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56th Street Singers (Pop Intermediate Choir) (Academic)
C716AF/C716AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Open to all students.

Course Description:
Pop Choir is a small ensemble of beginning and intermediate singers with an emphasis on contemporary a cappella, vocal jazz, pop music and culture, with limited choreography. Required rehearsals and performances. The group performs at all major school concerts, some community performances are likely, and several festivals and contest throughout the school year. After review of curriculum requirements, Honors credit may be awarded for students in their 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th semesters as they demonstrate increasing levels of musical competency. The Choir Director will determine these requirements and achievement of competencies at each level.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Accounting I (Academic)
C833AF/C833AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Course Description:
Accounting introduces the language of business using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and procedure for proprietorships, partnerships and corporations using double-entry accounting. This course will involve analyzing and recording business transactions and preparing, analyzing, and interpreting financial reports as a basis for decision-making. Instructional strategies will include the use of computers, projects, and real world experiences to apply accounting theories and principles. This class is highly recommended to any student that may want to study any type of business in college; this may include accounting, finance, management, and marketing.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Advanced 2-Dimensional Art I: Independent Study (Academic)
C749AF/C749AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to juniors and seniors only by permission.

Course Description:
Explore personal artistic directions through the two-dimensional art of drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, and various other art forms. Enjoy advanced studio time through which individual subjects and themes may be explored and developed. Develop work in a single medium, or create from a variety of media with the opportunity to explore new techniques. Create personal artwork while building a portfolio for college or work. Practice the serious and self-motivated work habits of a self-disciplined artist.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Advanced 2-Dimensional Art II: Portfolio (Academic)
C761AF/C761AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to juniors and seniors only by permission.

Course Description:
Continue to work with a variety of media from drawing and painting to printmaking, mixed media, and various other art forms. Enjoy advanced studio time through which individual subjects and themes may be explored and developed. Develop work in a single medium, or create a variety of media with the opportunity to experience new techniques. Create personal artwork while building a portfolio for college or work. Practice the serious and self-motivated work habits of a self-disciplined artist.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Advanced 3-Dimensional Art I: Independent Study (Academic)
C746AF/C746AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to juniors and seniors only by permission.

Course Description:
The student and teacher work together to create an individual curriculum that explores advanced 3-dimensional disciplines and techniques beyond the student’s previous coursework and knowledge. This course is also designed as a university or college preparatory class to fill-in or rework gaps in the presented body of completed works (portfolio). A class requirement will be to complete one art service learning project within the semester.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Advanced 3-Dimensional Art II: Portfolio (Academic)
C788AF/C788AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to juniors and seniors only by permission.

Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Advanced 3-Dimensional Art I. The student and teacher work together to create an individual curriculum that explores advanced 3-dimensional disciplines and techniques beyond the student’s previous coursework and knowledge. This course is also designed as a university or college preparatory class to fill-in or rework gaps in the presented body of completed works (portfolio). A class requirement will be to design a self-promotional piece that can be sent to universities and colleges with his/her application.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Advanced Acting I (Academic)
C750AF 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of Theatre Arts I and II and instructor’s approval.

Course Description:
This course is designed to continue in the advanced study of acting. Students will research, create, and perform characters through script analysis, observation, collaboration and rehearsal. These activities incorporate elements of theatre history, culture, analysis, response, creative process and integrated studies.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Advanced Acting II (Academic)
C750AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of Advanced Acting I.

Course Description:
This course builds on the skills started and developed in Advanced Acting I. The course includes in-depth character study, improvisation, voice and articulation techniques, original as well as scripted performance scenes, stage combat techniques, body control techniques, production relationships of actors to other theatre artists, play review and script analysis. The course culminates in a public performance. This class also discusses acting resumes and career opportunities for the actor.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Advanced Technical Theatre I (Academic)
C736AF 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Technical Theatre I and II and/or instructor’s approval.

Course Description:
This course continues the technical theatre tract, focusing on design elements. The students learn elements of theatrical set design. For Set Design, the units include design styles, design movements, basic drafting, color usage, fabric and textures, painting techniques, and all other techniques relevant to set designing for the stage. The class focuses on production design, including perspective drawing, and scale drafting of all set elements. The class also learns basic Vectorworks (CAD) computer design program for set design. Theatre design portfolios are also designed and built for college and theatre job applications.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Advanced Technical Theatre II (Academic)
C735AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Technical Theatre I and II and/or instructor’s approval.

Course Description:
This course continues the technical theatre tract, focusing on Lighting and sound design elements. The students learn all elements of theatrical lighting and sound design. For lighting and sound design, the units include design styles, design movements, color usage, light as texture, light and fabrics, light and paint, mood lighting, lighting instruments, automated lighting, lighting control, sound equipment, sound effects, sound editing, stage amplification and all other techniques relevant to designing lighting and sound for the stage. The class also learns basic Vectorworks computer design program for stage lighting. Theatre design portfolios are also designed and built for college and theatre job applications.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Algebra I (Academic)
C011AF/C011AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
None. A calculator is required.*

Course Description:
Develop algebraic skills in a wide range of problem-solving situations and achieve an understanding of the concepts and applications of Algebra. Explore properties of real numbers, solve linear and quadratic equations and linear inequalities, evaluate mathematical expressions and functions, sketch and interpret graphs, investigate operations of polynomials and exponents, and solve systems of equations and inequalities. *Students in Algebra 1 may use a graphing calculator or a regular scientific calculator. The recommended scientific calculator is the TI30XS and the recommended graphing calculator is the TI 83+ or TI 84+ (any version).

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Algebra II (Academic)
C013AF/C013AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Algebra I A with a “C” or above or teacher recommendation, and completion of Geometry A. A graphing calculator is required.*

Course Description:
Further develop skills in solving linear, quadratic, and absolute value equations and inequalities. Continue the study of various functions and relations, expanding into polynomial equations, rational equations, radical equations, and logarithmic and exponential equations. Explore the solution and graphs of systems of equations and inequalities, and discover the strategies for developing scatter plots, linear regressions and linear programming. Learn about the complex numbers and conic sections, and explore applications of algebra two topics. The recommended graphing calculator is the TI 83+ or TI 84+ (any version).

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Art History (Academic)
C702AF/C702AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to all students.

