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AP Art History
Course Numbers: 6061 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 2D
Course Numbers: 6081 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Advanced Placement Art Studio 2D: In this course, students will use 2D as a 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 Art Studio 3D
Course Numbers: 6091 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Advanced Placement Art Studio 3D: In this course, students will use 3D as a 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 Art Studio Drawing
Course Numbers: 6071 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Advanced Placement Art Studio Drawing: In this course, students will use drawing as a 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 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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.
Dual Enrollment Art
Course Numbers: 6051 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Dual Enrollment Art: In this course, students will be enrolled in an Art course at a Community College, 4 year College, or University while being dual enrolled at the high school. Students who pass their Art course at the college/university will receive credit on their college transcript and also on their high school transcript.
AP English Lang
Course Numbers: 10041 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: English
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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 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: English
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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.
Dual Enrollment English
Course Numbers: 10051 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: English
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Dual Enrollment English: In this course, students will be enrolled in an English course at a Community College, 4 year College, or University while being dual enrolled at the high school. Students who pass their English course at the college/university will receive credit on their college transcript and also on their high school transcript.
AP Chinese Lang and Cult
Course Numbers: 4231 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 Literature
Course Numbers: 4191 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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.
Dual Enrollment For Lang
Course Numbers: 4041 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Dual Enrollment Foreign Language: In this course, students will be enrolled in a Foreign Language course at a Community College, 4 year College, or University while being dual enrolled at the high school. Students who pass their Foreign Language course at the college/university will receive credit on their college transcript and also on their high school transcript.
AP Research
Course Numbers: 9171 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: General
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In this course students will deeply explore an academic topic, problem, or issue of individual interest. Through this exploration, students design, plan, and conduct a year-long research based investigation to address a research question. In the AP Research course, students deepen their skills acquired in the AP Seminar course by understanding research methodology; employing ethical research practices; and accessing, analyzing, and synthesizing information as they address a research question. Students explore their skill development, document their processes, and curate the artifacts of the development of their scholarly work in a portfolio. The course culminates in an academic paper of 4000–8000 words (accompanied by a performance or exhibition of product where applicable) and a presentation with an oral defense.
AP Seminar
Course Numbers: 9161 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: General
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Advanced Placement Seminar: In this course students will investigate real world issues from multiple perspectives, gathering and analyzing information from various sources in order to develop credible and valid evidence based arguments. This course is one of two courses required for the AP Capstone Certificate. The AP Capstone Certificate is built on two courses, AP Seminar and AP Research, which are designed to compliment and enhance the in depth, discipline specific study experienced in other AP courses.
AP Virtual HS
Course Numbers: 9111 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: General
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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 General
Course Numbers: 9101 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: General
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Dual Enrollment General: In this course, students will be enrolled in a course at a Community College, 4 year College, or University while being dual enrolled at the high school. Students who pass their course at the college/university will receive credit on their college transcript and also on their high school transcript.
AP Calculus AB
Course Numbers: 1071 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 Science
Course Numbers: 1091 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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.
Dual Enrollment Comp Sci
Course Numbers: 1111 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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Dual Enrollment Computer Science: In this course, students will be enrolled in a Computer Science course at a Community College, 4 year College, or University while being dual enrolled at the high school. Students who pass their Computer Science course at the college/university will receive credit on their college transcript and also on their high school transcript.
Dual Enrollment Math
Course Numbers: 1061 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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Dual Enrollment Mathematics - Dual Enrollment Mathematics : In this course, students will be enrolled in an Mathematics course at a Community College, 4 year College, or University while being dual enrolled at the high school. Students who pass their math course at the college/university will receive credit on their college transcript and also on their high school transcript.
AP Biology
Course Numbers: 2011 (2.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (2.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (2.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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.
Dual Enrollment Science
Course Numbers: 2021 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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Dual Enrollment Science: In this course, students will be enrolled in a Science course at a Community College, 4 year College, or University while being dual enrolled at the high school. Students who pass their Science course at the college/university will receive credit on their college transcript and also on their high school transcript.
AP Economics
Course Numbers: 3051 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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.
Dual Enrollment Soc Sci
Course Numbers: 3021 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Dual Enrollment Social Science: In this course, students will be enrolled in a Social Science course at a Community College, 4 year College, or University while being dual enrolled at the high school. Students who pass their Social Science course at the college/university will receive credit on their college transcript and also on their high school transcript.
