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1 OVERVIEW TO THE WORLD OF COURSE SELECTION ( )

2 QUESTIONS TO THINK ABOUT 1) What do I want to do after High School? 2) What career paths am I looking at? 3)What do I need to study? 4)Do I have the necessary prerequisites to get into my chosen field of study? 5) Am I limiting my options by not taking a course?

3 CREDITS VS COURSES Only courses that have a 11 or 12 count as a credit i.e. English 112 Course that have a 9 or 10 do not count as credits i.e. English 102 Credits for graduation begin to accumulate in Gr. 10 (usually only 2)

4 Graduation Requirements 2014: 17 out of 22 credits 3 Eng (11 [2 credits] and Eng. 12) 1Math 11/FI (Financial & Workplace/Foundations) 1Mod Hist 111/112/113 1Science (Bio, Chem, Phys, Phys Geog, EnvSc, Robotics & Tech,Electronics) 1Fine Arts/Life Role Development (Visual Arts 11/12, Music 11 or 12, Fine Arts, Theater Arts, Ind Fam Living, Coop, HPE11/12, Entrep11, Outdoor Pursuits, Reading Tutor 120, Graphic Art & Des.) 7COMPULSORY CREDITS [includes pass in Eng Lang Proficiency Assessment +10 OPTIONS (ONLY 2 MAY BE LOCAL OPTION) 17 TOTAL CREDITS TO GRADUATE

5 French Immersion Requirements Grade 9  FI Math (full year)  FI Science (full year)  FI Social Studies (semester)  FI LA (semester) Grade 10  FI Math (full year)  FI Social Studies (semester)  FI LA (semester) Grade 11  FI LA (semester)  FI Modern History OR FI Physical Geo  FI Math (optional) Grade 12  FI LA (semester)  Any other FI electives (optional)

6 Grade French Immersion Levels Begin to build on courses- Science/humanities Future goals

7 #Course and LevelGrade (9 or 10) 2 English Math (FI or Eng) 3 4 Social Studies (FI or Eng) 5 PIFor FI Language Arts 6 2 Specialties Art/HPE/Music/BBT (must have passed 7 8 Science Option/Learning Strategies Or Science 9 (if not passing 9&10) 9 Optional Course #2 or Science 10 (if not passing 9&10) 10 Registrations for 10 Regular English or FI Student

8 English 102A English 102B English 9A English 9B Social Studies 10 FI Social Studies 10 Social Studies 9 FI Social Studies 9 Biology 112 Biology 113 Chemistry 112 FI Physical Geography 110 Physics 112 Physical Geography 110 Intro to Electronics 110 IB Biology 111 / Biology 111 IB Chemistry 111/ Chemistry 111 IB Physics 111 / Physics 111 Science 10 R (50 – 60) Science 9 Science 10 FI Science 10 FI Science 9 English (2) Student MUST select both English A and B sections Social Studies (1) Students MUST select 1 but may select 2 if they are repeating or taking Social Studies 9 Sciences (1) Students MUST select 1 Science course. Num, Func and Rel Geo, Meas and Fin FI Num, Func and Rel FI Geo, Meas and Fin Math 9 A Math 9 B BBT 10 HPE 10 Music 10 Visual Arts 10 Post Intensive French 10 Post Intensive French 9 Math (2) Math is a required course for graduation. Students MUST select 2. Specialties (2) Students MUST select 2 specialties French (1) Must select 1

9 FI Language Arts 10 Fi Physical Geography 110 FI Language Arts 9 Visual Arts 110 (Visual Arts 10 Req’d) Music 112 (Music 10 Req’d) Fine Arts 110 Entrepreneurship 110 Wellness through PE 110 (HPE 10 Req’d) Applied Tech/Mill and Cabinet (2 credits) Computer Aided Design 110 Computer Science 110 Computer Science 120 Entrepreneurship 110 Fine Arts 110 Graphic Art and Design 110 Hospitality and Tourism 110 Intro to Electronics 110 Learning Strategies 110 Metals Processing 110 Spanish 110 Writing 110 French Immersion Courses Optional Courses(1) Students must select 1 All students must have 1 Life Role credit for graduation purposes Students MAY select one provided they have the necessary Pre- Requisites

10 English Program Students wanting to take Grade 10 – Full IB, Please check all of the following. French Immersion Program Students wanting to take Grade 10 – FULL IB, Please check all of the following IB English 101A / English 101 A IB Cultural Foundations 101/ English 101 B IB Math 101 IB Math 111 IB Chemistry 111 IB Biology 111 IB Physics 111 IB Social Studies 10 IB French 101A IB French 101B IB English 101A IB/FI Cultural Foundations 101 IB Math 101 IB Math 111 IB Chemistry 111 IB Biology 111 IB Physics 111A IB/FI Social Studies 10 IB/FI Language Arts 10 IB/FI Language Arts 110 IB Courses - Students may take partial IB. Select desired courses.

