Graduation Requirements English4.0 credits Social Science2.0 credits (Must pass US History) Math3.0 credits Science2.0 credits Health/PE 3.5 credits Consumer Ed.5 credits Electives9.0 credits Constitution Test ________ 24 Total Credits
CREDITS Credit is based on semester grade D (60%) Minimum grade for passing and receiving credit Each semester class = ½ credit To be a…You must have… It’s recommended you have… Sophomore5 Credits6 credits Junior11 Credits12 credits Senior17 Credits18 credits HS graduate 24 CreditsREQUIRED TO HAVE 24 CREDITS!!!
Typical Sophomore Schedule English II US History Math Science Physical Education Elective Study Hall or another elective
English Course currently taking Grade in the courseCourse to take next year English IB or higher and teacher recommendation Honors English II English IAny gradeEnglish II Honors English IC or higherHonors English II Honors English ID or FEnglish II
Social Studies US History (1 year) Pass the Constitution Test
Science Course currently taking Grade in the courseCourse to take next year No Science courseBiology Honors Biology Completion of Algebra IChemistry Biology Honors Biology B or higher in Algebra IHonors Chemistry
PE Drivers Ed if you didn’t take it this year Options: –*Foundations of Fitness* –Fitness and Sports (Team PE) –Lifetime Fitness and Exercise (Individual PE) –Personal Development –Dance Fitness –Water & Land Activities –Advanced Aquatics –Swim Guard –*Lifestyle Management (a full year course!!)* *You must take a *class prior to enrollment of other PE courses.
Math Current CourseCurrent GradeNext Year’s Course Pre AlgebraDAlgebra 1 DGeometry Algebra 1Any gradeGeometry Algebra 1AHonors Geometry GeometryC or DElementary Algebra 2 GeometryC or higherAlgebra 2 GeometryA & A in Algebra 1Honors Algebra 2 Honors GeometryC or DAlgebra 2 Honors GeometryC or higherHonors Algebra 2 Elementary Algebra 2B or higherCollege Algebra Trigonometry Algebra 2C or higherCollege Algebra Trigonometry Finite/Prob&Stats Honors Algebra 2B or higherHonors Pre-Calculus Finite/Prob&Stats AP Stats Honors Pre-CalculusB or higher or Passing grade AP Calculus AB or BC Finite/Prob&Stats
CONSUMER EDUCATION- STATE OF ILLINOIS REQUIREMENT Successful completion of any of the following courses/programs fulfills the State Consumer Education requirement for high school graduation: · Introduction to Business (9, 10) – 1 year · Consumer Education (11, 12) - 1 semester · Personal Invest & Finance (11, 12) – 1 semester · Agribusiness Management (11, 12)—1 year · ICE (Work) program (11, 12) – 1 year
Sophomore Electives Agriculture (Intro to Ag offered in 2015-2016) Art Business (can now enroll in Web Page Design as 10 th ) Family and Consumer Science Foreign Language Music (American Popular Music) Technology
What’s Next? January 6-16 – YOU will use Career Cruising to enter course requests January 13-15: Counselors available in Lab 33 over lunch hours January 16—all requests MUST be SUBMITTED February 27: Copy of course requests mailed home
Changes? March 20 : Last day to make a change in your course selection See your counselor to make a course request change
Exceptions after March 20 (Found in Career to Course Guide: Page 5) Conflicts Successful completion of summer school courses. Failure to meet course prerequisite. Driver Education changes for students placed in wrong semester because of age or course failures. Scheduling conflicts due to computer error. Missing requirement for university admission
Log-in info for Career Cruising Username: U5-your SIS # Password: the one you set in ROC HR OR If this is your 1 st time logging in, you will use your date of birth in this format mmddyyyy Link to Career Cruising found on NCHS Guidance Website