Course Information

2018-19 Course Selection Process

Attention Bulldogs, get excited, the course selection process will begin on 4/1. Learners will select their courses through their Aeries Student Portal during the course request window from 4/1 through 4/16. Advisement conferences will run in the afternoons from 4/17 through 4/20. Your TA will send out invites to parents soon. Learner goal sheets, course requests, and teacher recommendations will be discussed and finalized during these conferences. Woof!

Goal Sheet for Course Selection & Conferences

Course Request Process

11th Grade Course Requests

10th Grade Course Requests

Student/Parent Aeries Portal Directions

Graduation Requirements

Credit Requirement: 215 credits Semester course: 5 credits
ALL LEARNERS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING WITH A GRADE OF "D" OR HIGHER
40 credits ENGLISH Approved English courses
30 credits SOCIAL SCIENCE Includes World History (10), US History (10), Political Science (5), and Economics (5)
5 credits HEALTH Can be taken during the school year, over the summer, or via IUSD Blended Learning
20 credits SCIENCE Life Science course (5), Earth or Physical Science (5), and 1 additional year of science (10)
20 credits MATH Includes Algebra 1 or Math I
20 credits PHYSICAL EDUCATION In addition to 20 credits, each learner must pass a physical fitness exam
10 credits WORLD LANGUAGE, VISUAL/PERFORMING ART, OR CTE
70 credits GENERAL ELECTIVES Can be fulfilled by completing credits above and beyond minimum graduation requirements specified above

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT (ELD) LEARNERS

English - 40 credits of English are required

10 credits of ELD English (Intro to English) will count for English credit for graduation purposes only

All other graduation requirements are the same as above

 

4-Year College Eligibility (a-g REQUIREMENTS)

California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) Requirements

ALL LEARNERS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING A-G MINIMUM SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS WITH A GRADE OF "C" OR HIGHER TO BE UC/CSU ELIGIBLE
HISTORY (A):

2 years of history/social science, including:

  • 1 year of World History
  • 1 year of US History or 1/2 year of US History and 1/2 a year of Economics (Passion Project) or Political Science (Amer. Civics)
ENGLISH (B): 4 years of college preparatory English (Literature & Language)
MATHEMATICS (C): 3 years required, 4 recommended including Math I, II, and III
SCIENCE (D):

2 years of laboratory science (life/physical) required, 3 years recommended including:

  • CSU: Living Earth, Chemistry of the Earth
  • UC: Living Earth, Chemistry of the Earth, Physics, etc.
WORLD LANGUAGE (E):

2 years required of the same language, 3 years recommended

VISUAL & PERFORMING ART (F):

1 year required

  • Examples: Dance, Drama, Art, Music, etc.
COLLEGE PREP ELECTIVE (G):

1 year required in addition to those required in "A-F"

  • Examples: Level 3 World Language, Pre-Calculus, etc.

TESTING REQUIREMENTS

Either the SAT or ACT (additional writing test highly recommended)

SAT Subject Tests may be recommended/required for certain majors (i.e. Math Level 2 for Engineering Major)

Note: Requirements are for UC/CSU schools only. Please research requirements for other schools to determine if additional credits are necessary