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*Classes containing course codes are College in the High School (CiHS). In CiHS courses, students 10th grade and above have the opportunity to register and pay for college credit in addition to earning high school credit. Some of these courses may necessitate summer coursework, which is highly recommended for student success.

**Classes containing "AP" are Advanced Placement (AP). In AP courses students will have the option to earn college credit through AP testing in the spring. Summer coursework is highly recommended for students to have success in these courses.​​
ENGLISH

English 1A/1B Honors
Description: This is a yearlong course for advanced students who can work at an accelerated rate of study. Students are placed in this course based on test scores and teacher recommendation. Students will read, analyze, and interpret a wide range of selections.
Available for: 9th graders
Graduation Requirements: English
Prerequisite(s): None

English 2A/2B Honors
Description: This is a yearlong course incorporating literature, composition, and communication. Literary skills are emphasized with the 10th grade benchmarks of the Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements in focus.
Available for: 10th graders
Graduation Requirements: English
Prerequisite(s): None

AP Language & Composition **
Description: The AP course in English Language and Composition engages students in becoming skilled readers of prose written in a variety of periods, disciplines, and rhetorical contexts and in becoming skilled writers who compose for a variety of purposes.
Available for: 10th & 11th graders
Graduation Requirements: English
Prerequisite(s): None

ENGL131: English Composition Exposition *
Description: Study and practice of good writing: topics derived from a variety of personal, academic, and public subjects. This is a College in the High School course. All students who take this course have the option to register and pay a reduced tuition to earn credit from the University of Washington.
Available for: 10th & 11th graders
Graduation Requirements: English
Prerequisite(s): None

AP Seminar **
Description: A foundational course that engages students in cross-curricular conversations that explore the complexities of academic & real-world topics & issues by analyzing divergent perspectives.
Available for: 11th graders
Graduation Requirements: English
Prerequisite(s): None

ENGL111: English Composition Literature *
Description: Study and practice of good writing; topics derived from reading and discussing stories, poems, essays, and plays. This is a College in the High School course. All students who take this course have the option to register and pay a reduced tuition to earn credit from the University of Washington.
Available for: 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: English
Prerequisite(s): None

AP Literature & Composition **
Description: The AP course in Literature and Composition should engage students in the careful reading and critical analysis of imaginative literature. This course includes the in-depth reading of works of recognized literary merit, from several genres and periods.
Available for: 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: English
Prerequisite(s): None

​​​AP Research **
Description: Although the topic of each research study will vary, the course requires students to plan and conduct a study or investigation. The course provides opportunities (activities/assignments) for students to understand principles of discipline-specific research methods (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, mixed), employ appropriate disciplinary research methods to develop, manage, and conduct an in-depth study or investigation in an area of student’s own interest, culminating in a 4000–5000 word paper (accompanied by an additional piece of scholarly work — where applicable — to be performed or exhibited), present (using appropriate media) and defend the research
design, approach, and findings to a panel, and document their processes and curate the artifacts of the development of their scholarly work in a portfolio.
Available for: 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: English
Prerequisite(s): Must take AP Seminar first
MATHE​MATICS​

Algebra 1A/1B
Description: Topics will include of operations on rational numbers, proportionality, graphing, solving of linear equations and inequalities, basic operations on polynomials, properties of exponents, introduction to basic probability, introduction to quadratics, and radical expressions and equations. Supplemental activities and problems will be assigned.
Available for: 9th graders
Graduation Requirements: Mathematics
Prerequisite(s): None

Geometry
Description: Topics will include the use of logic in establishing proofs concerned with relationships involving points and lines in two- and three-dimensional space. Also, basic postulates, parallel and perpendicular lines, construction, similarity, right triangles, circles, locus, construction, volume, surface area, and more.
Available for: 9th and 10th graders
Graduation Requirements: Mathematics
Prerequisite(s): None

Algebra 2A/2B
Description: Topics include linear and quadratic relationships, equation-solving algorithms and functions, and an introduction of matrix algebra, properties of exponents, exponential and logarithmic functions, polynomial behavior, rational expressions, The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, conic sections, and right triangle and circular trigonometry.
Available for: All grade levels
Graduation Requirements: Mathematics
Prerequisite(s): None

