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Category Course Number Name Description Prerequisites
Art ART110 Art Foundations

In Art Foundations, students will examine the seven elements of art, identify and apply different color combinations found on the color wheel, create invented textures, and apply the elements to their own artwork.

Art ART300 Art in World Cultures

In this Art course, students will learn about some of the greatest artists while also creating art of their own, including digital art. The course explores the basic principles and elements of art, examines how to critique art, and some of the traditional art of the Americas, Africa, and Oceania in addition to the development of Western art.

Art ART211 Digital Photography

In this course, students will learn to understand and control a digital camera and employ it as a tool for a variety of situations; construct photographs by manipulating media and organizing the elements of an image; and effectively analyze, criticize and evaluate images created by others.

Art ART250 Music Appreciation

This Music Appreciation course provides students with an aesthetic and historical perspective of music, covering a variety of styles and developments from the Middle Ages through the Twentieth First Century. Students will acquire basic knowledge and listening skills, making future music experiences more informed and satisfying.

Career/Tech BUS214 Administrative Duties and Office Management

At the end of this course, students will gain the skills and knowledge required to perform tasks in the administrative department of a medical office. Topics include, but are not limited to, receiving patients, scheduling appointments, handling medical records and processing insurance claims.

Career/Tech COS410 Adult Roles and Responsibilities

Adult Roles and Responsibilities helps students prepare for independent living. This course prepares students to understand the nature, function, and significance of human relationships involving individuals and families. Topics include: family living, parenting, household and money management, decision-making skills, communication skills, self- awareness, crisis management, and the individual’s roles and responsibilities within the family and community.

Career/Tech BUS211 Business Communication

In this course, students will learn about the importance of communicating verbally, through body language, and in the workplace. Students will learn how to conduct themselves in different situations and presentations. They will be guided on how to create organized, clear and concise documents, letters, speeches and presentations that include visual elements. Students will practice these skills with the use of proper conventions, word choice and tone.

Career/Tech BUS113 Business Information Systems

In this course, you will discuss various information and communication technologies and explain how information systems are used to solve problems and make better business decisions.

Career/Tech BUS312 Business Law

In this course, you will explore the principle areas of business law and topics such as torts, crimes, intellectual property, contracts, negotiable instruments, agency, employment, and forms of business organization. You will learn rules of law and legal terminology as well as legal solutions for business-related issues.

Career/Tech BUS110 Career Exploration

In this course, students will consider their values, personality, aspirations, and interests to see how these aspects of their lives may inform their career decisions. Research into all major career fields involves a look into the education and background needed and what outcomes are associated with each field. Students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of fields and interests that will inspire them to consider the possibilities available for their future.

Career/Tech COS211 Child Development

This course offers a basic introduction to the emotional, physical, and psychological development of a child. Students will explore several developmental models. Students will study the biological and chemical changes in children as they age as well as look into parenting resources.

Career/Tech TCH300 Digital Literacy

This Digital Literacy course introduces students to computing fundamentals. Students will learn how a computer works, including operating systems, storage, and software. Basic applications are covered, and students learn the fundamentals of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, graphics, presentations, and multimedia skills. Students will learn the basics of telecommunications, understanding how networks work, the history and operation of the internet. Internet research and reliable sources, professional & personal email and messaging communication, social networking, and internet security are also covered. Students will learn to use the internet responsibly and effectively in this course.

Career/Tech BUS315 International Business

In this course, you will discuss various information and communication technologies and explain how information systems are used to solve problems and make better business decisions.

Career/Tech BUS112 Introduction to Business

In this course, students will explore business in global society, learning terminology, concepts, systems, strategies, and current issues. Topics include the business environment, ethics, entrepreneurship and global business, management, marketing, production, information systems, and financial elements.

Career/Tech BUS/LAW112 Introduction to Law

In this course, the student will explore substantive and procedural areas of law and legal practice, such as the legal profession, courts, ethics, sources of law, and alternative dispute resolution systems. The student will analyze an application of law to factual circumstances.