2D Design
Course Numbers: 6062 (0.50)(H), 6063 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(H), 6083 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(H), 6073 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(H), 6093 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(H), 6033 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(H), 6053 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6443 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(H), 6913 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6013 (1.00)(C), 6017 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.25)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6103 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6353 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6363 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6373 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6383 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.25)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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
Course Numbers: 6792 (0.00)(H), 6793 (0.00)(C), 6233 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 II
Course Numbers: 6302 (1.00)(H), 6303 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6313 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6323 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 - Vocal I
Course Numbers: 6292 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 I
Course Numbers: 61152 (1.00)(H), 61153 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Class Guitar I: 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.
Class Guitar I Pt 1
Course Numbers: 6462 (0.50)(H), 6463 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Class Guitar I Part 1: 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.
Class Guitar II
Course Numbers: 61162 (1.00)(H), 61163 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Class Guitar II: In this course, students will continue to 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 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6533 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.25)(H), 6892 (0.00)(H), 6893 (0.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(H), 6802 (0.00)(H), 61702 (0.00)(H), 61703 (0.00)(C), 6803 (0.00)(C), 6663 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6543 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (2.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (2.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (2.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (2.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (2.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (2.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (2.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (2.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(H), 6023 (0.50)(C), 6027 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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.
Found of Media II Magnet
Course Numbers: 61132 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Foundations of Media Arts II Magnet - In this course, student will continue to survey the creative and conceptual aspects of designing media arts experiences and products, including techniques, genres and styles from various and combined mediums and forms, including moving image, sound interactive, spatial and/or interactive design. Typical course topics include: aesthetic meaning, appreciation and analysis; composing, capturing, processing and programming of media arts products, experiences and communications; their transmission, distribution and marketing; as well as contextual, cultural, and historical aspects and considerations. 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.
Fund of Acting - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 6572 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6473 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6653 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(H), 6643 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(H), 6633 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.25)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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.
Jazz Ensemble
Course Numbers: 6252 (1.00)(H), 6262 (0.25)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 Singer IV
Course Numbers: 61172 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Madrigal Singers IV: 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 I
Course Numbers: 6222 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6483 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(H), 6673 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6193 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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.
Music Theory II
Course Numbers: 6212 (1.00)(H), 6213 (1.00)(C), 6203 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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.
Painting
Course Numbers: 6042 (0.50)(H), 6043 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(H), 6693 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(H), 6613 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6333 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6343 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(H), 61002 (0.50)(H), 61003 (0.50)(C), 6703 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.25)(H), 6902 (0.00)(H), 6903 (0.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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.
Tech Theater and Design
Course Numbers: 61182 (1.00)(H), 66183 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Technical Theater and Design: In the course, students will develop and build specific artistic skills within the technical theater. Students will learn hands on how to design for live theatre. Students will be exposed to the basics of all areas and then be allowed to specialize in a focus area of their choosing: costume/makeup/hair design, lighting design, stage management, sound/special effects design, scenic design/artistry. 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 (1.00)(H), 6553 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 I Pt 1
Course Numbers: 6562 (0.50)(H), 6563 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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.
Theater I Pt 2
Course Numbers: 61142 (0.50)(H), 61143 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Theater I - Pt 2: In this course, students will continue to 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.
Theater II
Course Numbers: 6582 (1.00)(H), 6583 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6593 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 6603 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 61052 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H), 61062 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.25)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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.
Intro Tech Comm Pt 1
Course Numbers: 7752 (0.50)(H), 7753 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Business
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Introduction to Technology and Communication Part 1: 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. 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.
Marketing I
Course Numbers: 7292 (1.00)(H), 7422 (1.00)(H), 7423 (1.00)(C), 7293 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Business
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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. 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.
Marketing II
Course Numbers: 7302 (1.00)(H), 7432 (1.00)(H), 7433 (1.00)(C), 7303 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Business
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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.
Music and Multi Tech
Course Numbers: 7362 (1.00)(H), 7363 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Business
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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.
Diesel III
Course Numbers: 7402 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Diesel Technology III: 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 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.
Diesel Technology I
Course Numbers: 7372 (1.00)(H), 7373 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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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 (1.00)(H), 7383 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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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.
Forensics
Course Numbers: 2262 (1.00)(H), 2352 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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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.
Pathophysiology I
Course Numbers: 2162 (1.00)(H), 2372 (1.00)(H), 5122 (1.00)(H), 5123 (1.00)(C), 2373 (1.00)(C), 2163 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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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 (1.00)(H), 2382 (1.00)(H), 5132 (1.00)(H), 5133 (1.00)(C), 2383 (1.00)(C), 2173 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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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 diseases 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.