Pre-Calculus (MATH153 & MATH154) *
Description: A foundation course which stresses those algebraic and elementary function concepts together with the manipulative skills essential to the study of calculus. The second semester will have an emphasis on trigonometric functions, vectors, systems of equations, the complex numbers, and an introduction to analytic geometry. This is a College in the High School course. All students who take this course have the option to register and pay a reduced tuition to earn credit from Central Washington University.
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Mathematics
Prerequisite(s): None

AP Calculus AB (MATH172 & MATH173) */**
Description: Theory, techniques, and applications of differentiation and integration of the elementary functions. This is a College in the High School course. All students who take this course have the option to register and pay a reduced tuition to earn credit from Central Washington University. This is also an Advanced Placement course. All students will have the opportunity to earn college credit through AP testing in the spring.
Available for: 11th and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Mathematics
Prerequisite(s): None

AP Calculus BC **
Description: Course covers topics of sequences and series. The AP course covers topics in differential and integral calculus, including concepts and skills of limits, derivatives, definite integrals, Fundamental Theorem. The course teaches students to approach calculus concepts & problems.
Available for: 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Mathematics
Prerequisite(s): None

Trig/Stats
Description: The course will meet the needs of students who need to complete a third or fourth year of mathematics, but do not need a formal pre-calculus course or advanced statistics course. Trig/Stats acquaints students with the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students will frequently work on projects involving the hands-on gathering and analysis of real world data.
Available for: 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Mathematics
Prerequisite(s): None

Bridge to College Mathematics
Description: Designed for seniors who require an alternate pathway to meeting math proficiency on the WA State Learning Standards. It prepares students for entrance into college level mathematics courses. The course addresses key learning standards essential for college.
Available for: 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Mathematics
Prerequisite(s): Not Met Standard on SBA

Financial Algebra
Description: This class meets the third-year requirement. Financial Algebra includes the decision-making process, financial aspects of career planning, financial management, income analysis, budgeting techniques, savings and investment strategies.
Available for: 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Mathematics
Prerequisite(s): None
SCIENCE

Biology
Description: Unit 1: Ecosystems: Interactions and Energy; Unit 2: Energy and Matter in Organisms: Photosynthesis and Respiration; Unit 3: Evolution; Unit 4: Genetics: Inheritance and Variation of Traits; Unit 5: From Cells to Organisms: Structure, Function, and Growth;  Unit 6: Ecosystem Stability and Human Impacts.
Available for: 9th graders
Graduation Requirements: Science (Lab)
Prerequisite(s): None

Chemistry
Description: Chemistry is the study of the composition, structure and properties of matter and energy.  In this course students will explore the topics of: safety in the laboratory, scientific measurement, mathematical application, data analysis, evaluation of laboratory evidence, laboratory work, particle and energy behaviors, element features, atomic theory, chemical reactions and the relationship of chemistry to climate and the ocean.
Available for: 10th graders
Graduation Requirements: Science (Lab)
Prerequisite(s): None

CHEM110: Preparation for General Chemistry *
Description: Chemistry is the study of the composition, structure and properties of matter and energy. In this course students will explore the topics of: safety in the laboratory, scientific measurement and data collection, mathematical application, data analysis, evaluation of laboratory evidence, particle and energy behaviors, element features, atomic theory and atomic structure, properties of light energy, electron configurations, mole conversions and gas behaviors. This course has a significant amount of homework. Students are required to have a scientific calculator. This is a College in the High School course. All students who take this course have the option to register and pay a reduced tuition to earn credit from University of Washington.
Available for: 10th graders
Graduation Requirements: Science (Lab)
Prerequisite(s): Must be concurrently enrolled in Algebra 2A/2B or higher.

