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Course Selection and Registration Class of 2016 February 2015 Grade 12 Counselors Patty Devecka (A-K) Suzanne Lyke (L-Z)
Timeline February 2 nd - 13th - Counselors in SS classes February 2 nd – March 2nd - Online registration Mid-March – Course selections mailed home March 31 st – Last opportunity to make changes before summer Late July – Schedules posted online Early August – Last chance to request changes before school starts. Students need to check their SCASD email!
Registration Considerations What do you need to meet graduation requirements? What do you need to meet college admission requirements? How can you choose courses that will help you explore and/or develop your interests? How can you keep a healthy balance in your life?
4 Minimum Graduation Requirements 4 Credits Each Of English And Social Studies 3 Credits Each Of Science And Math Physical Education Each Year In High School – 1.8 credits Health – 1 credit In-Class Driver’s Education -.2 credits Electives – at least 5.5 credits Graduation Project 20 Community Service Hours Must Have A Total Of 22.5 Credits
Credits Credits At the end of 11 th grade, you should have: 3 Credits of English 3 Credits of Social Studies 3 Credits of Science 3 Credits of Math 3 Courses of PE = 1.40 credits 1 or 2 Courses of Health =.5 - 1 credit In-class Driver’s education =.20 credits Total Credits 14.50 minimum to move to grade 12 Total Credits 14.50 minimum to move to grade 12
College Admission Considerations Colleges Have Different Requirements –World Language - at least 2 years of the same language –Math – do you need Trig or higher? –Science – any special requirements? –Fine Arts – some schools require a credit Requirements For NCAA Military Academies - Call Congressman Thompson’s office at 814-353-0218
English AP English Literature & Composition – Y205 CP English 12 – Y204 English 12 – Y203 Year long Courses (Choose One Course) Semester Courses (Choose Two Courses) College Writing CP English F/S 233 Modern Classics CP English F/S225 Speech & Debate CP English F/S210 Film and Media CP English* F/S224 SciFi/Fantasy CP English F/S 226 Creative Writing CP English F/S219 * Not NCAA Approved OR
Social Studies Choose two – each is.5 credit AP Euro Hist: 1450 - F513 AP Euro Hist: 1815 - S514 AP Government - F/S520 AP Comparative Government - F/S499 AP Psychology - F/S 524 Adv. Economics - F/S506 African American History* - F/S580 Current Issues - F/S 507 Economics - F/S 505 Sociology - F/S 503 Psychology - F/S523 Democracy in Action - F/S 525 Business Law 1 - F/S608 Business Law 2/Ethics* - F/S598 * NOT NCAA Approved
Math Algebra 2* - Y384 Precalculus -Y357 Adv. Precalculus - Y358 Adv. Honors Precalculus - Y359 Functions & Trig - Y354 Introductory Calculus - Y360 AP Calculus AB - Y361 AP Calculus BC - Y362 AP Computer Science* - Y366 AP Statistics - Y363 Advanced Topics Math - Y377 * NOT NCAA Approved
Science Physics 1 - Y460 AP Physics 1+ - Y461 AP Physics C – M & EM - Y462 Integrated Chemistry and Physics - Y456 Adv. Chemistry 2 - Y459 Adv. Oceanography - S471 Adv. Geology - F468 Adv. Genetics - S454 Adv. Microbiology - F453 Environmental Science - Y455 Environmental Science I - Y472 Adv. Physics and Engineering AET - Y479 Anatomy and Physiology - Y753 Res. Science and Engineering - Y476
Physical Education and Health PE Required Every Year For One Semester Health Jr.-Sr. WellnessJr.-Sr. Wellness Wake Up Jr.-Sr. Wellness (fall only – 7-7:45 a.m.)Wake Up Jr.-Sr. Wellness (fall only – 7-7:45 a.m.) Virtual Health 2Virtual Health 2 Select PE Offered Each Semester For.4 Credits Select PE Offered Each Semester For.4 Credits Fitness and Exercise Science Fitness and Exercise Science Wake Up Select PE (F/S – 7-7:45 a.m) Wake Up Select PE (F/S – 7-7:45 a.m) Lifeguarding Lifeguarding Virtual Select PE Virtual Select PE
New Courses for 2015-2016 Adv. Architectural Drafting and Design 4 Information Technology Entrepreneurship Security +/Ethical Hacking – now a year long course Personal Training/Exercise Science/Sports Nutrition – 2 credit course – includes.5 credit PE and Health Journalism 1 – will now be a semester course for.5 credits – can be repeated
ELECTIVES Electives help you explore your interests and passions Anything beyond the basic required courses is considered an elective (i.e – a 4 th math credit) Consider CTC courses, Art, Music, Family and Consumer Science, Technology Education
Special Opportunities for 12th Grade Diversified Occupations Sign up for both Y690 (Class) and Co-op class (CWE) Sign up for both Y690 (Class) and Co-op class (CWE) Learning Enrichment - See Mrs. Rand or Mrs. Campbell Complete an Application by May 1 Complete an Application by May 1
Transcripts Make sure your transcript is accurate Is your personal information correct? Are all courses you have taken listed? Are grades correct? Is anything on twice? Are courses that you dropped still listed? If you repeated a failed course, has the E been removed? If you find errors, let your counselor know!
Timeline Reminder Make Course Selections by March 2 Changes to Recommended or Locked Courses require a parent signature Final Chance to make changes before summer – March 31 Mid-August - last chance to make changes before school starts. LOG ON NOW http://www.scasd.org/courserequests
Remember ! Make Sure You Have the Minimum Credits to Graduate Follow Your Teacher Recommendations Talk With Your Counselor, If You Have More Questions Talk Over Your Course Selection With Your Parents Get in the habit of checking your school email!