Course Description:
This course is an academic non-performance based class. Students learn the history of western art from prehistoric art to contemporary art. Archaeology, sculpture, architecture, fundamentals of design, style, medium related scientific discovery, and causative cultural influences are discussed. Visual lectures, discussions and hands-on- activities are the teaching methodology used to enhance the appreciation of art. Students receive grades based on discussions, projects, visual tests and a final examination. A field trip to a major art museum is included to reinforce the students’ classroom experience.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Biology I (Academic)
C420AF/C420AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
None

Course Description:
This course examines the nature of life and provides an explanation for the basic properties and activities of living organisms. Topics covered are scientific process, characteristics of life, biochemistry, cellular biology, physiological processes of unicellular and multicellular organisms, reproduction, genetics, heredity, ecology, and evolution. Many hands-on laboratory investigations and activities are incorporated into the course as well as group work, writing activities and technology integration.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Biology II, Other: Anatomy and Physiology I (Academic)
C428AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
One year of Biology I

Course Description:
This biological elective is an extension of first-year biology. The content of the course will be limited to the study of the structure and function of the human body. A detailed semester-long laboratory dissection of a cat will be an integral part of the course. Computer, laboratory, written and oral activities will also be included. Any student interested or planning to pursue a degree in medicine or nursing should strongly consider taking both semesters of Anatomy.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Biology II, Other: Anatomy and Physiology II (Academic)
C431AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
One year of Biology I and Biology II, Other: Anatomy and Physiology I.

Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Anatomy and Physiology I. The content of the course will be a further study of the structure and function of the human body. Upon the completion of Anatomy and Physiology I and II, students should have a complete understanding of all of the systems of the human body. Animal dissections and other laboratory work will be an integral part of this course. Any student interested or planning to pursue a degree in medicine or nursing should strongly consider taking both semesters of Anatomy.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Biology II, Other: Environmental Science (Academic)
C451AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
1 Year of Biology.

Course Description:
This course will discuss many topics within the environmental science realm; it involves understanding the ‘big picture’ of all aspects of the world and how they are interrelated. The first half of the course will cover several different topics focusing on how environmental processes have led to patterns of life on Earth and then how these patterns shaped human, social, and economic development, particularly paying attention to natural resource use. They will be responsible for utilizing the scientific method in their research and at the end of the semester will share their ideas with others in the class. Students will be challenged to critically think about the issues at hand, and will leave the class with the 21st century tools for succeeding in scientific research and writing in college.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Biology II, Other: Zoology (Academic)
C427AF/C427AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
One year of Biology I.

Course Description:
This class is a combination of vertebrate and invertebrate zoology. A study of the major phyla of the animal kingdom emphasizing the evolutionary progress from simple to more complex organisms will be conducted. The similarities and differences among animals will be studied through many dissections observing the internal and external anatomy of various animals and the physiology of systems and organs. Students will be required to dissect individually. Individual and group projects may also be required.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

C++ (Academic)
C062AF/C062AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Must have completed Computer Programming or have permission of the instructor.

Course Description:
The students will not only learn the syntax and semantics of the C++ language, but also the framework into which C++ programs fit, the analysis of problems to be solved using the language, and the techniques/process to develop these programs - from analysis, design, documentation, coding, debugging, quality control, acceptance, delivery, and maintenance of the delivered programs.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Ceramics I (Academic)
C748AF/C748AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Course Description:
This course is a basic introduction to ceramics. Hand building techniques including slabs, molds, pinching and stamping will be learned using low-fire clays. All work will be kiln-fired using slip decoration and low-fire glazes. Accurate journals will be kept to record data using iPads. Additionally, iPads are used for research on the internet.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Ceramics II (Academic)
C705AF/C705AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Ceramics I with a grade of “B” or better and approval of instructor. Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Course Description:
Handbuilding and wheel throwing will be explored using high fire clays, with a concentration on form. Surface application techniques, slip decoration, resist, underglazes and glazes will be used on clay forms. Historical and technical information along with kiln firing will be learned. Accurate journals will be kept to record glazing data. Ipads are used to research projects and record progress. Many illustrated books , as well as current ceramic magazines as well as current magazines are available for students to use.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Ceramics III (Academic)
C749CF 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Instructor Permission.

Course Description:
This course is designed to further develop the ceramic skills beyond Ceramics 2. Students will continue to learn wheel throwing techniques and broaden their investigation of hand building techniques. Design Thinking and Product Design projects will be incorporated throughout the semester.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Chemistry I (Academic)
C430AF/C430AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Freshmen: Successful passage of the Biology ECA Sophomores: Concurrent enrollment in Geometry A/X Open to all Juniors & Seniors

Course Description:
This course covers those topics that are deemed essential for having a basic understanding of Chemistry. These topics include the factor-label method, scientific notation, significant figures and uncertainty, writing formulas, nomenclature, equation balancing, the mole concept, stoichiometry and limiting reactants, atomic theory and structure of the atom, ionic and covalent bonding, dot diagrams, shapes of molecules, the periodic table, reaction prediction, energy and chemical reactions, solutions, gas laws and nuclear chemistry.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Chinese I (Academic)
C260AF/C260AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. No previous knowledge of Chinese is required or expected

Course Description:
This course introduces the student to Standard Chinese (Mandarin). Both the spoken and the written language will be covered, with an emphasis on pronunciation, the pinyin Romanization system and the building blocks (radicals) of the Chinese language. Numbers, colors, pets, family members, seasons, weather and other items of daily interest will be covered, as will very basic Chinese grammar. Students will also be introduced to the Chinese culture, including festivals, history, traditions, food and clothing.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Chinese II (Academic)
C261AF/C261AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Chinese I or equivalent with a second semester grade of C or above or permission of teacher.

Course Description:
Chinese level II is a continuum of Level I introductory course. It still focuses on elementary level in all four domains: speaking, listening, reading, and writing and with enriching instruction through the use of additional resources apart from the required textbooks. Students engage in a more complex language environment in speaking, listening, reading and writing through classroom interactive activities. Students reach a survival level of Chinese listening, speaking, reading and writing which allows them to communicate when traveling in China.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Competition Robotics (Academic)
C961AF/C961AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Introduction to Robotics. Course available fall or spring, depending on competition season. May be taken all four years

Course Description:
Academic for two semesters; Honors for subsequent semesters. Students will work in groups to design and build robotic systems using drive trains, electrical boards, lift mechanisms and other components. A requirement of the course is participation in robotics competition at the state level.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Composition (Academic)
C131AF/C131AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Required for juniors enrolled in English 11A. Sophomores in English 10A may take the course with special permission from department chairs.

Course Description:
This course focuses on correct grammatical usage, punctuation, and sentence structure. Students implement the writing process (pre-writing, composing, editing, and revising) by incorporating all grammar skills gained from previous classes. Students are assigned compositions of various purposes: personal, autobiographical, persuasive, analytical, definitive, cause and effect, expository, and literary. The course stresses the fundamental styles involved in narrative, descriptive, expository, and persuasive writing. Journaling is incorporated as a writing strategy.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Composition/Writing 10 (Academic) (Language Support)
C632AF/C632AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Required of all sophomores in Language Support Program.

