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Career and Technical Education                                                                               Automotive
   687                                           Advanced Engine Performance
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of: Transportation Core, all four ASE training areas of Brakes, Steering and
                      Suspension, Engine Performance, and Automotive Electronics. (Student may be concurrently taking the
                      last of the 4 courses). Student must also have a favorable interview by program staff and a statement
                      of understanding by the student’s parents.
Course Description: Student must obtain dark-blue coveralls, OSHA approved safety glasses, and a workbook. This course is
                    designed to allow students who have completed all of the ASE area training courses to apply their skills
                    in a competitive format. Students will develop and submit a thesis relating to automotive
                    performance. When the thesis is approved by the program staff, the student will implement the
                    changes on a trainer vehicle and attempt to validate the performance enhancement. This course
                    requires that the student be able to think creatively, present his/her plan in an orderly and persuasive
                    format, and work independently. This course is largely independent work and may be scheduled during
                    any class block.

   638                                        Automotive Technology Internship
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (may be retaken for up to 4 credits)                        Grades Allowed: 12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): 4 credits in Auto Technology courses and teacher approval.
Course Description: Student must obtain dark-blue coveralls, OSHA approved safety glasses, and a workbook. A planned
                    learning experience that integrates classroom studies with supervised work experience. Students are
                    employed by businesses/industries that relate to the automotive industry. This course is designed to
                    provide students with increasing responsibility on the job and to utilize their technical training. Student
                    must have a favorable interview by program staff, an acceptance letter from an automotive repair
                    facility, and be able to provide transportation to and from the job site.

   689                                                     Brake Systems H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?   Any Tennessee
                                                                                                       Technology Center
     Prerequisite(s): Transportation Core (C or better) and Algebra I
Course Description: THIS COURSE WILL BE OFFERED IN 2010/11. Student must obtain dark-blue coveralls, OSHA approved
                    safety glasses, and a workbook. This course offers training in the diagnosis and repair of hydraulic,
                    mechanical, and electrical systems used in standard and anti-lock brake systems. Course content
                    includes diagnosis, repair, and/or service technology of hydraulic and antilock brake systems to original
                    equipment manufacturer (OEM) specifications. Educational experiences simulate automotive service
                    industry operations through training aids, laboratory facilities, and school-based learning
                    opportunities. Course content prepares students for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Brake
                    System test, for entry-level placement in the workforce, and for entry into post-secondary education.
   637                                                  Electronic Systems H
Credit(s) Earned: 2 credits (scheduled as a 2-period class) (can count as a    Grades Allowed: 10-12
                  Senior Science credit)
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?   Any Tennessee
                                                                                                      Technology Center
     Prerequisite(s): Transportation Core (C or better) and Algebra I
Course Description: THIS COURSE WILL BE OFFERED IN 2009/10. Student must obtain dark-blue coveralls, OSHA approved
                    safety glasses, and a workbook. Students apply principles of electronics to automotive technology and
                    develop diagnostic skills. The course provides students the opportunity to acquire marketable skills by
                    training in the use of digital and analog voltmeters, ohmmeters, and amp-meters; as well as
                    oscilloscopes, test-lights, load-testers and specialized electrical test equipment. Education experiences
                    simulate automotive service industry operations through the use of training aids and modules and
                    school-based learning opportunities. Course content prepares students for the Automotive Service
                    Excellence (ASE) Electrical and Electronics Test.

   688                                                 Engine Performance H
Credit(s) Earned: 2 credits (scheduled as a 2 period class)                    Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?   Any Tennessee
                                                                                                      Technology Center
     Prerequisite(s): Transportation Core (C or better) Algebra I
Course Description: THIS COURSE WILL BE OFFERED IN 2010/11. Student must obtain dark-blue coveralls, OSHA approved
                    safety glasses, and a workbook. This course covers electronic ignition and distributor ignition systems,
                    fuel management, exhaust emission control, and computer input and output signals and will identify
                    the different types of sensors used by automotive engine computers. Students will perform
                    inspections, test, and measurements for diagnosis and perform needed repairs. Education and
                    experiences simulate automotive service industry operations through the use of training aids and
                    modules and offer school-based learning opportunities. Course content prepares students for the
                    Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Engine Performance test.

   636                                              Suspension and Steering H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?   Any Tennessee
                                                                                                      Technology Center
     Prerequisite(s): Transportation Core (C or better) and Algebra I
Course Description: THIS COURSE WILL BE OFFERED IN 2009/10. Student must obtain dark-blue coveralls, OSHA approved
                    safety glasses, and a workbook. Course material covers the principles of automotive
                    suspension/steering systems and four-wheel suspension alignment. Course content provides the
                    student the opportunity to acquire marketable skills by training in wheel alignment and the testing,
                    diagnosis, and repair of steering and suspension systems. Lab facilities and experiences simulate
                    automotive service industry operations through the use of training aids and modules and school-based
                    learning opportunities. Course content prepares students for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
                    Suspension and Steering test.
   640                                                  Transportation Core
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9-11
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?       Dual Enrollment?   Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Algebra I (may be taken concurrently).
Course Description: This course prepares students for entry into all subsequent transportation courses. Students explore
                    career opportunities and requirements of a professional service technician. Content emphasizes
                    beginning transportation service skills and workplace success skills. Students study safety, tools,
                    equipment, shop operations, and basic technician skills. Upon completing this course students may
                    enter automotive service technology, diesel equipment maintenance technology, leisure craft service
                    technology, collision repair and refinish technology, or aviation maintenance. Course content
                    emphasizes the basic skills and knowledge needed for employment success, as identified by industry
                    and supported by relevant national standards.

Career and Technical Education                                                                              Business
   613                                                         Accounting H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?       Dual Enrollment?   Articulation?   Cleveland State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Business Technology (C or better)
Course Description: This course will be offered in the 2009/2010 school year. Students will be introduced to the concepts
                    and principles of maintaining the electronic and manual financial records of businesses, analyzing
                    business financial transactions and preparing financial statements using industry standard accounting
                    software. *Students may obtain Honors credit and college credit for this course by passing the
                    Cleveland State Community College Accounting I course Final Exam if they choose.

   619                                               Business Management H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?       Dual Enrollment?   Articulation?   Cleveland State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Business Technology (C or better)
Course Description: Students will be introduced to topics including management styles, ethical/legal/economic business
                    issues, web business operations, business finance and marketing/advertising as well as how successful
                    businesses are managed while operating a school based T-shirt production business called “Raider T’s
                    INK”. *Students may obtain Honors credit and college credit for this course by passing the Cleveland
                    State Community College Accounting I course Final Exam if they choose.

   618                                             Digital Desktop Publishing
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?       Dual Enrollment?   Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Business Technology (C or better).
Course Description: This course will be offered in the 2010/2011 school year. Students will learn digital publishing and
                    design skills using MS Publisher and Adobe Photoshop. Students wil be able to apply these skills
                    through “hands on” projects and virtual simulations such as school programs, brochures, and marketing
                    projects.
   624                                                   Financial Planning H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?   Cleveland State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Business Technology (C or better).
Course Description: Students will learn how to manage their money and make good financial decisions . Topics covered
                    include setting financial goals, banking, budgeting, getting and using credit, savings, investments and
                    more. Students will also get virtual investment practice during an online stock market simulation and
                    be introduced to Business Financial Principles through a Theme Parks, Incorporated finance simulation.
                    *Students may obtain Honors credit and college credit for this course by passing the Cleveland State
                    Community College Accounting I course Final Exam if they choose.

   622                                      Introduction to Business Technology
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9-11
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?   Cleveland State CC
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: Students are introduced to business topics as well as technology used in business in this course. They
                    will learn technology skills and how to use many software programs such as MS Office, Web Page
                    Creation, and Desktop Publishing. Students will also be introduced to computer equipment,
                    networking, and effective Internet research techniques all while operating a virtual business which they
                    create.

   623                                        Virtual Enterprise International H
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (may be taken for up to 4 credits)                         Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?   Cleveland State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Business Management (C or better) and Financial Planning (C or better)
Course Description: Virtual Enterprise International (VE) is a simulated business environment in which students will operate
                    the CHS Virtual Business “Rugged Mountain”. Students will have experiences including accounting,
                    personnel administration, management, and marketing. Working in teams, students will develop and
                    enhance oral and written communication skills while creating, marketing and trading a group of
                    products to other Virtual Enterprises. Students who take this course will also complete an off-campus
                    work-based learning experience at a local business based on the business career of their choosing. This
                    work-based learning experience will take place during the assigned course class time.

Career and Technical Education                                                                          Cosmetology
   632                                         Design Principles of Cosmetology
Credit(s) Earned: 2 (scheduled as a 2 period class and can be retaken for up   Grades Allowed: 10-12
                  to 6 credits)
Course Fee: $35.00                                 Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?   Chattanooga State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Principles of Cosmetology (C or better)
Course Description: A continuation of Principles of Cosmetology providing in-depth analysis and application of theory
                    through hands-on experience. Students have the opportunity to develop effective communication,
                    leadership, citizenship and teamwork skills. All aspects of the Cosmetology profession are examined.
                    Students may accumulate hours and expertise necessary for taking the Cosmetology State Board
                    examination. Optional purchase: student kit - $135.00.
   631                                                    Principles of Cosmetology
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $35.00                                    Honors?     Dual Enrollment?   Articulation?   Chattanooga State CC
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: An introductory course offering the opportunity to develop beginning Cosmetology skills such as
                    professional image, salon ecology, and theory of hair and nails. In addition, students will learn to
                    evaluate various career opportunities in the Cosmetology profession. Other topics covered are
                    braiding, manicuring, pedicures, design principles, and haircutting. Students may accumulate hours and
                    expertise necessary for taking the Cosmetology State Board examination.

