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19-20 High School Courseshttps://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/pagetitles/DispForm.aspx?ID=1https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/pagetitles/DispForm.aspx?ID=1{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}19-20 High School CoursesBeginning with the class of 2010, 220 credit hours must be earned in the areas listed below. Ten credits are equivalent to one full year of credit in a specific subject. Please note that 'Max Fee' represents the maximum fee allowed to be charged by the district for that course. Schools may opt to charge less than the approved maximum. Please check with the school about actual fees for a specific course. Please click on one of the links to the left to see all courses in that content area.

 

 

https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=31129https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=31129{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L88AP Literature and Composition wtThis course will engage students in the careful reading and critical analysis of imaginative literature. Through the close reading of selected texts, students will deepen their understanding of the ways writers use language to provide both meaning and pleasure for their readers. As they read, students should consider a work’s structure, style, and themes as well as such smaller-scale elements as the use of figurative language, imagery, symbolism and tone. Students will initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions and develop fundamental communication skills in order to effectively share reasoning and varied perspectives during oral presentations. This course will prepare students for the AP English examinations. 10LA - LA Elective12th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/AP%20Literature%20and%20Composition%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=31411https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=31411{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A43Drawing and Painting 3This third level more advanced class builds upon the drawing and painting experiences of level 2. The class will provide opportunities to expand drawing, painting and related skills; to develop a personal style; to develop creative ideas; to expand one’s awareness to art beyond school, and to provide instruction based on a student’s art or career goals when desired. Proficiency in skills will be expected. 5Fine Arts10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Drawing%20and%20Painting%203.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=31716https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=31716{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I64IB Visual Arts HL wtThis is the second year of a two‐year sequence which covers the IB Visual Arts curriculum. Students will continue to develop analytical skills in problem-solving and divergent thinking, and expand technical proficiency and confidence as art-makers. Students will develop a sketchbook/journal and complete an artwork portfolio consisting of multiple pieces of art. While preparing work for public display, students will learn curative skills and techniques. This class is the final preparation for the IB Visual Arts HL assessments. Students will refine their artistic analytical and problem-solving skills. Students will engage in, experiment with, and critically reflect upon a wide range of contemporary visual arts practices. 10Fine Arts11th;#12th;#1 yearArtN/ANo35.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/IB%20Visual%20Arts%20HL%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=32287https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=32287{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}P25Weight Training 2Weight Training 2 goes beyond basic knowledge of Weight Training 1 to provide a more specific training in physical fitness and strength training. This course uses the knowledge of strength training principles and sport specific fitness to create a more individual training program.5Physical Education9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterPEN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Weight%20Training%202.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47416https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47416{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A38Arts of the World “Arts of the World” emphasizes applying the elements of art and the principles of design to create multicultural inspired works of art. An awareness and sensitivity to cultural differences will be a large part of the class. Students will create both two and three-dimensional works. Students will study the people, history, geography, and art of many cultures. A variety of media such as paint, clay, wood, paper mache, fibers, found objects, etc. will be used. 5Fine Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Arts%20of%20the%20World.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47421https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47421{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}X84ASVAB EnglishThe Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a comprehensive test that helps determine students’ eligibility and suitability for careers in the military. Students who score at least 31 on the AFQT are eligible for service (along with other standards that include physical condition and personal conduct). Students who take the ASVAB are not required to enlist in the military. Consult your school to determine test availability. Minimum Score of 31.0N/A9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/ASVAB%20English.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47422https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47422{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}X85ASVAB MathThe Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a comprehensive test that helps determine students’ eligibility and suitability for careers in the military. Students who score at least 31 on the AFQT are eligible for service (along with other standards that include physical condition and personal conduct). Students who take the ASVAB are not required to enlist in the military. Consult your school to determine test availability. Minimum Score of 31.0N/A9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/ASVAB%20Math.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47427https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47427{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}X51AVID 9AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) AVID is a college preparatory program that focuses on students who are academically proficient, yet need support in reaching and succeeding in advanced academic courses. AVID bridges student gaps in the skills, language, habits, and resources of the college-bound student. Additionally, students in AVID receive academic and motivational support. Other aspects of the program include: field trips to places of educational and cultural interest and tutoring by college students.10ElectivesConcurrent M31 or higher9th;#1 yearOtherN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/AVID%209.docx