Career/Tech MKT111 Introduction to Social Media

In this course, students will discover, experiment, and examine different social media tools. They will focus on the uses and effectiveness of these tools in the realm of marketing. They will have the opportunity to be creative and build a fictitious company. Students will continue to use their company idea throughout the entire course as they explore and utilize free marketing tools to build their brand. The class will cover YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, SMS Marketing, and Foursquare.

Career/Tech SOC112 Introduction to Sociology

In this course, you will explore sociological processes that underlie everyday life. You will learn about globalization, cultural diversity, critical thinking, new technology, and the growing influence of mass media.

Career/Tech BUS311-BUS Issues and Ethics in Business

In this class, students will learn about the problems and issues reflected in business. Students will learn about how they impact others, organizations, as well as the environment. They will become familiar and evaluate social, environmental and management issues in business. Students will look at the problems these issues create, as well as come up with solutions in overcoming these issues. They will learn how to use reliable research in finding new information. Students will learn and develop the necessary skills to engage in business, management and administration. They will learn about integrity, and how to demonstrate it in the workplace. They will examine why ethics are important and how to positively influence others. Students will learn about leadership traits, civic responsibility and creating a personal brand. They will also discuss the key elements to being a successful manager, and planning effective meetings.

Career/Tech SOC212 Personal Psychology

In this course, students will explore the foundations of Psychology, including major researchers and theorists, as well as their theories of mental, emotional, and moral development. Students will explore the stages of development from infancy through adolescence, as defined by different psychologists. Finally, students will understand the importance of Mental Health and Psychology within our society, and how greater understanding of the mind can create a more empathetic society.

Career/Tech TAA410 Portfolio Project

In this course, students will focus on preparing for the college, technical training and careers through the development of cover letters, resumes, applications and interview skills. Students will further complete a portfolio of work samples demonstrating their talents, competencies and professionalism.

Career/Tech MKT110 Principles of Marketing

In this course, the student will explore factors influencing how marketing decisions are made, including the impact of marketing decisions on an organization and its customers. They gain a working knowledge of practical marketing and business vocabulary. They also evaluate how the actions of competitors influence marketing decisions in the global marketplace.

Career/Tech SOC213 Social Problems

Students will learn more about the challenges facing societies and the relationships between societies, governments, and individuals in these areas. Each unit will focus on a particular area of social concern, often with a global view, and examine possible solutions at both a structural and individual level.

Career/Tech MKT210 Sports and Entertainment Marketing

Have you ever wished to play sports professionally? Have you dreamed of one day becoming an agent for a celebrity entertainer? If you answered yes to either question, then believe it or not, you've been fantasizing about entering the exciting world of sports and entertainment marketing. Although this particular form of marketing bears some resemblance to traditional marketing, there are many differences as well—including a lot more glitz and glamour! In this course, you'll have the opportunity to explore basic marketing principles and delve deeper into the multi-billion dollar sports and entertainment marketing industry. You'll learn about how professional athletes, sports teams, and well known entertainers are marketed as commodities and how some of them become billionaires as a result. If you've ever wondered about how things work behind the scenes of a major sporting event such as the Super Bowl or even entertained the idea of playing a role in such an event, then this course will introduce you to the fundamentals of such a career.

Career/Tech COS110 Teen Living

In this course, students will learn to understand and cope with personal, family and social challenges common during transitionary teenage years, with an emphasis on communication, decision-making skills and building stable relationships with family and peers. Students will identify and recognize personal communication styles and discuss the importance of quality communication skills as they relate to issues that impact teenagers, including self- concept, substance abuse, personal loss, dating, pregnancy and child abuse.

Electives SKL110 College Readiness

In this course, students will learn how to identify potential time issues and how to develop and apply time-management skills in order to meet responsibilities and reach goals. Using various techniques and strategies, students will be guided through steps to improve note taking and study skills. They will also be given direction on developing SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely) goals to achieve a desired outcome.