Career and Technical Education                                                                    Criminal Justice
   690                                                       Criminal Justice I
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-11
Course Fee: $10.00                                    Honors?     Dual Enrollment?   Articulation?   Chattanooga State CC
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: This course is designed to give the student an overview of the United States Criminal Justice System
                    through the examination of U.S. law enforcement agencies, the U.S. Court systems, and U.S.
                    correctional institutions. The course explores U.S. Constitutional law, criminal law, and police
                    procedures. Class discussions covering current Criminal Justice news items compliment numerous
                    guest speakers.

   691                                                       Criminal Justice II
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                    Honors?     Dual Enrollment?   Articulation?   Chattanooga State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Criminal Justice I (C or better).
Course Description: This course provides a hands-on study of law enforcement operations including investigative
                    procedures, crime scene searches, and forensic investigation culminating in mock court trials conducted
                    by the students. The course also explores federal and state court procedures following the processing
                    of a criminal from arrest through the judicial system.

   692                                                      Criminal Justice III
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                    Honors?     Dual Enrollment?   Articulation?   Chattanooga State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Criminal Justice II (C or better)
Course Description: This course provides an in-depth look at the United States Criminal Justice System and its history. The
                    course also explores the various careers available within the three major components of the criminal
                    justice system-law enforcement, the judicial system and corrections. Each student will be required to
                    complete one research project and classroom presentation.

Career and Technical Education                                                                           Engineering
   684                                                       Architecture H/DE
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $15.00                                  Honors?       Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?    Cleveland State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Principles of Engineering (C or better).
Course Description: This course introduces students to the fields of Civil Engineering and Architecture. Students will learn
                    project planning, site development, and building design. Emphasis will be placed on working
                    individually and in teams to solve project-based problems through drafting, modeling, and 3D software.

   685                                               Automation & Robotics H
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (can count as a Senior Science credit)                       Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $15.00                                  Honors?       Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Principles of Engineering (C or better).
Course Description: In this course students will learn about the history and development of automation and robotics.
                    Students will design and construct robotic devices through the use of AutoDesk Inventor and VEX
                    robotics platform. This is a project-based course that allows students to apply math, science,
                    engineering, and technology concepts. Students will have the opportunity to participate in local, state,
                    and national competitions using their original robotic designs.

   652e                                       Biomedical Engineering H/DE (EN)
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (can count as a Senior Science credit)                       Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                  Honors?       Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?    Rochester Institute of
                                                                                                         Technology
     Prerequisite(s): VOUCHER NEEDED. Principles of Engineering H and/or Health Science Education
Course Description: Biomedical engineering is a course in the Project Lead the way Curriculum which applies and develops
                    knowledge and skills in biology, physics, technology and math. It includes experiences from the diverse
                    fields of Bio-technology, Bio-engineering, Bio-medical Engineering and Bio-molecular engineering.
                    Design problems will be in the areas of biomechanics, cardiovascular engineering, genetic engineering,
                    agricultural biotechnology, tissue engineering, biomedical devices, human interface, bioprocess
                    engineering, forensics, and bio-ethics. Students will apply biological and engineering concepts to design
                    materials and processes that directly measure, repair, improve, and extend life.

   663                                                Digital Electronics H/DE
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (can count as a Senior Science credit)                       Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: $15.00                                  Honors?       Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?    Cleveland State CC and
                                                                                                         Rochester Institute of
                                                                                                         Technology
     Prerequisite(s): Principles of Engineering H (C or better)
Course Description:    Students will study the application of electronic logic circuits and devices and apply Boolean logic to
                      the solution of problems. Using Circuit Maker, students will design, test, and analyze simple and
                      complex digital circuitry. Students will construct projects from original designs.
   683                                    Engineering Design and Development H
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (may be taken for up to 4 credits)                          Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: $30.00                                 Honors?      Dual Enrollment?        Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): VOUCHER NEEDED. Digital Electronics H, Biomedical Engineering H, Automation & Robotics H, or
                      Architecture H
Course Description: In this course, students will work in teams of 2-4 to design and construct the solution to an engineering
                    problem, applying the principles developed in the preceding courses. The problem may be selected
                    from a database of engineering problems, be a recognized national challenge, or be an original
                    engineering problem identified by the team and approved by the teacher. The problems will involve a
                    wide range of engineering applications (e.g. a school robo-mascot, automated solar water heater,
                    remote control hover craft). Students will maintain a journal as part of a portfolio of their work. Each
                    team will be responsible for delivering progress reports and making final presentations to an outside
                    review panel.

   682                                   Introduction to Engineering Design H/DE
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 9-11
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?        Articulation?   Cleveland State CC,
                                                                                                        Chattanooga State, and
                                                                                                        Rochester Institute of
                                                                                                        Technology
     Prerequisite(s): Have taken or concurrently enrolled in Algebra I
Course Description: Introduction to Engineering Design is an introductory course which develops student problem solving
                    skills, with emphasis placed upon the concept of developing a 3-D model or solid rendering of an
                    object. Students focus on the application of visualization processes and tools provided by Inventor, a
                    modern, state-of-the-art software program. The course will emphasize the design development process
                    of a product and how a model of that product is produced, analyzed and evaluated, using a Computer
                    Aided Design System. Various design applications will be explored with discussion of possible career
                    opportunities.

   651                                          Principles of Engineering H/DE
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (can count as a Senior Science credit)                      Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: $15.00                                 Honors?      Dual Enrollment?        Articulation?   Rochester Institute of
                                                                                                        Technology
     Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Engineering Design (C or better) and Algebra I.
Course Description: Principles of Engineering is a broad-based survey course designed to help students understand the
                    fields of engineering and engineering technology and the career possibilities. Students will develop
                    engineering problem solving skills that are involved in post-secondary education programs and
                    engineering careers. They will explore various engineering systems and manufacturing processes. They
                    will also learn how engineers address concerns about the social and political consequences of
                    technological change. The main purpose of this course is to experience, through theory and hands-on
                    problem-solving activities what engineering is all about and to answer the question “Is a career in
                    engineering or engineering technology for me?”

Career and Technical Education                                             Family and Consumer Science
   605                                                     Child Development
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                  Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?    Cleveland State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Family & Consumer Science (C or better)
Course Description: This course covers children’s physical, mental, emotional and social growth and the knowledge and
                    skills essential to the care and guidance of children to age four. It also covers health and safety of
                    children and child abuse and neglect.

   601                                             Family & Consumer Science
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 9-11
Course Fee: $10.00                                  Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: This course is a comprehensive course, including subject areas such as personal and family relations,
                    clothing care, foods, nutrition, decision making, communications, careers in family and consumer
                    sciences, and consumer education. Many of the skills learned can be advanced easily with job
                    experience, extra training and advanced degrees.

   602                                          Family and Parenting Education
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $5.00                                   Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?    Cleveland State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Child Development (C or better)
Course Description: This course emphasizes the qualities essential to establish and maintain all types of human
                    relationships with emphasis on preparation for marriage and family living. Family structures, functions,
                    and stages of the family life cycle are explored along with a study of problems, which interfere with
                    normal family living.

   606                                                  Housing and Interiors
Credit(s) Earned: 1-2                                                           Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                  Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Family & Parenting Education (C or better)
Course Description: This course offers instruction in the types of housing available, housing costs, interior and exterior
                    design, and the selection, use, and care of home furnishings and equipment. Careers related to housing
                    are explored.

Career and Technical Education                                                                         Health Sciences
   415                                               Anatomy & Physiology H
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (can also count as a Science credit)                        Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                  Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Biology I (C or better)
Course Description: The student will assess human anatomy and physiological functions and descriptive results of abnormal
                    physiology with clinical consequences, demonstrating a workable knowledge of medical terminology.
                    Students will participate in lab activities including several dissections. This course is highly
                    recommended to any student who is interested in the medical field.
  652h                                        Biomedical Engineering H/DE (HS)
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (can count as a Senior Science credit)                      Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                   Honors?    Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?   Rochester Institute of
                                                                                                       Technology
     Prerequisite(s): VOUCHER NEEDED. Principles of Engineering H and/or Health Science Education
Course Description: Biomedical engineering is a course in the Project Lead the way Curriculum which applies and develops
                    knowledge and skills in biology, physics, technology and math. It includes experiences from the diverse
                    fields of Bio-technology, Bio-engineering, Bio-medical Engineering and Bio-molecular engineering.
                    Design problems will be in the areas of biomechanics, cardiovascular engineering, genetic engineering,
                    agricultural biotechnology, tissue engineering, biomedical devices, human interface, bioprocess
                    engineering, forensics, and bio-ethics. Students will apply biological and engineering concepts to design
                    materials and processes that directly measure, repair, improve, and extend life.

   679                                                   Clinical Internship
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: $15.00 for liability insurance           Honors?    Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): VOUCHER NEEDED. Medical Therapeutics, and either Emergency Medical Services, or Sports Medicine.
Course Description: The clinical internship is a class where the students get to observe various health care careers. This
                    course is designed to be completed in a hospital, nursing, home, rehab center, medical office, or other
                    healthcare facility. The student must have a physical exam completed including a TB test prior to going
                    out to work site, it is recommended the student receive a Hepatitis B vaccine (a parent signature is
                    required if the vaccination is declined), the student is required to purchase liability insurance, and the
                    student must have transportation to work site available.
                    The following requirements must be met: Students will be given a voucher based on an application
                    process. The first week in February of the student’s Sophomore or Junior year, they can pick up an
                    application from Mrs. Huff.

