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English Language Arts

English I PAP (Grade 9-12) ENG11P

This course offers differentiated processes, content and products. Students will use a variety of literature, including poetry, drama, novels, short stories, and nonfiction to apply oral and written language skills. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes as well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. Extra time is required on the part of the PAP student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problems solving. Summer (prior to highs school entry) reading is required.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 1 110 (Grade 9-12) ENG110

Offers an integrated approach to a variety of literature (poetry, drama, novels, short stories and nonfiction) through which students apply language skills orally and in writing. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes as well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

Grades Offered: 9

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

English 1 REPEAT (Grade 9-12) ENG11R

Offers an integrated approach to a variety of literature (poetry, drama, novels, short stories and nonfiction) through which students apply language skills orally and in writing. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes as well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

Grades Offered: 9

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

English 117(Grade 9-12) ENG117

Offers an integrated approach to a variety of literature (poetry, drama, novels, short stories and nonfiction) through which students apply language skills orally and in writing. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes as well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

English 2 PAP (Grade 10-12) ENG21P

This course stretches students’ reading, writing, listening, speaking and thinking skills, through the study of world literature. The course emphasizes critical and creative responses to works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama as it concurrently provides occasions and audiences for all types of expository discourse. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes as well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. Extra time is required on the part of the PAP student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problem solving. Summer reading is required.

Prerequisites: English 1PAP or English 1 with counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 2 210 (Grade 10-12) ENG210

This course focuses on analyzing selected works of world literature, through which students apply language skills orally and in writing. Emphasis will be placed developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

Prerequisites: English 1 PAP or English 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

English 2 REPEAT (Grade 10-12) ENG21R

This course focuses on analyzing selected works of world literature, through which students apply language skills orally and in writing. Emphasis will be placed developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

Prerequisites: English 1 PAP or English 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

English 217 (Grade 10-12) ENG217

This course focuses on analyzing selected works of world literature, through which students apply language skills orally and in writing. Emphasis will be placed developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: English 117and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

English 3 Dual Advance Course (Grade 11-12) TJC ENG31D

Students will read, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate selected examples of American and English prose and poetry, focusing on non-fiction argumentation and stylistic and rhetorical strategies. College level materials are used for this course. Emphasis will be placed developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. Extra time is required on the part of the student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problem solving. Dual credit courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC ENG1301(Fall) and ENG1302(Spring). Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in English 3 Dual.

Prerequisites: English 2 PAP or English 2 with counselor approval and Reading/Writing TSI Complete. Summer reading is required.

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 Each/6.0 Total ENGL 1301 &1302

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 3 AP Advance Course (Grade 11-12) ENG31A

This course prepares students to complete the AP Language and Composition Examination. Students will read, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate selected examples of American and English prose and poetry, focusing on non-fiction argumentation and stylistic and rhetorical strategies. College level materials are used for this course. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. Extra time is required on the part of the AP student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problem solving. AP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. AP students will participate in the AP exam offered upon course completion. Summer reading is required.

Prerequisites: English 2 PAP or English 2 with counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 3 Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ENG310

Representative readings from American historical documents, essays, dramas, short stories, poetry and novels, integrates the study of grammar and vocabulary in meaningful writing experiences. A focal point is the research project, a requirement that give students experience synthesizing information from various verbal and written sources. Emphasis will be placed ondeveloping proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

Prerequisites: English 2 PAP or English 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

English 3 REPEAT Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ENG31R

Representative readings from American historical documents, essays, dramas, short stories, poetry and novels, integrates the study of grammar and vocabulary in meaningful writing experiences. A focal point is the research project, a requirement that give students experience synthesizing information from various verbal and written sources. Emphasis will be placed ondeveloping proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

Prerequisites: English 2 PAP or English 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

English 317 (Grade 11-12) ENG317

Representative readings from American historical documents, essays, dramas, short stories, poetry and novels, integrates the study of grammar and vocabulary in meaningful writing experiences. A focal point is the research project, a requirement that give students experience synthesizing information from various verbal and written sources. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: English 2 or English 217and counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

English 4 Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC ENG41D

This course is offered online and provides for an intensive study of selected world and British literature. Participants are encouraged to make reading and writing connections that reinforce their analysis, application and synthesis skills as they explore the human experience. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. College level materials are used for this course. Dual credit courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC ENG 2322 and ENG 2323. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in English 4 Dual.

Prerequisites: English 3 Dual TJC ENG 1301

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 Each/6.0 Total ENG 2322 &2323

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 4 AP Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ENG41V

This course is offered online through the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN) and provides for an intensive study of selected world and British literature. Participants are encourage make reading and writing connections that reinforce their analysis, application and synthesis skills as they explore the human experience. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. College level materials are used for this course. Dual/AP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. AP students will participate in the AP exam offered upon course completion.

Prerequisites: English 3 Dual or English 3 AP

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 4 410 Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ENG410

This integrated study of English/World literature, composition, grammar and vocabulary reinforces the critical reading and writing skills essential for college entrance. This course affords senior students opportunities to connect America’s British roots to their contemporary world through various reading, writing, listening, speaking and thinking activities. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

Prerequisites: English 3

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

English 4 Repeat Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ENG41R

This integrated study of English/World literature, composition, grammar and vocabulary reinforces the critical reading and writing skills essential for college entrance. This course affords senior students opportunities to connect America’s British roots to their contemporary world through various reading, writing, listening, speaking and thinking activities. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

Prerequisites: English 3

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

English 417 (Grade 11-12) ENG417

This integrated study of English/World literature, composition, grammar and vocabulary reinforces the critical reading and writing skills essential for college entrance. This course affords senior students opportunities to connect America’s British roots to their contemporary world through various reading, writing, listening, speaking and thinking activities. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: English 3 or English 317and Counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business English Advanced Course (Grade 11-12)TJC ENGB10

Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communications and reasoning skills and apply them to the business environment. Students will plan, draft and complete written compositions on a regular basis, edit papers for clarity, engaging language, and the correct use of conventions and mechanics. Emphasis will be placed developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonberbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

May be used to satisfy 4th year English requirement for Foundation plan.

Prerequisites: English 3 Dual, English 3 AP or English 3

RHS Credits: 1 TJC: 3.0 POFT 1301

UIL Eligibility: Count

Math

Algebra 1 112 (Grade 9-12) MAL112

This is a fast paced course where students develop in-depth algebraic thinking and symbolic reasoning skills. Students will study relationships among quantities, with an emphasis on linear, quadratic, and exponential functions. Students will learn to use a variety of methods: concrete numeric, algorithmic, and graphic to represent meaningful mathematical situations. The use of graphing calculator facilitates understanding.

Prerequisites: Test scores, teacher recommendation, and counselor approval is required for enrollment in this course.

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Algebra 1 110 (Grade 9-12) MAL110

Students develop algebraic thinking and symbolic reasoning skills. Students will study relationships among quantities, with an emphasis on linear, quadratic, and exponential functions. Students will learn to use a variety of methods: concrete numeric, algorithmic, and graphic to represent meaningful mathematical situations. The use of graphing calculator facilitates understanding.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Algebra 1 REPEAT (Grade 9-12) MAL11R

Students develop algebraic thinking and symbolic reasoning skills. Students will study relationships among quantities, with an emphasis on linear, quadratic, and exponential functions. Students will learn to use a variety of methods: concrete numeric, algorithmic, and graphic to represent meaningful mathematical situations. The use of graphing calculator facilitates understanding.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Algebra 1 117 (Grade 9-12) MAL117

Students develop algebraic thinking and symbolic reasoning skills. Students will study relationships among quantities, with an emphasis on linear, quadratic, and exponential functions. Students will learn to use a variety of methods: concrete numeric, algorithmic, and graphic to represent meaningful mathematical situations. The use of graphing calculator facilitates understanding. Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: Counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Geometry 112 (Grade 9-12) MGEO12

This is a fast paced course where students develop in depth spatial reasoning and geometric thinking skills. Students will analyze geometric figures, both two and three dimensional, and their properties. Students will apply concepts of congruence, similarity, and measurement in problem solving.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1 112 or Algebra 1. Grade in Algebra 1, test scores, teacher recommendation, and counselor approval are required for this course.

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Geometry 110 (Grade 9-12) MGEO10

Students develop spatial reasoning and geometric thinking skills. Students will analyze geometric figures, both two and three dimensional, and their properties. Students will apply concepts of congruence, similarity, and measurement in problem solving.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1 112 or Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Geometry REPEAT (Grade 9-12) MGEO1R

Students develop spatial reasoning and geometric thinking skills. Students will analyze geometric figures, both two and three dimensional, and their properties. Students will apply concepts of congruence, similarity, and measurement in problem solving.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1 112 or Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Geometry 117 (Grade 9-12) MGEO17

Students develop spatial reasoning and geometric thinking skills. Students will analyze geometric figures, both two and three dimensional, and their properties. Students will apply concepts of congruence, similarity, and measurement in problem solving. Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1 and Counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Algebraic Reasoning Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MALR10

In Algebraic Reasoning, students will build on the knowledge and skills for mathematics in Kindergarten-Grade 8 and Algebra I, continue with the development of mathematical reasoning related to algebraic understandings and processes, and deepen a foundation for studies in subsequent mathematics courses. Students will broaden their knowledge of functions and relationships, including linear, quadratic, square root, rational, cubic, cube root, exponential, absolute value, and logarithmic functions. Students will study these functions through analysis and application that includes explorations of patterns and structure, number and algebraic methods, and modeling from data using tools that build to workforce and college readiness such as probes, measurement tools, and software tools, including spreadsheets.

Algebra 2 PAP Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) MAL21P

Students examine the topics studied in Algebra 2 in more depth and/or at an accelerated pace. This will allow for a more extensive study of matrices, sequences and series, and probability. Graphing calculator used extensively. This course provides students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide.

Prerequisites: Geometry 112 or Geometry

RHS Credits: .5 or 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Algebra 2 210 Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) MAL210

An in-depth study of functions, including linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, rational and radical functions, provides students with a means for analyzing and understanding relationships of quantities in meaningful contexts. Students use geometry to explore the relationship between algebraic and geometric concepts. Graphing calculator used extensively.

Prerequisites: Geometry

Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Algebra 2 Repeat Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) MAL21R

An in-depth study of functions, including linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, rational and radical functions, provides students with a means for analyzing and understanding relationships of quantities in meaningful contexts. Students will use geometry to explore the relationship between algebraic and geometric concepts. Graphing calculator used extensively.

Prerequisites: Geometry

Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Math Models with Applications Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) MMMA10

Students build on K-8 and Algebra 1 foundations as they expand their understanding through other mathematical experiences. Students solve problems form a wide variety of representations, tools, and technology to link modeling techniques and purely mathematical concepts.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Math Models with Applications Repeat Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) MMMA1R

Students build on K-8 and Algebra 1 foundations as they expand their understanding through other mathematical experiences. Students solve problems form a wide variety of representations, tools, and technology to link modeling techniques and purely mathematical concepts.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Math Models with Applications 117 (Grades 10-12) MMMA17

Students build on K-8 and Algebra 1 foundations as they expand their understanding through other mathematical experiences. Students solve problems form a wide variety of representations, tools, and technology to link modeling techniques and purely mathematical concepts. Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1 or Algebra 117 and Counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Robotics Programming and Design Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) MROB10

Robotics Programming and Design provides students with opportunities to design, implement, and present meaningful robotic programs through a variety of media. Students will identify task requirements, plan search strategies and use robotic concepts to access, analyze, and evaluate information needed to solve problems. Students will gain an understanding of the principles of robotics through the study of physics, automation and engineering design concepts.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1 112 or Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Math Applications in Agriculture Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MMAG10

In Mathematical Applications in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, students will apply knowledge and skills related to mathematics, including algebra, geometry, and data analysis in the context of agriculture, food, and natural resources. To prepare for careers in agriculture, food, and natural resources, students must acquire technical knowledge in the discipline as well as apply academic skills in mathematics. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills related to mathematics in a variety of contexts.Prerequisites: Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1 Credit

UIL Eligibility: Count

PreCalculus PAP Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MPCLAP/MPCLBP

Students will study in-depth concepts of PreCalculus at an accelerated pace. This allows for extensive study of parametric equations as it relates to motion in plane and trigonometric graphing. Students will analyze models of real world problem situations and use graphing calculators and data collection devices. College level materials are used for this course. PAP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide.

Prerequisites: Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

PreCalculus 110 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MPCLA0/MPCLB0

Students explore higher-level mathematics and prepare for the rigors of college mathematics. Use reasoning skills to extend understanding of polynomial and rational functions studies in algebra and explore trigonometric functions. Solve meaningful problems that involve conic sections, sequences and series, and vector analysis. Graphing calculator is used extensively.

Prerequisites: Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Statistics 112 ADV(Grades 11-12) MSTA12

This is a fast paced course where students will build on the knowledge and skills for mathematics in Kindergarten-Grade 8 and Algebra I. Students will broaden their knowledge of variability and statistical processes. Students will study sampling and experimentation, categorical and quantitative data, probability and random variables, inference, and bivariate data. Students will connect data and statistical processes to real-world situations. In addition, students will extend their knowledge of data analysis.

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Statistics 110 ADV(Grades 11-12) MSTA10

Students will build on the knowledge and skills for mathematics in Kindergarten-Grade 8 and Algebra I. Students will broaden their knowledge of variability and statistical processes. Students will study sampling and experimentation, categorical and quantitative data, probability and random variables, inference, and bivariate data. Students will connect data and statistical processes to real-world situations. In addition, students will extend their knowledge of data analysis.

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Calculus AB AP Advanced Course (Grade 12) MCAL1A

The topics of study are functions, graphs, limits, derivatives and integrals and their applications. Students work with functions represented in a variety of ways: graphical, numerical, analytical, or verbal and understand their connections. The graphing calculator is used extensively in this course. AP students will participate in the AP exam offered upon course completion.

Prerequisites: PreCalculus PAP/Dual or PreCalculus

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Science

Science curriculum is designed for a minimum of 40% in laboratory preparation, exploration, experimentation and application.

Biology 1 PAP (Grade 9-12) SBI11P

This course is designed as the first of a two year program to prepare students for the AP Biology exam. In Biology PAP, students conduct field and laboratory, investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical-thinking and scientific problem-solving. Biology PAP is a comprehensive study of structures and functions of cells and viruses; growth and development of organisms; cells, tissues, and organs; nucleic acids and genetics; biological evolution; taxonomy; metabolism and energy transfers in living organisms; living systems; homeostasis; ecosystems; and plants in the environment. Extra time is required on the part of the PAP student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problem solving.

Prerequisites: Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Biology 1 110 (Grade 9-12) SBI110

In Biology, students conduct field and laboratory, investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical-thinking and scientific problem-solving. Topics include: structures and functions of cells and viruses; growth and development of organisms, cells, tissues, and organs; nucleic acids and genetics; biological evolution; taxonomy; metabolism and energy transfers in living organisms; living systems; homeostasis; ecosystems; plants and the environment.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Biology 1 Repeat (Grade 9-12) SBI11R

In Biology, students conduct field and laboratory, investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical-thinking and scientific problem-solving. Topics include: structures and functions of cells and viruses; growth and development of organisms, cells, tissues, and organs; nucleic acids and genetics; biological evolution; taxonomy; metabolism and energy transfers in living organisms; living systems; homeostasis; ecosystems; plants and the environment.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Biology 1 117 (Grade 9-12) SBI117

In Biology, students conduct field and laboratory, investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical-thinking and scientific problem-solving. Topics include: structures and functions of cells and viruses; growth and development of organisms, cells, tissues, and organs; nucleic acids and genetics; biological evolution; taxonomy; metabolism and energy transfers in living organisms; living systems; homeostasis; ecosystems; plants and the environment. Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: Counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Integrated Chemistry & Physics – IPC 110 (Grades 9-12) SIPC10

IPC is recommended for students who need extra preparation to meet the rigors of physics and chemistry and integrates the two disciplines with a strong emphasis on calculation in: motion, waves, energy transformation, properties/changes in matter and solution chemistry. IPC must be taken BEFORE Chemistry or Physics in order for science credit to be awarded.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Integrated Chemistry & Physics- IPC REPEAT (Grades 9-12) SIPC1R

IPC is recommended for students who need extra preparation to meet the rigors of physics and chemistry and integrates the two disciplines with a strong emphasis on calculation in: motion, waves, energy transformation, properties/changes in matter and solution chemistry. IPC must be taken BEFORE Chemistry or Physics in order for science credit to be awarded.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Integrated Chemistry & Physics- IPC117 (Grades 9-12) SIPC17

IPC is recommended for students who need extra preparation to meet the rigors of physics and chemistry and integrates the two disciplines with a strong emphasis on calculation in: motion, waves, energy transformation, properties/changes in matter and solution chemistry. IPC must be taken BEFORE Chemistry or Physics in order for science credit to be awarded. Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 or Biology 117and Counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Chemistry PAP (Grade 10-12) SCHM1P

This course is a fast-paced, more intensive presentation of the theories and concepts studied in chemistry. Topics include scientific processes, characteristics of matter, atomic theory, bonding and covalent compounds, chemical reactions, quantifying equations, solids, liquids, and solutions, and gas laws. This course is designed for the highly motivated and independent students and utilizes content and activities that stress higher level thinking skills, a rigorous, in-depth and sophisticated laboratory based approach and accelerated concept pacing. Extra time is required on the part of the PAP student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs. Chemistry is a quantitative based science, so there will be a strong emphasis on mathematical problem solving.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Chemistry 110 (Grades 10-12) SCHM10

Students study matter and the changes it undergoes. Chemistry students will study nomenclature, chemical reactions, stoichemetry, the behavior of gases, atomic history and structure, chemical bonding, nuclear fission and fusion as well as acid-base theories. A conceptual approach will be coupled with mathematical skills necessary to solve fundamental chemistry problems. The topics revolve around societal questions and how chemistry affects daily life.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1 112 or Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Chemistry REPEAT (Grades 10-12) SCHM1R

Students study matter and the changes it undergoes. Chemistry students will study nomenclature, chemical reactions, stoichemetry, the behavior of gases, atomic history and structure, chemical bonding, nuclear fission and fusion as well as acid-base theories. A conceptual approach will be coupled with mathematical skills necessary to solve fundamental chemistry problems. The topics revolve around societal questions and how chemistry affects daily life.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Physics Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SPHY10

This course provides students with conceptual framework, factual knowledge, analytical and scientific skills. Physics studies include: laws of motion; changes within physical systems and conservation of energy and momentum; force; thermodynamics,; characteristics and behavior of waves; and quantum physics. In Physics, a strong emphasis is placed on conceptual and mathematical problem solving.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Astronomy Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SAST10

Students explore information about the universe, scientific theories of the evolution of the universe, characteristics and the life cycle of stars; exploration of the universe; role of the sun in our solar system; planets; and the orientation of the Earth.

