Presentation on theme: "2013-2014 Senior Course Selection Wednesday January 23, 2013 Period 3."— Presentation transcript:
Senior Course Selection Wednesday January 23, 2013 Period 3
: Important Scheduling Dates : January 23:Course information distributed Jan 30- Feb 6: Students return Course Selection Sheet to their counselor in English classes
Name__________________________________________ ID #____________________ Phone #_________________ Counselor_______________________________________ Diploma Goal: (Check One) ___Core 40 ___ Academic Honors____Technical Honors Plan after High School: (Check One) ____4 year college ___2 year college ___Technical School ___Military ___Work Career Goal_____________________________________
Things to remember when completing this form: *Mark the box of the course you wish to take Be sure you have completed the prerequisite for the selected course(s) Place the name of alternate courses on the front page BUT DO NOT MARK THE ALTERNATE COURSES ON THE INSIDE OF THE FORM Follow teacher recommendations Retake any required course you missed or failed Schedule changes will be limited after May 2013
1 ST SEMESTER 2 ND SEMESTER CLASS 1 English English CLASS 2 Government Economics CLASS 3 Math Math CLASS 4 CLASS 5 CLASS 6 CLASS 7 CLASS 8 Resource Resource Alt. Year Alt. Sem.
Details of the Course Selection Sheet X Algebra I (2 sem) The X indicates that the course has a prerequisite. Please check the prerequisite in the Course Catalog and make sure you have completed the prerequisite course.
Details of the Course Selection Sheet X Algebra I (2 sem) This tells you details about the length of the course (1 sem) = One semester long ; 1 credit (2 sem) = Two semesters long ; 1 credit each semester (2 sem – 2 cr/sem) = Two semesters long, two periods long ; 2 credits each semester (2 sem – 3 cr/sem) = Two semesters long, three periods long; 3 credits each semester (2 sem – 2 periods) at East = Two semesters long; 1 credit each semester. (Due to transportation to East it will take two class periods each day.) (2 sem-3 cr/sem) at McDowell = Two semesters long ; 3 credits each semester and will take three class periods each day
PLEASE NOTE Early College, Mid-Year Graduation, and Online classes ALL require an additional application!!!!
Course Catalog Front Page: General Information: North Phone Numbers Scheduling Information & Instructions Page 2: Academic Information & Athletic Eligibility: GPA/Honor Roll Graduation Exams Senior Project Early Graduation NCAA & NAIA Athletic Eligibility
BCSC DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS Page 3 Core 40 Core 40 with Technical Honors Core 40 with Academic Honors
Educational Pathways Advanced Placement Dual Credit / Early College Global Studies C4 Columbus Area Career Connection McDowell Alternative Competency Based Courses Columbus Signature Academy Page 4 & 5
COURSE CATALOG – Departmental Course Listings – Departmental Course Flow Charts – Course Fees (based on previous year) – Course descriptions State Title Course number Course title Grade level(s) the course is offered Number of semesters Credits per semester Approximate Fee Meets Diploma Requirement of: Brief description Page 6-ON
COURSE CATALOG – Other course descriptors PREREQUISITES - must be met prior to being eligible for the course. RECOMMENDATIONS - should be considered prior to taking the course. DUAL CREDIT AGREEMENTS
Core 40 Diploma CreditsYears Courses English 8 credits4 years Core 40 English Math 6 credits3 years Algebra I Geometry Algebra II Science 6 credits3 years Biology I Core 40 Science Chemistry I OR Physics I OR
Core 40 Diploma Credits Courses Social Studies 6 credits World History OR Geo. & History of World US History Government and Economics PE 2 credits Two semesters Health 1 credit Health and Wellness
Core 40 Diploma Credits Courses Directed Electives 5 credits World Languages Fine Arts Career-Technical Education General Electives 6 credits Any elective course Additional 1 credit Preparing for College & Careers (formerly CARSS) TOTALMinimum of 40 credits
Core 40 Math 2 math credits recommended during senior year (required by most colleges) 2 Core 40 math credits or 2 Physics credits must be completed in junior or senior year
More rigorous academic preparation Best preparation for college Special recognition on diploma Provides additional financial aid for families who qualify Core 40 with Academic Honors Diploma
Complete all requirements for Core 40 Earn 2 additional Core 40 math credits Earn 6-8 credits Core 40 world language credits Earn 2 Core 40 fine arts credits Earn a grade of C or above in courses that count toward the diploma Have a cumulative GPA of a B or above Earn 47 total credits Core 40 with AHD Requirements
Complete one of the following: 1. 2 AP courses and 2 corresponding AP exams combined SAT math & critical reading composite on ACT 4. Earn six dual high school/college course credits from the Core Transfer Library 5. Complete combination of 1 AP course and 3 dual high school/college course credits (from the CTL) Core 40 with AHD Requirements
Combines rigor and relevance; Prepares students for two year or four college, technical school, or apprenticeship; Students gain marketable skills and, in many cases, college credit; Student can earn both the Core 40 with Academic Honors and the Core 40 with Technical Honors Diploma. Core 40 with Technical Honors Diploma
Complete all requirements for Core 40, and Earn grade of C or above in courses that count toward the diploma, and Have a GPA of B or above, and Complete a career-technical program resulting in 8 or more credits, and Earn 47 total credits Core 40 with THD Requirements:Requirements
Complete TWO of the following – one of which must be A or B: A. Take three specific WorkKeys assessments and score at a designated level; B. Earn six dual high school/college credits in a technical area; C. Complete either the Professional Career Internship course OR a Coop course; D. Complete a industry-based work experience as part of 2 year CTE program; or E. Earn a state approved industry certification. Core 40 with THD Requirements