Presentation on theme: "Course Selection 2014-2015 Class of 2017. Course Selection Process We will be sharing information about courses with you today. o Don't be afraid to ask."— Presentation transcript:
Course Selection Process We will be sharing information about courses with you today. o Don't be afraid to ask questions. o The courses you request determines what courses are offered the following year. CHOOSE CAREFULLY!! o There are no schedule changes (except for graduation requirements) What Students Need to Do... o Review your transcript to see what courses you need (you can see it on Infinite Campus-- in the student portal) o Choose your 6 requests and 4 alternates (if you don't choose we choose for you) o Have your core area (English, math, science, social studies) teachers confirm your selection by signing your registration form o Have your parents sign your registration form o Students will be entering their requests in the computer labs starting next week– be prepared. You will return forms to your English teacher.
Credit Requirements AZ University Requirements: (In addition to DUSD) 4 English 4 Math (Camb 1-2, Camb 3-4, Alg 3-4 & 1 course with Alg 3-4 as a pre-req) 3 Lab Science 2 Social Studies (US History and Economics) 2 World Language (same language) 1 Fine Arts Graduation Requirements: 22 Credits to Graduate 4 English 4 Math 3 Science 3 Social Studies 1 PE 1 CTE or Fine Art 6 Electives See your course selection sheet for additional requirements.
Cambridge Core Courses English : Choose 1 of the following... Cambridge English Literature or Cambridge English Literature Honors* Math : Choose 1 of the following... Cambridge Math 3-4 or Cambridge Math 3-4 Honors* Science : Choose 1 of the following... Cambridge Chemistry or Cambridge Chemistry Honors* Social Studies : Choose 1 of the following... Cambridge US History or Cambridge US History Honors*
Core Area Electives Social Studies 1.0 Credit (full year) Psychology 0.5 Credit (1 semester) US Justice Human Rights World Cultures English 0.5 Credit (1 semester) Mythology Short Stories Creative Writing If choosing.5 credit electives, you must choose two courses (.5 +.5= 1.0). You can choose a.5 English and a.5 Social Studies
Spanish Spanish 1-2: (No prior Spanish experience) Spanish 3-4: Spanish 5-6H: Dual Enrollment eligible course AP Spanish: Dual Enrollment eligible course/ AP Exam Spanish for Native Speakers - fluent Spanish speaker All world language courses include speaking, reading, writing and listening. 2.0 credits of the same language are required for university acceptance. World Language
American Sign Language 1-2 This class will introduce the fundamentals of American Sign Language used by the Deaf Community including the basic vocabulary, syntax, finger spelling and grammatical non-manual signals. This course will focus on communicative competence. It will develop gestural skills as foundation for American Sign Language. 2.0 credits of the same language are required for university acceptance.
Physical Education Lifetime Sports Requires successful completion of Boys/Girls PE or Performing Arts 10th - 12th grade co-ed course Topics: Pickle ball, lacrosse, golf, archery, field hockey, horseshoes, bocce ball and fitness. Aerobics Requires successful completion of Boys/Girls PE or Performing Arts 10th - 12th grade co-ed course Aerobics, P90X, Tae Bo, Pilates, Fitness Journals, etc Physical Conditioning Requires successful completion of Boys/Girls PE or Performing Arts 10th - 12th grade co-ed course Class is a combination of weight training and conditioning concepts
The Arts Fine Arts Ceramics Intro to Art Drawing Performing Arts Dance Marching and Concert Band Percussion Choir Guitar Piano Theatre
Visual Arts Intro to Art : drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking– elements and principles Drawing 1-2*: applying skills used in Intro to Art and adding new techniques *intro to art is a pre-req Drawing 3-4*: portfolio development *drawing 1-2 is a pre-req
Ceramics Ceramics 1-2: covers basic hand building and glaze techniques through a variety of sculptural and functional objects Ceramics 3-4*: more in-depth hand building techniques, exploration of surface quality and introduction to wheel throwing (*Ceramics 1-2 is a pre-req) Ceramics 5-6*: wheel throwing