English ENG414 Creative Writing I

For many hundreds of years, literature has been one of the most important human art forms. It allows us to give voice to our emotions, create imaginary worlds, express ideas, and escape the confines of material reality. Through creative writing, we can come to understand ourselves and our world a little bit better. This course provides students with a solid grounding in the writing process, from finding inspiration to building a basic story to using complicated literary techniques and creating strange hybrid forms of poetic prose and prose poetry. By the end of this course, students will learn how to discover their creative thoughts and turn those ideas into fully realized pieces of creative writing.

English ENG210 English 10

English 10 focuses on literacy strategies and skills in nonfiction and fiction texts. Students will identify themes, inferences and predictions as well as analyze persuasive techniques. The culminating project will include research and a multimedia presentation.

English 9
English ENG310 English 11

In this course, students will comprehend William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, they will analyze perspectives in literature during the Civil War era, identify tone and mood in writing, and practice using language skills to communicate ideas. They will conduct research, write rough drafts, and then edit their writing to create a final draft. They will also write an argument for opposing sides of an issue. Skills and strategies addressed include identifying literary devices, comprehending dramatic irony, defining bias and propaganda, properly citing sources, identifying parts of a sentence, and creating a presentation using digital media.

English ENG410 English 12

In this course, students will read and analyze different literary sources, including: Arthur Miller's The Crucible, investigative journalism from Fast Food Nation, famous speeches from Wes Moore and Ralph Waldo Emerson, poetry from Maya Angelou, and other texts and historical documents. They will determine the author’s purpose, define literary concepts, define bias and propaganda, identify persuasive techniques, and identify tone and mood. Writing practice will include the opportunity to write a literary analysis, write explanatory texts, write to support an argument, and write narrative texts. They will conduct research, cite evidence and utilize digital media. Students will not only deepen comprehension of complex texts and speeches, but also find their own motivations and realize the potential the truly have.

English ENG110 English 9

This language arts course focuses on comprehending fictional stories, nonfiction narratives, and speeches. Students write an argument and personal narrative to complement the literacy strategies learned. Skills and strategies addressed include identifying textual evidence, analyzing the use of figurative language in fiction and nonfiction, summarizing, and organizing writing in a logical order.

English ENG411 Journalism

In this course, students will explore the world of Journalism, and how it has evolved in the United States. Students will consider the implications of the United States Constitution, particularly the First Amendment, and how the rights and history of the United States have impacted the profession of Journalism. Lastly, students will explore Journalism in print, broadcast, and online content, and develop the skills necessary to be successful in all of these formats.

English ENG415 Mythology and Folklore

In this course, students will study and compare all types of stories from classical myths, including stories of Zeus and the Titans, to folktales like Little Red Riding Hood, and fairy tales like Cinderella. They will be able to identify characteristics, types, and purposes of myths, folklore, folktales, and fairy tales. They will go beyond the stories and look at the structure, purpose, longevity, and impact. Students will examine the human need for both heroes and monsters and be able to connect those heroes and monsters to the human need to overcome difficulties. They will read and analyze hero stories in order to determine the stages of the hero’s journey and the characteristics of the hero. They will also look at the social aspects of using stories as lessons to our children and for all people. Finally, they will look at our modern stories in order to compare them to the stories of our past. Throughout the course, through reading texts, research, and writing assignments, students will make personal connections to the stories read in this course.

English ENG413 Public Speaking

The art of public speaking is one which underpins the very foundations of Western society. This course examines those foundations in both Aristotle and Cicero's views of rhetoric, and then traces those foundations into the modern world. Students will learn not just the theory, but also the practice of effective public speaking, including how to analyze the speeches of others, build a strong argument, and speak with confidence and flair. By the end of this course, students will know exactly what makes a truly successful speech and will be able to put that knowledge to practical use.

Financial Literacy MAT300 Financial Math

This Financial Math course combines essential math skills and personal financial planning to teach students how to manage their income, make a budget, consider types of insurance and investments, and plan for expenditures like higher education and retirement.

Health & PE HPE320 Anatomy & Physiology and Human Disease

In this course the student will learn about anatomical structures and physiology of the human body. Body systems are discussed in terms of how each participates in homeostasis of the body. Students learn about selected major pathologies, including causes, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatments, as well as common changes that occur through the life span.

