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					                                                       APPENDIX B

                         REQUIRED COURSES IN THE CURRICULUM OF EACH
                                     SECONDARY SCHOOL

                                                      STANDARD 32
                                                  APPENDIX B-1
                                     Effective Beginning School Year 2005-2006

         CURRICULUM AREA                                  COURSES                      UNITS            TOTAL
                                                                                                        UNITS
                                                English I                                 1
                                                English II                                1
 ENGLISH                                        English III                               1                 4
                                                English IV                                1
                                                Algebra I                                 1
 MATHEMATICS                                    Algebra II                                1
                                                Geometry                                  1                 6
                                                Pre-Algebra                               1
                                                Transition to Algebra                     1
                                                Elective Mathematics Courses              1
                                                Biology I                                 1
 SCIENCE                                        Chemistry                                 1
                                                Physics                                   1                 6
                                                                         2                  2
                                                Elective Science Courses                  3
                                                U.S. History                              1
                                                U.S. Government                           ½
 SOCIAL STUDIES                                 Mississippi Studies                       ½                 3½
                                                World History                             1
                                                Economics or Intro to Geography           ½
                                                Computer Discovery or
 BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY                          ½ Keyboarding and ½ Computer               1                1½
                                                Applications
                                                                 3                          3
                                                Personal Finance                          ½
                                                Comprehensive Health or Family
 HEALTH                                         and Individual Health                      ½                1
                                                Physical Education                         ½
 THE ARTS                                       Any approved 500.00 course                 1                1
 FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE                      Family Dynamics                            ½                ½
                                                                             4             4                4
 VOCATIONAL EDUCATION                           Any combination of courses

 ELECTIVES                                      Foreign Language (IHL) or                  1                5½
                                                Advanced World Geography
                                                (IHL)
 TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED                                                                                       33

 Includes Physics I, Physics II, AP Physics B, AP Physics C—Electricity and Magnetism, and AP Physics C—Mechanics.
  2
    Two of the three elective science units may be offered through the following courses: Introduction to Agriscience, Concepts
of Agriscience, Science of Agricultural Plants, Science of Agricultural Animals, or Science of Agricultural Environment,
Agriscience I & II, Allied Health I & II, Aquaculture I & II, Forestry I & II, Horticulture I & II, Plastics and Polymer Science I
& II, and Technology Applications I & II.
3
    One unit in Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship Technology or ½ unit in Financial Technology, ½ unit in Resource
Management, or ½ unit in National Endowment for Personal Finance may be offered in lieu of ½ unit in Personal Finance.
4
   Includes Agriculture; Business Technology; Cooperative and Marketing Education; Family and Consumer Sciences; Health
Education; Home Economics, Lodging and Hospitality; Technology Education; and Trade and Industrial.
                                     APPENDIX B-2

    REQUIRED COURSES IN THE CURRICULUM OF EACH SECONDARY SCHOOL

                                     STANDARD 32

                       Effective Beginning School Year 2007-2008

CURRICULUM AREA                COURSES                          UNITS         TOTAL
                                                                              UNITS
                               English I                           1
                               English II                          1
ENGLISH                        English III                         1
                               English IV                          1             4
                               Algebra I                           1
MATHEMATICS                    Algebra II                          1
                               Geometry                            1
                               Pre-Algebra                         1             6
                               Transition to Algebra               1
                               Elective Mathematics Courses        1
                               Biology I                           1
SCIENCE                        Chemistry                           1
                               Physics                             1
                               Elective Science Courses2           32            6
                               U.S. History                        1
                               U.S. Government                     ½
SOCIAL STUDIES                 Mississippi Studies                 ½
                               World History                       1             4
                               Economics                           ½
                               Intro to Geography                  ½
                               Computer Discovery or
BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY          ½ Keyboarding and ½ Computer           1
                               Applications                                     1½
                               Personal Finance3                   ½3
                               Comprehensive Health or Family
HEALTH                         and Individual Health                  ½
                               Physical Education                     ½          1
THE ARTS                       Any approved 500.00 course             1          1
FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE      Family Dynamics                        ½          ½
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION           Any combination of courses4         44            4
                               At least one (1) advanced
ADVANCED PLACEMENT 5, 6        placement course in each           15 6           4
                               of the four (4) core areas.        15, 6
                               AP course in Mathematics           15,     6

                               AP course in Science               1   5
                                                                       ,6
                               AP course in Language Arts
                               AP course in Social Studies

                               Foreign Language (IHL) or
                               Advanced World Geography               1          1½
ELECTIVES                      (IHL)                                  ½
                               Any other Elective
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED                                                            33 ½
                                           APPENDIX B-2 (Continued)

          REQUIRED COURSES IN THE CURRICULUM OF EACH SECONDARY SCHOOL

                                                   STANDARD 32

                                     Effective Beginning School Year 2007-2008

Includes Physics I, Physics II, AP Physics B, AP Physics C—Electricity and Magnetism, and
AP Physics C—Mechanics.
2
 Two of the three elective science units may be offered through the following courses: Introduction to Agriscience,
Concepts of Agriscience, Science of Agricultural Plants, Science of Agricultural Animals, or Science of Agricultural
Environment, Agriscience I & II, Allied Health I & II, Aquaculture I & II, Forestry I & II, Horticulture I & II,
Plastics and Polymer Science I & II, and Technology Applications I & II.
3
 One unit in Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship Technology or ½ unit in Financial Technology, ½ unit in Resource
Management, or ½ unit in National Endowment for Personal Finance may be offered in lieu of ½ unit in Personal
Finance.
4
Includes Agriculture; Business Technology; Cooperative and Marketing Education; Family and Consumer Sciences;
Health Education; Home Economics, Lodging and Hospitality; Technology Education; and Trade and Industrial.
5
    A school offering the International Baccalaureate program is exempted.
6
 Distance learning or the Mississippi Department of Education's Mississippi Virtual Public School (MVPS) may be
used as an appropriate alternative for the delivery of these required Advanced Placement (AP) courses.

				
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