance for Fitness
Course Numbers: 6662 (H), 6663 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Dance for Fitness: In this course, students will explore basic dance education and appreciate dance as a physical activity and art form. Students will be introduced to basic jazz, ballet; modern tap and hip hop techniques. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance for Fun
Course Numbers: 6542 (H), 6543 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Dance for Fun - In this course, students will create, perform, and appreciate movement as a means of expression and communication. Students will learn basic movement that can be applicable to Musical Theatre, the study of music or any other type of physical/athletic activity. This course will focus on general movement that compliments students' theatrical, musical or artistic endeavors. Through this course students will improve body management skills, understand movement ad how to work with others to develop creativity and imagination. Students will use the body as a means of expression and communication, employing a range and variety of stimuli. Student will develop artistic and aesthetic understanding within and through movement. As an honors-level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance I
Course Numbers: 61012 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 2.00
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Dance I: In this course, students will study beginner/intermediate ballet and modern jazz, improvisation and choreography. Multiple beyond school commitments are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance II
Course Numbers: 61022 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 2.00
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Dance II: In this course, students will study classical ballet, modern jazz, choreography and dance history. Multiple solo and ensemble performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance III
Course Numbers: 61032 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 2.00
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Dance III: In this course, students will study advanced ballet, modern jazz, intermediate modern dance, dance history, improvisation and choreography. Multiple solo and ensemble performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance IV
Course Numbers: 61042 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 2.00
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Dance IV: In this course, students will study advanced ballet, modern jazz, intermediate modern dance, dance history, improvisation and choreography. Multiple solo and ensemble performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance Magnet I
Course Numbers: 6922 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 2.00
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Dance Magnet I: In this course, students will study beginner/intermediate ballet and modern jazz, improvisation and choreography. Multiple beyond school commitments are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance Magnet II
Course Numbers: 6932 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 2.00
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Dance Magnet II: In this course, students will study classical ballet, modern jazz, choreography and dance history. Multiple solo and ensemble performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance Magnet III
Course Numbers: 6942 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 2.00
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Dance Magnet III: In this course, students will study advanced ballet, modern jazz, intermediate modern dance, dance history, improvisation and choreography. Multiple solo and ensemble performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance Magnet IV
Course Numbers: 6952 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 2.00
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Dance Magnet IV: In this course, students will study advanced ballet, modern jazz, intermediate modern dance, dance history, improvisation and choreography. Multiple solo and ensemble performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Drawing
Course Numbers: 6022 (H), 6023 (C), 6027 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Drawing: In this course, students will learn to visualize thoughts and ideas through different media and techniques and begin to work with the observed and imagined figure, still life, landscape, and thematic content. Students will further develop their analytical skills to critique their own art as well as from various historical periods. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Drawing Magnet
Course Numbers: 6122 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Drawing Magnet: In this course, students will refine and visualize thoughts and ideas through self-selected media and techniques. Students will work with the observed and imagined figure; still life; landscape; and thematic content and will further develop their analytical skills to critique their own art as well as art from various historical periods. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Fund of Acting - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 6572 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Fundamental of Acting - Pt 2: In this course, students will develop acting skills through scene study, improvisation, character development, introduction to text analysis and beginning audition techniques. Students will study technical theater, Greek and Roman theater history, and writing about theater. Multiple performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Handbell Choir
Course Numbers: 6472 (H), 6473 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Handbell Choir: In this course, students will perform traditional repertoire on hand bells. Multiple performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Hip Hop
Course Numbers: 6652 (H), 6653 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Hip Hop - In this course, students will learn the basics and fundamentals of Hip Hop Dance and will gain an understanding and application of the fundamentals of this dance approach. Emphasis will be placed on movement that can be clearly executed while employing basic rhythm and movement coordination. The student will focus proper execution and placement while developing rhythmic skills, dynamics, spatial awareness and movement quality. As an honors course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Intro Music Hist
Course Numbers: 6642 (H), 6643 (C)
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Intoduction to Music History: In this course, students will survey musical forms and styles of Western Europe from 500-1945 C.E. Students will develop skills in collaborative learning, critical listening, and research. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Intro Music Theory
Course Numbers: 6632 (H), 6633 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Introduction to Music Theory: In this course, students will explore the written language of music with an emphasis on rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic notation, ear training, sight reading, composition, and harmonic structure. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Intro to Mus Theory Pt1
Course Numbers: 61122 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Introduction to Music Theory Pt. 1: In this course, students will explore the written language of music with an emphasis on rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic notation, ear training, sight reading, composition, and harmonic structure. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Intro to Theater I - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 6562 (H), 6563 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Introduction to Theater I - Pt 1: In this course, students will develop acting skills through scene study, improvisation, character development, introduction to text analysis and beginning audition techniques. Students will study technical theater, theater history, and writing about theater. Multiple performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Jazz Ensemble
Course Numbers: 6252 (H), 6262 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Jazz Ensemble: In this course, student will explore multiple styles of jazz, with an emphasis on improvisations. Students will participate in several performances annually. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Madrigal Singers I
Course Numbers: 6222 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Madrigal Singers I: In this course, students will study and perform chamber choral repertoire and improve their singing, balanced ensemble skills and musical literacy skills. Students will participate in multiple performances and competitions. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Madrigal Singers II
Course Numbers: 6232 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Madrigal Singers II: In this course, students will study and perform chamber choral repertoire and improve their singing, balanced ensemble skills and musical literacy skills. Students will participate in multiple performances and competitions. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Madrigal Singers III
Course Numbers: 6242 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Madrigal Singers III: In this course, students will study and perform chamber choral repertoire and improve their singing, balanced ensemble skills and musical literacy skills. Students will participate in multiple performances and competitions. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Music Appreciation
Course Numbers: 6482 (H), 6483 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Music Appreciation: In this course, students will survey major periods and styles of classical, popular, and world music; review music literacy concepts; and explore music analysis. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Music Appreciation - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 6672 (H), 6673 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Music Appreciation - Pt 1: In this course, students will survey major periods and styles of classical, popular and world music, review music literacy concepts and explore music analysis. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Music Magnet I
Course Numbers: 6162 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Music Magnet I: In this course, students will explore music theory;solfege;music history;music literature;criticism;instrumental or vocal technique;rehearsal practice; and conducting. Students will participate in solo, chamber, and large ensemble performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Music Magnet II
Course Numbers: 6172 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Music Magnet II: In this course, students will continue the study of music theory;solfege;music history;music literature;criticism;instrumental or vocal technique;and conductings. Students will participate in solo, chamber, and large ensemble performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Music Magnet III
Course Numbers: 6182 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Music Magnet III: In this course, students will continue the study of music theory;solfege;music history;music literature;criticism;instrumental or vocal technique;and conductings. Students will participate in solo, chamber, and large ensemble performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Music Magnet IV
Course Numbers: 6192 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Music Magnet IV: In this course, students will deepen study music theory, solfege, music history, music literature, composition, criticism, instrumental or vocal technique, and conducting. Students are required to participate in solo, chamber and large ensemble performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Music Theory I
Course Numbers: 6202 (H), 6193 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Music Theory I: In this course, students will develop basic musicianship skills in sight-singing; reading and writing musical notation; intervals; scales; rhythm; harmony keyboard skills; and dictation.