Health & PE HPE110 Fitness for Life

In Fitness for Life, students will learn the benefits and think critically on what activities are enjoyable. You will begin your lifetime fitness routine. Students will learn about how physical fitness works and the best practices to reach and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Health & PE HPE111 Health

In this course, students will develop an understanding of patterns of behavior that impact human health, with emphasis on the importance of balancing physical, mental, social, emotional and spiritual needs to achieve greater well-being. The class will stress the connection between healthy lifestyles and active, productive and successful lives.

Health & PE HPE313 Health Science

Will we ever find a cure for cancer? What treatments are best for conditions like diabetes and asthma? How are illnesses like meningitis, tuberculosis, and the measles identified and diagnosed? Health sciences provide the answers to questions such as these. In this course, students will be introduced to the various disciplines within the health sciences, including toxicology, clinical medicine, and biotechnology. They will explore the importance of diagnostics and research in the identification and treatment of diseases. The course presents information and terminology for the health sciences and examines the contributions of different health science areas.

Health & PE HPE314 Health, Safety and Nutrition

In this course, students will learn about the physical and psychological needs of children, from birth to age eight, as well as how to meet these needs in group settings. Topics include wellness of young children; health standards, guidelines, and national initiatives; children’s nutritional needs; safe and healthy environments; emergency response; child abuse and neglect; educational experiences; and partnering with families.

Health & PE HPE312 Introduction to Medical Assisting

At the end of this course, you will have explored the role of the medical assistant, including professionalism, duties, responsibilities, and medical specialties. You will also be informed about medical law and ethics, office management, and compliance and regulatory issues affecting the role of the medical assistant.

Health & PE HPE311 Medical Terminology

In this course, the student will learn medical terminology, symbols and abbreviations, and the application of this language in the field of health care. Although the student will analyze terms related to body structure and function, the main focus will be on medical vocabulary and being able to construct terms using word parts such as roots, suffixes, and prefixes.

Math BUS215 Accounting I

This course provides an introduction to accounting concepts and principles, financial statements, internal control design, and accounting for partnerships.

Math MAT110 Algebra 1

In this class, students will build upon the foundations established in pre-algebra and basic mathematics to develop a growing understanding of how to perform operations and solve problems with real numbers. Students will focus on the importance of linear relations; develop fluency with the language and operations of algebra to analyze and represent relationships; and perform exercises in statistics and statistical methods to solve problems.

Math MAT310 Algebra II

In this course, you will learn about quadratic functions and how to graph and solve them. You will be introduced to complex numbers and solving problems that involve complex numbers. This course also covers graphing and solving polynomials, including special cases for factoring. Finally, you will learn about rational expressions and how to multiply and divide rational expressions.

Math MAT420 Calculus

In this course, students will study the branch of mathematics that deals with rates of change in continuous and varying quantities. The class will include exercises in the graphical, numerical, analytical and verbal representation of functions; derivative rates of change and the use of derivatives to solve a variety of problems; and derivative and definite integrals as expressed in both parts of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Students will communicate mathematical solutions both orally and with the written word; use technology to help solve problems, interpret results, and verify conclusions; and determine the reasonableness of solutions.

Pre-Calculus
Math MAT300 Financial Math

This Financial Math course combines essential math skills and personal financial planning to teach students how to manage their income, make a budget, consider types of insurance and investments, and plan for expenditures like higher education and retirement.

Math MAT210 Geometry

In this course, students will explore geometry through inductive and deductive processes, technology, constructions, manipulatives, and algebraic connections. The main goal of geometry is for students to develop the structure of Euclidean geometry logically and apply the resulting theorems, proofs, and formulas to address meaningful problems. Students will use experimentation and inductive reasoning to construct geometric concepts, discover geometric relationships, and formulate conjectures. Students will employ deductive logic to construct formal logical arguments and proofs. Students will extend their pre-existing experiences with algebra and geometry to trigonometry and coordinate geometry. They will investigate and explore mathematical ideas and relationships and develop multiple strategies for analyzing complex situations. Students will apply mathematical skills and make meaningful connections to life’s experiences.

