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Individual High School Courses

Through the Statewide Education Online Program individual, tuition-free online courses are available to any high school student, statewide, who is currently attending either a public school within his or her resident district, a private school, or a state-approved charter school. Students who are home schooled may also enroll. There is no waitlist for individual enrollment. Once enrolled, students can take either four full-year one-credit online courses or a combination of semester-long half-credit courses equaling a total of 4.0 credits for the school year. These courses will be chosen from the K¹² catalog offered through Utah Virtual Academy.

Utah Virtual Academy offers courses from the K¹² online high school curriculum featuring:

  • An individualized, flexible approach to learning that can help alleviate academic and social pressures and also support self-discipline
  • Instruction by passionate, state-certified teachers, all with deep expertise in their subject and online learning methods
  • Courses for all grades in all core subjects: English, math, science, and history
  • Multiple academic levels for diverse learners: Core, comprehensive, honors, and AP®
  • Six world languages: Up to four years of Spanish, French, German, Latin, Chinese, and Japanese
  • Nearly 40 electives: Journalism, Web Design, Anthropology, Music Appreciation, and more

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Individual Courses Offered Through UTVA

English and Language Arts  |  Mathematics  |  Science  |  History and Social Sciences
World Languages  |  Electives and Additional Courses  |  Technology and Computer Science

English and Language Arts

ENG010: Journalism (first semester)
USOE Code: 06010000090

Students are introduced to the historical importance of journalism in America. They study the basic principles of print and online journalism as they examine the role of printed news media in our society. They learn investigative skills, responsible reporting, and journalistic writing techniques as they read, respond to, and write their own news and feature articles. Students conduct interviews, research, write, and design their own publications.

ENG020: Public Speaking (second semester)
USOE Code: 06010000110

Students are introduced to public speaking as an important component of their academic, work, and social lives. They study public speaking occasions and develop skills as fair and critical listeners, or consumers, of spoken information and persuasion. Students study types of speeches (informative, persuasive, dramatic, and special occasion), read and listen to models of speeches, and prepare and present their own speeches to diverse audiences. Students learn to choose speaking topics and adapt them for specific audiences, to research and support their ideas, and to benefit from listener feedback. They study how to incorporate well-designed visual and multimedia aids in presentations and how to maintain a credible presence in the digital world. Students also learn about the ethics of public speaking and about techniques for managing communication anxiety.

ENG102: Literary Analysis and Composition I (Core)
USOE Code: 06020000040

In this course, students work on their written and oral communication skills, while strengthening their ability to understand and analyze works of literature, both classic and modern.

Literature: Students read short stories, poetry, drama, novels, essays, and informative articles. The course sharpens reading comprehension skills and engages readers in literary analysis as they consider important human issues and challenging ideas. Students also learn to read for information in nonfiction texts.

Language Skills: Students learn to express their ideas effectively. They sharpen their composition skills through a focus on writing good paragraphs and essays in a variety of genres, such as persuasive and research essays. Students plan, organize, and revise written works in response to feedback on drafts. In grammar, usage, and mechanics lessons, students expand their understanding of parts of speech, phrases and clauses, sentence analysis and structure, agreement, punctuation, and other conventions. Vocabulary lessons build knowledge of Greek and Latin words that form the roots of many English words. Students use word origins and derivations to determine the meaning of new words as they increase their vocabularies.

ENG104: Honors Literary Analysis and Composition I
USOE Code: 06020000045

This course challenges students to improve their written and oral communication skills, while strengthening their ability to understand and analyze literature in a variety of genres. Students enrolled in this course work on independent projects that enhance their skills and challenge them to consider complex ideas and apply the knowledge they have learned.

LITERATURE: Students read a broad array of short stories, poetry, drama, novels, autobiographies, essays, and famous speeches. The course guides students in the close reading and critical analysis of classic works of literature, and helps them appreciate the texts and the contexts in which the works were written. Literary selections range from the Greek tragedy Antigone to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to contemporary pieces by authors such as Annie Dillard and Maya Angelou.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Students broaden their composition skills by examining model essays in various genres by student and published writers. Through in-depth planning, organizing, drafting, revising, proofreading, and feedback, they hone their writing skills. Students build on their grammar, usage, and mechanics skills with in-depth study of sentence analysis and structure, agreement, and punctuation, reinforced by online activities. Student vocabularies are enhanced through the study of Greek and Latin root, improving students' ability to decipher the meanings of new words.

ENG202: Literary Analysis and Composition II (Core)
USOE Code: 06020000050

In this course, students build on their language skills while reading classic and modern works of literature and improving their writing skills.

LITERATURE: Students read short stories, poetry, drama, and novels, sharpening their reading comprehension skills and analyzing important human issues.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Students continue to work on their oral and written expression skills, writing a variety of essays, including persuasive and research essays. Students plan, organize, and revise their essays in response to feedback. They build on their skills in grammar, usage, and mechanics by studying phrases and clauses, sentence analysis and structure, agreement, punctuation, and other conventions. Thematic units focus on word roots, suffixes and prefixes, context clues, and other strategies to help students strengthen their vocabularies.

ENG204: Honors Literary Analysis and Composition II
USOE Code: 06020000055

In this course, students build on existing literature and composition skills and move on to higher levels of sophistication. Students work on independent projects that enhance their skills and challenge them to consider complex ideas and apply the knowledge they have learned.

LITERATURE: Students hone their skills of literary analysis by reading short stories, poetry, drama, novels, and works of nonfiction, both classic and modern. Authors include W. B. Yeats, Sara Teasdale, Langston Hughes, Robert Frost, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Kate Chopin, Amy Tan, Richard Rodriguez, and William Shakespeare. Students have a choice of novels and longer works to study, including works by Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, and Elie Wiesel.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: In this course, students become more proficient writers and readers. In composition lessons, students analyze model essays from readers' and writers' perspectives, focusing on ideas and content, structure and organization, style, word choice, and tone. Students receive feedback during the writing process to help them work toward a polished final draft. In addition to writing formal essays, applications, and business letters, students write and deliver a persuasive speech. Students expand their knowledge of grammar, usage, and mechanics through sentence analysis and structure, syntax, agreement, and conventions. Students strengthen their vocabularies through thematic units focused on word roots, suffixes and prefixes, context clues, and other important vocabulary-building strategies.