   676                                           Emergency Medical Service H
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (can count as a Senior Science credit)                      Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                   Honors?    Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?   Chattanooga State
     Prerequisite(s): Health Science (C or better)
Course Description: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) teaches knowledge of the emergency medical field, including duties,
                    responsibilities, and legal aspects, as well as skill development in patient assessment, communication,
                    first aid measures and the use of emergency medical equipment.

   421                                                   Forensic Science H
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (can count as a Senior Science credit)                      Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                   Honors?    Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Health Science Education (C or better)
Course Description: This course is an overview of how science is applied to solving crimes. Topic including history of
                    forensic sciences, collecting of evidence, analyzing results and hands-on application of many laboratory
                    techniques used in solving crimes and identifying people and future careers. Students will participate in
                    a mock (staged) crime scene to apply knowledge and skills gained.
   675                                                Health Science Education
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                               Grades Allowed: 9-11
Course Fee: $10.00                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: This introductory class is required prior to taking any other Health Science classes. The course will
                    include basic health care information on services/products related to the health of people. Subject
                    matter will include career choices, legal responsibilities, ethics, teamwork, first aid/CPR, safety
                    practices, and skill development relevant to becoming a health care professional.

   677                                                 Medical Therapeutics H
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (can count as a Senior Science credit)                        Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?   Chattanooga State
     Prerequisite(s): Health Science Education (C or better)
Course Description: This course provides knowledge and skills to maintain or change the health status of an individual over
                    time. The student will evaluate ways therapeutic medicine is used to focus on direct patient care
                    including nursing, medicine, dentistry and psychotherapy. Basic medical skills will be learned.

   678                            Sports Medicine H (formerly Rehabilitative Therapy)
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (can count as a Senior Science credit)                        Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?   Chattanooga State
     Prerequisite(s): Health Science (C or better)
Course Description: This course will focus on enabling the person to live to the fullest capacity possible. Units will have a
                    sports medicine focus and include physical, occupational, speech/language, massage, and art
                    therapies. Basic skills relating to these fields will be learned. The student will also learn to differentiate
                    between therapeutic career options, diagram human structure, and describe human functions.

Career and Technical Education                                                           Information Technology
   698                                       Advanced Application Development H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                               Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Computer Science (C or better)
Course Description: This course is a continuation of Game Development. The major emphasis of this course are Flash-based
                    video game concepts, action scripting, C++ programming, 3D rendering, and animation. Students will
                    develop, create, and review video games with possible applications in educational programs in
                    Cleveland City Schools.

   661                                          Computer Architecture (A+) H/DE
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                               Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $15.00                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?   Cleveland State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Information Technology(C or better) and Algebra I
Course Description: Students will gain a thorough knowledge of PC computer systems and each system component, and
                    have the ability to assemble and test state-of-the-art computer hardware. The student will learn to
                    determine system requirements, set up the equipment, and perform installation tests for the end user.
                    Upon completion of this course the student will have the opportunity to take the A+ certification for
                    computer technicians.
   697                                           Computer Science JAVA AP/H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $20.00                                 Honors?       Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Game Development (C or better)
Course Description: This course is a continuation of Game Development. The major emphasis of this course is on
                    programming methodology, algorithms, and data structures using JAVA. Applications are used to
                    develop student awareness of the need for particular algorithms and data structures, as well as to
                    provide topics for programming assignments to which the students can apply their knowledge.

   699                                                   Game Development
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                 Honors?       Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Information Technology (C or better), Algebra I
Course Description: Students will learn to create interactive applications by planning, organizing and problem solving in
                    various real life settings. Students will learn program flow and concepts of objected oriented
                    programming. The vehicle of learning will be Game Development. The purpose of the class will
                    prepare students for a field in software development. Students will also complete multiple projects by
                    creating video games that will aide teaching and learning.

  662S                                        Internet Security (Security+) H/DE
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $15.00                                 Honors?       Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?   Cleveland State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Computer Architecture (A+) H (C or better) and Network Architecture (NET+) (C or better)
Course Description: The class will cover communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, access control,
                    authentication, external attack and operational and organization security. With compelling evidence
                    that current policies are not enough, governments and the IT industry need a well trained workforce to
                    combat security threats. Upon completion of this course the student will have the opportunity to take
                    the Security+ National Certification Exam. Companies such as Sun, McAffee, IBM/Tivoli Software
                    Group, Symantec, Motorola and Olympus Security Group know the value of a Security+ certification
                    and recommend or require it of their IT employees.

   660                                    Introduction to Information Technology
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 9-11
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?       Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Algebra I (can be concurrently enrolled)
Course Description: This introduction course will consist of two nine-week phases including computer architecture, network
                    architecture, and web page design. Students will gain introductory knowledge of the PC computer
                    systems and each system component, and learn basic electricity and electronic fundamentals such as
                    direct current, alternating current, and power supply circuits. The student will learn the fundamentals
                    of networking concepts for PC networking and determine system requirements, set up the equipment,
                    and perform installation tests for the end user. The student will have the opportunity to learn
                    Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), and create web pages using graphics and text.
  662N                                       Network Architecture (NET+) H/DE
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $15.00                                 Honors?      Dual Enrollment?        Articulation?   Cleveland State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Information Technology(C or better), Algebra I
Course Description: This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of networking concepts for PC connectivity. The
                    student will learn how to handle many of the problems they will face with network hardware and
                    software when servicing, upgrading, or configuring the local PC. Hands-on experience will help the
                    student with network topologies and the associated cabling and gain an understanding of how to
                    connect a PC to a network server. The various types of cabling involved and tools to build these cables
                    will be taught to and used by the student. Upon completion of this course the student will have the
                    opportunity to take the Network+ certification for network technicians.

   665                                               Web Page Design I H/DE
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                 Honors?      Dual Enrollment?        Articulation?   Cleveland State CC,
                                                                                                        Pelissippi State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Information Technology (C or better), Algebra I
Course Description: This Honors class provides dual enrollment and articulation options with several Community Colleges
                    and Technical Centers across the state. Web Design I parallels the Certified Internet Webmaster
                    Foundations certification series and students will have the opportunity to earn this national
                    certification upon completion of the course. Students will obtain a fundamental knowledge of HTML,
                    Networking Concepts, Internet Fundamentals, commercial web design and graphics production
                    software packages.

   667                                              Web Page Design II H/DE
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                 Honors?      Dual Enrollment?        Articulation?   Cleveland State CC,
                                                                                                        Pelissippi State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Web Page Design I H/DE (C or better)
Course Description: This course is the second in the National Certification series for the Certified Internet Webmaster
                    “Master Designer”. This class offers dual enrollment and articulation options with several Community
                    Colleges and Technical Centers across the state. Students will learn advanced scripting languages as
                    well as the popular graphics production and website management software packages. Advanced
                    projects and students portfolios are a core part of the curriculum. Students will master the concepts of
                    the Web Site Designer certification and will have the opportunity to earn this certification upon course
                    completion.

   671                                                Web Page Design III H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                 Honors?      Dual Enrollment?        Articulation?   Cleveland State CC,
                                                                                                        Pelissippi State CC
     Prerequisite(s): Web Design II H/DE (C or better).
Course Description: This course is the third in the National Certification series for the Certified Internet Webmaster “Master
                    Designer”. This class offers dual enrollment and articulation options with several Community Colleges
                    and Technical Centers across the state. This “Web E-Commerce” class details the commercial aspects
                    of web design, hosting and administration. Students will study branding standards, mind-share
                    philosophies, and marketing to enhance and complete the web designers’ skills. This course offers the
                    National Certification “Web E-Commerce” and taken together with the two previous certifications
                    provide the student the Internationally recognized title of CIW Master Designer.
Career and Technical Education                                                                   Media Technology
   625                    Film Production H (formerly Electronic Media Management H)
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (may be repeated for up to 2 credits)                       Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $15.00                                   Honors?     Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Media Concepts H (C or better).
Course Description: This course focuses on movie/film production and script writing. Projects center on short films, original
                    programming, and creative productions. Students will use Adobe After Effects, Encore DVD, and Final
                    Cut Pro to create projects. Students will demonstrate the ability to manage teams of their fellow
                    students while continuing to advance their skills of concept creation, script writing, editing, budgeting,
                    and producing. This course will explore the latest digital technology and applications, research, and
                    future trends in the electronic media industry. Production assignments may occur during and after
                    school hours, with some students being asked to travel to other locations in and around our community.

   620                                                      Media Concepts H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-11
Course Fee: $15.00                                   Honors?     Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: This course is an introductory course and is designed to give the student instruction in the elements of
                    multimedia design. Students will learn the elements involved in designing and creating multimedia
                    productions. Students will design, write, and produce computer based multimedia projects. Emphasis
                    will be placed on writing scripts and storyboarding video productions. Students will learn the elements
                    of graphic design, and video storytelling. They will also learn to storyboard, script, shoot, and edit video
                    productions.

   617                Television Broadcasting H (formerly Electronic Media Production H)
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (may be repeated for up to 4 credits)                       Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $15.00                                   Honors?     Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Media Concepts (C or better)
Course Description: This course builds off the pre-requisite course Media Concepts and focuses on real world event
                    productions. Projects center on in-house production of news, special events, athletics, and original
                    programming. Students will gain valuable insight into the many facets of Television including concept
                    creation, script writing, visual design, engineering, editing, budgeting, and producing. The goal is for
                    students to perform in roles equivalent to those found in the media industry while strengthening the
                    basic fundamentals they learned in Media Concepts. Production assignments will occur during and
                    after school hours, with some students being asked to travel to other locations in and around our
                    community.

