Course Descriptions

Career Cruising – COURSE MASTER
All Disciplines - WHHS


Additional Elective Courses

E090 Journalism 1
Students enrolled in this class produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E091 - Journalism 2

E091 Journalism 2
Students enrolled in this semester 2 class continue to produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E090 - Journalism 1

E092 Journalism 3
Students enrolled in this class produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in this second year course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E093 - Journalism 4

E094 Journalism 5
Students enrolled in this class produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in this third year course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: E091 - Journalism 2; E093 - Journalism 4; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E095 - Journalism 6

E095 Journalism 6
Students enrolled in this class produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in this third year course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E094 - Journalism 5

E098 Journalism 7
Students enrolled in this class produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in this fourth year course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: E091 - Journalism 2; E093 - Journalism 4; E095 - Journalism 6; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E099 - Journalism 8

E099 Journalism 8
Students enrolled in this class produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in this fourth year course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E098 - Journalism 7

E100 Publications 1
Students enrolled in this first year class produce the school yearbook, La Manada. All phases of production are covered, including computer usage, graphic design, photography principles and journalistic responsibilities. Students are responsible for interviews, creating copy, photographs, designing page layouts, contacting the publisher, securing student payments and delivering the completed annual. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
COURSE NOTE: Instructor approval required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E101 - Publications 2

E101 Publications 2
Students enrolled in this first year semester 2 class produce the school yearbook, La Manada. All phases of production are covered, including computer usage, graphic design, photography principles and journalistic responsibilities. Students are responsible for interviews, creating copy, photographs, designing page layouts, contacting the publisher, securing student payments and delivering the completed annual. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
COURSE NOTE: Instructor approval required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E100 - Publications 1

E102 Publications 3
Students enrolled in this second year class produce the school yearbook. All phases of production are covered, including computer usage, graphic design, photography principles and journalistic responsibilities. Students are responsible for interviews, creating copy, photographs, designing page layouts, contacting the publisher, securing student payments and delivering the completed annual. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E103 - Publications 4

E103 Publications 4
Students enrolled in this second year class produce the school yearbook. All phases of production are covered, including computer usage, graphic design, photography principles and journalistic responsibilities. Students are responsible for interviews, creating copy, photographs, designing page layouts, contacting the publisher, securing student payments and delivering the completed annual. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E102 - Publications 3

E104 Publications 5
Students enrolled in this third year class produce the school yearbook. All phases of production are covered, including computer usage, graphic design, photography principles and journalistic responsibilities. Students are responsible for interviews, creating copy, photographs, designing page layouts, contacting the publisher, securing student payments and delivering the completed annual. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: E101 - Publications 2; E103 - Publications 4; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E105 - Publications 6

E105 Publications 6
Students enrolled in this third year semester 2 class produce the school yearbook. All phases of production are covered, including computer usage, graphic design, photography principles and journalistic responsibilities. Students are responsible for interviews, creating copy, photographs, designing page layouts, contacting the publisher, securing student payments and delivering the completed annual. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E104 - Publications 5

E106 Publications 7
This course is available to seniors who elect a fourth year of publications and assume positions of responsibility such as section editor, business manager, or editor-in-chief of the school yearbook, La Manada. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course. Open to students who have completed the first three years of Publications successfully.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: E101 - Publications 2; E103 - Publications 4; E105 - Publications 6; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E107 - Publications 8

E107 Publications 8
This semester 2 course is available to seniors who elect a fourth year of publications and assume positions of responsibility such as section editor, business manager, or editor-in-chief of the school yearbook, La Manada. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course. Open to students who have completed the first three years of Publications successfully.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E106 - Publications 7

E685 ELD Advanced 1
English Language Development (ELD) is two-semesters (with an optional third semester) of literature-based language development course work which is designed to increase Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP). This course meets the University of California “b” English and “g” elective requirements. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E686 - ELD Advanced 2

E686 ELD Advanced 2
English Language Development (ELD) is two-semesters (with an optional third semester) of literature-based language development course work which is designed to increase Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP). This course meets the University of California “b” English and “g” elective requirements. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E685 - ELD Advanced 1

E687 ELD Advanced 3
This course is a continuation of ELD Advanced 2.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E687 - ELD Advanced 3

S160 Sociology 1C
Sociology concentrates its attention on social interaction; the ways in which people relate to one another and influence each other’s behavior. Topics this course will cover include culture and diversity, social structure, the role the media plays in our lives, criminology, class and ethnic inequality, the relationship between men and women, and collective behavior. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S161 - Sociology 2C

S161 Sociology 2C
Sociology concentrates its attention on social interaction; the ways in which people relate to one another and influence each other’s behavior. Topics this course will cover include culture and diversity, social structure, the role the media plays in our lives, criminology, class and ethnic inequality, the relationship between men and women, and collective behavior. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S160 - Sociology 1C

S315 Student Government
This two-semester course provides students the opportunity to learn leadership principles and techniques useful in carrying out their duties as officers in their school’s student government organization. Through the development of activities which promote school loyalty and spirit, student leaders learn how governmental policies evolve. Techniques of democratic problem solving are learned through participation. Students must meet the requirements set forth by their school before serving in student government. Students may be removed if they fail to maintain these standards.
COURSE NOTE: Application, interview and teacher approval required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S315 - Student Government

S860 AP Psychology 1
The AP course in Psychology introduces students to the systematic and scientifi c study of the behavior and mental processes of humans and other animals. Students study the major sub-areas of psychology, with an emphasis in neurological biology (biology of the brain) and the physiology of the nervous system. Students will also conduct research and experimentation on various topics utilizing mathematical analysis to evaluate their results. Prerequisite: Completion of advanced course work. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement for elective courses. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S861 - AP Psychology 2

S861 AP Psychology 2
The AP course in Psychology introduces students to the systematic and scientifi c study of the behavior and mental processes of humans and other animals. Students study the major sub-areas of psychology, with an emphasis in neurological biology (biology of the brain) and the physiology of the nervous system. Students will also conduct research and experimentation on various topics utilizing mathematical analysis to evaluate their results. Prerequisite: Completion of advanced course work. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement for elective courses. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S860 - AP Psychology 1

Y485 Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
The mission of AVID is to ensure that all students—especially the least-served students who are “in the middle”—will succeed in rigorous curriculum, complete a college-preparatory path, enter mainstream activities of the school, increase their enrollment in four-year colleges, and become educated, responsible participants and leaders in a democratic society. Accordingly, the AVID class aims at helping students develop the following skills: critical thinking, reading, writing, public speaking, (binder) organization, team-building (collaboration), time management, and note-taking. Other major components of the class include in-class tutorials (facilitated by college students), motivational guest speakers, and college campus visits. Students who are interested in the class must meet the requirements outlined in the AVID Candidate Profile (please see a counselor or the AVID coordinator for this information) and be interviewed by the AVID coordinator. For more information, please contact AJ Acosta via telephone at 619-956-0518 or via e-mail at ajacosta@guhsd.net.
COURSE NOTE: Instructor interview required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take Y485 - Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)

Arts

B230 Photography 5
Advanced Art (third year).
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B231 - Photography 6

B231 Photography 6
Advanced Art (third year).
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B230 - Photography 5

B245 Digital Arts 1
Digital Arts provides training in Digital Media with an emphasis on design and the arts. Using Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, Corel Painter, and digital photography, composition and elements of design will be taught with the computer as the tool. Emphasis is placed on computer design skills necessary for careers int he fields of multimedia and digital arts. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts "f" requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B246 - Digital Arts 2

B246 Digital Arts 2
Digital Arts second semester provides training in Digital Media with an emphasis on design and the arts. Using Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, Corel Painter, and digital photography, composition and elements of design will be taught with the computer as the tool. Emphasis is placed on computer design skills necessary for careers int he fields of multimedia and digital arts. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts "f" requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B245 - Digital Arts 1

B311 AP Studio Art 2D Design 2
This is a one-year course providing guidance in the preparation of artwork that will fulfill the requirements for AP Studio Art portfolio in 2D Design. For this portfolio students are asked to demonstrate proficiency in 2-D design using a variety of art forms. These could include graphic design, typography, digital imaging, photography, collage, illustration, painting, print making, etc. Students decide on a specific theme and create works reflecting their theme, using the elements and principles of art and design. Students must have completed a minimum of one year of art (Photography, Digital Arts, or Design classes) with a grade of B or better, have excellent designing skills, have teacher permission before enrolling, and be a junior or senior. Students who receive a grade of 3 or better on their portfolio, from the National College Board will receive college credit for this class. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: B210 - Photography 1; B211 - Photography 2; B220 - Photography 3; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B311 - AP Studio Art 2D Design 2

Performing Arts

L040 Symphony Band
Symphonic Band is a year course for advanced wind, brass and percussion players. Members must have demonstrated proficiency to the director and are admitted only upon his or her recommendation. Strong emphasis is placed on performance demonstrating the highest possible standards of playing ability and choice of music. Formal concerts, festivals, occasional trips and clinical events are listed on its schedule. During the fall semester, all symphonic band members must concurrently participate in after school Marching Band. Because of the performance nature of this class, participation in rehearsals and performances before, during, and after the regular school day and on non-school days will be mandatory and is part of the curriculum. **Prerequisite: Concert Band and/or teacher approval. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective“g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: L020 - Concert Band; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L040 - Symphony Band

L110 Beginning Orchestra
This is a one-year course available to students who have little or no experience, but are interested in learning to play a string instrument. Emphasis is placed on the development of playing techniques and performing classical and popular based literature. School, public and field trip performances are given during the year. Students are encouraged to take all 4 years and develop their musicianship. Quality Instruments are provided. This course meets the University of California’s ‘f’ requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Because of the performance nature of this class occasional rehearsals and performances are required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L110 - Beginning Orchestra

L120 Orchestra, Advanced
This is a year course with emphasis placed on the development of playing techniques and performing classical and popular based literature. School, public and field trip performances are given during the year. Students are encouraged to take all 4 years and develop their musicianship. Quality Instruments are provided. This course meets the University of California elective “g” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Audition required. Because of the performance nature of this class occasional rehearsals and performances are required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L120 - Orchestra, Advanced

L145 Colorguard
Colorguard is a two-semester course offered to students in grades 9-12 who have auditioned and made the class. The course acquaints students with the techniques of marching and performing routines in parade, field and indoor environments. Performance opportunities include home football games, competition parades, spring indoor competitions, competition field tournaments, and a variety of other on and off campus events, many of which occur during the weekend. Students will develop dance, drill and equipment skills; develop an increased sense of self-reliance and interdependence with others to create a satisfactory performance; exhibit mastery in performance techniques and be able to analyze the teams’ and their own performance through articulation of their thoughts and ideas. Students will communicate their observations and needs clearly both orally and in writing. This course can be repeated many times. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L145 - Colorguard

L190 Choir
This is an inclusive choir class open to all levels of experience, both treble and bass voices. Unison, 2, 3, and 4-part music is sung and performed at concerts and at festivals. This class takes one field trip per semester to a local festival. Preliminary music theory (reading and writing music) is taught. Listening to professional choirs and classical musicians is also a part of the curriculum. Due to the performance nature of this class, participation in rehearsals and performances during and after the school day will be expected. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: This class usually takes one field trip per semester.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L190 - Choir

L195 Choir, Honors - Mixed
This is an advanced level course offered to a highly selective group of both treble and bass voices, normally juniors and seniors, with membership based on audition, observation and teacher recommendation. Recommended students have at least one year of previous experience in the West Hills music department AND instructor approval. Over half of the choral literature studied in this class will be of collegiate level difficulty. More advanced theory as well as sight-singing and ear-training are taught. Due to the performance nature of this class, participation in rehearsals and performances during and after the school day will be expected. This course meets the University of California elective “g” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: At least one year of previous experience in the West Hills music department and/or audition required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L195 - Choir, Honors - Mixed

L200 Ensemble - Women
This is an advanced level course offered to a highly selective group of treble voices, normally juniors and seniors, with membership based on audition, observation and teacher recommendation. Recommended completion of Honors Choir Mixed AND instructor approval. Over half of the choral literature studied in this class will be a collegiate level difficulty. More advanced theory as well as sight-singing and ear-training are taught. Due to the performance nature of this class, participation in rehearsals and performances during and after the school day will be expected. This course meets the University of California “f” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of L195, Honors Choir Mixed.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L200 - Ensemble - Women

L240 Beginning Guitar
This course offers the basic instructions in playing skills and music fundamentals (note reading) related to the guitar. Emphasis is placed on small and large group performances of popular guitar-based literature. Due to the varying levels of skill, solo and leadership opportunities available for students with more experience. This class prepares for the intermediate guitar (2nd year) and the advanced guitar ensemble class (3rd and 4th year). This course meets the University of California’s ‘f’ requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L240 - Beginning Guitar

L241 Advanced Guitar Ensemble
The Guitar Ensemble performs beginning to advanced level literature from various genres of music including Renaissance, Baroque, classical, commercial and contemporary. As students gain an understanding of guitar technique, theory, and history, they also learn to become skilled performers and showcase their skills for audiences large and small. The class creates unity in bringing together all types of musicians and focusing the musical skill on a purposeful and unified ensemble. It is a unique opportunity for students to gain musical knowledge, a more advanced repertoire of musical styles, and performance experience. Digital recording and composing opportunities are available. Quality Instruments are provided. Instruments are provided. This course meets the University of California “f” requirement. ***Prerequisite required and audition/approval by instructor. **Prerequisite: Grade of an A or B in Intermediate Guitar and audition/approval by instructor.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: L250 - Intermediate Guitar; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L241 - Advanced Guitar Ensemble

L250 Intermediate Guitar
This one-year course continues the foundation began with beginning guitar. Students learn chords and scales all over the fret-board. Emphasis is placed on small and large group performances of popular intermediate guitar-based literature. This class prepares students for the advanced guitar ensemble class (3rd and 4th year). This course meets the University of California’s ‘f’ requirement. Instruments are provided. **Prerequisite: Recommended grade of an A or B in Beginning Guitar AND/OR audition/approval by instructor.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: L240 - Beginning Guitar; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L250 - Intermediate Guitar

L280 Percussion Ensemble
This is a two semester course for anyone who is interested in the drums. The course is a performance course in which students will learn to play percussion instruments (drums, mallet instruments - bell, marimba, vibraphone, and auxiliary instruments - triangle, wind chimes, wood blocks, etc.). The students learn to play music at the highest standard possible. They will play within the ensemble as well as perform with the marching and concert band. Because of the performance nature of this class, participation in rehearsals and performances are part of the course curriculum. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Optional summer workshops are available for anyone who in interested in joining this class. All levels are welcome. For further information, please e-mail the instructor @ slorentz@guhsd.net.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L280 - Percussion Ensemble

L290 Theatre 1
This course is an entry-level class that establishes a common vocabulary from which we can speak, and prepares the body to move for acting. We will mainly focus on improvisation, pantomime and vocal techniques. Students will learn to critically assess themselves and each other. There will be units in the text that cover technical theater, acting theory and the history of the theater. The final exam is a performance of a student written monologue. This class fulfills the University of California’s “f” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L291 - Theatre 2

L291 Theatre 2
This semester 2 course of Theatre 1/2 is an extension of Theater 1 that continues a common vocabulary from which we can speak, and prepares the body to move for acting. We will mainly focus on improvisation, pantomime and vocal techniques. Later in the year there will be performances of monologues and short scenes. Students will learn to critically assess themselves and each other. There will be units in the text that cover technical theater, acting theory and the history of the theater. This class fulfills the University of California’s “f” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L290 - Theatre 1

L292 Theatre 3
This second year class builds on what was learned in Theater 1/2. There will be continued work on theater vocabulary, technical theater, voice, pantomime, improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students can pursue areas of interest for further study. There will be work in the textbook as well as various projects throughout the year. Entrance to this class is by audition/instructor approval only. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended successful completion of Theater 1/2 with a “B” grade or above AND approval of Instructor.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: L291 - Theatre 2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L293 - Theatre 4

L293 Theatre 4
This is semester 2 of a second year class which builds on what was learned in Theater 1/2. There will be continued work on theater vocabulary, technical theater, voice, pantomime, improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students can pursue areas of interest for further study. There will be work in the textbook as well as various projects throughout the year. Entrance to this class is by audition/instructor approval only. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended successful completion of Theater 1/2 with a “B” grade or above AND approval of Instructor.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L292 - Theatre 3

L294 Theatre 5
Theatre 5/6 is the third year of study of the Theatre. Students will continue to work on theater vocabulary, technical theater, voice, pantomime, improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students can pursue areas of interest for further study. There will be work in the textbook as well as various projects throughout the year. Students will be expected to work on the show in production at the time during the class period when needed. For the second semester, the emphasis is on the Student Showcase performance in May. All students must participate in that show to receive credit. Entrance to this class is by audition/instructor approval only. This class fulfills the University of California’s “f” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended successful completion of Theater 3/4 with a “B” grade or above AND approval of Instructor.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: L293 - Theatre 4; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L295 - Theatre 6

L295 Theatre 6
Theatre 5/6 is the third year of study of the Theatre. Students will continue to work on theater vocabulary, technical theater, voice, pantomime, improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students can pursue areas of interest for further study. There will be work in the textbook as well as various projects throughout the year. Students will be expected to work on the show in production at the time during the class period when needed. For the second semester, the emphasis is on the Student Showcase performance in May. All students must participate in that show to receive credit. Entrance to this class is by audition/instructor approval only. This class fulfills the University of California’s “f” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended successful completion of Theater 3/4 with a “B” grade or above AND approval of Instructor.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L294 - Theatre 5

L296 Theatre 7
Theater 7/8 is the fourth year of study of the Theatre. Open to grade 12 students who have completed three years of theater classes. Entrance to this class is by audition only. Students will continue to work on theater vocabulary, technical theater, voice, pantomime, improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students can pursue areas of interest for further study. There will be work in the textbook as well as various projects throughout the year. Students will be expected to work on the show in production at the time during the class period when needed. For the second semester, the emphasis is on the Student Showcase performance in May. All students must participate in that show to receive credit. Students may help in the training of underclassmen and may lead workshops on improvisation, pantomime, or acting at local elementary schools. Entrance to this class is by audition/instructor approval only. This class fulfills the University of California’s “f” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended successful completion of Theater 5/6 with a “B” grade or above AND Instructor approval is needed.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: L295 - Theatre 6; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L297 - Theatre 8

L297 Theatre 8
Theater 7/8 is the fourth year of study of the Theatre. Open to grade 12 students who have completed three years of theater classes. Entrance to this class is by audition only. Students will continue to work on theater vocabulary, technical theater, voice, pantomime, improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students can pursue areas of interest for further study. There will be work in the textbook as well as various projects throughout the year. Students will be expected to work on the show in production at the time during the class period when needed. For the second semester, the emphasis is on the Student Showcase performance in May. All students must participate in that show to receive credit. Students may help in the training of underclassmen and may lead workshops on improvisation, pantomime, or acting at local elementary schools. Entrance to this class is by audition/instructor approval only. This class fulfills the University of California’s “f” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended successful completion of Theater 5/6 with a “B” grade or above AND Instructor approval is needed.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: L295 - Theatre 6; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L296 - Theatre 7

L400 Beginning Video Production 1
This is a year course available to all 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students. The course provides instruction in the production of television programs and the use of television equipment including stationary and portable cameras, editing consoles, special effects console, audio and lighting equipment, recorders, TV modulators, and VTR’s. Students will be involved with production for classroom use as well as a video production of a daily bulletin over the West Hills closed circuit TV station, WPAC. Script writing, editing, and program production will be a part of the class curriculum.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L401 - Beginning Video Production 2

L401 Beginning Video Production 2
This is semester 2 of a year course available to all 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students. The course provides instruction in the production of television programs and the use of television equipment including stationary and portable cameras, editing consoles, special effects console, audio and lighting equipment, recorders, TV modulators, and VTR’s. Students will be involved with production for classroom use as well as a video production of a daily bulletin over the West Hills closed circuit TV station, WPAC. Script writing, editing, and program production will be a part of the class curriculum.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L400 - Beginning Video Production 1

L402 Advanced Video Production 3
This class provides a second year to the Video Production course of study. Students will participate in the study/work of advanced television production that will include advanced study of areas included in the first and second years and add areas of production such as documentaries, dramatizations, and production of the video yearbook.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L403 - Advanced Video Production 4

L403 Advanced Video Production 4
This class provides a second year to the Video Production course of study. Students will participate in the study/work of advanced television production that will include advanced study of areas included in the first and second years and add areas of production such as documentaries, dramatizations, and production of the video yearbook.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L402 - Advanced Video Production 3

L404 Advanced Video Production 5
This class provides a third year to the Video Production course of study. Students will participate in the study/work of advanced television production that will include advanced study of areas included in the first and second years and add areas of production such as documentaries, dramatizations, and production of the video yearbook.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L405 - Advanced Video Production 6

L405 Advanced Video Production 6
This class provides a third year to the Video Production course of study. Students will participate in the study/work of advanced television production that will include advanced study of areas included in the first and second years and add areas of production such as documentaries, dramatizations, and production of the video yearbook.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L404 - Advanced Video Production 5

Visual Art

B010 Art 1
The course is based on the District Curriculum Concepts, which include the development and knowledge of the elements of art and the principles of design. Students will experiment with various media, which may include pencil, charcoal, pastels, tempera paint, and watercolor. This class meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B011 - Art 2

B011 Art 2
The course is based on the District Curriculum Concepts that include the development of aesthetic perception skills, creative expression, fine arts heritage, and aesthetic discrimination. Instruction in the care and use of basic tools and equipment is included. This class meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B010 - Art 1

B020 Art 3
This is the second year of Art Study. It is an advanced level art course for students who have passed the beginning level. They are a continuation of the basic skills and in depth studies of artists and art movements. Work outside of class is required. Students must pass each level to progress to the next. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: B011 - Art 2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B021 - Art 4

B021 Art 4
This is the second year of Art Study. It is an advanced level art course for students who have passed the beginning level. They are a continuation of the basic skills and in depth studies of artists and art movements. Work outside of class is required. Students must pass each level to progress to the next. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B020 - Art 3

B030 Art 5
This is the third year of Art Study. It is an advanced level art course for students who have passed the Art 1/2, 3/4 levels. They are a continuation of the basic skills and in depth studies of artists and art movements. Work outside of class is required. Students must pass each level to progress to the next. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: B021 - Art 4; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B031 - Art 6

B031 Art 6
This is the third year of Art Study. It is an advanced level art course for students who have passed the Art 1/2, 3/4 levels. They are a continuation of the basic skills and in depth studies of artists and art movements. Work outside of class is required. Students must pass each level to progress to the next. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B030 - Art 5

B040 Art 7
These are advanced level art courses for students who have passed the beginning levels. They are a continuation of the basic skills and in depth studies of artists and art movements. Work outside of class is required. Students must pass each level to progress to the next. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: B031 - Art 6; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B041 - Art 8

B041 Art 8
These are advanced level art courses for students who have passed the beginning levels. They are a continuation of the basic skills with an emphasis on individual proficiency and a development of a personal portfolio in a specific area of interest. Work outside of class is required. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B040 - Art 7

B100 3-Dimensional Design 1
Basic principles, elements, historical background of art, and the care and use of basic hand tools. Emphasis is on the relation of materials to function and beauty. Projects in wire, wood, clay, plaster, and paper mache are selected. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B101 - 3-Dimensional Design 2

B101 3-Dimensional Design 2
Basic principles, elements, historical background of art, and the care and use of basic hand tools. Emphasis is on the relation of materials to function and beauty. Projects in wire, wood, clay, plaster, and paper mache are selected. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B100 - 3-Dimensional Design 1