ENG302: American Literature (Core)
USOE Code: 06020000060

In this genre-based course, students sharpen their reading comprehension skills and analyze important themes in classic and modern works of American literature, including short stories, poetry, drama, and novels. Students refine their skills of written expression by writing memoirs, persuasive essays, research essays, workplace documentation, and more. They develop vocabulary skills and refresh their knowledge of grammar, usage, and mechanics in preparation for standardized tests.

LITERATURE: Students read short stories, poetry, drama, and novels, sharpening their reading comprehension skills and analyzing important themes in American literature.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Students continue to work on their oral and written expression skills, writing a variety of essays including memoirs, persuasive and research essays, and workplace documentation. Students plan, organize, and revise their essays in response to feedback.

ENG304: Honors American Literature
USOE Code: 06020000065

In this course, students read and analyze works of American literature from colonial to contemporary times, including poetry, short stories, novels, drama, and nonfiction. The literary works provide opportunities for critical writing, creative projects, and online discussions. Students develop vocabulary skills and refresh their knowledge of grammar, usage, and mechanics in preparation for standardized tests. Students enrolled in this challenging course will also complete independent projects that deepen their understanding of the themes and ideas presented in the curriculum.

ENG402: British and World Literature (Core)
USOE Code: 06020000070

K¹² High School British and World Literature is a genre-based course in which students sharpen their reading comprehension skills and analyze important themes in classic and modern works of British and World literature, including short stories, poetry, drama, and novels. Students refine their skills of written expression by writing narrative essays, persuasive essays, research papers, workplace documentation, and more. They develop vocabulary skills and refresh their knowledge of grammar, usage, and mechanics in preparation for standardized tests.

LITERATURE: Students read short stories, poetry, drama, and novels, sharpening their reading comprehension skills and analyzing important themes.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Students continue to work on their oral and written expression skills, writing a variety of essays including expository, persuasive, and research essays, and workplace documentation. Students plan, organize, and revise their essays in response to feedback.

ENG404: Honors British and World Literature
USOE Code: 06020000070

In K¹² High School British and World Literature, students read and analyze works of British and world literature that reflect the rich and diverse history of the Western world. As students progress through centuries of literature in a loose chronological arrangement, they will see how British and world literature has been shaped by concerns, values, and ideas that have intrigued, delighted, and challenged people throughout time. Throughout the course, poetry, short stories, novels, drama, and nonfiction provide opportunities for critical writing, creative projects, and online discussions. Students develop vocabulary skills and refresh their knowledge of grammar, usage, and mechanics in preparation for standardized tests.  Students enrolled in this challenging course will also complete independent projects that extend their knowledge and deepen their understanding of the themes and ideas presented in the curriculum.

ENG500: AP® English Language and Composition
USOE Code: 06010000092

Students learn to understand and analyze complex works by a variety of authors. They explore the richness of language, including syntax, imitation, word choice, and tone. They also learn about their own composition style and process, starting with exploration, planning, and writing, and continuing through editing, peer review, rewriting, polishing, and applying what they learn to academic, personal, and professional contexts. In this equivalent of an introductory college-level survey class, students prepare for the AP® Exam and for further study in communications, creative writing, journalism, literature, and composition.

ENG510: AP English Literature and Composition
USOE Code: 06010000093

In this course, the equivalent of an introductory college-level survey class, students are immersed in novels, plays, poems, and short stories from various periods. Students read and write daily using a variety of multimedia and interactive activities, interpretive writing assignments, and discussions. The course places special emphasis on reading comprehension, structural and critical analyses of written works, literary vocabulary, and recognizing and understanding literary devices. Students prepare for the AP® Exam and for further study in creative writing, communications, journalism, literature, and composition.

Mathematics

MTH147: Integrated Mathematics I**
Core Code: 07080000090

MTH 247: Integrated Mathematics II**
Core Code: 07080000100

MTH347 Integrated Mathematics III*
Core Code: 07080000100

MTH403: Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry
USOE Code: 07040000020

Pre-calculus weaves together previous study of algebra, geometry, and functions into a preparatory course for calculus. The course focuses on the mastery of critical skills and exposure to new skills necessary for success in subsequent math courses. Topics include linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, radical, polynomial, and rational functions; systems of equations; and conic sections in the first semester. The second semester covers trigonometric ratios and functions; inverse trigonometric functions; applications of trigonometry, including vectors and laws of cosine and sine; polar functions and notation; and arithmetic of complex numbers. Cross-curricular connections are made throughout the course to calculus, art, history, and a variety of other fields related to mathematics.

MTH500: AP Calculus AB
USOE Code: 07040000001

This course is the equivalent of an introductory college-level calculus course. Calculus helps scientists, engineers, and financial analysts understand the complex relationships behind real-world phenomena. Students learn to evaluate the soundness of proposed solutions and apply mathematical reasoning to real-world models. Students also learn to understand change geometrically and visually (by studying graphs of curves), analytically (by studying and working with mathematical formulas), numerically (by seeing patterns in sets of numbers), and verbally. Students prepare for the AP Exam and further studies in science, engineering, and mathematics.

Science

SCI010: Environmental Science
USOE Code: 08040000020

This course provides an overview of the nature of ecosystems, energy flow, and the inter-relationships of biology, geology, and chemical cycles. Students explore issues in population studies, environmental pollution, and the organization and dynamics of ecological communities. Specific topics include scientific habits of the mind; the application of scientific knowledge, methodology, and historical context to solve problems; the use of laboratory technologies; earth dynamics; the influence of technology on environmental quality; conservation practices; biodiversity; environmental planning and waste management; environmental monitoring and policy; sustainable use of public land; characteristics of populations; biotic and abiotic environmental factors; and energy production technologies.

SCI102: Physical Science
USOE Code: 08060000900

Students explore the relationship between matter and energy by investigating force and motion, the structure of atoms, the structure and properties of matter, chemical reactions, and the interactions of energy and matter. Students develop skill in measuring, solving problems, using laboratory apparatuses, following safety procedures, and adhering to experimental procedures. Students focus on inquiry-based learning, with hands-on laboratory investigations making up half of the learning experience.

SCI112: Earth Science (Core)
USOE Code: 08040000010

In this course, students focus on geology, oceanography, astronomy, weather, and climate. Students follow a program of online study days that alternate with review-and-assessment days. Lessons include extensive animations, hands-on laboratory activities, reference book study, and collaborative activities with virtual classmates.