Accounting I
Course Numbers: 5212 (1.00)(H), 7632 (1.00)(H), 7633 (1.00)(C), 5213 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Accounting I: In this course students will learn the essentials of accounting concepts and practices. At this introductory level, students will learn how to analyze and complete the accounting cycle for a service business by creating a chart of accounts, classifying business transactions as debits and credits, recording business transactions into a general journal, posting to a general ledger, making correcting entries, completing the accounting worksheet, recording closing entries, and generating financial statements. 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.
Accounting II
Course Numbers: 5252 (1.00)(H), 7502 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Accounting II: In this course students will continue to learn the essentials of accounting concepts and practices. Students will expand their learning on how to analyze and complete the accounting cycle for a service business by creating a chart of accounts, classifying business transactions as debits and credits, recording business transactions into a general journal, posting to a general ledger, making correcting entries, completing the accounting worksheet, recording closing entries, and generating financial statements. 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.
Bus Tech and Comm Skills
Course Numbers: 5232 (1.00)(H), 7483 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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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. 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.
Business Tech Seminar
Course Numbers: 5282 (1.00)(H), 5283 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Business Technology Seminar: In this capstone course, students will learn about Entrepreneurship, Social Media, and Website Design. Students will utilize skills acquired in their Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior Chapter 74 courses to apply their knowledge to the creation of business plans to start their own businesses. 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.
Database Administration
Course Numbers: 5272 (1.00)(H), 5273 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Database Administration: In the course, students will learn essential and advanced skills including the creation, editing, and formatting of databases and utilizing advanced database management features such as specifying criteria, sorting and filtering data, performing calculations, and creating queries and reports. Students will prepare for MOS Certification in Access, and have the opportunity to test for certification during 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.
Document Processing
Course Numbers: 5222 (1.00)(H), 5223 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Document Processing: In this course, students will learn how to create, edit, and format documents, insert elements such as tables, charts, graphics, and hyperlinks, track changes while collaborating on a document, and learn how to utilize document security features. At the culmination of this course, students will have the opportunity to test for certification as a Microsoft Office Certified Specialist in Word. 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: 5502 (1.00)(H), 5142 (1.00)(H), 5143 (1.00)(C), 8173 (1.00)(C), 8333 (1.00)(C), 8833 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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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 9
Course Numbers: 5172 (0.75)(H)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Health Science Academy Laboratory Skills 9: 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.
HSA Laboratory Skills 10
Course Numbers: 5182 (0.75)(H)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Health Science Academy Laboratory Skills 10: In this course students will continue to study topics that will prepare them for the American Red Cross Exam, the Nurses Aide Competency Exam and support 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.
HSA Laboratory Skills 11
Course Numbers: 5192 (0.75)(H)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Health Science Academy Laboratory Skills 11: In this course students will continue to study topics that will prepare them for the American Red Cross Exam, the Nurses Aide Competency Exam and support 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.
HSA Laboratory Skills 12
Course Numbers: 5202 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Health Science Academy Laboratory Skills 12: In this course students will continue to study topics that will prepare them for the American Red Cross Exam, the Nurses Aide Competency Exam and support 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.
Intro Tech - Eng
Course Numbers: 5012 (1.00)(H), 5013 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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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.
Presentation Skills
Course Numbers: 5242 (1.00)(H), 5243 (1.00)(C), 7493 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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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. 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.
Spreadsheet Development
Course Numbers: 5262 (1.00)(H), 5263 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Spreadsheet Development: In the course, students will learn essential and advanced skills including the creation, editing, and formatting of spreadsheets, inserting elements into a spreadsheet, and utilizing advanced spreadsheet features such as filters, simple and complex formulas, naming ranges, functions, automation, and integration. Students will prepare for MOS Certification in Excel, and have the opportunity to test for certification during 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.
Academic Lit I
Course Numbers: 10122 (1.00)(H), 10129 (1.00)(H), 10123 (1.00)(C), 10124 (1.00)(C), 10125 (1.00)(C), 10126 (1.00)(C), 10127 (1.00)(C), 10128 (1.00)(C), 10120 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: English
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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 (0.50)(H), 10133 (0.50)(C), 10134 (0.50)(C), 10135 (0.50)(C), 10136 (0.50)(C), 10137 (0.50)(C), 10138 (0.50)(C), 10139 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: English
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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 (0.50)(H), 10143 (0.50)(C), 10144 (0.50)(C), 10145 (0.50)(C), 10146 (0.50)(C), 10147 (0.50)(C), 10148 (0.50)(C), 10149 (0.50)(C), 10140 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: English
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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 (1.00)(H), 10153 (1.00)(C), 10154 (1.00)(C), 10155 (1.00)(C), 10156 (1.00)(C), 10157 (1.00)(C), 10158 (1.00)(C), 10159 (1.00)(C), 10150 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: English
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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 (1.00)(H), 10169 (1.00)(H), 10163 (1.00)(C), 10164 (1.00)(C), 10165 (1.00)(C), 10166 (1.00)(C), 10167 (1.00)(C), 10168 (1.00)(C), 10160 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: English
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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 (1.00)(H), 10173 (1.00)(C), 10174 (1.00)(C), 10175 (1.00)(C), 10176 (1.00)(C), 10177 (1.00)(C), 10178 (1.00)(C), 10179 (1.00)(C), 10170 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: English
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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: 10392 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: English
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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.
