Courses

Credits

 Course length

 .5  1 Term
 1  2 Terms (1 Semester)
 1.5  3 Terms (most AP courses)
 2  4 Terms

English  

Academic Characteristics by Level  |  Graduation Requirements: 4.5 credits details

NUMBER

Grade 9 Programs

CREDIT

GRADE

100 English 9: College Preparatory II   1 9
102 English 9: College Preparatory I  1 9
104 English 9: Honors  1 9
 111 Essay Writing
 .5  9 - 10
 

Grade 10 Programs

   
106 English 10: College Preparatory II  1 10
108 English 10: College Preparatory I  1 10
110 English 10: Honors  1 10
119 Essay Writing II: College Preparatory II  .5 9 – 12
 

General Elective Programs

   
121 Journalism: Honors   .5 9 – 12
122 Creative Writing: College Preparatory I   .5 9 – 10
 

Grade 11 Programs

   
123 English 11: College Preparatory II  1 11
125 English 11: College Preparatory I  1 11
127 English 11: Honors
 1
 11 
149 Advanced Placement Language & Composition   1 11

Grade 12 Programs

   
128 Fiction & Drama: College Preparatory II  1 11 – 12
130 Fiction & Drama: College Preparatory I  1 11 – 12
132 Fiction & Drama: Honors  1 11 – 12
138 20th Century American Novels: College Preparatory I  1 11 – 12
140 20th Century American Novels: Honors  1 11 – 12
144 Science Fiction: College Preparatory II  1 11 – 12
146 20th Century World Novels: College Preparatory I  1 11 – 12
147 20th Century World Novels: Honors  1 11 – 12
148 AP English Literature & Composition  1.5 12
 

Grade 11 & 12 Elective Programs

   
152 Writing Studio: Honors   .5 11 – 12
153 Writing Studio II: Honors   .5 11 – 12


English as a Second Language



 10131 English as a Second Language I      1 9 - 12
 10132 English as a Second Language II  1 9 - 12
 10133 English as a Second Language III  1 9 - 12
 10134 English as a Second Language IV


 1 9 - 12

Fine & Performing Arts   

Academic Characteristics by Level | Graduation Requirements: 1 credit details

NUMBER

Fine Art Majors Program

CREDIT

GRADE

821 Introduction to Drawing and Painting: College Prep I NEW!
 .5 9 - 12
802 Art I: Honors  1 9 - 12
804 Art II: Honors  1 10 - 12
806 Art III: Honors  1 10 - 12
809 Advanced Portfolio: Honors
 1 11 - 12
813 Advanced Portfolio II: Honors NEW TITLE!  1  12
 

General Fine Arts Electives

   
811T Graphic Design: College Prep I   .5 10 - 12
815 Digital Art: College Prep I NEW!   .5 10 - 12
820 Printmaking I: College Prep I   .5 9 - 12
822 Printmaking II: College Prep I   .5 10 - 12
825 Ceramics I: College Prep I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUNuA88w0DA   .5 9 - 12
827 Ceramics II: College Prep I
  .5 10 - 12
829 Public Spaces- Studio370: College Prep I
  .5 9 - 12
 

Theater, Film, and Effective Communications

   
880 Welcome to the Theatre: College Prep I NEW TITLE!
(formerly "Intro to TheatreI")
  .5 9 - 12
882 Acting: College Prep I  NEW TITLE!
(formerly "Theatre Workshop I") 
  .5 9 - 12
884 Theatre for Social Change: CPI NEW TITLE!
(formerly "Drama of the Here and Now") 
  .5 9 - 12
886 Director's Workshop: College Prep I    .5 9 - 12
890 Theatre: Behind the Scenes: College Prep I NEW TITLE!   .5 9 - 12
892
Cinematography: College Prep I 
  .5
9 - 12
894 Writing for the Stage and Screen: College Prep I  (Not offered 2016‑2017)   .5  9 - 12
896 The Art of Effective Communications: College Prep I   .5  9 - 12