Painting
Course Numbers: 6042 (H), 6043 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Painting: In this course, students will advance their painting on a two-dimensional surface, building structure and composition; color; flat pattern; modeling and light; and texture. Students will explore and research the history of the medium, as examine its' transition to more contemporary practices. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Painting Magnet
Course Numbers: 6132 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Painting Magnet: In this course, students will continue to deepen painting skills, concepts and themes introduced in the Painting class. Students further advance their painting on a two dimensional surface; building structure and composition, color, flat pattern, modeling and light, and texture. Students will explore and research the history of the medium as well as understand it's transition into more contemporary practices. As a magnet level class, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments
Percussion Ensemb
Course Numbers: 6692 (H), 6693 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Percussion Ensemble: In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of playing percussion instruments and the application of musicianship skills to the genre. Students will develop skills and knowledge in the areas of mallets, drum set, beginning rhythmic reading, percussion ensemble, and sight-reading. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Photography
Course Numbers: 6612 (H), 6613 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Photography: In this course, students will deepen their understanding of the elements of art and principles of design will exploring possibilities through a camera lens. Students will demonstrate knowledge of line, shape, form, color, texture, and space while incorporating them into art work that shows the proper use of balance, repetition, rhythm, scale, proportion, unity, harmony, and emphasis. Students will examine the works of artists from various time periods. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Piano I
Course Numbers: 6332 (H), 6333 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Piano I: In this course, students will study the standard piano repertoire with a focus on developing technical skill and artistic expression. Recital performance is required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Piano II
Course Numbers: 6342 (H), 6343 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Piano II: In this course, students will continue to study the standard piano repertoire with a focus on expanding technical skill and artistic expression. Recital performance is required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Show Choir
Course Numbers: 6452 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Show Choir: In this course, students will combine music, dance, and theater into a performance discipline. Students will rehearse and perform choreographed choral arrangements that are accompanied by student musicians. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Songwriting
Course Numbers: 6702 (H), 61002 (H), 61003 (C), 6703 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Songwriting: In this course, students will analyze standard song forms, styles and lyric structures, compose and record their own songs and study songwriting in multiple genres. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
String Orchestra
Course Numbers: 6392 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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String Orchestra: In this course, students will study challenging traditional string repertoire, develop chamber ensemble skills and perform several times annually. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater I
Course Numbers: 6552 (H), 6553 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Theater I: In this course, students will develop acting skills through scene study, improvisation, character development, introduction to text analysis and beginning audition techniques. Students will study technical theater, Greek and Roman theater history, and writing about theater. Multiple performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater II
Course Numbers: 6582 (H), 6583 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Theater II: In this course, students will develop acting skills through scene study, improvisation and text analysis. Students will also study directing, set and stage design and theater history from the Wakefield Mystery Cycle through the Elizabethan Era. Multiple performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater III
Course Numbers: 6592 (H), 6593 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Theater III: In this course, students will refine acting, directing and audition skills, study theater history through the mid-1800s and develop skills in writing and research in the area of theater. Multiple performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater IV
Course Numbers: 6602 (H), 6603 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Theater IV: In this course students will focus on advanced acting skills, style and dialect, playwriting, directing, theater history from realism to the present day, audition and portfolio development. Multiple performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater Magnet I
Course Numbers: 6962 (H), 61052 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Theater Magnet I: In this course, students will focus on the further development of activing skills through scene study, improvisation with special emphasis on character development, introduction to text Analysis and beginning audition techniques. Students will also study technical theater, stage managements, set, lighting and stage design costuming and make-up and theater history from Classical Greece through the fall of Rome. Students will participate in workshop productions, attend and review professional theatrical productions and develop skills in collaboration, creativity and innovation. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater Magnet II
Course Numbers: 6972 (H), 61062 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Theater Magnet II: In this course, students will focus on the advanced development of acting skills through scene study, improvisation and text analysis. Students are introduced to the director’s craft, set design and implementation and theater history from the Wakefield Cycle through the Elizabethan Era. Students will participate in workshop productions, attend and review professional theatrical productions and develop skills in collaboration, creativity and innovation while expanding their expertise, understanding of context and artistic intent. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater Magnet III
Course Numbers: 61072 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Theater Magnet III: In this course, students will refine advanced acting skills and directing skills. An emphasis on the audition for professional theater is included as well as theater history from the Restoration through the mid-1800s. Students are required to write critiques of professional theatrical productions, participate in multiple roles in ensemble work and complete research assignments. Students may participate in internships whenever possible. Students will continue to develop their own artistic voice through an increased understanding of methods to demonstrate intent and context of a theatrical work. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater Magnet IV
Course Numbers: 61082 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Theater Magnet IV: In this course, students will focus on advanced acting skills, emphasis on style and dialect, playwriting, directing in various genres, history from realism through the present and audition preparation and portfolio/resume development. Students are required to write critiques of professional theatrical productions, develop scripts, participate in multiple roles in ensemble work and complete research assignments. Students may participate in internships whenever possible. Students will continue to develop their own artistic voice through an increased understanding of methods to demonstrate intent and context of a theatrical work. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Wind Chamber
Course Numbers: 6282 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Wind Chamber: In this course, students will be coached in preparation for performance and develop chamber performance skills through the study of traditional wing chamber literature. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Music and Multi Tech
Course Numbers: 7362 (H), 7363 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Music and Multimedia Technology: In this course, students will examine the relationship between current technology and music composition; recording; live audio; radio and music management. In this co-curricular class, students will study the ways in which business practices and multimedia knowledge intersect with the creation and promotion of music and will acquire basic skills in audio recording; live sound mixing; music composition; multimedia technology; poster and program design; concert management; press release writing; and web promotion. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments. At least one Business & Technology Course and/or Music class is a prerequisite for this course.
Marketing I
Course Numbers: 7422 (H), 7423 (C), 7293 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Marketing I: In this course, students will explore market research; the purchasing process; distribution systems; salesmanship; sales promotions; shoplifting and theft control; business management; and entrepreneurship.
Marketing II
Course Numbers: 7302 (H), 7432 (H), 7433 (C), 7303 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Marketing II: In this course, students will practice the skills necessary to compete in the workplace. In this hands-on class, students will create documents, send communications, and implement projects. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Fundamentals of Health
Course Numbers: 5142 (H), 5143 (C), 8173 (C), 8833 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Fundamentals of Health: In this course, students will explore a wide range of topics, including personal health (nutrition; mental health and stress management; drug/alcohol abuse prevention; disease prevention; and first aid) and consumer health issues. Students will also examine brief studies of environmental health, personal development, and community resources. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
HSA Laboratory Skills
Course Numbers: 5172 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Health Science Academy Laboratory: In this course students will study topics that will prepare them for the American Red Cross Exam, the Nurses Aide Competency Exam and supports students in becoming competent with their skills and knowledge. The course curriculum prepares students to perform competently in the lab, at the clinical experience, and as a professional in the future. Students enrolled in this course must take the state Certified Nursing Assistant exam at the conclusion of the coursework. The curriculum in this course promotes individual growth and emphasizes patient independence. The curriculum meets federal and state guidelines, enabling the nursing assistant to assume an effective career as an employee. The course content will stimulate the nursing assistant to pursue and continue with personal and professional growth. The objectives will be accomplished through meaningful teacher-student relationships with an emphasis on the basic nursing care skills for a patient in the long-term care facility. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Human Physiology
Course Numbers: 5112 (H), 8183 (C), 8323 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Human Physiology: In this course, students will study the human body at the cellular, tissue, organ and systemic levels, focusing on structure, function, and a selection of related diseases of each organ system. Students will acquire a knowledge of medical terminology and utilize this specialized vocabulary in their oral and written work. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Intro Tech - Eng
Course Numbers: 5012 (H), 5013 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Introduction to Technology and Engineering: In this course, students will gain and apply relevant safety knowledge, complete and discuss academic and career plans, and acquire appropriate academic content knowledge within a project-based environment. Students will use a problem-solving model to improve existing products and invent new ones and will explore the many career pathways offered within the engineering field including software, electrical, construction, communication systems, and robotics. Students will utilize sophisticated three-dimensional modeling software to communicate the details of the products. Students will acquire the skills necessary to analyze potential solutions and communicate ideas to others. Students will be assessed using proficiency standards in preparation for the attainment of a Certificate of Proficiency. (COP) This course is part of a Chapter 74 approved program and incorporates standards from the Engineering Technology Vocational Framework. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Academic Lit I
Course Numbers: 10122 (H), 10129 (H), 10123 (C), 10124 (C), 10125 (C), 10126 (C), 10127 (C), 10128 (C), 10120 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Academic Literacy I: In this course, students will learn to appreciate the varied reasons for reading; discuss texts as a community of readers; and apply comprehension strategies to academic texts. Students will engage in activities that increase or improve reading comprehension, reading technique, vocabulary acquisition, and general literacy skills.
Academic Lit I - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 10132 (H), 10133 (C), 10134 (C), 10135 (C), 10136 (C), 10137 (C), 10138 (C), 10139 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Academic Literacy I - Pt 1: In this course, students will learn to appreciate the varied reasons for reading, discuss texts as a community of readers, and apply comprehension strategies to academic texts. Students will write to learn on a daily basis. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Academic Lit I - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 10142 (H), 10143 (C), 10144 (C), 10145 (C), 10146 (C), 10147 (C), 10148 (C), 10149 (C), 10140 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Academic Literacy I - Pt 2: In this course, students will continue to expand their reading strategies in order to increase fluency and comprehension of increasing rigorous fiction and non-fiction texts. Students will write to learn on a daily basis.
Academic Lit II
Course Numbers: 10152 (H), 10153 (C), 10154 (C), 10155 (C), 10156 (C), 10157 (C), 10158 (C), 10159 (C), 10150 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Academic Literacy II: In this course, students will learn to appreciate the varied reasons for reading, discuss texts as a community of readers, and apply comprehension strategies to academic texts. Students will engage in activities that increase or improve reading comprehension, reading technique, vocabulary acquisition, and general literacy skills.. Students will write to learn on a daily basis.
Academic Lit III
Course Numbers: 10162 (H), 10169 (H), 10163 (C), 10164 (C), 10165 (C), 10166 (C), 10167 (C), 10168 (C), 10160 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Academic Literacy III: In this course, students will learn to appreciate the varied reasons for reading, discuss texts as a community of readers, and apply comprehension strategies to academic texts. Students will engage in activities that increase or improve reading comprehension, reading technique, vocabulary acquisition, and general literacy skills.
Academic Lit IV
Course Numbers: 10172 (H), 10173 (C), 10174 (C), 10175 (C), 10176 (C), 10177 (C), 10178 (C), 10179 (C), 10170 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Academic Literacy IV: In this course, students will learn to appreciate the varied reasons for reading, discuss texts as a community of readers, and apply comprehension strategies to academic texts. Students will engage in activities that increase or improve reading comprehension, reading technique, vocabulary acquisition, and general literacy skills.
Creative Writing
Course Numbers: 10182 (H), 10392 (H), 10183 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Creative Writing: In this course, students will improve their technique and individual style in poetry, short story, drama, essay and other forms of writing. Student may study exemplary models and authors to obtain a fuller appreciation of the form and craft. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Digital Media Res
Course Numbers: 10252 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Digital Media Research: In this course, students will use digital and media resources to explore rich content and strengthen literacy strategies. Students will use the web and program-based sources to conduct research, evaluate the veracity of sources, prepare, present and defend their research to others using appropriate academic forms of discourse. At the conclusion of the course, students will conduct on-line and web-based research in several discipline areas. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
English I
Course Numbers: 10012 (H), 10019 (H), 10013 (C), 10014 (C), 10015 (C), 10016 (C), 10017 (C), 10018 (C), 10010 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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English I: In this course, students will study vocabulary acquisition skills and reading strategies to comprehend increasingly rigorous fiction and non-fiction texts in all genre including short story, poetry, drama, novel and essay. Students will draft and edit clearly written and logically organized arguments, informative/explanatory essays and narratives using evidence from texts. Students will work collaboratively on assignments and projects throughout the course and will learn to present their creative and analytical work in a variety of formats.
English II
Course Numbers: 10022 (H), 10029 (H), 10023 (C), 10024 (C), 10025 (C), 10026 (C), 10027 (C), 10028 (C), 10020 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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English II: In this course, students will study increasingly complex texts in a variety of genre in order to improve their reading comprehension, to determine the author’s intent and purpose and to recognize the techniques used by the author to deliver his or her message. Students will also learn about how to vary written expression according to purpose, topic and audience as they draft and edit logically organized arguments, informative/explanatory essays and narratives using relevant and specific evidence from texts. Students will work collaboratively on specified assignments and projects and will present their creative and analytical work in a variety of formats.