Physics
Description: This course will explore the sciences of motion, forces, energy and nuclear physics; and the relationship of these concepts to earth and space systems.
Available for: 11th graders
Graduation Requirements: Science (Lab)
Prerequisite(s): None

BIOL100: Introductory Biology *  (Addiction & the Brain)
Description: This course explores the nervous system and its involvement in addiction. Topics that are also covered include genetic links to addiction and pharmacology (the branch of medicine concerned with the uses, effects, and modes of action of drugs.) This course is recommended for students who are interested in neuroscience or psychology. The pace is rigorous and independent study is required. This is a College in the High School course. All students who take this course have the option to register and pay a reduced tuition to earn credit from University of Washington.
Available for: 11th & 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Science (Lab)
Prerequisite(s): None; Recommended 'B' or better in Biology and Chemistry

BIOL118: Survey of Physiology *
Description: This course surveys the internal and external structure of the human body, and the physical relationships between body parts, as well as how these parts perform their vital functions. The pace is rigorous and independent study is required. It is recommended for students who are interested in pursuing careers in the medical field. This is a College in the High School course. All students who take this course have the option to register and pay a reduced tuition to earn credit from University of Washington.
Available for: 11th & 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Science (Lab)
Prerequisite(s): None; Recommended 'B' or better in Biology and Chemistry

AP Chemistry **
Description: This course prepares students for the College Board Advanced Placement Chemistry exam held in May. Students study a variety of topics including chemical names and formulas, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, solution chemistry, thermochemistry, gases, rates of reactions, bonding, molecular properties, intermolecular forces, equilibrium, chemical periodicity, acids and bases, buffers, solubility and electrochemistry. Laboratory work and detailed laboratory reports will accompany the topics. This course has an unusually large amount of daily homework. Students are required to have a scientific calculator. Students scoring above average on the AP exam may receive college/university credit.
Available for: 11th & 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Science (Lab)
Prerequisite(s): Must have successfully completed CHEM110, OR students take a test on a summer assignment that reviews CHEM110 at the beginning of the course.

AP Physics 1 (PHYS111 & PHYS112) */**
Description: This an algebra-based study of the interaction between matter and energy. This course is designed to provide the student with a college-level, non-calculus-based, introduction to the study of Physics. At the completion of the course, all students will be well prepared to take the AP Physics 1 exam. In this course, students will explore the topics of kinematics, dynamics, energy, momentum and bridge engineering. The course will continue to use and reinforce the topics of safety in the laboratory, scientific measurement and data/number management, data analysis, evaluation of laboratory evidence.  This course has a significant amount of homework. Students are required to have a scientific calculator. Students scoring above average on the AP exam may receive college credit. This is a College in the High School course. All students who take this course have the option to register and pay a reduced tuition to earn credit from Central Washington University.
Available for: 11th & 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Science (Lab)
Prerequisite(s): Must be concurrently enrolled in Pre-Calculus or higher.
​​SOCIAL STUDIES

World History
Description: This course presents a study of selected events, individuals, groups, institutions, ideas, etc., dealing with the great civilizations in the history of the world. 
Available for: 10th graders
Graduation Requirements: Social Studies
Prerequisite(s): None

AP World History **
Description: AP World History is a course designed for college-bound students who wish to get a jump start on their college education by challenging themselves in high school and potentially earning college credit or advanced placement in college.
Available for: 10th graders
Graduation Requirements: Social Studies
Prerequisite(s): None

US History
Description: This required course is the survey of American history from exploration to the 20th century. This course will include pre-colonial background, the colonial society, the westward movement, the Civil War and reconstruction, and more.
Available for: 11th graders
Graduation Requirements: Social Studies
Prerequisite(s): None

AP US History **
Description: This is a challenging college-level course offering a deeper study of US History 1. Skills emphasis is placed on reading, essay writing and on the development of advanced analytical and critical thinking.
Available for: 11th graders
Graduation Requirements: Social Studies
Prerequisite(s): None

Civics
Description: Civics is a one semester required course of study of the American system of government. Areas of study include the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the federal government, as well as well as organization and functions of state and county.
Available for: 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Social Studies
Prerequisite(s): None

Contemporary World Problems
Description: Contemporary World Problemsis a one semester required course of study on the pervasive issues and global dynamics of our modern world. Topics range from political disputes and economic issues to environmental problems and cultural conflicts.
Available for: 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Social Studies
Prerequisite(s): None

AP US Government **
Description: AP US Government and Politics is a year-long course of study. The intent of this course is to increase understanding of the American political system, its framework, traditions and values.
Available for: 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Social Studies
Prerequisite(s): None
​​WORLD LANGUAGES

