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20-21 High School Courses{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. Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99227 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99227{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 TechnologyNo30.0000000000000 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99283 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99283{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}XCAPCommunity Adventure ProgramThe Community Adventure Program (CAP) is an interdisciplinary environmental education and service-learning class designed to provide high school students with an opportunity to identify environmental issues, research and understand these issues from a stakeholder perspective, and collaborate with local government and community organizations to design and implement solutions to address these issues locally. Students will participate in lectures and group discussions, complete reading and journal assignments, go on field trips, hikes, and two overnight camping trips, and design and implement an environmental service-learning project as a class. CAP addresses multiple academic standards, including Science, Social Studies, Comprehensive Health and Physical Education, and Reading, Writing, and Communicating and is perfect for students to explore hands-on, project-based, student directed learning opportunities that are relevant to real-world problems. 5Electives9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterOtherN/ANo Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99287 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99287{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}X68Career Internship ProgramThis course provides students with the opportunity to spend three or more hours per week in a job setting. Students receive one unit of credit for each fifteen hours of participation. Students meet with the coordinator of the program in small groups for career exploration and enrichment sessions. The program is designed to help students gain further knowledge of career opportunities.VaryPractical Arts10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANo Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99324 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99324{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}PA5Civil and Architectural Engineering wtStudents will learn the relationship between structure and design by designing a habitat for humanity home and remodeling a large commercial building using Autodesk Revit software. Students will analyze all aspects of a building site and explore engineering challenges unique to Colorado. They will also study environmental engineering concepts such as basic fluid dynamics, water and wastewater treatment, stormwater management, and water resources. Membership in the Student Organization TSA is an integral part of this program. 10Practical Arts10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearPractical ExperiencesSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo30.0000000000000 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99341 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99341{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}X67Community ServiceStudents must register for this course by completing the application and be approved before volunteering for service. Students will be required to keep a journal, write a one page essay based on research, and document their hours. The volunteer hours may be completed during the summer if approval is given by the last day of school. Please consult your counselor for more information. This course is in addition to a student’s regular class load.VaryElectivesApplication9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANo Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99417 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99417{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}PA3Design and Manufacturing wtThis course builds upon the 3D computer design skills students developed in Introduction to Engineering Design. Students will use VEX robotics equipment to design and build automated robots such as search and rescue bots or automated kids toys. Students will learn G&M code to run the milling machine to create jewelry/playing card boxes. They will also learn how to program a large robotic arm, build their very own VEX robotic arm, and design and build a whole class manufacturing line with VEX equipment. Four new software applications are learned in this course. Membership in the Student Organization TSA is an integral part of this program.10Practical Arts10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearPractical ExperiencesSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo30.0000000000000 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99486 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99486{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}PA6Engineering Design and Development wtIn this capstone course, students will work mostly in teams to design and construct the solution to an engineering problem, applying the principles developed in preceding engineering courses. The problems will involve a wide range of engineering applications. Each student will be responsible for delivering progress reports and making various presentations of their project for an outside review panel of practicing engineers and scientists. Membership in the Student Organization TSA is an integral part of this program.10Practical Arts12th;#1 yearPractical ExperiencesSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo30.0000000000000 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99684 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99684{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}XHSICANHigh School ICAN10Electives9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearOtherN/ANo Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99702 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99702{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}X32HS Academic AssistantAcademic Assistant provides students with an organized experience to assist other students, through a helping relationship, with their studies and personal growth and development. The course provides opportunities for the students taking the course to develop a basic understanding of individual differences and to explore career options in related fields. Academic Assistant experiences are preplanned by the teacher of the course and any cooperating teacher under whom the tutoring is to be provided. The course provides a balance of class work relating to the development of and use of: (1) listening skills, (2) communication skills, (3) facilitation skills, (4) decision-making skills, and (5) teaching strategies.5ElectivesPlacement by permission of appropriate office staff or teacher 9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterOtherN/ANo Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99719 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99719{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}X22HS