Math MAT100 Pre-Algebra

In this class, students will develop fluency with rational numbers and proportional relationships, extending elementary skills with mathematical concepts that serve as a transition into formal algebra and geometry. The class will emphasize rational numbers, proportionality, measurement, data collection and probability. Students will develop an understanding of rational number concepts, become proficient in rational number computation, and learn to think flexibly about relationships among fractions, decimals, and percents.

Math MAT410 Pre-Calculus

In this course, students will expand their knowledge of quadratic, exponential and logarithmic functions to include power, polynomial, rational, piece-wise and trigonometric functions. Students will investigate and explore mathematical ideas, develop multiple strategies for analyzing complex situations and use graphing calculators and mathematical software to build understanding and solve problems.

Math MAT430 Statistics

In this course, students will complete statistical evaluations through advanced math calculations. Statistics coursework will explore a wide variety of data systems and models, and utilize statistical systems to graph, interpret, and draw conclusions from data. Additionally, students will further develop skills in calculating probability, mean, and understanding the distribution of data within a system.

Science SCI311 Astronomy

In this course, students will investigate their place in our universe with a focus on the planets and other small orbital bodies of the Sun, the Milky Way and other galaxies of the Local Group. Meanwhile, students will study important figures in space exploration and investigate how the social context in which those individuals existed contributed to their understanding and insights about the universe.

Science SCI210 Biology

In this course, students will study the ways in which ecosystems are shaped by interactions among living organisms and their physical environment. The class will emphasize the states of change and balance that are constantly at force on the environment and will study the role humans and other organisms play in impacting those states. Units will include an exploration of the composition of organisms; the relationship between organs and organ systems; and the role of DNA in reproduction and genetic expression.

Science SCI310 Chemistry

In this course, students will study matter on Earth and the periodic table of elements, including the relationship that exists between chemical behavior and the structure of atoms. The class will include units on the periodic table, the emission of high-energy particles resulting from nuclear changes, chemical bonding, chemical reactions and dynamic equilibrium.

Science SCI110 Earth Science

In this Earth Science Course, students will explore multiple theories about the universe, technology that supports these theories, and the movement of bodies within the universe. They will investigate geothermal activity, volcanic activity, climate, and geological formations on Earth. Also covered are the different ecosystems on Earth, the natural and human elements that affect nature, biodiversity, and the different physical systems on Earth.

Science SCI213 Environmental Science

As our amazing planet continues to change over time, it becomes more and more apparent how human activity impacts the environment. In Marine Science, you will delve deep into Earth’s bodies of water and study its geologic structures, as well as how these structures impact the oceans. You will investigate characteristics of various populations, patterns of distribution of life in our aquatic systems, and ongoing changes occurring every day in our precious ecosystems.
The Earth’s lakes and oceans have a tremendous impact on climate, weather, and the seasonal variations of ecosystems. You will have the opportunity to explore the relationships among living organisms and see how they are affected by ocean currents, tides, and waves.

Science SCI100 Great Minds in Science

Is there life on other planets? What extremes can the human body endure? Can we solve the problem of global warming? Today, scientists, explorers, and writers are working to answer all of these questions. Like Edison, Einstein, Curie, and Newton, the scientists of today are asking questions and working on problems that may revolutionize our lives and world. This course focuses on 10 of today’s greatest scientific minds. Each unit takes an in-depth look at one of these individuals, and shows how their ideas may help to shape tomorrow’s world.

Science SCI214 Marine Science

As our amazing planet continues to change over time, it becomes more and more apparent how human activity impacts the environment. In Marine Science, you will delve deep into Earth’s bodies of water and study its geologic structures, as well as how these structures impact the oceans. You will investigate characteristics of various populations, patterns of distribution of life in our aquatic systems, and ongoing changes occurring every day in our precious ecosystems.
The Earth’s lakes and oceans have a tremendous impact on climate, weather, and the seasonal variations of ecosystems. You will have the opportunity to explore the relationships among living organisms and see how they are affected by ocean currents, tides, and waves.