Dance Beginning Dance Intermediate Dance Advanced Dance Students must complete the courses in sequence or have permission of the instructor to skip levels Courses covers jazz, tap, ballet, modern, hip hop and choreography Students have multiple opportunities for performance
Choir Mixed Choir: Introductory class Concert Choir: Traveling performance group. Students have opportunities to compete for ratings
Instrumental Marching Band/Concert Band : students have performance requirements and opportunities Concert Percussion : (Drum Line) students have performance requirements and opportunities Guitar : students have an opportunity to play a variety of styles of music. Performance opportunities Piano1-2: learn to play the piano while developing your knowledge of music theory Piano 3-4: an intermediate/advanced piano course
ROTC MISSION TO MOTIVATE YOU TO BE A BETTER CITIZEN o Learn how to lead o Full college ROTC scholarship available o Summer Leadership Camp available Military Opportunities o Advance Promotion Army / Navy / Air Force E-3 Marine Corps E-2 o More rank equals more Money! Help us Help you achieve your GOALS! Dysart High School Demon Battalion
Arts and Communication Audio/Visual Technologies TV/Broadcast Production 1-2 (9,10,11,12) o Produce DHS “news” reports, public service announcements (PSAs) & short video features TV/Media Productions 1-2 Must have passed TV/Broadcasting 1-2 or Digital Communications 1-2 o Visual Effects Class - short videos, films, and shows for television o Create video projects for campus events o Be the “official” videographers for all DHS sports and have videos broadcast on AIA365.com Yearbook! (Graphic Arts Production 1-2 through 5-6) o Create the only “project” that lasts... and lasts: our YEARBOOK! o Become a journalist who loves to GET STORIES FROM PEOPLE, MAKE AMAZING PHOTOS, WRITE FUN STORIES, AND DESIGN PROFESSIONAL LAYOUTS.
Arts and Communication Digital Communications 1-2 (No Pre-req) (open to 9,10,11,12) o Explore digital photography and photo editing (Adobe Photoshop); create your own photos/photo art and build your portfolio o Use Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign to create original art and professional layouts o Learn video production and editing o Project-based, “hands on” learning Photo Imaging 1-2, 3-4, 5-6 (No pre-req) o Learn to tell your story with photographs using “pro” equipment o Make great images on purpose... not by accident! o Learn digital videography o Become the personal & event photographer for real-world clients o Earn Adobe Photoshop certification! o Get Dual Enrollment college credits!
Auto Technology Auto and Engine 1-2 An introduction to automotive systems covering the basics in brakes, steering /suspension, electronics, and engine performance. Employability skills are also embedded in the core curriculum. Auto and Engine 3-4 Pre-requisite: Auto 1-2 This phase is focused on preparing students to pass the Arizona End-of-Program and ASE certification tests.This course will identify career opportunities related to the Automotive Industry. Employability skills are embedded in the core curriculum and include career-related organizations (SkillsUSA)
Business and Marketing School Store Operations 1-2 (No Pre-Req) Overview of marketing Control and operate the “Hot Spot” School Store Dual Enrollment (3 College Credits) Computer Applications (No Pre-Req) Personal and Business knowledge of all Microsoft Office software applications. Money Management for Business and Personal Use 1-2 (No Pre- Req) Introduction to ALL Microsoft Office products Projects will include simulations of real-life business and marketing applications of the Microsoft Office software. Entrepreneurship Honors (No Pre-Req– Money Management Recommended) Owning, operating, and marketing your own business Marketing Management School Store 3-4 Honors (Pre-Req: School Store) Preparation for career in Marketing Manager and assisting in the day to day operations of the School Store
Medical Foundations/Sports Medicine 1st Year: Medical Foundations 1-2 2nd Year: Sports Medicine 1-2 (Pre-Req: Med Found) 3rd Year: Sports Medicine 3-4 Honors 1st Year: Medical Foundations 1-2 Medical Ethics/Law Diseases/Disorders Emergency Medicine Health and Wellness Human Anatomy Trip to Grand Canyon University to see human cadavers CPR/First Aid certification HOSA Club 2 nd & 3 rd Year: Sports Medicine Nutrition Preventative Taping Weight Training Aerobic Exercise Human Anatomy Athletic Injuries Weight Management Flexibility Fitness Assessments CPR/First Aid re-certification