Creative Writing Pt 1
Course Numbers: 10182 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: English
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Creative Writing Pt. 1: 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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: English
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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 (1.00)(H), 10019 (1.00)(H), 10013 (1.00)(C), 10014 (1.00)(C), 10015 (1.00)(C), 10016 (1.00)(C), 10017 (1.00)(C), 10018 (1.00)(C), 10010 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: English
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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 (1.00)(H), 10029 (1.00)(H), 10023 (1.00)(C), 10024 (1.00)(C), 10025 (1.00)(C), 10026 (1.00)(C), 10027 (1.00)(C), 10028 (1.00)(C), 10020 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: English
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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 (1.00)(H), 10039 (1.00)(H), 10033 (1.00)(C), 10034 (1.00)(C), 10035 (1.00)(C), 10036 (1.00)(C), 10037 (1.00)(C), 10038 (1.00)(C), 10030 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: English
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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 (1.00)(H), 10049 (1.00)(H), 10043 (1.00)(C), 10044 (1.00)(C), 10045 (1.00)(C), 10046 (1.00)(C), 10047 (1.00)(C), 10048 (1.00)(C), 10040 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: English
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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 (1.00)(H), 10053 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: English
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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 (1.00)(H), 10083 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: English
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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 (1.00)(H), 4173 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H), 4183 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H), 4193 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H), 4083 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H), 4093 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H), 4103 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H), 4133 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H), 4143 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H), 4153 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H), 4163 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H), 4522 (1.00)(H), 4203 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H), 4213 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H), 4223 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H), 4233 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 I
Course Numbers: 4012 (1.00)(H), 4502 (1.00)(H), 4852 (0.00)(H), 4013 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H), 4033 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H), 4053 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 Nat Speakers I
Course Numbers: 4022 (1.00)(H), 4752 (0.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Spanish For Native Speakers I: 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 Nat Speakers II
Course Numbers: 4042 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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Spanish for Native Speakers II: In this course, students whose native language is Spanish, will continue to 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 is conducted in Spanish. 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 V
Course Numbers: 4072 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Foreign Language
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: General
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: General
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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.
Dual Enrollment
Course Numbers: 9102 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: General
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Dual Enrollment: In this course, students will be enrolled at their secondary school and dual enrolled at a community college, four year college, or university. Students who pass their class receive credit that may be applied toward a college degree.
Robotics I
Course Numbers: 7212 (1.00)(H), 7213 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: General
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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 (1.00)(H), 7223 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: General
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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.
ROTC IV
Course Numbers: 9092 (1.00)(H), 9093 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: General
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ROTC IV: In this course, students will further develop citizenship and leadership skills and explore the technical aspects of naval science. Students will also acquire a deeper understanding of the importance of oceans to the continued well-being of the United States. 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 (1.00)(H), 9213 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: General
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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 I Part 1
Course Numbers: 9382 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: General
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Seminar I Part 1: 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.
Seminar I Part 1A
Course Numbers: 9362 (0.25)(H), 9553 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: General
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Seminar I Part 1A: 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.
Seminar I Part 1B
Course Numbers: 9392 (0.25)(H), 9573 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: General
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Seminar I Part 1B: 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.
Seminar I Part 2
Course Numbers: 9402 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: General
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Seminar I Part 2: 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.
Seminar II
Course Numbers: 9372 (1.00)(H), 9373 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: General
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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: 9112 (1.00)(H), 9162 (0.50)(H), 9113 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: General
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Virtual High School Courses
Drugs and Society
Course Numbers: 8312 (1.00)(H), 8313 (1.00)(C), 8193 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Health Programs
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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 (1.00)(H), 1263 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(H), 1053 (1.00)(C), 1054 (1.00)(C), 1055 (1.00)(C), 1056 (1.00)(C), 1057 (1.00)(C), 1058 (1.00)(C), 1050 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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.