English III
Course Numbers: 10032 (H), 10039 (H), 10033 (C), 10034 (C), 10035 (C), 10036 (C), 10037 (C), 10038 (C), 10030 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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English III: In this course, students will study primarily American literature with a focus on understanding this country's written language, literary expression, and artistic development. Student will continue to improve their reading comprehension and writing skills, emphasizing clear, logical writing patterns; word choice; a variety of rhetorical strategie; and use of literary conventions and stylistic devices.
English IV
Course Numbers: 10042 (H), 10049 (H), 10043 (C), 10044 (C), 10045 (C), 10046 (C), 10047 (C), 10048 (C), 10040 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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English IV: In this course, students will study world literature and composition, often focusing on a particular timeframe of history. Students will improve their critical thinking skills as they determine the underlying assumptions and values within the selected works. Students will continue to write critical, comparative, and analytical essays, as well as one or more major research papers.
Journalism I
Course Numbers: 10052 (H), 10053 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Journalism I: In this course, students are introduced to popular media, their particular functions and their guiding principles. As a result of wide and frequent reading and composing during the course, students learn about the community of writers and readers that comprise our contemporary culture, preparing them to enter the discourse that is central to our democracy. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Journalism II
Course Numbers: 10082 (H), 10083 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Journalism II: In this course, students will continue to study the purpose, formats, and audience of popular media. Students will act as the eyes, ears, and voice of their school community, seeking out matters of concern and interest and communicating them to their fellow students in writing. Students will maximize class time researching, interviewing, and composing articles. Students will also examine articles that teach specific journalistic techniques. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
ASL I
Course Numbers: 4172 (H), 4173 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Area: Foreign Language
American Sign Language I: In this course, students will learn approximately 700 functional words, basic grammar and syntax and how to fingerspool the manual alphabet. Students will experience ASL through unit lessons, interactive practice, videotaps and simple storytelling. Students will practice the use of signing space and non-manual components, including facial expression and body postures. Students will also explore regional, national, and global sign variations, as well as historical, political, and educational institutions of deaf culture. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
ASL II
Course Numbers: 4182 (H), 4183 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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American Sign Language II: In this course, which is a continuation of American Sign Language I, students will learn through unit lessons, interactive practice, videotapes, and storytelling. Students will engage in vocabulary building; formation of grammatical structures; and extensive use of non-manual behaviors, classifiers, body postures, and signing space. Students also explore research, reading, writing, and class interctions involving reflections on currents issues of the deaf culture/community; practice critical thinking; and participate in class debates. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
ASL III
Course Numbers: 4192 (H), 4193 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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American Sign Language III: In this course, which is a continuation of ASL I and II, students will learn through unit lessons, interactive practice, videotapes, lexicon building, storytelling, songs, and poetry. Students will also further develop expressive and receptive competence by using ASL to fulfill various communicative functions, such as making and responding to inquiries and constructing and comprehending narratives. Student will engage in critical thinking and class debates through research, reading, writing and class interactions involving reflections on current issues within the deaf culture. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
French 1
Course Numbers: 4512 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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(This course is the credit bearing course for French taken in the 8th grade.) French I: In this course, which is designed for students with no previous study of French, students will be introduced to the skills of listening, speaking, reading writing in French, with a primary emphasis on the development of communication skills. Students will also explore French culture and customs. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
French I
Course Numbers: 4082 (H), 4083 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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French I: In this course, which is designed for students with no previous study of French, students will be introduced to the skills of listening, speaking, reading writing in French, with a primary emphasis on the development of communication skills. Students will also explore French culture and customs. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
French II
Course Numbers: 4092 (H), 4093 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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French II: In this course, students will expand their vocabulary, increase their facility with idioms and grammatical structures, and increase their appreciation of French culture and customs. Students will also expand their proficiency in communication through the development of skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated place. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
French III
Course Numbers: 4102 (H), 4103 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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French III: In this course, students will participate in creative and real life communication. Students will explore thematic units that provide opportunities to utilize a full range of structure and skills. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
French IV
Course Numbers: 4112 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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French IV: In this course, which in conducted in French, students will refine their communication skills based upon selected readings of French culture, current events, and personal experience. As a honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
French V
Course Numbers: 4122 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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French V: In this course, students will fully integrate all language learning skills, with communication as the primary goal. Students will also deepen their appreciation of French literatute and culture and effectively implement the recommended strands of second language acquistion, namely communication; comparing and contrasting; connecting with other disciplines; cultural awareness; and community involvement. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Latin I
Course Numbers: 4132 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Latin I: In this course, students will explore the life, customs, geography, and culture of the ancient Romans. Students will also engage in examining Latin vocabulary as a source of English derivatives; translation is both from Latin to English and from English to Latin. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Latin II
Course Numbers: 4142 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Latin II: In this course, student will continue to deepen their knowledge of grammar, vocabulary and culture. Students will translate original texts, including Jason and the Argonauts and selections from Caesar's Gallic Wars. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Latin III
Course Numbers: 4152 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Latin III: In this course, students will examine several of the major speeches of Marcus Tullius Cicero, most notably the orations against Cataline to facilitate a greater understanding of speechmaking and deliverance. Students will further study Latin grammar through examination of the works of Sallust, Pliny, Ovid, with a special emphasis on Marcus Tullius Cicero. As a honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Latin IV
Course Numbers: 4162 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Latin IV: In this course, students will examine the Aeneid by Virgil and compare it to the Odyssey by Homer. Students will also be introduced to Metamorpheses by Ovid; Martial's epigrams; Catullus' songs; and Homer's odes in Latin. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent work and course assignments.
Mandarin I
Course Numbers: 4202 (H), 4522 (H), 4203 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Mandarin I: In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of oral and written communication in Mandarin (Standard) Chinese. Students will practice listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Mandarin. Students will become familiar with Chinese culture and communities and be able to make connections and comparisons between the Chinese language and culture and their own. Students will engage in practical and functional mastery of the language through the completion of project-based assessments. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Mandarin II
Course Numbers: 4212 (H), 4213 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Mandarin II: In this course, students will build upon the fundamentals of oral and written communication mastered in Mandarin I to deepen their understanding and use of the Chinese language by practicing, listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Chinese. Students will examine Chinese culture and communities and be able to make connections and comparisons between Chinese language and culture and their own. Students will engage in practical and functional mastery of the language through the completion of project-based assessments. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Mandarin III
Course Numbers: 4222 (H), 4223 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Mandarin III: In this course, students will continue to broaden their knowledge of Chinese Mandarin by the addition of more practical, daily life topics in order further their understanding of the impact of traditional philosophy on every day life in China. These topics include transportation; food and drink; weather and travel; shopping; hospital and medical assistance; and vacation plans. Students will also explore important historical and current events in China. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Mandarin IV
Course Numbers: 4232 (H), 4233 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Mandarin IV: In this course, students will further their knowledge of Mandarin Chinese by improving their skills in listening, speaking, and oral comprehension and become more proficient in reading and writing Chinese characters. Students will also acquire knowledge of Chinese idioms, poems, and popular modern expressions and will deepen their study of Chinese culture and history. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Mandarin V
Course Numbers: 4242 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Mandarin V: In this course, students will continue to further their knowledge of Mandarin Chinese by improving their skills in listening, speaking, and oral comprehension and become more proficient in reading and writing Chinese characters. Students will also acquire knowledge of Chinese idioms, poems, and popular modern expressions and will deepen their study of Chinese culture and history. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Spanish - Native Speakers
Course Numbers: 4022 (H), 4042 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Spanish/Native Speakers: In this course, students whose native language is Spanish, will study fundamental grammar and culture; develop comprehension skills through the study of reading selections; examine the various cultures of Spanish-speaking countries; and further develop their oral and written communication skills. This course, which is conducted in Spanish, is an honors level course where content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Spanish I
Course Numbers: 4012 (H), 4502 (H), 4013 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Spanish I: In this course, students will be introduced to communication skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) in Spanish, as well as to Spanish culture and customs. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Spanish II
Course Numbers: 4032 (H), 4033 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Spanish II: In this course, students will expand their vocabulary, increase their facility with idioms and grammatical structures, and augment their appreciation of Spanish culture and customs. Students will work to increase their proficiency in communication through listening, speaking, reading, and writing. As a honors level class, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent classwork and assignments.
Spanish III
Course Numbers: 4052 (H), 4053 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Spanish III: In this course, students will participate in the development of creative and real life communication skills. Students will complete thematic units of study designed to promote opportunities for utilization of a full range of learned structures and skills. As a honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and wil be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Spanish IV
Course Numbers: 4062 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Spanish IV: In this course, which is conducted in Spanish, students will refine their communication skills based upon selected reading of Spanish literature, current events, and personal experience. As a honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Spanish V
Course Numbers: 4072 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Spanish V: In this course, students will effectively implement the recommended strands of second language acquisition, specifically communication; comparing and contrasting; connecting with other disciplines; cultural awareness; and community involvement. Students will fully integrate language learning skills with communication as the primary goal and deepen their appreciation of Spanish literature and culture. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Braille I
Course Numbers: 9222 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Braille I: In this course, students will acquire communication skills relative to blindness and visual impairment. Students will study the literary code and the Nemeth code and practice other forms of communication for the blind and visually impaired related to assistive technology. This course is specifically designed for students who are blind or visually impaired. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Braille II
Course Numbers: 9232 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Braille I: In this course, students will acquire communication skills relative to blindness and visual impairment. Students will study the literary code and the Nemeth code and practice other forms of communication for the blind and visually impaired related to assistive technology. This course is specifically designed for students who are blind or visually impaired. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments. Braille I is a prerequisite for this course.
Diesel Technology I
Course Numbers: 7372 (H), 7373 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Diesel Technology II - In this course, students will learn the basic design and functions of diesel engines, perform routine and preventative maintenance, build, rebuild and repair all parts of automotive equipment. In addition, students will learn to diagnose any mechanical, electrical, breakdown or failure, troubleshoot and perform failure analysis of the components parts and systems, inspect equipment used, read precision instruments including micrometers, dial indicators, bored gauges, and when applicable use welding skills. As an honor level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete independent coursework and assignments.