English Arts
   014                                                      Bible as Literature
Credit(s) Earned: 1 elective credit                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                     Honors?     Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Nothing below a C in previous English courses.
Course Description: This course is designed to provide academic access to the Bible as literature in itself as well as its
                    influence over two thousand years of western culture, art, music, literature, history, law, civil rights,
                    and public debate. Biblical allusions and literary genres will be stressed as preparation for the ACT and
                    SAT college entrance exams. Class activities will include projects, journals, research, oral presentations,
                    and graphic devices to organize and communicate information.
   019                                                        Creative Writing
Credit(s) Earned: 1 elective credit                                            Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): A or B in the previous English course
Course Description: In this course students will explore and develop techniques in creative writing. The course will include
                    the composition of poetry, one-act plays, short stories, fiction and nonfiction. Students will learn to
                    distinguish good writing from poor writing and participate in peer sharing and evaluation. Portfolios
                    will be developed for students as records of their progress.

   010                                            English as Second Language I
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): ESL Teacher Placement
Course Description: This is a course for students whose primary language is not English. This is a beginner class which
                    focuses on Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS) with strong emphasis on grammar, speaking
                    and writing development.

   011                                           English as Second Language II
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): ESL Teacher Placement
Course Description: This is a course for students whose primary language is not English. This class focuses on Cognitive
                    Academic Learning Proficiency (CALP) skills to facilitate understanding in the content areas. Grammar,
                    writing and speaking are included in this course.

   012                                          English as Second Language III
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): ESL Teacher Placement
Course Description: This is an advanced course for students whose primary language is not English.

   013                                           English as Second Language IV
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): ESL Teacher Placement
Course Description: This is an advanced course for students whose primary language is not English.

   001                                                           English I
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Placement by 3rd-8th grade TCAP projections
Course Description: English I emphasizes a basic review of grammar. Composition skills are emphasized by paragraph and
                    essay writing. The literature study is a genre approach that includes short stories, drama, poetry, and
                    nonfiction. Major works studied include a novel and Romeo and Juliet.
   002                                                           English I H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 9
Course Fee: None                                       Honors?     Dual Enrollment?   Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Recommendation during CMS registration.
Course Description: This is a class for students who are independently motivated and possess above-average language
                    skills. Units of study include short story, drama, poetry, and novel. Each literature unit requires a
                    project consisting of a written, visual and oral presentation. Grammar skills are emphasized through
                    each presentation. Major works studied include A Tale of Two Cities and Romeo and Juliet.

   003                                                            English II
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 10
Course Fee: None                                       Honors?     Dual Enrollment?   Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): English I
Course Description: This class emphasizes grammar usage through writing. Composition skills include narrative and
                    expository essays with an introduction to persuasive writing. The literature study includes short stories,
                    drama, poetry, and nonfiction. Major works studied are Julius Caesar, The Education of Little Tree, and
                    Night.

   004                                                           English II H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 10
Course Fee: None                                       Honors?     Dual Enrollment?   Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): English I H (must have an A or B)
Course Description: This class emphasizes sentence structure and some of the theories of grammar. Composition skills
                    include outlining, expository, narrative, and persuasive essays and critical analysis. Major works
                    studied include Julius Caesar, All Quiet on the Western Front, Night, and Animal Farm.

   005                                                            English III
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 11
Course Fee: None                                       Honors?     Dual Enrollment?   Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): English II
Course Description: This class emphasizes the finer points of sentence structure in grammar. Composition skills include
                    descriptive, persuasive, and expository essay writing. A chronological survey of American literature
                    includes all genre types. Major works studied include The Crucible, A Raisin in the Sun, To Kill a
                    Mocking Bird or Fahrenheit 451.

   006                                                           English III H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 11
Course Fee: None                                       Honors?     Dual Enrollment?   Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): A or B in English II or English II H
Course Description: This class is for students with above-average language skills, emphasizing sentence structure problems,
                    transitional elements and logic in the study of grammar. Composition includes persuasive, expository,
                    and descriptive essays, critical analysis and a research paper. Major works studied include The Crucible,
                    The Chosen, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and The Great Gatsby.
   007                                                              English IV
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                                Grades Allowed: 12
Course Fee: None                                       Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): English III
Course Description: This class consists of a chronological survey of British literature and the necessary historical
                    implications, vocabulary that is relevant to the literature, and writing skills which focus primarily on the
                    essay and the research paper. Major works studied include Macbeth, Frankenstein, and Heart of
                    Darkness.

   008                                                           English IV H/AP
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                                Grades Allowed: 12
Course Fee: See teacher or counselor for AP            Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
            exam fee
     Prerequisite(s): A or B in English III or English III H
Course Description: This is a college-preparatory class in which students will sharpen their reading, writing, listening and
                    speaking skills. During the first half of the term, study comprises British literature. The second half
                    emphasizes worthy prose and poetry from European and American authors. The entire course focuses
                    on the closed reading of literary works, followed by discussion and composition based on analysis and
                    evaluation of the texts. The class prepares students for taking the AP Literature Exam (administered by
                    the College Board) which may allow students to earn three to six credits in College English.

   009                                                           English IV H/DE
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                                Grades Allowed: 12
Course Fee: See teacher or counselor for               Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
            current college tuition cost
     Prerequisite(s): A or B in English III or English III H. In order to earn college credit, students must have an overall 3.0
                      GPA, ACT composite 19, ACT English subscore 19
Course Description: This is a college-preparatory class for highly motivated students with above-average language skills, and
                    emphasizes composition writing, speaking and listening, and the study of major works of English
                    literature. This class offers high school honors English credit and three hours of college freshman
                    composition credit through Cleveland State Community College (students register and pay through
                    CSCC). A minimum grade of C is required to earn college credit.

   022                                                         Holocaust Literature
Credit(s) Earned: 1 elective credit                                                Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                       Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Nothing below a B in previous English courses.
Course Description: A variety of contemporary social issues will be explored through literature of the Holocaust. Students
                    will learn about anti-Semitism, the travesties of the Holocaust, read several primary accounts of
                    Holocaust literature, and apply this to present-day society. Discussion, reading, research, and writing
                    will be employed throughout the semester.
  022h                                                Holocaust Literature H
Credit(s) Earned: 1 elective credit                                            Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?    Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Nothing below a B in previous English courses.
Course Description: A variety of contemporary social issues will be explored through literature of the Holocaust. Students
                    will learn about anti-Semitism, the travesties of the Holocaust, read several primary accounts of
                    Holocaust literature, and apply this to present-day society. Discussion, reading, research, and writing
                    will be employed throughout the semester.

   020                                                         Journalism I
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?    Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Recommendation from last English Teacher and an A or B in the Previous English Course.
Course Description: Journalism is a course for the self-motivated student who wishes to take part in publishing the school
                    newspaper. It is open to strong writers. The course involves all of the skills necessary for the
                    publication of a paper, including advertising, writing and revising, copy reading, layout design, and
                    photography.

   021                                                         Journalism II
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?    Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Recommendation from last English Teacher and an A or B in the Previous English Course.
Course Description: A continuation of Journalism I.

   017                                                        Public Speaking
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?    Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): A or B in the previous English course
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to the techniques of individual communication (both speaking and
                    listening). This class will help students gain self-confidence and poise in situations requiring
                    communication. They will create, write and deliver impromptu, extemporaneous, informative,
                    persuasive, contest, and social speeches.

   018                                                         Theater Arts
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $20.00 (includes theatrical             Honors?      Dual Enrollment?    Articulation?
            supplies such as make-up)
     Prerequisite(s): A or B in the previous English course
Course Description: This course is a survey of theater history, acting, stagecraft, makeup, costuming, performance, and
                    directing.
   027                                                      World Studies H
Credit(s) Earned: 2 (1 credit in English II Honors and 1 credit in World History Grades Allowed: 10
                  Honors) (scheduled as a year-long course)
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): A or B in English I H
Course Description: This course acquaints students with the major elements of world history and literature and encourages
                    students to integrate these two branches of the humanities on a daily basis. Through individual study
                    and group activities, students learn to think, speak, and write effectively about a variety of subjects and
                    issues. Major works studied include Julius Caesar, The Merchant of Venice, A Doll's House, All Quiet on
                    the Western Front, and Animal Farm.

   015                                                         Yearbook I
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Application Approval by Sponsor (Mrs. Dooley) with an A or B in the previous English course.
Course Description: The student will develop skills in electronic publishing design, layout, composition, and paste-up using
                    PageMaker as well as digital photography editing. Students will learn leadership skills and develop
                    responsibility needed in editing and managing projects. These skills will be applied in creating and
                    supervising the completion of the first half of THE RAIDER, the Cleveland High School yearbook.

   016                                                        Yearbook II
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (can be repeated for up to 3 credits)                       Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Application Approval by Sponsor (Mrs. Dooley) with an A or B in the previous English course.
Course Description: A continuation of Yearbook I.

Fine Arts                                                                                                 Musical Arts
   253                              Concert Percussion (offered Spring semester only)
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (may be retaken for up to 4 credits)                        Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: See Director for specific amount        Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: The progressive study of performance on instruments in the percussion family. Members of this class
                    will perform regularly in the school and in the community. They will also represent our school at
                    contests, conventions, and meetings throughout the South. Evaluation will come primarily from the
                    student’s performance progress.