11 #Course and LevelGrade (9/10/11) 2 English Math 1.FinWorkplace 2.Foundations (FI-Optional) 3 Social Studies or Mdn History (FI Mdn.History&/FI Phys Geo) 4 Optional Course #1 (strongly suggest (PreCal 11) 5 FILA/Optional Course #2 6 Optional Course #3 7 Optional Course #4 8 Optional Course #5 9 Optional Course #6 10 GRADE 11 REGULAR/ FRENCH IMMERSION

12 English 112A English 112B English 111A English 111B English 113A English 113B English 102A English 102B Foundations of Math 110 Pre-Calculus 110 Finance and Workplace FI Foundations of Math 110 FI Pre-Calculus 110 Numbers, Functions, Relations 10 Geometry, Measurement, Finance 10 FI Numbers, Functions, Relations 10 FI Geometry, Measurement, Finance 10 FI Modern History 112 Modern History 112 Modern History 111 Modern History 113 FI Social Studies 10 Social Studies 10 English (2) English 112 is a grad requirement. Students must select both English A and B sections. (2) Math (1 or 2) Foundations or Finance and Workplace math is a required course for graduation. (1 or 2) History (1) Modern History is a grad requirement. Students must select 1 or 2 if they are repeating or taking Social Studies 10. (1)

13 Sciences (1 or more) Students are required to successfully pass at least 1 science credit for graduation purposes. We do ENCOURAGE students to take more than one science and to explore different fields. (1 at least) Biology 112 Biology 113 Biology 122 Biology 121 Chemistry 112 Chemistry 122 Chemistry 121 FI Physical Geography 110 Physics 112 Physics 122 Physical Geography 110 Intro to Envir Science 120 Intro to Electronics 110 IB Biology 111/ Biology 111 IB Chemistry 111/ Chemistry 111 IB Physics 111/ Physics 111 IB Bio 121 IB Chemistry 121 IB Physics 121 IB Env Sys and Soc 121A/ Envir Sci 121 IB Env Sys and Soc 121B Robotics and Tech 120 Life Role ( 1 or more) All students must have 1 Life Role credit. Students may take more if they wish. Visual Arts 110 (Visual Arts 10 Req’d) Visual Arts 120 Music 112 (Music 10 Req’d) Music 122 Fine Arts 110 ** Theatre Arts 120 ** Ind Family Dynamics 120 ** Entrepreneurship 110 Outdoor Pursuits 110 ** (App) PE Leadership 120 Wellness through PE 110 ** (HPE 10 Req’d) Coop S (2 credits) (= 2 x) (Recom) Coop S(3 credits) (=3x) (Recom)

14 Optional Courses Some courses require Pre-reqs Optional Courses continued……. Applied Tech/Mill and Cabinet (2 credits) Accounting 120 Business Organizational Management Canadian Literature 120 Canadian History 122 Canadian Geography 120 Choral Studies 120 (local option) ** Computer Aided Design Computer Science 110 Computer Science 120 Conflict Studies 120 (local option) ** Economics 120 Film Studies 120 (local option) ** Fine Arts 110 ** French Post Intensive French 122 Graphic Art and Design 110 ** Hospitality and Tourism 110 ** Intro to Electronics 110 Journalism 120 Knowledge of Theory 121 (local option) ** Law 120 Learning Strategies 110** Mandarin 120 Media Studies 120 ** Metals Processing 110 ** Metals Processing 120 ** Political Science 120 Photography 120 (local option) ** Psychology 120 (local option) Robotics and Tech 120 ** Sociology 120 (local option) Spanish 110 World Issues 120 Writing 110

15 IB English 111A IB English 111B IB Adv Math 121 IB Modern History 111 IB Chemistry 121 IB Biology 121 IB Physics 121A IB Physics 121 B IB French 111 IB French 121- S/AP IB/FI Modern History 111 IB/FI Language Art 120 IB Music 121A (Life Role) IB Music 121 B IB ESS 121 A IB ESS 121 B IB Art 111 (Life Role) IB Science 121 FI Language Arts 110 FI Language Arts 10 Fi Physical Geography 110 Conversational French IB Courses Students require the necessary Pre – requisites to take partial or Full IB courses. A and B sections must be selected together. French Immersion Courses FI Students are encouraged to take as many possible to improve their abilities