AdvTopics Comp Sci Pt 1
Course Numbers: 1212 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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Advanced Topics in Computer Science Part 1: 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.
Algebra
Course Numbers: 1502 (1.00)(H), 1822 (0.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(H), 1019 (1.00)(H), 1013 (1.00)(C), 1014 (1.00)(C), 1015 (1.00)(C), 1016 (1.00)(C), 1017 (1.00)(C), 1018 (1.00)(C), 1010 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(H), 1049 (1.00)(H), 1043 (1.00)(C), 1044 (1.00)(C), 1045 (1.00)(C), 1046 (1.00)(C), 1047 (1.00)(C), 1048 (1.00)(C), 1040 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(H), 1093 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(H), 1103 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(H), 1243 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(H), 1233 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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.
Financial Literacy Pt 1
Course Numbers: 1292 (0.50)(H), 1293 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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Financial Literacy Part 1: 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 (1.00)(H), 1029 (1.00)(H), 1023 (1.00)(C), 1024 (1.00)(C), 1025 (1.00)(C), 1026 (1.00)(C), 1027 (1.00)(C), 1028 (1.00)(C), 1020 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(H), 1069 (1.00)(H), 1063 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(H), 1083 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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.
Topic in Alg and Geo
Course Numbers: 1032 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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. 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 (1.00)(H), 1033 (1.00)(C), 1034 (1.00)(C), 1035 (1.00)(C), 1036 (1.00)(C), 1037 (1.00)(C), 1038 (1.00)(C), 1030 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Mathematics
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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 (1.00)(H), 2019 (1.00)(H), 2013 (1.00)(C), 2014 (1.00)(C), 2015 (1.00)(C), 2016 (1.00)(C), 2017 (1.00)(C), 2018 (1.00)(C), 2010 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (1.00)(H), 2032 (0.50)(H), 2039 (0.50)(H), 2033 (0.50)(C), 2034 (0.50)(C), 2035 (0.50)(C), 2036 (0.50)(C), 2037 (0.50)(C), 2038 (0.50)(C), 2023 (1.00)(C), 2024 (1.00)(C), 2025 (1.00)(C), 2026 (1.00)(C), 2027 (1.00)(C), 2028 (1.00)(C), 2020 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (1.00)(H), 2342 (1.00)(H), 5152 (1.00)(H), 5153 (1.00)(C), 2343 (1.00)(C), 2153 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (1.00)(H), 2049 (1.00)(H), 2043 (1.00)(C), 2044 (1.00)(C), 2045 (1.00)(C), 2046 (1.00)(C), 2047 (1.00)(C), 2048 (1.00)(C), 2030 (1.00)(C), 2040 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (0.50)(H), 2059 (0.50)(H), 2053 (0.50)(C), 2054 (0.50)(C), 2055 (0.50)(C), 2056 (0.50)(C), 2057 (0.50)(C), 2058 (0.50)(C), 2050 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (1.00)(H), 5042 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (1.00)(H), 2256 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (0.50)(H), 2283 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 Pt 1
Course Numbers: 2272 (0.50)(H), 2392 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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Forensics Part 1: 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. Students will apply these multiple scientfic disciplines to the investigation of criminal or civil questions of law. 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 (1.00)(H), 2242 (1.00)(H), 2243 (1.00)(C), 2093 (1.00)(C), 2094 (1.00)(C), 2096 (1.00)(C), 2097 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (0.50)(H), 2103 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (0.50)(H), 2113 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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.
Human Physiology
Course Numbers: 2362 (1.00)(H), 5112 (1.00)(H), 8183 (1.00)(C), 8323 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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.
Ind Study Technology
Course Numbers: 2202 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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.
Introductory Physics
Course Numbers: 2402 (1.00)(H), 2403 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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Introductory Physics: In this lab based science course, students will build on concepts from middle school and explain additional and more complex phenomena central to the physical world. The standards expect students to apply a variety of science and engineering practices to three core ideas of Physics: Motion and Stability, Energy, and Waves and Their Applications in Information Transfer Technology. 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.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.
