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20-21 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}20-21 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=99353https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99353{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}D81Computer Programming Basic - Semester5Practical Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterComputer TechnologySTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Computer%20Programming%20Basic%20-%20Semester.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99362https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99362{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}D80Computer Science in the Modern WorldThis one semester introduction to microcomputers and data processing provides an understanding of how computers affect our daily lives. Skills will be taught that enable us to better integrate computer technology into our daily routines. Topics include computer history, digital communications, word processing, spreadsheets, desktop publications, graphics, searching the internet, and multimedia presentations. Membership in the Student Organizations of SkillsUSA or TSA is an integral part of this program.5Practical Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterComputer TechnologySTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Computer%20Science%20in%20the%20Modern%20World.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99363https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99363{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}PA9Computer Science wtThe course, is project- and problem based, with students working in teams and individually to develop computational thinking and solve open-ended, practical problems that occur in the real world. Students will learn solid programming skills in either JavaScript or Python. Students completing the course will be well prepared for a first course in Java, another object oriented programming language course such as IB Computer Science, or a first year computer science course at a university. Membership in the Student Organization TSA is an integral part of this program.10Practical Arts10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearComputer TechnologySTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo30.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/Computer%20Science%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99745https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99745{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I23IB/AP Computer Science wtThis course is computer programming promoting fundamental concepts of computational thinking as well as knowledge of how computers and other digital devices operate. The goal of the course is to teach students how to design and implement computer programs that solve modern-day problems and address common challenges. Students will learn a wide range of programming tools and solve complex problems through hands-on experiences. There is no prescribed development environment; appropriate resources may include Java, Scratch, Alice, Python, Visual Basic (.Net), spreadsheet software and JavaScript. Students will be prepared to take the IB and/or AP Computer Science exams. 10Practical Arts10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearComputer TechnologySTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo30.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/IB%20AP%20Computer%20Science%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99760https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99760{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}I113IB Computer Science 2 HL wtIB Computer Science 2 HL is second or the two-year curriculum that expands upon the studies of programming and computer capabilities to solve modern day problems and address global challenges. There is no prescribed development environment; appropriate resources may include Java, Python and JavaScript. Students will complete the IB internal assessment project, a large software project requirement, and be prepared for the IB SL or HL exams in May. 10Practical Arts12th;#1 yearComputer TechnologySTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/IB%20Computer%20Science%202%20HL%20wt.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99090https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99090{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}D93AP Computer Science Principles Semester 1This course is the first semester of AP CS Principles. This course is equivalent to a non-CS Majors course at the College level. This is an introductory course for all students who can not only succeed in an AP Computer Science course, but attain credit for this course at universities and colleges. AP Computer Science Principles introduces students to the central ideas of computer science, instilling the ideas and practices of computational thinking and inviting students to understand how computing changes the world. This rigorous course promotes deep learning of computational content, develops computational thinking skills, and engages students in the creative aspects of the field. This course is unique in its focus on fostering students to be creative. Students are encouraged to apply creative processes when developing computational artifacts (computer programs) and to think creatively while using simulations to explore questions that interest them. Rather than teaching a particular programming language or tool, the course focuses on using technology and programming as a means to solve computational problems and create exciting and personally relevant artifacts. Students design and implement innovative solutions using an iterative process similar to what artists, writers, computer scientists, and engineers use to bring ideas to life. (Source: AP Computer Science Principles Curriculum Framework). Membership in the Student Organizations of SkillsUSA or TSA is an integral part of this program.5MA - Algebra 1 or Higher9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterComputer TechnologySTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/AP%20Computer%20Science%20Principles%20Semester%201.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99091https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/UHS Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99091{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}D94AP Computer Science Principles Semester 2This course is the second semester of AP CS Principles. It is a course proposed nationally and proposed by the AP College Board, APĀ® Computer Science Principles. This course is an AP Computer Science Course that is equivalent to a non-CS Majors course at the College level. This is an introductory course for all students who can not only succeed in an AP Computer Science course, but attain credit for this course at universities and colleges. AP Computer Science Principles introduces students to the central ideas of computer science, instilling the ideas and practices of computational thinking and inviting students to understand how computing changes the world. This rigorous course promotes deep learning of computational content, develops computational thinking skills, and engages students in the creative aspects of the field. This course is unique in its focus on fostering students to be creative. Students are encouraged to apply creative processes when developing computational artifacts (computer programs) and to think creatively while using simulations to explore questions that interest them. Rather than teaching a particular programming language or tool, the course focuses on using technology and programming as a means to solve computational problems and create exciting and personally relevant artifacts. Students design and implement innovative solutions using an iterative process similar to what artists, writers, computer scientists, and engineers use to bring ideas to life. (Source: AP Computer Science Principles Curriculum Framework). In this course, students will create a final project and portfolio. Membership in the Student Organizations of SkillsUSA or TSA is an integral part of this program.5MA - Algebra 1 or Higheror equivalent to D939th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterComputer TechnologySTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/1920%20Course%20Catalog/AP%20Computer%20Science%20Principles%20Semester%202.docx