   251                                  Concert Winds (offered Spring semester only)
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (may be retaken for up to 4 credits)                        Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: See Director for specific amount        Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: Each year the Cleveland High School Band travels to numerous contests, festivals, clinics, and athletic
                    events. The marching and concert bands present public performances throughout the year. As
                    members of these groups, students are expected to spend time after school in rehearsals for special
                    events. Band students must supply their own musical instruments in most cases.
   252                              Marching Percussion (offered Fall semester only)
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (may be retaken for up to 4 credits)                         Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: See Director for specific amount        Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): You must also register for Concert Percussion
Course Description: The progressive study of performance on instruments in the percussion family. Members of this class
                    will perform regularly in the school and in the community. They will also represent our school at
                    contests, conventions, and meetings throughout the South. Evaluation will come primarily from the
                    student’s performance progress.

   250                                  Marching Winds (offered Fall semester only)
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (may be retaken for up to 4 credits)                         Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: See Director for specific amount        Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): You must also Register for Concert Winds
Course Description: Each year the Cleveland High School Band travels to numerous contests, festivals, clinics, and athletic
                    events. The marching and concert bands present public performances throughout the year. As
                    members of these groups, students are expected to spend time after school in rehearsals for special
                    events. Band students must supply their own musical instruments in most cases.

   254                         Outdoor Color Guard/Dance (offered Fall semester only)
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (may be retaken for up to 4 credits)                         Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: See Director for specific amount        Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Director approval through auditions
Course Description: Students study elements of dance, equipment, and visual design. Members of this class perform with
                    the CHS Marching Band.

Fine Arts                                                                                                      Visual Arts
   217                                                          Art History
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: Students in high school art history courses will examine the principal periods of art history around the
                    globe and the artists most closely associated with each. They will explore the styles and techniques of
                    artists, the role of symbols in art, and the use of art elements and principles of design to develop skills
                    for viewing and discussing works of art. Students will apply the steps of art criticism in the investigation
                    of how artists, art historians and art critics view changes in artwork over time. Students will utilize basic
                    art vocabulary and analytical and critical thought processes to respond to artworks and infer meanings
                    based on the many contexts of art.

   212                                           Art I Basic Drawing and Design
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: $25.00 for materials                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: This course fulfills the fine arts requirement and is ideal for the student who wants an introductory
                    course to the visual arts, with an emphasis on drawing. The course includes a study of the basic
                    elements and principles of art and design, how to look at, talk about, and write about art. Students will
                    create original works of art while exploring the basic design elements and principles with various
                    media. This course is a prerequisite for all other art courses.
   213                                             Art II Color Theory and Design
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: $25.00 for materials plus                Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
            additional expenses for
            individual projects
     Prerequisite(s): Art I with a B or above
Course Description: This course is a prerequisite for Art III and Art IV. This course explores the three distinct qualities of
                    color: hue, intensity, and value. Students will study the color wheel and learn to mix colors. Color
                    projects will use several different media including, but not limited to: tempera paint, watercolor,
                    colored pencil, and chalk and oil pastels. Arbitrary or expressive use of color, impressionistic color, and
                    interpretative color will be explored in various drawing and painting assignments.

   214                                           Art III Three Dimensional Design H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $25.00 for materials plus                Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
            additional expenses for
            individual projects
     Prerequisite(s): Art II with a B or above
Course Description: This course is a prerequisite for Art IV. Students will see, conceive, manipulate materials, and produce
                    concrete objects from their imagination as well as from direct observation. Students will be provided
                    with the information needed to experience sculpture by first learning to see as a sculptor. The student
                    will learn how the visual language of art applies to three-dimensional design. Various materials (such as
                    paper mache, clay, plaster, and found objects) will be used to create three-dimensional art works.

   216                                              Art IV/V/VI Advanced Art H
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (can be retaken for up to 3 credits)                         Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: $25.00 for materials plus                Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
            additional expenses for
            individual projects
     Prerequisite(s): Art III with a B or above
Course Description: Projects may include, but are not limited to: advanced painting in a variety of media, advanced drawing
                    (including life drawing), exploring a variety of media, advanced 3-D design projects, printmaking, and
                    other types of advanced projects. This course may be repeated three times for three credits. Students
                    should be highly motivated and responsible.

Fine Arts                                                                                                      Vocal Arts
   207                                                     Ebony & Ivory Choir
Credit(s) Earned: 1 per semester (students are strongly encouraged to            Grades Allowed: 9-12
                  register for both Fall and Spring)
Course Fee: $45 per semester                         Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): General Choir or recommendation from middle school director/vocal coach
Course Description: This is a vocal course that seeks to give students grades 9-12 experience in the study and performance
                    of a varied repertoire of music. This course will include instruction in proper vocal technique,
                    musicianship, historical and cultural context of the choral literature. This group performs regularly for
                    the community and also represents our school at contests and conventions throughout the South.
                    There is a required competition trip see a director for the cost of this trip.
   209                                                       General Choir
Credit(s) Earned: 1 per semester (students may register for one semester or     Grades Allowed: 9-12
                  an entire year)
Course Fee: $25.00                                 Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: This is a non-audition, non-competition choir that likes to sing. This group will perform in local concerts
                    for schools and nursing homes. It can serve as a prerequisite to the audition choirs. You may take
                    General Choir for the entire school year or for one term.

   200                                                   Music Appreciation
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: The purpose of this class is to teach students to value music in their own lives and as an essential
                    ingredient in the lives of all humans. The five overall objectives are: to respond emotionally and
                    intelligently to a wide range of music representative of many styles and cultures, to understand the
                    social uses of music, to recognize music as an important marker of its time and culture, to develop
                    knowledge and understanding of, and respect for, human musical achievements, and to acquire an
                    overview of musical heritage and why music is an essential ingredient of all human cultures.

   203                                                   Renaissance Choir
Credit(s) Earned: 2 (students MUST register for both Fall and Spring)           Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $455.00                                Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Ebony & Ivory, Silhouettes, General Choir or letter of recommendation from vocal coach
Course Description: This is a musical ensemble that brings together many disciplines of performance. Many educators refer
                    to this art form as teaching the art of entertainment. While vocal production is the central focus of the
                    ensemble, the performers integrate staging, choreography, costumes and props with the music. In
                    addition, these performers perform with a live show band and with sound reinforcement. This group
                    performs many times throughout the school year and attends three (or more) required competitions
                    throughout the year. See one of the directors for the cost of these competitions.

   206                                                    Silhouettes Choir
Credit(s) Earned: 1 per semester (students are strongly encouraged to           Grades Allowed: 9-12
                  register for both Fall and Spring)
Course Fee: $45.00 per semester                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): General Choir or recommendation from middle school director/vocal coach
Course Description: This is a treble choir that seeks to give students experience in the study and performance of a varied
                    repertoire of vocal/choral music. The course will include instruction in proper vocal technique,
                    musicianship skills, and the cultural and historical context of choral literature. This group performs
                    regularly for the community and also represents our school at contests and conventions throughout the
                    South. There is a required competition trip see a director for the cost of this trip.

Foreign Language
   511                                                          French I
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Freshmen taking a language should have at least a B average in eighth grade Math and Language Arts
Course Description: Level I of foreign language provides the opportunity to develop reasonable proficiency in the skills of
                    speaking, listening, reading and writing in the target language. Culture, history, and lifestyles of the
                    target language are explored as well as the geography of the countries that speak the language. There
                    is emphasis on using the language in conversation to encourage the desire for fluency.

   512                                                         French II
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): French I
Course Description: Level II is a continuation of Level I and presents a more complex understanding of sentence structures,
                    culture, and history, focusing on the development of skills for correct verbal and written
                    communication. Students begin reading stories and poems in the target language, and there is
                    continued stress on proficiency.

   513                                                       French III H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): French II
Course Description: Level III is a composite of language and literature. Emphasis is placed on competency in the spoken
                    language, composition, listening and reading skills. Level III courses are honors courses and are
                    designed for students who have a genuine interest and a desire for deeper knowledge of the language
                    through usage and cultural enrichment.

   514                                                       French IV H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): French III
Course Description: Level IV is designed to challenge superior performance in all areas of language study. Cultural
                    enrichment is provided through the use of literature, video, music, and television programming in the
                    target language.

   516                                                         German I
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Freshmen taking a language should have at least a B average in eighth grade Math and Language Arts
Course Description: Level I of foreign language provides the opportunity to develop reasonable proficiency in the skills of
                    speaking, listening, reading and writing in the target language. Culture, history, and lifestyles of the
                    target language are explored as well as the geography of the countries that speak the language. There
                    is emphasis on using the language in conversation to encourage the desire for fluency.
   517                                                        German II
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): German I or placement by testing
Course Description: Level II is a continuation of Level I and presents a more complex understanding of sentence structures,
                    culture, and history, focusing on the development of skills for correct verbal and written
                    communication. Students begin reading stories and poems in the target language, and there is
                    continued stress on proficiency.

   518                                                       German III H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): German II
Course Description: Level III is a composite of language and literature. Emphasis is placed on competency in the spoken
                    language, composition, listening and reading skills. Level III courses are honors courses and are
                    designed for students who have a genuine interest and a desire for deeper knowledge of the language
                    through usage and cultural enrichment.

   519                                                       German IV H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): German III
Course Description: Level IV is designed to challenge superior performance in all areas of language study. Cultural
                    enrichment is provided through the use of literature, video, music, and television programming in the
                    target language.