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https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47431https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47431{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}N72Band 2Band Level 2 is a course that further explores the organization, preparation, and performance concepts of a contemporary band. The yearlong course will further explore both the marching and concert band idioms. Included is the study of more intricate music and both affective and physical coordination skills necessary for band performances. In addition, a variety of group and individual leadership positions will be available. Public performance after school hours is an integral part of the course and is required.10Fine ArtsN71 or At least 3 years of study of a band instrument or appropriate experience or permission of instructor 9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMusicSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo75.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Band%202.docx
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https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47437https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47437{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}P81Basketball 1The goal of Basketball 1 is to provide a knowledge base and practical experience in playing basketball. Basketball 1 provides a foundation upon which each person can develop fundamental skills to participate leisurely or competitively in the team sport.5Physical Education9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterPEN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Basketball%201.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47449https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47449{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}PA4Bio Technical Engineering wtThis course explores the vast and growing field of Biotechnical Engineering. Students will combine aspects of human anatomy and biology with engineering. The topics studentsyou will explore include genetic engineering and biomedical advances such as artificial joints and organs. Students will also tackle the moral, ethical, and legal questions surrounding this field as well as exploring possible career options. Membership in the Student Organization TSA is an integral part of this program.10Practical Arts10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearPractical ExperiencesSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo30.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/BioTechnical%20Engineering%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47455https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47455{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}P30Bowling and Recreational GamesThe goal of the Bowling and Recreational Games course is to provide a knowledge base and practical experience in lifelong activities. Bowling & other Recreational activities provides a foundation upon which each person can develop skills and knowledge to participate socially or competitively in lifelong physical activities.5Physical Education9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterPEN/ANo50.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Bowling%20and%20Recreational%20Games.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47457https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47457{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}XBBALLBoys BasketballUsed to add a student to a class so that a coach can view them0N/A6th;#7th;#8th;#9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyAthleticsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Boys%20Basketball.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47458https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47458{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}XBGOLFBoys GolfUsed to add a student to a class so that a coach can view them0N/A6th;#7th;#8th;#9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyAthleticsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Boys%20Golf.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47459https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47459{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}XBLACBoys LacrosseUsed to add a student to a class so that a coach can view them0N/A6th;#7th;#8th;#9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyAthleticsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Boys%20Lacrosse.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47460https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47460{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}XBSOCBoys SoccerUsed to add a student to a class so that a coach can view them0N/A6th;#7th;#8th;#9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyAthleticsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Boys%20Soccer.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47461https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47461{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}XBSWIMBoys SwimmingUsed to add a student to a class so that a coach can view them0N/A6th;#7th;#8th;#9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyAthleticsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Boys%20Swimming.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47462https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47462{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}XBTENBoys TennisUsed to add a student to a class so that a coach can view them0N/A6th;#7th;#8th;#9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyAthleticsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Boys%20Tennis.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47476https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47476{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I112BVSD PIB Algebra 2 wtPIB Algebra 2 will cover the concepts of Algebra 2 with more emphasis on theory, structure, and applications. The students will study number sets, relations, functions, solutions of polynomial, radical, rational exponential, and logarithmic equations. Two and three dimensional vector spaces, sequences and series will also be covered. The students will make and test conjectures to deepen their understandings of these topics. The pace of this Pre-IB advanced course may be faster than that Algebra 2 but will prepare students for the IB Math Studies class in the second of a two-year Diploma plan for Group 5 Mathematics and subsequent IB exam . 10MA - Algebra 1 or Higher10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/BVSD%20PIB%20Algebra%202%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47478https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47478{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I40BVSD PIB Biology 1 wtIB Biology 1 is a comprehensive survey of cells, biochemistry, genetics, evolution, ecology and select topics in physiology. Students will gain conceptual and practical skills as a result of involvement in scientific activities and statistical analyses. Students will develop the ability to evaluate biological knowledge with respect to problems which are facing mankind at present, and which have implication of serious consequences in the future. Laboratory experiences are a major portion of the course. This course is the first part of a curriculum pathway leading to IB/AP exams. 