SCI114: Honors Earth Science
USOE Code:  08040000010

K¹² High School Honors Earth Science is a full-year program that provides students with an honors-level, high school college-prep earth science curriculum and a solid basis to move on to more advanced science courses. The program consists of standard direct lessons presented on screen, an associated reference book, hands-on laboratories students can conduct at home and honors projects including independent research, extended and virtual laboratories, and a teamed, online debate of current science issues. The course surveys all key areas that are commonly taught in high school earth science courses and will give students the basic knowledge they need to master state and local examinations. It provides them with a prerequisite for college-level geology, meteorology, oceanography, and astronomy courses, and gives them practical experience at implementing scientific methods.

SCI202: Biology (Core)
USOE Code: 08020000010

In this course, students focus on the chemistry of living things: the cell, genetics, evolution, the structure and function of living things, and ecology. Students follow a program of online study days alternating with review-and-assessment days. Lessons include extensive animations, hands-on laboratory activities, reference book study, and collaborative activities with virtual classmates.

SCI204: Honors Biology
USOE Code: 08020000010

This course provides students with a challenging honors-level biology curriculum, focusing on the chemistry of living things: the cell, genetics, evolution, the structure and function of living things, and ecology. The program consists of advanced online lessons including extensive animations, an associated reference book, collaborative explorations, and hands-on laboratory experiments students can conduct at home. Honors activities include debates, research papers, extended collaborative laboratories, and virtual laboratories. K¹² provides all lab materials that cannot easily be found in the home.

SCI302: Chemistry (Core)
USOE Code: 08030000012

This course includes direct online instruction and related assessments, used with a problem-solving book. Students follow a program of online study days that alternate with review-and-assessment days. Instructions for hands-on labs are included, for which K¹² provides all lab materials that cannot easily be found in the home. The course surveys all key areas, including atomic structure, chemical bonding and reactions, solutions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, organic chemistry, and nuclear chemistry.

SCI304: Honors Chemistry
USOE Code: 08030000012

This course gives students a solid basis to move on to more advanced courses. The course surveys all key areas, including atomic structure, chemical bonding and reactions, solutions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, organic chemistry, and nuclear chemistry. The course is expanded with more challenging model problems and assessments, and students complete additional community-based written research projects, treat aspects of chemistry that require individual research, reporting, and participate in online threaded discussions. Instructions for hands-on labs are included; K¹² provides all lab materials that cannot easily be found in the home.

SCI403: Physics
USOE Code: 08060000020

This course provides a comprehensive survey of all key areas: physical systems, measurement, kinematics, dynamics, momentum, energy, thermodynamics, waves, electricity, and magnetism, and introduces students to modern physics topics such as quantum theory and the atomic nucleus. The course gives students a solid basis to move on to more advanced courses later in their academic careers. The program consists of online instruction and related assessments, plus an associated problem-solving book and instructions for conducting hands-on laboratory experiments at home. K¹² provides all lab materials that cannot be found easily in a typical home.

SCI500: AP Biology
USOE Code: 08020000001

This course guides students to a deeper understanding of biological concepts including the diversity and unity of life, energy and the processes of life, homeostasis, and genetics. Students learn about regulation, communication, and signaling in living organisms, as well as interactions of biological systems. Students carry out a number of learning activities, including readings, interactive exercises, extension activities, hands-on and virtual laboratory experiments, and practice assessments. These activities are designed to help students gain an understanding of the science process and critical-thinking skills necessary to answer questions on the AP Biology Exam. The content aligns to the sequence of topics recommended by the College Board.

SCI510: AP Chemistry
USOE Code: 08030000001

Students solve chemical problems by using mathematical formulation principles and chemical calculations in addition to laboratory experiments. They build on their general understanding of chemical principles and engage in a more in-depth study of the nature and reactivity of matter. Students first focus on the structure of atoms, molecules, and ions, and then go on to analyze the relationship between molecular structure and chemical and physical properties. To investigate this relationship, students examine the molecular composition of common substances and learn to transform them through chemical reactions with increasingly predictable outcomes. Students prepare for the AP Exam. The course content aligns to the sequence of topics recommended by the College Board and to widely used textbooks.

SCI520: AP Physics
USOE Code: 08060000001

This course is the equivalent of an introductory college-level survey course, but does not require proficiency in calculus. Students focus on five general areas: Newtonian mechanics, thermal physics, electricity and magnetism, waves and optics, and atomic and nuclear physics. Students gain an understanding of the core principles of physics and then apply them to problem-solving exercises. They learn how to measure the mass of a planet without weighing it, find out how electricity makes a motor turn, and learn how opticians know how to shape lenses for glasses. Students prepare for the AP Exam and for further study in science and engineering.

History and Social Sciences

HST010: Anthropology (first semester)
USOE Code: 09020000001

Anthropology is the study of human beings and their social, environmental, and cultural relationships over time. In this course, students familiarize themselves with their own culture as they explore cultures from around the world and from different periods in history. Students examine each culture through the lens of family, land, death, identity, and power to explore the similarities and differences of cultural roles in various times and places.

HST020: Psychology (second semester)
USOE Code: 09070000010

Students explore scientific methods of research as well as the major schools of psychology as they relate to issues of aggression, addictive behavior, memory, interpersonal relations, and self-care. Topics include the importance of ethics in scientific study, psychology's application to daily life, the influence of cultural background on perception, and more.

HST102: World History
USOE Code: 09050000090

In this survey of world history from prehistoric to modern times, students focus on the key developments and events that have shaped civilization across time. The course is organized chronologically and, within broad eras, regionally. Lessons address developments in religion, philosophy, the arts, science and technology, and political history. The course also introduces geography concepts and skills within the context of the historical narrative. Online lessons and assessments complement World History: Our Human Story, a textbook written and published by K¹². Students analyze primary sources and maps, create timelines, and complete other projects—practicing historical thinking and writing skills as they explore the broad themes and big ideas of human history.

HST104: Honors Word History
USOE Code: 09050000092

In this challenging survey of world history from prehistoric to modern times, students focus in depth on the developments and events that have shaped civilization across time. The course is organized chronologically and, within broad eras, regionally. Lessons address developments in religion, philosophy, the arts, science and technology, and political history. The course also introduces geography concepts and skills within the context of the historical narrative. Online lessons and assessments complement World History: Our Human Story , a textbook written and published by K¹². Students are challenged to consider topics in depth as they analyze primary sources and maps, create timelines, and complete other projects—practicing advanced historical thinking and writing skills as they explore the broad themes and big ideas of human history. Students complete an independent honors project each semester.