Course Description:
This course expands grammar, mechanics, and usage conventions as a continuation of Comp 9 with instruction designed for LSP students’ written expressen needs. Students practice a variety of writing purposes to equip them to write across the curriculum and on high-stakes’ assessments. Writing to demonstrate understanding of factual articles, as well as writing about literature is emphasized. Students write a literary research paper third quarter. Learning, memory, and organizational strategies are refined for the success in upperclass courses. The Cathedral resume is also created.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Composition/Writing 9 (Academic) (Language Support)
C631AF/C631AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Required of all freshmen in Language Support Program.

Course Description:
This course provides structured practice in writing a variety of descriptive, narrative, persuasive and expository products, with the goal of accelerating written expression skills for writing across the high school curriculum. Students also create engaging technology projects. Through approaches designed for LSP students, they work to improve grammar, language mechanics and usage skills. Students write about literature, but close reading of factual material and the subsequent written expression to demonstrate this understanding is emphasized. Outlining, writing summaries, and examining the MLA format, prepares students for the third quarter research paper. Students are encouraged to apply brain-based instruction on the constructs of learning and memory tc all courses.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Computer Programming (Academic)
C053AF/C053AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Must have permission of the instructor.

Course Description:
This course is an introduction to the general principles of programming. Low-Level concepts such as Binary, Memory Locations, Logic, as well as High-Level concepts such as OOP’s Classes, Properties, Methods will be explored. The students will also be exposed to Assembly-Level Language, have extensive involvement with ALICE, and an introduction to JAVA. Students will be introduced to The Life Cycle of a Program or System, with documentation at each level. Determining Requirements, Planning, Approval, Design, Coding, Debugging, Testing, Acceptance, Deployment, Maintenance, Major Upgrades will also be discussed. For those interested, traditional coding is supplemented with designing, building, and programming robots using Lego Mindstorms NXT kits.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Concert Choir: Intermediate Chorus (Academic)
C711AF/C711AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Open to all students.

Course Description:
This course is an advanced vocal ensemble that provides group instruction designed to develop the skills necessary to perform a widely varied repertoire of ensemble literature. Some time will be spent on individual instruction in solo and audition repertoire. An emphasis will be placed on vocal technique through performance. Preparation for performance will include a study of the historical, formal, analytical and stylistic elements of each composition. Required rehearsals and performances. The group performs at all major school concerts, some community performances are likely, and several festivals and contest throughout the school year. *After review of curriculum requirements, Honors credit may be awarded for students in their 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th semesters as they demonstrate increasing levels of musical competency. The Choir Director will determine these requirements and achievement of competencies at each level.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Creative Writing (Academic)
C117AF/C117AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors. This course does not take the place of composition. Students may choose to take this course for either academic or college prep credit. Requirements will vary depending on the academic credit chosen.

Course Description:
This course is for self-motivated students who have the desire to practice and perfect their art of writing. Students learn the writing process and develop and nurture their creativity in a variety of forms such as writing children’s literature, plays, short stories, and poetry. Additionally, the course provides opportunity to develop editing and workshop skills.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Creative Writing II (Academic)
C156AF/C156AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Students must have previously taken Creative Writing I or must receive permission from the instructor.

Course Description:
This course will focus on the production and distribution of contemporary creative writing. Students will engage with current serial and online literary publications to study the range of creative writing available today. After an initial foray into genres and forms available to them, students will select a genre for their primary focus for the semester: non-fiction, poetry, or fiction, with the goal of completing a piece for publication in a student-driven literary magazine of their own design.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Drawing I (Academic)
C744AF/C744AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
None

Course Description:
This course concentrates on developing the students drawing and observation skills. Several mediums will be explored (colored pencil, pastels, pen and ink, etc.). A weekly outside sketchbook assignment will be required of each student. It is strongly suggested that students have access to a 35mm camera.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Drawing II (Academic)
C703AF/C703AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Grade of “B” or above in Drawing I or teacher approval with a portfolio. Open to all students.

Course Description:
This course concentrates on developing the student’s figure (body, head, hands, and feet) drawing skills. Class time and the required sketchbook will be devoted to practice, practice, practice. Again, access to a 35mm camera will be helpful.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Drawing III (Academic)
C743AF/C743AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Grades of “B” or better in Drawing II. Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Course Description:
Further foundational drawing and compositional techniques with a keen focus on intensifying observational skills. Develop individually creative directions through classroom projects and enrichment activities. Participate in an interactive classroom environment that is rewarding in terms of quality production as well as an enjoyable creative process. Work with a variety of media, including graphite and colored pencil, conte crayon, charcoal, and pastel. Build a strong base for use with drawing or any other art medium.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Drawing IV (Academic)
C708AF/C708AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Grades of “B” or better in Drawing III. Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Course Description:
Individual drawing skill and technique will grow further through landscapes, portraits, and figures as well as through an opportunity to develop personally directed themes and imagery. Media will expand to include others of interest including mixed media. As skills and confidence develop, individually stylized mark making will begin to emerge.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Earth & Space Science, Other: Astronomy (Academic)
C429AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
One year of biology

Course Description:
This course will provide students with an introduction to the concepts of modern astronomy, the origin and history of the Universe and the formation of the Earth and the solar system. Students will compare the Earth's properties with those of the other planets and explore how the heavens have influenced human thought and action. The course gives a description of astronomical phenomena using the simple laws of physics. The course covers many standard topics including planets, stars, the Milky Way and other galaxies, black holes to more complicated questions concerning relativity, time travel, and the life of the universe, its evolution and fate. This course will also look to pop-culture and its portrayal of space and time travel in human endeavors. The course also includes occasional telescope-observation nights where students will meet outside of school hours to use Cathedral’s several exceptional telescopes and other equipment. Although largely descriptive, the course will occasionally require the use of sophomore high school level mathematics.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Economics (Academic)
C544AF/C544AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to juniors and seniors.

Course Description:
This is the introductory course to the study of economics. This course is broken down into two surveys; nine weeks of microeconomics and nine weeks of macroeconomics. The microeconomic section will focus on the allocation of scarce resources and the rational decision making process involved to mitigate the situation. It will examine comparative economic systems, efficiency in production and allocation, supply and demand, international trade and decisions made by firms and industries. The macroeconomic section focuses on the US national economy and the role and effect it has on businesses. There will be units covering the role of government, measuring the economy, national income and economic stabilization through fiscal and monetary policy.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Elective PE/Weightlifting III (Academic)
C903AF/C903AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Elective PE/Introduction to Athletic Development and Elective PE/Weightlifting I . Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Course Description:
Showcase improved weightlifting mechanics and athletic development. Chart individual progress in upper and lower body lifts. Explore ways to steadily improve core strength.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Elective PE/Weightlifting IV (Academic)
C904AF/C904AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Elective PE/Weightlifting I, II and III. Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Course Description:
The activity part of this course will focus on each student’s physical fitness goals.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

English 10 (Academic)
C112AF/C112AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Sophomore course for Academic English students.

