Elective Focus Area - Macon County High School

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MACON COUNTY
HIGH SCHOOL
WELCOMES
THE CLASS OF
2015
WEBSITES
• MACON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
http://www.maconcountyhs.com
• TENNESSEE DIPLOMA PROJECT
http://www.state.tn.us/education/TDP/GradReq.shtml
• CAREER-TECHNICAL EDUCATION
http://tennessee.gov/education/cte
• TENNESSEE SCHOLARS
http://www.tennesseescholars.org
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
28 Credits Required for Graduation at MCHS
ENGLISH
4 credits (one per year)
MATH
4 credits (one per year)
SCIENCE
3 credits
SOCIAL STUDIES
3 credits
LIFETIME WELLNESS
1 credit
PERSONAL FINANCE/PE
½ credit each
ELECTIVE FOCUS AREA
3 credits
FOREIGN LANGUAGE
2 credits (same language)
FINE ARTS
1 credit
o or 3 additional electives if FL/FA waiver
FOREIGN LANGUAGE/FINE ARTS
WAIVER
 Students must take 2 courses of Foreign Language in the
same language.
o Spanish II
3022
 Students who elect NOT to go to college may waive the 2
Foreign Language and 1 Fine Arts requirements. Instead,
they will have to take 3 additional electives to expand and
enhance their Elective Focus Area.
 We MUST have a PARENT signature on file indicating that
the parent consents to the waiver.
GREEN REGISTRATION FORM
 Make sure that you have filled out the
top part of this sheet with a PENCIL.
At the bottom of the page, you must
indicate whether your child plans on
attending college OR has decided that
he/she will waive those courses in order
to enhance the Elective Focus Area.
Mark YES or NO to the Waiver question.
GREEN REGISTRATION FORM
At the bottom of the page, you will also
need to write down an Elective Focus
Area before you leave tonight. This can
be changed over the next four years.
Also mark YES or NO for Honors.
The STUDENT will need to sign this form.
The PARENT will also need to sign the
form and then date it.
HEALTH/PE/DRIVER’S ED
PE may be taken any year prior to
graduation for ½ credit or 1 credit. (1/2
credit is required—in addition to the 1
credit of Wellness students earned as a
Freshman)
If there are openings, Juniors may take
Driver’s Ed. You must indicate which 9
weeks you need to take it AND why you
want to take it.
ENGLISH
Every student will enroll in an English class.
Select one of the courses below and, if
necessary, add the extra letter or number to
the code that is already printed on the form :
o English III
3003
o English III—Honors
3003H
o English III—ELL
3003E
o English III—SPED
30035
MATH
Select at least one of the Math courses
below and, if necessary, add the extra letter
or number to the code that is already
printed on the form :
o Algebra II
o Algebra II—Honors
o Algebra II—Tech
o Geometry 1-A (SPED)
o Trigonometry
3103
3103H
31032
31085
3124 OR
MATH continued
You may double up on MATH this year so that you can
take Calculus your senior year IF :
o Your EFA is Math/Science, but only if
o You had an “A” average in Algebra I or
o You had a “B” average in Honors Algebra I (90 or higher)
o Test scores may also be considered
You will take a Math class each semester:
o
o
o
o
Trigonometry (Sem. 1)
Pre-Calculus (Sem. 2)
MATH 111 (Sem. 1) College Algebra
MATH 112 (Sem. 2) Trigonometry
3124 and
3126 OR
3124DE1 AND
3124DE2
SCIENCE
Select at least one of the Science courses below
and, if necessary, add the extra letter or number
to the code that is already printed on the form.
o Chemistry I
o Chemistry I—Honors
o Chemistry I—Tech
o Biology 1-B (SPED)
3221
3221H
32212
32106
FOCUSED ELECTIVES
Every student must choose at least ONE elective
course in their Elective Focus Area.
Choose from the Elective Focus Areas below:
o AGRICULTURE (CTE Program of Study)
o BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY (CTE Program of Study)
o FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE (CTE Program of Study)
o FINE ARTS
o HUMANITIES (Language Arts and Social Studies)
o MATH/SCIENCE
CTE Information
You may sign up for additional CTE electives as
long as you have registered for or already taken
the first level course in that Program of Study.
You may take additional elective courses:
o in different Programs of Study and/or
o up to TWO electives in the same Program of Study
CTE Programs of Study
AGRICULTURE
First Level Class: Principles of Agriculture
ANIMAL SYSTEMS—Elective Focus Area
o Advanced Principles of Agriculture
o Livestock Management
o Animal Biotechnology
5154
5155
5177
5186
PLANT SYSTEMS—Elective Focus Area
o Landscaping & Turfgrass Management
o Greenhouse Management
o Plant Biotechnology
5163
5167
5175
POWER SYSTEMS—Elective Focus Area
o Ag Mechanics & Maintenance
o Ag Power & Equipment
o Ag. Engineering
5151
5152
5178
CTE Programs of Study cont.
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY
First Level Course: Word Processing
3781
 BANKING & FINANCE—Elective Focus Area
o Computer Applications
o Accounting
o Personal Finance/Financial Planning
o Banking & Finance (application)
3718
3779
3766/3717
3756
 ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING—Elective Focus Area
o Computer Applications
o eBusiness Communications
o Desktop Publishing
o Advanced Computer Applications
3718
3704
3741
3770
CTE Programs of Study cont.