Prerequisites: Physics

Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Environmental Science Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) SENV10

Students discover biotic and abiotic factors in habitats; ecosystems and biomes; interrelationships among resources and an environmental system; sources and flow of energy through an environmental system; relationship between carrying capacity and changes in populations and ecosystems will be covered.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Environmental Science 117 Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) SENV17

Students discover biotic and abiotic factors in habitats; ecosystems and biomes; interrelationships among resources and an environmental system; sources and flow of energy through an environmental system; relationship between carrying capacity and changes in populations and ecosystems will be covered. Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 or Biology 117 and counselor approval required

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Forensic Science Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SFS110

Students learn procedures related to crime scene, questioning, interviewing, criminal behavior characteristics, and truth detection used to solve crimes. Students collect and analyze evidence through case studies and simulated crime scenes such as fingerprint, ballistics, and blood spatter analysis.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Animal Science Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SANS10

Students acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry standards. This course examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction allow for the application of scientific and technological aspects of animal science.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and Chemistry or IPC; Algebra 1 and Geometry and Livestock Production

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Plant and Soil Science Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SPSS10

Plant and soil Science provides a way of learning about the natural world. Students learn how plan and soil science is the basis for many other fields of science. Investigations, laboratory practices, and field exercises will be used to develop an understanding of current plant and soil science. This course prepares students for careers in the food and fiber industry.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Biology 2 AP Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC SBI21D

Biology Dual students focus on enduring, conceptual understandings and the content that supports them. This approach enables students to spend less time on factual recall and more time on inquiry-based learning of essential concepts and the development of reasoning skills. The course will cover: the process of evolution and how it drives diversity, how biological systems utilize free energy and molecular building blocks to carry out life processes, how living systems react to information necessary for life processes and the properties of biological systems and how they interact. Extra time is required on the part of the Dual credit student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of projects or labs with complex problem solving. Dual credit courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC BIO1406 and BIO1407. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Biology Dual.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 PAP and TSI complete TJC Credits: 4.0 Each/8.0 Total BIO1406 & BIO 1407

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Biology 2 AP Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SBI21A

AP Biology focuses on enduring, conceptual understandings and the content that supports them. This approach enables students to spend less time on factual recall and more time on inquiry-based learning of essential concepts and the development of reasoning skills. The course will cover: the process of evolution and how it drives diversity, how biological systems utilize free energy and molecular building blocks to carry out life processes, how living systems react to information necessary for life processes and the properties of biological systems and how they interact. Extra time is required on the part of the AP students for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of projects or labs with complex problem solving. Students may choose to take the AP exam for this course. AP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 PAP

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Anatomy and Physiology Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC SA&P1D

Anatomy and Physiology ADV Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SA&PA0

Students explore physiological systems and associated pathologies. At least 40% of instructional time involves lab investigations, using safe, environmentally appropriate, and ethical practices. Higher order thinking is stressed through assessment and synthesis of the anatomical knowledge combined with exposure to clinical analysis. This course may be taken for High School credit only or for dual credit. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC Bio 2404 and Bio 2401. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in A&P Dual.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC credits: 4.0 Each/8.0 Total BIO2404 &BIO2401

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Social Studies/Economics

World History PAP(Grade 10-12) HWHS1P

The World History course is an in depth study of the concepts presented in World History, including the study of man, civilization, culture, ideas, and institution from primitive beginnings to present time. Extra time is required on the part of the PAP student for class preparations, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problem solving.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1 Credit

UIL Eligibility: No Count

World History 110 (Grade 10-12) HWHS10

The World History course provides a study of man, civilization, culture, ideas and institution from primitive beginnings to present time. It traces the political, economic and social experiences of mankind. Students gain awareness of American Western Civilization and its relationship to world cultures in contemporary world affairs.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

World History REPEAT (Grade 10-12) HWHS1R

The World History course provides a study of man, civilization, culture, ideas and institution from primitive beginnings to present time. It traces the political, economic and social experiences of mankind. Students gain awareness of American Western Civilization and its relationship to world cultures in contemporary world affairs.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

World History 117 (Grade 10-12) HWHS17

The World History course provides a study of man, civilization, culture, ideas and institution from primitive beginnings to present time. It traces the political, economic and social experiences of mankind. Students gain awareness of American Western Civilization and its relationship to world cultures in contemporary world affairs. Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: Counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

US History Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12)TJC HUSH1D

Emphasis is given to America’s development as a nation built on free enterprise, a world power among nations, and a democratic society based on government by Constitutional laws in the time period of 1870 to the present. Participants must be TSI complete to participate in this course.

Prerequisites: World History or World History PAP and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credit: 3.0 each/6.0 Total HIST 1301 & 1302

UIL Eligibility: No Count

US History 110 (Grade 11-12) HUSH10

Emphasis is given to America’s development as a nation built on free enterprise, a world power among nations, and a democratic society based on government by Constitutional laws in the time period of 1870 to the present.

Prerequisites: World History or World History PAP

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

US History REPEAT (Grade 11-12) HUSH1R

Emphasis is given to America’s development as a nation built on free enterprise, a world power among nations, and a democratic society based on government by Constitutional laws in the time period of 1870 to the present.

Prerequisites: World History

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

US History 117 (Grade 11-12) HUSH17

Emphasis is given to America’s development as a nation built on free enterprise, a world power among nations, and a democratic society based on government by Constitutional laws in the time period of 1870 to the present. Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: World History and Counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

US Government Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HUSGVD

Students explore political and governing processes, elements of political theories and governmental structures and functions at national, state and local governmental levels; the political heritage; comparative economic systems; and international relations. Emphasis is placed on the free enterprise system, political participation, leadership, decision-making, political institutions, nature of laws, and the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. Dual credit courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in US Government Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in USG 2301. With counselor approval this course may be taken in substitute for high school US Government. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in US Government Dual.

Prerequisites: US History and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 GOVT 2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

US Government 110 Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) HUSGV0

Students explore political and governing processes, elements of political theories and governmental structures and functions at national, state and local governmental levels; the political heritage; comparative economic systems; and international relations. Emphasis is placed on the free enterprise system, political participation, leadership, decision-making, political institutions, nature of laws, and the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship.

Prerequisites: US History

Credits: .5 Credit

UIL Eligibility: Count

US Government 117 (Grade 11-12) HUSGV7

Students explore political and governing processes, elements of political theories and governmental structures and functions at national, state and local governmental levels; the political heritage; comparative economic systems; and international relations. Emphasis is placed on the free enterprise system, political participation, leadership, decision-making, political institutions, nature of laws, and the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: US History and Counselor approval

RHS Credits: .5

UIL Eligibility: Count

Economics Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HECOND

This online TJC course is designed to provide opportunities for students to identify characteristics, benefits and goals of the American free enterprise system. Emphasis is given to the basic principles and theories of production, consumption, and distribution of goods and services. Essential elements of the course include private ownership of property, limited role of government, international economic relations, consumer economics and personal financial responsibility. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Economics Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in ECON2301. With counselor approval this course may be taken in substitute for high school Economics. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Economics Dual.

Prerequisites: US History and TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 TJC Credit: 3.0 ECO2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Economics 110 Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) HECON0

This course is designed to provide opportunities for students to identify characteristics, benefits and goals of the American free enterprise system. Emphasis is given to the basic principles and theories of production, consumption, and distribution of goods and services. Essential elements of the course include private ownership of property, limited role of government, international economic relations, consumer economics and personal financial responsibility.

Prerequisites: US History

RHS Credits: .5

UIL Eligibility: Count

Economics 117(Grade 11-12) HECON7

This course is designed to provide opportunities for students to identify characteristics, benefits and goals of the American free enterprise system. Emphasis is given to the basic principles and theories of production, consumption, and distribution of goods and services. Essential elements of the course include private ownership of property, limited role of government, international economic relations, consumer economics and personal financial responsibility. Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: US History and Counselor approval

RHS Credits: .5

UIL Eligibility: Count

Languages Other Than English (LOTE)

Spanish 1 (Grade 9-12) LSP110

This introductory course enables the student to learn Spanish pronunciation, acquire vocabulary sufficient for simple conversations, and to practice basic structure patterns and to become aware of Spanish culture.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Spanish 2 (Grade 10-12) LSP210

Spanish 2 continues emphasis in oral comprehension, improvement of reading skills, identification of basic grammar patterns in written/spoken materials and an examination of Spanish/Latin based cultures.

Prerequisites: Spanish 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

French 1 Virtual (Grade 9 – 12) LFR11V

This course emphasizes the practical mastery of skills necessary for understanding, speaking, reading and writing French; develops direct communication in the language through oral/aural techniques and materials; and uses varied activities and materials to create an awareness of French culture. This course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN)

Prerequisites: Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

French 2 Virtual (Grades 10-12) LFR21V

This course continues to develop the student’s ability to understand, speak, read and write French with emphasis on vocabulary enrichment and continued activities to increase interest in and appreciation for French culture and heritage. This course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Prerequisites: French 1 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Special Topics in Language and Culture (Grades 10-12) LSTL10

This course introduces students to other cultures. The learner will understand historical developments, geographical aspects, cultural aspects, and linguistic aspects of selected regions and countries.

Prerequisites: Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Fine Arts

Art 1 (Grades 9-12) FAA110

Art 1 offers experiences in various are processes, structures, theories and historical developments. Activities include drawing, painting, print making, sculpture, mixed media, design and cultural arts.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Band 1 (Grade 9-12) FBD1A0

Band 1 provides experiences in marching, concert playing, sight reading, small ensemble and individual instrumental technique. Public performance is an integral part of the band experience. Band students may participate in UIL competition. First semester of Band 1 is completed for .5 credits in PE (PE Marching Band PEB1AO)

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: .5

UIL Eligibility: Count

Band 2 (Grade 10) FBD2A0

Band 2 provides experiences in marching, concert playing, sight reading, small ensemble and individual instrumental technique. Public performance is an integral part of the band experience. Band students may participate in UIL competition. First semester of Band 2 is completed for .5 credits in PE (PE Marching Band PEB2AO)

Prerequisites: Band 1

RHS Credits: .5

UIL Eligibility: Count

Theater Arts 1 (Grade 9-12) FTH110

Theater Arts 1 combines theory and exercise in body control, voice, pantomime, interpretation, characterization and stage action and role study.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Floral Design (Grades 10-12) FFLD10

This course exposes students to the basic techniques of floral design. This class is project based with many large and small projects used to evaluate the progress of the student. There are lots of hands on activities to involve the student in techniques required in the floral industry. Student may take floral design certification with approval of teacher at the completion of the course. Scholarship opportunities are available for covering some of the certification costs. Floral design may be used to satisfy the fine art credit required by all graduation plans.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Physical Education/Athletics

PE Aerobic Activity (Grades 9-12) PEAA10

This course is a study of physical fitness that enables the participant to maintain and improve physical fitness. Participants will be required to perform physical fitness activities.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

PE Foundations of Personal Fitness (Grades 9-12) PEFF10

This course is a study of physical fitness that enables the participant to maintain and improve physical fitness levels. Participants will be required to perform physical fitness activities.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

PE Marching Band 1 (Grade 9) PEB1A0

Band students receive PE credit in the fall and fine arts credit in the spring. A student must have two fall semesters of PE Marching Band to meet their PE credit. Marching is considered the physical activity that earns the PE credit.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: .5

UIL Eligibility: Count

PE Marching Band 2 (Grade 10) PEB2A0

Band students receive PE credit in the fall and fine arts credit in the spring. A student must have two fall semesters of PE Marching Band to meet their PE credit. Marching is considered the physical activity that earns the PE credit.

Prerequisites: PE Marching Band 1

RHS Credits: .5

UIL Eligibility: Count

Outdoor Education (Grades 9-12) PEOD10

This course emphasizes physical and social development through outdoor physical activity. Students will develop a respect for the environment while demonstrating competencies in archers, backpacking, boating, camping, hiking, orienteering, water sports, water safety and gaming and fishing laws. Archery skills and practices are also a part of this curriculum.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Athletics 1 Boys (Grade 9) PAB110

This course is a study of physical fitness with emphasis on team sports.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Athletics 1 Girls (Grade 9) PAG110

This course is a study of physical fitness with emphasis on team sports.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Arts and Humanities

Advanced Social Studies

Students choosing a Arts & Humanities endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • Ø4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • Ø4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

World History PAP (Grade 10-12) HWHS1P

The World History course is an in depth study of the concepts presented in World History including the study of man, civilization, culture, ideas, institution from primitive beginnings to present time. Extra time is required on the part of the PAP student for class preparations, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problem solving.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1 Credit

UIL Eligibility: No Count

World History 110 (Grade 10-12) HWHS10

The World History course provides a study of man, civilization, culture, ideas and institution from primitive beginnings to present time. It traces the political, economic and social experiences of mankind. Students gain awareness of American Western Civilization and its relationship to world cultures in contemporary world affairs.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

US History Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HUSH1D

Emphasis is given to America’s development as a nation built on free enterprise, a world power among nations, and a democratic society based on government by Constitutional laws in the time period of 1870 to the present. Participants must be TSI complete to participate in this course.

Prerequisites: World History or World History PAP and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credit: 3.0 each/6.0 Total HIST 1301 & 1302

UIL Eligibility: No Count

US History 110 (Grade 11-12) HUSH10

Emphasis is given to America’s development as a nation built on free enterprise, a world power among nations, and a democratic society based on government by Constitutional laws in the time period of 1870 to the present.

Prerequisites: World History or World History PAP

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

US Government Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HUSGVD

Students explore political and governing processes, elements of political theories and governmental structures and functions at national, state and local governmental levels; the political heritage; comparative economic systems; and international relations. Emphasis is placed on the free enterprise system, political participation, leadership, decision-making, political institutions, nature of laws, and the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in US Government Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in USG 2301. With counselor approval this course may be taken in substitute for high school US Government. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in US Government Dual.

Prerequisites: US History and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 GOVT 2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

US Government 110 Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) HUSGV0

Students explore political and governing processes, elements of political theories and governmental structures and functions at national, state and local governmental levels; the political heritage; comparative economic systems; and international relations. Emphasis is placed on the free enterprise system, political participation, leadership, decision-making, political institutions, nature of laws, and the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship.

Prerequisites: US History

Credits: .5 Credit

UIL Eligibility: Count

Economics Dual Advanced Course (Grade 12) TJC HECOND

This online TJC course is designed to provide opportunities for students to identify characteristics, benefits and goals of the American free enterprise system. Emphasis is given to the basic principles and theories of production, consumption, and distribution of goods and services. Essential elements of the course include private ownership of property, limited role of government, international economic relations, consumer economics and personal financial responsibility. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Economics Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in ECON2301. With counselor approval this course may be taken in substitute for high school Economics. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Economics Dual.

Prerequisites: US History and TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 TJC Credit: 3.0 ECO2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Economics 110 Advanced Courses (Grade 11-12) HECON0

This course is designed to provide opportunities for students to identify characteristics, benefits and goals of the American free enterprise system. Emphasis is given to the basic principles and theories of production, consumption, and distribution of goods and services. Essential elements of the course include private ownership of property, limited role of government, international economic relations, consumer economics and personal financial responsibility.

Prerequisites: US History

RHS Credits: .5

UIL Eligibility: Count

Special Topics in Social Studies Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11 or 12)TJC HSPT1D

This online US History course provides a study of America’s development as a nation built on free enterprise, a world power among nations, and a democratic society based on government by Constitutional laws in the time period of Colonization to the present. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Special Topics in Social Studies Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in HIST 1301 and HIST 1302. With counselor approval this course may be taken in substitute for high school US History. Reading and Writing TSI must be completed before enrollment in Special Topics in Social Studies Dual.

Prerequisites: TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 Each/6.0 Total HIST 1301 & 1302

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Psychology Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HPSYCD

This course is designed to give students a basic history of psychology, theories of learning, self-awareness, the process of thinking, personality, heredity and mental health as well as a study of human growth and development. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Psychology Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in PSY 2301. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Psychology Dual.

Prerequisites: TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 TJC Credit: 3.0 PSY2301 UIL Eligibility: No Count

Sociology Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HSOCOD

Sociology involves learning about institutions found in all societies, such as the family and community organizations as well as political and social activities. Broad areas of content include mobility of people, human relationships and factors in society that influence personality. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Sociology Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in SOC 2301. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Psychology Dual.

Prerequisites: TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 TJC Credit: 3.0 SOC2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

World Geography Virtual (Grades 9-12) HWGE1V

This course is taught using an online course model. It is designed to provide the learner with an understanding of the vast physical and cultural patterns found around the world. It includes in-depth studies of historical, industrial, and political geography, as well as human and environmental interactions. Emphasis will be placed on the use of mapping and graphic mediums to human and environmental relationships.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

World Geography 110 (Grades 9-12) HWGE1O

This course is designed to provide the learner with an understanding of the vast physical and cultural patterns found around the world. It includes in-depth studies of historical, industrial, and political geography, as well as human and environmental interactions. Emphasis will be placed on the use of mapping and graphic mediums to human and environmental relationships.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

LOTE Multilanguage (2 Languages)

Students choosing a Arts & Humanities endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Calculus (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

Spanish 1 (Grade 9-10) LSP110

This introductory course enables the student to learn Spanish pronunciation, to acquire a vocabulary sufficient for simple conversations, to practice basic structure patterns and to become aware of Spanish culture.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Spanish 2 (Grade 10-12) LSP210

Spanish 2 continues emphasis in oral comprehension, improvement of reading skills, identification of basic grammar patterns in written/spoken materials and an examination of culture

Prerequisites: Spanish 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

French 1 Virtual (Grade 9 -12) LFR11V

This course emphasizes the practical mastery of those skills necessary for understanding, speaking, reading and writing French; develops direct communication in the language through oral/aural techniques and materials; and uses varied activities and materials to create an awareness of French culture. This course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN)

Prerequisites: Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

French 2 Virtual (Grades 10-12) LFR21V

This course continues to develop the student’s ability to understand, speak, read and write French with emphasis on vocabulary enrichment and continued activities to increase interest in and appreciation for French culture and heritage. This course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Prerequisites: French 1 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

LOTE Same Language (1 Language)

Students choosing a Arts & Humanities endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Calculus (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

Spanish 1 (Grade 9-12) LSP110

This introductory course enables the student to learn Spanish pronunciation, to acquire a vocabulary sufficient for simple conversations, to practice basic structure patterns and to become aware of Spanish culture.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Spanish 2 (Grade 10-12) LSP210

Spanish 2 continues emphasis in oral comprehension, improvement of reading skills, identification of basic grammar patterns in written/spoken materials and an examination of culture

Prerequisites: Spanish 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Spanish 3 Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) LSP310

This course exceeds the traditional survey course in Spanish by including a more in-depth study of the language, Spanish/Mexican/Latin American history, geography, culture and literature and by placing more stress on oral proficiency.

Prerequisites: Spanish 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Spanish 3 Virtual Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) LSP31V

This course exceeds the traditional survey course in Spanish by including a more in-depth study of the language, Spanish/Mexican/Latin American history, geography, culture and literature and by placing more stress on oral proficiency. This course is offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Prerequisites: Spanish 2 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Spanish 4 Virtual Advanced Course (Grades 10 -12) LSP41V

This course, conducted mainly in Spanish, includes sophisticated reading assignments from Spanish classics and modern Spanish publications and requiring more advanced criticisms and analyses written in Spanish. This course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN)

Prerequisites: Spanish 3 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

French 1 Virtual (Grade 9 -12) LFR11V

This course emphasizes the practical mastery of those skills necessary for understanding, speaking, reading and writing French; develops direct communication in the language through oral/aural techniques and materials; and uses varied activities and materials to create an awareness of French culture. This course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN)

Prerequisites: Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

French 2 Virtual (Grades 10-12) LFR21V

This course continues to develop the student’s ability to understand, speak, read and write French with emphasis on vocabulary enrichment and continued activities to increase interest in and appreciation for French culture and heritage. This course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Prerequisites: French 1 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

French 3 Virtual Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) LFR31V

This course exceeds the third year course in French by including a more in-depth study of the language, French history, geography, culture, literature, and by placing more stress on oral proficiency. This course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Prerequisites: French 2 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

French 4 Virtual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) LFR41V

Conducted mainly in French, includes sophisticated readings from French classics and modern French publications as well as advanced writing assignments and study of French culture. This course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Prerequisites: French 3 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Fine Arts - 1 or 2 Disciplines

Students choosing a Arts & Humanities endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Calculus (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

Art 1 (Grades 9-12) FAA110

Art 1 offers experiences in various are processes, structures, theories and historical developments. Activities include drawing, painting, print making, sculpture, mixed media, design and cultural arts.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Art 2 Drawing (Grades 10-12) FAD210

Art 2 is an analytical approach based on various aspects of drawing skills. Multiple approaches to a variety of drawing techniques will be explored.

