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Course #SubjectCourse NameCreditGradeDescriptionPre-
requisite
Fee
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8500 &8501
Math or
CTE
Accounting110-12This accounting course teaches the student how businesses keep records. The students develop an understanding of principles and procedures for handling cash, recording in journals, posting to ledgers, preparing financial reports, and preparing a payroll. Applications of the accounting principles may be learned on the computer as a part of the actual instruction. This class provides for entry-level positions in the business world. This course can only count for math credit for seniors, for sophomores and juniors it will count as elective.
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8440CTEAdult Roles and Responsibilities0.511-12This is an instructional course that prepares the students to understand the nature, function and significance of human relationships of individuals and families. Includes instruction of family living, analysis of values, exploration of goal setting, and the development of decision making skills; the establishment and maintenance of relationships, the preparation for marriage, parenthood and family life; and the individual roles of the family and community. The uniqueness of individuals and family needs is emphasized. This is a very fun class and is important in the lives of all teens!
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8870CTEAdvanced Auto110-12This class is intended for those who have completed Intro to Auto and wish to continue on with a more in depth look at automotive operational systems. The information in this course will be more technical and will allow students to gain a deeper knowledge of the automobile. Each automotive system will be explained starting with the most basic systems and working toward system mastery. This class will promote pride in the trade and awareness of the importance of the certified automobile technician. No tools are required. Students will be required to participate in classroom lecture as well as lab activitiesIntro to Auto$30
Mechanical Supplies.(grease, wheel weights, tire patches, glue etc.)
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8626CTEAdvanced Commercial Photography0.510-12Advanced Photography is designed for students who want to further enhance their photographic knowledge and abilities. It will build on the skills learned in Basic Digital Photography with an emphasis on professional jobs and assignments used in commercial photography. Studio photography and lighting will be introduced. Students will learn advanced techniques in Photoshop and Light room as used by professional photographers. (You do not have to own a camera to take this course).Basic Digital Photography$15
Supplies
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8628 &8629
CTEAdvanced Graphic Arts

Optional CE : DES 1610 Screen Printing & DES 1300 Communication Design
211-12Advanced Graphics further prepares students with job ready skills based on national and state competencies. This course will focus on application of knowledge by allowing students to use all resources in the production lab and use industry standard software such as Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop to complete assignments specifically related to this software. Students will also have the opportunity to receive 6 college credits from Dixie State University. The two concurrent enrollment courses are DES 1300 Communication Design and DES 1600 Screen Printing.Intro to Graphics

Must have 3.0 to sign up for CE.
$45
Supplies
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1860Fine ArtsAdvanced Orchestra110-12This course is designed to help students develop proficiency in playing string instruments. Emphasis is on playing techniques, orchestral literature, style, performance, creativity, and appreciation of music.Intermediate Orchestra or Audition$25
Travel and supplies
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7760C
7760D
7741
7742
PEAdvanced Weight Training (Male & Female)0.510-12Students will lift weights three times a week, with the other two days used for stretching, plyometric, aerobic conditioning and skill work. Student will need gym clothes and will need to dress out daily. Students should have previous weight training class experience or approval from the teacher. (.5 elective P.E. credit)Fit for Life
Must be an athlete
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8864CTEAdvanced Woodworking111-12Each student will develop exceptional skills in cabinetmaking. This course is an excellent preparation for a professional career in cabinetmaking, for related work in fields of construction, or for engineering. Dixie State College elective credit is available to Juniors and Seniors taking this course who have already taken Beginning Cabinetmaking. This class may be taken as a one or two-hour block.Woodworking$50
Wood and supplies
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7750PEAerobics –females only0.510-12This course is designed to promote physical fitness through aerobics. Main units of study will be Toning, Stretching and Body Conditioning taught in simple dance exercise form. Aerobics is a physical activity that builds strength and endurance for a healthy lifestyle.Fit for Life
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1810Fine ArtsAM Jazz Band110-12This course is for the experienced student who desires to study jazz literature in all its forms. Instrumentation is limited. Performance and travel are required. This class is offered before school for credit.Audition$70
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8170CTE or ScienceAnimal Science110-12Animal Science develops basic knowledge and skills pertaining to livestock identification, selection, nutrition, genetics, disease, and management practices for agricultural animals. Career opportunities within the Animal Industry are examined and leadership development will be provided through FFA. Learning activities are varied, with classroom, laboratory, and field experiences emphasized.Biology
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5560MathAP Calculus112This course consists of work in calculus and related topics. Students who successfully complete the course and examination may receive some college credit.-26 ACT Highly Recommended
-24 ACT Minimum
-Advanced Placement
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4130Language ArtsAP Literature 12112This class will fulfill the 12th grade English requirement. Emphasis in this class will be on reading for and passage of the A.P. English exam given in the Spring of the year. Students will read one to two classical novels and dramas and will do two major papers each quarter. Students will have a reading assignment during the Summer. An overall B average is suggested for this class. This is a college level course. College level work is expected. An additional 7 credits can be earned for passing the A.P. English exam.Advanced Placement
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6330Social StudiesAP Psychology111-12The AP Psychology course at Hurricane High School is designed to introduce students to the systematic and scientific study of behavior and mental processes. The objective is to guide students through a wide array of information and experiences as they gain knowledge and understanding in the field of Psychology. Students will become familiar with the vocabulary and concepts used in the field of Psychology as well as the research findings upon which our knowledge of human thought and behavior is based. A goal of this course is to emphasize the development of critical thinking skills and to assist students in determining fact from fiction when dealing with the scientific community.Advanced Placement
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6480Social StudiesAP US Government & Citizenship0.512This course will study the origins of political belief in America as well as the current and ever evolving political ideas and laws of our nations’ history. This class will examine and interpret the Constitution’s laws as well as legal precedent which shape our laws. The following subject headings will be a major focus of this course: The Foundations of Government, Political Opinions, Beliefs and Behaviors, Political Parties, Interest Groups and the Media, Institutions and Political Processes of Government, Public Policy, and Civil Liberties and Civil Rights.Advanced Placement
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6430Social StudiesAP US History111Students may take this class in lieu of the regular United States History course and receive that required credit. Students should expect regular andheavy reading and writing, and homework loads, to apply for homework guidebook, and to pay the fee and take the A.P. exam in May. A syllabus will be provided. (class size 25)A in regular social studies and English or at least a B in Honors courses. Must meet teacher approval.