16 Grade Graduation requirements Six Post Secondary Destinations (entrance requirements) College Apprenticeship Private Schools Work University Military

17 #Course and Level 1 English (AP & IB English – 2 Courses) 1 Optional Course #12 Optional Course #23 Optional Course #34 Optional Course #45 Optional Course #56 Optional Course #67 Optional Course #78 Optional Course #89 Optional Course #910

18 English 122 English 123 AP English 121 A AP English 121 B English 112A English 112B English 113A English 113B Saint John High School Course Registration GRADE 12 Students MUST select 10 courses, plus 2 alternates. Please mark an X in the box beside the courses that you wish to select. Students must re-register for all required courses that they have a mark below 55 percent in. Please take your time and give it your full consideration. Starred topics are courses that are not accepted by UNBSJ for application to programs. Pre- Calculus 120 A Pre- Calculus 120 B Calculus Foundations of Math 110 Pre-Calculus 110 Finance and Workplace FI Foundations of Math 110 FI Pre-Calculus 110 FI Pre-Calculus 120 A AP European Hist 120 Canadian History 122 Modern History 112 Modern History 111 Modern History 113 FI Modern History 112 English (1) English 122 is a grad requirement. If choosing AP both A and B sections must be chosen. ( 1) Math Foundations or Finance and Workplace math is a required course for graduation. History Modern History 112 is a grad requirement

19 Sciences Students are required to successfully pass at least 1 science credit for graduation purposes. We do ENCOURAGE students to take more than one science and to explore different fields. Biology 112 Biology 113 Biology 122 Biology 121 Chemistry 112 Chemistry 122 Chemistry 121 FI Physical Geography 110 Physics 112 Physics 122 Physical Geography 110 Intro to Environmental Science 120 Intro to Electronics 110 IB Biology 111/ Biology 111 IB Chemistry 111/ Chemistry 111 IB Physics 111/ Physics 111 IB Bio 121 IB Chemistry 121 IB Physics 121 A IB Env Sys and Soc 121A/ Envir Sci 121 IB Env Sys and Soc 121B Robotics and Tech ** Science 122 Life Role All students must have 1 Life Role credit for graduation. Students may select more if they wish Visual Arts 110 Visual Arts 120 Music 112 Music 122 Fine Arts 110 ** Theatre Arts 120 ** Ind Family Dyn 120 ** Entrepreneurship 110 ** Outdoor Pursuits 110 ** (App) PE Leadership 120 Wellness through PE 110 ** Coop S (2 credits) Coop S(3 credits) Coop (2 credits) (App) Coop (3 credits) (App)

20 Optional Courses Applied Tech/Mill and Cabinet (2 credits) ** Accounting 120 AP Psychology 120 Business Organizational Management Canadian Literature 120 Canadian Geography 120 Choral Studies 120 (local option) ** Computer Aided Design 110 Computer Science 110 Computer Science 120 Conflict Studies 120 (local option) ** Economics 120 Entrepreneurship 110 ** Optional Courses continued……. Film Studies 120 (local option) ** Fine Arts 110 ** French Post Intensive French 122 Graphic Art and Design 110 ** Hospitality and Tourism 110 ** Intro to Electronics 110 Intro to Environmental Studies 120 Knowledge of Theory 121 (Local Option) ** Journalism 120 Law 120 Learning Strategies 110 ** Mandarin 120 Media Studies 120 ** Metals Processing 110 ** Metals Processing 120 ** Native Studies 120 Political Science 120 Photography 120 (local option) ** Psychology 120 (local option) Robotics and Tech 120 ** Sociology 120 (local option) Spanish 110 World Issues 120 Writing 110

21 IB English 121A IB English 121B IB Math 121 A IB Math 121 B IB Modern History 121 A IB Modern History 121 B IB Adv Chemistry 121 A IB Adv Chemistry 121 B IB Adv Biology 121 A IB Adv Biology 121 B IB Music 121A IB Music 121 B IB ESS 121 A IB ESS 121 B IB Theory of Knowledge 121 IB Art 121 IB Art 111 FI Language Arts 110 FI Language Arts 120 Fi Physical Geography 110 Conversational French IB Courses Students require the necessary Pre – requisites to take full or partial IB courses. Students must select both A and B sections of a course. French Immersion

22 Thank you Course Descriptions-On the web site – sjhigh.ca- under Academic & Guidance Username: saintjohnhs Password: hounds TALK /ASK/RESEARCH/ OPTIONS


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