HST212: Geography and World Cultures
USOE Code: 09040000030

This course introduces students to the countless ways in which geography influences human relationships, politics, society, economics, science, technology, and the arts. Special emphasis is placed on the way geographically derived information is expressed in maps, charts, and graphs in order to teach students how to analyze such documents carefully—and how to create them.

HST302: U.S. History
USOE Code: 09050000050

This course is a full-year survey that provides students with a view of American history from the first migrations of nomadic people to North America to recent events. Readings are drawn from K¹²'s The American Odyssey: A History of the United States. Online lessons help students organize their study, explore topics, review in preparation for assessments, and practice skills of historical thinking and analysis. Activities include analyzing primary sources and maps, creating timelines, completing projects and written assignments, and conducting independent research.

HST304: Honors U.S. History
USOE Code: 09050000060

This course is a challenging full-year survey that provides students with a comprehensive view of American history from the first migrations of nomadic people to North America to recent events. Readings are drawn from K¹²'s The American Odyssey: A History of the United States. Online lessons help students organize their study, explore topics in depth, review in preparation for assessments, and practice advanced skills of historical thinking and analysis. Activities include analyzing primary sources and maps, creating timelines, completing projects and written assignments, and conducting independent research. Students complete independent projects each semester.

HST402: U.S. Government and Politics
USOE Code: 09060000020

This course uses the perspective of political institutions to explore government history, organization, and functions. Students encounter the political culture of our country from the Declaration of Independence to the present day, gaining insight into the challenges faced by presidents, members of Congress, and other political participants. The course also covers the roles of political parties, interest groups, the media, and the Supreme Court. Students learn to use primary historical documents as evidence in evaluating past events and government functions.

HST403: U.S. Government and Politics
USOE Code: 09060000020

This course studies the history, organization, and functions of the United States government. Beginning with the Declaration of Independence and continuing through to the present day, students explore the relationship between individual Americans and our governing bodies. Students take a close look at the political culture of our country and gain insight into the challenges faced by citizens, elected government officials, political activists, and others. Students also learn about the roles of political parties, interest groups, the media, and the Supreme Court, and discuss their own views on current political issues.

HST500: AP U.S. History
USOE Code: 09050000001

Students explore and analyze the economic, political, and social transformation of the United States since the time of the first European encounters. Students are asked to master not only the wide array of factual information necessary to do well on the AP Exam but also to practice skills of critical analysis of historical information and documents. Students read primary and secondary source materials and analyze problems presented by historians to gain insight into challenges of interpretation and the ways in which historical events have shaped American society and culture. The content aligns to the sequence of topics recommended by the College Board and to widely used textbooks. Students prepare for the AP Exam.

HST510: AP U.S. Government and Politics
USOE Code: 09060000010

This course is the equivalent of an introductory college-level course. Students explore the operations and structure of the U.S. government and the behavior of the electorate and politicians. Students gain the analytic perspective necessary to evaluate political data, hypotheses, concepts, opinions, and processes and learn how to gather data about political behavior and develop their own theoretical analysis of American politics. Students also build the skills they need to examine general propositions about government and politics, and to analyze specific relationships between political, social, and economic institutions. Students prepare for the AP Exam and for further study in political science, law, education, business, and history.

HST540: AP Psychology
USOE Code: 09070000001

This course is the equivalent of an introductory college-level course. Students receive an overview of current psychological research methods and theories. They explore the therapies used by professional counselors and clinical psychologists, and examine the reasons for normal human reactions: how people learn and think, the process of human development and human aggression, altruism, intimacy, and self-reflection. They study core psychological concepts, such as the brain and sense functions, and learn to gauge human reactions, gather information, and form meaningful syntheses. Students prepare for the AP Exam and for further studies in Psychology and Life Sciences.

World Languages

WLG100: Spanish I
USOE Code: 03070000011

Students begin their introduction to Spanish with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of world language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students master common vocabulary terms and phrases; learn to comprehend a wide range of grammar patterns; instigate and continue simple conversations; respond appropriately to basic conversational prompts; generate language incorporating basic vocabulary and a limited range of grammar patterns; analyze and compare cultural practices, products, and perspectives of various Spanish-speaking countries; and regularly assess progress in proficiency through quizzes, tests, and speaking/writing submissions. Each week consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major Spanish-speaking areas in Europe and the Americas. The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).

WLG110: French I
USOE Code: 03030000011

Students begin their introduction to French with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of world language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students master common vocabulary terms and phrases; comprehend a wide range of grammar patterns; instigate and continue simple conversations, and respond appropriately to basic conversational prompts; generate language incorporating basic vocabulary and a limited range of grammar patterns; analyze and compare cultural practices, products, and perspectives of various French-speaking countries; and regularly assess progress in proficiency through quizzes, tests, and speaking/writing submissions. Each week consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major French-speaking areas in Europe and across the globe. The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).

WLG120: German I
USOE Code: 03040000011

Students begin their introduction to German with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of world language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students master common vocabulary terms and phrases; comprehend a wide range of grammar patterns; instigate and continue simple conversations, and respond appropriately to basic conversational prompts; generate language incorporating basic vocabulary and a limited range of grammar patterns; analyze and compare cultural practices, products, and perspectives of various German-speaking countries; regularly assess progress in proficiency through quizzes, tests, and speaking/writing submissions. Each week consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and cultural presentations covering major German-speaking areas in Europe. The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).

WLG130: Latin I
USOE Code: 03100000011

Students begin their introduction to Latin with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of world language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students master common vocabulary terms and phrases; comprehend a wide range of grammar patterns; generate language incorporating basic vocabulary and a limited range of grammar patterns; analyze and compare cultural practices, products, and perspectives of ancient Roman culture; regularly assess progress in proficiency through quizzes, tests, and speaking/writing submissions. Each week consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, cultural presentations covering significant aspects of Roman culture or their modern-day manifestations, and assessments. The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).

WLG140: Chinese I
USOE Code: 03020000011

Students begin their introduction to Chinese with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of world language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students master common vocabulary terms and phrases (in both Pinyin and Chinese characters); comprehend a wide range of grammar patterns; instigate and continue simple conversations, and respond appropriately to basic conversational prompts; generate language incorporating basic vocabulary and a limited range of grammar patterns; read, write, speak, and listen for meaning in basic Chinese (including Pinyin and Chinese characters); analyze and compare cultural practices, products, and perspectives of various Chinese-speaking countries; write and input Chinese characters; and regularly assess progress in proficiency through quizzes, tests, and speaking/writing submissions. Each week consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major Chinese-speaking countries. The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).