Prerequisites: Art 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Art 3 Drawing Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) FAD310

Art 3 provides an in-depth study of the schools and styles of drawing and various associated art processes. Creative activities offer problem-solving techniques that will lead the students to develop their unique styles. Multiple approaches to a variety of techniques and media will be explored.

Prerequisites: Art 2 Drawing

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Art 4 Drawing Advanced Course (Grade 12) FAD410

Art 4 provides opportunities to explore and develop individual style in the art processes, technical skills and critical evaluating growth and development. Students select an area to explore in great detail, evaluating concepts and styles. Students’ styles reflect self-awareness and place in the environment. The elements and principles of design will be addressed through additive, subtractive and fabricated processes. A variety of approaches to representation, abstraction and expression may be a part of the student’s portfolio.

Prerequisites: Art 3 Drawing

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Art 2 Painting (Grades 10-12) FAP210

Art 2 Painting provides opportunities to develop more analytical approach to painting and is based on various aspects of painting skills. Participants will be exposed to multiple approaches to a variety of painting techniques.

Prerequisites: Art 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Art 3 Painting Advanced Course (Grades 11 -12) FAP310

Art 3 Painting provides opportunities to develop more analytical approach to painting and is based on various aspects of painting skills. Participants will be exposed to multiple approaches to a variety of painting techniques.

Prerequisites: Art 2 Painting

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Art 4 Painting Advanced Course (Grade 12) FAP410

Art 4 Painting provides opportunities to develop more analytical approach to painting and is based on various aspects of painting skills. Participants will be exposed to multiple approaches to a variety of painting techniques.

Prerequisites: Art 3 Painting

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Art 2 Ceramics (Grades 10-12) FAC210

Art 2 Ceramics will explore multiple approaches to a variety of techniques and media. The course will emphasize the study of the three dimensional aspects of art. Participants will use the potter’s wheel and will demonstrate more advanced throwing techniques, hand building, as well as other sculptural methods.

Prerequisites: Art 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Art 3 Ceramics Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) FAC310

Art 3 Ceramics will explore multiple approaches to a variety of techniques and media. The course will emphasize the study of the three dimensional aspects of art. Participants will use the potter’s wheel and will demonstrate more advanced throwing techniques, hand building, as well as other sculptural methods.

Prerequisites: Art 2 Ceramics

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Art 4 Ceramics Advanced Course (Grade 10-12) FAC410

Art 4 Ceramics will explore multiple approaches to a variety of techniques and media. The course will emphasize the study of the three dimensional aspects of art. Participants will use the potter’s wheel and will demonstrate more advanced throwing techniques, hand building, as well as other sculptural methods.

Prerequisites: Art 3 Ceramics

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Band 1 (Grade 9) FBD1A0

Band 1 provides experiences in marching, concert playing, sight reading, small ensemble and individual instrumental technique. Public performance is an integral part of the band experience. Band students may participate in UIL competition. First semester of Band 1 is completed for .5 credits in PE (PE Marching Band PEB1AO)

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: .5

UIL Eligibility: Count

Band 2 (Grade 10) FBD2A0

Band 2 provides experiences in marching, concert playing, sight reading, small ensemble and individual instrumental technique. Public performance is an integral part of the band experience. Band students may participate in UIL competition. First semester of Band 2 is completed for .5 credits in PE (PE Marching Band PEB2AO)

Prerequisites: Band 1

RHS Credits: .5

UIL Eligibility: Count

Band 3Advanced Course (Grade 11) FBD310

Band 3 provides experiences in marching, concert playing, sight reading, small ensemble and individual instrumental technique. Public performance is an integral part of the band experience. Band students may participate in UIL competition.

Prerequisites: Band 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Band 4Advanced Course (Grade 12) FBD410

Band 4 provides experiences in marching, concert playing, sight reading, small ensemble and individual instrumental technique. Public performance is an integral part of the band experience. Band students may participate in UIL competition.

Prerequisites: Band 3

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Theatre Arts 1 (Grade 9-12) FTH110

Theater Arts 1 combines theory and exercise in body control, voice, pantomime, interpretation, characterization and stage action and role study.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Technical Theatre 2(Grades 10-12) FTT210

This level of Technical Theatre class includes a more intensive study of stagecraft and involves intensive activities covering safety, operation of lights, sound, set design, as well as learning essential knowledge of stage management. Design projects include the creative use of prop, costume, make-up, scenery, lighting and sound. This course also covers responsibilities of the technical crew and available careers in theatre production. Students are expected to take an active role during and after school hours to support the running show.

Prerequisites: Theater Arts 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Technical Theatre 3 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) FTT310

This level of Technical Theatre class includes a more intensive study of stagecraft and involves intensive activities covering safety, operation of lights, sound, set design, as well as learning essential knowledge of stage management. Design projects include the creative use of prop, costume, make-up, scenery, lighting and sound. This course also covers responsibilities of the technical crew and available careers in theatre production. Students are expected to take an active role during and after school hours to support the running show.

Prerequisites: Technical Theater 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Technical Theatre 4 Advanced Course (Grades 12) FTT410

This level of Technical Theatre class includes a more intensive study of stagecraft and involves intensive activities covering safety, operation of lights, sound, set design, as well as learning essential knowledge of stage management. Design projects include the creative use of prop, costume, make-up, scenery, lighting and sound. This course also covers responsibilities of the technical crew and available careers in theatre production. Students are expected to take an active role during and after school hours to support the running show.

Prerequisites: Technical Theater 3

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Theatre Production 2 (Grades 10-12) FTP210

Theatre Production provides a laboratory learning experience for all aspects of stagecraft including the exploration, development, and synthesis of the elements and components of theatre through production activities. Participants will be required to participate in theatre productions.

Prerequisites: Theater Arts 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Theatre Production 3 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) FTP310

Theatre Production provides a laboratory learning experience for all aspects of stagecraft including the exploration, development, and synthesis of the elements and components of theatre through production activities. Participants will be required to participate in theatre productions.

Prerequisites: Theater Production 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Theatre Production 4 Advanced Course (Grades 12) FTP410

Theatre Production provides a laboratory learning experience for all aspects of stagecraft including the exploration, development, and synthesis of the elements and components of theatre through production activities. Participants will be required to participate in theatre productions.

To be taught during the fall semester to pair with Drama Dual.

Prerequisites: Theater Production 3

RHS Credits: .5

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business and Industry

Ag, Food and Natural Resources

Students choosing a Business and Industry endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

Wildlife, Fisheries & Ecology Management (Grades 10-12) AWLF10

This course examines the importance of wildlife and outdoor recreation with emphasis on using wildlife and natural resources. Students will also examine the management of game and non game wildlife species, fish, and aqua crops and their ecological needs. Students may obtain their Hunter Safety Certification during the course.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Livestock Production (Grades 9-12) ALIV10

During this course, students apply principles of livestock breeding and nutrition in predicting the impact of current advances in genetics and examine the interrelationship of plants and animals.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Animal Science Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SANS10

Students acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry standards. This course examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction allow for the application of scientific and technological aspects of animal science.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and Chemistry or IPC; Algebra 1 and Geometry and Livestock Production

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Floral Design (Grades 10-12) FFLD10

This course exposes students to the basic techniques of floral design. This class is project based with many large and small projects used to evaluate the progress of the student. There are lots of hands on activities to involve the student in techniques required in the floral industry. Student may take floral design certification with approval of teacher at the completion of the course. Scholarship opportunities are available for covering some of the certification costs. Students may take this course as a substitute for a fine art credit. To satisfy the fine art credit, participant must complete the entire year of floral design.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Horticulture Science (Grades 9-12) AHOR10

Horticulture Science focuses on the identification, production and care of plants. The students will study propagation, fertilizing, transplanting, and growing various plants. Students will also investigate the various career pathways within the horticulture industry.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Plant and Soil Science Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SPSS10

Plant and soil Science provides a way of learning about the natural world. Students learn how plant and soil science is the basis for many other fields of science. Investigations, laboratory practices, and field exercises will be used to develop an understanding of current plant and soil science. This course prepares students for careers in the food and fiber industry.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Practicum in Agriculture 1 Advanced Course (2) (Grades 11-12)APR120

Practicum in Agriculture 1 Extended Advanced Course (3) APR130

This course is designed to give students practical knowledge and skills via paid or unpaid experiences. Experience can be through employment, independent study, internships, mentorships and/or laboratories. Students taking Practicum in Agriculture 1 as a paid work-based learning experience must be employed by the 15th day of class to earn credit for the course.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics

RHS Credits: 2 (APR12O) or 3 (APR13O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Practicum in Agriculture 2Advanced Course (2) (Grades 12) APR220

Practicum in Agriculture 2 Extended Advanced Course (3)APR230

This course is designed to give students practical knowledge and skills via paid or unpaid experiences. Experience can be through employment, independent study, internships, mentorships and/or laboratories. Students taking Practicum in Agriculture 2 as a paid work-based learning experience must be employed by the 15th day of class to earn credit for the course.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics

RHS Credits: 2 (APR22O) or 3 (APR23O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Ag Mechanics and Metal Technologies (Grades 9-12) AGME10

This course introduces students to careers in ag power, structural and technical systems. Students also gain knowledge in appropriate work habits, ethical conduct, legal responsibilities, good citizenship skills, occupational health and safety, and first-aid practices.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Project Based Ag Power 110 (Grades 10-12) APRW10

This course is designed to develop and understanding of power and control systems as related to energy sources, small and large power systems, and agricultural machinery. It prepares the participant for careers in agricultural power, structural, and technical systems. Students will have the opportunity to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills and technologies in a variety of school and agricultural settings.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics

RHS Credits: 2 (AGPW1O) OR 2 (AGPW2O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Ag Structures and Design Fabrication (Grades 10-12) AFAB10

This course prepares students for careers in mechanized agriculture and technical systems. Students will design and fabricate agriculture structures by developing plans, site development and building placement, estimate materials, select environmental control systems and use computer aided design software.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Project Based Research 1Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) APB110

This is a project based course where students will develop a project related to the area of interest using the scientific method, conduct research, be paired with a mentor, compile findings and present a finished product to an audience in the specified area.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Project Based Research 2Advanced Course (Grades 12) APB210

This is a project based course where students will develop a more in-depth project related to the area of interest using the scientific method, conduct research, be paired with a mentor, compile findings and present a finished product to an audience in the specified area.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Math Applications in Agriculture Advanced Course (Grades 11-12)MMAG10

In Mathematical Applications in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, students will apply knowledge and skills related to mathematics, including algebra, geometry, and data analysis in the context of agriculture, food, and natural resources. To prepare for careers in agriculture, food, and natural resources, students must acquire technical knowledge in the discipline as well as apply academic skills in mathematics. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills related to mathematics in a variety of contexts.Prerequisites: Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1 Credit

UIL Eligibility: Count

Graphic Arts, A/V Technology and Communication

Students choosing a Business and Industry endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

Graphic Design and Illustration 1 (1) (Grades 9-12) GGR110

Graphic Design and Illustration 1 with Lab (2) GGR120

Students apply information, technology applications using information management, internet, email, wiring and publishing, spreadsheet or database applications for art and design projects. Exhibits ethical conduct related to client confidentiality, privacy, and proper credit for ideas.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1 (GGR11O) or 2 (GGR12O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Graphic Design and Illustration 2 Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) GGR210

Graphic Design and Illustration 2 with Lab Advanced Course (2) GGR220

During this course, students apply knowledge using technology applications in design projects and analyze impact of visual communication on society, marketing and industry. Students also apply technical skills for efficiency.

Prerequisites: Graphic Design and Illustration 1

RHS Credits: 1 (GGR210) or 2 (GGR220)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Practicum in Graphic Design 1 Advanced Course (2) (Grades 11-12) GGP120

Practicum in Graphic Design 1 Extended Advanced Course (3) GGP130

Within this course context, in addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop a technical understanding of the industry with a focus on skill proficiency. Instruction may be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities.

Prerequisites: Graphic Design and Illustration II Extended

RHS Credits: 2 (GGP120) or 3(GGP130)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Animation 1 (1) (Grades 9-12) GAN110

Animation 1 with Lab (2) GAN120

Students demonstrate appropriate use of hardware and software components, electronic storage devices and sound editing. Students create and modify solutions by combing graphics, images and sound while applying principles of design and demonstrate knowledge of publishing and delivering products in a variety of media formats.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1 (GAN110) or 2(GAN120)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Animation 2 Advanced Advanced Course (1) (Grades 10-12) GAN210

Animation 2 with Lab Advanced Course (2) GAN220

Animation 2 Advanced provides opportunities for students to develop a technical understanding of communication systems and use production elements including transitions, edits, framing, angle and lighting techniques. Students also learn advanced animation principles and application

Prerequisites: Animation 1

Credits: 1 (GAN220) or 2(GAN230)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Practicum in Animation 1 Advanced Course (2) (Grades 11-12) GAP120

Practicum in Animation 1 Extended Advanced Course (3) GAP130

Within this course context, in addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop a technical understanding of the industry with a focus on skill proficiency. Instruction may be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities.

Prerequisites: Animation II Extended

RHS Credits: 2 (GAP120) or 3(GAP130)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Manufacturing

Students choosing a Business and Industry endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

Intro to Welding (Grades 11-12) WEL010

This course provides students with an awareness of knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in metal technology systems. Students will learn, reinforce, apply and transfer knowledge in a variety of setting and problems. This course is always taken in conjunction with Welding 1 and offered at the TJC West campus.

Prerequisites: Algebra I, Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Welding 1 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC WEL12D

This course provides students with in depth knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in metal technology systems. Student will learn, reinforce, apply and transfer knowledge in a variety of settings and problems. This course is taken on the TJC West Campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Algebra I, Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 2 TJC Credits:21.0 WLDG 1204, 1312, 1313, 1428, 2443, 1317, 1430

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Welding 2 with Lab Dual Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 12)TJC WEL22D

This course builds on the in depth knowledge, skills, and technologies skills leaned in the local and Welding 1 courses. Students further develop their knowledge required for employment in metal technology systems. Students will reinforce, apply and transfer knowledge in a variety of settings and problems. This course is taken on the TJC West Campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Algebra I, Welding 1 and Counselor Approval

Credits: 2 TJC Credits: 18.0 WLDG 1327, 1435, 2453, 1434, 2451, ITSC 1309

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Transportation, Distribution and Logistics

Students choosing a Business and Industry endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

Automotive Basics Dual (Grades 11-12) JAT010

This course offers job specific training for employment in the automotive technician career field. It includes the use of repair manuals, hands-on service, and the preparation for four of the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE certification: Engine Performance, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Suspension/Steering and Brakes. This course is taken in conjunction with Automotive Technology 1 and offered at the TJC West campus.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 15.0 AUTM 1305, 1419, 1407, 2417, 2434

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Automotive 1 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12)TJC JAT12D

This course offers job specific training for employment in the automotive technician career field. It includes the use of repair manuals, hands-on service, and the preparation for four of the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE certification: Engine Performance, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Suspension/Steering and Brakes. This course is always taken in conjunction with Automotive Technology 1 and offered at the TJC West campus. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 2 TJC Credits: 15.0 AUTM 1305, 1419, 1407, 2417, 2434

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Automotive 2 with Lab Dual Advanced Course (Grades 12) TJC JAT23D

Students learn the theory of operation of automotive vehicle systems and associated repair practices in a pre-employment laboratory. This course is advanced training and preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification in Engine Performance, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Suspension and Steering and Brakes. This course is offered at the TJC West campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Automotive Technology 1 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 3 TJC Credits: 15.0 AUTM 1410, 1416, 2425, 2413, 2380

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Architecture and Construction

Students choosing a Business and Industry endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

HVAC Local (1) (Grades 11-12) VHV010

This course provides students with the introductory opportunity to gain knowledge and skills specific to the HVAC industry. Student will demonstrate knowledge and skills in safety, principles of HVAC theory, tools, codes and installation of equipment. This course is always taken in conjunction with Principles of Construction and HVAC 1. Course is offered at the TJC West campus.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

Credits: 1 local credit

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Principles of Construction Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC VPOC1D

Principles of Construction is intended to provide an introduction and lay a solid foundation for those students entering the construction or craft skilled areas. The course provides a strong knowledge of construction safety, construction mathematics, and common hand and power tools. This course also provides communication and occupation skills to assist the student in obtaining and maintaining employment. This course is always taken in conjunction with HVAC Local and HVAC 1. Course if offered at TJC West Campus. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

Credits: 1 local credit

UIL Eligibility: No Count

HVAC 1 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC VHV12D

This course provides students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills specific to the HVAC industry. Students will demonstrate knowledge and skills in safety, principles of HVAC theory, tools, codes and installation of equipment. This course is always taken in conjunction with HVAC local and Principles of Construction. Course if offered at the TJC West campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 18.0 HART 1400, 1401, 1407, 1403, 1441, 2442 UIL Eligibility: No Count

Electrical Technology Advanced Course (Grade 12) VEL11D

In Electrical Technology I, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as an electrician or building maintenance supervisor, prepare for a postsecondary degree in a specified field of construction or construction management, or pursue an approved apprenticeship program. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in safety, electrical theory, tools, codes, installation of electrical equipment, and the reading of electrical drawings, schematics, and specifications. This course is taken in conjunction with HVAC 2 Dual. Course is offered at TJC West Campus. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: HVAC 1 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 18.0 HART 1445, 2438, 2445, 2349, 2336, 2347

UIL Eligibility: No Count

HVAC 2 Dual Advanced Advanced Course (Grade 12) TJC VHV23D

This course provides students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills specific to the HVAC industry. Students will demonstrate knowledge and skills in safety, principles of HVAC theory, tool, codes and installation of equipment. This course is offered at the TJC West Campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: HVAC 1 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 2 TJC Credits: 18.0 HART 1445, 2438, 2445, 2349, 2336, 2347

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Business Management and Administration

Students choosing a Business and Industry endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

Business Information Management 1 (Grades 9-12) BIM110

Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace for successful transition to the workforce and postsecondary education. Students will build technical skills through work-processing, spreadsheet, database and electronic presentation software. This course begins preparation for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business Information Management 2Advanced Course (Grades 10-12)TJCBIM210

Students design solutions to mathematical business problems using technology to address business applications of emerging technologies. Student will learn to minimize project errors and manage a project team. This course continues preparation for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification. Student may take MOS certification with teacher approval. This course is an Advanced Technical Course. TJC credit is awarded once the student enters TJC, completes other courses and requests the articulated credit.

Prerequisites: Business Information Management 1

RHS Credits: 1 (BIM21O) TJC: 3.0 ITSC 1309

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business Practicum 1 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) BPR120

Business Practicum 1 Extended Advanced Course BPR130

Students apply project management skills to improve work flow and minimize costs. Students will apply technical skills through word-processing, spreadsheet, database and electronic presentation software. Student may take Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification with teacher approval. Students taking Business Practicum 1 as a paid work-based learning experience must be employed by the 15th day of class to earn credit for the course.

Prerequisites: Business Information Management 1

RHS Credits: 2 (BPR12O) or 3 (BPR13O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business Practicum 2 Advanced Course (Grade 12) BPR220

Business Practicum 2 Extended Advanced Course BPR230

Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and post-secondary education. Students will apply complex technical skills through word-processing and spreadsheet and developing electronic presentations using multimedia software. Students taking Business Practicum 2 as a paid work-based learning experience must be employed by the 15th day of class to earn credit for the course.

Prerequisites: Business Practicum 1

RHS Credits: 2 (BPR22O) or 3 (BPR23O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Project Based Research-Yearbook 1 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) BYR110

This is a project based course with emphasis on producing a journalism document. Students will use various computer programs and interfaces to produce the high school year book.

Prerequisites: Business Information Management 1 and Director approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Project Based Research-Yearbook 2 Advanced Course (Grades 12) BYR210

This is a project based course with emphasis on producing a journalism document. Students will use various computer programs and interfaces to produce the high school year book.