Music Program

   
021 Band Class: College Prep I  1 9 - 12
022 Chorus Class: College Prep I  1 9 - 12
843 Introduction to Music Technology: College Prep I   .5 9 - 12
844 Create Your Own Media Music: College Prep I / Honors NEW TITLE!
  .5 9 - 12
861 Music of the Stage: College Prep I http://youtu.be/uj36FNGR2KQ   .5 9 - 12
863 Introduction to the Music Business: College Prep I    .5 9 - 12
865 Music as Protest: College Prep I http://youtu.be/f0RgFKiomlA (Not offered 2016‑2017)   .5 9 - 12
869 Music in Movies : College Prep I / Honors https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRX2xj-a2hA   .5 9 - 12
871 Percussion Lab: College Prep I / Honors  (Not offered 2016‑2017)   .5 9 - 12
872 Vocal Methods: College Prep I    .5 9 - 12
845 History of Rock: College Prep I / Honors  NEW TITLE!
(formerly "Bach, Beatles, and Beyonce") 
  .5 9 - 12
875 Beginning Guitar: College Prep I  / Honors    .5 9 - 12
877 Piano Lab: College Prep I / Honors   .5 9 - 12
878 Songwriting: College Prep I / Honors http://youtu.be/r48jAeVnYWY (Not offered 2016‑2017)


  .5 9 - 12

Foreign Languages 

Academic Characteristics by Level | Graduation Requirements: 2 credits details

NUMBER

French Programs

CREDIT

GRADE

500 French I: College Prep I    1 9 - 12
502 French II: College Prep I  1 9 - 12
506 French Language 9: College Prep I - French Immersion  1 9
508 French III: College Prep I  1 10 - 12
510 French III: Honors  1 10 - 12
512 French Culture & Civilization: Honors  1 10
514 French IV: College Prep I  1 11 - 12
516 Pre-AP French IV: Honors  1 11 - 12
518 Pre-AP Advanced French Studies: Honors  1 11 - 12
520 French V: Honors  1 11 - 12
522 Advanced Placement French Language  1.5 12
524 French Culture and Conversation: Honors

 .5 12
 

Spanish Programs

   
537 Principles of Spanish I: College Prep II  1 9 - 12
539 Principles of Spanish II: College Prep II  1 9 - 12
542 High School Spanish I: College Prep I  1 9 - 12
543 Spanish IA: College Prep I  1 9 - 12
546 Spanish II: College Prep I  1 9 - 12
550 Spanish III: College Prep I  1 10 - 12
552 Spanish III: Honors  1 10 - 12
554 Spanish IV: College Prep I  1 10 - 12
556 Pre-AP Spanish IV: Honors  1 10 - 12
557 Spanish V: College Prep I  1 11 - 12
558 Spanish V: Honors  1 11 - 12
560 Advanced Placement Spanish Language  1.5 12
562 Spanish Culture and Conversation: Honors

  .5 11 - 12
 

Latin Elective and Core Programs

   
580 Latin I: College Prep I  1 9 - 12
582 Latin II: College Prep I  1 9 - 12
584 Latin for Practical Applications I: CP II   1 9 - 12
586 Latin for Practical Applications II: CP II


 1 9 - 12

Mathematics & Business 

Academic Characteristics by Level | Graduation Requirements: 4 credits details

NUMBER

Mathematics

CREDIT

GRADE

401
Algebra I - Part 1: College Prep II
 1 9 - 12
403 Algebra I - Part 2: College Prep II  1 9 - 12
402 Algebra I - Part 1: College Prep I  1 9 - 12
404 Algebra I - Part 2: College Prep I

 1 9 - 12
405 Geometry - Part 1: College Prep I  1 9 - 12
407 Geometry - Part 2: College Prep I  1 9 - 12
410 Geometry Honors  1 9 - 12
413 Geometry - Part 1: College Prep II  1 9 - 12
415 Geometry - Part 2: College Prep II