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8475CTEApparel Design & Production I0.510-12Beginning clothing construction. This course is for those who have had little or no previous sewing course. Students will learn to read a pattern and choose fabric, notions, etc. according to the pattern envelope.$10
Supplies
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8476CTEApparel Design & Production II0.510-12This course introduces students to basic sewing, serger, and pressing equipment, reviews the types of fabric construction, makes an intermediate level project using correct construction techniques. Student leadership (FCCLA) may be an integral part of this course.$10
Supplies
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8624CTEBasic Digital Photography0.510-12This course will help the students become well rounded in the fundamentals of digital photography. Four areas of instruction will be emphasized: How cameras work, how composition works, how lighting works, how to use photo editing software. Students will, generally, receive basic instruction, demonstration, and see samples of the desired outcomes, at the beginning of each period. They will be allowed to go outside and shoot assignments, based on what they are learning. Perhaps the most useful part of classroom instruction will be daily reviews of photos students have shot the previous day(s). They will see what makes a successful photo and what does not. You do not have to own a camera to participate in this course.$15
Supplies
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3520ScienceBiology110-12In addition to meeting the state life science requirements for graduation, Biology is designed to help students prepare for higher education. Students will investigate what living things are made of, how they are organized, and the processes, which occur within organisms. These things will be studied at the cellular, organism, and population levels. Students will gain experience through computer simulations, laboratory experiments, collections and projects.$15
Lab Supplies
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8166Science or CTEBiology Agriculture110-12This course follows the required curriculum for Biology. It also helps to prepare students for careers in agriculture, floriculture, and natural resources.
Does not met NCAA Lab requirements.
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3525ScienceBiology Honors110-12While it is the same core curriculum as Biology, Honors adds enrichment opportunities in terms of depth of knowledge and additional projects. Projects include field trips (as funding allows), collections, and reading. The focus of this course is college prep and enrichment.$15
Lab Supplies
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8572CTEBusiness Law0.510-12Students will gain an understanding of the law as it currently relates to them and the implications of the law in their future lives. They will gain an understanding of the court system at the local, state, and national level. Students will gain an understanding of contract law and their rights and responsibilities as citizens.
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8592CTEBusiness Web Page Design0.510-12This semester course provides students with an introduction to the Internet. Students will demonstrate a basic knowledge of the Internet and its tools through the use of e-mail, search engines and browsers. HTML and Web publishing software will be used to create, format, illustrate, design, edit, and publish Web pages. Emphasis will be placed on the application of the Internet in business.
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1991ArtCE Art 1010 - Intro to Art Concurrent Enrollment111-12Class taught at the Hurricane Education Center. Fulfills General Education Fine Arts requirement and is an approved Global & Cultural Perspectives course. Includes identification of major art forms, brief survey of art history, investigation of art criticism, introduction of various media, and identification of elements and principles of art. Student will earn 3 college credits. 3.0 GPAPartial Tuition & Fees: $25 Plus possible book, lab or supply fees.
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3800ScienceCE Biology 1010 &1015 (lab) Concurrent Enrollment110-12Fulfills General Education Life Sciences requirement. Not for science majors, this course focuses on general principles of Biology, including cell theory, genetics, evolution, and interrelationships of living things, using a variety of teaching methods including lecture/discussion, laboratory, overheads, videos, quizzes and exams. Student will earn 3 college credits3.0 GPA Partial Tuition & Fees: $15 Plus possible book, lab or supply fees.