American Sign Language (ASL) 1A/1B
Description: In this class, students learn the basic concepts of American Sign Language as they explore the career of sign language interpreter. Focus is on understanding deaf culture through videos, guest speakers, etc.
Available for: 9th, 10th, and 11th graders
Graduation Requirements: World Language & CTE
Prerequisite(s): None

American Sign Language (ASL) 2A/2B
Description: Students continue to develop skills in American Sign Language as they explore the career of sign language interpreter. Focus is on understanding deaf culture through videos, guest speakers, and activities with deaf students.
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: World Language & CTE
Prerequisite(s): American Sign Language 1A/1B

American Sign Language (ASL) 3A/3B
Description: Students continue to develop skills in American Sign Language as they explore the career of sign language interpreter. Focus is on understanding deaf culture through videos, guest speakers, and activities with deaf students.
Available for: 11th & 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: World Language & CTE
Prerequisite(s): American Sign Language 2A/2B

French 1A/1B
Description: French 1 through 6 make up the first six semesters of the regular French program. All four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing are employed as they are used today throughout the French speaking world.
Available for: 9th, 10th, and 11th graders
Graduation Requirements: World Language
Prerequisite(s): None

French 2A/2B
Description: French 1 through 6 make up the first six semesters of the regular French program. All four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing are employed as they are used today throughout the French speaking world.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: World Language
Prerequisite(s): French 1A/1B

French 3A/3B
Description: French 1 through 6 make up the first six semesters of the regular French program. All four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing are employed as they are used today throughout the French speaking world.
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: World Language
Prerequisite(s): French 2A/2B

French 4A/4B
Description: French 7-10 build on the skills learned in French 1-6. Students are also introduced to literature in the forms of short stories, novels, poetry and current publications.
Available for: 11th and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: World Language
Prerequisite(s): French 3A/3B

French 5A/5B
Description: French 7-10 build on the skills learned in French 1-6. Students are also introduced to literature in the forms of short stories, novels, poetry and current publications.
Available for: 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: World Language
Prerequisite(s): French 4A/4B

Spanish 1A/1B (SPAN152 & SPAN153) * 
Description: Spanish 1 through 6 make up the first six semesters of the regular Spanish program. All four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing are employed as they are used today throughout the Spanish speaking world. This is a College in the High School course. All students in 10th, 11th, and 12th grade who take this course have the option to register and pay a reduced tuition to earn credit from Central Washington University.
Available for: 9th, 10th, and 11th graders
Graduation Requirements: World Language
Prerequisite(s): None

Spanish 2A/2B
Description: Spanish 1 through 6 make up the first six semesters of the regular Spanish program. All four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing are employed as they are used today throughout the Spanish speaking world.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: World Language
Prerequisite(s): Spanish 1A/1B

Spanish 3A/3B
Description: Spanish 1 through 6 make up the first six semesters of the regular Spanish program. All four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing are employed as they are used today throughout the Spanish speaking world.
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: World Language
Prerequisite(s): Spanish 2A/2B

Spanish 4A/4B
Description: Spanish 7-10 build on the skills learned in Spanish 1-6. Students are also introduced to literature in the forms of short stories, novels, poetry and current publications.
Available for: 11th and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: World Language
Prerequisite(s): Spanish 3A/3B
ARTS

Percussion Techniques
Description: Students will receive instruction on the fundamentals of playing an instrument. Emphasis is placed on memorization of the 12 major scales, chromatic scale, rudiments, proper tone production and tuning, sight-reading skills, and rhythmic concepts. 
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Art
Prerequisite(s): Minimum two years playing experience required

Cadet Band
Description: Expectations for students entering this applied music class include being able to read music and being able to play his/her instrument on band literature of Grade II Plus. Participation in all performances including concerts, marching band, and pep band.
Available for: 9th graders
Graduation Requirements: Art
Prerequisite(s): Minimum two years playing experience required

Symphonic Band
Description: Expectations for students entering this applied music class include performing with a refined sense of tone, balance, and blend while playing in complex time signatures and keys. Students in this class will focus on the continued refinement of blend.
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Art
Prerequisite(s): Minimum two years playing experience required