Physics
Course Numbers: 2062 (1.00)(H), 2069 (1.00)(H), 2063 (1.00)(C), 2064 (1.00)(C), 2065 (1.00)(C), 2066 (1.00)(C), 2067 (1.00)(C), 2068 (1.00)(C), 2060 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (0.50)(H), 2079 (0.50)(H), 2073 (0.50)(C), 2074 (0.50)(C), 2075 (0.50)(C), 2076 (0.50)(C), 2077 (0.50)(C), 2078 (0.50)(C), 2070 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (0.50)(H), 2089 (0.50)(H), 2083 (0.50)(C), 2084 (0.50)(C), 2085 (0.50)(C), 2086 (0.50)(C), 2087 (0.50)(C), 2088 (0.50)(C), 2080 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (2.00)(H), 5022 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (1.00)(H), 5032 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Science & Engineering
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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 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (0.50)(H), 3223 (0.50)(C), 3224 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (0.50)(H), 3233 (0.50)(C), 3234 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (1.00)(H), 3053 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 Gov and Justice
Course Numbers: 3132 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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Introduction to Government and Justice: In this course, students will identify, define, compare, and contrast ideas regarding the nature of government, politics, and civil life, and explore how these ideas have influenced contemporary political and legal systems. Students will also examine the importance of government, politics, and civic engagement in a democratic republic, as well as how citizens participate in civic and political life in their own communities. 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 (0.50)(H), 3153 (0.50)(C), 3154 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (0.50)(H), 3163 (0.50)(C), 3164 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (1.00)(H), 3093 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (1.00)(H), 3043 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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.
Psychology Pt 1
Course Numbers: 3312 (0.50)(H), 3313 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 covered 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 (1.00)(H), 3123 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (1.00)(H), 3029 (1.00)(H), 3023 (1.00)(C), 3024 (1.00)(C), 3025 (1.00)(C), 3026 (1.00)(C), 3027 (1.00)(C), 3028 (1.00)(C), 3020 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (1.00)(H), 3039 (1.00)(H), 3033 (1.00)(C), 3034 (1.00)(C), 3035 (1.00)(C), 3036 (1.00)(C), 3037 (1.00)(C), 3038 (1.00)(C), 3030 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (1.00)(H), 3019 (1.00)(H), 3013 (1.00)(C), 3014 (1.00)(C), 3015 (1.00)(C), 3016 (1.00)(C), 3017 (1.00)(C), 3018 (1.00)(C), 3010 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Social Studies
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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 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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
App Music III
Course Numbers: 6423 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 songwriting
App Music IV
Course Numbers: 6433 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 - Voc I
Course Numbers: 6293 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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.
Drawing Pt 1
Course Numbers: 61193 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Drawing Part 1: In this course, students will begin to 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.
Fund to Acting - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 6573 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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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.
Com Game Prog
Course Numbers: 7353 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Business
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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.
Expl Tech and Comm
Course Numbers: 7523 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Business
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Exploring Technology and Communication: In this course, students will communicate ideas and information through drafting; design; electronic communication; graphic arts; printing process; photography; telecommunications; and computers.
Exploring Tech and Comm
Course Numbers: 7773 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Business
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Exploring Technology and Communication: In this course, students will communicate ideas and information through drafting; design; electronic communication; graphic arts; printing process; photography; telecommunications; and computers.
Intro Tech - Comm
Course Numbers: 7073 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Business
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Introduction to Technology and Communication: 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.
Intro to Business
Course Numbers: 7263 (1.00)(C), 7393 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Business
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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 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Business
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Introduction to Technology and Communication Part I A: 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 (1.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Business
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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 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Business
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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.
Multimedia Tech II
Course Numbers: 7003 (1.00)(C), 7023 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Business
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Multimedia Technology II: This course is an advanced level course, where students are expected to complete complex assignments. Topics include: computer hardware, operating systems, application software, networks, Adobe Photoshop, interactive media, and further web development. Knowledge and competencies in this course are in the National Career Cluster Core IT Standards published by the Educational Development Center (EDC). F/S/SU. Students will discuss and complete their academic and career plans. Students who receive a B or better in both Multimedia Technology I and II may be able to receive college credit from Quinsigamond Community College, via an articulation agreement to the college course Introduction to Information Technology (CS 105).
Automotive Tech I
Course Numbers: 7093 (1.00)(C), 9473 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Automotive Technology I: In this course, students will begin the in-depth study of the careers and technical skills utilized in the automotive technology profession. Students will engage in project-based learning and career preparation, as they examine suspension; brake and steering systems; operation and repair; four-stroke engine theory; design characteristics; and service techniques.
Automotive Tech II
Course Numbers: 7103 (2.00)(C), 7543 (1.00)(C), 9483 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Automotive Technology II: In this course, students will explore theory on engine performance; drive train operation; and computer interfacing. Students will engage in structured, work-based learning, addressing technical areas including transmissions; brakes; chassis; ECM scanning; and replacements. Students will also complete internships in the private or public sector.
