Academics‎ > ‎

Course Sequences

SUGGESTED COURSES OF STUDY

Below are some suggested courses of study that will prepare students for various post high school education and career options.  While each student’s program needs to be designed on an individual basis, these suggested courses of study are given as general guidelines.




FOUR YEAR COLLEGE


The following list of courses represents an academic core of classes for a student who is planning to attend a four-year competitive college. 
 Students are encouraged to take other classes that are of interest and will enhance their skills to become productive citizens.  

Please note: Students are encouraged to take the courses that will allow them the greatest variety of options after high school.  Enrolling in the most advanced level courses a student may successfully complete is highly recommended.

Freshman Year
English 9 Advanced
Freshman Science Advanced
World Geography Advanced
Integrated Mathematics I Advanced, Integrated Mathematics II Advanced
French I Advanced, Latin I, Spanish I Advanced
Fine Arts Class
Freshman Physical Education
Health
Electives

Sophomore Year
English 10 Advanced
Biology Advanced
Public Speaking, Criminal Justice, European Conflicts
Integrated Mathematics III Advanced, Pre calculus
French II Advanced, Latin II, Spanish II Advanced
Fine Arts Class
Physical Education
Driver Education
Electives

Junior Year
English 11 Advanced
Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy&Physiology,AP Chemistry
U.S. History I & II Adv., AP U.S. History, Psychology Adv., European Conflicts, Women in US Hist. 
Pre calculus, AP Calculus AB
French III Advanced 
College Classes, VHS Classes
Physical Education
Fine Arts Class
Electives

Senior Year
English 12 Advanced or AP English
Physics, Anatomy&Physiology, Chemistry, AP Chemistry
Pre calculus, AP Calculus AB or AP Calculus BC
Sociology, Women in US Hist., AP US Hist., US Hist. Adv. I/II, Psychology Adv., Public Speaking
French IV Advanced
College Classes, VHS Classes
Senior Project
Electives




TWO-YEAR COLLEGE

The following list of courses represents a selection of classes for a student who may attend a four-year college or a two-year business or technical college. Students are encouraged to take other classes that are of interest and will enhance their skills to become productive citizens. Each year these colleges are becoming more and more competitive. Selection of courses should take this trend into consideration.

Freshman Year
English 9, English 9 Advanced
Freshman Science, Freshman Science Advanced
Integrated Mathematics I & II, Advanced Mathematics I & II
World Geography, World Geography Advanced
French I, French I Advanced, Latin I, Spanish I, Spanish I Advanced
Freshman Physical Education
Health
Electives

Sophomore Year
English 10, English 10 Advanced
Earth Science or Biology, Biology Advanced
Integrated Mathematics II & III, Integrated Mathematics II & III Advanced,  Pre calculus???
European Conflicts, Public Speaking, Civics
French I or II Advanced, Latin I & II
Spanish I & II or Spanish I & II Advanced
Fine Arts Class
Physical Education
Driver Education
Electives

Junior Year
English 11/English 11 Advanced
Biology, Biology Advanced, Chemistry, Chemistry Advanced
Integrated Mathematics III, Integrated Math III Advanced, Pre calculus, AP Calculus AB
U.S. History, US Hist. Adv. I & II, AP US Hist., Psychology Adv., Women in US Hist., Public Speaking
Fine Arts Class
French III,  French III Advanced, Latin II, Spanish I & II or Spanish I & II Advanced
Physical Education
Electives

Senior Year
English 12, English 12 Advanced, AP English
Physics, Anatomy & Physiology, Chemistry, AP Chemistry
Integrated Math IV????  Pre calculus, AP Calculus
U.S. History I & II, U.S. History I & II Advanced, Psychology Advanced, Public Speaking, Sociology, Women in US History, Criminal Justice 
French III Advanced, French IV Advanced, Spanish II Advanced
Senior Project
College Classes, VHS Classes
Electives




PRE-EMPLOYMENT

The following is a course study to prepare students to attend a technical course as part of their high school program, to attend a technical college after graduation, to enter the armed services, or to enter the work force. Students are encouraged to take other classes that are of interest and will enhance their skills to become productive citizens and to take classes that will prepare them for a variety of options, including furthering their education at some later date.

Freshman Year
English 9
Freshman Science
Integrated Mathematics I, Math Lab
World Geography
Fine Arts Class
Freshman Physical Education
Health
Electives


Sophomore Year
English 10
Earth/Physical Science, Biology, Meteorology
Civics, Public Speaking
Integrated Mathematics I, II
Fine Arts Class
Physical Education
Driver Education
Electives, including foreign languages

Junior Year
English 11
Physical Science, Biology, Environmental Science
U.S. History I, II
Integrated Math I, II III
Technical Education Course
Physical Education
Electives, including foreign languages

Senior Year
English 12
Biology, Environmental Science, Meteorology
U.S. History I, II, Civics, Public Speaking, Criminal Justice
Integrated Mathematics II, III, or IV, Math Electives
Senior Project
Technical Education Course
College Classes, VHS Classes
Electives, including foreign languages
Comments