Concert Band
Description: Expectations for students entering this applied music class include being able to produce a mature tone on the instrument as well as being able to successfully read and perform music in complex time signatures and keys.
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Art
Prerequisite(s): Audition required

Jazz Band
Description: Jazz band is a select group designed for advanced players and students who want to expand their knowledge and experience in the jazz medium. Specific concepts to be addressed include improvisation, jazz history, and playing in a swing style.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Art
Prerequisite(s): Audition required - Zero Hour

Mixed Chorus
Description: This choir emphasizes music reading skills and vocal production as well as blend and balance within a mixed ensemble. Literature will be performed in four-part harmony and may be sung in languages other than English. Attendance at concerts is mandatory.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Art
Prerequisite(s): None

Treble Choir
Description: This class is open to girls with the desire to sing. The class emphasizes basic vocal production and music fundamentals while learning all fields of vocal literature. This class will provide the training necessary to audition for upper level choirs.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Art
Prerequisite(s): Audition required

Concert Choir
Description: Students must audition to become a member of this group. Concert Choir is an advanced singing group including students who are able to demonstrate their ability to sight-read; use correct posture, breath support, and vowel placement.
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Art
Prerequisite(s): Audition required

Jazz Choir
Description: Students must audition to become a member of this group. Jazz choir is a small, advanced ensemble involving students who have demonstrated excellent listening and sight-reading skills. This class will focus on learning choral music in the jazz style.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Art
Prerequisite(s): Audition required - Zero Hour

Orchestra
Description: Expectations for students entering this applied music class include being able to read music and being able to play his/her instrument. Members are expected to attend all performances and rehearsals. Participation in all performances is required.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Art
Prerequisite(s): Minimum two years playing experience required

Chamber Orchestra
Description: Expectations for students entering this applied music class include performing with a refined sense of tone, balance, and blend while playing in complex time signatures and keys.
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Art
Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission

Theater Production (Intro, Design, & Production)
Description: In Intro, student explore all aspects of the theatre. Students will learn about and experience the range of roles that individuals plan in creating a theatre production. These include technical staging, management, production and direction, and acting.  In Design, the class is designed to prepare students for a career in the technical and back stage aspects of theatre production. Building on the foundational skills and knowledge of Theatre Production - Intro and the experiences of Theatre Production.  In Production, this class gives students an opportunity to experience the challenges of staging a theatre production. Building on the knowledge of Intro to Theatre Production, this class offers students an opportunity to explore a variety of technical skills.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Art, CTE
Prerequisite(s): None

Intro Art 
Description: This course will appear on schedules as Intro to Ceramics/Tile, Intro Glass Art, Intro to Photography, or Intro Printmaking. Students will learn the elements and principles of design as they apply to commercial art. Students will develop the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for successful completion of additional classes in the Career and Technical Education.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Art, CTE
Prerequisite(s): None

Ceramics & Tile
Description: This course serves as an introduction to the materials, tools, skills, techniques and products associated with ceramics and tile. Students learn how to design three dimensionally, using the most basic and ancient material-clay.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Art, CTE
Prerequisite(s): Intro Art

Glass Art
Description: In this class, students will be introduced to a variety of glass techniques for installation in architectural settings. Techniques include stained, etched, foil and leaded glass. Students will explore color, light and design principles.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Art, CTE
Prerequisite(s): Intro Art

Illustration
Description: Students use observational skills to express their perception of the world. Focus on individual development of style and drawing skills as they communicate effectively to an audience.
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Art, CTE
Prerequisite(s): Application in the Guidance Office

AP Studio Art 2D
Description: This is a one year course for students interested in the practical experience of art through photography. At the end of the school year AP students will submit a portfolio for evaluation. May earn college credit.
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Art, CTE
Prerequisite(s): Intro Art

Photo Darkroom
Description: Professional Photography Darkroom students will learn to record events and people, and still photography; communicate ideas and information to an audience; and develop in a darkroom.
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Art, CTE
Prerequisite(s): Intro Art

Photography
Description: Professional Photography students will learn to record events and people via digital, still and video photography; communicate ideas and information to an audience; and develop an aesthetic vision.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Art, CTE
Prerequisite(s): Intro Art