Course Description:
Classes read American literature from colonial times through postmodernism. An emphasis is placed on thematic understanding and investigation of literary art forms. Classes write on a variety of texts, with an emphasis on critical reading and thinking skills, and study grammar in writing and in standard practice. Classes study shorter works such as sermons, speeches, poetry, essays, and short stories; classes explore Huckleberry Finn and write a research paper on modern American literature, including The Great Gatsby. Students read the play, Fences, as well as the novel, Slaughter-House Five.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

English 10LS (Academic) (Language Support)
C612AF/C612AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Required of all students in Language Support Program.

Course Description:
This course expands critical reading skills across selections from Puritan to contemporary American literature. Instructional approaches, content, and assessments are designed for LSP learner needs. Teachers with expertise in exceptional learners provide a variety of research-based comprehension strategies through prose-other-than fiction, poetry, drama, and literature at the Academic level of difficulty. Students continue vocabulary instruction for word-level comprehension by examining syllabication and word analysis techniques which also expand reading decoding skills. Specialized instruction in comprehension strategies for not only literature, but for factual information as well, enhances comprehension abilities for students’ other coursework.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

English 11 (Academic)
C113AF/C113AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Junior course for Academic English students.

Course Description:
Explore British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the 21st century, identify literary elements and analyze content for meaning. Emphasis on critical thinking skills through assessments such as class discussion, small group projects, and a variety of writing strategies, including literature-based essays, one four to five page research paper, reader response journals, and creative projects. Learn and use new vocabulary taken from SAT lists or from the major texts.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

English 12 (Academic)
C114AF/C114AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Senior course for Academic English students.

Course Description:
English 12A begins with an examination of Greek literature beginning with The Iliad and The Odyssey of Homer. There is an emphasis on literary analysis and the understanding of cultural, historical, and religious ideas found in classical literature. In order to further develop research and writing skills prior to college entrance, a three to four page research paper is required; in addition, students can expect three to five formal essay assignments each semester. Other classic literature studied includes Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Dante’s Inferno, A Doll’s House, the Epic of Gilgamesh, Don Quixote, The Stranger, Metamorphosis by Kafka, Greek drama with The Oresteia and The Theban Plays of Sophocles

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

English 9 (Academic)
C111AF/C111AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Freshman course for Academic English students.

Course Description:
The foundation for the following three years of high school English is established. Included is background information on Shakespeare, Greek mythology, grammar, and vocabulary skills, to prepare the student to independently read more complex material. Students analyze themes, literary elements, and plot structures. The student’s writing includes annotating, summarizing, and analyzing both nonfiction and fiction assignments, culminating in various assignments including both short and in-depth research papers. Both informal and formal oral presentation skills are developed.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

English 9LS (Academic) (Language Support)
C611AF/C611AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
This course is required for all students in the Language Support Program.

Course Description:
This course surveys world literature through practice in critical reading of selections from novels, short stories, mythology, plays (Shakespeare) and poems. (Non-fiction is studied in the Comp 9 LS course as part of written expression.) Instructional approaches and assessments are designed for the needs of LSP students by teachers with expertise in exceptional learners. Students l are taught a vocabulry system for acquiring new sight words, spelling them, and using in oral and written communication for both expanding word level comprehension and reading decoding skills. A project-based approach for engaging, collaboratiive lessons that frequently utilizes technology enhance students’ high levels of language learning.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

English Literature: Shakespeare (Academic)
C118AF/C118AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors in Academic or Honors English.

Course Description:
This course allows students to review English literature and history through the works of Shakespeare. Students read comedies, tragedies, histories, and sonnets. Students develop presentations to illustrate Shakespeare’s influence on literary thought and the dramatic genre.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Etymology (Academic)
C151AF/C151AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors in Academic or Honors English.

Course Description:
This course allows students to study the Latin and Greek origins of words. Emphasis is placed on learning prefixes, suffixes, and root words derived from Latin and Greek to strengthen and to enhance vocabulary growth. Additional course work includes learning derivatives based on these prefixes, suffixes, and root words, and doing activities which require usage of the words. This elective can provide invaluable vocabulary assistance for the SAT, ACT, and future college work.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Fiber Arts (Academic)
C707AF/C707AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Recommended for sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Course Description:
Students in Fiber Arts engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and production that lead to the creation of portfolio quality works. Students create fiber art works utilizing processes such as loom and non-loom construction, dyeing, coiling, and silk painting. Students will reflect upon and refine their work; explore cultural and historical connections; analyze, interpret, theorize, and make informed judgments about artwork and the nature of art.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Forensic Science (Academic)
C402AF/C402AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Recommended: Completion of Chemistry

Course Description:
Forensic science is a course which applies basic biological, chemical and physical science principles and technological practices to the purpose of criminal investigation and justice. Major themes of study in this course include analysis of chemicals found in drugs, blood spatter, DNA, trace evidence and fingerprints. The class primarily focuses on laboratory investigations and writing. For this reason, excellent attendance is crucial to the successful completion of this class.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

French I (Academic)
C211AF/C211AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
None

Course Description:
This course introduces students to the French language and culture. Students learn basic vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation. Students listen, read, write, and speak through various individual, paired and group activities. Students have the opportunity to appreciate different cultures and the value of language learning in an increasingly global society.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

French II (Academic)
C212AF/C212AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Successful completion of French IA or equivalent or permission of teacher.

Course Description:
This course continues in the development of listening, reading, writing and speaking skills. Students review and expand their knowledge of French grammar and vocabulary. Students become increasingly aware of cultural diversity.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Fundamentals of Sports Medicine (Academic)
C905AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Anatomy recommended, but not required. Open to Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors.

Course Description:
The course emphasizes prevention, recognition, management and rehabilitation of common sports-related injuries and illnesses. Topics include musculoskeletal injuries (fractures, sprains,strains), sports related emergencies (heat illness,sudden cardiac arrest, head/neck injuries), and general medical conditions (asthma, skin infections, etc). Students also learn about the various professions that manage athletic related injuries, administration of sports medicine services, and the unique nutritional requirements of competitive athletes.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Geometry (Academic)
C031AF/C031AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Algebra I A or teacher recommendation. A calculator is required.*

Course Description:
Explore modern Euclidean geometry with an emphasis on logical thinking and the problem-solving concepts and skills learned in Algebra I. Examine three-dimensional geometry and basic trigonometry and its applications, and learn the fundamentals of formal proof. Further develop algebraic skills by applying algebraic concepts to detailed geometry problems. *Students in Geometry may use a graphing calculator or a regular scientific calculator. The recommended scientific calculator is the TI30XS and the recommended graphing calculator is the TI 83+ or TI 84+ (any version).