B110 3-D Design 3 (Ceramics)
This two-semester course will expose students to various ceramic construction methods. With an emphasis on hand building techniques, students will make various containers and create sculptures with clay. Students will also get the opportunity to throw on a wheel. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: B101 - 3-Dimensional Design 2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B111 - 3-D Design 4 (Ceramics)

B111 3-D Design 4 (Ceramics)
This two-semester course will expose students to various ceramic construction methods. With an emphasis on hand building techniques, students will make various containers and create sculptures with clay. Students will also get the opportunity to throw on a wheel. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B110 - 3-D Design 3 (Ceramics)

B120 3-D Design 5 (Ceramics)
This full year class will continue to expose students to a variety of ceramic construction techniques. Students will learn advanced slab construction for creating sculpture and functional art. Students will also continue to throw on the potter’s wheel. Although the instructor guides students, individual expression will be encouraged. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B121 - 3-D Design 6 (Ceramics)

B121 3-D Design 6 (Ceramics)
This full year class will continue to expose students to a variety of ceramic construction techniques. Students will learn advanced slab construction for creating sculpture and functional art. Students will also continue to throw on the potter’s wheel. Although the instructor guides students, individual expression will be encouraged. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B120 - 3-D Design 5 (Ceramics)

B130 3-D Design 7 (Ceramics)
This full year class will continue to expose students to a variety of ceramic construction techniques. Students will learn advanced slab construction for creating sculpture and functional art. Students will also continue to throw on the potter’s wheel. Although the instructor guides students, individual expression will be encouraged. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: B121 - 3-D Design 6 (Ceramics); 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B131 - 3-D Design 8 (Ceramics)

B131 3-D Design 8 (Ceramics)
This full year class will continue to expose students to a variety of ceramic construction techniques. Students will learn advanced slab construction for creating sculpture and functional art. Students will also continue to throw on the potter’s wheel. Although the instructor guides students, individual expression will be encouraged. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B130 - 3-D Design 7 (Ceramics)

B145 AP Art History 1
A one-year course designed to offer the student the equivalent of an introductory college course in art history. Students will acquire an understanding and enjoyment of architecture, sculpture, painting, and other art forms within a historical and cultural context. The curriculum is consistent with the Advanced Placement History of Art course description published by the College Board. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements and also the GUHSD Fine Arts graduation requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B146 - AP Art History 2

B146 AP Art History 2
A one-year course designed to offer the student the equivalent of an introductory college course in art history. Students will acquire an understanding and enjoyment of architecture, sculpture, painting, and other art forms within a historical and cultural context. The curriculum is consistent with the Advanced Placement History of Art course description published by the College Board. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements and also the GUHSD Fine Arts graduation requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B145 - AP Art History 1

B210 Photography 1
Photography covers the fundamentals of the art and technique of black and white photography. Students learn to use various types of cameras, from 35mm to digital as they take their own photographs, develop film and print their own pictures in the photography-enlarging lab. Areas that may be covered include studio and product photography, digital photography, special effects in the camera, photo lab, or on the computer, and image retouching. Students develop an aesthetic appreciation of photography through the introduction of principles of composition and elements of design. The historical and cultural context of photography is investigated and career opportunities are presented. Photography meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and the UC “f” VPA requirement. This is a laboratory class. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B211 - Photography 2

B211 Photography 2
Photography covers the fundamentals of the art and technique of black and white photography. Students learn to use various types of cameras, from 35mm to digital as they take their own photographs, develop film and print their own pictures in the photography-enlarging lab. Areas that may be covered include studio and product photography, digital photography, special effects in the camera, photo lab, or on the computer, and image retouching. Students develop an aesthetic appreciation of photography through the introduction of principles of composition and elements of design. The historical and cultural context of photography is investigated and career opportunities are presented. Photography meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and the UC “f” VPA requirement. This is a laboratory class. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B210 - Photography 1

B212 Advanced Photography 1/2H
Advanced Photo Honors emphasizes interpretation of themes, higher degree of critical thinking and problem solving, and development of conceptual mastery. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts "f" and elective "g" requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Instructor approval.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: B211 - Photography 2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B212 - Advanced Photography 1/2H

B220 Photography 3
This course begins the advanced level of photography and is designed for students who have passed the beginning level. It is a continuation of instruction based on State and District Curriculum Concepts. Advanced instruction emphasizes refinement of basic skills, individual creativity, expansion of student knowledge and understanding of historical, cultural, and aesthetic values of the art form. The making of verbal and nonverbal aesthetic judgments and photography as a form of visual communication that expresses a common core of knowledge and universal concepts will be covered. Development of a personal portfolio and work outside the class are required. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: B211 - Photography 2; T261 - Photo 2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B221 - Photography 4

B221 Photography 4
This course begins the advanced level of photography and is designed for students who have passed the beginning level. It is a continuation of instruction based on State and District Curriculum Concepts. Advanced instruction emphasizes refinement of basic skills, individual creativity, expansion of student knowledge and understanding of historical, cultural, and aesthetic values of the art form. The making of verbal and nonverbal aesthetic judgments and photography as a form of visual communication that expresses a common core of knowledge and universal concepts will be covered. Development of a personal portfolio and work outside the class are required. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B220 - Photography 3

B230 Photography 5
Advanced Art (third year).
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B231 - Photography 6

B231 Photography 6
Advanced Art (third year).
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B230 - Photography 5

B245 Digital Arts 1
Digital Arts provides training in Digital Media with an emphasis on design and the arts. Using Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, Corel Painter, and digital photography, composition and elements of design will be taught with the computer as the tool. Emphasis is placed on computer design skills necessary for careers int he fields of multimedia and digital arts. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts "f" requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B246 - Digital Arts 2

B246 Digital Arts 2
Digital Arts second semester provides training in Digital Media with an emphasis on design and the arts. Using Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, Corel Painter, and digital photography, composition and elements of design will be taught with the computer as the tool. Emphasis is placed on computer design skills necessary for careers int he fields of multimedia and digital arts. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts "f" requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B245 - Digital Arts 1

B304 AP Studio Art Drawing 1
In this one-year course, students will create a portfolio of work to present for advanced placement credit. Although students are guided by the instructor, there is a great deal of individual initiative required by the student. Prerequisite: Students must have completed Art 3/4. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Students must have completed a minimum of one year of art (drawing/painting) with a grade of B or better, have excellent drawing skills, have teacher permission before enrolling, and be a junior or senior.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B305 - AP Studio Art Drawing 2

B305 AP Studio Art Drawing 2
In this one-year course, students will create a portfolio of work to present for advanced placement credit. Although students are guided by the instructor, there is a great deal of individual initiative required by the student. Prerequisite: Students must have completed Art 3/4. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B304 - AP Studio Art Drawing 1

B315 AP (Studio Art/3-D Design) 1
This is a one-year course providing guidance in the preparation of artwork that will fulfill the requirements for AP Studio Art portfolio in 3-D Design. This portfolio is intended to address a broad interpretation of sculptural issues in depth and space. These might include traditional sculpture, architectural models, apparel, ceramics, three-dimensional fiber arts or metal work, among others. Students must have completed a minimum of one year of 3-D Art classes (Ceramics, Metalwork, Sculpture, 3-D) with a grade of B or better. Students who receive a grade of 3 or better on their portfolio, from the College Board will receive college credit for this class. This class meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and the UC “f” VPA requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B316 - AP (Studio Art/3-D Design) 2

B316 AP (Studio Art/3-D Design) 2
This is a one-year course providing guidance in the preparation of artwork that will fulfill the requirements for AP Studio Art portfolio in 3-D Design. This portfolio is intended to address a broad interpretation of sculptural issues in depth and space. These might include traditional sculpture, architectural models, apparel, ceramics, three-dimensional fiber arts or metal work, among others. Students must have completed a minimum of one year of 3-D Art classes (Ceramics, Metalwork, Sculpture, 3-D) with a grade of B or better. Students who receive a grade of 3 or better on their portfolio, from the College Board will receive college credit for this class. This class meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and the UC “f” VPA requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B315 - AP (Studio Art/3-D Design) 1

Business/Computers

C010 Accounting 1
Accounting 1 is vocational in nature for students who have a variety of career objectives. Students receive beginning vocational preparation for careers in the accounting field or for careers in related business fields or for advanced study at the collegiate level. Students learn to record and interpret business transactions for a service business organized as a sole proprietorship and for a merchandise business organized as a partnership. Terminology is stressed. This course is available to juniors and seniors, as well as sophomores with teacher consent, who have at least an average ability in math. This course may be taken to meet the mathematics graduation requirement. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take C020 - Accounting 2

C020 Accounting 2
This course extends and applies the knowledge and skills developed manually in Accounting 1 and will introduce the student to computer accounting. Students will complete the accounting cycle for a merchandising business and will then be introduced to an accounting system with special journals for a corporate type of organization. A thorough study of payroll records will round out the skills to qualify students for entry-level positions. This course may be taken to meet the mathematics graduation requirement. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: C010 - Accounting 1; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take C010 - Accounting 1

C520 Business Computer Applications 1
This is the first semester of a year long course using an interdisciplinary overview of technology. The emphasis of this course is to provide students with integrated learning experiences. Students will complete project assignments demonstrating the use of a variety of technologies. Technologies demonstrated will include the use of computers and multimedia tools. This course will include introductory units in keyboarding, networking, multimedia, local and distant electronic research using the Internet, word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet and web design. This course may meet the graduation requirement for Technology Foundations, if included in the site technology plan.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take C521 - Business Computer Applications 2

C521 Business Computer Applications 2
This course extends and applies the knowledge and skills developed in Business Computer Applications 1. This course may meet the graduation requirement of Technology Foundations, if included in the site technology plan.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take C520 - Business Computer Applications 1

Y845 Web Site 1
This is a one-year course designed to provide introductory skills to build and maintain an Internet Web site. Instruction includes designing, creating, editing, managing, and publishing a Web site. This course will also include basic computer skills such as word processing, utilizing on-line resources (primarily the Internet), and project management.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take Y846 - Web Site 2

Y846 Web Site 2
This course extends and applies the knowledge and skills developed in Web Site 1.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take Y845 - Web Site 1

CTE (ROP) Electives

T310 ROP Medical Professions Exploration
This course consists of modules which cover content addressing Strategies for Success, Medical Terminology, Interpersonal Dynamics, Computer Literacy, Socioeconomics, Safety and Health Maintenance, Body Structure and Function, Growth and Development, Ethical and Legal Responsibilities and Employment Literacy in the Health Industry. Teachers from other health pathways will teach various modules in the course. This will educate you on the various employment opportunities within the health industry.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12

CTE Pathways

Agriculture & Natural Resources

T521 Veterinary Science Pathway (1st Course) - 1/2
This CTE course provides entry-level training in the unlicensed veterinary assistant field. The course includes (but is not limited to) animal handling and restraint, health and safety, sanitation, surgical preparation, anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, infectious diseases, instrument and equipment identification, vaccine preparation and injection techniques, laws and ethics and veterinary office procedures. As part of the instruction, reinforcement of basic skills is provided to assist students in practicing communication skills, speaking clearly using Standard English and utilizing listening skills to follow directions. Students will also practicing basic math skills as applied to a medical setting and reading to gain information and to perform assignments and tasks as directed. Approximately 116 hours of classroom and laboratory attendance, plus a minimum of 80-200 hours of on-the-job training are required for course completion. Employment opportunities include entry-level positions in a small veterinary hospital, boarding kennel, animal control agency or humane society. Successful completion may significantly strengthen the student’s ability to gain admittance to programs of higher education in the veterinary field for licensed animal health technician or veterinarian. ***Students with limiting medical conditions must have medical clearance to attend class and participate in the community classroom. Must be able to lift 30 pounds. Verification of tetanus immunization within 5 years of program start date is required.
COURSE NOTE: AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
VETERINARY SCIENCE PATHWAY
*Must complete 300 hours = 3-hour block, two days per week, for 1 year.
*Must participate in internship for a minimum of 120 hours outside of class time.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12

Health Science & Medical Technology

Z980 Sports Medicine Pathway 1 (1st year/semester 1)
First semester course in a TWO YEAR PATHWAY; must commit to both years. This course provides training in sports medicine and prevention and treatment of athletic injuries. The course will cover the following areas of instruction: CPR, training room operation, exercise physiology, and types of injuries and treatment. Students will gain experience in using tools of the trade (blood pressure cuffs and stethoscopes, elastic wraps and tapes). Course requirements include personal fitness, participation in extracurricular events, and participation in on-the-job training. Students must be able to pass the CPR test.
COURSE NOTE: HEALTH SCIENCE & MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY 
SPORTS MEDICINE PATHWAY
*1st Course in Pathway
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take Z981 - Sports Medicine Pathway 2 (1st year/semester 2)

Z981 Sports Medicine Pathway 2 (1st year/semester 2)
Second semester of a first year course in a TWO YEAR PATHWAY; must commit to both years. This course provides training in sports medicine and prevention and treatment of athletic injuries. The course will cover the following areas of instruction: CPR, training room operation, exercise physiology, and types of injuries and treatment. Students will gain experience in using tools of the trade (blood pressure cuffs and stethoscopes, elastic wraps and tapes). Course requirements include personal fitness, participation in extracurricular events, and participation in on-the-job training. Students must be able to pass the CPR test.
COURSE NOTE: HEALTH SCIENCE & MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
SPORTS MEDICINE PATHWAY
*1st Course in Pathway
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take Z980 - Sports Medicine Pathway 1 (1st year/semester 1)

English

E014 English 1C
This 9th grade course offers basic communication skills such as grammar, composition, spelling, reading, and library/study skills, as well as broadening students' understanding of mankind through study of Literature. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E015 - English 2C

E015 English 2C
This semester 2, 9th grade course, offers basic communication skills such as grammar, composition, spelling, reading, and library/study skills, as well as broadening students' understanding of mankind through study of Literature. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E014 - English 1C

E016 English 1H
This 9th grade course offers basic communication skills such as grammar, composition, spelling, reading, and library/study skills, as well as broadening students' understanding of mankind through study of Literature. Honors curriculum is differentiated using extended group activities, independent study, and accelerated learning through core literature. *Students choosing Freshman English Honors are approved/selected on the basis of tests, grades, and teacher recommendations. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: It is recommended students choosing this course have an "A" or "B" in 8th grade Language Arts and ELA test scores should reflect PROFICIENT OR ADVANCED.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E017 - English 2H

E017 English 2H
This semester 2, 9th grade course, offers basic communication skills such as grammar, composition, spelling, reading, and library/study skills, as well as broadening students' understanding of mankind through study of literature. Honors curriculum is differentiated using extended group activities, independent study, and accelerated learning through core literature. *Students choosing Freshman English Honors are approved/selected on the basis of tests, grades, and teacher recommendations. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: It is recommended students choosing this course have an "A" or "B" in 8th grade Language Arts and ELA test scores should reflect PROFICIENT OR ADVANCED.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E016 - English 1H

E024 English 3C
A 10th grade course continuing exploration of the basic skills, creative and expository writing, and world literature. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E025 - English 4C

E025 English 4C
A 10th grade, semester 2 course, continuing exploration of the basic skills, creative and expository writing, and world literature. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E024 - English 3C

E026 English 3H
A 10th grade enriched course continuing in-depth exploration of basic communication skills, expository writing, and world literature. Students choosing Sophomore English Honors are approved/selected on the basis of tests, grades, and teacher recommendations. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: It is recommended that students choosing this course have a "C" or above in 9th grade English.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E027 - English 4H

E027 English 4H
This semester 2 enriched course, continues in-depth exploration of basic communication skills, creative and expository writing, and world literature. Students choosing Sophomore English Honors are approved/selected on the basis of tests, grades, and teacher recommendations. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: It is recommended that students choosing this course have a "C" or above in 9th grade English.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E026 - English 3H

E034 English 5C
An 11th grade course in the college preparatory program designed to emphasize American values through a study of American literature including practice for variety and style composition. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E035 - English 6C

E035 English 6C
An 11th grade semester 2 course in the college preparatory program designed to emphasize American values through a study of American literature including practice for variety and style composition. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E034 - English 5C

E042 English 7C
This senior course emphasizes communication skills, listening, talking, reading, and writing, and is designed for the student who realizes a need for greater skill in communication and a broader knowledge of literature. In this level, college preparation is emphasized. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E043 - English 8C

E043 English 8C
This senior course, semester 2, emphasizes communication skills, listening, talking, reading, and writing, and is designed for the student who realizes a need for greater skill in communication and a broader knowledge of literature. In this level, college preparation is emphasized. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E042 - English 7C

E098 Journalism 7
Students enrolled in this class produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in this fourth year course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: E091 - Journalism 2; E093 - Journalism 4; E095 - Journalism 6; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E099 - Journalism 8

E351 AP English Language 1
A course that teaches Advanced Placement English to juniors as outlined in the syllabus on Composition/Literature or Language/Composition published by the National Advanced Placement Program. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E352 - AP English Language 2

E352 AP English Language 2
A semester 2 course that teaches Advanced Placement English to juniors as outlined in the syllabus on Composition/Literature or Language/Composition published by the National Advanced Placement Program. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E351 - AP English Language 1

E353 AP English Literature 1
A course that teaches Advanced Placement English to seniors as outlined in the syllabus on Composition/Literature or Language/Composition published by the National Advanced Placement Program. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E354 - AP English Literature 2

E354 AP English Literature 2
A semester 2 course that teaches Advanced Placement English to seniors as outlined in the syllabus on Composition/Literature or Language/Composition published by the National Advanced Placement Program. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E353 - AP English Literature 1

E660 ESL Beginning 1
ESL Beginning is a two-semester course (with an optional third semester) designed to provide beginning English-as-a-Second Language instruction for the non-English-speaking student. Emphasis is placed upon basic oral communication skills. These courses are for “Y” elective credit only. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Applied Arts GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E661 - ESL Beginning 2

E661 ESL Beginning 2
ESL Beginning 2 is second semester of the two-semester course (with an optional third semester) designed to provide beginning English-as-a-Second Language instruction for the non-English-speaking student. Emphasis is placed upon basic oral communication skills. These courses are for “Y” elective credit only.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Applied Arts GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E660 - ESL Beginning 1

E942 English 7C – Creative Writing
This course for Seniors introduces students to various forms of creative writing, including the poem, short story, and descriptive prose. Students will study classical and contemporary authors and their writings and will develop a folder of their own creative writing work. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E943 - English 8C – Creative Writing

E943 English 8C – Creative Writing
This course for Seniors introduces students to various forms of creative writing, including the poem, short story, and descriptive prose. Students will study classical and contemporary authors and their writings and will develop a folder of their own creative writing work. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E942 - English 7C – Creative Writing

E944 English 7C - Writing for the World
This course for Seniors focuses on words that move the world— non-fiction writing is everywhere, from the menu in your favorite restaurant to movie reviews to instructions for your Blue-Ray DVD player. This college prep course will explore and practice the different forms of non-fiction writing we encounter every day, including TV reviews, catalog writing, journalism & news script writing, biographies, self-help books, and more. We will also cover non-fiction articles that address the rhetorical college work that are a part of other senior English classes. This class seeks to give practical experience and build an online portfolio that could be used to apply for online writing jobs; class instruction will include blogging and other useful computer programs. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E945 - English 8C - Writing for the World

E945 English 8C - Writing for the World
This course for Seniors focuses on words that move the world— non-fiction writing is everywhere, from the menu in your favorite restaurant to movie reviews to instructions for your Blue-Ray DVD player. This college prep course will explore and practice the different forms of non-fiction writing we encounter every day, including TV reviews, catalog writing, journalism & news script writing, biographies, self-help books, and more. We will also cover non-fiction articles that address the rhetorical college work that are a part of other senior English classes. This class seeks to give practical experience and build an online portfolio that could be used to apply for online writing jobs; class instruction will include blogging and other useful computer programs. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E944 - English 7C - Writing for the World

Exercise and Nutrition Science/Physical Education

P040 Exercise and Nutrition Science - 1 (9)
A two-semester course required of students in grade 9. This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to have physical activity, learn some life time sports, and to develop individual fitness and skills. The course is designed to take into consideration individual differences in the teaching of team sports, individual activities and aquatic activities. This course is required for graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take P040 - Exercise and Nutrition Science - 1 (9)
If you take this course, you must also take P041 - Exercise and Nutrition Science - 2 (9)

P041 Exercise and Nutrition Science - 2 (9)
A two-semester course required of students in grade 9. This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to have physical activity, learn some life time sports, and to develop individual fitness and skills. The course is designed to take into consideration individual differences in the teaching of team sports, individual activities and aquatic activities. This course is required for graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take P040 - Exercise and Nutrition Science - 1 (9)

P300 Hip Hop Dance
A course designed to acquaint students with the fundamentals of one or more types of dance.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take P300 - Hip Hop Dance

P350 Aerobic Dance
A course including aerobic exercises designed to provide continuous movement in presentation, causing an elevated but safe heart rate for 30 to 45 minutes. Instruction in the relationship of cardiovascular health to overall fitness will be included.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take P350 - Aerobic Dance

P475 Weight Training
A course designed to add bulk and/or strength to the student. Instruction will be directed toward individual goals of the students. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take P475 - Weight Training

P600 Team Sports
A course designed to provide intermediate instruction in various team sports which may include Flag Football, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, and Team Handball, Hockey, Badminton, basketball, and volleyball. Included will be instruction in skill knowledge of strategies, and rules of the sports. This course is open to all students who have completed ninth grade physical education and will satisfy part of the two-year course requirement for physical education. Course may be used as an elective credit.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take P600 - Team Sports

SPORT PE - Met by Sport
PE met through a sport in 10 or 11th grade.
COURSE NOTE: Meeting the PE requirement through a sport does not grant a student 5 credits. However, the Course Planner will indicate that 5 credits have been earned. We are working to fix this glitch.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Availability GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take SPORT - PE - Met by Sport

Home Economics

J070 Basic Clothing 1
Semester 1 of a year long course, students learn the care and operation of sewing machines and equipment, the properties and weaves of fabrics (man made and natural fibers), and to follow basic pattern instructions.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J070 - Basic Clothing 1

J080 Intermediate Clothing 2
This second semester course follows Basic Clothing and provides a continuation of the development of basic skills in garment selection and construction with emphasis in pattern alterations and more detailed construction processes.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: J070 - Basic Clothing 1; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J080 - Intermediate Clothing 2

J090 Advanced Clothing 3
This course provides an extension in the principles of garment construction. Units of study include wearable art, tailoring techniques, historical periods of fashion, and creative pattern designs.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: J080 - Intermediate Clothing 2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J090 - Advanced Clothing 3
If you take this course, you must also take J100 - Wardrobe Construction 4

J100 Wardrobe Construction 4
This is semester 2 of an advanced clothing course (follows Advanced Clothing 3) in which an extension in the principles of garment construction are taught. Units of study include wearable art, tailoring techniques, historical periods of fashion, and creative pattern designs.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J090 - Advanced Clothing 3

J160 Child Development 1
A two-semester course, this class provides a basic understanding of family planning, prenatal development and care, childbirth, the development of the child as an infant, and the social, physical, and emotional growth of children. Students will obtain experience guiding preschool age children and explore career opportunities as related to child development. *NOTE: An articulation agreement is in place with Grossmont & Cuyamaca Community Colleges for the Child Development class. Students who earn an A or a B for both semesters will also earn 3 units college credit for CD124.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J170 - Child Development 2

J170 Child Development 2
This is semester 2 of a two-semester course. This class provides a basic understanding of family planning, prenatal development and care, childbirth, the development of the child as an infant, and the social, physical, and emotional growth of children. Students will obtain experience guiding preschool age children and explore career opportunities as related to child development. *NOTE: An articulation agreement is in place with Grossmont & Cuyamaca Community Colleges for the Child Development class. Students who earn an A or a B for both semesters will also earn 3 units college credit for CD124.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J160 - Child Development 1