 1 9 - 12
412
Algebra II: College Prep II
 1 10 - 12
414
Algebra II: College Prep I
 1
10 - 12
416 Algebra II: Honors  1 10 - 12
419 Discrete Math: College Prep I NEW!
 1 11 - 12
421 Functions, Statistics, and Trigonometry: College Prep I  1 11 - 12
428 Pre-Calculus: Honors  1 10 - 12
426 Pre-Calculus: College Prep I  1 11 - 12
431 Calculus: Honors
 1 11 - 12
432 Probability & Statistics: College Prep I NEW!  1 11 - 12
433 Math Modeling and Analysis: College Prep I  .5
11 - 12
435 Math Modeling and Analysis: Honors  .5
11 - 12
434 Advanced Placement Statistics  1.5
11 - 12
436
Advanced Placement Calculus AB
 1
11 - 12
438 Advanced Placement Calculus BC   1.5 11 - 12
439 Math Modeling Analysis 2: College Prep I
  .5 11 - 12
 439H Math Modeling Analysis 2: Honors   .5 11 - 12
440 Personal Finance: College Prep I   .5 10 - 12
441 Building and Protecting Wealth: College Prep I   .5
11 - 12
445 Sports Analysis: College Prep I NEW!   .5  11 - 12
614 Accounting: College Prep I   1  10 - 12
 

Business Courses



606 Web Design: College Prep I  1
10 - 12
610 Introduction to Business: College Prep I  1
10 - 12
618 Law for Business: College Prep I (Not offered 2016‑2017)  1
10 - 12
621
Entrepreneurship & Marketing: College Prep I
 1
11 - 12
624 Advanced Placement Microeconomics 


 1 10 - 12

Science & Technology

Academic Characteristics by Level | Graduation Requirements: 4 credits details

NUMBER

Applied Science

 CREDIT

GRADE

307 Foundations of 21st Century Learning: College Prep I
  .5 9
 

Life Science Programs

   
310 Biology - Part 1: College Prep II  1 9
311 Biology - Part 2: College Prep II  1 9
312 Biology: College Prep I  1 9
314 Biology: Honors  1 9
316 Advanced Placement Biological Science  1.5 11 - 12
318 Anatomy & Physiology: College Prep I  1
10 - 12
320 Anatomy & Physiology: Honors  1
10 - 12
322 Environmental Science: College Prep I  1
10 - 12
323 Environmental Science: Honors  1
10 - 12
325 Advanced Placement Environmental Science  1.5
10 - 12
327 Marine Biology: Honors  1
10 - 12
329 Marine Biology: College Prep I
 1
10 - 12
 

Physics Programs

   
358 Applied Physics: College Prep II  1 10 - 12
360 Physics: College Prep I  1 10 - 12
362
Physics: Honors (offered but did not run 2016-2017)
 1
10 - 12
363 Advanced Placement Physics 1   1.5  10 - 12
365 Advanced Placement Physics 2  1.5  11 - 12
 

Chemistry Programs

   
340 Chemistry: College Prep II  1
10 - 12
342 Chemistry: College Prep I  1
10 - 12
344 Chemistry: Honors  1
10 - 12
348 Advanced Placement Chemistry
  1.5 11 - 12
 

Enrichment Term Courses

   
380 Astronomy: College Prep I  .5 10 - 12
387 Chemistry Explorations and Applications: Honors  .5 11 - 12
392 Chemistry Explorations and Applications: College Prep I  .5
11 - 12
381 Electricity & Magnetism: College Prep I NEW!  .5 11 - 12
382 Exploring Forensic Science: College Prep I  .5 10 - 12
383 Exploring Forensic Science II: College Prep I  .5
11 - 12
385 Biotechnology: College Prep I NEW!  .5 10 - 12
386 Meteorology: College Prep I 
 .5 9 - 11
389 Principles of Genetics: Honors  .5 10 - 12
393 Principles of Genetics: College Prep I  .5 10 - 12
390 Biology Explorations and Applications: Honors  .5
11 - 12
394 Biology Explorations and Applications: College Prep I  .5
11 - 12
396 Topics in Environmental Science Today: College Prep I  .5 9 - 12
397 Science in the Media (Science Stories): College Prep I  .5 9 - 12
398 Innovative Conceptual Engineering Design: Honors  .5 9 - 12
 

