2022-2023 Course Offerings

Cybersecurity Fundamentals (6302)                                                               Fall, Spring, Yearlong

Cybersecurity affects every individual, organization, and nation. This course focuses on the evolving and pervasive technological environment with an emphasis on securing personal, organizational, and national information. Students will be introduced to the principles of cybersecurity, explore emerging technologies, examine threats and protective measures, and investigate the diverse high-skill, high-wage, and high-demand career opportunities in the field of cybersecurity. Students will have the opportunity to prepare for success on related industry certifications aligned to the course content.

Computer Science Foundations (10020)                                                        Fall, Spring, Yearlong

The course will have an emphasis on computer programming within the context of broader concepts of computer science.  Programmable computing tools will be used to facilitate design, analysis, and implementation of computer programs. The course will focus on exploring and creating computer programs, facilitating reasoning and problem solving, and verifying solutions to computer related problems.

SAT/ACT Prep (22001)                                                                                         Fall, Spring, Yearlong

The SAT Prep course concentrates on SAT reading, vocabulary and writing skills along with math practice. The course includes practice in taking the SAT test, as well as strategies for the question types (sentence completion, vocabulary, critical reading, and writing – finding errors / revision).

Public Speaking (01151)                                                                                      Fall, Spring, Yearlong

This is a performance course which allows students to become proficient in selected categories and to gain knowledge of advanced oral communication techniques. This course is tutorial in nature with the teacher acting as a facilitator as students refine oral interpretation and persuasive speaking skills, deliver impromptu and special occasion speeches, and explore mass media.

Creative Writing (01104)                                                                                     Fall, Spring, Yearlong

Introduces the student to the fundamentals of writing imaginatively. Students write in forms to be selected from poetry, fiction, drama, and essays.

Business Law (6131)                                                                                              Fall, Spring, Yearlong

Students examine the foundations of the American legal system and learn the rights and responsibilities of citizens and businesses. Students gain knowledge and skills by exploring economic and social concepts related to laws governing business and individuals. Focus areas include contracts, consumer protection, criminal law, tort law, international law, family/domestic law, employment law, cyber law, and careers in the legal profession. Students may combine classroom instruction and work-based learning opportunities in an approved position with continuing supervision.

Principles of Business & Marketing (6115)                                                   Fall, Spring, Yearlong

Students discover the roles of business and marketing in the free enterprise system and the global economy. Students examine basic financial concepts of banking, insurance, credit, taxation, and investments to provide a strong background for making sound decisions as consumers, wage earners, and citizens. The real-world effects of technology, effective communication, and interpersonal skills is evident throughout the course. This course also supports career development skills and explores career options.

Economics & Personal Finance (6120)                                                            Fall, Spring, Yearlong

Students learn how economies and markets operate and how the United States economy is interconnected with the global economy. Additionally, they learn how to navigate the financial decisions they must face and to make informed decisions relating to career exploration, budgeting, banking, credit, insurance, spending, financing postsecondary education, taxes, saving and investing, buying/leasing a vehicle, and living independently. They also learn the importance of investing in themselves in order to gain the knowledge and skills valued in the marketplace. Development of financial literacy skills and an understanding of economic principles will provide the basis for responsible citizenship, more effective participation in the workforce, and career success.

Pre-Calculus (02104)                                                                                            Fall, Spring, Yearlong

Pre-Calculus is the preparation for Calculus. The course approaches topics from a function point of view, where appropriate, and is designed to strengthen and enhance conceptual understanding and mathematical reasoning used when modeling and solving mathematical and real-world problems. Students systematically work with a list of parent functions and their multiple transformations. The study of Pre-Calculus deepens a student’s mathematical understanding and fluency with algebra and trigonometry and extends their ability to make connections and apply concepts and procedures at higher levels.  

Calculus (02121)                                                                                                     Fall, Spring, Yearlong

Calculus introduces limits, continuity while extending the content learned in Pre-Calculus. The course also introduces differentiation and integration of algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric functions with an emphasis on application in the real-world.