WLG200: Spanish II
USOE Code: 03070000021

Students continue their introduction to Spanish with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of world language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students master common and some specialized vocabulary terms and phrases; comprehend a wide range of grammar patterns; instigate and continue simple conversations, and respond appropriately to increasingly nuanced conversational prompts; generate language incorporating basic and some specialized vocabulary and a range of grammar patterns; analyze and compare cultural practices, products, and perspectives of various Spanish-speaking countries; and regularly assess progress in proficiency through quizzes, tests, and speaking/writing submissions. Each week consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, cultural presentations covering major Spanish-speaking areas in Europe and the Americas, and assessments. The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).

WLG210: French II
USOE Code: 03030000021

Students continue their introduction to French with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of world language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students master common and some specialized vocabulary terms and phrases; comprehend a wide range of grammar patterns; instigate and continue simple conversations, and respond appropriately to increasingly nuanced conversational prompts; generate language incorporating basic and some specialized vocabulary and a range of grammar patterns; analyze and compare cultural practices, products, and perspectives of various French-speaking countries; and regularly assess progress in proficiency through quizzes, tests, and speaking/writing submissions. Each week consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, cultural presentations covering major French-speaking areas across the globe, and assessments. The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).

WLG220: German II
USOE Code: 03040000021

Students continue their introduction to German with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of world language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students master common and some specialized vocabulary terms and phrases; comprehend a wide range of grammar patterns; instigate and continue simple conversations, and respond appropriately to increasingly nuanced conversational prompts; generate language incorporating basic and some specialized vocabulary and a range of grammar patterns; analyze and compare cultural practices, products, and perspectives of various German-speaking countries; regularly assess progress in proficiency through quizzes, tests, and speaking/writing submissions. Each week consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, cultural presentations covering major German-speaking areas in Europe. The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).

WLG230: Latin II
USOE Code: 03100000021

Students continue their introduction to Latin with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of world language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students master common and some specialized vocabulary terms and phrases; comprehend a wide range of grammar patterns; generate language incorporating basic and some specialized vocabulary and a range of grammar patterns; analyze and compare cultural practices, products, and perspectives of ancient Roman culture; regularly assess progress in proficiency through quizzes, tests, and speaking/writing submissions. Each week consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities (based on authentic Latin texts about Roman and Greek myth), speaking and writing activities, and cultural presentations covering significant aspects of Roman culture or their modern-day manifestations, and assessments. The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).

WLG240: Chinese II
USOE Code: 03020000021

Students continue their introduction to Chinese with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of world language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students master common and some specialized vocabulary terms and phrases (in both Pinyin and Chinese characters); comprehend a wide range of grammar patterns; instigate and continue simple conversations, and respond appropriately to increasingly nuanced conversational prompts; generate language incorporating basic and some specialized vocabulary and a range of grammar patterns; read, write, speak, and listen for meaning in Chinese (including Pinyin and Chinese characters); analyze and compare cultural practices, products, and perspectives of various Chinese-speaking countries; write and input Chinese characters; and regularly assess progress in proficiency through quizzes, tests, and speaking/writing submissions. Each week consists of an ongoing adventure story, a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major Chinese-speaking countries. The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).

WLG300: Spanish III
USOE Code: 03070000031

In this expanding engagement with Spanish, students deepen their focus on four key skills in world language acquisition: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. In addition, students read significant works of literature in Spanish, and respond orally or in writing to these works. Students master common and some specialized vocabulary terms and phrases; comprehend a wide range of grammar patterns; instigate and continue increasingly involved conversations, and respond appropriately to increasingly involved or open conversational prompts; generate language incorporating basic and some specialized vocabulary and a range of grammar patterns; recognize and respond to significant works of literature in Spanish; analyze and compare cultural practices, products, and perspectives of various Spanish-speaking countries; and regularly assess progress in proficiency through quizzes, tests, and speaking/writing submissions. Continuing the pattern, and building on what students encountered in the first two years, each week consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major Spanish-speaking areas in Europe and the Americas. The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).

WLG310: French III
USOE Code: 03030000031

In this expanding engagement with French, students deepen their focus on four key skills in world language acquisition: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. In addition, students read significant works of literature in French, and respond orally or in writing to these works. Students master common and some specialized vocabulary terms and phrases; comprehend a wide range of grammar patterns; instigate and continue increasingly involved conversations, and respond appropriately to increasingly involved or open conversational prompts; generate language incorporating basic and some specialized vocabulary and a range of grammar patterns; recognize and respond to significant works of literature in French; analyze and compare cultural practices, products, and perspectives of various French-speaking countries; and regularly assess progress in proficiency through quizzes, tests, and speaking/writing submissions. Continuing the pattern, and building on what students encountered in the first two years, each week consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, numerous interactive games reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major French-speaking areas in Europe and the Americas. The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).

WLG500: AP Spanish Language
USOE Code: 03070000081

In AP Spanish Language, students perfect their Spanish speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. They study vocabulary, grammar, and cultural aspects of the language, and apply what they've learned in extensive written and spoken exercises. By the end of the course, students will have an expansive vocabulary and a solid working knowledge of all Spanish verb forms and tenses. The equivalent of a college-level language course, AP Spanish Language prepares students for the AP exam and for further study of Spanish language, culture, and literature.

WLG510: AP French Language
USOE Code: 03030000081

In this advanced engagement with French, students deepen their focus and fine-tune their skills on four key skills in world  language acquisition—listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing—integrating these skills to demonstrate understanding of and respond to a variety of authentic texts. The intensity, quality. and amount of material can be compared to a third-year college course. The majority of the course is conducted almost entirely in French. In addition, students read significant works of literature in French, and respond orally or in writing to these works. Students thoroughly review the basics of French grammar; practice listening skills with authentic dialogues, narratives and passages; master a wide range of common and specialized vocabulary terms and phrases; initiate and continue increasingly involved conversations, and respond appropriately to naturally-paced, increasingly involved, or open conversational prompts on a wide variety of topics; generate language incorporating basic and specialized vocabulary and a range of grammar patterns; write various types of essays—narrative, expository, descriptive, analytical and opinion; analyze and compare cultural practices, products, and perspectives of various French-speaking countries; express verbally with correct grammar a rich vocabulary and clear pronunciation in explanations, narrations, inquiries, arguments, etc.; and regularly assess progress in proficiency through quizzes, tests, and speaking/writing submissions.