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

German I (Academic)
C221AF/C221AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
None

Course Description:
This course is an introduction to the German language and the culture. Students learn basic vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation. An emphasis is placed on listening, reading, writing and speaking skills through various individual, paired and group activities. Students will learn to appreciate the different cultures and the value of language learning in an increasingly global society.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

German II (Academic)
C222AF/C222AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Successful completion of German I with a second semester grade of C or higher or permission of teacher.

Course Description:
This course continues in the development of listening, reading, writing and speaking skills. Students review and expand their knowledge of German grammar and vocabulary. Students become increasingly aware of cultural diversity.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Gospel Choir: Intermediate Chorus (Academic)
C718AF/C718AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
None

Course Description:
Gospel Choir emphasizes various styles of gospel music. Required rehearsals and performances. The nature of this course allows for successive semesters of instruction at an advanced level provided that defined standards are utilized. *After review of curriculum requirements, Honors credit may be awarded for students in their 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th semesters as they demonstrate increasing levels of musical competency. The Choir Director will determine these requirements and achievement of competencies at each level.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Government (Academic)
C534AF/C534AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to juniors and seniors. Students must be enrolled in Academic English, AP English or the Pre-IB program.

Course Description:
This course provides a survey of how people formed contracts with those who govern them. Students will discuss comparative forms of governments and the origins of the US government from the colonial period to the present, focusing on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The course covers the three branches of our government, and how each works within the confines of the concept of separation of powers and the system of checks and balances. This course is taught through a project-based approach where students will be responsible for research and presentation of ideas.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

In Our Village (Academic)
C157AF 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to all juniors and seniors. Course available during the fall semester only of even numbered years.

Course Description:
Based on the book In Our Village, juniors and seniors will create a book relating to life at Cathedral High School. Students will focus on narrative/non-fiction writing and interviewing techniques with some discussion of photography. In addition, the history of East Africa, a limited study of Swahili, and fiction related to Africa will be covered. If the student is in college prep English, this is a CP and credit class. If the student is in honors/academic English, this is an academic credit. To earn this credit, the student will complete additional course work with the reading of a novel, writing two additional papers, and having leadership positions for guiding group work and creating service learning projects. Emphasis on previous responsibility for deadlines will be seriously considered for acceptance into the class.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Independent Study: Music (Academic)
C725AF/C725AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to seniors only and by permission.

Course Description:
Curriculum is written to the individual needs of the student. Contact Band, Choir or Orchestra Director for more information. Must be approved by Department Chair.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Intermediate Concert and Marching Band (Academic)
C722AF/C722AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
None

Course Description:
The structure of the daily learning experience includes development of instrumental technique, ensemble blend and balance, and musical expression. Required rehearsals and performances are mandatory unless excused by Band Director or Administration. *After review of curriculum requirements, Academic credit may be awarded for students in their 3rd and 4th semesters as they demonstrate increasing levels of musical competency. The Band Director will determine these requirements and the achievement of competencies at each level.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Intermediate Orchestra (Academic)
C729AF/C729AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
None

Course Description:
This course is an ensemble designed for students with intermediate or advancing ability on a string instrument. The class curriculum focuses on nurturing the personal growth of each member in the areas of technique, style, and musicality. A broad range of repertoire will be explored. Students will have numerous performance and learning opportunities. All members are expected to practice individually and to attend musical performances off-campus. Performances are required, including participation in ISSMA solo/ensemble and ISSMA Organizational contest (when applicable). *After review of curriculum requirements, Honors credit may be awarded for students in their 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th semesters as they demonstrate increasing levels of musical competency as defined and determined by the Band Director and/or Orchestra Director.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Introdcution to Broadcasting (Radio and Television I) (Academic)
C835AF/C835AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
None

Course Description:
Students enrolled in Introduction to Broadcasting (Radio and Television I) will discover a world of emerging technologies, as well as time-tested storytelling and scriptwriting assignments. Emphasis is placed on career opportunities, production, programming, promotion, sales, performance, and equipment operation. Instructional strategies include a hands-on school-based enterprise, public service, school initiatives, community activities, and much more. Students will create a video portfolio containing projects produced throughout the year for potential college and employment opportunities.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Introduction to the Community of Faith, The Revelation of Jesus Christ in Scripture, and Who Is Jesus Christ? (Academic)
C309CF/C309CS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
None

Course Description:
Semesters 1 & 2 – I. Introduction to the Community of Faith II. The Revelation of Jesus Christ in Scripture III. Who Is Jesus Christ? I. The purpose of this part of the coursework is to introduce each student to the Cathedral Family. The students will explore Cathedral’s core values and traditions of the Congregation of Holy Cross. They will also learn about the history and spirituality of the Congregation of Holy Cross as it relates to the Cathedral community. The curriculum helps to assure that our Catholic identity and Holy Cross tradition will permeate every aspect of the school climate and program. II. The purpose of this part of the coursework is to give students a general knowledge and appreciation of the Sacred Scriptures. Through their study of the Bible they will come to encounter the living Word of God, Jesus Christ. Students will learn about the Bible, authored by God through Inspiration, and its value to people throughout the world. If they have not been taught this earlier, they will learn how to read the Bible and will become familiar with the major sections of the Bible and the books included in each section. The students will pay particular attention to the Gospels, where they may grow to know and love Jesus Christ more personally. III. The purpose of this part of the coursework is to introduce students to the mystery of Jesus Christ, the living Word of God, the Second Person of the Blessed Trinity. Students will understand that Jesus Christ is the ultimate Revelation to us from God. In learning about who he is, the students will also learn who he calls them to be.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Introduction to Two-Dimensional Art (Academic)
C740AF/C740AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Recommended for freshmen, sophomores and juniors.

Course Description:
This course is designed for sports fans who like to draw, paint and/or create original artwork. Intro to 2D Art will teach students how to draw realistic pieces regardless of their ability level or previous experience. Students will improve their hand - eye coordination and their ability to communicate through design, both of which are essential in achieving success in art. Projects will allow students to create original works of art from their own interest in sports and their own abilities. A variety of art styles, art mediums and master artists will be studied to broaden each student’s overall knowledge of art.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Irish Adrenaline: (Show Choir) Intermediate Level (Academic)
C738AF/C738AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Open to female students in grades 10-12, by audition only.

Course Description:
Irish Adrenaline is an auditioned all-female show/concert choir limited to 40 members, comprised of students in grades 10-12. The group performs a variety of choral literature that ranges from advanced chamber and concert to pop and Broadway. Irish Adrenaline will compete extensively around Indiana during the winter months. The group performs at all major school concerts, some community performances are likely, and several festivals and contest throughout the school year. After review of curriculum requirements, Honors credit may be awarded for students in their 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th semesters as they demonstrate increasing levels of musical competency. The Choir Director will determine these requirements and achievement of competencies at each level.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Jazz Ensemble (Academic)
C723AF/C723AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Open to all students by permission of Band Director and/or Jazz Band Director.