Automotive Tech III
Course Numbers: 7113 (2.00)(C), 7553 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Automotive Technology III: In this course, students will engage in structured, work-based learning, and will problem-solve many authentic technical problems within the automatic suspension, brake, engine and electronic system of shop vehicles. Students will also gain experience in advanced diagnostic procedures.
Automotive Tech IV
Course Numbers: 7573 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Automotive Technology IV: In this course, students will continue to engage in structured, work-based learning, and will problem-solve many authentic technical problems within the automatic suspension, brake, engine and electronic system of shop vehicles. Students will also continue to gain experience in advanced diagnostic procedures.
Business Info Systems
Course Numbers: 7283 (1.00)(C), 7463 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Business Information Systems: In this course, students will deepen their knowledge of business information systems and keyboard proficiency, document production skills, and problem-solving skills.
Career Readiness Capstone
Course Numbers: 9903 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Career Readiness Capstone: In this course, students will reflect upon, analyze, and synthesize the knowledge and skills learned through their vocational/technical training and coursework. Students, with the assistance of the instructor, will design a culminating project that encompasses the six vocational strands from the Massachusetts Vocational Education Frameworks. Capstone projects may include, but are not limited to, designing a business starting with a business plan, creating employee schedules, addressing insurance needs, and building a physical model business. Students may opt to develop a community-based project such as such as implementation of a new program at a daycare center or shelter. This capstone is meant to be student driven and will reflect student interest in the chosen area. At years end, the student will present his/her work to a panel, which includes a technical teacher, a staff member, and a member from industry for grading. The year will conclude with an open house for parents/guardians, families, and members of advisory boards to view student presentations and celebrate student achievement in their chosen area.
Coll Career Readiness I
Course Numbers: 9633 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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College and Career Readiness I: In this course, students will continue to participate in a variety of experiences that will assist them in the development of personal, academic and career/vocational skills.
Coll Career Readiness II
Course Numbers: 9643 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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College and Career Readiness II: In this course, students will continue to participate in a variety of experiences that will assist them in the development of personal, academic and career/vocational skills.
Criminal Justice
Course Numbers: 3193 (1.00)(C), 3273 (1.00)(C), 3283 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Criminal Justice: In this course, students will develop critical and analytical skills to promote the administration of justice and crime prevention and control in a diverse and global society. Students will gain an understanding of the criminal justice system, its' agencies, personnel, and historical foundation.
Criminal Justice Pt 1
Course Numbers: 3333 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Criminal Justice Part 1: In this course, students will develop critical and analytical skills to promote the administration of justice and crime prevention and control in a diverse and global society. Students will gain an understanding of the criminal justice system, its' agencies, personnel, and historical foundation.
Culinary IV
Course Numbers: 7683 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Culinary Arts IV: In this course, students will continue to deepen the skills they acquired in the other Culinary Arts courses by assuming greater responsibility for the operation of lunch service. They will also continue to examine food principles including food costs; menu planning; table setting; plating; garnishing; and advanced baking.
Early Childhood I Pt 1
Course Numbers: 7643 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Early Childhood I Part 1: 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 Pt 1
Course Numbers: 7653 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Early Childhood II Part 1: 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.
Expl Bus Info Sys
Course Numbers: 7273 (1.00)(C), 7473 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Exploring Business Information Systems: In this course, students will explore various types of business information systems and acquire keyboard proficiency, document production skills, and problem-solving skills.
Exploring Tech Comm
Course Numbers: 7083 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Exploring Technology and Communication: In this course, students will communicate ideas and information through drafting; design; electronic communication; graphic arts; printing process; photography; telecommunications; and computers.
HSA Exploratory
Course Numbers: 8363 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Health Science Academy Exploratory: In this course students will be introduced to the Health Science Academy. During this ten week course, students will explore a variety of health science topics to gain a beginning understanding of the offerings within the academy and the Health Sciences field in general.
Into to Civil Engineering
Course Numbers: 9623 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Introduction to Civil Engineering: In this course students will gain a general overview of construction fields and how to pursue union and non-union jobs, enhance their math skills as related to the trade, and give students basic blueprint reading skills. Additionally, hands on projects will reinforce these learning objectives and introduce students to tools and machinery commonly used in construction. This 90-hour, instructor-led course will give a basic overview of the construction fields and develop specific skills needed for the industry.
Intro Adv Manufacturing
Course Numbers: 9613 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing:In this course students will participate in hands-on training of machining processes used in the Advanced Manufacturing field. This 15-week course teaches the proper use of turning, milling, and grinding machine tools. The use of layout tools, precision measuring tools, shop safety, blueprint reading, the application of shop math, and work readiness skills will all be incorporated into this class. This work will prepare students for industry recognized credentials such as MACWIC and NIMS, which are marketable in the workforce and transferable to higher education institutions. OSHA General Industry safety awareness training will be included in this program. This 90 hour instructor-led course will give students a background on the manufacturing field and start students in the process of achieving industry recognized credentials.