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COMM2110
ElectiveCE COMM2110 Interpersonal Communication Concurrent Enrollment111-12Class is taught at the Hurricane Education Center Fulfills General Education Social & Behavioral Sciences requirement. Required of all Communication majors. Focuses on communication skills in a wide range of interpersonal areas appropriate to business or personal relationships, and involving initiating, developing, maintaining, and controlling the deterioration of relationships, with emphasis on listening, assertiveness, supportive climates, conflict, power management, and disclosure. Introduces the special needs of intercultural communication, and prepares students to effectively express ideas in one-to-one settings. Student will earn 3 college credits.3.0 GPAPartial Tuition & Fees: $15 Plus possible book, lab or supply fees.
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CE8636ScienceCE Elementary Physics 1010 & 1015 (lab) Concurrent Enrollment111-12Fulfills General Education Physical Science requirement for students not majoring in Physics, other Sciences, or Engineering. Covers the basic concepts of physics in an historical perspective, providing many practical examples that demonstrate the role of physics in their everyday life. Student will earn 3 college credits3.0 GPA ACT Math 23-36 / Accuplacer score 89-120 OR student has completed Biology, Chemistry Biology 1010 or Chemistry 1010 with a C or better.Partial Tuition & Fees: $20 Plus possible book, lab or supply fees.
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4300Language ArtsCE English 1010 - Introduction to Writing CE LIB 1010 Information Literacy (must be taken with Eng 1010)
Concurrent Enrollment
111-12This class will fulfill the 12th grade English requirement. This class is a basic course in English composition that focuses on a variety of writing modes necessary for the improvement of writing skills. The class is designed to meet communication demands in higher education, in the workplace, and in the community. This course also encourages students to develop their critical thinking and reading skills Student will earn 3 college creditsMinimum English ACT 19 and Reading ACT 17
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Minimum CPT English 86 and Reading 66 GPA 3.0
Approx $100 cost for book Plus possible, lab or supply fees. Partial Tution & Fees: $20
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222010Language ArtsCE English 2010 - Interm Writing Selected Topics Concurrent Enrollment1 .2512This course is distinguished from 1010 by its emphasis on research and critical thinking. By the end of the course, students should be able to structure their thinking more logically and package it more skillfully.
Classroom discussion, assigned readings, and essay writing will emphasize the writing principles of unity, coherence, development, organization, variety, and word economy. Students will produce approximately 4500 words: 2 medium-length essays (common ground analysis and evaluation, 4-5 pp each), a proposal with annotated bibliography (5-6 pp), and a researched position paper (10-12 pp).
English 1010 or +28 English ACTApprox $100 cost for book Plus possible, lab or supply fees. Partial Tution & Fees: $15
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8480ElectiveCE FSHD 1500 Human Development Lifespan Concurrent Enrollment111-12Class taught at the Hurricane Education Center Fulfills General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement and is a Global & Cultural Perspectives (GLOCUP) course. Of particular interest to those interested in education and health. Utilizes theory and current practices in child development as they apply to the effects of culture and the bio-social, cognitive, and psychosocial development through the lifespan. Diversity as well as global issues affecting human populations is integrated into each section of the course. Lecture-based course with a strong laboratory involvement in the Dixie State University Preschool. Includes observations and active learning approaches in class. Student will earn 3 college credits.3.0 GPAPartial Tuition & Fees: $15 Plus possible book, lab or supply fees.
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MA1030MathCE Math 1030 - Quantitative Reasoning Concurrent Enrollment112Fulfills General Education Mathematics requirement for students in Fine Arts, Liberal Arts and other degrees. Focuses on development of analytical problem solving skills through the application of various mathematical concepts to real-life problems. Topics of study include: modeling with algebra; geometry; logic; financial math; right triangle trigonometry (indirect measurement); probability and statistics. Students are cautioned to check degree and/or transfer requirements before taking this course. Student will earn 3 college credits if passed with a C or better. Student will earn 3 college credits.3.0 GPA C or better in Math I, II & IIIPartial Tuition & Fees: $15 Plus possible book, lab or supply fees.
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MAT1040MathCE Math 1040 - Introduction to Statistics Concurrent Enrollment112Fulfills General Education Mathematics requirement for students majoring in Communications, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Fine Arts, or Liberal Arts. Introduction to basic concepts and methods used in statistical data analysis, includes descriptive statistics, sampling, and inferential methods while emphasizing problem solving and critical thinking. StatCrunch is used to perform statistical calculations, organize and analyze data, and construct graphs. Required for Utah Level 2 Math Endorsement. Students are cautioned to check degree and/or transfer requirements before taking this course. Student will earn 3 college credits.3.0 GPA Grade C or better in Math I, II & IIIPartial Tuition & Fees: $15 Plus possible book, lab or supply fees.
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5900MathCE Math 1050 - College Algebra / Pre- Calculus
Concurrent Enrollment
112Fulfills General Education Mathematics requirement for students majoring in Business, Elementary Education, Health Sciences, Science, and other majors. Reviews fundamental algebra; explores polynomial and rational functions; introduces exponential and logarithmic functions and applications; trigonometric functions dealing with graphs, identities, and equations, including inverse functions. Student will earn 3 college credits.Math 1010 (C or Higher) or ACT 23 or Accuplacer EA89Partial Tuition & Fees: $15-20 Plus possible book, lab or supply fees.