Diesel Technology II
Course Numbers: 7382 (H), 7383 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Diesel Technology II - In this course, students will continue to advance knowledge of the design and functions of diesel engines, perform routine and preventative maintenance, build, rebuild and repair all parts of automotive equipment. Students will also advance in their abilities to diagnose any mechanical, electrical breakdown or failure, troubleshoot and perform failure analysis of the components parts and systems, inspect equipment used, read precision instruments including micrometers, dial indicators, bored gauges, and when applicable use welding skills. As an honor level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete independent coursework and assignments.
Robotics I
Course Numbers: 7212 (H), 7213 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Robotics I: In this course, students will explore computer programming; physics; and computer aided design. Students will work in teams to design, build, program and test increasingly more complex VEX-based robots, culminating in participation in the VEX regional robotics competitions. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Robotics II
Course Numbers: 7222 (H), 7223 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Robotics II: In this course, students will experience in design and construction using Solidworks 3D CAD software and will learn engineering design fundamentals, including problem analysis; problem solving; 2D and 3D drawing and measurement; 3D component and assembly design; materials properties; and construction techniques. Students will also examine electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic systems using the FIRST Robotics competition, as well as other design projects. Completion of Algebra I and Geometry are prerequisites for this course. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Seminar I
Course Numbers: 9212 (H), 9362 (H), 9382 (H), 9213 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Seminar I: In this course, students will investigate college and career opportunities in areas of interest to them. Students will develop research and investigatory skills; presentation skills; interpersonal skills; group process skills; and problem-solving and critical thinking skills. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent course work and assignments.
Seminar II
Course Numbers: 9372 (H), 9392 (H), 9402 (H), 9373 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Seminar II: In this course, students will investigate college and career opportunities in areas of interest to them. Students will develop research and investigatory skills; presentation skills; interpersonal skills; group process skills; and problem-solving. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Virtual High School
Course Numbers: 9162 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Virtual High School Courses
Virtual HS
Course Numbers: 9112 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Virtual High School Courses
Drugs and Society
Course Numbers: 8312 (H), 8313 (C), 8193 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Area: Health Programs
Drugs and Society: In this course, students will examine the health risks of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco and explore the negative consequences of these products. Students will also acquire coping strategies to resist the influences that may entice them to use these substances.
Adv Quantitative Reason
Course Numbers: 1262 (H), 1263 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Quantitative Reasoning (AQR) - In this course, students will study concepts of algebra, geometry, statistics and probability in relevant, engaging contexts, emphasizing statistical and financial applications. Students will solve real-world problems and apply concepts of Algebra to decision-making through the analysis of data, modeling change, and mathematical relationships. As an honors-level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Adv Top Computer Sci
Course Numbers: 1182 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Topics in Computer Science: In this course, students will extend their foundation in computer programming. This course addresses computer technology and information technology, emphasizing the role of computers as tools to communicate more effectively, conduct research more efficiently, and increase productivity. Students will also address the legal and ethical issues involved with computer technology and use. As an honors-level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Adv Topics Trig
Course Numbers: 1052 (H), 1053 (C), 1054 (C), 1055 (C), 1056 (C), 1057 (C), 1058 (C), 1050 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Advanced Topics in Mathematics with Trigonometry: In this course, students will explore trigonometry and Algebra II topics, including right trigonometric and circular functions, inverses, and graphs; trigonometric identities and equations; solutions of right and oblique triangles; complex numbers; numerical tables; field properties and theorems; set theory; operations with rational and irrational expressions; factoring of rational expressions; in-depth study of linear equations and inequalities; quadratic equations; solving systems of linear and quadratic equations; graphing of constant, linear, and quadratic equations; and properties of higher degree equations.
Algebra
Course Numbers: 1502 (H), 1822 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Algebra: (This course is the credit bearing course for Algebra taken in the 8th grade.) In this course, students will engage in concepts addressed in Math 8 and Algebra I. The course addresses deeper understanding and application of linear and exponential relationships; contrasting linear and exponential relationships and analyzing, solving, and using quadratic functions; applying the laws of exponents to square and cube roots; and applying linear models to data that exhibit a linear trend. As an honors-level course combining content from two courses, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Algebra I
Course Numbers: 1012 (H), 1019 (H), 1013 (C), 1014 (C), 1015 (C), 1016 (C), 1017 (C), 1018 (C), 1010 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Algebra I: In this course, students will deepen and extend understanding of linear and exponential relationships; contrast linear and exponential relationships with each other and engage in methods for analyzing, solving, and using quadratic functions; extend the laws of exponents to square and cube roots; and apply linear models to data that exhibit a trend. Students will study properties and operations of the real number system; evaluate rational algebraic expressions; solve linear equations and inequalities; graph linear, quadratic and exponential equations; translate word problems into equations; perform operations on and factor polynomials; and solve simple quadratic equations.
Algebra II
Course Numbers: 1042 (H), 1049 (H), 1043 (C), 1044 (C), 1045 (C), 1046 (C), 1047 (C), 1048 (C), 1040 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Algebra II: In this course, students will perform operations on rational expressions; expand understandings of functions and graphing to include trigonometric functions; synthesize and generalize functions and extend that understanding to logarithmic functions; relate data display and summary statistics to probability, and explore a variety of data collection methods. Students continue to expand and hone their abilities to model situations and solve complicated equations, including solving quadratic equations over the set of complex numbers and solving exponential equations using the properties of logarithms.
Calculus
Course Numbers: 1202 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Calculus: In this course, students will gain an intuitive understanding of the concepts of calculus and gain experience with its methods and applications. This is an introduction and includes the following topics: derivatives, differentiation, integration, the definite and indefinite integral, and applications of calculus. This course also strengthens students’ previously attained knowledge of pre-calculus topics (some combination of trigonometry, elementary functions, analytic geometry, and math analysis). As an honors-level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deep level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Comp Science I
Course Numbers: 1092 (H), 1093 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Computer Science I: In this course, students will gain a foundation in computer programming. This course addresses computer technology (including hardware devices, programming languages, creation of applications, controls and add objects, property values, commenting, variables, constants and key words); program flow (including decision structures, random numbers, Boolean expressions, counters and check boxes); looping structures (including for and while loops, input boxes, string and character manipulation); mathematical and business functions (including formatting numeric output, list and combo boxes, trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential methods); and arrays and structures (including one and two-dimensional arrays, search algorithms, dynamic arrays, and enumerated types). Students will solve problems by writing programs and completing applications using structured programming techniques. As an honors-level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Comp Science II
Course Numbers: 1102 (H), 1103 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Computer Science II: In this course, students will gain an advanced foundation in computer programming. The following concepts will be taught in Java, since Java is so widely used. Students will develop an understanding of how to edit, compile and execute a Java program. Basic Javas semantics as well as the debugging of a Java program will also be addressed in this course. If and else-if statements, while and for loops, nested control and errors in loops will be closely examined in this course. Additionally, students will develop Java-generated Applets for use on the World Wide Web. As an honors-level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Computer Sci Principles
Course Numbers: 1242 (H), 1243 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Computer Science Principles - In this course, students will explore seven big ideas which encompass fundamental ideas in the art of programming from foundational to computing. The seven big ideas include: computing is a creative activity; abstraction reduces information and detail to facilitate focus on relevant concepts; algorithms are used to develop and express solutions to computational problems, programming enables problem solving, human expression, and creation of knowledge; the internet pervades modern computing; and computing has global impacts. As an honors-level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Exploring Computer Sci
Course Numbers: 1232 (H), 1233 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Exploring Computer Science - In this course, students will have the opportunity to explore the key topics of computer programming, web design, data analysis and how these are integral in the IT workplace. Students, through this course will develop the computational practices of algorithm development, problem solving and programming within the context of problems that are relevant to their lives. Students will also be introduced to topics such as interface design, limits of computer, and societal and ethical issues. Three themes that will be addressed include: The creative nature of computing, technology as a tool for solving problems and the relevance of computer science and its impact on society. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Financial Literacy
Course Numbers: 1222 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Financial Literacy: In this course, students will begin to develop the skills and strategies that promote personal and financial responsibility related to financial planning, savings, investment, and charitable giving in the global economy. Five broad topics will be the foundation of the course: college and career planning; money management; savings and investing; income; and spending. Students will search and assess college and career opportunities, identify and prioritize their personal money management goals, develop personal spending and saving plans, comprehend the impact of time on the value of money, understand the cost of using credit, and protecting assets. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Geometry
Course Numbers: 1022 (H), 1029 (H), 1023 (C), 1024 (C), 1025 (C), 1026 (C), 1027 (C), 1028 (C), 1020 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Geometry: In this course, students will establish criteria for congruence of triangles based on rigid motions; establish criteria for similarity of triangles based on dilations and proportional reasoning; informally develop explanations of circumference, area, and volume formulas; apply the Pythagorean Theorem to the coordinate plane; prove basic geometric theorems; and extend work with probability. Students will explore more complex geometric situations and deepen their explanations of geometric relationships, presenting and hearing formal mathematical arguments. Transformations are emphasized in this course.
Pre-Calculus
Course Numbers: 1062 (H), 1069 (H), 1063 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Pre-Calculus: In this course, students will extend work with complex numbers; expand understanding of logarithms and exponential functions; use characteristics of polynomial and rational functions to sketch graphs of those functions; and perform operations with vectors. Pre-calculus combines the trigonometric, geometric, and algebraic techniques needed to prepare students for the study of calculus, and strengthens students’ conceptual understanding of problems and mathematical reasoning in solving problems. Facility with these topics is especially important for students intending to study calculus, physics, and other sciences, and/or engineering in college. As an honors-level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Statistics
Course Numbers: 1082 (H), 1083 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Statistics: In this course, students will focus on descriptive statistics, with an introduction to inferential statistics. Topics typically include event probability, normal probability distribution, collection and description of data, frequency tables and graphs, measures of central tendency and variability, random variables, and random sampling. Course topics may also include covariance and correlation, central limit theorem, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. As an honors-level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Topics in Alg Geo
Course Numbers: 1039 (H), 1033 (C), 1034 (C), 1035 (C), 1036 (C), 1037 (C), 1038 (C), 1030 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Topics in Algebra and Geometry: In this course, students will study pre-algebra, algebra, and introductory geometry topics, including the study and applications of formulas, algebraic expressions, linear equations and inequalities; the rectangular coordinate system; area, perimeter, and volume of geometric figures; and properties of triangles and circles. Particular emphasis will be placed on concepts and skills necessary for success in Algebra II.
