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AHS Course Selection: Class of 2016 Recommended High School Program- 26 credits of the following:
Requirements: 4 credits of English 4 credits of Math 4 credits of Science 4 credits of Social Studies 2 credits of Foreign Language ½ credit of Health 1 credit of PE ½ credit of Speech 1 credit of Fine Arts 5.0 Credits of Electives TOTAL: 26
Foreign Language2 credits • Both credits must be in the same language • Languages offered: • Spanish • French • Sign Language
Health Credit.5 credit • Must be : • .5 credit of Health Education • 1 credit of Health Science Technology
Physical Education1.0 Credits • 1.0 physical education (one and done) PE Substitutions • Athletics (4 credits can be earned) • Dance • Marching Band-1st semester only • Cheerleading- 1st semester only • ROTC • Angels
Speech.5 Credit • Communication Applications
Fine Arts1 credit • Must be full credit of one of the following • Choir • Band • Orchestra • Dance • Art • Theatre Arts • Music Theory (you should be able to read music) • Music History • Art History
Tech Ed • Some of these classes are two year commitments and take up 2 periods of your day. Please make sure you have room in your schedule-and don’t forget to apply on line for the Tech Ed programs.
Electives5.0credits • Can choose any 5.0 credits of classes from any area • If they are in addition to what is required, they are considered an elective. • Ex. 3rd year of a foreign language or 5th year of science
Think about other credit options • FBISD Summer school • Correspondence- TX Tech • HLA or SW School • HCC High School
Elective schedule changes will not be permitted after verifications sheets are returned. • You cannot drop a year long course at semester.
STARR You must pass the End of Course (EOC) exams that are given each year in May. The chart shows the scores required in each area.
Begin Planning for your future NOW • Every site you need in one place: • www.fortbend.k12.tx.us/campuses/ahs • Click on Counselor Corner & Resources • Access 9-12 grade checklists, college searches, career investigation, scholarships, SAT/ACT websites, study tips, course selection and MUCH more
Review your 4 year plan • The FBISD website has sample four year plans for review • Get involved in extracurricular activities and your community
DUE DATES Course selection worksheets are due back to your social studies teacher by February 1. Online course selection is available from Wednesday, January 30-February 11.