HS Course Planning Instructions

PDF copy of Course Planning Instructions
PDF copy of Course Planning Worksheet

How do I register for classes?

  1. Fill-in the high school courses you will have completed by the end of the current year.
  2. Read the Graduation Requirements chart to determine courses you still need to take
  3. Consider course needed for college and career readiness goals
  4. Review the course descriptions, prerequisites, and grade level restrictions.
  5. List the course you want to take next year on your Course Planning Worksheet (back of this document)
  6. List alternate courses (electives) in case your first choices are not available.

How many courses do I need to graduate?

You need 66 credits accrued between 9th-12th grade. Successfully completing one trimester course earns you one credit. You have the ability to earn 6 credits per trimester totaling 18 credits for the school year.

See the Course Planning Worksheet for specific course requirements.

 SUBJECT

CREDITS NEEDED

English  12  
Social Studies (1 Poli-Sci Credit)
 9  
Economics  1  
Math  9  
Science  9  
Fine Arts
 2  
Health (embedded)
 1  
General Physical Education
 1  
Electives  22  
TOTAL CREDITS TO GRADUATE
 66  

Fine Arts Requirement

All students must earn 2 Fine Arts credits between grades 9-12 to graduate.
The courses below meet the states Fine Arts requirements.

Art

  • Advanced Ceramics
  • Advanced Fine Art Photography
  • AP studio Art•Ceramics A
  • Ceramics B
  • Drawing A
  • Drawing B
  • Fine Art Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Jewelry Designs of the World
  • Painting A
  • Painting B
  • Sculpture
  • Visual Comms: Art Teach A
  • Visual Comms: Art Teach B
  • World Crafts

Business

  • Website Design
  • Advanced Web Design

Family & Consumer Science

  • Housing and Interior Design
  • Fashion Design

Music

  • Band
  • Choir
  • Orchestra