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8360ElectiveCE NURS 1005 Certified Nursing Assistant111-12Class is taught at the Hurricane Education Center Prepares students in the knowledge, skills, and responsibilities required for certification as a nursing assistant by the state of Utah. Course fee required. Corequisite: NURS 1007. Student will earn 4 college credits3.0 GPAPartial Tuition & fees: $60 Other cost (drug screen, bloodwork, background check approx = $140.00 Plus cost of scrubs and any equipment needed.
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????ElectiveCE Phlebotomy111-12For students wishing to learn phlebotomy. Provides hands on training to become proficient in drawing and obtaining blood samples from a vein or capillary for laboratory analysis using Vacutainer, syringe, butterfly, and heel and finger stick. Instruction includes universal precautions and proper handling of specimens. Successful completion requires a number of "live sticks". Course fee required.Admission to the DSU Phlebotomy ProgramPartial Tuition & Fees: $20 and student is responsible for any cost associated with supplies for class if required.
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21100Social StudiesCE POLS 1100 American Government112Class taught at the Hurricane Education Center. Fulfills the General Education American Institutions (Utah State Code R470) requirement. Surveys the founding of the U.S. Government; the U.S. Constitution; and the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branches of government. Also covers politics and elections, international relations, and national security. Helps students acquire a greater understanding of the federal system and of federalism. Employs a wide variety of instructional methods including lectures, student reports, discussions, and audio-visual materials. Successful students will demonstrate a reasonable understanding of the history, principles, form of government, and economic system of the United States. Student will earn 3 college credits.3.0 GPA Reading placement score 17 or higher; or ENGL 1010, ENGL 1010D, ENGL 1470. Or accuplacer score of 66-120Partial tuition & fees: $15 Plus possible book, lab or supply fees.
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1110Fine ArtsCeramics I0.510-12Basic procedures and processes unique to ceramics will be introduced. Students will use numerous hand building techniques to produce ceramic objects and be introduced to the use of the potter’s wheel. Various glazing techniques will also be used in this class. Grading based on time on task, deadlines, quality of production, work ethic, artistic progress, tests and clean-up.$30
Supplies (Clay, glazes/under glaze, tools, equipment, etc)
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1270Fine ArtsCeramics II0.510-12This course continues where beginning ceramics ended. Focus is on working on the potter’s wheel, production of functional ware: mugs, bowls, pitchers, etc. New methods of hand building are taught, introduction to many surface treatments are given and additional glazing techniques are introduced. Grading based on time on task, deadlines, quality of production, work ethic, artistic progress, tests and clean up.Successful completion of Ceramics I$30
Supplies (Clay, glazes/under glaze, tools, equipment, etc)
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1280Fine ArtsCeramics III0.511-12This course is designed to let the student of the ceramic arts pursue their own unique artistic expression with clay. Advanced ceramics techniques are presented so the student can explore them and then decide on their own curriculum. The teacher is a “resource” person for the advanced student. Grading based on self motivation, self direction, development of and execution of personal curriculum.Successful completion of Ceramics II$30
Supplies (Clay, glazes/under glaze, tools, equipment, etc)
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1680AFine ArtsChamber Choir110-12This is an advanced chamber choir performance group. The focus will be on acapella music of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, with other inclusions. Any student wishing to sign up for Madrigals must schedule a time for an audition with Mr., Sessions prior to the end of this year.Audition$60
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3620ScienceChemistry110-12This course includes a continuing application of science processes such as measurement, controlled experimentation, use of proper units, and data interpretation. Content includes matter and its changes, atomic structure, use of the periodic table, chemical bonding, chemical equations, gas laws, acids, bases, salts, and chemical kinetics. Career opportunities in chemistry are investigated. Learning activities are varied with an emphasis on student laboratory investigation.Secondary Math I
Successfully complete Biology
$15
Lab Supp. $12
Lab Equp. $2
Notebook $1
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8406CTEChild Development0.510-12The course provides students with an understanding of the aspects of human growth and development. Parenting skills are developed as positive guidance techniques and child-related issues are studied. Learning activities, observation techniques, and lab experiences in working with young children may be included. Student leadership (FCCLA) may be an integral part of the course$5
Supplies
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1630AFine ArtsConcert Choir110-12This course is for students who have the desire and ability to sing in advanced vocal performing groups. Vocal production and ear training skills will be improved through rehearsals and performances. Attention will be given to improving music reading ability and the understanding of mood, form, and style in choral music.Females: only by audition
Males no audition needed.
$60
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8706ElectiveCosmetology School2-411-12Students attend cosmetology school during the school day. Partial tuition is covered by WCSD. Please see link for more information. http://cte.washk12.org/site_file/cte/files/forms/2015-2016_cosmetology_application.pdfMust be able to transport yourself to and from your Cosmetology school. $ fees dependant on which cosmetology school student attends.