   501                                                         Spanish I
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Freshmen taking a language should have at least a B average in eighth grade Math and Language Arts
Course Description: Level I of foreign language provides the opportunity to develop reasonable proficiency in the skills of
                    speaking, listening, reading and writing in the target language. Culture, history, and lifestyles of the
                    target language are explored as well as the geography of the countries that speak the language. There
                    is emphasis on using the language in conversation to encourage the desire for fluency.

   502                                                        Spanish II
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?     Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Spanish I or placement by testing
Course Description: Level II is a continuation of Level I and presents a more complex understanding of sentence structures,
                    culture, and history, focusing on the development of skills for correct verbal and written
                    communication. Students begin reading stories and poems in the target language, and there is
                    continued stress on proficiency.
   503                                                        Spanish III H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Spanish II
Course Description: Level III is a composite of language and literature. Emphasis is placed on competency in the spoken
                    language, composition, listening and reading skills. Level III courses are honors courses and are
                    designed for students who have a genuine interest and a desire for deeper knowledge of the language
                    through usage and cultural enrichment.

   504                                                        Spanish IV H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Spanish III
Course Description: Level IV is designed to challenge superior performance in all areas of language study. Cultural
                    enrichment is provided through the use of literature, video, music, and television programming in the
                    target language.

General Courses
   910                                        ACT Preparation/Personal Finance
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 11
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: For the first nine weeks, this course will prepare students using a variety of self-assessment and online
                    resources to take the state-sponsored Spring ACT test given to all Juniors. During the second nine
                    weeks, this class will satisfy the new state requirement for all Class of 2013 and beyond to have 1/2
                    credit in Personal Finance. This part of the course is designed to inform students how individual choices
                    directly influence occupational goals and future earnings potential. Real world topics covered will
                    include income, money management, spending and credit, as well as saving and investing.

   703                                                Driver Education/Safety
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 10-11
Course Fee: $75.00                                  Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): A student must have his/her driver’s permit/license BEFORE signing up for this class. Be prepared to
                      show the counselor your driver’s permit/license during registration
Course Description: The driver’s education portion of the course is designed to help students become better teen drivers by
                    learning all rules of safety on the road. The student will be able to perform correct procedures to avoid
                    accidents and minimize their chances of being in an accident. The student will become more aware of
                    his/her personal and social responsibilities as traffic citizens. It will also prepare students for vocations
                    that involve the use of motor vehicles. Most insurance companies offer discounts for drivers that take
                    this course. The safety portion of the course is designed to prepare students who have an interest in
                    emergency preparedness or those desiring to volunteer to work in the field of Lifeguarding, Parks and
                    Recreation, Camps, Childcare, etc. Learn these valuable skills for yourself, friends, family, and your
                    community. All students will be certified in Safety and First Aid.
    902                                                     Early Admissions
Credit(s) Earned: ½ per college class (may be retaken for up to 2 credits).     Grades Allowed: 11-12
                  Student also earns college credit(s).
Course Fee: See a counselor for the specific         Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?
            costs of your class.
     Prerequisite(s): 3.0 GPA, 19 ACT or 910 SAT, and students must provide their own transportation to and from Cleveland
                      State or Lee University
Course Description: Cleveland High School offers, in conjunction with Cleveland State Community College and Lee
                    University, the opportunity to enroll in college courses while still attending high school. Students sign
                    up for the courses of their choice and attend the college to obtain college credit.

    905                                                          Office Aide
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                     Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): 3.0 GPA and approval from the Attendance, Counseling, Guidance, or Main Office.
Course Description: Office aide positions exist in the Main Office, Attendance Office, Guidance Office, and Library. Students
                    will help with basic administrative tasks like copying, running messages, and answering phones.
                    Students will be evaluated at the 4.5, 9, 13.5, and 18th weeks to assign a Pass/Fail grade.

    900                                            School Service/Peer Tutoring
Credit(s) Earned: 1 (This is a pass/fail class and can be retaken for up to 4   Grades Allowed: 11-12
                  credits)
Course Fee: None                                     Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Must complete the Peer Tutoring Application and gain approval from the individual CDC teacher.
Course Description: This course will enable a student to earn credit for helping in a special services classroom at Cleveland
                    High School. A weekly journal will be kept by the student and a final exam is required. Class
                    attendance is mandatory. This is a great opportunity for students who have an interest in teaching
                    special education or going into a related field.

Mathematics
    311                                       Advanced Algebra and Trigonometry
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                     Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Algebra II
Course Description: This course extends and builds on the topics of Algebra 2 including the law of sines, law of cosines,
                    periodic situations, polar coordinates, circular functions, as well as traditional trigonometry. Through
                    meaningful problems and appropriate technologies, students will study a variety of radical, rational,
                    polynomial, exponential, circular, linear, and logarithmic functions.

    301                                                          Algebra IA
Credit(s) Earned: 1 'Math Elective' credit                                      Grades Allowed: 9-11
Course Fee: None                                     Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Placement by 3rd-8th grade TCAP projections
Course Description: This course covers the first half of the Algebra I curriculum.
   302                                                         Algebra IB
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 9-11
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Algebra IA
Course Description: This course covers the second half of the Algebra I curriculum.

   308                                                         Algebra II
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Geometry
Course Description: This course will include analyzing equations and inequalities, graphing linear functions, systems of
                    equations and inequalities, matrices, polynomials and radical expressions, quadratic functions, conic
                    sections, rational expressions, exponential and logarithmic functions, sequences and series, probability,
                    and trigonometry. A graphing calculator (TI-83 or TI-84) is highly recommended.

   309                                                       Algebra II H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-11
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Geometry H or an A or B in Geometry
Course Description: This course will include analyzing equations and inequalities, graphing linear functions, systems of
                    equations and inequalities, matrices, polynomial, radical, and quadratic functions, conic sections,
                    rational expressions, exponential and logarithmic functions, series and sequences, probability and
                    basics of trigonometry. Honors classes have an increased emphasis on more difficult problems,
                    problem-solving activities, and verbal and written expression of mathematics.

   313                                                     Calculus I H/AP
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 12
Course Fee: There is a registration fee for        Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
            the AP exam.
     Prerequisite(s): Pre-Calculus H
Course Description: This course is a first semester college-level class. Students will explore limits, differentiation with
                    application, integration, and logarithmic and exponential functions. A graphing calculator (TI-83, TI-84,
                    or TI-89) is highly recommended.

   305                                                         Geometry
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-11
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Algebra I
Course Description: Topic covered will include parallel lines, congruent triangles, right triangles, quadrilaterals and
                    polygons, proportionality and similarity, area and volume, and coordinate geometry. A graphing
                    calculator (TI-83 or TI-84) is recommended, but a scientific calculator is strongly encouraged.
   306                                                         Geometry H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                               Grades Allowed: 9-10
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?       Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Algebra I H (at Cleveland Middle School) and proper recommendation during CMS registration.
Course Description: This course will cover all the topics of Geometry with and increased emphasis on more difficult
                    problems, problem solving activities, and verbal and written expression of mathematics.

   310                                                       Pre-Calculus H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                               Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?       Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Algebra II H or Advanced Algebra & Trigonometry
Course Description: This course will teach the “algebra of calculus” including topics in advanced algebra as well as
                    trigonometry. A graphing calculator (TI-83, TI-84, or TI-89) is highly recommended.

   312                                                           Statistics
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                               Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?       Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Algebra II
Course Description: This course will include a basic survey of statistics and probability. A graphing calculator (TI-83 or TI-84)
                    is recommended.

PE and Wellness
   707                                     Advanced Strength Practice for Athletes
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                               Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                  Honors?       Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Must be a CHS athlete, obtain written coach permission, and have a Physical Release. NO Seniors are
                      allowed to register for Spring Semester.
Course Description: This class will focus on increasing strength, power and flexibility by using exercises that benefit athletes
                    no matter what sport(s) they play. Whether in season or out of season this class should be considered
                    for an athlete if he/she has the desire to be the best they can be. Strength practice exercises will be
                    used which are proven to give results and at the same time fun. Be willing to develop leadership skills
                    and be held accountable to instructor (coach) and peers.

   705                                                            Aerobics
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                               Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                  Honors?       Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: Students interested in fitness and losing weight through diet and exercise will benefit from this course.
                    Aerobics requires daily physical activity, so if you want to be challenged, sign up. This class offers a high
                    energy, low impact cardiovascular conditioning routine that is fun, challenging, and safe for beginners
                    to advanced. Along with aerobics this course will cover nutrition, and target training for the arms, legs,
                    hips, and stomach.
   709                                                         Basketball
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                 Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: If you are a basketball fanatic and want to play all the time here’s your chance. In this class you will
                    have the opportunity to do what you love every day and reap the benefits of improving your health.
                    Basketball helps improve the cardiovascular system, muscular system, and aids in weight management.
                    So, sign up now to play.

   702                                                       Biggest Loser
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                 Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Interview and Parent Permission
Course Description: This class is patterned after the TV series The Biggest Loser. Since the mid-seventies, the prevalence of
                    overweight and obesity has increased sharply. For those aged 12—19 years, prevalence has increased
                    from 5.0% to 17.4%. If you feel you are in this category and you really want to do something about it,
                    here’s your chance! You will learn to make lifestyle changes in your diet and exercise. Best yet, you will
                    see results that will encourage you to continue these lifestyle changes for the rest of your life.

   706                                                      Body Sculpting
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                 Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: Students interested in overall physical fitness will benefit from this course. The fitness components of
                    flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, and muscular strength and core strength will be stressed in this
                    class. Each student will participate in a personal fitness program that they develop based on the goals
                    they set. The personal fitness program they develop could also be used for the rest of their life. So, this
                    class is ideal for students wanting to work to achieve a higher level of fitness for now and in the future.

