Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors

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Booker T.
Washington
Enrollment and Course
Information
Course Information
Details about Specific Courses
AP Physics 1
• AP Physics 1 is an algebra-based, pre-med type physics. A
score of “3” or better on the national exam earns college
credit at most schools.
• Open to Juniors and Seniors
• Enrollment in Algebra 2 is required, and Precalculus is
recommended.
AP Physics C
• Engineering-type physics. A score of “3” or better on the
national exam earns college credit at most schools.
• Open to seniors who have taken Pre-AP Physics or AP Physics
B as juniors.
• Enrollment in calculus is required.
IBHL Physics
• Emphasis is on written explanation and real-world applications
of physics.
• Open to seniors who have taken AP Physics B as juniors.
• Seniors who are not in the IB Diploma Program are
encouraged to take AP Physics C instead.
Archery
• A new PE credit elective
• Offered 7th hour
• Learn skills & prepare for local, regional, &
state level competition
• See Mrs. Palace in room 206 for approval
and instructions
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE/ PE
FIT FOR LIFE
• This class is now a year long adventure with units on
how to enjoy the great outdoors through individual
sports, camping, fishing and water activities
If you never have had Art in High School:
Rising 9th and 10th--------Pre-AP Art 1
Rising 11th and 12th ------Art 1
If you have had Pre AP Art 1 or Art 1:
Rising 10th --------Art 2 or Pre-AP Art 2
Rising 11th --------Art 2, Pre-AP Art 2 or Studio Art IBSL with signature
Rising 12th --------Pre-AP Art 2, Art 2 or Studio Art AP with signature
If you had Pre-AP Art 1/Art 1 AND Pre-AP Art 2/Art 2:
Rising 11th ------Studio Art AP and/or Studio Art IBSL both with signature
Rising 12th -----Studio Art AP and/or Studio Art IBSL with signature
If you have had Pre-AP Art 1/Art 1 AND Pre-AP Art 2/Art 2 AND Studio Art AP:
Rising 12th ------ Studio Art AP: Drawing, Studio Art AP: 2D or Studio Art AP: 3D
If you have had Pre-AP Art 1/Art 1 AND Pre-AP Art 2/Art 2 AND Studio Art IBSL:
Rising 12th -------Portfolio Art IBHL and/or Studio Art AP
Introduction to Ancient Greek
This course will focus on the basic
introduction of classical Ancient
Greek vocabulary and grammar.
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Students will be introduced to
Greek narratives interwoven with
ancient Greek history and culture.
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Also included is a study of English
derivatives of the Greek language
and their relevance to
government, medicine, logic,
science, and the arts.
This class is open to
• Students who will be enrolled in the
second year or higher of their
current world language
• Students who have completed two
years of a language for graduation
requirements
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AP Spanish Literature /Spanish IBHL
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Students will have the opportunity to read short
stories , plays and poetry
Learn new vocabulary
Study customs and traditions in Spanish speaking
countries
Improve writing skills
Share your ideas and opinions about the stories
Can receive college credit
Open to Spanish 6 students and native speakers
who are juniors or seniors
Explore Spanish cultures around the world
Discuss cultural diversity in Hispanic countries
Learn about the music and dances of other countries
Discuss global issues
Learn about foods and traditions
ACT Test Preparation
• This is a year-long
course.
• This course is for
JUNIORS ONLY!
• This is for students
who are committed
to improving their
scores on college
entry exams!
• BE READY TO WORK!
Will you be a sophomore?
Do you want to take an AP
class?
The Social Studies & English / Language Arts Departments both
strongly recommend that you also enroll in Pre-AP English II.
AP courses require well-developed writing skills because the AP
exam essays must be written at the college level.
Think of Pre-AP English II as the “boot camp” that is preparing
you for:
• taking those AP exams at the end of your sophomore year.
• taking IB or AP classes during your junior and senior years.
Sports Marketing
• Open to 10th -12th grade
• Marketing, Business and Economic Concepts taught with a
Sports and Entertainment emphasis.
• Learn about the different ways products are marketed—
complete projects like starting a band, organizing a sports
camp and how the NCAA works.
• Open to Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
• Fashion is a multi-billion dollar industry. Everyone has to have something
to wear because we come in the world naked! From the cotton tree growers,
to the pickers and textile specialist, to the buyers and designers.
• The Class is about Marketing, Business, Economics and
Entrepreneurship with an emphasis on the fashion business industry.
• Then there’s fashion show, is a small part of the class. But is the way all a
part of the learning process of event planning, retail store ownership and
building business relationships through networking
Fashion Marketing
BTW Photography Program
Instructor: Mr. Wakeley
Image Management
(Photo 1: Tech or Fine Art Credit)
Beginning Photo is a crash course in analog
darkroom photography and a survey of the
history of photography through the recent
trends in image content creation methods.
Students are trained in the use of Adobe
Photoshop to professionally edit a
photograph in a variety of processes and
methods. Students study the basic
elements of composition, studio lighting
techniques and concepts such as visual
literacy and symbolism in art.
Digital Editing and Production
(Photo 2 – Tech Credit)
Advanced Photography is a comprehensive review
of the advanced shooting, editing, and production
techniques of both digital and darkroom
photography.
Students focus more on building a body of work
and are expected to enter photography
competitions at the local, state, and national
levels.
Students are guided towards understanding and
harnessing the professional techniques of
contemporary professional photographic
expectations.
Business and IT Capstone
(Photo 3: Tech Credit)
Third year photography is for seniors only
and is an independent study course in which
students are given projects that range in size
from one day of work to weeks of work to
complete independently. Students are given
consistent feedback on their work by the
teacher and their peers but are given several
projects to complete simultaneously.