J185 Exploring Family and Consumer Science 1
This two-semester course will emphasize leadership concepts plus seven areas of Family and Consumer Science standards (i.e. Child Development, Individual and Family Issues, Parenting, Foods and Nutrition, Housing and Interiors, Clothing, and Consumerism). This course supports State framework requirements for school site provision of career path programs.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J186 - Exploring Family and Consumer Science 2

J186 Exploring Family and Consumer Science 2
This is semester 2 of a two-semester course which will emphasize leadership concepts plus seven areas of Family and Consumer Science standards (i.e. Child Development, Individual and Family Issues, Parenting, Foods and Nutrition, Housing and Interiors, Clothing, and Consumerism). This course supports State framework requirements for school site provision of career path programs.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J185 - Exploring Family and Consumer Science 1

J190 Single Survival 1
A two-semester course in which students develop skills that will meet their needs of survival in the areas of foods, clothing, and other related areas. Second semester allows students to continue their exploration of basic living skills such as meal planning and food preparation, housing alternatives, and budgeting finances.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J200 - Single Survival 2

J200 Single Survival 2
This is semester 2 of a two-semester course in which students develop skills that will meet their needs of survival in the areas of foods, clothing, and other related areas. Second semester allows students to continue their exploration of basic living skills such as meal planning and food preparation, housing alternatives, and budgeting finances.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J190 - Single Survival 1

J251 Quilting 1
This is a two-semester course in which the students investigate art and the techniques of quilting. Students will explore the principles of composition and the elements of design using various art mediums. These units will be taught sequentially, culminating in a quilt assignment that reflects each unit. The students will also study the historical and cultural impact of the quilting art form on our society.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J252 - Quilting 2

J252 Quilting 2
This is semester 2 of a two-semester course in which the students investigate art and the techniques of quilting. Students will explore the principles of composition and the elements of design using various art mediums. These units will be taught sequentially, culminating in a quilt assignment that reflects each unit. The students will also study the historical and cultural impact of the quilting art form on our society.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J251 - Quilting 1

Industrial Technology

K315 Construction Technology 1
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K316 - Construction Technology 2

K316 Construction Technology 2
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K315 - Construction Technology 1

K317 Construction Technology 3
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, pattern making, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of K315/K316 - Construction Technology 1/2.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K318 - Construction Technology 4

K318 Construction Technology 4
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, pattern making, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of K315/K316 - Construction Technology 1/2.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K317 - Construction Technology 3

K319 Construction Technology 5
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, pattern making, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of K317/K318 - Construction Technology 3/4.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K321 - Construction Technology 6

K321 Construction Technology 6
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, pattern making, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of K317/K318 - Construction Technology 3/4.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K319 - Construction Technology 5

K322 Construction Technology 7
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, pattern making, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of K319/K321 - Construction Technology 5/6.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K323 - Construction Technology 8

K323 Construction Technology 8
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet-mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, heavy equipment, pattern making, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster. The student of construction technology becomes familiar with historical, current, and potential developments in industry and technology, as well as the effects of such developments on consumers and members of society.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of K319/K321 - Construction Technology 5/6.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K322 - Construction Technology 7

K680 Drafting and Design 1
Drafting and Design 1-2 is a two semester course designed to provide students with skills and knowledge in visual communications. Students will learn: use and care of drafting and drawing instruments, drawing, techniques and conventional representations, geometrical constructions, careers in visual communications, history of design and drafting, and skill development in lettering and line techniques using both free hand and instruments, perspective drawings, sections, dimensions, auxiliary views, and working drawings. Students will also learn CAD & Solid Modeling. **With instructors approval, students who earn an "A" or "B" will earn 3 units of college credit through Cuyamaca College. This course meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and UC “f” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K681 - Drafting and Design 2

K681 Drafting and Design 2
Drafting and Design 1-2 is a two semester course designed to provide students with skills and knowledge in visual communications. Students will learn: use and care of drafting and drawing instruments, drawing, techniques and conventional representations, geometrical constructions, careers in visual communications, history of design and drafting, and skill development in lettering and line techniques using both free hand and instruments, perspective drawings, sections, dimensions, auxiliary views, and working drawings. Students will also learn CAD & Solid Modeling. **With instructors approval, students who earn an "A" or "B" will earn 3 units of college credit through Cuyamaca College. This course meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and UC “f” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K680 - Drafting and Design 1

K682 Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 3
Drafting covers the development of drafting skills from the general or exploratory to the entry-occupationally specific. The technical world uses drafting as its primary means of communication and depends on visual communications. This course meets the University of California “f” requirements and meets the Fine Arts requirement for District graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Drafting 1/2, K680/K681.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K683 - Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 4

K683 Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 4
Drafting covers the development of drafting skills from the general or exploratory to the entry-occupationally specific. The technical world uses drafting as its primary means of communication and depends on visual communications. This course meets the University of California “f” requirements and meets the Fine Arts requirement for District graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Drafting 1/2, K680/K681.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K682 - Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 3

K684 Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 5
Drafting covers the development of drafting skills from the general or exploratory to the entry-occupationally specific. The technical world uses drafting as its primary means of communication and depends on visual communications. This course meets the University of California “f” requirement. Meets the Fine Arts requirement for Graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Drafting 3/4, K682/K683.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K685 - Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 6

K685 Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 6
Drafting covers the development of drafting skills from the general or exploratory to the entry-occupationally specific. The technical world uses drafting as its primary means of communication and depends on visual communications. This course meets the University of California “f” requirement. Meets the Fine Arts requirement for Graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Drafting 3/4, K682/K683.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K684 - Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 5

K686 Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 7
Drafting covers the development of drafting skills from the general or exploratory to the entry-occupationally specific. The technical world uses drafting as its primary means of communication and depends on visual communications. This course meets the University of California “f” requirement. Meets the Fine Arts requirement for Graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Drafting 5/6, K684/K685.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K687 - Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 8

K687 Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 8
Drafting covers the development of drafting skills from the general or exploratory to the entry-occupationally specific. The technical world uses drafting as its primary means of communication and depends on visual communications. This course meets the University of California “f” requirement. Meets the Fine Arts requirement for Graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Drafting 5/6, K684/K685.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K686 - Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 7

K902 Guitar Construction
A one year course in which student will learn construction technology standards for making a guitar. Basic music instruction for playing the instrument will also be provided. Supplies and materials are provided by the Taylor Made Guitars. By the end of the year each student will have a completed ready to play Guitar.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K902 - Guitar Construction

Mathematics

M322 Basic Geometry 1
This is a four-semester geometry course. The course is of value to students who seek a college degree but whose math skills may not be strong enough to master the speed of geometry 1C in the traditional one-year program. Course contents includes inductive and deductive reasoning, and the nature of proof, the relationships and properties of angles, parallel and perpendicular lines, congruence and similarity of triangles, polygons and circles, constructions, coordinate geometry, areas of polygons, circles and solids, and volumes of solids. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Algebra 1C –1, 2 or Basic Algebra 1-4
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M327 - Basic Geometry 2

M327 Basic Geometry 2
This is a four-semester geometry course. The course is of value to students who seek a college degree but whose math skills may not be strong enough to master the speed of geometry 1C in the traditional one-year program. Course contents includes inductive and deductive reasoning, and the nature of proof, the relationships and properties of angles, parallel and perpendicular lines, congruence and similarity of triangles, polygons and circles, constructions, coordinate geometry, areas of polygons, circles and solids, and volumes of solids. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M322 - Basic Geometry 1

M400 Algebra IC-1
This is a two-semester course for the college bound student. Algebra 1C develops abstract applications of algebraic concepts by incorporating variables, symbols, diagrams, and graphing. This course emphasizes algorithms, mathematics properties, relationships, and applications of mathematics in realistic situations. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M405 - Algebra IC-2

M405 Algebra IC-2
This semester 2, two-semester course is for the college bound student. Algebra 1C develops abstract applications of algebraic concepts by incorporating variables, symbols, diagrams, and graphing. This course emphasizes algorithms, mathematics properties, relationships, and applications of mathematics in realistic situations. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M400 - Algebra IC-1

M420 Geometry IC-1
This two-semester college prep course is designed to familiarize students with the concepts of plane and solid geometry through the use of inductive reasoning and hands on activities. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended equipment: Protractor, compass, geometry template (i.e., Geometer).
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-11
PREREQUISITE: Algebra IC-1, 2 (recommended "C" or above) or Basic Algebra 1-2
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M425 - Geometry IC-2

M425 Geometry IC-2
This semester 2, two-semester college prep course is designed to familiarize students with the concepts of plane and solid geometry through the use of inductive reasoning and hands on activities. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended equipment: Protractor, compass, geometry template (i.e., Geometer).
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M420 - Geometry IC-1

M430 Geometry IH-1
Honors Geometry is an advanced geometry course designed to develop geometric skills and concepts including skill in drawing, visualizing, following algorithms, understanding of properties, mathematical relationships and proofs. This course incorporates the use of geometric ideas in real world situations and representations of geometric concepts with a variety of diagrams. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Protractor, compass, geometry template (i.e., Geometer), Mira.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: Algebra IC-1, 2 (recommended "C" or above)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M435 - Geometry IH-2

M435 Geometry IH-2
Honors Geometry is an advanced geometry course designed to develop geometric skills and concepts including skill in drawing, visualizing, following algorithms, understanding of properties, mathematical relationships and proofs. This course incorporates the use of geometric ideas in real world situations and representations of geometric concepts with a variety of diagrams. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Protractor, compass, geometry template (i.e., Geometer), Mira
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M430 - Geometry IH-1

M437 Intermediate Algebra 1
This two-semester course is designed for students who do not intend to major in math or science. The course does not meet the requirement for entry into PRE-CALCULUS. It is similar to Algebra 2 but does not include trigonometry. The course provides students with the necessary background needed for a successful level of achievement on college level entrance exams. The course includes such topics as rational & radical expressions, quadratic equations, set & function notation, logarithms and complex numbers. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: M405 - Algebra IC-2; M425 - Geometry IC-2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M438 - Intermediate Algebra 2

M438 Intermediate Algebra 2
This semester 2, two-semester course is designed for students who do not intend to major in math or science. The course does not meet the requirement for entry into PRE-CALCULUS. It is similar to Algebra 2 but does not include trigonometry. The course provides students with the necessary background needed for a successful level of achievement on college level entrance exams. The course includes such topics as rational & radical expressions, quadratic equations, set & function notation, logarithms and complex numbers. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M437 - Intermediate Algebra 1

M440 Algebra IIC-1
This is a two-semester course for the college-bound student. This is a rigorous intermediate algebra course. Course content includes sets and set operations, the properties of the real number system, linear functions and relations, graphing, systems of linear and quadratic equations, polynomials, rational expressions, fractional equations, exponents and radicals, quadratic functions and relations, exponential functions and logarithms. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics requirement. 
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: M425-Geometry 1C-2; M405-Algebra 1C-2 (recommended "C" or above)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M445 - Algebra IIC-2

M445 Algebra IIC-2
This is semester 2 of a one-year course in advanced algebra and trigonometry. The course thoroughly integrates and makes connections to other areas of mathematics, to other disciplines and the real world. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M440 - Algebra IIC-1

M450 Algebra IIH-1
This one year accelerated course strengthens algebraic skills and builds a solid foundation in trigonometry through applications, investigations, and hands on data analysis. Students who successfully complete this course will be prepared for Precalculus. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: M405-Algebra IC-2 (recommended "C" above); M425-Geometry 1C-2 (recommended "C" or above)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M455 - Algebra IIH-2

M455 Algebra IIH-2
This semester 2, one year accelerated course strengthens algebraic skills and builds a solid foundation in trigonometry through applications, investigations, and hands on data analysis. Students who successfully complete this course will be prepared for precalculus. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M450 - Algebra IIH-1

M500 Algebra IIIC-1
Algebra 3 builds an understanding of real world problems establishing a firm foundation for the future work in mathematics courses and applications. This course focuses on strengthening algebra skills and is an introduction to elementary statistics. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: TI-83, TI-83+ or TI-84+ graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: M445 - Algebra IIC-2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M505 - Algebra IIIC-2

M505 Algebra IIIC-2
Algebra 3 builds an understanding of real world problems establishing a firm foundation for the future work in mathematics courses and applications. This course focuses on strengthening algebra skills and is an introduction to elementary statistics. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: TI-83, TI-83+ or TI-84+ graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M500 - Algebra IIIC-1

M512 Pre-Calculus Mathematics IC-1
This is a two-semester advanced mathematics course for students who are college bound. This course is designed primarily to extend the student’s knowledge and skills in advanced algebra prior to taking more advanced work in calculus and modern algebra. Course content includes polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and circular and trigonometric functions, sequences and series, limits and continuity, induction, the binomial theorem, matrices and logic. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics and “g” elective requirements. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: M450 - Algebra IIH-1; M440 - Algebra IIC-1; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M517 - Pre-Calculus Mathematics IC-2

M517 Pre-Calculus Mathematics IC-2
This is a two-semester advanced mathematics course for students who are college bound. This course is designed primarily to extend the student’s knowledge and skills in advanced algebra prior to taking more advanced work in calculus and modern algebra. Course content includes polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and circular and trigonometric functions, sequences and series, limits and continuity, induction, the binomial theorem, matrices and logic. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics and “g” elective requirements. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M512 - Pre-Calculus Mathematics IC-1

M520 Pre-Calculus Mathematics IH-1
This is a course in advanced algebra and trigonometry. It is designed to prepare accelerated students for the rigor of advanced placement calculus. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: M445-Algebra IIC-2,(recommended "C" or above)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M525 - Pre-Calculus Mathematics IH-2

M525 Pre-Calculus Mathematics IH-2
This is a course in advanced algebra and trigonometry. It is designed to prepare accelerated students for the rigor of advanced placement calculus. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M520 - Pre-Calculus Mathematics IH-1

M550 AP Calculus AB -1
This course follows the College Board outline for the Advanced Placement AB Calculus course and covers introductory differential and integral calculus. Students may take the advanced placement calculus test for which they may earn college credit. **Prerequisite: Successful completion of Pre-Calculus. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: TI-83, TI-84+ graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: M525-Pre-Calculus Mathematics 1H-2, (recommended "C" or above)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M551 - AP Calculus AB -2

M551 AP Calculus AB -2
This course follows the College Board outline for the Advanced Placement AB Calculus course and covers introductory differential and integral calculus. Students may take the advanced placement calculus test for which they may earn college credit. **Prerequisite: Successful completion of Precalculus. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: TI-83, TI-84+ graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M550 - AP Calculus AB -1

M570 AP Statistics 1
This year long course MAY be taken concurrently with AP Calculus or Pre-Calculus. This course follows the College Board outline for the Advanced Placement Statistics course and is equivalent to a one-semester introductory non-calculus based college course in statistics. The course will introduce students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data used in social sciences, sciences, and mathematics. Students take the advanced placement statistics test for which they may earn college credit. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: M445-Algebra IIC-2,(recommended "C" or above)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M571 - AP Statistics 2

M571 AP Statistics 2
This year long course MAY be taken concurrently with AP Calculus or Pre-Calculus. This course follows the College Board outline for the Advanced Placement Statistics course and is equivalent to a one-semester introductory non-calculus based college course in statistics. The course will introduce students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data used in social sciences, sciences, and mathematics. Students take the advanced placement statistics test for which they may earn college credit. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M570 - AP Statistics 1

Science

R021 Science 1C
This is a second year science course that is lab based and focuses on the forces that shape our environment. We will analyze how science relates to our daily lives. The impact and how we deal with earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, toxic waste accidents, society’s use of hazardous materials and other disasters will be investigated. Dangers, preventive maintenance and TLC (Tender Loving Care) strategies and solutions for maintaining and improving a healthy body and planet will be developed. We will practice critical thinking and problem solving skills and explore career opportunities. The course meets the Physical Science graduation requirement for the Grossmont District and the UC Elective “g” requirement. The course may be used as a stepping stone, to prepare students for a third year of science in Chemistry or Physics. **Prerequisite: Students must have successfully completed 1 full year of Biology.
COURSE NOTE: Must pass Biology 1/2C (R191,R192);
Science 1C or Science 2C can be taken in any sequence based on availability.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Passing Biology 1/2C
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R022 - Science 2C

R022 Science 2C
This is semester 2 of a second year science course that is lab based and focuses on the forces that shape our environment. We will analyze how science relates to our daily lives. The impact and how we deal with earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, toxic waste accidents, society’s use of hazardous materials and other disasters will be investigated. Dangers, preventive maintenance and TLC (Tender Loving Care) strategies and solutions for maintaining and improving a healthy body and planet will be developed. We will practice critical thinking and problem solving skills and explore career opportunities. The course meets the Physical Science graduation requirement for the Grossmont District and the UC Elective “g” requirement. The course may be used as a stepping stone, to prepare students for a third year of science in Chemistry or Physics. **Prerequisite: Students must have successfully completed 1 full year of Biology.
COURSE NOTE: Must pass Biology 1/2C (R191,R192);
Science 1C or Science 2C can be taken in any sequence based on availability.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: R191 - Biology 1C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R021 - Science 1C

R151 Lab Assistant 2
A course designed for students who have demonstrated unusual capabilities in science and wish to assist the instructors in preparing and conducting a variety of lab experiences as an assistant to the instructor. This course WILL NOT MEET the Life Science or Physical Science graduation requirement. Lab Assistant is open to students in grades 11 and 12 only. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12

R191 Biology 1C
A two-semester course of study that surveys the life science topics including cell biology, genetics, human physiology, evolution and ecology. As much as 40% of the course work is devoted to laboratory experiences and simulation activities. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Life Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” Elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R192 - Biology 2C

R192 Biology 2C
This is semester 2 of the two-semester course of study that surveys the life science topics including cell biology, genetics, human physiology, evolution and ecology. As much as 40% of the course work is devoted to laboratory experiences and simulation activities. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Life Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” Elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R191 - Biology 1C

R201 Biology 1H
A two-semester course of study that surveys the life science topics including cell biology, genetics, human physiology, evolution, and ecology. As much as 40% of the course work is devoted to laboratory experiences and simulation activities. The honors level course includes additional experimental and research requirements. A community college textbook is used. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Life Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” Elective requirements. **Prerequisite: For 9th graders, concurrent enrollment in Geometry or above.
COURSE NOTE: The pace, depth and detail require a self-directed and motivated student.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R202 - Biology 2H

R202 Biology 2H
This is semester 2 of a two-semester course of study that surveys the life science topics including cell biology, genetics, human physiology, evolution, and ecology. As much as 40% of the course work is devoted to laboratory experiences and simulation activities. The honors level course includes additional experimental and research requirements. A community college textbook is used. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Life Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” Elective requirements. **Prerequisite: For 9th graders, concurrent enrollment in Geometry or above.
COURSE NOTE: The pace, depth and detail require a self-directed and motivated student.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R201 - Biology 1H

R231 Advanced Placement Biology 1
A two-semester course, which follows the curriculum, outlined by the College Board to prepare students for the Advanced Placement Exam in Biology. This test may provide a student with college or university credit. Topics include molecular biology, genetics, evolution, ecology, plants and human physiology. This course will meet the UC Science “d” or “g” Elective requirement. The District requires completion of OR concurrent enrollment in Chemistry or Physics.
COURSE NOTE: Offered every other year. Available for the upcoming 2012/13 school year.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended - successful completion of Biology 1C/2C or 1H/2H with a passing grade.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R232 - Advanced Placement Biology 2

R232 Advanced Placement Biology 2
This is semester 2 of a two-semester course, which follows the curriculum, outlined by the College Board to prepare students for the Advanced Placement Exam in Biology. This test may provide a student with college or university credit. Topics include molecular biology, genetics, evolution, ecology, plants and human physiology. This course will meet the UC Science “d” or “g” Elective requirement. The District requires completion of OR concurrent enrollment in Chemistry or Physics.
COURSE NOTE: Offered every other year. Available for the upcoming 2012/13 school year.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended - Successful completion of Biology 1C/2C or 1H/2H with a passing grade.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R231 - Advanced Placement Biology 1

R278 Medical Biology 1H
This is a rigorous two-semester course in biology with a medical application for honors-level students in grades 9 and 10. This laboratory-oriented course will cover concepts in basic biochemistry, cells, cellular energy, genetics, human biology, evolution, and ecology all with an emphasis on health and medicine. Students also have the opportunity for field trips and guest speakers from the medical field. This course will meet the Life Science graduation requirement as well as the UC "d" science and "g" elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9-10
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Algebra 1/2C or 1/2H recommended.

R279 Medical Biology 2H
This is semester two of a rigorous year long course in biology with a medical application for honors-level students in grades 9 and 10. This laboratory-oriented course will cover concepts in basic biochemistry, cells, cellular energy, genetics, human biology, evolution, and ecology all with an emphasis on health and medicine. Students also have the opportunity for field trips and guest speakers from the medical field. This course will meet the Life Science graduation requirement as well as the UC "d" science and "g" elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9-10
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Algebra 1/2C or 1/2H recommended.