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4190
Language ArtsCreative Writing I & II110-12This class will fulfill the 12th grade English requirement. This course will provide the student writer with the opportunity to develop fluency, style, editing, and craftsmanship in his/her own creative work and to respond to the work of classmates. Students will be expected to work rigorously to produce short fiction, drama, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Can only count for Language Arts credit if taken as a senior.C or better in previous English class
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*0890ElectiveCredit Recovery Lab0.510-12A period during the school day where students can work on their credit recovery. Students must attend this class, pass at least one quarter credit per quarter of school for a P grade. If students do not finish their CR course in time they will recieve a F for the quarter. Student must have at least 2 quarter credits of credit recovery$50 per quarter
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8680CTEComputer Programming111-12An introductory course in computer programming/software engineering and applications. The course introduces students to the fundamentals of computer programming. Students will learn to design, code, and test their own programs while applying mathematical concepts. Teachers introduce coding concepts and problem-solving skills to beginning students through a programming language such as C++, C#, Java, Python, or JavaScript.
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8745CTE Construction/Carpentry211-12This is the first in a sequence of courses that prepares individuals to layout, fabricate, erect, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures using hand and power tools. Includes instruction in common systems of framing, construction materials, blueprint reading, concrete placing, siding, and mechanical systems. Course is taught at PVHS. Student will need to provide their own transportation.
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8591CTECTE Internship0.511-12Please visit www.washk12internships.org for information on the course and its requirements. There is pre-work that needs to be completed before the student can be placed in the class. The goal of the work-based learning internship program is to provide students with a comprehensive education while preparing them for an increasingly competitive job market. Work based-learning internships brings the workplace into the classroom and transforms the workplace into a place of learning. Must be able to transport yourself to and from your internship site, must have 3.0 GPA and good attendance in school.
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1900Fine Arts or PEDance I0.510-12This class will introduce you to dance and help you learn discipline and develop your understanding and execution of technique. You will understand basic dance terminology, style, proper alignment and body mechanics. You will perform basic dance combinations as well as evaluate, appreciate and critique dance
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1910Fine Arts or PEDance II0.510-12This course is divided into a 3 unit semester. Our units include: Ballet/Contemporary, Jazz, and Hip Hop. We will focus on terminology, technique and choreography. Students will be grades on participation and dance performance as well as group choreography.Dance I
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1220Fine ArtsDrawing0.510-12This is a basic drawing class for anyone who has ever wished they could draw. Emphasis will be on learning how to see as an artist does. Students will use a variety of dry mediums to explore realistic, abstract and conceptual ideas in drawing. Grades will be based on participation, production and work ethic.$30
Covers all supplies needed for the class.
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1310Fine ArtsDrawing II0.510-12As the second of two drawing courses, this drawing class is for those who wish to improve their artistic skills. As a production oriented class, students will explore multiple drawing mediums and applications. Grades will be based on participation, production and work ethic.This course is a pre-requisite to be completed before enrolling in Studio Art.Drawing I$30
Covers all supplies needed for the class.
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8587CTE or Social StudiesEconomics0.510-12This course is the study of how individuals and nations make choices about the use of scarce resources to fill their needs and wants. Students will study economic concepts of credit, saving and investing, supply and demand, business organizations, labor, money and banking, inflation, and international trade.
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8660Science or CTEEngineering Principles Optional CE: CE Engineering 1000111-12Engineering scope, content, and professional practices are presented through practical applications. Students in engineering teams apply technology, science, and mathematics concepts and skills to solve engineering design problems and innovate designs. Students research, develop, test and analyze engineering designs using criteria such as design effectiveness, public safety, human factors, and ethics.Recommended to have taken Physics For CE credit must have 3.0 GPA
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3655ScienceEnvironmental Science110-12This course is a study of the human impacts on nature. We will focus on the following topics: Environmental problems, causes and solutions; Ecological principles, cycles and systems; Population growth and dynamics; Pollution of water, soil and air; Energy flow through ecological systems.$15
Lab Supplies
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4260Fine ArtsFilm0.510-12Study the history and making of film (and some television) including important personalities, genres, elements of film-making units, film reviews and making a “team film” are parts of the course. This class may be repeated.
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2000Fin LitFinancial Literacy Optional CE: Personal Finance 17500.5 or 112Fin Lit:
This Course helps youth prepare for the choices and challenges of today’s financial markets. A better understanding of personal finance will help students move into adulthood making more informed monetary decisions, realizing a greater potential for personal wealth, and fostering a stronger state and national economy. This class will cover income, money management, spending & credit, savings & investing, consumer protection and risk management.

CE Finance 1750 (DSU class description):
Society is placing increasing responsibility on individuals for their financial well-being (e.g., retirement, health care). This course is devoted to building quantitative skills associated with individual financial decision making and analyzing the connection between individual decisions and societal well-being. This course seeks to address the "how" and "why" in personal financial decisions. Topics covered include credit/debt, property insurance, saving, and investing. The course will draw on multiple disciplines. Economics, finance, and applied mathematics are directly addressed.
For CE credit student must have 3.0 GPA
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7710PEFitness for Life0.510This course helps each student adopt a personal lifestyle that will achieve physical fitness. This course is a required P.E. credit and should be taken before any elective P.E. credits.Required for graduation.