Intro College Career Read
Course Numbers: 9403 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Introduction to College and Career Readiness: In this course, students will participate in a variety of experiences that will assist them in the development of personal, academic and career/vocational skills.
Intro Human Serv
Course Numbers: 7193 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Intro to Health Careers
Course Numbers: 8353 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Introduction to Health Careers: In this course students will gain a general overview of the medical field and medical terminology as well as hands on skills needed to become a Certified Nurse Assistant. Additionally, students will develop the professional skills needed for interviewing and conducting themselves respectfully and confidentially in the medical field. This 90-hour course will give students a basic overview of the careers within the medical field and help them develop specific skills needed for the industry. It will also introduce students to health assisting and begin preparing them for the CNA exam.
IT Essentials
Course Numbers: 7693 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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IT Essentials: In this course students will be introduced to the fundamentals of computer hardware and software, mobile devices, security and networking concepts, and the responsibilities of an IT professional. This 90-hour course includes activities using Packet Tracer, hands-on lab work, and a wide array of assessment types and tools.
Multimedia Tech I
Course Numbers: 7013 (1.00)(C), 7763 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Multimedia Technology I: 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. This course is a prerequisite for Multimedia Technology II.
SSJ Exploratory
Course Numbers: 3343 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Social Systems and Justice Academy Exploratory: In this course students will be introduced to the Social Systems and Justice Academy. During this ten week course, students will explore a variety of social systems and justice topics to gain a beginning understanding of the offerings within the academy and the Public Services field in general.
SSJ Internship
Course Numbers: 3183 (1.50)(C), 3293 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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Social Systems Justice Internship: In this course, students will take part in an internship program which will provide them with work experience in a field related to government, politics, and/or the law. Students will set goals for their internship with their teacher and employer.
STB Exploratory
Course Numbers: 7703 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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School of Technology and Business Exploratory: In this course students will be introduced to the School of Technology and Business. During this ten week course, students will explore a variety of technology and business topics to gain a beginning understanding of the offerings within the academy and the technology and business fields in general.
STB Internship
Course Numbers: 7233 (1.50)(C), 7533 (1.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Technology (Non 74)
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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.
Advanced Programming
Course Numbers: 11117 (4.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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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.
Animal Science 9
Course Numbers: 11187 (1.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Animal Science Grade 9: In this course, students will be able to recognize and demonstrate the importance of safety in the shop and on-site. Students will acquire front office skills such as phone etiquette; filing; scheduling; and customer interaction. Students will identify animals by their scientific names; breeds; and individual characteristics and learn basic animal handling; examination room procedure; and infection control.
Animal Science 10
Course Numbers: 11188 (4.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Animal Science Grade 10: In this course, students will acquire advanced restraint technique skills working with mostly cats and dogs, while practicing basic techniques on large animals, such as horses; cows; goats; and pigs. Students will also develop the skills to work with exotic species such as birds; small mammals; and lizards. Students will develop skills and competencies on basic hospital procedures and advanced exam room techniques. Students will visit external sites and apply the skills acquired in shop in the workplace.
Animal Science 11
Course Numbers: 11189 (4.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Animal Science Grade 11: In this course, students will prepare for their internship and develop radiology skills and techniques; surgical assisting skills and techniques; and advanced hospital procedures.
Animal Science 12
Course Numbers: 11190 (4.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Animal Science Grade 12: In this course, students will either enroll in the basic EMT course or pursue co-op or advanced internship opportunities in an animal hospital/office.
Animal Science Theory 9
Course Numbers: 11090 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Animal Science Theory Grade 9: In this course, students will acquire the basic knowledge and skills of the veterinary industry, including the history veterinary medicine; the importance of veterinary medicine in our society; ethics and laws; different types of animals treated in a variety of practices; and career options. Students will also learn medical mathematics; medical terminology; and medical abbreviations.
Animal Science Theory 10
Course Numbers: 11091 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Animal Science Theory Grade 10: In this course, students will acquire knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of multiple species. Students will learn about animal behavior and training and its' application in the veterinary field.
Animal Science Theory 11
Course Numbers: 11092 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Animal Science Theory Grade 11: In this course, students will compile veterinary terminology that applies to medical documents. Students will acquire knowledge of advanced animal nutrition and pharmacology for various species. Students will also participate in an