   708                                           Freshmen Athletics/Study Hall
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 9
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Students are placed in this class by Freshman Coaches.
Course Description: This course is designed for incoming freshmen athletes that are part of the Football, Basketball,
                    Volleyball, or Wrestling teams. It will include units on managing time, study skills, basic sports
                    fundamentals, basic weightlifting techniques, ACT preparation, and requirements for NCAA
                    Clearinghouse. Students quitting a CHS team after school starts will be transferred to a PE class for the
                    remaining part of the semester.
   704                                                      Runner's World
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                  Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: Believe it or not there are people that love to run. If this is you or you want to run a marathon or a ½
                    marathon sometime in your lifetime, now you have the opportunity to do this while you are young.
                    This class will involve stretching, strength training, and running workouts to prepare for a ½ marathon.
                    There will be three test grades given based on a 5K, 10K and ½ marathon. The instructor will work
                    closely with Runners World and will participate with runners. Have a good pair of running shoes and be
                    dressed for the weather to run.

   799                                            Team Sports (Freshmen Only)
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 9
Course Fee: $10.00                                  Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: If you like to play different team sports and you want to work on improving your skills this class is for
                    you. Volleyball, softball, basketball, flag football, soccer, ultimate frisbee and freeball are some of the
                    sports offered in this course. The rules and playing procedures for each sport will be taught. Whether
                    your interest is recreational or competitive, you will have fun as you develop health habits for use of
                    leisure time.

   710                                                   Walk Your Pants Off
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: $10.00                                  Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: The best exercise you can do for a lifetime is to walk. Walking not only improves your cardiovascular
                    system and involves several muscle groups, it also helps relieve stress.
                    So, if you want to reap multiple benefits join this class and you might even lose some weight

   701                                                           Wellness
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                              Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: $10.00 (Waived for                      Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
            Free/Reduced Lunch)
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: In order to graduate from high school in the state of Tennessee all students must have a credit in
                    Wellness. This is a fantastic curriculum that students will find beneficial as a student and adult.
                    Students will spend half of each session exploring wellness topics such as physical fitness, nutrition,
                    weight management, stress management, disease prevention, sexuality, and substance abuse. The
                    remaining time will be used to develop and participate in a personal fitness program that could be used
                    for the rest of their life.

Science
    420                                     Aquatic Biology (Scientific Research) H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                                Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                     Honors?      Dual Enrollment?        Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Biology I and 1 higher-level science
Course Description: This is an interdisciplinary science course involving the study of water and aquatic organisms. Primary
                    focus is on freshwater and marine ecosystems. Students will complete extensive research, laboratory,
                    and fieldwork. Students will work with various agencies and scientists in the community to complete
                    research as well as community service projects. They will complete a scientific research project related
                    to aquatic biology, write a scientific paper, develop a presentation of their research, and share their
                    findings.

    416                                                      Basic Chemistry
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                                Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                     Honors?      Dual Enrollment?        Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Biology I
Course Description: Basic Chemistry is a course that explores the properties of substances and the changes that they
                    undergo. This course should not be used for students planning to attend a college that expects
                    entering students to have completed high school chemistry. The four basic standards of the Tennessee
                    State Curriculum will be stressed, which include, but are not limited to, atomic structure, matter and
                    energy, interactions of matter, and properties of solutions. Good mathematics skills, along with
                    scientific inquiry, data analysis and graphing skills will be used in the course. Students planning to take
                    Chemistry II must take Chemistry I.

    418                                                        Basic Physics
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                                Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                     Honors?      Dual Enrollment?        Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Biology I
Course Description: This course teaches you the nature of light reflection, refraction, and polarization. You will also study
                    direct current, heating and the effects of various chemicals. This course should not be used for students
                    planning to attend a college that expects entering students to have completed high school physics. The
                    basic Physics standards of the Tennessee State Curriculum will be stressed. By looking at electrical
                    devices we use everyday, you can begin to apply physics to your daily life. Each unit discusses a
                    separate topic and through charts, surveys and discussions, ties the various topics together. Topics
                    include kinematics, forces, energy, momentum, rotational kinematics, torque, angular momentum,
                    simple harmonic motion, and mechanical waves. Students planning to take Physics II must take Physics
                    I.

    403                                                           Biology I
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                                Grades Allowed: 10-11
Course Fee: None                                     Honors?      Dual Enrollment?        Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Physical Science
Course Description: Biology I is a general course in life science including studies of life processes at the molecular, cellular,
                    systemic, organismal, and ecological levels of organization. Laboratory skills may be developed on an
                    individual and group basis. Laboratory activities comprise a major part of the course. Collections and
                    field studies are presented on a limited basis. The Class of 2010-2012 must take and pass a
                    standardized Gateway Biology Exam in order to graduate. The Class of 2013 and beyond will take the
                    State End of Course Exam.
   404                                                        Biology I H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9-10
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Placement of 9th graders by 3rd-8th grade TCAP projections. Placement of 10th graders by
                      recommendation from Physical Science teacher.
Course Description: Honors Biology is offered for highly motivated science students. Independent work and critical thinking
                    are essential in an honors class. Students will be expected to work with the Gateway Performance
                    Indicators at Level III standards. This course includes studies in molecular and cellular biology,
                    microbiology, plant and animal anatomy, and physiology and ecology. Emphasis on lab processes and
                    synthesis skills are major requirements. The Class of 2010-2012 must take and pass a standardized
                    Gateway Biology Exam in order to graduate. The Class of 2013 and beyond will take the State End of
                    Course Exam.

   411                                                         Biology II
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Biology I and Chemistry I
Course Description: The course builds on the concepts covered in Biology I, but does not count toward AP college credit.
                    Biology II will focus on cellular structures and functions, taxonomic systems, comparative plant and
                    animal anatomy and physiology, evolution, microbiology, and genetics. Activities include hatching
                    chicks, exploring genetics through the study of fruit flies, microscopy, a variety of dissections, and
                    taxonomy.

  411h                                                     Biology II H/AP
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: There is a registration fee for        Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
            the AP test.
     Prerequisite(s): Biology I and Chemistry I
Course Description: This course is designed for highly motivated students. The course is taught similarly to a first-year
                    college Biology course. Biology II Honors will focus on cellular structures and functions, taxonomic
                    systems, comparative plant and animal anatomy and physiology, evolution, and genetics. Fifty percent
                    of this course is lab-oriented, with microscopy, dissections, and taxonomy being the primary activities.

   408                                                       Chemistry I
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Biology I and Algebra I
Course Description: A college preparatory course for all students who are interested in science and /or may be required to
                    take science courses in college. This course promotes a thorough understanding of chemical bonding,
                    chemical equations and reactions, stoichiometry, and gas laws. Emphases are placed on problem
                    solving and good, safe laboratory techniques. The successful student should have a good math
                    background and an ability to solve complex word problems. A mature attitude toward lab safety
                    techniques is essential.
   409                                                        Chemistry I H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Biology I and Algebra I with a grade of A or B
Course Description: A college preparatory course for select students who are very interested in science and/or may be
                    required to take demanding science courses in college. Areas of study are the same as those for
                    Chemistry but to a greater depth. In addition, the honors course will require the student to
                    demonstrate his/her laboratory techniques to the class, be able to research, give oral reports and do
                    additional homework and projects.

   410                                                    Chemistry II H/AP
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: There is a registration fee for         Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?
            the AP test.
     Prerequisite(s): Chemistry I
Course Description: A comprehensive study of thermochemistry, chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry,
                    redox reactions, and reaction rates. This course offers a more detailed study into inorganic and organic
                    chemistry with labs in both qualitative and quantitative analysis at an advanced level. The student who
                    successfully masters Chemistry II will be able to do well on college advanced placement tests for
                    Chemistry. Candidates should have received an excellent grade in Chemistry I. Anyone interested in
                    pursuing a career in chemical engineering, biochemistry, medicine, pharmacy or any related field will
                    find Chemistry II to be an exceptional background experience.

   425                                                 Earth & Space Science
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Placement by 3rd-8th grade TCAP projections
Course Description: The purpose of the course is to develop and apply scientific concepts basic to the Earth, its materials,
                    processes, history, and environment in space. The content of the course includes the concepts of the
                    universe and the solar system, space exploration, classification of rocks and minerals, geological
                    divisions of the earth, fundamentals of plate tectonics, formation of rivers and water systems, glaciers,
                    hydrologic cycle, physical oceanography, meteorology, types of soils and erosion.

   422                                                 Environmental Science
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                    Honors?      Dual Enrollment?     Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Biology I
Course Description: This is a laboratory course designed for both university and technical paths. Major topics include
                    organisms and their role in ecosystem dynamics, air and water pollution, energy production, recycling,
                    and waste management with emphasis on significant environmental issues at the local, national and
                    global level. Laboratory activities blend biological and physical sciences.
   406                                                     Physical Science
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 9-10
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Placement by 3rd-8th grade TCAP projections
Course Description: Physical Science is an overview of basic physics and basic chemistry. Velocity, acceleration, gravity, and
                    momentum are studied in connection with Newton’s three laws of motion. Laws and principles that
                    explain the behavior of liquids and gases are introduced. Properties of matter, energy, the atomic
                    theory, chemical symbols, the periodic table, balancing chemical equations, and organic chemistry are
                    also explained. There is also a basic introduction to mechanics, wave properties, energy transfer,
                    electricity, and magnetism. The course includes reference and research skills as well as laboratory
                    activities, which are an integral part of this course.

