AHS Course Selection: Class of 2014 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 ½ credits of PE ½ credit of Speech 1 credit of Fine Arts 5 Credits of Electives TOTAL: 26
World 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 (four credits can be earned) • 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/Co-op • 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. • Co-op you will need to request an application and apply with Ms. Watassek.
Electives5.0 credits • 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
Choose electives wisely!!! • Elective schedule changes are not permitted after verifications sheets are returned!! • You are not allowed to drop a year long course at semester.
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!!
COIN • Go to www.fortbend.k12.tx.us/library • Click on EBSCO, then COIN • User name: Your six digit ID • Password: Your six digit ID • Site ID: TX14333
MyCollegeQuickStartwww.collegeboard.com An online college and career planning tool available FREE of charge to all students who take the PSAT
You will need to set up a College Board website account and the access code printed on your PSAT paper score report
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 January 27. Online course selection will run from January 25-February 6.