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ACADEMIC ADVISEMENT
AND THE COURSE
SELECTION PROCESS
General
Introduction
MOUNT DE SALES
ACADEMY
OVERVIEW OF THE TODAY’S
PRESENTATION
 Course Selection Process
 Graduation Requirements
 Personal Interests
 Course Guide
How to Select Courses for SY 2012-2013
On-line course registration via PowerSchool
Course information on Moodle
THE COURSE SELECTION PROCESS
Graduation
Requirements
Course
Offerings
Personal
Interests and
Your
Academic
Resume
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This master
course list will
be posted on
Moodle next to
“My Moodle”
WHAT ELSE IS NEW?
On-line Registration
and
Course Selection
Log-in via Your PowerSchool Log-In
Look for !
Click Pencils
Follow on-line instructions….
Required Courses Listed by
Department
Discuss your math options with
your current math teacher or
Coach Wynn.
Sample Screen with all Required Courses Selected
Elective Courses Listed by Department
Additional courses are listed on
separate pages. Click ‘next.’
You must select at least two alternate courses for electives OR you will NOT
be allowed to complete the registration process.
When you have made all of your
course selections, scroll to the
bottom of the page and select
‘submit.’
If you have made any errors, you
will be re-directed to the error.
You must select at least six (6)
units by combining year long or
semester courses.
Free Periods: only select the
equivalent of six (6) unit courses
plus two alternates. You will
automatically be assigned free
periods.
Sample Error Message
R E Q U E S T FO R
WA I V E R /
HONORS OR AP
COURSE
A Completed Set of Course Requests!
SPECIFIC COURSE ADVISEMENT AND Q & A
( M A NDATORY C LA SS M E E T ING S DURI N G F LE X P E RI OD)
Deadline for
Completing
Registration
On-line
Mercer Courses/Leadership Seminar/Student
Assistant Program
AP COURSE SELECTION
 Which student is likely to get into UGA?
 A . 4.0 GPA , 1 AP Course
 B. 3.9 GPA , 2 AP Courses
 C. 3.85 GPA , 3 AP Courses
 D. 3.8 GPA , 4 AP Courses
 E. 3.5 GPA , 5 AP Courses
HOPE and many GA schools will add .5 point for AP courses in
the GPA calculation.
AP COURSE SELECTION BY
GRADE LEVEL AVAILABILIT Y
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A r t H i s tor y
Wo rl d H i s tor y
E n g lish Li te ra t u re
B i o logy
P hy s ics
S p a n i sh
G ove rnme nt
E co n omics
Co m pute r Sc i e n c e
P s yc h olo gy
E uro pe a n H i s tor y
Ca l c ulus AB o r B C
St a t i s tic s
P hy s ics
E n g lish La n g u a ge
C h e mist r y
 Meet the prerequisites and register with no hiccups.
 If not, you must file a petition in the Upper School Of fice.
 If you do not file a petition and do not meet the prerequisites, you will be
dropped from the cour se.
COURSE SELECTION PHILOSOPHY
BUILDING YOUR RESUME
 Selecting AP courses
 Review the prerequisites.
 If you meet the prerequisite, you will be enrolled in the course.
 If you do not meet the prerequisite, you must ALSO complete a
course waiver form.
 If you do not meet the prerequisite and you do not complete the
course waiver, you will be placed in an alternate course.
COMPLETING THE COURSE SELECTION
PROCESS
 On-line registration begins this Wednesday, March 2 nd , after
3:00 p.m. You may log -in to PowerSchool to begin the process
after 3:00 p.m. You can select course requests at home or at
school during free periods or breaks.
 Registration materials will also be available on Moodle on
Wednesday.
 Current ninth graders must select courses for the 2011 –
2012 academic year BEFORE Friday, March, 25 th .
 A copy of your course requests will be mailed to your parents
before the end of the school year.
 If you don’t complete the registration process on -line, we will
complete a schedule for you at our discretion. You will be
guaranteed only required courses for graduation ---no elective
course of ferings.

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