R281 Chemistry 1C
A two-semester course of study in general chemistry that includes the concepts of atomic and molecular structure, chemical nomenclature, reactions, thermodynamics, bonding & periodic law, and equilibrium. Laboratory and problem-solving skills are emphasized. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Physical Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” Elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended - successful completion of Biology with a passing grade and completion of Algebra 1C with a grade of "C" or better.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R282 - Chemistry 2C

R282 Chemistry 2C
Semester 2 of a two-semester course of study in general chemistry that includes the concepts of atomic and molecular structure, chemical nomenclature, reactions, thermodynamics, bonding & periodic law, and equilibrium. Laboratory and problem-solving skills are emphasized. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Physical Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” Elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended - successful completion of Biology with a passing grade and completion of Algebra 1C with a grade of "C" or better.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R281 - Chemistry 1C

R291 Chemistry 1H
An accelerated two-semester course of study in general chemistry that includes the concepts of atomic and molecular structure, chemical nomenclature, reactions, thermo chemistry, bonding and periodic law, kinetics and equilibrium. There is a more detailed and mathematical treatment of concepts than that at the college prep level, and advanced topics are addressed. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Physical Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: The pace and mathematical nature of the course require good study habits and consistent attendance.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Biology 1/2C or 1/2H AND Algebra IIC or concurrent enrollment in Algebra IIC or higher.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R292 - Chemistry 2H

R292 Chemistry 2H
Semester 2 of an accelerated two-semester course of study in general chemistry that includes the concepts of atomic and molecular structure, chemical nomenclature, reactions, thermo chemistry, bonding and periodic law, kinetics and equilibrium. There is more detailed and mathematical treatment of concepts that at the college prep level, and advanced topics are addressed. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Physical Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” Elective requirements. **Prerequisites: Successful completion of Biology and of Algebra II or concurrent enrollment in Algebra IIH.
COURSE NOTE: The pace and mathematical nature of the course require good study habits and consistent attendance.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Biology 1/2C or 1/2H AND Algebra IIC or concurrent enrollment in Algebra IIC or higher.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R291 - Chemistry 1H

R316 Medical Chemistry 1H
This is a rigorous two-semester course in chemistry with medical emphasis for honors-level students in grades 10-12. This laboratory-oriented course includes concepts on the structure of matter, energy relationships, periodicity of elements, equilibrium, and chemical notation all taught with examples related to the medical field. In addition, students also learn about related health careers and basic organic chemistry/biochemistry that can be applied to the medical field. This course meets the Physical Science graduation requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Prerequisite: Med Bio 1/2H AND completion of or concurrent enrollment in Algebra II 1/2C.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R317 - Medical Chemistry 2H

R317 Medical Chemistry 2H
This is semester 2 of a rigorous course in chemistry with medical emphasis for honors-level students in grades 10-12. This laboratory-oriented course includes concepts on the structure of matter, energy relationships, periodicity of elements, equilibrium, and chemical notation all taught with examples related to the medical field. In addition, students also learn about related health careers and basic organic chemistry/biochemistry that can be applied to the medical field. This course meets the Physical Science graduation requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Prerequisite: Med Bio 1/2H AND completion of or concurrent enrollment in Algebra II 1/2C.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R316 - Medical Chemistry 1H

R321 Advanced Placement Chemistry 1
A two-semester laboratory science course designed to provide the capable student with the opportunity to take part in a college/university level course while attending high school. The curriculum builds upon topics mastered in the first year high school course and is consistent with the Advanced Placement Course Description published by the College Board. This course will meet the Physical Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC Science “d” and “g” Elective requirements. **Prerequisite: Recommended successful completion of first year Chemistry (honors level or an A in college prep level) and advanced math skills. Recommended successful completion of Algebra II and concurrent enrollment in Pre-calculus or beyond, motivation and good study habits.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: M440 - Algebra IIC-1; R281 - Chemistry 1C; R291 - Chemistry 1H; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R322 - Advanced Placement Chemistry 2

R322 Advanced Placement Chemistry 2
Semester 2 of a two-semester laboratory science course designed to provide the capable student with the opportunity to take part in a college/university level course while attending high school. The curriculum builds upon topics mastered in the first year high school course and is consistent with the Advanced Placement Course Description published by the College Board. This course will meet the Physical Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC Science “d” and “g” Elective requirements. **Prerequisite: Recommended successful completion of first year Chemistry (honors level or an A in college prep level) and advanced math skills. Recommended successful completion of Algebra II and concurrent enrollment in Pre-calculus or beyond, motivation and good study habits.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: M440 - Algebra IIC-1; R281 - Chemistry 1C; R291 - Chemistry 1H; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R321 - Advanced Placement Chemistry 1

R341 Physics 1C
A two-semester course of study that includes the concepts of motion and forces, energy, waves and electromagnetic phenomena. Basic engineering skills, along with design and construction of experimental equipment are covered. This laboratory-oriented class meets the Physical Science graduation requirement for the Grossmont District and the UC “d” Lab Science requirement. **Prerequisites: Recommended successful Completion of Algebra I with a "C" grade or better, and completion OR concurrent enrollment in Algebra II.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: You must concurrently enroll in OR have completed M455-Algebra IIC OR M455-Algebra IIH.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R342 - Physics 2C

R342 Physics 2C
A two-semester course of study that includes the concepts of motion and forces, energy, waves and electromagnetic phenomena. Basic engineering skills, along with design and construction of experimental equipment are covered. This laboratory-oriented class meets the Physical Science graduation requirement for the Grossmont District and the UC “d” Lab Science requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: You must concurrently enroll in OR have completed M455-Algebra IIC OR M455-Algebra IIH.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R341 - Physics 1C

R351 Physics 1H
A two-semester course of study that includes the concepts of motion and forces, energy, waves, and electromagnetic phenomena. Basic engineering skills, along with design and construction of experimental equipment are covered. Honors moves at a faster pace than the college-prep level, and covers more content in greater detail. This laboratory-oriented class meets the Physical Science graduation requirement for the Grossmont District and the UC “d” Lab Science requirement. **Prerequisites: Recommended successful Completion of Algebra I with a "C" grade or better, and completion OR concurrent enrollment in Algebra II.
COURSE NOTE: You must concurrently enroll in OR have completed M445-Algebra IIC OR M455-Algebra IIH.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: You must concurrently enroll in OR have completed M445-Algebra IIC OR M455-Algebra IIH.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R352 - Physics 2H

R352 Physics 2H
Semester 2 of a two-semester course of study that includes the concepts of motion and forces, energy, waves, and electromagnetic phenomena. Basic engineering skills, along with design and construction of experimental equipment are covered. Honors moves at a faster pace than the college-prep level, and covers more content in greater detail. This laboratory-oriented class meets the Physical Science graduation requirement for the Grossmont District and the UC “d” Lab Science requirement. **Prerequisites: Successful completion of Algebra I with a "C" grade or better, and completion OR concurrent enrollment in Algebra II.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: You must concurrently enroll in OR have completed M445-Algebra IIC OR M455-Algebra IIH.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R351 - Physics 1H

R385 Physiology 1H
A two-semester course which is part of the Health Careers Pathways program. This class will provide an in-depth study of human anatomy and physiology, and students will be required to participate in lab experiences. This course DOES NOT FULFILL the Life Science or Physical Science graduation requirement, however, it does meet the UC Lab Science “d” and “g” Elective requirements. ***Prerequisite: Successful completion of Health Careers Pathway BIOLOGY Course or by teacher recommendation from Biology 1C.
COURSE NOTE: Completion of Prerequisite, Biology for Health Careers Pathway 1H; or teacher recommendation from Biology 1C/1H.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R386 - Physiology 2H

R386 Physiology 2H
Semester 2 of a two-semester course which is part of the Health Careers Pathways program. This class will provide an in-depth study of human anatomy and physiology, and students will be required to participate in lab experiences. This course DOES NOT FULFILL the Life Science or Physical Science graduation requirement, however, it does meet the UC Lab Science “d” and “g” Elective requirements. ***Prerequisite: Successful completion of Health Careers Pathway BIOLOGY Course or by teacher recommendation from Biology.
COURSE NOTE: Completion of Prerequisite, Biology for Health Careers Pathway 1H; or teacher recommendation from Biology 1C/1H.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R385 - Physiology 1H

Social Science

S004 Introduction to Geography Concepts 1H
A required two-semester course designed for the honors level student that meets the geography and tech requirement. The course emphasizes regional geography with attention to the influence of physical features of the region on the lives of the people. Students review the geography of Anglo America and engage an in-depth study of three selected geographic regions. Students develop basic social science skills including use and interpretation of maps. Place name recognition and the ability to apply geography facts and principles to real situations are stressed. Students are expected to conduct extensive research in geography and to analyze and evaluate abstract concepts. This course fulfills the District Computer Technology requirement. This course meets the University of California “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S006 - Introduction to Geography Concepts 2H

S006 Introduction to Geography Concepts 2H
Semester 2 of a required two-semester course designed for the honors level student that meets the geography and tech requirement. The course emphasizes regional geography with attention to the influence of physical features of the region on the lives of the people. Students review the geography of Anglo America and engage an in-depth study of three selected geographic regions. Students develop basic social science skills including use and interpretation of maps. Place name recognition and the ability to apply geography facts and principles to real situations are stressed. Students are expected to conduct extensive research in geography and to analyze and evaluate abstract concepts. This course fulfills the District Computer Technology requirement. This course meets the University of California “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S004 - Introduction to Geography Concepts 1H

S025 World Geography Foundations 1C
World Geography Foundations is a required year-long, college-prep course designed for 9th grade students. It integrates academic skills proven to help adolescents become better readers, speakers, and writers; SQ3R, Cornell notes, and essay writing are explicitly taught and mastered by students. While the course emphasizes regional geography, with attention to the historical, physical, and cultural features of world regions, students will put their geography skills to use. They will practice their reading, writing, and speaking skills while studying the geography of North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Students will develop basic social science skills including the use and interpretation of maps, place-name recognition, and the ability to make practical application of geographical processes and principles to research. Technology standards will be taught and applied throughout the course and students will become proficient in utilizing applications including but not limited to: word processing, presentation software, database, internet, e-mail, and spreadsheets as they complete research projects. Students are expected to do extended reading beyond the textbook and to complete in-depth research. Career and college preparation will be woven throughout the body of the course and students will complete a mission statement, a career survey, a college application, a college research paper, and a career essay, which will be added to their year-end portfolios. This course will fulfill the technology foundations graduation requirement. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S026 - World Geography Foundations 2C

S026 World Geography Foundations 2C
World Geography Foundations is a required year-long, college-prep course designed for 9th grade students. It integrates academic skills proven to help adolescents become better readers, speakers, and writers; SQ3R, Cornell notes, and essay writing are explicitly taught and mastered by students. While the course emphasizes regional geography, with attention to the historical, physical, and cultural features of world regions, students will put their geography skills to use. They will practice their reading, writing, and speaking skills while studying the geography of North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Students will develop basic social science skills including the use and interpretation of maps, place-name recognition, and the ability to make practical application of geographical processes and principles to research. Technology standards will be taught and applied throughout the course and students will become proficient in utilizing applications including but not limited to: word processing, presentation software, database, internet, e-mail, and spreadsheets as they complete research projects. Students are expected to do extended reading beyond the textbook and to complete in-depth research. Career and college preparation will be woven throughout the body of the course and students will complete a mission statement, a career survey, a college application, a college research paper, and a career essay, which will be added to their year-end portfolios. This course will fulfill the technology foundations graduation requirement. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S025 - World Geography Foundations 1C

S073 U.S. History and Geography 1C
A required two semester course with instruction in U.S. History with emphasis on the 20th Century. It is a study of the people, events, and contributions that have shaped the formation of our nation’s achievements and challenges. This class meets the University of California “a” and “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S074 - U.S. History and Geography 2C

S074 U.S. History and Geography 2C
A required two semester course with instruction in U.S. History with emphasis on the 20th Century. It is a study of the people, events, and contributions that have shaped the formation of our nation’s achievements and challenges. This class meets the University of California “a” and “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S073 - U.S. History and Geography 1C

S086 AP United States History 1
A rigorous two-semester college level U.S. History survey course. The curriculum is consistent with the Advanced Placement course description published by the College Board. Students will take the Advanced Placement American History Test for which they may earn college credit. This class meets the University of California “a” and “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S087 - AP United States History 2

S087 AP United States History 2
A rigorous two-semester college level U.S. History survey course. The curriculum is consistent with the Advanced Placement course description published by the College Board. Students will take the Advanced Placement American History Test for which they may earn college credit. This class meets the University of California “a” and “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S086 - AP United States History 1

S160 Sociology 1C
Sociology concentrates its attention on social interaction; the ways in which people relate to one another and influence each other’s behavior. Topics this course will cover include culture and diversity, social structure, the role the media plays in our lives, criminology, class and ethnic inequality, the relationship between men and women, and collective behavior. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S161 - Sociology 2C

S161 Sociology 2C
Sociology concentrates its attention on social interaction; the ways in which people relate to one another and influence each other’s behavior. Topics this course will cover include culture and diversity, social structure, the role the media plays in our lives, criminology, class and ethnic inequality, the relationship between men and women, and collective behavior. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S160 - Sociology 1C

S180 American Government 1C
A required one-semester course designed in which students examine the origin, development, structure, and operations of all levels of government, with special emphasis on the federal level. This course meets the UC "a" Social Science and "g" Elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S220 - Economics 1C

S187 AP Government and Politics (United States)
A rigorous two-semester college level course designed to challenge students. The Political Science/American Government course has curriculum consistent with the Advanced Placement course description and helps prepare students to take the AP American Government Test, which allows them to earn college credit. This course meets the UC "a" Social Science and "g" Elective requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S221 - Economics 1H

S220 Economics 1C
(S220) A required one semester course designed for seniors so that they may learn about economic analysis, money and banking, foreign trade, and consumer economics. The emphasis is on the free enterprise system with a look at alternative economic thought. Various conflicting economic theories will be examined in the framework of a detailed study of the free enterprise/market economy. This course meets the UC "g" elective requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S180 - American Government 1C

S221 Economics 1H
A semester course designed for the academically talented student in which the principles of economic analysis, economic institutions, and issues of public policy are examined. The student will be encouraged to develop critical thinking and communication skills through study. The course will include allocation of resources, distribution of income, money and banking, economics, as well as practical applications to consumer economics. In addition, students will be expected to explore various conflicting theories of economic thought, national and international issues, measurement concepts, and methods of analysis. This course meets the University of California “g” elective requirement. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S187 - AP Government and Politics (United States)

S243 World History, Culture, and Geography 1C
A required one-year course designed to provide an introduction to world history, physical and cultural geography with emphasis on the 18-20th centuries. This College Prep course meets the University of California “A” and “G” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S244 - World History, Culture, and Geography 2C

S244 World History, Culture, and Geography 2C
A required one-year course designed to provide an introduction to world history, physical and cultural geography with emphasis on the 18-20th centuries. This College Prep course meets the University of California “A” and “G” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S243 - World History, Culture, and Geography 1C

S262 AP World History 1
This course will develop greater understanding of the evolution of global processes and contacts, in interaction with different types of human societies. This understanding is advanced through a combination of selective factual knowledge and appropriate analytical skills. The course highlights the nature of changes in international frameworks and their causes and consequences, as well as comparisons among major societies. The course emphasizes relevant factual knowledge deployed in conjunction with leading interpretive issues and types of historical evidence. Focused primarily on the past thousand years of the global experience. This course meets the UC “a” and ‘g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S263 - AP World History 2

S263 AP World History 2
This course will develop greater understanding of the evolution of global processes and contacts, in interaction with different types of human societies. This understanding is advanced through a combination of selective factual knowledge and appropriate analytical skills. The course highlights the nature of changes in international frameworks and their causes and consequences, as well as comparisons among major societies. The course emphasizes relevant factual knowledge deployed in conjunction with leading interpretive issues and types of historical evidence. Focused primarily on the past thousand years of the global experience. This course meets the UC “a” and ‘g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S262 - AP World History 1

S860 AP Psychology 1
The AP course in Psychology introduces students to the systematic and scientifi c study of the behavior and mental processes of humans and other animals. Students study the major sub-areas of psychology, with an emphasis in neurological biology (biology of the brain) and the physiology of the nervous system. Students will also conduct research and experimentation on various topics utilizing mathematical analysis to evaluate their results. Prerequisite: Completion of advanced course work. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement for elective courses. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S861 - AP Psychology 2

S861 AP Psychology 2
The AP course in Psychology introduces students to the systematic and scientifi c study of the behavior and mental processes of humans and other animals. Students study the major sub-areas of psychology, with an emphasis in neurological biology (biology of the brain) and the physiology of the nervous system. Students will also conduct research and experimentation on various topics utilizing mathematical analysis to evaluate their results. Prerequisite: Completion of advanced course work. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement for elective courses. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S860 - AP Psychology 1

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World Language

G081 German 1C
This is a two-semester course where you will learn the basics with a strong communicative focus. German songs and stories will help you acquire conversational travel skills and the building blocks for academic success. The course is designed for the college preparatory student. This course meets the UC “e” foreign language requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Nightly homework is an expectation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G082 - German 2C

G082 German 2C
This is a two-semester course where you will learn the basics with a strong communicative focus. German songs and stories will help you acquire conversational travel skills and the building blocks for academic success. The course is designed for the college preparatory student. This course meets the UC “e” foreign language requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Nightly homework is an expectation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G081 - German 1C

G083 German 3C
This two-semester course is the second year of study for the German language. It is a continuation and expansion of our strong communicative foundation with more involvement in listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Recommended: Student must have received at least a “C” in German 1/2C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: G082 - German 2C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G084 - German 4C

G084 German 4C
This two-semester course is the second year of study for the German language. It is a continuation and expansion of our strong communicative foundation with more involvement in listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills The student must have received at least a “C” in German 1/2C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G083 - German 3C

G085 German 5C
This two-semester course is the second year of study for the German language. Specially written, culturally authentic stories keep our vocabulary under constant expansion. We’re ready to explore more grammar and verb tenses further. The student must have received at least a “C” in German 3/4C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: G084 - German 4C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G086 - German 6C

G086 German 6C
This two-semester course is the second year of study for the German language. Specially written, culturally authentic stories keep our vocabulary under constant expansion. We’re ready to explore more grammar and verb tenses further. The student must have received at least a “C” in German 3/4C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G085 - German 5C

G087 German 7C
Only German is used as we polish the ability to communicate effectively in every aspect of the language: listening, reading, speaking, and writing. The student must have received at least a “C” in German 5/6C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: G086 - German 6C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G088 - German 8C

G088 German 8C
Only German is used as we polish the ability to communicate effectively in every aspect of the language: listening, reading, speaking, and writing. The student must have received at least a “C” in German 5/6C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G087 - German 7C

G096 German 5H
A third year course in German language, which requires greater depth, quality, and linguistic mastery from the student than the college preparatory curriculum. Students should demonstrate above average command of sentence structure and basic grammar in oral and written language by the end of the course. This class is excellent preparation for fourth-year AP German language. The student must have received at least a “C” in German 3/4C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: G084 - German 4C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G097 - German 6H

G097 German 6H
A third year course in German language, which requires greater depth, quality, and linguistic mastery from the student than the college preparatory curriculum. Students should demonstrate above average command of sentence structure and basic grammar in oral and written language by the end of the course. This class is excellent preparation for fourth-year AP German language. The student must have received at least a “C” in German 3/4C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G096 - German 5H

G098 German 7H
A two-semester course conducted exclusively in German that requires greater depth, quality and linguistic acumen from the student than the college preparatory curriculum. Students should demonstrate near fluency in conversation, comprehension, and writing skills by the end of the course. Course requirements include, varied and consistent oral participation, weekly addition of a significant number of works to the student’s recognition and usage vocabulary, regular study of literary works of recognized merit, and writing development. This course meets the UC “e” and “g” requirements. ***Prerequisite required or teacher recommendation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: G086 - German 6C; G097 - German 6H; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G099 - German 8H

G099 German 8H
A two-semester course conducted exclusively in German that requires greater depth, quality and linguistic acumen from the student than the college preparatory curriculum. Students should demonstrate near fluency in conversation, comprehension, and writing skills by the end of the course. Course requirements include, varied and consistent oral participation, weekly addition of a significant number of works to the student’s recognition and usage vocabulary, regular study of literary works of recognized merit, and writing development. This course meets the UC “e” and “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G098 - German 7H

G271 Spanish 1C
This is a two-semester course that lays the groundwork for learning Spanish. Students hear, speak, read, and write Spanish daily, covering food, sports, clothes, colors, numbers, school, and entertainment. This class and subsequent Spanish classes lead to satisfying the college entrance requirement for foreign language. The course is designed for the college preparatory student and meets the UC “e” foreign language requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Nightly homework is an expectation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G272 - Spanish 2C

G272 Spanish 2C
This is a two-semester course that lays the groundwork for learning Spanish. Students hear, speak, read, and write Spanish daily, covering food, sports, clothes, colors, numbers, school, and entertainment. This class and subsequent Spanish classes lead to satisfying the college entrance requirement for foreign language. The course is designed for the college preparatory student and meets the UC “e” foreign language requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Nightly homework is an expectation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G271 - Spanish 1C

G273 Spanish 3C
This two-semester course is the second year of study for the Spanish language. It continues building areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking, with more emphasis on cultural awareness. Real world subjects covered include foods/restaurants, animals, travel, film/tv, hobbies, and shopping. The student must have received at least a “C” in Spanish 1C and 2C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: G272 - Spanish 2C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G274 - Spanish 4C

G274 Spanish 4C
This two-semester course is the second year of study for the Spanish language. It continues building areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking, with more emphasis on cultural awareness. Real world subjects covered include foods/restaurants, animals, travel, film/tv, hobbies, and shopping. The student must have received at least a “C” in Spanish 1C and 2C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G273 - Spanish 3C

G275 Spanish 5C
This is a two-semester third year course for students who have completed two years of study of the language with a “C” or better in Spanish 3C and 4C. Students expand their ability to communicate in Spanish by adding more vocabulary and more advanced grammar. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: G274 - Spanish 4C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G276 - Spanish 6C

G276 Spanish 6C
This two-semester course is the third year of study for students who have completed two years of study of the language with a “C” or better in Spanish 3C and 4C. Students expand their ability to communicate in Spanish by adding more vocabulary and more advanced grammar. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G275 - Spanish 5C

G277 Spanish 7C
This is a two-semester THIRD year course for the college preparatory student who received at least a “C” grade in Spanish 5C and 6C. It is an advanced study of the language with the emphasis on communication. Only Spanish is used by the students and teacher as they learn more words, write compositions, read stories, and make classroom presentations. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: G276 - Spanish 6C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G278 - Spanish 8C

G278 Spanish 8C
This is a two-semester THIRD year course for the college preparatory student who received at least a “C” grade in Spanish 5C and 6C. It is an advanced study of the language with the emphasis on communication. Only Spanish is used by the students and teacher as they learn more words, write compositions, read stories, and make classroom presentations. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G277 - Spanish 7C

G284 Spanish 5H
This two-semester course conducted exclusively in Spanish, is more demanding than the college preparatory level. We study advanced grammar and vocabulary, do oral and written prjects, and read literature. This class is excellent preparation for fourth-year AP Spanish language. ***Prerequisite required or equivalent, and teacher recommendation. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Teacher recommendation required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: G274 - Spanish 4C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G285 - Spanish 6H

G285 Spanish 6H
This two-semester course conducted exclusively in Spanish, is more demanding than the college preparatory level. We study advanced grammar and vocabulary, do oral and written prjects, and read literature. This class is excellent preparation for fourth-year AP Spanish language. ***Prerequisite required or equivalent, and teacher recommendation. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Teacher recommendation required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G284 - Spanish 5H

G291 AP Spanish Language 1
A two-semester course in Spanish Language designed to provide the capable student with the opportunity to take part in college-level work by expanding vocabulary, learning all verb tenses, and speaking only Spanish. Activities include reading authentic materials, writing compositions, and making presentations. Students will take the Advanced Placement Spanish test in May for which they can earn college credit with scores of 3,4, or 5. The curriculum is consistent with the Advanced Placement Course Description published by the College Board. ***Teacher recommendation required. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Teacher recommendation required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G292 - AP Spanish Language 2

G292 AP Spanish Language 2
A two-semester course in Spanish Language designed to provide the capable student with the opportunity to take part in college-level work by expanding vocabulary, learning all verb tenses, and speaking only Spanish. Activities include reading authentic materials, writing compositions, and making presentations. Students will take the Advanced Placement Spanish test in May for which they can earn college credit with scores of 3,4, or 5. The curriculum is consistent with the Advanced Placement Course Description published by the College Board. ***Teacher recommendation required. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Teacher recommendation required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G291 - AP Spanish Language 1

G330 Spanish for Spanish Speakers 1C
A two-semester course designed to help the college preparatory native Spanish speaking student gain literacy skills in Spanish. Basic reading is emphasized, using short stories, articles, and simplified novels. Grammar is introduced. History and cultures of Hispanic people are studied. Specific writing projects are assigned. This course meeets the University of California "e" foreign language requirement.
COURSE NOTE: No academic prerequisite is required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12

G331 Spanish For Spanish Speakers 2C
Semester 2 of a two-semester course designed to help the college preparatory native Spanish speaking student gain literacy skills in Spanish. Basic reading is emphasized, using short stories, articles, and simplified novels. Grammar is introduced. History and cultures of Hispanic people are studied. Specific writing projects are assigned. This course meeets the University of California "e" foreign language requirement.
COURSE NOTE: No academic prerequisite is required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12

Career Cruising – COURSE MASTER

All Disciplines - WHHS


Additional Elective Courses

E090 Journalism 1
Students enrolled in this class produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E091 - Journalism 2

E091 Journalism 2
Students enrolled in this semester 2 class continue to produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E090 - Journalism 1

E092 Journalism 3
Students enrolled in this class produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in this second year course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E093 - Journalism 4

E094 Journalism 5
Students enrolled in this class produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in this third year course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: E091 - Journalism 2; E093 - Journalism 4; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E095 - Journalism 6

E095 Journalism 6
Students enrolled in this class produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in this third year course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E094 - Journalism 5