Prerequisites: Project Based Research-Yearbook 1, Counselor, and Director approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business English Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC ENGB10

Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communications and reasoning skills and apply them to the business environment. Students will plan, draft and complete written compositions on a regular basis and edit papers for clarity, engaging language, and the correct use of conventions and mechanics. Emphasis will be placed developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

May be used to satisfy 4th year English requirement for Foundation plan.

Prerequisites: English 3 Dual, English 3 AP or English 3

RHS Credits: 1 TJC: 3.0 POFT 1301

UIL Eligibility: Count

Finance

Students choosing a Business and Industry endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

Money Matters (Grades 9-12) DMM110

This course allows students to investigate global economics within the scope of the free enterprise system. Students will gain knowledge and skills necessary to set short and long term financial goals. Ethics and personal responsibility in financial planning will be emphasized. Students will demonstrate fundamental principles of money, including financial exchange of cash, credit, debit and electronic funds transfer as well as understanding the different types of currency including paper money, coins, bank notes, governmental bonds and treasury notes.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business Information Management 1 (Grades 9-12) BIM110

Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace for successful transition to the workforce and postsecondary education. Students will build technical skills through work-processing, spreadsheet, database and electronic presentation software. This course begins preparation for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Accounting 1 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) DAC11V

Students investigate how accounting is impacted by industry, economic, financial, technological, international, social, legal and ethical factors. Students formulate and interpret financial information for use in management decision making. This online course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Prerequisites: Money Matters

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Accounting 2 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) DAC21V

Students use accounting tools, strategies and systems in real-world situations to maintain, monitor, control and plan the use of financial resources. Students communicate how accounting procedures affect financial statements and implement the information in assigned projects. This online course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Prerequisites: Accounting 1 Virtual

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Technology Applications

Students choosing a Business and Industry endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

Web Design (Grades 9-12) TWD110

Students will create a website using web editors and web authoring programs. Students will demonstrate knowledge and appropriate use of operating systems, software applications and communications, and networking components.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

3D Modeling & Animation (Grades 10 – 12) TDA110

This course’s curriculum has 6 strands based on the National Educational Technology stands for students. Through these 6 strands, students will develop college readiness skills applied to technology terminology, concepts and strategies.

Prerequisites: Web Design

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Digital Communications in the 21st Century (Grades10-12) TDC110

Digital Communications will prepare students for the societal demands of increased civic literacy, independent working environments, global awareness, and the mastery of a base set of analysis and communication skills. Students will be expected to design and present an effective products based on well researched issues. This will be required in order to thoughtfully process suggested solutions to authoritative stakeholders. The outcome of the process and product approach is to provide students an authentic platform to demonstrate effective application of multimedia tools within the contexts of global communication and collaborative communities and appropriately share their voices and opinions.

Prerequisites: Web Design

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Digital Design & Media Production Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TDD110

Students employ a creative design process to create original projects as they relate to purposes and audiences. Students apply design elements and typography standards using visual composition principles.

Prerequisites: Web Design

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business and Industry Generalist

Students choosing a Business and Industry endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

Animal Science Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SANS10

Students acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry standards. This course examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction allow for the application of scientific and technological aspects of animal science.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and Chemistry or IPC; Algebra 1 and Geometry and Livestock

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Plant and Soil Science Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SPSS10

Plant and soil Science provides a way of learning about the natural world. Students learn how plant and soil science is the basis for many other fields of science. Investigations, laboratory practices, and field exercises will be used to develop an understanding of current plant and soil science. This course prepares students for careers in the food and fiber industry.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business Information Management 1 (Grades 9-12) BIM110

Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace for successful transition to the workforce and postsecondary education. Students will build technical skills through work-processing, spreadsheet, database and electronic presentation software. This course begins preparation for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business Information Management 2Advanced Course (Grades 10-12)TJCBIM210

Students design solutions to mathematical business problems using technology to address business applications of emerging technologies. Student will learn to minimize project errors and manage a project team. This course continues preparation for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification. Student may take MOS certification with teacher approval.

Prerequisites: Business Information Management 1

RHS Credits: 1 TJC: 3.0 ITSC 1309

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business Practicum 1 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) BPR120

Business Practicum 1 Extended Advanced Course BPR130

Students apply project management skills to improve work flow and minimize costs. Students will apply technical skills through word-processing, spreadsheet, database and electronic presentation software. Student may take Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification with teacher approval. Students taking Business Practicum 1 as a paid work-based learning experience must be employed by the 15th day of class to earn credit for the course.

Prerequisites: Business Information Management 1

RHS Credits: 2 (BPR12O) or 3 (BPR13O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business Practicum 2 Advanced Course (Grade 12) BPR220

Business Practicum 2 Extended Advanced Course BPR230

Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and post-secondary education. Students will apply complex technical skills through word-processing and spreadsheet and developing electronic presentations using multimedia software. Students taking Business Practicum 2 as a paid work-based learning experience must be employed by the 15th day of class to earn credit for the course.

Prerequisites: Business Practicum 1

RHS Credits: 2 (BPR22O) or 3 (BPR23O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Project Based Research-Yearbook 1 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) BYR110

This is a project based course with emphasis on producing a journalism document. Students will use various computer programs and interfaces to produce the high school year book.

Prerequisites: Business Information Management 1 and Director approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Project Based Research-Yearbook 2 Advanced Course (Grades 12) BYR210

This is a project based course with emphasis on producing a journalism document. Students will use various computer programs and interfaces to produce the high school year book.

Prerequisites: Project Based Research-Yearbook 1, Counselor, and Director approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Wildlife, Fisheries & Ecology Management (Grades 10-12) AWLF10

This course examines the importance of wildlife and outdoor recreation with emphasis on using wildlife and natural resources. Students will also examine the management of game and non-game wildlife species, fish, and aqua crops and their ecological needs. Students may obtain their Hunter Safety Certification during the course.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Livestock Production (Grades 9-12) ALIV10

During this course, students apply principles of livestock breeding and nutrition in predicting the impact of current advances in genetics and examine the interrelationship of plants and animals.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Floral Design (Grades 10-12) FFLD10

This course exposes students to the basic techniques of floral design. This class is project based with many large and small projects used to evaluate the progress of the student. There are lots of hands on activities to involve the student in techniques required in the floral industry. Student may take floral design certification with approval of teacher at the completion of the course. Scholarship opportunities are available for covering some of the certification costs. Students may take this course as a substitute for a fine art credit. To satisfy the fine art credit, participant must complete the entire year of floral design.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Horticulture Science (Grades 9-12) AHOR10

Horticulture Science focuses on the identification, production and care of plants. The students will study propagation, fertilizing, transplanting, and growing various plants. Students will also investigate the various career pathways within the horticulture industry.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Principles of Construction Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC VPOC1D

Principles of Construction is intended to provide an introduction and lay a solid foundation for those students entering the construction or craft skilled areas. The course provides a strong knowledge of construction safety, construction mathematics, and common hand and power tools. This course is always taken in conjunction with HVAC local and HVAC 1 Dual. Course is offered at the TJC West campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 18.0 HART 1400, 1401, 1407, 1403, 1441, 2442

UIL Eligibility: No Count

HVAC 1 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC VHV11D

This course provides students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills specific to the HVAC industry. Students will demonstrate knowledge and skills in safety, principles of HVAC theory, tools, codes and installation of equipment. This course is always taken in conjunction with HVAC local and offered at the TJC West campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 18.0 HART 1400, 1401, 1407, 1403, 1441, 2442

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Electrical Technology Advanced Course (Grade 12) VEL11D

In Electrical Technology I, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as an electrician or building maintenance supervisor, prepare for a postsecondary degree in a specified field of construction or construction management, or pursue an approved apprenticeship program. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in safety, electrical theory, tools, codes, installation of electrical equipment, and the reading of electrical drawings, schematics, and specifications. This course is taken in conjunction with HVAC 2 Dual. Course is offered at TJC West Campus. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: HVAC 1 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 18.0 HART 1445, 2438, 2445, 2349, 2336, 2347

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Intro to Welding (Grades 11-12) WEL010

This course provides students with an awareness of knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in metal technology systems. Students will learn, reinforce, apply and transfer knowledge in a variety of setting and problems. This course is always taken in conjunction with Welding 1 and offered at the TJC West campus.

Prerequisites: Algebra I, Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Welding 1 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC WEL12D

This course provides students with in depth knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in metal technology systems. Student will learn, reinforce, apply and transfer knowledge in a variety of settings and problems. This course is taken on the TJC West Campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Algebra I, Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 2 TJC Credits:21.0 WLDG 1204, 1312, 1313, 1428, 2443, 1317, 1430

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Graphic Design and Illustration 1 (1) (Grades 9-12) GGR110

Graphic Design and Illustration 1 with Lab (2) GGR120

Students apply information, technology applications using information management, internet, email, wiring and publishing, spreadsheet or database applications for art and design projects. Exhibits ethical conduct related to client confidentiality, privacy, and proper credit for ideas.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1 (GGR11O) or 2 (GGR12O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Graphic Design and Illustration 2 Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) GGR210

Graphic Design and Illustration 2 with Lab Advanced Course (2) GGR220

During this course, students apply knowledge using technology applications in design projects and analyze impact of visual communication on society, marketing and industry. Students also apply technical skills for efficiency.

Prerequisites: Graphic Design and Illustration 1

RHS Credits: 2 (GGR210) or 3 (GGR220)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Practicum in Graphic Design 1 Advanced Course (2) (Grades 11-12) GGP120

Practicum in Graphic Design 1 Extended Advanced Course (3) GGP130

Within this course context, in addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop a technical understanding of the industry with a focus on skill proficiency. Instruction may be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities.

Prerequisites: Graphic Design and Illustration II Extended

RHS Credits: 2 (GGP120) or 3(GGP130)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Animation 1 (1) (Grades 9-12) GAN110

Animation 1 with Lab (2) GAN120

Students demonstrate appropriate use of hardware and software components, electronic storage devices and sound editing. Students create and modify solutions by combing graphics, images and sound while applying principles of design and demonstrate knowledge of publishing and delivering products in a variety of media formats.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1 (GAN110) or 2(GAN120)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Animation 2 Advanced Advanced Course (1)(Grades 10-12) GAN210

Animation 2 with Lab Advanced Course (2) GAN220

Animation 2 Advanced provides opportunities for students to develop a technical understanding of communication systems and use production elements including transitions, edits, framing, angle and lighting techniques. Students also learn advanced animation principles and application

Prerequisites: Animation 1

Credits: 2 (GAN220) or 3(GAN230)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Practicum in Animation 1 Advanced Course (2) (Grades 11-12) GAP120

Practicum in Animation 1 Extended Advanced Course (3) GAP130

Within this course context, in addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop a technical understanding of the industry with a focus on skill proficiency. Instruction may be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities.

Prerequisites: Animation II Extended

RHS Credits: 2 (GAP120) or 3(GAP130)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Practicum in Agriculture 1 Advanced Course (2) (Grades 11-12)APR120

Practicum in Agriculture 1 Extended Advanced Course (3) APR130

This course is designed to give students practical knowledge and skills via paid or unpaid experiences. Experience can be through employment, independent study, internships, mentorships and/or laboratories. Students taking Practicum in Agriculture 1 as a paid work-based learning experience must be employed by the 15th day of class to earn credit for the course.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics

RHS Credits: 2 (APR12O) or 3 (APR13O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Practicum in Agriculture 2Advanced Course (2) (Grades 12) APR220

Practicum in Agriculture 2 Extended Advanced Course (3)APR230

This course is designed to give students practical knowledge and skills via paid or unpaid experiences. Experience can be through employment, independent study, internships, mentorships and/or laboratories. Students taking Practicum in Agriculture 2 as a paid work-based learning experience must be employed by the 15th day of class to earn credit for the course.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics

RHS Credits: 2 (APR22O) or 3 (APR23O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Ag Mechanics and Metal Technologies (Grades 9-12) AGME10

This course introduces students to careers in ag power, structural and technical systems. Students also gain knowledge in appropriate work habits, ethical conduct, legal responsibilities, good citizenship skills, occupational health and safety, and first-aid practices.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Project Based Ag Power (Grades 10-12) APWR10

This course is designed to develop and understanding of power and control systems as related to energy sources, small and large power systems, and agricultural machinery. It prepares the participant for careers in agricultural power, structural, and technical systems. Students will have the opportunity to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills and technologies in a variety of school and agricultural settings.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics

RHS Credits: 1 (AGPW1O) OR 2 (AGPW2O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Ag Structures and Design Fabrication (Grades 10-12) AFAB10

This course prepares students for careers in mechanized agriculture and technical systems. Students will design and fabricate agriculture structures by developing plans, site development and building placement, estimate materials, select environmental control systems and use computer aided design software.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Project Based Research 1 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) APB110

This is a project based course where students will develop a project related to the area of interest using the scientific method, conduct research, be paired with a mentor, compile findings and present a finished product to an audience in the specified area.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics RHS Credits: 1 UIL Eligibility: Count

Project Based Research 2 Advanced Course (Grades 12) APB210

This is a project based course where students will develop a more in-depth project related to the area of interest using the scientific method, conduct research, be paired with a mentor, compile findings and present a finished product to an audience in the specified area.

Prerequisites: Problems and Solutions 1

RHS Credits: 1

Digital Design & Media Production Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TDD110

Students employ a creative design process to create original projects as they relate to purposes and audiences. Students apply design elements and typography standards using visual composition principles.

Prerequisites: Web Design

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

3D Modeling & Animation (Grades 10 – 12) TDA110

This course’s curriculum has 6 strands based on the National Educational Technology stands for students. Through these 6 strands, students will develop college readiness skills applied to technology terminology, concepts and strategies.

Prerequisites: Web Design

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Digital Communications in the 21st Century (Grades10-12) TDC110

Digital Communications will prepare students for the societal demands of increased civic literacy, independent working environments, global awareness, and the mastery of a base set of analysis and communication skills. Students will be expected to design and present an effective products based on well researched issues. This will be required in order to thoughtfully process suggested solutions to authoritative stakeholders. The outcome of the process and product approach is to provide students an authentic platform to demonstrate effective application of multimedia tools within the contexts of global communication and collaborative communities and appropriately share their voices and opinions.

Prerequisites: Web Design

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Web Design (Grades 9-12) TWD110

Students will create a website using web editors and web authoring programs. Students will demonstrate knowledge and appropriate use of operating systems, software applications and communications, and networking components.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1 UIL Eligibility: Count

Money Matters (Grades 9-12) DMM110

This course allows students to investigate global economics within the scope of the free enterprise system. Students will gain knowledge and skills necessary to set short and long term financial goals. Ethics and personal responsibility in financial planning will be emphasized. Students will demonstrate fundamental principles of money, including financial exchange of cash, credit, debit and electronic funds transfer as well as understanding the different types of currency including paper money, coins, bank notes, governmental bonds and treasury notes.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Accounting 1 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) DAC11V

Students investigate how accounting is impacted by industry, economic, financial, technological, international, social, legal and ethical factors. Students formulate and interpret financial information for use in management decision making. This online course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Prerequisites: Money Matters

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Accounting 2 Advanced Course (Grades 12) DAC21V

Students use accounting tools, strategies and systems in real-world situations to maintain, monitor, control and plan the use of financial resources. Students communicate how accounting procedures affect financial statements and implement the information in assigned projects. This online course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Prerequisites: Accounting 1 Virtual

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Automotive Basics Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) JAT010

This course offers job specific training for employment in the automotive technician career field. It includes the use of repair manuals, hands-on service, and the preparation for four of the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE certification: Engine Performance, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Suspension/Steering and Brakes. This course is always taken in conjunction with Automotive Technology 1 and offered at the TJC West campus.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Automotive Technology 1 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12)TJC JAT12D

This course offers job specific training for employment in the automotive technician career field. It includes the use of repair manuals, hands-on service, and the preparation for four of the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE certification: Engine Performance, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Suspension/Steering and Brakes. This course is always taken in conjunction with Automotive Technology 1 and offered at the TJC West campus. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 2 TJC Credits: 15.0 AUTM 1305, 1419, 1407, 2417, 2434

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Business English Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ENGB10

Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communications and reasoning skills and apply them to the business environment. Students will plan, draft and complete written compositions on a regular basis and edit papers for clarity, engaging language, and the correct use of conventions and mechanics.

May be used to satisfy 4th year English requirement for Foundation plan.

Prerequisites: English 3 Dual, English 3 AP or English 3

RHS Credits: 1 TJC: 3.0 POFT 1301

UIL Eligibility: Count

Math Applications in Agriculture Advanced Course (Grades 11-12)MMAG10

In Mathematical Applications in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, students will apply knowledge and skills related to mathematics, including algebra, geometry, and data analysis in the context of agriculture, food, and natural resources. To prepare for careers in agriculture, food, and natural resources, students must acquire technical knowledge in the discipline as well as apply academic skills in mathematics. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills related to mathematics in a variety of contexts.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1 Credit

UIL Eligibility: Count

Public Services

Human Services

Students choosing a Human Services endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

Money Matters (Grades 9-12) DMM110

This course allows students to investigate global economics within the scope of the free enterprise system. Students will gain knowledge and skills necessary to set short and long term financial goals. Ethics and personal responsibility in financial planning will be emphasized. Students will demonstrate fundamental principles of money, including financial exchange of cash, credit, debit and electronic funds transfer as well as understanding the different types of currency including paper money, coins, bank notes, governmental bonds and treasury notes.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business Information Management 1 (Grades 9-12) BIM110

Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace for successful transition to the workforce and postsecondary education. Students will build technical skills through work-processing, spreadsheet, database and electronic presentation software. This course begins preparation for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Cosmetology 1 Dual with Lab Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) Navarro COS12D

This course provides classroom training to achieve the Texas Cosmetology license. Students will be able to work on outside clientele for hands-on training. This course is always taken in conjunction with Cosmetology Local and offered at Palestine High School and earns dual credit through Navarro Jr. College.

Prerequisites: Money Matters and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 3

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Cosmetology 2 Dual with Lab Advanced Course (Grade 12) Navarro COS23D

Upon completion of the senior year and the required clock hours, students will have received classroom training needed to prepare them for their Cosmetologist Exam from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations. Students will also be able to work on outside clientele for hands-on training. This course is offered at Palestine High School and earns dual credit through Navarro Jr. College.

Prerequisites: Cosmetology 1 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 3

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Education and Training

Students choosing a Human Services endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

Business Information Management 1 (Grades 9-12) BIM110

Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace for successful transition to the workforce and postsecondary education. Students will build technical skills through work-processing, spreadsheet, database and electronic presentation software. This course begins preparation for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Human Growth and Development (Grades 9-12) IHG110

Have you ever wondered what people who help others need to know? Teachers, psychologists, psychiatrists, doctors, nurses and other medical professionals will find this course useful as it examines human development from birth through old age. Normal development milestones are a focus. This course covers material that is generally taught in a college introductory course in developmental psychology or human development.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Instructional Practice in Education and Training (Grades 10-12) INPR20

Students learn some of the basics of teaching theory and practice in preparation for Education Practicum. Classroom observations are made periodically at the Intermediate campus.

Prerequisites: Human Growth and Development

RHS Credits: 2

UIL Eligibility: Count

Education Practicum 1 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) IPR120

Education Practicum 1 Extended Advanced Course IPR130

This is the class you’ve heard about where students gets an opportunity to work in elementary, middle or high school classrooms. You will be paired with an exemplary experienced mentor teacher at a RISD campus. Students learn to plan and direct classroom activities, prepare instructional materials, and complete other responsibilities of teachers.

Prerequisites: Instructional Practice

RHS Credits:2 (IPR12O) or 3 (IPR13O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Education Practicum 2 Advanced Course (Grades 12) IPR220

Education Practicum 2 Extended Advanced Course IPR230

If you couldn’t get enough of your first year working with children, this may be the class for you. You will focus on additional teaching strategies, classroom management, and the learning environment. You will spend additional time in your field site classroom at one of RISD’s elementary, middle or high school campuses.

