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1 CLASS REGISTRATION 2015-16 Grade 11

2 VIEWING COURSE DESCRIPTIONS ONLINE The registration handbook is available on the Aitkin Public Schools website

3 Go to High School – Guidance Office Registration Information and Forms tab.

4 Select “Registration Handbook”

5 ADVANCED ANIMAL SCIENCE (Offered 2015-16) Course No.:AGR 7600 Open to:Grades 10-12 Length/Credit:1 quarter-.5 Science credit Bridges Academy:Pre-Veterinarian Class size limit:22 Prerequisite: AGR 7250 – Introduction to Animal Science Description:This course is designed for students interested in becoming a veterinarian, rancher, trainer or animal science researcher. Anatomy, nutritional needs, reproduction, genetics and care will be studied. Units will be designed from domestic animals (i.e. horses, etc.). Parts of the Course Description Only register for classes open to your grade! If the course you are registering for has a prerequisite, be sure you have taken that class(es) or have gotten instructor approval. Some courses will only be offered alternate years. That will be noted here. If this course satisfies a requirement for a Bridges Academy, that will be listed here. Length of class and credit type. Be sure to put the course name and course number on your form.

6 When filling out your worksheet: Put Full Year courses on a line in each quarter. Course Number and Course Name on your form, if a course has more than one number, write them all in. You must fill in a class on every line. Do NOT put “Lunch” as a class.

7 Graduation Requirements 51 combination trimester and semester credits Total Credits Required for the CLASS of 2017: Language Arts~ 4 years English 9 – 3 trimester credits English 10 – 2 semester credits or 2 semesters of Lit. Strategies English 11 – 1 semester credit English 12 - 1 semester credit English electives – 4 total quarter credits Junior and Senior year

8 Social Studies~ 4 years Western Civilization/World History – 3 trimester credits American History – 2 semester credits World Culture/Geography – 2 semester credits or college equivalent Civics 12 – 1 semester or college equivalent Economics 12 – 1 semester credit or College Economics Mathematics~ 3 years Algebra I - 1 year – Geometry or Basic Geometry – 2 or 3 credits Intro to Statistics – 1 credit Algebra II or Basic Algebra II – 1 year ***See your math teacher before you fill out your registration form to find out which math classes you should register for. Graduation Requirements, cont.

9 Science ~ 3 years Physical Science 9 – 3 trimester credits Biology – 2 semester credits Chemistry or Physics– 2 semester credits Physical Education/Health Physical Education 9/10 – 2 credits Health – 1 credit Fine Arts ~ 1 year 1 year equivalent of trimester or semester credits Elective Credits 13 or 14 trimester and semester credits Graduation Requirements, cont.

10 Band/Choir Band and Choir will again be offered the same period. You can take band or choir or both. They will count as one year long elective. Both of these courses are a FULL YEAR commitment. A signature from you and your parent will be required that you understand you will not be able to drop this course at any point next year.

11 College in the Schools (CIS)  College in the Schools (CIS) courses are college courses taught in our school by our staff.  Students may earn UMD and/or Central Lakes College credits.

12 College in the Schools Course Offerings: ONE SEMESTER COURSES Human Biology American Lit I** American Lit II** Cultural Geography** Intro to Sociology** General Psychology** FULL YEAR COURSES: College Chemistry College Physics College Algebra College Pre-Calculus College Concert Choir College Concert Band **Cultural Geography plus one additional college social course may be taken in place of World Cultures/Geography ** College English courses: These courses may be taken instead of English 11 and English electives

13 CIS Course Requirements  GPA 3.0 or greater for Juniors (2.5 for Seniors)  Take the Accuplacer exam and meet the appropriate cut-off scores  College Math courses: You will need to meet the cut- off score in order to receive college credit. If you do not meet the cut-off score this spring, you will have an opportunity to take the exam again next January. If you do not meet the cut-off score at that time, you will only receive high school credit for the class. 11th grade students who wish to take College in the Schools (CITS) courses must meet the following criteria:

14 Additional Information  Plan well for the entire year.  Courses you choose will be FINAL.  Some electives may not be offered if there aren’t enough students enrolled.  If a schedule change is necessary, you will need to complete a Drop/Add form. Please discuss your course choices with your parent(s)/guardian(s) before completing your registration form.

15 REMINDER: When filling out your registration worksheet, remember to put the course number AND name on your form. This will speed up the registration process. You must choose 1 alternate class for each quarter and list them on your registration form. Do not use classes that have already been listed in your regular requests. If you do not choose alternates – we will do it for you. It is important you make your choices carefully and return your registration form by Friday, Feburary 20th.

16 PLEASE NOTE: It is YOUR responsibility to know what you need for graduation and to make sure that you are scheduled for those classes. The office is here to help you with this process. You may make an appointment at any time to go over your transcript and schedule.

17 Your signed registration must be returned to the Guidance Office by: Registration Form Due Date Friday February 20, 2015

18 THANK YOU! If you have questions, see Mr. Balsley before the registration deadline.

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