E098 Journalism 7
Students enrolled in this class produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in this fourth year course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: E091 - Journalism 2; E093 - Journalism 4; E095 - Journalism 6; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E099 - Journalism 8

E099 Journalism 8
Students enrolled in this class produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in this fourth year course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E098 - Journalism 7

E100 Publications 1
Students enrolled in this first year class produce the school yearbook, La Manada. All phases of production are covered, including computer usage, graphic design, photography principles and journalistic responsibilities. Students are responsible for interviews, creating copy, photographs, designing page layouts, contacting the publisher, securing student payments and delivering the completed annual. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
COURSE NOTE: Instructor approval required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E101 - Publications 2

E101 Publications 2
Students enrolled in this first year semester 2 class produce the school yearbook, La Manada. All phases of production are covered, including computer usage, graphic design, photography principles and journalistic responsibilities. Students are responsible for interviews, creating copy, photographs, designing page layouts, contacting the publisher, securing student payments and delivering the completed annual. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
COURSE NOTE: Instructor approval required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E100 - Publications 1

E102 Publications 3
Students enrolled in this second year class produce the school yearbook. All phases of production are covered, including computer usage, graphic design, photography principles and journalistic responsibilities. Students are responsible for interviews, creating copy, photographs, designing page layouts, contacting the publisher, securing student payments and delivering the completed annual. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E103 - Publications 4

E103 Publications 4
Students enrolled in this second year class produce the school yearbook. All phases of production are covered, including computer usage, graphic design, photography principles and journalistic responsibilities. Students are responsible for interviews, creating copy, photographs, designing page layouts, contacting the publisher, securing student payments and delivering the completed annual. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E102 - Publications 3

E104 Publications 5
Students enrolled in this third year class produce the school yearbook. All phases of production are covered, including computer usage, graphic design, photography principles and journalistic responsibilities. Students are responsible for interviews, creating copy, photographs, designing page layouts, contacting the publisher, securing student payments and delivering the completed annual. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: E101 - Publications 2; E103 - Publications 4; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E105 - Publications 6

E105 Publications 6
Students enrolled in this third year semester 2 class produce the school yearbook. All phases of production are covered, including computer usage, graphic design, photography principles and journalistic responsibilities. Students are responsible for interviews, creating copy, photographs, designing page layouts, contacting the publisher, securing student payments and delivering the completed annual. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E104 - Publications 5

E106 Publications 7
This course is available to seniors who elect a fourth year of publications and assume positions of responsibility such as section editor, business manager, or editor-in-chief of the school yearbook, La Manada. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course. Open to students who have completed the first three years of Publications successfully.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: E101 - Publications 2; E103 - Publications 4; E105 - Publications 6; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E107 - Publications 8

E107 Publications 8
This semester 2 course is available to seniors who elect a fourth year of publications and assume positions of responsibility such as section editor, business manager, or editor-in-chief of the school yearbook, La Manada. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in the course. Open to students who have completed the first three years of Publications successfully.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E106 - Publications 7

E685 ELD Advanced 1
English Language Development (ELD) is two-semesters (with an optional third semester) of literature-based language development course work which is designed to increase Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP). This course meets the University of California “b” English and “g” elective requirements. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E686 - ELD Advanced 2

E686 ELD Advanced 2
English Language Development (ELD) is two-semesters (with an optional third semester) of literature-based language development course work which is designed to increase Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP). This course meets the University of California “b” English and “g” elective requirements. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E685 - ELD Advanced 1

E687 ELD Advanced 3
This course is a continuation of ELD Advanced 2.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E687 - ELD Advanced 3

S160 Sociology 1C
Sociology concentrates its attention on social interaction; the ways in which people relate to one another and influence each other’s behavior. Topics this course will cover include culture and diversity, social structure, the role the media plays in our lives, criminology, class and ethnic inequality, the relationship between men and women, and collective behavior. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S161 - Sociology 2C

S161 Sociology 2C
Sociology concentrates its attention on social interaction; the ways in which people relate to one another and influence each other’s behavior. Topics this course will cover include culture and diversity, social structure, the role the media plays in our lives, criminology, class and ethnic inequality, the relationship between men and women, and collective behavior. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S160 - Sociology 1C

S315 Student Government
This two-semester course provides students the opportunity to learn leadership principles and techniques useful in carrying out their duties as officers in their school’s student government organization. Through the development of activities which promote school loyalty and spirit, student leaders learn how governmental policies evolve. Techniques of democratic problem solving are learned through participation. Students must meet the requirements set forth by their school before serving in student government. Students may be removed if they fail to maintain these standards.
COURSE NOTE: Application, interview and teacher approval required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S315 - Student Government

S860 AP Psychology 1
The AP course in Psychology introduces students to the systematic and scientifi c study of the behavior and mental processes of humans and other animals. Students study the major sub-areas of psychology, with an emphasis in neurological biology (biology of the brain) and the physiology of the nervous system. Students will also conduct research and experimentation on various topics utilizing mathematical analysis to evaluate their results. Prerequisite: Completion of advanced course work. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement for elective courses. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S861 - AP Psychology 2

S861 AP Psychology 2
The AP course in Psychology introduces students to the systematic and scientifi c study of the behavior and mental processes of humans and other animals. Students study the major sub-areas of psychology, with an emphasis in neurological biology (biology of the brain) and the physiology of the nervous system. Students will also conduct research and experimentation on various topics utilizing mathematical analysis to evaluate their results. Prerequisite: Completion of advanced course work. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement for elective courses. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S860 - AP Psychology 1

Y485 Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
The mission of AVID is to ensure that all students—especially the least-served students who are “in the middle”—will succeed in rigorous curriculum, complete a college-preparatory path, enter mainstream activities of the school, increase their enrollment in four-year colleges, and become educated, responsible participants and leaders in a democratic society. Accordingly, the AVID class aims at helping students develop the following skills: critical thinking, reading, writing, public speaking, (binder) organization, team-building (collaboration), time management, and note-taking. Other major components of the class include in-class tutorials (facilitated by college students), motivational guest speakers, and college campus visits. Students who are interested in the class must meet the requirements outlined in the AVID Candidate Profile (please see a counselor or the AVID coordinator for this information) and be interviewed by the AVID coordinator. For more information, please contact AJ Acosta via telephone at 619-956-0518 or via e-mail at ajacosta@guhsd.net.
COURSE NOTE: Instructor interview required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take Y485 - Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)

Arts

B230 Photography 5
Advanced Art (third year).
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B231 - Photography 6

B231 Photography 6
Advanced Art (third year).
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B230 - Photography 5

B245 Digital Arts 1
Digital Arts provides training in Digital Media with an emphasis on design and the arts. Using Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, Corel Painter, and digital photography, composition and elements of design will be taught with the computer as the tool. Emphasis is placed on computer design skills necessary for careers int he fields of multimedia and digital arts. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts "f" requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B246 - Digital Arts 2

B246 Digital Arts 2
Digital Arts second semester provides training in Digital Media with an emphasis on design and the arts. Using Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, Corel Painter, and digital photography, composition and elements of design will be taught with the computer as the tool. Emphasis is placed on computer design skills necessary for careers int he fields of multimedia and digital arts. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts "f" requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B245 - Digital Arts 1

B311 AP Studio Art 2D Design 2
This is a one-year course providing guidance in the preparation of artwork that will fulfill the requirements for AP Studio Art portfolio in 2D Design. For this portfolio students are asked to demonstrate proficiency in 2-D design using a variety of art forms. These could include graphic design, typography, digital imaging, photography, collage, illustration, painting, print making, etc. Students decide on a specific theme and create works reflecting their theme, using the elements and principles of art and design. Students must have completed a minimum of one year of art (Photography, Digital Arts, or Design classes) with a grade of B or better, have excellent designing skills, have teacher permission before enrolling, and be a junior or senior. Students who receive a grade of 3 or better on their portfolio, from the National College Board will receive college credit for this class. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: B210 - Photography 1; B211 - Photography 2; B220 - Photography 3; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B311 - AP Studio Art 2D Design 2

Performing Arts

L040 Symphony Band
Symphonic Band is a year course for advanced wind, brass and percussion players. Members must have demonstrated proficiency to the director and are admitted only upon his or her recommendation. Strong emphasis is placed on performance demonstrating the highest possible standards of playing ability and choice of music. Formal concerts, festivals, occasional trips and clinical events are listed on its schedule. During the fall semester, all symphonic band members must concurrently participate in after school Marching Band. Because of the performance nature of this class, participation in rehearsals and performances before, during, and after the regular school day and on non-school days will be mandatory and is part of the curriculum. **Prerequisite: Concert Band and/or teacher approval. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective“g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: L020 - Concert Band; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L040 - Symphony Band

L110 Beginning Orchestra
This is a one-year course available to students who have little or no experience, but are interested in learning to play a string instrument. Emphasis is placed on the development of playing techniques and performing classical and popular based literature. School, public and field trip performances are given during the year. Students are encouraged to take all 4 years and develop their musicianship. Quality Instruments are provided. This course meets the University of California’s ‘f’ requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Because of the performance nature of this class occasional rehearsals and performances are required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L110 - Beginning Orchestra

L120 Orchestra, Advanced
This is a year course with emphasis placed on the development of playing techniques and performing classical and popular based literature. School, public and field trip performances are given during the year. Students are encouraged to take all 4 years and develop their musicianship. Quality Instruments are provided. This course meets the University of California elective “g” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Audition required. Because of the performance nature of this class occasional rehearsals and performances are required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L120 - Orchestra, Advanced

L145 Colorguard
Colorguard is a two-semester course offered to students in grades 9-12 who have auditioned and made the class. The course acquaints students with the techniques of marching and performing routines in parade, field and indoor environments. Performance opportunities include home football games, competition parades, spring indoor competitions, competition field tournaments, and a variety of other on and off campus events, many of which occur during the weekend. Students will develop dance, drill and equipment skills; develop an increased sense of self-reliance and interdependence with others to create a satisfactory performance; exhibit mastery in performance techniques and be able to analyze the teams’ and their own performance through articulation of their thoughts and ideas. Students will communicate their observations and needs clearly both orally and in writing. This course can be repeated many times. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L145 - Colorguard

L190 Choir
This is an inclusive choir class open to all levels of experience, both treble and bass voices. Unison, 2, 3, and 4-part music is sung and performed at concerts and at festivals. This class takes one field trip per semester to a local festival. Preliminary music theory (reading and writing music) is taught. Listening to professional choirs and classical musicians is also a part of the curriculum. Due to the performance nature of this class, participation in rehearsals and performances during and after the school day will be expected. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: This class usually takes one field trip per semester.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L190 - Choir

L195 Choir, Honors - Mixed
This is an advanced level course offered to a highly selective group of both treble and bass voices, normally juniors and seniors, with membership based on audition, observation and teacher recommendation. Recommended students have at least one year of previous experience in the West Hills music department AND instructor approval. Over half of the choral literature studied in this class will be of collegiate level difficulty. More advanced theory as well as sight-singing and ear-training are taught. Due to the performance nature of this class, participation in rehearsals and performances during and after the school day will be expected. This course meets the University of California elective “g” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: At least one year of previous experience in the West Hills music department and/or audition required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L195 - Choir, Honors - Mixed

L200 Ensemble - Women
This is an advanced level course offered to a highly selective group of treble voices, normally juniors and seniors, with membership based on audition, observation and teacher recommendation. Recommended completion of Honors Choir Mixed AND instructor approval. Over half of the choral literature studied in this class will be a collegiate level difficulty. More advanced theory as well as sight-singing and ear-training are taught. Due to the performance nature of this class, participation in rehearsals and performances during and after the school day will be expected. This course meets the University of California “f” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of L195, Honors Choir Mixed.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L200 - Ensemble - Women

L240 Beginning Guitar
This course offers the basic instructions in playing skills and music fundamentals (note reading) related to the guitar. Emphasis is placed on small and large group performances of popular guitar-based literature. Due to the varying levels of skill, solo and leadership opportunities available for students with more experience. This class prepares for the intermediate guitar (2nd year) and the advanced guitar ensemble class (3rd and 4th year). This course meets the University of California’s ‘f’ requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L240 - Beginning Guitar

L241 Advanced Guitar Ensemble
The Guitar Ensemble performs beginning to advanced level literature from various genres of music including Renaissance, Baroque, classical, commercial and contemporary. As students gain an understanding of guitar technique, theory, and history, they also learn to become skilled performers and showcase their skills for audiences large and small. The class creates unity in bringing together all types of musicians and focusing the musical skill on a purposeful and unified ensemble. It is a unique opportunity for students to gain musical knowledge, a more advanced repertoire of musical styles, and performance experience. Digital recording and composing opportunities are available. Quality Instruments are provided. Instruments are provided. This course meets the University of California “f” requirement. ***Prerequisite required and audition/approval by instructor. **Prerequisite: Grade of an A or B in Intermediate Guitar and audition/approval by instructor.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: L250 - Intermediate Guitar; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L241 - Advanced Guitar Ensemble

L250 Intermediate Guitar
This one-year course continues the foundation began with beginning guitar. Students learn chords and scales all over the fret-board. Emphasis is placed on small and large group performances of popular intermediate guitar-based literature. This class prepares students for the advanced guitar ensemble class (3rd and 4th year). This course meets the University of California’s ‘f’ requirement. Instruments are provided. **Prerequisite: Recommended grade of an A or B in Beginning Guitar AND/OR audition/approval by instructor.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: L240 - Beginning Guitar; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L250 - Intermediate Guitar

L280 Percussion Ensemble
This is a two semester course for anyone who is interested in the drums. The course is a performance course in which students will learn to play percussion instruments (drums, mallet instruments - bell, marimba, vibraphone, and auxiliary instruments - triangle, wind chimes, wood blocks, etc.). The students learn to play music at the highest standard possible. They will play within the ensemble as well as perform with the marching and concert band. Because of the performance nature of this class, participation in rehearsals and performances are part of the course curriculum. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Optional summer workshops are available for anyone who in interested in joining this class. All levels are welcome. For further information, please e-mail the instructor @ slorentz@guhsd.net.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L280 - Percussion Ensemble

L290 Theatre 1
This course is an entry-level class that establishes a common vocabulary from which we can speak, and prepares the body to move for acting. We will mainly focus on improvisation, pantomime and vocal techniques. Students will learn to critically assess themselves and each other. There will be units in the text that cover technical theater, acting theory and the history of the theater. The final exam is a performance of a student written monologue. This class fulfills the University of California’s “f” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L291 - Theatre 2

L291 Theatre 2
This semester 2 course of Theatre 1/2 is an extension of Theater 1 that continues a common vocabulary from which we can speak, and prepares the body to move for acting. We will mainly focus on improvisation, pantomime and vocal techniques. Later in the year there will be performances of monologues and short scenes. Students will learn to critically assess themselves and each other. There will be units in the text that cover technical theater, acting theory and the history of the theater. This class fulfills the University of California’s “f” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L290 - Theatre 1

L292 Theatre 3
This second year class builds on what was learned in Theater 1/2. There will be continued work on theater vocabulary, technical theater, voice, pantomime, improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students can pursue areas of interest for further study. There will be work in the textbook as well as various projects throughout the year. Entrance to this class is by audition/instructor approval only. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended successful completion of Theater 1/2 with a “B” grade or above AND approval of Instructor.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: L291 - Theatre 2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L293 - Theatre 4

L293 Theatre 4
This is semester 2 of a second year class which builds on what was learned in Theater 1/2. There will be continued work on theater vocabulary, technical theater, voice, pantomime, improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students can pursue areas of interest for further study. There will be work in the textbook as well as various projects throughout the year. Entrance to this class is by audition/instructor approval only. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended successful completion of Theater 1/2 with a “B” grade or above AND approval of Instructor.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L292 - Theatre 3

L294 Theatre 5
Theatre 5/6 is the third year of study of the Theatre. Students will continue to work on theater vocabulary, technical theater, voice, pantomime, improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students can pursue areas of interest for further study. There will be work in the textbook as well as various projects throughout the year. Students will be expected to work on the show in production at the time during the class period when needed. For the second semester, the emphasis is on the Student Showcase performance in May. All students must participate in that show to receive credit. Entrance to this class is by audition/instructor approval only. This class fulfills the University of California’s “f” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended successful completion of Theater 3/4 with a “B” grade or above AND approval of Instructor.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: L293 - Theatre 4; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L295 - Theatre 6

L295 Theatre 6
Theatre 5/6 is the third year of study of the Theatre. Students will continue to work on theater vocabulary, technical theater, voice, pantomime, improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students can pursue areas of interest for further study. There will be work in the textbook as well as various projects throughout the year. Students will be expected to work on the show in production at the time during the class period when needed. For the second semester, the emphasis is on the Student Showcase performance in May. All students must participate in that show to receive credit. Entrance to this class is by audition/instructor approval only. This class fulfills the University of California’s “f” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended successful completion of Theater 3/4 with a “B” grade or above AND approval of Instructor.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L294 - Theatre 5

L296 Theatre 7
Theater 7/8 is the fourth year of study of the Theatre. Open to grade 12 students who have completed three years of theater classes. Entrance to this class is by audition only. Students will continue to work on theater vocabulary, technical theater, voice, pantomime, improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students can pursue areas of interest for further study. There will be work in the textbook as well as various projects throughout the year. Students will be expected to work on the show in production at the time during the class period when needed. For the second semester, the emphasis is on the Student Showcase performance in May. All students must participate in that show to receive credit. Students may help in the training of underclassmen and may lead workshops on improvisation, pantomime, or acting at local elementary schools. Entrance to this class is by audition/instructor approval only. This class fulfills the University of California’s “f” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended successful completion of Theater 5/6 with a “B” grade or above AND Instructor approval is needed.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: L295 - Theatre 6; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L297 - Theatre 8

L297 Theatre 8
Theater 7/8 is the fourth year of study of the Theatre. Open to grade 12 students who have completed three years of theater classes. Entrance to this class is by audition only. Students will continue to work on theater vocabulary, technical theater, voice, pantomime, improvisation, monologues and scene work. Students can pursue areas of interest for further study. There will be work in the textbook as well as various projects throughout the year. Students will be expected to work on the show in production at the time during the class period when needed. For the second semester, the emphasis is on the Student Showcase performance in May. All students must participate in that show to receive credit. Students may help in the training of underclassmen and may lead workshops on improvisation, pantomime, or acting at local elementary schools. Entrance to this class is by audition/instructor approval only. This class fulfills the University of California’s “f” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended successful completion of Theater 5/6 with a “B” grade or above AND Instructor approval is needed.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: L295 - Theatre 6; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L296 - Theatre 7

L400 Beginning Video Production 1
This is a year course available to all 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students. The course provides instruction in the production of television programs and the use of television equipment including stationary and portable cameras, editing consoles, special effects console, audio and lighting equipment, recorders, TV modulators, and VTR’s. Students will be involved with production for classroom use as well as a video production of a daily bulletin over the West Hills closed circuit TV station, WPAC. Script writing, editing, and program production will be a part of the class curriculum.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L401 - Beginning Video Production 2

L401 Beginning Video Production 2
This is semester 2 of a year course available to all 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students. The course provides instruction in the production of television programs and the use of television equipment including stationary and portable cameras, editing consoles, special effects console, audio and lighting equipment, recorders, TV modulators, and VTR’s. Students will be involved with production for classroom use as well as a video production of a daily bulletin over the West Hills closed circuit TV station, WPAC. Script writing, editing, and program production will be a part of the class curriculum.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L400 - Beginning Video Production 1

L402 Advanced Video Production 3
This class provides a second year to the Video Production course of study. Students will participate in the study/work of advanced television production that will include advanced study of areas included in the first and second years and add areas of production such as documentaries, dramatizations, and production of the video yearbook.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L403 - Advanced Video Production 4

L403 Advanced Video Production 4
This class provides a second year to the Video Production course of study. Students will participate in the study/work of advanced television production that will include advanced study of areas included in the first and second years and add areas of production such as documentaries, dramatizations, and production of the video yearbook.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L402 - Advanced Video Production 3

L404 Advanced Video Production 5
This class provides a third year to the Video Production course of study. Students will participate in the study/work of advanced television production that will include advanced study of areas included in the first and second years and add areas of production such as documentaries, dramatizations, and production of the video yearbook.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L405 - Advanced Video Production 6

L405 Advanced Video Production 6
This class provides a third year to the Video Production course of study. Students will participate in the study/work of advanced television production that will include advanced study of areas included in the first and second years and add areas of production such as documentaries, dramatizations, and production of the video yearbook.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take L404 - Advanced Video Production 5

Visual Art

B010 Art 1
The course is based on the District Curriculum Concepts, which include the development and knowledge of the elements of art and the principles of design. Students will experiment with various media, which may include pencil, charcoal, pastels, tempera paint, and watercolor. This class meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B011 - Art 2

B011 Art 2
The course is based on the District Curriculum Concepts that include the development of aesthetic perception skills, creative expression, fine arts heritage, and aesthetic discrimination. Instruction in the care and use of basic tools and equipment is included. This class meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B010 - Art 1

B020 Art 3
This is the second year of Art Study. It is an advanced level art course for students who have passed the beginning level. They are a continuation of the basic skills and in depth studies of artists and art movements. Work outside of class is required. Students must pass each level to progress to the next. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: B011 - Art 2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B021 - Art 4

B021 Art 4
This is the second year of Art Study. It is an advanced level art course for students who have passed the beginning level. They are a continuation of the basic skills and in depth studies of artists and art movements. Work outside of class is required. Students must pass each level to progress to the next. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B020 - Art 3

B030 Art 5
This is the third year of Art Study. It is an advanced level art course for students who have passed the Art 1/2, 3/4 levels. They are a continuation of the basic skills and in depth studies of artists and art movements. Work outside of class is required. Students must pass each level to progress to the next. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: B021 - Art 4; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B031 - Art 6

B031 Art 6
This is the third year of Art Study. It is an advanced level art course for students who have passed the Art 1/2, 3/4 levels. They are a continuation of the basic skills and in depth studies of artists and art movements. Work outside of class is required. Students must pass each level to progress to the next. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B030 - Art 5

B040 Art 7
These are advanced level art courses for students who have passed the beginning levels. They are a continuation of the basic skills and in depth studies of artists and art movements. Work outside of class is required. Students must pass each level to progress to the next. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: B031 - Art 6; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B041 - Art 8

B041 Art 8
These are advanced level art courses for students who have passed the beginning levels. They are a continuation of the basic skills with an emphasis on individual proficiency and a development of a personal portfolio in a specific area of interest. Work outside of class is required. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B040 - Art 7

B100 3-Dimensional Design 1
Basic principles, elements, historical background of art, and the care and use of basic hand tools. Emphasis is on the relation of materials to function and beauty. Projects in wire, wood, clay, plaster, and paper mache are selected. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B101 - 3-Dimensional Design 2

B101 3-Dimensional Design 2
Basic principles, elements, historical background of art, and the care and use of basic hand tools. Emphasis is on the relation of materials to function and beauty. Projects in wire, wood, clay, plaster, and paper mache are selected. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B100 - 3-Dimensional Design 1

B110 3-D Design 3 (Ceramics)
This two-semester course will expose students to various ceramic construction methods. With an emphasis on hand building techniques, students will make various containers and create sculptures with clay. Students will also get the opportunity to throw on a wheel. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: B101 - 3-Dimensional Design 2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B111 - 3-D Design 4 (Ceramics)

B111 3-D Design 4 (Ceramics)
This two-semester course will expose students to various ceramic construction methods. With an emphasis on hand building techniques, students will make various containers and create sculptures with clay. Students will also get the opportunity to throw on a wheel. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B110 - 3-D Design 3 (Ceramics)