Technology Programs

   
622 Exploring Computer Science: College Prep I  1  9 - 12
700/702 Communication Arts & Sciences Training I & II: Honors  2 11 - 12
703 Communication Arts & Sciences: Video Yearbook: Honors  .5 11 - 12
712 Architectural Technology: College Prep I  1 10 - 12
721 Engineering Technology: College Prep I  1 10 - 12
771 Electronics & Robotics: College Prep I  1 9 - 12
783 Introduction to Software Development: College Prep I  1 9 - 12
785 3-D Computer Animation: College Prep I  1 11 - 12
787 Construction Technology: College Prep I


 1 9 - 12

Social Studies   

Academic Characteristics by Level | Graduation Requirements: 4 credits details

NUMBER

Grade 9 Courses

 CREDIT

GRADE

207 United States History I: College Prep II 
 1 9
208 United States History I: College Prep I 
 1 9
209 United States History I: Honors 
 1 9
 

Grade 10 Courses

   
210 United States History II: College Prep II  1 10
212 United States History II: College Prep I  1 10
214 United States History II: Honors  1 10
216 AP United States History

 1.5 10
 

Grade 11 Courses

   
220 Modern World History: College Prep II  1 11
222 Modern World History: College Prep I  1 11
224 Modern World History: Honors  1 11
226 AP European History

 1.5 11
 

Grade 11-12 Elective Programs

   
250 20th Century Popular Culture: College Prep I  .5 11 - 12
252 Psychology: College Prep I  .5
11 - 12
254 Psychology: Honors  .5
11 - 12
 256  Advanced Placement Psychology  1.5
11 - 12
260 Sociology: College Prep I  .5
11 - 12
262 Sociology: Honors  .5
11 - 12
266 Women in History: College Prep  NEW!  .5 11 - 12
268 Women in History: Honors  NEW!  .5 11 - 12
270 Government: College Prep I  .5
11 - 12
271 Government: Honors  .5
11 - 12
272 Advanced Placement Government  (Not offered 2016‑2017)  1
11 - 12
274 US on the World Stage: 1970-Present: CP I
 .5
11 - 12
276 US on the World Stage: 1970-Present: Honors  .5 11 - 12

Special Education

NUMBER


 CREDIT

GRADE

900 Learning Support  (900T1, 900T2, 900T3, 900T4)  .5 9 - 10
901 Learning Support  (901T1, 901T2, 901T3, 901T4)  .5 11 - 12
  DSB Support  N/A  9 - 12
912 Language, Literature & Composition, Pt 1/Pt 2 (912S1, 912S2)  1 9 - 10
914 Language, Literature & Composition, Pt 1/Pt 2  (914S1, 914S2)  1 11 - 12
976 Pre-Algebra and Geometry (976S1, 976S2)
 1 9 - 12
977 Literature and Language Arts (977S1, 977S2)


 1 9 - 12

Wellness 

Academic Characteristics by Level | Graduation Requirements: 2 credits details

NUMBER

Grade 9 and 10 Programs

 CREDIT

GRADE

071 Wellness 9: College Prep I  .5 9
073 Wellness 10: College Prep I
 .5 10
 

Grade 11 and 12 Programs

   
076 Child Caring (Not offered 2016‑2017)  .5
11 - 12
078 CPR & First Aid  .5
11 - 12
079 Adventure Education & Leadership  .5
11 - 12
080 Human Development   .5
11 - 12
082 Life Strategies  .5
11 - 12
084 Rock Climbing & Leadership   .5
11 - 12
090 Adaptive Physical Education  NEW!    
093 CrossFit & Nutrition https://sites.google.com/a/holliston.k12.ma.us/holliston-high-school/publications/student-parent-handbook  .5
11 - 12
094 Relationships & Sexuality  .5
11 - 12
095 Stress Management/Performance Psychology   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyKL4QFQqDw   .5 11 - 12
096 Sport Injury & Prevention  (Not offered 2016‑2017)  .5
11 - 12
       

Special Senior-Level Courses 

NUMBER


 CREDIT

GRADE

060 Student Internship Program
 .5
12
990 Senior Project 


 .5 12

Online Courses*

           
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