Prerequisites: Education Practicum 1 or Education Practicum 1 Extended

RHS Credits: 2(IPR22O) or 3(IPR23O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Introduction to Medical Careers

Students choosing a Human Services endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

Money Matters (Grades 9-12) DMM110

This course allows students to investigate global economics within the scope of the free enterprise system. Students will gain knowledge and skills necessary to set short and long term financial goals. Ethics and personal responsibility in financial planning will be emphasized. Students will demonstrate fundamental principles of money, including financial exchange of cash, credit, debit and electronic funds transfer as well as understanding the different types of currency including paper money, coins, bank notes, governmental bonds and treasury notes.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Human Growth and Development (Grades 9-12) IHG110

Have you ever wondered what people who help others need to know? Teachers, psychologists, psychiatrists, doctors, nurses and other medical professionals will find this course useful as it examines human development from birth through old age. Normal development milestones are a focus. This course covers material that is generally taught in a college introductory course in developmental psychology or human development.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Principles of Health Science/Sports Medicine 1 (Grades 9-12) XPHS110

The Health Science course is designed to provide for the development of advanced knowledge and skills related to health careers. Students will have hands-on experiences for continued knowledge and skill development. To pursue a career in the health science industry, students should recognize, learn to reason, think critically, make decisions, solve problems, and communicate effectively. Students should recognize that quality health care depends on the ability to work well with others.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Medical Terminology Advanced Course (Grades 10 -12) XMEDTV

This course is designed as an introduction to the medical field. Students develop a working knowledge of the language of medicine. By relating terms to body systems, students identify proper use of words in a medical environment. Knowledge of medical terminology enhances the student’s ability to successfully secure employment or pursue advanced education in health care.

RHS Credits: 1

Prerequisites: Biology 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Anatomy and Physiology Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12)TJC SA&PAD/SA&PBD

Anatomy and Physiology Advanced Course (High School Credit only)SA&PAD

Students explore physiological systems and associated pathologies. At least 40% of instructional time involves lab investigations, using safe, environmentally appropriate, and ethical practices. Higher order thinking is stressed through assessment and synthesis of the anatomical knowledge combined with exposure to clinical analysis. This course may be taken for High School credit only or for Dual credit through TJC. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC Bio 2404 and Bio 2401. Credit in 2404 will not transfer to another institution of higher learning. It is specifically designed to prepare the participant to be successful in Anaotomy and Physiology I. Reading and Writing TSI must be completed before enrollment in A&P Dual.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC: 8.0 A&P 2404 & 2401

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Science, Tech, Engineering & Math (STEM)

Advanced Science

Students choosing a STEM endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • Algebra 2 or Algebra 2 PAP,
  • Chemistry PAP or Chemistry,
  • Physics
  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

Astronomy Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SAST10

Students explore information about the universe, scientific theories of the evolution of the universe, characteristics and the life cycle of stars; exploration of the universe; role of the sun in our solar system; planets; and the orientation of the Earth.

Prerequisites: Physics

Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Environmental Science Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) SENV10

Students discover biotic and a biotic factors in habitats; ecosystems and biomes; interrelationships among resources and an environmental system; sources and flow of energy through an environmental system; relationship between carrying capacity and changes in populations and ecosystems will be covered.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Anatomy and Physiology Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC SA&P1D

Anatomy and Physiology ADV Advanced Course SA&PA0

Students explore physiological systems and associated pathologies. At least 40% of instructional time involves lab investigations, using safe, environmentally appropriate, and ethical practices. Higher order thinking is stressed through assessment and synthesis of the anatomical knowledge combined with exposure to clinical analysis. This course may be taken for high school credit only or for dual credit through TJC. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC Bio 2400 and Bio 2401. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in A&P Dual.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC credits: 4.0 Each/8.0 Total BIO2404 &BIO2401

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Forensic Science Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SFS110

Students learn procedures related to crime scene, questioning, interviewing, criminal behavior characteristics, and truth detection used to solve crimes. Students collect and analyze evidence through case studies and simulated crime scenes such as fingerprint, ballistics, and blood spatter analysis.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Animal Science Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SANS10

Students acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry standards. This course examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction allow for the application of scientific and technological aspects of animal science.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and Chemistry or IPC; Algebra 1 and Geometry and Livestock

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Plant and Soil Science Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SPSS1O

Plant and soil Science provides a way of learning about the natural world. Students learn how plan and soil science is the basis for many other fields of science. Investigations, laboratory practices, and field exercises will be used to develop an understanding of current plant and soil science. This course prepares students for careers in the food and fiber industry.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Biology 2 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC SBI21D

Biology Dual students focus on enduring, conceptual understandings and the content that supports them. This approach enables students to spend less time on factual recall and more time on inquiry-based learning of essential concepts and the development of reasoning skills. The course will cover: the process of evolution and how it drives diversity, how biological systems utilize free energy and molecular building blocks to carry out life processes, how living systems react to information necessary for life processes and the properties of biological systems and how they interact. Extra time is required on the part of the Dual credit student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of projects or labs with complex problem solving. Dual credit courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participant will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC BIO1406 and BIO1407. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Biology Dual.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 PAP and TSI complete TJC Credits: 4.0 Each/8.0 Total BIO1406 & BIO 1407

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Biology 2 AP Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SBI21A

AP Biology focuses on enduring, conceptual understandings and the content that supports them. This approach enables students to spend less time on factual recall and more time on inquiry-based learning of essential concepts and the development of reasoning skills. The course will cover: the process of evolution and how it drives diversity, how biological systems utilize free energy and molecular building blocks to carry out life processes, how living systems react to information necessary for life processes and the properties of biological systems and how they interact. Extra time is required on the part of the AP students for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of projects or labs with complex problem solving. Students may choose to take the AP exam for this course. AP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 PAP

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Advanced Math

Students choosing a STEM endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • Algebra 2 or Algebra 2 PAP,
  • Chemistry PAP or Chemistry,
  • Physics
  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

PreCalculus PAP Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MPCLAP/MCPCBP

Students will study in-depth concepts of PreCalculus at an accelerated pace. This allows for extensive study of parametric equations as it relates to motion in plane and trigonometric graphing. Students analyze models of real world problem situations and use graphing calculators and data collection devices. College level materials are used for this course. PAP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide.

Prerequisites: Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Pre Calculus Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MPCLA0/MPCLB0

Students explore higher-level mathematics and prepare for the rigors of college mathematics. Use reasoning skills to extend understanding of polynomial and rational functions studies in algebra and explore trigonometric functions. Solve meaningful problems that involve conic sections, sequences and series, and vector analysis. Graphing calculator is used extensively.

Prerequisites: Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Calculus AB AP Advanced Course (Grade 12) MCAL1A

The topics of study are functions, graphs, limits, derivatives and integrals and their applications. Students work with functions represented in a variety of ways: graphical, numerical, analytical, or verbal and understand their connections. The graphing calculator is used extensively in this course. AP students will participate in the AP exam offered upon course completion.

Prerequisites: PreCalculus PAP/Dual or PreCalculus

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Electronic Controls Technology

Students choosing a STEM endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • Algebra 2 or Algebra 2 PAP,
  • Chemistry PAP or Chemistry,
  • Physics
  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

AC/DC Electronics 1 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC YEC12D

AC/DC Electronics focuses on the basic electricity principles of alternating current/direct current (AC/DC) circuits. Students will demonstrate knowledge and applications of circuits, electronic measurement, and electronic implementation. Through use of the design process, students will transfer academic skills to component designs in a project-based environment. Students will use a variety of computer hardware and software applications to complete assignments and projects. Additionally, students will explore career opportunities, employer expectations, and educational needs in the electronics industry. This course is taken in conjunction with AC/DC Electronics and Solid State Electronics. This course is offered at the TJC West campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics or Ag Power and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 27.0 TECM 1303, IEIR 1302& 1304, CETT 1321, ELPT 1325, INTC 1341, DFTG 1313, ELMT 1380, WLDG 1307

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Digital Electronics Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC YDEL1D

Digital Electronics is the study of electronic circuits that are used to process and control digital signals. In contrast to analog electronics, where information is represented by a continuously varying voltage, digital signals are represented by two discreet voltages or logic levels. This distinction allows for greater signal speed and storage capabilities and has revolutionized the world of electronics. Digital electronics is the foundation of modern electronic devices such as cellular phones, digital audio players, laptop computers, digital cameras, and high-definition televisions. The primary focus of Digital Electronics is to expose students to the design process of combinational and sequential logic design, teamwork, communication methods, engineering standards, and technical documentation. This course is taken in conjunction with AC/DC Electronics and Solid State Electronics. Course if offered at TJC West Campus. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics or Ag Power and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 27.0 TECM 1303, IEIR 1302& 1304, CETT 1321, ELPT 1325, INTC 1341, DFTG 1313, ELMT 1380, WLDG 1307

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Solid State Electronics 2 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 12)TJC YEC23D

In Solid State Electronics, students will demonstrate knowledge and applications of advanced circuits, electrical measurement, and electrical implementation used in the electronics and computer industries. Students will transfer advanced academic skills to apply engineering principles and technical skills to troubleshoot, repair, and modify electronic components, equipment, and power electronic systems in a project-based environment. Additionally, students will explore career opportunities, employer expectations, and educational needs in the electronics industry.This course is taken in conjunction with AC/DC Electronics and Solid State Electronics. This course is offered at the TJC West campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics or Ag Power and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 18.0 ELPT 1345, CETT 1325, ELPT 2305 & 2319, INCR 1302, ELPT 2347

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Practicum in STEM Advanced Course (Grades 12) TJC YPR13D

Extended Practicum in STEM is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills.

RHS Credits: 3 TJC Credits: 18.0 ELPT 1345, CETT 1325, ELPT 2305 & 2319, INCR 1302, ELPT 2347

UIL Eligibility: No Count

STEM Generalist

Students choosing a STEM endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • Algebra 2 or Algebra 2 PAP,
  • Chemistry PAP or Chemistry,
  • Physics
  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

PreCalculus PAP Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MPCLAP/MPCLBP

Students will study in-depth concepts of Precalculus at an accelerated pace. This allows for extensive study of parametric equations as it relates to motion in plane and trigonometric graphing. Students analyze models of real world problem situations and use graphing calculators and data collection devices. College level materials are used for this course. PAP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide.

Prerequisites: Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

PreCalculus Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MPCLA0/MPCLB0

Students explore higher-level mathematics and prepare for the rigors of college mathematics. Use reasoning skills to extend understanding of polynomial and rational functions studies in algebra and explore trigonometric functions. Solve meaningful problems that involve conic sections, sequences and series, and vector analysis. Graphing calculator is used extensively.

Prerequisites: Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Calculus AB AP Advanced Course (Grade 12) MCAL1A

The topics of study are functions, graphs, limits, derivatives and integrals and their applications. Students work with functions represented in a variety of ways: graphical, numerical, analytical, or verbal and understand their connections. The graphing calculator is used extensively in this course. AP students will participate in the AP exam offered upon course completion.

Prerequisites: PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Astronomy Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SAST10

Students explore information about the universe, scientific theories of the evolution of the universe, characteristics and the life cycle of stars; exploration of the universe; role of the sun in our solar system; planets; and the orientation of the Earth.

Prerequisites: Physics

Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Environmental Science Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) SENV10

Students discover biotic and a biotic factors in habitats; ecosystems and biomes; interrelationships among resources and an environmental system; sources and flow of energy through an environmental system; relationship between carrying capacity and changes in populations and ecosystems will be covered.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Anatomy and Physiology Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12)TJC SA&P1D

Anatomy and Physiology ADV Advanced Course SA&PA0

Students explore physiological systems and associated pathologies. At least 40% of instructional time involves lab investigations, using safe, environmentally appropriate, and ethical practices. Higher order thinking is stressed through assessment and synthesis of the anatomical knowledge combined with exposure to clinical analysis. This course may be taken as a high school only credit or as dual credit through TJC. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC Bio 2404 and Bio 2401. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in A&P Dual.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC credits: 4.0 Each/8.0 Total BIO2404 &BIO2401

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Forensic Science Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SFS110

Students learn procedures related to crime scene, questioning, interviewing, criminal behavior characteristics, and truth detection used to solve crimes. Students collect and analyze evidence through case studies and simulated crime scenes such as fingerprint, ballistics, and blood spatter analysis.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Animal Science Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SANS10

Students acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry standards. This course examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction allow for the application of scientific and technological aspects of animal science.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and Chemistry or IPC; Algebra 1 and Geometry and Livestock

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Plant and Soil Science Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SPSS10

Plant and soil Science provides a way of learning about the natural world. Students learn how plan and soil science is the basis for many other fields of science. Investigations, laboratory practices, and field exercises will be used to develop an understanding of current plant and soil science. This course prepares students for careers in the food and fiber industry.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Biology 2 AP Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC SBI21D

Biology Dual students focus on enduring, conceptual understandings and the content that supports them. This approach enables students to spend less time on factual recall and more time on inquiry-based learning of essential concepts and the development of reasoning skills. The course will cover: the process of evolution and how it drives diversity, how biological systems utilize free energy and molecular building blocks to carry out life processes, how living systems react to information necessary for life processes and the properties of biological systems and how they interact. Extra time is required on the part of the Dual credit student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of projects or labs with complex problem solving. Dual credit courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participant will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC BIO1406 and BIO1407. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Biology Dual.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 PAP and TSI complete TJC Credits: 4.0 Each/8.0 Total BIO1406 & BIO 1407

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Biology 2 AP Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SBI21A

AP Biology focuses on enduring, conceptual understandings and the content that supports them. This approach enables students to spend less time on factual recall and more time on inquiry-based learning of essential concepts and the development of reasoning skills. The course will cover: the process of evolution and how it drives diversity, how biological systems utilize free energy and molecular building blocks to carry out life processes, how living systems react to information necessary for life processes and the properties of biological systems and how they interact. Extra time is required on the part of the AP students for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of projects or labs with complex problem solving. Students may choose to take the AP exam for this course. AP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 PAP

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

AC/DC Electronics 1 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC YEC12D

This course is offered at the TJC West campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 27.0 TECM 1303, IEIR 1302& 1304, CETT 1321, ELPT 1325, INTC 1341, DFTG 1313, ELMT 1380, WLDG 1307

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Solid State Electronics 2 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 12) TJC YEC23D

This course is offered at the TJC West campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 18.0 ELPT 1345, CETT 1325, ELPT 2305 & 2319, INCR 1302, ELPT 2347

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Digital Electronics Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC YDEL1D

Digital Electronics is the study of electronic circuits that are used to process and control digital signals. In contrast to analog electronics, where information is represented by a continuously varying voltage, digital signals are represented by two discreet voltages or logic levels. This distinction allows for greater signal speed and storage capabilities and has revolutionized the world of electronics. Digital electronics is the foundation of modern electronic devices such as cellular phones, digital audio players, laptop computers, digital cameras, and high-definition televisions. The primary focus of Digital Electronics is to expose students to the design process of combinational and sequential logic design, teamwork, communication methods, engineering standards, and technical documentation. This course is taken in conjunction with AC/DC Electronics and Solid State Electronics. Course if offered at TJC West Campus. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics or Ag Power and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 27.0 TECM 1303, IEIR 1302& 1304, CETT 1321, ELPT 1325, INTC 1341, DFTG 1313, ELMT 1380, WLDG 1307

UIL Eligibility: No Count


Multidisciplinary

AP/Dual Credit

Students choosing a Multidisciplinary endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

English 3 Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC ENG31D

Students will read, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate selected examples of American and English prose and poetry, focusing on non-fiction argumentation and stylistic and rhetorical strategies. College level materials are used for this course. Extra time is required on the part of the student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problem solving. Dual credit courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC ENG1301(Fall) and ENG1302(Spring). Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in English 3 Dual. Summer reading is required.

Prerequisites: English 2 PAP or English 2 with counselor approval and Reading/Writing TSI Complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 Each/6.0 Total ENGL 1301 & 1302

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 3 AP Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ENG31A

This course prepares students to complete the AP Language and Composition Examination. Students will read, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate selected examples of American and English prose and poetry, focusing on non-fiction argumentation and stylistic and rhetorical strategies. College level materials are used for this course. Extra time is required on the part of the AP student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problem solving. AP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. AP students will participate in the AP exam offered upon course completion. Summer reading is required.

Prerequisites: English 2 PAP or English 2 with counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 4 Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC ENG41D

This course is offered online and provides for an intensive study of selected world and British literature. Participants are encouraged to make reading and writing connections that reinforce their analysis, application and synthesis skills as they explore the human experience. College level materials are used for this course. Dual credit courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participant will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC ENG 2322 and ENG 2323. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in English 4 Dual.

Prerequisites: English 3 Dual TJC ENG 1301

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 Each/6.0 Total ENG 2322 & 2323

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 4 AP Advanced Course (Grade 12) ENG41V

This course is offered online through the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN) and provides for an intensive study of selected world and British literature. Participants are encourage make reading and writing connections that reinforce their analysis, application and synthesis skills as they explore the human experience. College level materials are used for this course. Dual/AP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. AP students will participate in the AP exam offered upon course completion.

Prerequisites: English 3 Dual or English 3 AP

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Communication Applications Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC ECOMAD

This course emphasizes identifying, analyzing, developing and evaluating communications necessary for personal and professional success in personal and group interactions, as well as personal and professional presentations. This course satisfies the Speech requirement in the Distinguished, Recommended and Minimum plans. Not required for students graduating under Foundation program.

Prerequisites: Must be an 11th or 12th grader; Reading/Writing TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 TJC Credit: 3.0 SPEECH 1315

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Calculus AB AP Advanced Course (Grade 12) MCAL1A

The topics of study are functions, graphs, limits, derivatives and integrals and their applications. Students work with functions represented in a variety of ways: graphical, numerical, analytical, or verbal and understand their connections. The graphing calculator is used extensively in this course. AP students will participate in the AP exam offered upon course completion.

Prerequisites: PreCalculus PAP, Dual or PreCalculus

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Anatomy and Physiology Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12)TJC SA&P1D

Students explore physiological systems and associated pathologies. At least 40% of instructional time involves lab investigations, using safe, environmentally appropriate, and ethical practices. Higher order thinking is stressed through assessment and synthesis of the anatomical knowledge combined with exposure to clinical analysis. This course may be taken for high school credit only or for dual credit through TJC. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC Bio 2404 and Bio 2401. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in A&P Dual.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC credits: 4.0 Each/8.0 Total BIO2404 &BIO2401

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Biology 2 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC SBI21D

Biology Dual students focus on enduring, conceptual understandings and the content that supports them. This approach enables students to spend less time on factual recall and more time on inquiry-based learning of essential concepts and the development of reasoning skills. The course will cover: the process of evolution and how it drives diversity, how biological systems utilize free energy and molecular building blocks to carry out life processes, how living systems react to information necessary for life processes and the properties of biological systems and how they interact. Extra time is required on the part of the Dual credit student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of projects or labs with complex problem solving. Dual credit courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participant will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC BIO1406 and BIO1407. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Biology Dual.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 PAP and TSI complete TJC Credits: 4.0 Each/8.0 Total BIO1406 & BIO 1407

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Biology 2 AP Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SBI21A

AP Biology focuses on enduring, conceptual understandings and the content that supports them. This approach enables students to spend less time on factual recall and more time on inquiry-based learning of essential concepts and the development of reasoning skills. The course will cover: the process of evolution and how it drives diversity, how biological systems utilize free energy and molecular building blocks to carry out life processes, how living systems react to information necessary for life processes and the properties of biological systems and how they interact. Extra time is required on the part of the AP students for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of projects or labs with complex problem solving. Students may choose to take the AP exam for this course. AP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 PAP

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

US History Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HUSH1D

Emphasis is given to America’s development as a nation built on free enterprise, a world power among nations, and a democratic society based on government by Constitutional laws in the time period of 1870 to the present. Participants must be TSI complete to participate in this course.