Course Description:
In-depth study of jazz styles, interpretation, and improvisation forms the core of this course. Concurrent membership in Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Concert Band, Orchestra or Choir is required unless otherwise approved by the Band Director and/or Jazz Band Director. The nature of this course allows for successive semesters of instruction at an advancing level provided that defined standards are achieved. Rehearsals and performances are required unless excused by the Jazz Band Director or Administration. *After review of curriculum requirements, Honors credit may be awarded for students in their 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th semesters as they demonstrate increasing levels of musical competency as defined and determined by the Band Director and/or Jazz Band Director.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Jesus Christ’s Mission Continues in the Church and Sacraments as Privileged Encounters with Jesus Christ (Academic)
C311CF/C311CS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Theology 9 and 10

Course Description:
Semester 5 – Jesus Christ’s Mission Continues in the Church The purpose of this course is to help the students understand that in and through the Church they encounter the living Jesus Christ. They will be introduced to the fact that the Church was founded by Christ through the Apostles and is sustained by him through the Holy Spirit. The students will come to know that the Church is the living Body of Christ today. This Body has both divine and human elements. In this course, students will learn not so much about events in the life of the Church but about the sacred nature of the Church. Semester 6 – Sacraments as Privileged Encounters with Jesus Christ The purpose of this course is to help students understand that they can encounter Christ today in a full and real way in and through the sacraments, and especially through the Eucharist. Students will examine each of the sacraments in detail so as to learn how they may encounter Christ throughout life.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Jewelry I/Metalsmithing (Academic)
C734AF/C735AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Recommended for sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Course Description:
Students in Jewelry engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass art history, art criticism, aesthetics and production that lead to the creation of portfolio quality works. Students will create jewelry using a variety of materials such as metal, glass, beads and leather. They will utilize the processes such as cold connections, enameling and fusing. Students will reflect upon and refine their work; explore cultural and historical connections; analyze, interpret, theorize and make informed judgments about artwork and the nature of art.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Journalism II: Newspaper (Academic)
C134AF/C134AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Academic level: A (first year in class); X (second and/or third year on staff) Credits: 2 (may be repeated for up to 6 credits) Prerequisite: Completion of Journalistic Writing (known as Introduction to Newspaper during the 2013-2014 school year) is encouraged, but not required. Any student may enroll in the class with the permission of the faculty moderator, who makes the final decision regarding the enrollment of the newspaper staff.

Course Description:
Students will produce each issue of the Megaphone, the student newspaper. Students will write a variety of assignments, such as news, feature, sports, columns and editorials. Students with an interest in photojournalism may enroll to shoot photos for the publication. Megaphone staff members who serve as editors are expected to participate in after-school work sessions one week every three or four weeks, based on publication deadlines. Students enrolled in this course for a third semester and beyond receive honors credit. Note: This course fulfills the fine arts graduation requirement. Students also must complete a one-page application, which is available from any counselor or from Mr. Willis in Loretto 2214, before enrolling.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Journalism II: Yearbook (Academic)
C136AF/C136AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Completion of Journalism I: Journalistic Writing (known as Introduction to Newspaper during the 2013-2014 school year), Photography (fine arts department) or Photojournalism is encouraged, but not required. Any student may enroll in the class with the permission of the faculty moderator, who makes the final decision regarding the enrollment of the yearbook staff.

Course Description:
Students will write copy and captions, take photos and design pages for the Cathedran, the school’s award-winning yearbook. Staff members should be disciplined and organized and possess the ability to multitask and to meet deadlines. While some after-school work time is required, students have the ability to complete yearbook work on a web-based service in the cloud. Students interested in learning academic writing and editing skills to tell the Cathedral story should consider the class. Note: Note: This course fulfills the fine arts graduation requirement. Students also must complete a one-page application, which is available from any counselor or from Mr. Willis in Loretto 2214, before enrolling.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Latin I (Academic)
C231AF/C231AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
None

Course Description:
This course is an introduction to the language and culture in Roman life. An emphasis is placed on the basic language skills of vocabulary, grammar, syntax. Students will read in both Latin and English about mythology and classical Roman culture. Latin derivatives will be studied to increase English verbal skills. Various projects will be completed on aspects of Roman culture during the year. Students are eligible to join the National Junior Classical League.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Latin I LS (Academic) (Language Support)
C615AF/C15AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
None

Course Description:
This course is designed as an introduction to the classical Roman language and culture for Language Support students. Multisensory instruction will include the basic language skills of vocabulary, grammar, and reading of the Latin language. Latin derivatives will be emphasized to increase students’ English decoding and encoding skills. Students will complete a multimedia project each quarter on an aspect of Roman culture. Thecourse maximizes Universal Design for Learning principles and affords students multiple avenues to learn, grow, and succeed.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Latin II (Academic)
C232AF/C232AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Latin I with a second semester grade of C or higher or permission of teacher.

Course Description:
This course continues the study of grammar including participles, infinitives and the subjunctive mood. An emphasis is placed on the grammatical structures and vocabulary needed to read selections from various Latin authors in the original language. Classical Roman history and culture are studied through the translations. Various projects are completed on aspects of Roman culture during the year. Students are eligible to join the National Junior Classical League.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Latin II LS (Academic) (Language Support)
C616AF/C616AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Approval of Language Support English teacher and Latin teacher.

Course Description:
This course continues the multisensory study of Latin grammar, covering more complex grammatical structures. Students from LSP continue to increase Latin vocabulary. The study of Latin derivatives advances their English vocabulary. Ancient Roman history and culture are studied through translations, with a year-long focus on the fall of the republic and the foundation of the empire. Students complete a project each quarter on an aspect of Roman culture. The course maximizes Universal Design for Learning principles and affords students multiple avenues to learn, grow, and succeed.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Latin III LS (Academic) (Language Support)
C617AF/C617AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Approval of Language Support English teacher and Latin teacher.

Course Description:
This course continues the multisensory study of more complex Latin grammar, such as the subjunctive mood. The students apply these grammatical structures to read and translate excerpts from works of various Latin authors, including Virgil’s Aeneid. Students experience a variety of literary forms in Latin. The students receive an in- depth perception of Roman history and culture through the words of the Romans themselves. Students also expand their English vocabulary through a structured study of Latin derivatives.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Latin IV LS (Academic) (Language Support)
C618AF/C618AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Approval of Language Support English teacher and Latin teacher.

