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Four Year Plan Roswell High School TAG Department
Four Year Plan English/ Language Arts Social Studies MathematicsScience Foreign Language Career Tech/Fine Arts PE/HealthOther Electives 9 th F FFFFFF S SSSSSS 10 th F FFFFFF S SSSSSS 11 th F FFFFFF S SSSSSS 12 th F FFFFFF S SSSSSS
How many classes do students take?
Six Classes Per Year X Four Years = 24 Carnegie Units (yearlong courses or its equivalent)
What is required to graduate? 23 Carnegie Units Divided up into specific course or subject requirements
What is required to graduate? (The following is on the handout titled Graduation Requirements)
What is required to graduate? 4 years of English/Language Arts 4 years of Math 4 years of Science 3 years of Social Studies 1 semester of Health 1 semester of PE (Personal Fitness)* 3 years of of Fine Arts/World Language/Career Tech
The remaining five Carnegie Units are electives.
English/Language Arts YearCourse Choices 9 th Honors 9 th Grade Lit or On-level 9 th grade Lit 10 th Honors 10 th Grade Lit or On-level 10 th grade Lit 11 th AP Language or Honors American Lit or On-level American Lit 12 th AP Literature or College English or On-level 12 th Grade Lit
Mathematics YearCourse Choices
Mathematics YearCourse Choices Coordinate Algebra Analytic Geometry Advanced Algebra PLUS AMDM OR Pre-Calculus AND/OR AP Calculus (A/B or B/C) OR AP Statistics AND/OR Georgia Tech Calculus II
Science Required: Biology Physical Science (10 th ) or Physics (12 th ) Chemistry One additional science
Science (usual sequence) YearCourse Choices 9 th Honors Biology or Biology 10 th Honors Chemistry or Chemistry 11 th Physics or AP Physics 12 th Optional Science (often AP level)
Science (usual sequence) YearCourse Choices 9 th Honors Biology or Biology 10 th Honors Chemistry or Chemistry 11 th Optional Science (often at the AP level) --AP Chemistry is usually taken in 11 th grade 12 th Physics or AP Physics
Science (usual sequence) Science Electives—AP Level AP Computer Science AP Chemistry AP Biology AP Environmental Science (AP Physics is taken in place of Physics graduation requirement)
Social Studies Required Courses: World History (year long, 10th) U.S. History (year long, 11th) American Government (semester long) Economics (semester long) ALL CAN BE TAKEN AT THE AP LEVEL FOR GRADUATION
Social Studies AMDM OR Pre-Calculus AND/OR YearCourse Choices 9 th None required (AP Electives) 10 th World History OR AP World History 11 th U.S. History OR AP U.S. History 12 th Economics & Government OR AP Economics & AP Gov’t
Social Studies Other Social Studies AP Electives: AP Psychology AP Comparative Government (one semester) AP Microeconomics (one semester) AP Human Geography (9 th only) AP Government (9 th —year, 12 th semester)
Other Academic Electives Science Social Studies English Also, TAG!
TAG Directed Study Available at all grade levels A self-directed course with guidance from a teacher Meets daily Elective credit received Number grade earned
TAG Career Internship Available to TAG juniors and seniors in good standing A student may take up to four internships (each is one semester long). Prerequisite – Hire Me! seminar
World Language Not a graduation requirement BUT it is a college admissions requirement! AP Level: French, Spanish, Latin
If selective colleges require 7+ AP courses, how/where can they fit all those in their schedules?
Four Year Plan English/ Language Arts Social Studies MathematicsScience Foreign Language Career Tech/Fine Arts PE/HealthOther Electives 9 th F FFFFFF S SSSSSS 10 th F FFFFFF S SSSSSS 11 th F FFFFFF S SSSSSS 12 th F FFFFFF S SSSSSS AP World History AP U.S. History AP Economics AP U.S. Government AP Calculus or AP Statistics Elective Science at AP Level AP Electives: AP Psychology AP Music Theory AP French, etc. AP Electives: AP Computer Science AP Comparative Gov’t (and more!) Freshman APs: Human Geog. or Amer. Gov’t AP Language AP Literature