Prerequisites: World History or World History PAP and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credit: 3.0 each/6.0 Total HIST 1301 & 1302

UIL Eligibility: No Count

US Government Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HUSGVD

Students explore political and governing processes, elements of political theories and governmental structures and functions at national, state and local governmental levels; the political heritage; comparative economic systems; and international relations. Emphasis is placed on the free enterprise system, political participation, leadership, decision-making, political institutions, nature of laws, and the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in US Government Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in USG 2301. With counselor approval this course may be taken in substitute for high school US Government. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in US Government Dual.

Prerequisites: US History and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 GOVT 2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Economics Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HECOND

This online TJC course is designed to provide opportunities for students to identify characteristics, benefits and goals of the American free enterprise system. Emphasis is given to the basic principles and theories of production, consumption, and distribution of goods and services. Essential elements of the course include private ownership of property, limited role of government, international economic relations, consumer economics and personal financial responsibility. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Economics Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in ECON2301. With counselor approval this course may be taken in substitute for high school Economics. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Economics Dual.

Prerequisites: US History and TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 TJC Credit: 3.0 ECO2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Special Topics in Social Studies 1 Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11 or 12)TJC HSPT1D

This online US History course provides a study of America’s development as a nation built on free enterprise, a world power among nations, and a democratic society based on government by Constitutional laws in the time period of Colonization to the present. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Special Topics in Social Studies Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in HIST 1301 and HIST 1302. With counselor approval this course may be taken in substitute for high school US History. Reading and Writing TSI must be completed before enrollment in Special Topics in Social Studies Dual.

Prerequisites: US History and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 Each/6.0 Total HIST 1301 & 1302

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Psychology Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HPSYCD

This course is designed to give students a basic history of psychology, theories of learning, self-awareness, the process of thinking, personality, heredity and mental health as well as a study of human growth and development. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Psychology Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in PSY 2301. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Psychology Dual.

Prerequisites: TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 TJC Credit: 3.0 PSY2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Sociology Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HSOCOD

Sociology involves learning about institutions found in all societies, such as the family and community organizations as well as political and social activities. Broad areas of content include mobility of people, human relationships and factors in society that influence personality. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Sociology Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in SOC 2301. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Psychology Dual.

Prerequisites: TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 TJC Credit: 3.0 SOC2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Art Appreciation Dual Advanced Course (Grade 12) TJC OARAPD

This course may be taken for TJC credit in ARTS 1301. Student must be TSI complete before enrolling in this course.

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of High School fine art credit, Counselor approval and TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 Local Credit TJC Credit: 3.0 ARTS 1301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Drama Dual Advanced Course (Grade 12) TJC ODRAMD

This course may be taken for TJC credit in DRAMA 1310. Must pass the Reading and Writing sections of the TSI exam.

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of High School fine art credit, Counselor approval and TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 Local Credit TJC Credit: 3.0 DRAM 1310

UIL Eligibility: No Count

4X4 Core

Students choosing a Multidisciplinary endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

English I PAP(Grade 9-12) ENG11P

This course offers differentiated processes, content and products. Extra time is required on the part of the PAP student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problems solving. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes as well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. Summer (prior to highs school entry) reading is required.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 1 110 (Grade 9-12) ENG110

Offers an integrated approach to a variety of literature (poetry, drama, novels, short stories and nonfiction) through which students apply language skills orally and in writing. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes as well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

Grades Offered: 9

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

English 2 PAP(Grade 10-12) ENG21P

This course stretches students’ reading, writing, listening, speaking and thinking skills, through the study of world literature. The course emphasizes critical and creative responses to works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama as it concurrently provides occasions and audiences for all types of expository discourse. Extra time is required on the part of the PAP student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problem solving. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. Summer reading is required.

Prerequisites: English 1 PAP or English 1 with counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 2 210 (Grade 10-12) ENG210

This course focuses on analyzing selected works of world literature, through which students apply language skills orally and in writing. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

Prerequisites: English 1 PAP or English 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

English 3 Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC ENG31D

Students will read, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate selected examples of American and English prose and poetry, focusing on non-fiction argumentation and stylistic and rhetorical strategies. College level materials are used for this course. Extra time is required on the part of the student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problem solving. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. Dual credit courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC ENG1301(Fall) and ENG1302(Spring). Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in English 3 Dual. Summer reading is required.

Prerequisites: English 2 PAP or English 2 with counselor approval and Reading/Writing TSI Complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 Each/6.0 Total ENGL 1301 & 1302

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 3 AP Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ENG31A

This course prepares students to complete the AP Language and Composition Examination. Students will read, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate selected examples of American and English prose and poetry, focusing on non-fiction argumentation and stylistic and rhetorical strategies. College level materials are used for this course. Extra time is required on the part of the AP student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problem solving. AP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. AP students will participate in the AP exam offered upon course completion. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. Summer reading is required.

Prerequisites: English 2 PAP or English 2 with counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 3 310 Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ENG310

Representative readings from American historical documents, essays, dramas, short stories, poetry and novels, integrates the study of grammar and vocabulary in meaningful writing experiences. A focal point is the research project, a requirement that give students experience synthesizing information from various verbal and written sources. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

Prerequisites: English 2 PAP or English 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

English 4 Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJCENG41D

This course is offered online and provides for an intensive study of selected world and British literature. Participants are encouraged to make reading and writing connections that reinforce their analysis, application and synthesis skills as they explore the human experience. Emphasis will be placed developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. College level materials are used for this course. Dual credit courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participant will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC ENG 2322 and ENG 2323. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in English 4 Dual.

Prerequisites: English 3 Dual TJC ENG 1301

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 Each/6.0 Total ENG 2322 & 2323

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 4 AP Advanced Course (Grade 11- 12) ENG41V

This course is offered online through the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN) and provides for an intensive study of selected world and British literature. Participants are encourage make reading and writing connections that reinforce their analysis, application and synthesis skills as they explore the human experience. Emphasis will be placed developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. College level materials are used for this course. Dual/AP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. AP students will participate in the AP exam offered upon course completion.

Prerequisites: English 3 Dual or English 3 AP

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 4 410 Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ENG410

This integrated study of English/World literature, composition, grammar and vocabulary reinforces the critical reading and writing skills essential for college entrance. This course affords senior students opportunities to connect America’s British roots to their contemporary world through various reading, writing, listening, speaking and thinking activities. Emphasis will be placed developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

Prerequisites: English 3

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Algebra 1 112 (Grade 9-12) MAL112

This is a fast paced course where students develop in-depth algebraic thinking and symbolic reasoning skills. Students will study relationships among quantities, with an emphasis on linear, quadratic, and exponential functions. Students will learn to use a variety of methods: concrete numeric, algorithmic, and graphic to represent meaningful mathematical situations. The use of graphing calculator facilitates understanding.

Prerequisites: Test scores, teacher recommendation, and counselor approval is required for enrollment in this course.

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Algebra 1 110 (Grade 9-12) MAL110

Students develop algebraic thinking and symbolic reasoning skills. Students will study relationships among quantities, with an emphasis on linear, quadratic, and exponential functions. Students will learn to use a variety of methods: concrete numeric, algorithmic, and graphic to represent meaningful mathematical situations. The use of graphing calculator facilitates understanding.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Geometry 112 (Grade 9-12) MGEO12

This is a fast paced course where students develop in depth spatial reasoning and geometric thinking skills. Students will analyze geometric figures, both two and three dimensional, and their properties. Students will apply concepts of congruence, similarity, and measurement in problem solving.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1 112 or Algebra 1. Grade in Algebra 1, test scores, teacher recommendation and counselor approval are required for this course.

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Geometry 110 (Grade 9-12) MGEO10

Students develop spatial reasoning and geometric thinking skills. Students will analyze geometric figures, both two and three dimensional, and their properties. Students will apply concepts of congruence, similarity, and measurement in problem solving.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1 112 or Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Algebra 2 PAP Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) MAL21P

Students examine the topics studied in Algebra 2 in more depth and/or at an accelerated pace. This will allow for a more extensive study of matrices, sequences and series, and probability. Graphing calculator used extensively. This course provides students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide.

Prerequisites: Geometry 112 or Geometry

RHS Credits: .5 or 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Algebra 2 210 Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) MAL210

An in-depth study of functions, including linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, rational and radical functions, provides students with a means for analyzing and understanding relationships of quantities in meaningful contexts. Students use geometry to explore the relationship between algebraic and geometric concepts. Graphing calculator used extensively.

Prerequisites: Geometry

Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

PreCalculus PAP Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MPCLAP/MPCLBP

Students will study in-depth concepts of Precalculus at an accelerated pace. This allows for extensive study of parametric equations as it relates to motion in plane and trigonometric graphing. Students analyze models of real world problem situations and use graphing calculators and data collection devices. College level materials are used for this course. PAP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide.

Prerequisites: Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

PreCalculus 110 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MPCLA0/MPCLB0

Students explore higher-level mathematics and prepare for the rigors of college mathematics. Use reasoning skills to extend understanding of polynomial and rational functions studies in algebra and explore trigonometric functions. Solve meaningful problems that involve conic sections, sequences and series, and vector analysis. Graphing calculator is used extensively.

Prerequisites: Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Calculus AB AP Advanced Course (Grade 12) MCAL1A

The topics of study are functions, graphs, limits, derivatives and integrals and their applications. Students work with functions represented in a variety of ways: graphical, numerical, analytical, or verbal and understand their connections. The graphing calculator is used extensively in this course. AP students will participate in the AP exam offered upon course completion.

Prerequisites: PreCalculus PAP , Dual, or PreCalculus

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Math Models with Applications Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) MMMA10

Students build on K-8 and Algebra 1 foundations as they expand their understanding through other mathematical experiences. Students solve problems form a wide variety of representations, tools, and technology to link modeling techniques and purely mathematical concepts.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Math Applications in Agriculture Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MMAG10

In Mathematical Applications in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, students will apply knowledge and skills related to mathematics, including algebra, geometry, and data analysis in the context of agriculture, food, and natural resources. To prepare for careers in agriculture, food, and natural resources, students must acquire technical knowledge in the discipline as well as apply academic skills in mathematics. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills related to mathematics in a variety of contexts.Prerequisites: Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1 Credit

UIL Eligibility: Count

Robotics Programming and Design Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) MROB10

Robotics Programming and Design provides students with opportunities to design, implement, and present meaningful robotic programs through a variety of media. Students will identify task requirements, plan search strategies and use robotic concepts to access, analyze, and evaluate information needed to solve problems. Students will gain an understanding of the principles of robotics through the study of physics, automation and engineering design concepts.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1PAP or Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Statistics 112 ADV Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MSTA12

This is a fast paced course where students will build on the knowledge and skills for mathematics in Kindergarten-Grade 8 and Algebra I. Students will broaden their knowledge of variability and statistical processes. Students will study sampling and experimentation, categorical and quantitative data, probability and random variables, inference, and bivariate data. Students will connect data and statistical processes to real-world situations. In addition, students will extend their knowledge of data analysis.

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Statistics 110 ADV Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MSTA10

Students will build on the knowledge and skills for mathematics in Kindergarten-Grade 8 and Algebra I. Students will broaden their knowledge of variability and statistical processes. Students will study sampling and experimentation, categorical and quantitative data, probability and random variables, inference, and bivariate data. Students will connect data and statistical processes to real-world situations. In addition, students will extend their knowledge of data analysis.

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Biology 1 PAP (Grade 9) SBI11P

This course is designed as the first of a two year program to prepare students for the AP Biology exam. In Biology PAP, students conduct field and laboratory, investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical-thinking and scientific problem-solving. Biology PAP is a comprehensive study of structures and functions of cells and viruses; growth and development of organisms; cells, tissues, and organs; nucleic acids and genetics; biological evolution; taxonomy; metabolism and energy transfers in living organisms; living systems; homeostasis; ecosystems; and plants in the environment. Extra time is required on the part of the PAP student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problem solving.

Prerequisites: Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Biology 1 110 (Grade 9) SBI110

In Biology, students conduct field and laboratory, investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical-thinking and scientific problem-solving. Topics include: structures and functions of cells and viruses; growth and development of organisms, cells, tissues, and organs; nucleic acids and genetics; biological evolution; taxonomy; metabolism and energy transfers in living organisms; living systems; homeostasis; ecosystems; and plants and the environment.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Integrated Chemistry & Physics- IPC 110 (Grades 9-12) SIPC10

IPC is recommended for students who need extra preparation to meet the rigors of physics and chemistry and integrates the two disciplines with a strong emphasis on calculation in: motion, waves, energy transformation, properties/changes in matter and solution chemistry. IPC must be taken BEFORE Chemistry or Physics in order for science credit to be awarded.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Chemistry PAP (Grade 10-12) SCHM1P

This course is a faster-paced, more intensive presentation of the theories and concepts studied in chemistry. Topics include scientific processes, characteristics of matter, atomic theory, bonding and covalent compounds, chemical reactions, quantifying equations, solids, liquids, and solutions, and gas laws. This course is designed for the highly motivated and independent student and utilizes content and activities that stress higher level thinking skills, a rigorous, in-depth and sophisticated laboratory based approach and accelerated concept pacing. Extra time is required on the part of the PAP student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs. Chemistry is a quantitative based science, so there will be a strong emphasis on mathematical problem solving.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Chemistry 110 (Grades 10-12) SCHM10

Students study matter and the changes it undergoes. Chemistry students will study nomenclature, chemical reactions, stoichemetry, the behavior of gases, atomic history and structure, chemical bonding, nuclear fission and fusion as well as acid-base theories. A conceptual approach will be coupled with mathematical skills necessary to solve fundamental chemistry problems. The topics revolve around societal questions and how chemistry affects daily life.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1 112 or Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Physics Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SPHY10

This course provides students with conceptual framework, factual knowledge, analytical and scientific skills. Physics studies include: laws of motion; changes within physical systems and conservation of energy and momentum; force; thermodynamics,; characteristics and behavior of waves; and quantum physics. In Physics, a strong emphasis is placed on conceptual and mathematical problem solving.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Astronomy Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SAST10

Students explore information about the universe, scientific theories of the evolution of the universe, characteristics and the life cycle of stars; exploration of the universe; role of the sun in our solar system; planets; and the orientation of the Earth.

Prerequisites: Physics

Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Environmental Science Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) SENV10

Students discover biotic and a biotic factors in habitats; ecosystems and biomes; interrelationships among resources and an environmental system; sources and flow of energy through an environmental system; relationship between carrying capacity and changes in populations and ecosystems will be covered.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Anatomy and Physiology Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC SA&P1D

Anatomy and Physiology ADV Advanced Course SA&PA0

Students explore physiological systems and associated pathologies. At least 40% of instructional time involves lab investigations, using safe, environmentally appropriate, and ethical practices. Higher order thinking is stressed through assessment and synthesis of the anatomical knowledge combined with exposure to clinical analysis. This course may be taken for high school credit only or for dual credit through TJC. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC Bio 2404 and Bio 2401. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in A&P Dual.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC credits: 4.0 Each/8.0 Total BIO2404 &BIO2401

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Forensic Science Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SFS110

Students learn procedures related to crime scene, questioning, interviewing, criminal behavior characteristics, and truth detection used to solve crimes. Students collect and analyze evidence through case studies and simulated crime scenes such as fingerprint, ballistics, and blood spatter analysis.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Animal Science ADV Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SANS10

Students acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry standards. This course examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction allow for the application of scientific and technological aspects of animal science.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Plant and Soil Science ADV Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SPSS10

Plant and soil Science provides a way of learning about the natural world. Students learn how plan and soil science is the basis for many other fields of science. Investigations, laboratory practices, and field exercises will be used to develop an understanding of current plant and soil science. This course prepares students for careers in the food and fiber industry.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Biology 2 AP Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SBI21D

Biology Dual students focus on enduring, conceptual understandings and the content that supports them. This approach enables students to spend less time on factual recall and more time on inquiry-based learning of essential concepts and the development of reasoning skills. The course will cover: the process of evolution and how it drives diversity, how biological systems utilize free energy and molecular building blocks to carry out life processes, how living systems react to information necessary for life processes and the properties of biological systems and how they interact. Extra time is required on the part of the Dual credit student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of projects or labs with complex problem solving. Dual credit courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participant will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC BIO1406 and BIO1407. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Biology Dual.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 PAP and TSI complete TJC Credits: 4.0 Each/8.0 Total BIO1406 & BIO 1407

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Biology 2 AP Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SBI21A

AP Biology focuses on enduring, conceptual understandings and the content that supports them. This approach enables students to spend less time on factual recall and more time on inquiry-based learning of essential concepts and the development of reasoning skills. The course will cover: the process of evolution and how it drives diversity, how biological systems utilize free energy and molecular building blocks to carry out life processes, how living systems react to information necessary for life processes and the properties of biological systems and how they interact. Extra time is required on the part of the AP students for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of projects or labs with complex problem solving. Students may choose to take the AP exam for this course. AP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 PAP

RHS Credits: 1 UIL Eligibility: No Count

World History PAP (Grade 10-12) HWHS1P

The World History course is an in depth study of the concepts presented in World History. Extra time is required on the part of the PAP student for class preparations, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problem solving.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1 Credit

UIL Eligibility: No Count

World History 110 (Grade 10-12) HWHS10

The World History course provides a study of man, civilization, culture, ideas and institution from primitive beginnings to present time. It traces the political, economic and social experiences of mankind. Students gain awareness of American Western Civilization and its relationship to world cultures in contemporary world affairs.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

US History Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HUSH10

Emphasis is given to America’s development as a nation built on free enterprise, a world power among nations, and a democratic society based on government by Constitutional laws in the time period of 1870 to the present. Participants must be TSI complete to participate in this course.

Prerequisites: World History or World History PAP and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credit: 3.0 each/6.0 Total HIST 1301 & 1302

UIL Eligibility: No Count

US History 110 (Grade 11-12) HUSH10

Emphasis is given to America’s development as a nation built on free enterprise, a world power among nations, and a democratic society based on government by Constitutional laws in the time period of 1870 to the present.

Prerequisites: World History or World History PAP

RHS Credits: 1 UIL Eligibility: Count

US Government Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HUSGVD

Students explore political and governing processes, elements of political theories and governmental structures and functions at national, state and local governmental levels; the political heritage; comparative economic systems; and international relations. Emphasis is placed on the free enterprise system, political participation, leadership, decision-making, political institutions, nature of laws, and the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in US Government Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in USG 2301. With counselor approval this course may be taken in substitute for high school US Government. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in US Government Dual.

Prerequisites: US History and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 GOVT 2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

US Government 110 Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) HUSGV0

Students explore political and governing processes, elements of political theories and governmental structures and functions at national, state and local governmental levels; the political heritage; comparative economic systems; and international relations. Emphasis is placed on the free enterprise system, political participation, leadership, decision-making, political institutions, nature of laws, and the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship.

Prerequisites: US History

Credits: .5 Credit

UIL Eligibility: Count

Economics Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HECOND

This online TJC course is designed to provide opportunities for students to identify characteristics, benefits and goals of the American free enterprise system. Emphasis is given to the basic principles and theories of production, consumption, and distribution of goods and services. Essential elements of the course include private ownership of property, limited role of government, international economic relations, consumer economics and personal financial responsibility. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Economics Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in ECON2301. With counselor approval this course may be taken in substitute for high school Economics. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Economics Dual.

Prerequisites: US History and TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 TJC Credit: 3.0 ECO2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Economics 110 Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) HECON0

This course is designed to provide opportunities for students to identify characteristics, benefits and goals of the American free enterprise system. Emphasis is given to the basic principles and theories of production, consumption, and distribution of goods and services. Essential elements of the course include private ownership of property, limited role of government, international economic relations, consumer economics and personal financial responsibility.