Biology I
Course Numbers: 2012 (H), 2019 (H), 2013 (C), 2014 (C), 2015 (C), 2016 (C), 2017 (C), 2018 (C), 2010 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Biology I: In this lab-based science course, students will study the fundamental concepts of life to gain understanding of the living world that surrounds and includes them. Topics will include: chemistry of life, cellular biology, genetics, anatomy and physiology, biodiversity, evolution, and ecology. Students will conduct lab investigations, collect and analyze data, and explore content information from a variety of text and media sources.
Biology II
Course Numbers: 2022 (H), 2032 (H), 2039 (H), 2033 (C), 2034 (C), 2035 (C), 2036 (C), 2037 (C), 2038 (C), 2023 (C), 2024 (C), 2025 (C), 2026 (C), 2027 (C), 2028 (C), 2020 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Biology II: In this lab-based science course, students will study selected topics in biology to develop greater understanding of biological concepts and gain wider experience in biological applications. Students will conduct lab investigations, collect and analyze data, and explore content information from a variety of text and media sources.
Biotechnology
Course Numbers: 2152 (H), 2342 (H), 5152 (H), 5153 (C), 2343 (C), 2153 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Biotechnology: In this course, students will explore health concepts and skills reflecting new trends in technology, biotechnology, and computer operations. Students will also gain knowledge of the human genome, DNA fingerprinting, advancements in pharmacology, and disease prevention. Bioethical issues and current research trends are featured. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Stuidents will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Chemistry
Course Numbers: 2042 (H), 2049 (H), 2043 (C), 2044 (C), 2045 (C), 2046 (C), 2047 (C), 2048 (C), 2030 (C), 2040 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Chemistry: This course provides students with knowledge and understanding of the properties of matter. Topics include: atomic structure, periodic table, chemical bonds and reactions. Students will learn about the chemical reactions that take place in and around us everyday In addition, students will develop deeper understanding of acids and bases, rates of reaction and factors that influence those rates.
Chemistry - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 2052 (H), 2059 (H), 2053 (C), 2054 (C), 2055 (C), 2056 (C), 2057 (C), 2058 (C), 2050 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Chemistry - Pt 2: In this lab-based science course, students will study such topics as: equilibrium, electrochemistry, and basic organic chemistry. This course is a continuation of Chemistry - Part 1.
Electrical Engineering
Course Numbers: 2302 (H), 5042 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Electrical Engineering: In this course, students will gain and apply relevant safety knowledge, complete and discuss academic and career plans, and acquire content knowledge in electrostatics, analog electronics, digital electronics, and power generation systems in a project-based learning environment. This course is a pre-requisite for Practical Engineering. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Electromechanical
Course Numbers: 2232 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Electromechanical Engineering: In this course, students will explore the variety of skills required for entry level positions in the machine tool industry. Students will learn about the composition and appropriate use of various metals, as well experience working with a wide range of equipment, including computers in machining with the Computerized Number Control (CNC); milling machines; Computer Assisted Design (CAD); and Computer Assisted Machining (CAM). As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Engineering Design
Course Numbers: 2192 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Engineering Design: In this course, students will learn about the composition and appropriate use of various metals. Instruction is provided on a wide range of equipment which includes: computers in machining with Computerized Numerical Control (CNC), milling machines, Computer Assisted Design (CAD), and Computer Assisted Machining. Students will practice a variety of skills required for entry level positions in the machine tool industry. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete independent coursework and assignments.
Environ Science
Course Numbers: 2252 (H), 2256 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Environmental Science: In this full year lab-based science course, students will study the mutual relationships between organisms and their environment. As students study the interrelationships among plants, animals, and humans, topics may include: photosynthesis, recycling and regeneration, ecosystems, population and growth studies, pollution, and conservation of natural resources. Students will conduct lab investigations, collect and analyze data, and explore content information from a variety of text and media sources. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete independent coursework and assignments.
Environ Science - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 2282 (H), 2283 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Environmental Science - Pt 1: In this introductory lab-based science course, students will study the mutual relationships between organisms and their environment and will explore topics such as recycling and regeneration, ecosystems, population and growth studies, pollution, and conservation of natural resources. Students will conduct lab investigations, collect and analyze data, and explore content information from a variety of text and media sources. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete independent coursework and assignments.
Forensics
Course Numbers: 2262 (H), 2272 (H), 2352 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Forensics: Forensic science is the application of multiple scientific disciplines to the investigation of criminal or civil questions of the law. In this lab-based science course, students will use biology, chemistry, and physics to analyze and interpret evidence within the realm of our legal system. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete independent coursework and assignments.
Human Anatomy
Course Numbers: 2092 (H), 2242 (H), 2243 (C), 2093 (C), 2094 (C), 2096 (C), 2097 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Human Anatomy and Physiology: In this lab-based science course, students will study the cells, tissues, organs and organ systems of the human body and may engage in the dissections of vertebrate specimens. Students will learn anatomical terminology and explore various diseases of the human body. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete independent coursework and assignments.
Human Anatomy - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 2102 (H), 2103 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Human Anatomy - Pt 1: In this course, students will gain a detailed understanding and functional knowledge of human anatomy and physiology. Students will participate in the dissections of vertebrate specimens. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Human Anatomy - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 2112 (H), 2113 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Human Anatomy - Pt 2: In this course, students will continue the study of organ systems. Students will also continue with the dissections of vertebrate specimens. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments. This course is a continuation of Human Anatomy - Pt 1.
Ind Study Technology
Course Numbers: 2202 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Independent Study Technology: In this yearlong course, students will develop a solid understanding of the structure and function of living organisms that will enable them to make informed decisions related to their personal health as well as and the local community and the environment. Students will be introduced to the evolving technologies in the fields of biology and environmental sciences. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Pathophysiology I
Course Numbers: 2162 (H), 5122 (H), 5123 (C), 2163 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Pathophysiology I: In this course, students will study traditional anatomy and physiology and the study of disease as it affects the organs and systems of the body. In addition to the classroom and laboratory, students will explore disesases and health in clinical areas of the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, as they review and assess patient problems. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Pathophysiology II
Course Numbers: 2172 (H), 5132 (H), 5133 (C), 2173 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Pathophysiology II: In this course, students will study traditional anatomy and physiology and the study of disease as it affects the organs and systems of the body. In addition to the classroom and laboratory, students will explore disesases and health in clinical areas of the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, as they review and assess patient problems. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Physics
Course Numbers: 2062 (H), 2069 (H), 2063 (C), 2064 (C), 2065 (C), 2066 (C), 2067 (C), 2068 (C), 2060 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Physics: In this lab-based science course, students will study the basic physical concepts of matter and energy and the laws governing them. Topics will include: forces and laws of nature, equilibrium, motion, momentum, sound and light, and magnetic and electric phenomena. Students will conduct lab investigations, collect and analyze data, and explore content information from a variety of text and media sources.
Physics - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 2072 (H), 2079 (H), 2073 (C), 2074 (C), 2075 (C), 2076 (C), 2077 (C), 2078 (C), 2070 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Physics - Pt 1: In this introductory course, students will learn the basic physical concepts of matter and energy and the mathematical laws governing them. Laboratory work and demonstrations are performed to verify the results of the theoretical development in understanding of mechanics, state of matter, motion, waves, and light, electricity, and nuclear physics. A double period lab is required in this course.
Physics - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 2082 (H), 2089 (H), 2083 (C), 2084 (C), 2085 (C), 2086 (C), 2087 (C), 2088 (C), 2080 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Physics - Pt 2: In this course, students will continue to study the basic physical concepts of matter and energy. This course is a continuation of Physics - Pt 1.