Students must complete a professional
internship, create a photography show, and
present their body of work to local area
photography professionals for feedback.
If you want to be an accountant or
a career in business then sign up
for Accounting now.
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It’s a no brainer
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We offer Accounting 1 and Computerized Accounting
If you plan to major in Business, Accounting, Economics,
Finance, Statistics, International Business,
Entrepreneurship, or Marketing or have your own practice of
any kind, your degree will require at LEAST 2 ACCOUNTING
classes !
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WORLD HISTORY SURVEY
SOPHOMORES
 Mandated for
10th graders who
are not
considering the
I.B. Program
 May also be
taken by other
upper classmen
 Full year
course
SOPHOMORES,
ADVANCED PLACEMENT
JUNIORS AND
SENIORS
WORLD HISTORY
 Usually taken by 11th
or 12th graders who
want to take a rigorous
College Board course
 Full year course
Students must take the
AP exam for weighted
credit.
SOPHOMORES
OR JUNIORS
ADVANCED PLACEMENT
UNITED STATES HISTORY
 10th graders who are
considering the I.B.
program or 11th graders
who desire a rigorous
College Board AP Course
 Full year course
• Students must take
the AP Exam for
weighted credit
U.S. HISTORY SINCE 1878
JUNIORS
 This is an EOI
course which is
mandated for
every student.
 Students have
the option of
substituting AP
U.S. History
 Full Year
Course
JUNIORS or
SENIORS
ADVANCED PLACEMENT
PSYCHOLOGY
 You will study
consciousness, dreams,
memory, behavior,
research, disorders,
intelligence, therapies,
insanity, perceptions,
memory, thinking, & IQ
Much, much more
 Full year course
Must take AP Exam for
weighted credit
JUNIOR or
SENIORS
 This course
focuses on 20thcentury problems
of conflict,
ideology, and global
political
development.
 Full year course
Must take the IB
exam for weighted
credit.
IBSL WORLD HISTORY
JUNIORS or
SENIORS
Students study
military history:
major wars, decisive
battles, strategies,
tactics, technology,
the causes and
consequences of
war, as well as those
who participated in
the wars (generals,
admirals, soldiers,
sailors)
Full Year
Military History
JUNIOR or
SENIORS
 Students will be
involved in real life
experiments on
human subjects and
study cognitive,
biological, and
socio-cultural
psychology
 Full year courses
Must take IB exam
for weighted credit
IBHL AND IBSL
PSYCHOLOGY
JUNIOR or
SENIORS
 This course
focuses on the
modern history of
Europe and the
Middle East:
politics, leaders,
social issues,
economies.
Full year course
Must take IB Exam
for weighted
credit.
IBHL HISTORY OF EUROPE
AND THE MIDDLE EAST
Juniors or
Seniors
 Study about current
events and
investigate the
background stories
of the cause and
effect for what is
happening around
the world
 Semester Course
 Paired with Street
Law
Contemporary Affairs
JUNIOR or
SENIORS
This course covers
practical
applications of law
in America related
to many issues like
civil rights, gangs,
search and seizure,
and other issues
Semester course
Paired with
Contemporary
Affairs
STREET LAW
JUNIORS and
SENIORS
• Students gain
experience in the
study of disorders
such as multiple
personalities,
schizophrenia,
bipolar, eating
disorders, phobias,
serial killers, etc.
• Paired with social
psychology
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
Juniors and
Seniors
Social Psychology
 A great course that
covers ideas such as
aggression, attraction,
cult and mob
psychology, prejudice,
and bullying
 Service Learning off
campus
 Paired with abnormal
psychology
JUNIORS and
SENIORS
Students learn
about the
history of the
cultures and
peoples of South
America and
Central America
including Mexico
and America and
Canada
IBHL HISTORY OF THE
AMERICAS
JUNIORS and
SENIORS
Students learn
about the
modern history
and culture of the
people of East
and South Asia
and Oceania from
1600 to the
present.
Must take IB
Exam for
weighted credit.
IBHL HISTORY OF ASIA
AND OCEANIA
JUNIORS and
SENIORS
 Students learn
about the history of
African Americans
from their cultural
beginning in Africa
to the present.
 One year class
AFRICAN AMERICAN
HISTORY
JUNIORS and
SENIORS
Sociology is the
study of people in
groups and you will
study such things a
the cultures of
religions, social
class structures,
cults, and
demographics.
Paired with
Anthropology.
SOCIOLOGY
JUNIORS and
SENIORS
ANTHROPOLOGY
• In this course,
students study the
artifacts,
humanities,
literature, and
culture of nations,
peoples, and ethnic
groups.
• Paired with
Sociology.
JUNIORS and
SENIORS
ECONOMICS
• How does the
economy really
work? Why do we
have money? How
can you earn
money in the stock
market?
• Paired with AP
Economics Macro
Juniors or
Seniors
Advanced Placement
Economics Macro
• This semester course
prepares you for the AP
Exam in Economics
Macro and is the
equivalent of an intro
econ course in college.
• Paired with Economics
• Must take AP
Economics Macro Exam
for weighted credit
JUNIORS and
SENIORS
IBSL ECONOMICS
• This is an upper level
rigorous course where
students investigate
the complexities of
world markets,
economic theories,
and how the world
works.
• Must take IB Exam for
weighted credit
Juniors and
IBSL
World
Religions
Seniors
 This course focuses
on the history and
beliefs of religions
all around the
world.
 Open to non-IB
Students too!
 Full Year Course
 Must take IB Exam
for weighted credit.

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