Continuing the pattern, and building on what students encountered in the first three years, each unit consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concepts, numerous interactive modules reinforcing vocabulary and grammar, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and multimedia cultural presentations covering major French-speaking areas across the globe. The course has been carefully aligned to national standards as set forth by ACTFL (the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages), and specifically designed to prepare students for the AP French Language Exam.

Electives and Additional Courses

ART010: Fine Art
USOE Code: 02010000060

This course combines art history, appreciation, and analysis, while engaging students in hands-on creative projects. Lessons introduce major periods and movements in art history while focusing on masterworks and the intellectual, technical, and creative processes behind those works. Studio lessons provide opportunities for drawing, painting, sculpting, and other creative endeavors.

ART500-AVT: AP Art History
USOE Code: 02010000021

This course fosters in students an understanding and knowledge of architecture, sculpture, painting, and other art forms within diverse historical and cultural contexts. Students examine and critically analyze major forms of artistic expression, past and present, from a variety of cultures. Students also learn to understand works in context, considering such issues as patronage, gender, and the functions and effects of works of art. This course is the equivalent of a first-semester college-level course. Prior art training is not required.

ART020: Music Appreciation
USOE Code: 02040000020

This course introduces students to the history, theory, and genres of music. The course explores the history of music, from the surviving examples of rudimentary musical forms through to contemporary pieces from around the world. The first semester covers early musical forms, classical music, and American jazz. The second semester presents modern traditions, including gospel, folk, soul, blues, Latin rhythms, rock and roll, and hip hop. The course explores the relationship between music and social movements and reveals how the emergent global society and the prominence of the Internet are making musical forms more accessible worldwide. To comply with certain state standards for the Arts, a student "performance practicum" is required for full credit each semester. The performance practicum requirement can be met through participation in supervised instrumental or vocal lessons, church or community choirs, community musical performances, or any other structured program that meets at regular intervals and provides opportunities for students to build vocal and/or instrumental skills. Parents or guardians will be required to present their proposed practicum to the students' teachers for approval, and validate their children's regular participation in the chosen performance practicum.

BU090: Sports and Entertainment Marketing
Core Code: 37010000260

OTH010: Skills for Health
USOE Code: 04010000010

This course focuses on important skills and knowledge in nutrition; physical activity; the dangers of substance use and abuse; injury prevention and safety; growth and development; and personal health, environmental conservation, and community health resources. The curriculum is designed around topics and situations that engage student discussion and motivate students to analyze internal and external influences on their health-related decisions. The course helps students build the skills they need to protect, enhance, and promote their own health and the health of others.

OTH018: Fashion and Interior Design
Core Code: 02010000150

OTH020: Physical Education
USOE Code:
04020000030

This course, which fulfills the Fitness for Life state requirements, combines online instructional guidance with student participation in weekly cardiovascular, aerobic, muscle-toning, and other activities. Students fulfill course requirements by keeping weekly logs of their physical activity. The course promotes the value of lifetime physical activity and includes instruction in injury prevention, nutrition and diet, and stress management. Students may enroll in the course for either one or two semesters, and repeat for further semesters as needed to fulfill state requirements.

Participation Skills
USOE Code: 04020000060

Participation Skills and Techniques is designed to develop competency in up to five different activities.  Competency involves the ability to apply the basic skills, strategies, and rules using standardized guidelines or rubrics.  Students in this class develop activity journals illustrating their participation in and out of class, and they are also introduced to opportunities in their communities for pursuing academic service-learning such as assisting senior citizens with household chores.

Lifetime Activities
USOE Code: 04020000040

Individualized Lifetime Activities is a number of one-semester classes. They are designed to offer
a higher level of proficiency and more in-depth instruction in up to three different lifetime
activities. The curriculum provides diverse offerings to meet the individual needs of all students
and to develop competency in up to three lifetime activities. Competency is defined as the
ability to apply basic skills, strategies, and rules using standardized guidelines or rubrics.

OTH031: Archeology
Core Code: 09020000010

OTH032: Astronomy
Core Code: 08060000010

OTH033: Veterinary Science
Core Code: 30020000090

OTH034: Introduction to Agriscience
Core Code: 30010000050

OTH035: Early Childhood Education
Core Code: 34010000040

OTH036: Gothic Literature
Core Code: 06010000075

OTH037: Hospitality and Tourism
Core Code: 340100000190

OTH038: Careers in Criminal Justice
Core Code: 40060000001

OTH039: Criminology
Core Code: 40060000001

OTH040: Reaching Your Academic Potential
USOE Code: 15000000002

Students learn essential academic skills within the context of their learning style, individual learning environment, and long-term goals. This course helps students develop habits for more successful reading, writing, studying, communication, collaboration, time management, and concentration. It also provides insights into how the brain works when it is learning, and ways to maximize its potential.

OTH050: Achieving Your Career and College Goals
USOE Code: 31010000003

Students explore their options for life after high school and implement plans to achieve their goals. They identify their aptitudes, skills, and preferences, and explore a wide range of potential careers. They investigate the training and education required for the career of their choice, and create a plan to be sure that their work in high school is preparing them for the next step. They also receive practical experience in essential skills such as searching and applying for college, securing financial aid, writing a resume and cover letter, and interviewing for a job. This course is geared toward 11th and 12th graders.

OTH091: Law and Order
Core Code: 09060000001

OTH092: Introduction to Health Sciences
Core Code: 36010000001

OTH093: Introduction to Culinary Arts
Core Code: 34010000170

PRJ010: Service Learning
USOE Code: 25020000050

This project may be used in a variety of ways—as a standalone project, in conjunction with another course, or as a foundation around which to base a one-semester course. An introductory unit presents instruction on the nature of service learning. Students are taught how to identify community needs, select projects that are meaningful to themselves, apply practical skills, reflect on their learning experience, and behave responsibly in a service setting. Students then move on to design and conduct service learning experiences of their own, according to the requirements of their projects. Documents to support teachers in guiding students through the project are included.

Technology and Computer Science

TCH010: Computer Literacy
USOE Code: 32020000240

Today's students must be able to effectively use technology to research, organize, create, and evaluate information. This course provides a foundation in the skills and concepts that define computer literacy in the twenty-first century. From the basics of keyboarding to Internet research techniques, document creation, and digital citizenship, students practice essential skills through individual and team projects.