B120 3-D Design 5 (Ceramics)
This full year class will continue to expose students to a variety of ceramic construction techniques. Students will learn advanced slab construction for creating sculpture and functional art. Students will also continue to throw on the potter’s wheel. Although the instructor guides students, individual expression will be encouraged. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B121 - 3-D Design 6 (Ceramics)

B121 3-D Design 6 (Ceramics)
This full year class will continue to expose students to a variety of ceramic construction techniques. Students will learn advanced slab construction for creating sculpture and functional art. Students will also continue to throw on the potter’s wheel. Although the instructor guides students, individual expression will be encouraged. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B120 - 3-D Design 5 (Ceramics)

B130 3-D Design 7 (Ceramics)
This full year class will continue to expose students to a variety of ceramic construction techniques. Students will learn advanced slab construction for creating sculpture and functional art. Students will also continue to throw on the potter’s wheel. Although the instructor guides students, individual expression will be encouraged. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: B121 - 3-D Design 6 (Ceramics); 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B131 - 3-D Design 8 (Ceramics)

B131 3-D Design 8 (Ceramics)
This full year class will continue to expose students to a variety of ceramic construction techniques. Students will learn advanced slab construction for creating sculpture and functional art. Students will also continue to throw on the potter’s wheel. Although the instructor guides students, individual expression will be encouraged. This course fulfills the “f” requirement for University of California.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B130 - 3-D Design 7 (Ceramics)

B145 AP Art History 1
A one-year course designed to offer the student the equivalent of an introductory college course in art history. Students will acquire an understanding and enjoyment of architecture, sculpture, painting, and other art forms within a historical and cultural context. The curriculum is consistent with the Advanced Placement History of Art course description published by the College Board. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements and also the GUHSD Fine Arts graduation requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B146 - AP Art History 2

B146 AP Art History 2
A one-year course designed to offer the student the equivalent of an introductory college course in art history. Students will acquire an understanding and enjoyment of architecture, sculpture, painting, and other art forms within a historical and cultural context. The curriculum is consistent with the Advanced Placement History of Art course description published by the College Board. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements and also the GUHSD Fine Arts graduation requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B145 - AP Art History 1

B210 Photography 1
Photography covers the fundamentals of the art and technique of black and white photography. Students learn to use various types of cameras, from 35mm to digital as they take their own photographs, develop film and print their own pictures in the photography-enlarging lab. Areas that may be covered include studio and product photography, digital photography, special effects in the camera, photo lab, or on the computer, and image retouching. Students develop an aesthetic appreciation of photography through the introduction of principles of composition and elements of design. The historical and cultural context of photography is investigated and career opportunities are presented. Photography meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and the UC “f” VPA requirement. This is a laboratory class. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B211 - Photography 2

B211 Photography 2
Photography covers the fundamentals of the art and technique of black and white photography. Students learn to use various types of cameras, from 35mm to digital as they take their own photographs, develop film and print their own pictures in the photography-enlarging lab. Areas that may be covered include studio and product photography, digital photography, special effects in the camera, photo lab, or on the computer, and image retouching. Students develop an aesthetic appreciation of photography through the introduction of principles of composition and elements of design. The historical and cultural context of photography is investigated and career opportunities are presented. Photography meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and the UC “f” VPA requirement. This is a laboratory class. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B210 - Photography 1

B212 Advanced Photography 1/2H
Advanced Photo Honors emphasizes interpretation of themes, higher degree of critical thinking and problem solving, and development of conceptual mastery. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts "f" and elective "g" requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Instructor approval.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: B211 - Photography 2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B212 - Advanced Photography 1/2H

B220 Photography 3
This course begins the advanced level of photography and is designed for students who have passed the beginning level. It is a continuation of instruction based on State and District Curriculum Concepts. Advanced instruction emphasizes refinement of basic skills, individual creativity, expansion of student knowledge and understanding of historical, cultural, and aesthetic values of the art form. The making of verbal and nonverbal aesthetic judgments and photography as a form of visual communication that expresses a common core of knowledge and universal concepts will be covered. Development of a personal portfolio and work outside the class are required. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: B211 - Photography 2; T261 - Photo 2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B221 - Photography 4

B221 Photography 4
This course begins the advanced level of photography and is designed for students who have passed the beginning level. It is a continuation of instruction based on State and District Curriculum Concepts. Advanced instruction emphasizes refinement of basic skills, individual creativity, expansion of student knowledge and understanding of historical, cultural, and aesthetic values of the art form. The making of verbal and nonverbal aesthetic judgments and photography as a form of visual communication that expresses a common core of knowledge and universal concepts will be covered. Development of a personal portfolio and work outside the class are required. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B220 - Photography 3

B230 Photography 5
Advanced Art (third year).
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B231 - Photography 6

B231 Photography 6
Advanced Art (third year).
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B230 - Photography 5

B245 Digital Arts 1
Digital Arts provides training in Digital Media with an emphasis on design and the arts. Using Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, Corel Painter, and digital photography, composition and elements of design will be taught with the computer as the tool. Emphasis is placed on computer design skills necessary for careers int he fields of multimedia and digital arts. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts "f" requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B246 - Digital Arts 2

B246 Digital Arts 2
Digital Arts second semester provides training in Digital Media with an emphasis on design and the arts. Using Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, Corel Painter, and digital photography, composition and elements of design will be taught with the computer as the tool. Emphasis is placed on computer design skills necessary for careers int he fields of multimedia and digital arts. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts "f" requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B245 - Digital Arts 1

B304 AP Studio Art Drawing 1
In this one-year course, students will create a portfolio of work to present for advanced placement credit. Although students are guided by the instructor, there is a great deal of individual initiative required by the student. Prerequisite: Students must have completed Art 3/4. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Students must have completed a minimum of one year of art (drawing/painting) with a grade of B or better, have excellent drawing skills, have teacher permission before enrolling, and be a junior or senior.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B305 - AP Studio Art Drawing 2

B305 AP Studio Art Drawing 2
In this one-year course, students will create a portfolio of work to present for advanced placement credit. Although students are guided by the instructor, there is a great deal of individual initiative required by the student. Prerequisite: Students must have completed Art 3/4. This course meets the University of California Visual & Performing Arts “f” and elective “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B304 - AP Studio Art Drawing 1

B315 AP (Studio Art/3-D Design) 1
This is a one-year course providing guidance in the preparation of artwork that will fulfill the requirements for AP Studio Art portfolio in 3-D Design. This portfolio is intended to address a broad interpretation of sculptural issues in depth and space. These might include traditional sculpture, architectural models, apparel, ceramics, three-dimensional fiber arts or metal work, among others. Students must have completed a minimum of one year of 3-D Art classes (Ceramics, Metalwork, Sculpture, 3-D) with a grade of B or better. Students who receive a grade of 3 or better on their portfolio, from the College Board will receive college credit for this class. This class meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and the UC “f” VPA requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B316 - AP (Studio Art/3-D Design) 2

B316 AP (Studio Art/3-D Design) 2
This is a one-year course providing guidance in the preparation of artwork that will fulfill the requirements for AP Studio Art portfolio in 3-D Design. This portfolio is intended to address a broad interpretation of sculptural issues in depth and space. These might include traditional sculpture, architectural models, apparel, ceramics, three-dimensional fiber arts or metal work, among others. Students must have completed a minimum of one year of 3-D Art classes (Ceramics, Metalwork, Sculpture, 3-D) with a grade of B or better. Students who receive a grade of 3 or better on their portfolio, from the College Board will receive college credit for this class. This class meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and the UC “f” VPA requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take B315 - AP (Studio Art/3-D Design) 1

Business/Computers

C010 Accounting 1
Accounting 1 is vocational in nature for students who have a variety of career objectives. Students receive beginning vocational preparation for careers in the accounting field or for careers in related business fields or for advanced study at the collegiate level. Students learn to record and interpret business transactions for a service business organized as a sole proprietorship and for a merchandise business organized as a partnership. Terminology is stressed. This course is available to juniors and seniors, as well as sophomores with teacher consent, who have at least an average ability in math. This course may be taken to meet the mathematics graduation requirement. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take C020 - Accounting 2

C020 Accounting 2
This course extends and applies the knowledge and skills developed manually in Accounting 1 and will introduce the student to computer accounting. Students will complete the accounting cycle for a merchandising business and will then be introduced to an accounting system with special journals for a corporate type of organization. A thorough study of payroll records will round out the skills to qualify students for entry-level positions. This course may be taken to meet the mathematics graduation requirement. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: C010 - Accounting 1; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take C010 - Accounting 1

C520 Business Computer Applications 1
This is the first semester of a year long course using an interdisciplinary overview of technology. The emphasis of this course is to provide students with integrated learning experiences. Students will complete project assignments demonstrating the use of a variety of technologies. Technologies demonstrated will include the use of computers and multimedia tools. This course will include introductory units in keyboarding, networking, multimedia, local and distant electronic research using the Internet, word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet and web design. This course may meet the graduation requirement for Technology Foundations, if included in the site technology plan.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take C521 - Business Computer Applications 2

C521 Business Computer Applications 2
This course extends and applies the knowledge and skills developed in Business Computer Applications 1. This course may meet the graduation requirement of Technology Foundations, if included in the site technology plan.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take C520 - Business Computer Applications 1

Y845 Web Site 1
This is a one-year course designed to provide introductory skills to build and maintain an Internet Web site. Instruction includes designing, creating, editing, managing, and publishing a Web site. This course will also include basic computer skills such as word processing, utilizing on-line resources (primarily the Internet), and project management.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take Y846 - Web Site 2

Y846 Web Site 2
This course extends and applies the knowledge and skills developed in Web Site 1.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take Y845 - Web Site 1

CTE (ROP) Electives

T310 ROP Medical Professions Exploration
This course consists of modules which cover content addressing Strategies for Success, Medical Terminology, Interpersonal Dynamics, Computer Literacy, Socioeconomics, Safety and Health Maintenance, Body Structure and Function, Growth and Development, Ethical and Legal Responsibilities and Employment Literacy in the Health Industry. Teachers from other health pathways will teach various modules in the course. This will educate you on the various employment opportunities within the health industry.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12

CTE Pathways

Agriculture & Natural Resources

T521 Veterinary Science Pathway (1st Course) - 1/2
This CTE course provides entry-level training in the unlicensed veterinary assistant field. The course includes (but is not limited to) animal handling and restraint, health and safety, sanitation, surgical preparation, anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, infectious diseases, instrument and equipment identification, vaccine preparation and injection techniques, laws and ethics and veterinary office procedures. As part of the instruction, reinforcement of basic skills is provided to assist students in practicing communication skills, speaking clearly using Standard English and utilizing listening skills to follow directions. Students will also practicing basic math skills as applied to a medical setting and reading to gain information and to perform assignments and tasks as directed. Approximately 116 hours of classroom and laboratory attendance, plus a minimum of 80-200 hours of on-the-job training are required for course completion. Employment opportunities include entry-level positions in a small veterinary hospital, boarding kennel, animal control agency or humane society. Successful completion may significantly strengthen the student’s ability to gain admittance to programs of higher education in the veterinary field for licensed animal health technician or veterinarian. ***Students with limiting medical conditions must have medical clearance to attend class and participate in the community classroom. Must be able to lift 30 pounds. Verification of tetanus immunization within 5 years of program start date is required.
COURSE NOTE: AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES
VETERINARY SCIENCE PATHWAY
*Must complete 300 hours = 3-hour block, two days per week, for 1 year.
*Must participate in internship for a minimum of 120 hours outside of class time.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12

Health Science & Medical Technology

Z980 Sports Medicine Pathway 1 (1st year/semester 1)
First semester course in a TWO YEAR PATHWAY; must commit to both years. This course provides training in sports medicine and prevention and treatment of athletic injuries. The course will cover the following areas of instruction: CPR, training room operation, exercise physiology, and types of injuries and treatment. Students will gain experience in using tools of the trade (blood pressure cuffs and stethoscopes, elastic wraps and tapes). Course requirements include personal fitness, participation in extracurricular events, and participation in on-the-job training. Students must be able to pass the CPR test.
COURSE NOTE: HEALTH SCIENCE & MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY 
SPORTS MEDICINE PATHWAY
*1st Course in Pathway
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take Z981 - Sports Medicine Pathway 2 (1st year/semester 2)

Z981 Sports Medicine Pathway 2 (1st year/semester 2)
Second semester of a first year course in a TWO YEAR PATHWAY; must commit to both years. This course provides training in sports medicine and prevention and treatment of athletic injuries. The course will cover the following areas of instruction: CPR, training room operation, exercise physiology, and types of injuries and treatment. Students will gain experience in using tools of the trade (blood pressure cuffs and stethoscopes, elastic wraps and tapes). Course requirements include personal fitness, participation in extracurricular events, and participation in on-the-job training. Students must be able to pass the CPR test.
COURSE NOTE: HEALTH SCIENCE & MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
SPORTS MEDICINE PATHWAY
*1st Course in Pathway
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take Z980 - Sports Medicine Pathway 1 (1st year/semester 1)

English

E014 English 1C
This 9th grade course offers basic communication skills such as grammar, composition, spelling, reading, and library/study skills, as well as broadening students' understanding of mankind through study of Literature. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E015 - English 2C

E015 English 2C
This semester 2, 9th grade course, offers basic communication skills such as grammar, composition, spelling, reading, and library/study skills, as well as broadening students' understanding of mankind through study of Literature. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E014 - English 1C

E016 English 1H
This 9th grade course offers basic communication skills such as grammar, composition, spelling, reading, and library/study skills, as well as broadening students' understanding of mankind through study of Literature. Honors curriculum is differentiated using extended group activities, independent study, and accelerated learning through core literature. *Students choosing Freshman English Honors are approved/selected on the basis of tests, grades, and teacher recommendations. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: It is recommended students choosing this course have an "A" or "B" in 8th grade Language Arts and ELA test scores should reflect PROFICIENT OR ADVANCED.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E017 - English 2H

E017 English 2H
This semester 2, 9th grade course, offers basic communication skills such as grammar, composition, spelling, reading, and library/study skills, as well as broadening students' understanding of mankind through study of literature. Honors curriculum is differentiated using extended group activities, independent study, and accelerated learning through core literature. *Students choosing Freshman English Honors are approved/selected on the basis of tests, grades, and teacher recommendations. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: It is recommended students choosing this course have an "A" or "B" in 8th grade Language Arts and ELA test scores should reflect PROFICIENT OR ADVANCED.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E016 - English 1H

E024 English 3C
A 10th grade course continuing exploration of the basic skills, creative and expository writing, and world literature. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E025 - English 4C

E025 English 4C
A 10th grade, semester 2 course, continuing exploration of the basic skills, creative and expository writing, and world literature. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E024 - English 3C

E026 English 3H
A 10th grade enriched course continuing in-depth exploration of basic communication skills, expository writing, and world literature. Students choosing Sophomore English Honors are approved/selected on the basis of tests, grades, and teacher recommendations. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: It is recommended that students choosing this course have a "C" or above in 9th grade English.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E027 - English 4H

E027 English 4H
This semester 2 enriched course, continues in-depth exploration of basic communication skills, creative and expository writing, and world literature. Students choosing Sophomore English Honors are approved/selected on the basis of tests, grades, and teacher recommendations. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
COURSE NOTE: It is recommended that students choosing this course have a "C" or above in 9th grade English.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E026 - English 3H

E034 English 5C
An 11th grade course in the college preparatory program designed to emphasize American values through a study of American literature including practice for variety and style composition. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E035 - English 6C

E035 English 6C
An 11th grade semester 2 course in the college preparatory program designed to emphasize American values through a study of American literature including practice for variety and style composition. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E034 - English 5C

E042 English 7C
This senior course emphasizes communication skills, listening, talking, reading, and writing, and is designed for the student who realizes a need for greater skill in communication and a broader knowledge of literature. In this level, college preparation is emphasized. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E043 - English 8C

E043 English 8C
This senior course, semester 2, emphasizes communication skills, listening, talking, reading, and writing, and is designed for the student who realizes a need for greater skill in communication and a broader knowledge of literature. In this level, college preparation is emphasized. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E042 - English 7C

E098 Journalism 7
Students enrolled in this class produce the student newspaper, Paw Prints, and perform auxiliary functions associated with their production responsibilities. A supplementary application form must be completed, and the instructor’s permission will be required for placement in this fourth year course.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: E091 - Journalism 2; E093 - Journalism 4; E095 - Journalism 6; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E099 - Journalism 8

E351 AP English Language 1
A course that teaches Advanced Placement English to juniors as outlined in the syllabus on Composition/Literature or Language/Composition published by the National Advanced Placement Program. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E352 - AP English Language 2

E352 AP English Language 2
A semester 2 course that teaches Advanced Placement English to juniors as outlined in the syllabus on Composition/Literature or Language/Composition published by the National Advanced Placement Program. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E351 - AP English Language 1

E353 AP English Literature 1
A course that teaches Advanced Placement English to seniors as outlined in the syllabus on Composition/Literature or Language/Composition published by the National Advanced Placement Program. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E354 - AP English Literature 2

E354 AP English Literature 2
A semester 2 course that teaches Advanced Placement English to seniors as outlined in the syllabus on Composition/Literature or Language/Composition published by the National Advanced Placement Program. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E353 - AP English Literature 1

E660 ESL Beginning 1
ESL Beginning is a two-semester course (with an optional third semester) designed to provide beginning English-as-a-Second Language instruction for the non-English-speaking student. Emphasis is placed upon basic oral communication skills. These courses are for “Y” elective credit only. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Applied Arts GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E661 - ESL Beginning 2

E661 ESL Beginning 2
ESL Beginning 2 is second semester of the two-semester course (with an optional third semester) designed to provide beginning English-as-a-Second Language instruction for the non-English-speaking student. Emphasis is placed upon basic oral communication skills. These courses are for “Y” elective credit only.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Applied Arts GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E660 - ESL Beginning 1

E942 English 7C – Creative Writing
This course for Seniors introduces students to various forms of creative writing, including the poem, short story, and descriptive prose. Students will study classical and contemporary authors and their writings and will develop a folder of their own creative writing work. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E943 - English 8C – Creative Writing

E943 English 8C – Creative Writing
This course for Seniors introduces students to various forms of creative writing, including the poem, short story, and descriptive prose. Students will study classical and contemporary authors and their writings and will develop a folder of their own creative writing work. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E942 - English 7C – Creative Writing

E944 English 7C - Writing for the World
This course for Seniors focuses on words that move the world— non-fiction writing is everywhere, from the menu in your favorite restaurant to movie reviews to instructions for your Blue-Ray DVD player. This college prep course will explore and practice the different forms of non-fiction writing we encounter every day, including TV reviews, catalog writing, journalism & news script writing, biographies, self-help books, and more. We will also cover non-fiction articles that address the rhetorical college work that are a part of other senior English classes. This class seeks to give practical experience and build an online portfolio that could be used to apply for online writing jobs; class instruction will include blogging and other useful computer programs. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E945 - English 8C - Writing for the World

E945 English 8C - Writing for the World
This course for Seniors focuses on words that move the world— non-fiction writing is everywhere, from the menu in your favorite restaurant to movie reviews to instructions for your Blue-Ray DVD player. This college prep course will explore and practice the different forms of non-fiction writing we encounter every day, including TV reviews, catalog writing, journalism & news script writing, biographies, self-help books, and more. We will also cover non-fiction articles that address the rhetorical college work that are a part of other senior English classes. This class seeks to give practical experience and build an online portfolio that could be used to apply for online writing jobs; class instruction will include blogging and other useful computer programs. This course meets the University of California English “b” or Elective “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take E944 - English 7C - Writing for the World

Exercise and Nutrition Science/Physical Education

P040 Exercise and Nutrition Science - 1 (9)
A two-semester course required of students in grade 9. This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to have physical activity, learn some life time sports, and to develop individual fitness and skills. The course is designed to take into consideration individual differences in the teaching of team sports, individual activities and aquatic activities. This course is required for graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take P040 - Exercise and Nutrition Science - 1 (9)
If you take this course, you must also take P041 - Exercise and Nutrition Science - 2 (9)

P041 Exercise and Nutrition Science - 2 (9)
A two-semester course required of students in grade 9. This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to have physical activity, learn some life time sports, and to develop individual fitness and skills. The course is designed to take into consideration individual differences in the teaching of team sports, individual activities and aquatic activities. This course is required for graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take P040 - Exercise and Nutrition Science - 1 (9)

P300 Hip Hop Dance
A course designed to acquaint students with the fundamentals of one or more types of dance.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take P300 - Hip Hop Dance

P350 Aerobic Dance
A course including aerobic exercises designed to provide continuous movement in presentation, causing an elevated but safe heart rate for 30 to 45 minutes. Instruction in the relationship of cardiovascular health to overall fitness will be included.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take P350 - Aerobic Dance

P475 Weight Training
A course designed to add bulk and/or strength to the student. Instruction will be directed toward individual goals of the students. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take P475 - Weight Training

P600 Team Sports
A course designed to provide intermediate instruction in various team sports which may include Flag Football, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, and Team Handball, Hockey, Badminton, basketball, and volleyball. Included will be instruction in skill knowledge of strategies, and rules of the sports. This course is open to all students who have completed ninth grade physical education and will satisfy part of the two-year course requirement for physical education. Course may be used as an elective credit.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take P600 - Team Sports

SPORT PE - Met by Sport
PE met through a sport in 10 or 11th grade.
COURSE NOTE: Meeting the PE requirement through a sport does not grant a student 5 credits. However, the Course Planner will indicate that 5 credits have been earned. We are working to fix this glitch.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Availability GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take SPORT - PE - Met by Sport

Home Economics

J070 Basic Clothing 1
Semester 1 of a year long course, students learn the care and operation of sewing machines and equipment, the properties and weaves of fabrics (man made and natural fibers), and to follow basic pattern instructions.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J070 - Basic Clothing 1

J080 Intermediate Clothing 2
This second semester course follows Basic Clothing and provides a continuation of the development of basic skills in garment selection and construction with emphasis in pattern alterations and more detailed construction processes.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: J070 - Basic Clothing 1; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J080 - Intermediate Clothing 2

J090 Advanced Clothing 3
This course provides an extension in the principles of garment construction. Units of study include wearable art, tailoring techniques, historical periods of fashion, and creative pattern designs.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: J080 - Intermediate Clothing 2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J090 - Advanced Clothing 3
If you take this course, you must also take J100 - Wardrobe Construction 4

J100 Wardrobe Construction 4
This is semester 2 of an advanced clothing course (follows Advanced Clothing 3) in which an extension in the principles of garment construction are taught. Units of study include wearable art, tailoring techniques, historical periods of fashion, and creative pattern designs.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J090 - Advanced Clothing 3

J160 Child Development 1
A two-semester course, this class provides a basic understanding of family planning, prenatal development and care, childbirth, the development of the child as an infant, and the social, physical, and emotional growth of children. Students will obtain experience guiding preschool age children and explore career opportunities as related to child development. *NOTE: An articulation agreement is in place with Grossmont & Cuyamaca Community Colleges for the Child Development class. Students who earn an A or a B for both semesters will also earn 3 units college credit for CD124.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J170 - Child Development 2

J170 Child Development 2
This is semester 2 of a two-semester course. This class provides a basic understanding of family planning, prenatal development and care, childbirth, the development of the child as an infant, and the social, physical, and emotional growth of children. Students will obtain experience guiding preschool age children and explore career opportunities as related to child development. *NOTE: An articulation agreement is in place with Grossmont & Cuyamaca Community Colleges for the Child Development class. Students who earn an A or a B for both semesters will also earn 3 units college credit for CD124.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J160 - Child Development 1