Practical Engineering
Course Numbers: 2182 (H), 5022 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 2.00
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Practical Engineering: In this class, students will acquire a variety of skills required for entry level positions in the machine tool industry. Students will learn about the composition and appropriate use of various metals. Students will also explore a wide range of equipment, including computers in machining with Computerized Numerical Control (CNC); milling machines; Computer Assisted Design (CAD); and Computer Assisted Machining (CAM). As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Process Engineering
Course Numbers: 2292 (H), 5032 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Process Engineering: In this course, students will gain and apply relevant content knowledge, complete and discuss academic and career plans, and acquire content knowledge in force distribution, manufacturing systems, basic electronics, thermodynamics, fluidics, and robotics, in a project-based learning environment. Students will be assessed using proficiency standards in preparation for attainment of a Certificate of Proficiency. (COP) This course is a prerequisite for Practical Engineering. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
African American Studies
Course Numbers: 3262 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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African American Studies: In this course, students will uncover and explore over 400 years of the history of Africans in America. Students will explore the central role that African Americans have played in the development of the United States by engaging with primary source documents and researching topics in depth. Students will also examine the continuing struggle of African-Americans to achieve the political, social, and economic equality guaranteed them by our founding documents. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Cont World Is - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 3222 (H), 3223 (C), 3224 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Contemporary World Issues - Pt 1: In this course, students will explore many of the questions facing the modern world: Who has power, and who should have power? What rights should people have? How can we share and sustain the world's resources? What are the causes and effects of poverty for people and nations? How can we reduce violence and terror in our world? Students will research these topics in depth and examine proposed solutions and their potential consequences. As a honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Cont World Is - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 3232 (H), 3233 (C), 3234 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Contemporary World Issues - Pt 2: In this course, students will explore specific current events occurring in the contemporary world. Students will be required to complete a research project which follows a specific issue happening in the world today in depth over a period time and examine how the issue unfolds in the world. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Economics
Course Numbers: 3052 (H), 3053 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Economics: In this course, students will examine the allocation of scarce resources and the economic reasoning used government agencies and by people as consumers, producers, savers, investors, workers, and voters. Key elements include the study of scarcity, supply and demand, market structures, the role of government, national income determination, money and the role of financial institutions, economic stabilization, and trade. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Intro to Law - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 3152 (H), 3153 (C), 3154 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Introduction to Law - Pt 1: In this course, students will be introduced to different aspects of the government and the judicial system and explore how responsibility of citizenship relates to the current condition of the world. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Intro to Law - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 3162 (H), 3163 (C), 3164 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Introduction to Law - Pt 2: In this course, students will explore different aspects of the government and judicial systems. Students will focus on authority, the foundation of government, laws, course, corrections systems and citizenship. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Legal Aspect - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 3102 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Legal Aspect - Pt 1: In this course, students will study the historical foundations of the U.S. legal system. Students will explore civil and criminal law, the legal process and the structure of the courts. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Legal Aspect - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 3112 (H)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Legal Aspect - Pt 2: In this course, students will focus on the legal process utilized in the United States of America. Students will examine various legal and judicial agencies that are part of the legal system. This course may also include contemporary issues facing the criminal justice system. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Legal Aspects
Course Numbers: 3092 (H), 3093 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Legal Aspects: In this course, students will examine the workings of the U.S. criminal and civil justice systems, and gain an understanding of civil and criminal law; the legal process; the structure and procedures of court; and the role of various legal or judicial agencies. Students will also explore a wide range of topics including the history and foundation of U.S. law (the Constitution, statutes, and precedents) and contemporary problems in the criminal justice system. As a honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Psychology
Course Numbers: 3042 (H), 3043 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Psychology: In this course, students will study different learning theories; sensation and perception; the nature of intelligence;child and adolescent psychology; personality development and mental illness. As an honors level course, content will be convered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Sociology
Course Numbers: 3122 (H), 3123 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Sociology: In this course, students will study human behavior in society, including topics such as social institutions and norms; socialization and social change; and the relationships among individuals and groups in society. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
US History I
Course Numbers: 3022 (H), 3029 (H), 3023 (C), 3024 (C), 3025 (C), 3026 (C), 3027 (C), 3028 (C), 3020 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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US History I: In this course, students will examine the historical and intellectual origins of the United States during the Revolutionary and Constitutional eras. Students will learn about the important political and economic factors that contributed to the outbreak of the Revolution as well as the consequences of the Revolution, including the writing and key ideas of the U.S. Constitution. Students will also study the basic framework of American democracy and the basic concepts of American government, such as popular sovreignty, federalism, separation of powers, and individual rights. Students will explore America's westward expansion, the establishment of political parties, and economic and social change. Finally, students will learn about the growth of sectional conflict, how sectional conflict led to the Civil War, and the consequences of the Civil War, including Reconstruction.
US History II
Course Numbers: 3032 (H), 3039 (H), 3033 (C), 3034 (C), 3035 (C), 3036 (C), 3037 (C), 3038 (C), 3030 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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United States History II: In this course, students will analyze the causes and consequences of the Industrial Revolution and America’s growing role in diplomatic relations. Students will study the goals and accomplishments of the Progressive movement and the New Deal. Students will also learn about the various factors that led to America’s entry into World War II as well as the consequences of World War II on American life. Finally, students will study the causes and course of the Cold War, important economic and political changes during the Cold War, including the Civil Rights movement, and recent events and trends that have shaped modern-day America.
World History II
Course Numbers: 3012 (H), 3019 (H), 3013 (C), 3014 (C), 3015 (C), 3016 (C), 3017 (C), 3018 (C), 3010 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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World History II: In this course, students will study the rise of the nation state in Europe, the French Revolution, and the economic and political roots of the modern world. They study the origins and consequences of the Industrial Revolution, 19th century political reform in Western Europe, and imperialism in Africa, Asia, and South America. They will explain the causes and consequences of the great military and economic events of the past century, including World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, and the Russian and Chinese revolutions. Finally, students will study the rise of nationalism and the continuing persistence of political, ethnic, and religious conflict in many parts of the world.
App Music I
Course Numbers: 6403 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Area: Art & Music
Applied Musicianship I: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwriting
App Music II
Course Numbers: 6413 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Area: Art & Music
Applied Musicianship II: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwriting
App Music III
Course Numbers: 6423 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Area: Art & Music
Applied Musicianship III: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwriting
App Music IV
Course Numbers: 6433 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Applied Musicianship IV: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwriting
Art Found Pt 1A
Course Numbers: 6963 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Area: Art & Music
Art Foundations - Pt 1A:In :this course, students will engage in the visual experience through several art/design pathways, including 2D Design; Drawing and Painting; and 3D Design. Students will explore materials, techniques, concepts, and processes essential to understanding the visual art and will examine the the role of the artist in historical and contemporary culture. Students will also research, reflect upon, and critique artistic practices.
Art Foundations Pt 1B
Course Numbers: 6973 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Art Foundations - Pt 1B: In this course, students will continue to engage in the visual experience through several art/design pathways, including 2D Design; Drawing and Painting; and 3D Design. Students will explore materials, techniques, concepts, and processes essential to understanding the visual art and will examine the the role of the artist in historical and contemporary culture. Students will also research, reflect upon, and critique artistic practices.
Arts Apprec and Crit
Course Numbers: 6623 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Arts Appreciation and Critique: In this course, students will become better writers through the arts. Students will integrate and evaluate content, develop arguments based on discipline specific content and engage in discourse with classmates while appreciating the multiple arts forms.
Chorus
Course Numbers: 6233 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Chorus: In this course, students will develop a choral repertoire and choral music reading skills through rehearsals and both day and evening performances.
Chorus - Voc I
Course Numbers: 6293 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Chorus/Vocal I: In this course, students will develop musical and vocal skills in artistic choral and solo singing through the study of classical, folk and jazz repertoire. Beyond school time performances are required.
Fund to Acting - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 6573 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.50
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Fundamental to Acting - Pt 2: In this course, students will develop acting skills through scene study, improvisation, character development, introduction to text analysis and beginning audition techniques. Students will study technical theater, Greek and Roman theater history, and writing about theater. Multiple performances are required.
Graphic Arts II
Course Numbers: 6523 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Graphic Arts II: In this course, students will refine their knowledge of the components of graphic design: typography; photography; iconography; and illustration and will master problem-solving methodologies and critical design. Students will explore the reciprocal relationship of designer/consumer and be able to formally and informally critique personal and professional design in order to construct an understanding of the role of design in daily life.
Music Appreciation Pt 1A
Course Numbers: 6983 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Music Appreciation - Pt 1A: In this course, students will survey major periods and styles of classical, popular and world music, review music literacy concepts and explore music analysis.
Music Appreciation Pt 1B
Course Numbers: 6993 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Music Appreciation - Pt 1B: In this course, students will continue to survey major periods and styles of classical, popular and world music, review music literacy concepts and explore music analysis.
Music Theory II
Course Numbers: 6203 (C), 6213 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Music Theory II: In this course, students will continue to develop muscianship skills with a focus on the study of harmonic principles; advanced sight-singing; basic composition and form analysis.
Com Game Prog
Course Numbers: 7353 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Area: Business
Computer Game Programming and Design: In this course, students will engage in computer game programming and design using Windows-based programming languages and scripting. Students will work with textures, sprites, particile dynamics and sound to create 2D and 3D games and will use functions, variables, conditional statements, and logic controls to compile and design each game. Multmedia Technology is a prerequisite for this course.
Intro to Business
Course Numbers: 7263 (C), 7393 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Area: Business
Introduction to Business: In this course, students will gain an overview of business operations and acquire keyboarding and presentation skills.
Intro to Tech and Comm IA
Course Numbers: 7413 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Area: Business
Introduction to Technology and Communication IA: In this course, students will explore and evaluate the role of media in society. Students will examine visual images; printed material; and audio segments as tools of information, entertainment, and propaganda.
ISS and Topics in STB
Course Numbers: 7343 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.50
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Area: Business
Issues and Topics in Technology and Business: In this course, students will engage in a solid academic review for college entrance exams (SAT, ACT, and Accuplacer). Students will also examine the role that research, communication, systems organization, employability skill, legal issues, ethics, and safe practice play in the professional world.
Multimedia Tech IA
Course Numbers: 7313 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Multimedia Technology IA: In this course, students will explore computer software and hardware; graphics manipulation; and web development. Students will also engage in web site planning, design, and creation using industry standard based tools and will gain first-hand knowledge of effective internet usage.
STB Internship
Course Numbers: 7233 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.50
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School of Technology and Business Internship: In this course, students will participate in a semester-based true work experience in an internal position or a local established business in order to acquire practical training. Students will compile a portfolio of the experience using Microsoft Office.
Bus Tech and Comm Skills
Course Numbers: 7483 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
Business Technology and Communication Skills: In the course students will be introduced to various business and technology skills to allow them to safely and efficiently complete multiple tasks required in a business atmosphere. The curriculum is derived from the Business and Consumer Services Occupational Cluster from the Massachusetts Vocational Technical Education Framework. This Business Technology sequence course prepares students to focus on the management, strategic planning, implementation of marketing, communication, and public relations techniques to resolve business dilemmas with focus on industry standards. The course will include situational simulations, and build overall skills related to interpersonal communications, employability skills and problem-solving.
Early Childhood I
Course Numbers: 7243 (C), 7443 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Early Childhood I: In this course, students will study the physical, emotional, and social development in children from birth to age six. Students will also explore the responsibilities and expectations of parents in today's society and examine the types of programs available for children, including qualifications for teacher and staff certifications; day care provider licensing; Head Start and pre-school programs; state regulations; and special education considerations.
Early Childhood II
Course Numbers: 7253 (C), 7453 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Early Childhood II: In this course, students will continue to study the physical, emotional, and social development in children from birth to age six. Students will also continue to explore the responsibilities and expectations of parents in today's society and examine the types of programs available for children, including qualifications for teacher and staff certifications; day care provider licensing; Head Start and pre-school programs; state regulations; and special education considerations.
Intro Human Serv
Course Numbers: 7193 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Presentation Skills
Course Numbers: 7493 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
Presentation Skills: In the course, students will be introduced to various business and technology presentation skills. The curriculum is derived from the Business and Consumer Services Occupational Cluster from the Massachusetts Vocational Technical Education Framework. This is a course in the Business Technology sequence preparing students for the Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) exam and certification in PowerPoint. The course will include various presentation medians, and build overall skills related to format, delivery and audience.