Course Description:
This course concludes the multisensory exploration of the more complex Latin grammar of the subjunctive mood, use of the supine and the syntactical construction of Latin poetry. The students will learn to apply these grammatical structures to read and translate excerpts from works of various Latin authors and modern works translated into Latin. The students will receive an in- depth perception of our retained Roman and Latin Culture through the words of the Romans themselves.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Living as a Disciple of Jesus Christ in Society and Ecumenical and Interreligious Issues (Academic)
C312CF/C312CS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Theology 9, 10 and 11

Course Description:
Semester 7 - Living as a Disciple of Jesus Christ in Society. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the Church’s social teaching. In this course, students are to learn how Christ’s concern for others, especially the poor and needy, is present today in the Church’s social teaching and mission. Semester 8 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Issues The purpose of this course is to help the students understand the manner in which the Catholic Church relates to non-Catholic Christians as well as to other religions of the world. Building on the foundational truth that Jesus Christ established the Catholic Church and entrusted to her the fullness of God’s Revelation, the course is intended to help students to recognize the ways in which important spiritual truths can also be found in non-Catholic Christian churches and ecclesial communities as well as in non-Christian religions. It is also intended to help them to recognize the ways in which other systems of belief and practice differ from the Catholic faith.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Make-Up (Academic)
C785AF/C785AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
None

Course Description:
Students enrolled in this course actively engage in the process of designing, and implementing the technical aspects of creating a character by use of stage make-up. These activities incorporate elements of theatre history, culture, analysis, response, the creative process, and integrated studies by learning to create a character as described by his role. Students explore the evolution and use of stage make-up designers and technology and its impact on contemporary theater. Additionally, students explore the career opportunities available for make-up designers and artists.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Music Theory and Composition (Academic)
C727AF/C727AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to all students.

Course Description:
This course provides activities and instruction designed to develop skills in the description and analysis of music and theoretical concepts. Students will develop abilities to master ear training skills, compose short works to illustrate the principles studied, and study traditional and nontraditional music notation and sound sources as tools for musical composition and analysis.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Music Theory and Composition II (Academic)
C733AF/C733AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Theory I or permission of instructor.

Course Description:
Theory II will be a continuation of Music Theory I. Theory II will expand concepts explored in Music Theory I as well as form and function of different ears of music from early baroque to contemporary practices. We will be taking these practices and putting them to use in our own compositions. This course will be intensive in writing music. Students will have opportunities to create their own melodies and harmonies. Theory II will be for students who do not wish to take AP Theory and/or may need more instruction before going to AP Theory.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Painting I (Academic)
C745AF/C745AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Grades of “B” or better in Drawing I and II.

Course Description:
Experience, practice, and develop work with several painting mediums. Begin developing initial painting techniques through watercolor with an introduction to color and brushwork. This will be followed by exploration of Acrylic painting through studies followed by a final painting. Subjects will include landscapes and other personal visual references.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Photography I (Academic)
C770AF/C770AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to Grades 9-12. A 35mm camera (manual) is strongly recommended.

Course Description:
Photography students engage in art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and production leading to the creation of portfolio quality works. This course is designed to give the student an experience and understanding of photography and how it relates to the visual arts. The students will have extensive darkroom experience in which they will process film and develop prints for each of their projects. The focus is on composition and technical skills.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Photography II (Academic)
C771AF/C771AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Photography I with a grade of “B” or better and approval of instructor. A 35mm digital camera is required

Course Description:
This course is designed to give students an advanced experience and understanding of Digital Photography in relation to fine art. Students will be assigned thematic projects and will be expected to participate in classroom discussions. Students will be given the opportunity to learn Adobe Photoshop using school provided MacBook Pro laptops.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Physics I (Academic)
C440AF/C440AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Successful passage of the Biology ECA. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in at least Algebra II. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in at least Algebra II.

Course Description:
The goal of this course is to demonstrate to students that Physics can be fun and to encourage the pursuit of physics courses at the college level. Topics deemed essential to adequately introduce students to physics will be taught. Areas of discussion include Newton’s Laws of Motion and Universal Gravitation, forces, fields, energy, momentum, power, charge, electricity, magnetism, sound, light, atoms and nuclear concerns. Other topics that may arise include: quantum concepts, relativity, thermodynamics, cosmology, and even possibly ‘string theory’ or the search to unify all forces. Students will perform laboratory exercises, learning to manipulate equipment and collect data both by physical senses and with data software.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Precalculus (Academic)
C041AF/C041AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Algebra II A with a “C-” or above and teacher recommendation. A graphing calculator is required.*

Course Description:
Thoroughly review, develop, and enhance the understanding of functions and their graphs, emphasizing trigonometry and its applications. Investigate analytic geometry, vectors, and combinatorics.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Pre-Engineering I (Academic)
C965AF/C965AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to all students. Ruler and scientific calculator required.

Course Description:
This project-based course emphasizes engineering design process, design with CAD software, strength of materials and structures, scale and proportion, solid modeling, bridge design , project management, and human factors. A formal presentations are required at the completion of major group projects.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Pre-Engineering II (Academic)
C966AF/C966AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Algebra 1 and geometry. (Pre-engineering 1 is strongly recommended as a prerequisite.) Ruler and scientific calculator required.

Course Description:
This project-based course surveys a variety of engineering disciplines and may include projects in: physics-based mechanical engineering, chemical engineering and thermodynamics, audio and sound engineering, biomedical engineering, advanced CAD techniques. Formal presentations are required at the conclusion of major projects.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Pre-Engineering III (Academic)
C967AF/C967AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Algebra 1 and geometry. Scientific calculator required.

Course Description:
This project-based course surveys a variety of engineering disciplines and may include projects in: electrical engineering circuits, environmental engineering and natural resources, materials science engineering, and advanced CAD techniques and 3D printing. Formal presentations are required at the conclusion of major projects.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Printmaking (Academic)
C706AF/C706AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
None

Course Description:
The printmaking course is designed to introduce students to traditional printing techniques from simple mono prints to linoleum prints and embossments. Students will learn to design and produce a template from which to create original prints onto paper especially made for printmaking purposes. This is a great course for someone who wants to learn a traditional art form while making multiple copies of their work by hand.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Sculpture I (Academic)
C747AF/C747AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
None

Course Description:
The sculpture course gives students an opportunity to explore three-dimensionally. Focusing on the elements and principles of design, students will create forms through additive and subtractive methods from a variety of materials. Media may include working with plaster, wood, ceramics, and found objects. Students who enjoy working with their hands and creating designs that explore visual space beyond flat work will enjoy the challenge and experience of working with sculptural materials.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Sociology (Academic)
C555AF/C555AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to Juniors and Seniors.

Course Description:
This course emphasizes the study of society in America. Students learn to use a sociological perspective to examine social issues by using the theories of structural function, social conflict and symbolic interaction. Topics covered include population, education, deviance, socialization, race and ethnicity, family, economy, and politics.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Spanish I (Academic)
C241AF/C241AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
None

Course Description:
This course is an introduction to the Spanish language and the culture. Students learn basic vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation. An emphasis is placed on listening, reading, writing and speaking skills through various individual, paired and group activities. Students will learn to appreciate the different cultures and the value of language learning in an increasingly global society.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Spanish II (Academic)
C242AF/C242AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Spanish I or equivalent or permission of teacher.

