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Tenth Grade Course Selection Presentation Oakcrest High School December 2010 Class + Pride + Dedication = Oakcrest Guidance Graduation Requirements Class of 2013 4 Units English 2 Units World Language 4 Units Physical 2 Units U.S. History Education 1 Unit Health 1 Unit World History 1 Unit Visual, Performing Arts 3 Units Math 1 Unit Career Education, Algebra 1 or its equivalent Consumer, Family and Life Skills 3 Units Science Earn a total of 120 Credits Biology or its equivalent Pass the NJBCT Pass HSPA Carnegie Units 4 Units English 3 Units College Prep 3 Units History Math World History Algebra 1 US History 1 Geometry US History 2 Algebra 2 IMP Math 1-3 2 Units Lab Sciences 2 Units World Additional work in the Language areas listed above Please note: - Each college has its own admission requirements and should be researched further as you prepare to graduate. - The more Carnegie units you take, the stronger college applicant you become. Factors To Consider When Choosing Your Courses Post-secondary school plans Current grades Your motivation and work ethic Teacher recommendations-Math Athletes- NCAA Clearinghouse English/Social Studies Cohorts Honors English 3/ Honors US History 2 (Political Science Institute 2) Accelerated English3/US 2 Classical English 3/ US 2 In-Class Support English 3/ US 2 Math/Science Courses College Prep Math IMP Math 2 or 3 Geometry (CP or Honors) Algebra 2 (CP or Honors) Pre Calculus (CP or Honors) Calculus Science Biology (5 credit, 6 credit or honors ) Sea & Shore Ecology Chemistry (5 credit, 6 credit or honors) Physics Human Anatomy & Physiology Genetics Advanced Placement Courses No applications necessary-see course description book for prerequisites English Math AP Language AP Calculus 1 Social Studies AP Statistics AP US History Science AP Psychology AP Chemistry Business AP Biology AP Macroeconomics World Language AP Spanish Language World Languages Most colleges require 2-3 units; competitive colleges require 3-4 units of World Language Spanish French German Italian Latin Physical Education Physical Education 3 Dance Advanced Dance Revised Courses Business Computer Applications in Education Performing Arts Chorus Drama Band Advanced Drama Advanced Media Small Learning Communities These communities bring together teachers from different subject areas to create a unique interdisciplinary experience for selected juniors. The courses run in a consecutive block to allow extended time for guest speakers, field trips, project work and course application. Students must enroll in all courses within the institute. Political Science Institute II This institute is the honors junior level continuation of the sophomore Political Science Institute. Students do not need to have been enrolled in the sophomore Political Science Institute to be part of the junior cohort. Honors English III Honors United States History II Electives Choose Electives Wisely!!!!!! You will not be able to change your electives once the new school year begins. Make sure you research your electives before choosing them. Talk to teachers of elective courses. Talk to your peers who have taken various electives. Carefully read the explanations in the course description book. Atlantic County Institute of Technology (Shared Time) Auto Body Dental Assisting Auto Technology Electrical Technology Carpentry & Bldg. Fashion, Decoration & Technology Design Commercial Food HVAC/Plumbing Services Medical Assisting Computer Aided Draft Power Sports Engine Design Repair Cosmetology Students must apply. Acceptance is STRONGLY based on attendance and grades. Athletes You should be aware of the NCAA Clearinghouse requirements. Refer to the course description book (page 50) for more information. http://eligibilitycenter.org Athletics and Clubs Attendance You must end the year on credit status to be promoted. If you end the year on NO CREDIT status, your course selection will be affected. Notes Students may need to complete a waiver if they would like to select a class that was not recommended. Students should research college admission requirements to assist in the course selection process. Prepare for the SAT/ACT. Be prepared to choose at least three alternate choices for your electives. Be sure of course selections by June! Closing Remarks The choices you make over the next two years will impact the opportunities that are available to you after high school. MAKE WISE DECISIONS!!!!! Counselor Telephone Numbers Mrs. Mary Alvarado 909-2642 Mrs. Amy Salcedo 909-2641 Ms. Janine Jones 909-2632 Mrs. Donna Marie Brosh 909-2643 Mrs. Kim Raymond 909-2650 Mr. John Cocuzza, Supervisor 909-2613 Any Questions?