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY
First Level Course: Word Processing
3781
 HUMAN RESOURCES—Elective Focus Area
o eBusiness Communications
o Interactive Multimedia Presentations
o Advanced Computer Applications
3704
3746
3770
 INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA—Elective Focus Area
o Computer Applications
o Interactive Multimedia Presentations
o Desktop Publishing
o Advanced Computer Applications
3718
3746
3741
3770
CTE Programs of Study cont.
FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE
First Level Course: F.A.C.S.
5603
 COUNSELING & MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES—E.F.A.
o Child & Lifespan Development
o Family & Parenting
o Life Connections
5625
5606
5623
 FAMILY & COMMUNITY SERVICES—E.F.A.
o Child & Lifespan Development
o Nutrition & Foods
o Life Connections
5625
5609
5623
CTE Programs of Study cont.
FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE
First Level Course: F.A.C.S.
5603
 TEACHER TRAINING SERVICES—E.F.A.
o Child & Lifespan Development
o Life Connections
o Teaching as a Profession (TAP)
5625
5623
5622
 FASHION DESIGN—E.F.A.
o Textiles & Apparel
o Life Connections
5619
5623
 INTERIOR DESIGN—E.F.A.
o Interior Design
o Life Connections
5626
5623
TTC-H Tri-County Campus
CTE Programs of Study--ELECTIVE FOCUS AREAS
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY?
COSMETOLOGY
CULINARY ARTS
HEALTH SCIENCE (Must be 16 years of age)
TTC-H Tri-County Campus cont.
CTE Programs of Study--ELECTIVE FOCUS AREAS
COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING (CAD)
The following programs require ONE semester of CAD
CARPENTRY
HVAC/Refrigeration
MACHINE SHOP
WELDING
FINE ARTS ELECTIVES
o Marching Band (S1 only)
0996M*
o Concert Band (S2 only)
0996C*
o General Music
3505
o Theatre Arts
3524
o Visual Arts I
3501
o Visual Arts II
3502
o Vocal Music
3531*
*Course may be retaken for up to 4 credits
HUMANITIES ELECTIVES
LANGUAGE ARTS
o Journalism
3008
(Offered on a rotating basis with Creative Writing)
SOCIAL STUDIES
o Bible Studies
o Contemporary Issues
o Psychology
o Sociology
o Tennessee Studies
3452
3435
3433
3432
3404
MATH / SCIENCE ELECTIVES
If you choose Math/Science as your Elective
Focus Area, you may need to double on Math at
least one year between 10th and 12th grades
and/or take at least one advanced-level Science
your Senior year.
We offer two Science electives, Environmental
Science and Scientific Research that may be
taken any year, but they are offered on a rotating
basis and are subject to change.
o Environmental Science
3260
IN-HOUSE ELECTIVES
Your grade in an In-House Elective class will be
either a “P” for Pass or an “F” for Fail.
You may register for only one In-House Elective
per semester which means you MUST have at least
3 academic classes per semester. (Exception: DE
students who have 7am HIST or Mon. night Trig)
Sports, Color Guard, Credit Recovery, Study Skills,
Teacher Assistant, and Yearbook are all In-House
Electives.
IN-HOUSE ELECTIVES
o Color Guard (Sem. 1 only)
o Teacher’s Assistant
o Teacher’s Assistant (1/2)
o Yearbook
o Sports
9CG
9TA*
9TAQ
9YB*
IN-HOUSE ELECTIVES cont.
SEMESTER 1 Sports
o Basketball—Boys’
o Basketball—Girls’
o Cross Country
o Football
o Golf
o Soccer—Girls’
o Volleyball
9STSKQ1/9BBB
9STSKQ1/9GBB
9CC
9FB
9GO
9GS
9VB
IN-HOUSE ELECTIVES cont.
SEMESTER 2 Sports
o Baseball
o Basketball—Boys’
o Basketball—Girls’
o Softball
o Tennis
o Track
o Soccer—Boys’
9BB
9BBB/9STSKQ4
9GBB/9STSKQ1
9SB
9TE
9TR
9BS
½ Credit Courses
If you sign up for a ½ credit course, you MUST
sign up for another ½ credit course in the
SAME BLOCK. Also, write down both course
codes in the same Course Code block.
o Driver’s Education (1/2)
o Financial Planning (1/2)
o Personal Finance (1/2)
o Physical Education (1/2)
o Teacher Assistant (1/2)
3321
3717
3766
3301
9TAQ
REMINDERS
1. All 8 blocks MUST have a course name in the
block.
2. All 3 ALTERNATE ELECTIVES MUST be filled in.
3. Mark YES or NO for the FL/FA Waiver.
4. Write down your ELECTIVE FOCUS AREA.
5. The STUDENT will need to sign this form.
6. The PARENT will also need to sign and date
the form.
GREEN REGISTRATION FORM
If you leave anything BLANK, you will not be allowed
to change your schedule when school starts next year.
If you write down a class on the Registration Form and
that class is on your schedule next year, you will not be
allowed to change it when school starts.
If you would like to make any changes after tonight,
please email, mail, or phone your requests to one of
the school counselors BEFORE May 27.
o [email protected]
o [email protected]
o 666-4474 (MCHS School Counseling Center)

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