Prerequisites: US History

RHS Credits: .5 UIL Eligibility: Count

Special Topics in Social Studies Dual Advance Course (Grade 11 or 12) TJC HSPT1D

The online US History course provides a study of man, civilization, culture, ideas and institution from Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Special Topics in Social Studies Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in HIST 1301 and HIST 1302. With counselor approval this course may be taken in substitute for high school US History. Reading and Writing TSI must be completed before enrollment in Special Topics in Social Studies Dual.

Prerequisites: US History and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 Each/6.0 Total HIST 1301 & 1302

UIL Eligibility: No Count

World Geography Virtual (Grades 9-12) HWGE1V

This course is taught using an online course model. It is designed to provide the learner with an understanding of the vast physical and cultural patterns found around the world. It includes in-depth studies of historical, industrial, and political geography, as well as human and environmental interactions. Emphasis will be placed on the use of mapping and graphic mediums to human and environmental relationships.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

World Geography (Grades 9-12) HWGE1O

This course is designed to provide the learner with an understanding of the vast physical and cultural patterns found around the world. It includes in-depth studies of historical, industrial, and political geography, as well as human and environmental interactions. Emphasis will be placed on the use of mapping and graphic mediums to human and environmental relationships.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Psychology Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HPSYCD

This course is designed to give students a basic history of psychology, theories of learning, self-awareness, the process of thinking, personality, heredity and mental health as well as a study of human growth and development. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Psychology Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in PSY 2301. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Psychology Dual.

Prerequisites: TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 TJC Credit: 3.0 PSY2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Sociology Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HSOCOD

Sociology involves learning about institutions found in all societies, such as the family and community organizations as well as political and social activities. Broad areas of content include mobility of people, human relationships and factors in society that influence personality. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Sociology Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in SOC 2301. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Psychology Dual.

Prerequisites: TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 TJC Credit: 3.0 SOC2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Advanced Multidisciplinary

Students choosing a Multidisciplinary endorsement will be required to take the following set of courses in addition to the electives available for each endorsement area.

  • 4th Math credit – Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2 or PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus or Statistics 112 or Statistics or AP Calculus AB ADV (1)
  • 4th Science credit – Chemistry PAP or Chemistry 110 or Physics or Astronomy or Environmental Science or Biology 2 AP/Dual ADV or Animal Science ADV or Plant and Soil Science ADV or A&P Dual/A&P ADV or Forensic Science (1)

English 3 Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC ENG31D

Students will read, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate selected examples of American and English prose and poetry, focusing on non-fiction argumentation and stylistic and rhetorical strategies. College level materials are used for this course. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. Extra time is required on the part of the student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problem solving. Dual credit courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC ENG1301(Fall) and ENG1302(Spring). Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in English 3 Dual.

Prerequisites: English 2 PAP or English 2 with counselor approval and Reading/Writing TSI Complete. Summer reading is required.

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 Each/6.0 Total ENGL 1301 & 1302

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 3 AP Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ENG31A

This course prepares students to complete the AP Language and Composition Examination. Students will read, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate selected examples of American and English prose and poetry, focusing on non-fiction argumentation and stylistic and rhetorical strategies. College level materials are used for this course. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. Extra time is required on the part of the AP student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of complex projects or labs with complex problem solving. AP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. AP students will participate in the AP exam offered upon course completion. Summer reading is required.

Prerequisites: English 2 PAP or English 2 with counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 3 310 Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ENG310

Representative readings from American historical documents, essays, dramas, short stories, poetry and novels, integrates the study of grammar and vocabulary in meaningful writing experiences. A focal point is the research project, a requirement that give students experience synthesizing information from various verbal and written sources. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

Prerequisites: English 2 PAP or English 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

English 4 Dual Advance Course (Grade 11-12) TJC ENG41D

This course is offered online and provides for an intensive study of selected world and British literature. Participants are encouraged to make reading and writing connections that reinforce their analysis, application and synthesis skills as they explore the human experience. College level materials are used for this course. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. Dual credit courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participant will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC ENG 2322 and ENG 2323. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in English 4 Dual.

Prerequisites: English 3 Dual TJC ENG 1301

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 Each/6.0 Total ENG 2322 & 2323

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 4 AP Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ENG41V

This course is offered online through the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN) and provides for an intensive study of selected world and British literature. Participants are encourage make reading and writing connections that reinforce their analysis, application and synthesis skills as they explore the human experience. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations. College level materials are used for this course. Dual/AP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. AP students will participate in the AP exam offered upon course completion.

Prerequisites: English 3 Dual or English 3 AP

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

English 4 410 Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ENG410

This integrated study of English/World literature, composition, grammar and vocabulary reinforces the critical reading and writing skills essential for college entrance. This course affords senior students opportunities to connect America’s British roots to their contemporary world through various reading, writing, listening, speaking and thinking activities. Emphasis will be placed on developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

Prerequisites: English 3

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business English Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ENGB10

Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communications and reasoning skills and apply them to the business environment. Students will plan, draft and complete written compositions on a regular basis, edit papers for clarity, engaging language, and the correct use of conventions and mechanics. Emphasis will be placed developing proficiencies in delivering clear verbal messages, choosing effective nonverbal behaviors, listening for desired results; applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes well as identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills necessary for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and personal and professional presentations.

May be used to satisfy 4th year English requirement for Foundation plan.

Prerequisites: English 3 Dual, English 3 AP or English 3

RHS Credits: 1 TJC: 3.0 POFT 1301 UIL Eligibility: Count

Algebra 2 PAP Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) MAL21P

Students examine the topics studied in Algebra 2 in more depth and/or at an accelerated pace. This will allow for a more extensive study of matrices, sequences and series, and probability. Graphing calculator used extensively. This course provides students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide.

Prerequisites: Geometry 112 or Geometry

RHS Credits: .5 or 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Algebra 2 210 Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) MAL210

An in-depth study of functions, including linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, rational and radical functions, provides students with a means for analyzing and understanding relationships of quantities in meaningful contexts. Students use geometry to explore the relationship between algebraic and geometric concepts. Graphing calculator used extensively.

Prerequisites: Geometry

Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

PreCalculus PAP Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MPCLAP/MPCLBP

Students will study in-depth concepts of PreCalculus at an accelerated pace. This allows for extensive study of parametric equations as it relates to motion in plane and trigonometric graphing. Students analyze models of real world problem situations and use graphing calculators and data collection devices. College level materials are used for this course. PAP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide.

Prerequisites: Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

PreCalculus 110 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MPCLA0/MPCLB0

Students explore higher-level mathematics and prepare for the rigors of college mathematics. Use reasoning skills to extend understanding of polynomial and rational functions studies in algebra and explore trigonometric functions. Solve meaningful problems that involve conic sections, sequences and series, and vector analysis. Graphing calculator is used extensively.

Prerequisites: Algebra 2 PAP or Algebra 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Math Models with Applications Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) MMMA10

Students build on K-8 and Algebra 1 foundations as they expand their understanding through other mathematical experiences. Students solve problems form a wide variety of representations, tools, and technology to link modeling techniques and purely mathematical concepts.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1 and Geometry

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Robotics Programming and Design Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) MROB10

Robotics Programming and Design provides students with opportunities to design, implement, and present meaningful robotic programs through a variety of media. Students will identify task requirements, plan search strategies and use robotic concepts to access, analyze, and evaluate information needed to solve problems. Students will gain an understanding of the principles of robotics through the study of physics, automation and engineering design concepts.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1 112 or Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Calculus AB AP Advanced Course (Grade 12) MCAL1A

The topics of study are functions, graphs, limits, derivatives and integrals and their applications. Students work with functions represented in a variety of ways: graphical, numerical, analytical, or verbal and understand their connections. The graphing calculator is used extensively in this course. AP students will participate in the AP exam offered upon course completion.

Prerequisites: PreCalculus PAP or PreCalculus

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Math Applications in Agriculture Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) MMAG10

In Mathematical Applications in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, students will apply knowledge and skills related to mathematics, including algebra, geometry, and data analysis in the context of agriculture, food, and natural resources. To prepare for careers in agriculture, food, and natural resources, students must acquire technical knowledge in the discipline as well as apply academic skills in mathematics. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills related to mathematics in a variety of contexts.Prerequisites: Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1 Credit

UIL Eligibility: Count

Astronomy Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SAST10

Students explore information about the universe, scientific theories of the evolution of the universe, characteristics and the life cycle of stars; exploration of the universe; role of the sun in our solar system; planets; and the orientation of the Earth.

Prerequisites: Physics Credits: 1 UIL Eligibility: Count

Environmental Science Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) SENV10

Students discover biotic and a biotic factors in habitats; ecosystems and biomes; interrelationships among resources and an environmental system; sources and flow of energy through an environmental system; relationship between carrying capacity and changes in populations and ecosystems will be covered.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Anatomy and Physiology Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC SA&P1D

Anatomy and Physiology ADV Advanced Course SA&PA0

Students explore physiological systems and associated pathologies. At least 40% of instructional time involves lab investigations, using safe, environmentally appropriate, and ethical practices. Higher order thinking is stressed through assessment and synthesis of the anatomical knowledge combined with exposure to clinical analysis. This course may be taken for high school credit only or for dual credit through TJC. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC Bio 2404 and Bio 2401. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in A&P Dual.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC credits: 4.0 Each/8.0 Total BIO2404 &BIO2401

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Forensic Science Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SFS110

Students learn procedures related to crime scene, questioning, interviewing, criminal behavior characteristics, and truth detection used to solve crimes. Students collect and analyze evidence through case studies and simulated crime scenes such as fingerprint, ballistics, and blood spatter analysis.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Animal Science Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SANS10

Students acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry standards. This course examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction allow for the application of scientific and technological aspects of animal science.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1 UIL Eligibility: Count

Plant and Soil Science Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SPSS10

Plant and soil Science provides a way of learning about the natural world. Students learn how plan and soil science is the basis for many other fields of science. Investigations, laboratory practices, and field exercises will be used to develop an understanding of current plant and soil science. This course prepares students for careers in the food and fiber industry.

Prerequisites: Biology 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Physics Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SPHY10

This course provides students with conceptual framework, factual knowledge, analytical and scientific skills. Physics studies include: laws of motion; changes within physical systems and conservation of energy and momentum; force; thermodynamics,; characteristics and behavior of waves; and quantum physics. In Physics, a strong emphasis is placed on conceptual and mathematical problem solving.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Biology 2 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC SBI21D

Biology Dual students focus on enduring, conceptual understandings and the content that supports them. This approach enables students to spend less time on factual recall and more time on inquiry-based learning of essential concepts and the development of reasoning skills. The course will cover: the process of evolution and how it drives diversity, how biological systems utilize free energy and molecular building blocks to carry out life processes, how living systems react to information necessary for life processes and the properties of biological systems and how they interact. Extra time is required on the part of the Dual credit student for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of projects or labs with complex problem solving. Dual credit courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participant will be required to pay TJC tuition. Credit will be earned for TJC BIO1406 and BIO1407. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Biology Dual.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 and TSI complete TJC Credits: 4.0 Each/8.0 Total BIO1406 & BIO 1407

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Biology 2 AP Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) SBI21A

AP Biology focuses on enduring, conceptual understandings and the content that supports them. This approach enables students to spend less time on factual recall and more time on inquiry-based learning of essential concepts and the development of reasoning skills. The course will cover: the process of evolution and how it drives diversity, how biological systems utilize free energy and molecular building blocks to carry out life processes, how living systems react to information necessary for life processes and the properties of biological systems and how they interact. Extra time is required on the part of the AP students for class preparation, outside reading, sophisticated writing assignments and completion of projects or labs with complex problem solving. Students may choose to take the AP exam for this course. AP courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide.

Prerequisites: Biology 1 PAP

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

US History Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HUSH1D

Emphasis is given to America’s development as a nation built on free enterprise, a world power among nations, and a democratic society based on government by Constitutional laws in the time period of 1870 to the present. Participants must be TSI complete to participate in this course.

Prerequisites: World History or World History PAP and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credit: 3.0 each/6.0 Total HIST 1301 & 1302

UIL Eligibility: No Count

US Government Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HUSGVD

Students explore political and governing processes, elements of political theories and governmental structures and functions at national, state and local governmental levels; the political heritage; comparative economic systems; and international relations. Emphasis is placed on the free enterprise system, political participation, leadership, decision-making, political institutions, nature of laws, and the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in US Government Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in USG 2301. With counselor approval this course may be taken in substitute for high school US Government. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in US Government Dual.

Prerequisites: US History and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 GOVT 2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

US Government Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) HUSGV0

Students explore political and governing processes, elements of political theories and governmental structures and functions at national, state and local governmental levels; the political heritage; comparative economic systems; and international relations. Emphasis is placed on the free enterprise system, political participation, leadership, decision-making, political institutions, nature of laws, and the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship.

Prerequisites: US History

Credits: .5 Credit

UIL Eligibility: Count

Economics Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HECOND

This online TJC course is designed to provide opportunities for students to identify characteristics, benefits and goals of the American free enterprise system. Emphasis is given to the basic principles and theories of production, consumption, and distribution of goods and services. Essential elements of the course include private ownership of property, limited role of government, international economic relations, consumer economics and personal financial responsibility. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Economics Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in ECON2301. With counselor approval this course may be taken in substitute for high school Economics. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Economics Dual.

Prerequisites: US History and TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 TJC Credit: 3.0 ECO2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Economics Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) HECON0

This course is designed to provide opportunities for students to identify characteristics, benefits and goals of the American free enterprise system. Emphasis is given to the basic principles and theories of production, consumption, and distribution of goods and services. Essential elements of the course include private ownership of property, limited role of government, international economic relations, consumer economics and personal financial responsibility.

Prerequisites: US History

RHS Credits: .5

UIL Eligibility: Count

Special Topics in Social Studies Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11 or 12) TJC HSPT1D

This online US History course provides a study of America’s development as a nation built on free enterprise, a world power among nations, and a democratic society based on government by Constitutional laws in the time period of Colonization to the present. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Special Topics in Social Studies Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in HIST 1301 and HIST 1302. With counselor approval this course may be taken in substitute for high school US History. Reading and Writing TSI must be completed before enrollment in Special Topics in Social Studies Dual.

Prerequisites: US History and TSI complete

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 3.0 Each/6.0 Total HIST 1301 & 1302

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Psychology Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HPSYCD

This course is designed to give students a basic history of psychology, theories of learning, self-awareness, the process of thinking, personality, heredity and mental health as well as a study of human growth and development. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Psychology Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in PSY 2301. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Psychology Dual.

Prerequisites: TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 TJC Credit: 3.0 PSY2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Sociology Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) TJC HSOCOD

Sociology involves learning about institutions found in all societies, such as the family and community organizations as well as political and social activities. Broad areas of content include mobility of people, human relationships and factors in society that influence personality. Dual courses provide students with a learning experience equivalent to that obtained in most college introductory courses and will reflect the level of rigor and challenge that such a course would provide. Dual credit participants will be required to pay TJC tuition. A student in Sociology Dual participates in an online course for TJC credit in SOC 2301. Student must be TSI complete before enrollment in Psychology Dual.

Prerequisites: TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 TJC Credit: 3.0 SOC2301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Spanish 3 Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) LSP310

This course exceeds the traditional survey course in Spanish by including a more in-depth study of the language, Spanish/Mexican/Latin American history, geography, culture and literature and by placing more stress on oral proficiency.

Prerequisites: Spanish 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Spanish 3 Virtual Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) LSP31V

This course exceeds the traditional survey course in Spanish by including a more in-depth study of the language, Spanish/Mexican/Latin American history, geography, culture and literature and by placing more stress on oral proficiency. This course is offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Prerequisites: Spanish 2 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Spanish 4 Virtual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) LSP41V

This course, conducted mainly in Spanish, includes sophisticated reading assignments from Spanish classics and modern Spanish publications and requiring more advanced criticisms and analyses written in Spanish. This course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN)

Prerequisites: Spanish 3 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

French 3 Virtual Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) LFR31V

This course exceeds the third year course in French by including a more in-depth study of the language, French history, geography, culture, literature, and by placing more stress on oral proficiency. This course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Prerequisites: French 2 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

French 4 Virtual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) LFR41V

Conducted mainly in French, includes sophisticated readings from French classics and modern French publications as well as advanced writing assignments and study of French culture. This course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Prerequisites: French 3 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Art 3 Drawing Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) FAD310

Art 3 provides an in-depth study of the schools and styles of drawing and various associated art processes. Creative activities offer problem-solving techniques that will lead the students to develop their unique styles. Multiple approaches to a variety of techniques and media will be explored.

Prerequisites: Art 2 Drawing

RHS Credits: 1 UIL Eligibility: Count

Art 4 Drawing Advanced Course (Grade 12) FAD410

Art 4 provides opportunities to explore and develop individual style in the art processes, technical skills and critical evaluating growth and development. Students select an area to explore in great detail, evaluating concepts and styles. Students’ styles reflect self-awareness and place in the environment. The elements and principles of design will be addressed through additive, subtractive and fabricated processes. A variety of approaches to representation, abstraction and expression may be a part of the student’s portfolio.

Prerequisites: Art 3 Drawing

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Art 3 Painting Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) FAP310

Art 3 Painting provides opportunities to develop more analytical approach to painting and is based on various aspects of painting skills. Participants will be exposed to multiple approaches to a variety of painting techniques.

Prerequisites: Art 2 Painting

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Art 4 Painting Advanced Course (Grade12) FAP410

Art 4 Painting provides opportunities to develop more analytical approach to painting and is based on various aspects of painting skills. Participants will be exposed to multiple approaches to a variety of painting techniques.

Prerequisites: Art 3 Painting

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Art 3 Ceramics Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) FAC310

Art 3 Ceramics will explore multiple approaches to a variety of techniques and media. The course will emphasize the study of the three dimensional aspects of art. Participants will use the potter’s wheel and will demonstrate more advanced throwing techniques, hand building, as well as other sculptural methods.

Prerequisites: Art 2 Ceramics

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Art 4 Ceramics Advanced Course (Grade 12) FAC410

Art 4 Ceramics will explore multiple approaches to a variety of techniques and media. The course will emphasize the study of the three dimensional aspects of art. Participants will use the potter’s wheel and will demonstrate more advanced throwing techniques, hand building, as well as other sculptural methods.

Prerequisites: Art 3 Ceramics

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Technical Theatre 3 Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) FTT310

This level of Technical Theatre class includes a more intensive study of stagecraft and involves intensive activities covering safety, operation of lights, sound, set design, as well as learning essential knowledge of stage management. Design projects include the creative use of prop, costume, make-up, scenery, lighting and sound. This course also covers responsibilities of the technical crew and available careers in theatre production. Students are expected to take an active role during and after school hours to support the running show.

Prerequisites: Technical Theater 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Technical Theatre 4 Advanced Course (Grades 12) FTT410

This level of Technical Theatre class includes a more intensive study of stagecraft and involves intensive activities covering safety, operation of lights, sound, set design, as well as learning essential knowledge of stage management. Design projects include the creative use of prop, costume, make-up, scenery, lighting and sound. This course also covers responsibilities of the technical crew and available careers in theatre production. Students are expected to take an active role during and after school hours to support the running show.

Prerequisites: Technical Theater 3

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Theatre Production 3 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) FTP310

Theatre Production provides a laboratory learning experience for all aspects of stagecraft including the exploration, development, and synthesis of the elements and components of theatre through production activities. Participants will be required to participate in theatre productions.

Prerequisites: Theatre Production 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Theatre Production 4 Advanced Course (Grades 12) FTP410

Theatre Production provides a laboratory learning experience for all aspects of stagecraft including the exploration, development, and synthesis of the elements and components of theatre through production activities. Participants will be required to participate in theatre productions.

To be taught during the fall semester to pair with Drama Dual.