Advanced Programming
Course Numbers: 11117 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Advanced Programming: In this course, students will engage in a comprehensive theoretical and practical approach to learning the technologies and methodologies to design and implement a collaborative software development project. Students will learn to manage client expectations; communication; documentation; requests; and deadlines. Students will learn how to develop software collaboratively for digital games and will explore the potential for these games as tools for the community.
AU Theory 10
Course Numbers: 11003 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Automotive Grade 10: In this course, students will study automotive braking systems; steering and suspension systems - including four-wheel alignments; and manual drive trains and axles.
AU Theory 11
Course Numbers: 11004 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Automotive Grade 11: In this course, students will study automotive internal combustion; 4-stroke cycle engines; cooling and lubrication systems; heating and air conditioning systems; and automatic transmissions.
AU Theory 12
Course Numbers: 11005 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Automotive Grade 12: In this course, students will explore electricity and automotive electrical, electronic and engine performance systems including starting; charging; lighting; and other electrically operated devices and their systems as well as computerized engine/powertran control systems including ignition systems, fuel systems, and emissions control systems.
AU Theory 9
Course Numbers: 11002 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Related Theory Automotive Grade 9: In this course, students will develop a solid understanding of basic auto principles, practices, and procedures necessary to properly and safely perform general auto inspection and preventative maintenance operations. Students will also develop thinking, reasoning, and communication skills, as well as the skills necessary to access professional technical reference and service informational resources.
Auto Collision 10
Course Numbers: 11103 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Auto Collision 10: In this course, students will engage in hands-on training in collision repair materials and their applications; metal straightening fundamentals; plastic and composite repairs; surface preparation; refinish fundamentals; color matching; refinishing defect; analysis and repair; introduction to custom painting, decal, and trim; removal and replacement.
Auto Collision 11
Course Numbers: 11104 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Auto Collision 11: In this course, students will engage in hands-on training in welding cutting and heating applications; automotive vehicle construction; panel replacement (bolt on); door service; glass removal and installation procedures; structural repair equipment preparation and set up; structural part repair and replacement procedures; and corrosion protection materials and applicatons. Students will also study mechanical repairs and estimating repair costs as well as shop ownership; management; finance; and entrepreneurship.
Auto Collision 12
Course Numbers: 11105 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Auto Collision 12: In this course, students will engage in hands-on training on shop management; identification and measurement of structural damage; structural repair and alignment; interior repairs; restraint system service and precautions; suspension geometry alignment; electrical and electronic component service and replacement; troubleshooting and maintenance; and business technology. Students will explore job acquisition skills, including resume and cover letter writing and completing job applications.
Auto Collision 9
Course Numbers: 11102 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.50
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Auto Collision 9: In this course, students will engage in hands-on training in general safety and safety equipment (personal and shop); safety rules, guidelines, practices, and regulations; and OSHA and Right to Know regulations. Students will also utilize hand tools; collision repair specialty tools; power tools and equipment. Students will study measurement, including standard; metric; distance; linear; liquid measurements; tolerances; and allowances and will learn to decipher service information; standards and specifications; manufacturer procedures and repair recommendations; sequential order; data collections; values; comparisons; and analysis. Students will also explore technology applications, including software, computers, and scanners.
Automotive 10
Course Numbers: 11099 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Automotive Grade 10: In this course, students will learn to safely maintain, diagnose, and repair the automotive braking system; steering and suspension system; and manual drive train and axles.
Automotive 11
Course Numbers: 11100 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Automotive Grade 11: In this course, students will learn to safely maintain, diagnose, and repair the automotive engine; automatic transmission; and the heating and air conditioning system.
Automotive 12
Course Numbers: 11101 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Automotive Grade 12: In this course, students will learn to safely maintain, diagnose, and repair the automotive electrical/electronics system; engine performance; and Massachusetts inspection systems.
Automotive 9
Course Numbers: 11098 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.50
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Automotive Grade 9: In this course, students will develop a solid understanding of basic automotive principles, practices, and procedures necessary to maintain, diagnose, inspect, and repair the automobile.
Bank-Finance 10
Course Numbers: 11107 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Bank/Finance 10: In this course, students will engage in a comprehensive marketing program that includes marketing; financial records; introduction to business math; banking; computer applications and employability skills.
Bank-Finance 11
Course Numbers: 11108 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Bank/Finance 11: In this course, students will engage in a comprehensive marketing program that includes marketing, accounting, advanced business math, banking, computer applications, and management and entrepreneurship knowledge and skills.
Bank-Finance 12
Course Numbers: 11109 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Bank/Finance 12: In this course, which is work-based, students will participate in either paid co-op positions or unpaid internships or follow a self-paced curriculum based the accredited training program from the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship and the National Retail Federation.
Bank-Finance 9
Course Numbers: 11106 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.50
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Bank/Finance 9: In this course, students will gain a comprehensive foundation in banking and finance, integrating retail management; financial record keeping; and consumer math and computer applications, including word processing and electronic presentation skills.
BF Related Theory 10
Course Numbers: 11011 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Bank Finance Grade 10: In this course, students will expand their knowledge of the business world, with inclusion of co-curricular DECA activities. Students will also explore their knowledge of the business world and its implications on a local, national, and global spectrum while reinforcing the financing and marketing skills used in the shop program.
BF Related Theory 11
Course Numbers: 11012 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Bank Finance Grade 11: In this course, will deepen their understanding of the concepts of marketing by engaging in specific areas of study. Students will explore sports and entertainment; retail and merchandising; and apparel and accessories industries through research into types of products, marketing strategies, and careers.
BF Related Theory 12
Course Numbers: 11013 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Bank Finance Grade 12: In this course, students will prepare for success in the fields of finance and marketing by exploring employability skills and financial literacy. Students will incorporate DECA activities into personal development materials, including competitions, projects, and conferences.
BF Related Theory 9
Course Numbers: 11010 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Related Theory Bank Finance Grade 9: In this course, student will explore the business world related to marketing. Students will learn to apply basic business concepts and principles to a variety of business situations, explore what businesses are, how they operate, and how they are managed.
Biotech Related Theory 10
Course Numbers: 11015 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Biotechnology Grade 10: In this course, students will apply principles of "world class" operations; demonstrate and apply the design process; demonstrate skills in problem-solving; diagnostics; and troubleshooting.
Biotech Related Theory 11
Course Numbers: 11016 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Biotechnology Grade 11: In this course, students will demonstrate and apply manufacturing process management techniques; read technical manuals, guides, resource books, and technical literature to gain information and solve problems; read, comprehend, and follow written technical directions for repairs, procedures, and processes; and identify chemical forces important to biomolecules.
Biotech Related Theory 12
Course Numbers: 11017 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Biotechnology Grade 12: In this course, students will analyze basic business practices required to start and run a company/organization; manage all resources related to a business/organization; and describe methods for managing, organizing, retrieving, and reporting financial data.
Biotech Related Theory 9
Course Numbers: 11014 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Related Theory Biotechnology Grade 9: In this course, students will examine health and safety regulations and practices and responses to situations that threaten health and safety.
Biotechnology 10
Course Numbers: 11111 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Biotechnology 10: In this course, students will calculate the number of moles from the mass of a compound when given the chemical formula.
Biotechnology 11
Course Numbers: 11112 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Biotechnology 11: In this course, students will identify chemical forces important to biomolecules and name hydrocarbon molecules using the IUPAC standard for given structural formulas. Students will recognize organic groups when given structure; identify how cellular respiration is important for the production of ATP; explain genetic mutations; clone genes; and genetically transform cells.
Biotechnology 12
Course Numbers: 11113 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Biotechnology 12: In this course, students will determine formula mass of a compound or element and calculate the number of moles from the mass of a compound when given the chemical formula.
Biotechnology 9
Course Numbers: 11110 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.50
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Biotechnology 9: In this course, students will employ sterile and aseptic techniques; use microscropes; prepare and examine biological specimens; engage in DNA fingerprinting/crime scene investigations; maintain micro-organisms in cultures; and separate compounds from mixtures using chromatography.
Business Tech 11
Course Numbers: 11195 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 3.00
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Business Technology 11: In this course, students will enhance their computer skills, presentation skills, and entrepreneurship skills. Students will complete databases and spreadsheets; study accounting; and refine customer service skills. Students will also learn HTML and web design and create and publish web pages. Students will continue to work at the school help desk. Foundations of Business Technology is a prerequisite for this course.
Business Tech 12
Course Numbers: 11196 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 3.00
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Business Technology 12: In this course, students will apply the skills acquired over the past three years in the workplace through the co-operative program.
CA Related Theory 10
Course Numbers: 11031 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Culinary Arts Grade 10: In this course, students will review safety and sanitation procedures in culinary arts. Students will study flavoring and seasoning foods; stocks and sauces; soups; and meats, poultry, and seafood.
CA Related Theory 11
Course Numbers: 11032 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Culinary Arts Grade 11: In this course, students will review safety and sanitation procedures in culinary arts. Students will study vegetable, potato, and legume cookery. Students will acquire certification in CPR/AED and begin the certification process for ServSafe Sanitation and OSHA.
CA Related Theory 12
Course Numbers: 11033 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Culinary Arts Grade 12: In this course, students will focus on completing certification in ServSafe Sanitation and OSHA. Students will also study nutrition and nutritional cooking and baking.
CA Related Theory 9
Course Numbers: 11030 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Related Theory Culinary Arts Grade 9: In this course, students will acquire a basic knowledge and understanding of the Culinary Arts program. Students will explore the history of culinary arts and become familiar with its' safety and sanitation policies and procedures. Students will also become familiar with weights and measurements; cooking metholds; and the use of math in culinary arts.
Carpentry 10
Course Numbers: 11119 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Carpentry Grade 10: In this course, students will build a base cabinet with door, drawer, and counter top. Students will also construct different types of doors with different types of stiles and rails; raised panel and flat panel doors; and drawers. Students will also build a ranch house to one inch scale that will include sill plates; girder; joist; walls; and ceiling and roof framing.