   417                                                          Physics I
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Algebra I and Biology I
Course Description: Physics I is an introduction to physical concepts and application of those concepts. The course
                    promotes process skills through the study of mechanics, forces, vectors, two dimensional motion,
                    momentum, energy, work, power and machines, thermodynamics, waves, light, optics, electricity and
                    magnetism. Requires the use of Algebra and Trigonometric identities. Includes reference and research
                    skills. Lab activities are an integral part of the course. This course is appropriate for students who have
                    completed Biology and Physical Science or Chemistry and who have an interest in a science or
                    engineering career as well as students on the Technical path in applied sciences.

   419                                                         Physics I H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Algebra I and Biology I H
Course Description: Physics I is an introduction to physical concepts and application of those concepts. The course
                    promotes process skills through the study of mechanics, forces, vectors, two dimensional motion,
                    momentum, energy, work, power and machines, thermodynamics, waves, light, optics, electricity and
                    magnetism. Requires the extensive use of Algebra and Trigonometric identities. Includes reference
                    and research skills. Lab activities are an integral part of the course. This course is appropriate for
                    students who have completed Biology I Honors and who have an interest in a science or engineering.

   424                                                        Physics II H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: There is a registration fee for        Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
            the AP test.
     Prerequisite(s): Physics I and Pre-Calculus H (can be concurrently enrolled)
Course Description: Physics II is intended to prepare students to take the AP Physics exam. The course promotes physics
                    knowledge, theories, techniques and general principles. Students will be able to solve problems by use
                    of physical intuition, experimental investigation and formal logic. Methods of calculus are used
                    wherever appropriate in formulating physical principles and in applying them to physical problems. The
                    subject matter is principally mechanics, and electricity and magnetism with equal emphasis on these
                    two areas.
   423                                                   Scientific Research H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                               Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                     Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): VOUCHER NEEDED. Biology II H/AP, Chemistry II H/AP, or Physics II H/AP
Course Description: Students enrolled in Scientific Research will complete an in-depth research project and present his/her
                    findings using a variety of media at competetion/presentation. Two major components of the course
                    are the technical report (literature search, design, procedures, analysis, results, conclusion and future
                    direction) and the audio-visual presentation appropriate to the nature of research and intended
                    audience. Topics will include: ethical practices, critical thinking skills, scientific inquiry, analyzing and
                    evaluating data, and communicating scientific results.

Social Studies
   104                                                     American History
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                               Grades Allowed: 11
Course Fee: None                                     Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): World Geography or Modern World History
Course Description: One unit of United States history is required for graduation. The course begins with a review of the
                    time period from Colonial settlement through Reconstruction. Emphasis of the course will be placed on
                    the history of the nation since the end of Reconstruction. Students will focus on cause and effect
                    relationships to discover the origins and evolution of our modern American culture.

   105                                                    American History H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                               Grades Allowed: 11
Course Fee: None                                     Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): World Geography or Modern World History
Course Description: The course begins with a review of the time period from Colonial settlement through Reconstruction.
                    Emphasis of the course will be placed on the history of the nation since the end of the Reconstruction.
                    Students will focus on cause and effect relationships to discover origins and evolution of our modern
                    American culture. This is a college level course and it requires a college textbook.

   107                                                 Comparative Religion H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                               Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                     Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): A or B in the previous Social Studies course
Course Description: This is a course in comparative religion, a presentation of how to approach the study of religion, and
                    then an in-depth study of the five major religions of the world: Hindu, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and
                    Christianity.

   112                                                 Contemporary Issues H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                               Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                     Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): A or B in the previous Social Studies course
Course Description: This course will involve discussion and research on topics of current events. Background information is
                    drawn in areas such as the Middle East, Northern Ireland, Southeast Asia, etc., to help explain events as
                    they are happening. Other topics such as American politics and American foreign policy after Vietnam
                    are covered. Most of the curriculum actually depends on the daily new and major events of the
                    contemporary time. Daily newspapers and current publications are sources for this course.
   106                                              Early American History H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): 3.0 Cumulative GPA
Course Description: This course will cover the time period ranging from colonial America through reconstruction. Particular
                    attention will be given to the founding documents of the United States, the origins and development of
                    the political party system, Manifest Destiny and the growing sectional divide in the nation culminating
                    in civil war. Emphasis will be placed on political and social turning points, as well as cause and effect
                    relationships. Students will develop an understanding of how American traditions influence life in
                    modern society.

   111                                        Economics/American Government
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): American History
Course Description: Half of this course is a study of the choices people make while living in a world of scarcity. This half is
                    divided into three different subcategories: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, and Consumerism.
                    Students will compare economic systems that prepare themselves to be an active and responsible
                    consumer in our free enterprise economic systems. As a result of this survey portion of the class,
                    students will gain an understanding of fundamental economic concepts and their application to a
                    variety of economic systems, gain the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to function effectively
                    in a technologically expanding global economy, and finally, an understanding of the roles individuals,
                    businesses, and government agencies play in a larger economy. The other half of this course introduces
                    students to the study of Constitutional Government in the U.S. It will provide students with an
                    understanding of how the Constitution came into existence, why it took the form it did, and how it has
                    functioned for the past 200 years. With this knowledge, students will be encouraged and equipped to
                    be active participants as citizens in our democratic society.

   109                                                European History H/DE
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: For the AP test, there is a            Honors?      Dual Enrollment?       Articulation?
            registration fee. For dual
            enrollment credit, college
            tuition and fees must be paid.
            See the teacher or a counselor
            for specific amounts.
     Prerequisite(s): Modern World History or World Geography. Also, for dual enrollment credit, students must have at
                      least a 3.0 GPA and at least a 19 on the ACT.
Course Description: This course is designed to satisfy the need that exists for the accelerated students to have opportunity
                    to earn college credit before graduation from high school. Since credit is awarded at both the high
                    school and college level, the curriculum must reflect the standards of the Tennessee Board of
                    Education, the college granting the credit, and the College Board. To this end, the study begins with the
                    Renaissance (15th Century) and culminates with the end of the Cold War (20th Century). The course
                    will stress college-level research skills, essay writing, and historical analysis.
   110                                                Leadership Seminar H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): VOUCHER NEEDED. Student must have a leadership position within the school at the class, club, or
                      athletic level.
Course Description: Leadership is designed for those students who wish to build and refine leadership skills by participating
                    in a class, which generates both school and community activities for Cleveland High School. Because of
                    the emphasis on community involvement, this class requires commitment outside the school day as
                    well as in the classroom. Classwork includes guest speakers, oral presentations, mentorship, and
                    research.

   102                                                Modern World History
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: The study provides students with the opportunity to take a more in-depth look at the events and
                    personalities that have shaped the contemporary world. Students will hone such skills as identifying
                    historical turning points and recognizing cause and effect relationships as they connect knowledge of
                    the pas t understanding of the present. By placing major emphasis on the modern era, students will be
                    able to develop a global perspective as they gain insight into development of the world’s emerging non-
                    western societies.

   108                                                        Psychology
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 11-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: The study of psychology will provide students the abilities to explore human behavior in order to
                    understand themselves and others. Psychology focuses on growth, development, learning behavior,
                    and the processes by which these components are evaluated.

   103                                                   World Geography
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): None
Course Description: World Geography provides students with the opportunity to explore the relationships between people
                    and the land on which they live. As students begin to understand that all events affecting society occur
                    within a geographical context, they will discover how geography has influenced the development of the
                    world’s various cultures and economics. The study of geography will better prepare students to
                    understand the planet on which they live and the people who share its resources.

   113                                                  World Geography H
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                            Grades Allowed: 9
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Recommendation during CMS registration.
Course Description: This course is recommended for students that will progress to World Studies Honors course in the 10th
                    grade year. It follows the World Geography course description above with an advanced pace and
                    workload.
Special Services
   830                                              End of Course Algebra I R
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 9
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Placement by 3rd-8th grade TCAP projections or Foundations II
Course Description: Topics covered will include properties of real numbers, solving, graphing and writing linear equations,
                    solving and graphing linear inequalities, systems of equations and inequalities, exponential functions,
                    quadratic functions, factoring, rational functions and radicals.

   834                                              End of Course English I R
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 9
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Placement by 3rd-7th grade TCAP projections.
Course Description: EOC English I-R emphasizes a basic review of grammar. Composition skills are emphasized by
                    paragraph and essay writing. The literature study is a genre approach that includes short stories,
                    drama, poetry, and nonfiction. Major works studied include a novel and a modified version of Romeo
                    and Juliet.

   831                                                   Gateway Algebra R
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): Placement by 3rd-8th grade TCAP projections or Foundations II
Course Description: Topics covered will include properties of real numbers, solving, graphin and writing linear equations,
                    solving and graphing linear inequalities, systems of equations and inequalities, exponential functions,
                    quadratic functions, factoring, rational functions and radicals. The Gateway Algebra Test will be given
                    following completion of the course.

   833                                                   Gateway English R
Credit(s) Earned: 1                                                             Grades Allowed: 10-12
Course Fee: None                                   Honors?      Dual Enrollment?      Articulation?
     Prerequisite(s): English I
Course Description: This class emphasizes grammar usage through writing. Composition skills include narrative and
                    expository essays with an introduction to persuasive writing. The literature study includes short stories,
                    drama, poetry, and nonfiction. Major work studied is a modified version of the Odyssey. Major
                    emphasis is placed on completing the Gateway test.