Printmaking
Description: In printmaking, students will use a variety of methods and media to make multiple copies of an image. They will learn techniques ranging from traditional to contemporary, including wood cut, linoleum cut, silk screen, etching and lithography.​
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Art, CTE
Prerequisite(s): Intro Art​
CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Business & Marketing
Description: This class presents an overview of marketing —​ the business operations that connect a product or service to its user.  Students will learn skills and concepts such as the four P's of marketing, channels of distribution, sales, customer service, advertising.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: CTE
Prerequisite(s): None​

Entrepreneurship
Description: Students will learn how to be an entrepreneur, a person who operates a business enterprise. Simulations and hands-on applications will be used to learn about the risks and benefits of business ownership.​
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: CTE
Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission

Student Store
Description: This Marketing class allows students to explore the world of retailing by participating in operating the Student Store.  Learn about purchasing, inventory control, advertising sales, management, customer service through the textbook, and more.
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: CTE
Prerequisite(s): Business & Marketing, instructor permission

Yearbook / Publishing & Journalism
Description: This course focuses on the process of managing the creation, publication, and distribution of print and electronic books and other text products and prepares individuals to manage the editorial, technical, and business aspects of publishing operations.  ​
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: CTE, Art
Prerequisite(s): None

AP Computer Science Principles **
Description: Course introduces students to foundational concepts of computer science and challenges them to explore how computing & technology can impact the world. The AP program designed AP Computer Science Principles with goal of creating leaders in computer science fields.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: CTE, Science
Prerequisite(s): None

Accounting
Description: This course introduces students to basic accounting concepts and procedures. Students will define and apply general accounting principles and gain insight into how accountants exercise professional judgement. Topics include the analysis of business transactions, the nature of accounting cycles, how to maintain journals and ledgers and how to prepare income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements. This course also provides hands-on experience and practice utilizing computerized accounting applications.  Accounting 1 offers 5 Community College Credits.
Available for: 11th & 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: CTE
Prerequisite(s): None

Game Design 1
Description: Students in animation and gaming will use math and science to program a variety of game designs.  They will then test these designs and implement the programming language to produce interactive games.  This course uses a high level of math skill.​
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: CTE
Prerequisite(s): None

Microsoft IT Academy (1, 2, 3, & 4)
Description: Learn the core competencies for Word & Excel, which are necessary to earn the core Microsoft Office Specialist Certification.  Basic to intermediate activities in word processing and spreadsheets, as well as software integration skills. In upper levels of the course, you can earn certification in other applications in the Microsoft Office suite.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: CTE
Prerequisite(s): You must take Microsoft IT Academy 1-4 in sequential order

Broadcasting Media 1-2
Description: This course will introduce students to the business and craft of mass media. The student will become familiar with how radio, television, newspaper, Internet, pod-casting and blogs fit into the larger context of mass media.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: CTE
Prerequisite(s): None

Broadcasting Media 3-4 (Tiger News)
Description: Students will learn complex techniques and equipment use for broadcasting for television, newspaper, internet, pod-casting, and blogs fit into the larger context of mass media.
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: CTE
Prerequisite(s): Broadcasting Media 1-2

Tech Tools
Description: This is an exploratory course designed to teach students to use different Microsoft Office applications. Students will develop their computer skills while working to earn industry-recognized certifications (Microsoft Certification).
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: CTE
Prerequisite(s): None

Web Design 1
Description: These courses are introductory courses and are designed to give students experience working with the elements and principles of design and apply those principles to web page creation. 
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: CTE
Prerequisite(s): None

ProStart Culinary Arts 1-2
Description: Are you interested in a career in the hospitality industry? This class was developed with the Washington State Restaurant Association. Completion of the two-year program leads to industry-recognized certification.​
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: CTE, Art
Prerequisite(s): None

ProStart Culinary Arts 3-4
Description: This class is a continuation of ProStart Food Services 1-2. The program developed with the Washington State Restaurant Association. Completion of the two-year program leads to industry-recognized certification.​
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: CTE, Art
Prerequisite(s): None

Engineering Design (1, 2, 3, & Adv)
Description: This course introduces students to careers in engineering, architecture, or manufacturing. Students will study the fundamental principles of design technology. They will learn to use basic drawing equipment and make common types of drawings.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: CTE
Prerequisite(s): To take Engineering Design 2, you must have taken and passed Engineering Design 1. To take Engineering Design Adv, you must have taken and passed Engineering Design 2.