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8477CTEFood and Nutrition I0.510-12This course is designed for students who are interested in understanding the principles of nutrition and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Attention will be given to the selection and preparation of food and personal health and well-being. Food preparation skills will be practiced including proper knife usage.$3
Food Lab
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8451CTEFood and Nutrition I for Seniors0.512*FOR SENIORS ONLY WHO HAVE NOT TAKEN A FOODS COURSE BEFORE*
This course is designed for students who are interested in understanding the principles of nutrition and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Attention will be given to the selection and preparation of food and personal health and well-being. Food preparation skills will be practiced including proper knife usage.
$3
Food Lab
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8478CTEFoods and Nutrition II0.510-12This course teaches the principles of food preparation, safety, sanitation, management, and consumerism used in the home and food industry. Nutrition principles and applications will be emphasized. Food preparation skills will be refined during the study of salads, soups, sauces, casseroles, yeast breads, pastries, meats, and poultry.Foods I$5
Food Lab
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3300ScienceGeology111-12Geology is a course in selected earth science topics. The course is designed to give a solid background in geology as well as to show students career possibilities in the Earth Science fields. Scientific inquiry will engage the students in the study of the following topics: formation and characteristics of rocks and minerals, mapping and plate tectonics, fossils and geologic time, and geologic and features of Utah. There will be a hands on focus throughout the course. There is a $15.00 lab fee and field trips may require students to pay an extra fee.$15
Lab Equip. $8
Lab Supp. $5
Notebook $1
Supplies $1
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1670Fine ArtsGirls Choir110-12This course is for students who have the desire and ability to sing in advanced vocal performing groups. Vocal production and ear training skills will be improved through rehearsals and performances. Attention will be given to improving music reading ability and the understanding of mood, form, and style in choral music.
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8130CTE or
Science
Greenhouse/Plant and Soil Science110-12Students will develop knowledge and skills in a wide range of scientific principles, such as genetics, disease, pests, and management practices. The scientific processes of observation, measurement, hypothesizing, data gathering, interpretation, analysis, and application are stressed. Career opportunities and educational preparation are examined. Learning activities are varied, with classroom, laboratory, and field experiences emphasized. This class will spend time working at and applying hands on principles in the Hurricane Valley School and Community Garden. Expanding on Soil testing, transpiration labs, and other plant and soil applications
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7150PE /HealthHealth0.510This course is designed to help students better understand the physical, mental, and social aspects of health. Main units of study will be physiology, emotions and personalities, disease, nutrition, alcohol, tobacco and other drug problems, safety and first aid.Required for graduation
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4230 &
4250
Language ArtsHumanities/ Myths, Legends and Folklore112This class will fulfill the 12thgrade English requirement. The humanities course is designed to explore aspects of human behavior and human ideals. This class will discover what it means to be human–the passions and creative forces that drive us towards our greatest achievements. This discovery will unfold as students explore the world’s greatest civilizations’ gold ages/eras through the study of each era’s history, literature, art, music, philosophy, and architecture.
In Myths. Legends, and Folklore students will discover the rationale, origins and sources of myths, legends and folklore of the eastern and western world. Some of the cultures we will study will be Egypt, Greece, Rome, Norse, Celtic, East Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Eastern Europe, African, North and South American. We will study the stories of these cultures and compare/contrast them. We will also discuss our own modern American myths, legends and folklore.
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8453CTEInterior Design0.510-12This course prepares students to understand the physical, psychological and social aspects of interior design. The units that will be taught are principles and elements of design, early American and European architecture, color, floor plans, wall coverings, accessories, furniture and more. There is an extensive amount of hands-on projects which will be done in class. A 2” three-ring binder is required. All required supplies are provided by the teacher except the binder.$10 Supplies
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1760ArtIntermediate Orchestra110-11This course is designed to help students develop proficiency in playing string instruments. Emphasis is on playing techniques, orchestral literature, style, performance, creativity, and appreciation of music.Previous orchestra courses or by audition$25 travel & supplies
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88032CTEIntro to Auto110-12Automotive fundamentals leads students through the design, construction, and operation of all major automotive systems. It is intended for those who need a solid foundation in the basics of automotive technology. The information in this course will be easy to understand and applicable to most vehicles. Each automotive system will be explained starting with the basic function and progressing through operation of the individual components making up the system. Automotive fundamentals will promote pride in the trade and awareness of the importance of the certified automobile technician. No tools are required. Students will be required to participate in the classroom lecture as well as lab activities.$20
Mechanical Supplies.(grease, wheel weights, tire patches, glue etc.)
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8615CTEIntro to Graphic Arts0.510-12Basic Graphics is an introductory semester course that is designed to introduce students to the essential processes of graphic & visual communications. Elements of design, digital printing, screen printing, offset printing, computer graphics, and art preparation will be studied. Printed projects include: t-shirts, hats, notepads, stickers, business cards, and more!$35
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8350CTEIntro to Health Science0.510-12This course is an integrated exploratory program. The purpose is to allow students to be involved in activity centered lessons which explore careers, utilize technology, and develop beginning skills. The course introduces students to career exploration and selection processes and provides information regarding additional courses and training related to the students’ career fields of interest. This course is used as a preparatory class for those interested in the medical field and those choosing to complete a medical pathway.
