Tenth Grade Course
Oakcrest High School
Class + Pride + Dedication = Oakcrest Guidance
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
3 Units Math 1 Unit Career Education,
Algebra 1 or its equivalent Consumer, Family and
3 Units Science Earn a total of 120
Biology or its equivalent
Pass the NJBCT Pass HSPA
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
- 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
Your motivation and work ethic
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
IMP Math 2 or 3
Geometry (CP or Honors)
Algebra 2 (CP or Honors)
Pre Calculus (CP or Honors)
Biology (5 credit, 6 credit or
Sea & Shore Ecology
Chemistry (5 credit, 6 credit or
Human Anatomy & Physiology
Advanced Placement Courses
No applications necessary-see course
description book for prerequisites
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
Most colleges require 2-3 units; competitive colleges
require 3-4 units of World Language
Spanish French German
Physical Education 3
Computer Applications in Education
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
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
Honors English III
Honors United States History II
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
Carefully read the explanations in the course
Atlantic County Institute of
Technology (Shared Time)
Auto Body Dental Assisting
Auto Technology Electrical Technology
Carpentry & Bldg. Fashion, Decoration &
Commercial Food HVAC/Plumbing
Services Medical Assisting
Computer Aided Draft Power Sports Engine
Students must apply. Acceptance is
STRONGLY based on attendance and grades.
You should be aware of
the NCAA Clearinghouse
Refer to the course
description book (page
50) for more
Athletics and Clubs
You must end the year on credit status to
If you end the year on NO CREDIT status,
your course selection will be affected.
Students may need to complete a waiver if
they would like to select a class that was
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!
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