Science SCI120 Physical Science

This course students investigate matter and explore its properties and states. They learn how the elements of matter are organized in the periodic table and examine different types of materials, including metals, ceramics, and radioactive substances.

Science SCI410 Physics

In this course, students will study matter, energy, electricity, magnetism, momentum and motion. Lessons will focus on how to measure the motion of an object in terms of position, time, velocity and acceleration; determine the relation between force, mass, and acceleration; determine the strength of gravitational and electric forces; and understand the properties and applications of waves.

Calculus
Science SCI411 Research Methods

In this course, you will explore and apply the fundamentals of scientific research methodology by examining a social issue. You will develop a research question, find and evaluate existing research, and design and implement an objective research method. This course offers a step-by-step, systematic approach to conducting research. The emphasis is on using critical thinking, efficient research techniques, and the Internet to produce an in-depth research paper.

Social Studies SOC313 Current World Issues

This course explores major issues facing our world today, including social, economic and political issues. Students have the opportunity to conduct research and open-mindedly consider all sides of an issue. Students will study the causes and effects of global issues as they cross cultures and span across time. Students will write informal reflection journals as well as more formal proposals. Students will also create presentations that show a clear understanding of the complexity of various issues.

Social Studies SOC411 Economics

This Economics course is focused on students learning how to identify factors that drive economic decisions, analyze economic choices, understand the differences between Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, and identify the types of economic systems. Students will learn about types of market structures, how Supply and Demand interact, and analyze productivity and standards of living, along with the balance between management and labor. Students examine government revenue, spending, and taxation. They analyze globalization, the global economy, and then look more closely at personal finance. Students identify how banks, the Federal Reserve, and the FDIC function, and they learn how data is collected to determine how to analyze the economy. Inflation, revenue, taxes, and other economic issues are explored.

Social Studies SOC311 Psychology

In this course, students will learn about the role that human attitudes, values and behaviors have on promoting health and safety, learning skills, work productivity, child and adolescent development, and human effectiveness. Lessons will include the psychological roots of crime and violence, poverty and prejudice, environmental and consumer issues. Students will gain an understanding of the complexities of human thought and behavior, the factors related to the differences between people and the scientific methods that are at the core of the discipline. In lessons and exercises, students will directly apply knowledge gained to their daily lives.

Social Studies SOC410 U.S. Government

In this course, students will be introduced to the concept of government, politics, and civic life. They will examine the origins, functions, and structure of our government and discuss the principles and values that the U.S. Constitution promotes. They will study political structure and process, including political parties, voting, and foreign policy. Students will also describe and evaluate the civic and personal responsibilities of citizens, including what it means to be a member of a state and the nation. They will research a public issue, evaluate how to make a reasoned argument, and propose solutions. They will also examine the impact of media on the political process and on social opinion. As a final project, they will research a local community service project and describe how the experience relates to the American ideal of participation.

Social Studies SOC310 U.S. History

In the first part of this course, students will be immersed in American History. From the American Revolution to World War II, they will be taken on an exciting journey as the United States grew from an infant nation into a world power. Students will study the growing pains of expansion and the struggle to establish state rights and federal rights that led the nation into the Civil War. Then, they will study the Reconstruction era through the turn of the century, focusing on urbanization and industrialization, two forces that catapulted the United States into the 20th century. Learners will explore how the United States participated in WWI and WWII, including key turning points that set the United States up as a world power. In the second part of the course, students will explore topics ranging from the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, to 9/11 and its aftermath. The United States has played an important role in world politics as well as experienced major growth and changes at home. By the end of the Cold War, the world was changing and the United States experienced an economic boom. With success comes struggles and conflict, so students will take a close look at the attacks of 9/11 and its aftermath. This, then, will bring learners to modern times where they will focus on the impacts of the Age of Technology and climate change.

Social Studies SOC210 World Civilizations

The primary part of learning about world civilizations is understanding how the history of the world connects, intersects, and impacts with today’s world. In order to do this, students need to be able to think like historians; they need to look for and analyze the whys and hows of history. In this course, students will learn the core concepts of civilization, how a civilization develops, spread, and, sometimes, falls. As we work through this course, students will learn to question, analyze and decipher history and the connections of civilizations. Students will look at early history, how civilizations build, the elements that make up a civilization, and the complexity of building a civilization.