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4820Foreign LanguageJapanese I110-12Japanese is one of the easiest languages to pronounce and spell (much easier than English), making it easier to learn in many respects than other languages. This course will focus on developing conversational skills for everyday situations, and students will have abundant opportunities to practice out loud with the language. The course will also acquaint students with the Japanese writing systems and culture, as well as with an understanding of Japan’s vital role in the global economy.
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4830Foreign LanguageJapanese II110-12This course will continue the emphasis on conversation, but more time will be spent on developing writing skills than in Japanese I. Students will use the Japanese writing system on a regular basis and learn in greater depth about the Japanese ways of thinking and doing things, ways that have brought 4840Japan enormous economic success and helped it maintain the lowest crime rate of all the industrialized democracies.Completion of Japanese I with a “C” average or better
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4840Foreign Language or Language ArtsJapanese III111-12Completion of Japanese I & II with a "B” average or better. They must also know hiragana and katakana. This will be reviewed intensively and tested during the first week of school. Student who are unable to achieve 80% mastery of both by that time will need to look for a different class. As with the first two years of Japanese, the goal of this class is to broaden conversational skills, as well as give you experience with more advanced reading and writing. Study of the culture continues, as well as additional kanji study. Topics of study also broaden out beyond the local community to include national and international issues.See Description

Completion of Japanese I and II with “C” average or better.
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4150Language ArtsJournalism111-12This course emphasizes the skills and knowledge required to produce a newspaper and contributes to the production of the school’s newspaper. Students will conduct interviews, write in a variety of journalistic forms, discuss editorial positions, and help produce and edit the newspaper using publishing programs. This course is designed to acquaint students with various aspects of journalism and to help students develop journalistic skills. Students may also have opportunities to explore a variety of journalistic fields, such as writing for the web and broadcast journalism. Journalism is designed to be a student driven class that includes writing, editing, revising, and publishing. Students learn first-hand principles of the First Amendment, understand the strengths, weaknesses, and limitations of the mass media through hands on activities.
Can only count as Language Arts Core credit during senior year.
C Average in all English courses. No F’s.
B Average for Juniors.
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6000Other ElectiveJROTC210-12The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program is designed to prepare high school students for responsible leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities and privileges as American citizens. The curriculum will include strategies to help students improve communication skills, enhance social and ethical values, promote character development and physical fitness, and help develop an “appreciation of teamwork through instruction in drill and ceremonies.” Other activities may include parades, drill team competitions and various outdoor activities. The course will help prepare high school students for ROTC in college and prepare them for life
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4100Language ArtsLanguage Arts 10110Students will read and analyze a variety of stories, plays, and non-fiction, as well as gain experience in writing exposition (informational), narration (story), persuasion, and description. Grammar, vocabulary, research, and oral presentation skills will also be strengthened. The curriculum will build on what students learned in English 9.Required for Sophomores
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4010Language ArtsLanguage Arts 10 Honors110Prerequisite:Formal application occurs in February before school registration and includes a writing sample and middle school transcript. Enrollment is capped at 28 students. The G.P.A. of successful applicants typically falls within the range of 3.5-4.0 with no English grades below B-. The average honors English student has an overall G.P.A. of 3.85 and an English G.P.A. of 3.95.See Description
By teacher recommendation
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4110Language ArtsLanguage Arts 11111Students will read and analyze a variety of stories, plays, and non-fiction written by American authors, as well as gain experience in writing exposition (informational), narration (story), persuasion, and description. Grammar, vocabulary, research, and oral presentation skills will also be strengthened. The curriculum will build on what students learned in English 10.
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4020Language ArtsLanguage Arts 11 Honors111Prerequisite: Formal application occurs in February before school registration and includes a writing sample and school transcript. Enrollment is capped at 28 students. The G.P.A. of successful applicants typically falls within the range of 3.5-4.0 with no English grades below B-. The average honors English student has an overall G.P.A. of 3.85 and an English G.P.A. of 3.95.See Description
By teacher recommendation
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4120Language ArtsLanguage Arts 12112This class will fulfill the 12th grade English requirement. Emphasis in this course will be on vocabulary and review of grammatical lifetime skills. English literature will be examined and used to review literary skills and themes. Some out of class reading will be demanded. Career and post-high school orientation will be examined. Basic life skills in English will be enhanced. Papers done for this class will include literature interpretation, critical response, comparison/contrast, and analysis of a societal issue.
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5670MathMath of Personal Finance112This course will cover skills that students need in everyday life. We will cover the following topics: Gross Income, Net Pay, Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Cash Purchases and Earning Potential, Credit (Credit Cards and Loans), Transportation, Housing, Investments and Insurance, and Record Keeping.