10SC - Life SciencePrerequisites - S10 or I42, concurrent I3410th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/BVSD%20PIB%20Biology%201%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47479https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47479{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I42BVSD PIB Chemistry Physics wtThis class is an exploratory science course which leads to a solid foundation for IB/AP science courses. Emphasis will be placed on observing relationships, identifying variables and developing explanations in qualitative and quantitative ways through experimentation and analysis. Students will be able to relate concepts of chemistry and physics to real world phenomena, while understanding their theoretical principles. The course teaches strong laboratory skills. 10SC - Physical SciencePrerequisites - M35, Concurrent enrollment I349th;#10th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo40.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/BVSD%20PIB%20Chemistry%20Physics%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47482https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47482{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I49BVSD PIB French 2 wtIn this course students will build a sound foundation in French through structured practice in listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities. The course emphasizes daily participation and regular demonstration of both oral and written proficiency. In addition to expanding on core material presented in French 1, students will master appropriate verbs, grammar structures, idioms, vocabulary, and cultural information necessary to carry out the general communicative functions. This class is taught primarily in French. This course is advanced, and goes beyond curriculum expectations of a standard course offering by increasing depth and complexity. Students will be engaged in dynamic, high‐level learning. The pace of this course may be faster than that of a traditional course. 10World Language9th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/BVSD%20PIB%20French%202%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47483https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47483{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I50BVSD PIB French 3 wtBVSD Pre-IB Latin 3 is a continuation of BVSD Pre-IB Latin 2, and seeks to expand students’ knowledge of Latin language, literature and ancient Roman culture. Students will practice more complex grammar exercises and begin to read more challenging Latin texts. Readings include stories about famous heroes and heroines from both myth and history. Students will read a variety of classical literature. Key methodological tools of the course include expanded study of vocabulary and extensive reading. This course is advanced, and goes beyond curriculum expectations of a standard course by increasing depth and complexity. Students will be engaged in dynamic, high-level learning. The pace of this course may be faster than that of a traditional course. 10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/BVSD%20PIB%20French%203%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47485https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47485{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I34BVSD PIB Geometry wtThis course presents a thorough study of the structure of the postulation system and the development of formal synthetic proof with an emphasis on logic. It treats the topic of congruence, parallelism, perpendicularity, properties of polygons, similarity, symmetry, transformations, Venn diagrams, right triangle trigonometry, and the relationships of circles, spheres, lines and planes. In addition, the maintenance of algebraic skills will be emphasized and topics from probability and statistics will be introduced. This course is advanced, and goes beyond curriculum expectations of a standard course by increasing depth and complexity. Students will be engaged in dynamic, high-level learning. The pace of this course may be faster than that of a traditional course. I34 BVSD Pre-IB Geometry is a key foundational course for moving successfully through the IB math curriculum. 10MA - Algebra 1 or HigherM19 or M359th;#10th;#1 yearMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/BVSD%20PIB%20Geometry%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47487https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47487{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I20BVSD PIB Grade 9 LA wtThis course is a year-long preparatory class providing students knowledge and skills required for advanced language arts studies. It is the first of two preparatory courses that support junior‐senior IB English and/or AP English course content. Students will concentrate on American literature and world literature. Emphasis will be on vocabulary building, close reading of texts, grammatically correct writing, argumentative and critical writing with textual support, and oral commentary about literature. A variety of texts and learning strategies are used to develop students’ individual strengths in reading, writing, and speaking. This course is advanced, and goes beyond curriculum expectations of a standard course offering by increasing depth and complexity. Students will be engaged in dynamic, high‐level learning. The pace of this course may be faster than that of a traditional course. Summer reading may be required for entering students. 10LA - English 99th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/BVSD%20PIB%20Grade%209%20LA%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47489https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47489{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I45BVSD PIB Spanish 2 wtThis course will build a sound foundation in Spanish language through structured practice in listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities. It is also designed to be the first of several weighted courses leading to IB and AP exams. Students will gain vocabulary on global topics along with the standard Spanish 2 vocabulary through topical readings and varied media sources to increase understanding and communication in Spanish. This course is advanced, and goes beyond curriculum expectations of a standard course by increasing depth and complexity. Students will be engaged in dynamic, high-level learning. The pace of this course may be faster than that of a traditional course. 10World Language9th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/BVSD%20PIB%20Spanish%202%20wt.docx
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https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47505https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=47505{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}H21Catering 2Catering 2 provides the opportunity to apply advanced skills in a restaurant or catering format. Catering projects will reflect the culinary traditions of the United States as well as international cuisine. Class format will include cooperative lab experiences, individual and group projects, presentation by guest speakers, and use a variety of state of the art technologies. Personal and leadership activities from the vocational student organization Family, Career and Community Leaders of America are integrated into class activities. Consistent daily participation is expected. Membership in the Student Organization FCCLA is an integral part of this program.5Practical Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterFamily and Consumer EducationHospitality, Human Services & EducationNo60.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Catering%202.docx
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