Course Description:
This course continues in the development of listening, reading, writing and speaking skills. Students review and expand their knowledge of Spanish grammar and vocabulary. Students become increasingly aware of cultural diversity.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Speech (Academic)
C141AF/C141AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to all juniors. Sophomores in English 10A may take the course with special permission from department chairs. Required unless student has completed Debate.

Course Description:
Students learn how to effectively use oral communication in all areas of public speaking. Students learn the fundamentals and techniques of organizing, researching and presenting material for individual speeches.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Sports History and Culture (Academic)
C585AF/C585AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Course Description:
As Cathedral continues its push for 21st century learning and skills, students must also be equipped with cultural competency that will help them become “citizens of the world” per the Portrait of a Graduate. This one-semester course will emphasize the use of relevant articles, documentaries, texts and readings about historical events and what role sports played in that event. This course will also help students form opinions about how American culture has been shaped by the sports landscape. Topics discussed will be centered around equality, nationalism, gender issues, tragedy and impacts on modern culture. By the end of the course, students will be able to focus on and answer three major questions: How have sports positively and negatively impacted the fabric of American culture? How have sports displayed a public theater for Americans to watch as historical events unfold? How have sports served as an agent of social change regarding social class, race and ethnicity, gender, media and international political affairs?

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

STEM I (Academic)
C970AF/C970AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
None.

Course Description:
Students will work in teams on a daily basis to solve problems and challenges grounded in the real world in STEM disciplines. Topics include: an introduction and exposure to a multitude and variety of STEM careers, an overview of the Engineering Design Process, and learning and applying the STEM Habits of Mind (critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, communication, entrepreneurialism, and leadership) in order to find timely solutions to relevant problems. Innovation will be emphasized through the development, marketing, and presentation of a new product, as will the application of knowledge and skills acquired through previous and concurrent science, technology, engineering, and mathematics experiences. This course may be taken for academic credit by those students interested in extending the projects and delving more deeply into the problems in order to find more sophisticated solutions. While completing this additional coursework, students seeking academic credit will be expected to assume leadership roles in guiding group work.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

STEM II (Academic)
C971AF/C971AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Must have taken STEM I. For students in an Academic or Honors Math class.

Course Description:
Students will work in teams on a daily basis to solve problems and challenges grounded in the real world in STEM disciplines. Topics include: continued exposure to a multitude and variety of STEM careers, continued utilization of the Design Thinking Process, and continued application of the STEM Habits of Mind (critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, communication, entrepreneurialism, and leadership) in order to find timely solutions to relevant problems. Innovation will be emphasized through the development, marketing, and presentation of a new product. Community involvement will be emphasized, as students will work in teams to identify a STEM-related community issue, investigate it, and develop a potential solution while working with community partners. This course may be taken for academic credit by those students interested in extending the projects and delving more deeply into the problems in order to find more sophisticated solutions. While completing this additional coursework, students seeking academic credit will be expected to assume leadership roles in guiding group work.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

The Mission of Jesus Christ (The Paschal Mystery) and Life in Jesus Christ (Academic)
C310CF/C310CS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Theology 9

Course Description:
Semester 3 – The Mission of Jesus Christ (The Paschal Mystery) The purpose of this course is to help students understand all God has done for us through his Son, Jesus Christ. Through this course of study, students will learn that for all eternity, God has planned for us to share eternal happiness with him, which is accomplished through the redemption Christ won for us. Students will learn that they share in this redemption only in and through Jesus Christ. They will also be introduced to what it means to be a disciple of Christ and what life as a disciple entails. Semester 4 – Life in Jesus Christ The purpose of this course is to help students understand that it is only through Christ that they can fully live out God’s plans for their lives. Students are to learn the moral concepts and precepts that govern the lives of Christ’s disciples.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

U.S. History (Academic)
C520AF/C520AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Open to sophomores and juniors concurrently enrolled in English A and to students in the Language Support Program.

Course Description:
This course is a comprehensive study of the events, issues and persons that have shaped American history. Students are tested on their knowledge of historical events with considerable emphasis placed on analysis and evaluation. Students are expected not only to learn historical facts of U.S. History, but will also be exposed to Historical skills; including the analysis of primary and secondary sources, the identification of broad historical themes, synthesize evidence including primary and secondary sources. Particular focus will be placed on the celebration of Indiana’s Bicentennial with partnerships with the Indiana Historical Society, Indiana Humanities Council and the Indiana Bicentennial Commission.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Visual Communication: Design I (Academic)
C772AF/C772AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to grades 9-12

Course Description:
This course is structured to give the student a basic knowledge of design as it relates to the visual arts. There will be a focus on graphic design, page layout, and composition with a special emphasis on learning the Adobe Creative Suite. Macbooks are provided and used in class.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Visual Communication: Design II (Academic)
C775AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: Design I with a grade of “B” or above and approval of instructor. Open to all students.

Course Description:
This course would further develop the student’s visual problem solving skills learned in Design I with a special emphasis on using the computer and design programs. The students would also study the history of design and work collaboratively with other disciplines. There will also be a focus on presentation skills and how it will benefit the students as they continue their education and/or enter the workplace.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

Voices of the World (Academic)
C125AS 1 Semester 1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Open to juniors and seniors in Academic or Honors English.

Course Description:
Students in this course read and react to literary selections emerging from the panorama of ethnic communities that make up America in the 21st century. Recent fiction and nonfiction selections from the Native-American, African-American and Latino-American cultures, will be included. The theme for this course is “The New American Dream.” Students will utilize creativity, cooperative groups, and communication skills to analyze how these ethnic voices represent the new American Dream.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

World History and Civilization (Academic)
C510AF/C510AS 2 Semesters 2 Credits
Prerequisite:
Required for freshmen or sophomores concurrently enrolled in Academic English 9 or 10.

Course Description:
This two-semester course emphasizes key events and developments in the past that influenced peoples and places in subsequent eras. The primary focus of the course is to enable students to understand their connections to the development of civilizations. Students are expected to practice skills and processes of historical thinking and inquiry that involve chronological thinking, comprehension, analysis and interpretation, research, issues-analysis, and decision making. They examine the key concepts of continuity and change, universality and individuality, and unity and diversity among various peoples and cultures throughout the world from the past to the present. Additional emphasis is placed on categorizing historical evidence, construction of a thesis, and presenting their analysis through written, and/or oral reports.

Course Information
Graduation
Requirement
Core 40
Approved
Academic
Honors Approved
Elective
Course
NCAA
Approved
Course
Fee

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