Social Studies SOC110 World Geography

In this course, students will study "the why of the where," exploring how to use geography as a tool to better understand the world in which they live. Learners will evaluate the impact of location, place, movement, region and human-environmental interactions. Emphasis will be placed understanding the human and physical characteristics of places and regions; examining the physical processes and human activities that shape the earth’s surface; and applying geographic knowledge to social and political events in history and the modern world.

World Languages LAT110 Latin I

In the first section of this course, students will become acquainted with the Latin language and its connections to many of its daughter languages. In the second section, students will increase their understanding of the language and further develop written and oral fluency. In the third section, students will further develop their written and oral command of the language and study the contributions Latin has made to today’s spoken languages and the use of Latin as a tool for learning and understanding modern languages.

World Languages LAT210 Latin II

In the first section of this course, students will become acquainted with the Latin language and its connections to many of its daughter languages. In the second section, students will increase their understanding of the language and further develop written and oral fluency. In the third section, students will further develop their written and oral command of the language and study the contributions Latin has made to today’s spoken languages and the use of Latin as a tool for learning and understanding modern languages.

Latin I
World Languages LAT310 Latin III

In the first section of this course, students will become acquainted with the Latin language and its connections to many of its daughter languages. In the second section, students will increase their understanding of the language and further develop written and oral fluency. In the third section, students will further develop their written and oral command of the language and study the contributions Latin has made to today’s spoken languages and the use of Latin as a tool for learning and understanding modern languages.

Latin II
World Languages SPN110 Spanish I

The goal of the course is to teach the student how to read, write, listen, and understand Spanish. This is a first year class in the Spanish language. Students will learn the alphabet and numerals as well as basic vocabulary for various situations, including shopping, meeting up with friends and traveling. Students will also learn basic verb conjugation skills. In this course, students will learn to engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions in written and oral Spanish. Learners will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices, products and perspectives of Hispanic cultures and learn to use Spanish within and beyond the school setting, using the language for personal enjoyment and enrichment.

World Languages SPN210 Spanish II

In Spanish II, students travel virtually through Central America and the Caribbean, spending time in museums, traffic jams, and even the hospital. In this course, students broaden their Spanish vocabulary and their knowledge of grammar. They meet people from many different countries and cultures. While waiting for the plane ride home, students also meet some Spanish-speaking people from different parts of the United States.

The purpose of this course is to strengthen Spanish listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Students also experience the beauty and expressiveness of a language that is shared by different people and cultures throughout the world.

Spanish I
Chief Manuelito Scholarship Courses NAV111 Navajo Government

In this course, students will explore the fundamentals of Navajo government, including an investigation of how the system is similar and different from other democratic systems and the role of history and culture of the formation of the government. Students will study the impact of American history on the Navajo nation, explore the concept of having one nation exist within another and investigate the ways in which tradition impacts governance.

Chief Manuelito Scholarship Courses NAV110 Navajo Language

This course meets the Chief Manuelito Scholarship Navajo Language requirement.This course fulfills the requirement for Navajo Language for students anticipating applying for the Chief Manuelito scholarship. Topics covered are: Navajo vowels, Navajo consonants, Family, Parts of the Human Body, Numbers 1 to 10, 10's, 100's, 1000's, Colors, Textures, Shapes & Sizes, Time, Days of the Week, Seasons, Months, Clothing, Food, Money, Directions, Places, Nature, Plants, and Animals.
In this course, students will study the Navajo language, an Athabaskan language still widely used among the people of the Navajo Nation in the southwestern United States. Navajo is a tonal language, like Mandarin, and students will practice using rising and falling vowel sounds to communicate meaning. Learners will be exposed to Navajo vowel and consonant sounds, familial relationships, parts of the body, numbers, colors, textures, shapes, sizes, time, days of the week, seasons, months, clothing, food, money, directions, places, nature, plants and animals.