TCH017: 3D Art I—Modeling
USOE Code: 35020000070

This course introduces students to 3D modeling tools and concepts. Using Blender, the popular open-source 3D modeling package, students will learn the basics of creating shapes, adding textures and lighting, and rendering. By the end of the course, students will have produced a series of increasingly sophisticated projects for their 3D portfolios. This course is suitable for students with no prior experience with 3D game design or digital media authoring tools.

TCH018: 3D Art II—Animation
USOE Code: 35020000075

In this advanced course, students will build on the skills they developed in 3D Art I to learn 3D animation techniques. Using Blender, a powerful open-source modeling tool, they will master the basics of animation— rigging, bones, and movement — while learning how to apply traditional animation techniques to their 3D models. They will also learn about jobs in the industry.

TCH-020V2: Computer Fundamentals
Core Code: 05020000010

TCH026: Audio Engineering
USOE Code: 38010000037

In this introductory course, students learn about the physics of sound and the history of recording technologies. They learn about the four stages of professional music recording projects: recording, editing, mixing, and mastering. Using Audacity, an open-source recording and mixing program, they practice the techniques used by sound engineers to produce multitrack recordings. Through a series of engaging hands-on projects, they learn the fundamental concepts of audio engineering.

TCH027: Green Design and Technology
USOE Code: 38010000200

This course examines the impact of human activities on sustainability while exploring the basic principles and technologies that support sustainable design. Students learn about the potential for emerging energy technologies such as water, wind, and solar power. They find out how today's businesses are adapting to the increased demand for sustainable products and services. In this course, students develop a comprehensive understanding of this fast-growing field.

TCH028: Digital Arts I
USOE Code: 35020000010

In this exploratory course, students learn the elements and principles of design, as well as foundational concepts of visual communication. While surveying a variety of media and art, students use image editing, animation, and digital drawing to put into practice the art principles they've learned. They explore career opportunities in the design, production, display and presentation of digital artwork. They respond to the artwork of others, and learn how to combine artistic elements to create finished pieces that effectively communicate their ideas.

TCH029: Digital Arts II
USOE Code: 35020000011

Students build on the skills and concepts they learned in Digital Arts I as they develop their vocabulary of digital design elements. By the end of the course, students will have created a collection of digital art projects for their digital design portfolio.

TCH030: Image Design and Editing
USOE Code: 02010000111

This course is for anyone who wants to create compelling, professional-looking graphic designs and photos. Students will learn the basics of composition, color, and layout before moving on to technical topics such as working with layers and masks, adding special effects, and effectively using typefaces to create visual impact. At the end of this course, students will have created a variety of original projects for their graphic design portfolios.

TCH036: Computer Science I
USOE Code: 05030000001

This course introduces students to computer science concepts such as computer architecture, networks, and the Internet. Students use object-oriented programming, event-driven processes, modular computer programming, and data manipulation algorithms to produce finished software programs. They use the design process to create many programs by determining specifications, designing the software, and testing and improving the product until it meets the specifications. By the end of this course, students will have a solid foundation for further study in this subject.

TCH038: Engineering Design I/CAD
USOE Code: 38010000037

Computer-aided design systems are used by designers and manufacturers in virtually every industry to create engineering design solutions. In this course, students are introduced to engineering, learning the basics of CAD software: creating points, lines, other geometric forms, isometric drawings, and 3D models. They learn how to translate initial concepts into functional designs and 3D walkthroughs and explore career options in this hands-on introductory-level course.

TCH040: Web Design
USOE Code: 35020000060

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the essentials of Web design, from planning page layouts to publishing a complete site to the Web. Through real-world design scenarios and hands-on projects, students create compelling, usable websites using the latest suite of free tools from Microsoft.

TCH060: C++ Programming
USOE Code: 35020000030

In this introductory course, students learn basic programming concepts through a series of hands-on projects. They also learn about software development careers, the software development process, and industry best practices. Using Microsoft Visual C++ 2008, students master the building blocks of programming: functions, variables, loops, arrays, and classes.

TCH070: Game Design I
USOE Code: 35020000075

This course is for anyone who loves gaming and wants to design and build original games from scratch. Students learn how to use popular game-development software to create engaging, interactive games in a variety of styles. After learning about game genres, students learn about all aspects of the game-design process. From there, it's on to a series of increasingly challenging hands-on projects that teach all the elements of successful game development. This course provides a solid foundation in the essentials of game design.

TCH101: Digital Photography
Core Code: 02010000110

Summer Courses

English IX (A+)-Credit Recovery
USOE Code: 06020000040

English Skills IX contains reading sections with lessons covering common expressions, connotation and denotation, Greek and Latin words, poetry, word recognition, and story details and sequence. The usage section contains lessons about punctuation, clauses and phrases, and usage problems. The vocabulary section reviews vowel sounds and spelling.

English X (A+)-Credit Recovery
USOE Code: 06020000050

English Skills X curriculum includes reading sections and lessons about fact and opinion, folklore, inferences, story elements, and words in context. The usage section contains lessons about parts of speech, parts of sentences, and verbals. The vocabulary section reviews blends and silent letters.

English XI (A+)-Credit Recovery
USOE Code: 06020000060

English Skills XI encompasses reading section and lessons that include American literature, context clues, farce and satire, and foreign terms. The usage section includes lessons about infinitives, clauses, verb tenses, and usage problems. The vocabulary section reviews consonants, syllables and pronunciation, and digraphs.

History of the World I (A+)-Credit Recovery
USOE Code: 09050000090

History of the World I includes an overview of history, artifacts, Ice ages, Ancient Egypt, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Ten Commandments, Greek civilization, Alexander the Great, philosophers, the Roman Empire, Julius Caesar’s rise and fall, Roman gods, the development of commerce, the Irish and Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, the Crusades, feudalism, Henry I, Edward III, Joan of Arc, Isabella and Ferdinand, Africa, the Americas, North American civilizations, the Renaissance, the Reformation, the American Revolution, the Boston Tea Party, the First Continental Congress, the Constitution, and post-Napoleonic France.

US Geography (A+)-Credit Recovery
USOE Code: 09040000030

U.S. Geography introduces students to the study of geography and also covers the globe, map symbols, islands, landforms such as glaciers and hills, bodies of water, changing seasons, the Northeast and Middle Atlantic states, the Southeastern states, the Great Lakes region, the Plains region, the Southwestern states, the Mountain states, the Pacific states, the size, climate, characteristics, and settlers of all the regions, the Continental Divide, U.S. governed islands and territories, national landmarks such as the Appomattox Court House, Ellis Island, the Alamo, Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon, and Yellowstone National Park.