Prerequisites: Theater Production 3

RHS Credits: .5

UIL Eligibility: Count

Drama Dual Advanced Course (Grade 12) TJC ODRAMD

This course may be taken for TJC credit in DRAMA 1310

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of High School fine art credit, Counselor approval and TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 Local Credit TJC Credit: 3.0 DRAM 1310

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Art Appreciation Dual Advanced Course (Grade 12) TJC OARAPD

This course may be taken for TJC credit in ARTS 1301. Student must be TSI complete before enrolling in this course.

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of High School fine art credit, Counselor approval and TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 Local Credit TJC Credit: 3.0 ARTS 1301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Band 3 Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) FBD310

Band 3 provides experiences in marching, concert playing, sight reading, small ensemble and individual instrumental technique. Public performance is an integral part of the band experience. Band students may participate in UIL competition.

Prerequisites: Band 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Band 4 Advanced Course (Grade 12) FBD410

Band 4 provides experiences in marching, concert playing, sight reading, small ensemble and individual instrumental technique. Public performance is an integral part of the band experience. Band students may participate in UIL competition.

Prerequisites: Band 3

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Practicum in Agriculture 1 Advanced Course (2) (Grades 11-12)APR120

Practicum in Agriculture 1 Extended Advanced Course (3) APR130

This course is designed to give students practical knowledge and skills via paid or unpaid experiences. Experience can be through employment, independent study, internships, mentorships and/or laboratories. Students taking Practicum in Agriculture 1 as a paid work-based learning experience must be employed by the 15th day of class to earn credit for the course.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics

RHS Credits: 2 (APR12O) or 3 (APR13O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Practicum in Agriculture 2Advanced Course (2) (Grades 12) APR220

Practicum in Agriculture 2 Extended Advanced Course (3)APR230

This course is designed to give students practical knowledge and skills via paid or unpaid experiences. Experience can be through employment, independent study, internships, mentorships and/or laboratories. Students taking Practicum in Agriculture 2 as a paid work-based learning experience must be employed by the 15th day of class to earn credit for the course.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics

RHS Credits: 2 (APR22O) or 3 (APR23O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Project Based Research 1 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) APB110

This is a project based course where students will develop a project related to the area of interest using the scientific method, conduct research, be paired with a mentor, compile findings and present a finished product to an audience in the specified area.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Project Based Research 2 Advanced Course (Grades 12) APB210

This is a project based course where students will develop a more in-depth project related to the area of interest using the scientific method, conduct research, be paired with a mentor, compile findings and present a finished product to an audience in the specified area.

Prerequisites: Problems and Solutions 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Automotive Basics Dual (Grades 11-12) JAT010

This course offers job specific training for employment in the automotive technician career field. It includes the use of repair manuals, hands-on service, and the preparation for four of the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE certification: Engine Performance, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Suspension/Steering and Brakes. This course is taken in conjunction with Automotive Technology 1 and offered at the TJC West campus.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 15.0 AUTM 1305, 1419, 1407, 2417, 2434

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Automotive Technology 1 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12)TJC JAT12D

This course offers job specific training for employment in the automotive technician career field. It includes the use of repair manuals, hands-on service, and the preparation for four of the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE certification: Engine Performance, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Suspension/Steering and Brakes. This course is always taken in conjunction with Automotive Technology 1 and offered at the TJC West campus. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 2 TJC Credits: 15.0 AUTM 1305, 1419, 1407, 2417, 2434

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Graphic Design and Illustration 2 Advanced Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) GGR210

Graphic Design and Illustration 2 with Lab Advanced Course (2) GGR220

During this course, students apply knowledge using technology applications in design projects and analyze impact of visual communication on society, marketing and industry. Students also apply technical skills for efficiency.

Prerequisites: Graphic Design and Illustration 1

RHS Credits: 2 (GGR210) or 3 (GGR220)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Animation 2 Advanced Advanced Course (1)(Grades 10-12) GAN210

Animation 2 with Lab Advanced Course (2) GAN220

Animation 2 Advanced provides opportunities for students to develop a technical understanding of communication systems and use production elements including transitions, edits, framing, angle and lighting techniques. Students also learn advanced animation principles and application

Prerequisites: Animation 1

Credits: 2 (GAN220) or 3(GAN230)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Principles of Construction Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC VPOC1D

Principles of Construction is intended to provide an introduction and lay a solid foundation for those students entering the construction or craft skilled areas. The course provides a strong knowledge of construction safety, construction mathematics, and common hand and power tools. This course also provides communication and occupation skills to assist the student in obtaining and maintaining employment. This course is always taken in conjunction with HVAC Local and HVAC 1. Course if offered at TJC West Campus. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

Credits: 1 local credit

UIL Eligibility: No Count

HVAC 1 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC VHV12D

This course provides students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills specific to the HVAC industry. Students will demonstrate knowledge and skills in safety, principles of HVAC theory, tools, codes and installation of equipment. This course is always taken in conjunction with HVAC local and offered at the TJC West campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 18.0 HART 1400, 1401, 1407, 1403, 1441, 2442

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Electrical Technology Advanced Course (Grade 12) VEL11D

In Electrical Technology I, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as an electrician or building maintenance supervisor, prepare for a postsecondary degree in a specified field of construction or construction management, or pursue an approved apprenticeship program. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in safety, electrical theory, tools, codes, installation of electrical equipment, and the reading of electrical drawings, schematics, and specifications. This course is taken in conjunction with HVAC 2 Dual. Course is offered at TJC West Campus. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: HVAC 1 and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 18.0 HART 1445, 2438, 2445, 2349, 2336, 2347

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Business Information Management 2Advanced Course (Grades 10-12)TJCBIM210

Students design solutions to mathematical business problems using technology to address business applications of emerging technologies. Student will learn to minimize project errors and manage a project team. This course continues preparation for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification. Student may take MOS certification with teacher approval.

Prerequisites: Business Information Management 1

RHS Credits: 1 TJC: 3.0 ITSC 1309

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business Practicum 1 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) BPR120

Business Practicum 1 Extended Advanced Course BPR130

Students apply project management skills to improve work flow and minimize costs. Students will apply technical skills through word-processing, spreadsheet, database and electronic presentation software. Student may take Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification with teacher approval. Students taking Business Practicum 1 as a paid work-based learning experience must be employed by the 15th day of class to earn credit for the course.

Prerequisites: Business Information Management 1

RHS Credits: 2 (BPR12O) or 3 (BPR13O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Business Practicum 2 Advanced Course (Grade 12) BPR220

Business Practicum 2 Extended Advanced Course BPR230

Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and post-secondary education. Students will apply complex technical skills through word-processing and spreadsheet and developing electronic presentations using multimedia software. Students taking Business Practicum 2 as a paid work-based learning experience must be employed by the 15th day of class to earn credit for the course.

Prerequisites: Business Practicum 1

RHS Credits: 2 (BPR22O) or 3 (BPR23O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Accounting 1 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) DAC11V

Students investigate how accounting is impacted by industry, economic, financial, technological, international, social, legal and ethical factors. Students formulate and interpret financial information for use in management decision making. This online course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Prerequisites: Money Matters

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Accounting 2 Advanced Course (Grades 12) DAC21V

Students use accounting tools, strategies and systems in real-world situations to maintain, monitor, control and plan the use of financial resources. Students communicate how accounting procedures affect financial statements and implement the information in assigned projects. This online course if offered through Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

Prerequisites: Accounting 1 Virtual

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Intro to Welding Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC WEL010

This course provides students with an awareness of knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in metal technology systems. Students will learn, reinforce, apply and transfer knowledge in a variety of setting and problems. This course is taken in conjunction with Welding 1 and offered at the TJC West campus.

Prerequisites: Algebra I, Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits:21.0 WLDG 1204, 1312, 1313, 1428, 2443, 1317, 1430

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Welding 1 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC WEL12D

This course provides students with in depth knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in metal technology systems. Student will learn, reinforce, apply and transfer knowledge in a variety of settings and problems. This course is taken on the TJC West Campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Algebra I, Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 2 TJC Credits:21.0 WLDG 1204, 1312, 1313, 1428, 2443, 1317, 1430

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Cosmetology 1 Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) Navarro COS12D

This course provides classroom training to achieve the Texas Cosmetology license. Students will be able to work on outside clientele for hands-on training. This course is always taken in conjunction with Cosmetology Local and offered at Palestine High School and earns dual credit through Navarro Jr. College.

Prerequisites: Money Matters and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 2

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Education Practicum 1 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) IPR120

Education Practicum 1 Extended Advanced Course IPR130

This is the class you’ve heard about where students gets an opportunity to work in elementary, middle or high school classrooms. You will be paired with an exemplary experienced mentor teacher at a RISD campus. Students learn to plan and direct classroom activities, prepare instructional materials, and complete other responsibilities of teachers.

Prerequisites: Instructional Practice

RHS Credits:2 (IPR12O) or 3 (IPR13O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Education Practicum 2 Advanced Course (Grades 12) IPR220

Education Practicum 2 Extended Advanced Course IPR230

If you couldn’t get enough of your first year working with children, this may be the class for you. You will focus on additional teaching strategies, classroom management, and the learning environment. You will spend additional time in your field site classroom at one of RISD’s elementary, middle or high school campuses.

Prerequisites: Education Practicum 1 or Education Practicum 1 Extended

RHS Credits: 2(IPR22O) or 3(IPR23O)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Medical Terminology Grades 10 -12) XMED10

This course is designed as an introduction to the medical field. Students develop a working knowledge of the language of medicine. By relating terms to body systems, students identify proper use of words in a medical environment. Knowledge of medical terminology enhances the student’s ability to successfully secure employment or pursue advanced education in health care.

RHS Credits: 1

Prerequisites: Biology 1 UIL Eligibility: Count

Sports Medicine 2 Advanced Course (Grades 10-12) OSM210

Student athletic trainers will help run the training room during various athletic periods. Students will be expected to help treat, rehab and tape athletes. Students will also be expected to help setup for daily practices for the various sports.

Prerequisites: Sports Medicine 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count


Sports Medicine 3
Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) OSM310

Third year athletic training students will be the lead athletic training students for a sport. They will be responsible for practice and game setup. These students will be at practice and games through their assigned sports season. Students will manage and support the work of individuals and groups to create products to inform and promote their proposed saluting using appropriate communication skills and methods of delivery.

Prerequisites: Sports Medicine 2

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Athletics 3 Boys Advanced Course (Grade 11) PAB310

This course is a study of physical fitness with emphasis on team sports.

Prerequisites: Athletics 2 Boys

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Athletics 4 Boys Advanced Course (Grade 12) PAB410

This course is a study of physical fitness with emphasis on team sports.

Prerequisites: Athletics 3 Boys

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Athletics 3 Girls Advanced Course (Grade 11) PAG310

This course is a study of physical fitness with emphasis on team sports.

Prerequisites: Athletics 2 Girls

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Athletics 4 Girls Advanced Course (Grade 12) PAG410

This course is a study of physical fitness with emphasis on team sports.

Prerequisites: Athletics 3 Girls

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

ELA College Prep Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) ECCRS0

This course will prepare participants to take the English/Reading portion of the TSI exam as well as introduce ACT and SAT test content and test taking strategies.

Prerequisites: English 2 or English 2 PAP

RHS Credits: .5

UIL Eligibility: Count

Independent Study in Math College Prep Course Advanced Course (Grade 11-12) MCCRS0

This course will prepare participants to take the Math portion of the TSI exam and introduce ACT and SAT content and test taking strategies.

Prerequisites: Algebra 2

RHS Credits: .5 Credit

UIL Eligibility: Count

Communication Applications Dual Advanced Course (Grade 11-12)TJC ECOMAD

This course emphasizes identifying, analyzing, developing and evaluating communications necessary for personal and professional success in personal and group interactions, as well as personal and professional presentations. This course satisfies the Speech requirement in the Distinguished, Recommended and Minimum plans. Not required for students graduating under Foundation program.

Prerequisites: Must be an 11th or 12th grader and TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 TJC Credit: 3.0 SPEECH 1315

UIL Eligibility: No Count

AC/DC Electronics Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC YEC12D

This course is offered at the TJC West campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 27.0 TECM 1303, IEIR 1302& 1304, CETT 1321, ELPT 1325, INTC 1341, DFTG 1313, ELMT 1380, WLDG 1307

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Solid State Electronics Dual Advanced Course (Grades 12) TJC YEC23D

This course is offered at the TJC West campus for TJC credit. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 18.0 ELPT 1345, CETT 1325, ELPT 2305 & 2319, INCR 1302, ELPT 2347

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Digital Electronics Dual Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) TJC YDEL1D

Digital Electronics is the study of electronic circuits that are used to process and control digital signals. In contrast to analog electronics, where information is represented by a continuously varying voltage, digital signals are represented by two discreet voltages or logic levels. This distinction allows for greater signal speed and storage capabilities and has revolutionized the world of electronics. Digital electronics is the foundation of modern electronic devices such as cellular phones, digital audio players, laptop computers, digital cameras, and high-definition televisions. The primary focus of Digital Electronics is to expose students to the design process of combinational and sequential logic design, teamwork, communication methods, engineering standards, and technical documentation. This course is taken in conjunction with AC/DC Electronics and Solid State Electronics. Course if offered at TJC West Campus. Student participants are required to pay TJC tuition.

Prerequisites: Ag Mechanics or Ag Power and Counselor Approval

RHS Credits: 1 TJC Credits: 27.0 TECM 1303, IEIR 1302& 1304, CETT 1321, ELPT 1325, INTC 1341, DFTG 1313, ELMT 1380, WLDG 1307

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Project Based Research-Yearbook 1 Advanced Course (Grades 11-12) BYR110

This is a project based course with emphasis on producing a journalism document. Students will use various computer programs and interfaces to produce the high school year book.

Prerequisites: Business Information Management 1 and Director approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Project Based Research-Yearbook 2 Advanced Course (Grades 12) BYR210

This is a project based course with emphasis on producing a journalism document. Students will use various computer programs and interfaces to produce the high school year book.

Prerequisites: Business Information Management 1, Project Based Research-Yearbook 1 and Director approval

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Other Electives

Electives Not Included in Endorsements

Drivers Education (Grades 9-12) ODRED0

Student will participate in Texas Department of Transportation Driver’s Education curriculum. At the end of the course, students will take the TxDOT driver’s certification exam. If this test is passed, the student will earn their temporary permit to drive with a licensed adult. Attendance in this course is mandatory. Missing 3+ days will cause the student to be denied credit and ability take the certification exam.

Students must be 15 or turn 15 during participation of the course at least 1 week prior to taking the TxDOT certification exam. Additional cost: Driving portion of the course, estimated to be $200+

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Personal Financial Literacy (Grades 9-12) HPFLAO

The knowledge gained in this course has far-reaching effects for students personally as well as the economy as a whole. When citizens make wise financial decisions, they gain opportunities to invest in themselves, build businesses, consume goods and services in a responsible way, and secure a future without depending on outside assistance. The economy benefits from the optimal use of resources, increased consumption, and strong local businesses. State and local governments benefit with steady revenue streams and reduced future obligations as our society ages.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 0.5

UIL Eligibility: Count

Athletics 2 Boys (Grade 10) PAB210

This course is a study of physical fitness with emphasis on team sports.

Prerequisites: Athletics 1 Boys

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

Athletics 2 Girls (Grade 10) PAG210

This course is a study of physical fitness with emphasis on team sports.

Prerequisites: Athletics 1 Girls

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

I & E Intervention & Enrichment (Grades 9-12) OI&E10

This time period during the academic day is designed to provide for students to receive additional educational opportunities tailored to meet their academic needs.

Prerequisites: None

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Art Appreciation Dual Advanced Course (Grade 12) TJC OARAPD

This course may be taken for TJC credit in ARTS 1301. Student must be TSI complete before enrolling in this course. Art Appreciation is offered as a local credit as a service to RHS students. It does not satisfy the state fine art credit requirement.

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of High School fine art credit, Counselor approval, and TSI complete

RHS Credits: .5 Local Credit TJC Credit: 3.0 ARTS 1301

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Computer Science I & 2 Virtual (Grades 9-12) TCS110 & TCS210

Computer Science I and 2 will foster students' creativity and innovation by presenting opportunities to design, implement, and present meaningful programs through a variety of media. Students will collaborate with one another, their instructor, and various electronic communities to solve the problems presented throughout the course. Through data analysis, students will identify task requirements, plan search strategies, and use computer science concepts to access, analyze, and evaluate information needed to solve problems. By using computer science knowledge and skills that support the work of individuals and groups in solving problems, students will select the technology appropriate for the task, synthesize knowledge, create solutions, and evaluate the results. Students will learn digital citizenship by researching current laws and regulations and by practicing integrity and respect. Students will gain an understanding of the principles of computer science through the study of technology operations, systems, and concepts.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1

RHS Credits: 1

UIL Eligibility: Count

PAES 1 (Grades 9-12) OPS117/OPS127

Students will experience a life and career skills curriculum in a life and career simulation lab. Skills include personal hygiene, communication skills, logistical awareness, housekeeping skills, home organization/planning, personal finance, office operations, and mechanical reasoning.

Prerequisites: Counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1 (OPS117) or 2(OPS127)

UIL Eligibility: Count

PAES 2(Grades 10-12) OPS217/OPS227

Students will build and refine life and career skills a life and career simulation lab. Skills include personal hygiene, communication skills, logistical awareness, housekeeping skills, home organization/planning, personal finance, office operations, and mechanical reasoning.

Prerequisites: PAES 1 and counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1 (OPS217) or 2 (OPS227)

UIL Eligibility: Count

PAES 3 (Grades 11-12) OPS317/OPS327

Students will build and refine life and career skills a life and career simulation lab. Skills include personal hygiene, communication skills, logistical awareness, housekeeping skills, home organization/planning, personal finance, office operations, and mechanical reasoning.

Prerequisites: PAES 2 and counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1 (OPS317) or 2 (OPS327)

UIL Eligibility: Count

PAES 4(Grade 12) OPS417/OPS427

Students will build and refine life and career skills a life and career simulation lab. Skills include personal hygiene, communication skills, logistical awareness, housekeeping skills, home organization/planning, personal finance, office operations, and mechanical reasoning. Goal of the final year of PAES Lab will be to orient the learner into real world experiences.

Prerequisites: PAES 3 and counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1 (OPS417) or 2 (OPS427)

UIL Eligibility: Count

Vocational Experience 1 (Grades 11-12) OVC117/OVC127/OVC137/OVC147/OVC157

This course is designed to give students practical knowledge and skills via paid or unpaid experiences. Experience can be through employment, independent study, internships, mentorships and/or laboratories.

Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: Counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1-7

UIL Eligibility: Count

Vocational Experience 2 (Grades 12-12) OVC217/OVC227/OVC237/OVC247/OVC257

This course is designed to give students practical knowledge and skills via paid or unpaid experiences. Experience can be through employment, independent study, internships, mentorships and/or laboratories.

Course content is modified and counselor approval is required for enrollment.

Prerequisites: Counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1-7

UIL Eligibility: Count

Vision Support 1-4 (Grades 9-12) OVS110/OVS210/OVS310/OVS410

This course is designed to support visually impaired students experience regular curriculum.

Prerequisites: Counselor approval

RHS Credits: 1 Local Credit

UIL Eligibility: Count

Early Release 1 Hour (Grade 12) OERR10

Senior students may leave 1 hour early provided they have met the following criteria…

1. Met all academic graduation requirements.

2. Met all state mandated testing requirements.

3. Passed all course the previous semester.

4. Have no discipline or tardy referrals.

5. Met all attendance requirements

Prerequisites: Criteria listed above

RHS Credits: 0

UIL Eligibility: No Count

Early Release 2 Hour (Grade 12) OERR20

Senior students may leave 2 hours early provided they have met the following criteria…

1. Met all academic graduation requirements.

2. Met all state mandated testing requirements.

3. Passed all course the previous semester.

4. Have no discipline or tardy referrals.

5. Met all attendance requirements

Prerequisites: Criteria listed above

RHS Credits: 0

UIL Eligibility: No Count