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1 Specific Course Questions ACADEMIC ADVISEMENT AND THE COURSE SELECTION PROCESS MOUNT DE SALES ACADEMY

2 AP COURSE SELECTION  Which student is likely to get into UGA early?  A. 4.0 GPA, 1 AP Course  B. 3.9 GPA, 2 AP Courses  C GPA, 3 AP Courses  D. 3.8 GPA, 4 AP Courses  E. 3.5 GPA, 5 AP Courses HOPE and many GA schools will add.5 point for AP courses in the GPA calculation. 85 in AP Government= 3.5 GPA

3 AP COURSE SELECTION FOR SENIORS  AP Art History  AP English Literature  AP Biology  AP Physics  AP Spanish  AP Government  AP Economics  AP Computer Science  AP Psychology  AP European History  AP Calculus AB or BC  AP Statistics  Meet the prerequisites and register with no hiccups.  If not, you must file a petition in the Upper School Office.  If you do not file a petition and do not meet the prerequisites, you will be dropped from the course.

4  Selecting AP courses  Guarantees credit at most universities with an AP score  Considered by colleges as the most rigorous option for high school students  If you do not meet the prerequisite and you do not complete the course waiver, you will be placed in an alternate course. COURSE SELECTION PHILOSOPHY BUILDING YOUR RESUME

5  Free Tuition ($12,000+ value)  Free Access to Mercer Facilities (Bear Card)  You pay a $51 Technology Fee + Books  You need a 3.25 ACADEMIC GPA, SAT of 1060 (CR + Math) or higher, a recommendation from Dr. Franklin/Mr. Rollins, a parent recommendation.  You receive 4 full credits, not 2

6  MWF TR  Microeconomics Macroeconomics  Foundations of Education Adolescent Health/Develop  Multivariable Calculus Gendered Lives  Survey of American Literary Masters  (must have a 4 or higher on AP Language) See Mercer’s Online Catalogue for Course Descriptions

7 Mercer Courses/Student Assistant Program (Internship)

8 COLLEGE ENGLISH  Listed as an Honors class  Free Tuition BUT uses HOPE hours  Receive credit for two college courses, English 1101 and English 1102  You need a 3.0 ACADEMIC GPA, 970 SAT (CR + Math)  MUST have met the SAT Requirement by June, preferably March

9  General Education Requirements  Area A: Essential Skills - (9 Credit Hours)  ENGL Composition I 1 ENGL Composition I  ENGL Composition II 2 ENGL Composition II  Choose One of the Following:  MATH Introduction to Mathematical Modeling 3, 4, 5 MATH Introduction to Mathematical Modeling  or  MATH College Algebra 3, 4, 5 MATH College Algebra  or  MATH College Trigonometry 3, 4, 5 MATH College Trigonometry  or  MATH Precalculus 3, 4, 5 MATH Precalculus GEORGIA CORE CURRICULUM

10  Area D: Science, Mathematics, and Technology – (10 to 11 Credit Hours) Choose One of the Following:  MATH Elementary Applied Calculus 11, 12 MATH Elementary Applied Calculus  or  MATH Elementary Statistics 11, 12 MATH Elementary Statistics  or  MATH Calculus I 11, 12 MATH Calculus I GEORGIA CORE CURRICULUM

11  Area E: Social Sciences – (12 Credit Hours)  POLS American Government in a Global Perspective 1 POLS American Government in a Global Perspective  ECON Global Economics 2, 3, 4 ECON Global Economics  or  ECON Principles of Microeconomics 2, 3, 4 ECON Principles of Microeconomics  HIST Introduction To World History HIST Introduction To World History  HIST America Since 1890 HIST America Since 1890 GEORGIA CORE CURRICULUM

12  Must Take these Courses as a Sequence  Listed as an Honors class  Free Tuition BUT uses HOPE hours  Receive credit for two college courses, Math 1111 and Math 1107  You need a 550 Math SAT or 24 Math ACT  MUST have met the SAT Requirement by June, preferably March  All dual enrollment courses buy you time in college and give you academic freedom. COLLEGE ALGEBRA AND COLLEGE STATISTICS

13  On-line registration begins TODAY. You may log-in to PowerSchool to begin the process after 3:00 p.m.  Registration materials are available on Moodle.  Students must select courses BEFORE Monday, March, 19 th.  A copy of your course requests will be mailed to your parents before the end of the school year.  If you don’t complete the registration process on-line, we will complete a schedule for you at our discretion. You will be guaranteed only required courses for graduation---no elective course offerings. COMPLETING THE COURSE SELECTION PROCESS


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