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8353CTE or ScienceMedical Anatomy & Physiology110-12This course will include a yearlong program of intense human anatomy and physiology studies. The areas covered will include, medical terminology, basic chemistry, cell and tissue structure, and the 11 systems of the human body (integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, digestive, respiratory, urinary and reproductive). Laboratory work will be required, including a 6-8 week comparative anatomy dissection lab using the catBiology
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8357CTEMedical Terminology110-12This class is a one-semester course that helps students understand the Greek and Latin based language of medicine and healthcare. Emphasis is placed upon work roots, suffixes, prefixes, abbreviations, symbols, anatomical terms, and terms associated with movements of the human body. This course also stresses the proper pronunciation, spelling, and usage of medical terminology. This class is helpful to anyone considering going into the healthcare field. *Concurrent enrollment is available for this class.Biology
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8185Science or CTENatural Resources I110-12Students will gain knowledge and understand of natural resource management, and the science behind the decisions that govern these topics. Specifically dealing with how we manage land and production/recreation land management, (mining, logging, camping, hunting, hiking, rafting, Motorized use, wilderness area, drilling for oil, etc.) Some units included are: Land management, range management, ecology, waste management. Students will learn through classroom as well as laboratory and research experiences. This is a life science fulfilling credit.$5 Lab Fee
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1290Fine ArtsPainting Oils0.510-12Acrylics and oils are the mediums used in this course. Students will use these mediums to explore realistic, abstract and conceptual ideas in painting. Grades will be based on participation, production and work ethic.This course is a pre-requisite to be completed before enrolling in Studio Art.Drawing I & 2$30
Covers all supplies needed for the class.
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1200Fine ArtsPainting Water Color0.510-12As a production oriented class this course is designed to explore the transparent qualities of watercolors. Students will use a variety of techniques to explore realistic and abstract applications of watercolor. Grades will be based on participation, production and work ethicDrawing 1 & 2$30
Covers all supplies needed for the class.
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6358ElectivePeer Tutor110-12This course is designed to provide instructional and social support to students with severe disabilities in the classroom and community. Peer tutoring is a course in which students are involved in classroom teaching as well as teaching in the community. The peer tutor has various responsibilities in providing the support necessary for success and monitoring the student’s progress within the school and community. Sign up any period. No out of class assignments. Elective credit.
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8636Science or CTEPhysics /Principles of Technology111-12This course will give concurrent enrollment at Dixie College. Designed to prepare students for careers as technicians, scientists, engineers, and operators. This course is an applied physics course. It teaches technical principles, concepts, science, and mathematical skills through hands-on laboratory experiences. It also covers mechanical, fluid, thermal, and electrical systems. Meets one unit of physical science.Secondary Math I & 2 recommended
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5480MathPre-Calculus112Pre-calculus fills the minimum mathematics course requirement for students who plan to participate in post-secondary training. It also serves as the pre-requisite for Advanced Placement Calculus or Statistics courses. In preparation for this course, students should have mastered linear and quadratic functions, concepts from discrete mathematics involving sequences and series, and data analysis and probability techniques. They should also be able to confidently work with expressions containing rational exponents and radical and rational terms.
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8460CTEPro-Start / Advanced Foods111-12ProStart® is a program sponsored by the National Restaurant Association. It focuses on culinary arts and foodservice management. Over a period of two years, students have the opportunity to earn certification which could elevate them to higher pay and increased opportunity in food service occupations. Food preparation skills learned in Foods I and Foods II are further developed with more complex recipes and diverse ingredients.Foods I & II$7
Food Lab
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6320Social StudiesPsychology0.511 - 12This course introduces the student to the story of the behavior of individuals. It emphasizes the manner in which the individual can apply various psychological theories and concepts to better understand one’s self, one’s motives, and one’s relationships with other people.
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7720APERackets – Individual Lifetime Activitites0.511-12Rackets Sports is a more specialized class designed to develop a higher level of proficiency. Class content will be Racquet Sports: tennis, racquetball, badminton and table tennis. Along with skill development, students will build strength and endurance through a fitness program.Fit for Life & 9thgrade P.E.
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1140Fine ArtsSculpture0.510-12A beginning course designed to introduce students to the art of sculpture. Students will explore various methods for creating sculptures all of which are based on the elements and principles of art, critical thinking, decision making, and innovative problem solving. An enjoyable class for the creative at heart! Students may repeat this course one time.$30
Covers all supplies needed for the class.
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5810MMathSecondary Math II110Students will focus on quadratic expressions, equations, and functions, extend the set of rational numbers to the set of complex numbers, link probability and data through conditional probability and counting methods, study similarity and right triangle trigonometry and study circles with their quadratic algebraic representations.
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5811MMathSecondary Math III111Students will focus on quadratic expressions, equations, and functions, extend the set of rational numbers to the set of complex numbers, link probability and data through conditional probability and counting methods, study similarity and right triangle Trigonometry, and study circles with their quadratic algebraic representations. Honors students will also represent complex numbers and their operations on the complex plane, solve systems of equations, prove and apply trigonometric identities, express conic sections algebraically, and solve problems using volume measurements.
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1940Fine Arts or PESocial Dance I0.510-12This Dance class introduces students to Ballroom dancing. Students will learn Foxtrot, Cha Cha and West Coast Swing. They will also learn Social Graces.
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