Wood Technology (1, 2, 3, & Adv)
Description: Students will learn how to plan & construct products made of wood such as bookcases, cabinets & boxes.  Topics to be covered include use of hand & power tools, shop safety, methods of construction, & more.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: CTE
Prerequisite(s): To take Wood Technology 2, you must have taken and passed Wood Technology 1. To take Wood Technology Adv, you must have taken and passed Wood Technology 2.

Navy JROTC
Description: This course includes units in military drill, uniform appearance, military bearing, etiquette, and leadership/followership principles.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: CTE
Prerequisite(s): None

Navy JROTC Drill
Description: Create armed and unarmed drill teams that compete well in competition. Students will apply principles and practices of close order drill movements, design complex marching movements, etc.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: CTE, Art
Prerequisite(s): None
HEALTH & FITNESS

Allied Health
Description: This is a gateway class to the Health & Human Services career pathway. In this class thinking & problem-solving skills will be used to address issues of concern to teenagers, including improving your image, getting along with your family, and more.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Health & CTE
Prerequisite(s): None

Ballet
Description: Students will be introduced to the terminology and techniques of ballet. Class will consist of barre, center, and traveling across the floor. Focus will be on proper alignment and execution of ballet steps.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Fitness & Art
Prerequisite(s): None

Body Conditioning
Description: This course is designed to give students insight and practical experience in the field of weight training and conditioning. Students learn to design and maintain individual conditioning programs based on their needs and fitness components.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Fitness
Prerequisite(s): None

Fitness for Life (Walking)
Description: This course is designed to develop fitness through daily outdoor walking sessions. The course consists of fitness walking assessments and goal setting for individualized fitness. Written assignments/journals may be required. 
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Fitness
Prerequisite(s): None

General PE
Description: This is a one-semester course that draws from the widest possible base of physical educaion activities that include, but are not limited to, sports, aquatics, rythmical activities, basic movement patterns, skill related fitness, and more.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Fitness
Prerequisite(s): None

Jazz Dance
Description: In this class students will learn the history of Jazz Dance including its foundations in improvisation, proper technique, and terminology. Class will include warm-up, traveling across the floor, and short combinations. Proper dress is required.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Fitness & Art
Prerequisite(s): None

PEAQ221: Lifeguard Training *
Description: American Red Cross-approved course for which certification may be granted. The course will include rescue technique, preventative lifeguarding, and conditioning. This is a College in the High School course. All students grades 10-12  who take this course have the option to register and pay a reduced tuition to earn credit from Central Washington University.
Available for: 10th, 11th, and 12th graders
Graduation Requirements: Fitness
Prerequisite(s): None

Modern Dance
Description: In this course, students will learn basic modern dance terminology and techniques. Class will consist of warm-ups, traveling across the floor, and center combinations. Focus will be on proper alignment and the elements of dance.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Fitness & Art
Prerequisite(s): None

PEAQ112: Swimming *
Description: Swimming is designed to develop basic swimming skills to improved physical fitness through swimming. Prerequisite: must be able to swim 50 yards. This is a College in the High School course. All students grades 10-12 who take this course have the option to register and pay a reduced tuition to earn credit from Central Washington University.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Fitness
Prerequisite(s): None

Team Sports
Description: Individual/Team Sports includes, but is not limited to, pickle ball, badminton, tennis, softball, basketball, soccer, volleyball, and weight training.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Fitness
Prerequisite(s): None

Weight Lifting
Description: This course is designed to give students the opportunity to learn safe and appropriate lifting techniques with machine and free weights. Students will improve their strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness.
Available for: All Students
Graduation Requirements: Fitness
Prerequisite(s): None

​*Classes containing course codes are College in the High School (CiHS). In CiHS courses, students 10th grade and above have the opportunity to register and pay for college credit in addition to earning high school credit. Some of these courses may necessitate summer coursework, which is highly recommended for student success.

**Classes containing "AP" are Advanced Placement (AP). In AP courses students will have the option to earn college credit through AP testing in the spring. Summer coursework is highly recommended for students to have success in these courses.​​
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