Carpentry 11
Course Numbers: 11120 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Carpentry Grade 11: In this course, students will safely operate and maintain portable circular saws; sawsalls; portable drills; screw guns; ladders; and scaffolding. Students will create tool sheds that included deck, wall, and roof framing; siding; exterior trim; and roofing material
Carpentry 12
Course Numbers: 11121 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Carpentry Grade 12: In this course, students will engage in a real life, hands-on project of residential construction. Students will safely construct a building, starting with the sill; girder; joist; walls; ceiling; and roofs.
Carpentry 9
Course Numbers: 11118 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.50
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Carpentry Grade 9: In this course, students will develop a solid understanding of basic carpentry principles, practices, and procedures necessary to properly and safely use and care for hand tools. Students will learn to safely use stationery power equipment and how to complete a drawing using different scales for each project. Students will also acquire basic math skills by determining the amount of material used for each project.
Client Operating Sys
Course Numbers: 11086 (C)
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Client Operating Systems: In this course, students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure successful configuration of the IT pro tools and productivity applications of Windows. Students will configure pre-installation and post-installation system settings and explore Windows security features; network connectivity applications included with Windows; and mobile computing.
Client Operating System
Course Numbers: 11018 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Client Operating Systems: In this course, students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure successful configuration of the IT pro tools and productivity applications of Windows. Students will configure pre-installation and post-installation system settings and explore Windows security features; network connectivity applications included with Windows; and mobile computing.
Comp Hard and Sup
Course Numbers: 11183 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.50
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Computer Hardware and Support: In this course, students will learn the advanced material included on the CompTIAA+ certification exams which covers hardware and software; security and soft skills; and safety and environment issues.
Comp Tech for HP
Course Numbers: 5083 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Computer Technology for Health Professions: In this course, students will acquire basic computer literacy skills in preparation for their next level of education or the workplace. Students will explore the basic Microsoft Office Suite; specifically, Word; Excel; PowerPoint; Access; and Publisher. Students will learn to create documents, send communications, and implement projects. Students will complete projects at the end of the semester which require the integration of various programs and applications.
Cosmetology 10
Course Numbers: 11123 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Cosmetology Grade 10: In this course, students will acquire skills in pedicuring; hair removal; haircutting; chemical texture services (permanent waving); and hair coloring.
Cosmetology 11
Course Numbers: 11124 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Cosmetology Grade 11: In this course, student will further develop their skills in haircutting; chemical services (permanent waving, chemical relaxers); hair coloring and lightening techniques; and advance nail techniques. Students will provide these services to actual customers.
Cosmetology 12
Course Numbers: 11125 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Cosmetology Grade 12: In this course, students will complete a review of all tasks acquired since freshman year in preparation of Licensure State Board Examination. Students will provide these services to actual customers.
Cosmetology 9
Course Numbers: 11122 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.50
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Cosmetology Grade 9: In this course, students will learn hairstyling (wet hairstyling, blow-dry styling, thermal, and long-hair styling); shampooing; rinsing and conditioning; scalp treatment; braiding; manicuring; aromotherapy; facials and facial makeup.
CP Related Theory 10
Course Numbers: 11023 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Carpentry Grade 10: In this course, students will learn how to use an architect ruler and create a scale drawing of cabinets for a kitchen. Students will also learn the different parts of a base and wall cabinet as well as the correct procedure on countertop construction; plastic laminates; and other construction materials. Students will acquire knowledge of house framing; reading and interpreting prints; relevant terminology; and carpentry principles for building and estimate cost.
CP Related Theory 11
Course Numbers: 11024 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Carpentry Grade 11: In this course, students will acquire knowledge of plot plans; excavating for foundation; different types of foundation forms; and estimating concrete for foundation and cement floors. Students will study wall framing; floor framing; ceiling; roofs; and engineered building material as well as a description of their application. Students will estimate the cost and amount of building material. This course includes OSHA 10 Certification.
CP Related Theory 12
Course Numbers: 11025 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Carpentry 12: In this course, students will create a drawing of a ranch house that includes a foundation plan; floor plan; elevation plan showing the front, rear, and side of the building; exterior trim; roof trim; roofing material; siding; and installation of windows and doors. Students will also explore Leeds affordable building products, and their introduction into the building industry.
CP Related Theory 9
Course Numbers: 11022 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Related Theory Carpentry Grade 9: In this course, students will develop an understanding of basic carpentry principles, practices, and procedures necessary to properly and safely utilize and care for hand tools. Students will learn the safety and use of stationery power equipment; how to read and interpret prints and identify building material and describe their application. Students will also develop thinking, reasoning, and problem-solving skills as well as basic skills working with whole numbers; adding and subtraction; fractions; and percentages.
CS Related Theory 10
Course Numbers: 11027 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Cosmetology Grade 10: In this course, students will study anatomy and physiology; principles, philosophy, and elements of hair design; nail structure and growth; histology of skin; hair removal; chemical texture services; and hair coloring.
CS Related Theory 11
Course Numbers: 11028 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Cosmetology Grade 11: In this course, students will explore the basics of chemistry, electricity, and safety precautions; chemical texture services; permanent waving; chemical relaxers; and haircoloring. (single process and double process)
CS Related Theory 12
Course Numbers: 11029 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Cosmetology Grade 12: In this course, students will study the salon business; the employment seeking process; and workplace skills. Students will prepare for the State Board Licensure examination.
CS Related Theory 9
Course Numbers: 11026 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Related Theory Cosmetology Grade 9: In this course, students will explore history and opportunities in Cosmetology; life skills; professional image; communication for success; infection control; and structure and composition of the hair and scalp.
Culinary Arts 10
Course Numbers: 11127 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Culinary Arts Grade 10: In this course, students will be mentored by upperclassmen as they perform operations in the bakery, restaurant, and function kitchens. Students will also perform customer service in the coffee shop and café.
Culinary Arts 11
Course Numbers: 11128 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Culinary Arts Grade 11: In this course, students will be responsible for running the following stations: salad/sandwich; fry; sautee; grill; sanitation; and bakery, with the assistance of underclassmen.
Culinary Arts 12
Course Numbers: 11129 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Culinary Arts Grade 12: In this course, students will participate in a co-operative education or internship placement in a food service location where they will refine their culinary skills.
Culinary Arts 9
Course Numbers: 11126 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.50
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Culinary Arts Grade 9: In this course, students will become familiar with equipment safety and sanitation in the shop area and will the learn the basics of the bakery, restaurant, and function kitchens.
DR Related Theory 10
Course Numbers: 11035 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Drafting Grade 10: In this course, students will learn how to handle linear measurement devices and apply fundamentals of algebra in order to complete a drafting project.
DR Related Theory 11
Course Numbers: 11036 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Drafting Grade 11: In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of plane geometry, trigonometry, and compound angles, and use their principles and methods to complete a drafting project.
DR Related Theory 12
Course Numbers: 11037 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.00
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Related Theory Drafting Grade 12: In this course, students will learn to read and use the basic geometric and tolerance methods in order to complete a drafting project.
DR Related Theory 9
Course Numbers: 11034 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 0.25
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Related Theory Drafting Grade 9: In this course, students will study common fractions, decimal fractions, and percentages in order to complete a drafting project.
Drafting 10
Course Numbers: 11131 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Drafting Grade 10: In this course, students will develop an understanding of the importance of engineering graphic communication to the design process. Students will engage in hands-on experience creating free-hand sketches; CAD technical documents using orthographic projection; and detail, section, and auxiliary views. Students will learn to create drawings for weldments and castings and apply the proper use of surface finish symbols; limits and tolerances; fits and allowances; keys and keyseats using traditional sketching and CAD. Students will perform structured laboratory exercises and explore industry design and drafting practices.
Drafting 11
Course Numbers: 11132 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Drafting Grade 11: In this course, students will develop an understanding of the importance of engineering graphic communication to the design process. Students will engage in hands-on experience creating free-hand sketches; CAD technical documents using orthographic projection; and detail, section, and auxiliary views. Students will learn to create drawings for weldments and castings and apply the proper use of surface finish symbols; limits and tolerances; fits and allowances; keys and keyseats using traditional sketching and CAD. Students will perform structured laboratory exercises and explore industry design and drafting practices.
Drafting 12
Course Numbers: 11133 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Drafting Grade 12: In this course, students will engage in advanced studies in Mechanical Design using Parametric Modeling. Students will also explore advanced studies in AutoDesk 3D Studio Max; AutoDesk Motion Builder; AutoDesk Mudbox; and AutoDesk Maya to create customizable and scalable 3D modeling, animation, and rendering solutions.
Drafting 9
Course Numbers: 11130 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.50
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Drafting Grade 9: In this course, students will develop an understanding of the importance of engineering graphic communication to the design process and will gain hands-on experience creating CAD drawings using orthographic projection as well as isometric and 3D drawings. Students will use the most up-to-date drawing programs; perform structured laboratory exercises; and explore industry design and drafting practices.
Early Childhood 10
Course Numbers: 11135 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Early Childhood Grade 10: In this course, students will create lesson and curriculum plans and arrange learning centers in the classroom. Students will continue to select work samples to add to their portfolio. Students learn ways to work with the young child that support the growth and development of the whole child from birth to preschool. Students will gain more responsibility in the WTHS preschool and will have opportunities to serve as the "teacher in charge."
Early Childhood 11
Course Numbers: 11136 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Early Childhood Grade 11: In this course, students will develop an understanding the implications of cultural influences; positive guidance practices; and inclusion strategies. Students will examine the impact social issues have on the lives of young children and their families and will investigate and identify community resources and professional services available to children and families in times of need. Students will study the laws that are in place to protect young children; review the signs of abuse and neglect; and learn their professional obligations with regard to work with families and reporting to authorities. Students will acquire the skills necessary to effectively advocate for children.
Early Childhood 12
Course Numbers: 11137 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 4.00
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Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Early Childhood Grade 12: In this course, students will examine the developmental stages of infants and toddlers. Students will utilize a holistic approach to explore health and safety concerns; plan for stimulating learning experiences; and design indoor and outdoor environments specific to infants and toddlers.
Early Childhood 9
Course Numbers: 11134 (C)
Type: High School Credit: 1.50
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