Office AssistantOffice Assistant provides students with instruction in the routines and responsibilities of a school office. Students in this program work with the department head, school counselor or secretary during a scheduled period of the school day. Students assist the school staff by performing a variety of supportive tasks including clerical (non-confidential) duties. Students may be scheduled to assist in the media center, the counseling office, the attendance office, the main office, or with individual teachers. Students who are interviewed and selected will serve as valuable resources for teachers and office personnel. Students are expected to be dependable and industrious. The ability to relate well with other students, adults, and visitors is very important.5ElectivesPlacement by permission of appropriate office staff or teacher 9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterOtherN/ANo Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99763 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99763{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}XIB11IB Diploma Program Grade 110N/A9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANo Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99764 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99764{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}XIB12IB Diploma Program Grade 120N/A9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANo Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99792 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99792{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}XIBIB Seminar0N/A9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANo Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99865 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99865{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}PA1Introduction to Engineering Design wtThis is an introductory course which develops student problems solving, project planning, and independent study skills. Student work completed in both individual and team settings. Most of the time is spent at the computer developing a 3D model of an object using state of the art computer hardware and software, AutoDesk Inventor. The course emphasizes the engineering design process. Students will create design prototypes in the engineering laboratory using the 3D printer and the laser cutter. Students will be learning basic circuitry and programming with Sparkfun Arduinos. Students will also explore career opportunities in various other engineering fields. Membership in the Student Organization TSA is an integral part of this program. 10Practical Arts9th;#10th;#1 yearPractical ExperiencesSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo30.0000000000000 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=100034 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=100034{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}XMMMoney ManagementThis is a placeholder for completion of the Money Management Graduation Requirement by taking the online test.0N/A6th;#7th;#8th;#9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANo Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=100079 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=100079{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}C97Pathways2TeachingThis course examines the sociological issues related to urban schools, communities, and teaching and provides an overview of such topics as school culture, diversity, ethnicity, and social realities in American schools. Students will critically examine crent education issues that affect their lives, their local community, and P-12 classrooms throughout the state and the country. Throughout this course we will examine achievement data (local, state and national) by gender, race, ethnicity, English language proficiency, and program type (gifted/ talented, special education, honors, Advanced Placement, etc.) and use this analysis to generate questions, offer solutions, and engage in critical dialogue about educational inequalities and educational justice. Ultimately, the purpose of this course is twofold: First, the course is designed to encourage high school students to consider teaching and related fields as a viable and important career choice. The course is also designed to provide students with “college knowledge”. That is, students will: a) gain an appreciation of the importance of academic success; b) be provided with supports and mentors to help achieve greater academic success; and c) gain an understanding of how to navigate the college and scholarship search and application process – including information for students who will be applying as international students. ur10Practical Arts11th;#12th;#1 yearPractical ExperiencesHospitality, Human Services & EducationNo Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=100187 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=100187{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}XPIB9PreIB Grade 90N/A9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANo Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=100188 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=100188{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}XPIB10PreIB Grade 100N/A9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANo Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=100333 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=100333{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}X61Student CouncilStudent Council provides students elected to student council with an organized period to carry out the functions of student governance. The purpose of this class is to teach, then develop, and then refine leadership skills. Skills taught will include project planning effective delegation, task identification analysis and scheduling, effective communication, the roll of interpersonal relationships in leadership, parliamentary procedure, constructive argumentation, and budgeting. Students will learn through both at-your-seat instruction and application to projects such as Homecoming, school and community service projects5Electives9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterOtherN/ANo Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99019 Courses List/DispForm.aspx?ID=99019{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}PA10Aerospace Engineering wtThe course explores the evolution of flight, flight fundamentals, navigation and control, aerospace materials, propulsion, space travel, orbital mechanics, ergonomics, remotely operated systems and related careers. As students explore the physics of flight, they will bring the concepts to life by designing an airfoil, a propulsion system, and a rocket. The course will cover basic orbital mechanics using industry-standard software and explore robot systems through projects such as remotely operated vehicles. Membership in the Student Organization TSA is an integral part of this program.10Practical Arts11th;#12th;#1 yearPractical ExperiencesSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo30.0000000000000