US History I (A+)-Credit Recovery
USOE Code: 09050000050

U.S. History I is the story of America written in the rich history of the accomplishments of its people. America represents a multitude of cultures that collectively form a unified nation that has prospered for over two hundred years. This course is designed to bring the history of America to life by connecting the events of the past to today’s world. U.S. History I is a first semester course that begins with an overview of European exploration of the New World. The birth of America and the framework of the Constitution propel the course forward through the politics, settlements, and growth of a nation. This course continues through the end of World War I in the early 1900s. Students will examine history by using the themes of culture, economics, geography, global connections, government, science and technology, and sociology and anthropology.

US History II (A+)-Credit Recovery
USOE Code: 09050000050

U.S. History II is a second semester course that continues to show how events of the past are connected to today’s world. Beginning with post World War I, this course examines significant events such as the Great Depression, World War II, the Civil Rights Movement, and the 2008 presidential election. Students will be guided through twentieth and twenty-first century events that have shaped our nation’s society.

Earth and Space Science (A+)-Credit Recovery
USOE Code: 08040000010

Earth and Space Science is a comprehensive, completely integrated course for grade levels 9–12. This course provides the basic foundations of scientific measurement skills, a comprehensive look at the way the Earth and all its layers are formed, and a complete overview of the solar system and its major components. Each lesson is designed to be the foundation for the next lesson in the course so that students are provided the best reinforcement of key terminology throughout their studies. Interactive media has been included to help engage the student in the visual learning process.

Comprehensive Biology (A+)-Credit Recovery
USOE Code: 08020000010

Comprehensive Biology covers a range of instructional topics including the definition of biology, atoms and elements, cell processes, comparison of DNA and RNA, identification of the kingdoms and phyla, fungal diseases, artificial reproduction, cnidaria, the worm phyla, nervous, circulatory, and respiratory systems of vertebrates, the human body support systems, digestion, skeletal support, the human spinal cord and brain, the digestive process, the importance of water in digestion and excretion, the male and female reproductive systems, gestation and childbirth, and other social issues in biology.

CS-Secondary Math IA-Credit Recovery
USOE Code: 07080009000

Students in Secondary Mathematics I will deepen and extend understanding of linear relationships, in part by contrasting them with exponential phenomenon, and in part by applying linear models to data that exhibit a linear trend.  Students will use properties and theorems involving congruent figures to deepen and extend understanding of geometric knowledge.  Algebraic and geometric ideas are tied together. Students will experience mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of problem situations. This is the first semester of a full year course.

CS-Secondary Math I B-Credit Recovery
USOE Code: 07080009000

Students in Secondary Mathematics I will deepen and extend understanding of linear relationships, in part by contrasting them with exponential phenomenon, and in part by applying linear models to data that exhibit a linear trend.  Students will use properties and theorems involving congruent figures to deepen and extend understanding of geometric knowledge.  Algebraic and geometric ideas are tied together. Students will experience mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of problem situations. This is the second semester of a full year course.

Geometry IA (A+)-Credit Recovery
USOE Code: 07050000100

Geometry IA is a full semester course designed to teach students the first level of Geometry studies with lessons that are based on the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. All lessons have been designed to help students understand key concepts by applying real-world knowledge. Topics covered in Geometry IA begin with the basic geometric concepts of points, lines, planes, segments, and angles, then progress into increasingly complex studies that include formulas, proofs, theorems, congruence theorems, ratios and proportions, and polygons.

Geometry (B (A+)-Credit Recovery
USOE Code: 07050000100

Geometry IB is a full semester course designed as the follow-up course to A+LS™ Geometry IA, which is based on the Common Core Standards for Mathematics. All lessons have been designed to help students understand key concepts by applying real-world knowledge. Geometry IB continues to expand student knowledge of theorems, formulas, and proofs. The course then expands to include more complex topics such as sine and cosine, special geometric shapes, geometric measurements, and multi-dimensional figures and their translations.

CS-Participation Skills
USOE Code: 04020000060

Participation Skills and Techniques is designed to develop competency in up to five different activities.  Competency involves the ability to apply the basic skills, strategies, and rules using standardized guidelines or rubrics.  Students in this class develop activity journals illustrating their participation in and out of class, and they are also introduced to opportunities in their communities for pursuing academic service-learning such as assisting senior citizens with household chores.

CS-Lifetime Activities
USOE Code: 04020000040

Individualized Lifetime Activities is a number of one-semester classes. They are designed to offer
a higher level of proficiency and more in-depth instruction in up to three different lifetime
activities. The curriculum provides diverse offerings to meet the individual needs of all students
and to develop competency in up to three lifetime activities. Competency is defined as the
ability to apply basic skills, strategies, and rules using standardized guidelines or rubrics.

OTH020A: Physical Education
USOE Code: 04020000030

This course, which fulfills the Fitness for Life state requirements, combines online instructional guidance with student participation in weekly cardiovascular, aerobic, muscle-toning, and other activities. Students fulfill course requirements by keeping weekly logs of their physical activity. The course promotes the value of lifetime physical activity and includes instruction in injury prevention, nutrition and diet, and stress management. Students may enroll in the course for either one or two semesters, and repeat for further semesters as needed to fulfill state requirements.

OTH010S: Health
USOE Code: 04010000010

This course focuses on important skills and knowledge in nutrition; physical activity; the dangers of substance use and abuse; injury prevention and safety; growth and development; and personal health, environmental conservation, and community health resources. The curriculum is designed around topics and situations that engage student discussion and motivate students to analyze internal and external influences on their health-related decisions. The course helps students build the skills they need to protect, enhance, and promote their own health and the health of others.

TCH030: Image Design and Editing
USOE Code: 02010000111

This course is for anyone who wants to create compelling, professional-looking graphic designs and photos. Students will learn the basics of composition, color, and layout before moving on to technical topics such as working with layers and masks, adding special effects, and effectively using typefaces to create visual impact. At the end of this course, students will have created a variety of original projects for their graphic design portfolios.

TCH010: Computer Literacy
USOE Code: 32020000240

Today's students must be able to effectively use technology to research, organize, create, and evaluate information. This course provides a foundation in the skills and concepts that define computer literacy in the twenty-first century. From the basics of keyboarding to Internet research techniques, document creation, and digital citizenship, students practice essential skills through individual and team projects.