J185 Exploring Family and Consumer Science 1
This two-semester course will emphasize leadership concepts plus seven areas of Family and Consumer Science standards (i.e. Child Development, Individual and Family Issues, Parenting, Foods and Nutrition, Housing and Interiors, Clothing, and Consumerism). This course supports State framework requirements for school site provision of career path programs.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J186 - Exploring Family and Consumer Science 2

J186 Exploring Family and Consumer Science 2
This is semester 2 of a two-semester course which will emphasize leadership concepts plus seven areas of Family and Consumer Science standards (i.e. Child Development, Individual and Family Issues, Parenting, Foods and Nutrition, Housing and Interiors, Clothing, and Consumerism). This course supports State framework requirements for school site provision of career path programs.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J185 - Exploring Family and Consumer Science 1

J190 Single Survival 1
A two-semester course in which students develop skills that will meet their needs of survival in the areas of foods, clothing, and other related areas. Second semester allows students to continue their exploration of basic living skills such as meal planning and food preparation, housing alternatives, and budgeting finances.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J200 - Single Survival 2

J200 Single Survival 2
This is semester 2 of a two-semester course in which students develop skills that will meet their needs of survival in the areas of foods, clothing, and other related areas. Second semester allows students to continue their exploration of basic living skills such as meal planning and food preparation, housing alternatives, and budgeting finances.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J190 - Single Survival 1

J251 Quilting 1
This is a two-semester course in which the students investigate art and the techniques of quilting. Students will explore the principles of composition and the elements of design using various art mediums. These units will be taught sequentially, culminating in a quilt assignment that reflects each unit. The students will also study the historical and cultural impact of the quilting art form on our society.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J252 - Quilting 2

J252 Quilting 2
This is semester 2 of a two-semester course in which the students investigate art and the techniques of quilting. Students will explore the principles of composition and the elements of design using various art mediums. These units will be taught sequentially, culminating in a quilt assignment that reflects each unit. The students will also study the historical and cultural impact of the quilting art form on our society.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take J251 - Quilting 1

Industrial Technology

K315 Construction Technology 1
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K316 - Construction Technology 2

K316 Construction Technology 2
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K315 - Construction Technology 1

K317 Construction Technology 3
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, pattern making, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of K315/K316 - Construction Technology 1/2.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K318 - Construction Technology 4

K318 Construction Technology 4
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, pattern making, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of K315/K316 - Construction Technology 1/2.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K317 - Construction Technology 3

K319 Construction Technology 5
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, pattern making, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of K317/K318 - Construction Technology 3/4.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K321 - Construction Technology 6

K321 Construction Technology 6
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, pattern making, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of K317/K318 - Construction Technology 3/4.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K319 - Construction Technology 5

K322 Construction Technology 7
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, pattern making, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of K319/K321 - Construction Technology 5/6.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K323 - Construction Technology 8

K323 Construction Technology 8
Construction technology standards focus on general construction technology, cabinet-mill technology, furniture technology, building trades, heavy equipment, pattern making, and entrepreneurship. The student’s acquisitions of new knowledge, development of awareness of individual interests and abilities, and application and transfer of skills learned in other disciplines are fundamental concepts in this cluster. The student of construction technology becomes familiar with historical, current, and potential developments in industry and technology, as well as the effects of such developments on consumers and members of society.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of K319/K321 - Construction Technology 5/6.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K322 - Construction Technology 7

K680 Drafting and Design 1
Drafting and Design 1-2 is a two semester course designed to provide students with skills and knowledge in visual communications. Students will learn: use and care of drafting and drawing instruments, drawing, techniques and conventional representations, geometrical constructions, careers in visual communications, history of design and drafting, and skill development in lettering and line techniques using both free hand and instruments, perspective drawings, sections, dimensions, auxiliary views, and working drawings. Students will also learn CAD & Solid Modeling. **With instructors approval, students who earn an "A" or "B" will earn 3 units of college credit through Cuyamaca College. This course meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and UC “f” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K681 - Drafting and Design 2

K681 Drafting and Design 2
Drafting and Design 1-2 is a two semester course designed to provide students with skills and knowledge in visual communications. Students will learn: use and care of drafting and drawing instruments, drawing, techniques and conventional representations, geometrical constructions, careers in visual communications, history of design and drafting, and skill development in lettering and line techniques using both free hand and instruments, perspective drawings, sections, dimensions, auxiliary views, and working drawings. Students will also learn CAD & Solid Modeling. **With instructors approval, students who earn an "A" or "B" will earn 3 units of college credit through Cuyamaca College. This course meets the Fine Arts graduation requirement and UC “f” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K680 - Drafting and Design 1

K682 Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 3
Drafting covers the development of drafting skills from the general or exploratory to the entry-occupationally specific. The technical world uses drafting as its primary means of communication and depends on visual communications. This course meets the University of California “f” requirements and meets the Fine Arts requirement for District graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Drafting 1/2, K680/K681.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K683 - Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 4

K683 Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 4
Drafting covers the development of drafting skills from the general or exploratory to the entry-occupationally specific. The technical world uses drafting as its primary means of communication and depends on visual communications. This course meets the University of California “f” requirements and meets the Fine Arts requirement for District graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Drafting 1/2, K680/K681.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K682 - Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 3

K684 Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 5
Drafting covers the development of drafting skills from the general or exploratory to the entry-occupationally specific. The technical world uses drafting as its primary means of communication and depends on visual communications. This course meets the University of California “f” requirement. Meets the Fine Arts requirement for Graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Drafting 3/4, K682/K683.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K685 - Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 6

K685 Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 6
Drafting covers the development of drafting skills from the general or exploratory to the entry-occupationally specific. The technical world uses drafting as its primary means of communication and depends on visual communications. This course meets the University of California “f” requirement. Meets the Fine Arts requirement for Graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Drafting 3/4, K682/K683.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K684 - Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 5

K686 Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 7
Drafting covers the development of drafting skills from the general or exploratory to the entry-occupationally specific. The technical world uses drafting as its primary means of communication and depends on visual communications. This course meets the University of California “f” requirement. Meets the Fine Arts requirement for Graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Drafting 5/6, K684/K685.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K687 - Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 8

K687 Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 8
Drafting covers the development of drafting skills from the general or exploratory to the entry-occupationally specific. The technical world uses drafting as its primary means of communication and depends on visual communications. This course meets the University of California “f” requirement. Meets the Fine Arts requirement for Graduation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Drafting 5/6, K684/K685.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K686 - Visual Communications Technology: Drafting 7

K902 Guitar Construction
A one year course in which student will learn construction technology standards for making a guitar. Basic music instruction for playing the instrument will also be provided. Supplies and materials are provided by the Taylor Made Guitars. By the end of the year each student will have a completed ready to play Guitar.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take K902 - Guitar Construction

Mathematics

M322 Basic Geometry 1
This is a four-semester geometry course. The course is of value to students who seek a college degree but whose math skills may not be strong enough to master the speed of geometry 1C in the traditional one-year program. Course contents includes inductive and deductive reasoning, and the nature of proof, the relationships and properties of angles, parallel and perpendicular lines, congruence and similarity of triangles, polygons and circles, constructions, coordinate geometry, areas of polygons, circles and solids, and volumes of solids. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Algebra 1C –1, 2 or Basic Algebra 1-4
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M327 - Basic Geometry 2

M327 Basic Geometry 2
This is a four-semester geometry course. The course is of value to students who seek a college degree but whose math skills may not be strong enough to master the speed of geometry 1C in the traditional one-year program. Course contents includes inductive and deductive reasoning, and the nature of proof, the relationships and properties of angles, parallel and perpendicular lines, congruence and similarity of triangles, polygons and circles, constructions, coordinate geometry, areas of polygons, circles and solids, and volumes of solids. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M322 - Basic Geometry 1

M400 Algebra IC-1
This is a two-semester course for the college bound student. Algebra 1C develops abstract applications of algebraic concepts by incorporating variables, symbols, diagrams, and graphing. This course emphasizes algorithms, mathematics properties, relationships, and applications of mathematics in realistic situations. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M405 - Algebra IC-2

M405 Algebra IC-2
This semester 2, two-semester course is for the college bound student. Algebra 1C develops abstract applications of algebraic concepts by incorporating variables, symbols, diagrams, and graphing. This course emphasizes algorithms, mathematics properties, relationships, and applications of mathematics in realistic situations. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M400 - Algebra IC-1

M420 Geometry IC-1
This two-semester college prep course is designed to familiarize students with the concepts of plane and solid geometry through the use of inductive reasoning and hands on activities. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended equipment: Protractor, compass, geometry template (i.e., Geometer).
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-11
PREREQUISITE: Algebra IC-1, 2 (recommended "C" or above) or Basic Algebra 1-2
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M425 - Geometry IC-2

M425 Geometry IC-2
This semester 2, two-semester college prep course is designed to familiarize students with the concepts of plane and solid geometry through the use of inductive reasoning and hands on activities. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended equipment: Protractor, compass, geometry template (i.e., Geometer).
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M420 - Geometry IC-1

M430 Geometry IH-1
Honors Geometry is an advanced geometry course designed to develop geometric skills and concepts including skill in drawing, visualizing, following algorithms, understanding of properties, mathematical relationships and proofs. This course incorporates the use of geometric ideas in real world situations and representations of geometric concepts with a variety of diagrams. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Protractor, compass, geometry template (i.e., Geometer), Mira.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: Algebra IC-1, 2 (recommended "C" or above)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M435 - Geometry IH-2

M435 Geometry IH-2
Honors Geometry is an advanced geometry course designed to develop geometric skills and concepts including skill in drawing, visualizing, following algorithms, understanding of properties, mathematical relationships and proofs. This course incorporates the use of geometric ideas in real world situations and representations of geometric concepts with a variety of diagrams. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Protractor, compass, geometry template (i.e., Geometer), Mira
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M430 - Geometry IH-1

M437 Intermediate Algebra 1
This two-semester course is designed for students who do not intend to major in math or science. The course does not meet the requirement for entry into PRE-CALCULUS. It is similar to Algebra 2 but does not include trigonometry. The course provides students with the necessary background needed for a successful level of achievement on college level entrance exams. The course includes such topics as rational & radical expressions, quadratic equations, set & function notation, logarithms and complex numbers. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: M405 - Algebra IC-2; M425 - Geometry IC-2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M438 - Intermediate Algebra 2

M438 Intermediate Algebra 2
This semester 2, two-semester course is designed for students who do not intend to major in math or science. The course does not meet the requirement for entry into PRE-CALCULUS. It is similar to Algebra 2 but does not include trigonometry. The course provides students with the necessary background needed for a successful level of achievement on college level entrance exams. The course includes such topics as rational & radical expressions, quadratic equations, set & function notation, logarithms and complex numbers. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M437 - Intermediate Algebra 1

M440 Algebra IIC-1
This is a two-semester course for the college-bound student. This is a rigorous intermediate algebra course. Course content includes sets and set operations, the properties of the real number system, linear functions and relations, graphing, systems of linear and quadratic equations, polynomials, rational expressions, fractional equations, exponents and radicals, quadratic functions and relations, exponential functions and logarithms. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics requirement. 
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: M425-Geometry 1C-2; M405-Algebra 1C-2 (recommended "C" or above)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M445 - Algebra IIC-2

M445 Algebra IIC-2
This is semester 2 of a one-year course in advanced algebra and trigonometry. The course thoroughly integrates and makes connections to other areas of mathematics, to other disciplines and the real world. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M440 - Algebra IIC-1

M450 Algebra IIH-1
This one year accelerated course strengthens algebraic skills and builds a solid foundation in trigonometry through applications, investigations, and hands on data analysis. Students who successfully complete this course will be prepared for Precalculus. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: M405-Algebra IC-2 (recommended "C" above); M425-Geometry 1C-2 (recommended "C" or above)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M455 - Algebra IIH-2

M455 Algebra IIH-2
This semester 2, one year accelerated course strengthens algebraic skills and builds a solid foundation in trigonometry through applications, investigations, and hands on data analysis. Students who successfully complete this course will be prepared for precalculus. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M450 - Algebra IIH-1

M500 Algebra IIIC-1
Algebra 3 builds an understanding of real world problems establishing a firm foundation for the future work in mathematics courses and applications. This course focuses on strengthening algebra skills and is an introduction to elementary statistics. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: TI-83, TI-83+ or TI-84+ graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: M445 - Algebra IIC-2; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M505 - Algebra IIIC-2

M505 Algebra IIIC-2
Algebra 3 builds an understanding of real world problems establishing a firm foundation for the future work in mathematics courses and applications. This course focuses on strengthening algebra skills and is an introduction to elementary statistics. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: TI-83, TI-83+ or TI-84+ graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M500 - Algebra IIIC-1

M512 Pre-Calculus Mathematics IC-1
This is a two-semester advanced mathematics course for students who are college bound. This course is designed primarily to extend the student’s knowledge and skills in advanced algebra prior to taking more advanced work in calculus and modern algebra. Course content includes polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and circular and trigonometric functions, sequences and series, limits and continuity, induction, the binomial theorem, matrices and logic. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics and “g” elective requirements. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: M450 - Algebra IIH-1; M440 - Algebra IIC-1; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M517 - Pre-Calculus Mathematics IC-2

M517 Pre-Calculus Mathematics IC-2
This is a two-semester advanced mathematics course for students who are college bound. This course is designed primarily to extend the student’s knowledge and skills in advanced algebra prior to taking more advanced work in calculus and modern algebra. Course content includes polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and circular and trigonometric functions, sequences and series, limits and continuity, induction, the binomial theorem, matrices and logic. This course meets the University of California “c” mathematics and “g” elective requirements. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M512 - Pre-Calculus Mathematics IC-1

M520 Pre-Calculus Mathematics IH-1
This is a course in advanced algebra and trigonometry. It is designed to prepare accelerated students for the rigor of advanced placement calculus. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: M445-Algebra IIC-2,(recommended "C" or above)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M525 - Pre-Calculus Mathematics IH-2

M525 Pre-Calculus Mathematics IH-2
This is a course in advanced algebra and trigonometry. It is designed to prepare accelerated students for the rigor of advanced placement calculus. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M520 - Pre-Calculus Mathematics IH-1

M550 AP Calculus AB -1
This course follows the College Board outline for the Advanced Placement AB Calculus course and covers introductory differential and integral calculus. Students may take the advanced placement calculus test for which they may earn college credit. **Prerequisite: Successful completion of Pre-Calculus. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: TI-83, TI-84+ graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: M525-Pre-Calculus Mathematics 1H-2, (recommended "C" or above)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M551 - AP Calculus AB -2

M551 AP Calculus AB -2
This course follows the College Board outline for the Advanced Placement AB Calculus course and covers introductory differential and integral calculus. Students may take the advanced placement calculus test for which they may earn college credit. **Prerequisite: Successful completion of Precalculus. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: TI-83, TI-84+ graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M550 - AP Calculus AB -1

M570 AP Statistics 1
This year long course MAY be taken concurrently with AP Calculus or Pre-Calculus. This course follows the College Board outline for the Advanced Placement Statistics course and is equivalent to a one-semester introductory non-calculus based college course in statistics. The course will introduce students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data used in social sciences, sciences, and mathematics. Students take the advanced placement statistics test for which they may earn college credit. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: M445-Algebra IIC-2,(recommended "C" or above)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M571 - AP Statistics 2

M571 AP Statistics 2
This year long course MAY be taken concurrently with AP Calculus or Pre-Calculus. This course follows the College Board outline for the Advanced Placement Statistics course and is equivalent to a one-semester introductory non-calculus based college course in statistics. The course will introduce students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data used in social sciences, sciences, and mathematics. Students take the advanced placement statistics test for which they may earn college credit. This course meets the University of California "c" mathematics and "g" elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended Equipment: Any T1-83 or T1-84 graphing calculator.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take M570 - AP Statistics 1

Science

R021 Science 1C
This is a second year science course that is lab based and focuses on the forces that shape our environment. We will analyze how science relates to our daily lives. The impact and how we deal with earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, toxic waste accidents, society’s use of hazardous materials and other disasters will be investigated. Dangers, preventive maintenance and TLC (Tender Loving Care) strategies and solutions for maintaining and improving a healthy body and planet will be developed. We will practice critical thinking and problem solving skills and explore career opportunities. The course meets the Physical Science graduation requirement for the Grossmont District and the UC Elective “g” requirement. The course may be used as a stepping stone, to prepare students for a third year of science in Chemistry or Physics. **Prerequisite: Students must have successfully completed 1 full year of Biology.
COURSE NOTE: Must pass Biology 1/2C (R191,R192);
Science 1C or Science 2C can be taken in any sequence based on availability.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Passing Biology 1/2C
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R022 - Science 2C

R022 Science 2C
This is semester 2 of a second year science course that is lab based and focuses on the forces that shape our environment. We will analyze how science relates to our daily lives. The impact and how we deal with earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, toxic waste accidents, society’s use of hazardous materials and other disasters will be investigated. Dangers, preventive maintenance and TLC (Tender Loving Care) strategies and solutions for maintaining and improving a healthy body and planet will be developed. We will practice critical thinking and problem solving skills and explore career opportunities. The course meets the Physical Science graduation requirement for the Grossmont District and the UC Elective “g” requirement. The course may be used as a stepping stone, to prepare students for a third year of science in Chemistry or Physics. **Prerequisite: Students must have successfully completed 1 full year of Biology.
COURSE NOTE: Must pass Biology 1/2C (R191,R192);
Science 1C or Science 2C can be taken in any sequence based on availability.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: R191 - Biology 1C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R021 - Science 1C

R151 Lab Assistant 2
A course designed for students who have demonstrated unusual capabilities in science and wish to assist the instructors in preparing and conducting a variety of lab experiences as an assistant to the instructor. This course WILL NOT MEET the Life Science or Physical Science graduation requirement. Lab Assistant is open to students in grades 11 and 12 only. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12

R191 Biology 1C
A two-semester course of study that surveys the life science topics including cell biology, genetics, human physiology, evolution and ecology. As much as 40% of the course work is devoted to laboratory experiences and simulation activities. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Life Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” Elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R192 - Biology 2C

R192 Biology 2C
This is semester 2 of the two-semester course of study that surveys the life science topics including cell biology, genetics, human physiology, evolution and ecology. As much as 40% of the course work is devoted to laboratory experiences and simulation activities. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Life Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” Elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R191 - Biology 1C

R201 Biology 1H
A two-semester course of study that surveys the life science topics including cell biology, genetics, human physiology, evolution, and ecology. As much as 40% of the course work is devoted to laboratory experiences and simulation activities. The honors level course includes additional experimental and research requirements. A community college textbook is used. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Life Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” Elective requirements. **Prerequisite: For 9th graders, concurrent enrollment in Geometry or above.
COURSE NOTE: The pace, depth and detail require a self-directed and motivated student.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R202 - Biology 2H

R202 Biology 2H
This is semester 2 of a two-semester course of study that surveys the life science topics including cell biology, genetics, human physiology, evolution, and ecology. As much as 40% of the course work is devoted to laboratory experiences and simulation activities. The honors level course includes additional experimental and research requirements. A community college textbook is used. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Life Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” Elective requirements. **Prerequisite: For 9th graders, concurrent enrollment in Geometry or above.
COURSE NOTE: The pace, depth and detail require a self-directed and motivated student.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R201 - Biology 1H

R231 Advanced Placement Biology 1
A two-semester course, which follows the curriculum, outlined by the College Board to prepare students for the Advanced Placement Exam in Biology. This test may provide a student with college or university credit. Topics include molecular biology, genetics, evolution, ecology, plants and human physiology. This course will meet the UC Science “d” or “g” Elective requirement. The District requires completion of OR concurrent enrollment in Chemistry or Physics.
COURSE NOTE: Offered every other year. Available for the upcoming 2012/13 school year.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended - successful completion of Biology 1C/2C or 1H/2H with a passing grade.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R232 - Advanced Placement Biology 2

R232 Advanced Placement Biology 2
This is semester 2 of a two-semester course, which follows the curriculum, outlined by the College Board to prepare students for the Advanced Placement Exam in Biology. This test may provide a student with college or university credit. Topics include molecular biology, genetics, evolution, ecology, plants and human physiology. This course will meet the UC Science “d” or “g” Elective requirement. The District requires completion of OR concurrent enrollment in Chemistry or Physics.
COURSE NOTE: Offered every other year. Available for the upcoming 2012/13 school year.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended - Successful completion of Biology 1C/2C or 1H/2H with a passing grade.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R231 - Advanced Placement Biology 1

R278 Medical Biology 1H
This is a rigorous two-semester course in biology with a medical application for honors-level students in grades 9 and 10. This laboratory-oriented course will cover concepts in basic biochemistry, cells, cellular energy, genetics, human biology, evolution, and ecology all with an emphasis on health and medicine. Students also have the opportunity for field trips and guest speakers from the medical field. This course will meet the Life Science graduation requirement as well as the UC "d" science and "g" elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9-10
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Algebra 1/2C or 1/2H recommended.

R279 Medical Biology 2H
This is semester two of a rigorous year long course in biology with a medical application for honors-level students in grades 9 and 10. This laboratory-oriented course will cover concepts in basic biochemistry, cells, cellular energy, genetics, human biology, evolution, and ecology all with an emphasis on health and medicine. Students also have the opportunity for field trips and guest speakers from the medical field. This course will meet the Life Science graduation requirement as well as the UC "d" science and "g" elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9-10
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Algebra 1/2C or 1/2H recommended.

R281 Chemistry 1C
A two-semester course of study in general chemistry that includes the concepts of atomic and molecular structure, chemical nomenclature, reactions, thermodynamics, bonding & periodic law, and equilibrium. Laboratory and problem-solving skills are emphasized. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Physical Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” Elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended - successful completion of Biology with a passing grade and completion of Algebra 1C with a grade of "C" or better.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R282 - Chemistry 2C

R282 Chemistry 2C
Semester 2 of a two-semester course of study in general chemistry that includes the concepts of atomic and molecular structure, chemical nomenclature, reactions, thermodynamics, bonding & periodic law, and equilibrium. Laboratory and problem-solving skills are emphasized. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Physical Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” Elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended - successful completion of Biology with a passing grade and completion of Algebra 1C with a grade of "C" or better.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R281 - Chemistry 1C

R291 Chemistry 1H
An accelerated two-semester course of study in general chemistry that includes the concepts of atomic and molecular structure, chemical nomenclature, reactions, thermo chemistry, bonding and periodic law, kinetics and equilibrium. There is a more detailed and mathematical treatment of concepts than that at the college prep level, and advanced topics are addressed. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Physical Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: The pace and mathematical nature of the course require good study habits and consistent attendance.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Biology 1/2C or 1/2H AND Algebra IIC or concurrent enrollment in Algebra IIC or higher.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R292 - Chemistry 2H

R292 Chemistry 2H
Semester 2 of an accelerated two-semester course of study in general chemistry that includes the concepts of atomic and molecular structure, chemical nomenclature, reactions, thermo chemistry, bonding and periodic law, kinetics and equilibrium. There is more detailed and mathematical treatment of concepts that at the college prep level, and advanced topics are addressed. This laboratory-oriented course will meet the Physical Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC “d” Science and “g” Elective requirements. **Prerequisites: Successful completion of Biology and of Algebra II or concurrent enrollment in Algebra IIH.
COURSE NOTE: The pace and mathematical nature of the course require good study habits and consistent attendance.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Biology 1/2C or 1/2H AND Algebra IIC or concurrent enrollment in Algebra IIC or higher.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R291 - Chemistry 1H

R316 Medical Chemistry 1H
This is a rigorous two-semester course in chemistry with medical emphasis for honors-level students in grades 10-12. This laboratory-oriented course includes concepts on the structure of matter, energy relationships, periodicity of elements, equilibrium, and chemical notation all taught with examples related to the medical field. In addition, students also learn about related health careers and basic organic chemistry/biochemistry that can be applied to the medical field. This course meets the Physical Science graduation requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Prerequisite: Med Bio 1/2H AND completion of or concurrent enrollment in Algebra II 1/2C.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R317 - Medical Chemistry 2H

R317 Medical Chemistry 2H
This is semester 2 of a rigorous course in chemistry with medical emphasis for honors-level students in grades 10-12. This laboratory-oriented course includes concepts on the structure of matter, energy relationships, periodicity of elements, equilibrium, and chemical notation all taught with examples related to the medical field. In addition, students also learn about related health careers and basic organic chemistry/biochemistry that can be applied to the medical field. This course meets the Physical Science graduation requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Prerequisite: Med Bio 1/2H AND completion of or concurrent enrollment in Algebra II 1/2C.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R316 - Medical Chemistry 1H

R321 Advanced Placement Chemistry 1
A two-semester laboratory science course designed to provide the capable student with the opportunity to take part in a college/university level course while attending high school. The curriculum builds upon topics mastered in the first year high school course and is consistent with the Advanced Placement Course Description published by the College Board. This course will meet the Physical Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC Science “d” and “g” Elective requirements. **Prerequisite: Recommended successful completion of first year Chemistry (honors level or an A in college prep level) and advanced math skills. Recommended successful completion of Algebra II and concurrent enrollment in Pre-calculus or beyond, motivation and good study habits.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: M440 - Algebra IIC-1; R281 - Chemistry 1C; R291 - Chemistry 1H; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R322 - Advanced Placement Chemistry 2

R322 Advanced Placement Chemistry 2
Semester 2 of a two-semester laboratory science course designed to provide the capable student with the opportunity to take part in a college/university level course while attending high school. The curriculum builds upon topics mastered in the first year high school course and is consistent with the Advanced Placement Course Description published by the College Board. This course will meet the Physical Science graduation requirement, as well as the UC Science “d” and “g” Elective requirements. **Prerequisite: Recommended successful completion of first year Chemistry (honors level or an A in college prep level) and advanced math skills. Recommended successful completion of Algebra II and concurrent enrollment in Pre-calculus or beyond, motivation and good study habits.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: M440 - Algebra IIC-1; R281 - Chemistry 1C; R291 - Chemistry 1H; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R321 - Advanced Placement Chemistry 1

R341 Physics 1C
A two-semester course of study that includes the concepts of motion and forces, energy, waves and electromagnetic phenomena. Basic engineering skills, along with design and construction of experimental equipment are covered. This laboratory-oriented class meets the Physical Science graduation requirement for the Grossmont District and the UC “d” Lab Science requirement. **Prerequisites: Recommended successful Completion of Algebra I with a "C" grade or better, and completion OR concurrent enrollment in Algebra II.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: You must concurrently enroll in OR have completed M455-Algebra IIC OR M455-Algebra IIH.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R342 - Physics 2C

R342 Physics 2C
A two-semester course of study that includes the concepts of motion and forces, energy, waves and electromagnetic phenomena. Basic engineering skills, along with design and construction of experimental equipment are covered. This laboratory-oriented class meets the Physical Science graduation requirement for the Grossmont District and the UC “d” Lab Science requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: You must concurrently enroll in OR have completed M455-Algebra IIC OR M455-Algebra IIH.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R341 - Physics 1C

R351 Physics 1H
A two-semester course of study that includes the concepts of motion and forces, energy, waves, and electromagnetic phenomena. Basic engineering skills, along with design and construction of experimental equipment are covered. Honors moves at a faster pace than the college-prep level, and covers more content in greater detail. This laboratory-oriented class meets the Physical Science graduation requirement for the Grossmont District and the UC “d” Lab Science requirement. **Prerequisites: Recommended successful Completion of Algebra I with a "C" grade or better, and completion OR concurrent enrollment in Algebra II.
COURSE NOTE: You must concurrently enroll in OR have completed M445-Algebra IIC OR M455-Algebra IIH.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: You must concurrently enroll in OR have completed M445-Algebra IIC OR M455-Algebra IIH.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R352 - Physics 2H

R352 Physics 2H
Semester 2 of a two-semester course of study that includes the concepts of motion and forces, energy, waves, and electromagnetic phenomena. Basic engineering skills, along with design and construction of experimental equipment are covered. Honors moves at a faster pace than the college-prep level, and covers more content in greater detail. This laboratory-oriented class meets the Physical Science graduation requirement for the Grossmont District and the UC “d” Lab Science requirement. **Prerequisites: Successful completion of Algebra I with a "C" grade or better, and completion OR concurrent enrollment in Algebra II.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: You must concurrently enroll in OR have completed M445-Algebra IIC OR M455-Algebra IIH.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R351 - Physics 1H

R385 Physiology 1H
A two-semester course which is part of the Health Careers Pathways program. This class will provide an in-depth study of human anatomy and physiology, and students will be required to participate in lab experiences. This course DOES NOT FULFILL the Life Science or Physical Science graduation requirement, however, it does meet the UC Lab Science “d” and “g” Elective requirements. ***Prerequisite: Successful completion of Health Careers Pathway BIOLOGY Course or by teacher recommendation from Biology 1C.
COURSE NOTE: Completion of Prerequisite, Biology for Health Careers Pathway 1H; or teacher recommendation from Biology 1C/1H.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R386 - Physiology 2H

R386 Physiology 2H
Semester 2 of a two-semester course which is part of the Health Careers Pathways program. This class will provide an in-depth study of human anatomy and physiology, and students will be required to participate in lab experiences. This course DOES NOT FULFILL the Life Science or Physical Science graduation requirement, however, it does meet the UC Lab Science “d” and “g” Elective requirements. ***Prerequisite: Successful completion of Health Careers Pathway BIOLOGY Course or by teacher recommendation from Biology.
COURSE NOTE: Completion of Prerequisite, Biology for Health Careers Pathway 1H; or teacher recommendation from Biology 1C/1H.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take R385 - Physiology 1H

Social Science

S004 Introduction to Geography Concepts 1H
A required two-semester course designed for the honors level student that meets the geography and tech requirement. The course emphasizes regional geography with attention to the influence of physical features of the region on the lives of the people. Students review the geography of Anglo America and engage an in-depth study of three selected geographic regions. Students develop basic social science skills including use and interpretation of maps. Place name recognition and the ability to apply geography facts and principles to real situations are stressed. Students are expected to conduct extensive research in geography and to analyze and evaluate abstract concepts. This course fulfills the District Computer Technology requirement. This course meets the University of California “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S006 - Introduction to Geography Concepts 2H

S006 Introduction to Geography Concepts 2H
Semester 2 of a required two-semester course designed for the honors level student that meets the geography and tech requirement. The course emphasizes regional geography with attention to the influence of physical features of the region on the lives of the people. Students review the geography of Anglo America and engage an in-depth study of three selected geographic regions. Students develop basic social science skills including use and interpretation of maps. Place name recognition and the ability to apply geography facts and principles to real situations are stressed. Students are expected to conduct extensive research in geography and to analyze and evaluate abstract concepts. This course fulfills the District Computer Technology requirement. This course meets the University of California “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S004 - Introduction to Geography Concepts 1H

S025 World Geography Foundations 1C
World Geography Foundations is a required year-long, college-prep course designed for 9th grade students. It integrates academic skills proven to help adolescents become better readers, speakers, and writers; SQ3R, Cornell notes, and essay writing are explicitly taught and mastered by students. While the course emphasizes regional geography, with attention to the historical, physical, and cultural features of world regions, students will put their geography skills to use. They will practice their reading, writing, and speaking skills while studying the geography of North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Students will develop basic social science skills including the use and interpretation of maps, place-name recognition, and the ability to make practical application of geographical processes and principles to research. Technology standards will be taught and applied throughout the course and students will become proficient in utilizing applications including but not limited to: word processing, presentation software, database, internet, e-mail, and spreadsheets as they complete research projects. Students are expected to do extended reading beyond the textbook and to complete in-depth research. Career and college preparation will be woven throughout the body of the course and students will complete a mission statement, a career survey, a college application, a college research paper, and a career essay, which will be added to their year-end portfolios. This course will fulfill the technology foundations graduation requirement. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S026 - World Geography Foundations 2C

S026 World Geography Foundations 2C
World Geography Foundations is a required year-long, college-prep course designed for 9th grade students. It integrates academic skills proven to help adolescents become better readers, speakers, and writers; SQ3R, Cornell notes, and essay writing are explicitly taught and mastered by students. While the course emphasizes regional geography, with attention to the historical, physical, and cultural features of world regions, students will put their geography skills to use. They will practice their reading, writing, and speaking skills while studying the geography of North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Students will develop basic social science skills including the use and interpretation of maps, place-name recognition, and the ability to make practical application of geographical processes and principles to research. Technology standards will be taught and applied throughout the course and students will become proficient in utilizing applications including but not limited to: word processing, presentation software, database, internet, e-mail, and spreadsheets as they complete research projects. Students are expected to do extended reading beyond the textbook and to complete in-depth research. Career and college preparation will be woven throughout the body of the course and students will complete a mission statement, a career survey, a college application, a college research paper, and a career essay, which will be added to their year-end portfolios. This course will fulfill the technology foundations graduation requirement. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S025 - World Geography Foundations 1C

S073 U.S. History and Geography 1C
A required two semester course with instruction in U.S. History with emphasis on the 20th Century. It is a study of the people, events, and contributions that have shaped the formation of our nation’s achievements and challenges. This class meets the University of California “a” and “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S074 - U.S. History and Geography 2C

S074 U.S. History and Geography 2C
A required two semester course with instruction in U.S. History with emphasis on the 20th Century. It is a study of the people, events, and contributions that have shaped the formation of our nation’s achievements and challenges. This class meets the University of California “a” and “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S073 - U.S. History and Geography 1C

S086 AP United States History 1
A rigorous two-semester college level U.S. History survey course. The curriculum is consistent with the Advanced Placement course description published by the College Board. Students will take the Advanced Placement American History Test for which they may earn college credit. This class meets the University of California “a” and “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S087 - AP United States History 2

S087 AP United States History 2
A rigorous two-semester college level U.S. History survey course. The curriculum is consistent with the Advanced Placement course description published by the College Board. Students will take the Advanced Placement American History Test for which they may earn college credit. This class meets the University of California “a” and “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S086 - AP United States History 1

S160 Sociology 1C
Sociology concentrates its attention on social interaction; the ways in which people relate to one another and influence each other’s behavior. Topics this course will cover include culture and diversity, social structure, the role the media plays in our lives, criminology, class and ethnic inequality, the relationship between men and women, and collective behavior. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S161 - Sociology 2C

S161 Sociology 2C
Sociology concentrates its attention on social interaction; the ways in which people relate to one another and influence each other’s behavior. Topics this course will cover include culture and diversity, social structure, the role the media plays in our lives, criminology, class and ethnic inequality, the relationship between men and women, and collective behavior. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S160 - Sociology 1C

S180 American Government 1C
A required one-semester course designed in which students examine the origin, development, structure, and operations of all levels of government, with special emphasis on the federal level. This course meets the UC "a" Social Science and "g" Elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S220 - Economics 1C

S187 AP Government and Politics (United States)
A rigorous two-semester college level course designed to challenge students. The Political Science/American Government course has curriculum consistent with the Advanced Placement course description and helps prepare students to take the AP American Government Test, which allows them to earn college credit. This course meets the UC "a" Social Science and "g" Elective requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S221 - Economics 1H

S220 Economics 1C
(S220) A required one semester course designed for seniors so that they may learn about economic analysis, money and banking, foreign trade, and consumer economics. The emphasis is on the free enterprise system with a look at alternative economic thought. Various conflicting economic theories will be examined in the framework of a detailed study of the free enterprise/market economy. This course meets the UC "g" elective requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S180 - American Government 1C

S221 Economics 1H
A semester course designed for the academically talented student in which the principles of economic analysis, economic institutions, and issues of public policy are examined. The student will be encouraged to develop critical thinking and communication skills through study. The course will include allocation of resources, distribution of income, money and banking, economics, as well as practical applications to consumer economics. In addition, students will be expected to explore various conflicting theories of economic thought, national and international issues, measurement concepts, and methods of analysis. This course meets the University of California “g” elective requirement. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S187 - AP Government and Politics (United States)

S243 World History, Culture, and Geography 1C
A required one-year course designed to provide an introduction to world history, physical and cultural geography with emphasis on the 18-20th centuries. This College Prep course meets the University of California “A” and “G” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S244 - World History, Culture, and Geography 2C

S244 World History, Culture, and Geography 2C
A required one-year course designed to provide an introduction to world history, physical and cultural geography with emphasis on the 18-20th centuries. This College Prep course meets the University of California “A” and “G” requirement.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S243 - World History, Culture, and Geography 1C

S262 AP World History 1
This course will develop greater understanding of the evolution of global processes and contacts, in interaction with different types of human societies. This understanding is advanced through a combination of selective factual knowledge and appropriate analytical skills. The course highlights the nature of changes in international frameworks and their causes and consequences, as well as comparisons among major societies. The course emphasizes relevant factual knowledge deployed in conjunction with leading interpretive issues and types of historical evidence. Focused primarily on the past thousand years of the global experience. This course meets the UC “a” and ‘g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S263 - AP World History 2

S263 AP World History 2
This course will develop greater understanding of the evolution of global processes and contacts, in interaction with different types of human societies. This understanding is advanced through a combination of selective factual knowledge and appropriate analytical skills. The course highlights the nature of changes in international frameworks and their causes and consequences, as well as comparisons among major societies. The course emphasizes relevant factual knowledge deployed in conjunction with leading interpretive issues and types of historical evidence. Focused primarily on the past thousand years of the global experience. This course meets the UC “a” and ‘g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S262 - AP World History 1

S860 AP Psychology 1
The AP course in Psychology introduces students to the systematic and scientifi c study of the behavior and mental processes of humans and other animals. Students study the major sub-areas of psychology, with an emphasis in neurological biology (biology of the brain) and the physiology of the nervous system. Students will also conduct research and experimentation on various topics utilizing mathematical analysis to evaluate their results. Prerequisite: Completion of advanced course work. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement for elective courses. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S861 - AP Psychology 2

S861 AP Psychology 2
The AP course in Psychology introduces students to the systematic and scientifi c study of the behavior and mental processes of humans and other animals. Students study the major sub-areas of psychology, with an emphasis in neurological biology (biology of the brain) and the physiology of the nervous system. Students will also conduct research and experimentation on various topics utilizing mathematical analysis to evaluate their results. Prerequisite: Completion of advanced course work. This course meets the University of California “g” requirement for elective courses. 
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take S860 - AP Psychology 1

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World Language

G081 German 1C
This is a two-semester course where you will learn the basics with a strong communicative focus. German songs and stories will help you acquire conversational travel skills and the building blocks for academic success. The course is designed for the college preparatory student. This course meets the UC “e” foreign language requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Nightly homework is an expectation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G082 - German 2C

G082 German 2C
This is a two-semester course where you will learn the basics with a strong communicative focus. German songs and stories will help you acquire conversational travel skills and the building blocks for academic success. The course is designed for the college preparatory student. This course meets the UC “e” foreign language requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Nightly homework is an expectation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G081 - German 1C

G083 German 3C
This two-semester course is the second year of study for the German language. It is a continuation and expansion of our strong communicative foundation with more involvement in listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Recommended: Student must have received at least a “C” in German 1/2C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: G082 - German 2C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G084 - German 4C

G084 German 4C
This two-semester course is the second year of study for the German language. It is a continuation and expansion of our strong communicative foundation with more involvement in listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills The student must have received at least a “C” in German 1/2C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G083 - German 3C

G085 German 5C
This two-semester course is the second year of study for the German language. Specially written, culturally authentic stories keep our vocabulary under constant expansion. We’re ready to explore more grammar and verb tenses further. The student must have received at least a “C” in German 3/4C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: G084 - German 4C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G086 - German 6C

G086 German 6C
This two-semester course is the second year of study for the German language. Specially written, culturally authentic stories keep our vocabulary under constant expansion. We’re ready to explore more grammar and verb tenses further. The student must have received at least a “C” in German 3/4C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G085 - German 5C

G087 German 7C
Only German is used as we polish the ability to communicate effectively in every aspect of the language: listening, reading, speaking, and writing. The student must have received at least a “C” in German 5/6C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: G086 - German 6C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G088 - German 8C

G088 German 8C
Only German is used as we polish the ability to communicate effectively in every aspect of the language: listening, reading, speaking, and writing. The student must have received at least a “C” in German 5/6C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G087 - German 7C

G096 German 5H
A third year course in German language, which requires greater depth, quality, and linguistic mastery from the student than the college preparatory curriculum. Students should demonstrate above average command of sentence structure and basic grammar in oral and written language by the end of the course. This class is excellent preparation for fourth-year AP German language. The student must have received at least a “C” in German 3/4C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: G084 - German 4C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G097 - German 6H

G097 German 6H
A third year course in German language, which requires greater depth, quality, and linguistic mastery from the student than the college preparatory curriculum. Students should demonstrate above average command of sentence structure and basic grammar in oral and written language by the end of the course. This class is excellent preparation for fourth-year AP German language. The student must have received at least a “C” in German 3/4C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G096 - German 5H

G098 German 7H
A two-semester course conducted exclusively in German that requires greater depth, quality and linguistic acumen from the student than the college preparatory curriculum. Students should demonstrate near fluency in conversation, comprehension, and writing skills by the end of the course. Course requirements include, varied and consistent oral participation, weekly addition of a significant number of works to the student’s recognition and usage vocabulary, regular study of literary works of recognized merit, and writing development. This course meets the UC “e” and “g” requirements. ***Prerequisite required or teacher recommendation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: G086 - German 6C; G097 - German 6H; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G099 - German 8H

G099 German 8H
A two-semester course conducted exclusively in German that requires greater depth, quality and linguistic acumen from the student than the college preparatory curriculum. Students should demonstrate near fluency in conversation, comprehension, and writing skills by the end of the course. Course requirements include, varied and consistent oral participation, weekly addition of a significant number of works to the student’s recognition and usage vocabulary, regular study of literary works of recognized merit, and writing development. This course meets the UC “e” and “g” requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G098 - German 7H

G271 Spanish 1C
This is a two-semester course that lays the groundwork for learning Spanish. Students hear, speak, read, and write Spanish daily, covering food, sports, clothes, colors, numbers, school, and entertainment. This class and subsequent Spanish classes lead to satisfying the college entrance requirement for foreign language. The course is designed for the college preparatory student and meets the UC “e” foreign language requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Nightly homework is an expectation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G272 - Spanish 2C

G272 Spanish 2C
This is a two-semester course that lays the groundwork for learning Spanish. Students hear, speak, read, and write Spanish daily, covering food, sports, clothes, colors, numbers, school, and entertainment. This class and subsequent Spanish classes lead to satisfying the college entrance requirement for foreign language. The course is designed for the college preparatory student and meets the UC “e” foreign language requirement.
COURSE NOTE: Nightly homework is an expectation.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G271 - Spanish 1C

G273 Spanish 3C
This two-semester course is the second year of study for the Spanish language. It continues building areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking, with more emphasis on cultural awareness. Real world subjects covered include foods/restaurants, animals, travel, film/tv, hobbies, and shopping. The student must have received at least a “C” in Spanish 1C and 2C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: G272 - Spanish 2C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G274 - Spanish 4C

G274 Spanish 4C
This two-semester course is the second year of study for the Spanish language. It continues building areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking, with more emphasis on cultural awareness. Real world subjects covered include foods/restaurants, animals, travel, film/tv, hobbies, and shopping. The student must have received at least a “C” in Spanish 1C and 2C to be enrolled. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G273 - Spanish 3C

G275 Spanish 5C
This is a two-semester third year course for students who have completed two years of study of the language with a “C” or better in Spanish 3C and 4C. Students expand their ability to communicate in Spanish by adding more vocabulary and more advanced grammar. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: G274 - Spanish 4C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G276 - Spanish 6C

G276 Spanish 6C
This two-semester course is the third year of study for students who have completed two years of study of the language with a “C” or better in Spanish 3C and 4C. Students expand their ability to communicate in Spanish by adding more vocabulary and more advanced grammar. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G275 - Spanish 5C

G277 Spanish 7C
This is a two-semester THIRD year course for the college preparatory student who received at least a “C” grade in Spanish 5C and 6C. It is an advanced study of the language with the emphasis on communication. Only Spanish is used by the students and teacher as they learn more words, write compositions, read stories, and make classroom presentations. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: G276 - Spanish 6C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G278 - Spanish 8C

G278 Spanish 8C
This is a two-semester THIRD year course for the college preparatory student who received at least a “C” grade in Spanish 5C and 6C. It is an advanced study of the language with the emphasis on communication. Only Spanish is used by the students and teacher as they learn more words, write compositions, read stories, and make classroom presentations. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G277 - Spanish 7C

G284 Spanish 5H
This two-semester course conducted exclusively in Spanish, is more demanding than the college preparatory level. We study advanced grammar and vocabulary, do oral and written prjects, and read literature. This class is excellent preparation for fourth-year AP Spanish language. ***Prerequisite required or equivalent, and teacher recommendation. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Teacher recommendation required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: G274 - Spanish 4C; 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G285 - Spanish 6H

G285 Spanish 6H
This two-semester course conducted exclusively in Spanish, is more demanding than the college preparatory level. We study advanced grammar and vocabulary, do oral and written prjects, and read literature. This class is excellent preparation for fourth-year AP Spanish language. ***Prerequisite required or equivalent, and teacher recommendation. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Teacher recommendation required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G284 - Spanish 5H

G291 AP Spanish Language 1
A two-semester course in Spanish Language designed to provide the capable student with the opportunity to take part in college-level work by expanding vocabulary, learning all verb tenses, and speaking only Spanish. Activities include reading authentic materials, writing compositions, and making presentations. Students will take the Advanced Placement Spanish test in May for which they can earn college credit with scores of 3,4, or 5. The curriculum is consistent with the Advanced Placement Course Description published by the College Board. ***Teacher recommendation required. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Teacher recommendation required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G292 - AP Spanish Language 2

G292 AP Spanish Language 2
A two-semester course in Spanish Language designed to provide the capable student with the opportunity to take part in college-level work by expanding vocabulary, learning all verb tenses, and speaking only Spanish. Activities include reading authentic materials, writing compositions, and making presentations. Students will take the Advanced Placement Spanish test in May for which they can earn college credit with scores of 3,4, or 5. The curriculum is consistent with the Advanced Placement Course Description published by the College Board. ***Teacher recommendation required. This course meets the University of California “e” foreign language and “g” elective requirements.
COURSE NOTE: Teacher recommendation required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take G291 - AP Spanish Language 1

G330 Spanish for Spanish Speakers 1C
A two-semester course designed to help the college preparatory native Spanish speaking student gain literacy skills in Spanish. Basic reading is emphasized, using short stories, articles, and simplified novels. Grammar is introduced. History and cultures of Hispanic people are studied. Specific writing projects are assigned. This course meeets the University of California "e" foreign language requirement.
COURSE NOTE: No academic prerequisite is required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12

G331 Spanish For Spanish Speakers 2C
Semester 2 of a two-semester course designed to help the college preparatory native Spanish speaking student gain literacy skills in Spanish. Basic reading is emphasized, using short stories, articles, and simplified novels. Grammar is introduced. History and cultures of Hispanic people are studied. Specific writing projects are assigned. This course meeets the University of California "e" foreign language requirement.
COURSE NOTE: No academic prerequisite is required.
CREDIT: 5 TYPE: College Prep GRADE: 9-12